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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 5:31 pm 
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http://www.tmz.com/2012/10/30/lance-arm ... g-scandal/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Wonder what the spec is ?


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:07 pm 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 6:18 pm 
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Back to Dura ace . The circle is complete young Jedi .


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PostPosted: Tue Oct 30, 2012 11:16 pm 
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I guess when SRAM ask to buy your shares back...

Would have been funnier to see him on Campag, but I'm glad he didn't.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:19 am 
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Nic would know since he's a member of the forum and (most likely) sold it to Lance.

It appears though that since he [Lance] is no longer pro he doesn't need to slam is stem to the headtube.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:24 am 
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he didn't even slam in 2005 either...

if he just slammed his stem he wouldn't need to dope to compensate for steerer tube height. :smartass:

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:24 am 
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Lance obviously likes big frames. As we know he's a big guy with long legs yet riding with not too much seat tube showing. That bike doesn't seem to fit him too well.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 9:59 am 
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Lance obviously likes big frames. As we know he's a big guy with long legs yet riding with not too much seat tube showing. That bike doesn't seem to fit him too well.


He's not a very big guy actually - isn't he about 5'10"? Big frames yes, IIRC correctly he rode 58cm Madones (or equivalent) which is large for that height yes. Most pros that height would be on 54s I'd guess.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 10:49 am 
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I always thought he could have rode a smaller frame , but 7 tours wins doped or not you can't really say his set up was wrong . Be interesting to get the Crumpy frame specs .


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:28 pm 
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That 2005 frame fit is "old-skool". The trend of riding smaller frames is only relatively recent (10 years).

Now this fit simply looks terrible:
Can't he sort his equipment out?
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Poor guy.


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 1:32 pm 
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Good to see Lance sharing the limelight with his brethern over on TMZ.

http://www.tmz.com/2012/10/30/octomom-n ... adid=hero3

I had never heard of 'Octomom' and I wish I could go back to not knowing... :scared:


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 4:58 pm 
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That 2005 frame fit is "old-skool". The trend of riding smaller frames is only relatively recent (10 years).

Now this fit simply looks terrible:
Can't he sort his equipment out?
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Poor guy.


candidate for the freaks topic!


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PostPosted: Wed Oct 31, 2012 5:46 pm 
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You can't judge position from a single shot.

In any case, spacers aside, excellent taste by Mr. Armstrong, despite his flaws.

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As someone who doesn't support the concept of "slam that stem" without merit of fit, I'd like to note that my original comment was made in complete sarcasm. I should have added the closing sarcasm tag </sarcasm>. Sorry I left that off.

prendrefeu wrote:
It appears though that since he [Lance] is no longer pro he doesn't need to slam is stem to the headtube.

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djconnel wrote:
You can't judge position from a single shot.

In any case, spacers aside, excellent taste by Mr. Armstrong, despite his flaws.


No doubt Crumpton is a cool brand but Lance's choice here, I would say, is more about not being associated with a high profile brand that sponsors a pro team.


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