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Any golfers out here?(21 posts)

Any golfers out here?spankdoggie
Mar 6, 2002 9:33 PM
I am a golfer, too.

I own a Serotta CSi with Ksyriums, and full Dura Ace (very true, cost me over $5,000 dang it). I had the Sidi Genious 4s and Speedplay 2s, but my right foot kept cramping. I put my mountain bike frogs and shimano mountain bike shoes on the Serotta.

Anybody else here love to golf? I am trying to break 90.
My turn-onsLonely Heart
Mar 6, 2002 9:52 PM
Yes, I golf. Even more than golf, I love golfers with plenty of disposable income and feet prone to cramping. Why don't you meet me at the putting green at the Longridge Country Club at 9:30 this Saturday? Maybe we can "break 90" together.
re: Any golfers out here?Woof the dog
Mar 6, 2002 11:06 PM
you are definitely trying to start a flame war. Please people, lets not feed the trolls.

I'll spank yourass

Woof.
Dalai Lamahusker
Mar 7, 2002 4:00 AM
So I'm doing a century in Tibet, and who should be on my wheel? The Dalai Lama himself. He starts sucking my wheel for miles and miles, so I finally ask him, "Hey Lama, how 'bout taking a pull on the front." He just shook his head and said, "NO, but on your death bed, you will achieve total consciousness. So I got that going for me."
Which is nice. nmHap
Mar 7, 2002 10:50 AM
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Certainly not!Spoke Wrench
Mar 7, 2002 6:26 AM
A few years ago I was bicycling with my neighbor past a country club at 5:30 in the morning. Some of those guys were already out golfing at that early hour and in a light rain yet. Those guys are CRAZY!
re: Any golfers out here?Bike Fool
Mar 7, 2002 6:40 AM
Oh yeah...
My perfect day is 30 in the morning, nice brunch/lunch and 18 in the afternoon.
I build and manage golf courses for a livingBikinCO
Mar 7, 2002 6:49 AM
I don't play much, it takes away from my time on the bikes.
I hear ya...greg n
Mar 7, 2002 6:59 AM
I live on a course, but don't play much. It takes too long. I'd rather be riding. But in regards to breaking 90, I'm fortunate to have started playing at an early age. I'm lucky if I play a couple rounds a year, but I can still shoot in the 80s to low 90s.
4 handicap hereBikinCO
Mar 7, 2002 8:14 AM
That was a decade ago.

I grew up on the golf course. I played my entire life, through college and a few years after. I spend the entire day working on the golf course so the last place I want to be when I am off work is on a golf course. I plan on playing more this year. We opened last summer, so I will have a more relaxed schedule this year.

BTW we are nominated for Golf Digest's "Best new Upscale Public Course in the Country".
Golf = TailwindripSRV
Mar 7, 2002 7:12 AM
Golf is more difficult than cycling. Granted, It doesn't require the pure fitness of riding a bike.

Golf requires more skill and complete control and coordination of the body. I love both, but it's really hard to be good at both because each takes too much time.

I only play golf now when it's a free company event. I played in leagues a few years ago and got my handicap down to 14. I quit that scene because each outing takes about 5 hours. I can get more excercise and gratification from a two hour bike ride.

This year I'm focussing on commuting to work because spending time with my two kids and wife is more valuable to me than personal hobbies.

My best cycling accomplishment is probably the double century I did in 8 hours and 4 minutes in 1984.

My best golf score is 82. It's really hard to break 90. I would say breaking 90 is equivalent to breaking the hour in a 40K TT. Of course the two have nothing in common, but I'm just rambling. Have a good day and keep golfing.
golf is just a tremendous waste of water and space. nmraboboy
Mar 7, 2002 8:56 AM
golf is just a tremendous waste of water and space. nmmarkmark
Mar 7, 2002 9:48 AM
What a tremendous thought on picking and chosing a sport or activity to flame. Gosh what will you think of next...?

mark
golf is just a tremendous waste of water and space. nmraboboy
Mar 7, 2002 1:42 PM
aren't you being generous when you use the word 'sport'? :)

Seriously, do you know how much water is used to keep a golf course looking pretty? I don't think that can be justified. How much do you pay each year in water taxes??? Aren't you tired of water 'blackouts' during the summer months?
golf is just a tremendous waste of water and space. nmTJeanloz
Mar 7, 2002 2:50 PM
Do you know how much asphalt is used to keep roads looking pretty? Cycling isn't exactly a low infrastructure sport. And remember, roads were paved for bicycles, cars only came into the equation later.
never thought id live to see the day you said something so dumbSpirito di Finocchio
Mar 7, 2002 4:30 PM
and i mean that as a compliment as if anyone here is consistenetly sharp and full of logic its would be you...

but how much wear do you figure road bikes make on a normal paved road?

think about it.

i understand that your emotions may have been out as golf might be something you are passioante about but please keep some lucidity when using logic.

;-)
I'd rather watch paint dry. (nm)grzy
Mar 7, 2002 9:58 AM
Yep.Troyboy
Mar 7, 2002 11:19 AM
USGA and PLGA member here. Regular tournament player and local club member as well. Unfortunately my next PLGA tourney won't be until the Nevada Open in May at Primm. Got several other club tourneys before that. Just got back from great Utah ski trip. Second UT trip of the season.
Yep, correctionTroyboy
Mar 7, 2002 11:40 AM
SCGA, not USGA. So many associations and federations, etc......
Golf = Freds w/out Bikes NMSpirito di Finocchio
Mar 7, 2002 1:31 PM
Thanks for the comments...you guys are pretty cool.spankdoggie
Mar 7, 2002 10:48 PM
But raboboy, I would like to grab your skinny azz, and throw you like a stick my dog will be chasing.

Raboboy, why don't you change your name to tunnelvision? There is a world out there. I love riding bikes. I ride from San Francisco over the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito all the time; only 20 miles, very hilly, but biking is my first love.

You can thank the entire infrastructure for the sport of road biking you silly environmentalist wacko.