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Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 326
Views: 27,957
Posted By OrionKhan

There was also the motivation of not getting a...

There was also the motivation of not getting a ticket.
07-09-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,689
Posted By OrionKhan

Must be a Froome fan.

Must be a Froome fan.
07-09-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,184
Posted By OrionKhan

Historically, AC has been an excellent ITT rider....

Historically, AC has been an excellent ITT rider. If you look at the other GTs he's won, he's taken time from rivals there. He's been the Spanish ITT champion and has finished top 10 at ITT world...
07-07-13, 06:21 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

Meh, I don't see Froome having a "bad day" out...

Meh, I don't see Froome having a "bad day" out there. Short of something out of the ordinary, I don't see anyone out riding him in the mountains. He just has to mark them going forward.
07-07-13, 06:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,592
Posted By OrionKhan

See this guy's post Unfortunately,...

See this guy's post



Unfortunately, it's making for a fairly dominant win by Froome. I suspect Phil and Paul will try to hype it up by touting that it's still early and anybody could win. ...
07-07-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

I think the lack of interest is because the race...

I think the lack of interest is because the race is pretty much Froome's to lose going forward. Short of some unforeseen circumstance happening to him, he's going to win fairly easily. All he has...
07-07-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

I think you got me mixed in with another poster...

I think you got me mixed in with another poster on the Quintana comments.

My point is that Froome put up an effort that rivaled the record for that climb. The top times put up by known dopers. ...
07-06-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

From a cycling fan's perspective, I don't think...

From a cycling fan's perspective, I don't think you can even say that the belief that Froome doping is a cynical thought. The point is that doping is so prevalent and systematic with is the sport,...
07-06-13, 01:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

Dude, please. That's pretty good lawyer talk. ...

Dude, please. That's pretty good lawyer talk. Pretty much the same arguments that were used to defend Lance and crew for YEARS. At this point, after all that I know from watching cycling for...
07-06-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

See below for the proper response.

See below for the proper response.
07-06-13, 09:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

No. Like I said it's the way it was one. Every...

No. Like I said it's the way it was one. Every time we've seen this sort of remarkable mountain ride, we've later learned the guys was doped. Froome was very close to LA's record for that climb....
07-06-13, 09:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,698
Posted By OrionKhan

I used to think that way. The problem is that...

I used to think that way. The problem is that it's been proven time and time again that the "remarkable" efforts have been accomplished with the aid of doping. I don't know if the top contenders...
01-30-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

More importantly. This bickering over Lance is...

More importantly. This bickering over Lance is good for one thing. This thread has more replies on it than any other thread on the Professional Cycling For the Fans board. And it's second in views...
01-28-13, 10:11 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Sorry, just checkin' in after a couple of days. ...

Sorry, just checkin' in after a couple of days. But it looks like the other chaps covered it for me. See below.


Succinct and to the point.


Yes
01-27-13, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Nope. That would be Eddy. Look him up.

Nope. That would be Eddy. Look him up.
01-27-13, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Lance singing it...:lol: ...

Lance singing it...:lol:
http://vimeo.com/58191312#
http://vimeo.com/58191312#
01-21-13, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Yep. In the end, I think his undoing was his ego...

Yep. In the end, I think his undoing was his ego and Alberto Contador. Lance saw him as a threat to break his run in the TdF and decided to come back. Lance thought he could win still. Said as...
01-21-13, 02:22 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

I'm looking at the Andreau's regarding Lance's...

I'm looking at the Andreau's regarding Lance's doping. We can trust what she said about Lance because he admitted as much. This thread is about Lance's interview on Oprah. Him admiting that he's...
01-21-13, 12:40 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Sure, Betsy is pretty emotional and a little over...

Sure, Betsy is pretty emotional and a little over the top on the matter. But the reality is that she was telling the truth and Lance has been lying about it.

The question was "Did Betsy deserve...
01-20-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

The problem with your argument is that Betsy was...

The problem with your argument is that Betsy was telling TRUTH. And Lance, the person calling her crazy and obsessed, was lying all of the time for years on end. So no, she didn't deserve to be...
01-20-13, 01:24 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Fair enough. I'm with you on that.

Fair enough. I'm with you on that.
01-20-13, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

A noble sentiment. But Lance isn't going to gain...

A noble sentiment. But Lance isn't going to gain much if any support back until he comes completely clean. He's still protecting the likes of Ferrari and Bruyneel. Lance has "owned up to" some...
01-18-13, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

Yes, and Livestrong does not do those things. ...

Yes, and Livestrong does not do those things. They do not fund research, medical advancements, or treatment. Here's there mission statement for those that believe they have raised money for...
01-17-13, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

That's really not the right analogy. Lance...

That's really not the right analogy. Lance wasn't bought. He went out and made this happen. This wasn't a case of temptation. He was the driver.
01-17-13, 10:43 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

I was thinking the same thing as I watched. Like...

I was thinking the same thing as I watched. Like her or not, I think Oprah did a good job. She did a good job of going after him even as he waffled on some of the questions. And she's pretty good...
01-17-13, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

This is the mindset is the crux of the majority...

This is the mindset is the crux of the majority of the problems with the world.
01-05-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,466
Posted By OrionKhan

The sad part is that he's not doing it to tell...

The sad part is that he's not doing it to tell the truth but rather because he got caught. It's because he still wants to race and it's the only way to be reinstated. He competed at the highest...
11-04-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,485
Posted By OrionKhan

It could be argued that it's way worse than...

