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  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Sibiu Cycling Tour~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 20, 2022, 08:22
  • search: or not. Mechanical Powless
    June 19, 2022, 15:14
  • search: could be close between Powless and Higuita
    June 19, 2022, 15:09
  • Leadbelly: oh well. gtg. fingers crossed
    June 19, 2022, 15:05
  • Leadbelly: ouch
    June 19, 2022, 15:05
  • search: yeah, maybe. No idea about the rules, but it must be difficult at that speed, and in ITT position
    June 19, 2022, 15:03
  • Leadbelly: probably in the vuelts
    June 19, 2022, 15:03
  • Leadbelly: i think i have seen it before, but dont ask me when or where
    June 19, 2022, 15:02
  • Leadbelly: must be special dispensation due to the heat
    June 19, 2022, 15:01
  • Leadbelly: not bad from fugly, but i worry that he's already going too deep
    June 19, 2022, 15:00
  • search: Küng got a bottle from the road side. Can't remember to have seen that in a flat ITT
    June 19, 2022, 14:54
  • search: no idea, I was more referring to the design
    June 19, 2022, 14:54
  • Leadbelly: groupama and ag2r both had 4 on theirs at least
    June 19, 2022, 14:52
  • Leadbelly: how many do they have on the rack?
    June 19, 2022, 14:51
  • search: those Ineos bikes must be illegal as well
    June 19, 2022, 14:48
  • search: needs to make up 2:20 somehow
    June 19, 2022, 14:48
  • Leadbelly: kung getting some nice moto pacing
    June 19, 2022, 14:41
  • Leadbelly: no awful TT helmet for powless
    June 19, 2022, 14:40
  • Leadbelly: might just be able to catch the last riders before i have to go out
    June 19, 2022, 14:39
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 8~~~~~~~~~~
    June 19, 2022, 14:20
  • search: Küng 2:30 or so behind in gc. Strong showing, but that should be too much
    June 18, 2022, 15:18
  • search: Higuita takes #yellow by a second, I think
    June 18, 2022, 15:16
  • search: Oscar R moves into 2nd
    June 18, 2022, 15:13
  • search: yeah, but how many minutes does Higuita need? ;)
    June 18, 2022, 15:11
  • Leadbelly: finally
    June 18, 2022, 15:07
  • search: Ion looks done
    June 18, 2022, 15:05
  • search: Pinot coming back
    June 18, 2022, 15:05
  • search: Felix G done
    June 18, 2022, 15:04
  • Leadbelly: .....
    June 18, 2022, 15:01
  • Leadbelly: surely ineos need to up the pace a little just to get rid of kung
    June 18, 2022, 14:58
  • search: yeah, about time
    June 18, 2022, 14:52
  • Leadbelly: signs of life from jungle bob this week
    June 18, 2022, 14:50
  • search: Rutsch still there :dizzy
    June 18, 2022, 14:49
  • search: behind, no idea. Just looked slow
    June 18, 2022, 14:44
  • search: in the front Masnada couldn't drop the others, but also didn't really want to do any work
    June 18, 2022, 14:44
  • search: yeah, just slow pace I think
    June 18, 2022, 14:43
  • Leadbelly: btw what happened yesterday on the final climb to make it such a slow ascent. headwind? no attacks at all? tempo riding?
    June 18, 2022, 14:41
  • Leadbelly: going by the winners so far this week, i'm going for berthet
    June 18, 2022, 14:39
  • Leadbelly: mind you with the peloton alreadt reduced via covid a lot of the main guys dont have a slew of helpers
    June 18, 2022, 14:37
  • search: winner should come from the break, I guess. Pinot vs Ion?
    June 18, 2022, 14:37
  • Leadbelly: yeah he needs time, but i'd prefer if he could attack when the group has been thinned out a bit/riders are near their limit
    June 18, 2022, 14:34
  • search: well, he needs to attack anyway, doesn't he?
