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  • 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
  • search: yeah, the peloton wasn't too interested anyway, by the look of it. Still one hour of climbing to come to bring them back
    May 01, 2021, 13:37
  • Mellow Velo: Breakaway start the climb....
    May 01, 2021, 13:35
  • Mellow Velo: All those extra domestiques are still losing time to the breakaway. :P :D
    May 01, 2021, 13:34
  • AG: So still 5.40 at the bottom ...
    May 01, 2021, 13:34
  • search: there's still >10k of false flat in between
    May 01, 2021, 13:25
  • Mellow Velo: How so? They will get dropped pretty quickly on the final climb
    May 01, 2021, 13:24
  • search: so that shoud equal it out
    May 01, 2021, 13:23
  • Mellow Velo: Shambles. Now the peloton reach the restart.
    May 01, 2021, 13:23
  • search: well, half of the dropped doms probably made it back to the peloton though
    May 01, 2021, 13:23
  • AG: They need to remedy that. What a disgrace
    May 01, 2021, 13:19
  • Mellow Velo: Breakaway handed an extra minute
    May 01, 2021, 13:18
  • Mellow Velo: Oh dear this hasn’t worked too well
    May 01, 2021, 13:17
  • AG: Yep - confirmed - First 3km of the descent neutral due to fog.
    May 01, 2021, 13:12
  • AG: Yeah it certainly affects visibility
    May 01, 2021, 13:07
  • Mellow Velo: Probably due to the mist
    May 01, 2021, 13:06
  • AG: Apparently there is going to be a neutralized descent
    May 01, 2021, 13:05
  • search: UAE breaking every possible rule there wirh Costa's bike change ;)
    May 01, 2021, 12:58
  • search: yeah, no idea
    May 01, 2021, 12:58
  • AG: I don’t understand why the Swiss national team are chasing. They have a guy in the break
    May 01, 2021, 12:55
  • AG: Or maybe not ... is wet and cold but doesn’t appear to be snowing
    May 01, 2021, 12:51
  • AG: Snow starting now
    May 01, 2021, 12:50
  • AG: Froome drops already
    May 01, 2021, 12:43
  • Mellow Velo: Well we have live pictures. Slogging up the 1st cat. Swiss team chasing their own man. :s
    May 01, 2021, 12:42
  • AG: 6 minutes. Big gap
    May 01, 2021, 12:41
  • Mellow Velo: In theory we should have live pictures in about 5-10 minutes. They will be just starting the penultimate climb.
    May 01, 2021, 12:26
  • search: Movistar gives them a lot of room, 6-7 minutes. Sounds like weather is bad, lots of fog on the last descent
    May 01, 2021, 11:25
  • search: BOTD: #lotto Goossens & Holmes, #iwg Petilli, #ef Cort, #teamch Pellaud, #israel Würtz, #deceuninck Cerny
    May 01, 2021, 11:24
  • AG: look at that - now it has updated the times.  :woohoo
    May 01, 2021, 10:39
  • search: German Eurosport is going on air 90 minutes earlier. So in around 2 1/2 hours. Should be on the app as well then, I guess
    May 01, 2021, 10:37
  • search: the stage is underway already, yeah, should finish around the time coverage normally starts
    May 01, 2021, 10:37
  • AG: is stage 4 starting early?   my GCN has normal starting time?
    May 01, 2021, 10:34
  • AG: --------------------- Stage 4 --------------------------
    May 01, 2021, 10:33
  • search: yeah. Sagan 3rd
    April 30, 2021, 16:16
  • AG: I think he just gets it
    April 30, 2021, 16:16
  • search: or Colbrelli, if he is still in there
    April 30, 2021, 16:11
  • search: unless Thomas takes bonus seconds as well
    April 30, 2021, 16:10
  • search: that's looking good for him. He needs to win by ~10s to take #yellow
    April 30, 2021, 16:10
  • AG: That is a small group
    April 30, 2021, 16:07
  • AG: Would like to see soler take it
    April 30, 2021, 16:05
  • Mellow Velo: Soler and Izagirre off the front?
    April 30, 2021, 16:05
  • AG: Nasty road rash
    April 30, 2021, 16:04
  • AG: Ooo Dennis went down at some point
    April 30, 2021, 16:04
  • search: Soler goes solo
    April 30, 2021, 16:04
  • search: Dennis crashed as well
    April 30, 2021, 16:03
  • AG: Ouch
    April 30, 2021, 15:57
  • Archieboy: Nasty
    April 30, 2021, 15:56
  • AG: Crap. Kung down
    April 30, 2021, 15:55
  • AG: Gap has really dropped.
