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Old 07-07-21, 09:13 AM
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Based on reading BF, I bought a used pair of Felco C-7 off eBay for cutting housing/cable. Do those only work in the garden?
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Old 07-08-21, 06:27 AM
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Yesterday I was riding in the park and found a ring. It's very strange, but it seems to me that someone just lost it.
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Almost hit an owl that was sitting on the edge of the road.



Found a cone, and waited for enough pedestrians to come along before someone had an idea. A twelve-year-old girl picked it up in her sweatshirt and moved it to a safe place in the underbrush.
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This looks like something a driver would miss:

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Old 07-20-21, 03:31 PM
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Found some Beats Headphones on the road last year. I thought they were probably broke and someone threw them out the window. But, got them home and they worked and sound amazing. Just a minor scratch.
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Old 07-20-21, 11:04 PM
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I found a randy couple shagging and doing other fun things on Observatory Hill in Sydney, NSW a few years back on the way back from a pub. Oh my.......
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pics or it didn't happen!
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Severe thunderstorm and flash flood warning last night. Had to ride around a 3/4 off manhole cover this morning. Luckily it wasn't a night ride.
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about 20 dirty diapers
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This must have ruined someone's day.
Too big for a deer, so it must be an elk.
Just outside of Golden.
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That could just as well be a steak. If it were gios it would be a photo of a bone fragment next to a penny
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Old 08-01-21, 10:21 PM
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This one was in the tire. Pulled it out and slow leaked until the next morning when the rear flat was discovered. I've never gotten a flat on an object that I could have avoided.

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Not on the ground. But..

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My bike is well-versed in the language of binary load lifters, very similar to your vaporators in most respects

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Originally Posted by Shimagnolo
This must have ruined someone's day.
Too big for a deer, so it must be an elk.
Just outside of Golden.
Looks like it ruined the elk's day most...
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Old 08-26-21, 08:30 PM
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No no they're not dead, they're, they're restin'! Remarkable bird, the Yellow Warbler, idn'it, ay? Beautiful plumage!
The only time i have ever seen a Baltimore Oriole IRL i was crossing a busy road on a pedestrian crossing in rural CT. I was on foot. The oriole was lying in the road, right in the middle of the lane just off the pedestrian zebra. I stopped and stared at it because I recognized it from pictures I've seen. It was perfect. Dead, i assumed, from the fact that it was lying in the road, but it didn't look hurt. Quite irrationally, knowing it was dead but not wanting it to be crushed, i started to push it over to the side of the road. I moved it about an inch before it jumped up and flew away. Turned out it was just pining for the fjords or something.

I picked up a T-shirt from the side of the road a couple days ago. Looks new. Odd thing to lose....

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Old 08-26-21, 08:43 PM
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So I spotted something in the road ahead; Bag of concrete mix? Fertilizer? Animal feed?
Nope. A pillow.
On Guanella Pass.
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Old 08-26-21, 08:47 PM
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Originally Posted by locolobo13
Found this along the Arizona Canal


a bag of brown leafy material. Didn't touch it.
I found one of those a couple years ago. It was a cigar that someone crumbled up. Cigar tobacco is nasty.
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Unfortunately, the worst littering nowadays is just plastic surgical masks everywhere because people just drop them and don't dispose of them! It's sickening to know that's going to end up in the oceans!
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I find stuff all the time, folks out here in the countryside love to put stuff at the end of their driveways with a free sign and hope they disappear. Some of it useful, much of it not. However, I rarely have the space to grab the useful stuff. I did, however, recently spot what looked like a coleman camp stove on a bookshelf a mile down the street from my house. Hopped in my truck to go back and sure enough, a perfectly useful camp stove, which has seen plenty of use this summer.

13 years ago, I managed to stumble across a Park Tool chain tool on a overpass over the 505. Still have it, still use it.
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This morning, a dollar bill all rolled up for use, then a 10mm wrench. Picked up the wrench.
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Stopped at a grocery store the other day..as I was riding through the lot I see a small baggy on the ground tied up with a full corner..of a green weed-like dried plant. Smelled...really...awesome. It's been about 35-40 years. Since I didn't know its history...I pitched it.
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Originally Posted by locolobo13
This morning, a dollar bill all rolled up for use, then a 10mm wrench. Picked up the wrench.
thatís where all the 10mm wrenches are going.
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