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Contador's training bike

Old 02-22-10, 12:05 AM
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Contador's training bike

from his twitter account, why is his chain so slack?
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Derailleur shrinkage.
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Old 02-22-10, 04:14 AM
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He seems like the biggest knob.
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Originally Posted by rustybucket View Post
He seems like the biggest knob.
Super insightful. Thanks.

I'd say AC knocked the chain off the front rings as he hoisted the bike onto the snowbank.
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Originally Posted by Metzinger View Post
Super insightful. Thanks.

I'd say AC knocked the chain off the front rings as he hoisted the bike onto the snowbank.
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I hope Lance crushes this kid, I never liked him, I like Carlos Sastre more than this snobby Spaniard.
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I hope Lance crushes this kid, I never liked him, I like Carlos Sastre more than this snobby Spaniard.
hope against hope.
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Old 02-22-10, 08:03 AM
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It's going to be a few years before anyone crushes Contador. He's still getting stronger.

Hell, his chain couldn't even handle him.
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Originally Posted by FR4NCH1SE View Post
I hope Lance crushes this kid, I never liked him, I like Carlos Sastre more than this snobby Spaniard.

I think we're going to have to listen to the Danish national anthem in Paris again this year.



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what a fred. training on Zipps.
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"I hope Lance crushes this kid"


Yeah right.
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Sorry, but I can't make out the bike. Is it a Wiler?
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I'm pretty sure it's a SWORDS.
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what is it with pros and never adhering to the BF photography rules?!?
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Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
I'm pretty sure it's a SWORDS.
Yep, I read that SWORDS pay him a million a year to ride heir bikes, which is really lucky because he seems to think they're really great bikes.
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Originally Posted by Metzinger View Post
Super insightful. Thanks.

I'd say AC knocked the chain off the front rings as he hoisted the bike onto the snowbank.
I think he may have ridden up the climb in the small ring and then incompletely shifted into the big ring. The derailleur tension spun the crankset backwards, dumping the chain, hence all the slack. But it's Contador and he may have ridden the climb in the big ring...
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why do bfers hate contador?
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why do bfers hate contador?
They are all fredilicious Lance crybabies
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coz he aint merican and i hat evrywon who aint merican. plus he was on a merican team last year and didnt let the merican leader win. hed be speakin german if it wernt for us.
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why do bfers hate contador?
The fact that he is a great cyclist aside, he markets his own brand of obnoxiousness.

Not that Lance doesn't come off as a jerk a lot of the time...
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coz he aint merican and i hat evrywon who aint merican. plus he was on a merican team last year and didnt let the merican leader win. hed be speakin german if it wernt for us.
awesome
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Originally Posted by MDcatV View Post
plus he was on a merican team last year and didnt let the merican leader win.
Astana is not a merican team BTW. LINKY
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Originally Posted by Bobsled View Post
Astana is not a merican team BTW. LINKY
You missed the satire.
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