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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Out here, I'd say it's a toss-up between March...

Out here, I'd say it's a toss-up between March and April. The temps are moderate, the rains are tapering off or have finished, and everything is green. June is too windy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Well, on the plus side, she certainly DID get her...

Well, on the plus side, she certainly DID get her face on TV!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

I remember helping the club I rode with setting...

I remember helping the club I rode with setting up their annual downtown, Sunday AM criterium. We started at 5, with the first race at 8. I'm imagining how big the crew would have to be to do 200...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

400 km of barriers every day? (200 km route x 2...

400 km of barriers every day? (200 km route x 2 sides of the road)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

The action itself? Arguable. The consequences? ...

The action itself? Arguable. The consequences? Absolutely.

I'm curious to see what the charges are. And the penalty they request - Jaywalking/guillotine?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Maybe people like snacking with a view?

Maybe people like snacking with a view?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

What if eating the snacks is the point of the...

What if eating the snacks is the point of the hike?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 12:56 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

If I hadn't thrown them out, I'd offer you the 40...

If I hadn't thrown them out, I'd offer you the 40 year old original tires off the Lotus Classique, and told you not to worry about that bulge where the bead didn't seat next to the valve.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

I can't see 'jorts' without thinking 'Jarts'. I...

I can't see 'jorts' without thinking 'Jarts'. I remember hearing that, when the point sticks in your skull, they make a 'squinch' sound that the survivors tend to remember.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

The Paradox of the Ship Fort Vancouver of Theseus.

The Paradox of the Ship Fort Vancouver of Theseus.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

One advantage of sunglasses - nobody can see you...

One advantage of sunglasses - nobody can see you rolling your eyes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

BENGHAZI!!!!! Everybody DRINK!!!!!!!

BENGHAZI!!!!! Everybody DRINK!!!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Is that like "the Tri-State Area"?

Is that like "the Tri-State Area"?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

They were there at least as far back as 1973,...

They were there at least as far back as 1973, when we all trekked to MN for their wedding, and it was also there 15 years later when Mrs. GeneJockey and I made our cross country jaunt so people who...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

First day at work of no mask requirement for the...

First day at work of no mask requirement for the vaccinated, which is everyone here. Feels really strange, sitting in my office with the door open and no mask. I've had the door closed, per policy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Well, he lived in The Cities for a few years,...

Well, he lived in The Cities for a few years, then Bemidji for even more years. Married a Minnesota girl. Move to PA bringing his Minnesota bride with him. Moved BACK TO Minnesota, even though his...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

My brother told me that they're going to...

My brother told me that they're going to consolidate Minneapolis and St Paul into a single city and rename it 'Minnehaha'.

That's 'Minne' for Minneapolis, and Haha for St. Paul. :D:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Turns out that 80F +/- 5 degrees is pretty good...

Turns out that 80F +/- 5 degrees is pretty good cycling weather, if the humidity is about 50%. Did a nice 65 miles - long, for me. I dithered about climbing Old La Honda, mostly because I'm nervous...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Aren't they already banned instruments?

Aren't they already banned instruments?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

No. Idiot fan with big sign, standing on the edge...

No. Idiot fan with big sign, standing on the edge of the road, mugging for the camera on the motor that was running ahead of the peloton, not looking at the riders. Sign caught the arm of the 3rd guy...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

High 60s and sunny, for all rides. Light...

High 60s and sunny, for all rides. Light breezes, rather than the usual howling gale.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Hence, "birdbrain".

Hence, "birdbrain".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Did it fit you well? As long as she doesn't use...

Did it fit you well? As long as she doesn't use spurs on you, I figure you'll be okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Or in my case, shouted abuse at the opposing...

Or in my case, shouted abuse at the opposing team.

I was short all through Junior High. Literally the second shortest boy in my class, till the summer before 10th grade. By senior year I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

I think the guy who sold me the Arabesque...

I think the guy who sold me the Arabesque crankset is trying to get me in trouble. He pointed me toward another project bike on CL. But it doesn't tick any new boxes, so no interest. And it's on 27"...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

But wait - I thought the boat sold already.

But wait - I thought the boat sold already.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Which for some reason reminds me of the exchange...

Which for some reason reminds me of the exchange from 'Pirates of the Caribbean':

Commodore: You must be the worst pirate I've ever heard of!
Jack Sparrow: But you HAVE heard of me!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Perfectly understandable, then.

Perfectly understandable, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

This is why that series of Peloton ads had a very...

This is why that series of Peloton ads had a very limited run - she receives it from her hubby for Christmas and says she's all excited but looks like "Maybe he's trying to tell me something?"

Or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

We love animation in my family. We used to watch...

We love animation in my family. We used to watch the Tex Avery Show and the Chuck Jones show on Cartoon Network, when The Boys were younger, plus a number of other, newer animation stuff. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Someday, I will become a beautiful butterfly!

Someday, I will become a beautiful butterfly!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

I took Mrs. Peel for last night's ride. I did my...

I took Mrs. Peel for last night's ride. I did my '40km TT' route. I wanted to see whether I could improve on the best time I'd managed (1:29:27), so I went hard, and managed 1:25:40. After the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Heimlich.

Heimlich.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

(Looking her up and down.) "No, thanks."

(Looking her up and down.) "No, thanks."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

"You first."

"You first."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Apart from my bee to the lip at 35 mph experience...

Apart from my bee to the lip at 35 mph experience on Sunday, most of my insect encounters involve small bugs in the mouth and the occasional larger bug into the helmet vents. A couple times, I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

An old friend of mine, English woman very into...

An old friend of mine, English woman very into motorcycles, told me about a time she was zooming down the M1, which I gather is a freeway equivalent, on a warm day, so she had the neck of her...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

"You say that now, but what if you were walking...

"You say that now, but what if you were walking on that sidewalk?"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Is that the 'Stupid' so many people's T-shirts...

Is that the 'Stupid' so many people's T-shirts say they're with?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

You know, technically that's correct because what...

You know, technically that's correct because what he said was that it would be stupid. Stupid is an adjective, not a noun, and therefore not a name, thus not namecalling.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

After the shakedown cruise, I swapped out the...

After the shakedown cruise, I swapped out the original Kashimax torture device saddle for a San Marco Concar derivative, with a more moderate duck tail and a ball trough relief channel, and moved it...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Then there's H. Jon Benjamin, who uses the same...

Then there's H. Jon Benjamin, who uses the same voice - his own - for all the characters he does.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Sounds like he was typecast.....

Sounds like he was typecast.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

...because fiction has to make sense.

...because fiction has to make sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Are you sure you aren't standing still while...

Are you sure you aren't standing still while turning the world under your feet, like an enormous track ball?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Our new HV system was build with adding AC in...

Our new HV system was build with adding AC in mind but I don't know how much it would be to add the unit. Plus it would be on the front of the house, so we'd have to pay for at least a shrubbery to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Does Astro talk? I can't remember.

Does Astro talk? I can't remember.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

In my case, so I have any desire at all to get on...

In my case, so I have any desire at all to get on the trainer, rather than seeing it as a chore that I'd rather do anything else besides.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

Worst that could happen is they say no. Unless...

Worst that could happen is they say no. Unless the worst that could happen is they say yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9,813
Views: 173,154
Posted By genejockey

It did turn out to be impossible - they weren't...

It did turn out to be impossible - they weren't able to complete all the rides. Turns out the definition of 'passable gravel road' is not universal.
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