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08-17-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,732
Posted By KraneXL

That was my experience with my last shop who...

That was my experience with my last shop who started his now family owned business back in the late '50s. Over the course of my dealing with him I bought 3 bikes and would go back again if I still...
08-17-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By KraneXL

First, you can leave off Africa since unlike Asia...

First, you can leave off Africa since unlike Asia and especially Europe, Africans didn't readily immigrate to North American to escape political and economic persecution. Rather, those limited groups...
Forum: Foo
08-17-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,117
Posted By KraneXL

That might be true except for one thing: Its...

That might be true except for one thing:

Its call advertising -- and its a very powerful and effective tool of the rich. It supersedes all logic and good sense.
08-17-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,706
Posted By KraneXL

Some people can see doom everywhere. Some are too...

Some people can see doom everywhere. Some are too afraid to drive on certain highways. Some are too afraid to fly. Others are too afraid to take a boat.

Thing is, every mode of transportation can...
08-16-19, 06:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,706
Posted By KraneXL

First rule is to know your rights and be...

First rule is to know your rights and be predictable. This.

Its about anybody that gets in their way, and cyclist are no exception. Not engaging is a good idea, and you're not going to educate...
08-16-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,732
Posted By KraneXL

That's one solution. Another would be to continue...

That's one solution. Another would be to continue to shop around until you find a shop that truly appreciates your business. First rules, look for recommendations. People love to share good...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By KraneXL

Full disclosure: The vendor contacted me after I...

Full disclosure: The vendor contacted me after I complained that the arm rests were slightly loose and promised to send me replacement parts if I gave the chair a 5 star rating. I never promise her...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By KraneXL

Well if I use the review to make my decision --...

Well if I use the review to make my decision -- and it turns out to be correct or incorrect -- then I feel obligated to support it or set the record straight. I particularly appreciate those reviews...
08-16-19, 01:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,329
Posted By KraneXL

Southern Florida is not made up by native...

Southern Florida is not made up by native Floridians, rather, people from the Caribbean and the rest of the U.S.
08-16-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,021
Posted By KraneXL

In fact, the two are distinctly different....

In fact, the two are distinctly different. Someone who invests in, and put on cycling gear is vastly different from someone that uses a bike to commute from A to B.
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

Are you writing to someone else or for...

Are you writing to someone else or for yourself?[/COLOR][/COLOR]

In any event, you proceed from an incorrect premise if you feel this is coming from me. As I pointed out above, its not my rule,...
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

Graphic design 10: Readability. Its your job JFB...

Graphic design 10: Readability. Its your job JFB to make it easy to read and interpret. Its the main reason why things like resumes (and screenplays) have such strict submission requirements.

When...
08-16-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 2,334
Views: 205,801
Posted By KraneXL

A film school requirement (along with The...

A film school requirement (along with The Godfather, and Goodfellas) for its cinematography magic. Its all about the fight scene.
Forum: Foo
08-16-19, 01:37 AM
Replies: 2,238
Views: 116,246
Posted By KraneXL

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

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

1983
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,117
Posted By KraneXL

I went through the phase. Mine was out of control...

I went through the phase. Mine was out of control with no solution in sight. I finally used a free debt management service and eventually (it took years) got it under control. I'm now happy to say...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 530
Posted By KraneXL

Do you trust Amazon customer reviews?

Do you trust reviews your read on Amazon (and other online retailers) products? I keep hearing people say (Linus Tech Tips) that the reviews you read online are fake. But I write a lot of reviews...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

I was generalizing -- Any organism or harmful...

I was generalizing -- Any organism or harmful particulate that's in the water.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

Not to answer for anyone else, but to comment I...

Not to answer for anyone else, but to comment I was always taught to er towards conservative when it comes to font readability. For me, I would stick to 3 most basic san-serif fonts:

1) Helvetica...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By KraneXL

An easy one: None whatsoever. Mirrorless...

An easy one:

None whatsoever. Mirrorless advantage is size/weight. That is all.
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

That's fine. But testing at the faculty is one...

That's fine. But testing at the faculty is one thing, the water you drink by the time it gets to your tap is something totally different. Are you sure that water is as safe as they say it is? Using...
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 02:01 AM
Replies: 2,040
Views: 102,036
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2w6Oxx0kQ ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tH2w6Oxx0kQ

1978
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 01:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

A joke? Have you had your well water tested...

A joke?

Have you had your well water tested lately? I seem to recall hearing or reading somewhere that all well water was contaminated and needed to be filtered. If nothing else a whole house...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

I'm glad you clear that up for those of us that...

I'm glad you clear that up for those of us that aren't as trendy. Although I do know who Strangelove is.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

Pretty Boy Floyd?

Pretty Boy Floyd?
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 76,130
Posted By KraneXL

Dig that crazy Nehru jacket. Where can I get one...

Dig that crazy Nehru jacket. Where can I get one of those? 🤔
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

It much less about time of completion and more...

It much less about time of completion and more about formal presentation procedures. Any education through an institution is going to teach you the most formal procedures vs on-the-job training or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 11,827
Posted By KraneXL

Canari were like entry level the last time I...

Canari were like entry level the last time I checked.
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

The tester that comes with the pitcher (or one...

