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Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,946
Posted By spinnaker

Everyone wants everything now. I see this...

Everyone wants everything now.

I see this commercial all the time where they suggest a loan for a vacation. . A loan for a vacation? You have to be insane. If you need to get a loan...
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,196
Posted By spinnaker

Remember when photography was cool?

Remember when photography was cool? Don't get me wrong, digital has a lot of advantages and you can still get some awesome shots. But now everyone is going it.

There was something really...
Forum: Touring
08-07-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,133
Posted By spinnaker

Casa Spinnaker PLEASE! This is a high class...

Casa Spinnaker PLEASE! This is a high class establishment. We ain't no local yokel flea bag motel.

We charge extra for fleas. :)
Forum: Touring
08-07-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,133
Posted By spinnaker

He will likely stay at Casa Spinnaker. $0 a night...

He will likely stay at Casa Spinnaker. $0 a night though I would not call the breakfast "incredible". :) They are also used to dealing with cyclists.

I just hope robow will be checking in on a...
08-02-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,916
Posted By spinnaker

And the very best advice (if you have not done so...

And the very best advice (if you have not done so already). SEE YOUR DOCTOR. And tell her or him what you are planning.

I also should say congratulations on wanting to get back into shape. That is...
08-02-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,916
Posted By spinnaker

NOPE! Horrible advice. You know nothing about the...

NOPE! Horrible advice. You know nothing about the OP.

The only good part about it is setting a goal. But make it a reasonable one that you know you can attain . Pick a hill that you aren't able...
08-02-19, 08:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,916
Posted By spinnaker

I remember when I first got back into cycling....

I remember when I first got back into cycling. The hills here seemed like enormous mountains. After a season they got a lot easier.; Now I look at those same "mountains" and laugh. They now seem...
08-01-19, 09:03 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,914
Posted By spinnaker

The thing worse than dying is getting hit so...

The thing worse than dying is getting hit so badly, you live but just barely. I think I would rather just be killed in the accident.
08-01-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,914
Posted By spinnaker

You should be scared. That is what keeps you on...

You should be scared. That is what keeps you on your toes. But don't let it rule your life. Go out and enjoy it.

I think about it from time to time Scares me a bit. I get most scared...
Forum: Touring
08-01-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,666
Posted By spinnaker

I aslo find it very strange why you would pick...

I aslo find it very strange why you would pick the Carpenters Training Center near Robinson, as you starting location. Which just happens to be a couple of miles from my home.; :eek: I ride by...
Forum: Touring
08-01-19, 02:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,666
Posted By spinnaker

Well you got me COMPLETELY confused. Keystone...

Well you got me COMPLETELY confused. Keystone what??? The link you posted is a 1,700+ mile route and is mostly roads.
Forum: Touring
07-29-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,666
Posted By spinnaker

That is no where near "narrow-ish:. The Great...

That is no where near "narrow-ish:. The Great Allegheny Passage is limestone but you will have no issues at all with that size of tire. You could probably go narrower.

The GAP would be the...
Forum: Foo
07-25-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 977
Posted By spinnaker

Me too. I was real reluctant to check before. ...

Me too. I was real reluctant to check before. Never know if you are on a hoax site.

I would forfeit my $125 if it meant putting this company out of business. I never once agreed to them...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,570
Posted By spinnaker

Take the pen! ...

Take the pen!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODO0zQBPI2k
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,570
Posted By spinnaker

Correct. Mainly not enough bandwidth to...

Correct. Mainly not enough bandwidth to transmit that distance back in the day.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,570
Posted By spinnaker

But Armstrong did not walk on the moon till...

But Armstrong did not walk on the moon till 10:39PM. That is the part I remember. Past my bed time but my parent's got me up.
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,120
Posted By spinnaker

I take the train, Only fly in the interest of...

I take the train, Only fly in the interest of time With trains delays are a given so build in an extra day for your travel. But a private room is the way to go. Just stretch out in your bunk...
06-28-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,713
Posted By spinnaker

But that is not where most people ride them. ...

But that is not where most people ride them. You see them on MUPs and on the road. That is what I don't get. Certainly they have their place as I already mentioned but I think many people are...
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By spinnaker

Money is a powerful drug. And I think...

Money is a powerful drug.

