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Forum: Foo
10-22-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 258
Posted By noisebeam

Duct tape for the chain and WD-40 for the tubes.

Duct tape for the chain and WD-40 for the tubes.
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 204
Posted By noisebeam

i can not be goaded as i am fully woaded

i can not be goaded as i am fully woaded
10-19-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,427
Posted By noisebeam

No one is claiming the hypothesis is a...

No one is claiming the hypothesis is a conspiracy. It is a great hypothesis and it is important to continue to evaluate it as is happening.
The conspiracy is claiming it is being ignored in favor of...
10-19-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,427
Posted By noisebeam

It's not Science that kills. It's Conspiracy...

It's not Science that kills. It's Conspiracy Theories that kills.
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 950
Posted By noisebeam

I prefer the term flush mount. You can translate...

I prefer the term flush mount. You can translate that to expel mount if desired.
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 419
Posted By noisebeam

I once cornered a bobcat in a narrow (6') canyon...

I once cornered a bobcat in a narrow (6') canyon alcove. It hissed and freaked out and then ran toward and beside me along the opposite canyon wall to get out.

I was stalked by a mountain lion in...
Forum: Foo
10-16-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 245
Posted By noisebeam

101F here today. So far this year 145 days of...

101F here today. So far this year 145 days of 100F+ including 50 with over 110F.
But it is much cooler in evening and morning so I am finally getting out after being holed up at home all summer.
My...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 272
Posted By noisebeam

My first year of college I drove my '77 Chevy...

My first year of college I drove my '77 Chevy Impala from my Mass to Houston. I had a set of studded snows in the trunk and put them on in the second year when my summer tires got bald as (unlike...
Forum: Foo
10-08-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By noisebeam

Seattle Clemson Mort Seattle - Thanks...

Seattle
Clemson
Mort

Seattle - Thanks for the kind words about my late entry. That is my son running up sandstone in very northern AZ. I'll have to find the original and share.
Forum: Foo
10-06-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 897
Posted By noisebeam

It is on a Win7 machine. Why all the fuss about...

It is on a Win7 machine. Why all the fuss about installing iTunes just ot reset an old iThing? Could be done by now.
Forum: Foo
10-06-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 975
Posted By noisebeam

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Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,173
Posted By noisebeam

Then why do hunters promote killing wolves,...

Then why do hunters promote killing wolves, cougar and coyote to 'help the herds.'
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,028
Posted By noisebeam

Sure we have been through a few heavy monsoons,...

Sure we have been through a few heavy monsoons, but this storm was a 1,000 year event. So locals have only ever gone through one monsoon like that one.
Rain gauge nearest my home had over 4.23" in...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By noisebeam

Can't go wrong with a 'titanium dual fan...

Can't go wrong with a 'titanium dual fan separator'

But an 'an automatic starting system?' better be careful.
09-24-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,735
Posted By noisebeam

Can you imagine putting as many hours per week...

Can you imagine putting as many hours per week into sex as you currently put into cycling? I think that would hurt more.
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,028
Posted By noisebeam

In Sept 2014 3.5" of rain fell here where the...

In Sept 2014 3.5" of rain fell here where the yearly average is 9"
Everything was flooded. I cycled to work passing floating cars and was of of the few who made it in. Water was over bike's axles in...
09-24-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By noisebeam

If it is hard on the body mine hasn't complained...

If it is hard on the body mine hasn't complained yet. I regularly go from 110F to 80F back and forth. I actually like it - like a cycle of sauna and cold baths.
Much of the SW is unlivable without...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 770
Posted By noisebeam

I was gifted one and it lives in the laundry...

I was gifted one and it lives in the laundry room. I never felt comfortable leaving it in car parked in direct sun when it is 115 out even if it should be OK. I've brought it to help others. In this...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 770
Posted By noisebeam

I went to a trailhead Sunday morning and on...

I went to a trailhead Sunday morning and on arriving I noted a jacked up Tacoma had driven about 40' off the parking lot into and through the brush & trees and was awkwardly straddling a large...
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,028
Posted By noisebeam

Fall? Not in Phoenix with hot temps in the...

Fall? Not in Phoenix with hot temps in the forecast (https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/local/phoenix-weather/2020/09/19/fall-might-around-corner-but-no-sweater-weather-valley/5840088002/)...
09-17-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 947
Posted By noisebeam

I've taken only cold showers all summer long and...

I've taken only cold showers all summer long and am covid symptom free.
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 351
Posted By noisebeam

Venus atmos has 5-20ppb phosphine. It breaks...

Venus atmos has 5-20ppb phosphine. It breaks down in UV and therefore has some replenishment mechanism
It is produced on Earth by anaerobic microbes. It is also in your gut.
It kills life that...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 351
Posted By noisebeam

The first extremophiles were studied in...

The first extremophiles were studied in Yellowstone in the 60's. Since then humans have been finding new ones all the time.
The highest livable acid concentration of known Earth extremophiles is 5%...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 351
Posted By noisebeam

The observation has been duplicated and those...

The observation has been duplicated and those involved are confident it is a real signal. The unknown is where it is from and the known chem and mechanical processes have so far been ruled out.
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 351
Posted By noisebeam

Also unlikely a rouge microbe we accidentally...

