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33 giro thread - spoilers allowed

Old 05-20-10, 07:46 AM
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33 giro thread - spoilers allowed

actually I am just starting this thread to post "whatever"

(you probably know why)

anyhoo, looks like a quiet day in Italy.
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i like it when 1 interloper with a bad attitude throws off the rhythm of a long thread and causes it to be closed or whatever happened.

mods give me an effin' break. things would work themselves out here (there) without extraneous involvement. dummies tend to fade away. go patrol somewhere necessary.
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this is why I suggested mass ignore
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I really tried to appeal to the interloper to just accept things as they were...
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meh. that doesn't usually work anyway.
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meh. that doesn't usually work anyway.
Youre right, and I knew it. But I felt compelled because the writing was on the wall...oh well.
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Originally Posted by MDcatV
i like it when 1 interloper with a bad attitude throws off the rhythm of a long thread and causes it to be closed or whatever happened.

mods give me an effin' break. things would work themselves out here (there) without extraneous involvement. dummies tend to fade away. go patrol somewhere necessary.
relax. it'll be fine. our ability to roll calmly with what happens will make things fine.
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watching the Giro and then later, eating the Gyro
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Cadel got into a slap-fight
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almost done with my first hour back
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does your computrainer give you power or anything to compare with your previous levels?
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it has power. but no memory. it also seems to be broken so I'm basically just turning the pedals. I've got nothing.
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Cadel got into a slap-fight
ugh, really sad. wtf was BMC thinking when they didn't give him a good supporting cast? at least vino didn't get the bonus time, i don't think
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so everyone unruffle the feathers

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ugh, really sad. wtf was BMC thinking when they didn't give him a good supporting cast? at least vino didn't get the bonus time, i don't think
dunno that it matters. I think it's long over for all those guys
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Originally Posted by gsteinb
so everyone unruffle the feathers
I had him on ignore after the first few back-and-forths
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I'm just happy that Sastre is back in the mix.
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I'm just happy that Sastre is back in the mix.
still 7 min back with his teammate 3min ahead. hopefully the test team isn't loaded with divas
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I think Zoncolan will take care of that disparity
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giro done, now gyro time.
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Speaking of the Giro, I wanted to take tomorrow off and go see the ToC on my favorite roads, but the boss said no. I have to work on him some today but two of the other guys are fighting, almost to fisiticuffs yesterday, so he has his hands full with that stupidity.
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they must be channeling cadel.
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That Cadel is one angry Aussie:

After Wednesday’s upset, Thursday’s stage again ended with some drama, as a group of 12 riders — including former race leader Alexander Vinokourov, but excluding Cadel Evans (BMC) and race leader Richie Porte (Saxo Bank), escaped on the final climb and built a gap of about 20 seconds. Evans led the chase, at one point appearing to trade blows with a Liquigas rider who was disrupting the effort.



I'd be pissed too if I had that much talent and I made so many dumb moves on and off the bike. He can't even pick the right friggin team to give him support in these big races. I mean go figure.
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Originally Posted by Grumpy McTrumpy
they must be channeling cadel.
Maybe I can get them to wear BMC and Liquigas jerseys around the shop.
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Does anyone know if Event Services is at the ToC this year? Last year he drove the Volvo with a speaker on top and came through ahead of the race with information and goodies.
He said he doesn't have the Volvo anymore, anybody know what he's driving, if he is here?
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