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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,421
Posted By Reflector Guy

Look out guys! There's a new sheriff in town and...

Look out guys! There's a new sheriff in town and he'll bring the fisticuffs if you say anything unbecoming about him or his bike! Best not to be riding down any dark alleys.
07-21-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 837
Posted By Reflector Guy

I gave him points for making it challenging. If...

I gave him points for making it challenging. If he said he'd been passed by a recumbent, then it would have been obvious he was just trolling us.
07-16-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,463
Posted By Reflector Guy

I'm surprised too and I even wondered if maybe...

I'm surprised too and I even wondered if maybe the insurance lady mixed up whichever digit in the VIN that differentiates a WRX from a regular Impreza. No complaints here though.... I think my...
07-16-21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,463
Posted By Reflector Guy

I may have gotten lucky, or maybe being a single...

I may have gotten lucky, or maybe being a single guy owing four cars made a difference, but my new WRX was quite reasonable on insurance. But yeah, I've heard of people paying more for insurance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,624
Posted By Reflector Guy

I waved and/or rang my bell at most of them. I...

I waved and/or rang my bell at most of them. I stopped just short of asking what chain lube they use.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,094
Posted By Reflector Guy

It's not a gravel race, so no, no beards.

It's not a gravel race, so no, no beards.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,624
Posted By Reflector Guy

So yesterday after work, I decided to put Larry's...

So yesterday after work, I decided to put Larry's technique into practice (I left my shirt on though). I "raced" some little kids on mountain bikes, a couple girls riding along while using their...
07-07-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,004
Posted By Reflector Guy

I was just thinking the same thing. Open up the...

I was just thinking the same thing. Open up the ENVE website and order a fork, handlebars, seatpost, stem, and whatever other carbon pieces they make for that bike. It'll be a lightweight just like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,624
Posted By Reflector Guy

LOL Co-worker of mine had a Turbo Forester for...

LOL Co-worker of mine had a Turbo Forester for awhile.... He didn't vape, but he chewed. He had a cup to spit in in the cupholder, but sometimes he'd miss and it was all over the center console! ...
07-06-21, 06:14 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,241
Posted By Reflector Guy

OP hasn't posted in six hours. How long should...

OP hasn't posted in six hours. How long should we wait before organizing a search party?
07-02-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,140
Posted By Reflector Guy

That's because the bent rider usually has his...

That's because the bent rider usually has his music turned up to eleven and can't hear my bell.
07-02-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 643
Posted By Reflector Guy

Isn't that exactly what you were complaining...

Isn't that exactly what you were complaining about in your earlier thread?
07-01-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,648
Posted By Reflector Guy

I remember when I was younger, I'd come home from...

I remember when I was younger, I'd come home from a long ride all sweaty and my mom would blame me for drinking too much water!

So following that logic, if you let yourself get dehydrated...
Forum: Foo
06-29-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,722
Posted By Reflector Guy

It's appropriate that you listed train engineer...

It's appropriate that you listed train engineer in your poll.... We have a saying on the Model Railroading forum: How can you tell which forum members work for a real railroad? It's easy - They...
06-29-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,650
Posted By Reflector Guy

Oh, I agree, definitely. My post was completely...

Oh, I agree, definitely. My post was completely in jest but it fits right in with some of the other crazy ones early on in the thread.
06-29-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,499
Posted By Reflector Guy

People live in sheds now.

People live in sheds now.
06-29-21, 08:56 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,650
Posted By Reflector Guy

I heard those newfangled "metric" wrenches and...

I heard those newfangled "metric" wrenches and hex sockets are pretty complicated. After all, they build airplanes and rockets with them!
06-28-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,140
Posted By Reflector Guy

Watch out for that lady holding the sign!

Watch out for that lady holding the sign!
06-28-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,140
Posted By Reflector Guy

You probably forgot to wave at them.

You probably forgot to wave at them.
06-28-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 809
Posted By Reflector Guy

Oh, snap! You win.

Oh, snap! You win.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,097
Posted By Reflector Guy

I recommend a football jersey. Heck, maybe even...

I recommend a football jersey. Heck, maybe even a football helmet too. Would not look out of place with the beard.
06-22-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 542
Posted By Reflector Guy

I wonder if he meant that tongue-in-cheek.

I wonder if he meant that tongue-in-cheek.
06-22-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,109
Posted By Reflector Guy

Every time I see his Pogo quotation signature, I...

Every time I see his Pogo quotation signature, I remind myself to find one of my own... I think it would be hilarious if lots of us did it.
06-18-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,061
Posted By Reflector Guy

I use one of those too... The brand name is...

