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08-09-15, 04:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,504
Posted By rubic

I got the Shingles vaccination a little over a...

I got the Shingles vaccination a little over a year ago. Then this last February, I got the Singles. However, it was a mild case with no residual neurological pain. I'm quite sure the vaccine kept...
07-26-15, 05:06 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,495
Posted By rubic

I have been watching the TDF and enjoyed it quite...

I have been watching the TDF and enjoyed it quite a bit. Now that it is over, I have the same let down feeling as I do when I finish a good novel. I guess I better ride some more to get over this...
03-18-15, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 623
Posted By rubic

CicLAvia in San Fernando Valley

Is anybody planning on riding the CicLAvia on Sunday, March 22 in the San Fernando Valley? CicLAvia (http://beta.ciclavia.org/)
03-18-15, 02:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,695
Posted By rubic

On a hot summer day a couple of years ago, I...

On a hot summer day a couple of years ago, I forgot my water. Luckily the group went close to my house in the first 5 miles and I was able to stop off and pick up the bottles.
02-28-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,627
Posted By rubic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpX0mPSYMC8 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpX0mPSYMC8

May 13, 1949

Russ Morgan, Cruising Down The River
02-28-15, 03:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,773
Posted By rubic

Glucosomine/chondroitin, in study after study,...

Glucosomine/chondroitin, in study after study, turns out to be snake oil, no benefit. However, these pills do work in a spurious fashion. They also work to reduce the weight of your wallet, which...
02-28-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,196
Posted By rubic

I wear my helmet on most of my rides and I do...

I wear my helmet on most of my rides and I do believe that it reduces the risk of serious head injuries most of the time, my choice. However, so many cyclists, including myself, sometimes go out for...
02-15-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,108
Posted By rubic

I was riding down the street and all of a sudden...

I was riding down the street and all of a sudden I hear the clang clang clang that usually indicates a broken spoke in the rear hitting the frame. So I stop and low and behold, its a drapery hook...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,322
Posted By rubic

Retired!! Before that, I worked for a large...

Retired!! Before that, I worked for a large medical firm in technology management. I prefer retired.
01-20-15, 05:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,967
Posted By rubic

Nothing comes between me and my shorts, except...

Nothing comes between me and my shorts, except for some Beljum Budder skin lubricant.
12-19-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,132
Posted By rubic

'Tis that time of year.

'Tis that time of year.
12-18-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,905
Posted By rubic

I donno. Sounds like if you get too many bikes...

I donno. Sounds like if you get too many bikes you end up in the dog house.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-14, 07:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,806
Posted By rubic

Well, once the salesman angers the customer, the...

Well, once the salesman angers the customer, the sale is lost. Go to another shop.
11-26-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,192
Posted By rubic

My grandson has a new set of Lincoln Logs. It's...

My grandson has a new set of Lincoln Logs. It's so nice to see some good old fashion toys still being sold to compete with today's digital onslaught.
11-22-14, 03:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By rubic

The gent had a quick wit and smart sense of...

The gent had a quick wit and smart sense of humor. Nothing wrong with that. Most youngsters couldn't correlate the Brrring-brrring bell sound with a phone. Freesound.org - "old telephone bell...
11-19-14, 03:39 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,208
Posted By rubic

Happy Birthday, Bill. Now go show those...

Happy Birthday, Bill. Now go show those youngins' how riding is really done.
11-16-14, 06:36 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,192
Posted By rubic

I kept my magnifying glass that I used for...

I kept my magnifying glass that I used for science experiments in elementary school in the 1950's. Although not really a toy, I sure used it as such at times. How many of you used your magnifying...
11-06-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,018
Posted By rubic

The fit for a comfortable road bike saddle is...

The fit for a comfortable road bike saddle is uniquely personal. You know, if I sit on my more than comfortable sofa for any length of time, my butt doesn't like it. So why should a thin road bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,616
Posted By rubic

Black coffee, raspberries with yogurt and honey...

Black coffee, raspberries with yogurt and honey and sometimes oatmeal with this dish.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-14, 04:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,886
Posted By rubic

What's this? Pcaddy is riding again? This calls...

What's this? Pcaddy is riding again? This calls for a cheer. BOO-RAY!!!
Forum: Foo
09-10-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,176
Posted By rubic

So Ray Rice slugged the mother of his child and...

So Ray Rice slugged the mother of his child and knocked her out. Now he is out of the NFL which is good, not only for the NFL, but society in general. He got caught on video. How many other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,374
Posted By rubic

You could possibly get away with this once. ...

You could possibly get away with this once. After that, pony up the divorce lawyer dollars.
09-10-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,744
Posted By rubic

My resting HR has always been around 60 BPM. Way...

My resting HR has always been around 60 BPM. Way back in my marathoning-running days, I could get it down to 42 BPM or so. These days, at about 100 miles per week cycling, I don't track it. If my...
09-10-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,038
Posted By rubic

If I shaved my hairy legs, I would most certainly...

If I shaved my hairy legs, I would most certainly ride faster due to the embarrassment it would cause me. Not only that, I would have to high tail it down the road to avoid my wife kicking my sit...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,388
Posted By rubic

I don't recognize the manufacturer. However, the...

