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11-21-19, 10:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By FiftySix

Possibly trying to jump on the 19th century...

Possibly trying to jump on the 19th century "safety" bandwagon for a bike where the small wheel leads the large wheel?
11-21-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,473
Posted By FiftySix

Cool old photo. :thumb:

Cool old photo. :thumb:
11-21-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By FiftySix

I thought of this thread when I came across the...

I thought of this thread when I came across the "safety" penny farthing in the link below. Comes with a 19th century tech front lamp.
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Forum: Foo
11-21-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 197
Posted By FiftySix

Wow. Looks painful? :eek:

Wow. Looks painful? :eek:
11-21-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

My sympathies for you are immeasurable. ...

My sympathies for you are immeasurable.

:innocent:
11-20-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

Certainly, their feet were hot from the friction...

Certainly, their feet were hot from the friction of the shoes on the pavement, which is why they kept standing on one foot or another. Also for certain, there aren't many roads that smooth and ripple...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 10,335
Views: 2,102,885
Posted By FiftySix

People are so effin weird. :twitchy:

People are so effin weird. :twitchy:
11-20-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

Anyone here the creator of this video? ...

Anyone here the creator of this video?

https://youtu.be/jJcxtTxqFHQ

Or, this one?

https://youtu.be/2J9YTBUeTr0
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8,312
Views: 797,890
Posted By FiftySix

Sign that goat up for Naval Aviator School.

Sign that goat up for Naval Aviator School.
11-20-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,593
Posted By FiftySix

Tiny is right. They may be bright, but most...

Tiny is right. They may be bright, but most bicycle lights I see look like a pin point unless its aimed at my eyes.

Even cars have moved away from only projector beam head lights in the last...
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 713
Posted By FiftySix

#6...

#6 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) is probably my biggest peeve over here. Sugar is seemingly added to EVERYTHING that's not a dessert or candy. I love eating...
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 148
Posted By FiftySix

Indeed. I want to sleep well through the night. ...

Indeed. I want to sleep well through the night.

Plus, I gotta live with myself the next day. So do my customers.
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 213
Posted By FiftySix

About as affordable as sardines get. I've had...

About as affordable as sardines get. I've had many a lunch with those sardines. My wife likes King Oscar in oil the best. Then there's King Oscar kipper snacks. That's like eatin' ham flavored fish....
11-19-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,234
Posted By FiftySix

Good point. Snow and ice is so rare down here, I...

Good point. Snow and ice is so rare down here, I forget to consider it. :)
11-19-19, 07:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

https://youtu.be/y9QnFWey6HY

https://youtu.be/y9QnFWey6HY
11-19-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,593
Posted By FiftySix

Some drivers do that to me when I'm driving my...

Some drivers do that to me when I'm driving my car, and it's bigger than a bike.
11-19-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

Mostly, especially low side slides. :D ...

Mostly, especially low side slides. :D

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I've fallen off my motorcycles at speeds ranging from 0 to 70 mph with dirt bikes and street bikes. 0 mph were comical fall...
11-19-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

Seems to be a huge piece of ice in the video on...

Seems to be a huge piece of ice in the video on post 44 (https://www.bikeforums.net/21214390-post44.html). :bike2:
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 204
Posted By FiftySix

I haven't seen a sky thick of stars in decades....

I haven't seen a sky thick of stars in decades. It's really, really sad. :(
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 87,877
Posted By FiftySix

I store rain in my cloud.

I store rain in my cloud.
11-18-19, 09:40 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

Good one, Flangehead. :) I'm looking forward...

Good one, Flangehead. :)

I'm looking forward to seeing who comes up with a runway pic.
11-18-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,234
Posted By FiftySix

Excellent pavement tires that happen to be cheap....

Excellent pavement tires that happen to be cheap. I've bought 2 pairs of those over the past year with Giant's branding on them. Love 'em.
11-18-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

Probably a lesson to be learned here. ...

Probably a lesson to be learned here.

https://youtu.be/BlcAFVO_Kyo?t=179
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By FiftySix

Silly popularity contests. :innocent: Yeah,...

Silly popularity contests. :innocent:

Yeah, Love Shack got worn out with radio play and MTV in the '80s.

I had a single 45 of Psychedelic Shack in the '70s as a kid. It sounded like crap on my...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By FiftySix

There ain't enough weed in the entire state of...

There ain't enough weed in the entire state of California to mello that song out. :twitchy:
11-18-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

See, that's why SUVs and crossovers were...

