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

Addiction LXXIV

Old 04-30-19, 06:08 AM
  #1476  
MoAlpha
• —
 
MoAlpha's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2015
Location: Land of Pleasant Living
Posts: 2,389

Bikes: Occasionally

Mentioned: 29 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 1348 Post(s)
Liked 57 Times in 42 Posts
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Thanks for that memory. The first thing that sprang to mind were the aching cheeks throughout the following day.
Funny business. That stuff had effects all up and down the nervous system.
MoAlpha is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 06:25 AM
  #1477  
seedsbelize 
Refugee
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Location: Tixkokob, Yucatán, México
Posts: 11,287
Mentioned: 93 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 4725 Post(s)
Liked 33 Times in 26 Posts
There was Royal Castle too, preceding White Castle.
seedsbelize is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 06:53 AM
  #1478  
rjones28 
Mostly Harmless
 
rjones28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Chittenango, NY
Posts: 44,928

Bikes: Have two wheels

Mentioned: 156 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6068 Post(s)
Liked 33 Times in 29 Posts
Originally Posted by datlas View Post
I was thinking of putting the Reynolds Assaults back on the Habanero for tomorrow since it will be May.

Too soon??
Do it.
__________________
Originally Posted by Heathpack View Post
Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
rjones28 is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 07:45 AM
  #1479  
Pirkaus
Coffin Dodger
 
Pirkaus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,692

Bikes: Motobecane Vent Noir, Lynskey R345, Serotta Nova Special X

Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 477 Post(s)
Liked 11 Times in 10 Posts
Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
What you want is a Whataburger.
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
There was Royal Castle too, preceding White Castle.
Pirkaus is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 07:52 AM
  #1480  
rpenmanparker 
Senior Member
 
rpenmanparker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 28,412

Bikes: 1990 Romic Reynolds 531 custom build, Merlin Works CR Ti custom build, super light Workswell 066 custom build

Mentioned: 103 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6346 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
There was Royal Castle too, preceding White Castle.
We had Royal Castle in New Orleans BITD. I always thought it was the knock off, not the original. But who knows? And weren’t their burgers square?
__________________
Robert

Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
No matter where I go, here I am...
rpenmanparker is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 07:54 AM
  #1481  
WhyFi
Senior Member
 
WhyFi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Got a castle in - er, Minneapolis, that's where I dwell!
Posts: 24,845

Bikes: 2016 Diamondback Haanjo, 2018 Trek Domane SL5 Gravel

Mentioned: 298 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8884 Post(s)
Liked 135 Times in 81 Posts
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
There was Royal Castle too, preceding White Castle.
Really? WC is suuuuper old school. They've been around since forever. I don't think that anyone here is old enough to have been around before WC, not even Robert.

Edit: I see that WC was founded in 1921, so maybe I was wrong about the Robert not being around.


Last edited by WhyFi; 04-30-19 at 07:57 AM.
WhyFi is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 07:59 AM
  #1482  
WhyFi
Senior Member
 
WhyFi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Got a castle in - er, Minneapolis, that's where I dwell!
Posts: 24,845

Bikes: 2016 Diamondback Haanjo, 2018 Trek Domane SL5 Gravel

Mentioned: 298 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8884 Post(s)
Liked 135 Times in 81 Posts
Also, this is cool - the photo on the WC wiki page is that of a building a couple miles away from me -



Wiki indicates that it was WC #8 . I obviously knew that it was old, but I hadn't realized that it was that old.
WhyFi is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 08:54 AM
  #1483  
BillyD
Administrator
Thread Starter
 
BillyD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Hudson Valley, NY
Posts: 25,408

Bikes: Merlin Cyrene '04; Bridgestone RB-1 '92

Mentioned: 268 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6125 Post(s)
Liked 64 Times in 45 Posts
Originally Posted by WHOOOSSHHH... View Post
I didn’t like Botto either...no surprise there
Few did, and that's the way he liked it. Making pals wasn't his thing.
__________________
See, this is why we can't have nice things. - - smarkinson
Where else but the internet can a bunch of cyclists go and be the tough guy? - - jdon
BillyD is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 09:05 AM
  #1484  
BillyD
Administrator
Thread Starter
 
BillyD's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Hudson Valley, NY
Posts: 25,408

