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Eurosport commentary

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Kelly really pushing the envelope today, all envelopes, the vulgarity envelope (he did sincerely apologise, Robbie McEwen didn't let that pass), the tough questions for studio guest, Jonathan Vaughters, envelope (might have some supporters here), the clinic-hinting envelope (UAE were the target) and as ever the really mangled pronunciation of Scandinavian names (UAE again).

I am calling it, he is on something today and it's not even the day after a rest day. Go, Sean! :D
 
Started watching the Giro presentation (something that apparently only about 200 people in Turin bothered doing live) but soon turned off after Anthony McCrossan introduced Israel Premier Techah including Ethan Hayterah, Michael Woodsah, Riley Pickerellah, Simon Clarkah ....

You're from Southampton, man: Why???
soz,,, bit late on this one.. but... isn't this how the irritating-aaah-bore-has-aaah-always-delivered-his-aaah-drones?
i noticed Tony Gibb could-aaah-be guilty of this too.. especially when he was commentating on the Aaah-Ride-Aaah-London-Classic
 
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soz,,, bit late on this one.. but... isn't this how the irritating-aaah-bore-has-aaah-always-delivered-his-aaah-drones?
i noticed Tony Gibb could-aaah-be guilty of this too.. especially when he was commentating on the Aaah-Ride-Aaah-London-Classic
oops my bad..
just noticed you were referring to brother Ant, not Marty Mc!
but the point probly still stands :)
 
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Kelly really pushing the envelope today, all envelopes, the vulgarity envelope (he did sincerely apologise, Robbie McEwen didn't let that pass), the tough questions for studio guest, Jonathan Vaughters, envelope (might have some supporters here), the clinic-hinting envelope (UAE were the target) and as ever the really mangled pronunciation of Scandinavian names (UAE again).

I am calling it, he is on something today and it's not even the day after a rest day. Go, Sean! :D
The awkward silence when he was on a long monologue outright implying UAE were doing some dodgy stuff was hilarious, I think he's just stopped giving a toss in his old age, I enjoy it but can see some Eurosport execs panicking soon enough and slowly ushering him towards the door.
 
Do they ever do any kind of audience feedback research? Do they think that his input impresses or amuses anyone? Because antipathy to him here is pretty much universal, and I would suggest that the UK members here are probably a good representation of UK cycling viewership on a dedicated channel.
his affected' bloke-iness' does wear thin...
even worse when he joins Hatchling, to compete for the Northern Bloke crown.
Flippin'eck! Crikey!
 
soz,,, bit late on this one.. but... isn't this how the irritating-aaah-bore-has-aaah-always-delivered-his-aaah-drones?
i noticed Tony Gibb could-aaah-be guilty of this too.. especially when he was commentating on the Aaah-Ride-Aaah-London-Classic
So I see-ah, some-ah-one-ah has been listening-ah, to-ah The Fall-ah, and they want-ah their commentary-ah to sound-ah, like-ah, it's delivered-ah, by-ah, Mark E Smith-ah...
 
Eurosport /Discovery+ commentary pairings season 2024 (men's elite):

(WT=World Tour; PS=Pro Series, ET=Europe Tour, AT=Asia Tour)

