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Who’s your favorite bike journalist?

hunterBicycle Retailer has a little survey up on their website asking readers, “Who is your favorite cycling journalist?”

I’m sure I’ll lose by a dreadful margin, but maybe some of you folks will help me not look so bad. Visit www.bicycleretailer.com and vote in the poll to the right of the screen.

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20 Comments

  1. Elisa MApril 6, 2009 at 9:36 pm

    when I voted, you had 51%! ftw!

  2. Ghost RiderApril 6, 2009 at 11:21 pm

    I don’t know, Jeff…I fear you don’t give yourself enough credit! Chalk up one more vote for you. Right now, you’re dominating the survey.

  3. Favorite bike journalist « Bike Monkey MagazineApril 6, 2009 at 11:31 pm

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  4. TerryApril 7, 2009 at 6:40 am

    You were the best art director also at that last mag. It just isn’t as good now.

  5. JamesApril 7, 2009 at 7:24 am

    Dreadful margin, huh? It is looking like you are pull this off to me. You certainly got my vote.

  6. Urban JeffApril 7, 2009 at 7:36 amAuthor

    I think Chipps is asleep at the wheel. Once he lets his legions know about the contest, he’ll win handily.

  7. christopherApril 7, 2009 at 8:16 am

    you’re up by about 200 votes when i just voted. plus, i just gave you a little love over at indycog.com. hopefully some of our readers will hop over and get you some action.

  8. kurtApril 7, 2009 at 8:25 am

    Jeff, don’t seel yourself short. A sizeable lead you have and shall retain.

  9. critninjaApril 7, 2009 at 9:13 am

    you had a pretty big lead this morning!

    hooray for social networking!

  10. irishpunk59April 7, 2009 at 10:06 am

    looks like you are still in the lead there Jeff, on another note there is a picture of you sportin the clysdale kit in the other magazine this month

  11. billApril 7, 2009 at 3:14 pm

    On another note, that other magazine has a post on their forum looking for votes while complaining that others are doing the same. That’s like them.

  12. bradoApril 8, 2009 at 3:14 pm

    bitches (reply to bill) You rock Jeff

  13. TerryApril 8, 2009 at 8:52 pm

    I tell you for a fact that the “other” magazine’s forum went to hell when Jeff left. They just do not have a clue how to deal with people (that don’t always agree with them).

  14. Jim C.April 11, 2009 at 7:19 am

    Wow! After dropping into third place in a slow and steady voting pattern, Maurice jumps into first place after gaining more than 500 votes in less than an hour–a voting increase which equals almost 25% of the total votes. Those guys really know how to stuff a ballot box.

  15. Urban JeffApril 11, 2009 at 7:55 amAuthor

    Yeah, mountain bikers everywhere learned a thing or two from George Bush.

  16. Jim C.April 11, 2009 at 8:17 am

    It was funny really. I went there to vote and you were up by over 200 votes, Mike Ferrentino was in second place, Maurice was in third with less than 400 votes. I was paging though the website and looking at this and that, and when I went back to the voting, Maurice had gained about 50 votes. So I refreshed the screen and he had gained another 4 or 5. I was on the internet for about another hour and before I turned in off, I went back to the poll and Maurice had gained about 500 votes from when I was there before.

    Acorn would probably hire those guys for lessons on ballot box stuffing.

  17. Favorite bike journalist | linkfeedrApril 12, 2009 at 2:51 pm

    [...] I thought maybe they’re looking for USA only bike journalists, but Chipp is one of the choices.I picked Urban Jeff for this poll. As of the time I voted, Jeff was in the lead by a [...]

  18. bradApril 13, 2009 at 9:08 am

    As predicted, Jeff did not come out on top but we all know who really won. And lost, big. Thanks for the support everyone!

  19. TerryApril 13, 2009 at 4:59 pm

    Those guys must be really pissed about your success with your new magazine.

  20. Jim C.April 16, 2009 at 9:24 pm

    I mentioned this on a thread on dirtrag’s forum when they were asking for votes. They pulled the thread.

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