Bikes: Merlin Cyrene '04; Bridgestone RB-1 '92

Mentioned: 268 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6125 Post(s)
Liked 64 Times in 45 Posts
Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
White Castles are definitely better than McDs, Wendy's, BK, etc. I'm trying to reserve my monthly burger splurges for some next level burger action tho!
The closest WC to me is 50 miles, two counties away, where I used to work. So whenever I'm down that way I make it my business to stop at WC for the day's lunch, and then I stop at my favorite deli to pick up the next day's lunch - the best Italian combo sammich on the planet.
__________________
See, this is why we can't have nice things. - - smarkinson
Where else but the internet can a bunch of cyclists go and be the tough guy? - - jdon
BillyD is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 09:52 AM
  #1485  
Pirkaus
Coffin Dodger
 
Pirkaus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,692

Bikes: Motobecane Vent Noir, Lynskey R345, Serotta Nova Special X

Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 477 Post(s)
Liked 11 Times in 10 Posts
When I was growing up in New Jersey, we had a WC in the town next to us, but it was a "treat" not a regular thing, to go there. Loads of delicious little square burgers by the bag full 😋
Pirkaus is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 10:02 AM
  #1486  
rpenmanparker 
Senior Member
 
rpenmanparker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 28,412

Bikes: 1990 Romic Reynolds 531 custom build, Merlin Works CR Ti custom build, super light Workswell 066 custom build

Mentioned: 103 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6346 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Originally Posted by WhyFi View Post
Really? WC is suuuuper old school. They've been around since forever. I don't think that anyone here is old enough to have been around before WC, not even Robert.

Edit: I see that WC was founded in 1921, so maybe I was wrong about the Robert not being around.


Older than dirt.
__________________
Robert

Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
No matter where I go, here I am...
rpenmanparker is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 10:04 AM
  #1487  
rpenmanparker 
Senior Member
 
rpenmanparker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Houston, TX
Posts: 28,412

Bikes: 1990 Romic Reynolds 531 custom build, Merlin Works CR Ti custom build, super light Workswell 066 custom build

Mentioned: 103 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6346 Post(s)
Likes: 0
Liked 5 Times in 5 Posts
Originally Posted by BillyD View Post
The closest WC to me is 50 miles, two counties away, where I used to work. So whenever I'm down that way I make it my business to stop at WC for the day's lunch, and then I stop at my favorite deli to pick up the next day's lunch - the best Italian combo sammich on the planet.
Meet me on Decatur Street in New Orleans and we will put the lie to that claim at the Central Grocery.
__________________
Robert

Originally Posted by LAJ View Post
No matter where I go, here I am...
rpenmanparker is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 10:05 AM
  #1488  
WhyFi
Senior Member
 
WhyFi's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Got a castle in - er, Minneapolis, that's where I dwell!
Posts: 24,845

Bikes: 2016 Diamondback Haanjo, 2018 Trek Domane SL5 Gravel

Mentioned: 298 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8884 Post(s)
Liked 135 Times in 81 Posts
Originally Posted by Pirkaus View Post
Loads of delicious little square burgers by the bag full 😋
I'm still a little shocked when I spend more than 6 bucks there. When I was a kid, if one of my friends or I got our grubby little hands on a few dollars, we could buy enough food to share among us.
WhyFi is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 10:59 AM
  #1489  
rjones28 
Mostly Harmless
 
rjones28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Chittenango, NY
Posts: 44,928

Bikes: Have two wheels

Mentioned: 156 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6068 Post(s)
Liked 33 Times in 29 Posts
FYI, I had a real hamburger for lunch at the local diner.
__________________
Originally Posted by Heathpack View Post
Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
rjones28 is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 10:59 AM
  #1490  
rjones28 
Mostly Harmless
 
rjones28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Chittenango, NY
Posts: 44,928

Bikes: Have two wheels

Mentioned: 156 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6068 Post(s)
Liked 33 Times in 29 Posts
It was more than 6 bucks.
__________________
Originally Posted by Heathpack View Post
Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
rjones28 is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 11:14 AM
  #1491  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 22,476
Mentioned: 163 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8606 Post(s)
Liked 342 Times in 219 Posts
Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
How do you keep chicken from spoiling?
I use magic.

indyfabz is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 11:25 AM
  #1492  
rjones28 
Mostly Harmless
 
rjones28's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Chittenango, NY
Posts: 44,928

Bikes: Have two wheels

Mentioned: 156 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 6068 Post(s)
Liked 33 Times in 29 Posts
Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I use magic.

