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PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 3:39 pm 
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There was a similar thing around here a few years ago when Graeme Obree was still racing regularly in local TTs. Getting caught for 1 minute 3 miles into a 10TT isn't great for your morale :lol:


Like being passed by a motorbike. Alex Dowsett rode one of our club events last season, I watched him start while I "recovered" on the verge, he was going at 30mph after just a few pedal strokes - awesome.


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    PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 5:26 pm 
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    nathanong87 wrote:
    was watching old races from this year

    made this cuz ugh this is dope. The most pro not-pro dude.


    Anyone knows what wheels are those? they look sick spinning.


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    Paolo Bettini leaves his CT role at italian cycling federation and accept Alonso's offer to become team manager of his team.

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    PostPosted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 9:46 pm 
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    @micky, that is disappointing in a way...

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    ichobi wrote:
    nathanong87 wrote:
    was watching old races from this year

    made this cuz ugh this is dope. The most pro not-pro dude.


    Anyone knows what wheels are those? they look sick spinning.


    Front I think is an Enve SES 8.9 and the rear is Simon Smart's prototype disc wheel

    http://www.drag2zero.co.uk/d2z-disc-wheel/

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    PostPosted: Sun Dec 29, 2013 12:23 am 
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    @micky, that is disappointing in a way...


    Yeah, I feel very sorry for Alonso indeed; a team ruined since its start. :mrgreen:

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    What do Aussie pros do in the off-season? Try to kill each other on horrible TT courses:-
    http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/6976 ... y4_14.html

    Awesomeness.

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    nathanong87 wrote:
    was watching old races from this year

    made this cuz ugh this is dope. The most pro not-pro dude.


    Who is that?

    Also Stybar killing it in CX racing with quite a while away from racing it seriously. I find it interesting though that he is allowed to race CX yet Cavendish is a not allowed to race track.

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    dereksmalls wrote:
    nathanong87 wrote:
    was watching old races from this year

    made this cuz ugh this is dope. The most pro not-pro dude.


    Who is that?

    Also Stybar killing it in CX racing with quite a while away from racing it seriously. I find it interesting though that he is allowed to race CX yet Cavendish is a not allowed to race track.


    Are you talking about eventual crashes?

    I saw Kreuziger alpine skiing. THIS is dangerous. Forbidden to NBA players for example, part of their contract.


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    CX racing isn't actually that dangerous and when crashes happen they are at relatively low speeds into soft ground. You might get banged up but a resulting broken bike distant enough from the pits is far more likely to cause a DNF than an injury.

    When in comparison the track is far more likely to cause an injury that will stop training. You might come away without a broken bone but severe enough burns from hitting the track at speed that you can't train.

    Stybar is also paid much less than Cavendish.

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    Cav has a few extra kilos or 10 :mrgreen:

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    It appears that Cav has been eating Sky riders over the holidays. Could that be why Wiggins is so quiet?

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    Every year people talk about Cav being fat.

    Every year he wins lots of races.

    Lots of talk of Cav being fat so he should win a lot of races?

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    He will surely still win races, that's for sure, but he never appeared this round.
    He reminds me Cartman. :lol:

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