Oh my, another year has gone by us all. The Classics of Spring are upon us once again. Men of Legend shall reign.
In case you haven’t noticed, I absolutely love this shit.
Alternative video of the final kilometer in case the Youtube imbed tanks here: http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/videozone/MG_sportnieuws/MG_wielrennen/1.1230149.
This next vid hits all the highlights of the day. I am sadly mono-lingual and pretty much have no idea what is being said save the names of the riders. Luckily, the pictures speak volumes. Check it here: http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/videozone/MG_sportnieuws/MG_wielrennen/1.1230056.
Cyclingnews write up here: http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/omloop-het-nieuwsblad-elite-2012/results.
That’s right, baby. Pop the champagne. You earned it. The Argyle Aramda is on-form. Or, in the words of the utterly genius blog Big Ring Riding, “TIME TO STEP UP, FUCKTARDS. WINTER’S ALMOST DONE.”
Vanmarcke is a badass. Check his attack on the Molenberg: http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/videozone/MG_sportnieuws/MG_wielrennen/1.1230099.
How do you say “Baller” in Spanish?
Juan. Antonio. Flecha.
Dude was on the podium for the fifth time in six years today.
Flecha interview here: http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/videozone/MG_sportnieuws/MG_wielrennen/1.1230173.
And what happened to Lars Boom today? He went up against Boom Boom and went boom. Shit happens. Vid: http://www.sporza.be/cm/sporza/videozone/MG_sportnieuws/MG_wielrennen/1.1230056. He finished 107 on the day.
Keep an eye on this website in the coming weeks and months: http://cyclingfans.com/. I think they will provide what you need if you happen to based in the U.S. (or another country that relegates professional cycling somewhere behind NASCAR, college football, golf & other stupid shit).
Until then, keep the rubber side down.by