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Old 09-22-09, 01:06 PM   #1
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What is all this stuff about "pie"?

I'm new here. From time to time I hear "pie" this, "pie" that. What's it all mean?
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Old 09-22-09, 01:07 PM   #2
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The Pie event has just been done last Saturday so you may have to wait a year to find out.

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Old 09-22-09, 01:54 PM   #3
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Actually it's a relatively simple concept.....

Ride, stop riding, eat pie.



Alternate plan......

Eat pie.


I cheat and substitute Ice Cream for Pie, except on pie day!


Pictures and ride report are a nice touch, though considered by some to be optional.
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Old 09-22-09, 01:57 PM   #4
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Might as well ask, "What is all of this stuff about life?"
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I'm new here. From time to time I hear "pie" this, "pie" that. What's it all mean?
If you have to ask, you'll never understand.

Let me just say there's more to enjoy in life than riding a bicycle fast.
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If you have to ask, you'll never understand.

Let me just say there's more to enjoy in life than riding a bicycle fast.
True, but if you ride fast enough, you will get to the pie before everyone else in the ride group.
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Old 09-22-09, 03:15 PM   #7
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Pie Explained

Pie are squared.
Pie are not squared!
Pie are round, Cornbread are squared!

Enjoy!

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True, but if you ride fast enough, you will get to the pie before everyone else in the ride group.
Only matters if you're in one of those 300 rider groups that makes a pie stop in some tiny Wisconsin town.
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If you have to ask, you'll never understand.
It's best if the OP experiences it. He should do his own ride for pie although late and give us a report.

Don't we have a pie eating emoticon? If not, we should.
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sounds like we have been here before. http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/in.../t-225062.html

I asked the same question when I got here and have to say...stick around and you will know.
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Old 09-22-09, 06:58 PM   #11
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Once a year comes BD Pie! Not to be confused with the Pie event.

Blow out the candle and make a wish involving n+1

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Might as well ask, "What is all of this stuff about life?"
You guys lost me at the beach.

I like pie, especially coconut cream pie , but tell me more about it. Is it all about pie, or Pi, or TT, or pizza pie?

By the way, how many pieces are there in this "pie" and does it play a role in the meaning of life? Can all of life's questions be answered by pie?
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Old 09-22-09, 09:24 PM   #13
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I was hoping Stapfam would flesh out the pie definition
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sounds like we have been here before. http://www.bikeforums.net/archive/in.../t-225062.html

I asked the same question when I got here and have to say...stick around and you will know.

Hmmmm. Interesting. I like most kinds of pie except for rhubarb -- can't stand the stuff. It's the equivalent to eating Yams for Thanksgiving dinner which is equivalent to my wife's awful cold potato salad which is equivalent to the taste of Alka-Seltzer which I have to consume right after eating any of the above food items.
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I'm new here. From time to time I hear "pie" this, "pie" that. What's it all mean?
To de-mysticulate:

Pie is good.

Cycling is good.

Eating pie + cycling is good^2.

Procedure:

Ride. Stop. Eat. Ride. Stop. Eat. et cetera.

After the last stop, confess to the 50+ Forum.
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Hmmmm. Interesting. I like most kinds of pie except for rhubarb -- can't stand the stuff. It's the equivalent to eating Yams for Thanksgiving dinner which is equivalent to my wife's awful cold potato salad which is equivalent to the taste of Alka-Seltzer which I have to consume right after eating any of the above food items.
That's fine, leaves more rhubarb for me. It's right at the top of my list.
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[QUOTE=Traveler5;9725908]By the way, how many pieces are there in this "pie"? [QUOTE]

Why 3.14 of course. And thank you for asking.
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Actually it's a relatively simple concept.....

Ride, stop riding, eat pie.

Alternate plan......
Eat pie.

I cheat and substitute Ice Cream for Pie, except on pie day!
With a philosophy like that I can hardly wait to turn 50....and get my UURP card.
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[QUOTE=Retro Grouch;9727199][QUOTE=Traveler5;9725908]By the way, how many pieces are there in this "pie"?
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Why 3.14 of course. And thank you for asking.
although cutting the pie precisely will prove to be a challenge ...
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By the way, how many pieces are there in this "pie"?

although cutting the pie precisely will prove to be a challenge ...
Yes, but it will result in an infinite number of pieces.
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Yes, but it will result in an infinite number of pieces.
That is SO irrational!
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A picture says a thousand words.

(I did try to write a description but I got to two thousand and still going)

I like PIE
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[QUOTE=Retro Grouch;9727199][QUOTE=Traveler5;9725908]By the way, how many pieces are there in this "pie"?
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Why 3.14 of course. And thank you for asking.
This thread has motivated me to go back to my old avatar.
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To each his (or her) own, but I gotta admit that this whole pie thing is getting old.
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To each his (or her) own, but I gotta admit that this whole pie thing is getting old.
You can often save old pie by using your microwave. Just sayin'
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