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Oct 16, 2016 10:04 PM # 
PG:
The DE with two gears in reserve? Excellent!
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Oct 16, 2016 11:10 PM # 
BillD:
I get tired just looking at that hill ... while sittiing the car.
Oct 17, 2016 2:36 AM # 
jjcote:
For those who have never seen it, I have to shift my car way down (sometimes to first?) when driving up it.
Oct 17, 2016 10:58 AM # 
Charlie:
I was quite pleased.
Oct 18, 2016 5:11 AM # 
DWildfogel:
Hmm. Not trying to take anything away from Charlie's success cycling up the DE, but...

Y'all should try cycling up the hill to my house. Charlie's driven it (or, rather, Rhonda was driving).
Oct 18, 2016 8:02 AM # 
Charlie:
No, I don't know that I could even walk my bike up Gist. It has enough elbows for a whole conference of Devils.
Oct 18, 2016 5:42 PM # 
jjcote:
Is that the accepted collective noun for devils? The googles suggest "bombast" or "pandemonium". But yours may be better.
Oct 18, 2016 10:09 PM # 
Charlie:
Well, I guess a pandemonium would obviate the need for the "of . . . " I was just running along with the sentence and had to think of something and conference seemed about right.

Pandemonium reminds me of an incident of long ago, say early to mid-70s, when we passed by an apartment complex being built. The then very youthful Kathy, let's say about 5, said, "Look Dad, they're building a pandemonium,"

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