Q& A

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  1. limerickman

    limerickman Moderator

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    Perhaps members might be interested in a question and answer thread.

    Here is a Q&A sample taken from the Guardian newspaper : as answered by a well know British personality.


    I have listed the same questions with some additional ones : please feel free to answer them and if we have a good uptake, we might make this thread a sticky!





    Where are you from?


    Where is your favourite location to visit?


    When was the last time you cried?


    What is your favourite food?


    What is your best quality?



    What is your worst weakness?


    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?


    What do you dislike most about other people?


    Describe your perfect day?


    What is your marital status?


    What is your favourite colour?


    What is you best physical feature?


    Do you believe in God?


    What would you like your epitaph to read?


    Who is your favourite cyclist?

    What is your favourite bike?

    What is your preferred cycling endeavour?
     
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  2. snyper0311

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    I think things like this are interesting. Here are my answers:

    Where are you from?

    Denver, Colorado- USA

    Where is your favorite location to visit?

    Maui, HI - USA

    When was the last time you cried?

    After my last Chemotherapy treatment.

    What is your favorite food?

    I LOVE Mexican food.

    What is your best quality?

    Loyalty to my friends and family.

    What is your worst weakness?

    Beer!

    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?

    Philippines.

    What do you dislike most about other people?

    Laziness

    Describe your perfect day?

    Riding my bike to my favorite fishing spot. Spend all day without seeing anyone else. Just me and nature.

    What is your marital status?

    Married.

    What is your favorite color?

    White

    What is you best physical feature?

    My hands.

    Do you believe in God?

    Yes!

    What would you like your epitaph to read?

    He was a good man.

    Who is your favorite cyclist?

    Miguel Indurain

    What is your favorite bike?

    My 2005 Orbea Lobular. If I had to pick my “lust” bike, it would be a custom, hand built, bike from a small builder.

    What is your preferred cycling endeavor?

    To ride the route of the Vuelta, the same year that the race is held. Just to compare myself against the pros.
     
  3. limerickman

    limerickman Moderator

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    very good, Snyp : hope all's well.
     
  4. limerickman

    limerickman Moderator

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    Where are you from?

    Dublin - Ireland.


    Where is your favourite location to visit?

    Probably Italy : although France and Germany rate highly in my book.
    Rome is my favourite destination.


    When was the last time you cried?

    At the funeral of a relative who died way before her time.


    What is your favourite food?

    Italian food - pasta/lasagne.


    What is your best quality?

    When I commit to something, I commit 100%.


    What is your worst weakness?

    Impatience : I tend to assume that everyone else operates at my speed.


    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?

    Italy - for it's quality of life.


    What do you dislike most about other people?


    I don't like bullies.


    Describe your perfect day?


    My perfect day is good weather, and having lots of free time during that day to do as I please.


    What is your marital status?


    Married.


    What is your favourite colour?


    Navy.


    What is you best physical feature?

    I'm told that my legs are my best feature!


    Do you believe in God?

    I do.


    What would you like your epitaph to read?

    He made a good contribution while here.


    Who is your favourite cyclist?


    Several favourites : Michele Bartoli, Laurent Jalabert, Miguel Indurain, Sean Kelly.

    What is your favourite bike?

    My Pinarello.

    What is your preferred cycling endeavour?

    Used to be road racing...but these days I enjoy touring.
     
  5. Pendejo

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    Where are you from?
    ** Sarasota, Florida

    Where is your favourite location to visit?
    ** France; Mexico

    When was the last time you cried?
    ** Death of a friend

    What is your favourite food?
    ** Pasta

    What is your best quality?
    ** Self-discipline

    What is your worst weakness?
    ** Not being able to admit that I have any

    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?
    ** France

    What do you dislike most about other people?
    ** Ignorance

    Describe your perfect day?
    ** My usual: sleep late, great weather, do whatever I want whenever I want, eat two great meals, go to bed at 3 AM

    What is your marital status?
    ** That's what I've been trying to find out from my wife

    What is your favourite colour?
    ** Blue

    What is you best physical feature?
    ** Lean

    Do you believe in God?
    ** Hell, no


    What would you like your epitaph to read?
    ** "Separate checks, please"

    Who is your favourite cyclist?
    ** After the revelations of the past few years I don't have any

    What is your favourite bike?
    ** I have very limited experience with different brand bikes, so I don't have any means of comparison. I do like my Cannondale road bike and my Cervelo racing bike.

