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Forum: Foo
07-20-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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Chicken legs with Fiesta season it all rub. Going...
07-20-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Hondo Gravel

70 is crazy but Iím mostly on pavement since the...

70 is crazy but Iím mostly on pavement since the county decided to pave the gravel :mad: if I go to an all gravel route I drop the air pressure significantly. Hard packed gravel is what the surface...
07-20-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I usually run 700x35 tires if that matters. If I...

I usually run 700x35 tires if that matters. If I like the road morph I will get the mountain morph for my MTB bikes. I’m not near a REI or a LBS I have to research and guess and use Amazon :twitchy:...
07-20-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Thanks for the responses. Reviews say the road...

Thanks for the responses. Reviews say the road morph does ok on MTB tires but maybe I should have purchased the mountain morph for my gravel bike. My Lezyne pump is the mountain version. Since I...
07-19-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 337
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Topeak Road Morph

I ordered this pump to fix roadside flats. The CO2 doesnít put enough pressure in my 700x42 gravel bike tires and my Lezyne mini pump takes too long but it is a good pump. I just wanted a pump that...
07-19-19, 01:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 548
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Reminds me of a friend that brought over freezer...

Reminds me of a friend that brought over freezer burned chicken and ice that smelled like fish. He thought he was doing me a favor.
07-19-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 781
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Pig, chicken, cow, fish and vegetables. I have...

Pig, chicken, cow, fish and vegetables. I have excellent bloodwork especially after the doc put me on 10mg of Crestor :lol:
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Hondo Gravel

We all know somebody you can’t stand when sober....

We all know somebody you can’t stand when sober. But when they are drunk they are ok. I’m not trying to be funny. Don’t bother Uncle Whoever until 2pm he will be drunk by then and tolerable.
07-19-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,879
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I know nothing about hot weather.

I know nothing about hot weather.
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, if I donít have his food ready that cat will...

Yup, if I donít have his food ready that cat will bite me.
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Hondo Gravel

My 3 legged cat has the right idea

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I will stay in this box in the cool AC you can go...
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By Hondo Gravel

:lol: now you tell me. I knew something wasnít...

:lol: now you tell me. I knew something wasnít quite right.
07-18-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 470
Posted By Hondo Gravel

40 miles on gravel bike on Sunday and I melted....

40 miles on gravel bike on Sunday and I melted. Monday yard work melted again. Tuesday 11.86 mile hike and was roasted. Wednesday recovery smoked a pig and had a few suds. Today we will see it’s only...
07-18-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Blazing hot here. I have incorporated hiking into...

Blazing hot here. I have incorporated hiking into my exercise plan. Every other day either a hike or a bike because the heat drains my energy and enthusiasm.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 03:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 424
Posted By Hondo Gravel

This is what Iím smoking

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Bacon wrapped pork tenderloin from local meat...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,734
Posted By Hondo Gravel

11.86 miles of hiking yesterday, it was hot....

11.86 miles of hiking yesterday, it was hot. Feeling it today :twitchy:. Must have sweated out gallons of water. Saw only one other soul on a dual suspension MTB. Probably get on my gravel bike this...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 09:52 AM
07-16-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, outpatient surgery. Takes them about an hour...

Yup, outpatient surgery. Takes them about an hour so I get on the surgical assembly line. Just the recovery takes forever but after about a week I can walk for exercise. I hate the stitch removal...
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,638
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I was 1 year old. But I remember :lol:

I was 1 year old. But I remember :lol:
07-15-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 762
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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gxb is gravel bike
I use a notebook to track...
07-15-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 990
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I always move rocks off the county roads when...

I always move rocks off the county roads when they shred the grass so others will not hit them with their cars. But I don’t let anybody see me do this good deed because I don’t wan’t to be sued....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Great video. I have Vittoria Dry gravel tires on...

Great video. I have Vittoria Dry gravel tires on my gravel bike 700x40. So far so good.
07-14-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Chainsaws and weed eaters are not friendly...

Chainsaws and weed eaters are not friendly basically any machinery that vibrates.. Iíve had several hand operations to correct dupuytrens starting at age 26. Cycling has minimal aggravation so itís...
Forum: Foo
07-14-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Bee flew into my helmet vent

Stung me on the top of my head :cry: good thing I had on a skull cap. Luckily Iím not allergic. Any such stories of encounters such as angry squirrels? Share some of them.
07-14-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yup, mice break into my bags of cattle cubes but...

Yup, mice break into my bags of cattle cubes but only if they get past my best mouser. A small female cat that wondered up about 10 years ago. She left me a batch of kittens then I had her fixed....
07-14-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 868
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I only drink while hanging out in the back yard...

I only drink while hanging out in the back yard under some oak trees. Seen too many alcohol related tragedies and avoidable problems. I’ll have a few beers then hit the sack at home.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,202
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Ok, I was looking up information about how...

