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Old 11-13-05, 05:27 PM   #1
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Thanks Chicago crew

And EVERYONE who attended any/all festivities at the BFMG. I had a great time.
It was interesting to meet the online community. The DCC handed out these instead of spokecards so we were all able to communicate properly in person. Nice touch!
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that's pretty badass
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And EVERYONE who attended any/all festivities at the BFMG. I had a great time.
It was interesting to meet the online community. The DCC handed out these instead of spokecards so we were all able to communicate properly in person. Nice touch!
I had to use all the cards to display the full range of emtions I went through while rocking Michigan Ave with Shants and his hot pants (or lack of pants) really the highlight of the whole event for me.
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I am ashamed. What is a merkin?
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very glad to have met you jason—you were the ONLY ONE who rocked the worm.



I was starting to get dismayed. everyone else just humped the ground.
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very glad to have met you jason—you were the ONLY ONE who rocked the worm.



I was starting to get dismayed. everyone else just humped the ground.
HAHAH! You guys are killin me tonight!!
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It was great that you came down here Jason. You definitely added to the quality of the weekend. Hope to see ya at the TDC races in a couple months.
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Hell yeah, thanks Chicago, you guys are the best!
Special thanks to Naz, your floor rocks, or feels like rocks, either way it was awesome.
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HAHAH! You guys are killin me tonight!!
oh that didn't show. here it is again. jason — you rocked that checkpoint.
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carlos, I wish we could have got a picture of you bowling. it was beautiful.
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Jon(ny) Well, If you woulda WAITED for me instead of dumping me for that floozy in hotpants.....
Shants was a blast, and his bike was almost as hot as his garb.
Trevor, Pleasure to meet you! I think some Merkin related graphics should be considered for your frame, but that could simply be the dozen joints I just smoked talkin' here
Ira, Thanks! It was really nice hangin out w/ you as well. I may come down for the TDC
Carlos, I was stoked to be able to bust out my geeky worm technique. Haven't done that since 1982 when I was on the Gong Show. And yeah, if your "happy tassle" ain't sore, you aren't doing it right.Very nice meeting you!
A shout out to Nicole , who rode w/ me for a bit when we got sidetracked. ( not lost )
SR ( Tim) , Thanks for riding w/ me after you quit.G'luck w/ the job hunt. Footage soon????
DC crew , hope ya had a pleasant drive back home.Props for being at the track on Sunday, unlike SOME folks. hehe
Judah, nice bike, and nice job taking the Trackstand contest!
Ryan , always nice to see you as well.Cya again sometime. If ya ever head up this way gimme a call.
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Hell yeah, thanks Chicago, you guys are the best!
Special thanks to Naz, your floor rocks, or feels like rocks, either way it was awesome.
Thanks Naz for letting mecrash, and thanks judah for sleeping on the floor. I totally just kicked you outta your spot. Any time you're in DC, either of you can look me up!
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Damn, Judah, I want a rematch on the trackstand comp! My legs were too shaky from following Msngr.

I had a great time too. Thanks to everybody for the generosity and the effort, and for putting up with (or causing) so many antics. Oh, and special props to Salome for the beer, chocolate, and cheese curds on Friday night. My stomach is still cringing.
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Hell yeah, thanks Chicago, you guys are the best!
Special thanks to Naz, your floor rocks, or feels like rocks, either way it was awesome.
Thanks Naz for letting mecrash, and thanks judah for sleeping on the floor. I totally just kicked you outta your spot. Any time you're in DC, either of you can look me up!
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BIG PROPS to the DCC for a stellar event.

did anyone go to the track yesterday?.. it was wiiinnnndddyyy

and another question... where was Treechunk on Sat?
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another question... where was Treechunk on Sat?

He had work till 5. After that???????????

Big ups for DCC. Thanks a bunch for the weekend.
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aw. i feel all warm and fuzzy being back on the forums today. maybe it's just the hangover and lack of sleep, but, hey, i know you guys now! isn't that cool?

Jeff, we can't thank you enough. Gummy bears cannot show our appreciation. You're a super awesome. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.
Naz, what can I say? We got lost, you got us found. We got arrested, you didn't mind. We broke your friend's arm, you told us where to go get brunch. Awesome.
Judah, Galen, Dave, Scott, and anyone else I was too drunk to see/remember, thanks for making things truly awesome. Galen, thanks for dinner. Judah, I believe it's your turn to come to DC now.
Jason and Jon, thanks for being at the track sunday am. We had fun, our naieve bliss and hangovers mixing with the wind conditions to make us goofy.
Sam, thanks for rigging us up good and directing us to tasty pizza.
Ben, I'm super glad you're ok and hope no new injuries have been discovered. Remember to trash your helmet and get a new one. PM me if you need a witness. Ride safe.

And to all y'all: you have a place to stay anytime you come to dc. Our bridges don't have scary metal grates, our city doesn't get that windy, and our cops can't be confused with rent-a-cops. What are you waiting for?

Here's to riding halfway across the country in a car to not race at all. Dammit.

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BIG PROPS to the DCC for a stellar event.

did anyone go to the track yesterday?.. it was wiiinnnndddyyy

and another question... where was Treechunk on Sat?

I was working on my kitchen the entire rest of the weekend. We're still not done. I was/am bummed.
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bummer. i'm sure you'll be glad when it's all done.

fyi, johnny cycles and friend (guy painting your frame??) were askin for you.
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Judah, Galen, Dave, Scott, and anyone else I was too drunk to see/remember, thanks for making things truly awesome. Galen, thanks for dinner. Judah, I believe it's your turn to come to DC now.
Yeah, good times, good times....
Damn, I can't believe it's already my turn again, I was just there a few months ago.


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Damn, Judah, I want a rematch on the trackstand comp! My legs were too shaky from following Msngr.
Bring it. That wasn't even a long trackstand comp, what with the 1 minute counts. Anytime man, anytime. At least one Chicago person can trackstand with no hands, for that I give you props.


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and thanks judah for sleeping on the floor. I totally just kicked you outta your spot. Any time you're in DC, either of you can look me up!
No worries, at that point I was so drunk and umm, yeah, good times...


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Judah, nice bike, and nice job taking the Trackstand contest!
Thanks man, wish we could've hung out more. Oh well, next time...

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Bring it. That wasn't even a long trackstand comp, what with the 1 minute counts. Anytime man, anytime. At least one Chicago person can trackstand with no hands, for that I give you props.
Man, I *wish* I were from Chicago because then I'd have gotten sweet prizes for first local in the alleycat. Instead, I got jack. Next time, let's make sure third place gets, like, a free tube or something. I'm the saddest racer that ever was.
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Damn, so they can't trackstand or beat out-of-towners in a race through their own city, well, at least they can skid a long way in the rain

You Chicago guys are still the best.
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stickyfoot,
you get a gold star for taking third.
pm me your addy and it's on its way.
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Damn, so they can't trackstand or beat out-of-towners in a race through their own city, well, at least they can skid a long way in the rain

You Chicago guys are still the best.

That out of towner knew the city well!

Also this was the beauty of a 'roll your die' race. Even if you were the fastest and knew the city down to the little side streets you could lose if you rolled a 3 at Val's checkpoint!
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