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    Not getting the tattoos= no win.

    Not that I was going to buy any pink lycra anytime soon, but they really lost whatever street cred they had before this.
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    It gets worse: julie krazniak was on her geared cross bike and simply ziptied the drivetrain to make it a "single speed"...

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    I was there and saw the start of the women's race...but left before the end. That is pretty lame that they both knew the rules and skipped out... I think they should be dq'd for not following through with the tats, especially if that was spelled out in the registration..Also bar them from similiar events in the future...

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    Lame.

    They even had the option for brandings instead.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmmorath View Post
    Lame.

    They even had the option for brandings instead.
    And...
    This is precisely why SSWC (and SSCXWC) were supposed to exist- to be a race without d-bag billboards on wheels

    They probably weren't even drunk

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmmorath View Post
    They probably weren't even drunk
    Oh God, it just keeps getting worse!

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    I'm sure there are a ton of people who would love to have that tattoo!

    Seriously, if you don't want to get inked, don't win...I agree they should be disqualified.

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    Wait, I was distracted by thinking about Julie Krazniak ... why are we mad?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pabs View Post
    Wait, I was distracted by thinking about Julie Krazniak ... why are we mad?
    I think this is really the point here...
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    Quote Originally Posted by miwuksurfer View Post
    SSCXWC | Rapha

    Not getting the tattoos= no win.

    Not that I was going to buy any pink lycra anytime soon, but they really lost whatever street cred they had before this.
    They are just a group of trustafarians that need a business card to show mummy and poppy that they 'do something' to keep the $$ coming. Poseaurs at the top of their game. Ever read the blog...have vomit bag ready. Seriously, not a place to drop coin.
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    wait a sec...the 2 winners didn't get tattooed?

    fak that - DQ them.

    lame-O is right.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Pabs View Post
    Wait, I was distracted by thinking about Julie Krazniak ... why are we mad?
    Because she would be even hotter with a SSCXWC tattoo?

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    May they be branded as party poopers for the rest of their careers and the negative juju tattoo'd on their entrails.
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    Wack! And I even go to the Rapha Cycling Club, small shop that has bike parking, overprice rapha goods and, breakfast stuff, for coffee in the morning, not anymore!

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    I did read somewhere that I think Trebon said he would not get the tattoo because it's a SSWC thing and SSCXWC copied the idea. Just saying. My feelings are they are both a bunch of biatches! That being said I agree with you guys, it's really lame they didn't do it.

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    Wink Each their own

    You can drink. You can smoke. You can wear silly costumes. Even get a tattoo. But dont hate, because you're slower!
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    If they'd have just stopped at the line and let #2 win they'd have come out smelling like a rose.
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    I personally wouldnt let someone let me take first. I would drop my bike and drag them and their bike over the line! Lol

    If Im gonna get first and get the tat, Im gonna earn it and win fair and square. Not allow someone to let me win.
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    Whack is right, but all you CX guys are whack if you ask me. Mud is for people who aren't smart enough to move to the desert.

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    Wow! I wish I was as core as the rest you guys.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wv_bob View Post
    If they'd have just stopped at the line and let #2 win they'd have come out smelling like a rose.
    Didn't Adam Craig do that one year?
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    Quote Originally Posted by can't get right View Post
    Mud is for people who aren't smart enough to move to the desert.
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    I will NEVER buy anything Rapha makes. From here on I will defame their products.
    The racers should be DQ'd and Rapha banned from the series forever and ever.


    A truly disgusting tale.
    The actions of the racers is completely disrespectful.
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    Lame. No costume. No tattoo. No post party?

    That's like trying to "win" a keg party by staying sober and going home first.

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    I must have been thrown off by the booze and costumes ... I didn't realize the SSCXWC were so serious.
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    nsfw

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    Those shoes look dangerous.

    I agree with the haters here. These Rapha cats didn't just disrespect the race promoters (who disrespected themselves as well by allowing these two on the podium), they damaged the spirit and meaningfulness of the event. They set a bad precedent. They also branded themselves as turds.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishcreek View Post

    Quoted b/c you can't have too many of those images in a thread

    I can understand why she didn't want the tattoo, but still, if you don't want it, don't win.
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    Quote Originally Posted by buddhak View Post
    Those shoes look dangerous.

    I agree with the haters here. These Rapha cats didn't just disrespect the race promoters (who disrespected themselves as well by allowing these two on the podium), they damaged the spirit and meaningfulness of the event. They set a bad precedent. They also branded themselves as turds.
    I didn't see anything below the ankle.
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    I usually don't cross my bike surfing with porn surfing, but that picture in this forum gave me an idea: wouldn't those shoes be sweet with a pair of ODI lock-ons on the heels. sexy and easy to grip!
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    those are titanium skewers btw.
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    What with the biggest-shambles-i-have-ever-had-the-fortune-to-miss in Ireland and now this....SS'ing has jumped the shark. Shame the Rapha shorts and jerseys* are so nice to wear.

    Who's up for a drinking contest with bikes in it? If you are sober enough to drive = no entry

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    boycott rapha

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Pink57 View Post
    I didn't see anything below the ankle.


    She has ankles?

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