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Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 10,042
Views: 2,030,741
Posted By RubeRad

Most families just have the kids leave...

Most families just have the kids leave handprints. These guys decided to memorialize their new sidewalk by leaving a WHOLE BABY in it
Forum: Foo
08-15-19, 05:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,955
Posted By RubeRad

I think there's a high correlation between BFers,...

I think there's a high correlation between BFers, cyclists, anti-car-ists, and less consumeristic attitudes and lifestyles. So most of us will have our spending under control and no credit card debt,...
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,556
Posted By RubeRad

Precious Bodily Fluids. I thought he was riffing...

Precious Bodily Fluids. I thought he was riffing on Dr Strangelove
Forum: Foo
08-14-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,556
Posted By RubeRad

You gotta be careful what ends up in your PBF

You gotta be careful what ends up in your PBF
Forum: Commuting
08-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,693
Posted By RubeRad

Mine lives on the bars year-round. In a month or...

Mine lives on the bars year-round. In a month or two I might think about pushing the button to turn it on.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 521
Posted By RubeRad

Two interlocking hose clamps. Rock solid, cheap,...

Two interlocking hose clamps. Rock solid, cheap, and requires tools to steal.
Forum: Foo
08-13-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,459
Posted By RubeRad

I agree, see my post above, although my IT friend...

I agree, see my post above, although my IT friend recommends in particular the HP 2xxx series, which 'are workhorses that never die'. Make sure you get one that has USB connectivity, in particular...
Forum: Foo
08-03-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 10,042
Views: 2,030,741
Posted By RubeRad

Took me a minute to figure out I was looking at a...

Took me a minute to figure out I was looking at a mirror. And then another minute to figure out, that's NOT a mirror
Forum: Commuting
08-01-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By RubeRad

Prius drivers are definitely more likely to be...

Prius drivers are definitely more likely to be smug and think they can do no wrong because they are saving the planet, but are more likely to drive like grandpas because they have self-hate about...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,382
Posted By RubeRad

Rear blinkie, helmet, and kittier with...

Rear blinkie, helmet, and kittier with passive-aggressively amusing message in reflective tape

https://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=385187&d=1401917683
Forum: Foo
07-30-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8,031
Views: 731,532
Posted By RubeRad

wow how many tuplets is that? That's gonna leave...

wow how many tuplets is that? That's gonna leave a mark. Many marks. Stretch marks.
Forum: Commuting
07-29-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,144
Posted By RubeRad

maybe that helmet with the bmw logo on it wasn't...

maybe that helmet with the bmw logo on it wasn't such a good idea after all!
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 869
Posted By RubeRad

Should I impulse buy... (a) no (b) if...

Should I impulse buy...

(a) no
(b) if you're posting on BF to talk about it first, it's not an impulse buy
(c) why do you care?
(d) what would be better about your life if you knew the...
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,740
Posted By RubeRad

I could try to express this more tactfully, but I...

I could try to express this more tactfully, but I don't have time, so.... pretend

Even if the wife doesn't have a desire for sexual fulfillment, it is part of the duty of both marriage partners to...
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10,042
Views: 2,030,741
Posted By RubeRad

The problem with that pic is they have everything...

The problem with that pic is they have everything secured with a wheel with a NUTTED axle and a FREEWHEEL. Don't they know that QUICK RELEASE and FREEHUB/CASSETTE is the superior tehnology?
Forum: Foo
07-22-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,607
Posted By RubeRad

There are many nice places in NJ, all the places...

There are many nice places in NJ, all the places where nobody lives. Princeton's nice too, even though it's kind of in the middle of that NY<-->Philly belt of continuous (over)population.

A great...
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 941
Posted By RubeRad

Nah, that plastic will all melt off

Nah, that plastic will all melt off
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,570
Posted By RubeRad

I'm playing in the orchestra for this concert...

I'm playing in the orchestra for this concert commemerating the moon landing (http://artcenter.org/event/escondido-choral-arts-moon-landing-celebration-concert/).

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The new choral work...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,897
Posted By RubeRad

Given that extra information, I think you are a...

Given that extra information, I think you are a good candidate for a motobecane from bikesdirect. Or maybe at the co-op you'll find something you like
Forum: Foo
07-11-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,519
Posted By RubeRad

I dunno, seems to me if a tiger took a steamer to...

I dunno, seems to me if a tiger took a steamer to the face, they might give up the chase
Forum: Commuting
07-10-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 112,854
Posted By RubeRad

I bet if you look harder you'll find 2 more

I bet if you look harder you'll find 2 more
Forum: Foo
07-09-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,607
Posted By RubeRad

I was there for grad school in the 90s. As I...

I was there for grad school in the 90s.

As I always say, "When I went to Baltimore for college, I thought it was the armpit of the east coast. And then I moved to New Jersey."
Forum: Foo
07-08-19, 03:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,607
Posted By RubeRad

when I was at rutgers, a food truck once caught...

when I was at rutgers, a food truck once caught fire, so for safety reasons the university forced all the campus food-trucks to be in the same parking lot where they could be regulated. They were...
Forum: Foo
07-01-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,136
Posted By RubeRad

I can't hike anymore. SO SLOW compared to...

