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Old 03-21-07, 07:45 PM   #1
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Celebrity cyclists

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Old 03-21-07, 07:49 PM   #2
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umm robin williams and mat meconegay..but i think they are the well know ones
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Richard Dean Anderson, of McGyver and Stargate fame, rode from Minnesota to Alaska when he was 17. Not sure if he still rides today.
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Old 03-21-07, 08:27 PM   #4
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Ricky Schroeder, and apparently he's a Cat 3 racer...
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Mark Paul Gosselaar (aka Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell) races on the track.
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porcupine tree fans in the house above me. neil peart drummer from Rush used to be an avid rider, he wrote a book on his travels through Africa call "the masked rider". hes now a touring motorcycle guy.
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Old 03-21-07, 09:15 PM   #7
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Mark Paul Gosselaar (aka Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell) races on the track.
Hmmm, now that you mention it, I might have confused the two child stars...
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Old 03-21-07, 11:37 PM   #8
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Mark Paul Gosselaar (aka Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell) races on the track.
He won the Cat 3 race in Long Beach circuit (just before the last stage of Tour of Cali).

When he did it, my friend looked over to me and said "Did Zach just won the ****ing race?"
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Old 03-22-07, 07:11 AM   #9
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I've seen pics of Madonna and Liv Tyler riding hybrids and cruisers. Steve Colbert most likely rides, as many of his shows have cycling metaphors that make many non-cyclists scratch their heads. If you consider politicians a celebrity, then President Bush and John Kerry both ride, as does Governor Mark Sanford of South Carolina (he joins club ride when home from Columbia).

Then you have the cyclists that have become celebrities, but only one is prominent.

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porcupine tree fans in the house above me. neil peart drummer from Rush used to be an avid rider, he wrote a book on his travels through Africa call "the masked rider". hes now a touring motorcycle guy.
hey Dwork, i keep meaning to buy that book, but never get around to it. i believe he's written a couple of books while riding on tours. i think there's one called ghostrider coincidentally.
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David Lee Roth. What's that? Oh yeah, you're right, he's not a celeb any more.
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I think Clapton used to ride. Don't know if he's still into it though.
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Steve Colbert most likely rides, as many of his shows have cycling metaphors that make many non-cyclists scratch their heads.
+1

He mentioned Indurain when talking to Armstrong. Most people I ride with never heard of Indurain
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and Owen Wilson who happens to be an unappreciative wheelsucker from my experience.

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I don't know, but I *DO* know it's very important to keep up with celebrities. They are our gods. The TV said so.
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I think Clapton used to ride. Don't know if he's still into it though.
I've heard that, too. And Ginger Baker (drummer for Cream) was a serious road racer as a teenager-
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hey Dwork, i keep meaning to buy that book, but never get around to it. i believe he's written a couple of books while riding on tours. i think there's one called ghostrider coincidentally.
yeah i actually have and read "ghost rider", which is about after his wife and daughter died within 10 months of eachother, he went on a monster motorcycle tour from quebec up to alaska and down to belieze. that book is good. but i prefer his other one called "landscape, a concert tour by motorcycle" when Rush is on their tour him and a buddy ride their motorcycles from venue to venue. hes a great author, very descriptive. and he goes through a hell of alot of places. funny enough, i dont have masked rider cause barnes and noble doesnt carry it, so i have to order it. when im done with "landscape" im going to get it. he also has another book called "traveling music" which is about the music that he has been into throughout his life.

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patrick dempsey (from gray's anatomy)... i saw a photo of him with his specialized.
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I've heard that, too. And Ginger Baker (drummer for Cream) was a serious road racer as a teenager-
It's said that the Cream album title Disraeli Gears was a bad pun on deraileur gears.
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It's said that the Cream album title Disraeli Gears was a bad pun on deraileur gears.
Yep, I believe it was-
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Well, now I need to become a celebrity so that I can be listed on this thread!

(I wonder if there are any celebs lurking on this forum....other than the famous Sheldon Brown, that is! )
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patrick dempsey (from gray's anatomy)... i saw a photo of him with his specialized.
Dempsey was interviewed on Versus during the Tour of California. They said that he has a $3,000 bike. I'm sure that he can afford it.
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