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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By indyfabz

And then smirk and wave when you ride by someone...

And then smirk and wave when you ride by someone who went off the front and then developed a mechanical.
08-07-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 85
Posted By indyfabz

Please tell me you what most people call "the...

Please tell me you what most people call "the ball of the foot," which is located between the toes and the arch.
...
08-07-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,468
Posted By indyfabz

And all in response to an "insincere"...

And all in response to an "insincere" thread.
08-06-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,191
Posted By indyfabz

Utter fail. The Cross song is “Ride Like the...

Utter fail. The Cross song is “Ride Like the Wind” and contains no such lyrics.

“Break Like the Wind” was one of the album titles in the spoof rockumentary “This is Spinal Tap.”
08-06-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,191
Posted By indyfabz

Read the article linked to about Hampsten’s bike....

Read the article linked to about Hampsten’s bike. His “Huffy” was a one off, but the rest of the team Huffys were made by Serotta. And yes, Lance did do that.
08-06-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 146
Posted By indyfabz

We’re No. 1! We’re No. 1!

We’re No. 1! We’re No. 1!
08-06-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,041
Posted By indyfabz

I take nothing for granted on this site. A guy I...

I take nothing for granted on this site. A guy I used to ride with a lot would take his bike inside the bathroom at Valley Forge National Historic Park even though I was sitting close to it. Many,...
08-06-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,041
Posted By indyfabz

My bike doesn’t fit inside my tent or many vault...

My bike doesn’t fit inside my tent or many vault toilets. And bikes are not allowed inside either of my office buildings.

As I think I noted above, in more than 3 decades of locking bikes outside...
08-06-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 450
Posted By indyfabz

I think that's pretty much what is physically...

I think that's pretty much what is physically happening. You basically run into groups of them rather than being "chased down," especially since it's really hard to ride 2 mph, particularly on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 13,356
Posted By indyfabz

Only saw races there once. It was really fun. We...

Only saw races there once. It was really fun. We went with a group so were able to purchase tickets at the finish line. It was Tandemonium night. Both single and tandem races. During the semi finals...
08-06-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,041
Posted By indyfabz

How you do sleep at night? Go to the bathroom? Go...

How you do sleep at night? Go to the bathroom? Go to work? Etc., etc., etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Those of us who keep up with the latest BF news...

Those of us who keep up with the latest BF news knew:

https://www.bikeforums.net/forum-suggestions-user-assistance/1209179-there-limit-likes-one-can-give-per-day.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

New iPhone XR is supposed to be delivered to the...

New iPhone XR is supposed to be delivered to the office tomorrow. I haven't been able to make or receive calls since last Friday.
08-06-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,191
Posted By indyfabz

Are you familiar with the day on the Gavia he...

Are you familiar with the day on the Gavia he talks about in the article? Epic.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 13,356
Posted By indyfabz

T-Town, baby!

T-Town, baby!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Huge clap of thunder shook the building's...

Huge clap of thunder shook the building's windows. I find morning t-storms strange.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 330
Posted By indyfabz

I use their Kool Stop Mountain Salmon pads on my...

I use their Kool Stop Mountain Salmon pads on my touring bike's canti brakes. Love them.
08-06-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 376
Posted By indyfabz

I think it's the real reason why NY is now...

I think it's the real reason why NY is now requiring people from RI to quarantine if they enter the state. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Must have been your animal magnetism.

Must have been your animal magnetism.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

"Beisbol been berry, berry good to me."--Chico...

"Beisbol been berry, berry good to me."--Chico Escuela

https://i.ebayimg.com/images/g/2twAAOSwvvJfGdmS/s-l300.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:23 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

A moose or elk can total you and your car. Don't...

A moose or elk can total you and your car. Don't think antelope are much of a problem. Never seen one close to a road. They have amazing eyesight (their eyes are roughly the size of an elephant's...
08-06-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By indyfabz

The alternative is lots and lots of SPAM posts....

The alternative is lots and lots of SPAM posts. You weren’t a member when you’d come to a subforum like this to see the first two pages taken up by SPAM posts from a bot.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

We were “not wealthy” growing up. Ate a lot of...

We were “not wealthy” growing up. Ate a lot of chicken livers with onions.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

In Montana it’s legal to take home deer, elk,...

In Montana it’s legal to take home deer, elk, moose and antelope that you’ve hit with your car accidentally. You may not clean or dress it by the side of the road or sell the meat. You must also go...
Forum: Touring
08-05-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 560
Posted By indyfabz

In addition to the woman at Lake Itasca I...

In addition to the woman at Lake Itasca I mentioned above, we had a bit of a row in Whitefish. There was a guy who had moved to town recently for a new job and was staying at the hostel while looking...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

No problem. They are tasty. As you probably...

No problem. They are tasty.

