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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By MoAlpha

For that money I'd expect a little smoked salmon.

For that money I'd expect a little smoked salmon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By MoAlpha

Filthy rich owner of Marion-Bermuda boat has...

Filthy rich owner of Marion-Bermuda boat has bought fast new sails and fixed a bunch of stuff. Here's the boat cruising in Maine, recently. Sure hope the pandemic has cooled off by June, but I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

I regret not bringing a camera other than my...

I regret not bringing a camera other than my phone today.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

UP 4009 and 4004. Ogden, UT. Wasatch Mts. in the...

UP 4009 and 4004. Ogden, UT. Wasatch Mts. in the background. Photo by Emil Albrecht.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By MoAlpha

In much more positive news, daughter is going to...

In much more positive news, daughter is going to move back to the USA for the first time in 7 years. She's going to be at UC Davis, but that's still a lot better than Europe from our point of view.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife's grandfather was a college gymnast in...

My wife's grandfather was a college gymnast in his youth and even in his 80s, he could stand next to a kitchen counter with his palms flat on the counter and slowly raise and hold his body completely...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

UP 4008 "Eastbound freight train; 76 cars, 37...

UP 4008
"Eastbound freight train; 76 cars, 37 MPH. Photographed: near Buford, Wyo., May 13, 1951." Otto Perry collection at the Denver Public Library."
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By noodle soup

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By gnome

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Hot Chocolate rest stop
While up at my parents I took dad's recumbent for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By genejockey

You're not going to get a rise out of me.

You're not going to get a rise out of me.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By Bah Humbug

Poor kitty - fingers crossed; please keep us...

Poor kitty - fingers crossed; please keep us posted.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By genejockey

Like climbing into somebody else's car - "Hey!...

Like climbing into somebody else's car - "Hey! Take a picture of me in a stranger's Ferrari!" - you don't do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By rjones28

Shows all the stages of mask wearin': - No...

Shows all the stages of mask wearin':

- No mask
- Chin strap mask
- Peaking nose mask
- Proper mask
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oh my, I forgot to post Big Boy 4005... ...

Oh my, I forgot to post Big Boy 4005...

Night shot in Laramie!!! August 1957 by Jim Shaughnessy
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,627
Posted By rjones28

It's about the build. A 1.5 to 2.0 kg frameset is...

It's about the build. A 1.5 to 2.0 kg frameset is only going to be about 20% of the final build weight on a 9 kg bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You know if you were smart, like a scientist or...

You know if you were smart, like a scientist or something, you would want 100 seconds in a minute and 100 minutes in an hour and... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Everyone already is. They just don't know it. ...

Everyone already is. They just don't know it.

"Local time" is referenced to UTC.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By Velo Vol

People who support fall/winter/standard time...

People who support fall/winter/standard time should be punished.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By genejockey

The other day I was looking out the bedroom...

The other day I was looking out the bedroom window, when something swooped across the yard and disappeared into the ivy by the fence. A scuffle ensued, hidden from my sight by the ivy. Then a Red...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Also, this one is on static display in a park in...

Also, this one is on static display in a park in Cheyenne.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By Trsnrtr

Same with tires. I had a PR on one of my rides a...

Same with tires. I had a PR on one of my rides a couple of weeks ago and a day or two later, a friend pointed out that my tires had cords showing. My first thought was, that explains why I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

UP 4003. It's been all B&W so far, so here's a...

UP 4003. It's been all B&W so far, so here's a nice color picture. Not sure of the date, but the photocredit is in the picture.
Cheyenne, WY.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By Trsnrtr

This is our third 20+ mph day in a row, not to...

This is our third 20+ mph day in a row, not to mention terrible gusts, too. So, it was a shock when my wife suggested getting the tandem out for a 23 miler. We had to stop twice for her to stretch...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LowCel

Howdy all, just dropped by to say hello. Hope...

Howdy all, just dropped by to say hello. Hope everyone is doing well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By genejockey

Brush With Greatness: My Great Uncle, Carl...

Brush With Greatness: My Great Uncle, Carl Biesecker, played with Glenn Miller.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By big john

For the time being.

For the time being.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

UP 4002 Photographed: Green River, Wyo.,...

