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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Chuck » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:33 am

The finish should be good to watch tonight....

http://www.cyclingnews.com/tour-de-france/stage-1

....from an Aussie perspective maybe Goss ?? I think it suits Cadel, but he'll probably be conservative :|
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Postby ozzymac » Sat Jul 02, 2011 12:40 pm

Hi,
Just thought I would mention that SBS have a pretty good app out for iPad etc. Looks interesting and will be trying it out tonight.

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Postby ozzymac » Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:15 pm

Tour has started on the SBS app, 3 riders have a 3.30 break with 189 km to go.

The app is pretty good, live video, and also place markers on a map plus chat updates.

Not bad for a freebie.

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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Comedian » Sat Jul 02, 2011 9:58 pm

Two minutes until the telecast starts! :mrgreen:
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby TimW » Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:00 pm

Comedian wrote:Two minutes until the telecast starts! :mrgreen:


been watching live streaming on the net, now to switch over :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Comedian » Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:19 pm

TimW wrote:
Comedian wrote:Two minutes until the telecast starts! :mrgreen:


been watching live streaming on the net, now to switch over :D :D :D :D :D :D :D :D


Oh dear... confession time. I'm off to beddies... I'm riding tomorrow ... :shock: :shock: :mrgreen:
Once you can climb hills on a bike it's all downhill. :mrgreen:

Hopefully I'll know what that's like..... one day. :shock: :lol:

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Postby hosko » Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:21 pm

Did everyone enjoy that recipe?

FFS SBS what are you showing?????
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Postby hosko » Sat Jul 02, 2011 10:28 pm

Woohoo! Live coverage started.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Semar » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:01 pm

Aaaaah. The Tour is here again. And it comes EVERY year. :D
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby norbs » Sat Jul 02, 2011 11:12 pm

The new sprint rules have shaken things up a bit. Good to see them go for it at an intermediate point.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby RICHARDH » Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:59 am

Omega definitely working hard, hope Gilbert gets the win otherwise he may get some looks in the team bus. Would love Goss to win though, HTC said they were working for Cav but that could just be the red herring seeing as he cant climb to save his life and judging by all the talk from Phil and Paul its the Tourmalet
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:29 am

With ten klicks left I'm not sure anyone will have the legs left for a sprint.

Crap, another stack, looks like a dumb spectator. :roll:
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Baalzamon » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:30 am

Mulger bill wrote:With ten klicks left I'm not sure anyone will have the legs left for a sprint.

Crap, another stack, looks like a dumb spectator. :roll:


Yup dumb spectator :roll: Nice split in the field now, wonder if any big names been caught
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:37 am

Just been another stack :shock:

One hard fought stage, loving it.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:41 am

Great finish :D

Fabs must have hit the button too early and run outta charge.

Bertie down 1:20, that's gotta hurt on day one.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby RICHARDH » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:42 am

Lady luck finally smiles on Cadel :D
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby chill » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:44 am

Go cuddles. :D
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:52 am

RICHARDH wrote:Lady luck finally smiles on Cadel :D


Yeah Baby! 8)

Perfectly ridden final klick by Gilbert.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby RICHARDH » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:54 am

does Cadel get a full min 1.20 on Schleck and Wiggo though i think those guys went down in the second crash so they may get the same time as the rest of the bunch but a 1.20 on Contador is brilliant
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jul 03, 2011 1:56 am

Provo results had Cadel at +3 so that should be a nice 1:17 lead.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Aushiker » Sun Jul 03, 2011 2:05 am

Hi

http://www.letour.fr/2011/TDF/LIVE/us/1 ... index.html has Contador and Andy Schleck at 1' 20" and Frank Schleck at 6". I guess there may be a change in the provisional results.

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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby gdt » Sun Jul 03, 2011 3:21 am

The letour website now has A Schleck at -:06, Contador remaining at -1:20. I assume that means that A Schleck was seen in the leading bunch after the first accident.
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby norbs » Sun Jul 03, 2011 8:51 am

My highlights from last night.


- Greipel dropping it in the neutral zone. :rofl:
- Matt Keenan talking about oysters 4 times in 45 minutes.
- Vanendert's failed bunny hop and subsequent heavy stack about 70kms into the race.
- The intermediate sprint. That is really going to shake things up for the green jersey this year.
- The mayhem when the spectator got cleaned up and slowed up Contador.
- Team BMC getting to the front to protect Evans
- Gilbert's finish
- Evans finish
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby Strawburger » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:00 am

So much action and talking points in day 1! Got to love that. Seems like there won't be many boring days (if any) in the first week of racing this year :D
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Re: 2011 Tour de France

Postby CommuRider » Sun Jul 03, 2011 9:02 am

Learning about how royalist the Vendeeans are, and the farmers on their lawnmowers (?) going around as the wheels of a big bicycle display made out of haystack. Tres cute.

And realising how surreal Le Tour spectators are. No illicit substances required.

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