Fifty Plus (50+) Share the victories, challenges, successes and special concerns of bicyclists 50 and older. Especially useful for those entering or reentering bicycling.

Floyd-Free Zone

Old 05-20-10, 08:24 AM
  #1  
JanMM
rebmeM roineS
Thread Starter
 
JanMM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Metro Indy, IN
Posts: 15,450

Bikes: RANS V3 ti, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 461 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 14 Posts
Floyd-Free Zone

Your attention, please: The Floyd Landis discussion is taking place over on Road Cycling.
Thank you
__________________
RANS V3 Ti, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer
JanMM is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 08:31 AM
  #2  
Allegheny Jet 
Senior Member
 
Allegheny Jet's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: Medina, OH
Posts: 5,806

Bikes: confidential infromation that I don't even share with my wife

Mentioned: 5 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 35 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
In the words of Officer Barbrodie, "move along, there is nothing to see here".
__________________
oldschool areodynamic brick
Allegheny Jet is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 08:51 AM
  #3  
Kotts
Recreational Commuter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Central Ohio
Posts: 1,022

Bikes: One brand-less build-up, and a Connondale Synapse Carbon Ultegra Disc. A nicer bike than I need, but it was a good deal, so... ;-)

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 1 Post
"These aren't the Floyds you're looking for..."
- Obi Wan

Last edited by Kotts; 05-20-10 at 11:52 AM.
Kotts is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 09:49 AM
  #4  
The Weak Link
Banned.
 
The Weak Link's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Post-partisan Paradise
Posts: 4,938

Bikes: GF Wahoo '05, Trek T1000 '04, Lemond Buenos Aires '07

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Agree with above. See below.

Please, no satire.
The Weak Link is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 11:48 AM
  #5  
overthehillmedi
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Nanaimo.B.C. The We't coast of Canada
Posts: 1,287
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
who's floyd landis and should I/we care who they are?
overthehillmedi is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 11:53 AM
  #6  
Kotts
Recreational Commuter
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Central Ohio
Posts: 1,022

Bikes: One brand-less build-up, and a Connondale Synapse Carbon Ultegra Disc. A nicer bike than I need, but it was a good deal, so... ;-)

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 3 Times in 1 Post
Originally Posted by overthehillmedi View Post
who's floyd landis and should I/we care who they are?
To find what you seek to the Professional Cycling Forum and/or the Road Cycling Forum go you must. Your answers here you will not find
- Yoda

Sorry, was watching the Star Wars saga with my kid last night...
Kotts is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 12:17 PM
  #7  
oilman_15106
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 6,900
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Doing a mea copa worked for Tiger Woods why not Floyd?
oilman_15106 is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 12:21 PM
  #8  
Tom Stormcrowe
Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset.
 
Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: South Florida
Posts: 16,065

Bikes: Techna Wheelchair and a Sun EZ 3 Recumbent Trike

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 1 Time in 1 Post
Actually, it's all been merged together in Pro
__________________
. “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

"We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant
Tom Stormcrowe is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 01:44 PM
  #9  
BluesDawg
just keep riding
 
BluesDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Posts: 13,545

Bikes: 2018 Black Mountain Cycles MCD,2017 Advocate Cycles Seldom Seen Drop Bar, 2017 Niner Jet 9 Alloy, 2015 Zukas custom road, 2003 KHS Milano Tandem, 1986 Nishiki Cadence rigid MTB, 1980ish Fuji S-12S

Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 163 Post(s)
Liked 12 Times in 7 Posts
Fink Floyd
BluesDawg is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 02:00 PM
  #10  
JanMM
rebmeM roineS
Thread Starter
 
JanMM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Metro Indy, IN
Posts: 15,450

Bikes: RANS V3 ti, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer

Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 461 Post(s)
Liked 14 Times in 14 Posts
Update: The Lloyd Flandis merged discussion is up to 13 pages.
__________________
RANS V3 Ti, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer
JanMM is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 02:40 PM
  #11  
Wogster
Senior Member
 
Wogster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Toronto (again) Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,932

Bikes: Norco Bushpilot (out of commission), Raleigh Delta

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
Update: The Lloyd Flandis merged discussion is up to 13 pages.
And we care, why?
Wogster is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 03:15 PM
  #12  
maddmaxx 
Small Member
 
maddmaxx's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 7,164

Bikes: Diamondback Clarity II frame homebuilt.

Mentioned: 84 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 10534 Post(s)
Liked 10 Times in 9 Posts
Alas, he was never "pink" Floyd.
__________________
We are an empire. Be sure to use it wisely.
maddmaxx is online now  
Old 05-20-10, 03:59 PM
  #13  
ddez
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Alberta,Canada.
Posts: 800
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Meh!
ddez is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 04:48 PM
  #14  
Daspydyr 
Pedals, Paddles and Poles
 
Daspydyr's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Vegas Valley, NV
Posts: 5,447

Bikes: Santa Cruz Tallboy, Ridley Noah, Scott Spark 20

Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 488 Post(s)
Liked 7 Times in 6 Posts
In the dictionary beside the Phrase

"Throwing someone under the bus" is Floyd's picture. Ranks right up there with Kobe tossing Shaq.
__________________
I think its disgusting and terrible how people treat Lance Armstrong, especially after winning 7 Tour de France Titles while on drugs!

