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Old 07-08-08, 11:48 AM   #1
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Schumacher...hmmmmm

18 Seconds better than anyone else huh? Just sayin'.
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Old 07-08-08, 12:13 PM   #2
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Must have had a better tailwind than anyone else of course.
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Old 07-08-08, 12:16 PM   #3
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...or he's likely to bonk in the mountains?
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Old 07-08-08, 12:18 PM   #4
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does the UCI test for saurkraut? it's a very effective TWE, or tailwind enhancement substance.
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Old 07-08-08, 12:43 PM   #5
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It's not as if the guy is a total unknown. He has won TTs before....
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Yeah I kinda had that idea in my head too, that is a huge advantage for a non-favorite. Cancellara had a bad day no doubt but Shum really destroyed them. I was thinking the winning time would be only a second or two faster than the number two guy. Do we ahve to start all this talk again? Ugh!
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Old 07-08-08, 06:06 PM   #7
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This is the bed that sports have made - and we all get to lie in it. What do I mean? Everything is in question now. Well, things a bit out of norm. This 41 year old Olympic swimmer is being questioned even though she is having all kinds of voluntary tests. Someone that was not listed as a favorite (based on the VS crew) winning the first TT by a strong margin will be questioned.

For those cycling fans that are somehow offended by such a question, you are wrong. if no one test positive in 15 years then you can be offended at such a question.
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Congratulations to an excellent ride and if you can do 19 plus rolling miles in about 35 minites you congratulate him too. BTW add 3 over 100 miles a day to it before he rode it. Go Le Tour Good Show

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Old 07-09-08, 03:45 AM   #9
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same thought crossed my mind, very sad when you start thinking like that every time someone (hopefully) has a good day
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Why cant you ******s just enjoy the sport.
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A great ride for sure.

It is sad that if you perform above expectations, you are thought of as a possible doper. That's where cycling is today. Tomorrow?????

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Shumacher also won the TT on a 2006 Bike!

The new Specialized Transitions have the rear caliper mounted down low near the BB.

Beat everybody on old gear. Wow
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Shumacher also won the TT on a 2006 Bike!

The new Specialized Transitions have the rear caliper mounted down low near the BB.
That's a Walser, Gerolsteiner has been using those for 5 years.

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Beat everybody on old gear. Wow
Like equipment matters THAT much.
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Walser >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Specialized

Discerning pro riders go to Andy Walser for TT specials.

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Why cant you ******s just enjoy the sport.
What did you call me? I resent being called a series of asterisks.
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does the UCI test for saurkraut? it's a very effective TWE, or tailwind enhancement substance.
Thank god it was a TT, otherwise he really would have decimated the field. What's the sense in drafting if you can't breathe.
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interesting to note that pre-race bruyneel tipped schumacher for this stage. i'll leave you all to draw your own conclusions (presumably along previously drawn battle lines) on that one.
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