    April 30, 2021, 15:51
  • AG: Though they let it out a bit and now bora agree to help
    April 30, 2021, 15:22
  • AG: Yeah maybe. They are certainly keeping on top of it
    April 30, 2021, 15:20
  • search: surprised to see #ineos chasing so hard. Maybe they are afraid of tomorrow's stage getting cancelled
    April 30, 2021, 15:11
  • search: the non-Swiss guys getting dropped from the break ;)
    April 30, 2021, 15:05
  • AG: Cool
    April 30, 2021, 15:02
  • Mellow Velo: Just checked RTS 2s schedule and tv coverage has been moved and is now starting at 13-30cet
    April 30, 2021, 14:57
  • AG: Froome
    April 30, 2021, 14:53
  • AG: Grooms off the back maybe
    April 30, 2021, 14:53
  • Mellow Velo: If Swiss tv have confirmed it I would think that is sorted
    April 30, 2021, 14:52
  • AG: Which given the history isn’t exactly guaranteed :lol
    April 30, 2021, 14:51
  • AG: That would be good - provided they move the tv coverage as well
    April 30, 2021, 14:51
  • Mellow Velo: Let’s hope that the snow behaves itself and doesn’t decide to come early
    April 30, 2021, 14:51
  • search: full stage (unless there are any unexpected developments), but two hours earlier
    April 30, 2021, 14:50
  • search: according to Swiss TV it's confirmed
    April 30, 2021, 14:50
  • Mellow Velo: The good news for AG is they are talking of moving tomorrow’s start by 2 hours
    April 30, 2021, 14:49
  • AG: Oh damn
    April 30, 2021, 14:48
  • Mellow Velo: So the snow I feared is forecast to turn up tomorrow and already talk of a change to the stage.
    April 30, 2021, 14:48
  • AG: I am staying to watch today. Enddd up with the replay yesterday.
    April 30, 2021, 14:47
  • AG: :wave
    April 30, 2021, 14:47
  • search: the first two are dangerous for GC at +1:19, but Küng surely likes those wet & cold conditions
    April 30, 2021, 13:08
  • search: BOTD: #lotto Goossens, #groupama Küng, #qhubeka Armee, #teamch Reutimann, #ef Bissegger, #trek Quarterman, #movistar Jacobs
    April 30, 2021, 13:07
  • search: #israel Bevin DNS, for whatever reason
    April 30, 2021, 12:43
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 3~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    April 30, 2021, 12:43
  • Leadbelly: cant see you in the league, or are you riding under an alias?
    April 29, 2021, 16:31
  • Mellow Velo: Costa and Cobrelli seem to like Romandie
    April 29, 2021, 16:31
  • Mellow Velo: Quite close. 123 for me. :)
    April 29, 2021, 16:29
  • Leadbelly: :P
    April 29, 2021, 16:29
  • Mellow Velo: Cobrelli not in your Velogames team LB? ;)
    April 29, 2021, 16:29
  • Leadbelly: damn
    April 29, 2021, 16:26
  • search: there should be some late attacks, I guess
    April 29, 2021, 16:18
  • Mellow Velo: Cobrelli might actually win a race. :D
    April 29, 2021, 16:18
  • Mellow Velo: Maybe 30 riders if that.... c
    April 29, 2021, 16:17
  • search: never expected Colbrelli to make it over those climbs today
    April 29, 2021, 16:11
  • Mellow Velo: Kuss marked out Woods like he had an Ineos contract
    April 29, 2021, 16:10
  • Leadbelly: does he wait for a sprint or go on the attack over the top?
    April 29, 2021, 16:06
  • Leadbelly: bevin still there
    April 29, 2021, 16:06
  • search: Porte with a fairly clear waste violation there
    April 29, 2021, 16:05
  • Leadbelly: not the best road for attacks
    April 29, 2021, 16:05
  • Leadbelly: yeah i just spotted bevin too, at the back of the ineos train.
    April 29, 2021, 16:01
  • search: Sonny is still at the front, yeah
    April 29, 2021, 16:00
  • Leadbelly: cort at the back. havent seen sonny or bevin dropped yet either
    April 29, 2021, 15:58
  • search: probably won't win, but good to see Rein is some kind of shape again before the Giro
    April 29, 2021, 15:45
  • Leadbelly: he 's making that road look like tough work
    April 29, 2021, 15:44
  • Mellow Velo: So far it's been an excellent race to grab a siesta on.
