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Old 01-04-16, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by JimiMimni
Making the BVV community-oriented is Doug's big goal! He's all about the total interest in the facility, not just racers. I'm guessing that's a pretty unique outlook among the 'dromes of the States.
Please don't call it a "'drome"

If "velodrome" is too long, just call it a "track"

'Drome is like calling San Francisco 'Frisco.
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At DLV, everyone who shows up for a race gets 1 point for participating. So, everyone on the board has been to at least 1 race.
Should that not be Dick Lane Velodrome?
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Originally Posted by taras0000
Should that not be Dick Lane Velodrome?
I'm not against abbreviations, just a few of them.

DLV is 3 syllables.
Dick Lane Velodrome is 5 syllables, and it's the initials.

'Drome has always been weird to me like 'Frisco. San Francisco residents seem to be OK with people calling the city San Francisco, SF, "The City" (if you are in the bay area), but cringe when you say 'Frisco...kinda like when people call me Carl.

But, hey, I also hate the word "fixie"...but that cat is already out of the bag
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Hey does anyone want to race their fixie around the 'drome with me this year?
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Originally Posted by carleton
I'm not against abbreviations, just a few of them.

DLV is 3 syllables.
Dick Lane Velodrome is 5 syllables, and it's the initials.

'Drome has always been weird to me like 'Frisco. San Francisco residents seem to be OK with people calling the city San Francisco, SF, "The City" (if you are in the bay area), but cringe when you say 'Frisco...kinda like when people call me Carl.

But, hey, I also hate the word "fixie"...but that cat is already out of the bag
So would fixiedrome be totally annoying.
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Originally Posted by carleton
Please don't call it a "'drome"

If "velodrome" is too long, just call it a "track"

'Drome is like calling San Francisco 'Frisco.
One of the new nicknames for the OTC track in the Springs is "Coverdrome." Cringy?!

Anyways, I need to go practice for bicycleoval.
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I'm surprised that neither Alpenrose nor Brian Piccolo has been mentioned - I would guess that both are also pretty busy, at least on the racing side? Anyone here local to either?

Edit: Or the Frisco (not 'Frisco) Super[velo]drome , for that matter?

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Originally Posted by SprintzNKiloz
Hey does anyone want to race their fixie around the 'drome with me this year?
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So would fixiedrome be totally annoying.
Originally Posted by JimiMimni
One of the new nicknames for the OTC track in the Springs is "Coverdrome." Cringy?!

Anyways, I need to go practice for bicycleoval.
Originally Posted by Koogar
Edit: Or the Frisco (not 'Frisco) Super[velo]drome , for that matter?
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"Training sesh at the fixie 'drome, brah?" would probably cause me to choke someone.
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Originally Posted by carleton
"Training sesh at the fixie 'drome, brah?" would probably cause me to choke someone.
Sadly I probably know some people who talk like this.
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How's a locally accepted term like Asheville's Mellowdrome?

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Originally Posted by carleton
"Training sesh at the fixie 'drome, brah?"
If I ever make it down to DLV I'm definitely going to use this as my icebreaker.
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Originally Posted by dunderhi
How's a locally accepted term like Asheville's Mellowdrome?
I see that I'm fighting a losing battle here

Originally Posted by taras0000
If I ever make it down to DLV I'm definitely going to use this as my icebreaker.
"What happened to Taras??"
"Oh, man. You didn't hear? Some weirdo at DLV started choking him out of nowhere..."
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Pffft...if you want to race with the pros, then you gotta train like it's your only job.
maybe if i didn't grow up in the hood...
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Originally Posted by carleton
"What happened to Taras??"
"Oh, man. You didn't hear? Some weirdo at DLV started choking him out of nowhere..."
I was hoping it would be in turn 4
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Originally Posted by carleton
"Training sesh at the fixie 'drome, brah?" would probably cause me to choke someone.
I run an indoor mtb park and want to bang my head against the wall every time I hear "sesh & brah" in the same sentance. "Killer sesh brah".....
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