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12-05-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 204
Posted By stardognine

Forgive them, O brother, for they know not what...

Forgive them, O brother, for they know not what they do sometimes. 🙄😁😉

No pics of screwups, but I did re-lube my chain recently, after going through some SEVERE mud. It got so bad, my rear wheel...
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 353,877
Posted By stardognine

Even more unsettling than a potential fake snake,...

Even more unsettling than a potential fake snake, is his questionable attire. 🤨 It sure looks like he's only partially covered by a blanket. What type of person would handle a snake, real or fake,...
Forum: Touring
12-05-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 562
Posted By stardognine

These are very good points. 👍 And things we don't...

These are very good points. 👍 And things we don't immediately think of, with the potential to really jam things up. 😲😵

EDIT: And don't forget, the single most important thing is, it has to be the...
Forum: Touring
12-04-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 562
Posted By stardognine

In this day & age, you should consider 700x37...

In this day & age, you should consider 700x37 tires to be the minimum width you'll accept, preferably even bigger. That lets you just roll over so much more crap in the roads, including most...
12-04-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 188
Posted By stardognine

Man, you guys just keep making me learn things...

Man, you guys just keep making me learn things around here. 😁😉 I honestly thought the OP's wheel was a rear, until I read on through the rest of the thread. 🙃
12-03-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By stardognine

Funny you should say that. There's a red Midget...

Funny you should say that. There's a red Midget on my cl barter section. 🙂

If only I had an extra Harley laying around to trade. 🤔😁
12-03-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 430
Posted By stardognine

Another happy owner of Pauls here, but I have the...

Another happy owner of Pauls here, but I have the touring cantilevers, instead of center-pulls. 👍

When I bought my Soma Saga (used), I actually wasn't familiar with that brand, but it had the Paul...
Forum: Touring
12-02-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 353,877
Posted By stardognine

Ha, love that sign. 😎 But why would they say...

Ha, love that sign. 😎 But why would they say avoid eye contact? 🤔 That's not being very friendly. 😉
12-02-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 441
Posted By stardognine

Welcome to the Emerald Green/British Racing Green...

Welcome to the Emerald Green/British Racing Green bicycle club. ✌️ And if you really hate that Centaur, I'll take it. 😁😉
12-02-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By stardognine

So true, I hate when people criticize a messy...

So true, I hate when people criticize a messy work area. That just means you have a lot going on. 🤨😉
12-02-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,301
Posted By stardognine

Early XT brifters, BL-M095. Many people call...

Early XT brifters, BL-M095. Many people call Deerhead the first generation of XT, but these and the other M735 parts are the first to actually say XT. 😎

Note there was other Deore, for touring,...
12-01-22, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By stardognine

Le sigh, I bet they only work right, on French...

Le sigh, I bet they only work right, on French bicycles. 🤔😉
12-01-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 589
Posted By stardognine

Thanks for your efforts in straightening things...

Thanks for your efforts in straightening things out. 👍 And especially, thanks for acknowledging Skip's previous work. A lot of folks these days might not even bother with that. 😒

Has anyone heard...
11-30-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,338
Posted By stardognine

Or maybe the Rollfast is the main suspect in the...

Or maybe the Rollfast is the main suspect in the alleged death? Especially if it's a haunted Rollfast. 🤔😉
11-30-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,338
Posted By stardognine

This is starting to look like the Group W bench,...

This is starting to look like the Group W bench, from Alice's Restaurant. 🤔😉
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By stardognine

Actually, I saw/smelled 2, in Needles,...

Actually, I saw/smelled 2, in Needles, California, right by the Mojave Desert. And several dispensaries, where you can buy it.

It did seem to take me a long time, getting back OUT of town. 😁😉
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By stardognine

Well, I found the real issue, the cords inside...

Well, I found the real issue, the cords inside the poles are kinda disintegraty (that's a real word now, I just made it up). Not the end of the world, I'll fix them. 🙂

That thrift store also had...
Forum: Touring
11-30-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By stardognine

Mmm, cannabis. 😁 I've gone past a few places now,...

