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08-09-22, 10:41 AM
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Posted By genejockey

I'm just glad they didn't have those when I was...

I'm just glad they didn't have those when I was young, or Dad would have had me to the 1 3/4 acre yard with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Meh. Again. Wordle 416 5/6 ⬜🟨⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ...

Meh. Again.
Wordle 416 5/6

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08-09-22, 08:11 AM
08-08-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

Dude, You went too far. The scythe is too...

Dude, You went too far. The scythe is too obviously ridiculous. You should have stuck with an old push mower.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

meh. Wordle 415 5/6 ⬜🟨⬜⬜🟨 ⬜⬜🟨🟨🟩 🟨🟨⬜⬜🟩 ...

meh.
Wordle 415 5/6

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08-08-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

I found his total failure to even approach...

I found his total failure to even approach understanding who I am, while attempting to insult me really funny. He has NO IDEA who I am, and why I ride the bikes I do, but that doesn't stop him trying...
08-08-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

Oh, honey, no! That's not how this works at all! ...

Oh, honey, no! That's not how this works at all!

Are you new to the internet that you don't understand how forums work? Someone starts a topic. Other members post comments responsive to that...
08-08-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,027
Posted By genejockey

I make myself as visible as possible, with...

I make myself as visible as possible, with flashing lights front and rear, and a radar unit to inform me of vehicles approaching from the rear. I ride at a consistent, small but safe distance from...
08-08-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 203
Posted By genejockey

Years ago, with a Polar HRM, when I turned onto...

Years ago, with a Polar HRM, when I turned onto one road at the base of a climb, my HRM would suddenly show numbers in the 220s. The first time I saw that, I almost panicked! Then I thought to stop...
08-07-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,041
Posted By genejockey

Well, a good group ride needs a sweeper!

Well, a good group ride needs a sweeper!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Aw, poop. Take care, get well soon!

Aw, poop. Take care, get well soon!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

And that's without even mentioning the nose hair.

And that's without even mentioning the nose hair.
08-07-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 236
Posted By genejockey

Here's my 1989 Circuit. I like the Sante...

Here's my 1989 Circuit. I like the Sante groupset on the 88 and 89 models, and that Candyapple Red paint! I was looking for one when I spotted this one on Craigs List. I could tell it was pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I did get a bit of a burn on my neck. Then I...

I did get a bit of a burn on my neck. Then I went and got my hair cut, and of course the stylist used the clippers to get rid of my Old Guy Neck Fuzz, the stubble from which is now conspiring with...
08-07-22, 08:52 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By genejockey

When we got our first Greyhound, Zeena the...

When we got our first Greyhound, Zeena the Worrier Queen, one morning I was letting her out to pee and when I opened the door she spotted a squirrel about 30 yards away, about 9 feet from the base of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I got a long sleeve jersey with this month's...

I got a long sleeve jersey with this month's discount in "Saffron". I'd call it orange. Mrs. GJ likes the idea of that color more than the Navy I got the previous month. What I really want is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

For me, it would probably be "urine", because...

For me, it would probably be "urine", because "coffee" is 6 letters.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

Absolute worst - potholes in dappled sunlight...

Absolute worst - potholes in dappled sunlight immediately after an open stretch in full sunlight.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I have the kind of skin that begins to bubble and...

I have the kind of skin that begins to bubble and smoke in direct sunlight, a gift from my ancestors from cold and foggy British Isles. I use sunscreen primarily to avoid catching fire.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Yeah, I've been thinking I should probably do...

Yeah, I've been thinking I should probably do that. 3 hours is probably okay on one application, but my Sunday rides have been getting longer Maybe when I stop for nourishment at the halfway point...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I had to abort today's ride. 20 miles in, I...

I had to abort today's ride. 20 miles in, I remembered that, when getting ready to ride, I had put sunscreen on my arms and legs, then had to go to the bathroom. Then I got dressed and headed out. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Me too. It falls under my "I'm too old for this...

Me too. It falls under my "I'm too old for this ****" rule.
08-07-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

For example, it's a lot easier to load my 17 lb...

For example, it's a lot easier to load my 17 lb CF Canyon in the trunk than my 25 lb Lotus Classique.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

We tend to say "Good enough for government work",...

We tend to say "Good enough for government work", but my brother, who only ever worked for various state governments, says, "Good enough for the private sector."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Nope....

