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Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 338
Posted By skidder

When someone posts an incomplete click-bait title...

When someone posts an incomplete click-bait title to a thread such as "Don't You Hate It When . . . . "
Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 558
Posted By skidder

I thought the symbol for Apple was a pentagram...

I thought the symbol for Apple was a pentagram star inside a ring of fire.
Forum: Foo
09-19-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,786
Posted By skidder

The Beatles 'Because'. How about an acapella...

The Beatles 'Because'. How about an acapella Sunday?:

Original:

(125) Because (2019 Mix) - YouTube

Nice covers:
(125) Because - Beatles (reprise) - YouTube

(125) Because - Beatles Cover...
Forum: Foo
09-19-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By skidder

You'll find them in the northern, wilder areas of...

You'll find them in the northern, wilder areas of California - Shasta, over towards the coast, and eastward to the Klamath River area. Also in some pockets of Northern Nevada; there are some big...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By skidder

There are some nice whitetails in the northern...

There are some nice whitetails in the northern parts of California, but all we have here in Southern California is mule deer. Its been overhunted here for a long time and the season is only about...
09-18-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 647
Posted By skidder

I've got to see a cardiologist every 6 months and...

I've got to see a cardiologist every 6 months and his 'group' has slightly reduced the number of patients they see each day to keep the flow of people moving through and not have a back-up in the...
09-18-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 114
Posted By skidder

The worst part about the 405 rebuild is the...

The worst part about the 405 rebuild is the agency formed to do the project (405 Partners) does not put information on the closures/re-openings, bridge tear downs and nearby street closures on their...
09-18-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,708
Posted By skidder

Tap water. If I run out I'll try to find a...

Tap water. If I run out I'll try to find a source that looks OK, or I'll buy a 'generic'-branded bottled water at a 7-Eleven or other convenience store

I'd rather (sarcastically) say "Rainwater...
09-17-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,186
Posted By skidder

I've successfully used a fanny pack on longer...

I've successfully used a fanny pack on longer rides where I wanted a few extra things. I have it just loose enough so it hangs around my waist without any pressure, and it seems to hold up high...
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By skidder

Deer in Texas, kangaroos in Australia: (123)...

Deer in Texas, kangaroos in Australia:

(123) Kangaroo crashes into cyclist in Queensland - YouTube

I don't know whether this is funny or scary if I came upon it:

(123) Kangaroo horde during...
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 578
Posted By skidder

You can come to Central California for the annual...

You can come to Central California for the annual Tarantula Festival at Henry Coe State Park on October 2. They come out of the ground "en masse" to mate at the end of the summer. Lots of them on...
09-15-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,347
Posted By skidder

I like my bananas in a Banana Split: (122)...

I like my bananas in a Banana Split:

(122) The Banana Splits/The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) (1969) - YouTube
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9,716
Views: 1,297,002
Posted By skidder

That was a Baby Ruth IIRC.

That was a Baby Ruth IIRC.
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 839
Posted By skidder

Can anyone explain the popularity of 'K0rnh0le'...

Can anyone explain the popularity of 'K0rnh0le' to me? :foo: There's even a professional 'K0rnh0le' league (?!?!?!?). ***

*** (I'm not trying to get around the censors, its just the software...
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 233
Posted By skidder

FWIW #1: The Hobby Lobby near me had Christmas...

FWIW #1: The Hobby Lobby near me had Christmas trees, and all the decorations for them, on display and for sale on the sales floor when I walked in on July 10 (Friday after the July 4 weekend).
...
Forum: Foo
09-12-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,786
Posted By skidder

New Kid in Town. The Eagles big hit version: ...

New Kid in Town. The Eagles big hit version:

(117) New Kid in Town (2013 Remaster) - YouTube

J.D. Souther's version:

(117) New Kid In Town - YouTube
09-11-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,795
Posted By skidder

Flat pedals with pins on all my bicycles (road,...

Flat pedals with pins on all my bicycles (road, touring, single speed). Never had an issue with them and I like that I can pull either foot off at any time since I'm riding in a suburban environment...
09-11-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 722
Posted By skidder

How about the Centurion/Dave Scott Ironman...

How about the Centurion/Dave Scott Ironman bicycles from the mid-1980s/early 1990s? Pretty neat two-tone paint jobs on a lot of them. There's a whole thred devoted to them in the Classic &Vintage...
09-06-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 485
Posted By skidder

For the last few years I've been riding only 32mm...

