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Forum: Foo
04-12-21, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By wgscott

This has no pay-wall; ...

This has no pay-wall; https://www.democracynow.org/2021/4/12/remembering_ramsey_clark
04-11-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By wgscott

I know generalizations are dangerous to make, so...

I know generalizations are dangerous to make, so I will quote Peter White:



The context is describing a Berthoud saddle, but they are quite similar in some respects.
Source:...
Forum: Touring
04-11-21, 10:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 325
Posted By wgscott

They wanted to travel the route of the "Oakies"...

They wanted to travel the route of the "Oakies" who migrated to CA in the book Grapes of Wrath.
04-11-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 102
Posted By wgscott

One thing I have found useful is to preserve the...

One thing I have found useful is to preserve the distance from the center of the saddle to the primary hand position (for me, hoods on the road bike, and where the brakes are on the mountain bike). ...
04-11-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,080
Posted By wgscott

I'm finding it hard to get motivated to ride in...

I'm finding it hard to get motivated to ride in the burned areas, but this thread reminds me of just how much worse it can get (and unfortunately most likely will this summer, as it is bone-dry here...
04-11-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

Why not take your political stuff to the...

Why not take your political stuff to the political forum? You are vastly more fun when you are telling everyone they should get bent.
04-11-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

Which therefore justifies any accusation, however...

Which therefore justifies any accusation, however demonstrably false.

What if he had been riding a recumbent?
Forum: Recumbent
04-11-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By wgscott

With Fakebook "facts" and photos.

With Fakebook "facts" and photos.
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By wgscott

Not committing perjury is a good idea.

Not committing perjury is a good idea.
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By wgscott

Clear cookies like everyone else and park your...

Clear cookies like everyone else and park your high horse.
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By wgscott

Can you transfer them? They might be a valuable...

Can you transfer them? They might be a valuable commodity (assuming she didn't get custody.)
04-10-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,206
Posted By wgscott

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Sometimes you have to question the underlying...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By wgscott

RIP former Atty Gen Ramsey Clark

https://www.nytimes.com/2021/04/10/us/politics/ramsey-clark-dead.html
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By wgscott

:lol: That could also give you a week in the...

:lol:
That could also give you a week in the big house for contempt of court.

But, seriously, it is actually an ideal time for me to do it (fully vaxxed, not teaching at the moment), and if I am...
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 182
Posted By wgscott

I wonder what Zion will be like without shuttle...

I wonder what Zion will be like without shuttle busses? Maybe it should be bikes-only.

I am hoping to visit Yellowstone for the first time this summer.
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By wgscott

I just pulled in-person jury duty.

I just pulled in-person jury duty.
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By wgscott

A life tragically cut short

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Remembering Prince Philip, in his own words:Prince Philip: 90 of the Duke of Edinburgh’s most excruciating commentsIndependent (UK)...
04-09-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By wgscott

That is ultimately what I am after. I have short...

That is ultimately what I am after. I have short legs, so I have to worry about these things more than most.
04-09-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 127
Posted By wgscott

Berthoud saddle bag question

If you have a Berthoud Saddlebag, with the KlickFix attachment, what is the distance indicated by the red line?

...
04-09-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By wgscott

LOL I suspect the burn is to cover something...

LOL

I suspect the burn is to cover something up, or a harf-arzed attempt at a carbon fibre repair.
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By wgscott

I had one as a kid. ...

I had one as a kid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6s5rlCHZuSY
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By wgscott

Trailer hitch bumper, for both times that the...

Trailer hitch bumper, for both times that the bike rack wasn't attached.

It makes great garage art.
04-08-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 830
Posted By wgscott

Yup. Pretty much any time I am "sharing" the...

Yup. Pretty much any time I am "sharing" the road with a pickup truck.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 659
Posted By wgscott

Get rid of all of those reflectors on the...

Get rid of all of those reflectors on the Peugeot, replace the saddle, set fire to the dork disc, and it will weigh less than the crackandfail.
Forum: Foo
04-08-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 625
Posted By wgscott

February must have been especially hard. ...

February must have been especially hard.

Sorry about the girlfriend. You will feel better after you buy another bike.
04-08-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,512
Posted By wgscott

They aren't a tire company. They are a boutique...

