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Old 02-05-21, 11:31 AM
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Surely you're not under that big of a rock...
Head in the sand is prolly more accurate.

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Old 02-05-21, 11:33 AM
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nsfw
Yeah probably. Deleted.
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Yeah probably. Deleted.
I don't think it's a bad thing to link that as long as you point out the nsfw.

I can tell you when I was a ute they were not talking like that on the radio. Starland Vocal Band "Afternoon Delight" was about as risque as it got. Times have changed.
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I sent a transmission to the nurse so she can prepare for the appointment next week.
I do not think she sufficiently appreciates the magnitude of the problem. So it goes.
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Put on some olde painting jeans I haven't worn in a couple years and there was a QR spring in the pocket.

Not as nice as a $20 bill.
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Old 02-05-21, 11:40 AM
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I thought about riding without tape to see if I like the new bars.
You certainly want to ride without tape, to see if the levers are positioned correctly.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I don't think it's a bad thing to link that as long as you point out the nsfw.

I can tell you when I was a ute they were not talking like that on the radio. Starland Vocal Band "Afternoon Delight" was about as risque as it got. Times have changed.
Eh, easier to moderate myself than to be put on a short leash involuntarily.

Plus, I don't like it when people post risqué pictures or videos on public forums in general, so even though it wasn't a TOS violation I'd be going against a personal guideline that I wish others would follow.
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You certainly want to ride without tape, to see if the levers are positioned correctly.
Have you gone into winter hibernation?
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Cardi B is that you?
Lardi B does it better.

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Eh, easier to moderate myself than to be put on a short leash involuntarily.

Plus, I don't like it when people post risqué pictures or videos on public forums in general, so even though it wasn't a TOS violation I'd be going against a personal guideline that I wish others would follow.
Remind me to tell you the story of the horsie picture sometime.
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I may have mentioned these before, but I think I will again. Start out in your 53/11 from a dead stop, and pedal as hard as you can for one minute. It will peak in about 10-15 seconds, and then slowly grind down. I don't look at the clock until I count the cadence to 40 in my head, which makes it slightly more bearable. Rest/easy 2-4 minutes, then repeat. Do it 6 times. Then do the same, but only 30 seconds, 6 times, with 1-2 minutes rest. Then 15 seconds, 6 times, 1 minute rest. Make sure resistance is set so cadence doesn't go above 90.

You'll thank me later.
ouch. and that is why you are so much faster than me. you are prepared to repeatedly suffer.
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I may have mentioned these before, but I think I will again. Start out in your 53/11 from a dead stop, and pedal as hard as you can for one minute. It will peak in about 10-15 seconds, and then slowly grind down. I don't look at the clock until I count the cadence to 40 in my head, which makes it slightly more bearable. Rest/easy 2-4 minutes, then repeat. Do it 6 times. Then do the same, but only 30 seconds, 6 times, with 1-2 minutes rest. Then 15 seconds, 6 times, 1 minute rest. Make sure resistance is set so cadence doesn't go above 90.

You'll thank me later.
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Head in the sand is prolly more accurate.
I think she’s the epitome of class...
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is it normal for a chain breaker to only last about 4 uses?

Have to replace my chain this week, getting my work space ready last night and my chain breaker has a massive wobble in the pin. Looks like it’s useless now.
Not normal. Some chain breakers have replaceable pins.
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Standard, generic, pickup truck design. Nothing to see here.
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Work is giving all management employees Carhartt jackets. Don't know which model.
Woohoo
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You all would be surprised what you can do. There is no wrong way, as long as you give it your all.
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That's just another bogeyman you socio-economically less-advantaged angry old white dudes like to harp on about, as you lament the fact that you are no longer kings with your HS diplomas and stay-at-home wives.
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Put on some olde painting jeans I haven't worn in a couple years and there was a QR spring in the pocket.

Not as nice as a $20 bill.
Which bike is missing a QR spring?
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Woohoo
You think that's nice, check this: We are having a departmental Zoon happy hour next Wednesday. Also invited are two former employees who are now consultants and a few other individuals outside our department who we work with often. Each participant has given four bottles of Domaine Carneros by Tattinger. Estate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, a brut bubbly and a brut rose bubbly. It's going to be a very happy happy hour.
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Eh, easier to moderate myself than to be put on a short leash involuntarily.

Plus, I don't like it when people post risqué pictures or videos on public forums in general, so even though it wasn't a TOS violation I'd be going against a personal guideline that I wish others would follow.
Totally. Look what happened to Velo Vol .
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There is no wrong way, as long as you give it your all your most recent meal threatens a curtain call.
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Costa Concordia, yes. This version is shorter (I think) than the original.
The Raising of The Costa Concordia - YouTube
Crazy project. And the ship is a cautionary tale that humans belong on land, not water.
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You all would be surprised what you can do. There is no wrong way, as long as you give it your all.
I concur
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You think that's nice, check this: We are having a departmental Zoon happy hour next Wednesday. Also invited are two former employees who are now consultants and a few other individuals outside our department who we work with often. Each participant has given four bottles of Domaine Carneros by Tattinger. Estate Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, a brut bubbly and a brut rose bubbly. It's going to be a very happy happy hour.
Free gear is always nice.
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