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Old 01-15-2014, 10:13 AM   #26101
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That's a sporty, they're right around ten grand, figure 500 for the handlebars, and another 300 for the sissy bar.
Where is the other $4000?
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Old 01-15-2014, 10:46 AM   #26102
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Holy crap! I thinkI just found someone more tedious than a beer snob. An "I rode the Dragon before it was the Dragon" snob.

hb, since you asked, the Dragon and the store / restaurant are a scene. There are tons of bikes, and tons of people who like bikes. It's fun to stop for an hour, have lunch, look a the bikes, and watch the people. It's the same as sitting at the restaurant at the top of Palomar, or going to Julian for some pie. Nothing more complex than that. Tha actual idiots are few and far between.
Mmmm, Julian.. The apple pie was fantastic. But they need a Starbucks there...






















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Old 01-15-2014, 11:15 AM   #26103
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You have fun with that... Might as well tape the button down. Oh, and install a bigger horn.
All of the above. I'll steer clear of said legendary pieces of pavement.
As fun as it looks, it's not for me.
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:19 AM   #26104
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We're forecast to see single digits down here in the deep south. Don't you just love this Global Warming
If you want to have an intelligent conversation around this, you'll want to refer to "climate change" and not global warming.

Not as good a joke, but an all too common misconception these days.
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Old 01-15-2014, 11:59 AM   #26105
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If you want to have an intelligent conversation around this, you'll want to refer to "climate change" and not global warming.

Not as good a joke, but an all too common misconception these days.
If I wanted intelligent conversation, I wouldn't be on this thread, would I?

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Old 01-15-2014, 12:54 PM   #26106
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If I wanted intelligent conversation, I wouldn't be on this thread, would I?

Sigworthy stuff there.
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:43 PM   #26107
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If you want to have an intelligent conversation around this, you'll want to refer to "climate change" and not global warming.

Not as good a joke, but an all too common misconception these days.
How about that hole in the ozone layer, how's that working out lately?
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Old 01-15-2014, 02:44 PM   #26108
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Forecast is for 44c where I live in Southern Australia today (already 33c at 9.30am), third day in a row over 40c with another to go, unprecedented, then it's forecast to drop all the way down to 33c! I was going for a ride today, I've thought better of it.

We'll be very lucky to get away without there being very serious bushfires over the next 48hours. Fire Authority is warning conditions tomorrow will be potentially catastrophic.
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Old 01-15-2014, 03:40 PM   #26109
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If you want to have an intelligent conversation around this, you'll want to refer to "climate change" and not global warming.

Not as good a joke, but an all too common misconception these days.
Those same assholes who can't accurately tell me if its going to rain next Tuesday, somehow know precisely what the weather is going to do 30 years from now. Their infallible computer models were wrong about the warming so they switched to climate change. No matter if its hot, cold, dry, or wet somehow its caused by man.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:00 PM   #26110
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Those same assholes who can't accurately tell me if its going to rain next Tuesday, somehow know precisely what the weather is going to do 30 years from now. Their infallible computer models were wrong about the warming so they switched to climate change. No matter if its hot, cold, dry, or wet somehow its caused by man.
The earth has always had continual climate change. The REAL discussion is whether or not man has influenced it. Back in the 1970s, the eggheads were predicting a new ice age.
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Old 01-15-2014, 04:23 PM   #26111
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How about that hole in the ozone layer, how's that working out lately?
http://ozonewatch.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html
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Old 01-15-2014, 05:44 PM   #26112
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The same NASA that faked the moon landing scam? Sure, they post stuff on the interweebs so it must be true.....
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Old 01-15-2014, 06:07 PM   #26113
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Old 01-16-2014, 02:42 AM   #26114
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Sometimes I really wish for a car tire debate....

Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy...
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Old 01-16-2014, 03:46 AM   #26115
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Sometimes I really wish for a car tire debate....

Sent from the voices in my head and transcribed by their drinking buddy...

How about what is the best oil to use to stop global warming?

Or, would Al Gore go dark side to save the planet?
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