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Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 103,993
Posted By skidder

Great cover of the Beastie Boys 'Sabotage' by...

Great cover of the Beastie Boys 'Sabotage' by Brass Against:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wzadPklQwuQ
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 103,993
Posted By skidder

How about a few really really oldies. Both are...

How about a few really really oldies. Both are piano pieces that are considered difficult to play on guitar, but these guys master it:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RCGGG9piAGY
...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 264
Posted By skidder

We have four seasons here in Southern California...

We have four seasons here in Southern California - fire, flood, earthquake, and riot. ;)
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 264
Posted By skidder

Friday's (October 11, 2019) high-low temperatures...

Friday's (October 11, 2019) high-low temperatures where I live in Southern California were 86F and 47F. Its not an unusual temperature swing for fall in this area. It was unusually clear and dry...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 301
Views: 16,541
Posted By skidder

I was just randomly looking at posts in this...

I was just randomly looking at posts in this thread, and now I think I know why there are very few news reports of crazy folks here in California - they all moved to Florida (maybe not all of them,...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 575
Posted By skidder

I tried doing that once to simulate TT...

I tried doing that once to simulate TT extensions, but it didn't work since they aren't as long as the TT extensions and didn't give me any advantage - if anything I felt they limited front end...
10-09-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 172
Posted By skidder

Your plan will work down to San Pedro. The...

Your plan will work down to San Pedro. The Alameda area is pretty 'gritty' due to all the container terminals, with their truck traffic, and oil refineries in the area, but if you're going through...
10-06-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,651
Posted By skidder

Like a few others mention above, I used to do...

Like a few others mention above, I used to do wheelies on my old Schwinn Stingray, but can't do them on my roadie or single speed. FTW if you're 50+: Swerving skid across the finish line on your...
10-03-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,063
Posted By skidder

Like Darth Lefty, I've driven it quite a few...

Like Darth Lefty, I've driven it quite a few times over the past few decades. South of Inyokern its just boring desert landscape. Only interesting thing is the town of Randsburg and its famous Opera...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 07:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 802
Posted By skidder

I usually fly Southwest if possible; no baggage...

I usually fly Southwest if possible; no baggage fee for one bag. I think Spirit Airlines only flies into/out of L.A. INternational. Are you staying near the airport or somewhere else? If somewhere...
Forum: Foo
09-30-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

Back on the fast food track: I'm not a big fan...

Back on the fast food track: I'm not a big fan on McDonalds, haven't bought anything in one for ages, but I have to give them credit for being the last major fast food chain to install drive-thru...
Forum: Foo
09-28-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,199
Posted By skidder

Southern California this weekend: 20% chance of...

Southern California this weekend: 20% chance of spotty rain on Saturday morning (didn't happen in my area) , followed by a partly sunny afternoon with highs in the 70s. Sunday will be sunny with...
09-28-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,177
Posted By skidder

The above basically has it covered. They were...

The above basically has it covered. They were used by the top pro cycling teams and individuals on those teams, so they got a lot of attention. Back on the homefront: It was not unusual to see...
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

How about the grocery stores with staff that do...

How about the grocery stores with staff that do shopping for you. One I shop at uses a service called Instacart, their employees shop based on online orders folks have submitted, check out the...
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,456
Posted By skidder

Anyone have any experience with Amazon's...

Anyone have any experience with Amazon's staff-less stores, the ones where you register you payment info online, and you get scanned as you walk out with what you picked off the shelves? They were...
09-25-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 54,445
Posted By skidder

If you want a smooth cup of coffee go across the...

If you want a smooth cup of coffee go across the intersection to the donut shop in the Trader Joes shopping center. $1.75 for a large cup. only options are milk and sugar, but the plain black coffee...
09-22-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 483
Posted By skidder

Try a touring bicycle. They usually take wider...

Try a touring bicycle. They usually take wider tires, have large-range cassettes in the rear. As for the 1X, just use the FD until you find which chainring you use the most, then take off the FD...
09-22-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By skidder

Yes, there are a lot of areas with minimal...

