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Ginsing Up and Erection Situation(26 posts)

Ginsing Up and Erection Situationohmk1
May 22, 2002 10:36 AM
My buddy suggested I try a Ginsing fortified drink before a century this past Sunday. I think it was called Ginsing Up. He said it gives a real rush, better even than Red Bull. I didn't experience any rush, I did however experience a very embarassing, and uncomfortable erection while riding. It lasted for about the first 40 miles of the ride. Anyone experience this type of situation with Ginsing? I for one will never try it again.
re: Ginsing Up and Erection Situationmickey-mac
May 22, 2002 10:40 AM
"I for one will never try it again."

Not even off the bike? You know, they're not always embarrassing and uncomfortable. ;-)
re: Ginsing Up and Erection Situationnyedid in SoCal
May 22, 2002 10:40 AM
well, the name might have given me pause. :).
re: Ginsing Up and Erection SituationRandy_Luttbicher
May 22, 2002 11:01 AM
H ah that is too freaking funny. Ride hard I allways say but that's too much dude!!!

Sounds like to much goody for the woody!!!!!! Youve now got a stcik shift and two ball bearings so you ought to be faster now!!!!

Maybe my cousens friend could use that stuf ince he took too many drugs in the 80s and now he is inpetent!!!!!

Ride HARD (HA HA HA ) and drink cold brewskyies !!!!

40 miles!?! That's about 2 hours! Either you were...floatch
May 22, 2002 11:00 AM
drafting a Swedish bikini team, or your buddy pulled a fast one on you and spiked your drink with a well-known Pfizer product that rhymes with Niagara.
40 miles!?! That's about 2 hours! Either you were...ohmk1
May 22, 2002 11:31 AM
Actually, I think my buddy was pulling a fast one on me. I just related the story to a co-worker (originally from Hong Kong), and he said Asians have been using Ginsing to put lead in your pencil (his words, not mine!!!) for centuries!!! My buddy is a known practical joker, I should have known better.
I will get my revenge!!!
sorry-- but the image i got of you riding was hilarious! (nm)ColnagoFE
May 22, 2002 11:29 AM
hilarious?-not reallyohmk1
May 22, 2002 11:40 AM
I guess it's kind of funny now, but the reality is that my day, and overall time was effected by the situation. for the first 40 or so miles my average speed was around 12-15 mph-considerably slower than what I was hoping to achieve.
Did you stop at any rest stopsPhatMatt
May 22, 2002 11:45 AM
And if so did you get off the bike. That would be bad standing in line to use the can.

Speaking of rest stopsmickey-mac
May 22, 2002 11:53 AM
The restroom at one of the rest stops might have provided a good location to . . . . Oh, never mind.
oh god!;re killing me with these images in my head (nm)ColnagoFE
May 22, 2002 12:41 PM
doesn't help with shorts durability either I suppose...nmelviento
May 22, 2002 11:45 AM
Product spokesman opportunitygrandemamou
May 22, 2002 11:46 AM
Jared made a mint off of Subway. Maybe you could be the next "big" spokesman.
thanks for the 'heads up' (nm)Crankist
May 22, 2002 11:52 AM
good one! Thats a hard act to follow (nm)grandemamou
May 22, 2002 1:07 PM
are you 17 years old?DougSloan
May 22, 2002 12:29 PM
A 40 miler? That's hilarious.

You know every last one of the guys here, maybe even the women, too, are going to rush out and buy a case of the stuff.

A funny side note:
Now, if you were Cippo...Ahimsa
May 22, 2002 1:55 PM
...or any rider possessing some talent with the fairer sex, you'd have begged off the ride for a more appropriate recreation. Much better exercise anyway, and you'd be applauded for taking LONGER to finish.

Ah, me.


A. (Some people just don't know how to live in the moment.)
those moments make life worth living ;-) NMSpirito
May 22, 2002 2:37 PM
Now, if you were Cippo...ohmk1
May 23, 2002 5:26 AM
I apreciate the cycling talents of Cippo, however wouldn't you agree that he's the Liberace of cycling?
So no, I wouldn't be Cippo.
Here is what the ads say about Ginsing UpAllisonHayes
May 22, 2002 4:35 PM

Ginseng is positioned as an adult premium soft drink that is refreshingly healthy with oriental mystique and aphrodisiac properties.


hmm, sounds like you got a double whammy there big boy! and it looks so innocuous and refreshing...
the warning is in the angle of the ginseng root image :-) NmSpirito
May 22, 2002 4:48 PM
Here is what the ads say about Ginsing Upohmk1
May 23, 2002 5:21 AM
That's the evil brew!!!
Are you gonna try it-while riding?
hey, at least it didn't last for 3 dayscyclopathic
May 22, 2002 5:19 PM
like the one I had after testriding Brooks for 40mi 8-P
Wonder if that is what caused this?Frank
May 23, 2002 12:58 AM
A picture is worth a thousand words...Frank
May 23, 2002 1:00 AM
A picture is worth a thousand words...ohmk1
May 23, 2002 5:22 AM
thanks for the anatomically correct picture, however I wouldn't be caught dead on a KLEIN!