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Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

Reality is a crutch for people who canít handle...

Reality is a crutch for people who canít handle drugsÖ
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

Before I could read your actual post, I saw the...

Before I could read your actual post, I saw the user name, the photos, and thought to myself, ďwhy not? Itís been 2 weeks since he got a new bike!!Ē

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

Great 2-part section on the blues music scene...

Great 2-part section on the blues music scene from the Mississippi Delta.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

Iím pretty sure there was a period of time when...

Iím pretty sure there was a period of time when we read ďGo the F*** to Sleep.Ē Talk about a classic!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-23, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

An XKE with a Ford swap? Heresy!! It would...

An XKE with a Ford swap? Heresy!!

It would be more reliable and have less maintenance though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-23, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

Iíll have to let her know. I will say the vibe...

Iíll have to let her know. I will say the vibe at the ultra for the spectators is amazing. I met her at two aid stations and the finish and it was very chill throughout. Much different than my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-23, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 222,151
Posted By thin_concrete

Iím here to brag about my kick-ass wife. Sheís a...

Iím here to brag about my kick-ass wife. Sheís a marathoner and a perennial Boston qualifier, but has lately started getting into trails and ultras. Yesterday was the Midstate Massive Ultra and she...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 165,122
Posted By thin_concrete

Lol. Now I have to make time for Ghostbusters.

Lol. Now I have to make time for Ghostbusters.
09-18-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,710
Posted By thin_concrete

So, so very happy for Sepp. A class act all the...

So, so very happy for Sepp. A class act all the way and I couldn’t ask for a better person to put the US back on the top spot of a grand tour podium. GCKuss baby!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-23, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 165,122
Posted By thin_concrete

They take umbrage with the aforementioned...

They take umbrage with the aforementioned whuppings. And since they couldnít beat him on the field, they are happy he has a potentially career-ending injury (given his age and nature of an Achilles...
Forum: Northeast
08-20-23, 06:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,885
Posted By thin_concrete

Yikes! Fridayís storm was enough to force a bit...

Yikes! Fridayís storm was enough to force a bit of water into the basement but it wasnít too bad. I know a lot of places got hit hard and apparently the Trail got a good whacking.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-23, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 165,122
Posted By thin_concrete

I was almost flattened by an home oil delivery...

I was almost flattened by an home oil delivery truck the other day. That was quite unexpected as I went to recon my upcoming tri’s bike course.

Weekday in the middle of rural NH, I just passed the...
07-26-23, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 886
Posted By thin_concrete

That was really awesome - thanks for sharing. ...

That was really awesome - thanks for sharing. Itís amazing to watch the pros on these climbs, but the comparison versus the amateurs and enthusiasts is just comical (in a good way)!
07-24-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,621
Posted By thin_concrete

Iíve had Peacock for the last 2-3 years and...

Iíve had Peacock for the last 2-3 years and default to the world feed solely because of the commercials. I donít go out of my way to listen to Bobke and Ligget, but theyíre okay on the replays at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-23, 06:59 AM
Replies: 222
Views: 12,638
Posted By thin_concrete

Thanks for clarifying. I did misread it.

Thanks for clarifying. I did misread it.
07-02-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 661
Posted By thin_concrete

Definitely agree about the morons and thumbtacks....

Definitely agree about the morons and thumbtacks. Absolute BS.

With respect to UAE, they did add Majka and Yates, among others, so I think they size up better against Jumbo-Visma, and Tadej needs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-23, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Picked up the P-car this morning from the garage...

Picked up the P-car this morning from the garage it spends winters at (just couldnít connect with the garage owners the past 6 weeks). Itís always amazing to take the drive home.

The plan was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-23, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Lower it, slap on an exhaust, and then sell it a...

Lower it, slap on an exhaust, and then sell it a 17yo for $10K more than you paid for it. Take the extra money, get a new headliner for the Saturn, buy some new wheels for the bike, and take the fam...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Well apparently the Canadians heard banging...

Well apparently the Canadians heard banging sounds but arenít able to confirm what it is. Itís a bit of hope, but not much.

You couldnít pay me to get on a sub. I was in a cutaway section of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

It really has turned into a procession over the...

It really has turned into a procession over the last 15-20 years but there have been some exciting wins in that time too. I still love Ricciardoís win a few years back.

Nothing beats Sennaís win...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Yeah. I canít watch game 7 now that Iíve skipped...

Yeah. I canít watch game 7 now that Iíve skipped 4-6Ö. The entire Celtics fan base would converge on my house if they knew I jinxed a Finals appearance by watching G7.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-23, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

abshipp - sorry to hear about your wife. Best...

abshipp - sorry to hear about your wife. Best wishes for a quick and complete recovery.

Celtics are already getting smoked. Tomorrowís radio should be fun(ny).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

While not married at the time, I could not get my...

While not married at the time, I could not get my mind to settle down in the final days when I left Jax for Boston.

Good luck!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

I wear daily disposables, so a new pair every...

I wear daily disposables, so a new pair every day, but it seems to happen when I switched brands, especially going from a heavier weight lens to something lighter and vice versa. That said, Iíve been...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-23, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Heís pretty active for a dead guy. ...

