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Forum: Foo
10-18-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,073
Posted By himespau

So sorry, sounds like lots of patience will be...

So sorry, sounds like lots of patience will be the key going forward.
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10,224
Views: 2,076,308
Posted By himespau

Do people drive Toyota pickups in Texas? I was...

Do people drive Toyota pickups in Texas? I was under the impression that it was pretty exclusively American made pickups with a mandatory gun rack down there.
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-16-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,025
Posted By himespau

Selling a business like this at a time like this...

Selling a business like this at a time like this is a hard thing. I felt really bad a couple years ago when legendary builder (of non-folding bikes) Bruce Gordon tried to sell his shop and couldn't...
10-16-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 415
Posted By himespau

Maybe custom-made frames didn't have the normal...

Maybe custom-made frames didn't have the normal serial numbering scheme to keep them separate?
Replies: 16
Views: 1,314
Posted By himespau

It's a nice-looking frame, but I'm going to have...

It's a nice-looking frame, but I'm going to have to agree with the others. People looking in the $150 or less range would expect a kickstand on the bike. Collectors and classic bike riders in the...
10-16-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,120
Posted By himespau

And they'd be lighter than modern e-bikes too....

And they'd be lighter than modern e-bikes too. Any weight would lower the center of gravity to keep the bike more stable while still allowing appropriate planing.
:roflmao2:
10-16-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 355
Posted By himespau

Nice

Nice
10-15-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 476
Posted By himespau

Nice Find!

Nice Find!
10-15-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 436
Posted By himespau

That was what I did and I didn't have any...

That was what I did and I didn't have any problems in Boston 7-8 years ago when I did it.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 248
Views: 6,932
Posted By himespau

Just finished season 5 of Schitt's Creek. ...

Just finished season 5 of Schitt's Creek. Excellent.
10-14-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 373
Posted By himespau

Yeah, a little surprising given that it's called...

Yeah, a little surprising given that it's called Pro and lacks eyelets/braze ons for rack or fenders.
10-10-19, 09:20 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,330
Posted By himespau

I especially appreciate sharrows when I'm...

I especially appreciate sharrows when I'm exploring a trail or MUP somewhere new and they guide me on which roads I need to ride to get back to it when there is a segment that has to be completed by...
10-10-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,493
Posted By himespau

Me as well. I liked them, but they did come off...

Me as well. I liked them, but they did come off easily. Those and some waterbottles are probably most of my losses so far. Well, I have lost a couple of single gloves and an arm warmer, but those...
Forum: Foo
10-10-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,061
Posted By himespau

Yup, increase our diversity tolerance as well...

Yup, increase our diversity tolerance as well...
10-10-19, 07:44 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,257
Posted By himespau

Yeah, that does not sound fun.

Yeah, that does not sound fun.
Replies: 31
Views: 1,283
Posted By himespau

Yeah, when I was a kid in the 80's, there was...

Yeah, when I was a kid in the 80's, there was city league soccer with parent volunteer coaches that you paid like $20 a season for. Then, you had school leagues for many other sports that cost like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By himespau

That sounds nice. Not sure nice enough that I...

That sounds nice. Not sure nice enough that I could justify springing for it, but nice nonetheless.
10-09-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By himespau

I'd argue it is cheating, but, if everyone else...

I'd argue it is cheating, but, if everyone else is doing it and getting away with it, doing it is a calculated risk. It's kind of like the highway on my commute home. The posted limit is 55, but...
10-09-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 588
Posted By himespau

Yeah, stop it then, or let it slide.

Yeah, stop it then, or let it slide.
10-09-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 759
Posted By himespau

really, really nice.

really, really nice.
Forum: Foo
10-09-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 439
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I didn't think it was a problem until my...

Yeah, I didn't think it was a problem until my boss yelled at me about how it was unprofessional to get personal packages at work and said that he'd been yelled at by the supervisor of our mail...
Forum: Foo
10-07-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 439
Posted By himespau

the mail folks who are employees here have to...

the mail folks who are employees here have to sort it and deliver it to our departmental office from the general usps dropoff and then the secretaries have to sort it from that dropoff and put it in...
Forum: Foo
10-07-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 439
Posted By himespau

I used to do that until I got yelled at by my...

I used to do that until I got yelled at by my boss for abusing work resources. Fortunately, the package I got yelled at about was something I needed for my work, so I showed it to my boss and he...
10-07-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 201,555
Posted By himespau

So a little square of ground in the woods is...

So a little square of ground in the woods is free. Access to toilets and showers costs you $200, at least that's what improved campsites meant when I was growing up. Maybe it means something...
10-05-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 17,904
Views: 2,808,016
Posted By himespau

I wish I had the garage space for one of those.

