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Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,991
Posted By rseeker

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping...

Same here, some from above, but mostly popping straight out from under my eyebrows and around the socket. It's very annoying, especially since I wear glasses, meaning I can't just do an easy wipe. ...
Forum: Foo
05-27-20, 01:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 636
Posted By rseeker

Yes but the food critics panned it and they're...

Yes but the food critics panned it and they're never gonna get a Michelin star.
05-26-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,333
Posted By rseeker

27.6 miles this morning. Rode to and over my big...

27.6 miles this morning. Rode to and over my big "summer hill" and while I can't claim progress I'm still going after it. It's an hour down to it which is a nice fast ride cutting through...
05-26-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,794
Posted By rseeker

Yes, the airborne stuff. It's also worth...

Yes, the airborne stuff.

It's also worth noting this gym's procedure ignores asymptomatic transmission.

It was 7AM and they had 8 or 10 people working out. Not a super-huge place, much smaller...
05-20-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By rseeker

Bicycles are the new toilet paper That...

Bicycles are the new toilet paper

That characterization .. doesn't make you want to buy used, does it?
05-17-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,794
Posted By rseeker

Take a cruise. Not that I would anyway, we've...

Take a cruise. Not that I would anyway, we've been hearing about norovirus outbreaks and sick ships for years.

Eat at a buffet or salad bar, probably. I used to sneak home a pocket ziplock bag...
05-15-20, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By rseeker

Oil (Phil's Tenacious) has resurrected the ailing...

Oil (Phil's Tenacious) has resurrected the ailing skewer. Thanks again.
Forum: Foo
05-13-20, 03:10 AM
Replies: 1,884
Views: 119,920
Posted By rseeker

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6NXnxTNIWkc ...

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=6NXnxTNIWkc


https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=721JQZw6Spg
05-04-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,413
Posted By rseeker

Underestimate women at your peril. The female of...

Underestimate women at your peril. The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
04-30-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,546
Posted By rseeker

Sometimes I say make time pay for its passage but...

Sometimes I say make time pay for its passage but that seems falsely defiant for these times when we face so many challenges beyond individual control. Maybe better to quote Tiny Tim than Roy Batty....
04-29-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 737
Posted By rseeker

I did it with two soda cans (Kroger orange, if...

I did it with two soda cans (Kroger orange, if you must know) at the rim plus a pill bottle and small stack of coins to probe the hub. It worked well for my starter bike but I'm on to a "real" bike...
04-05-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,333
Posted By rseeker

Last night, 35 full-dark miles, 60F and...

Last night, 35 full-dark miles, 60F and traffic-free. My plan was to go up through farmland to the state line then return by a parallel route but roads are poorly marked and I overshot and...
04-01-20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,718
Posted By rseeker

This looks like it:...

This looks like it: https://www.smcgov.org/shelter-place-faqs

I'm not in your area, I just happened to look for it earlier because I wanted to see what else it said.
03-29-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,333
Posted By rseeker

Last night a very snappy 12.4 miles, squeezed in...

Last night a very snappy 12.4 miles, squeezed in before a predicted storm line and tornado watch at 2AM. The first sighting of beaded covering sweat on a forearm. It surprised me for a second to look...
03-24-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 842
Posted By rseeker

Not the screwdriver!

Not the screwdriver!
Forum: Introductions
03-23-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,868
Posted By rseeker

I'm always impressed when people take their...

I'm always impressed when people take their health seriously, because a lot of people don't. Good for you.

I've been at it for three years and the benefits are obvious every time I do something...
03-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,630
Posted By rseeker

It's the same around here. Everyone I talk to...

It's the same around here. Everyone I talk to has the feeling that we're in it togehter, that we all have something in common we can relate to -- not getting sick, not getting anyone else sick.

I...
03-19-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,129
Posted By rseeker

It's the only way to be sure!

It's the only way to be sure!
03-17-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,333
Posted By rseeker

Nice sticker collection too. :thumb:

Nice sticker collection too. :thumb:
03-12-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 333
Posted By rseeker

Southern city seeks street strike site sightings

https://www.al.com/news/huntsville/2020/03/huntsville-wants-to-hear-bicyclists-close-calls.html

> Huntsville is asking its large bicycling community to share its stories of bad roads, near misses...
03-11-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,129
Posted By rseeker

Yes, some of my best rides. Motivation has to...

Yes, some of my best rides. Motivation has to come from somewhere.

Sorry you're going through things, I hope it stays manageable.
03-10-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,058
Posted By rseeker

/me waves at the group Also a solo rider...

/me waves at the group

Also a solo rider here.

Hey, guys, all us solo riders should get together and .. oh, wait, that wouldn't work.
03-08-20, 12:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,540
Posted By rseeker

Another another vote here for Take-A-Look. I...

Another another vote here for Take-A-Look.

I put mine on my helmet, not on my glasses. My glasses move around a lot, and putting the mirror on the glasses would make that worse. The helmet moves...
Forum: Foo
03-01-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,654
Posted By rseeker

Sounds to me like you did a public service. Your...

Sounds to me like you did a public service. Your community should thank you ...



Pretty much the same as my Wranglers.

I cant' imagine not washing them, that would be gross, plus they get...
02-27-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By rseeker

Or Battle Damage Assessment. That's already...