Heís pretty active for a dead guy.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franco_Harris

Snarkiness aside, he was a hell of a player and active in his community.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-23, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Thatís actually really cool (well, not the...

Thatís actually really cool (well, not the getting sick part). I just started a prednisone burst over the weekend and got into the pool at lunch. 0:35s off my best 750 and pace/100 up a bunch. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-23, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

Isnít that the weather in Texas for the next 8...

Isnít that the weather in Texas for the next 8 months?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-23, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

HALLELUJAH!! Tomorrow is admin and getting...

HALLELUJAH!!

Tomorrow is admin and getting caught up on billing. But first a swim. Time permitting, a ride too!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-23, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 150,529
Posted By thin_concrete

I just realized mine expired in March. Good...

I just realized mine expired in March. Good thing Iím not going anywhere for a while.



Have you seen the newer beaver toothed BMWs? Iíve had several Bimmers over the years, but I may have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-23, 08:25 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Sidis have been ordered. Wire 2 Carbon Air. ...

Sidis have been ordered. Wire 2 Carbon Air.

It came down to those and the Lake 302s, but am trusting a bunch of people Iíve never met on the internet that the Sidis are better for my foot. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-23, 10:36 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

I actually bought my TT bike from there when I...

I actually bought my TT bike from there when I was living in Hamilton. Love their fittings.

However, from where I live now, itís a solid 1:15-1:30.
03-23-23, 07:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By thin_concrete

My Garmin 745LTE and my Epix Gen2 both support...

My Garmin 745LTE and my Epix Gen2 both support golf and cycling. The Epix2 has more features and a better screen, but they both worked the golf side well.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-23, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Iíd be lying if I said I didnít like that mindset...

Iíd be lying if I said I didnít like that mindset and action up to a point in my career. Spotlight, pressure, delivery, etc. was what I thrived on. Then my dad died suddenly and then the divorce...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-23, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

My wife and I dropped the spawn off at my in-laws...

My wife and I dropped the spawn off at my in-laws last summer when we had our basement flood. We did a metric ton of cleanup and repair Thursday and Friday and got most of the floor leveler down on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Grilled corn on the cobÖwhereís the Homer Simpson...

Grilled corn on the cobÖwhereís the Homer Simpson drooling emoji??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-23, 04:56 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Itís amazing what happens when you go from x86 to...

Itís amazing what happens when you go from x86 to anything made in the last 20 years.

:geek:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-23, 07:20 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Apparently they are one in the same: ...

Apparently they are one in the same:

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https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Catbird_seat
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

The worst is going out for a summer ride in the...

The worst is going out for a summer ride in the morning and then the heavens open up. Then the rain stops and because itís a summer, youíre riding in a sauna for some period of time.

Iíll take...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

No, thankfully, but it took me a while to walk...

No, thankfully, but it took me a while to walk normally and an equal amount of time before I could run.

And while the pelvis and the ribs sound bad, nothing was worse than the concussion that hung...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-23, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

About 25-30mi northwest (Acton/Concord/Maynard...

About 25-30mi northwest (Acton/Concord/Maynard area). We never got the rain changeover here. A handful of flakes still flying now. Meteorologists were saying it should clear out entirely by about...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-23, 10:34 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

3 years ago now I was hating my job and put out...

3 years ago now I was hating my job and put out my own shingle.

Athletically I had not come back to cycling. I was golfing, skiing, running and doing weights a lot. During the pandemic, I got...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-23, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

I bought a Zwift Hub around Thanksgiving last...

I bought a Zwift Hub around Thanksgiving last year and really like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-23, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Have you made a road bike in the last 100 years? ...

Have you made a road bike in the last 100 years? On the list!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-23, 08:56 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Especially cocaine bears.

Especially cocaine bears.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-23, 08:30 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Gotcha - I misread your original post.

Gotcha - I misread your original post.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-23, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Only when leaving Lovecraft Country (canít...

Only when leaving Lovecraft Country (canít believe they didnít renew that series).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-23, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Well, we got 5-6Ē of white, mostly fluffy snow. ...

Well, we got 5-6Ē of white, mostly fluffy snow. Enough to pull the snowblower out. Then we got freezing rain so itís slick outside. I need to get to the pool, but itís warm and toasty in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-23, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

I just realized the last concert I went to was...

I just realized the last concert I went to was the Borromeo Quartet just before the pandemic. A friend plays violin for them and teaches at NEC. The last rock show I went to must have been 20 years...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-23, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

Might have to stop racing then. Accidents...

Might have to stop racing then. Accidents happen. A fork can be replaced easily, broken bones take time to heal.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-23, 04:27 PM
Replies: 10,707
Views: 232,367
Posted By thin_concrete

My day at Lime Rock: ...

My day at Lime Rock:

https://i.postimg.cc/SQ1Q17Dv/22-C7-EAED-FE17-46-AB-9-CD4-07-BEE2-AD0-D24.jpg (https://postimg.cc/XXF0pFMf)
...
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