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Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

I got two varieties of pumpkins growing. One is...

I got two varieties of pumpkins growing. One is called Big Max and they're suppose to grow pumpkins up to ~100lbs. And the second was from a pumpkin I collected last year when I was collecting yard...
06-28-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,365
Posted By work4bike

I generally don't see many cyclists stopping for...

I generally don't see many cyclists stopping for stop signs around here, thinking that they have the right-of-way just because they're on a bike. We have a lot of dead cyclists here and I can see...
Forum: Foo
06-26-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

This guy (David the Good) is my gardening and...

This guy (David the Good) is my gardening and compost doppelganger. Too many rules in the gardening/composting world; it's really very simple and inexpensive.
...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

I just picked some bell peppers the other day and...

I just picked some bell peppers the other day and noticed my pepper plants are not handling direct sun very well and I think it's also affecting the peppers. The Florida sun is brutal and shade...
Forum: Foo
06-23-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 656
Posted By work4bike

Training in the heat can be just as or more...

Training in the heat can be just as or more effective as altitude training. I do it every year here in Florida, you really can feel a difference.
...
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By work4bike

Deleted....Double Post....

Deleted....Double Post....
Forum: Foo
06-21-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By work4bike

I'm sorry, I guess I focused on the weeds part of...

I'm sorry, I guess I focused on the weeds part of this thread, not the photo challenge. I'm not interested in the challenge, just weeds:)
Forum: Foo
06-20-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 984
Posted By work4bike

I've ripped up my of my grass and heavily mulched...

I've ripped up my of my grass and heavily mulched the entire yard and the bulk of my plants are actually weeds. If you allow them to grow and observe them, you'll find that they are actually very...
06-19-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By work4bike

We cyclists need to stop pushing so hard for...

We cyclists need to stop pushing so hard for separated cycling paths, if we want to stay on the roads. Here in Jax, Fl, I've noticed that every road that gets reworked has a bike lane installed. This...
06-19-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 540
Posted By work4bike

I'm against "driving licences" for cyclists;...

I'm against "driving licences" for cyclists; however, I find it difficult to defend this position at times when I see how some people riding bikes do totally boneheaded things. Just the other day, I...
05-30-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By work4bike

Went to several LBS yesterday looking for repair...

Went to several LBS yesterday looking for repair parts and some tools. All of them were packed and the mechanics/sales people were busy as hell, which is why I'm not buying a new bike now, instead...
05-30-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,386
Posted By work4bike

Well, it was nice while it lasted...Traffic...

Well, it was nice while it lasted...Traffic around here is starting to really pick up; it took forever for me to get back on the road as I was pulling out the parking lot of my LBS, because of all...
Forum: Foo
05-30-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

Florida's native version of the Pink Rain Lily...

Florida's native version of the Pink Rain Lily grows throughout my yard, despite it being an endangered plant in Florida. It's not endangered because it's a fragile species that is difficult to grow...
Forum: Foo
05-09-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

Common Yellowthroat feeding off insects from...

Common Yellowthroat feeding off insects from under Sunflower leaves; usually these birds are in the thicker foliage, so I can't get such a good look at them, but I got lucky today.
...
Forum: Foo
05-08-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

That's why I do deadlifts and squats as I age...:D

That's why I do deadlifts and squats as I age...:D
Forum: Foo
05-07-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

Indigo Bunting -- I think... ...

Indigo Bunting -- I think...

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Forum: Foo
05-04-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

Downy Woodpecker getting an easy meal from a very...

Downy Woodpecker getting an easy meal from a very non-woody Canna Lily plant.

P.S. I believe it's a Downy Woodpecker and not a Hairy Woodpecker, which looks very similar; however, the H....
Forum: Foo
04-23-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

This is my kind of gardening. Love it!! ...

This is my kind of gardening. Love it!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ii7cR9-FJfY
04-16-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 413
Posted By work4bike

Bike Sales Up During Pandemic

I've noticed on the last couple times I went to walmart that there seems to be more bikes being bought. So I googled it and that seems to be the case.
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04-15-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,129
Posted By work4bike

I'm guessing that many of the larger mountain...

I'm guessing that many of the larger mountain passes may have snow that time of year, or at least worse weather. Anyone know?
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

These things are swift, zipping around ...

These things are swift, zipping around


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Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,210
Posted By work4bike

I grow/garden mostly for the benefit of local...

I grow/garden mostly for the benefit of local wildlife. I've ripped up 95% of the grass in my yard and have replaced it with heavy mulch and plants (mostly native) that produce seeds/berries for...
04-06-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,089
Posted By work4bike

Pretty much everything already mentioned is what...

Pretty much everything already mentioned is what I hate about MUPs. But in addition, I've noticed that the ones I've been on are very narrow and curvy, creating a lot of blind spots, yet many idiots...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 337
Posted By work4bike

$1.54 here in Jax

$1.54 here in Jax
03-23-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,386
Posted By work4bike

I don't believe the virus stays in the air for...

I don't believe the virus stays in the air for "hours"; however, I did see Dr Fauci waffle a little when asked about covid19 existing in aerosol form, based on conflicting studies.

Bottomline, we...
03-23-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,386
Posted By work4bike

It should be noted that the six-foot separation...

