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02-23-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 215
Posted By FiftySix

In my limited anecdotal experience, since we're...

In my limited anecdotal experience, since we're talking bikes with single front and rear sprockets . . .

My bike with a 3/32" chainring and rear sprocket turning an IGH with a 3/32" chain, made...
Forum: Foo
02-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 368
Views: 23,539
Posted By FiftySix

Florida teacher washed out student’s mouth with...

Florida teacher washed out student’s mouth with hand sanitizer (https://apnews.com/22abc6ce2f4098a705ca7dd877bac2ba)
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida middle school teacher has been suspended...
Forum: Foo
02-22-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/643x550/palindrome_37f22f5d502025940adb9a7bd15ad63fc6243fcb.jpg
Forum: Commuting
02-21-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,714
Posted By FiftySix

I do it all year long and have been doing so for...

I do it all year long and have been doing so for at least 4 or 5 years. It should be local (as possible) unfiltered (raw) honey to have the proper effect.

I have a teaspoon in each cup of coffee...
02-21-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 43,332
Posted By FiftySix

I've never heard that term before. I am educated...

I've never heard that term before. I am educated yet again. :P
02-21-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,984
Posted By FiftySix

Same here when I ran keeping fit for soccer. Dark...

Same here when I ran keeping fit for soccer. Dark asphalt seemed to feel hotter on summer days.
02-21-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,984
Posted By FiftySix

Most neighborhood streets here are concrete....

Most neighborhood streets here are concrete. Nothing softer, just a more level, yet crowned, experience. Allows for shuffle feet running.

Still, runners ought to be able to make a decision to get...
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 417
Posted By FiftySix

If I had to go long term with one set of...

If I had to go long term with one set of ingredients, it would probably be:

Tortillas, beef, pinto beans, Mexican style white cheese, lettuce, onion, tomatoes, Cholula, rice, cilantro . . .
...
02-19-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 43,332
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like I-Like-To-Bike nailed the first...

Looks like I-Like-To-Bike nailed the first request.
Forum: Foo
02-19-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 417
Posted By FiftySix

Live on? How long? Day, week, month?

Live on? How long? Day, week, month?
02-19-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,984
Posted By FiftySix

The Burbs. Why is it that people that go for a...

The Burbs. Why is it that people that go for a walk in the 'burbs like to walk in the street instead of on the sidewalk? Walking dogs, walking with a baby stroller, etc. etc.

In my own burbs, one...
02-19-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,984
Posted By FiftySix

Around here, that simply means cars usually won't...

Around here, that simply means cars usually won't be doing more than 55 to 60 mph. :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 595
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like you have an escapee caught on your...

Looks like you have an escapee caught on your security camera. :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 595
Posted By FiftySix

Only in 10 states, as far as I know....

Only in 10 states, as far as I know. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Container_deposit_legislation_in_the_United_States

Back in the day, I remember getting back glass soda bottle deposit money here...
02-17-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,984
Posted By FiftySix

Yep, nothing like sidewalks with roots underneath...

Yep, nothing like sidewalks with roots underneath to push up individual sections by a few inches. Or small sinkholes from water drainage problems. It's not much different than offroading, especially...
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 658
Posted By FiftySix

My decade. I'm turning 55 this coming Sunday, and...

My decade. I'm turning 55 this coming Sunday, and I have a Mazda 5 minivan. :lol:
02-17-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,984
Posted By FiftySix

Yes, I do jump onto sidewalks when traffic is...

Yes, I do jump onto sidewalks when traffic is heavy or if cars are acting unpredictably and may come into my path. It's just so much easier for me to make the decision in advance to get out of those...
02-17-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 43,332
Posted By FiftySix

Those are yuge. Next? :)

Those are yuge. Next? :)
Forum: Foo
02-17-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 658
Posted By FiftySix

I don't know your age, but in my mid-30s I...

I don't know your age, but in my mid-30s I learned how to sleep bolt upright in a chair with armrests. So, reclining car seats are pure heaven in comparison. :D
02-17-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By FiftySix

Too cool. If only I was over there to see it in...

Too cool. If only I was over there to see it in person. :)
02-16-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 43,332
Posted By FiftySix

I just now noticed that "kickstand". It seems you...

I just now noticed that "kickstand". It seems you must have at least a half dozen waiting for you in your riding area. :D
02-16-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 677
Views: 43,332
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like you're caught up, TooOldandSlow. If...

Looks like you're caught up, TooOldandSlow. If you can bag a current mission, you get to choose the next mission. :)

Current mission is: https://www.bikeforums.net/21329851-post586.html
02-16-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 677
Views: 43,332
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x563/gas_pipe_1_5ec224410dbccacbe824339f2a0d2f5ff5c3d045.jpg
Above: Three pipes, One sign.
Below: Three signs for the same three pipes...
02-13-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,456
Views: 229,635
Posted By FiftySix

The other night, I watched The Place Beyond the...

The other night, I watched The Place Beyond the Pines (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Place_Beyond_the_Pines).

I really thought I hadn't seen this movie before, so I hit "play".

Then as I...
02-12-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

I love riding my single speed bike, but when the...

