Friday, May 31, 2013
1.Summer... too short
3. Herve' Villechaize... nut job
11.Smart Phones...outta control
13. Style/Success... Style
Thursday, May 30, 2013
Maybe your right, maybe it is like that, Lord knows my kettle is black...and I don't doubt it sometimes I touch a nerve or two...for crying out loud sensitive types..Are we all that thinned skinned..opinions and often truth is demonic that you cant even breathe it for just a few seconds out of your day..Christ..But i ask whats up with this?..Having a nice long convo/debate with one my favorite people about why it is the way it......
What it is..is and maybe this is a little premature..the low turnout/participation on certain events..year after after some events have slowly withered away into wafer like status..mind you its not all of the classes though..more times than not its the upper ones..events that started out it solid only to falter within a few years..We sat and rambled on and on what the theory's may be taking three random undisclosed races into consideration.. with the thought of only the 1/2 field..... mind you its TMS and haters are gonna hate..its opinions and thoughts..thats all we aint beating your children and drownin puppies..
- simply the "Lance effect" road cycling/racing is basically dwindling in the wake..
- Boredom..why travel 2+ avg hrs to race the same old course..
- Guys just got old and commitments and priority have changed.
- The courses are too hard, why go and get dropped
- poor pay outs
- Better races mid week leaving some spent or the weekend open to do what ever.
- Too many choices on the same weekend
- cost factor
Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Tuesday, May 28, 2013
The State of the state, shit is just starting to roll..good things are in the works i suppose..but looking over some events got T scratching his aging dome more often than not..Reflecting back on this past weekends pile..whole lotta racin going on and none of them setting the world on fire..I aint dissin the winners cuz winnin is never easy... unless..well i wont go there..But i do have to give props to Shrek for ownin that Fmuth shit..That dude needs to set up shop there sell things, proper marketing and a catchy shtick could be almost as prosperous as winnin..and aint no one on the Dirt Side of the East side..rollin as good as RonC... But back to this pile of irrelevance..You got events all over the place..up north, mid state, east.. west..suck'as outta state..seems like a big piece of bread and small slab of jelly..and aint a soul gettin filled up or are they? and lookin further on up the road the "infamous West Branch classic" aint looking too classic as far as pre reg goes...less than 100 total for two days whats up wit dat?....My only hope is that commitment sets in or race day will fill the much needed..Maybe i take this shit way too serious, maybe its time..maybe creativity is a fucked-up value, thinking out loud.deleting every other thought ..I dunno
maybe...M is right..
keep it clean...
Friday, May 24, 2013
Thursday, May 23, 2013
Its a dam good day to be happy...and why wouldn't be?... I dunno about you folks but i aint wearing a dam single piece of hate today..It aint very often when Friday comes on Thursday and Sunday gets bumped to Monday..hell that's like getting four days for free..Oh yea sure Friday fifteen turns 1 yr and i just got another year older...but that shit is all on auto pilot...
the only question is how T is spendin his free time..between the the couple of mini kegs, grillin, the new downloads.. and misc things..theres a whole lotta racin and ridin to be done..If going to Iowa to sharpen up aint on your gut list i suppose another edition of Frankenmuth is stomach able..and why wouldn't be its early enough to probably get you drinkin before 1 pm..hint..watch out for that kid though... Maybe the early edition of that always fun lovin Stoney Marathon is better for the non travlin types... cant get your goat..Bored yet?.....go up North and give Brent some of your cash and ride Hanson hills for 100 miles but it would be a crime if you left town without a tryin the Famous spike Burger..I also hear of another event but i cant confirm as my radar aint reachin that one....But somehow if your rolling heavy no memorial day weekend would complete without a little Movement..and at 10:00 pm on Saturday. night just like chillin at Jerrys.. that shit don't git no better..No way.. no rumors, no love lost... got T hatin a single thing..if all this went away
id still be happy kicking the can...my pay wont drop and the drive wouldn't cease...
Peace and Bsafe..
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Friday, May 17, 2013
Rules of the Road.
1.Names on frames, if you cant figure out which bike is yours.. you need to focus less on riding and more on reading.
2. Single speed bicycles. is there such a thing as a single speed car?( known as a broken car in Today's world.)
3. Mirrors on Bicycles, I don't think your going to dodge that car.
4. Recumbent bicycles, if your in such bad shape you have to sit down to ride a bicycle, maybe its time to hang em up.
5. Whining about an injury longer than 48hrs (No one cares or wants to hear about the crash..again..)
6. Tubular tires on training rides..quit pretending..
7. Wearing any world or national championship jersey, unless you earned it...pathetic..
8. Talking any wattage numbers unless its with your real coach..(once again know one cares or believes the numbers that could drop Alberto Contador)
9. Half wheeling..(if you don't know this your a suspect)
10.Wearing a visor while road riding.. the sun isn't that bad, sell the tubular tires and buy a 10 pair of sunglasses
11.Wearing a Bandanna while road riding (OK if your Pantani)
12.Wearing a hat backwards while road riding.(OK if your going over 50)
13.Riding without socks that don't cover the ankles (OK if your a Triathlete)
14. Wearing any compression garment if your body fat is over 20% (known in your case as a girdle)
15.Breaking your word in a race ( if you have to break your word to win a club race you need to seriously analyze your priorities.)
