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02-28-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

The desire is explicitly to avoid the knockoffs,...

The desire is explicitly to avoid the knockoffs, and support a US company. The Odyssey's above, it's not obvious to me whether they're actually manufactured in the US, but the company is in CA.
02-28-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

Those look interesting, the molded pins are...

Those look interesting, the molded pins are pretty aggressive
02-28-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

Hey awesome thanks! Although 'Odyssey' isn't...

Hey awesome thanks! Although 'Odyssey' isn't ringing a bell (which I'd think it would since we had a Honda Odyssey for 10 years), I bet those are the pedals I saw before. Anyways, they tick the boxes...
02-27-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

That's why I have this distinct memory, that the...

That's why I have this distinct memory, that the pedals were not knockoffs, they were from a name-brand pedal company, and I was quite surprised at the affordable price. Definitely $50 Chesters does...
02-27-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

Maybe it was Raceface Chester Ride...

Maybe it was Raceface Chester Ride (https://www.raceface.com/products/ride-pedal), but that's $35, I could have sworn it was cheaper. Did Raceface try out a cheaper pedal that they discontinued? Or...
02-27-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 250
Posted By RubeRad

Budget US plastic platform pedals

I remember a thread year or two back about pedals, somebody came up with a link to budget ($15 or $20?) plastic (nylon? vinyl?) platform pedals, U.S. made (?), pretty nice looking, not just regular...
02-27-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, I've seen BBG, and they're cheap enough it...

Yeah, I've seen BBG, and they're cheap enough it almost eliminates the desire to 3D print one.


Whatever happens, I will. But not only am I cheap, I'm also lazy. So it might happen in a week, it...
02-27-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By RubeRad

You have seen deep inside my soul

You have seen deep inside my soul
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 569
Posted By RubeRad

Well I don't have any problem with Graham...

Well I don't have any problem with Graham advising white house occupants, all the better if presidents from both sides find his advice worth hearing. But to turn around and stump for one side is wrong
02-26-21, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By RubeRad

:eek: I'm way too cool for that

:eek: I'm way too cool for that
02-26-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By RubeRad

Plastic bashguard and chaingring bolt torque

I have a compact double on my commuter, and I haven't shifted to the big ring for like a year. I have a 3D printer and am thinking about replacing the big ring with an ornamental 'bash guard' (and...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 472
Posted By RubeRad

My watch runs slower when it's near YO MOMMA

My watch runs slower when it's near YO MOMMA
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 569
Posted By RubeRad

That's a shame, I always considered Graham one of...

That's a shame, I always considered Graham one of the few (only?) 'good' evangelists, not like Robertson, Falwell, Bakker, Osteen, Hinn, etc etc etc
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 569
Posted By RubeRad

At the risk of P&R... I'm also aware how he...

At the risk of P&R...

I'm also aware how he got a bad rap from his Playboy interview where he said "I have lust in my heart", which the media took and ran with, as if he said "I'm a pervert",...
Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 569
Posted By RubeRad

:eek: Talk about bringing the mood down!! ...

:eek: Talk about bringing the mood down!!

Pretty amazing story though, fantastic result.

I'm too young to really know anything, but have a vague memory of President Carter having a reputation...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By RubeRad

Oh so you're even beyond Ploty, up to Dash then! ...

Oh so you're even beyond Ploty, up to Dash then!

If you're interested in playing with Jupyter notebooks, I have a bunch of elementary ones online, which I made for teaching, at...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By RubeRad

Pretty cool you got something working with such a...

Pretty cool you got something working with such a small amount of python.

I see you are using 'import plotly.express as px', rather than maplotlib.pyplot. I've seen an assertion that plotly is...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 398
Posted By RubeRad

sub, to check out tomorrow, looks cool

sub, to check out tomorrow, looks cool
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 891
Posted By RubeRad

This is I think the best advice I see here. ...

This is I think the best advice I see here.

OP, I see similar tendencies in myself, don't think you are so alone. I tend to think of it as me having a particular time of day I'm most...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,094,874
Posted By RubeRad

I dunno, maybe the equal-and-opposite reaction of...

I dunno, maybe the equal-and-opposite reaction of shooting out photons could have the desired countersteer effect?
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 12:01 AM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,094,874
Posted By RubeRad

I guess ABS doesn't work sideways

I guess ABS doesn't work sideways
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 877
Posted By RubeRad

Why are those carveouts nowhere near those wheels?

Why are those carveouts nowhere near those wheels?
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 541
Views: 44,720
Posted By RubeRad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2zsmXHAqg8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2zsmXHAqg8
02-16-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By RubeRad

awesome, thx. I'm sure that will get me where I...

awesome, thx. I'm sure that will get me where I need to go
02-16-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By RubeRad

'just remove the cable guide' -- if I...

'just remove the cable guide' -- if I thought/realized those were just plastic clips sticking in, I would have done that already. It seemed like a metal collar to receive the screw.
02-16-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By RubeRad

Hmmm, it seems to be filing down like metal, but...

