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Old 04-08-18, 01:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Kobe View Post

My takes. I rode a lot on Biopace and love them.



I could not believe how much BioPace there was in that box. I almost tossed in some of my own collection, but I thought that might be piling on

I did chuck in a few bike computers, though. Seems like there's one on every new old bike I pick up
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Old 04-08-18, 01:40 AM
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
I could not believe how much BioPace there was in that box. I almost tossed in some of my own collection, but I thought that might be piling on

I did chuck in a few bike computers, though. Seems like there's one on every new old bike I pick up
I am keeping my BioPace, too. Considered installing it on my '74 Paramount's Ultegra triple crank as my knees were grumbling. Then I read up a little and it said to try stretching well before and after rides. Got a lot better quickly.

Mainly, though, I'm here for the bike computer comment. SO. TRUE. Ugh. It clutters up a lovely frame, and often the fastening solutions mean there's paint damage/irregularity.
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Old 04-08-18, 05:15 AM
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I had been holding off on re-entering the BOC list, but the temptation of BioPace is too much to resist. Please add me to the list for my fourth go-round. I have read and will continue to abide by the rules.

I used to have computers on all my bikes, but since I switched to a Garmin, I don't use them much any more. I use a 200, which does about the same functions as a basic computer, but I can switch it between bikes without needing to calibrate.
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Old 04-08-18, 10:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Lascauxcaveman View Post
I could not believe how much BioPace there was in that box. I almost tossed in some of my own collection, but I thought that might be piling on

I did chuck in a few bike computers, though. Seems like there's one on every new old bike I pick up
One mans trash is another mans treasure is the basis for the BOC. My son is hard on computer, every year he needs a new one. He'll be getting this one.
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Old 04-08-18, 11:58 AM
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That Cateye was one of my contributions- it's a wired one. I went to wireless on my bikes last year. Did notice that there was a proliferation of cyclometers on the box, tho!
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Old 04-09-18, 09:17 AM
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Last day in Seattle. I might have enough time to sift through the bins of crap at Recycled Cycles. Yes! I miss Seattle, but not the traffic.
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Old 04-11-18, 04:05 PM
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The BoC has arrived in the Bay Area! Opened but I haven't had a chance yet to go through it. Will post my take as soon as I do. Will be going out either tomorrow or Friday. Sorry, we don't have a kitty. lol

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Old 04-11-18, 07:21 PM
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Ok, my take. Most of them going on my projects. Perfect timing! Thanks all and Farenheit, she's all yours. Going out tomorrow.
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Old 04-11-18, 07:36 PM
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O Great and Marvelous Crapmaster, please place me a bit lower in the queue as my lowly presence has not arrived in the locale thus allowing me to too receive said BOC.
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Old 04-11-18, 08:46 PM
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Originally Posted by bwilli88 View Post
O Great and Marvelous Crapmaster, please place me a bit lower in the queue as my lowly presence has not arrived in the locale thus allowing me to too receive said BOC.
I got you covered. I have been moving you down the list as the box is moving a little faster than anticipated. What is the target date?
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I got you covered. I have been moving you down the list as the box is moving a little faster than anticipated. What is the target date?
I leave here on 22 Apr, arrive on the 23rd.
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I leave here on 22 Apr, arrive on the 23rd.
Got you moved down a few mor notches. I think that should cover it, but if you need more time to get settled, just let me know. Welcome back.
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@Farenheit531- out for shipping. Let me know if you want a tracking number and I'll PM it to you.
Guy at the counter was whining a bit that it was heavy. Then he weighed it: 20lbs. I felt like telling him that at Fedex Express we carry WAY heavier packages than that. These USPS people I tell ya.
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Originally Posted by Pompiere View Post
I had been holding off on re-entering the BOC list, but the temptation of BioPace is too much to resist. Please add me to the list for my fourth go-round. I have read and will continue to abide by the rules.

I used to have computers on all my bikes, but since I switched to a Garmin, I don't use them much any more. I use a 200, which does about the same functions as a basic computer, but I can switch it between bikes without needing to calibrate.
Missed this, will get you added tonight!
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Originally Posted by jyl View Post
Like the excitement that comes with a new Doctor, is the thrill of a new round of the Boc! Please sign me up and I will await with bated breath. I think this will be my fourth time seeing the blue Police box fly hither.
Will get you added tonight as well.
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@Farenheit531- out for shipping. Let me know if you want a tracking number and I'll PM it to you.
Guy at the counter was whining a bit that it was heavy. Then he weighed it: 20lbs. I felt like telling him that at Fedex Express we carry WAY heavier packages than that. These USPS people I tell ya.
The last one I sent out was 24 or 25 lbs. and the counter guy barely batted an eye.

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To the people in line ahead of me... It is fine if you take more from the box than you add. I have a ton of crap to add, some of it fairly odd.
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Would love to be queued up behind @smontanaro. I can only imagine what oddities may ship out.
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I do believe that my obligations have been fulfilled, so I would like to added to the list.
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I do believe that my obligations have been fulfilled, so I would like to added to the list.
You have been added, thanks!
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Just to note, the end of the list may fluctuate a bit so I can try to keep the list fresh for all those participating. Generally going to try to intermix new and rotating players so they don't follow, precede the same folks. Could even flip flop to make it interesting if we have no new players. Thanks everyone for your participation!
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The BoC has arrived in sunny southern Arizona! And in addition to the regular-type crap it has reflective crap!

Arrival pics below, will be Wednesdayish before it's outbound, but stay tuned for my crappy haul...
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The BoC has arrived in sunny southern Arizona! And in addition to the regular-type crap it has reflective crap!

Arrival pics below, will be Wednesdayish before it's outbound, but stay tuned for my crappy haul...
Awesome! Looking forward to the pics and update!
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Make sure you all are getting addresses of the next victim when you get the box or even when it is on the way to you to minimize delays! Lets keep the box moving along! Great job by everyone so far!!
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