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Forum: Touring
06-18-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,309
Posted By bobwysiwyg

It has been an unusually cool and wet spring....

It has been an unusually cool and wet spring. Hope it warms (and dries) for you.
06-18-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 900
Posted By bobwysiwyg

No worse than how to wash socks or underwear. :p

No worse than how to wash socks or underwear. :p
06-18-19, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 464
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I was previously aware of Major Taylor and listen...

I was previously aware of Major Taylor and listen to NPR often. It was a good listen today. The replacement of cycles by autos was very striking.
In many ways, many things haven't changed all that...
06-16-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Broke my left femur three years ago not cycling,...

Broke my left femur three years ago not cycling, merely trying to take a photograph during a storm. My X-Ray looks similar. All the hardware is still in place. The surgeon said if it caused any...
06-16-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,329
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I agree! Adding my name to the list of thank...

I agree! Adding my name to the list of thank yous. Spent several years restoring and riding a '69 motorcycle, fun, but not in this class at all. Great post!
06-15-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,919
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:thumb: :thumb:

:thumb: :thumb:
Forum: Fatbikes
06-13-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Never used it so can't voucher for it, but it...

Never used it so can't voucher for it, but it seems to cover your range and handles both valve types.
https://www.amazon.com/EyezOff-EZ05-G-Pressure-Dual-Valve-Schrader/dp/B01HBMENXO
Forum: Fatbikes
06-12-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 541
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Define "low."

Define "low."
06-12-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,629
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Makes sense, but neither party is in this for the...

Makes sense, but neither party is in this for the heck of it. Where else would China get the same risk/return for their $$? That said, things can change. :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 687
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I've been using a couple of Specialized for six...

I've been using a couple of Specialized for six years so far. Always rinse thoroughly and let them dry, no issues. I've recently tried two 24 oz. Camelbaks for the extra capacity. They are minimally...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 302,024
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Whoa, nice desent coming up! How was the climb...

Whoa, nice desent coming up! How was the climb getting to that point? Great scenery. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 04:59 AM
Replies: 3,548
Views: 272,993
Posted By bobwysiwyg

.. and a nice piece of glass you have there....

.. and a nice piece of glass you have there. :thumb:
06-10-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,923
Posted By bobwysiwyg

​​​​​​Thanks, very interesting. Often thought how...

​​​​​​Thanks, very interesting. Often thought how I could institute this in my daily life... still thinking. :rolleyes:, but winter is a barrier for me.
06-09-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,923
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Not doubting this, but curious. Can you point to...

Not doubting this, but curious. Can you point to the study?
06-08-19, 02:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,668
Posted By bobwysiwyg

This. :thumb: Perhaps even decades.

This. :thumb:
Perhaps even decades.
06-06-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,668
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm not saying that after some maturing AV's...

I'm not saying that after some maturing AV's won't flourish safely, but as of today, I believe you're way out over your ski tips. They are currently driven by the usual profit motive. Ask Boeing how...
06-05-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,668
Posted By bobwysiwyg

If they were to consistently continue, not...

If they were to consistently continue, not observing three feet clearance, they would be in violation of the current law in my state. I expect the AV programming types will get busy after the first...
06-03-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,668
Posted By bobwysiwyg

My thoughts on this are, good luck. If major...

My thoughts on this are, good luck. If major banks, corporations and NSA can't guard against hacks and intrusions, what chance do the auto makers have with their "autonomous" vehicles?
06-02-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,464
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I stop. Why not? :foo:

I stop. Why not? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-19, 04:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,309
Posted By bobwysiwyg

PDW Shiny Object for me. The infinite control via...

PDW Shiny Object for me. The infinite control via a knob is a plus in my book.. as well as near zero space.
06-02-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,671
Posted By bobwysiwyg

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06-01-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,464
Posted By bobwysiwyg

We were off to visit the kids for a few days. The...

We were off to visit the kids for a few days. The weather forecast was iffy at best. I took our bikes just in case. Actually, the weather was great. However, I had forgotten to pack water bottles....
06-01-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 702,701
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Thanks, I seem to have a "thing" for vintage...

Thanks, I seem to have a "thing" for vintage buildings, vintage machines, etc. Perhaps because I'm vintage as well. :)
05-31-19, 04:25 PM
Replies: 6,998
Views: 702,701
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Great late spring day here. Managed a 26 mi. ride...

