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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

My father was the chief public defender back in...

My father was the chief public defender back in the 70s. I always get struck from criminal case panels. I am sure it is for cause. And plaintiffs' lawyers don't want lawyers on the jury because...
12-07-22, 04:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,676
Posted By indyfabz

“Remember Jim Fixx? The big famous jogging guy?...

“Remember Jim Fixx? The big famous jogging guy? Jogged fifteen miles a day. Did a jogging book. Did a jogging video. Dropped dead of a heart attack when? When he was ****ing jogging, that's...
12-06-22, 09:24 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,676
Posted By indyfabz

I had a friend with that phobia. Skinny guy in...

I had a friend with that phobia. Skinny guy in his mid-50s. Not a fast guy, but he could ride long distances. Had a poor diet from what I could tell. He didnít like to go to doctors because he didnít...
12-06-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By indyfabz

This is the Internets. You donít need evidence or...

This is the Internets. You donít need evidence or a basis for an assertion to sound like you know what youíre talking about to some folks.
12-06-22, 08:24 PM
Forum: Touring
12-06-22, 07:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,351
Posted By indyfabz

Thatís the way I approach it. Virtually all my...

Thatís the way I approach it. Virtually all my miles have been on 37c tires, even when I have done routes with more than a ďbitĒ of gravel, including unpaved passes​​​​​. I even did a cross-PA tour...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

I know I did once. Maybe twice.

I know I did once. Maybe twice.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 315
Posted By indyfabz

Whatever suits me at the moment. Iím almost...

Whatever suits me at the moment. Iím almost always too busy enjoying the ride to calculate my cadence, but Iíd guesstimate around 90 during a road bike ride. Canít recall ever calculating cadence...
12-06-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,201
Posted By indyfabz

I saw a bunch of dead ones at my favorite poultry...

I saw a bunch of dead ones at my favorite poultry butcher this afternoon. Iíll be making one later this month. Braised in white wine with Dijon over egg noodles. Great comfort food.
12-06-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 645
Posted By indyfabz

Same here, for the most part. Some of the days of...

Same here, for the most part. Some of the days of my June tour in Vermont were exceptions. 65 feet/mile can be tough when you have steep, ruling grades on dirt/gravel.
12-06-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 270
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. South Jersey is better than a helluva lot...

Yeah. South Jersey is better than a helluva lot of places, but there are some things you have to be conscious of. Sand is a big one in certain areas of Burlington, Atlantic and Cumberland Counties....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

Escaped getting called for a jury panel, but it...

Escaped getting called for a jury panel, but it was a long 4 hrs. of doing nothing.
12-05-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,201
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. When I did Cycle Oregon in 2002 we camped on...

Heh. When I did Cycle Oregon in 2002 we camped on a cattle ranch in eastern OR the first night. I was in the beer garden when it was probably upper 40s. People used to that weather were sitting...
12-05-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,201
Posted By indyfabz

Precisely why, during this time of year, I drive...

Precisely why, during this time of year, I drive my Hummer a half a mile to my warm. cozy local bar to watch football. Preferably the team with the best record in the NFL.
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,351
Posted By indyfabz

1. Being a backpacker, you probably already have...

1. Being a backpacker, you probably already have some relatively lite camping essentials like a tent/sleep system, bag and sleeping pad. Maybe even cooking gear also. That puts you ahead of the...
12-05-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 333
Posted By indyfabz

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

If you're just walking along the shore and you...

If you're just walking along the shore and you see one, it's gravy.

But I know what you mean about overpriced. Last year, my employer gave us 20 oz. Yeti insulated mugs. I looked up the product...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

This is funny. People are scavenging Yeto...

This is funny. People are scavenging Yeto coolers on the shores from Washington and Alaska after a cargo ship lost a container full of them.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

Same, but that was after getting no letters on...

Same, but that was after getting no letters on the first guess and only one letter in the wrong position on the second guess.
12-04-22, 07:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 919
Posted By indyfabz

Bicycles Bicycles should be in a hard-sided,...

Bicycles Bicycles should be in a hard-sided, padded case designed for bicycles.

If not in a hard-sided case, bicycles will be accepted with the handlebars secured sideways and pedals removed. The...
Forum: Touring
12-04-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,351
Posted By indyfabz

Surly LHT, pre-disc brakes. Lots of road and...

Surly LHT, pre-disc brakes. Lots of road and ďoff-roadĒ miles, including 700+ mile trips​​​​​​. And not going lite.
12-03-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 919
Posted By indyfabz

Yep. You never know what could happen if you...

