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07-31-21, 06:57 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

There is a small private shop down just down the...

There is a small private shop down just down the road from where I worked that I swear is kept busy just from word-of-mouth referrals because they did something for free.

Do a small job for free...
07-29-21, 07:24 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

CDB and John, this has been helpful for me as...

CDB and John, this has been helpful for me as someone who does not come from a car background to understand things a bit better, particularly in retrospect.

At this point, my wife and I take our...
07-27-21, 11:30 AM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned...

I know. I dismissed them when hermes mentioned them because CA. Theyre close enough for me to go there.

I think it's time to start riding again for a bit and schedule things when I have some more...
07-21-21, 08:29 AM
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Posted By carpediemracing

So I went to the track for the first time since...

So I went to the track for the first time since 2009, the last race I did before the race where I crashed and fractured my pelvis. Okay, got taken out, but whatever.

Anyway, couple riders were...
07-18-21, 08:23 AM
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Posted By TMonk

Local phenom Antonio Rossi just won the Junior...

Local phenom Antonio Rossi just won the Junior 17-18 national IP! This makes me feel all sorts of things, but mostly elated, and proud. He also got second in the points and third overall in the...
07-07-21, 09:15 AM
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Posted By himespau

So I was wearing this t shirt (well, sort of,...

So I was wearing this t shirt (well, sort of, mine's a different color) to physical therapy today, and the receptionist told me that she might have to steal my shirt. I was about ready to come back...
07-02-21, 05:01 PM
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Posted By caloso

The big boss replied all to an office-wide email...

The big boss replied all to an office-wide email this morning. I think everyone just pretended they didn't see it.
06-24-21, 08:06 AM
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Posted By big john

One year today since we lost Pcad. Never met him...

One year today since we lost Pcad. Never met him but chatted enough on FB so that I felt like I knew a bit about who he was. He was in the car biz at one time so we talked about that. And politics,...
06-18-21, 07:16 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

When we moved from one house to the next I needed...

When we moved from one house to the next I needed to replace smoke detectors in order to get a CO. I do so, but developed a chirp. Since the system is all hooked together (or so it seemed) I couldn't...
06-17-21, 01:53 PM
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Posted By Psimet2001

I'm having a "I want to punch the world in the...

I'm having a "I want to punch the world in the face" kind of day. Anymore I try and reverse that energy so I share with all of you: Best wishes to you all on having a wonderful day. may it be amazing...
06-16-21, 11:47 AM
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Posted By Psimet2001

In other news our velodrome is opening back up...

In other news our velodrome is opening back up for mass stat races again. This is huge for us. It has been open for a few weeks for timed events only with strict protocols. Protocols will still exist...
06-16-21, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Psimet2001

I'd do horribly. I can't race while sucking in my...

I'd do horribly. I can't race while sucking in my gut.
06-11-21, 02:07 PM
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Posted By Psimet2001

Along those lines whenever anyone above me would...

Along those lines whenever anyone above me would mention anything about my time I would find a way to casually mention that in some places when schedules with specific timing are mandated you can...
06-11-21, 10:44 AM
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Posted By Psimet2001

I wouldn't have been able to hold back most...

I wouldn't have been able to hold back most likely. I would have responded with a "no way! you're still here? you want some of this pizza I had delivered? I'll swing it by your desk." Then followed...
06-03-21, 03:54 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

Are you suggesting my neighbor should have worn...

Are you suggesting my neighbor should have worn one while cutting the hedge?

Good thought...I agree.
05-29-21, 07:58 AM
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Posted By topflightpro

I get the perspective of not wanting to be...

I get the perspective of not wanting to be opportunistic. And sure, maybe youíve only invested $3k in to it, but given current prices and parts, itís going to cost you $8-$10k to replace it.

And...
05-28-21, 10:04 PM
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Posted By Doge

Yes. I had 3 altercations with cars in the days...

Yes.
I had 3 altercations with cars in the days when I commuted. Just go direct to the insurance company.

Also good to be medically checked out. Insurance has some stupid formula for pain and...
05-28-21, 04:04 PM
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Posted By wktmeow

insurance companies are not suffering. They take...

insurance companies are not suffering. They take plenty of money from you and me and everyone else. I wouldn't feel too bad about getting more than its worth from them.
05-28-21, 06:59 AM
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Posted By wktmeow

Go through insurance. Get a new bike and get...

Go through insurance. Get a new bike and get your back checked out.
05-28-21, 05:04 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

This is a primer in what not to do, and why...

This is a primer in what not to do, and why cyclists remain second class citizens.
05-27-21, 08:06 PM
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Posted By TMonk

Screw that cop and screw that guy that hit you....

Screw that cop and screw that guy that hit you. And by the guy - I mean his insurance. He does have auto insurance right? If so, its not sweat off his back, milk it. Take your bike to the shop and...
05-27-21, 11:35 AM
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Posted By Enthalpic

Surgery is done. Getting a nerve block...

Surgery is done.

Getting a nerve block instead of GA was nice. Walked out feeling fine right after.
05-25-21, 12:22 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

My rim brake wheels are narrow.... Hospital...

My rim brake wheels are narrow....

Hospital called, Thursday morning O.R. booking. The saga of the million dollar finger continues. #GoldMember
05-22-21, 09:24 PM
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Posted By caloso

Finished midpack and upright, really all I could...

Finished midpack and upright, really all I could hope for.
05-22-21, 02:52 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

Camping on lake Champlain twenty minutes from...

Camping on lake Champlain twenty minutes from home
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05-22-21, 12:25 AM
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Posted By caloso

First road race in forever tomorrow. On the way...

