“If I look over the 30 or so bikes that people have placed in my SmartE shopping cart, every one of which I intercepted before actually conducting a financial transaction, 70% of those bikes became something else. …. And that’s what makes the difference between actually buying something on-line vs in the store.”
Dr. Pierre Sallet who opened the possibility that Chris Froome cheated to get his yellow jersey is listed as a doctor of philosophy on the Internet, though his organization says his degree is in physiology.
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“We would appreciate it if there were in the United States a new race. Madison or Americaine started in 1899. It is a part of US sports history. Let the dream come through … but also one day or more day races are welcome.”
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See if you can find out who the Hazbins are: they keep a low profile, take a big trip every year, and have among them previous Olympic champions. The group is so secretive that Rob refused to reveal who runs the group, or any of the members’ names, and even gave us the wrong phone number to follow up with.
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In response to questions from our readers about recalls on bicycles, we are publishing a list of recalls of bicycle brands and components available in the United States. If you find your bicycle or component on this list, you must STOP riding immediately.
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The incident called “Bikegate,” has become the subject of conspiracy theorists who used reconstructed photos of video and other photos they found on the Internet to prove or disprove the idea that either Contador’s bike snapped when it hit a rock, or snapped when he crashed–or neither. A quick search for the top bicycle and parts manufacturers on the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission recall site, shows that almost all major brands have had some safety recall in the past two years.