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02-05-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 973
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Si...

Si...
01-21-21, 10:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,149
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Catholic? :lol:

Catholic? :lol:
01-21-21, 10:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,149
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Just what we need...more rules....:innocent: ...

Just what we need...more rules....:innocent:

J/K, that was a nice read, especially #5–my justification for N+1. :thumb:
01-05-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,454
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I have been riding since I was 7 years old. I...

I have been riding since I was 7 years old. I will be 65 this year...do the math. :innocent:
01-05-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,236
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You must be a youngster, my wife and I have been...

You must be a youngster, my wife and I have been married for 44 years. Cycling has made the time seem to go faster.
01-04-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,236
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

My wife is a quilter...I feel your pain. :thumb:

My wife is a quilter...I feel your pain. :thumb:
01-04-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,236
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Act normal? Seriously? Being a cyclist and acting...

Act normal? Seriously? Being a cyclist and acting normal seem to be mutually exclusive propositions. :D

My wife sews and she is a quilter; talk about a bunch of crazy, weird, obsessive people.
...
01-04-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,379
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

So what’s your proposed solution. It is easy to...

So what’s your proposed solution. It is easy to criticize the system. It is a lot harder to come up with solutions that work.

BTW, a HUGE chunk of that budget is in the form of correction officer...
01-04-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,379
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Come to California and watch our “tough” penal...

Come to California and watch our “tough” penal system in action.

Such a joke.

Yes, there are people incarcerated; but as Baretta was quoted as saying, “if you can’t do the time don’t do the...
01-04-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,379
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The new District Attorney for LA County has never...

The new District Attorney for LA County has never met a criminal that he doesn’t just love. The two thugs would get a hearty handshake from the new DA and free courtside tickets to cheer LeBron and...
01-04-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,078
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Asi mismo compadre...

Asi mismo compadre...
01-03-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,909
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

She does get outside, but only on “special”...

She does get outside, but only on “special” occasions. That Bottecchia was a gift, new, from my Mom, who passed away 11 years ago.

It has a great deal of sentimental value and so I don’t want to...
01-03-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,088
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

It is really easy. Just create individual...

It is really easy. Just create individual profiles for each bike. Before you start a ride select a bike and it is all done automatically from there.

I have five bikes on my 530 and each has a...
01-03-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,909
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You mean...something like this? :lol: ...

You mean...something like this? :lol:


https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8058996a_5d86_4559_89c4_8d84198c402e_b612c2fc9f253d28f1c1120b4c46e282d8f75cbb.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7,826
Views: 115,052
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Are you sure that we way ahead of the game? I...

Are you sure that we way ahead of the game? I live in California where Comrade N is still shutting down businesses and eating at The French Laundry.

We are still screwed, but thanks for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 7,826
Views: 115,052
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Sure way to jinx the new year...thanks a lot....

Sure way to jinx the new year...thanks a lot. :innocent:
01-02-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,909
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Fine, you win. You had a horrible, horrible life....

Fine, you win. You had a horrible, horrible life. You are superior in every possible way. You win asere, pat yourself on the back and give yourself a pretty, shiny gold star.

One of my New Year’s...
01-02-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,600
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I previously used a Kinetic wheel-on smart...

I previously used a Kinetic wheel-on smart trainer. Since last February I have been using a Wahoo Core direct drive trainer that I snatched up right before the lockdown began.

I can categorically...
01-02-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,909
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Not superior at all asere. i am short, old,...

Not superior at all asere.

i am short, old, slightly overweight and slow.

I have seven coronary stents, calcified coronary arteries, diabetes and asthma.

I am far, far from superior. But I...
01-02-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,909
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Well done. :thumb:

Well done. :thumb:
01-01-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 466
Views: 20,909
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I agree with all the above, except the bit about...

I agree with all the above, except the bit about B17 saddles. I think they look great, but that’s just me.

i especially agree with your comment about e-bikes. I am an older rider, I “sport” seven...
Forum: Foo
01-01-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 930
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Great, you have just jinxed 2021. Thanks a lot...

Great, you have just jinxed 2021. Thanks a lot friend. :innocent:
12-28-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,327
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

OK, OK, you win this “competition.” All of...

OK, OK, you win this “competition.” All of recents check-ups and tests have come back A-OK. The cardio told me, however, that given my the condition of my arteries, the next round will of medical...
11-16-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,353
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Yes, people with Benzes should always go ahead of...

