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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 03-26-21, 04:38 PM
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Got the shifter fixed! Don't know what the problem was, but I basically broke the front down, and returned it all.

While I was at it, changed out my waxed chain, and couldn't figure out why it was so noisy.



Feeling really stupid right about now.

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Old 03-26-21, 04:46 PM
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I had made an Excel spreadsheet of the measurements of my bikes, and added two sheets on the gearing, calculating the ratios of all the gears on all the bikes. It turns out that the Canyon, with its 52/36 x 11-34 has both higher and lower gears ON THE BIG RING ALONE than the Circuit has TOTAL, with 52/42 x 13-24. And that's without going big ring/big cog! Geez, no wonder people bought triples!
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Not to brag, but as of this morning, I'm 13 oz away from no longer qualifying for the Clydesdale Forum.
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Old 03-26-21, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by BillyD
For what it's worth I feel responsible for demeaning an obviously popular beer in the first place. I could have named a ****load of other beers I don't care for but I chose the pilsner industry leaders. Such comparisons can be made about all manner of consumer products without intention of demeaning those who favor one side over another, we just happened to be talking about beers.

Hell, when I was in college I think I personally kept the Annheiser Bush breweries afloat, that's how much my roomies and I drank. Nowadays we've moved on, no offense to anyone who still love it.
I snap at phrantic09 and you apologize. I say we let by gones be by gones and do the right thing which is to blame [MENTION=25227]Velo Vol[/MENTION]. He's not here to defend himself anyway.
Seriously, no hard feelings.
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Old 03-26-21, 04:56 PM
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Did you get the shifter sorted out?
Yes I did!

Have no idea what the problem was, but it’s no more.
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Old 03-26-21, 04:59 PM
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
I snap at phrantic09 and you apologize. I say we let by gones be by gones and do the right thing which is to blame [MENTION=25227]Velo Vol[/MENTION]. He's not here to defend himself anyway.
Seriously, no hard feelings.
well, VV is a Volunteer, so just add that to the list of volunteer responsibilities.
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Old 03-26-21, 05:06 PM
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Originally Posted by abshipp
I think that's what's referred to as a negative feedback loop. The more you wait the worse it gets and the less you want it
Yeah, malt liquor has to be ice cold! There was a place in Portland on 15th Ave and Prescott that kept their 40s in a cooler set just above the freezing point of malt liquor and below the freezing point of water. By the time we walked 9 blocks back to our place, the 40s had a nice crust of ice on 'em. It's kinda like the Coors mountains that turn blue but better.
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Old 03-26-21, 05:08 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
How does a nail get on a runway. That is the question of the day. One does not build structures on a runway, trucks are not actively driving up and down the said runway. Nails do not hold airplanes together.
Maybe someone was out there with a nailgun plinkin' through the chainlink fence
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Originally Posted by big john
Lucky Lager had pictograms, I don't recall that on the Green Grenades.
Lucky and Oly stubbies!!!
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
Got the shifter fixed! Don't know what the problem was, but I basically broke the front down, and returned it all.

While I was at it, changed out my waxed chain, and couldn't figure out why it was so noisy.



Feeling really stupid right about now.
Pfft. Everyone has done that.
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Old 03-26-21, 05:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
Yes I did!

Have no idea what the problem was, but it’s no more.
Good news!

But I hate it when that happens, especially in my work. If I don't know what went wrong, then the problem isn't solved, just ended.
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Old 03-26-21, 05:17 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Lucky and Oly stubbies!!!
Must've been 2007 or so when I last helped kill a couple cases of these. We were having band practice on an old farm down south of Portland and the guitarist and I drove into Multnomah Village for supplies when we spotted five 12-packs stacked in the cooler. We discussed how it had been a couple years since either of us have had Oly in bottles and decided we might as well grab all 5.

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Old 03-26-21, 05:43 PM
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Pfft. Everyone has done that.
Correct.
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Working on Passover food. Charoset is done. Matzo balls are a work in progress.
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Pfft. Everyone has done that.
I figured the Club of Stupid was bigger than one.
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Originally Posted by datlas
Working on Passover food. Charoset is done. Matzo balls are a work in progress.
You guys keep Kosher?
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You guys keep Kosher?
Not at all. But I do like me some good Seder food!
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So do I, and I’m not Jewish.
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Charoset: made with apples/walnuts/raisins/grape juice/brown sugar/cinnamon. Really good.


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Big Brew's pilsners have a place, and I'm not trying to be funny when I say that I think that their place is primarily in the "alternative to water" category.
“Schmetterlingspeepee”
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Originally Posted by datlas
Charoset: made with apples/walnuts/raisins/grape juice/brown sugar/cinnamon. Really good.


Heading up on my bike, so save me some. Will be there in about six weeks.

Looks yum!
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Yes I did!

Have no idea what the problem was, but it’s no more.
All's well that ends well.
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Uh, there is one -



Glad I could clear that up.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
Uh oh - ENVE is now offering custom road bikes. Since they start at $7k, though, the most enjoyment I'll get out of the deal is playing with their bike builder page - https://www.enve.com/bike-builder/paint

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9gqbZdqA90
We became an Allied dealer this year. We have an Able (in my size) in the store.
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Originally Posted by phrantic09
7K for an open mold china carbon frameset branded Enve seems excessive...
I thought Odgen was in Utah.
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