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bethie

  • joined May 08, 2008
  • last login Jul 07, 2014
  • posts 18
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About me? Me? You really want to know? Well, I'm not that hard to find.

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A big thanks to Versus TV

for showing the women's time trial on their magazine show today May 20 on television. Women bike racers, on American TV. Women, bike, racing, on American TV! Phil and Paul commentating! About women...

Become a Saxo Fan and get a giant hand

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Saxo bank is giving away a weekend at the Tour de France, and to the first 25,000 who sign up, a giant inflatable hand.

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OT - The Happy Birthday to Chris Thread

Happy Birthday Chris!  I hope you have a fantastic birthday today, Thursday November 19th.  How is the weather up there, maybe you will get a chance to get in a good long bike ride, and your wife...

Futuristic bicycle

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Apologies if this has been posted before I did not find it in a site search. I would own one of these bikes just to look at it, let alone ride.

OT/Snuggie for Dogs

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Just what the fashion conscious PdCafe'er has been wanting, a sunggie for pooch to match his/her own.

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I won a T-Shirt

OK, I'll admit, a Versus Tour de France T-shirt is not exactly an all expense paid trip to the 2009 Tour de France, but still it's a thrill to win something given all the promotions and fantasy...

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takebackthetour.com

I'm having really mixed feelings about versus channel's takebackthetour.com ad campaign.   The first commercial that aired, showing little Tommy Voeckler climbing was  OK, but the new one that is...

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Rider Nicknames

Cycling is chock full of nicknames for riders, even if they have one sometimes someone here at the Café will coin a new one.  One of the earliest ones from here that I remember is "evil Cricket"...

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My new ride

For most of my life, I was a cigarette smoker.  I'd tried a lot of different ways to quit, since will-power was not a viable option; gum, lozenges, patches, hypnosis, acupuncture, nothing worked...

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Petacchi ... no soup for you!

According to velonews, Alessandro Petacchi will not be riding the tour this year, and CONI has recommended a one year suspension.

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One way to promote cycling

Well, the Brits have done it again.  In an effort to promote cycling as an alternative to motor driven vehicles, some 200 folks set off on a nude bicycle ride.Let's hope the Tour organizers don't...

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The Diddy Bops

This may be old news to some, but I've only been on this site since May, so pardon if I'm repeating.

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Liggett on Landis

I have a great deal of respect for Phil Liggett.  Here is his perspective on the Landis doping allegation.

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Bethie's Best and Worst of the 2006 Tour

Chris asked for Diaries and since I haven't been on a bike in, well let's just say a number of years, I don't really feel qualified to take up any of the great subjects he posed in his thread.  I...

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Phil and Paul Bingo

Hat tip again to my husband for finding this gem.Part of the enjoyment we get from watching the Tour de France is the commentary by Phil and Paul, with  "stamping on the pedals in anger" and...

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Some Other '06 Podium Predictions

Chris did a great job predicting, I can't even come close to his post.  Because really, all things being equal, only an idiot (like me) would not predict  Basso and Ullrich on the podium as one...

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D'oh! What Simpson character is your favorite cycling team?

Joe Lindsey over at boulderreport.com penned an amusing article comparing this year's Tour de France teams with characters from The Simpsons.  At least it's a diverson from drugs, drugs, who took...

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