Tour of Qatar 2014

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Tour of Qatar 2014

Postby find_bruce » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:28 am

Anyone else surprised at the speed on the tour of Qatar - Stage 4 was 135 km & they covered it in 2:22:34 for an average speed of 56.8km/h :shock:
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by BNA » Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:45 am

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Re: Tour of Qatar 2014

Postby philip » Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:45 am

Impressive, but they did have a big tailwind.
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Re: Tour of Qatar 2014

Postby ratter » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:14 pm

is it televised at all?
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Re: Tour of Qatar 2014

Postby ldrcycles » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:30 pm

Holy Moly :shock: .
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Re: Tour of Qatar 2014

Postby toolonglegs » Thu Feb 13, 2014 8:36 pm

Yeah huge side / tail wind the whole way ... up to 50kmph wind 8)
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Re: Tour of Qatar 2014

Postby foo on patrol » Sat Feb 15, 2014 3:07 pm

I think it was this one that I watched last year or the year before, that showed them doing 80kmh on the flat, a direct shot from the field to the speedo of the camera bike. :shock:

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