__________________
Originally Posted by Heathpack View Post
Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
rjones28 is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 12:27 PM
  #1493  
datlas 
Beyond Bogus
 
datlas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Malvern, PA (20 miles West of Philly)
Posts: 28,289

Bikes: 1986 Alpine (steel road bike), 2009 Ti Habenero, 2013 Specialized Roubaix

Mentioned: 386 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8527 Post(s)
Liked 85 Times in 54 Posts
Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
I use magic.

Do you believe in magic??

__________________
Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
never underestimate the idiocy of BF.
Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Addiction is all about class.
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Better to just stay out of the 41
datlas is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 12:28 PM
  #1494  
datlas 
Beyond Bogus
 
datlas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Malvern, PA (20 miles West of Philly)
Posts: 28,289

Bikes: 1986 Alpine (steel road bike), 2009 Ti Habenero, 2013 Specialized Roubaix

Mentioned: 386 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8527 Post(s)
Liked 85 Times in 54 Posts
My sister's kid who is the bassoonist is playing at Carnegie Hall tomorrow.

I wonder if velo vol has ever played there. Whatever happened to that silly bear??
__________________
Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
never underestimate the idiocy of BF.
Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Addiction is all about class.
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Better to just stay out of the 41
datlas is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 12:33 PM
  #1495  
indyfabz
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Posts: 22,476
Mentioned: 163 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8606 Post(s)
Liked 342 Times in 219 Posts
Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Do you believe in magic??
John Sebastian opened for NRBQ at an outdoor concert at my high school junior year. He even played "Welcome Back."
indyfabz is online now  
Old 04-30-19, 01:06 PM
  #1496  
LowCel 
Throw the stick!!!!
 
LowCel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Charleston, WV
Posts: 18,087

Bikes: GMC Denali

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 122 Post(s)
Liked 7 Times in 4 Posts
Two more hours and I'll be on the bike.

That is all.
__________________
I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.
LowCel is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 01:07 PM
  #1497  
datlas 
Beyond Bogus
 
datlas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Malvern, PA (20 miles West of Philly)
Posts: 28,289

Bikes: 1986 Alpine (steel road bike), 2009 Ti Habenero, 2013 Specialized Roubaix

Mentioned: 386 Post(s)
Tagged: 2 Thread(s)
Quoted: 8527 Post(s)
Liked 85 Times in 54 Posts
Originally Posted by LowCel View Post
Two more hours and I'll be on the bike.

That is all.
__________________
Originally Posted by RUOkie View Post
never underestimate the idiocy of BF.
Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
Addiction is all about class.
Originally Posted by seedsbelize View Post
Better to just stay out of the 41
datlas is online now  
Likes For datlas:
Old 04-30-19, 01:08 PM
  #1498  
LowCel 
Throw the stick!!!!
 
LowCel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Charleston, WV
Posts: 18,087

Bikes: GMC Denali

Mentioned: 11 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 122 Post(s)
Liked 7 Times in 4 Posts
Oh, I also just ordered a new fangled high tech trainer. I'm already dreading using it.
__________________
I may be fat but I'm slow enough to make up for it.
LowCel is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 01:35 PM
  #1499  
Pirkaus
Coffin Dodger
 
Pirkaus's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: New Hampshire
Posts: 1,692

Bikes: Motobecane Vent Noir, Lynskey R345, Serotta Nova Special X

Mentioned: 8 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 477 Post(s)
Liked 11 Times in 10 Posts
Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post

Older than dirt.
The sun formed, the earth cooled, you were born......
Pirkaus is offline  
Old 04-30-19, 01:37 PM
  #1500  
LesterOfPuppets
cowboy, steel horse, etc
 
LesterOfPuppets's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Valley of the Sun.
Posts: 32,499

Bikes: everywhere

Mentioned: 54 Post(s)
Tagged: 1 Thread(s)
Quoted: 3898 Post(s)
Liked 61 Times in 46 Posts
Originally Posted by rjones28 View Post
FYI, I had a real hamburger for lunch at the local diner.
I had potstickers and a huge mound of cabbage.
LesterOfPuppets is offline  

Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.