Yes, there are a lot of areas with minimal traffic once you get out of the large cities and their 'sphere on influence'. I've got relatives in Northern Ireland, northern England/Scotland (near the...
09-20-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,112
Posted By skidder

I'm just about finished with a multi-year remodel...

I'm just about finished with a multi-year remodel of my house, and over those years I purged a lot of stuff that included bicycle related things. I had to occasionally move stuff around to a...
09-20-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,283
Posted By skidder

Added to my 'bucket list' of rides. Gonna do...

Added to my 'bucket list' of rides. Gonna do some SF Bay area stuff next spring, maybe do it next fall.

FWIW: I've been up there, probably 20 years ago, and it was awesome on a clear fall day...
Forum: Foo
09-16-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,092
Posted By skidder

Latest earworm that just won't leave me alone. ...

Latest earworm that just won't leave me alone. Plenty of catchy licks to keep you signing along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhhInSEYqHo&list=RDBhhInSEYqHo&start_radio=1
09-13-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 54,445
Posted By skidder

I'll also vouch that the lower part of the SART...

I'll also vouch that the lower part of the SART is free of the homeless these days. I regularly ride between the beach and the Katella bridge crossing, and rarely see any homeless along that stretch...
09-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,559
Posted By skidder

It seems like it would be easier just to go back...

It seems like it would be easier just to go back up the PCH rather than weave through residential streets in the south end of Huntington Beach. If you're doing it for a few extra miles of workout...
09-07-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,873
Posted By skidder

True for the most part, but I'm looking at it...

True for the most part, but I'm looking at it from the perspective of having to occasionally teach firefighters and cops (both being pretty insular groups of folks) about hazardous materials and...
09-06-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,572
Posted By skidder

Its about time for tarantulas to come out of...

Its about time for tarantulas to come out of their burrows in the hillsides around here to look for mates. Haven't seen any yet on the fireroads, but its not unusual in late September-October to see...
09-06-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,873
Posted By skidder

I'll admit I was thinking this, too. The OPs...

I'll admit I was thinking this, too. The OPs question (field of research?) seems pretty simplistic for a graduate degree research project. There seem to be a lot of these types of threads, and it...
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,478
Posted By skidder

The few times I've been gone long enough to worry...

The few times I've been gone long enough to worry about bills I just doubled the payment, the excess $$$ were credited to my account, and the utility company just took the payment from the credit....
Forum: Touring
09-04-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By skidder

As others have said, use Google Maps. I use the...

As others have said, use Google Maps. I use the basic view to get a general look at the streets from the sky, they zoom down to street level if I think there's anything 'odd', to see the shoulder...
Forum: Foo
09-03-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 86,472
Posted By skidder

One more attempt at a video post: Down on...

One more attempt at a video post:

Down on Your Knees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5vZI2DiBp4&list=RDH5vZI2DiBp4&start_radio=1


Down on My Knees:
...
Forum: Foo
09-03-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 86,472
Posted By skidder

Down on My Knees: ...

Down on My Knees:

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

Down on Your Knees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5vZI2DiBp4&list=RDMMH5vZI2DiBp4&start_radio=1
Forum: Foo
09-02-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 80,579
Posted By skidder

A little bit 'o rockabilly for your labor Day...

A little bit 'o rockabilly for your labor Day enjoyment:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByVatz6AmbI&list=RDByVatz6AmbI&start_radio=1
...
09-02-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,532
Posted By skidder

I'm not aware of any strictly bicycle stunt...

I'm not aware of any strictly bicycle stunt shows, but you can try BMX events. Its primarily males, but they do have some female competitors, too. Pretty amazing what some of these folks can do on...
Forum: Foo
09-01-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 103,993
Posted By skidder

Here's a 3-in-1 for Sunday. Guitarist Junior...

