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Old 07-18-23, 07:48 PM
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
I'm here, but just ghosting, mostly. Besides riding a lot (for me), there's life getting in the way of screen time. We are heading out this Saturday for a week's riding in Wisconsin and then leaving the day after we get back for London and on to Scotland, Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and ending up for several days in Norway so we won't return until 8/16. My internet will be hit and miss after we cross the Atlantic.

I've also been dealing with solar and my wife has been dragging me around to look at cars which takes up a lot of time.

Our local Trek shop organized a mini grand fondo last Sunday which was called a Freemondo because they didn't charge. That was pretty cool.
I was afraid you were missing the quality content.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
BTW, I can't remember
We know.
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Half the time now I can't see tweets in posts. Sometimes even the ones I post.
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I had the Dodge in for its 100,000 mile service, so I got a Lyft from the office to the dealership. When I get in the car, what do I hear but "Hotel California."
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
I've also been dealing with solar and my wife has been dragging me around to look at cars which takes up a lot of time.
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Too much smoke/haze for any solar here.
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Turning in at 7ish, to get ip at 3ish. Was doing 8ish, but would like moar sleep. The 3AM thing appears to be non-negotiable
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Old 07-18-23, 08:30 PM
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Too much smoke/haze for any solar here.
Is it purple haze?
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LOL. I mostly use BF on my desktop.
Same. The iPad is a notch lower in usability for my liking, and the phone is lowest. If I only had a phone I just wouldn't be a mod . . . maybe not even be a member.

I'm just spoiled.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
I'm here, but just ghosting, mostly. Besides riding a lot (for me), there's life getting in the way of screen time. We are heading out this Saturday for a week's riding in Wisconsin and then leaving the day after we get back for London and on to Scotland, Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and ending up for several days in Norway so we won't return until 8/16. My internet will be hit and miss after we cross the Atlantic.

I've also been dealing with solar and my wife has been dragging me around to look at cars which takes up a lot of time.

Our local Trek shop organized a mini grand fondo last Sunday which was called a Freemondo because they didn't charge. That was pretty cool.
Enjoy your trip(s). I'm tired just from reading about it.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol
Half the time now I can't see tweets in posts. Sometimes even the ones I post.
Musk wants you to pay for them now.
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Originally Posted by big john
Couple days ago it was predicted that Death Valley might set the record for the highest temperature ever recorded. The news kept running stories about people driving out there to stand in front of a big thermometer for a photo-op. The record didn't get broken.
If they keep driving out there for their selfies, maybe their emissions will boost the temp up and over the record. It’s like the Chinese now burning more coal than ever to keep their buildings and residences cooler. Can you say, vicious circle?
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I browse BF exclusively with my phone and I'm doing just fine.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
I browse BF exclusively with my phone and I'm doing just fine.
That’s because you have a marigold jacket and magic shovel. But without them . . . .
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Originally Posted by BillyD
That’s because you have a marigold jacket and magic shovel. But without them . . . .
This is true.
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Originally Posted by Mojo31
BAOTH

Ah, a beautiful Queen butterfly. Their natural range seems to be the southwest, because Phoenix is the only place I’ve seen them before.
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Originally Posted by genejockey
I had the Dodge in for its 100,000 mile service, so I got a Lyft from the office to the dealership. When I get in the car, what do I hear but "Hotel California."
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-JlmvtAHhnc
Time to see that movie again.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
Is it purple haze?
Purple haze would make purple rain.
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Same. The iPad is a notch lower in usability for my liking, and the phone is lowest. If I only had a phone I just wouldn't be a mod . . . maybe not even be a member.

I'm just spoiled.
I don't even have a desktop(or a desk). You can call home and ask my wife.
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Originally Posted by DougRNS
I browse BF exclusively with my phone and I'm doing just fine.
Same. I would use my ipad but when I type a single word, on this site, I get 40,000+ characters of code.
#unfulfilling
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Originally Posted by mojo31
baoth

h?
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Originally Posted by BillyD
Ah, a beautiful Queen butterfly. Their natural range seems to be the southwest, because Phoenix is the only place I’ve seen them before.
They are all over the back yard. Wish I would have had my camera out as this was just taken with a cellphone.
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Originally Posted by seedsbelize2
h?
Hour. I figure there must have been several of them around.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr
I'm here, but just ghosting, mostly. Besides riding a lot (for me), there's life getting in the way of screen time. We are heading out this Saturday for a week's riding in Wisconsin and then leaving the day after we get back for London and on to Scotland, Shetland Islands, Orkney Islands and ending up for several days in Norway so we won't return until 8/16. My internet will be hit and miss after we cross the Atlantic.

I've also been dealing with solar and my wife has been dragging me around to look at cars which takes up a lot of time.

Our local Trek shop organized a mini grand fondo last Sunday which was called a Freemondo because they didn't charge. That was pretty cool.
Question regarding the bar/stem on your wife's Emonda: is her bar tape finished just past the ramps or is it wrapped across the flat part of the bar like is done with conventional round bars? If it is only partially wrapped, does the brake hose stay neatly within the channel on the bottom of the bar or does it come "loose" in that area?
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