First road race in forever tomorrow. On the way home from work, I broke my FD cable. And it’s stuck inside the shifter. Looks like I’ll be taking the old bike off the trainer.

And my race license...
05-21-21, 05:27 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

but it's socialized medicine. Don't they get...

but it's socialized medicine. Don't they get those degrees from the back of rolling stone? :p

Great news on the ROM. Hope the surgery goes well. Keep us posted.
05-21-21, 04:10 PM
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Posted By himespau

Just heard back from the first bike shop I got a...

Just heard back from the first bike shop I got a repair estimate from for my bike after getting hit this week. I'd hoped it was just a crumpled rim so the wheel would need rebuilding. Not so much. ...
05-03-21, 11:09 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

Shameless self promotion: I made a video...

Shameless self promotion: I made a video comparing my two helmets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_CDQIyGf7M
05-03-21, 09:03 AM
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Posted By big john

I did a "birthday ride" last Saturday. I wanted...

I did a "birthday ride" last Saturday. I wanted to try an old route of about 80 miles with 7700 feet of climbing. I hadn't done anything like that in a while. I also wanted to do it solo so I...
04-28-21, 04:35 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

Thanks guys. Tough stuff. She was loved, and went...

Thanks guys. Tough stuff. She was loved, and went peacefully. ...
04-28-21, 10:18 AM
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Posted By waterrockets

Thing Three is addicted to Rocket League. It's a...

Thing Three is addicted to Rocket League. It's a cool game. I haven't put in the time to learn it.

BTW: I recently moved to a new job, back into the games industry, working on NBA 2K as a director...
04-23-21, 05:42 PM
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Posted By Enthalpic

I didn't get to see post op x-rays but the...

I didn't get to see post op x-rays but the physician said it went well in the file notes.

It was ORIF thank goodness, no pins sticking out of your skin.
04-22-21, 06:26 PM
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Posted By gsteinb

damn. good luck. That was the situation...

damn. good luck.

That was the situation with my elbow. It turned out workable.
04-20-21, 10:25 PM
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Posted By caloso

My son had his first track meet of the season...

My son had his first track meet of the season today. A good afternoon: two firsts (400 and 4x100 relay) and two seconds (300 hurdles and 4x400 relay). But what I’m proudest of is how he supports his...
04-20-21, 10:01 AM
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Posted By Psimet2001

I have repaired a "roof rack crash" bike on more...

I have repaired a "roof rack crash" bike on more than one occasion. It is never an easy or inexpensive experience. I have seen grown adults cry over it.

Here's my "latest". If you're my friend on...
04-19-21, 08:59 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going...

Moment of truth tomorrow... Our mechanic's going to go through the car to see if I did aight or if I dun farked up.

And I'm taking the last of my 'general' step/board exams on weds/thurs this...
04-13-21, 10:53 PM
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Posted By ridethecliche

I did a thing... ...

I did a thing...
...
04-08-21, 10:58 AM
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Posted By Psimet2001

Little to no one keeps inventory of anything...

Little to no one keeps inventory of anything anymore really. tbh - if your shop is large enough to warrant having money in obsolete inventory sitting around then it's too large and busy to pull...
04-08-21, 07:58 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

So I started talking 'the other' drug -...

So I started talking 'the other' drug - Tamsulosin. Some dry mouth, but in the first few days no insane side effects. In particular it did not jack my HR up the way the flomax did. I didn't give that...
04-07-21, 11:45 AM
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Posted By hubcyclist

my little youtube channel is up to 7 subscribers,...

my little youtube channel is up to 7 subscribers, personally I can't believe each of my videos has over 100 views (and likes). I'll have to diversify my content to more general cycling and not just...
04-02-21, 07:36 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

We opened an eBay store before we moved to the...

We opened an eBay store before we moved to the adirondacks. Basically we went from two houses to one, and had a lot of stuff we could sell. Basically we do about $1500 a month in sales on things we'd...
03-30-21, 02:06 PM
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Posted By hubcyclist

I've got 2 subscribers to my youtube channel, I'm...

I've got 2 subscribers to my youtube channel, I'm ready to start #influencing
03-30-21, 01:30 PM
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Posted By TheKillerPenguin

Scheduled for a vaccine tomorrow!

Scheduled for a vaccine tomorrow!
03-30-21, 12:50 PM
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Posted By caloso

I got an appointment for the J&J shot on Friday. ...

I got an appointment for the J&J shot on Friday. Woohoo!
03-30-21, 04:51 AM
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Posted By gsteinb

Second shot yesterday. I don't feel terrible, but...

Second shot yesterday. I don't feel terrible, but I don't feel great. Sore arm. Neck hurts. Headache. A bit foggy.
03-15-21, 01:52 PM
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Posted By furiousferret

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I...

My wife asked me why I always get cold, and I told her I have a lot less fat. While that explanation was exiting my mouth, part of mind was saying 'this is a big mistake' but my mouth kept going....
03-11-21, 11:54 AM
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Posted By waterrockets

Just cleaned out my office. Starting new job in 1...

Just cleaned out my office. Starting new job in 1 wk. Moving from Defense software back to games.

Thing 3 (NICA Racer) outgrew his Med Rockhopper, which was a temporary "is he gonna become a bike...
03-11-21, 07:28 AM
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Posted By himespau

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990...

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990 Concorde Aquila with the PDM decals and 10 speed Campy ergos will always be the epitome of style. Especially with that triple on the front. :D
03-08-21, 01:28 PM
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Posted By burnthesheep

Got the Vid vax today. Woot woot. One and done...

Got the Vid vax today. Woot woot. One and done style.

I have a delivery Wednesday. I cannot contain my excitement. Too bad rest of it doesn't come till Friday and Monday. Drats. Kind of need...
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