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Forum: Texas
09-26-09, 09:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By formerbrit

Mike, No issues with the 170s on that track?...

Mike,

No issues with the 170s on that track? I've usually preferred 165s on the steeper tracks (oh hell, all of them! :) ) but some strong guys like 170s as well. I'm more thinking about...
09-26-09, 08:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,767
Posted By formerbrit

Every bike race should be run on a circuit of 1...

Every bike race should be run on a circuit of 1 mile or less, and they should have pits and pit boards for communication.

http://www.nofenders.net/uploaded_images/Pit-Boards---IMS-771714.jpg
...
Forum: Texas
09-26-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By formerbrit

Well, it was only one turd in the bunch. The rest...

Well, it was only one turd in the bunch. The rest were a bunch of guys and kids riding their hearts out and it was a great night. I just wish the officials would have seen that turd, but they were a...
09-26-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,918
Posted By formerbrit

+1 :d:d

+1 :d:d
09-26-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,587
Posted By formerbrit

You mean people who value liberty and oppose...

You mean people who value liberty and oppose government thuggery? I agree. And thank God.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 05:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,221
Posted By formerbrit

You were riding in Mecca or someplace?

You were riding in Mecca or someplace?
09-26-09, 05:32 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,587
Posted By formerbrit

What do you expect? The average cop is hired...

What do you expect? The average cop is hired because they're dumb and pliable. That's the type of moron the .gov wants to give badges and guns to.
Forum: Commuting
09-26-09, 05:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,737
Posted By formerbrit

Almost none of them

Almost none of them
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,733
Posted By formerbrit

They're riding tubulars that are lighter than...

They're riding tubulars that are lighter than your contis. And probably more miles. It's the odds.
Forum: Texas
09-26-09, 08:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By formerbrit

Nice program of racing last night. Andrew...

Nice program of racing last night. Andrew Armstrong looked seriously strong and was dishing out the pain. I left before the Madison. The only negative of the night was that one jerk with the tats...
Forum: Texas
09-26-09, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By formerbrit

No need to put serious money into it yet. The...

No need to put serious money into it yet. The development class is $25 including the bike (bring your own helmet, shoes & pedals if you can.) After that you can rent a track bike for $5 a session...
Replies: 1
Views: 589
Posted By formerbrit

Mark Gorski update

Mark Gorski, 1984 Olympic Gold Medalist in the sprint, is someone I remember as a very nice, quiet young man, with great speed and talent. Just surfing I found this article about him. It's nice to...
09-25-09, 04:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,301
Posted By formerbrit

I like the bikes. I didn't realize Freddy...

I like the bikes.

I didn't realize Freddy was still racing. Good on him! I've always liked him.
09-25-09, 04:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 976
Posted By formerbrit

Theo Bos didn't do it intentionally. If...

Theo Bos didn't do it intentionally.


If he can have the required endurance, he'll leave Cavendish in his wake. But he's got to get to the finish first.
Forum: Texas
09-25-09, 12:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By formerbrit

I shall be there. Good luck to all racing. Have...

I shall be there. Good luck to all racing. Have at 'em!
09-25-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,731
Posted By formerbrit

She is an amazing athlete. Too bad she's...

She is an amazing athlete. Too bad she's retiring after worlds.
Forum: Texas
09-25-09, 07:14 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,168
Posted By formerbrit

Is there a schedule of events? Sprints? ...

Is there a schedule of events? Sprints? Pursuit? Devil takes the Hindmost? Madison? Endurance sounds a bit vague and 90 lap scratch racing doesn't sound like the type of racing that attracts new...
Forum: Texas
09-24-09, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 736
Posted By formerbrit

Thanks.

Thanks.
09-24-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,110
Posted By formerbrit

I agree that you can't expect them to see you. ...

I agree that you can't expect them to see you. Signalling is just one layer of your safety.
09-24-09, 07:44 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,110
Posted By formerbrit

Then how would you suggest signalling a turn? ...

Then how would you suggest signalling a turn? Telepathy?
09-24-09, 07:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,767
Posted By formerbrit

While there getting rid of technology, they...

While there getting rid of technology, they should stop televising the events and prevent internet reporting of the races. That way we can find out who won a race three months after it happened from...
09-24-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,110
Posted By formerbrit

I'd bet a case of Guinness that more than 50% of...

I'd bet a case of Guinness that more than 50% of the drivers on the road do not know the basic hand signals, let alone the rest of the vehicle code.
Forum: Foo
09-24-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,501
Posted By formerbrit

Keith Richards looks great. Considering he...

Keith Richards looks great. Considering he actually died in 1984.
Forum: Foo
09-24-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,501
Posted By formerbrit

Who is that old woman?

