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  • Drummer Boy: No doubt that took something out of his legs.
    June 17, 2019, 15:04
  • search: yeah, to be fair, it probably is a lot tougher doing this right after the Dauphone though
    June 17, 2019, 14:59
  • Drummer Boy: Bardet looked somewhat weak against Herrada for pretty much all of that, and yet he was clearly so much strong than the rest of the field. An unfair reckoning for him, in a sense.
    June 17, 2019, 14:50
  • Drummer Boy: Gallopin looked like he only barely made it to the line.
    June 17, 2019, 14:49
  • Drummer Boy: Just being spoken about towards the end will be nice for him.
    June 17, 2019, 14:45
  • Drummer Boy: Oh, too bad for him. But still, good for him overall.  :cool
    June 17, 2019, 14:45
  • search: here's the result: [link]
    June 17, 2019, 14:44
  • search: right*
    June 17, 2019, 14:44
  • search: yeah, you're rith. 13th
    June 17, 2019, 14:44
  • Mellow Velo: Switzerland coverage just about to start. :)
    June 17, 2019, 14:43
  • Drummer Boy: Surely a bit lower than that, no?
    June 17, 2019, 14:43
  • search: I think he finished in 6th or so
    June 17, 2019, 14:42
  • Drummer Boy: Did Guillonet miss the Top 10?
    June 17, 2019, 14:42
  • search: Chernetski... still no idea how he ended up at #cajarural
    June 17, 2019, 14:41
  • Mellow Velo: Thought Tony G did a pretty good ride today.
    June 17, 2019, 14:41
  • Mellow Velo: Yeah, Atapuma turns up just behind Gallopin
    June 17, 2019, 14:40
  • Flo: Atapuma is alive as well
    June 17, 2019, 14:40
  • Mellow Velo: He might be in form by the Giro. ;)
    June 17, 2019, 14:40
  • search: he'll do both the Tour and the Vuelta btw, he said
    June 17, 2019, 14:39
  • search: yeah
    June 17, 2019, 14:39
  • Mellow Velo: Bardet can't buy a win this season. looked a bit cooked at the end.
    June 17, 2019, 14:39
  • Mellow Velo: Too easy for herrada
    June 17, 2019, 14:38
  • Drummer Boy: The whole afternoon was like a Sunday stroll for Herrada.
    June 17, 2019, 14:38
  • Leadbelly: and make sure not to include bardet in your team :P
    June 17, 2019, 14:38
  • Flo: Cofidis dreaming of another top-10 finish? :P he might be a name for KOM
    June 17, 2019, 14:37
  • Drummer Boy: not...even...close
    June 17, 2019, 14:37
  • Flo: Nicely done
    June 17, 2019, 14:36
  • Flo: He's been solid all year though
    June 17, 2019, 14:36
  • search: peaking a bit too early though, by the look of it ;)
    June 17, 2019, 14:36
  • Flo: Wowzers
    June 17, 2019, 14:36
  • search: I'd think so, yeah
    June 17, 2019, 14:36
  • Flo: Marking his for my Velogames team :P
    June 17, 2019, 14:36
  • Flo: Is Herrada down to ride TDF? Surely he is?
    June 17, 2019, 14:35
  • search: looks unlikely to happen now
    June 17, 2019, 14:35
  • search: yeah, Bardet probably needs to drop him to win
    June 17, 2019, 14:35
  • Drummer Boy: Timing and positioning from here...
    June 17, 2019, 14:35
  • Flo: Bardet must be getting nervous, he was pretty much the only favorite for this race :P
    June 17, 2019, 14:33
  • Flo: Herrada is quick at the finish too
    June 17, 2019, 14:33
  • Drummer Boy: But Bardet seems very determined
    June 17, 2019, 14:32
  • Drummer Boy: Herrada does look like he's toying with him
    June 17, 2019, 14:32
  • Drummer Boy: Increased wind at the summit
    June 17, 2019, 14:31
  • Flo: Herrada looks so strong
    June 17, 2019, 14:31
  • Drummer Boy: :P
    June 17, 2019, 14:31
  • Drummer Boy: :cool
    June 17, 2019, 14:31
  • search: they just mentioned the paysage lunaire by the way
    June 17, 2019, 14:30
  • Drummer Boy: Nice link  :D
    June 17, 2019, 14:30
  • Drummer Boy: Bardet may just have enough snap if he times the ending properly. It's very hard to tell yet between the two.
