Join Date: Oct 2003
Bikes: Cannondale 2.8, Specialized S-works E5 road, GT Talera
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It helps to have friends in the peleton as well, you help someone one day, you may get a little assistance when you need it as well.
Remember, its like this, all these guys work in the same office, just in different departments. There is office gossip, rumors, alliances etc... And becuase riders often sign 1 or 2 year contracts, or the sponsors sign 1 or 2 year contracts. A lot of guys ride for a different team, (department) every couple of years or so. So you get to know a lot of other company employees so to speak.
"You should already be aware that riding with people who steer with their elbows, stick food to the top tube of their frames and ride around in dick togs is not a great idea." -- Classic1