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So your buddy tells you that the other guy (we will call him dude)you occasionally ride with had a goal this year; it was to bury you on the road by the fall. You have not ridden with this dude all season.

You have ridden and trained all season. The dude; all talk no work.

You are going on a ride tomorrow morning with said dude. You know you can average 21+ if you have a partner to share the pain with. You also know the dude can only handle, at best 17mph.

Would you be kind or make him hurl?

P.S. We have been at each other for years. It's fun acting like a bunch of children.:cool:
 

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Make him hurl.
 

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Won't he just wheelsuck the whole way?

Find a BIG hill. THEN make him hurl. :thumbsup:
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Won't he just wheelsuck the whole way?

Find a BIG hill. THEN make him hurl. :thumbsup:
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Umm, no. He will have to work pretty hard to keep up the pace and suck off of me for 35miles. I will make sure he can hang on so he stays somewhat motivated to keep cranking along.

Given the quick responses from everyone; hurling it is.
 

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To properly crush him, you must crush his soul. I'd start at about where you think his limit is and then slowly ramp up the pace. The key is not to appear like you're doing it or appear affected by it. It must look effortless for you, so much that he leaves the sport and sells all of his stuff. You can pick up some pretty good deals that way. :devil:
 

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make him hurt the whole way thru... give him a glimmer of hope nearring the end ( say last mile or so.. " let" him take the lead...) only to crush as you breeze on by smilling politely and thanking him for such a great ride
 

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Plan on the 35 miles at the start. At about mile 28 or so, tell him you are feeling really good and would like to go to 50. Since you've been hammering already, that will just add to the pain. Hurl should commence shortly after that.
 

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Just make sure he is behind you when hurling commences. Don't want to clean it off your bike or go down because you hit a slippery patch.
 

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I say go ride your normal pace. If you drop him, you drop him. If you don't, who cares. The world is full of enough $h8t to create more.

Take the high road and ride what your capable of. Let the cards fall where they may. It's not like he made a personal attack against you.
 

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Drop him...wait. Drop him...wait. Drop him...wait. See the pattern here? When you are just about home, put the hammer down and drop him, but don't wait.
Once you get home and cleaned up, call him to make sure he got home okay...
 

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I like the 1/2 wheel idea that Kerry suggested. Then near the end, if he gets some gumption to push a little harder, hammer down and make him hurl.
 

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Be the bigger man. Drop him & then let him catch back up & drop him again just so he knows the first time wasn't a fluke. There's nothing like cementing the point.
 

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Be a big man. Run him just to the edge of ragged on the flats. Then attack the hell out of him on EVERY hill you get on. If it's a long one, take it nice and easy, then ANNIHILATE him on the steepest pitch. When you get to the top, ask him what took so long and that you've been waiting.
 

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EVERY hill you get on. If it's a long one, take it nice and easy, then ANNIHILATE him on the steepest pitch. When you get to the top, ask him what took so long and that you've been waiting.
Nawww, loop back down & drop him again. 3x if it's long enough. Whistling while you're doing it creates a better effect.
 
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