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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 05-29-20, 08:47 AM
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Joe Jackson asks the proverbial question: Where the hell is Memphis? Good song from the 1980's.

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I think nowadays you have to call it an MG Little Car.
Damn! Beat me to it. You know what they say about the early bird.
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The pin.
Is out.
Kudos?
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Do you guys and gals use anything special to wipe down your frame?
The tears of my vanquished foes.
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The tears of my vanquished foes.
Actually, I just spent 10 minutes cleaning the bottom of my downtube from the tubeless spray from that cut a couple weeks ago. I need to remember to wipe that stuff off ASAP - it gets crusty and persistent if you let it hang out for a while.
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Did they let you keep it as a memento??
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That’s a great scene, a great example of how to discuss something risqué without breaking the rules. Toeing the line without crossing the line.
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Joe Jackson asks the proverbial question: Where the hell is Memphis? Good song from the 1980's.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0SHWvi-pDnE
'70's

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Do you guys and gals use anything special to wipe down your frame?
Pledge.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
I had the same problem with a 1971 MG Midget.
I worked in a gas station and we put a rebuilt engine in a customer's Volvo. The car was sitting on the corner of the lot waiting to be picked up when a car flew in off the street and demolished it. A friend had a Volvo wagon with a bad engine so I bought that car and bought the engine out of the wreck and put them together. Worst piece of crap I ever had.
If the brakes weren't leaking the clutch was. Electrical issues, noises, you name it. I sold it at a big loss and the guy I sold it to came back complaining about it.
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
Pledge.
Also good for cleaning airplane windows and leading edges.

Leaves a nice thin waxy coating that makes it easier to wipe the bugs off. And smells great, too
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The tears of my vanquished foes.
Muppets cry degreaser?
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Muppets cry degreaser?


I was going to mention the MUP in that post, but thought I'd let someone else chip that in.
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FYI PBK has GP5Ks for $69 two-pack (and $82.49 for the TL). Not a bad deal, although I am still using up GP4Ks stock for another year or two.
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I was going to mention the MUP in that post, but thought I'd let someone else chip that in.
Glad to be of service!
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Also good for cleaning airplane windows and leading edges.

Leaves a nice thin waxy coating that makes it easier to wipe the bugs off. And smells great, too
My ex once said "your bike smells lemony fresh".
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Kudos?
Indeed!! In a few days I can take the bandages off(the hole in the finger tip had to heal). I will be able to wash my hands, do dishes, etc. And then next Friday I have a consult with the plastic surgeon who will repair the tendon. And then we get to start it all over again.
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Did they let you keep it as a memento??
Yes. When the bandages come off I will take a pic of the finger and pin together. Why? Schmaltz
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That’s a great scene, a great example of how to discuss something risqué without breaking the rules. Toeing the line without crossing the line.
Hear that @datlas?
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This apply to cyclists?


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This apply to cyclists?


wut.
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