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  • search: yeah. Not even some odd ASO criterion still to come? ;)
    November 08, 2020, 16:14
  • Mellow Velo: So endeth the season...
    November 08, 2020, 16:10
  • search: Ackermann takes it, I think
    November 08, 2020, 16:04
  • search: looks like they'll go for Bennett though
    November 08, 2020, 15:57
  • search: a couple of days ago Morkov said that he'd feel quick enough to win a sprint as well. Maybe they will give it a try?
    November 08, 2020, 15:33
  • search: will be interesting to see if Bennett's complete drop of climbing shape also reflects on his sprinting
    November 08, 2020, 15:33
  • Mellow Velo: Just about hitting the circuit.
    November 08, 2020, 15:22
  • search: final day. Stage was changed a bit, but no big climbs added to the route, unfortunately ;)
    November 08, 2020, 12:41
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 18~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    November 08, 2020, 12:40
  • search: Gaudu 8th in gc in the end
    November 07, 2020, 16:15
  • Leadbelly: adios
    November 07, 2020, 16:13
  • t-72: :wave gracias a todos!
    November 07, 2020, 16:12
  • Mellow Velo: Primoz looking like a sheet in the end but holds onto the red jumper.
    November 07, 2020, 16:11
  • t-72: This concludes my season, now get the forum back up to help us through the dark months ahead :)
    November 07, 2020, 16:11
  • Mellow Velo: Movistar are wonderful at saving other riders, not so good at saving their own. :D
    November 07, 2020, 16:11
  • search: yeah, no love for their old teammate
    November 07, 2020, 16:09
  • t-72: Send some cava to movistar, #jumbo
    November 07, 2020, 16:09
  • t-72: Hill to short!
    November 07, 2020, 16:08
  • Leadbelly: gsp says carapaz is faster
    November 07, 2020, 16:07
  • t-72: Ok, maybe he is crumbling
    November 07, 2020, 16:07
  • Leadbelly: movistar will save his bacon
    November 07, 2020, 16:06
  • t-72: Roglic needs to crumble for Carapaz to win
    November 07, 2020, 16:06
  • t-72: Carapaz seems to have burned out his punch, not extending the gap
    November 07, 2020, 16:06
  • search: Hofstede done. But Soler next to help
    November 07, 2020, 16:04
  • t-72: Big ring for carapaz, small for hofstede
    November 07, 2020, 16:04
  • Leadbelly: this last km or so is taking ages. must be the headwind
    November 07, 2020, 16:04
  • t-72: This is cool racing !
    November 07, 2020, 16:02
  • Leadbelly: 22s they say
    November 07, 2020, 16:02
  • search: Hofstede waiting now, for the rescue
    November 07, 2020, 16:01
  • Leadbelly: you never know. depends if he gets any help
    November 07, 2020, 16:01
  • search: yeah, this probably won't work out
    November 07, 2020, 16:01
  • Leadbelly: 10s maybe
    November 07, 2020, 16:00
  • search: Hope Carapaz won't lose the race by the 6 seconds from yesterday ;)
    November 07, 2020, 16:00
  • search: yeah, only Mas lef. And Cattaneo :lol
    November 07, 2020, 15:56
  • Leadbelly: dan struggling too
    November 07, 2020, 15:56
  • search: Kuss is done. Roglic doesn't look stellar
    November 07, 2020, 15:56
  • Leadbelly: wow kuss pulling faces
    November 07, 2020, 15:56
  • Leadbelly: :)
    November 07, 2020, 15:56
  • search: Carthy attacks
    November 07, 2020, 15:55
  • search: may move up to 7th or 8th in gc as well
    November 07, 2020, 15:55
  • Mellow Velo: Gaudu blows past Izagirre.
