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08-24-19, 03:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 72
Posted By KraneXL

Some times its an aesthetic choice, but...

Some times its an aesthetic choice, but oftentimes is out of necessity. New Youk and San Francisco come to mind.
08-24-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By KraneXL

Whether you're riding or working out in the gym...

Whether you're riding or working out in the gym your body needs rest to grow and recover. Despite popular opinion working out every day is not the best strategy.If you ride on leg day you'll likely...
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,204
Posted By KraneXL

This^^ But its actually 8 at my Ralphs. I've...

This^^

But its actually 8 at my Ralphs. I've seen others, go up to 10.
08-24-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,780
Posted By KraneXL

You can always retire to an e-bike and BOOM!...

You can always retire to an e-bike and BOOM! You're 21 again.
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 01:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By KraneXL

I hope that's your version of humor?

I hope that's your version of humor?
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 01:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,204
Posted By KraneXL

First, self-checkout is monitored. And second,...

First, self-checkout is monitored. And second, I'm pretty sure I just said all that. ^^
08-24-19, 01:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,081
Posted By KraneXL

Just stop and remain perfectly stationary....

Just stop and remain perfectly stationary. They'll go around.
08-23-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,681
Posted By KraneXL

Then at least don't discourage those that would...

Then at least don't discourage those that would be the vanguards.

Remember the old quote, "the only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." Just ignoring the...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2,244
Views: 117,123
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N2nh6sT2WY ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0N2nh6sT2WY

1983
08-23-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,081
Posted By KraneXL

When somebody runs into your because they're...

When somebody runs into your because they're distracted by their cellphone? That's carelessness. What then?
Sharks are a force of nature. Not a good analogy.
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,204
Posted By KraneXL

By any "other" name, they're still all...

By any "other" name, they're still all apples.They're best reserved for cooking, where they maintain their shape and flavor.

I can't eat a granny smith, but the long shelf life makes them great to...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By KraneXL

To be fair, everything goes up. But I bought mine...

To be fair, everything goes up. But I bought mine just to combat the rising cost of energy -- or at least to forestall it for as long as possible. Both my gas and electric are up, but my gas bill is...
08-23-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,681
Posted By KraneXL

Ignoring these events works some of the time, but...

Ignoring these events works some of the time, but with others, it just encourages more bad behavior. Harassment is against the law, and when it come packaged in an automobile used to further the...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,204
Posted By KraneXL

An is an apple whether its a bag or a bushel. ...

An is an apple whether its a bag or a bushel.

You forgot to mention that their items are more expensive. Service vs the price of your groceries. Chose one.
08-23-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,081
Posted By KraneXL

Where there is not rule you cannot break the...

Where there is not rule you cannot break the rule. Courtesies vary from place to place, and from time to time, but I've never heard of one where you're expected to announce yourself when passing...
08-23-19, 02:19 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By KraneXL

Just so there's no confusing here, lifting does...

Just so there's no confusing here, lifting does more for your muscles than farm work -- or any other continuous work -- provided its at a high enough level. No, lifting 10 lbs won't help you. The...
08-22-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,207
Posted By KraneXL

Like riding a bike. Wait...what?

Like riding a bike. Wait...what?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,110
Posted By KraneXL

Hmm, I don't think that came out right?

Hmm, I don't think that came out right?
Forum: Touring
08-22-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,663
Posted By KraneXL

Well of course you're alive. High humidity never...

Well of course you're alive. High humidity never killed anyone. The question is, are you comfortable?

I can recall times sans A/C when I lived in the deep south where I needed to place a stack of...
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 01:06 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 102,602
Posted By KraneXL

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu9a29UR2dU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zu9a29UR2dU

1975
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By KraneXL

Thanks for pointing that out. I said cooking...

Thanks for pointing that out. I said cooking because I eat slowly and leave things warming for way too long. I also love taking long hot showers because it releaves my achy joints and muscles. I...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,070
Posted By KraneXL

🧹 The most accursed household chores?

What's your most dreaded household chore? Vacuuming? Laundry? Bathroom? Garage? Attic? Pruning trees?

I just finished cleaning my oven so I'm going to vote oven cleaning by a landslide. Took two...
08-21-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,780
Posted By KraneXL

My hybrid spins out at 34 mph.

My hybrid spins out at 34 mph.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,281
Posted By KraneXL

Its more about the bitrate and not necessarily...

