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Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 11:18 PM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

Something out of nothing. Wordle 524 3/6 ...

Something out of nothing.

Wordle 524 3/6

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11-24-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By indyfabz

Excuse my mechanical ignorance, but are they...

Excuse my mechanical ignorance, but are they supposed to be used with, or in lieu of, rim tape?
11-24-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,855
Posted By indyfabz

“Funny. I was thinking the same thing.”—Jules...

“Funny. I was thinking the same thing.”—Jules Winfield
11-23-22, 08:24 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,338
Posted By indyfabz

I’m generally not a car person (My Subaru that I...

I’m generally not a car person (My Subaru that I bought home in July of 2016 has about 18,500 miles on it), but I do like the look of a lot of old muscle cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ep26GxkRwFE

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=ep26GxkRwFE
11-23-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,338
Posted By indyfabz

Some jackwagon kid hit and totaled my 18 year old...

Some jackwagon kid hit and totaled my 18 year old car while it was parked in broad daylight. Claimed sun glare. BS. The sun was way too high in the sky. Ran straight into the thing. He had just left...
11-23-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 398
Posted By indyfabz

Hope they were free.

Hope they were free.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

It was one of those days for me. Wordle 522...

It was one of those days for me.

Wordle 522 5/6

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11-23-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

*Poof!* You’re a Grouchy Scolder. :D ...

*Poof!*

You’re a Grouchy Scolder. :D

Yours truly,

Crabby McCrabface
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

Early quit! Whoo-hoo!

Early quit! Whoo-hoo!
11-23-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

Prepare to be branded a grumpy troll thingamajig,...

Prepare to be branded a grumpy troll thingamajig, or whatever, especially since you pointed out the issues with the OP's contraption.
11-23-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,239
Posted By indyfabz

The irony of allegedly tough socks with the word...

The irony of allegedly tough socks with the word "darn" in the name. :D

Seriously...I think I had a pair once and seem to remember them being pretty, pretty, pretty good.
11-23-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By indyfabz

The first night of my last tour out west I camped...

The first night of my last tour out west I camped in MT, somewhat close to the ID border. The border is where you go from MDT to PDT. The second night I camped in ID. The sun rose an hour earlier...
11-23-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. That thing has probably averaged at least...

Heh. That thing has probably averaged at least 1,000 touring miles/year since I got it in 2011. That's not mention the commuting/transportation miles. The decals are mostly the victim of locking...
11-23-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

They are 12.5 years old and still work and look...

They are 12.5 years old and still work and look great. Nickel plated steel is real.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

Company ordering in lunch for us today. My money...

Company ordering in lunch for us today. My money is on Mission BBQ.
Forum: Touring
11-23-22, 07:35 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,357
Posted By indyfabz

Sock fetish much? :D I never take more than two...

Sock fetish much? :D I never take more than two pair for riding and one thick, warm pair for around camp if it might be chilly and/or rain. (I can ride in them.) They are last things on my list to...
11-23-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

When you need something functional and nice...

When you need something functional and nice looking.


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11-23-22, 04:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

“Funny. I was thinking the same thing.”—Jules...

“Funny. I was thinking the same thing.”—Jules Winfield
11-22-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

You grouchy scolder! How dare you have an opinion...

You grouchy scolder! How dare you have an opinion that doesn’t square with the happy praiser! :roflmao2:How many posts do you have? I’ll bet it’s a lot [inserrt random comma here before some snark].
11-22-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By indyfabz

Yeah. True story: Years ago a guy I know who had...

Yeah. True story: Years ago a guy I know who had his Colnago C-40 stolen. Nearly 2 years later, a guy brought it into a LBS trying to sell it for some very low price. The LBS was owned by...Wait...
11-22-22, 01:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

Actually, I was being serious with "Seriously." ...

Actually, I was being serious with "Seriously." You might not think it's an alternative, but you know what they say about opinions, don't you?
11-22-22, 01:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,338
Posted By indyfabz

I have only bought two cars in the nearly 58...

I have only bought two cars in the nearly 58 years I have been on this planet. The second one I bought in 2016. Got my Subaru for 2% below dealer invoice thanks to a discount offered by Subaru to...
11-22-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

Seriously. And see post #17 for other...

Seriously.

And see post #17 for other alternatives.
11-22-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

During a tour last year I camped at a state park...

During a tour last year I camped at a state park in Copake, NY. The place is along the Harlem Valley Trail. A guy I know rode it with his wife the day before and saw this bugger. How lucky. Haven’t...
11-22-22, 12:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

It happens. Young rattler on the Lehigh...

It happens.

