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  • Joelsim: :(
    March 14, 2020, 14:00
  • Mellow Velo: April 1st: sums it up.
    March 14, 2020, 13:48
  • Mellow Velo: The Tour of.....................Thailand on April 1st.
    March 14, 2020, 13:48
  • LukasCPH: 350 days to the 2021 Omloop ... :lol
    March 14, 2020, 13:47
  • Leadbelly: :froomepup
    March 14, 2020, 13:44
  • AG: but I doubt anything before then
    March 14, 2020, 13:44
  • AG: we may get the Vuelta ... be an interesting worlds ....
    March 14, 2020, 13:44
  • Mellow Velo: Season over: 14th March 14:42cet.....
    March 14, 2020, 13:42
  • LukasCPH: Schachmann in #yellow from start to finish :win
    March 14, 2020, 13:42
  • Leadbelly: :)
    March 14, 2020, 13:42
  • AG: gotta admit - great ride.   Though I wanted Benoot to do it
    March 14, 2020, 13:42
  • Mellow Velo: Schachmann takes the titke
    March 14, 2020, 13:41
  • LukasCPH: too little too late by Benoot, but chapeau for trying
    March 14, 2020, 13:41
  • search: or not
    March 14, 2020, 13:41
  • Mellow Velo: illegal immigrants on the climb. :P
    March 14, 2020, 13:41
  • search: Quintana may move up to the podium
    March 14, 2020, 13:40
  • LukasCPH: this will be a nailbiter, decided by seconds
    March 14, 2020, 13:40
  • LukasCPH: all or nothing by Benoot, might as well try
    March 14, 2020, 13:38
  • AG: love to see him win
    March 14, 2020, 13:38
  • LukasCPH: oh, great
    March 14, 2020, 13:38
  • LukasCPH: TIESJ!
    March 14, 2020, 13:38
  • AG: and Benoot tries for it
    March 14, 2020, 13:38
  • AG: oh ok
    March 14, 2020, 13:37
  • LukasCPH: No, +36" is Benoot. Higuita is +1'01"
    March 14, 2020, 13:37
  • AG: well Higuita only needs 30 something ... but probably wont get it now.
    March 14, 2020, 13:36
  • LukasCPH: No way will Higuita take a minute out of Schachmann anymore
    March 14, 2020, 13:35
  • LukasCPH: Quintana partying like it's 2013
    March 14, 2020, 13:35
  • Mellow Velo: In the Colombian's bag as the rest mess
    March 14, 2020, 13:34
  • Mellow Velo: Great GPS :fp
    March 14, 2020, 13:33
  • AG: and nibali ...
    March 14, 2020, 13:32
  • LukasCPH: group fractured
    March 14, 2020, 13:32
  • LukasCPH: I say, Nairito :nairo
    March 14, 2020, 13:31
  • AG: and Quintana goes
    March 14, 2020, 13:31
  • AG: De Gendt not going to make it :(
    March 14, 2020, 13:31
  • LukasCPH: indeed ...
    March 14, 2020, 13:30
  • AG: with the season finishing in march it might not have been a bad thing for him :D
    March 14, 2020, 13:29
  • Mellow Velo: I think this pretty much confirms that Quintana peaked in February.
    March 14, 2020, 13:29
  • Joelsim: Schachmann I reckon is starting to look tired
    March 14, 2020, 13:28
  • AG: plenty of time to drop him still
    March 14, 2020, 13:26
  • LukasCPH: #yellow Schachmann still looks fine; will be hard to unseat him
    March 14, 2020, 13:25
  • LukasCPH: :hi checking in for the final
    March 14, 2020, 13:25
  • AG: Bardet attacks
    March 14, 2020, 13:23
  • Joelsim: Is this where they’ll attack, where TDG is now?
    March 14, 2020, 13:23
  • Joelsim: Higuita looks a little like Pozzo when riding
    March 14, 2020, 13:22
  • AG: they will have to actually take it up in order to catch him.  and no one seems that keen
    March 14, 2020, 13:17
  • Leadbelly: its funny looking back at his team history as I dont remember his year at Quickstep. In my head he went straight from Vacansoleil to Lotto
    March 14, 2020, 13:14
  • Mellow Velo: I reckon he's got this, knowing TdG's track record.
