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05-19-22, 08:50 PM
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Posted By kahn

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.) That...

Oh, deer! (sorry, could not resist.)

That occasionally happens with PORTRAIT oriented shots. I have found that using Irfanview as my jpg viewer when showing correctly, if I merely resave the...
05-19-22, 11:29 AM
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Posted By kahn

That reminds me that about two weeks ago, I...

That reminds me that about two weeks ago, I received a "cow bell" (too heavy for bicycle) from Switzerland and while it cost about $250 US, there was no duty collected on it. At least, so far!
05-19-22, 11:22 AM
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Posted By kahn

Nice acreage. I threw my back our real good...

Nice acreage. I threw my back our real good BADLY a few weeks ago relocating rotting old wooden raised beds to stock tanks. I could barely walk across the dining room. PT is still occurring. ...
05-19-22, 09:23 AM
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Posted By kahn

Unlike rsbob I went out around 1:30 and fought...

Unlike rsbob I went out around 1:30 and fought the winds heading over to Golden Gardens. Once or twice I was buffeted and wobbled but it was sunny and worth it. 15.7 and the usual loop's approx 700...
05-19-22, 09:05 AM
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Posted By kahn

Oh, you really have gone backwards, weatherwise! ...

Oh, you really have gone backwards, weatherwise! So much for dry heat!
05-19-22, 09:02 AM
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Posted By kahn

Mine was hauled to a toxic waste site in 2017!!!!...

Mine was hauled to a toxic waste site in 2017!!!! And, no, I'm not talking about my bike!
05-17-22, 03:34 PM
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Posted By kahn

Dreadful. Absolutely dreadful. We did hit 108F...

Dreadful. Absolutely dreadful. We did hit 108F last year, in June actually, and it was coupled by terrible air quality.

But my little story. When my parents purchased a condo in Ft Lauderdale,...
05-17-22, 10:37 AM
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Posted By kahn

That means nothing in Seattle. Being originally...

That means nothing in Seattle. Being originally from NYC, I have remarked that June is SUMMER. I've learned that is not the case in Seattle. Mid-July is more like it. But even so, we have been...
05-17-22, 08:54 AM
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Posted By kahn

But you kept it outside. Well done.

But you kept it outside. Well done.
05-16-22, 06:07 PM
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Posted By kahn

23.8 and 1,100 gain. It stayed cloudy and windy.

23.8 and 1,100 gain. It stayed cloudy and windy.
05-14-22, 09:48 AM
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Posted By kahn

Is that like being touched by an angel? :foo:

Is that like being touched by an angel? :foo:
05-12-22, 08:11 PM
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Posted By kahn

I think I flunked because I do not commute to...

I think I flunked because I do not commute to work or school using an e-bike!
05-10-22, 07:58 PM
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Posted By kahn

As Mr Neighbors would say: "It was a beautiful...

As Mr Neighbors would say: "It was a beautiful day in the neighborhood!" and beyond.

About 29 miles and1,200 feet of climbing in a semi-loop from Greenlake neighborhood Seattle to Edmonds and...
05-09-22, 08:22 AM
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Posted By kahn

You can't be happy if you are not out in...

You can't be happy if you are not out in miserable weather!

Enjoy it while it lasts.
05-07-22, 04:15 PM
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Posted By kahn

Another cut short day. 12 Miles and about 700...

Another cut short day. 12 Miles and about 700 feet. Hit by some light shower and black skies to the northWET. Skipped Golden Gardens and headed south and east toward home with an interesting mix of...
05-07-22, 09:08 AM
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Posted By kahn

Remiss in posting as I stare out at the wet...

Remiss in posting as I stare out at the wet streets and raining coming down, coming down.....

20 miles and about 800 feet. Cut my route short to avoid Seattle Center.

...
05-05-22, 08:29 AM
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Posted By kahn

I can relate. I'm originally from the south - da...

I can relate. I'm originally from the south - da south Bronx!
05-02-22, 10:41 AM
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Posted By kahn

I was thinking of going to the UNopen house!!!...

I was thinking of going to the UNopen house!!! Lake shore and as the article noted, there is room to dock a float plane and I forget the length of the yacht!

But the market here in just plain...
05-02-22, 08:03 AM
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Posted By kahn

20 miles and about 800 feet of gain. I'm not sure...

20 miles and about 800 feet of gain. I'm not sure where I was below sea level but can assure you that the floating bridge was still floating on the return trip. Although, besides Galloping Gerty...
05-02-22, 07:54 AM
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Posted By kahn

I really like your virtual sound track. Adds to...

I really like your virtual sound track. Adds to the images! :roflmao2:
04-30-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,365
Posted By kahn

I have to be honest - that is not something I...

I have to be honest - that is not something I considered. If I am ever in a position to have to walk miles, maybe even too many concrete blocks and sidewalks, removing the cleats might be a good...
04-30-22, 07:05 PM
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Posted By kahn

It is a good thing stress is good because his...

It is a good thing stress is good because his pacing is stressing me out!
04-30-22, 07:01 PM
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Posted By kahn

68-72F and I'd prefer light winds.

68-72F and I'd prefer light winds.
04-30-22, 03:01 PM
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Views: 1,365
Posted By kahn

I think that was Genghis' last name, too! :p

I think that was Genghis' last name, too! :p
04-30-22, 02:58 PM
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Posted By kahn

Troul I thought I have tried that but obviously...

Troul I thought I have tried that but obviously made some mistake.

I'm just wondering how The Chemist is doing in Shanghai?
04-29-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 401
Posted By kahn

Would standing on a curb with the bike down at...

Would standing on a curb with the bike down at street level help - it effectively lowers the bike's overall height. I put my back out a few weeks ago and this is how I get on at the moment. I can get...
04-29-22, 11:01 PM
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Posted By kahn

I latched onto an old reply. Hope you are...