I use one of those too... The brand name is "Charge" and it was about $6.99 at Dick's Sporting Goods. It is really loud and the familiar sound it makes is recognized by everyone as a bike bell.
...
06-17-21, 06:16 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,242
Posted By Reflector Guy

Lawyers, doctors, bike mechanics..... One of...

Lawyers, doctors, bike mechanics..... One of these is not like the others.
06-15-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,242
Posted By Reflector Guy

Whereabouts are we referring to here?

Whereabouts are we referring to here?
06-14-21, 12:51 PM
06-14-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,010
Posted By Reflector Guy

He also got rained upon inside his moving car;...

He also got rained upon inside his moving car; which was nice because it didn't spoil anyone else's day.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,718
Posted By Reflector Guy

They should probably sell bikes without wheels,...

They should probably sell bikes without wheels, too, for the same reason. Not everyone is content to stick with the same wheels that came on the bike.

As a bonus, the box will be quite a bit...
06-01-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,218
Posted By Reflector Guy

An even better question would be: How did he even...

An even better question would be: How did he even know he'd reached the end? Surely he could coax out a few more paragraphs.
05-26-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,218
Posted By Reflector Guy

What about the genre of kid's bikes that came...

What about the genre of kid's bikes that came afterward - the BMX bike?
05-17-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Reflector Guy

And someday these troll threads will all become...

And someday these troll threads will all become the top item when someone searches on the Google for those topics.... :crash:
05-17-21, 06:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,517
Posted By Reflector Guy

Ask the customers what they like in their latte.

Ask the customers what they like in their latte.
05-14-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 807
Posted By Reflector Guy

I'd be leery of the front brake cables binding on...

I'd be leery of the front brake cables binding on sharp turns, and/or the cables being too tight within their housings. With the fork being turned backwards and all.
05-14-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,008
Posted By Reflector Guy

Indeed! Makes me wonder if new cars don't come...

Indeed! Makes me wonder if new cars don't come with headlights on them any more!
05-13-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,008
Posted By Reflector Guy

I recommend as many reflectors as will fit on...

I recommend as many reflectors as will fit on your bike.
05-12-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,193
Posted By Reflector Guy

How true it is! In another thread, I...

How true it is!

In another thread, I mentioned wanting (as a kid) one of those fancy new-fangled add-on water-bottle cages that were starting to appear on bikes. I asked for one for my...
05-12-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,193
Posted By Reflector Guy

Same here; we lived on a little gravel road that...

Same here; we lived on a little gravel road that had just three houses on it. I remember learning very quickly how to balance on the bike because falling on the gravel hurt badly and made for nasty,...
05-12-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By Reflector Guy

:popcorn

:popcorn
05-07-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,457
Posted By Reflector Guy

The opposite side to that story would be if we...

The opposite side to that story would be if we had a "Reinsdorf Stadium" here in Chicago.... Even the most die-hard of lifelong fans would absolutely hate the name! :troll:
05-07-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,457
Posted By Reflector Guy

I'm probably alone in the world for thinking this...

I'm probably alone in the world for thinking this way, but I get annoyed when the display on the car radio calls him "John Mellencamp" when it plays one of his older songs like "Hurts So Good", when...
05-07-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,457
Posted By Reflector Guy

Surely the guy misplaced a decimal; that should...

Surely the guy misplaced a decimal; that should probably say $10,000. Bikes below $5000 I just throw into the ditch to give the vines something to grow upon. Doesn't everyone?
05-06-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,457
Posted By Reflector Guy

Kauffman Stadium? That's what all the young...

Kauffman Stadium? That's what all the young whippersnappers call Royals Stadium!

Now, where did I leave my John Cougar cassettes....
05-05-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,334
Posted By Reflector Guy

LOL I grew up in a family where things like...

LOL I grew up in a family where things like bottle mounts were viewed as unnecessary expenditures. I was 12 or 13 or so and a friend got a new bike with bottle mounts.... Actually, they might've...
05-05-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Reflector Guy

I am so overcome by the awesomeness of Celeste...

I am so overcome by the awesomeness of Celeste that to my eyes even the lettering on the sign looks to be that color!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,579
Posted By Reflector Guy

Long socks or short; as long as my left and right...

Long socks or short; as long as my left and right sock match each other, I consider that to be a victory.
05-04-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 696
Posted By Reflector Guy

Stop it now! You guys are going to make me feel...

Stop it now! You guys are going to make me feel inadequate with my regular aluminum Bianchi (even though it is by far the best bike I've ever owned). :giver:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 682
Posted By Reflector Guy

The red bike is most certainly faster. I think I...

The red bike is most certainly faster. I think I heard that somewhere.
05-03-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 8,919
Posted By Reflector Guy

Eventually the bike becomes so heavy the workout...

Eventually the bike becomes so heavy the workout is not enjoyable and we'll quit sooner rather than later.
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