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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 05:17 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By Trsnrtr

Yes. Strange, I know, but we will celebrate our...

Yes. Strange, I know, but we will celebrate our 50th anniversary this summer. Sheís my best riding buddy but I wish she wouldnít drop me all the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By Eric F

If it means you get a new bike, of course!!

If it means you get a new bike, of course!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By ls01

all that plus I need a bigger garage. And less...

all that plus I need a bigger garage. And less house. And the financial part plays a huge role too. I should be mortgage free after all is said and done.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By Trsnrtr

My wife and I took our CoMotion out today on a...

My wife and I took our CoMotion out today on a hilly/rolling route. Temps were 55-62į with 15 mph, gusting to 30 mph winds. Any day on the tandem is a good day. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By ls01

SOLD!!!!! I had 3 or 4 offers over my asking....

SOLD!!!!!
I had 3 or 4 offers over my asking. I did ok. The offer I accepted gives me 60 days to find a place, no rent.
So I'm looking at a house tomorrow @ 3 lol. It's smaller than I want but...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By LAJ

Last day of the three days of racing was a 40...

Last day of the three days of racing was a 40 mile RR Rolling hills and wind. The ridiculous weight program I was on is now paying dividends. No chance of getting dropped, and I was in the top 5 the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 18,282
Posted By abshipp

Mrs. Abshipp and I were invited out to dinner...

Mrs. Abshipp and I were invited out to dinner last night by a good friend here in Rockford to celebrate us moving. We accepted knowing that this is one of those people who always keeps us out later...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

When I bought my GTI in 1986, I came prepared...

When I bought my GTI in 1986, I came prepared with a copy of their weekly ad, listing a GTI for significantly under MSRP. Also brought the future Mrs. GeneJockey. When we hit an impasse, $2000 apart...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By LAJ

IKR? Or, "I don't want to hold you back" ...

IKR?

Or, "I don't want to hold you back"

One of the best rides I've done was with the Wounded Warriors. The pace was agonizingly slow, there was ice cream stops and other food stops every 5-10...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

We all know what the road to hell is paved with.

We all know what the road to hell is paved with.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By WhyFi

I wanted to get the girl out to the playground...

I wanted to get the girl out to the playground today, and was debating walk/balance bike to the nearby playground vs bike/Burley trailer to a more distant playground. We walked/balance biked to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By MoAlpha

Antiguan sailing coach to group of novice...

Antiguan sailing coach to group of novice students: “Where the wind coming from?”
Assistant coach: “It coming from up in the sky, man!”
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By seedsbelize

First road ride since Feb. 25 is in the books....

First road ride since Feb. 25 is in the books. The knee winced once or twice, and I am so far walking normally. I thought of another knee exercise I can do to help strengthen it. The Brooks was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By indyfabz

I rode a bike today! Just around town. It hurts...

I rode a bike today! Just around town. It hurts my hand and thumb to ride. Thinking about reversing the brake operation.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

Not to brag, but as of this morning, I'm 13 oz...

Not to brag, but as of this morning, I'm 13 oz away from no longer qualifying for the Clydesdale Forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

I'm W'ing FW today (actually at work), and my...

I'm W'ing FW today (actually at work), and my office overlooks the end of Guadalupe Canyon Road in Brisbane - ever seen "Bullitt"? Remember the end of the chase? The Charger running into the gas...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

I'm very much over IPAs. Give me a good Porter,...

I'm very much over IPAs. Give me a good Porter, or just a good Pale Ale. I don't need my teeth etched.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Eric F

I'm not fat. I'm flavorful!

I'm not fat. I'm flavorful!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By MoAlpha

Marine (fisheries) science. She models fish...

Marine (fisheries) science. She models fish populations. It all started when we took her snorkeling at age 5 and was strengthened when she learned how tasty they were.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, we've got a 5th generation of Dr. Ws now! ...

Well, we've got a 5th generation of Dr. Ws now!
:bday::bday::bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

Two packages arrived today. One contained the...

Two packages arrived today. One contained the Nitto Dynamic - which turns out to have EXACTLY the same height at minimum insertion as the Cinelli 1A. I think I'll keep it, since it's a 110 vs the 130...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

There's a difference?

There's a difference?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

After my ride yesterday, I spent about an hour...

After my ride yesterday, I spent about an hour and a half, making the Circuit gleam. I started by using a clay bar, and followed that with Meguiar's Scratch-X. It's amazing stuff! A lot of the paint...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

First post-work, outdoor ride since October. As...

