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Mojo31 04-11-22 08:46 AM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 22468653)
If the bed has a bedspread, that comes off. I lift all four corners of the mattress and check for traces. My suitcase never sits on the bed, it only goes on the suitcase rack dealio... I go with name brand properties only.

I work with a guy that developed that bedbug cooker that you are supposed to put your suitcase in when you get home. It stays outside, and heats everything up to bedbug killer temperature. His wife is a bug professor at CSU, and he gave me the scoop on what to do. .

Smart man.

Mojo31 04-11-22 08:46 AM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 22468655)
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indyfabz 04-11-22 08:47 AM


Originally Posted by Trsnrtr (Post 22468575)
Btw, I’m in jury room Hell at the moment.

I got what I thought was a summons the other day. Turned out a local politician made a mail resembling a city jury summons in part. Probably done purposefully to get people's attention.

indyfabz 04-11-22 08:50 AM

The Surly is getting a new chain and cassette today.

datlas 04-11-22 08:58 AM

Thanks for the Hotel opinions.....

Here is the backstory on drive to Asheville. We have an AirBnB from Saturday-Saturday. Check in time 3PM. I recently learned we are closing the office early that Friday at around 1PM, so it struck me we could break the trip into two and leave around 2PM and drive for 5, rather than leave early on Saturday. I am going to ask the Air BnB if we can come a day early, which might be best...then we could check in on Friday night. The hotel research has made me reconsider the two-step trip and we may end up just driving on Saturday if early check-in not an option.

genejockey 04-11-22 09:00 AM

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datlas 04-11-22 09:06 AM

I got a cycling themed card and a Wegman's Ultimate Chocolate Cake from my staff for today. :bday:

LesterOfPuppets 04-11-22 09:30 AM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 22468653)
I work with a guy that developed that bedbug cooker that you are supposed to put your suitcase in when you get home. It stays outside, and heats everything up to bedbug killer temperature. .

How hot is that? you think average June-August Phoenix temps would do? :)

LesterOfPuppets 04-11-22 09:33 AM


Originally Posted by Mojo31 (Post 22468659)
I stayed in a Motel 6 in Oklahoma once on my way to St. Louis because I got really tired driving. Never again.

The worst one I've been in was on the outskirts of Reno.

I had to go look it up. Motel 6 Reno - Livestock NV. Never go there :)

https://www.motel6.com/en/home/motel...RoCgt8QAvD_BwE

LAJ 04-11-22 09:49 AM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22468725)
How hot is that? you think average June-August Phoenix temps would do? :)

I can't be certain, but 120 degrees seems to be what I remember. So, a box in the sun in the middle of the yard should do it!

Velo Vol 04-11-22 09:58 AM

Raise your hands if you're tired of gusting wind.

Velo Vol 04-11-22 10:00 AM

MOTD

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Velo Vol 04-11-22 10:02 AM

I've been to two of the Clevelands, that I remember (TN, OH).

Mojo31 04-11-22 10:13 AM

Been to one. Don't care if I never see another.

Also, tired of wind, gusty or otherwise.

indyfabz 04-11-22 10:17 AM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22468735)
The worst one I've been in was on the outskirts of Reno.

I had to go look it up. Motel 6 Reno - Livestock NV. Never go there :)

https://www.motel6.com/en/home/motel...RoCgt8QAvD_BwE

Iíve stayed in 2. Youngstown, OH, and Clarion, PA. They were both decent. The rooms had clearly been remodeled recently.

indyfabz 04-11-22 10:20 AM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 22468771)
I've been to two of the Clevelands, that I remember (TN, OH).

I rode through Cleveland, OH, crossing the country. Decent place.

bampilot06 04-11-22 10:27 AM

surprisingly I have never had bed bugs. I have seen one in my time at the airlines. Thank god it must have been left behind or something but I have personally never been bit by bed bugs.

I have been bit my spiders multiple times.

LAJ 04-11-22 10:28 AM

Wind makes power. Embrace it. No other way to keep the EV rolling.

LesterOfPuppets 04-11-22 10:30 AM


Originally Posted by bampilot06 (Post 22468792)
surprisingly I have never had bed bugs. I have seen one in my time at the airlines. Thank god it must have been left behind or something but I have personally never been bit by bed bugs.

I have been bit my spiders multiple times.

I'm surprised I haven't either, being a huge fan of cheep motels.

bampilot06 04-11-22 10:33 AM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 22468796)
I'm surprised I haven't either, being a huge fan of cheep motels.


Some of my coworkers check the bed, I donít even bother. If the luggage rack isnít already set up my bag goes on the floor.

bampilot06 04-11-22 10:36 AM

Noticed something today. Zero wind condition, flat ground I was putting out 140 watts at 96 rpm and was holding 18 mph.

Seems crazy that when I go harder and my power increases by 100 watts I only go 3 mph faster.

Just an observation, today I was really trying to keep the zone power at 2. Made hills take forever.

Mojo31 04-11-22 10:37 AM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 22468793)
Wind makes power. Embrace it. No other way to keep the EV rolling.

Wut?

I just plug it in. I don't need any wind to do that!

Seriously, there is also electricity produced by solar, natural gas, coal, steam turbines (nuclear and other), water turbines, etc. Less than 10% of electricity generation comes from wind.

Trsnrtr 04-11-22 10:44 AM

I listened to a podcast back in 2009 about bedbugs. Essentially, it said that if you get them, burn your house down with all of your contents. I assume that means your cars, too. :lol:

genejockey 04-11-22 10:58 AM


Originally Posted by Trsnrtr (Post 22468818)
I listened to a podcast back in 2009 about bedbugs. Essentially, it said that if you get them, burn your house down with all of your contents. I assume that means your cars, too. :lol:

A FB friend I went to high school with had to deal with them at home.I think they cooked the house twice.

Mojo31 04-11-22 11:05 AM


Originally Posted by Trsnrtr (Post 22468818)
I listened to a podcast back in 2009 about bedbugs. Essentially, it said that if you get them, burn your house down with all of your contents. I assume that means your cars, too. :lol:

Burn it with fire is the answer to all of life's problems.


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