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Forum: Foo
12-11-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 23
Posted By Juan Foote

I used to work for a reef and aquaria store, and...

I used to work for a reef and aquaria store, and yes, LOADS of people did this. Same exact medicine. Fraction of the cost.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-19, 11:20 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,825
Posted By Juan Foote

I have never walked into a shop that would order...

I have never walked into a shop that would order an out of stock size for a test ride. The only condition I have ever seen for a special order is your purchase of said.
I have had shops check...
11-28-19, 10:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,293
Posted By Juan Foote

I have had many things thrown at me. The only...

I have had many things thrown at me. The only thing to actually hit me was a boiled egg from a car passing me. I went off the road into a ditch that had just been bushhogged and was lucky not to have...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,238
Posted By Juan Foote

This discussion could readily turn to a...

This discussion could readily turn to a politico-social commentary, so just keeping it light...
I would like to think that "higher" life forms with "advanced" intelligence would have adopted a Star...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,238
Posted By Juan Foote

I think that yes, most definitely there is other...

I think that yes, most definitely there is other intelligent life in the universe. Far too vast for there not to be. I am semi convinced that in one fashion or another they have likely already found...
Forum: Foo
11-10-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,022
Posted By Juan Foote

I play paintball with him every few months. He is...

I play paintball with him every few months. He is alive and well. Does electrical work as his main digs, part of the union and all. Those haircuts get expensive.
10-19-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, that appears to be the one I have. On the...

Yes, that appears to be the one I have. On the non lever side it has an adjustment on the cam where you can make it wider or more narrow. I have it on the wide setting and it's still really hard to...
10-18-19, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Juan Foote

It will clamp down on a wide axle bike. The issue...

It will clamp down on a wide axle bike. The issue is the force required to do so is becoming beyond my diminishing strength. I can load and unload my road bike with ease. For the Hybrids I...
10-18-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Juan Foote

It does indeed have an adjustment for various...

It does indeed have an adjustment for various widths....
10-18-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 320
Posted By Juan Foote

About a fluid trainer

So, I picked up a Cycle Ops Fluid2 trainer last year. Been getting a bit of use out of it. Just added a screen to the area in the garage where it resides, and am looking for another trainer. I like...
10-18-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,063
Posted By Juan Foote

Yup, I have commonly walked inside establishments...

Yup, I have commonly walked inside establishments with my bike. Most places don't even look twice.

One time in a hotel they told me not to roll them through the lobby, but then didn't have a...
Forum: Southeast
10-15-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 116
Posted By Juan Foote

Snyder Cycles

This is probably old news to most of you, but as of Dec 2018 Snyder closed permanently. I wasn't a regular customer there, but had been recommended to them for a custom bike build. I had them in my...
10-09-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,678
Posted By Juan Foote

I haven't gotten fully used to the skirt yet...

I haven't gotten fully used to the skirt yet either, however this one is "stitched" and I have the option to pull that in a bit tighter.
Forum: Foo
10-09-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 228
Posted By Juan Foote

I didn't see a Longhorn...however, this cold...

I didn't see a Longhorn...however, this cold fronts arrival bringing fall-like weather sure was welcome. High 90's all through Sept and the first week of Oct were brutal. Been riding again the last...
10-09-19, 05:00 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,678
Posted By Juan Foote

I purchased the Flyer Imperial and first ride out...

I purchased the Flyer Imperial and first ride out on an unbroken saddle it was by far the best thing I have EVER sat on short of the tadpole trike. Super comfortable. I did end up having to come home...
10-09-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,678
Posted By Juan Foote

Finally got a Brooks saddle.

If you haven't treated your ass to a Brooks saddle yet, are on the fence about comfort.....DO IT!

Best cycling purchase I have made in a long time.
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

I really didn't post this to start some...

I really didn't post this to start some judgement/discussion about the company I work for. I asked what seemed a simple question, and it's segway'ed into this whole other thing.

Thanks for the...
Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 08:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

I love when people make blanket judgements with...

I love when people make blanket judgements with no other information.

Move along, these aren't the droids you are looking for.

#minorinconvenience...
Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

Yup, I flew them once long ago to Vegas IIRC. It...

Yup, I flew them once long ago to Vegas IIRC. It was an experience between the goats, chickens, pigs, Mongolian pilots already wearing parachutes and that guy Indy sitting behind us. Thankfully he...
Forum: Foo
10-03-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, HR Dept....haha, demand changes. I like the...

Lol, HR Dept....haha, demand changes. I like the cut of your sail buddy.
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

Where I appreciate your sarcasm and wit.....I...

Where I appreciate your sarcasm and wit.....I don't travel by plane much at all. Particularly since having my amputation they treat me like my leg is made of cocaine with an extra bomb storage. It's...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

In a city the size of LA that could be...

In a city the size of LA that could be problematic.

I actually halfway considered wearing two sets of clothes, but considering the grief I already put up with being an amputee with TSA figured it...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

Spirit. It was booked by the owner of the company...

Spirit. It was booked by the owner of the company and we were more than disappointed to find that they didn't go ahead and pay for the luggage up front. At the time of booking it was considerably...
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

A Flat Rate box is $15. TBH it would...

A Flat Rate box is $15.

TBH it would probably even be cheaper to just stop somewhere when we land and buy an outfit for the meeting and just leave it. Something Old Navy would work fine.
Forum: Foo
10-02-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,265
Posted By Juan Foote

Flying for business, got a question...

I have some business in LA that I have to fly out for in a month. Booked flights and come to find that the airline does not allow a free carry on or checked bag. They allow a purse and/or a laptop...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,974
Posted By Juan Foote

Hope you find a good resolution.

