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Re: The New Danish Generation

22 Apr 2018 10:32

In an interview he said his hospital bed was soaked in blood. And then:

"In the old days blood doping was the thing. So it's a shame to waste it like that. I don't now how much... half a liter perhaps."

:D
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Re: The New Danish Generation

22 Apr 2018 11:21

Baldinger wrote:In an interview he said his hospital bed was soaked in blood. And then:

"In the old days blood doping was the thing. So it's a shame to waste it like that. I don't now how much... half a liter perhaps."

:D

Lmao, thats quite fun actually :D
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23 Apr 2018 12:30

Broccolidwarf wrote:He tweeted from his hospital bed later, that he had to forego the ITT tomorrow, because the bandages did not fit with his TT bike setup.


He found a way to race anyway and came in sixth.
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23 Apr 2018 20:06

Baldinger wrote:
Broccolidwarf wrote:He tweeted from his hospital bed later, that he had to forego the ITT tomorrow, because the bandages did not fit with his TT bike setup.


He found a way to race anyway and came in sixth.


Hehe, I love this kid - viking indeed :D
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25 May 2018 23:23

For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.
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26 May 2018 06:34

Especially considering the fact that he's only riding the Giro because Nizzolo was unable to ride.
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26 May 2018 17:33

Squire wrote:For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.


Unhappy with the treatment of EG - There is no way he should have been riding the Giro and even worse finishing the race - His team should be ashamed.
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26 May 2018 18:26

yaco wrote:
Squire wrote:For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.


Unhappy with the treatment of EG - There is no way he should have been riding the Giro and even worse finishing the race - His team should be ashamed.

He is 23 years old, please stop. Gosh..
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26 May 2018 19:40

yaco wrote:
Squire wrote:For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.


Unhappy with the treatment of EG - There is no way he should have been riding the Giro and even worse finishing the race - His team should be ashamed.


True, he wasn't supposed to have ridden, and Andersen said as much. However, he's been doing quite well - for a neo-pro - so there'd have been absolutely no point in pulling him out.
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26 May 2018 19:43

Valv.Piti wrote:
yaco wrote:
Squire wrote:For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.


Unhappy with the treatment of EG - There is no way he should have been riding the Giro and even worse finishing the race - His team should be ashamed.

He is 23 years old, please stop. Gosh..


Yeah, look what stability and third week strength the Yates brothers have gotten from being sugarcoated in and prematurely pulled out of their first GT's (primarily Simon, of course).
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27 May 2018 07:35

yaco wrote:
Squire wrote:For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.


Unhappy with the treatment of EG - There is no way he should have been riding the Giro and even worse finishing the race - His team should be ashamed.


He's the same age as Mohoric...who already won two stages in a GT.
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27 May 2018 08:37

GenericBoonenFan wrote:
yaco wrote:
Squire wrote:For being a neo-pro, Niklas Eg has been quietly impressive in the Giro. Still in the race, and yesterday he finished 22nd out of the peloton on Prato Nevoso, close to the 10th-20th placed GC riders. He also had a good ride on the Zoncolan.


Unhappy with the treatment of EG - There is no way he should have been riding the Giro and even worse finishing the race - His team should be ashamed.


He's the same age as Mohoric...who already won two stages in a GT.


Mohoric turned pro when he was 19 and is in his 4th year in World Tour right now. Niklas Eg is riding his first professional season and didnt ride his bike in 13’ and 14’ because of injury.

Doesnt make sense to compare these two at all.
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27 May 2018 08:43

^ Wasn't it some weird illness?

But the point still stands that there's no point in pulling a guy who's doing fine out of the race, and for a selected-at-the-last-minute neo-pro he has indeed been doing fine.
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08 Oct 2018 16:17

Here's something I've been thinking a bit about the last few days; I really don't envy the poor sod who has to pick the Danish Cyclist of the Year.
Let's be honest; for a couple of years it was basically pick the rider who's done anything noteworthy this year, and call it a day. Søren Kragh Andersen got it back in 2015 for a stage win in the Tour des Fjords!
Which... is kinda weird when you consider that Jesper Hansen won Tour of Norway the same year...
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08 Oct 2018 17:23

Well it has gotta be Valgren. Won a very hard raced Amstel, which is the biggest Danish victory this season. Won Omloop as well, helped Cort win in the Tour and was very impressive in Innsbruck.
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08 Oct 2018 17:30

Just thinking that Danes have won Omloop, Amstel, Paris-Tours and stages in Romandie, the Tour de Suisse (2), the Tour de France and the BinckBank Tour in the same season is pretty crazy considering what situation we're coming from.
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08 Oct 2018 18:28

RedheadDane wrote:Here's something I've been thinking a bit about the last few days; I really don't envy the poor sod who has to pick the Danish Cyclist of the Year.
Let's be honest; for a couple of years it was basically pick the rider who's done anything noteworthy this year, and call it a day. Søren Kragh Andersen got it back in 2015 for a stage win in the Tour des Fjords!
Which... is kinda weird when you consider that Jesper Hansen won Tour of Norway the same year...


It’s really not that weird when you take into consideration that Kragh won 2 stages at L’avenir, had two 3rd places in Post Danmark Rundt, won Hadeland GP and was 2nd in Ringerike GP, and was 2nd overall in Tour de Fjords, whereas Hansen’s best result apart from Tour of Norway was 6th overall in Langkawi.

I dont think anyone else but Valgren will win this year even though Kragh has been great and Cort won a stage in the Tour.
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08 Oct 2018 19:08

Valgren no doubt. By far the best season.

Valgren, Kragh, Cort, Fuglsang, Pedersen
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08 Oct 2018 19:20

Valv.Piti wrote:Valgren no doubt. By far the best season.

Valgren, Kragh, Cort, Fuglsang, Pedersen


Second in Flanders gets you a 5th place in the best Danish rider contest. Quite spectacular. He will be number 1 soon enough.
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08 Oct 2018 19:37

tobydawq wrote:
Valv.Piti wrote:Valgren no doubt. By far the best season.

Valgren, Kragh, Cort, Fuglsang, Pedersen


Second in Flanders gets you a 5th place in the best Danish rider contest. Quite spectacular. He will be number 1 soon enough.

Possibly yeah, but he really hasn't been that good for the rest of the season. Did well in Dwaars if I remember correctly and then won Eurometropole, but hasn't done much else.

I think Fuglsang should rank higher than Cort actually thinking about it, possibly also Kragh, but he is just a pretty disappointing rider tbh.
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