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06-06-14, 02:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,730
Posted By seanthebear

So its official.....Wiggo will not ride TDF, from...

So its official.....Wiggo will not ride TDF, from his own mouth. I dunno if he'd be a good fit for Orica tho'. That's a team that doesn't suffer prima donna's and let's face it Sir Wig is a prima...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-13, 02:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,793
Posted By seanthebear

Check out the new Giant Anyroad; this bike,...

Check out the new Giant Anyroad; this bike, currently only available here in Taiwan looks pretty sweet. USD1000 with Tiagara....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-12, 12:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By seanthebear

A cracker of a day yesterday in Taipei after a...

A cracker of a day yesterday in Taipei after a week of rain and more rain today. 28 degrees and nary a cloud in the sky. Did around 70 kms incl. a 8 km hill climb which is the most I've done in over...
07-22-12, 07:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,957
Posted By seanthebear

Power's down because no one's doping. Wiggins...

Power's down because no one's doping. Wiggins himself revealed that the Sky train runs at 450 watts up those hills. Anyone wanting to attack off the front and stay off needs to hit 500 watts and...
07-19-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,662
Posted By seanthebear

Absolute bollocks. Every other GC contender is...

Absolute bollocks. Every other GC contender is also hitched to the Sky train. They get the same benefit. But you need someone in peak form and with good legs to stay on that train and then keep going...
07-18-12, 08:43 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,662
Posted By seanthebear

Man I'd love to see Wiggins actually win on a...

Man I'd love to see Wiggins actually win on a mountain top just to stamp his authority on the race. Gotta be some tired riders so maybe the break will be caught today. Evans even made the point he...
07-17-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By seanthebear

And Frank's now playing the "poisoned" card. Who...

And Frank's now playing the "poisoned" card. Who the hell poisons people with diuretics?
07-17-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,248
Posted By seanthebear

Suggestion for next year: on rest days you can...

Suggestion for next year: on rest days you can take any drugs you want, uppers, downers, coke, epo, spanish beef, the lot. Then everyone goes bonkers on the next day doing wheelies up Mt Ventoux;...
07-17-12, 06:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 788
Posted By seanthebear

He hasn't got a leg to stand on.....there is only...

He hasn't got a leg to stand on.....there is only one reason a rider would take a diuretic; to mask steroid use. He has no fall back alibi because his team doesn't carry that drug so it has to be...
07-16-12, 11:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 851
Posted By seanthebear

That's a bull**** article rehashing old news. It...

That's a bull**** article rehashing old news. It has nothing to do with Froome right now in the TDF.
07-16-12, 07:08 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,902
Posted By seanthebear

Its a very tough call. Schleck was trying to slip...

Its a very tough call. Schleck was trying to slip into the big ring to attack and dropped his chain because he didn't have a chain guard. Contador was covering the attack and went past Schleck as he...
07-16-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,248
Posted By seanthebear

I think Farrar will attack on the Tourmalet and...

I think Farrar will attack on the Tourmalet and TT to the finish.........go you good thing!
07-15-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,186
Posted By seanthebear

Word is the 100th edition of the tour is going to...

Word is the 100th edition of the tour is going to be old school...all the big climbs will be included. Maybe only one ITT.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-12, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 68,988
Posted By seanthebear

And he called Rolland "uncouth" for not waiting;...

And he called Rolland "uncouth" for not waiting; not a word athletes use much these days.
07-15-12, 07:24 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,186
Posted By seanthebear

Contador wasn't defending champion. That was...

Contador wasn't defending champion. That was Carlos Sastre. Contador won 2007.
07-15-12, 06:57 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,186
Posted By seanthebear

The defending champion is supposed to defend the...

The defending champion is supposed to defend the yellow. It's part of its mystique. However if the defense falls apart as the tour unfolds then it would be OK to switch to a stronger rider.

I...
07-15-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,455
Posted By seanthebear

So that's why the BMC riders saluted the Liquigas...

So that's why the BMC riders saluted the Liquigas team car when they passed it at the finish line; Liquigas had to work hard to catch Rolland the tool. Nice gesture.

