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10-18-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By FiftySix

For whatever reason, I either grab the front...

For whatever reason, I either grab the front brake or hit the coaster brake, but hardly use both at the same time. I do like the idea of using the coaster brake while riding no handed so that I can...
Forum: Foo
10-18-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 561
Posted By FiftySix

Supposed to be back to 89F here tomorrow. I...

Supposed to be back to 89F here tomorrow.

I sure hope to get in another ride this weekend.

Riding sure beats forum posting.

:50:
10-18-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By FiftySix

Similar to the Sram Automatix. 1.00 low and 1.36...

Similar to the Sram Automatix. 1.00 low and 1.36 high.

My Sram did not come with a coaster brake, looks like they quit making that version a while back. Kind of annoying as I'll lose a rear brake...
10-18-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 137
Posted By FiftySix

I just wanna know if those rear facing woofers...

I just wanna know if those rear facing woofers provide any thrust? :speedy:
10-18-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By FiftySix

It might be a while, but I need to get it done. ...

It might be a while, but I need to get it done.

I do like riding my red Schwinn (https://www.bikeforums.net/g/picture/15135054) as a single speed, but there are so many stop signs around here. I...
10-18-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,125
Posted By FiftySix

Black chainguards do seem to go reasonably well...

Black chainguards do seem to go reasonably well with red bikes. :)
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10-18-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By FiftySix

I want to hear feedback on that two speed. Is it...

I want to hear feedback on that two speed. Is it with or without coaster brake?

I have a brand spanking new SRAM Automatix 2-speed I bought a couple months ago that someday I'll be lacing into a...
Forum: Foo
10-18-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 561
Posted By FiftySix

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQUlA8Hcv4s ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aQUlA8Hcv4s

http://www.jefflynnesongs.com/mrbluesky/
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 561
Posted By FiftySix

I'm working at home today and I took a lunch...

I'm working at home today and I took a lunch break ride. It was about 65 degrees. Awesome. :speedy: :D
10-17-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By FiftySix

I keep meaning to read the 5 part series, but I...

I keep meaning to read the 5 part series, but I keep closing the tab I open. :cry:

I'll get around to it at some point. Thanks for the links. :)
Forum: Foo
10-17-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10,213
Views: 2,075,043
Posted By FiftySix

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x471/feeding_time_e1174ca29bf62bbb868d8418e8a2ae84383960e3.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,809
Views: 253,989
Posted By FiftySix

Probably back on eBay where you found your Seiko....

Probably back on eBay where you found your Seiko.

Seiko watch movements (https://www.ebay.com/b/Seiko-Mechanical-Automatic-Watch-Movements/57720/bn_73292023)
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 03:32 PM
Replies: 10,213
Views: 2,075,043
Posted By FiftySix

Tons of Toyota pickups here. Tundras (and...

Tons of Toyota pickups here. Tundras (and Tacomas) made and sold in Texas come with the sticker shown below on the rear window.
...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10,213
Views: 2,075,043
Posted By FiftySix

And virtually no Texan knows that as we think of...

And virtually no Texan knows that as we think of 1836 as the "Beginning" (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republic_of_Texas). Good search and find, though. :)



A time before cars. Exactamundo....
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

With rope around the neck or hooks through the...

With rope around the neck or hooks through the flesh?

The rope around the neck method is the easy way out and counted as a withdrawal. Might not hurt your GPA, either.

With the hook method, you...
Forum: Foo
10-16-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 981
Posted By FiftySix

And easy on the eyes if actually reading it. :50:

And easy on the eyes if actually reading it. :50:
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

I can't imagine getting hit with a cane. I wonder...

I can't imagine getting hit with a cane. I wonder if that was like getting hit with a switch (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Switch_(corporal_punishment))?

My dad (1936-2018) told me when he got in...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

I went to public school from 1st grade to 12th...

I went to public school from 1st grade to 12th here in Texas finishing up in May 1983. I got paddled in elementary school and high school. Somehow I never got paddled in middle school.

The term...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,241
Posted By FiftySix

Some fall color in Southeast Texas today. ...

Some fall color in Southeast Texas today.

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Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10,213
Views: 2,075,043
Posted By FiftySix

I found myself next to a time traveling Toyota...

I found myself next to a time traveling Toyota truck today. Apparently made in 1794. :foo:
...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,046
Posted By FiftySix

https://youtu.be/AgiLQ-vQnWM

https://youtu.be/AgiLQ-vQnWM
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 981
Posted By FiftySix

The cloud sure seemed to end personal ownership...

The cloud sure seemed to end personal ownership of many things and require subscription services.

I miss being able to own a licensed hard copy of Adobe Creative Suite. I mean I still do, but its...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 981
Posted By FiftySix

Indeed. Even DVDs for data are virtually unused...

Indeed. Even DVDs for data are virtually unused now.
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 981
Posted By FiftySix

They don't replant up there? One thing about...

They don't replant up there?

