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Old 01-22-07, 08:00 PM
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riddle me this Liquigas fans

Liquigas dumps Bianchi yet still opts for the nasty celeste jerseys ... wtf?



I'd be pss'd if I were Cannondale.

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Old 01-22-07, 08:09 PM
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http://www.liquigas.com/ita/main.cfm

Il verde il colore del garante.
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I just like hearing Phil Liggett say "leakygas."
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Originally Posted by Snuffleupagus
http://www.liquigas.com/ita/main.cfm

Il verde il colore del garante.

Aha!! So Bianchi and Liquigas are each owned by the same colorblind dego!

(it's OK, I'm a dego too).

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anyone else think the shorts remind you of Cippo?

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Originally Posted by domestique
anyone else think the shorts remind you of Cippo?


Don't know, but get a load-a the size of Rodriguez's head!!

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Originally Posted by geneman
Liquigas dumps Bianchi yet still opts for the nasty celeste jerseys ... wtf?

I don't see any celeste.
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Old 01-22-07, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by DrPete
I just like hearing Phil Liggett say "leakygas."
How else would you pronounce it?
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Originally Posted by spingineer
How else would you pronounce it?
Lick-we-gas?
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I'm gettin' me one uh dem's jerseys.
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Originally Posted by geneman
Don't know, but get a load-a the size of Rodriguez's head!!

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Anytime I see someone with a large head, they are referred to as Fredhead. My wife's family and the Rodriguez family are very close so it is a coined phrase in my house.
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That's not celeste. It's a very different color.
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Originally Posted by theworm86
I don't see any celeste.
Neither do I.
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Old 01-23-07, 12:43 AM
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Their kits are too big.
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Yeah, that's not anywhere near Pantone 12-5507
It's closer to 14-0123.
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guys, guys ... anyone who knows anyone who's anyone who knows Bianchi can tell you that their definition of celeste can fall anywhere from "kid splitpea puke" to aqua "Exxon-Valdez" marine (yes those are patented color names now owned by Crayola). And when you're colorblind it all looks the same anyway. Geesh!!

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Oh and Fredhead!! ... I love it.
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