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    Singing in the rain

    Had my first ride in liquid precip in quite awhile.

    It was nice.

    I won't like it as much next month.
    Last edited by tjspiel; 03-27-14 at 01:34 PM.
    If you're not riding with a psychedelic gecko on your shirt, you ARE having a substandard experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tjspiel View Post
    Had my first ride in liquid precip in quite a while.

    It was nice.

    I won't like it as much next month.
    On one post a long time ago, the subscriber described the water kicked up from the road as a mixture containing oil, road grime, and liquefied road kill.

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    Don't fear the cycle of life! Embrace it! The oil in the bicycle chain and the lube in the bearings all came from ancient road kill. Every drop of water we drink has been animal pee at some point or other, in addition to being a soup of animal corpses and poop from land and sea. Most yummy fruits and veggies have grown thanks to the defecatory efforts of many animals. We ourselves can be thought of as nothing more than a mobile home apartment complex for microbes that have lived with us since we were born, and without which we would probably get sick and die.

    Cleanliness is for the untidy of mind! Embrace the animal earthiness of our origins!

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    Quote Originally Posted by David Bierbaum View Post
    Don't fear the cycle of life! Embrace it! The oil in the bicycle chain and the lube in the bearings all came from ancient road kill. Every drop of water we drink has been animal pee at some point or other, in addition to being a soup of animal corpses and poop from land and sea. Most yummy fruits and veggies have grown thanks to the defecatory efforts of many animals. We ourselves can be thought of as nothing more than a mobile home apartment complex for microbes that have lived with us since we were born, and without which we would probably get sick and die.

    Cleanliness is for the untidy of mind! Embrace the animal earthiness of our origins!
    Speak for yourself! Our drinking water in this area comes from an amazing aquifer way down below the ground! Memphis is known for some of the best drinking water in the nation.

    Farther south in MS the water comes from the MS river and man, that stuff just looks nasty compared to our water.
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    Quote Originally Posted by tjspiel View Post
    Had my first ride in liquid precip in quite a while.

    It was nice.

    I won't like it as much next month.

    real rain...finally

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim from Boston View Post
    On one post a long time ago, the subscriber described the water kicked up from the road as a mixture containing oil, road grime, and liquefied road kill.


    While I wouldn't fill up my water bottle with that stuff, I doubt getting a little spritzing of it in my face now and then is going to kill me.
    If you're not riding with a psychedelic gecko on your shirt, you ARE having a substandard experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lenA View Post
    real rain...finally
    Here's somebody who can relate.

    If I squint just the right way while looking out the window, I don't see any snow at all. I'm hoping this rain can take out a good chunk of what's left.
    If you're not riding with a psychedelic gecko on your shirt, you ARE having a substandard experience.

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    yea the voice really doesn't carry as well when its snowing ..

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