    November 07, 2020, 15:53
  • search: all dropped now, but de la Cruz always starts slow. Maybe he'll be able to make it back
    November 07, 2020, 15:48
  • Leadbelly: all three are riding for themselves here
    November 07, 2020, 15:35
  • search: no really, no
    November 07, 2020, 15:34
  • Leadbelly: its not going to plan for uae
    November 07, 2020, 15:34
  • Leadbelly: strong headwind confirmed at the finish
    November 07, 2020, 15:25
  • Leadbelly: got the same curly hair
    November 07, 2020, 15:23
  • search: Mäder clearly the best. The new Hirschi? ;)
    November 07, 2020, 15:23
  • Leadbelly: almost alpine looking village
    November 07, 2020, 15:22
  • search: seems like they weren't quite prepared for cobbles ;)
    November 07, 2020, 15:21
  • Leadbelly: not the smoothest of cobbles
    November 07, 2020, 15:21
  • search: nice! :dizzy
    November 07, 2020, 15:21
  • search: Jumbo taking it easy now. Looking better for the break again
    November 07, 2020, 15:06
  • Leadbelly: atmospheric
    November 07, 2020, 15:05
  • Mellow Velo: The weather is closing in again. Typical that next week is supposed to be sunny.
    November 07, 2020, 14:42
  • Leadbelly: carapaz panicked for a bit until his team caught back up
    November 07, 2020, 14:14
  • Leadbelly: split?
    November 07, 2020, 14:12
  • t-72: Ok, then almost any Atlantic coast is <3 but that doesn´t make the Spanish any worse :)
    November 07, 2020, 13:58
  • t-72: I think the Atlantic coast of Spain is <3
    November 07, 2020, 13:56
  • Mellow Velo: Just missing a bit of variety as well as the Sun, I guess.
    November 07, 2020, 13:49
  • search: that's a nice old bridge, for example ;)
    November 07, 2020, 13:39
  • search: at least if we compare it to the big motorways from a couple of years ago
    November 07, 2020, 13:34
  • search: it actually was quite a scenic Vuelta up North there, wasn't it?
    November 07, 2020, 13:34
  • search: a bit too much washing powder in use there at #cofidis? ;)
    November 07, 2020, 13:25
  • Mellow Velo: It's a real pity all of the race has been up North.
    November 07, 2020, 13:25
  • Mellow Velo: Looks like the sun is trying to lift the perpetual gloom of this stage.
    November 07, 2020, 13:24
  • Leadbelly: 129.5 here
    November 07, 2020, 12:29
  • t-72: Km check (after power outage here): 133, 9- 4.8 km left of Portillo
    November 07, 2020, 12:17
  • Mellow Velo: That's a huge breakaway
    November 07, 2020, 11:55
  • Leadbelly: jumbo wont mind a successful break
    November 07, 2020, 11:44
  • t-72: LIVE!1111  :cool
    November 07, 2020, 11:33
  • t-72: Plane supposedly in the air now
    November 07, 2020, 11:22
  • t-72: This starts to look like I have to clean the bathroom anyway   :lol
    November 07, 2020, 11:15
  • t-72: Wellens, how many hours will need to make up to take this?  :)
    November 07, 2020, 11:13
  • t-72: Ok, Tv2 commentary is clueless about what is going on
    November 07, 2020, 11:12
  • Mellow Velo: Live coverage fail. Plane can't fly atm.
    November 07, 2020, 11:06
  • t-72: Wellens #lotto weather !
    November 07, 2020, 11:05
  • t-72: Any wind probably a #red #jumbo Roglic win....
    November 07, 2020, 11:04
  • t-72: Headwind: advantage #ineos Carapaz (minimum surface area towards the wind)
    November 07, 2020, 11:02
  • t-72: Tailwind: advantage #ef Huge Carthy (spinnaker factor!)
    November 07, 2020, 11:01
  • t-72: All in!
    November 07, 2020, 11:00
  • Leadbelly: --------------- Stage 17 --------------------
    November 07, 2020, 08:25
  • Mellow Velo: Bonus seconds in GTs are counter productive.
    November 06, 2020, 16:12
  • Mellow Velo: Roglic 2nd for 6 seconds.  :D
    November 06, 2020, 16:08
  • search: Cort takes it
    November 06, 2020, 16:06
  • search: it's not like Valverde's still gonna win it
    November 06, 2020, 15:45
  • search: yeah, but not many teams interested in a sprint either
    November 06, 2020, 15:44
  • Mellow Velo: Movistar aren't going to let these two off the hook again
    November 06, 2020, 15:41
  • Mellow Velo: Not really much terrain left for the late attack.
