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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Did you stick a key to your neck?

Did you stick a key to your neck?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

neutral

neutral
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

And while they're still in the neutral zone they...

And while they're still in the neutral zone they switch to air rifle.

If the race is live it will finish at 1 or 2 a.m. our time.
07-23-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 980
Posted By big john

I worked full time for over 49 years, much of it...

I worked full time for over 49 years, much of it physical and outside. The last few years they threw some kids at me, tried to make me obsolete. It was funny except for them giving more money and...
07-23-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 980
Posted By big john

Same here, and when mountain biking, mileage...

Same here, and when mountain biking, mileage means very little. Time and intensity are the metrics that matter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

$700 isn't so much when you consider the price of...

$700 isn't so much when you consider the price of new cars. I know, there comes a time when it seems like bad money after good, but if you got 3 more years after $700, that's pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Sounds great!

Sounds great!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Is it going to be hot?

Is it going to be hot?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Just drive it to California instead of flying,...

Just drive it to California instead of flying, that'll get you to your goal early.

My Trailblazer is close to 200K and still runs pretty good. All I ask of a car is that I not have to work on it....
07-23-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 259,039
Posted By big john

Almost a billion views here. Metallica: Nothing...

Almost a billion views here.
Metallica: Nothing Else Matters (Official Music Video) - YouTube
07-23-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,135
Views: 259,039
Posted By big john

Heard this recently for the first time in years. ...

Heard this recently for the first time in years.
The Venice Dreamer Part Two - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Kung Fu ran 1972-75. Fun Fact: Phil Ahn, who...

Kung Fu ran 1972-75. Fun Fact: Phil Ahn, who played Master Kan on the show, had a Cantonese restaurant near here back then. We used to go there and I thought it was the best Chinese food I'd ever had.
07-22-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 453
Posted By big john

According to a statement from San Ramon police...

According to a statement from San Ramon police Lt. Tami Williams, officers responded to the area of Dougherty and North Monarch roads around 2:50 p.m. Saturday. The unidentified driver swerved into...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I was living in an apartment with my girlfriend...

I was living in an apartment with my girlfriend and 2 other roommates in 1972 when it came out. It was a small building, like 8 units, and a guy in another unit told us about the show and we would go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I liked it, except the end part. Remember when...

I liked it, except the end part.
Remember when Jose Feliciano was on "Kung Fu"?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

"The killer awoke before dawn, he put his boots...

"The killer awoke before dawn, he put his boots on.
He took a face from the ancient gallery and he walked on down the hall."
07-22-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,318
Views: 391,545
Posted By big john

Sorry to hear that. I hope he is well soon. I...

Sorry to hear that. I hope he is well soon. I knew wktmeow did it once before, didn't know he was going this time. A friend did it but I don't know anything except that he finished. I want to hear...
07-22-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,318
Views: 391,545
Posted By big john

The California version of the Belgian Waffle Ride...

The California version of the Belgian Waffle Ride was this past weekend. Someone on here was going to do it, furriousferret?
BWR Race Recap Video and Waffle Podium Results 2021 — Gravelstoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I liked The Doors when they came out, 1966,...

I liked The Doors when they came out, 1966, maybe? One of my sisters had the album. Decades later, after hearing L.A. Woman and their other hits tens of thousands of times I would be fine with never...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Around here it's poison oak. I had it bad several...

Around here it's poison oak. I had it bad several times as a ute and had very light cases as an adult until one time in my 50s where I trudged through it when the trail I was on ended. Got it pretty...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Tecnu Extreme Poison Ivy Scrub, Medicated - 0.4...

Tecnu Extreme Poison Ivy Scrub, Medicated - 0.4 oz | Rite Aid...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

THE ANIMALS - DON´T BRING ME DOWN - YouTube

THE ANIMALS - DON´T BRING ME DOWN - YouTube
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I didn't feel like climbing today so I went to...

I didn't feel like climbing today so I went to the bike path in the next valley to do some flat spinning. I found one of my friends riding there so we rode around for 3 hours and he bought me a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

How many kids do you have?