Its more about the bitrate and not necessarily the technology. The original idea behind MP3 was its light weight and that most listeners couldn't tell the difference -- especially on their tinny...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By KraneXL

I use my A/C during baking for the most part. Or...

I use my A/C during baking for the most part. Or to vent my unit when I burn my dinner. One advantage of California's Mediterranean climate.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By KraneXL

Heats up your kitchen and everything around it. I...

Heats up your kitchen and everything around it. I also can't tell you how many times I've left mine on low (where you can barely see the flame) by mistake. Also, takes forever to boil water, and...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By KraneXL

Who's been eating in my living room? Well...

Who's been eating in my living room?

Well they did allow him fill his little belly with taco meat and ice cream. Ice cream? Bears really do eat anything.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By KraneXL

🐻 Yogi caught raiding refrigerator?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-iaQGj6QJo

Umm, tacos.

For a moment I thought he was going to turn on the sink to get some water to wash it down.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,021
Posted By KraneXL

Cook-top: Electric vs gas vs induction

Anybody cook with induction? I recently purchased an induction hot plate, and so far, I'm loving it. It boils water in almost half the time (3 vs 5 min.), and doesn't heat up the surroundings. Hope...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,281
Posted By KraneXL

Saw an infomercial with classic easy listening...

Saw an infomercial with classic easy listening song from the 70's and 80''s on CD today. Apparently, the optical disc isn't as dead as everybody thought.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 03:02 AM
Replies: 1,345
Views: 76,727
Posted By KraneXL

Motown Sound

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YU8oNu3pdS0

1966
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,579
Posted By KraneXL

Indeed it does. Florida = virtual year-round A/C....

Indeed it does. Florida = virtual year-round A/C. This time of year, definitely 24/7 unless you can tolerate being very uncomfortable. In August you can be outside at 3:00 AM and sweat bullets while...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 682
Posted By KraneXL

Consider the cost of the A/C vs the installation...

Consider the cost of the A/C vs the installation of some type of timer. If you're really a cheapskate, you can leave a note on the door and hope for the best. 😕
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:38 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,124
Posted By KraneXL

Is that the nature of the question? On average 1...

Is that the nature of the question? On average 1 in 25. All the others are yuck.
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 786
Posted By KraneXL

This. Wilting is natural during the heat of...

This.

Wilting is natural during the heat of the day, but won't harm the plant long-term. The more you water, the more they will become dependent on you, and won't adapts. Plants shouldn't need...
08-21-19, 02:22 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,681
Posted By KraneXL

Because words matter...a lot! Bodily...

Because words matter...a lot!


Bodily injury or harm. Not necessarily harassment, but potentially more harmful.
Forum: Touring
08-20-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,663
Posted By KraneXL

The last thing you ever want to do is visit the...

The last thing you ever want to do is visit the Florida everglades in the summer. I did once as a child and to this day am still traumatized. Everything I hear or see the word, I have flashbacks of...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,999
Posted By KraneXL

Good luck with that. Too bad they don't make the...

Good luck with that. Too bad they don't make the Yugo anymore. 😕

https://media.npr.org/assets/artslife/books/2010/03/yugo/yugo_wide-2475035a4ae05800f100955e7bd7d743f675e049-s800-c85.jpg...
08-19-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,012
Posted By KraneXL

That's where the fine art of communication, or...

That's where the fine art of communication, or dare I say persuasion, comes in at. Most people can see reason when its explained clearly enough to them. If all else fails, try compare and contrast:...
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,999
Posted By KraneXL

Having no credit can affect your credit. But you...

Having no credit can affect your credit. But you want to use your credit for it to be of any value. Just letting it sit idol won't mean much. Even when you have the cash its better to pay through...
08-19-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,012
Posted By KraneXL

Some people -- esp. business owners -- just don't...

Some people -- esp. business owners -- just don't get this. Then they wonder why their business fails.


Only the dishonest ones, which I'm met. However, if you find an honest dealer then that's...
08-18-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,012
Posted By KraneXL

That sums it all up in one sentence. And this...

That sums it all up in one sentence. And this works for any business, regardless of type. If nothing else never forget that.
Without a doubt. In fact, I'm drafting not one but two letters right now...
08-17-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,012
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: 65
Views: 2,610
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: 57
Views: 1,999
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: 175
Views: 10,681
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: 175
Views: 10,681
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: 80
Views: 6,012
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: 32
Views: 1,055
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: 32
Views: 1,055
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...
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