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Forum: Foo
07-11-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, in retrospect on this one we got extremely...

Yes, in retrospect on this one we got extremely lucky. It turned out that the damage is all superficial. Left the garage door open most of the week and some cleaning around and the smell is either no...
07-10-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2,598
Views: 266,620
Posted By Juan Foote

Patriots Day with Marky Mark. Movie is about...

Patriots Day with Marky Mark.

Movie is about the Boston Marathon bombing in '13. Marky Mark is (what I believe to be) a fictional officer that represents the actions of a group of officers at the...
Forum: Foo
07-10-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 335
Posted By Juan Foote

Funny that you mention aliens. I have noted that...

Funny that you mention aliens. I have noted that I am seeing FAR more "official" releases opening up to the idea that these things could be real. Used to get explained off as weather balloon. At this...
07-07-20, 09:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Juan Foote

I agree with both of you to the degree that IF I...

I agree with both of you to the degree that IF I could have had, or my wife, a test before now we WOULD know. The symptom list for covid is pretty much everything, and all the way down to...
07-07-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 289
Posted By Juan Foote

Makes perfect sense considering they weren't...

Makes perfect sense considering they weren't officially testing for it before then, so far as I am aware. I can't even recall when the official first tests started? Jan?
We have a local flight...
07-07-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 409
Posted By Juan Foote

I was NOT aware of that. The wife is a regular...

I was NOT aware of that. The wife is a regular donor, has her card and all...up until recently. Personally have not donated in years.
07-07-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 409
Posted By Juan Foote

Yeah, SO and myself did NOT test positive for the...

Yeah, SO and myself did NOT test positive for the flu. Not sure about my son as he never went to the doctor but I think it would be safe to guess. They told my wife she had upper respiratory...
07-07-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 474
Posted By Juan Foote

There is no way that I would even attempt to...

There is no way that I would even attempt to justify the purchase of a "carbon" or more likely a suspension fork for a FX 7.1. Either buy a bike with it outfitted, or take the advice about a tire/get...
07-07-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By Juan Foote

Just to mention, before you buy and you probably...

Just to mention, before you buy and you probably already know...

If you already have a Garmin and a speed sensor you don't have to have a "smart" trainer. You can buy a dongle (according to your...
07-07-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 409
Posted By Juan Foote

We are 98% certain that we had it, as a...

We are 98% certain that we had it, as a household, in Nov/Dec. Everyone we came in contact with over the Thanksgiving holiday also got sick. At that point the doctor didn't know what it was, or...
07-07-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 565
Posted By Juan Foote

I think my trainer is also a Cyclops...

I think my trainer is also a Cyclops Fluid...black and yellow logo...anyway...

It's noisy as hell. The one that I got isn't the "swaying" one. Not sure if that aspect is worthwhile when you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,432
Posted By Juan Foote

If you just purchased the bike specific to the...

If you just purchased the bike specific to the mixed terrain....but seem to find yourself on the road more I could make no suggestion other than the dedicated road bike.
In the case that money or...
Forum: Foo
07-07-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 8,830
Views: 948,000
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not at all seeing where this was funny. It...

I am not at all seeing where this was funny. It appeared that people may have died, for real.
07-07-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,017
Posted By Juan Foote

Don't know. He is certainly cyclING...;)

Don't know. He is certainly cyclING...;)
07-07-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

There is a special forum for you to waller in...

There is a special forum for you to waller in that....
07-07-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 2,598
Views: 266,620
Posted By Juan Foote

We got a few minutes into that dumpster fire and...

We got a few minutes into that dumpster fire and gave up. We have a method where if the movie sucks that bad we take a draw on the vape a few times and see if it gets better. I don't think I could...
07-07-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 129
Posted By Juan Foote

Asymptomatic?

This throws a whole new curve ball in "prevention"....

The litmus test for being let into some businesses, the hospital, etc. SEEMS to be the 'fever' test. They take your temperature as you go in...
07-07-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Once again, a compassion argument... I don't...

Once again, a compassion argument...

I don't think any of us would say we were "cool with" a loved one dying of ANYTHING, much less this. There are some of us that have an understanding that it...
07-06-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Juan Foote

biketampa Side note....are you Bike Tampa, as in...

biketampa Side note....are you Bike Tampa, as in History Bike Tampa?
07-06-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

How weird what came out in the news today about...

How weird what came out in the news today about the plague, eh? HOW could you have known?

Aside, this thread took off in a whole new area that I ain't touching with a 10 footer.
07-05-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

I don't think you can claim I am making...

I don't think you can claim I am making assumptions based on imagination where you are going comparing this to the Black Plague. This is nothing in comparison to that. Not apples to apples.

At...
07-05-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Realist = defeatist and we are going gain herd...

Realist = defeatist and we are going gain herd immunity without having had it, or without an effective vaccine?

You need a cup of coffee.
07-05-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Juan Foote

Not sure. Have a rabbits foot? Seriously, I...

Not sure. Have a rabbits foot?

Seriously, I cannot count the number of solitary rusty bike frames you see around Atlanta with a nice lock holding it to the rack or whatever...no other parts...
07-05-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Yeah, I am not anti-vax or anything, but not sure...

