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08-10-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,013
Posted By Laggard

Yay! I'm a big fan. Enjoy your retirement!

Yay! I'm a big fan. Enjoy your retirement!
08-06-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,913
Posted By Laggard

That was a great race. Great course, great...

That was a great race. Great course, great racing and a great win.
07-24-16, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,101
Posted By Laggard

I ask this cause it's really hard to gain an...

I ask this cause it's really hard to gain an understanding of what these guys can do. Heading towards a finish Phil may say they're doing up to 40 mph. Well they're in a group maybe going down hill...
07-24-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,101
Posted By Laggard

Thanks Pepe. 30 was my guess. Holding 30 for 15...

Thanks Pepe. 30 was my guess. Holding 30 for 15 minutes is amazing.
07-24-16, 12:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,101
Posted By Laggard

As I mentioned, on their standard road bike. I...

As I mentioned, on their standard road bike. I want to know what they can do in the absence of hills, other team mates, wind etc.
07-24-16, 11:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,101
Posted By Laggard

As I mentioned, riding alone.

As I mentioned, riding alone.
07-24-16, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,101
Posted By Laggard

Something I've always wondered

Having watched racing since 1990 I've never really gotten a true sense of how fast pros can ride. So many things come into play when watching them race. Slightly downhill roads, tail winds,...
07-21-16, 07:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,764
Posted By Laggard

What's increased is the number of spectators not...

What's increased is the number of spectators not paying attention to the race and actually facing away from the oncoming peloton, frantically waving at the helicopter in a pathetic attempt to get on...
07-21-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Wow
Views: 2,301
Posted By Laggard

You should have seen the place in the Armstong...

You should have seen the place in the Armstong years. The fan boys were out of control. As soon as he retired activity here was down 80%
09-27-15, 06:14 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,203
Posted By Laggard

All you Sagan haters can go suck it. Drink...

All you Sagan haters can go suck it.

Drink it up, kids.
09-14-15, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,668
Posted By Laggard

Why do they constantly need to talk? All I...

Why do they constantly need to talk? All I really need is some graphics showing gaps and maybe a play by play the last 20 K.
09-14-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,965
Posted By Laggard

Wrong forum

Wrong forum
09-06-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 19,428
Posted By Laggard

The Vuelta is my favorite GT.

The Vuelta is my favorite GT.
08-16-15, 11:39 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,864
Posted By Laggard

I never received Universal Sports. What...

I never received Universal Sports. What providers carry it? I've had TWC and Comcast now in two different states. Does anyone here get it? I think nearly all providers have NBCSN.

This is...
08-11-15, 11:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,128
Posted By Laggard

Top 50 maybe.

Top 50 maybe.
08-11-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,590
Posted By Laggard

She's doing what so many people on the course do...

She's doing what so many people on the course do now. Trying to get themselves on tv. Just watch sometimes as the peloton goes by. There will be spectators totally ignoring the riders, jumping up...
08-10-15, 10:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,010
Posted By Laggard

Wow. He was totally out of control and was...

Wow. He was totally out of control and was headed for the woods had he not hit the car. What is amazing is that another rider did the same thing (albeit at a slower speed) and plowed into another...
08-07-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,179
Posted By Laggard

I would never quit watching the NFL simply...

I would never quit watching the NFL simply because of steroid use. If everyone were allowed to do it I wouldnt even consider it cheating.

And it really is not even close to the same thing as...
08-07-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 15,179
Posted By Laggard

Who cares if they dope? Just watch it and enjoy....

Who cares if they dope? Just watch it and enjoy. There is NO reason that you should quit watching or enjoy it less cause they dope.
08-05-15, 12:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,010
Posted By Laggard

I was wondering why anyone has to talk at all. ...

I was wondering why anyone has to talk at all. On screen info shows the race situation. Do we really need to hear that much more? I'd gladly watch live feed with no or very little commentary.
08-05-15, 12:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,010
Posted By Laggard

I just watched five minutes. Who are the two...

I just watched five minutes. Who are the two yahoos they got calling this?
08-05-15, 12:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,290
Posted By Laggard

And why are there now two threads about this?

And why are there now two threads about this?
08-04-15, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,131
Posted By Laggard

That was one serious pileup yesterday. Damn

That was one serious pileup yesterday. Damn
08-03-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,290
Posted By Laggard

Blah blah blah blah. Who f'ing cares? And...

Blah blah blah blah. Who f'ing cares?

And there's already a doping thread.
08-03-15, 03:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,128
Posted By Laggard

That a 43 year old may be Americas best hope is a...

That a 43 year old may be Americas best hope is a sad statement indeed.
08-02-15, 09:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,128
Posted By Laggard

You are joking, correct?

