Cycling Thread


#581

It was good while it lasted…


#582

Tuesday take too much out of him? If only there was a way he could have recovered quicker


#583

He prefers the hear heat and performs better in the sun.

Yes you heard right, an Irishman who can’t preform in the rain


#584

That’s exactly what his manager said. Also, yesterday was the first real long mountain climb of the race. Up to now it has been punchy climbs at the end of stages that help power riders. The real climbers came to play yesterday. And conditions were bad.


#585

Suspected arson attack on the Irish cycling team bus in Portugal.


#586

I’d say you could drop the “suspected”


#587

Fucking hell, burnt to a crisp…


#588

Jaysus that’s terrible


#589

I thought everybody loved us.


#590

Lad from the Oirish team won yesterday’s stage. Froome leads by a minute from Nibali. He lost time on a super hard climb yesterday. Saturday’s stage will also be tough so he might lose yet. Nico is about 17th lost 16 minutes last weekend


#591

Sagan wins the world title from Kristoff and Matthews. Three in a row


#592

Some kid is Sagan :clap:


#593

An animal


#594

How the Danes transport their bikes on the train. Do we do this in Oireland?


#595

We do indeed. When was the last time you took the train?


#596

AI semi final v Cork in God knows what year. Beat them well. Had AIB premium tickets and was sitting in front of Eddie Keher. Jesus he gets worked up at matches. 09 maybe?


#597

You won’t need to be making trips up for all ireland semis over the next few years mate


#598

Too true, pal. Spent force. It’s all about Callans drive to Junior glory these days.


#599

Sam Bennett wins three stages in a row in Turkey :clap:


#600

Nothing to beat in fairness