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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:37 pm 
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Samuel Sanchez Gonzalez wrote:
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It maybe the angle of the photo but Wiggo looks like he has put some weight on .


Of course he has.

It's winter after all, he would become crazy otherwise.


Yep, you can't ride a TDF every day. He has to be the skinniest winner on record. Maintaining that weight would probably make him very sick.


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PostPosted: Sat Nov 24, 2012 10:35 pm 
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I thought he was at 95-97% of his top form for whole season. :mrgreen:


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:16 am 
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re: pic of wiggins.

sky on mavic wheels next year? (mavic may be looking for another team, as liquigas/cannondale now sponsored by vision - where did it all go so wrong with their gear sponsorship)


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 8:45 am 
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thencameyou wrote:
re: pic of wiggins.

sky on mavic wheels next year? (mavic may be looking for another team, as liquigas/cannondale now sponsored by vision - where did it all go so wrong with their gear sponsorship)


Sky have no wheel sponsor. Mavic supply British Cycling though so there's always spares lying around if needed for training.

Using your reasoning you must be expecting Assos to be clothing supplier also.


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:37 am 
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Not sure if this has been mentioned already, but Team Sky are supposed to be wearing Rapha kit next season...

http://www.rapha.cc/teamsky/


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:23 pm 
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Not sure if this has been mentioned already, but Team Sky are supposed to be wearing Rapha kit next season...

http://www.rapha.cc/teamsky/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Old, old news from more than a month or so ago.
viewtopic.php?f=14&t=106618


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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 1:30 pm 
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my question from a couple pages ago still stands, and despite the obvious shown in this picture [and yes vague tumblr picture]... i wonder if OPQS will adopt PRO and shimano components because of cav or stick with sram. i know cav has been using the sprint shifters and di2 since his highroad days so i wonder how he'd get on with the sram stuff. Also in the pic are look pedals which probably need the same "wider q" treatement as his old dura ace pedals.

has sram been confirmed to continued sponsorship of OPQS for 2013?

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:07 pm 
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That's not a PRO stem.

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PostPosted: Sun Nov 25, 2012 3:10 pm 
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That's not a PRO stem.


oh fo sho, looks to be a zipp stem. so cavendish doesn't get to use his own signature series stuff? :cry:

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 1:57 am 
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Although, I'm sure it is a Specialized integrated crank, wonder what crank that is too, looks like the non-drive side is painted white.


Last edited by LittleSprinter on Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:16 am, edited 1 time in total.

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 2:11 am 
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It's the S-works crank in gloss paint.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 7:23 am 
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Rodrego Hernandez wrote:
thencameyou wrote:
re: pic of wiggins.

sky on mavic wheels next year? (mavic may be looking for another team, as liquigas/cannondale now sponsored by vision - where did it all go so wrong with their gear sponsorship)


Sky have no wheel sponsor. Mavic supply British Cycling though so there's always spares lying around if needed for training.

Using your reasoning you must be expecting Assos to be clothing supplier also.


Was just a question. Why would wiggins use mavic at all for training on otherwise (resistance training?!) all of sky's press pics have shimano rims so presumably there is some extra money changing hands on top of their gruppo sponsorship


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:13 am 
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thencameyou wrote:
Rodrego Hernandez wrote:
thencameyou wrote:
re: pic of wiggins.

sky on mavic wheels next year? (mavic may be looking for another team, as liquigas/cannondale now sponsored by vision - where did it all go so wrong with their gear sponsorship)


Sky have no wheel sponsor. Mavic supply British Cycling though so there's always spares lying around if needed for training.

Using your reasoning you must be expecting Assos to be clothing supplier also.


Was just a question. Why would wiggins use mavic at all for training on otherwise (resistance training?!) all of sky's press pics have shimano rims so presumably there is some extra money changing hands on top of their gruppo sponsorship



It's probably just what was around for him to use. Don't read too much into one photo. They use 11 speed shimano wheels but ave a choice of whatever they like really, especially for training.


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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 8:42 pm 
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Contador on dope cheats.

"For cycling, it should be zero tolerance, I express myself less certain but it is clear that there is no place for cheaters," the Spaniard explained.

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

"I would love to do the Tour obviously," he explained. "I missed it this year. But if I only find out two months before, then I won't [be there]. I need enough time to prepare. Otherwise I won't be a part of it."

:lol: :evil: :lol: :evil:

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/contado ... ope-cheats

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PostPosted: Mon Nov 26, 2012 9:14 pm 
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He only got busted with the smallest trace of clenbuterol. I mean they have let other athletes off in other sports found with a higher dosage . If we are playing buy the rules then Contador should not have even been charged it was such a small amount. I do agree that the only chance of stopping doping is a life ban.


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