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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    What brings you peace?

    For me, it's trusting myself and knowing things will work out eventually.
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    We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    For me it becomes the situation, versus the decision, etc.

    It's the quiet time - perhaps between 3-5 pm, where I'm usually outdoors, quiet - perhaps next to a water source or in a park or even just riding along on a quiet road, slight breeze and the sun still is warming and you just bask in it. Almost surreal. It smells good, it feels good - and for some reason my problems melt away at those moments. I smile then.

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    Locking the doors of the shop for the night.
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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    Certainly not my children. At least not yet. They are good people, but not a source of peace.

    The closest I come is riding out on a quiet road on a nice day.
    The search for inner peace continues...

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    ice cold can of coke.
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    Life is good RonH's Avatar
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    Been watching Oprah and Eckhart Tolle on oprah.com?
    My bikes --> 2001 Litespeed Tuscany---2013 Cannondale CAAD 10 2 (5) "Racing Edition"

    Life is like a 10-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles Schultz

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    I can't find my pants mirona's Avatar
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    I feel most peaceful when someone is suffering behind me on a climb. That, and when I've had morphine.

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    When I have those few moments of total lucidity and I can let go of all the crap that's constantly going on around me. When I can find that 5-10 minutes of complete happiness in just being.

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    To crush my enemies, see them driven before me, and to hear the lamentation of their women.

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    Dude wheres my guads? skinnyone's Avatar
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    Dunno really..

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    - A table by the window with a cup of coffee and a newspaper.

    - Watching a satelite bisect the Summer Triangle.

    - Three or four friends and a pitcher of beer.

    - Sunrise from above the tree line on the front range of the Rocky Mountains.

    - Gas in the tank, snacks in the car, and an open highway.

    - Walking outside on a sunny cold day in January after a fresh snowfall (in Minnesota anyway).

    - Staring into a campfire at night.

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    sunny summer day, no clouds and just finished a ride up the mountain waiting to do the ride down.

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    The moments before I wake up, when I'm semiconsious...just before the alarm buzzes.
    "Study your math, kids. Key to the Universe." - Gabriel in The Prophecy

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    The ring on my finger.
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    Ski, bike and wish I was gay.

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    But seriously, I guess really and truly having nothing that needs to be done, and thus being able to enjoy the moment without worry might do it. Not sure, though. It's not a feeling I can often claim, unfortunately.

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    On a really long ride, I fall inside myself and the world simplifies to the patterns around me, and the patterns of breathing.

    It's literal perfection....no pressures, no worries, just existing in the moment.
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    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

    "We can judge the heart of a man by his treatment of animals." - Immanuel Kant

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    Dude wheres my guads? skinnyone's Avatar
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    Actually making with the sexes kinda helps..

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    Absolute solitude while on a bike.
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    Sitting on the porch, good beer in hand, good friends sitting with me, working on bikes.

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    All I need is to be careless, worry free, and be with someone I love, doing anything. Best, feeling, in the world.

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    valium generally works.....
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    Yet more proof that I'm.. well, pretty much right about everything.

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    Sometimes my friends...but when they fail, my pimp usually comes through.
    "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

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    Phobias are for irrational fears. Fear of junk ripping badgers is perfectly rational. Those things are nasty.

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    The 5-10 seconds laying on the ground after a crash thinking "Damn I'm ok".... before you see the damage to your motorcycle, bike, etc.

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