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Do you think '21 is going to be a good year?

Old 12-31-20, 07:44 PM
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Do you think '21 is going to be a good year?




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Old 12-31-20, 08:18 PM
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For some.
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Old 12-31-20, 08:36 PM
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Old 12-31-20, 09:00 PM
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Better than 2020 but not good. Second year in a row my group of riding buddies won't be going to Europe. I suppose we could go later in the year but we normally go late spring to Spain, France or Italy.
Hopefully, everyone will be vaccinated by mid-year and we can get back to normal
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Old 12-31-20, 09:36 PM
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I'm an optimist, and the first person to vote yes. Maybe a fool too. It's hard to imagine how 2021 could be worse than 2020.
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Old 12-31-20, 10:06 PM
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I think people are just fed up with politics, virus, economy (I'm pretty sure you know the list) that we really couldn't sustain things like they are now for much longer. I think the economy will recover but it will be slow. But once the world realizes they can once again make long term plans regarding trade with the USA without all of a sudden falling out of favor... I think stability will return quickly, but getting it rolling is another thing.
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Old 12-31-20, 10:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
It's hard to imagine how 2021 could be worse than 2020.
I can help!
  • Winter drought leads to a much worse fire season next summer.
  • Agent Orange and the Proud Boys void the election.
  • New Variant SARS-CoV-2 is resistant to the vaccines.
  • Everyone is forced to buy bikes with SRAM disc brakes.
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Old 12-31-20, 11:15 PM
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Relatively speaking, yup. But the bar's pretty low.
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Old 12-31-20, 11:45 PM
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Originally Posted by wgscott View Post
I can help!
  • Winter droughwt leads to a much worse fire season next summer.
  • Agent Orange and the Proud Boys void the election.
  • New Variant SARS-CoV-2 is resistant to the vaccines.
  • Everyone is forced to buy bikes with SRAM disc brakes.
Sram/Avid disc brakes
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Old 12-31-20, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by wgscott View Post
Then I was 1 and 1/2 years old. Now at almost 53. The Who is still around and their music still rocks.
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Old 01-01-21, 12:04 AM
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Then I was 1 and 1/2 years old. Now at almost 53. The Who is still around and their music still rocks.
I finally got to see what remains of them a couple of years ago. Pete and Roger were remarkably humble, considering.

BTW, shouldn't it be The Whom?
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Old 01-01-21, 12:14 AM
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Originally Posted by Hondo Gravel View Post
Then I was 1 and 1/2 years old. Now at almost 53. The Who is still around and their music still rocks.
bleep is still holding up. blast quadrophenia or the who sell out or who's next or who are you or even it's hard or who by numbers.

contemporaries jack and ginger and some guy named eric were holding up pretty well here...


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Old 01-01-21, 12:47 AM
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I think it's going to be a long, long time
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Old 01-01-21, 12:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
I'm an optimist, and the first person to vote yes. Maybe a fool too. It's hard to imagine how 2021 could be worse than 2020.
Great, you have just jinxed 2021. Thanks a lot friend.
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I'll let you know on December 31, 2021.
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Old 01-01-21, 04:06 AM
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Originally Posted by Seattle Forrest View Post
I'm an optimist, and the first person to vote yes. Maybe a fool too. It's hard to imagine how 2021 could be worse than 2020.
2020 was a pretty good year. One of the best in the last few years.

I can easily imagine how 2021 could be worse.
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Old 01-01-21, 10:29 AM
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2021 will start out crappy, but will end with a feeling of optimisim in the USA. The COVID-19 virus should peak in late-February, then slowly ramp down (but not totally go away). Business, especially those in the 'hospitality' sector, will be severely affected and a lot of restaurants and small hotels/resort operations will go out of business. By the end of 2021 we'll see things open up again, restaurants/theaters/and other gathering spots will re-open (with reduced occupancy loads), and mask-wearing will only be a 'suggested practice' but not mandated.

And (most importantly) bicycle stores will once again be restocked with the newest models, lots of parts, and repair services will be done on a more timely basis!
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Old 01-01-21, 11:10 AM
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2020 was such a horrible year. I remember it like it was yesterday.
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Old 01-01-21, 11:23 AM
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Yes, if only because we will have a competent leader who actually cares about doing his job.
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Old 01-01-21, 12:17 PM
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Old 01-01-21, 12:48 PM
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Hang on tight. We're wingin' it.

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After 2020, I looking forward to letting loose in 2021 when they drop the green flag.


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I had high hopes, but with the botched rollout of the vaccine combined with the number of people who don't plan to get it, I don't see a return to normalcy until probably October of next year.

But at least Trump won't be in the WH, so...as said above, I think it'll be an improvement, but still a crud year.
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Old 01-01-21, 09:42 PM
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I expect it will be a fine year for cyclists who like random mixes of parts on their bikes. I don't know one brand on mine besides the frames and tires, so I'll be fine. Disruptions in supply lines will annoy some riders who use only specific premium parts.
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i can find positivity when i want to and i want to more than ever now.......plus i believe in Pema's quote in my signature below
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