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01-29-23, 09:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By slcbob

Another dominant show of force by GrainBrain ....

Another dominant show of force by GrainBrain . Feel free to get that out of your system!

Nice to some of the usual suspects trickling in.
01-28-23, 06:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By slcbob

Don't be surprised to see Sagan in Leadville....

Don't be surprised to see Sagan in Leadville. Watch for Sara to break the story.
01-27-23, 09:17 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 789
Posted By slcbob

GrainBrain , you're crushing it. Top 3% of this...

GrainBrain , you're crushing it. Top 3% of this race, top 1.5% of the early season rolling tally.

Eat more chickin.
01-27-23, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By slcbob

I was there, too. I was maybe ten yards ahead and...

I was there, too. I was maybe ten yards ahead and to his left when he threw his helmet into the crowd to his right. It looks like we were pretty close to each other. That was a good race.
01-24-23, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By slcbob

Hoogerland is back!

Sort of. But go, Johnny, go!

https://www.procyclingstats.com/article/johnny-hoogerland-returns-to-uci-racing
01-24-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By slcbob

No announcement until next week. I think there's...

No announcement until next week. I think there's still time in there for Miguel Angel Lopez to pull off some heroics that shake this up.
01-18-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By slcbob

Another stage victory for GrainBrain ! We haven't...

Another stage victory for GrainBrain ! We haven't seen dominance like this since back when George Santos was riding for Radio Shack.
01-17-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By slcbob

Some impressive pantos dropping by Grain Brain....

Some impressive pantos dropping by Grain Brain. Let's see how this goes. It's not such a long way to Mount Lofty, but maybe there's still time to reel back a few hundred points.

Hayters gonna...
01-15-23, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 378
Posted By slcbob

It seems Caleb was! That little rascal did OK in...

It seems Caleb was! That little rascal did OK in the preview crit down under. May he stay on his bike some more, and let's hope the antipodean teen fan girls let the lads sleep.
12-22-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By slcbob

Great riders went to Ineos to toil well paid but...

Great riders went to Ineos to toil well paid but semi-anonymously in the trenches. Sort of a Ben Hur, row well and live scene.

Then every now and then, the GC guy would crash out and we'd get to...
12-12-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 849
Posted By slcbob

Per CN, the IPT roster was full at 30 two days...

Per CN, the IPT roster was full at 30 two days ago. Of folks not going to Le Tour.
12-12-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By slcbob

I was thinking of the argy bargy pugilists rather...

I was thinking of the argy bargy pugilists rather than proper sprinter chops. Basically, GCN meets Rollerball.

I'm a fan of Robbie McEwen and would expect him to magically slice through the fog to...
12-11-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,285
Posted By slcbob

Only if it is a steel cage match. Perhaps...

Only if it is a steel cage match.

Perhaps him, Sagan, Groenewegen, Bouhani, with Renshaw doing a few head butt leadouts.
10-14-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,001
Posted By slcbob

Interesting observation on Cofidis. Imagine...

Interesting observation on Cofidis.

Imagine what a scramble it would have been if Ewan stayed on his bike. Only 400 points separate 14th to 18th place, on the lip of the precipice.
10-10-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

I feel like we were worked over by Tadej...

I feel like we were worked over by Tadej Semročar. Or was is Semco Rocenepoel?

That Cannibal even pipped my claim to the Siempre Segundo consolation prize by soft pedaling over the line to gift...
10-09-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

I have returned the favor today. Unintentionally....

I have returned the favor today. Unintentionally. Paris-Tours is not the only race I missed in my dotage, but one of them.

I'll keep the 2nd step of the season podium warm for you for a few hours...
10-06-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Another convincing stage win by those refugees...

Another convincing stage win by those refugees from Pitcairn Island. And another segundo para mi. Semroc gliding in to round out the podium, well on his way to take the GC soon, immune to the...
10-04-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Valverde and Herrada, too! :roflmao: :eek: :bang:...

Valverde and Herrada, too! :roflmao: :eek: :bang: :crash:
10-03-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

So much for Siempre Segundo yo. OTOH, my crushing...

So much for Siempre Segundo yo. OTOH, my crushing victory today netted me only 180 points over semroc in this piddling little Cat 3 race. If there were 20 more races left in this little liga, that...
10-03-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Oops! I spoke too soon. Juju is back off the...

Oops! I spoke too soon. Juju is back off the front again. Points scored at 20k to go!

He dragged Covi and Hirschi up, too, so I'm going backwards again compared to some of you. C'est la vie.
...
10-03-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Always a bridesmaid, but even with my 67 dresses...

Always a bridesmaid, but even with my 67 dresses they frown at me at those "support lady riders" events.

All that work at the front from Alahphilippe today was deftly slotted between the breakaway...
10-02-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Monday fun day. Don't miss out on the next round...

Monday fun day. Don't miss out on the next round of frustration.
09-25-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

You were never sure who's blood he was putting to...

You were never sure who's blood he was putting to use, but it was usually to good use.
09-25-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,080
Posted By slcbob

Quite a year for the young lad. And he's going...

Quite a year for the young lad.
And he's going to tie the knot this winter.
New Skittles spokesman? Taste the rainbow.
09-24-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Since Sunday's race is going on Down Under, it's...

Since Sunday's race is going on Down Under, it's going down in a little more than 2 hours.

VG rosters lock at 8 eastern.