First post-work, outdoor ride since October. As often happens for the first few of these rides, I underdressed. The temperature dropped from 59 degrees when I started out to 48 degrees when I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By abshipp

First ride outside on this bike since late...

First ride outside on this bike since late December :)

New tires feel so nice!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Mojo31

Ultimately, she'll be okay. She's laughing about...

Ultimately, she'll be okay. She's laughing about it, so that's good. Best of all, she said it won't sour her on biking, and she recognizes it was just a fluke.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Eric F

Something I learned from coaching youth...

Something I learned from coaching youth softball...Don't coach a .400 hitter into a .200 hitter

Something I learned from working on bikes...If it ain't broke, fix it until it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

Circuit Update: Loose Screws has the Black Rubber...

Circuit Update: Loose Screws has the Black Rubber Nub. Ordered.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

Oh, yeah! Pictures: Here's the headset with the...

Oh, yeah! Pictures:
Here's the headset with the covers in place:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1305x1343/img_3493_5440e4facdec0c2d134f655224f15a03b9fc9c6e.jpg

Rear brake...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Trsnrtr

A few years back, I decided that I wanted to add...

A few years back, I decided that I wanted to add a bigger cassette to my tandem so I bought a Wolf link and a bigger cassette and installed it but the dang thing would never shift right so I decided...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By datlas

The cure for that disease is a good high dose of...

The cure for that disease is a good high dose of Fukitol.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By LAJ

I hope it all goes smooth. ******* bosses are...

I hope it all goes smooth. ******* bosses are *******s, and I hope that improves too.

Shot two today, as well. My arm hurts.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By ls01

Oh yeah, got shot #2 today, and I kinda feel like...

Oh yeah, got shot #2 today, and I kinda feel like crap. Lol. I knew it was coming.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By MoAlpha

Just exchanged a bunch of texts with youngest...

Just exchanged a bunch of texts with youngest brother. His meds seem to have kicked in. Suddenly, the new job doesn’t seem so bad and he’s ready to go kick middle brother’s partner’s ass. Actually...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By abshipp

It's Frankie's 11th :bday: ...

It's Frankie's 11th :bday:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1380x2000/img_20200405_093035_0a0103601630e9c9ebdb297cde6d368295726b2b.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-21, 07:19 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By rjones28

Listening is important.

Listening is important.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

I just want to downsize all the crap that ISN'T...

I just want to downsize all the crap that ISN'T bicycles. That way I can upsize the bicycles, and still move around in the garage..
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By indyfabz

Thanks. Having a hard time thinking of a...

Thanks.

Having a hard time thinking of a nicer birthday present Iíve received. My longtime bartender friend had it commissioned from a photo of Stephen posted on Facebook. Itís probably my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By bampilot06

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/73f852e1_306e_4f10_907f_36dd70f8bbf6_ff47e9935148c7c27221ca4fccbd40cd7ce6e02a.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Trsnrtr

I feel EXACTLY the same way. My greatest life...

I feel EXACTLY the same way. My greatest life achievement. In fact, my 39 year anniversary is coming up in a week or so.

I wonder if my medical chart is under one pack per day yet. :foo:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By BillyD

Looking back, quitting smoking after 43 years is...

Looking back, quitting smoking after 43 years is one of the proudest accomplishments of my frikkin life. That's how bad that addiction is.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By DougRNS

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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I rode from my house today. Actually feel ok. I guess time will tell. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By datlas

I don't really see any problem with another...

I don't really see any problem with another project.

#Enabler
#N+1
#Addiction
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By genejockey

Geez, it's like holding a recovering addicts...

Geez, it's like holding a recovering addicts meeting in a bar, next to a pot dispensary and a crack house.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 07:55 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By rjones28

RIP ​​​​patentcad Instigator...

RIP
​​​​patentcad
Instigator (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/621875-addiction-i.html)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Mojo31

I find the silver decals and cages help break up...

I find the silver decals and cages help break up the blue/black.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 08:34 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By bampilot06

Grams watched the little one. Lily came with. I...

Grams watched the little one. Lily came with. I donít have facebook so she actually did all the communicating with the Seller. She actually found this particular breakaway and made the initial...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-07-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By Mojo31

That’s the best money to spend.

That’s the best money to spend.
03-06-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,439
Views: 798,705
Posted By Andy Antipas

1957 Peugeot PL-50

Separate thread for this restoration, but its French and thought it should be included here for posterity.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 190,567
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The little lady says hi from stunning Superior,...

The little lady says hi from stunning Superior, AZ.

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