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Old 08-04-10, 12:30 PM   #1
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Armstrong announces international cycling's 2011 return to Colorado

Imagine another Colorado get together and maybe catching a stage or 2 ?


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Old 08-04-10, 06:28 PM   #2
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I just linked this story in another thread before I noticed this one.

This should become a great event with the fantastic terrain and the resident cyclist population. Kudos to Quizno's for stepping up as a sponsor. Too bad Coke or some of the other big Atlanta-based companies didn't see fit to do the same to save the Tour de Georgia.
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Imagine another Colorado get together and maybe catching a stage or 2 ?
Maybe we could enter as a team?
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I want to see a stage go through Colorado National Monument.
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This is very exciting news.
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Maybe we could enter as a team?
Yes! A 50+ team. "Team Old Farts". Or "Team Colonoscopy". They would have to give us a 4 hour headstart. Maybe waterbottles with Metamucil mixture. Hmmmm. Okay, I'm in.
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This is great news. My brother and I drove to CO to see the Coors Classic twice, the last one being the year Hinault won with Lemond's support. It was so much fun following the race around the mountains, staking out viewing spots for the road stages, watching the time trial up to Vail Pass, the criterium in Denver, the circuit races around the Morgul-Bismark and Estes Park. What a blast.
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Wonder if Geritol would sponsor Team O' Farts
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The original name of the race was" The Red Zinger"( the tea company),In the 70's... and they had some races in Washington Park in Denver, I was rooting around in the darkroom the other day and found several hundred B/WPictures of those races....Good memories..Bud .
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Hey oldster, care to share some of the photos.

They would be really interesting to see.
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Another reason to spend a week in Colorado!! I have experience climbing mountains in Co-does that qualify me to be a team member on the 50+ team?????
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Another reason to spend a week in Colorado!! I have experience climbing mountains in Co-does that qualify me to be a team member on the 50+ team?????
Are you kidding? You're our GC man!
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Maybe we could enter as a team?
I'd love to be on the 50+ team but I think I have a shuffleboard tournament that week.

Yeah, that's the ticket.
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Since the US Postal Service once sponsored a team, maybe we could get Social Security as a sponsor.
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The domestique on the team better make a mean breakfast.

And also make dynamite pies.
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Hey oldster, care to share some of the photos.

They would be really interesting to see.
They are 8x10 B&w's and my scanner is not working these days, or I would give it a shot..
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Since the US Postal Service once sponsored a team, maybe we could get Social Security as a sponsor.
There's always AARP.
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Estes Park CO Coors Classic 1986

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I'd love to be on the 50+ team but I think I have a shuffleboard tournament that week.

Yeah, that's the ticket.
Hey, Louis, let's do it next year! We can use tours as training!
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THAT might work!
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August in the Rockies, GENIUS!

I hope Contador shows up. I want to sneeze on him.....
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What was a Red Zinger?????
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