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04-03-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 325
Posted By CliffordK

James Watson, the father of DNA... without...

James Watson, the father of DNA... without which, we'd still be back in the age of the 1918 flu, really liked Vitamin C. And, of course, the benefits of fruit.
04-03-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 325
Posted By CliffordK

Interesting... Thanks, So, with the immune...

Interesting... Thanks,

So, with the immune system, damned if you do, damned if you don't.

An autoimmune disorder triggered by a virus similar to Type 1 Diabetes, or Lupus would be interesting,...
04-03-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 325
Posted By CliffordK

I wasn't suggesting NSAIDs. Rather...

I wasn't suggesting NSAIDs. Rather Corticosteroids as anti-inflamatories.

Aspirin, and some salicylate containing drugs such as Pepto Bismol, of course, are also associated with Reye’s syndrome....
04-03-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 325
Posted By CliffordK

Thus, one of the standard treatments of pneumonia...

Thus, one of the standard treatments of pneumonia is steroids. Although, I have no doubt it is a tight rope, one needs a certain amount of immune response, just not too much.

Perhaps one should...
04-03-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 325
Posted By CliffordK

I read one of the early trials of one of the...

I read one of the early trials of one of the drugs in China. It seemed to show moderate improvement among the patients, but didn't reach statistical significance.

However, the trial was conducted...
04-03-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 185,200
Posted By CliffordK

The cats are probably amazed that their owners...

The cats are probably amazed that their owners can actually sleep so many hours a night!!!

Latte is out hunting now, I think.
04-03-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 74
Posted By CliffordK

Coronavirus and bulk foods?

Ok, while I've mostly given up on coffee, I do like my Hot Chocolate, which I currently make as a mix of cacao, powdered milk, sugar, and boiling water.

As my supplies were dwindling, I was...
04-03-20, 02:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 152
Posted By CliffordK

Right. Small tip for square taper. Large tip (or...

Right. Small tip for square taper. Large tip (or something) for Octalink, ISIS, etc.

Some cranks will use washers which can also get in the way. Especially vintage Campagnolo. If you're back into...
04-02-20, 11:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 358
Posted By CliffordK

You might try a shim. Perhaps try cutting a...

You might try a shim. Perhaps try cutting a piece of soda/beer can and slip it between the bracket and the derailleur, just filling the outside half of the bracket, and nothing on the inside half. ...
04-02-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 358
Posted By CliffordK

It isn't bumping on something like the wire is it?

It isn't bumping on something like the wire is it?
04-02-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 358
Posted By CliffordK

Have you tried loosening the bolt and rotating...

Have you tried loosening the bolt and rotating the derailleur? You may have to get it fairly loose, and make sure the bolt actually shifts as you twist. Most derailleur braze-ons have a fair amount...
04-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By CliffordK

Excellent point. But, will we arrive at a point...

Excellent point. But, will we arrive at a point where they'll start unplugging Americans deemed of little import to make way for those deemed more important?

Some states hare reopened...
04-01-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By CliffordK

I see this topic got banished :crash: I got...

I see this topic got banished :crash:

I got an E-Mail about "Ride The Rim" today.

https://ridetherimoregon.com/

They do have a general COVID-19 page:...
03-31-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,274
Posted By CliffordK

I was out and about yesterday. I passed a...

I was out and about yesterday. I passed a hitchhiker on a back road, during the evening. I didn't really have any place for him, but I have picked up hitchhikers in the past. But, as I drove past,...
03-30-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 662
Posted By CliffordK

You can probably fit on a 7s freewheel. It would...

You can probably fit on a 7s freewheel. It would depend on the hub, but may need the axle respaced, and the truing redished.

There is some variability in freewheels. I found the DNP EPOCH (11T,...
03-30-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 662
Posted By CliffordK

I've jumped from freewheels to mostly cassettes,...

I've jumped from freewheels to mostly cassettes, but will still do friction shifting on some bikes.

Nonetheless, I've also used newer freewheels.

