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as a casual cycling fan, this event has always been fascinating to me. such a tough road-race, but amazing to watch. i don't follow cyclists or teams and don't really know much. i pick up what's going on in the cycling world from listening to the commentators and reading newspapers when the events i watch are one.
anyway, i might go find a coffee shop tomorrow with satellite tv and ask them to switch to this live.
- Mate, you're in ZA; the best you can hope for is the rugby on a café telly! ;)Continuity
- no. on satellite here there's 8 sports channels. they've promoted a live stream of this event, but i don't have satellite at home.sine
- at home. some bike shops have been promoting events to come to their venue and watch (and drink beer) :)sine
- The point I was trying to make was that you folks only seem interested in the rugby. :P That is, that's the impression I always got from my psycho ZA ex-.Continuity
- ... got from my psycho ZA ex-.Continuity
- rugby is big. i'm oldschool. "stereotypically" speaking i'm a test cricket fan. (google that).sine
- i'll watch 'big" rugby games, but also a very casual fan.sine
- where's your ex from in SA? you meet her in the UK? the ammount of SAs in England is ridiculous.sine
- She was from Stellenbosch, and I met her in Amsterdam. Lots of SA expats there, too.Continuity
- they've got SA shops there... almost like mini ChinaTowns.sine
- Stellenbosch, Afrikaans girl, definitely = rugby, most likely. :psine
- Yeah. I can think of one in my old neighbourhood (de Pijp), another in Leidsestraat, etc.Continuity
- Yeah, that's her. Tough bird, and utterly psychotic. She had issues. ¬_¬Continuity
This is one of the few times the west coast sucks because I have to get up at 5am to watch this race.
For anyone who watched Fabian drop Peter Sagan on that climb last week, I don't think there's any way you can bet against him.
I bet the guy with the biggest syringe.