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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by veinbuster, May 31, 2020.

  1. aphantomvaper

    aphantomvaper New Member

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    Good save, and I needed a new tool! No ground pigs in Chicago, only the upright ones (who still tear up my lawn)
     
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  2. Mike Duncan

    Mike Duncan DGT Player

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    I bought a bike off Facebook Marketplace from a woman who was tired of her ex-husband's stuff left in the garage.

    I broke the frame on my US made Gary Fisher.

    I've had the Marketplace bike for three years now. It's a Specialized of somesort. I ride it 20 miles a day around Loudoun County, VA.

    It does what is supposed to do. When I destroy it, I'll get another Marketplace bike.

    Nothing makes me happier than heavily using something for what it's meant to be used for - like guitars, if I don't wear 'n tear it, it goes up for sale.
     
  3. 11top

    11top Cousin Eddie's cousin

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    I really love my new Specialized Ebike. It’s the first bike I’ve owned that really makes me want to go out and ride. Even though it came equipped with T handlebars, I still found that after my seat was raised to a proper height, this old man’s neck and shoulders got fatigued after 10+ miles. So, last week I bought a 90mm handlebar which would raise the bar about 2 1/2” over the standard one. Wow! 2 1/2” makes a big difference! :eek:;). Much more comfortable. Also, I got lucky that the cables were long enough to accommodate the new bar.

    The end result:

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  4. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Nice! Coincidentally, I just scored a 50mm riser bar as well. I'll get to installing it tomorrow.
     
  5. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Got some new 50mm rise bars for my birthday the other day. The bike came with 20mm rise. Definitely a posture improvement.

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    Also moved the Garmin 530 to the handlebar instead of the out front mount. Looks a little less "busy".

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    The goat didn't care...

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  6. veinbuster

    veinbuster Zombie Three, DFZ

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    And you’re less likely to smash it to bits when you somersault on a descent - trust me.
     
  7. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I ran that movie too. Sounds like you were a little more immersed than I have been so far.
    Not that I haven't taken a spill on a MTB, but so far not with a piece of tech on the bars.
     
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  8. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    So when you asked it, did it reply?:

    “Naaaaaa”

    Looking sweet Dave.
     
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  9. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    I can't type what he said, I had to bleat it
     
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  10. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Did you mean Bleelete it?;)
     
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  11. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Maybe he was kid-ding...
     
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  12. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Was it a bleat-ing glance?
     
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  13. Tony M.

    Tony M. New Member

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    C'mon gang, stop kidding around.
    I can't billyve you're doing this again.
     
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  14. alantig

    alantig Zombie Four, DFZ

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    This has the potential to be the greatest of all threads.
     
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  15. garrett

    garrett knows just enough to be dangerous

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    All these puns are just...

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  16. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    What are you... my nanny?
     
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  17. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    That’s gruff!
     
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  18. dmatthews

    dmatthews Dave's not here...

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    Prolly why I have a goatee
     
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  19. Alnus Rubra

    Alnus Rubra Loving nature’s wonders

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    Way to make them faint!
     
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  20. Tony M.

    Tony M. New Member

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    I would like to continue this

    butt...

    I can't think of another pun.
     
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