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January 27th Philadelphia's Hour of Power alleycat

Old 12-12-06, 01:36 PM
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January 27th Philadelphia's Hour of Power alleycat



one of the many upcoming races/parties/fundraiser type stuff for the pbma...
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Old 12-13-06, 03:29 PM
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here is the finalized flyer.. some typos and a little clue on what the race is going to be about..
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Old 12-18-06, 09:02 AM
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I'll be doing this, 25 stops jesus christ
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woah. whats the logic behind charging non messengers more???
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Originally Posted by CF4L
woah. whats the logic behind charging non messengers more???
Well, Gavin, if you come down for this, you can stay at my place (I live here now). That can save you some money.
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Old 12-18-06, 02:38 PM
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well logically, it can be for one or more of the following reasons
--messengers deserve to pay less
--non-messengers deserve to pay more
--messengers are poor
--non-messengers are rich
--the organizer desires to decrease the number of non-messengers
--the organizer desires to increase the number of messengers
--the organizer desires to confer differential social status upon messengers and non-messengers
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Old 12-18-06, 05:21 PM
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Originally Posted by CF4L
woah. whats the logic behind charging non messengers more???
we have done this before. The race was the 666 race. All working messengers didn't have to pay. Non messengers paid like 5 bucks. The main reason why we do it for some races. Most of the working messengers are paying members of the philadelphia bicycle messenger association or volunteer at every alleycat we do. So, we want to give them a brake sometimes.

Either way. 10 bucks for a race is in the norm lately. I hope we haven't made anyone upset..

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Old 12-18-06, 10:30 PM
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buck up and pay the extra 3 dollars?

ok, good. then that's set.

proceed with the complaining about the 25 stops in one hour...
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Old 12-19-06, 06:12 AM
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Originally Posted by MadeInKIM
Well, Gavin, if you come down for this, you can stay at my place (I live here now). That can save you some money.
I might just have to take you up on this...

Originally Posted by dailey_philly
Most of the working messengers are paying members of the philadelphia bicycle messenger association...
see... exactly the sound logic i was hoping for... Also, an extra 3 bucks would not be the difference between me driving all the way from Albany and not, I was just curious tis all. But I assure all of you, I will do my best to make it...
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Old 12-21-06, 02:25 PM
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Originally Posted by genericbikedude
well logically, it can be for one or more of the following reasons
--messengers deserve to pay less
--non-messengers deserve to pay more
--messengers are poor
--non-messengers are rich
--the organizer desires to decrease the number of non-messengers
--the organizer desires to increase the number of messengers
--the organizer desires to confer differential social status upon messengers and non-messengers
i am not a messenger, and i am by NO MEANS rich. and yes i see do the sarcasm in your reply, but just sayin'

if i decide to do this it will be my first race. I'm slightly intimidated. Should i be, or should i just go and try to have some fun
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Old 12-22-06, 09:06 AM
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Originally Posted by jeac
i am not a messenger, and i am by NO MEANS rich. and yes i see do the sarcasm in your reply, but just sayin'

if i decide to do this it will be my first race. I'm slightly intimidated. Should i be, or should i just go and try to have some fun
just go and have fun. my first race was in philly and i think it might have been my favorite. its a great city to race in.

it has been mentioned here time and time again, but 99.9% of alleycats are a very friendly place. so just go and ride you ass off and have a great time.
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top this race is going to be good. winning messenger will get a custom reload bag as well as a cetma work rack. https://www.cetmaracks.com.. other sponsors are as followed

pabst
freight baggage
cadence clothing
4916 clothing
Trackstar
Philly new Print Collective
Bicycle Revolutions
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Old 01-16-07, 01:01 AM
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****. i'll be on tour, of course. everyone have fun.
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Old 01-25-07, 09:30 AM
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Two days left. The weather looks like deep freeze tomorrow then a little warmer on Saturday. Good weather for a race. Who's gonna be there? Max, Ashley, ...Buehler?
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Old 01-25-07, 11:11 AM
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i'll be there lets get a special before the race
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I am special. Oh, "a special."
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Old 01-26-07, 12:13 AM
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get ready for a nice cold race... I'm bringing the powers... my hour of power will be with powers whiskey
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Old 01-26-07, 10:23 PM
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up! this is tommorow, come race!
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Mike, let me borrow that evo today. I don't feel like lugging around my NY chain.
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I had to leave pretty much right after i finished.
I know i didn't do too well, but i'm curious how it all turned out.
Guys, Girls, Local, out-of-town, dft...
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Pictures are up at the demon cats site:
https://demoncats06.phanfare.com/album/200085/260660
Max you get no photo love. Why? Unfair!
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