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garytingley

Oct 15, 13 5:56

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hmmm... https://twitter.com/garytingley


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How does it work? You will tell us what Segment you would like to have, our professional segment snatchers will go out and bury themselves to claim (or reclaim) your glory!!!!!!!!!



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Posted: 2013-09-30, 6:20PM CDT

Updated: 2013-09-30, 6:20PM CDT


(This post was edited by gtingley on Oct 15, 13 6:19)


TriGirrrrl

Oct 15, 13 5:57

Post #2 of 53 (5606 views)
Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

possibly the most desperate thing I have seen yet


Fred D

Oct 15, 13 6:07

Post #3 of 53 (5566 views)
Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [TriGirrrrl] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Worse than fins?


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azurebl911

Oct 15, 13 6:11

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Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [TriGirrrrl] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

TriGirrrrl wrote:
possibly the most desperate thing I have seen yet

Well, only topped by the person who picks up the phone and call these guys...


nslckevin

Oct 15, 13 6:13

Post #5 of 53 (5527 views)
Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Why not just drive it? Or better yet, set up your bike on a trainer in the back of a pick up truck and have somebody drive you while you pedal so that there is power data. Might not work so well on a twisty descent though. :-)

Kevin

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My Strava


garytingley

Oct 15, 13 6:18

Post #6 of 53 (5510 views)
Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [nslckevin] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

I think its the latter, power data to make it "believable". I've seen some flat course times locally that are questionable, looks like drafting/moto'ing off of of a car could definitely be a factor.

Of course, you could always use "digital EPO" .... or maybe not ... http://www.scarletfire.co.uk/...-to-cheat-on-strava/


TriGirrrrl

Oct 15, 13 6:19

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Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [Fred D] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

yes even worse than fins
we are talking about Strava for fuck's sake

cheating is always wrong but the level of desperation to have a virtual KOM???????

oh a psychotherapists wet dream


TriGirrrrl

Oct 15, 13 6:20

Post #8 of 53 (5482 views)
Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [nslckevin] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

you are way too creative on the cheating thing

I am far too honest - none of this shit would ever occur to me

but of course I do not give a rat's ass about how I compare on strava to anyone but me


apbadger

Oct 15, 13 6:23

Post #9 of 53 (5469 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Sigh. I know far too many Strava warriors, but hopefully none that would ever reach this low.


mck414

Oct 15, 13 6:24

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Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Jeesuz I hope this is a joke.

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Beachboy

Oct 15, 13 6:26

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Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Im on the phone right now.....


STP

Oct 15, 13 6:27

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Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

This is a great play on this theme. It is a video produced by Peloton. The theme is they get a "secret" incognito rider to go out and take away a KOM from a real pro. In preparation for the KOM run they outfit him with a bike, equipment and clothing which I assume are paid product placements.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5b6-UAPvpg


nslckevin

Oct 15, 13 6:53

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Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [STP] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

STP wrote:
This is a great play on this theme. It is a video produced by Peloton. The theme is they get a "secret" incognito rider to go out and take away a KOM from a real pro. In preparation for the KOM run they outfit him with a bike, equipment and clothing which I assume are paid product placements.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x5b6-UAPvpg

That's a really funny video!

Kevin

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My Strava


stringcheese

Oct 15, 13 7:15

Post #14 of 53 (5277 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Can you say "Franchise"?

I'm on the phone with these guys to lock in the Cedar Rapid's/Iowa City Iowa location.
Of course, I'll need to hire out some Cat 1 guys to make this work.

Give me a call..1-800-KINGME

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roamingseaside

Oct 15, 13 7:15

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Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

From Austin? Is that you L Armstrong?


Power13

Oct 15, 13 7:22

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Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

So what happens when some schmoe in Austin hires these jokers to "win back" his Strava segment and they send out some Pro or Cat 1? They "win back" the segment....but then guy who just "lost" HIS segment calls them up...."Hey, I need you guys to go get this segment back for me." How long before they run out of faster "segment snatchers" who can 1 up themselves? Wink


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Burnt Toast

Oct 15, 13 7:34

Post #17 of 53 (5166 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [roamingseaside] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

roamingseaside wrote:
From Austin? Is that you L Armstrong?


He needs some way to feed his family.


(This post was edited by Burnt Toast on Oct 15, 13 7:34)


Carl Spackler

Oct 15, 13 7:36

Post #18 of 53 (5150 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [Power13] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

They call guys in California, who then smash all the TX cat 1 pretenders.

Trying to decide who is more pathetic: the tools who posted that or the person who would call them.


(This post was edited by Carl Spackler on Oct 15, 13 7:38)


Burnt Toast

Oct 15, 13 7:41

Post #19 of 53 (5115 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [Carl Spackler] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Carl Spackler wrote:
They call guys in California, who then smash all the TX cat 1 pretenders.

Trying to decide who is more pathetic: the tools who posted that or the person who would call them.

ITs a toss up.

Six of one thing and a half a dozen of the other.


Power13

Oct 15, 13 8:03

Post #20 of 53 (4958 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [Carl Spackler] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Carl Spackler wrote:
They call guys in California, who then smash all the TX cat 1 pretenders.

.

LOL...well played.


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ZackCapets

Oct 15, 13 8:07

Post #21 of 53 (4928 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [Carl Spackler] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Carl Spackler wrote:
They call guys in California, who then smash all the TX cat 1 pretenders.

Trying to decide who is more pathetic: the tools who posted that or the person who would call them.

I don't understand all the negativity directed toward the people that posted that. Lighten up! If it's not a joke it's a hilarious idea and I would gladly set up an NC franchise. If someone is willing to pay you to ride your bike for their Strava gains, the shame is theirs. You are enabling a harmless behavior that pretty much only results in deadweight loss on the part of the fool desperate enough to pay you.

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lightheir

Oct 15, 13 8:08

Post #22 of 53 (4913 views)
Re: New trend? Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM for you. [nslckevin] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

nslckevin wrote:
Why not just drive it? Or better yet, set up your bike on a trainer in the back of a pick up truck and have somebody drive you while you pedal so that there is power data. Might not work so well on a twisty descent though. :-)

Because it's even easier to use Digital Epo!

http://www.digitalepo.com/


ATC

Oct 15, 13 8:17

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Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [gtingley] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

Dont worry everyone, your strava segments are safe. I have good info that it was made in jest, even though the masked riders did apparently get a lot of emails!

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Printer

Oct 15, 13 8:20

Post #24 of 53 (4855 views)
Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [ZackCapets] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

ZackCapets wrote:
Carl Spackler wrote:
They call guys in California, who then smash all the TX cat 1 pretenders.

Trying to decide who is more pathetic: the tools who posted that or the person who would call them.


I don't understand all the negativity directed toward the people that posted that. Lighten up! If it's not a joke it's a hilarious idea and I would gladly set up an NC franchise. If someone is willing to pay you to ride your bike for their Strava gains, the shame is theirs. You are enabling a harmless behavior that pretty much only results in deadweight loss on the part of the fool desperate enough to pay you.

Zach,

What are you doing later this week?

It's all right here: http://app.strava.com/athletes/345699


InWyo

Oct 15, 13 8:24

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Re: Hiring Pro/CAT 1 Strava "segment snatchers" to reclaim your KOM [roamingseaside] [In reply to] Quote | Reply

roamingseaside wrote:
From Austin? Is that you L Armstrong?

My first thought as well

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