    March 14, 2020, 13:13
  • AG: ok so he has a good few years yet
    March 14, 2020, 13:13
  • Mellow Velo: 33
    March 14, 2020, 13:13
  • AG: how old is he?
    March 14, 2020, 13:12
  • Leadbelly: there was an article the other week about TDG possibly leaving Lotto - some change in Belgian tax laws or summat means they might not be able to afford him
    March 14, 2020, 13:09
  • AG: desperate times call for desperate measures MV
    March 14, 2020, 13:09
  • Mellow Velo: I have resorted to desperate measures: drinking Belgian beer with a non-classics race. :D
    March 14, 2020, 13:08
  • Leadbelly: he's just getting back on now
    March 14, 2020, 13:06
  • Leadbelly: grosssschartner dropped ?
    March 14, 2020, 13:05
  • Mellow Velo: TdG>Alaphilippe. :)
    March 14, 2020, 13:04
  • Mellow Velo: Bling bails early today
    March 14, 2020, 13:03
  • Leadbelly: maybe another team will take it up before we get attacks
    March 14, 2020, 13:03
  • Leadbelly: konrad isnt going to last long me thinks
    March 14, 2020, 13:02
  • Mellow Velo: Break broken
    March 14, 2020, 13:02
  • AG: starting the climb now
    March 14, 2020, 13:01
  • Drummer Boy: It used to be that Steephill would provide several options, but now those mostly link to subscription-based outlets.
    March 14, 2020, 13:00
  • Drummer Boy: I use AdBlock as it is. but Tiz seems to have an overwhelming amount of infected embeds
    March 14, 2020, 12:59
  • Drummer Boy: I almost had a very poor quality feed from Colombia, with lots of "Spanish reverb" but that failed within seconds.
    March 14, 2020, 12:58
  • Joelsim: Get an adblocker DB.
    March 14, 2020, 12:57
  • AG: cant imagine people will get refunds - but lots will cancel monthly subscriptions
    March 14, 2020, 12:54
  • AG: many businesses are going to find it tough - including broadcasters with no content to show.
    March 14, 2020, 12:53
  • Drummer Boy: So what happens if you paid for a subscription service, and now all sports are getting cancelled?
    March 14, 2020, 12:52
  • Drummer Boy: Even with the VPN, all the links from Steephill just send me on a wild goose chase
    March 14, 2020, 12:52
  • Drummer Boy: I tried Tiz and immediately got screen-flashing pop ups and all sorts of nonsense
    March 14, 2020, 12:50
  • AG: chute
    March 14, 2020, 12:46
  • AG: Bettiol takes the time bonus.
    March 14, 2020, 12:41
  • Joelsim: Yup  :(
    March 14, 2020, 12:40
  • AG: last day of racing :(
    March 14, 2020, 12:39
  • Joelsim: Peloton will be shot to pieces over the next few kms
    March 14, 2020, 12:38
  • Drummer Boy: NBC Sports will have a highlight show...at 2:00 am tomorrow :fp
    March 14, 2020, 12:27
  • Drummer Boy: I had stop using Tiz because it was so spammy. I had actually forgotten about them though
    March 14, 2020, 12:26
  • Joelsim: [link]
    March 14, 2020, 12:26
  • Joelsim: Try Tiz Cycling
    March 14, 2020, 12:25
  • Drummer Boy: Hmmm my youtube sources seem to be absent this morning. Still looking for a feed
    March 14, 2020, 12:24
  • Joelsim: MV, to his credit, is usually right.
    March 14, 2020, 12:20
  • search: live now, MV was right. 47k to go
    March 14, 2020, 12:16
  • Joelsim: Looking forward to this.
