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  1. He called the person in question a punk and...

    He called the person in question a punk and called his bike a beater without knowing a thing about the person. Heck, people call similar bikes to mine a beater and it was extremely expensive to me...
  2. You couldn't pay me to live in the city. Where I...

    You couldn't pay me to live in the city. Where I live, I can ride 30 miles on the trail and see 2 other people. Or I could ride on my country roads and never see a single car in 30 miles.
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    Last night I rode the same hills and noticed that...

    Last night I rode the same hills and noticed that I wasn't down in the lowest gear. I climbed my biggest hill halfway up in 2 higher of a gear before I had to drop down. Real happy about this as I...
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    Are you on some kind of Amazon cell service or...

    Are you on some kind of Amazon cell service or something? Google Play is the way you get apps on Android. Google Play is the iTunes of Android. The Amazon App Store is the 3rd party app installer...
  5. I'm having trouble finding my old posts to update...

    I'm having trouble finding my old posts to update they are so long ago, LOL. Ran out behind the house. Tried yet another configuration of the roads to avoid gravel. Ended up only 7 miles. Well,...
  6. Thread: Bike shorts?

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    Yeah, I wish they had their location in their...

    Yeah, I wish they had their location in their profile so that I would know if there was any possibility of them seeing me on the road or on the trails in a pair of blue jean shorts or cargo shorts...
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    I don't have much to add but.... Dang! I only...

    I don't have much to add but.... Dang! I only live 20 miles from work and figure it would take me at least 2.5 hours if not 3 to ride to work. You're doing 50 in an hour!


    I have had trouble...
  8. Thread: Bike shorts?

    by mrodgers
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    It's fine when it is another question someone has...

    It's fine when it is another question someone has on the subject and he searched as he should have and read the thread without a complete answer to his question. It's quite different when someone...
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    Stop at 18 seconds and there is nothing that...

    Stop at 18 seconds and there is nothing that would be blocking the driver's view of the cyclist coming down the road. But, with it raining, visibility is diminished and I have no idea if the cyclist...
  10. Thread: TDF Stage 16

    by mrodgers
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    Thank you. You're the first to get my last name...

    Thank you. You're the first to get my last name spelled right. Everyone keeps leaving out the d. I knew I could do it on my little ole Giant Escape hybrid. LOL
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    More pics when its reassembled :D And leave it...

    More pics when its reassembled :D

    And leave it raw after blasted. That would look awesome. I love the look of blasted aluminum. I did various parts of my motorcycle years back to get rid of...
  12. Definitely when vivibility is obscured. One...

    Definitely when vivibility is obscured. One morning I had never seen such rain and as I was ready to pull out of my road onto the main road, I never would have seen the car that went by had he not...
  13. First, congrats on the weight loss. I don't have...

    First, congrats on the weight loss. I don't have much to say about the bikes, I'm not an expert.


    Sounds like why I sold my motorcycle a long time ago. Thought it would be great saving money on...
  14. Your story would be my fear. I bought mine on...

    Your story would be my fear. I bought mine on March 6th. I only have 1 bike shop close. He has been there since the year I was born. He guessed at my size and had me stand over a leftover bike...
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    I could not read a single thing on anything that...

    I could not read a single thing on anything that had letters or numbers including the license plates of the cars going by. Not a very clear video in my eyes, especially one for the purpose of...
  16. Poll: Very similar to the term "autocentric" that a lot...

    Very similar to the term "autocentric" that a lot of folks in this forum like to use. They would call me autocentric, but I am simply a person getting around by car living my life because the life I...
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    How do I talk my daughter out of wanting to go...

    How do I talk my daughter out of wanting to go horseback riding and go kayaking this coming weekend instead? LOL

    Last Saturday it was all day rain. Wife has another weekend off, wow, 2 in a row....
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    Not at all. Alcohol impairs motor skills and the...

    Not at all. Alcohol impairs motor skills and the ability to focus. A cell phone doesn't impair that. It is the person who makes the decision to focus their attention on the phone call or text...
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    Do it, get bar ends. Mine are basic as well,...

    Do it, get bar ends. Mine are basic as well, just a stub about as long as my hand is, about the same as those look in the picture. I use mine all the time. Mine are just aluminum but I always wear...
  20. Thread: Tombay!

    by mrodgers
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    Dang, I didn't know there was actually a class...

    Dang, I didn't know there was actually a class for it. Doesn't look like a Labrador to me though...


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CBJ28V4xGG8
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    Yup, I am always running through my entire...

    Yup, I am always running through my entire driveline, 27 gears. I have 26/36/48 in front and 9 speed 11-34 on the back. I have a speed differential on the road of 3 mph to 35 mph in a few spots. ...
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    Yup, no different than the cell phone while...

    Yup, no different than the cell phone while driving problem that doesn't exist. This thread blames the ear buds and not the person who is not paying attention. Paying attention is the root problem,...
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    I definitely agree with this. It won't be long...

    I definitely agree with this. It won't be long at all. I rode 3 months last year. Though I was able to ride 12 miles on the trail, the time it took decreased rapidly. Long before winter hit, my...
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    I don't have much recent to celebrate. The rain...

    I don't have much recent to celebrate. The rain and overtime is keeping me off the bike. There has been minimal weight loss, though yesterday I was down 1 lb to 216.2 from over the course of about...
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    I agree with this, but certainly not long elapsed...

    I agree with this, but certainly not long elapsed time.

    I started last year on a junk bike. I couldn't ride it on the hills on the roads. I rode almost daily on the flat bike trail 12 miles...
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