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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 03-25-19, 06:43 PM
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it's very bright and has disc brakes. Beyond that, I know nothing. But you already knew that. Thanks for stopping by. I am sure you came for the quality but I implore you to stay for the stupidity. There is plenty of stupidity. But you already knew that.
The disc brakes, to be clear, are a side effect and not a deciding factor in the purchase. Lust was the real deciding factor, and who am I to judge? Lord knows she can afford it, and she's working right now.

Re: staying, maybe.
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Old 03-25-19, 06:46 PM
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The information on the left side of your posts says "Bikes: 1". Is this correct? And, if so, how is this possible? ...
Yes,1 is the correct number. It is not true that 1 is the loneliest number.

Why? 3 reasons I shall list. In no particular order.
1. I am frugal
2. You can only ride 1 at a time.
3. I am only interested in road cycling.
It is that simple, like me. But you already knew that. I know it is sacrilege to say that in this thread but I make my own rules.
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Old 03-25-19, 06:49 PM
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Yes… but this ain't one of those.
Interesting. Last P5 I saw in the wild was that color, with I thought, that type of graphic. Memory, but alas, I'm old.
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Old 03-25-19, 06:53 PM
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Interesting. Last P5 I saw in the wild was that color, with I thought, that type of graphic. Memory, but alas, I'm old.
Her R3, which this will replace, is that exact same color as well. And yes, the P5 is available with that color. As was... one of the lesser Ps from a year or two ago.

Fluo green is in, and has been for a few years. It's interesting; I thought this was going to be a cakewalk to identify.
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The disc brakes, to be clear, are a side effect and not a deciding factor in the purchase. Lust was the real deciding factor, and who am I to judge? Lord knows she can afford it, and she's working right now.

Re: staying, maybe.
Bikes are cool. I am lusting after a new one and am ashamed of myself. It is 15 years old. The only thing is there is really nothing wrong it so why replace it. I think if I have to make a big $ repair I will get a new one instead.

When is the big reveal of the new bike?
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Interesting. Last P5 I saw in the wild was that color, with I thought, that type of graphic. Memory, but alas, I'm old.
...but mighty and gruel is your fuel.
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I've started throwing a lightweight rubber ball the last couple days to see what the repaired shoulder can do. Time to start getting ready for the softball season. Feels good, no pain but obviously the throwing strength needs work. Tomorrow I'll try throwing actual softballs and measure the progress.
So what you're saying is there will be spreadsheets and graphs?
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Anyone want to guess what it is?
I'd say it looks like yellow.

After that, I got nothing.
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I'd say it looks like yellow.
Makes me think of this...

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I'd say it looks like yellow.

After that, I got nothing.
Photoshop agrees that it's yellow; I would call it green.
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I'm lost. I can't see you going with Trek or spesh. BMC doesn't do that color, I don't believe, even though their stuff is screaming fast.
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Lyme.
I plan to try to increase my cycling this season, but a fast twitch short burst sport like softball is more doable with lyme than an endurance activity like cycling. When it takes you 4 or 5 days to recover from a single bike ride then whatever enjoyment you had goes right out the window.
I was unaware. Thanks for the update.
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I'm lost. I can't see you going with Trek or spesh. BMC doesn't do that color, I don't believe, even though their stuff is screaming fast.
And no Trek disc yet. I don't think QR PRsix comes in that color.
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So what you're saying is there will be spreadsheets and graphs?
Challenge accepted.
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AG bought another bike for Alohaman, because of course she did. Anyone want to guess what it is?


No Ceepo Shadow R?

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Started cruising Tri sites to find AG's new bike, and found my new water bottle/cage!!!

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