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Forum: Foo
08-02-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 817
Posted By J.Higgins

I hate suffering from motor vehicle woes. I...

I hate suffering from motor vehicle woes. I sometimes wish that I lived in one of those magical places where the weather was fair most of the time and we could walk or bike to get whatever we needed....
Forum: Foo
08-01-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 817
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...I'm still driving the Nissan LEAF we...

.
...I'm still driving the Nissan LEAF we bought new in 2011, so it's ten years old.
By buying it, we got some tax credits from the feds and from the state of CA, which we would have missed on a...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,342
Posted By GhostRider62

Day hikes do not require a lot of equipment. ...

Day hikes do not require a lot of equipment. Most hiking runners or trail boots are 100-200 and a daypack with the safety essentials can be under 100-200. Maybe I should say hiking is very...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 817
Posted By Mojo31

We tend to buy and pay cash for cars that are...

We tend to buy and pay cash for cars that are either new or CPO with very low mileage, and do so every 2 to 4 years. But, I just picked up a Taycan and decided to lease it because of (i) the...
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 336
Posted By blacknbluebikes

'73 Ghia convertible in the garage right now. ...

'73 Ghia convertible in the garage right now. Wife's. Had it out last weekend, all 62-screamin'-horsepower.
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 336
Posted By StupidlyBrave

This is actually a Boxter ...

This is actually a Boxter

https://i.imgur.com/XM2lqO6.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 823
Posted By canklecat

I've outlived most folks I was closest to....

I've outlived most folks I was closest to. Distance and time separated a few other close friends. Irreconcilable differences due to our increasingly divisive society put the final nails in the...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 817
Posted By Squeeze

Nope. I understand why some lease cars but I...

Nope. I understand why some lease cars but I would never do so. In my case, I:

- can't write it off as a business expense

- never want to have a car payment

- don't want to obsess over every...
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 823
Posted By skijor

My best friends are fuzzy and have four legs. My...

My best friends are fuzzy and have four legs. My second best friends perform photosynthesis. Sometimes the best friends eat the second best friends.
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 823
Posted By jon c.

When you get older you no longer really have...

When you get older you no longer really have friends. Just golf partners.
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,295
Posted By SkinGriz

Definitely something to be said for that. I read...

Definitely something to be said for that. I read Cheís Motorcycle Diaries when I was a teenager. I think Francis Chan chose to be homeless for awhile.

Most people assume they care because they...
07-21-21, 12:34 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By ooga-booga

this thread has legs...

this thread has legs...
07-20-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By Skullo

No , but if he keeps winning , a lot of the...

No , but if he keeps winning , a lot of the lesser gifted riders will have to start doping to compete with him.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,295
Posted By CliffordK

It is a complicated issue. So far my...

It is a complicated issue.

So far my experience is that helping someone who has no skin in the game will always end badly.

I allowed someone to stay here for 9 months. Then have been...
07-20-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By john m flores

Sounds like the UCI is testing bicycles for...

Sounds like the UCI is testing bicycles for evidence of mechanical doping:

"The UCI said it used magnetic scanning tablets on 606 bikes before the start of stages, and put 114 bikes through its...
07-20-21, 03:25 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By david101

Not aimed at Pogacar specifically, but apparently...

Not aimed at Pogacar specifically, but apparently there were some suspicions of mechanical doping at this year's TdF. Bikes making 'funny' noises.
07-19-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By nomadmax

Yes.

Yes.
07-19-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,927
Posted By Germany_chris

Probably just like most of the pro peloton.

Probably just like most of the pro peloton.
07-18-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,224
Posted By klucabike

I tried recumbent - no thanks!

Yes, three reasons I don't like recumbents (and I did try one before getting the upright Sun): 1. Like you said, hard to get in and out of, especially if you have knee/hip/back problems, 2. My belly...
07-13-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 321,272
Posted By heatnikki

Three Kings - 8/10 Somehow I've missed this...

Three Kings - 8/10

Somehow I've missed this movie, but damn glad I have got round to watching it. Brilliant stuff.
07-12-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 2,847
Views: 321,272
Posted By Bob Ross

Three movies over the last several days: ...

Three movies over the last several days:

Rocketman - 4/10. Taron Egerton does a commendable job impersonating Elton John, and the filmmakers took a very imaginative approach to illustrating...
Forum: Foo
06-02-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,299
Posted By JonnyHK

Sorry to resurrect a very old thread, but I've...

Sorry to resurrect a very old thread, but I've finally built up the CNC machine and produced something.

The computer is a 12 year old HP laptop now running Linux Mint.

Here's the first job - a...
Forum: Foo
06-02-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 481
Posted By genec

One word: Turf

One word: Turf
Forum: Foo
06-01-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By Koyote

Well, you got me to google them, and you are (of...

Well, you got me to google them, and you are (of course) correct: they have had some big hits, especially on the country charts -- and apparently country music is a huge market nowadays. At my age, I...
Forum: Foo
06-01-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 820
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Recreation.gov is a legal scalper. 😡

Recreation.gov is a legal scalper. 😡
Forum: Foo
05-31-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,561
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...that didn't take long. :popcorn

.
...that didn't take long. :popcorn
Forum: Foo
05-27-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,427
Posted By genec

Oh man... "outsourced" to a computer... SIGH....

