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Old 10-20-22, 11:35 AM
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The girls or the threads?
Hysterical
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Old 10-20-22, 11:36 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I am guessing that you missed the rash of spam threads in General yesterday. The threads were advertising call girls from Dubai or wherever it was. The mods took care of them pretty quickly.

Will have to get out bed earlier so I donít miss the interesting stuff.
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Old 10-20-22, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I am guessing that you missed the rash of spam threads in General yesterday. The threads were advertising call girls from Dubai or wherever it was. The mods took care of them pretty quickly.
I saw them. It would be useful to have screen shots of the titles of those threads to show new members who complain about the current rules limiting new members to 5 posts a day and no pictures or ability to post links
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Old 10-20-22, 12:45 PM
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Originally Posted by alcjphil View Post
I saw them. It would be useful to have screen shots of the titles of those threads to show new members who complain about the current rules limiting new members to 5 posts a day and no pictures or ability to post links
I though the same thing when I saw them.
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Old 10-20-22, 07:35 PM
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Cycling jackets too haha
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Old 10-20-22, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by adlai View Post
Cycling jackets too haha
Wherein lies the humor for you?
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Old 10-21-22, 06:59 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Wherein lies the humor for you?
Must not mind riding in jackets that are too long in front and too short in back, have sleeves that are too short, have no back pockets, have side pockets or front pockets or both that sag with any appreciable amount of stuff in them, let wind through or else become clammy, and are loose and floppy and thus function as parachutes.

Most of those objections apply primarily to people riding at training-level speeds, of course. For casual upright riding, utility riding, food delivery riding, etc., conventional jackets can work fine. I use my cycling jackets for training rides and my regular jackets for shopping rides.
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Old 10-21-22, 07:06 AM
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I was going to make the joke about call girls in Dubai, good thing I read a bit of the thread.
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Old 10-21-22, 09:16 AM
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Originally Posted by adlai View Post
Phone mounts.

​​​​​while I do use my phone while bicycling, I do so to look at the maps while at an intersection or to change the music or something. No need to have a phone mounts. Also road bumpiness makes it both useless and dangerous.

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I have a good phone mount that handles all sorts of bumps just fine. I use my phone for GPS and monitoring my speed and mileage in real time so it's very useful to me to have it where I can see it.
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Old 10-21-22, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Wherein lies the humor for you?

Have you ever seen a jacket cycling? It's a pretty funny sight.

(Reference: "When I See an Elephant Fly")
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Old 10-21-22, 09:31 AM
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Originally Posted by livedarklions View Post
Have you ever seen a jacket cycling? It's a pretty funny sight.

(Reference: "When I See an Elephant Fly")
Iíve seen a housefly.
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Old 10-21-22, 09:42 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
Iíve seen a housefly.
How about a deer or horse fly?
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Never swat a fly.

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Originally Posted by rsbob View Post
How about a deer or horse fly?
Or a Brundlefly?


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Old 10-21-22, 01:30 PM
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Old 10-21-22, 03:46 PM
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I can only assume you find that jersey very exciting!
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Old 10-24-22, 11:53 AM
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Originally Posted by CheGiantForLife View Post
I Set off for a random ride today. I decided I may opt for a longer ride and keep going out.
So, I grabbed an empty plastic soda bottle and filled it with electrolyte water.
I then thought how people waste $40 on a water bottle. Not just bikers, but in general.

What are the biggest wastes of money in biking?
I don't waste money on pop and don't fill up landfills with wasteful disposable plastic bottles. I use inexpensive, often free, reusable bike bottles that you don't need to unscrew the lid to drink out of. But you're much more clever and thrifty than me I guess
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I don't waste money on pop and don't fill up landfills with wasteful disposable plastic bottles. I use inexpensive, often free, reusable bike bottles that you don't need to unscrew the lid to drink out of. But you're much more clever and thrifty than me I guess
You must be new around here.

P.S. Check OP's forum status.
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Old 10-24-22, 08:50 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
You must be new around here.

P.S. Check OP's forum status.
Oops.
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I just assumed he had an anatomical abnormality.
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