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Old 05-10-07, 06:53 PM   #1
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Mont Ventoux

Think Lance could've climbed it this fast?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dFL3-OM9jOE&NR=1

Not exactly cycling-related, but since we probably have our fair share of speed freaks, you guys will love this.
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Old 05-10-07, 07:10 PM   #2
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He didn't go to the top--whatupwiddat?
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He didn't go to the top--whatupwiddat?
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That would be entertaining. Any clue as to the speeds?
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That was very cool. Thanks for the vid. If you look close you can see the chalk art on the road.
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That would be entertaining. Any clue as to the speeds?
It ranged from fast to damn fast.
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so weird. i just watched this earlier today for the first time. you probably picked up my trail, somewhere around the cypress's highlands rr and the 1982 tandems.
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jesus christ. that was an amazing show of driving skill!
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That would be entertaining. Any clue as to the speeds?
I'm guessing fast, but not fastest. Seems like he peaked 6th (?) gear a few times, my guess is the ratios were designed for the climb so his top speed wasn't that high. I'll bet his final drive gear could have been higher, though I think if it was he may have ended up off the edge.
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Too much wind up top to go to the summit, I'm guessing.

Right where he stopped is where it opens up, and the winds can be nasty.
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