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  1. Hah, totally!

    Hah, totally!
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    If there's a bike equivalent to a 2 foot pow day,...

    If there's a bike equivalent to a 2 foot pow day, this morning was it.
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    Anyone interested in Silver+Honey tomorrow?...

    Anyone interested in Silver+Honey tomorrow? Starting 7ish.
  4. Where you live is not representative of 99% of...

    Where you live is not representative of 99% of the country, including most "cities." I live in a "city" and commute ~2,000 miles/year. If I see a single bike on either leg of my daily route it's...
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    Depends on the dick. Some Roman dicks would be...

    Depends on the dick. Some Roman dicks would be classy AF:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bronze_%27flying_phallus%27_amulet.JPG...
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    Short levers are nice if you can find them but...

    Short levers are nice if you can find them but any mid-level hydro brake (Level, Deore, etc.) will be a huge improvement. Besides the Tektros I don't know of any other short lever options unless you...
  7. "If you're pre-born you're fine, if you're...

    "If you're pre-born you're fine, if you're pre-school you're fucked."

    -George Carlin


    Though, I will say, it does the cycling community no good to deny that some cycists are cunts and that...
  8. When I ride on the road it's for transportation,...

    When I ride on the road it's for transportation, so choosing a route that gets me to my destination in a reasonable amount of time matters. This is mostly a hypothetical circle jerk since the times...
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    It's amazing how often truth can be stranger than...

    It's amazing how often truth can be stranger than fiction. If you made a #vanlyfe parody video about someone who lived in a van with their goats it would seem like a bit much.
  10. Unless you have a prior BMX background riding a...

    Unless you have a prior BMX background riding a BMX after 30 is asking for trouble. Some years ago I was looking for a DJ and bought a 20" BMX instead because it was so much cheaper and I thought it...
  11. Regarding the first paragraph, even if you hit a...

    Regarding the first paragraph, even if you hit a cyclist and it's 100% your fault, if you weren't drunk there's a 0% chance you'll face charges. Regarding the second, you live in NYC. What you...
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    Nutrition science be like: ...

    Nutrition science be like:

    https://media.tenor.com/images/8f4b0e98cd8ab440664050a2b4bd8c92/tenor.gif
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    Like porn, it's hard to define but you know it...

    Like porn, it's hard to define but you know it when you see it.
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    Has the "Skip Ads" button gone missing in the...

    Has the "Skip Ads" button gone missing in the YouTube app for anyone else recently? Some googling shows that this issue has been documented before, but always related to using YouTube on the web in...
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    AlphaFold predicts the structure of 350,000...

    AlphaFold predicts the structure of 350,000 proteins
    https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-57929095
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    AND A GOOD DAY TO YOU, SIR!

    AND A GOOD DAY TO YOU, SIR!
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    Or, preggers.

    Or, preggers.
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    I think that's exactly what's happening when the...

    I think that's exactly what's happening when the hammys seize up. They're also fatigued but not as much as the quads, then they get placed in a very shortened position for an extended period and...
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    I've also never noticed any detrimental effects...

    I've also never noticed any detrimental effects from glycine. There's good evidence that almost no one gets enough glycine from diet alone for optimum health...
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    Radial auto patch on the inside is the definitive...

    Radial auto patch on the inside is the definitive repair. Definitely worth it on a nearly-new tire.

    eta: You could also try a Dart. Anything that leaves the bacon in place is asking for trouble.
  21. Thread: Amazon sucks

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    Once recent purchase of mine was an item that...

    Once recent purchase of mine was an item that realistically I was only going to find at Amazon or Hobby Lobby. I'll gladly give Bezos my money instead of the shitbirds that run Hobby Lobby.
  22. SLC 2002 is a rather notable exception. Most...

    SLC 2002 is a rather notable exception. Most cities do not realize any long-term economic or infrastructure gains...
  23. Thread: Amazon sucks

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    I agree completely. All I'm saying is I'll take...

    I agree completely. All I'm saying is I'll take Bezos or Elon over some guy who made a mint selling synthetic CDOs in the early '00s.
  24. Thread: Amazon sucks

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    Did you even read past the headline? "Banking...

    Did you even read past the headline? "Banking and Finance" is the overwhelmingly dominant industry for the "self-made," which is exactly what I said. There's also no mention of how they defined...
  25. Can you return or cancel the rims you ordered? ...

    Can you return or cancel the rims you ordered? Whatever they cost, it's not worth it.

    Stay very on top of your fork maintenance. 26" 140 mm forks with a non-tapered 1.125" steer tube don't...
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    "Starting At: $185,838"...

    "Starting At: $185,838"
    https://www.winnebago.com/models/product/motorhomes/camper-van/revel

    I assume you can add sales tax on top of that, too.
  27. Doesn't this prove my point? If a small price...

