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Old 10-14-15, 10:46 AM
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I was beginning to wonder why this forum became so stale..

I see what's become of this forum...

Anyways, how bout them Dodgers ?

Since when did having fun on a message board become such serious business ?

Back to complaining about bad drivers and news about bike accidents.

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Old 10-14-15, 10:47 AM
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Dodgers were only commendable when Orel Hersheiser ran those parts.


Giants. Nuff said.
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Old 10-14-15, 01:17 PM
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yeah I agree with you Genaro.
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Old 10-14-15, 04:53 PM
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If you think it's depressing here, just stop by the A&S forum. Those people are nuts (I'm sure half of them are secretly sarcastic trolls, egging each other on in jest) and I need a shower after clicking on their wretched forum.

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Old 10-14-15, 05:21 PM
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So... let's stop complaining and start riding.
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Old 10-14-15, 08:00 PM
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So... let's stop complaining and start riding.
Yep Genaro, there's your answer. Fishbulb. Turns out everyone's out riding instead of complaining. See you next rest-day....
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Old 10-15-15, 09:49 AM
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So you guys are complaining about the complaining? I have to admit, that's Olypic level.

Apparently there are some random people providing SAG services up at the shack on GMR? Anybody come across them? It's still too hot for me to want to find out.
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Old 10-15-15, 10:00 AM
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OH, and it's not PC here to talk about FGAA. We cannot talk about someone getting a free lunch because they are overweight. The big ones are beating the normal bodied riders into submission here on this forum.
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Old 10-15-15, 11:28 AM
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OH, and it's not PC here to talk about FGAA. We cannot talk about someone getting a free lunch because they are overweight. The big ones are beating the normal bodied riders into submission here on this forum.
What's that supposed to mean?

Go start a thread in A&S, I bet it goes to 6,000 pages. Each subforum has it's own particular set of norms.
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Old 10-15-15, 11:47 AM
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It means what I wrote.
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Old 10-15-15, 01:43 PM
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Sag support up GRR ? Really ? I may need it.
Was actually thinking about getting out there soon. I need to go outside.
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Old 10-15-15, 09:17 PM
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When Beanz was active on this forum, it was more lively, no question. I'm not questioning the decision to ban him, as I do not have a dog in that fight, but there is no question that his shtick brought a lot of us to this subforum. I enjoyed his annual SART thread.
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Old 10-15-15, 09:24 PM
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No harm in blowing off a little frustration here on BF, just don't get as vitrolic as a George Carlin video! Better yet, go to a sub-forum with cool pics of bicycles; I like the C&V picture threads, and the Gravelbike thread in Recreational Cyclocross is pretty cool too.
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Old 10-16-15, 12:43 AM
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The SAG is a guy who does insurance, blue easy-up. He usually has water some fruit and some gu's
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Old 10-16-15, 02:30 AM
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Originally Posted by trailangel View Post
It means what I wrote.
So here on the SoCal board - The big ones are beating the normal bodied riders into submission here on this forum.

I must confess, I haven't seen that on this board.
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Old 10-16-15, 08:45 AM
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Lighten up.
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Old 10-16-15, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by ZippyThePinhead View Post
When Beanz was active on this forum, it was more lively, no question. I'm not questioning the decision to ban him, as I do not have a dog in that fight, but there is no question that his shtick brought a lot of us to this subforum. I enjoyed his annual SART thread.
About 8 years ago or so this board was great. Monthly group rides / get togethers, everyone got along, etc. Then through a few petty events things fractured and half the board left. Sometime after Beanz got banned. Its really unfortunate and I thought it would get back to that way but it makes you realize how important it is to have people to organize these things.
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About 8 years ago or so this board was great. Monthly group rides / get togethers, everyone got along, etc. Then through a few petty events things fractured and half the board left. Sometime after Beanz got banned. Its really unfortunate and I thought it would get back to that way but it makes you realize how important it is to have people to organize these things.
Off the top of my head I can think of five SD regulars that moved or quit riding.

Beanz is active on FB.
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Old 10-16-15, 10:50 AM
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Originally Posted by calamarichris View Post
If you think it's depressing here, just stop by the A&S forum.
I LOVE A&S. It proves that cycling is serious ****.
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Originally Posted by furiousferret View Post
About 8 years ago or so this board was great. Monthly group rides / get togethers, everyone got along, etc. Then through a few petty events things fractured and half the board left. Sometime after Beanz got banned. Its really unfortunate and I thought it would get back to that way but it makes you realize how important it is to have people to organize these things.
(Check's own join date: Sep 2007.) Oooh, sorry man. My bad.
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Originally Posted by calamarichris View Post
(Check's own join date: Sep 2007.) Oooh, sorry man. My bad.
It wasn't you!
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Funny coincidence though.
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I joined in 2010, and even then it was a lot of fun. There was a good chemistry with the mix of people who frequented the site regularly.
Personally, I don't have as much time as I did back then to post or even ride with my crazy schedule. I am barely maintaining some level of fitness.
Let's plan a GMR ride. May need that SAG support someone was talking about. LOL
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Off the top of my head I can think of five SD regulars that moved or quit riding.

Beanz is active on FB.
And on his blog. His most recent post is regarding his ban from BF.
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I encountered the GMR support on 07/18, the day it hailed. They gave me water and a banana, and I tried to continue on but got drenched and frozen and turned around. It was an insurance company saying they were "giving back to the community." A pleasant surprise!
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