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  1. HmmmLooks 99% the same, it is not a XT pedal. But 90% of people will not notice the differences. They will olso not be branded XT.
  2. Hi Everyone I have a question. Would a pedal that is pretty much identical to a Shimano XT pedal sell? The info: 10 grams heavier, sealed bearings over the loose ball bearings in xt's. They will retail around R500 cheaper then the Shimano XT pedals. The pedals will come with a 6 month warranty. What does everyone think?
  3. Would you buy a Stages power crank or a 4iiii power crank for R2500 less? I can get a stages for R14500 or a 4iiii for R11000. Should I buy the 4iiii? Both are Dura ace crank arms.
  4. Prologue - October 12: Jayco Herald Sun Tour Preface, 46.2km 1 Matthew Goss (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 57.56 2 Baden Cooke (Aus) Barloworld 3 Hilton Clarke (Aus) Toyota-United 10 Daryl Impey (RSA) Barloworld Stage 1 - October 13: Traralgon to Inverloch, 130.4km 1 Matthew Goss (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 3.14.02 (40.323 km/h) 2 Baden Cooke (Aus) Barloworld 3 Leigh Howard (Aus) Virgin Blue Australia Stage 2 - October 14: Inverloch to Warragul, 118.1km 1 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 2.38.22 (44.744 km/h) 2 Kazuhiro Mori (Jpn) Aisan 0.06 3 Will Routley (Can) Bicycle Superstore Canada 4 Hugo Sabido (Por) Barloworld Cooke finally gets home first 1 Baden Cooke (Aus) Barloworld 3.27.42 (39.605 km/h) 2 Dominique Rollin (Can) Toyota-United 3 Simon Clarke (Aus) SouthAustralia.com-AIS 10 Christopher Froome (GBr) Barloworld Teams classification after stage 3 1 Barloworld (Italy) 28.01.36 Stage 4 - October 16: Alexandra to Mt Buller, 115.4km 1 Chris Jongeward (Aus) Panasonic 3.03.25 (37.750 km/h) 2 Christopher Froome (GBr) Barloworld 0.45 3 Lars Bak (Den) CSC-Saxo Bank 0.58 General classification after stage 4 1 Lars Bak (Den) CSC-Saxo Bank 12.24.35 2 Stuart O?Grady (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 0.04 3 Will Routley (Can) Bicycle Superstore Canada 0.16 4 Christopher Froome (GBr) Barloworld 0.17 Stage 5 - October 17: Yarra Valley (ITT), 16.2km 1 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 24.16.5 (40.027 km/h) 2 Benjamin Day (Aus) Toyota-United 0.03.2 3 Bernard Van Ulden (USA) Jelly Belly 0.06.9 4 Lars Bak (Den) CSC-Saxo Bank 0.21.0 5 Richie Porte (Aus) Praties 0.21.8 6 Glen Chadwick (NZl) Team Type 1 0.22.1 7 Dominique Rollin (Can) Toyota-United 0.22.6 8 Jeremy Yates (NZl) Yes Optus Shop New Zealand 0.26.5 9 Daryl Impey (RSA) Barloworld 0.39.1 10 Christopher Froome (GBr) Barloworld 0.39.3 General classification after stage 5 1 Stuart O'Grady (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 12.48.56 2 Lars Bak (Den) CSC-Saxo Bank 0.17 3 Benjamin Day (Aus) Toyota-United 0.19 4 Christopher Froome (GBr) Barloworld 0.52 16 Marco Corti (Ita) Barloworld 3.31 17 Hugo Sabido (Por) Barloworld 4.04 30 Daryl Impey (RSA) Barloworld 11.25 Points classification 1 Matthew Goss (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 22 pts 2 Dominique Rollin (Can) Toyota-United 22 3 Stuart O?Grady (Aus) CSC-Saxo Bank 20 4 Baden Cooke (Aus) Barloworld 18 Mountains classification 1 Matt Wilson (Aus) Team Type 1 40 pts 2 Chris Jongeward (Aus) Panasonic 30 3 Hugo Sabido (Por) Barloworld 24 4 Christopher Froome (GBr) Barloworld 24 Teams classification 1 Barloworld 38.32.20 2 Southaustralia.com-AIS 0.43 3 Drapac Porsche Development Program 2.29 The boys are going quite well! Great job!Boonie2008-10-17 13:18:06
