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Old 04-21-06, 07:08 PM   #76
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This thread is getting funnier and funnier.

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To be a 50+ appropriate "old fart elitist bastard" model, OFEB, it needs (at a minimum):
triple chainring, bigger rear cogs (maybe 11-32)
fatter tires
upsloping stem
riser handlebars
large saddlebag
etc, etc, etc......and so on and so forth

love the can't suck this wheel pissy tires.
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Old 04-21-06, 07:14 PM   #77
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This machine could be "Standard Issue" for the 50+ Forum members!!! Any one who posts a minimum of once a day for a calender years gets one free!

Each member, however, would have to add their own "I-Don't-Care-How-Many-People-I-Drive-Away-From-Cycling-With-My-Cocky-Attitude" peddles, to match their "Crusier-Bikes-Blow" clipless shoes and their "Holier-Than-Thou" socks, not to mention their "I-Am-A-Brain-Dead-Conformist" helmet.
By Jove! You've got it! Except for adding a superfluous sticker to the helmet.
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Old 04-21-06, 07:33 PM   #78
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This thread is getting funnier and funnier.

Traffic Jammer --
To be a 50+ appropriate "old fart elitist bastard" model, OFEB, it needs (at a minimum):
triple chainring, bigger rear cogs (maybe 11-32)
fatter tires
upsloping stem
riser handlebars
large saddlebag
etc, etc, etc......and so on and so forth

love the can't suck this wheel pissy tires.
Gadzooks. Have you been looking in my bike shed again? This is getting scary.
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Yep. that's the bike for me. I would want a mirror though.... after I drop some 20 year old I want to watch them sitting back there like so much roadkill trying in vain to recover enough for another useless attack.

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How 'bout some team jerseys? Can we get them made cheap? Do they come in xxxlarge? What colors (colours) are considered serious?

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Old 04-21-06, 10:16 PM   #81
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How 'bout some team jerseys? Can we get them made cheap? Do they come in xxxlarge? What colors (colours) are considered serious?

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Old 04-22-06, 02:19 PM   #82
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as requested.....the new '07 Drove - Elitist Bastard with new can't suck-this-wheel Pissy tires
To take the name of one of the best named MTB's in the UK- That bike is the DGS BLX. That is the true name of it and is a well treasured bike if you have one.

Incidentally- A Kids TV program was doing a Prog on Mountain Biking and one of the presenters rode one of the races. He was Given a DGS BLX as his ride bike- but they had to modify the name so as not to offend. Luckily the frame was white so Typewriter correction ink blocked out part of the name to read GS LX.

Boobed again- gone onto the site to prove the name and they have changed it. Now a bit more explicit but site is http://www.robertscycles.com/p_mtb.html
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Old 04-22-06, 02:34 PM   #83
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To take the name of one of the best named MTB's in the UK- That bike is the DGS BLX. That is the true name of it and is a well treasured bike if you have one.

Incidentally- A Kids TV program was doing a Prog on Mountain Biking and one of the presenters rode one of the races. He was Given a DGS BLX as his ride bike- but they had to modify the name so as not to offend. Luckily the frame was white so Typewriter correction ink blocked out part of the name to read GS LX.

Boobed again- gone onto the site to prove the name and they have changed it. Now a bit more explicit but site is http://www.robertscycles.com/p_mtb.html
I guess I don't understand. What part of DGS BLX would be offensive?
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I'm thinking the BLX has to do with "bollix."

This according to my online dictionary. Stapfam can correct me. He actually speaks English:

Verb 1. bollix - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
Synonyms: botch, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fu*k up
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Har har!! Agreed, funniest photoshop ever. But......someone has to be anal, eh? It says "ELIST"
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Damn!!!!!



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The letters "DG" didn't tip you off?
This bike was around well before DG took up riding. In coloquial English The D*gs B@ll&cks means the best that it is possible to get. Fortunately- in polite circles, and in particular in front of Children, the word B@ll&cks, is not used in case it Offends. Hence the shortening of the Coloquialism to 6 letters, so that at a glance, although you may take a second glance to ensure that it is not a swear word, it cannot offend. Unfortunately The same cannot be said about our Gary. No amount of shortening his name will bring him on a par to the Mutts Nuts.
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I thought "Elist" was French for elitist...
No - Elist is the official internet "list" ("E" list) kept and used by the internet police to identify "Elitist" bicyclists.

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Hi Guy's
Greetings from Wickenburg, AZ, Day 3 of Fast Cross America Bike Tour.
It is really a work out so far. Tomorrow will be the most difficult climbing Day. I hear 11,000 ft total for the day. I will let you know how that goes. To this point I have managed to stay with the first 30% of bikers to arrive at the motel. It is definitely a mental thing. Training a lot on the CycleOps Fl2 was relevant.
More later. Got to sleep and get up at 5:00 AM every morning. Arrive at Motel from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM.
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