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The early eighties saw the tide change in the European Peloton. Components were taking on a new, curvy shape as they left their boxy forms behind. The glint of toe clips in the sun would become a rarer sight as the move towards clipless pedals would take hold in 1985. English speakers were winning the big races classically won by continental Pros.T...

@MbM's posts:

  1. Also many thanks to DeFeet as well.  Pretty much all my socks are DeFeet already, but you’ve got a lifetime customer now. »

  2. Big thanks to the keepers for putting on the VSP and letting a first-timer play with the same chances as everyone else.  I’d given up winning anything pretty early on after Cadel and Van Garderen were dropped; crazy to have the penultimate stage jumble wo… »

I’m not too proud to admit to having multiple phobias against various things. That’s phobia multiplicity. Having a phobia against something is very simliar to having a normal phobia, except that in addition to being irrationally scared of something, you also harbor a stifling grudge against it. Also possibly irrationally.For example,...

@MbM's posts:

  1. This is one of the better written articles I’ve read in a while; and it captures my feelings about professional cycling. I’d much rather believe the sport has cleaned itself up and enjoy watching these competitions than write it off as hopelessly corrupt … »

The early eighties saw the tide change in the European Peloton. Components were taking on a new, curvy shape as they left their boxy forms behind. The glint of toe clips in the sun would become a rarer sight as the move towards clipless pedals would take hold in 1985. English speakers were winning the big races classically won by continental Pros.T...

@MbM's posts:

  1. VSP PICKS: 1. C. Froome 2. C. Evans 3. J. Rodriguez 4. A. Contador 5. T. van Garderen »