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Old 01-25-13, 01:00 PM
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Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
No I think it is the color of the front. I wondered the same thing. His teammate doesn't have the same thing. I'm still trying to come to terms with the 'new look' jerseys.
a friend of mine is there to watch the race. he wrote a few days ago that it looked like griepel "ate all of the pies" this winter.
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Old 01-25-13, 01:05 PM
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Originally Posted by botto View Post
a friend of mine is there to watch the race. he wrote a few days ago that it looked like griepel "ate all of the pies" this winter.
I agree and I saw a pic of Cav the showed that he has little boobies...
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Old 01-25-13, 01:22 PM
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Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
Pic no worky
That's unfortunate. However we pride ourselves on having a tech support program to fit every budget. I'll forward you a brochure.

Alternatively, you could post your mailing address and I'll have a copy of the image over nighted to you.
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Old 01-25-13, 01:43 PM
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One of those slow, cloudy, blah Fridays. Wish I could be on the bike but have to be here on standby.

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Old 01-25-13, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
That's unfortunate. However we pride ourselves on having a tech support program to fit every budget. I'll forward you a brochure.

Alternatively, you could post your mailing address and I'll have a copy of the image over nighted to you.


Let me just pull up to the dock so that I have an actual land address.


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Old 01-25-13, 02:01 PM
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Originally Posted by echappist View Post
was thinking of the same thing.

having a real job means i'm at least 7hrs behind on posts...
I don't have a real job and I'm about 2 weeks behind on posts...
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Old 01-25-13, 02:04 PM
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Originally Posted by TMonk View Post
well I have a "real job" at a company with only 28 employees.

i can jerk off on the internet pretty much anytime I don't have a time commitment (meeting, customer call, etc) as long as I get my work done and put in my time.
Apparently my skills have deteriorated and I missed this post...
Very disappointed in myself...
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Old 01-25-13, 02:06 PM
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Here I've been hitting f5, waiting for your response all afternoon.
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Old 01-25-13, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
Here I've been hitting f5, waiting for your response all afternoon.
Holy **** I just learned what f5 does...

W-I-N-N-E-R

I thought that was code for time to "jerk off on the internet" - hahahahaha
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Old 01-25-13, 02:22 PM
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lmfao
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Old 01-25-13, 03:17 PM
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Staying home with a sick kid. I wrote up a bunch of Nancy Drew themed word problems for her. She thinks it's fun but wait till she figures out it's still just math! Sucker.
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Old 01-25-13, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
Holy **** I just learned what f5 does...
W-I-N-N-E-R
I thought that was code for time to "jerk off on the internet" - hahahahaha

Pure gold.
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Old 01-25-13, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by caloso View Post
Staying home with a sick kid. I wrote up a bunch of Nancy Drew themed word problems for her. She thinks it's fun but wait till she figures out it's still just math! Sucker.
Example?
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Old 01-25-13, 05:28 PM
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Originally Posted by Dolamite02 View Post
So this is from Stage-1 of the TdU, what's going on with the bottom, front of Greipel's jersey? Is this an oddly cut skin-suit?

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It's probably one of these:

http://blog.castelli-cycling.com/201...ort-and-speed/

Basically its a skinsuit that has the same advantages a normal jersey has. You can unzip on climbs but.more importantly on 260k races you can releave yourself easily.
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Old 01-25-13, 07:49 PM
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Originally Posted by saratoga View Post
Just found out I have to go to Bangalore in March. Ugh.
Errr... Bangalore is pretty awesome!
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Old 01-25-13, 11:18 PM
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Originally Posted by rkwaki View Post
Apparently my skills have deteriorated and I missed this post...
Very disappointed in myself...
I was hoping that somebody had thought of that
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Old 01-25-13, 11:41 PM
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Originally Posted by mattm View Post
Dammit Tyler! At this point it's hard to say he doesn't have a crashy problem.. but I like him more than Cav.

Also he should probably take more tips from amateurs..
I met Tyler this past August in Durango, CO during the pro tour challenge. If nothing else, I can say he has incredible patience.
A few of the garmin boys (Tyler was definitely most notable) stopped at a cafe that I was having coffee at that morning after 12hrs of setting up the course overnight.

Myself and a few other crew members said hi and wished them luck before the vultures swept in. I've never seen so many chubby middle-aged men with so little dignity. Tyler and crew handled it like any other day and posed for 30+ pictures while fielding questions about "performance" hybrids and various tomfoolery. Gained a lot of respect for pros as a whole that day.
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Old 01-25-13, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
No, I think that's a new style of skinsuit that gives you 6" of flaps to zip up to make it easier to put on w/out ripping the hell out of it when you come out of a humid porta-potty after warming up.

We're seeing belly there.



Works for me here (in your post too)
sort of. it's a way to piss off the bike without taking the whole thing off.

Originally Posted by gerundium View Post
It's probably one of these:

http://blog.castelli-cycling.com/201...ort-and-speed/

Basically its a skinsuit that has the same advantages a normal jersey has. You can unzip on climbs but.more importantly on 260k races you can releave yourself easily.
lotto's kit is vermarc, i believe. so, it's not a castelli sanremo but perhaps an copy of it.
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Old 01-26-13, 12:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Enthalpic View Post
Example?
Nancy gets in her blue convertible to sleuth for clues in Melrose Lake. It is 18 miles from River Heights to Melrose Lake. On the way there she discovers that the bridge has been washed out by the storm. The detour adds 5 miles to the route. If she goes the same way there and back home, how many miles will she have driven?
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Hey Caloso, have you done Foxy's Century in Davis??

Wife and I booked out tickets for our fall trip to the Sactown area (friggin aeroplan miles) and we'll be in town for that one...

Fondo rides are not usually our thing due to the sketchiness of riders, but figure it'll be a good way to see the area without needing a tour guide...
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
Errr... Bangalore is pretty awesome!
It is a cool progressive city... any and every tech business you could imagine has a campus there. I went there once in 2010 for a study abroad program with USF. The 3 flights and 27 hours it takes to get there are not however.
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Old 01-26-13, 12:30 PM
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Originally Posted by caloso View Post
Nancy gets in her blue convertible to sleuth for clues in Melrose Lake. It is 18 miles from River Heights to Melrose Lake. On the way there she discovers that the bridge has been washed out by the storm. The detour adds 5 miles to the route. If she goes the same way there and back home, how many miles will she have driven?
If she stopped and hitched a ride with the Bandit...

36 miles.



great word problem caloso
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Old 01-27-13, 12:01 PM
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Watching the replay of last night's Supercross and it's a beautiful thing the way that one guy rides the track. It will be on again later for the throttle twisters out there.

I think the rain stopped, I should go ride a bike.
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Old 01-27-13, 12:12 PM
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Originally Posted by rbart4506 View Post
Hey Caloso, have you done Foxy's Century in Davis??

Wife and I booked out tickets for our fall trip to the Sactown area (friggin aeroplan miles) and we'll be in town for that one...

Fondo rides are not usually our thing due to the sketchiness of riders, but figure it'll be a good way to see the area without needing a tour guide...
I never have. I always mean to, but it seems like every year, there's either a CX race, a Cal football game, or a kids' soccer game that interferes. I have ridden a lot of those roads, though, and the weather is usually perfect. Warm and sunny, but not too hot.

I really should try to block it out this year.
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Old 01-27-13, 04:00 PM
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