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Forum: Touring
11-21-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,054
Posted By late

Is your bike valuable? If it is, there's a...

Is your bike valuable?

If it is, there's a company that does nothing but ship bikes overseas. It's expensive, I used it when I went. They have good insurance, and a lot of experience. Make sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 864
Posted By late

Eventually I gave up with pedal systems. I use...

Eventually I gave up with pedal systems. I use ordinary shoes and traditional pedals and my orthotics.

Oh, I also use shims under the innersole to deal with my pronation.
11-15-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 836
Posted By late

I'd swap out the derailleur for a longer one. If...

I'd swap out the derailleur for a longer one. If you can find an old Suntour MTB derailleur...

As others have suggested, you can go 7 speed.
...
11-12-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,117
Posted By late

Get the E-bike. I did, and I've been riding...

Get the E-bike.

I did, and I've been riding again. The goal is to get back on my old bike. But, in the meantime, the E-bike is great exercise, and riding has improved my fitness loads.
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 569
Posted By late

It's a really good show, everyone should watch it.

It's a really good show, everyone should watch it.
11-05-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 595
Posted By late

The RB1 had tubing designed to be used for...

The RB1 had tubing designed to be used for bicycles. I've ridden one, it had a lovely ride.
11-05-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,368
Posted By late

Dunno. My 'Schwinn' is a Gunnar Sport....

Dunno.

My 'Schwinn' is a Gunnar Sport. That's a pic I grabbed because I liked the bike.
11-04-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,368
Posted By late

Best Schwinn is a Waterford, this one's ready to...

Best Schwinn is a Waterford, this one's ready to Rando

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11-03-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,763
Posted By late

Process of elimination. First step is a...

Process of elimination.

First step is a professional bike fit. If you can, get an expensive, thorough one. A lot of bike shops can throw a good fit together on the cheap, but a lot of them can't....
11-02-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,764
Posted By late

If you're new to coconut water, or don't like it,...

If you're new to coconut water, or don't like it, Trader Joes sparkling coconut water with Yuzu is kinda awesome.
https://www.eatthis.com/trader-joes-sparkling-coconut-water-yuzu/

You can get the...
11-02-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,376
Posted By late

I got a 69 Varsity and went off to college. ...

I got a 69 Varsity and went off to college.

My classmates all had Italian bikes, and they were delicate. Somebody always got a flat or bent a rim. My bike was slower, but it was next to...
11-01-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By late

A lot of games come out of the console world....

A lot of games come out of the console world. While this port to the PC is pretty good, I am not a fan of the crazed sword slinging where you have to hit an opponent a dozen times with a 100 pound...
10-31-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By late

First impression, way too much rpg stuff. ...

First impression, way too much rpg stuff.

After an hour of mostly watching cutscenes, it was midnight, and time to go to bed. The game wouldn't let me quit. I had to ctrl/alt/delete to get out of...
10-30-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By late

For better or worse, in sickness or in health, I...

For better or worse, in sickness or in health, I bought it.

May the video game gods have mercy on my soul.
10-30-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By late

Anybody play Monster Hunter World?

Steam has it on sale for half price. I buy about a dozen games before I find one I actually like. So buying stuff at full retail would be craaaazy.

So I wait.

Monster Hunter looks like a cross...
10-20-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By late

I put those on a bike, at some point. I honestly...

I put those on a bike, at some point. I honestly don't remember anything about them.
10-20-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 423
Posted By late

Anybody know about Rotor chain rings?

These are oval chain rings that are supposed to be easy on knees. Look expensive.

I'm retired, so the idea of making life a little easier on my antique knees sounds great.
...
09-16-19, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 338
Posted By late

Are there any hybrid ebikes with 650b or 26 inch wheels?

My wife is 5' 2" and needs an ebike to keep up with me.

We only ride on roads, and her current bike is set up as a hybrid. So she needs a 26" wheel, or 650b. (geometry issues)

She doesn't want...
09-12-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 25,075
Posted By late

Other than the fact that I am 68, that is my...

Other than the fact that I am 68, that is my situation. Without the ebike, I just can't ride.
09-07-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By late

Try Lucifer. ...

Try Lucifer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ES9Utb-t01g
Forum: Northeast
08-15-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,510
Posted By late

Thanks, yeah, 302 to 16 to Pinkham Notch. You...

Thanks, yeah, 302 to 16 to Pinkham Notch. You can loop it by taking a right on rte 2 at Gorham and then right onto 113. You can return to Conway on Hurricane Mtn rd.
08-14-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,346
Posted By late

For $4k it should be pretty good. But there...

For $4k it should be pretty good.

But there are a lot of ebikes at that price point, and you might want to look at them, as well.

My ebike has a 275 watt motor, which is a bit cheaper, and...
08-14-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,182
Posted By late

Pic? Could be a generator for a light.

Pic?

Could be a generator for a light.
Forum: Northeast
08-14-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,510
Posted By late

North Conway is a great place to use as a base...

North Conway is a great place to use as a base for rides.

If you like medium rides, try the Bear Notch Loop. A long but easy ride goes south from Conway down one side of the border, and then back...
Forum: Northeast
08-14-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 817
Posted By late

https://www.amazon.com/25-Bicycle-Tours-Maine-Coas...

https://www.amazon.com/25-Bicycle-Tours-Maine-Coastal/dp/0881504106

https://bikenewengland.com/bicycle-rides-in-maine/

Explore Maine by Bike (http://exploremaine.org/bike/)
...
08-04-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,071
Posted By late

Need a cheap fireproof container to store the battery in.

