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Old 02-25-07, 12:40 AM
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ToC: Big George .........

George Hincapie at Solvang.

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Old 02-25-07, 05:59 AM
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What kind of Oakley's are those? Little less conspicuous than last year's model he wore.
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Old 02-25-07, 06:53 AM
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He seems to have trouble keeping the rubber side down......
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Originally Posted by boozergut
He seems to have trouble keeping the rubber side down......
incorrect.
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George really deserves a break.

Maybe that was a poor choice of words...
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Old 02-25-07, 07:58 AM
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Originally Posted by boozergut
He seems to have trouble keeping the rubber side down......
Getting taken out by another rider doesn't exactly qualify as having trouble staying upright.

Thanks so much for the pics, erader!

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Old 02-25-07, 08:08 AM
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Thank you for the pics erader. The clarity is outstanding. You can see the smallest detail from the dimples on the skin suits to the reflection in his helmet of the spectators. Nice composition too.
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Old 02-25-07, 08:29 AM
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Thanks again, you're providing me with great wallpaper!
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Yes, thanks again for sharing.
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Originally Posted by POTFH
What kind of Oakley's are those? Little less conspicuous than last year's model he wore.
New model called the Oakley Radar
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Old 02-25-07, 09:32 AM
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The Oakley Radar are shoes...
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Originally Posted by bdcheung
The Oakley Radar are shoes...
In the 2007 Buyer's Guide issue of Bicycling, there is a huge ad from Oakley about their new product, Radar. No mention of any shoes, but there was a huge pic of the glasses.
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Well, this is interesting. We're both right:
http://oakley.com/o/o2118d
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Oakley's site discusses the wearing of the "Radar" glasses by Ironman winner Normann Stadler (http://oakley.com/news/ironman_06/)
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Great pics...thanks for posting them erader!
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Ed, you need to become BF official photographer, your pictures are outstanding.

Maybe Joe can send you to France in July
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erader....

Again....you MUST come to SE Wisconsin with your cameras and take pretty pictures of me in a race!
I'd hire you in a minute.

My compliments.
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Evidently GH is a huge pothead.
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Originally Posted by recneps
Evidently GH is a huge pothead.
??????????
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Old 02-25-07, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by RockyMtnMerlin
??????????
+1

Oh, wait a minute, never mind, I forgot that most endurance athletes like to damage their lungs with deep tokes and air sack choking tar, carbons, etc
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Old 02-25-07, 01:11 PM
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Originally Posted by Mojo GoGo
+1

Oh, wait a minute, never mind, I forgot that most endurance athletes like to damage their lungs with deep tokes and air sack choking tar, carbons, etc
Maybe it's just GH, and maybe not anymore but my team mechanic grew up with GH and raced juniors with him, says that he was a huge pothead as a junior and hung out with him a few years ago and he still smokes.

Also on a side note your sarcasm is terrible.
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Old 02-25-07, 01:16 PM
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Originally Posted by recneps
Maybe it's just GH, and maybe not anymore but my team mechanic grew up with GH and raced juniors with him, says that he was a huge pothead as a junior and hung out with him a few years ago and he still smokes.
Well, the time reference qualifiers in the above statement do not support your original post, "Evidently GH IS a huge pothead." (Emphasis added.)
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Originally Posted by RockyMtnMerlin
Well, the time reference qualifiers in the above statement do not support your original post, "Evidently GH IS a huge pothead." (Emphasis added.)

Originally Posted by recneps
Maybe it's just GH, and maybe not anymore but my team mechanic grew up with GH and raced juniors with him, says that he was a huge pothead as a junior and hung out with him a few years ago and he still smokes.

Also on a side note your sarcasm is terrible.
My team mechanic said "GH is one of the biggest potheads I've ever known".

Done, Final.
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Originally Posted by recneps
My team mechanic said "GH is one of the biggest potheads I've ever known".

Done, Final.
Well, your team mechanic must be smoking some himself. That stuff stays detectable in the system for quite some time, and it would absolutely turn up on a drug test. There's no way GH could be smoking pot as a frequently-tested pro racer.
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Old 02-25-07, 01:32 PM
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maybe he just smokes like CRAZY after the season and it's through his system before the ToC?

of course I'm just kidding
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And this team mechanic who allegedly was a "childhood friend" of GH is most likely simply messing with you.

Regardless of that, erader, great pictures!
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