I can't hike anymore. SO SLOW compared to mountain biking.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,718
Posted By RubeRad

I choose cold and drizzle, as long as 'drizzle'...

I choose cold and drizzle, as long as 'drizzle' means only light moisture from above, not enough to collect and splash up from below. And 'cold' means, say, 40F+.
Forum: Foo
06-27-19, 08:32 AM
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By RubeRad

I think the problem is actually LACK of skirts,...

I think the problem is actually LACK of skirts, amirite? See what I did there? wink wink nudge nudge ba-dum-SHH
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,285
Posted By RubeRad

I love spicy food. I'm salivating now u...

I love spicy food. I'm salivating now

u shlda videod it on your phone, you could have posted it and become a viral millionaire
Forum: Foo
06-26-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,075
Posted By RubeRad

pics or it didn't happen

pics or it didn't happen
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,743
Posted By RubeRad

Saddest song? I'm sorry, but sad songs and...

Saddest song?

I'm sorry, but sad songs and waltzes are not selling this year

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nAeMZ8hhXVA

(I've always thought this song was depressingly clever...
Forum: Commuting
06-24-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,205
Posted By RubeRad

Lol, looks pretty easy...

Lol, looks pretty easy (https://altonbrown.com/microwave-popcorn-recipe/)!
Forum: Commuting
06-20-19, 04:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,205
Posted By RubeRad

I think the phrase you're looking for is "Black...

I think the phrase you're looking for is "Black Lung, Pop"

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06-20-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,333
Posted By RubeRad

I know, right? Necks get stronger, but still on...

I know, right? Necks get stronger, but still on long rides I get tired of holding my head up. My helmet has a visor, and I discovered that it is possible for me to lower my head for a while and see...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,066
Posted By RubeRad

What, they only allow Ultegra and Dura Ace in...

What, they only allow Ultegra and Dura Ace in your ritzy gated community? Are the roads also paved with gold? Don't be such a snob, Tiagra works just fine!
Forum: Commuting
06-18-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,066
Posted By RubeRad

It's special, the air goes on the outside of the...

It's special, the air goes on the outside of the tire. Before you ride, make sure the external air pressure is somewhere between 0.8-1.2 ATM.
Forum: Commuting
06-10-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,036
Posted By RubeRad

wow, acid even managed to spread his acid to the...

wow, acid even managed to spread his acid to the normally placid noglider. sad.
Forum: Commuting
06-07-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 9,861
Posted By RubeRad

My CrossCheck has a chain of long stay as well, I...

My CrossCheck has a chain of long stay as well, I hear the LHT has chains of even longer stays
Forum: Commuting
06-06-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,036
Posted By RubeRad

?? With a history of 11K posts, you should be...

?? With a history of 11K posts, you should be able to see that this thread is like 75th percentile for staying on topic.

Anyways, Kedosto yes, thanks for the excellent writeup. Any idea whether...
Forum: Commuting
06-05-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 9,036
Posted By RubeRad

I thought he claimed to be 6'3" and 239lbs...

I thought he claimed to be 6'3" and 239lbs :innocent:
06-04-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,795
Posted By RubeRad

I think the real answer is, more expensive road...

I think the real answer is, more expensive road bikes have 'racier' saddles, not more comfortable saddles.
Forum: Foo
06-03-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,185
Posted By RubeRad

The "Good Enough" bike show. Discussion focused...

The "Good Enough" bike show. Discussion focused on the knee-in-the-curve of value for money in terms of various bikes/parts. If you have only $100 to improve your bike, do you buy new tires?...
Forum: Foo
06-01-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,736
Posted By RubeRad

Hondo, don't take it personal, but I would kick...

Hondo, don't take it personal, but I would kick you out of bed for eating a Klondike. Or crackers. Or for just being in my bed.
05-30-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,685
Posted By RubeRad

I would pump that Trek store connection for all...

I would pump that Trek store connection for all it's worth!

And I would look first and hardest at the Stache. Plus is what's up. 4-5" fully fat bikes have their place for specialized (snow/sand)...
Forum: Foo
05-24-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,576
Posted By RubeRad

I'd rather feed my face

I'd rather feed my face
Forum: Foo
05-24-19, 10:44 AM
Forum: Foo
05-21-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,042
Views: 2,030,741
Posted By RubeRad

Should be eating out of a bowl of all the extra...

Should be eating out of a bowl of all the extra crab legs
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,633
Posted By RubeRad

Rode to work last Thu for BTWD (as I do most...

Rode to work last Thu for BTWD (as I do most days), a few colleagues also rode. Rain held off late enough in the morning, but some potential riders might have gotten scared off by the forecast.
...
Forum: Commuting
05-20-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15,254
Views: 10,985,111
Posted By RubeRad

Look honey, I got you flowers! (for $3.99, also...

Look honey, I got you flowers! (for $3.99, also got myself a $25 case of Founder's All Day IPA...)
Forum: Commuting
05-13-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,916
Posted By RubeRad

Very interesting, thanks!

Very interesting, thanks!
05-13-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 19,333
Posted By RubeRad

You did make it into your suit, and not just...

You did make it into your suit, and not just barely! Looks like quite a comfortable fit
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