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  • Francois the Postman: For those who have missed it: due to the extreme heat the stage will start an hour early.
    Today at 09:57
  • Francois the Postman: ------------------------------------- REDNU NWOD 4 EGATS
    Today at 09:52
  • Francois the Postman: I always like the tiny flip ups that let someone else snatch victory, so an enjoyable night for me!
    Today at 09:51
  • Francois the Postman: Another one bites the dust, nught Arb!
    Today at 04:02
  • Arb: classic Viviani kick that
    Today at 03:56
  • Arb: lol wtf
    Today at 03:52
  • Arb: no one wanted to put it in the gutter :(
    Today at 03:46
  • Arb: gogo macho man
    Today at 03:41
  • Francois the Postman: ..who is first at the ice cream van.
    Today at 03:40
  • Arb: about 10 mins of action tomorrow
    Today at 03:38
  • Francois the Postman: Ah, bells
    Today at 03:37
  • Francois the Postman: Tomorrow they start an hour early. As if it isn't tricky enough yet what time the TDU is on with that bizarre Time Zone they have claimed for themselves.
    Today at 03:37
  • Arb: a bit of crosswind between like 9 and 3km
    Today at 03:32
  • Arb: best thing about it, no Gerrans!
    Today at 03:18
  • Arb: yes lets see, Allan Davis, Manuel Cardoso, Jay McCarthy, Diego Ulissi, Caleb Ewan, Michael Matthews, Slagter
    Today at 03:16
  • Francois the Postman: Quite a nippy wee climb that stirling one. one of those that suits more than one rider type.
    Today at 03:14
  • Francois the Postman: All the action at the very end, really. As was to be expected.
    Today at 03:13
  • Arb: i'm guessing the circuit yesterday was pretty chilled, BMC would have been very happy with the sprinters taking top3
    Today at 03:12
  • Francois the Postman: Aye
    Today at 03:11
  • Arb: one of those guys needs to win tomorrow though to be any chance of usurping LRP come Saturday
    Today at 03:11
  • Arb: pretty much
    Today at 03:10
  • Francois the Postman: It's really the Tour De Time Bonus, not?
    Today at 03:10
  • Arb: NPH another 2 seconds
    Today at 03:09
  • Francois the Postman: Yeah, background scrensaver for me too.
    Today at 03:08
  • Arb: ETA 40mins
    Today at 03:07
  • Arb: pace should come up now and downhill
    Today at 03:06
  • Arb: 33.2km
    Today at 03:06
  • Arb: 42.5km
    Today at 02:50
  • Arb: sorry I muted and was working on something else..
    Today at 02:49
  • Arb: oh
    Today at 02:49
  • Francois the Postman: me too
    Today at 02:15
  • Francois the Postman: km check 67.4
    Today at 02:15
  • Francois the Postman: morning Arb
    Today at 02:12
  • Francois the Postman: Francois the Postman: ------------------------------------- REDNU NWOD 3 EGATS (to remain accurate)
    Today at 02:12
  • Arb: just said Nocentini rides for GreenEdge
    Today at 01:38
  • Arb: lol
    Today at 01:37
  • Francois the Postman: I am gonna file that under *real-life problems you never even knew existed*
    January 17, 2018, 04:33
  • Francois the Postman: lol... loving the ozzie ads. Here's a paint line that will guarantee bankruptcy in Scotland: paint that will SUNproof your exterior!
    January 17, 2018, 04:30
  • Francois the Postman: ------------------------------------- REDNU NWOD 2 EGATS
    January 17, 2018, 04:28
  • search: thanks, I'll make sure to check it out
    January 16, 2018, 04:47
  • Francois the Postman: The celtic Connection Festval Club is something special, into the wee hours of the night. [link]
    January 16, 2018, 04:40
  • Francois the Postman: Even better if you find a warm fireplace in the nice wee village pub afterwards
    January 16, 2018, 04:37
  • Francois the Postman: The Devil's Pulpit in Killearn is also lovely
    January 16, 2018, 04:36
  • search: yeah, looking forward to it
    January 16, 2018, 04:35
  • Francois the Postman: Celtic Connections is on in Glasgow, great atmosphere if you find the right places!
    January 16, 2018, 04:35
  • search: back home Tuesday
    January 16, 2018, 04:34
  • search: then to Glasgow for the weekend
    January 16, 2018, 04:34
  • search: uhm, somewhere in the middle of nowhere for a couple of days first... "Killearn", maybe?!
    January 16, 2018, 04:34
  • Francois the Postman: Where in Scotland search?
    January 16, 2018, 04:33
  • Francois the Postman: Saying that, wrap up warm, couple of wintery days before it goes back to damp
    January 16, 2018, 04:32
  • Arb: lol
    January 16, 2018, 04:32
  • Francois the Postman: always. Doesn't make much difference in Scotland anyway, January or June
    January 16, 2018, 04:31
  • search: can you call that  "holiday" in January?