Yeah, I am not anti-vax or anything, but not sure that I would feel confident in a newly emergent one. I also don't do the Flu shot (any more). It has, in every case I have done so, seemed to be...
07-05-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

IDK, I suppose the juxtaposition in this is that...

IDK, I suppose the juxtaposition in this is that there are people with a twisted enough process to see the positive in this running it's course in a natural way while we continue with life and...
07-05-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

The current objective seems to be that we can...

The current objective seems to be that we can just wait this out and wreck the world economy to "maybe" save some lives. CERTAINLY to slow the load on health care which arguably is saving lives based...
07-05-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 752
Posted By Juan Foote

I always recommend to people looking for an urban...

I always recommend to people looking for an urban bike that will be out of sight to go to the co-op and find something that works and is already spray painted and ugly. IF you cannot keep this bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By Juan Foote

In my own case I can rarely find a shop with a...

In my own case I can rarely find a shop with a bike (size) I am interested in, in stock or even available within a driving distance nearby. I ride 58+ according to geometry.

As you mention you...
07-05-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By Juan Foote

On that upper one would probably just chase the...

On that upper one would probably just chase the threads with a tap and see what's left. Unless there is a value there beyond what I am thinking, would probably choose a decent popular pedal and...
07-05-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,017
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not saying the dictionary is wrong as far as...

I am not saying the dictionary is wrong as far as helping define to a point of understanding the meaning of the word. Any CYCLIST will realize there is more to it than JUST riding a bike, regardless...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 630
Posted By Juan Foote

TBH the boots on the ground answer here is to...

TBH the boots on the ground answer here is to ride bikes.

If you are already a cyclist and have ridden you should be at least mildly aware of what bikes you liked and for what reasons. From that...
07-05-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,017
Posted By Juan Foote

I think there may be some confusion as to the ACT...

I think there may be some confusion as to the ACT of cycling and being a cyclist. Not the same. Simply using a conveyance of bicycle doesn't instantly make you a cyclist, even though they are cycling.
07-05-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

^Interesting quotes/links above 3alarmer ...

^Interesting quotes/links above 3alarmer

thanks
07-05-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Aside from the compassion arguments being thrown...

Aside from the compassion arguments being thrown around. The world is severely over populated and I just am not sure where I see even a couple of billion people not being here any longer bad for the...
07-05-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 426
Posted By Juan Foote

Probably already been said a few times.... ...

Probably already been said a few times....

Where is comes to on bike comfort and stability for my (foot) I prefer my Shimano 105's. The ONLY thing I don't care for with them is there is almost no...
07-04-20, 09:56 AM
Forum: Touring
07-04-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,551
Posted By Juan Foote

My own level of concern on this would be a direct...

My own level of concern on this would be a direct relation to where I was going to be travelling, and making the calls right up to the moment of travel based on what is likely to be open and...
07-04-20, 09:43 AM
07-04-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Getting past the emotional aspect of it...there...

Getting past the emotional aspect of it...there have been quite a few theories based on a better mankind by way of genetics. Some of them well received and still have a following, and some of them...
07-04-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Don't take me wrong, per se. Modern medicine and...

Don't take me wrong, per se. Modern medicine and science are a wonderful thing that has increased the quality of life for everyone. We have come to find that many relatively minor maladies are easily...
07-04-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

I would like to address this individually though....

I would like to address this individually though.

Humans, and the animals/plants that we meddle with are interfering with natural selection.
Normally speaking, if you are sick, weak,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,110
Posted By Juan Foote

In my own opinion....find a big residential...

In my own opinion....find a big residential neighborhood, big industrial park, or cart paths, bike paths...something like that. Riding out on the open road surpassed my danger meter some years ago....
07-04-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Well yeah. Mankind LIVED with and accepted that...

Well yeah. Mankind LIVED with and accepted that there were things we could not prevent or help. Up until recent history it was attributed to things like upsetting the gods, bad smells,...
07-04-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Actually feel pretty certain that we had it in...

Actually feel pretty certain that we had it in Dec. Unfortunately we have asked for antibody tests from our GP and as of yet they have no tests to administer. Son got really sick at work and then we...
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Juan Foote

Oh, I agree whole heartedly. Unfortunately the...

Oh, I agree whole heartedly. Unfortunately the wife is half the equation and her vote apparently counts more than mine.

This is the second such serious occurrence over the years and she is just as...
07-04-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes and I am going to tell the whole wo......

Yes and I am going to tell the whole wo......
07-04-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

Well, that's the "official" storyline,...

Well, that's the "official" storyline, anyway.
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Juan Foote

Message is a bit unclear, but I am going to go...

Message is a bit unclear, but I am going to go with your saying (we) were lucky...and you are darned right about that. WAY too close!
07-04-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,097
Posted By Juan Foote

How long are we going to continue to play like we can stop this?

Here is man pretending like we can control "nature"**. This bug is out. It's mutating. It appears that all we are doing by running around with masks is setting ourselves a future pandemic...
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 372
Posted By Juan Foote

About 30 seconds out of a house fire last night

Had some family over, having a grill out. We had been out in the garage and drive popping some fire crackers. A couple of smokers present. We had all come in for a moment to wait for it to get darker...
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