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Christmas Quiz

Headache? Could be too much to drink, could be the virus, or it could be this quiz. As ever there’s a mix of fun and fiendish questions, and if you’re left scratching your head, don’t worry. Nobody can know all the answers and some questions should make Google DNF… so wait for the answers next week which might be more interesting that the questions.

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The 2022 Points Race

One big issue for half the men’s World Tour teams next year is going to be winning enough UCI ranking points. Several squads are locked in a relegation contest with their World Tour status at stake, possibly their survival. It’s likely to affect race tactics at times.

For 2022 we’re going to need a spreadsheet but don’t worry I’ve compiled the columns in Microsoft Excel already so you don’t have too.

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Highlights of 2021 – Part IV

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The fourth pick of the season. This time it’s the Olympics and Anna Kiesenhofer’s stunning win in the road race.

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Highlights of 2021 – Part II

Time to look back at some of the highlights of the year with five picks. It’s a chance to celebrate some great sport and also to apply some precious hindsight.

Here it’s not one race but a day, Sunday 14 March.

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Highlights of 2021 – Part I

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Time to look back at some of the highlights of the year with five picks. It’s a chance to celebrate some great racing and to apply some precious hindsight.

The first pick is a recent one, the men’s world championships in Flanders.

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What Makes A Great Grand Tour?

Watching the Giro this year you wanted to see Bernal go up against Pogačar in the Tour. Watching the Tour you wanted Primož Roglič healthy. In the Vuelta Roglič was healthy but had no rivals. 2022 is promising with these three riders and more likely to contest the Tour de France.

This year’s grand tours were enjoyable but not vintage editions and if they still made DVDs you probably wouldn’t buy the highlights discs. What makes a great grand tour?

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