February 28, 2007
Before I get any further I would like to direct you all to Pure Awesomeness. This song is on the Dusty’s jukebox which instantly raises the stock of that wonderful piece of musicness. I just love the Dancing Uncle Sam in the background, you just can’t go wrong with music video. Hot damn.
I came to my own site numerous times over the past day. Why? Because of that awesome Liquigas team photo that is featured below. Seriously, take a moment and take a look at that flick. I don’t think there can possibly be a more inviting picture of dudes in spandex. Check out how they almost want you to come and join them for a nice 18 course meal (remember to start with the fork on the outside!). The best dude in the photo? Definetly the guy way in the back busting out the Public Enemy SW1 Pose:
I don’t need a disclaimer like Smithers, but I am really starting to get tired of people complaining about what is written on blogs. People need to make a decision, either A) don’t read it or B) take it for what it is worth…a blog post. To seriously throw a fit because of what someone put on their own site that is neither A) racist or B) libel I don’t think people have any right to be all pissed off at someone.
P.S. I think Smithers is slow and he will feel the wrath of my insanely fast sprint more than anyone else in the history of the universe come this season. This is all because I finally read his sidebar and realized that his opinions didn’t represent his company and had little to no value whatsoever.
Go over to Donny Quixote’s blog to see Why You Suck. Somehow, Team Powerbar Northeast Elite Cat 3 Cycling Team failed to read it. I think they should have.
February 27, 2007
I am proud to announce the Official Super-Rookie Dot Com Teams for 2007. This year I have decided to support a few teams through non-stop blog support from all of the levels of cycling. What follows are the teams that you will learn to love for the season.
Any team that has their team photo in a giant ballroom gets major points in my book. Why have I decided to cheer for this team? Many of you may think that it has to do with the wonderful uniforms, but the truth is that this team is soooooo awesome. I don’t even need to explain why I like this team. They are that awesome.
While they may not have the biggest names in the cycling world they do have Di Luca, Pozzato and Paolini they also got Magnus if he ever comes back from his death bed….
With cycling being the crazy sport that it is I have decided that I need to choose two teams for the upcoming 2007 season. AG2R is my secondary team. They are French and they got Christoph Moreau. I don’t think you can argue against this almost-as-awesome as Liquigas team for the 2007 season.
1. Tinkoff Credit Systems
I don’t think you can possibly get dirtier(like “riding dirty”) than this team. I kind of like that they have Tyler on their team. Makes me remember the glory of the ‘Man from Marblehead’ you may remember him. Actually that might have been his twin, but nonetheless I like the uniforms and I am all about the broken collarbone thing. The truth is that I kind of missed the jackass and I want to cheer for them.
Nothing like rooting for another team full of dopers. I just couldn’t resist cheering on Mancebo, my favorite cyclist of the past 5 years. His whole painful climbing face is pretty unique and fun to watch. I am sure he is clean now…because they are allllll clean just like Tyler.
Slipstream p/b Chipotle
best uniforms EVER. Also, I need to even out the teams that I am cheering for on the doping/clean slate. I don’t think you can find a cleaner team than Slipstream. They are even testing their own riders through an independent 3rd party that practically guarantees that this team is clean. Booya.
Time Factory Development Team. I am really going to enjoy following the work of E-Rok and his team of espoirs down in North Carolina. He has already set up a team website and we will be able to follow his team throughout the year. I think it is going to be a great learning experience for our new team just to watch what happens.
Stars. Baby. Stars.
……………………….Teams I Hope Lose*……………………….
*Obviously I don’t hope that these following teams lose all the time, just most of the time I actually just want these teams to lose because they are the chosen teams of The Little Guy and (dis). Since these teams are actually their chosen teams I don’t even have to wish that they will do crappy…that is just a given.
1. Credit Agricole (dis)
1. Saunier-Duvall (Little Guy)
and to a lesser extent…(I still like McEwen and Cunego)
2. Predictor-Lotto (dis)
2. Lampre (Little Guy)
Team Barloworld (dis)
-Who the hell are these guys?
Aqua-Sapone (Little Guy)
-It is finally time to get rid of the zebra stripes.
-I actually want this team to do well. They got Bergman who I once bumped out of the sprinters lane at Blaine and I am sure he totally remembers it.
Kelly Benifits (Little Guy)
-Another team I want to do really well. My boy Larry gives these dudes massages so I figure I will root for ‘em.
……wow that was a lot of fun…..i wonder how much hate mail i am going to get now….some people just can’t take comedic gold….
Down with Thor Hushvold and Credit Agricole. Don’t even get me started about that crappy Saunier Duval team.
February 26, 2007
My buddy in Cali took a bunch of sweet photos from the last stage of the Tour of Cali.
Here is my favorite.
It is the sprint finish with Graham Brown(Rabbobank) and Ivan Dominguez(Toyota-United) battling it out.
I am super impressed by the amount of people in the crowd! Check out the bleachers full to capacity. That is sick. (and people talk about the Lance effect…cry me a fucking river).
Hopefully next year they won’t make the event a farce and hand it to a Discovery Channel rider like they did this year.
Full to capacity. You should see the hi-res 1200pixel version of this pic!
Thanks Kiecker I want a write up of your experiences.
I cried in my heart.
February 25, 2007
Who is going to win?
Jack Nicholson knows…so does Diane Keaton.
Letters From Iwo Jima
Little Miss Sunshine
The Departed wins the oscar! I am shocked….oh well. I am more intrigued by Jack Nicholsons sunglasses and lack of a Laker Girl next to him.
Till next year we have nothing to worry about…because the Americans came out victorious!
Foreigners 10, USA 15!
George Lucas is lame. He ruined the Star Wars movie.
I like Francis Ford Copola and Spielberg is okay from time to time.
Big surprise that Scorsese won that one. He has got some killer eyebrows!
Foreigners 10, USA 14.
Reese Witherspoon…she won Walk The Line. Is it me or does her chin look funny?
Ryan Gossling…drug addict teacher…tuffy?…low blow.
Peter O’Toole…old man who hasn’t won before…give it to the old dude.
Will Smith…little guy said he is thrilled with the Willenium.
Forest Whitaker…just an awesome actor.
Forest Whitaker wins! Holy crap I was right!
Foreigners 10, USA 13.
Scorese will win director I bet….I am pulling for Forest Whitaker for Actor and Little Miss Sunshine for Movie.
I bet I am not correct in any of them…
He is going to be giving out the Best Actress award…
For what it is worth I am counting Penelope Cruz as a foreigner as is Judi Dench and the woman in The Queen. Looks like Meryl Streep is an American although she looks like Cruella De Ville. Kate Winslet…foreigner.
I bet a foreigner wins….
Helen Mirren is in The Queen.
Foreigners 10, USA 12.
They should be editing this show.
It is really dragging on and I am starting to get bored. They need to give us some more of Ellen. Because this is pretty lame, but it looks like Children of Men might win! I sure hope they do.
I bet Hollywood wants an American to win so they are going to screw Children of Men.
CHILDRE…crap. Departed wins…ohhhhhh look it’s Barbara Bush who just won the Oscar. How nice.
Foreigners 9, USA 12.
I want Little Miss Sunshine to win.
Just because they got that 40 Year Old Virgin dude in it.