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Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By gnome

I thought that was the point of an ITT. how to...

I thought that was the point of an ITT. how to suffer in the shortest time possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 01:33 PM
Replies: 1,366
Views: 25,166
Posted By gnome

bugger. :hug:

bugger. :hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-24, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

Here, hold my beer.

Here, hold my beer.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-24, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

Worth it. how often do you get the chance to buy...

Worth it. how often do you get the chance to buy a road version of a Group B rally car?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-05-24, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

ooh a retro-direct. very fancy. would be a bit...

ooh a retro-direct. very fancy. would be a bit odd to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

time for lots of ice-cream, donuts and chocolate....

time for lots of ice-cream, donuts and chocolate. that should be a good start.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 03:30 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

very sad. my second car was a Triumph Herald. ...

very sad. my second car was a Triumph Herald. The smaller brother of the Vitesse. It was fun but with a 1.2L engine far, far from fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-24, 08:22 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

yes. yes there is. ODIs are the sweet spot. ...

yes. yes there is. ODIs are the sweet spot. Just long enough for a decent game of cricket. Not so long that you fall asleep waiting for a result.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-24, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-24, 12:39 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

You sir, are a man of refinement and good taste.

You sir, are a man of refinement and good taste.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-24, 12:48 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

two handlebar mounted bottle cages or bikepacking...

two handlebar mounted bottle cages or bikepacking bottle bags. alternate drinks between bottles/cans. problem solved. of course consuming two beers while riding may cause other problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-24, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

We quit using miles here 9 years before I was...

We quit using miles here 9 years before I was born. Kph is almost universal. The only reason I can comprehend how far a mile is or how fast MPH is, is because I learnt to drive in old English cars...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-24, 03:03 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

no.

no.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-24, 11:31 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

Got a free beer hand-up from a passenger in a car...

Got a free beer hand-up from a passenger in a car on the ride home tonight. It was even cold. that's a good way to start the weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-24, 03:31 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

mostly sounds good. having worked in an apple...

mostly sounds good. having worked in an apple orchard as a summer job during university I'd say being a fan of apple orchard management is ... odd ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-24, 11:49 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,473
Posted By gnome

Good luck to Mrs DougRNS with her treatment. ...

Good luck to Mrs DougRNS with her treatment. Hopefully it goes well.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Treated myself to black pudding and bacon for...

Treated myself to black pudding and bacon for breakfast....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy...

Merry Christmas to those who celebrate it. Happy Festivus to those who don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-23, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

That's the downside of being self-employed. ...

That's the downside of being self-employed. horrible bosses.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-23, 03:19 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

probably. I'm not as old as Billy or Datlas. ...

probably. I'm not as old as Billy or Datlas. But i have a decade on you. it's all downhill. still it sure beats the alternative.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-23, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

fify.

fify.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Harsh but fair. I actually haven't ridden my ...

Harsh but fair. I actually haven't ridden my road bike in about 3 years. I could have chosen a e-road bike but since over 90% of my riding is commuting and or errands I chose the bike equivalent...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-23, 02:14 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

NBD. ...

NBD.
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I've joined the dark side. The boss and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Did something stupid this weekend. ...

Did something stupid this weekend.

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Lugged all...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-23, 01:17 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

AGM. or call a Special General Meeting. There...

AGM. or call a Special General Meeting. There will be written rules on how the Board is selected/elected and how to call formal meetings that have to be open to all members. make sure everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-23, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Even odder. It's a seperable bike. it comes...

Even odder. It's a seperable bike. it comes apart at what looks like a hinge. And has connectors in the joint for the internally wired dynamo lights.


It's been a couple of years. The tyres...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-23, 06:43 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

My bike garage. Itís the original garage for the...

My bike garage. Itís the original garage for the house. I added a double car garage in front of it. Some bikes have migrated to the car garage.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

neat bike. It's no loss if the crank with the...

neat bike. It's no loss if the crank with the folding pedals is gone. especially if you want to ride it. I've seen one with the folding "pedals". It was basically just the pedal spindle. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

kudos. :beer:

kudos. :beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-23, 08:19 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

I like tan sidewalls but I think they make that...

I like tan sidewalls but I think they make that bike a bit busy. but ride whatever ones feel better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-23, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Technically 'merica is using metric. and so are...

Technically 'merica is using metric. and so are the British. at least for distance/area. The inch is defined in terms of meters/mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-23, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

Jethro Tull are great. I haven't been lucky...

Jethro Tull are great. I haven't been lucky enough to see them live yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

I've chosen my houses based on being able to...

I've chosen my houses based on being able to commute by bike. currently only just over 6km away. about 90% of my cycling is just trundling to and from work 4 days a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 243,417
Posted By gnome

I like e-bikes. They are great for commuters and...

I like e-bikes. They are great for commuters and extending the range for other riders. But they are regulated here: above 300W sustained power they are considered a moped and to be used on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-23, 12:13 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

everyday is national coffee day.

everyday is national coffee day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

yes. and almost yes. Lime scooters should be...

yes. and almost yes. Lime scooters should be incinerated if left anywhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

I have an alarm cat. I am awake by 7.30am at the...

I have an alarm cat. I am awake by 7.30am at the very latest. whether I want to be or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-23, 09:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1024x742/kea_wing_0f179366c11d53d87e0ae82b2ba0bd161580c0f2.jpg
Incorrect. *not my photo
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

The Crown in a case in Canada, Australia, New...

The Crown in a case in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and a host of other country means it's you against the government. Technically the King is head of state in those countries that were part of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

I have a slow cooker (crockpot), toaster,...

I have a slow cooker (crockpot), toaster, sandwich press (2 different types), a waffle machine and bread maker. The waffle machine hasn't been used in a long time. The sandwich pie maker neither. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

Went for a short ride at lunch to get food for my...

Went for a short ride at lunch to get food for my feline overlord. Saw a Delorean DMC driving the other way. It wasn't doing 88mph. Still unusual to see in real life.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

Went to the movies for the first time in a long...

Went to the movies for the first time in a long while yesterday. Saw Oppenheimer. Do recommend.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-23, 08:01 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

we really, really like our ice cream.

we really, really like our ice cream.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-23, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

1816? I didn't think you were that old.

1816? I didn't think you were that old.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 182,271
Posted By gnome

Great shots BillyD .

Great shots BillyD .
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 12:36 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 163,287
Posted By gnome

Had a pleasant day out with the local tramping...

Had a pleasant day out with the local tramping club. It was good to see the sun after over a week of grey damp days. We even had some snow to improve an already good day.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-23, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 163,287
Posted By gnome

If you are in the water you are doing it wrong.

If you are in the water you are doing it wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-23, 09:24 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 163,287
Posted By gnome

The treachery of memory. we don't tend to...

The treachery of memory. we don't tend to remember the meh. only the good (or really bad) events.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 163,287
Posted By gnome

He wasn't a 800 pound gorrilla. more like 145...

He wasn't a 800 pound gorrilla. more like 145 pounds at best. He was entertaining. I'll grant that. and very, very annoying. I think he ended up being one of the people on my ignore list.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-23, 09:16 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 163,287
Posted By gnome

It's still better than not riding.

It's still better than not riding.
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