Saturday night's all right for racing. Get a little action in.
09-24-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By slcbob

That must have been harsh for you to have such a...

That must have been harsh for you to have such a meager ration of your most beloved GT.

I don't recall there being any sense of Carapaz gone rogue. I think there was a big sigh as he fell off the...
09-20-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 775
Posted By slcbob

Our Adam signed the contract, so he clearly feels...

Our Adam signed the contract, so he clearly feels OK about it.

Maybe he'll make a good super domestique for Ayuso. ;)
09-20-22, 04:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,001
Posted By slcbob

From the cheap seats here, I, too, agree with...

From the cheap seats here, I, too, agree with Surak.

The flawed implementation detail that's a bridge too far for me, though, is the grossly skewed points distribution that has teams scrambling...
09-19-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,001
Posted By slcbob

I haven't seen anything juicy since this one,...

I haven't seen anything juicy since this one, saying we're sticking to the plan, at least as of a few weeks ago....
09-19-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By slcbob

Back-checking both Superclasico and the Giro,...

Back-checking both Superclasico and the Giro, Foss was indeed a 10 pointer. All that is speaking Greek to MinnMan our Velogames heretic, but on point ooga-booga for the rest of us zealots.

In...
09-16-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

An errant mouse click took me to post 1 of this...

An errant mouse click took me to post 1 of this thread. My oh my, you have been busy, ooga-booga . That is an extraordinary display of enthusiasm / compulsiveness. Chapeau, sir.

I have to admit...
09-16-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By slcbob

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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09-15-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

semroc continues to show up present & correct for...

semroc continues to show up present & correct for these races. His strong second place in today's stage and his healthy gap look very promising for the league win.

I did the math to see if I had a...
09-11-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

I was plummeting like a pro and and am @#ģ& that...

I was plummeting like a pro and and am @#ģ& that you were there for me to bounce off. I was robbed of la camisa negra.

Kudos to canam73 and shad. It was a privilege to round out the podium with...
09-10-22, 01:33 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,184
Posted By slcbob

I'm stunned Roglic and his DS are bashing Fred...

I'm stunned Roglic and his DS are bashing Fred Wright.

Roglic is usually the classiest guy. The replays I've seen, while sub~optimal views, seem to show Fred staying in his line and Roglic...
09-09-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

:roflmao: His performance enhanced blue...

:roflmao:

His performance enhanced blue mouse is a juggernaut.
09-08-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

Let's see if Carapaz has any stage hunting mojo...

Let's see if Carapaz has any stage hunting mojo left.
09-08-22, 03:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 652
Posted By slcbob

GCN+ subscription is, I think, $50 a year. Do not...

GCN+ subscription is, I think, $50 a year. Do not get suckered by FloBikes which is, besides Peacock, your main other choice in the US. They are more expensive and inferior.

You will need a VPN to...
09-06-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,184
Posted By slcbob

Solid coverage here: ...

Solid coverage here:
https://cyclingtips.com/2022/09/why-remco-evenepoel-kept-his-vuelta-lead-after-3-km-rule-confusion/

And here:...
09-05-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

I swapped Bizkarra out on my stage hunter team....

I swapped Bizkarra out on my stage hunter team. So look for him to crush the third week.

The conventional wisdom seems to say Tuesday will be a mads, mads, mads world. Coquard isn't buying that....
09-05-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 537
Posted By slcbob

Alles Gute, MinnMan. I hope you survive and...

Alles Gute, MinnMan. I hope you survive and thrive the frigid winter, despite the Russian gas nonsense, and are sprechen up a storm come spring.

I'll think of you whenever Orla says "welcome back...
09-05-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

Meanwhile, the [s]pokes and I are just standing...

Meanwhile, the [s]pokes and I are just standing on a corner in Lafayette...
09-05-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

I picked a VG team of sprinters but they didn't...

I picked a VG team of sprinters but they didn't survive the approach.

I think only 46 riders made it onto the circuit before it was closed. At least that was a number I heard on the scene, but...
09-04-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

It went poorly for me GrainBrain but...

It went poorly for me GrainBrain but magnificently for semroc .

I was glad to see Powless in the break, and in the Chipotle yesterday.

The break owned the day. With impunity.
09-02-22, 04:48 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 6,398
Posted By slcbob

Ok, I managed to spend 90 points. I hope I...

Ok, I managed to spend 90 points.

I hope I get to see some of the race. I'll be marshalling for it.

I was in Montreal last week. I wish it was next week. I would have liked to catch the Canada...
09-02-22, 04:15 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,184
Posted By slcbob

It still stuns me that Vines entered the top...

It still stuns me that Vines entered the top levels of the sport through the Zwift academy, just a few years ago.
09-01-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,184
Posted By slcbob

I'll add the weight of my pick to the baggage...

I'll add the weight of my pick to the baggage Soler has to haul up that hill.
08-31-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,184
Posted By slcbob

I hope WADA monitors this thread because the...

I hope WADA monitors this thread because the astute original analysis would no doubt help them mitigate the enormous blind spots in their cavalier monitoring program.
08-31-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

Shad's still got a mess that's hot (as distinct...

Shad's still got a mess that's hot (as distinct from recent hot messes) and then there Keka -- who is that guy, Sundance?

My Velogames theme song this year:
...
08-30-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,566
Posted By slcbob

Oops. Sorry, mate.

Oops. Sorry, mate.
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