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09-24-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By FiftySix

You know what I like about Outside? Some folks on...

You know what I like about Outside? Some folks on the right think it's too liberal and some folks on the left think it's too conservative.

Which suits my moderate independent self just fine.

No...
09-24-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 161
Posted By FiftySix

Hmmm. I'm not sure what to think about Outside...

Hmmm. I'm not sure what to think about Outside and Eben considering the other articles that Outside has published.

https://www.outsideonline.com/bcse/search/politics?keys=politics
09-24-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 667
Posted By FiftySix

Working at home today, I was able to break away...

Working at home today, I was able to break away for a ride. Made a stop at one of the local grocery stores on the way back for some lunch.

Overcast skies, 70 degrees, a smattering of mist in the...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

BTW, while I didn't get to ride last night, I did...

BTW, while I didn't get to ride last night, I did get to ride today.

Overcast skies, 70 degrees, misty rain here and there . . . just downright awesome. :D

:speedy:
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

Too bad I didn't bottle up the runoff and send it...

Too bad I didn't bottle up the runoff and send it your way. Would you settle for some Ozarka? :o
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

I just looked into that. Monthly rainfall...

I just looked into that. Monthly rainfall measured in millimeters. Millimeters! :twitchy:

...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 329
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x336/11_490fb2250c1d4a2f2e0fb3b50250594a605d1821.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

I'm so glad the rain has passed us. We ended up...

I'm so glad the rain has passed us. We ended up with just over 9" in a 24 hour period that ended last night/early morning. I sure hope to turn on the lights and ride the bike after the family dinner...
09-23-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 667
Posted By FiftySix

Southeast Texas here. Fall means the next 8...

Southeast Texas here. Fall means the next 8 months of riding are going to be fantastic! :speedy:
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By FiftySix

Yeah, I was just looking at those Surfskis. They...

Yeah, I was just looking at those Surfskis. They look like they are built for speed instead of stability and cargo. Going to need something wider and slower, I'm just not sure what comes in that...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 142
Posted By FiftySix

I was a canoe guy years ago and had to portage my...

I was a canoe guy years ago and had to portage my 16 foot 80 pounder more than a few times by myself. I always wanted a sit inside kayak after that experience.

Never thought I'd want a sit on top...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 183
Posted By FiftySix

Lately, I can't tell. Most are wearing face...

Lately, I can't tell. Most are wearing face coverings these days.
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 11,051
Views: 2,283,557
Posted By FiftySix

Back in the day, Target had an automotive...

Back in the day, Target had an automotive department like Walmart does now. I had a high school job at the nearest Target installing tires, shocks, batteries, etc. We always lifted the vehicles on...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 11,051
Views: 2,283,557
Posted By FiftySix

Same here if I'm using a human powered lug wrench...

Same here if I'm using a human powered lug wrench or 4-way.

I don't do that method with an impact wrench, since the impact wrench can continue to spin the nut completely off the stud. Which isn't...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 329
Posted By FiftySix

As mentioned by DrIsotope, the Matrix was a...

As mentioned by DrIsotope, the Matrix was a knockout. I still love watching it every few years.

For a family movie, The Incredibles caught me off guard. I took the kids and wife, but I'm the one...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 329
Posted By FiftySix

Which Mad Max? I watched the original in the...

Which Mad Max? I watched the original in the theater way back in time. As a 14 year old kid I definitely liked it, but it sure was a non-blockbuster underground indie kind of flick.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

Yeehaw!!!! :bike2:

Yeehaw!!!! :bike2:
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

I'm just waiting to ride. 7 inches of rain in the...

I'm just waiting to ride. 7 inches of rain in the last 24 hours and still counting here. Could be a lot worse, but . . . arrrgh.
Forum: Foo
09-22-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11,051
Views: 2,283,557
Posted By FiftySix

Lug nuts with fake knock off wheel spinner? Car...

Lug nuts with fake knock off wheel spinner?
Car not on jack?
Non-working man's hands?
09-22-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

Pedestal . . . :roflmao2: I am no GP...

Pedestal . . . :roflmao2:

I am no GP customer or disciple. I found GP's book in a Goodwill for less than $5.00. Since I'm at best the 2nd owner of that book, GP and his publisher haven't gained a...
09-22-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

What makes you think that GP just crapped out all...

What makes you think that GP just crapped out all those ideas instantaneously in 2012? He started his bike company in 1994 and worked in the industry for many years prior to that.
09-22-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

I love the idea of a short range bike camping...

I love the idea of a short range bike camping trip. There's hardly any public land in Texas, so you'd have to go to some state park or national park which is nowhere near a short range bicycle trip...
09-22-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 952
Posted By FiftySix

I didn't think you could make that bike look much...

I didn't think you could make that bike look much better. I was wrong. :o

Love those wide 26" tires and new bars. :thumb:
09-22-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 89
Posted By FiftySix

Sharp lookin' cruiser, viperocco. :thumb: ...

Sharp lookin' cruiser, viperocco. :thumb:

I've chopped the length of bars on every cruiser I've ever had.

