Millar's bike throw

Discussion in 'Professional Cycling' started by Eldrack, May 15, 2008.

  1. Eldrack

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    I could completely understand his frustration. While I don't think he would have been able to best Brutt yesterday, he still wanted to have a chance.

    I would have wanted to do the same thing if suddenly, in the heat of a race, your frickin' bike malfunctions and you're out instead of losing by actually fighting it out.
     
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    I don't know, other riders in the break said he was the strongest. I think he might have won, and I would have really put on a show if it were me....I think he restrained himself quite well.
     
  5. LewisBricktop

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    As I was giving the bike a thorough wash last night, I watched the 1997 Tour, and started trying to compare Riis' bike toss in the finall TT to Millar's. Millar threw his over the barriers and down a hill, so the increased air time was nice. However, Riis' Pinarello Blade cuts through the wind on a horizontal axis just as nicely as it does vetically. Its a tie.
     
  6. thoughtforfood

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    Really, throwing midets is much more fun though..
     
  7. Powerful Pete

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    Nice throw... :D
     
  8. azdroptop

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    Bike frisbee anyone? Bummer for Millar.
     
  9. Crankyfeet

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    I bet the team bike sponsor, Felt, was really happy with the stunt.
     
  10. Powerful Pete

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    I do not think it is a big deal. It happens, and everyone knows it was a broken chain, nothing to do with the frame. More media attention for the team, after all. Any news is good news...
     
  11. azdroptop

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    Felt will be happy with how long it stayed in the air. LOL
     
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