Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 04-23-07, 06:54 PM   #1
MICHAELM
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Bikes:
Posts: 333
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Where's RAD?

Although I haven't on the BF a lot lately, every time I do log on I notice he is not around. Is there any scoop? After all, he doesn't know me or even know that he is my mentor.
MICHAELM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:04 PM   #2
gfrance
Senior Member
 
gfrance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New York City
Bikes:
Posts: 1,757
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Well, yes there is and it's rather sad from what I hear. He'll be back better than ever though....soon enough.
gfrance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:07 PM   #3
CastIron
Sensible shoes.
 
CastIron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: St. Paul,MN
Bikes: A few.
Posts: 8,799
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
The man needs time way more than BF.
__________________
Mike
Quote:
Originally Posted by cedricbosch View Post
It looks silly when you have quotes from other forum members in your signature. Nobody on this forum is that funny.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cedricbosch View Post
Why am I in your signature.
CastIron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:08 PM   #4
bdcheung
Carpe Diem
 
bdcheung's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: MABRA
Bikes: 2007 CAAD9; 2014 CAADX; PedalForce CG1
Posts: 13,149
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Life > BF
__________________
"When you are chewing the bars at the business end of a 90 mile road race you really dont care what gear you have hanging from your bike so long as it works."
ΛΧΑ ΔΞ179 - 15% off your first Hammer Nutrition order!
bdcheung is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:08 PM   #5
TheKillerPenguin
Nonsense
 
TheKillerPenguin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Vagabond
Bikes: Affirmative
Posts: 13,235
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 499 Post(s)
I hope whatever he's going through, he gets through in one piece.
TheKillerPenguin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:31 PM   #6
LowCel 
Throw the stick!!!!
 
LowCel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Charleston, WV
Bikes: GMC Denali
Posts: 17,877
Mentioned: 4 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
You should be able to do a search and find it. However, since he has mentioned it on the open forum I guess it's okay to say. He is in the middle of a divorce so for the time being real life is a priority for him over the forum. He is still around from time to time though.
__________________
I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.
LowCel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:37 PM   #7
gfrance
Senior Member
 
gfrance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: New York City
Bikes:
Posts: 1,757
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by LowCel
He is still around from time to time though.
Correct. He's still watching.
gfrance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 07:53 PM   #8
Ih8lucky13
The Truth
 
Ih8lucky13's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Miami
Bikes: Felt f4c, Felt RXC, Guerciotti Khaybar,Guerciotti EM-2, Cervelo P-3.
Posts: 2,290
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
he posted in the Richard Sachs thread today.
Ih8lucky13 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 08:19 PM   #9
55/Rad
Form*r Ho*rd*r
 
55/Rad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: Portland, OR
Bikes: Seven Axiom, Dave Moulton Fuso
Posts: 11,712
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 9 Post(s)
I'm here. Things are improving slowly - my new life is actually quite good but it will still be some time to get over the betrayal and through the "process". I have a brand new build I'm dying to present to the forum but haven't had a chance. I have 2 other amazing projects underway for fellow forum members that I'm beginning to sink my teeth into. Things are OK but it's still a day by day thing.

Thanks for asking - I really appreciate it.

55/Rad
__________________
55/Rad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 08:21 PM   #10
blandin
if x=byh then x+1=byn
 
blandin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Sacramento, CA
Bikes: See signature
Posts: 3,442
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hang in there Rad!!
__________________
'00 TiSports Titanium - DA 9 speed------ '01 KHS Flite 800 - DA/Utegra 9 speed mix
‘02
Ellsworth Flight - Ultegra 10 speed -.'03 Basso Coral - Ultegra 10 speed
'03 Specialized Allez Pro - DA 10 speed .'04 Scattante CFR Limited - DA 9 speed
'05 KHS Flite 2000 - Ultegra 9 speed -... '06 Flyte SRS-3 - DA 9 speed-------
'05 Serotta Fierte - Utegra 10 speed--..-'07 Pedal Force RS - SRAM Force
blandin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 08:32 PM   #11
CastIron
Sensible shoes.
 
CastIron's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: St. Paul,MN
Bikes: A few.
Posts: 8,799
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
1 Day (bike?) at a time, mano.
__________________
Mike
Quote:
Originally Posted by cedricbosch View Post
It looks silly when you have quotes from other forum members in your signature. Nobody on this forum is that funny.
Quote:
Originally Posted by cedricbosch View Post
Why am I in your signature.
CastIron is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 09:32 PM   #12
ViperZ
Baby it's cold outside...
 
ViperZ's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: SK, Canada
Bikes: Trek 5000, Rocky Mountain Wedge, GT Karakoram K2, Litespeed Tuscany
Posts: 7,307
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
We're here for you brother....
__________________
-Trek 5000* -Project Litespeed* -The Italian Job* -Rocky Wedge* -The Canadian Connection*
ViperZ is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 10:00 PM   #13
sverrefehn
Senior Member
 
sverrefehn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Seattle, WA
Bikes: Bianchi FG Lite, Cervelo R3
Posts: 496
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rad, I'm sincerely sorry to hear the news but am glad to hear that it's looking up and getting better for you. I've missed your posts and look forward to seeing the new projects.
Good luck.
sverrefehn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 10:41 PM   #14
Prodigy4299
Senior Member
 
Prodigy4299's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Ottawa, ON
Bikes: 1990 Trek 850, 2005 Cannondale R1000
Posts: 334
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I dunno how much it's worth coming from me, but all the best, Rad. You are an integral part of this forum and you posts are always incredibility informative.