Yes, people with Benzes should always go ahead of everyone else, otherwise what’s the point of buying a Benz....:innocent:
Forum: Foo
11-08-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,189
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Your take on the future is quite dark and...

Your take on the future is quite dark and foreboding. I cannot, however, disagree with your assessment.

The masses are easily deceived. As long as they are fed their daily dose of pablum and as...
11-07-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 6,553
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Did Movistar punish Carapaz by helping Roglic on...

Did Movistar punish Carapaz by helping Roglic on the run to the finish line on Stage 17.

Not sure that Carapaz could have beaten Roglic, BUT I suspect that Movistar decided to drop the hammer on...
11-06-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,739
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I use the KMC Missing Link. Works fine for me.

I use the KMC Missing Link. Works fine for me.
11-06-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,561
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

People are leaving California in droves. Maybe...

People are leaving California in droves. Maybe they fear Prop. 65, or the mentality that led to Prop. 65.
11-05-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,456
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Those are all nice fantasy scenarios, none of...

Those are all nice fantasy scenarios, none of which will really work in real life.

The level of evidence needed to prove an intentional act, in order for the insurance company to deny coverage, is...
11-05-20, 11:34 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,456
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Not surprised. Insurance companies are not your...

Not surprised. Insurance companies are not your friends, as much as their TV advertisement likes to claim otherwise.
11-04-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 7,456
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I understand and support your statements, but...

I understand and support your statements, but know this.

Before a DA prosecutes a case against a driver who kills or injures a cyclist, the police has to investigate the case. Most police...
Forum: Foo
11-03-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,134
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Given all the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties,...

Given all the fires in Napa and Sonoma counties, Thunderbird may have a shot.
Forum: Foo
11-03-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,134
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Si!

Si!
11-03-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,899
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

After I get mine. :roflmao2:

After I get mine. :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
11-03-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,134
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

That’s like opening an Olive Garden in Rome....

That’s like opening an Olive Garden in Rome. :innocent:
11-01-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,163
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Oh yeah, I forgot her shoes and purses...

Oh yeah, I forgot her shoes and purses collection. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
11-01-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,134
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You live in Texas and you go to TB for your...

You live in Texas and you go to TB for your burrito fix? Estas loco? :twitchy:
10-31-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,829
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I don’t understand the LMAO comment, but in this...

I don’t understand the LMAO comment, but in this Covid era, when even used bike prices are through the roof, $550.00 is not bad (assuming the bike’s frame and components are OK).
10-31-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,829
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Me too, it has a certain Dario Pegoretti look to...

Me too, it has a certain Dario Pegoretti look to i...
10-31-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,163
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

My wife buys sewing machines and sewing-related...

My wife buys sewing machines and sewing-related stuff like I buy bikes and accessories.

ours is a happy and well balanced household.

PS She has two cats and I have two dogs...all is good.
10-31-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,829
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

May I ask how much you paid for it? THB, it...

May I ask how much you paid for it? THB, it doesn’t look bad at all. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-31-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

RIP Mr. Bond. https://youtu.be/xLkGlzNLRHE

RIP Mr. Bond.

https://youtu.be/xLkGlzNLRHE
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,292
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Same here. After months of debating which trainer...

Same here. After months of debating which trainer to get, I finally ordered my Wahoo CORE on February of this year, exactly a month before the lockdown.

Boy did I get lucky.

I still have my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 07:24 AM
09-13-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,630
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Hater...:lol:

Hater...:lol:
08-01-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 15,356
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Alan, thank you for your comments. I have...

Alan, thank you for your comments. I have purchased the Varia RTL510 and I find it to be a very useful device in my road-safety arsenal. I cannot imagine riding without it.

BTW, I also added a...
Forum: Foo
06-29-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,164
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

My Dad passed away this morning...

My Dad passed away this morning.

He was battling the Covid 19 virus.

He had turned 89 a week ago.

He taught me how to ride a bike, thus inspiring a life-long passion.

He will be missed.
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,212
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I was not referring to you Specifically. I was...

I was not referring to you Specifically. I was referring in general to people who get scared and give in to this sort of blackmail.
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,482
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I think that it was portrayed by some as both.

I think that it was portrayed by some as both.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 12,349
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Damn. :notamused:

Damn. :notamused:
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