It should be noted that the six-foot separation rule isn't applicable to cyclists -- it just won't work with the speed we ride. There are no guidelines for cyclists, that I know of, but I'll continue...
03-19-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 28,386
Posted By work4bike

I'm loving it:thumb: Everyday there are less...

I'm loving it:thumb:

Everyday there are less and less vehicles on the roadways, despite extremely low gas prices; I've seen it as low as $1.70:giver::D
Forum: Foo
01-05-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By work4bike

Everything we do, good or bad, creates problems....

Everything we do, good or bad, creates problems. It seems to be some sort of law or something.
01-02-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,642
Posted By work4bike

I prefer the Idaho Stop Law.

I prefer the Idaho Stop Law.
01-01-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,499
Posted By work4bike

Regardless if it's a large truck or a "Smart...

Regardless if it's a large truck or a "Smart car", I take the lane and get directly behind the vehicle that is turning. I do this to ensure I stay out of their blind side and it also makes it easier...
12-31-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,025
Posted By work4bike

I'm finding that training easy is way more...

I'm finding that training easy is way more beneficial than most know. I started doing this in response to a running injury I was having a very hard time of recovering from; I was almost ready to stop...
12-09-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,473
Posted By work4bike

Weight/strength training with weights is crucial...

Weight/strength training with weights is crucial to me for maintaining good muscular balance. I've been putting in a lot of running miles lately in preparation for a race this coming March, but all...
Forum: Foo
12-04-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 795
Posted By work4bike

Yes, Eurasia, that would make more sense from a...

Yes, Eurasia, that would make more sense from a geographical standard. It goes to show how continents are established by political/cultural paradigms.
Forum: Foo
12-04-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 795
Posted By work4bike

Saying what is a continent and what is not is...

Saying what is a continent and what is not is kind of random. Look at the continents of Europe and Asia. It all looks like one large land mass to me...
11-08-19, 05:18 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 15,746
Posted By work4bike

It'd be kind of funny to have a helmet law for...

It'd be kind of funny to have a helmet law for cyclists here in Florida where motorcyclists don't require a helmet...
Forum: Foo
11-06-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By work4bike

Go to the 25-second point in this video... ...

Go to the 25-second point in this video...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_OUdO2Y_Mm8
11-03-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,581
Posted By work4bike

Well, if it's any consolation...we now have the...

Well, if it's any consolation...we now have the Tour of Saudi Arabia :innocent::D;)
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11-03-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 18,460
Posted By work4bike

I see these bikes zipping around a lot nowadays...

I see these bikes zipping around a lot nowadays -- becoming very popular. I don't mind someone is getting around faster than me on about 1/4 the effort, rather it's the people that (seems like all of...
Forum: Foo
11-01-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,306
Posted By work4bike

Retired military -- free gym access at any...

Retired military -- free gym access at any military facility. It's a nice bike ride to my local gym:)
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 06:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,857
Posted By work4bike

Both my parents were born in 1944 to Fathers who...

Both my parents were born in 1944 to Fathers who were veterans of WWII, before the official start of the BB gen (1946 - 1964). I was born in 1964, my sister a year later. That makes me the only Baby...
09-12-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,103
Posted By work4bike

The author in the OP's link is absolutely...

The author in the OP's link is absolutely correct. I love taking the lane and holding up cars so a pedestrian can cross the street:D
Forum: Foo
09-06-19, 05:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,306
Posted By work4bike

This is the day after Hurricane Dorian passed...

This is the day after Hurricane Dorian passed thru, glad to see they made it


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Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,738
Posted By work4bike

That is a good link!!

That is a good link!!
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,738
Posted By work4bike

Credit Card Debt --- Unbelievable

I heard on the news last night that American's credit card debt increased by 20-billion dollars in the last four months and is nearly a trillion dollars. That's incredible:eek:

Last I heard about...
07-27-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 12,218
Posted By work4bike

But what % in the pro peloton were not doping...

But what % in the pro peloton were not doping during that period?

The TdF never appointed a winner to the Tour during the Lance years....:wtf:
07-25-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,717
Posted By work4bike

I thought I heard Bennett crashed again @ 4k to...

I thought I heard Bennett crashed again @ 4k to go???

I don't think Thomas has the legs to win; he's stronger than JA in the big mountains, but not the other contenders. His acceleration looked...
07-22-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,122
Posted By work4bike

Yes, anything can happen and no one can foretell...

Yes, anything can happen and no one can foretell all the possible misfortunes; however, Caretaker's point still stands, as of now Pinot is the strongest. I don't know if he'll win, but he's...
07-22-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By work4bike

Regardless, the point is that we don't know, as...

Regardless, the point is that we don't know, as of yet, why he pulled out. I've heard of two theories (rumors) so far:

1. He didn't like his TT bike.
2. He didn't want to work for Vincenzo...
07-21-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By work4bike

I saw that episode... To be fair, they...

I saw that episode...

To be fair, they (Lance and George) said this was all a unconfirmed....
07-20-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,578
Posted By work4bike

I would think that if he did just quit, because...

I would think that if he did just quit, because of some argument with management, regardless of particulars, it seems like he should be in some legal trouble with not living up to his contractual...
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