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jdd

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Fiona rides like a metronome. Every day since Burgas, it’s been the same – 19 hours on, 5 hours off, her routine endlessly rolling forward, the turn of her cranks like the ticking of an unceasing clock. She is grinding her chasers into submission.

As with PBP, a rundown of some of the various bike details/choices would be interesting.

edit: (from day 1 report)
It was telling that all the first riders to reach CP1 were riding on narrower, fully-slick road tyres. While those mandatory gravel parcours around the race start in Burgas certainly seemed to have tested the riders, so far it seems that committing to the fastest setup on the tarmac has paid dividends.
 
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Karl

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Fiona rides like a metronome. Every day since Burgas, it’s been the same – 19 hours on, 5 hours off, her routine endlessly rolling forward, the turn of her cranks like the ticking of an unceasing clock. She is grinding her chasers into submission.
GCN mentioned this ride in it's "What to do now that the TDF is over." video. Talked about the leader who dropped out and talked about the race a bit.
 
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These people were hit from the front. As many lights as you have, it's all for nought if the driver isn't paying attention. Same as red traffic lights at intersections, they only work for good alert drivers.
Do you have an update on their conditions.
 

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Often it's sad news being spread by the media.

There might be some new laws coming up in Germany in order to provide more safety for cyclist in traffic. Let's hope they'll be adoped soon (early 2020).