16. Strava....quit pretending
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
With that being said...whats up with Fondo's?..help me understand i kinda know, and kinda have an opinion but..maybe i can be swayed..I mean i understand the term i think..."Big organized ride"..right? But im confused with numbers and the whole timing of the event..isn't that more like a race?..Ive witnessed a few and those blokes on the front line looked locked and loaded filled to the gills with T....Ive even heard some give prizes..even grip..good lord what is going with this sport..?..Is this just another way to water down the level of competition and allow for new exciting levels of measurability? expand my mind maybe its all good...maybe im everything you think i am...
Monday, May 13, 2013
because like a wise person once said...
ya never know.. Labor Day will be here before ya know it.
Friday, May 10, 2013
1.Don Cameron age 30 Gary Fisher/Tom Nell 44:03.32
2.Tom Broderick age 27 Diamond Back 44:26.48
3. Steve Hansen age 33 Gang Green 45:13.19
4.Matt Ridley age 25 Highland Mi 45:19.68
5.Curt Johnson age 26 Westland Mi 45:31.71
6.Scott Palmer age 33 planet Cycle 45:38.72
7.Jason Pink age 22 Washtenaw Cycle 45:44.37
8.Max Finkbiener age 22 Dennys Central Park 46:29.00
9.Gordon Roe age 39 Jerrys Schwinn 46:36.12
10.Garrick Lang age 23 Cycle Cellar 46:42.18
11.Robert Herriman age 36 Metro Bikes 46:46.17
12.Scott Cory age 27 Howell Mi 46:50.92
13.Michael Wissink age 27 planet Cycle 46:55.19
14. Jamie Parker age 28 Planet Cycle 46:59.17
15. Paul Gardulski age 22 AL Petri and sons 47:00.12
Tuesday, May 07, 2013
Monday, May 06, 2013
Everyone has an opinion. Give someone an experience.”
begone with yourself...
Saturday, May 04, 2013
So it goes..TMS started many years ago as open spot..a place for freedom..it was meant to be light hearted..not all of it to be taken serous..sensitive creatures sometimes viewed it as silly, stupid, abstracted, weird. sick and twisted..and well hate ...filled and negative..kinda like art..kinda like day to day life right?
Lets all be cool fools..we all don't want or need that un do stress..Like standing in line at the local Super K, I enjoy all you folks no matter what temperament you come here with i laugh and go about my day because i know this place don't mean shit.... ya know? i Sure as hell dont want to have that final talk..
Friday, May 03, 2013
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Let’s just pick the shittiest ass roads we can and call it a Roubaix. Oh yeah, that is a great idea, everyone will love it. Do you know why Barry roubaux is so much more successful than Cone? A. It is not a part of the shit hole USACYCLING. B. Mountain bikers know how to fucking support a race.
But none of that matters, because you just glued up your $3000 wheelset that was given to you from a “sponsor” after you got dropped from the AAVC “B” field. So you would much rather test them out than actually race. Or you are too scared to crash on the dirt. Maybe you are focusing on your late season peak? None of that fucking matters, we are riding bikes. If you are too scared to crash, then don’t fucking race. Stay home and order some more carbon shit.
This is the epitome of Michigan racing. Negative as hell. Yeah, let’s try not to lose rather than trying to win. The only thing dumber than the flat ass course is the fat ass people sitting on their porch watching you. But this all doesn’t matter, because it is a sprinter’s course and you are more of a climber.
What the hell is up with the early ass start time? Yeah, let’s get done with our race early so we can go home and talk about how good at racing we are. What is the point of a race if it is hidden in the early depths of the weekend? Also, who the fuck is TCC? Don’t answer that, nobody cares.
Wait there is a hill in West Branch? That is basically the only reason why this race exists. A small hill. But don’t worry, half the scene won’t show up because they are mostly sprinters.
And how many different people can we have promote this stupid race. What happened to that doper that ran it? I have a feeling like this will be its last year. And who wants to win a race that doesn’t exist. Fucking skip it.
No point in even mentioning it, as everyone is pre-disqualified for looking at the yellow line. Fuck USAC, do something good for once.
No longer state champ race? No reason to travel the 3 hours to race it. Face it; you will be burned out by then. If you do end up racing it, make sure you know how to fake a flat for when you get dropped. That won’t stop you for calling out the organizer for not reimbursing you for your race.
I hear they give a discounted entry fee if the lead car runs you over in the crit.
thoughts views and comments are not those directly TMS's but since this has been and always will be a open space for haters,lovers, fakers, takers, dopers,posers,losers, and cyber bullies...feel free to pick one or all..and insert whatever it is you feel is your opinion..or not..
life is too short to short "loosen that sphincter up a tad"
life is too short to short "loosen that sphincter up a tad"