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08-23-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

No charge. ...

No charge.

https://www.grammarly.com/blog/empathy-sympathy/

When are you going overseas?
08-23-19, 04:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

Sweet. See my stories and photo above. Some...

Sweet. See my stories and photo above. Some people need to get out and explore by bike.
08-23-19, 04:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

When I rode across the country with a small group...

When I rode across the country with a small group we found that to be the norm in the midwest. We usually got offered ice if it was available. One warm, humid morning in Minnesota a couple of us...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

So...Today some dude almost destroyed two...

So...Today some dude almost destroyed two older-model Cannondale road bikes that were on his roof rack. He passed me as I was riding home from Whole Food and turned into the driveway that leads to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 408
Posted By indyfabz

He tried to park on the sidewalk? Must be a rough...

He tried to park on the sidewalk? Must be a rough neighborhood.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By indyfabz

My offer still stands. I won't invest without...

My offer still stands. I won't invest without being able to try a pair.
08-23-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By indyfabz

IIRC, he has secure, indoor bike parking at his...

IIRC, he has secure, indoor bike parking at his place of employment. Secure as in behind a locked door.
Forum: Touring
08-23-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,839
Posted By indyfabz

That's the goal of a troll.

That's the goal of a troll.
08-22-19, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. Another one is when I pass a group of slower...

Yep. Another one is when I pass a group of slower riders and then come to a long traffic light down the road. The slower riders weasel their way to the front, swarming any cars that are also waiting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

I'm going to grill a fish for dinner. Hopefully...

I'm going to grill a fish for dinner. Hopefully another pompano.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,917
Posted By indyfabz

They shoot horses, don't they?

They shoot horses, don't they?
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,277
Posted By indyfabz

When I was bike touring during the second half of...

When I was bike touring during the second half of June I somehow got "Thoughts of Jupiter" stuck in my head for a couple of days.
08-22-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,697
Posted By indyfabz

Definitely. How quickly we forget.

Definitely. How quickly we forget.
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 940
Posted By indyfabz

One of my pet peeves. I don't mind if someone is...

One of my pet peeves. I don't mind if someone is one or two items over the limit, but people can abuse it. A while back I was in the express line at Whole Foods. Ahead of me was a guy I have done a...
08-22-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,697
Posted By indyfabz

Some people have been hit by a vehicle on at...

Some people have been hit by a vehicle on at least one MUP.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

I still have all four of mine. Senior years were...

I still have all four of mine. Senior years were hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By indyfabz

Send me a free pair so I can verify your claims....

Send me a free pair so I can verify your claims. If they are as good as you say they are, I promise not to return them.

Deal?
08-22-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

What make and model of bottle cage do you use for...

What make and model of bottle cage do you use for that? :D
Forum: Touring
08-22-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 222
Posted By indyfabz

Here is one resource: ...

Here is one resource:

https://www.dnr.state.mn.us/state_parks/starter_kit/wheels.html

Portions of Adventure Cycling Association's Northern Tier route incorporate some trails in MN. You might...
08-22-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By indyfabz

I retired from the local MS 150 ride after it...

I retired from the local MS 150 ride after it ballooned to more than 7,000 people. Just got WAY too crazy. There were plenty of crashes every year and lots of "near misses." When an ambulance would...
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 860
Posted By indyfabz

I cook with gas. (See below.) Power outage...

I cook with gas. (See below.) Power outage doesn't affect my cooking. But if I were ever to lose gas service I have an MSR Dragonfly and an Optimus Nova. And I always have White Gas around the house....
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,029
Posted By indyfabz

Unloading the dishwasher. Vacuuming. ...

Unloading the dishwasher.

Vacuuming.

Pulling weeds.

Mopping up the pools of blood. :innocent:
Forum: Touring
08-22-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 907
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe you are thinking of that woman named Nancy...

Maybe you are thinking of that woman named Nancy and her family. She used to post here.
08-22-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

Isn't there a recent thread about that?

Isn't there a recent thread about that?
08-22-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,697
Posted By indyfabz

ts;dnr

ts;dnr
08-22-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By indyfabz

Good point. I tour and commute on my Surly LHT....

