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Addiction LXVI

Old 07-14-17, 02:54 PM
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That Hit n Run GoPro thread goes to prove one thing, there's a little bit of A&S in all of us.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Sounds like it was a good trip. I would love to do something like that someday. But by the time I have the chance, I will be so old I will likely have to stay in hotels due to my aching back...
I would love to do it too. But not on a bike. I'm too old for that already.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
That Hit n Run GoPro thread goes to prove one thing, there's a little bit of A&S in all of us.
I, for one, found the actual video quite disturbing.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
I would love to do it too. But not on a bike. I'm too old for that already.
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I successfully drove across the city, and home from the city. I waited 3 1/2 hours in line, for a 10 minute drivers license renewal. I watched people pick up their number and know they'd be there for that long. Nothing. That's what we do here; we wait. And we're not burdened with the hurry up part.
Arriving home, I'm feeling pretty normal.
But I won.t ride til next week.
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Old 07-14-17, 03:11 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I, for one, found the actual video quite disturbing.
Will that video be admissible in court?
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Old 07-14-17, 03:13 PM
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Will that video be admissible in court?
Res ipsa loquitur.
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Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
Ha, bath time.
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Old 07-14-17, 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Heathpack View Post
You go girl!
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So of the 2 GP4K IIs I got a few months ago, both now have sidewall slashes in under 500 miles of use per tire. N=2 so clearly these things are trash and I should probably start a thread asking for bulletproof tire recs. Last night was my first full on blowout/instaflat, gunshot sound and then riding on the rim. Good thing I wasn't going too fast at the time.
Formclinchers I ride only GP4KIIs. More resistant to cuts than other tires in their class.
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Thank ya. Too much run around - ended up dating a gal outside of the company - still an Asian gal - I think it just seems to go that way for me as I don't pursue a specific 'type'. blonde hair light eyes, opposites attract maybe.
Is the fact she's Asian significant? A trophy or accomplishment or something? Bragging point?

Get your head on straight, man.
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Old 07-14-17, 03:23 PM
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Originally Posted by 2manybikes View Post
Does having two different color shoes and socks give you a slight advantage when your competition looks at your feet and pauses for a second?
It probably worked when it first came out, now that it's common no one's surprised.
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Commuted on the steel bike today to check that the new stuff was working ok. Dropped the chain once. Adjusted fd lower limit. Then on the way to lunch my rd cable came undone. Had to Uran my way back home. Guess I didn't tighten it enough. Now it seems to be shifting fine though. Hope that doesn't happen again during my group ride tomorrow.
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50% off if he registers using the K102 code.
Cool - no response yet, but I'll let him know about the code if there's any interest or if price is an objection.
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Old 07-14-17, 03:57 PM
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Also ~ don't scrape the sidewalls on anything.
You guyz so helpful.
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Old 07-14-17, 03:59 PM
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I just read that an August mountain century ride that I was thinking about doing is cancelled.

Why even bother anymore?
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Originally Posted by trekmogul View Post
Pro Body Canon 1dx Series with a 400MM F/4 DO lens..Prime F/4 400 A very walkable lens..


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I could use that to shoot baseball.

Have been using EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM on Canon 7D for years but have to stop when it gets dark.
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For the PA guys, we rode from the Spooky Nook rec center near Manheim and wound around to some town like Lititz where there was a chocolate factory. Other than that, you'd have to look at my Strava map to see where we went.

No idea where we're going to tomorrow. Wherever they send us.
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For the PA guys, we rode from the Spooky Nook rec center near Manheim and wound around to some town like Lititz where there was a chocolate factory. Other than that, you'd have to look at my Strava map to see where we went.

No idea where we're going to tomorrow. Wherever they send me.
Kudos! Did you miss the rain?

Tomorrow and Sunday's forecast look good.
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Got my first paycheck today. It was for a full 2 weeks instead of the expected 1 week. I'm gonna splurge and pay the rent!
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Originally Posted by f4rrest View Post
I could use that to shoot baseball.

Have been using EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM on Canon 7D for years but have to stop when it gets dark.
I do not own a 7D however my very first DSLR was the original Canon 5D as pictured here with the Canon EF50mm F/1.2 L IS USM Mk2. My Nikon D5 with the Nikon 200 F/2 VR2 and My 1dx with the 400 MM F/4 Diffractive Optics Canon prime..


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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
For the PA guys, we rode from the Spooky Nook rec center near Manheim and wound around to some town like Lititz where there was a chocolate factory. Other than that, you'd have to look at my Strava map to see where we went.

No idea where we're going to tomorrow. Wherever they send us.
I like Lititz chocolate.
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Parody thread: Passing gas in a no passing zone?
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Originally Posted by trekmogul View Post
I do not own a 7D however my very first DSLR was the original Canon 5D as pictured here with the Canon EF50mm F/1.2 L IS USM Mk2. My Nikon D5 with the Nikon 200 F/2 VR2 and My 1dx with the 400 MM F/4 Diffractive Optics Canon prime..


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I imagine you as Scrooge McDuck having a vault full of camera lenses and going in for a dive every morning...
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Kudos! Did you miss the rain?

Tomorrow and Sunday's forecast look good.
Yep. Humidity was 88% at start but no rain.
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