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Road Cycling ďIt is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.Ē -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 10-27-21, 04:02 AM
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You need to do a deep cleanse or something.

Your kharma is not centered.

My Kharma has mental issues bordering on schizophrenia...
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After 15 hours itís not As bad as #2, but I sure as hell donít feel like getting on the bike and riding to work with 16 kts on the nose.
American please.
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I did get a very nicely apologetic email from Sophie at Sram's help dept confirming that there are no more diagnostic steps and that I would not be offered any kind of warranty replacement. Not even a crash replacement! Nothing. Zip. Nadda.
But that I should feel free to go to any Sram authorized dealer to see if they could "do something for me".
Something? Like help themselves to a couple Hunerd of my dollars? There just aren't enough eff you's to cover how stroke inducing angry that makes me.

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Yes, I did watch that back in the mid Ď80ís. That and Hill Street Blues stick in my mind as quality dramas.
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I did get a very nicely apologetic email from Sophie at Sam's help dept confirming that there are no more diagnostic steps and that I would not be offered any kind of warranty replacement. Not even a crash replacement! Nothing. Zip. Nadda.
But that I should feel free to go to any Sram authorized dealer to see if they could "do something for me".
Something? Like help themselves to a couple Hunerd of my dollars? There just aren't enough eff you's to cover how stroke inducing angry that makes me.

Yea thatís kind of some bull ****. I wonder what trek would have done for my if my crash had f up my rear de railer to point of not working. It got scratched pretty good but thank god it still shifts.

hopefully your next one doesnít get screwed up.
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Day 3 of staycation. It's going fast and I'm going to work tomorrow to avoid being buried when I get back.
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Storm is gone. It’s windy but even so, time to ride.
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List so I remember what to do today:

--Eat

---Work

--Cycling Activity

--Eat

--Trumpet

--Other
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Yes, I did watch that back in the mid Ď80ís. That and Hill Street Blues stick in my mind as quality dramas.
Before my time, obv.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
I rarely make lists, because I remember stuff.
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Wait 10 years and get back to me...if you remember.
This. As sure as night follows day.
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I was a regular patron of our local dry cleaner back in the 90s. Wool suits, silk ties, cotton shirts.
It was the 80s for me, but yeah, like clockwork.
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After 15 hours itís not As bad as #2, but I sure as hell donít feel like getting on the bike and riding to work with 16 kts on the nose. Letís see what a gram of APAP does.
kts? APAP?
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Bulls are 4-0. First time since 1996.
They've got an exciting core. Hell, even if they weren't winning games, they'd at least be fun to watch.

I still miss Zach.
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Old 10-27-21, 07:30 AM
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I did get a very nicely apologetic email from Sophie at Sam's help dept confirming that there are no more diagnostic steps and that I would not be offered any kind of warranty replacement. Not even a crash replacement! Nothing. Zip. Nadda.
But that I should feel free to go to any Sram authorized dealer to see if they could "do something for me".
Something? Like help themselves to a couple Hunerd of my dollars? There just aren't enough eff you's to cover how stroke inducing angry that makes me.
I totally understand the stance of only providing warranty support if the gear was bought through an authorized dealer... but when they're directly responsible for bricking it, that's a horse of a different color.

I'll boycott SRAM in solidarity with you.

....but I'm not giving up my Zipps.
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kts? APAP?
18.4 mph for the lubbers.
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We've had C19 running through the shop over the last week, keeping about half of our staff out on a 10 day quarantine (no serious cases, thankfully!)

I'm one of the few who hasn't gotten it, and I'm one of the few who is vaccinated.

​​​I'd like a booster any time now, thanks!
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Well, that was a mistake.
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When I was shopping at Family Dollar on Monday a clerk told the manager that someone had called and asked if she could buy some Depends for her mom and exchange them for a different size if they didnít fit.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31 View Post
18.4 mph for the lubbers.
SMH.
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Well, that was a mistake.
Obv.
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When I was shopping at Family Dollar on Monday a clerk told the manager that someone had called and asked if she could buy some Depends for her mom and exchange them for a different size if they didnít fit.
Seems reasonable.
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Yes, I did watch that back in the mid Ď80ís. That and Hill Street Blues stick in my mind as quality dramas.
What I liked about Hill Street Blues was that it showed police as human beings with human frailties and failures instead of other shows that depicted them as superheroes and infallible humans. I knew I was going to like it when I saw JD reaching for his stashed bottles during the day.
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I did get a very nicely apologetic email from Sophie at Sam's help dept confirming that there are no more diagnostic steps and that I would not be offered any kind of warranty replacement. Not even a crash replacement! Nothing. Zip. Nadda.
But that I should feel free to go to any Sram authorized dealer to see if they could "do something for me".
Something? Like help themselves to a couple Hunerd of my dollars? There just aren't enough eff you's to cover how stroke inducing angry that makes me.
A forum member had bought a nice used Madone and it cracked around the BB. Trek told him no warranty, try your dealer, etc. He was pretty upset with them.

In my biz we sometimes would have to replace an engine computer after attempting to reprogram one. If it was for a recall we could warranty the computer even if the car was out of warranty.

Electronic throttles get carboned up and need to be cleaned to make the car idle right and as it gets dirtier the computer compensates to a certain point but after you clean it the idle is too fast and it needs to "relearn". Some of the early ones can't relearn and the computer has to be replaced and this is not warranty on an older car. So, technically, we broke it but we aren't paying for it. After we figured out which cars had the problem we would warn the customer and include the price of the computer in the estimate.
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Yea thatís kind of some bull ****. I wonder what trek would have done for my if my crash had f up my rear de railer to point of not working. It got scratched pretty good but thank god it still shifts.

hopefully your next one doesnít get screwed up.
If it does. Shiz going up for sale. Di2 here I come. I already feel like I've been date raped a couple times and am now living with the offspring of that union.
here's some highlights.
All the proprietary stuff when I built this boat anchor of a bike.
The redesign of the pf30 monstrosity into an even bigger crappier monstrosity known as Dub pf30.
6 months after I purchased my E tap upgrade for Contador, brand new Sram discontinued support for it in favor of axs.
Now this. Sram started out as a fairly user friendly company. Today, they don't even take phone calls. Email only.
In the words of our dear departed benifactor Sram can bite me.
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
This. As sure as night follows .......errr.....that other thing
ffce (fixed for comedic effect)
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Well, that was a mistake.
Heh - yeah, I logged in to Strava and saw that shortly after seeing your previous post. More proof that smart people do dumb things all of the time.
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