Or Battle Damage Assessment. That's already taken too.
02-26-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 914
Posted By rseeker

Why not both?

Why not both?
02-26-20, 02:16 AM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,333
Posted By rseeker

Tuesday morning, predawn into morning light, 49F,...

Tuesday morning, predawn into morning light, 49F, 25.9 miles.


https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscf4940_1edcbed5b0e0069bef2c46e70ce92c24c26bd1ac.jpg...
02-09-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,714
Posted By rseeker

Well I posted this before, but then I deleted it...

Well I posted this before, but then I deleted it because the CL listing had expired, but then mechanicmatt posted the new CL listing, so I'll say what I said again (it's that Lotus Excelle):
...
Forum: Foo
01-21-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 953
Posted By rseeker

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x435/452_515_large_8a3123e3c68e854628df62e509487bf04a2fc14e.jpg
Hey! Check out Mr. Business Man!
Forum: Foo
01-16-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 2,566
Views: 144,751
Posted By rseeker

Donnie Iris - Ah Leah ...

Donnie Iris - Ah Leah

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YH5Arbm47IQ
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,854
Posted By rseeker

Cyclist or on-coming locomotive? It's hard to...

Cyclist or on-coming locomotive? It's hard to tell. I like that light.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,592
Posted By rseeker

Great write-up, great pictures, great ride. Well...

Great write-up, great pictures, great ride. Well done, fellow bike addict!

The first time I ventured outside the neighborhood I felt like I was getting ready for an imagined first carrier launch,...
01-13-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,106
Posted By rseeker

That's terrible. So sorry to hear this, jppe.

That's terrible. So sorry to hear this, jppe.
01-09-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,029
Posted By rseeker

That's really great to hear, way to go. :thumb:

That's really great to hear, way to go. :thumb:
01-04-20, 10:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,611
Posted By rseeker

I have a red one from my lost and lamented...

I have a red one from my lost and lamented late-80s Le Mans RS. I wrap it around my stem like a REMOVE BEFORE FLIGHT aircraft tag to remind me that the helmet light batteries are in the charger.
Forum: Foo
01-02-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,007
Posted By rseeker

Yes!:roflmao2: (Actually, diet Coke drinker...

Yes!:roflmao2:

(Actually, diet Coke drinker here. For the reason stated above.)
12-29-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,490
Posted By rseeker

The "end" is unlikely, if you mean the end of the...

The "end" is unlikely, if you mean the end of the human race or of our civilization. But how crazy is it we've gotten ourselves into a situation where we have to seriously ask, does this mean the...
12-22-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 15,550
Posted By rseeker

IMO riding in traffic sucks hard. Not riding at...

IMO riding in traffic sucks hard. Not riding at all sucks worse. But that's just me, and I support and respect your decision whatever it is. I think being a good husband and father who is there...
Forum: Foo
12-19-19, 10:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,383
Posted By rseeker

Yeah but you've seen how we're doing with that on...

Yeah but you've seen how we're doing with that on Earth ...
12-18-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,825
Posted By rseeker

I'm in with the black and tan/brown faction. ...

I'm in with the black and tan/brown faction. (Not my bikes. They're probably from here, but I don't remember whose.)

...
12-18-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,122
Posted By rseeker

I pull on each brake pad to see if it's going to...

I pull on each brake pad to see if it's going to twist at the rim.

I tug on each canti straddle cable to see if it feels abnormal.

I roll stop with front brake alone, then with rear alone.

I...
Forum: Touring
12-16-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,903
Posted By rseeker

I was trying to make fun of myself, and...

I was trying to make fun of myself, and apparently failing. :) I think we're looking at things the same way.
Forum: Touring
12-15-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,903
Posted By rseeker

Good point, that makes a lot of sense. ...

Good point, that makes a lot of sense.



I'm willing to take the occasional nut shot in the name of vanity. I mean aesthetics, in the name of aesthetics.
12-14-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,324
Posted By rseeker

Looks great. The limited color palette ties it...

Looks great. The limited color palette ties it together, making it look like a finished work. Sierra Hotel.
12-13-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,210
Posted By rseeker

I think that's my most-feared scenario. I can't...

I think that's my most-feared scenario. I can't see him, he can't see me . as the first car moves over, the second car surges ahead ...

Glad you came out OK.
12-10-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,445
Posted By rseeker

I can't say anything definitive, but sometimes...

I can't say anything definitive, but sometimes stretching is the cure. I had hip pain so bad it was debilitating. The doctor said there was no structural damage and sent me to physical therapy for...
12-09-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 107,067
Posted By rseeker

Cool building, it has character. Now we just...

Cool building, it has character.

Now we just need a tree museum.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2595abcvh2M
12-09-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 25,557
Views: 2,533,333
Posted By rseeker

You guys look happy. Great pics. I love the...

You guys look happy. Great pics. I love the lights!
Forum: Foo
12-08-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,370
Posted By rseeker

Mechanical knobs, sliders and buttons can last...

Mechanical knobs, sliders and buttons can last decades. No wonder manufacturers dislike them.
Forum: Foo
11-26-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,044
Posted By rseeker

Someone needs to get that man a bicycle. Neil...

Someone needs to get that man a bicycle. Neil Peart could give lessons. He used to ride from one show to the next. BITD.

Come to think of it, I weighed a lot less BITD too.
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