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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

Addiction LXXVIII

Old 05-23-20, 11:21 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
One thing I learned from YouTube last niight is that there's an Everesting Hall of Fame that records the first person to everest on a given climb

https://everesting.cc/hall-of-fame/#/ride
Do you have to pay an annual membership fee to see beyond the top 10?
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Old 05-23-20, 11:24 AM
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While riding my bike solo and maintaining social distance. No.
That's about where I am. Although I would admit that wearing a mask reduces the chances of inhaling bugs, so there is that.
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Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
Indeed. Some YouTube set of stairs became famous, so they came from Louisiana to do their trick. Start to finish stupid.

That voice though....
Actually, after a little poking around, that looks like it might be the El Toro 20, a staircase in CA that's famous in the BMX world. Traveling from LA isn't so outlandish in that case.
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Old 05-23-20, 11:31 AM
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Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
Whoa, that's a healthy neat double there.
It's not a big glass. There's about 2 oz. there.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
While riding my bike solo and maintaining social distance. No.
You must have wider MUPs than ones here, because one could certainly expel viruses the width of our MUPs.
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Originally Posted by ericy View Post
That's about where I am. Although I would admit that wearing a mask reduces the chances of inhaling bugs, so there is that.
I've only consumed one bug so far this year!
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
One thing I learned from YouTube last niight is that there's an Everesting Hall of Fame that records the first person to everest on a given climb

https://everesting.cc/hall-of-fame/#/ride
So do you have any Everesting aspirations yet>?
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Old 05-23-20, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
<===Walks down stairs
Same
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Old 05-23-20, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
<===Walks down stairs
Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Same
If I'm on a MTB I usually don't

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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
So do you have any Everesting aspirations yet>?
I did a browser search on the page for any in Tennessee, and none turned up. Lots of possibilities!
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
He better not come to the city. Mask wearing seems to be decreasing exponentially every day. And Im not just talking about people exercising.
Same here.
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Old 05-23-20, 12:01 PM
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Originally Posted by Bah Humbug View Post
Might I ask which pancake compressor?
Mineis a Bostitch 2.6 cfm,6 gal., 150 PSI that I bought at Harbor Freight. I'm guessing between $125 and $150.

I usually try to seat the beads first with a valve adaptor and if that doesn't work, then I pull the core and try again. My latest tires are Giant Gavia AC 0 and i didn't even soap the beads or have to pull the cores except to put sealant in. Same with some Vittorria Terreno gravel tires that I installed a few weeks ago.

Like I said, I had to let my LBS pop a Schwalbe Pro One on a couple years ago before I bought the compressor.
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My wife and I did a short leg-resting ride and no sooner got in when the heavens opened up and we're in the middle of a tornado watch.

Never got hit by a drop of rain.
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Old 05-23-20, 12:22 PM
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Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
Indeed. Some YouTube set of stairs became famous, so they came from Louisiana to do their trick. Start to finish stupid.

That voice though....
ikr lol
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
While re-installing a headbadge a few months ago, I dropped one of the screws three times, and found it almost immediately each time. God was smiling on me.
Problem is you've up all your good luck for lord knows how long.
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Same thing happened with chicks.
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
It's not a big glass. There's about 2 oz. there.
Thats what I thought. It looks narrow.
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Youre in high demand.
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I took yesterday off to do yard work and did more yard work today. the yard work to cycling ratio is about 1 to 1.
F that noise.

The year without summer is heating up.
#NotAsYoungAsIUsedToBe
#StillAwesome
#JustNotAsAwesome
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Im gonna praise you like I should.


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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Same
Usually
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My wife and I did a short leg-resting ride and no sooner got in when the heavens opened up and we're in the middle of a tornado watch.

Never got hit by a drop of rain.
Nice
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We know.
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