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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:38 PM
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Posted By gnome

:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

common cooking term. because it is a simple...

common cooking term. because it is a simple syrup; both in terms of ingredients and method. one part sugar, one part water. heat until sugar is dissolved. cook on a very low heat to avoid turning...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

om nom nom.

om nom nom.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Flash. looks comfy.

Flash. looks comfy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

There's the problem right there.

There's the problem right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Ahh the joy of the internet. everything is...

Ahh the joy of the internet. everything is available to almost everyone. and now everyone is an expert. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

"new" bike arrived. unboxed. dry rotted tyres...

"new" bike arrived. unboxed. dry rotted tyres replaced. assembled. test ridden. On the to-do list for it. replace the abomination of a saddle, get a battery for the shifter, lube the headset...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

checked the tracking on a "new" commuting bike. ...

checked the tracking on a "new" commuting bike. It's showing as out for delivery. must. not. press. f5. repeatedly. until. it. arrives.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Productive morning in the bike garage. Four...

Productive morning in the bike garage. Four punctures repaired, three chains cleaned and lubed, two handlebars re-taped, two sets of pedals swapped and one front brake recabled and new pads. After...
Forum: Foo
09-03-21, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,979
Views: 83,839
Posted By gnome

Cassells Milk Stout. very tasty.

Cassells Milk Stout. very tasty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

What's this climbing you speak of? I'm sure I'm...

What's this climbing you speak of? I'm sure I'm allergic to that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

For fun I went looking back to see how far I've...

For fun I went looking back to see how far I've ridden over the years. Since Jan 2007 I've ridden over 54,200km. There were a couple of years when I didn't bother keeping any records. I guess I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Went for a ride in my pod to pick up some work. ...

Went for a ride in my pod to pick up some work. Got home and found Strava had stopped recording after a couple of minutes. Damn iBrick (I don't have a fancy GPS cyclometer). :notamused: Oh well it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Have more coffee and TTKU

Have more coffee and TTKU
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

wait, so your "premium" isn't and diesel costs...

wait, so your "premium" isn't and diesel costs more than petrol. That's just cray cray. And even that "high" price is significantly cheaper than our petrol was.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

I'm guessing his payday? or when he gets his...

I'm guessing his payday? or when he gets his weekly allowance from his wife?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

recieved my second microchip this morning. Arm's...

recieved my second microchip this morning. Arm's not even as sore as the first shot.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

The IRS?

The IRS?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

yep. one community case of the delta variety,...

yep. one community case of the delta variety, likely to have come from Australia, with no known links to teh boarder or the managed isolation/quarantine facilities. so a full countrywide lockdown:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Back to lockdown today. Struggling with working...

Back to lockdown today. Struggling with working from home today. Feels like a Monday and I'm just not that motivated to work. It's going to be a long day.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

hot. what are the tyres on the small wheeled...

hot. what are the tyres on the small wheeled one? they look nice and chunky.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

The only 100 octane leaded fuel available was...

The only 100 octane leaded fuel available was only for race cars and jet boats. But when they removed the lead from the petrol here the aromatics that they put in the fuel to maintain the octane...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

wut? your "premium" is only 91 Octane. dear oh...

wut? your "premium" is only 91 Octane. dear oh dear. Here, regular is 91 Octane and premium is 98 Octane. but the price is not cheap: $2.569/Litre for premium last time I brought some.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

duct tape. while it can't fix stupid, it can...

duct tape. while it can't fix stupid, it can muffle the sound.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

picked up a cold on the weekend. it's a nasty...

picked up a cold on the weekend. it's a nasty little bastid. It's gone to my chest and my breathing is so bad I thought I was going to have to use my inhaler this morning. :( :notamused:
Forum: Foo
08-07-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 3,309,867
Posted By gnome

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_2780_170a1dd7c88595ffc0345fe6114de98c1384bffa.jpg
08-07-21, 01:31 AM
Replies: 17,869
Views: 1,995,862
Posted By gnome

It was surprisingly warm for late winter so I...

It was surprisingly warm for late winter so I took my most vintage bike for a ride. Rode out on a cycleway to Kaiapoi the next town over. It was a nice gentle and reasonably short ride.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 01:05 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Had a frustrating morning. So I decided to treat...

Had a frustrating morning. So I decided to treat myself. It was fine and warm so I took my oldest bike out for a ride on a nice smooth cycle way that goes out to a satellite town. Stopped at some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

99 bugs in the code. take one down, patch it...

99 bugs in the code.
take one down, patch it around.
99 bugs in the code.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

possibly could disassemble it and and dork discs...

possibly could disassemble it and and dork discs on either side of the chain. it uses a cheap method to tension the first chain: a bungee cord attached to a pulley. There's not an easy way to add...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 04:21 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

rode the cab-bike partway to work because it was...

rode the cab-bike partway to work because it was raining. After an emergency stop to avoid being doored when I went to restart the chain came off the intermediate drive. had to walk the rest of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

which is why, historically, used car dealers were...

which is why, historically, used car dealers were ranked just behind politicians for honesty and integrity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Whatever your LBS has in stock that fits you? ...

Whatever your LBS has in stock that fits you? maybe buy a gravel/adventure bike as well as a regular road bike. Add a MTB and you have most bases covered.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:16 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

I am in shape. round is a shape.

I am in shape. round is a shape.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

nah. I've only got plastic coated keys. and teh...

nah. I've only got plastic coated keys. and teh tinfoil from my helmet got in the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Got my first 5G microchip. Pfizer flavour. Arm is...

Got my first 5G microchip. Pfizer flavour. Arm is a bit stiff but so far nbd.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

sounds like time to shelter in the nearest pub.

sounds like time to shelter in the nearest pub.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

so you should. it only needs to be wilted. or...

so you should. it only needs to be wilted. or cooked in butter. boiled spinach would be the stuff of childhood nightmares. right up there with overcooked cabbage. and rhubarb.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

reminds me of this. .

reminds me of this.
.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

:lol::innocent:

:lol::innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

incorrect. I like walking up hills without...

incorrect. I like walking up hills without having to carry 3-4 litres of water.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

The day started at -2P and probably warmed up to...

The day started at -2P and probably warmed up to positive single digits. I was warm enough to remove layers as I walked. It's all about wearing the right clothes for the conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Went for nice day hike with a friend. The weather...

Went for nice day hike with a friend. The weather was ideal: sunny, very little wind and nice crisp temperatures.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

My first car was a 1956 VW Beetle. The one with...

My first car was a 1956 VW Beetle. The one with the oval rear window. I should have kept that car. Restored it would be a nice car and almost worth the cost of restoration. My second car was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

bite me, fredly.

bite me, fredly.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

no. why should I do currency conversions just to...

no. why should I do currency conversions just to please you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

ouch.

ouch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9,924
Views: 132,787
Posted By gnome

Ask him if he's got her pregnant?

Ask him if he's got her pregnant?
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