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Originally Posted by rm -rf View Post
Peter Sagan says it's okay to sit on the top tube -- at 80 kph. (oh, but I forgot that pro team bikes were disposable...)
Yep. Even back when, Ocana had a very pricey lot of titanium Speedwell's labeled Motobecane. He did NOT have just one. Surely he knew the weakness and risk. Read he paid for them out of his own pocket, not from the team budget.

Other mention in our vintage racing minds is Sean Kelly. Many others too as they had a fleet ready at their disposal. No one has a true count on how many professionally used race bikes were tossed away at season end, but most are. Few kept and or gifted away.
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