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Old 06-08-07, 08:19 AM   #1
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Since I started riding

I feel like I've been getting in a better mood than before. I was always in a pretty good mood before that, but now I'm starting to sing in the shower. I haven't done that in 40 years, since my first divorce. Just saying
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I feel like I've been getting in a better mood than before. I was always in a pretty good mood before that, but now I'm starting to sing in the shower. I haven't done that in 40 years, since my first divorce. Just saying
I hope someone has warned your second wife.
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I feel like I've been getting in a better mood than before. I was always in a pretty good mood before that, but now I'm starting to sing in the shower. I haven't done that in 40 years, since my first divorce. Just saying
+1 I think I've become addicted to cycling. I got to ride to get my fix.
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My wife claims that I am in such a good mood most of the time it's sickening. You just can't please um.
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What kind of songs George? Just curious.
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It's hangin' 'round here with us at BF50+ that's putting you in the good mood. Just sayin'.
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What kind of songs George? Just curious.

Raw Hide, Roll Em Roll Em Roll Em.
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Raw Hide, Roll Em Roll Em Roll Em.
You know, this is what I love about BF50+. Yesterday Mad Dog Vachon, today the Rawhide song. I feel like I'm reliving my childhood.
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Yesterday I had the Beatles stuck in my head. Could have been much worse!
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I have a friend who had "Henry the Eighth" stuck for YEARS. That is what I would indeed call worse. I'd catch him whistling it all the time and yell at him to cut it out!
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Raw Hide, Roll Em Roll Em Roll Em.

Hyaahhh!!! (whip cracking sound over laid). Damn fine shower song there for sure!
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Hmmmm.....singing "rawhide" after cycling
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Rawhide was my theme song in the swingin' 70's

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I feel like I've been getting in a better mood than before. I was always in a pretty good mood before that, but now I'm starting to sing in the shower. I haven't done that in 40 years, since my first divorce. Just saying
I didn't start singing in the showers until I got divorced. Now I know what Dr. Martin Luther King meant when he said, "Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, I'm free at last."

Heck, I've sung every day for about the last 10 years after 29 rough years.

Seriously, though, endorphines may have something to do with your happy state--that is if you didn't find a 5 gallon bucket of Viagra.

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I didn't start singing in the showers until I got divorced. Now I know what Dr. Martin Luther King meant when he said, "Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty, I'm free at last."

Heck, I've sung every day for about the last 10 years after 29 rough years.

Seriously, though, endorphines may have something to do with your happy state--that is if you didn't find a 5 gallon bucket of Viagra.

Or maybe, just maybe,







really just maybe,












you found a saddle you liked.

Man, I wish you didn't bring that up. This B 17 is so comfortible I can't believe it. Now I'm asking myself if I used to much proofide ( about 4 coats). If I did, and this one is ruined, I wont have another one under me.
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George, lay off the proofhide awhile and enjoy the ride. Try a "Momma's and Pappas" song in the shower.
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I always thought proofhide was for sippin', like a fine Tennessee bourbon.
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Now George, you aren't going overboard with that Proofhide, are you? All Brooks recommends is very light use of Proofhide to help weather protect the saddle and keep it from drying out. I think at a frequency of about once or twice a year. The small tin they provide in the care kit should be enough to last 10 years or more.
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Now George, you aren't going overboard with that Proofhide, are you? All Brooks recommends is very light use of Proofhide to help weather protect the saddle and keep it from drying out. I think at a frequency of about once or twice a year. The small tin they provide in the care kit should be enough to last 10 years or more.

I was at the point, either pitch it, or ride it, so I added proofide. I really hope I didn't ruin it, but after all those miles I was getting pretty fed up. I read where one guy gave the adjustment screw a half turn off. Maybe I should have done that, but it was after the fact.
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George, listen carefully. You have not ruined your saddle. It will be fine. Now, take the remaining Proofide and any other concoctions you may have, place them in a bag. If you bought one of those little wrenches for adjusting the seat tension, put it in the bag. Now take the bag and give it to your wife. Ask her to put it away someplace safe (or just put a brick in the bag and throw it off a bridge). Ride the bike for about a year or two and then, maybe, get about a dime-sized dab of someone else's Proofide and rub it into the saddle.

Leave it alone. You can't ruin it if you don't mess with it.
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George, listen carefully. You have not ruined your saddle. It will be fine. Now, take the remaining Proofide and any other concoctions you may have, place them in a bag. If you bought one of those little wrenches for adjusting the seat tension, put it in the bag. Now take the bag and give it to your wife. Ask her to put it away someplace safe (or just put a brick in the bag and throw it off a bridge). Ride the bike for about a year or two and then, maybe, get about a dime-sized dab of someone else's Proofide and rub it into the saddle.

Leave it alone. You can't ruin it if you don't mess with it.

I needed that, really , thanks BluesDawg.
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I feel like I've been getting in a better mood than before. I was always in a pretty good mood before that, but now I'm starting to sing in the shower. I haven't done that in 40 years, since my first divorce. Just saying
Yep, getting rid of those annoying things in your life does leave you singing in the shower
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Quite often I get serenaded by Red Rider in the Stoker seat. She gets so happy during a good ride she will break out in song. Sometimes she just makes something up to go along with the ride. That and mooing at cows, braying at donkeys, gobbling at turkeys and clicking at horses make for an interesting ride.
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