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Old 07-08-04, 07:26 PM   #1
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No Disc Wheel for Ullrich

Why isn't T-Mobile and Ullrich riding a disc in the back? Is that four spoke up front and back more aerodynamic? I find that hard to believe. I remember earlier in the season he had a disc at soem TT, when he came back to racing in tour of germany I noticed he didn't have the disc back. Anyone heard anything? I thought he would be all over anything to give him an edge over, or at least equal, armstrong. Especially considering his considerable TT skills.
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Old 07-08-04, 07:56 PM   #2
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wind - the entire Tmobile Team used the xenex(sp?) wheels...

the prologue was not good weather too... so no disc wheels for almost everyone from Tmobile.
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Old 07-09-04, 08:11 AM   #3
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Is that why they didn't finish first? The posties had discs.
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Is that why they didn't finish first? The posties had discs.
Heh, disc wheels arnt going to make that big a difference when you have the best ridders in the world doing a TTT. The tmobile directors/mechanics know this.

Credit Agricole, Euskaltel-Euskadi had discs, most everyone used discs - even those who finished well behind Tmobile, in the TTT its all about your team.
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Yep, just what I thought. The T-Mobile guys might look cute in pink, but those guys in blue. My oh my! Gives good new meaning to "going postal"!
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Yep, just what I thought. The T-Mobile guys might look cute in pink, but those guys in blue. My oh my! Gives good new meaning to "going postal"!
Heh, I like that
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