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my in-laws went to Prague, and all i got was this(19 posts)

my in-laws went to Prague, and all i got was thisJS Haiku Shop
Apr 2, 2003 6:15 AM
awesome jersey. cool in-laws, eh?
closer lookJS Haiku Shop
Apr 2, 2003 6:16 AM
very cool in-laws!madstork
Apr 2, 2003 6:31 AM
Probable stupid question here, but Budweiser, as in beer, like one of my favorite carbo beverages? What size jersay, by the way? ;-)
oops, didn't see post belowmadstork
Apr 2, 2003 6:33 AM
size=XXL, fits like a 43-45 US...JS Haiku Shop
Apr 2, 2003 6:49 AM
I wear an xxl castelli, xxxl biemme (that's 3x), xxl (2xl) agu, and this one fits a little smaller than the ones mentioned. the fabric is made up of little wicking blocks like castelli, but is much thinner.
the perfect shirt fo you - beer & cycling! (nm)jtferraro
Apr 2, 2003 5:14 PM
re: my in-laws went to Prague, and all i got was thisBaadDawg
Apr 2, 2003 6:30 AM
I was in Prague a few years ago. The Budweisser Budvar brand has nothing to do with American Bud. Nada.

The beer there (on tap) is awesome.

The brand is also several hundred years old if I am not mistaken.

Nice jersey.
beer report from FILJS Haiku Shop
Apr 2, 2003 6:56 AM
father in law said a pint of good beer from tap cost about a US dollar, and was readily available at nearly any given time or place in their journeys, and in wholly unreal variety. ah, it must be Nirvana!
Czech beers.SnowBlind
Apr 2, 2003 8:41 AM
American Bud is related to Czech beer, (as a dime store Huffy is related to a Colnago). Both are Pilsners, derived from the orginal Pilsner Urquell. VERY tasty stuff, esp. if you can get it on tap.
To have a Pilsner Urquell jersey, now that would be cool!
Nice jerseyconfig
Apr 2, 2003 6:31 AM
I'm going there next week. I might have to pick one up.
they said 'american' jerseys were *everywhere*, but...JS Haiku Shop
Apr 2, 2003 6:54 AM
finding this one was like chasing an untamed ornithoid without cause. they also brought back stickers (!), a sew-on patch (i collect 'em like blue haired old ladies collect miniature spoons), and a local cycling flyer in some crazy foreign language. don't they speak english everywhere yet? the heathens!
Nice jerseygodot
Apr 2, 2003 8:52 AM
Prague is awesome. We went through while on our honeymoon.

There's a great beer hall/restaurant called "Provinci Radegast" that has excellent food and cold beer. Plus, it's cheap. Unfortunately I can't tell you how to get there. If you can find it, stop in and eat. I recommend the "royal grand platter".

A couple of years ago we were able to find beer for $0.25 by getting outside of the main tourist areas.
Praha and beerboneman
Apr 2, 2003 2:23 PM
Ufleckhu is also nice and centrally located. A superb beer garden. Their house special, dark and bitter will put you into lala land quickly.

Cerneho vola is up by the castle. Pint runs about 55 cents US. No English spoken but easy to get what you need.
Praha and beer (more)boneman
Apr 2, 2003 2:26 PM
And yes, the Budvar jersey was an excellent pick up.
Praha and beermapei boy
Apr 3, 2003 1:35 PM
I went to Ufleckhu in 1994. To this day, their stuff remains the best beer I've ever had. Coming close in behind, though, is the Tongerlo I had in Brussels a few years later. While in Praha, I tried to score some Czech tubular tires. The only tubulars the dealers had were French!
pee in your beer?DougSloan
Apr 2, 2003 7:44 AM
Not to pee in your beer or anything, but some events prohibit liquor logos on clothing... just an fyi.

Cool jersey, though.

Douig
yeah, but none where i'd be likely to wear this one :) nmJS Haiku Shop
Apr 2, 2003 7:47 AM
re: my in-laws went to Prague, and all i got was thisVelojon
Apr 2, 2003 9:55 AM
Talk about irony -- here I am sitting in my apartment in Vienna, Austria after a nice 1 hour ride through the Wienerwald, drinking a Budvar beer (the original Budweiser) when I come across this post. How cool is that!
Cool jersey,J.look271
Apr 3, 2003 7:30 PM
It's good to have in-laws that know what you like!