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Old 04-02-18, 09:16 AM
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I got into a 2 man break last lap of a 5 lap circuit race and we only got caught in the final sprint, but I got my first 3/4 podium. Longest 9 minutes of my life.

I also lost to a dude with no socks
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Old 04-02-18, 11:25 AM
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Are you a male? If so just lift up one of the legs and you're good to go.
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Old 04-02-18, 11:40 AM
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sorry, that was probably uncouth of me
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He's right, though. You just roll up one leg of your shorts. It's amazing how much lycra can stretch.
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Old 04-03-18, 09:57 AM
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45 min EZ ride on the Wabi through the 'hood in the AM, and I'm stoked for opening night at the track this evening! Double fixie day = +10 SS/FG life points.
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sorry, that was probably uncouth of me
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He's right, though. You just roll up one leg of your shorts. It's amazing how much lycra can stretch.
I'll have to try this out.
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45 min EZ ride on the Wabi through the 'hood in the AM, and I'm stoked for opening night at the track this evening! Double fixie day = +10 SS/FG life points.
Can we see some pics of the bike? It's lime green, right?

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Old 04-04-18, 11:24 AM
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Sure. I suck at taking pictures and I'm really lazy about it but I'll try to get some up soon
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Cool. I'm thinking about going with a turquoise wabi classic, but seeing a lime one might change my mind.

Today I rode 13.7 mi on the trainer at an average speed of 24.8 mph and max speed of 70.7 mph.

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Today I need new arm warmers.

It got hot this past weekend and I ditched my really nice Craft Weather arm warmers behind one of those grey electrical boxes on the side of a parking lot at the Methodist church and promptly forgot about them.

Well, the good Methodists thought it was time to cut the grass. I went to retrieve them today and one of them is shredded. The other is perfect but really, what the heck am I going to do with one arm warmer?


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Today I need new arm warmers.

It got hot this past weekend and I ditched my really nice Craft Weather arm warmers behind one of those grey electrical boxes on the side of a parking lot at the Methodist church and promptly forgot about them.

Well, the good Methodists thought it was time to cut the grass. I went to retrieve them today and one of them is shredded. The other is perfect but really, what the heck am I going to do with one arm warmer?


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Have you considered cutting off the other arm? That seems easiest.
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Have you considered cutting off the other arm? That seems easiest.
That is an excellent idea. I can do it cheap only 10 dollars and very hygienic, I bought all the tools sterilized for your comfort. You can even take home the arm in a to go bag and with a Pizza Hut nearby you can pick up some ice for it to keep it extra fresh.
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Have you considered cutting off the other arm? That seems easiest.
I knew that was coming.

Actually, I rode with the surviving arm warmer tonight. I just switched back and forth whenever one arm got cold.

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I knew that was coming.
Sorry, after reading that other thread I couldn't help it.
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Well it looks like I'm done with welding and onto a new career path, more lucrative in the long run and more time to pursue personal interests. I should ride more now and lose the fat ass.
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Signed up and completed ny first day of Judo training. I think I'm going to wake up broken in the morning.
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Today I did 30 miles on the cross bike including about 10 miles of single track.

Today I posted/looked at BF for the first time in two months.
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Did 20 miles today. Headwinds made the loop I was doing a huge pain on one side, but I was flying on the other. Put in a good 30 miles yesterday as well. Good to be getting on the road again after a rough couple weeks.
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Today I rode to the group ride.

73 miles @ 17.5 MPH for the day.

The actual group ride was 40 miles @ 20.4 MPH.

Pretty tired right now.


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Today I used some hockey tape to get better grip on some of my tools. Now I know which gun contains which grease without wasting a test squirt.

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That gives me an idea for fun mustard and ketchup dispensers.

I wonder if they are food safe.


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That gives me an idea for fun mustard and ketchup dispensers.

I wonder if they are food safe.


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If you do this, you have to put mustard in the red one and ketchup in the yellow to mess with guests.
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That gives me an idea for fun mustard and ketchup dispensers.

I wonder if they are food safe.


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Um, yeah, definitely no.

Wouldn't work anyway because catsup and mustard are too thin create a vacuum seal between the follower and the canister wall. Mayo might work though.
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