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Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 02:43 PM
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Posted By big john

Fun ride, beautiful up there once we left the...

Fun ride, beautiful up there once we left the coast. More bicycles than cars, for sure. Minutes between cars. Thanks to datlas for adjusting his climbing speed down a notch or two.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

IME, the SPD mountain bike pedals shed mud pretty...

IME, the SPD mountain bike pedals shed mud pretty easily. Even when there is mud on them I can still clip in. I bash them around a bit then after clipping in I move the heel back and forth to be sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 06:50 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

A tiny taste of O'Grady: The Road Out of Fat...

A tiny taste of O'Grady: The Road Out of Fat City. Fast forward to 2007. A long winter, a wet spring and a dark obsession with preparing and devouring insane quantities of Mexican food left me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 05:48 PM
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Posted By big john

http://maddog.hostcentric.com/fatguyruns.jpg ...

http://maddog.hostcentric.com/fatguyruns.jpg
Patrick O'Grady, cartoonist, humorist, satirist, political pundit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Down yonder in the holler.

Down yonder in the holler.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 02:53 PM
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Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

He's down there. ...

He's down there.
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Beyond those buildings screen right....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 01:48 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Some days it seems like there is danger...

Some days it seems like there is danger everywhere. When you realize it's one of those days you have to be hyper vigilant or just get off the road. I've read stories from bike messengers who say they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 01:41 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

The Tuna (Parcells) is still kicking.

The Tuna (Parcells) is still kicking.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Yeah, the album with Jaco on bass. I saw the...

Yeah, the album with Jaco on bass.

I saw the Pat Metheny Group twice. Once at the Universal Amphitheatre and once at the Greek. Both great shows. At the Greek he brought out a group of singers who...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-23, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I discovered Pat Metheny in 1978. Pat Metheny...

I discovered Pat Metheny in 1978.
Pat Metheny - Lone Jack - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 06:39 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Wasn't trying to.

Wasn't trying to.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 06:29 PM
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Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

She's feisty.

She's feisty.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 05:39 PM
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Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Well, he is 87.

Well, he is 87.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Yeah, I read it was pretty bad. He's my age.

Yeah, I read it was pretty bad. He's my age.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

OMG that seatpost!

OMG that seatpost!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Certified slow learner here. J.K. Simmons was a...

Certified slow learner here. J.K. Simmons was a customer at the dealer where I worked. I spoke to him about his Corvette. Nice guy, seemed reasonable and treated me like a human being. All I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Today I climbed the road to the top of the hill...

Today I climbed the road to the top of the hill behind the house for the first time in months. It's mostly paved and has lots of 10% and no cars. I then descend a dirt road for 7 miles. A few years...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

He's really something and Warren Haynes is no...

He's really something and Warren Haynes is no slouch himself.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I always pick wrong. I got married for the first...

I always pick wrong. I got married for the first time when I was 40. I thought it would be the end of looking around trying to figure it out. Thought I was done and finally had something I could...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

RMOT Mediterranean Sundance - Al Di Meola -...

RMOT
Mediterranean Sundance - Al Di Meola - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

RMOT. Dickie Betts and Warren Haynes. Allman...

RMOT. Dickie Betts and Warren Haynes.
Allman Brothers Blues Band - Melissa - Acoustic - Live Music - Gregg & Dickie Betts - Video - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-23, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Do you know the difference in top tube length?...

Do you know the difference in top tube length? What is the TT on your bike? IME Cannondales tend to be longer than some other frames.
I looked at the geo chart on their page and they don't list a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 09:38 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

7 of us produced 8 grandkids.

7 of us produced 8 grandkids.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I'm #5 of 7. I never wanted kids nor did 2 of my...

I'm #5 of 7. I never wanted kids nor did 2 of my sisters. 1 of my brothers only agreed to have them after his wife threatened to leave. The 4 that did have children had 2 each.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

How long have you lived at that house?

How long have you lived at that house?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Water heater done. Some yard work done. No ride....

