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06-15-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By genec

The sign in the OP says Every intersection IS a...

The sign in the OP says Every intersection IS a crosswalk.
06-14-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 459
Posted By genec

Maybe the dog "owns" bigfoot... as a seeing eye...

Maybe the dog "owns" bigfoot... as a seeing eye helper.
Forum: Foo
06-14-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 362
Posted By genec

I've worked a couple of different jobs that...

I've worked a couple of different jobs that offered a 9/80 work plan... you work 4 days at 9 hours, Friday is 8 hours, following week is 4 days at 9 hours, Friday off. You still do 80 hours, but...
Forum: Foo
06-14-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,005
Posted By genec

Or was it really a hard core stunt bike... one...

Or was it really a hard core stunt bike... one specially made for the task of "crash and burn," but protect the actor.

After all, how many takes did it go through, in that sand, and still come...
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 975
Posted By genec

The wife and I still talk about this Sopa...

The wife and I still talk about this Sopa Mariscos we had once in Cabo San Lucas... and this was back before the streets were paved and traffic lights went in and Cabo Wabo was invented.... it was...
Forum: Foo
06-12-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,544
Posted By genec

It's my name... how freaking boring, eh?

It's my name... how freaking boring, eh?
06-10-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 878
Posted By genec

I know in San Diego, quite a few LEOs were former...

I know in San Diego, quite a few LEOs were former military... who essentially were trained to shoot first.

As far as the psychological test... is that "not required" now? I would think some...
Forum: Foo
06-08-19, 11:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,491
Posted By genec

Here is the key phrase in the story the OP...

Here is the key phrase in the story the OP posted...



These work fine, are plentiful, and still allow for the same traditional fire enjoyment at campsites. I have been using them gratefully...
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By genec

Apparently Uber/Lyft work well in cities and...

Apparently Uber/Lyft work well in cities and perhaps near suburbs, but further out... better have a hay wagon connection.

I could not get the Uber app to work on my Samsung S5... no matter......
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 932
Posted By genec

Big Blue Ball...

https://www.space.com/amp/earth-from-space-timelapse-video-astronaut-nick-hague.html?jwsource=cl
Forum: Foo
05-31-19, 02:17 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By genec

And yet it persists, in spite of the "reality"...

And yet it persists, in spite of the "reality" and opinion, that it sucks.

Again I mention it seems folks would rather watch 50 year old programs than modern reality TV.

To me, Reality TV...
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,106
Posted By genec

Well, is Darth really a TV dad? How about...

Well, is Darth really a TV dad?

How about Homer Simpson, or Frank Gallagher from Shameless.
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,849
Views: 681,274
Posted By genec

Is he a regular catcher... no gear... and shields...

Is he a regular catcher... no gear... and shields himself vice simply putting up the glove.
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 9,864
Views: 1,981,149
Posted By genec

The silence is deafening. Sadly, the words...

The silence is deafening.

Sadly, the words can be googled in seconds... so even the uninitiated can be "enlightened."
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By genec

Quick obsevation... folks keep mentioning MeTv...

Quick obsevation... folks keep mentioning MeTv and Retro and others that are showing old shows... says something about the content of more modern shows... especially "reality tv," which came about...
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By genec

Look harder... every TV I own has a headset...

Look harder... every TV I own has a headset jack, as well as RCA stereo jacks for audio. In the case of flatscreens, like I own, those connections may not be real convenient... some sets recess...
05-30-19, 05:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,135
Posted By genec

Oh man... BIKE DOWN... dead bike!!! Gonna...

Oh man... BIKE DOWN... dead bike!!!

Gonna take me all day to get that picture outta my mind.
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 04:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By genec

Back in the day, it was 4 channels... the three...

Back in the day, it was 4 channels... the three majors and one local independent.

Remember when UHF was tuned like a radio dial... continously variable?

Now most stations ARE UHF, digitally...
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,094
Posted By genec

So, same ole same ole... 150 channels, and not a...

So, same ole same ole... 150 channels, and not a thing on... SIGH.

Pretty bad when the best thing on is I Love Lucy... from the 50s.
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,249
Posted By genec

Just a sign. ...

Just a sign.

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/513x642/tn553_17676750a9c619fe0d86c8d31d25e48176e48c66.jpg
Forum: Foo
05-28-19, 05:04 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,738
Posted By genec

I wonder where it was, exactly... and how LONG...

I wonder where it was, exactly... and how LONG the park was... could it be that she was hiking the length of it... the there are some significant valleys in Hawaii.

My wife says any downhill...
05-26-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,146
Posted By genec

Nope. But that is also what I was saying all...

Nope. But that is also what I was saying all along. We are in agreement.
Forum: Foo
05-26-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,738
Posted By genec

You're right... used to go off in Baja and the CA...

You're right... used to go off in Baja and the CA high deserts, and as long as nothing happened, no problem... but in Baja for instance, 40-60 miles off road in a vehicle, if you broke down... no...
Forum: Foo
05-26-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,738
Posted By genec

When I hear of miraculous rescues and self...

When I hear of miraculous rescues and self rescues and the like, and wonder whether was it real... I stop to ask myself... did this person profit from this... was there gain to be made, if so,...
05-25-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,146
Posted By genec

Surely you jest... hell, motorists are getting...

Surely you jest... hell, motorists are getting away with hitting cyclists... ...
05-25-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,146
Posted By genec

Oh yeah, I watched it. But a good defense...