Nope. (https://www.merriam-webster.com/words-at-play/jerry-built-vs-jury-rigged-vs-jerry-rigged-usage-history)
"Jerry-rigged" is a bastardization of "jerry-built" and "jury-rigged". Jury-rigged...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Only litigators.

Only litigators.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 09:14 AM
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Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Or jury-rigged. In my family that's what we...

Or jury-rigged. In my family that's what we called it, but I did hear it called other names by locals growing up, which I won't relate because they weren't even "okay" then.
08-07-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,270
Posted By genejockey

The problem is, every dog owner is just...

The problem is, every dog owner is just absolutely sure THEIR dog would never do anything like that. And then it does. And they say, "Oh, he's NEVER done anything like that!" Too late.

Leash...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Mine too, apparently Wordle 414 3/6 🟩⬜🟩🟨⬜ ...

Mine too, apparently
Wordle 414 3/6

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08-07-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

Show us on the doll where the UCI hurt you. Is...

Show us on the doll where the UCI hurt you. Is the UCI in the room with us right now?
08-06-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/200x200/the_point_d3afae85c1a6084af90f30986e8ec0be313eb6cc.gif

The point is, you don't have to go to all that trouble, because making the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

It does occur to me that this might be one place...

It does occur to me that this might be one place where knowing how to bunnyhop would be helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

Yeeowch!! Rode through Woodside today, but...

Yeeowch!!

Rode through Woodside today, but didn't encounter any new pavement, apart from that sweet new stuff on Manzanita. That might make going down Manzanita to Sand Hill actually fun, instead...
08-06-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

Hey, it turns out somebody just did the test of...

Hey, it turns out somebody just did the test of an old TT bike vs a modern aero bike. Small front wheel, tiny head tube ultra low bars. No real choice of position, just down on the bullhorns.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Full zip jerseys work so well it's a wonder they...

Full zip jerseys work so well it's a wonder they weren't standard sooner. For today's monthly C&V ride, I wore an old NorCal Forum jersey from 2008, with a half zip. It's not horrible, but it is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I got there eventually Wordle 413 3/6 ...

I got there eventually
Wordle 413 3/6

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08-05-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,041
Posted By genejockey

Well, you won't offend THIS C&V folk! On Sunday...

Well, you won't offend THIS C&V folk! On Sunday I'll be out on MY modern carbon disc brake thingie!
08-05-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,041
Posted By genejockey

Is it a NICE totally modern di2 tubeless thingie?

Is it a NICE totally modern di2 tubeless thingie?
08-05-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,041
Posted By genejockey

All bikes welcome!!!!

All bikes welcome!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I need a haircut and a shave so I can reclaim my...

I need a haircut and a shave so I can reclaim my kempt man status. My hair is starting look like Kelsey Grammer's in the first couple seasons of Frazier. Except white.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

Well, if you were moribund with Pernicious...

Well, if you were moribund with Pernicious Anemia, your affection for them might be a bit restrained.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

YIKES!! Sorry about the wreck, looks like...

YIKES!!

Sorry about the wreck, looks like some nasty roadrash. You okay otherwise? Nothing broken?

I assume they were doing Kings Mountain? I wondered what the detour signs were all about,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

Geez, dude! Where was this?

Geez, dude! Where was this?
08-05-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 8,041
Posted By genejockey

TONS of parking on Canada Road at Edgewood. Turn...

TONS of parking on Canada Road at Edgewood. Turn left at the Stop sign at the end of Edgewood and start looking for a spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

Oh, I believe he might have been gaining on them....

Oh, I believe he might have been gaining on them. Briefly, pushing more watts than he could sustain for more than a minute or so.
08-05-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,353
Views: 41,623
Posted By genejockey

50/34? What, were there no REAL cranksets...

50/34? What, were there no REAL cranksets available?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

I do sometimes wonder whether he just stole some...

I do sometimes wonder whether he just stole some pics of a crappy old Schwinn Boat Anchor from Craigs List, and then posts them to burnish his "Fast guy on a **** bike" cred.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

My general take on ethnic and other slurs is...

My general take on ethnic and other slurs is that, as Whitey McWhiteguy from Whitesville, Whitesylvania, I'm the LAST person who should be deciding what is or isn't offensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,528
Posted By genejockey

If there's a fire started along Cañada by some...

If there's a fire started along Cañada by some clown carelessly tossing away a lit joint, I'mma chase Larry down and kick his ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,110
Views: 38,223
Posted By genejockey

This is basically the polar opposite of "Raise?...

This is basically the polar opposite of "Raise? You're lucky we don't FIRE you!"
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