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Old 08-14-10, 12:23 PM
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As it turned out, it didn't clear up and it didn't even ease.
Doppler radar hasn't made it to U.K. yet?
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Old 08-14-10, 12:26 PM
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Hey Pcad,

Do you think this place is more or less Fredly since you went on vacation?

My share of the postcount has decreased, therefore I believe it has become more Fredly.
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Did the usual Saturday morning thing with the idiots (they shall remain idiots until I can complete the friggin' ride with them). Stayed on for about 40 of the 58 miles. It won't be long and they shall feel the wrath of my 1200W sprint. Soft pedaled for a bit and then had a pleasant ride in with a few other crushed souls.

I think word that I said "You guys are kinda slow today, you how I know that?".... "because I'm still here" may have made it up to the front or something....while it was fun to say, it was probably a gross tactical error.

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Isn't there a lot of yahoos along the shore on the weekends?
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How is it that you did that much riding below sea level?
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Originally Posted by patentcad View Post
The best part was there was mostly climbing and descending, not too much chit chat.

Hey. Just imagine your parents name you 'Adonis'. My parents almost named me 'Milton' after Uncle Milty in Switzerland. Thank God that didn't happen.
With a name like Milton or Adonis, you have to be a badass just to look intimidating enough that people wont laugh at you in your face.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Isn't there a lot of yahoos along the shore on the weekends?
There are usually 40 or so spandex clad dorks on bikes, but no, Chesapeake Beach is nice, but not overly touristy. The roads we're on are mostly rural and not the main traffic routes. The biggest hazard tends to be the occasional aggressive pick up truck / flying can of malt liquor (mostly locals I think).
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Old 08-14-10, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
How is it that you did that much riding below sea level?
gills... duh!
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Old 08-14-10, 01:03 PM
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With a name like Milton or Adonis, you have to be a badass just to look intimidating enough that people wont laugh at you in your face.
this Milton?... he was a bad ass. He burned the whole place down.

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Time to get a haircut.
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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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Old 08-14-10, 01:38 PM
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Times like this (haircut) make me miss my ol' road bike. I could lock it up and not worry. Now if someone steals the seat and seatpost on mtb while it's locked up, that's a $200 loss.
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Old 08-14-10, 01:40 PM
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Luckily it's in the middle of a shopping center in a really nice area with lots of upscale restaurants. I don't think it should be too much of an issue.

Maybe I'll grab some sushi.
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I'm not asking for a pic
Rude.
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I can't win!

Has anyone seen my baby bolts?
I thieved them from your secure garage.
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Levi wins, destroys Lance's record

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We all know Levi is a beast. I just got penne for lunch. Yum.
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Old 08-14-10, 02:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Herbie53 View Post
Did the usual Saturday morning thing with the idiots (they shall remain idiots until I can complete the friggin' ride with them). Stayed on for about 40 of the 58 miles. It won't be long and they shall feel the wrath of my 1200W sprint. Soft pedaled for a bit and then had a pleasant ride in with a few other crushed souls.

I think word that I said "You guys are kinda slow today, you how I know that?".... "because I'm still here" may have made it up to the front or something....while it was fun to say, it was probably a gross tactical error.

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So the cookies didn't help as much as you'd hoped?
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So the cookies didn't help as much as you'd hoped?
not sure. maybe I didn't have enough or perhaps they had worn off.... someday they will pay, yes, someday.
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It's muffin time. Again.
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There was a lot of junk in the road today.. rocks from flood water and tree bits from the wind. The rocks were kinda bolderish (2-4 inch stones)... it was a bit frightening going through and hearing them bounce off of wheels, bikes and bodies.

My only damage seems to have been a tire.
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I started not paying attention and almost ran into the curb which (because of the flooding) had I flipped over I would have landed in a foot of water. There was a cool bit with 2-3 inches of standing water that I rode through each lap fast. At 25 mph the water sprays you relatively hard. Feels good.
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Also, I follow the mup back from my ride and decided to go CX with my road bike. Just rode off the trail and into the dirt. Some guy yelled at me and told me to get back on the trail.
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I have to sleep with my bike now. I wonder how I can avoid chain grease on the sheets.
Silly girl, get black sheets. Problem solved.
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Hey herbie, were you the one looking for a toupe with carbon looking bits?

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Hey herbie, were you the one looking for a toupe with carbon looking bits?

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Thanks for that. I sent 'em an eMail.
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