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Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-18-12, 06:16 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,551
Posted By eriksbliss
From an article in this week's Sports...

From an article in this week's Sports Illustrated, regarding the cyclist witnesses: "After years of keeping secrets, and of what the USADA report calls significant pressure and attacks from the...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-17-12, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,603
Posted By eriksbliss
"Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence...

"Due to the seemingly insurmountable evidence that Lance Armstrong participated in doping and misled Nike for more than a decade, it is with great sadness that we have terminated our contract with...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-16-12, 09:28 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,603
Posted By eriksbliss
When will people on BF stop claiming that they...

When will people on BF stop claiming that they are much faster riders than they really are?
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-15-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,551
Posted By eriksbliss
They missed one of my favorites: ...

They missed one of my favorites: http://www.amazon.com/Heroes-Villains-Velodromes-Britains-Revolution/dp/000726531X
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-12-12, 03:53 PM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 89,603
Posted By eriksbliss
Oh my GOD, man, he called you a "little pack...

Oh my GOD, man, he called you a "little pack dog"! :eek: On a public forum! No effin' way! You're not going to just sit there and take that, are you? :fight:
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 10-12-12, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By eriksbliss
I don't know about that one. My understanding of...

I don't know about that one. My understanding of the judge's rulings in the SCA case (that led to the settlement) is not that he found that Lance didn't cheat, but that, under the terms of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-28-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By eriksbliss
The French: "Victory is secondary." Victories...

The French: "Victory is secondary." Victories in the last twenty-four Tours = zero.

Johan Bruyneel: "'We Might As Well Win.'" Wins in the last eleven Tours = nine.

Just sayin'. I'm all for...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 08-26-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,788
Posted By eriksbliss
Probably hills.

Probably hills.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-04-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,054
Posted By eriksbliss
I suck so bad, people can draft in front of me.

I suck so bad, people can draft in front of me.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 08-03-09, 02:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,493
Posted By eriksbliss
Hmm. I would have bet the farm that such an...

Hmm. I would have bet the farm that such an authoritative quote about losing would have come from a Frenchman.
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 07-29-09, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,163
Views: 83,605
Posted By eriksbliss
I actually read threads like these when I'm in...

I actually read threads like these when I'm in need of some civil and sophisticated discourse. And if you don't believe that, you should spend some time on the youth soccer forum I follow.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-27-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 789
Posted By eriksbliss
What non-cyclists are reading about Lance and Alberto . . .

From a prominent football writer on SI.com:

"It's a great accomplishment that a man can sit out of such a competitive sport and then return as one of the oldest men in the race and finish third in...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-19-09, 10:08 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,790
Posted By eriksbliss
Yeah, Garmin should lose their 501(c)(3) status! ...

Yeah, Garmin should lose their 501(c)(3) status!

And here I thought it was a bike race.

December 28, 2003. Cardinals (4-12) beat Vikings (9-7) on a last-play touchdown. Vikings are eliminated...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-16-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 354
Posted By eriksbliss
KED Zeitfahren Short helmet. One for me, too,...

KED Zeitfahren Short helmet. One for me, too, please.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-09, 01:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,554
Posted By eriksbliss
^^^ I hear you on S4, if that is what...

^^^

I hear you on S4, if that is what happened. I read the same comments. I tried to see from the video if it was AC who was first off the back of the gap, but couldn't tell. Any video I saw of...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-15-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,554
Posted By eriksbliss
I can't believe that I'm wading into this...

I can't believe that I'm wading into this contentious pool, but . . .

I think that Lance needs to be careful in saying the team will support the "strongest" rider. Maybe choose a different word. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-09, 09:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,151
Posted By eriksbliss
Oh, wait . . . "Watch out Virginians." I thought...

Oh, wait . . . "Watch out Virginians." I thought this thread was going to be about Mario Cippolini or something.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-08-09, 09:18 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,621
Posted By eriksbliss
Yeah, the thread is just like LeMond: old and...

Yeah, the thread is just like LeMond: old and generally uninteresting, and just when you think it/he has faded into the horizon it/he pops back up and mouths off in an effort to remain relevant.
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-09, 03:51 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,996
Posted By eriksbliss
3) What is this stuff from Wilcockson about how...

3) What is this stuff from Wilcockson about how the "breeze" helped the later riders? I'm no scientist, but I was fairly sure that, as a general rule (so not accounting for hills, buildings,...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-06-09, 03:48 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 9,996
Posted By eriksbliss
1) I don't know whether a 37-and-3/4-year-old...

1) I don't know whether a 37-and-3/4-year-old guy can keep this up. But it's damn fun to watch him try. Cancer or not, just seeing a guy that old ride like he does is inspirational.

2) I think...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-06-09, 12:06 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 18,914
Posted By eriksbliss
WADR . . . I was watching some bike race in...

WADR . . . I was watching some bike race in France on TV last Saturday, and saw cyclists trying to negotiate a winding downhill. Some guy named Millar locked up his brakes and skidded out twice to...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-02-09, 04:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By eriksbliss
Seemed like a good time to share my basic gear...

Seemed like a good time to share my basic gear chart (attached), for newbies who want one.

I have a more elaborate version with RPM and MPH columns and some pretty colors, but that makes it too...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-02-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,365
Posted By eriksbliss
And my wife says surfing the Internet is a waste...

And my wife says surfing the Internet is a waste of time. Whatever -- I just got some useful gearing information on one of my match sprint competitors.

And, you're not "lazy." It's just...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-02-09, 03:26 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 11,741
Posted By eriksbliss
Three lefts make a right.

Three lefts make a right.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-01-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By eriksbliss
Hey, science types (doping question) . . .

"Silence-Lotto's Thomas Dekker will miss the Tour de France after testing positive for the banned blood-booster EPO, his team announced on Wednesday. The sample was originally taken on December 24,...
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