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I don't want to keep the battery in my hot garage. At the moment it's...
07-30-19, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,829
Posted By late

A disaster nasty enough to require a bugout kit...

A disaster nasty enough to require a bugout kit likely took out cell service.

If it's not that bad, then you don't need a bugout kit.

If you're serious about this, you want to do real planning....
07-28-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,219
Posted By late

I have a question about an old movie: A New Leaf

We just watched A New Leaf.

It's a 1971 dark romantic comedy, sort of. I don't know if a younger crowd would appreciate it. You can find a trailer on Youtube. Don't watch the free version on...
07-26-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By late

Wiseacre: You just binged the whole freaking...

Wiseacre: You just binged the whole freaking season, didn't you.

Late: Well, sort of, I did skip over a bunch of it, but yeah.

Wiseacre: So when were you going to tell us?

Late: Never,...
07-26-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,642
Posted By late

Another Life

Another Life is a Netflix scifi series. It is bad, and gets steadily worse. I won't inflict you with all the ways it's bad, I don't want to type that much, in any case.

So let's focus on a few...
07-25-19, 05:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By late

The Space combat is really good. We're going...

The Space combat is really good.

We're going to have to agree to disagree on character development. That's one of the real strengths of the books, you have a bunch of strong, unique characters...
07-24-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,459
Posted By late

The Expanse: the tv show versus the books

I like the tv show. But they keep dumbing the plot and characters down. Which means they throw out a lot of my favorite moments in the books. Chrisjun Avarasala is my favorite character in the books....
Forum: Northeast
07-19-19, 11:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,797
Posted By late

The aquarium, Cambridge.

The aquarium, Cambridge.
07-14-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,389
Posted By late

We need to narrow things down a bit. What...

We need to narrow things down a bit.

What style, hybrid, sport, performance, or mtn? A sport bike is a drop bar road bike with relaxed geometry.

Will you be commuting, rec riding, touring??
...
06-28-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,887
Posted By late

Miller comes back, sort of. You'd love Gunny in...

Miller comes back, sort of. You'd love Gunny in the book.
06-21-19, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,887
Posted By late

The Expanse, news and views

The 9th book is coming out next year, and it will be the last.

I stopped watching the tv show when my preamp died, and that hiatus lasted a whole year. During that year I read the first 4 or 5...
05-29-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,465
Posted By late

I have an ebike with a Shimano motor. Not...

I have an ebike with a Shimano motor. Not suggesting that over any of the others, but my impression is that it's a little cheaper. After you get one, learn about the batteries. I've been wondering...
05-29-19, 06:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,302
Posted By late

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/cheap-cycling-jers...

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05-09-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,565
Posted By late

https://www.aerotechdesigns.com/gelpaleandco.html

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Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By late

You're a musician. It sounds good out in the...

You're a musician. It sounds good out in the audience, which just might be why they are there...

Musicians are rarely audiophiles, I don't know why.
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By late

That's warlock to you...

That's warlock to you...
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 01:43 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By late

Art is hardly insignificant.

Art is hardly insignificant.
Forum: Foo
05-07-19, 01:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By late

That was what was playing while I was writing. It...

That was what was playing while I was writing. It served to make the point. There are differing ideas about the reproduction of music. This one is easy to live with.

As one of the posters said,...
Forum: Foo
05-06-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,918
Posted By late

No, just plain too much. Small speakers in small...

No, just plain too much. Small speakers in small room, medium sized in medium sized rooms, etc.

One quick trick to make a subwoofer behave is to put it where you sit. Wander around the room...
Forum: Foo
05-04-19, 04:38 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,918
Posted By late

My speakers are large floor standers. They have...

My speakers are large floor standers. They have 12 inch woofers. When a show is well recorded, they can add a lot.

So let's talk emotional impact for a minute. This is a variable, so let me dial...
04-30-19, 12:20 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 166,541
Posted By late

This was an evolution of sorts. Once lenders knew...

This was an evolution of sorts. Once lenders knew how to handle risk, they could make all sorts of loans they couldn't before. In Medieval towns, the church was the center of town. Once markets...
04-30-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 166,541
Posted By late

Italy. The funny thing about capitalism is...

Italy.

The funny thing about capitalism is that it was about global trade from the very start. In Rennaisance Italy, bankers developed a way to handle international trade.

There's quite a few...
04-29-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 166,541
Posted By late

That's a somewhat artificial distinction. You...

That's a somewhat artificial distinction. You can't have a modern economy without modern economics, and that includes a financial sector.

You are, of course, referring to financialisation, which...
04-23-19, 09:52 PM
Replies: 1,712
Views: 166,541
Posted By late

Look at Renaissance Italy. Banking, as we know...

Look at Renaissance Italy. Banking, as we know it, got it's start there. I think they also started the first embassies, which were cooperatives to help ships that got into trouble.

Not knocking...
Forum: Foo
04-16-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,469
Posted By late

There are expensive rock speakers. Not a fan, but...

There are expensive rock speakers. Not a fan, but whatevs..

First, consider using your stereo to improve the sound off your tv. I almost never listen to music there now, but sometimes they add a...
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