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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 07-02-20, 07:42 PM
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Originally Posted by kissTheApex View Post
whew! Crisis averted.

if you ever have an occasion to buy anything from Merlin, add a pair of these to your cart. Along with extra sets of deda tape as well .

my hands are quite sweaty (ick) and it chews through tape very quickly, so I tend to stock up when I’m purchasing stuff.

thanks!


For now I secured the area in electrical tape. I’m not ready to part with my cervelo tape yet.
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Old 07-02-20, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
For what? Fishing cables/lines through the frame? I just use a strong magnet and a little bit of metal tied to some dental floss. Easy.
That's essentially what the Park kit is anyway.
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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 07-02-20, 07:53 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
I’m not ready to part with my cervelo tape yet.
When you do - Bontrager Grippytack is great and readily available.
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Old 07-02-20, 07:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
<==can't dance


Pre and post 1977. The best of both worlds.
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Old 07-02-20, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by gnome View Post
In more positive news I saw the sun for the first time in over a week. Made the -2 commute much more pleasant, although it took most of the ride for feeling to return to my fingers.
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Thunderstorms with light rain and significantly lower temperature. Chilly.
#YearWithoutSummer
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Old 07-02-20, 08:01 PM
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Need some Bunker Hill for the can't dance dance party

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Old 07-02-20, 08:02 PM
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
I started the reading glasses in my 40s, I didn't use them on the bike until 65. (partly because of being stupid and stubborn)
I can't relate to that but I think it is rampant on BF.
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Old 07-02-20, 08:09 PM
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Old 07-02-20, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
On a happy I note, I found my bar end where my bike struck the ground. Went back in okay, so dodge that bullet for now.
I know everyone one of you was deeply deeply concerned.
I know I was.
I'm also deeply concerned that I called your Cervelo a Pinarello
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Old 07-02-20, 08:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Guess I was the only one who noticed, but the question didn't specify football and in basketball UT has won 5 of the last 6 games.
You are astute.

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Gnome is in the southern hemisphere so it is winter there. Not astute.
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Old 07-02-20, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
I know I was.
I'm also deeply concerned that I called your Cervelo a Pinarello
I would absolve you, but I don't have the rank. I'm just a Silver Comet Fred.
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Old 07-02-20, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
edit: Rayos 5mg daily costs $3000 per month.
Amazing.

I may have gotten 8-10 refills so far. Never paid more than $10 for one. I don't know how it works but it's not through insurance. It's been through these random pharmacies (the current one is in Mayfield, KY). Black market? A few years ago, I could get like two orders from one place and then had to go to a different one. Not sure what's going on now.
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Old 07-02-20, 08:43 PM
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Most pharmacies don't double as a lemonade stand during the day. There was a reason you could only get it filled after 7 pm.
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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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Old 07-02-20, 08:48 PM
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Most pharmacies don't double as a lemonade stand during the day. There was a reason you could only get it filled after 7 pm.
Quality
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Old 07-02-20, 08:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
People fact checking my bird tweet.

So are all the medical offices already on holiday? I sent the nurse a message this morning and no reply.
I got a feeling I should have made a medical call today instead of waiting until tomorrow.
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Old 07-02-20, 09:10 PM
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Gnome is in the southern hemisphere so it is winter there. Not astute.
correct.
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Old 07-03-20, 04:00 AM
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Time to ride to Hawk Mountain. Report to follow.
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Addiction is all about class.
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Old 07-03-20, 04:03 AM
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Going out on a 80 miler today. Going to be hot.
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Old 07-03-20, 04:06 AM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
I know I was.
I'm also deeply concerned that I called your Cervelo a Pinarello

you are forgiven
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Old 07-03-20, 04:57 AM
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Finally got to a place with a strong enough signal that I can post.

Two rounds of storms hit Wednesday. Lots of thunder and lightning close by. Fortunately, this was not my campsite.


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6am; AG has the day off so I ought to go wake her. We get a floating holiday and enough people took today that my morning meeting is cancelled, so I can knock out 40+.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
For what? Fishing cables/lines through the frame? I just use a strong magnet and a little bit of metal tied to some dental floss. Easy.
Sounds doable.
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Originally Posted by kissTheApex View Post
I haven’t had a chance to use it yet, but you’re welcome to borrow the cheap X-Tools version that I have.
Thanks for the offer!
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Two rounds of storms hit Wednesday. Lots of thunder and lightning close by. Fortunately, this was not my campsite.
Oof.
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You people who go riding before 8 a.m. are cray cray.
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