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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 3:53 pm 
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Not a great Gila for Matt Lloyd I see. I was curious to see how he would go in the USA. I see cyclingnews has him as a dark horse for ToC...


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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 4:20 pm 
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Not a great Gila for Matt Lloyd I see. I was curious to see how he would go in the USA. I see cyclingnews has him as a dark horse for ToC...


I will keep an eye on french climber Clément Chevrier @BissellDevelopmentTeam. My long shot for a top 10 in the mountains :smartass:

Next season in World-Tour :smartass:


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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 9:41 pm 
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It could be some type of glue, I'm sure I've seen pros put something sticky on the saddle to help with the grip.


I actually thought the UCI banned this practice like every other minor innovation out there?

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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 10:16 pm 
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Maybe the chamois pad is red, and when the thin white suit gets wet with sweat, the color shows right through.

Otherwise that's gotta be glue/pine tar/adhesive applied to the outside of the suit. The shredded bottoms of the skinsuits shown on display still show the pad intact.

I suppose it's possible that he hit a bump that smashed his nuts just right to make them bleed, but I'd think an impact that'd do that would prevent you from continuing the ride, much less nearly winning....no matter how tough and strong he is.

I got a lump in my throat when I first saw that pic.


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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 10:53 pm 
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Jamiemcp wrote:
It could be some type of glue, I'm sure I've seen pros put something sticky on the saddle to help with the grip.


I actually thought the UCI banned this practice like every other minor innovation out there?


Why not just make a seat with sticky rubber like used on 5 10 shoes. Sandpaper seems like such a crude solution.


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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 11:11 pm 
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Lemond can change a flat tire too! :lol:
http://www.roadbikereview.com/reviews/v ... a-flat-too

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PostPosted: Tue May 06, 2014 11:28 pm 
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Rather than carrying a pump or CO2, just ride with Lemond ... as long as you don't get dropped that is. But he does weigh more than 21 g.


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Yeow! Fresh Bontrager kicks.

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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 9:28 am 
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I don't want to say they look exactly the same as the spec s-works, but, well I don't know how to finish this sentence.


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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 12:10 pm 
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Sylvain Chavenal's bike for Four Days of Dunkirk.

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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 12:47 pm 
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this dude , i like
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I'd like him more if he didn't seem to be trying so hard at being "weird"

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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2014 2:14 pm 
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I'm going to just believe that he's not 'trying' at all. He's just like that. lol

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Chain tension seems to be a bit low. Maybe he's just riding over a bump, though.

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He used to not purposely do specific things a few years back but over time has gravitated towards trying to be out there.

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