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Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,837
Posted By bikecrate

Apparently, it was a pretty effective disguise.

Apparently, it was a pretty effective disguise.
07-19-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,706
Posted By bikecrate

I haven't watch pro cycling much until the last...

I haven't watch pro cycling much until the last 10 years or so. I missed the heyday of Lance and only caught the "comeback" era and there were rumors of doping swirling around him by then. In other...
07-19-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 308
Posted By bikecrate

Looks like cycling traffic will be calmed too. ...

Looks like cycling traffic will be calmed too. There are a few streets here that have them. Not a big deal if you know they are there and adjust your speed to flow with the traffic. Also, those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 748
Posted By bikecrate

If I was retired I would do it. The credit card...

If I was retired I would do it. The credit card version. I like beds and baths. I'm afraid by the time I reach retirement age my health may not be up to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,824
Posted By bikecrate

They just installed some in our downtown over the...

They just installed some in our downtown over the last year sometimes displacing the perfectly good bike lane. I dislike them. Even though it says bikes only...guess what...they become loading zones...
07-17-19, 11:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By bikecrate

Got it... :)

Got it... :)
07-17-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,351
Posted By bikecrate

On the good side you could send a little robot...

On the good side you could send a little robot ahead with a beer and sandwich and meet it for lunch.
07-17-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By bikecrate

No, I'm not familiar with that term.

No, I'm not familiar with that term.
07-16-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By bikecrate

This maybe simplistic, but why do the GC guys let...

This maybe simplistic, but why do the GC guys let this happen to them? The commentators knew a possible crosswinds battle was coming up, why wouldn't the team DS know too? Shouldn't they be telling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 362
Posted By bikecrate

Saturday did my usual Picnic to Davis Is. ride...

Saturday did my usual Picnic to Davis Is. ride for 42 miles. Sunday I rode to Weedon Is. and back with a few extra miles for another 42 miles. Brutally hot right now.
07-10-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,455
Posted By bikecrate

This is my first year paying for the NBCSN...

This is my first year paying for the NBCSN cycling subscription. I cut cable last year and Tiz-Cycling was getting a little flaky. I like it so far. You have the option of watching a commercial...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 434
Posted By bikecrate

It was July 4th extended weekend for me, so I got...

It was July 4th extended weekend for me, so I got in some bonus rides. I was also back in the Ocala Nat Forest for some rural riding. Thursday I went on a lumpy ride. Mostly going either up or...
07-08-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,755
Posted By bikecrate

I got a cheap Amazon knock off phone cover. It...

I got a cheap Amazon knock off phone cover. It would probably give some protection if I dropped it, but it is waterproof which is important in FL rain storms.
Forum: Southeast
07-08-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 913
Posted By bikecrate

It is a nice trail. I've been on part of it. ...

It is a nice trail. I've been on part of it. Pretty flat and easy to ride. Mostly rural and peaceful, but does do through some small FL towns. I suppose that is up to you if it is worth the...
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,837
Posted By bikecrate

This seems to happen a lot here in FL... A...

This seems to happen a lot here in FL...

A man pretending to be a police officer was arrested after he pulled over a deputy, authorities said...
07-02-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,436
Posted By bikecrate

Chronic back and left leg pain issues due to...

Chronic back and left leg pain issues due to scoliosis. Probably never going to be over it. I did get at least a dozen bug bites this weekend. I hope it clears up soon before I go riding again. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 701
Posted By bikecrate

I went out for my 26 mile evening Davis Is. ride...

I went out for my 26 mile evening Davis Is. ride on Tuesday. Damn hot, but did okay. Saturday I was out of town in the Ocala Nat Forest. I got to ride on some proper hills. If I wasn't going down I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,738
Posted By bikecrate

Shimano. Mostly because I don't think I've ever...

Shimano. Mostly because I don't think I've ever had a bike with Sram, so I would go with familiarity.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,225
Posted By bikecrate

Well, on the good side, all the bad dogs that...

Well, on the good side, all the bad dogs that chased people 15 years ago are too old to catch up now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 630
Posted By bikecrate

Well, that's a shame. There's always the Jamis...

Well, that's a shame. There's always the Jamis Renegade line. My other bike is a Expert, but they make some steel models that are pretty reasonable in price.
06-28-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,302
Posted By bikecrate

I've had a mixed bag with commercial trucks and...

I've had a mixed bag with commercial trucks and buses. Most drivers are fairly courteous. Some are rude and dangerous. I've been practically blown off the road by tractor trailers driving too close...
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,039
Posted By bikecrate

I store beer (temporarily) inside myself. ...

I store beer (temporarily) inside myself. Problem solved.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 578
Posted By bikecrate

I haven't been able to ride for the last couple...

I haven't been able to ride for the last couple of weeks due to family commitments, which was a shame because I felt like I had gotten myself in shape for summer before that. Like canklecat I was...
06-24-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,133
Posted By bikecrate

Ummm, something like this? Pavement Pounder

Ummm, something like this?
Pavement Pounder
Forum: Foo
06-19-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,223
Posted By bikecrate

Dinning room for meals with the family. If I'm by...

Dinning room for meals with the family. If I'm by myself I sit in the living room in front of the TV.
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,793
Posted By bikecrate

That show was so dumb it was hilarious. I mean...

