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If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all!

Old 09-20-11, 04:22 PM
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Old 09-20-11, 04:29 PM
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Well, I guess you were...
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Old 09-20-11, 04:40 PM
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Old 09-20-11, 07:32 PM
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Originally Posted by rat fink View Post
As a Booker T. Jones fan, I had to click on this thread. Funny story.
Albert Collins? I suppose lotsa guys done done that song....
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Old 09-20-11, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by 753proguy View Post
Albert Collins? I suppose lotsa guys done done that song....
753proguy - Look at the you tube link in my first post - The man (Albert) and SRV playing together!
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Old 09-21-11, 07:19 AM
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Old 09-21-11, 07:29 AM
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Regarding swapping 27" wheels -there are a few reasons why you can have a problem: (1) The rim section on a mod E is narrower than a Chromalux (2) there is manufacturing variance from one bike frame to the next (esp with old Raleighs) and (3) Weinmann 610s were marginal to begin with.
Horizontal dropouts and the axle placement can make a slight difference as well.
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Old 09-21-11, 12:31 PM
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Me, I'd have tried to hit it. Or at least kick its toothy little head loose, there's some good eatin on one a them.


Gloom, despair, and agony on me
Deep dark depression excessive misery
If it twernt for hard luck I'd have no luck atall
Gloom, despair and agony


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Old 09-21-11, 01:39 PM
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This seems more like "bad judgement" than "bad luck". One brake riding, what are you a hipster**********?
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Old 09-21-11, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by ColonelJLloyd View Post
Q: How many guitar players does it take to sound like Stevie Ray Vaughn?
A: All of them, apparently.
QFMFT!

There once was a time when you'd only need to hear a couple twangs off that high strung strat to know who it was but that rich texas tone is no longer unique. The soul still is though.

Good story OP, and I agree you are lucky, very.
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Old 09-21-11, 04:29 PM
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Albert King, Stevie Ray, Booker T., and Cream all in the same, short thread. My kind of thread. And all because of the groundhog. Sounds like pretty good luck to me.
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Old 09-21-11, 04:48 PM
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Originally Posted by auchencrow View Post
Wow dsprehe89 - You really had some crappy luck this past summer! -Maybe I should take out a life insurance policy on you? (JK)

I have a suspicion (or superstition) that by sharing your bad luck tale here, you will ward it off -( or at least dilute it by spreading it around to all your fellow C&V'ers! )
Just to add more insult to my own injury..... Today my MTB season ended....... I broke the frame/rear swing arm in half on my MTB I honestly don't think I can afford to ride any more this year with how it has gone so far .
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I can imagine the groundhog posting his version online:
"...So I jumped out in the road and stared the old fart down. You should have seen him trying to ride backward up the hill, it was hilarious! I jumped out of the way at the last minute and watched him pass. He left a brown streak half a mile long, I laughed so hard I thought I would blow grass out my nose..."
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I can imagine the groundhog posting his version online:
"...So I jumped out in the road and stared the old fart down. You should have seen him trying to ride backward up the hill, it was hilarious! I jumped out of the way at the last minute and watched him pass. He left a brown streak half a mile long, I laughed so hard I thought I would blow grass out my nose..."
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Old 09-21-11, 07:31 PM
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Originally Posted by dsprehe89 View Post
Just to add more insult to my own injury..... Today my MTB season ended....... I broke the frame/rear swing arm in half on my MTB I honestly don't think I can afford to ride any more this year with how it has gone so far .
My good man: You are a trainwreck! Hope your luck improves soon!
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Old 09-21-11, 07:36 PM
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Originally Posted by fender1 View Post
This seems more like "bad judgement" than "bad luck". One brake riding, what are you a hipster**********?
Lemme see - One brake - and I've been drinking too much cheap beer lately, so now all my jeans are tight - does that qualify me?
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Originally Posted by auchencrow View Post
Lemme see - One brake - and I've been drinking too much cheap beer lately, so now all my jeans are tight - does that qualify me?
Well to really qualify, in addition you need;

An "ironic" graphic t-shirt
A bike w/ at least 10cm of saddle to bar drop
carefully messed up hair
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Originally Posted by fender1 View Post
Well to really qualify, in addition you need;

An "ironic" graphic t-shirt
A bike w/ at least 10cm of saddle to bar drop
carefully messed up hair
Does carelessly messed up hair count?
BTW - I broke my derailleur too -( maybe I am unwittingly sliding toward hipsterdom?)

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If you were still on the steel wheels, you could have jumped it!
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