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Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, here he is (with Kelso) on the recent...

Yes, here he is (with Kelso) on the recent Netflix show The Ranch
https://images.amcnetworks.com/ifc.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Netflix-The-Ranch-1920.jpg
Still looks nothing like #9...
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By RubeRad

?!?! Have you ever seen that 70's show? This...

?!?! Have you ever seen that 70's show?

This is Hyde:
https://data.whicdn.com/images/328365192/original.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,372
Posted By RubeRad

Thx for the reminder: I still need to file my...

Thx for the reminder: I still need to file my state taxes! You're right, it's annoying that you can't just quote like 3 numbers from your federal 1040, and even for the handful of extra numbers...
09-17-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By RubeRad

it's not about eating indoors, it's about...

it's not about eating indoors, it's about breathing indoors
Forum: Commuting
09-17-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,419
Posted By RubeRad

Uphill I do. On the flat to go that slow I would...

Uphill I do. On the flat to go that slow I would have to be in such a low gear that just my regular leg falling would spin out and that would be annoying. Downhill to go that slow of course I'd have...
09-17-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By RubeRad

No, a THOUSAND times YES In the rush to...

No, a THOUSAND times YES

In the rush to denounce/mock the anti-science crowd, it is all to easy to succumb to the temptation to swallow bad science in the other direction, which just ends up...
09-17-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By RubeRad

I agree. ...

I agree.

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/proxy/_7eHv5VscmUZ68Ppnb4W0jOJIIVnQLodUqqcswrOkXAAN3fibPnKm3HDb2aghnhnwdT3FolcP73nU_Kz4dabFmrp8j5Rwfnqk4j6jg49OhS_

My assumption on that models' input...
09-17-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By RubeRad

That's weird that there would be a difference....

That's weird that there would be a difference. Seems like the same kinds of forces would be in effect, just in opposite directions
09-17-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 620
Posted By RubeRad

[/list] Similar criteria are being monitored...

[/list]
Similar criteria are being monitored around here, and it looks like San Diego might be headed into the 'dreaded Purple Tier', due to outbreaks at SDSU...
09-17-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By RubeRad

thx, that's a good article from Slate. This is...

thx, that's a good article from Slate. This is the key right here I think:


The number of bikers a particular county 'sent' to Sturgis is going to be strongly correlated with the number of bikers...
09-17-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 62
Posted By RubeRad

200k

I noticed today the U.S. is at 201,751 deaths. I don't see a post already in P&R or coronavirus subforums, and I thought it was worth noting.

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/
09-17-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By RubeRad

Hey cool, I just did that test this morning!

Hey cool, I just did that test this morning!
09-17-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By RubeRad

Actually I've never heard of a cog wear gauge...

Actually I've never heard of a cog wear gauge before. Could that same test be done with just a regular chain whip?
Forum: Commuting
09-17-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,419
Posted By RubeRad

Correction: I checked my cyclocomputer, and over...

Correction: I checked my cyclocomputer, and over my last ~100mi my average speed was 9.8mph. I'm burnin it up!
09-17-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 192
Posted By RubeRad

New chain slipping like crazy

Not really a question here, more of an invitation to feedback, mockery, whatever.

So 7 years ago (https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/888021-crosscheck-build-report-pics-parts-costs.html)...
09-16-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,425
Posted By RubeRad

But I can stop at two...

But I can stop at two...
09-15-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 10,425
Posted By RubeRad

Right now I'm in the middle of Walter Wangerin's...

Right now I'm in the middle of Walter Wangerin's The Book of the Dun Cow, and I'm loving it! Imagine Animal Farm, except not about politics, but more about theology.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 293
Posted By RubeRad

Just a week ago San Diego was over 100, but the...

Just a week ago San Diego was over 100, but the last couple days has been cool enough on the morning commute I almost wanted more than shorts/t-shirt
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 260
Posted By RubeRad

That reminds me, back when there was a push for...

That reminds me, back when there was a push for this in CA, I was thinking about putting together a pitch to bring to a public city council meeting for my small suburban city (about 50K)
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,419
Posted By RubeRad

Not. I think the long-term average on my...

Not.

I think the long-term average on my cyclo-computer might be 8 point something
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By RubeRad

That looks pretty artisan. When I lived in UK...

That looks pretty artisan. When I lived in UK there was a really cool deli in town that sold (among other things) this amazing kielbasa that actually had PIECES of pork in it, not just ground into a...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 15,348
Views: 11,324,252
Posted By RubeRad

Yes, and I get a kick out of the pump placement...

Yes, and I get a kick out of the pump placement on the front rack
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 255
Posted By RubeRad

I dunno, if it can survive in red makeup, I'd...

I dunno, if it can survive in red makeup, I'd think it could survive anywhere :innocent:
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 255
Posted By RubeRad

Possible signature of bacterial life on Venus?

Very interesting:

https://www.eso.org/public/news/eso2015/
http://www.spacescoop.org/en/scoops/2036/life-on-venus/
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,209
Posted By RubeRad

late to the thread here but argh, big sympathies...

late to the thread here but argh, big sympathies at you Ahsposo, if not empathies (or the other way around, I dunno)
Forum: Foo
09-12-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 122,799
Posted By RubeRad

Pretty funny. Reminds me of this good bit by...

