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Old 03-06-09, 08:53 AM   #1
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This is all backwards...

I thought I'd been here long enough to figure out that the ****head posts and facepalm moments happened during the off-season when people were spending so little time on their bikes they had to fill the void by creating stupid threads on internet forums.

But here we are on the cusp of spring and the level of stupidity has erupted.

What gives?
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Old 03-06-09, 09:05 AM   #2
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I thought I'd been here long enough to figure out that the ****head posts and facepalm moments happened during the off-season when people were spending so little time on their bikes they had to fill the void by creating stupid threads on internet forums.

But here we are on the cusp of spring and the level of stupidity has erupted.

What gives?
The stupidity level is increasing in rc, but not really here in rbr...

People are just starting to get back on their bikes as much of the country thaws out.
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I thought I'd been here long enough to figure out that the ****head posts and facepalm moments happened during the off-season when people were spending so little time on their bikes they had to fill the void by creating stupid threads on internet forums.

But here we are on the cusp of spring and the level of stupidity has erupted.

What gives?
it's March 6th. We are approaching the first Full Moon in March. All these Bored Snowbound Roadies are chomping at the bit to go ride; And Old man Winter socks them with another 10" of snow, keeping them on the trainers for another week.
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I thought I'd been here long enough to figure out that the ****head posts and facepalm moments happened during the off-season when people were spending so little time on their bikes they had to fill the void by creating stupid threads on internet forums.

But here we are on the cusp of spring and the level of stupidity has erupted.

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you're too young, and have been at this sport for too short a time, to be so self righteous.

now shut up, and get off my stoop.
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Old 03-06-09, 09:32 AM   #5
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Just wait. I'm weening off the pain meds. There should be some "real" dumb **** posting soon. Not just the usual dumb **** I post.
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Old 03-06-09, 09:59 AM   #6
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Obviously I don't spend enough time here on BF, because I have no idea of the idiocy that you speak of.

I suppose I shouldn't be outside riding as much as I am, then maybe I'd be able to keep up on the daily goings-on.
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Old 03-06-09, 10:02 AM   #7
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Did I miss something particularly stupid? The recent stupidity level seems to be about normal for BF.
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Are we referring to the incessant, overblown, nauseating cat5 threads?
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It was fun spinning out on the trail today. You had the roadies that were going to/from someplace that had been training all winter in bibs/short sleeves. Then you had the "thawed" roadies that haven't trained all winter in leg warmers, arm warmers and occasionally wind breakers.

And it was 65 at 9AM. Fun fun
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Did I miss something particularly stupid? The recent stupidity level seems to be about normal for BF.
It's increased a little bit...

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Are we referring to the incessant, overblown, nauseating cat5 threads?
Yeah, I think that's it.

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It was fun spinning out on the trail today. You had the roadies that were going to/from someplace that had been training all winter in bibs/short sleeves. Then you had the "thawed" roadies that haven't trained all winter in leg warmers, arm warmers and occasionally wind breakers.

And it was 65 at 9AM. Fun fun
Yeah, this morning I thought it was pretty nice and warm here, but on a ride the guy next to me asks if I am impervious to cold...
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But here we are on the cusp of spring and the level of stupidity has erupted.

What gives?
Perhaps it's best to inquire directly from the source. What say you, Pcad?
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Old 03-07-09, 05:21 PM   #12
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It was fun spinning out on the trail today. You had the roadies that were going to/from someplace that had been training all winter in bibs/short sleeves. Then you had the "thawed" roadies that haven't trained all winter in leg warmers, arm warmers and occasionally wind breakers.

And it was 65 at 9AM. Fun fun
Arm and leg warmers at 65 degrees? Certain Southern Californians have no clue. I would be in bibs and short sleeves, for sure, possibly as low as 62 or so.
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It was fun spinning out on the trail today. You had the roadies that were going to/from someplace that had been training all winter in bibs/short sleeves. Then you had the "thawed" roadies that haven't trained all winter in leg warmers, arm warmers and occasionally wind breakers.

And it was 65 at 9AM. Fun fun
I deliberately avoided the trail today.
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Arm and leg warmers at 65 degrees? Certain Southern Californians have no clue. I would be in bibs and short sleeves, for sure, possibly as low as 62 or so.
has nothing to do with having a clue, or being a socal wussy.

i wear (light) arm warmers at 18C, and usually have knee warmers as well.
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Today was a nice reprive from winter. I exposed as much skin to it as was socially (and practically) appropriate.
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Today was a nice reprive from winter. I exposed as much skin to it as was socially (and practically) appropriate.
i like your mask.

chances are i'll be banned for this, but i stopped caring.
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I had pegged you as a shoe guy, botto.
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+1

79 deg. down here and I got sunburned.
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Yeah, the weather was wonderful during the race today. Really nice change from last weekend - cold, rainy, nasty.
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This temporary warmth is just excellent. I rode with no layers in 53 deg weather, and it felt great.
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I rode with no gloves for part of the ride today.

NO GLOVES.

Amazing.
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I wear knee warmers down to about 65. Today it was 67 and I was in a typical short sleeved kit and knee warmers. My tendinitis thanks me.
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I was happy not to wear a balaclava. -4 C...spring is coming!
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