    June 18, 2022, 14:29
  • Leadbelly: just neilands and hugo left now and still not on the final climb
    June 18, 2022, 14:24
  • search: seems to be in great shape. Hopefully he'll get his stage win in the Tour this year
    June 18, 2022, 13:38
  • Leadbelly: errr IPT could have sent errr Houle  :dizzy
    June 18, 2022, 13:35
  • search: well, Ineos could have just sent Martinez ;)
    June 18, 2022, 13:33
  • Leadbelly: :froomepup
    June 18, 2022, 12:29
  • Leadbelly: ineos probably wouldnt let that happen
    June 18, 2022, 12:01
  • search: Bora could have sent one of their three guys, for example
    June 18, 2022, 11:42
  • search: yeah, was expecting a bit more pressure on #israel.
    June 18, 2022, 11:42
  • Leadbelly: big old break. burgaudeau the best placed
    June 18, 2022, 11:22
  • Leadbelly: just 3 DNS this morning
    June 18, 2022, 10:38
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 7~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 18, 2022, 10:27
  • Leadbelly: a race of unlikely winners so far
    June 17, 2022, 20:16
  • search: Denz wins. Wtf
    June 17, 2022, 15:55
  • search: Simmons back. Lol
    June 17, 2022, 15:53
  • search: go Denz! :dizzy
    June 17, 2022, 15:53
  • search: BOTD: #deceuninck Masnada, #bikeexchange Matthews & Smith, #cofidis Herrada, #groupama Pacher, #movistar Oliveira, #ag2r Champoussin, #teamch Thalmann, #iwg Pasqualon, #lotto van Moer, #trek Simmons, #dsm Denz
    June 17, 2022, 11:47
  • search: Fuglsang probably the favourite now, but #israel has also lost 2 riders. Will be a long day for Hugo
    June 17, 2022, 10:51
  • search: another bunch of riders out, including #yellow Vlasov. Only 93 left in the race
    June 17, 2022, 10:50
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 6~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 17, 2022, 10:50
  • search: Sven Montgomery, SRF's expert commentator. He was a pro around ~2000
    June 17, 2022, 08:44
  • Leadbelly: btw who's montgomery?
    June 16, 2022, 18:48
  • search: Vlasov wins
    June 16, 2022, 16:09
  • search: Montgomery says he did the circuit this morning. Always double digits, up and down, very technical, hot, no time to rest
    June 16, 2022, 14:39
  • search: #yellow Williams dropped already with 60k to go
    June 16, 2022, 14:38
  • search: the race just entered the circuit. Dillier, Turgis and Kamp have 4 minutes
    June 16, 2022, 14:25
  • search: unfortunately covid made a comeback, resulting in plenty of DNS, including Yates, Kuss and Kragh. Mäder out as well, but with stomach issues
    June 16, 2022, 14:24
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 5~~~~~~~~~~
    June 16, 2022, 14:23
  • search: Arndt 20th. So I guess he made it back, but too late
    June 15, 2022, 16:08
  • search: however he managed that from 3rd or 4th position
    June 15, 2022, 16:05
  • search: Aranburu looked quick, but completely boxed in
    June 15, 2022, 16:05
  • Leadbelly: he looked cooked from the front on shot when matthews was moving up
    June 15, 2022, 16:04
  • search: interesting ;)
    June 15, 2022, 16:04
  • Leadbelly: wtf
    June 15, 2022, 16:03
  • search: looked like #dsm at the front
    June 15, 2022, 16:01
  • Leadbelly: a top-5 would be the best they could wish for i think
    June 15, 2022, 16:01
  • search: there's another group about to come back
    June 15, 2022, 16:01
  • search: Impey, Houle, Berwick, Fuglsang from #israel
    June 15, 2022, 15:56
  • search: don't think Bevin made it? Seems to have lost his good shape
    June 15, 2022, 15:55
  • search: Reichenbach attacks the descent :dizzy
    June 15, 2022, 15:48
  • Leadbelly: matthews just hanging on at the back
    June 15, 2022, 15:47
  • search: yeah, no chance I guess. Tomorrow looks really hard
    June 15, 2022, 15:45
  • Leadbelly: if he's feeling a bit off today, williams will suffer mightly tomorrow
    June 15, 2022, 15:45
  • search: Williams is struggling now. 1k to the top
    June 15, 2022, 15:45
  • search: but Trek... no idea. Maybe Kamp
    June 15, 2022, 15:43
  • search: Dillier said he'd save himself for today. But now it must be for Oldani, I guess
    June 15, 2022, 15:41
  • search: only saw the interview after the start. Live he was at 50 or so
    June 15, 2022, 15:39
  • search: yeah, Schachmann and Pozzovivo as well. Asgreen crashed and took some others down with him with 4k to go
    June 15, 2022, 15:39
  • Leadbelly: btw what happened to lutsenko/van wilder yesterday? caught up in a crash?