Ok, I was looking up information about how emaciated some pro riders appear. This thread showed up from the dead. I am interested about being on the line of being super fit or super sick. Since I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 06:23 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,202
Posted By Hondo Gravel

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1YBP8v6fi2w

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1YBP8v6fi2w
07-14-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,171
Posted By Hondo Gravel

You will drink all the water then you will have a...

You will drink all the water then you will have a block of ice you can’t drink. Ice cold water gives me a splitting headache so I only add a few ice cubes to keep the water coolish. Experiment and...
07-14-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Oops :lol: I answer this thread twice. I’m losing...

Oops :lol: I answer this thread twice. I’m losing it in this Texas heat.
07-14-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I avg 10-12 hrs a week Iím not tall as you (5-10)...

I avg 10-12 hrs a week Iím not tall as you (5-10) hovering around 200 pounds and no Iím not fat. Peak condition I will be 185-190 built like an ox :lol:. Years of manual ranch labor and weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 294
Views: 42,202
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Funny thread. Who cares? I don’t. Now I’m...

Funny thread. Who cares? I don’t. Now I’m ordering a double meat Whataburger with cheese and large fries but I’m not concerned. I will ride the calories off on the bike. What about us medium arm guys?
07-13-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By Hondo Gravel

What about us below average Dicks and Janes?...

What about us below average Dicks and Janes? :lol: I will stick to performance enhancing cheap Keystone Light and a steak on the pit. 102 miles this week in the heat and Iím dead. Iím going to sit...
07-13-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 391
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Anybody ride Motobecanes?

I have several Motobecane bicycles and they have been good bikes. I have modified all of them with aftermarket parts to customize them to what I like. I have no problems with them they have been as...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m being sarcastic :lol: when it’s dry in the...

I’m being sarcastic :lol: when it’s dry in the atmosphere the cruising altitude airliners leave no vapor trail behind. I find the chem-trail conspiracies amusing, especially on Coast to Coast AM. The...
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 656
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Chemtrails from airliners lol

A few days ago many airliners were flying over my house landing in San Antonio. A thunderstorm diverted the usual flight pattern. I said watch this airplane spray us which it did when flying near a...
07-12-19, 09:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 415
Posted By Hondo Gravel

HP is frustrating. I take Losartan and...

HP is frustrating. I take Losartan and amlodipine. My condition is hereditary I have been active all my life (51) Doesn’t seem to hinder activities but it flushes electrolytes so I increase my intake...
07-12-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,647
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Elitist attitudes that ruin my riding buzz. Crazy...

Elitist attitudes that ruin my riding buzz. Crazy little league baseball dad yelling at his kid for riding too slow and then Mr. Michelob Ultra Light drinker with his giant teeth thinking he is in a...
07-12-19, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,410
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Tour De France riders are cheating by eating poo...

Tour De France riders are cheating by eating poo of elite runners but it will be around 2026 when they bust them.
07-12-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 962
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I don’t worry about it there are too many...

I don’t worry about it there are too many factors. Charts say 700-800 an hour maybe pedaling a gravel grinder uphill. But then I coast downhill.
07-12-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 922
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Everything is bad for you :twitchy: fruit juice...

Everything is bad for you :twitchy: fruit juice to chronic cardio. So I just don’t care. I try to eat sensible and get regular exercise from mainly cycling and hiking.
07-12-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,527
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Diets don’t work. Best way to go crazy and drive...

Diets don’t work. Best way to go crazy and drive everybody around you nuts. Burn massive calories on the bike and don’t over eat. Push a lawn mower or other chores.
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 08:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,583
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Even in Texas we use “Now what in the Sam Hill” I...

Even in Texas we use “Now what in the Sam Hill” I never bothered to find out the origins of that phrase until I reread all the posts. Cool, I know now. Never too late the learn new stuff.
07-11-19, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By Hondo Gravel

After a 3 hour ride today in the heat I smelled...

After a 3 hour ride today in the heat I smelled like ammonia. I was like you did drink too much beer last night maybe that was it? I had a good ride and felt strong despite the heat I just smelled...
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Cool video.

Cool video.
07-11-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Tour De France ends on gravel

Stage 6 ends on a steep grade of gravel. Made the finish more interesting.
07-11-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,737
Posted By Hondo Gravel

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07-11-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,225
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Donít over analyze that is my humble opinion. Iím...

Donít over analyze that is my humble opinion. Iím one to party too much and train too hard :lol: Listen to what youíre body is telling you and adjust accordingly. Iím 51 and moderation is not my...
07-10-19, 11:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 536
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Dupuytrens Strikes Again lol

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Pinkie curling in fast, pulling the ring finger...
07-10-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,536
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I buy White Lightning chain lube at Walmart :D

I buy White Lightning chain lube at Walmart :D
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