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09-26-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes things have snuck up on me, but I have...

Yes things have snuck up on me, but I have endeavored to make the men's RR! As I began to watch a little before the 100ish, I had enough fine to watch about 40 minutes, where I was treated to Sagan...
09-26-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 283
Posted By GrainBrain

Saw that highlight when it came out, then the...

Saw that highlight when it came out, then the next day in JV kit :lol: These WT teams sure are getting them early!
09-26-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By GrainBrain

Huge result for Neilson Powless! He looked...

Huge result for Neilson Powless! He looked incredible today!
09-05-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

Been awol here but watching everyday and...

Been awol here but watching everyday and highlights ...

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09-05-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,443
Posted By GrainBrain

dstrong Incredible 2%! :lol:

dstrong Incredible 2%! :lol:
08-29-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 262
Posted By GrainBrain

I realized I forgot about this, so I checked the...

I realized I forgot about this, so I checked the PCS link and of course Quinten Hermans has a minute on Alaphillipe and Pogacar! Only Vingegaard and Alaphillipe for me but that's better then nothing!...
08-29-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,443
Posted By GrainBrain

:lol::eek: Not a terrible 6 point pick,...

:lol::eek:

Not a terrible 6 point pick, better then Hugh going back home to binge on bangers and mash, playing snooker. Landa I believe is on the dead to me list. Maybe he'll show up this week.
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08-29-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,443
Posted By GrainBrain

Bardet and I have gone from GC to stage hunting!...

Bardet and I have gone from GC to stage hunting! Finally got a stage win to lift me from the doldrums :lol: Jay Vine showing the potent potential of adrenaline and anger.

Proud to again not pick...
08-24-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

https://youtu.be/uTf5M5kU-8I 30 minutes into...

https://youtu.be/uTf5M5kU-8I
30 minutes into the LR rest day podcast there's a good interview with Jay Vine. I thought it was a very interesting perspective from someone who just turned pro, so he...
08-24-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

Wild looking break underway! Excited for G....

Wild looking break underway!

Excited for G. Martin and C Eiking!

I literally just saw Lawson Craddock look at the camera and mouth "Thanks for not picking me GrainBrain" :love:
08-21-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,443
Posted By GrainBrain

Vaughters and I are gonna have a quick chat about...

Vaughters and I are gonna have a quick chat about vaccinating EFs main GC guy right before the Vuelta ... I mean really? Super disappointing! However that silver lining of Großschatner is making up...
08-21-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm using expressVPN and just setting my location...

I'm using expressVPN and just setting my location to London. I watch on my smartphone, and recently I've had to start disabling "location services" (Android).
08-21-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

Been keeping up with LR and GCN highlights, need...

Been keeping up with LR and GCN highlights, need to checkout Horner. Peacock highlights with van valde and bobke pretty bad :eek:

Super disappointed about Valverde that was a freak accident...
08-15-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

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McCrossan and Walker for Peacock, which I enjoy. Maybe a bit...
08-15-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,443
Posted By GrainBrain

Solid pick, I suspect you'll nab some more on...

Solid pick, I suspect you'll nab some more on today's stage two. My unclassified Spaniard has me Ion'ing with the lack of results. Didn't put much thought into these picks, went with Molano and Vine...
08-14-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,938
Posted By GrainBrain

Piddock's completely out of it? Still beat Landa...

Piddock's completely out of it? Still beat Landa :crash:

Sepp Kuss! Craddock with a great result; both personally contacted me and requested I leave them off my fantasy roster - "I have mouths to...
08-12-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,009
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm not sure what you mean by "200W motor lathe",...

I'm not sure what you mean by "200W motor lathe", like one of those small jewelry lathes? I'd think it would be fine. I used a cutting tool with a squared end and just plunged in the length need to...
08-09-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 796
Posted By GrainBrain

Funny I've just had my rear WTB rim develop...

Funny I've just had my rear WTB rim develop cracks around six spoke holes after a year and a half, ~5k miles. OEM.

I liked the riddlers in 37mm, they were done at 2500 miles. I'd buy them again on...
08-07-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,331
Posted By GrainBrain

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So awesome waking up and riding at 3-4am mid summer. So, so...
08-05-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By GrainBrain

Turn around and get the miyata.

Turn around and get the miyata.
08-02-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Martinez a DNF, Adriá 41st 4:26 back :lol: Ineos...

Martinez a DNF, Adriá 41st 4:26 back :lol: Ineos aren't goofing around. Padun has been let out of wherever they had him locked up!

Might poke around the Volta a Portugal, haven't even looked up...
07-31-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By GrainBrain

:thumb: He just got a big result today!

:thumb: He just got a big result today!
07-31-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Wow wow wow Neilson!!!!

Wow wow wow Neilson!!!!
07-31-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

I just saw that, but it's a good pick! I won't be...

I just saw that, but it's a good pick! I won't be fooled completely by your sandbagging before La Vuelta :notamused:

slcbob picked Ayuso but I thought I'd keep my picks spicy with Adriá who...
07-30-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By GrainBrain

I feel like he'd be a great road captain and...

I feel like he'd be a great road captain and super domestic, the difference between him and Froome - Froome's a professional and does his job, but G has always been in this role up to his surprise...
07-30-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 818
Posted By GrainBrain

Higuita, hindley, vlasov purchase is like going...

Higuita, hindley, vlasov purchase is like going to the store and buying "instant mountain power" :eek:

Dang another loss for EF.

