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MN Peloton Christmas Quiz - the answers

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ariadneoliver Tue 13-Jan-15 19:23:28

Here are the answers, they are on a separate thread so that anyone who doesn't want spoilers can avoid them. The quiz is here

Part 1
Cycling Trivia

1. 1935
2. Vatican City, Pope Paul VI
3. The Vuelta; Gustaaf Deloor; Belgium
4. Wim Vansevenant
5. Greg Lemond in 1989
6. Ivan Rovny , Gianluca Brambilla
7. That riders should all eat exactly the same amount of food each day.
8. He considered his French rival, Roger Lapébie, had been punished too lightly for being towed uphill by car.
9. Shandy
10. Valens Ndayisenga
11. Adam Hansen
12. Madison Square Garden

ariadneoliver Tue 13-Jan-15 19:28:05

Part 2
Getting their money’s worth? What do these sponsors do? (1 point each )

13. laminate flooring
14. steel manufacturer
15. explosives for mining
16. charity
17. manufacturer of plastic toys
18. kitchen worktops / extractor systems
19. shampoo

ariadneoliver Tue 13-Jan-15 19:31:04

Part 3
Music Round, identify these cycling related songs (one point each for the title and artist)

20. Bicycle Song; Red Hot Chilli Peppers

21. This Charming Man; The Smiths

22. Silver Machine; Hawkwind

23. Tour de France; Kraftwerk

24. Bicycle Race; Queen

Nyborg Tue 13-Jan-15 19:35:25

I've only just spotted the quiz, Ariadne, and I'm loving it. It's HARD! Even DH who is a cycling nut is foiled by some of them.

ariadneoliver Tue 13-Jan-15 19:39:45

Part 4

Sort them out! (1 point each)

25. Movistar Team

26. Sir Bradley Wiggins

27. Team Tinkoff Saxo

28. Ian Stannard

29. Belkin Pro Cycling

30. Team Europcar

31. Simon Gerrans

32. Carlos Betancur

33. Trek Factory Racing

34. Vincenzo Nibali

35. Topsport Vlanderen Baloise

36. Rapha Condor JLT

37. Greg van Arvamaet

38. Michal Kwiatkowski

39. Velosure Giordana Racing Team

40. Pauline Ferrand Prevant

41. Alex Dowsett

42. Danny van Poppel

43. Marianne Vos

44. Tony Martin

45. Jens Voigt

CharliePan Sun 18-Jan-15 21:05:51

Rapha Condor????

One (of the many) that escaped me.....amassing an almighty 10!!

ariadneoliver Sun 18-Jan-15 22:00:42

Nyborg glad you're enjoying it smile bike

ariadneoliver Sun 18-Jan-15 22:02:12

That's the highest so far grin

CharliePan Sun 18-Jan-15 22:05:45


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