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08-08-06, 02:47 PM
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Posted By waltergodefroot

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-06, 11:49 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,053
Posted By waltergodefroot

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
07-03-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

You caught on quick. Congrats.:beer:

You caught on quick. Congrats.:beer:
07-02-06, 10:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

You'll never be able to keep up, so you'll always...

You'll never be able to keep up, so you'll always be saying that the people beating you are cheating. Try actually going out and training for awhile, like say 3-5 years consistently instead of 3-5...
07-02-06, 09:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

Regardless of who said, "Vigilance is the price...

Regardless of who said, "Vigilance is the price of freedom", it applies here in that skepticism and vigilance branch from a common root, an active mind, not a mind given to accepting stereotypes. It...
07-02-06, 08:09 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

My point is not to tell you how to be fans, but...

My point is not to tell you how to be fans, but to ask you what type of fans you want to be. And yes, I am lecturing you. My post is meant as a slap in the face to fans who engage in this mindless...
07-02-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 980
Posted By waltergodefroot

Thank You. and he doesn't ride alot. ;)

Thank You. and he doesn't ride alot. ;)
07-02-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

wow, you're to smart for me. I can't argue with...

wow, you're to smart for me. I can't argue with that.;)
07-02-06, 07:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

Assuming this is true, this is also resorting to...

Assuming this is true, this is also resorting to stereotype and expedient thinking on your part since you have no reason to conclude this. What anecdotal evidence do you have that supports the...
07-02-06, 06:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

So then what are the other choices we can make...

So then what are the other choices we can make when viewing the doping situation.? Please enlighten us.

Ummm, what stereotypes do I accept blindly in the above post??? Making a statement without...
07-02-06, 03:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

No other reason than proximity; it happened...

No other reason than proximity; it happened recently.
07-02-06, 03:20 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

I guess I thought you had already taken sides on...

I guess I thought you had already taken sides on this issue. These are your comments aren't they?:




http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=2684912&highlight=they+all+dope#post2684912
07-02-06, 02:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 836
Posted By waltergodefroot

They all Dope...

...How many times has this been posted by fans on this forum and why?

The reason why is clear when one considers the question in the context of how people think. Fans of this sport cannot...
06-30-06, 02:22 PM
Replies: 563
Views: 11,570
Posted By waltergodefroot

Spoken like a fan and not a competitive...

Spoken like a fan and not a competitive cyclist.:rolleyes:
06-30-06, 01:27 PM
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Views: 11,570
Posted By waltergodefroot

Since I've been on this forum, there have been...

Since I've been on this forum, there have been those who've complained about the newer forum members who are on the band wagon of Lance's success.

The above post epitomizes the short time...
06-27-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,684
Posted By waltergodefroot

With regards to Rasmussen, he is of course...

With regards to Rasmussen, he is of course someone that can't be counted out, but this is a time trialer's TDF, and if recent results say anything, Michael is in for a long Tour.

The Chicken and...
06-26-06, 12:04 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,684
Posted By waltergodefroot

Menchov won the 2005 Vuelta. Would the winner of...

Menchov won the 2005 Vuelta. Would the winner of the Vuelta be "unexpected" to finish in the top ten of the TDF? Well, I guess the Vuelta is a small race by comparison. Obviously some people have...
06-18-06, 07:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,512
Posted By waltergodefroot

Fact: Jan dropped Basso on the only stage he...

Fact: Jan dropped Basso on the only stage he tried.

Headline from cyclingnews.com:

Jan's one mean motor scooter

Results Stage 11 - Thursday, May 18: Pontedera - Pontedera ITT, 50 km

1...
06-18-06, 05:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 989
Posted By waltergodefroot

They could have accomplished this by spending...

They could have accomplished this by spending more time on the individual athletes.:p
05-30-06, 12:06 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

OK, I see your point. You're suggesting that...

OK, I see your point. You're suggesting that both Basso and Simoni were doping. OK, I can see how you could see that.:rolleyes: :)
05-30-06, 11:46 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

I'm sure food poisoning was mentioned somewhere,...

I'm sure food poisoning was mentioned somewhere, but not at cyclingnews.com that I can find. For those who think it was food poisoning, here are some escerpts:

Stage 13:
Someone who clearly...
05-30-06, 10:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

You picked up on that. :rolleyes: You're just...

You picked up on that. :rolleyes: You're just trying to take things off on a tangent. The general principal I stated is sound. The fact is the only rider who could stay close to Basso is a rider...
05-30-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

I read $5k on another forum but can't vouch for...

I read $5k on another forum but can't vouch for that either.


Actually Basso's illness was reported as many things but it was generally agreed on that it was a stomach flu, not food poisoning. ...
05-30-06, 10:07 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

So finishing 2nd in a GT is evidence of a...

So finishing 2nd in a GT is evidence of a declining career? OK.
05-30-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

But that really is the point isn't it. A rider...

But that really is the point isn't it. A rider may be strong as a horse, (or a buffalo);) , but if he breaks down over the course of a GT, then he cannot be considered a successfull GT rider. This...
05-30-06, 09:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Yes, this was brought up in post #41 in this...

Yes, this was brought up in post #41 in this thread:




But thanks for confirming that.
05-29-06, 09:08 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Good question. I suppose the answer depends on...

Good question. I suppose the answer depends on who the money is coming from. If it is coming from the individual rider, say Basso(not that he would ever do that:D ), it might be less than if the...
05-29-06, 07:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

I thought you said you were Italian?:rolleyes: ...

