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wooger
Apr 16, 2005

YOU RESENT?

serious gaylord posted:

As it stands Lotto Soudal would not have a world tour licence next year.

Are there other capable pro teams ready to take their place in the world tour?

If so, what’s the problem?

Clearly the UCI points should match up with the perceived glory and marketing value of each race (90% of all points just for the TDF, 0% for all of cyclocross ;) ), but you can’t just ignore the existing allocation.

goatface posted:

Well, it's a choice.

You’d have thought there’s maybe a helpful marketing opportunity in going green, given their team name.

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Loving Africa Chaps
Dec 3, 2007


We had not left it yet, but when I would wake in the night, I would lie, listening, homesick for it already.



I think it's probably time for a new OP, we're in a golden age and hopefully this season brings new fans. I'm happy to do it in the next week if no one else wants but my knowledge of women's teams is lacking so if someone would be willing to do an effort post on them that would be cool and good.

Feels Villeneuve
Oct 7, 2007

Kanye West - Touch the Sky




Wow! It looks like rear end

Feels Villeneuve
Oct 7, 2007

Kanye West - Touch the Sky



in other news the Giro boss is shocked that turning the 2022 Giro route into a bad imitation of a Tour de France route has caused a bunch of people to target the Tour de France instead

Heliosicle
May 16, 2013

Arigato, Racists.


Feels Villeneuve posted:

Wow! It looks like rear end

And the scrubs are running old dura ace :jerkbag:

goatface
Dec 5, 2007

I had a video of that when I was about 6.

I remember it being shit.




Grimey Drawer

wooger posted:

You’d have thought there’s maybe a helpful marketing opportunity in going green, given their team name.

That is the choice.

They could at least have gone for a nice aquamarine.

Feels Villeneuve
Oct 7, 2007

Kanye West - Touch the Sky



i'd suggest going to Bianchi blue but they dropped Bianchi for Giant because apparently bikes aren't allowed to have colors on them anymore

TobinHatesYou
Aug 14, 2007

wacky cycling inflatable
tube man


Heliosicle posted:

And the scrubs are running old dura ace :jerkbag:

Though they’re one of the five Shimano full-ride partners, and this was probably filmed a while ago. INEOS, FDJ, Jumbo-Visma and DSM are the other four.

Smirr
Jun 28, 2012



serious gaylord posted:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7HjsNadUig

A very good video on the implications for the world tour teams from next year and the gamification of the UCI ranking point rules to get one of the 18 world tour licences.

As it stands Lotto Soudal would not have a world tour licence next year.

I was kind of passively aware that UCI points are hosed somehow, because PCS has their own points system which always seems way more sensible to me, but I didn't realize just how massively hosed they are, jesus

Feels Villeneuve
Oct 7, 2007

Kanye West - Touch the Sky



they basically always have been, the World Tour itself is a problem when so much of cycling is heavily regional. hence the old days when Euskatel would have to send teams to cobbled races despite having basically nobody suitable for them

goatface
Dec 5, 2007

I had a video of that when I was about 6.

I remember it being shit.




Grimey Drawer

I can't decide if:
they want smaller squads (only count the top 10 riders from a team) and also want those riders to go to every race possible (1.1 one day races being worth more than a TdF stage) or
they want teams to be even larger and more specialised (absolutely stack your GC train and gently caress everything else in the tours, final position is the only thing of value, points for the doms are irrelevant as they won't be in your 10 top-scorers) with the breakaway riders being sent elsewhere (more efficient to send your potential stage winners off to ride 10 smaller races instead).

TobinHatesYou
Aug 14, 2007

wacky cycling inflatable
tube man


Heliosicle posted:

And the scrubs are running old dura ace :jerkbag:

Though they’re one of the five Shimano full-ride partners, and this was probably filmed a while ago. INEOS, FDJ, Jumbo-Visma and DSM are the other four.

Heliosicle
May 16, 2013

Arigato, Racists.


TobinHatesYou posted:

Though they’re one of the five Shimano full-ride partners, and this was probably filmed a while ago. INEOS, FDJ, Jumbo-Visma and DSM are the other four.

Ddouble post?

Yeah you're probably right with the timing, but I also don't expect to see many teams with the new groupsets anyway given all the shortages and lack of availability so far

TobinHatesYou
Aug 14, 2007

wacky cycling inflatable
tube man


Heliosicle posted:

Ddouble post?


What on earth.

Literally Lewis Hamilton
Feb 22, 2005

#JusticeForBreonnaTaylor
#BlackLivesMatter
#StillIRise
#Blessed





Tobin, your co2 detectors working?

TobinHatesYou
Aug 14, 2007

wacky cycling inflatable
tube man


Heliosicle posted:

Ddouble post?


What on earth.

Loving Africa Chaps
Dec 3, 2007


We had not left it yet, but when I would wake in the night, I would lie, listening, homesick for it already.



https://twitter.com/andreacycling21/status/1478865123024551937?t=L5qVP0sZ6gV3qOiisiDqsw&s=19

Maybe vaughters discovered why he wasn't dropping 7w/kg for Ukraine at the Olympics

PolishPandaBear
Apr 10, 2009


Just saw this on Reddit with a link to the EF website. I guess they made a mistake and edited it to add him in before that screenshot.

https://www.efprocycling.com/meet-our-2022-roster/

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

There’s got to be a joke about cyclists and the willingness to inject themselves with uncertain substances here somewhere

https://twitter.com/Cyclingnewsfeed/status/1483735439211180035?s=20

Smol
Jun 1, 2011

Stat rosa pristina nomine, nomina nuda tenemus.

peanut- posted:

There’s got to be a joke about cyclists and the willingness to inject themselves with uncertain substances here somewhere

https://twitter.com/Cyclingnewsfeed/status/1483735439211180035?s=20

No needle policy means no needle policy!

