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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-25-16, 01:07 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
Congrats Sam Bennett of Ireland for finishing in...

Congrats Sam Bennett of Ireland for finishing in Paris today and a 9th place finish in Paris on stage 21. Just shows Sammy can hammer it on flat stages when he gets released by his team. A well...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-23-16, 10:13 PM
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Views: 268
Posted By gpsblake
2011 white jersey contenders vs where they are today in 2016

2011 White Jersey at the Tour De France vs 2016

Interesting to see only 5 out of the 10 them in the 2016 edition. Rolland has showed the most promise but a series of crashes crippled his chances...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-22-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
yea, Bennett has it in the bag now. He's not a...

yea, Bennett has it in the bag now. He's not a climber so no chance of him finishing anywhere but with groupetto tomorrow. Marco Haller

Peter Sagan put a real effort in today for the daily podium...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-21-16, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
Did Sam Bennett get selected to ride in the...

Did Sam Bennett get selected to ride in the Olympics by the Irish National team? I know he is eligible but can't find any concrete if he was selected or not.

Bernard Eisel of AUT got the podium...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,009
Posted By gpsblake
Froome continues to outclass the entire field....

Froome continues to outclass the entire field. Quintana might not even make the podium. And Froome is favored to win tomorrow's time trail.
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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
Sam Bennett has a stranglehold on the red. But it...

Sam Bennett has a stranglehold on the red. But it only takes one finish in the peloton for Bennett to blow it so it's not over.

Today's podium winner was Vegard Breen of NORWAY finishing 41:19...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-17-16, 09:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
After stage 15, Sam Bennett of IRE is quickly...

After stage 15, Sam Bennett of IRE is quickly losing (or is it gaining time?) in the Lanterne Rouge as his lead is now at +6:18 over Lars Yettng Bak of NOR.

My favorite, Davide Cimolai ITA is 28...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,009
Posted By gpsblake
This is turning into a dominant performance for...

This is turning into a dominant performance for Froome. Sure, he could still lose by just having one bad day but this has been great to watch when I can. Good aggressive racing.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 08:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,333
Posted By gpsblake
Maybe they should have docked his time for...

Maybe they should have docked his time for however many seconds he was running without a bike. In the end though, I guess they made the right decision today.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 08:10 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
Shane Archibad (BORA-ARGON 18) of New Zealand...

Shane Archibad (BORA-ARGON 18) of New Zealand takes the daily honors today on the podium

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0f/Animated-Flag-New-Zealand.gif

Will this be the year...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 12:06 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,009
Posted By gpsblake
Just curious, did the teams (or Team Sky) know at...

Just curious, did the teams (or Team Sky) know at the time of Froome's attack that today's stage was going to be shortened by 6 km so they said they were going to push Froome to the front???? Team...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-16, 08:01 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,009
Posted By gpsblake
Quintana and Movistar blast Tour de France...

Quintana and Movistar blast Tour de France organisers for 'dangerous' stage 11

https://www.stayathomemum.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/10/tantrum.jpg

Quintana and Movistar blast Tour de France...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-16, 07:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 923
Posted By gpsblake
Thanks for the updates. I covered the Lanterne...

Thanks for the updates. I covered the Lanterne Rouge last year but since I cut the cable cord, don't get NBCSN right now so haven't been following as much.

Ireland's Sam Bennett now leads the...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-16, 01:37 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,009
Posted By gpsblake
It's great this year, isn't it? Froome has...

It's great this year, isn't it?

Froome has gotten time on a DOWNHILL and a FLAT STAGE. And the time trials haven't even started yet. Good stuff.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-09-16, 11:13 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 13,009
Posted By gpsblake
This is what Quintana deserves, he wants to...

This is what Quintana deserves, he wants to simply sit on the back of Froome's wheel during the first two weeks of the tour and now it's cost him dearly again just like last year. And with the time...
Forum: Touring 07-01-16, 08:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 834
Posted By gpsblake
Simple answer. Any bike that are you are...

Simple answer. Any bike that are you are comfortable riding day in and day out. Comfort above anything else and it varies as much as people vary. As far as a brand, there really isn't one that is...
Forum: Touring 07-01-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,072
Posted By gpsblake
Having both toured with bivy's and tents, I would...

Having both toured with bivy's and tents, I would recommend a domed one or two man tent. Something you can sit up in to change clothes or stay in comfortably in the rain. Weight isn't really that...
Forum: Touring 06-17-16, 08:47 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,962
Posted By gpsblake
Any handheld Garmin that takes batteries... Etrex...

Any handheld Garmin that takes batteries... Etrex series, Garmin 62 (which is what I use), Oregon.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-17-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,469
Posted By gpsblake
Bike helmets the way most of them are marketed...

Bike helmets the way most of them are marketed are a compromise. Basically, weight is lowered at the sacrifice of safety. A full facial helmet is by the far the safest but they don't breathe well and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-12-16, 02:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,659
Posted By gpsblake
Other then helmets, you don't need any more...

Other then helmets, you don't need any more rules. Many will see this as a power grab.
Forum: Touring 06-10-16, 01:03 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 19,234
Posted By gpsblake
having done two long distance tours and various...

having done two long distance tours and various smaller tours using a Walmart bike, no one is going to buy an "ugly" new bike of anything.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-09-16, 02:55 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,633
Posted By gpsblake
She drove off after the accident. Should be...

She drove off after the accident. Should be attempted murder.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-09-16, 02:29 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,633
Posted By gpsblake
I figure they must have gotten something on him...

I figure they must have gotten something on him either from the blood work and/or his own statements. My hunch is he is/was suicidal and that's why he is in the hospital now unable to be arraigned on...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-09-16, 01:28 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,633
Posted By gpsblake
Driver in deadly bicyclist crash faces 5 murder...

Driver in deadly bicyclist crash faces 5 murder charges (http://woodtv.com/2016/06/09/charges-expected-today-in-deadly-bicyclist-crash/)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-08-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 11,633
Posted By gpsblake
Fleeing the scene should be the worst or same...

Fleeing the scene should be the worst or same punishment in these cases followed by drunk/impaired driving. The reason I say that is right now, if you are drunk and kill a cyclist, the best thing you...
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