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Old 03-29-08, 12:36 PM   #1
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What's wrong with this picture?

The start of today's E3, courtesy CyclingNews.com:

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Good Luck in english?
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its way too big?
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Look at the cars. Then look at the riders. Then look at the cars.
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Those are all the follow cars, the riders are turning and I am guessing they are going to pull through after the last rider. . .
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Cars are lined up the 'wrong' way...? Grasping.
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I think the riders are making a right turn, and so the cars will make a left when the riders pass.
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hmm... i didn't realize there was a turn. There definitely doesn't look to be a right-hand turn there, what iwth the crowd and all, but I think you're right, Mike.
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Its difficult to be sure, but there is a right hand turn that theyre heading into. The team cars appear to be positioned to follow the cyclists.
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fine, they're turning. Way to rain on my parade.

Still, the picture is taken at a really weird perspective.
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speaking of cars in the road this race was pretty nuts today when they had to weave through parked cars on the road
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fine, they're turning. Way to rain on my parade.

Still, the picture is taken at a really weird perspective.
Agreed; it took me a while to spot that also. (I looked it over before reading the posts.)

I thought the "Good luck" sign seemed odd also.

If the sprint has lots of "argy bargy" as Paul Sherwin would say, those cinder blocks against the barriers on the left side of the road could be a nasty reminder of where the "edge" of the road really is.
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Almost looks as if the Bouygues rider's handlebars aren't attached to his bike, but I'm sure that's not it.

Is this a start that immediately turns right? That's a bit odd.

But yes, the cars will join the course as soon as the riders pass.
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^^ winnar.
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Bad teeth in the mouth of the man at the far left?
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Isn't that Brian from Cycling.tv?
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Cofidis riders congregate at the back of the pack from the get go.

Girl picks her teeth.

Camera 3 is wasting batteries shooting the tailgunners.

Who took this photo and why? The action is up the road.
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Why is Good Luck the only thing in English?
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Can anyone else figure out what is on the roof of the building in the middle with the gray shingles? The things inbetween the windows?
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Can anyone else figure out what is on the roof of the building in the middle with the gray shingles? The things inbetween the windows?
Lights? Like spot lights? I dunno.

I feel like there's got to be a Waldo in this picture somewhere but I can't find him.

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Air vents...?
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