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Forum: Foo
09-16-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,448
Posted By skidder

Latest earworm that just won't leave me alone. ...

Latest earworm that just won't leave me alone. Plenty of catchy licks to keep you signing along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhhInSEYqHo&list=RDBhhInSEYqHo&start_radio=1
09-13-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 470
Views: 52,193
Posted By skidder

I'll also vouch that the lower part of the SART...

I'll also vouch that the lower part of the SART is free of the homeless these days. I regularly ride between the beach and the Katella bridge crossing, and rarely see any homeless along that stretch...
09-07-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By skidder

It seems like it would be easier just to go back...

It seems like it would be easier just to go back up the PCH rather than weave through residential streets in the south end of Huntington Beach. If you're doing it for a few extra miles of workout...
09-07-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By skidder

True for the most part, but I'm looking at it...

True for the most part, but I'm looking at it from the perspective of having to occasionally teach firefighters and cops (both being pretty insular groups of folks) about hazardous materials and...
09-06-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,382
Posted By skidder

Its about time for tarantulas to come out of...

Its about time for tarantulas to come out of their burrows in the hillsides around here to look for mates. Haven't seen any yet on the fireroads, but its not unusual in late September-October to see...
09-06-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By skidder

I'll admit I was thinking this, too. The OPs...

I'll admit I was thinking this, too. The OPs question (field of research?) seems pretty simplistic for a graduate degree research project. There seem to be a lot of these types of threads, and it...
Forum: Foo
09-04-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By skidder

The few times I've been gone long enough to worry...

The few times I've been gone long enough to worry about bills I just doubled the payment, the excess $$$ were credited to my account, and the utility company just took the payment from the credit....
Forum: Touring
09-04-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 828
Posted By skidder

As others have said, use Google Maps. I use the...

As others have said, use Google Maps. I use the basic view to get a general look at the streets from the sky, they zoom down to street level if I think there's anything 'odd', to see the shoulder...
Forum: Foo
09-03-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 84,577
Posted By skidder

One more attempt at a video post: Down on...

One more attempt at a video post:

Down on Your Knees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5vZI2DiBp4&list=RDH5vZI2DiBp4&start_radio=1


Down on My Knees:
...
Forum: Foo
09-03-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 84,577
Posted By skidder

Down on My Knees: ...

Down on My Knees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BhhInSEYqHo

Down on Your Knees:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5vZI2DiBp4&list=RDMMH5vZI2DiBp4&start_radio=1
Forum: Foo
09-02-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 1,193
Views: 78,734
Posted By skidder

A little bit 'o rockabilly for your labor Day...

A little bit 'o rockabilly for your labor Day enjoyment:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ByVatz6AmbI&list=RDByVatz6AmbI&start_radio=1
...
09-02-19, 06:31 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,288
Posted By skidder

I'm not aware of any strictly bicycle stunt...

I'm not aware of any strictly bicycle stunt shows, but you can try BMX events. Its primarily males, but they do have some female competitors, too. Pretty amazing what some of these folks can do on...
Forum: Foo
09-01-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 101,951
Posted By skidder

Here's a 3-in-1 for Sunday. Guitarist Junior...

Here's a 3-in-1 for Sunday. Guitarist Junior Brown doing a surf medley:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=497ZmAsGAT4&list=RDMMH5vZI2DiBp4&index=7
09-01-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 677
Posted By skidder

I haven't been down Hwy 395/14 in a few years,...

I haven't been down Hwy 395/14 in a few years, but you shouldn't have road access issues until you get to Lancaster/Palmdale; you'll probably have to find surface street as you go through there...
Forum: Foo
09-01-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 101,951
Posted By skidder

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion covering Blondie's...

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion covering Blondie's 'Call Me' :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CdhnM3sbhRw&list=RDMMH5vZI2DiBp4&index=6
08-31-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,406
Posted By skidder

You don't have to worry about riding down Bushard...

You don't have to worry about riding down Bushard for a while - the section over the freeway between Warner and Slater (just north of the high school) has been closed down. Guess its next on the...
08-29-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,196
Posted By skidder

So what's your question?

