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07-21-11, 01:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,980
Posted By desert_tortoise

Sometimes I have to walk halfway up this one hill...

Sometimes I have to walk halfway up this one hill on my ride home. I make it more often than not, but my lung capacity (that's what gets me, not legs, I run out of breath) isn't enough due to a few...
07-21-11, 12:46 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 980,260
Posted By desert_tortoise

Put another sixish miles on the SS riding...

Put another sixish miles on the SS riding downtown. It feels so good to be active again!
07-20-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,807
Posted By desert_tortoise

Thank y'all for your replies. I agree with the...

Thank y'all for your replies. I agree with the comment that it feels like there's not enough top end. I ride singlespeed now, especially since I have some issues feeling my feet, I don't trust myself...
07-20-11, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,807
Posted By desert_tortoise

Anyone on a singlespeed?

In the past, I have gone from riding a superlight mountain bike and being very into cross-country riding, which proceeded to road biking when I relocated to a mountain-less area, and now, I recently...
07-20-11, 09:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 686
Posted By desert_tortoise

Congrats on a new bike. However, I have to...

Congrats on a new bike.

However, I have to ask. Is that carpet in your kitchen? Is that a nightmare or what?!
07-20-11, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 600
Posted By desert_tortoise

Great trip! My husband and I bought a canoe...

Great trip!

My husband and I bought a canoe earlier this month and have had a great time paddling it. Don't feel bad about the life vest. We both wear one as well as our three dogs that go with...
07-20-11, 01:32 AM
Replies: 11,686
Views: 4,999,747
Posted By desert_tortoise

I just bought a Knog Frog Strobe light and a...

I just bought a Knog Frog Strobe light and a cyclocomputer.
07-20-11, 01:30 AM
Replies: 28,352
Views: 980,260
Posted By desert_tortoise

Today I: Dropped a friend riding a geared bike...

Today I: Dropped a friend riding a geared bike (mtn bike) on the flats. Felt pretty darn good since I was recently diagnosed with MS and have been having some issues with hand and foot numbness.

I...
07-20-11, 01:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 442
Posted By desert_tortoise

Kudos to you for taking charge of your own life....

Kudos to you for taking charge of your own life. While your weight is not in the morbidly obese category, one doesn't have to be to take control of serious health issues to come.

I wish you the...
07-20-11, 01:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 408
Posted By desert_tortoise

Clicking

Hi guys, I have a question about a clicking noise in my new singlespeed.

The clicking is almost always perceptible by ear, but sometimes just by feel. It seems to be at the bottom of the pedal...
07-07-11, 11:56 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,221
Posted By desert_tortoise

Me and the hubs ...

Me and the hubs

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a348/ldpullen/167040_492990687142_583437142_6595389_6052932_n.jpg

Me

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a348/ldpullen/IMG00009-1.jpg

The...
Forum: Foo
11-11-09, 12:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 626
Posted By desert_tortoise

I use the Dell Mini 10 for taking notes at school...

I use the Dell Mini 10 for taking notes at school and I really enjoy it. It is what it is. It operates pretty quickly. Has Windows XP and has enough RAM and storage to function well.
Forum: Foo
11-09-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 961
Posted By desert_tortoise

I haven't eaten yet today. However, I did have...

I haven't eaten yet today. However, I did have half a glass of cranberry/raspberry/apple juice.
Forum: Foo
11-09-09, 02:51 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,467,743
Posted By desert_tortoise

Is a mouth breather.

Is a mouth breather.
Forum: Foo
11-09-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,118
Posted By desert_tortoise

I read a quote today that was on this topic. It...

I read a quote today that was on this topic. It said: "Unforgiveness is like drinking poison and waiting for the other person to die."

Kinda sobering.
Forum: Foo
11-09-09, 02:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,118
Posted By desert_tortoise

Do you find it easy to forgive others?

Kinda random, but it's something I was reminded of today.

I find it a lot easier to forgive others than myself.

How about you?
Forum: Foo
11-09-09, 02:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 735
Posted By desert_tortoise

Since there are only two of us, I will be making...

Since there are only two of us, I will be making a turkey breast with a puree of herb stuffed under the skin and roasted.

Also:

Southern style dressing with gravy
Mashed potatoes
Green beans...
Forum: Foo
10-29-09, 02:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,585
Posted By desert_tortoise

I know exactly what you mean. I had an experience...

I know exactly what you mean. I had an experience that was similar. However, the ironic part is that this person STILL tries to contact me to this day (10 years later). He always tries to add me as...
Forum: Foo
01-24-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 779
Posted By desert_tortoise

I'm praying for benign too. I had a tumor on...

I'm praying for benign too.

I had a tumor on a gland in my head a few years back, so I understand how scary that can be.
Forum: Foo
01-16-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 842
Posted By desert_tortoise

I had six teeth pulled at the same time with just...

I had six teeth pulled at the same time with just Novocaine. Four wisdom teeth and two molars (I had to have them pulled to make more room in my mouth)

It was so easy. I am incredibly happy that...
Forum: Foo
01-15-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,952
Posted By desert_tortoise

It's funny, when I had mine, I was trying to say...

It's funny, when I had mine, I was trying to say something when the anesthesiologist put me out, and when I woke up, I literally continued my sentence right at the last point I remember...
Forum: Foo
01-14-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,952
Posted By desert_tortoise

LOL. Thanks. I enjoy using it as much as...

LOL. Thanks. I enjoy using it as much as possible.
Forum: Foo
01-14-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,952
Posted By desert_tortoise

I had one in November and it really isn't that...

I had one in November and it really isn't that bad. I had endoscopy and colonoscopy at the same time. It really isn't as bad as you might think.

