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Old 07-25-10, 02:10 PM   #1
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Mark Cavendish, what's he on?

so what kinda dope, roids, blood transfusions is this dude getting ? when he sprints he makes people look like they arent moving . whatever hes on im going to get some to complement my training/win races.
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Old 07-25-10, 02:18 PM   #2
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Genetically lucky to have a high percentage of fast twitch muscles, most likely.
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gah, stop it....
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Old 07-25-10, 02:25 PM   #4
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I'd say a lot of friggen focused effort and training.
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Old 07-25-10, 02:28 PM   #5
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gota agree with the two of you with trainign and genetics, but there is somthing else there lol
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I believe this is a spoiler thread
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There is a factor that probably nobody noticed, Cavendish still does TRACK also during the year, in a matter of fact that is what is giving him the final rush big time. Thats why im waiting for the "flying dutchman" to catch up in the road because he is way faster than Cavendish

If im not wrong he won a few races in the world cups lately, cant remember right now but i have the video somewhere... probably somebody can do the homework?

Here is a picture form last years...

http://www.zimbio.com/pictures/LBhWV...Mark+Cavendish
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Old 07-25-10, 02:47 PM   #9
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I believe this is a spoiler thread
def not a spoiler considering i was referring to his stage 18 win (2 days ago)where it looked like he wasnt even trying
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I've read a few times that Cav actually makes less power than most of the other sprinters. I'll see if I can find where I've seen this before.
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all i know is the guys a beast regardless of roids , hes def one of my fav's to watch. this is my first time watchin the tour and watchin cav dominate sprints , renshaw head butting peeps and schleck climbing mountains like a monster got me hooked
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why are you so mean to me, just be nice and contribute or shhhhhhh
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Old 07-25-10, 03:07 PM   #15
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all i know is the guys a beast regardless of roids , hes def one of my fav's to watch. this is my first time watchin the tour and watchin cav dominate sprints , renshaw head butting peeps and schleck climbing mountains like a monster got me hooked
yep
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def very entertaining , im bummed its over
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Cav is just a sprinting beast. 'Nuff said.
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why are you so mean to me, just be nice and contribute or shhhhhhh
Contribute? That would be like having your dog take a crap on another dogs crap that someone left on the sidewalk and calling it a contribution.
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I noticed watching him today that he seems to sprint in a lower position than other riders. He seems to have pretty short arms and really try to get down low. I think he's just made to sprint.
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Genetically lucky to have a high percentage of fast twitch muscles, most likely.
As a cyclist I wouldn't say you're lucky to have a high percentage of fast twitch muscles. More like cursed.
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Old 07-25-10, 03:26 PM   #21
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Contribute? That would be like having your dog take a crap on another dogs crap that someone left on the sidewalk and calling it a contribution.

lmao. you friend... are funny.
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Thats why im waiting for the "flying dutchman" to catch up in the road because he is way faster than Cavendish
There are a lot of track guys in the peleton. What makes Cav special is that he can sprint after 120+ miles.

Oh, and he's short, keeps him aero.
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I've read a few times that Cav actually makes less power than most of the other sprinters. I'll see if I can find where I've seen this before.
I seem to remember reading that too. Something about how he was slightly less powerful but able to get more aero than most sprinters.
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Contribute? That would be like having your dog take a crap on another dogs crap that someone left on the sidewalk and calling it a contribution.
Okay, it must be time for me to go back to the "Fifty Plus" forum where maturity and a few (apparently) lost social skills prevent posts such as these.
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