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peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Excellent OP, OP.

Paris-Tours owned last year, anyone know if theyíve brought back the exciting route or the riders moaned them into making it boring again?

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peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

wtf is planimetry

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

https://twitter.com/chrisfroome/sta...879270050799618

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Bike riding is back

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

I'll take it

https://twitter.com/petercossins/st...930361086218246

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Who is gonna win Roubaix tomorrow?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Make road cycling a winter sport.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Iím watching the womenís virtual Tour, itís quite weird but I appreciate the chance to be nosy about riders houses.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

serious gaylord posted:

Eurosport player has crashed 2 minutes into Strada Bianchi

Glad itís not just me then

An auspicious start

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

serious gaylord posted:

Its a Europewide outage according to Twitter lmao.

This happened with the Giro a few years ago too.

I can only assume this is the first time in 8 months anyone has attempted to use it

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Riding through that dust must be grim

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Go on Wout

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Okay finish lines with no crowds are proper weird

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Owned

https://twitter.com/daniellloyd1/st...820222472388609

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

drat, if there's one thing everyone wanted from MSR it's for there to be even more of it.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

That was some descent by OSs

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Letís go anyone but Michael Matthews

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Woutís coming, this is superb

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

If theyíve specially designed the Tour for Alaphillipe maybe Wout can win it instead.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Feels weird seeing these announcements when the season just began. These are for 2021 right, the riders aren't moving immediately?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

choo choo the train is back

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Spoke too soon, the train is dead.

Is Geraint Thomas back to just riding domestique now?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Ineos are poo poo lol, Sky pulled the plug at the right time.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

https://twitter.com/daniellloyd1/st...965588088033281

Final stage of the race, on a Sunday afternoon? Why would we possibly televise most of that?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

This is great, no idea what's going to happen.

How did Pinot let these lot ride off? Just standard Thibault Pinot things?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

I'm a little bit amazed the moto is staying behind that Pinot group of Frenchmen + Dumoulin

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

It's mostly just Wout smashing everyone so far, we should probably wait for more than a couple of major races to have happened before declaring TJV are that dominant.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Incidentally Kruijswijk is confirmed out of the Tour through injury this morning, so the super team is already a man down.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

I can still dream that one day every detail of FC Barcelona circa 2007-2013 will get spilled.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

paddyboat posted:

right, now that Alaphillipe is out, I want Thibot to win.

I fully expect him to ride up onto a mudslide any minute

I just turned on, has Alaphilippe actually abandoned?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

It doesn't look bad right now, do they really need to neutralise this?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

RIP Tom

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Yates looking strongest and he got the bonus seconds, can he take yellow?

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

serious gaylord posted:

Jumbo looked fragile as gently caress there.

Looked like they were trying to show strength and ended up embarrassing themselves

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe


I would enjoy lolling at Movistar if this somehow ended up being the year Nairo wins.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

lol at Cousin being insanely unhappy about having to launch a 100km solo break.

The peloton appears to be having a full day off, 20 minutes behind the slowest forecast already.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

He crashed while going 58km/h apparently, that can't have been fun.

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

gently caress that was beautifully done

peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

serious gaylord posted:

Has everyone forgot how to do a sprint train?

I was watching some old HTC wins on Youtube earlier and was like "oh yeah that was what sprint trains looked like"

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peanut-
Feb 17, 2004


Fun Shoe

Seems unlikely he's going to regain it today up a cat 1 finish.

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