Cycling and bicycle discussion forums. 
   Click here to join our community Log in to access your Control Panel  


Go Back   > >

Fifty Plus (50+) Share the victories, challenges, successes and special concerns of bicyclists 50 and older. Especially useful for those entering or reentering bicycling.

User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 05-01-07, 03:16 PM   #1
howsteepisit
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
howsteepisit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Eugene, OR
Bikes: Mecian
Posts: 3,673
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 47 Post(s)
When Pie is not Pie

As I have not seen a pie ride mentioned lately I thought I would start up a pie thread My ride last Sunday started out great. Felt like one with the bike, cruised about 17 mph for 22 miles. Stopped at a local gas station and had a cup of coffee and a Hostess Fruit Pie! Cherry!. I don't like to stop when riding alone and leave my bike outside a restaurant so it was pretend pie for me. Then for about 15 mikes i was riding up a 1% slope and slowed a bit but was still feeling great. Then a10-20 mph headwind for the last 15 or so miles and it was hell, gusts higher. Still a great ride though.
howsteepisit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 03:22 PM   #2
SaiKaiTai
Senior Member
 
SaiKaiTai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Bikes:
Posts: 2,990
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
I should have had some pie last Saturday. It sure would have helped.
I even stopped in a minimart for a fill up of the ol' water bottle but, no, I forgot about pie.
I think I was too busy trying not to pass out. But, man, it was great ride.
Can't wait to go try it again.
With vengeance in my heart
SaiKaiTai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 03:33 PM   #3
linux_author
370H-SSV-0773H
 
linux_author's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Penniless Park, Fla.
Bikes: Merlin Fortius, Specialized Crossroads & Rockhopper, Serotta Fierte, Pedal Force RS2
Posts: 2,750
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
- do Tastykake pies count as pie?

linux_author is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 04:07 PM   #4
guybierhaus
Senior Member
 
guybierhaus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Oley, PA
Bikes: Flat bar road bike, trail bike and MTB
Posts: 880
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
" do Tastykake pies count as pie? "

270 calories, 2.5 grams sat. fat, 2.5 grams trans fat, 19 grams sugar. Sounds like pie to me. Could have made it French Apple, 50 more calories, 30 grams sugar. Yummm.
__________________
BierHaus Bertolette Road Bike, built 2007
BierHaus SRT Trail Bike, built 2010
Fuji Mt. Pro - 2007
guybierhaus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 04:08 PM   #5
Jet Travis
Ride Daddy Ride
 
Jet Travis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Villa Incognito
Bikes: 1983 Trek 720; 1983 Trek 620; 1989 Gi Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra; LeMond Victoire; Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro
Posts: 2,648
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Pie is, arguably not a pie when it's:

A tart, a turnover, a pandowdy, a quiche, a pizza, a pastry, a pasty. It's definitely not a pie when it's a cake, a tort, a bun, a pancake, or cookie. Debates rage as to whether a pie is a pie when it's a crumble, a trifle, a cobbler or or a betty. A pie could be a pie when it is a Moon Pie or an Eskimo Pie, but that is open to regional interpretation and local folkways.

Spoonbreads, grunts, slumps and hermits are in a category all their own. Don't let anyone tell you that they are pies. They most assuredly are not.

I think I've been at my editing job too long.
__________________
"Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer

Last edited by Jet Travis; 05-01-07 at 04:15 PM.
Jet Travis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 05:21 PM   #6
chipcom 
Infamous Member
 
chipcom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Ohio
Bikes: Surly Big Dummy, Fuji World, 80ish Bianchi
Posts: 24,366
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Pie not pie?

I CAN'T HANDLE THESE MIND GAMES!!!!!
__________________
"Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey
chipcom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 07:32 PM   #7
Jet Travis
Ride Daddy Ride
 
Jet Travis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Villa Incognito
Bikes: 1983 Trek 720; 1983 Trek 620; 1989 Gi Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra; LeMond Victoire; Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro
Posts: 2,648
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
If Chipcom says it's pie, then i'ts pie. Good to see you back. Nice perm.
__________________
"Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer
Jet Travis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 07:44 PM   #8
Digital Gee
I need more cowbell.
 
