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Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-24, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Not any good ones.

Not any good ones.
04-20-24, 09:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 482
Posted By indyfabz

Why do you ask? In any event, I don’t let...

Why do you ask?

In any event, I don’t let that happen. You shouldn’t either.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 08:12 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Packing is coming along nicely. But poor...

Packing is coming along nicely.

But poor kitty is sad. He knows that panniers means dad is going away. My departed boy did as well.
04-18-24, 02:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 754
Posted By indyfabz

In some cases, reading certain threads BF is like...

In some cases, reading certain threads BF is like watching "Cops". It makes me realize that my life could be a lot worse. :D
04-18-24, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,768
Posted By indyfabz

Found an old photo from Cycle Oregon 2007. We...

Found an old photo from Cycle Oregon 2007. We rode up from Rainbow on the last day and finished in Sisters....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

The guy who built my road frame got one for his...

The guy who built my road frame got one for his shop. He went to a community college at night to learn how to use it. Looked really neat. I wish I had seen him operating it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 01:47 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Spent 3 hours cleaning up pony, llama and alpaca...

Spent 3 hours cleaning up pony, llama and alpaca poop and raking up hay, and boy, are my legs tired.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-24, 04:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,072
Posted By indyfabz

Mine shrinks when I get in the pool.

Mine shrinks when I get in the pool.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 03:37 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Weather forecast looks good for the comeback tour...

Weather forecast looks good for the comeback tour starting Sunday.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 03:07 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,072
Posted By indyfabz

Alas. “Summer heat, boiling the meat…”. She was...

Alas. “Summer heat, boiling the meat…”. She was a dish. I did go over there during the holidays only to discover that she was only average by Swedish standards. :D
04-16-24, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 773
Posted By indyfabz

That nearly happened to me on the way to an...

That nearly happened to me on the way to an organized century. It was a new start location for the event. (The Gore R&D facility in DE.) The ride organizers routed people coming from a certain...
04-16-24, 12:59 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,074
Posted By indyfabz

htfu I wear dirty kits to dissuade Freds...

htfu

I wear dirty kits to dissuade Freds from drafting me on MUPs.
04-16-24, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,115
Posted By indyfabz

BF is full of armchair QBs who make themselves...

BF is full of armchair QBs who make themselves sound like they couldn’t run a business to save their lives.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 04:38 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Happy 60th birthday, Wawa!

Happy 60th birthday, Wawa!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-24, 04:33 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,072
Posted By indyfabz

I dated a Swedish au pair during the summer of...

I dated a Swedish au pair during the summer of ‘88. I went off to law school at the University of Pittsburgh and she went home. That fall, I sent her a Pitt t-shirt for her birthday having no idea it...
04-15-24, 04:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By indyfabz

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04-15-24, 01:41 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,595
Posted By indyfabz

Or maybe he’s just really, really bad at...

Or maybe he’s just really, really bad at accurately conveying intent. As I see it, that’s the only alternative explanation.
04-15-24, 04:19 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 449
Posted By indyfabz

I give this attempt a grade of C-. See me...

I give this attempt a grade of C-.

See me after class.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 05:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 746
Posted By indyfabz

+1. The ex and I met them several years ago at...

+1. The ex and I met them several years ago at the Philly Bike Expo. They were demonstrating the bending process at their booth. The ex mentioned that one of hers had broken while the bike was being...
04-13-24, 07:41 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,326
Posted By indyfabz

😱 I looked at it on my large iMac and you’re...

😱 I looked at it on my large iMac and you’re correct.
04-13-24, 01:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,326
Posted By indyfabz

That’s what I was going to say. You can always...

That’s what I was going to say. You can always change back to the original forever bike. Like putting on that old pair of comfortable underwear you discovered in the bottom of a drawer. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

I saw “Alien” the day it was released.

I saw “Alien” the day it was released.
04-12-24, 09:52 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,595
Posted By indyfabz

I wonder if anyone who spent their career in...

I wonder if anyone who spent their career in corporations is going to give away their “blood money.” :innocent:
Forum: Touring
04-12-24, 02:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,273
Posted By indyfabz

I have used this: ...

I have used this:

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 05:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,008
Posted By indyfabz

Your self-described actions point towards a...

Your self-described actions point towards a different conclusion.
04-12-24, 04:49 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,595
Posted By indyfabz

You’re right. It’s the product itself that is...

