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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 07-01-21, 06:38 AM
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Addiction 2021.3

It's too hot.

Maybe this will help.

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Hot!
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Sniff sniff....love that new thread smell!
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Going to be 77⁰ here today, still a bit dank though.
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Sniff sniff....love that new thread smell!
No dings or nicks yet either!
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Off soon to get my monthly eye injection. My favorite appointment of the month. Not.
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Off soon to get my monthly eye injection. My favorite appointment of the month. Not.
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With ya Buddy... Keep them sun glasses on...
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With ya Buddy... Keep them sun glasses on...
I usually spend the rest of the day in our lower level family room with all of the shades closed and the room as dark as possible. I’ve had 9 so far and the doc hit a nerve on #2 which took things to a whole new level. I don’t want to experience that again.
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I usually spend the rest of the day in our lower level family room with all of the shades closed and the room as dark as possible. Iíve had 9 so far and the doc hit a nerve on #2 which took things to a whole new level. I donít want to experience that again.
ouch x 100000000
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It's too hot.

Maybe this will help.
I need to watch a good snow movie today. Think I'll go with Hateful Eight again.

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Poke in the eye.
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Poke in the eye.
with a sharp stick.
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I usually spend the rest of the day in our lower level family room with all of the shades closed and the room as dark as possible. Iíve had 9 so far and the doc hit a nerve on #2 which took things to a whole new level. I donít want to experience that again.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
I need to watch a good snow movie today. Think I'll go with Hateful Eight again.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIOmotayDMY
Yeah that's pretty wintery alright.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Go Suns!

I don't know why some guys don't get it. If your beard won't grow in full why keep it? Looks like hell. He's ugly enough as it is.
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I don't know why some guys don't get it. If your beard won't grow in full why keep it? Looks like hell. He's ugly enough as it is.
I'll bet he looks pretty good to Suns fans. To me, he has been quite a surprise in these playoffs, and he's still very young.
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My daughter's softball team is off this weekend before the final summer push of a showcase event and the National Champ tournament (which we didn't expect to get into). My daughter was on an insane hot streak in Las Vegas last weekend, going 9-for-13 with 4 home runs, helping drive her team to a 4-1 record over their 5 games . She's also continuing to add to the list of colleges that are interested in recruiting her.

No softball and Monday off work, means 3 days of bike riding and honey-dos. I expect there will also be some grilling and beer-drinking going on, too.
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Looking forward to three days of riding this weekend. I haven't been able to get in much more than 2 per week for a few weeks. Just too much going on all the time.

Riding and pool time while BBQ'ing might just be the weekend ticket.
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Seems like Memorial Day was just a minute ago yet here we are with the summer’s next-to-last holiday.
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Mrs. GeneJockey was of for a few days of R&R with her gal pals, and made it clear before she went that she didn't want me riding IRL while she was gone, so I Zwifted instead. I learned an important lesson - one month is forever in Computer Years. I hadn't had the laptop that runs Zwift open since May, and of course hadn't opened Zwift, either. So, as a result, the 45 minutes I set aside before a Zwift race I wanted to do, which was supposed to allow 15 minutes for Zwift updating and 30 for a nice warmup turned into just about 12 minutes of warmup that was interrupted by the realization that my bladder would not make it through the entire race comfortably, so I had to *clack,clack,clack* through the house, pee, and *clack,clack,clack* back, just in time for 2:30 of warmup before the start.

It reminded me of the first few after-work rides after DST kicks in - it takes FOREVER to make sure I have everything I need packed to go in the car. So far, I haven't forgotten shoes, fortunately.

Last night I just rode around the new Makuri Island world, doing the same 8 mile loop 3 times and somehow managed to get all 3 times within 6 seconds of each other.

No ride today, but I think I'll take tomorrow off, make it a FOUR day weekend, and spend time on the actual road.
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It's too hot.
No, it's not.
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Seems like Memorial Day was just a minute ago yet here we are with the summerís next-to-last holiday.
Summer is over and gone.
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