Edit: actually this could have...
07-13-12, 10:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,202
Posted By seanthebear

Jesus if Cav wins this following on from Millar...

Jesus if Cav wins this following on from Millar yesterday and with Sky first and second in GC....well helluva day for the Brits, what?

Cav knows what to do; follow the Greenedge train.

Anyone...
07-13-12, 10:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By seanthebear

I did the same watching Eurosport for every time...

I did the same watching Eurosport for every time Sean Kelly says "calculation"....its madness, the guy says it every 5 minutes....thank god we were only doing 7 oz beers!
07-12-12, 09:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,478
Posted By seanthebear

Should read Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne / Annonay...

Should read
Saint-Jean-de-Maurienne / Annonay DavézieuxÉpernay → Metz was stage 6.
07-12-12, 08:54 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,341
Posted By seanthebear

More to the point, last I checked Sky didn't win...

More to the point, last I checked Sky didn't win the last two stages, they just rode tempo. Why not point the finger at Tommy V and Rolland? makes just as much sense.
07-12-12, 07:44 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,186
Posted By seanthebear

It's pretty exciting to have two guys, Sagan and...

It's pretty exciting to have two guys, Sagan and Froome, in their first tours, showing such explosive talent. I'd love to see Froome and Contador go head to head next year, presuming Contador can get...
07-12-12, 06:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,341
Posted By seanthebear

Evans is cooked. He couldn't keep up with his own...

Evans is cooked. He couldn't keep up with his own rider after escaping. Bit pathetic to see really; he knows he has to attack but he just doesn't have the legs. Froome obviously is the strongest GC...
07-11-12, 08:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,341
Posted By seanthebear

Schleck has zero form. Forget him. I expect Cadel...

Schleck has zero form. Forget him. I expect Cadel and Nibali to team up on this stage. Evans already said he miscalculated in not following Nibali yesterday. Nibali alone up the road was a pathetic...
07-11-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,579
Posted By seanthebear

I may be wrong but I just don't believe juicing...

I may be wrong but I just don't believe juicing is that prevalent these days. It can only be a small minority left. But of course I have no way of really knowing this. David Millar in his book says...
07-11-12, 07:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,579
Posted By seanthebear

Yeah but, nah but, why can't it be the case he's...

Yeah but, nah but, why can't it be the case he's just in really really good form? It's a sad reality of pro cycling right now that any outstanding performance instantly generates doping suspicion....
07-11-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,286
Posted By seanthebear

Nibali....bit of a jerk?

So Vincenzo is pissed with Wiggo for giving him a look at the finish line and not respecting his fellow riders.
"When we crossed the line, Bradley turned and looked at me"??
...
07-11-12, 06:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,322
Posted By seanthebear

I think you miss the point. GC contenders do not...

I think you miss the point. GC contenders do not get in breakaways. If they did Sky (in this case) would chase it down. That's why you often see multiple attempts at a breakaway. Until the GC teams...
07-10-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,579
Posted By seanthebear

Thing is if Wiggo was doping you'd see more than...

Thing is if Wiggo was doping you'd see more than just the dogged riding style he currently has. If he was on EPO he would have actually attacked Evans on Stage 8. Rather than vice versa. That's what...
07-10-12, 02:25 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,322
Posted By seanthebear

Problem is you just know that Sky will just run...

Problem is you just know that Sky will just run their train up that big lump in the middle so fast that Evans will only be able to hang on the back. Its been that way since Dauphine. He'll put in a...
07-10-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,322
Posted By seanthebear

Yeah right, Sagan is gonna attack up that wee...

Yeah right, Sagan is gonna attack up that wee hill and storm the GC! :crash:
07-09-12, 11:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,317
Posted By seanthebear

He's paid to do a job, which is support Wiggo. If...

He's paid to do a job, which is support Wiggo. If he follows Evans up any mountain it'll be because Sean Yates tells him to. And if it comes down to a situation where Sky risks losing yellow because...
07-09-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,397
Posted By seanthebear

Knowing Tyler he'll crash on the Champs D'Elysee...