Oh yeah, I watched it.

But a good defense attorney will pose those very questions... "so the car swerves..." maybe the driver is avoiding a dog, and the passenger is making sure the cyclist...
05-25-19, 06:24 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,146
Posted By genec

The detectable use of alcohol makes all the...

The detectable use of alcohol makes all the difference... Generally there seems to be a trend of at least filing charges against those who drink and drive. (of course some judges then release the...
05-25-19, 05:45 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,146
Posted By genec

Be interesting to see if police respond to this...

Be interesting to see if police respond to this news broadcast, and in what manner.
05-25-19, 05:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,146
Posted By genec

If intentionally clipped, and there was some way...

If intentionally clipped, and there was some way to prove it... sure... why let jerks drive around.

The problem is proving that it was intentional... anyone so accused will simply say "oh, I...
Forum: Foo
05-25-19, 05:07 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,805
Posted By genec

You know, that ALMOST sounds reasonable. But not...

You know, that ALMOST sounds reasonable. But not quite.

Every cell phone provider offers service to eliminate robocallers... for a fee. So the technology clearly exists.

How about they...
Forum: Foo
05-25-19, 01:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,117
Posted By genec

Does that include underwear? :eek:

Does that include underwear? :eek:
Forum: Foo
05-24-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By genec

Thanks, I will have to take a look that way the...

Thanks, I will have to take a look that way the next time I am in that region. Again, beautiful pics. One can just get lost looking at them. Cell phone eh? Wow.
Forum: Foo
05-24-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

Kind of a damned if you do, damned if you don't...

Kind of a damned if you do, damned if you don't situation. I was glad to have them while touring Baja in December... I was glad I had them while bike commuting... but I can readily see your...
Forum: Foo
05-24-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

I had fenders on my touring bike... more than...

I had fenders on my touring bike... more than once I did miles in the rain... and was glad they were there.
Forum: Foo
05-22-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,876
Posted By genec

Oh BTW... Seattle is way north on lattitude... ...

Oh BTW... Seattle is way north on lattitude... so summer days are long, sunsets last an hour or so, mornings are early. 4:30 AM to 10:30 PM at the solstice.

Quite the opposite in winter... and...
Forum: Foo
05-22-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,876
Posted By genec

Ya know, not really mentioned... how about Ft...

Ya know, not really mentioned... how about Ft Worth. Good jobs in the area... the city is on the upswing, there are some interesting changes in the area around Montgomery Plaza... and cycle paths and...
Forum: Foo
05-22-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

Experienced climbers/cyclotourists need not...

Experienced climbers/cyclotourists need not apply.

My last tours were 100 mile days...

So yeah, this is for the folks that hear you did 20 miles on a bike yesterday just for grins, and their...
Forum: Foo
05-22-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 615
Posted By genec

Great pics. Are you talking about 20 from...

Great pics. Are you talking about 20 from Concrete and beyond, (the section that gets closed) on the Cascade loop? I have camped along that whole route in late September, but have never seen it in...
Forum: Foo
05-21-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

Throw some fenders on that pic of yours... and...

Throw some fenders on that pic of yours... and go to flatter bars and black...
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 615
Posted By genec

Using a Galaxy S5. 16G internal, 64G in...

Using a Galaxy S5. 16G internal, 64G in SD...some apps run from the micro SD... you are allowed to move them there, at least in the android world.

The SD card can be up to 128G.
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 08:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

Probably not... but perhaps a USB charging port,...

Probably not... but perhaps a USB charging port, eh.
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

In your dreams... sounds like fun.

In your dreams... sounds like fun.
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,755
Posted By genec

My hand held computer has served me well while on...

My hand held computer has served me well while on the road... and yes, I can replace the battery myself, and it IS waterproof... more so than those old flip phones. And yeah, I have ultra...
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,755
Posted By genec

We basically gave away the farm by throwing all...

We basically gave away the farm by throwing all dense PWB fabrication and silicon die fabrication offshore... Of course the OEMs complain that it was too expensive to upgrade facilities here to meet...
Forum: Foo
05-20-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,755
Posted By genec

I wonder if all that can be disabled... by...

I wonder if all that can be disabled... by company IT folks worried about industrial spying, or by government agencies worried about security.

And if that is possible, can a user at the admin...
Forum: Foo
05-19-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,081
Posted By genec

Just another example of empty "branding," thus it...

Just another example of empty "branding," thus it fits this thread.
Forum: Foo
05-19-19, 03:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By genec

Interesting idea, cool ebike

https://electrek.co/2019/05/17/ampler-challange-free-electric-bicycle-1000/

Not a bad looking bike...



The contest is for someone to ride a 300+mile trip, in Europe, on one of their bikes,...
Forum: Foo
05-19-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,755
Posted By genec

Battery capacity and thinner are mutually...

Battery capacity and thinner are mutually exclusive. You want more battery... then you need more battery volume. Often, that IS achieved by the consumer adding a case with a battery, thus...
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 05:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,755
Posted By genec

Phones in that price range are fashion...

Phones in that price range are fashion statements, like expensive wrist watches.

Practically went out the window with the drive for "thin."

Fashionistas and fanbois will continue to buy them....
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,081
Posted By genec

And just what did BEATS do? Yet people flock to...

And just what did BEATS do? Yet people flock to the stuff as if it is something special. I caught my own son saying he wanted "Beats" headphones for his video editing... I asked why "Beats." "uh,...
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