    November 06, 2020, 15:40
  • search: Jasha for a late attack
    November 06, 2020, 15:31
  • search: some "sprinters" probably made it over there? Cort at least, probably Smith as well
    November 06, 2020, 15:31
  • search: maybe just giving Jumbo less recovery time before tomorrow's stage. Don't think there ever was much of a chance to drop Roglic today
    November 06, 2020, 15:30
  • search: not sure what was the plan to begin with
    November 06, 2020, 15:29
  • Mellow Velo: Shows how weak Carapaz's team is:  #ineos still have half the peloton in tow.
    November 06, 2020, 15:24
  • search: looks like Bora and UAE want a sprint. Bennett on the other hand is struggling again already
    November 06, 2020, 14:21
  • search: #lotto Goossens, #deceuninck Cavagna, #mitchelton Stannard, #cajarural Amezqueta and two more #burgos Burgos guys (Smit & Ezquerra) trying to bridge now
    November 06, 2020, 12:45
  • search: only #burgos Madrazo and #burgos Osoria escaped (so far), which is a bit odd. 1:12 gap
    November 06, 2020, 12:31
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 16~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    November 06, 2020, 12:29
  • Drummer Boy: *remainder*
    November 05, 2020, 16:19
  • Drummer Boy: OK, enjoy the remained of the Vuelta. I wish I could watch the next two stages live, but that doesn't seem possible at this time.
    November 05, 2020, 16:19
  • Drummer Boy: Roglič very nearly could've pulled off a Tour/Vuelta double. That's quite something. Then again, he could still end up 0-2 for this season's GTs.
    November 05, 2020, 16:13
  • Drummer Boy: Well, Primož has been before. Will the penultimate stage prove to be his undoing, or his coronation?
    November 05, 2020, 16:11
  • Drummer Boy: Some of these ground-level replays really showing the steepness of that finish.
    November 05, 2020, 16:05
  • Mellow Velo: :fp Jasper drops the "F" bomb, first word in his interview
    November 05, 2020, 16:03
  • search: so yep, neutralized
    November 05, 2020, 16:01
  • search: GC times were taken with 3k to go
    November 05, 2020, 16:01
  • Mellow Velo: All ST on there for me. Thought I spotted Carthy rolling off the back about 1km out. I wonder if they neutralised the finish?
    November 05, 2020, 16:00
  • search: apparently not. All listed s.t. now
    November 05, 2020, 15:59
  • search: no idea if that us correct though
    November 05, 2020, 15:59
  • search: Carapaz as well
    November 05, 2020, 15:58
  • search: Carthy lost 1:32
    November 05, 2020, 15:57
  • search: Vlasov +7s, Großschartner +14s are the best in on Tissot so far
    November 05, 2020, 15:55
  • search: there was basically no gc guy near the front
    November 05, 2020, 15:55
  • Mellow Velo: Yes going on what happened the other day on such a similar finish.
    November 05, 2020, 15:54
  • Mellow Velo: Hard to describe that as a sprint.
    November 05, 2020, 15:53
  • search: there could be some gaps in gc, I guess
    November 05, 2020, 15:53
  • Mellow Velo: Formolo rolls in. Glad I picked him for my Velogames team. He's been really useful. :s :s
    November 05, 2020, 15:51
  • Drummer Boy: Tears of joy all around. Wow. Very emotional win for the entire team.
    November 05, 2020, 15:51
  • Mellow Velo: Super emotional bunch. :lol
    November 05, 2020, 15:50
  • Drummer Boy: Well-timed effort ftw.
    November 05, 2020, 15:50
  • Drummer Boy: That looked painful. Slow-motion sprint.
    November 05, 2020, 15:50
  • Mellow Velo: Kirby calls him as  Riabushenko :fp
    November 05, 2020, 15:50
  • search: Philipsen takes it, ahead of Ackermann and Steimle
    November 05, 2020, 15:49
  • Mellow Velo: Philipsen it is
    November 05, 2020, 15:49
  • Drummer Boy: Wow, quickly became a small group
    November 05, 2020, 15:48
  • Mellow Velo: Philipsen is there
    November 05, 2020, 15:47
  • search: also #sunweb Kanter is still in there
    November 05, 2020, 15:47
  • search: a late attack could stick as well though
    November 05, 2020, 15:46
  • search: don't know if Philipsen is still there. Maybe Riabushenko, yeah
    November 05, 2020, 15:46
  • Drummer Boy: Oh, there it is!  :D
    November 05, 2020, 15:45
  • Drummer Boy: I'm behind...
