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Road Cycling ďIt is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.Ē -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 03-02-12, 10:08 AM   #26
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True...he is enthusiastic and quick to give bad advice and of course, steer them promptly towards potentially costly mistakes.
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Old 03-02-12, 11:17 AM   #27
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but 2G is a roofer. I don't think he's hacking into anything.

and he's not all bad, by any means. he enthusiastically helps newbs and shares the knowledge he has. everyone took him to the woodshed over his 'look at me' pics, but you can't deny that the guy actually contributes some useful stuff.
Most of the knowledge that he has is 2nd or 3rd-hand (and there's a certain hypocrisy there) and he's never grasped the fact that recommendations are situational - he thinks that what's best for him is best for everyone. Everything - EVERYTHING - on his bike was either the best or the best for the money. The insistence that he was always right, despite limited experience, coupled with his annoying habit of continually posting jpegs/gifs/videos, is what lead to the ill will seen in the other thread.
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Old 03-02-12, 11:59 AM   #28
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True...he is enthusiastic and quick to help the potential cyclist and of course, steer them promptly towards Cannondale.
It could be worse. Might be steel and BikesDirect like you-know-who...
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Most of the knowledge that he has is 2nd or 3rd-hand (and there's a certain hypocrisy there) and he's never grasped the fact that recommendations are situational - he thinks that what's best for him is best for everyone. Everything - EVERYTHING - on his bike was either the best or the best for the money. The insistence that he was always right, despite limited experience, coupled with his annoying habit of continually posting jpegs/gifs/videos, is what lead to the ill will seen in the other thread.
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Is this like a bash the caad guy thread?

Honestly, when I think of annoying posters on BF he doesn't really come to mind.
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Old 03-02-12, 12:35 PM   #31
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Who you guys bashing on?
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There should be an ibtl gif.

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Is this like a bash the caad guy thread?

Honestly, when I think of annoying posters on BF he doesn't really come to mind.
You must suffer fools gladly. Some of us don't.
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Old 03-02-12, 12:50 PM   #34
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Old 03-02-12, 12:50 PM   #35
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So is he done with BF for good?
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He never said as much.
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I clicked on that thread when it first started, decided it was dumb, and didn't click it again.
I did the same thing at my vasectomy appointment...peeked my head in, decided "this is dumb" and never went back.

Now you missed a great thread and I got baby poop stains on my Assos. I hope we learned our lesson.
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I did the same thing at my vasectomy appointment...peeked my head in, decided "this is dumb" and never went back.

Now you missed a great thread and I got baby poop stains on my Assos. I hope we learned our lesson.
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Old 03-02-12, 01:33 PM   #39
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Is this like a bash the caad guy thread?

Honestly, when I think of annoying posters on BF he doesn't really come to mind.
agreed. He didnt bother me. He's enthusiastic about his bike. Nothing wrong with that.
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agreed. He didnt bother me. He's enthusiastic about his bike. Nothing wrong with that.
There's something seriously wrong with recommending said bike to *everyone*, even people that specifically asked for compliant, relaxed geometry bikes (no, not an exaggeration).
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There's something seriously wrong with recommending said bike to *everyone*, even people that specifically asked for compliant, relaxed geometry bikes (no, not an exaggeration).

This.

The dumb don't get it vibe is strong in this forum.
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He's probably over at the rbr C'dale forum as we type telling everybody what ***holes the people at BF are.

People like that don't change (not that I'm saying he has to; I personally don't care what he does and find these threads entertaining), they just move on to the next group of unsuspecting victims.

Due to the, shall I say, "epicness" of the original thread, I think BF has seen the last of him. I bet he wants his twenty bucks back.
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Okay, I just have to point this out because it's funny - none of his photobucket photos are showing up anymore because he's exceeded bandwidth. Do you know how much you have to spam your photos for that to happen?
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No. Tell us.
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It could be worse. Might be steel and BikesDirect like you-know-who...
I've wondered if those two were the same guy, and the alu/CAAD thing was just to throw us off their trail. They have a lot in common.
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He has disappeared from these forums before only to return.
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Haha, he's just posting in all the Caad threads. I find most of his thread entertaining because they almost always backfire on him.
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Who you guys bashing on?
A pretty decent member. Except he's a bit enthusiastic.

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