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Track racing "a waste of time and money": Zap(7 posts)

Track racing "a waste of time and money": ZapZaphater
Feb 20, 2002 7:45 AM
that's what Zap says in his current column on the Mt. Bike ragazine website. Wonder what Bob Rodale, who personally funded the Trexlertown velodrome, would think about a Rodale editor saying that?
Zap thinks MTB is a waste of money and time, toomr_spin
Feb 20, 2002 7:55 AM
Motorcycles. Why doesn't everyone ride motorcycles?
re: Zap needs to sprint with Nothstein and..........litespeedcat
Feb 20, 2002 8:12 AM
get his butt kicked!
Pretty much EVERYTHING's a waste of time and money...XXL
Feb 20, 2002 8:16 AM
Depending on how you look at it, you could say that about golf, skiing, Valentines Day, buying a Lexus instead of a Corolla, educating your kids (they can find work with a high school diploma, right?), going to the doctor (if you get sick and die at 40, your defective genes are out of the pool). Track riding has no purpose, mountain biking has no purpose, riding ANYWHERE except to work and maybe the grocery store has no purpose. Certainly it's hard to justify spending $1500 for a bicycle when you can get one at the Salvation Army for 20 bucks (if you're riding for exercise, the heavier, the better). Zap's in the business of creating controversy; I've been in the same business; let him rant. Doesn't hurt anything.
Zap's a hoot.IAM
Feb 20, 2002 8:29 AM
I have always loved his editorials, but don't get too charged up over what he says because he does it on purpose. As the other poster says he is in the business of creating contraversy and usually does a good job.

Have you ever noticed that you laugh while reading his stuff only when he isn't talking about things that you do?

Lighten up, it's only Zap
Zap = the Howard Stern of Cycling Media (nm)brider
Feb 20, 2002 8:48 AM
re: Track racing "a waste of time and money": Zapeschelon
Feb 20, 2002 10:48 AM
Who cares what this burrito eating freeriding queer thinks...freeriding...this term makes me laugh my a55 off everytime someone says it like they really mean it.