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Old 04-03-23, 08:31 AM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
What about Bob?
Lots of Bobs as well.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
wut


Some investors were disappointed with Tesla's sales report, so the price went down a bit. Nothing unusual about that.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
No.
That's fine. It's not for everyone.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
What about Bob?
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
There was a tornado in NW Metro ATL?

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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
There was a tornado in NW Metro ATL?

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Originally Posted by DougRNS
I don't twitter.
OK. The question still stands.

[image of a map with a red dot north of ATL]
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
OK. The question still stands.

[image of a map with a red dot north of ATL]
you better worry about Tennessee. They had 15 deaths none in Georgia.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
you better worry about Tennessee. They had 15 deaths none in Georgia.
The possible GA one might have been closer to me.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
There was a tornado in NW Metro ATL?
I dunno. The wind kicked up a bit at Mammoth though.

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Well I didn't get out at first light. I forgot I had critters and a wife to feed, and make coffee for (the wife, not the critters. My wife has just taken up coffee in the last few weeks; she began as a social drinker and then observed how much more productive it made her). I got going at 6:30 though. I stopped and moved a puppy off the road. It had a broken leg. I checked on it on the return trip, and it was on death's doorstep. Sad. But at least it was quick; it didn't live to starve to death. And was probably still in shock.
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The tour of Flanders has frozen up, with 51 km to go.
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Scott posted more pics from Saturday. This was the deepest crossing and we had to cross it twice. On the way back down I didn't slow enough and got one foot a little wet. It did rinse some of the caked on mud off the bike, though.
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Possibly the best cycling statue ever, at the top of the Taaienberg climb in Flanders.



Tom Boonen's legs
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2
The tour of Flanders has frozen up, with 51 km to go.
Oh merde!
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2
The tour of Flanders has frozen up, with 51 km to go.
#EndlessWinter
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Originally Posted by big john
Scott posted more pics from Saturday. This was the deepest crossing and we had to cross it twice. On the way back down I didn't slow enough and got one foot a little wet. It did rinse some of the caked on mud off the bike, though.
Speeding up and rockin' the Flying W through the water is the only way!

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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets
Speeding up and rockin' the Flying W through the water is the only way!
That crossing is notorious for getting slimy when the algae starts growing. There is even a warning sign about algae.

btw, the flying W that I'm familiar with looks more like this.
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Originally Posted by big john
That crossing is notorious for getting slimy when the algae starts growing. There is even a warning sign about algae.

btw, the flying W that I'm familiar with looks more like this.
That's the only thing I could think of to call it. Reverse Flying W, maybe
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2
The tour of Flanders has frozen up, with 51 km to go.
I just downloaded Ronde van Vlaanderen Vrouwen.

no spoilers!
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Originally Posted by terrymorse
Possibly the best cycling statue ever, at the top of the Taaienberg climb in Flanders.



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Weird.
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Weird.
Weird and kinda creepy.
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Originally Posted by terrymorse
Possibly the best cycling statue ever, at the top of the Taaienberg climb in Flanders.



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Originally Posted by terrymorse
Possibly the best cycling statue ever, at the top of the Taaienberg climb in Flanders.



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Another high speed pursuit just ended. This one featured a stolen Sheriff dep't cruiser with speeds over 120 mph. The female suspect drove into a rental yard and finally got blocked in. The officer who blocked the front forgot to put his car in park and it rolled away with him chasing it trying to get in.

6 days ago a similar thing happened when a Highway Patrol cruiser was stolen. It's happened before. I don't understand why they don't take the key or fob when they leave the car.
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