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10-16-19, 07:24 AM
Replies: 17,840
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Posted By Lemond1985

"The rug really ties the room together."

"The rug really ties the room together."
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 304
Posted By Lemond1985

Very calming place. That first shot with the...

Very calming place. That first shot with the horses looks like it's probably close to the spot where this famous scene from the ending of Planet of the Apes (Spoiler alert!) was filmed:
...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By Lemond1985

I take it you have seen A Man Called Horse where...

I take it you have seen A Man Called Horse where the Indians string up Richard Harris like that? I suspect Harris actually enjoyed doing that scene. :D
10-16-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 561
Posted By Lemond1985

All the more reason to ride with a video camera,...

All the more reason to ride with a video camera, and not let this guy go home after hitting you, and peel all those stickers off to destroy the evidence.
10-16-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 439
Posted By Lemond1985

... and leave the clear cellophane in place, no...

... and leave the clear cellophane in place, no point in tearing the patch off while removing it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 849
Views: 80,007
Posted By Lemond1985

"Barry White, ladies and gentlemen, Barry White....

"Barry White, ladies and gentlemen, Barry White. Let's hear it for the man." :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 617
Posted By Lemond1985

It's Ricky Ricardo talk, if I'm not mistaken....

It's Ricky Ricardo talk, if I'm not mistaken. Also it sounds vaguely like flatulence, it's a fun word. For those two reasons. it's probably next on the list to get banned. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

Well ... let's have it. What do you think I'm...

Well ... let's have it. What do you think I'm wrong about?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

... and yet you two are forced to share the same...

... and yet you two are forced to share the same message board. Go figure ....
10-15-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 292
Posted By Lemond1985

Low enough to have both feet on the ground while...

Low enough to have both feet on the ground while sitting in the saddle, will result in far too low a setting. Saddle height should be adjusted while pedalling, not while standing stopped. Though for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 05:49 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

There are these things called "cars", that make...

There are these things called "cars", that make going uphill REALLY easy. :rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 769
Posted By Lemond1985

Yes, I believe it was "out you pixies go, through...

Yes, I believe it was "out you pixies go, through the door, or out the winda." :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 04:56 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

With all due respect ... I really don't see the...

With all due respect ... I really don't see the comparison between a new type of brake technology, and adding an electric motor to eliminate pedalling (which is the one essential hallmark of riding a...
10-15-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 600
Posted By Lemond1985

The new Iphones use facial recognition to unlock,...

The new Iphones use facial recognition to unlock, which would allow one hand use.

What gets me is that before putting it back into my jersey pocket, I often look at my phone (to make sure it's...
10-14-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 600
Posted By Lemond1985

I have the 10r, and I'm really happy with the...

I have the 10r, and I'm really happy with the camera. One of the things I like is how it can keep both clouds and foreground at the right exposure. File size is 5.5 mb per photo, so there's plenty of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 303
Posted By Lemond1985

On ideal riding surfaces, GP 4000's are probably...

On ideal riding surfaces, GP 4000's are probably the best-performing clincher out there. But in California these days, there are very few ideal riding surfaces remaining anywhere.

And the other...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, we got plenty of safety warnings, as I...

Well, we got plenty of safety warnings, as I recall. :lol:

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10-14-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 471
Posted By Lemond1985

Some suggested graphics inspired by the boys from...

Some suggested graphics inspired by the boys from Liverpool. :)

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10-14-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,768
Posted By Lemond1985

LOL, it's a little too easy to just turn around...

LOL, it's a little too easy to just turn around when you're by yourself. I'm not sure I have that level of self-discipline. Congrats, and hold onto that hard-won fitness as long as you can. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 646
Views: 13,655
Posted By Lemond1985

Hey, if this is the official "Smutty Word Ban...

Hey, if this is the official "Smutty Word Ban Request Thread", I saw something on the board last night that had me clutching for my pearls:
...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By Lemond1985

If that doesn't gain the respect of the Monster...

If that doesn't gain the respect of the Monster Truck crowd, nothing ever will. In addition to being able to go anywhere, I bet you could jump the fountains at Caesar's Palace (successfully) on that...
10-13-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,392
Posted By Lemond1985

It's 15-20 miles due east of Lindsay, CA. In the...

It's 15-20 miles due east of Lindsay, CA. In the Sierra National Forest. It's Blue Ridge Road, which is a left turn off Balch Park Road AKA J-37, heading more or less north. It's a transmitter tower...
10-13-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By Lemond1985

Reasonably reasonable. Not too bright though. We...

Reasonably reasonable. Not too bright though. We keep falling for these same kind of threads, over and over again. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 05:32 AM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 294,672
Posted By Lemond1985

My 1976 Raleigh Competition, beside an unknown...

My 1976 Raleigh Competition, beside an unknown Tulare County "crick", alpine mountain-fed, evidently.
...
10-12-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 16,392
Posted By Lemond1985

Rode on Blue Ridge, a dead end transmitter site...

Rode on Blue Ridge, a dead end transmitter site road that is located mostly on National Forest land, and I'm told tops out around 5000 feet. To get to the road I had to do of 12 miles of mostly...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By Lemond1985

Every principal's office used to have a cricket...

Every principal's office used to have a cricket bat, prominently displayed. Mainly as a threat, but they were definitely used on occasion. Can you IMAGINE what some parent would do these days if they...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By Lemond1985

Like clockwork, every October, just when the...

