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Posted By Paul Barnard

Was he gaming the system or did Canyon bait and...

Was he gaming the system or did Canyon bait and switch? Sounds like more of the latter to me. They told him they could legally do something that they couldn't do in order to get his money, then...
07-16-19, 06:38 AM
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Views: 307
Posted By Paul Barnard

Why is that? I don't know for certain. Possibly...

Why is that? I don't know for certain. Possibly because some hybrids aren't very upright at all. Some have very aggressive ergos. Take this one for example Save up to 60% off new Carbon Hybrid...
07-16-19, 06:28 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Would a hydration backpack work? They are making...

Would a hydration backpack work? They are making fairly minimalist models these days.
07-16-19, 06:23 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

I have three of them and love them. I rode my...

I have three of them and love them. I rode my first and only century on one. My bikes are non-aero. Find a dealer and do the demo. The relief channel reallly works well for me.
07-16-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 33
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Go back and look at the threads you started with...

Go back and look at the threads you started with a comment free link. Look at how many you never participated in the discussion. This is a discussion forum. One that you have an unusual aversion to...
07-15-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,490
Posted By Paul Barnard

It didn't interest you enough to elicit a comment...

It didn't interest you enough to elicit a comment but you thought it would interest others enough to spawn meaningful discussion?
07-13-19, 06:38 PM
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Views: 191
Posted By Paul Barnard

It's really a wash. If you can do the work...

It's really a wash. If you can do the work yourself, switch 'em out and see what you think. You may lose 20 minutes of your life in the process.
07-13-19, 07:29 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Dan nailed it.

Dan nailed it.
07-13-19, 07:02 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

I have this one. It has served me well for...

I have this one. It has served me well for nearly a year.
...
07-12-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,816
Posted By Paul Barnard

Exactly. If people don't get that titanium is...

Exactly. If people don't get that titanium is superior by now, they never will.
07-12-19, 09:30 AM
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Views: 1,490
Posted By Paul Barnard

If I arrive first at a stoplight, I will often...

If I arrive first at a stoplight, I will often move as far forward and left as I can if I can do it safely and there is someone behind me who is indicating a right turn. I may also run the light if...
07-12-19, 09:21 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

That particular poster has a habit of depositing...

That particular poster has a habit of depositing a commentary free link and departing without showing any interest in the ensuing discussion. If an article interests me enough to want to share it...
07-12-19, 06:10 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

You read that and couldn't muster a comment?

You read that and couldn't muster a comment?
07-11-19, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

I have watched a lot of people head down the path...

I have watched a lot of people head down the path of weight loss. I have been able to predict those that would succeed and those that would not based on that singular factor.

Too much pain, too...
07-11-19, 04:33 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Dang brother, reading this and a recent post...

Dang brother, reading this and a recent post where you described the distances you ride, you have my respect! Well done.
07-11-19, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Hello my friend from the 'fire. Keep up the good...

Hello my friend from the 'fire. Keep up the good work.
07-11-19, 04:21 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

https://www.nutristrategy.com/caloriesburned.htm ...

https://www.nutristrategy.com/caloriesburned.htm

I don't know. Moderate to vigorous cycling seems to rank pretty high.
07-11-19, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

I have clipless on my road bike. I have...

I have clipless on my road bike. I have platforms on my tourer, MTB and tandem. I am in CO right now doing some off road riding. I like the ability to do a quick foot dab when things go bad in...
07-10-19, 08:35 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

I did a casual 20 miles on the MTB today. I rode...

I did a casual 20 miles on the MTB today. I rode out around lunch time and wasn't expecting to see much wildlife, so I didn't take a real camera.
...
07-10-19, 07:04 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Yep. It stank too. It looked like it was ready...

Yep. It stank too. It looked like it was ready to explode.
07-09-19, 02:00 PM
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Views: 798
Posted By Paul Barnard

The ride started with about a 400' drop from the...

The ride started with about a 400' drop from the town of Mt Crested Butte to Crested Butte. I tucked. What's the wind chill when the temp is 39 and the wind is blowing 40 MPH? I know I froze my...
07-09-19, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

https://i.postimg.cc/Zq9L36yH/IMG-0033.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/Zq9L36yH/IMG-0033.jpg (https://postimg.cc/p9H8MhC5)


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07-09-19, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

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https://i.postimg.cc/mgyjBbW3/IMG-0035.jpg (https://postimg.cc/4YnV1Rdn)


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07-09-19, 01:41 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

It was harder than I thought it was going to be. ...

It was harder than I thought it was going to be. It was face numbing cold bombing down the mountain at 35+ MPH with temps in the high 30's. I layered and peeled as it warmed up. This was 3rd ride...
07-09-19, 06:26 AM
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Views: 798
Posted By Paul Barnard

I have only done one century in my life. I don't...