I look forward to your full time return.
Prodigy4299 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 11:18 PM   #15
gonesh9
wonderer, wanderer
 
gonesh9's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: portland, or
Bikes: surly crosscheck, yeti 575, salsa moto rapido, kona ute
Posts: 1,712
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I feel fortunate to be one of the few on here to have ridden with him and got to know him on a personal level. I've got to say that he's the real deal: a strong all-around rider, has a big heart, and those bikes of his look even better in person.

We're all pulling for you, RAD, and I hope you'll come join me on a ride again soon.
__________________
Bicycle-eye
gonesh9 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 11:20 PM   #16
sunninho
Go Titans!!
 
sunninho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Culver City, CA
Bikes: '04 Eddy Merckx Team SC - Record - Rolf Prima Vigor; Andy Hampsten Cinghiale - Dura Ace 7800 - Rolf Elan Aero
Posts: 2,489
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Keep your head up, Rad!
__________________
One must live the way one thinks or end up thinking the way one has lived.
--Paul Bourget
sunninho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-23-07, 11:40 PM   #17
celticfrost
Raising the Abyss
 
celticfrost's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: TTing on the MUP
Bikes: Expensive ones that I ride slowly
Posts: 3,821
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Rad, I hope your next few projects make the day to day stuff a bit better. We're looking forward to the results and the time when life gives you more time to visit the forum.
__________________
"...in Las Vegas where -the electric bills are staggering -the decor hog wild -and the entertainment saccharine -what a golden age -what a time of right and reason -the consumer's king -and unhappiness is treason..."
celticfrost is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 12:25 PM   #18
bigskymacadam
so whatcha' want?
 
bigskymacadam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Charlotte, NC
Bikes:
Posts: 1,709
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 2 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by gonesh9
I feel fortunate to be one of the few on here to have ridden with him and got to know him on a personal level. I've got to say that he's the real deal: a strong all-around rider, has a big heart, and those bikes of his look even better in person.

We're all pulling for you, RAD, and I hope you'll come join me on a ride again soon.
couldn't have said it better. hello from nc.
__________________

Cycling Rocks! | Local Race Photos
bigskymacadam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 12:27 PM   #19
Imachad
Future Spike!
 
Imachad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: Land Of Lincoln
Bikes:
Posts: 208
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rad is Rad
Imachad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 12:31 PM   #20
jimbud
Senior Member
 
jimbud's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Bring warm clothing!
Bikes: Colnago Dream, Kestrel Evoke, Giant XTC Hardtail
Posts: 2,443
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Hang in there Rad!!! All the best to you and all that's yours.
__________________
jimbud is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 12:45 PM   #21
blonduathlongrl
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Bikes:
Posts: 4,927
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
glad to know you are improving
blonduathlongrl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 01:14 PM   #22
dtrain
L-I-V-I-N
 
dtrain's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Stafford, OR
Bikes:
Posts: 4,801
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
You know we're pulling for you, Rad. If there's anything us local B.Forum members can do for you...just let us know.
__________________
"The older you do get, the more rules they're gonna try to get you to follow. You just gotta keep livin', man, L-I-V-I-N." - Wooderson

'14 carbon Synapse - '12 CAAD 10 5 - '99 Gary Fisher Big Sur
dtrain is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 04:33 PM   #23
goldfish
the great shark hunt
 
goldfish's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Manitoba Canada
Bikes: 2005 Cervélo Soloist w/ Campag Chorus (06/07 parts mix), 2001 Cervélo Prodigy w/ Campag Centaur '06, Giant Bowery Fixed-Gear, old steel black '70s bike waiting for FG build, trusty red SS mountain bike waiting for snow-bike build
Posts: 1,334
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by gonesh9
We're all pulling for you, RAD
a big ol' PLUS ONE (+1) from goldfish
goldfish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 04:53 PM   #24
Shifty
Sore saddle cyclist
 
Shifty's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Eugene, OR
Bikes: Road, touring and mountain
Posts: 3,869
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 18 Post(s)
Think about joining us this Sunday for the Monster Cookie, it would be great to see you again, I promise not to be too "shifty" during the ride!
Shifty is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-24-07, 05:07 PM   #25
Lecterman
The Guadfather
 
Lecterman's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Fart Worth
Bikes: Trek, Centurion, Kuwahara coming soon
Posts: 1,090
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Rad,

We're with you bro.

Take your time.
__________________
Are you a registered member? Why not? click here to register. Its free, and only takes 27 seconds!
Help out the forums, abide by our community guidelines.
"Minor bun engine, made Benny Lava!!!"
Lecterman is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:56 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
 
  • Ask a Question
    get answers from real people!
Click to start entering your question.
I HAVE A QUESTION