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Old 06-22-2016, 12:47 AM
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*Real Name (first or full - up to you)
Ben

*Where do you live?
Orygun

*Explanation of your forum handle.
Welp... I ought to be a dead man, a few times over... But one time in particular really made the nickname stick.... I'll tell you the tale if'n you buy the beers

*Explanation of your avatar.
Tis the coat of arms of my people!

*Age (General or specific).
34

*Occupation.
Construction contractor

*How did you find the Paceline?
Was recommended on another board for its awesome classifieds

*Favorite Bike.
Whatever is between my legs

But I do have some boner bikes.... ottrott, meivici

*What’s in your stable?
nothin to brag about

*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When?
Have hit 53mph a couple of times... But iirc, hit 54mph this spring descending back down into the Columbia river gorge during Stage 1 of Gorge Roubaix in Oregon. I'd attacked late on the last climb and had to shake a few loose on the descent.. One guy held on, but later commented something to the affect it was the most insane descent he's ever seen, let alone participated in. Was absolutely shredding those curves

*How many miles did you ride last year?
4000 est?

*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.
Seems like any time I link from my phone, it ends up all mega huge... But here goes (I'm out front, of course)


*Make up an answer to at least one additional question.
My sigline? Yes- Lance did say that, and yes he was talking about me.

*What is the biggest lie you ever told?
not even going there

*Tell us something fun
Something fun
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Old 07-19-2016, 09:13 AM
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Andy in Houston

*Real Name - Andy in Houston
*Where do you live? - Duh
*Explanation of your forum handle. Name of the company I work for. When I first signed up, I had no clue that I would be part of this community for so long. So, I just put a word in that was very common to me.
*Explanation of your avatar - n/a
*Age (General or specific) - right now, I'm 48
*Occupation - I'm in manufacturing. Have been for 26 years. But am also a licenced professional counselor. Just not practicing. Just ought to be able to claim it whenever the opportunity presents.
*How did you find the Paceline? - Lordy! Can't remember.
*Favorite Bike. - Right now, I'm riding a Swift Carbon Ultravox Ti. It's as functional a race bike as any I've ridden. But maybe favorite was the Time VXR Proteam.
*What’s in your stable? Swift Carbon, Serotta CSI, Bailey cross, Cannondale tandem, DengFu hardatail mtb, Planet X TT, Schwinn Paramount converted to single, and unbuilt Time VXR Proteam.
*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When? Somewhere around 55 on the Tour Das Hugel, Austin around 5-6 years ago.
*How many miles did you ride last year? - Don't really track this. Thousands.

Below is me on my most recent trip to Big Bend National Park. The kit is from my team in Houston, Bayou City Racing. The background is the hwy into Lajitas. Some of you old skool mtb'ers may know the significance.

Cheers!


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Old 08-16-2016, 03:08 AM
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*Real Name: Mike
*Where do you live?: Anchorage
*Explanation of your forum handle.: A bunch of forums ago, I couldn't find one that wasn't taken that I could remember. Hit this one, it worked, and I've stuck with it ever since. There probably isn't more than one Mike up here, so...
*Explanation of your avatar: I have an avatar?
*Age (General or specific): mid-40s, like most roadies.
*Occupation: Military until the retire me, then something else.
*How did you find the Paceline?: Pure, dumb luck. Google search.
*Favorite Bike: 2012 Trek Madone 6.9 SSL
*What’s in your stable?: A couple Trek Madone 6.9s, Madone 5.2 Pro, Storck Visioner, Generic ti, Ridley Orion, Fuji Aloha... pretty much whatever frame catches my interest I build up and ride for a while.
*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When?: Not a metric I usually track.
*How many miles did you ride last year?: More than some people, less than I wanted to.
*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.: Does this count?
*Make up an answer to at least one additional question.: 254.
*What is the biggest lie you ever told? I told my wife I only had one bike.
*Tell us something fun.: Bikes. Bikes are fun.
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Old 08-20-2016, 10:15 PM
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*Real Name: Jaybe Lee
*Where do you live? Los Angeles
*Explanation of your forum handle. my korean name
*Explanation of your avatar. got none
*Age (General or specific). 27
*Occupation. Artist
*How did you find the Paceline? Who doesn't know about paceline?
*Favorite Bike. Richard Sachs
*What’s in your stable? Speedvagen, Bishop, (soon) Kirk
*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When? 38mph UCSB Crit
*How many miles did you ride last year? I got married last year
*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.
*Make up an answer to at least one additional question.
*What is the biggest lie you ever told? I told my wife, my SV cost me $1000
*Tell us something fun. - super close friends with John Lee here, Mavic1010



