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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 09:32 PM
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Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Looks like the Suns might end the Clippers season...

Looks like the Suns might end the Clippers season tonight.:(
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

fifm We used to have the "June Gloom" with...

fifm
We used to have the "June Gloom" with lots of overcast days. Seems to be a thing of the past.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

That's why my friend got his, doc's orders. His...

That's why my friend got his, doc's orders. His wife had to get one, too, even though when she trains a bit she becomes a super mountain goat.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Ever since I had Shingles in my right eye, that...

Ever since I had Shingles in my right eye, that eye is a lot more sensitive to sweat and sunscreen. I'm usually ok on road rides unless there's a really slow climb, but when I do long slow climbs on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

My main club banned e-bikes a few years ago....

My main club banned e-bikes a few years ago. There was quite a kerfuffle with club board members quitting and some riders vowing to never come back. Strangely, I think most of the quitters were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

True. I still like them and like being with them...

True. I still like them and like being with them but it's hard to describe the way I feel about the e-bikes. Saturday they did a climbing ride and I was invited but didn't go.
It's disappointing in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

58 miles today with fast guy and e-bike couple....

58 miles today with fast guy and e-bike couple. Pace was fine and I even led part of it until the 7 miles up the canyon and the steep climb after that. Really, it was fine and they kept their speed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

G.M. bought out Daewoo and that's where they made...

G.M. bought out Daewoo and that's where they made the Aveo line and some of their other small cars/SUVs, at least in part.
But you knew that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

It is both. It's a testament to her endurance and...

It is both. It's a testament to her endurance and mental fortitude, obviously. But it's also a huge financial expenditure and I think all those hundreds of hours training and riding mostly alone has...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I think Volvo is now owned by a Chinese company. ...

I think Volvo is now owned by a Chinese company.
I just drive old cars which were traded in to the dealers where I worked. At least for the last 25 years that's where I got cars for myself and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I worked at a multi-line dealer where we sold...

I worked at a multi-line dealer where we sold Daihatsu vehicles for a short time. The factory denied every warranty claim we made and the cars were more expensive than competing models from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Leah Goldstein became the first woman to win...

Leah Goldstein became the first woman to win RAAM. I think there were only 3 finishers in solo divisions. Many top Europeans couldn't come, but still, she showed up and she won it....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I am also a wussy descender. What helps me is to...

I am also a wussy descender. What helps me is to slow down and not care if other riders get away. Wide open good road, I'll let it go, but if it's dangerous, I won't follow the faster descenders....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

A win is a win.

A win is a win.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

You stopped for a smoke?

You stopped for a smoke?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Supposed to get to 104 here today. I should get...

Supposed to get to 104 here today. I should get going if I'm gonna ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Definitely.

Definitely.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Here is the Mount Wilson dome where Hubbel used...

Here is the Mount Wilson dome where Hubbel used to work. There are several domes and arrays on Mount Wilson. It's about a 45 mile ride from my door.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

It's on Mount Hollywood, which is really just a...

It's on Mount Hollywood, which is really just a hill in L.A. The Mount Wilson Observatory is on a mountain @ 5500 feet above L.A....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Went to the club ride start today and there were...

Went to the club ride start today and there were only 5 of us doing a 55 mile ride and 2 others opting for the 25. I think most of the members must be doing remote start rides. I was invited to one...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

We used to go to the Forum and see live boxing....

We used to go to the Forum and see live boxing. That was fun but when we went to see PPV on the big screen it could get scary and we had to hustle out of there one time.
I went to a few Kings games...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

When I used to go to Dodger games there was no...

When I used to go to Dodger games there was no advertising anywhere in the stadium except the 76 logo above the message boards. We could buy a seat way above home plate for $5.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I remember when the commercial was running and...

I remember when the commercial was running and the backlash started. The news even ran stories about it and it was all over the internet. People said things like "Now your rail thin wife has gone...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Well, she is married and has 2 kids. Her name is...

Well, she is married and has 2 kids. Her name is Monica Ruiz and she has a list of credits on her IMDB page.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Seems legit?

Seems legit?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Looks like I can get a new Synapse with Force...

Looks like I can get a new Synapse with Force e-tap for $100. I should jump on it.
Bicycle shop (greatjtax.shop)...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

lol W.A.S.P.s

lol W.A.S.P.s
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

What is up with the Atlanta Hawks?

What is up with the Atlanta Hawks?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I have that. A friend told me back then that is...

I have that. A friend told me back then that is was the first thing she did that was truly "sensual".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I get anaphlaxis, or some similar reaction, from...

I get anaphlaxis, or some similar reaction, from exposure to cigarette smoke. First comes the headache, then fluid on the lungs and hacking/coughing. My sinuses swell shut and then my eyes swell...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

When I was a ute I had a bee sting me on the back...

When I was a ute I had a bee sting me on the back of my tongue. I spat it out (tasted like a ball of dust) and I ran it over with my bike. Didn't have a lot of swelling.

A few years ago I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Today while climbing the hill from the house I...

Today while climbing the hill from the house I met a guy on a hardtail mtb and we climbed the second half together. I think it's the first time I've actually climbed with someone I've met up there....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Might as well listen to the long version. Just...

Might as well listen to the long version. Just the Two of Us - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Mrs John says he was Dr Katz. And Archer. ...

Mrs John says he was Dr Katz. And Archer.

She checked and it was Dr Katz' son.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Two of us did 55 miles today with a few thousand...

Two of us did 55 miles today with a few thousand feet of climbing and I felt pretty good, all things considered. It was about 90 when we finished but it was fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

lol She said he also did Bam Bam on the...

lol
She said he also did Bam Bam on the Flintstones and a bunch of other cartoon stuff.

I had a customer at a garage who was a voice over artist and she did little girl voices for lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

He was voiced by Don Mesick, the same guy who...

He was voiced by Don Mesick, the same guy who voiced Scooby Do. Mrs. John took some voice-over classes and met him once.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 08:22 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Treadmills.

Treadmills.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

4.

4.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Manx Missile. Cavendish, my Manx cat, approves....

Manx Missile. Cavendish, my Manx cat, approves. Or he would if he was awake.
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Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Cool pictures on that page. Looks like a great...

Cool pictures on that page. Looks like a great day!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Sounds great! Do you have a link to the event...

Sounds great! Do you have a link to the event page?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Sounds very familiar! Was there support on the...

Sounds very familiar!
Was there support on the course, or how did you get water?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 09:26 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

Suns have looked very strong. Too bad Leonard got...

Suns have looked very strong. Too bad Leonard got hurt.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

They were devastated by injuries. Harden came...

They were devastated by injuries. Harden came back but was not himself.

The Atlanta Hawks have been a surprise.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

He's young and very emotional. I don't know if he...

He's young and very emotional. I don't know if he would have attacked the driver but once before I was with him when he got close.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I did the 55 mile club ride yesterday and there...

I did the 55 mile club ride yesterday and there were only 9 of us at the start. Before we started this one weird guy vanished. He didn't say anything, just wasn't there anymore. Several miles into it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

I just remember stuff.

I just remember stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,141
Posted By big john

You have to look at the pads. You might be able...

You have to look at the pads. You might be able to see all of the pads with a small mirror, otherwise you'll have to take the wheels off.
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