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Old 04-13-09, 06:27 AM
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Scheldeprijs Vlaanderen tips (may contain spoliers)

No Cavendish, probably no Boonen. My tip is McEwen in front of Petacchi. I also tip there will be four or more Australians in the top 10.
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Old 04-13-09, 07:35 AM
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Old 04-13-09, 08:29 AM
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not on the start list
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Originally Posted by classic1 View Post
probably no Boonen.

Why is that? He's on the start list and does this race every year, then takes his break.
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Why is that? He's on the start list and does this race every year, then takes his break.
I was just speculating that he might not ride after Roubaix. If he is listed on the start list he probably will.
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I'll take Boonen.
QS will drive at every crosswind, wittle down the peloton, then lead out Boonen with a 5 man train and only 15 left up front.

Leave the 2009 Cobbled Classics season with a cherry on top.
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Originally Posted by classic1 View Post
No Cavendish, probably no Boonen. My tip is McEwen in front of Petacchi. I also tip there will be four or more Australians in the top 10.
blah. it's the most boring pro race in benelux in april.
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blah. it's the most boring pro race in benelux in april.
LOL. Your anticipated reaction was half the reason I did this thread.
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Originally Posted by classic1 View Post
LOL. Your anticipated reaction was half the reason I did this thread.
at least with this one, i have first hand knowledge.
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ymca, your man louder is having a good day.
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I' following the cyclingnews.com ticker, as none of the live video feeds are working

Yes, I see Louder has made the break. He has many fans over there and this will be exciting for them.
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mcewan's crash was nasty.
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that whole thing was nasty

CTV commentators are saying Pettachi took out McEwen's wheel.
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Link to the last km here. Ugly: http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza.be/wi...prijs_verslag#
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Good to see a Canadian on the podium (Dominique Rollin - Cervelo)
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I'm always so disappointed when Pettachi wins, he's better at punching buses.

Good thing most of those guys who crashed get to spend the next few weeks on the beach.
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omg...ouch...I hope those guys are going to be ok
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Originally Posted by bdcheung View Post
that whole thing was nasty

CTV commentators are saying Pettachi took out McEw
en's wheel.
considering that 3 years ago you probably didn't know who the puck mcewen was, please spare me the pedantry.
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Much better vid of the crash with more footage here:

http://www.xs4all.nl/~ewoud/tmp/scheldeprijs09_crash.html
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Much better vid of the crash with more footage here:

http://www.xs4all.nl/~ewoud/tmp/scheldeprijs09_crash.html
that's much better coverage. thanks for the link.
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considering that 3 years ago you probably didn't know who the puck mcewen was, please spare me the pedantry.
Tough crowd.
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Can I get tips on how to pronounce these frigging race names? Is there a book I can buy?
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Pettachi had nothing to do with that crash. He was clean and clear.

The road bends slightly left and McEwen tried to shoot between Rollin and Van Avermaet, but when it closed, VanA basically collided with Robbie after touching Ale's wheel and lost balance.

Sprinting is all balls, with the brain shut down. I can't see why the hell I ever do stuff like that.

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