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Addiction LXXVIII

Old 06-10-20, 08:05 PM
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker
I really like being here. Maybe I will just pretend to be a cyclist. Who's gonna know?
Not allowed here. Right, BillyD?
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Did you get a fortune, too?
Blood pressure, pulse were in the normal range.
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Originally Posted by kissTheApex
Probably the only good thing the lockdown gave us was that there were less of them driving. Now they’re back
I've observed on my last few bike rides that traffic seems at or near normal again. On the interstate, however, it's still noticeably less.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Weighed in at the pharmacy machine this afternoon at 146 pounds.
Is that good?
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Originally Posted by ls01

So guess what this is a picture of... If you guessed the latest vehicle to make physical contact with ls01 you would be correct. Bastid clipped my elbow with his mirror. He got to talk to the police man for that. I was uninjured. Freaked out but uninjured. Guy could not have given less F#$&@ if he was offered money. He appologized and then pushed the blame on me for riding in the street. I had to leave I couldnt listen to anymore. Its really bad here. I dont know how more I can take.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Windy evening but Velo Vol shall HTFU.

Time to effort.
I opted for a shorter, hillier, woodier effort rather than fight the winds on the Hardin Valley plains.

Zero cycling flybys on a 30 mile not-summer evening ride. Sad.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol

Zero cycling flybys on a 30 mile not-summer evening ride. Sad.
Time to change your avatar, Lone Wolf!
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Originally Posted by ls01

So guess what this is a picture of... If you guessed the latest vehicle to make physical contact with ls01 you would be correct. Bastid clipped my elbow with his mirror. He got to talk to the police man for that. I was uninjured. Freaked out but uninjured. Guy could not have given less F#$&@ if he was offered money. He appologized and then pushed the blame on me for riding in the street. I had to leave I couldnt listen to anymore. Its really bad here. I dont know how more I can take.
Glad you are unhurt. If he's just an employee lodge a formal complaint with his boss.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
Is that good?
I'd really like to lose weight (mass) in select joints, but otherwise it's OK.
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Old 06-11-20, 04:01 AM
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Grilled sockeye with my secret rub for dinner tonight. #Yummy
We have been wanting to try real Texas BBQ smoking, but it requires good temperature control. And our gas grill is not set up for properly igniting wood chips. We didn't want to have to buy another device like an electric smoker to maintain. On a whim I searched for a smoke generator that could be attached to a gas grill. Voila! The Smoke Chief (https://www.smokehouseproducts.com). A cold smoke generator that sits on the gas grill shelf and pipes smoke into the rotisserie hole. Will try it this weekend.

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Originally Posted by rjones28
Sounds complicated

Whoa, FM! Elitist.
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I've never done a challenge on Strava. I just noticed there's a walk challenge. wut

https://www.strava.com/challenges/June-July-2020-Walk
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I've never done a challenge on Strava. I just noticed there's a walk challenge. wut

https://www.strava.com/challenges/June-July-2020-Walk
For serious walkers only.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Blood pressure, pulse were in the normal range.
Mine was all normal, too, except for my hemoglobin.

I got a Spiderman bandaid on my rear end.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Mine was all normal, too, except for my hemoglobin.

I got a Spiderman bandaid on my rear end.
At the pharmacy?

I got more dog drugs.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
At the pharmacy?

I got more dog drugs.
No, at my cancer center. I did get a new drug, too, though. Don't know if's a dog drug, though.
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I learned this morning I have a special ability. I am invisible to all drivers. Now I just need to figure out how to control this special ability.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
No, at my cancer center. I did get a new drug, too, though. Don't know if's a dog drug, though.
I hope things are going OK.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I hope things are going OK.
A-OK.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
I learned this morning I have a special ability. I am invisible to all drivers.
I'm not invisible, just ignored.
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I got a Spiderman bandaid on my rear end.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
I learned this morning I have a special ability. I am invisible to all drivers. Now I just need to figure out how to control this special ability.
Try grabbing a few purses.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
I learned this morning I have a special ability. I am invisible to all drivers. Now I just need to figure out how to control this special ability.
With great power, comes great responsibility.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
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Besides not showing you my cute derrière, I already threw it away, you perv!
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