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Interesting. I haven't heard any theories about the brain before.

However, in the documentary the Science of Lance Armstrong they do say chopping off one ball may have altered his hormonal balance for the better when the body over compensated, making him able to recover better.
 

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badboyberty said:
I've seen drilled out crank arms, chain rings and derailleur arms. I'd suspect that the removal by surgery of unused brain matter was just His Lanceness's way of shedding weight while circumventing the UCI's 6.8kg rule. :D:D

I heard Dr Ferrari actually performed the brain surgery at the time. Witnesses saw them together.
 
Phantom Menace said:
Just remember folks, this is simply a theory. No need to be personal with your rebuttals.

It's not a theory unless you're able to cite journals which clearly indicate that this kind of manipulation is possible/has been performed

If you cannot, it's merely a suggestion, a completely crazy (and hypothetical) one :)
 

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Material choice

Does the material choice make a difference?

Why is the plate in Alberto's head made from Titanium -
and not Carbon, Aluminum, or Steel?
 
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WonderLance said:
Doesnt meen that it didnt give him special powers or abilities.

special powers? pretty sure lance's special powers come from the US Army's super drugs program... don't you read anything in the forum? :rolleyes:
 
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badboyberty said:
I've seen drilled out crank arms, chain rings and derailleur arms. I'd suspect that the removal by surgery of unused brain matter was just His Lanceness's way of shedding weight while circumventing the UCI's 6.8kg rule. :D:D

Alberto's surgery was for a genuine life threatening illness.

Best explanation there is. I assume those dudes got half their brains removed and replaced by an oxygen tank. Maybe Berti got a centrifuge implanted as well while Lance is stuck with a traditional bloodbag between his ears? You know, 1990s vs. 2000s surgical technique?
 
53 x 11 said:
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But seriously you are an idiot.


No need to call names if you disagree with a thread or post! Shows a serious lack of class.
 
Escarabajo said:
I have to admit that although sometimes I want Trolls like Phantom Menace and Wonder Lance (Same person), banned from this forum, it is threads like this that make me laugh on difficult times at my office.
Thanks.
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Yes, a little levity goes a long way :D The Hombres and Polish can be good for a laugh once in a while as well. But seriously, check out that link when you can crank the volume ... too funny!
 
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maltiv said:
Alberto Contador has had epileptic fits earlier in his life. Now, what's interesting is that Julius Caesar also had epileptic fits.

Conclusion: Epileptic fits leads to pure awesomeness

I heard Caesar's VO2 was off the charts! He also didn't need horses for his chariot because his unicorn had the same operation.
 
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WonderLance said:
I am not a very good speller due to a accident I had as a child. And my user name is simply because I love Lance and think that he is wonderful! Dont you?
I think that your theory is very interesting and wouldnt be supprised if it turns out to be correct as it is something that I have suspected for some time.

And I see pigs flying in the sky...
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Your accident explains a lot about your dillusional mindset to your Lord Pharmstrong.
 
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it's funny, all the french use to use his cancer treatment and brain surgery as an unfair advantage. Now all of lord Pharmstrong's followers are using that same theory of which they criticised the french of for their own arguement.

Talk about Hypocrisy!!!
 
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David Suro said:
It is an odd coincidence. There is no science that even suggests that having brain surgery can, in any way, lead to improved athletic performance.

If you think there is a link, please research the topic and post your findings. I recommend PubMed as a search engine for medical journals.

what about the guy in james bond who got shot in the head, and the further the bullet went into his head damaging his brain, the less pain he felt, thus he became more powerful each day until he died.
 
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fpcyclingn said:
what about the guy in james bond who got shot in the head, and the further the bullet went into his head damaging his brain, the less pain he felt, thus he became more powerful each day until he died.

you may be onto something here. they wouldn't spend literally thousands of pound sterling on a film if it wasn't true
 
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Left-handed people are more likely to become president of the U.S. than right-handed people. Statistically passes 99% confidence level. Why? Sample size is large enough to make randomness unlikely.

People who are good at cycling are more inclined toward baldness, depression, and mathematical ability than the population at large. (I don't have data for this, but any observant person who has been around cycling for a long time knows it's true.)

Your theory is weak, non-intuitive, and unworthy of serious discussion.
 
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the vagabond said:
Left-handed people are more likely to become president of the U.S. than right-handed people. Statistically passes 99% confidence level. Why? Sample size is large enough to make randomness unlikely.

People who are good at cycling are more inclined toward baldness, depression, and mathematical ability than the population at large. (I don't have data for this, but any observant person who has been around cycling for a long time knows it's true.)

Your theory is weak, non-intuitive, and unworthy of serious discussion.

Is that why Levi is so awesome and Tommy D(for example) isn't? :D
 
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WonderLance said:
I am not a very good speller due to a accident I had as a child. And my user name is simply because I love Lance and think that he is wonderful! Dont you?

I think that your theory is very interesting and wouldnt be supprised if it turns out to be correct as it is something that I have suspected for some time.

I be havin truble spellin also doo to a acident i HAD AS A GROWN MAN. i CRASHED INTO A BOTTLE OF SCOTTS. I think al and lance got a brain freeze that makes them climb and TT better than non brain hurters. Lance is really realy cool, he has a ceaser haircut also
 

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Some may have seen the episode of South Park where Eric Cartman suffers a head injury that puts him in a coma, and when he awakens he claims to have psychic abilities.

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Rex Hunter said:
Some may have seen the episode of South Park where Eric Cartman suffers a head injury that puts him in a coma, and when he awakens he claims to have psychic abilities.

sp_0813_04_v6.jpg

Ok sorry to be the one that breaks it to you, but South Park is a cartoon, you know the deal about Santa?
 
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