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Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 08:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 623
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've always been one who believes no matter how...

I've always been one who believes no matter how bad things might seem, tomorrow will be better. During 2020 I was extremely troubled with the thought of contracting Covid. Now that I have my shots...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 377
Posted By TakingMyTime

That is the one and only reason I take a multi. I...

That is the one and only reason I take a multi. I have a very poor diet and I'm sure I'm missing out on some essential nutrients over long periods of time.
Replies: 21
Views: 595
Posted By TakingMyTime

It looks like it's all there, but I could use...

It looks like it's all there, but I could use some more pics. From the pics it looks like more patina than rust... $60 - $75
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By TakingMyTime

That's sort of where I'm coming from. Some of the...

That's sort of where I'm coming from. Some of the CDs and/or music that I thought might someday be hard to find can be found, whether for free, on the web or digitized quite easily. Also, I'm just...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By TakingMyTime

I do have them digitized in .wav format. Then I...

I do have them digitized in .wav format. Then I create Mp3 files out of the songs I want to make more portable. I can load up a 64gb flash drive with a ton of Mp3 rendered songs and play that in my...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm pretty sure I'm going to give them to the...

I'm pretty sure I'm going to give them to the Grandkids. Although I'm not a prime example, I do believe in a minimalist approach to most things in my life and having all these just sitting there...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By TakingMyTime

Should I hang on to my CD's (Music)

For some reason I just can't seem to let go of my music CD's (Approx 250). I've digitized them all, have backup copies in both .Wav and .Mp3 format, but something just won't let me give them away. ...
04-01-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

30 miles from the mouth of the SART and then...

30 miles from the mouth of the SART and then through Newport and a little bit of Irvine. I felt really weak today. I felt as if I hadn't eaten in a day. Had a banana half way through the ride and...
03-31-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 9,857
Posted By TakingMyTime

About 75 miles ago I put a pair of Continental GP...

About 75 miles ago I put a pair of Continental GP 4 Seasons in 700x32 on the Trek 7.4 FX. They replaced some Continental GP 4000sII in 700x28. They are heavier and feel a little stiffer, but they...
03-30-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By TakingMyTime

I got a response to my email...."The Mark Bixby...

I got a response to my email...."The Mark Bixby memorial bike and pedestrian path is not yet open. Bridge builders are still using it for access for some finalization projects on the bridge’s main...
03-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

^^ Glad to hear you're ok. Passing out is not a...

^^ Glad to hear you're ok. Passing out is not a good sign. Sounds like a case of heat exhaustion (rapid pulse etc). Good thing you were able to stop and take care of yourself the best you could....
03-28-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By TakingMyTime

It is exceptionally hard to find any information....

It is exceptionally hard to find any information. My only 2nd hand information if from a riding buddy who goes down and checks it out about ever 2 or 3 weeks. For some reason I don't think it will...
03-27-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By TakingMyTime

Interesting. The bridge actually has it's own...

Interesting. The bridge actually has it's own website with live streaming cameras. I'm looking as close as I can and I don't see any bikes. Also, there doesn't appear to be a lot of options as to...
03-27-21, 08:39 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

Another generic 27 miles down to the Queen Mary...

Another generic 27 miles down to the Queen Mary and back.

I'm about ready to break out of my rut. The wife and I have been hiking a lot this month and when I got on the bike I couldn't believe...
03-25-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By TakingMyTime

When I see them on the road they don't really...

When I see them on the road they don't really bother me that much. But when I see them on a trail it seems like someone is riding a dirt bike (motorcycle) that an regular bike.
03-25-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 650
Posted By TakingMyTime

The wife and I have been hiking on the multi-use...

The wife and I have been hiking on the multi-use trails in Crystal Cove State Park and it's surprising how many of the mountain bike riders are on electric bikes.
03-22-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

I can't speak for everyone here but I not only...

I can't speak for everyone here but I not only look forward to your ride reports, but your comments, route suggestions and knowledge of some obscure roads and areas has been invaluable to me. Just...
03-21-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

I hate wind

I hate wind
Forum: Foo
03-21-21, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By TakingMyTime

With almost any major supermarket near me I can...

With almost any major supermarket near me I can place an order online and pick it up out in their parking lot. I don't mind it for anything except fresh fruit, vegetables and meats. The Amazon...
Replies: 17
Views: 638
Posted By TakingMyTime

That is a beautiful bike. Although the size is...

That is a beautiful bike. Although the size is going to limit the amount of people looking at it.... you find the right person and I don't see you having too much of a problem getting $1000 for it.
Forum: Foo
03-20-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By TakingMyTime

Anyone shopping at Amazon Fresh store?

I realize that all these questions could be answered by me just going over to the store and trying it out... but before that I've got a few questions.

Is it required to have the Amazon app on your...
03-18-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

Since the last several rides have basically been...

Since the last several rides have basically been a handful of my generic routes I haven't posted much. Not that many miles either so mentioning them sometimes seems a little unnecessary. The...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By TakingMyTime

Well, I still have to call another number....

Well, I still have to call another number. Although I did get through I was told the department that would handle my request could be only reached at another number... here we go again.


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03-16-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,394
Posted By TakingMyTime

Thanks for keeping this thread alive. It reminds...

Thanks for keeping this thread alive. It reminds me that I need to drive down there and get this taken are of. It will be a nice little drive for the wife and I some morning.
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 561
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm currently looking at a panel upgrade. So far...

I'm currently looking at a panel upgrade. So far I've been able to change out fuses etc but my house was built in 1966 and even just that far back can make finding the appropriate fuse a bit of an...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 561
Posted By TakingMyTime

We expect a report back with pics once it's done....

We expect a report back with pics once it's done.