Water heater done. Some yard work done. No ride. Time for a hot shower.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Well he did smoke cigarettes for years. Lung...

Well he did smoke cigarettes for years. Lung removed and later M.I. Richard Pryor said John Wayne was the only man to ever kick death's ass twice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I am loathe to even open the hoods on our cars...

I am loathe to even open the hoods on our cars after laboring over tens of thousands of customer cars. Mrs. John's car needs a thermostat for running too cold and when it sets a code, the air...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

And cars.

And cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I've never done that. The one at the last house...

I've never done that. The one at the last house was old when we moved in and I was there 16 years. Plenty of other plumbing failures there, though.

The one here won't light, seems the gas valve is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 06:53 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I rent so the landlord is paying. I hope he...

I rent so the landlord is paying. I hope he doesn't raise the rent. He wants me to stay home to help the handyman if needed, so I will have to skip the Tuesday ride.
It's windy a/f anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-23, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Safe travels.

Safe travels.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

And the water heater quit sometime this morning...

And the water heater quit sometime this morning so I had a cool-ish shower. frack
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 09:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

I went to Lassen Volcanic Park around 1987 and a...

I went to Lassen Volcanic Park around 1987 and a dumbass got off the boardwalk and received severe burns on his legs when he broke through crust.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Had to Google that one.

Had to Google that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Bro code.

Bro code.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

The headaches are kind of centered I guess? It...

The headaches are kind of centered I guess? It would make me depressed when I would get so sick at work from some other person's addiction. People in sales would come into the shop to smoke because...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Never heard of visual migraines. I smoked...

Never heard of visual migraines. I smoked cigarettes for 20 years and quit when I was 33. In my early 40s I started getting headaches when exposed to tobacco smoke at the job. It was severe and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

No more migraines? Always felt bad for people...

No more migraines? Always felt bad for people who were going through that. Friend used to take opioids and stay in a dark room all day. Could have been a chicken-egg thing but she did a lot better...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 01:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

When I had Shingles in my eye, THC pills were...

When I had Shingles in my eye, THC pills were quite a relief. Didn't kill the pain but made it so I didn't concentrate on the pain, if that makes any sense. Made it so I could function around the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

TAHN-gay is the man's name. A Japanese name....

TAHN-gay is the man's name. A Japanese name. Prestige is an English word, afaik.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

The average for regular in Southern California is...

The average for regular in Southern California is around $6.20, I think. We keep hearing the state is going to investigate but nothing happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Way below normal here but it's going back into...

Way below normal here but it's going back into the 90s in a few days.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 06:47 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Filled up my car on the way home today and it was...

Filled up my car on the way home today and it was $100 for less than 17 gallons. Price gouging.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 04:59 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

6 of us showed for the ride and we lost one guy...

6 of us showed for the ride and we lost one guy on the first climb. He advised he might bail so nbd. Like a dumbass, I led up to the steep part and they waited at the top since we were turning...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Time to ride. It's foggy and misty, the ground is...

Time to ride. It's foggy and misty, the ground is a little wet. Very weird for Oct. 1st. Supposed to be 92 by Thursday.
Taking a chance and going to club #2 ride start. No route has been scheduled...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-23, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

We liked the bottle caps. ...

We liked the bottle caps.
https://img1.etsystatic.com/000/0/5442787/il_570xN.238137169.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-23, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

Friend had a Fiat 128. We were at a party and...

Friend had a Fiat 128. We were at a party and went to get more beer in that car. Got a case of Lucky Lager in the short bottles and I had them in my lap (they were in loose carriers) and he tried to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-23, 07:03 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

She had the shot Monday, still sick yesterday....

She had the shot Monday, still sick yesterday. Not sure today, lots of sleeping.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-23, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 160,971
Posted By big john

No ride today. Rained a little early and again...

No ride today. Rained a little early and again around 11:00. Wasn't feeling good or I might have gone out on the mtb. Mrs John got a Shingrex shot Wednesday and had a pretty bad reaction and has...
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