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josamejosame Posts: 1,052
What are our thoughts on which GC riders will do both?
I see lopez, Pinot, Valvepitti (obvs), Roglic, Dumoulin, Carapaz, Buchmann and Mas on pcs
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  • blazing_saddlesblazing_saddles Posts: 15,618
    edited 24 September
    If PCS are right, Lopez is going to be a busy boy.
    They also have him down for the Giro.
    Pretty sure he can't make those transfers! :D
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  • mididoctorsmididoctors Posts: 8,394
    Arn't next year's tour hopefuls going to go?
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  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,641
    What's the period that a rider must be off the bike following a concussion? Wondering if we might see Bardet in either Italy or Spain.
  • ProssPross Posts: 23,756
    I assumed Dumoulin would be doing the Giro as leader hence not going too hard at the Tour. Adam Yates and Uran maybe?
  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,641

    If PCS are right, Lopez is going to be a busy boy.
    They also have him down for the Giro.
    Pretty sure he can't make those transfers! :D

    PCS still have Eddie Dunbar on the long list for Ireland to ride the World Championships RR.
  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,641
    Pross said:

    I assumed Dumoulin would be doing the Giro as leader hence not going too hard at the Tour. Adam Yates and Uran maybe?

    Kruijswick to lead J-V C-Team at the Giro I believe. Whoever leads them at the Vuelta will get the B-Team.
  • DeadCalm said:

    If PCS are right, Lopez is going to be a busy boy.
    They also have him down for the Giro.
    Pretty sure he can't make those transfers! :D

    PCS still have Eddie Dunbar on the long list for Ireland to ride the World Championships RR.
    I find these are much more accurate and confirmed teams get a green tick.
    He's also down to ride here, but as yet the team is unconfirmed:

    http://www.cyclingfever.com/editie.html?detp=view&_ap=startlijst&editie_idd=Mjk4MDc=
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  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,641

    DeadCalm said:

    If PCS are right, Lopez is going to be a busy boy.
    They also have him down for the Giro.
    Pretty sure he can't make those transfers! :D

    PCS still have Eddie Dunbar on the long list for Ireland to ride the World Championships RR.
    I find these are much more accurate and confirmed teams get a green tick.
    He's also down to ride here, but as yet the team is unconfirmed:

    http://www.cyclingfever.com/editie.html?detp=view&_ap=startlijst&editie_idd=Mjk4MDc=
    Thanks. I knew about that site but rarely went there. It does look more likely than PCS. Wrt Dunbar, I guess he's a possible for the Giro, but he isn't riding the World Champs RR. The Irish have announced their team and he isn't in it which suggests that he's probably not doing the Giro either.
  • andypandyp Posts: 8,269
    Given the very busy calendar for the next 6-8 weeks, I'd be surprised if Dunbar isn't down for one of the Giro or the Vuelta. I'm assuming he had surgery on his collarbone to accelerate his recovery.
  • josamejosame Posts: 1,052
    Thanks for link - re Vuelta looks like Landa can be added
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  • RichN95.RichN95. Posts: 23,841
    A mountain going to the Vuelta from its usual place at the Tour is the Tourmalet. This is what it looked like yesterday


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  • webboowebboo Posts: 2,674
    The Yorkshire Wolds at Wharram Le Street looked a bit like that yesterday evening.
  • gsk82gsk82 Posts: 2,643
    webboo said:

    The Yorkshire Wolds at Wharram Le Street looked a bit like that yesterday evening.

    So did my parents garden not far away in Hull
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  • yorkshirerawyorkshireraw Posts: 1,072
    Bernal?....
  • No_Ta_DoctorNo_Ta_Doctor Posts: 9,941
    RichN95. said:

    A mountain going to the Vuelta from its usual place at the Tour is the Tourmalet. This is what it looked like yesterday


    Let's hope it stays like that so we can watch Paris-Roubaix in peace.
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  • davidofdavidof Posts: 2,305
    No Nibali for the Giro by the looks of things, he can't even drop a 1950s mountain train

  • me-109me-109 Posts: 1,302
    Equally Pantani is not leaving them for dust. ;)
  • gsk82gsk82 Posts: 2,643
    davidof said:

    No Nibali for the Giro by the looks of things, he can't even drop a 1950s mountain train

    It sounds like he needs to tune his derailleurs.
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  • phreakphreak Posts: 2,115
    davidof said:

    No Nibali for the Giro by the looks of things, he can't even drop a 1950s mountain train

    The Giro is a lovely race. Just has a class and elan you don't get with the Tour.
  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,641

    Bernal?....

    On the Breakaway last night it was mentioned that Ineos have confirmed that Bernal is done for the season. They also said that Thomas has been ordered to stay off the bike for 4 weeks, effectively meaning his season is also over.
  • blazing_saddlesblazing_saddles Posts: 15,618
    DeadCalm said:

    Bernal?....

    On the Breakaway last night it was mentioned that Ineos have confirmed that Bernal is done for the season. They also said that Thomas has been ordered to stay off the bike for 4 weeks, effectively meaning his season is also over.
    At least Ineos can go straight into stage hunting mode with this one.
    Roglic is bringing Dom with him to the Vuelta, so it's book your tickets and all aboard the JV train again.
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  • DeadCalmDeadCalm Posts: 3,641

    DeadCalm said:

    Bernal?....

    On the Breakaway last night it was mentioned that Ineos have confirmed that Bernal is done for the season. They also said that Thomas has been ordered to stay off the bike for 4 weeks, effectively meaning his season is also over.
    At least Ineos can go straight into stage hunting mode with this one.
    Roglic is bringing Dom with him to the Vuelta, so it's book your tickets and all aboard the JV train again.
    Yes. I just saw that. Ho hum.

    And actually, I think they said Thomas was to stay off the bike for 3 weeks, not 4. Either way, his season is over.
  • kingstongrahamkingstongraham Posts: 11,261
    What the peloton could look like if they all did collaborations like EF

  • blazing_saddlesblazing_saddles Posts: 15,618

    What the peloton could look like if they all did collaborations like EF

    If you have a look in the World Tour Kit thread that I bumped earlier this morning you will find a few more...................er.............creations in there, plus a link to all the others.

    Ineos Grenadiers have this monstrosity:



    I think I like Bora's the best, but I'm not sure if I might grow to hate it.


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  • ProssPross Posts: 23,756
    The Ineos one doesn't look much different other than the text font. I liked the CCC one for some reason.
  • kingstongrahamkingstongraham Posts: 11,261
    At least the Bora one might be affrodable. I like the Vini one, but the jersey would probably cost over £1000.
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