They aren't a tire company. They are a boutique vendor. The tire company that makes the tires is Panaracer. The Rene Herse people come up with the tire specs and test the prototypes and final...
04-08-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,512
Posted By wgscott

The "alternative facts" in this case are backed...

The "alternative facts" in this case are backed up by data that contradict the functional equivalent of fakebook rumors and old wives' tales.

There are some very worthwile threads here on...
04-07-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 262
Posted By wgscott

The important thing is that you pull the chain...

The important thing is that you pull the chain off and put it on the same cog.

Having said that, I have my Di2 set up such that I can cross-chain with impunity.


You might want to try it with...
04-06-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By wgscott

Although I biked every day when I lived in...

Although I biked every day when I lived in England (Cambridge), I never had any rides that remotely approached anything like that.
04-06-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

The last four years, as well as the pandemic,...

The last four years, as well as the pandemic, makes it clear that this is the case for a sizable fraction of the U.S. population. Facts simply no longer matter.
04-05-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 179
Posted By wgscott

If you mean Apple Watch, there is this: ...

If you mean Apple Watch, there is this:

https://npe-inc.com/heartbeatz/
04-05-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,395
Posted By wgscott

1. Welcome to Bike Forums. You will find...

1. Welcome to Bike Forums. You will find everyone here is extremely friendly and helpful.

2. I absolutely despise all colors.
04-05-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By wgscott

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04-05-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 851
Posted By wgscott

By miraculous coincidence, this just bubbled up: ...

By miraculous coincidence, this just bubbled up: https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/603537-why-do-shops-buy-crappy-park-torque-wrenches.html
04-05-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 16,484
Posted By wgscott

Just out of curiosity, what year is it where you...

Just out of curiosity, what year is it where you live?
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By wgscott

I tried to donate my classical CD collection to...

I tried to donate my classical CD collection to the library, but they won't take them for copywrong reasons. (I think this isn't at all specific to classical, but it is what I tried to donate.)
04-05-21, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By wgscott

There is art beyond bike porn.

There is art beyond bike porn.
04-05-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By wgscott

This is a bit of a stretch, but maybe someone...

This is a bit of a stretch, but maybe someone decided to try using oatmeal as a tubeless sealant, but inside a tube?

Check the handlebar grips for Micky-D catsup packets.
04-05-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 323
Posted By wgscott

Did you buy the bike from Fred Beckey?

Did you buy the bike from Fred Beckey?
04-05-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 274
Posted By wgscott

NYT: A Cyclist on the English Landscape

THE WORLD THROUGH A LENS
A Cyclist on the English LandscapeGrounded by the pandemic, a travel photographer spent the year pedaling the roads around his home, resulting in a series of poetic...
04-05-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

Yet you think Facebook is a source of accurate...

Yet you think Facebook is a source of accurate information?

Are you ever able to accept that you are wrong about something?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 924
Posted By wgscott

I use it as a lip-balm and (as recommended by the...

I use it as a lip-balm and (as recommended by the manufacturer) to flush out my Chris King ring drive.
04-04-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Snopes > Fakebook
Forum: Foo
04-04-21, 12:05 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By wgscott

I can't reliably hear any difference between a...

I can't reliably hear any difference between a high-bitrate (eg 320 ) mp3 and a lossless file, but I still want my music library to be as lossless as possible. Occassionally the compression...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By wgscott

With due respect, I think you might be missing...

With due respect, I think you might be missing his point: If you rip the CD to a lossless codec, then you haven't discarded any information when/if you trash the CD. If you save them only as...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By wgscott

flac has the advantage of having an internal...

flac has the advantage of having an internal checksum so you can make sure you aren't losing anything due to "bitrot".
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 640
Posted By wgscott

wav files may or may not be lossless, but they...

wav files may or may not be lossless, but they contain no metadata.
mp3 files are always lossy.

Re-rip them all as FLAC, ALAC, or to some other lossless codec that allows inclusion of metadata.
...
04-03-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,011
Posted By wgscott

Shouldn't this be in the Mountain Bikes subforum?

Shouldn't this be in the Mountain Bikes subforum?
04-03-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

Over six facebook posts? Then indeed it is...

Over six facebook posts? Then indeed it is established with metaphysical certitude.
04-03-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,663
Posted By wgscott

I always look to Facebook to get the most...

I always look to Facebook to get the most accurate and authentic information.
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