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Old 07-16-2012, 08:16 PM   #1
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Here I go again on my own-B1k

A few months back I told my riding buddies I was soloing the 1000 in nov but so far I've only been about 50% committed to the idea. There are 1000's of reasons why I shouldn't but daily the idea creeps back into my mind.

I decided the best way to commit to this is start a thread so that when I start doubting it you all can call me a pussy and straighten me out.

Now..... Maybe I should start training.
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:26 PM   #2
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Old 07-16-2012, 08:31 PM   #3
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Training is for pussies. Ride it straight off the couch. With a pack of Marlboros rolled up in your sleeve.
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Old 07-17-2012, 05:01 AM   #4
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Training is for pussies. Ride it straight off the couch. With a pack of Marlboros rolled up in your sleeve.
Heck dont even get off the couch, just wheeler right out of the living room straight to the starting line





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Old 07-17-2012, 07:09 AM   #5
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Yep, you're commited now!

I with brents on this, everyone trains for a race, be original. See how little preperation you can do and still finish. Or see how spectacular you can fail.
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Old 07-17-2012, 07:36 AM   #6
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Great, Now your gonna have to get some support to commit.

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Old 07-16-2012, 08:43 PM   #7
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I've been training for V2R by running. Luckily, my wife runs also. We were doing an 8 mile run on Saturday, and it's like 80 degrees out. About half way thru I turn to her and say with a straight face that I have decided to do the 1000 this year. She just gave me that "look." You know the one.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:42 PM   #8
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I've been training for V2R by running. Luckily, my wife runs also. We were doing an 8 mile run on Saturday, and it's like 80 degrees out. About half way thru I turn to her and say with a straight face that I have decided to do the 1000 this year. She just gave me that "look." You know the one.
Did she use any of these words/phrases? Specifically #1, 4, 5, 6 or 8?

1) Fine
This is the word women use to end an argument when they are right and you need to shut up.
2) Five Minutes
If she is getting dressed, this means a half an hour. Five minutes is only five minutes if you have just been given five more minutes to watch the game before helping around the house.
3) Nothing
This is the calm before the storm. This means something, and you should be on your toes. Arguments that begin with nothing usually end in fine.
4) Go Ahead
This is a dare, not permission. Don’t Do It!
5) Loud Sigh
This is actually a word, but is a non-verbal statement often misunderstood by men. A loud sigh means she thinks you are an idiot
and wonders why she is wasting her time standing here and arguing with you about nothing. (Refer back to # 3 for the meaning of nothing.)
6) That’s Okay
This is one of the most dangerous statements a women can make to a man. That’s okay means she wants to think long and hard before
deciding how and when you will pay for your mistake.
7) Thanks
A woman is thanking you, do not question, or faint. Just say you’re welcome. (I want to add in a clause here – This is true, unless she says ‘Thanks a lot’ – that is PURE sarcasm and she is not thanking you at all. DO NOT say ‘you’re welcome’ . that will bring on a ‘whatever’).
8 ) Whatever
Is a woman’s way of saying F– YOU!
9) Don’t worry about it, I got it
Another dangerous statement, meaning this is something that a woman has told a man to do several times, but is now doing it herself. This will later result in a man asking ‘What’s wrong?’ For the woman’s response refer to #3.
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Old 07-19-2012, 12:44 PM   #9
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fuckin go for it, but Whitesnake sucks
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:40 AM   #10
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Cool man get going on it and I will see you at the race!!! We are going to Baja first week of Aug. to do some pre pre riding
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Old 07-17-2012, 09:59 PM   #11
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Old 07-17-2012, 10:23 PM   #12
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Not sure how you can walk with stones that big.
I'm actually more excited about this adventure in nov. than I am about my own next month
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Old 07-19-2012, 07:29 AM   #13
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Old 07-19-2012, 10:45 AM   #14
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Have you been racing desert racing long? How many RACE miles have you done on you ridden?
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Old 07-19-2012, 11:48 AM   #15
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Have you been racing desert racing long? How many RACE miles have you done on you ridden?
I've never raced desert racing before. I have no RACE miles that I've done on or ridden. I am planning on riding to starbucks every day to train.
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