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Forum: Classic & Vintage 09-06-10, 01:00 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 109,865
Posted By uga8589
Great looking bike and a heck of an adventure....

Great looking bike and a heck of an adventure. That will be a memory that both of you keep forever!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-11-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 818
Views: 109,865
Posted By uga8589
I need a little help please.

I frequently find answers via the search engines on BF. However, I am stumped on this one. I enjoy restoring old Bianchis and passing them along to people that will enjoy them. I recently...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-05-09, 07:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,707
Posted By uga8589
First, it's a great bike. What makes it great is...

First, it's a great bike. What makes it great is the time that you took to make it yours and the message that it sends.

To everyone else:

The following is across the banner at...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-07-09, 07:25 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,061
Posted By uga8589
No eloquent words, no deeply philosophical...

No eloquent words, no deeply philosophical thoughts. . .

I am saddened not only by his passing, but by the hole that has been created in the lives of his family and friends. I will pray for TCR...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-04-08, 08:22 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
I have had no less than 50 or so people stop me...

I have had no less than 50 or so people stop me and comment on the article. We had a town fall festival last weekend, our Pecan Festival. I have only had one slightly negative comment. One non...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-03-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
It still worked for me. Maybe they were doing...

It still worked for me. Maybe they were doing site maintenance?
Forum: Road Cycling 11-03-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
Don't fool yourself. Idiots are not an invention...

Don't fool yourself. Idiots are not an invention of rural America, nor do we have an exclusive license. Just outside of Atlanta(Pauling County), if my memory serves me correctly, you had runners...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
I love Blackshear. I had never thought about the...

I love Blackshear. I had never thought about the name(named for a General who cut the road). It is a community off about 4000 people in the city and about 14,000 in the county. Crime is extremely...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-08, 03:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
The definition of insanity is to do the same...

The definition of insanity is to do the same thing over and over again and expect different results. I was hoping that I could raise awareness of the rest of the community. For the size of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-08, 03:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
I don't understand what the allure of harming...

I don't understand what the allure of harming another individual holds for some people. I don't know if I would have fared any better, but I would have been happier if they had just stopped and told...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
When the bottle went by and crashed, I had an...

When the bottle went by and crashed, I had an entirely different mindset. I thought about screaming, obscene gestures, etc. The road that I was on is very desolate and what was I going to do to...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-08, 03:14 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
I have no idea. That did not show up in the...

I have no idea. That did not show up in the print version of the article. I thought it might be some typo from the paper.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-08, 03:03 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,260
Posted By uga8589
Throw a bottle at me? Here's what I did!

Last saturday, I had a truck throw a 2 litter bottle of soda at me. Here is how I responded.

http://www.theblacksheartimes.com/articles/2008/10/31/opinion/doc4907795644cee719772749.txt
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-08, 07:51 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,302
Posted By uga8589
Solo was a tad over 120, although I have high...

Solo was a tad over 120, although I have high hopes for a double century in 2009.
Forum: Commuting 10-26-08, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 354
Posted By uga8589
Inversion tables and a stretching routine have...

Inversion tables and a stretching routine have been a big part of my prevention strategy. Most people don't realize that your back is used to breathe, sleep, walk, talk, sit, etc. Glad your back is...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-08, 08:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,055
Posted By uga8589
A great looking bike. I like the Deda Stem. You...

A great looking bike. I like the Deda Stem. You have a good eye! I like the traditional geometry and the shape of the tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-26-08, 07:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 925
Posted By uga8589
21.7 miles. 72 degrees, light wind. The sun was...

21.7 miles. 72 degrees, light wind. The sun was going down and it was a peaceful and beautiful ride. Stupid orange Nissan/Toyota mini pick up threw a 2 liter bottle of soda (partially full) at me...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-28-08, 05:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,023
Posted By uga8589
:lol::lol::lol:

:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,639
Posted By uga8589
57.5 mph coming off of the Sidney Lanier Bridge...

57.5 mph coming off of the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, Georgia. Then my rear tire blew. I feathered the brakes and brought it to a safe stop. My heart rate also reached an all time high. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,536
Posted By uga8589
nope A lot of money spent and some cajoling...

nope

A lot of money spent and some cajoling were for naught. She finally admitted that she had absolutely no interest. :(
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By uga8589
We can . . . Until that first week in November! ...

We can . . . Until that first week in November! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling 09-14-08, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By uga8589
i hate to admit it, but the Gator is right. ...

i hate to admit it, but the Gator is right. Don't be in a hurry and find something that fits you and that you like.

Good Luck!
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-08, 03:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 899
Posted By uga8589
A solo century is a great accomplishment. It...

A solo century is a great accomplishment. It sounds like you have it planned it well. Take a cell phone and let some know your route and expected return time.
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-08, 07:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,696
Posted By uga8589
The cost of the bike doesn't equate to its value...

The cost of the bike doesn't equate to its value or worth. If you ride it and love it, then it's a great value. If you spend $10k on a bike and it never gets ridden, but you get to look "cool" when...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-30-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 899
Posted By uga8589
Does the ride have organized stops? Usually they...

Does the ride have organized stops? Usually they have more nutritious snacks available along the way. Take a camera and have some fun! Make sure you have at least two tubes. If you can do 74 miles,...
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