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Addiction XXX4

Old 03-31-14, 09:47 PM
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Just in case ya think I truly didn't know.



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Didn't know what?
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Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
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On the better side of the country....it's not April 1st yet....
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Originally Posted by Team Sarcasm View Post
On the better side of the country....it's not April 1st yet....
Correct. And it won't be April 1st on the West Coast for a few more hours.
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Cane Creek Debuts Energy Suppositories - Pinkbike

Ok, who's going to try it?
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Originally Posted by Dannihilator View Post
Sounds like a pain in the ass.
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You'd need one of these to use them properly.

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Any Strava KOM's that he owns in the MUP?
The only KOMs I have left are on lame MTB trails. Redbull bros go to real trails, while the trails in the city are primarily for high school kids sneaking off to get high and they never Strava their runs.
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Friday, weather permitting, is our first sail trip of the year.

National weather service marine forecast: Fri NW winds 5-15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and SW 2 ft.

That is frequently wrong and still very much subject to change. But right now it's good. We will be heading almost due south, from our home port of Marina del Rey to Isthmus Cove on Catalina Island, a 30 mile passage. At the Isthmus, there is one bar, one restaurant, one store and very few choices to make. We can hike to the north or to the south. I want to head south and then down to Little Harbor and take the bus back from there. The wildflowers could be beautiful up that way since we've just had rain.

Happy about it, hope the weather does not turn sour on us.

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...y'know the biggest problem with tri ? It's all the painful aero positioning stuff that gets hung on the bikes because you can't draft.



Honest to god, if I had to ride that way all the time I'd just get off one day and kill myself. #no_joy
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don't let us stop you.
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i don't like this thread. i prefer the march version.
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i don't like this thread. i prefer the march version.
...fortunately for me, I don't have to ride in that position, ever. And bite me.
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I'm getting drunk before dinner. I just bought a external HD and a lens for my camera. I love Japan

And if I could stay here Whoooshiepants. I would
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Hi. What's this thread about?
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I'm getting drunk before dinner. I just bought a external HD and a lens for my camera. I love Japan

And if I could stay here Whoooshiepants. I would
Thumbs up, RUOkie.
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In other news, to effect quick passes of other cyclists out this morning, I did dial it up to 400w to pass several times. It doesn't actually feel like much of anything for that duration. Not sure what that guy was on about.
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This is even better:

"Fri W to NW winds 10 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft. Mixed swell W 2 to 4 ft and SW 2 ft."

As in 10-15 kt winds are even better than 5-15kt winds. And W winds are even better than NW winds.

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I'm getting drunk before dinner. I just bought a external HD and a lens for my camera. I love Japan

And if I could stay here Whoooshiepants. I would
You can't throw that whole doctor thing out the window and teach English or be a tour guide?
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....and why, oh why did I read the last two pages of Addiction XXXIII? The image of poopman is burned in to my retinas.
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You can't throw that whole doctor thing out the window and teach English or be a tour guide?
Would that really be a good use of the investment he has made thus far into his training & education? I am talking not just $ investment but time. Sure, if Ruokie is unhappy as a physician or even partially-happy-but-greater-than-50%-unhappy, maybe doing something different makes sense. But it may be impractical to throw 12-15 years of education out the window.

Unless he moves to Japan to teach at a medical school there, that might be an idea. But could be impossible, I don't know.

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....and why, oh why did I read the last two pages of Addiction XXXIII? The image of poopman is burned in to my retinas.
I asked them not to post it. So, it's not my fault.
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