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08-21-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 284
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I have, and use one. I like it. Seems the price...

I have, and use one. I like it. Seems the price has increased, it was about $80 when I bought mine. Folds up well enough to toss into the back of our Honda Pilot, along with any number of other...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,540
Posted By bobwysiwyg

If not for Willis Carrier most southern tier...

If not for Willis Carrier most southern tier states would be virtually uninhabitable.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 06:37 PM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 314,579
Posted By bobwysiwyg

That's it, packing for Atlanta. :thumb:

That's it, packing for Atlanta. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 605
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Ditto, not nearly as hot as Hondo here, but I'm...

Ditto, not nearly as hot as Hondo here, but I'm ready for the season to move on. ;) Of course I typically feel this way this time in August, then in late November, March 1, then... :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 05:41 AM
Replies: 2,207
Views: 314,579
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Wow, concrete no less? It's better than most of...

Wow, concrete no less? It's better than most of our roads! :(
Forum: Foo
08-20-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,799
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Maybe not, at least if you are considering...

Maybe not, at least if you are considering driving across The Mac.

https://www.freep.com/story/news/local/michigan/2019/01/07/car-swept-off-mackinac-bridge/2502721002/
08-18-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,363
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb: Words to "live" by. ;)

:thumb: Words to "live" by. ;)
Forum: Foo
08-18-19, 05:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,474
Posted By bobwysiwyg

;)https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbul...

;)https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1120x2000/20190817_133355_9329b9288e8bf3340f441804132bd90a42121b70.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 284,844
Posted By bobwysiwyg

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 06:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,799
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Bingo! :thumb: Likewise tariffs. If the...

Bingo! :thumb:
Likewise tariffs. If the business eats them, shareholders suffer. If they are passed along to the consumer, prices increase and "we" pay them, don't listen to any other attempt to...
08-14-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,104
Posted By bobwysiwyg

+1, +2, etc.

+1, +2, etc.
08-14-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,104
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Some of it can, no question in my mind. All, no.

Some of it can, no question in my mind. All, no.
08-13-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I have one also. Quite accurate actually.

I have one also. Quite accurate actually.
08-13-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,859
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:)

:)
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,474
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Ditto here in A2. Sadly, not all Michigan cities...

Ditto here in A2. Sadly, not all Michigan cities have had this reporting requirement, think Flint. :mad:
08-12-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 6,122
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I somewhat agree. However, after the 3' law...

I somewhat agree. However, after the 3' law passed in Michigan I did notice more vehicles giving more ground than than they had prior to the law. In some cases, extremely so. Personally, five feet,...
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 591
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Yup, and likely snagged more than a few "Best...

Yup, and likely snagged more than a few "Best Mom" records as well. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,115
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Edwal had a developer designated FG-7. Could that...

Edwal had a developer designated FG-7. Could that be the one?
Forum: Foo
08-07-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,067
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I can understand. Livestock put a huge burden on...

I can understand. Livestock put a huge burden on water and resources. If they could truly create vegetable based products that taste the same it would be a boon to mankind.
08-06-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,418
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Good plan and approach.

Good plan and approach.
08-06-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,244
Posted By bobwysiwyg

As does the Portland Design Works Shiny Object.

As does the Portland Design Works Shiny Object.
08-05-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,308
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb: Around here, chip seal is an...

:thumb:
Around here, chip seal is an acknowledgement that they're finally addressing an improvement of said road's poor condition. Worst part is this means center lines and fog lines are obliterated...
08-03-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,353
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb: common around here, use the same...

:thumb: common around here, use the same approach, no biggie. Vehicular traffic is frequently unkind to pedestrians. This helps them.
08-03-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Nope, they're accurate... enough. I actually...

Nope, they're accurate... enough. I actually like winter.. until about January 31 that is. ;)
08-02-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,737
Posted By bobwysiwyg

... and, it's the only sure cure for the ravages...

... and, it's the only sure cure for the ravages of aging. ;)
08-02-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 17,737
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Chuckled at this one. Around here it's U of M...

Chuckled at this one. Around here it's U of M home games up the street from us. All the same reasons compounded by lots of out of towners.. lost. :) I always wait for kick-off and make sure I'm back...
08-02-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,887
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Hope you don't run into some miscreant that...

