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    Hoy

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    Not related to track training or racing. Moving to Foo.

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    How thrilling!

    We don't get much here but the usual.
    You can further the brotherhood of man by eliminating class.
    You can lift the wage earner up by equalizing earnings.
    You can bring about prosperity by overturning the holders of power.
    You can strengthen the weak by eating the the strong.
    You can help the poor by destroying the rich.

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    The usual what? I'd take the bike over the GT-R.
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    I didn't see the connection to "Today" and the race car driver. Hoy is Spanish for "Today"
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    Hablamos Español

    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    I didn't see the connection to "Today" and the race car driver.
    Hoy is Spanish for "Today"
    Sir Chris Hoy is not Spanish.

    http://www.chrishoy.com/profile/
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post
    Sir Chris Hoy is not Spanish.
    I didn't mean to offend, and never said he was. But the word "Hoy" translates from Spanish into English as "Today". Having spent decades in the American southwest, that's what came to my mind. Being completely ignorant of who Sir Hoy is, I saw no connection between the word and a picture of some fellow and a race car and a bicycle. I've learned a little today.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post
    Sir Chris Hoy is not Spanish.

    Profile « Chris Hoy Chris Hoy
    I call him Chris Today. Just to be safe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jsharr View Post
    I call him Chris Today. Just to be safe.
    He's racing against Tomorrow and I Don't Give a Darn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by skijor View Post
    He's racing against Tomorrow and I Don't Give a Darn.
    My money's on I don't give a Darn.
    Quote Originally Posted by ElJamoquio View Post
    .... Other than being completely wrong, you're correct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Artkansas View Post
    I Being completely ignorant of who Sir Hoy is, I saw no connection between the word and a picture of some fellow and a race car and a bicycle.
    That is why I first posted it in the track forum, but it was deemed irrelevant.

    So, it was moved to the hinterland.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Soil_Sampler View Post
    That is why I first posted it in the track forum, but it was deemed irrelevant.

    So, it was moved to the hinterland.
    You should have had him in spandex instead of nomex to stay there.

    Here's how we roll in the hinterland.

    Last edited by Artkansas; 04-30-14 at 08:47 PM.
    "He who serves all, best serves himself" Jack London

    Quote Originally Posted by Bjforrestal View Post
    I don't care if you are on a unicycle, as long as you're not using a motor to get places you get props from me. We're here to support each other. Share ideas, and motivate one another to actually keep doing it.

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