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Tour of Croatia 2017

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Brullnux said:
markene2 said:
Gigs_98 said:
I somehow think Nibali won't win

Same, wont suprise me if Kiserlovski wins

Don't think it's that Kiserlovski.

Wouldn't that depend on who you think of by that Kiserlovski?
But it isn't Robert, obviously, since Katusha isn't in the race.


Also in a typical "me" move I've noticed a fun little detail about some of the teams' rosters. In particular Kolss, Wiggins, and GM.
 
RedheadDane said:
Brullnux said:
markene2 said:
Gigs_98 said:
I somehow think Nibali won't win

Same, wont suprise me if Kiserlovski wins

Don't think it's that Kiserlovski.

Wouldn't that depend on who you think of by that Kiserlovski?
But it isn't Robert, obviously, since Katusha isn't in the race.


Also in a typical "me" move I've noticed a fun little detail about some of the teams' rosters. In particular Kolss, Wiggins, and GM.
They all have only one foreign rider in the rosters and their jersey numbers make equal totals?
 
sir fly said:
RedheadDane said:
Brullnux said:
markene2 said:
Gigs_98 said:
I somehow think Nibali won't win

Same, wont suprise me if Kiserlovski wins

Don't think it's that Kiserlovski.

Wouldn't that depend on who you think of by that Kiserlovski?
But it isn't Robert, obviously, since Katusha isn't in the race.


Also in a typical "me" move I've noticed a fun little detail about some of the teams' rosters. In particular Kolss, Wiggins, and GM.
They all have only one foreign rider in the rosters and their jersey numbers make equal totals?

Mostly the only one foreign rider part.
 
Gigs_98 said:
How the hell could Kirby mistake Modolo for Nizzolo. The one has a a huge italian flag on his jersey the other one races in black and white :eek:

Just like Hatch and Stephens calling Bernal in the lead group up the final climb ( 3.7km ) in Stage 1 of The Tour of Alps, then changing it to Torres near the end of the climb, and in fact it was Cattaneo - It is tricky to call riders from the TV.
 
yaco said:
Gigs_98 said:
How the hell could Kirby mistake Modolo for Nizzolo. The one has a a huge italian flag on his jersey the other one races in black and white :eek:

Just like Stephens and Lloyd calling Bernal in the lead group up the final climb ( 3.7km ), then changing it to Torres near the end of the climb, and in fact it was Cattaneo - It is tricky to call riders from the TV.
At least those are all on the same team! There is no excuse for calling Modolo in UAE black and white as Nizzolo in the tricolore.
 
LaFlorecita said:
yaco said:
Gigs_98 said:
How the hell could Kirby mistake Modolo for Nizzolo. The one has a a huge italian flag on his jersey the other one races in black and white :eek:

Just like Stephens and Lloyd calling Bernal in the lead group up the final climb ( 3.7km ), then changing it to Torres near the end of the climb, and in fact it was Cattaneo - It is tricky to call riders from the TV.
At least those are all on the same team! There is no excuse for calling Modolo in UAE black and white as Nizzolo in the tricolore.

Much easier to call a 3.7km climb, than a 200 metre sprint - Even today in the abbreviated coverage of Stage 2 of Croatia they called Prades of Caja Rural 4th, when in fact it was Schulz - And this from my favorite pair of commentators - It's a tough job calling sprint finishes in cycling - Commentator's do a good job.
 
yaco said:
Much easier to call a 3.7km climb, than a 200 metre sprint - Even today in the abbreviated coverage of Stage 2 of Croatia they called Prades of Caja Rural 4th, when in fact it was Schulz - And this from my favorite pair of commentators - It's a tough job calling sprint finishes in cycling - Commentator's do a good job.
Calling a relatively unknown 4th place finisher from a small team is quite a bit harder than telling the two biggest favorites for the stage apart.
 
LaFlorecita said:
yaco said:
Much easier to call a 3.7km climb, than a 200 metre sprint - Even today in the abbreviated coverage of Stage 2 of Croatia they called Prades of Caja Rural 4th, when in fact it was Schulz - And this from my favorite pair of commentators - It's a tough job calling sprint finishes in cycling - Commentator's do a good job.
Calling a relatively unknown 4th place finisher from a small team is quite a bit harder than telling the two biggest favorites for the stage apart.

IMO Hatch and Stephens made a a bigger mistake in stage 1 of The Alps - Most important thing is Kirby recognises Contador in the TDF.
 
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Valv.Piti said:
Apparently Slongo says Nibali will be much better here than last year because of how the Giro is and because he will be very motivated to win on Etna.

Slongo says a lot of things, we'll see. Last year the plan was to get to 100% in the last week, now Nibali has to start at his best. Etna is the 4th stage and it's very important not only because it's in Sicily, it can create some gaps and to make things trickier it comes after a rest day.
 
RedheadDane said:
Brullnux said:
markene2 said:
Gigs_98 said:
I somehow think Nibali won't win

Same, wont suprise me if Kiserlovski wins

Don't think it's that Kiserlovski.

Wouldn't that depend on who you think of by that Kiserlovski?
But it isn't Robert, obviously, since Katusha isn't in the race.
I didn't think they'd be talking about Emanuel considering he hasn't really been that successful in his career, and I don't think will win this race