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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-24, 03:49 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In other hammer news, some dude at a Seattle area...

In other hammer news, some dude at a Seattle area bikini barista joint was pissed off at the price for his giant coffee drink and got out of his car and threw the drink on the baristas. The owner of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-24, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Repo Man's always intense. C'mon, let's go get a...

Repo Man's always intense. C'mon, let's go get a drink!
-- Harry Dean Stanton. RIP
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-24, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You need some carbon rims for that thing! :)

You need some carbon rims for that thing! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-24, 06:57 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Just woke up. All the RAAM riders have rolled...

Just woke up. All the RAAM riders have rolled through, at least I got to see one rider! If the route's the same next year I'm gonna have to bring a chair out to the sidewalk, maybe try to dig up a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Her guitar and laptop were worth more than what I...

Her guitar and laptop were worth more than what I had on me so I wasn't too worried about that. I only had $10 cash and one CC in my pocket with only a $7k limit, and I can always report that stolen...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

For me hell starts at about 90 if working or...

For me hell starts at about 90 if working or exercising, 100 if sipping margaritas on a chaise lounge. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

We started at 5am and went to about 1 or 2, I...

We started at 5am and went to about 1 or 2, I think noise ordinances require you wait 'til 7am to start these days, man that would hurt!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 12:13 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I always figured it was an old-timey thing rather...

I always figured it was an old-timey thing rather than an east coast thing.
06-16-24, 01:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 524
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

For bike riding I rarely do tint, just clear...

For bike riding I rarely do tint, just clear lenses with UVA/UVB treatment.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 12:13 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

PAOTD ...

PAOTD

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/GQLBibLXsAATjBN?format=jpg&name=4096x4096
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-24, 12:10 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It was a beautiful night for for racing last...

It was a beautiful night for for racing last night still drizzling there this morning. Full course yellow right now though.

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/GQLBibKWkAAou-9?format=jpg&name=4096x4096
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-24, 10:58 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

We got up to about 85 and it was pretty rough in...

We got up to about 85 and it was pretty rough in the sun alright.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 08:37 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You a big Rocky Kanaka fan? ...

You a big Rocky Kanaka fan?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78k20boe4A0
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

It's Pam Dawber's 72nd birthday! Also in the...

It's Pam Dawber's 72nd birthday!
Also in the top 5 hottest 71-year-olds of all time...
06-14-24, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 524
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

A few trails in Phoenix go through tunnels under...

A few trails in Phoenix go through tunnels under roads and those are tough. I just slow down a bit so I have time to avoid anyone that might be on the wrong side of the trail in the tunnels.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Those elk were actually within the city limits....

Those elk were actually within the city limits. I'm surprised the city limits go out that far.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

This is my fave, as such I'll let her make the...

This is my fave, as such I'll let her make the first move :)

I wonder if anyone ever recorded the naughty version, or was that just something we sang as kids...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 05:45 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Got Taco Bell on the way to the trail, made me...

Got Taco Bell on the way to the trail, made me kinda sluggish today.

Saw a bunch of squirrels, chipmunks and about a dozen elk out and about.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I dunno man, that air's too thick for my taste ...

I dunno man, that air's too thick for my taste

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06-14-24, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 306
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

They probably don't want to publish BB height...

They probably don't want to publish BB height because they get tired of the emails from people complaining when it's 5mm off from published.

How to you measure BB height anyways. No sag? 20%...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 10:26 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Looks like a Lynskey headbadge

Looks like a Lynskey headbadge
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 08:18 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

At least you get style points though :)

At least you get style points though :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-24, 07:49 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

VW sticker of the day. I thought it was a bike...

VW sticker of the day. I thought it was a bike racing thing at first ... It dawned on me after a few seconds though
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 08:03 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

The Streak? As in "Don't look, Ethel!"

The Streak? As in "Don't look, Ethel!"
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-24, 07:52 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You can't go wrong with a Prince song.

You can't go wrong with a Prince song.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-24, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

When I do I'll divulge her exact rank.

When I do I'll divulge her exact rank.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-24, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Chaka Khan killed it on the Tiny Desk Concert! ...

Chaka Khan killed it on the Tiny Desk Concert!

