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Old 10-14-20, 09:47 AM
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I just got back from getting my flu shot, in my left arm. Then they offered a pneumonia shot in the right. That one they suspect could give me trouble later on. Pain.
i asked about the mango mosquitoes, and the nurse was unfamiliar with them. She must be one of those who walks from the house into the garage, and vise versa.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
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This has been bothering me. Assuming there actually were 4,000+ locomotives operating at the time, where were they all? Not running on the tracks.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
In the 40s this morning, Not ready to HTFU.
The weather is steadily getting cooler and lower humidity. I feel like a teenage girl waiting for the prom..
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How much variance is there in the processing delay among the typical population?
Uhhhhhhh...a lot.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
This has been bothering me. Assuming there actually were 4,000+ locomotives operating at the time, where were they all? Not running on the tracks.
Most likely series numbers. 1xxx, 2xxx, and so on.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize
I just got back from getting my flu shot, in my left arm. Then they offered a pneumonia shot in the right. That one they suspect could give me trouble later on. Pain.
i asked about the mango mosquitoes, and the nurse was unfamiliar with them. She must be one of those who walks from the house into the garage, and vise versa.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
This has been bothering me. Assuming there actually were 4,000+ locomotives operating at the time, where were they all? Not running on the tracks.
They park 'em out in the desert


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Originally Posted by seedsbelize
Most likely series numbers. 1xxx, 2xxx, and so on.
Oh.
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Good ride in. Want more hills but I had to settle for some.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
They park 'em out in the desert
Assuming all those still work, how long of a train could one create with the combined horsepower there?
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Howdy all, just dropped by to say hello. Hope everyone is doing well.
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Originally Posted by LowCel
Howdy all, just dropped by to say hello. Hope everyone is doing well.
Hey @LowCel nice of you to drop by!
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Originally Posted by datlas
Good ride in. Want more hills but I had to settle for some.

you can have mine. I don’t want them.
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Originally Posted by datlas
Good ride in. Want more hills but I had to settle for some.
I like me a few hills. There's this one to look forward to on the way home:

https://www.strava.com/segments/1679104

Ignore the bad GPS track, but the grade is 8%.
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you can have mine. I don’t want them.
You don't have any to give away.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
I like me a few hills. There's this one to look forward to on the way home:

https://www.strava.com/segments/1679104

Ignore the bad GPS track, but the grade is 8%.
It's a little short, but I would hit it.
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This is our third 20+ mph day in a row, not to mention terrible gusts, too. So, it was a shock when my wife suggested getting the tandem out for a 23 miler. We had to stop twice for her to stretch her back but she seemed in good spirits afterward or at least I didn't get scolded. I think that I'll take our CoMotion off the market for now.

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Originally Posted by LowCel
Howdy all, just dropped by to say hello. Hope everyone is doing well.
Are you still a road cyclist?
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you can have mine. I don’t want them.
Lots of hills in the tidewater?
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UP 4003. It's been all B&W so far, so here's a nice color picture. Not sure of the date, but the photocredit is in the picture.
Cheyenne, WY.

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Are you still a road cyclist?
This was my ride from Saturday, long, wet day but it was fun. I guess I'm still a road cyclist.

https://www.strava.com/activities/4177650391

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Originally Posted by datlas
Good ride in. Want more hills but I had to settle for some.
I’m hoping to do this one on an out and back Saturday.

https://strava.app.link/xGiN2NyhAab

it’s not super steep, but Lake Desolation is pretty and the descent is fun.
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Originally Posted by LowCel
This was my ride from Saturday, long, wet day but it was fun. I guess I'm still a road cyclist.

https://www.strava.com/activities/4177650391

Kudos.

You heard about Pcad?
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Originally Posted by datlas
Kudos.

You heard about Pcad?
No, I haven't heard anything.
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Originally Posted by LowCel
No, I haven't heard anything.
He got run over by a motorist while cycling and was killed instantly. So sad. I think it was in June? Or May??
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Originally Posted by datlas
He got run over by a motorist while cycling and was killed instantly. So sad. I think it was in June? Or May??
I just read the article. I'm speechless.
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