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Tour de Yorkshire 2018

r0bhr0bh Posts: 1,470
edited December 2017 in Pro race
Just announced it is increasing to 4 days for the men and 2 days for the women

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  • very good!
  • gsk82gsk82 Posts: 2,918
    Is it strange that the women's race will be on the Thursday and Friday?
    "Unfortunately these days a lot of people don’t understand the real quality of a bike" Ernesto Colnago
  • gsk82 wrote:
    Is it strange that the women's race will be on the Thursday and Friday?


    Most of the stages in the Womens Tour are weekday, doesnt seem to dent the numbers who turn out roadside
  • gsk82gsk82 Posts: 2,918
    gsk82 wrote:
    Is it strange that the women's race will be on the Thursday and Friday?


    Most of the stages in the Womens Tour are weekday, doesnt seem to dent the numbers who turn out roadside

    I suspect that it means that the first 2 days of the mens race will have pretty easy routes. the tdy organisers don't seem to want to make women go up hill.

    I hope they sort out their big mistake from this year. having 2 flat stages so everything comes down to the last stage was incredibly dull and took away the whole point of it been a stage race.
    "Unfortunately these days a lot of people don’t understand the real quality of a bike" Ernesto Colnago
  • frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 24,917
    frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
    150 riders taking it in turns to have a crack at the Hour Record would be better than this year's ToB
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • inseineinseine Posts: 5,781
    RichN95 wrote:
    frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
    150 riders taking it in turns to have a crack at the Hour Record would be better than this year's ToB
    Well we've just seen that a TT can be way more interesting than the ToB.
  • inseine wrote:
    RichN95 wrote:
    frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
    150 riders taking it in turns to have a crack at the Hour Record would be better than this year's ToB
    Well we've just seen that a TT can be way more interesting than the ToB.


    That hill climb yday?
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 24,917
    inseine wrote:
    RichN95 wrote:
    frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
    150 riders taking it in turns to have a crack at the Hour Record would be better than this year's ToB
    Well we've just seen that a TT can be way more interesting than the ToB.
    Yeah, but with the Hour, there's only one person on the track at a time.
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • The_BoyThe_Boy Posts: 3,099
    RichN95 wrote:
    inseine wrote:
    RichN95 wrote:
    frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
    150 riders taking it in turns to have a crack at the Hour Record would be better than this year's ToB
    Well we've just seen that a TT can be way more interesting than the ToB.
    Yeah, but with the Hour, there's only one person on the track at a time.

    Not with the Budweiser super multi-hour challenge...
    Team My Man 2018: David gaudu, Pierre Latour, Romain Bardet, Thibaut pinot, Alexandre Geniez, Florian Senechal, Warren Barguil, Benoit Cosnefroy
  • The_Boy wrote:
    RichN95 wrote:
    inseine wrote:
    RichN95 wrote:
    frankly anything is better than this year's ToB
    150 riders taking it in turns to have a crack at the Hour Record would be better than this year's ToB
    Well we've just seen that a TT can be way more interesting than the ToB.
    Yeah, but with the Hour, there's only one person on the track at a time.

    Not with the Budweiser super multi-hour challenge...

    Is that the one that guarantees the American audience get to see an hour record by allowing the riders two hours in which to complete the distance?
  • gsk82gsk82 Posts: 2,918
    "Unfortunately these days a lot of people don’t understand the real quality of a bike" Ernesto Colnago
  • AnonymousAnonymous Posts: 79,692
    Hope it will be a tad warmer next year.....bloody freezing at the Top of Hollings Hil :D
  • joelsimjoelsim Posts: 7,552
    Just as they get to the final of stage 2 it'll be 'entre cote de cow & calf'.
  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 9,148
    that is good. thou the three day men was ok... short and brutal.
    "If I was a 38 year old man, I definitely wouldn't be riding a bright yellow bike with Hello Kitty disc wheels, put it that way. What we're witnessing here is the world's most high profile mid-life crisis" Afx237vi Mon Jul 20, 2009 2:43 pm
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