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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 01:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,702
Posted By jimmyr

It came to me in a dream, after a long night of...

It came to me in a dream, after a long night of Jagerbombs...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,702
Posted By jimmyr

I wash them by hand in a dimly-lit room in a...

I wash them by hand in a dimly-lit room in a special solution containing the tears of 12-year-old virgins, all the while chanting a secret Buddhist mantra, then transport them in a covered wicker...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,335
Posted By jimmyr

Loud cassettes save lives.

Loud cassettes save lives.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-10, 02:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,674
Posted By jimmyr

I just bought the 2010 Trek 2.3, and I love it. ...

I just bought the 2010 Trek 2.3, and I love it. Woulda liked to have SRAM Rival, though.....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-10, 10:27 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,123
Posted By jimmyr

Used to be a runner exclusively, but since I've...

Used to be a runner exclusively, but since I've gotten into biking it doesn't hold the attraction for me it once did. I did a few running events last year, don't know if I will do any this year. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-10, 10:43 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,246
Posted By jimmyr

Ha! I laugh at all you cheapskates in your...

Ha! I laugh at all you cheapskates in your Asso's...this is what I'll be wearing:

http://www.velowear.com/products/1110434prtsml.aspx
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-10, 02:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,003
Posted By jimmyr

Wait a minute...the salesman at the bike shop...

Wait a minute...the salesman at the bike shop promised me that new bike would make me faster!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-10, 12:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 598
Posted By jimmyr

Custom built: you need a cache of cash to get...

Custom built: you need a cache of cash to get that cachet
04-27-10, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimmyr

That's a lovely thought right there.....!

That's a lovely thought right there.....!
04-27-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimmyr

I haven't sold it yet. I am finding out,...

I haven't sold it yet. I am finding out, unfortunately, that the Dummy must not have much resale value. I started at $1750.00 and now I am down to $1500.00. All I really have been getting is...
04-23-10, 10:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimmyr

Sent pm...thanks!

Sent pm...thanks!
04-21-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimmyr

Yes, it I ran it through the 'computer' for...

Yes, it I ran it through the 'computer' for shipping UPS, and it seems it will take it. It's just a pain to pack. I packed it once, then took it back out trying to sell it locally, but here in NE...
04-20-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,080
Posted By jimmyr

Shipping the Dummy

Hello- I have decided to sell my Dummy and am trying to figure out how to ship it. Right now, I have two regular Trek boxes Frankenstein-ed together, but the problem is not only the length of the...
Forum: Foo
03-12-10, 03:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,635
Posted By jimmyr

In a dump My Momma died... My Daddy got...

In a dump
My Momma died...
My Daddy got drunk...
Forum: Foo
03-12-10, 03:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,635
Posted By jimmyr

In a dump My Momma died... My Daddy got...

In a dump
My Momma died...
My Daddy got drunk...
Forum: Foo
03-12-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,006
Posted By jimmyr

Only one teacher for the whole grade...Mrs....

Only one teacher for the whole grade...Mrs. Klein. I remember she loved dogs, and remember her coming into the room crying and telling us the President had just been shot (JFK).....
Forum: Foo
10-23-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,329
Posted By jimmyr

Now if only Led Zeppelin would start riding...

Now if only Led Zeppelin would start riding bikes....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-09, 12:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By jimmyr

Well...got that off to a resounding good start!

Well...got that off to a resounding good start!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-09, 09:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 580
Posted By jimmyr

Are you a Vehicularist or Facilitator?

Someone posted this link in Advocacy; my wife turned me onto it from a friend who rides and I thought it might churn up more debate here....

http://www.slate.com/id/2232555/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,494
Posted By jimmyr

Ride to work whenever the weather isn't totally...

Ride to work whenever the weather isn't totally fugly...don't have to be "dressed to meet the public" (I'm a network admin), usually get up to hammer two to three days a week before work while it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-09, 01:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,669
Posted By jimmyr

Turns the magnetic flux generator on/off

Turns the magnetic flux generator on/off
09-17-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,673
Posted By jimmyr

I have never denied mine eyes the pleasures of...

I have never denied mine eyes the pleasures of the feminine form in the buff, by turning my gaze therefrom.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-09, 01:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,398
Posted By jimmyr

SRAM wow

SRAM wow
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 487
Posted By jimmyr

They saved him.

They saved him.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-09, 02:15 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,041
Posted By jimmyr

Marteau Absinthe "not legal" here in the...

Marteau Absinthe

"not legal" here in the enlightened state of Alabama....

http://www.absinthemarteau.com/
08-07-09, 10:31 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,246
Posted By jimmyr

For my older beater bikes, hell yes. For...

For my older beater bikes, hell yes.

For my nice one...no.
08-03-09, 01:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,362
Posted By jimmyr

Here's what I always tell my friends when they...

Here's what I always tell my friends when they visit: "Welcome to Alabama! Now set your watches back 20 years!"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 02:54 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,182
Posted By jimmyr

Yes, lots of us seem to be in the same boat. We...

Yes, lots of us seem to be in the same boat. We can talk about anything but THAT.

