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Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Weather forecast is wrong. 93 for the high Two...

Weather forecast is wrong. 93 for the high
Two hours out in the sun and now we're inside, in the first tent of three before going inside Prolly two more hours, but in the shade and sitting down....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Weather forecast for tomorrow is a high of 74F, a...

Weather forecast for tomorrow is a high of 74F, a full 30 degrees colder than yesterday. 68 on Wednesday. Riding weather, if I survive the second injection.
04-18-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 292
Posted By seedsbelize

I've had my Brooks Pro for some years now, and...

I've had my Brooks Pro for some years now, and can't get comfortable on it. It will be for sale when I come north in late summer. I could never ride a B17, it being too wide. I was sent a B17...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Hear me now and believe me later

Hear me now and believe me later
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Asking for a friend. Their village was given...

Asking for a friend. Their village was given Sinovac, and they are not confident in it. They got it last week. On May 15, they fly to the USA and want to get Moderna a few days later. They already...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

My best friend and I traveled from norcal to the...

My best friend and I traveled from norcal to the east coast, and back, across Canada, in one of those, in the mid seventies. A great way to travel. He had the truck and I bought the camper.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Instant coffee for the win. At least you're...

Instant coffee for the win. At least you're guaranteed some caffeine.
And I'd like to do a little 8 or 9 day tour. Normally I would do warm showers, but it feels too invasive under the circumstances.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

I have a camping hammock I need to start...

I have a camping hammock I need to start practicing with. I plan to go north during the hottest part of the summer; otherwise I'll be too cold.

In other news, we missed the vaccination cutoff on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

My wife is heading north in a few weeks, with two...

My wife is heading north in a few weeks, with two free checked bags. I hope to send the Trek 930 frameset in one of them. That will put me down to just two road bikes and just four altogether. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

I have a rotational tick I can't find. I"m gonna...

I have a rotational tick I can't find. I"m gonna change out the whole wheel set next thing. And oil the spoke crossings as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

A cool 38*C. It should be no higher than 36 as...

A cool 38*C.
It should be no higher than 36 as we are standing in line tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

We can say batshit

We can say batshit
04-15-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 723
Posted By seedsbelize

Downtube, because that's all I've ever used,...

Downtube, because that's all I've ever used, except for brief forays with bar end and brifters. I will say that with my current gravel bike, a Trek 414, the dt shifters are not ideal.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Yes, spokes have gotten expensive! And difficult...

Yes, spokes have gotten expensive! And difficult to source, from here anyway. I might have a dozen new ones in my stash, from years ago when I could get them. I make a point of using new nipples with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

You don't keep one for unplugging the kitchen...

You don't keep one for unplugging the kitchen sink drain?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Truing it with tire on. I've never had any...

Truing it with tire on. I've never had any success with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

My box of spokes felt like it weighed 20 pounds,...

My box of spokes felt like it weighed 20 pounds, at one time. I've built a few wheels since.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

I can't figure out how to make this work. It's...

I can't figure out how to make this work. It's worth the watch if it can be figured out
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JEsFbeqiD8w&ab_channel=CathrynSetz
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

150 ish

150 ish
04-14-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,098
Posted By seedsbelize

This has been a pleasant thread to read. I am not...

This has been a pleasant thread to read. I am not in position to take up watch collecting. Though I do like to wear an analog watch. I recently found one in my dad's stuff. The battery is dead, and...
04-14-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,098
Posted By seedsbelize

Younger than I am. I thought of this option after...

Younger than I am. I thought of this option after posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

On a side note, the pumps for the public water...

On a side note, the pumps for the public water system are down. A few homes are getting a few drops a day. We are getting none. Thankfully we have a cistern, and a deep well. This evening, after it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

43C, at 4 PM. On Friday afternoon we will be...

43C, at 4 PM.
On Friday afternoon we will be standing out in the sun awaiting our second shot. Umbrella and water will be in order. Last month, for the first shot, we were in line for four hours,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

How's the pain level today?

