Cycling Commentators/Experts Frustations - CyclingNews Forum

Go Back   CyclingNews Forum > Road > Professional road racing

Professional road racing A place to discuss all things related to current professional road races. Here, you can also touch on the latest news relating to professional road racing. A doping discussion free forum.

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-05-13, 21:13
Miburo's Avatar
Miburo Miburo is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4,649
Default Cycling Commentators/Experts Frustations

I'm assuming a thread about this might already exist, if so let's make this the new one and share the frustration of the journalists and commentators their expertise.

Quote:
Johan Museeuw "JVDB2 will podium the tour this year"
Commentators on the dutch eurosport are the worst i've ever heard. Arrogant pricks and don't know anything of cycling.

NOS-people are also pretty bad, the only decent one was Boogerd but i bet he won't be on there again

And no poll...
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 01-05-13, 21:28
The Hitch's Avatar
The Hitch The Hitch is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: London.
Posts: 22,774
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miburo View Post
Quote:
Johan Museeuw "JVDB2 will podium the tour this year"
.
So he is predicting that about 10 gc riders crash out.

ANyway that is nothing compared to the notorious mindblowing stupidity of people like anthony tan and brendan gallackar.
__________________
The Hitch: Winner 2013 Vuelta cq game. Winner, Velorooms prediction game 2012, 2013 (still undefeated). Currently 2nd all time cq rankings.
Quote:
Originally Posted by pre 2009 wiggins
If there's a 1% suspicion or doubt that a team is working with certain doctors, then they shouldn't be invited to the Tour de France - as simple as that.
journalist with integrity.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-05-13, 21:32
LaFlorecita's Avatar
LaFlorecita LaFlorecita is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Utrecht, The Netherlands
Posts: 15,469
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miburo View Post
I'm assuming a thread about this might already exist, if so let's make this the new one and share the frustration of the journalists and commentators their expertise.



Commentators on the dutch eurosport are the worst i've ever heard. Arrogant pricks and don't know anything of cycling.

NOS-people are also pretty bad, the only decent one was Boogerd but i bet he won't be on there again

And no poll...
Yea Michael is nice.
__________________
"The second place is not good."
The great Alberto Contador
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-05-13, 21:35
Miburo's Avatar
Miburo Miburo is online now
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4,649
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hitch View Post
So he is predicting that about 10 gc riders crash out.

ANyway that is nothing compared to the notorious mindblowing stupidity of people like anthony tan and brendan gallackar.
Share some quotes, should be good for a lol
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 01-05-13, 21:49
El Pistolero's Avatar
El Pistolero El Pistolero is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Posts: 14,170
Default

Yeah because it's such a dumb thing to say someone who got fourth in the Tour can podium.

Really now? From all the stupid things you could chose that's how you start of your thread?
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by Ryo Hazuki View Post
horrible. boonen just the same guy as years before and this course is too hard for him. that's why he rode like a coward there were at least 3 guys stronger than boonen today and none of them won: sagan, ballan, pozzato
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hitch
Goss will woop boonens candy ass in a sprint he cares about, any day of the week
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 01-05-13, 21:51
Afrank's Avatar
Afrank Afrank is offline
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: Oregon
Posts: 8,262
Default

Phil Liggett.
__________________
Be the Goat

Fabio Aru: "si muore sulla bici"
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 01-05-13, 22:03
theyoungest theyoungest is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 12,022
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miburo View Post
I'm assuming a thread about this might already exist, if so let's make this the new one and share the frustration of the journalists and commentators their expertise.



Commentators on the dutch eurosport are the worst i've ever heard. Arrogant pricks and don't know anything of cycling.

NOS-people are also pretty bad, the only decent one was Boogerd but i bet he won't be on there again

And no poll...
I had hoped the NOS would stop broadcasting cycling in the aftermath of the Armstrong story... but alas, it seems they haven't. Curious to see what will happen to Boogie though.

Quote:
Originally Posted by The Hitch View Post
So he is predicting that about 10 gc riders crash out.

ANyway that is nothing compared to the notorious mindblowing stupidity of people like anthony tan and brendan gallackar.
Anthony Tan? Is he the Aussie with the amazingly annoying voice and ditto writing style?
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 01-05-13, 22:05
cineteq's Avatar
cineteq cineteq is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Montreal, Canada
Posts: 6,596
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miburo View Post
And no poll...
It's really appreciated, thank you.
__________________
Quote:
Ban team radios!
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 01-05-13, 22:12
The Hitch's Avatar
The Hitch The Hitch is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: London.
Posts: 22,774
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Miburo View Post
Share some quotes, should be good for a lol
Anthony Tan is so sickening people on this forum generally slam anyone who even brings him up. And i apologize in advance.

He presents ozzie tdf coverage with some other bonehead

I remember 1 comment was that Cadel Evans would comfortably put 4 minutes into Samuel Sanchez in the 2011 tt. I mean natiohnal cycling expert, you cant make this stuff up.

glackar is wiggins ghost writer (well 1 of them) . Lots of the stupdity he comes up with is clinic (eg the only reason British riders werent winning the Tour de France in the 90's and 2000's was because British riders dont take drugs like everyone else).

But since this the road section, his rabobank folding article was memorable. He wrote that they won x ammount of tdf stages " the last of which came when Luis Leon Sanchez won into Saint-Flour in 2011". - apologies if you banged your head against your desk like i did.

He also said before the Vuelta that Froome has to win the Vuelta in order to have any claim at leading the Tour in 2013.
So in other words beat Froome when he is under orders not beat you>>>>> beat Contador on a mountain fest, while off form because you just spend your season peak domestiquing for someone at the Tour :
__________________
The Hitch: Winner 2013 Vuelta cq game. Winner, Velorooms prediction game 2012, 2013 (still undefeated). Currently 2nd all time cq rankings.
Quote:
Originally Posted by pre 2009 wiggins
If there's a 1% suspicion or doubt that a team is working with certain doctors, then they shouldn't be invited to the Tour de France - as simple as that.
journalist with integrity.

Last edited by The Hitch; 01-05-13 at 22:15.
Reply With Quote
  #10  
Old 01-05-13, 22:28
Red Rick's Avatar
Red Rick Red Rick is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 2,429
Default

NOS is pretty bad. When Smeets is commentating I imediately switch to sporza. Dijkstra tells way to much about the scenery and Ducrot tends to hyperbole everything, which can be funny but it's very informative.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 14:35.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Copyright 2006 - 2009 Future Publishing Limited. All rights reserved. Future Publishing Limited is part of the Future plc group. Future Publishing Limited is a company registered in England and Wales with company registration number 2008885 whose registered office is at Beauford Court 30 Monmouth Street Bath, UK BA1 2BW England.