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Is there someone here from the Galicia? I want to see 25th february the last stage of Gran camino that finishes in Monte aloia in the road.

My plan is to see the riders (specially vingegaard) 2/3 km from the top of Monte aloia. Is there someone here who lives on that region who knows when the police will cut the road to the top of monte aloia? 3/4 hours before cyclists pass?
 
At least @CyclistAbi would continue to watch this great sport!

I support the Europen farmers and i am prepare to watch less cycling races because of their struggles and due to their protests. That is i don't support the current model of big farms and low value food in the supermarkets. I feel that most people should still know on how to grow quality food. So at least some percentage of food you eat should be produced by yours truly. That is my opinion and that is something i support.

Said that, on how now farmers are made responsible for our planet dying. And even if they would be, the idea to resolve this problem without them.

That is something people with any lack of reality would likely believe. Some might been manipulated into it. Some likely too young to know better. So i guess instead of blaming them it's important to educate them better.
 
Tour Colombia start list:



Should be a good race. Still waiting on the final profiles.
 
Tour Colombia start list:



Should be a good race. Still waiting on the final profiles.
Oscar Sevilla on the start list. Another season for him, amazing.
 
Who has a tank in their shed??? I thought Americans were bad
Belgians have tons of weird *** in their shed. Only this week some barn in Brussels was discoverd with over 30+ hyper- and supercars.

But, from my own personal experience: When my great-granddad died we went and cleared out the house (as you do.)
Somehow we found over 15 steel railway beams. I don't mean the Sleepers, actual 5meter long beams who were manufactured in 1947.
Oh, and since this is a cycling forum also 4 old racebikes which I sold for a nice euro on the internet.
 
Belgians have tons of weird *** in their shed. Only this week some barn in Brussels was discoverd with over 30+ hyper- and supercars.

But, from my own personal experience: When my great-granddad died we went and cleared out the house (as you do.)
Somehow we found over 15 steel railway beams. I don't mean the Sleepers, actual 5meter long beams who were manufactured in 1947.
Oh, and since this is a cycling forum also 4 old racebikes which I sold for a nice euro on the internet.
Ha! My grandfather had a few steel railroad rails too. They are surprisingly heavy. In the us it’s illegal to have them as they can only belong to the government or whoever bought the lines from the government.
 
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The route looks okay but surely they can do better in Colombia. Only 1 proper mountain stage and even in that there is hardly a km above 8%. I want to see proper scary mountains, ideally with some gravel, that are as hard as Angliru/Zoncolan, there must be some epic climbs in Colombia. Invest some money in this, turn it into a WT race and add 2 proper tough mountain stages (so it is 8 stages) and this could be epic especially with the fans over there. And I suspect the riders would love it; it could be the best stage race outside the grand tours
 
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The route looks okay but surely they can do better in Colombia. Only 1 proper mountain stage and even in that there is hardly a km above 8%. I want to see proper scary mountains, ideally with some gravel, that are as hard as Angliru/Zoncolan, there must be some epic climbs in Colombia. Invest some money in this, turn it into a WT race and add 2 proper tough mountain stages (so it is 8 stages) and this could be epic especially with the fans over there. And I suspect the riders would love it; it could be the best stage race outside the grand tours
I agree they could certainly switch out some of the flat stages for mtn stages. But that final climb of the high mtn stage is indeed only about 6%, but it’s 30 km long and the last 6 km climb from 2200 m to 2800 m in elevation. That’s brutal and you don’t see that (or very rarely) in European races.
 
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