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Fausto Coppi's Handsaw

  • joined Oct 04, 2012
  • last login Apr 21, 2014
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ActiveJet's Owsian gets an owsie on a traffic island. A few DNFs of guys of whom I know nowt.
Commented on Rund um Koln - Live Ticker on Apr 21 2014, 7:01a
When in Rome ...
Commented on The Commentators Curse on Apr 21 2014, 6:56a
Rund um Koln - Live Ticker
Posted on Apr 21 2014, 6:36a
If it's Amstel Gold in those glasses then I'm with Gerro - a polite sip, then pour it into the nearest plant pot.
Commented on Gilbert Wins Amstel in Familiar Fashion on Apr 21 2014, 6:16a
And Simon holds his hand up - but perhaps beats himself up counter-productively with his final line:
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 20 2014, 6:35p
Still no beard win though yet this year, at least in x.1 races or above - is that right?
Commented on Gilbert Wins Amstel in Familiar Fashion on Apr 20 2014, 6:30p - 1 reply
Not the most exciting race I've ever seen and the comparison with Fleche doesn't seem unfair.
Commented on Gilbert Wins Amstel in Familiar Fashion on Apr 20 2014, 6:15p
She's got to be getting paid v.good money to wear that skirt. Poor girl.
Commented on Gilbert Wins Amstel in Familiar Fashion on Apr 20 2014, 12:02p
Dark'n'bitter or white'n'creamy - love it all. Can't have it in the house - doesn't last five minutes.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 7:57a
DNF - one crash for sure - knee trouble.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 7:43a - 1 reply
If those piles of chocolate are going begging ...
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 7:42a - 1 reply
Chocolate - what's not to celebrate ;-)
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 7:01a - 1 reply
Trek have just tweeted they have no riders in the front group.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 6:17a - 1 reply
Subtract Sutherland, in the blue'n'banana-yellow of Saxoff wearing bib #8, and add Marycz, in the carrot orange of CCC wearing bib #192.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 6:12a
Tbf, I reckon Brucie would hold that one in high Estima and Desiree the copyright.
Commented on The Commentators Curse on Apr 20 2014, 5:45a - 1 reply
Add Rory Sutherland and Christophe Riblon.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 5:18a - 1 reply
Men in break, tweeted by Jose Been -
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 5:06a - 1 reply
Now 10 minutes.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 5:03a
Lotto are tweeting about a break with 4' including Pim Ligthart.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race  LIVE on Apr 20 2014, 4:55a - 2 replies
Some slo-mo images from the finish line -
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 3:47p - 1 reply
Latest from Moser and Cannondale -
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 19 2014, 3:35p - 1 reply
Big Frank and Little Frank - I agree, can't possibly fail.
Commented on Amstel Gold Race: Time for the Cauberg on Apr 19 2014, 12:40p - 1 reply
Yeah - Conti riders pass me by - no question. Oops!
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 11:10a
Top 5 -
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 11:08a - 2 replies
And I see he's already got points from 'Ham Sandwich' plus a sixth in Pino Cerami. My bad.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 11:01a
Apparently he 'devance largement' Simon.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 10:59a
Yep - those ten stayed away and sprinted for the win a couple of minutes ago. Shock winner - Demoitie of Wallonie-Bruxelles.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 10:56a - 3 replies
Leaders -
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 10:33a
17kms left - FDJ have missed the move and are leading the chase, 56 seconds down.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 10:32a
Very fluid - of those mentioned above, Simon and Berhane are in the current front group. There are others.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 10:30a
4 times round the final lap is splitting things to bits - the sprinters have already climbed off into the buses.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 10:22a
Ah! French racing - don'cha love it? All back together.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 9:59a
Still no time gap, but there's plenty of teams at the head of the race -
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 9:59a
18 riders now in the lead - others to have joined:
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 9:57a
44kms to go - new break - no time gap.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 9:54a - 1 reply
Fleche Brabanconne went through Waterloo an'all. I see the break has already had its Waterloo - peloton complete.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 9:37a
It gets better. After Brasparts, the riders do something with their loins - "cro cro bonnes!" indeed.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 8:52a - 1 reply
I like this race more and more by the minute - apparently, it goes through a place called Brasparts.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 8:30a - 1 reply
Looks like they've substituted Geoff Soupe instead - to go with Lecuisinier. Might make the zone de ravitaillement a tad more interesting.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 8:26a
Sepulveda sounds just right as a name for a death/doom/sludge metal band.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 8:18a
Sorry! Look on the bright side - SammyD!
