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Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-12, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 488
Posted By Romans8:28

Merry Christmas... May God bless and keep each...

Merry Christmas... May God bless and keep each of you and your loved ones this great day, and in the new year to come!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-12, 06:39 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,854
Posted By Romans8:28

maybe your a lonely man Whos in the middle of...

maybe your a lonely man Whos in the middle of something That he dosent really understand
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,373
Posted By Romans8:28

For me serious cycling has crushed my running... ...

For me serious cycling has crushed my running... At least two reasons: 1. All the time I spend riding (a lot), used to go in part to running, so my running mileage is way down 2. The muscles I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-12, 07:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,031
Posted By Romans8:28

It may not actually help your cycling, but it...

It may not actually help your cycling, but it will give you a different perspective on pain and suffering. Running sucks, but I can't stop myself
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-12, 01:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,877
Posted By Romans8:28

Chicks dig me, because I rarely wear underwear...

Chicks dig me, because I rarely wear underwear and when I do it's usually something unusual
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-12, 04:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,753
Posted By Romans8:28

No doubt extreme temperatures can be tough to...

No doubt extreme temperatures can be tough to deal with and different people react different ways. I would say it breaks down about like so:

Some like it hot and some sweat when the heat is on...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-11, 06:07 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,730
Posted By Romans8:28

It was the best of tires... It was the worst of...

It was the best of tires... It was the worst of tires...

Sorry CNR ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-11, 05:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,702
Posted By Romans8:28

The chain rings come off/go on independent of the...

The chain rings come off/go on independent of the crankarms/BB. Just undo the 5 hex head screws and slide the rings off (after removing the chain of course)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-11, 05:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,074
Posted By Romans8:28

Come to central NC and ride...... Been hit...

Come to central NC and ride......

Been hit with bottles, cans, coins, cd cases ....... spit on, cussed out, and even mooned

Been physically shoved into a ditch by the passenger in a pickup...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 993
Posted By Romans8:28

Where was I in 69? Smoking dope and drinking...

Where was I in 69?

Smoking dope and drinking wine...
07-25-11, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,590
Posted By Romans8:28

Impressed by Cadel big time..... thought for sure...

Impressed by Cadel big time..... thought for sure he would crack in the high mountains

Impressed by Thomas V.... not certain he is clean (hate to say it, but I do wonder)

Disappointed that...
07-25-11, 04:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,031
Posted By Romans8:28

Saved his strength to attack on the alp instead...

Saved his strength to attack on the alp instead of following Alberto early in the stage, or he should have worked with Alberto to gain time instead of just marking him.
07-25-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,528
Posted By Romans8:28

Stripping the Giro would be unfair IMO, his...

Stripping the Giro would be unfair IMO, his racing license was reinstated by the governing authority and he was cleared to compete. What was he supposed to do, stay home?
07-08-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,230
Posted By Romans8:28

Perhaps a pistol shot atop Luz-Ardiden in stage...

Perhaps a pistol shot atop Luz-Ardiden in stage 12, or even tomorrow at Super Besse will exude some confidence?

I dunno but he looks pretty relaxed after today's...
07-08-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,230
Posted By Romans8:28

I think people are "seeing" something that isn't...

I think people are "seeing" something that isn't there,wishful thinking is the term...

So far in "real time" Contador is ahead of his rivals except for Cadel. Take away his waiting behind the...
07-08-11, 07:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,230
Posted By Romans8:28

Contador does not need to make up a "minute and a...

Contador does not need to make up a "minute and a half" on Andy in the mountains, there is a 43km TT in stage 20
07-05-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,120
Posted By Romans8:28

Perhaps this is obvious, but "going with AC" is...

Perhaps this is obvious, but "going with AC" is easier said than done. It's difficult to mark someone who can drop you......
07-05-11, 04:21 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,230
Posted By Romans8:28

Andy is traditionally timid on descents, people...

Andy is traditionally timid on descents, people forget that he lost more time on the decent after the chain slip than on the remainder of the climb he was on at the time. The year before that, he...
06-30-11, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Romans8:28

Funny that most of the other media outlets have...

Funny that most of the other media outlets have the quote correct:

"My position has always been zero tolerance for doping."
"I'm 100% against doping, but everybody can believe what they want...
06-30-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,794
Posted By Romans8:28

Let's hear it. What are your picks for: A....

Let's hear it. What are your picks for:

A. The podium: 1. Contador 2. Gesink 3. Sanchez

Andy bombs

B. Green Jersey: Petacchi

Cavendish quits the mountains
06-22-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,120
Posted By Romans8:28

Brajkovic is not is the same category with the...

Brajkovic is not is the same category with the other three age wise



I would argue the LA was the only "primadonna" given what actually transpired.

As far as strategy goes, I don't think...
06-20-11, 04:28 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 6,070
Posted By Romans8:28

Looks like Chris is an 80 to 1 shot........ ...

Looks like Chris is an 80 to 1 shot........

http://www.thespread.com/sports-betting-articles/062011-2011-tour-de-france-odds-to-win-alberto-contador-favored
06-17-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Romans8:28

Apparently ESPN jumped the gun.... ...

Apparently ESPN jumped the gun....

http://www.denverpost.com/outdoors/ci_18295485
06-16-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,193
Posted By Romans8:28

Alberto Contador might be coming to America

Cool:

http://sports.espn.go.com/oly/cycling/news/story?id=6670655
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,838
Posted By Romans8:28

I run and cycle about 50/50..... On the...

I run and cycle about 50/50.....

