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Old 01-14-22, 02:06 PM
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Feeling basically back to normal. Just a tiny bit of a headache and bored as hell being in my house.

My spouse is feeling the same, except they seem to have lost some sense of taste

Still no results for either of us.
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Old 01-14-22, 02:08 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
My spouse is feeling the same, except they seem to have lost some sense of taste
Are you sure that's a new development? They did marry you, after all.
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
What brand of links? Some of them say single use only, what's up with that? I have one to carry on the mtb and it doesn't say that on the package. It's a SRAM.
I just ignore the "single use only" part. But I'm an old man who rides like an old man.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
¿Cuántas mandarinas te has comido hoy?
Solamente dos. Estamos agotado
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
It pains me deeply to reveal this, but I agree with . . . . . . . gasp . . . . . . . Vol, on the gravel issue. Dirt (gravel) roads just aren't proper, in fact they're crude. What proper, sophisticated roadie wants to get muddy while cycling?

As usual, I blame Big Bicycle.

And you consumer guys.

Sad.
100 times out of 100 I’ll take the dirt road

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So on a recent group ride, one of my co-riders mentioned that he thinks I need to move my saddle back.

I don't necessarily agree, as it's set up for KOPS, more-or-less.

However, he may have a point. I notice that most other cyclists ride with the edge of their butt more-or-less even with the back of their saddle. For whatever reason, I am more comfortable sitting on my saddle and the edge of my backside is 1-2 cm PAST the edge of the saddle.

I don't see my position/setup as a problem since it's comfortable for me, but anyone have any comments?
I’d venture a guess that you know what’s best.
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
Mrs. GeneJockey keeps asking for higher and higher percentages as her tolerance for the bitterness grows and she just gobbles it down. It used to be 72% was high enough, but now she's going for the hard stuff - 85%.
I'm an 85% guy.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 View Post
Solamente dos. Estamos agotado
Estaba un hilo en C&V hace algunos años. El OP escribió en español. Yo respondí, y algunos otros. El moderador dijo que no es legal decir en español en este foro. Y le cerró el hilo.
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Old 01-14-22, 02:51 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
Are you sure that's a new development? They did marry you, after all.
That's cold. I didn't know you had it in you.
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Old 01-14-22, 03:03 PM
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Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
I think that you have enough miles in the saddle that you have a good idea of what works for you.
I agree 100%.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 View Post
Estaba un hilo en C&V hace algunos años. El OP escribió en español. Yo respondí, y algunos otros. El moderador dijo que no es legal decir en español en este foro. Y le cerró el hilo.
¿Tal vez moverán el hilo a Trollheim?
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People here don't get it.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 View Post
I'm an 85% guy.
I am too, but I'll eat any high quality chocolate.
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Old 01-14-22, 03:16 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
2001 Chevy Venture and 2003 Pontiac Montana.

Having two vastly improves chances that at least one of them runs and drives at any given moment.
My experience with those things is that they usually run but they suck to work on. I usually got them for spark plugs which is a pure joy.
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Originally Posted by big john View Post
That's cold. I didn't know you had it in you.
Sometimes you've got to pick the low hanging fruit before someone else gets to it first
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2 View Post
I just ignore the "single use only" part. But I'm an old man who rides like an old man.
After listening to the forumites, I went to the KMC site and it turns out they have a connector for 10 speed Campagnolo and it says reusable, so I ordered a pair.
I'm an old man, too, but I am creeping back to 200 pounds for some unknown reason.
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Just catching up:

My Colnago came with a Prologo short nose saddle and I really like the short front. I've used Spec. Toupes since the 2-oughts but I really love this one, YMMV

As for chocolate, I was allergic as a child with hives, vomiting, etc. After puberty, I no longer get hives but I still sick if I eat dark chocolate. Milk chocolate is all I can handle.

Dallas, I'm betting that your saddle fit is fine for you.

On the home front, I'm stuck at home waiting for a DHL delivery that requires a signature. Hate that.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
¿Tal vez moverán el hilo a Trollheim?
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Just catching up:

My Colnago came with a Prologo short nose saddle and I really like the short front. I've used Spec. Toupes since the 2-oughts but I really love this one, YMMV

As for chocolate, I was allergic as a child with hives, vomiting, etc. After puberty, I no longer get hives but I still sick if I eat dark chocolate. Milk chocolate is all I can handle.

Dallas, I'm betting that your saddle fit is fine for you.

On the home front, I'm stuck at home waiting for a DHL delivery that requires a signature. Hate that.
Waited for FedEx all day -- signature required delivery. The "Home Delivery" guy pulls into the driveway and, as I'm walking down the driveway, he takes off without delivering any packages.
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I hesitate to ride my road bike when the streets are wet, and I won't ride in the ran, but I'm soft AF when it comes to weather. I admire tough guys/gals. however.
I admire the girls who can crush me. Especially when they're nice.
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Waited for FedEx all day -- signature required delivery. The "Home Delivery" guy pulls into the driveway and, as I'm walking down the driveway, he takes off without delivering any packages.
Dang, that's frigging cold.

At least DHL gave me a delivery window. 8 am until whenever we get there.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
Dang, that's frigging cold.

At least DHL gave me a delivery window. 8 am until whenever we get there.
The contractor that FedEx uses for "Home Delivery" around here is fairly unreliable.
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SSS has now lost all taste and smell
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I admire the girls who can crush me. Especially when they're nice.
I know her. She's a true badass, and has been for decades. She also lives about 3 blocks from me
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SSS has now lost all taste and smell
Try Viagra.


Seriously, hope you both get over it quickly.
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Moderna #3 uploaded. I'm hoping it comes with some of the Zwift power-ups.
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The contractor that FedEx uses for "Home Delivery" around here is fairly unreliable.
My package arrived at 4 PM.
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