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08-17-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,860
Posted By BadGrandma

My tattoo is "Marcobarbie" in honor of Marco...

My tattoo is "Marcobarbie" in honor of Marco Pantani. Only trouble is, unless the viewer is a rabid Pantani fan, the viewer usually thinks it's in honor of a former husband. If you saw my husband...
07-17-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,924
Posted By BadGrandma

Why didn't you single file? Isn't this group...

Why didn't you single file? Isn't this group experienced?
07-09-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,209
Posted By BadGrandma

This is the same size as my husband . It's...

This is the same size as my husband . It's grueling to follow him. At least he keeps me from turning into a blob.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,009
Posted By BadGrandma

Yeh, I've been bumped over 6 inches in a crit...

Yeh, I've been bumped over 6 inches in a crit because a higher cat racer didn't appreciate my being by her. I don't think the wheel can stand it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,009
Posted By BadGrandma

For two years I had to sag this chick who spent...

For two years I had to sag this chick who spent an hour before an organized group ride juggling hackisack balls. It never occurred to her to pump up her tires or check her loose headset. I'd find her...
07-06-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,022
Posted By BadGrandma

I don't care if he is a troll. This is funny and...

I don't care if he is a troll. This is funny and I don't have a good book to read. Keep this thread going! And you might want to avoid his waving thread.
07-06-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By BadGrandma

I think I didn't give enough information about...

I think I didn't give enough information about the bike and how I plan to ride it. The bike does have a disk brake in back for hairy descents. Franklin Frames spread the rear triangle to 190 mm. ...
07-05-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By BadGrandma

Anyone Used Rohbox?

I converted a 1993ish Terry Solstice hybrid to a road bike with standard drop bars. The Terry now has the Rohloff 14 speed IGH. The twist shifter is mounted to an accessory bar clamped onto the...
06-28-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,795
Posted By BadGrandma

Edgier than what I like, but yes.

Edgier than what I like, but yes.
06-28-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,795
Posted By BadGrandma

You have to lock eyes with one of the more...

You have to lock eyes with one of the more twitchy looking ones and give him a just slightly arrogant expression. That might trigger him. After that you're on your own.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,096
Posted By BadGrandma

No.No. Larry needs a form-fitting stretch dress,...

No.No. Larry needs a form-fitting stretch dress, not a mumu. Shows the muscles more as a contrast to the outfit.
06-25-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 697
Posted By BadGrandma

I bought an Evolve Manta saddle. Super cool...

I bought an Evolve Manta saddle. Super cool looking , like a ribcage made of the bones of your enemies. And it does prevent any chafing. Unfortunately, I kept slipping forward.
I also tried ISM, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,872
Posted By BadGrandma

I just love a good thesaurus.

I just love a good thesaurus.
06-11-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,405
Posted By BadGrandma

Bruce is doing wrong, no weight gain whatsoever....

Bruce is doing wrong, no weight gain whatsoever. Is it because he toured southward rather than northward?
06-09-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 25,068
Posted By BadGrandma

Larry, Bruce and I have used our credit card for...

Larry, Bruce and I have used our credit card for several hundred dollars to keep up with food stop needs. Sometimes we were fully compensated, and quickly, and sometimes not. Imagine how much worse...
06-01-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,446
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Views: 522,985
Posted By BadGrandma

I'm 69. In this group, I don't think that gets me...

I'm 69. In this group, I don't think that gets me much.
Forum: Foo
05-29-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,235
Posted By BadGrandma

Bruce and I are at the Horsey Hundred in KY....

Bruce and I are at the Horsey Hundred in KY. Bruce is still out riding the hundred, while I wussed out at 40. The temp is record cold, but I like it way better than in the 90's. BTW, Bruce also...
Forum: Foo
05-27-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,264
Posted By BadGrandma

I'm looking forward to learning how to link. Then...

I'm looking forward to learning how to link. Then I can actually use words and arguments and such. I'll go where you guys go. Isn't 3alarmer already on Pinterest?
Forum: Foo
05-13-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,236
Posted By BadGrandma

Surly Crosscheck, maybe 7 years old and very...

Surly Crosscheck, maybe 7 years old and very small. I replaced the wheels with 27" so I can turn corners. Being able to decently turn corners kept me out of cross. The bike is super heavy for a cross...
04-28-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,658
Posted By BadGrandma

I love cicadas. The whirring noise sounds like...

I love cicadas. The whirring noise sounds like the mother ship is hovering beyond the next hill.
04-26-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,557
Posted By BadGrandma

Their crimes are they are dangerous dbags while...

Their crimes are they are dangerous dbags while riding in the streets and on the MUP's. Their crimes have already been well explained in the other posts.
These are kids? They look pretty big and...
04-05-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,394
Posted By BadGrandma

April Fool's!

April Fool's!
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,666
Posted By BadGrandma

You are an animal. BTW, you would make a...

You are an animal. BTW, you would make a believable looking older brother for my son-in-law.
03-29-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,832
Posted By BadGrandma

If you're smoking, drinking, buying Starbucks and...

If you're smoking, drinking, buying Starbucks and drugs, you're middle class, at least.
03-28-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,684
Posted By BadGrandma

My Rudy Projects are wrap around, transitional...

