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Old 04-23-07, 05:35 AM
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Apple FTW!
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Old 04-23-07, 05:38 AM
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Starbucks for the win!
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Old 04-23-07, 05:40 AM
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Originally Posted by LowCel
Starbucks for the win!
Nah, they wouldn't spare the cash. There are, after all, still several city blocks in the US with fewer than 8 Starbucks locations.
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Originally Posted by DrPete
Nah, they wouldn't spare the cash. There are, after all, still several city blocks in the US with fewer than 8 Starbucks locations.
similar to manhattan, where there are still one or two blocks that NYU has yet to purchase.
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Originally Posted by DrPete
Apple FTW!

Ya know I remember reading just such a rumor a month or two back-- and I think it would be pretty cool (as a Mac/iPod user/stockholder).

Trouble is: AMD is a pretty big sponsor too, and Apple uses Intel chips.
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Coca Cola should do it.
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Apple or maybe even G.....

Apple is loaded with CASH and is known for ingenious innovation. Clean logo = clean looking kits. AMD would just have go elsewhere seeing the dual chipset on the Macs or, just maybe they'd join up too. Hmmm. But what about a TEAM GOOGLE? They might have some extra CASH stashed away in the back room.
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Old 04-23-07, 08:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Jashue
Ya know I remember reading just such a rumor a month or two back-- and I think it would be pretty cool (as a Mac/iPod user/stockholder).

Trouble is: AMD is a pretty big sponsor too, and Apple uses Intel chips.
If they do it, I'll be one of the first in line for one of the "iRace" T-shirts.
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FedEx would be a good one, too.
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Originally Posted by cjbruin
My guess is Donald Trump. He puts his name on everything else.
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Old 04-23-07, 08:33 AM
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Team Trump--They'd be the only team using gold bricks to get their bikes up to the UCI minimum.
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Originally Posted by save10
Amgen. easier access to EPO
Do people still think they're clever with jokes like these? I'm tired of hearing it.
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Originally Posted by SYV Rider
After listening to the live Tour de Georgia on the Web this afternoon, there was a lot of speculation that Johan and company are "very close" to making an announcement and want to have this "deal well in the bag before the TDF." Makes sense, becasue whatever company it is, will need as much lead time as possible to design the kits, get the management team in order, etc. prior to the end of the '06 season.
This is what they did in 2004 when announcing Discovery Channel coming on board.

Check the 2004 USPS TdF jerseys and they already had incorporated the Discovery Channel logo on the jerseys in the red/white horizontal strip above the USPS logo.


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Google would be cool, not so sure about Apple, though... doesn't CyclingPeaks only run on Windows?
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Originally Posted by SSIndyRider
Warren Buffet has tons of money and loves to spend way too much on advertising, maybe GEICO, since they already advertise as much as Budweiser. I would have to support everyone else. Nothing I've heard, just annoyed by how much they advertise, which means they'll probably invade the one area I don't have to see them.
Would the Gecko or the Cavemen being riding bikes in the commercials?






I'm sure somebody got Photoshop that lizard onto a bike
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Originally Posted by SYV Rider
Apple is loaded with CASH and is known for ingenious innovation. Clean logo = clean looking kits. AMD would just have go elsewhere seeing the dual chipset on the Macs or, just maybe they'd join up too. Hmmm. But what about a TEAM GOOGLE? They might have some extra CASH stashed away in the back room.
Apple and Intel.
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Originally Posted by skandal20
Do people still think they're clever with jokes like these? I'm tired of hearing it.
sorry joke police. what a grouch
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the Apple Team.

Best bikes, best sponsor, best riders....

game set match.
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Originally Posted by SSIndyRider
Warren Buffet has tons of money and loves to spend way too much on advertising, maybe GEICO, since they already advertise as much as Budweiser. I would have to support everyone else. Nothing I've heard, just annoyed by how much they advertise, which means they'll probably invade the one area I don't have to see them.
Buffet donated $7billion dollars to the Gates Foundation.

I'll guess either Amgen, or Pfizer.
 
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Originally Posted by thomasfxlt
the Apple Team.

Best bikes, best sponsor, best riders....

game set match.
They better dumb down the bikes to one gear.
 
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Originally Posted by skandal20
Do people still think they're clever with jokes like these? I'm tired of hearing it.
Denial is not just a river in Egypt.
 
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Originally Posted by DocRay
Denial is not just a river in Egypt.
Denial is not even a river in Egypt.
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Old 04-23-07, 01:08 PM
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Originally Posted by DocRay
Amgen
Talking about ironic...One of the largest manufacturers of EPO sponsoring a cycling team.....

OUCH!!!!

Now Guinness....that would be a nice one.....
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Old 04-23-07, 01:14 PM
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I think its going to be (insert name of random Fortune 500 company).
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Originally Posted by DocRay
They better dumb down the bikes to one gear.
What? Unix is to simple for ya? Or do you require constant measures against malware for you machine to be "not dumbed down"?

Or could it me that you don't know the very first thing about OS X? (I imagine that's what's going on here)
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