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Old 01-03-23, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
pretty dope.

This is from Bicycle Guide magazine. They had an interview with him and I think I still have it around here somewhere.
At some point the company got too big for him to work on all the frames.

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Old 01-03-23, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas
So daughter #2 had a health issue in November that required her to get an ambulance ride from one ER to another healthcare facility. I just got a note that our health insurance will NOT cover this and the charge is about $1700 for a trip that was only a few miles for a patient who was medically stable.

Obviously I am going to try to negotiate a more reasonable fee. Anyone have experience with this?
unfortunately have experience with this

we asked for an itemized bill - and then were able to negotiate to a lower amount after eliminating items from the bill (eliminated items / services that were not utilized / required )
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Old 01-03-23, 09:54 PM
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Originally Posted by rjones28
I'd rather have snow.
Buffalo is WAY ahead of you in the contest so far. It would take an epic comeback to close the gap. Epic.
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Old 01-03-23, 09:57 PM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
SMH. Surprised you ever thought that was a good idea.

Have you switched to mirrorless yet?
Not yet.
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Old 01-03-23, 10:39 PM
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Buffalo is WAY ahead of you in the contest so far. It would take an epic comeback to close the gap. Epic.
We might get some snow this weekend. It is not expected to be epic.
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Old 01-03-23, 11:13 PM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
One can never have too many Ritchey’s.
You need one that won't come apart.
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Old 01-04-23, 05:28 AM
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
Sure does. Not sure why you went with Emonda. 😜

When I came back to the shop with my cervelo, I told my friend, when she asked which one I wanted, why didn’t you bring over the Madone.


His response. “ I was just as shocked as you, I had no idea she was going to say buy it.”
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Originally Posted by genejockey
You need one that won't come apart.

This is kinda of what I was thinking. I actually would like so that I could have the BreakAway in its case ready to rock and roll.


I get all eye twitchy thinking about taking it apart and putting in its case. The thing barely fits. It’s something out of nightmares.
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Last one took a while. Slept in, brain still barely on. Pilates soon.

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Originally Posted by bampilot06
When I came back to the shop with my cervelo, I told my friend, when she asked which one I wanted, why didn’t you bring over the Madone.


His response. “ I was just as shocked as you, I had no idea she was going to say buy it.”
good luck today
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More snow coming down, enough for Minneapolis Public Schools to call for a day of distance learning. And I laughed yesterday, when I saw that my 6-year-old daughter had been issued an iPad for her kindergarten work...
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Originally Posted by phrantic09
good luck today

Thanks. Been up since 4 am.


Currently doing 50,000 questions.

My dad has surgery on his knee at the same time right down the hall.
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Old 01-04-23, 07:13 AM
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Originally Posted by bampilot06
Thanks. Been up since 4 am.


Currently doing 50,000 questions.

My dad has surgery on his knee at the same time right down the hall.
Wow.
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Good luck, bam! For both Mrs. bam and Papa bam.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Wow.
Ditto
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Last night as I was trying to fall asleep, a question kept me tossing and turning.

Why would an adult, not at a sky resort, want it to snow?

It's baffling.
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Originally Posted by WhyFi
More snow coming down, enough for Minneapolis Public Schools to call for a day of distance learning. And I laughed yesterday, when I saw that my 6-year-old daughter had been issued an iPad for her kindergarten work...
They've been doing that here for a few years. I don't get it
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Last night as I was trying to fall asleep, a question kept me tossing and turning.

Why would an adult, not at a sky resort, want it to snow?

It's baffling.
More baffling question is, "Why would an adult let a question like that keep him awake?"
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Last night as I was trying to fall asleep, a question kept me tossing and turning.

Why would an adult, not at a sky resort, want it to snow?

It's baffling.
40F and raining. Again.
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This time, with fog.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
More baffling question is, "Why would an adult let a question like that keep him awake?"
My drowsiness often has a mind of its own.
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Originally Posted by rjones28
40F and raining. Again.
In other words, a typical winter day.
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Mods, any chance we could get a "how to spot a scam store" sticky?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
In other words, a typical winter day.
In the PNW.
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