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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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    Bob Roll FTW!
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    It's on, it's on. Started with the race half way through.
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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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    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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    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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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress
    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.
    I'm in it to finish it.

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    Curling is on CBOT, I'm torn.
    This is Africa, 1943. War spits out its violence overhead and the sandy graveyard swallows it up. Her name is King Nine, B-25, medium bomber, Twelfth Air Force. On a hot, still morning she took off from Tunisia to bomb the southern tip of Italy. An errant piece of flak tore a hole in a wing tank and, like a wounded bird, this is where she landed, not to return on this day, or any other day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cypress
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by WishYouWasMe
    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!
    I'm in it to finish it.

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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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    ha. they have to do it 8 times
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    Cute hill.
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