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 04-01-18, 06:52 AM
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Hi, what’s this thread about?
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Two active Addiction threads?
You're supposed to be convalescing.
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April Fools.
Not only in April.
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Hi, what’s this thread about?
Foolishness.
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They said it couldn't be done. They were wrong.


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They said it couldn't be done. They were wrong.


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It's snowing...
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It's snowing...
That's the upstate NY spirit.
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It's snowing...
Incorrect.

Sadly, the next two weeks don't looks so great.

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It's snowing...
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Incorrect.
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Hi, what’s this thread about?
I missed your post about the hospitalization before the previous Addiction closed. Just wanted to say I'm glad you are better.
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No matter where I go, here I am...
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Leaving on a jet plane...

With a layover in glamorous EWR.
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I am improving. They gave me a tray with “clear liquids” included red jello, apple juice, and an orange popsicle. So far, so good. I will get a more substantial lunch and if that goes ok I can go home later.
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I was watching the live video feed of Flanders that seeds posted. But it got yanked a few minutes ago. Sad!
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They gave me a tray with “clear liquids” included red jello, apple juice, and an orange popsicle.
I'm never going to regain the lightweight crown at this rate.

Also, dog drugs.
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April Fools.
It's my fake internet birthday.
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Also have a nifty head cold for the long weekend.

Epic.
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Also have a nifty head cold for the long weekend.

Epic.
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Should I do anything productive today?
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I was watching the live video feed of Flanders that seeds posted. But it got yanked a few minutes ago. Sad!
It came back.
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A cold front moved in over night. A mere 82A at the moment. A high of only 90 predicted for the day. Mostly sunny. Little wind. Looks like a good day for a ride, possibly even longer than 24km.
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It's my fake internet birthday.
Happy Fake Internet Birthday
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28 miles out and back yesterday to REI to return a pair of shoes. I have no cycling stamina whatsoever.
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