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10-03-10, 08:50 AM
Replies: 373
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Posted By bac

Yes, but only if used by your vanishing twin. ...

Yes, but only if used by your vanishing twin. :lol:

-Brad
07-10-09, 06:30 PM
Replies: 425
Views: 20,964
Posted By bac

Either way you cut it ...... Contador showed to...

Either way you cut it ...... Contador showed to be a bit classless today.

Did Lance have anything for him? I doubt it, but we'll never know. What we DO know for certain is that Contador has...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By bac

Bottom Line = If you race, you're not posing. ...

Bottom Line = If you race, you're not posing.

That's it.

... Brad
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,077
Posted By bac

The bottom line, as you are now discovering, is...

The bottom line, as you are now discovering, is that's it's very difficult to train and lose weight at the same time.

Focus on calories in/out BEFORE the season. Get to a good weight before you...
05-24-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

To be fair to Cunego, he had a lot of company in...

To be fair to Cunego, he had a lot of company in terms of doping. To contend that he was the ONLY doper, and that's why he's won is simply not a fair judgement. :notamused:

I also understand...
05-24-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

Perhaps the most brain-dead move I've seen a DS...

Perhaps the most brain-dead move I've seen a DS make in a LONG, LONG time.

There was simply NO tactical advantage to pulling his man away. The only thing accomplished was that he took his sole...
05-24-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

That's a highway in rural Italia. :) ......

That's a highway in rural Italia. :)

... Brad
05-19-09, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

:roflmao2: ... Brad

:roflmao2:

... Brad
05-19-09, 05:45 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

I'm no huge Levi fan, but that statement is plain...

I'm no huge Levi fan, but that statement is plain silly. :roflmao2:

2001 Vuelta a Espana, Overall - 3rd Place
2001 World Championships, Time Trial - 4th Place
2002 Route du Sud, Overall - 1st...
05-18-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,122
Posted By bac

Sadly, most sports care more about the money than...

Sadly, most sports care more about the money than the integrity of the sport. Cycling is VERY unique in that they actually attempt to catch the cheats. I know of no other pro sport that acts this...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-09, 07:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 645
Posted By bac

+1 ... Brad

+1

... Brad
05-17-09, 09:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By bac

Look at the curve of the link. Match the curve...

Look at the curve of the link. Match the curve of the link to the curve of the chain. The sides are different. I hope that made sense. :o

... Brad
05-17-09, 09:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,927
Posted By bac

Dead on. He was caught 3 times. Coke only...

Dead on.

He was caught 3 times. Coke only lasts a few days for detection. Do the math. He has a REAL problem.

... Brad
05-17-09, 09:35 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

You da man. /yawn

You da man.

/yawn
05-17-09, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,300
Posted By bac

What a waste of a stage. :rolleyes: ......

What a waste of a stage. :rolleyes:

... Brad
05-16-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,465
Posted By bac

He's reporting (RAI TV)from the back of one of...

He's reporting (RAI TV)from the back of one of the motorcycles this year. I'm guessing he's enjoying the Giro this year. :)

... Brad
05-16-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

They forced LPR, and specifically DopeLuca, to...

They forced LPR, and specifically DopeLuca, to use much energy in the chase. Also, they damn near pulled off the move. I wouldn't call it dumb by any stretch.

... Brad
05-16-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,927
Posted By bac

If he wasn't a superstar, he would be getting on...

If he wasn't a superstar, he would be getting on with his life's work right now. Certainly, QS would have thrown him under the bus.

Sadly, there are different rules for different people and it...
05-15-09, 09:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,432
Posted By bac

If your cable company offers RAI (Italian TV),...

If your cable company offers RAI (Italian TV), they show at least 2 hours of coverage/day. Well, except for the weekend when calcio is king. Oh yeah, you'd better brush up on your Italian also. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 845
Posted By bac

Best answer by far. I'm not a doctor either...

Best answer by far. I'm not a doctor either (suggest you see one), but I have had knee surgery, and have educated myself greatly in terms of that particular joint.

Good luck to the OP.

......
05-11-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

Nice catch. Dooooooooooooooooh! :o .......

Nice catch. Dooooooooooooooooh! :o

.... Brad
05-11-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

They are blessed/cursed with more fast-twitch...

They are blessed/cursed with more fast-twitch muscles relative to slow-twitch. They really have no choice but to suck wheel.

And don't you consider this (McQuen) classy? ;)
...
05-11-09, 11:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By bac

Yup, that would be my guess/hope also. ...

Yup, that would be my guess/hope also.

... Brad
05-11-09, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,729
Posted By bac

Really??? ... Brad

Really???

... Brad
05-11-09, 11:53 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

So sprint finishes should be banned like Boonen...

So sprint finishes should be banned like Boonen on a bender?

I like mountain finishes also, but there certainly is much entertainment in a heated sprint finish.

... Brad
05-11-09, 11:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,729
Posted By bac

I don't think you read the article well enough: ...

I don't think you read the article well enough:

Black, citing NASCAR policy, declined to specify what caused Mayfield to test positive, saying it was "a drug of concern."

NASCAR is not...
05-11-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

I could be wrong, but that's how I saw it. That...

