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Road Cycling ďIt 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.Ē -- Ernest Hemingway

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Old 12-31-20, 01:22 PM
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Was the last one at work last night when I left at 5:30. the rest of the employees left early between 3 and 4. Must be nice to have the luxury of slack in your schedule.
worked 5 hours today even though it is a holiday. Now its raining. FML.
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Old 12-31-20, 01:57 PM
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Originally Posted by rjones28
Not that there's anything wrong with that.
no no not at all... two consenting adults Yada Yada yada...
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
See post 11,280.
I meant today....
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Originally Posted by gnome
happy new year. may this one be better than the last.
not setting the bar to high
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Originally Posted by datlas
Oh.....oh my....
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Originally Posted by datlas
A high CRP like that means active systemic inflammation. Itís not good. You may need better medicine. Whatever happened to getting that academic rheumatologist evaluation? Itís certainly worth considering, especially for difficult patients like you.
A better question from me would have been, "How often do you see patients with a CRP of 100?" as I don't have a good sense of how prevalent "difficult" inflammatory disease is.

Anyway, I had decided to hold off on shopping around until I had a proper appointment with him. It seems, being a transfer patient in the group, I may have to some degree "fallen through the cracks." Maybe now I am sufficiently on his radar screen and won't be passed off to the nurses as much? On the other hand, even if that's the case, I'm not sure he knows what to do for treatment. This is at least the fifth biologic I've been on--not sure how many viable alternatives there are left.
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Old 12-31-20, 03:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
RIP Adobe Flash
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Old 12-31-20, 03:19 PM
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The Arizona Bowl is a blowout so far.

Those kids from the Midwest seem to be enjoying the warm weather in Tucson.
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Old 12-31-20, 03:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
No 7-11 here.
How about Y'alls' convenience store?

Y'alls Texas Store Inc. 2104 Woodlands Pkwy, Spring, TX 77380 - YP.com (yellowpages.com)
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Old 12-31-20, 03:44 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
No 7-11 here.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I donít like the ďdecorĒ of Sheetz. Wawa is nicer.
BITD at PITT they had 2 for $1 hot dogs with all the toppings. i chose kraut, chilli, pickles and melted cheese. Back then that was good bang for the buck.
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Back to cycling content, just because...

My wife's bike has been making a lot of noise on my Kickr that I can't adjust out. Lo and behold, the chain is trashed, not worn a little and needs to be replaced but worn to the point that it should be ground up for landfill. I've never had a chain measure 100% wear before. Luckily, I keep chains and cassettes in stock so I put a new Ultegra chain on and start going through my cassettes. The only cassette that I have in her size is a new Dura Ace cassette that I got in a box of parts in a trade a couple years ago.

So, besides a new chain, she's got a new $200 cassette. I've never run a $200 cassette in my life. I told her that she really owed me. She was baking at the time and said, "Oh, Honey, here, have a cookie."
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Old 12-31-20, 04:15 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
No 7-11 here.
He didn't say quasi-east coasters.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Back to cycling content, just because...

My wife's bike has been making a lot of noise on my Kickr that I can't adjust out. Lo and behold, the chain is trashed, not worn a little and needs to be replaced but worn to the point that it should be ground up for landfill. I've never had a chain measure 100% wear before. Luckily, I keep chains and cassettes in stock so I put a new Ultegra chain on and start going through my cassettes. The only cassette that I have in her size is a new Dura Ace cassette that I got in a box of parts in a trade a couple years ago.

So, besides a new chain, she's got a new $200 cassette. I've never run a $200 cassette in my life. I told her that she really owed me. She was baking at the time and said, "Oh, Honey, here, have a cookie."
was the cookie at least 105 level?
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Wife new bike day!
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Old 12-31-20, 04:37 PM
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
The preppers were saying to fill your bathtub and sinks with water and to stock two weeks of canned goods.
Always a good idea.
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Wife new bike day!
Very cool!
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Wife new bike day!
How long until she's dropping you?
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Took the wheel off my Seven and when I pulled the Velox off one of the eyelets fell out. Took it to the LBS and he noticed the rim was cracked at the hole with the broken eyelet. Still doesn't explain the thumping, might have been low spots in the brake track. Needs a new rim in any case. It will be the fourth rear wheel on that bike in 8 years.

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Originally Posted by WhyFi
How long until she's dropping you?

I give it two weeks.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
I give it two weeks.
A bit of toe overlap?
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
I give it two weeks.
Should we start a pool?
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Originally Posted by big john
A bit of toe overlap?
donít follow?

It was between this and emonda. She didnít like the aggressiveness of the emonda. She doesnít want clip in pedals.

Does anybody know what the mounts on the top tube are for? I should have asked but didnít realize they were mounts til I got home.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
Should we start a pool?

A little cold for a pool donít you think?
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
donít follow?

Does anybody know what the mounts on the top tube are for? I should have asked but didnít realize they were mounts til I got home.
Small frames with 700c wheels tend to suffer from toe overlap - with the cranks in the horizontal position your feet can strike the wheel when the bars are turned. Not the worst thing in the world with flat pedals but can be annoying.

The two bolts on the top tube are for a bag, lots of times called bento boxes. Nice clean solution that doesn't involve velcro straps
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