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Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Bob Ross

You may not have a choice: I tried to replenish...

You may not have a choice: I tried to replenish my closet full of spare GP4000S clinchers last month and nobody had them in stock! Had to "settle" for GP5000s ...which were on sale, so yay for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,526
Posted By Bob Ross

Yes, I've been a member of the New York Cycle...

Yes, I've been a member of the New York Cycle Club since 2006.
If we move out of NYC in the near future we would definitely look into joining another Club in our new locaale.
But if we don't move...
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,866
Posted By Bob Ross

^^^This. If you really want one of the >100-disc...

^^^This. If you really want one of the >100-disc "CD jukeboxes" the only one that won't crap out two days after the warranty expires is the Kaleidescape DV700, which is A) complete overkill; and B)...
06-25-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 500
Views: 53,024
Posted By Bob Ross

Last complete series I watched -- and,...

Last complete series I watched -- and, admittedly, the first one in a number of years -- was Fosse/Verdon.

I'll give it an 8/10. The actors' portrayals were fabulous. The scenes of show rehearsals...
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bob Ross

This tune always struck me as heart-wrenchingly...

This tune always struck me as heart-wrenchingly sad if you presume that the person it's written about is dead:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__ihW9qZ9Rs
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 6,567
Posted By Bob Ross

Can't believe we got to 58 posts and no one...

Can't believe we got to 58 posts and no one mentioned Samuel Barber's "Adagio For Strings"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izQsgE0L450
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,450
Posted By Bob Ross

I will wipe them down maybe two or three times a...

I will wipe them down maybe two or three times a year. I grease them once a year, and that's such a messy job that I pretty much have to clean them after I'm done. And then I usually lube my cleats...
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,736
Posted By Bob Ross

In fact sometimes it's exactly like riding a bike.

In fact sometimes it's exactly like riding a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 322,652
Posted By Bob Ross

Whew! Thank god this thread has drifted back into...

Whew! Thank god this thread has drifted back into dick-waving braggadocio; for a second there folks were starting to actually dispense sage & prudent advice!
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,384
Posted By Bob Ross

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million...

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million Dollar Man!
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 890
Posted By Bob Ross

I have no idea what that sentence means.

I have no idea what that sentence means.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,656
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm conflicted about this whole issue. I...

I'm conflicted about this whole issue.

I would love nothing more than to turn my phone off when I go out for a bike ride (...and not turn it on again until the following millennia. Y'know, just to...
04-26-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 161,594
Posted By Bob Ross

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/302x499/514aw2dmlyl_sx300_bo1_204_203_200__9470b79d66789639ba2934f4548edf674e77e6e8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 10,474
Posted By Bob Ross

10 year old post and still the best advice you'll...

10 year old post and still the best advice you'll find on the internet.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,565
Posted By Bob Ross

For a day like that I'm wearing: - wind vest ...

For a day like that I'm wearing:
- wind vest
- arm warmers
- knee warmers (or maybe leg warmers)
- ear warmers
- full-fingered glove liners
...all of which will eventually come off and get...
04-15-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 528
Posted By Bob Ross

road cycling near Montreal and/or Quebec City?

Going up to Canada this summer for a family event, will have several days in Montreal and several days in (old) Quebec City. Will bring our bikes. Not looking to make it a "cycling vacation" per se...
Forum: Foo
04-12-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,255
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm just the opposite: I wish I'd worked more...

I'm just the opposite: I wish I'd worked more when I was younger, so that I could work less now.
Forum: Foo
03-07-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,363
Posted By Bob Ross

I remember seeing that album cover back in the...

I remember seeing that album cover back in the day but until now knew absolutely nothing about Henry Gross! Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,804,607
Posted By Bob Ross

I just bought an assortment of M6 hex bolts in...

I just bought an assortment of M6 hex bolts in different lengths, because inexplicably the front fender mount at the top of the fork on my CAADX requires a different size bolt than all the other (M5)...
02-11-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

Saturday: 30 mile group road ride in 18F temps...

Saturday: 30 mile group road ride in 18F temps with >18mph wind. That was...interesting.
Sunday: 75 mile group road ride in 30F temps with almost no wind. That was a different kind of interesting;...
Forum: Foo
02-08-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,363
Posted By Bob Ross

I believe Manilow's point -- remember, he was...

I believe Manilow's point -- remember, he was talking to a room full of musicians...and not just musicians, but music students at a school with a reputation for producing educated jazz wankers -- was...
Forum: Foo
02-07-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,363
Posted By Bob Ross

1975 ...

1975
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7KxyJ3ZyBA

1978
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4mx3KZ5zhI

1971
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKNOlDtZluU
Forum: Foo
02-07-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,363
Posted By Bob Ross

Barry Manilow did a master class at the Berklee...

Barry Manilow did a master class at the Berklee College of Music some time in the late 1980s/early 1990s, where he told this very funny story:

Early in his career he had written a tune which he...
02-07-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

Once again I commuted today, will wind up with...

Once again I commuted today, will wind up with The Usual ~19 Miles™
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,661
Posted By Bob Ross

What in god's name are you doing that...

What in god's name are you doing that necessitates having to change shift cables every 2k miles?!?! I daresay it may be you who "eats cables"

I have one 12-year-old bike with Ultegra 6600 and one...
Forum: Foo
02-06-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 80,646
Posted By Bob Ross

1967 ...