Mmm, cannabis. 😁 I've gone past a few places now, where they farm the stuff, and I usually hate to leave, it smells so good. 🤪😎✌️

Funny, the only time I rode through Klamath Falls, was when I rode...
Forum: Touring
11-29-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 507
Posted By stardognine

Never carried a tarp before, but have seriously...

Never carried a tarp before, but have seriously considered it. My old REI Quarter Dome T2 isn't as waterproof as it should be, in a heavy rain. 🤬

But I just scored a really old REI tent today, at...
Forum: Touring
11-29-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 353,877
Posted By stardognine

I saw these guys yesterday, right near where I...

I saw these guys yesterday, right near where I saw those other birds before, on the American River. This time, they're definitely seagulls, lol. 😉 ...
11-29-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By stardognine

Thanks, I need a lot of assistance. 🙄😁

Thanks, I need a lot of assistance. 🙄😁
11-28-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 298
Posted By stardognine

Well, now I won't have to try it. 😁😉 Thanks for...

Well, now I won't have to try it. 😁😉 Thanks for the, umm, education (?). 😁

I actually enjoyed reading that though, and I appreciate your perseverance in these matters. ✌️
11-28-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,319
Posted By stardognine

God loves you for doing this, lol, and many of us...

God loves you for doing this, lol, and many of us here appreciate your efforts too. 😎😉
11-25-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By stardognine

Thanks for posting that. 👍 It's probably the...

Thanks for posting that. 👍 It's probably the all-time best Thanksgiving show. 😁

With God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly. 😂
11-25-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,315
Posted By stardognine

Cool pic of Phoenix there. 👍 Glad youse all had a...

Cool pic of Phoenix there. 👍 Glad youse all had a good ride. 🙂

I'd never even try a group ride like that. With my bad eyes, I'd probably cause a group crash. 😲😋😉
Forum: Touring
11-24-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 353,877
Posted By stardognine

I seriously think deer, and other animals, can...

I seriously think deer, and other animals, can sense wether people are out to harm them or not. 🤔

Just about an hour ago, an 8-point buck came running towards me, cautiously at first. A group of...
Forum: Touring
11-24-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 353,877
Posted By stardognine

The early bird gets the worm, huh? 😁 I see these...

The early bird gets the worm, huh? 😁 I see these guys all the time too, so they might as well get their fair desserts. 🤔😉

...
11-24-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 260
Posted By stardognine

Who needs a turkey?

We have all you can eat, here in Sacramento. All you have to do is catch'em, clean'em, & cook'em. 😁

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!!!...
11-23-22, 10:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By stardognine

It did, and I'm 97% sure noone was offended. ✌️...

It did, and I'm 97% sure noone was offended. ✌️ But someone had to let you know, that she is a she, so I decided to have a little fun with it. 😁😉

Korina knows I have a warped sense of humor, so I...
Forum: Touring
11-23-22, 07:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By stardognine

Aha, I wasn't aware of that added tire clearance,...

Aha, I wasn't aware of that added tire clearance, on the disc version. My non-disc is supposed to take 700x47 tires, and I really don't doubt it. I have a 700x42 on the rear now, and it's really not...
11-23-22, 07:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 439
Posted By stardognine

Hey, show some respect. She's an evil biotch, not...

Hey, show some respect. She's an evil biotch, not an evil bastard. 😋😁😉

With all due respect to Korina, and hopefully the joke is taken in proper context by all. ✌️
11-23-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,369
Posted By stardognine

And yet the fork was undamaged? 🤔🙄 I think...

And yet the fork was undamaged? 🤔🙄

I think I'd disassemble the whole thing, and see if he left any drugs inside that thing. 😁😉
Forum: Touring
11-22-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 748
Posted By stardognine

I "kinda" like the idea of an alarm, but I prefer...

I "kinda" like the idea of an alarm, but I prefer the idea of just setting very large mouse traps. 😁 That oughta cure that particular thief, anyways. As long as you don't forget about them, and...
11-22-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,315
Posted By stardognine

You should've waited until 11:11, lol. Then you'd...