I have only done one century in my life. I don't think I could handle Six Gap. I take my time out here. I am still acclimating a bit, so I can't hammer anything. I just stay steady. This is...
07-09-19, 06:19 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

With a screen name like yours, you'd likely enjoy...

With a screen name like yours, you'd likely enjoy the wildlife here. I see very nice mulies in velvet every day. On occasion I see elk. I have a Ruger M77 Ultralight 257R.
07-09-19, 06:18 AM
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Views: 798
Posted By Paul Barnard

I'll be solo and slow no doubt. And I'll stop to...

I'll be solo and slow no doubt. And I'll stop to take pics. Yep, the stop is all about the pics not the need for a breather.
07-08-19, 07:46 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

It would be a mistake to assume that a flat bar...

It would be a mistake to assume that a flat bar road bike or hybrid will put you in a more upright position. Some of them have fairly racy ergos. If you aren't having issues with your current bike,...
07-08-19, 07:33 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

We are going to make a quick stop in Pagosa...

We are going to make a quick stop in Pagosa Springs on the way home. I guess that's southwest CO huh? Many of my usual routes here in Crested Butte are blocked by snow. My wife has been coming out...
07-08-19, 07:31 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

Are you still planning on coming out to Colorado...

Are you still planning on coming out to Colorado this year?
07-08-19, 07:01 PM
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Views: 798
Posted By Paul Barnard

Gonna Hit This Tomorrow

I live in New Orleans. Basically below sea level. This 60 miler stays over 7700 feet, peaks at 10K, has a long category one climb that really steepens at the end. All told it has about 3500 feet...
07-07-19, 02:10 PM
07-04-19, 07:19 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

em you pee

em you pee
07-03-19, 07:07 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

https://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2012/04/using-a...

https://blog.apastyle.org/apastyle/2012/04/using-a-or-an-with-acronyms-and-abbreviations.html
07-02-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 183
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Posted By Paul Barnard

You should use "an" MUP.

You should use "an" MUP.
07-02-19, 09:29 AM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

The cobbles may have something to do with the...

The cobbles may have something to do with the elbow bend. A little extra shock absorption?
07-01-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,545
Posted By Paul Barnard

I figured someone would thank me for not...

I figured someone would thank me for not comparing bicyclists beards to the one Charles Manson wore, but nooooo.
07-01-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 7,545
Posted By Paul Barnard

Everyone knows you aren't a real man until you...

Everyone knows you aren't a real man until you can braid dreadlocks into your nipple hair.
07-01-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 121
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Posted By Paul Barnard

No Bin Laden beard here, but if people want to...

No Bin Laden beard here, but if people want to emulate him, it's certainly none of my business.
Forum: Touring
06-30-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,129
Posted By Paul Barnard

I thought I'd give another update. I ordered and...

I thought I'd give another update. I ordered and installed a pair of Ortlieb Bike Packer Classics for the Axiom Streamliner 29er DLX rack. I took the rig out for a test spin. Plenty of heel...
06-30-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,113
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am tempted to take the handheld spotlight from...

I am tempted to take the handheld spotlight from my boat with me one day to engage in some empathy training.
06-30-19, 06:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 608
Posted By Paul Barnard

Yes.

Yes.
06-28-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,124
Posted By Paul Barnard

People understand me fine. I very often get...

People understand me fine. I very often get thanked for the pleasantness of my interaction. I have ridden with a girl who used a bell, and the reaction of the people we encountered wasn't nearly as...
Forum: Touring
06-28-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,406
Posted By Paul Barnard

Ahhh. Such are the joys of aging.

Ahhh. Such are the joys of aging.
06-28-19, 03:06 PM
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Posted By Paul Barnard

When it's as easy for us consumers to become very...

When it's as easy for us consumers to become very educated about the products we buy, the need for a specialty shop is diminished. Used to be that a salesperson could add value through product...
06-28-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,124
Posted By Paul Barnard

Conditionally I may be supportive of the law. If...

Conditionally I may be supportive of the law. If someone is blasting down a crowded path within a few feet of pedestrians, I would support a ticket in that case. If the path is open and empty, I...
06-27-19, 07:46 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,996
Posted By Paul Barnard

I am pretty quick to strike up a conversation...

I am pretty quick to strike up a conversation when the whole of the circumstances tell me it's the right thing to do. It wasn't the right thing to do with this moron.
06-27-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,996
Posted By Paul Barnard

I encountered a path moron today. Not one but...

I encountered a path moron today. Not one but two high intensity strobes. This under sunny skies and on an open path. The lights didn't appear too bad at first, but when I got into the focal area...
06-24-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,043
Posted By Paul Barnard

When did rigid MTBs with drop bars come into...

When did rigid MTBs with drop bars come into favor?
06-23-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By Paul Barnard

I say go full speed ahead! I'd hang some carbon...

I say go full speed ahead! I'd hang some carbon and titanium parts on it.
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