How's the pain level today?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

That's why mine is SS. I've been through two...

That's why mine is SS. I've been through two silver ones.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Mine is SS. My wife's is silver.

Mine is SS. My wife's is silver.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

You could wrap the original in angora yarn and...

You could wrap the original in angora yarn and wear it on a chain around your neck.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

One of my gp4000sll lasted 80 miles, and suffered...

One of my gp4000sll lasted 80 miles, and suffered a sidewall blowout. It gave a very nice ride while it lasted.
04-13-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,098
Posted By seedsbelize

Your dad was born in 1900. My grandfather was...

Your dad was born in 1900. My grandfather was born in 1896, and I am an old man. You must be ancient.
04-13-21, 04:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 631
Posted By seedsbelize

I also had one. A 72, according to the SN. I gave...

I also had one. A 72, according to the SN. I gave it to a friend who really, really wanted it. It was a hair small for me. And rode really nice.
Nice score.
04-13-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 242
Posted By seedsbelize

It is said that iPhones format upsidedown.

It is said that iPhones format upsidedown.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Now at Palenque, a large ruin down in the Chiapas...

Now at Palenque, a large ruin down in the Chiapas rainforest, it feels sauna-esque to me. There they are surrounded by tall trees, and as such, no breeze. But on the upside, depending on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

I was thinking of you two. You mentioned your...

I was thinking of you two. You mentioned your left eye being worthless on the bike. Could the two of you switch places on the tandem? Could your ego handle being relegated to stoker?:)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Explain said pre-nup if you will. Our daughter...

Explain said pre-nup if you will. Our daughter had to sign one, due to her betrothed having been ripped off one time. But in your case.... And you have to pay! Into an escrow account? I am a rube. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

There was prolly a nice breeze up there. That...

There was prolly a nice breeze up there. That breeze is our saving grace in the Summer. Every evening around sundown.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

It's only this hot in April. Come May the...

It's only this hot in April. Come May the temperature drops into the mid 90s and the humidity rises into the mid 60s.
And then in June comes the rain. And hurricane season.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

40c

40c
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

testing

testing
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Here, it's scheduled for us. They are in our town...

Here, it's scheduled for us. They are in our town this week and, as foreigners (permanent residents), we have to wait until the last half of the last day, along with the rest of the stragglers...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Second poke scheduled for Friday afternoon. I...

Second poke scheduled for Friday afternoon. I hope to be back up and around on Monday. Tylenol purchased, and in readiness. And then two weeks later, freedom!
04-12-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 922
Posted By seedsbelize

I rode my first TOSRV in 1981. My second in 2001....

I rode my first TOSRV in 1981. My second in 2001. I assume the tri-fecta is cancelled.
04-12-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 366
Posted By seedsbelize

I have two of them active. My fave. GLWS

I have two of them active. My fave.
GLWS
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

I had been attempting 20 miles every other day....

I had been attempting 20 miles every other day. Then the weather turned hot. So now I'm shooting for a much more easily accomplished goal of ten every day. It shows promise. Being out after mid day...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

I wouldn't want to go up or down that hill. ...

I wouldn't want to go up or down that hill.
Speed isn't my thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

The most recent pair of tires I purchased were...

The most recent pair of tires I purchased were $12 apiece. For my town bike. CST. They ride surprisingly nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

They're going to the University for Spoiled...

They're going to the University for Spoiled Children.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

Were I in the USA I would certainly consider it. ...

Were I in the USA I would certainly consider it. Though I don't have all that much anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,636
Views: 22,176
Posted By seedsbelize

And my sister's a week after your son's. She is...

And my sister's a week after your son's. She is almost as old as you. 70 this year.
04-09-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,554
Posted By seedsbelize

Beware!! Mexico is in North America.

Beware!! Mexico is in North America.
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