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  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Adriatica Ionica Race~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 14, 2021, 10:08
  • LukasCPH: Almost like a velodrome sprint, only going past at the last moment.
    June 13, 2021, 15:57
  • search: very odd sprint
    June 13, 2021, 15:55
  • Leadbelly: need to keep riding
    June 13, 2021, 15:54
  • Leadbelly: cant say i know how fast mader is
    June 13, 2021, 15:53
  • search: Schachmann about to return, I think
    June 13, 2021, 15:53
  • search: yeah, should have it in the bag
    June 13, 2021, 15:53
  • Leadbelly: looking good for these two
    June 13, 2021, 15:52
  • LukasCPH: High-speed descent, cracking final
    June 13, 2021, 15:52
  • search: strong headwind now down to the finish, according to SRF
    June 13, 2021, 15:42
  • search: he was 99th in the 2nd part yesterday :dizzy
    June 13, 2021, 15:39
  • search: it's not super technical, but Woods is a fairly bad descender, I'd say
    June 13, 2021, 15:39
  • LukasCPH: Gino Mäder goes from the group! :o
    June 13, 2021, 15:39
  • LukasCPH: Any chance of gaps in the descent?
    June 13, 2021, 15:39
  • search: Uran goes again. More attacks today than in the past 5 years combined
    June 13, 2021, 15:37
  • search: Woods will win #kom if he comes 1st on this climb
    June 13, 2021, 15:37
  • LukasCPH: Uran tried, couldn't shake Carapaz. Now #israel Woods and #dqt Cattaneo off the front.
    June 13, 2021, 15:36
  • search: Looking good for Woods, but he probably will lose quite a bit on the descent
    June 13, 2021, 15:36
  • search: looks like, yeah
    June 13, 2021, 15:01
  • Leadbelly: schachmann with his helmet strap undone? not enjoying the heat?
    June 13, 2021, 14:56
  • Leadbelly: about twenty wrappers hit the ground in 10 metres
    June 13, 2021, 14:53
  • Leadbelly: i hope that's a green zone!
    June 13, 2021, 14:53
  • search: Fraile dropped back, so I guess Astana will start chasing sooner or later as well. Fuglsang said he wants to win today
    June 13, 2021, 14:32
  • search: gap jumping up and down
    June 13, 2021, 14:16
  • Leadbelly: ....... :fp  :P
    June 13, 2021, 14:14
  • LukasCPH: Bit wee-ird, wasn't it?
    June 13, 2021, 14:09
  • Leadbelly: all that effort just for a wee wee
    June 13, 2021, 14:02
  • LukasCPH: And now, the looooong climb to the Gotthard starts.
    June 13, 2021, 13:57
  • search: = Dion Smith :D
    June 13, 2021, 13:49
  • search: #bikeexchange chasing with almost the full team
    June 13, 2021, 13:49
  • Mellow Velo: Wout Padun  :D
    June 13, 2021, 13:11
  • LukasCPH: #champch King Küng driving the break :)
    June 13, 2021, 13:08
  • Leadbelly: :froomepup
    June 13, 2021, 12:51
  • search: +10 :D
    June 13, 2021, 12:40
  • search: Peters and Nibali
    June 13, 2021, 12:40
  • Mellow Velo: More riders from the peloton trying to get up the road.
    June 13, 2021, 12:39
  • search: strong group in front now. #bahrain Poels, #movistar Soler, #dsm Leknessund, Benoot & Kragh, #groupama Küng, #astana Fraile, #total Doubey
    June 13, 2021, 12:37
  • search: yeah, they will
    June 13, 2021, 12:36
  • LukasCPH: Do we know whether they'll do (part of) the Tremola or not?