Knowing Tyler he'll crash on the Champs D'Elysee and DNF, then storm someone's bus looking for revenge.
07-09-12, 07:16 PM
07-09-12, 03:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,973
Posted By seanthebear

So we have a possible scenario, like the Vuelta...

So we have a possible scenario, like the Vuelta last year, where Froome could take over from Wiggins in yellow. If at some point Cadel attacks and Wiggo can't cover, then Froome will have to go with....
07-08-12, 11:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,073
Posted By seanthebear

I think Frank's off the case. Pending the TT...

I think Frank's off the case. Pending the TT results its very likely Zubeldia will be the new GC leader for Radioshack. Hardly surprising since he's going great guns. They'll maybe let Frank carry...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-12, 09:06 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 68,988
Posted By seanthebear

Yeah, that's it, Fogerty. Great feature in Mojo...

Yeah, that's it, Fogerty. Great feature in Mojo the other month on the CCR story.

I think he was talking about riffs more than chords. Specifically the case was the chorus of "The Old Man is Down...
07-08-12, 08:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,973
Posted By seanthebear

And then insisting Pinot put on a clean jersey...

And then insisting Pinot put on a clean jersey for the presentation. Pinot's obviously couldn't give a damn about the state of his jersey.
07-08-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,317
Posted By seanthebear

Tyler Farrar will crash and then try and blame...

Tyler Farrar will crash and then try and blame his minuteman for it.

Wiggo should put another 10 seconds into Evans.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-12, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2,711
Views: 68,988
Posted By seanthebear

The name escapes me but some singer-songwriter...

The name escapes me but some singer-songwriter was once sued by his old record label for plagiarizing his own songs. He had to turn up in court with his guitar to explain how within the limited chord...
07-08-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,973
Posted By seanthebear

um, you may not have noticed, but the guy wearing...

um, you may not have noticed, but the guy wearing the polka dots was from Sky. What's more he's actually a better climber than Wiggins. I doubt very much Wiggo will be alone for any part of this tour...
07-07-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,280
Posted By seanthebear

no way is it down to doping. its down to building...

no way is it down to doping. its down to building and picking a team with the specific purpose of supporting Wiggins in the mountains. Rogers, Porte and Froome are all riders who would have genuine...
07-07-12, 03:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,280
Posted By seanthebear

I just want to see Sagan left way behind today....

I just want to see Sagan left way behind today. Lot of crazy talk by the yobs about him now being a threat for yellow.:crash:
07-06-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,103
Posted By seanthebear

+1...you don't drop out of the TDF before the...

+1...you don't drop out of the TDF before the mountains unless you are injured. You just don't. Ryder will just have to ride for stage wins (and there's still a hell of a lot of value in a stage win...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-12, 12:28 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,064
Posted By seanthebear

yeah but, nah but, the pro cycling forum only has...

yeah but, nah but, the pro cycling forum only has about 8 regular posters. the 41 has many more. if i post over in pro cycling I gotta wait till y'all get out of bed to get a response. anyway my...
07-05-12, 06:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,532
Posted By seanthebear

Tyler needs to watch some Julian Deans vs Mark...

Tyler needs to watch some Julian Deans vs Mark Renshaw footage to see how the boys down-under tough it out without eating asphalt.
07-05-12, 01:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,280
Posted By seanthebear

6 kms at 8.5% (13% max). Please dear God get...

6 kms at 8.5% (13% max). Please dear God get Wiggo thru the next two days cos the fun starts on Saturday. Any non-TTing climbers have got to have a crack at getting away on this. reckon cadel might...
07-05-12, 12:51 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,325
Posted By seanthebear

I can't believe we're having this discussion in a...

I can't believe we're having this discussion in a cycling forum. If you don't like competitive road cycling don't watch it. All my friends think I'm crazy to watch every day of every race in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-12, 07:07 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,064
Posted By seanthebear

It's not complicated but some of us only post in...

It's not complicated but some of us only post in this forum. It'd be just as easy to have a spoilers thread here with a warning so that those who haven't watched the most recent stage can just stay...
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