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by ademort
Sun Aug 11, 2019 07:35 am
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Katusha
Replies: 13
Views: 1224

Re: Katusha

According to the French L’Équipe newspaper the Dane Bjarne Riis 55, wants to takeover the Katusha team. He wants to bring Jakob Fuglsang whose contract runs out with Astana to the team. However in the same article it says that Riis has been in contact with Patrck Lefevere to try and buy his 20% stak...
by ademort
Wed Aug 07, 2019 17:09 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Richie Porte... is he finished?
Replies: 33
Views: 1802

Re: Richie Porte... is he finished?

For me, he showed a lot of promise in his early years but unfortunately never quite deliverd on the big stage. Is he finished, No but will never be the rider we thought he would be.
by ademort
Tue Aug 06, 2019 03:18 am
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.
Replies: 41
Views: 2766

Re: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.

Footage has emerged that confirms he was still in the bunch when the crash happened, so further rumours have no foundation. There was an extra news bulletin yesteday on VTM where a police spokesman said he collided with another rider and fell into a ditch at the side of the road. The ditch containe...
by ademort
Mon Aug 05, 2019 17:03 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.
Replies: 41
Views: 2766

Re: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.

Sadly, the worst possible news is now breaking in Poland. Yet to be confirmed, I stress. https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=pl&u=http://www.sport.pl/kolarstwo/7,64993,25061368,zmarl-bjorg-lambrecht-kolarz-mial-wypadek-na-trasie-tour-de.html&prev=search Seems certain. That's...
by ademort
Mon Aug 05, 2019 16:24 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.
Replies: 41
Views: 2766

Re: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.

Yeah, I posted this earlier in the small race thread. He's been air lifted to a reanimation team in a Polish hospital. Wait and see time, now. https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/bjorg-lambrecht-resuscitated-airlifted-hospital-serious-crash-tour-poland-433774 It was reported that he was taken by hel...
by ademort
Mon Aug 05, 2019 15:41 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.
Replies: 41
Views: 2766

Bjorg Lambrecht given CPR after heavy crash.

The Belgian Lotto Soudal rider fell heavily during todays stage of the Tour Of Poland he was given CPR and taken by ambulance to hospital. I hope he makes a full recovery. :(
by ademort
Sun Aug 04, 2019 08:10 am
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Spoiler ***Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian***
Replies: 46
Views: 1901

Re: Spoiler ***Clasica Ciclista San Sebastian***

Fantastic from Remco, i,ve been following him since he took up cycling. It,s amazing to win your first big race in the same week that you announce that you have split with your long time girlfriend and are moving to Monaco so you can improve your climbing ability and be around some of the best rider...
by ademort
Tue Jul 30, 2019 18:28 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Katusha
Replies: 13
Views: 1224

Re: Katusha

It appears they’re going to merge with Arkea-Samsic Makarov keeps licence so they’ll be world tour. Riding BMC’s. via Wielerflits.nl It also says that both teams only have 11 riders contracted through 2020 so it makes things easy and there is still room for potential transfers. Iguess the other rid...
by ademort
Sun Jul 28, 2019 12:29 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: TDF 2019, Stage 21: Rambouillet > Paris Champs-Élysées 28/07/2019 - 128 km *Spoilers*
Replies: 127
Views: 3523

Re: TDF 2019, Stage 21: Rambouillet > Paris Champs-Élysées 28/07/2019 - 128 km *Spoilers*

Just a quick note on one rider today. Oliver Naesen the Belgian AG2R rider will be using a specially made Steel bike from Eddy Merckx.Heres a link to the story,https://www.hln.be/sport/wielrennen/tour-de-france/oliver-naesen-pakt-op-champs-elysees-uit-met-stalen-merckx-fiets~ad7f5dae/
by ademort
Sat Jul 27, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Tomorrows tour stage shortened.
Replies: 28
Views: 1318

Re: Tomorrows tour stage shortened.