It could be argued that it's way worse than doping because it creates a predetermined winner and removes competition from the event. At least with doping, the guys are actually cheating to try and...
11-03-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,485
Posted By OrionKhan

Vino, Vino....vino

I'm really not surprised about this story. I'm more surprised that he was willing to shell out $200k for the win.
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10-17-12, 07:03 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 17,207
Posted By OrionKhan

Well, Vick did his time. Admitted fault and is...

Well, Vick did his time. Admitted fault and is back to playing. Tiger, to a certain degree, has done the same. Both had issues off the field. Lance's situation involves cheating in his sport and...
08-29-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 482
Views: 23,737
Posted By OrionKhan

A truer statement this has not been written on BF...

A truer statement this has not been written on BF in a long time. If ever.
07-22-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,122
Posted By OrionKhan

Nice to see the yellow doing a strong pull in the...

Nice to see the yellow doing a strong pull in the lead out on the final stage. I was thinking Cav launched to early. But he just to fast. Sagan had a nice close, but got into it to late. Next...
07-20-12, 09:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,433
Posted By OrionKhan

Actually, I'd bet that he has worked harder at...

Actually, I'd bet that he has worked harder at his career than you have. I have no idea who you are or what you do. Don't really care. But the overwhelming odds are that a professional cyclist the...
07-20-12, 09:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,433
Posted By OrionKhan

Man, Cav looked fast even in the slow motion...

Man, Cav looked fast even in the slow motion replay.
07-19-12, 09:50 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,449
Posted By OrionKhan

I don't think it's so much of hatred towards...

I don't think it's so much of hatred towards Wiggins. The anti-Wiggins voice seems to have more of a problem with what appears to be the stronger rider (Froome) holding back so Wiggins can win. ...
07-17-12, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 716
Posted By OrionKhan

From...

From Velo...http://velonews.competitor.com/2012/07/news/uci-announces-positive-doping-test-for-frank-schleck-2_230302?utm_medium=whats-hot
The Substance Xipamide is a prescription-only, orally...
07-15-12, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,995
Posted By OrionKhan

Yeah, it looked like he was riding with the...

Yeah, it looked like he was riding with the yellow group for a while and then decided to take off. It was very obvious that the yellow group were waiting up for something.
07-15-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,995
Posted By OrionKhan

Looks like it occurred at the summit of the last...

Looks like it occurred at the summit of the last climb. Lots of people there. Seems like someone would have seen the idiots in action. Hopefully, someone steps up and points them out to the...
05-01-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,727
Posted By OrionKhan

Yep. I have Charter and they dropped Universal...

Yep. I have Charter and they dropped Universal this past winter. I think Comcast is trying to force the other providers to put US in the premium sports packages. With Charter it used to be in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 04:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,540
Posted By OrionKhan

Bah, I just wish you had pics. Given that you...

Bah, I just wish you had pics. Given that you were on Maui doing what people do (eat, drink and snorkel) you did pretty good. In fact, it would have been way less cool if you did all sorts of crazy...
10-11-11, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 574
Posted By OrionKhan

Well, Cav doesn't need the whole team for him as...

Well, Cav doesn't need the whole team for him as a lead out train. He's shown the ability to win without the HTC freight train in front of him. Cav will still win races/stages. The problem will be...
10-05-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,471
Posted By OrionKhan

Dude, that's just nonsense. Cav has proven he is...

Dude, that's just nonsense. Cav has proven he is the clear, dominant top dog of sprinting in professional cycling over the past few seasons. I'm not sure what you define as "substantive...
09-29-11, 07:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,249
Posted By OrionKhan

This has been my view of Andy as well. I really...

This has been my view of Andy as well. I really think Andy would be better served taking a year off from the Tour and trying to win some other races. Like the Giro or Vuelta, and one of the shorter...
09-29-11, 06:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 830
Posted By OrionKhan

Well, he's an accomplished track cyclist. But as...

Well, he's an accomplished track cyclist. But as for the yellow talk, he's got a ways to go. At 31, he's probably not going to improve his climbing. Like A. Schleck has a deficiency in time...
09-29-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,471
Posted By OrionKhan

Oh, I agree that anyone going off the front early...

Oh, I agree that anyone going off the front early would have been caught. But that's never stopped guys from taking the chance in the past. And I really should have been more specific. I'm...
09-28-11, 06:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,471
Posted By OrionKhan

I agree it was a fast pace. But not so much that...

I agree it was a fast pace. But not so much that nobody could have tried an attack. There were a few attempts that were brought back. But that is the norm in professional races. It wasn't like an...
09-27-11, 11:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,471
Posted By OrionKhan

I was thinking he or Fabian would try a flier as...

I was thinking he or Fabian would try a flier as well. Particularly after Voeckler was brought back. But its been a long season for all of them. Its easy to sit back and wonder why someone didn't...
09-25-11, 07:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,471
Posted By OrionKhan

Well, your opinion is wrong. And you're pretty...

Well, your opinion is wrong. And you're pretty much talking about all sprinters then. Not just Cav. Sprinting is a discipline in cycling just like climbing and time trialing is. The WC course...
09-21-11, 07:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 701
Posted By OrionKhan

Yeah, or note that there is spoiler in the thread...

Yeah, or note that there is spoiler in the thread on the title.

Can't say I was surprised by the results. Martin has looked strong in the TT all year. Funny, for an off year, Fabian still...
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