Thursday, March 19, 2009

The Challenge Is Made


Calling all RRR boys and girls!

We've been challenged by our FGBC brethern to a duel of speed, endurance, and fortitude. It is time to stand shoulder-to-shoulder and vanquish our Mennonite rivals (they must be GCs).

Here's a little ditty to get you going! Change a word or two or five and it's quite fitting. It's time to bike, BIKE, BIKE!

9 comments:

  1. sounds great. Too bad the battle will be long over by the time I get a chance to get to contribute to the fighting...

    I suspect some severe weighting will be needed to keep RRR in the game. Also, will different races have different weights? ex, will results(ie; participation) in reach the beach carry the same weight as a wed. night race?

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  2. of course, what I meant in the previous comment is that RRR would have the competition so well in hand by late June that all further results would only deepen FGBC's humiliation.

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  3. Agreed. Some means by which to level the playing field will need to be determined. We'll leave it to Brad to figure something out with his Masters Degree in Statistical Analysis . Regardless, the bottom line is race and do your best.

    Why do you say you won't be able to contribute, Duece? All MCA races are eligible.

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  4. Oh, gottcha...disregard my question to you, Duece. I think we submitted comments concurrently.

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  5. Dr. Divisive and I agreed that no 'weighting' will be used. There's just too many variables, and it is only a case of beer after all.

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  6. maybe a simple weighting formula would be to find out how many FG adn RRR riders have licenses, and then to multiply the number of points a RRR rider has earned by the ratio.

    Example. 10 FG riders have licenses and 5 RRR riders do. Then just multiply each point a RRR rider gets by 2 to even the field.

    I'm no math whiz, so there might be flaw with this that I'm not seeing...

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  7. So we should get double the beer when we win? Or is that payout twice as much if we lose. I'm not sure how that works. I guess bottom line is that we will have to actually race.

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  8. Racing is good...

    Now you'll need to update your club affiliation on your MCA license (and Jack's too).

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  9. hmmmm...didn't factor in the actual racing.

    given that new twist, we may need to multiply the RRR points by a higher number.

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