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Forum: Foo
08-17-18, 07:21 AM
Replies: 546
Views: 41,355
Posted By Spreggy

I can't imagine Kov coming back after this loss. ...

I can't imagine Kov coming back after this loss. The brief surge he had after losing to a punch in the balls by Ward was his last hoorah.
07-31-17, 10:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,170
Posted By Spreggy

This is probably the oldest topic out there. In...

This is probably the oldest topic out there. In short:
1. Cycling shorts and jerseys work great, and you can wear MTB shorts, which are loose on the outside with a proper cycling liner, if you...
Forum: Jokes & Humor
09-22-16, 01:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,331
Posted By Spreggy

How many drummers does it take? Drummers...

How many drummers does it take?

Drummers don't screw in light bulbs, they screw in the backseat of your girlfriend's car.

b-doom, teesh!
Forum: Commuting
09-20-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,073
Posted By Spreggy

Plain old knobbies on the mtb works well for me,...

Plain old knobbies on the mtb works well for me, no studs required. Nothing is perfect in the winter. If you're gonna ride then, you have to be okay with that.
09-19-16, 10:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,157
Posted By Spreggy

I think you're fine for now. When your rides get...

I think you're fine for now. When your rides get longer you'll know when it's time to move up to cycling shoes and clipless pedals.
06-28-16, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,068
Posted By Spreggy

I'm not an expert, but it seems to me you're...

I'm not an expert, but it seems to me you're saying "If I eat better starting tomorrow, should I exercise less for a while?" You're eating better, so what's the worry? My $.02, which may only be...
06-28-16, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 714
Posted By Spreggy

Can a smartphone replace a cyclocomputer?

So I'm getting back on the bike after a few years off, and now have a Galaxy S6 in my pocket. So the question is, can it properly replace a cyclocomputer?

The must-haves: cadence, HR, time on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-15, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,261
Posted By Spreggy

The bike is fine, and it will commute just fine...

The bike is fine, and it will commute just fine imho. It's priced slightly high, but it's cycling so you get to pay more than you should for everything anyhow. Getting a fitting would be a good...
Forum: Foo
12-17-12, 12:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 577
Posted By Spreggy

Two tips from the last one that I did, for my...

Two tips from the last one that I did, for my mother:

Thanks the church (if in one), any helpers in the final days like hospice workers, doctors, etc.
Add a statement like "if I have to stop for...
09-19-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,637
Posted By Spreggy

If you want to ride faster up hills, ride faster...

If you want to ride faster up hills, ride faster up hills. If you add a hill day to your weekly rides and bury it going up hills that day, your speed up hill will jump.
You can do formalized hill...
09-13-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,364
Posted By Spreggy

Angelo, you're doing good. Congrats on your...

Angelo, you're doing good. Congrats on your success so far.


The basic premise is in order to go faster, you must go faster. This is where steady state intervals come in, which are specific...
09-13-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 431
Posted By Spreggy

Ten thirty minute workouts per week?

OK training gurus, here's the goal:
Race next year, CAT 5.
Training time available: Daily commutes, Mon-Fri, a half hour each way. I can extend a few of these as needed, but life is busy. ...
09-13-12, 09:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,585
Posted By Spreggy

Hi Nickie, I prefer a less structured approach...

Hi Nickie,
I prefer a less structured approach that involves good concepts.

One is fork control. Knocking down portion sizes a little goes a long way. For instance reach for the juice glass...
Forum: Foo
11-21-11, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10,199
Views: 2,072,880
Posted By Spreggy

Guess which country this was taken in: ...

Guess which country this was taken in:

http://www.cscproducts.com/images/dog.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-19-11, 07:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,417
Posted By Spreggy

This, my friends, is what they mean when they say...

This, my friends, is what they mean when they say "deregulation". It means the right to reach into your pockets. The next time your (right wing) politician cries about the greatness of...
Forum: Foo
07-13-11, 10:57 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 690
Posted By Spreggy

I'll play the other angle. When times are tough,...