Hope you find a good resolution.
Forum: Southeast
09-30-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 184
Posted By Juan Foote

Donation to PATH to connect SCT to Beltline

https://www.ajc.com/news/local-govt--politics/cox-gives-million-connect-silver-comet-atlanta/pKMbgS1tDhORwX182Mt3II/?fbclid=IwAR2a21_58TfzK7ifFwelAOZBcJyCOTWr0RwWPNH3B94M70DylvkhGS100zY#

This will...
09-22-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 218,938
Posted By Juan Foote

Trading Paint with John Travolta. The whole story...

Trading Paint with John Travolta. The whole story line was pretty basic and predictable and yet the acting was good the story was well delivered with some real (feeling) heart felt moments. I wasn't...
09-18-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 204
Posted By Juan Foote

Entertainment in the trainer lair

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This addition, two new Brooks saddles, and another trainer in route...
09-17-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,865
Posted By Juan Foote

I found a few random good things and seen a few...

I found a few random good things and seen a few bad things too.

I found a nice Leatherman tool on the ground during a ride in Terra Ceia, FL. I carry it in my bike bag. Have found/seen various...
09-17-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,378
Posted By Juan Foote

Glad you are well enough to post. Hope your...

Glad you are well enough to post. Hope your riding partner recovers quickly. Sounds like she came out on the bad end.

A couple of unsolicited comments regarding the trike recommendations. I rode...
Forum: Foo
09-15-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 10,265
Posted By Juan Foote

windhchaser Save Windy.

windhchaser


Save Windy.
09-12-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,755
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, and my hanging out there ended up in my...

Yes, and my hanging out there ended up in my landing a temporary job there. I really wish the place was still open. People used to bring various beers by as tip to the mechanics and crew, had gold...
Forum: Foo
09-10-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,442
Posted By Juan Foote

I second the green beans. Okra, squash of many...

I second the green beans. Okra, squash of many types, probably even get you a melon or two. Many of the other suggestions seem solid as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,519
Posted By Juan Foote

And yet, here you are proposing that any person...

And yet, here you are proposing that any person you come in contact with in a public place should be more considerate of your desires and what upsets you, than to consider that you are, indeed, out...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,519
Posted By Juan Foote

I find it simply confounding that there are...

I find it simply confounding that there are people out there who think the rest of us should adjust what we do, in public, for their own comfort. Playing music, in a public place, at a reasonable...
Forum: Foo
09-09-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By Juan Foote

I read they were with a group and had a "little...

I read they were with a group and had a "little slip". To me it raises more questions than answers that this "little slip" led to them being completely out of earshot, or interest in finding from the...
Forum: Foo
09-09-19, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,087
Posted By Juan Foote

It would seem to me that IF you were going to go...

It would seem to me that IF you were going to go hiking in a 'wilderness' area that at the very least you would consider having a compass and a crude map of the surrounding area. I mean, I learned...
09-09-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 735
Posted By Juan Foote

They had a trailer available after Burning...

They had a trailer available after Burning Man.....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,642
Posted By Juan Foote

This particular group had an A/B/"C" ride group...

This particular group had an A/B/"C" ride group when I started with them. The A and B both did "no drop" ride days but ALWAYS splintered into two or three actual groups with a sweep. The C group was...
09-05-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 23,865
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not sure the word "rear ended" is...

I am not sure the word "rear ended" is appropriate here. Hit. Run down. Bludgeoned. Those all come to mind.

Driver will barely get a pee pee smack unless they were drunk.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,642
Posted By Juan Foote

I was a member of a local bike club. Among the...

I was a member of a local bike club. Among the perks for being a member was an accident insurance policy with a flat rate payout. There was a large group of competitive riders and racers so for the A...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,519
Posted By Juan Foote

I don't ride on the road, so no issue there. I...

I don't ride on the road, so no issue there. I use a bottle cage speaker and it's super handy because the path users hear me coming without having to use my bell. I typically put it on Pandora's rock...
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 839
Posted By Juan Foote

I read an article not to long back concerning a...

I read an article not to long back concerning a chain of bars who will no longer put through tips like this in regard to the "remorse refusal" issue they have had with CC companies over it.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,823
Posted By Juan Foote

I have to say that several Nissan and Datsun cars...

I have to say that several Nissan and Datsun cars I have owned have been VERY good vehicles for me. I had insane good service out of a Maxima, and old Datsun pickup, and my current Titan. The Z car...
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,823
Posted By Juan Foote

TBH, had an 'extended warranty' deal that turned...

TBH, had an 'extended warranty' deal that turned out to be a good thing to have due to electrical gremlins....however, the YEARS and YEARS of continued calls from that company and the folks they sold...
09-03-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By Juan Foote

A quick guessing based on your video shows this...

A quick guessing based on your video shows this as a recumbent trike, is that right?

Either way...see if the shop can swap you back to a standard pedal power wheel. There are several options for...
09-03-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 28,539
Posted By Juan Foote

In ten pages, I am pretty sure I am just...

In ten pages, I am pretty sure I am just repeating in some similar way what has already been said.

I cannot give a compelling argument for riding on the road, with cars, and not be seriously...
09-03-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,462
Posted By Juan Foote

So, correct me if I am wrong here....is this e...

So, correct me if I am wrong here....is this e wheel such that it actually eliminates your ability to pedal?

I note that in a quick search, and in your video I see no cogs.

It would seem to me,...
09-03-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,400
Views: 218,938
Posted By Juan Foote

I would agree with the caveat that since...

I would agree with the caveat that since "Django/Hateful 8" I have about one more like that to put him in the B list. His early works were genius, refreshing, neat new viewpoint. Pulp, for instance,...
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