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Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 09:17 PM
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Posted By gnome

for anti-scurvy measures or just to add flavours...

for anti-scurvy measures or just to add flavours to your cocktails and dinner?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

I'm guessing that's the bread and butter sales...

I'm guessing that's the bread and butter sales for most bike shops. There are a lot more people able to spend a moderate amount for a bike to be used for commuting or occasionally then there are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

going to your local LBS, seeing if they have a...

going to your local LBS, seeing if they have a fat bike on the floor and opening your wallet. easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

I resemble that remark. :notamused: my commuters...

I resemble that remark. :notamused: my commuters have "big" chainrings of 46 and 44. And i don't go use the small cogs on the cassette. Ok my m5 has a 52 front ring but it only has 20" wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

The readers of those charts know the water's...

The readers of those charts know the water's there. They are floating on it. They want to know where the water runs out so they don't poke holes in the bottom of the boat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

hot.

hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

That's going to be an expensive mistake.

That's going to be an expensive mistake.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Just do what I do. let it grow until the postal...

Just do what I do. let it grow until the postal service says we are going to hold your mail until you trim your hedge. #notagardener...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

I find the term ute for a young person highly...

I find the term ute for a young person highly amusing. here ute means a light truck like a Ford Ranger, Toyota Hilux or the old Holden Commodore Ute (a modified saloon car with a tray instead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

be negative and think positive[/quote] +1.

be negative and think positive[/quote]
+1.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-20, 01:30 AM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

At a guess: a 5mm allen key, a tape measure, a...

At a guess: a 5mm allen key, a tape measure, a centre punch and some sort of coffee making device.
Forum: Foo
09-05-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 11,051
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Posted By gnome

you mean you'd wake every couple of hours crying...

you mean you'd wake every couple of hours crying for your mum?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

I've had a couple that were close to birth year...

I've had a couple that were close to birth year cars. I'd like another mid-1970s Citroen again. They are fun cars. Expensive to keep on the road but oh so clever and comfortable. Or a mid 70s van...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

[/QUOTE] I was a bit older. As a teenager I...

[/QUOTE]

I was a bit older. As a teenager I did manage to collect the back of a parked Combi. I can still remember landing astride the bar. :o:cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

WhyFi is going to take up home metal work and...

WhyFi is going to take up home metal work and machining just to save $40 on a "must have" coffee gizmo accessory. He's probably waiting on the shipping on the lathe now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Sure, no problem. I can do you one for $35 +...

Sure, no problem. I can do you one for $35 + shipping and handling. Of course I then have to learn how to use a lathe or CNC machine. You don't mind if it is a bit rough do you?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Sorry. Forgot I'm dealing with merika. Tell them...

Sorry. Forgot I'm dealing with merika. Tell them you'll sue them for damages for emotional distress and hurt caused by their negligent incompetence unless they severely discount their fee. Suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Bill the ****ers for wasting your time. give...

Bill the ****ers for wasting your time. give them a taste of their own medicine.
08-26-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,152
Posted By gnome

yes, and sometimes a titanium bike as well. oh...

yes, and sometimes a titanium bike as well. oh and you forgot drum brakes, coaster brakes or no brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

+2. I hope your recovery is quick.

+2. I hope your recovery is quick.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

So that's why I'm so slow. wrong colour bike(s)....

So that's why I'm so slow. wrong colour bike(s). :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

The red ones. they go faster.

The red ones. they go faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

fify.

fify.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

no beans. there was enough food without them.

no beans. there was enough food without them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

well Scottish cafe/bakery. They do breakfasts...

well Scottish cafe/bakery. They do breakfasts and lunches. the full fry up was good. It contained black pudding, haggis, bacon, some sort of meat patty, eggs, some sort of griddle scone and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 01:07 AM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Had a lazy start to the day with brunch at a...

Had a lazy start to the day with brunch at a local cafe. A full Scottish breakfast. It was lovely and sunny and warm. Go home after doing some grocery shopping and decide well it's a nice day for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

:beer:

:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

that looks very much like degrading chip-seal. ...

that looks very much like degrading chip-seal. think more tar with crushed gravel pressed into it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

It's possible those you are still playing despite...

It's possible those you are still playing despite their advanced age feel that playing and training are the only thing that keeps them going. And if they stop then they will never start again. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Sounds like a properly used MUP. :thumb: You just...

Sounds like a properly used MUP. :thumb: You just have to lower your expectations on those. take a cyclecross or gravel bike to dodge around the kids and expect to not get any decent pace or effort. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

The cracks don't look too bad. Neither do the...

The cracks don't look too bad. Neither do the potholes. And apart from them it looks nice asphalt with a nice wide shoulder. It doesn't appear to be chip-seal with narrow or no shoulder, which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

yes. half as many.

yes. half as many.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

DAF had a variable pulley CVT from 1960. ...

DAF had a variable pulley CVT from 1960. Although I suspect that any imported into the states were more as privately imported curiosities. After all the market for a slow, sub-1 litre European city...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

that would work too. I'd keep away.

that would work too. I'd keep away.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

It's fear. the other drivers want to be as far...

It's fear. the other drivers want to be as far away as possible in case a car that old and plastic asplodes. their cars are worth more.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

kinda want. probably not a big enough boot. a...

kinda want. probably not a big enough boot. a type R wagon would be so cool though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

I was wondering how on earth a vegetarian pseudo...

I was wondering how on earth a vegetarian pseudo meat can have fat in it. I looked online and they don't use fats, they use oils. They call them "fats" but that's misleading advertising.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

you can eat as much as you like and not stress...

you can eat as much as you like and not stress about not exercising. It does mean everyone will be able to drope the hamer on you but you can't have everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

it's tuesday. please do try to keep up.

it's tuesday. please do try to keep up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

attack at the gun. it's the only option. oh...

attack at the gun. it's the only option. oh wait, don't you race with sneaky and very fast old guys. they're probably awake to that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 6,974
Views: 92,355
Posted By gnome

Had a productive if tiring weekend. Went for a...

Had a productive if tiring weekend. Went for a 10km hike yesterday followed by a belated 50th birthday party. This morning prepared and put in the dehydrator some roast pumpkin and several trays of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

fify

fify
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 474
Views: 36,285
Posted By gnome

He possibly did. Flash hotel stays were included...

He possibly did. Flash hotel stays were included in his "business" expenses.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

That's better news. Hopefully he gets well soon.

That's better news. Hopefully he gets well soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

I haven't had sauerkraut in a while. Nor...

I haven't had sauerkraut in a while. Nor cabbage. I prefer Brussel Sprouts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

Must be time to service the winter commuter. Or...

Must be time to service the winter commuter. Or at least pump up the tyres. It felt like trying to ride through treacle this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

You all must be getting bored. And it's not even...

You all must be getting bored. And it's not even winter yet. I go away for a hike and come back to find more than ten pages added. I can't keep up on a bike, and now I'm struggling to keep up here.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

:twitchy: It's obviously a prized bike converted...

:twitchy: It's obviously a prized bike converted to a townie by a now older and less flexible rider, but :twitchy:. That's a odd placement for the cable holder for the alfine shifter and it must be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 361,482
Posted By gnome

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my lazy feline overlord. still fully clawed.
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