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    ....gets the cheese Second Mouse's Avatar
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    Solvang TT--Stage 5 (Spoilers??)

    Rock Racing got their skinsuits and TT bikes in time for today's stage.

    Early riders are out in semi-dry conditions, but it looks like the skies might open up again.

    This isn't exactly a flat stage--lots of folks standing while going up the hills.

    Dave Z ftw!

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    i've ridden the course numerous times and suffice to say there are definitely some hilly sections. when my dad first told me the proposed route this year i told him they were nuts if they put in that first climb/descent... you make the first left and then its up up and up before making a very steep descent into a 90 degree right

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    They just had Jackson Stewart for an interview in the commentator booth. Nice to hear some insight into his suffering.
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    crappy cell phone pic from my dad of boonen warming up


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    Holy Crap!

    The World's Scrawniest Slovenian caught Bobby Julich...and leads the stage

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    your dad seems to be pretty kewl. he's right in boonen's face
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    Brajkovic beat Wiggins....Who would of thought that?? 32.05

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    Quote Originally Posted by garysol1 View Post
    Brajkovic beat Wiggins....Who would of thought that?? 32.05
    he was tt world u23 champion... but yes, it looks silly.

    Cancellara looks STRONG.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dmotoguy View Post
    he was tt world u23 champion. .
    did not know that. I figured he was a climber only by looking at him

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    Cancellara looks very shifty on his saddle... keeps nudging himself backwards.
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    Quote Originally Posted by smoke View Post
    your dad seems to be pretty kewl. he's right in boonen's face
    hah. i don't know...he is my dad... having an 'all access' pass helps too.

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    Interesting that of Cancellara, Dave Z, and David Millar, only Millar has he deep 1080 zipp wheel. Levi is using a climbing wheel??

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    Millar is FLYING through the corners and staring at his power numbers more than the road!

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrWJODonnell View Post
    Levi is using a climbing wheel??
    AND HE'S WINNING!
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrWJODonnell View Post
    Interesting that of Cancellara, Dave Z, and David Millar, only Millar has he deep 1080 zipp wheel. Levi is using a climbing wheel??
    Levi looks like he's on a Dura Ace or Bontrager 50

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    Oh well, so much for Z winning the stage. 2nd so far at 32:01, behind Vandevelde at 31:31.

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    I hope millars sticks for 1st or 2nd, but its some stiff competition..
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    You HAVE to be kidding me!!!

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    Holy ****! EPIC FARKING RIDE!!!!! EPIC EPIC EPIC!!!!!!!
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    Levi--30:46??? Yeeowsah!

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    Still not a fan.
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    Wow...

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    ? Unreal.
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    holy moly

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    Quote Originally Posted by USAZorro View Post
    Still not a fan.

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