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    Lance Armstrong - Porsche

    Which Porsche did/does he have?

    (If anyone knows, model and year please).

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    I would like to know what kind of socks he wears, personally.

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    In 1996 he had a new Porsche that he sold when he began cancer treatment, but I do not know the model.
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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timmyquest View Post
    I would like to know what kind of socks he wears, personally.
    Well dont hijack my thread - you start your own.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    In 1996 he had a new Porsche that he sold when he began cancer treatment, but I do not know the model.
    It was a good read...

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    I liked it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by colorider View Post
    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    It's probably a Porsche Madone

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid View Post
    It's probably a Porsche Madone
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    T'is foo where hijacks abound.

    This could very well turn into a thread about spanking.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    In 1996 he had a new Porsche that he sold when he began cancer treatment, but I do not know the model.
    I remember seeing a picture awhile back and it sticks in my head that it was a Turbo.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mustang1 View Post
    Which Porsche did/does he have?

    (If anyone knows, model and year please).
    The expensive one. My pal Don has the 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera convertible if that helps. But he can't ride like Lance. Faster than me, but everybody's faster than me.

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    I heard he used to spank his porsche, or something like that.
    “Courage is going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm." (Churchill)

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    Quote Originally Posted by carbonlife View Post

    *hands worlds best google searcher crown back to it's rightful owner*

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    The expensive one. My pal Don has the 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera convertible if that helps. But he can't ride like Lance. Faster than me, but everybody's faster than me.
    How much money would you be willing to put on that?

    Pcad, i can out self-loath you any day of the week...i don't think you know who you're messing with.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carbonlife View Post
    I thought so.

    The 993 Twin Turbo is my favorite 911 model.
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    This would have to be the best I've ever seen:
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    Except you don't want to be driving that one around in stop&go city traffic. The clutch is all-on or all-off, you pretty much either stall it when trying to take off or you end up lighting up the tyres.

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    Quote Originally Posted by carbonlife View Post
    Evil! Evil!!!!

    I had a boss who had something similar to the above and he let anyone drive it (he owned the company). I borrowed it once and drove it exactly 15 minutes (the amount of time it took me to realize that I could easily kill myself).

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    Quote Originally Posted by DannoXYZ View Post
    Except you don't want to be driving that one around in stop&go city traffic. The clutch is all-on or all-off, you pretty much either stall it when trying to take off or you end up lighting up the tyres.

    I'll take your word for it, I'll never get the chance to find out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DannoXYZ View Post
    Except you don't want to be driving that one around in stop&go city traffic. The clutch is all-on or all-off, you pretty much either stall it when trying to take off or you end up lighting up the tyres.
    Agreed, but the latter ones (of the 400 built) have a smoother clutch. Still pretty much on/off like you say though, but a touch softer.

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    I remember watching Lance get honked at by a person in a porch on those Lance specials.
    question everything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mmerner View Post
    I remember watching Lance get honked at by a person in a porch on those Lance specials.
    Like this one?
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    Last edited by dgodave; 03-29-08 at 11:19 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DannoXYZ View Post
    Except you don't want to be driving that one around in stop&go city traffic. The clutch is all-on or all-off, you pretty much either stall it when trying to take off or you end up lighting up the tyres.
    lol seen the CEO of our company do that a few times dont know if he got a different one by now but he complained to us about how the car doesnt drive right i took a lap around the traileryard and didnt notice anything. the funniest **** ive heard him do was cross tread the knockoffs cause he was afraid the wheels would fly off after i told him it doesnt take much to tighten them
    riding and pimpin again

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    Quote Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
    The expensive one. My pal Don has the 2008 Porsche 911 Carrera convertible if that helps. But he can't ride like Lance. Faster than me, but everybody's faster than me.
    Just wondering, why would that help?

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