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Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 83
Posted By FiftySix

AC/DC wrote a song about this very thing. Sadly,...

AC/DC wrote a song about this very thing. Sadly, it never made it onto an album sold in the USA. :cry:
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 87,585
Posted By FiftySix

The hammer plunger is retained in the hammer by...

The hammer plunger is retained in the hammer by means of a small pin which may be removed by means of a small drift.
11-17-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By FiftySix

I've tried to watch this several times....

I've tried to watch this several times. Unfortunately, all I get is a blue circle "loading" indicator. :(
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,376
Views: 87,585
Posted By FiftySix

"If you were a poor Indian with no weapons, and a...

"If you were a poor Indian with no weapons, and a bunch of conquistadores came up to you and asked where the gold was, I don't think it would be a good idea to say, 'I swallowed it. So sue me." -...
11-17-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

I'm guessing the early cold spell has put a slow...

I'm guessing the early cold spell has put a slow down on people willing to play. Yesterday, the weather was pretty much back to normal here. :)
11-16-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,307
Posted By FiftySix

Over 4 months have passed. Got a link to the...

Over 4 months have passed. Got a link to the bike, yet?
11-16-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By FiftySix

Nice cruiser. :thumb:

Nice cruiser. :thumb:
11-16-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

A Grand Slam! Nice pics. :thumb: Had to do a...

A Grand Slam! Nice pics. :thumb:

Had to do a double take on the Donut Killer. Kinda "in your face" to the stereotypical cop. :D
11-16-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,402
Posted By FiftySix

In the areas I ride, the biggest threat to tires...

In the areas I ride, the biggest threat to tires is nails and screws. So, the flat is very easy to find compared other sources of flats.

Because of sheer mileage and the quantity of cars under my...
11-16-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

The best I can do is a horse sized dog with a dog...

The best I can do is a horse sized dog with a dog sized cat. Larger than life, I would think. :foo:

Taken this morning with the Norco as the sun was rising.

Edit to add: If this photo...
11-15-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,402
Posted By FiftySix

Excellent point.

Excellent point.
11-15-19, 05:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 450
Posted By FiftySix

I've bought one bike each from eBay and...

I've bought one bike each from eBay and Craigslist.

Craigslist gives me a better local purchasing option than eBay due to the sheer quantity of local bikes available. Which means I can see the...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 110
Posted By FiftySix

Why can't the NFL be like the NHL?

Why can't the NFL be like the NHL?
11-15-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,147
Posted By FiftySix

I believe many bikes are right lever/front brake...

I believe many bikes are right lever/front brake as sold new in countries that vehicles are driven on the left side of the road. Also, by some Americans that are influenced by the motorcycles they...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 125,532
Posted By FiftySix

Used to love me some '80s Rainbow. ...

Used to love me some '80s Rainbow.

https://youtu.be/0El3Dqk0wfU
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,315
Views: 125,532
Posted By FiftySix

I used to own this on "vinyl". ...

I used to own this on "vinyl".

https://youtu.be/RoKWhtiGr6w
11-15-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

The weekend is almost here. That ought to free up...

The weekend is almost here. That ought to free up some riding time. :)
11-15-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,402
Posted By FiftySix

My N8 shifter cable is held to the chainstay with...

My N8 shifter cable is held to the chainstay with two cable mounts. In my case, there's not much slack to work with. :o
11-15-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,694
Posted By FiftySix

Of course it's safe. He's not braking from the...

Of course it's safe. He's not braking from the hoods.

:P
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By FiftySix

The Malaysian/Japanese 5s I've gifted and own...

The Malaysian/Japanese 5s I've gifted and own surprisingly keep within 30 seconds per day. My Vostoks were/are more like 2 to 5 minutes a day. Only one of my really crappy hand wind Vostoks still...
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By FiftySix

Going to have to step up to a Seiko 5 made in...

Going to have to step up to a Seiko 5 made in Malaysia or Japan. The Malaysian Seikos are well made without being overly expensive. Example here....
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 708
Posted By FiftySix

What to do with computers and AI that break the...

What to do with computers and AI that break the law?

https://youtu.be/qjvsYX5mICA?t=47
11-15-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,402
Posted By FiftySix

Depends on the IGH. The cable disconnect...

Depends on the IGH. The cable disconnect procedure for my Nexus 8 is like shown in the video below. Easy Breezy.

https://youtu.be/tOvz60zoqhQ
11-15-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,402
Posted By FiftySix

Eeeet was a joke. I have a "maintenance free" IGH...

Eeeet was a joke. I have a "maintenance free" IGH and I've done maintenance on it. :D
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By FiftySix

Sounds like a twin of some sort? For work...

Sounds like a twin of some sort?

