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Re: U23 news, results, rumours and all that jazz
« on: February 23, 2016, 14:21 »
I was there and the race was more a question of how Roelandts lost than how Van Hecke won. ;)

Don't go using reality as a counter-argument, Larri  :P :lol

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Yeah, not many of them, one would suppose. As has been pointed out recently by Jimmy Casper, youngsters don't want to ride as a team because it means they're less likely to get noticed.

Unfortunately, working as part of a team is - with very few exceptions - what new, young pros would have to do. An interesting conundrum. Glad that I'm a) not good enough to be a pro cyclist[1] and b) too old to be a neo-pro.
 1. Although I will happily discuss my VO2max if anyone wants to
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  • He shook his head sadly and told me that endemic drug use had compelled him to give up a promising career. "Even one small local race, prize was a salami, and I see doping!" - Tim Moore: Gironimo (Riding the Very Terrible 1914 Tour of Italy)

     



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