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08-27-07, 09:27 PM
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Posted By 6bikes

I think I'm going to agree on that, for now. :D

I think I'm going to agree on that, for now. :D
08-27-07, 09:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

Thanks, it will probably be hard for just a few...

Thanks, it will probably be hard for just a few weeks while I get past the saddle soreness. I think I have been in a similar dilema, being that I have 10 miles of pavement to town where I prefer the...
08-27-07, 09:14 PM
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Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

I apreciate this kind of advice. Yes, I think in...

I apreciate this kind of advice. Yes, I think in the past I was a real pusher, though I can't ever really remember pushing myself past 75 percent. In the last year and a half, since the dog came into...
08-27-07, 08:59 PM
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Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

You bet! And, in a year from now, I'll dig this...

You bet! And, in a year from now, I'll dig this thread out of the archives, and I'll have a celebration ! :beer:
08-27-07, 08:54 PM
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Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

I was expecting the tough love, I mean, what else...

I was expecting the tough love, I mean, what else would I expect? It helps just to state my case, let it be put down, and then use it as a starting point. I've read how so many of you have done great...
08-27-07, 05:43 PM
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Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

I know this sounds like I'm pouting, but it's...

I know this sounds like I'm pouting, but it's sometimes a lonely thing having once been really fit, and letting yourself go to where all your old athletic friends don't want to hang with you anymore....
08-27-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

The block is 23 miles, if I ride out only 1.5 ...

The block is 23 miles, if I ride out only 1.5 miles, I've got a hellacious climb of about 700 ft elevation, it seems. I swear, it's almost a prison being out of shape on top of a steep mtn. But...
08-27-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 857
Posted By 6bikes

I just can't seem to get on the bike...

I know this may sound pathetic, especially on this forum, but I just can't find the motivation to get on that first ride. I have a whole regimen planned, but it just seems too much right now (and...
08-25-07, 07:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By 6bikes

I'm so glad I crashed the 50's party, such...

I'm so glad I crashed the 50's party, such personality!!!! :roflmao:
08-25-07, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By 6bikes

I have a few different size bearings in my old...

I have a few different size bearings in my old "Spice Island" jars.... 3/16...1/4 ....etc....

I kind of like the look of kitchen/bikeshop hybrid....
08-25-07, 07:18 AM
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Views: 691
Posted By 6bikes

Disc rotors, then MM, would be the same as...

Disc rotors, then MM, would be the same as chainrings, as a 'trivet' is a very technical term for 'hot pad' ;)

I dig those cog cassette candles!!!!
08-25-07, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 883
Posted By 6bikes

I've mentioned on another thread how I sometimes...

I've mentioned on another thread how I sometimes carry my backpack coffee making schwagg in my panniers on my sport rides, just in case that perfect vista point, and perhaps even nice company...
08-25-07, 06:55 AM
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Views: 883
Posted By 6bikes

I *personally* am not apt to care for the idea...

I *personally* am not apt to care for the idea of ruining a perfectly nice desert with an after-school snack of beer. ;)
08-25-07, 06:53 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 883
Posted By 6bikes

I know, I understand. And so kidz, we need all...

I know, I understand. And so kidz, we need all the moral support we can get. :D
08-25-07, 06:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 549
Posted By 6bikes

I thought, of course, what else at 5:50 am , that...

I thought, of course, what else at 5:50 am , that he was one of those wine "tasters" we see around here all the time. Sort of like a Bicycling version of Sideways....
08-24-07, 10:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 883
Posted By 6bikes

You could probably actually do a beer version of...

You could probably actually do a beer version of a cream pie... made of course, with low or nonfat milk. Topped with some kind of lowfat whipped something... or something else.
08-24-07, 10:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 883
Posted By 6bikes

Yeah, kidz! Card, a Guiness Sorbet sounds great,...

Yeah, kidz! Card, a Guiness Sorbet sounds great, but I've found that alchohol has a difficult time freezing, but drizzled over another base sorbet, might be great. But Ben & Jerry's make a most...
08-24-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By 6bikes

Chainrings make great trivets...

I have a few fun ideas for bike parts in the kitchen: trivets made of chainrings, a papertowel holder from a cinelli handlebar with a wooden dowel , ball bearings as 'pie weights' , etc. Any ideas...
08-24-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 883
Posted By 6bikes

Seriously kids.... how about a Guinness...

Seriously kids.... how about a Guinness Cheesecake? Lets talk about recipes?
08-24-07, 09:22 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,378
Posted By 6bikes

I collected all 6 when I was single. ;) Now, if...

I collected all 6 when I was single. ;) Now, if I really wanted to push it, I'd try to rationalize having a custom bike built !
08-24-07, 07:43 PM
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Views: 3,378
Posted By 6bikes

I suggest changing your angle a little bit. It's...

I suggest changing your angle a little bit. It's not a matter of need, is it, but a matter of want? If you approach her, asking her first what she might *want* for herself, and after listening...
08-24-07, 05:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Thanks Colleen ! You're right, I can find a...

Thanks Colleen ! You're right, I can find a whole new level of prime !
08-24-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

I can do blueberry too. In the mean time, I'll...

I can do blueberry too. In the mean time, I'll ponder the Roadie meaning AtATurks.