1967
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DjGjxvYLXU

1969
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW6eHunEysA

1963
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B09BWkpVv74
Forum: Foo
02-05-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 86,613
Posted By Bob Ross

Cat People ...

Cat People
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWX_MFNOL_Y

Cat Food
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmRbSFvh_90
Forum: Foo
02-05-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,739
Posted By Bob Ross

And sometimes it has nothing whatsoever to do...

And sometimes it has nothing whatsoever to do with the sounds you were exposed to. Sometimes tinnitus is just genetic, and/or a side-effect of sensory-neural hearing loss.

In one of life's tragic...
02-05-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

Thread drift: What's the deal with LimeBike, is...

Thread drift: What's the deal with LimeBike, is it exactly what it appears to be, a dock-less bike share program?
I just saw those for the first time on a recent ride through Yonkers (NY). Seemed...
02-04-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

No kidding! On both days: That 22F Saturday ride...

No kidding! On both days: That 22F Saturday ride was actually pretty nice...because the skies were clear and the sun was out. Would rather ride bright sunny 20 than gray overcast 30 any day.
...
02-04-19, 05:35 AM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

Saturday, 30 mile group road ride in 22F temps: ...

Saturday, 30 mile group road ride in 22F temps:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,437
Posted By Bob Ross

Black. Because white will almost certainly not...

Black. Because white will almost certainly not quite match the white of your frame, and that will drive you batschidt crazy after a few rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,328
Posted By Bob Ross

I saw a number of Giant bikes equipped with those...

I saw a number of Giant bikes equipped with those hybrid conversion brake systems when I stopped at an LBS out in the middle-of-nowhere Pennsylvania just before the UnPAved ride last year.

In...
Forum: Foo
02-01-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 122,777
Posted By Bob Ross

1980 ...

1980
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87yl5pbF-ZI

1982
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RmVDlAN9nWY

1986
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1mNJoZUDRs
Forum: Foo
01-31-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,120
Views: 108,363
Posted By Bob Ross

1973 ...

1973
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SL-mncsLWEc

1975
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80Tx7gwyzPQ

1977
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AP8RJeB2v3E
Forum: Foo
01-30-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,396
Views: 80,646
Posted By Bob Ross

1964 ...

1964
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Db_43nfm-SQ

1969
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gSpW6MePb10

1969
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBoR3Crv9Rc

1961
Forum: Foo
01-29-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 86,613
Posted By Bob Ross

Well played!

Well played!
01-29-19, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 341
Posted By Bob Ross

BB bearing shields keep falling out when I pull the cranks

Back story:
Whenever I pack my S&S-coupled travel bike I need to remove the crankset from the frame to get the thing to fit in the 26"x26" S&S case.
For the first 8 years that I owned this bike I...
Forum: Foo
01-29-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,530
Views: 86,613
Posted By Bob Ross

Kendrick Lamar - "Little Johnny" ...

Kendrick Lamar - "Little Johnny"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkNSFfpWLt0

Grand Funk Railroad - "Little Johnny Hooker"
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_m5YoGNyS-s
Forum: Foo
01-29-19, 08:02 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,739
Posted By Bob Ross

I spent some time in the anechoic chamber that...

I spent some time in the anechoic chamber that Dr. Amar Bose built for audio research at MIT. You want to talk about "ultimate quiet" ...it's incredible how loud the sound of your blood flowing...
Forum: Foo
01-28-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 1,219
Views: 80,738
Posted By Bob Ross

I think I posted the studio version of this tune...

I think I posted the studio version of this tune a month or two of Mondays ago, but the band just released this live video from one of their recent shows, so I figured I'd share:

Freckle Legend -...
Forum: Foo
01-28-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,121
Posted By Bob Ross

Router does, but TV doesn't ...I think.

Router does, but TV doesn't ...I think.
Forum: Foo
01-28-19, 08:45 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,121
Posted By Bob Ross

Fortunately, my SmartTV™ is operated by a...

Fortunately, my SmartTV™ is operated by a DumbGuy™ who can't even figure out how to get an RJ45 cable from the router all the way over to the television, so I think the data re: my TV-watching habits...
01-28-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

Commuted to work today, will wind up with The...

Commuted to work today, will wind up with The Usual ~19 Miles
01-27-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

34 mile group road ride...mostly into a headwind...

34 mile group road ride...mostly into a headwind :(
01-26-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

47 mile solo road ride today

47 mile solo road ride today
Forum: Foo
01-25-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 772
Posted By Bob Ross

Didn't Peter MacNicol's character on the Ally...

Didn't Peter MacNicol's character on the Ally McBeal series have one of those?
​​​​​​​Heck, that show went off the air in 2002, those writers were better predictors of the future than any...
01-25-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 24,659
Views: 2,332,031
Posted By Bob Ross

Commuted to work today. Will wind up with The...

Commuted to work today. Will wind up with The Usual ~19 Miles™

Man, 32F feels downright balmy after this past week!
Forum: Foo
01-25-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,294
Views: 122,777
Posted By Bob Ross

1982 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcwsgHBC_Xs

1982
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcwsgHBC_Xs
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,048
Posted By Bob Ross

Actually, my piece of advice is based on...

Actually, my piece of advice is based on precisely the exact situation that you describe: "After riding one bike for 5-6 hours, and switching to another, my brain maybe goes to the wrong shifting...
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