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08-06-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,882
Posted By ooga-booga

inevitable participation letdown post-pdf but...

inevitable participation letdown post-pdf but Team Poetovio/SLO takes the tour de pologne by a healthy margin. 3rd out of 3184?!?!
you gotta be kidding me!! canam73 takes the silver and Phil...
07-28-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,882
Posted By ooga-booga

time for tour de pologne! saddle up!

time for tour de pologne! saddle up!
07-25-22, 03:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

I would be remiss if I failed to note the...

I would be remiss if I failed to note the impressive lock Shadco held on the maillot brun in our little league and the other 10th percentile showing in the general population. An eponymous...
07-22-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By slcbob

Jakobsen, Groenewgen, and Phillipsen all have...

Jakobsen, Groenewgen, and Phillipsen all have wins. Matthews, too.

If anyone should be ashamed, it's Lotto Soudal.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8hDUDr7jraU
07-22-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By USAZorro

I officially hate Jumbo now.

I officially hate Jumbo now.
07-21-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By USAZorro

Well, it's all but over. Will be eternally...

Well, it's all but over. Will be eternally pissed at Wout for lying about his knee. I'm still in Tadej's camp as a fan, but Vingegaard (despite the inexcusable Danish pronunciation of his name),...
07-19-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

Welcome!

Welcome!
07-18-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

The stage hunter game checks a lot of blocks for...

The stage hunter game checks a lot of blocks for my various personality disorders but I find myself succumbing to the challenge.
...
07-18-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By USAZorro

Kinda what I thought - and I learned a couple...

Kinda what I thought - and I learned a couple years back to not presume. All I need now is for Bodnar to get in a break tomorrow. :thumb:

and for Wout to test positive. :innocent: Shame on him...
07-14-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By MinnMan

Give Pogacar credit for trying to attack,anyway. ...

Give Pogacar credit for trying to attack,anyway.

And Froome was actually kind of a nice surprise.
07-13-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By slcbob

I don't know if I'll be able to un-read ^that^. ...

I don't know if I'll be able to un-read ^that^.

There was a fleeting moment when my VG team had Vinegaard and Bardet. But then I went all Pog and had to make tough / poor choices.
07-13-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By dstrong

Wow! What a stage today! Certainly helped my...

Wow! What a stage today! Certainly helped my position in the standings! Amazing performances from a few riders I didn't think would be there. We'll see what kind of toll today's effort took on...
07-11-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By ooga-booga

o'connor is out. seems like one or two teams had...

o'connor is out. seems like one or two teams had him. be careful with transfers on the stage hunter thingee. it doesn't seem to eliminate riders that have abandoned from the selections.


as for...
07-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By DLBroox

He had a major health issue that took quite a...

He had a major health issue that took quite a while to get diagnosed, and one or two back surgeries to finally correct the issue. He had to start from scratch when he recovered. I’d say today’s win...
07-10-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By ooga-booga

wow…bungle in the jungel/bojangles…did not see...

wow…bungle in the jungel/bojangles…did not see that one coming. glad to see him get a huge win after years of nothing. fell off the map after establishing himself as a solid tt/climber/top ten gc guy...
07-09-22, 07:45 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,117
Posted By gpsblake

After stage 8, Turgis had a another monster day...

After stage 8, Turgis had a another monster day for the red jersey increasing to +12:59. Mikkel Bjerg is 2nd on the podium with Hirschi now 3rd. Hirschi created some chaos in the 2020 tour by...
07-09-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By ooga-booga

allez cattaneo!

allez cattaneo!
07-08-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By ooga-booga

so close…drats!

so close…drats!
07-07-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By Shadco

Everyone needs a bad knee like this. .

Everyone needs a bad knee like this.

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07-06-22, 11:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By MinnMan

Hard to say. If he had waited until 500 m,...

Hard to say. If he had waited until 500 m, somebody else might have attacked first or the others might have followed his attack. At 1.2 km, the other 3 didn't react probably b/c they didn't think...
07-06-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By Eric F

Roglic apparently dislocated his shoulder, sat in...

Roglic apparently dislocated his shoulder, sat in a spectator's chair to pop it back in himself, finished the stage, and only lost 2 min to Pogacar. Tough guys ride bikes.
07-06-22, 09:35 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By ooga-booga

well that was fun.

well that was fun.
07-06-22, 04:23 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By slcbob

I'll speculate an unholy alliance of Sagan and...

I'll speculate an unholy alliance of Sagan and Stuyven that Jasper regrets at the line.
07-05-22, 11:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By ooga-booga

bring it. there will be hand-wringing and...

bring it. there will be hand-wringing and complaining and oodles of second-guessing and comfort saddle speculating. dunno the weather (too lazy) but could be a make or break stage.
hoping for the...
07-05-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By Eric F

Damn. He Eddy'd the hell out of that one. ...

