screw Astana and all the Bru'neelers ... i want to know who's going where on the US scene for '08. Who are these mysterious PROMAN sign'ers? Is Aaron's going to try and bust out of their 'little engine who damn well could?' role? If Bissel took A.Olsen, who grabbed TenMenzies?
Will the Kodak / SierraNev schism produce two actual teams, or just a couple of big-balled group rides? Is Cheerwine still in the game? What about Webcor ... rumor has it there is some shuffling going on there, but with an Olympic year just over the hedge, i see those women going just as gold as green.
TIBCO ... big new signings as well? And ValueAct ... i know they're going freight train next year. and i can't wait to see what the new kits will look like.
The RocknRepube's are throwing cash all over the place ... gobbling up mercenenaries. so, i guess that team should be more than just a bunch of crash-test-dummies. BMC has that euro-trash guy running the show again (poor Gavin), so lord knows they'll be jumping through the hoops. maybe that means they'll be booking flights overseas and leave us the hell alone.
Good time to be a woman racer with talent - but there are a lot of boys looking for work next year ... here's hoping they all find paychecks (and health insurance).
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Cross Racing on the horizon ~
Pilarcitos is opening their basket, baby! Even though Tom and his goldilocks are taking a bit of a beating from the urban junglebunnies and the fight to ride free-die young crowd ... I'm still psyched as all hell to see the series open up this weekend.
New venue out at Brisbane - for me, anyway - and i'll be interested to see how it shakes out. With it being the only race on the local calendar ... you know the turnout is gonna be skyrocket. What a scene ... what a scene.
Bontrager is putting together a couple of bikes for us .. Sabine's FreeJunky DAWG and my team issue RockLobster.
uh ... yeah, i'm drooling at the prospects.
There's a chance i'll have my CrossLobster delivered to the Pilarcitos start line. I guess that means i have to at least take a few practice laps, yeah?
i mean, i can't race yet ~ can i ..
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Bush is the decider when it comes to what trickles down where. With his veto this morning, he has given us another reminder that poor people are losers and deserve only the fast food they dig out of their dirty fingernails.
Bush vetoed an attempt to extend the program's benefits to people at 100-200% (gasp) of that poverty line. He did so because he said those people can afford to get med insurance on they's own.
not in the private sector you can't.
maybe they should just all go work for BlackWater ... i hear they take care of their menials.
Fuck this administration.