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Old 07-30-19, 04:40 PM
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It's not raining at the moment.
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Old 07-30-19, 04:46 PM
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Looks like it has Peyronie’s. Sad.
I first learned of that malady from a close friend, a retired urologist and biomedical ethics expert.
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We planted some catnip on our deck. Jackie has gone nuts for it!

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It's not raining at the moment.
No rain here yet.

Any minute now, tho!!!

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... and biomedical ethics expert.
Did he ever get EP on a Shimano group?
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Old 07-30-19, 07:33 PM
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No Tuesday Night TT tonight. Wind, heavy rain, thunder storms.
almost the same. no riding for me today. cold, strong gusty wind and heavy rain.
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That’s amazing. Never seen anything like that and cool you’re still using it.

Sorry about the empty quote. iPad doesn’t like this site.
It came from my dad. Who know how long he had it. When were ratcheting wrenches invented?
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Tuesday Night Tandem Ride update: My wife and I did a sedate 26.3 miler, maybe 14.6 mph or so. Her back managed fairly well. I kept it very steady and the rpms around 90 instead of our usual 95-100 so we didn't bounce any and aggravate her back. Nice weather, low 70s and maybe a 10-12 mph wind. Perfect ride for her.
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It came from my dad. Who know how long he had it. When were ratcheting wrenches invented?
I've got a little one like that, too. Mine looks about the same age and in about the same condition. No idea where I got it.
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Tuesday Night Tandem Ride update: My wife and I did a sedate 26.3 miler, maybe 14.6 mph or so. Her back managed fairly well. I kept it very steady and the rpms around 90 instead of our usual 95-100 so we didn't bounce any and aggravate her back. Nice weather, low 70s and maybe a 10-12 mph wind. Perfect ride for her.
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Tuesday Night Tandem Ride update: My wife and I did a sedate 26.3 miler, maybe 14.6 mph or so. Her back managed fairly well. I kept it very steady and the rpms around 90 instead of our usual 95-100 so we didn't bounce any and aggravate her back. Nice weather, low 70s and maybe a 10-12 mph wind. Perfect ride for her.
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P.S. Her doctor hasn't cleared her yet for upright riding... shhhhhh....
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Tuesday Night Tandem Ride update: My wife and I did a sedate 26.3 miler, maybe 14.6 mph or so. Her back managed fairly well. I kept it very steady and the rpms around 90 instead of our usual 95-100 so we didn't bounce any and aggravate her back. Nice weather, low 70s and maybe a 10-12 mph wind. Perfect ride for her.
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Hello. Been bogged down with work and personal restoration projects, newest being a Miyata from the late 1980's.
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Old 07-30-19, 08:32 PM
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I Got The Power!!

With that kind of wet stopping power who needs slicing discs?
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
No rain here yet.

Any minute now, tho!!!

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Tuesday Night Tandem Ride update: My wife and I did a sedate 26.3 miler, maybe 14.6 mph or so. Her back managed fairly well. I kept it very steady and the rpms around 90 instead of our usual 95-100 so we didn't bounce any and aggravate her back. Nice weather, low 70s and maybe a 10-12 mph wind. Perfect ride for her.
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I Got The Power!!

So they're an ultra soft compound then? You should have brought another set.
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So they're an ultra soft compound then? You should have brought another set.
I don’t know about durability. I only use the fancy crabon wheels May-October so I expect they will last at least the rest of the season.

Plus, I have to install them, which may be delayed.

#lazymechanic
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I don’t know about durability. I only use the fancy crabon wheels May-October so I expect they will last at least the rest of the season.

Plus, I have to install them, which may be delayed.

#lazymechanic
I just replaced the carbon pads on my Propel. They were those deep ruby red pads, forgot who made them but they were recommended in the 41 last year. Anyway, the fronts were totally shot. According to my fine, red, hard-bound, log book(s), they had almost exactly 840 miles on them. They did stop well, though.
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I just replaced the pads on my Propel. They were those deep ruby red pads, forgot who made them but they were recommended in the 41 last year. Anyway, the fronts were totally shot. According to my fine, red, hard-bound, log book(s), they had almost exactly 840 miles on them. They did stop well, though.
So, what did you replace them with, Dennis? Glad that you asked. I bought a new set of Fulcrum Racing 0 wheels and new pads for aluminum rims. Probably get 10,000 miles on these pads.

Seriously, I've owned three sets of carbon (rim) wheels) and never been impressed.
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Seriously, I've owned three sets of carbon (rim) wheels) and never been impressed.
That's why you've gotta get 'em with the meat slicers.
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Doh! Not thinking, I guess!
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