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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #555 on: July 04, 2022, 12:23:16 PM »
 I see Geraint doesn't just fall off his bike at a moments notice, but also tries to test aero garments in the opening TT by wearing his Gilet over his skin suit.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #556 on: July 05, 2022, 08:25:18 AM »
Great finish to yesterday's stage, 3 riders all within a tyre's width of each other on the line, goodbye Denmark and hello France.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #557 on: July 05, 2022, 09:06:19 AM »
I do like Cosmo's take on racing sometimes. Here is his stages 1-3 breakdown.


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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #558 on: July 05, 2022, 04:43:37 PM »
Wout van Aert, bloody hell.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #559 on: July 05, 2022, 07:37:40 PM »
It does help when you can go invisible to the rest of the riders though.

Check out the sprint reaction afterwards to see proof of this power.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #560 on: July 05, 2022, 10:18:57 PM »
It wasnít as if WvA was that far ahead, so I donít understand why Phillpsen thought heíd won

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #561 on: July 05, 2022, 10:39:03 PM »
I see Geraint doesn't just fall off his bike at a moments notice, but also tries to test aero garments in the opening TT by wearing his Gilet over his skin suit.

Heís auctioned the gilet off for charity.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #562 on: July 05, 2022, 11:55:07 PM »
I see Geraint doesn't just fall off his bike at a moments notice, but also tries to test aero garments in the opening TT by wearing his Gilet over his skin suit.

Heís auctioned the gilet off for charity.

If he gets it back at the end of the Tour that is.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #563 on: July 06, 2022, 01:57:57 PM »
Cobbles at TDF today! Has to be a stage for MVDP to step up?

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #564 on: July 06, 2022, 10:01:15 PM »
Cobbles at TDF today! Has to be a stage for MVDP to step up?
Not his day, dropped, punctured and in no form at all. Good day for Pogacar.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #565 on: July 06, 2022, 10:50:57 PM »
Another bonkers stage today.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #566 on: July 06, 2022, 11:39:34 PM »
Have to admire Cortís social distancing technique of never riding in the peleton to catch anything.  Jumbo had a mad day, Kruswijk running across the front of the speeding group was a oooh moment! Think thatís the most tension seen on Pogís face as well. 

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #567 on: July 07, 2022, 01:15:29 PM »
Cobbles at TDF today! Has to be a stage for MVDP to step up?

Disappointed that I actually made a prediction!


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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #568 on: July 07, 2022, 02:01:10 PM »
Really enjoying this year's TdF, there have been some very exciting stages already and I'm hoping all hell breaks loose in the mountains !

Head says Pogacar to win, heart wants Thomas, but Wout may trump them both. It's a shame Sagan doesn't appear to be in top form.

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Re: The cycling thread
« Reply #569 on: July 08, 2022, 01:46:19 AM »
Millar reckons that Wout has no chance of winning the TdF -not enough power for the mountains.

 


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