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Douglas Ansel

  • joined Aug 09, 2009
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
  • posts 268
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Grad student at Notre Dame, bike racer. Really, I love all things bike. Especially when mud is involved.

And coffee. I heart the coffees.

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Recent Activity
I think you're right about Conta not putting much time into him
Commented on Le Tour Stage 18: Nibali Stamps Authority On His Tour on Jul 25 2014, 12:13a
It's almost like he attacks every time someone writes or says "Froome and Contador out of the Tour", just to make a point
Commented on Le Tour Stage 18: Nibali Stamps Authority On His Tour on Jul 24 2014, 3:29p
Let's hope for the sake of my eyes I don't see more of the Polka dots and neon yellow combo
Commented on Le Tour Stage 18: Nibali Stamps Authority On His Tour on Jul 24 2014, 3:28p
Have we given up on picking Sagan in order to make someone else win?
Commented on Le Tour Stage 19: Sprinting through the Dordogne on Jul 24 2014, 3:27p - 1 reply
Le Tour Stage 18: Nibali Stamps Authority On His Tour
Posted on Jul 24 2014, 12:47p
They should hit the bottom of the Tourmalet about 9:15-9:30 AM EST, if you wanna know when to flip on the telly
Commented on Le Tour Stage 18: Ruh roh...Hautacam on Jul 23 2014, 10:31p
I'm making that prediction more based off J-Rod's implosion than anything else, really
Commented on Le Tour Stage 17: Majka Doubles Up on Jul 23 2014, 10:26p
Oh, I bet he's super upset about losing 5 points in the green jersey comp...
Commented on Le Tour Stage 17: Majka Doubles Up on Jul 23 2014, 3:25p - 1 reply
Le Tour Stage 17: Majka Doubles Up
Posted on Jul 23 2014, 2:52p
I really do think the revamping of the points system a few years ago is working
Commented on A Battle for the Polka Dots? on Jul 22 2014, 10:10p - 1 reply
Le Tour Stage 17: A Battle Royale
Posted on Jul 22 2014, 6:44p
A Battle for the Polka Dots?
Posted on Jul 22 2014, 6:15p
Le Tour Stage 16: Rogers Solos In
Posted on Jul 22 2014, 2:47p
Le Tour Stage 15: Heartbreak For Bauer as Kristoff Wins
Posted on Jul 20 2014, 12:12p
Le Tour Stage 14: Majka Lifts Saxo Spirits
Posted on Jul 19 2014, 3:29p
It's easy when we all say the same thing ;-)
Commented on Nibali Talking Points: Nibali vs. the Ghosts on Jul 18 2014, 4:13p - 1 reply
I know, I'm beginning to think it would've been more of a three way fight for yellow than just Conta v. Froome, even without Stg 5
Commented on Le Tour Stage 13: Nibali Asserts His Dominance on Jul 18 2014, 3:38p - 1 reply
Le Tour Stage 13: Nibali Asserts His Dominance
Posted on Jul 18 2014, 3:08p
Omigod, my eyesight. Every time my brain reads the first L in Blel as a lower case I
Commented on A Tour for France? on Jul 17 2014, 9:40p
A Tour for France?
Posted on Jul 17 2014, 4:04p
Le Tour Stage 12: Kristoff Barrels Home
Posted on Jul 17 2014, 1:39p
Le Tour Stage 12: Can Sagan Finally Win It?
Posted on Jul 16 2014, 10:46p
Le Tour Stage 11: Another Day For The Break?
Posted on Jul 16 2014, 12:07a
But is that what Big Mig had to do too?
Commented on Tour Turned Upside Down After Contador Crashes Out on Jul 14 2014, 9:38p
Tour Turned Upside Down After Contador Crashes Out
Posted on Jul 14 2014, 2:25p
I had a friend with a minor in literature "help" me mid-writeup during the stage
Commented on Le Tour Stage 9: Martin Mashes the Mountains on Jul 13 2014, 10:57p
Le Tour Stage 9: Martin Mashes the Mountains
Posted on Jul 13 2014, 11:35a
Le Tour Stage 8: Kadri Wins One For France
Posted on Jul 12 2014, 11:47a
Le Tour Stage 7: Trentin Wins by Narrowest of Margins
Posted on Jul 11 2014, 2:28p
Le Tour Stage 6: Greipel's Back
Posted on Jul 10 2014, 2:59p
True, and I'm not in charge of the Vuelta...
Commented on FROOME OUT OF THE TOUR; BOOM WINS ON COBBLES; NIBALI ACES TEST on Jul 10 2014, 9:33a - 1 reply
You wouldn't be the only one
Commented on FROOME OUT OF THE TOUR; BOOM WINS ON COBBLES; NIBALI ACES TEST on Jul 10 2014, 9:31a - 1 reply
When I'm racing, I run 5.8bar (85psi) in my 25mm tubulars. Cornering, road feel, grip, not bouncing around most important to me
Commented on FROOME OUT OF THE TOUR; BOOM WINS ON COBBLES; NIBALI ACES TEST on Jul 9 2014, 6:21p
Also a tailwind, unlike in Roubaix when they run the opposite way into prevailing headwind
Commented on FROOME OUT OF THE TOUR; BOOM WINS ON COBBLES; NIBALI ACES TEST on Jul 9 2014, 6:09p - 1 reply
And elbowing OPQS guys out of the way later in the stage on the cobbles
Commented on FROOME OUT OF THE TOUR; BOOM WINS ON COBBLES; NIBALI ACES TEST on Jul 9 2014, 6:04p
It's okay, Andy crashed out before you picked his wine...
Commented on Le Tour Stage 5: Things Going Bump in Daylight on Jul 8 2014, 1:33p - 1 reply
Le Tour Stage 4: Kittel... Again (Surprise!)
Posted on Jul 8 2014, 1:28p
Yah, I was surprised at that
Commented on Le Tour Stage 3: Kittel Does What Kittel Does on Jul 7 2014, 9:55p
Sounds about right
Commented on Le Tour Stage 3: Kittel Does What Kittel Does on Jul 7 2014, 4:24p - 1 reply
Editor fatigue sets in fast at grand tours
Commented on Le Tour Stage 3: Kittel Does What Kittel Does on Jul 7 2014, 12:19p
Le Tour Stage 3: Kittel Does What Kittel Does
Posted on Jul 7 2014, 11:54a
Well if he'd have chased it down, I doubt he would've beat GVA and Kwiatkowski after that effort
Commented on Le Tour Stage 2: Nibali Takes Canny Win on Jul 7 2014, 10:45a
Second on that jersey comment!
Commented on Le Tour Stage 2: Nibali Takes Canny Win on Jul 6 2014, 10:10p
Le Tour Stage 2: Nibali Takes Canny Win
Posted on Jul 6 2014, 3:36p
Tour de France Stage 1: Cavendish Crashes as Kittel Wins
Posted on Jul 5 2014, 3:32p
Tour de France GC Preview
Posted on Jul 4 2014, 2:40p
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