Also unlikely a rouge microbe we accidentally sent there could have found a home in 90% sulfuric acid.
Forum: Foo
08-24-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,771
Posted By noisebeam

And of course it is on Strava ...

And of course it is on Strava
https://www.strava.com/activities/3946600524 (https://www.strava.com/activities/3946600524/overview)

Looks like he worked on his fireline at about the 1mi mark. ...
Forum: Foo
08-24-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,771
Posted By noisebeam

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYZ3u2vcjXU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYZ3u2vcjXU
Forum: Foo
08-20-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,970
Posted By noisebeam

Most likely a piezo igniter which means no...

Most likely a piezo igniter which means no batteries. They get dirty quickly in grill environment and stop working. You can try cleaning the exposed end with solvent but Hondo's above solution is...
Forum: Foo
08-20-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,771
Posted By noisebeam

A recent finding about Pompeii is that those who...

A recent finding about Pompeii is that those who took cover in stone houses suffered (a tiny bit) longer as the homes turned into slower cooking ovens - especially for those people who were...
Forum: Foo
08-19-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,771
Posted By noisebeam

Interactive wildfire map with extensive details ...

Interactive wildfire map with extensive details
https://www.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=2ff1677111ae4018ac705fcce7c3312f
08-18-20, 07:45 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,473
Posted By noisebeam

Responsibility?. I think you've missed the point....

Responsibility?. I think you've missed the point. It is about courtesy and efficiency, but I can see how those may not be of interest to others.

When it comes to hand signals and more broadly...
08-17-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,473
Posted By noisebeam

The idea is that when you signal a right turn...

The idea is that when you signal a right turn early (not just when turning) the driver entering the roadway can decide to turn into the roadway assuming you will be turning. It doesn't slow a turn. ...
Forum: Foo
08-16-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 705
Posted By noisebeam

Are people in TX really tiny?

Are people in TX really tiny?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,871
Posted By noisebeam

Zipped to the top for comfort. I had one jersey...

Zipped to the top for comfort. I had one jersey that would always unzip ~1/2" so I threw it away.
Forum: Foo
08-13-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,497
Views: 377,168
Posted By noisebeam

There are some great images of the train...

There are some great images of the train derailment from AZRepubic:...
08-12-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By noisebeam

That is actually one of the great advantages of a...

That is actually one of the great advantages of a mirror is that drivers do not know you are looking back and react to you when you don't want them to.

For example without a mirror you may not...
Forum: Foo
08-12-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,829
Posted By noisebeam

https://www.horticultureunlimited.com/plant-guide/...

https://www.horticultureunlimited.com/plant-guide/woolly-butterfly-bush/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,919
Posted By noisebeam

It sure has been a hot & dry July. The night...

It sure has been a hot & dry July. The night temps have also not dipped below 90F for 19 days straight until this Sunday night. Yesterday it cooled a bit and was a bit overcast with Cali fire smoke...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,919
Posted By noisebeam

I've done the reverse and never again. When I...

I've done the reverse and never again. When I tried a base-layer under my jersey in hot dry full sun I stopped not even 1/3rd of the way into the ride to take the base layer off and it was...
07-31-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,649
Posted By noisebeam

If she doesn't want to go I will. ;)

If she doesn't want to go I will. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,187
Posted By noisebeam

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07-31-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 6,649
Posted By noisebeam

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,410
Posted By noisebeam

Because I have other things in life I enjoy as...

Because I have other things in life I enjoy as well.
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,829
Posted By noisebeam

yeah, hiking is an weight bearing activity which...

yeah, hiking is an weight bearing activity which is an important compliment to cycling especially if you also use your arms for climbing/scrambling.
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,829
Posted By noisebeam

I also carry a synthetic fill puffy on day hikes...

I also carry a synthetic fill puffy on day hikes when night temps are below low 70s.

I have not yet fallen while hiking on dry ground. I have fallen a few times hiking on the slippery creek rocks...
Forum: Foo
07-29-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 4,497
Views: 377,168
Posted By noisebeam

It's a trap!

It's a trap!
Forum: Foo
07-28-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,540
Posted By noisebeam

There is a small part of AZ ...

There is a small part of AZ (https://www.mountain-forecast.com/peaks/Humphreys-Peak/forecasts/3851)where the high is 54 today and it will drop to 50 overnight.
I have been there a few times, good...
07-28-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,175
Posted By noisebeam

Hopefully you two are doing more than just...

Hopefully you two are doing more than just watching and doing some reading as well. I have not watched any coverage which is perhaps the difference. What are you watching anyway that gives such a...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,829
Posted By noisebeam

Three in our party. Given we each had some left...

Three in our party. Given we each had some left back at the car we ended up using ~13L total for the two days including cooking and coffee. I encouraged everyone to drink a lot in the first half of...
Forum: Foo
07-27-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,829
Posted By noisebeam

My wife has the exact same daypack. For day hikes...

My wife has the exact same daypack. For day hikes I use an REI Flash 22 which has no structure, but is lightweight and sometimes I pack it inside my overnight pack. I can carry three liters in the...
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