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Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 280
Posted By mtnbud

“Science is a game – but a game with reality, a...

“Science is a game – but a game with reality, a game with sharpened knives. If a man cuts a picture carefully into 1000 pieces, you solve the puzzle when you reassemble the pieces into a picture; in...
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By mtnbud

Then there's the car dummy

https://www.newsweek.com/california-driver-caught-using-lifelike-mannequin-dodge-traffic-carpool-lane-1572065
04-03-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By mtnbud

Yes, Detroit is gone. I believe the North Fork...

Yes, Detroit is gone. I believe the North Fork Opal Creek area and Shelburg Falls area are toast also. I'd assume anything off of the Brietenbush Hwy is also gone - Not totally sure about that. ...
04-02-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By mtnbud

FYI: I've been over to Sisters and Bend a...

FYI:

I've been over to Sisters and Bend a few times recently and there is no storm damage at all on the east side of the Cascades. I also have it on good authority the fires didn't hit the...
Forum: Foo
04-01-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,715
Views: 131,700
Posted By mtnbud

Great speech from a 4 year old

I'd be so proud of this kid if he was my son:
03-30-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 131
Posted By mtnbud

Bikepacking ideas Western Oregon?

A friend and I are hoping to do at least one bikepacking overnighter on gravel or singletrack before his knee surgery in mid June. I've been pouring over maps and have been finding a surprising...
Forum: Foo
03-30-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By mtnbud

A classic bad movie clip

High School High
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 502
Posted By mtnbud

It is insane - I've finally learned how to...

It is insane -

I've finally learned how to use the speaker phone option on my phone and have found it to me immensely helpful. Any time I'm going to run into this, I just turn up the volume and...
Forum: Foo
03-12-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By mtnbud

Thanks! I'll do that. The car has been...

Thanks! I'll do that.

The car has been fantastic for short trips around town. I've been frustrated with the range also. Especially in winter.

There's some new cars coming soon. Nissan...
Forum: Touring
03-12-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 7,361
Posted By mtnbud

I read through all the posts to see if anyone...

I read through all the posts to see if anyone recommended buying a vintage mountain bike frame as an option. If you can find a good rigid mtb frame in your size, you could build it up into a very...
Forum: Foo
03-10-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By mtnbud

Update

The service manager came back while I was waiting in the waiting room and told me the sensor that needs to be replaced turns out to be covered under an extended warranty for my particular car. (2013...
03-10-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 3,356
Posted By mtnbud

Agreed! - I'd have a hard time saying horses have...

Agreed! - I'd have a hard time saying horses have less impact on trail conditions than mountain bikers after seeing first hand what horses do to the trails in Central Oregon. Mountainbikers do scare...
Forum: Foo
03-10-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 487
Posted By mtnbud

Question about suspicious vehicle service issue

I brought my car in for a factory recall. (https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10163711-9999.pdf) Afterward getting it back, my airbag sensor warning light turned on and stayed on. It never...
03-10-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 283
Posted By mtnbud

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5NIdNoEBiUHiA3jf...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/5NIdNoEBiUHiA3jfI0ebMnXVZ589JmcNlpCJuqfnz-FIQ7gDHw5vnttLEP_Z9jZK-iO_mml8owTjGf8e47MYz_MtRrCyJeFbWu4I4K0jHwI3hxy4fFODGE1KSEZVcNAVZGxJgGU8dGEiEQO5rcFZ6ZCV5d2WISMxUF6bN3...
Forum: Foo
03-10-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By mtnbud

My beloved cat Newton. AKA: "Newt". passed at...

My beloved cat Newton. AKA: "Newt". passed at 19yrs. He and I had a special bond. He really didn't pay much attention to the rest of my family.
We have a very sweet cat now that interacts with...
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By mtnbud

Funny how close AzzCat sounds like Hazmat!

Funny how close AzzCat sounds like Hazmat!
Forum: Foo
03-06-21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 642
Posted By mtnbud

Have always loved my cats. Very sorry to hear of...

Have always loved my cats. Very sorry to hear of your loss.

