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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 05:05 AM
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Posted By rpenmanparker

Good morning. Where ya been? You almost missed...

Good morning. Where ya been? You almost missed it. 😁
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

ĎStros have woken up. Itís about time. Damned...

ĎStros have woken up. Itís about time. Damned rainy weather is going to give Tanaka another dayís rest so he can come back in and pitch on full rest. That is not good for the Houston team. Greinke...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

In parts of the South where Macon is pronounced...

In parts of the South where Macon is pronounced Maykin and so on, I wouldn't be surprised if that were pronounced shy-take. Like you know, "I'll take a pound of them shy-take mushrooms." The censor...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

I wondered if anyone would catch that.

I wondered if anyone would catch that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 05:33 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

But that wouldn’t be Yiddish.;)

But that wouldn’t be Yiddish.;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 04:24 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Older I get, less I sleep. 6 hours is a good...

Older I get, less I sleep. 6 hours is a good night. Not fitful or shallow during the night, no tossing and turning but just can’t keep
it up longer than 6 hours. Turned off the Astros game in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Redeemed...sort of. Still shaky IMO.

Redeemed...sort of. Still shaky IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

What is it with the Astros? Best record in...

What is it with the Astros? Best record in baseball, and they show up without the slightest idea what to do on either side of the ball. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Thatís how it starts. The beginning of the end....

Thatís how it starts. The beginning of the end. You know how I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yeah, but what about the balance? That hole has...

Yeah, but what about the balance? That hole has got to be a problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Do you miss seeing the flame as an indicator of...

Do you miss seeing the flame as an indicator of heat level? Iím assuming you have had some experience with gas stoves. I know the temperature response to the induction current is instantaneous like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

I may have neglected to mention that I am...

I may have neglected to mention that I am currently on a month-long suspension from another forum (concerning my other principal hobby) which has a particularly ugly “political” subforum. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Sometime in the future we may be forced to move...

Sometime in the future we may be forced to move into a flat apartment in a building not equipped with natural gas. Most large buildings aren’t, even in a town like Houston. And/or we may have to buy...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Only in jellyfish. Does nothing for people.

Only in jellyfish. Does nothing for people.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

That’s what I was thinking. Ironic!

That’s what I was thinking. Ironic!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

To be sure, but getting parts is a royal pain....

To be sure, but getting parts is a royal pain. And finding a decent authorized repair service is likewise difficult. You know how I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Our first nice day of the fall. Warm but...

Our first nice day of the fall. Warm but pleasant. Cooler and drier for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Only on display. No personal participation. We...

Only on display. No personal participation. We ate dinner one night on Bourbon Street. Ticky-tacky out in the street when we were done.

Unless overeating falls under the term debauchery. We did...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,695
Posted By rpenmanparker

Just back from a long weekend in New Orleans.

Just back from a long weekend in New Orleans.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Never, ever heard of that before.

Never, ever heard of that before.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Tylenol when I have a severe viral infection...

Tylenol when I have a severe viral infection interacts with my Lipotor to spike my liver enzymes. I have to really work to calm my internist and cardio down. Back to normal after a couple of weeks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Look for the oil-wet links. When you see them,...

Look for the oil-wet links. When you see them, you are back where you started. There are 11-speed chains with master links.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

I haven’t had a pluggable puncture in years. I...

I haven’t had a pluggable puncture in years. I just bring my own Vaseline to the tire store and bend over on cue.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:25 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

The standard setback post has one inch setback....

The standard setback post has one inch setback. Yes there are others, but rarer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-19, 05:20 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

And keep in mind a 21 inch TV won’t work very...

And keep in mind a 21 inch TV won’t work very well, even at today’s HD. You are so close to the screen that you need the higher definition of a computer monitor. Otherwise you will be looking at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BWpYQjuJ0u0

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=BWpYQjuJ0u0
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Confirmation bias ya think?

Confirmation bias ya think?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Best post here in a long time.

Best post here in a long time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

What the point? They wonít hold it for more than...

What the point? They wonít hold it for more than s few hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Iím thinking it is like In-n-Outís ďAnimal StyleĒ.

Iím thinking it is like In-n-Outís ďAnimal StyleĒ.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

It was somewhat intense.

It was somewhat intense.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yes. All is well for the RPParker clan. So far at...

Yes. All is well for the RPParker clan. So far at least. Our neighborhoods are mostly high and dry. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Blepharoplasty I think refers to both uppers and...

Blepharoplasty I think refers to both uppers and lowers. I had the lowers done a couple of months ago. Medicare paid for almost all of it. The uppers needed some excess tissue removed which wasn’t...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Eyelid surgery done and seems to be successful....

Eyelid surgery done and seems to be successful. It will take weeks to know what it finally will look like. The upper lid muscles were nearly fully detached on both sides. Also they had been invaded...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

No ride here in Houston today. Tropical storm...

No ride here in Houston today. Tropical storm rolled through last night. Already downgraded to depression, but heavy rain forecast do all day and much of tomorrow. Some flooding expected. Worst thing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-19, 04:13 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

We have never spent much time in Amsterdam but...

We have never spent much time in Amsterdam but had an ugly layover there once. We used it to go into the city and see the Anne Frank house. Then had lunch at a favorite globally located noodle house...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

I just have to say it. I donít get it.

I just have to say it. I donít get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

The Luongo route is of course cheaper. 5oz of...

The Luongo route is of course cheaper. 5oz of strong coffee for the standard price. You know, they also have double espressos for near the price of a single. That is a good deal, but no decaf in that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yeah, about once a year. Amazon has the authentic...

Yeah, about once a year. Amazon has the authentic descaler in a two pack. Decent price.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Depending on how many of you are flying, you may...

Depending on how many of you are flying, you may want to just end your US originating flight at Gatwick and pay extra cash for an inter-city shuttle to Spain. I do this sometimes when I use reward...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 05:51 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Also Nespresso has some coffees like espresso...

Also Nespresso has some coffees like espresso that can be made into cappuccinos/lattes and some that are more dilute and can be used 50/50 with milk to make a cafe au lait. The latter are called...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

I don’t think the original coffee and milk...

I don’t think the original coffee and milk mixtures in Europe were made with espresso except in Italy. A latte isn’t half and half, because the espresso is too strong to use that much of it. It is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Nespresso capsules are fully recyclable by the...

Nespresso capsules are fully recyclable by the maker. Stores that sell either the machines or the capsules will take the empties back from you and return them to Nespresso. Also Nespresso provides...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Only thing wrong with Nespresso is the cost of...

Only thing wrong with Nespresso is the cost of the coffee. The stuff is awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Sigh! Home again, home again, jiggity jog. ...

Sigh! Home again, home again, jiggity jog. Goodbye Nevada. Goodbye Cali. Goodbye Columbus. Oh, wait. That’s another story.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Finishing up our western trip with wine tasting...

Finishing up our western trip with wine tasting in Napa and Sonoma. More information when I come up for air.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Bravo! At your advanced age an e-bike is totally...

Bravo! At your advanced age an e-bike is totally justified.

Seriously, I have advocated e-bikes for years on the basis of allowing folks of different ability to ride together. As long as everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Yes, but what about the ones it would close?

Yes, but what about the ones it would close?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

Incline Village,NV where we stay at Lake Tahoe...

Incline Village,NV where we stay at Lake Tahoe has added a major improvement to the municipal infrastructure, a 2 mile long MUP along the lake from the east edge of town to the nearby free beaches...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,363
Posted By rpenmanparker

And then you come to the Mannings. Bright...

And then you come to the Mannings. Bright talented dad. Bright talented kids. Apparently able to manage their careers and their lives.
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