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Old 03-24-23, 12:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Eric F
Good luck!

A bunch of people I know got drenched unexpectedly at the Rose Bowl last night. I might have been one of them, but an urgent need to replace our doggie door kept me home.
Yesterday was weird. It would start getting sunny then rain again. Later I thought it was done and then it rained pretty hard for a while. That's probably when those guys got drenched.
Today I took the mtb and headed north to some trails that are somewhat sheltered. Got pushed around on the way but it was nice back in the little canyons. Friendly people hiking and wide water crossings. Didn't want to get my feet wet so I didn't cross. Felt good to get out and hoping for a longish club ride tomorrow.
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Old 03-24-23, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
Latitude and Longitude.

What’s your Township and Range location relative to the nearest Principal Meridian?
A lot of them back east states aren't into that kinda thing.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
What's the frequency, Kenneth?
What's our vector, Victor?
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Dang, almost made it. (unless they backed into that)

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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
A lot of them back east states aren't into that kinda thing.
Some of them might have looked at Ohio's and said "Uh, no thanks, that's not for us."

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Old 03-24-23, 01:30 PM
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Some of them might have looked at Ohio's and said "Uh, no thanks, that's not for us."

I can see where the lines in CA cross from the lab windows.
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Stair lift is going to be tight, but it will fit. Might be installed as early as Tuesday. Still need to have my feeding tube removed.
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Old 03-24-23, 01:52 PM
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Originally Posted by t2p
Central PA is beautiful
I’ve done several bike tours across the state, including one last September. I agree.
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Old 03-24-23, 02:14 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Stair lift is going to be tight, but it will fit. Might be installed as early as Tuesday. Still need to have my feeding tube removed.
When is move-in day?
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Old 03-24-23, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Stair lift is going to be tight, but it will fit. Might be installed as early as Tuesday. Still need to have my feeding tube removed.
Tube might come in handy on a bike tour.
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Old 03-24-23, 02:28 PM
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Originally Posted by datlas
When is move-in day?
Don’t know. I suspect in fewer than two weeks. Feeding tube removal is a big issue.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
Stair lift is going to be tight, but it will fit. Might be installed as early as Tuesday. Still need to have my feeding tube removed.
Wow! That was some incident. I had no idea. Welcome back!
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Originally Posted by IcySwan1
Lived just shy of the 65th parallel for 43 years. Tad chilly for a very long time. Now live on the balmy 59th parallel.

Mike
You been getting good sky shows in your neck of the woods?

This video from Fairbanks is pretty wild!

NSFW language!

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Originally Posted by Eric F
Good luck!

A bunch of people I know got drenched unexpectedly at the Rose Bowl last night. I might have been one of them, but an urgent need to replace our doggie door kept me home.
I found out my friend TJ was there. Do you know him? He lives in your city.
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Old 03-24-23, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by big john
I found out my friend TJ was there. Do you know him? He lives in your city.
He doesn't look familiar. I haven't participated in the RB ride on a regular basis since I got back to riding a few years ago, so there's a lot of folks I don't know in that flock.
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Wow! That was some incident. I had no idea. Welcome back!
I was very close to death.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
37.53 N for me.
Are those decimal degrees or degrees and minutes?
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I was very close to death.
Some of us are happy it didn't get you.
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Originally Posted by MoAlpha
Are those decimal degrees or degrees and minutes?
Decimal degrees.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I was very close to death.
Holy crap! I was also not aware of how serious things were. I'm glad you're still with us.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz
I was very close to death.
YIKES!

Glad you're still on the green side of the turf!
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Originally Posted by Eric F
He doesn't look familiar. I haven't participated in the RB ride on a regular basis since I got back to riding a few years ago, so there's a lot of folks I don't know in that flock.
I didn't even know he did that ride. He's a true mountain goat. I did some rides with him years ago but he climbs way too fast for me. He does a lot of endurance type riding and usually with a ton of climbing. He used to post on BF.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
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Lived just shy of the 65th parallel for 43 years.
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What’s your Township and Range location relative to the nearest Principal Meridian?


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Originally Posted by DangerousDanR
Son in law was stationed at Lemoore Naval Air Station for 4 years. Very near Fresno. Huge cattle feed lot to the North. Huge Goat Dairy to the South.

The stench was hard to describe. Goats and cattle. I believe that if the wind is out of the West the aroma goes to Fresno.

Fresno is a fairly gritty city. Lots of agriculture stuff near by. Hot and humid in the summer. Best thing about Fresno is that it is close to Yosemite.
I grew up in farm country. I'll take farm smells over city noises every chance I can.
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