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Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

OK, you've had a whole year to read it. What did...

OK, you've had a whole year to read it. What did you think? Or are you still waiting to borrow a copy?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,126
Posted By EventServices

that's the problem!

that's the problem!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-18, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

I was in a bike shop last week when the owner...

I was in a bike shop last week when the owner introduced me to a customer as "the guy who started the yelling thread". and the first thing he said was "Wow. I don't ever want to ride with YOU!"
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-17, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Nope, not on every ride. I contend that not every...

Nope, not on every ride. I contend that not every ride needs to be instructional. If you jump into a group ride on a Tuesday with a bunch of strangers and find yourself over your head, you can expect...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-17, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

I don't know, Abe. And if you read what was...

I don't know, Abe. And if you read what was happening in this thread, you'd notice that a lot of people who were incensed by my post in the beginning came around to my way of thinking later. Dr....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Certainly. My latest yell was at a teammate...

Certainly.

My latest yell was at a teammate who ran a stop sign on the Tuesday ride. Had someone blindly followed him through, they would have been hit. He's an idiot.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-17, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Happy Birthday, dear Yelling Thread. Has it been...

Happy Birthday, dear Yelling Thread. Has it been 11 years already?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Nice! Here's a clip from our last trip up...

Nice!

Here's a clip from our last trip up Libby Hill. BEST week ever.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9o-5mHDZt8
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-16, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Warms my heart to hear you say that. Unless...

Warms my heart to hear you say that. Unless you're being sarcastic, then it also warms my heart.



It's when strangers jump on mid-ride and don't realize that it's not just a group of bike...
04-15-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,314
Posted By EventServices

That's what I wondered. In this case, it makes...

That's what I wondered. In this case, it makes sense, surely.
04-15-16, 11:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,314
Posted By EventServices

Taking a different view here. Don't get upset if...

Taking a different view here. Don't get upset if you feel I'm knocking you. I'm not.

You know you finished. Having it in print somewhere doesn't really mean anything, does it?

If it were a...
02-20-16, 08:26 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By EventServices

Two hours before it was due.

Two hours before it was due.
02-20-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By EventServices

Stopped herding cats. Started shooting cats. ...

Stopped herding cats. Started shooting cats.

The final drop-dead deadline was yesterday. So when do you suppose our sponsor decided that they need to review/approve the design despite being...
02-16-16, 02:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By EventServices

I don't wear Oakley or Nike because of their...

I don't wear Oakley or Nike because of their association with the whole era.

To me it's a question of 'how far do I want to go with this?' If it's a situation where I can find the direct link,...
02-15-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By EventServices

We had Craft last year. They were impossible to...

We had Craft last year. They were impossible to work with. They're stuff is pretty good. And we got a deal on their base layers - which is where they really excel. But they totally botched our colors...
02-15-16, 10:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By EventServices

The problem is that we have 300 members. And...

The problem is that we have 300 members. And yeah, we try to push them into three categories: Racer - Club - Tent and Awning.
But even within those categories, the manufacturer makes several...
02-14-16, 07:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,058
Posted By EventServices

Ordering kits - incredibly complicated

First of all, our clothing vendor has been great to work with. But a lot of clothing manufacturers are 'guilty' of creating a needlessly complicated method for ordering team clothing.

At what...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,924
Posted By EventServices

But we're talking bike thefts. And Philly and NY...

But we're talking bike thefts. And Philly and NY lead those
And car thefts would be California.

Detroit has it's problems, but a lot of good things are happening here in the past three years,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,924
Posted By EventServices

And the last time you were in Detroit was when?

And the last time you were in Detroit was when?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-16, 09:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,924
Posted By EventServices

Someone also stole the cinder blocks.

Someone also stole the cinder blocks.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-16, 06:59 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,655
Posted By EventServices

It's entirely rubbish for her to claim that...

It's entirely rubbish for her to claim that someone else put that bike in the pit area without her knowing.
This wasn't a small amateur team at a local race. This was a very experienced national...
01-26-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,534
Posted By EventServices

I don't know if 'mutually exclusive' is the right...

I don't know if 'mutually exclusive' is the right term, but I know of no coaches who teach tactics or techniques. And I don't know of any who teach drills.

I know of a lot of coaches who have...
01-25-16, 10:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,534
Posted By EventServices

But which kind of "coach"? The guy who tells you...

But which kind of "coach"? The guy who tells you how to improve your power numbers? Or the guy who tells you how to race?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-16, 05:29 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,012
Posted By EventServices

My 2013 Madone fought me in every turn. Hated it....

My 2013 Madone fought me in every turn. Hated it. Sold it.

My 2014 Litespeed corners as if it pre-rode the course. Silk.

So yes, bikes can be very different.

Keep a soft grip on the bars....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 08:35 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,118
Posted By EventServices

I don't know what sort of PM can come from...

I don't know what sort of PM can come from actually polishing them. An occasional inspection is helpful, but over-cleaning a bike is, IMO, a waste of time. Having watched enough mechanics wash a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-16, 08:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,631
Posted By EventServices

An old USAF trick is to wear nylons under medium...