She's also gotta be in the top 5 best looking 71 year olds of all time

https://twitter.com/WUTangKids/status/1800943651498983425
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-24, 06:41 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Whew, I was freaking out that this was my slowest...

Whew, I was freaking out that this was my slowest possible ride today because Strava was slow to compute my segment results. "What, not even a lowly bronze medal? That's impossible, I felt pretty...
06-12-24, 02:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,246
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Maybe a pic would help :) ...

Maybe a pic would help :)

https://velo-orange.com/cdn/shop/products/file_8_1800x1800.jpg?v=1504286204
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-24, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

In other orange news, saw a full fendered All...

In other orange news, saw a full fendered All City on a tailgate pad. I though tailgate pad bros all had Enduro rigs :)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 09:37 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Yes indeed. The limeys are even into cycle...

Yes indeed.

The limeys are even into cycle speedway. I reckon I'm too old to participate in that though :)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrkwUvIholg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I kinda like T-Swift cuz of the people she...

I kinda like T-Swift cuz of the people she irritates, but her music is like mayonnaise on Wonder bread.

At least Bananarama put beans on their toast :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 07:59 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

My fondest dirt track memories were from...

My fondest dirt track memories were from Caruthers, CA. Motorcycle speedway action in the late 70s, maybe early 80s?

Then in Portland there was a banked short track not too far from my place in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 01:42 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Summer Bummer ...

Summer Bummer

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9ml3nyww80
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Dang, this cat in Puerto Vallarta has a fancier...

Dang, this cat in Puerto Vallarta has a fancier bed than I do.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

You should always go in with two trumpets to...

You should always go in with two trumpets to insure proper form.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-24, 11:43 AM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I do squats while holding a couple 10lb dumbbells...

I do squats while holding a couple 10lb dumbbells these days as that's all the weights I've got.

I'm really missing doing dips as I haven't seen any parallel bars around here yet. Maybe I'll get...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Teton Pass update: Supposed to be a temporary...

Teton Pass update: Supposed to be a temporary fix ready in a couple weeks. Looks like they're gonna turn it into a double apex.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-24, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

My bad, clearly VeloVol is in the OTHER Knoxville.

My bad, clearly VeloVol is in the OTHER Knoxville.
06-10-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

There's always a chance the old seatclamp head...

There's always a chance the old seatclamp head just needed adjustment. Sometimes the nut on one side is tightened too far, pulling the bolt so far out one side that it won't clamp the inner part of...
06-10-24, 12:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,246
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Shimano cable cutters have a crimp right above...

Shimano cable cutters have a crimp right above the spring
...
06-09-24, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 516
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Some bikes tend to get a floppy front end at low...

Some bikes tend to get a floppy front end at low speed. I'd imagine a backswept bar will only make things worse. Often getting more weight on the front wheel will help reduce flop a little bit. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-24, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Low mile walk week for me, didn't even hit 50...

Low mile walk week for me, didn't even hit 50 kilometres

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06-08-24, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,084
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Especially cuz it was probably one of these. In...

Especially cuz it was probably one of these. In all the donated bikes I've been through I don't think I ever saw a broken one, but there were a handful with stripped threads and a few that were...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-24, 05:40 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

17 mile MTB ride. I did have one nature break. ...

17 mile MTB ride. I did have one nature break.

Wildlife spotted:
2 hawks
Got smacked by a couple grasshoppers
Said hi to this little guy:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-24, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Teton Pass travel alert: gonna be closed for a...

Teton Pass travel alert: gonna be closed for a little while
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-24, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

3 days? Might as well swing by Cleveland while...

3 days? Might as well swing by Cleveland while you're at it.

Hardcore itinerary if the stars align.
DAY 1: Drive to Pitt and catch a Pirates night game.
DAY 2: drive to Cleveland on a day...
06-08-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

​​​​​​My mind was jet setting all over watching...

​​​​​​My mind was jet setting all over watching the tape. At first I was trying to figure out which MUP in Oregon that was, then they said Kent trails, so now we're in Kent WA? Then they mentioned...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-24, 10:28 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

I wonder if that guy's still alive today. He...

I wonder if that guy's still alive today. He must really freak out when he sees a 12 speed 10-52
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-24, 10:18 PM
Replies: 4,848
Views: 120,883
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

30mm Kenda Kwick 320g

30mm Kenda Kwick 320g
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