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  1. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    This week has the potential to be the longest, ever. I swear to the FSM it should be over already.

    Imma ride my bike to work. 70 damn degrees at the end of November? Climate change, you crazy!
     

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  2. johnbryanpeters

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    Snowing here...
     
  3. canadmos

    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    At work making a mess of things. Whoever worked here before me sure loved zip ties. I've been cutting zip ties off of zip ties.

    But new UPS is up an running, so my life should be a little easier when the power decides to go out again. :)



    Now for the nail biting part. Turning the Nortel phone system back on. Doing a little prayer and have fingers crossed. :rofl::twitch:

    Going riding as soon as I finish up here. woot.
     
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  4. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    oy my shoulders and back are letting me know that they do not like me limbing trees then sawing the branches into small pieces with a hand held pruning saw. At least I will not be doing that today. winds have really kicked up, leaves are blowing down the street and the rain should hit shortly. Methinks the wife has a whole lot of indoor projects for me to get really pissed off doing.
     
  5. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Non-elective holiday weekend call over as of 5 pm yesterday. Elective 5-10 punishment coming up tonight, because that money’s already spent.
     
  6. canadmos

    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Damn there are more cars parked at this trail head, than I've ever seen before.

    Lots of bike racks. These city slickers better be going to correct way on these trails...
     
  7. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    Shut down the freeway.
    You should see the other guys.
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  8. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    ouch, how are you feeling?
     
  9. boostindoubles

    boostindoubles Nacho Libre

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    Playing hide and seek with rugrat. Buying time until i can take the mcleod into the foothills where some trails need the cutz.
     
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  10. canadmos

    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    These Stans Arch rims that came on the Scout are no bueno. Rear rim now has a serious flat spot and you can clearly see the stress marks in the aluminum. Damnit. Maybe if I didn't case every thing they'd be okay. :homer:

    Otherwise, good short, slow and easy ride on some rooty trails today. Challenging conditions, though; some sections of trail was frozen with velcro sounding dirt, but other sections were still wet.
     
  11. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    That yours? Scion xB?

    Light bicycle crabonz.

    I think the kitten just farted while lying next to my head. Bastard.
     
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  12. mandown

    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    A little soreness in my neck. Generally, pretty decent.
    The other cars got pulled away on a flat-bed truck. I'm guessing it was the BMW that hit me, based on the color of the marks on my vehicle. Saw a guy getting a field sobriety test, then later walking with cuffs on. He looked okay, if he was the BMW driver, since I could see the air bags were deployed when that car rolled by on the truck. Not sure about any others. There was another car on the flat bed, but I didn't see anyone else on the roadside. After impact, I was able to safely navigate to the shoulder. Everything else was wadded up far behind me at the center divider.

    The CHP was pretty good about handling my situation. They were fast, and courteous. No complaints from me.
     
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  13. canadmos

    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Shitty... Glad you're mostly okay.
     
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    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    That's my Scion ///xB.
     
  15. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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  16. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Not any more.
     
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  17. 6thElement

    6thElement Turbo Monkey

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    29miles, 4700ft vert, hangry boarding on fungry.
     
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    More trail work, cleared eight or so blowdown clusters. More to go.
     
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  19. KenW449

    KenW449 something stupid

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    15 miles this morning on part of the ATZ. Lots of cars in a small lot.
     
  20. boostindoubles

    boostindoubles Nacho Libre

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    @canadmos I had a hardtail with Arch Ex. It would be noodly by the end of every ride. They were not up to the task
     
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  21. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Eff. My new phone is at the bottom of this lovely bay at San Marco island. :banghead:
    I hated the Pixel anyway. :monkey:
     
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  22. 6thElement

    6thElement Turbo Monkey

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    Dive it now.
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    Just pulled the trigger on a new phone, the lg v30+. Gonna be baddass, but it is coming from S. Korea, so it is gonna be a long and painful wait if they don't send it by air.
    Pretty excited, though.
     
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    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Where did you order it from?
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    eBay, but a seller with something like 30,000 transactions. It is the 128g version for $850. Have you checked out this phone? FLAC files for days!

    The micro sd card is supposed to handle up to 2tb cards, which are probably a few years off anyway...
     
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    rideit Bob the Builder

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    My wife got the new pixel, what didn't you like about it?
     
  27. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    gorgeous Summer day eh? what did you ride?
     
  28. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Slippery as fcuk - even with a thin case - which eventually led to its demise. Camera is worse than Nexus 5X. Larger bezels therefore smaller display than similarly sized 5X. Curved glass == no glass screen protector works without ugly edges.
     
  29. 6thElement

    6thElement Turbo Monkey

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    Chimney
    Belcher
    Half of Mustang
    Maverick
    Longhorn
    Shorthorn
    Longhorn
    Whippletree
    Chimney

    A couple of years since I'd ridden Shorthorn, definitely need to ride it more often.

    Were you skiing?
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    No. I think it's almost as warm in the high country.
     
  31. jstuhlman

    jstuhlman We noticed.

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    :stupid:
     
  33. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    Didn't get to ride huh ?
     
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  34. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Tomorrow's forecast is mostly sunny, 73*, with a strong chance of FTS. I believe I shall take a loooooooong lunch ride up at Deer Crik.
     
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    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    Filed another glorious golden leaf party with @SuboptimusPrime after our rugrats infiltrated the fancy new playground. Finished the evening off with a finger of brown nectar and what appears to be a flaming metal demon wailing on a guitar...for the glory of Santa of course

     
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  36. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    Both kids still sick. At least one of them staying home from daycare tomorrow. Ruined my riding plans for today.
     
  37. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    is this a euphemism?
     
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    Arch EX or MK3?
     
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    jackalope Mental acuity - 1%

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    Fat fingerism...all fixed now. Hope you got to ride your hippie wagon to work and no one dropped an AC off "wing jacks". :thumb:
     
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    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Looks like they say MK3 on the side.