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Old 10-25-11, 02:17 PM
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Rock racing resurrected!

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Old 10-25-11, 02:48 PM
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Why oh why...
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it's just the clothing line, not the pro team. from what I can tell anyway in the 20 second glance I took at the website.
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Originally Posted by ravenmore View Post
it's just the clothing line, not the pro team. from what I can tell anyway in the 20 second glance I took at the website.
Phew, what a relief. I'd heard about that already.

Rock Racing Forever! Or until they realize the finances are just a house of cards!
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Still, I love them because Snobs hate them!
One more year of turning their stomachs!

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Snobs don't hate them...people with taste and sense dislike them.
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What's the story behind this team/brand?
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Originally Posted by Inertianinja View Post
What's the story behind this team/brand?
Woah boy...

It's the stuff of hilarity and legend.

In short, they hired a bunch of ex-dopers and 'badboys' before neglecting to pay their salaries and were stingy with things like jerseys. They also painted their bikes with spray paint at one point.
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Originally Posted by Inertianinja View Post
What's the story behind this team/brand?
They were the pro cycling equivalent of The Jersey Shore...
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They were the pro cycling equivalent of The Jersey Shore...
Word!
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Originally Posted by Inertianinja View Post
What's the story behind this team/brand?
They were a team of vagabonds that won local races and were banned
from competing in Europe because the establishment didn't like them.

You'll find a lot of cycling elitists who can't even stand the mention of their name.
They go into convulsions of hatred and wrath and foam at the mouth!!!
Then, they hurl personal insults at anybody who likes them (...wait for it...).

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Sounds like fun guys to "hang" with!
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How many former members have been perma banned for drugs? I know the face-tattoo guy has.
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Originally Posted by ravenmore View Post
They were the pro cycling equivalent of The Jersey Shore...
Okay...If there was ever a more apt description of a cycling team, this is it. They were like a really idiotic politician....they just made you pay attention to them...whether you wanted to or not.



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Isn't the founder in the "big house" somewhere for fraud and dope dealing or something like that?
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Oh oh...coming from you, should I "cue" the **** acronym?
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Isn't the founder in the "big house" somewhere for fraud and dope dealing or something like that?
Nope.
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Originally Posted by baj32161 View Post
Okay...If there was ever a more apt description of a cycling team, this is it. They were like a really idiotic politician....they just made you pay attention to them...whether you wanted to or not.

I didn't
EXACTLY! Smart man.

That's like the guy who walks into the Dr.'s office and complains about feeling pain when they
hit their head with their hand and the Dr tells them to don't hit their head with their hand.
When it comes to gossip on the Interwebs, everybody controls their own mouse.
Even those who would complain about a thread...and keep posting on it!
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How many former members have been perma banned for drugs? I know the face-tattoo guy has.
Like, 90% of them (if not 100%).
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Originally Posted by 2ndGen View Post
They were a team of vagabonds that won local races and were banned
from competing in Europe because the establishment didn't like them.

You'll find a lot of cycling elitists who can't even stand the mention of their name.
They go into convulsions of hatred and wrath and foam at the mouth!!!
Then, they hurl personal insults at anybody who likes them (...wait for it...).


How is this? Is there a basis for this statement or is this your opinion? Do you like them?
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koool! I hear Berlusconi is the new direttore sportivo...
off season I hear they have positions in trash collection in So. Italy...

41 topic O da month
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Originally Posted by duckracer View Post
Sounds like fun guys to "hang" with!
They "were".

Compare the two...




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I'm intrigued.

And, as someone who watches The Jersey Shore religiously with my fiancée, beer, and Chinese food, I am excited to see more.
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