Good point. I tour and commute on my Surly LHT. Dual purpose. Don't have to change a thing other than slap on the bags and tent. And while I live in Philly, I am not worried about theft. I use a very...
08-22-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

I hear the water there is the color of orange...

I hear the water there is the color of orange Gator-Ade.
08-22-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

A seasoned veteran with a stable of bikes who...

A seasoned veteran with a stable of bikes who commutes to work doesn't know the answer?
08-22-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By indyfabz

Too bad it has disc brakes. Otherwise, I would...

Too bad it has disc brakes. Otherwise, I would give it a "Hot!" :D
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

So you were a juke box hero.

So you were a juke box hero.
08-22-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 573
Posted By indyfabz

That made me chuckle. OP: Topeak makes good...

That made me chuckle.

OP: Topeak makes good carry-along pumps. The Road Morph G is a favorite among many who tour unsupported. It has a pressure gauge and is designed like a mini-floor pump. The...
08-22-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By indyfabz

Nice perk. Are they hiring? :D

Nice perk. Are they hiring? :D
08-22-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,750
Posted By indyfabz

Why not? People buy what they want for their...

Why not? People buy what they want for their personal reasons. A few years ago I went to the Philly Bike Expo. The guy who built my custom ti road bike had a booth there. One of the bikes on display...
Forum: Touring
08-22-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 753
Posted By indyfabz

The real question is why not?

The real question is why not?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,693
Posted By indyfabz

My bike is not painted. It's colored with...

My bike is not painted. It's colored with Cerakote. Don't mind being in the minority, assuming you are even correct. (Big assumption there.) There is McDonald's for the masses.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,693
Posted By indyfabz

The complete 622 XX, which is carbon with ti...

The complete 622 XX, which is carbon with ti lugs, starts at almost $9K with DA 9100 mechanical and no disc brakes, which is close to what I got (DA 9000 mechanical and no discs) 4 years ago for a...
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,839
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: :thumb:

:lol: :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:56 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

I have, but I never knew what they signified, and...

I have, but I never knew what they signified, and I didn't cheat.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By indyfabz

I stayed at the Hampton Inn back in 2013. Good...

I stayed at the Hampton Inn back in 2013. Good breakfast and it had no problem with the bike in the room. It is, however, more expensive than the HI Express on 10th St.
08-21-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,697
Posted By indyfabz

Subscribed.

Subscribed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

It lets others know that we was captured, fixed...

It lets others know that we was captured, fixed and returned to the streets.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 638
Posted By indyfabz

Only people with real houses can have the problem.

Only people with real houses can have the problem.
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By indyfabz

I assumed he was talking about the HI Express at...

I assumed he was talking about the HI Express at the end of the 10th Street Bridge on the south side. 20 S. 10th Street.
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,135
Posted By indyfabz

Can't tell you anything about safety of getting...

Can't tell you anything about safety of getting there, but want to say thanks for the hotel tip. Just booked a weekday room in September for a good deal less than where I was considering.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

Beauties. My first buddy was a rescue who...

Beauties.

My first buddy was a rescue who was FIV+. He was nearly 2' long from nose to butt with a giant head from not being fixed early in life. He ended up getting lymphoma in his gut. Chemo...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By indyfabz

For last week my kitty has been sneezing...

For last week my kitty has been sneezing occasionally when he goes out on the deck. Must be the pollen. My previous boy was allergic to pollen. We would occasionally give him Zyrtec.
08-21-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 525
Posted By indyfabz

The OP tours. Touring bike like to fall over on...

The OP tours. Touring bike like to fall over on occasion when unmanned. Broken at least one cage that way. Are plastic and/or CF cages more prone to damage? I use heavy duty, colored steel cages on...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 638
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.amazon.com/slp/thermostat-guards/64swe...

https://www.amazon.com/slp/thermostat-guards/64sweddah2wr6t8

And if you can allegedly build up bikes you should be able to install a lock box or programmable thermostat.
Forum: Touring
08-21-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,839
Posted By indyfabz

I don't have kids, but when I first read the OP...

I don't have kids, but when I first read the OP basically the above came to mind in the form of a question: "Does she have the right skill set to deal with adversity and problem solve?"
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