An old USAF trick is to wear nylons under medium socks. Learned that at northern tier bases.

I wear thin socks under medium woolies. Either way, you have to give your foot room to move.
And...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,926
Posted By EventServices

Rich Meeker's name on that trophy is all the...

Rich Meeker's name on that trophy is all the tarnish it needs.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-15, 11:44 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,926
Posted By EventServices

By now, I just assume that all of the KOMs in the...

By now, I just assume that all of the KOMs in the world have been set using TT bikes on days with a gale-force tailwind by guys who specifically went out with one purpose: to set that particular KOM....
12-19-15, 09:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,547
Posted By EventServices

They just put up with any eccentricities a frame...

They just put up with any eccentricities a frame or equipment might have. It's part of being a pro.
But there are plenty of stories of riders/teams who have had to paint over good equipment to look...
11-21-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,556
Posted By EventServices

Yeah, it wasn't getting enough traffic, so we...

Yeah, it wasn't getting enough traffic, so we killed it.

But thanks for trying.
11-20-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,556
Posted By EventServices

Plenty of room for more racers at any age,...

Plenty of room for more racers at any age, really.
But you should know that even at the ripe old age of 46 things are very competitive. You'll be racing against people who've been doing it for...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

This is by no means the tail. We've only just...

This is by no means the tail. We've only just begun.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

I yell at riders who play games with traffic and...

I yell at riders who play games with traffic and do stupid things. Mostly, it's to correct a dangerous situation before it turns ugly.

Just to get the thread back on track and give people more...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-15, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Geez, it was right in front of me the whole time.

Geez, it was right in front of me the whole time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-15, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

55/Rad gets "Very nice man" I get "Small world,...

55/Rad gets "Very nice man"
I get "Small world, cycling"

I see how it is.
10-22-15, 01:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By EventServices

All right. You're in. But when you turn 45...

All right. You're in.

But when you turn 45 and have a job with a 6-figure salary, I'll insist you pay your own way.

If I'm alive then.
10-22-15, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By EventServices

I don't fully understand why people need to...

I don't fully understand why people need to receive stuff to race their bike. I think the only people who should be getting free stuff, entry fee reimbursement, or pro deals on bikes are college...
10-19-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,401
Posted By EventServices

That's a pretty elaborate membership agreement. I...

That's a pretty elaborate membership agreement. I had to snicker at the "tradition" that started in 2009. Not knocking it; our Club started in 1888.

Does that club change its kit design every year...
10-02-15, 01:16 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,246
Posted By EventServices

15-year old Gentry Jefferson caught his glasses....

15-year old Gentry Jefferson caught his glasses. Is that Joe Jefferson's kid?
The woman who caught the helmet could be described as petite. She won the scrum.

I don't know who caught the gloves.
10-02-15, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 5,246
Posted By EventServices

I'll watch that part of the video again and again...

I'll watch that part of the video again and again this winter. That was magical. When you compare it to other sports and other winners...



In the post-race press conference, he acknowledged his...
09-30-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,061
Posted By EventServices

Our perspective was a little different. We shot...

Our perspective was a little different. We shot this video on the final lap holding up a sign thanking RVA.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9o-5mHDZt8
09-29-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,061
Posted By EventServices

One of the best parts of this week was that...

One of the best parts of this week was that everyone cheered for everyone. And every group is friendly toward one another. There's no hooliganism, no animosity between two rival teams as they have in...
09-25-15, 07:46 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 29,061
Posted By EventServices

Fast, yes in places. Dangerous? That's up for...

Fast, yes in places.
Dangerous? That's up for interpretation.

I've been driving in that caravan all week, and I can tell you that safety is hammered into us every morning at the drivers meeting. ...
09-23-15, 08:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,302
Posted By EventServices

I was on course today driving behind Houle of...

I was on course today driving behind Houle of Canada. It may have looked more technical on TV than it actually was. There were plenty of places to let the horses run. There were good long stretches...
09-11-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By EventServices

Don't get me started. As for the location,...

Don't get me started.

As for the location, that's where the track officials want it.
As for the parachute pinning method, yeah....
09-11-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,824
Posted By EventServices

Getting a little off topic here, but... Our...

Getting a little off topic here, but...
Our club took all sponsorship logos off the jersey and put only the top givers on the shorts. The return it was bringing our sponsors wasn't worth the mess it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-15, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

And if you're two or three places back, you might...

And if you're two or three places back, you might have to yell to be heard.



Until he takes someone down.



I think you can yell without being a dick about it. The thread isn't called...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Can we try NOT to get this thread locked? Plans...

Can we try NOT to get this thread locked? Plans are underway for the 10th anniversary, and I don't want to get stuck holding 50 t-shirts and a cake shaped like a open mouth.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

Back on topic, we don't have many triathletes...

Back on topic, we don't have many triathletes showing up on any of our group rides. There's one guy who appears on the Tuesday Derby ride on aero bars, and he handles a pace line and pack riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 325,211
Posted By EventServices

I don't know if I would generalize about...

I don't know if I would generalize about triathletes. The ones that I've encountered have had no interest in group rides.



OK, so do your own thing. Bashing other people's choices isn't doing...
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