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Old 07-18-11, 09:07 AM   #1
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I hate

Rest days.

I feel like a junky all strung out looking for a fix. I keep re-listening to old interviews and watching extended highlight reels of each stage hoping I will hear something different or the results will change. But alas...nothing new.
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Old 07-18-11, 09:30 AM   #2
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I wish Versus would do a good show on rest days, not just re run extended portions of the last week's racing.

A rest day show with interviews, features, analysis, predictions, and selected shorter highlight clips to illustrate points, would be nice, as oppossed to just cutting and pasting long clips of what we've already seen.
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Old 07-18-11, 09:56 AM   #3
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Agree, it's quite depressing.
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Old 07-18-11, 10:09 AM   #4
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I wish Versus would do a good show on rest days, not just re run extended portions of the last week's racing.

A rest day show with interviews, features, analysis, predictions, and selected shorter highlight clips to illustrate points, would be nice, as oppossed to just cutting and pasting long clips of what we've already seen.
Yeah, their rest day coverage needs work...but otherwise i think they do a good job.

So glad we dont have to see those Saab commercials anymore.
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So glad we dont have to see those Saab commercials anymore.
On Eurosport it's Skoda.


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Old 07-18-11, 10:34 AM   #6
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Go ride your own bike
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I wish Versus would do a good show on rest days, not just re run extended portions of the last week's racing.

A rest day show with interviews, features, analysis, predictions, and selected shorter highlight clips to illustrate points, would be nice, as oppossed to just cutting and pasting long clips of what we've already seen.
We're so spoiled. I made this from one of my old VHS tapes... rest day silliness.


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We're so spoiled. I made this from one of my old VHS tapes... rest day silliness.


Not again. Please.
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Old 07-18-11, 01:52 PM   #9
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We're so spoiled. I made this from one of my old VHS tapes... rest day silliness.

What a lovely tie
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Just wait until the tour ends. I think BF is going to set up a Tour Junkie/groupie support group after the tour ends this year. Maybe even a special chat room for group therapy. You may have to be a premium member to get in.
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What I do on rest days is head over to Youtube and watch some of the best stages from past Tours.

When the Tour is over we still have The Vuelta to look forward to. A lot of the contenders that were injured in the first week will be in The Vuelta, so it should be a pretty good field.
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When the Tour is over we still have The Vuelta to look forward to. A lot of the contenders that were injured in the first week will be in The Vuelta, so it should be a pretty good field.
The Vuelta and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge!
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They should hire a few guys tow ork all week on a "Beyond the Peloton" style piece to show on the rest days!

Yesterday's rest day was my birthday. Worst birthday present ever.
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They should hire a few guys tow ork all week on a "Beyond the Peloton" style piece to show on the rest days!

Yesterday's rest day was my birthday. Worst birthday present ever.
That or it would be nice if Cervelo actually came out with more of those. They still only have the tour of california part one on there.
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I am so depressed once the TDF is over. They should make it 2 months long. LOL, I kid, I kid.
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The Vuelta and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge!
Will there be any national TV coverage of the "Pro Cycling Challenge"?
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Will there be any national TV coverage of the "Pro Cycling Challenge"?
Yes Versus and NBC are supposed to cover it.

http://www.pelotonpost.com/index.php...hive&Itemid=18
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I get depressed every day at 10AM when there's nothing cool to do for another 20 hours. Is there any way we can get these lazy punks to do three stages a day?
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Anyone remember that glorious year when Versus had live daily coverage of the Giro and the Vuelta?
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Anyone remember that glorious year when Versus had live daily coverage of the Giro and the Vuelta?
Universal Sports has had live daily coverage of the Giro and Vuelta for last couple of years.
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