I can't even find my bike when I'm on drugs. -Willie N.
Daspydyr is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 05:08 PM
  #15  
BengeBoy 
Senior Member
 
BengeBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
Posts: 6,940

Bikes: 2014 Pivot Mach 5.7 MTB, 2009 Chris Boedeker custom, 1988 Tommasini Prestige, 2007 Bill Davidson custom; 1988 Specialized Stumpjumper

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by Wogsterca View Post
And we care, why?
I think we (the public, I mean) cares primarily because it threatens to bring down Lance.
BengeBoy is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 05:30 PM
  #16  
LAriverRat
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Downey, Ca
Posts: 907
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
cycling is doing this all wrong, every rider should be given the same amount and type of dope so all will be equally "doped". Then the results would be valid because they all will be Doped. As an added incentive they can use a special "short term boost(like nitrous) once a week on any stage they like. This would clear up any advantage from doping, just put them all on it.
LAriverRat is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 05:54 PM
  #17  
tsl
Plays in traffic
 
tsl's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2006
Location: Rochester, NY
Posts: 6,969

Bikes: 1996 Litespeed Classic, 2006 Trek Portland, 2013 Ribble Winter/Audax, 2016 Giant Talon 4

Mentioned: 16 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 66 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Yawn.
tsl is offline  
Old 05-20-10, 05:56 PM
  #18  
DX-MAN
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Posts: 4,788
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Mennonite Boy trying to deflect his own dishonesty with another "lance-cusation".

Wonder if Zabriskie still hangs with FL after this. He's flaky enough, he just might....
DX-MAN is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 09:48 AM
  #19  
HIPCHIP
Lance Legweak
 
HIPCHIP's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Woodland, California, USA
Posts: 830

Bikes: Felt Z-70, GT RTS-2

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Maybe we should change the term "Freds" to "Floyds"?
HIPCHIP is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 10:24 AM
  #20  
Bionicycle
No I'm Not a Pirate!
 
Bionicycle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: The middle of somewhere in Indiana
Posts: 696
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by HIPCHIP View Post
Maybe we should change the term "Freds" to "Floyds"?
Don’t you dare… I’m very proud of being a “Fred” (utility/junk bike type). I don’t have the money necessary for the type of “performance enhancing drugs” that I would need to be a “Floyd”. The only type of performance enhancing drugs I can get, my wife says I don’t need…
Bionicycle is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 10:28 AM
  #21  
rck
Senior Member
 
rck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: monroe (sw) wi
Posts: 1,327

Bikes: cannondale 400st, dean el diente, specialized hybrid

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by tsl View Post
Yawn.
plus 1
rck is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 11:05 AM
  #22  
Wogster
Senior Member
 
Wogster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Toronto (again) Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,932

Bikes: Norco Bushpilot (out of commission), Raleigh Delta

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by BengeBoy View Post
I think we (the public, I mean) cares primarily because it threatens to bring down Lance.
I think that most people outside of the United States, really don't care what happens to Lance. I wonder though, I would have thought becoming a muscle bound dope wouldn't be a good idea in cycling, isn't it a little like horse racing, the lighter the rider the better.

Last edited by Wogster; 05-21-10 at 11:11 AM. Reason: stupid spell checker...
Wogster is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 12:08 PM
  #23  
BluesDawg
just keep riding
 
BluesDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Posts: 13,545

Bikes: 2018 Black Mountain Cycles MCD,2017 Advocate Cycles Seldom Seen Drop Bar, 2017 Niner Jet 9 Alloy, 2015 Zukas custom road, 2003 KHS Milano Tandem, 1986 Nishiki Cadence rigid MTB, 1980ish Fuji S-12S

Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 163 Post(s)
Liked 12 Times in 7 Posts
Originally Posted by Wogsterca View Post
I wonder though, I would have thought becoming a muscle bound dope wouldn't be a good idea in cycling, isn't it a little like horse racing, the lighter the rider the better.
huh?
BluesDawg is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 01:32 PM
  #24  
George
Senior Member
 
George's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Katy Texas
Posts: 5,497

Bikes: Specialized Roubaix

Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 44 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
huh?
+1
__________________
George
George is offline  
Old 05-21-10, 01:53 PM
  #25  
Wogster
Senior Member
 
Wogster's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Toronto (again) Ontario, Canada
Posts: 6,932

Bikes: Norco Bushpilot (out of commission), Raleigh Delta

Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Originally Posted by BluesDawg View Post
huh?
If you have a 5kg plastic bike because you want to save weight, then a 10kg heavier rider, even if it's all muscle from the juice, is to a large extent self defeating, if that race includes any hills. I sometimes think that racing really needs to have two classes, juiced and non-juiced.
Wogster is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.