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Kurgan. presented by Gringioni.

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Apr 12, 2009, 10:52:42 PM4/12/09
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Hey Benjo -


Has there ever been a Paris-Roubaix like this where everyone in the
lead group crashed themselves out of contention?

That was wild.


thanks,

Kurgan. presented by Gringioni.

John Forrest Tomlinson

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Apr 13, 2009, 6:31:56 AM4/13/09
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On Sun, 12 Apr 2009 19:52:42 -0700 (PDT), "Kurgan. presented by
Gringioni." <kgrin...@hotmail.com> wrote:

>Hey Benjo -
>
>
>Has there ever been a Paris-Roubaix like this where everyone in the
>lead group crashed themselves out of contention?
>
>That was wild.

We had a beginning woman on my team who won a race like that. She
said there were about 10 woman in the pack and most crashed near the
end on some potholes, so she won.

Like I said, there were about 10 beginning women in the pack and most
crashed.

Thanks,

JT

Benjo Maso

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Apr 13, 2009, 9:35:53 AM4/13/09
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"Kurgan. presented by Gringioni." <kgrin...@hotmail.com> schreef in
bericht
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> Hey Benjo -
>
>
> Has there ever been a Paris-Roubaix like this where everyone in the
> lead group crashed themselves out of contention?

It happened in 1929 - more or less. A few miles before the finish there were
four men in the lead group. One of them had a flat, so there were only
three: Ronsse, Déolet and Meunier, all of them the same team (like the Mapei
in 1996). The winner should have been Ronsse (the Museeuw of 1929), but
crashed at the velodrome, taking out Déolet as well. So the winner was
Meunier, the only important victory in his career.

Benjo

cur...@the-md-russells.org

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Apr 13, 2009, 9:37:28 AM4/13/09
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On Mon, 13 Apr 2009 10:31:56 GMT, John Forrest Tomlinson
<usenet...@jt10000.com> wrote:

>We had a beginning woman on my team who won a race like that. She
>said there were about 10 woman in the pack and most crashed near the
>end on some potholes, so she won.
>
>Like I said, there were about 10 beginning women in the pack and most
>crashed.
>
>Thanks,
>
>JT

Strangest finish that I ever saw (and unfortunately had to help
untangle) was a wide sprint near Eleanor Roosevelt high school near
DC, when almost the entire sprint field was wiped out in the last
hundred meters. I remember Bobby Philips getting third (if memory is
any good) when he thought he was rolling around for an out of place
finish. Just no one left in front.

Some guy said he saw it coming from four bikes to the right and
couldn't do a thing about it, with it moving laterally through the ten
across field from the far curb. People behind couldn't find spaces to
ride to. Like the bad joke of handing out places by checking the
bodies, starting from front to back.

Curtis L. Russell
Odenton, MD (USA)
Just someone on two wheels...

critposer

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Apr 13, 2009, 12:03:23 PM4/13/09
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On Apr 13, 3:31 am, John Forrest Tomlinson <usenetrem...@jt10000.com>
wrote:

> Like  I said, there were about 10 beginning women in the pack and most
> crashed.

Sounds like about a dozen women 4's races I can think of.

Geraard Spergen

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Apr 13, 2009, 3:29:18 PM4/13/09
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On Apr 13, 6:35 am, "Benjo Maso" <benjo.m...@chello.nl> wrote:
> "Kurgan. presented by Gringioni." <kgringi...@hotmail.com> schreef in
> berichtnews:cfa606ef-eb2b-48f7...@x31g2000prc.googlegroups.com...

>
> > Hey Benjo -
>
> > Has there ever been a Paris-Roubaix like this where everyone in the
> > lead group crashed themselves out of contention?
>
> It happened in 1929 - more or less. A few miles before the finish there were
> four men in the lead group. One of them had a flat, so there were only
> three: Ronsse, Déolet and Meunier, all of them the same team (like the Mapei
> in 1996). The winner should have been Ronsse (the Museeuw of 1929), but
> crashed at the velodrome, taking out Déolet as well. So the winner was
> Meunier, the only important victory in his career.
>
> Benjo

So there is hope yet for Hincapie.

Tom Kunich

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Apr 13, 2009, 3:43:36 PM4/13/09
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"Geraard Spergen" <Geraard...@juno.com> wrote in message
news:616d7226-f895-4223...@u9g2000pre.googlegroups.com...

> On Apr 13, 6:35 am, "Benjo Maso" <benjo.m...@chello.nl> wrote:
> > "Kurgan. presented by Gringioni." <kgringi...@hotmail.com> schreef in
> > berichtnews:cfa606ef-eb2b-48f7...@x31g2000prc.googlegroups.com...
> >
> > > Has there ever been a Paris-Roubaix like this where everyone in the
> > > lead group crashed themselves out of contention?
> >
> > It happened in 1929 - more or less. A few miles before the finish there
> > were
> > four men in the lead group. One of them had a flat, so there were only
> > three: Ronsse, Déolet and Meunier, all of them the same team (like the
> > Mapei
> > in 1996). The winner should have been Ronsse (the Museeuw of 1929), but
> > crashed at the velodrome, taking out Déolet as well. So the winner was
> > Meunier, the only important victory in his career.
> >
> > So there is hope yet for Hincapie.

Geraard, how much chance do you believe is in bicycle racing?

Geraard Spergen

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Apr 13, 2009, 3:48:24 PM4/13/09
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On Apr 13, 12:43 pm, "Tom Kunich" <cyclintom@yahoo. com> wrote:

>
> Geraard, how much chance do you believe is in bicycle racing?- Hide quoted text -

What's your real question Kunikke?

Kurgan. presented by Gringioni.

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Apr 14, 2009, 2:57:56 AM4/14/09
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On Apr 13, 6:35 am, "Benjo Maso" <benjo.m...@chello.nl> wrote:
> "Kurgan. presented by Gringioni." <kgringi...@hotmail.com> schreef in
> berichtnews:cfa606ef-eb2b-48f7...@x31g2000prc.googlegroups.com...

>
> > Hey Benjo -
>
> > Has there ever been a Paris-Roubaix like this where everyone in the
> > lead group crashed themselves out of contention?
>
> It happened in 1929 - more or less. A few miles before the finish there were
> four men in the lead group. One of them had a flat, so there were only
> three: Ronsse, Déolet and Meunier, all of them the same team (like the Mapei
> in 1996). The winner should have been Ronsse (the Museeuw of 1929), but
> crashed at the velodrome, taking out Déolet as well. So the winner was
> Meunier, the only important victory in his career.

Dumbass -


As always, we appreciate you for sharing your bottomless memory with
us.


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