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Forum: Foo
05-27-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 226
Posted By mtnbud

I've heard it explained this way, "A dog thinks:...

I've heard it explained this way, "A dog thinks: Hey, those people I live with feed me, love me, provide me with a nice warm, dry house, pet me, and take good care of me.....They must be gods! A cat...
Forum: Fatbikes
05-23-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 59,755
Posted By mtnbud

Do plus sized tires count?

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Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 592
Posted By mtnbud

I had a visitor tonight

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05-22-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 360
Views: 89,209
Posted By mtnbud

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/J0NAQR-TS8YLB0yI...

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05-18-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 89,209
Posted By mtnbud

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Forum: Touring
05-18-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 988
Posted By mtnbud

https://youtu.be/UgI7HcUdCZg

https://youtu.be/UgI7HcUdCZg
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 1,526,414
Posted By mtnbud

That's car-ma for you!

That's car-ma for you!
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 767
Posted By mtnbud

or Here ya go Hondo: ...

or
Here ya go Hondo:
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Or for the discriminating palate:...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 767
Posted By mtnbud

It's kind of like Sam's club...

It's kind of like Sam's club...
Forum: Touring
05-13-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 748
Posted By mtnbud

FYI - In case you've never tried it, you can see...

FYI - In case you've never tried it, you can see many road shoulders by going to Google maps or earth. Build the route(or not) then grab the little mustard colored icon that looks like a person and...
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By mtnbud

I grew up in Huntington Beach. I remember the...

I grew up in Huntington Beach. I remember the water saving ditty; If it's yellow, let it mellow. If it's brown flush it down.

I hope most homes in Southern California have removed their lawns...
Forum: Foo
05-09-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,350
Posted By mtnbud

​​​​​​I resigned just before COVID got to the US,...

​​​​​​I resigned just before COVID got to the US, but it was good timing because my son needed the extra support of having me at home when we went to online instruction. We were lucky I could afford...
Forum: Touring
05-08-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,193
Posted By mtnbud

Yes - the farm supply stores have those...

Yes - the farm supply stores have those fiberglass rods for temporary fencing. I've used them in the past for a pulk sled. They don't have the connectors so you'll have to figure out someway to get a...
Forum: Foo
05-08-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,350
Posted By mtnbud

I won't get into too many details, but will just...

I won't get into too many details, but will just say changes in administration, curriculum, behavior management strategies, student expectations, student behavior, etc. were beginning to affect my...
Forum: Foo
05-07-22, 10:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,350
Posted By mtnbud

I taught for 30 years before I resigned 2 years...

I taught for 30 years before I resigned 2 years ago. It wasn't too tough teaching in the 80's and 90's, but it's getting tougher and tougher with every year that passes. Teachers deserve our...
Forum: Touring
05-07-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,193
Posted By mtnbud

That'll be an awesome trip. Be sure and post a...

That'll be an awesome trip. Be sure and post a trip report for us! On one trip I rode through Sumpter and Granite on the way to LaGrande. I was a little surprised by how much climbing there is...
Forum: Touring
05-05-22, 11:51 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,193
Posted By mtnbud

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When I cowboy camped, I'd always bring a tarp with poles in case of rain. I...
Forum: Foo
05-05-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 423
Posted By mtnbud

https://64.media.tumblr.com/32541eccc3cd7ce5eadb5c...

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Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,088
Posted By mtnbud

There's a bike shop in town that I avoid because...

There's a bike shop in town that I avoid because I've been lied to on two separate occasions when shopping there. They're also well known for doting on customers who appear wealthy while ignoring...
04-27-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 267
Posted By mtnbud

I will do. - I'm in Oregon, but will still fill...

I will do. - I'm in Oregon, but will still fill out the WA survey. I am hoping Oregon will follow suit. I believe there was a meeting scheduled to happen in OR a couple of years ago that was canceled...
Forum: Foo
04-22-22, 10:00 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 751
Posted By mtnbud

My recent bid was from a very reputable local...

My recent bid was from a very reputable local company that pays their estimator a salary rather than a commission. He came off as extremely competent and knowledgeable. He included recommendations...
Forum: Touring
04-21-22, 09:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,386
Posted By mtnbud

To get an idea of what you're thinking, take a...

To get an idea of what you're thinking, take a look at some maps and plan out a month or so of traveling. I know where I live it can be 30 to 80 miles between towns where you'd be able to buy real...
Forum: Foo
04-20-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 509,099
Posted By mtnbud

I was looking through some old pictures of mine...

I was looking through some old pictures of mine and found this one:...
Forum: Touring
04-20-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By mtnbud

Here are mine:...

Here are mine:...
Forum: Touring
04-20-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By mtnbud

Why not consider a bike packing system. Strap a...

Why not consider a bike packing system. Strap a dry bag under the seatpost https://bikepacking.com/plan/bikepacking-hacks-3-diy-seat-packs/ and another small one on the handlebars. I bought some...
Forum: Foo
04-18-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By mtnbud

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dszpVNJIklM
Forum: Foo
04-13-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By mtnbud

My Nissan Leaf kept giving me error codes on the...

