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Old 09-19-11, 03:15 PM
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I think I'm going to that place that has no name to start a thread about buying a used madone...
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Old 09-19-11, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
Did you see the recent one where the guy had a crusty 1984 Trek with a bent frame which he thought should be warranty?
My trusty 84 trek is sad upon hearing of the demise of one of it's brethren.

Actually, I think I have two 84 treks.
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Old 09-19-11, 03:58 PM
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hey if I do it, promise me none of you guys will send me off to banistan. As it is, the rest day is driving me absolutely nuts.. I cleaned the bike, got my allergy shots, fed the dogs, cooked, bid on some dive gear on ebay, and hit this place a half-dozen times. I don't know what sort of trouble I'd get in during my taper week if I was banned..
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Old 09-19-11, 03:59 PM
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oh yeah, and I registered for the only race I cared about for the fall.
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Old 09-19-11, 04:31 PM
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
My trusty 84 trek is sad upon hearing of the demise of one of it's brethren.
The thing is, he had been riding it for 19 years after it got bent and only got the waranty idea from some guy in a bike store. It didn't look safe in the pics he posted. It was a fun thread.
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Old 09-19-11, 04:33 PM
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oh yeah, and I registered for the only race I cared about for the fall.
What is it?
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Old 09-19-11, 04:35 PM
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For your viewing pleasure: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bEGAIYKTZ9w

(I love it mostly b/c I hate cross)
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state championship 40k.
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Old 09-19-11, 05:13 PM
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
state championship 40k.
Good luck.

Without thinking I told my wife that I would be happy to go to Delaware that weekend just before Spawn1's birthday. She booked our travel and then it hit me that it was State TT champs weekend. Frak. Most of the races I wanted to do this year were on days when I was out on travel. Next year will be different.
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Originally Posted by mattm View Post
I hate cross
You only hate cross because you think carrying a heavy bike that does nothing very well over some poorly nailed together boards that any BMX racer would bunny hop or up a muddy hill that a sport class MTB racer wouldn't even downshift for at some park where a hung over promoter throws a dozen orange cones out and calls it a course while collecting $15 entry fees from people who think running is somehow cycling is both silly and missing the entire point of a bicycle in the first place.
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
state championship 40k.
Don't go out too hard.
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Old 09-19-11, 05:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
You only hate cross because you think carrying a heavy bike that does nothing very well over some poorly nailed together boards that any BMX racer would bunny hop or up a muddy hill that a sport class MTB racer wouldn't even downshift for at some park where a hung over promoter throws a dozen orange cones out and calls it a course while collecting $15 entry fees from people who think running is somehow cycling is somehow silly and missing the entire point of a bicycle in the first place.
But there is beer. Don't overlook that advantage.
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Old 09-19-11, 05:29 PM
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Originally Posted by mollusk View Post
But there is beer. Don't overlook that advantage.
This is what NASCAR would look like if they adopted a cross format:

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Old 09-19-11, 05:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
This is what NASCAR would look like if they adopted a cross format:

You said there would be beer ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v12F0bZkJ4E

I miss "Home Movies", especially Coach McGuirk.
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Old 09-19-11, 06:25 PM
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
state championship 40k.
You'll do great, your racing strong TT's this year.
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Old 09-19-11, 06:28 PM
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@Ex, yup.

@Nate, thanks. I threw down some sick numbers on Saturday, if I can just keep healthy and uninjured between now and October 8th I should be good to go.
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Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
You only hate cross because you think carrying a heavy bike that does nothing very well over some poorly nailed together boards that any BMX racer would bunny hop or up a muddy hill that a sport class MTB racer wouldn't even downshift for at some park where a hung over promoter throws a dozen orange cones out and calls it a course while collecting $15 entry fees from people who think running is somehow cycling is both silly and missing the entire point of a bicycle in the first place.

So, you're the new mod over in the cross forum eh?
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Old 09-19-11, 06:34 PM
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Originally Posted by Racer Ex View Post
You only hate cross because you think carrying a heavy bike that does nothing very well over some poorly nailed together boards that any BMX racer would bunny hop or up a muddy hill that a sport class MTB racer wouldn't even downshift for at some park where a hung over promoter throws a dozen orange cones out and calls it a course while collecting $15 entry fees from people who think running is somehow cycling is both silly and missing the entire point of a bicycle in the first place.
lol! Pretty much.

And to top it off I don't even drink beer..
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Old 09-19-11, 07:10 PM
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Originally Posted by kensuf View Post
@Ex, yup.

@Nate, thanks. I threw down some sick numbers on Saturday, if I can just keep healthy and uninjured between now and October 8th I should be good to go.
Can't wait to see how you do, you're gonna kill it.
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Old 09-19-11, 07:19 PM
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Originally Posted by waterrockets View Post
I really found I didn't have time for it over there. Becoming a mod effectively ended my participation in the 41 after a couple weeks. Keeping up with the nonsense, trying to maintain my arguments/entertainment, searching for Trek threads to poop on, then trying to moderate, was all just too much.
Hmm.....maybe I should post up my broken Orbea Orca, and ask if I should replace it with a used Madone.....maybe I could get some solid consumer advice.
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So, you're the new mod over in the cross forum eh?
I ban everyone who posts there.

E-v-e-r-y-o-n-e.
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Off to the cross forum.
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my bike is loud so i started taking things off. is the back of a sram red (1090) cassette suppose to come off? the red back just comes right off. later.
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Off to the cross forum.
All my BF points are expired. Maybe I should join you. Is there beer there?
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
Did you see the recent one where the guy had a crusty 1984 Trek with a bent frame which he thought should be warranty?
goodness gracious.
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