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Shawn Bradley had his 80 cm Trek road bike stolen!!!!!

Old 11-10-11, 09:53 PM
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Shawn Bradley had his 80 cm Trek road bike stolen!!!!!

http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports...O9M_story.html

The ultimate Clyde had his bike stolen. Fortunately, he got it back.
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Old 11-10-11, 10:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Tall Cool One View Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports...O9M_story.html

The ultimate Clyde had his bike stolen. Fortunately, he got it back.
Considering how often he had the ball stolen when he played in Philly...... :-)
 
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Who is Shawn Bradley? A basketball player? He must be tall to have a bike like that.
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Originally Posted by Homeyba View Post
Who is Shawn Bradley? A basketball player? He must be tall to have a bike like that.
Played for Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Dallas. He's seven feet six inches tall.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shawn_Bradley
 
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Wow the wheels look so tiny on that bike. they look like bmx wheels
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Finally read the article at the link the OP provided. Turns out Bradley took up cycling to help lose weight since he retired from the NBA. He's serious about it. And in a week in which sports has been connected to vile behavior it's a pleasure to read about a genuinely nice man helping kids.
 
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Originally Posted by Neil_B View Post
Considering how often he had the ball stolen when he played in Philly...... :-)
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! He's ten times stiffer than that frame.

Poor Manute Bol could have ridden that bike if he raised the seat a bit.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! He's ten times stiffer than that frame.

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OUCH!!!!! That's cold.
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Originally Posted by Neil_B View Post
Finally read the article at the link the OP provided. Turns out Bradley took up cycling to help lose weight since he retired from the NBA. He's serious about it. And in a week in which sports has been connected to vile behavior it's a pleasure to read about a genuinely nice man helping kids.
True dat. If I am not mistaken, he did missionary work between colle and the NBA. But your joke was still funny as all get out. I was still a Sixer fan back then. Now I couldn't care less about pro ball.
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Wow. I've got a 36" inseam, and I couldn't even pedal that sucker, I bet.
I have a heck of a time getting a properly-fitting bike... I guess it helps to have some pro-athlete money to buy that bad-boy.
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Saw the title and thought 80cm had to be a typo. I couldn't comprehend a bike that big. My new one is 56 cm and I'm taller than average.

Then I opened the link.

Wow.

That is all.
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True dat. If I am not mistaken, he did missionary work between colle and the NBA. But your joke was still funny as all get out. I was still a Sixer fan back then. Now I couldn't care less about pro ball.
Yes, he was an LDS missionary for two years before he joined the Sixers. About as wholesome a guy as ever laced up. But not aggressive enough and often injured.
 
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i saw a pic of shaq riding a custom bike about 10yrs ago. 7ft, 320lbs, bike had a huge frame of course but i do not recall what size wheels it had. frame looked like a modified motorcycle frame.
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Shawn Bradley played for my local team, the Dallas Mavericks, for quite a while. He took a lot of abuse for not being a star in spite of his height. I thought he handled it quite well and probably got as much performance out of his body as possible and was a fine citizen. I would not mind him living next door. That is a lot more than you can say about many NBA players.
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