Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Call Out!!

I'm calling out all you margin guys! You know who you are. The guys who think about racing once and awhile. You're not obsessed, but you still have that competitive streak. Don't tell me you don't. Because you all tell the stories of how you made so and so suffer on the last ride at Munson, Tom Brown, Felasco, etc. This weekend is the perfect chance to dip your toe in the waters. Not too deep mind you. I don't want you to drown, or anything. The Red Bug Challenge is the ideal venue for you to experience low stress mountain bike racing on Tallahassee's northside trails.

Juancho, I'm calling you out! And I think it's about time you called out Sasquatch. To hell with where everybody else finishes, Just beat the giant through the woods. Sasquatch, I know it's Red Bug, but there are enough dirt roads on the old Phipp's land to equalize the pressure.

Cupcake, I'm calling you out! I think that Bushy has your number!

Cliffy, I'd love to see you show up on the start line, just once. Besides, if we could get Dogboy or Marino out there, I'm sure that would be a battle royale.

Personally, I'd like to see the battle of the long travel, heavy wheelers on Sunday. I have this vision of Shins and King Snake rolling their monster bikes around the loop, launching every little inclination they can find, all the time with a cigarette hanging from the corner of their respective lips. (Yet somehow, they are always going just as fast as everyone else.)

No need to call out Gillis, I know he'll be there, and his biggest demon will be keeping his bike between the trees. (Big Thanks for the shout out, too T)

Maybe some old timers could dust off their two wheeled wagons and give it a go. Perhaps Mingo and Aucilla Sinks? Mike McCue and Ed Miller?

There will be more besides just racing. We hope to have a friendly game of Bull Fight, commonly referred to as knock down. Mingo has a date with destiny, btw. There should be a wheelie contest. Between Shins, Ice Berg, and Pizza Steve, I don't know if we have enough real estate for that one, but we may just have to incorporate some obstacles to tone down the distance.

We're looking to include a track stand contest, flat changing, huffy toss, whatever. We just want people to have fun hanging out with other two wheeled degenerates.

Any other rivalries out there? Real or Imaginary, I don't care, let us hear about it in the comments.


BIG JIM said...

Nice post. I'm registered as of last night.

juancho said...

What a great idea, too bad I just ran Redbug this morning. I hit it so fast there's nothing left to prove out there.

We'll see...

BIGWORM said...

That's what we in the business call "pre-riding".

bikechain said...

I don't care who you are, you have got to notice my boy Big Worm is on fire. I know we all have been putting the work in, but BW is dominating. He has the fever so much that I think he is ripe to BTP. That is Bring The Pain on Sunday. I feel sorry for anybody racing him. Nice post, nice hustle, nice picture and nice comeback. Very solid work. Thanks from the Red Dragon.

AKA red Dragon said...

I Call you out big worm.
David vs. Goliath
Thats right bitch you know who.
bring some and no this is not big worms man crush aka the wrecking ball I call you out as well. Lets have some fun.
Red Dragon flies again.

Human Wrecking Ball said...

I'm ya huckleberry!

bikediet said...

Man, I can't wait - this sounds fun. I hold you responsible if it ain't tons-o-fun.

AucillaSinks said...

Sinks is signed.
Bring it on baby!

BIGWORM said...

Now THAT'S what I'm talkin' about!! I'm glad to hear we drew you out into the light, Sinks. Mingo's borrowing one of my bikes, so he can participate.

Now somebody go stir it up with Shins and Kingsnake...

Anonymous said...

My heart is pounding, my chest heaving, that tingly feeling is in my hands and feet, I think I am floating. I want some love!