Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 05-03-18, 06:38 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Why does it have to be that way?
VV, perhaps seeds is exhibiting cycling burnout symptoms. That seems to be your thing so I thought I would help you. I ride today for the 7th successive day and feel fantabulous. Work is slowing down and the weather is gorgeous.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post

Might be different in Mexico.
You mean south of the border?
SOB
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Ok, need adult advice here. Long story short: apparently some people in my company can not be trusted with company cards, so we had to all hand them in. They said if you have travel expenses for a trip, you can get a temp card from them for that purpose. I only use mine for travel anyway, so I asked the boss about getting my own card to earn points and just get reimbursed for expenses. (There may be a tax issue here I'm missing that someone can fill me in on.)

So now I'm looking at getting a card to earn miles for flights. My inclination is to go with an AA card because I already have an account collecting miles with them and do all my flying with them, so it makes sense to be able to double up. Am I being myopic here by not looking at other options? It doesn't seem like most travel points cards play nicely with airline specific miles.
If you're already in their plan, yes, get AAdvantage. Personally I go with cash, but I'm not in anyone's mileage or hotel program. AG is, and recently switched from SPG to AAdvantage.
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No need to be cruel, I could tell those posts were tinged with guilt.

Nowadays it's the smokers who really get my sympathy, that is one nasty monkey to have on your back.
It's shocking these days to see old movies and TV shows with people casually smoking on camera.
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I ride today for the 7th successive day and feel fantabulous.
Strava or it didn't happen.
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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Can you get the sugar coke at any grocery store or do you have to find it special??
It depends - I've found it in places as varied as certain grocery stores, Costco, and Home Depot, strangely. Other times you can't find it at all and people will look at you strangely if you ask.
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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
It's Springtime.
I inhaled a couple insects today, so more like summer.
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I feel fat.
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I remember watching Jordan playing, in the late nineties, and being utterly blown away by the performances. I just witnessed another one. Mind blown.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
I feel fat.
same.
but also fantabulous.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Strava or it didn't happen.
I don't strava, I hope this will do. Not a lot of miles but I am still time-crunched.


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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
I inhaled a couple insects today, so more like summer.
I tried insects but never inhaled.

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It's not the upgrade, I noticed it before the upgrade.
same but I thought everyone was watching baseball, America's National pastime.
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I consider kicking a three pack a day habit as my #1 life achievement.
Ditto. Mine was only 1 pack but it was for 43 years smoking.
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Can you get the sugar coke at any grocery store or do you have to find it special??
Pretty sure Wegman's has it in the international foods isle.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Mind blown.
Have you considered anemia as a cause of your fatigue?
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Originally Posted by DougRNS View Post

You mean south of the border?
SOB
We stopped there last week.

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Pretty sure Wegman's has it in the international foods isle.
America imports soft drinks from Mexico?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
I inhaled a couple insects today, so more like summer.
Mouth breather.
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I don't strava, I hope this will do. Not a lot of miles but I am still time-crunched.


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America imports soft drinks from Mexico?
Yes
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We stopped there last week.
You were in South Carolina?
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You were in South Carolina?
Just passing thru.
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You were in South Carolina?
try to keep up.

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Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Just passing thru.
I went by there a few times when my sister lived on the coast. I did not stop.

It's not as exciting as the Ben Bernanke interchange.
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