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Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

I worked in a little gas station "drive through...

I worked in a little gas station "drive through box" while in college. Met my future wife one morning, so it wasn't all bad...

I delivered pizza and worked pizza joints for years. All of them but...
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 445
Posted By Juan Foote

Another thing I would point out. I know Ford does...

Another thing I would point out. I know Ford does this, not sure about Toyota, yet. All the new Ford trucks have this feature where they shut off when you stop, then quickly start when you go again....
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 578
Posted By Juan Foote

If you are anywhere near "the city" it's best to...

If you are anywhere near "the city" it's best to live catch, cage, and feed possums known food for a bit. Actually not bad. Not great. I would eat one readily before being hungry.
Forum: Foo
10-18-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

I left out most of my restaurant experience. Much...

I left out most of my restaurant experience. Much of it was decent within what is often a crap field. I worked several 'corporate kitchens' and a couple of 'high end' places....went to culinary...
Forum: Foo
10-14-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 391
Posted By Juan Foote

My cousin and I were hunting as kids on grandpas...

My cousin and I were hunting as kids on grandpas farm. There was a section that had a lot of large boulders and as my cousin and myself sat there a bobcat walked out onto a rock above us and growled...
10-14-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,120
Posted By Juan Foote

Some years ago one of the club rides had been...

Some years ago one of the club rides had been having issue with a pack of dogs and in particular one dog being quite aggressive at a particular spot in the ride. A Group so they went pretty fast. One...
10-13-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 696
Posted By Juan Foote

I have purchased several bikes off BD that have...

I have purchased several bikes off BD that have worked out wonderfully. Gravity is not a bad bike, and have purchased one for a friend.
Make sure that you check the build over. Shortcomings include...
Forum: Foo
10-12-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By Juan Foote

fify

fify
10-12-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 866
Posted By Juan Foote

Wow. My highest year is something a bit...

Wow.

My highest year is something a bit over 4K miles, logged.
As a kid I used to ride on a bike every second that I wasn't doing something else or resting from doing so. I rode everywhere, all...
10-12-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,120
Posted By Juan Foote

I appreciate the mention. I have been on my bike...

I appreciate the mention. I have been on my bike so little as of late that I almost feel guilty posting to a cycling forum. The spiders are enjoying them.
10-12-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 467
Posted By Juan Foote

My road bike needs the air topped every...

My road bike needs the air topped every subsequent daily ride. I try to be very specific about the pressure in those tires, as well as the comment above cause wise.
My city bike I have often just...
10-11-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,419
Posted By Juan Foote

I would suggest that it's according to WHERE in a...

I would suggest that it's according to WHERE in a geographical sense that you will be touring. It is my understanding that in many worldly locales outside the US and western Europe that vintage parts...
10-11-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 281,581
Posted By Juan Foote

Adrift-2018 A movie about a couple, sailors,...

Adrift-2018

A movie about a couple, sailors, who were ferrying a boat from Tahiti to San Diego and got caught in Hurricane Raymond. It's a many times done over storyline but the cinematography...
10-11-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,900
Posted By Juan Foote

Likely the best use case for an Early Boxer....

Likely the best use case for an Early Boxer. PITAPOS
10-11-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 384
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, I went into a local bike store, now closed,...

Lol, I went into a local bike store, now closed, and asked them for some assembly paste. The mechanic on duty was one of their young fellows and he stood there and argued in the face of Google...
Forum: Foo
10-10-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, a friend and I got turned on to a job with a...

Lol, a friend and I got turned on to a job with a company that did the sheet aluminum siding like that, and also window cleaning. It was a super small company with a big work load and the pay was...
Forum: Foo
10-10-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

I feel the opposite in a way. I don't like to...

I feel the opposite in a way. I don't like to work for companies THAT small, but I have a distain for working with Corporate entities with their blind rulings and immovable policies. Always felt like...
10-09-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Juan Foote

This is absolutely true.

This is absolutely true.
10-09-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,047
Posted By Juan Foote

The sound of my freewheel as I coast,...

The sound of my freewheel as I coast, particularly down a hill. The alone time without a phone. The scenery.
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

I worked with a carpet layer, friends father for...

I worked with a carpet layer, friends father for a short time. One of the jobs I put a hole in the front door of an apt. with the carpet roll as I came in. They were hollow core, standard size door....
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, I worked for a bakery at one point that was...

Lol, I worked for a bakery at one point that was at the time the supplier for all the local Durden Steak and Ale and Olive Garden locations bread and desserts. In the mornings I would come in and...
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,543
Posted By Juan Foote

Your best job, your worst job?

I have a very myriad employment history over the years. It wasn't until I was in my late 20's that I found the field I am in now, and have held quite a few long terms of employment.

I think my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,941
Posted By Juan Foote

Lol, when I was a kid of about 15 I came into a...

Lol, when I was a kid of about 15 I came into a bit of money from a relative. I wanted a really nice sound system. Went to one of the better audiophile level stores in the area and lucked up on a...
Forum: Southeast
10-09-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Posted By Juan Foote

Glenn, I hope y'all have a great time. You can...

Glenn, I hope y'all have a great time. You can check for updates here: https://www.silvercometga.com/
10-09-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 381
Posted By Juan Foote

I am guessing OP didn't take the advice well?

I am guessing OP didn't take the advice well?
10-09-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 535
Posted By Juan Foote

Upper right of page header is a tab marked "Log...