    June 15, 2022, 15:38
  • Leadbelly: hoelgaards had an awful year so far for Trek
    June 15, 2022, 15:37
  • Leadbelly: what were the odds on him?
    June 15, 2022, 15:36
  • search: Pasqualon said he lost some kilo to get a better climber. Let's see if he can make it over there today
    June 15, 2022, 15:32
  • search: watching this first. Climb to come up
    June 15, 2022, 15:32
  • Leadbelly: Break: Holmes, Janssens and Hoelgaard
    June 15, 2022, 12:36
  • Leadbelly: ------------- Stage 4 -------------
    June 15, 2022, 12:35
  • search: Sagan wins
    June 14, 2022, 16:23
  • search: looks like this will be a big sprint
    June 14, 2022, 15:42
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 3~~~~~~~~~~
    June 14, 2022, 14:46
  • search: and wins, even if Bettiol's celebration was quite impressive ;)
    June 13, 2022, 16:07
  • search: he is a pretty bad descender, but has a 45s advantage over Rutsch at the top
    June 13, 2022, 15:52
  • search: 18k to go. Leknessund goes solo
    June 13, 2022, 15:42
  • search: and #dsm Leknessund, not Pellaud. #teamch Imhof and Vitzthum bridged to the front
    June 13, 2022, 12:54
  • search: Manzin is actually Burgaudeau, so another one at 1:01
    June 13, 2022, 12:30
  • search: #lotto Holmes, #ag2r Schär, #groupama Badilatti, #trek Pellaud, #ef Rutsch, #astana Basso, #uae Suter, #total Manzin
    June 13, 2022, 12:04
  • search: 8 guys in front, but including #lotto Holmes at 1:01 in GC. The other 7 won't be happy, I guess
    June 13, 2022, 12:02
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 2~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 13, 2022, 09:45
  • search: little sprint in the end. Bahrain wins. Williams, I think
    June 12, 2022, 16:16
  • search: Remco and Fuglsang with a gap now
    June 12, 2022, 16:09
  • search: and drops Mäder
    June 12, 2022, 16:08
  • search: Küng attacks :dizzy
    June 12, 2022, 16:08
  • search: still a big group
    June 12, 2022, 16:05
  • search: 6k to go, on the final climb
    June 12, 2022, 16:05
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Tour de Suisse~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 10, 2022, 07:55
  • AG: Carapaz seems to be doing well
    May 29, 2022, 15:59
  • AG: Landa pretty poor today
    May 29, 2022, 15:59
  • AG: Big day for aussies
    May 29, 2022, 15:31
  • AG: :wave
    May 29, 2022, 15:31
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 21~~~~~~~~~~
    May 29, 2022, 13:07
  • Mellow Velo: Game over. Vengi got what he wanted but it made for painful viewing at times
    May 28, 2022, 16:17
  • AG: Omg his lead is 1 minute 25 odd
    May 28, 2022, 16:15
  • Drummer Boy: Wow, over a minute?
