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Old 07-22-04, 09:39 PM   #1
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Huge phallic symbol on the road??

I like watching the crap/art/graffiti that fans pan on the roads. Lately I've seen "EPO Lance" and "Lance, Rip Their Balls Off!" and stuff like that, but every year I see a huge image of a ****** on the road surface. I've seen it in the Vuelta too. The first time I saw it I laughed, but now I'm thinking there must be some odd fertility/virility tradition with it, and not just some idiot fans saying "hey, I'm going to draw a pee-pee on the road, be looking for it on TV."

Anyone know anything about it, for real? Oddly, OLN hasn't had Sam Posey do a "history of penis on the road" story yet.
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Old 07-22-04, 10:26 PM   #2
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I like the stuff on the road too. Must be a lot of vulgar stuff though, since the aerial shots are kept to a minimal and as soon as I see something vulgar, they change camera angles.
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No tradition. Just drunk fans drawing what they think is funny.....dicks, syringes, boobies, insults. All part of the Tour.
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It must have been an American or Aussie who did it, because we all know that the Europeans are way too cultured and superior to do something like that.
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It must have been an American or Aussie who did it, because we all know that the Europeans are way too cultured and superior to do something like that.
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Christian Vandevelde mentioned something about this on his diary. He said he has no idea why they do it, but he sort of laughs every time he runs over one.
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Christian Vandevelde mentioned something about this on his diary. He said he has no idea why they do it, but he sort of laughs every time he runs over one.

I wouldn't laugh if he ran over mine..
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Anyone know anything about it, for real?
They do it because the penis is funny... And always will be.
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They do it because the penis is funny... And always will be.
I mean how can you argue with that statement, really... no, I MEAN REALLY!!
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