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    It's easy being green. recumelectric's Avatar
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    Where is everybody?

    About a month ago, this place (the whole board) was jumpin'. I couldn't keep up with all the posts. Now they just sit there with occasional changes. Has my perception changed or is everyone back in their cars with their conventional lives?
    When I ride, the troubles just roll off my back.

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    School just started. People are busy. We always go on the back burner during this time. But during winter it will be hoppin' again.

    Other than that, it looks like it's just me and you at this gawd awful hour. But that's only because I have to go to work soon.
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    I'm here too - can't sleep for some reason.
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    Hey guyz? Guyz? Wait up!! Siu Blue Wind's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravenmore View Post
    I'm here too - can't sleep for some reason.
    Go wake up April. Why should you have to suffer alone?
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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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    woke her up earlier.
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    Mean people are like slinkys. They're really not worth much but still are rather entertaining to watch tumble down the stairs.

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    I woke up around 30mins ago...
    which would be 2pm EST

    reason I did that was because it was cold and raining
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    People started reading my signature.
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    What's frightening is how coherent Hickey was in posting that.

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    excuse me while I munch down some food before I go off on a bike ride in this drenched frigid 20c day.

    if I ever get around to eating... anyone else have trouble eating right after they wake up?
    my bread was moldy
    I'll settle for some potato chips
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by recumelectric View Post
    is everyone back in their cars
    Maybe they're, oh, I dunno, on their bikes? In most of the United States, it's still the dead of summer, or at best, early fall. Prime riding weather for most.

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    I crashed hard last night, school and riding my 40 lb rig 25 miles a day is wearing on me...

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    damn, this rain just never ends...
    and it's cold

    must HTFU...
    3pm... don't feel too great either, lol
    I'm tempted to just wrench my commuter today
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    oh.. it's 16c outside, no wonder it's cold...
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Weather starts to become bearable again in the early autumn here in the south. Best time of year really. Go outside.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Serendipper View Post
    Weather starts to become bearable again in the early autumn here in the south. Best time of year really. Go outside.
    And in the Mid-Atlantic, as well. Except for the remnants of Hanna yesterday, this has been a fabulous couple of weeks- great riding weather!

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    New firewall at work blocks about 90% of the interwebs. This severely cuts into my productivity.

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    you work at a job which has a computer at your desk on a Sunday?


    well it wasn't so bad... I was overdressed and forgot to put on a rear fender when I went outside.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Seems like a lot more people are out riding the past month compared to the rest of the summer.

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    I'm relaxing after today's ride. 58 miles, 3000 feet of climbing.
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    Some sort of pithy irrelevant one-liner should go here.

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    It goes hot if some meaningful subject comes up....like PhantomCow2's "Wage Disparity" post yesterday. Couldn't stay ahead of the postings, but oh noooo, off it goes to P&R because it got good and people might actually learn something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    oh.. it's 16c outside, no wonder it's cold...
    16C? Geez. I was out in 5C yesterday - probably colder than that at times, it did start to snow on us at one point. Stupid mountain weather.

    16 is perfect riding temperature. As for rain - hie thee to Mountain Equipment Co-op and buy one of their breathable waterproof jackets. Mine is made of "Entrant DT" fabric by Toray and it is fabulous. (Yes, I get excited about rain gear. I was born on the west coast, I'm lucky not to have webbed feet!)

    That said, I have been inside knitting and reading all day today - it's 9 degrees and raining, and I rode 160 km yesterday, so I am not moving

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    Quote Originally Posted by Buglady View Post
    Mountain Equipment Co-op

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    That is a great shop!
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    I've got the jacket and booties from MEC already. it wasn't raining by the 5min markof getting outside.
    I forgot the rear fender so I went back home and got it. took off my booties, helmet cover and rain jacket since it was pretty warm by then. should have swapped out for some open finger gloves, but oh well.
    That's what happens when your body gets used to a constant 25c+ in your room
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Quote Originally Posted by wernmax View Post
    It goes hot if some meaningful subject comes up....like PhantomCow2's "Wage Disparity" post yesterday. Couldn't stay ahead of the postings, but oh noooo, off it goes to P&R because it got good and people might actually learn something.
    And you have no access?
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    I'm here and really who else matters?
    Harmony, Spirit, Way

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    Quote Originally Posted by ritepath View Post
    I'm here and really who else matters?
    sorry, who are you again?...

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