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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 6:48 pm 
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LOL, I hope to use this win as leverage for a new contract!


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 7:27 pm 
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trychle wrote:
Farrar. WON!?

Huh ? That's not the race I watched.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:17 pm 
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Congrats to Tyler. I'm sure all the guys who give him hate on this board won a stage in every grand tour.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 8:34 pm 
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Rick wrote:
trychle wrote:
Farrar. WON!?

Huh ? That's not the race I watched.


Tour of Belgium stage


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:18 pm 
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Sorry what? Wasn't the tour of belgium in may?

edit: nevermind its "Farrar wins penultimate stage at Tour de l'Eurométropole"


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:20 pm 
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Sorry what? Wasn't the tour of belgium in may?


Tour de L'Eurometropole (former Circuit Cranco-Belge) Oct 3-6

http://www.cyclingnews.com/races/tour-d ... -3/results


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:32 pm 
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I blame my dyslexia, read this as Eurometro Tour of Belgium on Velonews:

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It was a long time coming, but Tyler Farrar (Garmin-Sharp) kicked to victory Saturday in the third stage of the Eurometropool Tour in Belgium, scoring his first victory on European pavement since 2011.


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 9:36 pm 
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I'm sure all the guys who give him hate on this board won a stage in every grand tour.


The guy doesn't win in europe for two years and you still expect him to be treated as an elite sprinter? From what I've read, that's where most of the discussion (or 'hate') here has be directed. It's been legit questions like: will he take on a different role to stay at the top level or step down from the world tour? And will Garmin's new-look GC team have a place for him?

It will be interesting to see how it plays out for he and others with these teams folding. Frank Pariesien has a breakthrough win at Catalunya this spring yet has not been renewed by argos nor had any offers and is considering retiring or moving to mtb at the age of 30. What a ridiculous sport.


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http://velonews.competitor.com/2013/10/news/tyler-farrar-finally-breaks-european-losing-streak_305018

LOL at the Velonews title: "Farrar finally wins one in europe."


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PostPosted: Sat Oct 05, 2013 11:39 pm 
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Froome out of Lombardy with back pain...


... entire GB team x-ray'd after worlds and discovered to be spineless. :D

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For all the fans here, Farrar has renewed with Garmin-Sharp for next season :D

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/farrar- ... in-drought

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Froome out of Lombardy with back pain...


... entire GB team x-ray'd after worlds and discovered to be spineless. :D


:thumbup:

I am riding with a Brit friend tomorrow morning, I will be sure to share your take on the matter with him. :D

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BBB seatpost mounts work really well.

http://bbbcycling.com/bike-parts/clamps/BSP-96" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Works well, elastic that comes with it is rubbish (for a 31.6 seatpost).

Used a Garmin elastic (after mine snapped), works much better.

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In all fairness one should exclude Cavendish from that party.He did a lot of pulling on the way in to Firenze.


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Happy to see Purito defends his Lombardy title. I bet he would cry a sea if someone snagged him off a win again.


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