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08-14-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

In case y'all need some help on this. ...

In case y'all need some help on this.

https://youtu.be/4xgx4k83zzc
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By FiftySix

Spin balancing is worth it every time. If you've...

Spin balancing is worth it every time. If you've ever lost a significantly sized wheel weight on a car or truck tire, you know what an unbalanced tire can feel like while driving down the highway.
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10,895
Views: 2,261,966
Posted By FiftySix

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

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Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By FiftySix

Could always go redneck on seating a bead. ...

Could always go redneck on seating a bead.

https://youtu.be/abH9__WKMhc
08-14-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

But, do they go to eleven? ...

But, do they go to eleven?


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08-14-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,381
Posted By FiftySix

There's always this. :innocent: ...

There's always this. :innocent:


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08-14-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,381
Posted By FiftySix

Progress like current automatic transmission...

Progress like current automatic transmission technology is expensive. Expensive to purchase, expensive to maintain, and expensive to repair. Sometimes progress isn't wanted or needed, whether we are...
08-13-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By FiftySix

They have a Pico de Gallo burger right now that...

They have a Pico de Gallo burger right now that is almost as good as the Monterey Melt burger, but without all the greasy mess. I just had a Pico de Gallo burger yesterday. Not too bad for fast food....
08-13-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By FiftySix

What are they thinking? You got a Whataburger!

What are they thinking? You got a Whataburger!
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 793
Posted By FiftySix

As popular as that show was, it came on during a...

As popular as that show was, it came on during a time in my life when I either worked during prime time TV hours, or couldn't receive NBC over the rabbit ears.

Now, the old Battlestar Galactica? I...
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By FiftySix

That's a lot of work. :o The machine I...

That's a lot of work. :o

The machine I operated when I was 18 was like the one shown below. Almost every tire I changed back then came on steel wheels and the Target I worked at still sold letter...
08-13-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By FiftySix

I sure hope they put one of those near me...

I sure hope they put one of those near me someday. The locals were lining up to by the Mexican pastries for the next morning.
08-13-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 764
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like there have been plenty of pedal...

Looks like there have been plenty of pedal strikes on that center bollard already.
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By FiftySix

Away from a tire machine, I used to change my own...

Away from a tire machine, I used to change my own motorcycle tires. Too much effort using plain tire levers for me these days.



Makes me think you could take the alloy rims off the car and just...
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By FiftySix

H is good enough for most people. Considering...

H is good enough for most people. Considering speed limits on public roads and all.
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 03:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 283
Posted By FiftySix

Over the last several years, I've used either...

Over the last several years, I've used either Discount Tire or a local used tire shop for car tires.

Discount Tire used to let me mismatch the tires from the car make on their online purchasing...
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 793
Posted By FiftySix

Too bad the post count doesn't increase in Foo.

Too bad the post count doesn't increase in Foo.
08-13-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

I guess that leaves us with this. ...

I guess that leaves us with this.

https://youtu.be/R-r_X3kuQrw
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 793
Posted By FiftySix

https://youtu.be/7JVZQhlivnY

https://youtu.be/7JVZQhlivnY
08-13-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

Iffin' I gotta watch something dorky from the...

Iffin' I gotta watch something dorky from the past, might as well be this. :ride:

https://youtu.be/U7cWqKUoNJ8
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 276
Posted By FiftySix

11 days!!!! Jeez!!!! I've had food poisoning...

11 days!!!! Jeez!!!!

I've had food poisoning two times that I know of, both due to situations with chicken. The second time it happened, by day three I really thought it was the end if I didn't...
08-13-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 359,624
Posted By FiftySix

A super cool cruiser collection you have there,...

A super cool cruiser collection you have there, Old Peddler! :)
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 793
Posted By FiftySix

Six: Where am I? Two: In the village. Six:...

Six: Where am I?
Two: In the village.
Six: What do you want?
Two: Information.
Six: Whose side are you on?
Two: That would be telling. We want information...information... information!!!
Six:...
08-12-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By FiftySix

Speaking of South Texas, I was in the Valley this...

Speaking of South Texas, I was in the Valley this Monday, Tuesday, and half of today. I drove back home to southeast Texas this afternoon.

Monday was a machine inspection in a building at a...
08-12-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

So many well known actors in a really crappy...

So many well known actors in a really crappy movie. I thought I had it erased from my memory forever, yet it lives on like a bad dream.
08-10-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

Poser is term that can be useful, but I've never...

Poser is term that can be useful, but I've never used on people I don't know because it can be hard to tell what someone really is until you see them ride or know their story.

I don't ride...
08-09-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,809
Posted By FiftySix

Took a single speed spin before the sun had set...

