|Allow myself to introduce . . . myself||SoCalAl|
Jan 15, 2003 2:45 PM
|Hi there everybody! I'm a long time lurker and occasional poster but have never introduced myself formally. As you can see from my handle I live in Southern California, in Los Angeles to be more specific (North Hollywood to be even more specific). I'm 27 and have been cycling since I was 12 and mountain biking since I was 14, when I got a Diamond Back Ascent ex with the cool splattered paint (my dad still rides it). Nowadays I'm riding a Specialized FSRxc and a Giant road bike. Soon I hope to have a hardtail and a longer travel fs rig, but that would require a better paying job. I'm also getting married in June, which will delay any more bike purchases, but it's well worth it. Anyways, that's me just thought I'd stop being such a stranger and give you a short bio.|
|Cool. Welcome Al (nm)||kristian|
Jan 15, 2003 2:48 PM
|welcome, did you see you won the best lurker grimey award?...||lidarman|
Jan 15, 2003 2:54 PM
|but we didn't know your handle name.|
|Excellent! How do I claim my prize? (nm)||SoCalAl|
Jan 15, 2003 4:12 PM
|You already have the prize||lidarman|
Jan 15, 2003 6:15 PM
|It's respect from all of us who can't believe you could hold out so long without jumping in an SUV, Gipple ___, or Pete thread. |
But you will pay the price, for now you are cursed to begin posting, and posting often.
|You can call me kitchenware, Al.||Kitchenware|
Jan 15, 2003 5:00 PM
Jan 15, 2003 5:44 PM
|The last hand me ups I got from my son were his size 12 Nike's.... |
That was 10 years ago....I have the FS rig he has the hardtail.
Welcome to the circus.... Are you joining us at the AZSF4 in march?
|Welcome, please sign in...||Mellow Yellow|
Jan 15, 2003 7:27 PM
|Use the register above in the main passion page. Welcome to the madness which is "Passion" |
|Cheers and welcome to the chaos. Important question though...||wg|
Jan 15, 2003 10:01 PM
|what beers do you like? |
See we have extremely deep feelings about our malt beverages here.
This is tonight's dilema for me.....
I started riding with a Diamond Back but an Axis (Blue splatter paint job) I still have it along with the Switchblade. The Axis is going to be a resstoration project this year I think.
|Welcome aboard SoCalAl [more]||DIRTJUNKIE|
Jan 15, 2003 10:35 PM
|You might also want to check out our local Southern California site. www.socalmtb.com|
|My current drink is . . .||SoCalAl|
Jan 15, 2003 11:57 PM
|This is the first time I've tried to upload a pic, hope it works. I love Becks, preferably not in a can, but $4 for 4 16 oz's incl. tax and CRV, I can't complain. I also love Bass ale. My fiance's house is always stocked with MGD, of course I drink it to not offend to her family : ) Also favorites- Mississippi Mud, If I have to have light, it better be Amstel Light, Grolsch, and of course Singletrack. Micro brews can be hard to find in the big city, usually I go to Trader Joe's to find something, but I'm restricted by money right now. |
As far as socalmtb.com goes, it's a great place to find trails, but I prefer these message boards. They're not as clique-ish and less annoying teenage "extreme" types. Wow, I'm starting to sound old.
I would love to attend SFAZ, but unless I get a decent paying job and a car that would make it that far, it's out of the question. If anybody from LA area is going for a day or two and can give me a lift, let me know.
|right on Al, nice to "officially" meet you...||namaSSte|
Jan 16, 2003 6:31 AM
|best of luck in June too. It might curtail bike expenditures but beleive me, it's worth it. |
|My name is Richie Cunningham ...||DoctorJD|
Jan 16, 2003 6:43 AM
|and this is my wife...Oprah. Yeaaaa baby!!! Welcome aboard fellow FSR-XC rider!|
|Good job on the movie quote DoctorJD! (nm)||SoCalAl|
Jan 16, 2003 8:34 AM
|Welcome to another fellow Southern Californian!||ET_SoCal|
Jan 16, 2003 7:15 AM
"getting married in June"
Things will change, for the better tho.
(BTW I perfer Sam Adams).
Jan 16, 2003 7:22 AM
|Hey SoCal, just wanted to comment on your Diamond Back Ascent EX. I had a blue one and just last year gave it to my brother in law to ride on the beach. It was my second mtb, my first one was a Raleigh Pointe that my mom now rides. I got the raleigh in 90 I think and I got the Diamondback in 92 or 93. Both were pretty decent bikes in there day.|
|kb, rush chairman, damn glad to meet you............||kb|
Jan 16, 2003 8:07 AM