    June 13, 2021, 12:34
  • search: SRF says there's oil on the road on the descent
    June 13, 2021, 12:07
  • search: peloton heavily reduced already
    June 13, 2021, 12:05
  • Mellow Velo: I just found out that we have whole stage coverage today. :)
    June 13, 2021, 09:11
  • Leadbelly: ---------------- Stage 8 -------------------
    June 13, 2021, 08:49
  • Archieboy: Thats for sure
    June 12, 2021, 16:16
  • search: Rigo smashes it :dizzy
    June 12, 2021, 16:11
  • search: #ef Rutsch leads at the moment, as there's a break now for teams to return to the start.
    June 12, 2021, 13:26
  • search: lots of confusion about Alaphilippe starting or not. In the end he will start, and heacb back home after the ITT for the birth of his child
    June 12, 2021, 11:41
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 7~~~~~~~~~~
    June 12, 2021, 11:40
  • LukasCPH: Costa is relegated
    June 11, 2021, 16:29
  • LukasCPH: Started podium with #yellow - jury must still be deliberating
    June 11, 2021, 16:27
  • Mellow Velo: More excitement over the result than anything else. Actually, from the overhead, it doesn't look as bad.
    June 11, 2021, 16:16
  • LukasCPH: Has to be a DSQ, he went from the right barriers almost all the way to the left barriers.
    June 11, 2021, 16:15
  • Mellow Velo: A DQF will be kind of fitting for this stage
    June 11, 2021, 16:13
  • search: don't think Costa will keep that victory
    June 11, 2021, 16:13
  • search: mmh
    June 11, 2021, 16:13
  • search: 12s with 1k to go
    June 11, 2021, 16:11
  • search: two quite good sprinters and Pernsteiner ;)
    June 11, 2021, 16:10
  • search: 2nd group maybe 15s behind
    June 11, 2021, 16:10
  • LukasCPH: Kron, Rui Costa, Pernsteiner in front now
    June 11, 2021, 16:08
  • search: doesn't look for DdlC
    June 11, 2021, 15:55
  • Mellow Velo: I hope Didi has had his jabs. :lol
    June 11, 2021, 15:32
  • Mellow Velo: The GPS is all over the place
    June 11, 2021, 15:05
  • Mellow Velo: I’ve had to listen to Sven M for many years too and he’s hard work
    June 11, 2021, 15:04
  • Mellow Velo: Once the tractor stopped pulling all unity in the breakaway was lost
    June 11, 2021, 15:03
  • search: I have *ch Montgomery, who is getting more difficult to understand from day to day ;)
    June 11, 2021, 14:57
  • Mellow Velo: No English language commentary available today for some reason. Listening to the French
    June 11, 2021, 14:54
  • search: crazy
    June 11, 2021, 14:46
  • Mellow Velo: Only 57 riders up the road  :D
    June 11, 2021, 14:41
  • search: they made it, also Serrano. Some more are trying to bridge
    June 11, 2021, 14:36
  • search: half the Rally team + Fraile trying to bridge
    June 11, 2021, 14:31
  • search: new front group: Cattaneo, Costa, Latour Tolhoek, Powless, Fabbro, Kron, Mäder, Leemreize, Gibbons, Hirschi, Houle, Soler, Matthews, Kragh, Wright, Vansevenant, Smith, Vakoc, Piccoli, Simon, de la Cruz, Vermeersch, Suter, Declercq, Nibali, Thomson, Hofstetter, Jacobs
    June 11, 2021, 14:30
  • search: Alaphilippe dropped back, 30 more on the attack instead now :dizzy
    June 11, 2021, 14:22
  • search: so it'll include the cobbled Tremola, like 2019
    June 11, 2021, 14:12
  • search: route change for Sunday, apparently, they will use the old road over the Gotthard :)
    June 11, 2021, 14:11
  • Mellow Velo: Everybody is doing it these days.