My Rudy Projects are wrap around, transitional lens, prescription lens (no insert). They are expensive at $830, but I wear them constantly. BTW, the lenses are trifocals. I can see well with no...
02-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,979
Posted By BadGrandma

I went back to the gym after working out with my...

I went back to the gym after working out with my trainer in my little living room using a few dumbbells. The lack of weight progression was discouraging. At the gym I wear a heavy dust mask with an...
11-16-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,833
Posted By BadGrandma

What do you think of Tange?

What do you think of Tange?
11-09-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,153
Posted By BadGrandma

Dork Disc #27, thanks for posting that picture....

Dork Disc #27, thanks for posting that picture. I'm repairing a mix tee Elvish with the downtube shifters moved up to the bars. Good to know that works. It's my daughter's Christmas present.
10-21-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 366
Posted By BadGrandma

Terry Hybrid Conversion part 2

I finally got my ~ '93 Terry Solstice Hybrid bike to Jack Trumble. He spread the dropouts to 160 mm and painted the frame. My plans for the bike is to convert the back end to a 1x mountain bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 9,726
Posted By BadGrandma

I ride no gloves usually because the gussets in...

I ride no gloves usually because the gussets in the fingers wedge between my little fingers. Sometimes I just cut off the fingers.
09-15-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,654
Posted By BadGrandma

I buy classic noodles in a titanium cup on which...

I buy classic noodles in a titanium cup on which Jack Trumble brazed a universal joint hub clamp. I remove the MSG and 500mg of the salt and any animal products I add 200g of milk and 50g of locally...
09-07-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,948
Posted By BadGrandma

True, but it also says "100 lbs.". BTW, cotton...

True, but it also says "100 lbs.". BTW, cotton underpants will cause deep cuts on both sides of one's crotch, leading to death. I personally like the puffiest chamois I can buy. YMMV.
09-07-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,948
Posted By BadGrandma

If you're in shape, you can wear anything.

If you're in shape, you can wear anything.
08-31-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,732
Posted By BadGrandma

I just saw the longer clip. I live in central...

I just saw the longer clip. I live in central Ohio. That road looks almost empty to me.
08-13-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,755
Posted By BadGrandma

This above. I don't know your level of...

This above. I don't know your level of conditioning, but you seem fine for someone only 8 weeks in. I bet you could use at least one day off per week, more if you usually book it like a time...
08-12-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,939
Posted By BadGrandma

Is this Australia?

Is this Australia?
08-12-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,939
Posted By BadGrandma

I rode home a couple of times with cracked ribs...

I rode home a couple of times with cracked ribs because I was too stupid to let the bike fall away from me. Not fun. And the last time was around 20 years ago. Time flies. Technology advances.
08-11-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,794
Posted By BadGrandma

All I remember were the Outlaws and the local...

All I remember were the Outlaws and the local neo-Nazis. I don't see the glamour.
08-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,653
Posted By BadGrandma

Nice use of bold lettering. Much easier to read...

Nice use of bold lettering. Much easier to read for us old farts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 13,977
Posted By BadGrandma

Also in the nineties. It made me feel even more...

Also in the nineties. It made me feel even more inadequate than usual. Riding alone from being dropped by the local Jelly Bellies started my interest in time trialing.
Forum: Foo
07-21-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,014
Posted By BadGrandma

I prefer to "to crawl like a viper through these...

I prefer to "to crawl like a viper through these suburban streets".
07-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,195
Posted By BadGrandma

You're right, livedarklions. I didn't read...

You're right, livedarklions. I didn't read correctly and just scanned. texaspandj, I apologize. My weak defense is that I had to let go of weightlifting at Fitness19 today because so many patrons...
07-16-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,195
Posted By BadGrandma

Thanks for trying to kill me because you're...

Thanks for trying to kill me because you're inconvenienced. I know, don't feed the troll.
07-13-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 13,558
Posted By BadGrandma

I am disappointed. Where's the Spanish...

I am disappointed. Where's the Spanish Inquisition? Around 8 years ago I made 2 Spanish Inquisition costumes to wear on the tandem at a Cincinnati Halloween ride. Bruce refused to wear the ...
07-11-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,053
Posted By BadGrandma

This seems elegant to me. I don't know why.

This seems elegant to me. I don't know why.
Forum: Foo
07-10-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,126
Posted By BadGrandma

Iceland! Bruce and I have been paid up since...

Iceland! Bruce and I have been paid up since March for a vacation in mostly southern Iceland, a private tour led by an anthropologist named Andres.
07-07-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,584
Posted By BadGrandma

base2, my husband's Trek Domane also has a hole...

base2, my husband's Trek Domane also has a hole in it. His water bottle holder lost a screw which wedged itself into the frame next to the chainrings. He unscrewed it to get it out. I convinced him...
07-04-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,044
Posted By BadGrandma

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress...

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress right now?
07-04-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 10,044
Posted By BadGrandma

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress...

Are you unemployed or otherwise under stress right now?
06-15-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 6,976
Posted By BadGrandma

If you sell the tandem, you have to get a divorce.

If you sell the tandem, you have to get a divorce.
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