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munk93
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by munk93

Looks like he got that extra boost late in the sprint. Same as when he finished second after stybar earlier. Well I'm hoping for on more to the Belgian, and of course a new white jersey later this month.

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wassertreter wrote:
hansonator69 wrote:@de zwarten: if Pozzovivo used a TT frame he'd save 2 minutes!!!!11oneone!1 /triathletemode

He says he picked it deliberately, for going uphill faster.
http://www.velonation.com/News/ID/15401 ... uelta.aspx" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Thought so :thumbup:
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by jooo

I have no idea what the sizing is like on the new FOCUS TT frames but it wouldn't surprise me if he doesn't fit a stock size all that well being such a small guy...

Anyone got an idea of his time checks? His climb must have been super fast!

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totally not-related-to-whats-happening-at-the-Vuelta:

I just learned that Astana is pronounced "Ahsta'nah" or Àstàná. After all these years of hearing the English language commentators pronounce it incorrectly...
Did anyone else know this before? It's new to me!
Do other language commentators pronounce it differently?
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MarkGiardini
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hahaha we've got a Kazak dude @ my gym, I'll ask him to pronounce it for me!
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slyboots
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by slyboots

And how do English language commentators pronounce it?
Russian ones do it right.

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Orica-Scott fork alternative use

BikeBreaks Girona, Dave and Neil Martin are much fun

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Pharmstrong
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by Pharmstrong

In Europe we pronounce it like this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6PjoGyxIHEo . Some commentators like the awful Carlton Kirby, to whom Prend is referring I think, make some botched attempt at a Kazakh pronunciation.

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And to think all these years I pronounced it Ass-Sta-Nah :lol:

Meanwhile you know Gilbert won a stage this year right? curse of the rainbow jersey and all.
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Pharmstrong wrote:Bike brands unite to seek disc brakes approval in pro road racing.

http://www.bikeradar.com/road/news/arti ... ing-38329/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;



Discs will never be fast. Its bad enough everyone rides conservatively these days.
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Os-tuh-naw is how my Azeri roommate used to say it.
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kbbpll
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by kbbpll

How to pronounce Astana and how tall is Horner... this thread always entertains. :)

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I like this thread. I imagine it like one big, massive sports bar (pub) that only shows races on the screens and we're just casually chatting it up about whatever race/pro related that is on our minds at the moment. Occassional good, meaty debates make it lively too. It's fun and it seems like it's going on forever.

Here, have a Lefe on me: :beerchug: :thumbup:
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NAKaveli
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by NAKaveli

Looking through the BMC Vuelta gallery, anyone know what tire this is? Doesn't Vittoria make a similar tire?Image

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