Been following the UCI-ASO spat lately.
So ASO say they’ll pull their races back to HC level, meaning fewer WT teams
UCI now say that means HC max distance of 200km will therefore apply and other HC limits
So what do people think of BMC with porte/tejay. I’m pretty sure that BMC don’t rate Tejay’s chances against Froome or Quintana or Contador, if they did they would never have drafted Porte. So why not tell him he’s No. 2 straight up?
Gerro is on massive money after renegotiating at season end a couple of years back.
He played OGE off against SKY who made an offer for him to go back there.
He will at least have to take a massive haircut unless his results return to a similar level.
Gerro to retire at end of contract or milk a couple of years from a ‘Dimension Data’ or ‘IAM’ -type team.
Bullshit claim to fame: I once raced the Bowral track open and cooked the BBQ with Ewen’s mum (not a euphemism).
She is an outstanding and gracious lady, and he is a very grounded and polite guy. When I hear of his success, I am very happy for him.
As far as OGE go, they should pay ‘Gerro’ off. Matthews is much cooler than him, and Ewen is much younger. It seems like they are starting to care more about grand tour victories now anyway, because that’s where the money is and they still don’t have a proper sponsor.
That’s nice to hear about him being a good dude. I wasn’t sure if he was being disingenuous on camera or is still just a little awkward at times. Also that ‘cooked the bbq’ thing actually made me laugh out loud.
I think you’re right, not that gerro hasn’t had some wonderful success with the team and had a great showing whilst in the national champs jersey I think he best is behind him. He’d still be a valuable member of that team as a road captain like O’Grady was but paying the dollars he’s currently on for that role would be stupidity.