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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    What kind of cyclist do you WANT to be?

    For those of you who are still working on your goals as a cyclist.....What kind of cyclist do you WANT to be?

    Crazy Mountain Biker?
    Cross-Country tourer?
    Super-fast Race diva?
    Cyclocross diva?
    Triathalon ironman (or woman)?

    What is your cycling goal?


    Mine is a cross-country tourer? I'd like to do some cross-state and/or cross-country touring one day?
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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Randoneuring, Endurance riding and touring.
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    What is Randoneuring?
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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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    All mountain or DJ/urban.

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    The Site Administrator: Currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes,please contact my assistnt admins for forum issues Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite
    What is Randoneuring?
    A form of endurance riding. Machka is an Randoneur rider, for example! A Randoneur is a racing tour, in effect like the Paris-Brest-Paris race being the big one! I linkied you to a history of page about the PBP!
    on light duty due to illness; please contact my assistants for forum issues. They are Siu Blue Wind, or CbadRider or the other 3 star folk. I am currently at home recovering from a couple of strokes. I am making good progress, happily.


    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Senior Member Michigander's Avatar
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    I want to be who I am now, a casual road and mountain rider who will never race.
    Bring back the Sig Test!


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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite
    What is your cycling goal?
    To continue riding a bike.

    I consider myself an adventure cyclist so my goal is to seek out new and interesting experiences on a bike... new places to go, new things to see. Distances don't matter. Time doesn't matter. It can be a long or short ride. Onroad or offroad. In the city or in the country. Type of bike doesn't matter. It's all about the experience.
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    On my TARDIScycle! KingTermite's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by khuon
    I consider myself an adventure cyclist so my goal is to seek out new and interesting experiences on a bike... new places to go, new things to see.
    Is your bike a Trek? A Staaaar Trek?


    Sorry...couldn't resist.
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    Randoneuring for myself as well.

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    Long distance road cyclist (64-100mi @ 20mph+ pace)
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    Boonen/Hincapie/Hushovd...

    I'm a similar build, a couple pounds heavier right now, and need to recover from some injuries...but those guys are the kind of racer I want to be.

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    Warrior Cyclist cycle17's Avatar
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    I'm pretty happy being a solid B/A- club rider who time trials in the summer and rides in centuries and muli day rides for fun. Throw in an occasional day of MT Biking and I'm a pretty happy camper. I'd like to get back down to 185lbs like I was in 04 & 05 by next spring to help my climbing, but otherwise I'm pretty happy to be riding in general.
    Just Do It..

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    Rich!

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    By-Tor...or the Snow Dog? hi565's Avatar
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    I want to be a super fast race diva!
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    one that has enough time to ride
    http://www.thebicyclingguitarist.net.../bios/bike.gif about to start winter quarter , enjoying school so far

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michigander
    I want to be who I am now, a casual road and mountain rider who will never race.

    what he said

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    That darn Yankee TexasGuy's Avatar
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    I wanna be like a cyclist
    and omg the bird died
    IT JUST DIED!
    Life is about hanging onto what you think is important and finding out what really is important.
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    deep breath here...
    Id like to have more then my friends who took the time to ride with me telling me that Im at the equivalent of a strong B lower A end club rider. I'd like to have the chance to experiment that On my own with a group.
    Id like to finally be given the chance to ride in a group and if not, then Id like to be strong enough someday to take my place and show up even if they first thought I didnt belong there.
    I want to be in a pack more then I can explain.

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    Chairman of the Bored catatonic's Avatar
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    I'd like to race. I'm thinking of trying out the Time Trial races next year. Right now it seems 26mph is avarage for that series, so I will need to pick it up some, since the run is just over 9mi, and I can only hold for about 3-4 at 27.
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    I want to be an amateur version of Michael Rasmussen, except with more meat on my body. And a lot slower. I'd be thrilled with a sustained climbing speed of about 3300 vertical feet per hour. Currently at 2600 vertical feet per hour.
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    I'd like to log more miles on a bicycle than on motorized transport. Completing an ironman before turning 55 would be nice.

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    Quote Originally Posted by hi565
    I want to be a super fast race diva!
    Is there a link to see more of your photos the thumbs in your sig look interesting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by KingTermite
    What is your cycling goal?

    My Short term cycling goal is to compete in, and finish, the Leadville Trail 100 .

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    Kind of a mix of what Michigander and khuon said I ride for enjoyment and to get places. I have been known to head out to the store and be gone for several hours and the store is only 1.5 miles away I plan to ride until I am physically unable to ride...then I'm gonna get a trike and keep riding. I have been riding for over 40 years and don't plan to stop now. I have raced in the past, rode Coast to Coast, still tour, still ride MTB for fun...just wanna keep on riding.

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