HOT: Active* forum members generally gain 5% discount at starbike.com store!
Weight Weenies
* FAQ    * Search    * Trending Topics
* Login   * Register
HOME Listings Blog NEW Articles FAQ Contact About




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 741 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1 ... 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 ... 50  Next
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:42 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:57 pm
Posts: 3778
Location: Vicenza
Whole Tabriz Petrochemical team from Iran is on LWs.

Image

_________________
ciclismo-espresso.com


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:51 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:32 pm
Posts: 7412
Location: Los Angeles / Glendale, California
Nice!! :twisted:

_________________
Exp001 || TeamLACBC


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 4:51 pm 


Top
  
 
PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:46 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Aug 14, 2006 2:43 pm
Posts: 430
Location: Belgium
so no bike or group-sponsor, just wheels...

nice wheels though! :twisted:


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Mar 21, 2011 5:54 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:32 pm
Posts: 7412
Location: Los Angeles / Glendale, California
They're based in Iran (and train at 7,000' elevation). Getting products into that country can be an ordeal, depending on the manufacturer and origin. If cycling products were routed and produced by (South) Korea, it would be incredibly easy... almost too easy to get whatever you want. Products from Germany and the rest of the EU are also viable, but elsewhere it is very difficult. Traditional/known sponsors are hesitant on sponsoring the team as they are racing mostly in the Asian Tour (which is not the usual market) and there are sometimes unfortunate political/social garbage that clouds the sponsorship. Actually, they are sponsored by Ridley and Giant. Not sure what the situation is though as they aren't able to get the bikes in? :noidea:

Most likely they had someone just simply buy a lot (a lot!!) of Lightweights and bring them back to Iran. Then again, Lightweights are from Germany and getting German products in Iran isn't difficult at all.

Either way, sponsor or not they are a very talented team!!

http://www.tptcycling.com/index.php

_________________
Exp001 || TeamLACBC


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:23 am 
Offline

Joined: Sun Dec 17, 2006 12:02 pm
Posts: 944
Location: EU
so they have Ridley written on their shirts and they ride Giant and Wilier too? What's going on?

_________________
A light bike does replace good fitness.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 9:53 am 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Apr 10, 2008 6:40 pm
Posts: 3503
Location: Lenart, Slovenia EUROPE
And ride Sram and Shimano.

_________________
TREK Madone 5.9 SL

COLNAGO C50 nl12


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 3:35 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Oct 31, 2007 10:32 pm
Posts: 7412
Location: Los Angeles / Glendale, California
I tell you what. You try to run a professional cycling team out of a country that is under heavy embargo, then get back to me with your complaints about equipment availability.



:roll:

_________________
Exp001 || TeamLACBC


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 4:39 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2006 8:57 pm
Posts: 3778
Location: Vicenza
It's a Continental team, it's common to have mixed brands.
And beside that, they have been dominating the Asian cycling in the past 2 years.

_________________
ciclismo-espresso.com


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Tue Mar 22, 2011 6:03 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Wed Feb 20, 2008 11:20 pm
Posts: 852
Which you never hear in the News, other than propaganda malice.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 3:27 am 
Offline

Joined: Wed Oct 08, 2003 4:15 am
Posts: 3260
Location: tucson
8 spoke front:
Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sat Mar 26, 2011 4:21 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Aug 05, 2008 1:15 am
Posts: 156
Stybar's new wheels:

Image


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Sun Aug 07, 2011 8:20 pm 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jun 03, 2010 6:20 am
Posts: 348
To the top - bc this is my favorite thread.

Anyone have anything to update?


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:04 pm 
Offline
Moderator
User avatar

Joined: Wed Aug 23, 2006 9:11 pm
Posts: 2806
Location: People's Republic of Boulder
The chicken and D. Cassani


Attachments:
cassani2.jpg
cassani2.jpg [ 98.88 KiB | Viewed 1070 times ]
chicken ventoux.jpg
chicken ventoux.jpg [ 125.66 KiB | Viewed 1070 times ]

_________________
-Deacon Doctor Colorado Slim
Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:49 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Mon Jan 23, 2006 6:35 am
Posts: 5020
Location: New York
That would have been interesting if they were in the same photo :lol:

_________________
I never took drugs to improve my performance at any time. I will be willing to stick my finger into a polygraph test if anyone with big media pull wants to take issue. If you buy a signed poster now it will not be tarnished later. --Graeme Obree


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:59 pm 
Offline
Shop Owner

Joined: Sun Aug 22, 2004 6:39 pm
Posts: 65
I could be wrong but is Menchov possible on Lightweights for the Olympic RR?:
http://www.cyclingnews.com/2012-olympic ... tos/233283


Top
 Profile  
 
Posted: Mon Jul 30, 2012 4:59 pm 


Top
  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 741 posts ] 
Go to page Previous  1 ... 39, 40, 41, 42, 43, 44, 45 ... 50  Next


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Google Adsense [Bot], Yahoo [Bot] and 10 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  

   Similar Topics   Author   Replies   Views   Last post 
There are no new unread posts for this topic. List of blogs

in Cycle Chat

Sarvesh95

2

320

Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:03 pm

Tinea Pedis View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. List of parts

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

time81

4

451

Mon Aug 11, 2014 5:41 pm

Oswald View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. List of spoke weights

in Road

madcow

5

535

Fri Aug 08, 2014 12:46 pm

Mackers View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Bike build check list

in Introduce Yourself / Gallery - Please use metric weights.

drainyoo

1

753

Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:20 am

HillRPete View the latest post

There are no new unread posts for this topic. Attachment(s) This is Lightweight

in Road

oreoboreo

4

524

Thu Dec 18, 2014 9:24 am

PSM View the latest post


It is currently Thu Dec 18, 2014 10:59 am

All times are UTC + 1 hour




Advertising   –  FAQ   –  Contact   –  Convert   –  About

© Weight Weenies 2000-2013
hosted by starbike.com


How to get rid of these ads? Just register!


Powered by phpBB