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07-26-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Caretaker

You either haven't been watching the quieter...

You either haven't been watching the quieter phases on stages or haven't been paying attention. Not that the cameras focus on it, they don't, but you can see it happening with riders either pulling...
07-26-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By Caretaker

I imagine they do it discretely while still...

I imagine they do it discretely while still riding. They will sweat out a lot of the liquid intake anyway.
07-23-21, 03:02 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,317
Posted By Caretaker

I for one won't be watching.

I for one won't be watching.
07-21-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

You're not the only one. Where were the...

You're not the only one.
Where were the comparisons made? I can't find them.
07-21-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

Mostly Americans.

Mostly Americans.
07-20-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

Alejandro Valverde.

Alejandro Valverde.
07-20-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

Both #20 & #28 relate to public perceptions of...

Both #20 & #28 relate to public perceptions of riders with prior convictions not any official sanctions beyond perhaps more active survalence and attention from random drug testing.

There's a...
07-19-21, 11:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

No. See #22.

No. See #22.
07-19-21, 02:37 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

I've explained my position fully and as you...

I've explained my position fully and as you continue to misrepresent it and indulge in fantasy supposition I don't care to continue with this. Bye.
07-19-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

No what someone did 15 years ago is relevant,...

No what someone did 15 years ago is relevant, especially when they were convicted on irrefutable evidence yet have never acknowledged their guilt and tried for years to evade punishment on...
07-19-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

That's not a logical interpretation, I just want...

That's not a logical interpretation, I just want people to take account of a rider's history of drug (blood doping) use, denial and that he is still performing at a high level at age 41. Why is there...
07-19-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

There's a doper (proven) in the peloton but lots...

There's a doper (proven) in the peloton but lots of people here think he's amazing.
07-19-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Caretaker

Bikes are boring.

Bikes are boring.
07-18-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

Dan Martin finished +24 on stage 18. Good effort...

Dan Martin finished +24 on stage 18. Good effort but if he had the legs should have been up the front of the lead group before it split. DM is one guy I've no doubts about where PEDs are concerned.
07-18-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,862
Posted By Caretaker

You must have been watching a different race to...

You must have been watching a different race to me. Pogacar won both stages by a handful of seconds (2+3)and neither Carapaz nor Vingegaard looked like they were riding tricycles.

No I don't...
07-18-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By Caretaker

Normally the cars follow and don't lead so I...

Normally the cars follow and don't lead so I don't know what was going on when you saw this. Obviously there is a motorcycle or two filming ahead. As regards the cars it's my understanding that the...
07-15-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Caretaker

It's not about the bikes.

It's not about the bikes.
07-11-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,668
Posted By Caretaker

Great win and especially as he denied doper...

Great win and especially as he denied doper Valverde the stage.
07-09-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 938
Posted By Caretaker

I seem to remember Cav pulling out of Tours once...

I seem to remember Cav pulling out of Tours once he had won a bunch of sprints to prepare for other events, something other sprinters have done. If you plan not to finish it diminishes your...
06-28-21, 03:55 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,437
Posted By Caretaker

Devil guy? Are you referring to Didi the Devil, a...

Devil guy? Are you referring to Didi the Devil, a Tour feature for many years? That guy doesn't 'interfere' with the riders.

There's people like this lady with the sign and others with...
06-27-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 7,437
Posted By Caretaker

If you are surprised by the sight of spectators...

If you are surprised by the sight of spectators in the Tour of any other road race then you must new to the sport. I'm always surprised how people more familiar with motor sport suddenly after...
06-27-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,668
Posted By Caretaker

Reportedly the race organisers are planning to do...

Reportedly the race organisers are planning to do just that.

Not sure it's the right way to deal with the issue, civil legal actions against individuals who unintentionally cause disruption to...
Forum: Foo
05-25-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,484
Posted By Caretaker

The movie.

The movie.
Forum: Foo
05-25-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 703
Posted By Caretaker

Only found out a few days ago, me and Bob have...

Only found out a few days ago, me and Bob have something in common.

like his stuff but that's probably because I grew up listening to it.
Forum: Touring
02-19-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 833
Posted By Caretaker

I had a similar experience riding the Tourmalet...

