Two more days until the weekend, first up it’s Thursday to contend with… Dan Alexander is ready and raring to go with your live blog updates… SUMMARY
Tom Pidcock relegated Volta ao Algarve (Eurosport) "There’s no-one I’d rather be barged out of the way by than Pidders": Reaction to Pidcock’s afternoon on the naughty step The important debate of the day — which pro rider would you most like to be barged out the way by? Miller reckons Pidcock is the obvious answer, but there could be other contenders… A Pozzovivo push? A Bardet bump? A Chaves collision? A knock from Knox? An Elissonde elbow?
Legin is unconvinced by the verdict… (the jury’s that is, not Miller’s…)
"There was nothing to see there apart from the normal movement you get in a sprint."
But lesterama replied: "Apart from the push. If Tom had backed off, no issue: could be argued as averting a crash. He was seen to take advantage during and after the push, so relegation was inevitable."
ChuckSneed : "Maybe the other rider shouldn’t have gotten so close. Tom had his line and stuck to it." Live blog regular Harry Gray couldn’t help but suggest Erik’s adapting to life in Britain well, carrying "shopping on his handlebars instead of using a pannier bag". Got to admit, the precarious game of keeping one overfilled bag out your spokes is a personal favourite of mine. Up the difficulty by wrapping the bag around your wrist for a more secure base, but […]
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