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Old 02-07-13, 23:12
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I nominate Cavendish in both categories.
That's accurate. At HTC he used to get bagged by team mates (behind is back) for being a crap bike handler, but then he shows flashes of brilliance in sprints.
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heinrich haussler is a very **** handler. thats why he crashes so often.
He looked very good in his stage win at the Tour in all those rainy descents. And he has featured in Roubaix and Flanders so he can't be that bad.
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He looked very good in his stage win at the Tour in all those rainy descents. And he has featured in Roubaix and Flanders so he can't be that bad.
rainy descent in a small group. look at how many crashes he has had. one good result, 2nd in flanders. oh, and nothing in any big race since 2009.
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heinrich haussler is a very **** handler. thats why he crashes so often.
haussler is great bike handler. ogrady crashes all the time as well and he's also a great bike handler and downhiller
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That's accurate. At HTC he used to get bagged by team mates (behind is back) for being a crap bike handler, but then he shows flashes of brilliance in sprints.
A two-time World Madison Champ a crap bike handler?
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Old 02-08-13, 16:24
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haussler is great bike handler. ogrady crashes all the time as well and he's also a great bike handler and downhiller
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bR8XH3R95xE
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A two-time World Madison Champ a crap bike handler?
and see this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ijICtnzyF9s

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No one here has mentioned Marianne Vos yet. She is one of the best bike handlers I've ever seen, from either gender. Fantastic descender, and the way she handles her cross bike, it's out of this world.
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No one here has mentioned Marianne Vos yet. She is one of the best bike handlers I've ever seen, from either gender. Fantastic descender, and the way she handles her cross bike, it's out of this world.
Very true, one of many reasons for her total dominance.
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Richard Virenque was another superb bike handler on the descents. His crazy breaks often stuck because he was usually so much faster than the GC guys downhill.
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