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07-05-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

I don't think you can claim I am making...

I don't think you can claim I am making assumptions based on imagination where you are going comparing this to the Black Plague. This is nothing in comparison to that. Not apples to apples.

At...
07-05-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Realist = defeatist and we are going gain herd...

Realist = defeatist and we are going gain herd immunity without having had it, or without an effective vaccine?

You need a cup of coffee.
07-05-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Juan Foote

Not sure. Have a rabbits foot? Seriously, I...

Not sure. Have a rabbits foot?

Seriously, I cannot count the number of solitary rusty bike frames you see around Atlanta with a nice lock holding it to the rack or whatever...no other parts...
07-05-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Yeah, I am not anti-vax or anything, but not sure...

Yeah, I am not anti-vax or anything, but not sure that I would feel confident in a newly emergent one. I also don't do the Flu shot (any more). It has, in every case I have done so, seemed to be...
07-05-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

IDK, I suppose the juxtaposition in this is that...

IDK, I suppose the juxtaposition in this is that there are people with a twisted enough process to see the positive in this running it's course in a natural way while we continue with life and...
07-05-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

The current objective seems to be that we can...

The current objective seems to be that we can just wait this out and wreck the world economy to "maybe" save some lives. CERTAINLY to slow the load on health care which arguably is saving lives based...
07-05-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 293
Posted By Juan Foote

I always recommend to people looking for an urban...

I always recommend to people looking for an urban bike that will be out of sight to go to the co-op and find something that works and is already spray painted and ugly. IF you cannot keep this bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Juan Foote

In my own case I can rarely find a shop with a...

In my own case I can rarely find a shop with a bike (size) I am interested in, in stock or even available within a driving distance nearby. I ride 58+ according to geometry.

As you mention you...
07-05-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 106
Posted By Juan Foote

On that upper one would probably just chase the...

On that upper one would probably just chase the threads with a tap and see what's left. Unless there is a value there beyond what I am thinking, would probably choose a decent popular pedal and...
07-05-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 511
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not saying the dictionary is wrong as far as...

I am not saying the dictionary is wrong as far as helping define to a point of understanding the meaning of the word. Any CYCLIST will realize there is more to it than JUST riding a bike, regardless...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 175
Posted By Juan Foote

TBH the boots on the ground answer here is to...

TBH the boots on the ground answer here is to ride bikes.

If you are already a cyclist and have ridden you should be at least mildly aware of what bikes you liked and for what reasons. From that...
07-05-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 511
Posted By Juan Foote

I think there may be some confusion as to the ACT...

I think there may be some confusion as to the ACT of cycling and being a cyclist. Not the same. Simply using a conveyance of bicycle doesn't instantly make you a cyclist, even though they are cycling.
07-05-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

^Interesting quotes/links above 3alarmer ...

^Interesting quotes/links above 3alarmer

thanks
07-05-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Aside from the compassion arguments being thrown...

Aside from the compassion arguments being thrown around. The world is severely over populated and I just am not sure where I see even a couple of billion people not being here any longer bad for the...
07-05-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 301
Posted By Juan Foote

Probably already been said a few times.... ...

Probably already been said a few times....

Where is comes to on bike comfort and stability for my (foot) I prefer my Shimano 105's. The ONLY thing I don't care for with them is there is almost no...
07-04-20, 09:56 AM
Forum: Touring
07-04-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 688
Posted By Juan Foote

My own level of concern on this would be a direct...

My own level of concern on this would be a direct relation to where I was going to be travelling, and making the calls right up to the moment of travel based on what is likely to be open and...
07-04-20, 09:43 AM
07-04-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Getting past the emotional aspect of it...there...

Getting past the emotional aspect of it...there have been quite a few theories based on a better mankind by way of genetics. Some of them well received and still have a following, and some of them...
07-04-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Don't take me wrong, per se. Modern medicine and...

Don't take me wrong, per se. Modern medicine and science are a wonderful thing that has increased the quality of life for everyone. We have come to find that many relatively minor maladies are easily...
07-04-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

I would like to address this individually though....

I would like to address this individually though.

Humans, and the animals/plants that we meddle with are interfering with natural selection.
Normally speaking, if you are sick, weak,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By Juan Foote

In my own opinion....find a big residential...

In my own opinion....find a big residential neighborhood, big industrial park, or cart paths, bike paths...something like that. Riding out on the open road surpassed my danger meter some years ago....
07-04-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Well yeah. Mankind LIVED with and accepted that...

Well yeah. Mankind LIVED with and accepted that there were things we could not prevent or help. Up until recent history it was attributed to things like upsetting the gods, bad smells,...
07-04-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Actually feel pretty certain that we had it in...

Actually feel pretty certain that we had it in Dec. Unfortunately we have asked for antibody tests from our GP and as of yet they have no tests to administer. Son got really sick at work and then we...
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Juan Foote

Oh, I agree whole heartedly. Unfortunately the...

Oh, I agree whole heartedly. Unfortunately the wife is half the equation and her vote apparently counts more than mine.

This is the second such serious occurrence over the years and she is just as...
07-04-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes and I am going to tell the whole wo......

Yes and I am going to tell the whole wo......
07-04-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

Well, that's the "official" storyline,...

Well, that's the "official" storyline, anyway.
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Juan Foote

Message is a bit unclear, but I am going to go...

Message is a bit unclear, but I am going to go with your saying (we) were lucky...and you are darned right about that. WAY too close!
07-04-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,167
Posted By Juan Foote

How long are we going to continue to play like we can stop this?

Here is man pretending like we can control "nature"**. This bug is out. It's mutating. It appears that all we are doing by running around with masks is setting ourselves a future pandemic...
Forum: Foo
07-04-20, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Juan Foote

About 30 seconds out of a house fire last night

Had some family over, having a grill out. We had been out in the garage and drive popping some fire crackers. A couple of smokers present. We had all come in for a moment to wait for it to get darker...
07-03-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 423
Posted By Juan Foote

You may have said it and I didn't note, but try a...

You may have said it and I didn't note, but try a bit of oil at each spoke intersection. I had this issue with a set of wheels that ended up needing sent back to the factory.

Lol, I know you bike...
07-03-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 332
Posted By Juan Foote

TBH the way this year has been going so far, and...

TBH the way this year has been going so far, and the constant casual mentions in news and on science about sightings and signals...I am totally waiting on the reveal. I feel like one of those funky...
07-02-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 538
Views: 60,986
Posted By Juan Foote

Queen of the South. Think this one was/is on the...

Queen of the South. Think this one was/is on the USA Network.

Totally off my radar in that I had scrolled past it a million times in Netflix. One of my work buddies asked me if I watched and...
07-02-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,050
Posted By Juan Foote

I have to say that I also enjoy that movie quite...

I have to say that I also enjoy that movie quite a bit. It's visually entertaining, got a great story line, imaginative, great bad guys. One of the parts that really resonate with me is the avatar...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,844
Posted By Juan Foote

Please allow for some difference in advertised...

Please allow for some difference in advertised group speed and actual, particularly in light of what part of the season it is. Almost every group I have ever ridden with was faster than what they...
Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 559
Posted By Juan Foote

We got a good enough harvest of beans over a week...

We got a good enough harvest of beans over a week span for a great pot. The variety we grew last time seemed to just keep on producing. It appears that these are pretty much petered out.
I got two...
06-27-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,601
Posted By Juan Foote

Straight up, for that age group I would have gone...

Straight up, for that age group I would have gone to the BBS (or better yet, Goodwill, yard sale, etc.) and picked something cheap. Taken it home and made sure it was assembled correctly and let...
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By Juan Foote

Funny enough one of the people I have known the...

Funny enough one of the people I have known the longest....mostly just by circumstance....doesn't and he is a freak. One of my wife's friends had been single a long time, and he has been single a...
Forum: Foo
06-27-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,023
Posted By Juan Foote

I remember when I was a kid and cared that people...

I remember when I was a kid and cared that people thought I might be masturbating (every time the wind blew). Then as you get older you realize basically everyone is doing it and just pretending like...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,446
Posted By Juan Foote

This makes perfect sense. Thank you? :shifty:

This makes perfect sense. Thank you? :shifty:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,446
Posted By Juan Foote

Sorry for ambulance chasing...such that I recall...

Sorry for ambulance chasing...such that I recall seeing him post a lot, then not. I wasn't in touch with or in the know enough about him as to reasonings. I wouldn't think that anyone who has been...
06-25-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,585
Views: 265,050
Posted By Juan Foote

I actually thought the movie would have...

I actually thought the movie would have benefitted greatly from Daniel Craig not really poorly attempting and executing the Col. Sanders type accent. It was forced and felt utterly distracting the...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 473
Posted By Juan Foote

Insulations properties are due to being airy (so...

Insulations properties are due to being airy (so to speak) with lots of space inside to present a slowing effect to temperature changes. Over time gravity causes the collapse of the fiber, the airy...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 06:53 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 473
Posted By Juan Foote

I am not convinced that you will find ANY modern...

I am not convinced that you will find ANY modern system that will last like an old one did. According to whether the leak is at a connection, or within one of the coils/fins somewhere. I would...
Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,632
Posted By Juan Foote

It appears that Overwatch takes almost nothing to...

It appears that Overwatch takes almost nothing to run.

CPU: Intel Core i3 or AMD Phenom X3 8650.
OS: Windows Vista/7/ 8/10 64-bit (latest Service Pack)
VIDEO CARD: Nvidia GeForce GTX 460, ATI...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,021
Posted By Juan Foote

My idea of a "hard climbfest" is what others...

My idea of a "hard climbfest" is what others would likely call the hill to get off their driveway.

A friend and I were on a ride in Atlanta just checking things out. Hit a hill over by West...
Forum: Foo
06-20-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By Juan Foote

I do wonder if they will erect some manner of...

I do wonder if they will erect some manner of remembrance....but then I guess they would be having to rescue people going to see it, instead.

Whatever your opinion of young Mr McCandless was...not...
06-18-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,321
Posted By Juan Foote

First off, don't consider a daily vitamin a...

First off, don't consider a daily vitamin a "supplement" per se, in light of a discussion like this. Nutritional additives and supplements to help enhance performance or strength are different things...
Forum: Foo
06-18-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 352
Posted By Juan Foote

I know for fact that Android will throw a message...

I know for fact that Android will throw a message and further shut themselves down if they get too hot. I can only imagine that iPhone have the same protections in place.

I found over years of...
06-18-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 585
Posted By Juan Foote

For short term deet strong enough for my lips to...

For short term deet strong enough for my lips to tingle.

For being in the woods for a few days, slap on a seresto collar, like around your ankle, a few days before going in. You may still get bit,...
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