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Old 02-07-19, 12:17 PM
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When travelling, how low do you go?

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Old 02-07-19, 12:21 PM
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Old 02-07-19, 12:35 PM
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Old 02-07-19, 01:03 PM
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Adding insult to injury, they sold the rag to me two days after its spoilage date

Almost as bad as the $5.00 bottle of tap water.

At least the animal crackers never expire.

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Old 02-07-19, 03:23 PM
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Why is that dude on a miniature bike? Is he planning on joining the circus to hang out with that monkey?
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Old 02-07-19, 03:44 PM
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Wheel Size?

Lowest Gear ratio? or recumbent trike?
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Old 02-07-19, 06:38 PM
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Why is that dude on a miniature bike? Is he planning on joining the circus to hang out with that monkey?
He is sitting on the top tube, thus voiding the warranty.

The Rules call it casually deliberate.

In case anyone cares, the issue is total undiluted pap.

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Old 02-08-19, 05:54 PM
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And probably just like all the others.
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Cheap motels but NEVER MOTEL 6. Ramen Noodles with added canned chicken. Actually prefer camping it saves tons of $ and is fun.
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Old 02-08-19, 10:53 PM
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That was in Washington National airport.

I think the animal crackers did less physiological damage than Bicycling!
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Old 02-09-19, 02:22 AM
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Cageless animals FTMFW!!
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Cageless animals FTMFW!!
Yes but, you are still eating animals...
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If you look at the bike's head tube, it is a tip-off that it is actually pretty large. That is why the wheels look small. The funny casual-deliberate harmonica-player pose further contributes the the illusion.
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Yes but, you are still eating animals...
It is hard to eat ethically at the airport.
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Ugg. Portrait mode.

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What a great idea - overpriced magazines to go with the overpriced water.

Hopefully the pills kick in soon. I miss Skymall.

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I lost any respect I had for Bicycling magazine when they published the following sentence in an article on drafting. (I'd post the link but I have too few posts.)

"Ideally, ride in a staggered position with your front wheel just overlapping the rear wheel of the rider ahead of you."

Seriously?
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I lost any respect I had for Bicycling magazine when they published the following sentence in an article on drafting. (I'd post the link but I have too few posts.)

"Ideally, ride in a staggered position with your front wheel just overlapping the rear wheel of the rider ahead of you."

Seriously?
Lol . . . With your arms laying across aerobars

Seriously . . . Count me outa that paceline
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Originally Posted by 02Giant View Post
Yes but, you are still eating animals...
My people have been eating corn and animals before you. Take your bleeding heart out of here.
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Originally Posted by wipekitty View Post
What a great idea - overpriced magazines to go with the overpriced water.

Hopefully the pills kick in soon. I miss Skymall.

Bottled water...die is a fire please.
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What a great idea - overpriced magazines to go with the overpriced water.
I ALWAYS (try to) remember to take an empty water bottle on plane trips, because nowadays those water fountains with the overhead bottle-fillers are ubiquitous. But I've stopped taking my good cycling water bottles, because I keep losing them. Instead I grab a disposable plastic water bottle, and drink it on the way to the airport. We hardly ever use the disposable ones (I hate them too) -- seems like there's been a case of them slowly diminishing in my trunk for a couple years now, left over from some picnic event or something.
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i usually stay with the locals when i travel, couch surfing for more than 15 years at this point,
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Took me awhile to find this thread so I could necropost to it.

This time I bought a copy of Bicycle Quarterly.

It is a very different experience from reading Bicycling! on the airplane. After reviewing a pile of grant applications for two days, it is nice to be able to sit on an airplane and read something in analogue, and that isn't just a string of advertisements.

I read an interesting review on the Salsa Warbird. It went on for 8 or 10 pages, and described a great ride in the Cascades in the winter, and devoted several pages worth of description to how great their newest tires were. There were a few sentences thrown in about the bike, in which the fork (later recalled by Salsa) was described as being almost as nice as a steel fork, and the SRAM components were trashed in a much more diplomatic way than I would have.

Lots of articles about various things Japanese, and women cyclists also feature prominently. Almost as prominently as their tires.

But it is well-written, and a high-quality production. Far better than Bicycling! for airplane reading.
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