    June 11, 2021, 14:06
  • search: Alaphilippe having some fun there on his birthday. Going nowhere, though
    June 11, 2021, 14:02
  • search: same as most #bikeexchange riders
    June 11, 2021, 14:01
  • Mellow Velo: MvDP DNS. ;)
    June 11, 2021, 13:14
  • Mellow Velo: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 6~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 11, 2021, 13:13
  • Mellow Velo: Leadbelly's theory about Bahrain having stellar form explodes, along with Wout Poels. :P :lol
    June 10, 2021, 16:11
  • LukasCPH: Ha!
    June 10, 2021, 16:09
  • Mellow Velo: Carapaz, Birdson, Woods.
    June 10, 2021, 16:07
  • Mellow Velo: So, third leader of the race and it's still not Alaphilippe. :D
    June 10, 2021, 16:07
  • LukasCPH: Oops! One #israel looks like another with all those helmets and sunglasses ...
    June 10, 2021, 16:02
  • Mellow Velo: Or not. :lol
    June 10, 2021, 15:59
  • Mellow Velo: Alaphilippe seems to be on the limit
    June 10, 2021, 15:59
  • Mellow Velo: Cough, cough Woods  ;) starts then Carapaz's response blows the rest away
    June 10, 2021, 15:58
  • LukasCPH: Dan Martin opens proceedings, and Carapaz goes off like a rocket
    June 10, 2021, 15:57
  • LukasCPH: Fuglsang now riding towards the stage win, possibly yellow
    June 10, 2021, 15:55
  • LukasCPH: With the archetypical Alaphilippe fisticuffs
    June 10, 2021, 15:55
  • Mellow Velo: Odd exchange that. Bottles at 9kms?
    June 10, 2021, 15:50
  • LukasCPH: And now joined by Fuglsang
    June 10, 2021, 15:49
  • LukasCPH: Chaves on the attack :chaves
    June 10, 2021, 15:39
  • LukasCPH: --- stage 5 ---
    June 10, 2021, 15:39
  • search: Bissegger takes it
    June 09, 2021, 16:03
  • search: yeah. Suter struggling, but not quite out of it yet
    June 09, 2021, 15:49
  • Leadbelly: rosskopf trying, but diff on these gradients and swiss roads
    June 09, 2021, 15:45
  • search: peloton sits up, game over
    June 09, 2021, 15:18
  • search: yeah, Bissegger is the quickest, but overall a good chance for each of them
    June 09, 2021, 14:44
  • Leadbelly: good chance for rally to get a big win
    June 09, 2021, 14:40
  • search: gap up to over 5 minutes. A bit odd that they caught a 6 men group that already had over a minute, and now those 4 will probably take the win
    June 09, 2021, 14:32
  • search: took almost two hours for the breakaway to go clear. Now there are #ef Bissegger, #teamch Suter, #groupama Thomas and #rally Rosskopf
    June 09, 2021, 14:12
  • Mellow Velo: Wanty out. Positive Covid test for a staff member.
    June 09, 2021, 11:55
  • Leadbelly: ------------- Stage 4 -------------
    June 09, 2021, 10:17
  • Mellow Velo: Who knows these days, with such an emphasis placed on straight line sprinting.
    June 08, 2021, 16:18
  • search: don't think it was penalty worthy from Alaphilippe
    June 08, 2021, 16:15
  • search: takes #yellow as well
    June 08, 2021, 16:14
  • Mellow Velo: MvDP all over this race so far.
    June 08, 2021, 16:14
  • search: that's some massive power though, tbh
    June 08, 2021, 16:14
  • Mellow Velo: Bling won't be pleased.
    June 08, 2021, 16:14
  • Mellow Velo: Alaphilippe :fp
    June 08, 2021, 16:13
  • search: caught with 500 to go
    June 08, 2021, 16:13
  • search: yeah, that false flat is killing his chances
    June 08, 2021, 16:12
  • Mellow Velo: He's done really well but I think he's just going to be caught.
