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The preferred day of week for Monuments: Saturday (like MSR this year) or Sunday (like P-R this year)?

Saturday
2 (18.2%)
Sunday
9 (81.8%)

Total Members Voted: 11

Voting closed: April 09, 2018, 21:49


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Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
« on: April 04, 2018, 21:49 »
Of course we can have bike races any day of the week, but some races are special, and should happen on special days. Which day of the week is your preferred monument day?
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #1 on: April 04, 2018, 22:45 »
    Of course we can have bike races any day of the week, but some races are special, and should happen on special days. Which day of the week is your preferred monument day?


    Always a Sunday for me is best. Going from memory both of the Italian monuments have been on a Sunday in the past but I think RCS found that having them on a Sunday meant that they got less coverage/attention as they clashed with Serie A football.
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #2 on: April 05, 2018, 06:24 »
    Sunday
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #3 on: April 05, 2018, 10:50 »
    Saturday because I look forward to Monument day which means if it is on Sunday I want Saturday to go by as quickly as possible which makes it bittersweet because Sunday is the last day of the weekend while if it is on Saturday I still have Sunday to enjoy the weekend :o
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #4 on: April 05, 2018, 11:07 »
    Long as I remember the Italian classics have always been on Saturdays and the other ones on Sundays and I like it that way. However Sunday is a bit better because I've got plenty of things to do on a Saturday. Watching Dwars door het Hageland last year on a Saturday was quite annoying for daily activities/planning.
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #5 on: April 05, 2018, 11:57 »
    Yes agree with Echoes - Sunday is less of a guilty pleasure
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #6 on: April 05, 2018, 12:00 »
    I once missed an edition of MSR or Lombardia because I forgot it was on a Saturday. I also tend to get a bit irritated about the days and timing of the Canadian races.

    Always have stuff to do on Saturdays. On Sundays I like to go out and get a ride in and then slob in front of the telly with a nice feeling of self-justification.
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #7 on: April 05, 2018, 19:03 »
    Saturday. There are more family obligations Sunday afternoon.
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #8 on: April 05, 2018, 19:35 »
    Tuesdays and Fridays for me please.....
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    Re: Monument day - Saturday or Sunday?
    « Reply #9 on: April 06, 2018, 12:25 »
    I like the Wednesday slot for semi-classics too. Since we're all getting a bit chatty about this.
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