I heard a rumour Dan Martin may be looking around also?
07-29-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Donostiako Klasikoa

Back to the Basque country - big names showing up for a Vuelta warm up ... Thinking Vingegaard has a good showing before domestic duty at the Vuelta.
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07-27-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes he was riding for the two "better" country...

Yes he was riding for the two "better" country men, but he's fairly accomplished and beat Pogacar at the Slovenia national ITT. If Tratnik had found himself in the break ... Would've been crazy!...
07-27-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By GrainBrain

Weird. Hopefully we'll see redemption with...

Weird. Hopefully we'll see redemption with Dygert, Craddock and McNulty. People thinking McNulty has a real podium chance. Craddock hopefully in top ten - he can surprise and should be fresh.
07-26-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By GrainBrain

Incredible, and Vos claims she knew Anna was...

Incredible, and Vos claims she knew Anna was still out front? I watched LR comment on the race then went back and watched that final 40km-ish. There's a whole narrative going on about race radios...
07-24-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,814
Posted By GrainBrain

Usually I can ride in a vehicle track and it's a...

Usually I can ride in a vehicle track and it's a little better. Also running your front tire lower would help. You're running tubeless right? Drop the front to 25psi from 35psi, and as long as it's...
07-24-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By GrainBrain

Ugh that's bummer. I don't think anything...

Ugh that's bummer. I don't think anything relevant happened until mikuni pass. Well unexpected that is - Tratnik towed the peloton and Geraint crashed. I was excited to see the gap out to 20 minutes...
07-24-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By GrainBrain

Brandon McNulty just placed 6th in the men's...

Brandon McNulty just placed 6th in the men's Olympic road race and briefly looked like he'd be first or second. Quinn Simmons just won over all at Tour of Wallonie.
07-24-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By GrainBrain

Did you watch it live? I watched the replay now...

Did you watch it live? I watched the replay now on GCN but skipped forward constantly. Six hours of racing ... Brutal!
07-24-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

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... Final moment where Valverde was dropped ......
07-24-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Wow 51 out of 5076!! I don't think I could've...

Wow 51 out of 5076!! I don't think I could've guessed how that race would have ended. Well, I suppose I had #2, #3 but those were the favorites. I little disappointed I didn't think of Carapaz, he...
07-23-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 846
Posted By GrainBrain

Alex seemed busy in the spring finishing...

Alex seemed busy in the spring finishing tirreno-adriatico, tour de suisse, classics of Amstel, Fleche, L-B-L. DNF'ed itzulia, strade. He was there on domestique duty so really low key, but he wore...
07-23-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,849
Posted By GrainBrain

GCN+ has all the bike races listed (mtb, road,...

GCN+ has all the bike races listed (mtb, road, bmx, itt) and is an official broadcaster. Why can't NBC have done this with peacock?
07-23-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Adam and Almeida are two picks that slipped my...

Adam and Almeida are two picks that slipped my mind, should be good. I'm hoping the Slovenians look at each other when someone else sprints for that last KM.
07-23-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

I might swap out someone for Dan Martin. I read...

I might swap out someone for Dan Martin. I read Hunter's preview and hot temps + crazy climbs just call out for the Irishman.

I'm also finally getting email notifications again for mentions, which...
07-22-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 11,214
Posted By GrainBrain

Absolutely have Pog-WvA then Craddock as well....

Absolutely have Pog-WvA then Craddock as well. Also threw in Arashiro which I feel like is a clever move. Tratnik and Betiol finish it off!
07-21-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrainBrain

I think it was the "is cycling clean thread"...

I think it was the "is cycling clean thread" where some yeahoo started screaming after stage 8 :innocent:
07-20-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrainBrain

*Looks at map* Only 620 miles apart center to...

*Looks at map*
Only 620 miles apart center to center ... that's like Minneapolis to Fayetteville!

And I believe the name you're looking for is Kwiakowskikwiatkowski. I was going to change it in...
07-20-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,142
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm mercurial, but Pogacar is not doping,...

I'm mercurial, but Pogacar is not doping, mechanically or chemically. As slcbob points out, there is so much spotlight on the podium, and from minus-7, that I don't think it's feasible. We'd have...
07-18-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,586
Posted By GrainBrain

Agree - also I was surprised by the lack of...

Agree - also I was surprised by the lack of overall sprint quality. It was surprising to see teams like DSM ride for Bol instead of allowing riders into the break. If Ewan had stayed in and Lotto had...
07-18-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,586
Posted By GrainBrain

100% my pick for Olympic gold, he progressed...

100% my pick for Olympic gold, he progressed really well through the tour and seems to be peaking.
07-18-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,586
Posted By GrainBrain

Bah ha ha, yes that was my thoughts also but this...

Bah ha ha, yes that was my thoughts also but this time Cav had no ability to launch past and get squeezed. It's very clear that Mørkøv is probably responsible for a good majority of Cav's and...
07-17-21, 07:32 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,586
Posted By GrainBrain

Like getting body checked off the course or all...

Like getting body checked off the course or all night police partys?
07-17-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 191
Views: 7,586
Posted By GrainBrain

Wout progressing into form - he's doing the...

Wout progressing into form - he's doing the Olympics right? My money is on him for gold. Vingegaard! He put two minutes into Carapaz today and lost just a little to Wout. What an absolutely...
07-17-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,273
Posted By GrainBrain

I've just been reflecting on how I've lavished...

I've just been reflecting on how I've lavished praise on riders I then didn't pick! Cattaneo has really pulled in a haul!

Of note is Franck Bonnamour B&B Hotels p/b KTM, a 4 pointer that has...
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