Roubaix

Who Wins?

Tom Boonen
4
19%
Sylvain Chavanel
3
14%
Juan Antonio Flecha
1
5%
Thor Hushovd
4
19%
Filippo Pozzato
0
No votes
Heinrich Haussler
1
5%
Stuart O'Grady
5
24%
Other
3
14%
 
Total votes: 21
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RICHARDH
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Roubaix

Postby RICHARDH » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:47 am

So who's going to win tonight ? Apparently there's rain possibly should make things interesting
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Re: Roubaix

Postby Sydguy » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:27 am

Do we have any idea when it might finish? It is going to be a cycling marathon today!

My plans to race tomorrow morning might be fanciful.

JM

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Re: Roubaix

Postby norbs » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:09 am

My supercalifragilisticexpialidocious smokey, Hincapie. Surely he is due some luck?

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Baldy » Sun Apr 08, 2012 2:41 pm

My smokey is Larsson. He has been going ok lately.

My pick for who is going to tear the race a new one on the cobbles is Vanmarcke.

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Re: Roubaix

Postby clackers » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:01 pm

Would have loved to see Spartacus do this one, but a collarbone with four cracks in it is a pretty good excuse.

Go Stuey ... turn back time! :-)

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Roubaix

Postby toolonglegs » Sun Apr 08, 2012 3:39 pm

Tom... Another double would be nice!.
Was going to race 3 days this weekend for a bit of practice getting ready for stage racing... But today's is cancelled so the couch it is!.
My young fella wants to go and watch it in person but it is a little but far... Maybe next year!.

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Chuck » Sun Apr 08, 2012 5:11 pm

A little bit cheeky putting O'Grady in there Richard given his age, form and lack of team strength (he's a special now :P) I just hope it's not as predictable as TOF after Cancellara went down.
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Re: Roubaix

Postby RICHARDH » Sun Apr 08, 2012 6:04 pm

I almost didn't , but i wanted to add a Greenedge rider and seeing as his the most likely to be sent up the road, the weather maybe being a factor and the race maybe end in a stalemate with the favorites i figured it was a possibility.
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Re: Roubaix

Postby Livetoride » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:28 pm

Just as well it's a BH tomorrow, as for the winner, that's up to the Cobblestone Gods :D
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Re: Roubaix

Postby familyguy » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:48 pm

12 guys with a 4m:10s lead at 113km done (144 to go): Van Keirsbulck OPQ), Popovych (RNT), De Haes (LTB), Veuchelen, Lindemann (VCD), Boucher (FDJ), Morkov (SAX), Klemme (ARG), Mangel (SAU), Veilleux (EUR), Saramotins (COF) and Janorschke (APP).

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Roubaix

Postby toolonglegs » Sun Apr 08, 2012 8:50 pm

On Telly in 5 minutes but I will have to wait till after lunch :-( .
Edit: all my French girls have put the Telly on for me... Ain't that nice :-) !.

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Re: Roubaix

Postby RobM » Sun Apr 08, 2012 9:45 pm

I miss Fabian :( :( :(

I still have a small hope he will pop up in the chasing bunch, bouncing over the cobbles on the new Trek Domane Medical Bed prototype. 8)

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Roubaix

Postby toolonglegs » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:11 pm

!! BAN ME NOW FOR SWEARING !! that hurt!

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Re: Roubaix

Postby ningnangnong » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:11 pm

That looked really bad.

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Roubaix

Postby Parrott » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:14 pm

Not too many cobble proof bottle holders. Brutal

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Livetoride » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:20 pm

Wish the lads would stop talking in miles....
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Re: Roubaix

Postby Red Rider » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:29 pm

Didn't list Ballan... I have gone for Flecha.

These two have made a break at 75k in a group of 6 to catch the front group.

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Livetoride » Sun Apr 08, 2012 10:48 pm

OUCH... That was bloody thor :(
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Roubaix

Postby toolonglegs » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:01 pm

La classe!

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Red Rider » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:20 pm

Surely he can't hold them off for 50k!?!?!?!

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Livetoride » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:22 pm

I think he will he looks strong and the Sky team and chasing group aren't working well at all
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Re: Roubaix

Postby Red Rider » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:25 pm

Yeah the chase group look like they are all riding on their own, and Tom is slotted in the middle of a train! He's paranormal.

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Re: Roubaix

Postby Livetoride » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:29 pm

I wanna go for a ride :D
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Re: Roubaix

Postby Strange Rover » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:34 pm

Not sure what Sky are doing...almost like they are letting Boonen hang out there??

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Re: Roubaix

Postby CommuRider » Sun Apr 08, 2012 11:41 pm

Are the cobbles usually this dry?
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