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01-19-11, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,206
Posted By The Weak Link

Given our respective levels of fitness, you might...

Given our respective levels of fitness, you might want to consider one of these:
http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x40/TWLBA/iebikemages.jpg

I hear they get about 8 hours per charge, so that...
01-17-11, 10:13 AM
Replies: 367
Views: 11,775
Posted By The Weak Link

Said Farmer Jones Who's Bald On Top I Wish...

Said Farmer Jones
Who's Bald On Top
I Wish I Could
Rotate The Crop
Burma Shave
01-16-11, 07:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 849
Posted By The Weak Link

Steroid-enhanced performance. Hang in there.

Steroid-enhanced performance. Hang in there.
01-16-11, 07:52 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 11,775
Posted By The Weak Link

Jeepers.

Jeepers.
01-16-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By The Weak Link

Aliens. And thanks for the fish.

Aliens. And thanks for the fish.
01-16-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,199
Posted By The Weak Link

We're all too fat for this sport. As much...

We're all too fat for this sport.

As much as we hate to admit it, we all undergo a slow loss of muscle mass as we age, so, all things being equal, if our weight remains steady, our percentage...
01-14-11, 03:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 736
Posted By The Weak Link

Wicked sick. Hope he's using Gatorskins.

Wicked sick. Hope he's using Gatorskins.
01-13-11, 10:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,657
Posted By The Weak Link

Hawai'i? Never heard of it.

Hawai'i? Never heard of it.
01-12-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,503
Posted By The Weak Link

Reminds me that I need to go ahead and schedule...

Reminds me that I need to go ahead and schedule that stress echo......
01-11-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,657
Posted By The Weak Link

Basic principles of American government: If...

Basic principles of American government:

If it works, tax it.
If it doesn't work, subsidize it.
If it's just barely scraping along, dump Barney Frank into the middle of it.

Bikes are...
01-11-11, 03:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,657
Posted By The Weak Link

This makes sense, actually. We pay taxes on...

This makes sense, actually.

We pay taxes on cars and have to register them.

My college-aged children had to register their bikes on campus (I don't remember if there was a charge for it).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,692
Posted By The Weak Link

All your base are belong to us.

All your base are belong to us.
01-09-11, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By The Weak Link

I recommend masking tape. Put a strip over...

I recommend masking tape.

Put a strip over your cycling computer. Save the mileage if you must. Ignore the average speed.

If you want to work on speed (along with bike handling skills and...
01-08-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,941
Posted By The Weak Link

Yellow Springs, Ohio. Nice college town with...

Yellow Springs, Ohio. Nice college town with instant access to the Scenic Little Miami bike trail system.
01-07-11, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 993
Posted By The Weak Link

Close-up of the bottom bracket please, if that's...

Close-up of the bottom bracket please, if that's not too deviant.
01-06-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,206
Posted By The Weak Link

Tannic acid is a mild astringent, so if you take...

Tannic acid is a mild astringent, so if you take a tea bag and empty it out and jam the tea up there, it might work.

Then when the doctor does his proctoscopy, he can also tell you if you'll live...
01-03-11, 10:26 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,452
Posted By The Weak Link

It would be cool to have some sort of 50+...

It would be cool to have some sort of 50+ achievement award. Many of us have major goals, anywhere from going to the worlds to avoiding or recovering from a CABG. If I thought I might get a 'free'...
01-02-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By The Weak Link

Do you like fried chicken?

Do you like fried chicken?
01-01-11, 08:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,032
Posted By The Weak Link

What's a CAM? Regarding the OP: 5600 miles...

What's a CAM?

Regarding the OP: 5600 miles per annum would be considered a very adequate base for most people.

I bet most of the people who post here with any regularity (no bowel jokes,...
01-01-11, 02:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,032
Posted By The Weak Link

I hope you're talking about km and not miles,...

I hope you're talking about km and not miles, although even in km I'd consider that pretty hard core.

Last year I did several 300 mile months and had no problem doing a flat relaxed century. I...
01-01-11, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 353
Posted By The Weak Link

Hard core. I was pretty whiny after riding 13...

Hard core. I was pretty whiny after riding 13 miles, and it was a balmy 45F.

You might run into my son someday. He attends Moody Bible and loves to ride and jog along the lakefront path. He rides...
12-31-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By The Weak Link

One thing, and I hope by now you know where my...

One thing, and I hope by now you know where my sympathies lie. Most people who know me outside of the profession wouldn't guess that I'm a physician, and that's good. I really don't want to discuss...
12-30-10, 10:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By The Weak Link

It's helpful for those who still remember why we...

It's helpful for those who still remember why we entered these professions to hear these stories.

We have a very rapidly aging aunt who needs to purchase a Medicare drug plan. My wife couldn't...
12-30-10, 04:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By The Weak Link

OK, then. This note took about two hours to...

OK, then.

This note took about two hours to compose as I've had a busy and as of now not yet completed day.

