Bicycle thread

Discussion in 'Sports' started by Zodiac, Jul 10, 2006.

  1. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    a copy of the June issue of Outside. There's a great article on the L'Eroica.
  2. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    oh nothing......really:razor
  3. Askel

    Askel Perma-n00b

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    Da UP, eh.

    Whoa. Girl/Pugsley action. :drif
  4. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    Have you seen the Jones bike with the 4" tires? Very sweet in Ti:D
  5. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    Ode to Pugsley

    I'll admit I had my doubts, Pugsley. In a sport that cherishes sleek and thin, you were excessive and obese. You wore the purple remnants of somebody's bad '90s ecstasy trip, and even when they finally painted you gray, I could still see your skewed fork and crooked frame and offset rims — purposeful deformations just to make room for all that excess fat. But once I finally took the plunge, I was amazed at your strength and grace. You plowed over boulders like they weren't even there, then floated atop sand like you weighed an ounce. When the winter finally came, with our powder-blasting downhill rides and soft trail traverses, I knew it was love.

    It's true what they say, Pugsley: Once you've had fat, you can't ever go back.​

    :pot
  6. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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  7. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    They look better on wimmens Sorta not work safe hence the link

    Cipolini looks all right in one
    [​IMG]

    This dood? Not so much!
    [​IMG]

    :eek1

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  8. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    I've heard about that. Neat ride. ?Read it on Pez?

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  9. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    Nah, this morning in the June Outside.

    :D

    About them skinsuits... I'm not super hip in the tri world, but I don't think I've seen too many of those, if any. TTs, for sure, but I think it would suck running in one and would for sure suck trying to transition out of one.

    And the Spiderman d00d? Soooo many faulty branches in that decision tree.
  10. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Tri doods do their thing in tri-suits, not skinsuits. Skinsuits are for TTs, track, and cyclocross. Things where you race then yer done. :nod

    [​IMG]

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  11. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    :scratch

    More or less said that. That's why I wasn't connecting skinsuits to triathlon. They got nuthin to do with each other. :wink:


    I think Askel and skibum are just shy.

    Wrap 'em up lads and show 'em off!

    :rofl
  12. Gummee!

    Gummee! That's MR. Toothless

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    Oh, lordy! Not that!

    :nono

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  13. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    It's only Sunday away.

    :evil
  14. Oznerol

    Oznerol Motion Enthusiast

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    Yeah, I heard about what happened to Old Webs; That was my favorite trail there, too. Still, there's plenty of other good stuff to warrant the drive.
  15. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    Hoooooo...

    I'm not above spending some dosh on a bike, but with frames starting at over 3-large???

    Nothing that wrong with a Pugsley in my book.
  16. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    what he said:poser
  17. skibum69

    skibum69 slave to gravity

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    I dig the Pugsley too-I already have 2 Surly's
  18. Askel

    Askel Perma-n00b

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    Da UP, eh.

    And no matter what, you're still pretty much stuck with large marges and endomorphs. :dunno.
  19. Askel

    Askel Perma-n00b

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    Don't tempt me. I misplaced most of my dignity long ago, I ain't got much left to lose. :deal :evil
  20. Bimble

    Bimble In giro in moto

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    :webers