You are joking, correct?
08-01-15, 12:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 8,128
Posted By Laggard

What is the dominate form of road racing in...

What is the dominate form of road racing in America? I seem to recall it being a whole lot of criteriums. Is there a lot of point to point single day road racing?
07-31-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

I remember many years ago a UEFA cup final going...

I remember many years ago a UEFA cup final going into overtime and ESPN (i believe) cutting away to show a poker tournament.
07-31-15, 12:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,730
Posted By Laggard

468160 Like the Cycling News forum I wish...

468160

Like the Cycling News forum I wish bikeforums had a no-doping discussion policy.
07-30-15, 10:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,200
Posted By Laggard

Aru Quintana Rodriguez Valverde One of...

Aru
Quintana
Rodriguez
Valverde

One of them.
07-29-15, 11:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,588
Posted By Laggard

Tour de Wallonie

Congrats to Niki Terpstra on his overall win at the Tour de Wallonie. A bit of positive news for Quickstep after a mediocre TDF?

And welcome back Gilbert! Good to see you win again.
07-29-15, 11:20 PM
Replies: 1,010
Views: 63,776
Posted By Laggard

This opens up a whole new debate but it's my...

This opens up a whole new debate but it's my sincere belief that the removal of car to rider radios and televisions in team cars would liven up flat stages. There is a reason why breakaways are...
07-29-15, 11:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

467954

467954
07-28-15, 10:15 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,566
Posted By Laggard

We all need to stop for a second and stand in awe...

We all need to stop for a second and stand in awe at what these sprinters do. It is so amazingly terrifying and dangerous that to me they are the true heroes of cycling.
07-28-15, 10:12 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

Me too. I generally don't care about podium...

Me too. I generally don't care about podium presentation. But this was the FINAL yellow jersey presentation. The ultimate reward for three weeks of racing and they can't hold off 15 minutes to...
07-28-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,191
Posted By Laggard

That would be boring. Part of the difficulty and...

That would be boring. Part of the difficulty and reward is that a rider needs to consistently be up front various times throughout the stage. Having points at the end effectively turns it into a...
07-27-15, 08:04 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

Ha. And it wasn't even practice. It was some...

Ha. And it wasn't even practice. It was some analysts talking about practice.
07-27-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,089
Posted By Laggard

Unless you are Pinot. Then you refuse your...

Unless you are Pinot. Then you refuse your teammates bike, throw a fit and lose three minutes waiting for YOUR bike.
07-27-15, 12:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,089
Posted By Laggard

He was confused. It was a Mavic neutral support...

He was confused. It was a Mavic neutral support bike.
07-27-15, 01:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,676
Posted By Laggard

The French are looking pretty good lately. They...

The French are looking pretty good lately. They will have their chance in the next four years.
07-26-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,566
Posted By Laggard

Kelly might be a good comparison. Never a pure...

Kelly might be a good comparison. Never a pure sprinter, struggled in the high mountains but tough with a good motor.
07-26-15, 09:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 5,566
Posted By Laggard

No place in cycling? Not every rider is a grand...

No place in cycling? Not every rider is a grand tour GC contender and most of the year does not consists of grand tours anyway. I think that's something that a lot of casual fans don't realize. The...
07-26-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

Free? Who gets free cable? I'm going to...

Free? Who gets free cable?

I'm going to figure out how to stream Eurosport to my HDTV though I suspect with our ISP and computer that the results will be iffy at best.
07-26-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

I started watching the tour when all we had was a...

I started watching the tour when all we had was a one hour recap on Sunday afternoon. I've no problem with their coverage. I have a problem with the fact that they were not willing to preempt...
07-26-15, 04:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

$20 for an app I can only use 3 weeks seemed...

$20 for an app I can only use 3 weeks seemed excessive. But seriously, I was ok with the coverage on my tv except for their inexplicable decision not to show the overall podium award. I still want...
07-26-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

App works for **** and on demand is not live. ...

App works for **** and on demand is not live. Plus you need to pay for it. I already pay for NBCSN. Three weeks of coverage and they can't wait 15 minutes to cutaway to NASCAR and commercials.
07-26-15, 01:18 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

Thank you!

Thank you!
07-26-15, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

Though I actually consider myself computer...

Though I actually consider myself computer literate, I suspect setting up a VPN will be difficult to impossible.
07-26-15, 12:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

I will try that. Though with Time Warner ISP and...

I will try that. Though with Time Warner ISP and my lower to mid-tier laptop I don't predict good results.
07-26-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,823
Posted By Laggard

What are the chances they will show the final...

What are the chances they will show the final three presentation, the yellow jersey speech and national anthem?

Zero
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