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Oh my Gawd, I ride like Lance!(28 posts)

Oh my Gawd, I ride like Lance!look271
Apr 2, 2001 3:46 PM
Sort-of. I was reading Bicycling Mag's May issue (no, it's not mine, I just borrowed it, REALLY!), and the interview with LA, and found out that he prefers a 23t cassette, and said that he should probably have a 25! I have a 25! Love spinning up those hills. I rarely stand. I use a 175mm crank;he does too! The similarities are just too overwhelming! :-)
re: Oh my Gawd, I ride like Lance!donalson
Apr 2, 2001 4:02 PM
lol, well i ride like lance in the fact that i have a 175...on my MTB :) lol...hey maybe my rollers (which i'm getting for easter) will learn me how to pedal smoooooooooth and fast, right now i think i'm between 60and 90 on my average cadance, next on my list of things to buy...a heart rate monitor and a computer w/ cadance, (this is after I get my wheels of corse :)

mark

PS i accualy got that mag, and it's mine...of corse i didn't buy it, my mother-in-law and i were at the store, she offered to buy me something, and I had all the other mags i read, so got the bicycling...i know don't flame me :)...sad when you can have read everything in the mag w/ in 30 mins eh?
re: Oh my Gawd, I ride like Lance!look271
Apr 2, 2001 4:07 PM
Amen, bro. I cancelled my subscription about 3 issues after they changed their format a couple of years ago.
Mark :-)
re: Oh my Gawd, I ride like Lance!js
Apr 2, 2001 4:38 PM
do you ride your postal trek with postal yellow jersey, giro helmet, and nike shoes too?
Got the Nike shoes, anyway.look271
Apr 2, 2001 4:58 PM
No Trek-trash for me. A nice bright yellow-black Look kg271 and Specialized helmet.
Bicycling MagGary
Apr 2, 2001 5:53 PM
Ok...I sense there is some issues with Bicycling. I'm just a reader. Offhand I think it's a good mag, humorous, but yes, inundated with manufacturer's points of view. But I can't say that I've found any mag that hasn't been like that...that's one of the main reasons I watch this forum.

So what's the beef with Bicycling?
Let's see...look271
Apr 2, 2001 6:34 PM
No (or rare) substantial, informative, articles. Caters to those of you who have attention-spans of 3 yr olds. Should I go on? Try finding a mag like Cycling +, Cyclesport, or even Velonews. These are written by people who can write sentances rather than 5 word "Blurbs". Other than that, it's a good mag.
try thisDaveG
Apr 3, 2001 5:27 AM
go to your library and check out a copy of Bicycling from 10 years ago and compare to today's content/format. I think that should answer your question. There are subtle differences like articles longer than a page, complete sentences, in-depth reviews and technical articles, more text than ads...
re: Oh my Gawd, I ride like Lance!Bug
Apr 2, 2001 6:04 PM
You are cute. LOL
whats the beef with lancejohn de
Apr 2, 2001 6:24 PM
im not really a fan of his, from what ive seen he is known to be cocky as can be and he's deffinately not the most interesting character in the races...its wierd that the US has this champion and many of us riders dont seem to dig him....has he ever been on the board...did lemond get this or is it just lance
No beef with Lance.look271
Apr 2, 2001 6:29 PM
He's a god. I was just trying to find some similarities that I might have wit him: few, yes, but some.
he's a fredquark
Apr 2, 2001 7:08 PM
and you too
What's a Fred? (nm)Erap Estrada
Apr 2, 2001 7:10 PM
.
Fred and Wilma Flintstone ...Breck
Apr 2, 2001 11:44 PM
Fred,
An unattractive or unintelligent male, as in Fred Flintstone of the television series "The Flintstones".

Wilma,
An unattractive or unintelligent female, as in Wilma Flintstone of the television series "The Flintstones".

source:
SLANG by Paul Dickson ...
(category: teen and high school slang).
Pocket Books, 1998.

cheers
bgcc
dude, wilma is a hottie!!!!jayz
Apr 3, 2001 4:31 AM
huh..huh....huh...
Thx, can't keep up ...Breck
Apr 3, 2001 6:00 AM
In my day we didn't use real names for that expression,
just hotsie-totsie.

"That Wilma, she's a real hotsie-totsie!"

Today got to look it up or rely on some one "in the know".

cheers
bgcc
Poor Freds ... what they need ...Humma Hah
Apr 3, 2001 11:01 AM
... Every guy named Fred in the cycling world has my sympathy. What they really need is for someone named Fred to win the TDF.

Of course, then they'll need a new name and I'll ride by on the cruiser and they'll see "TOM" on the license plate ...
how about...LOL!
Apr 3, 2001 11:45 AM
FRED Rodriguez, reining US national RR champ?
Evidently, that's not enough!Humma Hah
Apr 3, 2001 1:26 PM
But you'd think it would be!
he's a fredlook271
Apr 2, 2001 7:34 PM
johnd or Lance?
no your a fredjohn de
Apr 2, 2001 8:22 PM
you dont want to be a fred
It's uncanny!Dog
Apr 3, 2001 6:14 AM
I'd bet you use a bike with TWO wheels, too! Where will the similarities end? Gee, whiz! Now, if we could just borrow his lungs and legs... :-)

Doug
It's uncanny!LOL!
Apr 3, 2001 6:50 AM
Wow, dis'ed by Doug Sloan! LOL!
just funnin' :-) (nm)Dog
Apr 3, 2001 7:03 AM
Doug
So was I!look271
Apr 3, 2001 12:27 PM
Precipitated a nice little thread, didn't it? :-)
canny really ride? (!) ...Breck
Apr 3, 2001 8:23 AM
canny really ride?,
that boy from plano texas.
plano this and plano that;
plano won the tour de france.
that boy from plano texas,
canny really ride!

cheers from Big Ring
bgcc
It's uncanny!amflyer
Apr 3, 2001 10:50 AM
This is so weird, it's almost spooky...

Lance Armstrong and Me.


Lance Armstrong was born in the United States
I was born in the United States.

Lance lived in Texas, and has driven through Nebraska
I was born in Nebraska, and have driven through Texas.

Lance makes his living riding a bike.
I waste my life riding a bike.

Lance likes to crush his opponents heading into the mountains.
I like to crush beer cans on my head in the mountains.

Lance often trains for long periods on his bike.
I have waited for trains for long periods on my bike.

Lance often dedicates his victories to children and sick people.
All my victories have been over children and sick people.

Lance has downed opponents from Germany, England, Italy and many other countries.
I have downed beers from Germany, England, Italy and many other countries.


I could go on and on, but I think you get the point.
It's uncanny!Skip
Apr 3, 2001 12:41 PM
LMBO - good one.