    May 28, 2022, 16:15
  • AG: Kamna drops carapaz
    May 28, 2022, 16:12
  • Drummer Boy: I have two feeds that are separated by about 30 seconds. I saw it eventually.
    May 28, 2022, 16:12
  • Mellow Velo: So the GC battle lasted about a km. Carapaz totally spent
    May 28, 2022, 16:12
  • AG: Amazing race for Covi
    May 28, 2022, 16:11
  • Francois the Postman: you mised covi :)
    May 28, 2022, 16:11
  • Drummer Boy: Great effort for the stage win.
    May 28, 2022, 16:11
  • Drummer Boy: OK, I'm back...
    May 28, 2022, 16:11
  • Francois the Postman: covi wins the coppi
    May 28, 2022, 16:11
  • Mellow Velo: Covi’s season just got even better. Chapeau that man.
    May 28, 2022, 16:11
  • AG: It’s will be the first if he wins it
    May 28, 2022, 16:10
  • Drummer Boy: Oh, another good time for me to lose my feed... :fp
    May 28, 2022, 16:10
  • Francois the Postman: first giro for an ozzie?
    May 28, 2022, 16:10
  • Drummer Boy: Be nice if they showed Covi before the end.
    May 28, 2022, 16:08
  • Drummer Boy: Jezus, even the final K has no security
    May 28, 2022, 16:08
  • Drummer Boy: Carapaz not pedaling smoothly at all
    May 28, 2022, 16:07
  • AG: Getting a good gap
    May 28, 2022, 16:05
  • Mellow Velo: Going away. Landa was struggling early on
    May 28, 2022, 16:04
  • Drummer Boy: And pretty much zero security on the side of the road for the final few kms?
    May 28, 2022, 16:04
  • AG: Carapaz drops
    May 28, 2022, 16:03
  • Drummer Boy: Carapaz appears to be suffering more.
    May 28, 2022, 16:03
  • AG: Finally
    May 28, 2022, 16:01
  • Mellow Velo: Guillaume off on another stealth attack
    May 28, 2022, 15:51
  • search: looks like he got the "good to go" from Landa now
    May 28, 2022, 15:51
  • search: and Novak is not working behind, resulting in the others not wanting to carry him up there as well
    May 28, 2022, 15:50
  • search: he is not really a climber. But still doing well
    May 28, 2022, 15:50
  • Drummer Boy: If he loses another 20 seconds before 5.5K then he may be at risk of being caught earlier rather than later.
    May 28, 2022, 15:47
  • Drummer Boy: Hmmm, timing a bit weird if it came down 20 secs that fast.
    May 28, 2022, 15:45
  • Drummer Boy: Covi holding the gap well.
    May 28, 2022, 15:43
  • Drummer Boy: The final 5K sounds brutal.
    May 28, 2022, 15:33
  • Drummer Boy: Covi, that is.
    May 28, 2022, 15:31
  • Drummer Boy: Spinning that gear, keeping his legs supple.
    May 28, 2022, 15:31
  • search: even Ballerini is back
    May 28, 2022, 15:27
  • Mellow Velo: Jumbo have 2 riders in the chase group and neither is prepared to do a tap.
    May 28, 2022, 15:21
  • Francois the Postman: Maybe alternating one-day-up-a-hill and then one-day-not was an interesting experiment on paper but hasn't worked out at all
    May 28, 2022, 15:21
  • AG: Yep
    May 28, 2022, 15:19
  • search: yeah, definitely the worst in years. Basically only one good stage
    May 28, 2022, 15:18
  • Drummer Boy: It'll be one of the more forgettable editions fo the Giro, that's for sure.
    May 28, 2022, 15:16
  • Francois the Postman: annoying that is is so close at the top and it is all so uneventful
    May 28, 2022, 15:13
  • Drummer Boy: Yeah, I've been having a hard time engaging with this race. I'll try watch the final 20k of today.
