Blazing Saddles wrote:Pross wrote:mididoctors wrote:Blazing Saddles wrote:Which is that harder?
1.9kms at 7.9%,(yesterday) or 3.6kms at 7.2%, (today) cos Michael Hutchinson reckons it isn't hard enough to spark any GC action, even though it tops out at exactly the same distance from the finish and it's all downhill until inside the final km.....
I am not a fan of the hutch. he is ok but not a steller pundit. sort of didn't get it that there may be a gc races even if the big break rolls in.
pedestrian insights which fall short of the demands of today's more knowledgable followers
be odd if someone didn't try to clip off and try and get a few seconds
He hasn't really got the experience in top flight road racing to really be a pundit on a day like today. He'd be more in his element on a TT day talking about aerodynamics etc.
Apparently, Rolf Sorensen reckons it's more like a 2nd cat, so I'll go with somebody who would know.
they might just have a day off and let dqs ride it at a high tempo? but it won't be because the climb isn't hard enough.