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Old 05-26-20, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
Ready to see Dak pull a Cousins?
Be good enough to get a big free agent contract, and then toil in mediocrity?
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Be good enough to get a big free agent contract, and then toil in mediocrity?
Followed by a small army insisting he’s awesome and totally worth the money.

Really I just want to see that team stymied in a contentious contract dispute and set back for years.
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
Followed by a small army insisting he’s awesome and totally worth the money.

Really I just want to see that team stymied in a contentious contract dispute and set back for years.
I want to see the Cowboys go 9-7, and miss the postseason. and the Patriots go 2-14(last place in the NFL).
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I want to see the Cowboys go 9-7, and miss the postseason. and the Patriots go 2-14(last place in the NFL).
And I want the Patriots just out of that new third wild card slot. Going to be an odd feeing if they lose enough I start wanting them to win a few.
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Old 05-26-20, 10:21 AM
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I guess you'll have to make a couple of those things where you cut the loaf into a little bowl and fill it with chowdah.
MD crab soup in a bread bowl FTW. Stopped for some during a 90 ride from Kennet Square, PA, to Baltimore. Perfect on a cold, wet day.
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Old 05-26-20, 10:22 AM
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Loaded on Delivery Vehicle
Sweet

I went on to the Intense website to check out the build specs, and shortly after I opened up Instagram to see an ad for Intense right up there at the top
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
Sweet

I went on to the Intense website to check out the build specs, and shortly after I opened up Instagram to see an ad for Intense right up there at the top
I can tell you how to get one for 10% off.
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Out for Delivery Today
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Tubeless fail.

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Tubeless fail.

Disc brakes too?

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Tubeless fail.

Dangit he says.
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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Speaking of tubeless, I am going to replace the valve on the wheelbarrow wheel, but will need to find a way to re-seat the bead. No way I can do this with my bike pump or even with a C02.

I see some pretty cool YouTube videos that involve lighter fluid and a match. Anyone ever try this??
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Tubeless fail.

Tubeless brakes? Who knew?
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Old 05-26-20, 10:57 AM
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Disc brakes too?

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Careful around those rotors. I hear they're like meat slicers.
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Old 05-26-20, 11:15 AM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I see some pretty cool YouTube videos that involve lighter fluid and a match. Anyone ever try this??
I've seen it done with starter fluid(ether).
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Old 05-26-20, 11:23 AM
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Loaded on Delivery Vehicle

x 2
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
I've seen it done with starter fluid(ether).

Yep. When the tire truck was too busy, we would mount our tires in the pits. Starter Fluid was the show, and that tire would jump.
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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Dangit he says.
The silver lining was that the timing wasn't too bad. The low pressure light came on, but I ignored it because it has a history of false positives. A few minutes down the road, the car started to noticeably drift to one side, but we were less than a mile to our destination - the bike shop. The wife needed a helmet and I needed some new tubeless valves, so she did a little shopping while I swapped the wheel in the parking lot.
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Sure. Not likely. I am back under 140 again after a 3 day weekend of riding. It's going to take A LOT of bread to get me to look like the doughboy.
Good for you. My weight is a CV gain of 18# but my overnight HR avg. is ~38-39 again, probably from all of the riding.
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Speaking of tubeless, I am going to replace the valve on the wheelbarrow wheel, but will need to find a way to re-seat the bead. No way I can do this with my bike pump or even with a C02.

I see some pretty cool YouTube videos that involve lighter fluid and a match. Anyone ever try this??
Just put a tube in it. Problem solved.

Tubeless on lawn equipment = problem waiting to happen.
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Tubeless fail.


I'd be scared of that jack failing

(I'm sure it's totally safe, but...)
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
I'd be scared of that jack failing

(I'm sure it's totally safe, but...)
I was surprised at how well it worked. There's a little ridge, at the lift points on the undercarriage, and a corresponding valley on the jack. Lifted very easily and securely, and felt pretty solid (but I was smart enough to break the bolts free before jacking).
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The hardest part about those is lining up the lug holes on the rim and hub. Studs do serve a purpose.
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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