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07-02-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 718
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh boy there's four of us Sans Tfts here. I'm...

Oh boy there's four of us Sans Tfts here. I'm very pleased to see Vingegaard perform well! He was the only one to put Pog under pressure last year.
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06-29-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 718
Posted By GrainBrain

ooga-booga I just checked and they're still...

ooga-booga I just checked and they're still using water bottles here so I got cold feet with the Welshman.
06-12-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Nice job at dwars door het hageland ooga-booga ! ...

Nice job at dwars door het hageland ooga-booga !
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Oh sure...
06-06-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 711
Posted By GrainBrain

Who is this Benjamin Thomas from Cofidis and why...

Who is this Benjamin Thomas from Cofidis and why does everyone make better choices then me?
05-30-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 1,684
Views: 352,000
Posted By GrainBrain

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05-29-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,368
Posted By GrainBrain

That was a good run, Ooga and I tieing on the...

That was a good run, Ooga and I tieing on the final TT - happy to achieve 4th and a big nod to ooga's Mollema pick. Maybe more thoughts after this big weekend. Thanks for the organizing Ooga!

This...
05-26-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,368
Posted By GrainBrain

Get well Almeida!

I'll be riding this ship to stage 21

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05-26-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,746
Posted By GrainBrain

https://twitter.com/giroditalia/status/15286736790...

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05-25-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,368
Posted By GrainBrain

Cort with the GC bunch gives me hope for a raid...

Cort with the GC bunch gives me hope for a raid tomorrow. Nice stage win Bob!

I keep yoyo-ing but fear I'll wind up 4th or 5th. Probably 6th without a sprinter.
05-23-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,368
Posted By GrainBrain

^^ I resemble that Landa remark! Hopefully Landa...

^^ I resemble that Landa remark! Hopefully Landa paces Bilbao up a climb with a technical descent and Bilbao leads the way down.

I really, really need Craddock to show us what the national ITT...
05-22-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,368
Posted By GrainBrain

THROWS...

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:lol:
05-20-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,746
Posted By GrainBrain

It's because of the politically incorrect...

It's because of the politically incorrect conversation about lunch they had. I'm pretty sure I remember hearing it - they were discussing some fudge they had bought in town. I'm pretty sure I heard a...
05-13-22, 02:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

A couple races around Brittany. Tro-bro-leon is a...

A couple races around Brittany. Tro-bro-leon is a neat "gravel ish" race around some farm fields with a live piglet given to the winner. Thanks for the heads up!
05-12-22, 11:24 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,746
Posted By GrainBrain

I would like to know what Gaviria is thinking...

I would like to know what Gaviria is thinking sometimes. That seemed crazy to watch him shoulder check Bol.
05-11-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,746
Posted By GrainBrain

From stage 4 ... Pretty sure Kamna brake checked...

From stage 4 ... Pretty sure Kamna brake checked Lopez just to be safe on that last corner ... :lol:
05-06-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,899
Posted By GrainBrain

I want a weeklong gravel stage race in the US and...

I want a weeklong gravel stage race in the US and I absolutely want this to be a part of it.
05-03-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 3,746
Posted By GrainBrain

I wonder if MvdP can win the first uphill stage...

I wonder if MvdP can win the first uphill stage in Hungary, carry the pink jersey for awhile. Would be neat to do that in all three GTs - he's got the tour done and dusted already. Can't wait to see...
05-03-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,368
Posted By GrainBrain

I had Hugh in then snubbed him to add some 6...

I had Hugh in then snubbed him to add some 6 pointers. Might reconsider. Got Lopez in but decided against Joo for now ...

I put in Craddock and will keep him in.
05-02-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Sam Bennett thanks us both

Sam Bennett thanks us both
04-25-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,426
Posted By GrainBrain

That was an incredible attack! Did you see...

That was an incredible attack!

Did you see how quickly Powless responded to it? I think Powless could've stayed with but opted to stay in the pack because on paper that was the smartest idea...
04-24-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Absolutely have enjoyed a local brew after some...

Absolutely have enjoyed a local brew after some gardening and hiking. An incredible race and end to the spring classics. A moment of reflection on the brutality of cycling.

QUINTEN HERMANS. You...
04-18-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 886
Posted By GrainBrain

Didn't quite a few riders run tubeless clinchers?...

Didn't quite a few riders run tubeless clinchers? I think a lot of problems came from the rim getting damaged. You wouldn't have as much problems with tubular on a dinged up rim. I think was it...
04-16-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,426
Posted By GrainBrain

Caught the end of the women's Paris-Roubaix....

Caught the end of the women's Paris-Roubaix. Longo Borgini with an incredible solo effort for like 35km off the front by only 11-15 seconds for half of it.

Awesome bike handling after over cooking...
04-14-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Reported. I had to choose between him and...

Reported.

I had to choose between him and Turner ... Then I watched it live and saw him constantly drop everyone coming off that final climb in the circuit. I knew he'd get it. I have the comfort...
04-13-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By GrainBrain

Brandon McNulty seems the best positioned yeah?...

