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Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 10:25 AM
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Posted By seedsbelize

And my folks

And my folks
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

And I had my merino wool sweater on yesterday....

And I had my merino wool sweater on yesterday. It's coming.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

This exactly. I remember the stoker word being...

This exactly. I remember the stoker word being bandied about but, being so young, of course didn't know what it meant.
And, that first house I ever lived in was a log cabin, covered over in grey...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

A ride was scheduled for this morning, but slept...

A ride was scheduled for this morning, but slept til 7. By the time the tea was drunk and the waking up done, it became too late to go. Biding my time for those long, cool days. We can taste them now
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Coal furnace as a uteful ute in the fifties....

Coal furnace as a uteful ute in the fifties. Electric radiant heat in the modern era of the sixties and wood heat thereafter. What fuel do said furnaces burn? Natural gas? Propane?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I had that same truck, in orange. I bought it...

I had that same truck, in orange. I bought it from my uncle's estate.
I did not have a Gunnar.
Now that I think about it, I don't know what became of that truck.
One more lost item from the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

What I meant was that I don't have to get out the...

What I meant was that I don't have to get out the door by 0800. I can go out at 2:00, if I feel like it. And it won't be too hot.
09-29-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By seedsbelize

Great idea. Thanks. I currently have one wheel...

Great idea. Thanks. I currently have one wheel with a nipple between the walls.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Same. Looking forward to all day riding weather.

Same. Looking forward to all day riding weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Slow morning. Must be Monday

Slow morning. Must be Monday
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I will not be riding today, though it is a...

I will not be riding today, though it is a scheduled ride day. At 08:30, it's already too late to beat the heat. Instead of riding, I will clean the kitchen and shop, and possibly the woodshop. All...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:13 AM
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Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sWGh92O9kxU

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sWGh92O9kxU
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I have trainsnorter's disease. I slept 10 hours...

I have trainsnorter's disease. I slept 10 hours Saturday night and 10.5 last night. Went to bed at 8:15 last evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Maximo is the one in this house. The spokesman...

Maximo is the one in this house. The spokesman for the group.
And the same front paw action. Though we're on the intermittent fasting regime. 6AM and 4Pm.
09-25-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By seedsbelize

There are others?

There are others?
09-24-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 477
Posted By seedsbelize

Sometimes it just has to be taken apart and put...

Sometimes it just has to be taken apart and put back together.. Even figuratively.
09-24-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,938
Posted By seedsbelize

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

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20200703_111854198_e4d2d52c8e375fe2fdb5300940620b4e0076d117.jpg
1980 Trek 414. It no longer has that hammock of a saddle.
Oddly,...
09-22-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 166,568
Posted By seedsbelize

Great. Thanks

Great. Thanks
09-22-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,261
Posted By seedsbelize

No experience with Dura Ace. And only just now...

No experience with Dura Ace. And only just now getting ready to build wheels with Campy hubs. I've been an avid cyclist for 50 years. Better late than never.
09-22-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 166,568
Posted By seedsbelize

I thank you for this, and also for the link...

I thank you for this, and also for the link within a link, which talks about mixing it up with powered latex and ethyl antifreeze. I just looked at the cost of this stuff. And went immediately to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

An interesting adventure. I'm minding my own...

An interesting adventure. I'm minding my own business and I get a message with a code for two part verification for my Mexican debit card. And a few minutes later another one. The local bank is open...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

A hot shower has been my treatment for poison ivy...

A hot shower has been my treatment for poison ivy and the like for 40 years. Also, if it's a small area of itch, as in a mosquito bite, nail polish provides instant relief. I always have a stash of...
09-21-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 162
Posted By seedsbelize

thanks. I have fiddled with this as well.

thanks. I have fiddled with this as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Big Bicycle, as we all know, is a euphemism for ...

Big Bicycle, as we all know, is a euphemism for
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

It was the same. And they've scheduled the...

It was the same. And they've scheduled the Eastern games to be sure the Lakers are rested and the East team is not. Not that either of those teams would present any competition
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Yeah, great game. Where would we be without...

Yeah, great game.
Where would we be without Big Bicycle?
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Then there's the question of whether the last car...

Then there's the question of whether the last car approaching in the crossing lane will jump the red light. In these parts it's considered a weakness to not jump the red. And I sometimes fear getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

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09-20-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By seedsbelize

Oddly, I have one of these too. Slightly older

Oddly, I have one of these too. Slightly older
09-20-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,022
Posted By seedsbelize

I had that exact bike and couldn't get used to...

I had that exact bike and couldn't get used to the color. Sold it here, and then later found the midnight mauve version. I hope merziac is more tolerant
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Kudos. Did you use all your gears?

Kudos.
Did you use all your gears?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I'm sorry my lack of shifting has caused so much...

I'm sorry my lack of shifting has caused so much consternation in the group. But you can now see why I was shocked. SHOCKED. When I read that some of you are shifting hundreds of times on a similar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Wow! Consider it tossed

Wow! Consider it tossed
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

52/40 for this oldster. And 12/25. On the most...

52/40 for this oldster. And 12/25. On the most commonly ridden bike. One of the others bears a corncob of unknown heritage. The third one is rarely ridden, but I should check just to know what's what.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

How so? The only things requiring prescriptions...

How so?
The only things requiring prescriptions are antibiotics and the stronger stuff. I can buy Prozac with ease but was refused Xanax. I tried it just to see.
I keep Prednisone around and use it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I also tend to shift only the front. I agree with...

I also tend to shift only the front. I agree with everything Billy said.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I've often considered ir. Not tough enough. The...

I've often considered ir. Not tough enough. The bulk of my riding is done with 40/13. That's where I was today. Of course there is nothing remotely resembling a grade in any direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

In my current state of very poor conditioning the...

In my current state of very poor conditioning the small ring is my default. It usually takes a tailwind to require the big ring. I hope to change that this winter. The first injury keeping me off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Prednisone is over the counter here. Not there?

Prednisone is over the counter here. Not there?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

How many zipper shifts?

How many zipper shifts?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

It might have been The Atlantic.

It might have been The Atlantic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Extreme upper middle

Extreme upper middle
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Two shifts in a 22 mile flat ride with...

Two shifts in a 22 mile flat ride with crosswinds. The first was to correct a ghost shift and the second was to correct the over shift of that correction. Normally there would be a tailwind on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Don't forget your mask. That's what I most often...

Don't forget your mask. That's what I most often have to return for. We are required to wear them on the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

I read, yesterday, that as we slide deeper into...

I read, yesterday, that as we slide deeper into climate change this kind of thing will become more frequent. And crime in general
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:18 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

It can be seen both ways, of course. My use of...

It can be seen both ways, of course. My use of friction downtube shifters, with few gear choices is more the mountain man approach of doing more with less. Because we were tougher in those days kinda...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 103,531
Posted By seedsbelize

Yikes

Yikes
09-19-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,572
Posted By seedsbelize

Sure looks bent. Is it?

Sure looks bent. Is it?
09-19-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,572
Posted By seedsbelize

Sometimes it's just a friendly, passing remark.

Sometimes it's just a friendly, passing remark.
09-19-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 1,791
Views: 166,568
Posted By seedsbelize

I hadn't heard of the syringe method. But it...

I hadn't heard of the syringe method. But it makes sense. I am now awaiting tubular glue, from Amazon(the passenger airlines don't like to carry that stuff) while I source spokes and build wheels. I...
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