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Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,578
Posted By Jadesfire

Only 92 here, feels like 100. I find, this year...

Only 92 here, feels like 100. I find, this year in particular, that I feel like I'm turning into my father- I started driving without using the A/C. I find that I'm tolerating the heat so much better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 850
Views: 17,578
Posted By Jadesfire

I'd think of it as more like a nice surprise when...

I'd think of it as more like a nice surprise when it does happen these days. Anecdotal examples:
My mom let my cousin (under 30) have her wedding in my mom's back yard, took care of all the...
06-05-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 478
Views: 49,215
Posted By Jadesfire

I don't know if "enjoyed" is necessarily the...

I don't know if "enjoyed" is necessarily the right word for HBO's Chernobyl series. But it certainly had me running the gamut of emotions throughout it's six episodes- horror, disgust, fear, sadness,...
Forum: Foo
04-08-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,438
Posted By Jadesfire

I certainly have a lot of days where I don't feel...

I certainly have a lot of days where I don't feel like talking to people, so I try to keep those types of interactions short. But just this morning coincidentally, I was reminded that sometimes it...
Forum: Foo
03-26-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,890
Posted By Jadesfire

Agree about the Jeep Cherokee.. I drove a '96...

Agree about the Jeep Cherokee.. I drove a '96 model for 10 years, and would still be driving it today (even after going through 6 radiators because of the afore-mentioned AC problems) had it not been...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,257
Posted By Jadesfire

I get it. I did this to my Denali. But I will...

I get it. I did this to my Denali. But I will say, even if you do the work yourself, you still need at minimum a crank puller and bottom bracket tool. The head set tool you can make yourself from...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 68,929
Posted By Jadesfire

Aw, shucks. It was very nice meeting you and Mrs....

Aw, shucks. It was very nice meeting you and Mrs. BillyD. So glad y'all had a nice trip. I would have liked to chat longer, but those darn professors and their required 100% attendance just get in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-18, 05:23 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 68,929
Posted By Jadesfire

Oh, sorry. I've been craving boiled crawfish...

Oh, sorry. I've been craving boiled crawfish recently, so I was just thinking of that. And then you said frozen, and I think I passed out for a little bit in horror that anyone would find that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-18, 06:04 AM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 68,929
Posted By Jadesfire

The offer of a drink or a meal still stands :)....

The offer of a drink or a meal still stands :). (Shame it's not crawfish season.)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,707
Views: 68,929
Posted By Jadesfire

Hey, @BillyD (#), we had a presentation at work...

Hey, @BillyD (#), we had a presentation at work today and I thought of you. For part of it, they showed this clip. For anyone else interested in Lyme disease, I found it interesting. On good...
Forum: Foo
10-04-18, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,792
Posted By Jadesfire

jbchybridrider Indyfabz Jock Crayaan (#32)

jbchybridrider
Indyfabz
Jock Crayaan (#32)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-18, 09:29 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

I believe that fix might be a contradiction in...

I believe that fix might be a contradiction in terms.
09-20-18, 11:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By Jadesfire

Thanks. I'll give it another try. ...

Thanks. I'll give it another try.



Thank you :thumb:. I tried with a cheaper drill bit, and was not surprised when it didn't work. I will give it another try with a quality tool and see if that...
09-20-18, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,102
Posted By Jadesfire

What kind of drill bits are those? I've got this...

What kind of drill bits are those? I've got this problem on a frame I really like, and am willing to purchase more tools to fix it.
Forum: Foo
09-19-18, 07:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,792
Posted By Jadesfire

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/dscn0400_cbb33352a93d7fd8324e6f664b0f1dcc6ce0c586.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Good morning, Velo Vol. Couldn't sleep? ...

Good morning, Velo Vol. Couldn't sleep?

(BTW, the mention function didn't work. I just happened to be scrolling through as I procrastinate working.)
08-27-18, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 201,605
Posted By Jadesfire

Woman Walks Ahead (free on Netflix atm). 6.85/10....

Woman Walks Ahead (free on Netflix atm). 6.85/10.
Very loosely based on a true story about the woman who painted the last (only?) portrait of Chief Sitting Bull. I was hoping for somethin along the...
08-27-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 904
Views: 59,623
Posted By Jadesfire

Nice surprise to come home after work today and...

Nice surprise to come home after work today and find a package already on the doorstep. Thanks to @mountaindave (#)!
08-26-18, 06:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 571
Posted By Jadesfire

I used Windex and Armor-all on both of my bikes...

I used Windex and Armor-all on both of my bikes today (along with a toothbrush and a handful of paper towels for the cassette). Ran out of Lemon Pledge a while ago ad forgot to restock for polishing....
Forum: Foo
08-26-18, 05:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 344
Posted By Jadesfire

Dogs are fantastic and are great friends to have....

Dogs are fantastic and are great friends to have. I've got two of them myself. Could I just suggest, coming from close to fifteen years experience in veterinary medicine, that you consider adopting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-18, 08:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,378
Posted By Jadesfire

I enjoyed Road to Valor, about Gino Bartali.

I enjoyed Road to Valor, about Gino Bartali.
08-24-18, 02:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 547
Posted By Jadesfire

PM on the 25.8 incoming.

PM on the 25.8 incoming.
08-15-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 320
Posted By Jadesfire

Perhaps something like this?: ...