Damn. He Eddy'd the hell out of that one. Spectacular effort, and a well-deserved result.
07-05-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By ooga-booga

it would appear that wout’s knee “injury” is less...

it would appear that wout’s knee “injury” is less serious than reported in the pre-tour hullabaloo.
07-04-22, 10:10 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By MinnMan

Sagan hasn't made it to the podium as yet, but he...

Sagan hasn't made it to the podium as yet, but he is much more of a factor than I expected.
07-02-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By gpsblake

Is it me or was the bridge stage on stage 2 very...

Is it me or was the bridge stage on stage 2 very dangerous especially with that crash? All it would take is a crash and someone going over that small barrier, and almost certainly dying falling in...
07-02-22, 10:36 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

That pesky interloper. Who is that guy/gal?

That pesky interloper.

Who is that guy/gal?
07-01-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By ooga-booga

it would appear that slcbob is actually awake for...

it would appear that slcbob is actually awake for the start of the french eclair…er…affair.
07-01-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By dstrong

Ahhhhh...safe and secure in the middle of the...

Ahhhhh...safe and secure in the middle of the pack at #8!

What tough conditions for that course but thankfully most stayed upright and live to fight another day.

Fastest American against the...
07-01-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By USAZorro

1st cut had Wout and Haig on the squad... Neither...

1st cut had Wout and Haig on the squad... Neither are rolling out today on team Marginal Losses.
06-30-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

In theory, I re-evaluated my team and made some...

In theory, I re-evaluated my team and made some strategic decisions and tough choices to optimize my scoring.

In practice, I waffled indecisively between several competing priorities without ever...
06-29-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By dstrong

Shad! You're leaving 6 credits on the table? If...

Shad! You're leaving 6 credits on the table? If you don't want them, can I have 'em?
06-29-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By Shadco

Well I’m I. For my first try. Not holding out...

Well I’m I. For my first try. Not holding out much hope but nothing ventured.

...
06-28-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,247
Posted By ooga-booga

regardless of what happens in denmark/france in...

regardless of what happens in denmark/france in the next few weeks...already looking forwards to la vuelta.
06-28-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

I have not yet begun to perseverate! But I am in...

I have not yet begun to perseverate! But I am in with v0.00001, including Froome at 8 points and a Slovenian but not one of those two.
06-28-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By ooga-booga

heard. my dream team came in at 132 points.

heard. my dream team came in at 132 points.
06-28-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By USAZorro

Made it in. :beer:

Made it in. :beer:
06-28-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By dstrong

I'm not sure I can participate this year. I'll...

I'm not sure I can participate this year. I'll need at least 140 points to put together a competitive team.
06-26-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,063
Posted By slcbob

Thank God there are finally more tangible reasons...

Thank God there are finally more tangible reasons to second guess my poor decisions.
06-23-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,882
Posted By slcbob

The calm before the storm. Hasta next week. ...

The calm before the storm. Hasta next week.

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/the_calm_before_the_storm_rockland_pa_e30d806c467af7919b55dd631d8c8e976fe2d05c.jpg
06-15-22, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By MinnMan

I'll bet race organizers of lesser-known races...

I'll bet race organizers of lesser-known races like the rule, as it will bring stronger riders to their events
06-07-22, 11:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By ooga-booga

somewhere, erik zabel is smiling...

somewhere, erik zabel is smiling...
06-05-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 915
Posted By slcbob

You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn. ...

You'll not see nothing like the mighty Quinn.

https://youtu.be/klWzVuxdygg
05-30-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,293
Posted By sincos

Green: WvA and MvDP are definitely good on...

Green: WvA and MvDP are definitely good on cobbles
Yellow. Hard to say, as they don't generally ride the stuff. Though maybe not impossible: Pogacar made the cobbled climbs of RvV look easy where...
05-29-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 1,698
Views: 357,050
Posted By OldCoot

Wilder Ranch outside of Santa Cruz, Ca again ...

Wilder Ranch outside of Santa Cruz, Ca again
https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1124/20220528_120546_31418c21c79f8c07a4ffd4b4987e5ff9a5f4da3d.jpg
Enchanted Loop trail
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 630
Posted By Mojo31

Is this tyre toast?

Is this tyre toast?


https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1500/aabde4c3_6777_4968_8cff_e6e7bc01567f_7693df421f2d0729d85ae2cc78f630f2d151a667.jpeg

Asking for a friend.
05-29-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 396
Posted By slcbob

Aero bars debut -- TdeF spoiler

8 seconds the difference!

https://www.bicycling.com/tour-de-france/a27681555/greg-lemond-1989/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-22, 10:43 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,616
Posted By mstateglfr

How do you forget the number of chainrings on...

How do you forget the number of chainrings on your road bike?
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