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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Bob Ross

Unless Lightweight...

Unless Lightweight (https://lightweight.info/en/road-bike/wheels/overview) introduced a budget line recently that I'm unaware of, that "$1500" is a typo and should be $6500
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 555
Posted By Bob Ross

You've got the right brand; but rather than...

You've got the right brand; but rather than choosing their pre-built wheels, find a reputable wheelbuilder who uses DT Swiss components and have them spec a custom handbuilt set based on your weight,...
06-23-22, 08:43 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 27,604
Posted By Bob Ross

Oh man, I was just thinking of this the other...

Oh man, I was just thinking of this the other day. The winner by a landslide for that dubious distinction was when I saw Frank Zappa & The Mothers Of Invention in November 1974 at the Capitol Theater...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 03:04 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,342
Posted By Bob Ross

Oh, sure, you could add an external optical drive...

Oh, sure, you could add an external optical drive to nearly any computer. I just meant that unless Kat12 had one of those outlier computers with no built-in optical drive they already have a DVD...
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,342
Posted By Bob Ross

Unless they're rocking a current Chromebook (or...

Unless they're rocking a current Chromebook (or one of those other newfangled under-equipped laptops) or a really old Mac/PC, the built-in CD-ROM drive almost certainly will play a standard DVD.
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 175
Posted By Bob Ross

I definitely have nearly zero in Metallica (and...

I definitely have nearly zero in Metallica (and absolute zero -- so, like -400° Kelvin, right?) interest in driving 4 hours to see them. But I'd like to know more about the 4 years you lived in...
Forum: Foo
06-22-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,342
Posted By Bob Ross

^^^That definitely seems to be the case...and so...

^^^That definitely seems to be the case...and so far, the missus and I have not yet figured it out.

I'm kinda fine with it; when we're in the home that only has streaming apps on the TV, I either...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 455,276
Posted By Bob Ross

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/800x400/1655907668_544f0695b3a65348c8c5b07ec41b534201b4d9d9.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 925
Posted By Bob Ross

This might sound like I'm referring to the...

This might sound like I'm referring to the "character" difference between mechanical and electronic shifting, but this really is particular to modern Campy mechanical versus...well, anybody's...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By Bob Ross

No, I just meant that for someone "new to serious...

No, I just meant that for someone "new to serious cycling" deciding to build your own bike is pretty ambitious!
06-20-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 3,137
Views: 374,568
Posted By Bob Ross

King Richard...

King Richard (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/King_Richard_(film)) - 9/10

Surprisingly engaging story -- I say "surprisingly" because I hate tennis. Seriously -- and wonderfully acted. I totally get...
Forum: Foo
06-20-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,679
Views: 148,093
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUsZNqmCT4Q

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUsZNqmCT4Q
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 08:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 359
Posted By Bob Ross

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/603x315/fetchimage_siteid_7575_v_2_jpgquality_100_width_700_url_https_3a_2f_2fi_kym_cdn_com_2fphotos_2fimages_2fnewsfeed_2f000_2f353_2f279_2fe31_7...
06-17-22, 01:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By Bob Ross

It's called compression. :)

It's called compression. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By Bob Ross

Most of my cycling friends who are fans of...

Most of my cycling friends who are fans of mid-ride re-application* use small plastic screw-top containers (like the ones that folks store their contact lenses in) which they refill at home from the...
06-17-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By Bob Ross

Yeah, back in post #2!

Yeah, back in post #2!
Forum: Foo
06-17-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 201,694
Posted By Bob Ross

1987: ...

1987:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZM3vHVjYzQ
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2,780
Views: 455,276
Posted By Bob Ross

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-22, 01:49 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 805
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm a big fan of AstroGlide ...oh, wait,...

I'm a big fan of AstroGlide

...oh, wait, wrong forum.
Forum: Foo
06-16-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 651
Posted By Bob Ross

Right, I don't think Eric was claiming that...

Right, I don't think Eric was claiming that broadcast engineers invented the idea of microwave ovens...just that they took advantage of the brainstorming coming out of Raytheon and proved that it was...
Forum: Foo
06-15-22, 05:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 651
Posted By Bob Ross

True Story: 30-something years ago I worked with...

True Story: 30-something years ago I worked with Eric Small, who was a mover & shaker in radio and television broadcast engineering. Eric told me that back when the broadcast industry was first...
06-14-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,879
Posted By Bob Ross

I remember seeing these guys performing at a free...

I remember seeing these guys performing at a free concert in Copley Square (Boston MA) early summer of 1977, don't think I've heard any of their work since. This piece is from an album they released...
Forum: Foo
06-14-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 538
Posted By Bob Ross

Nearly every correspondance I have with the IRS...

Nearly every correspondance I have with the IRS gets sent Registered Mail, Return Receipt Requested. I save all the return receipts along with my tax info for any given year in a file for 7 years.
06-13-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By Bob Ross

Not so long as they're riding at the same speed...

Not so long as they're riding at the same speed you are. If a gap opens up behind you and that next rider decides to put the hammer down to close it, they may register as an oncoming car.



From...
06-13-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By Bob Ross

Now imagine if instead of making that a standard...

Now imagine if instead of making that a standard built in feature on new bikes, there was a standard built in feature on new cars that prevented the driver from plowing into cyclists.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Bob Ross

Ultegra 6700 didn't have external cables; 6600...

