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09-28-20, 05:34 PM
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Posted By slcbob

Everyone remember how good Ahlaphilippe is...

Everyone remember how good Ahlaphilippe is riding. You'd be silly not to pick him in la Fleche.
09-28-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,250
Posted By slcbob

Yes. Vive la difference. I can understand...

Yes. Vive la difference.

I can understand how a certain sect is no longer living strong around here, which some rue and some relish. I can also understand how some may be similarly divided to...
09-28-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,250
Posted By slcbob

ooga-booga and the Stig have taught you well,...

ooga-booga and the Stig have taught you well, 2cam16 . Now, Rob, release your anger. Feel it flow through you in la Fleche Wallone. Pay no attention to the carcasses of small furry animals littering...
09-27-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,250
Posted By slcbob

We've found where the soigneurs for the slow...

We've found where the soigneurs for the slow (s)pokes clean up the team kit. Expect it to be closed for public use on Tuesday as well so they sparkle for Fleche Wallone on Wed.
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09-27-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,250
Posted By slcbob

Chapeau, mountain man. Only a 1202 point gap...

Chapeau, mountain man.

Only a 1202 point gap for me to close to shed the maglia nera. Totally doable. I believe.

Let me get this straight, now. In another thread we were worried about things...
09-27-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,250
Posted By slcbob

Recently in my FB stream there was an eerie...

Recently in my FB stream there was an eerie circle of snails on a garden table with the great humungous snail in the middle. I looked, can't find it, wish I had saved it. It would have been perfect...
09-25-20, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 206
Posted By slcbob

Merckx wrong? Sacrilege! :roflmao: I think...

Merckx wrong? Sacrilege! :roflmao:

I think you meant to say he's right and right, but perhaps could have added some more and been more right. gsa103 . But, yeah, to your point, he doesn't...
09-24-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,250
Posted By slcbob

Oh my. Ugly crash for Chloe Dygart.

Oh my. Ugly crash for Chloe Dygart.
09-21-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By slcbob

Chapeau, njlonghorn . You bravely kept up the...

Chapeau, njlonghorn . You bravely kept up the personae being you and Bennet had enough buffer that he could endure the victory penalty and hold his spot in the Bottom Top 10..

I first heard the...
09-21-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

If we're talking about fiddling with rules, some...

If we're talking about fiddling with rules, some quick thoughts:

1) Ultimately, I'm fine with any explicit set of rules that are clear, coherent, and ruthlessly enforced. By the way, the UCI does...
09-20-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 953
Posted By slcbob

Kudos to Lotto Soudal who stamped their authority...

Kudos to Lotto Soudal who stamped their authority on the Teams competition.

And to you, njlonghorn , for the commitment to computations and staying in character that you have so artfully...
09-20-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I shall look forward to October, not as an...

I shall look forward to October, not as an opportunity to make up for those questionable decisions, but for the chance to make more of them.

Pandemick well, people. Hasta Monreale. Ciaio.
09-20-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

This is an unprecedented Tour result in Tissot...

This is an unprecedented Tour result in Tissot land. Our commissaire is exercising his responsibility to the league and, in so doing, boot-strapping himself up from the bottom step of the podium to...
09-20-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I blame that b!tc# Nefirtiri for causing that...

I blame that b!tc# Nefirtiri for causing that debacle. She was working against me the whole time, canoodling with the domestiques, and otherwise unworthy. It was her fault. Not me.

Both she and...
09-20-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

^ there's cause to go all Meerijn Zeeman here.

^ there's cause to go all Meerijn Zeeman here.
09-20-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

vane171 , sorry you're stranded. I don't...

vane171 , sorry you're stranded.

I don't know the UCI rules and didn't check them, but as a low level USA Cycling ref, I figured I'd glance at the USA Cycling rules to re-educate myself in how...
09-19-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Since you didn't get to see it, allow me to...

Since you didn't get to see it, allow me to elaborate for you.

It was totally before the line, absolutely everything that you describe and despise, and I thought it was epic and absolutely...
09-19-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Well just about everything I've thought or said...

Well just about everything I've thought or said here has been wrong. Carapaz, Roglič, Landa, Mas. Very sorry, Caleb, it bodes poorly for you on the Champs.

Wow.

Re post #225...
09-19-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Winner time of 52m30s would time cut Ewan. I went...

Winner time of 52m30s would time cut Ewan. I went in to do the math just now and saw Sam Bennett 16s behind Ewan. Wow. Does Sagan still have a chance at green?
09-19-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I think Richie may do that good. I don't know if...

I think Richie may do that good. I don't know if MA Lopez will do that bad.

Similarly with Mas and Landa, but the extra strike against Landa is that I picked him.
09-19-20, 01:04 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

So... - Roglic for the win to fill out the...

So...
- Roglic for the win to fill out the yellow jersey. Narrowly edging out Ewan.
- Carapaz for the KOM after a long warm up to the base of the climb.
- Landa menos c/o Mas
- commissaires...
09-18-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Experts are like eagles. We don't have either of...

Experts are like eagles. We don't have either of them around here. Just some Holiday Inn Express types.

Interesting question re the teams.

Pogacar lost that time early in the cross-winds. A...
09-18-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

As we talk about rushing another debutante into...

As we talk about rushing another debutante into things, I'm thinking about how it's worked out for Bernal and Pogačar.

These days, we rush the wonder kids into all kinds of things. The...
09-18-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

^^ Naesen has got to be feeling better about his...

^^ Naesen has got to be feeling better about his chances today after Tiesj had the hex placed on him there.

^ So many GC folks in TJV. I've got to assume they've got Sep and WVA on multi-year...
09-17-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Some times I wonder if banning power meters would...

Some times I wonder if banning power meters would have more impact than radios.

