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Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,674
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I was thoroughly smitten by Elizabeth Montgomery...

I was thoroughly smitten by Elizabeth Montgomery aka “Sam.”

Never understood why Darrin wouldn’t let her be her true self.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 06:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,527
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Ah, an obscure reference to Breaking Away...I...

Ah, an obscure reference to Breaking Away...I like it.
05-30-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

It depends. I have a Cannondale F400...

It depends.

I have a Cannondale F400 aluminum frame mountain bike. I love that bike and wouldn’t trade it for a CF mountain bike.

I have two Colnago CF bikes. I love those bikes. I wouldn’t...
05-27-19, 01:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,443
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

At the Hotel California you can check out any...

At the Hotel California you can check out any time you want, but you can never leave...
05-26-19, 08:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,443
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Just exactly what is a neutrino’s half life? And...

Just exactly what is a neutrino’s half life? And doesn’t that potentially go on for a very long time? Half, then half of half, then half of a quarter, and on and on.

Just saying...
05-24-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,937
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I am a Type2 diabetic. I was diagnosed with...

I am a Type2 diabetic. I was diagnosed with diabetes 30 years ago and, much to my regret, I did not take my diagnosis seriously until the last ten years. As a consequence my coronary arteries are in...
05-24-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 7,882
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The OP is trying to start a conversation and you...

The OP is trying to start a conversation and you mock him.

So now we are into victim blaming and victim shaming? So by extension, a woman who wears a short skirt or tight shorts is just asking to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,656
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

What this guy says...he is a complete beast up...

What this guy says...he is a complete beast up GMR. I know, I was riding hard just trying to keep within sight of him, up and down. :thumb:
05-23-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,040
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

**** :popcorn

**** :popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,497
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Heart issues, even for young people, could turn...

Heart issues, even for young people, could turn into something more serious.

Better to catch it early.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,497
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Consult a professional...such as a cardiologist. ...

Consult a professional...such as a cardiologist.

Good luck to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,721
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Limos for the rich and taxpayer-paid gas guzzling...

Limos for the rich and taxpayer-paid gas guzzling SUVs for the fat arsed legislators...all the while they lecture us on conservation and global warming. :notamused:
05-18-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,402
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

joesch those are great pictures. I love...

joesch those are great pictures.

I love those blue Colnagos. Team Novo Nordisk is near and dear to my heart. The riders in the team all have diabetes, as I do. Today I rode portions of Stage 5. I...
05-16-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,402
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Today I rode out to Carpinteria and Highway 192...

Today I rode out to Carpinteria and Highway 192 to see the Tour.

In spite of a night, and morning, of rains, the sky cleared and big, fluffy white clouds sailed against the backdrop of a bright...
05-16-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 13,751
Views: 1,204,546
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Last night (May 15) did our local Ride of...

Last night (May 15) did our local Ride of Silence. It is an amazing feeling to ride the course, in silence and in fellowship with other like-minded riders, to remember our brothers and sisters who...
05-14-19, 11:22 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,402
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Good grief man, you couldn’t reschedule? I...

Good grief man, you couldn’t reschedule?

I find your lack of commitment disturbing. :roflmao2:
05-13-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,549
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Really? Cycling has been a sport since...

Really?

Cycling has been a sport since nearly Day One.

The beauty of cycling is that there is something for everybody.
05-13-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,533
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Huge waste of money? Really? I own and...

Huge waste of money?

Really?

I own and ride expensive bikes. I am old, slow, I am diabetic, have asthma and I have seven coronary stents to keep my damaged coronary arteries open.

I ride...
05-05-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,188
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I am glad that your friend is showing signs of...

I am glad that your friend is showing signs of improvement. Will continue to pray for him.

As a prosecutor I can tell you that there is still a long road ahead before getting a successful...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,902
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Going up Encinal Canyon Road, on my way to a 50...

Going up Encinal Canyon Road, on my way to a 50 miles, 3,600 feet of climbing day. Fun times. :thumb:

BTW, the Painted Lady butterflies were back and swarming. It was good to have them as part of...
05-02-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

The outline of the Reagan Presidential Library is...

