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Athertons to GT?

Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by Nagaredama, Sep 22, 2011.

  1. norbar

    norbar Turbo Monkey

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    Seriously I thought you would be the last person to feel buthurt about it. It wasn't that bad (or serious) and if trib is right try to go through your customs not being a us citizen and be positive.
     

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  2. Jim Mac

    Jim Mac MAKE ENDURO GREAT AGAIN

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    or tell the truth about anything.:thumb:
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    I heard all 3 Athertons will be combining into one super Atherton named AtherTRON.

    In response, GT will drop Mick Hannah, who will start a fruit farm in the US with his wife called Hannah and Hannah Banana rama Montana.

    Its all fact.
     
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    Interesting as GT runs Sram suspension. Gee would presumably be on the Blackbox program in that case? Or will they stick with Fox
     
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    bizutch Delicate CUSTOM flower

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    The most obvious reason any of this might happen is because Ska Todd is at GT now...and what Ska Todd wants, Ska Todd gets.
     
  8. SCARY

    SCARY Not long enough

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    I need more of these green square things^^
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  9. SCARY

    SCARY Not long enough

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    I need more of these green square things^^
    ^^That was supposed to be directed toward the Anti -Atherton statement.But as a stupid American,I am of limited capabilities to actuate computer stuff,things.
     
  10. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    i could give two sh!ts about what he said. im just saying people making comments on internet forums isnt quite the same as someone who is in the media spotlight all season and constantly has a camera in their face. plus, ive had british food. its horrific. :p
     
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    Bah, its three kids jumping ship for more money. I wouldn't read into more than that.
     
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    I haven't heard all their comments, but the ones I did hear about American food were spot on. A lot of our food is tasty, but we eat more "junk" than Europeans. That being said, USA is still the best mutha-effing-country on God's green earth!!!:rockout:
     
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    What???.....You don't want to eat something called "Spotted Dick"?:D
     
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    They already were with Giant for a year or two before they went to Commencial. I don't really see them going back to Giant, but I guess anything's possible.

    As for GT; I think they have a stronger DH bike following in Great Britain and Europe, so that could be reason for the Athertons to move. If this is the case, I hope GT keeps Beaumont.....or he goes to Syndicate (but I don't think that's gonna happen).
     
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    lot of funny post on this thread... but this one cracked me up.
     
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    Whatever they say about american food- we got every single country in europe's asses beat in the sandwich department.
     
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    The thing is we don't have to eat sandwiches. We can cook.;)
     
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    Cook?

    What do you mean I can't just walk into a store and buy a 2000 calorie mound of Monsanto bread, medicated meat and GM veg covered in 15 delicious spicy sauces?

    ;)
     
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    You forgot the hair cut bills too.
    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::thumb:

    Cecil
     
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    You'd be dissapointed if you ordered Welsh Rabbit too!
     
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    Furys? Well out of 300 riders at a race last weekend, I saw one. Don't think they're doing too well at all, although I expect the Alu one to sell ok
     
  22. trib

    trib not worthy of a Rux.

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    It's Welsh Rarebit...off topic
     
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    I think that the Fury could use some geometry refinement. The BB is too high, the head angle is too steep, and wheelbase is too short. Maybe with the Athertons on board there will be some tweaks. That said, I've never ridden the Fury so it's all armchair engineering and e-speculation on my behalf!
     
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    I'm here to post in this important thread. Isn't it spelled "rarebit"?
     
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    pedaled one around and those were my exact thoughts, very short TT it seemed as well.
     
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    Would you believe me if i told you this is all a surprise to me and I don't know anything bout all this?
     
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    Nonsense. I know for a fact that you have bought at least 1 Hannah/Hannah banana. I saw the receipt on ebay.
     
  29. BC VAN

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    bah hahaha
     
  30. IH8Rice

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    apparently Lopes knows. knowledge comes from not wearing a shirt and tweeting
     
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    My secret is out....I got stock in HHB...... funny story, I think Mic used to actually work on a banana plantation.
     
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    Sorry lads ..my bad, but you can hardly blame me for not 100% understanding what a Welsh waiter said to me! :D
     
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    Welshist!
     
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    They all spell the same to me
     
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    You mean to tell me he was your team masseuse at Rotec/White Bros?:shocked:

    You could have married him instead of...oh wait, right choice!:thumb:
     
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    rep +1 hahaha
     
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    Pffft, pies should have meat in them, not fruit. That alone makes the USA a mockery of a country
     
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    I'm pretty sure that professional bike riders don't switch sponsors due to how big a following a bicycle brand has in a given region. Note the part about professionals, as opposed to internet fanboys.
     
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    The 2010 one or the 2011 one that comes with an angleset and is already slackened out? I wonder if they would be better with -2 headset + a 55mm stem.