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Forum: Foo
07-05-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Digger Goreman

But, what about the economy?!

PowerNap is an excellent webcomic out of Mexico. Workers are kept at their jobs by ingesting megacorp's pills. What could possibly go wrong?!
http://www.powernapcomic.com
Ch. 10, p. 16
07-05-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 295
Views: 39,133
Posted By Digger Goreman

CliffordK, you had me till...

CliffordK, you had me till "accident"....
Forum: Commuting
07-05-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 387
Posted By Digger Goreman

'95 Trek 800 Sport: started with 1.95, 2.1 just...

'95 Trek 800 Sport: started with 1.95, 2.1 just barely fits with rubbing if mildly deflated. Happily running 1.75, now, and going 1.5 on the next go round. Currently riding smooth and steady :) on...
07-04-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 491
Posted By Digger Goreman

Founded on slavery, genocide and elite...

Founded on slavery, genocide and elite privelege... over 200 years and "we" still haven't evolved.
07-04-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,474
Views: 131,736
Posted By Digger Goreman

My yearly ritual: ...

My yearly ritual:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZAw7wAeKoE&list=OLAK5uy_noN_c09XyWpg3wAQr4Dc7aSsKUeNgcuEQ

Timbuk 3: Edge of Allegiance
07-04-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Digger Goreman

Off the bike, yesterday, taking care of...

Off the bike, yesterday, taking care of honey-do's....

Today, did my regular run to Stone Mountain Village. Red runner, predictably, at Juliette Rd (Romeo, Romeo, where fore art thou, Romeo?...
07-03-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,291
Posted By Digger Goreman

Refugee center in Clarkston had three beaters on...

Refugee center in Clarkston had three beaters on a rack for years. Within the last month, someone(s) stripped every piece that could be sold.... And those really were crappy bikes.
07-01-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Digger Goreman

It's hours past and I am still furious with these...

It's hours past and I am still furious with these ELFIN' CAGERS!!!!!

Gashole Mayor of Clarkston's gangsters driving and parked on the MUP again :(

Then Southern Electric Corporation's HUMONGOUS...
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,113
Posted By Digger Goreman

In my past, I went in and out of credit card debt...

In my past, I went in and out of credit card debt (where I was doing good to pay the interest) twice. Didn't learn my lesson the first time. Also got into student loans....

Been a decade since...
06-28-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 5,353
Posted By Digger Goreman

Today's Atlanta Journal Constitution headline:...

Today's Atlanta Journal Constitution headline: Gov refuses new measures in spite of growing numbers....

Profits over people.... :mad:
06-26-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 9,993
Posted By Digger Goreman

Riding mine nearly every day! 95 Cro-Moly...

Riding mine nearly every day! 95 Cro-Moly strong!!!
06-25-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Digger Goreman

Gas Fumes Cause Aggressive Stupidity?

Tens of thousands, slaughtered on the altar of the ICE, and the cagers roll blissfully on....

Started the morning ride with a McMotorist Combo: N.C. tags, blasted through the red lighted crossing...
06-20-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Digger Goreman

Hey, Hondo! The things I see, daily, would turn a...

Hey, Hondo! The things I see, daily, would turn a skunk albino! :eek:
Forum: Touring
06-18-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By Digger Goreman

Depending on size, throw a plastic...

Depending on size, throw a plastic grocery/shopping bag over them (of a large enough size) to tie off in the back/bottom.

Looks are secondary....
06-17-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Digger Goreman

Ah, merci! Mods, could you move me there,...

Ah, merci!

Mods, could you move me there, please? :)
Forum: Southeast
06-15-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 324
Posted By Digger Goreman

It's a mixed bag.... Lotta distracted, self...

It's a mixed bag.... Lotta distracted, self absorbed egos behind the wheel *sigh*....
06-13-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,497
Posted By Digger Goreman

This is what I did with an old mtb. ...

