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I thought that SSFG was bad...

Old 01-19-10, 12:56 AM
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I thought that SSFG was bad...

I just took a quick tour of the first 2 pages of the Road Cycling forum. It's pretty much the same:

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One Water Bottle or Two?
what's your saddle to bar drop?
Specialized Tarmac Expert vs SL2 S Works
Your Most Recent Cycling-related Purchase
I can't find a set-up that doesn't give knee pain
Suggestion for a new wheelset?
Go to first new post Best Road (duh!) Clincher
One of these just showed up on the local CL...
No respect
chain ring is a chain ring? double vs triple
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Old 01-19-10, 02:43 AM
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some of these are hilarious.
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Old 01-19-10, 05:08 AM
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What about the thread about the guy that got his brains squished out?
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Originally Posted by WoundedKnee View Post
What about the thread about the guy that got his brains squished out?
My list was an edited version. Not all threads were listed.
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Old 01-19-10, 08:02 AM
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If you are referring to the cyclist who died in Florida a couple days ago, that sucked big time. Made me sick to read about it.
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Road forum has occasional actual riding info though, here not so much.

Basically though, the only cyclists who are actually pretty cool are single speed mountain bikers. The rest of us are all tools, true story
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Originally Posted by elTwitcho View Post
Road forum has occasional actual riding info though, here not so much.

Basically though, the only cyclists who are actually pretty cool are single speed mountain bikers. The rest of us are all tools, true story
OK dude. I'm off to my boutique LBS to get me one of them SS MTB things....with matching colored parts of course.
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Originally Posted by carleton View Post
I just took a quick tour of the first 2 pages of the Road Cycling forum. It's pretty much the same:

The difference between the roadies and the SS/FG crowd is simple. Roadies actually go out on the road and ride, the FG crowd ride to the nearest empty parking lot and perform silly tricks.
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Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
The difference between the roadies and the SS/FG crowd is simple. Roadies actually go out on the road and ride, the FG crowd ride to the nearest empty parking lot and perform silly tricks.
Stereotype much?
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No I just read the threads.
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Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
The difference between the roadies and the SS/FG crowd is simple. Roadies actually go out on the road and ride, the FG crowd ride to the nearest empty parking lot and perform silly tricks.
Aha.
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Originally Posted by TejanoTrackie View Post
OK dude. I'm off to my boutique LBS to get me one of them SS MTB things....with matching colored parts of course.
You especially
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Old 01-19-10, 11:17 AM
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Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
The difference between the roadies and the SS/FG crowd is simple. Roadies actually go out on the road and ride, the FG crowd ride to the nearest empty parking lot and perform silly tricks.
I'm sure they aren't completely justified in all that they do.

They have similar ad-naseum gear questions. But, you know how skidding is such a phenomenon here? Newbs go ape sh*t over it. What's do the newbs go ape sh*t trying to learn in the roadie forum? Pacelines?
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The 41 in the off-season is kind of a desert. Come back in summer and the difference will be much more pronounced.
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Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
The difference between the roadies and the SS/FG crowd is simple. Roadies actually go out on the road and ride, the FG crowd ride to the nearest empty parking lot and perform silly tricks.
ah, it's a good thing I'm part of both worlds then
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Both sub-forums have their ups and downs. Just take from them the stuff you like and IGNORE the rest.
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Both sub-forums have their ups and downs. Just take from them the stuff you like and IGNORE the rest.

Oh, c'mon man, you're being waaaaay too rational.
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Originally Posted by Saddle Up View Post
The difference between the roadies and the SS/FG crowd is simple. Roadies actually go out on the road and ride, the FG crowd ride to the nearest empty parking lot and perform silly tricks.
I'd hardly call suiting up in matching spandex kit to go to Starbucks a "ride", but stereotyping is equal-opportunity, don't you think?
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this forum sucks, but i like it.
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this forum sucks, but i like it.
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this forum sucks, but i like it.
There's always tarck...
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Old 01-19-10, 03:35 PM
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There's always tarck...
I lurked on Tark once. ONCE.

It's like the Monty Python Show over there:

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hipsters and freds, bikeforums is full of both.
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I just wish the actual Track subforum on BF was more active. I KNOW some of you race track, but you post in this technicolor cesspool of oury grips and deep v's instead of the forum for actual track cycling.
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