16:08, Sat 24 Oct
Tao Geoghegan Hart (British) & Jai Hindley (Aussie), both in their early 20's and on exactly the same time after 19 stages and they face off in a Time Trial on the final stage tomorrow. Been a fabulous race so far especially the Stelvio stage (visually and racing)

Got to fancy Teo to win the Time Trial, just needs to keep up the effort and avoid any mishaps and hopefully another British rider will come away with a Grand Tour win. Only fly in the ointment Jai starts last so needs to know what he needs to do against Teo on the road, but hopefully Teo has the power and speed to beat him comfortably over the distance
Was tempted not to read your post and watch highlights. Its been a great race, if Ineos win its a case of snatching victory from the jaws of despair
BlueNoseinFrampton
Was tempted not to read your post and watch highlights. Its been a great race, if Ineos win its a case of snatching victory from the jaws of despair

Apologies, I had one eye on the Blues on the TV and The Giro on Eurosport Player on the laptop for the first half. Been one of the best Tour races in a long time.
Watched it today, outstanding.
16:36, Sat 24 Oct
Who is the best of the two at time trials?
16:37, Sat 24 Oct
Geoghegan, supposedly, but he’ll go out first.
Antonio Gramsci
Who is the best of the two at time trials?

Teo beat Hindley by more than a minute in the previous time trial on stage 14, but that was a hilly stage had a climb of 18% in it, this stage is much shorter at 15km and pan flat but hopefully he can do it.
01:10, Sun 25 Oct
BlueNoseinFrampton
Was tempted not to read your post and watch highlights. Its been a great race, if Ineos win its a case of snatching victory from the jaws of despair

they have really had a great tour - 6 wins so far and a good chance of another with Ganna and Dennis tomorrow - but well done Tao lad, looked really good in Tour of Alps last year supporting Sivakov
01:17, Sun 25 Oct
Antonio Gramsci
Who is the best of the two at time trials?

Tao did a better performance on a hilly one, Hindley a better performance on a short flat, stage 1, - tomorrows is closer in profile to stage 1

But this is a flat, and they started with a flat and Hindley beat Tao by 40s.

Both were in a support role then so would not have been going full beans but close to it so that suggests Hindley.

Heart says Tao, head says Hindley
If anybody wants to watch it The start times for Teo and Jai are listed as 1609 & 1612 I have a feeling you can knock an hour of that time due to the clocks going back or they're Italian times as all TV coverage over here finishes at 4pm

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It's live on Eurosport 2 and also S4C if you don't have that, which you can watch on Sky or the S4C player via their website

As a side note the Vuelta this afternoon are going up the Col du Tourmalet as well if cycling really is your thing.
Get in there Tao - well done, another British winner

Absolutely blew him out of the water, and 7th win for Ineos - ganna is a beast
16:00, Sun 25 Oct
Added to that - Ineos won the GC, 7 Stages, the white jersey and the team competiton, 2nd in KOM

Absolutely dominant and after they lost their main GC hope in stage 3
barnieeee
Added to that - Ineos won the GC, 7 Stages, the white jersey and the team competiton, 2nd in KOM

Absolutely dominant andw hen they lost their main GC hope in stage 3

Great win for Teo and a great team performance overall and Bradley Wiggins got quite emotional commentating on it. Hopefully they will let Teo compete for some Grand Tours going forward as well and not put him back to being a Domestique for other riders.

Carapaz just took the Red jersey in the Vuelta as well in some absolutely atrocious conditions up the Formigial and Dan Martin a local lad is still a very competitive third at the moment
Its a testament to the growth in the rise of popularity in cycling because of our Olympic success and then grand tours.

Tao could have gone a number of ways sportwise, swimming and running, but Wiggins was his hero and we get another british grand tour winner because of it
Please tell me that Tao is NOT a registered asthmatic. Slightly surprising that a domestique, whose previous best was 20th in a GT, suddenly wins one. Especially with Brailsford as his team manager, and asthmatic Wiggins as his hero.