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07-22-19, 11:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By BKE

Guess I missed where you mentioned a beer cooler,...

Guess I missed where you mentioned a beer cooler, or the designated pocket in your pack :). As for the rod, I was thinking early/mid 70s'. I'm very envious right now, this would be my everyday...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,600
Posted By BKE

In most cases where there is a fountain now a...

In most cases where there is a fountain now a days I'd venture to say it doesn't work and the excuse probably is lack of funds for maintenance.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 987
Posted By BKE

Not a single rider but a group so I say "This is...

Not a single rider but a group so I say "This is BS on her part"! Obviously occupied with something more important that watching the road while driving. I don't think your choice of light,whether...
07-21-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,833
Posted By BKE

Paired with what looks like a nice old Phleuger...

Paired with what looks like a nice old Phleuger Medalist. Very nice (older) rig!!
07-21-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By BKE

Second day of "The start of the real mountains"...

Second day of "The start of the real mountains" and he's still got the Yellow. It seems the guys in the boothe have a lot wrong so far.
07-18-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,534
Posted By BKE

I"m assuming he is, he looked well and in good...

I"m assuming he is, he looked well and in good spirits in his appearances while opening (Grand Marshall ?) this years TDF.


As for the OPs thread, it's too bad the Tour can't go back, way back,...
07-17-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,534
Posted By BKE

Either, take your pick. Yesterday in your other...

Either, take your pick. Yesterday in your other thread I thought Juju was your man to pull off something amazing (at -1:12) but I'll go back and read your initial post. Either way, it wouldn't be...
07-17-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,534
Posted By BKE

Darn it, I've watched every stage on the NBCSN...

Darn it, I've watched every stage on the NBCSN early coverage but had an appt. that couldn't be missed today, sorry I missed him. No big deal, it's taped.

As for predictable, 11 stages with no...
07-16-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,363
Posted By BKE

Looking at that first pic without watching the...

Looking at that first pic without watching the feed I'd guess speed had to be a factor, and ......if in addition she then proceeded to run them over because she was TWD she deserves more than prison.
07-16-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,428
Posted By BKE

As for Juju. CVV, Horn, and Jens seem to agree...

As for Juju. CVV, Horn, and Jens seem to agree with most here that the ITT and big mountains will be his downfall. Haven't heard what Phil andBobkre think.


Regarding Peter S. . I don't think...
07-10-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,629
Posted By BKE

Wow, Texaspanje referred to two career fields...

Wow, Texaspanje referred to two career fields where it's common knowledge that some members have highly questionable personal/ethical values. No argument about that here, but why did you choose to...
07-10-19, 02:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,629
Posted By BKE

Ok, I got your sarcasm so, serious question, who...

Ok, I got your sarcasm so, serious question, who died? When and from what? (FTR- I'm a Lance fan, have watched TDF since 7-11 Team, watched "Landis" (BTY, whether right or wrong it was great sitting...
07-10-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By BKE

That was one of his better runs wasn't it :thumb:...

That was one of his better runs wasn't it :thumb: They showed a clip of Cav during todays show, not sure if a recent one but if so he's still whining about it.
07-09-19, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 721
Posted By BKE

They did say it is his first big Stage win. As...

They did say it is his first big Stage win. As for Segan, that's twice now that he was right there in the mix but didn't pull it out. In the past I think he'd have taken both today and stage 1. Hope...
07-09-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,186
Posted By BKE

Two days in a row now where they've given Lance...

Two days in a row now where they've given Lance face time during their coverage. Never thought I'd see it but I'm glad. Guess some old wounds are healing although I doubt we'll see old footage of him...
07-07-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,870
Posted By BKE

Not sure it was about Froome, but I caught that...

Not sure it was about Froome, but I caught that and thought the same thing. There are 20/19 more stages so we'll get a better feeling by the end.
06-10-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,912
Posted By BKE

Looking forward to you telling us how it works...

