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Colorado Classic 2018, Aug 16-19

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18 Aug 2018 18:26

Today's stage profile:

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Live coverage on Eurosport starts @ 21h. On the tour tracker it's most probably already live.
https://www.coloradoclassic.com/tour-tracker-live/
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18 Aug 2018 19:20

Are they going to show the entire beginning of the stage before going live?
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18 Aug 2018 19:38

The 7 leaders have 1:20 advantage with 40k to go.
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18 Aug 2018 20:23

Tvetcov sneakily bridged to the front group.
Skujins attacked from the group, and Tvetcov followed.
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18 Aug 2018 20:25

Eenkhoorn wins. Didn’t know he was so fast, talented guy. Second win in his first pro season :cool:
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Re: Colorado Classic 2018, Aug 16-19

18 Aug 2018 20:38

He is a very explosive rider (cx background) and I know he has also some speed because of last year Olympia Tour and the breakaway this Year with Cradddock in Settimana Coppi e Bartali where he put 50 metres of advantage to Craddock in a 150 metres sprint, but of course it was maybe because the American is also quite slow. So surprising victory today, second of the season, not bad for a 21 years old rookie.
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18 Aug 2018 21:18

Also an impressive performance by young Québuécois Pier-André Coté. Went solo in the last K and still managed to finish 5th. Already had some nice results this season but to have an impact in the final of a hard ridden .HC race when you’re a 21-year old riding for a Canadian continental team is worth a mention.
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18 Aug 2018 22:37

The route is awful.

Just a MTT to make a difference.
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19 Aug 2018 09:58

No Morgul-Bismarck loop, no fun.
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19 Aug 2018 13:35

The so-called Queen Stage had 44 riders finish on the same time.
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19 Aug 2018 20:10

Yeah the Utah was a much more interesting race, but the former Tour of Colorado (or USA Pro Challenge) also used to be one, but then they cancelled it and then brought it back in the shorter but much less interesting format.
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19 Aug 2018 20:35

Avila had a slight problem in the sprint yesterday…
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19 Aug 2018 20:45

Good job for United Halthcare, it's a shame they're folding at the end of the year. Same forJelly Belly.
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Re: Colorado Classic 2018, Aug 16-19

20 Aug 2018 10:15

Maybe is a good opportunity for MCcabe to sign for a WT team, in fact I dont understand like USA teams with troubles to achieves wins in recent years like EF or Trek have never show interest in him, they work for sprinters that are by far more expensives and barely do nothin. Then even Trek gave a oppotunity to Reijnen, a much worst sprinter than Travis who is very fast and can climb quite well, at least for the 1.1 or H.C. races can be useful and of course for the USA summer races.
He said last year that he is really willing to race in the WT (so I think he would acceppt a low salary offer), but that most WT teams only look for young american climbers/GC riders.
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