    March 14, 2020, 12:11
  • search: aren't we going live in 10 minutes? 70k to go according to the ticker
    March 14, 2020, 12:04
  • Mellow Velo: Ahead of the fastest scheduling meaning live will pick up the final 50kms only before the season shuts down.
    March 14, 2020, 11:57
  • search: in the end, only #deceuninck Alaphilippe made it into the breakaway. + #ag2r Paret Peintre, #lotto de Gendt, #ef Bettiol, #kom Edet and #cofidis Perez. Gap 2:30
    March 14, 2020, 10:59
  • search: Alaphilippe and Quintana on the attack already
    March 14, 2020, 09:36
  • search: yep, more than expected. #israel Politt, van Asbroeck, Biermans, #rainbow Pedersen, #ntt O'Connor and #lotto Kluge the only DNSs
    March 14, 2020, 09:16
  • Mellow Velo: The Cat with 9 Lives Paris-Nice continues with 92 riders at the start.
    March 14, 2020, 09:12
  • Mellow Velo: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    March 14, 2020, 09:11
  • Drummer Boy: :(
    March 13, 2020, 15:51
  • search: French cycling federation has cancelled all races on from now
    March 13, 2020, 15:50
  • search: the race is over
    March 13, 2020, 15:50
  • AG: right well I am off to bed.   Its been a fun season ... seeya next year   :fp
    March 13, 2020, 15:43
  • Drummer Boy: That's just Connecticut's attempt at declaring that they're at least half as significant as New York.
    March 13, 2020, 15:40
  • Drummer Boy: New York City imposed on ban on gatherings over 500. Here the limit is 250.
    March 13, 2020, 15:39
  • Drummer Boy: :D
    March 13, 2020, 15:38
  • search: the peloton may be down to 80 or so though ;)
    March 13, 2020, 15:38
  • search: France has now banned all events with more than 100 people
    March 13, 2020, 15:37
  • Drummer Boy: "Still TBC" -  To Be Corona'd?
    March 13, 2020, 15:37
  • Mellow Velo: Tomorrow is a different beast. Quintana, Higuita and maybe Nibali should dominate.
    March 13, 2020, 15:36
  • AG: Israel not starting tomorrow
    March 13, 2020, 15:36
  • AG: but most are suggesting it probably wont go ahead.   (though to be fair, most assumed today wouldnt go ahead either so who knows)
    March 13, 2020, 15:35
  • search: not for #7, but every other stage
    March 13, 2020, 15:35
  • AG: Sunday is definitely cancelled.   As for tomorrow - yet to be decided
    March 13, 2020, 15:35
  • search: 3k rule applies today, just checked
    March 13, 2020, 15:35
  • Joelsim: Still TBC
    March 13, 2020, 15:34
  • Drummer Boy: So this wasn't the final stage, or is that yet to be determined?
    March 13, 2020, 15:34
  • AG: yep
    March 13, 2020, 15:34
  • Mellow Velo: If not he doesn't. :D
    March 13, 2020, 15:34
  • Mellow Velo: Still leads in any case and he's not going to survive that final climb. So, if cancelled he wins.
    March 13, 2020, 15:33
  • Mellow Velo: It's a poser. Certainly inside 3kms to go
    March 13, 2020, 15:33
  • search: own fault or not doesn't matter
    March 13, 2020, 15:32
  • Drummer Boy: The Japanese groaning during the tense part of that final descent sounded like listening to the losing end of a samurai battle.
    March 13, 2020, 15:31
  • Joelsim: Surely
    March 13, 2020, 15:31
  • AG: surely it cant be.  his own fault
    March 13, 2020, 15:30
  • Joelsim: No
    March 13, 2020, 15:30
  • search: 3k rule or not?
