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07-19-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,137
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Cowardly turn of events here. I too was both a...

Cowardly turn of events here. I too was both a motorcyclist and biker until recently. My pride and joy was a 1969 Honda 750 that I restored as second owner since 1972. Gave it to my nephew about a...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Just curious, but with all the hoopla about the...

Just curious, but with all the hoopla about the 50th anniversary, wow was here to see it :rolleyes:, one of the photos I saw today was of the recovered astronauts waving to the press from quarantine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-19, 12:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By bobwysiwyg

On a decent return ride segment from Dexter to...

On a decent return ride segment from Dexter to Ann Arbor I was looking at Strava and found I was number, Er, not sure, but in the hundreds. After filtering for my weight, got down to under 100. Then...
07-19-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,736
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm sure I have a high temp limit, but humidity...

I'm sure I have a high temp limit, but humidity will do me in sooner. We rarely have more than six 90F days each year. Even those can be dealt with by riding earlier, but the humidity.. ugh! :(
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

That may be the only technology still working...

That may be the only technology still working after a apocalypse. :)
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My apologies for a somewhat snarky reply, I...

My apologies for a somewhat snarky reply, I hadn't had my coffee yet.

I was merely trying to focus on the color TV camera simply because the early, primitive color cameras were anchors weighing...
07-19-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My wife and I are frequent diners at Metzger's...

My wife and I are frequent diners at Metzger's even when they were downtown. As I recall, a project to build/repair the parking structure across the street drove them out of business.
The owners...
07-19-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Jim, I too enjoyed hearing about a bit of...

Jim, I too enjoyed hearing about a bit of history. I was born and raised on Long Island, NY but when I was discharged from the service in late '68 I came to Ann Arbor. There are many "nice" roads...
Forum: Foo
07-19-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Gee, ya think? :foo:

Gee, ya think? :foo:
07-18-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 731
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Wow, would love a backdrop like that around here....

Wow, would love a backdrop like that around here. :(
07-18-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 563
Posted By bobwysiwyg

How true!

How true!
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

There was a custom built (think big $$$'s) color...

There was a custom built (think big $$$'s) color TV camera on the command module but only B/W made it to the surface on the Apollo 11 mission.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 08:24 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,974
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Bingo! :thumb:

Bingo! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 278,836
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Being more than a little biased towards black and...

Being more than a little biased towards black and white photography, I really like those first images. Fooled with high contrast film for several years, it was fun.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

The balcony of course. They wanted to be high....

The balcony of course. They wanted to be high. :lol:
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,614
Posted By bobwysiwyg

As I recall, the actual portion of Armstrong...

As I recall, the actual portion of Armstrong setting foot on the moon would have been in black and white even on a color TV. It was broadcast in black in white for a variety of reasons.
07-16-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,679
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb:

:thumb:
07-16-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,679
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Ha, missed it, thanks. Must have been otherwise...

Ha, missed it, thanks. Must have been otherwise preoccupied back in 2008. :)
07-16-19, 05:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,679
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Pretty much my take also. I fail to see how they,...

Pretty much my take also. I fail to see how they, or their potentially valuable continents would be protected. They sound like a solution in search of a problem. :foo:
07-15-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 560
Posted By bobwysiwyg

None of us are fat, we're just generously...

None of us are fat, we're just generously proportioned.

Enjoy your find. ;)
07-15-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,119
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I agree. Upon reading the story, it "made" the...

I agree. Upon reading the story, it "made" the pun for me.
Forum: Introductions
07-13-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 414
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Welcome, enjoy your new acquisition. :) Must...

Welcome, enjoy your new acquisition. :)

Must admit, had to look up Etobicoke. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 912
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Sorry, the tread title reminded me of this scene...

Sorry, the tread title reminded me of this scene from many years ago.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=j7jKtJLZ4OE
Forum: Introductions
07-12-19, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 374
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Welcome.

Welcome.
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,974
Posted By bobwysiwyg

We use Krups burr grinder, variable coarse...

We use Krups burr grinder, variable coarse selection. Will not run if the bin is absent, nor will it run if the bin is present but no lid on the bin. It was reasonably priced as I recall.
...
07-11-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Tour de What? :)

Tour de What? :)
07-11-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,582
Posted By bobwysiwyg

This for me.

This for me.
07-10-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,384
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Though it unlikely I'd find a birth year bike for...

