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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:00 am 
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There are more than a handful of toys that have been created there that have not seen the light of day outside of Santa Cruz or Morgan Hill. One of the perks of running certain departments and some cool stuff for sure.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:04 am 
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Anyone care to speculate as to why this Lotto rider would be taking a feed from a Belkin mussette?

Http://i58.tinypic.com/2jbk5qt.jpg

http://pelotonmagazine.com/shutter/sunadas-view-a-rainy-and-cold-milan-san-remo/

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:12 am 
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That's not rideable -- it's made of wood.

Too bad, as when I first saw it I thought it was extremely cool.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:30 am 
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Razor wrote:
Anyone care to speculate as to why this Lotto rider would be taking a feed from a Belkin mussette?

Http://i58.tinypic.com/2jbk5qt.jpg

http://pelotonmagazine.com/shutter/sunadas-view-a-rainy-and-cold-milan-san-remo/



it happens often. sometimes if riders can't get to their own cars ( like in a breakaway) other cars will service them. riders in the break will sometimes share food/water as well. It's a you-scratch-my-back-I'll-scratch-yours agreement, especially if team sports directors know each other. It's less common because of the presence of nuetral support, but some teams will on occasion lend other riders a wheel if they need one.

Things in the peloton are actually quite friendly, although it can get complicated if you piss other teams ( especialy the bigger ones, with more presence and 'respect' ) , so it pays to be on generally good terms with everyone.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:22 pm 
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davidalone wrote:
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Anyone care to speculate as to why this Lotto rider would be taking a feed from a Belkin mussette?

Http://i58.tinypic.com/2jbk5qt.jpg

http://pelotonmagazine.com/shutter/sunadas-view-a-rainy-and-cold-milan-san-remo/



it happens often. sometimes if riders can't get to their own cars ( like in a breakaway) other cars will service them. riders in the break will sometimes share food/water as well. It's a you-scratch-my-back-I'll-scratch-yours agreement, especially if team sports directors know each other. It's less common because of the presence of nuetral support, but some teams will on occasion lend other riders a wheel if they need one.

Things in the peloton are actually quite friendly, although it can get complicated if you piss other teams ( especialy the bigger ones, with more presence and 'respect' ) , so it pays to be on generally good terms with everyone.


Yeah, I've seen the opposing teams' follow car hand a water bottle to a rider who is not on their team but that is usually in a breakaway situation. I just thought it was weird to take a feedbag considering the Belkin soignuer is actually standing there holding the bag and waiting for his rider to snatch it. Perhaps, the Belkin rider did snatch it, and handed it over to the Lotto rider (they could be ex-teamates). Could be.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 2:57 pm 
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Think about the Belkin - Movistar spats over last year.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:27 pm 
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Damien Gaudin from AG2R running the Focus CX bike today at Dwars.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 3:29 pm 
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I think the Sky-Movistar spats have probably been the biggest ones over the past couple of years, no?


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:13 pm 
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Guess on the booties?

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/photos/ ... ren/298150

They look like speed skater booties of some kind ...

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 5:18 pm 
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Razor wrote:
Yeah, I've seen the opposing teams' follow car hand a water bottle to a rider who is not on their team but that is usually in a breakaway situation. I just thought it was weird to take a feedbag considering the Belkin soignuer is actually standing there holding the bag and waiting for his rider to snatch it. Perhaps, the Belkin rider did snatch it, and handed it over to the Lotto rider (they could be ex-teamates). Could be.


"What is bothering me is that again today I had an accident in the feed zone. Oh geez. I never crash in the feed zone and now it is twice in one Tour. I’m so embarrassed.

I was behind a Europcar rider that missed his feed bag. So I grabbed it for him. But then my team was waiting for a bag just after. And sure enough I dropped one of them right into my wheel and fell. Oh did I feel stupid!" -Jens Voigt http://www.bicycling.co.za/race-news/to ... oser-baby/

So yeah, it's nice to lend a hand to other riders, especially when the weather's making everyone feel like crap.


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 8:36 pm 
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I haven't heard of such spats, please post links to them.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 9:22 pm 
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Great race i Catalunya today

Final K's Volta Ciclista a Catalunya 2014 - Stage 3 - FINAL…: http://youtu.be/8uoUDgLKKag


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:51 pm 
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http://cdn.velonews.competitor.com/file ... 60x440.jpg

Another shot of the mystery booties.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 26, 2014 11:57 pm 
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Terpstra's shoe covers surely do look a lot like the one's I use - they were made for speedskaters originally, but Spinno (http://www.spinno.no) now specifically targets them for cycling aswell. Spinno makes fully custom aerodynamic clothing for speedskaters, cross country skiers and even special suits for ski jumpers. Their TT suit has been very popular with Norwegian track cyclists (not that there are many of them!) and is essentially a modified speedskating skinsuit.

Spinno also has a silver fabric like this. Guessing Terpstra has some friends or a connection in speedskating and got them from them :-)

Mine in action, all white though: https://scontent-a-ams.xx.fbcdn.net/hph ... 3103_n.jpg


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 27, 2014 12:19 am 
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Yup - the fabric looks spot on - my girlfriend was a speed skater too! Looks like I have some emails to send :)

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