I could be wrong, but that's how I saw it. That group out front did slow to allow the crash victims to recover. They were fanned out all over the road. The Italian commentator made mention of...
05-11-09, 10:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 944
Posted By bac

Agreed. FYI, already being discussed here: ...

Agreed. FYI, already being discussed here:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=540358

... Brad
05-11-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,729
Posted By bac

I'm pretty sure "indefinite" in NASCAR terms...

I'm pretty sure "indefinite" in NASCAR terms means perhaps 1 race. I love the classic denial by the driver though. His fans will believe. :lol:

... Brad
05-11-09, 10:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 911
Posted By bac

Excellent. Now the other countries should get on...

Excellent. Now the other countries should get on board. His blood was CLEARLY found (verified via DNA) as part of Operation Puerto. He should be banned for at least 2 years if not more.

......
05-11-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 61,970
Posted By bac

It looked to me that LPR Brakes took advantage of...

It looked to me that LPR Brakes took advantage of the crash.

When they saw that Cavendish was behind due to the crash, they went straight to the front, and put the hammer down for their "asthma...
05-10-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,453
Posted By bac

You may be thinking of this: ...

You may be thinking of this:

http://www.wimblog.be/media/images/sophievanvliet.jpg

I wonder if his 16-year-old girlfriend is also doing coke?

... Brad
Forum: Commuting
05-09-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,316
Posted By bac

If your bike can do discs ........ DO DISCS! ...

If your bike can do discs ........ DO DISCS! You'll never look back. :thumb:

.... Brad
05-09-09, 08:44 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,453
Posted By bac

Blow is out of your system in terms of testing in...

Blow is out of your system in terms of testing in just a few day. He's got a real drug problem ...... and now also a huge LEGAL problem given that this is his second offense.

... Brad
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,979
Posted By bac

Don't worry .... nothing has changed with your...

Don't worry .... nothing has changed with your bike riding skills. You just have to be aware (as I'm sure you REALLY are now) of that area due to the mix of a painted surface and sand.

That's a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-09, 04:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,400
Posted By bac

Spot on! :thumb: ... Brad

Spot on! :thumb:

... Brad
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,903
Posted By bac

Excellent article, but it doesn't address the...

Excellent article, but it doesn't address the OP's issue. The OP's issue is BRAKING WITH ONE HAND - not which brake to use.

To get back to the subject, here's what I do:

1. Find a place in...
04-28-09, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 717
Posted By bac

The simple answer is that you need to build up...

The simple answer is that you need to build up more endurance. Do longer training rides, and keep a log to keep on track. Your performance in the late stages of a ride will improve for sure.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 06:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,234
Posted By bac

It's really all about the conditions. If the...

It's really all about the conditions.

If the road is clean and I'm stopping in a straight line, I'll use a lot of front brake along with the rear. However, in low traction situation or if I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-09, 06:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,885
Posted By bac

If your Tahoe has been converted to a monster...

If your Tahoe has been converted to a monster truck, then you MAY have a problem. If not, you're good to go ... no worries. :thumb:

... Brad
04-28-09, 06:25 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,128
Posted By bac

If I'm paying MSRP, I'm not paying shipping. ...

If I'm paying MSRP, I'm not paying shipping.

He's just working in some more profit for himself. There is nothing wrong with that as long as the guy is honest about it. And of course, you...
04-28-09, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,422
Posted By bac

THIS! That is the obvious issue here ........

THIS!

That is the obvious issue here ..... the SELECT enforcement of the rules. Clearly, if you selectively enforce the rules, then you are NOT enforcing the rules at all.

I have no problem...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,523
Posted By bac

There is a string hanging from your shirt. ...

There is a string hanging from your shirt.

Never mind ...... that's your arm. :lol: You should be ready to go!

... Brad
04-21-09, 03:09 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,193
Posted By bac

Clearly Bos didn't take the yellow jersey down on...

Clearly Bos didn't take the yellow jersey down on purpose. Was he at fault? Of course. Did he do it on purpose? Of course not.

I mean, why would he take himself out********** That makes no sense....
02-23-09, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,038
Posted By bac

I agree. Robbie has done it over the years...

I agree.

Robbie has done it over the years with little to no team support. He's done it will bike handling skills that are really unmatched in the group.

... Brad
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 10:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 969
Posted By bac

Or that they won't show the end of the race if...

Or that they won't show the end of the race if something more important like a rerun of 'fishing with billy bob' is scheduled next.

They are the only show in town .... so I'll still watch.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,162
Posted By bac

I'm impressed. It's difficult to push a fat guy...

I'm impressed. It's difficult to push a fat guy down whilst riding uphill in the group. Lance was smart - he got leverage by getting the fatboy up high.

... Brad
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-09, 10:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,657
Posted By bac

+1 ... Brad

+1

... Brad
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,053
Views: 61,591
Posted By bac

They do exist, but you don't need to get one of...

They do exist, but you don't need to get one of those to ride in the Winter. Get, or better yet build, yourself a single-speed mtb with metal studded tires. You won't be bored in the Winter EVER...
02-22-09, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,445
Posted By bac

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/06/Croc...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/06/Crocker1.JPG

LEAVE THE AMISH ALONE ;)

...Brad
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