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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:42 am 
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Yeez, that crash in the Eneco, the full horror of it in HD.
Porsev's front wheel went into a leg of a barrier, a spectacular thing to watch what happens in such an accident, but I wish he didn't crash.
Boom was millimeters from crashing, and poor Stybar face first on the tarmac... Not nice. But his bike did one and half somersault... Also it did not break, at least not visibly.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:49 am 
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Better tell the NY Times.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:27 am 
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organizers should be required to use the slanted barriers for final 2-300 meters instead of upright w/ feet. it's much safer to crash into the angled barriers since it disperses the impact and there's not nearly enough space for a wheel or foot to get caught on and flip a rider


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:39 pm 
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that replay of stybar's crash was brutal.....


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 1:57 pm 
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Or use the barriers US organizers use with feet that are almost flush with the ground.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 2:15 pm 
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But those flat footed barriers are much weaker... They cannot really hold the crowd pushing against them.
The slanted barriers are better, but anyhow, crashing at 60+ kph it's never pleasant, barriers or not.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:09 pm 
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Right, but had it been the flat footed barriers, that crash wouldn't've happened as Stybar would have had the extra 6 inches he was looking for.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:19 pm 
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Poor Lachlan Morton, his gear is being sold :(

http://www.shopslipstreamsports.com/www ... 11067.html


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 3:31 pm 
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im going to buy it and get the manual for speed jersey to complete the look
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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:03 pm 
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This low mileage beauty was just ridden to church on Sundays by a little old hipster and never even finished a race.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 4:41 pm 
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doesn't include the ironic, gift-shop souvenir license plate under the saddle --> not worth it.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:11 pm 
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Does it come with a pair of Brikos and a Hawaiian shirt?

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:43 pm 
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An riding the Tour de l'Ain Cyclo at the moment and got held up by the pro race going home today.

First bunch through, 5 min later, the rest, 7 min later Cav, completely on his own with the broom wagon behind him and the Col de Menthieres and a nasty drag back up to Lelex for the finish still to come. Horrid conditions today, poor guy trying to ride himself into form #respect

Update- well done by Cav to get back on with a bunch
http://m.cyclingnews.com/races/tour-de- ... -3/results


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:45 pm 
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P.s. Morton in the non one man Cav gruppetto, gruppetto. Looking unimpressed.


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martinko wrote:


Says it was a training accident...WTF is he training for????


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