You’re right. It’s the product itself that is bad. Being from the land where the “sub” (It’s properly called a “hoagie”.) was invented, I consider SubWay an abomination. :innocent:
04-11-24, 06:53 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,595
Posted By indyfabz

My 660 with Campy Nuovo drivetrain and Modolo...

My 660 with Campy Nuovo drivetrain and Modolo brakes with aero levers from the 80s made me a serious rider.
04-11-24, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 250
Posted By indyfabz

I put my inserts in Packer panniers 14 years ago...

I put my inserts in Packer panniers 14 years ago and have never had a problem, but mine probably use an older mounting system. I do remember they required a bit of force to get them snapped in...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 09:47 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

I think his son did it.

I think his son did it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-24, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

"The Juice" has died in prison.

"The Juice" has died in prison.
04-10-24, 02:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By indyfabz

Does he wave? That would be more interesting...

Does he wave? That would be more interesting than reading about crashes. And what chain lube does he use?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:18 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

First volunteer shift at the Funny Farm in the...

First volunteer shift at the Funny Farm in the books. Lots of cool critters there.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 04:32 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,008
Posted By indyfabz

How’d that work out for you? I’m having a...

How’d that work out for you?

I’m having a “Forest Gump” moment, if you know what I mean.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:29 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

One of my favorites. Saw them do it live in...

One of my favorites. Saw them do it live in ‘86–at a free concert sponsored by a local radio station.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Two words: Jim Thorpe.

Two words: Jim Thorpe.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 05:25 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,008
Posted By indyfabz

Yet it was your judgment that caused the problem...

Yet it was your judgment that caused the problem in the first place.
04-09-24, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 729
Posted By indyfabz

I didn’t crash last night until after midnight.

I didn’t crash last night until after midnight.
04-09-24, 01:44 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,506
Posted By indyfabz

Here too. Did a nice 25 mile ride from the house...

Here too. Did a nice 25 mile ride from the house that included about 9 miles of dirt. Rode my all-steel Surly LHT with rim brakes, triple crank and bar-end shifters.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Break during today’s 25 mile ride. About 9 of...

Break during today’s 25 mile ride. About 9 of which were dirt. So nice to have this place that I can ride to from my front door.
...
04-09-24, 09:12 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,418
Posted By indyfabz

There were a lot of families on the lawn in front...

There were a lot of families on the lawn in front of the main branch of the Philadelphia Free Library, where they were giving out free glasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 03:10 PM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

I detested the idea of a CamelBak. Then I went...

I detested the idea of a CamelBak. Then I went to southern Spain. Even during mid-March, the sun was often pretty intense, and every road seemed to go uphill. I got to Cordoba on the 10th. day of...
04-08-24, 02:52 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,506
Posted By indyfabz

Heh. WrestleMania was just in town last weekend.

Heh. WrestleMania was just in town last weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-24, 08:14 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

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Forum: Touring
04-07-24, 07:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 881
Posted By indyfabz

There’s a common practice? Early on during...

There’s a common practice?

Early on during my cross country tour, I put my rig on a truck stop weigh scale. 90 lbs. That was with water bottles but no food. It was a relatively light Cannondale...
04-07-24, 11:42 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 6,506
Posted By indyfabz

I have always wondered why it isn’t more popular.

I have always wondered why it isn’t more popular.
04-07-24, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,568
Posted By indyfabz

Our cross country group did in 1999 during the...

Our cross country group did in 1999 during the day from Havre to Harlem. Visited the museum there.

IIRC, it's also the self-proclaimed mosquito capital of the state.

Kids mugging for a photo...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1,308
Views: 24,177
Posted By indyfabz

Tax preparation tomorrow. I feel poorer already....

Tax preparation tomorrow. I feel poorer already. Wonder if climbing wheels would make it funner.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 07:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,664
Posted By indyfabz

What’s wrong with that?

What’s wrong with that?
Forum: Touring
04-07-24, 07:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 599
Posted By indyfabz

I have the Nitto Big front and rear racks. Nickel...

I have the Nitto Big front and rear racks. Nickel plated steel. Still working and looking great after 12+ years of touring and commuting use.
04-07-24, 06:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 457
Posted By indyfabz

You can order almost the entire menu at Taco Bell...

You can order almost the entire menu at Taco Bell for $20. Of course, you’ll need money for Pepto afterwards. 🤮
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