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Old 10-20-07, 05:43 PM   #1
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Agile gears in Lombardia

Damiano Cunego said this after winning today:


"I started my sprint in a very agile gear," Cunego recalled.


What's that? Is that just a weird translation, or something I've missed?
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Old 10-20-07, 05:45 PM   #2
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He means he started with a good jump. Witness in your next race how guys trying to sprint in their 11/12T from 29mph get beaten by juniors in their 15s.
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Old 10-20-07, 08:17 PM   #3
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I think "agile" is the perfect translation.
Starting from a gear you can get on top of quickly, yet still power away with force.
Snuffle said it well above too.
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He means he started with a good jump. Witness in your next race how guys trying to sprint in their 11/12T from 29mph get beaten by juniors in their 15s.
but but but.....it worked for Petacchi?!?!
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