I myself would not attempt it. I'm not mechanically inclined enough to do some of these things properly. There have been several times I looked...
Forum: Foo
03-16-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By TakingMyTime

Whew! Calling in the am helped. I was talking...

Whew! Calling in the am helped. I was talking to someone within 5 minutes.
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm going to give it another try very early...

I'm going to give it another try very early tomorrow morning.
Forum: Foo
03-15-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 420
Posted By TakingMyTime

Wait times on the phone

Holy Cow! I'm trying to ask a real person a question at Southern California Edison (over the phone). They announced that the wait times would be between 3 hours and 15 mines a 5 hours and 20...
03-15-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 538
Posted By TakingMyTime

Everything seems to have gotten more expensive...

Everything seems to have gotten more expensive since the advent of Covid. I can't tell you how many times I've either gone for take-out or a drive-thru and flinched just a little when they give me...
Forum: Foo
03-14-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 872
Posted By TakingMyTime

I've got nothing against P/U trucks. That is if...

I've got nothing against P/U trucks. That is if you need one. I always get a chuckle when some jacked-up, multi shock, oversized tire beast of a truck pulls up next to me. I'm thinking is this guy...
03-13-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 221
Posted By TakingMyTime

^^ This ^^ Start from ground zero. No use...

^^ This ^^

Start from ground zero. No use trying to chase after parts that may or may not work. If it is in fact in the condition you say I would be worried that the current configuration may...
03-13-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 960
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm using a cheap knock-off found online. A...

I'm using a cheap knock-off found online. A friend and I went in on the $60 so that we can share the tool. It has already been passed around to several of my buddies. I'll admit that mine isn't as...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,872
Posted By TakingMyTime

Last week I changed out my Conti 4000sii 700x28...

Last week I changed out my Conti 4000sii 700x28 for the Conti 4-Season 700x32. The 4000's seemed to be getting cut-up quite a lot. No punctures, just showing a lot of gashes. The 4-Seasons are...
03-13-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,246
Posted By TakingMyTime

I usually buy the $5.99 Blackburn cages at the...

I usually buy the $5.99 Blackburn cages at the local discount sporting goods store. Over all my years of riding I think I've seen 1 start to come apart at one of the welded seams. I've found that...
03-09-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 726
Posted By TakingMyTime

Just so I'm clear... you bought this "new" or...

Just so I'm clear... you bought this "new" or "used" from the dealer? It's a 2017 model and it's now 2021.

Since the dealer told you to take it up with Felt I'm guessing it was used and they...
03-09-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 518
Posted By TakingMyTime

You're overthinking this. Find something in the...

You're overthinking this. Find something in the price range you're comfortable with and one that is sized in order to carry what you expect to be carrying. Enough room for a phone, spare tube,...
Forum: Foo
03-09-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,099
Posted By TakingMyTime

Oh man. I was really pulling for you. I guess it...

Oh man. I was really pulling for you. I guess it just wasn't your time. I'm by no means against anyone wanting to throw back a few. But going 30 days should not be a problem if that's what you...
Forum: Foo
03-08-21, 11:55 AM
03-08-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,148
Posted By TakingMyTime

I know what you mean. The most I ever really...

I know what you mean. The most I ever really mention to them is something like "You know, I rode my bike 30 miles this morning" or something about my weekly or monthly mileage. I think if I tried...
03-08-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,959
Posted By TakingMyTime

All that rust scares me. There would be a lot of...

All that rust scares me. There would be a lot of sanding, grinding and chemical treatments to that bike before I even thought about keeping it. That rust looks nasty.
03-08-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

Search for "Pacific Ridge Trailhead". Basically...

Search for "Pacific Ridge Trailhead". Basically it puts you in Crystal Cove State Park. There are miles of multi-use and dedicated bike trails from the trailhead to the beach. You're mostly...
03-08-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 674
Posted By TakingMyTime

Magnets have saved me more than once. Try and...

Magnets have saved me more than once. Try and find a cigarette pack sized one and keep it handy. Waving it over the area that you've been working can turn up all sorts of stuff.
Forum: Foo
03-07-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 528
Posted By TakingMyTime

The Mall was packed

Although I always try and do any shopping that is required on a weekday when the crowds are smaller, my wife convinced me to hit our local mall this Saturday. For the last year every time we've gone...
03-07-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 867
Posted By TakingMyTime

I checked with a friend this weekend and learned...

I checked with a friend this weekend and learned a little bit about it... for those not "in the know" the bike lane is 2-way but only on 1 side of the bridge. There is a concrete barrier between...
03-07-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 78,477
Posted By TakingMyTime

Friday: Headed out from Bolsa Chica area to the...

Friday: Headed out from Bolsa Chica area to the SART and then North to the Amtrak station in Anaheim. Although it was 42 mile round trip, up until then my max ride this years has been 30 miles. ...
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 328
Posted By TakingMyTime

They're already starting to use the "D" word on...

They're already starting to use the "D" word on the News here in So Cal. It's been pretty dry so far this year and I expect to see some water rationing mandates being issued a little sooner than...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,246
Posted By TakingMyTime

One of the biggest things we enjoyed was the...

One of the biggest things we enjoyed was the absence of the commute. Hers was about 40 minutes each way. Also, with her line of work there was no need to video conference. When working from home my...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,246
Posted By TakingMyTime

I believe one major issue is being able to have a...

I believe one major issue is being able to have a dedicated space in your home or apartment where you can work and not be distracted. Tele-Work will probably have a much better feeling to it once...
Forum: Foo
03-03-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,246
Posted By TakingMyTime

Last February my wife's employer gave her the...

Last February my wife's employer gave her the option to work from home. Unfortunately, they furloughed, and then terminated her 2 months later. She was in their Accounts Payable department and...
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