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Post by Michael Stride » Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:50 am

From the 'Octane Sport' press orifice....

Octane Sport are pleased to welcome Sam 'the man I am (honest I am)'
Gordon to the Virage 'flow' team. Those that know Sam will know he has
been looking at rears for years. In his quest for satisfaction he has
tried many, paid for some, and ridden some very hard indeed. We feel
honoured that he joins the flow team and hope that the Virage helps
him to come higher up the podium.

End of massage.

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Rear of the year

Post by Sam Gordon » Thu Feb 19, 2009 3:11 pm

Thanks Michael!

No shame in appreciating fine booty, as our Eirish cousins will vouch:

http://www.peoplesrepublicofcork.com/~p ... p?t=148589

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One for Pelle there.

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Post by Carsten Pingel » Fri Feb 20, 2009 8:25 am

Yo Sam, now you can sell all your GOG's ! :-)

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Thanx

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Fri Feb 20, 2009 9:29 am

Thanx sam! always love you!;)

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Post by Sam Gordon » Fri Feb 20, 2009 4:35 pm

Sell my G.O.G.s Carsten??? Never!

Damien Hirst has offered to preserve the trucks in Formaldehyde and display them in the Saatchi gallery where they will attain their deserved value as true high art.

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I said, "Oi Damien, No! You can stick your crazy artworks where the sun don't shine, but my G.O.Gs are staying one inch off the ground on a skateboard where they belong, in amongst the grit and plastic!"

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Besides, the Virage trucks have a pack mentality.

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Post by Michael Stride » Fri Feb 20, 2009 4:56 pm

Oh dear. We need professionals. Badly.

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Post by Wesley Tucker » Fri Feb 20, 2009 5:53 pm

Michael Stride wrote:Oh dear. We need professionals. Badly.
I'm pretty sure that girl's a professional. Probably in a union. Definitely making more than minimum wage.
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Post by Michael Stride » Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:09 pm

there is no proof thats a girl.

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Post by Rob Ashby » Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:58 pm

Well I think I'd be prepared to take a chance on her!

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Post by Jonathan Harms » Sun Feb 22, 2009 12:15 am

Sam Gordon wrote:Damien Hirst has offered to preserve the trucks in Formaldehyde and display them in the Saatchi gallery where they will attain their deserved value as true high art.

I said, "Oi Damien, No! You can stick your crazy artworks where the sun don't shine, but my G.O.Gs are staying one inch off the ground on a skateboard where they belong, in amongst the grit and plastic!"
Good for you, Sam. I doubt the formaldehyde would be good for the bushings, anyway.

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Post by Michael Stride » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:00 pm

To complement the absolute professionalism of Sam Gordon we welcome Pelleplast to the Virage team 'Flow'. We all know what a fine, sober, sensible chap he is, so help me god.......

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Post by Toby Warg » Thu Mar 05, 2009 3:57 pm

CONGRATS PELLE!!!

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Post by Robert Gaisek » Thu Mar 05, 2009 4:54 pm

Congrats Pelle!!!! WOOOAAOOOWWW.....teamtrucks!!
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Post by Jonathan Harms » Thu Mar 05, 2009 11:04 pm

Shouldn't they look a bit more like this, then? :-)

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cool!

Post by Antonio Saluena » Fri Mar 06, 2009 7:58 am

Congratulations Pelle!

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THANX!

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:34 am

Thanx!!!! I am truly deeply honoured to be a part of this, finally I'm going to race with you sam and not against you, maybe kick your tiny little team ass;) And Thanx michael for believing in me! I will not let you down! Finally I am somebody
what a truck!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! awsome and thanx every one that congrats me ;))

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Post by Sam Gordon » Sun Mar 08, 2009 11:34 am

Holy Crap.
Does this mean I have to wear a lime green mankini from here on?

Sam


Nice one Pelle!

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no

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:20 pm

no sam this year i got something new... you see ;) i bring you one too!! just sit tight

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Tight?

Post by Sam Gordon » Sun Mar 08, 2009 7:43 pm

I'm sitting tighter than a blowfish's backside.

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Think I've just vacuumed myself to this charming girl's hand.

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woooooooooooooow

Post by Pelle Gustafsson » Tue Mar 10, 2009 9:18 am

the truck arraival yesterday and i went to "le garage" to trye it on my gs board whit bigzig......and??? totaly masterpiece! i cant put a finger on what is the thing hit it BUT it turns like i want it to do.... THANX michael you make a perfekt truck for a perfekt price!

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Sam

Post by Jason Bishop » Fri Apr 10, 2009 12:11 pm

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Post by Jonathan Harms » Fri Apr 10, 2009 7:15 pm

To paraphrase a line from "Snatch":
"Well, f*ck me, Sammy, what have you been eating?"
Well done, mate!

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Do, don't think!

Post by Sam Gordon » Mon Apr 13, 2009 8:09 pm

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Librarian thought food. Faster through the system!

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Virage Team Review, April 2009

Post by Sam Gordon » Tue Sep 15, 2009 12:47 am

Those shorts. Well, Pelle had gone home. Someone had to handcuff down standards.

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6th Place Tunnel Slalom World Cup - Am Group

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Harms Pics

He was sent back to Sweden for going too quickly and wearing too much.

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Virage Team Review, April 2009

Post by Sam Gordon » Tue Sep 15, 2009 1:06 am

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Rob, Pelle, Michael, Sam and Pies.

Team shirt: Pie-factory camouflage.

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Airflow Slalombrunch, May 2009

Post by Sam Gordon » Thu Sep 17, 2009 12:36 am

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We camped overnight on top of a slab of cheap beer and crushed eidelwiss.

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Ouch, my head. Even the tinies were fast that day.

1st place in the B group after qualifying low. My reaction times in the start gate were non existent, so the trucks and deck carried me though:

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Great showing in Zurich of Team GB!

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Post by Michael Stride » Thu Sep 17, 2009 9:21 am

Team is an anagram of meat.

And tame.

and AT 'EM
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Hog Hill Blighty Championships, June 2009

Post by Sam Gordon » Thu Sep 17, 2009 11:56 pm

The following month sees us back on home shores. In fact, as shared organiser of the Hog Hill race, its a chance to give something back. Well, that's what the public face prefers to believe. The real agenda is to give British skaters a taste of good competition and encourage them to try the odd race abroad. More drinking partners, see.

International level credibility was brought by the Gang of Germany doing the fully-laden drive-by thang, with the Hookers of Holland ramped up on the bonnet of Donald's truck as he'd taken on roadkill in the lower countries. Pavel Race Team in full effect. Not bad considering that the Grenoble race was on the same day with wads of cash available to the victors.

We took them training. English style:

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There was racing. I'm sure of it. Loads. And a fast GS. And a Dutch surfer who swept the boards.

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Hybrid H2H winner Ernst Jan de Boom

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