How many kids do you have?
07-21-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,948
Posted By big john

One day we went to Sabrina and South Lake and...

One day we went to Sabrina and South Lake and stopped at North Lake on the way back down. It was an epic day. It was a dry year and all the stores and cafes were happy to see us.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

The other day I learned the collective noun for...

The other day I learned the collective noun for flamingos is "flamboyance".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

The jays were dive bombing the cats at my old...

The jays were dive bombing the cats at my old house. One day I saw my cat eating one of them, a big one, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Supposed to drop into the high 80s here this...

Supposed to drop into the high 80s here this weekend.:bday:
I'm looking forward to it.
07-21-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,948
Posted By big john

I remember when the event was running, I never...

I remember when the event was running, I never considered it, at least not the full route. I've done some of those climbs but not in the same day. Our club used to go up in summer and stay in Lone...
07-21-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 980
Posted By big john

That was Doohickie.

That was Doohickie.
07-21-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 980
Posted By big john

Maybe you're confusing him with patencad? Denver...

Maybe you're confusing him with patencad? Denver asked to be banned, other members have also done that.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 09:46 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Some weeks back a lady on our ride took us to a...

Some weeks back a lady on our ride took us to a place that had all manner of flaky crusted baked goods. I had a spinach quiche which was served with a fresh spinach salad. It was a spinach dream.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

lol

lol
07-20-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,948
Posted By big john

Did you ever do it? I think I only know a couple...

Did you ever do it? I think I only know a couple people who have.

btw I think the poster was referring to "Everesting".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

About to have one myself. Did 40ish this morning...

About to have one myself. Did 40ish this morning and was still tired from the weekend. It was hot but not too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Rigmarole was my middle name on the job.

Rigmarole was my middle name on the job.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Me? I don't eat lemons but I squeeze the juice on...

Me? I don't eat lemons but I squeeze the juice on fish and I will drink lemonade when she makes it. She gets them from our neighbor. He puts 6 or 8 of them in a bag and hangs it on our fence. Nice...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Lemonade, duh. Also used for cooking and...

Lemonade, duh. Also used for cooking and flavoring. Mrs John uses them in ice tea.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I lived in a guest house on the property of a guy...

I lived in a guest house on the property of a guy I used to ride dirt bikes with. I had my own driveway which was hardpacked dirt but there was enough room for like 8 cars. There was also a 20x40...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I had 5 when I lived alone.

I had 5 when I lived alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 945
Posted By big john

I use a lot of rear brake, I do a lot of...

I use a lot of rear brake, I do a lot of descending and I am a heavier rider. I can't think of many times I have locked the rear wheel, it almost never happens.
While it's true the front provides...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I've had as many as 5 cars at one time. I keep...

I've had as many as 5 cars at one time. I keep thinking about getting another old fixer and playing with it but life is simpler with just one.
One of the best things about retirement is I don't have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I got a notice in the mail last week that said my...

I got a notice in the mail last week that said my insurance would cover part of hearing aids and I may be able to get them for "as low as $375 per ear". Friends who have them say they don't use them...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

Me too, except for the water part.

Me too, except for the water part.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By big john

How about the blood curdling "car back" for EVERY...

How about the blood curdling "car back" for EVERY car that comes by? There are times when it's appropriate, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

So if I buy enough cars I will never have to do...

So if I buy enough cars I will never have to do another oil change?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 379
Posted By big john

They look nice.PROTOS 2.0 MUD – De Rosa North...

They look nice.PROTOS 2.0 MUD – De Rosa North America (https://derosanorthamerica.com/collections/protos/products/protos-2-0-mud?variant=32163894853737)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 2,423
Views: 25,743
Posted By big john

I have almost 40K miles on the Ultegra bb on the...

I have almost 40K miles on the Ultegra bb on the Gunnar. I've had it apart twice but never replaced a part in it. It's pretty worn. The other bike has Campagnolo Ultra Torque bb which is really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By big john

I've done that, just yell out because there is no...

I've done that, just yell out because there is no time to point.
It also sucks when a rider ahead hits a rock and it is rolling around when I get there.
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