One thing about packaging I didn't touch on is if a product is made in China, the packaging is probably made in China as well. I wonder if the Chinese replant their...
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 07:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 981
Posted By FiftySix

Not discounting any pollution, but trees for...

Not discounting any pollution, but trees for paper are farmed. Just like a crop of corn.

Driving through the piney woods of east Texas one can see the "fields" of trees at different stages of...
10-14-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,808
Posted By FiftySix

Rule breaker! Wrong wheel! :D

Rule breaker! Wrong wheel! :D
10-13-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 317
Posted By FiftySix

Agree.

Agree.
10-13-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,314
Posted By FiftySix

Congrats! :thumb:

Congrats! :thumb:
10-13-19, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 754
Posted By FiftySix

The braking surface is etched beyond smooth...

The braking surface is etched beyond smooth braking, IMO. New wheel time, I'd say.

I had a cat that sprayed a steel tool box of mine several times decades ago. I still have the tool box, but the...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 10,213
Views: 2,075,043
Posted By FiftySix

Bo and Luke Duke at it again? :D

Bo and Luke Duke at it again? :D
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 631
Posted By FiftySix

Carbeques only, please. With the occupants...

Carbeques only, please. With the occupants standing safely outside waiting for the fire department, of course. :)
10-13-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By FiftySix

BTW, can you imagine what photos this fed up...

BTW, can you imagine what photos this fed up member (https://www.bikeforums.net/advocacy-safety/1185616-all-adult-bike-riders-illegally-riding-sidewalks.html) would have put up?
10-13-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By FiftySix

One only has to post 10 times over 48 hours in...

One only has to post 10 times over 48 hours in bicycle related forums. That's not hard to reach if one intends to participate in BF, IMO.
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 981
Posted By FiftySix

I had a 5 day a week subscription to the local...

I had a 5 day a week subscription to the local paper right up to 3 years ago.

I changed or the newspaper's content changed, but I found less and less I wanted to read in it. Too bad, as I had been...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By FiftySix

I got no dog in this hunt, but . . . ...

I got no dog in this hunt, but . . .

https://www.espn.com/college-football/game?gameId=401110817
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

It was a different time for sure. Walking through...

It was a different time for sure. Walking through the neighborhood with a BB gun was normal. As long as you didn't shoot pets or property (windows, especially), no one seemed to care. :)
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

Yep, I'm a 1965 baby. I always think of Eddie...

Yep, I'm a 1965 baby. I always think of Eddie Vedder (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eddie_Vedder) of Pearl Jam being a Gen Xer, but he was born in December 1964. I think I'll still call him a Gen...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

My dad was a high school coach that got promoted...

My dad was a high school coach that got promoted to being a principal. He had that same "bat" we called a paddle at our house.

His best friend/fishing buddy was a principal at the high school I...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 561
Posted By FiftySix

But we like it this way. :twitchy: ...

But we like it this way. :twitchy:

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Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 561
Posted By FiftySix

We were only in the 90s before it hit low 50s...

We were only in the 90s before it hit low 50s yesterday evening. The wind made it feel like low 40s.

I love those temps for riding, but my body is currently still set at "sweating profusely...
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

Society sure took away my shot at whipping my...

Society sure took away my shot at whipping my kids like my parents, principals, coaches, and teachers whipped me.

I feel cheated. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 217
Posted By FiftySix

Love that movie. Pure comedy gold. Might be...

Love that movie. Pure comedy gold. Might be better than the Airplane franchise. :D
Forum: Foo
10-12-19, 07:01 AM
Forum: Commuting
10-12-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 631
Posted By FiftySix

147 photos from 1 year. Nice. :thumb:

147 photos from 1 year. Nice. :thumb:
10-12-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By FiftySix

That red goes nicely with the black. :thumb:

That red goes nicely with the black. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,046
Posted By FiftySix

It looks like I derailed Hondo's thread. My...

It looks like I derailed Hondo's thread.

My sincere apologies, Hondo. Please accept this as a peace offering. :D
...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,046
Posted By FiftySix

I believe that to be so. However, many...

I believe that to be so.

However, many non-bikers have motorcycles as part of their life 24/7 or near abouts. The first four years of my owning motorcycles, age 20 to 24, I had only a...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,046
Posted By FiftySix

Motorcyclists and "bikers" are usually two...

Motorcyclists and "bikers" are usually two different things.

In the old days (IMO), a biker was usually a blue collar worker and their motorcycle of choice (H-D) was usually their only...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 07:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 839
Posted By FiftySix

Lolol. Try Millennials and Gen Z'ers. :D ...

Lolol. Try Millennials and Gen Z'ers. :D

They apparently invented a meme (Old Economy Steven) picking on their predecessors.
...
Forum: Foo
10-11-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 150
Posted By FiftySix

The price of entry and the FAA will keep this...

The price of entry and the FAA will keep this Boeing/Porsche far from becoming a common commuter. Just think of a different kind of helicopter that is probably easier to fly.

I don't see anyone in...
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