    June 17, 2019, 14:28
  • search: [link] ;)
    June 17, 2019, 14:28
  • search: hehe, yeah, I think so
    June 17, 2019, 14:27
  • Drummer Boy: paysage lunaire?
    June 17, 2019, 14:25
  • Leadbelly: i've heard it a lot of times already in my comms
    June 17, 2019, 14:24
  • search: my commentary is in French :P
    June 17, 2019, 14:24
  • Drummer Boy: How long before we hear the term "moonscape" to describe the scene?
    June 17, 2019, 14:22
  • search: Taaramäe in 3rd must be still in between
    June 17, 2019, 14:21
  • search: he now was caught by el Fares
    June 17, 2019, 14:21
  • Drummer Boy: Can't see the gap
    June 17, 2019, 14:17
  • Drummer Boy: Could Guillonet fight for a podium position?
    June 17, 2019, 14:16
  • Leadbelly: lol. the flag waver was the camera moto driver
    June 17, 2019, 14:15
  • Drummer Boy: *looks*
    June 17, 2019, 14:15
  • Drummer Boy: He loos so much smoother and more relaxed than Bardet.
    June 17, 2019, 14:15
  • Drummer Boy: Herada not anywhere near his limit.
    June 17, 2019, 14:13
  • Drummer Boy: ...and then there were two.
    June 17, 2019, 14:11
  • Drummer Boy: As much as I don't know what to think of this, I do enjoy being able to tune in for just an hour or so on a Monday morning and watch some climbing in a iconic setting.  :)
    June 17, 2019, 14:10
  • search: ah, Guillonet is listed for Sibiu as well :cool
    June 17, 2019, 14:08
  • Drummer Boy: This would be a good race for a return to the "no helmet required for a mountain-top finish" allowance.
    June 17, 2019, 14:08
  • Joelsim: Bardet needs to do his top up, it’s putting me off my lunch
    June 17, 2019, 14:06
  • Drummer Boy: I was just going to say that an event like this would be good for some new talent to emerge.
    June 17, 2019, 14:06
  • search: never heard about that #interpro Guillonnet dude
    June 17, 2019, 14:05
  • Drummer Boy: I wonder how the French press will cover this.
    June 17, 2019, 14:05
  • search: probably
    June 17, 2019, 14:05
  • Leadbelly: every event has to start somewhere, but this could end up going the same way as the otztaler 500
    June 17, 2019, 14:04
  • search: well, anyway, a win for Rein is always a good one :P
    June 17, 2019, 14:04
  • Drummer Boy: It's an odd scenario where you have a somewhat-obscure event being held on legendary terrain.
    June 17, 2019, 14:03
  • Drummer Boy: "If a tree falls in the forest..." and all that.
    June 17, 2019, 14:02
  • Leadbelly: a win?
    June 17, 2019, 14:01
  • Drummer Boy: So what is the incentive for this race for both riders and teams?
    June 17, 2019, 14:00
  • Drummer Boy: Hola
    June 17, 2019, 13:57
  • Leadbelly: :wave
    June 17, 2019, 13:56
  • search: :wave
    June 17, 2019, 13:56
  • Drummer Boy: It'll come back, I'm sure, but still...
    June 17, 2019, 13:55
  • Drummer Boy: Tiz getting zapped, even for this race. I mean, how else is anyone supposed to even see this? :fp
    June 17, 2019, 13:55
  • Leadbelly: ficara hanging in well
    June 17, 2019, 13:52
  • Leadbelly: very slight breeze from the south according to a weather site
    June 17, 2019, 13:51
  • Drummer Boy: Ok, time for the fun stuff now.
    June 17, 2019, 13:50
  • Drummer Boy: Looks like a beautiful summer day. Have there been any notable wind speeds reported higher up?
    June 17, 2019, 13:49
  • Drummer Boy: Curious to see how many fans have turned out for the finish of this on a Monday afternoon.
    June 17, 2019, 13:46
  • Leadbelly: dont think so
    June 17, 2019, 13:45
  • Drummer Boy: I haven't checked yet. Does Ventoux feature in the Tour this year?
