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Zinger 08-09-13 01:54 AM

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Originally Posted by carbonframe (Post 15938763)
Looks like you can watch live coverage of the Tour of Utah at http://tourtracker.tourofutah.com/

Thanks Carbonframe :thumb:

Garmin Sharp and BMC looking good in Utah after stage 3. Today is a 33 mile circuit race in Salt Lake City.....My favorite kind to watch.

SpeshulEd 08-10-13 09:57 AM

After the interview with Jens Voight yesterday, did anyone else hear the announcer say that he loves the outdoors and has six kids and would fit right in as anyones neighbor in Utah?

I chuckled.

Zinger 08-10-13 02:14 PM

Uh Oh

Much of Garmin Sharp getting dropped on the climb today. Peter Stetina and Lachlan Morton are alone in the front group. BMC still looks good so far for today.

Zinger 08-11-13 04:35 AM

Well I had to go ride and missed the end of stage 5 today. Lots of Radioshack power at the front when I left so no surprise Horner won the stage and leads the race. But Danielson of Garmin Sharp shares his ET in the GC. I missed a lot at the end. Danielson wasn't even in the front group when I left.

Zinger 08-18-13 10:26 PM

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Team Rosters for the USA Pro Challenge

First stage is Aspen/Snowmass on Monday.

Looks like a circuit.

carbonframe 08-19-13 09:03 AM

Stage 6 starts in my town. It appears there is a sprint finish in our downtown. Now I'm really torn, what do I do, hang around the start and maybe get some autographs, or go down to the sprint finish and watch Sagan do his thing? No way I can do both, sprint finish is only a few miles from the start. Argh.

mje 08-19-13 10:14 AM

It looks like the start is NE of Loveland and the finish is in Ft Collins. http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.co...s/2013/stage-6 The racers, although fast, will still take hours to race the 115 mile course. You can certainly travel the 15 miles to the end before they get there, either driving or by bike.

http://www.usaprocyclingchallenge.co...ator-guide.pdf

carbonframe 08-19-13 12:21 PM

I'm talking about this map which shows what I'm assuming is an intermediate sprint point which on this map is called "sprint finish". This is only a few miles from the start

http://gis.windsorgov.com/MapGallery...(8.5x11-L).png

Zinger 08-19-13 02:45 PM

You can watch it for free here:

http://radioshacktourtracker.usaproc...challenge.com/

mje 08-20-13 12:27 AM

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Originally Posted by carbonframe (Post 15977349)
I'm talking about this map which shows what I'm assuming is an intermediate sprint point which on this map is called "sprint finish". This is only a few miles from the start

http://gis.windsorgov.com/MapGallery...(8.5x11-L).png

Now I see an S on the main map in Windsor, and another in Estes Park. I would think autographs at the start line would be more likely to be satisfying. The sprint could be contested by just a couple riders from continental teams if there's an early break.

noob_rider 09-01-13 03:15 PM

Additional coverage info for Tour of Alberta. I'll be volunteering at the Prologue--can't wait!

http://tourofalberta.ca/site/watch-the-tour/

In addition to the Canadian broadcast coverage on Sportsnet, the Tour of Alberta will also be broadcast around the world through a number of international broadcasters.


List of 2013 Broadcast Networks (Check your local broadcaster’s website for programming details)


Australia – SBS Australia, www.sbs.com.au/
Countries: Australia, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Niue and the Pacific Islands


Brazil – ESPN Brazil, www.esp.com.br/


Canada – Sportsnet, www.sportsnet.ca


Europe – EUROSPORT , www.eurosport.com
Countries & Territories: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemborg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican


India – Sony SIX, www.sonysix.com
Countries: India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives


Latin & South America – ESPN Sur, www.espnsur.com
Countries & Territories: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guinea, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the Caribbean Islands – Bahamas, Bermuda, Turks and Caicos, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Vincent, Grenadines, St. Barthelme, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Netherland Antilles, Montserrat, Martinique, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Dominica, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Aruba, Antigua, and Barbuda, Anguilla


New Zealand – Sommet Sports, www.sommetsports.com/nz


Pan-Asia – EUROSPORT Asia, www.asia.eurosport.com
Countries & Territories: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Channel Islands, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar Nauru, New Caledonia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niue, North Korea, South Korea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Singapore, Salomon Islands, Sri Lank, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis & Futuna


United States – Universal Sports, www.universalsports.com


Thailand – True Vision, www.truevisionstv.com

Zinger 09-01-13 05:02 PM

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Originally Posted by noob_rider (Post 16020465)
Additional coverage info for Tour of Alberta. I'll be volunteering at the Prologue--can't wait!

http://tourofalberta.ca/site/watch-the-tour/

In addition to the Canadian broadcast coverage on Sportsnet, the Tour of Alberta will also be broadcast around the world through a number of international broadcasters.


List of 2013 Broadcast Networks (Check your local broadcaster’s website for programming details)


Australia – SBS Australia, www.sbs.com.au/
Countries: Australia, Fiji, Tonga, Samoa, Niue and the Pacific Islands


Brazil – ESPN Brazil, www.esp.com.br/


Canada – Sportsnet, www.sportsnet.ca


Europe – EUROSPORT , www.eurosport.com
Countries & Territories: Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemborg, Macedonia, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, San Marino, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vatican


India – Sony SIX, www.sonysix.com
Countries: India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Maldives


Latin & South America – ESPN Sur, www.espnsur.com
Countries & Territories: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guinea, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, and the Caribbean Islands – Bahamas, Bermuda, Turks and Caicos, Trinidad and Tobago, St. Vincent, Grenadines, St. Barthelme, St. Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis, Netherland Antilles, Montserrat, Martinique, Jamaica, Haiti, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Grenada, Dominica, Cayman Islands, British Virgin Islands, Barbados, Aruba, Antigua, and Barbuda, Anguilla


New Zealand – Sommet Sports, www.sommetsports.com/nz


Pan-Asia – EUROSPORT Asia, www.asia.eurosport.com
Countries & Territories: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, Cook Islands, East Timor, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, French Polynesia, Guam, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Channel Islands, Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Marshall Islands, Mongolia, Myanmar Nauru, New Caledonia, Nepal, New Zealand, Niue, North Korea, South Korea, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Palau, Philippines, Pitcairn Islands, Samoa, Singapore, Salomon Islands, Sri Lank, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis & Futuna


United States – Universal Sports, www.universalsports.com


Thailand – True Vision, www.truevisionstv.com

Alright Noob :thumb: Lucky you.

That's what I've been waiting for. And it's Universal Sports for the U.S. audience.
Starts on the 3rd.

Zinger 09-04-13 02:22 AM

Here's a guy who shows up in North America to compete. Looks like he starts this one with his first leader's jersey.

Sagan wins prologue at 2013 Tour of Alberta

Ken Brown 09-04-13 06:10 AM

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Originally Posted by Zinger (Post 16029090)
Here's a guy who shows up in North America to compete. Looks like he starts this one with his first leader's jersey.

Sagan wins prologue at 2013 Tour of Alberta

Very impressive win!

Ken Brown 09-04-13 06:22 AM

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Zinger 09-04-13 01:56 PM

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Originally Posted by Ken Brown (Post 16029346)

Ha Ha
Looks like he's got it goin'. Maybe this might inspire him to go for the GC in this one instead of saving it for Quebec and Montreal ?


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