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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:54 PM
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Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

:( sorry about the bike. glad you are ok enough...

:( sorry about the bike. glad you are ok enough to post about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

congratulations on the anniversiary datlas .

congratulations on the anniversiary datlas .
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

My previous cat would sometimes eat mice (and the...

My previous cat would sometimes eat mice (and the occasional rat) and sometimes not. If it escaped then she'd soon loose interest and I have to set traps for the pest. Other times she'd devour them...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

The "contest" and rules were your idea. you do...

The "contest" and rules were your idea. you do all the damn work.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

because their education was too poor to include...

because their education was too poor to include basic maths?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

nope. Only the back lawn and the berm. I've...

nope. Only the back lawn and the berm. I've still got the front lawn to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

oof. slightly overdid it on the weekend. 60km...

oof. slightly overdid it on the weekend. 60km of cycling followed by 2 1/2 hours of lawnmowing on Saturday. Nice tiring 22km hike up a mountain and back on Sunday. very stiff today and my quads...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

oof. I need to do more cycling. went to get...

oof. I need to do more cycling. went to get coffee at a not so local cafe. had a moderate headwind there. took a slight detour home and even with the tailwind most of the way home I still feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

It is. Afternoon even. only 2 more hours of...

It is. Afternoon even. only 2 more hours of work to the weekend. And it's sunny and warm. I may just have to take the long way home tonight if the winds remain light. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

Waiting on a hiking stove to come from the US....

Waiting on a hiking stove to come from the US. It's being shipped by USPS. On 4th Oct USPS said it was suspending mail to NZ. My last tracking update was that it was processed through a international...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

incorrect. it is only dangerous if you are too...

incorrect. it is only dangerous if you are too stupid to not use lights.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

ugh. restrictive covenants. only thing worse...

ugh. restrictive covenants. only thing worse than a HOA. thankfully my there are neither a HOA or covenants for my house.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

obviously they don't fit in the other...

obviously they don't fit in the other shed/mud-room
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

my condolences. how evil, incompetent, prying or...

my condolences. how evil, incompetent, prying or just plain stupid is your HOA?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

Saw the highlights of both the men's and women's...

Saw the highlights of both the men's and women's Paris Roubaix. Looked like a really hard day on the bike. the pros are proper tough. even the women's race average speed is about as fast as I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

cropping is your friend.

cropping is your friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

It's necro if you go back and post in it. if...

It's necro if you go back and post in it. if enough people do it, it reanimates. then it's a zombie.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-21, 11:32 PM
Replies: 2,455
Views: 26,730
Posted By gnome

If you're going to run tyres that expensive you...

If you're going to run tyres that expensive you should run at least one brake. skidding those ones will really, really hurt the wallet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Oof. nasty. and of course that smoke obscures...

Oof. nasty. and of course that smoke obscures the number plate. Even my old van with it's worn late 1980s diesel isn't that bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

So how many bikes would that pay for?

So how many bikes would that pay for?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

sounds like time for an e-bike for you then.

sounds like time for an e-bike for you then.
Forum: Touring
09-22-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,247
Posted By gnome

I've got the two person version of that Asian...

I've got the two person version of that Asian tent. Mine's branded Flames Creed. It came with a groundsheet. I've used it for several nights in different terrain on several hiking trips. It works...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

common cooking term. because it is a simple...

common cooking term. because it is a simple syrup; both in terms of ingredients and method. one part sugar, one part water. heat until sugar is dissolved. cook on a very low heat to avoid turning...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

om nom nom.

om nom nom.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Flash. looks comfy.

Flash. looks comfy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

There's the problem right there.

There's the problem right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Ahh the joy of the internet. everything is...

Ahh the joy of the internet. everything is available to almost everyone. and now everyone is an expert. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

"new" bike arrived. unboxed. dry rotted tyres...

"new" bike arrived. unboxed. dry rotted tyres replaced. assembled. test ridden. On the to-do list for it. replace the abomination of a saddle, get a battery for the shifter, lube the headset...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

checked the tracking on a "new" commuting bike. ...

checked the tracking on a "new" commuting bike. It's showing as out for delivery. must. not. press. f5. repeatedly. until. it. arrives.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Productive morning in the bike garage. Four...

Productive morning in the bike garage. Four punctures repaired, three chains cleaned and lubed, two handlebars re-taped, two sets of pedals swapped and one front brake recabled and new pads. After...
Forum: Foo
09-03-21, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1,989
Views: 84,732
Posted By gnome

Cassells Milk Stout. very tasty.

Cassells Milk Stout. very tasty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

What's this climbing you speak of? I'm sure I'm...

What's this climbing you speak of? I'm sure I'm allergic to that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

For fun I went looking back to see how far I've...

For fun I went looking back to see how far I've ridden over the years. Since Jan 2007 I've ridden over 54,200km. There were a couple of years when I didn't bother keeping any records. I guess I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Went for a ride in my pod to pick up some work. ...

Went for a ride in my pod to pick up some work. Got home and found Strava had stopped recording after a couple of minutes. Damn iBrick (I don't have a fancy GPS cyclometer). :notamused: Oh well it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Have more coffee and TTKU

Have more coffee and TTKU
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 12:49 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

wait, so your "premium" isn't and diesel costs...

wait, so your "premium" isn't and diesel costs more than petrol. That's just cray cray. And even that "high" price is significantly cheaper than our petrol was.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

I'm guessing his payday? or when he gets his...

I'm guessing his payday? or when he gets his weekly allowance from his wife?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

recieved my second microchip this morning. Arm's...

recieved my second microchip this morning. Arm's not even as sore as the first shot.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

The IRS?

The IRS?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-21, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

yep. one community case of the delta variety,...

yep. one community case of the delta variety, likely to have come from Australia, with no known links to teh boarder or the managed isolation/quarantine facilities. so a full countrywide lockdown:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

Back to lockdown today. Struggling with working...

Back to lockdown today. Struggling with working from home today. Feels like a Monday and I'm just not that motivated to work. It's going to be a long day.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

hot. what are the tyres on the small wheeled...

hot. what are the tyres on the small wheeled one? they look nice and chunky.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

The only 100 octane leaded fuel available was...

The only 100 octane leaded fuel available was only for race cars and jet boats. But when they removed the lead from the petrol here the aromatics that they put in the fuel to maintain the octane...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

wut? your "premium" is only 91 Octane. dear oh...

wut? your "premium" is only 91 Octane. dear oh dear. Here, regular is 91 Octane and premium is 98 Octane. but the price is not cheap: $2.569/Litre for premium last time I brought some.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

duct tape. while it can't fix stupid, it can...

duct tape. while it can't fix stupid, it can muffle the sound.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-21, 10:03 PM
Replies: 11,268
Views: 165,389
Posted By gnome

picked up a cold on the weekend. it's a nasty...

picked up a cold on the weekend. it's a nasty little bastid. It's gone to my chest and my breathing is so bad I thought I was going to have to use my inhaler this morning. :( :notamused:
Forum: Foo
08-07-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,649
Views: 3,311,742
Posted By gnome

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