For work and bicycling, I like the cheapo Casio analog quartz watches*. Easy to see the hands and rotating bezel at a glance while on the bike. Plus, I could hit...
11-15-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,694
Posted By FiftySix

That isn't safe.

That isn't safe.
11-15-19, 09:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 303
Posted By FiftySix

I usually just use a pair of thin work gloves for...

I usually just use a pair of thin work gloves for cool weather bicycling. I was gifted a pair of these Milwaukee gloves...
11-15-19, 07:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

Maybe it's just an example since there is no bike...

Maybe it's just an example since there is no bike in the photo?
11-15-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,402
Posted By FiftySix

That's because IGHs are "maintenance free"....

That's because IGHs are "maintenance free". ;)
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 366
Posted By FiftySix

I've only had Seiko and Vostok automatic watches,...

I've only had Seiko and Vostok automatic watches, not counting my youth. All on the low end and the Vostoks last maybe a year before something goes "pa-tang" inside. The Malaysian Seikos last longer,...
11-14-19, 06:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,147
Posted By FiftySix

Same as lefties riding motorcycles, or Americans...

Same as lefties riding motorcycles, or Americans shifting gears in manual transmission right hand drive cars. Not counting adaptive needs controls, one is gonna have to learn how to use it.
11-14-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

There are some oversized animals around here...

There are some oversized animals around here somewhere. I just gotta get the time to get there by bike. The weather here has been wet and chilly, with lots of work thrown in. :)
Forum: Foo
11-13-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 8,299
Views: 794,192
Posted By FiftySix

Same here. How come I can never throw as straight...

Same here. How come I can never throw as straight as I can see? :bang:
11-13-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 9,694
Posted By FiftySix

A fine example of how drop bars affect the soul.

A fine example of how drop bars affect the soul.
11-13-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By FiftySix

I was thinking the same thing about ancient...

I was thinking the same thing about ancient nation states. Then there was the unification of Germany and the unification of Italy in the 1800s, too.

Mad Max is about right, or The Walking Dead....
11-13-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 707
Posted By FiftySix

Same goes for when I'm a passenger in a car or in...

Same goes for when I'm a passenger in a car or in public transit. I don't have to spend my time looking at the road or traffic conditions.
Forum: Foo
11-13-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 708
Posted By FiftySix

If AI computers and AI robots displace human...

If AI computers and AI robots displace human kind, will they develop human traits such as consumerism? Will one AI humanoid want to keep up with the AI Joneses?
11-13-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 320
Posted By FiftySix

Loving the covered scooter. Makes a Japanese Kei...

Loving the covered scooter. Makes a Japanese Kei car look downright American in size. :D
11-13-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,238
Posted By FiftySix

I've heard of the smaller wagon/car/SUV types...

I've heard of the smaller wagon/car/SUV types being classed CUV (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crossover_(automobile))s by some manufacturers. It's supposed to be an SUVish looking thing, but with...
11-12-19, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By FiftySix

Strikes close to home. :lol: ...

Strikes close to home. :lol:

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/457x800/houston_moonshot_sm_433484cac1915bd8869a8df78abdfdfcd264eae9.jpg
11-12-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,653
Posted By FiftySix

Very nice. :thumb: So, what's the next photo...

Very nice. :thumb:

So, what's the next photo mission?
11-12-19, 06:06 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By FiftySix

I like leaning my bikes onto their kickstands. If...

I like leaning my bikes onto their kickstands. If I lay my bikes on the ground that means I gotta bend over, which means my shirt will come untucked, which means I'll be exposing the public to a case...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By FiftySix

The well known author of "Under the Bleachers". I...

The well known author of "Under the Bleachers". I think he's a 2nd cousin of Howard. :foo:
11-12-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By FiftySix

Indeed, it does have a welded on plate. I didn't...

Indeed, it does have a welded on plate. I didn't realize that wasn't common.
11-12-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By FiftySix

Nooooooo!!!!! Watch this. :) ...

Nooooooo!!!!!

Watch this. :)

https://youtu.be/hlfXmN7C5TY
11-12-19, 03:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,238
Posted By FiftySix

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2: :innocent:

:roflmao2: :roflmao2: :roflmao2:

:innocent:
11-12-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 938
Posted By FiftySix

Weird. I don't get out much, but I've never heard...

Weird. I don't get out much, but I've never heard of that before. I'm guessing those makers give long term frame warranties?

One thing is for sure, my aluminum framed Norco CityGlide came with an...
11-12-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,238
Posted By FiftySix

That rolls off the tongue nicely. :D

That rolls off the tongue nicely. :D
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 307
Posted By FiftySix

No, it's Burro.

No, it's Burro.
11-12-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 302
Posted By FiftySix

Right, but where's the electrical part? ...

Right, but where's the electrical part?

Specs say Electric Single Phase, but no voltage, no amperage, no batteries . . . .
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