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  • blazing_saddlesblazing_saddles Posts: 16,612
    Apparently Michael Goolaerts is in a very bad way, after his crash.
    "Science is a tool for cheaters". An anonymous French PE teacher.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Wuyts on Stannard’s appearance at the front

    “So Sky are also taking part”


    :lol:
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Apparently Michael Goolaerts is in a very bad way, after his crash.

    Yes just heard; unconscious.
  • No_Ta_DoctorNo_Ta_Doctor Posts: 10,196
    Goolaerts rumoured to have been in very bad shape after crash, just rumours as far as I've heard, won't spread further than that.
    “Road racing was over and the UCI had banned my riding positions on the track, so it was like ‘Jings, crivvens, help ma Boab, what do I do now? I know, I’ll go away and be depressed for 10 years’.”

    @DrHeadgear

    The Vikings are coming!
  • No_Ta_DoctorNo_Ta_Doctor Posts: 10,196
    Degenkolb mechanical
    “Road racing was over and the UCI had banned my riding positions on the track, so it was like ‘Jings, crivvens, help ma Boab, what do I do now? I know, I’ll go away and be depressed for 10 years’.”

    @DrHeadgear

    The Vikings are coming!
  • Wuyts on Stannard’s appearance at the front

    “So Sky are also taking part”


    :lol:

    Is Stannard really only 30 yr old ?

    Hard paper round methinks.

    Hope Goolaerts is ok .
    Trek,,,, too cool for school ,, apparently
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    17km till Arenberg
  • No_Ta_DoctorNo_Ta_Doctor Posts: 10,196
    Arenberg in 13km
    “Road racing was over and the UCI had banned my riding positions on the track, so it was like ‘Jings, crivvens, help ma Boab, what do I do now? I know, I’ll go away and be depressed for 10 years’.”

    @DrHeadgear

    The Vikings are coming!
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    A lot of punctures today no?
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Christ Sporza reporting “reanimatie” for Goolaerts after his heart has stopped.
  • WHAT ! Christ that sound awful.
    Trek,,,, too cool for school ,, apparently
  • slim_boy_fatslim_boy_fat Posts: 1,808
    Christ Sporza reporting “reanimatie” for Goolaerts after his heart has stopped.
    Just seen that on Twitter and apparently confirmed by his team manager. Awful. Hope he pulls through.
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,420
    Eurgh, really hope he is ok. That’s horrendous
  • blazing_saddlesblazing_saddles Posts: 16,612
    Anyhow, enough of that for now.

    Beer for the d'Arenberg. 10kms to the first big selection point. The charge will start soon
    "Science is a tool for cheaters". An anonymous French PE teacher.
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,420
    Sky pushing on at the front
  • blazing_saddlesblazing_saddles Posts: 16,612
    Haveluy section is reported as in bad condition
    "Science is a tool for cheaters". An anonymous French PE teacher.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Terpstra 3rd from the front. Hasn’t left the top 20 all day.
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Crash. Nasty one.
  • bobmcstuffbobmcstuff Posts: 9,319
    Big old crash there
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Langeveld down. Trentin down and looks like he’s out
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,420
    Ooof, someone in black hit the deck hard
  • bobmcstuffbobmcstuff Posts: 9,319
    Looks like Trentin's day is over
  • bikes`n`gunsbikes`n`guns Posts: 959
    edited April 2018
    Aye, few grazed knees there.

    Matteo looking a bit tangled up.
    Trek,,,, too cool for school ,, apparently
  • rick_chaseyrick_chasey Posts: 53,360 Lives Here
    Here we go.
  • Game on, they just took a serious turn ! haha
    Trek,,,, too cool for school ,, apparently
  • kingstoniankingstonian Posts: 2,420
    Arenberg !!!!!
  • smithy21smithy21 Posts: 2,204
    Beautiful. Out this morning, just back. Make a sandwich and sit down. Arenberg time.
  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 24,525
    Smaller peloton than usual hitting Arenberg
    Twitter: @RichN95
  • bobmcstuffbobmcstuff Posts: 9,319
    Sagan's using up Burghardt a bit early. Where's Oss?
  • bobmcstuffbobmcstuff Posts: 9,319
    Ignore me, there he is :(

    QS off the front! With a Trek rider.
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