Ultegra 6700 didn't have external cables; 6600 did...but that means the bike was probably made circa 2005-2007. Based on the little I know of Aegis frames that seems consistent with the "Crafted in...
06-09-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,879
Posted By Bob Ross

https://ebolasoup.bandcamp.com/track/sleepyhead

https://ebolasoup.bandcamp.com/track/sleepyhead
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 201,694
Posted By Bob Ross

Mick Jagger from 1987: ...

Mick Jagger from 1987:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVQvqPhhJA4

with Jeff Beck on guitar, Doug Wimbish on bass, Terry Bozzio on drums...damn!
Forum: Foo
06-09-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 194,999
Posted By Bob Ross

1979: ...

1979:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhezKZxFtJI
Forum: Foo
06-08-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,739
Views: 140,079
Posted By Bob Ross

1968: ...

1968:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWCcs8ZnDF4
Forum: Foo
06-07-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 160,045
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goHVc***xak...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=goHVc***xak [edit: What the hell? What sequence of letters in that URL is triggering BF's censors?!?!? "***"?!?!]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TKfUmaFc0cg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,362
Posted By Bob Ross

I stopped reading right ^^^there. That is a...

I stopped reading right ^^^there. That is a dealbreaker, period.
06-07-22, 08:12 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By Bob Ross

I have terrible knees -- was diagnosed with...

I have terrible knees -- was diagnosed with severe chondromalacia patellae in both knees 25 years ago, and with a minor ACL tear in the left knee 12 years ago -- and yet I never feel that clipping...
06-03-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By Bob Ross

1. Why did you get it? - My wife had recently had...

1. Why did you get it? - My wife had recently had a fitting to alleviate some discomfort, and she was so impressed with the results that she bought me a fitting from the same fitter as a birthday...
Forum: Northeast
06-03-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Bob Ross

Can't quite meet your location requirements, but...

Can't quite meet your location requirements, but at least these guys are in NYC (northern-most Manhattan, at 200th Street & Broadway).

https://www.treadbikeshop.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 06:51 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,073
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm pretty sure King Cages are formed from a...

I'm pretty sure King Cages are formed from a single tubular piece of metal, bent to shape and then the two ends are welded together. If I'm right about that there is not an equivalent weak point on...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 31,831
Posted By Bob Ross

Saturday I did a 40 mile ride in a torrential...

Saturday I did a 40 mile ride in a torrential downpour.
During Sunday's sunny 65 mile ride every time I turned the pedals I heard & felt a loud intermittant "CLUNK!" coming from the drivetrain....
Forum: Foo
06-02-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 2,568
Views: 194,999
Posted By Bob Ross

Eberhard Weber's 1979 quartet "Colours" ...

Eberhard Weber's 1979 quartet "Colours"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5SK0TtVlW0
06-01-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By Bob Ross

LOL! You ain't kidding! The flattest ride I've...

LOL! You ain't kidding! The flattest ride I've ever done in my life was an out & back from Davis to Winters: 40 miles round trip, total elevation gain of 28 feet!
Forum: Foo
06-01-22, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By Bob Ross

I had an old friend who was an Aerosmith fan...

I had an old friend who was an Aerosmith fan since the band's early days, and he told me that in the late 1970s he'd occasionally see concerts of theirs where Steven Tyler didn't even show up. Too...
Forum: Foo
05-31-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 393
Posted By Bob Ross

Came across a juvenile rattlesnake on the MUP in...

Came across a juvenile rattlesnake on the MUP in Tucson last month
(for some reason BF is not letting me embed this link to a Facebook video:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 445
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm a big fan of Specialized/S-Works shoes for...

I'm a big fan of Specialized/S-Works shoes for their larger-than-normal toe box, so that's my usual recommendation when folks ask for a "high volume" cycling shoe. As for the "high instep/high arch"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,684
Posted By Bob Ross

qft

qft
Forum: Foo
05-24-22, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,008
Views: 160,045
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhcKzqjnzC0 ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vhcKzqjnzC0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATY3-8PlCRw
Forum: Foo
05-22-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 10
Snl
Views: 269
Posted By Bob Ross

If by "some years back" you mean ~45-50 I might...

If by "some years back" you mean ~45-50 I might agree with you...maybe.
Forum: Foo
05-21-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 2,620
Views: 201,694
Posted By Bob Ross

Was listening to this yesterday. From 1986....

Was listening to this yesterday. From 1986. Absolutely captivating!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=endxuPEg0lY
05-19-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,879
Posted By Bob Ross

Bandmates turned me on to Colin Stetson and Ex...

Bandmates turned me on to Colin Stetson and Ex Eye last night. This is freakin' awesome.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SkdHYTaEcsw
05-19-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,793
Posted By Bob Ross

Hmm... I'll agree that #4 was better than #3, but...

Hmm... I'll agree that #4 was better than #3, but #2 set a pretty high bar for engaging action/adventure, I'd much rather re-watch that for the Nth time than sit through the Sam Worthington one. How...
05-19-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,719
Posted By Bob Ross

You may have missed the earlier post where...

You may have missed the earlier post where someone pointed out that riding two abreast makes your group half as long, and therefore allows the overtaking motor vehicles to pass you more quickly....
Forum: Foo
05-19-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10,047
Views: 2,129,332
Posted By Bob Ross

Just learned Vangelis passed away, so listening...

Just learned Vangelis passed away, so listening to this track he co-wrote with Jon Anderson:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XcKN0XbCbU
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