This is what I did with an old mtb.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x960/touring_fea8b8b384e4e64f697b638a29a718747175d6e6.jpg
(Bags have been swapped and low rider tilt...
06-13-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,241
Posted By Digger Goreman

Driver behavior, in the U.S. follows closely the...

Driver behavior, in the U.S. follows closely the culture of "American Exceptionalism" aka, "The American Dream": the "I've got mine" (often pretentiously un-earned) vs (in their minds) you poor...
06-11-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,241
Posted By Digger Goreman

Cagers and their cages are inseperable....

Cagers and their cages are inseperable. Reductionist reasoning is just a red herring.
06-09-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,515
Posted By Digger Goreman

DG's blog: Tales from the Trails, MUP PErpaTratorS

Ah, the evil MUPPETS... sometimes on foot, occasionally on two wheels, most often on four, plus.... Chronicalling the scofflaws that inhabit/cross the Stone Mountain Trail from North Decatur to Stone...
06-09-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By Digger Goreman

I keep a pair of those in my seat bag in case my...

I keep a pair of those in my seat bag in case my only option is a presta tube :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,502
Posted By Digger Goreman

So there I was... about one year ago, looking for...

So there I was... about one year ago, looking for a better route back from the Hard to Recycle Center in Atlanta. Instead of over the huge hill, started through Grant Park. Quickly came to barriers...
Forum: Touring
06-02-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,450
Posted By Digger Goreman

The ammonia is supposed to be for bears and...

The ammonia is supposed to be for bears and snakes, in an internet article. I wouldn't want it near the tent either.
Forum: Touring
06-01-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,199
Posted By Digger Goreman

Here is the bike now. Bags are much better and...

Here is the bike now. Bags are much better and ride extremely well :)
06-01-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 688
Posted By Digger Goreman

I can hear Steven Tyler singing: "Eat the rich!...

I can hear Steven Tyler singing: "Eat the rich! There's only one thing they're really good for!!!"

Elf that one percenter :bike:
Forum: Touring
05-27-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,758
Posted By Digger Goreman

Former mup standard line: "Passing on your left!"...

Former mup standard line: "Passing on your left!"

New line: "Sir, I really can't tell which side you're on!"

More and more, I am giving a double toot of my Airzound from a moderate distance (so...
05-23-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 602
Posted By Digger Goreman

Been there, done that, good soldier, honorable...

Been there, done that, good soldier, honorable discharge, know and understand the reality. General Butler is spot on and nothing has changed:
War is a Racket
We've all been used and abused, even...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 01:05 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,403
Posted By Digger Goreman

Topeak medium aero wedge: 2x tubes, levers, mini...

Topeak medium aero wedge: 2x tubes, levers, mini tool, pliers, small pouch with extra allens, screw driver and foreceps, small container of wire caps, links and tube adapters, i.d. x2, credit card...
05-22-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,302
Posted By Digger Goreman

Seen enough traffic violations to wallpaper the...

Seen enough traffic violations to wallpaper the Smithsonian museum.... :notamused:

Witnessed a snatch and run at a Kroger, got descrips and license #.... Manager DID NOT want the info :twitchy:
...
05-21-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,109
Posted By Digger Goreman

And it's STILL ****-cretinous parking across the...

And it's STILL ****-cretinous parking across the MUP! Fired off emails to the cities of Tucker and Stone Mountain today. I will call UCIS (think that's it, written down somewhere) tomorrow. All...
05-20-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,350
Posted By Digger Goreman

We are traffic and traffic takes the lane....

We are traffic and traffic takes the lane. Passing in opposing lane when safe. Motorcycles found out the hard way. We should emulate....

The "magic protective paint" of the fog line/bike lane must...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,543
Posted By Digger Goreman

I never feel let down as I am doing my biking...

I never feel let down as I am doing my biking equivalent to "namaste": recognizing the humanity in each person I nod to or wave at....
Forum: Touring
05-18-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,082
Posted By Digger Goreman

Do talk to her. Easy scenario: "Can we make our...

Do talk to her. Easy scenario: "Can we make our next date a camping date, you choose site? Bonus points if we can get there by bike!"

