Haven’t seen Nokere-Koerse yet, but it looked off the hook. A late catch, the elbows, Dehaes’ front wheel in the air—badass.
The peloton on the cobbles, Ronde van Drenthe
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Oh, right—I guess I could probably post the video as well, huh?
If this were Sochi, people would be freaking out about the course not being ready in time and blaming Hollande for a culture of general corruption.
Fortunately, it’s France and they’ve got it under control. BTW, this sector only merits two stars on the Paris-Roubaix difficulty scale.
(via paris_roubaix1973 on Instagram)
Eff yeah the Classics.
HOW DO YOU SAY “KNUCKLE SANDWICH” IN DUTCH?
FUCKING HAVE IT JAN.
Pretty good connection for an on-bike punch. Even the Badger tended to dismount and flail.
By the way his knees are grabbing the top tube, I think Raas is still fully clipped in [see high-res, via Velonews, #26 in this apparently un-indexed slideshow], with one point of contact, his opposite arm on the roadside berm. The Koppenberg makes these things a little easier.
Not an April Fool’s joke.