Oh man... "outsourced" to a computer... SIGH. That's not even enough to buy a six pack once a month.

Guess he's gonna have to format his own paragraphs in the future. I just retired. ;)
Forum: Foo
05-19-21, 11:32 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,427
Posted By genec

For me, it has been as if I finally got what so...

For me, it has been as if I finally got what so many have promised... the work I do is largely on computer... design and simulation for electronic devices... and I often work in a solo office or...
Forum: Foo
05-17-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,323
Posted By Stadjer

I've been an untrained forklift driver myself and...

I've been an untrained forklift driver myself and the greatest danger is probably that they feel much more stable and light than they are. I think the rear wheel steering ads a lot to that too, just...
Forum: Foo
05-17-21, 11:13 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,323
Posted By work4bike

I'll be interested to watch to progression of...

I'll be interested to watch to progression of this:)
Forum: Foo
05-17-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,323
Posted By Bob Ross

I think you may be getting some misinformation......

I think you may be getting some misinformation... My brother-in-law has had a Tesla for 2 or 3 years, and he was recently encouraging me to consider one. He says rolling into the equivalent of a gas...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,323
Posted By RubeRad

There are companies, I just don't know right now...

There are companies, I just don't know right now if at this point they are worth it unless the body of the car has special value, like vintage/classic cars
...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,323
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have actually taken a repair class on the...

...I have actually taken a repair class on the LEAF. As a part of that class, we removed and reinstalled the battery pack, taking the time to break open the case to look inside. I am personally in...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,323
Posted By xroadcharlie

One option is to buy an electric car/suv with NO...

One option is to buy an electric car/suv with NO BATTERY. Provide an option for an easily replaceable standardized battery that could be leased for a small fee, Drive the 200 - 300 miles to a service...
04-08-21, 08:41 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 78,114
Posted By RihanaB

Just finished watching The Queen's Gambit....

Just finished watching The Queen's Gambit. Absolutely worth watching
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By tyrion

This goes way beyond Google and Oracle. If Oracle...

This goes way beyond Google and Oracle. If Oracle would have won it would have really screwed up the software world.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 833
Posted By ahsposo

Of course, this is like Cthulhu losing to Satan.

Of course, this is like Cthulhu losing to Satan.
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,310
Posted By EJ123

Oh yeah, after a quote for $4,000+ dollars I...

Oh yeah, after a quote for $4,000+ dollars I literally laughed on the phone.

Went and hired local movers for just labor, around $200 for move out and move in (with tip) and then payed for a...
Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,011
Posted By 3alarmer

Climate explained: the environmental footprint of...

Climate explained: the environmental footprint of electric versus fossil cars (https://theconversation.com/climate-explained-the-environmental-footprint-of-electric-versus-fossil-cars-124762)
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,172
Posted By DiabloScott

I was going to get a bluetooth speaker with my...

I was going to get a bluetooth speaker with my Amazon points, but then Amazon Prime day came and they had this one for the price of the medium sized one, so I got it instead - too heavy for a hike,...
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I don’t care it plays my music sounds good and I...

I don’t care it plays my music sounds good and I can’t get a divorce, since I divorced society years ago :lol: And all my Hondas run to 300K even my Honda lawn mower..
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,172
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Black Friday gift to myself lol

Always wanted a Bose but was/is too cheap and/or broke to shell out the dough. Found this portable Bose speaker for Bluetooth for $70 so I finally got a Bose. Dang sounds great for a small portable...
11-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,367
Posted By aggiegrads

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it...

Take off the pedals, slam the seat, and use it like a balance bike.
Forum: Foo
11-21-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,522
Posted By rsbob

Worst was tree planting 300 Douglas fir saplings...

Worst was tree planting 300 Douglas fir saplings in the hot sun on steep hillsides that had been logged. They were in aprons on our hips.
working at a recycling plant in Oregon feeding grinders with...
11-15-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,280
Posted By CargoDane

No. Just no. You can use a hose, but don't...

No. Just no. You can use a hose, but don't squeeze the end to "really get in there".
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,332
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Today I quit, give up and don’t care. There is...

Today I quit, give up and don’t care. There is no such thing as too much ice.
...
11-13-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,313
Posted By Elvo

Yes - the majority of your stopping power is in...

Yes - the majority of your stopping power is in your front brake
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,522
Posted By jaxgtr

Worst job was as a credit card collector I took...

Worst job was as a credit card collector I took when I got out of the service. They allowed people to smoke inside then and as I don't smoke, it was killing me. That lasted for 1 week.

I had a...
Forum: Foo
11-01-20, 12:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,507
Posted By Darth Lefty

If anyone reading this thread wants to see...

If anyone reading this thread wants to see something bonkers look up...


control line speed. Until recent turbine engines these were the model airplane speed record holders. Basically a tuned...
10-30-20, 05:42 AM
Replies: 619
Views: 78,114
Posted By heatnikki

Recently started The Boys and already onto season...

Recently started The Boys and already onto season 2.
It's actually a great spin to your usual superhero films. These guys who are superheros are about as corrupt as you can be, all whilst portraying...
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