Hmmm, it seems to be filing down like metal, but if it turns out to be just a clip part of the guide, that would be great!
02-16-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By RubeRad

Even with the screw backed out (as pictured),...

Even with the screw backed out (as pictured), those two 'ears' block the insertion of a cartridge BB.

Pinching the ears together, that's an idea, maybe flexing them back and forth enough will just...
02-15-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,433
Views: 174,322
Posted By RubeRad

Will it make my Surly Crosscheck go faster? How...

Will it make my Surly Crosscheck go faster? How many grams is it? Do you have one in carbon or titanium?
02-15-21, 10:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 294
Posted By RubeRad

Rockhopper bottom bracket cable-guide screw blockage

Hey all,

Found (most of) a Rockhopper in the trash, workin on cleaning it up, getting it rolling again. It had no crankset or bottom bracket in the shell. I have a couple cartridge BB laying...
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

I've actually had Bulgarian sheepsmilk feta...

I've actually had Bulgarian sheepsmilk feta before, it was good
Forum: Foo
02-15-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

I won't argue any of that. I've listened to an...

I won't argue any of that. I've listened to an interview, about how he was cooking in his dad's pub as a teen. He did go to a culinary school and worked a few years in France, so he's got to have...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

That wasn't my experience, living in UK for 2...

That wasn't my experience, living in UK for 2 years around the turn of the millenium. We still cook recipes we got from those shows. The greek lamb stew and a simple pasta, pancetta, and parsley dish...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

And Alex Guarneschelli and Antonia Lofaso and...

And Alex Guarneschelli and Antonia Lofaso and Katie Lee...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1019464-orecch...

https://cooking.nytimes.com/recipes/1019464-orecchiette-with-corn-jalapeno-feta-and-basil
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

I'm still looking for the be-all end-all mac &...

I'm still looking for the be-all end-all mac & cheese recipe. I thought maybe this would be it, but when I tried it once it was underwhelming. I need to give it at least one more shot:
...
Forum: Foo
02-12-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

Here's one you can try: ...

Here's one you can try:

https://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/nigella-lawson/greek-lamb-stew-recipe-2203718
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

That picture shows chunks.

That picture shows chunks.
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

Here's another family favorite recipe involving...

Here's another family favorite recipe involving pasta and lots of feta, this stuff is amazeballs:

https://www.nigella.com/videos/nigella-lawsons-greek-lamb-stew
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 861
Posted By RubeRad

I'm not a fan of squishy tomatoes (fully squished...

I'm not a fan of squishy tomatoes (fully squished into Prego or Heinz is ok tho), so I'd be picking those out. Otherwise looks good.

Reminds me of a recipe I ran across in the NYT that was good...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 627
Posted By RubeRad

These guys are good at Rest & Relaxation? I...

These guys are good at Rest & Relaxation? I thought they were musicians.

This guy gets it:
...
Forum: Foo
02-11-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,094,874
Posted By RubeRad

Brings new (old?) meaning to the metaphor 'fell...

Brings new (old?) meaning to the metaphor 'fell on him like a ton of bricks'!
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

I didn't realize you had been in London, maybe...

I didn't realize you had been in London, maybe all the time I remember interacting online. I worked in London (lived in Reading) for 2yr, it was a great experience.

I agree, it looks bad for HK. I...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9,387
Views: 1,094,874
Posted By RubeRad

He even smiled at the end -- or was that just...

He even smiled at the end -- or was that just smizing?
02-10-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,038
Posted By RubeRad

Darth beat you to the joke, funny though ...

Darth beat you to the joke, funny though

https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=https%3A%2F%2Ffindingmontauk.files.wordpress.com%2F2015%2F02%2Fwednesday_girlscouts1.gif&f=1&nofb=1
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By RubeRad

going through the same right now, bi-coastal. But...

going through the same right now, bi-coastal. But the 'winning' CL ad turned out to be a professional property manager, and she's making it pretty easy.

Is it an issue of local real estate...
02-09-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,038
Posted By RubeRad

Aloe vera? Pshaw LANOLIN ...

Aloe vera? Pshaw

LANOLIN

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5de9mz7sLuA&feature=youtu.be
02-09-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,038
Posted By RubeRad

I use baby oil to lube the pads on my V-brakes.

I use baby oil to lube the pads on my V-brakes.
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,051
Posted By RubeRad

Great NYT article about distribution...

Great NYT article about distribution (https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/07/technology/vaccine-algorithms.html)
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

JohnnyHK, I see your location says London, didn't...

JohnnyHK, I see your location says London, didn't you used to be in HK? Did you leave to avoid the worsening problems with CCP?
02-09-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,038
Posted By RubeRad

https://www1.mscdirect.com/MSDS/MSDS00010/62525787...

https://www1.mscdirect.com/MSDS/MSDS00010/62525787-20190220.PDF

"Boiling point / boiling range: No information available"
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