I'll play the other angle. When times are tough, companies are always looking for people to step up and kick some butt. Be the beacon of optimism and usefulness, and your bosses will appreciate it....
Forum: Foo
07-11-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,333
Posted By Spreggy

Chicken farm; feeding chickens, killing the rats,...

Chicken farm; feeding chickens, killing the rats, collecting the eggs, and shoveling the river of chicken poop that flows thru a chicken barn.
Forum: Northeast
07-08-11, 12:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 348
Posted By Spreggy

Lost & Found - saddle bag near Fairport, NY

I lost a small black saddlebag with inflater, extra cartridge, tube, super patches and blue lever on either Penfield Rd., Canandaigua Rd. or 31F. Anyone seen it?
Thanks :)
John
Forum: Foo
03-31-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,008
Posted By Spreggy

In the shop, it's all guys, and they applaud a...

In the shop, it's all guys, and they applaud a proper crop dusting.
Forum: Foo
03-31-11, 12:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,008
Posted By Spreggy

You say nothing. Chivalry isn't just about...

You say nothing. Chivalry isn't just about opening doors, right?
Forum: Foo
03-31-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,008
Posted By Spreggy

Sack up, walk over, and say "Would you mind if I...

Sack up, walk over, and say "Would you mind if I asked you not to microwave fish in the office?". Do this after lunch, so you don't leave her starving all afternoon.
Forum: Foo
03-31-11, 12:30 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,145
Posted By Spreggy

But if he gets the BMW, he won't have to settle...

But if he gets the BMW, he won't have to settle for the faux-redneck 'tang. :p I kid.

Anyone who says an outward display of wealth, like a BMW, won't get you more and better offers is full of...
Forum: Foo
03-13-11, 11:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 823
Posted By Spreggy

The Gibraltar ratcheting drum key. The socket is...

The Gibraltar ratcheting drum key. The socket is too short, so you bash your knuckles on the rim of the drum when tuning. And since you turn a lug down then up a little to lower pitch, you can't...
Forum: Foo
03-11-11, 11:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 884
Posted By Spreggy

Sweet! I played on Goon last night, got slapped...

Sweet! I played on Goon last night, got slapped around lol. It will take a while to get up to speed. The mortars are way too strong in my opinion, too much of an equalizer against skill. I've...
Forum: Foo
03-10-11, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 884
Posted By Spreggy

What are players doing to replace the disc-jump? ...

What are players doing to replace the disc-jump? It's not so easy to get the crazy speed going.
Forum: Foo
03-06-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 444
Posted By Spreggy

No scope to show, another hobby sidelined until...

No scope to show, another hobby sidelined until the kids are off on their own and there is more free time. I'm in a reasonably dark spot too.
Forum: Foo
03-04-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 884
Posted By Spreggy

D/Ling it right now, thanks!

D/Ling it right now, thanks!
Forum: Foo
03-04-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 828
Posted By Spreggy

"Shanghai Lil never used the pill" That's...

"Shanghai Lil never used the pill"

That's what I'm talking about. Great lyric.
Forum: Foo
03-04-11, 12:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 884
Posted By Spreggy

Shazbot! Until there is game play like Tribes 1...

Shazbot!
Until there is game play like Tribes 1 again, I will play no games. These army games where you walk around and shoot each other are a joke. Too bad T1 won't install on a 64 bit system or...
Forum: Foo
03-03-11, 05:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 895
Posted By Spreggy

"Dropping the kids off at the pool"

"Dropping the kids off at the pool"
Forum: Foo
03-02-11, 11:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 565
Posted By Spreggy

So just what is it like inside the ice cream...

So just what is it like inside the ice cream factory? Did they adapt dairy equipment to humans? The more questions you ask, the ickier it gets.:roflmao:
Forum: Foo
02-28-11, 12:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 225
Posted By Spreggy

Censored Sesame Street!

Freakin' hilarious:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-Wd-Q3F8KM
Forum: Foo
02-14-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 325
Posted By Spreggy

That's pretty cool.

That's pretty cool.
Forum: Foo
02-08-11, 01:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,208
Posted By Spreggy

It's gotta be my Estwing hammer. I did manage to...

