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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-25-16, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 591
Posted By dstrong
Without any real evidence (or conviction) I've...

Without any real evidence (or conviction) I've always thought that my 16 mph riding alone on the flat is a pro's 24 - 26 mph.

On Saturday's group ride we were cruising on the flat (or maybe a...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-25-16, 07:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
Thanks everyone! This is a far cry from my usual...

Thanks everyone! This is a far cry from my usual performance in the bottom 3rd! Also stoked that I ended up at 805 overall! Looking at the overall winner (8,179 points versus my 6,792), I'm blown...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-20-16, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
All is right with the world.

All is right with the world.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-19-16, 06:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
No. And I'm hoping Valverde has to retire...

No.

And I'm hoping Valverde has to retire because of some bad "Instant Paella" he eats.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-19-16, 09:41 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
These next 4 days are a world-class *****...so...

These next 4 days are a world-class *****...so much climbing...technically 3 uphill finishes if you count the TT.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-18-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
I spoke too early! I thought with Sagan winning...

I spoke too early! I thought with Sagan winning I'd catch you (of course, you have him too as does "pretti"...instead I dropped to 3rd!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-18-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
Thank you for keeping the jersey clean for me!

Thank you for keeping the jersey clean for me!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-18-16, 09:49 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
:thumb: Anyone else surprised to see Bauke...

:thumb:

Anyone else surprised to see Bauke Mollema sitting in 2nd? Quite a tour he's having. Never saw Trek as having a GC contender (probably out my own ignorance). Would be a great shot in...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-16, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,564
Posted By dstrong
He has it...unfortunately there are others that...

He has it...unfortunately there are others that have more of it.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-14-16, 10:01 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
Crap! I was watching it online at my desk and...

Crap! I was watching it online at my desk and saw the winner but then I had a conference call and shut it down. Just got onto Steephill and can't wait for their "last 10k" video to come up. ...
Forum: Foo 07-13-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 231
Posted By dstrong
Don't they need to be compensated for all the...

Don't they need to be compensated for all the time they spent verifying the funds, counting the zeros and making sure it was safely tucked in at night? Silly homeowner (or not-a-homeowner).
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 02:01 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,725
Posted By dstrong
The green guy should have been clobbered...

The green guy should have been clobbered yesterday, if not by the riders then by the ref's car! He probably realized the mistake he made but still...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By dstrong
Since cutting the cord, my only option is to...

Since cutting the cord, my only option is to watch online using steephill or cycling fans, where I pick up the Eurosport feed (and who knows what malware/virus). I watch it on a second screen while...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-11-16, 07:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
Rest Day 1...so far so good for my team!

Rest Day 1...so far so good for my team!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-10-16, 07:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By dstrong
During the stage, think of it as the amount of...

During the stage, think of it as the amount of time it will take for the peloton to reach the same point as the leader. So if the leader hits the 10k banner at 4'30" and the peloton is +3, they'll...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-09-16, 01:10 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
Here are the last 10 years of white jersey...

Here are the last 10 years of white jersey winners at the TdF and their finishing place that year.

2006 Damiano Cunego (ITA) Lampre–Fondital 12th
2007 Alberto Contador (ESP) Discovery...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-09-16, 12:08 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
His tubular tire apparently came unglued and...

His tubular tire apparently came unglued and rolled off the rim. A bare rim on pavement have very little traction. ;-)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-07-16, 10:04 AM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
Dude's wearing sneakers!

Dude's wearing sneakers!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
Yay! All of my riders now have points! Both...

Yay! All of my riders now have points! Both Bookwalter and Burghardt got assist points today for Van Avermaet. Having points on all my riders is a departure from past games.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
How is the GC order determined when you have...

How is the GC order determined when you have several riders with the same time? After today's stage, the GC order is:

1 VAN AVERMAET, Greg (BMC) 25:34:46
2 ALAPHILIPPE, Julian...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-04-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,484
Posted By dstrong
...or carbon nano-tube ones...

...or carbon nano-tube ones...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-04-16, 03:07 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
And today, Cav showed better timing on his throw...

And today, Cav showed better timing on his throw than Greipel. Another impressive sprint!
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-04-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,770
Posted By dstrong
Dang you Greipel! Learn to throw your bike on...

Dang you Greipel! Learn to throw your bike on time!!! ;-)
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-03-16, 09:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 593
Posted By dstrong
The Look 2.0

After re-watching it, he didn't look back for as long as it seemed live...but still...what a beast.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-02-16, 02:26 PM
Replies: 317
Views: 12,854
Posted By dstrong
And so begins Sagan's Green Jersey...

And so begins Sagan's Green Jersey domination...again.
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