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Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Re: Tour de France
« Reply #25: August 05, 2011, 09:51:02 AM »
Put 40 of them on a figure eight course with banked turns popularity with skyrocket.
40?  Try 188, all drafting each other in a pack.

If you like crashes, then the first week of the Tour this year was for you. half of the top 10 contenders crashed out.  Toss in the rider who was flipped into a barbed wire fence by a passing car and still got back on to ride another 30 miles or so, and it was incredible. 

Maybe change the name of the thread to "ATBC and JCA present cycling :lmao: "  Be sure to include :lmao: in the title.

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Re: Tour de France
« Reply #26: August 06, 2011, 06:59:10 PM »
Lance, John Kerry, and Scott Brown riding the Pan-Mass Challenge, a 2 day cycling fundraiser for the Jimmy Fund, the youth cancer research charity at the Dana Farber Center (Harvard Research hospitals). Goal is to raise $34MM.

Brown and Kerry apparently cycle together frequently.  There are certainly haters for all 3 of these guys, but their charitable efforts are commendable.

http://www.boston.com/sports/other_sports/cycling/Gallery/pan_mass_challenge/

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Re: Tour de France
« Reply #27: August 06, 2011, 08:13:29 PM »
Huh, read the other posts in this thread .....nevermind.  I think that it is great you two enjoy the sport and I hope it excites you for life.