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Posted by Thom on September 20, 2001 at 23:42:51:

In Reply to: Steele Pass (forgot the link) posted by randall on September 20, 2001 at 18:16:24:

This Vandeman guy was first brought to my attention a couple years ago. Namely a web-buddy of the 4wd type clued me into him. Basically your standard over-educated arrogant jerk with no constructive hobbies, stuck in a job determined to be "vastly beneath him." This link may be outdated.


According to my friend:

there's a true lunatic on a newsgroup i check (rec.backcountry), this guy
wants pure wilderness everywhere and takes every opportunity to attack mountainbikers that he can. he has had several isp's cancel his accounts
for abuse; he levels some immature personal attacks; his neighbor posted notes
that the guy wants all cars in the bay area "bombed" because his cat ran
into the street and got run over; and he fabricates science. the guy is a
PHD and 35-yr programmer at pacbell! the bike crowd even built a "michael
vandemann, phd" page to expose him. he is a poster child for pure idiocy
and blind allegiance to a cause. i encourage you to check out that ng, very
entertaining (the mtb groups are a hoot too, can't wait til he comes over

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