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    Taking out a heckler

    Common now, I know someboy has a story about some heckler or drunk that may have been on the recieving end of an elbow, stiff arm , even a punch or a spray from a waterbottle..

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    Bart Wellens has the all time best at a CX race.


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    A bunch of kids were heckling me as I went by in a race. I yelled at them "I'm your REAL dad".
    "We will call you Cygnus, the god of balance you shall be."

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    Does this include heckling from other racers haha? That picture is awesome.

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    MTB races need more hecklers.
    When under pressure, your level of performance will sink to your level of preparation.


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    BUCS 2011 X.C Carnage! from Joe Bowman on Vimeo.



    America needs more hecklers, and beer, and bells

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thatshowiroll View Post
    A bunch of kids were heckling me as I went by in a race. I yelled at them "I'm your REAL dad".
    I LOLd. Good stuff.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkj__ View Post
    MTB races need more hecklers.
    Agreed, heckling makes me push that much harder.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkj__ View Post
    MTB races need more hecklers.
    agreed
    There is not much choice between rotten apples.

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    There are always those tools offering beer and donuts on the last climb at Sea Otter. I want to kick the dude in the nuts for being a smart arse.

    I kinda thought the first time that it was funny and original...but they smart off to riders who are in no position to defend themselves and be witty, as they are dead tired. Lame.

    Thanks to everyone else that is respectful and cheers us on

    I am going to go ahead and stereotype...DHers most likely

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thatshowiroll View Post
    A bunch of kids were heckling me as I went by in a race. I yelled at them "I'm your REAL dad".
    Thats funny as hell Im glad some people have a sense of humor about it!

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    I watched my first xc race yesterday, holy crap was there some rider to rider sh$t talking during the pitstops.
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    Heckling is fun. Especially during CX season.

    I bought the donut holes.





    The XC races around here are mostly big loop races, so no heckling opportunities. And in our defense, Montana was by far the most obnoxious person during the other races, so he got what he had coming to him during the 1/2/3 race.

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    I am with rydbyk on this one. If you are not able to cheer for the racers it is best to STFU. Sure, heckling friends (who understand what is going on) is OK, but to heckle strangers .... lame!
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    Here's how it was done this year at the Decorah TT http://bikedecorah.blogspot.com/2011...-its-name.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by greenfast View Post
    Here's how it was done this year at the Decorah TT http://bikedecorah.blogspot.com/2011...-its-name.html
    That is awesome! Rowdy spectators are fun.

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    I clicked on this thinking this thread was about using a SC Heckler for XC

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    If you cant handle something as simple as an obnoxious fan you have no business competing. Not only is laying hands (or feet) on a spectator one a great way bring legal trouble upon yourself it pushes potential fans away from coming out and watching. Venue organizers should have control over spectators whos behavior they deem unacceptable not the athletes.
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    who can be mad at free beer and donuts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by uncreative View Post
    who can be mad at free beer and donuts?
    A D-bag who takes s#@t way to seriously, and who most likey has a livestrong braclet on and/or does triathlons
    Last edited by ne_dan; 06-07-2011 at 05:45 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ne_dan View Post
    A D-bag who takes s#@t way to seriously, and who most likey has a livestrong braclet on and/or does triathlons
    hahahahahaha

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    Quote Originally Posted by ne_dan View Post
    A D-bag who takes s#@t way to seriously, and who most likey has a livestrong braclet on and/or does triathlons
    Funny coming from the guy who parades around in a tight "Dopers Suck!" tee all day. Talk about taking things seriously...

    If that harsh statement was directed towards me, then..

    I happen to like donuts.

    I happen to like beer.

    I totally appreciate someone who kindly offers up donuts or beer to racers on their last mile during the race's most challenging climb...

    What I don't appreciate is some dooooshbahg heckling someone who is simply doing their best to finish a race and is on the verge of throwing up....yep...that is what i witnessed.

    Maybe they mean well...poorly executed imo..that is all..

    I didn't get heckled personally (as far as I know??), but witnessing this bothered me..sorry..
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    Quote Originally Posted by rydbyk View Post
    Funny coming from the guy who parades around in a tight "Dopers Suck!" tee all day. Talk about taking things seriously...

    If that harsh statement was directed towards me, then..

    I happen to like donuts.

    I happen to like beer.

    I totally appreciate someone who kindly offers up donuts or beer to racers on their last mile during the race's most challenging climb...

    What I don't appreciate is some dooooshbahg heckling someone who is simply doing their best to finish a race and is on the verge of throwing up....yep...that is what i witnessed.

    Maybe they mean well...poorly executed imo..that is all..

    I didn't get heckled personally (as far as I know??), but witnessing this bothered me..sorry..
    I wasn't even going to relpy to this but I figured I set the story straight .

    It wasn't directed at you, I was actually referring to the people I've seen around here who take racing and riding way to seriously.

    And as for the Jersey goes, sorry I don't have a wicked cool kit I can rock but I know a jersey that says "Dopers Suck" is way way way too serious.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ne_dan View Post
    And as for the Jersey goes, sorry I don't have a wicked cool kit I can rock but I know a jersey that says "Dopers Suck" is way way way too serious.
    It's only too serious because dopers don't suck. They pull.

    Heckling friends = awesome. Even when they get mad. That is what friends are for.

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    Quote Originally Posted by playpunk View Post
    Heckling is fun. Especially during CX season.

    I bought the donut holes.





    The XC races around here are mostly big loop races, so no heckling opportunities. And in our defense, Montana was by far the most obnoxious person during the other races, so he got what he had coming to him during the 1/2/3 race.
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    The silent run-up is HILARIOUS! I watched that 4 times in a row. I crack up every time...
    better than he was before. better. stronger. faster.

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