  5. Latest Cycling News, October 17, 2008 Edited by Hedwig Kr?ner Basso ends suspension and is back with Liquigas Gregor Brown in Baveno, Italy http://www.cyclingnews.com/photos/2007/news/may07/may08news3/DV177851alt.jpg Ivan Basso officially announced his return to racing and contract with Team Liquigas today on the shores of Lago Maggiore, Italy. The Italian cycling federation banned the cyclist, 30, for 16 months for his involvement in Operaci?n Puerto. "I worked a lot to arrive at this point and in condition," said Basso. "It is important to start over, the first race that is available on the calendar." Basso will immediately return to racing with the Japan Cup, October 26, two days after his suspension ends. He travels there immediately with four teammates and directeur sportif Stefano Zanatta. His last race was the Vuelta a Castilla y Le?n, which ended on March 30, 2007. He will start his 2009 season with the Tour de San Luis, Argentina, and the Tour of California. He will then focus on Italian races and the Giro d'Italia, a race he won in 2006. "Certainly, all of the dreams I had in 2006 are still there and certainly I want to take the maglia rosa again." Basso left on the eve of the 2006 Tour de France when Spanish papers linked him to Spanish Doctor Eufemiano Fuentes, centre of 2006's Operaci?n Puerto doping investigation. He briefly returned to racing in 2007 before a formal investigation. He was banned from racing on June 15, 2007, for his links with Fuentes. During the hearings, he admitted to the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI) prosecutor that he gave blood to Fuentes. "I paid for something, and this gives me serenity," said Basso of his suspension. "I served my two years and I am not concerned about the others." Liquigas announced in April it signed Basso for two years. Despite his competition ban, Basso is training vigorously for his return. "He wants to start in the Japan Cup to take the most of his training over this time," said Team Manager Roberto Amadio. "He will start 2009 in Argentina; it is a tranquil place that will help him find himself in the gruppo." Basso's past teams include Discovery Channel, Team CSC, Fassa Bortolo, Amica Chips and Riso Scotti. Cyclingnews' recent coverage of 'Operaci?n Puerto' October 17, 2008 -Basso ends suspension and is back with Liquigas October 4, 2008 - Puerto dismissal appealed, again October 2, 2008 - Puerto dropped by Spanish judge, again Saturday, September 27 - Schleck named as Fuentes customer Friday, July 11 - Valverde case: CAS suspends procedure Thursday, June 26 - CONI drops interrogation threats for foreign riders allegedly implicated in Puerto Monday, June 23 - Spanish cycling head acquitted of leaking Puerto names Monday, April 14 - Germans close Ullrich investigation, Spanish judge refuses to turn over blood to CAS Tuesday, February 26 - Jes?s Manzano questioned by CONI Saturday, February 23 - Court says riders should be allowed to compare their DNA with the blood from Operaci?n Puerto Tuesday, February 19 - IOC happy with Puerto re-opening Cyclingnews' complete coverage of Operaci?n Puerto
  6. If you do the crime you have to do the time. 4 years will definately let them think again.
  7. Everybody wins! HAHABoonie2008-10-05 06:29:00
  8. Yea, Who got top 3? Boonie2008-10-05 06:13:19
  9. Does anybody have full results to post?
  10. Does anybody know about a site, I also would like to know the results?
  11. Good news! Boonie2007-08-29 10:10:06
  12. Great stuff and congrads, Glad to see the old toppies in SA stil have it
  13. All the u/23 team need is Johan Rabie, But it is a verry strong team
  14. Haha, Lekke Nolan, Daai is nog die tyd toe hy n vetti was.
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