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  1. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Ciao!

    Hopefully procuring some euro-shitbox rental car today. Coffee nao!
     
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  2. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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  3. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    Drove a rental car from my Dad's to Detroit for work. Fuck Detroit. However I was given a Jaguar by the rental company. 250 or so HP, got over 40 MPG on a 200 mile trip. I am actually a little impressed. Could be a fun car if actually offered with a manual.
     
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  4. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    @Westy
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  5. johnbryanpeters

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    Sunny. Need to drag some stuff to auction.
     
  6. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    i thought your dad was in virginia?
     
  7. Westy

    Westy the teste

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  8. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    Its supposed to hit 90 today, can you say shorts?

    Damn I hate getting up at 4am and having to do work shit at 5:30

    Good coffee though.:dance:
     
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  9. Adventurous

    Adventurous Starshine Bro

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    Mornin!

    Today is quit your job Monday! Putting in my two weeks then I'll start tidying up my work for the next person.

    DMV this afternoon to register the new truck. :thumbsdown:
     
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  10. ICEBALL585

    ICEBALL585 Bacontard

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    Morning :monkeydance:'s.

    Fun filled weekend of beers, friends, a charity walk on Saturday, and even got in a ride yesterday morning.

    On a side note... there's a good chance that my wife tore her meniscus in her right knee last week. She already had x-rays but still waiting for an MRI appointment. She's able to walk around on it but it's definitely sore. At least it happened at work so whatever needs to be done will be covered under workers comp.
     
  11. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    How is the weekend over already? I am quite sore from all the kneeling bending twisting that comes with stripping my old windows off layers and layers of crap. Now another week with my obsessive new boss who values process over all.
     
  12. amishmatt

    amishmatt Turbo Monkey

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    Not a bad weekend at all. Finally back on the bike with an unbroken (but now dislocated and still fucked) hand. Felt pretty damn good considering it's been like ten weeks off the bike. Drank too much Saturday night then started cutting in a new trail on Sunday. So good to be back in the woods.

    Oh, and picked up a new bike for my wife on Friday, too.
     
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  13. canadmos

    canadmos Mater Slayer

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    Day off, so I slept in a little and am going riding.
     
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  14. RoboDonkey713

    RoboDonkey713 Monkey

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    Morning. It's been a while.

    Life has had me busier than I would like, but whatcha gonna do? I did manage to knock out a bunch of trail work yesterday afternoon. Hoping to go reap the rewards of my work later on tonight. Work seems to be getting in the way of riding these days, but I like the OT money.
     
  15. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    Test time. Gut is ready to fall out....
     
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  16. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    Morning Monkeys.

    Amazing weekend in Bend, no bikes we're ridden this time, though. Friends rented a huge house, our pups played like crazy. After seeing the lineup for this year's summer concert series, we will be back at least three more times. Can't make the Primus show, that sucks.

    Yay Monderp.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    roflbox Turbo Monkey

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    bork
     
  19. StiHacka

    StiHacka Compensating for something

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    :stupid:

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    roflbox Turbo Monkey

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  21. slyfink

    slyfink Turbo Monkey

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    Wait... I thought you weren't on that schedule anymore? Don't you have a desk job?!?!

    I am quietly sitting at my desk now. It's a gorgeous freakin' day outside. I'd really rather be biking. Really. At least I got a great ride in yesterday afternoon. Not the biggest ride, but I've discovered that my local hill isn't running the lifts till august this year to make upgrades to their lift. in the mean time, I can park at the bottom of the hill, climb to the xc side, and then finish with a great DH. I'm also realizing that I need more air in my tires to ride DH, especially in berms. I was folding tires like nobody's business. I'm also realizing trail bikes these days are ridiculously capable. It's just that the gearing is all wrong for DH. I'm also liking my Vorsprung stuff more and more. crazy good.
     
  22. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    Supposedly, but my replacement proved himself to be a flake and we need the account so I split my time between two .hats until I can hire a good replacement driver.
     
  23. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    san juan national forest is closed until further notice....per the durango herald.
     
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  24. slyfink

    slyfink Turbo Monkey

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    so.... it was a.... what now?!
     
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  25. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    Morning Monkeys! I bit off a bit more than I should on Saturday, 14 road miles to an 8 mile XC ride in 85 degree weather and headwind knocked me out. I slept for 12 hours yesterday and had ZERO motivation for anything during the other 12. I'm gonna give the toothpicks a 3 day break.

    On the karma side I helped a kid who had a flat and didn't have a spare tube, pump or tools. I normally do not carry my pack on short rides but I needed the extra water so I had one. He was riding an REI low spec bike with wire beaded tires, they literally fell off the rim but made fixing the flat pretty easy. The rims were shrader but the presta tube managed to get him 1.5 miles back to his truck.
     
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  26. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    Morning. Why am I awake??? Haven't slept yet after getting off shift and I work tonight.....


    So in my way inbyesterday, my new windshield, that is just shy of two weeks installed, took another rock and is already fucking broken!!!!

    I said a few words, yelled a bit, and turned in the plate number for the brodozer with widebass tires and short mudflaps to my coworkers. He has been cited and has to replace the windshield......... Dude was a serious douche about it.

    I probably would not have cared too much if the window wasn't brand new....
     
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  27. KenW449

    KenW449 something stupid

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    Probably wont be any better than what we have in the States.. mainly because they are Euro-spec there!
     
  28. KenW449

    KenW449 something stupid

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    Atleast he was riding... and still better than Wally world bikes.
     
  29. StiHacka

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    There's a good chance he gets one with a manual transmission. All cars I rented in Yurp were manuals. Some of those on the wrong side of the road.
     
  30. Toshi

    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Hello all. I rode into work. Music of choice was Bach's Goldberg Variations as played by Glenn Gould (later recording, 1980s, not 1950s)--gotta bring some culture to the masses.

    Going to be a hot ride home.
     
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    KenW449 something stupid

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    Do RHD manuals shift the same way or is it reversed as well? I don't know if i like shifting with my left hand.
     
  32. SkaredShtles

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

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    Shift pattern is the same. I got used to left-hand shifting in about 5 minutes...
     
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    mandown Poopdeck Repost

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    Dear network,

    Your bottleneck is giving me a bottleneck. I’ve love big queries and I cannot lie.

    Thanks,

    The Management
     
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    Yeah, getting used to shifting is easy. Now some cars also switch turning signals and wipers. Those should burn in hell...
     
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    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    Driving in NZ had me constantly turning on the wipers in roundabouts.
     
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    roflbox Turbo Monkey

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  37. rockofullr

    rockofullr confused

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    Full story from my homie who got run over

    Road bikes..... not even once
     
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    KenW449 something stupid

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    Order number Freedum™
     

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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    brutal. hope he heals up quick. and sticks to MTB.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    garmin is sending me a replacement watch. sweet.