Young rattler on the Lehigh Gorge Trail north of Jim Thorpe, PA. They come out to sun themselves during certain times of year.



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11-22-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

That fourth photo I posted is from a form...

That fourth photo I posted is from a form Northern Pacific rail line that takes one from Montana over Lookout Pass then down to Mullan, ID. The land is owned by the U.S. Forest Service. The road is...
11-22-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

That second road has its traffic dangers: ...

That second road has its traffic dangers:

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

Picked up the new Dragonfly from REI. Got it for...

Picked up the new Dragonfly from REI. Got it for 25% off. (Fuel bottle sold separately.) Sounds like a jet engine when used at full throttle, but the flame control is excellent. The current one...
11-22-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 851
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:at myself. I confused this thread with...

:roflmao2:at myself. I confused this thread with the Jack the Bike Rack thread and thought to myself "What is this dude talking about?" when I read your post.
11-22-22, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By indyfabz

"A tourist who camped by the lake only to have...

"A tourist who camped by the lake only to have his expensive mountain bike vanish."

Probaly North Beach Campground. I stayed there for two nights in 2018 and last year. Both times during bike...
11-22-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

1st and 3rd photos, yes. They are alternatives...

1st and 3rd photos, yes. They are alternatives to nearby highways that pass through towns.

The first bypasses U.S. 93 between Hamilton and Darby, MT in the Bitterroot Valley, which has seen a lot...
11-22-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 509
Posted By indyfabz

I am on EST. I leave work at 3 p.m. Home well...

I am on EST. I leave work at 3 p.m. Home well before dark. And now it's getting light when I leave the house around 6:45 a.m. :D
11-22-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 458
Posted By indyfabz

I get sedated for mine, so I cannot ride home. ...

I get sedated for mine, so I cannot ride home. But I was so confident that I had nothing left inside me that I took the bus to both of mine.

The first one I had the day before Thanksgiving. What...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

I got a 5, but I have gotten 42 of the 45 words...

I got a 5, but I have gotten 42 of the 45 words in Spelling Bee. Best showing for me ever.
11-22-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

No one wants to eat at a Charlie in the Box.

No one wants to eat at a Charlie in the Box.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

Looks like it has already been taken care of.

Looks like it has already been taken care of.
Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,239
Posted By indyfabz

I toured Andalucia for 7 weeks way back in 2000....

I toured Andalucia for 7 weeks way back in 2000. The road network was damn good back then. Even most of the N and A roads I took were great and had little traffic, except along the coast between...
11-21-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

“My stuff is better than Bruce Gordon’s.” :D

“My stuff is better than Bruce Gordon’s.” :D
11-21-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

As noted, I agree. An exception might be a bike...

As noted, I agree. An exception might be a bike that is left out for a while and eventually stripped for recycling money.

Sadly, back in 2010 I had my custom Robert Beckman racks stolen from my...
11-21-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 233
Posted By indyfabz

You would be spending more money, not saving...

You would be spending more money, not saving money, for “a few small rides.” :foo:
Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,292
Posted By indyfabz

Neat!

Neat!
11-21-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

I have had $460 worth of racks (current...

I have had $460 worth of racks (current replacement value) attached to my bike continuously (except when removed for boxing) for years. And I lock my bike outside in the big city. As long as your...
11-21-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,969
Posted By indyfabz

I remember going to see Disney's "The Shaggy...

I remember going to see Disney's "The Shaggy D.A." in 1976.
...
11-21-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,787
Posted By indyfabz

Wonder if he pulled that quote out of his jersey...

Wonder if he pulled that quote out of his jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2,552
Views: 32,925
Posted By indyfabz

I was pissed. The solution has been a go-to...

I was pissed. The solution has been a go-to starting word that I have tried several times. I was going to start with it this morning but decided on something different. Would have been my first 1....
Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 08:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 683
Posted By indyfabz

One thing I really liked about my June Vermont...

One thing I really liked about my June Vermont trip were the lean-tos at state parks. I didn't have to use the fly until my last night, when I camped at the municipal campground in Newport. And I...
11-21-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,334
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.bikeforums.net/southern-california/126...

https://www.bikeforums.net/southern-california/1263417-spitting-snotting-etiquette.html#post22716808
Forum: Touring
11-21-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 683
Posted By indyfabz

Depending on where I am, I might toss my paniers...

Depending on where I am, I might toss my paniers in my tent and put things like my stove out of sight under the fly if I leave my site for an extended period. (E,g,, not simply to shower.) That...
11-21-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 414
Posted By indyfabz

You need to get out more. Open to motor vehicles,...

You need to get out more. Open to motor vehicles, but no motor vehicles.

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