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Old 06-28-22, 10:48 AM
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have one kid in OH near Cincy
Where?
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Uh-oh. There's a new autonomous car in town. Cruise.

Why are you getting all the cool cars?
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How many posts do you have at SaturnForums?
I just checked. 159.

Weak sauce.
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Pin-up girls or bike pron?
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Something like this?
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Pin-up girls or bike pron?
Decoupage of decolletage?
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Where?

Why are you getting all the cool cars?
Mainly because of our Wild Wild West status.
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Is there a good reason why in a pace line someone might choose to constantly ride on my inside, front wheel is about where my cranks are. I’ve ridden with this particular person quite a bit recently. Whenever he is behind me I find that he eventually sneaks up on my inside. Almost like he is trying to steal the wheel enfront of me, but he never goes for it. I find it disturbing , because if I have to maneuver it only leaves me room to shift into traffic.

Havnt said anything to him yet, just wanted to hear y’all’s thoughts. If there is a good reason then so be it.
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Mainly because of our Wild Wild West status.
You must have predictable, "boring" streets.
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Last week, I was buying some Conti Grand Prix tires (not 5000s) from PBK for the Battaglin and Ritchey, and I figured, since I don't have a spare 25mm GP5000 for the Litespeed (always have a spare!), I'd buy one of those, too. $55. I looked around for better prices than they were offering and didn't find any, especially once shipping (free from PBK) was factored in.

Today, PBK is selling them for $44. Son of a b****!
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Learning to ride slowly (80:20 training) on popular cycling routes has been a great challenge and a maturing experience for me.
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Learning to ride slowly (80:20 training) on popular cycling routes has been a great challenge and a maturing experience for me.


sounds extremely frustrating to me.
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Is there a good reason why in a pace line someone might choose to constantly ride on my inside, front wheel is about where my cranks are. I’ve ridden with this particular person quite a bit recently. Whenever he is behind me I find that he eventually sneaks up on my inside. Almost like he is trying to steal the wheel enfront of me, but he never goes for it. I find it disturbing , because if I have to maneuver it only leaves me room to shift into traffic.

Havnt said anything to him yet, just wanted to hear y’all’s thoughts. If there is a good reason then so be it.
Sounds like a sidler.

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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
Last week, I was buying some Conti Grand Prix tires (not 5000s) from PBK for the Battaglin and Ritchey, and I figured, since I don't have a spare 25mm GP5000 for the Litespeed (always have a spare!), I'd buy one of those, too. $55. I looked around for better prices than they were offering and didn't find any, especially once shipping (free from PBK) was factored in.

Today, PBK is selling them for $44. Son of a b****!
Time to get more? They never have the sale and 28mm tires in stock at the same time, so no stocking up for me.
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Last week, I was buying some Conti Grand Prix tires (not 5000s) from PBK for the Battaglin and Ritchey, and I figured, since I don't have a spare 25mm GP5000 for the Litespeed (always have a spare!), I'd buy one of those, too. $55. I looked around for better prices than they were offering and didn't find any, especially once shipping (free from PBK) was factored in.

Today, PBK is selling them for $44. Son of a b****!

I need 4. 2 32mm and 2 25mm. I could get by with 3. 1 32 mm and 2 25 mm but it doesn’t really solve my problem.


I don’t want to pay for them.
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You must have predictable, "boring" streets.
Old Town Scottsdale can get pretty hairy on weekend evenings and most days during snowbird season. There's pedestrians and folks on electric scooters all over the place. Probably best to be learning those streets on a Tuesday morning in the dead of summer when there's nobody on them.
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Is there a good reason why in a pace line someone might choose to constantly ride on my inside, front wheel is about where my cranks are. I’ve ridden with this particular person quite a bit recently. Whenever he is behind me I find that he eventually sneaks up on my inside. Almost like he is trying to steal the wheel enfront of me, but he never goes for it. I find it disturbing , because if I have to maneuver it only leaves me room to shift into traffic.

Havnt said anything to him yet, just wanted to hear y’all’s thoughts. If there is a good reason then so be it.
From the way you describe it, it sounds like he is putting himself in a bad situation for both of you, but more so for him.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Where?

near Evendale

he might be spending some time in TN ... at some point ... ? ... Tullahoma I believe
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From the way you describe it, it sounds like he is putting himself in a bad situation for both of you, but more so for him.

I don’t see him do it to other riders. I’ll ask him the next time I see him. Maybe he knows something i don’t know.
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I don’t see him do it to other riders. I’ll ask him the next time I see him. Maybe he knows something i don’t know.
He's checking out your booty.
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Learning to ride slowly (80:20 training) on popular cycling routes has been a great challenge and a maturing experience for me.
to everything there is a season
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Originally Posted by bampilot06 View Post
I don’t see him do it to other riders. I’ll ask him the next time I see him. Maybe he knows something i don’t know.
Your shorts aren't worn to transparent, are they? Could explain why he doesn't want to be directly behind.....
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near Evendale
My sister lives 25 miles NW of there. Also known as DumbDumb Land
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Learning to ride slowly (80:20 training) on popular cycling routes has been a great challenge and a maturing experience for me.
One would think you're quite mature already.
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to everything there is a season
What season is it now?
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What season is it now?
winter
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