We have two kids, and regardless I could never divorce her because of this, but neither can I pretend that I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 8,182
Posted By jimmyr

Man, this thread is my life right now.... I...

Man, this thread is my life right now....

I have watched my beautiful wife just let herself go over the years. I still love her, but the physical attraction is not what it once was. She has an...
07-30-09, 01:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,864
Posted By jimmyr

I totally agree with the "comfort" idea. ...

I totally agree with the "comfort" idea.

When I started riding in earnest, I checked out the LBS's available in my area. One in particular had some killer stuff, beautiful high-end bikes,...
06-18-09, 01:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,419
Posted By jimmyr

Dummy for me!

Dummy for me!
Forum: Commuting
06-17-09, 10:48 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 4,920
Posted By jimmyr

I will RIDE in just about any temperature...but...

I will RIDE in just about any temperature...but sometimes it is just too hot to commute. I have a short commute, around 8 miles round trip. I can ride home for lunch, which is cool. When it gets...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,320
Posted By jimmyr

Baby wipes for me...either that or it's...

Baby wipes for me...either that or it's "stank!"
05-19-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By jimmyr

Yeah, I guess you're right about that! As...

Yeah, I guess you're right about that!

As much as I love riding bikes, the day I can't play music anymore is the day I want them to go ahead and shove the dirt over me!
05-18-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By jimmyr

My "age ride"

My birthday was on the 9th (54...ugh!), but due to the weather suckin' I postponed my age ride until last Saturday. It actually looked worse than the week before, but I said "what the hell" and just...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,887
Posted By jimmyr

Here in Scottsboro, Alabama there's no official...

Here in Scottsboro, Alabama there's no official recognition of Bike to Work day. We did, however have a beautiful morning versus the weeks and weeks of steady rain and flooding, and that was enough...
Forum: Touring
05-11-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,013
Posted By jimmyr

Man! Those sure are some purty wheels!

Man! Those sure are some purty wheels!
05-11-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 385
Posted By jimmyr

Congratulations! Was all set to do my BD ride...

Congratulations! Was all set to do my BD ride Saturday, but the incessant rain here in NE Ala-bammy got in the way. It has been a slog-fest here for the last several weeks. Oh well...maybe next...
05-05-09, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,419
Posted By jimmyr

Yes, I hear ya! Since I have gotten my Dummy, I...

Yes, I hear ya! Since I have gotten my Dummy, I have had my rear xtracycle assembly pop off carrying a load when I have to curb-hop. I cut some pieces of an old tube and put them over the four...
05-03-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,364
Posted By jimmyr

Talking Ahh...the Dummy Life....love it!

Ahh...the Dummy Life....love it!
04-30-09, 03:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,045
Posted By jimmyr

I expect to get the "old man" treatment from...

I expect to get the "old man" treatment from younger people, I just kinda laugh it off as I can keep up with all of them and leave some in the weeds! What bothers me is the attitude I get from...
04-30-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,508
Posted By jimmyr

Toss me in there with the tossers and the...

Toss me in there with the tossers and the turners...

When I was younger (I'll be 54 next week) I used to pretty much sleep great most anytime and anywhere. I traveled in a rock-n-roll band for...
04-29-09, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,206
Posted By jimmyr

Talking After my first big ride with my Dummy this...

After my first big ride with my Dummy this weekend, I can tell you that of course it is marginally slower than my Trek with 700c wheels or the Ross Old Gray B@stard with 27" wheels, but not all that...
04-29-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 52,719
Posted By jimmyr

After putting some miles in on the Rohloff, does...

After putting some miles in on the Rohloff, does it stack up well compared to a derailleur? I have heard nothing but good things about it, and should at that cost! Have thought about the Nuvinci...
04-28-09, 12:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,953
Posted By jimmyr

Well...dang! That 'bent is longer than the...

Well...dang! That 'bent is longer than the Dummy! I will have to check that out. I have seen some of that style on fleabay, but didn't know if they would extend to match the long wheel base of...
04-28-09, 10:22 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,953
Posted By jimmyr

Really? I have never seen one that attaches to...

Really? I have never seen one that attaches to the spare holder...any examples? Gonna do a search..
04-28-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,953
Posted By jimmyr

Hauling the Big Dummy

Got some excursions coming up this summer and I would love to take the BD along. Have any of you hauled your Dummy on your car/truck/SUV yet?

We have a Toyota RAV-4, which has the spare tire...
04-28-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 571
Views: 52,719
Posted By jimmyr

You are the Dummy MAN! I do love that bar...

You are the Dummy MAN!

I do love that bar you have on there...finally got the shims in yesterday and mounted my beloved Albatross on my Dummy last night. I had painted it flat black over the...
04-22-09, 11:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By jimmyr

the horror....the horror.....

the horror....the horror.....
04-21-09, 01:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,168
Posted By jimmyr

Ah yeah, great stuff, man! Found that post back...

Ah yeah, great stuff, man! Found that post back when I was starting to get interested in the Dummy. Can't view any of the pics as you have to create an account, but that's cool.

Really lovin'...
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