As you probably remember, I’ve done a lot of riding in Montana. Deer are almost as numerous as pigeons in the big city. In 2017 I passed a motorist who had just hit...
Forum: Touring
08-05-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By indyfabz

At some point this year (I think.) I read an...

At some point this year (I think.) I read an article about the virtues of the 720. May have been in “Adventure Cyclist.”

In ‘87 I bought a used 660. Considered it my first “real” road bike. Camp...
08-05-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 450
Posted By indyfabz

DEET can eat through synthetic materials. Ask me...

DEET can eat through synthetic materials. Ask me how I know, because I’ve toured in infested parts of Montana.

One year the grade got a bit tough as we passed the entrance to a cattle ranch with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

So did my dad. I don't. He would also eat...

So did my dad. I don't.

He would also eat the "knuckles" off the ends of chicken legs and suck out the marrow. Peanut butter, bacon and hot sauce sandwiches were another treat he loved. He died at...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

I would think so. I gave the guys at a LBS a case...

I would think so. I gave the guys at a LBS a case one year around Christmas for hooking me up with a fair amount of free work on the spot during the year. An alternative is a Wawa gift card if there...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

I will have to look at the cover sleeve. Speaking...

I will have to look at the cover sleeve. Speaking of that, the amount of plastic packaging that is issued to hold two burgers is obscene. The three-pack of larger camel patties I have bought twice...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

They do have more fat that I imagined. One patty...

They do have more fat that I imagined. One patty has 25% of the RDA of saturated fat. The odd thing I found about cooking them was knowing when they were done. Also, I wondered what was responsible...
08-05-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By indyfabz

What were you using to measure mileage? My...

What were you using to measure mileage? My computer underreports a bit, at least according to highway mile markers. 100 miles is really about 103.

During a 2008 cross-PA supported tour we had a...
08-05-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 540
Posted By indyfabz

The song is the first track on Bruce's first...

The song is the first track on Bruce's first album: "Greetings From Asbury Park." Manfred Mann's Earth Band's cover hit #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) on the...
08-05-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,220
Posted By indyfabz

There is a series of cassette tapes of works of...

There is a series of cassette tapes of works of famous authors read by people with the same last name. The series includes the shorter works of Washington Irving read by Dr. J. :D
Forum: Touring
08-05-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 560
Posted By indyfabz

Never been a big fan of dorm-style...

Never been a big fan of dorm-style accommodations. Started my first tour in the HI hostel in Seattle in '99. It was really big. A bunch of young folks cam back drunk. One of them snored horribly....
08-05-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 907
Posted By indyfabz

Facebook? Hell. You should see what I get on this...

Facebook? Hell. You should see what I get on this site. In fact, I started a thread in User Assistance pointing out that if I posted the types of photos in the ads I see on this site I would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:52 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Beyond Burgers are pretty good. I’d definitely...

Beyond Burgers are pretty good. I’d definitely eat them again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

There is a man made dam that was built in the...

There is a man made dam that was built in the 1800s to help supply the city with water. That resulted in a little ria/cove area above the damn. Over the last few years the city has made improvements...
Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 881
Posted By indyfabz

This belongs in :foo:

This belongs in :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry to bore everyone. I love to see wildlife,...

Sorry to bore everyone. I love to see wildlife, especially in the big city, and I don’t like it when people treat it poorly. We’ve had three bears come through the city in the last four years. I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Saw two beavers by the river behind the Art...

Saw two beavers by the river behind the Art Museum. Poor things we’re stressed out. One was on a snag of tree debris. The other was on dry land. Thinking their lodge got damaged by the flooding or...
08-04-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 138
Posted By indyfabz

Possibly. I was never tested but was...

Possibly. I was never tested but was presumptively positive way back in late March or early April. Never had any respiratory symptoms. Just GI problems the first night then serious muscle aches and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

I’ll eat just about anything. ...

I’ll eat just about anything.


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Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Going to cook my first Beyond Burgers tonight.

Going to cook my first Beyond Burgers tonight.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Depends. If you’re talking an old city row home,...

Depends. If you’re talking an old city row home, they are thick. I rarely hear what’s going on through the walls of the houses on either side of me.
Forum: Touring
08-04-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By indyfabz

Looks like a name change: ...

Looks like a name change:

https://www.ortlieb.com/products/bike-bags/front-panniers

Probably wanted to use the same nomenclature as the Sport Packer model. AKAIK, those were never called Front...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

Started raining lions and wolves just as I was...

Started raining lions and wolves just as I was parking after running errands.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

When I was in Italy in 2013 we took a wet day off...

When I was in Italy in 2013 we took a wet day off from riding to take the train from our base into Venice. As I was walking across the Ponte Rialto my wallet fell out of my pocket. An Italian woman...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 795
Views: 9,820
Posted By indyfabz

On the last day of a three day backpacking trip...

On the last day of a three day backpacking trip in PA I stopped to sit down against a tree. My cell phone fell out of my pocket. Several days later my mom called my land line to tell me someone from...
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