Pros of newer freewheels and cassettes:

...
03-29-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 671
Posted By CliffordK

A new technology company has popped up as a...

A new technology company has popped up as a leader in Coronavirus research: A B B O T T

'A game changer': FDA authorizes ****tt Labs' portable, 5-minute coronavirus test the size of a toaster...
03-28-20, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By CliffordK

https://ktvz.com/news/coronavirus/2020/03/27/covid...

https://ktvz.com/news/coronavirus/2020/03/27/covid-19-closures-national-forests-blm-recreation-sites-deschutes-john-day-rivers/
https://www.fs.usda.gov/about-agency/covid19-updates

As far as I...
03-28-20, 09:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By CliffordK

If you go into your album "My Post Pictures"...

If you go into your album "My Post Pictures" above, then click on "Edit Album" in blue, you will get a screen where you can either drag and drop photos, or click on "Upload from Computer" and get a...
03-28-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 180
Posted By CliffordK

I aways upload directly to my album page. ...

I aways upload directly to my album page.
Nyah's Album

https://www.bikeforums.net/g/user/489639
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/15772553

I see at some time you uploade a snap of one of my...
03-28-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,241
Posted By CliffordK

At least this popped up in the Political Forum. ...

At least this popped up in the Political Forum.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1323x833/80-gunz_1d711c6c57d7e51e57ebb18602f5e8056c8c9f12.gif
...
03-28-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By CliffordK

This is what Cycle Oregon did a couple of years...

This is what Cycle Oregon did a couple of years ago.
2017 Classic Cancellation Information ? Cycle Oregon (http://www.cycleoregon.com/ride/2017-classic-cancelled/)

I think it turned out to be a...
03-28-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By CliffordK

:foo: I see. So, they won't just refund a...

:foo:

I see. So, they won't just refund a single rider. But, haven't decided what to do about the ride as a whole.

Registration is still open.
03-28-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By CliffordK

At this point, we are very early. We don't know...

At this point, we are very early.
We don't know how seasonal the virus will be.

Through some pretty extreme efforts, China has mostly cleared their virus (about 2 months), and is mostly back to...
03-28-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,108
Posted By CliffordK

That is dated 2019, and pertains to individual...

That is dated 2019, and pertains to individual refunds. I don't think they have made a decision on 2020 yet.

Here is their news and update page:...
Forum: Touring
03-25-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 623
Posted By CliffordK

I agree, it might not be a problem if one is 100%...

I agree, it might not be a problem if one is 100% self-supporting. Bring 100% of the food one needs for the 2/3 day out and back ride. Is one riding from the doorstep, park & ride, or planning on...
Forum: Foo
03-25-20, 01:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By CliffordK

And the problem with grabbing photos out of...

And the problem with grabbing photos out of context off the web. Apparently from some internet stories circulating around 2014, using photos stolen from various articles in 2009 during the middle of...
03-24-20, 09:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By CliffordK

I'd probably look for around $150 for Chorus, and...

I'd probably look for around $150 for Chorus, and $200 for Record/Super Record.

You may find cranks without rings, but then you can spend a pretty penny on new rings.

But, you could have a...
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By CliffordK

Is that from the 2008 recession? We'll...

Is that from the 2008 recession?

We'll likely see that once again as Trump's recession hits full swing.
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 336
Posted By CliffordK

Odd decision. The company doesn't seem to be...

Odd decision.

The company doesn't seem to be out of business. Perhaps upgrading models? Still, it is not uncommon for businesses to sell old models. Repaint? Then move to something...
03-24-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 308
Posted By CliffordK

I've found the compact Campy cranks a pain to...

I've found the compact Campy cranks a pain to source, and generally more expensive than the "standard".

Campagnolo Record 11 Speed Ultra Torque Carbon 50/34 175 mm Crankset, $220 + $15...
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

Good point. Some stuff that can be thrown in the...