Who is that old woman?
09-24-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,110
Posted By formerbrit

Signal a right turn with your right arm. Most...

Signal a right turn with your right arm. Most ninnies on the road today do not know the proper hand signals so we must be more visual with their pea brains.
09-24-09, 07:18 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,731
Posted By formerbrit

Cancellara is brilliant!

Cancellara is brilliant!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-09, 07:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 867
Posted By formerbrit

Ride the wheels off it!

Ride the wheels off it!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-09, 07:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By formerbrit

Yes, but it's been 1-1/2 years. He should have...

Yes, but it's been 1-1/2 years. He should have checked it when he bought it. He could have lost it in the meanwhile.
09-18-09, 07:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,246
Posted By formerbrit

That's a fine speed for a Clyde with just 600...

That's a fine speed for a Clyde with just 600 miles on his legs. Congratulations!
09-18-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By formerbrit

Hire a lawyer. A smart, mean, nasty, hungry and...

Hire a lawyer. A smart, mean, nasty, hungry and honest lawyer. I know they are out there because I am married to one.
Forum: Texas
09-18-09, 07:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 712
Posted By formerbrit

MG, check you PM. We have not been putting...

MG, check you PM.

We have not been putting in many miles. I think I rode 3 days of the last 7, my son only 2. That's why we're doing the 41.

Hope to see more people from BF there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-09, 07:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,411
Posted By formerbrit

Don't expect to get the parts for free. They...

Don't expect to get the parts for free. They need to pay their employees and keep the lights on. It's good to be frugal, it's bad to be a cheapskate.
Replies: 5
Views: 767
Posted By formerbrit

From what you've said, the 52 would seem to fit. ...

From what you've said, the 52 would seem to fit. I agree with MG, most people ride a 1 or 2 cm smaller on a track bike.
09-17-09, 05:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,477
Posted By formerbrit

Is this the best idea they could come up with for...

Is this the best idea they could come up with for spending our tax dollars???
Forum: Recumbent
09-17-09, 04:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,386
Posted By formerbrit

Glad to see Fast Freddy Markham is still at it. ...

Glad to see Fast Freddy Markham is still at it. He was an Olympian in 1976 -- and obviously is still quite fast!
Replies: 16
Views: 3,831
Posted By formerbrit

Powertap track wheel

http://www.wheelbuilder.com/store/wheelbuilder-track-powertap.html

The Wheelbuilder designed Track PowerTap is now available for sale. The same engineer who designed the Saris CycleOps MTB...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,977
Posted By formerbrit

Ti rulz

Ti rulz
09-16-09, 06:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,605
Posted By formerbrit

:wtf: What is this "hockey"?

:wtf: What is this "hockey"?
09-16-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By formerbrit

Don't share bottles with Boonen. <Image...

Don't share bottles with Boonen.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-09, 04:56 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,328
Posted By formerbrit

No worries. Deniro could take Tom Cruise.

No worries. Deniro could take Tom Cruise.
09-16-09, 04:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,705
Posted By formerbrit

Was public stoning not an option?

Was public stoning not an option?
09-16-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By formerbrit

Which begs the question, did the beer vendor "get...

Which begs the question, did the beer vendor "get lucky" that night?
09-16-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,889
Posted By formerbrit

Really really really really really tired of this...

Really really really really really tired of this "brifter" stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-09, 03:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,328
Posted By formerbrit

Looks like she enjoys getting sprayed in the face.

Looks like she enjoys getting sprayed in the face.
09-16-09, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By formerbrit

I wouldnt' give my money to a business...

I wouldnt' give my money to a business irresponsible enough to put a pic like that on their home page. I'm no prude, I like naked ladies, but that's ridiculous and uncalled for when I'm checking it...
09-16-09, 02:52 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 6,962
Posted By formerbrit

That attitude must gather a lot of friends ...

That attitude must gather a lot of friends :rolleyes:
09-16-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,072
Posted By formerbrit

"Climbing" as it were in Missouri can not be...

"Climbing" as it were in Missouri can not be compared to climbing in a place with proper mountains such as coast California, the Sierras or say, Austria or France.

The former has hills and...
09-16-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,652
Posted By formerbrit

Based on that statement, I can discount anything...

Based on that statement, I can discount anything you'd ever post.
Thanks for saving me some time in my busy day.
09-16-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,045
Posted By formerbrit

Better yet, I hope any lowlife who considers such...

Better yet, I hope any lowlife who considers such a thing falls off a cliff on his way to doing it.
09-16-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,636
Posted By formerbrit

Regardless of whether AC is doping (I've seen no...

Regardless of whether AC is doping (I've seen no credible report pointing to that) or not, his VO2 max would put my best ever VO2 max to shame.
And for that, I hate him!!! :)
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