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 7:08a
SammyD's getting a free ride - break of two, with a team-mate in it.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 7:04a
Wonder if Berhane is going to suffer for this Europcar WT year?
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 6:59a - 2 replies
103 starters - 3 Chewbaccas DNS - Gerdemann, Stauff, Wesemann.
Commented on Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker on Apr 19 2014, 6:14a
Tour du Finistere - Live Ticker
Posted on Apr 19 2014, 6:12a
On startlists, currently, I'd favour PCS
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 18 2014, 4:19p
Well ... he's got a T in his name, but just the once or twice?
Commented on Amstel Gold Race: Time for the Cauberg on Apr 18 2014, 3:59p - 1 reply
Si - Marcato, a bunch of kids, plus the journeyman off Sojasun that nobody else wanted and who had given up hope of finding a team.
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 18 2014, 11:03a
Really? Who he? I was thinking more Baggy, Geschke and Devenyns - (walks away, whistling with unconvincing nonchalance ...)
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 18 2014, 10:55a - 1 reply
What - there's an Italian SSSSR next week that I've missed?!
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 17 2014, 7:31p - 1 reply
"I see a Rainbow Rising ..."
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 17 2014, 7:25p
Suspect that both Lampre and Giant will be pretty miffed if they don't have a better week than some on that list.
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 17 2014, 7:07p - 2 replies
Possible note of caution on Piti -
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 17 2014, 7:01p - 2 replies
I thought the same as you when reading that sentence first time. However,
Commented on Ardennes Week Team Preview on Apr 17 2014, 6:50p - 1 reply
Elastic band at bottom of sleeve to keep the arm-warmer in position? Or just skin between arm-warmer and mitt?
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 3:32p - 1 reply
Ja, ja, absoluut. Just extending the point. Did anyone pay 18 for Rafal, or 16 for Roman Roche and not take the main man?
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 1:48p
Deadlines are wonderful things for crystallising nebulous problems into (however temporary) workable solutions.
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 11:21a
Future of Cance - just thinking aloud - not saying it's gonna happen - but
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 11:08a - 1 reply
This, or any other, picture of KK could just be substituted for the one used by Chris under the rubric of "Tinkoff's season could be summarized thusly:"
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 11:06a - 1 reply
Be surprised if both parties don't see and realise (assuming money is forthcoming from elsewhere) the benefits of parting and wishing each other the best in the future.
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 10:56a - 1 reply
Notts County FTW! (Thought you'd have had that kit by now - you won it months ago - pics would be good - especially if it fits you.)
Commented on Cobbles Wrap: Top Team Breakdowns! on Apr 17 2014, 10:45a - 1 reply
Of course - paradox.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:56a
Non-VDS - so Sod's Law says SonnyC finally becomes a contender.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:53a - 1 reply
James Murdoch?!!? ... runs >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:52a - 1 reply
Squaring that circle would be a prize worthy of much reward.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:47a - 1 reply
If Cofidis are working, then Adrien Petit to finally start delivering.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:45a - 1 reply
Yeah - this is the sort of thing which is grist to the mill for the package-it-all-up-and-sell-it-to-TV 'reformers'.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:38a - 1 reply
Good call - and less of the pomposity than Agnew.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:29a
Damn strange having this relatively straightforward and predictable race on ES
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:23a - 1 reply
First time I've heard Lloyd this year - always a pleasure.
Commented on GP Denain on Apr 17 2014, 9:20a - 3 replies
Yet I remember seeing some Italian racing live with Italian commentary.
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 9:22a - 2 replies
Calling all fans of jersey-design, especially NatsChamps jersies -
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 8:52a - 3 replies
Similar jacket to last year -
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 8:38a
Always get Turkey - the hosts are, allegedly, extravagant with their largesse.
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 8:33a - 1 reply
Shiner says he's swerving it in favour of the Ardennes -
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 8:29a
Of the 4 Coupe de France races this week
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 8:24a
Excellent - ta. So Tony is leader today, but others are ready, willing and able if required.
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 8:11a
Cecchinel, no Belgies?
Commented on Brabantse Pijl  LIVE on Apr 16 2014, 7:15a
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