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Old 02-03-07, 05:42 PM   #1
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Tour of Calif. a week away....I'm pumped

...are you cool with Basso on Disco this season?
He sure looks good in that new kit at training camp....and gives me someone to root for in the new season.
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Old 02-03-07, 05:43 PM   #2
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Basso on Discovery is a dream come true!
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Old 02-03-07, 05:48 PM   #3
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Basso on Discovery is a dream come true!
I'm with ya on that one. I just hope he stays there....I'm....lets say a little jumpy about it all after what happened the day before Le Tour last year!

I wanted to be in Santa Barbara for that stage....could have stayed near there with a relative. But then her daughter had to go and get engaged and now I have to go there for the wedding at the end of June and can't go now too.

Some day I'll see a pro race in the states....
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Old 02-03-07, 06:05 PM   #4
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Here the TV schedual

http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com...-schedule.html

Look at the Tour Tracker...live tracking...woooohoooo
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Here the TV schedual

http://www.amgentourofcalifornia.com...-schedule.html

Look at the Tour Tracker...live tracking...woooohoooo
Wonderful.
Thanks biff....gotta go set the recorder.
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Old 02-03-07, 10:22 PM   #6
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Yeah.....I'll be there riding and checking out the race.
Road Trip!
Anyone familiar with the "House of Pain" ride?
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Anyone familiar with the "House of Pain" ride?
Outta my league! Ex-pros, 1's and 2's, elite triathletes, assorted hammer heads.
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Old 02-04-07, 07:32 AM   #8
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Outta my league! Ex-pros, 1's and 2's, elite triathletes, assorted hammer heads.
I figured that.....cool.
My buddy and I are planning on doing it.
He's done it before and says it's wicked.
I might be struggling, but it'll be a good training.
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I figured that.....cool.
My buddy and I are planning on doing it.
He's done it before and says it's wicked.
I might be struggling, but it'll be a good training.
You also find some 3's and 4's in there...the pack sometimes splits up into different
groups. But yeah a lot of the 1's and 2's will use it as a race if thye aren't racing
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Correct me if I am wrong, but the race is 2 weeks away, today is the 4th and the race starts of the 18th
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Yeah, but that's a week in cyclist time.

For example, Wisconsin's Superweek is three weeks long.

And when a racer tries to convince you that they haven't ridden in weeks, they actually mean four days.
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