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Old 07-30-09, 04:30 PM   #1
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Schleck Brothers Video

Caught this on YouTube . . . . there's just no way these guys should be on different teams. . . . they're like peanut butter and jelly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yz3sKyP2WgQ

They talk about Armstrong, press rumors and tour stuff. Very entertaining

They're riding for Saxo Bank next year . . . period.
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Old 07-30-09, 04:45 PM   #2
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I was impressed by their straight foward interviews durning the TDF. Glad to hear they honor their contracts also. Wish them the best.
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Whats on Andys shirt? Looks like Christ carrying the cross but then again, it looks as if Christ has a ballcap on. I dont think that would go together.
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I like when Andy said they just signed a contract with Armstrong so Frank can afford the 380K Euro diamond ring
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Very entertaining video. I like the Shleck bros. Very cool.
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I am glad to see that someone has some class , class lacking in Armstrong and Contador.
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Caught this on YouTube . . . . there's just no way these guys should be on different teams. . . . they're like peanut butter and jelly.
I would have said "carrot sticks and diet Coke".
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Old 07-30-09, 06:32 PM   #8
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Loved it. Thanks for sharing. I hope they can keep that awesome Saxo team together. So many great riders with great personalities.
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I would have said "carrot sticks and diet Coke".
Seriously. Andy Schleck is 1.5 inches or so shorter than me and over 20 pounds lighter according to that interview. Skinny freak.
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Class! thx for that
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A very rare example of true brotherhood. They should be the poster "children" for pro cycling! Thanks for sharing.

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Whats on Andys shirt? Looks like Christ carrying the cross but then again, it looks as if Christ has a ballcap on. I dont think that would go together.
I can't tell you, its not drawn in English.
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I'm just amazed those arms just don't snap right off!
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Great interview, thanks for sharing.
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They both seem cool. I must admit, a lot cooler than AC and LA as mentioned above.
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6'1" and 143 pounds? Holy cow, I thought I was a beanpole at 6'5" 175. No wonder he can climb!
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6'1" and 143 pounds? Holy cow, I thought I was a beanpole at 6'5" 175. No wonder he can climb!
Yes .. . . it gives new meaning to term "slight build"

When friends and family tell me I need to put on some weight . . I'm 6'3" 165. . . . I now refer them to the Schlecks


Andy said he puts on muscle during the tour. Funny how they pan the camera to his arms! . . .Not much there. They are of the body type though that won't show muscle gain or loss easily. Some people gain weight from added muscle from riding . . some don't. I know I lose muscle away from riding . . . . so the bike is the best way for me to retain what I have or gain. I've weighed much more than I do know . . .but I can't say I climb any better. . . .there's a point where less weight becomes less strength. . . but I'm no great rider either. The Schlecks are able to ride well as beanpoles though . . .but even they would have a point of diminishing returns if they weighed less.
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Love these guys. Just the whole idea of them is pretty precious.

Appreciate the comments about respecting their contracts.
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A very rare example of true brotherhood. They should be the poster "children" for pro cycling! Thanks for sharing.

Cheers,
I agree! What a refreshing change from the AC vs LA soap opera. Like others who posted before me, I appreciate the fact that they want to honor their contract with Saxo Bank. I wish them continued success.

For me one of the more touching moments of the TDF was when Frank and Andy held hands crossing the finish line in Stage 17.
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