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German Daniela Sämmler of Team Erdinger checks her bike into transition and makes sure the helmet stays put.
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A big line formed early on during bike check-in, but the process was fast and smooth.
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Christian Brader was the first male pro into transition with this distinctive Cipollini Nuke.
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Gerrit Schellens from Belgium rides a Boardman.
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American Chris Bagg of Team Wattie Ink rides a Giant Trinity Advanced SL.
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Gina Crawford cut her number too small and got a replacement one as she checked in.
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Yvonne Van Vlerken and Per Bittner will race new Simplon bikes tomorrow.
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German Natascha Schmitt makes final adjustments on her Fuji.
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Vanessa Pereira's Hotta with the Oval fork was a serious attention getter.
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Kevin Garwood of Team Garwood added this best- and worst- case bike mile scenario to his toptube.
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Bernhard Langerbein bought a cracked Scott Plasma 1 on eBay and with a lot of love, passion and skill created this distinctive bike.
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The variety of bikes in T1 is stunning and entertaining.
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These Minions will probably be very dizzy on the bike.
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Fireman Rob likely has the largest run transition bag in Roth.
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Martin Schuster is one of the popular athletes racing for Team Arndt.
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American Blake Becker will experience Roth for the first time tomorrow.
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Never show up to a gun fight with a knife.
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The very old school bike of Johannes Rößler.
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Andy Baldwin's bike cracked in transit to Roth, and he will race on a new Orbea tomorrow.