Author Topic: Tour of Ireland  (Read 730 times)

red marley

Tour of Ireland
« on: August 23, 2009, 12:52:58 pm »
Unless it's been posted under some obscure title in the depths of the forum, I seemed to have missed any postings on this year's Tour of Ireland.

Should be an interesting final day today with three climbs of the 25% St Patrick's Hill probably in the pouring rain.  I look forward to see how both Lance and Cav do on this one compared to the more usual 10% alpine type climbing.

Coverage on ITV4 tonight (Sunday) at 7pm.

mattc

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Re: Tour of Ireland
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2009, 12:55:44 pm »
[I think it's under Arts and Entz, but very quiet.]

Watched yesterday - nice scenery, quite entertaining.

Excellent advert for triple chainsets. Expect more on St Patrick's Hill. [This comment will be wasted on the likes of jwo    ;) ]
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Re: Tour of Ireland
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2009, 01:14:42 pm »
HEADS UP SPORTSFANS

Stage 2 is on ITV4 now, Stage 3 (final?) on at 19.00.  :thumbsup:
It's a bit weird, but actually quite wonderful.

mattc

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Re: Tour of Ireland
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2009, 08:53:31 am »
Well, that was quite exciting. And a higher DNF rate than LEL!

Stops typing to find the Spoiler thingy .....
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Re: Tour of Ireland
« Reply #4 on: August 24, 2009, 11:04:20 am »
Very good indeed. That yorkshire lad is hard as nails..

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Re: Tour of Ireland
« Reply #5 on: August 24, 2009, 11:15:13 am »
Winning himself a place on the worlds team?

Rhys W

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Re: Tour of Ireland
« Reply #6 on: August 24, 2009, 02:31:17 pm »
Are there not enough pretty girls in Ireland that they have to import them from Cardiff? One of the podium hotties was a girl from my club!