I wish I had the garage space for one of those.
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,584
Posted By himespau

Dunno, maybe the think they can get it from some...

Dunno, maybe the think they can get it from some and won't get that much if they don't ask. Maybe they know that insurance will only pay at most 25-33% of the asking price so they have to build that...
Forum: Foo
10-04-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,584
Posted By himespau

Healthcare is expensive because only people with...

Healthcare is expensive because only people with no negotiating power pay the full sticker price. I recently had some major (non-elective) surgery on my leg. I just got the statement from the...
10-03-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4,114
Views: 201,555
Posted By himespau

Seems like an honest gripe to me.

Seems like an honest gripe to me.
10-03-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,731
Posted By himespau

I built up a 1985(?) ST400 for my wife and I was...

I built up a 1985(?) ST400 for my wife and I was able to get SKS longboard fenders and 32 mm Panaracer Paselas in there, but it's a tight fit (maybe 3 mm clearance at the tightest spot). Could...
10-02-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 606
Posted By himespau

Many years ago, I got a number of long sleeved...

Many years ago, I got a number of long sleeved Starter (I think) compression shirts for like $5 or $7 each. Not at all warm, but they've done the job of a lightweight base layer almost as well as...
09-30-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 17,904
Views: 2,808,016
Posted By himespau

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
09-30-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By himespau

No saltwater dock. It's just that the newer ones...

No saltwater dock. It's just that the newer ones seem to be less solidly made. The rust started around the powdercoating around the holes where the different parts of the cooking chamber are...
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By himespau

Oh yeah, no, this is a gas grill. I always keep...

Oh yeah, no, this is a gas grill. I always keep it covered and it's under a cover in the winter, but the bottom is just rusting out, so are all the cast iron grills that the food goes on.
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By himespau

My problem with the Weber is the bottom of the...

My problem with the Weber is the bottom of the grill part (which is only 5 years old) is rusting out badly. Not sure I can replace that without a whole new grill.
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,584
Posted By himespau

But you don't have a choice about whether or not...

But you don't have a choice about whether or not to order from a machine (the entire point of this multipage thread that we've been talking about for days).
Forum: Foo
09-29-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By himespau

My issue with Amazon is that they "guarantee" it...

My issue with Amazon is that they "guarantee" it will be there tomorrow by 9 pm if you order in the next X hours and Y minutes. Yeah, that guarantee isn't worth **** as half the time at least one of...
Replies: 17
Views: 2,407
Posted By himespau

It is indeed a beautiful zombie.

It is indeed a beautiful zombie.
Replies: 14
Views: 3,720
Posted By himespau

Not sure what I'd do. I'd like that frame (and...

Not sure what I'd do. I'd like that frame (and it's my size-ish), but that dent would definitely be making me wonder about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 945
Posted By himespau

Hope you enjoy it.

Hope you enjoy it.
Replies: 54
Views: 3,049
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I have people ask me to do that all the...

Yeah, I have people ask me to do that all the time and have the nerve to get angry with me when I say, "um, no". If I give my word, that's that.
09-27-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,342
Posted By himespau

Hoping it all comes out for the best.

Hoping it all comes out for the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 693
Posted By himespau

very nice bike

very nice bike
Replies: 23
Views: 2,037
Posted By himespau

nice bike. bummer about the hoods.

nice bike. bummer about the hoods.
Forum: Foo
09-27-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,724
Posted By himespau

I had a tubus rack ship to me missing one of the...

I had a tubus rack ship to me missing one of the plugs on the ends of one of the tubes. Totally cosmetic thing, and I'd bought it from a tubus dealer in europe because it was a model Wayne didn't...
09-27-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 315
Posted By himespau

If you're running it underpressure, are you...

If you're running it underpressure, are you perhaps bottoming out? Usually the issue with that is pinch flats, but I could see the sidewall getting damaged over time, especially if it happens on a...
09-26-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 2,149
Views: 672,896
Posted By himespau

I don't know, that looks like an effective...

I don't know, that looks like an effective locking positioning to me. I'd imagine the lock is stowed differently while riding.
09-26-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By himespau

nice

nice
Forum: Foo
09-26-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,584
Posted By himespau

Trailers for sale or rent, rooms to let, 50 cents.

Trailers for sale or rent, rooms to let, 50 cents.
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,584
Posted By himespau

Some places essentially do that by not staffing...

Some places essentially do that by not staffing the counter.
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,584
Posted By himespau

I recently got out of the hospital after a brief...

I recently got out of the hospital after a brief stay recovering from some surgery. The nurses seemed surprised by all the "please"s, "thank you"s, and "yes ma'am"s. My wife commented to one of the...
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