Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: J.Higgins
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.24 seconds.
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 379
Posted By J.Higgins

I'm speaking to the whole homebuilt thing. Proper...

I'm speaking to the whole homebuilt thing. Proper tools and materials are needed to make them safe and reliable, and those cost money. There's an old saying out there saying that a boat is nothing...
Forum: Foo
02-23-21, 05:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By J.Higgins

I believe they would sell very well in Europe and...

I believe they would sell very well in Europe and possibly Japan. I think that if these little vehicles are slow enough, light enough, and strong enough, the USA would need to relax their safety...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By J.Higgins

I'd like to see a small electric vehicle that...

I'd like to see a small electric vehicle that uses the same tech as the E-bikes we're seeing. These vehicles would bridge the gap between electric cars and electric bikes. Obviously, the tech would...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 379
Posted By J.Higgins

I've had a full career as an aircraft mechanic,...

I've had a full career as an aircraft mechanic, and there is no way I'd build one or fly it. I can't think of a bigger money-sink, either.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 422
Posted By J.Higgins

Using bare feet will forever be the only means of...

Using bare feet will forever be the only means of truly "green" transportation.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 06:42 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,405
Posted By J.Higgins

Got my first shot of Pfizer yesterday. I felt...

Got my first shot of Pfizer yesterday. I felt like crying a little. All the hype and hopes, and unknowns finally culminating in one little shot. I feel so much relief! If you've been waffling over...
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 513
Posted By J.Higgins

I sure could go for a sixer of Rainier Beer about...

I sure could go for a sixer of Rainier Beer about now. I used to fly to Seattle a lot for work. I got used to that beer! I quit drinking just before Thanksgiving 2020, and the psychological cravings...
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,236
Posted By J.Higgins

Looks like you guys are having fun! I'm assuming...

Looks like you guys are having fun! I'm assuming that you guys are also camping out on the ice in those tents? I've never seen anyone do that up around these parts. Sleep in the bobhouse, surely,...
Forum: Foo
02-19-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,236
Posted By J.Higgins

I have mixed feelings about this. If I had the...

I have mixed feelings about this. If I had the means to winter-over in Cozumel, I would. Then again, I'm not a politician, and glad of it. Its got to be pretty rough to be scrutinized for every...
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,236
Posted By J.Higgins

We had a similar experience at Myrtle Beach...

We had a similar experience at Myrtle Beach several years ago. There was an ice storm, and the place was a ghost town. We had a restaurant all to ourselves. It was friggin great! It was as if Thanos...
Forum: Foo
02-18-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 1,092,244
Posted By J.Higgins

I can definitely relate, Jeff. My wife is...

I can definitely relate, Jeff. My wife is director of IT at our local hospital, and comes home every night complaining of this very thing. Let me take this opportunity to thank you for being there...
Forum: Foo
02-17-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 1,092,244
Posted By J.Higgins

Being a covid shut-in, I get this every day....

Being a covid shut-in, I get this every day. :twitchy:
Forum: Touring
02-17-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,595
Posted By J.Higgins

HAHA! I bet he does! Cute little bugger!

HAHA! I bet he does! Cute little bugger!
Forum: Touring
02-17-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,595
Posted By J.Higgins

That's squirrel-size up this-a way! :eek:

That's squirrel-size up this-a way! :eek:
02-15-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 584
Posted By J.Higgins

The OP's bike is nice. Survivor, yes, but more...

The OP's bike is nice. Survivor, yes, but more like a time capsule. :thumb:
Forum: Recumbent
02-10-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,783
Posted By J.Higgins

I can resonate with this. I have a high school...

I can resonate with this. I have a high school friend, who after years of being a fat slug, finally decided to do something about it and convert to a whole-foods, plant-based lifestyle. I must say...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,405
Posted By J.Higgins

Scheduled (1B) for my first shot on April 6th....

Scheduled (1B) for my first shot on April 6th. Seems like a long time to wait. T'would be nice to get the Johnson & Johnson single-dose, but I'm guessing they've already allocated and scheduled every...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 886
Posted By J.Higgins

I'm an English-speaking American, but British is...

I'm an English-speaking American, but British is a second language for me. We've been binging Peaky Blinders, and I can actually translate to my wife! :D
02-08-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,210
Posted By J.Higgins

Well tie me up with cable housing, slap me arse...

Well tie me up with cable housing, slap me arse and call me Lance! You learn something new every day! :thumb:
02-07-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,210
Posted By J.Higgins

I've been a mechanic in one form or another my...

I've been a mechanic in one form or another my entire life, and I've never heard of this. Weed must be legal in your state... :innocent:
02-07-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,210
Posted By J.Higgins

Interesting solution. I have several...

Interesting solution.

I have several different sizes of ball bearing tweezers, and I DO have problems with them being magnetized. I have a small, non-electrically-powered demagnetizer and it does...
Forum: Foo
02-03-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 1,092,244
Posted By J.Higgins

You can die from that? NO MORE CHEESE FOR ME!

You can die from that? NO MORE CHEESE FOR ME!
02-03-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By J.Higgins

Judging from the quality of most Raleigh-produced...

Judging from the quality of most Raleigh-produced paint jobs, the paint shop crew didn't care much either.:notamused:
02-03-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By J.Higgins

I'm consistently amazed, appalled and disgusted...

I'm consistently amazed, appalled and disgusted by the quality of work that came out of Westfield over the years.
01-29-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 156,208
Posted By J.Higgins

The C17 is okay. It performs like a B17 that...

