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The Ugliest Man in the Pro Peloton; Isidro Nozal vs. Roberto Laiseka. A Case Study.

Old 12-19-04, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Gustaf
Anyone else see a striking resemblence to Willem Dafoe in this shot?
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Old 12-19-04, 11:01 PM
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seems like sprinters have the genetic traits to make them pretty boys, but they will nevr see the podium of any tour, while the climbers get the shaft in the looks department but dominate stage races. interesting trade off. maybe ill pst this in the genetics thread that was all the rage a week or so ago
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Old 12-19-04, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by extomesm
snip ... while the climbers get the shaft in the looks department but dominate stage races...

Sorry ... pretty boy Basso pretty much kills that theory dead. I'm a heterosexual male and even I find him attractive.



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Old 12-19-04, 11:24 PM
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haha i stand corrected
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Old 12-20-04, 03:38 AM
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Sort of befuddled by this thread...For starters, looks has little to do with ability..
But, look at almost any cyclist approaching the finish line..Almost all winners look like they have on their sex face. Whether they have 'pretty faces' or not.
Sex faces are never flattering.
a ps...To win a stage in the TDF..Maybe they are sex faces...?

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Old 12-20-04, 10:42 AM
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cylezealot i dont believe this thread has anything to do with ability and we r not trying to infer that looks has any effect on abuility
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Old 12-20-04, 10:53 AM
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It's all in fun.

I'm sure we could start a thread called "ugliest bikeforums.net members" and I'd be right there at the top.
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Old 12-21-04, 12:37 AM
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Originally Posted by Laggard
It's all in fun.

I'm sure we could start a thread called "ugliest bikeforums.net members" and I'd be right there at the top.
Admiting you have a problem is the first step.
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Old 12-22-04, 07:15 AM
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Basso was on the cover of VeloNews...He had just won a stage...He had on a sex face too...Did not realize he was a so called pretty boy..
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Simoni never has a sex face, does he?
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I think I'm on the wrong forum. I didn't think this was a 'boys look at boys' pageant forum. See you ladies.
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Originally Posted by Trev Doyle
I think I'm on the wrong forum. I didn't think this was a 'boys look at boys' pageant forum. See you ladies.
That sounds awfully weird to hear from you... being Canadian and all.
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i love this thread. makes me laugh everytime. so much so that i don't mind it being resurrected.
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Originally Posted by lotek
ludo dierckxsens?
You take that back now, lotek, or else... Hands off of Ludo.
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Originally Posted by brent_dube
That sounds awfully weird to hear from you... being Canadian and all.
Whatever you say "Dubay". What happened did a canuck beat you up at a border bar or something?
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Old 01-15-05, 09:50 AM
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After reading 'A Significant Other' I think it would be soo cool to expereince a TDF just once in your life...( As long , As I knew I would not get hurt..)...The experiences you could tell your grandkids...
So, just to be there, I would be willing to exchange places with the next to closest , ugliest man in the peolton- for just one TDF alone...Just 30 days...With his accomplishments, bet he would not trade places with just anyone else either.
My training , that is the only means I have available to get a chance to measure my quads with a yardstick.
To have a chance to experience what pros call 'legs' ; who cares what your face looks like- for just one month...So looks is not everything in this lifetime. Guess, the nature of the topic, sort of mildly grates on me, even if it is just in fun...
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