That show was so dumb it was hilarious. I mean that as a compliment.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-19, 10:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,728
Posted By bikecrate

The summer rainy season just started this month...

The summer rainy season just started this month in earnest. There is a good chance there will be some kind of rain in the afternoon almost every day. When it begins and how heavy can vary. If it...
06-17-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,761
Posted By bikecrate

I could spend my entire bike ride "correcting"...

I could spend my entire bike ride "correcting" people. Not my style or worth my time. I only say something if their actions are about to effect me negatively.
06-17-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 8,238
Posted By bikecrate

At night I can see this as an issue, but is this...

At night I can see this as an issue, but is this really a problem in the daylight? I've encountered plenty of cyclist on streets and MUPs with flashing lights in the day time and never been blinded....
06-14-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,872
Posted By bikecrate

I like the smell of a new tire. Ummmmmmmmmmmm!!!

I like the smell of a new tire. Ummmmmmmmmmmm!!!
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,829
Posted By bikecrate

Didn't she sell her daughter for drugs in...

Didn't she sell her daughter for drugs in Morocco? That's pretty bad. :)
06-12-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 49,294
Posted By bikecrate

Watched the first three episodes of Schitt's...

Watched the first three episodes of Schitt's Creek on Netflix. Not bad. Has Chris Elliot, Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara in it so it must be good. It reminds me of Trailer Park Boys a bit. ...
06-11-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 478
Views: 49,294
Posted By bikecrate

Watched Good Omens first episode. Not sure if...

Watched Good Omens first episode. Not sure if I'll stick with it. Might give it at least one more try. Thought it was trying to be a little too clever/cute.

Need to watch Chernobyl before HBO...
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 225
Views: 10,837
Posted By bikecrate

More gators on meth.

More gators on meth.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By bikecrate

I never get that close to wearing out a tire. ...

I never get that close to wearing out a tire. Too much road debris starts killing them by a thousand cuts.
06-10-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,689
Posted By bikecrate

If you got the cop bike equivalent to dash cam...

If you got the cop bike equivalent to dash cam video, I'd love to see it. :)
06-10-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,606
Posted By bikecrate

Well, I got a Trek 7500 FX for $350 back in the...

Well, I got a Trek 7500 FX for $350 back in the good ole days of 2003. I put 10,000 plus mile on it. I regret selling it, but got seduced by new bike fever.
06-10-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,140
Posted By bikecrate

When I was a kid (70's - 80's) I rode my bike to...

When I was a kid (70's - 80's) I rode my bike to elementary school, friends' house, work, etc. It was my form of transportation and very important if I wanted to get anywhere. I would have never...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,161
Posted By bikecrate

99% of the time I bike from door to door. My...

99% of the time I bike from door to door. My time is limited and I'd rather be riding than driving.
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By bikecrate

Not really something I'm working on. Just musing...

Not really something I'm working on. Just musing about the future. I think there would have to be some filtration component to make it work.
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,536
Posted By bikecrate

I think he was in the Star Wars Holiday TV...

I think he was in the Star Wars Holiday TV Special. :)
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,913
Posted By bikecrate

I'm one of the few people who take a bath....

I'm one of the few people who take a bath. However, it came in handy when we had a drought several decades ago. Scooped buckets of water and poured on the plants outside.

It would make sense if...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,063
Posted By bikecrate

Tuesday did my evening ride for 26 miles. ...

Tuesday did my evening ride for 26 miles. Saturday was taken up with helping my daughter move out of her apartment. I probably sweated off 10 pounds. Sunday even though I was a little sore, I got...
05-31-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,405
Posted By bikecrate

I don't do patches. Replacing a tube takes me...

I don't do patches. Replacing a tube takes me about 15 minutes. I spend a good deal of the time finding the offending object that punctured the tube.
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,462
Posted By bikecrate

I cut cable last year. I do miss a few shows, but...

I cut cable last year. I do miss a few shows, but not enough to justify the ridiculous cost. I do more streaming now (Netflix and Amazon Prime). I also have a cheap antenna. I get most of the local...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 941
Posted By bikecrate

Saturday got to do something a little different. ...

Saturday got to do something a little different. I was helping my daughter pack for a move and rode my bike over to St. Petersburg. It was a one way trip since my wife was joining us later to help...
05-28-19, 08:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,800
Posted By bikecrate

I had this same situation happen last summer. I...

I had this same situation happen last summer. I was riding in the OL when I heard a car coming up. Instinctively moved over farther to the right just in time as they swerved into the OL. They missed...
05-24-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 202,043
Posted By bikecrate

My sister came over last night to watch a movie. ...

My sister came over last night to watch a movie. When we get together we intentionally try to pick a really bad one for laughs. Last evenings selection was Battlefield Earth. This is based on the...
05-24-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 490
Posted By bikecrate

I have the Expert which is the CF version. I...

I have the Expert which is the CF version. I like it a lot for riding around town. Smooths out the pavement. I have taken it off road a few times and enjoyed it there too. I would have been happy...
05-22-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,096
Posted By bikecrate

If I had to ride around with a pool noodle...

If I had to ride around with a pool noodle attached to my bike, then it is time for me to give up cycling.
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