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Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 1,519,649
Posted By RubeRad

They ordered it from England

They ordered it from England
Forum: Foo
05-20-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 1,519,649
Posted By RubeRad

Nice, would that be called a Beer-Dometer? Looks...

Nice, would that be called a Beer-Dometer? Looks like it might have been 3D printed actually...
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 523
Posted By RubeRad

You mean juice concentrate? Do you water it down...

You mean juice concentrate? Do you water it down or just vodka it down?
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 665
Views: 69,616
Posted By RubeRad

And those very very very good-looking male models...

And those very very very good-looking male models had all their teeth
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 10:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,719
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, we see that around here. Mostly from...

Yeah, we see that around here. Mostly from 'discount' no-name gas stations.

https://external-content.duckduckgo.com/iu/?u=http%3A%2F%2Fpbs.twimg.com%2Fmedia%2FBv3GFwBIMAApnLb.jpg&f=1&nofb=1
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,645,291
Posted By RubeRad

OH I GOT IT! that is funny

OH I GOT IT! that is funny
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 665
Views: 69,616
Posted By RubeRad

Was it like this? ...

Was it like this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2MfsMmki5U
Forum: Foo
05-18-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 12,264
Views: 2,645,291
Posted By RubeRad

I don't get it, are the two extra seats for...

I don't get it, are the two extra seats for snacks or toddlers or something?
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 05:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 668
Posted By RubeRad

Great old joke: young, new pastor is dropping in...

Great old joke: young, new pastor is dropping in to meet all of his new parishioners. He's very nervous at the first house even though she's a sweet old lady. While she's in the kitchen getting him...
Forum: Foo
05-16-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 9,708
Views: 1,519,649
Posted By RubeRad

So the car rolled down an embankment? Did it make...

So the car rolled down an embankment? Did it make it all the way into traffic?
05-15-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,789
Posted By RubeRad

Been listening lately to Infinite Monkey Cage, a...

Been listening lately to Infinite Monkey Cage, a light-hearted, short BBC-produced science podcast
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00snr0w/episodes/downloads
Forum: Foo
05-15-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 668
Posted By RubeRad

We secured a Costco no-haggle price for a minivan...

We secured a Costco no-haggle price for a minivan that we bought at a local dealership.
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 11:38 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 668
Posted By RubeRad

Well i've never been to a rock concert, so you...

Well i've never been to a rock concert, so you can make up for all the concerts I didn't go to. I've got you covered on Costco
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 10:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 310
Posted By RubeRad

I used to pretend to be an audiophile --...

I used to pretend to be an audiophile -- subscribed to Audiophile magazine, studied all the reviews for the best gear my meagre college bank account could afford: Adcom GFA-535 amp and GTP-400...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 10:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 668
Posted By RubeRad

A friend and I were just talking about Korean...

A friend and I were just talking about Korean instant ramen, and she sent me this pic:
...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 10:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 668
Posted By RubeRad

Costco is a cost-efficient source of cheap...

Costco is a cost-efficient source of cheap calories for teenage boys. And even if you never set foot inside, the cheaper cost of gas, and the percentages back on credit card purchases, more than...
Forum: Foo
05-14-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

Glad you got the info you needed to make a...

Glad you got the info you needed to make a decision! I learned some stuff too, but I think that has come to an end. I'm out
Forum: Foo
05-13-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

There are many posters who manage to disagree...

There are many posters who manage to disagree without annoyingly smug superiority. It pollutes the conversation the rest of us are having.
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 05:29 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

Why do you care? (Other than piling up reasons to...

Why do you care? (Other than piling up reasons to sneer?)


Faster if you are using your smartphone as a movie theater, or as a hotspot for your home internet (I know people for which this is...
Forum: Foo
05-12-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

I (and others) have already stipulated that...

I (and others) have already stipulated that whatever 5G is, it is not something that adds value for you. Why do you insist on sticking around and arguing that it can't possibly have value for anybody...
05-12-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 919
Posted By RubeRad

Update: one of my favorite youtube educational...

Update: one of my favorite youtube educational creators (3Blue1Brown) is Brave-Verified, so that's where all my BAT tips will be going for now. (Again, this is not about me and my piddly tips, it's...
05-12-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

I do, I just have to take them off another bike....

I do, I just have to take them off another bike. Just adds another couple minutes to the swap. Plan to do that today actually
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 09:54 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

Nothing. 5G is only for the technophile phone...

Nothing. 5G is only for the technophile phone user who is interested in bragging about blazing speed specs. You can show yourself out now.
05-11-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

It could well be loose, but wouldn't that make a...

It could well be loose, but wouldn't that make a noise that is dependent on what cog I'm on, not always synced to pedal stroke?
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 392
Posted By RubeRad

Where have I seen something like that before? ...

Where have I seen something like that before?

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/495x277/alm__e5f5fa54274226803b83c5b13e25e3e2e8e486f8.jpg


Also reminds me of Ender's...
Forum: Foo
05-10-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 392
Posted By RubeRad

That's an interesting question, I never wondered...

