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Old 09-30-05, 05:12 PM
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Kirke...these are for you...
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After this post-- another reason why I am a mountain biker at heart and just road bike to stay in shape.
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I believe the last time i checked, my calves were above 20 inches in diameter.
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Originally Posted by cjbruin
Kirke...these are for you...
Dude... if you didnt have so much neck to carry around, your legs would be alot smaller...


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Old 10-03-05, 12:31 PM
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Some skirts should not be lifted! (and, yikes, DUDE! put a shirt on!)
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Old 10-10-05, 03:19 PM
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The other day, I pushed a cat off the counter (he knows he's not supposed to be there!) and I guess I startled him, 'cause he grabbed ahold of something on the way down. That something was unfortunately my right calf. Like I said, I guess I statled him, because this is the cat that would rather fall off your lap than use claws on a person. He's VERY gentle.

But he got me - but not deep at all. 'Twas but a flesh wound. But it looked horrible!

So, at work the other day, I pulled up my pant leg to show my buddy and he says "Holy S**T!! Look at your leg!

And I said "What? It's not that bad!"

To which he replied, "No... your muscle - it's huge! God D**N"

So, that was a nice complement. I guess this cycling stuff is showing some dividend.
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never actually done a road race, iv been a runner all my life.
You can tell from those shots that he's a runner. Those are runner's legs. Cyclists develop a much smaller set of muscles.

Attached photo is what a 67kg (148 lb) pure climber's legs look like...
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Those are pretty small calves, man.

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Old 10-12-05, 10:48 AM
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Very candid shot....so no flexing action. Nevertheless...this is the princess in all her glory!!

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Originally Posted by EURO
You can tell from those shots that he's a runner. Those are runner's legs. Cyclists develop a much smaller set of muscles.

Attached photo is what a 67kg (148 lb) pure climber's legs look like...
Naw, those arent pure climbing legs!



I even met him, trust me your legs look like sprinters legs when you see his legs
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Here's a pure climbers physique. Remember kids, it's power to weight ratio.

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omg there like twiggs lol.

maybe i should take up track/sprint racing then.
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Old 10-12-05, 01:40 PM
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Wow, I really need to take some new pics. Those don't even look like my legs anymore.
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Old 10-26-05, 08:05 AM
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Where are pictures of people's legs on bikes?

Here is my left leg. Don't have one of the right leg. I guess that I am not good enough to have people taking my picture on a bike.
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Old 10-26-05, 01:04 PM
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Hee Hee... I have to laugh at one of the earlier posts by the guy talking about KirkeIsWaiting's legs and wondering what she looks like being a Jersey Girl etc... There was a pic of her in the "congratulations" thread recently holding her bike up and for what it's worth...yes... she is pretty much a hottie. :-) Now that guy will be searching BF for the picture I bet! LOL

I suppose I should post a couple pics of my legs here too... I've been injured for like six weeks, but they still got some tone to 'em. Gotta find my camera.
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-- you pull the brakes and it rings a bell.

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That's hilarious. Here, try out my fixie. Eventually you will learn to stop with the pedals, but this one has brake levers right here, see? Go ahead...

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Originally Posted by mellowdave
Dude... if you didnt have so much neck to carry around, your legs would be alot smaller...


Football...and a lot of steak...and pizza...and pasta...

I'm hungry.
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Originally Posted by EURO
Here's a pure climbers physique. Remember kids, it's power to weight ratio.

What's the number? Climbers actually have the same power-to-weight ratio as track-sprinters. It's actually, it's lung-capacity/VO2-max to weight ratio that counts. Tall riders have bigger lungs and thinner riders have less mass. So tall thin riders have the least amount of weight to drag up with the largest lungs.
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Old 10-26-05, 05:11 PM
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Me last year


Look at those upper pro bodies
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Those upper pro bodies are not even 1% body fat. EEEKK eat some meat balls for christ sake!
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Look at those upper pro bodies
Is that Kathy LeMond checking out Jan Ullrich in the middle picture? :-)
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Old 10-26-05, 09:22 PM
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I think it is. Man that is thin. The boy can flat out climb though. TTing he needs some work though
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they look like Holocaust victims...it is gross...i guarantee you no matter how much i get into cycling i would never let my body look lilke that.
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I have seen that one of Rasmussen before, and one question kept appearing in my mind:Is that really healthy? I mean, obviously if they can ride the entire Tour that way, they must be doing something right, but it seems like there must be some kind of physiological side effects from looking like that...

Does anyone have any input on this?
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