UP 4002
Photographed: Green River, Wyo., November 29, 1941. Otto Perry collection at the Denver Public Library...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By big john

At my age I'm always ready to take the piss.

At my age I'm always ready to take the piss.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By WhyFi

60sec hillclimb? I'm there. :innocent:

60sec hillclimb? I'm there.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

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Work is extra lame when mornings are this pretty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By MoAlpha

Pure entertainment; hold my beer stuff, and very...

Pure entertainment; hold my beer stuff, and very good in that capacity. Oh, and good advertising too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Nice! I never saw the Challenger in Portland....

Nice! I never saw the Challenger in Portland. Just the SP 4449 Daylight and the Spokane, Portland & Seattle 700.

Last year we followed UP 4014 and 844 from Rock Springs, WY to Cheyenne. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By genejockey

During my older son's "Obsessed With Trains"...

During my older son's "Obsessed With Trains" phase, he and I flew up to Portland to spend a day riding a Union Pacific excursion, pulled by what was then the biggest still-operating steam locomotive,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Someone on FB is posting a Big Boy a day for the...

Someone on FB is posting a Big Boy a day for the next 25 days, figured I might as well repost here, starting off with UP 4001.

Here is a classic picture from the Otto Perry collection in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By noodle soup

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about 6:45am, 67F.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By datlas

It's 29 years ago today that mrs datlas and I...

It's 29 years ago today that mrs datlas and I tied the knot.. :bday: for our marriage!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LAJ

Stop changing the rules. Based upon the video...

Stop changing the rules. Based upon the video WhyFi shared, my answer was short, sweet and correct. It's still correct, and this is based upon real world experience, not on the love of argumentative...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LAJ

I'm not a professional cyclist, but I can...

I'm not a professional cyclist, but I can hold/avg 25mph on a TT bike for an hour. Can two cyclists on road bikes with my level of fitness hold 25mph taking 2-5 minute pulls at a time? 10 minute...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By indyfabz

A friend of mine just sent me this from Rehoboth,...

A friend of mine just sent me this from Rehoboth, DE. Iíve never seen a whale in the wild.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By DougRNS

kudos good to hear you are back in the saddle ...

kudos good to hear you are back in the saddle

in between working i tried to get a ride in during a short window of dry weather. Big fail. I got 30 minutes in before it started raining. :mad:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By big john

I did a 3.5 hour ride with some people today and...

I did a 3.5 hour ride with some people today and it was ok. My knee loosened up after an hour or so and my hip didn't hurt too much except when starting from a stop. The ribs bothered me more than I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By MoAlpha

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Nice pic from the local figher wing today! ...

Nice pic from the local figher wing today!

Flying inverted, snapping pics of three F-35s flying over the Grand Canyon.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By caloso

Chains are consumables and in my opinion the last...

Chains are consumables and in my opinion the last place where you want to pay a premium for a "higher level." A DA chain will provide you weight savings, but mostly in your wallet. And in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 511
Posted By zatopek

I don't know much about current Shimano chains...

I don't know much about current Shimano chains but the older models were not compatible with a missing link. If Shimano chains don't come with a removable link, I would prefer a chain with this...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By seedsbelize

Missed us by about 40 miles. We got lots of rain....

Missed us by about 40 miles. We got lots of rain. Still have a pond out back
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,035
Posted By noodle soup

Hunt uses inferior house brand hubs(probably...

Hunt uses inferior house brand hubs(probably Novatec based), and Light Bicycle will build them with whatever hubs you specify.

if the hubs you want arenít a stock option, they can likely get them...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By indyfabz

My kind of road. Not one man made sound. Not even...

My kind of road. Not one man made sound. Not even airplanes. Just birds, insects and the rustling of the grasses thanks to a nice breeze.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By abshipp

Ended up with 1800 miles and about 30 hours in...

Ended up with 1800 miles and about 30 hours in the car.

Worth it:

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,770
Views: 37,703
Posted By genejockey

Or the people who pass you like you're a statue...

Or the people who pass you like you're a statue rather than a moving vehicle so they cut back over too soon.
Or the people who pass you too close to a blind curve.
Or the people who pass you ON a...
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