    June 08, 2021, 16:12
  • search: we got the action in the end instead. Cortina solo with 2k to go
    June 08, 2021, 16:11
  • search: I expected a bigger fight for the break today, but apparently not. #teamch Imhof, #cofidis Rochas and #rally King. #ag2r Frank trying to bridge
    June 08, 2021, 12:08
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 08, 2021, 12:08
  • search: van der Poel takes it. Nice finish
    June 07, 2021, 16:24
  • search: Cortina still hanging on
    June 07, 2021, 16:13
  • search: Dunbar now
    June 07, 2021, 16:13
  • search: Vuillermoz first to attack
    June 07, 2021, 16:12
  • search: yeah, but Mathias Frank was in the last group right from the start, I think ;)
    June 07, 2021, 15:49
  • Mellow Velo: Certainly seems to be a big split in the peloton.
    June 07, 2021, 15:49
  • Mellow Velo: Looking at all the profiles, there's not really a stage I would describe as bland or boring. :)
    June 07, 2021, 15:45
  • Mellow Velo: Unfortunately, I have to go out in a bit, so I will probably end up watching the finish later.
    June 07, 2021, 15:44
  • search: yeah, and the wind is picking up a lot, according to the SRF guys at the finish. Gusty, and dark clouds, more rain expected
    June 07, 2021, 15:42
  • Mellow Velo: Whoever attacks on the final climb to go clear over the top is going to have to risk their Tour.....
    June 07, 2021, 15:41
  • Mellow Velo: It's a bit tricky out there. The finish is very technical too.
    June 07, 2021, 15:41
  • search: peloton split as well
    June 07, 2021, 15:36
  • search: nice battle there in the breakaway
    June 07, 2021, 15:36
  • Mellow Velo: 66kms to go and the break has a decent lead of over 5 and a half minutes.
    June 07, 2021, 14:48
  • search: BOTD: #cofidis Bohli, #teamch Imhof, #rally Dal-Cin & Zukowsky
    June 07, 2021, 13:02
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Tour de Suisse~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    June 05, 2021, 16:59
  • Mellow Velo: Woods falls to 5th
    May 02, 2021, 14:10
  • Mellow Velo: As I said yesterday. Ineos going to end up 1-2 on GC.
    May 02, 2021, 14:04
  • search: yep, just ahead of Soler, I think
    May 02, 2021, 14:03
  • Mellow Velo: Likely yes.
    May 02, 2021, 14:03
  • search: yeah. Looks like Masnada will finish 3rd in GC?
    May 02, 2021, 14:01
  • Mellow Velo: Woods way down.
    May 02, 2021, 14:00
  • search: still 30s ahead of O'Connor with 1k to go
    May 02, 2021, 13:58
  • search: Thomas' cornering is definitely not so great
    May 02, 2021, 13:58
  • Mellow Velo: Masnada unbelievably good in this race.
    May 02, 2021, 13:58
  • Mellow Velo: Thomas new leader at the intermediate, but I suspect he will lose time in the second half.
    May 02, 2021, 13:57
  • search: we should give that a try as well, I think
    May 02, 2021, 13:32
  • Mellow Velo: I usually do blocks of threads in another smaller forum for this very reason.
    May 02, 2021, 13:30
  • search: not to end up with so many empty threads again
    May 02, 2021, 13:21
  • search: yeah, maybe some kind of weekly threads or so, with occasional more detailed profiles
    May 02, 2021, 13:21
  • Mellow Velo: I like this TT course. It's really varied. Different roads, hardly any flat, twists and turns. I expect some disaster along the way.
    May 02, 2021, 13:21
  • Mellow Velo: Anyhow, I am easy. Will do what I'm told. :angel :lol
    May 02, 2021, 13:19
  • Mellow Velo: Ok, well maybe just the key stages.
    May 02, 2021, 13:19
  • search: not sure if we really need stage threads for every stage, tbh. But if you plan to prepare them anyway.... sure
    May 02, 2021, 13:15
  • search: yeah, maybe a bit shorter than usual, but I will do something during the week
    May 02, 2021, 13:14
  • Mellow Velo: Search, a question: are you aiming to do your usual Giro preview? I'm up for knocking out stage threads, unless others fancies any.