The outline of the Reagan Presidential Library is seen to the right. The former Air Force One is housed there.
...
05-02-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,979
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Plus je connais les hommes, plus j aime les...

Plus je connais les hommes, plus j aime les chiens.

In other words, the more I know men, the more I love dogs; especially my dogs. :)
...
04-29-19, 10:28 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,439
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I was riding, alone, around the local...

I was riding, alone, around the local backcountry, when I came upon a vulture protectively guarding some road kill. At first I thought nothing of it. I often come across crows dining on road kill and...
04-28-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,521
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I am 63 yo. The older I get the more tolerant I...

I am 63 yo. The older I get the more tolerant I become. I guess I just want people to be patient and tolerant with me when I finally become a blathering and dithering old fool...
04-28-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,521
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

That’s funny. I have a friend like that, he...

That’s funny.

I have a friend like that, he is a serial-asker (is that even a term?). He is a nice guy, just likes to ask questions, like a little kid.

I just shrug my shoulders and answer...
04-28-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,521
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Sometimes it is better to check with your mates...

Sometimes it is better to check with your mates and get a conversation going. Google is not always the final, or most accurate, authority.
04-27-19, 11:33 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,340
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Avoid trailer parks.

Avoid trailer parks.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,736
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I recently shifted to a Prologo Dimension saddle....

I recently shifted to a Prologo Dimension saddle. It is one of the new shorty styled saddles that were recently introduced in the peloton.

After several hundred miles there is no more numbness on...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,736
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Congrats on your new family addition. :thumb: ...

Congrats on your new family addition. :thumb:

I still can’t get used to the look of that saddle, however.
04-26-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,591
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

It is OK to long for the aesthetics of the past....

It is OK to long for the aesthetics of the past. There is, however, a great deal to be said for the functionality, performance and yes, even beauty of the new.

My 1989 Bottecchia was originally...
04-26-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,591
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

botty kayer, nice Bottecchia. :thumb:

botty kayer, nice Bottecchia. :thumb:
04-23-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 546
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Nice catch, enjoy it. :thumb:

Nice catch, enjoy it. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
04-12-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 272,807
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

By Bodega Bay...the allure of the California...

By Bodega Bay...the allure of the California coast is hard to resist. America’s last frontier. :love:
...
Forum: Foo
04-12-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 272,807
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

PCH...in So.Cal. ...

PCH...in So.Cal.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/6a9742b1_e0fc_412f_8feb_f3e5d75ba0e8_60814613b7dc356a15962e8f1a62c096c8d9eadd.jpeg
04-07-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,342
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I ride through rural, farmland. Swallowing and...

I ride through rural, farmland. Swallowing and eating bugs is part of the ritual. :thumb:
02-20-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,053
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I have shared my home with many different breeds...

I have shared my home with many different breeds of dogs, including Chow-chows, Akitas, German Shepherds and plain, old loveable mutts.

To date, the smartest dog I’ve ever shared a home with was...
02-10-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,293
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

I second that. :thumb:

I second that. :thumb:
02-10-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,293
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

You made me smile and you made me cry with your...

You made me smile and you made me cry with your story. Dogs are special. Thank you.
...
02-12-18, 09:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,469
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

In the Nanny State, aka Jerry’s Kalifornia, such...

In the Nanny State, aka Jerry’s Kalifornia, such a measure has a high likelihood of passing.
02-12-18, 08:04 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,469
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

He WILL get released. Even IF he is convicted of...

He WILL get released. Even IF he is convicted of a felony and sent to state prison, he will soon be released to a community near you for what is euphemistically referred to as PROS, Post Release...
05-08-14, 08:15 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,767
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Lemond and his Bottecchia have nothing on me and...

Lemond and his Bottecchia have nothing on me and my Bottecchia. :D
12-18-10, 11:55 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 101,750
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

On my dear Lord...I am in love. You don't...

On my dear Lord...I am in love. You don't actually take that bike out for a ride on teh streets, do you.

I have to get me a set of those wheels and hubs.
12-17-10, 11:29 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 101,750
Posted By eja_ bottecchia

Il mio amore allineare della bella bicicletta italiana

http://i956.photobucket.com/albums/ae45/1_bottecchia/bottecchia_campy/bottecchia_102410_full_driveside.jpg
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