    January 16, 2018, 04:31
  • Francois the Postman: Even better!
    January 16, 2018, 04:31
  • search: well, Scotland ;)
    January 16, 2018, 04:31
  • Francois the Postman: holidays search? enjoy!
    January 16, 2018, 04:31
  • search: okay, I'm basically off to the airport anyway
    January 16, 2018, 04:30
  • Arb: lol woke up 2mins too late?
    January 16, 2018, 04:30
  • Francois the Postman: ok peeps, will probably hang around on ozzie times a bit these week, catch you all later
    January 16, 2018, 04:30
  • Francois the Postman: by seconds search, alas
    January 16, 2018, 04:29
  • search: meh, missed it?! ;)
    January 16, 2018, 04:29
  • Francois the Postman: \another guy smacked onto the barrier?
    January 16, 2018, 04:28
  • Jamsque: nice sprint from greipel
    January 16, 2018, 04:27
  • Francois the Postman: These first sprints of the season always look dangerously messy
    January 16, 2018, 04:27
  • Jamsque: I didn't follow the offseason
    January 16, 2018, 04:27
  • Jamsque: so michelton is orica?
    January 16, 2018, 04:27
  • Arb: grilla
    January 16, 2018, 04:27
  • Arb: sammy boy
    January 16, 2018, 04:23
  • Jamsque: thanks FtP, that one does work for me but not in Chrome for some reason
    January 16, 2018, 04:00
  • Francois the Postman: [link] ?
    January 16, 2018, 03:30
  • Jamsque: I have yet to find a stream that works in the USA
    January 16, 2018, 03:22
  • Arb: did I miss it?
    January 16, 2018, 03:20
  • Francois the Postman: it is, but then they will be mounted on kangaroos
    January 16, 2018, 02:23
  • Arb: oh i thought that was tomorrow
    January 16, 2018, 02:23
  • Francois the Postman: you'll miss the planned viking attack out of the bush
    January 16, 2018, 02:22
  • Arb: going to pop out for a bit absoutely nothing to be excited about here
    January 16, 2018, 02:22
  • Francois the Postman: with paul & phil I go into full "ignore bumbling phrasing" mode. It is a survival trait
    January 16, 2018, 02:05
  • Francois the Postman: ah, indeed. lol
    January 16, 2018, 02:04
  • Arb: was more the bumbling phrasing :D
    January 16, 2018, 02:01
  • Arb: yep that's right
    January 16, 2018, 02:01
  • Francois the Postman: Just looked it up, Lotto claims he received the log-in details late. Bizarre.
    January 16, 2018, 01:59
  • Francois the Postman: Aye, he signed up a couple of eeks too late, did he not, and had to be withdrawn?
    January 16, 2018, 01:58
  • Arb: re: Lambrecht
    January 16, 2018, 01:57
  • Arb: "hadn't been on the doping program long enough"
    January 16, 2018, 01:56
  • Francois the Postman: So common sense more than a rule, methinks
    January 16, 2018, 01:56
  • Francois the Postman: There are no specific temperatures etc in the UCI rules, it just stipulates that a request for enactment can be triggered by teams, riders, organisers, uci rep, race doctor etc. Which triggers a dsicussion and decision. Not sure what triggers it if it is an issue that onlu becomesclear during a race.
    January 16, 2018, 01:55
  • Arb: maybe they will just start earlier
    January 16, 2018, 01:51
  • Arb: yeh
    January 16, 2018, 01:51
  • Francois the Postman: is it 40 degrees Celsius? I think that triggered shortened routes on previous occasions
    January 16, 2018, 01:47
  • Francois the Postman: it used to be when Phil had a meltdown but that has become an unreliable indicator
    January 16, 2018, 01:44
  • Arb: when does extreme heat policy kick in?
    January 16, 2018, 01:42
  • Arb: it is supposed to be 36 and 41C the next two days
    January 16, 2018, 01:42
  • Francois the Postman: they appear to have become a retirement package
    January 16, 2018, 01:40
  • Arb: they can't even get a gig in July anymore but here they are
    January 16, 2018, 01:39
  • Arb: fk B1 and B2 are back
    January 16, 2018, 01:36
  • Francois the Postman: oooh.... road racing in BBQ land. that time of year!
    January 16, 2018, 01:32
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Santos Tour Down Under ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    January 10, 2018, 13:08
  • Leadbelly: a city crit on those type of roads would be much more fun than what we got, but there must be logistic reasons we dont get that
    October 15, 2017, 13:06
  • search: yeah
    October 15, 2017, 13:01
  • Leadbelly: looked like his own fault cutting up the inside of the turn
    October 15, 2017, 13:01

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