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Old 08-20-2016, 10:58 PM
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*Real Name Mike
*Where do you live? Middle O'No-where ARkansas
*Explanation of your forum handle.Was on another forum years ago and messed up the numbers -- shoulda been Regularguy4142,, my age at that time.
*Explanation of your avatar. HUGE Bugs Bunny fan,, my alter ego-- lol This is an avatar of Gossamer, the pink monster.
*Age (General or specific). soon to be 57
*Occupation. computer technician
*How did you find the Paceline? I've now owned 3 Serottas, so I found it when it was originally the Serotta Board.
*Favorite Bike. My current main ride: Serotta Fondo Ti,, but my now-retired CSI was great from day-one.
*What’s in your stable?Fondo TI, CSI, Soma Delancy ss/fixed, Cannondale 2.8 ( the 'mule'), Cannondale Criterium (trainer bike only), Cannondale Tandem
*Fastest speed on your bike? On the Tandem downhill 60 mph, Where? On a regular 'ride' we do around here.When? About 20 years ago.
*How many miles did you ride last year? 3,985. But already at 3,300 this year.
*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.
*Make up an answer to at least one additional question. I've been hit by motor vehicles twice in my riding 'lifetime'. 20 years apart.
*What is the biggest lie you ever told? "I'm not buying another wheel set"
*Tell us something fun.When I was a kid,, like 10-11 years old, I had an old replica bike of a Schwinn Stingray. It had a handle bar basket. I'd put my half cocker/half chihuahua dog in there and we'd ride around the neighborhood. Someone always commented. It was cute.

Mike in AR

Finishing up a century in 5 hours back in 2010 on my CSI.
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Old 09-16-2016, 11:41 PM
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hey-o

*Real Name: Scott
*Where do you live?: Brooklyn NYC
*Explanation of your forum handle.: I actually think my handle is irritating now, and need to change it. I have a better one in mind. But it came from a friend here who was always getting me to work on her and her husband's bikes, and she coined it.
*Explanation of your avatar:when i get one, it will be a polar bear. my wife thinks they're great. and if i get a dad-bod one day, i can say i've arrived.
*Age (General or specific): early 40's, and wow it seems like everyone was my age at d2r2 this year
*Occupation: legal aid lawyer
*How did you find the Paceline?: the usual, looking for advice on how to do X or Y.
*Favorite Bike: Ciocc Designer 84 SLX with old 8spd Dura Ace
*What’s in your stable?: 89/90 Pinarellow Montello restored with modern Campy; '91 Bridgestone RB-T set up with Gevenalle and other great stuff, the afore-mentioned Ciocc, and some unbuilt stuff I need to get rid of.
*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When?: 43 in high school, trying to impress a girl who was not impressed.
*How many miles did you ride last year?: 3700 +/-
*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.: I'm in the middle, below, in green and yellow and red.
*Make up an answer to at least one additional question.: that smell in my office? no, my stomach's fine, it's just all the commuting clothing mouldering away.
*What is the biggest lie you ever told? I told my wife i'd never hassle her to ride more with me. that wasn't true.
*Tell us something fun.: my soon to be born baby is going to be fun to change and burp.
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Old 09-17-2016, 09:01 AM
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*Real Name: Brian
*Where do you live?: Uhhh, Bucks County, PA
*Explanation of your forum handle.: Back in the mid 90's when I first started using handles I liked Val Kilmers Doc Holliday from a tombstone. Stuck. 76 is my birth year.
*Explanation of your avatar: I have an avatar?
*Age (General or specific): I turned 40 two days ago...
*Occupation: Internet Technology
*How did you find the Paceline?: my friend Coloneljloyd made me come here.
*Favorite Bike: Right now? I guess my gen 1 Fargo or Litespeed Classic
*What’s in your stable?: Salsa Fargo, Santa Cruz Tallboy, Litespeed classic, Cetma Largo, Peugeot Px-10, Jack Taylor Touring, Jack Taylor Tour of Britain, Jack Taylor Souper Tourer Tandem, vision r40 recumbent, Fuji Finest, Rivendell Betty Foy (wife), Carlton Flyer.
*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When? 54 mph. Adirondacks on tour, 2004?
*How many miles did you ride last year?: Not enough.
*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.: Later
*Make up an answer to at least one additional question.: yes.
*What is the biggest lie you ever told? I told some girl I met when I was 20 that I was 21, and kept it up for the entire 19 years I've known her.
*Tell us something fun.: Got into bikes from touring. Have ridden on lots of unsupported tours. Longest day in the saddle with all my gear was 165 miles.

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Old 09-17-2016, 01:00 PM
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Thought I might re-reply....this is me w/ significant other + child #4 for the press event announcement of the 2017 US Pro Cycling Nationals will be in our humble city....woohoo!




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Old 09-17-2016, 02:08 PM
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Thought I might re-reply....this is me w/ significant other + child #4 for the press event announcement of the 2017 US Pro Cycling Nationals will be in our humble city....woohoo!




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Chris pal, thanks for sharing your family picture.

child #4 is your exact copy, I am sure you been told a lot...even the eye brown.
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Old 10-06-2016, 04:53 AM
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Who am I?