    March 13, 2020, 15:30
  • AG: yep.  though he still keeps yellow
    March 13, 2020, 15:30
  • Joelsim: Yes, barriers
    March 13, 2020, 15:30
  • Mellow Velo: Mmmm what happened to the Maillot Jeune? A chute
    March 13, 2020, 15:29
  • Joelsim: Yep, very nice. Higuita strong too
    March 13, 2020, 15:29
  • AG: nice ride from Benoot there
    March 13, 2020, 15:28
  • search: oh damn
    March 13, 2020, 15:27
  • AG: schachman mechanical
    March 13, 2020, 15:27
  • search: feel free to post that link later again ;)
    March 13, 2020, 15:27
  • AG: sorry - deleted a couple of comments by accident trying to delete the video
    March 13, 2020, 15:27
  • Mellow Velo: 1-2 coming up for Sunweb
    March 13, 2020, 15:26
  • search: Higuita takes 1s
    March 13, 2020, 15:25
  • AG: lol
    March 13, 2020, 15:24
  • Drummer Boy: Ah, got me a Japanese feed. This will be different sounding commentary.  :D
    March 13, 2020, 15:22
  • Drummer Boy: I never expected to see this collection of words from CN: " Paris-Nice stage 6 and coronavirus - live updates"
    March 13, 2020, 15:20
  • search: only 5k to go though
    March 13, 2020, 15:20
  • search: yeah, sure. Great racing
    March 13, 2020, 15:19
  • Drummer Boy: Oh hey, :hi I forgot there might still be something taking place. Anything worth tuning into here?
    March 13, 2020, 15:19
  • Mellow Velo: I am sure somwhere in the deepest, darkest recesses of the Tube, it lies waiting. :D
    March 13, 2020, 15:16
  • AG: :)  though I guess it wasnt exactly an exciting race to watch
    March 13, 2020, 15:14
  • AG: 2017 Flanders is not on that list MV.   :o
    March 13, 2020, 15:13
  • Mellow Velo: Bling still hanging with the GC boys. Impressive
    March 13, 2020, 15:12
  • Mellow Velo: The Shark is now looking like a fish out of water.
    March 13, 2020, 15:11
  • AG: nice
    March 13, 2020, 15:11
  • Mellow Velo: Here's my answer to the cancelled classics. [link]
    March 13, 2020, 15:10
  • Mellow Velo: SKA riding like Tom Dumoulin used to for Sunweb
    March 13, 2020, 15:08
  • AG: and Benoot follows
    March 13, 2020, 15:08
  • AG: Nibali has a dig
    March 13, 2020, 15:08
  • AG: actually - a lot
    March 13, 2020, 15:05
  • AG: Bardet cracks a bit
    March 13, 2020, 15:05
  • Joelsim: Ha ha. YouTube is our friend.
    March 13, 2020, 14:55
  • AG: I am going to stay home and watch last years Paris Roubaix :D
    March 13, 2020, 14:53
  • Joelsim: This summer, and the lockdown, is going to be as boring as sin. If you get the flu then usually there’s some sport to watch.
    March 13, 2020, 14:53
  • AG: lol - I wasnt really paying attention.    Just re-read it    :lol
    March 13, 2020, 14:52
  • Joelsim: That was sarcasm.
    March 13, 2020, 14:48
  • AG: nah.  situation in Italy is horrendous.  I am not at all surprised
    March 13, 2020, 14:36
  • Joelsim: Amazed to see the Giro postponed, totally amazed. Took me by complete surprise.
    March 13, 2020, 14:35
  • AG: Edet gets the points - and the polka dots
    March 13, 2020, 14:35
  • AG: Hi Joel.  yep, seems like it will be the last bike racing for some time
    March 13, 2020, 14:34
  • Joelsim: Thought I’d tune in for the last 37km of the season. :wave
    March 13, 2020, 14:33
  • AG: Kung and Gougard distanced int he break.  Arndt going for broke for SKA
    March 13, 2020, 14:29
  • search: this is also the final climb now btw
    March 13, 2020, 14:13
  • search: Barbier as well. Looks like #nippo Barbier retired, not #israel Barbier ;)
    March 13, 2020, 14:11
  • search: Politt, van Asbroeck and Biermans, I think
    March 13, 2020, 14:09
  • AG: there isnt many left of them anyway is there?
