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Old 02-02-23, 11:50 AM
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Good news

Three of the four really rotten cold months of winter are over, and there is only 44 days till spring.

That means about the middle of the month I will get my trike down from the hooks on the garage ceiling and start it yearly overhaul. That prevents things from going wrong in the riding season, and gives time for parts to arrive you find bad.
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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
Three of the four really rotten cold months of winter are over, and there is only 44 days till spring.

That means about the middle of the month I will get my trike down from the hooks on the garage ceiling and start it yearly overhaul. That prevents things from going wrong in the riding season, and gives time for parts to arrive you find bad.

In celebration of TODAY!!!


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Old 02-02-23, 01:38 PM
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Where I come from winter is only three months long...
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Old 02-02-23, 04:24 PM
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phil said we'll have a long winter...
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Winter…

Is that the season when the hills are green, the air is transparent, and the wildflowers are in bloom?

I like winter.
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Originally Posted by smd4 View Post
Where I come from winter is only three months long...
Mine is about 14 days out of 90
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Originally Posted by terrymorse View Post
Winter…

Is that the season when the hills are green, the air is invisible, and the wildflowers are in bloom?

I like winter.
Yea but you guys have been needing gills lately
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Get a trainer, and you'll be able to cycle all year long. No need to ride in the snow.
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Get a trainer, and you'll be able to cycle all year long. No need to ride in the snow.
just put a tdf video on repeat. Have the cake & eat it!
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Old 02-02-23, 07:34 PM
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Yea but you guys have been needing gills lately
True, that wet spell was a doozy. So many damaged roads in the mountains, too. Some of my favorite rides currently are off limits.

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What do you anticipate replacing?
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What do you anticipate replacing?
The front shifter.

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Winter…

Is that the season when the hills are green, the air is invisible, and the wildflowers are in bloom?

I like winter.
All you forgot was, “Nanner nanner poo poo”.
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Originally Posted by Erzulis Boat View Post
The front shifter.
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Still need speed skates in Texas. LOL. I watched a guy's live stream from DFW. Near dead streets around DFW.
The latest deep freeze here ends tomorrow.

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Originally Posted by rydabent View Post
Three of the four really rotten cold months of winter are over, and there is only 44 days till spring.

That means about the middle of the month I will get my trike down from the hooks on the garage ceiling and start it yearly overhaul. That prevents things from going wrong in the riding season, and gives time for parts to arrive you find bad.
You hang your trike from hooks? How barbaric.
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Get a trainer, and you'll be able to cycle all year long. No need to ride in the snow.
Some of us enjoy riding in the snow and I have absolutely no interest in any indoor trainers.....I don't consider indoor trainers to be real cycling., there is no bike handling skills involved and no experience when using an indoor trainer, it's just a dull, boring way to kill some time.
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Backcountry skiing is at least as good as mountain biking. Let it snow.
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Originally Posted by terrymorse View Post
Winter…

Is that the season when the hills are green, the air is invisible, and the wildflowers are in bloom?

I like winter.

Palo Alto has two seasons, green and brown.
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it's just a dull, boring way to kill some time.

Like reading one of your endless stream of "you shouldn't like what I don't like" posts.
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Old 02-03-23, 12:22 PM
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Palo Alto has two seasons, green and brown.
Yep. There's a new up-an-coming season, though. It's called smoke.

Smoke season: Get up in the morning, open the air quality map, see if there's somewhere that has somewhat breathable air. Plan your ride.
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Palo Alto has two seasons, green and brown.
That is true, I was at a Navy base about 10 miles from there.
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Originally Posted by terrymorse View Post
Yep. There's a new up-an-coming season, though. It's called smoke.

Smoke season: Get up in the morning, open the air quality map, see if there's somewhere that has somewhat breathable air. Plan your ride.

I lived on Matadero for several years. That creek could get pretty scary during rainy season.

I was living in San Francisco at the time of the Berkeley Hills fire. That one seems quaint now by comparison.
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That is true, I was at a Navy base about 10 miles from there.

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