The laxatives are the worst. I didn't even take...
Forum: Foo
01-13-08, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 439
Posted By desert_tortoise

Ditto. Sorry for your loss :(

Ditto.

Sorry for your loss :(
Forum: Foo
01-10-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,924
Posted By desert_tortoise

Dead.Sexy.Biotch. :)

Dead.Sexy.Biotch.

:)
Forum: Foo
01-01-08, 12:05 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,365
Posted By desert_tortoise

I accidentally slip and brush against people...

I accidentally slip and brush against people sometimes. I can swear that it is entirely inadvertent.

Sometimes, the depth perception of large breasts can be off a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-07, 01:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By desert_tortoise

Helmet recommendations

If you could have your dream helmet, what would it be?

If you had to pick a "reasonably priced" helmet, what would it be?
Forum: Foo
12-26-07, 08:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,940
Posted By desert_tortoise

Most inspiring thread: ...

Most inspiring thread:

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=285469
Forum: Foo
12-26-07, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 81,199
Posted By desert_tortoise

That's what I figured. However, it tasted like...

That's what I figured. However, it tasted like $60 to me ;)

Thanks for the recommendation. I love a good port. I will check it out!
Forum: Foo
12-26-07, 06:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,022
Posted By desert_tortoise

Congratulations, Pete. I can imagine what a...

Congratulations, Pete.

I can imagine what a weight off your mind that is.

You definitely earned it!
Forum: Foo
12-26-07, 04:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,395
Posted By desert_tortoise

I just got a pretty good deal on a few bottles of...

I just got a pretty good deal on a few bottles of Warre's Warrior Porto. Got it for $12.97.

It really is one of the best port wines I've had. It's really good for everyday drinking. No need to...
Forum: Foo
12-26-07, 01:45 AM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 81,199
Posted By desert_tortoise

I know! It was a gift. I'd never drank it...

I know! It was a gift. I'd never drank it before, but am now so in love, I bought three bottles online.

Surprisingly enough, I found it for $13.00 a bottle. Some websites are selling it for...
Forum: Foo
12-25-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,946
Views: 81,199
Posted By desert_tortoise

http://www.warre.com/pix/warriorbottle.jpg

http://www.warre.com/pix/warriorbottle.jpg
Forum: Foo
12-25-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,239
Posted By desert_tortoise

I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas. ...

I have a love/hate relationship with Christmas.

As a Christian, this is an anniversary for the greatest birth in the history of man. It is a day to reflect on the gift of eternal life offered to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 379
Posted By desert_tortoise

How to tell frame size

Can anyone tell me how to measure a frame to determine its size?

Thanks!
Forum: Foo
12-18-07, 08:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,579
Posted By desert_tortoise

I do ride goofy. I'm left handed, so I guess...

I do ride goofy. I'm left handed, so I guess it's natural for me.
Forum: Foo
12-18-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,579
Posted By desert_tortoise

If you and I could put our skills together, we...

If you and I could put our skills together, we would be a great snowboarder!

I can only carve with my toes in. If I dig my heels in, I catch an edge and go flying. I literally almost broke my arm...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-07, 11:44 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 45,212
Posted By desert_tortoise

LOL. There were several modifications made to...

LOL. There were several modifications made to make it rideable...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-07, 07:33 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 7,554
Posted By desert_tortoise

This is effin' hilarious. I don't give a damn...

This is effin' hilarious. I don't give a damn who you are. That's funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-07, 07:21 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 45,212
Posted By desert_tortoise

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a348/ldpullen/tr...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a348/ldpullen/trek1600.jpg?t=1197897599


This was from when she was brand new. I hadn't even taken off the toe clips yet.
Forum: Foo
12-17-07, 03:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,466
Posted By desert_tortoise

To Kill a Mockingbird. A lot of the...

To Kill a Mockingbird.

A lot of the "feeling" couldn't be conveyed in the movie, but it was the best casting I've ever seen.
Forum: Foo
12-16-07, 01:19 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,302
Posted By desert_tortoise

When I drink, everyone becomes my best friend. ...

When I drink, everyone becomes my best friend. Everyone is intensely interesting and a great dancer.

However, if I do not have constant stimulation, I pass the eff out. I just get too tired.
Forum: Foo
12-16-07, 12:43 AM
Replies: 79,688
Views: 2,055,332
Posted By desert_tortoise

I've been playing my new Wii game, but now I'm...

I've been playing my new Wii game, but now I'm watching the Best of UFC 2007.
Forum: Foo
12-16-07, 12:05 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,469
Posted By desert_tortoise

But the presence of your daughter is due to you...

But the presence of your daughter is due to you being screwed...

:p
Forum: Foo
12-15-07, 06:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,469
Posted By desert_tortoise

This is true. We are all so truly blessed. ...

This is true. We are all so truly blessed. :beer:
Forum: Foo
12-15-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 395
Posted By desert_tortoise

Haven't had a landline since I moved out of my...

Haven't had a landline since I moved out of my parent's house.
Forum: Foo
12-15-07, 06:39 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,469
Posted By desert_tortoise

Blessed...

Blessed...
Forum: Foo
12-13-07, 10:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,337
Posted By desert_tortoise

My name is Leslie, but if I'd been a boy, I'm...

My name is Leslie, but if I'd been a boy, I'm pretty sure my name would have been Andrew.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,910
Posted By desert_tortoise

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a348/ldpullen/em...

http://i14.photobucket.com/albums/a348/ldpullen/email4.jpg?t=1197498800

I'm not sure I want a full critique. I don't think I can handle the snarkiness.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 7,910
Posted By desert_tortoise

I have to say I'm a fan of the hot babe in my...

I have to say I'm a fan of the hot babe in my avatar...



Doesn't hurt that it's me...lol.
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