    June 17, 2019, 13:41
  • Drummer Boy: The road should be going up soon then. Hopefully shortly after this commercial break.
    June 17, 2019, 13:33
  • Joelsim: He sounds like Rob Hayles
    June 17, 2019, 13:30
  • Mellow Velo: They were talking earlier about Ventoux being unique in terms of how the climb it. That's when Armstrong cropped up.
    June 17, 2019, 13:30
  • Drummer Boy: "Lance-talk"
    June 17, 2019, 13:29
  • Mellow Velo: Thinks he knows it all, but actually is quite clueless.
    June 17, 2019, 13:29
  • Drummer Boy: Weird. I just wasn't expecting to hear Lance talk when first tuning int.
    June 17, 2019, 13:29
  • Mellow Velo: He has also been going on about Geraint Thomas being very quiet in the Dauphine. :fp
    June 17, 2019, 13:28
  • Mellow Velo: Tony Gibb
    June 17, 2019, 13:27
  • Drummer Boy: He's delusional if thinks that Lance is looked at as a "sporting hero" over here.
    June 17, 2019, 13:27
  • Drummer Boy: What in the world is this guy talking about regarding Armstrong? Who's commentating?
    June 17, 2019, 13:27
  • Mellow Velo: In other words, the WT teams don't view chugging up Ventoux 3 weeks before the Tour as good prep.
    June 17, 2019, 13:27
  • Drummer Boy: I had forgotten about this but I've got quite a decent feed happening at the moment.
    June 17, 2019, 13:26
  • Mellow Velo: Ag2r send a really strong team, Pinot not there probably because of the heat, otherwise he would likely been srnt.
    June 17, 2019, 13:26
  • Mellow Velo: It's typically French though. Anybody of note besides Bardet, who did the Dauphine riding this? Nope.
    June 17, 2019, 13:25
  • Joelsim: I can't believe a few more of the big French riders aren't riding. Pinot or Gaudu sort of people.
    June 17, 2019, 13:08
  • Joelsim: Afternoon
    June 17, 2019, 13:00
  • Leadbelly: better get the :froomepup out of the way
    June 17, 2019, 12:48
  • Leadbelly: eurosport live now as well
    June 17, 2019, 12:40
  • Mellow Velo: Currently on the Cote de Gordes so about 60kms to go with the last 20kms taking 1 hour.
    June 17, 2019, 12:36
  • Mellow Velo: L'Equipe now live. Looks like it's a warm one.
    June 17, 2019, 12:34
  • Mellow Velo: L'Equipe haven't started live coverage either though, but they are at the race.
    June 17, 2019, 12:25
  • Mellow Velo: First Switzerland cancelled, then re-scheduled at the last minute and now it's on instead of Ventoux. :fp
    June 17, 2019, 12:24
  • Mellow Velo: Flip me Eurosport's schedule have been a shambles over the weekend.
    June 17, 2019, 12:24
  • Leadbelly: Break: Feillu, Gonzalez, Aranburu, Rochas and Tulik
    June 17, 2019, 11:55
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Mont Ventoux Dénivelé Challenge~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 17, 2019, 09:16
  • Drummer Boy: Damnit. Now I really do have to go...
    June 16, 2019, 16:01
  • Drummer Boy: This stage is finishing earlier than I expected.
    June 16, 2019, 15:56
  • Drummer Boy: So I found the time, but I got no feed!  :angry
    June 16, 2019, 15:56
  • search: Haig looks alright though ;)
    June 16, 2019, 15:32
  • AG: another Michelton Scott abandon - apparantly a bug going through the team
    June 16, 2019, 15:12
  • search: normally he surely wouldn't get dropped fro msuch a big group
    June 16, 2019, 15:08
  • search: Kruijswijk must be sick as well
    June 16, 2019, 15:07
  • Drummer Boy: Brutal day in the saddle yesterday for everyone. It took a toll.
    June 16, 2019, 15:07
  • Drummer Boy: Yeah, team saying he had a fever this morning.
    June 16, 2019, 15:07
  • Drummer Boy: Wow. Very unexpected development, that one.
