Team Sky is now Team INEOS

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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby RickH » 4 May 2019, 1:18pm

irc wrote:Grid level battery storage is not feasible. Using batteries instead of fossil fuel power or nuclear would increase electric cost too much.

https://euanmearns.com/the-cost-of-wind ... -included/

Tesla's 100MW/129MWh battery in Australia seems to be doing OK & looked set to recoup 1/3 of its cost in the first year. (Guardian article).

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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby brynpoeth » 5 May 2019, 6:43pm

Oh no, the inappropriately named Lawless from Wigan won the TdY for ineos :?
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Postby reohn2 » 5 May 2019, 6:48pm

Nowt bad comes out of Wiggin,even Wiggins lives near Wiggin,though he's an import :)

Well done Chris :D
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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby cycleruk » 5 May 2019, 7:02pm

reohn2 wrote:Nowt bad comes out of Wiggin,even Wiggins lives near Wiggin,though he's an import :) :D

Not anymore. although he still lives in Red Rose county.

Good end to the TdY and plenty of good racing and scenery.
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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby brynpoeth » 5 May 2019, 7:05pm

Many tifosi were shouting criticism at Sir Christopher, is that fair?
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Postby reohn2 » 5 May 2019, 7:10pm

cycleruk wrote:
reohn2 wrote:Nowt bad comes out of Wiggin,even Wiggins lives near Wiggin,though he's an import :) :D

Not anymore. although he still lives in Red Rose county.

Didn't know he'd moved,can't say i've missed him though he's a bit of a sullen faced begger if met out on the road :?

Good end to the TdY and plenty of good racing and scenery.
Exceptional ride from Eddie Dunbar.

Yes indeed very good racing tactics from INEOS,I only remarked(and as a Lancastrian I shouldn't really :wink: ) to Mrs R2 how nice Yorkshire is,beautiful county :D
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Postby reohn2 » 5 May 2019, 7:11pm

brynpoeth wrote:Many tifosi were shouting criticism at Sir Christopher, is that fair?

Who told you that?
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Postby brynpoeth » 5 May 2019, 7:15pm

reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Many tifosi were shouting criticism at Sir Christopher, is that fair?

Who told you that?

Heard on the radio, lot of shouting, sounded hostile
Telling him to frack orf, I imagine
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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby reohn2 » 5 May 2019, 7:25pm

brynpoeth wrote:
reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Many tifosi were shouting criticism at Sir Christopher, is that fair?

Who told you that?

Heard on the radio, lot of shouting, sounded hostile
Telling him to frack orf, I imagine


Hmm, jot seen anything on TV other than the odd protest poster,TBH I was surprised there wasn't a more organised protest on the course.
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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby brynpoeth » 5 May 2019, 7:42pm

Could be that tivi edited out the protests, that is my suspicion :wink:
Bit like beautiful Yorkshire, maybe the unbeautiful but interesting bits are not shown
Just like the TdF coverage concentrates on la France profonde
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Postby reohn2 » 5 May 2019, 7:54pm

brynpoeth wrote:Could be that tivi edited out the protests, that is my suspicion :wink:
Bit like beautiful Yorkshire, maybe the unbeautiful but interesting bits are not shown
Just like the TdF coverage concentrates on la France profonde


The coverage we watched showed every kilometre warts and all.
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Postby brynpoeth » 5 May 2019, 7:57pm

reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Could be that tivi edited out the protests, that is my suspicion :wink:
Bit like beautiful Yorkshire, maybe the unbeautiful but interesting bits are not shown
Just like the TdF coverage concentrates on la France profonde


The coverage we watched showed every kilometre warts and all.

The whole stage? Maybe the protesters were screened off or removed by the cops ('alternative opinions not welcome?')
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Postby Brucey » 6 May 2019, 7:39pm

reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Could be that tivi edited out the protests, that is my suspicion :wink:
Bit like beautiful Yorkshire, maybe the unbeautiful but interesting bits are not shown
Just like the TdF coverage concentrates on la France profonde


The coverage we watched showed every kilometre warts and all.


the ladies stage was neutralised for some distance and shortened on their last day because of a supposed 'oil spill'. Well they said they thought it was an oil spill in live commentary but that they weren't sure of this and they went quickly to an ad break instead of exploring all the possibilities in the commentary.... This 'oil spill' had mysteriously been cleared up - like you couldn't see where it had ever been.....- so that the mens race was able to run the full race distance just a few hours later.

I think it is quite possible that the 'oil spill' was in fact a group of Ineos protesters.

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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby brynpoeth » 6 May 2019, 7:50pm

The anti-frackers were made to frack orf :?

I think the coverage is a good example of media manipulation, control, editing, r2 saw the whole stage with no protests. There are many cameras, drones, clever people cutting and editing. Might be quite easy to edit out noisy protesters beside the road by choosing shots and using other sounds

Maybe the anti-frackers could get some ideas from French protestors

Are other teams sponsored by purveyors of questionable products?
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Re: Team Sky is now Team INEOS

Postby reohn2 » 6 May 2019, 7:52pm

Brucey wrote:
reohn2 wrote:
brynpoeth wrote:Could be that tivi edited out the protests, that is my suspicion :wink:
Bit like beautiful Yorkshire, maybe the unbeautiful but interesting bits are not shown
Just like the TdF coverage concentrates on la France profonde


The coverage we watched showed every kilometre warts and all.


the ladies stage was neutralised for some distance and shortened on their last day because of a supposed 'oil spill'. Well they said they thought it was an oil spill in live commentary but that they weren't sure of this and they went quickly to an ad break instead of exploring all the possibilities in the commentary.... This 'oil spill' had mysteriously been cleared up - like you couldn't see where it had ever been.....- so that the mens race was able to run the full race distance just a few hours later.

I think it is quite possible that the 'oil spill' was in fact a group of Ineos protesters.

cheers

"Well" spotted :wink:
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