The tester that comes with the pitcher (or one you can purchase separately) is not that sophisticated. It only measure dissolved particles (there shouldn't be any) in the water. Nevertheless, if you...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 02:02 AM
Replies: 1,339
Views: 76,130
Posted By KraneXL

Let the celebration begin: Carlos Santana

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqZceAQSJvc
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

I did some research beforehand and found that...

I did some research beforehand and found that laser printers print B&W at about 1/2 the cost of an ink jet (3 cents/pp vs 6 cents/pp), and are much faster at printing -- best for high volume printing...
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 12:53 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 82,105
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtUa-jo3-qE ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wtUa-jo3-qE

1969

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjYAsVfJE8c

1964
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

Do you think that 130 I measured in my tap water...

Do you think that 130 I measured in my tap water were added mineral good for you? If you has a choice between to 130 before or 000 after it was filtered which would you choose? No answer necessary,...
08-12-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,058
Posted By KraneXL

Better still, I avoid them at all costs. First,...

Better still, I avoid them at all costs. First, don't ride where there's lots of debris. Second, watch out for it. And third, get puncture resistant tire, liners, tubulars. So I ride a fraction...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,607
Posted By KraneXL

How Pure Is Your Tap Water?

I've suspected mine wasn't too good ever since they replaced the 88 year old lead pipes leading to my building. Anyway, I bought a new Zerowater pitcher...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,766
Posted By KraneXL

https://media.giphy.com/media/IROraUMiemTG8/giphy....

https://media.giphy.com/media/IROraUMiemTG8/giphy.gif...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

I wouldn't print everything (that would be a...

I wouldn't print everything (that would be a colossal waste), just what's necessary, and only when its necessary. Well there are advantages and disadvantages to that. If you have a large quantity to...
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By KraneXL

Well yes, and no. But its a little more...

Well yes, and no. But its a little more complicated than that. With film, without processing you don't get anything. While digital always give you a result even if its not 100% to your satisfaction....
Forum: Foo
08-12-19, 01:40 PM
Replies: 232
Views: 5,766
Posted By KraneXL

I don't, and frankly I'm getting my fill of this...

I don't, and frankly I'm getting my fill of this blurring the line between good and evil. Not to mention all this binging makes me cringe. Then again I guess it depends on the show. If its a good...
08-12-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,654
Posted By KraneXL

Cyclist wear helmets. Seeing someone that just...

Cyclist wear helmets. Seeing someone that just "rides a bike" or is a commuter wearing a helmet is very rare in my neck of the woods. Also, that guy with the string bass. 😔
08-11-19, 10:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By KraneXL

You're correct. Carry on.

You're correct. Carry on.
08-11-19, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By KraneXL

What is -- an exaggerated statistical statement...

What is -- an exaggerated statistical statement not based in real world context?

Its not just a question of calories burned, but the intensity over time. An e-bike is fine as a "transition" from...
08-11-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,646
Posted By KraneXL

An obsession isn't about enjoyment, rather the...

An obsession isn't about enjoyment, rather the inability to distinguish the limit to what is healthy and what is not. Still, I'm not taking anything away from him as it is a remarkable...
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

Lucky for you, I read your posts through my email...

Lucky for you, I read your posts through my email and it made a lot of sense. Here's the thing JFB, you can be the most eloquent and/or informative writer on earth but if nobody reads it, it will all...
Forum: Touring
08-11-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,936
Posted By KraneXL

The OP may be long gone for feedback, but his...

The OP may be long gone for feedback, but his thread remains universally valid. He suspected the cause to be related to the friction from his cycling jersey (were they synthetic in '02?). However, I...
Forum: Foo
08-11-19, 12:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

So I've noticed. And as much as I tried to get...

So I've noticed. And as much as I tried to get around it, I couldn't. That's one industry where everyone's holding on to that cash cow. Unless some crowd source person or group comes along to change...
Forum: Touring
08-10-19, 11:50 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 6,936
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.sitcomsonline.com/photopost/data/2967/...

https://www.sitcomsonline.com/photopost/data/2967/5arteJohnson.jpg...
Forum: Foo
08-10-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By KraneXL

Burritos ugh. Mexican food sits heavy on my...

Burritos ugh. Mexican food sits heavy on my stomach. Love the avocado toppings though. That reminds me I have some refried beans in the cupboards.

As to the topic, 104 wow! I thought it was going...
Forum: Foo
08-10-19, 02:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,788
Posted By KraneXL

🖨️ Got a new printer today: let the writing begin.

Been meaning to make good on my promise and NYs resolution to start writing again. Haven't done any writing since I took that writing class. Also, didn't have a printer. Got my bonus this month, so...
Forum: Foo
08-10-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,971
Posted By KraneXL

Photography is both a technology and an art. The...

Photography is both a technology and an art. The greatest benefit of film is gives you the added bonus of learning about the art and the creative process.

You arrive at your destination with the...
08-10-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,651
Posted By KraneXL

That make a huge difference. That Florida sun...

That make a huge difference. That Florida sun will quote literally suck the life out of you. Anyway, I found night riding quite pleasant, although it is crucial to have sufficient lighting (which...
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