::scratches head ::
08-24-07, 04:09 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Um....

Um....
08-24-07, 04:09 PM
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Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Home-made in fact with flecks of vanilla bean!

Home-made in fact with flecks of vanilla bean!
08-24-07, 03:50 PM
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Views: 1,249
Posted By 6bikes

Dear All Ears, Maybe now it's time to train into...

Dear All Ears, Maybe now it's time to train into the next warp speed, so that you're riding faster than they have the breath to spare for useless conversation. Just gradually step it up... until the...
08-24-07, 03:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,005
Posted By 6bikes

Nifty indeed! I am going to be the first person...

Nifty indeed! I am going to be the first person to design spd wooden clogs. I've already (unintentionally)tested them out on a very rocky singletrack even (called "rough go" trail) and clogs seem...
08-24-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

So, for the LowRiders club, lets have jerseys...

So, for the LowRiders club, lets have jerseys made , and put together a jingle to the tune of "Low Riders" .... ?
08-24-07, 03:22 PM
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Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

That'd be great! With wooden rims to boot!

That'd be great! With wooden rims to boot!
08-24-07, 03:20 PM
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Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

And instead of a stop watch, we can use one of...

And instead of a stop watch, we can use one of those egg timers with the sand. We merely compare grains of sand to see who wins!
08-24-07, 03:16 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Well, I have a steel bike, so to make up for the...

Well, I have a steel bike, so to make up for the difference in age not quite making the standard here, I hope the difference that my bike weighs, is fair enough?
08-24-07, 03:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Thanks. I want to grow up to be just like you...

Thanks. I want to grow up to be just like you kids here. :D
08-24-07, 03:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

I'm thinking that's why the BobTrailer was...

I'm thinking that's why the BobTrailer was invented?
08-24-07, 03:09 PM
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Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Okay, I'll do whatever it takes!

Okay, I'll do whatever it takes!
08-24-07, 03:08 PM
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Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Um.... um....

Um.... um....
08-24-07, 03:07 PM
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Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Well RIGHT ON Tom ! We can figure out just how...

Well RIGHT ON Tom ! We can figure out just how to make a competition of this. Hmmm... wind sprints could prove entertaining. I'll be sure to bring my knitting... :D
08-24-07, 03:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

Seems like the bike riding may be the easy part,...

Seems like the bike riding may be the easy part, the real challenge will be to keep up with the keen wit and smarts you kids have.
08-24-07, 03:03 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

SnaveBob~ OH306 requested blueberry.... but...

SnaveBob~ OH306 requested blueberry.... but apple is my specialty.

Stapfam ~ I will train hard, and hopefully then I'll be able to ride half of my age.... oy.
08-24-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

ps. oh... and I keep chocolate in my panniers as...

ps. oh... and I keep chocolate in my panniers as well, enough to share.
08-24-07, 02:51 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

I've got a nice cup of coffee, which I can make...

I've got a nice cup of coffee, which I can make for anybody , given that I keep a backpack stove, and coffee schwagg in my panniers at all times (as well as a pair of glasses! ) . I am going to start...
08-24-07, 02:34 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,282
Posted By 6bikes

I'm going to crash yer 50's party ;-)

.... If there were a 45+ forum category , I'd be posting on it, but there's not.(I'm really 45.5) So, I hope it's okay if I sandbag with you kids here? I just introduced myself the other day on the...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,195
Posted By 6bikes

I use to post quite a bit on Bikespeak, back when...

I use to post quite a bit on Bikespeak, back when it was sort of new, before there was a whole commuter section. ( I wonder if there's any old posters from the old days, who migrated over here?) I...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 03:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

It's not like I'm entirely unsympathetic to the...

It's not like I'm entirely unsympathetic to the whole rant. I did in fact , live car free a couple of years in my mid twenties. I really am aligned with the goal to be Car Lite... and get involved...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

You're right! Anyway, I remember when I was 30...

You're right! Anyway, I remember when I was 30 , I was getting in bad shape again (no exercize), and then I joined a bike club, and trained a lot , and moved up on the mtn, and was in the best...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,103
Posted By 6bikes

In my perfect pannier set up, other than the...

In my perfect pannier set up, other than the usual fix/flat stuff & basic tools, I tend to be borderline ridiculous in my thinking... for the fun rides especially. Can't live without coffee making...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

I just might, once I bolster myself a bit. As...

I just might, once I bolster myself a bit. As long as I live where I'm living, I could never be car free, so I kinda wonder what's the point of being a hypocrate and posting there/ unless the...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 08:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

I happen to think those who conquer the routine,...

I happen to think those who conquer the routine, and set an example to all those caught in rush hour, while merrilly peddling their way , in all weather >> is completely inconsequencial to the...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

Thank you, I most surely will pick all of your...

Thank you, I most surely will pick all of your collective brains, as well as vent my own angst over the adjustments. Just for the record, I *use* to bike commute this mountain, even at night, ...
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 08:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

I know, it just makes sense to ride.

I know, it just makes sense to ride.
Forum: Commuting
08-23-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,694
Posted By 6bikes

I'll take your word for it, since you use both. ...

I'll take your word for it, since you use both. I've also decided front and rear panniers would be more versatile. Thanks.

ps. never had a bungee get caught in my cogs, but have much more...
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