Road Cycling “It is by riding a bicycle that you learn the contours of a country best, since you have to sweat up the hills and coast down them. Thus you remember them as they actually are, while in a motor car only a high hill impresses you, and you have no such accurate remembrance of country you have driven through as you gain by riding a bicycle.” -- Ernest Hemingway

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There is? Is it any good?
I don't know; I fell asleep. Based on what I saw, mediocre.

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0107611/
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Looks like a snooze-fest. I'll be sure to avoid it.
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Hey Vol - what's new? Something interesting, please.
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Hey Vol - what's new? Something interesting, please.
I heard from coasting earlier in the week: he's still kicking, though not cycling. Apparently he will wait to bring one of his bikes from the UK in a few months.
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I guess the folding bike just wasn't cutting it.
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I'm probably not at liberty to disclose details, but he also sought my advice on dealing with the ladies.

I gave him some pointers.
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Oh boy.
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he also sought my advice on dealing with the ladies.

I gave him some pointers.
Good one.
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Friday night. Go to the bars and pick up some nice undergrad summer school student. Maybe she'll be impressed with your degrees.
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Maybe go for a different look? Is this how people style in the wildfire/dust bowl states?

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We had a big sand storm in AZ this week. I haven't seen anyone dressed like that yet.


Then again, I don't get out much.
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Also, as I sit here on the porch, I can hear a bagpiper playing. Not necessarily what one expects to hear in the desert.
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I never picked up on whether you are in the desert for business or for pleasure.
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I've temporarily relocated to help out family.
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One of the benefits of being self-employed and self-contained. I can do this and still be "in the office."
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One of the benefits of being self-employed and self-contained. I can do this and still be "in the office."
I hope you weren't the one who was forecasting 125,000 new jobs last month. Ouch.

I should have recommended that coasting try out online dating

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I hope you weren't the one who was forecasting 125,000 new jobs last month. Ouch.
Not me.

I should have recommended that coasting try out online dating
Have you sent that girl an eHarmony eVite yet?
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Have you sent that girl an eHarmony eVite yet?
I think cats would look silly with bow ties. It's a deal breaker.
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Hey VV, say hi to coasting for us all.
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Went on a mission to get my Exile Bike today. Picked up this old Nashbar touring bike (or what's left of it).

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I still need to adjust the saddle.

And replace a spoke.
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Went on a mission to get my Exile Bike today.
Can you fit a water bottle in with the front wheel?
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Hey VV, say hi to coasting for us all.
Maybe someday he'll return when his social exploits crash and burn. He said he went to see a movie when a "hot" female asked if he wanted to come along. Then he ended up stewing through most of it because he paid so much to see an "American propaganda" film.

How's aqua biking going?
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Can you fit a water bottle in with the front wheel?
Well the Camelbak Big Chill bottle won't fit.
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First ride on the Exile Bike. It was only about 100 degrees. I still drank 2 full Big Chill bottles in just under 2 hours.

Thanks to DNA Cycles for taking care of the broken spoke.
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