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You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes... (Non bike related)

Old 09-12-19, 07:45 AM
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You don't have to be Sherlock Holmes... (Non bike related)

To deduce the person living here is a C&V Bachelor.
I looked across, and thought, Bachelor, C&V bike guy. Weird... Luckily just a snapshot of a corner at a particular moment in time.
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Old 09-12-19, 07:51 AM
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Probably uses an old wrench to make a peanut butter sandwich.
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Old 09-12-19, 08:05 AM
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That salad dressing isn't looking so great...
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Old 09-12-19, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by TenGrainBread View Post
That salad dressing isn't looking so great...
Made last night, but no added emulsifier, like mustard etc. Olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Actually it will remain viable, and improve, as flavors meld, for weeks, (if not months) without refrigeration.
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Originally Posted by Last ride 76 View Post
Made last night, but no added emulsifier, like mustard etc. Olive oil, vinegar, garlic, salt and pepper. Actually it will remain viable, and improve, as flavors meld, for weeks, (if not months) without refrigeration.
Did you blend it with the crank arm?
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Old 09-12-19, 08:17 AM
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Originally Posted by TenGrainBread View Post
Did you blend it with the crank arm?
Shaken, not stirred...


Thanks, that was too good to pass up
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Old 09-12-19, 11:00 AM
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probably uses spokes for kabob skewers and fondue...lol

good salt, btw. only one i've found, besides redmond's, that doesn't contain traces of micro plastics in testing i've seen
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probably uses spokes for kabob skewers and fondue...lol
Great idea, I'll have to try that
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I though they just used olive oil to lube that square-taper opening, on the crank. What do you guys use? 🤔😁😉
BTW, this could just as easily be a bachelorette, ya know. 😲 😉
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Old 09-12-19, 02:11 PM
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Originally Posted by stardognine View Post
BTW, this could just as easily be a bachelorette, ya know. 😲 😉
That was my thought! Not just any bachelor fixes salads, or even cooks, for that matter.
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Not impressed. Salad should be prepared and served in a vintage helmet.
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Is that my crank arm? LOL!
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Old 09-12-19, 04:27 PM
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that's a fair amount of Talenti to go through, just to secure some useful soaking/cleaning containers.
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Old 09-12-19, 04:39 PM
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Originally Posted by niliraga View Post
that's a fair amount of Talenti to go through, just to secure some useful soaking/cleaning containers.
On sale at ShopRite, 2.88 per... Great small bits, rubber bands, etc. containers, afterwards.
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On sale at ShopRite, 2.88 per... Great small bits, rubber bands, etc. containers, afterwards.
I use a similar excuse! ahem, I mean reasoning.
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Originally Posted by fishboy316 View Post
Is that my crank arm? LOL!
Yours are en route, this was one I just received. I have come across this pitting/staining before, but this is turning out to be too deep to polish out. I thought it might be from steel wool, but no, not coming out with evaporust.
I removed part of the anodized layer, but found that these pits go too deep for flat re-surfacing. Not sure what to try next. Maybe riding them as they are, lol. I don't like acknowledging defeat.
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Originally Posted by Last ride 76 View Post
Yours are en route, this was one I just received. I have come across this pitting/staining before, but this is turning out to be too deep to polish out. I thought it might be from steel wool, but no, not coming out with evaporust.
I removed part of the anodized layer, but found that these pits go too deep for flat re-surfacing. Not sure what to try next. Maybe riding them as they are, lol. I don't like acknowledging defeat.


What I do when they are that deep is wet sand from 800 to 3000 grit and then take it to the bench polishing wheel and polish the crap out of it. it is a bit of work but I do it while watching tv or something. Usually comes out AWESOME!
Curious what is the arm soaking in?
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C&V Bachelor.......You say that like its a bad thing doesn't everyone have a work-stand in their apartment dining room?


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I've got some of that orange Le Creuset cookware sitting on my stove too. Not the big skillet, though.

I think you're right about the vinaigrette, the flavor seems to develop faster at room temperature. Don't let anyone give you a hard time about that.
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Originally Posted by jethin View Post
Probably uses an old wrench to make a peanut butter sandwich.
Campy peanut butter wrench

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