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Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 9,935
Views: 2,001,694
Posted By FiftySix

If only she was wearing an aero helmet to offset...

If only she was wearing an aero helmet to offset the drag of the TV. :twitchy:
Forum: Commuting
07-11-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 844
Posted By FiftySix

Glad it wasn't my car. BMWStephen has got some...

Glad it wasn't my car. BMWStephen has got some cleaning to do. :D
07-10-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 796
Posted By FiftySix

For the sake of discussion, what should police in...

For the sake of discussion, what should police in a vehicle do when trying to pull over a cyclist that won't stop?

It's not like the cop can hop out of the vehicle and pursue on foot to make an...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 670
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/200x200/trip_her_2b6d6c9dd92ad391058114b9d960e99e27fc0d89.gif
07-05-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,744
Posted By FiftySix

Fully agree with that. The runners around here...

Fully agree with that. The runners around here run against traffic, so when I'm riding we rarely cross paths.

My puzzlement is mainly with pedestrians, not joggers or runners. The joggers around...
Forum: Foo
07-05-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 7,953
Views: 702,376
Posted By FiftySix

Great looking CGI, apparently. ...

Great looking CGI, apparently.

https://entertainment.ie/trending/yes-that-viral-video-of-a-robot-arm-playing-bowling-is-fake-408326/

https://vimeo.com/tomcoben
07-05-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,744
Posted By FiftySix

Same happens here. Pedestrians will walk in the...

Same happens here. Pedestrians will walk in the street with a sidewalk just feet away.

They do it for the same reason joggers do it. None of them want to pick their feet up but an inch or two off...
07-04-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,065
Posted By FiftySix

At least you have Bike Forums to share. :)

At least you have Bike Forums to share. :)
07-02-19, 06:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,190
Posted By FiftySix

I could have sworn I've seen some people use...

I could have sworn I've seen some people use helmets as kick stands by putting a helmet under a pedal?

:bike:
07-01-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,216
Posted By FiftySix

You'll mostly notice the extra effort when...

You'll mostly notice the extra effort when starting from a stop, but once you're rolling it ought to feel pretty good. :)
06-30-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,362
Posted By FiftySix

I gotta remember the downward slope and balance...

I gotta remember the downward slope and balance bike suggestions. Just in case I get to train future grandkids, you know. :)

I was started on training wheels when I was a wee one, which didn't...
Forum: Foo
06-30-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 944
Posted By FiftySix

I went back to night school to learn some basic...

I went back to night school to learn some basic web design for my employer when I was 41, which was 13 years ago. One of my first classes put me in with a class full of fresh high school grads.

I...
06-30-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,791
Posted By FiftySix

Congrats on getting the job done. I've learned a...

Congrats on getting the job done. I've learned a lot from this thread. :)

Is the long cable housing still usable, though?
06-30-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 964
Posted By FiftySix

Sad, sad news to hear. Good to know the hit...

Sad, sad news to hear.

Good to know the hit and run person got caught.

Still sad, sad news to hear.
06-27-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 10,430
Posted By FiftySix

I like kickstands. Much like I like centerstands...

I like kickstands. Much like I like centerstands on motorcycles. But then I ride rather pedestrian types of bicycles where a kickstand is more of a help than a hindrance.
06-26-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,847
Posted By FiftySix

I like thick tubes for cruiser tires. A bonus is...

I like thick tubes for cruiser tires. A bonus is the thick tubes hold air pressure longer than thin tubes even without punctures.

These tubes are 4mm thick where it counts....
06-26-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,450
Posted By FiftySix

I like the spell check software on that...

I like the spell check software on that blackboard. :)
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By FiftySix

Welcome back, HG. That's a pretty large dog you...

Welcome back, HG. That's a pretty large dog you got there. :D
06-22-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,259
Posted By FiftySix

Good story. Excellent punch line. :roflmao2:

Good story. Excellent punch line. :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
06-20-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,420
Posted By FiftySix

I don't listen to sad songs hardly ever, but I do...

I don't listen to sad songs hardly ever, but I do like this old song.

https://youtu.be/DBzuYNK95sM
06-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,065
Posted By FiftySix

Watch out, us blue collar gun owners are...

Watch out, us blue collar gun owners are everywhere! :lol:

Reminds me of some of the rides on my cheap mountain bike back in the 1990s. I'd roll out of my driveway with my Marlin 39 strapped to my...
06-19-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,286
Posted By FiftySix

That sure is an incentive to lock it up after...

That sure is an incentive to lock it up after each ride and then return it when the semester ends. :)
06-19-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,259
Posted By FiftySix

Back in the day, I saw two of them weekly on...

Back in the day, I saw two of them weekly on CHiPs. :lol:

Currently, I see them mostly doing escort duty for oversize loads or funerals. I do see them setting up speed traps on occasion, too.
06-18-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,259
Posted By FiftySix

Different machines for different tasks. A...

Different machines for different tasks.

A police motorcycle isn't much wider than the handlebars of a mountain bike, but the motorcycle has an impressive power to weight ratio, impressive...
06-18-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,259
Posted By FiftySix

And those aren't police motorcycles in chase,...

And those aren't police motorcycles in chase, either.
06-18-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 7,940
Posted By FiftySix

I don't use the front or rear flashing selector...

