Thursday, July 23, 2009

I'm a heart breaker

I've been receiving e-mails and phone calls non-stop since my announcement yesterday wondering what the future holds for me. There have been some speculation by some, but I cannot verify any details on anything yet. I can let you in on an offer that was presented to me earlier this week:

Phone rings . . . .

OBR: Hello

Lance: Hello! Big Ring?

OBR: Yeah, who's this.

Lance: Your greatest fan!

OBR: Peter?

Lance: NO! Your BIGGEST fan!

OBR: Dicky?!

Lance: No, it's me - Lance.

OBR: Oh, hi Lance. How's it hanging?

Lance: Listen, I'll make this short cause I've got a little race that I'm trying to at least pull off a podium spot in and I've got some tweeting that I've got to do.

OBR: Listen Lance, I've got some things to do, so . . . .

Lance: Ohh, ohhhh, sorry . . . . it's just that I've heard that you've left Vassago and I was wondering if there were no other teams stepping up if you'd be interested in riding for my new team for next year? I'd like to name you first to the roster. We've got some cool bikes and stuff . . .
OBR: That's awfully nice of you Lance, but another offer was put on the table and I'm going to have to go with that.

Lance: But we've got cool uniforms and stuff. We got a bus. We're racing a bunch of cool races. We're partnered up with Radio Shack, so I can get you like any electronic device you'd want for at least, like 35% off regular price . . .

OBR: Like I said Lance, thanks for the offer but really, I've committed to another team that I'm tickled pink about.

Lance: Did I mention that we've got a bus and stuff?!?

OBR: Yep, I caught that. Listen Lance, I got to run.

Lance: But, but, but . . . . .

OBR: Good talking to you Lance. Good luck. (click)

What can I say, I'm a heart breaker.

I might have some details tomorrow.


Papa G said...

My guess is you will be riding for a team whose initials are TT!

cornfed said...

So you got the pink one, eh? Didn't want the dukes of tennessee orange then, eh?

could have had and 01x01
get silver hubs and spokes with black rims and build the anti-dicky Meatplow meets Mootplow.

Word to the wise, if you want a 16t cog order a 14 or a 15 and maybe you'll get a 16t. He sends what you need, not what you want.

wv: nononarm

the original big ring said...

Giles - nope!

Cornfed - why on earth would I ever want to run a 14 or a 15t?!?!? I don't run anything under 22t.

cheers fellas

cornfed said...

That's exactly what he wants you to believe. Don't you believe it.