Yep. You never know what could happen if you exceed that max, no matter what others have experienced in the past.
12-03-22, 06:18 PM
12-03-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By indyfabz

Or go with a ti frame with Cerakote. :D

Or go with a ti frame with Cerakote. :D
12-03-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 919
Posted By indyfabz

I think weíre looking for an answer that doesnít...

I think weíre looking for an answer that doesnít exist in any meaningful state. What has happened to others might not be what would happen to you due to several variables beyond your control.
12-02-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By indyfabz

We arenít pissed off. We laugh at you behind your...

We arenít pissed off. We laugh at you behind your back.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

Correct. The previous line is ďI am black, and...

Correct. The previous line is ďI am black, and you are white.Ē There is also ďMi amigo negro.Ē

What I really like is Hartman playing Sinatra. He says to Sting, playing Billy Idol, ďIíve got chunks...
12-02-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,676
Posted By indyfabz

Deep thought. :roflmao2: ...

Deep thought. :roflmao2:


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12-02-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,676
Posted By indyfabz

"Hey, Lama, hey! How about a little somethin',...

"Hey, Lama, hey! How about a little somethin', you know, for the effort, you know?"

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

"And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with...

"And some fresh-sown moonstone was messin' with his frozen zone to remind him of the feeling of romance."
12-02-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 395
Posted By indyfabz

Weíre supposed to get rain tomorrow morning, with...

Weíre supposed to get rain tomorrow morning, with clearing by late afternoon. That could be good because itís supposed to reach 60 degrees. Iím thinking car errands in the morning, bike errands in...
Forum: Touring
12-02-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,149
Posted By indyfabz

Yes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. One of its...

Yes. Doxycycline is an antibiotic. One of its uses is to prevent malaria. It can also help with acne, among other things.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

Got a 4 after yesterday's amazing 2.

Got a 4 after yesterday's amazing 2.
12-02-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe. Maybe not. What would help is a...

Maybe. Maybe not.

What would help is a photo of the entire bike to put the subject blemish in context.
12-01-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,676
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe he was going for inane. If so, he nailed...

Maybe he was going for inane. If so, he nailed it, and he did garner some attention.
12-01-22, 09:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 937
Posted By indyfabz

Iíd be more concerned about the dork disc, at...

Iíd be more concerned about the dork disc, at least if you want to be considered a serious cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 04:17 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,079
Posted By indyfabz

Donít know. Not sure I want to know. Iím pretty...

Donít know. Not sure I want to know. Iím pretty sure the bike and racks are over 40 lbs., thanks in part to heavy but bomb-proof wheels I had built in the fall of 2018 after the original set wore...
Forum: Touring
12-01-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: Different strokes for different folks. :D

:lol: Different strokes for different folks. :D
12-01-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 919
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry. So is mine. And I am guessing you didnít...

Sorry. So is mine. And I am guessing you didnít get the Welcome Back Kotter reference.

Character Juan Epstein would occasionally write notes for home room teacher Mr. Kotter explaining his...
12-01-22, 03:22 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,079
Posted By indyfabz

If I am on tour and know I will have a hard day...

If I am on tour and know I will have a hard day with few or no service en route I will pack a single-serv package of Hammer Perpetuem. Calories and hydration at the same time.

I did this fully...
12-01-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 919
Posted By indyfabz

At the risk of dating myself, sign it "_ForceD_'s...

At the risk of dating myself, sign it "_ForceD_'s Mother."
12-01-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 919
Posted By indyfabz

The reference point of the OP is their website,...

The reference point of the OP is their website, which says nothing over 80Ē. Period. If I had booked without knowing that, I would explore all other options before rolling that die.especially if a...
Forum: Touring
12-01-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 521
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. When I toured with my now ex we used a tent...

Yeah. When I toured with my now ex we used a tent that came with a free footprint. We still took a tarp. Came in particularly handy one day while staying at a campground that was just getting up and...
12-01-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,744
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: :thumb:

:lol: :thumb:
12-01-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,744
Posted By indyfabz

Funny. This morning I was listening to a morning...

Funny. This morning I was listening to a morning radio show. The hosts talked for a bit about how Luis Guzman says he is constantly mistaken for the actor who played Willie Lopez in "Ghost."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 04:16 AM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 45,373
Posted By indyfabz

Wow! Wordle 530 2/6 ⬜⬜⬜⬜🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

Wow!

Wordle 530 2/6

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Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,149
Posted By indyfabz

Please post reports and photos of the trip. Enjoy!

Please post reports and photos of the trip. Enjoy!
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