*Real Name: Uli
*Where do you live? Malmö, Sweden
*Explanation of your forum handle - Has to do with a philosophical discussion about illegal substances while consuming them...That was 20 years ago and Missy Giove also did it.
*Explanation of your avatar. Avatar? Hated that movie. Stupid blue in the face stuff.
*Age: 41
*Occupation: Architect
*How did you find the Paceline: Found the Serotta forum while doing research on my CHT frame about 10 years ago. Them some funny guy renamed the forum...
*Favorite Bike: Steve Potts 29er
*What’s in your stable? Serotta CHT, Rocky Mountain Ti Bolt, Wilderness Trail Bikes Phoenix Single Speed, Yeti Arc Ti - Only mountain bikes, I know! Don't ban from the forum please...
*Fastest speed on your bike? Where? When? No glue, I am not into cyclometers. But I was fast once - I think. 25 years ago a friend (who came from road racing originally) felt compelled to tell my mother about my irresponsible driving style. Good for me that downhill as we know it was not invented yet...
*How many miles did you ride last year? Embarrassingly only about 750. But two small girls keep me real busy lately.
*Picture of yourself, your ride, or both together.



*Make up an answer to at least one additional question. Yes! I think that this is the nicest bike forum on the planet. I really think so - and I checked out a few.
*What is the biggest lie you ever told? My name is Uli - not Donald. I don't lie!
*Tell us something fun. I was lurking this forum on and off for the last 10 years. Funny or creepy - you decide.

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Old 10-07-2016, 11:40 AM
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* real name, Hadley
* where do you live? Toronto, Canada - flat,. windy, hot and cold on any given day!
* explanation of your handle - TDot is local name for Toronto
* explanation of your avatar T- don't have one yet!
* age (general or specific) - 41
* occupation - trade
* favorite bike - Merckx Corsa 01
* what's in your stable? Merckx EMX7, Merckx Corsa 01 (98)
* fastest speed on a road bike? where? when? 60, Collingwood, Ontario
* how many miles ON THE ROAD on a road bike last year? 2000 - I'm a good dad I guess?

* make up and answer at least one additional question.
What about cycling never gets old?

I never get old cycling. It's still like the first time - I'm in complete control and wholly liberated - no other aspect of my life can compete.
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Old 10-07-2016, 11:56 AM
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Weird. Was searching for randomness online and came across this picture in Google images. That is me in the background. Obviously a Jr crit in Northern California around 1987/86. I can't tell what bike it is, but I am thinking it was an aluminum Peugeot the team gave me when Vitus started getting popular. It wasn't bonded, just pressed and crimped in place. I only rode it for about two months before my awesome 17 y/o power pulled the seat tube out. I owned a Serotta Nova Special at the time. It clearly isn't that bike, because I wouldn't ride it in crits and it was green/white fade. When the Peugeot broke, they sold me a Vitus frame, but it was red. Not that bike either. Thanks for the memories.
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Old 10-07-2016, 11:59 AM
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* real name - Bob

* where do you live? Oro Valley, Arizona

* explanation of your handle - My name

* explanation of your avatar - Don't have one yet.

* age (general or specific) - 47

* occupation - Residential design and construction specialist

* favorite bike - Whatever bike happens to be under me at the moment.

* what's in your stable? 2014 Giant TCR2, 1989 Univega Supra Sport

* fastest speed on a road bike? where? when? No idea, never kept track.

* how many miles ON THE ROAD on a road bike last year? About 6k.

* picture of yourself or your ride? Too ugly.

* what is the biggest lie you've ever told. - I hate riding on the trainer. I actually like the repeatable data it can produce.

* and, something fun. - It's really neat that my kids get to see some of the competitive fire I had in my younger years when I ride now. Maybe the effort I put in will inspire them to work as hard on their dreams.
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Old 10-14-2016, 07:06 PM
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Kenneth Pacific Northwest
No occupation - retired (old)
Favorite bike - Ottrott others include CJ Steel, Waterford RS 1100, Guru Ti frame.
Fastest speed - 50 on San Juan Is . Probably faster in Alps while riding in Europe.
Mileage last year according Garmin 4500
Don't allow pictures of myself any more
Try not to think of anything while riding (except cars)
None of the above are lies.
One of the most unusual things while riding - having a red fox trot beside me for several minutes on San Juan, talk about curious
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Old 10-19-2016, 07:28 AM
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* real name: Galen Kennedy

* where do you live? Toronto, Canada

* explanation of your handle: way back in high school we all used to play an online stock market simulation game called Hollywood Stock Exchange. I thought ManagerX sounded cool...

* explanation of your avatar: ahhh....I haven't set one!

* age (general or specific): early 30s....

* favorite bike: impossible! but, when I was a teen, I had a Manitou HT which I still think about to this day!

* what's in your stable? No.22 Great Divide; Wilier CentoSR; Rockey Mountain Vertex 990SL; Norco Threshold; handful of city/commuters

* fastest speed on a road bike? where? Probably no more than ~80kph - any given weekend. Not much of a downhill daemon!

* how many miles ON THE ROAD on a road bike last year? 8-9K (in KMs)

* picture of yourself or your ride? https://www.instagram.com/p/BLH0KUEB...y=galenkennedy

* make up and answer at least one additional question. Dark kit or bright kit? I like bright kit, the brighter the bolder the better!

* what is the biggest lie you've ever told: I shave my legs because it helps with road rash (truth...it looks so much better!)

* and, something fun. Bikes, cross country skiing and watches - these are pretty much my life long passion!
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