Great late spring day here. Managed a 26 mi. ride including several off pavement miles, farm roads with one lane bridges....
Forum: Touring
05-30-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,841
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:lol:

:lol:
05-30-19, 04:47 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,790
Posted By bobwysiwyg

To be honest, never timed them. Just viewed them...

To be honest, never timed them. Just viewed them as unscheduled rest stops. :)
Forum: Foo
05-30-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,187
Posted By bobwysiwyg

+1

+1
05-29-19, 06:42 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,246
Posted By bobwysiwyg

..and?

..and?
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,187
Posted By bobwysiwyg

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,187
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Over the air broadcast TV also provides an option...

Over the air broadcast TV also provides an option for those folks who can't afford cable or do not have access due to lack of geographic density of a customer base.
Forum: Foo
05-29-19, 05:17 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,972
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Listened to her news conference on CNN radio...

Listened to her news conference on CNN radio while driving home from Ohio yesterday. First, I was really surprised how much air time CNN devoted to her news conference, really long and that's even...
05-28-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,246
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Why, particularly the seat belts? You're bucking...

Why, particularly the seat belts? You're bucking some clearly documented statistics on that one.
05-28-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,131
Posted By bobwysiwyg

This. Not sure why folks find this forum,...

This.
Not sure why folks find this forum, valuable as it is, a fount of medical diagnosis, prognosis, etc. :foo:
05-26-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Thank you. Just what I was looking for. :thumb:

Thank you. Just what I was looking for. :thumb:
05-26-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By bobwysiwyg

.. just trying to get an answer, I do very little...

.. just trying to get an answer, I do very little that requires such a tool. Thanks for your input though.
05-26-19, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Sure would.. if I had one, and if I had a post to...

Sure would.. if I had one, and if I had a post to measure.
05-26-19, 04:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 550
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Specialized Expedition Sport

I need to replace the seat post on my grandson's Expedition. I can't find any info on the diameter. I tried Sheldon Brown's data base of seat post info, but the Expedition was not one the models...
05-23-19, 05:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,324
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Guess you'll hate this then. I love oatmeal,...

Guess you'll hate this then. I love oatmeal, Quaker Rolled Oats. A cup, add tablespoon of wheat germ, .25 cup of raisins, dash of ground cloves, dash of ground cinnamon, some maple flavoring. Slight...
05-21-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Pretty much daily here.

Pretty much daily here.
05-21-19, 04:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,365
Posted By bobwysiwyg

.. doesn't sound like behavior that's likely to...

.. doesn't sound like behavior that's likely to endear cyclists to non-cyclists.
Forum: Foo
05-19-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,774
Posted By bobwysiwyg

.. but they are trying to regain relevance. ;) ...

.. but they are trying to regain relevance. ;)

https://www.geappliances.com/ge/connected-appliances/microwave-ovens.htm
05-19-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 16,629
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Let's not forget our own country and our own...

Let's not forget our own country and our own development environmental nightmares so we should be careful about stone throwing, our history is rife with environmental disasters and sadly, we seem to...
Forum: Foo
05-19-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,774
Posted By bobwysiwyg

+1, my Samsung S6 has lived in one since 2015,...

+1, my Samsung S6 has lived in one since 2015, great case and protection and supports induction charging.
05-18-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,016
Posted By bobwysiwyg

You left out getting older. As one of those, I...

You left out getting older. As one of those, I appreciate the third ring sometimes. One of my bikes has but two and, at times, really miss that t third ring on occasion. :(
Forum: Foo
05-18-19, 05:44 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,075
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Yes, sadly a local park removed this, deemed too...

Yes, sadly a local park removed this, deemed too dangerous I suspect. A shame, I used it to teach my grandsons some basic physics. ;)
Forum: Foo
05-17-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,903
Posted By bobwysiwyg

If you believe in climate change, upper-midwest...

If you believe in climate change, upper-midwest is where it's at. ;)
05-16-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,241
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I had the same thought.. quaint ;)

I had the same thought.. quaint ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,825
Posted By bobwysiwyg

I'm sorry, likely to get flak for this, but even...

I'm sorry, likely to get flak for this, but even as a fan of a good bourbon or a dark beer, the premise of this thread is not even worth this discussion.
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,279
Posted By bobwysiwyg

Multi-function tailgates on gynormous, cushy...

Multi-function tailgates on gynormous, cushy "pickup trucks." :)
Forum: Foo
05-11-19, 06:54 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,043
Posted By bobwysiwyg

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Having resurrected this thread, I guess a contribution is in order. This...
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