I don't use the front or rear flashing selector on my lights when riding, but what I will do when coming into people that I think won't see me is to wag my handlebars when approaching to make my...
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,628
Posted By FiftySix

OMG. I got tricked into watching a United...

OMG. I got tricked into watching a United Airlines promotional video. :notamused:
Forum: Foo
06-16-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,140
Posted By FiftySix

I have a rule for my family of no politics or...

I have a rule for my family of no politics or religion at the table. Not a one of us is on the same page when it comes to politics or religion, and since I want everyone to finish their meals with a...
06-13-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,650
Posted By FiftySix

I got a ride in last night and both knees felt...

I got a ride in last night and both knees felt great. Excellent. :)
06-12-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,764
Posted By FiftySix

Who says that? Insurance companies? If so, that...

Who says that? Insurance companies? If so, that would make sense as some people would claim their bicycle was in their garage (whether it was or not) to file a home insurance claim.

The photo I...
06-12-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 12,259
Posted By FiftySix

I think you should test your idea and let a bike...

I think you should test your idea and let a bike cop see you take a bag from a little old lady on your road bike in the environment a cop bike would be present.

Or make friends with some bike cops...
06-10-19, 05:58 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,533
Posted By FiftySix

Cell phone batteries sure seemed to last longer...

Cell phone batteries sure seemed to last longer when our cell phones were only phones. Lol. :lol:
06-09-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,764
Posted By FiftySix

Currently, my bike lock looks something like...

Currently, my bike lock looks something like this.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/440x320/bike_lock_83b22b891df8ccf625f8dc2c70779d0f9f87ac90.jpg
06-07-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 8,389
Posted By FiftySix

I should have sold them when I had the chance. ;)...

I should have sold them when I had the chance. ;)

https://youtu.be/GDXYzUlv0S8
06-07-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,531
Posted By FiftySix

That's lame. You should have no fear broadcasting...

That's lame. You should have no fear broadcasting what this chain lube is.

Most of us deal with gasoline on a weekly basis filling up our cars, or even lawn equipment, which is more frequent than...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,577
Posted By FiftySix

Quality zip ties cost more, but they sure aren't...

Quality zip ties cost more, but they sure aren't as brittle as the cheapos from dollar stores. I think I spend about $9 per 100 at a local electrical/electronic store for good zip ties.

As much as...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 8,223
Posted By FiftySix

I always wondered why paintings of the Mayflower...

I always wondered why paintings of the Mayflower didn't show any bicycles on board. Bunch of anti-cyclists on that boat, I'm sure.

:lol:
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,242
Posted By FiftySix

Holy carp. I forgot stuff like that happened. ...

Holy carp. I forgot stuff like that happened.

Horrible, horrible memories.

:roflmao2:
06-05-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,112
Posted By FiftySix

My 2013 Norco Cityglide (bought used) came with...

My 2013 Norco Cityglide (bought used) came with factory mounted Schwalbe Delta Cruisers 700x35 steel bead.

I replaced them with Continental Ride City Reflex 700x37 steel bead.

These...
06-05-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,383
Posted By FiftySix

Around here that is true in many cases simply due...

Around here that is true in many cases simply due to the amount of people that don't use English as their first language (Spanish, Hindi, and Vietnamese). Those people do react to the human voice,...
06-03-19, 09:14 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 24,531
Posted By FiftySix

No matter the outcome of this discussion, I just...

No matter the outcome of this discussion, I just want to give a shout out to California Prop 65. :50:
06-01-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,736
Posted By FiftySix

Relax. It was one thought from my own reality. ...

Relax. It was one thought from my own reality.

I spend time with my wife, but she loves the dogs and how they give her something to "baby" since the kids are young adults and we don't have...
06-01-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,736
Posted By FiftySix

Dogs

Do you have dogs?

If not, and your wife isn't allergic, get two dogs. Her pick.

Dogs make excellent fill-ins for children of empty nesters. Or near empty nesters.

My wife treats our two dogs...
06-01-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,650
Posted By FiftySix

Same here. Haven't seen one since maybe 1999. ...

Same here. Haven't seen one since maybe 1999.

Crappy insurance and spending my money on other family members medical expenses will do that sort of thing. :D
Forum: Foo
06-01-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,436
Posted By FiftySix

Topography and effects on transmission can be...

Topography and effects on transmission can be checked at the link below.

Punch in your address or coordinates and a list of transmitters will populate the next webpage. Click on the little rainbow...
Forum: Foo
05-31-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,242
Posted By FiftySix

Bernie Mac was a great entertainer. :thumb:

Bernie Mac was a great entertainer. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 9,935
Views: 2,001,694
Posted By FiftySix

Probably because the Dolby Noise Reduction button...

Probably because the Dolby Noise Reduction button wasn't pushed.
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,436
Posted By FiftySix

Y'all antenna people already know of these...

Y'all antenna people already know of these resources, but I present them anyway for the curious others.

This is all I keep bookmarked for TV in my internet browser anymore.

For help knowing...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,461
Posted By FiftySix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVMTfGQe51g ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVMTfGQe51g

Sad that this is acceptable.

Of course police won't do anything about it, but at least file a report to get it on record.
05-24-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 5,564
Posted By FiftySix

You queried how far in miles would be the point...

You queried how far in miles would be the point that people hop in a car instead of taking other forms of transit.

My reply was an excerpt showing where pre WWII commutes usually had a limit of 1...
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