For the last few years I've been riding only 32mm and 35mm wide tires. Love the added 'cushioning' the wider, softer tires give. And by softer, I mean lower air pressure (usually 70-80 psi vs 110...
Forum: Foo
09-06-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 839
Posted By skidder

Good point. Tennis with all (or most of) those...

Good point. Tennis with all (or most of) those would make it more entertaining for fans and T.V. viewers, and give commentators something else to comment about.
09-06-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 208
Posted By skidder

Look in the "Commuting" forum. Threads about...

Look in the "Commuting" forum. Threads about bicycle locks get rehashed about every 6 months. Plenty of opinions, lots of recommendations for folks based on bicycling location and perceived...
Forum: Touring
09-05-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,229
Posted By skidder

I developed some medical problems prior to the...

I developed some medical problems prior to the COVID pandemic that kept me from touring, needed to get medications adjusted to deal with them. Just as I was planning to do a favorite tour along the...
09-05-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 354
Posted By skidder

Mounting/unmounting tires: Some brands of tires...

Mounting/unmounting tires: Some brands of tires are harder to get off certain brands of rims than other ones. Every time I buy a new tire I try to mount it as soon as I get home - if its too tough...
09-05-21, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 326
Posted By skidder

I use a Serfas TCPC floor pump that's about 10...

I use a Serfas TCPC floor pump that's about 10 years old that I bought at a local REI. Its used at home to inflate /top-off the tires on 3-4 bicycles per week that take 70-80psi in the tires. No...
Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 08:43 PM
Replies: 11,867
Views: 2,507,369
Posted By skidder

University of Indiana's 2021 football jerseys: ...

University of Indiana's 2021 football jerseys:

https://pbs.twimg.com/card_img/1434240559879761925/BmU72bfz?format=jpg&name=small

IF they can't spell 'Indiana', maybe just use 'Cutters'? ;)
Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,753
Views: 139,416
Posted By skidder

This pilot gets to cross one more thing off his...

This pilot gets to cross one more thing off his 'Bucket List':

(112) WORLD FIRST AS AEROPLANE FLIES THROUGH TUNNEL AT 245 KM/H TO SET WORLD RECORDS || 2021 - YouTube
09-05-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 638
Posted By skidder

I'm going to guess your hybrid bicycle has flat...

I'm going to guess your hybrid bicycle has flat bars and the road bike has drop bars. Try taking the hybrid out for an extended ride (maybe a few extended rides) and see how your back feels after...
Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 839
Posted By skidder

Try watching pickleball. How did it become so...

Try watching pickleball. How did it become so popular? I'm in California, so I guess that answers my question. ;)

Boring as all can get, I'd rather play (or watch) a good game of tennis.
Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 839
Posted By skidder

Don't forget a 100 mile bicycle race. (TdF, Giro,...

Don't forget a 100 mile bicycle race. (TdF, Giro, Vuelta, or any of the others).
09-04-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,998
Posted By skidder

The only piece of cycling-specific clothing I use...

The only piece of cycling-specific clothing I use is shorts; they do seem to make a difference in comfort. MY top is a t-shirt, shoes are court-style (tennis) on flat pedals. I do wear cycling...
Forum: Foo
09-03-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By skidder

I sold Chevys in 2001-2002 when the job market...

I sold Chevys in 2001-2002 when the job market was slow here in Southern California. In 2006 I found one of my former sales collogues worked at a local Toyota dealership and he was able to get me...
Forum: Foo
09-03-21, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By skidder

Great deal for these times. California has...

Great deal for these times. California has higher taxes, but you can usually get the dealership to cut that by 50%, sometimes even the whole thing if its a slow moving vehicle (I know those Hyundai...
09-03-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 675
Posted By skidder

Pre-9/11 you used to be able to go from the USA...

Pre-9/11 you used to be able to go from the USA to Costa Rica with only a valid driver's license issued by a state here in the USA; plenty of surfers went there for holiday that way. Going to any...
Forum: Foo
09-03-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By skidder

I cant remember the last time I went to a large...

I cant remember the last time I went to a large arena show. Most have been in smaller venues or clubs. Joe Satriani, David Lindley, but this young lady stands out the best of the newbies I've seen...
09-02-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 446
Posted By skidder

I've got an old 1977 Schwinn Letour set up as a...

