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    The Hario kettle looks good, but I needed a...

    The Hario kettle looks good, but I needed a whistling kettle to remind me I have water boiling. We switched to the Pyrex in the microwave a month ago because of lime buildup in the kettle. Using the...
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    What's wrong with this fork? Doesn't Cannondale...

    What's wrong with this fork? Doesn't Cannondale make a one-legged fork on their mtb? Charge extra for it too...
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    Curious, did you happen to get the story about...

    Curious, did you happen to get the story about what happened?
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    Put your empty carafe on the counter with the...

    Put your empty carafe on the counter with the coffee filter on top, heat the water in a tea kettle on the stove or Pyrex pitcher in your microwave, pour it through the coffee filter into the carafe....
  5. Can you imagine being, like sick, and tossing...

    Can you imagine being, like sick, and tossing your cookies, with a view like that? Ugggghhhh
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    Wheels and tires? Else opt 1, suck it up and get...

    Wheels and tires? Else opt 1, suck it up and get a new bike when this one doesn't fit. Then with the experience of a couple or 3 more years racing you will get that much more bike and (hopefully)...
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    You would go a lot faster if you would just let...

    You would go a lot faster if you would just let go of that anchor....
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    Wear what you are comfortable in. 2 years ago I...

    Wear what you are comfortable in. 2 years ago I was trying on jerseys, took selfies, and discovered right there in the store very light colors show off the rolls.... so no white for me. (Yet)
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    Poll: Keep it simple, so 25% or 30%. He's family, help...

    Keep it simple, so 25% or 30%. He's family, help but don't enable. He has to show he's willing to take a job while looking for his career job - easier to get work when he's already working. Other...
  10. You can run up to a stop sign pretty fast and at...

    You can run up to a stop sign pretty fast and at the last moment drop several gears lower in one motion with one hand, spinning just enough to finish the shift and stop. When I moved to STI /...
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    Hear, hear!

    Hear, hear!
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    Sticky: This is a very sad day.

    This is a very sad day.
  13. Katie - thanks for posting this; Seems to explain...

    Katie - thanks for posting this; Seems to explain some things. While I disagree with your heavy-handedness, at least I have better insight of the environment you inhabit, which is completely foreign...
  14. Whats a matta you? Gotta no respect... 440386...

    Whats a matta you? Gotta no respect...

    440386

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJLEXgkddPQ
  15. I..just...no. Nevermind. Oy!

    I..just...no. Nevermind.

    Oy!
  16. I was wrong about the 2 intersections - they are...

    I was wrong about the 2 intersections - they are controlled by lights. Here's a picture of one. I think the left turn (car coming at us in the picture) has a green turn arrow also. On the far side is...
  17. Thank you very much for sharing this with us. I'm...

    Thank you very much for sharing this with us. I'm going to forward the warning to my kids. Often enough a car will get rear-ended when stopped, and I really try to avoid being the bug between 2 cars.
  18. I'm starting to drive that route on my way to...

    I'm starting to drive that route on my way to work at 3 PM and back at 1 AM so that I get an idea of traffic patterns and choke points. Google street view is helping also. This western half of my...
  19. Naw, still scoping the route(s) on that end. If...

    Naw, still scoping the route(s) on that end. If all goes well and I get enough hours on the bike, I will try the 30 mile each way commute by early summer. This picture, along with a couple new...
  20. Commute Planning Street View Car on Shoulder

    I'm planning this year's commute experiment, this time on the west half, using Google Maps Street View. Seeing a car captured driving half on the shoulder doesn't give me a any nice fuzzy feelings......
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    Like 10 road construction truck teams coalesce...

    Like 10 road construction truck teams coalesce like fireflies blocking 2 of 3 lanes at 2 AM. Can't even seen the guys working in the mess enough to know if someone or something is in my lane. Have to...
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    Ya, going online for some things is like eBay -...

    Ya, going online for some things is like eBay - my expectations are low, so I buy low and "I takes my chances." No excuses, no whining. It worked out well for me with my pipe hobby, not so well with...
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    Shoe Fit Question

    I know, "if you have to ask..."

    So I have these new Giro Jacket mtb shoes from Chainlove, size 43 (M 9.5-10) and they are on the edge of being too short. (I usually have shoes fit w/o being snug...
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    LMAO. Thanks Brian! My stomach takes a leap every...

    LMAO. Thanks Brian! My stomach takes a leap every time I watch the Inspector go down the stairwell. Wuf!
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    Hey! This is the Inspector Clouseau thread, not...

    Hey! This is the Inspector Clouseau thread, not Wallace and Gromit. Geeeze...
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