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02-21-24, 03:32 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 31,547
Posted By GrainBrain

Nope, they were taking note of Magnus Sheffield...

Nope, they were taking note of Magnus Sheffield :thumb: Gonna be an interesting season?
02-14-24, 09:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By GrainBrain

I'll take consulation in my Tobias for the Break...

I'll take consulation in my Tobias for the Break pick. Oh yeah why didn't I pick bagioli or pidcock?
02-13-24, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 405
Posted By GrainBrain

Fantasy Algarve and Del Sol

Starting a new thread about these two upcoming races, I will bow out and delete this thread if we wish to continue on the other. Mainly this thread exists to highlight Craddock's upcoming stage/over...
02-12-24, 02:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,260
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh shenanigans I saw the muscat classic but...

Oh shenanigans I saw the muscat classic but missed the Oman tour!? It's shaping up to be a good one, but I wouldn't have picked anyone correctly.

Goodness Lamperti is killing it!!!!!! Also...
02-08-24, 11:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,260
Posted By GrainBrain

Ah yes Croatia, *stares off thru the distance* ...

Ah yes Croatia, *stares off thru the distance*

Hey I'm doing better in Provence! Happy with that Watson pick, but who the heck is Söderqvist?
01-21-24, 09:33 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,443
Posted By GrainBrain

That will be fantastic fun to see! So I was...

That will be fantastic fun to see!

So I was catching up a bit on PCS and checking out IPT; there's a 23 y/o American Riley Sheehan that went pro last year, two wins and the GC at the Joe Martin...
01-06-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 503
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes #87! ...

Yes #87!
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Happy to see Nario back at movistar.

Outrageous what...
12-27-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,823
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm pretty stoked to see others trying to figure...

I'm pretty stoked to see others trying to figure out options here! In my opinion MAX can suck an egg so that's out, I have Peacock at least. Maybe I'll try Flobike, I like how they were showcasing...
09-19-23, 03:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Thank you Sepp Kuss!

Sepp getting into the break is what the Pinot-Gaudu-Uran-Woods etc of cycling must absolutely dream of. Though I'm still suspicious that there was more then just a "whoops" thing going on for Sepp...
09-16-23, 07:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 416
Posted By GrainBrain

Valter in red and green for Hungarian national...

Valter in red and green for Hungarian national champion, van baarle in red for Dutch(Netherlands) (Dutch right?) national champion. Sepp Kuss in red after he was anointed Vuelta over all champ after...
09-14-23, 05:12 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By GrainBrain

lol we were all thinking it, thanks for saying...

lol we were all thinking it, thanks for saying it. Was it the '21 Tour where primoz was body checked by Cobrelli "by accident" as the group was getting squeezed by a tight road? Right now GC Kuss is...
09-13-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By GrainBrain

The jersey had chosen Kuss atop the Xorret de...

The jersey had chosen Kuss atop the Xorret de Catí. He has no choice but to ride his brains out.
09-13-23, 09:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh my that was crazy. Roglic trying to explain...

Oh my that was crazy. Roglic trying to explain himself but Kuss just saying "I had a weird feeling - but if I'm dropped I'm dropped". Vingegaard wtf you not waiting up for Kuss? Thanks Landismo!
...
09-09-23, 07:48 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,253
Posted By GrainBrain

Seems Remco's bouncing back, it's to be expected....

Seems Remco's bouncing back, it's to be expected. He's shed tears yesterday apparently but I'm surprised none of the media has contrasted yesterday and his ability to recover with that horror crash...
09-05-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,253
Posted By GrainBrain

Soler, Vlasov delivered very good TTs along with...

Soler, Vlasov delivered very good TTs along with Almeida. Ayuso waiting to come good. Lots of riding still to go, Remco's really going to get beat up by every team. I have a good feeling Roglic's...
09-03-23, 06:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,253
Posted By GrainBrain

That was great, thank you! Watched the whole...

That was great, thank you! Watched the whole thing, almost choked on my breakfast when they met that passing flatbed truck! I had noticed Bardet starting to mentor the young riders - first Arensmen...
09-01-23, 04:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Whoa whoa whoa, I'm certainly not trying to...

Whoa whoa whoa, I'm certainly not trying to mis-label or interpret any aspirations - we have already established that Kuss' main objective was to take the stage, give out high fives and chug Cría...
08-31-23, 10:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,253
Posted By GrainBrain

Always a joy to watch Sepp win!

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08-23-23, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 581
Posted By GrainBrain

Nice, but where's Davide Formolo? Always great to...

Nice, but where's Davide Formolo? Always great to see him on camera, let's us mortals know exactly how it feels!
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08-23-23, 10:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,173
Posted By GrainBrain

In and happy with my team. Pretty stoked El...

In and happy with my team. Pretty stoked El Patron is a four pointer. It's a weird but great group of riders, wondering how close our teams will be. I didn't get spicy and left out Landa, Mas,...
08-05-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,802
Posted By GrainBrain

I think so. Lots of climbing and a really great...

I think so. Lots of climbing and a really great fan base. Was awesome to see the tour starting in basque country this year.
08-03-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By GrainBrain

^^^ I might as well be in a red dress dancing...

^^^ I might as well be in a red dress dancing about with a fox mask on. SUMMER time got me on the bike catching some highlights but that's about it!
07-20-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,082
Posted By GrainBrain

We good, Lantern Rouge!!!! ...

We good, Lantern Rouge!!!!

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07-09-23, 01:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,786
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh that's a heartbreak for Jorgensen! Bee sting...

Oh that's a heartbreak for Jorgensen! Bee sting and all! Dunno how else he would've played that except to have launched a little later, but it was pretty lucky woodsie didn't respond at first. If...
06-28-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,786
Posted By GrainBrain

I want that Aussie bullet to finally show what...

