Interesting aricle on becoming an Olympic Pro

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  1. Schecky

    Schecky SoCalMTBubbs

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  2. Pain Freak

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    Poser.

    Who wears Orbea shorts and then rides a Specialized?

    Is 50 to old to try out for the Olympics? Do they have an old fart division?
     
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    crispy Wannabe

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    whats up with the arm warmers? one down one up? is that the new style?
     
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    gurp13 SolarFederationMember

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    Somebody probably gave her the shorts for free. Don't be a hater just because you don't have a Specialized. You can still buy one if you want so you can have a better chance at being an Olympian.
     
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    No that wouldn't be fair. I will not cheat by buying a Specialized. I will ride a real bike.
     
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    hey Mike,

    i thought i bought a real bike :eek: . this is what i just bought :D :
    [​IMG]
     
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    Wow, that's beautiful! Is that the new 07 colors? I've never seen that color scheme out there yet. What's the specs?

    I think it's the Specailized that has made Gurp a better rider and enabled him to catch up to us. If he was on a "regular" bike I don't think he'd keep up.
     
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    Thanx Mike,

    it's an '06 Allez Comp with full 105 groupo. E5 steel alloy frame w/ carbon seat stays. rides pretty solid. i got SPD's on it and plan to change the front chainrings from 30-39-50 to 34-39-53.

    we'll have to hook up for a road ride soon, maybe for next week's midnight ridazz?

    spec's link: Specialized Bicycle Components : Choose Region + Language
     
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    There's no doubt that riding a Specialized is the best choice. But, actually, I think it's all the testosterone and EPO I've been taking since I started riding with you guys. Tastes yummy on waffles.
     
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    crispy Wannabe

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    my parents gave me that stuff when i was 3, but when i turned 13 they took me off because they said i was getting too much media coverage and they didnt want to be blamed for doping me. They said once I was 18 I could go back on the stuff, but i decided not to. The little hurculese kid is my brother, I was bigger than him at his age though.
     
  11. dstepper

    dstepper Over the hill

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    Here is my roadie contribution

    My friend Simon just sent me a picture of his new road bike. 15.5lbs. He won't tell me how much he paid for it...it lists on the web site for $8,2000.

    MIke and Glen, Simon is my friend that joined us on the Cannell Plunge Ride.

    Sorry for the bad picture he used his phone to take picture.
     

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