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Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 03-27-14, 09:06 PM   #2326
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I want a dog like this:

1) medium sized: i hate the yappy little ones but they look cute. constant yapping would drive me mad and be an endless source of trouble.
2) easy going
3) affectionate and loyal
4) cute
5) non-aggressive.
Is this your wishlist for a dog or a girlfriend?
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Old 03-27-14, 09:07 PM   #2327
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So the best way to describe an Italian Greyhound:

Attach a series of wires to your hand, and put a continuous 150 milliamps through it, so that every muscle is twitching and spasming. Then cut your hand off, but keep the current on, so the frail, boney hand continues to twitch and spasm about your house, leaving a trail of bodily fluids, while every nerve ending and synapse in your severed stump screams "why did I ever think that this was a good idea?"
ha!

oy.

well, i was sold on them when i met uffizi. (i know i've posted this before) i actually almost adopted one from a rescue a couple years back.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZWrVQTlonc

anyway, i work and travel too much to get any kind of dog.
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Old 03-27-14, 09:09 PM   #2328
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Is this your wishlist for a dog or a girlfriend?
good point. good for both isn't it?


i was just thinking about a corgi.
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A beagle is not the answer to coasting's problems.
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The only corgi I know is Bailey, and I don't know Bailey.
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Andy Cicero has a couple of Corgi's They're cool, and sadly, he was a BMC dealer in Golden till he closed up shop.
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Old 03-27-14, 09:19 PM   #2332
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Bike is ready for the commute tomorrow. Working 5 days a week requires confirmatory test rides of the race bike to double as commuter miles.
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Wasn't it four days a week before?
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@RollCNY's quote, earlier today, necessitated a screening of Raising Arizona in the rjones28 Cinema this evening.
The famous chase scene features dogs.
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A beagle is not the answer to coasting's problems.
I initially read that as:
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Speaking of BMC, this is hot.

BMC TM01 Frameset medium short
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Wasn't it four days a week before?
Flex schedule, so it's 5 one week, 4 the next week. This is my 5 week.


How did you like Jeff's stuff? Sad story there, but he is making the best of it.
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A bagel is not the answer to coasting's problems.
Hungry?
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No appetite atm.
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Is this your wishlist for a dog or a girlfriend?
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Sad story there, but he is making the best of it.
I saw that. It's good, but your wife's stuff is excellent. I put the Chef's Blend on a hot dog with yellow mustard. It was tasty.

The flakes bring the heat. I appreciate that.
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So how much dirt in Fort Fun this weekend?
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Awesome. I'll let her know.

That Time Machine "may" be out of his last bit of inventory.
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1 mile, or so. Uphill, and not horrible. Running the Rails.
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I bet the Rails are great.
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Awesome. I'll let her know.

That Time Machine "may" be out of his last bit of inventory.
Seen the time machine in person and I have to say that it is one of the better looking aero road frames out there.
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i just typed out a wordy post about camping vs. staying hotels and by the end of it i realized hotels win. i was considering sinking a bunch of money into camping gear when i realized i only have to pay to sleep 4-5 nights and i'd be spending less just getting hotel rooms.
...I forgot to tell you that if you really want to go to Vegas because you have someone there,
the trip down 395 on the Eastern side of the Sierra is breathtaking in terms of scenery, and also
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I bet the Rails are great.
I'm looking forward to it.
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Greetings from Kyoto. I rode a bikeshare bike today.

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Greetings from Kyoto. I rode a bikeshare bike today.

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Bookmarked. Good stuff - safe travels and continued wonder!
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