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Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1,906
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Posted By gnome

that looks very much like degrading chip-seal. ...

that looks very much like degrading chip-seal. think more tar with crushed gravel pressed into it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

It's possible those you are still playing despite...

It's possible those you are still playing despite their advanced age feel that playing and training are the only thing that keeps them going. And if they stop then they will never start again. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

Sounds like a properly used MUP. :thumb: You just...

Sounds like a properly used MUP. :thumb: You just have to lower your expectations on those. take a cyclecross or gravel bike to dodge around the kids and expect to not get any decent pace or effort. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

The cracks don't look too bad. Neither do the...

The cracks don't look too bad. Neither do the potholes. And apart from them it looks nice asphalt with a nice wide shoulder. It doesn't appear to be chip-seal with narrow or no shoulder, which is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

yes. half as many.

yes. half as many.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

DAF had a variable pulley CVT from 1960. ...

DAF had a variable pulley CVT from 1960. Although I suspect that any imported into the states were more as privately imported curiosities. After all the market for a slow, sub-1 litre European city...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

that would work too. I'd keep away.

that would work too. I'd keep away.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

It's fear. the other drivers want to be as far...

It's fear. the other drivers want to be as far away as possible in case a car that old and plastic asplodes. their cars are worth more.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

kinda want. probably not a big enough boot. a...

kinda want. probably not a big enough boot. a type R wagon would be so cool though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

I was wondering how on earth a vegetarian pseudo...

I was wondering how on earth a vegetarian pseudo meat can have fat in it. I looked online and they don't use fats, they use oils. They call them "fats" but that's misleading advertising.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

you can eat as much as you like and not stress...

you can eat as much as you like and not stress about not exercising. It does mean everyone will be able to drope the hamer on you but you can't have everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

it's tuesday. please do try to keep up.

it's tuesday. please do try to keep up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

attack at the gun. it's the only option. oh...

attack at the gun. it's the only option. oh wait, don't you race with sneaky and very fast old guys. they're probably awake to that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 02:18 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 24,386
Posted By gnome

Had a productive if tiring weekend. Went for a...

Had a productive if tiring weekend. Went for a 10km hike yesterday followed by a belated 50th birthday party. This morning prepared and put in the dehydrator some roast pumpkin and several trays of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

fify

fify
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 468
Views: 33,973
Posted By gnome

He possibly did. Flash hotel stays were included...

He possibly did. Flash hotel stays were included in his "business" expenses.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

That's better news. Hopefully he gets well soon.

That's better news. Hopefully he gets well soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

I haven't had sauerkraut in a while. Nor...

I haven't had sauerkraut in a while. Nor cabbage. I prefer Brussel Sprouts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 09:06 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

Must be time to service the winter commuter. Or...

Must be time to service the winter commuter. Or at least pump up the tyres. It felt like trying to ride through treacle this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 03:00 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

You all must be getting bored. And it's not even...

You all must be getting bored. And it's not even winter yet. I go away for a hike and come back to find more than ten pages added. I can't keep up on a bike, and now I'm struggling to keep up here.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 02:58 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

:twitchy: It's obviously a prized bike converted...

:twitchy: It's obviously a prized bike converted to a townie by a now older and less flexible rider, but :twitchy:. That's a odd placement for the cable holder for the alfine shifter and it must be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2062_9c10b2e19544a8851bcd83145a3a4fa6799be2d2.jpg
my lazy feline overlord. still fully clawed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

People who declaw their cats aren't fit to own a...

People who declaw their cats aren't fit to own a cat. If you are going to be owned by own a cute, fluffy, killing machine slightly shredded furniture and legs is just a small price to pay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

you need to move. It's thursday here. :p

you need to move. It's thursday here. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

oof. that just sounds like just under an hour of...

oof. that just sounds like just under an hour of complete and utter self inflicted torture. These days I'll settle for just riding 40km in one ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

It's just a long sleep. or pining for the fjords.

It's just a long sleep. or pining for the fjords.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

You're doing it wrong. It is supposed to be N+1

You're doing it wrong. It is supposed to be N+1
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

time for a recumbent then.

time for a recumbent then.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

yep. A twenty minute cycle gets me to the beach....

yep. A twenty minute cycle gets me to the beach. A two hour drive gets me to the mountains. It's pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

I did absolutely no riding during the weekend. I...

I did absolutely no riding during the weekend. I did walk about 33km over the weekend. With an overnight pack on.
This was the sunrise at our campsite though....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

It's 4P here at the moment. It's going to get...

It's 4P here at the moment. It's going to get to a whopping 8P today. #welcometowinter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

seen any arks?

seen any arks?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

MoAlpha at a guess.

MoAlpha at a guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

I just looked at the price of the equivalent...

I just looked at the price of the equivalent available here. I probably couldn't afford one even it I sold my house. :twitchy: :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

oh. hell. yes. Of course I can't afford such a...

oh. hell. yes. Of course I can't afford such a flash camper van.

I'll just have to settle for this.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

A 4wd sprinter. I'm envious. I want.

A 4wd sprinter. I'm envious. I want.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

It would strange for me to have corn that was not...

It would strange for me to have corn that was not sweet. The default corn sold at supermarkets, green grocers or grown at home are varieties of sweet corn, often Honey & Pearl. I think you can now...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

Nice frosty day here. Of course I forgot my...

Nice frosty day here. Of course I forgot my overshoes so my toes froze on the commute to work. still it is better than riding in the cold rain of earlier in the week.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

We've had cold damp weather for the last two...

We've had cold damp weather for the last two weeks. Today I had a nice coughing fit/asthma attack. I blame the damp. I want some nice frosty dry days. No riding for me today (or yesterday).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

probably down at the ninth level. alongside...

probably down at the ninth level. alongside politicians.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

That's winning right there. :thumb:

That's winning right there. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

Or hikers.

Or hikers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

it's already winter. oh you mean summertime at...

it's already winter. oh you mean summertime at the end of the year. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

yeah, right. i don't believe it. :foo:

yeah, right. i don't believe it. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

Beta Blockers, yes. Other types not so much.

Beta Blockers, yes. Other types not so much.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

yes.

yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

of course.

of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 02:41 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

Went for a nice hike today. From sea level to...

Went for a nice hike today. From sea level to the top of a mountain. 17.7km and just under 1,000m of height gain.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 02:34 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

It's third for me. Second is feeding the cat.

It's third for me. Second is feeding the cat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 324,461
Posted By gnome

2 spoke wheels. (http://www.2-spoke.com/) just...

2 spoke wheels. (http://www.2-spoke.com/) just what you want. post a poll after you buy.
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