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07-18-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 784
Posted By Lemond1985

Salmon P. Chase?

Salmon P. Chase?
07-08-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,457
Posted By Lemond1985

I saw where even wholesome classic Rolling Stones...

I saw where even wholesome classic Rolling Stones songs like "blanky" Tonk Woman are getting the censor. I hereby consent to having my skin color insulted by the Stones, I think I'll survive it. :D
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By Lemond1985

In the Terry Jacks classic song "Seasons in the...

In the Terry Jacks classic song "Seasons in the Sun", I actually thought I heard the lyric:

"But the stars we could reach, were just starfish on the beach". :lol: How could I have heard such an...
07-08-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 976
Posted By Lemond1985

Can't possibly be any grittier than Grape Nuts.

Can't possibly be any grittier than Grape Nuts.
07-08-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,570
Posted By Lemond1985

I can't believe you guys all missed the fairly...

I can't believe you guys all missed the fairly obvious opportunity to spread the N+1 gospel. :rolleyes:
07-08-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,534
Posted By Lemond1985

Thanks for the link, it seems I am not alone. I...

Thanks for the link, it seems I am not alone. I rapidly double-stepped up 4 flights of stairs this morning, pleasantly out of breath at the top, but fine otherwise. Then I walked back down the same 4...
07-08-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,640
Posted By Lemond1985

Leg feathers work well enough on Peregrine...

Leg feathers work well enough on Peregrine Falcons to get them up to 200+ mph. We know that much. :)

https://www.coastalraptors.com/portals/0/images/fieldnotes1747.jpg
07-08-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By Lemond1985

I once heard him pronounce Claudio Chiapucci's...

I once heard him pronounce Claudio Chiapucci's name as "Claudio Chia- (insert vulgar name for woman's body part)".

I laughed for days over that.
...
07-08-19, 08:27 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,824
Posted By Lemond1985

Maybe, at some point, these walkers and joggers...

Maybe, at some point, these walkers and joggers will decide that the side of the road just isn't quite smooth enough for them, and they'll decide to start walking right down the center of the road....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 598
Posted By Lemond1985

A handheld steamer might sterilize them. It's...

A handheld steamer might sterilize them. It's gotta be something living inside the shoes that's causing that funk. Maybe leave them out in the sun to dry out really good?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lemond1985

28mm Panaracer Paselas and Gravel Kings run...

28mm Panaracer Paselas and Gravel Kings run narrow on my various rims, around 26mm actual. I have several road bikes that won't accept other 28mm tires, but the Panaracers clear fine, but with no...
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,245
Posted By Lemond1985

Always a top contender in these mondegreen...

Always a top contender in these mondegreen threads:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=2&v=Rpq35wyDi7I
Replies: 21
Views: 4,971
Posted By Lemond1985

There is a similar-looking one for sale locally,...

There is a similar-looking one for sale locally, for $100:

https://fresno.craigslist.org/bik/d/fresno-khs-12-speed-bicycle/6928779563.html
...
07-08-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 906
Views: 139,863
Posted By Lemond1985

I thought that was a very young Phil Liggett on...

I thought that was a very young Phil Liggett on the left there. :D
07-08-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lemond1985

Yep, I prefer my starch right out of the can....

Yep, I prefer my starch right out of the can. With my busy schedule, who has time for cooking in the morning?

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/319a83T3ELL._SL500_AC_SS350_.jpg
07-08-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,057
Posted By Lemond1985

https://maddogmedia.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/fa...

https://maddogmedia.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/fatguy-tight-kit.jpg?w=450&h=387
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,418
Posted By Lemond1985

True, but Armstrong was 170 when he won the World...

True, but Armstrong was 170 when he won the World Championships in 1993. He simply rode away from Indurain, Fondriest, Lauritzen, Massen, Riis, Ludwig, and the world's best riders, and they could do...
07-08-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,102
Posted By Lemond1985

Truing a wheel is more "artistic" than other bike...

Truing a wheel is more "artistic" than other bike tasks. It reminds me a little of tuning a guitar. You sorta need an "ear" for it. :)
07-08-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,512
Posted By Lemond1985

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-48BWTg1C_Lk/TjlXM-w6gjI...

https://4.bp.blogspot.com/-48BWTg1C_Lk/TjlXM-w6gjI/AAAAAAAAAL4/Rlk-4w-YmKU/s1600/nooneheregetsoutalive.jpg
07-08-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,190
Posted By Lemond1985

You can sprint really fast while having a panic...

You can sprint really fast while having a panic attack.
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 3,576
Views: 278,276
Posted By Lemond1985

Sunrise at Folsom Lake, CA. ...

Sunrise at Folsom Lake, CA.

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07-08-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 7,057
Posted By Lemond1985

But why do pros often have a second lighter...

But why do pros often have a second lighter "climbing bike" for mountain stages? Why not just use the light bike all the time?
07-08-19, 05:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 703
Posted By Lemond1985

62 miles? That's a bit ambitious for a comeback...

62 miles? That's a bit ambitious for a comeback ride. Sounds like you may have overdone it.

When I quit riding and started up again after a multi-year layoff, I had a 2 mile loop I used to do,...
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 05:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Lemond1985

That sounds more like a "film strip". Remember...

That sounds more like a "film strip". Remember those?

All someone needs to do to prove this theory is to do some act that causes the Matrix to throw an error code or blue screen.
07-08-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lemond1985

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI7YHZVc7mM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI7YHZVc7mM
07-07-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,512
Posted By Lemond1985

I think you need to risk your life once in a...

