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Addiction LXXIX

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Addiction LXXIX

Month 6 of the pandemic, and people are getting loonier and loonier.

But on a lighter note ...


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Oh, now we change threads.
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I was out in the woodshop, in my sandals(my everyday footwear) and noticed some blood on my foot. Upon closer examination it looks like I stepped in a puddle of blood. I was mostly up on the ladder adjusting the fan.
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Last and first! Has that been done before? Certainly not in my brief tenure.
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Front right trim ring missing.
What’s a trim ring?

I wanted to keep that car forever but the Achilles heel for that car was rust. Even so, it was at least ‘97 before I had to give up on that car.
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Oh, now we change threads.
Reported for complaining.
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Hi, what’s this thread about?
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Month 6 of the pandemic, and people are getting loonier and loonier.

But on a lighter note ...


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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Month 6 of the pandemic, and people are getting loonier and loonier.

But on a lighter note ...


prolly to advance the tape past the leader so it will not miss any of the recording.

I have a bunch of TDK SA90 cassettes. I still can play them too. Going on 40 years old, that is unimaginable. Good thing I recorded them when I was 2.
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reported for being obtuse complaining.
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that's @datlas's line. He must be out Everesting.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Month 6 of the pandemic, and people are getting loonier and loonier.

But on a lighter note ...


I'm 37 and know about that.
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Full Ulysses this morning. Best I've felt out there in a week, at least. And fast, despite having the summer balaclava on.

https://www.strava.com/activities/3848528592/overview
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
prolly to advance the tape past the leader so it will not miss any of the recording.

I have a bunch of TDK SA90 cassettes. I still can play them too. Going on 40 years old, that is unimaginable. Good thing I recorded them when I was 2.

This was in the player.
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I’m really tired of this heat and humidity. 21 days of 90+ in July. Today will be a bit better, but back to 100+ heat index tomorrow. Managed to get in about 30 this morning.

Sue me for complaining.
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I wasn’t done with the old thread!

Contrary to what I thought, time in HR zone was underestimating my training load by at least 10%, even in the heat. I’m at 697 for the week and this has been a relatively light one. That should be plenty for an old crock, such as I.
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So my latest thought, gravel-bike-wise, is to get someone like Rock Lobster or Cicli Barco to make a steel frame with the geometry of the Aspero. I like that geometry better than most, but can decide on clearance and get a threaded BB. And routing.
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What’s a trim ring?

I wanted to keep that car forever but the Achilles heel for that car was rust. Even so, it was at least ‘97 before I had to give up on that car.
The chrome thing around the outside of the wheel. Your rear wheel has one in that picture.
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Hi, what’s this thread about?
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Going on 40 years old, that is unimaginable. Good thing I recorded them when I was 2.
Uh huh.
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This was in the player.
Well, since you were only 2 obviously your mom & dad were grooving.
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The chrome thing around the outside of the wheel. Your rear wheel has one in that picture.
I'm pretty sure it was there, it's just the light hitting that wheel differently.
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Full Ulysses this morning. Best I've felt out there in a week, at least. And fast, despite having the summer balaclava on.

https://www.strava.com/activities/3848528592/overview
I also was full of piss and vinegar this morning, but I worked indoors, helping the little woman put her kitchen back together after the granite install. Is it normal for the granite installers to also install the under counter sink? I certainly didn't expect it.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
I wasn’t done with the old thread!

Contrary to what I thought, time in HR zone was underestimating my training load by at least 10%, even in the heat. I’m at 697 for the week and this has been a relatively light one. That should be plenty for an old crock, such as I.
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