And I think prostitution should be legal too. What is the difference between that and some woman that goes to bed with a guy just because he bought her a fancy meal?
...
Forum: Foo
06-19-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,968
Posted By spinnaker

Did she cross the bridge? A man living in...

Did she cross the bridge?

A man living in Hawaii was walking the beach when he spotted a bottle. He brushed off the sand and a genie appeared. Master for releasing me from the bottle I will...
06-18-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By spinnaker

A company that sells artificially flavored sugar...

A company that sells artificially flavored sugar water is sponsoring a bike ride? What is wrong with that picture? :)
Forum: Touring
06-13-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,852
Posted By spinnaker

That is why I put valuables and anything you...

That is why I put valuables and anything you can't afford to lose in your handlebar bag. It goes everywhere with me, including into the shower at campsites and hostels. At a hostel, I try to...
06-11-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 782
Posted By spinnaker

Well I am headed out on tour in a few weeks. I...

Well I am headed out on tour in a few weeks. I am opting for just replacing them now. I think it is supposed to be a rainy weekend again so maybe I will do them this weekend.
Forum: Foo
06-09-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,898
Posted By spinnaker

Daphney's mom on Fraiser.

Daphney's mom on Fraiser.
Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,898
Posted By spinnaker

Worst movie mom. Hands down Joan Crawford. ...

Worst movie mom. Hands down Joan Crawford.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptDto4y0X-c
Forum: Touring
06-08-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 907
Posted By spinnaker

My guess we will all be dead by the time it is...

My guess we will all be dead by the time it is finished so don't worry about it. ;)
Forum: Touring
06-03-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,529
Posted By spinnaker

If it had killer chickens, I certainly hope it is...

If it had killer chickens, I certainly hope it is no longer there! ;)
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By spinnaker

Back in the day it was only 57 channels. ...

Back in the day it was only 57 channels.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YAlDbP4tdqc
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,534
Posted By spinnaker

I also dropped cable years ago. At one time...

I also dropped cable years ago. At one time there was some excellent television on cable that could not be found anywhere else. Just one of my favs was TVLand. I just loved the retro...
05-27-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,169
Posted By spinnaker

I may have mentioned it before. Maybe in...

I may have mentioned it before. Maybe in another thread. But I found a working cell phone. Took some tome for me to figure out the owner. No on recognized the number from which I was...
05-26-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 13,169
Posted By spinnaker

I hope you are kidding.

I hope you are kidding.
05-25-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,846
Posted By spinnaker

1. Throw socks in garbage. 2. Buy new socks....

1. Throw socks in garbage.

2. Buy new socks. This time move back to black or don'[t worry about the stains. No one is looking a your feet.


I have seen my share of first world problems. ...
05-24-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,745
Posted By spinnaker

Someone actaully stopped!

Was out on a ride today. Came across the remains of an accident that I ran through yesterday. Yesterday I did not realize what it was until too late, Shards of glass from a taillight.

...
Forum: Touring
05-23-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,890
Posted By spinnaker

You are riding the wrong train. ;) ...

You are riding the wrong train. ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bACKLW19XdE
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By spinnaker

Only rich kids had lunch boxes. Mine was a...

Only rich kids had lunch boxes. Mine was a plain brown paper bag. ;)
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,288
Posted By spinnaker

He is 80 but both his legs and an arm are only...

He is 80 but both his legs and an arm are only 40. ;)
Forum: Touring
05-14-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 807
Posted By spinnaker

What would you say is the average overall climb? ...

What would you say is the average overall climb?

But main thing keeping me away is so many freaking people. I have seen photos of some of those trails and I swear there are less people on the...
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,522
Posted By spinnaker

Why should it be? Regulate desire for the size of...

Why should it be? Regulate desire for the size of vehicle with the natural price of gas. Make alternative more attractive like better public transit. and even better idea, incentivize companies to...
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,522
Posted By spinnaker

They are building the vehicles that people want.

They are building the vehicles that people want.
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 895
Posted By spinnaker

Been years since I have been there. It is an...

Been years since I have been there. It is an awesome city. One of my top favorites. Was there with a co-worker for a conference. We had dinner in the Italian distinct.

The local fire...
Forum: Touring
05-04-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,025
Posted By spinnaker

And I though the real challenge was going to be...

And I though the real challenge was going to be Port Renfrew and Lake Cowichan. ;) How does that compare to Sook to Port Renfrew?
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