For safety, i'm not a fan of banningradios. It seems a relatively cheap potential equallizer.
09-17-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Kudos to my boy Landa and Bahrain McLaren for...

Kudos to my boy Landa and Bahrain McLaren for animating the race. All for nought, but certainly made it interesting. Echoes of my whole team's participation in the league this year?

I loved seeing...
09-17-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Yes. Player's choice. I would not be...

Yes.

Player's choice.

I would not be surprised to see some swap out on the lower slopes of the hill.
09-17-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I wonder if Bizarro Rule 87 kicks in today and...

I wonder if Bizarro Rule 87 kicks in today and Caleb joins the Gorilla in the broom wagon.

I tuned in just after the sprint points went against Sagan. His only chance now is if Sam winds up...
09-17-20, 04:10 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

We'll see a lot of the Panzer Wagen grinding out...

We'll see a lot of the Panzer Wagen grinding out tempo between just after the early sprint and he moment they stick a fork in him after a few thousand meters of climbing. He has a day ahead of him....
09-16-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Pretty sure this was the first time he was on one...

Pretty sure this was the first time he was on one of my teams. Sorry, Mikel. The curse.
09-16-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I'm wallowing along in the pack in Tissot land,...

I'm wallowing along in the pack in Tissot land, but I've been spit out the back in VG. I'm on my way to the laughing bunch with Caleb and the Covid Kid.
09-15-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,143
Posted By slcbob

Louis just needed a second chance. And the...

Louis just needed a second chance. And the motivation of Jeff Gilooly stalking him with one of those really cool tridents.
09-14-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I think Sagan scores a solid dozen or more in the...

I think Sagan scores a solid dozen or more in the intermediate vs. Sam and I have no conjecture beyond that for 16.

I give Bennett 2 pts back on 17 then Sagan scores well on 18 and great on 19....
09-14-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,143
Posted By slcbob

I'd like to thank the lads for doing a lot of...

I'd like to thank the lads for doing a lot of work to put me in the right place to win the BF league of Tirreno-Adriatico. I'm glad I could come through for them at the end after all the work they...
09-14-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

^ the wisdom of anything I mirrored is de facto...

^ the wisdom of anything I mirrored is de facto questionable.

Mr Bojangles. Mr Bojangles. Mr Bojangles. Damn. That was an erratic move. I don't for a moment suspect any intent and am sure he feels...
09-13-20, 01:36 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

It looks flat so Bennett should pocket whatever...

It looks flat so Bennett should pocket whatever points the break doesn't take. Bora needs a rest. Several stages next week look better for Sagn v Bennett. I expect to see Sagan try to get away but...
09-12-20, 05:38 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I was down with the idea of Sagan getting pipped...

I was down with the idea of Sagan getting pipped by WVA even before I read it in from the Hunter Oracle. I am still floored by his call on Martinez.

A lot of uncertainty to come for anyone not...
09-11-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Well I'm going to have to get a LOT of moral...

Well I'm going to have to get a LOT of moral victory out of my stage win on the VG side today because I looked at the instantly scored Tissot league and in the stage rankings I'm flip flopping around...
09-11-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I missed the first little bit and how Tejay...

I missed the first little bit and how Tejay dropped from the break. Was there a turn?

Somehow, he managed to do that on his own. I didn't pick and curse him. I resisted the temptation.
09-11-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

One of my new favorite cycling quotes, attributed...

One of my new favorite cycling quotes, attributed to Ahlaphilippe by Ant & Simon: "I thought I had a problem with my gears, but then I realized it was just my legs." Or something thereabouts.

Juju...
09-11-20, 12:34 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I can agree with that. However, as you said in...

I can agree with that. However, as you said in your prognostication, he will be being battered by Slovenians. There's enough mountains here that I think we'll see whether he can overcome those...
09-10-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Kudos to the (s)pokes, who are still crushing it...

Kudos to the (s)pokes, who are still crushing it in the top 100 of the Gen Pop of Velogames. Well played, sir. Well played. :beer:

To clarify, that would be for the Great Big Bike Game XXII, not...
09-10-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Here's my obtuse prediction: Bernal either wins...

Here's my obtuse prediction: Bernal either wins this stage (or puts into the GC bunch if the break survives) or does not win Le Tour, perhaps not even the second step on the podium.

If Dani...
09-10-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Joyous result for the day and the cycling world,...

Joyous result for the day and the cycling world, but I'me very disappointed in all of you. This result should have been obvious to absolutely anyone who was even just a tiny bit less as self-centered...
09-10-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Let's hope it doesn't come to that in the rest...

Let's hope it doesn't come to that in the rest day testing, from Darth Covid and the French Chancellor of Health.

There may be a little Breaker Morant Rule 303 that sneaks in here and there.
...
09-09-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Double Wow. I just realized that, in addition to...

Double Wow. I just realized that, in addition to relegating Sagan from the stage win, they went back to the intermediate sprint and penalized him the 13 points he picked up there.

That pushes...
09-09-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

I'm mighty bitter to not close in on Velocrank...

I'm mighty bitter to not close in on Velocrank with all those points Sagan lost.

I think Peter is, too. I'd love to throw out a Stage 12 prediction: Sagan wins from a small bunch sprint. That...
09-09-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Wow. I missed the live feed. Kept scrolling...

Wow. I missed the live feed. Kept scrolling looking for Sagan in the stage standings. Scrolled quite aways past Bol, which was already quite aways. Finally gave up and hit Ctrl+F.

Even though I've...
09-09-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 6,805
Posted By slcbob

Free Wout van Aert ...

Free Wout van Aert

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AgcTvoWjZJU
09-09-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,143
Posted By slcbob

^ these are desperate times, 2020. Lazarus...

^ these are desperate times, 2020.

Lazarus Meintjes could be a costly mistake.
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