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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 02-11-19, 05:49 AM
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Would you pay $120 for this:

https://ostroy.com/collections/mens-...estique-jersey

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Old 02-11-19, 06:45 AM
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It's snowing.
It's February in upstate NY.
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Old 02-11-19, 07:07 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Would you pay $120 for this:

https://ostroy.com/collections/mens-...estique-jersey

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Good God! I'd pay someone to take it off me.
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Old 02-11-19, 07:32 AM
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It's snowing here too. Just a nuisance amount IMO but enough that the kids got a 2 hour delay.
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Old 02-11-19, 07:33 AM
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Timothy Leary says hi.
Tomothy Leary's dead.
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Old 02-11-19, 07:34 AM
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Tomothy Leary's dead.
No, no, he's outside. Looking in.
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That’s actually quite a good idea and I bet it would, but I’m not a MTBer or former infantry, I’m a roadie, damnit!
Why do the apostrophes reappear when the message is quoted?
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Old 02-11-19, 07:35 AM
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That’s actually quite a good idea and I bet it would, but I’m not a MTBer or former infantry, I’m a roadie, damnit!
I will give you a medical. Do it now and thank me later.
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Old 02-11-19, 08:03 AM
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Why do the apostrophes reappear when the message is quoted?
I see them in the original posting too, so it may be something idiosyncratic with you.

IOW BF says: It's not me, it's you.
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... it may be something idiosyncratic with you.
Would not be the first time.
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Ran out of dog food so Puppy Love had coq au vin over buttered boiled potatoes for her supper.

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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Would you pay $120 for this:

https://ostroy.com/collections/mens-...estique-jersey

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No.
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Old 02-11-19, 08:18 AM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
It's February in upstate NY.
Isn't it February everywhere?
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Old 02-11-19, 08:18 AM
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212 N. 12th Street, former home of Sigma Sound Studios, which put out some of the greatest American music ever. The O'Jays, Billy Paul, The Intruders, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Laura Nyro & LaBelle (Yes. Patti LaBelle, before she was famous.), Three Degrees, just to name a few. Even the Jacksons and David Bowie recorded there. Often backed up by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and others, collectively called MFSB.

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212 N. 12th Street, former home of Sigma Sound Studios, which put out some of the greatest American music ever. The O'Jays, Billy Paul, The Intruders, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Laura Nyro & LaBelle (Yes. Patti LaBelle, before she was famous.), Three Degrees, just to name a few. Even the Jacksons and David Bowie recorded there. Often backed up by members of the Philadelphia Orchestra and others, collectively called MFSB.

Sad.

Maybe they could open a Philadelphia Sound Museum there? All it takes is some money.
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Old 02-11-19, 08:40 AM
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Maybe they could open a Philadelphia Sound Museum there? All it takes is some money.
Speaking of Museums, mrs datlas and I went to the Woodmere Art Museum yesterday. Nice collection. Ever been??
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Maybe they could open a Philadelphia Sound Museum there? All it takes is some money.
The building is allegedly going to be demolished to make way for residences. The inside has already been demolished. Lots of development in the area, especially now since the first phase of the Philly version of NYC's High Line has opened.

Never been to Woodmere. Have to confess that I am bad a taking advantage of many of the city's offerings. Except for a two-year stretch in '99-'01, I have lived in either Spring Garden or Fairmount since 1992, yet I have not once set foot inside Eastern State Penitentiary.
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The building is allegedly going to be demolished to make way for residences. The inside has already been demolished. Lots of development in the area, especially now since the first phase of the Philly version of NYC's High Line has opened.

Never been to Woodmere. Have to confess that I am bad a taking advantage of many of the city's offerings. Except for a two-year stretch in '99-'01, I have lived in either Spring Garden or Fairmount since 1992, yet I have not once set foot inside Eastern State Penitentiary.
The Eastern State Penn is DEFINITELY worth going to. If you go in non-Summer bring a jacket it's effing COLD in there!
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Do you get dizzy from shaking your ****ing head all of the ****ing time?
Good one. But I for one am saddened by all the sadness around here.
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Timothy Leary says hi, where've you been, long time no see.
Fixed. lol
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Watching a Rottweiler do the skills competition at Westminster, made me happy.
I wonder if I can find that on youtube. Love those dogs.

I'm not one to count my eggs before they hatch, but it appears that Mrs BD is beginning to soften lately on her no-more-dogs stance. At this time I will emit a cautious woohoo!

As much as I love Rotts I'm thinking about a Doberman this time, I always wanted one of them.
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I wonder if I can find that on youtube. Love those dogs.

I'm not one to count my eggs before they hatch, but it appears that Mrs BD is beginning to soften lately on her no-more-dogs stance. At this time I will emit a cautious woohoo!

As much as I love Rotts I'm thinking about a Doberman this time, I always wanted one of them.

I don't see it after a quick look, but it was just neat to see a Rott up against all the typical dogs you would see in that group. It's the 20" group, so he was up against the typical Border type things, and even a Dalmatian. Seeing that bad dude go up against all the svelt competitors, was cool to see. He wasn't overweight, by any means, but he was still a Rottweiler.....
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So , I order new shifters for my wife’s trike from Amazon on Saturday afternoon and they just showed up at a friend’s house where we’re staying in Port Charlotte, FL about an hour ago.
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So , I order new shifters for my wife’s trike from Amazon on Saturday afternoon and they just showed up at a friend’s house where we’re staying in Port Charlotte, FL about an hour ago.
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I called DHL for the return of the Cygolite, and they will be here to pick it up before 6.
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