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  1. Thread: Amsterdam advice

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    I'd be riding something, but it ain't gonna be a...

    I'd be riding something, but it ain't gonna be a bike :thumb: Avoid the Bulldog cafe, and ask where the "bowling alley" is. Take in a show...it's a cultural experience. ahh....memories.

    on...
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    Cat 3 now? Wow, I HAVE been gone a long time. ...

    Cat 3 now? Wow, I HAVE been gone a long time. You won't be alone...we'll all be there for moral support :thumb:

    Udder IS a great century ride, pasta and company at the end is nice too.
  3. ughh..problems at work with month end processing...

    ughh..problems at work with month end processing made for a very looong night. I just laid on the couch to shut my eyes a little bit, next thing I know it's 8:30. Hope you guys are having fun while...
  4. Thread: HHH slot for sale

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    ...and it's gone! Thanks again Barrettscv. ...

    ...and it's gone! Thanks again Barrettscv. Enjoy the suffering...and unlimited free beer at the end!
  5. Thread: HHH slot for sale

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    HHH slot for sale

    I registered and paid for my HHH (Horribly Hilly Hundreds in WI) slot months ago, but due to unforseen circumstances (at the time), I won't be able to participate. Complete bummer, I use this as...
  6. I'll switch with him...he can ride my 27lb steel...

    I'll switch with him...he can ride my 27lb steel 46/17 single speed sans 'pooter. Bonus...it's got spd platforms!
  7. Yeah it has been a while. I haven't done any...

    Yeah it has been a while. I haven't done any serious riding in the last few months besides commuting and rides to the donut shop. I've still got my HHH maps and a reasonably good sense of direction...
  8. Count me in. Holy cow I have to get up early to...

    Count me in. Holy cow I have to get up early to get way up there.
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    Gotta love winter commuting

    These were taken about 5:30am on the way to work. Barely a breeze, calm waters, fresh snow, and no one around (to see me falling 2 miles later).

    Love those Sidi Diablo's...
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    I use the Performance house brand campus pedals...

    I use the Performance house brand campus pedals on my commuter/ice cream bike. I've never had an issue flipping the pedal to the "right" side in traffic. Either side is good enough to get across...
  11. Thread: Iceman Video's

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    Cool videos...all you racing types should do this...

    Cool videos...all you racing types should do this so we can all feel like we were there. Awesome job on the finish especially considering this was your first race :thumb: hmmm..think I'll get a cx...
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    Trainer? Rollers? It's it's not even cold...

    Trainer? Rollers? It's it's not even cold yet!!! Sorry to say it, but you guys got soft. Come on...man up!!!
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    Always good to be aware of your surroundings...

    Always good to be aware of your surroundings period. I second the get a good light to see. There are still runners, dog walkers, and even other bikers out there that seem to just appear out of no...
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    I park in Chicago and I've even had my bottle...

    I park in Chicago and I've even had my bottle cages stolen so yes I take my lights and batteries with me. Well, the taillight stays on because it's a pain the adjust, but it's superglued to the...
  15. I live right by the Chain. Nice roads as long as...

    I live right by the Chain. Nice roads as long as you stay off 176. I could do part of the ride depending on the day you decide to ride. Do you have a definite route yet? I can get from the loop...
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    Depends on the pedal. I've taken rides to DQ...

    Depends on the pedal. I've taken rides to DQ with just sandals on with the SPD-SL's. Can't ride the eggbeaters without clipping in though.
  17. Thread: Shock and Awe

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    Those tunnels are very cool, and a little creepy...

    Those tunnels are very cool, and a little creepy if you've just watched Underworld the night before. I wouldn't ride anything less than a 32mm. Plan on having everything you might need at camp...
  18. Thread: RAIN Results

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    389th. Not bad for my first century of the year...

    389th. Not bad for my first century of the year ;) Teenage daughter wants to give up navigating to ride it with me next year. Guess we should start her training now.
  19. 12-173-41 wouldn't be torture. Just a lot more...

    12-173-41 wouldn't be torture. Just a lot more exits to take that way.

    94 south of the border is going to suck, especially between 6-9am. It's under construction from Grand Ave to Half Day Rd...
  20. Thread: RAIN Results

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    This has been my best RAIN to date. I finished...

    This has been my best RAIN to date. I finished around 9:25 total time, 7:50 ride time. I showed up just as the ride started. It took a while to move up from the back of the pack, but I was feeling...
  21. Thread: RAIN Update

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    I've felt so out of the BFNIC loop this year with...

    I've felt so out of the BFNIC loop this year with my work being so busy. Sorry to see so many of you RAIN regulars aren't going to make it this year. Maybe SmokinMiles and I'll will bump into each...
  22. I'll be driving up in the morning so no dinner...

    I'll be driving up in the morning so no dinner for me again this year. Think I'll sport the BFNIC jersey and fenders as well. I don't mind sprinkles here and there, but let's hope it doesn't...
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    Cripes I missed another one!

    Cripes I missed another one!
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    Professional dress here is button down shirt,...

    Professional dress here is button down shirt, tie, dress pants. I'm the only bike commuter here (17 miles), and I think it's sad that I'm one of the best dressed here. I iron my own shirts and...
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    What's wrong with parking in one of the lots...

    What's wrong with parking in one of the lots along the lakefront path? Say...Recreation Drive? 5ish miles north of the loop, but you can head straight to the streets from there instead of the...
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