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Old 12-31-22, 10:54 PM
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Wishing everyone the very best New Year!
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Old one still alive?

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Happy new year, all.

Lexington, KY to Chicago, IL today - short day so that we can visit with family this evening.

Really looking forward to getting back home tomorrow.
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Happy new year and May it be a good one!
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Wife and I had a fun evening last night of board games, beers (hard cider for her now that she canít have gluten) and homemade paella.

Passed out at 11:15 thatís 5 consecutive years not making it to midnight.
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Happy new year, all.

Lexington, KY to Chicago, IL today - short day so that we can visit with family this evening.

Really looking forward to getting back home tomorrow.
I may be in TC in April for a few days. No bike though
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Happy New Year, all!

Share your addiction resolutions.
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Made it to midnight, thanks to the UGA/OSU game. My wife fell asleep on the couch so I woke her up at 11:55 and watched the ball drop while the game was on my tablet. First year in a while that weíve made it to midnight!
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Originally Posted by phrantic09 View Post
Wife and I had a fun evening last night of board games, beers (hard cider for her now that she canít have gluten) and homemade paella.

Passed out at 11:15 thatís 5 consecutive years not making it to midnight.
Went to sleep about 10:15. Fireworks were already going, even though it was raining. I slept through the midnight explosions but Mrs J told me they were crazy. She said it was so foggy she couldn't see anything but flashes of light.
Time to ride.
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We're night owls, so making it to midnight is easy. We had dinner with friends down the street. The husband is Cuban, so even though it was his birthday, he cooked, a tasty Cuban dish of chicken and rice, with olives and tomatoes. We celebrated New York New Years with them at 9, then came home and watched a new show till 11:40, when we alerted The Older Boy, so we could celebrate. Not much in the way of fire works. Probably no one could keep a match lit here, given we got 5" of rain yesterday!
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I may be in TC in April for a few days. No bike though
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Wife and I had a fun evening last night of board games, beers (hard cider for her now that she canít have gluten) and homemade paella.

Passed out at 11:15 thatís 5 consecutive years not making it to midnight.
I usually survive until midnight, but this year was surprisingly easier than past years. It was after one o'clock by the time we crawled into bed.
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My aunt went to the one in SC. Loved it. You're still a population of 1.

NTTAWWT, truly, but it's still surprising.
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Was able to get just enough air in the tire to make it home.

While cleaning the bike I noticed my left crank arm was super loose. Not sure how that happened. I think I have the problem corrected.
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Well, I'm getting ready for a ride, but I'm not sure how much riding I'll be able to accomplish. There are significant road closures all over the place, but I'm having trouble identifying where they all are. Wish me luck,
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Roadies are invited to the commuting forum to log your junk miles riding to work. The commute mileage thread in 2022 suffered low participation, I think due to continued fallout from the pando. In the mid 2010s we'd have two pages of people but this year it was less than ten.

The 2023 Commuting Mileage Thread!
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Nah. I'd looked up that location before - too much of a detour from 64.

Based on license plate watching on the road, TN seems to be the most well-traveled. Why is everyone fleeing the state? Someone fart?
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My aunt went to the one in SC. Loved it. You're still a population of 1.

NTTAWWT, truly, but it's still surprising.
I went to the above location the Sunday after Thanksgiving. It was a zoo.

Coming this summer to nearby Sevier County. With all the tourist traffic that goes to the Smokies at that exit, it ought to be fun.

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Was able to get just enough air in the tire to make it home.
After my 2-flat ride ended in the call of shame the other day, I put a patch kit in the seat bag.

Luckily I've never had a Road Morph or Zefal frame pump remove a valve core, but I have had that happen with a Lezyne with screw-on chuck.
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Nah. I'd looked up that location before - too much of a detour from 64.

Based on license plate watching on the road, TN seems to be the most well-traveled. Why is everyone fleeing the state? Someone fart?
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But you'd get a taste of one of America's great interstates: I-75. DougRNS

There was an abundance of vehicles on Knox County roadways on Friday, so not everyone has left yet.
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But you'd get a taste of one of America's great interstates: I-75. DougRNS

There was an abundance of vehicles on Knox County roadways on Friday, so not everyone has left yet.

only hit bad traffic in knoxville. I blame the brown squirel.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
After my 2-flat ride ended in the call of shame the other day, I put a patch kit in the seat bag.

Luckily I've never had a Road Morph or Zefal frame pump remove a valve core, but I have had that happen with a Lezyne with screw-on chuck.
I am more mad at the tube. To me itís a stupid design, and guess who just bought 4 more of these stupid tubes.


This guy.



I hit glass, I never saw it. It was 50 degrees and damp and dark when I changed the first tube. I found one shard and assumed that did the deed, did not inspect my tire further. More becuase I was cold than anything. That bit me in the ass. I stopped to stretch, and whenever I stop I always grab my tires to check pressure, rear tire was squishy.
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