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  1. @Mike_P Another vote for Tony Martin’s breakaway here.  174km with your nose in the wind and not slow either – 44.8kmh average.  And when he knew the peloton were trying to close him down he went deeper and deeper into the cave trying to make it happen… »

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  1. @Pedale.Forchetta Bella fotografia! How technology has advanced in our short lifetimes.  I remember well a night around February 1995, I was riding home after helping backstage at a local theatre.  It was past midnight, misty, and chilly, but only a fe… »

I’m a naturally loud and weird person who expresses excitement through volume. Also, alcohol is supposed to be a depressant, but it doesn’t appear to work for me; all it does is make me happier (and louder) – until I have a little too much at which point I get weirder (a too-happy, too-loud kind of weird). But being a happy pers...

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  1. I’ve found a Third Way on the Helmet Question.  I’ve been wearing a Hovding and a proper cap. »

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  1. For me the reason why cyclists become so obsessive about it is the difficulty.  I like to walk in the forest near where I live.  Without any real training or commitment, just a (fairly) decent pair of walking shoes and some base fitness, I can walk for mi… »

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  1. Nothing over 12%? Ha!  A cinch. My legs hurt just looking at those photos… »

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  1. Beautiful. I cast an eye over my lovely lady last night as she slept.  She’s properly dirty at the moment; this morning when I woke her she was a little grizzly, a little reluctant. Tomorrow, I shall strip her down and make her feel like a new lady agai… »

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  1. @piwakawaka That’s pretty impressive training that made the bike lose weight too. ;) »

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  1. Some awesome photos here.  However What about, er… the French? »

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  1. Tip on the iPad / iPhone photo upload – get the Photobucket app and a free account.  You can copy the image location and use that. Re the singly bike – this is not helping my desire to n+1 something old and classy.  Not one bit. »

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  1. @eightzero And again for the record – I’ve decided I don’t need more bike shit. I need more time to ride my fucking bike. Amen to that. »