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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 05-26-20, 04:56 PM
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@Velo Vol I know you were among the thousands of trumpet players to play taps on your horn in unison yesterday in honor of Memorial Day deceased vets? I just know you did.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
AG must be one of those tech jeanuses that I hear about! Congrats! And, I am impressed.
Thanks all! And yeah, she is... she is smart. Smart enough that she doesn't realize how smart she is.
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Old 05-26-20, 06:09 PM
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Very nice, AG!
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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Why not her?


Outrageous.
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Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
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Old 05-26-20, 07:37 PM
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@Velo Vol I know you were among the thousands of trumpet players to play taps on your horn in unison yesterday in honor of Memorial Day deceased vets? I just know you did.
Nope. I didn't know it's a thing.
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Old 05-26-20, 08:08 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Nope. I didn't know it's a thing.
Taps?
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Old 05-26-20, 08:14 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Kudos to AG!
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AG must be one of those tech jeanuses that I hear about! Congrats! And, I am impressed.
How many of you have any idea what he's talking about?
And @bampilot should be included in this list. The phone would not multi quote x 4
and BillyD. It said you were quoted

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Old 05-26-20, 08:20 PM
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And where did the bookmark feature come from? I accidentally hit it, not even knowing of its existence, and can't turn it off.
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Taps?
When did everyone play in unison?
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Whoa. Too good to be true.

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Just watched this. Thanks for posting.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
How many of you have any idea what he's talking about?
And @bampilot should be included in this list. The phone would not multi quote x 4
and BillyD. It said you were quoted
what list?
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Today's the day! WhyFi

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Today's launch is on my viewing schedule along with Jay Leno's Garage tonight which I've been told will feature the Cybertruck.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Nope. I didn't know it's a thing.
Next year.
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Thanks for the reminder - I have it on my calendar, but it snuck up on me with all of the work over the long weekend.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
How many of you have any idea what he's talking about?
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and BillyD. It said you were quoted
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Car tire shopping isn't as fun as bike tire shopping. That said, I think I'm going Yokohama. Why? I don't know.
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Car tire shopping isn't as fun as bike tire shopping. That said, I think I'm going Yokohama. Why? I don't know.

contis. Good enough for a bike, good enough for a car.
if only gators came in car form.
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Man, covid19 seems to have extended the BF winter season. You know it's bad when I feel compelled to unsub from multiple threads because there's so much facepalm going around.
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if only gators came in car form.
Why do you hate your car this much?
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When did everyone play in unison?

You have got to try harder to keep up.
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contis. Good enough for a bike, good enough for a car.
And I haven't ridden Conti on the bike in... probably 7 years. They're good tires, but there's no way to meet or exceed the hype that some BFers project upon them. I've been happy trying out a variety of offerings from other manufacturers and most don't seem to have a problem putting out a pretty damn competent product.
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https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=A8n0597UlhU

You have got to try harder to keep up.
Did you see the "everybody sing out of their door/window in unison" thing a month or so ago? I mean, I've got a soft spot (I keep it tucked away in a cool, dark place) for cheesy **** that tugs at heartstrings, but gag me with a spoon.
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And I haven't ridden Conti on the bike in... probably 7 years. They're good tires, but there's no way to meet or exceed the hype that some BFers project upon them. I've been happy trying out a variety of offerings from other manufacturers and most don't seem to have a problem putting out a pretty damn competent product.
more joking than anything. Contis came on both bikes and havnt had any reason to try anything else. There all I know.
I run michelin on my car, not sure what’s on the daughter space ship. Aka mini van.
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