Digital Gee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Reno, Nevada
Bikes: 2015 Specialized Sirrus Elite, 2012 Masi Evoluzione
Posts: 8,111
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Wonder if Chipcom shaves?
__________________
2015 Sirrus Elite
2012 Masi Evoluzione

Proud member of the original Club Tombay
Digital Gee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-07, 08:08 PM   #9
chipcom 
Infamous Member
 
chipcom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Ohio
Bikes: Surly Big Dummy, Fuji World, 80ish Bianchi
Posts: 24,366
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Digital Gee
Wonder if Chipcom shaves?
Two peso to find out, sailor.
__________________
"Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey
chipcom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 07:50 AM   #10
rck
Senior Member
 
rck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Location: monroe (sw) wi
Bikes: cannondale 400st, dean el diente, specialized hybrid
Posts: 1,288
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Haven't been on a pie ride for two weeks now! 3 weeks ago Skipper and I did a new pie ride-from New Glarus to Mt. Horeb, wi. Had pie at a place called blue sky. 2 pieces of pie and a couple of cups of coffee cost 10 bucks-darn near twice the cost of Irma's. It was, however, a nice ride. 47 miles 3800 feet of climbing and against the wind for only 20 miles or so. Won't make Irma's this week either due to prior commitments. I will just have to content myself wearing my Irma's sweatshirt.
rck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 08:30 AM   #11
Monoborracho
Senior Member
 
Monoborracho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Deep In The Heart
Bikes: Seven Ti Tandem, Blue T12 tri bike, 92 Paramount, 93 Schwinn Mesa MTB, Soma Saga
Posts: 2,611
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jet Travis
A pie could be a pie when it is a Moon Pie or an Eskimo Pie, but that is open to regional interpretation and local folkways..
I have a ride I usually reserve for Fridays, or Saturday mornings...out past the country club to wave at friends, then about 35 miles and pass by two country stores and a liquor store at 20 miles. I usually buy a Mrs. Baird's fried pie. Pecan is my favorite, but cherry will do is a pinch. Blueberry is welcome, but its rarely on the shelf. If they are out of my favorite, two Moon Pies and a gatorade will suffice.

I consider it a real pie ride.

The Dallas Randonneur group goes out this way and, depending upon which store I partonize, they always ask if I need them to sign my card on the early Saturday morning stop.
__________________
Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.....Milton Friedman
Monoborracho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 08:31 AM   #12
JanMM
rebmeM roineS
 
JanMM's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: In Central IN
Bikes: RANS V3, RANS V-Rex, RANS Screamer
Posts: 13,340
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 16 Post(s)
It's not pie when its 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510582097494459230781640628620899862803482534211706 79 82148086513282306647093844609550582
JanMM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 08:49 AM   #13
BluesDawg
just keep riding
 
BluesDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Bikes: 2015 Specialized AWOL Comp frameset (custom build), 2015 Zukas custom road, 2014 Specialized Crave Pro 29, 2003 KHS Milano Tandem, 1986 Nishiki Cadence rigid MTB, 1980ish Fuji S-12S
Posts: 13,248
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 33 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Monoborracho
two Moon Pies and a gatorade will suffice.


Are you crazy?!?!?!

Moon Pie is only to be eaten with an RC (pronounced ar-uh see) Cola.

You ain't from around here, are ya?
BluesDawg is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 08:59 AM   #14
Jet Travis
Ride Daddy Ride
 
Jet Travis's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Villa Incognito
Bikes: 1983 Trek 720; 1983 Trek 620; 1989 Gi Cannondale Bad Boy Ultra; LeMond Victoire; Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro
Posts: 2,648
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by BluesDawg


Are you crazy?!?!?!

Moon Pie is only to be eaten with an RC (pronounced ar-uh see) Cola.

You ain't from around here, are ya?
Stock up on supplies at the Moon Pie General Store:

http://secure.woodgroupinc.com/moonpie/homeacc.asp
Attached Images
File Type: jpg itsouth.jpg (11.0 KB, 6 views)
__________________
"Light it up, Popo." --Levi Leipheimer
Jet Travis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 09:05 AM   #15
Beverly
Senior Member ??
 
Beverly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Englewood,Ohio
Bikes: 2007 Trek Madone 5.0 WSD - 2007 Trek 4300 WSD - 2008 Trek 520 - 2014 Catrike Trail
Posts: 5,094
Mentioned: 1 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Monoborracho
If they are out, two Moon Pies and a gatoradw will suffice.
I'll fight anyone who wishes to argue about that being my pie ride.
I can't believe you drank gatorade with a Moon Pie
Nothing goes with Moon Pies except RC Cola!!!

http://nashville.about.com/cs/histor...rcnmoonpie.htm
__________________
=============================================================

Enjoy the little things in life, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.
-- Antonio Smith
Beverly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 09:18 AM   #16
howsteepisit
Senior Member
Thread Starter
 
howsteepisit's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Eugene, OR
Bikes: Mecian
Posts: 3,673
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 47 Post(s)
Wow, do they still sell RC Cola? We are a bit behind the times here in Montana. But I never liked moon"not a pie" pies anyway. Have a club 50 iler this Saturday, I think there willbe a stop for real pie in Cardwell MT!
howsteepisit is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 11:13 AM   #17
stapfam
Time for a change.
 
stapfam's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: 6 miles inland from the coast of Sussex, in the South East of England
Bikes: Dale MT2000. Bianchi FS920 Kona Explosif. Giant TCR C. Boreas Ignis. Pinarello Fp Uno.
Posts: 19,915
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Pie is not that big over here- except apple and Mince. I have found though that there is no substitute for pie. That Pastry to give the carbs- the fruit to give the Fructose and the Cream, Or Custard, to help it slip down so you can get a second helping in.
__________________
How long was I in the army? Five foot seven.


