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Old 04-07-07, 12:23 PM   #1
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Discuss NBC Coverage of US Pro Open here

wtf is up with this "wide world of sports"-esque coverage? I want my cycling!
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Old 04-07-07, 12:25 PM   #2
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Old 04-07-07, 12:27 PM   #3
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It's on, it's on. Started with the race half way through.
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Old 04-07-07, 12:28 PM   #4
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Apparently the weather really f*cked up the earlier coverage. That weather looks harsh.
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Hmm, isn't it live? But yea, looks pretty cold. It's like that here in Colorado, but I'm not riding today
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Old 04-07-07, 12:31 PM   #6
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wow, I love how they're taking time to explain the tactics! I've always believed that cycling popularity will increase with the overall familiarity of Americans with the sport.
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AND it's relatively good timing. Much better to be showing it at 2:30 than at 4:30 in the morning they sometimes do.

Ahh well, I just like watching cycling.
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That weather is gonna wreak havoc on the field. Today is definitely a day that will be decided by who can suffer the most.
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Damnit, I just realized that my trainer is at my friends house. This would be a PERFECT opportunity to do some indoor stuff since the weather outside is so miserable. Crap.
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Wow its snowing in Williamsburg/Richmond...we're goin get hit up here too guess...doesnt look like its sticking tho.
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Old 04-07-07, 12:43 PM   #11
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i'm actually pretty impressed by the coverage thus far.
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Are there going to be any climbs in this race?
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It's not bad. And it's going on for another few hours. But now we have a description of the new bike trail in Virginia.
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Yes, once they get into town there are some good climbs.
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Are there going to be any climbs in this race?
There's a cobblestone hill, but I'm not sure how tall it is.
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Wow, narly start to the race. Never rode through snow. This is awesome. Nice way to introduce racing to the homes.
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Are there going to be any climbs in this race?

The road they're riding on right now is an ascending one.
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The road they're riding on right now is an ascending one.
They said there are some climbs with cobblestones !!! Can't wait for that!
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LOL. They have to get Menzies to the front before the climb.

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Nice football anaolgy, comparing drafting to a football linebacker opening a hole for a running back. Really nice analogy, good way to make cycling understandable for Americans.
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they are on a climb right now.. looks pretty rough and cobbly
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Cobbled climbs! wow, that is a hill...
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