I thought you said you were Italian?:rolleyes: This is excerpted from the first paragraph of the gazzeta article:

During the interview Basso came to Simoni for a shake-hands. Simoni:"I don`t...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-06, 07:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,494
Posted By waltergodefroot

A google search on Greg Strock and Rene Wenzel...

A google search on Greg Strock and Rene Wenzel may reveal more enlightening info on this topic.
05-29-06, 01:32 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Since you cited a source out of the print media,...

Since you cited a source out of the print media, it was an RAI Sportivo mortorcycle commentator immediately behind Basso who reported that Basso upshifted on his cassette before accelerating away...
05-29-06, 01:26 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

http://www.gazzetta.it/Speciali/Giroditalia/2006/i...

http://www.gazzetta.it/Speciali/Giroditalia/2006/it/Primo_Piano/2006/05_Maggio/28/girooggi.shtml
05-29-06, 11:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Now you're starting to sound like what you are...

Now you're starting to sound like what you are accusing Simoni of by trying to attribute things to me I didn't say or infer but that you want to read into my comments. It's to bad you can't watch...
05-29-06, 11:07 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Where did I say that I doubt Basso? He hasn't...

Where did I say that I doubt Basso? He hasn't tested positive for anything. I don't know that the source of his strength is anything other than a natural gift. But his performance was far and away...
05-29-06, 10:31 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Well, he wasn't ejected from the Giro for a...

Well, he wasn't ejected from the Giro for a positive.:p

This second incident is the one WWIBD is referencing when he posted about Simoni's Aunt's pastries. Actually I think it was chocolates...
05-29-06, 09:52 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Wow, I never expected such lucidity and clarity...

Wow, I never expected such lucidity and clarity of thought from you. I'm sure you'll block it out immediately though.



Yes, he was bribed with two podium girls and a box of streudels. Doesn't...
05-29-06, 09:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Wow, that was deep thought.:roflmao: A...

Wow, that was deep thought.:roflmao:

A minute ago I was biased against Basso; now I'm just trolling. Keep us posted when you settle on another branch to support your shaky fanaticism.
05-29-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

I do not care about either Simoni ar Basso. I am...

I do not care about either Simoni ar Basso. I am not a fan of either. I am simply trying to be objective. YOU are the one with the Basso BS all over yourself. And we are to consider your POV...
05-29-06, 08:45 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Simoni has been a whiner and a sore loser, no...

Simoni has been a whiner and a sore loser, no doubt. But he is not the only one who is wondering how Basso, who has never before won a GT, could dominate every stage in the toughest Giro of recent...
05-29-06, 08:39 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

[shaking head sadly]Wow, the mob is out in...

[shaking head sadly]Wow, the mob is out in force.:rolleyes: :eek: This just reinforces how easily people are controlled and manipulated by politicians. Pretty boy Basso, whom no one here knows...
05-28-06, 08:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

Ok, first Basso said he just asked Simoni not to...

Ok, first Basso said he just asked Simoni not to take any risks on the final descent of the stage. Then he backtracked and said he did ask Simoni to go slow and not drop him on the descent. Then he...
05-28-06, 06:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

It makes no sense when one thinks of it as one...

It makes no sense when one thinks of it as one wants it to be. Jens/Riis giving the stage to Garate for some renumeration makes no sense if one wants to think of Jens in a certain way.

Simoni...
05-28-06, 06:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,215
Posted By waltergodefroot

No. Not the same. I think you are referring to...

No. Not the same. I think you are referring to Filippo Simeoni. But all those Eye-talian names sound alike, right?:rolleyes:




Ok, since you're sure about it.;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-06, 01:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,917
Posted By waltergodefroot

You want blue? These bikes bear an eerie...

You want blue? These bikes bear an eerie resemblance to each other. I wonder where Mr. Hairy's paint ideas originated?
05-27-06, 12:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,022
Posted By waltergodefroot

Couldn't agree more.:)

Couldn't agree more.:)
05-27-06, 08:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,022
Posted By waltergodefroot

Well, Lance did wave Pantani by him...if that...

Well, Lance did wave Pantani by him...if that wasn't telling him to take the win, what was it now, dead Elvs'ng?:roflmao:

At least Pantani understood what Lance was doing.:rolleyes:
...
05-26-06, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,022
Posted By waltergodefroot

Ummm, the red and yellow outfit Garate is...

Ummm, the red and yellow outfit Garate is wearing..?, that is the National Road Champion of Spain kit. Some of the riders he beat in that race include the current #2 on GC in the Giro and riders...
05-21-06, 08:13 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,682
Posted By waltergodefroot

Jan has also been known to crush souls by sitting...

Jan has also been known to crush souls by sitting on them.
05-19-06, 07:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,682
Posted By waltergodefroot

That Riis sure is given to hyperbole, isn't he.;)...

That Riis sure is given to hyperbole, isn't he.;) You're not of German descent by any chance, are you?
04-25-06, 07:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 666
Posted By waltergodefroot

Riders like Cunego and Valverde show up at Leige...

Riders like Cunego and Valverde show up at Leige Bastogne Leige because it suits their strengths and it is a good test of fitness against a class field. The list of winners is mixed, with some...
04-23-06, 08:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,055
Posted By waltergodefroot

Word. I deleted my original post because it...

Word.

I deleted my original post because it was obvious this thread was going far afield the original question. But then I guess I should have expected that.;)

Freire, Bettini, and O'Grady...
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