So what's your question?
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,905
Posted By skidder

Q: What brand is that? OR any link to a website...

Q: What brand is that? OR any link to a website for it? I might be able to uses something like that on a fixed-in-place concrete table in my backyard.
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,905
Posted By skidder

I'm in the middle of remodeling my kitchen, and...

I'm in the middle of remodeling my kitchen, and looked at induction cooking appliances, but decided to stick with gas. Biggest reason was electric prices here in Southern California have gone up 25%...
08-20-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 936
Posted By skidder

Go see your doctor ASAP. If it is DVT its...

Go see your doctor ASAP. If it is DVT its nothing to put off. Blood clots could break free from your legs and migrate up to your heart and plug a vein in it. I have it in only one leg, occurred...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,439
Posted By skidder

As impure as my tap water. Your...

As impure as my tap water.



Your picture of five women in lingerie and begging is giving me some VERY unpure thoughts!!:innocent:
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By skidder

Some of the more notable climbers peaks in the...

Some of the more notable climbers peaks in the Sierra Nevada mountains that require a rap build up a good collection of slings (with/without carabiners) so its easy to find where to set up your rap...
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By skidder

Thanks for the picture, never saw one of those...

Thanks for the picture, never saw one of those back in my days. It would be useful if you're doing a lot of rappelling, probably good if doing long belays, too, so you and the belayer would know how...
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,497
Posted By skidder

He was probably dressed that way so motorists...

He was probably dressed that way so motorists would notice him reducing his chance of getting hit. Kinda like those bike riders who put a single red blinky light on back of their black/gray colored...
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,197
Posted By skidder

Not sure what you're talking about as my...

Not sure what you're talking about as my experience was back in the 1970s-1990s. For us it was the diameter, the dynamic stretch, and the overall length. Typically use 11MM for aided climbs on...
08-17-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,351
Posted By skidder

See if the Redlands Bicycle Classic has any road...

See if the Redlands Bicycle Classic has any road races for non-pros (its in March each year). They used to have a road race/fun ride during the week for non-pros, but may have switched it to...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,127
Posted By skidder

I don't think you'll ever let the facts get in...

I don't think you'll ever let the facts get in the way of thinking your Zerowater test device is accurate. From my days working for a water and sewer agency: California requires its water providers...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,127
Posted By skidder

Not sure whats in the test kit they gave you, but...

Not sure whats in the test kit they gave you, but I'd guess its measuring 'water hardness', which is primarily calcium and magnesium ions. Hardness will effect water's taste quality, but its...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 682
Posted By skidder

Always wondered about Margaret Court's Grand Slam...

Always wondered about Margaret Court's Grand Slam tennis titles record. Since the women only play a 'best two-out-of-three-sets' competition, while the men have to play a 'three-out-of-five-sets',...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,127
Posted By skidder

I drink tap water. Question for you - do you...

I drink tap water.

Question for you - do you live in Los Angeles (the City), and have you checked the annual water quality report the DWP puts out? They measure lead levels 'at the tap', and...
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 101,951
Posted By skidder

How about some Iron Maiden to start off your...

How about some Iron Maiden to start off your Sunday morning?:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zLG1MkRIHEI&list=RDzLG1MkRIHEI&start_radio=1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9b6bd97Xns
Forum: Foo
08-08-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 917
Posted By skidder

Did you read up on how a sextant works? and what...

Did you read up on how a sextant works? and what other 'things' you'll need to get a proper reading? and the only times of day it can be used to get an accurate reading?
Forum: Foo
08-08-19, 09:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,766
Posted By skidder

Crutchfield still sells them (crutchfield.com). ...

Crutchfield still sells them (crutchfield.com). I bought one from them about a 3 years ago (NAD brand), a single-disc player, and run about 3-4 CDs through it per week. So far no problems. I just...
08-08-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,274
Posted By skidder

Nothing wrong with Ashtabula cranks, if it works...

