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Road Cycling ďIt 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.Ē -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 07-11-20, 07:18 PM
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It's time for second dinner.
There's no chicken in my chicken lo mein.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
In my opinion, you need to learn your bike a bit. Every ride need not be a hammerfest, or a competition within yourself to bump up the average speed. Learn the big and little chain ring when you have time to absorb what's actually happening. Experiment. See what happens when you swap gears and chain rings at the same speed. Just stuff....

Prolly right, the spacing just bothered me this morning.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:19 PM
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Married 6 been together for 12. A lot of hair cuts.
I was talking about the $40/month.
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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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There's no chicken in my chicken lo mein.
Any noodles?
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Old 07-11-20, 07:23 PM
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Any noodles?
Yes, though they're thinner, like mei fun.
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Yes, though they're thinner, like mei fun.
I have found it hard to find good, traditional, Cantonese-American food since about 1974.
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
I was talking about the $40/month.

2 a month or I guess one every three weeks is more realistic.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Mrs datlas gave me a COVID19 haircut.
Kudos.

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It was pouring here at 5AM so I didnít get to go out. Taking the girls kayaking tomorrow so only have time for about 30 in the AM. Deeply disappointed in my lack of mileage this week
There, there.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:43 PM
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I usually have my hair cut once a year.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:49 PM
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Mrs datlas gave me a COVID19 haircut.

Now she canít stop laughing at me.

I'm about due for my second covid haircut.
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!!!!!

I saw two deers between Brown Squirrel and Dead Horse Lake Golf Course.

Also six Canadian geese by the pond near Brown Squirrel. DougRNS


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I usually have my hair cut once a year.
wut
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Use it in health and contentment. We have a polycarbonate French press on the boat. One of lifeís essentials.
Iíve been using one during tours for years. The inner wall of my current one cracked. Itís happened before. I think because I sometimes make the water too hot.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:56 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Beats what happened to the USFS policeman who hit a grizzly while mountain biking near Glacier a few years ago. R.I.P.
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Old 07-11-20, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
Its 50/34. The cross chaining I am referring too, When I am on the big ring it seems that I am favoring the larger side of the cassette. Number 5 through 9 when I am on the smaller chain ring I almost always end up on the smallest cassette.
You could start a gear thread in the 41, those go for multiple pages. I think there were 2 going at the same time recently.

I know my rings and I know my small and large cogs and that's about it. I don't know what the other cogs are and I never looked at them. I also never think about what cog I'm in while riding except when I'm in the lowest one. Sometimes I force the shifter to make sure it's all the way at the end.

I've had everything from 5 speed to 11, triples to one by, and I always go by feel.
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Old 07-11-20, 08:03 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
a cat sitting on his head during the warm stretch.
Don't knock it till you've tried it.
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I’ve been using one during tours for years. The inner wall of my current one cracked. It’s happened before. I think because I sometimes make the water too hot.
If ours broke, I would get a double-walled steel one, but I have already epoxied the handle and now it will last until I drop it overboard while dumping grounds on a morning when I don’t feel like diving in after it.
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If ours broke, I would get a double-walled steel one, but I have already epoxied the handle and now it will last until I drop it overboard while dumping grounds on a morning when I donít feel like diving in after it.
Iím actually surprised I havenít been able to find other options for a combination French press/mug that is portable. Iím talking something you make the coffee in and drink straight from it. I had one from REI, but the lid broke. There is at least one titanium press out there, but you canít drink from it. I want something that is going to keep the coffee hot when itís cold in the morning.
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Old 07-11-20, 08:58 PM
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If that's not rusted out it's worth a few bucks. Very desirable model.
I had one back in the 70s. Best vehicle I've ever owned. Mine was orange with diamond tuck interior. Kick down 3 speed transmission was the schizz
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I had one back in the 70s. Best vehicle I've ever owned. Mine was orange with diamond tuck interior. Kick down 3 speed transmission was the schizz
A guy I knew had a Ford panel truck like this for sale before I had a car. I wanted it so bad but my father wouldn't allow it because it didn't run. My second car was an International Harvester panel truck.

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Another sign the season formerly known as summer is done and gone: I saw a guy harvesting berries by the road.

Pumpkin spice is right around the corner.
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Another sign the season formerly known as summer is done and gone: I saw a guy harvesting berries by the road.

Pumpkin spice is right around the corner.

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Kudos.


There, there.
itís a rough life
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I had one back in the 70s. Best vehicle I've ever owned. Mine was orange with diamond tuck interior. Kick down 3 speed transmission was the schizz
It was, by the way, thoroughly rusted.
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It's time for second dinner.
Spoken like a true hobbit.
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