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Old 10-10-06, 08:42 PM   #1
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Fast Freddy Coffee

By the way - at the San Francisco stage of the Tour of California earlier this year I stopped by the Fast Freddy Coffee booth and picked up a package of Fast Freddy Coffee.

Let me tell you - that stuff is THE BEST COFFEE I'VE EVER DRANK.

I've been looking around on the web and can't find his website for the coffee now. I hope that it wasn't a failed effort because his stuff was perfect in every way to my tastes at least.
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Old 10-10-06, 09:58 PM   #2
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Last person to famously wear that moniker was "Fast Freddie Spencer," Honda GP rider.

Any connection to the coffee?

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Don't forget Fast Freddie Markham who rode TourEasy Goldrush models to a variety of records. CyclinTom, you might give TourEasy a call...they're just down the coast from you...see if he's their "Fast Freddy"....assuming this is a cycling personage.
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Old 10-11-06, 08:43 AM   #4
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This was from "Fast Freddie" Rodriguez? Maybe he has a web site with info...?
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Hey - this only took me one google:

Look here
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Caution - THREAD HIJACK

Well kind of related- I tried the above link and the link to by some (links to wrenchscience.com) is dead. I love Starbucks coffee, but I hate the price. I cannot find any beans that give the same flaver as Starbucks House Blend and Breakfast Blend. Anybody know of a simmilar flavered yet cheaper coffee bean?
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Well kind of related- I tried the above link and the link to by some (links to wrenchscience.com) is dead. I love Starbucks coffee, but I hate the price. I cannot find any beans that give the same flaver as Starbucks House Blend and Breakfast Blend. Anybody know of a simmilar flavered yet cheaper coffee bean?
I am hooked on the Breakfast blend... whole bean. In fact, I think I'll make a pot right now.
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Old 10-11-06, 04:32 PM   #8
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Hey - this only took me one google:

Look here
Uh, if you look under the places to OBTAIN Fast Freddie's coffee you'll see it's a bad URL.

And yes it IS Fast Freddie Rodriquez from Emeryville, CA. and a great racer even though he couldn't beat Super Mario in the sprints.
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Oh, no! Not another coffee thread!
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Damn, I love coffee.......to drink, to smell, ice cream, chocolate with, dunk buttered crusty bread in, flavored cake, cheese cake, the color, the conversation, the ambiance of a welcoming coffee house, after a cold ride, at work, coffee flavored kisses, [getting close to climax, better quit.]

P.S. Whatever happened to TourEasy's Fast Freddie Markham....betrayed by age? took up surfing?

PPS. My aunt owned a coffee roasting business and coffee stands in S.F. financial district. She would come in smelling like fresh roast (not the meat). She could taste a coffee and, like a wine fan, tell you its origin. She was a Sheldon Brown of coffee. Lots of coffee lore in her head.

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My aunt owned a coffee roasting business and coffee stands in S.F. financial district. She would come in smelling like fresh roast (not the meat). She could taste a coffee and, like a wine fan, tell you its origin. She was a Sheldon Brown of coffee. Lots of coffee lore in her head.
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I'm primarily a Dunkin' Donuts guy. Real coffee, served in no-nonsense fashion. No "Grandé" or anything of the kind. You won't see BMW's, or Porche SUV's parked outside a Dunkin' Donuts. The one I frequently go into when I bike commute is pretty decent. Most of the customers at that hour are either State highway workers, or local and/or state police. Needless to say, everyone minds their own business, and there is never any trouble.

Another great coffee place, but not enough of them: Mary Lou's, "the best coffee in town". Delicioius coffee, made and served by very attractive ladies. Win-Win! Have a link.
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French Market Coffee and Chicory
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P.S. Whatever happened to TourEasy's Fast Freddie Markham....betrayed by age? took up surfing?
He's now co-owner of Easy Racers.
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He's now co-owner of Easy Racers.
thanks, Spambait. The Javelin they're just about ready to release looks very cool. (I'm a former Tailwind owner). Could be worth a drive over to EasyRacers for a test ride next early spring.
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I was in San Francisco in Sept in the Mission district and one morning went for a walk and asked a passerby where I could get a Starbuck's coffee. Boy, was that a mistake. In S.F. they don't seem to like the presence of a Starbucks nor a WalMart. So we were led to a Martha's coffee shop. Also nearby on Valencia near 21st Street was another local coffee shop. This was a bit more modern interior.

I was also surprised to see the many bike riders in S.F. commuting to work.
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Makes me want to brew up a pot of Jittery Joe's.
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Note to seem too snooty but the best year for the RB-1 was '91.
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