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Old 10-30-14, 12:34 PM
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Last half inning?!?! You missed a heck of a game and series. So very tense and my wife had to remind me that yelling at the TV will not help anything (re: Blanco and Perez playing soccer with the ball in the outfield).

My training has been destroyed for the past few weeks as collateral damage though.
Yeah, I about had a heart attack there. This one was so damn stressful compared to the other 2 championships. We considered going up to SF for it but I didn't have a good vibe after Tuesdays drubbing.

I'm a bigger sports fan than I should be, baseball is my favorite, but its so time consuming. We do go to a few games a year but no longer go to Dodger Stadium for obvious reasons.

Basketball, football, and hockey are great as well but these days I watch the highlights mostly. Watched the Lakers last night during WS commercials and they're lol terrible (I wish they had the dubs game on).

Started following Soccer after visiting the UK during the World Cup in 1998. Just going into the pubs and the vibe they put out is amazing compared to sports over here. They have a huge list of songs they sing during games. Americans know a a 10 second portion of Seven Nation Army.
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I just tuned in.

Much lower cadence than Voigt.

Much better about staying on the black line.

Weird 200m track length.
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Old 10-30-14, 12:47 PM
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He is hurting.
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Originally Posted by carpediemracing View Post
I just tuned in.

Much lower cadence than Voigt.

Much better about staying on the black line.

Weird 200m track length.
If the turns are shorter, one drifts up to the red in the straights.

This track has wide turns even though it is 200 meters.
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Old 10-30-14, 12:53 PM
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We do go to a few games a year but no longer go to Dodger Stadium for obvious reasons.
I don't live in LA or follow baseball, so it's not obvious to me, what's wrong with dodger stadium? I thought it was a famous place.
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Old 10-30-14, 12:58 PM
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jeepers he looks like he's really suffering
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With Voigt it looked like he had plenty at the end. This guy, looks like he may not even make it.
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Yeah, he lost like 10 seconds in 3 minutes.
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Old 10-30-14, 01:01 PM
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he's just getting this
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wow that's suffering
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He he beat voigt by like 2-3 laps?
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lol.

that's all the reaction I have to someone doing that. lol.
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
He he beat voigt by like 2-3 laps?
~740 meters, so it's almost four laps of that track.
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Those last 8 mins were painful to watch.
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Last half inning of Game 7? That's like tuning in to the last 100m of the TdF.
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Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
He he beat voigt by like 2-3 laps?
Didn't Boardman beat the record by like 10m or something?
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Old 10-30-14, 01:19 PM
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has anyone ordered stuff from the UK? Get banged for duty or import charges or anything like that? Eyeing some levers but if I had unknown back end costs they could end up not being cheaper.
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Old 10-30-14, 01:25 PM
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Ive ordered stuff from probikekit and a few other uk sites a few times and have never had to pay anything extra
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Old 10-30-14, 01:31 PM
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Originally Posted by bmcphx View Post
I don't live in LA or follow baseball, so it's not obvious to me, what's wrong with dodger stadium? I thought it was a famous place.
There have been some unfortunate fan vs fan violence issues there (which could be said about many sporting venues). One of the victims (Bryan Stow) of one of the attacks is dealing with permanent debilitating injuries. The event was widely covered by ESPN when it happened. As a result, Dodger Stadium was required to increase security and improve lighting in and around the park.
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Ive ordered stuff from probikekit and a few other uk sites a few times and have never had to pay anything extra
Same here.
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why are you californians so violent?
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i find it difficult to get excited about the hour record, i mean, if it were worth doing, wouldn't the big names of the sport attempt it?
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It's bad there, or was. A lot of guys go the Dodger games specifically to fight. Maybe it has changed. I don't mind a bit of mocking, but if you sit next to the right people it could be worse.

One game there was an argument in the aisle and a guy tossed a beer at a guy twice his size. He was punched and landed on the aisle seat, which happened to be where my 7 year old nephew was sitting. The big guy was landing blows while the back of the guys head was hitting my nephew's face. A few of us tried to break it up but others jumped in the fight. I got decked in the jaw (didn't feel it til a few minutes later) and a few other bystanders were hit as well. My nephew had a bloody nose. No one from the Dodgers organization cared to check. We left. Maybe I'm being oversensitive and a 7 year old getting pummeled is nbd, but a 'are you okay' from even an usher would have been nice. That was a Dodgers Padres game, and the last time we went to a game there, circa 2009.
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has anyone ordered stuff from the UK? Get banged for duty or import charges or anything like that? Eyeing some levers but if I had unknown back end costs they could end up not being cheaper.
nope, but only ordered 5-6 times.
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i find it difficult to get excited about the hour record, i mean, if it were worth doing, wouldn't the big names of the sport attempt it?


They just changed the rules. All the big names are planning for attempts next year. You're not a very patient guy, are you?
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