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Road Cycling It 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. -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 07-29-21, 08:51 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
We know.

Share with the group how young and fit I appear in person.
We had a nice chat and besides the swollen knees and tape on your infusion site you were awesome.

sadly if I gain any more weight I'll need a bro.
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Old 07-29-21, 08:52 PM
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Driving home tonight there were people everywhere, and I mean everywhere, doing gymnastics floor exercises in driveways, lawns, and even in the streets.
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Old 07-29-21, 09:10 PM
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Originally Posted by sshakari View Post
Just saw that in the searches. All things considered - including that its tough to find cycling stuff, I should just buy a new bike. Open to suggestions.
Whatever your LBS has in stock that fits you? maybe buy a gravel/adventure bike as well as a regular road bike. Add a MTB and you have most bases covered.
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Old 07-29-21, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
We had a nice chat and besides the swollen knees and tape on your infusion site you were awesome.
My knees aren't swollen now. TTKU
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Driving home tonight there were people everywhere, and I mean everywhere, doing gymnastics floor exercises in driveways, lawns, and even in the streets.
Here people do that at the gymnasium.
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Old 07-30-21, 05:05 AM
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Morning training ride.
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Old 07-30-21, 05:31 AM
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I am contemplating a daybreak ride tomorrow morning. Start temps will be 57F. Who needs a gilet in July? Me, possibly.
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Morning training ride.
Does that have a ceramic coating?
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Old 07-30-21, 06:37 AM
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Morning training ride.
Hill repeats?
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who and why would a raod bike company like Canyon put 1 1/4" steerer tube?
assumed it was 1 1/8" like the rest of the good bike companies and baught a Deda 100 stem & now have to return it...... should have checked before ordering.
My Giant Propel has an 1-1/4" steerer.
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Philly got spared the storms for the most part, but a couple of tornadoes touched down in the region.
Saw the pics.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post
We had a nice chat and besides the swollen knees and tape on your infusion site you were awesome.

sadly if I gain any more weight I'll need a bro.
Manzier!
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I forgot to have my wife charge the battery when she got home Tuesday and it died tonight after 5 minutes.
sad.
I mowed yesterday and my 80v mower batteries were fine but my trimmer and blower(s) all had dead batteries which I've never had happen before. I'm assuming the heat did it to them.

I use them every 3-4 days and have a regular charging routine but my routine failed me yesterday.
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Old 07-30-21, 06:56 AM
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genejockey oh, hey - I haven't completely forgotten, but I still haven't laid my hands on that GPU. Digging around in the closet has turned up nothing, so I'll have to brave the basement. I know that I gave some hardware away to one of my ~nephews, but I don't think that the card was included in that, so I'll look a little more.
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Old 07-30-21, 07:12 AM
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I use them every 3-4 days
???
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Old 07-30-21, 07:39 AM
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Who needs a gilet in July? Me, possibly.
I wish. I'd take that over looking like I was sprayed down with a hose once I'm done.
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I wish. I'd take that over looking like I was sprayed down with a hose once I'm done.
I think I will only need it the first 1-2 hours tomorrow. Most days are hot and humid, tomorrow is unusually cool.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Morning training ride.
Hot.
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Heavy.
Fixed
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Fixed
Okay, hot and heavy.
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Okay, hot and heavy.
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I'm getting pretty slick at running new derailleur cables all up in my plastic bike frame. I'll get it down to five minutes by the time I buy bike with electronical shifting.
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An hour since last post? Since when did employment responsibilities interfere with your BF postings? This is preposterous, folks!
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Oh?

Come on down here for a ride, rjones28
No. It's time for Velo Vol to travel somewhere, anywhere other than Sharpsville.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Hill repeats?
I the train was crossing a big bridge, but only once

My favorite road sign on the route:


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Originally Posted by MoAlpha View Post
I'm getting pretty slick at running new derailleur cables all up in my plastic bike frame. I'll get it down to five minutes by the time I buy bike with electronical shifting.

dont worry, you can always transfer your skills to my bike.
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