    June 16, 2019, 15:06
  • AG: my commentary said stomach issues
    June 16, 2019, 14:52
  • search: apparently he has a fever
    June 16, 2019, 14:50
  • search: lot's of guys didn't start as well though, Woods and so on
    June 16, 2019, 14:42
  • search: strange
    June 16, 2019, 14:42
  • AG: dropped back to the car just as I started watching the tv .... didnt crash but obviously something is wrong
    June 16, 2019, 14:39
  • AG: Yates has abandoned the race ...
    June 16, 2019, 14:39
  • Drummer Boy: Should be a good finish though.
    June 16, 2019, 14:34
  • Drummer Boy: Too many interruptions in store for me today. I won't possibly to able to see how this all unfolds.
    June 16, 2019, 14:34
  • Drummer Boy: Looks like a decent weather forecast. Am I seeing that correctly?
    June 16, 2019, 14:17
  • Drummer Boy: Tiz is saying live stream in 10 minutes
    June 16, 2019, 14:09
  • search: BOTD: Dylan van Baarle (Team INEOS), Carl Frederik Hagen (Lotto-Soudal), Herman Pernsteiner (Bahrain-Merida), Carlos Verona (Movistar), Felix Grossschartner (Bora-hansgrohe), Jack Haig (Mitchelton-Scott), Warren Barguil (Arkéa-Samsic), Sebastien Reichenbach (Groupama-FDJ), Julian Alaphilippe (Deceuninck-Quick Step), Sepp Kuss (Jumbo-Visma), Julien Bernard (Trek-Segafredo) et Alessandro De Marchi (CCC).
    June 16, 2019, 13:19
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~Stage 8~~~~~~~~~~
    June 16, 2019, 13:10
  • AG: ws a nice stage
    June 16, 2019, 01:06
  • Drummer Boy: "Poels" even
    June 15, 2019, 16:13
  • Drummer Boy: Never mind the weather, I can't believe I was able to get through that without the expected interruptions here on the home front.  :)
    June 15, 2019, 16:10
  • Drummer Boy: Nice thunder & lightning soundtrack in the background.  :cool  :o
    June 15, 2019, 16:05
  • Drummer Boy: with 8 seconds over Yates.
    June 15, 2019, 16:05
  • Drummer Boy: It as enough forFuglsand to take the GC lead though.
    June 15, 2019, 16:05
  • Drummer Boy: Damn, the camera didn't show the distance to Pouls, so that was a surprise. I thought Fuglsang had that.
    June 15, 2019, 16:03
  • Drummer Boy: Did you manage to catch that, Joel?
    June 15, 2019, 16:02
  • Drummer Boy: WOUT STEALS THE STAGE!
    June 15, 2019, 16:00
  • Drummer Boy: Pouls closing...
    June 15, 2019, 16:00
  • Drummer Boy: He looks like his putting in half the effort of Buchmann
    June 15, 2019, 15:59
  • Drummer Boy: Fuglsang legit threatening for the stage wi
    June 15, 2019, 15:58
  • Drummer Boy: Let's see what Dan Martin has in his legs
    June 15, 2019, 15:58
  • Drummer Boy: Fuglsang very steady in the saddle
    June 15, 2019, 15:57
  • Drummer Boy: the 360p feed is working for me
    June 15, 2019, 15:57
  • Drummer Boy: Just keep refreshing Tiz
    June 15, 2019, 15:56
  • Drummer Boy: Fuglsang looks smooth though
    June 15, 2019, 15:56
  • Joelsim: Anyone got a stream? Tiz has gone
    June 15, 2019, 15:56
  • Drummer Boy: Yates to dig deep for the final K
    June 15, 2019, 15:56
  • Drummer Boy: So they've got to chase Fuglsang
    June 15, 2019, 15:55
  • Drummer Boy: Although Tiz is getting nuked presently
    June 15, 2019, 15:54
  • Drummer Boy: If they can wrap this up by the top of the hour, I should be able to catch the finale.
    June 15, 2019, 15:52
  • Drummer Boy: Bardet pushing the pace
    June 15, 2019, 15:51
  • Drummer Boy: and there we have it...
    June 15, 2019, 15:51
  • Drummer Boy: Looks like my feed is getting washed away as well
    June 15, 2019, 15:50
  • Drummer Boy: So who'll be the first to jump?
