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 10-10-18, 01:18 PM
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Wife had to go to Old Navy to return some stuff, so I went along to pick up some jeans. 'Merican sizing is so delusional. I got some 34" and I'll still need a belt with them (32s were too small in the guads).
You can get some of those weightlifter specific jeans with wide guads.
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You can get some of those weightlifter specific jeans with wide guads.
I used to buy my uniform khaki pants in "athletic" cut to accommodate my guads, but I probably didn't need to and I certainly wouldn't need to now.
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I just get slim fit jeans and deal with the guad tightness. HTFU!
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I just get slim fit jeans and deal with the guad tightness. HTFU!
I'm so asthenic now I can wear girl jeans and see the farts creep down my legs.
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@WhyFi you apparently live in the 4th most bike friendly city in the US-

https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a2...e-cities-2018/

Clearly independent of the seasonal weather...
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@WhyFi you apparently live in the 4th most bike friendly city in the US-

https://www.bicycling.com/culture/a2...e-cities-2018/

Clearly independent of the seasonal weather...
That reminds me - I was going to tell you to get your itinerary nailed down soon or you're going to be looking at a fat bike rental instead of a road bike.

Oh, and we've been ranked #1 & #2 recently.
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I just get slim fit jeans and deal with the guad tightness. HTFU!
HTFUing can be problematic in skinny pants.
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Old 10-10-18, 02:08 PM
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If it matters to you, don't look at what the markets did today. Just don't.
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Hey, @BillyD, we had a presentation at work today and I thought of you. For part of it, they showed this clip. For anyone else interested in Lyme disease, I found it interesting. On good authority, a better, FDA-approved diagnostic test could be showing up about 5 years.
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That reminds me - I was going to tell you to get your itinerary nailed down soon or you're going to be looking at a fat bike rental instead of a road bike.

Oh, and we've been ranked #1 & #2 recently.
Yea, at this point I'll probably just plan to visit Milwaukee at some point in November instead and not do any riding, since that's one of the areas I'm responsible for as well, I haven't heard anything from the higher ups on this trip. Maybe next spring I'll convince them to ship me to MSP with a bike.
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Yea, at this point I'll probably just plan to visit Milwaukee at some point in November instead and not do any riding, since that's one of the areas I'm responsible for as well, I haven't heard anything from the higher ups on this trip. Maybe next spring I'll convince them to ship me to MSP with a bike.
Just remember that spring is a little different for us. You might want to wait til May.
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What goes best with carbs? Carbs, of course.

https://www.thrillist.com/news/natio...rolls-to-menu#

Notice I didn't call it pizza.
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If it matters to you, don't look at what the markets did today. Just don't.
Fomoco is a bargain right now!

Of course GM stock just went poof a few years ago.
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What goes best with carbs? Carbs, of course.

https://www.thrillist.com/news/natio...rolls-to-menu#

Notice I didn't call it pizza.
Wow, Pizza Hut found some even less healthy "food" to distribute with their "food."
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HTFUing can be problematic in skinny pants.
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If it matters to you, don't look at what the markets did today. Just don't.
You had to say that and I had to look.

Sad!
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What goes best with carbs? Carbs, of course.

https://www.thrillist.com/news/natio...rolls-to-menu#

Notice I didn't call it pizza.
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Wow, Pizza Hut found some even less healthy "food" to distribute with their "food."
Like. I'll admit I have eaten "food" from Pizza Hut. Back when I was a broke student: the local restuarant did an all you can eat buffet. I did get value for my money.
Nowdays you'd have to pay me to eat from Pizza Hut.
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Oh yeah. We've all taken that plunge, because something in the belly wins, when money is a huge object. I drop on down to the Taco Bell level here and there, because sometime you want actual food, other times, nothing but Taco Bell will do.
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If it matters to you, don't look at what the markets did today. Just don't.
The markets are overpriced by 10-15%, dontcha think?
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The markets are overpriced by 10-15%, dontcha think?
Yeah, instead of the DOW being up slightly over 18% the last 12 months, now it's slight over 12%. Dang, only 12%.
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The markets are overpriced by 10-15%, dontcha think?
Of course, but that’s never how it feels. Anyway, if we’re to have a recession, let it start before the mi... Oh, that’s right. Not here.
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Kudos.

My medical testing didn't go so well today. Doc says to cut way down on caffeine and salt.
Sounds drastic.
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Sounds drastic.
The caffeine part.
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Remember the cassingle?
Yasss. I bought a few of those back in the day, back when pop music was cool. I might still have them.
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I made a comment in the 41 that Litespeeds and Lynskeys come from the same factory in Tennessee anyway...but apparently my dry wit was not understood and/or appreciated.

Serves me right for posting outside of Addiction.
Trouble-maker.
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