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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 10-16-21, 07:18 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I hear it wasn’t built in a day.

BTW…If you get the chance, go to Venice, even if only for a day. Great place to wander around.
Pompei is absolutely amazing.

Just saying.
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I'm a Florence Firenze man, myself.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
The commutes? Not when you consider the stop signs, the traffic and the stretch on a MUP, but the weekly average is pitiful for a gink with athletical pretensions.
Geez, I tow my kid around in a lead parachute and my weekly isn't that low.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
The commutes? Not when you consider the stop signs, the traffic and the stretch on a MUP,
The stoplights hate me.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
Pompei is absolutely amazing.

Just saying.
You are right!

The hike up the volcano was pretty cool as well.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
You are right!

The hike up the volcano was pretty cool as well.

underground napoli is pretty neat too.
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I like that broadcast team of him and Troy Aikman, probably my favorite.
I think Aikman is very dry for a color man. He obviously knows what he's talking about but he's not fun to listen to like, say, Tony Romo.
Paired with ultra serious Joe Buck makes it worse. I think Buck should be with someone a little looser than Troy. jmho
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
The stoplights hate me.

are you surprised?
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Heed red lights. You never know when a train may be coming.
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Originally Posted by LAJ
Heed red lights.
I’d be wicked pissah fast if I didn’t.
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Heed red lights. You never know when a train may be coming.
Looking at the video again, I’m willing to bet the trailer got stuck on the hump at the crossing. That may have lifted the drive wheels of the tractor off the ground or maybe even caused the trailer to become unhitched.
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
are you surprised?
I'm surprised the traffic engineers do such a bad job, unless their goal is to have people sitting at stop lights.
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Somehow I didn't know Tennessee's best running back (by far) was injured until this game started. That was a bad surprise.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi

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I thought about that when I saw "flair"
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
I’d be wicked pissah fast if I didn’t.
Yes!! Pesky things that they are.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I'm surprised the traffic engineers do such a bad job, unless their goal is to have people sitting at stop lights.

somebody has to sit at a stop light. Other wise it would be Chaos!
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Looking at the video again, I’m willing to bet the trailer got stuck on the hump at the crossing. That may have lifted the drive wheels of the tractor off the ground or maybe even caused the trailer to become unhitched.
I'm with you. Hard to say if reverse was an option, but that's usually the last thing thought about. Trying to power out of in the direction that got one stuck, usually doesn't work.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Somehow I didn't know Tennessee's best running back (by far) was injured until this game started. That was a bad surprise.
The Huskies are struggling this year. Not doing so well in the gold helmets/pants bowl.





Oooh, Huskies TD!!! Maybe they'll keep the momentum and dominate the second half.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I hear it wasn’t built in a day.

BTW…If you get the chance, go to Venice, even if only for a day. Great place to wander around.
I was in Venice in 2008 and again in 2014. In 2008, they were having flooding problems and smelled a lot but in 2014, it was beautiful.

And while talking about the coliseum, the coliseum in Verona is in better condition than the one in Rome.
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Huskies about to tie this one up. Bruins are going down!!!
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Huskies about to tie this one up. Bruins are going down!!!
That second interception kinda blew that game.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
I'm a Florence Firenze man, myself.
Florence is amazing, too.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
My average speed makes me look like I’m doggin’ it all week because the commutes come out at, like, 14.7 mph.
I've been dogging it because I've been trying to connect with some old friends and they are really slow. Also, rain and wind hasn't been helping, either.
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