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    Everyone one wants to be seen at the tour

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    I hope defacing a section beautiful forest to clear a path for 3:42 of internet fame was worth it.

    This is much more dangerous than running sh1t faced beside the riders wearing only a Borat banana hammock.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
    I hope defacing a section beautiful forest to clear a path for 3:42 of internet fame was worth it.

    This is much more dangerous than running sh1t faced beside the riders wearing only a Borat banana hammock.
    'No Trek bikes were harmed in the making of this de-forestation'

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    I want my four minutes back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ibashii View Post
    I want my four minutes back.
    I didn't click and still have my 4 minutes to use elsewhere. Thanks for the tip.

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    They jumped a bike over the Tour de France.

    Well, I guess you don't see that every day. Beyond that, it's not as cool as I thought'd be.
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    just more douchebags with Look At ME! syndrome.
    eff all y'all...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oxtox View Post
    just more douchebags with Look At ME! syndrome.
    You mean more people on the internet? Yes.
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    I was hoping they'd miss the jump, land on top of a team car, and take out $50,000 worth of bikes.

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    I don't know that cycling has or will remain as popular as it was when... it was perceived to be an honest sport with an all American hard training champion. But at least cyclings best known venue is still the place to "be seen".

    Is there some sort of encrypted message in the video of a mountain bike jumping several feet over the heads of slow moving road racers. Of course there is! But I don't care... I think the growing popularity of mountain biking is good for all cycling sports.
    If I didn't bicycle when the weather is bad... I wouldn't be a cyclist. I'd just be another old fat man... with a bicycle hanging in his garage.

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    Does Trek make good Tour de France jumping devices?

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    Sure they do, and I bet they get new frames to replace those cracked ones for free!
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    this is nothing new.

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    'Let's see Lance Armstrong try that...'

    No arguments from me..
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    If they wanted to be seen it would have been a lot easier just to pull their pants down and moon the racers. Sure saw a lot of that during this year's coverage.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
    This is much more dangerous than running sh1t faced beside the riders wearing only a Borat banana hammock.
    I seriously doubt that. These guys practiced over and over, while the drunk idiots spontaneously take off running in a moment of liquid courage-induced brilliance.

    Props to the rider. Looked like fun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hollywood View Post
    I seriously doubt that. These guys practiced over and over, while the drunk idiots spontaneously take off running in a moment of liquid courage-induced brilliance.
    I agree. Definitely took all appropriate precautions.

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    Props to the rider. Looked like fun.
    This too.

    But, it had been done before, so this wasn't really all that special.
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    I wonder what possesses the guys over there to dress like total retards and run alongside the racers. I've never been drunk enough to wear pink thongs, green stockings, and a tutu while watching a bike race. Certainly not what I'd want my friends to see me wearing on t.v.

    The young guys pulling their shorts down and smacking themselves on the butt cheeks was pretty comical though. That'd be a great time to nail 'em with a rubber band gun for the camera.
    "I felt bad because I couldn't wheelie; until I met a man with no bicycle"

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    If I can ever afford the trip, I plan to run naked along the riders. Just something I've always wanted to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sir duke View Post
    'Let's see Lance Armstrong try that...'

    No arguments from me..
    If Lance did it, at least the groin/genital pain would be half that of a normal man.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SauronHimself View Post
    If Lance did it, at least the groin/genital pain would be half that of a normal man.
    LOL. For some reason those one ball jokes about Lance just never lose their comic value!
    If I didn't bicycle when the weather is bad... I wouldn't be a cyclist. I'd just be another old fat man... with a bicycle hanging in his garage.

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    What is the unemployment rate among young people in France? I guess they have nothing better to do.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ph0enix View Post
    what is the unemployment rate among young people in france? I guess they have nothing better to do.
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    Nice huck! Video was kinda Meh!

    A lot better than the other TDF gap attempt. They should have had 3 or 5 guys go in a row... and hope for the best!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dave Cutter View Post
    I think the growing popularity of mountain biking is good for all cycling sports.
    I agree, but as far as I can tell, it hasn't been growing for 10 years or more. Did you write this in the 90s?

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