You should've waited until 11:11, lol. Then you'd have 11:11AM, on 11-22-22. 🙄😁
11-22-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,319
Posted By stardognine

I haven't really used that site in quite awhile,...

I haven't really used that site in quite awhile, but it's obviously a national treasure, that we need to protect & preserve. Let's all hope (& pray if applicable) the guy who's missing gets himself...
11-21-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,988
Posted By stardognine

Yep, the biggest of these guys that I've seen,...

Yep, the biggest of these guys that I've seen, was about a 10 or 12-point buck, from around 20 yards away. Probably about twice the body mass of these does. His whole bearing just said, " Don't try...
Forum: Touring
11-20-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,423
Posted By stardognine

Are we gonna have to rough you up? All pics from...

Are we gonna have to rough you up? All pics from the drive side, please? 😁😉

It looks like you're basically there, sounds like you might have minor tweaking left. 👍
11-20-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1,510
Views: 181,988
Posted By stardognine

A small percentage of the deer I see regularly,...

A small percentage of the deer I see regularly, along the American River. Most of the time, I don't even have my phone out, much less turned on & ready to take pics. 🙄😉 Sometimes, they just aren't...
11-20-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 803
Posted By stardognine

That's doggone interesting. 😎

That's doggone interesting. 😎
Forum: Touring
11-20-22, 05:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,006
Posted By stardognine

I saw 4 more yesterday, and finally grabbed a...

I saw 4 more yesterday, and finally grabbed a couple decent pics, lol. I posted them in the touring pics thread. ✌️
Forum: Touring
11-20-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,853
Views: 353,877
Posted By stardognine

I see a lot of deer, but it's actually kinda...

I see a lot of deer, but it's actually kinda tough to get any decent pics. I saw 4 here, but it's tough seeing them all, in the pics. 🙄...
11-19-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,014
Posted By stardognine

Aha!!! I always wondered what those were called,...

Aha!!! I always wondered what those were called, but never remembered to ask. 🤔😉

I knew it wasn't a "stop things from sliding thingy". 🙄😁😉
11-19-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By stardognine

In pics #12 & #13, the lugs on that bike are just...

In pics #12 & #13, the lugs on that bike are just outrageous. 😍 Possibly not quite symmetrical, lol, but ya can't have everything, huh? 😁
11-19-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 525
Posted By stardognine

I suggest you put some handlebars on it, before...

I suggest you put some handlebars on it, before test-riding it. Don't worry about brakes, brakes are for wimps. 😁😉

But seriously, nice grab! 👍

EDIT: I wonder why the rear dropouts are baby...
11-19-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 289
Posted By stardognine

Well said. 👍 And welcome to the BF forums. 🙂

Well said. 👍 And welcome to the BF forums. 🙂
Forum: Touring
11-18-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,006
Posted By stardognine

Well, I'm definitely back in Sacramento. I used...

Well, I'm definitely back in Sacramento. I used the restroom awhile ago, and when I came back out, I startled 5 deer, right by my bicycle. It almost looked like they were waiting for me, lol, or...
Forum: Touring
11-18-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,006
Posted By stardognine

Aww, he doesn't look so tough. 😁

Aww, he doesn't look so tough. 😁
11-18-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,921
Posted By stardognine

That's not always possible. I recently put a...

That's not always possible. I recently put a Continental TourRide (700x42) on my back wheel, and it drove me nuts for about 10 minutes, because it's definitely directional, with an arrow, but the...
Forum: Touring
11-17-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,006
Posted By stardognine

Unless you're on a cell phone. The mobile version...

Unless you're on a cell phone. The mobile version of BF doesn't show that, or sigs, or probably lots of stuff. 🙈😉
Forum: Touring
11-17-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,006
Posted By stardognine

That looks a lot like the border between...

That looks a lot like the border between Longview, Washington and Rainier, Oregon, on the Columbia River. That's a steep & long bridge, that takes some real effort to cross. 😉

Back on topic, I...
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