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04-14-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 245
Posted By indyfabz

Donít forget the late Marco Pantani. At one point...

Donít forget the late Marco Pantani. At one point he used a DT shifter for the front. When I was at the Ď95 Giro, riding to the stage finish at the Bianchi factory, he came spinning by in the...
04-14-21, 04:08 PM
04-14-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,133
Posted By indyfabz

Zombie thread.

Zombie thread.
04-14-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,153
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:In college I worked at a movie theater....

:roflmao2:In college I worked at a movie theater. At the end of the night, if the hot dogs still looked semi-passable, they were put in the freezer and put back on the rollers the next day.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,546
Views: 209,954
Posted By indyfabz

My eyes keep telling me I should not like the...

My eyes keep telling me I should not like the chainstay placement, but my brain is exercising veto power. And something about the way the chainring and chain accent everything makes it nuclear...
04-14-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,103
Posted By indyfabz

But my new-found knowledge erased all the fond...

But my new-found knowledge erased all the fond memories I had and convinced me that I hated every mile.
Forum: Foo
04-14-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 164
Posted By indyfabz

*^^A friend of mine got the same reaction after...

*^^A friend of mine got the same reaction after her second Pfizer shot.^^^
04-14-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,153
Posted By indyfabz

The first time I can recall seeing that was...

The first time I can recall seeing that was during a non-cooking tour in SD. Think it was a Sinclair station. The two ďregularĒ restaurants in town were not open for dinner on Sundays, so I ordered...
Forum: Foo
04-14-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 164
Posted By indyfabz

Mine is tomorrow. Beat you!

Mine is tomorrow. Beat you!
04-14-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,153
Posted By indyfabz

Ugh. Reminds me of the last time I ate something...

Ugh. Reminds me of the last time I ate something from a major fast food chain. I was doing a long weekend tour to a spot I go to a couple of times every year. 52 miles. There is a Wawa convenience...
04-14-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,153
Posted By indyfabz

See the link in post #40. It suggests more than 3...

See the link in post #40. It suggests more than 3 lbs increases risk. It also goes over the link between obesity and stones. So yes: moderation is a good approach.
04-14-21, 07:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,153
Posted By indyfabz

Possibly a reference to rapid weight loss causing...

Possibly a reference to rapid weight loss causing gallstones, which is a thing.

https://www.everydayhealth.com/gallbladder/symptoms/link-between-gallstones-obesity-weight-loss/
04-13-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 505
Posted By indyfabz

You want pants because the teeth snag clothing...

You want pants because the teeth snag clothing too easily. I still donít get it.

ďand don't want my knees to lower legs exposed because those teeth slice through my skin and snag clothing too...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 16,031
Posted By indyfabz

First Pfizer shot scheduled for Friday morning.

First Pfizer shot scheduled for Friday morning.
04-13-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,215
Posted By indyfabz

Uncorrect.

Uncorrect.
Forum: Touring
04-13-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 773
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. At the start of the third day of my Northern...

Heh. At the start of the third day of my Northern Tier tour with 12 other people one participant mailed home her blow dryer and Sony WatchMan TV (Remember those?). A couple of other people also...
04-13-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,103
Posted By indyfabz

A. Darn autocorrect. Meant peruse, not pursue. ...

A. Darn autocorrect. Meant peruse, not pursue.

B. My suggestion was not directed to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 16,031
Posted By indyfabz

Found my saddle bag. It was hiding under by...

Found my saddle bag. It was hiding under by dining table on a dark spot on the rug. I think I had taken it off one time when I went shopping due to the presence of sketchy people. Probably fell (or...
04-13-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,215
Posted By indyfabz

This one? ...

This one?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HU4IV6Iv0R4
04-13-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By indyfabz

That's a specific, relatively short section of a...

That's a specific, relatively short section of a 150 mile trail. (I've ridden it 5 times so I recognize the area.) Probably the smoothest section of the entire thing, and the wide open area and wind...
04-13-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By indyfabz

Huh? Never heard of it.

Huh? Never heard of it.
04-13-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By indyfabz

This forum is about cycling.

This forum is about cycling.
04-13-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 248
Posted By indyfabz

And Surly has discontinued the LHT. Only the...

And Surly has discontinued the LHT. Only the (redesigned) Disc Trucker is offered.
04-13-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,153
Posted By indyfabz

Having once lost 90 lbs in 9 months, I would not...

Having once lost 90 lbs in 9 months, I would not consider do anything close to what you do.
04-12-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,103
Posted By indyfabz

Pursue post history.

Pursue post history.
Forum: Foo
04-12-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 237
Posted By indyfabz

Ride your bike in. No reservation needed. Iíve...

Ride your bike in. No reservation needed. Iíve ridden the west slope of GTS three times and the east slope once. (Down to St. Mary). Canít be beat.
04-12-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,103
Posted By indyfabz

10,000 loaded touring miles on my Cannondale T...

