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Old 01-28-21, 09:44 PM
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Better than others telling you how you shouldn't do that as it's dangerous... as they get ready to head out for a night of drinking in a risky location.
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Old 01-28-21, 10:25 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
Fell better?

Fell much better, thank you. But I fell more on my mtn bike and no one ever says they need to take THAT up.
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Old 01-28-21, 11:04 PM
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
So what did you do?

I organized a closet in the basement and made soup.
I used to organize closets and make soup when I was younger. As the years have gone on I just got away from it. I really need to start organizing again. Iíve heard it is best to start with one item and build up slowly.

As for soup, do you still need a can opener? Iíll need to get one but with the pandemic I guess Iíll have to find one online. It seems so overwhelming.

John
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Old 01-29-21, 12:05 AM
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Originally Posted by rsbob View Post
People who ask what you did over the weekend, or what ever, and you tell them you rode your bike, or hiked, or ran, X miles, they feel compelled to tell you that they really need to get back into biking, hiking, or running again? Itís almost like they feel guilty for not being active and have explain it to you that they will do better.

I got so so tired of hearing it, I now donít tell them distances but say something vague like, I went for a ride.

wadabout you?
People also have a different definition of biking as opposed to going for a bike ride.
A new girl at work was talking about how she is into biking. I thought; cool, it'd be a good way to get to know her. We talked a bit and tried to organize a ride together. Then some things she was saying were a little suspect. Like, she did not have the tools to take off her front wheel or she does not know how to check tire pressure.
Turns out she has a beach cruiser, wears an egg helmet and a long ride for her is about 10 km. Nothing against that, but I do not consider that "biking", that is going for a bike ride.
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Old 01-29-21, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by hillyman View Post
All you can do is plant the seeds that might get them to do it. Never know
I ain't a farmer.

Originally Posted by KJ43 View Post
Take pity upon them.
My pity is directed elsewhere

Originally Posted by Phil_gretz View Post
No one asks me what I did over the weekend. So, I would welcome the question. Mostly...
Very few friends/acquaintances but those I'm fortunate to know typically ask >> "SO, did you ride 100 miles?"
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Old 01-29-21, 12:32 AM
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Originally Posted by OldTryGuy View Post
I ain't a farmer.
What a shame because you sound like a night soil fertilizer
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I get tired of people who get tired of petty crap.
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Old 01-29-21, 07:29 AM
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Originally Posted by 70sSanO View Post
As for soup, do you still need a can opener?

John
Nope... all scratch.
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Originally Posted by 70sSanO View Post
I used to organize closets and make soup when I was younger. As the years have gone on I just got away from it. I really need to start organizing again. Iíve heard it is best to start with one item and build up slowly.

As for soup, do you still need a can opener? Iíll need to get one but with the pandemic I guess Iíll have to find one online. It seems so overwhelming.

John
Many pocket knives have can-opener blades as well. Got a Swiss Army knife? Old Boy Scout knife?
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Old 01-29-21, 08:12 AM
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Originally Posted by GlennR View Post
Nope... all scratch.
Ah man you know how to live!
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Old 01-29-21, 08:45 AM
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Originally Posted by hillyman View Post
Ah man you know how to live!
Not fade away.



A few weeks ago I decided to clean my bike.



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Old 01-29-21, 08:56 AM
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Not fade away.



A few weeks ago I decided to clean my bike.


Mercy. Sweet
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Old 01-29-21, 09:07 AM
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The was it cold? and "your crazy" do get kind old.

No it wasnt cold. The crazy part is probably true but still seems rude.
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Old 01-29-21, 09:52 AM
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I think many couch potatoes find it difficult to believe that an 82 year old like myself may ride his bike 40 miles or more in one day.
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I think many couch potatoes find it difficult to believe that an 82 year old like myself may ride his bike 40 miles or more in one day.
They also find it difficult to believe that a bike can cost more than $2000, but they have no problem buying a $55,000 SUV and drive it around by themselves.
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Originally Posted by Paul Barnard View Post
I get tired of people who get tired of petty crap.
I get tired of the constant negativity shown by some people. As my dear mother said, If you have nothing nice to say, keep it to yourself.
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I get tired of the constant negativity shown by some people. As my dear mother said, If you have nothing nice to say, keep it to yourself.
But I guess she didn't say you should whine about things on the interweb to anonymous people.
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I get tired of the constant negativity shown by some people. As my dear mother said, If you have nothing nice to say, keep it to yourself.
My philosophy is that if I don't have anything nice to say, I'll say what I have to say twice.
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The one I seem to get too often is a rant about how bikes break laws or get in the way or are otherwise a pain in the ass. I've gone off on a couple of co-workers for it. One said that bikes "take up so much room on the road." The person who said this drives a full sized truck. To an office job. By themselves. So who takes up too much room again? Another said "you know the speed limit is 55mph on that road. I told them, yes, and that's a limit not a guarantee. Tsk.
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The one I seem to get too often is a rant about how bikes break laws or get in the way or are otherwise a pain in the ass. I've gone off on a couple of co-workers for it. One said that bikes "take up so much room on the road." The person who said this drives a full sized truck. To an office job. By themselves. So who takes up too much room again? Another said "you know the speed limit is 55mph on that road. I told them, yes, and that's a limit not a guarantee. Tsk.
"Bicyclists break the law all the time."

My response is.

"When I drive, I break the law every time I get behind the wheel. Whether it's slow rolling a stop or right turn on red, not giving a signal for every turn and lane change or going a little over the speed limit. I have never known a motorist who doesn't regularly break the law. Do you obey all the laws all the time?"

"I have never had a scofflaw cyclist endanger me. Almost every time I drive, another motorist does."

"How do those cyclists who break the law affect you?"
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Old 01-29-21, 11:13 AM
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My philosophy is that if I don't have anything nice to say, I'll say what I have to say twice.
And yell it.
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Old 01-29-21, 07:48 PM
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Nope... all scratch.
Iím loving the wallpaper.
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Old 01-29-21, 08:14 PM
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I’m loving the wallpaper.
It's like being in Tuscany... at my grandmothers

My wife made brisket and the house smelled like the holidays.


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Do you get tired of people who ask you what you did over the weekend?
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