I latched onto an old reply.

Hope you are doing okay if in lock-down?

(as an aside, how does one do an XXXx to get a forum member's attention?)
04-29-22, 04:03 PM
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Posted By kahn

Ah, explains why a friend does not want to move...

Ah, explains why a friend does not want to move back to Detroit, well, Dearborne (Deerborn, Deerborne, Dearborn) (easiier to type all those variations then googling the answer!! :p )
04-29-22, 04:00 PM
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Posted By kahn

Mine don't cost anywhere near that but they still...

Mine don't cost anywhere near that but they still are not very comfortable on pavement. It was probably better a few decades ago with toe clips and sneakers! :p
04-29-22, 03:59 PM
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Posted By kahn

Won't do you much good. That was the guy's name...

Won't do you much good. That was the guy's name who was alphabetical in front of me in some school or other. :roflmao2:
04-29-22, 01:09 PM
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Posted By kahn

Now that you mention it, I might have been able...

Now that you mention it, I might have been able to find a nearby bus route and that did not occur to me at that location. Again, it might have been a very busy day for them and response time was...
04-29-22, 12:51 PM
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Posted By kahn

I finally had an opportunity to try being rescued...

I finally had an opportunity to try being rescued by AAA. It was a really chilly challenge as they wanted info submitted by their app which needed downloading. Then the app required credentials...
04-29-22, 12:41 PM
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Posted By kahn

Will Winter ever end?

Will Winter ever end?
04-28-22, 10:33 PM
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Views: 417
Posted By kahn

You might measure the distance between cranks or...

You might measure the distance between cranks or pedals. If it is a centralized motor, sometimes to accommodate the space needed for the motor, there is extra space between the crank arms or pedals...
04-28-22, 02:38 PM
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Posted By kahn

My usual 16 mile loop with 700 feet but planned...

My usual 16 mile loop with 700 feet but planned to fit between squalls. It was dark and growing quickly...
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04-26-22, 07:54 AM
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Posted By kahn

If you are familiar with Seattle, it was taken at...

If you are familiar with Seattle, it was taken at Sunset Park in Ballard (I generically call all of Seattle west of Phinney Ride and north of the Ship Canal Ballard). The park looks out over Elliot...
04-25-22, 01:30 PM
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Posted By kahn

Fri: 23m and 1,100 feet - Disco Myrtle Sat:...

Fri: 23m and 1,100 feet - Disco Myrtle
Sat: 15.6 and 700 feet. Golden Gardens
Sun: 19 700 feet. 520 to Medina and Hunts Point

...
04-25-22, 01:19 PM
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Posted By kahn

Now, there's incentive!

Now, there's incentive!
04-25-22, 01:17 PM
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Posted By kahn

Oh, and here I complain when our weather goes...

Oh, and here I complain when our weather goes backward into the upper 40's. You are a trooper for sure.
04-16-22, 12:16 PM
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Posted By kahn

I do find it a bit fiddly trying to attach it to...

I do find it a bit fiddly trying to attach it to the valve stem.
04-15-22, 10:40 PM
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Posted By kahn

Cool but after about a week of showers, hail and...

Cool but after about a week of showers, hail and wind, it was gorgeous today. About 15.5 and 700 gain. I admit that I used my Pixel's Magic Eraser to remove a bump on the log (person) and two...
04-13-22, 10:59 PM
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Views: 400
Posted By kahn

Enjoy the bike. I was able to purchase the first...

Enjoy the bike. I was able to purchase the first Range Extender locally. The second out of town - no air shipment. Have you checked Specialized site for shipment to a local shop?
04-12-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,608
Posted By kahn

I probably used the wrong terms. I'm less...

I probably used the wrong terms. I'm less concerned about someone PICKING the lock/tumblers, etc than CUTTING the thing. I've since seen two videos about how easy it was to use a hack saw to cut the...
04-09-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,608
Posted By kahn

How long does it take the "lock picking lawyer"...

How long does it take the "lock picking lawyer" to get through that one? I've been looking at that lock.
04-08-22, 08:27 AM
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Posted By kahn

It was an excellent day weather and route wise. I...

It was an excellent day weather and route wise. I was over-dressed. Completed the full loop unhampered by rain. Although, now they are forecasting highs not even hitting 50F in the next few days.I...
04-06-22, 11:01 AM
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Views: 299,053
Posted By kahn

I don't know if you got you wish but you spread...

I don't know if you got you wish but you spread it here.

Yesterday, 20 mile loop and about 800 feet of gain, with about the last third through showers. Odd - oh crap, rain, Oh, look dry...
03-29-22, 09:15 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,608
Posted By kahn

Actually, almost got garrotted the other day. A...

Actually, almost got garrotted the other day. A repair truck was in the road so we used a driveway to mount the sidewalk. CRAP! Either a tv cable or phone line was at neck height across the walk. ...
03-27-22, 11:00 PM
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Views: 299,053
Posted By kahn

22.1 and about 700 feet. Nice day was able to...

22.1 and about 700 feet. Nice day was able to leave the booties home and the toes made it home. Another good kind of loop. Lots of water views from up high and along the shore.


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03-27-22, 12:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,608
Posted By kahn

I still come back to my default position. If the...

I still come back to my default position. If the lock is so successful at keeping the bike from being stolen than the thief might conclude:

"If I can't have this bike, neither can the owner" as...
03-27-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 3,889
Views: 299,053
Posted By kahn

After my prostate removal (to a toxic waste...

After my prostate removal (to a toxic waste dump!) I was catheterized for a week, well eight days due to Labor Day. Let me offer full sympathy as it was an absolutely excruciating week. Best wishes...
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