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Old 02-18-10, 10:53 AM   #1
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SF Giants Centerfielder is an avid Cyclist

http://www.contracostatimes.com/giants/ci_14423077?nclick_check=1



This is a really good article about how Aaron Rowand got "addicted" (his word) to his Pinarello and lost 10 pounds
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Old 02-18-10, 01:34 PM   #2
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He seems like a really cool guy. The Giants just paid too much for him (much like the Zito signing).
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They should have had a picture of his Pinarello.
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Old 02-18-10, 05:32 PM   #4
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They should have had a picture of his Pinarello.
Are you thinking orange and black paint job?
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Nice. I see Aaron as a sprinter. Bet that dude can push out the watts.
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Yes!
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Cool article, always helps legitimize cycling to the masses when a Pro athelete in "traditional" stick and ball sports talks of his appreciation for cycling.
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Cool article, always helps legitimize cycling to the masses when a Pro athelete in "traditional" stick and ball sports talks of his appreciation for cycling.
Dude, how you could write such a lucid sentence 25 minutes after we got back from a hard 30 mile night ride is amazing to me.
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He seems like a really cool guy. The Giants just paid too much for him (much like the Zito signing).
Not to be picky, but nothing is like the Zito signing.
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Not to be picky, but nothing is like the Zito signing.
Word.
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Zito is getting something like $18M in 2010 and Rowand is due $12M. That's ~$30M tied up with two players that had average, at best, seasons in 09. These contracts are also preventing the team from a much needed bat in the middle of the order.
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he may be a better cyclist than center fielder at this point....just sayin.
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It's rare I resurrect an old thread...but...

Things worked ok for the Giants, eh?
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