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Old 02-02-13, 17:29
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I don't know if that's true though
It's old and I'm sure you have seen it before but it certainly demonstrates that he can act quickly. Could have been very bad.

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=FVzNF...%3DFVzNFnOx-RA
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Old 02-02-13, 17:33
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You really think that was intended to be a joke, that's pretty sick.

Ok it sounded maybe wrong but it was a serious question.
Libertine explained it better than I could. It just came across very poorly, but I'm glad to hear it wasn't a joke. I was just surprised that apparently someone (other than Ryo) might try and "joke" about something serious like that.
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Any rider able to make top ten on Roubaix is a great bike handler. Also cyclists who can descend like madmen and keep on the bike should be on this list. And sprinters of course.

The ones that stand/stood out for me:
* Robbie McEwen
* Greg LeMond
* der Fabian
* Nibali
* Savoldelli
* O'Grady
* Delgado

Perhaps I forgot a lot of cyclists...


Good bike handlers are a bit crazy, thats why I think I am a good bike handler.

The worst? Alex Zulle, Dave Zabriskie, those long legged guys.
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It's old and I'm sure you have seen it before but it certainly demonstrates that he can act quickly. Could have been very bad.

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=FVzNF...%3DFVzNFnOx-RA
http://www.youtube.com/#/watch?v=FVz...%3DFVzNFnOx-RA

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Old 02-02-13, 17:56
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Not sure, using a daft I pad.

Type "best cycling save ever Contador" into YouTube and it should appear
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVzNFnOx-RA that's the link
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Not sure, using a daft I pad.

Type "best cycling save ever Contador" into YouTube and it should appear
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FVzNFnOx-RA

Nice one indeed, no nuts on the frame!
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Worst:


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl4eCCa1pJQ
Best:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yISN7pgfCtY
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It's old and I'm sure you have seen it before but it certainly demonstrates that he can act quickly. Could have been very bad.

http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=FVzNF...%3DFVzNFnOx-RA
Not road - but Gregory Baugé has an impressive recovery here.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-z0Kh0pvNM
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Basso was painful to watch at the beginning of his career, one of the worst bike handlers I've ever seen.
He's still nowhere near good, but at least he manages to stay in the peloton thanks to his experience.
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