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pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
edited September 2018 in The bottom bracket
Who's following T-A? Can you fill me in?

I see Yates was lurking around at the end there. When is he going to start getting wins instead of being nearly man?
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  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,171
    Cav’s finished I’m afraid to say.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    webboo wrote:
    Cav’s finished I’m afraid to say.

    He peaked a long time ago.

    What's that got to do with T-A?
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  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,707
    Has anyone heard from Pantani lately?
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 14,214
    pinno wrote:
    webboo wrote:
    Cav’s finished I’m afraid to say.

    He peaked a long time ago.

    What's that got to do with T-A?
    He crashed out in the opening stage.
    Unless you mean a different T-A.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,171
    Maybe he means the reservists are what ever the T.A are called this week.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    pblakeney wrote:
    pinno wrote:
    webboo wrote:
    Cav’s finished I’m afraid to say.

    He peaked a long time ago.

    What's that got to do with T-A?
    He crashed out in the opening stage.

    Again?! Without Sagan's help?
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  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 14,214
    pinno wrote:
    pblakeney wrote:
    pinno wrote:
    webboo wrote:
    Cav’s finished I’m afraid to say.

    He peaked a long time ago.

    What's that got to do with T-A?
    He crashed out in the opening stage.

    Again?! Without Sagan's help?
    It seems to be a regular occurrence these days.
    Not sure if he manages to stay upright on his own but can't manage it in a race.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    I think he lost his nerve when he became a Dad,
    Anyway, he's supposed to have learning difficulties and so, in retrospect and with that in mind, he's had a great career. Perhaps with a bit of luck, he'll surpass Mercx's TDF stage wins.
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  • pblakeneypblakeney Posts: 14,214
    The irony of crashing more often when you become worried about crashing.
    The above may be fact, or fiction, I may be serious, I may be jesting.
    I am not sure. You have no chance.
    veronese68 wrote:
    PB is the most sensible person on here.
  • webboowebboo Posts: 3,171
    Didn’t he used to work in a bank as teenager. He’s every so slightly obsessed, so maybe on the Autistic spectrum. So not majorly learning disabled.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    webboo wrote:
    Didn’t he used to work in a bank as teenager. He’s every so slightly obsessed, so maybe on the Autistic spectrum. So not majorly learning disabled.

    I thought that was a prerequisite attribute to be a banker.
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  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    webboo wrote:
    Cav’s finished I’m afraid to say.


    I’m afraid to say that’s no great shame or loss really.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,579
    He crashed during the opening team time trial, which seems oddly unlucky. Off camera, or Eurosport feed camera anyway, so haven't seen how / why it happened. So if that is the 3rd time unlucky / accidents happen in 3s then makes him a fair bet for success later in season, n'est-ce pas?
  • Can someone post that Cav is finished in Pro Race, just to set off the gimps and wobblies.

    Froome was mr domestique today
    I'm sorry you don't believe in miracles
  • MatthewfalleMatthewfalle Posts: 17,380
    Can someone post that Cav is finished in Pro Race, just to set off the gimps and wobblies.

    Froome was mr domestique today


    If you pm me suitable wording then count me in.
    Postby team47b » Sun Jun 28, 2015 11:53 am

    De Sisti wrote:
    This is one of the silliest threads I've come across. :lol:

    Recognition at last Matthew, well done!, a justified honour :D
    smithy21 wrote:

    He's right you know.
  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,930
    Can someone post that Cav is finished in Pro Race, just to set off the gimps and wobblies.

    Froome was mr domestique today


    If you pm me suitable wording then count me in.
    Is he finished, because he no longer hasn’t access to the sky doctors - that will keep them going for a while
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    tlw1 wrote:
    Is he finished, because he no longer hasn’t access to the sky doctors - that will keep them going for a while

    Where have you been?!
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    Sorry, that was a stupid question wasn't it. :wink:
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  • tlw1tlw1 Posts: 18,930
    pinno wrote:
    Sorry, that was a stupid question wasn't it. :wink:
    I was worried
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    Nibali, Nibali, Nibali.
    Cav, Cav, Cav: not again?!

    M-SR for me is the start of the season proper but actually, I only watch it because of that when in actual fact it's almost always a bit dull. The Strada Bianchi or E3 Harelbeke is almost always more interesting' However, that finish was rather good even if nothing happened until two thirds up the Poggio.
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  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,579
    That has to be the happen in 3s done now for Cavendish shurely? Faites vos jeux for later in year.

    Here goes. How come Sagan looks like your regular fat bloke on a bike and yet is world champion?
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    orraloon wrote:
    That has to be the happen in 3s done now for Cavendish shurely? Faites vos jeux for later in year.

    Here goes. How come Sagan looks like your regular fat bloke on a bike and yet is world champion?

    He's using the season to train for the worlds.
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    Not visually good but the E3 Harelbeke does produce some good racing.

    Must have been one painfull last 10k's for Terpstra.
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  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,579
    Just watched E3 on record. The boy dun good. I like Belgium. Might go and live there.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    Have you seen GW yet?
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  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    Finally caught up on the Giro and watched today's stage.
    Great to see Yates foregoing bonus seconds and allowing his team mate to take the win.
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  • orraloonorraloon Posts: 7,579
    Yeah, that was a good stage to watch. Will Yates regret the foregone bonus seconds further on?
  • homers_doublehomers_double Posts: 6,707
    From my limited pro-race experience young Simon could be one to watch
    Advocate of disc brakes.
  • hopkinbhopkinb Posts: 6,097
    He looked very strong going off the front at the end there, Yates that is. He'd not stuck his nose in the wind though, seeing as how Smiler was up front. Still, a good stage I thought.
  • pinnopinno Posts: 40,277
    From my limited pro-race experience young Simon could be one to watch

    He's been on the radar for a while now.
    Bit to go if he wants to be a GC contender as he is very much a climber. Will need to improve his TT'ing but he's a very likeable chap.

    Anyway, the Giro is already delivering. It's by far the best GT.
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