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seedsbelize2 01-16-22 08:18 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376576)
Vacation?

Yes. An eight day tour. Our first. It is yet to be seen how it will go fo Mr. Anti-social.

Velo Vol 01-16-22 08:24 PM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22376673)
Not south.

We know.

Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 (Post 22376688)
Yes. An eight day tour. Our first. It is yet to be seen how it will go fo Mr. Anti-social.

How much of it on the bus? Don't you have trains?

rjones28 01-16-22 08:33 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376646)
Right. You don't want to spin out on your just-plowed sidewalk.

SMH.

Traction is key.

LesterOfPuppets 01-16-22 08:58 PM


Originally Posted by indyfabz (Post 22376503)

I'll be doing up something like that tomorrow morning, but with a buncha sirene cheese in it.

LesterOfPuppets 01-16-22 09:12 PM

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LesterOfPuppets 01-16-22 09:16 PM

Pretty bummed I missed out on the Methow Fatbike Meetup. Day snow rides and night snow rides - my kinda party!

https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...gA&oe=61EAA484


https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...vw&oe=61EA5EB1

Velo Vol 01-16-22 09:27 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22376751)
Pretty bummed I missed out on the Methow Fatbike Meetup. Day snow rides and night snow rides - my kinda party!

About as sensible as doing this:


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...aaa8a1ec1.jpeg

LesterOfPuppets 01-16-22 09:28 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376550)
I'm tired of this carp.

You get a lot of carp in Knoxville? We got some in the canals here. Apparently there are white amur also, whatever that is.


Types of fish in Arizona canals

Most commonly, you'll catch carp and white amur in our waterways. Per Arizona fishing regulations, all white amur must be immediately released back into the water unharmed. These weed-eating fish are part of a program at SRP to help keep the canals clean and clear without using chemicals or machinery.

LesterOfPuppets 01-16-22 09:38 PM

Map of the day, south pole edition.

https://natureworldtoday.com/wp-cont...21/11/30-2.jpg

rjones28 01-16-22 09:38 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376763)

Practice makes perfect.

Velo Vol 01-16-22 09:38 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22376765)
You get a lot of carp in Knoxville? We got some in the canals here. Apparently there are white amur also, whatever that is.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...dec0f3130b.png

Mojo31 01-16-22 09:38 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22376765)
You get a lot of carp in Knoxville? We got some in the canals here. Apparently there are white amur also, whatever that is.

Vegetarian fish. VV can relate.

abshipp 01-16-22 10:21 PM


Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 22375900)
Get the 810-equipped bike.

Current parts availability will make the other options too frustrating.

phrantic09 I haven't read ahead but I agree. Groupset priority seems to be focused on complete bikes. Get what you want where ever you can.

abshipp 01-16-22 10:36 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376571)
A lot of brouhaha with little to show for it. #Douglet

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...0fa7ba08dd.jpg

bampilot06 01-17-22 04:40 AM


Originally Posted by abshipp (Post 22376838)



So your going riding this morning right?

bampilot06 01-17-22 04:42 AM

After a lovely night sleeping in the airport I had to take a uber from JFK to LGA to catch the earliest flight home.

The uber driver felt the need to slam on the brakes whenever his wheels encountered water as if that would some how prevent hydroplaning. Keep in mind it was raining during the drive, so a lot of brake action. Thank full it was 4 in the morning and the roads were empty.

Velo Vol 01-17-22 05:28 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376550)
I'm tired of this carp.

A restful night of bizarre dreams really helps. :rolleyes:

Trsnrtr 01-17-22 06:30 AM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22376765)
You get a lot of carp in Knoxville? We got some in the canals here. Apparently there are white amur also, whatever that is.

We have a lot of small man-made drainage ditches and they are full of carp. I was working on a bridge many years ago and one of the workers made a hook from a piece of tie-wire or nail, baited it with corn from the field, tied the hook to string and spent his lunch time catching 12"-15" carp and throwing them back in the water. I've never seen a grown man laugh so much.

Trsnrtr 01-17-22 06:32 AM


Originally Posted by abshipp (Post 22376838)

Looks like Rockford, IL. :lol:

indyfabz 01-17-22 06:43 AM

Itís a stay in bed kind of day. Alas, work calls.

datlas 01-17-22 06:52 AM

Messy Monday commute. Luckily the roads here are just wet, with lots of slush on the ground.

phrantic09 01-17-22 07:07 AM


Originally Posted by abshipp (Post 22376838)

I love your street

phrantic09 01-17-22 07:09 AM


Originally Posted by abshipp (Post 22376823)
phrantic09 I haven't read ahead but I agree. Groupset priority seems to be focused on complete bikes. Get what you want where ever you can.

The shop I was going to pick it up from sold it while I was still suffering from indecisiveness.

I did however, order some Zipp 303S for the bike I donít yet haveÖ my wife is going to love that

WhyFi 01-17-22 07:21 AM


Originally Posted by phrantic09 (Post 22376980)
I did however, order some Zipp 303S for the bike I donít yet haveÖ

:bday:​​​​​
:beer:

phrantic09 01-17-22 07:22 AM


Originally Posted by WhyFi (Post 22376988)
:bday:​​​​​
:beer:

She doesnít get that if I donít use them I can probably offload them for more than I paid once the PBK sale is over ďI donít know why you want wheels sitting around in a boxĒ

mvnsnd 01-17-22 07:25 AM

17 inches of snow on the ground this morning and an expected 8 more through the day. Roads were not good on the way to work, but hopefully better to go home at noon.

WhyFi 01-17-22 07:25 AM


Originally Posted by phrantic09 (Post 22376989)
She doesnít get that if I donít use them I can probably offload them for more than I paid once the PBK sale is over ďI donít know why you want wheels sitting around in a boxĒ

I mean, you could throw them on the Giant until a new bike rolls in... :D

WhyFi 01-17-22 07:29 AM


Originally Posted by phrantic09 (Post 22376989)
She doesnít get that if I donít use them I can probably offload them for more than I paid once the PBK sale is over ďI donít know why you want wheels sitting around in a boxĒ

What are you planning on for tires? If you still have some POEA around, I'd be interested to hear if yours stay bead-locked when deflated. None of the three that I used on the Zipps would stay put, but if Schwalbe tweaked their bead diameter or something, I'd love to run another set of 'em.

phrantic09 01-17-22 07:38 AM


Originally Posted by WhyFi (Post 22376992)
I mean, you could throw them on the Giant until a new bike rolls in... :D

honestly that may be the main bike while I wait for an Aspero. I want to offload the R3 while I can still get a premium. I mean- the pros closet offered me 3K cash which is what I paid for it.



Originally Posted by WhyFi (Post 22376996)
What are you planning on for tires? If you still have some POEA around, I'd be interested to hear if yours stay bead-locked when deflated. None of the three that I used on the Zipps would stay put, but if Schwalbe tweaked their bead diameter or something, I'd love to run another set of 'em.

Was actually thinking of those or 5000S TR if I can find them

rjones28 01-17-22 07:55 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22376945)
A restful night of bizarre dreams really helps. :rolleyes:

Do robots dream of electric fish?


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