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by Alan
Thu Jan 24, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: TripleShot Cycling
Topic: Anyone interested in racing as a team this year?
Replies: 11
Views: 926

Re: Anyone interested in racing as a team this year?

Martin, thanks for the post. I just wanted to add that my funnest experience in racing hasn't been the Crit-type stuff that requires huge amounts of testosterone and bravery and scares the shite out of me, but the team time trial racing we did a couple of years back up in Cowichan and Nanaimo. Now t...
by Alan
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:49 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Tuesday, January 22 - Queen Alexandra's Belvedere
Replies: 5
Views: 414

Re: Tuesday, January 22 - Queen Alexandra's Belvedere

Apologies for the failed giphy subtitle experiment...
Suffice to say, I'll be out there, even if dude-man shows up in his underwear...


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by Alan
Thu Jan 17, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Friday January 18th...
Replies: 4
Views: 341

Friday January 18th...

Heya Crossers: Who's into following Rolf-Dog on one of his many excursions tomorrow morn?

Could be fun. For any newbies: No navigation required as the big doggie does all the work...


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by Alan
Mon Jan 14, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Tuesday, January 15
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: Tuesday, January 15

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That sounds like a good idea....see youse out there...
by Alan
Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:09 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Friday, January 11 - Running Elk Double
Replies: 7
Views: 599

Re: Friday, January 11 - Running Elk Double

Thanks for the tip, Martin. All I could think was: Woo Hoo, the Wicked Witch, she be drinkin.....
Time to break out the racey gifs...
such as.....

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by Alan
Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:49 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Wednesday, January 9 - FarmCross
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Re: Wednesday, January 9 - FarmCross

For any other crossers out there wanting to join us farmers, look for the tractors....

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by Alan
Sat Jan 05, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Sunday January 6th
Replies: 10
Views: 580

Re: Sunday January 6th

This pooch will be out...
Slower, and explor-y works for me too.
Breakfast a must...

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by Alan
Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:57 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Friday January 4th
Replies: 2
Views: 289

Re: Friday January 4th

I expect the three little piggies are likely to be out... https://media.giphy.com/media/11cSOply2uTeVi/giphy.gif Don't worry dudes, we can warm up afterwards with coffee and a cuddle... https://media.giphy.com/media/ThCpqjXJw862c/giphy.gif And speaking of which, this is Rolf, a man we all know who g...
by Alan
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: General Banter
Topic: Elemental Haiku
Replies: 0
Views: 207

Elemental Haiku

For those of us who like science and poetry, this website has a nifty periodic table and a haiku for every element. Just click on your favourite element and enjoy.... https://vis.sciencemag.org/chemhaiku/ I'll just mention two noteworthy ones: those who ride carbon bikes (show-stealing divas) and th...
by Alan
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:32 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: December 30 The Great Trail CX ride
Replies: 6
Views: 536

Re: December 30 The Great Trail CX ride

Garth: I say this with the utmost sincerity (because I'm jealous)

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by Alan
Sat Dec 29, 2018 7:29 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Sunday, December 30 - Winter Classic: Colquitz, Durrance, Mt. Work, Thetis
Replies: 15
Views: 901

Re: Sunday, December 30 - Winter Classic: Colquitz, Durrance, Mt. Work, Thetis

I was going to post that I absolutely can't make this ride, with relatives rolling into town and expecting me to feed and house them, then I saw Brian's post and thought: Shite--I could do this. I think this post has the most 'a propos' Gifs I've yet seen in a single post. The cat hugging the lamp? ...
by Alan
Tue Dec 25, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Boxing Day Crossing
Replies: 3
Views: 293

Boxing Day Crossing

Meeting at the Church--St Matthias Church, corner of Richmond and Richardson at 7:30.
by Alan
Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Gravel bike shopping-bot
Replies: 21
Views: 1304

Re: Gravel bike shopping-bot

Think armaments for that gravel bike.
Never underestimate wildlife hazards.


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by Alan
Wed Dec 19, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Friday, December 21
Replies: 4
Views: 371

Re: Friday, December 21

I'm in. Hoping we don't have to replay the 'shower scene' from Tuesday... It was raining cats'n'dogs out there!

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by Alan
Wed Dec 19, 2018 11:07 am
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Gravel bike shopping-bot
Replies: 21
Views: 1304

Re: Gravel bike shopping-bot

When in a snarky mood my Alanbot would say: Buy a bike. Ride the bike. Don't overthink this.


“We do not measure a culture by its output of undisguised trivialities but by what it claims as significant.”
― Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business
by Alan
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Cyclocross
Topic: Tuesday December 18th
Replies: 5
Views: 418

Re: Tuesday December 18th

I am "In" as they say. Hoping to get into Shoal Point in plenty of time to drink coffee with the roadies as well as Johnny Tyre who we've missed so much.

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See youse there...