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Anyone know who?
it really is a very poor sprint and I'd like to know how he got it so wrong. Bike broke, or hit lane paint, perhaps.
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Looks like a messy paceline with too much aggression/surging on a turn at the front anyway, which the ride leader should be discouraging given the traffic conditions/location. Some parts of a training ride should be treated as a commute if thats what the traffic dictates.
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Don't know him or the area but those two guys immediately adjacent particularly the guy on his left did well not to collide with him or the bike.
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- Location: Somewhere with padded walls and really big hills!
Also he could of done the same thing if he was riding on his own and it would've just been a guy accelerating to catch a green light... after a nice little tow on the truck.
I am sure his friends went back as quick as they could... the last thing you do is jam on your brakes in a situation like that, just takes out more riders behind you.
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I've done something similar albeit all by myself, the cause of mine was chain fell off the big ring.
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Upgrade the NCL now QR!!!!!!
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