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Old 08-21-10, 09:13 PM
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Good luck to you, Connell. How about you stay at home tomorrow?
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Old 08-21-10, 10:03 PM
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"I don't remember the road being this bad last time I was on it."
"When was that?"
"Summer of 1985, I think."
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Old 08-23-10, 01:34 AM
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"I've hit 100km today, who cares if there's still 8 hours of sunlight left and I feel could ride another fifty? I've gotta find a good campsite!"

"There'll be water between this town and that one."

"I must be coming up to the crest of this hill..."

"I don't need a chain whip, casette tools, or extra spokes."

"Hmm, 245 pounds of me, 40 pounds of gear. I sure hope 32 spoke wheels cut it."

"I can stop pedaling for a second or two on this incline, I'll only lose a little momentum."

"I really should have filled my tires before leaving with the floor pump (I say 175km from home.)"

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Old 08-23-10, 02:51 AM
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"Those black clouds will pass us by."

"We don't need to stop now. There's a small country store 20 or 30 kilometres down the road. Of course it'll be open when we get there."

"These tires are good for another 1,000 kilometres."

"Don't worry. We're on the right road."
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Old 08-23-10, 02:58 AM
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Old 08-23-10, 03:24 AM
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Old 08-23-10, 03:50 AM
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"Oh crap, we'll miss the ferry to the next island (where our campsite is). Barring any mechanical problems, we'll make it though."

5 kilometres later: "Oh crap, we'll miss the ferry to the next island (where our campsite is). I better patch this flat real quick and do a double check on it at camp."

Further 5 kms later, with 800 meters left to the ferry: "Oh crap, we'll miss the ferry to the next island (where our campsite is). Can you walk the fully loaded bike with the badly patched flat tyre to the ferry in about 2 minutes?"

We did catch the ferry.

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Old 08-23-10, 07:35 AM
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Gee dear, glad to see you finally gave up cross-chaining.
Its just a short detour DOWNHILL
Just use duct tape
The gauge on that service station air line looks pretty accurate
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Old 08-23-10, 07:51 AM
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I'll stop for food in the next town. There's only one store so it's probably be open... even on sunday.
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Old 08-23-10, 09:14 AM
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These are great tires, cost me X+1, so I don't need to bring a spare.
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Old 08-23-10, 09:56 AM
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11. The road was just paved, but I am pretty sure asphalt dries quickly.

12. The pannier is fine; such a small tear in the fabric!

13. What a beautiful little creek. Let's ride across!

14. Just a sec, I wanna fix this.

15. The chain oil leaked in the pannier and soaked the food, but the oil washes off.

16. What kind of wimp needs a mudguard?

17. The benefits of wearing a helmet are overstated.
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Old 08-23-10, 10:28 AM
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I'll be home tomorrow.
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Old 08-23-10, 11:14 AM
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I'l give this bolt one more tug, for good measure...<snap>
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Old 08-23-10, 11:28 AM
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"It's only 35 miles. How long can it take?"
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Old 08-24-10, 04:46 PM
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....................I'll make up the distance tomorrow.
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Old 08-24-10, 05:34 PM
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Originally Posted by mrpincher View Post
....................I'll make up the distance tomorrow.
I believe you are the winner.
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Old 08-25-10, 08:59 AM
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Don't worry, that light at the bottom of the hill will turn green long before we get there...
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Old 08-25-10, 12:13 PM
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weather man said it wont rain today...
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Old 08-25-10, 06:59 PM
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I'll change my break pads at the bottom of the next hill
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Old 08-25-10, 07:43 PM
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I tightened that front skewer, I am sure of it!
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Old 08-25-10, 07:51 PM
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I know this is the men's shower. I remember seeing the sign in the daylight.
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Old 08-26-10, 09:20 AM
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I wanna get an early start tomorrow...
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Old 08-26-10, 01:30 PM
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I'll put the sunscreen on at the next stop.

Said before managing to burn my knees on my 'bent so badly that I could barely walk for the rest of the trip (fortunately pedalling was okay)
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Old 08-26-10, 03:19 PM
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The gas canister on my stove feels full enough to last 'till I get home. No need to buy another. That'll just be extra weight.
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Old 08-26-10, 08:12 PM
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It's just a little farther...

Thanks for the thread Connell. I need to laugh like that. Life has been off the charts stressful the last couple of months and there hasn't been a light at the end of the tunnel yet. I can see it now.
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