Hope you don't run into some miscreant that decides to collect and destroy the evidence. ;)
08-02-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By bobwysiwyg

No offense, I'm a bit of a nitpicker, ask my...

No offense, I'm a bit of a nitpicker, ask my wife. :p Thinking of getting a copy of The Nitpicker's Guide. :)
08-01-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,840
Posted By bobwysiwyg

This suggests otherwise. ...

This suggests otherwise.

https://m.sandiegoreader.com/news/1999/may/20/camp-pendleton-government-land-or-leased-family/
08-01-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,887
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My response is no response. Just ignore them.

My response is no response. Just ignore them.
08-01-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,705
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Initially tried the Take-a-Look several years...

Initially tried the Take-a-Look several years ago. At that time, didn't care for it and switched to EVT Safe Zone Mirror, or similar. Over time, didn't care f o r how much view it blocked to my left....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,188
Posted By bobwysiwyg

What constitutes inexpensive to you?

What constitutes inexpensive to you?
Forum: Foo
07-28-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 971
Posted By bobwysiwyg

This! :foo::thumb:

This! :foo::thumb:
07-24-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,252
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I don't ride at night, no need. But, I'm a firm...

I don't ride at night, no need. But, I'm a firm believer in making myself as visible as possible particularly when sharing the road with vehicles. Bright clothing and blinking lights front and rear....
07-24-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 4,869
Views: 574,600
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Gotta kick out of this sign on a ride yesterday....

Gotta kick out of this sign on a ride yesterday. :)
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07-23-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,703
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Likewise. Trying to do it slowly and steadily....

Likewise. Trying to do it slowly and steadily. Began in late March at 232#, initial goal was 215# to try it out. I've made that and now going for 210#. I'm 6'2.5" :) per my doc. I'll wait and see if...
07-19-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 9,363
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Cowardly turn of events here. I too was both a...

Cowardly turn of events here. I too was both a motorcyclist and biker until recently. My pride and joy was a 1969 Honda 750 that I restored as second owner since 1972. Gave it to my nephew about a...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,520
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Just curious, but with all the hoopla about the...

Just curious, but with all the hoopla about the 50th anniversary, wow was here to see it :rolleyes:, one of the photos I saw today was of the recovered astronauts waving to the press from quarantine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,193
Posted By bobwysiwyg

On a decent return ride segment from Dexter to...

On a decent return ride segment from Dexter to Ann Arbor I was looking at Strava and found I was number, Er, not sure, but in the hundreds. After filtering for my weight, got down to under 100. Then...
07-19-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 10,899
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm sure I have a high temp limit, but humidity...

I'm sure I have a high temp limit, but humidity will do me in sooner. We rarely have more than six 90F days each year. Even those can be dealt with by riding earlier, but the humidity.. ugh! :(
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,520
Posted By bobwysiwyg

That may be the only technology still working...

That may be the only technology still working after a apocalypse. :)
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,520
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My apologies for a somewhat snarky reply, I...

My apologies for a somewhat snarky reply, I hadn't had my coffee yet.

I was merely trying to focus on the color TV camera simply because the early, primitive color cameras were anchors weighing...
07-19-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My wife and I are frequent diners at Metzger's...

My wife and I are frequent diners at Metzger's even when they were downtown. As I recall, a project to build/repair the parking structure across the street drove them out of business.
The owners...
07-19-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Jim, I too enjoyed hearing about a bit of...

Jim, I too enjoyed hearing about a bit of history. I was born and raised on Long Island, NY but when I was discharged from the service in late '68 I came to Ann Arbor. There are many "nice" roads...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,520
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Gee, ya think? :foo:

Gee, ya think? :foo:
07-18-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,217
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Wow, would love a backdrop like that around here....

Wow, would love a backdrop like that around here. :(
07-18-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 704
Posted By bobwysiwyg

How true!

How true!
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,520
Posted By bobwysiwyg

There was a custom built (think big $$$'s) color...

There was a custom built (think big $$$'s) color TV camera on the command module but only B/W made it to the surface on the Apollo 11 mission.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,965
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Bingo! :thumb:

Bingo! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 284,844
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Being more than a little biased towards black and...

Being more than a little biased towards black and white photography, I really like those first images. Fooled with high contrast film for several years, it was fun.
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