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 11-08-18, 05:38 PM
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Guess what? Out early for good behavior! Woo.
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Hey, Seeds. Been following you on Strava. Looks like you're getting your rides in.
Training for a tour across Ohio, in May. But then once I started riding every day, I got addicted. Humidity has finally let go, so I can go out any time I want.
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Welcome back! What the hell, if I may ask, did you do?
Convicted of trolling in the first degree. Guilty as charged. And that's all I have to say about that.
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I just love riding a vintage road bike. The smooth speed and quick response of the steel has to be one of the most enjoyable experiences I know.

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Convicted of trolling in the first degree. Guilty as charged. And that's all I have to say about that.
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So, this showed up in my mailbox today.
My dad did a big club ride and all I got was a jersey.
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Yep, impacted is normal for me. Hard as a rock.
Why don’t you remove it daily with a q-tip before it gets impacted? Some folks advise against it on safety grounds, but I don’t believe it.
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We really discourage our patients to go to those urgent care places, especially if we are open. Maybe on a Sunday for something that can't wait.
We use one in Houston operated by a med center hospital. Very effective on weekends None of our docs have any office hours on weekends. The better urgent care clinics are highly regarded. And with the Methodist Hospital one we use all the records go right into our digital files.
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Why don’t you remove it daily with a q-tip before it gets impacted? Some folks advise against it on safety grounds, but I don’t believe it.
because his wife doesn't want to have to call an ambulance or take him to A&E again.
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Lucky!!!

Looks like the UP is gonna get a little bit.

I'm 2 hours south of Rockford and in the 1-2" light blue. In fact, that's exactly what my forecast is. I had put a lot of my stuff in a storage rental before we moved and I went there this morning and picked up my snow shovel along with a couple box fans for indoor training which by the way, I managed to forestall for another day. Only rode 19.2 miles in 32ºF temps but it beats the trainer any day.
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Training for a tour across Ohio, in May. But then once I started riding every day, I got addicted. Humidity has finally let go, so I can go out any time I want.
Nice. Hope you have good weather. Weather can be a little schizoid in the Midwest in May which I know you know. Sounds like fun, though.
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Why don’t you remove it daily with a q-tip before it gets impacted? Some folks advise against it on safety grounds, but I don’t believe it.
Nope. I was banned form Q-tips way back. It just pushes it back towards the ear drum. Ask any doc.

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We use one in Houston operated by a med center hospital. Very effective on weekends None of our docs have any office hours on weekends. The better urgent care clinics are highly regarded. And with the Methodist Hospital one we use all the records go right into our digital files.
This would be a Unity Point (Methodist) facility but the few times that I went, the waiting room was full of kids with sniffles and other scary symptoms.
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By the way, I'm thinking of reporting myself to the Pills and Ills section of 50+ if I don't shape up.
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By the way, I'm thinking of reporting myself to the Pills and Ills section of 50+ if I don't shape up.
how about as pennance you post in A&S and LCF.
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how about as pennance you post in A&S and LCF.
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how about as pennance you post in A&S and LCF.
Ain't gonna happen.
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We got the predicted 1-2" but the streets are only wet so I put front fenders on my ICE and going to d a short ride.
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We got the predicted 1-2" but the streets are only wet so I put front fenders on my ICE and going to d a short ride.
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Nope. I was banned form Q-tips way back. It just pushes it back towards the ear drum. Ask any doc.

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Same here. In fact, my worst bought was made worse when I tried DIY with Q-tips.
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