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Old 05-26-09, 03:58 PM   #1
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This is what makes our sport beautiful...

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Wannabes who talk about attempting to crash someone on their wheel, during a POS group ride because he can't sprint, please take note.
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Only sport where opposing teams work together one day, and against the next, and together...
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is it me, or is basso hocking a loogey in that pic?
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A couple of years ago during the TdF there was a two-man break that had been away for hours. They rode into the finishing town together and as they passed under the flamme rouge, they shook hands, said bon chance, and then duked it out for the win.

Even though this was during Lancemania, this is the moment that hooked me for a lifetime.
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maybe a dumb question but where are they getting these huge bottles. I assume it is in the feed zone but since they dont fit in cages do they drink them right away and chuck them?
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maybe a dumb question but where are they getting these huge bottles. I assume it is in the feed zone but since they dont fit in cages do they drink them right away and chuck them?
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is it me, or is basso hocking a loogey in that pic?
Yeah - for a while I thought that maybe he had taken a spill and that was a bandage, but now I've seen the ... uh, light.... Or something.
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That one Menchov's got went the way most do - dumped onto his head. The riders seem to trust cans of coke though.
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maybe a dumb question but where are they getting these huge bottles. I assume it is in the feed zone but since they dont fit in cages do they drink them right away and chuck them?
Hand-ups from the crowds, picked up, passed around, and ditched quickly.


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Botto, are you drunk?
This thread is so g**
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What is so g** about men giving each other fluids?
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Only sport where opposing teams work together one day, and against the next, and together...
It happens in auto racing (if you call it a sport) all the time.
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It happens in auto racing (if you call it a sport) all the time.
I call it a sport, mainly because I've experienced it.
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A couple of years ago during the TdF there was a two-man break that had been away for hours. They rode into the finishing town together and as they passed under the flamme rouge, they shook hands, said bon chance, and then duked it out for the win.

Even though this was during Lancemania, this is the moment that hooked me for a lifetime.
My lifetime fan moment was late in the 2006 Giro. Jens Voigt was in a long break with a Spanish rider, mountain finish, Basso on CSC in the maglia rosa. Voigt ordered not to work on the last climb, but to do the wheelsucker sprint for the stage win. Voigt rolls up to his companion, speaks, pats the guy's back...and sits up in the last kilometer. No one shows grit and class like Jens.
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Wannabes who talk about attempting to crash someone on their wheel, during a POS group ride because he can't sprint, please take note.
Quoting the whole OP because it says it all AFAIC.
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