BTW I had a vet tell me dry food has too much sugar in it and that's the main reason so many cats have kidney problems. I have no...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By mtnbud

Understood 👍. I threw my circuit breaker a...

Understood 👍. I threw my circuit breaker a couple times before Christmas this year. It took me awhile to figure out I was pulling too many amps due to an over zealous Christmas lighting display. I...
Forum: Foo
03-01-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By mtnbud

According to what I looked up, Mitsubishi has a...

According to what I looked up, Mitsubishi has a 12 kWh battery with a 22 mile range. It'd seem to me you'd be fine to charge it overnight on 110 with that size of battery. You'll be running on gas...
Forum: Foo
02-27-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By mtnbud

Olena UUTAi. Earth music festival

I think I found my new jam:https://youtu.be/LH2J81ZjsGk

Here's another - music to rip by
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 643
Posted By mtnbud

I had a hard time understanding how these...

I had a hard time understanding how these observations indicate time causes gravity. It seems to me the more complicated and "theoretical" things are, the more our "theories" predict observations...
Forum: Foo
02-25-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By mtnbud

Another dangerous weekend for the PNW...

Another dangerous weekend for the PNW backcountry. Monday in the Oregon Cascades temps skyrocketed forming a solid layer of crust below 5000ft. There's going to be a predicted 20 - 35" of fresh...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 519
Posted By mtnbud

Just a bit south the snow level shot up from...

Just a bit south the snow level shot up from 2500ft to 5000ft from Saturday to today. Not sure if the same thing happened in Washington. It's a good day to stay home here.
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 583
Posted By mtnbud

Oregon beaches

Typical day at an Oregon Beach
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,735
Posted By mtnbud

I hear you. Many people feel just like you do. ...

I hear you. Many people feel just like you do. There are lots of people out of work right now so I encourage you to keep at it. A lot of people practice "gratefulness" - it seems to help them. ...
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 609
Posted By mtnbud

Time to get out your fat bike Hondo!

Time to get out your fat bike Hondo!
02-18-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By mtnbud

Road problems in your area?

FYI :. There are lots of trees down and side roads closed in the Salem Oregon area right now. Minto Brown Park is closed.

I'd assume Willamette Mission and Champoeg would have similar issues.
...
Forum: Touring
02-18-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,071
Posted By mtnbud

Congratulations on your recovery 😉. I've...

Congratulations on your recovery 😉.

I've seen it done.

Plan your routes and distances accordingly. You'll more than likely want to use a two wheeled trailer which will put you out farther into...
02-10-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 794
Posted By mtnbud

Interesting! I am looking forward to your long...

Interesting! I am looking forward to your long term impressions. I seem to remember my original elastomers came in a three part stack with three separate densities.

I replaced my elastomers with...
Forum: Foo
02-07-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9,506
Views: 1,147,822
Posted By mtnbud

Interesting! I've noticed that light on many...

Interesting! I've noticed that light on many rigs driving down I5. It seems to me that should be immediate cause to be pulled over...

Rewatching the posted video, it seems that light is lit on...
Forum: Foo
02-05-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 965
Posted By mtnbud

I recommend chicken, mushroom, and sausage -...

I recommend chicken, mushroom, and sausage - garlic parmesan sauce, pan style crust.
Forum: Touring
01-25-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,203
Posted By mtnbud

I have no clue about guitars, but here's some old...

I have no clue about guitars, but here's some old threads to read if interested (https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=10497180)
Forum: Touring
01-24-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,717
Posted By mtnbud

That's a nice looking bike. Thanks for sharing!

That's a nice looking bike. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Foo
01-22-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,405
Posted By mtnbud

I have fond memories of the different beers I've...

I have fond memories of the different beers I've tried when visiting Mexico.😁. (Mexican beer tastes especially good when fishing for Marlin, or any sportfish for that matter.) I don't remember ever...
01-21-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 866
Posted By mtnbud

You could certainly save some money by buying a...

You could certainly save some money by buying a used bike if you know what to look for. In that frame size, it'll be a bit more difficult, but I'd bet a few good bikes will turn up if you keep your...
Forum: Foo
01-12-21, 01:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 985
Posted By mtnbud

Talking woodworking, check out Grandpa Amu: ...