Apparently the massive advertising caravan which passes 2 hours before the riders has been cancelled however the race as it stands still go,s ahead as we speak. This could change though according to some reports.
by ademort
Fri Jul 26, 2019 19:30 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Tomorrows tour stage shortened.
Replies: 28
Views: 1318

Re: Tomorrows tour stage shortened.

Shirley Basso wrote:It’s due to landslides I think


Yes you are right, been confirmed and race will start at 14.30, 15.30 UK time.
by ademort
Fri Jul 26, 2019 19:11 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Tomorrows tour stage shortened.
Replies: 28
Views: 1318

Tomorrows tour stage shortened.

According to dutch tv tomorrows stage of the Tour will only be 59Kms long because of rain, any thoughts anyone.
by ademort
Fri Jun 21, 2019 20:41 pm
Forum: MTB Buying Advice
Topic: MTB shoes and pedals offers.
Replies: 1
Views: 580

MTB shoes and pedals offers.

Does anyone know of any combined MTB shoe and pedal offers going at the moment. I,m looking for a cheap pair of shoes and pedals just for work actually. I,m currently using road pedals SPD,s and shoes but have a fair distance to walk from the bikeshed to the office the SPD,s are wearing out very qui...
by ademort
Thu Jun 20, 2019 15:38 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Dumoulin to miss tour.
Replies: 6
Views: 798

Dumoulin to miss tour.

Tom Dumoulin will not ride the tour de france as he feels his condition is just not good enough.
by ademort
Thu Jun 13, 2019 14:54 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Good news for Froomy.
Replies: 2
Views: 583

Good news for Froomy.

The winner of the 2011 Vuelta Jose Cobo has been disqualified after anomalies in his blood passport.All results achieved by Cobo from 2009 to 2011 have been scrapped, meaning that Christopher Froome is the new winner of the Vuelta 2011. Bradley Wiggins moves up to second and Bauke Mollema third. :D
by ademort
Wed Jun 05, 2019 19:48 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: 2019 Transfers - Rumours and Confirmations
Replies: 712
Views: 47384

Re: 2019 Transfers - Rumours and Confirmations

My guess would be Movistar let everyone else go and keep Valverde and build around Carapaz. Quintana leaving frees up funds to pay Carapaz comparable to Ineos' offer. Allows Carapaz to earn equal money and keep GT leadership (in a Spanish team). According to CyclingPub Carapaz has indicated he woul...
by ademort
Mon Jun 03, 2019 17:44 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: 2019 Transfers - Rumours and Confirmations
Replies: 712
Views: 47384

Re: 2019 Transfers - Rumours and Confirmations

According to the Italian newspaper La Gazetta Dello Sport in last wednesdays paper they said that Carapaz and Brailsford are to meet this week to put pen to paper on a contract to sign for Team Ineos that will increase Carapaz salary by no less than 14 times.His current salary is said to be €150000 ...
by ademort
Wed Apr 24, 2019 18:12 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Some incredible stats by MVDP in the Amstel gold race.
Replies: 0
Views: 524

Some incredible stats by MVDP in the Amstel gold race.

There are some incredible stats on MVDPs Strava data from the AGR take a look.https://www.indeleiderstrui.nl/nieuws/i ... r-gegevens :D
by ademort
Wed Apr 24, 2019 18:12 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Some incredible stats by MVDP in the Amstel gold race.
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Some incredible stats by MVDP in the Amstel gold race.

There are some incredible stats on MVDPs Strava data from the AGR take a look.https://www.indeleiderstrui.nl/nieuws/i ... r-gegevens :D
by ademort
Wed Apr 24, 2019 18:11 pm
Forum: Pro Race
Topic: Some incredible stats by MVDP in the Amstel gold race.
Replies: 0
Views: 248

Some incredible stats by MVDP in the Amstel gold race.

There are some incredible stats on MVDPs Strava data from the AGR take a look.https://www.indeleiderstrui.nl/nieuws/i ... r-gegevens :D

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