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Old 12-06-03, 06:23 AM   #1
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George Hincapie Story

I came across this story on George Hincapie's site. A 12 y/o boy writes about his "Picture Day" experience with George Hincapie.

This is probably the best story I've read this year.

A Thank You Letter to George Hincapie

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Old 12-06-03, 08:24 AM   #2
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Thanks Cheif! I love stories such as this one. I hope my child has a passion for bikes like this young fellow.
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Nice Read Thanks!
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I'm speechless.

thanks for the link and great story.
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Awesome story, Stanford has a promising future as a writer/racer. Or maybe Phil Ligget's replacement.
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Awesome story, Stanford has a promising future as a writer/racer. Or maybe Phil Ligget's replacement.
My favorite part of the article:

"At the finish line, George said “Good ride” and he handed me his Oakley’s. These are “The Oakley’s” - The white glasses he wore in the Tour. That was so nice. When I put these on I will be an automatic 79 pound “chick magnet." It was the perfect day. The ride was so great."
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