Upper right of page header is a tab marked "Log Out".

If you use that, and don't come back it won't matter anyway. ;)
10-09-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,120
Posted By Juan Foote

My username "Juan Foote" is from the result of my...

My username "Juan Foote" is from the result of my moto accident. I won't go into that here.

Worst bicycle wreck was off the start gate at a BMX race. I was attempting to time the christmas tree...
Forum: Foo
10-08-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

There are a couple of the "pay to play" hunt...

There are a couple of the "pay to play" hunt clubs around this area. One of them, in particular, does a fox hunt where they capture a fox, bring to the property, and then set it loose for the hunt in...
Forum: Foo
10-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

I was going to mention to one of the above...

I was going to mention to one of the above posters...

Skin that squirrel and put him on a spit over the fire with some Bullseye BBQ sauce. YUM!
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 878
Posted By Juan Foote

So far as I am aware the only way to properly...

So far as I am aware the only way to properly reset such devices is via iTunes app, a computer, and the proper log in to the device in question. Heaven forbid that Apple make anything you paid for...
Forum: Foo
10-01-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, it is astounding how perceptive they are to...

Yes, it is astounding how perceptive they are to danger. I hunt my yard in season with a bow. Right this moment I guarantee I could walk out and there are likely 12-15 of them laying in the woodline....
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

I very much enjoy hunting other humans with a...

I very much enjoy hunting other humans with a paintball marker.
Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

We start crossing over into the whole discussion...

We start crossing over into the whole discussion about how our way of life is out of harmony with nature. We should be a part of the food chain. We should be susceptible to the same natural dangers...
Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

Applause Human interaction has removed the...

Applause

Human interaction has removed the predator aspect of the circle of life. Aside from hunting, which is a marginal aspect of wildlife population control, and cars (also marginal), there are...
Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

C & H add a nice touch to any thread.

C & H add a nice touch to any thread.
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,144
Posted By Juan Foote

How do you feel about hunting?

Hunting for food?

Hunting for trophy?


It was always an integral part of the culture in my upbringing. A lot of my family and friends do, I have but don't particularly actively seek to do so...
09-28-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Juan Foote

My first half decent road bike was a Black World...

My first half decent road bike was a Black World Sport. It was a darned good riding bike. I liked it so much that I got my mom one some years later when she was trying to do some healthy stuff. It...
09-28-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Juan Foote

Every bike rack at every train station in town...

Every bike rack at every train station in town looks JUST like this, with multiple skeletons hanging. I have noted that even with bikes that appear to be getting used, that the owners will take away...
09-28-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 759
Posted By Juan Foote

Had quite a few BMX bikes stolen over the years....

Had quite a few BMX bikes stolen over the years. Almost all of them the direct result of leaving unattended for a moment, or being around bad folks.

The first time my bike was stolen was out of...
09-28-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 2,704
Views: 281,581
Posted By Juan Foote

When these came out they were epic. A showcase of...

When these came out they were epic. A showcase of current tech and at that specific point in time were quite amazing. Time has not been kind.
If you are into it, the books for these are VERY good.
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 730
Posted By Juan Foote

We were at a festival years back where the...

We were at a festival years back where the centerpiece to the property was a couple of small ponds. We borrowed a small boat and went out gigging frogs one of the evenings. The next day we had a fat...
Forum: Foo
09-28-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 730
Posted By Juan Foote

I had completely forgotten about those! I think...

I had completely forgotten about those!
I think you just gave me PTSD....:(
09-27-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,065
Posted By Juan Foote

Sine we aren't telling first bike for Christmas...

Sine we aren't telling first bike for Christmas stories...

When I was little I was snooping through some old stuff my dad had and found his old bikes. Among them was a MUCH newer "10 speed" that I...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Juan Foote

For the price difference I think I would take a...

For the price difference I think I would take a look for the latest acting agent phone number, stay up late (or early as the case may be) and see if you can discuss the apparent misunderstanding.
Replies: 13
Views: 1,090
Posted By Juan Foote

In my opinion, reading through this...it appears...

In my opinion, reading through this...it appears that there is some miscommunication between the 11th where they ask you to provide pictures of the bike cut in half. It seems obvious to ME that is...
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 730
Posted By Juan Foote

Along the vein of the post....potted meat...

Along the vein of the post....potted meat product. That and some saltine crackers. It was one of my mom's favorite junky things to eat and I recalled it fondly until trying it again years later. Salt...
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,155
Posted By Juan Foote

Make sure you check the date. It does expire. ...

Make sure you check the date. It does expire.

I am certainly positive it works. I have an old vet bill to prove it. Our pup went around for a while eating the dead freds....
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,155
Posted By Juan Foote

I use a product from Ortho called Home Defense....

I use a product from Ortho called Home Defense. It is effective against EVERYTHING (including your pets) so you have to be judicious in it's application and keep your animals and children out of it...
Forum: Foo
09-27-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 907
Posted By Juan Foote

Our local bank (was) small and privately owned....

Our local bank (was) small and privately owned. They were SO SO on top of card usage. I have noted that the new company that bought them out seems to be following suit. I actually have to call these...
Forum: Foo
09-26-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,536
Posted By Juan Foote

You are exactly right, and I fall back to the...

You are exactly right, and I fall back to the last line, first paragraph of my reply. I also think you were tricked/phished, etc. I was almost sure I saw your reply that you had researched and it was...
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