On the rural roads I bike/run on, a runner would be dead in short order if he/she ran with traffic. All of you cyclists "only" should try running sometime, it...
05-27-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,678
Posted By Romans8:28

Me too........ Spolier alert (assuming it...

Me too........

Spolier alert (assuming it still applies hours later?)
05-06-11, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By Romans8:28

It's not really odd..... Most riders who...

It's not really odd.....

Most riders who have the TDF as a serious objective, skip the Giro. It's practically impossible to do well in both in modern cycling (especially considering this years...
04-29-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,090
Posted By Romans8:28

Don't see how Alberto can not be the clear...

Don't see how Alberto can not be the clear favorite...

5 grand tours in a row coming in, experience under pressure, and a desire to silence critics. Plus this years stages are tailor made for him,...
04-16-11, 11:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,793
Posted By Romans8:28

I assume you mean the TDF? I think the AS/AC...

I assume you mean the TDF?

I think the AS/AC duel will be fun to watch if AC is allowed to race
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-11, 06:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 18,180
Posted By Romans8:28

http://qualityjunkyard.com/wp-content/uploads/2008...

http://qualityjunkyard.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/baldwin-street-worlds-steepest-street-9.jpg
http://blog.ratestogo.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/05/steepest-street-2.jpg...
02-21-11, 06:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,059
Posted By Romans8:28

What is "nature abhors a vacuum" ?

What is "nature abhors a vacuum" ?
02-17-11, 06:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,918
Posted By Romans8:28

I enjoy watching AC race...... I dare say he...

I enjoy watching AC race......

I dare say he is as "clean" of a major champion as the sport has had (or likely will)
11-24-10, 04:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Romans8:28

Your list is not complete.... you missed: ...

Your list is not complete.... you missed:

Juan Jose Haedo (Argentina)
Lucas Sebastian Haedo (Argentina)
Richie Porte (Australia)
David Tanner (Australia)
Baden Cooke (Australia)
Nick Nuyens...
10-03-10, 05:36 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,117
Posted By Romans8:28

Yours too

Yours too
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-10, 10:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 5,446
Posted By Romans8:28

Great site: ...

Great site:

http://googlesightseeing.com/2009/06/the-worlds-steepest-streets/
09-07-10, 05:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,509
Posted By Romans8:28

You cut out a cancer to strengthen a body (so to...

You cut out a cancer to strengthen a body (so to speak)......

My point is that it is little to lose at this point, Andy was barely (mentally) at the event to begin with
09-07-10, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,509
Posted By Romans8:28

Perhaps.......but ultimately the "team" may be...

Perhaps.......but ultimately the "team" may be stronger (even in this race), you do realize that the night owls weren't exactly a dominate force in the race
08-09-10, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 777
Posted By Romans8:28

I miss watching an egotistical megalomaniac and...

I miss watching an egotistical megalomaniac and his maniacal "boss" attempting to usurp the title of team leader from the rightful owner......
08-07-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,274
Posted By Romans8:28

I was a fan until Lance/JB behaved so very badly...

I was a fan until Lance/JB behaved so very badly with respect to Alberto last year...

I lost all respect at that point for both men.
08-04-10, 08:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,101
Posted By Romans8:28

Return of the "Chickenman"... and guess where (maybe)!

This could be really intresting:

http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/5121/Bjarne-Riis-admits-an-interest-in-Michael-Rasmussen.aspx
08-03-10, 04:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,389
Posted By Romans8:28

It's official... SaxoBank it is: ...

It's official... SaxoBank it is:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/contador-to-ride-with-riis-in-2011
07-26-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,446
Posted By Romans8:28

Maybe in his opinion your are a troll? Just...

Maybe in his opinion your are a troll?

Just like in your opinion Alberto is a "perpetrator of cowardly acts".... I am pretty sure that Alberto would view "your opinion" as a "personal attack", no?...
07-24-10, 02:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,324
Posted By Romans8:28

Yes, I agree........ Granted I did a lot of...

Yes, I agree........

Granted I did a lot of jumping ahead when I watched the recording, but did the commentators even mention the issue?

I have not seen anything in the post race articles...
07-24-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,324
Posted By Romans8:28

Just got home from riding and watched the...

Just got home from riding and watched the recording.........

What in the world was wrong with Alberto's bike/seat?

He was constantly repositioning his body. I have never seen him do that so...
07-19-10, 06:28 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,446
Posted By Romans8:28

LOL........ at the ridiculous nature of some of...

LOL........ at the ridiculous nature of some of this discussion

Your riding up the climb fighting for the TDF, your main rival launches a serious attack and you respond. As you are reaching your...
07-19-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 9,446
Posted By Romans8:28

At what point in the pecking order does peloton...

At what point in the pecking order does peloton waiting stop?

If number 2, 3, & 4 stops/slows then what about 5, 6, 7,and so on?

Is it "fair" for positions 5-20 (or more) gain back time on 2-4...
07-19-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,561
Posted By Romans8:28

How long was he supposed to wait? 20 second's,...

How long was he supposed to wait? 20 second's, one minute, 3 minutes's etc. say the chain was broken?
07-19-10, 09:08 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,561
Posted By Romans8:28

Were DM and SS willing to stop? If not what was...

Were DM and SS willing to stop? If not what was AC to do? Lose the TDF along with Andy as a show of sportsmanship?

I guess I don't understand whats expected?
07-19-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 19,561
Posted By Romans8:28

What was AC to do, stop in the road?

What was AC to do, stop in the road?
07-18-10, 05:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,819
Posted By Romans8:28

Hurts AS quite a bit more than AC....... given...

Hurts AS quite a bit more than AC....... given the time trial Andy could play poker right off the podium
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