Pretty funny. Reminds me of this good bit by comedian Christian Pieper about his wife & Asperger's. (I love this whole set actually)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D0MaW2dNb2M&t=2030
09-12-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,503
Posted By RubeRad

But hey, he's wearing a mask, so he must be one...

But hey, he's wearing a mask, so he must be one of the good guys
09-10-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,788
Posted By RubeRad

The original season of 'Serial' is a great place...

The original season of 'Serial' is a great place to start.
09-09-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,503
Posted By RubeRad

Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Foo
09-09-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,844
Posted By RubeRad

I saw that movie, Cabin in the Woods, that was...

I saw that movie, Cabin in the Woods, that was crazy!
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,189
Posted By RubeRad

Got simultaneous emergency alerts on 3 phones in...

Got simultaneous emergency alerts on 3 phones in the house today. Apparently East San Diego (out by Alpine) has been on fire for 3 days. Quite a ways away from me but I have some friends that I bet...
09-07-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,536
Posted By RubeRad

posterity It's a nice idea, but would be...

posterity

It's a nice idea, but would be much harder to gather up than, say, a repository of Sheldon Brown wisdom.
Forum: Foo
09-07-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,844
Posted By RubeRad

I was so excited (like 10-15 years ago) when I...

I was so excited (like 10-15 years ago) when I discovered that my new Sony blu-ray player knew how to talk to my Sony TV, so when you turned on the blu-ray player, it automatically turned on the TV...
Forum: Foo
09-06-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 329
Posted By RubeRad

I have a Saris Bones 3 that I got off CL, it's...

I have a Saris Bones 3 that I got off CL, it's been great for many years, seems more robust than at least bargain-basement-metal-pole trunk racks. 1 of the 6 ratchet straps broke a few months ago,...
Forum: Foo
09-05-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,844
Posted By RubeRad

I've enjoyed my fair share of british shows, but...

I've enjoyed my fair share of british shows, but this one I didn't get. Watched a few episodes and gave up. Although it was good to see Gareth again.
09-03-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,503
Posted By RubeRad

Oh wait, I did my head-math wrong. $1800/150 I...

Oh wait, I did my head-math wrong. $1800/150 I was thinking came out over $100/bike, but you're right it's only over $10/bike.

A flipper's dream!
09-03-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 19,607
Views: 3,207,503
Posted By RubeRad

Wow. This kind of thing comes along once in a...

Wow. This kind of thing comes along once in a while, but despite the 'most need tinkering' caveat, from the looks of this picture, these bikes look clean, and presumably in decent shape. I can't see...
Forum: Foo
09-03-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 1,683
Views: 122,799
Posted By RubeRad

That's lovely! A very interesting problem as well...

That's lovely! A very interesting problem as well in perspective, basically the same as those sidewalk-chalk artists that render drawings that only become recognizable from the right perspective.
Forum: Foo
09-02-20, 06:10 PM
Forum: Foo
09-01-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,815
Posted By RubeRad

yes I've heard about parts of the country where...

yes I've heard about parts of the country where in the summer you have to make sure to leave your car windows rolled up and the doors locked, or you might find your car full of zucchini
Forum: Foo
09-01-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,815
Posted By RubeRad

Couple years ago I was introduced to the concept...

Couple years ago I was introduced to the concept of grilling onion slices. Good stuff!
Forum: Foo
09-01-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,844
Posted By RubeRad

Would be slightly funnier if instead of 'Life...

Would be slightly funnier if instead of 'Life Hack' it was titled just 'Hack'
Forum: Foo
08-31-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,815
Posted By RubeRad

I just do bean burgers on a skillet, with a...

I just do bean burgers on a skillet, with a little vegetable oil, to try to get some crisp on them.
Forum: Foo
08-31-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 8,956
Views: 994,373
Posted By RubeRad

note the yellow ball ends up closer to the...

note the yellow ball ends up closer to the previous green ball than the one he just rolled. Just imagine how frustrating if that perfect roll through the red gap ended up pushing the yellow ball...
Forum: Foo
08-29-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,815
Posted By RubeRad

I once saw bull penis in an asian grocery that...

I once saw bull penis in an asian grocery that was packaged just like that.
Forum: Foo
08-29-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,682
Posted By RubeRad

I'm not. Color is too small a percentage of...

I'm not. Color is too small a percentage of printing needs to be worth the investment. 5-10c/page from kinkos or whatever would add up to less than $5/year.
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,682
Posted By RubeRad

About 8 years ago, I spent like $120 for an...

About 8 years ago, I spent like $120 for an inkjet multi-cartridge pack for my all-in-one. It was so expensive I couldn't bring myself to cut it open for a long time. Eventually, I got some advice...
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 423
Posted By RubeRad

'murican anti-vaxxers: 'CHALLENGE ACCEPTED'

'murican anti-vaxxers: 'CHALLENGE ACCEPTED'
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,026
Views: 2,280,844
Posted By RubeRad

My like right there for JohnnyHK is actually just...

My like right there for JohnnyHK is actually just a second like for skijor
Forum: Commuting
08-26-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,337
Views: 166,686
Posted By RubeRad

That looks exactly like the light I have...

That looks exactly like the light I have hoseclamped to my bars
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