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Old 01-05-13, 21:13
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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.

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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...
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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.
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When I look at cycling today, I get the impression that history is repeating itself: riders who are supposed to be rouleurs are climbing passes at the front of the race, and those who are supposed to be climbers are riding time trials at more than 50 kilometres per hour.

The story is beginning again, just as it did 14 years ago
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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.
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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
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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?
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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.

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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?
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And no poll...
It's really appreciated, thank you.
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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 :
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When I look at cycling today, I get the impression that history is repeating itself: riders who are supposed to be rouleurs are climbing passes at the front of the race, and those who are supposed to be climbers are riding time trials at more than 50 kilometres per hour.

The story is beginning again, just as it did 14 years ago
journalist with integrity.

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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.
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