    June 15, 2019, 15:49
  • Drummer Boy: "The weather getting worse at the finish line." Splendid!
    June 15, 2019, 15:48
  • Drummer Boy: Gotcha
    June 15, 2019, 15:46
  • Mellow Velo: Not good. All tempo, little animation.
    June 15, 2019, 15:43
  • Drummer Boy: "naff"?
    June 15, 2019, 15:43
  • Mellow Velo: Typically steady (naff) french climb.
    June 15, 2019, 15:43
  • Drummer Boy: I'm running out of time here, so I hope they hurry up!  :D
    June 15, 2019, 15:42
  • Drummer Boy: I didn't imagine Woods holding off a determined Quintana, I just wasn't sure about Nairo's form (haven't been paying attention to him)
    June 15, 2019, 15:39
  • Drummer Boy: 12 seconds with 8 km remaining
    June 15, 2019, 15:38
  • Drummer Boy: Pretty good images given the weather
    June 15, 2019, 15:37
  • Joelsim: Gap almost nothing now
    June 15, 2019, 15:36
  • Drummer Boy: "The roads are covered with water and stones that have been washed into the road." That can't be good.  :D
    June 15, 2019, 15:33
  • Drummer Boy: I had to step away for a bit...
    June 15, 2019, 15:32
  • Joelsim: Less than a minute now
    June 15, 2019, 15:21
  • Mellow Velo: Movistar have upped the tempo, so no.
    June 15, 2019, 15:10
  • Drummer Boy: Then these guys probably don't stand a chance, do they?
    June 15, 2019, 15:08
  • Mellow Velo: Or even longer, depending on the wind and rain.
    June 15, 2019, 15:08
  • Mellow Velo: The final climb will take 45-50 minutes.
    June 15, 2019, 15:07
  • Mellow Velo: Woods is back with Lutsenko along with Moscon, Cherel and Hansen
    June 15, 2019, 15:06
  • Drummer Boy: :D
    June 15, 2019, 15:06
  • Drummer Boy: 19.0 km
    June 15, 2019, 15:06
  • Mellow Velo: ......a bit. :D
    June 15, 2019, 15:05
  • Mellow Velo: It's even wet at the bottom of the climb, but someone on another forum who is at the foot of the climb says it's clearing.....
    June 15, 2019, 15:05
  • Drummer Boy: Oh damn, I finally got a feed, with less than 20k to go.  :)
    June 15, 2019, 15:05
  • Joelsim: Time gap is all over the place
    June 15, 2019, 15:04
  • Joelsim: Puncture for Rusty
    June 15, 2019, 15:04
  • Drummer Boy: Do you have live images, MV?
    June 15, 2019, 15:02
  • Drummer Boy: Can't imagine why  :S
    June 15, 2019, 15:02
  • Mellow Velo: Looks like Woods may have crashed.....
    June 15, 2019, 15:01
  • Drummer Boy: "The rain is coming down, with forecasts for it to get a lot, lot worse."  That's a lot of "lots" :o
    June 15, 2019, 15:01
  • Drummer Boy: Did they drop Alaphilippe?
    June 15, 2019, 15:00
  • Drummer Boy: It'd nice day for some on-bike camera footage as well. (Is that still allowed at all?)
    June 15, 2019, 14:59
  • Drummer Boy: Hopefully some good in-car footage will pop up later from Velon or whoever.
    June 15, 2019, 14:59
  • Joelsim: I don’t think it was massively clever letting Lutsenko and Woods go
    June 15, 2019, 14:58
  • Drummer Boy: It seems the most visually entertaining stage is getting no visuals.
    June 15, 2019, 14:58
  • Joelsim: The pictures I saw were like nighttime
    June 15, 2019, 14:58
  • Joelsim: ES getting all their ad breaks out of the way at least
    June 15, 2019, 14:57
  • Drummer Boy: Pouring rain at the finish, so no more live broadcast, is what CN is reporting.
    June 15, 2019, 14:57
  • Joelsim: I don’t think so.
    June 15, 2019, 14:57
  • Drummer Boy: Is the Internet on today? :slow
    June 15, 2019, 14:55

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