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08-10-20, 09:11 PM
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Posted By big john

I just take a shower, have something to eat and...

I just take a shower, have something to eat and drink lots of water.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

The opposite with my mom. She was relieved to be...

The opposite with my mom. She was relieved to be done with him and cleaning up after him and worrying about his drinking, etc. etc. She eventually moved to Boise to be near baby brother. She lived 15...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

If you're bending it on a road bike and not...

If you're bending it on a road bike and not banging it into anything maybe you could have someone make one for you out of a stronger metal.It's one of the few things I haven't had trouble with. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Good luck with that. Ever notice how a family,...

Good luck with that.
Ever notice how a family, no matter how small, can fan out and obstruct an entire MUP?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Not as big as I used to be.

Not as big as I used to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Expansion cracks on a descent are awful. Worse...

Expansion cracks on a descent are awful. Worse are the little peaks across the road, the ones that launch you off the surface. The worst expansion cracks I know are in the Eastern Sierra, descending...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 467
Posted By big john

I suppose a bag would be better when empty but I...

I suppose a bag would be better when empty but I don't like the weight pulling the jersey down. A friend carries a disposable bottle in his pocket and when it's empty he crushes it and stuffs it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 467
Posted By big john

I sometimes go in the mountains where there are...

I sometimes go in the mountains where there are no sources for water and I have tried different methods of carrying water and to me, the easiest way is a 70 oz Camelbak. I use the 100 oz for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

That road looks fine to me. You should see some...

That road looks fine to me. You should see some of the crap out here.
08-09-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 266
Posted By big john

Never noticed one while riding but big quakes are...

Never noticed one while riding but big quakes are pretty rare. If a bigger one, like a 6.5 or so, were to happen you wouldn't be able to ride. My father was shaving in 1971 and the big quake threw...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

There is a guy who rides with club #2...

There is a guy who rides with club #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) sometimes but his doesn't have pedals. He climbs on it but not fast. He was behind me once...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Very happy for Angelle on her 50th birthday. ...

Very happy for Angelle on her 50th birthday.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

When it's hot I go through 3-4 bottles in 40...

When it's hot I go through 3-4 bottles in 40 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

They weren't open yet.

They weren't open yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:25 PM
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Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Watching drag racing from Indianapolis and it's...

Watching drag racing from Indianapolis and it's sunny and warm there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I went for 2.5 hours and the drivers were bad....

I went for 2.5 hours and the drivers were bad. You know how sometimes drivers seem a lot more dangerous than normal? It was like that today. Plus, I had a rare double flat and only carry one tube so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

At least they didn't say anything.

At least they didn't say anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

There are parrots in the hills all over this...

There are parrots in the hills all over this area. They squawk and chirp and imitate other birds. They are invasive and deprive other birds of food but nobody has figured out what to do about them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I don't think I ever saw a Dafodil here but a...

I don't think I ever saw a Dafodil here but a friend's dad had an Isetta and another friend had a Fiat 500.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Those LeMans from Korea were just weird. Daewoo...

Those LeMans from Korea were just weird. Daewoo produced them. GM bought Daewoo and that's where the Aveo came from, among others.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

H1s? Yes but I don't think for the public. ...

H1s? Yes but I don't think for the public.

Subaru Justy had CVT in the 80s.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

People ask a lot of money for them, too. Most are...

People ask a lot of money for them, too. Most are 5 cylinders but there are a few with v-8s. They're all wheel drive and hard to see out of. I was working on one and the hood strut let go and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

No Hummers since 2010, although there is talk of...

No Hummers since 2010, although there is talk of producing an electric SUV and calling it a Hummer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

And Hummer, Pontiac, Opel, and I think Vauxall. ...

And Hummer, Pontiac, Opel, and I think Vauxall. oops, Oldsmobile, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

There is a restaurant right on the runway of an...

There is a restaurant right on the runway of an airport here. You can watch the planes and listen to the tower with headphones at the booths. It's WW1 themed and in the waiting area you can hear a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Sorry to hear you had such troubles.

Sorry to hear you had such troubles.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 05:12 PM
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Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I love a good Reuben. Also love a knackwurst with...

I love a good Reuben. Also love a knackwurst with kraut and dill pickles and mustard.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I could be wrong but I don't think any Cruze ever...

I could be wrong but I don't think any Cruze ever had a CVT.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

How about "Rigatoni Shimano"?

How about "Rigatoni Shimano"?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I did 45 miles with 4200 feet with club #2...

I did 45 miles with 4200 feet with club #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . I had no legs but it was fun. Maybe yard work on Thursday took more out of me than I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

We (Chevrolet) sold some CVT cars and people had...

We (Chevrolet) sold some CVT cars and people had complaints. "My transmission feels like it's slipping". It is because it's supposed to slip. "What"?
Or "My transmission doesn't shift right". That's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=JN...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=JN99jshaQbY&feature=emb_logo
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Maybe that's why I enjoyed dirt bikes so much.

Maybe that's why I enjoyed dirt bikes so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

You must love those Apartments.com ads.

You must love those Apartments.com ads.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

There is a Lebanese restaurant near here and they...

There is a Lebanese restaurant near here and they serve "family style" where they bring big plates of everything to share. Back when we could go to restaurants 10 of us went there after a Wednesday...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I love all that stuff! I worked for an Armenian...

I love all that stuff! I worked for an Armenian guy and he took me to Armenian lunch places and it was great. He also fed me at his place a few times.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Docs say I have asthma and/or COPD. It got to...

Docs say I have asthma and/or COPD. It got to feeling pretty bad and they prescribed Trelegy Ellipta. I did it for several weeks and it seemed to help a lot. It's 3 drugs in powder form in an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Do you have anxiety on a daily basis? I sometimes...

Do you have anxiety on a daily basis? I sometimes have awful anxiety and riding helps or eliminates it. I have not tried anything else to deal with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

??? Did you smoke cigarettes? I did for 20 years....

??? Did you smoke cigarettes? I did for 20 years. That plus inhaling car and diesel exhaust at close range for years.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Chop 'em up and throw 'em on a salad.

Chop 'em up and throw 'em on a salad.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I've seen a beat up car with the words "No...

I've seen a beat up car with the words "No Insurance" spray painted on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

$37 grand worth of gross.

$37 grand worth of gross.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Dangerfieldian. Gotta remember that one.

Dangerfieldian. Gotta remember that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Riding through a canyon a couple weeks ago there...

Riding through a canyon a couple weeks ago there was one of those on it's top. Tow truck was there but was just setting up to flip it. Didn't even have license plate on it yet. A young guy was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Shows dirt.

Shows dirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

Rush hour here we go 5-10mph.

Rush hour here we go 5-10mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

I think about that sort of thing. People on the...

I think about that sort of thing. People on the freeway are nuts. I drive an SUV and I think about it. These days, if the traffic is moving, you have to go at least 75mph, (yes LAJ, I have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 1,504
Views: 19,315
Posted By big john

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The last one I cracked.
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