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View Poll Results: what is your ethnic origin
North American 15 15.15%
South American 0 0%
European 57 57.58%
African 3 3.03%
Asian 12 12.12%
Other 12 12.12%
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Old 05-21-05, 09:19 PM   #1
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What is your race?

I meant, what continent did your ancestors come from

Just want to do a small survey hope you guys don't mind
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Old 05-21-05, 09:28 PM   #2
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what continent did your ancestors come from...
I believe the current theory of Palaeoanthropologists is that we all came from Africa around Ethiopia and Kenya. So I guess this question is pointless.
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Old 05-21-05, 09:34 PM   #3
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Well looking at my brother-n-law I swear his ancestors came from deep in the jungle and swing from vines.
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Old 05-21-05, 09:37 PM   #4
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My race - Tour de France.

My ancestors - left Europe in 1640.
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Old 05-21-05, 09:38 PM   #5
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Old 05-21-05, 09:41 PM   #6
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Mostly Norweigen and German...
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Old 05-21-05, 09:43 PM   #7
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Italian, German, Irish, Norwegian.

<---mutt
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Old 05-21-05, 10:24 PM   #8
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Russian, Serbian, English and Irish. I didn't see a category for that. How about adding "Heinz 57".
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My dad was aluminum and my mom was carbon fiber... that's how I ended up with a carbon fork and seat stays with an aluminum frame.

btw, this topic should be in the Foo forum.
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I voted Asian but really I'm still waiting for the mothership to come pick me up and return me back home.
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dumb thread...
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Old 05-22-05, 05:34 AM   #12
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The point is, I just want find out the diversity in cycling.
And yes, this is a dumb thread just like a lot of dumb surveys out there, and now I know why I still love riding with mountain bikers than roadies

BTW, there is no stupid questions, just stupid answers

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Old 05-22-05, 05:41 AM   #13
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English, Irish, Welsh, Dutch, German, Danish. Yes - I am a true mutt!
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Italian - Second Generation AMERICAN
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My race - Tour de France.

My ancestors - left Europe in 1640.
Sounds like one of those commercials

My race - Tour de France.

My deoderant- the new gillette blah blah blah
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Im a mutt, mix of WTF/OMG/LOLOROFL.

silly threads get silly answers
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I'm Polish, German, Dutch, English, Irish, Iranian, Vietnamese, Russian and Bolivian.
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My dad was aluminum and my mom was carbon fiber... that's how I ended up with a carbon fork and seat stays with an aluminum frame.

btw, this topic should be in the Foo forum.

One of my kind...
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btw, this topic should be in the Foo forum.
Agreed. Moving to Foo.
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I r teh British Canadian. What a combo.
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Russian and Eastern European (Polish, Czech, etc).
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rapidcarbon,

I'm afraid you're going to get some flack from the politically correct crowd. "How dare you mention race!".

Anyway, I've only scratched the surface of my ancestry but for sure there is lineage going back to Greece, France, England, Ireland, Miami Indian from the Northeast US. Probably a few others for sure that I'm forgetting off the top of my head.

The really interesting thing is that I've traced only a fraction of the lines back even a few generations. Chances are good that someone with more than a couple of generations in this melting pot has a pretty good mix of ethnology.
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Observed Trials. Though more of a ballet than a race.

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