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Re: Another America’s Cup entry destroyed

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Originally Posted by steve77 View Post
Formula 1 yes, but anyone can buy basically the same bikes that are used in the TDF. The main difference between your bike (if you buy the same model) and Lance Armstrong's bike is that Armstrong has full time mechanics responsible for keeping his bike running like a Swiss watch. Well, he did at one time.
Yes agreed Steve. I in fact have a Trek bike similar to ones used. The point is however that I was making is that there is only so much safety can be helpful in a race which pushed the limits of the racer. It is an evolving thing in the F1 and AC racers, but the sports will always remain unsafe by their very nature.

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