    May 02, 2021, 13:11
  • Mellow Velo: Lovely weather. :D
    May 02, 2021, 13:09
  • search: and now it's absolutely pouring
    May 02, 2021, 13:03
  • Mellow Velo: Ganna bad or holding back for next weekend? Cavanga definitely went all in and leads.
    May 02, 2021, 12:55
  • search: also didn't check the forecast for tomorrow. In the rain it could get interesting
    May 01, 2021, 15:01
  • search: if Thomas isn't injured
    May 01, 2021, 15:00
  • Mellow Velo: Soler Porte and Thomas should TT onto the podium
    May 01, 2021, 14:52
  • AG: So GT should still take overall and maybe Porte for the podium
    May 01, 2021, 14:48
  • AG: Woods to take yellow
    May 01, 2021, 14:43
  • AG: Well it would not be a race without GT hitting the deck
    May 01, 2021, 14:43
  • search: :gesink
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • search: mmh
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • search: :geraint
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • Mellow Velo: :fp
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • search: :thomas
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • AG: Ouch indeed
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • search: that's even #yellow for him
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • AG: Yep. Will be nice for him
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • search: ouch
    May 01, 2021, 14:42
  • search: Woods should win the sprint, I guess
    May 01, 2021, 14:41
  • search: O'Connor almost closing a gap for 5k now ;)
    May 01, 2021, 14:38
  • Mellow Velo: Woods has crashed today by the looks
    May 01, 2021, 14:38
  • search: Caruso always strong in Switzerland. And only in Switzerland
    May 01, 2021, 14:37
  • search: very nice, yeah
    May 01, 2021, 14:36
  • AG: Lol
    May 01, 2021, 14:36
  • Mellow Velo: Welsh weather innit. :P :lol
    May 01, 2021, 14:36
  • Mellow Velo: :fp Eurosport commentator throws me a dummy
    May 01, 2021, 14:34
  • AG: GT is ahead ...
    May 01, 2021, 14:34
  • search: Champoussin was dropped 10k ago
    May 01, 2021, 14:33
  • search: it's OConnor
    May 01, 2021, 14:33
  • Mellow Velo: Thought Champoussin wasn’t one for long climbs
    May 01, 2021, 14:33
  • Mellow Velo: Unpredictable stuff. Woods is there
    May 01, 2021, 14:32
  • AG: Porte was struggling before and Thomas going strong. Wonder if he just blew ....
    May 01, 2021, 14:32
  • search: only Porte left with Soler
    May 01, 2021, 14:31
  • search: looks like Thomas attacked? Or was dropped
    May 01, 2021, 14:31
  • Archieboy: Woods
    May 01, 2021, 14:29
  • search: okay, there's Woods already
    May 01, 2021, 14:29
  • search: Cort is done. Petilli back
    May 01, 2021, 14:28
  • AG: He hasn’t really projected much power this week. Never seemed threatening
    May 01, 2021, 14:27
  • AG: Interesting
    May 01, 2021, 14:27
  • search: not really backing his leadership ambitions so far this year
    May 01, 2021, 14:26
  • search: Kuss dropped as well now
    May 01, 2021, 14:26
  • AG: Porte on struggle st
    May 01, 2021, 14:19
  • AG: Not looking good for Cort
    May 01, 2021, 14:19
  • AG: Movistar are done. Ineos takes over
    May 01, 2021, 13:58
  • AG: Yeah still a lot of climbing to go
    May 01, 2021, 13:54
  • Mellow Velo: Eurosport rider/commentator reckons Magnus Cort can't be caught now and will probably take over lead of the race..... :S
    May 01, 2021, 13:49
  • search: Petilli used to be a very promising climber when he turned pro, though
    May 01, 2021, 13:37

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