Though it unlikely I'd find a birth year bike for myself (1943 ;)) I poked around a bit out of curiosity. Stumbled on this which I found interesting. If it's a distraction to the thread, my...
07-09-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,137
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I really admire the down hill decent speeds here....

I really admire the down hill decent speeds here. I know I can't/won't attempt them. Just be sure you understand the risks.. carry on.
...
07-09-19, 04:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Crackle, also an interesting alternative. I'll...

Crackle, also an interesting alternative. I'll consider this as well, thanks.
07-09-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,067
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Interesting reactions so far. Had he come to BF...

Interesting reactions so far. Had he come to BF and introduced himself as a new, middle aged member new to gravel biking, he would likely be welcomed by many.

However, because of his apparent...
07-08-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Thanks, I'll look into this as well. My battery...

Thanks, I'll look into this as well. My battery is original, 4-5 years now, and not user replaceable. :(
07-08-19, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Pretty impressive. Never heard of it before,...

Pretty impressive. Never heard of it before, thanks.
07-08-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Found another thread that might explain my...

Found another thread that might explain my problems. Possibly related to power saving options. Looking into it.
My redundancy amounts to Cateye Padrone. At least bare minimum info is available for...
07-08-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 561
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Strava Issues

Not sure where else to put this. Wondering if anyone is experiencing Strava drop-outs recently? I began using it 5-6 years ago. Prior to this past week, only one problem ever about three years ago...
07-07-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,137
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I turn 76 in a few weeks. My hat's off to all who...

I turn 76 in a few weeks. My hat's off to all who do 40, 50, etc. Not a chance for me. Spent time recovering from a broken femur 3 years ago (not related to cycling). While in the hospital awaiting...
07-07-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,124
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
07-07-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,903
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I have several of them in a month's time. No...

I have several of them in a month's time. No worries, you get use to them.. as do those around you. ;)
07-07-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,768
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I see it a bit differently. I use an Otterbox,...

I see it a bit differently. I use an Otterbox, have for years. It is solid protection, thin enough to not interfere with its inductive charging and has good/grasp feel in hand. Without it my phone is...
07-05-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By bobwysiwyg

You might wan to read this, with special...

You might wan to read this, with special attention to the "How much is too much?"

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/318619.php
07-04-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,551
Posted By bobwysiwyg

When I first read the title of this thread, I was...

When I first read the title of this thread, I was sure it was like the joke where the boss sends the trainee to go get a right-hand screw driver. Lol, there really are left and right bottle cages??
Forum: Foo
07-04-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By bobwysiwyg

"Should there be more regulation on Plastics in...

"Should there be more regulation on Plastics in the US?"

Nah. Instead let's just go populate Mars and do to it what we've done and continue to do here.
Forum: Introductions
07-02-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Welcome from the edge of the glacial moraine.

Welcome from the edge of the glacial moraine.
Forum: Foo
07-02-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,974
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb: My wife uses a cone shaped filter for...

:thumb:
My wife uses a cone shaped filter for her pour over, that accepts #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) paper filters.

Mine does not have room, but I...
07-02-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,254
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Happy Canada Day! :beer:

Happy Canada Day! :beer:
07-02-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,254
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Well, after forgetting more coffee, took your...

Well, after forgetting more coffee, took your advice to get out earlier today. What did I get for my effort, drenched! It wasn't supposed to storm until the P.M. :(
Last time I take your advice. ;):)
07-01-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 1,296
Views: 76,254
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I too must be in the wrong thread. It's a given...

I too must be in the wrong thread. It's a given all here are faster than I am, but even so, how do you find the time for these ride lengths. I must be living wrong, I have chores that need doing. :)
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,974
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Tried many such devices in an effort to bring...

Tried many such devices in an effort to bring down cost and waste. The resulting coffee just was not the same flavor, taste. I have a theory as to why, but could not come up with a way to duplicate...
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,974
Posted By bobwysiwyg

When my wife and I were still working, we used...

When my wife and I were still working, we used programmable drip maker, set up the night before, set the time and like magic, ready when we got up.

We then succumbed to the convenience of the...
07-01-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,006
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Well, I'm guessing your cycling doctor disagrees...

Well, I'm guessing your cycling doctor disagrees with The Mayo Clinic among other sources. To each his own I guess.
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