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Old 08-02-20, 12:53 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Stretch breaks can help.

​​​​​​Core exercises help too. https://www.healthline.com/health/be...cises#beginner

I also like to do some of these:

Pull ups
Hanging knee lift
Dumbbell shoulder shrug
Dumbbell shoulder press
Lateral raise
Thanks. I've been forgetting to do my bridges. Another Healthline fan
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Automatic. Black Pearl
Sorry, misread the question. Yes, we love it.
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When mine started to go, the instructions to update through desktop only bought a bit of time.
The odd thing is that if disable WiFi I can still access my work email with no problem and send messages, so I have to have some sort of signal.

Got the phone from work in 2017, and it was not new. Think it might be time for a new(er) one.
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OMG that Wisco weather!!! Serious rooster tails at Road America.
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Went to the bank, yesterday, to withdraw 27,000 pesos to pay the health insurance bill. Couldn't do it without my passport. This morning I returned with passport. Couldn't do it without a copy, and he knew full well no copy places open today. Whew! That was close. But he didn't know I had a copy at home. Return with copy, and spend the next hour and a half trying to devise an excuse as to why it can't be done. The ultimate answer? A digital copy is not acceptable. And on top of that, the passport itself is not acceptable.
At thispoint I ask if there is a limit above which it becomes more difficult to do, because all their literature says unlimited withdrawals. Yes 5000.is the ultimate limit. But we're not going to tell you that. We're gonna dance around it, sweating bullets for an hour an a half, implicating workmates, with their fingerprints, so that I can't be held accountable by myself, in case I can't worm out.
After it's all said and done, I figured out it's likely the fact that I'm a foreigner in a tiny town. A town where they never see US passports. I remember back a couple years when I opened the account, it took the entire day, because the home office just didn't want to do it. But wouldn't come out and say it. The guy I'd been working with all day finally shamed them into doing it. That should have been a tip off.
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The $64,000 question is this,: Will I remember it next time?
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Solution? 5000/day from the teller and 7500/day from the atm.
Can’t you just pay online with an electronic funds transfer? That’s how we pay our bills, mostly.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
which part was dumb?
Walking on the gravel was dumb.

Riding on the gravel is more dumb.

Riding on the gravel on a fat bike, that sounds like a jeep, is more dumber.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
The odd thing is that if disable WiFi I can still access my work email with no problem and send messages, so I have to have some sort of signal.

Got the phone from work in 2017, and it was not new. Think it might be time for a new(er) one.
That could still be a chip or antenna failing.
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RIP. Autumn is here.



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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Walking on the gravel was dumb.

Riding on the gravel is more dumb.

Riding on the gravel on a fat bike, that sounds like a jeep, is more dumber.
My fat bike tires are louder than my Jeep tires.
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Old 08-02-20, 03:25 PM
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I won't say how far I went, because by comparison with some of y'all, it wasn't far at all. But it was good. At 100 kg, I don't generally expect to pass anyone skinny on uphills, so I'll tend to hang back behind them, expecting that they'll leave me behind. That' mostly what happens, but I've noticed recently I'm passing more skinny people on climbs. So that makes me feel good!

Then somebody passes me. In the big ring.

Mind you, I've had a number of people pass me early on hills, sometimes going pretty fast, and then just a little later I pass them. That feels good. But then there are the ones who just pass you and disappear in the distance.

I was telling my wife that the great thing about riding in the Bay Area is there's always somebody younger, or older; skinnier or fatter; faster or slower. Mostly, I'm other people's "Older, Fatter Slower", but then sometimes I'm sombody's "Older, Fatter, Faster", and I like that.
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I won't say how far I went, because by comparison with some of y'all, it wasn't far at all. But it was good. At 100 kg, I don't generally expect to pass anyone skinny on uphills, so I'll tend to hang back behind them, expecting that they'll leave me behind. That' mostly what happens, but I've noticed recently I'm passing more skinny people on climbs. So that makes me feel good!

Then somebody passes me. In the big ring.

Mind you, I've had a number of people pass me early on hills, sometimes going pretty fast, and then just a little later I pass them. That feels good. But then there are the ones who just pass you and disappear in the distance.