Looking forward to you telling us how it works out for you. I'm especially interested in what you'll say about dropping the different energy drinks/products you use regularly. I say this because I...
06-08-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,577
Posted By BKE

Hope it's not the same quality E. Musk is using...

Hope it's not the same quality E. Musk is using on his SpaceX endeaver.
06-07-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,885
Posted By BKE

I'm not a fan of G-aid, Pwr-aid or any of the...

I'm not a fan of G-aid, Pwr-aid or any of the other sports drinks, just water. But, I am a believer in the pickle myth (I believe it's the brine, not the pickle) so there's always a jar of dill juice...
06-06-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,015
Posted By BKE

This. :thumb: I think most, if not all, do...

This. :thumb:

I think most, if not all, do and usually with their logo. My experience: bike #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) , LBS kicked in 2 bottles of the...
06-05-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,435
Posted By BKE

2200 hrs. to me says it's dark (and probably few...

2200 hrs. to me says it's dark (and probably few others around). Maybe it would have been best to just let it go but since you didn't I hope you were prepared to defend yourself if need be. Sometimes...
06-01-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,126
Posted By BKE

Wow, three demands for action in 13 minutes. You...

Wow, three demands for action in 13 minutes. You make it sound as if you are a business person, so, how would you handle that? Can't you just "Go Away" or will it bother you thinking BF members are...
05-30-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By BKE

Afternoon Bob. First off, so sorry to hear about...

Afternoon Bob. First off, so sorry to hear about the past accident, glad you both recovered. And to think, that was way before everyone (toddlers included) became addicted to their smart devices,...
05-29-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,534
Posted By BKE

"Space Coast", not hard to figure where you are....

"Space Coast", not hard to figure where you are. I thought you might get more flack, (Wildwood tried :thumb:0) but then again "50 is the new 30" and you are just asking to be directed to the best...
05-26-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,331
Posted By BKE

Just very well planned, and timed perfectly. A...

Just very well planned, and timed perfectly. A three day weekend due to the holiday, with lots making it a 4 day. Larger audience than usual. This BikeMe person is pretty slick !(now where's that...
05-24-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 9,331
Posted By BKE

I had a question before even finishing your first...

I had a question before even finishing your first sentence but you knew it was coming didn't you? :D Is it ok to throw in some well meaning sarcastic humor if, like myself, there is usually no SME...
05-22-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By BKE

Thank You! First experience with stands, I'm...

Thank You! First experience with stands, I'm usually just leaning them up against the back of car while cleaning/lubing chain/FD/RD/Cassette etc. Any adjustments needed are by LBS who does for free...
05-21-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,178
Posted By BKE

Thanks for heads up. Did a quick grab and go at...

Thanks for heads up. Did a quick grab and go at local store knowing I can return if needed (they only had 1). See it fits straight frame, 1"to 1-9/16" tube. To save opening does anyone know if it...
05-20-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,651
Posted By BKE

Wow, a 10 yr. old thread resurrected, one that"s...

Wow, a 10 yr. old thread resurrected, one that"s a legitimate serious topic, but I'm glad to see that ten years ago there were a few members that had a good sense of humor.
Today, in jest, I'd say...
05-20-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,632
Posted By BKE

I'm glad I looked up Masochist before I replied...

I'm glad I looked up Masochist before I replied to this because it's probably not the correct term but I'm sure someone here can tell me what I'm looking for.
DOMS" , over the years (running,...
05-16-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 739
Posted By BKE

Did you offer him a beer ?

Did you offer him a beer ?
05-16-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,632
Posted By BKE

Yes you did, my mistake. IMO an occasional...

Yes you did, my mistake.
IMO an occasional impulse buy usually ends up leaving the buyer wearing a smile. :thumb:
After you feel you've gotten a good break in maybe let us know what you think of...
05-15-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,632
Posted By BKE

The fact that you say "you don't really have a...

