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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

Addiction LXXVIII

Old 07-08-20, 08:33 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
@Velo vol likes a little Led for his head.
https://youtu.be/bJSJavz1AOM
Bonus points since it is after 1977.
Remasters are like ebikes or walking...

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Oh, orig is 79? Nevermind. You are a modern man.
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Old 07-08-20, 08:42 PM
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Were you going to get pancakes? Cuz it sounds like you were going to get pancakes.
I don't know that that's technically the name of it--there's not one on the topo map. I've never ridden on this road before and I was a bit worried because there was a detour sign pointing way from it when I turned onto it and if I had to backtrack after climbing I wouldn't I wouldn't have got back home until after dark. #EveningRideWoes

It goes past a quarry!


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Old 07-09-20, 04:38 AM
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Arizona is #1 in the world(in being stupid)

https://www.azcentral.com/story/opin...al/5399638002/
Taking the heat off Texas!

Also, as we knew, so much for the thought that it would go away in warm weather.
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Old 07-09-20, 05:08 AM
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buffalo is HAF. Only reason I bid this trip was to go north and get away from the heat. I found a bike shop to rent a bike. It would be a 54 diverge. 50 dollars for 3 hours, and I didn’t bring my helmet so throw in another 10 for that.

I offered 25 for 2 hours, they didn’t bite.
What shop was it?

And, yeah, it's freaking hot lately.
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Old 07-09-20, 06:36 AM
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Well then I vote for the qr. Try a different one.
And it could just be the rear triangle flexing under the power of your massive guads
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Old 07-09-20, 06:48 AM
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Don't feel too bad, none of the U.S. states trailing you are any surprise on the dumb scale.
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Old 07-09-20, 06:51 AM
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I'm surprised that MN isn't on there, with all of the protests. Then again, maybe that's just a matter of testing and demographics that are historically under-served.
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Old 07-09-20, 07:05 AM
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I'm surprised that MN isn't on there, with all of the protests. Then again, maybe that's just a matter of testing and demographics that are historically under-served.
Could be. I had a response typed out . . . good thing I re-read it just before hitting submit.
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Old 07-09-20, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
I'm surprised that MN isn't on there, with all of the protests. Then again, maybe that's just a matter of testing and demographics that are historically under-served.
Hard to tell whether the protest bump wasn't offset by some other factor there and elsewhere. Then there's also the fact that the protests occurred outdoors.
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Old 07-09-20, 07:18 AM
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Hard to tell whether the protest bump wasn't offset by some other factor there and elsewhere. Then there's also the fact that the protests occurred outdoors.
Maybe tear gas kills the COVID.
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Old 07-09-20, 07:35 AM
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Finally got back home last night.

Haven't been on a family vacation in a long time, that was fun but exhausting.
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Old 07-09-20, 07:41 AM
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Old 07-09-20, 07:42 AM
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Hard to tell whether the protest bump wasn't offset by some other factor there and elsewhere. Then there's also the fact that the protests occurred outdoors.
Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor transmission, though possible, is much less likely. That's true, right? RIGHT???
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Old 07-09-20, 07:48 AM
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Don't feel too bad, none of the U.S. states trailing you are any surprise on the dumb scale.
How many of the states on the list have Republican Governors?
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Maybe tear gas kills the COVID.
Time for testing this idea. we just need some volunteers.
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Old 07-09-20, 07:54 AM
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Arizona is #1 in the world(in being stupid)

https://www.azcentral.com/story/opin...al/5399638002/
What is the protocol for businesses/restaurants in AZ at this time? Is it pre-covid business as usual?

Restaurants in Mpls are open, but indoor capacity is limited to 50% with spacing requirements and masks need to be worn indoors when not at your table. A lot of restaurants have, predictably, also moved as many tables outside as possible (where there are still spacing requirements).
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Old 07-09-20, 07:56 AM
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Maybe tear gas kills the COVID.
Is it the best, most wonderful lung disinfectant?
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Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor transmission, though possible, is much less likely. That's true, right? RIGHT???
All the material I get from the QAnon Medical Association says so.
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Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor transmission, though possible, is much less likely. That's true, right? RIGHT???
Seems to be the case, from the contact tracing Ive seen.
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What is the protocol for businesses/restaurants in AZ at this time? Is it pre-covid business as usual?
This explains the restrictions

https://news.citysuntimes.com/2020/0...e-8pm-tonight/

Mask wearing is mandatory in most cities and towns, but there are no penalties for not wearing one.

My employer allows me to refuse service to anyone not wearing a mask. They are told that mask wearing is required as they enter the store. If they approach me for help, without a mask, I tell them that I'll find someone else to help them.
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This explains the restrictions

https://news.citysuntimes.com/2020/0...e-8pm-tonight/

Mask wearing is mandatory in most cities and towns, but there are no penalties for not wearing one.

My employer allows me to refuse service to anyone not wearing a mask. They are told that mask wearing is required as they enter the store. If they approach me for help, without a mask, I tell them that I'll find someone else to help them.
Tear gas them, we need a control group anyway.

Tell them it's for science . . . oh wait, that won't work, we're talking Arizona here.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Tear gas them, we need a control group anyway.

Tell them it's for science . . . oh wait, that won't work, we're talking Arizona here.
Ha! I love the idea of pepper spraying anyone who approaches without a mask. Doesn't even have to be that noxious; just a can of Pam or Boeshield.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Tear gas them, we need a control group anyway.

Tell them it's for science . . . oh wait, that won't work, we're talking Arizona here.
Most of the non-mask wearers are teens/20somethings that think they are to cool to wear one, or Karens/Chads that think they are special. We also get many Red Hats that think it's a liberal hoax.

I really enjoy refusing to help the Red Hats, especially when they get irate and start swearing at me..
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