My Nissan Leaf kept giving me error codes on the dash. Every time I'd take it into Nissan, they'd fix it based on the error code - free of charge. 3rd time, I checked YouTube instead. I put a trickle...
Forum: Touring
04-12-22, 09:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,866
Posted By mtnbud

Have you been riding that Bianchi you bought? Is...

Have you been riding that Bianchi you bought? Is it a comfortable fit for you? How high is your saddle compared to your handlebars? I find I prefer my handlebars to be level or slightly higher...
04-07-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 481
Posted By mtnbud

Bridgestone MB1?

Saw this ad (https://salem.craigslist.org/bik/d/salem-mountain-bike-bridgestone/7468236254.html) on CL. Is this a 1989 Bridgestone MB1? I have a 1986 Diamondback Acent I converted to a touring bike....
Forum: Foo
04-03-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 812
Posted By mtnbud

Cat who catches fly in midair accomplish...

Cat who catches fly in midair accomplish anything.
...
Forum: Foo
04-01-22, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By mtnbud

People who have birthdays on March 31rst are the...

People who have birthdays on March 31rst are the easiest to fool because they were born yesterday...
Forum: Touring
03-27-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,170
Posted By mtnbud

Things to conside: If your chainstays are too...

Things to conside: If your chainstays are too short, your heels may hit your panniers. Gearing should be low enough for long climbs on steep hills. Wheels need to tough enough to stay true when...
Forum: Foo
03-25-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 509,099
Posted By mtnbud

Big Old Juniper tree

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Forum: Touring
02-23-22, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 977
Posted By mtnbud

Yep! It wouldn't have been my first choice for a...

Yep! It wouldn't have been my first choice for a replacement. It's worked well with the changes though. I've had no issues so far with the rear stay or the carbon fork.
Forum: Foo
02-21-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By mtnbud

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Forum: Foo
02-21-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By mtnbud

Yep this one is cast iron and I got it for free...

Yep this one is cast iron and I got it for free from someone who was moving across the country. :D It has an adjustable air vent under the wood grate that pulls in air like a kid eating candy. I...
Forum: Foo
02-19-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By mtnbud

Dang! Those are awesome! The only places near...

Dang! Those are awesome! The only places near me that sell outdoor fireplaces are Lowes, ACE, and Home Depot. I can understand why you drove all that way. Let us know which one the cat likes best!
Forum: Foo
02-18-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 981
Posted By mtnbud

If the cat's happy with the one you have I'd say...

If the cat's happy with the one you have I'd say you're good to go!

Kick started mine up tonight too. It'll calm down once I get some big chunks in it....
Forum: Foo
02-18-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 32,615
Posted By mtnbud

Willie Nelson Original Song 34 years earlier...

Willie Nelson

Original Song 34 years earlier

https://youtu.be/jPHhmABR0ew
Forum: Foo
02-18-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 509,099
Posted By mtnbud

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Forum: Foo
02-17-22, 08:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,289
Posted By mtnbud

On one trip my wife and I were on she used her...

On one trip my wife and I were on she used her credit card in a store and within 10 minutes I had a notification for a charge for over $100 in a restaurant in a different state. The credit card took...
Forum: Foo
02-11-22, 07:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 955
Posted By mtnbud

Iron Maiden

Iron Maiden
Forum: Foo
02-09-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 955
Posted By mtnbud

https://i.etsystatic.com/21157218/r/il/1e7ec2/2060...

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Forum: Foo
02-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 955
Posted By mtnbud

That's a good looking chimenea. I especially...

That's a good looking chimenea. I especially like the Texas star on the chimney.
Remember the Alamo
Forum: Foo
01-30-22, 11:20 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,431
Posted By mtnbud

Thanks for finding this. It definitely helps to...

Thanks for finding this. It definitely helps to see this seems to be a problem on their end and that they're also already aware of it.

I have already made copies of my return and was set to mail...
Forum: Foo
01-28-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 905
Posted By mtnbud

I just watched a demo on YouTube. They looked...

I just watched a demo on YouTube. They looked pretty freakin' cool. Be careful not to drink too many beers when you try these. You don't want to trip out...

I think you got the family size...
Forum: Foo
01-27-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 667
Views: 70,139
Posted By mtnbud

Last time I went camping, I left my buddy in...

Last time I went camping, I left my buddy in charge of the bacon and he ended up burning it. I was slightly annoyed, but he was lucky I was already in a good mood. If I was having a bad day, it...
Forum: Foo
01-26-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 270
Posted By mtnbud

I'm jealous. I'm trying to get my son to do his...

I'm jealous. I'm trying to get my son to do his homework. Maybe I would feel better if I drank a beer....
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By mtnbud

I am wondering about that also. I'm very...

I am wondering about that also. I'm very bothered they have the chain on the small chain ring up front with the small cog in back. Is that something an "expert" bicycle mechanic would do?

OP. ...
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 5,478
Views: 509,099
Posted By mtnbud

Not great pictures, just sharing

Camping last weekend
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Slept in hammock. Got down to 20 F....
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