The fact that you say "you don't really have a point to make here" and that "you are really having FUN" makes this the most enjoyable of your threads that I've read.

With that said, I've put in...
05-14-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,171
Posted By BKE

My advise is to "PM" EKR, After 7 years she...

My advise is to "PM" EKR, After 7 years she should have an answer for all your questions, in addition to ones you haven't thought to ask.
05-10-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,147
Posted By BKE

Correct. Dr. BF is great for the bike: creeky...

Correct. Dr. BF is great for the bike: creeky cranks, RD/FD issues, squeaky pads, needing new cassette/different chain rings, etc. (although advise on chain lube is debatable) . For the motor (YOU)...
05-10-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,596
Posted By BKE

Mine won't be quite so sudden but close. In my...

Mine won't be quite so sudden but close. In my mind, when I occasionally have these thoughts it's, "Oh Shizza, this is going to hurt".
05-09-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,241
Posted By BKE

Another Deep Purple suggestion....

"LAZY". A first few minutes of warm up, then, when they get rolling (pun?) your legs can't not do the same.
05-09-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,170
Posted By BKE

I'll second that, there is nothing wrong with a...

I'll second that, there is nothing wrong with a frig or cooler of Stones.
05-09-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,068
Posted By BKE

LMAO ! That has never crossed my mind but it most...

LMAO ! That has never crossed my mind but it most definitely fits. There also might be some split personality issues since lots of the time I favor Satchel as well. :)
05-09-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,596
Posted By BKE

You still have plenty of time to change this. ...

You still have plenty of time to change this.
It really won't sink in until the big day gets here, and then when the next big one (60) gets here you'll really be scratching your head. Good luck!
05-08-19, 05:26 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 17,068
Posted By BKE

My initials. Nothing fancy, just like my PW which...

My initials. Nothing fancy, just like my PW which is the make of one of my bikes that I can't/won't forget.
Did not want something that had to go in the little 'user name/pw" book I need to...
04-30-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,167
Posted By BKE

Dogs and anything else....

with 4 legs and fur, I love animals. It's people that can be difficult.
04-17-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,957
Posted By BKE

My vote for Gravel Pic of the month. Glad to...

My vote for Gravel Pic of the month.
Glad to see you don't ride alone.
04-09-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 11,036
Posted By BKE

I was wondering if I was the only one thinking...

I was wondering if I was the only one thinking this. A couple posts in and it went to a I/ME thing. :foo:
It's about "Fred" who is definately out there.
04-05-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,917
Posted By BKE

Dec. 56 here and I'm sure I can dig up a picture...

Dec. 56 here and I'm sure I can dig up a picture of me in that same shirt. I also think we had the same Barber :)
10-05-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,160
Posted By BKE

67y.o. and back into it for "only 8 weeks" after...

67y.o. and back into it for "only 8 weeks" after 5 yrs. off might have something to do with it. But, are you disappointed with the ride, that you didn't meet your expectations? Or, disappointed that...
10-05-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,470
Posted By BKE

When not pedaling I'm guessing mine end up where...

When not pedaling I'm guessing mine end up where they are comfortable. When going into a turn I do make a point to have the inside at 12.00 (if I'm not day dreaming).
10-05-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 5,766
Posted By BKE

Someone went back a ways to bring this back. ...

Someone went back a ways to bring this back.

He's either out of business by now or making a go of it. Maybe he'll let us know?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-17, 10:51 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 4,356
Posted By BKE

They do, I always have a couple in the cooler on...

They do, I always have a couple in the cooler on weekend ride days. I get it in a 10 pack of small 6.5oz. cartons, price is crazy cheap.


Nutritional facts aren't the exact same as chocolate milk...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-17, 12:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,128
Posted By BKE

My first thought when I saw the OP title was,...

My first thought when I saw the OP title was, "No, no one will go there, will they?" but I'll be darned if it wasn't the first reply. :eek:
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