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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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    Renaming this forum

    Alright,

    We have a proposal on the table to rename this forum. I'm attaching a poll with the most popular candidate names for your votes. It'll be an anonymous poll, by the way, so vote for your option, and the one with the most votes, wins. I'll be leaving this poll active for 30 days.
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    Definitely in need of a rename. Good work.

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    All four possibilities are good, and the change is badly needed. Imagine the message count once you can start discussing the entire pro season.
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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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    Keep those votes rolling in, everyone.
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    Thanks for the options Tom. Hope you are recovering well.

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    Quote Originally Posted by sykerocker View Post
    All four possibilities are good, and the change is badly needed. Imagine the message count once you can start discussing the entire pro season.
    I agree. Focusing on just the Tour de France limits the forum activity to predominantly July, +/- a few weeks. The next logical question is whether the professional competition forum would cover just road racing, or include mountain biking, cyclocross, track, potato sack racing, etc?
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    How about 'Dope-o-rama'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ninjaman View Post
    How about 'Dope-o-rama'?
    How about not?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HigherGround View Post
    I agree. Focusing on just the Tour de France limits the forum activity to predominantly July, +/- a few weeks. The next logical question is whether the professional competition forum would cover just road racing, or include mountain biking, cyclocross, track, potato sack racing, etc?
    I think this could be road, track, mountain, what ever.
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    I see the forum developing in ways we might not necessarily expect, even, but hope it attracts many race fans from all disciplines of cycling. The Grand Tours, the Epic races like RAAM, or the Epic MTB races like the Kokopelli Trail Race.
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    This place gets very busy starting in about June. Do you prefer the racers stick to the road racing forum during the TdF? I'd vote for creating a new Professional Cycling Fans Forum and keeping this one as-is, unless a name change is already in the works.

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    How about: "The Did Lance Pick His Nose Today? Forum"....?
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    I think I see the Road Racing Forum more for the folks that actually race versus the group of folks that just ride and like to follow racing. Might be a small bit of duplication, but probably not a lot.
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    Make it a subforum. Those that do will find it and those that don't will find it anyway.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HigherGround View Post
    I agree. Focusing on just the Tour de France limits the forum activity to predominantly July, +/- a few weeks. The next logical question is whether the professional competition forum would cover just road racing, or include mountain biking, cyclocross, track, potato sack racing, etc?
    Hey, easy there....everyone knows that potatoes are a banned substance.

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    Good choices, Tom. And thanks for the e-mail this morning. If it gets busy enough, you may consider renaming it to "Professional Road Cycling".

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    Let's keep those votes coming in....we have a couple of weeks left on this topic. Once we have the fian results, we'll make the change.
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    Hey Tom....simple works for me....Professional Cycling....yeah baby!!
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    I think you can unsticky this now.

    And thanks!!!



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    closed and unstuck this thread
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