I was just thinking

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  1. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Getting ready to re seal the end of the dock. Phase one, pressure wash and clean.
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  2. kneedrachen

    kneedrachen Moderator Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Are you using a scrubber head attachment?
     

  3. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Nope, just a 40* tip
     
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  4. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Here I sit on what should be a sweet easy job for low light but it’s turned into another cluster #^^+%
    My customer should be on child 2 port 17 but guess what? We had to pull each child and see which one they are one and then pull each fiber to find out which of the 32 ports of the children so we can START to troubleshoot the low light problem. Contractors screwed us again.
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  5. kneedrachen

    kneedrachen Moderator Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Gotta love Baltimore. Fist fight in the lobby, kids on Monument St whipping a guy on a bicycle with a rooftop TV antenna.

    Saw some coworkers, saw a guy high as a kite walk in to their work vehicle and left before paperwork was started.

    Got a copy of the disc, now the 4 day wait for the report.
     
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  6. fpl1

    fpl1 Well-Known Member Tavern Member

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    Agreed
     
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    fpl1 Well-Known Member Tavern Member

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    You got this Knee - keep us posted.
     
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  8. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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  9. fpl1

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    Specialized announced the release of the new Tarmac SL7 today They are not making the venge anymore. Basically they have brought the Tarmac to market to double as their climbing all around bike and their aero bike. I wonder if others will follow suit. I’m on my 3rd Tarmac. Absolutely love them.


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  10. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Got an email from Contes about that today. Hmmm.
     
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  11. kneedrachen

    kneedrachen Moderator Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Tarmac used to be a no-compromises roadie, wonder if they softened it at all to fill a wider market.
     
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    It met gave gotten stiffer with the aero angle. I’ll be interested to hear from people who get one.
     
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  13. kneedrachen

    kneedrachen Moderator Mod Team Tavern Member

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    I'm fat, slow and facing a health challenge.

    But...

    Saw someone on Zwift today pushing 9.8w/kg!!!!!

    So....e-doping via data mamipulation (reporting lower than actual weight) or am I just the proverbial chubby, middle aged guy on a road bike?
     
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  14. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    9.8 w/kg sustained is BS! If it was a sprint point, ok :D Personally 7 or 8 in a sprintwould max me out. I did follow a guy on a mtb, obviously in Zwift, pushing 4.5 for as long as I could follow and see him on the screen. That's an intense push for me that I couldn't sustain long....but I am old and grey :D
     
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  15. Dos_Ruedas

    Dos_Ruedas Well-Known Member

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    I’m sitting here thinking, whatever will i do with my time, as i take a Dr. ordered break from cycling....or any strenuous activity for several weeks.

    For this years family adventure, we had purchased flights to save on drive time. Then along cane CV19 & i wasn’t comfortable hitting the airports or being side by side with who knows what.
    Sooo, we drove. A LOT!! ..... and I’m paying for it.

    After the 8th day of travel and the 5th day of increasing calf pain, i visited the ER in Rapid City, SD. Their tests confirmed what i was afraid of.
    DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) or in English. A blood clot.
    Likely formed because i sat for hours & hours with almost no activity for the first two days of our trip.

    Now it’s blood thinners, additional testing and no cycling until this thing dissolves & they’re more certain it’s caused by our trip and not a new feature of my troubled body.

    Epiphany!!!
    I know what I’ll do, I’ll shop for cycling stuff!!!!
     
  16. MilesR

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    ^^^

    DISLIKE!
     
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  17. kneedrachen

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    I'm liking it for retail therapy, not for the DVT..
     
  18. John_V

    John_V Moderator Staff Member Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Don’t mess with DVTs. Follow the docs orders and it’ll pass.
     
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  19. rola643

    rola643 Two skinny Js Staff Member Admin Staff Mod Team Tavern Member

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    Never had figs before they had been dried out. We ate some straight of off our neighbors tree, she gave them to us :)) and then it was suggested we try them grilled. Even better and sweeter that way!!
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    After a little time on the grill
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  20. Merlincustom

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    I had an unprovoked Dvt in December. The clot dissolves quickly. I was on the trainer the day after the ER. I rode super easy for a month before ramping it up. No lung issues. I’m on Eliquis indefinitely, or more precisely until my bleeding risk from the medication outweighs the risk of a recurrent dvt. If your clot was provoked you may only need anticoagulation for 3-6 months.
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