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    Manx Missile hating on his bike

    “I don’t want to use this ****ing bike! What the **** is wrong this bike!” he said, furious at seeing his chance of a second consecutive stage win pass him by. Cavendish started the stage on a limited edition Specialized Venge.

    The Manx Missile a little pissed and raging on about his bike. Not great pub for the boys in Morgan Hill considering this latest commercial: Promo du Tour - Mark Cavendish - Life of Speed - YouTube

    May be he'll start the next stage on an Amira.

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    Your kidding me a hot headed sprinter never seen that before.

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    Manx Missile hating on his bike

    I would also be disappointed if I had to ride a specialized with sram and zipps.
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    He should switch to a Diamondback. If he can win a sprint with a stock aluminum frame, cable shifting, only mod is clipless pedals, $700 Diamondback from Dicks Sporting Goods Store, then he would be the greatest sprinter to ever live.
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    LOL ... I think it's funny. makes me think back to the thread(s) about him and Pinarello and some of the comments then.

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    First of all, it was said in the heat of the moment. Second, it wasn't a general complaint about Specialized Venge. It was a specific complaint about his particular bike that was involved in a crash.

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    Could have been the hydraulic brakes and how they reacted. Could have been just Cavendish being Cavendish.

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    I too blame my equipment for poor performance

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    maybe Cavendish should quit whining about his free, multi-thousand dollar bike and try shaving, he looks like a homeless bum...
    eff all y'all...

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    I also lost a sprint that day. And I also blame le Cavendish's bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Oxtox View Post
    maybe Cavendish should quit whining about his free, multi-thousand dollar bike and try shaving, he looks like a homeless bum...
    What he looks like is a man paid $3million a year, with 3 homes who doesn't have to worry about his five o'clock shadow or lack thereof. Do you really think he gives a f*ck where you place him on the social totem pole?
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    They should have put a beard on the 7 year old in that commercial
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    it's not about about the bike.

    oh, wait...
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    Quote Originally Posted by weltyed View Post
    it's not about about the bike.

    Oh, wait...
    !!!! Lol!

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    It cracks me up that he was ragging on the special "Cavendish Edition" Venge. I really want one now.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Salsa_Lover View Post
    I would also be disappointed if I had to ride a specialized with sram and zipps.
    Teh-he!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Retro Grouch View Post
    I too blame my equipment for poor performance
    Closer to the mark, m'thinks.

    I also blame my bike for the fact that I'm a balding clydsdale fred with hairy legs and a beard - damn it!
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    Shimano needs to relase DI2 hydraulic wireless brakes. That'll fix everything.

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    Re: Manx Missile hating on his bike

    Quote Originally Posted by Rouleur View Post
    “I don’t want to use this ****ing bike! What the **** is wrong this bike!” he said, furious at seeing his chance of a second consecutive stage win pass him by. Cavendish started the stage on a limited edition Specialized Venge.

    The Manx Missile a little pissed and raging on about his bike. Not great pub for the boys in Morgan Hill considering this latest commercial: Promo du Tour - Mark Cavendish - Life of Speed - YouTube

    May be he'll start the next stage on an Amira.
    Not that I think Cav, or Specialized, but car to post a link to this quote from anywhere on the interwebz?

    *Edit: Found it...
    Last edited by bwbishop; 07-07-2013 at 11:53 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alaska Mike View Post
    Could have been just Cavendish being Cavendish.
    This. He is a hot head of the highest order but he sure does know how to win sprints.
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    Quote Originally Posted by davidka View Post
    but he sure does know how to win sprints.
    And that's all that matters in the bike world.
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