Plouay

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bernithebiker
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Plouay

Postby bernithebiker » Sun Sep 01, 2013 14:28 pm

Currently watching the Grand Prix de Plouay in Brittany.

Glorious weather, plenty of big names, Contador, Riblon, Vichot, Schleck (although he has now abandoned), etc.

I did the amateur race on Friday, and it's a great spot for cycling.

20km to go Devenyns from OPQS in front.
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Re: Plouay

Postby Blazing Saddles » Sun Sep 01, 2013 15:04 pm

Great race. 80+kms on Eurosport International.
France 3 as well. Numerous feeds, zero interest again.
No Vuelta stage 9 thread at all on it's on Eurosport, now.
Don't know what is going on around here, these days.
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FJS
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Re: Plouay

Postby FJS » Sun Sep 01, 2013 15:54 pm

Pippo's just made Bettini's job a bit harder. I think he was quite happy to leave him out of the squad, but looks like there'll be one more ego in the team to accommodate

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Re: Plouay

Postby knedlicky » Sun Sep 01, 2013 16:42 pm

Watched the last 15-16 km, good try by Avermaet but thought Pozzato was really clever those last 100 m or so (the overhead showed it well) as well as very strong, and so deserved the win. Nizzolo probably thought he had it 5 m out.

Pozzato. "It was a very hard sprint. At first I was somewhat boxed in but then I found a gap and could really push it”.

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Re: Plouay

Postby Mikey23 » Sun Sep 01, 2013 17:46 pm

Was wanting to get to this but too early in my recovery... Well done


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