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  1. Quo Fan

    Quo Fan don't make me kick your ass

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    Morning monkeys!

    Up early because I have to be onsite at 7am.

    Be safe out there.
     
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  2. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Weekend was too busy and too short.
     
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  3. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    Carbon Covert or SB-66C?





    I have 6 days left on this rotation.
     
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  4. ICEBALL585

    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    Morning.

    It's only Wednesday. Meh.

    That is all.
     
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  5. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    Helllllooooooo, MONKEYS! Knee recovery begins today. Thanks to everyone who offered kind words yesterday, and to all those who didn't, well HMPH.
     
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  6. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Good morning, dammit.

    My stupid god#$% CO2 sensors chirping all over the house this morning, waking me up thinking there is a problem but it's only the batteries needing to be replaced. So I go around, pull all of them, only to find it's the stupid god@#$% smoke detector up in the vaulted ceiling for which I have no ladder to reach.


    DaPeach: SB66C
    Stoney has an SB and Full Trucker has the plastic, er 'C' version, they're very dialed frames.
     
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  7. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    Consider these my kind words!

    Are you back to work today?
     
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  8. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    :clapping: Enjoy your PT!
     
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  9. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    LOL no. Not until the 19th, and then for two more weeks it'll be half days or whatever my discomfort threshold is. That said, the first thing I did this morning after working my way out of bed was check and reply to some work e-mail.

    I am in a fair bit of pain today. Good times.
     
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  10. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    i͓̽t͓̽ i͓̽s͓̽ fu͓̽l͓̽l͓̽ o͓̽f s͓̽t͓̽a͓̽r͓̽s͓̽
    Morning monkeys. Another Wednesday, another inch of annoying snow, another forecast of a blizzard of catastrophic proportions. Pass the coffee please!
     
  11. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    Are you going to be tied to one of those knee bending machines?
     
  12. Ride Monzie

    Ride Monzie Monkey

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    kind words such as feel better and hope you don't hurt too much.

    Wednesday. Gah. Two small jobs I can likely finish before lunch. Hopefully I do and after lunch I can slack off again. Left my lunch and phone charger at home. So I have to go out to eat again today. Piss me off. Oh well.

    Nick, my smoke detector did that the other day, my solution was to rip it off the wall and yank the battery, problem solved.
     
  13. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    No machine...I'll just have home physical therapy to do a few times a day for 6-9 months, some it involving the use of a strap.
     
  14. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    the one that is made of metal.
     
  15. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    I had one of those knee-bendy machines for a while. They sure were uptight about that thing. Seemed like I got a call every 2nd or 3rd day wanting to know if I still had it and if they could come pick it up. Like I was going to sell it on craigslist or some sh*t. :think:
     
  16. I Are Baboon

    I Are Baboon Run, Forrest, Run!

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    'Squeeb, I meant to comment your half marathon. An 8 minute PR is no joke. I know you said you weren't thrilled with it, but shaving 36 seconds off your pace is huge. You've knocked more off your HM time in one attempt than I have in six attempts. I've only gotten mine down by about four minutes since my debut. I've actually knocked more time off my 5K. Just keep at it and you'll continue to improve.
     
  17. norbar

    norbar Turbo Monkey

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    First day of cross fit. I need something that will make the last week of ****ty work enjoyable
     
  18. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Thanks IAB! In my head I know it's a big improvement, I guess what was most discouraging is just knowing that I had run the exact course faster in a training run. Not sure what happened. The course was super crowded, 500+ people on a small town greenway, so I don't think that helped, but I was gassed when it was over too so it's not like I had much more to give. Win some, lose some I guess. Still, I'm pretty fast for a dead guy. :D
     
  19. insanitylevel9

    insanitylevel9 triple nubby

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    Oh hia monkeys!!!! I spend the weekend in Ithaca Ny enjoying my first weekend out of school, was a good time to say the least...... don’t remember much of it. Anyhow, home for a little while and I need to find a temporary full time job to make enough for the race season and to move out.
     
  20. CBJ

    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    I would take the one that is the lightest.
     
  21. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Good luck with your recovery, IAB. I suppose I should head into work and clock in… Late night with the baby what with feeding and diaper changing and such, something I should get used to. :D
     
  22. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    so MBC gets to play Dominatrix huh?... Cool Beans
     
  23. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    You can borrow my ladder if you like. I'm not sure it will fit in the stairwell though...
     
  24. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    At work. Wifey got contracts for a bunch of business that she put in proposals for almost 6 months ago. She now has more business than she can handle. This is good and bad though. We will need to put Haley into daycare 3-days per week now, which we really didn't want to do. Thankfully it's with our next door neighbor, so Sarah can drop by for lunch with her. Otherwise, nothing new.

    DaPeach - I really like my SB66. Going back, I would have preferred to get the C, but I just couldn't justify the additional cost over the Al. It handles downhill like a DH bike, but still pedals great. I know that sounds cliche', but I have been really impressed by it. If I were to change anything, I would have gotten the carbon and have a fork w/ adjustible travel. The fork just so that I can get better DH angles without blowing up my climbing. Not necessary, but a nice to have. I'm currently running a 36 at 150mm.
     
  25. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Twice in the past 2 weeks I've ordered things online, and both showed up with small bits missing. People wonder why I hate ordering online.
     
  26. CBJ

    CBJ Turbo Monkey

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    Stop ordering from Alibaba then :)
     
  27. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Amazon, Guitar Center.

    But I see what you did there.
     
  28. skibunny24

    skibunny24 Enthusiastic Receiver of Reputation

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    Morning! Glad you survived surgery! Now take your happy pills and get better IAB! :)

    I've come up with an idea of what I want to do with the rest of my life (work wise), and now I plan to implement it! Slow and steady wins the race. Hopefully I can find another job to replace the current income while I build business for teh big idea!
     
  29. Full Trucker

    Full Trucker Frikkin newb!!!

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    Yes.



    You sound pissed. No wonder you texted me asking about a ladder. I checked again, still don't have one.



    Stoney, sent you an emails RE: work stuff.



    I also really like my SB. Ditto on the "can ride it like a DH bike" sentiment, and still pedal it up the biggest of hills. Mine has a Fox 34 at 150mm and I never deel like it needs to be taller for descending or shorter for climbing. In my experience:

    tubes socks and super glue > beer cans Every.Single.Time.

    I've got a buddy with an aluminum Covert, and he loves the ever living crap out of that thing. I keep meaning to swap bikes with him for a ride, but don't count on that sort of comparative analysis anytime soon, at least not from me. It is, after all, snowing moar regularly.


    Cue the Johnny Cash, I'm off to Jackson Hole in ~32 hours.
     
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  30. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    That would be the Yeti, by about 2 lbs for an XT build...

    Yes... I'd likely stick with the 34 that seems to come stock on these XT build-kit bikes

    Yeah, the Yeti def gets a lot of love 'round the interwebs. Not much to be read about the Covert. I'm trying to set up a demo at one of my LBSs.

    I'm willing to drop a couple of bucks for some test ride time.

    The Covert comes with so much super kewl internal routing...and a Stealth Reverb is included... Which, I suppose winds up evening up the weights if I were to put one of those on an SB-66c...

    I will continue to bore you all with this decision making process over the next many months.

    Stay tuned.