Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day---Where can you ride the boards indoors TODAY?


From: "ternst" <ternst1@cox.net>
To: "Peter Jourdain" <pjourdain@yahoo.com>, <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>, "Aldo Ross" <aldoross4@siscom.net>
References: <20060111053544.19836.qmail@web34110.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day---Where can you ride the boards indoors TODAY?
Date: Tue, 10 Jan 2006 21:56:23 -0800
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They have classes at Carson, and private instruction. Just the ticket for vacation that's not in the travel guide, but what a thing to do in sunny California, all the regular tourist stuff and then on the boards and on the road. Bike riding Nirvana! Ted Ernst Palos Verdes Estates, CA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Jourdain"
To: ; "ternst" ; "Aldo


Ross" <aldoross4@siscom.net> Sent: Tuesday, January 10, 2006 9:35 PM Subject: Re: [CR]Pic of the Day - Ted Ernst at the 1957 Chicago 6-Day---Where can you ride the boards indoors TODAY?


> Thanks, Ted and Aldo--FANTASTIC STUFF!
>
> I know there are blacktop outdoor tracks where Joe
> Schmoes like me can ride (e.g., Kenosha, WI in my neck
> of the woods). But where in the country can a regular
> guy ride real BOARDS INDOORS, just to see what it's
> like? I'd love to do it some day (Who wouldn't,
> right?).
>
> Cheerio,
>
> Peter Jourdain
> Whitewater, Wisconsin
>
>
>> > On 1/10/06, ternst <ternst1@cox.net> wrote:
>> >> It was about a ten lap track.
>> >> A little over 50 degrees.
>> >> Pretty hot, eh, or maybe cool depending on where
>> you live.
>> >> When I think back especially as I'm at the ADT
>> Velodrome in Carson, I
>> >> wonder, did I really do that?
>> >> The Carson, Ca track is only 45 degrees but it is
>> intimidating on first
>> >> view.
>> >> The interesting thing is after not having seen a
>> "real" track
>> >> race for some years, it felt strange.
>> >> Now after having been there more regularly, it's
>> just like old hat and
>> >> "belongs" as if it was never gone.
>> >> Great feeling.
>> >> You ALL owe it to yourselves to come out and
>> watch a steep board track ra
>> > ce
>> >> soon, if not now.
>> >> Then and only then can you really feel the
>> essence of your track bikes an
>> > d
>> >> appreciate the glow you will get while letting
>> your fingers run over the
>> >> tubings.
>> >> That steel is still alive and enjoys the psychic
>> connection it gets when
>> > it
>> >> knows you've seen a real "saucer" and your
>> letting that energy flow into
>> > it.
>> >> Ted Ernst
>> >> Palos Verdes Estates, CA