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Forum: Foo
04-14-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 826
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Just got second jab of Moderna

Now waiting 15 minutes then Iím out of here lol. Kind of relieved but I understand you must be careful this isnít over yet. 6 straight days of bike riding so I am spent. Perfect time for a few days...
Forum: Touring
04-05-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 722
Posted By indyfabz

It strengthened a LTR I was in because, after...

It strengthened a LTR I was in because, after giving it the old college try, she never took to touring and camping despite several trips. The bonus is that we ultimately saved on cat sitter charges....
Forum: Foo
04-02-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 251
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Yummy for your Tummy

Day off everything! Sore muscles and tired legs so itís a great day to smoke some birds. Combination of two S Texas seasonings and mesquite chips for the smoke. And of course you canít slow cook food...
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 789
Posted By nomadmax

You just can't go wrong with cat lovers. Here's...

You just can't go wrong with cat lovers. Here's one of my boys, dumped as kitten and lost his eye to infection. He doesn't ever remember the bad old days.
...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,381
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Iím getting the shot at our local regional...

Iím getting the shot at our local regional hospital. From what I understand itís an efficient setup.
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,381
Posted By eofelis

I got my first round of Pfizer vaccine today. ...

I got my first round of Pfizer vaccine today.
Rode my bike downtown to where the county has a mass vaccination clinic set up at a convention center.
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,381
Posted By Hondo Gravel

YES! I get vaccinated this Wednesday the 17th....

YES! I get vaccinated this Wednesday the 17th. Moderna I think. My sister had a doctors appointment and the nurse told her there was some slots open so she signed me up. I hope it gives me a great...
Forum: Foo
03-13-21, 10:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,381
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Classified as Obese! :lol: Those charts drives me...

Classified as Obese! :lol: Those charts drives me nuts! Lose weight? Ok I guess I will try... Throw them charts in the trash.
...
Forum: Touring
02-23-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,545
Posted By staehpj1

Just an observation... In the interest of the...

Just an observation...
In the interest of the arbitrary collecting of states as a goal you miss many interesting regions completely. You miss the beauty of the Pacific coat, the MI upper peninsula,...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By Hondo Gravel

From 9 to almost 80 today. No wonder why my...

From 9 to almost 80 today. No wonder why my joints all ache lol. Great that you got in a bike ride :thumb:
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 608
Posted By late

It's a heat wave

Pardon my delirium, the 10 day forecast has multiple 40 or warmer days in it.

Maine usually gets a January thaw, and it often melts all the snow. But we didn't get any big snow storms after that....
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,712
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Who rules the roost? It’s snowing again lol. One...

Who rules the roost? It’s snowing again lol. One more round and we thaw out. Anyways little girl cat rules the roost.
...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,712
Posted By Hondo Gravel

A dry 9 feels better than a cold rain at 40. ...

A dry 9 feels better than a cold rain at 40.

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Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,234
Posted By skijor

Buck up, Buttercup. It's supposed to get up to a...

Buck up, Buttercup. It's supposed to get up to a hi of 10F here today in the land of cheese and beer. On the bright side, not a mosquito in sight.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,229
Posted By znomit

I was smiling at the end of my 200k yesterday,...

I was smiling at the end of my 200k yesterday, even though I had been throwing up in the heat.

When was the last time you saw anyone running any distance with a smile on their face?
Forum: Foo
02-03-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,381
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Man, all you guys are a lot older than I thought....

Man, all you guys are a lot older than I thought. Way it's going here, I'm holding number 7,249,143, and they're on like... ah... 2,300? I figure that by the time I'm eligible, I'll be getting one...
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,310
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Mom got her vaccination

Took my 78 year old mother to get vaccinated today. The unproved Moderna vaccines. 60 years of smoking government approved tobacco hasnít killed ya https://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/lol.gif...
Forum: Foo
01-11-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,959
Posted By ahsposo

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01-01-21, 10:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,831
Posted By canklecat

I missed the weekly casual group rides and...

I missed the weekly casual group rides and occasional spirited faster club rides. But not enough to take unnecessary risks.

I had already quit fast club rides in autumn 2019 when I developed a...
12-07-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The only thing keeping me sane (debatable)

During this crappy time of a pandemic all concerts postponed or canceled and basic negativity. The gravel bike is a great escape to take a mental vacation and stay in shape. Too easy to drink too...
11-13-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,594
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Many long solo bike rides from my house I see as...

Many long solo bike rides from my house I see as this virus goes crazy. Keeping my sanity intact.
11-07-20, 12:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 671
Posted By Hondo Gravel

The shirt I had on that ruffled some feathers...

The shirt I had on that ruffled some feathers :lol: over 50 and still being trim and fit and still guzzling beer all a side effect from a 150 mile + bicycling a week habit. Yup full of myself right...
11-03-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,708
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Beating Oklahoma State 41-34 in OT will help. Oh...

Beating Oklahoma State 41-34 in OT will help. Oh you mean Covid-19 thanks to Bubba and Bubbette’s view on the crisis we will be the national champions.
10-17-20, 12:03 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,594
Posted By canklecat

On Facebook I've seen photos and videos of some...

On Facebook I've seen photos and videos of some PVC pipe treat dispensers, running from the front door down the porch steps. Cute idea.

For naughty kids, use a slingshot or trebuchet dispenser. :D
Replies: 115
Views: 20,015
Posted By clasher

Got an official 300K brevet done, another PB,...

Got an official 300K brevet done, another PB, finished in 13:38h for 304km and ~1300m elevation. The wind wasn't much of a factor but the ride started out on the cool side, -2C at the start and in...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Bulette

September has brought some cool weather to...