Smirr
Jun 28, 2012



peanut- posted:

There’s got to be a joke about cyclists and the willingness to inject themselves with uncertain substances here somewhere

https://twitter.com/Cyclingnewsfeed/status/1483735439211180035?s=20

Goddamn, that's pathetic

MrL_JaKiri
Sep 23, 2003

A bracing glass of carrot juice!


Legal requirement in France to be vaccinated if you want to compete, so the big names are going to be 100%.

Heliosicle
May 16, 2013

Arigato, Racists.


Quite surprising as well at this point given the studies showing long term negative effects from covid in athletes. Not that they are any more rational than anyone else really actually, there's plenty of pseudoscience in sport.

Wonder what proportion are afraid of side effects affecting their training (e.g. GvA) compared to against vaccination. Would think more the former since cyclists take all sorts of pharmaceuticals in general

TobinHatesYou
Aug 14, 2007

wacky cycling inflatable
tube man


Men are dumb.

Smirr
Jun 28, 2012



https://twitter.com/andrewtalansky/status/1483505984035123203?t=WfEeVtKJQVAOhyQjlX417w&s=19

Bonus quote tweet, which is how I found this:

https://twitter.com/NairoInGreen/status/1484497706328416263?t=m5W9wNCNUD3hqO6JaV5zEA&s=19

gohuskies
Oct 23, 2010

I spend a lot of time making posts to justify why I'm not a self centered shithead that just wants to act like COVID isn't a thing.


This funny thread was in the quote tweets

https://twitter.com/DeGendtThomas/status/1484459648249909249
https://twitter.com/tamaupogi/status/1484539963643465740

Feels Villeneuve
Oct 7, 2007

Kanye West - Touch the Sky



in the greatest cycling news in years there is apparently going to be a third season of the Netflix Movistar show after all featuring the stage where Lopez missed a GC split and quit

MrL_JaKiri
Sep 23, 2003

A bracing glass of carrot juice!


Feels Villeneuve posted:

in the greatest cycling news in years there is apparently going to be a third season of the Netflix Movistar show after all featuring the stage where Lopez missed a GC split and quit

This description does not do the immense clusterfuck of Movistar's Vuelta 2021 justice

Smirr
Jun 28, 2012



Feels Villeneuve posted:

in the greatest cycling news in years there is apparently going to be a third season of the Netflix Movistar show after all featuring the stage where Lopez missed a GC split and quit

Yes!!!!!!!!! :sickos:

Literally Lewis Hamilton
Feb 22, 2005

#JusticeForBreonnaTaylor
#BlackLivesMatter
#StillIRise
#Blessed





How do Movistar keep agreeing to be filmed when it’s always a disaster??

goatface
Dec 5, 2007

I had a video of that when I was about 6.

I remember it being shit.




Grimey Drawer

Cash money

rngd in the womb
Oct 13, 2009



Yam Slacker

Literally Lewis Hamilton posted:

How do Movistar keep agreeing to be filmed when it’s always a disaster??

It's not so outlandish for Movistars to be in schlocky B flicks.

serious gaylord
Sep 16, 2007

what.


In true prestige tv fashion season 3 will end just as Lopez is about to miss the split.

Sab0921
Aug 2, 2004

This for my justices slingin' thangs, rib breakin' kings / Truck, necklace, robe, gavel and things / For the solicitors seein' them dissents spin and grin / That robe with the lace trim that win.


https://twitter.com/mundociclistico/status/1485636365337440260

I hope Egan is ok - hit by a bus seems rough.

Loving Africa Chaps
Dec 3, 2007


We had not left it yet, but when I would wake in the night, I would lie, listening, homesick for it already.




Big dent in the bus.

Hope this turns out to be false.

https://twitter.com/BenjiNaesen/status/1485659873815765003?t=Dtek5hhQSHpaXPRyZvfZ4w&s=19

kimbo305
Jun 9, 2007

:420: Allowlist and Blocklist are actually ok. :420:



Who puts a timetable on a femur recovery, jfc.

goatface
Dec 5, 2007

I had a video of that when I was about 6.

I remember it being shit.




Grimey Drawer

Probably people who've done a lot of reading about recovery rates of athletes when you stick a few pins or plates in, dope them to the gills and give them sustained and personalised physiotherapy.

Knowing how long your elite athlete will be out of action is worth money.

goatface
Dec 5, 2007

I had a video of that when I was about 6.

I remember it being shit.




Grimey Drawer

Whether that guy can is a different question.

colonel tom
Mar 1, 2012

:hmmrona:


Doesn't he have back issues from his legs being different lengths? Maybe the doctors can fix that up while they're in there and he'll come back better than ever.

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wooger
Apr 16, 2005

YOU RESENT?

kimbo305 posted:

Who puts a timetable on a femur recovery, jfc.

Without complications, and with expensive medical care, bones are quicker and more predictable to fix & rehab vs any joint or ligament issue.

The patella is worse.

It does seem ridiculous to think he’ll race this year though.

Ronan the everesting record holder from cyclingtips broke his lower legs bones and has them pinned with an external cage, but will be walking again shortly.

https://www.stickybottle.com/latest-news/everesting-world-record-holder-mclaughlin-suffers-broken-leg-in-weird-crash/

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