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Forum: Foo
09-15-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 861
Posted By pgoat

Oddly enough, I was just at Home Depot, looking...

Oddly enough, I was just at Home Depot, looking at all the different three-prong outlets they sell and scratching my head as to which amperage I need...was it the amps, or the volts that kill?
Forum: Foo
06-08-18, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 469
Posted By pgoat

CALLING ALL JSHARRs! CALLING ALL JSHARRs!

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BEAD ON THE LOOKOUT; HORDES OF JETSKIs TO DESCEND ON THE ISLAND OF MANHATTAN THIS...
Forum: Foo
02-21-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9,867
Views: 1,982,636
Posted By pgoat

Btw, that ass cost me $24, on sale in Manhattan....

Btw, that ass cost me $24, on sale in Manhattan. Great deal, it came with a saddle and bridle made of beaded sinews.
Forum: Foo
02-21-18, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9,867
Views: 1,982,636
Posted By pgoat

That pic didn't make me Say Dahell, but it did...

That pic didn't make me Say Dahell, but it did have me scratching my hairy ass.
Forum: Foo
02-21-18, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9,867
Views: 1,982,636
Posted By pgoat

https://cdn3.whatculture.com/images/2016/10/43f1f9...

https://cdn3.whatculture.com/images/2016/10/43f1f908d979b78c-600x400.jpg
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 19,562
Posted By pgoat

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/yMoE3vgmZUI/hqdefault.jpg

https://i.ytimg.com/vi/yMoE3vgmZUI/hqdefault.jpg
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 19,562
Posted By pgoat

No Sleep Till ________

No Sleep Till ________
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 10:16 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 19,562
Posted By pgoat

_____ need not apply

_____ need not apply
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 10:15 AM
Replies: 554
Views: 19,562
Posted By pgoat

Ina Gadda Da Vida

Ina Gadda Da Vida
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 09:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 530
Posted By pgoat

I think this was more important years ago. Now,...

I think this was more important years ago. Now, people do poke around all day and use their smart phones all the time. I just bid on and won an item last night while out at dinner (bad restaurant...
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 09:29 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,796
Posted By pgoat

About every four years I have eerily accurate...

About every four years I have eerily accurate premonitions about people I know.
Forum: Foo
02-20-18, 09:27 AM
Replies: 9,867
Views: 1,982,636
Posted By pgoat

https://thenerdsuncanny.files.wordpress.com/2014/1...

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Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 02:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By pgoat

aafhta

aafhta
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By pgoat

Ha! Thanks, great to pop back in and see familiar...

Ha! Thanks, great to pop back in and see familiar faces!

Well, the light switch wound up being a total mystery - our handy man looked at it and couldn't make heads nor tails out of the original...
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,370
Posted By pgoat

Great thread. I've always loved that first...

Great thread. I've always loved that first Pretenders' LP for (among other things) its adventurous time.

And if you like the Purdie shuffle, there's tons of videos online with Toto songs etc....
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,886
Views: 65,636
Posted By pgoat

Coffee from a thermos. It's a nice thermos I...

Coffee from a thermos. It's a nice thermos I borrowed. I'd take a picture but I seem to have exceeded my monthly data limits or whatnot.
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By pgoat

I like doing belt + suspenders for this stuff...

I like doing belt + suspenders for this stuff when I can (our ginormous window AC has a wall triangle bracket under each side and a heavy duty center window sill brace) so I like this vertical load...
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By pgoat

oh, almost forgot - ...

oh, almost forgot -

https://static1.squarespace.com/static/531b3c5ee4b0345bebd89708/t/54172984e4b014f5fe7f6847/1410804114265/MINT+header.jpg?format=1500w
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By pgoat

Question about hanging closet rod on plaster lath walls

Yeah, this is how lame my posts are now.

so. I've got a closet clothing rod, about 6 feet wide. It's an old wood rod (light weight - pine? or really dried out wood, in any case, probably as old as...
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 08:44 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,967
Posted By pgoat

Every time my wife goes away, I get hit by cars...

Every time my wife goes away, I get hit by cars while riding, suffer third degree burns in the kitchen or take incorrect doses of medication. I guess I become disoriented/distracted?
Forum: Foo
02-05-18, 08:38 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,917
Posted By pgoat

DLR by a slim margin, if I must pick at all -...

DLR by a slim margin, if I must pick at all - he's so bad, it's funny (sometimes). Hagar, just bad, even with Montrose or VH playing guitar.

However, as one who bought the first VH LP when it...
Forum: Foo
03-09-17, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12,363
Views: 709,594
Posted By pgoat

Hmmm, I was more interested in Katy Perry's lion...

Hmmm, I was more interested in Katy Perry's lion outfit. And the cute showering pig above. I'm a lousy RS fan.
...
Forum: Foo
01-25-17, 11:46 AM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

Yeah, I backed away from certain things for just...

Yeah, I backed away from certain things for just that reason. You can only do so much.
Forum: Foo
01-25-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

I'm so digging seeing these familiar names again.

I'm so digging seeing these familiar names again.
Forum: Foo
01-24-17, 06:27 AM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

Dang. While taking a sick day to watch...

Dang.

While taking a sick day to watch plumbers remove and replace my toilet, solely for problems outside our unit was not highest on my list of wants, I gotta say I didn't really mind. It didn't...
Forum: Foo
01-21-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

yes

yes
Forum: Foo
01-21-17, 12:26 PM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

:lol: among other irksome things. There's a...