I was telling my wife that the great thing about riding in the Bay Area is there's always somebody younger, or older; skinnier or fatter; faster or slower. Mostly, I'm other people's "Older, Fatter Slower", but then sometimes I'm sombody's "Older, Fatter, Faster", and I like that.
If you can live in the Bay Area, you are already in a better cycling location than 85% of the country. That’s GOTTA be worth something.

I have not visited there for about 6 years but hope to go again sometime. I recall the cycling was good. As were the food options.
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OMG that Wisco weather!!! Serious rooster tails at Road America.
Aaand the F1 race at Silverstone was a complete snooze fest till the last lap.

I may not renew the F1 TV subscription for the remainder of the season.
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someone got their bath today. This is the latter stages of the post bath freak out.
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Looks like WhyFi gets the top spot again this week.
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I'm on the DL today after a mishap right before dinner last night. I was crouching for a couple of minutes tending to a messy floor by the dog's dish and got up too fast. Big mistake, I fainted and whacked my head on the woodwork of the entrance to the livingroom. Had a big, egg sized bump that I iced down and the worst is my neck, which is already, FUBAR suffered trauma.

Felt better than expected today and am hoping no Major neck issues to result. It is stiff and barking at me but I will wait before I see the Chiropractor.

I HTFU and cut one of the lawns and mulched the final 2/3 of the flower beds anyway.

#StupidIsAsStupidDoes
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I'm on the DL today after a mishap right before dinner last night. I was crouching for a couple of minutes tending to a messy floor by the dog's dish and got up too fast. Big mistake, I fainted and whacked my head on the woodwork of the entrance to the livingroom. Had a big, egg sized bump that I iced down and the worst is my neck, which is already, FUBAR suffered trauma.

Felt better than expected today and am hoping no Major neck issues to result. It is stiff and barking at me but I will wait before I see the Chiropractor.

I HTFU and cut one of the lawns and mulched the final 2/3 of the flower beds anyway.

#StupidIsAsStupidDoes
Ouch. Heal up ASAP.
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Looks like WhyFi gets the top spot again this week.

a whyfi ban?

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someone got their bath today. This is the latter stages of the post bath freak out.

my lhasa goes ballistic after a bath. She gets a crazy look in her eye too.
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Looks like WhyFi gets the top spot again this week.
You've got time to go out for another sweaty 25. That or LAJ could slap down 250 miles worth of rides.
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I'm on the DL today after a mishap right before dinner last night. I was crouching for a couple of minutes tending to a messy floor by the dog's dish and got up too fast. Big mistake, I fainted and whacked my head on the woodwork of the entrance to the livingroom. Had a big, egg sized bump that I iced down and the worst is my neck, which is already, FUBAR suffered trauma.

Felt better than expected today and am hoping no Major neck issues to result. It is stiff and barking at me but I will wait before I see the Chiropractor.

I HTFU and cut one of the lawns and mulched the final 2/3 of the flower beds anyway.

#StupidIsAsStupidDoes
Too much fancy wine last night? Heal up!
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I'm on the DL today after a mishap right before dinner last night. I was crouching for a couple of minutes tending to a messy floor by the dog's dish and got up too fast. Big mistake, I fainted and whacked my head on the woodwork of the entrance to the livingroom. Had a big, egg sized bump that I iced down and the worst is my neck, which is already, FUBAR suffered trauma.

Felt better than expected today and am hoping no Major neck issues to result. It is stiff and barking at me but I will wait before I see the Chiropractor.

I HTFU and cut one of the lawns and mulched the final 2/3 of the flower beds anyway.
Dang... Hope all is well, DougRNS

Holy crap all! Be careful!
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You've got time to go out for another sweaty 25. That or LAJ could slap down 250 miles worth of rides.
Just wait ‘till next week, flatlander!
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If you can live in the Bay Area, you are already in a better cycling location than 85% of the country. That’s GOTTA be worth something.

I have not visited there for about 6 years but hope to go again sometime. I recall the cycling was good. As were the food options.
It better be! Lord knows it costs enough to live here.
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