That puts the ball in her half of the court and under her...
Forum: Foo
05-17-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 796
Posted By Digger Goreman

Come to my apt complex when the professionals...

Come to my apt complex when the professionals "rearrange the dust"

Grosse bordel!
05-15-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 781
Posted By Digger Goreman

Hopefully you, at least mean well.... ...

Hopefully you, at least mean well....

However, from the 4 wheeled foolishness I have seen since returning to cycling in 2014, it's time to stop wringing our hands and acting like the weak sisters...
05-14-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 56,824
Views: 8,171,430
Posted By Digger Goreman

Cannondale Panniers

Auction on Shopgoodwill.com (https://www.shopgoodwill.com/Item/93170965)
05-14-20, 05:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,172
Posted By Digger Goreman

After warping a standard Trek rear rim at 255lbs,...

After warping a standard Trek rear rim at 255lbs, bought a set of Rhyno Lites off fleabay, 36h, and have occasionally hit hard potholes without damage (bloody well NOT intentional). Reviewers called...
05-12-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,924
Posted By Digger Goreman

1995 Trek 800 Sport: warped the original rear rim...

1995 Trek 800 Sport: warped the original rear rim when I was 255lbs. Replaced with a pair of Sun Rhyno Lites and still riding them over 5 years later (but now under 175lbs).
05-08-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Digger Goreman

I'll second about the rims/wheels. At 255lbs, I...

I'll second about the rims/wheels. At 255lbs, I warped the rear rim on a used 95 Trek 800 Sport (entry level, rigid mtb). Found a pair of Sun Rhyno Lite rims on ebay.... Bomb proof, as one of the...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Digger Goreman

I have the Ergon GP2 and they are flat feakin...

I have the Ergon GP2 and they are flat feakin AWESOME! Excellent wrist support and additional positioning helps :)
To remove old grips: take your thinnest allen wrench and, if you need the assist,...
05-05-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,911
Posted By Digger Goreman

:DAwwww, poor carnivores:D Time to veg-up!...

:DAwwww, poor carnivores:D

Time to veg-up! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 12,877
Posted By Digger Goreman

I give priority to water in bottle cages, as...

I give priority to water in bottle cages, as well. Between, eventually, a regular 800ml bottle and three 1.1 liter bottles (one in the triangle and two attached to the front rack). I am quite happy...
05-05-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,109
Posted By Digger Goreman

Airzound for the win!!! Gotta get them outta...

Airzound for the win!!! Gotta get them outta their (unaware) zone.
05-04-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By Digger Goreman

Yes, true, but I have a nearly infinite supply...

Yes, true, but I have a nearly infinite supply from a tube that couldn't be patched. Time and effort are never wasted keeping useful items out of the landfill :D
05-03-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 643
Posted By Digger Goreman

I have a Rema kit, but keep the patches for on...

I have a Rema kit, but keep the patches for on the road emergency repair (also carry two tubes). I cut an old tube and use the de-vulcanizing fluid. Excellent repairs :)
Forum: Touring
05-03-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,216
Posted By Digger Goreman

I did my first pannier test run by getting a 24...

I did my first pannier test run by getting a 24 case of half liter water bottles (needed at home) splitting the weight between front and back (14/10) and riding back about 20 miles. Darned...
05-02-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,195
Posted By Digger Goreman

Only partial memory of childhood bike is...

Only partial memory of childhood bike is something with a banana seat and sissy bar.... Didn't bike (sadly) between ages of 15-52. So my gateway is the one I've piloted for the past 7 years:
...
05-01-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By Digger Goreman

There is no difference....

There is no difference....
04-30-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 942
Posted By Digger Goreman

We (US) could learn much from France and the...

We (US) could learn much from France and the world. Co-operation over competition! :thumb:
04-28-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,535
Posted By Digger Goreman

... Annnddd the FOX channel church chimes in...

... Annnddd the FOX channel church chimes in again.... :rolleyes:
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