Nothing wrong with Ashtabula cranks, if it works for you, ride it. I see plenty of beach cruisers with them. I'd have one myself if I didn't have an old MTB that I fixed up as a 'cruiser'; its got...
Forum: Foo
07-30-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1,508
Views: 84,577
Posted By skidder

Get A Job ...

Get A Job

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysKhbaLyIFw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LH-i8IvYIcg
07-29-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,360
Posted By skidder

That's cool that she picked up bicycling and is...

That's cool that she picked up bicycling and is keeping at it in her adult years.

Q: Is she doing true camping, or using hostels/hotels along the way? From my limited exposure to continental...
Forum: Foo
07-28-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 101,951
Posted By skidder

Deleted - video wouldn't post.

Deleted - video wouldn't post.
Forum: Foo
07-28-19, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 101,951
Posted By skidder

Nice Dylan cover by Flogging Molly: ...

Nice Dylan cover by Flogging Molly:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NV51gU00oqc
07-27-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,818
Posted By skidder

Like others mentioned above, its pretty boring,...

Like others mentioned above, its pretty boring, and a road race just zooms by you. I do attend track races at the Carson Velodrome here in Southern California - a top-notch indoor facility built...
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 766
Posted By skidder

If they are being dumped on the hotel's property,...

If they are being dumped on the hotel's property, or any private property, I don't see the problem with the private property owner impounding them. Personally I think they are a nuisance. North of...
Forum: Foo
07-21-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By skidder

British power is 220VAC 50Hz, USA is 120VAC 60Hz....

British power is 220VAC 50Hz, USA is 120VAC 60Hz. A table lamp shouldn't be a problem, just put a new plug on it and should be good to go (observe proper ground/neutral/hot wire positions). Open...
07-17-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,198
Posted By skidder

Yes, I've got it. The only time I had to go to...

Yes, I've got it. The only time I had to go to the ER was when it first happened. Other than that I take metoprolol succinate and it controls it quite well - a few small flare ups, but a 5-minute...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10,142
Views: 2,055,937
Posted By skidder

I had a similar experience with a California...

I had a similar experience with a California desert jackrabbit while driving through the California desert back around 1990 on Hwy 395. I saw it sitting on the other side of the road and thought it...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,084
Posted By skidder

Its not like the password system on Windows did...

Its not like the password system on Windows did any good; it was more of an inconvenience to hackers rather than a useful tool for legitimate users
07-13-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,519
Posted By skidder

I'll 'second' this one. I have a similar...

I'll 'second' this one. I have a similar 'Transit' model from the old Performance Bike Shop line, its wearing out, so bought the Banjo Brothers model and its well worth the extra $$$. And the top...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,376
Posted By skidder

You got your tin-foil hat on, and are you living...

You got your tin-foil hat on, and are you living in a faraday cage? ;) The government vapor trail thing was a popular conspiracy theory a few years ago, I thought that died out. FWIW: The theory...
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 08:39 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 78,987
Posted By skidder

My mom's from over there. She had recently gone...

My mom's from over there. She had recently gone through a bad divorce with my dad and decided to spend a few weeks visiting relatives. I went with her, and one of the youngers folks (my age) had...
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 860
Posted By skidder

Nice neighborhood you live in!. I really LOVE...

Nice neighborhood you live in!. I really LOVE LOVE LOVE those undercarriage shots, as you almost never get to see the underside of an old classic vehicle with its original drivetrain. :love:

Q: ...
Forum: Foo
07-10-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 78,987
Posted By skidder

Elton John's very first album 'Empty Sky' came...

Elton John's very first album 'Empty Sky' came out in the U.K. at the end of 1969. I bought a copy of it while on vacation in the UK back about 1980, and still have it. Here's a few cuts from it:...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 1,446
Views: 101,951
Posted By skidder

I didn't feel the one on July 4, but did feel the...

I didn't feel the one on July 4, but did feel the one on Friday evening July 5 - just a long rolling motion like you're in a small fishing boat on a choppy lake. The typically means you're not close...
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