    November 05, 2020, 15:45
  • Mellow Velo: Especially as he's just been caught. :P :D
    November 05, 2020, 15:45
  • Drummer Boy: Gap coming down. No way this is going to stick.
    November 05, 2020, 15:44
  • Mellow Velo: Riabushenko?
    November 05, 2020, 15:44
  • Mellow Velo: Kirby calls Magnus Cort as hot favourite. Yup, that's why they haven't chased at all. :fp
    November 05, 2020, 15:42
  • Mellow Velo: Ah thanks, I had to step out for the climb
    November 05, 2020, 15:40
  • search: don't think he made it back
    November 05, 2020, 15:40
  • search: Bennett was dropped on the climb
    November 05, 2020, 15:40
  • Mellow Velo: Is Bennett in there I wonder? I expect Philipsen is.
    November 05, 2020, 15:39
  • search: yeah, but only 2 Bora guys doing the work
    November 05, 2020, 15:39
  • Mellow Velo: The gap is certainly coming down now.
    November 05, 2020, 15:38
  • search: into the headwind, it could still be tough for Cattaneo
    November 05, 2020, 15:36
  • search: bad weather?
    November 05, 2020, 15:35
  • Mellow Velo: Think this is probably a done deal.
    November 05, 2020, 15:33
  • Mellow Velo: Hope it's not like this on Saturday or we'll see even less.
    November 05, 2020, 15:30
  • Mellow Velo: :onfire1  here too but only 10C today. Still much better than "sunny" Spain. :D
    November 05, 2020, 15:30
  • search: very foggy up there, could be an opportunity to attack Roglic on the descent, if anyone really wants to take the risk
    November 05, 2020, 15:27
  • search: #ntt Mäder bridges to the hopeless 2nd group
    November 05, 2020, 15:24
  • Drummer Boy: Quite remarkable for early November.
    November 05, 2020, 15:17
  • Drummer Boy: Re: weather. Too bad for the boys in the peloton today, but the coming days here will be sunny and in the 70ºF to 72ºF range (21ºC - 22ºC)  :onfire1  :)
    November 05, 2020, 15:17
  • search: very twisty, some crashes likely in these conditions
    November 05, 2020, 15:16
  • search: same finish as 2016, when van Genechten won ahead of Valverde.
    November 05, 2020, 15:16
  • Drummer Boy: Yup. Wrong in exactly the same way. They've learned nothing in four years. Not a single thing.
    November 05, 2020, 15:14
  • Mellow Velo: They got it very wrong 4 years ago too.
    November 05, 2020, 15:14
  • Mellow Velo: Same as usual in that respect, no?
    November 05, 2020, 15:13
  • Mellow Velo: Ackermann must think the finish is ok.
    November 05, 2020, 15:13
  • Drummer Boy: The media, as usual, was wildly off with their predictions of some sort of unifying force to sweep the nation.
    November 05, 2020, 15:13
  • Mellow Velo: Yes I noticed that nobody has declared a result so far today. It's very protracted which never helps.
    November 05, 2020, 15:11
  • Mellow Velo: Should it all come back together, there's another kicker at the finish. I don't know what the percentage is,
    November 05, 2020, 15:10
  • Drummer Boy: *can't say*
    November 05, 2020, 15:09
  • Drummer Boy: MV: Can't I'm surprised by anything regarding the election. I knew it would be close, and everyone knew it would take days to sort out. The needle hasn't really moved much in either direction. It's still two countries inside of one.
    November 05, 2020, 15:09
  • Mellow Velo: Ah, that explains it but they shouldn't have bothered. ;)
    November 05, 2020, 15:08
  • search: they started half an hour earlier than initially announced, because of the wind, MV
    November 05, 2020, 15:07
  • Mellow Velo: DB: What do you make of the election results?
    November 05, 2020, 15:04
  • Mellow Velo: Anyhow, it's foul. Horrible weather and Kirby with the end of term giggles.