Here's a 3-in-1 for Sunday. Guitarist Junior Brown doing a surf medley:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=497ZmAsGAT4&list=RDMMH5vZI2DiBp4&index=7
09-01-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 722
Posted By skidder

I haven't been down Hwy 395/14 in a few years,...

I haven't been down Hwy 395/14 in a few years, but you shouldn't have road access issues until you get to Lancaster/Palmdale; you'll probably have to find surface street as you go through there...
Forum: Foo
09-01-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 103,993
Posted By skidder

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion covering Blondie's...

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion covering Blondie's 'Call Me' :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdhnM3sbhRw&list=RDMMH5vZI2DiBp4&index=6
08-31-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,559
Posted By skidder

You don't have to worry about riding down Bushard...

You don't have to worry about riding down Bushard for a while - the section over the freeway between Warner and Slater (just north of the high school) has been closed down. Guess its next on the...
08-29-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,259
Posted By skidder

So what's your question?

So what's your question?
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,272
Posted By skidder

Q: What brand is that? OR any link to a website...

Q: What brand is that? OR any link to a website for it? I might be able to uses something like that on a fixed-in-place concrete table in my backyard.
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,272
Posted By skidder

I'm in the middle of remodeling my kitchen, and...

I'm in the middle of remodeling my kitchen, and looked at induction cooking appliances, but decided to stick with gas. Biggest reason was electric prices here in Southern California have gone up 25%...
08-20-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,192
Posted By skidder

Go see your doctor ASAP. If it is DVT its...

Go see your doctor ASAP. If it is DVT its nothing to put off. Blood clots could break free from your legs and migrate up to your heart and plug a vein in it. I have it in only one leg, occurred...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,626
Posted By skidder

As impure as my tap water. Your...

As impure as my tap water.



Your picture of five women in lingerie and begging is giving me some VERY unpure thoughts!!:innocent:
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By skidder

Some of the more notable climbers peaks in the...

Some of the more notable climbers peaks in the Sierra Nevada mountains that require a rap build up a good collection of slings (with/without carabiners) so its easy to find where to set up your rap...
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By skidder

Thanks for the picture, never saw one of those...

Thanks for the picture, never saw one of those back in my days. It would be useful if you're doing a lot of rappelling, probably good if doing long belays, too, so you and the belayer would know how...
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,569
Posted By skidder

He was probably dressed that way so motorists...

He was probably dressed that way so motorists would notice him reducing his chance of getting hit. Kinda like those bike riders who put a single red blinky light on back of their black/gray colored...
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,280
Posted By skidder

Not sure what you're talking about as my...

Not sure what you're talking about as my experience was back in the 1970s-1990s. For us it was the diameter, the dynamic stretch, and the overall length. Typically use 11MM for aided climbs on...
08-17-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,422
Posted By skidder

See if the Redlands Bicycle Classic has any road...

See if the Redlands Bicycle Classic has any road races for non-pros (its in March each year). They used to have a road race/fun ride during the week for non-pros, but may have switched it to...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,416
Posted By skidder

I don't think you'll ever let the facts get in...

I don't think you'll ever let the facts get in the way of thinking your Zerowater test device is accurate. From my days working for a water and sewer agency: California requires its water providers...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,416
Posted By skidder

Not sure whats in the test kit they gave you, but...

Not sure whats in the test kit they gave you, but I'd guess its measuring 'water hardness', which is primarily calcium and magnesium ions. Hardness will effect water's taste quality, but its...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 714
Posted By skidder

Always wondered about Margaret Court's Grand Slam...

Always wondered about Margaret Court's Grand Slam tennis titles record. Since the women only play a 'best two-out-of-three-sets' competition, while the men have to play a 'three-out-of-five-sets',...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,416
Posted By skidder

I drink tap water. Question for you - do you...

I drink tap water.

Question for you - do you live in Los Angeles (the City), and have you checked the annual water quality report the DWP puts out? They measure lead levels 'at the tap', and...
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