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Old 12-19-08, 06:12 AM   #1
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Rock Racing?

Anyone hear anything about RR recently, like yesterday Dec 18th?

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Old 12-19-08, 06:17 AM   #2
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I got nothing. What happened, since I doubt you started this cryptic new Rock thread for no reason.
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Anyone hear anything about RR recently, like yesterday Dec 18th?

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I read somewhere -- forget where exactly -- that they are having financial issues.

Maybe Hamilton stole the petty cash?


Kidding aside, it would be interesting to know what happened. They did seem to be a pretty atypical outfit.
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Old 12-19-08, 08:10 AM   #4
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I haven't heard anything as of yesterday, but there was an article recently about layoffs at Rock and Republic.
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Old 12-19-08, 08:22 AM   #5
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I haven't heard anything as of yesterday, but there was an article recently about layoffs at Rock and Republic.
"Here to stay" they said...
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What is going on at Rock Racing?

CDR, there is a 3 page thread already been Rock and Rolling for over a week now.
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What is going on at Rock Racing?

CDR, there is a 3 page thread already been Rock and Rolling for over a week now.
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Old 12-19-08, 12:30 PM   #8
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I heard that RR shut down yesterday. Seems some office type people were told they didn't have jobs yesterday, i.e. they had jobs earlier (a few days prior) but not as of yesterday. Since the person in question was the only one that could confirm, wasn't sure if it was one really mad person or if it really was done for. Wanted to confirm as there are folks here that seem to be in the know as well.

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If it was they're doing a good job at keeping it quiet. Doesn't seem to be anything out there about it.
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Their site still says "Rock Racing :: Here to Stay."

Would be kind of ironic though.
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Except for on here.

I think I said it earlier in the other thread, but usually rumors like these tend to be more true than most other industry rumors.
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Old 12-19-08, 01:43 PM   #12
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Their site still says "Rock Racing :: Here to Stay."

Would be kind of ironic though.
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Their site still says "Rock Racing :: Here to Stay."

Would be kind of ironic though.
I always felt with a tag-line like that they were going to be short-timers. It's almost like they were trying to convince themselves that they were going to be around for a while more than the fans.
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Old 12-19-08, 02:10 PM   #14
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I always felt with a tag-line like that they were going to be short-timers. It's almost like they were trying to convince themselves that they were going to be around for a while more than the fans.
"God himself could not sink this ship."
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Old 12-19-08, 02:35 PM   #15
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My new back tattoo is going to look really silly if they have folded.
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I lol'd.

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Old 12-19-08, 05:07 PM   #17
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Cdr,

here are some alternate takes:

http://podiuminsight.blogspot.com/20...g-folding.html

http://www.cyclingnews.com/news.php?...ec08/dec16news
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Chevy's slogan used to be "like a rock"... ya, a rock with with 15 billion government bailout dollars keeping it grounded. I hope nothing happens to rock racing though.
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Old 12-19-08, 11:29 PM   #19
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Tell me about it. My new ROCK RACE knuckle tattoo is gonna be so ironic even hipsters won't think it's cool if they fold.
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No but maybe change the first letter of each word and you'd have something...

Jus' sayin'
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No but maybe change the first letter of each word and you'd have something...

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gimme a "C".....gimme and "F"...what does that spell??
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Rock Racing has been sending email offers to every club on USAC's mailing list. They're selling team kits and other things. Times must be tough. rockracing@onestopinternet.com --> spam filtered
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^^^Yup, as President of the real pink and blue club, I've gotten three (3) email this week from Rock Racing. I have NOT forwarded the emails to the membership.
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Figures it'd be another military guy to pick up on my gutter humor
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