The C17 is okay. It performs like a B17 that hasnt been broken in yet. It'll always stay that way. Its a better choice than a lot of of saddles out there, but I'm spoiled with my B17.
01-24-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,113,419
Posted By J.Higgins

Do tell! Where did you find those Deltas? :eek:

Do tell! Where did you find those Deltas? :eek:
01-23-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 662
Views: 156,208
Posted By J.Higgins

Here's one that I just finished. Its a Miyata...

Here's one that I just finished. Its a Miyata Ridge Runner frame that I got from who knows where, and its been hanging up in my shed for ages. I finally decided to build it up and here it is....
01-23-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By J.Higgins

The correct gloves are Sol-Vex gloves made by...

The correct gloves are Sol-Vex gloves made by Ansell. They are pricey but fortunately they last a long time. I've had mine for 20+ years.
01-22-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By J.Higgins

Use a plastic putty knife or a paint stirrer...

Use a plastic putty knife or a paint stirrer stick. Neither of those will hurt the chrome. Wipe up what is left over with paper towels and set the used-up towels out to dry in the open air. When dry...
01-22-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 622
Posted By J.Higgins

Dont use the scotchbrite. It'll dull the chrome...

Dont use the scotchbrite. It'll dull the chrome finish. Just be patient and let the stripper work. Reapply as necessary until its completely stripped.
01-20-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,007
Posted By J.Higgins

I just went through this with my Bilenky last...

I just went through this with my Bilenky last year, and now that you've jogged my memory, it was 1" threadless STEMS that I had trouble sourcing. To get the proper stem length and angle, I had to...
01-20-21, 05:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,143
Posted By J.Higgins

“To him, all good things - trout as well as...

“To him, all good things - trout as well as eternal salvation - came by grace; and grace comes by art; and art does not come easy” -Norman Mclean
01-20-21, 04:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,007
Posted By J.Higgins

If the OP is concerned about the aesthetics of a...

If the OP is concerned about the aesthetics of a couple of spacers in a new headset, then he's probably going to be really off about using a threadless headset. Besides that, a 1" threadless headset...
01-18-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,107
Views: 374,578
Posted By J.Higgins

I for one, would LOVE to see some more pics of...

I for one, would LOVE to see some more pics of your tool... the fixed cup tool I mean... :innocent:
01-14-21, 05:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,410
Posted By J.Higgins

The 10L isnt that much more, and would definitely...

The 10L isnt that much more, and would definitely do the job.
01-13-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,410
Posted By J.Higgins

I have THIS...

I have THIS...
01-11-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 967
Posted By J.Higgins

Not a fan of shellacked cloth here. Its a little...

Not a fan of shellacked cloth here. Its a little too permanent for me. I consider bar tape, like brake pads, to be an expendable/consumable item. Hey, I just had a thought... why not wrap the bars...
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By J.Higgins

We very familiar with Hondo. Nice little town. We...

We very familiar with Hondo. Nice little town. We always passed through on our way to San Antonio. Forty years ago, I don't recall any stoplights on Highway 90. It was just a straight shot 80mph all...
01-10-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 60,266
Views: 8,985,351
Posted By J.Higgins

[/h1] That's actually a pretty sweet deal for...

[/h1]
That's actually a pretty sweet deal for an IF of that model and condition.
Forum: Foo
01-10-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 1,092,244
Posted By J.Higgins

No such code around here that I am aware of, but...

No such code around here that I am aware of, but stuff like this happens with metal roofing and rarely with asphalt-shingled roofing.
Forum: Foo
01-09-21, 03:21 AM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 1,092,244
Posted By J.Higgins

The kid's got moves. I've sadly come to the...

The kid's got moves. I've sadly come to the conclusion that pro wrestling is an entertainment staple in that family.
01-08-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 14,192
Views: 3,113,419
Posted By J.Higgins

^^^nice find^^^

^^^nice find^^^
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By J.Higgins

It is my fondest wish to swim in Lake Amistad...

It is my fondest wish to swim in Lake Amistad once more. I've spent many happy hours there. I even got my scuba certification there in 1978! :eek:

Dear Wife and I have started planning a...
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By J.Higgins

Okay so it looks like this thread has developed a...

Okay so it looks like this thread has developed a dual-theme! Well that's just going to have to be okay. ;)

I used to work with a guy who wore shorts all winter long. I felt myself getting all...
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By J.Higgins

Living in Florida isnt exactly a qualifier for...

Living in Florida isnt exactly a qualifier for this. :D
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,717
Posted By J.Higgins

Covid Stupidity

I suffer from ASD, so there are lots of things that are harder for me to deal with than most people. When someone does something that is "against the rules," or really stupid, or against mainstream...
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 9,374
Views: 1,092,244
Posted By J.Higgins

^^^I just cant bear to watch this...^^^

^^^I just cant bear to watch this...^^^
01-05-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 20,071
Views: 3,350,451
Posted By J.Higgins

Awful in what way? I've built a dozen klunker...

Awful in what way? I've built a dozen klunker bikes like this using decrepit-turned-new old newsboy frames. Some people really like these. Remember: Not every old bike, car, motorcycle, etc. can be...
01-04-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,151
Posted By J.Higgins

...trapped in your lovely nest, and the things...

...trapped in your lovely nest, and the things you used to own, now they own you.Ē
― Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club (https://www.goodreads.com/work/quotes/68729)
12-31-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 20,071
Views: 3,350,451
Posted By J.Higgins

That bike is like a diamond-studded turd. No...

That bike is like a diamond-studded turd. No matter how many diamonds you stick on it, at the end of the day its still a turd.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.