Talking woodworking, check out Grandpa Amu:
https://youtu.be/VK9oyvhRpA8.

I've also been dealing with a lot of extra time. I've restored 2 kayaks, updated my camping trailer, reorganized my...
Forum: Foo
01-09-21, 09:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,961
Posted By mtnbud

We're seeing the same thing in Oregon. Don't get...

We're seeing the same thing in Oregon. Don't get me started about the snowmobilers on the Nordic trails...
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,699
Views: 161,043
Posted By mtnbud

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band
Forum: Touring
12-31-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 965
Posted By mtnbud

Thanks DJB. I'm running my 29+ bike tubeless. It...

Thanks DJB. I'm running my 29+ bike tubeless. It could be worthwhile to pack one of these tubes as a precaution. Regular 29+ tubes are huge!

I've never heard of this brand either:...
Forum: Touring
12-24-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,573
Posted By mtnbud

I used to have issues possibly related to...

I used to have issues possibly related to comparatively weaker hamstrings as compared to my quads. It got so bad it became impossible for me to run without cramping up. I could ride mile after...
12-11-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,440
Posted By mtnbud

I recently bought a 29" with 3" wide tires. It's...

I recently bought a 29" with 3" wide tires. It's wheelbase is very long. Tight switchbacks are very difficult for me to ride without putting a foot down. Handling seems less finesse and more...
11-26-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 294
Posted By mtnbud

Current trail conditions in Corvallis?

I'm considering driving down to MacForest tomorrow 11/27 tomorrow to do some riding. Does anyone know if the trails are dry enough? I don't want to damage the trails...

FYI - I ended up doing a...
Forum: Touring
11-19-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,042
Posted By mtnbud

I used rope hooks for the top hooks and sewed...

I used rope hooks for the top hooks and sewed velcro to a strap for the lower attachment on my kitty litter bucket panniers.

Would something like this work for the lower attachment? They're...
11-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 349
Views: 82,755
Posted By mtnbud

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/m-SrYqhu3bL6WYYg...

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/m-SrYqhu3bL6WYYgpexo3cxa_7GNdtzUpCUEkg9QLi8VfjDMfbg4PB-X-xZDoprAuFASXvQSvy_h-UklqywC0n6Hmbr2dxU9JF-IROnIobzeJ8d4IZvWtPcAyN2BJkeUsKHrNDLO97eIsDexeXica4ui9fYB6C2XEMt578...
Forum: Touring
11-04-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,040
Posted By mtnbud

If you want to save money and simplify things,...

If you want to save money and simplify things, consider replacing your shifters with some quality vintage friction thumbshifters. (Some index thumbshifters also have the ability to switch to friction...
Forum: Touring
10-22-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By mtnbud

Off topic, but the above comment jogged my...

Off topic, but the above comment jogged my memory.

RIP Tom McCall: https://youtu.be/BxxtWTDOq_Y
Forum: Touring
10-21-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 639
Posted By mtnbud

3 more hike/bike pods coming to the Oregon coast State Parks

https://www.orparksforever.org/three-more-bike-pods/
These are pretty handy to have - being able to charge your electronics in a lockable locker is really nice...


Locks are not included, so...
Forum: Touring
10-21-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,846
Posted By mtnbud

Way to keep going! I am impressed. I can't...

Way to keep going! I am impressed. I can't stand rain. Especially having to take down camp in it.

I remember one trip where we had just climbed a 5600 ft pass and had to decend for 7 miles...
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,293
Posted By mtnbud

The OP has the hammock on the ground. The purpose...

The OP has the hammock on the ground. The purpose of the hammock is the mosquito netting to keep out the bugs.
(How'd your trip go?)
Forum: Touring
10-14-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,293
Posted By mtnbud

If bugs aren't a problem, there's no reason one...

If bugs aren't a problem, there's no reason one couldn't pitch their hammocks rainfly without the hammock. If the hammocker brought a sleeping pad rather than a under quilt, it wouldn't be much...
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