Speaking of your brake idea, I have a bike with a front rim brake and a rear coaster...
Forum: Foo
09-21-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 539
Posted By FiftySix

To me, Fall is always better than summer here in...

To me, Fall is always better than summer here in Southeast Texas. The seasons of high heat and hurricanes will be coming to a close. My weekend chores will take less energy, which will mean more...
09-21-20, 01:41 PM
09-20-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,943
Posted By FiftySix

For myself at middle age, cycling makes sex...

For myself at middle age, cycling makes sex better. I don't need sex to cycle, but I do think I need cycling for sex.
Forum: Foo
09-20-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 459
Posted By FiftySix

From the bottom of the BF "home" page. ...

From the bottom of the BF "home" page.

"Members: 439,886 , Active Members: 8,212"

Seems about right for a quick moving forum.
09-19-20, 10:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,751
Posted By FiftySix

Not yet, but with these "sharing size" candy bars...

Not yet, but with these "sharing size" candy bars I can finally reach that life long dream. :P
09-19-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

You've entered the wrong forum. Seems like...

You've entered the wrong forum. Seems like Trollheim (https://www.bikeforums.net/trollheim/) is more your style.
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

Sounds like a farming accident(s). :twitchy:

Sounds like a farming accident(s). :twitchy:
09-19-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 2,677
Views: 277,632
Posted By FiftySix

I saw Deadpool 2 on a hotel TV a couple nights...

I saw Deadpool 2 on a hotel TV a couple nights ago. Just like the original Deadpool, it's funny as hell and inappropriate as hell. It's one of those movies I can't tell my wife, kids, or co-workers...
09-19-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

Typo or not, that right there is funny. :roflmao2:

Typo or not, that right there is funny. :roflmao2:
09-19-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

Are ya sure you didn't read an Eben Weiss book by...

Are ya sure you didn't read an Eben Weiss book by mistake? :innocent:
09-19-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,947
Posted By FiftySix

I have a copy of that book that I found in a...

I have a copy of that book that I found in a Goodwill a couple years ago. I like much of the content in that book since I'm truly an unracer/uncyclist and have been my entire life on bikes. Too bad...
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11,051
Views: 2,283,557
Posted By FiftySix

Cops and bears sharing trampoline time. Kinda...

Cops and bears sharing trampoline time. Kinda brings a tear to my eye.
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

BTW, I think they got #6...

BTW, I think they got #6 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=6) all wrong. That pic looks nothing like Patrick McGoohan.
Forum: Foo
09-19-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

Hollywood makeup and lighting versus a mugshot...

Hollywood makeup and lighting versus a mugshot from The Smoking Gun.
:innocent:
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

Yeah, 14 years ago! I betcha he's put on a few...

Yeah, 14 years ago! I betcha he's put on a few whiskers since then. :roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

#9...

#9 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=9) looks like Hyde from That '70s Show.
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

BTW, I just got back home from another few days...

BTW, I just got back home from another few days workin' in the RGV (http://www.thecitiesof.com/texas/theriograndevalley/riograndevalley2.jpg).

As I was going through the usual Border Patrol...
Forum: Foo
09-18-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,480
Posted By FiftySix

That pic could be on the poster of a horror...

That pic could be on the poster of a horror movie. Night of the Living Thumb.
09-18-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,751
Posted By FiftySix

Yup. I'm all for freedom of choice once an adult....

Yup. I'm all for freedom of choice once an adult.

This does make me think of all the double sized "sharing size" candy bars that have pushed out standard sized candy bars in convenience stores and...
09-16-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,751
Posted By FiftySix

Have you seen this NPR story...

Have you seen this NPR story (https://www.npr.org/2020/09/14/912029399/we-had-to-take-action-states-in-mexico-move-to-ban-junk-food-sales-to-minors) from south of the border? Excerpts below.
...
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,233
Posted By FiftySix

A mighty wise choice. :lol:

A mighty wise choice. :lol:
Forum: Foo
09-15-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,233
Posted By FiftySix

Bam. Out came the Gurgle search commentary. ...

Bam. Out came the Gurgle search commentary.

Geez man. I guess you haven't been at this particular forum long enough to know that some of the members, especially in Foo, like to bounce ideas off...
09-15-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 891
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/612x430/trailering_bfb8936bd5e9e774356700e72ae61d34bb5fec27.jpg
09-15-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,416
Posted By FiftySix

Just like when I read to others a service manual...

Just like when I read to others a service manual written in English by Japanese* speaking people, I have to "finish the translation". :P

*any language really
09-14-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 433
Posted By FiftySix

Some bike tires I've had on cruisers are more...

Some bike tires I've had on cruisers are more plasticky than rubbery. Those tires are somewhat hard when new and seem to get more slippery over time, but they don't seem to show cracking as soon as a...
Forum: Foo
09-14-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 11,051
Views: 2,283,557
Posted By FiftySix

Of course, but where's the fun in that? :P

Of course, but where's the fun in that? :P
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