WT: Tour Down Under (live from 16/1): Cox & Blythe
ET: Challenge Mallorca: Trofeo Calvia (live on 24/1): Hatch & Smith
ET: Challenge Mallorca: Trofeo Ses Salines (live on 25/1): Hatch & Smith
ET: Challenge Mallorca: Trofeo Serra de Tramuntana (live on 26/1): Hatch & Smith
ET: Challenge Mallorca: Trofeo Polenca (live on 27/1): Hatch & Smith
WT: Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race (live on 28/1): (host broadcaster package feat. Phil Liggett)
ET: Challenge Mallorca: Trofeo Palma (live on 28/1): Hatch & Smith
ET: Grand Prix Cycliste La Marseillaise (live on 28/1): Been & Walker
AT: AlUla Tour (live from 30/1): Cox & McEwen
PS: Volta a La Comunitat Valenciana (live from 31/1): Hatch & Stephens
ET: Tour de la Provence (live from 8/2): Been & Smith
ET: Vuelta Ciclista de Murcia (live on 10/2): Walker & York
ET: Figuera Champions Classic (live on 10/2): Cox & McEwen
PS: Clasica de Almeria (live on 11/2): Hatch & Walker
PS: Tour of Oman (highlights from 11/2): Kirby (solo)
ET: Clasica Jaen Paraiso Interior (live on 12/2): Hatch & Blythe
PS: Vuelta a Andalucia Ruta Ciclista Del Sol (live from 16/2): Kirby & Smith (stages 1, 2, 4 and 5 cancelled)
PS: Volta ao Algarve (live from 14/2): Hatch & McEwen (stages 1-4), Smith (stage 5)
ET: Classic VAR (live on 16/2): Been & Stephens
ET: Tour des Alpes-Maritimes et du Var (live from 17/2): Been & Stephens
WT: UAE Tour (live from 19/2): Kirby & Smith
ET: O Gran Camino (live from 22/2): Cox & Field
PS: Faun-Ardeche Classic (live on 24/2): Been & York
WT: Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (live on 24/2): Stephens & Smith
PS: Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne (live on 25/2): Stephens & McEwen
ET: Faun Drome Classic (live on 25/2): Been & York
ET: Le Samyn (live on 27/2): Been & Stephens
PS: Trofeo Laigueglia (live on 28/2): Kirby & Smith
WT: Strade Bianche (live on 2/3): Hatch, Lloyd, Blythe & Nathan Van Hooydonck
ET: Grote Prijs Jean-Pierre Monsere (live on 3/3): Cox & McEwen
WT: Paris-Nice (live from 3/3): Hatch & Kelly
WT: Tirreno-Adriatico (live from 4/3): Kirby & McEwen
PS: Milan-Torino (live on 13/3): Hatch & McEwen
PS: Danilith Nokere Koerse (live on 13/3): Been & Smith
PS: Grand Prix de Denain - Porte du Hainaut (live on 14/3): Been & Smith
ET: Bredene Koksijde Classic (live on 15/3): Been & Smith
WT: Milan-Sanremo (live on 16/3): Kirby, Hatch, McEwen, Blythe & Daniel Oss
ET: Cholet Pays de la Loire (live on 17/3): Been & Smith
WT: Volta Ciclista a Catalunya (live from 18/3): Kirby & Smith
WT: Classic Brugge - De Panne (live on 20/3): Cox & McEwen
WT: E3 Saxo Classic (live on 22/3): Hatch & Blythe
WT: Gent-Wevelgem (live 24/3): Cox & Blythe
ET: La Roue Tourangelle (live 24/3): Been & Stephens
WT: Dwars Door Vlaanderen (live 27/3): Kirby & Stephens
ET: Route Adelie de Vitre (live 29/3): Cox & Stephens
ET: Volta NXT Classic (live 30/3): Been & Stephens
PS: Gran Premio Miguel Indurain (live 30/3): Cox & Smith
WT: Ronde van Vlaanderen (live 31/3): Kirby, Lloyd and McEwen
WT: Itzulia Basque Country (live from 1/4): Kirby & Smith
PS: Scheldeprijs (live on 3/4): Cox & Field
WT: Paris-Roubaix (live on 7/4): Hatch, Lloyd, Blythe & Kelly
ET: Il Giro d'Abruzzo (live from 9/4): Been & Smith
PS: Brabantse Pijl (live on 10/4): Kirby & Field
ET: Classic Grand Bescancon Doubs (live on 12/4): Cox & Field
ET: Tour of Jura (live on 13/4): Cox & Field
WT: Amstel Gold Race (live on 14/4): Kirby & Smith
ET: Tour of Doubs (live on 14/4): tbc
PS: Tour of the Alps (live from 15/4): Hatch & Blythe
WT: La Fleche Wallone (live on 17/4): Stephens & Lloyd
PS: Tour of Turkey (live from 21/4): Cox (stage 1), Been (stages 2-8) & Smith (stages 1-5), York (stages 6-8)
WT: Liege-Bastogne-Liege (live on 21/4): Hatch, Blythe & Luke Rowe
WT: Tour de Romandie (live from 23/4): Cox & Stephens
Famenne Ardennes Classic (live on 28/4): Ian Findlay (?) (solo)
Echborn-Frankfurt (live on 1/5): Cox & Smith
PS: Grand Prix du Morbihan (live on 4/5): Cox (solo)
WT: Giro d'Italia (live from 4/5): Hatch, Lloyd, Kelly, McEwen & Blythe (with Vaughters & Rowe)
ET: Elfstedenronde Brugge (live on 5/5): Kirby & Smith
Tro Bro Leon (live on 5/5): Cox & York
PS: Tour de Hongrie (live from 8/5): Cox & Smith
ET: Circuit de Wallonie (live on 9/5): Been & Field
Tour of Finistere (live on 11/5): Been & York
4 Jours de Dunkerque (live from 14/5): Kirby (solo)
Veenendaal-Veenendaal Classic (live 18/5): Been & Field
Antwerp Port Epic (live 19/5): Been (solo)
Ronde van Limburg (live 20/5): Been & Field
Tour of Norway (live from 23/5): tbc
Boucles de la Mayenne (live from 24/5): tbc
Mercan'Tour Classic (live 29/5): tbc
 
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