    What is your preferred cycling endeavour?
    ** Time trials. And the very occasional joy ride where I can actually lift my head up and enjoy the scenery without being in pain.
     
  6. stevecycles

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    Did my first century last August, can't wait for my next one!
     
  7. Scotttri

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    Where are you from?
    Kalgoorlie, Australia

    Where is your favourite location to visit?
    Eden NSW

    When was the last time you cried?
    Death of a relative

    What is your favourite food?
    Subway

    What is your best quality?
    modesty

    What is your worst weakness?
    Giving in to people

    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?
    Thailand

    What do you dislike most about other people?
    Arogance

    Describe your perfect day?
    a good days fishing

    What is your marital status?
    engaged

    What is your favourite colour?
    Blue

    What is you best physical feature?
    Lean

    Do you believe in God?
    Nope


    What would you like your epitaph to read?
    A great father

    Who is your favourite cyclist?
    Cadel Evans

    What is your favourite bike?
    Cervelo

    What is your preferred cycling endeavour?
    Want to ride accross New Zealand
     
  8. JohnO

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    Where are you from?

    Kentucky, USA


    Where is your favourite location to visit?

    The bar at the Galt House in Louisville. Stocks over 100 varieties of bourbon.


    When was the last time you cried?

    When my mother died. 20 years ago, I still miss her.


    What is your favourite food?

    Crab legs and cheesecake.


    What is your best quality?

    Tenacity.


    What is your worst weakness?

    Procrastination, when I don't like something.


    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?

    Holland - most cycle friendly place I've ever seen, the coffee was terrific and the beer was both good and cheap.


    What do you dislike most about other people?

    Arrogance and self absorption. There's a wonderful world outside of your mind, if you can just see it.


    Describe your perfect day?

    A 60 mile ride through horse farm country, 65 degrees F, scattered clouds, and few cars on the road. A rest stop by the Woodford Reserve distillery, to lay on the grass and breathe in the smell of fine bourbon. Big heaping dish of homemade pasta for dinner.


    What is your marital status?

    Married, but don't rub it in.


    What is your favourite colour?

    Blue. No, green (whoosh)


    What is you best physical feature?

    I look younger than I actually am, or so they say.


    Do you believe in God?

    Yes. Better safe than sorry. Ah, there has to be a God, this couldn't have happened by chance.


    What would you like your epitaph to read?

    I'll be right back...


    Who is your favourite cyclist?

    King Eddy. He was my hero when I was just starting to ride. Still the best.


    What is your favourite bike?

    My old Falcon San Remo. Silkly smooth ride, yet stiff, and the 30 year old Campy gear is still precise.


    What is your preferred cycling endeavour?[/QUOTE]

    A ride through the rolling hills of horse farm country. Preferably, with a shapely lass in lycra riding in front of me.
     
  9. dbackmtg

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    Where are you from?
    Jersey Shore, Pa.

    Where is your favourite location to visit?
    Outer Banks, NC

    When was the last time you cried?
    Godfather's Funeral

    What is your favourite food?
    Cheeseburger pie

    What is your best quality?
    enthusiasm for the things I like

    What is your worst weakness?
    sweets, especially cookies

    Which country, that you have visited, impressed you most?
    switzerland

    What do you dislike most about other people?
    I don't

    Describe your perfect day?
    a ride up the trail with my wife and two children, lunch, and then a ride home, ending with a fire pit or something

    What is your marital status?
    Married

    What is your favourite colour?
    blue

    What is you best physical feature?
    strong chin

    Do you believe in God?
    yes

    What would you like your epitaph to read?
    a excellent father and husband

    Who is your favourite cyclist?
    Jens Voight
    What is your favourite bike?
    Trek Madone 5.2
    What is your preferred cycling endeavour?
    _early sat. or sun. morning rides of 20-30 miles_________________
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