    March 13, 2020, 14:09
  • Mellow Velo: The rest of ISN not starting tomorrow
    March 13, 2020, 14:08
  • Mellow Velo: There won't be 100 riders signing on tomorrow. I'd be surprised if it will be 80
    March 13, 2020, 14:02
  • AG: and there is over 100 riders ... so perhaps wont start tomorrow afterall
    March 13, 2020, 14:01
  • AG: so apparantly the French government is restricting public gatherings to 100 now ....
    March 13, 2020, 14:01
  • Mellow Velo: Hardly surprising. A whole lot more will quit after today. After all, who wants to slog up a 16km climb when it has zero benefit
    March 13, 2020, 13:55
  • search: two more DNF at #israel: Hugo Hofstetter & Mads Würtz (7th in GC)
    March 13, 2020, 13:24
  • Mellow Velo: Bardet, Pedersen, Anacona, Kung, Gougeard, Edet and Perez now lead the peloton by 1:30
    March 13, 2020, 13:24
  • Mellow Velo: The usual bun fight for the break on a such a stage.
    March 13, 2020, 12:26
  • Mellow Velo: 109 riders took today's start. The race is under way. Two years ago the race had just 77 finishers.....
    March 13, 2020, 12:24
  • search: DNS: the whole #bahrain Bahrain team, #lotto de Buyst & Ewan, #cofidis Viviani, #israel Barbier &  Neilands
    March 13, 2020, 11:37
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 6~~~~~~~~~~
    March 13, 2020, 11:37
  • LukasCPH: Schachmann keeps #yellow, of course. I'm ff to the kitchen. :wave
    March 12, 2020, 15:38
  • AG: yeah I dont think they will either
    March 12, 2020, 15:29
  • LukasCPH: Now to wait if they'll start tomorrow. Judging by what all has been cancelled elsewhere, I think it's more likely they don't.
    March 12, 2020, 15:28
  • Mellow Velo: Yeah. The rest not so great
    March 12, 2020, 15:22
  • LukasCPH: great sprint by #total Bonifazio
    March 12, 2020, 15:22
  • LukasCPH: so close
    March 12, 2020, 15:21
  • AG: only just caught him
    March 12, 2020, 15:21
  • AG: lol
    March 12, 2020, 15:21
  • Mellow Velo: These riders will never catch coronavirus if they can't catch Tratnik. :D
    March 12, 2020, 15:21
  • LukasCPH: flamme rouge
    March 12, 2020, 15:20
  • Mellow Velo: In theory he should win.
    March 12, 2020, 15:20
  • Mellow Velo: Caleb Ewan out. I had both him and Bennett in my velogames team :fp
    March 12, 2020, 15:19
  • LukasCPH: mechanical Ewan
    March 12, 2020, 15:19
  • AG: Ewen out of it
    March 12, 2020, 15:19
  • LukasCPH: :lol
    March 12, 2020, 15:18
  • Mellow Velo: They should keep going and ride stage 6 before the French pres cancels it. :D
    March 12, 2020, 15:18
  • LukasCPH: Gougeard caught, but Tratnik gaining again
    March 12, 2020, 15:17
  • search: Tratnik still looks strong
    March 12, 2020, 15:17
  • LukasCPH: even Gougeard (?) still riding in between, hasn't sat up
    March 12, 2020, 15:16
  • search: well, now it's Gautier or so, so there may be a chance :P
    March 12, 2020, 15:15
  • search: yeah, but de Gendt is back at the front already, for Ewan
    March 12, 2020, 15:14
  • LukasCPH: Tratnik took his chance with both hands, clever racing
    March 12, 2020, 15:14
  • LukasCPH: and now there's no #dqt in front at all anymore :fp
    March 12, 2020, 15:14
  • search: Tratnik goes solo
    March 12, 2020, 15:13
  • search: yeah, but the sprinters teams may need to re-organize now
    March 12, 2020, 15:13
  • LukasCPH: I guess they'll be caught eventually, hardly any gap left
    March 12, 2020, 15:12
  • LukasCPH: yeah, no :fp
    March 12, 2020, 15:12

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