Took a single speed spin before the sun had set this evening.

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08-09-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 359,624
Posted By FiftySix

Impressive. :thumb:

Impressive. :thumb:
08-09-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 213
Posted By FiftySix

So many school districts here...

So many school districts here (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_school_districts_in_Houston), none of my kids in any of them anymore, and I don't feel like reading all the policies that may be...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,138
Posted By FiftySix

Technology workers make a lot of sense that...

Technology workers make a lot of sense that commuting is a high possibility. People in tech may get paid well enough to live not too far from their jobs.

Regarding plants around here that I visit...
08-09-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By FiftySix

In my experience, it is. When I was young...

In my experience, it is.

When I was young and in between high school and tech school, I had a job as a security guard for a year. Sometimes, I'd work two 8 hour shifts back to back. Ride my...
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,516
Posted By FiftySix

The thing with '80s music here was we were spoon...

The thing with '80s music here was we were spoon fed what was on the radio or MTV. You had to spend money at a record store or go to night clubs with live bands to get away from that.

Sadly, most...
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,516
Posted By FiftySix

How I wish electronic drums were never invented...

How I wish electronic drums were never invented and recorded.
08-08-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

:roflmao2: I gotta remember that one. :D

:roflmao2:

I gotta remember that one. :D
08-08-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,022
Posted By FiftySix

I believe the watch method is to help find a...

I believe the watch method is to help find a rough compass reading without having a compass, which will be different from where the sun sets depending on the latitude of the globe you are located and...
08-08-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 771
Posted By FiftySix

Compared to my youth, I go super easy with...

Compared to my youth, I go super easy with dumbbells, sit ups, pushups, etc. The heaviest dumbbells I have now are 25 lbs. each, so repetition is what I go after.

I really do it so I have strength...
08-08-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 6,022
Posted By FiftySix

Around here, the toilets flush down. I'd hate to...

Around here, the toilets flush down. I'd hate to use a toilet that flushes back at me.
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 836
Posted By FiftySix

So the name Karen looks to be going down the path...

So the name Karen looks to be going down the path of the names Peter or Dick.
Forum: Foo
08-08-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10,895
Views: 2,261,966
Posted By FiftySix

Yeah, the days of the traditional American Roach...

Yeah, the days of the traditional American Roach Coach seem to be behind us. Around here there are tons of trailers and food trucks that still spoon out south of the border food in poor and working...
08-08-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,998
Posted By FiftySix

Real bikers get a pass. Not like a real biker has...

Real bikers get a pass. Not like a real biker has a lot of health care money to try and cure STDs, liver disease, gunshot wounds, etc.

Now those dressed up bikers with high paying professional...
08-06-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 985
Posted By FiftySix

Pre-pandemic, average bicycles were very...

Pre-pandemic, average bicycles were very affordable on Craigslist here. Now, below average and average bicycles are way overpriced.

Lot's of Wally World bike flippers out there too, with the new...
08-06-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 359,624
Posted By FiftySix

Super cool. :thumb:

Super cool. :thumb:
08-06-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 2,652
Views: 273,192
Posted By FiftySix

I watched Coriolanus...

I watched Coriolanus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coriolanus_(film)) last night.

Going in, I had no idea it was a Shakespeare play set in modern times on film. It took a few minutes of listening...
08-06-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,387
Posted By FiftySix

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
08-05-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 1,144
Views: 359,624
Posted By FiftySix

Lovin' that klunker style, single speed, and...

Lovin' that klunker style, single speed, and green paint on that Venture.

Do you intend on installing front brake pads, or yanking the front brake off and just go coaster brake?
08-05-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,422
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
08-04-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,516
Posted By FiftySix

Costumed up and having fun. Cool. :) ...

Costumed up and having fun. Cool. :)

Otherwise, I was happy when grunge came along and started to displace '80s hair band metal.
08-04-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By FiftySix

I can only imagine how much more connected I'd...

I can only imagine how much more connected I'd feel riding a fixed gear, just not sure my "off road" jaunts would be good for riding fixed. I'm so accustomed to leveling the pedals when needed, even...
08-04-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,381
Posted By FiftySix

Reading that, I was expecting that 30 to be over...

Reading that, I was expecting that 30 to be over 40 or 50. Lol. :D
08-04-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 963
Posted By FiftySix

Sure, I was a paper boy in the '70s, but that job...

Sure, I was a paper boy in the '70s, but that job was drudgery to me. Pedaling a heavy slow beast laden with a wooden and canvas "pannier" full of Sunday's fat rolls of newsprint. Multiple times, in...
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