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    What is on Hincapie's neck???

    everytime you see him on tv, he has some grey thing around the back of his neck -- anyone know what it is? something related to the radios?

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    The other Disco guys have them too. They look like some kind of radio device, but I'm not sure.

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    Radio earpiece would be guess one.

    I-pod guess two.

    Or in his case, anti-climbing buzzer to make him slower and throw away Le Tour in the mountains device?
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    The part on his throat is a 'throat mic', activated by speaking or by pressing a button first.
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    He's part Borg.

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    Governor device to restrict speed.

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    Wife's remote control shock device to keep him away from podium girls. Working well at this point.

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    It's called a Throat Microphone, or a Transdermal Neck Microphone, although calling it the latter is usually for speech loss applications. It picks up vibrations of the vocal-cords through the neck muscle and skin. It cuts out backgound noise that a regular mic would pick up.

    Soldiers and motorcycle riders use them.

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    His tongue.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hipcycler
    Or in his case, anti-climbing buzzer to make him slower and throw away Le Tour in the mountains device?
    I bet you that's what it is. I hear Levi got the time trial version...and Mayo got the all inclusive deluxe version.

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    Every five minutes it plays a recording of Lance saying "you're nothing without me. you're nothing without me. you're nothing without me"
    i may have overreacted

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    Quote Originally Posted by Laggard
    Every five minutes it plays a recording of Lance saying "you're nothing without me. you're nothing without me. you're nothing without me"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cromulent
    He's part Borg.
    It's not working. You'd figure a Borg could wax people....I mean, look how Bjorn Borg used to wipe up the tennis courts with competitors...

    Being a Borg ain't what is used to be....we humans are catching up!


    And about the Borg R&D...that steering tube deal at Paris/Roubaix...
    "Nothing is so typical of middling minds than to harp on the intellectual deficiencies of the slightly less smart, but considerably more successful."
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