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    Interestingly, “Good Night, Irene” here too. I did previously look up my family, and my wife’s song is also “Third Man Theme.” Son is “Groovy Kind of Love” by Phil Collins and younger daughter,...
  2. Did you read the OP?

    Did you read the OP?
  3. It's on my playlist. It was the theme song of the...

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    It's on my playlist. It was the theme song of the Boston Latin School Football Pep Band in 2006, FWIW.
  4. Oooh, Oooh...Call on me. I recognize the second...

    Oooh, Oooh...Call on me. I recognize the second (no Googling):

    "Give me land, lots of land under starry skies above;
    "Don't fence me in.
    (...forgot...)
    "Let me ride to the ridge where the West...
  5. I was a hunk, a hunk of burning love when I was...

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    I was a hunk, a hunk of burning love when I was born.
  6. The day you were born what was the #1...

    The day you were born what was the #1 song?

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    Coincidence or supressed memory? :innocent:

    I'd say my favorite 50's Rock tune is At the Hop by Danny and the Juniors.
  7. You're bumming me out...my alternative to the...

    You're bumming me out...my alternative to the beater is a 700x23 carbon fiber bike that is never exposed to wet, much less salty roads. Thoughts of riding it are keeping my spirits bouyed (though I...
  8. It's on my I-pod playlist. :thumb: :D

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    It's on my I-pod playlist. :thumb: :D
  9. The day you were born what was the #1...

    The day you were born what was the #1 song?


    Fun thread. I'm a fan of the Great American Songbook, and on my Ipod playlist, about half the songs are before 1950 and only a couple are after 1980...
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    Not to be contrarian, and I couldn’t find the link, but in one thread, I think regarding advice to a new commuter, was that even if you make seeming eye contact, the driver may not...
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    Thanks for your comments, rummrunn. I have...

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    Thanks for your comments, rummrunn. I have previously posted two summaries of my cycling dress, especially for cold weather: my chart by temperature intervals, and some explantory notes...
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    Stepping away from discussions about the weather,...

    Stepping away from discussions about the weather, and anticipating that in the spring my fancy will turn to thoughts of (pleasant) cycling, I recently posted to a Road Cycling thread:


    Is this a...
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    Nice. You're the first other "dualist"...(?...

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    Nice. You're the first other "dualist"...(? biretroculist) I have met. :D

    I usually ride solo, much less lead rides, and here in Metro Boston I can't remember ever being chased by a...
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    +”10" about that. As an avid mirror-wearer, right...

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    +”10" about that. As an avid mirror-wearer, right and left Take-a-Look eyeglass-mounted, I would ask how you use the hand held mirror differently in addition to the eyeglass-mounted one?
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    As a decades-long, year-round urban commuter in...

    As a decades-long, year-round urban commuter in notorious Boston, I can't say enough about a rearview mirror, but I try; I wear two, left and right.
  16. For our cross country tour in in 1977 we used a...

    For our cross country tour in in 1977 we used a paper map of the USA to set the general directions, and state highway maps to plot day-to-day routes. It was a standing joke that we would bring the...
  17. Hi datlas, I posted on this thread, ”How many...

    Hi datlas,

    I posted on this thread, ”How many cities…[have you cycled in]”:



    Just recently was this Northeast Regional Discussion thread, ”Moving to Boston – Advice?” that is an excellent...
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    That outfit sounds a little lightweight for me,...

    That outfit sounds a little lightweight for me, more for the mid teens - 20’s or so. One request I make of discussions of winter riding is not only how cold, but also how far? Distance (time) and...
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    PS to noglider re your signature line: “I have made this longer than usual because I have not had time to make it shorter.” --Blaise Pascal

    That’s a favorite quote of mine, that I have heard also...
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    That’s a perennial feeling I have every winter,...

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    That’s a perennial feeling I have every winter, coming off of summer and fall riding…how low can I go as the temperatures drop? This winter for example, I went out at 17° F for my 14 mile...
  21. I just posted this to the Metro Boston thread on...

    I just posted this to the Metro Boston thread on the Northeast Regional Discussion Forum:

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    Hey Agmetal, I just was listening to a...

    Hey Agmetal,

    I just was listening to a nationally syndicated radio talk show, Red Eye Radio at about 5:30 AM, Monday, 2/23 (out of the Seattle-Tacoma affiliate), and they were talking about a guy...
  23. My old $1,300 bike and the futility of justifying...

    My old $1,300 bike and the futility of justifying the price to the average roadie.

    Hi,

    My name is Jim, and I started my cycling lifestyle on a five-speed Schwinn Suburban with upright...
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    How about "slurry"?

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    How about "slurry"?
  25. Keeping your smartphone waterproof;how? In...

    Keeping your smartphone waterproof;how?

    In January was this similar thread in the General Cycling Forum, ”Water proof cases for iPhones”


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