    Doesn't this prove my point? If a small price increase has no effect on demand, a price increase that is large enough to reduce demand is likely to end up being revenue-positive. Your business also...
  28. Thread: Amazon sucks

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    At least his wealth is the result of building a...

    At least his wealth is the result of building a business that, while flawed, provides an amazing service. Most billionaires just inherited it or made their money being hedge fund managers or other...
  29. It's been completely life-changing. See what the...

    It's been completely life-changing. See what the doc says, there's no reason to rush into this. As noted, your insurance probably won't cover a TKR unless you have full Stage 4 OA and it doesn't...
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    Mine always start in my quads. Trying to stretch...

    Mine always start in my quads. Trying to stretch it out can then sometimes lead to a hammy seizing up. But, as noted, I seem to have it licked for now.



    Hah, yeah, I'm certainly not...
  31. Well, you have been retired for almost 15 years. ...

    Well, you have been retired for almost 15 years. There have been significant advancements in the field in that time. The best joint replacement surgeons in the country are right up the road at the...
  32. Looks like a hell of a party. Though, the...

    Looks like a hell of a party. Though, the far-right gal's expression indicates that things may have escalated beyond her comfort zone.
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    Birth rates below replacement are a ticking time...

    Birth rates below replacement are a ticking time bomb. Decreasing the size of the human population is a noble goal (well, probably), but declines in population need to happen very slowly and be...
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    My understanding with Ganymede and Callisto is...

    My understanding with Ganymede and Callisto is that, unlike Europa and Enceladus, their subsurface oceans are separated from the rocky core by another layer of ice...
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    Haven't given 1/100th of a fuck for two months.

    Haven't given 1/100th of a fuck for two months.
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    Was this before of after cutting down the...

    Was this before of after cutting down the sycamore, which had a substantial portion of its root structure on their property?
    ...
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    Is there anything in the solar system more...

    Is there anything in the solar system more compelling than Europa and Enceladus? Not in my mind. Even Titan is a far behind either. Or maybe deep groundwater on Mars, but drilling thousands of...
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    Even small amounts of alcohol near bed also badly...

    Even small amounts of alcohol near bed also badly exacerbates my NP, so I've practically quit drinking. Thankfully, Busch NA actually tastes pretty good. If you handed it to me in glass and told me...
  39. Whoa, cool. Life Expectancy At Birth is...

    Whoa, cool. Life Expectancy At Birth is definitely a misleading statistic when maternal/infant/childhood mortality is high. However, IIRC, evidence of osteoarthritis is common among the people who...
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    JFC, so punchable.

    JFC, so punchable.
  41. And for the gondi in particular, limiting...

    And for the gondi in particular, limiting capacity doesn't get Snowbird an Olympic event.



    Spot on. All businesses have capacity limits set by the Fire Marshall. Ski resorts shouldn't be...
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    Yep. Pennies on the dollar. I'd go...

    Yep. Pennies on the dollar.



    I'd go further--sleep is a prerequisite for any hope of good health, let alone serious athletic performance. Everyone should read Matthew Walker's Why We Sleep,...
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    Mine is 250 g dextrose, 150 g sucrose, 5 g fine...

    Mine is 250 g dextrose, 150 g sucrose, 5 g fine non-iodized salt, 2 g potassium citrate, 15 g True Lemon powder, 5 g citric acid. Tastes like lemonade. You can adjust the lemon and citric acid to...
  44. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Asbestos exposure is usually pretty specific to...

    Asbestos exposure is usually pretty specific to mesothelioma. Radon is a very real thing, though. And with cancer you should never discount genetics and bad luck.
  45. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    No answers here, either. Meadow Skipper's story...

    No answers here, either. Meadow Skipper's story is horrifying. Suggestions would be:

    Keep your head on the proverbial swivel. If something doesn't seem right, speak up about it until you get a...
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    Aged gouda and pecorino romano potato waffles ...

    Aged gouda and pecorino romano potato waffles

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  47. Snowbird is 100% going to expand into Mary Ellen...

    Snowbird is 100% going to expand into Mary Ellen and making barely-veiled threats to put a lift up Superior if they don't get the gondola. Alta will likely expand into Grizzly and Patsy. Expansion...
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    I'm also a victim of the clearance rack. Most of...

    I'm also a victim of the clearance rack. Most of my current riding wardrobe is pretty obnoxious. That'll happen when you also hate overpaying for plastic shirts so you buy everything from the 50+%...
  49. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    I'm sure they were worried about tumors...

    I'm sure they were worried about tumors reappearing if they took her off of it--she was riddled with tumors originally. She was also part of a clinical trial and I believe that contributed. But,...
  50. Thread: Fuck Cancer

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    Ruby is going through a pretty rough time. She's...

    Ruby is going through a pretty rough time. She's still cancer-free, but the entrectinib has had serious side effects on her bones. First, last fall she broke several toes without knowing how and part...
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