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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-22-16, 01:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
Most of the Lanterne Rouge contenders finished...

Most of the Lanterne Rouge contenders finished together in a large groupetto or in a second, smaller groupetto 16 seconds later. Thus, the standings are mostly unchanged from yesterday.

McLay...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-22-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
No luck. With one climb to go, there aretwo...

No luck. With one climb to go, there aretwo groupettos about 1 minute apart from each other, and the top 4 are all inone of those. McLay is way back and allalone so he could pick up some time, but...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-22-16, 06:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
There's still a long way to go today, but Bennett...

There's still a long way to go today, but Bennett is in the peloton and Bak is about 90 seconds off the back. Could we have a race for red after all?
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-21-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
My earlier post was accurate, with two...

My earlier post was accurate, with two exceptions: (a) Gougeard fell behind not only Sieberg, but also Cimolai, and (b)Stannard debuted at number 9, leaving Breen at 10. Here are the updated...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-21-16, 09:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
The yellow-jersey contenders are still on the...

The yellow-jersey contenders are still on the course, but the red-jersey contenders are done. Bennett finished at 36’ 47”, bringing his total time to 82h 11’ 59”. Here are the prior standings, with...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-21-16, 05:08 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
How dare you, polluting this thread by calling...

How dare you, polluting this thread by calling the guy who finishes earliest the "stage winner." The guy who finishes earliest is the stage LOSER. 😀

That said, I wholeheartedly agree that...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-16, 12:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
My pleasure, as a slow rider myself, I enjoy...

My pleasure, as a slow rider myself, I enjoy doing "thins". :p
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
Breen finished all alone in the stage 17 caboose,...

Breen finished all alone in the stage 17 caboose, 3 seconds after McLay and Fonseca, and 2' 25" after a groupetto of 51.

I didn't do the calculations after the ITT. Since stage 15, the top 3...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-16, 10:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
After 13 stages and 2350.5 KM: 187. Sam...

After 13 stages and 2350.5 KM:

187. Sam BENNETT 61h 03' 02"
186. Lars Ytting BAK -8' 56"
185. Leigh HOWARD -16' 29"
184. Bernhard EISEL -21' 34"
183. Shane ARCHIBOLD -22' 18"
...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
After 12 stages, the bottom 6 are the same riders...

After 12 stages, the bottom 6 are the same riders with no major changes in gaps. I don't have time to calculate more precisely.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
Not to pick nits or anything, but he lead after...

Not to pick nits or anything, but he lead after 11 stages by 16 seconds less than 10 minutes, i.e. 9' 44".


Not just of the USA -- he's the only Texan not named Lance Armstrong ever to enter Le...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-16, 01:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 648
Posted By njlonghorn
2016 Lanterne Rouge

The race for the coveted Lanterne Rouge is on. The current leader, Sam Bennett, was a key contender for last year's Lanterne Rouge, until he abandoned fairly late. The final top 10 from last year...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-13-16, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 318
Posted By njlonghorn
Classification of Ventoux Lite

Is the abbreviated version of Ventoux they will climb tomorrow still HC? With points doubled, this climb will go a long way towards determining the KOM contest.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-18-16, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 354
Posted By njlonghorn
Keeping food cool in a hot car

When I leave a chocolate protein bars in a hot car, I use an insulated cooler bag with ice packs. The bar ends up frozen, so I have to wait a while before eating it.

It occurred to me that I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-24-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 4,245
Posted By njlonghorn
I googled "Toronto small claims court" and the...

I googled "Toronto small claims court" and the first it was a link to a how-to guide. For some reason, the website won't let me paste the URL in but you should be able to find it.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-13-16, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By njlonghorn
The ride is 4 days. I think it is roughly 60 /...

The ride is 4 days. I think it is roughly 60 / 100 / 100 / 60.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 05-13-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By njlonghorn
Everyone's needs are personal, so all you can do...

Everyone's needs are personal, so all you can do is experiment. Personally, I need tons of food or I lose energy and feel sick. Before a long ride, I have a big breakfast with lots of fiber and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-13-16, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By njlonghorn
As the crow flies, they were about 15 miles from...

As the crow flies, they were about 15 miles from the ride's start point. The most direct, bike-able route according to RideWithGPS would be 17.5 miles with 880 feet of climbing, but that would be...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-13-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By njlonghorn
According to this article...

According to this article (http://nj1015.com/retired-cop-avid-bicyclist-dies-following-crash-during-police-unity-tour/), he suffered "severe head injuries".
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-13-16, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 617
Posted By njlonghorn
fatal accident at Police Unity Tour

The Police Unity Tour is an annual charity ride from Morristown NJ to Washington DC (320 miles) in memory of police officers killed in the line of duty. In this year's tour, on Monday 5/9, retired...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-16, 03:26 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,170
Posted By njlonghorn
Unbelievably rude! By way of contrast, I was...

Unbelievably rude!

By way of contrast, I was at my grandma's funeral in Beaumont, TX last fall. Most people we passed were standing next to their cars, paying respects. A group of cyclists were...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-16, 03:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,170
Posted By njlonghorn
That's often the family / friends following the...

That's often the family / friends following the ambulance to the hospital. Don't jump to conclusions unless you see the follower jump on mid-ride.
Forum: Southeast 02-09-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 436
Posted By njlonghorn
summer ride from Corolla, NC

My family and 7 other families (19 kids total) are going to be in Corolla NC for the week of July 3-10. For reasons you might be able to surmise, I'm looking for an excuse to spend some time in the...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-17-15, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,867
Posted By njlonghorn
Good luck with the ride. I went through...

Good luck with the ride. I went through something similar 7 years ago. My longest ride up to that point had been 16 miles, and I signed up for a 3-day, 225-mile charity ride 4 months out. I built...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-23-15, 03:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,582
Posted By njlonghorn
Stage 17: 155. Stijn Devolder BEL -25:51 ...

Stage 17: 155. Stijn Devolder BEL -25:51

Stage 18: 154. Stjin Devolder BEL -25:49

Is this a math error, or did Stijn gain 2 seconds from yesterday?
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