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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:43 PM
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Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

It's fine, warm and with very little wind. time...

It's fine, warm and with very little wind. time to go ride. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

still at work for another few hours. once that...

still at work for another few hours. once that necessity is done then it is a three day weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Hot Chocolate rest stop
While up at my parents I took dad's recumbent for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

Ahh. my dear friend coffee. how I've missed...

Ahh. my dear friend coffee. how I've missed you.

Went up to my parents for mum's 70th birthday. They only drink instant coffee. So I mostly drank herbal teas with the occasional regular tea.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

In that case I suggest: the Hu, Omnia, And maybe...

In that case I suggest: the Hu, Omnia, And maybe Faun.
Forum: Touring
10-08-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,286
Posted By gnome

To the OP. I don't think that you should be...

To the OP. I don't think that you should be using the poles from a dome tent as upright poles to pitch your tarp as a ground shelter if you can't find two trees to hang from. Those tent poles will...
Forum: Foo
10-08-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 7,969
Views: 1,469,811
Posted By gnome

That is an interesting bike. Leading link front...

That is an interesting bike. Leading link front forks, fully enclosed chain case: lots of interesting features. I didn't know Ariel did twins. I'm more familiar with Ariel Square Fours of that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

lots. it's also a lot extra if you offer advice.

lots. it's also a lot extra if you offer advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

I've tried joining a gym and doing weights. I...

I've tried joining a gym and doing weights. I just end up subsidising all the people who actually go to the gym. now my workout of choice has become tramping (hiking). Nothing like carrying a 7 -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

how much extra to "help"?

how much extra to "help"?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

stay safe.

stay safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

That safety cell sure did its job well.

That safety cell sure did its job well.
10-04-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 304
Posted By gnome

LBL. An often forgotten lesson for all.

It was interesting to see that in the Liege Bastonge Liege even top pros can make a very basic and amateur mistake. The race isn't over until you've crossed the finish line.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

pot. kettle. black.

pot. kettle. black.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

yes. yes I am. :D when it's not hidden by...

yes. yes I am. :D when it's not hidden by clouds. I've had enough of winter. my weekend is looking blustery and possibly damp. typical spring weather. Ideal time to be sleeping in a tent.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

good luck with that.

good luck with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

so basically everything was wrong before...

so basically everything was wrong before...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,458
Views: 33,157
Posted By gnome

Hopefully not for another six months yet. I want...

Hopefully not for another six months yet. I want the rest of spring and a summer thank you.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

I am. In fact I'm ahead. 17 hours ahead of you....

I am. In fact I'm ahead. 17 hours ahead of you. It's a fine but cool Friday morning now.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 03:06 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

good evening. Morning is hopefully several hours...

good evening. Morning is hopefully several hours away yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

wrong island or ireland.. nope we left Gondwana...

wrong island or ireland.. nope we left Gondwana before long snakes arrived in Australia or South America.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

I am so glad there are no land snakes, venomous...

I am so glad there are no land snakes, venomous or not, here. Here the only things that may kill you in the bush are: falling off something, drowning attempting to cross a river, and Onga Onga...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

my condolences. I hope you weren't too...

my condolences. I hope you weren't too traumatised by having to drive one of those.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

I have. repeatedly. you'd think I'd have learnt...

I have. repeatedly. you'd think I'd have learnt by now.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

hot.

hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 11,144
Views: 2,296,383
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 2,237
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
Posted By gnome

fify.

fify.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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: 7,777
Views: 107,721
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...
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