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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 10-01-21, 07:23 AM
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Addiction 2021.4

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
I have not drank from my water bottle gone for a ride over 2 hours long in well over a year. My HTFU cred is well established non-existent.
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How does SRAM Rival eTap AXS compare to Ultegra Di2?
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How does SRAM Rival eTap AXS compare to Ultegra Di2?
For one, they have different names.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
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Incorrecto.
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How does SRAM Rival eTap AXS compare to Ultegra Di2?
eTap is wireless.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Why quit before 40 miles?
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Today marks the end of single-use plastic shopping bags (a/k/a Philadelphia tumble weeds) in Philly.

That was one odd thing I encountered during my recent tour. They were nearly impossible to get at stores. I typically don't use them a home, but they come in handy as trash bags when bike camping. To address that problem, I would try to remember to grab a produce bag whenever possible.
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Geez - what did lumberjacks ever do to you?
I've just always hated plaid flannel. I remember as a kid when the plaid shorts fashion came around, I was like "ewww".
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Originally Posted by rjones28
Why quit before 40 miles?
Because I was back home.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
It's coming.


And by the end of this quarter this image will be perfectly seasonal.
Nononononono!

And while I'm here, what's with the threaded, Ultregra BB on the commuter? Every few weeks it develops an awful click on both power strokes. I take it apart, look at it critically, finger it amorously, lube it randomly, reassemble it, and the click is gone for a while.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
If you weren't dawdling you would have finished in under 2 hours. HTFU.
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I've just always hated plaid flannel. I remember as a kid when the plaid shorts fashion came around, I was like "ewww".
Shorts? Yeah, ew.

I'm not much for plaid flannel shirts, either, but in a jacket or vest, they've got a heft and coziness that I like.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
If you weren't dawdling you would have finished in under 2 hours. HTFU.
Look at those climbs though.
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Hi! What's this thread about?
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Dawdling.
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I got the GPS file for tomorrow's "Savage Century" ride. The amount of climbing is only 7800 feet. Not so savage after all.

My friend told me about a "Hilier than Thou" ride in NJ that is about 12000 feet of climbing for 100 miles. Must investigate....
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I-24 traffic alert!

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Wheels are in motion for Habanero re-build. Wheels ordered from Psimet. Tires ordered from PBK. Groupset sans chain arriving this weekend (chain is backordered).
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4 quarters.
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How long you need to ride before drinking water.
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