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Old 04-03-2013, 08:09 PM   #28006
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When was this?

We got a couple of medals some time back in track and field events.

Last Olympics nothing but we netted >1 gold in the Paralympics.
I don't remember. Years ago.
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Old 04-04-2013, 04:47 AM   #28007
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Hello, all:

unfortunately for me, I only have time for just riding around.
That is one gnarly looking trail.
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Old 04-04-2013, 09:46 AM   #28008
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unfortunately for me, I only have time for just riding around.
Me too! The fact that it is exercise while having so much fun is a bonus
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Old 04-04-2013, 06:41 PM   #28009
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There seems to be part of a six pack of this in my hotel fridge. Some Stone too.
There has been some Dig, and Summersault as well.
mmMMM!



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Old 04-05-2013, 08:13 AM   #28010
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7 weeks left until the USA Cycling Pro Road & Time Trial National Championships comes to town. Any inmates interested in spectating along the route can PM me.

http://www.usacycling.org/2013/pro-r...rial-nationals
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:00 AM   #28011
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Headed back to the OC for the weekend. I'll park the bike and pile a bike into the Murano and head back here. There may just be a beer in my wine cellar.

Hope so, there is some garage time that needs spent, and since my garage is heated, (south side of the building, faces east. ), I'll be needing some cooling.
Need to check/replace the clutch slave, change oil, re-torque the heads and change tires. We'll see how much of that I can get to in part of a day.

The good news is I'll have the Roubaix with me when I get back here, and I'll only be here to the Friday before Memorial Day. Then I hope it's home for good.


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Old 04-05-2013, 11:20 AM   #28012
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Pissed Trail vandalism

Somebody went to a favorite local trail last night and destroyed every single wooden bridge out there, leaving the trail completely unrideable.



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Old 04-05-2013, 11:28 AM   #28013
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What a dick move. WTF is wrong with people?

Any ideas who it could have been?
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Old 04-05-2013, 11:31 AM   #28014
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That is horrible! I have heard of this kind of thing happening before, and I can not fathom a situation that could arise in my life that would make me vandalize property.

Maybe I was raised right, or something

Can the bridges thrown into the creek be easily put back in place? They do not look torn up from the pictures. Also, the first picture is an easy fix, just need a box of nails and new cut-to-length 2x4s. Defiantly a bad thing to do, but not completely destroyed thankfully.

Unless of course reality is worse than the pictures show
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:12 PM   #28015
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What a dick move. WTF is wrong with people?

Any ideas who it could have been?
Possibly, but nothing concrete yet. These pictures don't tell the full story because there are in fact many more bridges spread out over a distance of 1.5 miles that were destroyed. To go to those lengths is more than just a random act of vandalism; it suggests a deliberate effort to drive riders off the trail entirely.

What we need to do now is find out if any of the 60+ riders who use that trail had a dispute with someone - possibly one of the homeowners in that area - that was of a nature serious enough to trigger this sort of extreme response.
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Old 04-05-2013, 12:16 PM   #28016
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Can the bridges thrown into the creek be easily put back in place? They do not look torn up from the pictures. Also, the first picture is an easy fix, just need a box of nails and new cut-to-length 2x4s. Defiantly a bad thing to do, but not completely destroyed thankfully.

Unless of course reality is worse than the pictures show
As I said in another post, these are just two of many bridges that were destroyed. We could of course rebuild them, but anyone determined enough to do this kind of damage the first time, could be counted on to do it again and again. I think their goal is pretty clear: they don't want riders using that trail, and they're prepared to go to extreme lengths to bring that about.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:02 PM   #28017
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Fmtt

Wait a few weeks - then offer a nice reward. The guy who did it will talk and one of his buddies will turn him in for the reward.
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Old 04-05-2013, 10:09 PM   #28018
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Man same stuff happening here... Someone shoveled out several large berms (like 20ft long and 4ft high and log reinforced) on the trials...not to mention some dipsh** rode a horse down all the trails when they were real muddy...now theres 6" deep hoof prints everywhere ... I would love to slap em upside the head for that crap....
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Old 04-06-2013, 04:40 AM   #28019
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I came to the conclusion long ago that some people are just, well, cunts. They didn't get any love from their mummy or something so they go through live hating everything and everyone. All you can hope for is to not cross paths with assholes like that.

Sorry to hear about the trail - sounds like it was well-used. I really hope you get it rideable again real soon.
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Old 04-06-2013, 05:26 AM   #28020
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I came to the conclusion long ago that some people are just, well, cunts. They didn't get any love from their mummy or something so they go through live hating everything and everyone. All you can hope for is to not cross paths with assholes like that.

Sorry to hear about the trail - sounds like it was well-used. I really hope you get it rideable again real soon.
We're having a work-day out there today to start repairing some of the damage. Apparently two bridges were rebuilt yesterday, since the trail was closed. Since the trail is now officially recognized by the county and is built on county owned land, it's now become a criminal matter, and the police are involved.
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