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Forum: Training & Nutrition 09-09-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 990
Posted By TMB
Up until the 1980's it was generally considered...

Up until the 1980's it was generally considered that the best food for fueling hard efforts on a bike ( or pretty much any sport) was meat, and lots of it.

We used to eat steaks before racing. ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-21-13, 11:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 621
Posted By TMB
I think you will find that is ROOT Beer. I...

I think you will find that is ROOT Beer.

I was going to have the real thing but I would have had to stay inside in a dark corner, by myself, until the beer was all gone.

A beautiful day today,...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 09-04-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,370
Posted By TMB
All these years I read about pie ride. Never...

All these years I read about pie ride. Never thought much of it until a local friend decided to throw in and organize a pie ride.

My wife tells me we are going on a pie ride.

I'm trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-11, 10:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,389
Posted By TMB
What were you stretching?

What were you stretching?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,048
Posted By TMB
I really wonder why someone would "refuse to wear...

I really wonder why someone would "refuse to wear bibs"?
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-11, 10:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 787
Posted By TMB
The answer is to ride more. Lots more. The...

The answer is to ride more. Lots more. The weight of the bike does not matter. What chain ring she is on does not matter.

Time in the saddle does.

When you ride have her do some on the road...
Forum: Foo 04-24-11, 09:55 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 7,725
Posted By TMB
I am sure that would have been my first choice. ...

I am sure that would have been my first choice.

I mention only because it is clear that the OP should simply step up and walk down the aisle.

It's the right thing to do, leading her on this way...
Forum: Foo 04-24-11, 09:08 PM
Replies: 430
Views: 7,098
Posted By TMB
It appears the Canucks are doing their level best...

It appears the Canucks are doing their level best to stage a collapse of monumental proportions (again).
Forum: Foo 04-24-11, 06:12 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 7,725
Posted By TMB
I asked out one of the ladies in the office once....

I asked out one of the ladies in the office once.

Been married 25 years. Best thing I ever did.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-20-11, 02:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 11,341
Posted By TMB
I think I can say, with a fair degree of...

I think I can say, with a fair degree of certainty, that he knows that perfectly well and right now is laughing his head off.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-10-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,932
Posted By TMB
It is threads like this that make not want to...

It is threads like this that make not want to ride with other people and that have me questioning riding at all if I am going to run into cyclists on the road who are carrying firearms.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-10-11, 03:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,021
Posted By TMB
I'm a dog owner. Thanks.

I'm a dog owner.

Thanks.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-04-11, 02:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By TMB
This. I have lived 51 years in Canada and...

This.

I have lived 51 years in Canada and had winters in different regions, some bad, some not. But I have finally just become tired of the cold, or wet or both.

We bought our place in Arizona...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-20-11, 10:48 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,278
Posted By TMB
I own a number of customs. They have ranged...

I own a number of customs.

They have ranged in price from about $1100 to just over $4200.

These are today's prices.

All are steel, they almost all use steel forks.

The Curtlo with a steel...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-19-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,614
Posted By TMB
Choosing between those specific bikes, I would go...

Choosing between those specific bikes, I would go to the Gunnar, much as I love the Gios.

You can get the Gunnar in custom geometry if you want to (longer head tube) but the Gunnar will be a more...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-19-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,930
Posted By TMB
Dear god that thing is ugly.

Dear god that thing is ugly.
Forum: Road Cycling 02-11-11, 05:27 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 8,463
Posted By TMB
Agreed.

Agreed.
Forum: Foo 02-04-11, 12:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 776
Posted By TMB
I have driven nothing but VW or Audi since 1980. ...

I have driven nothing but VW or Audi since 1980.

I have had a number of great cars that have given me no trouble at all.

Regular maintenance and they just keep going.

I will be buying...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-22-11, 08:27 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,017
Posted By TMB
Street hockey, we grew up playing it every waking...

Street hockey, we grew up playing it every waking moment. Now kids don't go outside and if they do we've got town councils trying to make street hockey illegal.

I can't even imagine what the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 01-22-11, 08:23 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 9,017
Posted By TMB
I was shocked the other day when I pulled into a...

I was shocked the other day when I pulled into a gas station in Grants Pass and suddenly someone appeared at the window (shell at Morgan ln an 7th), I was also delighted as it was just bucketing...
Forum: Western Canada 01-22-11, 08:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By TMB
The Penticton ride will be very nice, quite a bit...

The Penticton ride will be very nice, quite a bit right along the shores of Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, and what should be a very pleasant ramble through the vineyards. A lot of rolling terrain, not...
Forum: Western Canada 11-28-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By TMB
Do you mean the Whistler one? If so, yes I...

Do you mean the Whistler one?

If so, yes I did it and am doing it again. It was a great day and a wonderful ride. Looking forward to doing it again.
Forum: Western Canada 11-27-10, 10:21 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By TMB
Me too. Easier for me though - especially...

Me too.

Easier for me though - especially given that I live in Kelowna!!
Forum: Western Canada 11-26-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 839
Posted By TMB
July 10, out of Penticton, the Axel Merckx Gran...

July 10, out of Penticton, the Axel Merckx Gran Fondo

http://www.granfondoaxelmerckx.com/

It will be scenic, and fairly easy. Not a lot of climbing.

A week later, the organizers of the...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-24-10, 07:11 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 9,691
Posted By TMB
When I buy cassettes I buy them overseas and buy...

When I buy cassettes I buy them overseas and buy 3 or 4 at a time.

I use Veloce cassettes.

I cannot remember the last time I used a Campag chain. I buy Wipperman chains, and buy those 3 or 4...
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