    May 28, 2022, 15:04
  • AG: Though it might heat up
    May 28, 2022, 14:49
  • AG: Yeah yesterday was a complete snoozefest ... and what I have watched today hasn’t really been riveting
    May 28, 2022, 14:49
  • Mellow Velo: Attacking close battles:good. Defensive close battles:the absolute worst
    May 28, 2022, 14:15
  • search: Sütterlin's pace dropped Poels
    May 28, 2022, 14:05
  • search: listened to the Cycling Podcast earlier on, where Briyan Nygaard said how great it is, to have such a close battle till the end. Not sure many people would agree
    May 28, 2022, 14:00
  • search: maybe ;)
    May 28, 2022, 13:58
  • Mellow Velo: Judging from the lack of chat on here, I am not alone.  :P
    May 28, 2022, 13:51
  • Mellow Velo: I think yesterday’s stage finished me in terms of this Giro. I am struggling to watch this stage.
    May 28, 2022, 13:50
  • search: poor silver fox. Got a decent guy in the break for once, and he immediately crashes
    May 28, 2022, 12:18
  • search: some Bora nd Bahrain guys on the attack. Not what Ineos wanted to see, I guess
    May 28, 2022, 12:02
  • Francois the Postman: morning all
    May 28, 2022, 11:44
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 20~~~~~~~~~~
    May 28, 2022, 11:18
  • search: but it would need Pogacar or Roglic for Slovenia to pay for a final Giro stage, I guess
    May 27, 2022, 16:05
  • search: yeah, with the ITT today instead
    May 27, 2022, 16:04
  • Mellow Velo: The only way that stage could have worked is coming after the Marmolada
    May 27, 2022, 16:03
  • search: hopefully Martin can make up a bit of his half an hour gap
    May 27, 2022, 16:00
  • Mellow Velo: Absolutely
    May 27, 2022, 15:58
  • search: fitting end to this stage
    May 27, 2022, 15:58
  • Mellow Velo: Comedy
    May 27, 2022, 15:58
  • search: :fp
    May 27, 2022, 15:58
  • search: Landa!
    May 27, 2022, 15:57
  • search: 400m to go. Will be a sprint for the win :fp
    May 27, 2022, 15:57
  • Mellow Velo: Carapaz attacks
    May 27, 2022, 15:56
  • Mellow Velo: Letting Vendrame back in on lower gradients
    May 27, 2022, 15:56
  • Mellow Velo: This is terrible
    May 27, 2022, 15:55
  • search: final 500m aren't as steep
    May 27, 2022, 15:52
  • search: if Vendrame can hang on for another 1k, he may have a chance
    May 27, 2022, 15:52
  • search: Vendrame back in front, and straight on the attack
    May 27, 2022, 15:02
  • Mellow Velo: This stage has so far been pretty disappointing. I can’t see much happening GC wise and surely Bouwman is odds on for the stage
    May 27, 2022, 15:01
  • search: he may catch some of the sprinters ahead ;)
    May 27, 2022, 14:30
  • AG: This drone hopper dude knows that there is a group 10 minutes up the road right?
    May 27, 2022, 14:29
  • search: yeah, not sure either. They seem to be slow. Maybe Hindley doesn't feel good
    May 27, 2022, 14:27
  • AG: They have been on the front for ages now ... not bringing them back .... just doing ineos’s job
    May 27, 2022, 14:26
  • search: break down to four: #blue Bouwman, #groupama Valter, #quickstep Schmid, #bardiani Tonelli. First team this Giro that such a weak group will take the win
    May 27, 2022, 14:26
  • AG: I am. Or really sure what bora are doing?
    May 27, 2022, 14:26
  • AG: Sad for him in his last GT
    May 27, 2022, 13:46
  • AG: Yep - now abandoned with gastro.
    May 27, 2022, 13:45
  • search: Porte dropped. He must be sick or so
    May 27, 2022, 13:11
  • search: Bora is chasing now
    May 27, 2022, 12:29

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