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    phew... thankfully not in the top 10 ...

    phew...

    thankfully not in the top 10



    sounds like an insulation layer courtesy of a few beers would do you some good. should i bring the same stuff or would you want something different
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    i told Jsut that i'll have cold beers after the...

    i told Jsut that i'll have cold beers after the race, but he's such a momma's boy and probably can't imbibe

    perhaps i'll bring him a cold root beer instead? alternatively, not sure how long a...
  3. not at all; much appreciated. was wondering how...

    not at all; much appreciated. was wondering how flat my back was, etc.
  4. hard to tell; only way to know is try and find...

    hard to tell; only way to know is try and find out. it would appear that you could make quite a bit of aerodynamic gains without sacrificing much in terms of comfort (though there's a selection bias...
  5. FS: Size 56 2009 Cervelo S2 with Ultegra components. $1400+shipping

    Posting this for a friend.


    Besides the standard Shimano Ultegra components that came with the bike, I have made the following upgrades:

    Zipp Handle Bars
    Cervelo Reversible Head...
  6. FS: Size 56 2009 Cervelo S2 with Ultegra components. $1400+shipping

    Posting this for a friend.


    Besides the standard Shimano Ultegra components that came with the bike, I have made the following upgrades:

    Zipp Handle Bars
    Cervelo Reversible Head...
  7. thanks Matt, but i think your teammate was having...

    thanks Matt, but i think your teammate was having a bad day

    regardless, a LOT to learn. for example, show up 2 hours before start time; pre ride the course if it's tricky, etc. also my bike...
  8. slightly less than 54. bunch of cat-4's would...

    slightly less than 54. bunch of cat-4's would have beaten me. i doubt i'd have been slower in the first half if i were on my road bike...

    btw, going 20 mph on that course when you are coming off...
  9. same race as robbyville; had craptastic legs,...

    same race as robbyville; had craptastic legs, craptastic bike handling, and even more craptastic first 10-12 minutes. by results, i got blown away even by the 2nd and 3rd place finishers, but had a...
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    an old cranky curmudgeon would have told you: ...

    an old cranky curmudgeon would have told you: failing to prepare is preparing to fail ;)

    jest aside, well done given the crash and the circumstances
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    he's about 7 minutes ahead, 2 of those from the...

    he's about 7 minutes ahead, 2 of those from the cobbled stage.

    He gained 1 min on everyone yesterday and 50 seconds on the stage that Contador crashed out. Those are significant chunks of time,...
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    Strava Segment | Shenandoah TT 2012...

    Strava Segment | Shenandoah TT 2012

    the 2nd best time on strava is set by MDCatV's teammate, who's an excellent time trialist. ~26mph

    the local TT ace, who's a bit faster than the KOM, though...
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    they all look the same to him ;)

    they all look the same to him ;)
  14. previously: i thought i knew; i didn't, and the...

    previously: i thought i knew; i didn't, and the results showed the same



    funny you say that. i was about to type the same thing ;)
  15. hazzuh! i sniped Gsteinb in something ;)

    hazzuh! i sniped Gsteinb in something ;)
  16. you may want to get your facts right. He won a...

    you may want to get your facts right. He won a rainbow jersey AND two TdF AFTER he got shot
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    +1. speedy recovery

    +1. speedy recovery
  18. what book(s)?

    what book(s)?
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    Gent-Wevelgem on a solo break E3 Prijs...

    Gent-Wevelgem on a solo break
    E3 Prijs Vlaanderent by outsprinting his three break mates
    GP Montreal by attacking the descent and ITT to the finish
    Top 5 in MSR, RvV, and perhaps PR as well?
    ...
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    the stupid robert rolle commercials are really...

    the stupid robert rolle commercials are really getting on my nerves
  21. oh s***. sorry to hear that. how are you doing?

    oh s***. sorry to hear that. how are you doing?
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    neither do Kelly, Hinault, and Roche; nor do a...

    neither do Kelly, Hinault, and Roche; nor do a lot of former pro athletes now in their 50's
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    i wonder how many people got that reference

    i wonder how many people got that reference
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    you know, you could save a lot of trouble by...

    you know, you could save a lot of trouble by getting a Trek Emonda. 10 lbs with wheels that are as light as the ones you'll be using, and you can shed additional weight by removing a few more parts.
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    not a snob, just opinionated. i do not drink...

    not a snob, just opinionated. i do not drink imitation piss ale; nor am i a big fan of lagers. Stouts are okay for occasions. Otherwise i like Bell's Oberon, Ommegang, etc. Trader Joe's actually...
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