I've got an old 1977 Schwinn Letour set up as a 2x1. Put a SS wheel with a 16T sprocket on the back and use the 52/59 rings up front for a flat and hill gear using the FD. RD is adjusted so it...
Forum: Foo
09-02-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 387
Posted By skidder

I've got to ask, even if you don't reply - how...

I've got to ask, even if you don't reply - how much was the 'out-the-door' price over MSRP? I went looking for a new 2WD Tacoma truck earlier this year and prices were already $3K over MSRP due to...
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 846
Posted By skidder

You can also use the grip tape for tennis...

You can also use the grip tape for tennis rackets. Most general sporting goods store sell grip tape in rolls just long enough for 1-2 rackets so look in a tennis specialty store if you have one in...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 867
Posted By skidder

Isn't she the one that won the woman's division...

Isn't she the one that won the woman's division at the July 4 Nathan's Hot Dog contest in NY/NJ this year? Something like 40 hot dogs in 10 minutes?
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 563
Posted By skidder

Hit the waves at 6AM, get out of the water at...

Hit the waves at 6AM, get out of the water at 8AM. Head home to change clothes and get some breakfast, put the skis in the car, leave at 10AM and you'll be at the ski resort in 2 hours (buy a...
Forum: Foo
08-29-21, 08:52 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,617
Posted By skidder

Two that always cheer me up when I'm "bummed...

Two that always cheer me up when I'm "bummed out":

Jackson Browne's 'For a Dancer':

(108) Jackson Browne - For A Dancer - YouTube

The Jam's 'Ghosts':

(108) The Jam- Ghosts - YouTube
08-29-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By skidder

For Baaad Boys: (107) George Thorogood And...

For Baaad Boys:

(107) George Thorogood And The Destroyers - Bad To The Bone (Official Video) - YouTube

(Always loved the sign at the back of the stage).
08-29-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,958
Posted By skidder

What's on the other side of the hill? Another...

What's on the other side of the hill? Another hill? A downhill? a stretch of flat road?

If I had a hill near me that was a 10% grade and 0.2 miles long, I'd go back down it and up again . . ....
Forum: Foo
08-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 154,786
Posted By skidder

The Rolling Stones 'No Expectations', as 'bluesy'...

The Rolling Stones 'No Expectations', as 'bluesy' as you'd expect:

(107) The Rolling Stones - No Expectations (Official Lyric Video) - YouTube

Cover by a group of well-known country and folk...
08-28-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,969
Posted By skidder

FWIW: Waiting for the hills to 'explode' down...

FWIW: Waiting for the hills to 'explode' down here in/around the Los Angeles basin area. The scrub brush on the hillsides is tinder-dry right now; one spark could cause an epic firestorm. We had...
08-28-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,686
Posted By skidder

Somewhat similar to what I'm doing. I worked for...

Somewhat similar to what I'm doing. I worked for a neighbor (electrical contractor) back in my college days during the peak summer building periods, but ended up getting a college degree. After...
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,617
Posted By skidder

How 'bout some John Hiatt?: (106) John Hiatt...

How 'bout some John Hiatt?:

(106) John Hiatt - Thank You Girl - YouTube

and can't forget John PRine. Posting the live version of this, its SOOO much better than the studio version. Song stats...
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 437
Posted By skidder

A little bit off. But if it was painted black,...

A little bit off. But if it was painted black, with black trim, you could call it a "Murdered Hornet." :D
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 622
Posted By skidder

Haven't you guys ever taken a big 'dump' that...

Haven't you guys ever taken a big 'dump' that left you totally satisfied, totally relieved, just feeling great? Like you wanted to run around the block free of all that 'excess.? Probably the same...
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 134,404
Posted By skidder

Nice blues from Samantha Fish. Got me hook,...

Nice blues from Samantha Fish. Got me hook, line, and sinker!

(103) Samantha Fish - "No Angels" - YouTube

(103) Shake 'Em On Down - Samantha Fish - LIVE!!!! in Las Vegas - musicUcansee.com -...
08-22-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 339
Posted By skidder

IF you're not sure what you want, why not try...

IF you're not sure what you want, why not try spending a few $$$ on the bike you have to get it to fit your body; maybe a longer seat post, different bar stem (or quill stem) to extend to handlebars...
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