:lol: among other irksome things.

There's a leak in the pipes below our bathroom (dripping in the downstairs' neighbor's apartment) so on Monday I am taking a personal day to watch plumbers...
01-21-17, 12:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

Visited my favorite local odd parts shop - they...

Visited my favorite local odd parts shop - they had a nice chromed spring from an old donor Dia Compe, and presto - my old caliper is good as new. $5 and the guy even installed it for me. Can't beat...
Forum: Foo
01-19-17, 09:05 AM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

I miss you guys. Where does the freakin' time go?

I miss you guys. Where does the freakin' time go?
Forum: Foo
01-18-17, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Foo
Views: 2,818
Posted By pgoat

Not ...

Not

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Much

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...
01-17-17, 08:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

i'm gonna poke around a few places, for sure....

i'm gonna poke around a few places, for sure. Still leaning towards new brake, but I also hate to throw out the old Dia Compe. I wouldn't mind replacing the spring for cheap and keeping it as a...
01-17-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

Yep - to be honest, I'd be happy to pay a few...

Yep - to be honest, I'd be happy to pay a few dollars for an old spring to get the vintage dia-compe caliper working being these are old bikes, not particularly special or high-end and used for...
01-15-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

LOLing at this. Especially because I personally...

LOLing at this. Especially because I personally prefer to adjust my calipers so the pads are close to the rim (I hate spongy brakes) but I've never gotten back a bike from a shop with the front...
01-15-17, 08:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

The bad adjustment was done when the shop was...

The bad adjustment was done when the shop was replacing my headset - which also was done incorrectly (wrong stack height - and additional huge new spacers were too thick, so you can't tighten it down...
01-15-17, 07:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

thank you all for the input and offer of parts -...

thank you all for the input and offer of parts - yes i meant 'medium' reach, really - both bikes are Trek 500s; and '85 and an '86 (some of you may recall I had the rear drop out replaced on my '86...
01-15-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

thanks guys. I'm thinking definitely broken,...

thanks guys. I'm thinking definitely broken, based on what I see and feel. This is a first for me, so I was just looking for some feedback.

This was actually a decent-performing brake, so I may...
01-15-17, 09:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,340
Posted By pgoat

Is my brake caliper spring broken?

After a bike shop mechanic adjusted my front side pull brakes ridiculously tight (wheel spun, but just barely had enough clearance to do so), I was too busy to re-adjust the cable and I just rode it...
Forum: Northeast
10-19-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 422
Posted By pgoat

Kids Learn to Bike class, Bike Rodeo, and Bike Swap in Astoria, NYC this Saturday

Join TA Queens, Make Queens Safer and the Variety Boys and Girls Club Queens
for a neighborhood day of fun activities for kids on bikes.


This Saturday, Oct 22
10:30am - 2:30 pm
Variety Boys...
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By pgoat

wow; that water looks MINTy green! ...

wow; that water looks MINTy green!


https://oedaday.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/richard-simmons-v3s.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 09:17 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By pgoat

Touché :thumb: This thread wins for most...

Touché :thumb:

This thread wins for most ironical
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,428
Posted By pgoat

Being a watch freak, I am very curious to know...

Being a watch freak, I am very curious to know what Merckx was wearing around the 1969 season; it was a SS tonneau case with black leather band, black dial, large crown. I guess it may have been an...
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,765
Views: 244,428
Posted By pgoat

I always wondered what those distinctive black...

I always wondered what those distinctive black watchbands with white print were that you saw on the wrists of Eddy Merckx and other cyclists in the mid 70s. Finally, a large sized photo revealed the...
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,062
Posted By pgoat

Sorry; former teacher here, so I couldn't help...

Sorry; former teacher here, so I couldn't help myself.
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 07:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,353
Posted By pgoat

That's me too, even though I started going bald...

That's me too, even though I started going bald in my twenties. Oddly, I'd also stopped getting proofed for alcohol, etc. when I was about 13. I reached my adult height around that time, so early...
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By pgoat

Not quite so good as these...

Not quite so good as these (https://www.amazon.com/Haribo-Sugar-Free-Gummy-Bears/product-reviews/B008JELLCA) were, but still.
Forum: Foo
08-05-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 424
Posted By pgoat

I heart the internet

because you go there to find good tires for cheap, and you find (https://www.amazon.com/forum/-/Tx2Z43HNR0Y2PT2/ref=ask_dp_dpmw_al_hza?asin=B00BCU87AW) these...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 44,656
Posted By pgoat

This

This
08-02-16, 01:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,355
Posted By pgoat

Finally had a second to follow up - the fixed cup...

Finally had a second to follow up - the fixed cup they gave me fit just fine; after cleaning up the cup and inside of the BB shell I found the frame's threads were noticeably worn near the outer...
07-22-16, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,355
Posted By pgoat

Happy to say my go-to shop here had an old fixed...

Happy to say my go-to shop here had an old fixed cup they gave me for free. I bought some new loose bearings and am gonna see how she looks after dinner tonight...fingers crossed the frame is okay.
07-22-16, 04:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,355
Posted By pgoat

Because this is an old beater, Idk if I want to...

Because this is an old beater, Idk if I want to pay top dollar for the job done right, and I certainly don't want to pay for poor work at all. If the shell threads are good, I'd toss a cheap new BB...
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