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    LANCE - I'll win on a mountain bike!

    This just in! Paris - Lance Armstrong, 5 times winner of the Tour de France, was clearly unhappy when journalists asked him if he could still win the Tour without the help of a good team. Armstrong said: "Everyone thinks it's the team that helps me win. Of course the team plays an important...
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    Wat gaan aan hier?

    Where are all the okes and chicks from Souf Efrica?
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    Only in Africa...

    Folks living in Jo'burg will appreciate this.... :D
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    All Members - Take Note!

    Lately there have been a few "incidents" within the community. This bulletin board, like any other, encourages free discussion. However, almost everyone has a different perception as to the meaning of free discussion. Obviously the board focuses on cycling, but members are allowed to discuss...
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    All Members - Take Note!

    Lately there have been a few "incidents" within the community. This bulletin board, like any other, encourages free discussion. However, almost everyone has a different perception as to the meaning of free discussion. Obviously the board focuses on cycling, but members are allowed to discuss...
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    Tour de Frans Cycles - South Africa

    I don't really do this sort of thing - but, when credit is due, then credit is due. I've recently been taking my bike to Tour de Frans Cycles in Benoni for it's regular service. This is the 3rd time I've had the bike there, and each time it comes back even better than before. Spotlessly clean...
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    Dear diary...

    Dear Diary... For my 40th birthday this year, my wife (the dear) purchased a week of personal training at the local health club for me. Although I am still in great shape since playing football 25 years ago, I decided it would be a good idea to go ahead and give it a try. I called the club and...
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    Beginners guide to buying a bike and getting started.

    So you’ve been watching the Tour de France, have you? You’ve been gripped by the performance of Armstrong. You’ve been awed by the power of Ullrich. You’ve been shocked by the pain of a stricken Beloki, and you’ve been inspired by the courage of Tyler Hamilton. Now you would like to start...
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    Beginners guide to buying a bike and getting started.

    So you’ve been watching the Tour de France, have you? You’ve been gripped by the performance of Armstrong. You’ve been awed by the power of Ullrich. You’ve been shocked by the pain of a stricken Beloki, and you’ve been inspired by the courage of Tyler Hamilton. Now you would like to start...
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    Calling all Aussies!

    I've heard so much about the land of the Wallaby, that I've decided I should go and have a look for myself. So I'm asking for some advice from you Aussies, and people that have been to Australia. I have friends that live in Brisbane, so accomodation isn't a problem. When's the best time to go...
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    South Africa - Protest ride for safer cycling.

    Below is information I've received from the Secretary of Gauteng North Cycling regarding the Critical Mass ride they are planning. Please support them or other Critical Mass rides in your area. CYCLISTS TRAINING RIDE : 31 MAY 2003 Members of the GNC Select Cycling Club (25 riders) went for a...
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    Anyone able to help?

    When I was 14, I hoped that one day I would have a girlfriend. When I was 16 I got a girlfriend, but there was no passion, so I decided I needed a passionate girl with a zest for life. In college I dated a passionate girl, but she was too emotional. Everything was an emergency; she was a drama...
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    Another Tour without Cippo!

    What has Mario done to p' off LeBlanc and co so badly? I know he has never finished a Tour before, but c'mon, he's the World Champ! Taken from cyclingnews.com: Tour selection leaves Cipollini in the cold Domina Vacanze's reaction: "Difficult to understand" By Jeff Jones and Tim Maloney The...
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    Promoting Your Website!

    If you own or run your own cycling or cycling related website, please READ and UNDERSTAND the following: DO NOT PROMOTE OR POST A LINK TO YOUR SITE WITHOUT RECEIVING AN O.K. FROM THE CYCLINGFORUMS.COM ADMINISTRATOR [STEVE]. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE CYCLINGFORUMS.COM AS YOUR ADVERTISING...
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    How's this?

    How's this story I read on iafrica? Man, that had to hurt! :eek: US climber tells of severing arm with a pocketknife A climber who freed himself from a fallen bolder by cutting off his own arm with a pocketknife had recovered enough to tell the tale on Thursday. "I did what I had to do,"...
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    Plain annoying!

    Good example of what really annoys me! :mad: ...and it's my favourite race! Click here...
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    Rugby World Cup! Place your bets!

    I've decided to start a thread similar to the Cricket World Cup one. Please participate.
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    Armstrong out of the 2003 TdF!

    In a shock report last night, Lance Armstrong announced his withdrawal in this year’s Tour de France. Four times winner Armstrong said that although he was fit and ready for the race, he decided to withdraw because of the reluctance of France to join the US in the war on Iraq. "The French have...
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    Land of Milk and Honey

    "The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) has estimated that the planned two new regional television services could cost the state up to R500-million a year. According to the recently promulgated Telecommunications Act, a northern region service will broadcast primarily in Setswana...
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    High protein diet.

    12 Good reasons to avoid high protein diets 1. They violate almost every known fact about nutritionally balanced eating. For some dieters, these diets can even be life-threatening. 2. Popular high protein diet foods are high in cholesterol and saturated fat, which are now established as major...