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Old 11-17-15, 01:51 PM
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Excellent. What cruise line?
Celebrity. In that middle range, we like it the best. Haven't tried Holland America, but Princess wasn't quite as nice.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
I use 165 cranks (52x36) and always been a high spinner. I had two indoor sessions yesterday and one was 95 rpm for 36 minutes and the second was 75 minutes at 98 rpm.

I think cadence is genetic.
Very nice.

I'm working towards the 98-ish area, that's for sure. Tomorrow, the drill is to do 3x10 Zone 3 at over 110. I find it brutal. But, my 4 hour Z2 ride was 94 average, so it's getting there.
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Old 11-17-15, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker
I guess I should have mentioned the part about the daughter, SIL, and three granddaughters.
Ouch!

So your son bailed on you?
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Old 11-17-15, 01:56 PM
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Ouch!

So your son bailed on you?
No son. Two daughters and four granddaughters. It's an estrogen fest.
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker
No son. Two daughters and four granddaughters. It's an estrogen fest.
Having just come off of a 7 night with four women, I feel your pain.
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker
Celebrity. In that middle range, we like it the best. Haven't tried Holland America, but Princess wasn't quite as nice.
Celebrity is considered one of the best. I did Norweigan and would be hard pressed to find anything to complain about. And I'm a critical SOB.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Celebrity is considered one of the best. I did Norweigan and would be hard pressed to find anything to complain about. And I'm a critical SOB.
We've done Disney and Royal Caribbean. I have nothing to complain about either of those.
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Gentrification?
definitely, those ****ing hipster deers are everywhere around here and politicians are being pressured about "what to do with them"
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definitely, those ****ing hipster deers are everywhere around here and politicians are being pressured about "what to do with them"
Shoot 'em and distribute the meat free to the poor.
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Old 11-17-15, 03:01 PM
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Don't they have any eagles there?
I heard a rumor that there are some eagles in Philadelphia....
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The last two.

What lower NY harbor collection could be complete without the statue?




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Originally Posted by BillyD
Shoot 'em and distribute the meat free to the poor.
i agree completely, but peta types have their panties in a bunch and expect people to just stuff them in a bag and let them loose in jersey

theres 10 and 12 pointers along one of the main trails i ride and commute along to get to work, and a friend of mine is a bowhunter who lives 1/4 mile from there.

i keep trying to get him out there, but hes worried about fines and jailtime and trivial details...
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Originally Posted by Mumonkan
i agree completely, but peta types have their panties in a bunch and expect people to just stuff them in a bag and let them loose in jersey

theres 10 and 12 pointers along one of the main trails i ride and commute along to get to work, and a friend of mine is a bowhunter who lives 1/4 mile from there.

i keep trying to get him out there, but hes worried about fines and jailtime and trivial details...
From your earlier post, I totally missed the word "deer" and only saw "hipster" and I was wondering just how militant one could be against hipsters.
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Hipster, deer, same thing on the annoyance scale.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Hipster, deer, same thing on the annoyance scale.
Annoyance scale perhaps. But, deer do have the redeeming quality that they provide venison to eat.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Hipster, deer, same thing on the annoyance scale.
My profile pic is saddened by this.
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theyre rats with hooves. - Louis C.K.

certainly cant eat a hipster.

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Originally Posted by Mumonkan
theyre rats with hooves. - Louis C.K.
Not as bad as those filthy Flying Canadian Rats. How in the heck geese are still federally protected is way beyond me.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Not as bad as those filthy Flying Canadian Rats. How in the heck geese are still federally protected is way beyond me.
I know, right. And they're tasty, too.

But actually, geese don't run into your car. And they don't eat up your ornamentals and veggies either. And they don't spread lyme-disease carrying deer ticks. So there's that.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
I use 165 cranks (52x36) and always been a high spinner. I had two indoor sessions yesterday and one was 95 rpm for 36 minutes and the second was 75 minutes at 98 rpm.

I think cadence is genetic.
The crank size has a lot to do with it too.

The trike for the dog has 140 cranks ( I measured them). I can get it to 160 rpm any time. I've hit 200 rpm once and 195 a few times. Also important is that sitting up straight on the seat keeps your butt down on the saddle. Also a heavy bike stays still better at high rpm. And, a trike gives you a heavy and solid non tipping platform. That helps too. Low gearing means the traveling speed is low, which means the bike/trike does not bounce around as much.
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canadian geese are federally protected in the US? didnt know that.

sounds like an international problem
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Silly thread got locked? That's serious.
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Just got a MagicShine copy light from China via EBay. The thing is wicked bright and dirt cheap. Even if it only lasts a year it's a great value at under $18 shipped.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
I know, right. And they're tasty, too.

But actually, geese don't run into your car. And they don't eat up your ornamentals and veggies either. And they don't spread lyme-disease carrying deer ticks. So there's that.
Yup.

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Just got a MagicShine copy light from China via EBay. The thing is wicked bright and dirt cheap. Even if it only lasts a year it's a great value at under $18 shipped.
just be careful of pulling/bending the wires coming out of the head/battery/connectors and its a solid light

i rewired and soldered mine about 6 times before i gave up on it
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