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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

If it is anything like my cat, that belly is a...

If it is anything like my cat, that belly is a trap. You go for the rub and suddenly get the full pounce, chomp and disembowel treatment.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 01:40 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

Doo et.

Doo et.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_3155_fe4a795aa64a38ffd794391123dd4d48b94ac9f5.jpg
to be more accurate. a pair of non-modern stoves.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

I didn't use to drink coffee. Dad and sometimes...

I didn't use to drink coffee. Dad and sometimes my grandparents drank instant coffee. Nescafe Classic if they were feeling wealthy. Gregs or International Roast if the weekly shopping list was...
Forum: Foo
05-08-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 218
Posted By gnome

It's an interesting solution to his problem. I'm...

It's an interesting solution to his problem. I'm guessing he only takes on flat trips. I hate to think how much weighs. I'll pass on that type of contraption and just tour using regular panniers...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

console yourself that the e-type will be much,...

console yourself that the e-type will be much, much higher maintenance than your wife.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

There’s probably space for N+1 in the bike...

There’s probably space for N+1 in the bike garage.
yes it needs tidying.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

minor details. after all it was still going and...

minor details. after all it was still going and has only stopped being used because it's too thirsty to run.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

Hope he likes hills and wind. Apart from those,...

Hope he likes hills and wind. Apart from those, and possibly the drivers, Wellington is a very nice little city. I quite like visiting it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

Toyota Landcruiser 70 series.

Toyota Landcruiser 70 series.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

meh. it doesn't look too bad. I was expecting...

meh. it doesn't look too bad. I was expecting much higher grass and maybe a dead car on the drive or lawn. BTW those patterned bricks look incredibly naff and tasteless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-22, 02:27 AM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

back after a nice week long holiday visiting my...

back after a nice week long holiday visiting my parents and sister in the North Island. It was good to see them and catch up with them. It is good to be back home though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

Coffee time. Had to carefully balance the Moka...

Coffee time. Had to carefully balance the Moka pot on this stove. The hole in the trivet is a bit big. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

Toxic by Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, any song...

Toxic by Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, any song by Justin Bieber. Call me, maybe by Carly Rae Jespen. the list is almost endless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

now I have parts of that song stuck in my head. ...

now I have parts of that song stuck in my head. still there are worse earworms than Paul Simon.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

yes.

yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 5,723
Views: 69,365
Posted By gnome

quit your job. then you'll have all that wasted...

quit your job. then you'll have all that wasted work time to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

Coffee time. ...

Coffee time.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/4ec559ea_7463_4143_a50c_fd677ea174dd_5ff5516b3d2d8fb51c3e64305450d9a145af6ccb.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

monday. :notamused:

monday. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

I'd lower your expectations. For a first race...

I'd lower your expectations. For a first race I'd aim for not crashing, and not getting pulled. Anything above DFL is a bonus.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

Tried to kill my legs this weekend. 17.5km tramp...

Tried to kill my legs this weekend. 17.5km tramp with 770m of elevation gain (and loss) yesterday. 10.5km tramp with 1,000m of elevation gain (and loss) today. some of that up and down was rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-22, 06:23 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

fify.

fify.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

palindromic

palindromic
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

Sounds like you'll be demanding a partial refund...

Sounds like you'll be demanding a partial refund on the bill. After all if they are licensed to remove asbestos and don't remove it all then they shouldn't get paid the full amount. If they...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

family forum. reported!

family forum. reported!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

I resemble that remark.

I resemble that remark.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-22, 12:57 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

Went for a pleasant hike today. slightly...

Went for a pleasant hike today. slightly different weather from last week. Then I was swimming in lakes and rivers while hiking. Today was a lot cooler and I was wearing a raincoat and only saw...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1550/20220115_p1155401_a7dc80dbadcc2ed3bd66e0ba756faa026a6aa94f.jpg
I did swim in that lake. it was relatively warm. I could stay in for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

no. they were much, much harder than mere...

no. they were much, much harder than mere roadies.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

that's the English reciepe. slightly different...

that's the English reciepe. slightly different to ours. And that heathen is spreading it on bare toast. If you are having it on toast at least put butter on first. It works well as a sandwich...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

only in America would that abomination be even...

only in America would that abomination be even considered; a) palatable to someone, and b) food. :twitchy::wtf:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

Third microchip installed. Most likely Pfizer...

Third microchip installed. Most likely Pfizer flavour. I see how ill I feel tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

the poor little sook. he should just man up and...

the poor little sook. he should just man up and get the damn jab.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-22, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By gnome

Went for a decent overnight tramp (hike). 25km...

Went for a decent overnight tramp (hike). 25km one way with under 1,000m of vertical gain. that was stupid to do in summer. On the walk in I drank nearly 5l of water (well 1.25L was electrolytes)....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

The server hamster getting tired and wanting a...

The server hamster getting tired and wanting a break?
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8,224
Views: 1,717,810
Posted By gnome

That's no ordinary GS. That's the very, very...

That's no ordinary GS. That's the very, very special Birotor. Had a Wankel rotary co-developed with NSU, instead of the usual flat floor. The standard GS, particularly in estate car form, was...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

Went for a short overnight holiday. Main purpose...

Went for a short overnight holiday. Main purpose was to test some new hiking clothes for sun protection. So of course now i'm back home drying everything out. Still it was a nice spot to camp even...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

you'll fit in then.

you'll fit in then.
Forum: Foo
12-21-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5,465
Views: 507,570
Posted By gnome

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20211217_pc175228_9d9aa84dd8e05fbae6680dbcacfabdee16246ebd.jpg
Speargrass in bloom, Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

incorrect

incorrect
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 03:18 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

got my hands on a book about locally made bikes. ...

got my hands on a book about locally made bikes. Right from 1869 to the present. We had quite the bike building industry.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-21, 03:13 AM
Replies: 20,404
Views: 4,705,336
Posted By gnome

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_e2835_031aaba3193b834eb31aa97a38bb3166908f0472.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

:hug:

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-21, 04:23 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

well that didn't go as planned. I was supposed...

well that didn't go as planned. I was supposed to do a weekend hike. We got to the start and start walking. It's a little breezy but not too bad. we start climbing a ridge after lunch. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

You get used to windy. It's relatively easy to...

You get used to windy. It's relatively easy to deal with. just keep pedalling You may go a bit slower than usual. at least it isn't steep hills. I'm allergic to those.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

I do most of my grocery shopping by foot. ...

I do most of my grocery shopping by foot. sometimes I go by bike when I have a lot to carry. of course it is just me and the cat. I do go several times per week though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

no beer. or cider if you prefer. nor chocolate....

no beer. or cider if you prefer. nor chocolate. still missing some of the essentials.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-21, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

Cougars? or teh feline ones?

Cougars? or teh feline ones?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

You do know those are mutually exclusive. A free...

You do know those are mutually exclusive. A free range chook is an omnivore. It'll eat anything from grains, seeds, leafy greens, bugs, to possibly even small rodents. It may be fed only vegetarian...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By gnome

more like an unplanned glide. or dive in the...

more like an unplanned glide. or dive in the worse case. helicopters plummet. you stand more chances of surviving an unplanned glide than trying to auto-rotate a helicopter down.
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