Like clockwork, every October, just when the weather starts to cool, fire season kicks in, completely obliterating the AQI. Maybe it'll be a rainy year, but rain can cut into riding time too. Oh...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By Lemond1985

Noooo! He was the unsung hero of that entire...

Noooo! He was the unsung hero of that entire film. He also turned up in a lot of episodes of the 70's series "Police Story". Apparently he played Middle Eastern terrorists on occasion as well. Great...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,948
Posted By Lemond1985

I thought it was mostly steep climbs, and...

I thought it was mostly steep climbs, and mountain stages. :D

http://www.customerssuck.com/board/images/smilies/rimshot.gif
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By Lemond1985

"OK Bob, 1st stall, 2 minutes." We'll jog...

"OK Bob, 1st stall, 2 minutes."

We'll jog with show folk on the sand
Drink kirschwasser from a shell
San Francisco show and tell
Well I should know by now
That it's just a spasm
Like a Sunday...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 220
Posted By Lemond1985

http://myownsanta.com/photos/fullsize/2007-12-07-s...

http://myownsanta.com/photos/fullsize/2007-12-07-santa-bill-and-fire-b_fs.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 708
Posted By Lemond1985

Ha ha, this guy looks like one of my classmates: ...

Ha ha, this guy looks like one of my classmates:
...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 138
Posted By Lemond1985

Looks like China is building one: ...

Looks like China is building one:

https://i2-prod.dailystar.co.uk/incoming/article20556384.ece/ALTERNATES/s615/0_flying-saucer-5-copy.jpg
...
10-11-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,397
Posted By Lemond1985

10 miles on the ebike gives me the same workout...

10 miles on the ebike gives me the same workout as 20 miles on the old-fashioned "analog" bike. /s/
10-11-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 528
Posted By Lemond1985

Absolutely. And to see this, right on the heels...

Absolutely. And to see this, right on the heels of the Bernal TDF win ("let's give everyone their time at the top of the mountain and this determines the outcome the entire 3 week stage race") really...
10-11-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 340
Posted By Lemond1985

I have a chain that's too long on one of my...

I have a chain that's too long on one of my bikes, which causes auto-shifts into a smaller cog when I hit sharp bumps while pedalling. Gotta get around to shortening it a couple of links.
10-10-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,369
Views: 177,303
Posted By Lemond1985

Excellent condition. I can't recall ever seeing...

Excellent condition. I can't recall ever seeing one of those for sale locally, or anywhere in the state, they seem like they're quite rare. Probably went for close to a grand new.
10-10-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,977
Posted By Lemond1985

Died while passing maybe? I've often wondered the...

Died while passing maybe? I've often wondered the same thing. Maybe they died in the ambulance in that spot, or possibly they were "thrown clear" and landed some distance from the actual impact.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

This is ingenious advertising toward "Generation...

This is ingenious advertising toward "Generation Snowflake". No one gets dropped (except the stuffy old "analog" riders who are hopelessly behind the times) everyone wins and gets a medal, no effort...
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 05:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,027
Posted By Lemond1985

"Well, that's the news from Gun Barrel Texas,...

"Well, that's the news from Gun Barrel Texas, where all the women are bipolar, all the men are in prison, and all the children are short, mean, and stupid." :D

J/K (Texans are all armed).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

Nah, it's more like "butt hurt and crying in our...

Nah, it's more like "butt hurt and crying in our beer." :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

Maybe the electric wheelchair companies can get...

Maybe the electric wheelchair companies can get on board with these. "I'm on Medicare, and I got this e-bike, at no cost to me."
10-09-19, 06:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,074
Posted By Lemond1985

Took us at least a decade to figure this out,...

Took us at least a decade to figure this out, heck I regularly see adults on BMX bikes who have still not gotten the memo. The only 2 good things about those bikes were 1.) Wheelies, and 2.) Evel...
10-08-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 768
Posted By Lemond1985

A gallon of the liquid WD40 might be expensive,...

A gallon of the liquid WD40 might be expensive, but it will last you for years and years. And it's far superior to the aerosol stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

There is just so much potential money to be made...

There is just so much potential money to be made off these things, building, selling, repairing, regulating, licensing, and insuring them. Everyone benefits, except for traditional cyclists like us....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 274
Views: 14,310
Posted By Lemond1985

They make a great intermediary step, during the...

They make a great intermediary step, during the transition from bicycle ... to electric wheelchair.
10-08-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,783
Posted By Lemond1985

I have to ride, as a form of stress relief from...

I have to ride, as a form of stress relief from my job. I don't know how people who don't have this outlet, cope with the aftermath of stressful situations where the body is brimming with excess...
10-07-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,777
Posted By Lemond1985

55 about is my ideal temp, probably lower than...

55 about is my ideal temp, probably lower than for most people, though I don't tolerate the heat well as a consequence. I suspect most people perform best in hotter than average, rather than colder...
10-07-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17,840
Views: 2,800,218
Posted By Lemond1985

Ancient Chinese Secret.

Ancient Chinese Secret.
10-07-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By Lemond1985

If you want to look "ironic" and "retro", bolt a...

If you want to look "ironic" and "retro", bolt a rotary phone to your handlebars. :D
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