I don't recognize the manufacturer. However, the standard tubes will assure you that your frame will behave like a noodle on those downhill canyon curves.
09-04-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,363
Posted By rubic

The rhythm cycling provides is physical music and...

The rhythm cycling provides is physical music and that makes me happy. And happiness is fun.
09-04-14, 04:46 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 6,211
Posted By rubic

The only pet peeve that really bothers me are...

The only pet peeve that really bothers me are riders riding on the wrong side of the street, towards me. This is especially irksome when it occurs in a dedicated bicycle lane.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,152
Posted By rubic

Carbon Fiber forks will eventually fail. This is...

Carbon Fiber forks will eventually fail. This is a fact. Haven't you watched the TV show Life After People. Within about 200 years, most forks will fail. Since this fact is now established, lets...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,043
Posted By rubic

402879 I dunno.

402879

I dunno.
08-29-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,574
Posted By rubic

Maybe if this deputy has a conscience, he will...

Maybe if this deputy has a conscience, he will suffer for the rest of his life for the life that he took.

from Pinocchio (1940)
The Blue Fairy: You must learn to choose between right and wrong. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,082
Posted By rubic

I just completed a 'scientific' internet research...

I just completed a 'scientific' internet research project. My findings are that the percentage of roadie snobbery is within the same percentage range as 93.7% of all other interest groups....
08-25-14, 06:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,881
Posted By rubic

Here in Southern California, we only have two...

Here in Southern California, we only have two seasons. Hot and dry and cooler and dry.
08-12-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By rubic

The Metro Orange Line Bike Path, in its entirety,...

The Metro Orange Line Bike Path, in its entirety, is a gift. However, for riders who like to ride without constant red light stopping and goat head flats, that will never change. There are so many...
07-31-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,809
Posted By rubic

Question of the day: Why are these optical speed...

Question of the day: Why are these optical speed bars not transparently publicized for the rest of the motoring public?
07-31-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,673
Posted By rubic

You know, it's funny. I have had 3 flats this...

You know, it's funny. I have had 3 flats this summer. However, all 3 have been discovered the next day. So I made it home on a slow flat. Each time, I removed the culprit in the tire if found and...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-14, 03:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,107
Posted By rubic

I dunno. If you correctly called her an...

I dunno. If you correctly called her an ophthalmologist instead of an opthamlogist, your dream could have been a bit more moist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,858
Posted By rubic

I've run all out marathons while at peak...

I've run all out marathons while at peak condition during my running days. I have also ridden all out centuries while at peak condition during my riding days. Marathons, at least for me, took...
07-25-14, 03:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,164
Posted By rubic

Footballer is looking for a foul. Cyclist...

Footballer is looking for a foul. Cyclist looking to keep going. That's the difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 525
Views: 24,064
Posted By rubic

Bingo! Can't wait to see how Specialized PRs out...

Bingo! Can't wait to see how Specialized PRs out of this one.
Forum: Commuting
07-09-14, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 768
Posted By rubic

Yes, of course.

Yes, of course.
07-09-14, 04:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,190
Posted By rubic

I used the Cyglolite Expilion 800 all last season...

I used the Cyglolite Expilion 800 all last season and its brightness and wide enough footprint proved it an excellent light for the price. The bonus, for me, was the daytime flashing mode. That...
07-08-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,194
Posted By rubic

Wow. This break must have been some sort of...

Wow. This break must have been some sort of fluke manufacturing defect. What a bummer.
07-08-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,357
Posted By rubic

My wife had cataract surgery on both eyes a few...

My wife had cataract surgery on both eyes a few years back and it has made all the difference in the world. She had the standard IOLs implanted and uses reading glasses when necessary.
07-02-14, 04:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By rubic

^^^^^ Looigi, you are filled with tons of...

^^^^^ Looigi, you are filled with tons of information. I'm beginning to think of you as the Wikipedia of these forums. Good job.
06-30-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,504
Posted By rubic

Wait a minute. We're leaving out the term, EPIC....

Wait a minute. We're leaving out the term, EPIC. I think an epic ride is when you survive a sufferfest, hate it, and swear never to do it again. Then, like the next day, you realize how awesome...
06-30-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By rubic

This gives me visions of Plato riding his Gnostic...

This gives me visions of Plato riding his Gnostic bike.
06-28-14, 04:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,128
Posted By rubic

I was wondering that myself. Then again, a great...

I was wondering that myself. Then again, a great ride can make one feel religious.
06-22-14, 05:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 6,404
Posted By rubic

Cannondale Synapse Carbon with 700 X 28 tires.

Cannondale Synapse Carbon with 700 X 28 tires.
Forum: Commuting
06-20-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,910
Posted By rubic

I am going to have to agree with all to positive...

I am going to have to agree with all to positive things said about commuting. Let me say this, however. I retired last month and the only thing that I miss about work is the commute. Not to worry,...
06-17-14, 04:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,226
Posted By rubic

Also, fatigue, balance issues and brain fog are...

Also, fatigue, balance issues and brain fog are symptoms of a stroke. Perhaps you need an immediate medical evaluation.
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