Good point. Some stuff that can be thrown in the autoclave will be OK, as well as specific procedure tools. There was talk about reusing respirators, but no need to keep them on hold until they're...
03-24-20, 05:41 PM
Forum: Foo
03-24-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

A lot of hospitals are cancelling non-emergency...

A lot of hospitals are cancelling non-emergency procedures.

It is unclear the risk, perhaps it depends on where one is, but there is some risk of acquiring coronavirus in hospitals. Probably...
03-23-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,062
Posted By CliffordK

Here is my C40 that I've posted a couple of...

Here is my C40 that I've posted a couple of times. Perhaps time to upgrade to a C50?

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=585202

It straddles the line between vintage and...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 621
Posted By CliffordK

Best wishes for all!!! I was going to...

Best wishes for all!!!

I was going to suggest calling them and asking if they needed anything dropped on their porch, but you may well be in the same boat. You can avoid your sister, but your...
03-22-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 2,065
Views: 185,200
Posted By CliffordK

Her album has been growing... ;) From first...

Her album has been growing... ;) From first coming in the window, still with plenty of kitten fuzz..
https://www.bikeforums.net/g/album/15055247

Latte does travel reasonably well. A few...
Forum: Foo
03-21-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

jyl? ...

jyl?
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/1160957-my-latest-resto-project-c-v-cycling-related.html
...
Forum: Foo
03-20-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

I was out and about today. Our grocery...

I was out and about today.

Our grocery stores are normally open 24 hours a day and the midnight hours can be relaxing, occasionally bumping into store stockers.

But, apparently they have been...
Forum: Foo
03-20-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

The point is that if you have a home espresso...

The point is that if you have a home espresso maker, then there is no need to use filters. You still need the ground coffee or beans though.
03-20-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,042
Posted By CliffordK

Latte... giving up on the little shrews. ...

Latte... giving up on the little shrews.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/962x1212/80-lattemouse_90a60e62ea9fb3c96ff59f7ec382ca9f84220464.jpg

We have a rule that if you...
Forum: Foo
03-19-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

Are you the only person in Seattle that doesn't...

Are you the only person in Seattle that doesn't drink Espresso?

"Cowboy Coffee"?
03-19-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

There is a lot of information about every...

There is a lot of information about every website, if you only know where to look.

WHOIS

It can also be used to help differentiate fraud websites... so look for registration details that don't...
03-19-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 855
Posted By CliffordK

WHOIS search results Domain Name:...

WHOIS search results
Domain Name: BIKEFORUMS.NET
Registry Domain ID: 68313122_DOMAIN_NET-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Updated Date:...
03-18-20, 11:41 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 832
Posted By CliffordK

One of the primary diagnostics of Coronavirus is...

One of the primary diagnostics of Coronavirus is pneumonia. You mention about 5% hospitalization which may be about right depending on a person's risk factors. The disease is far more deadly to the...
03-18-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,772
Posted By CliffordK

China???? My last E-Bay purchase (in the...

China????

My last E-Bay purchase (in the USA) has been routed through Kent Washington where it is now STUCK... hopefully not for long, but why do they have to ship to a Coronavirus Hotbed?
Forum: Foo
03-18-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,496
Posted By CliffordK

I just got home from shopping. Wow, what a...

I just got home from shopping. Wow, what a change from a week ago.

I can imagine the stores are struggling. Fortunately I didn't see any signs of price gouging (although in some cases there was...
Forum: Commuting
03-17-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 423
Posted By CliffordK

I think that may be changing, having gone through...

I think that may be changing, having gone through an era where one could barely squeeze 23mm tires into the bikes. But, it varies, and I'm not sure which ones have increased clearance.

However,...
03-17-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,274
Posted By CliffordK

Nah, I can pick you a bouquet if you wish.

Nah,
I can pick you a bouquet if you wish.
03-17-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,274
Posted By CliffordK

We don't have poison ivy here, it is back east. ...

We don't have poison ivy here, it is back east.

We do have poison oak. My exposure has dropped off over the years, and I have thought that I need to boost the immunity a bit through periodic...
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