Le Tour begins today.

Discussion in 'Other Sports' started by Big TT, Jun 29, 2013.

  1. Big TT

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    Sidewalks are for walking.
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  2. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Unless state law allows you to ride a bike on them, then they're for walking and biking...
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  3. Big TT

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    Dude, don't be dense, I said Armstrong, most of his competitors and past winners and the pro field for the past 40 years were all "cheating". I asked if you could tell me what they used or how they cheated? And you are correct, it is called "doping" but that is in fact not what is done, at least mostly. Many times they take their own blood out, store it, then re-inject it into their bodies just prior to a "big" event. It increases the bodies ability to carry oxygen. Some also use EPO (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erythropoietin) which also increases the bloods ability. As to your question, I do think that this years favorite is clean, along with most of the peloton, not all but most. Would you care to make the same guess on how many NFL players would test positive for POD's if the NFL players Union would allow it to happen as the most recent bargaining agreement states?
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  4. Big TT

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    State law, nearly all in fact, say that a bike has the same "rights to the road" as motorized vehicles. Not true on the interstate system but the rest of the roads. Also, states that vehicles MUST give a 3 foot berth to cyclist when overtaking them. Just so you know.
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  5. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Probably most, but I enjoy watching big guys knock the **** out of each other, so I don't care.
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  6. Fry

    Fry Hatin' is what I do.

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    Just stay in the bike lane, that's all I ask. It's impossible to pass safely when there are 30 of you mother****ers halfway in the traffic lane on a winding two-lane road.
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    "Black Guy's at the Le Tour" update stage number 2.
    Yohann Gene finished 192nd today with teammate Kevin Reza coming in at 194th place. Today's stage was won by January Bakelants of Belgium. So after two stage our "black guy's at Le Tour" are Yohann Gene sitting at 173rd place and teammate Kevin Reza one place back at 174th, both are 17 minutes and 35 seconds behind new Le Tour leader January Bakelants.
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  8. Titans Eternal

    Titans Eternal Got the swagger of a cripple

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    They should let Armstrong race.
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  9. Big TT

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    He is 41. He isn't interested, nor in my opinion could he, make another comeback. He does want to return to his "roots" so to speak and do Triathlon's again. (He was discovered as a Triathlete teenager by US cycling coaches). He was on target to race in the Ironman in hawaii this year but is now, of course, prevented from competing.
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  10. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Dude, that's what I say.

    But apparently- Cyclists don't use sidewalks. That's why I fu**in hate them.

    I don't come drive my car on your bike trails- get the f off the street.
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