10,000 loaded touring miles on my Cannondale T 700 over 2 seasons. (1999-2000) Then again, that was before I learned from BF that aluminum sucks for long rides.
04-12-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 207
Posted By indyfabz

Cats like large, planar surfaces to scratch....

Cats like large, planar surfaces to scratch. Rugs. Sides of furniture. Walls. Iíve had cats for a decade with up to 4 bikes in the house. I would not worry about bike tires.

And as noted, leaving...
04-12-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 465
Posted By indyfabz

In the area of the continental divide?

In the area of the continental divide?
04-12-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 505
Posted By indyfabz

Youíre missing my point about wording. And jeans...

Youíre missing my point about wording. And jeans are not light.

BTW...Why canít you wear shorts anymore?

In any even, good luck with your search.
04-12-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,239
Posted By indyfabz

You need to give them the look before passing.

You need to give them the look before passing.
04-12-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 505
Posted By indyfabz

You donít want your lower legs exposed because...

You donít want your lower legs exposed because youíre worried about snagging the pants legs?

I donít get it. Please clarify.
04-11-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 951
Posted By indyfabz

You said it, not me.

You said it, not me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 16,031
Posted By indyfabz

As I was leaving the house for a ride around town...

As I was leaving the house for a ride around town I realized that someone possibly stole my saddle bag the last time I rode the bike. Iíll have to check around the house again in case itís here.
04-10-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,077
Posted By indyfabz

There are meds and even surgery for that sort of...

There are meds and even surgery for that sort of problem.
04-10-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,333
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-05...

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-06-05/why-ikea-recalled-its-sladda-bikes
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 726
Posted By indyfabz

Trying to get my severely fractured, surgically...

Trying to get my severely fractured, surgically repaired left thumb working properly again.
Forum: Touring
04-10-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 773
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. Nothing in my right front is necessary on...

Yep. Nothing in my right front is necessary on the road. Only thing in the right rear that I might want on the road is my phone charger in case I find myself at a place like a park or highway rest...
Forum: Touring
04-10-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 773
Posted By indyfabz

Iíd move the kitchen food stuff to the front...

Iíd move the kitchen food stuff to the front right and balance the front left with heavier/denser stuff, including the mattress.

Tools in a right bag? Anything you are more likely to need outside...
04-09-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,077
Posted By indyfabz

Youíre not an outlier. Read some of the previous...

Youíre not an outlier. Read some of the previous posts. And itís what most people I know do. Living in a city of about 1.5 million, I know a lot of people. Personally, I do up to two-week tours with...
04-09-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By indyfabz

My local CVS keeps a lot of items locked up....

My local CVS keeps a lot of items locked up. Soap, razors, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, etc. Same deal; you have to hit the buzzer for an employee.
04-09-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 889
Posted By indyfabz

Depends. If you are acting in a way that fits a...

Depends. If you are acting in a way that fits a profile for criminal activity in an area there could be cause. For example, someone cruising slowly at night through a park that is known as a...
Forum: Touring
04-09-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 932
Posted By indyfabz

Last September, after the first day of my...

Last September, after the first day of my cross-PA tour, I managed to drop my Navy can opener into a gap between the floor boards of an Adirondack shelter at a campground on, amusingly, the GAP. What...
Forum: Touring
04-09-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 932
Posted By indyfabz

Not much. Did pick up a down bag and compression...

Not much. Did pick up a down bag and compression sack which greatly reduced volume. Also picked up the Sea to Summit collapsible bowl and cup to replace my "static" ones. They take up much less space...
04-09-21, 04:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 785
Posted By indyfabz

I tour and commute in their X-Road Fuel V-5. Work...

I tour and commute in their X-Road Fuel V-5. Work well.
04-08-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 3,077
Posted By indyfabz

The amendment that extended free and subsidized...

The amendment that extended free and subsidized phone service to cell phones was signed into law by his predecessor not long before he left office.

Just sayiní.
04-08-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,795
Posted By indyfabz

If I get another custom bike I will seriously...

If I get another custom bike I will seriously consider a Rubik's Cube theme.

https://classteaching.files.wordpress.com/2019/09/rubiks-cube.jpg
Forum: Touring
04-08-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By indyfabz

Sure can. And what I dislike the most is when you...

Sure can. And what I dislike the most is when you encounter sections with a good number of shorter, steeper climbs back to back to back...Had a some sections like that crossing PA last September. I...
04-08-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By indyfabz

Assuming you would drive, perhaps use Wallace, ID...

Assuming you would drive, perhaps use Wallace, ID as a base. From there you could to an out and back west on the C'dA Trail. Heading east takes you to the NorPac Trail (short stretch of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 16,031
Posted By indyfabz

Freak! Freaky deke! Had the 12" single in...

Freak! Freaky deke!

Had the 12" single in Jr. high.
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