Tour de France 2018 (and beyond?)


#201

Loads in the opening stage last year. Someone shattered a kneecap on the 3rd bend of le tour and ruined everyone’s fantasy teams


#202

but then they’ll finish with their own time, not the team’s time?


#203

i think so, yeah. which is why they’ll still use up/drop domestiques and keep the leader in the bunch, even if the leader’s a weak time triallist.


#204

Time trials are the most enjoyable stages of the tours aren’t they.


#205

warren barguil seems to be wearing a lifejacket


#206

nah


#207

Don’t be an idiot, mate


#208

i’m a big time trial fan, personally.

the most fun stages to watch are probably the really brutal mountain stages that completely blow the field apart.


#209

Cooler bikes, flasher and tighter outfits, can more or less keep track of everything going on.


#210

But the bike racing isn’t as good. Prefer them to flat stages. But hilly and mountain stages are much better than TTs


#211

Bell-endy bikes, bell-endy outfits. Just really boring and bell-endy.


#212

i really want a tt bike


#213

NO SIMPSONS MEMES


#214

I love a TT, and TTTs are even better. And mountain TTs are even betterer


#215

bell-end


#216

Best outfits:

  • AG2R La Mondiale
  • Astana
  • Bahrain–Merida
  • BMC Racing Team
  • Bora–Hansgrohe
  • EF Education First–Drapac p/b Cannondale
  • Team Dimension Data
  • Groupama–FDJ
  • Team Katusha–Alpecin
  • LottoNL–Jumbo
  • Lotto–Soudal
  • Movistar Team
  • Mitchelton–Scott
  • Quick-Step Floors
  • Team Sky
  • Team Sunweb
  • Trek–Segafredo
  • UAE Team Emirates
  • Cofidis
  • Direct Énergie
  • Fortuneo–Samsic
  • Wanty–Groupe Gobert

0 voters


#217

downhill ITT would be the only exciting one

TTs are good just not to watch


#218

They can be alright if it’s towards the end of the tour and a climber has a significant time gap over the TTers.


#219

Giro 2017 was a good one.


#220

They’re not, I agree, but they’re good set piece stages, and often provide good tension for the rest of the race.

Cadel Evans final TT in 2011 is one of the best TdF stage of previous years