I love riding my single speed bike, but when the wind picks up I almost always wuss out and pick my 8 speed IGH bike for that day.
:speedy:​
02-11-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

Talk about mashing. :twitchy:

Talk about mashing. :twitchy:
02-11-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

Wow. If my town had reporters like that, all news...

Wow. If my town had reporters like that, all news would be interesting. :D
Forum: Foo
02-10-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 234
Posted By FiftySix

I loved the WWII show as the 11 to 13 year old me...

I loved the WWII show as the 11 to 13 year old me when that show was new. It's not the same at all seeing it as a 50+ year old adult.

Now, the Wild Wild West, I definitely liked that TV show more...
02-10-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

Did y'all see the handlebars mounted to the bag...

Did y'all see the handlebars mounted to the bag frames at the vomit area? The really did think of everything. :D
02-10-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

BTW, I wouldn't want to get by a fish no matter...

BTW, I wouldn't want to get by a fish no matter the method.

https://youtu.be/T8XeDvKqI4E
02-10-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

Glad to know you didn't stay out in the full...

Glad to know you didn't stay out in the full strength of the storm, Stadjer. I can only imagine trying to stay upright on a bicycle. I've done it on motorcycles where you lean hard into the crosswind...
02-09-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 348
Posted By FiftySix

Nice fix ups, spinnanz. :thumb:

Nice fix ups, spinnanz. :thumb:
02-09-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

I think I'd rig a sail and head downwind. ...

I think I'd rig a sail and head downwind.

:speedy:
02-09-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 815
Posted By FiftySix

Riders in the storm: Dutch cyclists brave Storm Ciara

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands (AP) Call them riders in the storm.

"While much of northern Europe hunkered down Sunday and hoped that Storm Ciara would blow over quickly with its hurricane-force...
Forum: Foo
02-08-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 10,482
Views: 2,154,732
Posted By FiftySix

Yup, need a full-auto quarter pistol with a $10...

Yup, need a full-auto quarter pistol with a $10 capacity magazine. Might be good for a one-way trip in this city. :D
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 198
Posted By FiftySix

Sunday mornings anytime before the last church...

Sunday mornings anytime before the last church services let out.

Probably the lightest traffic gets here while the sun is out.
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 437
Posted By FiftySix

Yep, measured from the centerline of each wheel. ...

Yep, measured from the centerline of each wheel.

BTW, for car's with that speed potential, it sure was a good thing that the 55mph US National Speed Limit came to be. I can't imagine taking an old...
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,370
Posted By FiftySix

Since this thread brings up electric cars, I...

Since this thread brings up electric cars, I think I could entertain the idea of an electric truck. Except, the electric trucks in the article linked below sure don't seem like they are for the...
Forum: Foo
02-07-20, 03:14 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,370
Posted By FiftySix

I wish small trucks were still available in the...

I wish small trucks were still available in the USA. Seems like all the small trucks grew up into mid-size trucks that cost nearly as much to feed as a full size truck.

What I like trucks for is...
02-07-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,445
Posted By FiftySix

That's something my wife would actually ride with...

That's something my wife would actually ride with me. Of course, I'd still be doing all the pedaling. :D
02-07-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,445
Posted By FiftySix

I've never "tandem'd". Considering my...

I've never "tandem'd".

Considering my several years experience owning a 2+ seat canoe, I never will tandem with my wife, or anyone else in my family. I was always the motor and steerer pulling...
Forum: Foo
02-06-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By FiftySix

So tempting. I'd have to buy another HOTAS,...

So tempting. I'd have to buy another HOTAS, pedals, and TrackIr to enjoy it properly. :)
Forum: Foo
02-06-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By FiftySix

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Foo
02-06-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By FiftySix

Arrrgh. Gotta log in to see. :o

Arrrgh. Gotta log in to see. :o
02-05-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 518
Posted By FiftySix

That is retro. From the webpage, it appears you...

That is retro. From the webpage, it appears you can use your tablet to "Ride through a mid-century town while delivering newspapers, smashing lawn gnomes, and avoiding neighborhood dogs!" :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By FiftySix

RIP Mr. Douglas. My favorite film he was in...

RIP Mr. Douglas.

My favorite film he was in is Paths of Glory.

https://www.imdb.com/video/vi29210137
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By FiftySix

I was addicted to those games in the early 2000s....

I was addicted to those games in the early 2000s. I still have all the IL2 franchise games up to "46", but gave away my controls like an idiot. I'd like to try it again someday. :)
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,370
Posted By FiftySix

A very good point.

A very good point.
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,156
Posted By FiftySix

Craziest most fun? I was fairly mundane and I am...

Craziest most fun? I was fairly mundane and I am downright boring now.

Ages 18 to 30 something were my "fun" days . . .

- Ages 20 to 22 ('85 - '87) I was a student pilot flying Cessna 152s. I...
Forum: Foo
02-05-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,370
Posted By FiftySix

Considering rural people typically have much less...

Considering rural people typically have much less income (and less expenses) than urbanites, that would effectively kill rural living except for the wealthy.

So, if AI takes over farming or...
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