It's gotta be my Estwing hammer. I did manage to destroy a leather handled model once. I was building roof trusses for a lumber company, so we would tack the nail plates in place, and then loiter...
Forum: Foo
02-04-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 438
Posted By Spreggy

I applaud anyone who tries to make Irish music...

I applaud anyone who tries to make Irish music enjoyable. But the fact remains that Irish music, like their food, was designed to scare their enemies on the field of battle, and to accommodate the...
Forum: Foo
02-01-11, 07:13 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By Spreggy

My kind hearted daughter is now running the mouse...

My kind hearted daughter is now running the mouse in a box down to the shed out back. She didn't think I should just toss him out into the cold night and deep snow.
Forum: Foo
02-01-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By Spreggy

Our cat just caught a mouse, and immediately...

Our cat just caught a mouse, and immediately sprinted with it to the tub, where he proceeded to beat the crap out of the thing. Go kitty!
(of course, we rescued the mouse).

I like cats,...
Forum: Foo
01-31-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,306
Posted By Spreggy

Bob, you wouldn't also happen to be Robert Ross...

Bob, you wouldn't also happen to be Robert Ross the bass maker (http://www.rossdoublebass.com/) would you?

A Bob Ross scroll:

188205
Forum: Foo
01-31-11, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 247
Posted By Spreggy

All they would have to do is demonstrate that...

All they would have to do is demonstrate that there is a spirit or soul to enlighten in the first place, and show a direct connection between the activities mentioned and the health of said spirit or...
Forum: Foo
01-31-11, 01:05 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,306
Posted By Spreggy

Nice drum sets, boys! I play a simple set,...

Nice drum sets, boys! I play a simple set, sometimes as 5, sometimes as 4. The older I get, the more I appreciate compact mobility. She's a Premier Cabria, the last year they were made in England. ...
Forum: Foo
01-10-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 573
Posted By Spreggy

It's been 'shopped, no band-aids on your fingers.

It's been 'shopped, no band-aids on your fingers.
Forum: Foo
12-28-10, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 418
Posted By Spreggy

SNL's Norm MacDonald: "Kenny G has a Christmas...

SNL's Norm MacDonald: "Kenny G has a Christmas album out this year ... hey, happy birthday Jesus, hope you like crap."
12-17-10, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,126
Posted By Spreggy

I thought the idea of watching tv episodes on...

I thought the idea of watching tv episodes on Hulu.com was kind of dumb, until I tried it. I'm usually only good for 30-60 minutes on the trainer anyways, so I write down the intervals I need to do,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-10, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 610
Posted By Spreggy

I recommend this one: ...

I recommend this one:
http://www.blackburndesign.com/cyclometer.html#delphi
With stem mount:
http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=O3214
With two stem mounts you can swap between bikes, and...
Forum: Foo
11-27-10, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 505
Posted By Spreggy

It's an interesting scenario, but like many...

It's an interesting scenario, but like many hybrid things in life, the particular sections don't stack up to the real thing (like a hybrid bike is neither mtb or road). I'm particularly unimpressed...
Forum: Foo
11-26-10, 11:45 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 992
Posted By Spreggy

Hey that's great you guys! Many congrats!

Hey that's great you guys! Many congrats!
Forum: Foo
11-25-10, 12:50 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,872
Posted By Spreggy

LOL, I just got it too.

LOL, I just got it too.
Forum: Foo
11-24-10, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 284
Posted By Spreggy

Beethoven: Ode to Joy (my wife's favorite...

Beethoven: Ode to Joy (my wife's favorite symphony).

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kcOpyM9cBg&feature=fvst
Forum: Foo
11-24-10, 03:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,872
Posted By Spreggy

Oh man, that is a winner.

Oh man, that is a winner.
Forum: Foo
11-23-10, 12:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,649
Posted By Spreggy

One of my clients owns a custom guitar shop, and...

One of my clients owns a custom guitar shop, and he's been making next to no high end guitar sales for the last couple of years. My gut feeling is you could poke around the market a little with cash...
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