I want that Aussie bullet to finally show what he's got. His climbing has been very good too. I'll be looking to see what Kristoff can still do also, I think this will be an amazing first week to...
06-21-23, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,497
Posted By GrainBrain

I've almost watched most of the first episode,...

I've almost watched most of the first episode, will watch all of them for sure! I caught the EF preview above that seems cool as well. Interesting (and welcome) to hear the voice of McCrossan on the...
06-21-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 806
Posted By GrainBrain

What a great stage, thanks Al! I recently put...

What a great stage, thanks Al! I recently put watts occuring on my pod list, I'll have to checkout that episode!
06-16-23, 05:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh no Mäder, oh no no no. What a brutal sport.

Oh no Mäder, oh no no no. What a brutal sport.
06-12-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 606
Posted By GrainBrain

Tour de Suisse (no fantasy)

Seems low key but worth a watch at the final km of stage two to see Girmay take the win then get absolutely mobbed by Eritrean fans! Literally was a parade of them from the finish line to the podium....
06-05-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By GrainBrain

1 - 2 - 3 diphthong ! Nice shot!

1 - 2 - 3 diphthong ! Nice shot!
06-03-23, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By GrainBrain

Cavagna will be an interesting one, he's been...

Cavagna will be an interesting one, he's been starting to focus on other things besides ITT, will be a sneaky top ten in GC? Props for Bernal! I went a little JV heavy as well. I snubbed Matteo for...
06-02-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 919
Posted By GrainBrain

Dauphine with spoilers (fantasy focused)

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^^ Be there or be square
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Well here we are, just a few days to go. I immediately added Craddock, why not? Joe Dombrowski is in from the Giro along with...
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05-27-23, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes it's at the shop and infact I've gotten...

Yes it's at the shop and infact I've gotten information today that it will be warrantied!

Still, I posted this to frame builders because it is an odd failure and I wondered if there was much work...
05-27-23, 10:12 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,697
Posted By GrainBrain

Redemption upon the mountain!

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ABSOLUTE CLASS ACT - You are a real champion G'!...
05-21-23, 10:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,697
Posted By GrainBrain

Kind of thought it fit in well with the second...

Kind of thought it fit in well with the second week ... first week for the sprinters, second week is all sloppy for the specialists ...
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05-16-23, 06:21 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,697
Posted By GrainBrain

Agree. Look at the reports from today's stage,...

Agree. Look at the reports from today's stage, Almeida states the whole peloton is sick and it shows. What a rough day today also. Shame for Petilli to leave, he was another sneaky GC top 15. The...
05-03-23, 09:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,697
Posted By GrainBrain

COVID spookiness is around again, hoping the...

COVID spookiness is around again, hoping the riders will all be well. So one and two are Roglic/Evenepoel, who's on third? Bahrain have a bunch of potential leaders, I read Haig is the chosen GC guy?...
04-30-23, 08:58 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Get ready for May 1st, 6th, 7th

Tomorrow May 1st we have Eschborn-Frankfurt. There's the 8% Mammolshain three times? Then the Feldberg is repeated this year.
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04-28-23, 12:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,468
Posted By GrainBrain

Whack for my daddy-o There's whiskey in the...

Whack for my daddy-o
There's whiskey in the jar-o
04-23-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 16 - Liège-Bastogne-Liège

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​​​​​​Ah yeah nice shot Bob! Interesting to see some results...
04-19-23, 11:15 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,468
Posted By GrainBrain

For sure I actually caught the end. Just kept it...

For sure I actually caught the end. Just kept it cool while woodsie was pulling away. I got pretty excited to see Bardet have a go - I thought Bardet had it. Shame he had the door shut on him when he...
04-12-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 13 - De Brabantse Pijl

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Props to Iron Butterfly for the Ben Healy pick!
04-02-23, 05:10 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,468
Posted By GrainBrain

Award for worst bike handling ever goes to ...

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Terrible.
03-27-23, 08:25 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,468
Posted By GrainBrain

I don't think Wout could've soloed Gent-Wevelgem....

I don't think Wout could've soloed Gent-Wevelgem. That headwind and rain would've been brutal alone. Reminds me of MvdP doing that in Tirreno with no weather gear, looked spent. Great way to get...
03-27-23, 08:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 8 - Gent-Wevelgem

Ooo wee I got it handed to me in that cold Belgium rain! Tuned in with 50k to go and thought for a moment that Laporte was helping Wout chase back on! Oof slcbob with that quartet of Jumbo Visma. I...
03-24-23, 04:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Yeah nice picks in Catalunya, I'm hoping my picks...

Yeah nice picks in Catalunya, I'm hoping my picks are better in Basque country. I had my head up in Superclassico till I was shelled out the back like so many fair weather riders in Brugge-De Panne!...
03-21-23, 05:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,468
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes yes yes. Kämna's surprise TT and Schelling...

Yes yes yes. Kämna's surprise TT and Schelling alongside Roglic/Remco is going to be amazing.

Wanna see Bardet do something cool - he was real good last early season and has this coolness about...
03-20-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,468
Posted By GrainBrain

Yeah great move, and it looked amazing from the...

Yeah great move, and it looked amazing from the moto and helicopter footage. But Pogacar had been "too generous" and exhausted himself, so I wonder how it would've been if they had Trentin with for...
03-20-23, 04:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,637
Posted By GrainBrain

Hofstetter DNF'd his last race, not sure why? I...

Hofstetter DNF'd his last race, not sure why? I wondered if Carapaz might pull a flyer into that uphill finish, make it interesting. I didn't put him in my team though, went with Simmons as a...
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