That's an interesting question, I never wondered about that before! What are the strength requirements for jockeys that would make it harder for female jockeys to compete at high levels?
05-10-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

last night I had time to flip the bike and drip...

last night I had time to flip the bike and drip some chain lube around Brooks frame metal contact areas, and double-check chainring bolts were tight (they were). No change to the Click.

Not riding...
05-09-22, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21,059
Views: 3,914,878
Posted By RubeRad

Lock a can of coke in there, and you've DOUBLED...

Lock a can of coke in there, and you've DOUBLED your investment!
05-09-22, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

Yup, that's why I bought sno-seal...

Yup, that's why I bought sno-seal (https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/632911-brooks-saddles-alternativ-proofide.html) instead
05-09-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

I can feel it, but not strong enough for me to...

I can feel it, but not strong enough for me to get the impression that it's the pedal. But I can def test a pedal swap, see if it goes away.


Good thought, I do have a rather wonky little ring,...
05-09-22, 12:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

wow I will look into that. I got the brooks used,...

wow I will look into that. I got the brooks used, on a bike I bought, I've never done anything with it. I have a jar of sno-seal I could apply, and I can try to figure out if there are metal parts...
05-09-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

Trying to 'feel' where the click is coming from...

Trying to 'feel' where the click is coming from in my feet, I get the impression it is the BB/chainring area. If it were the pedals it seems like I'd feel it stronger in my feet, if it was the...
05-09-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

Tell me more about that -- I do have a Brooks.

Tell me more about that -- I do have a Brooks.
05-09-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 309
Posted By RubeRad

Click

While on a 60+ mile day of riding Saturday, I developed a click. It's usually at the bottom of my right pedal stroke, and as long as I am JRA casually (cruising about 10mph on the flats), it is every...
05-09-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 673
Views: 92,775
Posted By RubeRad

You are correct, that's a great description;...

You are correct, that's a great description; Ozard, Breaking Bad/Better Call Saul, Fargo, ... I do enjoy that genre, but if it's not your cup of tea, then you've put your finger on something to avoid
Forum: Foo
05-05-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 1,906
Views: 330,117
Posted By RubeRad

That really is an amazing set of animations, and...

That really is an amazing set of animations, and highlights how amazing mechanical watches are!
Forum: Foo
05-03-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

I made my own weight jacket. Problem is, I can't...

I made my own weight jacket. Problem is, I can't take it off.

It's made of ice cream, donuts, and even a lot of vegetables and meat
Forum: Foo
05-03-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

I remember a long time ago also, somebody here on...

I remember a long time ago also, somebody here on BF reporting they get a lot more flats in the rain, and hypothesizing maybe shards of glass are somehow slipperier/cuttier when wet?
Forum: Foo
05-03-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

I think it does matter, presumably you're running...

I think it does matter, presumably you're running lower tire pressures on the wider tires. Think about how easy it is to pop an overinflated balloon with a pin, you just barely have to touch it --...
Forum: Foo
05-03-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

My commuter is not tubeless. I got a flat last...

My commuter is not tubeless. I got a flat last week from picking up a wire that burrowed through the tire. I swapped in my spare tube and rode home, only to find the next day that the spare had gone...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 11:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

I've had good luck with the el cheapo...

I've had good luck with the el cheapo single-18650 charger that originally came bundled with my first cree flashlight. At 2400mwh, I'm only recharging my headlight battery like once every 5-10 rides,...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 05:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

That's kinda nice that the light itself is also...

That's kinda nice that the light itself is also the charger (no need to take the 18650 battery out to charge it), and also it looks like the battery would be easily replaceable.

Still, at $99......
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

I was once doing an organized/competitive MTB...

I was once doing an organized/competitive MTB ride (ok I guess it was a 'race'). Going up this huge hill, I passed (extremely slowly) this other guy with a floor pump strapped to a backpack. I told...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,719
Posted By RubeRad

Like so many others said, $3.79 and yer *****in?...

Like so many others said, $3.79 and yer *****in? Try visiting CA, you'll never leave (because you won't be able to afford the gas to get back out to AZ)

This year I forgot my annual New Year's...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

I think we are all subject to our own superiority...

I think we are all subject to our own superiority complexes, and need to suppress that instinct/tendency.

I know I feel pity/disdain for 'cagers' who are not enlightened like all of us BFers,...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

Nice. 30 MegaBytes/s = 240 million bits/second =...

Nice. 30 MegaBytes/s = 240 million bits/second = 240 'megabit' service? That's impressive.
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

good review, thanks!

good review, thanks!
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,357
Posted By RubeRad

Back to the OP, I'm curious if anybody has tried...

Back to the OP, I'm curious if anybody has tried 5G home internet service. $50/mo is cheaper than I'm paying for internet right now, and assuming my house is in a decent spot for 5G reception, it...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By RubeRad

Why is this in Foo? I've posted probably on...

Why is this in Foo?

I've posted probably on a dozen other threads, what you really want is, just go to amazon and search Cree XML-T6...
Forum: Foo
05-02-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,181
Posted By RubeRad

Like SkinGriz said, why is this your top priority...

Like SkinGriz said, why is this your top priority if you're the type of guy that will drive it for 20 years?


If you like Kia, are you also looking at Hyundai? Kia seems like the 'other' Korean...
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