See, that's why SUVs and crossovers were invented. To raise the average hood height and eliminate trunks. :twitchy:
11-18-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 220
Posted By FiftySix

Only a parts change and it will be ready to ride!...

Only a parts change and it will be ready to ride! :ride:
11-18-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By FiftySix

If it were my shack, it'd be psychedelic all the...

If it were my shack, it'd be psychedelic all the way, 'cause that's where it's at. :)
11-18-19, 08:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 212
Posted By FiftySix

Very cool. :thumb: I noticed the part where...

Very cool. :thumb:

I noticed the part where his GPS nav got him lost. Perhaps a paper map and compass from the 19th century would have served him better? :D
11-18-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,129
Posted By FiftySix

I learned this naturally as a kid playing sports....

I learned this naturally as a kid playing sports. Go loose, don't fight the fall, get up* and assess the damage. :)

Football (American) of all things teaches one how to go to the ground without...
11-18-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 135
Posted By FiftySix

I'd guess the low seat height on typical cruisers...

I'd guess the low seat height on typical cruisers could hurt your knees if pedaling hard (mashing) for any length of time. For one thing, the legs don't get full extension, which isn't a bad thing...
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 87,877
Posted By FiftySix

"My wife told me: ‘Sex is better on holiday.’...

"My wife told me: ‘Sex is better on holiday.’ That wasn’t a very nice postcard to receive." - Joe Bor
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 697
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like a new rental on airbnb. What's the...

Looks like a new rental on airbnb. What's the rate? :D
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 713
Posted By FiftySix

That's the result of the "loo" in post 10! Just...

That's the result of the "loo" in post 10! Just straight down! :foo:

:D
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 713
Posted By FiftySix

C'mon, don't be a Debbie Downer. Everywhere has...

C'mon, don't be a Debbie Downer. Everywhere has its disasters. Humor is one way to lighten the misery.

Here in Southeast Texas, we tend to have the opposite problem. Flooding, flooding, and more...
11-17-19, 08:05 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like a worthwhile ride, though. Welcome to...

Looks like a worthwhile ride, though. Welcome to the game. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 713
Posted By FiftySix

AC/DC wrote a song about this very thing. Sadly,...

AC/DC wrote a song about this very thing. Sadly, it never made it onto an album sold in the USA. :cry:
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 87,877
Posted By FiftySix

The hammer plunger is retained in the hammer by...

The hammer plunger is retained in the hammer by means of a small pin which may be removed by means of a small drift.
11-17-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By FiftySix

I've tried to watch this several times....

I've tried to watch this several times. Unfortunately, all I get is a blue circle "loading" indicator. :(
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,382
Views: 87,877
Posted By FiftySix

"If you were a poor Indian with no weapons, and a...

"If you were a poor Indian with no weapons, and a bunch of conquistadores came up to you and asked where the gold was, I don't think it would be a good idea to say, 'I swallowed it. So sue me." -...
11-17-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

I'm guessing the early cold spell has put a slow...

I'm guessing the early cold spell has put a slow down on people willing to play. Yesterday, the weather was pretty much back to normal here. :)
11-16-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,342
Posted By FiftySix

Over 4 months have passed. Got a link to the...

Over 4 months have passed. Got a link to the bike, yet?
11-16-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By FiftySix

Nice cruiser. :thumb:

Nice cruiser. :thumb:
11-16-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

A Grand Slam! Nice pics. :thumb: Had to do a...

A Grand Slam! Nice pics. :thumb:

Had to do a double take on the Donut Killer. Kinda "in your face" to the stereotypical cop. :D
11-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,673
Posted By FiftySix

In the areas I ride, the biggest threat to tires...

In the areas I ride, the biggest threat to tires is nails and screws. So, the flat is very easy to find compared other sources of flats.

Because of sheer mileage and the quantity of cars under my...
11-16-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,106
Posted By FiftySix

The best I can do is a horse sized dog with a dog...

The best I can do is a horse sized dog with a dog sized cat. Larger than life, I would think. :foo:

Taken this morning with the Norco as the sun was rising.

Edit to add: If this photo...
11-15-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 9,673
Posted By FiftySix

Excellent point.

Excellent point.
11-15-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By FiftySix

I've bought one bike each from eBay and...

I've bought one bike each from eBay and Craigslist.

Craigslist gives me a better local purchasing option than eBay due to the sheer quantity of local bikes available. Which means I can see the...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By FiftySix

Why can't the NFL be like the NHL?

Why can't the NFL be like the NHL?
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