I had a similar experience riding the Tourmalet on a Saturday. Just starting the climb (West to east) I was overtaken by a group of roadies, one of whom shouted "jetez les sacs" (throw away the bags)...
Forum: Touring
11-17-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,994
Posted By Caretaker

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vRK_Qjjeh8g

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vRK_Qjjeh8g
11-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

No waiting for Gaudu. Roglic shows his fighting...

No waiting for Gaudu.
Roglic shows his fighting spirit, Carapaz attacks again, Carthy proves his form on the big climbs and Dan Martin fights off an attack by Mas to hold 4th and prove he can do a...
11-03-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Dan Martin did better than I expected and looks...

Dan Martin did better than I expected and looks reasonably safe in 4th. He's just under a minute off the podium and not impossible that he might make it by the end of stage 17 on Saturday.

Stage...
11-03-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

I have low expectations of Dan Martin in the TT...

I have low expectations of Dan Martin in the TT but hope he proves me wrong. A realistic goal for him in this Vuelta is a top five and anything better will be amazing.
11-01-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

What a battle !!!

What a battle !!!
10-29-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Looks like Bennett is relegated for using his...

Looks like Bennett is relegated for using his shoulder on the run in. Stage awarded to Ackermann (Bora) :(
10-29-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Yessss! Bit of pushing just before the...

Yessss!

Bit of pushing just before the corner on the inside from DQT trying not to be taken to the barrier. Don't know who the DQT rider was leaning over on maybe a Trekie, possibly Sam.
Edit:...
10-28-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Stage 8 Well that didn't work out too well for...

Stage 8
Well that didn't work out too well for Movistar.

Great final climb and the best man won.
10-25-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Dan has often suffered from injuries in Grand...

Dan has often suffered from injuries in Grand Tours and still continued to race but not at the same level as before the crashes. If he stays injury free in this Vuelta hopefully he can prove you...
10-25-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,425
Posted By Caretaker

Sagan isn't a straight sprinter like Cavandish,...

Sagan isn't a straight sprinter like Cavandish, Greipel, or Bennett, he has always played the peloton drifting up to the front at the right moment and riding in the slipstream of other teams before...
10-25-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Basque brothers do the business. Didn't...

Basque brothers do the business.

Didn't expect a GC shake-up like that with the modified stage 6.
10-25-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,425
Posted By Caretaker

He never went away.

He never went away.
10-23-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,688
Posted By Caretaker

Czech mate.

Czech mate.
10-23-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Yes !

Yes !
10-22-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

He did a turn at the front of the peloton in the...

He did a turn at the front of the peloton in the early part of the final climb, so yes he seems to be improving.

It doesn't really matter how many minutes he loses provided he's inside the time...
10-22-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Yes !

Yes !
10-21-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

It's turning into a horse race. 11 km to go:...

It's turning into a horse race.

11 km to go: Ponies join the Stage 2 break (2020/vuelta-a-espana)...
10-21-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Movistar make local knowledge work for them on...

Movistar make local knowledge work for them on Stage 2.
10-21-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,688
Posted By Caretaker

Reversal of fortunes for teams Bahrain McLaren &...

Reversal of fortunes for teams Bahrain McLaren & NTT.
10-20-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,477
Posted By Caretaker

He was struggling on the penultimate climb and...

He was struggling on the penultimate climb and didn't look like the Froome of old on the descent but it was on the final cat1 climb that he lost most time. He's going to Israel Start Up Nation next...
10-20-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 238
Views: 14,688
Posted By Caretaker

The Slovenian dream continues. Almeida shows...

The Slovenian dream continues.
Almeida shows he's going to fight till the end.
10-20-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

That was a great Stage 1. Redemption for...

That was a great Stage 1.

Redemption for Roglic ?
10-19-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Tues 1, Weds 2, Thurs 3, Friday 4, Sat 5, Sun 6 ...

Tues 1, Weds 2, Thurs 3, Friday 4, Sat 5, Sun 6

vuelta-a-espana 2020 stage 06 profile...
10-19-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 12,430
Posted By Caretaker

Stage 6 next Sunday looks good, Col d'Aubisque...

Stage 6 next Sunday looks good, Col d'Aubisque then finishing at the top of the Col du Tourmalet.
10-18-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 12,392
Posted By Caretaker

The moto was just a piece of road furniture that...

The moto was just a piece of road furniture that Alaphilippe happened to catch being at the back of the three-man breakaway. Bad luck.
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