Perhaps something like this?:
https://www.rosebikes.com/rose-bike-box-ii-flight-case-2664654

Disclaimer: While I've had one of their soft-sided bags bookmarked for future purchase for a while, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-18, 05:49 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,124
Posted By Jadesfire

Good Lord- I think I've read more about fashion...

Good Lord- I think I've read more about fashion and lifestyle on this forum this week than I have in the past year of casually watching HGTV (and no, not just from Tim). And that article, to me, read...
08-07-18, 06:27 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 6,349
Posted By Jadesfire

That is a very sharp-looking bike. Do you mind if...

That is a very sharp-looking bike. Do you mind if I ask what stem you are using?
08-03-18, 05:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 385
Posted By Jadesfire

From Sheldon Brown...

From Sheldon Brown (http://sheldonbrown.com/tire-sizing.html#width)[B][/LEFT]
In short, there's more to the matching of tires and rims than just the inner diameter. Your combination might work, but...
08-02-18, 03:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 918
Posted By Jadesfire

PM incoming on the bottle cages.

PM incoming on the bottle cages.
Forum: Foo
08-02-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jadesfire

Yes, I'm not a vegetarian either. I just like...

Yes, I'm not a vegetarian either. I just like trying to find different healthy options to break out of the usual rut.
Forum: Foo
08-02-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,317
Posted By Jadesfire

Thanks for mentioning the Beyond Meat burger...

Thanks for mentioning the Beyond Meat burger patty. I hadn't "heard" of it before, and it looks tasty. And, even more surprisingly, is offered at my neighborhood store according to the locator on the...
07-30-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By Jadesfire

That is beautiful. Shame I don't have the room...

That is beautiful. Shame I don't have the room for it :(.
Forum: Touring
07-27-18, 09:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,997
Posted By Jadesfire

I haven't done a lot of shopping at...

I haven't done a lot of shopping at thetouringstore, but the few interactions I've had with Wayne have been great. Sorry to see him close up shop (before I am able to gear up for a big tour that I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Pomegranate juice diluted with ice water is my...

Pomegranate juice diluted with ice water is my new favorite beverage. Occasionally with a twist of lemon.

And baked pears straight from the tree in the front yard, with some oatmeal and brown...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

I like the 25s (Continental GPK4000s) I have on...

I like the 25s (Continental GPK4000s) I have on my Bianchi. But I like the 28s (Gravelkings) I have on my commuter more. I've got a 3rd I'm taking my time building up, but that frame can (I think)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-18, 10:09 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

So, my dogs have been having some behavioral...

So, my dogs have been having some behavioral issues for the past few weeks. Their normal bedtime is 9pm, and they usually wake up around 5:45-6am. Except recently they've been wanting to go out at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 06:44 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

+1, though simply swimming laps would just be so...

+1, though simply swimming laps would just be so much more preferable to pretty much any other form of outdoor exercise at the moment.

(Oh, it's also nice when the drinks are delivered by handsome...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

I wish I had a pool.

I wish I had a pool.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-18, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

I fired up my old laptop from college a couple of...

I fired up my old laptop from college a couple of months ago [in order to see if the DVD player still works (it does)]. Aww...Windows XP :).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

I have had no luck in my own bread-baking...

I have had no luck in my own bread-baking adventures, so I'm curious how other manage.

(Unless biscuits could be considered bread. I make great biscuits... but there's no yeast involved, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 07:46 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Is this your home-baked bread, or is it marketed...

Is this your home-baked bread, or is it marketed as home-baked?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Nope, nope, nope. There is no need for dipping...

Nope, nope, nope. There is no need for dipping sauce for properly boiled crawfish, just as there is no need for ketchup on steak.

But yes, Blue Plate is the best mayo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 04:41 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Perhaps the answer to this predicament is that I...

Perhaps the answer to this predicament is that I should just spend more time in Europe sampling a wide variety of cured meats.
Forum: Foo
07-19-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,341
Posted By Jadesfire

I specifically went looking for the least amount...

I specifically went looking for the least amount of technology possible in the last car I purchased: manual shifting, manual windows, manual door locks. There is a single disc CD player, and cruise...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Now, that sounds (reads?) like it should be...

Now, that sounds (reads?) like it should be delicious. But I tried prosciutto in Italy a few years ago (in several local restaurants) and it turned out to be a major bummer. Evidently my taste in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

That's a lot of hot sauce.

That's a lot of hot sauce.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-18, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

:(. RIP Doglet. I'm so sorry, Heathpack.[/left]

:(. RIP Doglet.
I'm so sorry, Heathpack.[/left]
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Sorry about the shoulder, @BillyD (#) :(.

Sorry about the shoulder, @BillyD (#) :(.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-18, 01:51 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

Kudos, indeed!

Kudos, indeed!
Forum: Foo
07-14-18, 10:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 508
Posted By Jadesfire

I learned not to pitch cleaning supplies- and to...

I learned not to pitch cleaning supplies- and to pack those last so they can be unpacked first. Small life lesson for me.
But my last move was from a three bedroom house to a much smaller...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-18, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

It's the opposite around here WRT big box home...

It's the opposite around here WRT big box home improvement stores. Home Depot has a larger, more knowledgeable staff, better selections, and more human check-out lines. Lowes is just "meh." But my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-18, 12:48 PM
Replies: 10,774
Views: 141,504
Posted By Jadesfire

+1, I haven't ridden at all this week. And the...

+1, I haven't ridden at all this week.
And the AC at work decided to break yesterday :rolleyes:.
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