    November 05, 2020, 15:04
  • Mellow Velo: So, 16-45ish CET which is about 15 minutes ahead of the fastest schedule. Quite impressive into a headwind.
    November 05, 2020, 15:03
  • Mellow Velo: I was about 15 minutes out by the looks.
    November 05, 2020, 15:01
  • Mellow Velo: Btw, I meant 3-30pm GMT. When the clock went back I lost the plot. :D :D
    November 05, 2020, 15:00
  • Drummer Boy: Probably the last stage of this race that I'll get to watch though. I'll have to record the remaining stages.
    November 05, 2020, 14:58
  • Drummer Boy: This really looks miserable.  :onfire2
    November 05, 2020, 14:57
  • search: yeah, and rain to come, by the look of it ;)
    November 05, 2020, 14:46
  • Drummer Boy: Today is not a good day to be a pro cyclist. Nothing about this looks fun. :high
    November 05, 2020, 14:42
  • search: it's mainly a headwind today
    November 05, 2020, 14:22
  • Drummer Boy: Is no one going to take advantage of these conditions and try to shatter the group?
    November 05, 2020, 14:18
  • Drummer Boy: Peloton really glued to that guard rail. Must be fun out there today.
    November 05, 2020, 14:13
  • Drummer Boy: Back to your regularly scheduled program... :P
    November 05, 2020, 14:10
  • Drummer Boy: Ooopps  :D I am "NOT" a doctor.  :lol
    November 05, 2020, 14:10
  • Drummer Boy: Seems an odd diagnoses for an athlete of his age...but I'm doctor (as shocking as that may be to learn).
    November 05, 2020, 14:09
  • Drummer Boy: Shame to hear about Ian Stannard. I imagine he'll transition into coach/director?
    November 05, 2020, 14:05
  • search: #trek and #ntt are helping out with the chase as well now
    November 05, 2020, 13:45
  • search: poor #total Julien Simon :P
    November 05, 2020, 13:15
  • search: interesting, they really seem to believe a sprint is possible today.
    November 05, 2020, 13:15
  • search: and by another minute now :dizzy
    November 05, 2020, 13:00
  • search: Bora is chasing now. Gap down by a minute already
    November 05, 2020, 12:56
  • search: that would be 230k in 5 hours, and with a massive headwind. Sounds unlikely?!
    November 05, 2020, 12:48
  • Mellow Velo: Race looks like it will finish about 3-30pm CET today, even though the average speed is currently only 36kph.
    November 05, 2020, 12:47
  • Mellow Velo: Largish group of 13 up the road will a lead of a little under 6 minutes. Tim Wellies is there again.  Guillaume Martin (Cofidis), Julien Simon (Total Direct Energie) and Jonathan Lastra (Caja Rural-Seguros RGA), Mattia Cattaneo (Deceuninck-Quick Step), Rui Costa (UAE Team Emirates), Rob Power, Mark Donovan (Sunweb), Alex Aranburu, Luis Leon Sanchez (Astana), Nick Schultz, Robert Stannard (Mitchelton-Scott), Tim Wellens (Lotto Soudal), Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar)
    November 05, 2020, 12:45
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 15~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    November 05, 2020, 09:31
  • Drummer Boy: Was that Primoż after the stage...or before? Looking very composed and rested.
    November 04, 2020, 15:53
  • search: yeah, no gaps among the top 10, I think
    November 04, 2020, 15:51
  • Mellow Velo: Sean Kelly not impressed with the placing of the finish on a corner
    November 04, 2020, 15:51
  • Drummer Boy: Pretty technical finish, but no great upsets.
    November 04, 2020, 15:50
  • Drummer Boy: So no GC changes yet?
    November 04, 2020, 15:48
  • search: peloton into the climb now
    November 04, 2020, 15:47
  • Drummer Boy: Hoods vs drops
    November 04, 2020, 15:46
  • Mellow Velo: Wellens had the right line to just hold off Woods.
    November 04, 2020, 15:46
  • search: just, yep
    November 04, 2020, 15:43
  • Drummer Boy: Just in time, I see.  :D
    November 04, 2020, 15:43
  • Drummer Boy: One rest, and I totally forgot the race was on.  :o
    November 04, 2020, 15:43
  • search: the others are not quite out of it yet though
    November 04, 2020, 15:42

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