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Old 07-30-12, 03:31 PM   #1
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Men's Olympic Road Race - Putney High Street

The Olympic road races came through my part of London this weekend, so I went out on Saturday to watch the men's race and took a few pictures to share with you guys: enjoy
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Is it true the pros have thighs like tree trunks?
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Is it true the pros have thighs like tree trunks?
No worries. Some of the pros, especially the sprinters have pretty stocky legs, yes. Climbers' thighs aren't generally as big but still an impressive sight. Track cyclists' thighs can be just something else.
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Is it true the pros have thighs like tree trunks?
Not roadies. I have bigger thighs than most of them ...... but that's not a good thing. They can put out more power with less weight.
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