Spike Milligan
stapfam is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 11:16 AM   #18
Artkansas 
Pedaled too far.
 
Artkansas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: La Petite Roche
Bikes:
Posts: 12,858
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by linux_author
- do Tastykake pies count as pie?

It looks like that pie are square, or at least rectangular.
Artkansas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 11:46 AM   #19
centexwoody
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: Brazos River valley, south central TX
Bikes: 2005 Surly LHT; 2006 Surly CrossCheck with Extracycle; 1987 Schwinn World Sport as urban cruiser
Posts: 1,298
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Yesterday one of the ladies in the Head Honcho's office had brought in a fresh homemade pie. Dewberry made from her great-grandmother's recipe. Not too sweet, not too tart, delicious crumble atop it all.

She even made a fresh pot of coffee while I raved about the pie! And told me that as a cycle commuter I could eat two pieces if I wanted since no one else in that office 'earned' the right to eat pie.
__________________
centexwoody
They're beautiful handsome machines that translate energy into joy.
centexwoody is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 11:48 AM   #20
chipcom 
Infamous Member
 
chipcom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Ohio
Bikes: Surly Big Dummy, Fuji World, 80ish Bianchi
Posts: 24,366
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by BluesDawg

Are you crazy?!?!?!

Moon Pie is only to be eaten with an RC (pronounced ar-uh see) Cola.

You ain't from around here, are ya?
Or Dr. Pibb.
__________________
"Let us hope our weapons are never needed --but do not forget what the common people knew when they demanded the Bill of Rights: An armed citizenry is the first defense, the best defense, and the final defense against tyranny. If guns are outlawed, only the government will have guns. Only the police, the secret police, the military, the hired servants of our rulers. Only the government -- and a few outlaws. I intend to be among the outlaws" - Edward Abbey
chipcom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 12:26 PM   #21
Monoborracho
Senior Member
 
Monoborracho's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Deep In The Heart
Bikes: Seven Ti Tandem, Blue T12 tri bike, 92 Paramount, 93 Schwinn Mesa MTB, Soma Saga
Posts: 2,611
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by BluesDawg


Are you crazy?!?!?!

Moon Pie is only to be eaten with an RC (pronounced ar-uh see) Cola.

You ain't from around here, are ya?
You guys need to get out more. Some places around here sell RC and some don't.

At least we established that moon pie is real pie....not a person arguing that point.
__________________
Most economic fallacies derive from the tendency to assume that there is a fixed pie, that one party can gain only at the expense of another.....Milton Friedman
Monoborracho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 12:40 PM   #22
BluesDawg
just keep riding
 
BluesDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Bikes: 2015 Specialized AWOL Comp frameset (custom build), 2015 Zukas custom road, 2014 Specialized Crave Pro 29, 2003 KHS Milano Tandem, 1986 Nishiki Cadence rigid MTB, 1980ish Fuji S-12S
Posts: 13,248
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 33 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Monoborracho
You guys need to get out more. Some places around here sell RC and some don't.
Well then, I guess you know which places to go.
BluesDawg is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 12:41 PM   #23
BluesDawg
just keep riding
 
BluesDawg's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Milledgeville, Georgia
Bikes: 2015 Specialized AWOL Comp frameset (custom build), 2015 Zukas custom road, 2014 Specialized Crave Pro 29, 2003 KHS Milano Tandem, 1986 Nishiki Cadence rigid MTB, 1980ish Fuji S-12S
Posts: 13,248
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 33 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by chipcom
Or Dr. Pibb.
No. and not Mr. Pibb either.
BluesDawg is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 01:08 PM   #24
swan652
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Central Illinois
Bikes: '01 Specialized Hard Rock, '06 Specialized Sequoia
Posts: 449
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 0 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jet Travis

I think I've been at my editing job too long.

No, it's because you shaved your legs.
swan652 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-07, 05:06 PM   #25
Artkansas 
Pedaled too far.
 
Artkansas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: La Petite Roche
Bikes:
Posts: 12,858
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1 Post(s)
Quote:
Originally Posted by BluesDawg
Moon Pie is only to be eaten with an RC (pronounced ar-uh see) Cola.
And the proper pronounciation of Moon Pie is "moon paih"
Artkansas is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:57 PM.