I think you need to risk your life once in a while, to really appreciate it, a little like those pesky squirrels that run out in the road and play chicken. I know I do.

And when I go fast, it...
07-07-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Lemond1985

Just wondering whether it was a tear, or one of...

Just wondering whether it was a tear, or one of the classic double-holed "snakebite" punctures. The latter of which are considered the classic symptom of a pinched tube.
07-07-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 21,316
Posted By Lemond1985

One of my (many) fears with these powered...

One of my (many) fears with these powered bicycles, is that even if speed limits are imposed, these things will just start getting bigger and bigger, until they become not much different than ATV's....
07-07-19, 05:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 515
Posted By Lemond1985

Take a picture of the part of the tube where it...

Take a picture of the part of the tube where it blew out, if you can. The "wound" so to speak. Might help ID the cause.
07-07-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,512
Posted By Lemond1985

It's like the "running of the bulls" with them,...

It's like the "running of the bulls" with them, closest I can figure. Impresses the lady squirrels, perhaps.
07-07-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By Lemond1985

I've seen people measure to the top of the seat...

I've seen people measure to the top of the seat collar before, that's obviously wrong.
07-07-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, GM corn is technically a vegetable. :lol: ...

Well, GM corn is technically a vegetable. :lol:

But yeah, starches are still technically carbs, but they are easily broken down into some really nasty sugars, you might may as well be drinking a...
07-07-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,512
Posted By Lemond1985

I had a near miss with a squirrel the other day,...

I had a near miss with a squirrel the other day, I slowed down in advance, so he made it across the road well before I rode past. So he actually did a u-turn, and ran back in my path, turned around,...
07-07-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lemond1985

It's amazing Trek didn't have a replaceable RD...

It's amazing Trek didn't have a replaceable RD hanger. When I broke the RD hanger on my Cannondale road bike BITD, Cannondale gave me a brand new current year frame. That was before they started...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Lemond1985

Maybe you should have signed up for the "Three's...

Maybe you should have signed up for the "Three's Company" version of the universe, as Jack Tripper. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 306,412
Posted By Lemond1985

Mineral King Road, Sequoia National Park: ...

Mineral King Road, Sequoia National Park:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscf0092_d80e174c8b2826c9f0a6851045de7a396adce6de.jpg

...
07-07-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,512
Posted By Lemond1985

Where the danger lies in descents, for me, is not...

Where the danger lies in descents, for me, is not how fast I'm going, but in how well I set up for turns and anticipate the road ahead. Because if you set up for a blind turn poorly and suddenly find...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Lemond1985

By our senses?

By our senses?
07-07-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 465
Posted By Lemond1985

Anyone else collect "Wacky Packages" BITD? They...

Anyone else collect "Wacky Packages" BITD? They had one for Raleigh Cigarettes:

http://www.wackypackages.org/stickers/3rd_series/tanbacks/rawleaves_tan_front_small_smaller_images.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Lemond1985

I will just keep repeating to myself, "It not...

I will just keep repeating to myself, "It not real pain, it's just ones and zeroes." :rolleyes:

There was a good Star Trek episode where aliens made Kirk and his search party believe they were at...
07-07-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,526
Posted By Lemond1985

Nice work! I guess steel frames DO eventually...

Nice work! I guess steel frames DO eventually wear out, after decades of use.

It's a shame to lose that paint job, I really like that splatter. Dates the paint job a bit, I think it was 1991-92...
07-07-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Lemond1985

Did someone from the LBS toss a broom stick in...

Did someone from the LBS toss a broom stick in their spokes? If so, then I guess it would be.

If not, then I doubt it, especially if they have the riders sign a disclaimer saying LBS is not liable...
07-07-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,654
Posted By Lemond1985

As a wiser man than I once said ... "pics or it...

As a wiser man than I once said ... "pics or it didn't happen". :P
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 838
Posted By Lemond1985

Living in a Simulated Universe? Yay or Nay?

https://www.nbcnews.com/mach/science/are-we-living-simulated-universe-here-s-what-scientists-say-ncna1026916

Much cheaper than building a real universe, Virtual Reality can save universe builders...
07-06-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By Lemond1985

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gBVzTij8nc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8gBVzTij8nc
07-06-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,570
Posted By Lemond1985

Looks slightly better to me after "Auto Levels"...

Looks slightly better to me after "Auto Levels" in Photoshop, though not quite as artsy.
...
07-06-19, 09:31 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lemond1985

When MAD Magazine (who just announced plans to...

When MAD Magazine (who just announced plans to shut down last week) did their parody of "All In The Family" back in the 70's, the Archie Bunker character was named "Starchie Bunkerhead" :D
...
07-06-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lemond1985

It's just a distraction from the real news, which...

It's just a distraction from the real news, which is that scientists have discovered that CORN is the newest superfood. :rolleyes:

It does run in your gas tank though, is found in almost all...
07-06-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,986
Posted By Lemond1985

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/sKYK15CnuC4/hqdefault.jpg ...

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/sKYK15CnuC4/hqdefault.jpg

"I will deny them my precious bodily starches, and drink only grain alcohol and distilled water."
07-06-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 348
Views: 21,316
Posted By Lemond1985

I imagine diapers are the same way. My nephew is...

I imagine diapers are the same way. My nephew is very bright, and had gotten so used to using diapers, his parents had a heck of a time convincing him, intellectually, that using a toilet was somehow...
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