    April 29, 2021, 15:39
  • Leadbelly: "there's eddie dunbar with his feet on the pedals" where else would they be :lol
    April 29, 2021, 15:20
  • Leadbelly: not really watching i have to say. just on in the background till the final climb
    April 29, 2021, 14:57
  • Leadbelly: :wave
    April 29, 2021, 14:57
  • AG: :wave
    April 29, 2021, 14:52
  • search: #bahrain Williams crashes in the feed zone...
    April 29, 2021, 14:39
  • Mellow Velo: Going to be a late finish by the looks. Just reaching the half way point and it's taken 2 hours 20 minutes to get there.
    April 29, 2021, 14:24
  • Mellow Velo: Yes I did check. :D
    April 29, 2021, 14:23
  • search: okay, highlights only each day at 21:50 on TPA [link]
    April 29, 2021, 13:53
  • search: did you check if there's any (live) coverage for Asturias?
    April 29, 2021, 13:50
  • search: and #bora Baska abanonded. #bahrain Pernsteiner, #dsm C. Hamilton, #movistar Villella, #iwg Taaramäe, #jumbo Tolhoek, #ef Caicedo
    April 29, 2021, 13:48
  • Mellow Velo: The following riders did not start today:      Lutsenko Alexey  #astana     Devenyns Dries  #deceuninck
    April 29, 2021, 13:06
  • Leadbelly: :froomepup
    April 29, 2021, 12:42
  • Leadbelly: ------------- Stage 2 ----------
    April 29, 2021, 08:10
  • search: looks like some of the quick guys were dropped. Viviani and Moschetti, at least
    April 28, 2021, 16:04
  • search: yeah, and no rain either. Reichenbach and Pellaud are both locals, and they said it should be a big sprint
    April 28, 2021, 15:33
  • Mellow Velo: Headwind all the way back to town, too.
    April 28, 2021, 15:22
  • Mellow Velo: The one climb is nice, the second isn't up to much. 25kms of pan flat in between. Meh.
    April 28, 2021, 15:15
  • search: there's not #37 #uae Ulissi but #73 #ag2r Gougeard
    April 28, 2021, 14:39
  • search: pretty strong botd: #uae Ulissi, #dsm Arensman, #teamch Suter, #astana Boaro, #qhubeka Power, #lotto Conca
    April 28, 2021, 14:36
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Stage 1~~~~~~~~~~
    April 28, 2021, 14:35
  • Mellow Velo: Ineos take the podium. Cavagna: if only he could climb
    April 27, 2021, 16:26
  • search: from down in 50th at the split
    April 27, 2021, 16:07
  • Mellow Velo: Porte moves into second place.
    April 27, 2021, 16:05
  • Mellow Velo: It's not your typical TT for sure. Too short for many and then there's the climb...
    April 27, 2021, 15:54
  • search: while Ganna gets beaten by Jesus Herrada today...
    April 27, 2021, 15:47
  • search: yeah, that should be difficult to beat. But who knows...
    April 27, 2021, 15:34
  • Mellow Velo: Dennis sets a time that’s in a different league to everybody else
    April 27, 2021, 15:28
  • search: a bit odd that #vinizabu Schneiter is allowed to start here for the #teamch national team
    April 27, 2021, 14:56
  • search: #ef Bissegger currently in the lead
    April 27, 2021, 14:56
  • search: ~~~~~~~~Tour de Romandie~~~~~~~~~~
    April 27, 2021, 14:56
  • search: lots of joy there. Delko also may need some wins
    April 18, 2021, 12:21
  • search: Cav heatbutts himself to the win again. #delko Diaz takes the gc
    April 18, 2021, 12:20
  • search: chute Vine. But in the final 3k
    April 18, 2021, 12:16
  • search: late #unox attack
    April 18, 2021, 12:15
  • search: some more little to bumps to come close to the finish now, though
    April 18, 2021, 12:06
  • search: no bonus seconds for Vine at the intermediate
    April 18, 2021, 12:05
  • search: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Stage 8~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    April 18, 2021, 12:05
  • Leadbelly: not sure why greipel didnt stay on zabels wheel going over the little climb
    April 17, 2021, 12:36
  • search: another win for collective cq
    April 17, 2021, 12:34
  • search: a little climb out of nowhere
    April 17, 2021, 12:33
  • Leadbelly: smart tactics from deceuninck
    April 17, 2021, 12:29

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