Fietsers vs Wielrenners

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Fietsers vs Wielrenners

Postby pjclinch » 3 Jul 2015, 9:20am

My wife noticed this in De Volkskrant, from sunny Utrecht:

http://www.volkskrant.nl/foto/nieuws-in-beeld~p4092195/3136396/
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Re: Fietsers vs Wielrenners

Postby Tonyf33 » 3 Jul 2015, 12:37pm

The funny thing is pro cyclists aren't required to wear helmets during training, I wonder why they do :roll: :lol:

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Re: Fietsers vs Wielrenners

Postby mjr » 3 Jul 2015, 12:39pm

Tonyf33 wrote:The funny thing is pro cyclists aren't required to wear helmets during training, I wonder why they do :roll: :lol:

Required by whom? I think the helmet sponsor would be asking hard questions if the rider was pictured without their product too often...
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Re: Fietsers vs Wielrenners

Postby [XAP]Bob » 3 Jul 2015, 1:27pm

But they're going to wrong way to get to the tour :lol:
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Re: Fietsers vs Wielrenners

Postby pjclinch » 4 Jul 2015, 10:04am

In today's Graun (http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2015/jul/03/utrecht-tour-de-france-contador-nibali-froome) Sir Dave Brailsford reveals he's Utterly Missed The Point...

Just riding around, actually seeing how many kids are out on their bikes, all in their little pelotons going off to school. It’s a fabulous demonstration of what a sport can do


Groan. (I was going to groan in the Comments section, but several people had beaten me to it)

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Re: Fietsers vs Wielrenners

Postby Tonyf33 » 4 Jul 2015, 11:11am

Brailsford is an idiot saying that but then again are we surprised he said anything different :roll: