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Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 08:01 PM
Replies: 2,393
Views: 88,701
Posted By FiftySix

Alternative methods of play try to increase...

Alternative methods of play try to increase participation by creating excitement.
Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 8,337
Views: 806,372
Posted By FiftySix

Ewww, Ewww, Ewww, and Ewww. :twitchy:

Ewww, Ewww, Ewww, and Ewww. :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10,361
Views: 2,111,974
Posted By FiftySix

Wish I had a bigger pic of this. ...

Wish I had a bigger pic of this.

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Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,393
Views: 88,701
Posted By FiftySix

I went to my son to tell him he's adopted. ...

I went to my son to tell him he's adopted.

The boy screams, "I knew it! I wanna see my real parents!"

I replied, "I am your real parent, son. But, pack your stuff, they're waiting."
12-07-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By FiftySix

BTW, Haro makes/made a direct competitor to the...

BTW, Haro makes/made a direct competitor to the Raleigh Redux. It is the Haro Beasley.

https://www.bicycling.com/bikes-gear/a26749684/haro-beasley-review/
...
12-07-19, 09:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By FiftySix

Sorry I missed this. I wish I had a Redux so I...

Sorry I missed this. I wish I had a Redux so I could give you good feedback.

All I can give you is feedback from the three bikes I've had over the last year and their tire widths.

One was a...
12-07-19, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 58
Posted By FiftySix

Adult coaster brake bikes are plenty of fun. Drop...

Adult coaster brake bikes are plenty of fun. Drop that tire pressure from 65 psi to something like 45 psi rear / 40 psi front for a true cruiser ride. :D
12-06-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 803
Posted By FiftySix

Indeed. Might as well just have this thread...

Indeed. Might as well just have this thread merged with that thread.
Forum: Foo
12-06-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 484
Posted By FiftySix

Hard to argue with that when considering amount...

Hard to argue with that when considering amount of square miles.

North America = 9,540,000 sq mi
Canada = 3,855,100 sq mi
USA = 3,717,813 sq mi in North America
Greenland = 836,330 sq mi...
Forum: Foo
12-06-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 10,361
Views: 2,111,974
Posted By FiftySix

Sure, I want a painting of an overpass to block...

Sure, I want a painting of an overpass to block my view of the ocean.

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12-06-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By FiftySix

Is that a rod operated front drum brake on a...

Is that a rod operated front drum brake on a Gazelle? Any chance it got out of adjustment and is dragging after the tire change? Same question for the rear brake.

Edit to add: With the tires off...
Forum: Foo
12-05-19, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 96
Posted By FiftySix

I was pretty much addicted to combat flight sims...

I was pretty much addicted to combat flight sims in the early 2000s. I think I finally unplugged from the IL2 franchise in 2008 or 2009.

I've thought of loading IL2 back on a computer, but I think...
12-05-19, 07:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 73
Posted By FiftySix

Nice ride. :thumb:

Nice ride. :thumb:
12-05-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 88
Posted By FiftySix

I wonder how those sellers can sell a bike with...

I wonder how those sellers can sell a bike with free shipping for around $80.00?

$80.00 is in range of normal bicycle shipping costs on eBay.

It would seem these bikes are basically given away...
12-05-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,076
Posted By FiftySix

The Metro National Building...

The Metro National Building...
12-05-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 5,680
Posted By FiftySix

I'd like to see that in a poll, just for...

I'd like to see that in a poll, just for curiosity's sake. Probably would have to include cycling or cyclists in the poll question.
12-04-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By FiftySix

Hard to say. Perhaps the OP currently has...

Hard to say. Perhaps the OP currently has something with low gears and bad bearings? The Walmart Schwinn the OP mentioned could be a single speed cruiser or BMX style bike for all I know. Should be...
12-04-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,076
Posted By FiftySix

Next mission? :foo:

Next mission? :foo:
12-04-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 5,680
Posted By FiftySix

Outrage indeed. Excuse me while I . . . ...

Outrage indeed. Excuse me while I . . .

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12-03-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By FiftySix

Are you going to ease your bike off curbs or go...

Are you going to ease your bike off curbs or go full speed off curbs?

I think the 35mm wide tires will do either, but my bike that came with 35mm wide tires I tend to ease off curbs because I...
Forum: Foo
12-03-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By FiftySix

Homemade tamales are so common here it seems any...

Homemade tamales are so common here it seems any workplace you go to has someone that brought in their aunt's or grandma's fresh made tamales. Almost always for sale and gifted away if you overbuy.
...
Forum: Foo
12-02-19, 08:28 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By FiftySix

I swear that looks like an avocado gone really,...

I swear that looks like an avocado gone really, really bad. :twitchy:
12-02-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 372
Posted By FiftySix

I'm a sucker for single chain ring bikes. I've...

I'm a sucker for single chain ring bikes. I've had my eye on the Redux line for a few years, but never made the purchase as I'd always go cheaper buying something used. Still, both of my current...
12-01-19, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 892
Posted By FiftySix

Losing trust in all veterans over something like...

Losing trust in all veterans over something like this is like losing trust in all school teachers for the actions of one bad school teacher.
12-01-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,071
Posted By FiftySix

​​​​​​Sounds like they wanted a credit ap to be...

​​​​​​Sounds like they wanted a credit ap to be filled out to help determine risk, and then followed with an order contract. I'm pretty sure a dealer wouldn't want to be stuck with a $14K bike in...
12-01-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 311
Posted By FiftySix

I can't make it through the link due to being a...

I can't make it through the link due to being a completed transaction?

Got another link?
12-01-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,076
Posted By FiftySix

What kind of drone jammer do ya have mounted to...

What kind of drone jammer do ya have mounted to your ride? :lol:
11-30-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,076
Posted By FiftySix

It depends on the seat/saddle design, I'm sure....

It depends on the seat/saddle design, I'm sure. It's too easy to derail an otherwise good thread with seat tilt comments, though.

No windmills near me that I know of, so I'll sit this round out....
11-30-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,076
Posted By FiftySix

Per flangehead, a windmill is the next mission....

Per flangehead, a windmill is the next mission. Wanna play?

:giver:
11-30-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,071
Posted By FiftySix

Yep. While riding hands free, the slope of the...

Yep. While riding hands free, the slope of the road generally makes my bikes track down to the road's edge, unless I make a correction with my body. Whether on the left or the right side of the crown...
11-30-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 11,076
Posted By FiftySix

Nice. How were the crowds? :D

Nice. How were the crowds? :D
11-28-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 169
Posted By FiftySix

I have no experience with Priority, but I do like...

I have no experience with Priority, but I do like the looks, specs, and features of that Classic Plus (https://www.prioritybicycles.com/products/priorityclassic2). It looks like you don't need to...
11-28-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,028
Posted By FiftySix

Still workin' on it. :50:

Still workin' on it.

:50:
11-28-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 324
Posted By FiftySix

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

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11-28-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By FiftySix

I believe my Norco CityGlide...

I believe my Norco CityGlide (https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x1001/80-dog_cat_bird_c2918296d1326d4582ac9e5d96bf1b3b482c2dad.jpg) with Nexus 8 hub is a commuter bike, but I...
Forum: Foo
11-27-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By FiftySix

I could've sworn Thanksgiving is a federal...

I could've sworn Thanksgiving is a federal holiday in the USA? You mean you have to work on Thanksgiving because your work doesn't give you the day off?

My brother works in petrochem and doesn't...
11-27-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,522
Posted By FiftySix

I'd love to have scratch free bikes. I don't...

I'd love to have scratch free bikes. I don't intend to scratch or damage any of my possessions, but stuff happens.

Of course, my current two bikes were bought "pre-owned" and came "pre-scratched"....
11-27-19, 08:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By FiftySix

Of course, there are citizens from many countries...

Of course, there are citizens from many countries in the Americas and those citizens are continental Americans.

However, when speaking of demonyms used to describe a nation's citizens and the...
11-27-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By FiftySix

It's the 6 piece (or more) main tube of unmatched...

It's the 6 piece (or more) main tube of unmatched diameter pipe of the Tallerico hob knobed together that seems like a joke or prank. They admit to making their creation out of scrap.

I'm sure...
11-27-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 266
Posted By FiftySix

Looks like a smaller black version of the same...

Looks like a smaller black version of the same rims on my last Schwinn cruiser, my wife's Schwinn cruiser, and my current Schwinn Willy...
11-27-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 623
Posted By FiftySix

Oooof. That main tube is a like a prank or a...

Oooof. That main tube is a like a prank or a joke. Tallerico Cycles' modern high-wheeler (http://www.handbuiltbicyclenews.com/c23-bicycles/237-tallerico-cycles-modern-high-wheeler)

Something...
11-27-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,028
Posted By FiftySix

Check that. I could use a decent frame mounted...

Check that. I could use a decent frame mounted tire pump.
11-27-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,249
Posted By FiftySix

Microlattice is back in the news. “Our...

Microlattice is back in the news.

“Our technology could revolutionize football, batting, bicycle, and motorcycle helmets, making them better at protecting the wearer and much easier to have on...
11-27-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,574
Posted By FiftySix

An electric bike with a user tunable automatic...

An electric bike with a user tunable automatic transmission? Looks like a nice ride.
11-27-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 8,949
Posted By FiftySix

Glad to hear you weren't seriously injured....

Glad to hear you weren't seriously injured. :thumb:

Not sure why you'd want to personally participate in bike crash theory just for this thread though. :D
11-27-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,028
Posted By FiftySix

Nothing bike related, but maybe a new...

Nothing bike related, but maybe a new refrigerator. The old one's compressor is on the brink of death. :(
11-27-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,552
Posted By FiftySix

Yeah, the continental Americans and the Americans...

Yeah, the continental Americans and the Americans by nationality otherwise known as 'Mericans or USA'ers. Not sure why anyone would disown you though. :D
11-27-19, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,574
Posted By FiftySix

Double hinged main tubes? Interesting.

Double hinged main tubes? Interesting.
11-27-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 244
Posted By FiftySix

Same here. :)

Same here. :)
Forum: Foo
11-27-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 665
Posted By FiftySix

If it's like last year, I'll be eating turkey for...

If it's like last year, I'll be eating turkey for at least three straight days. Hopefully with some ham and a bunch of home made side dishes from my wife and sister in law. :P
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