I have, in spite of all odds, 4 beautiful healthy grandchildren.

My first, the...
12-30-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By The Weak Link

Yes, but I need permission from the OP.

Yes, but I need permission from the OP.
12-30-10, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,173
Posted By The Weak Link

I hope I was the one who asked it. It sounds like...

I hope I was the one who asked it. It sounds like a thread I would have started.

I've worn a 36 waist for, like, ever. Earlier this year when I decided I'd challenge Hermes to a grudge match I...
12-30-10, 01:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,053
Posted By The Weak Link

Is it OK if I rant against MDs too? I don't want...

Is it OK if I rant against MDs too? I don't want to hijack the thread, and I share your frustration, even though mine is more benign and ultimately humorous (except for the bills involved). I'm just...
12-29-10, 06:09 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,710
Posted By The Weak Link

This whole affair sounds karmic to me. I...

This whole affair sounds karmic to me.

I realize it may not seem funny now, but years from now.........
12-29-10, 03:00 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,030
Posted By The Weak Link

I wouldn't wander over to P&R if I were you.

I wouldn't wander over to P&R if I were you.
12-29-10, 02:29 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 635
Posted By The Weak Link

Tough times. I've gone through it three times...

Tough times. I've gone through it three times now.

It was also very tough to give the two girls away in marriage.

We came up with a couple of solutions:
1. Have grandkids. We have 4 now....
12-28-10, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,176
Posted By The Weak Link

Caliente....agua, agua......

Caliente....agua, agua......
12-28-10, 05:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,030
Posted By The Weak Link

Touche.

Touche.
12-28-10, 04:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By The Weak Link

My desire is to commute 3 times a week during the...

My desire is to commute 3 times a week during the winter, but I haven't convinced myself to do it when it's 15F in the AM. We'll get there, though. I'll have to check out the tires, but would they...
12-28-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 863
Posted By The Weak Link

Butter lightly (drawn butter) and grill very...

Butter lightly (drawn butter) and grill very quickly over a mesquite fire. Them's good eatin'.
12-28-10, 04:11 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,030
Posted By The Weak Link

All the men around here suck up to Miss Kenton.

All the men around here suck up to Miss Kenton.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,997
Posted By The Weak Link

I SING the Body electric; The armies of those...

I SING the Body electric;
The armies of those I love engirth me, and I engirth them;
They will not let me off till I go with them, respond to them,
And discorrupt them, and charge them full...
12-27-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 631
Posted By The Weak Link

No. Not now. Not ever. I'm dying with my boots...

No. Not now. Not ever. I'm dying with my boots on, or something.....
12-27-10, 07:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,334
Posted By The Weak Link

Luke, I fear we have been too late.....this one...

Luke, I fear we have been too late.....this one has been seduced by the Dark Side......Of The Force!
12-27-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By The Weak Link

Which would you recommend?

Which would you recommend?
12-27-10, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By The Weak Link

^^^The Force is also strong with this one. We...

^^^The Force is also strong with this one. We must be cautious. ^^^
12-27-10, 01:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 798
Posted By The Weak Link

This "Cheri" person -- I sense that The Force is...

This "Cheri" person -- I sense that The Force is strong with her. We must prevent her from going over to The Dark Side at all costs.
12-26-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,096
Posted By The Weak Link

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x40/TWLBA/8353e...

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x40/TWLBA/8353e2c1.jpg
Don't forget to ask for your senior citizen's discount on your way over to Mamby Pamby Land.
12-26-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By The Weak Link

It is a Cannondale product called Slice, I think....

It is a Cannondale product called Slice, I think. My ears still got a little cold but my face was fine, other than the fogging.

The jacket is also a Cannondale product.

I'm just learning the...
12-25-10, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By The Weak Link

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x40/TWLBA/10-69...

http://i180.photobucket.com/albums/x40/TWLBA/10-6905-BLK-FRONT.jpg
It has a front panel that can swing up and down as the circumstances require. It looks like a visor to a medieval helmet. Or...
12-25-10, 06:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,032
Posted By The Weak Link

Christmas ride

So this year for Xmas I got a nice cold weather Cannondale jacket, a medieval balaclava, and some heavy-duty cycling gloves. This afternoon it was a balmy 30F with a wind chill quite a bit lower, so...
12-25-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 459
Posted By The Weak Link

Where do you live?

Where do you live?
12-24-10, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 321
Posted By The Weak Link

I have reason to believe I will receive a...

I have reason to believe I will receive a cycling-specific cold weather jacket tomorrow. Since I picked it out myself. I also bought heavy duty gloves and a medieval balaclava with the intent of...
12-24-10, 07:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 472
Posted By The Weak Link

Congrats and Merry Christmas.

Congrats and Merry Christmas.
12-24-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 417
Posted By The Weak Link

My oh my! Merry Christmas and stay safe out...

My oh my!

Merry Christmas and stay safe out there!
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