Brandon McNulty seems the best positioned yeah? Great time trialist and good in mountains but still has had disappointing results in one week races. Usually because of crashes, though last year's...
04-13-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 624
Posted By GrainBrain

Mmm I don't think so. I ride a lot of gravel and...

Mmm I don't think so. I ride a lot of gravel and worry often about dust. Silicosis is a very real thing - noxious gases and vapours much easier for lungs to deal with then microscopic pieces of...
04-10-22, 05:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Pretty happy with my pics going into Amstel....

Pretty happy with my pics going into Amstel. Besides MvdP, Laporte, Madous, Mahoric I slotted in the two wild cards of Tratnik, Van der Hoorn. Both economy pics that seemed to find themselves at the...
04-10-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Almost felt sorry for ya till I noticed you got...

Almost felt sorry for ya till I noticed you got Benoot and Laporte! I left Benoot Mohoric as a carry over then fired three transfers to gain tratnik, mahoric Benoot; then MvdP of course! I'm looking...
04-07-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,339
Posted By GrainBrain

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04-06-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,339
Posted By GrainBrain

I got lucky and was tipped off to Higuita's DNF...

I got lucky and was tipped off to Higuita's DNF the race prior to this; then I kinda hedged away from Padun (Horner says he looks out of shape). I have regrets not picking alaphillipe or Gaudu or...
04-05-22, 04:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By GrainBrain

Tl;Dr - Pog really needed a teamate with him in...

Tl;Dr - Pog really needed a teamate with him in that last 50km. What was Trentin doing burning himself out early? Or a team mate in the early break.

...

Oh there is interest! It was a fabulous...
04-04-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

:lol: I've been saving my transfers for a...

:lol:

I've been saving my transfers for a predictable race, like Paris-Roubaix :twitchy:
04-04-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,339
Posted By GrainBrain

AAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHH :crash:

AAAARRRRRRGGGGGHHHHHHH :crash:
04-03-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

semroc and I had a ~1500 point difference before...

semroc and I had a ~1500 point difference before the Flanders run abouts!

The 1100 point difference in the Ronde was a real gut punch!
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04-03-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

Semroc that was incredible!!!!

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WOW
04-03-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By GrainBrain

Tour of Flanders (spoilers!!)

To be honest Pog spoiled it himself :eek:
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04-01-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,388
Posted By GrainBrain

:lol::love:

:lol::love:
04-01-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,969
Posted By GrainBrain

I'm wondering about MvdP as well; with illness...

I'm wondering about MvdP as well; with illness about he went really hard in Dwars though he always does his dramatic fall to the curb gasping thing. Sunday is almost the perfect length of incubation...
03-31-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,096
Posted By GrainBrain

Or 91 Russian rubles!

Or 91 Russian rubles!
03-30-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Nice job semroc !! You made Dwars door vlaanderen...

Nice job semroc !! You made Dwars door vlaanderen yours with a 58 of 3324th placing!!
03-28-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,396
Posted By GrainBrain

Lol I like it but it's a podcast so I'll listen...

Lol I like it but it's a podcast so I'll listen while working. Benji sometimes doesn't provide a lot of depth I think this is his side gig. E3 Benji was generic and LR visibly annoyed by it?
...
03-28-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By GrainBrain

Stage 5 absolutely! This is the cobbled stage and...

Stage 5 absolutely! This is the cobbled stage and I would be watching along a cobbled sector.

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03-24-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Oof why would you risk participating in this race?

Brugge - Yikes that last 15km was crazy!
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03-23-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Oh God I put that in while I was comatose about...

Oh God I put that in while I was comatose about to fall asleep last night...

There were ten races including Brugge and I had thirty transfers so... 30/10 is ten right? Right!!??

You won't...
03-21-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,339
Posted By GrainBrain

Yes I thought it was rude to point out I had...

Yes I thought it was rude to point out I had thought about Woods in his place - in fact the karma is hitting me today; I'm at work with hay fever from all the great riding weather this past weekend...
03-21-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,339
Posted By GrainBrain

We might need a Catalunyian lawyer as apparently...

We might need a Catalunyian lawyer as apparently Colbrelli collapsed and went into cardiac arrest after the line!!
...
03-21-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Ask and you shall receive! :lol: We get it, ya...

Ask and you shall receive! :lol: We get it, ya stormed it in this one!!

In my defense I briefly had Turgis. Bummer about Sagan and his mechanical at the base of the Poggio!
03-21-22, 09:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,710
Posted By GrainBrain

Fantasy Spring Classics

Milano San Remo
03-19
1st: X Merckx the Spot / slcbob
2nd: total goat**** / ooga-booga
3rd: the bounty / canam73
GC: slcbob


Minerva Classic "Brugge de panne"
03-23
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,727
Posted By GrainBrain

In other words, this is a purely hypothetical...

In other words, this is a purely hypothetical troll-posting.

It's a nice day here. Why not get out and ride?[/QUOTE]

For sure it was the start of great weather this week after the last gasp of...
03-19-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,169
Posted By GrainBrain

Matej mohoric

YEAH BUDDY THAT'S HOW YOU DO IT
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