September has brought some cool weather to central Texas -- morning lows in the '70's with highs hovering around 85F this week. I left comfortably after sunrise, around 8:00 am, destined for the...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By joewein

201 km. 33 C. 48 Veloviewer tiles. It was a...

201 km. 33 C. 48 Veloviewer tiles. It was a looong day (on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/4030501663)).

I left late, it was almost 08:00 already and I got back after midnight. I drank...
08-26-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,062
Posted By Biker395

One of the things COVID has taught me is that...

One of the things COVID has taught me is that people have wildly different risk tolerances.
08-18-20, 09:35 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,708
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Catholic I am and everyone in South Texas white...

Catholic I am and everyone in South Texas white or brown you are Catholic :lol: So far so good. Difficult to stay away from family 6 feet or whatever. Many family members are in education and...
Replies: 115
Views: 20,015
Posted By clasher

Finished my first official brevet of the season,...

Finished my first official brevet of the season, a 600K that started near home. I had a friend come from out of town and the route was a 385K back to the start/finish and 220K on the last loop. The...
Forum: Touring
08-02-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,719
Posted By headwind15

The brand with the strongest legs are the fastest.

The brand with the strongest legs are the fastest.
07-29-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,708
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Hondo Gravel can't make everybody wear masks and...

Hondo Gravel can't make everybody wear masks and wash their hands and stay home. Neither can anybody else here. And the really ****ty thing is many of us making sacrifices to be safe and take...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By joewein

I rode a second century in June, a group ride...

I rode a second century in June, a group ride with friends, plus some VeloViewer tiling, all in the mountains.
...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Bulette

It's good to be up north in July: while home in...

It's good to be up north in July: while home in Texas is seeing temperatures over 100, while staying with family in Iowa, the forecast was a comfortable high of just 83, with a cool wind from the...
Replies: 115
Views: 20,015
Posted By abshipp

I rode a solo 200k Saturday. Overall it went...

I rode a solo 200k Saturday.

Overall it went quite well, I felt like I paced things pretty good and ate and drank well. Hit a wall with an hour to go that made the last little bit kind of...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Bulette

June is an opportunity to escape Texas, and head...

June is an opportunity to escape Texas, and head back home to visit with family. The drive felt longer than usual -- with most places still closed (and avoiding those that were open and busy), 'rest...
Replies: 24
Views: 3,374
Posted By David in Maine

I improvised my own century here in Midcoast...

I improvised my own century here in Midcoast Maine two weekends ago. I used some familiar roads and discovered some great backroads I had never ridden on. The highlight was seeing the Alewives...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Bulette

The forecast has been showing chances of rain...

The forecast has been showing chances of rain every day until June -- not that I mind a little rain, but it can still be off putting.

Woke up this morning, no clouds in the early dawn light....
Forum: Touring
05-14-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,166
Posted By cyccommute

Chain Of Rocks has got to be on the list. Car...

Chain Of Rocks has got to be on the list. Car sized but no cars.
Replies: 26
Views: 3,559
Posted By phile

I did my first century!

so as title says says it i did my first century, this happened last saturday. honestly did not know what a century ride was until i joined these forums about a year ago. have since been mostly...
03-22-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 13,128
Posted By saddlesores

sunny, 30 degrees celcius. went on a 2-hour ride...

sunny, 30 degrees celcius. went on a 2-hour ride in the countryside. fortunately have hundreds of miles of concrete/paved farm tracks nearby. returned through the center of town.

noticed...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Cycletography

February Century I was waiting until the end...

February Century

I was waiting until the end of the month to post my February century info, as it was my intention to do more than one. That did not happen as planned, but I did one 100-mile ride...
Replies: 115
Views: 20,015
Posted By rhm

I did the "Central Jersey 200" again on Sunday,...

I did the "Central Jersey 200" again on Sunday, or was it Monday?, to retroactively fill in my R- series. I guess this ride made up for not riding an official ride in December. Don't ask me why I...
Forum: Touring
02-18-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,376
Posted By dkatz1

I wasn't talking about music played by anyone I'm...

I wasn't talking about music played by anyone I'm riding with (they would have to turn it off or I wouldn't be there), but just people I see on the street. Offering noise pollution to the world....
Forum: Touring
02-17-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,376
Posted By dkatz1

You don't want to hear this....but I find hearing...

You don't want to hear this....but I find hearing anyone else's bluetooth speaker REALLYY annoying...even worse are guy's on harely's, who have REALLY loud music.
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Bulette

February 100

It was 45įF at 8:00 am in central Texas, but it was forecast to break 70 by noon. The plan was for a long group ride, around 75 miles -- an excellent opportunity to push for a century. I started with...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Cycletography

In, and subscribed. So glad I found this thread!...

In, and subscribed. So glad I found this thread! I'm 8 months back in the saddle after 10 years off of a bike. On January 14th I did my first century in 15 years (102.6 miles), and on January 16th I...
Replies: 57
Views: 9,673
Posted By Bulette

It's hard to guarantee that I will finish a...

It's hard to guarantee that I will finish a century a month, but I certainly intend to. This thread should provide good motivation to follow through.

One-Hundred Miles of Central Texas

By 0600,...
Replies: 2
Views: 819
Posted By unterhausen

2020 Randonnees

Long overdue for this thread to be started.
I'm hoping to ride the Iron Porcupine and the NJ 1200k. I wish I could ride the Miglia, but I'm pretty sure I will not be meeting my weight goals in time...
Replies: 36
Views: 3,802
Posted By samkl

I can only eat 3 or 4 Clif bars on a ride before...

I can only eat 3 or 4 Clif bars on a ride before I get completely sick of them. Once that happens, I switch to my high-tech nutrition system of Skittles and Chex Mix. Tropical Skittles and "Bold"...
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