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09-25-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 820
Posted By SkinGriz

Fungus not so much bacteria. Think yeast,...

Fungus not so much bacteria.

Think yeast, fermentation.
Forum: Foo
09-25-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 457
Views: 16,246
Posted By SkinGriz

Let me guess. Apple car charger not compatible...

Let me guess. Apple car charger not compatible with Tesla or Rivian chargers. Your android phone wonít auto sync.

But if you have an Apple TV the program you were watching will carry over to your...
Forum: Foo
09-25-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 324
Posted By SkinGriz

Just steer with your knees. Even driving stick...

Just steer with your knees. Even driving stick youíd be surprised at what you can accomplish.

That said. Iím done with stick in urban environments. And with the new GDI and 6 speed autos,...
09-24-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,127
Posted By SkinGriz

Iíve never been to one. Wanted to check one out. ...

Iíve never been to one. Wanted to check one out.

Proselytizing to what? From what?

I have to get better at being a chameleon or a gray man.
09-24-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 283
Posted By SkinGriz

I love my wife.

If it was me and my wife bought me a bike, Iíd find a way to use it.
09-22-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 218
Posted By SkinGriz

To the OP. It looks like a really nice bike to...

To the OP.
It looks like a really nice bike to me.
If you like it Iím happy for you.
09-22-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By SkinGriz

Too cool. Thanks for posting. I want drop...

Too cool.
Thanks for posting.
I want drop bars on a beach cruiser just to be contrarian.
09-21-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 369
Posted By SkinGriz

^ This. Itís a bigger deal if youíre squeezing...

^ This. Itís a bigger deal if youíre squeezing radials onto skinny rims, but you arenít, so it isnít.
09-20-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By SkinGriz

Avoid crank forward flat foot technology. Every...

Avoid crank forward flat foot technology. Every poster with one of those bikes posts later about having a hard time figuring out bar and seat position.

Other than that figure out your fit. What...
09-18-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,577
Posted By SkinGriz

Iím happy for him that he gets paid or product or...

Iím happy for him that he gets paid or product or whatever.

Iím happy he puts info out there.

I donít think having a bunch of media out there with my face on it is for me.
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By SkinGriz

And I agree with Hondo. Those TX deer that are...

And I agree with Hondo. Those TX deer that are the size of labs with racks the size of Elk are goofy looking.
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By SkinGriz

The biggest issue with so cal deer is habitat....

The biggest issue with so cal deer is habitat. Housing took over much of their territory. Fire suppression starves them. Fire suppression turns wild lands with enough water into closed canopy forest,...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By SkinGriz

Pretty sure the only US whitetail that far west...

Pretty sure the only US whitetail that far west are the coues deer in AZ and a small pocket of whitetail along the Columbia.

No whitetail in California. In the PNW they call their mule deer ďblack...
09-18-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,097
Posted By SkinGriz

Rabbits are beautiful animals. Iím happy for...

Rabbits are beautiful animals.
Iím happy for you to have such a fine pet.
09-18-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 515
Posted By SkinGriz

Huh. Iíll put that in the quiver.

Huh. Iíll put that in the quiver.
09-18-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,634
Posted By SkinGriz

Iím going to try another theory. I was thinking...

Iím going to try another theory. I was thinking about just having 2 chains for every bike I was riding regularly. One stays submerged in something like ATF. The other on the bike. When I feel the...
09-18-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
Posted By SkinGriz

How big of a tire can fit on the Lifestyle? In...

How big of a tire can fit on the Lifestyle? In 27.5 is there a tire in between 2.4 and 1.95 youíd be ok with? Why do you prefer V-brakes over mechanical discs?

I guess those might be good starting...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 392
Posted By SkinGriz

Coworker saw whatís left of the Dead there. He...

Coworker saw whatís left of the Dead there. He said he had a good time.
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By SkinGriz

Cats are amazing hunters, for the reason that...

Cats are amazing hunters, for the reason that they are so stealthy. When I hike woods at night, I check my six a LOT!

My camping preference is on the primitive side. Quiet. Far from other campers....
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 10:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By SkinGriz

Depends on the environment and privacy. ...

Depends on the environment and privacy.

ĒBest day to hunt deer and elk is the 4th of July.Ē forester I know.
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 584
Posted By SkinGriz

Buck looks good. Soon heíll be abusing your...

Buck looks good. Soon heíll be abusing your trees. ArghÖ....
Forum: BMX
09-17-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By SkinGriz

Was waiting for someone with more knowledge to...

Was waiting for someone with more knowledge to respond.

Donít know about that particular brand. I would say based on the 1 1/8 headset, 3 piece cranks, and it not coming with a kickstand that itís...
09-17-21, 07:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,406
Posted By SkinGriz

My understanding is the nation with the reserve...

My understanding is the nation with the reserve currency always runs a trade deficit.

Hence I donít worry about buying MUSA.

Great read. Didnít even the mighty Harley Davidson run Domino...
09-17-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,634
Posted By SkinGriz

MEK was amazing. Almost like the crud...

MEK was amazing.
Almost like the crud evaporated.
09-16-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 519
Posted By SkinGriz

Looks fun!

Looks fun!
09-16-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By SkinGriz

https://www.amazon.com/Truvativ-00-6415-027-000-Am...

https://www.amazon.com/Truvativ-00-6415-027-000-American-To-Euro-Bmx-Adapter/dp/B000VT550K/ref=asc_df_B000VT550K/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=312111916046&hvpos=&hvnetw=g&hvrand=8144579229354409...
09-16-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By SkinGriz

If all I wanted was taller or shorter gearingÖ...

If all I wanted was taller or shorter gearingÖ The simplest, fastest, cheapest fix is the rear cog.
09-16-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By SkinGriz

Yes. BCD matters, but I think you can get about...

Yes. BCD matters, but I think you can get about any BCD sprocket (chainwheel) if you shop around.

Are you OK with your crank arm length? If you desire to go with a longer crank arm, are you...
09-16-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 650
Posted By SkinGriz

The coolest thing in the world is to be a...

The coolest thing in the world is to be a confident independent thinker. Everything else? EhÖ.
09-16-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,358
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zB2yz8TSaeY

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zB2yz8TSaeY
09-16-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,358
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iMTNT_BzkdA

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=iMTNT_BzkdA
09-16-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By SkinGriz

Do you want BMX or MTB style 3 piece cranks?

Do you want BMX or MTB style 3 piece cranks?
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 11:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 531
Posted By SkinGriz

To me it looked like the cat missed the flag. I...

To me it looked like the cat missed the flag. I definitely wouldnít pick up the cat afterwards.

I guess you never know with cats just how wild a stray or feral cat is.

Property I spent part of...
09-15-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 851
Posted By SkinGriz

Fire is the natural state. Lack of fire is the...

Fire is the natural state.
Lack of fire is the disturbance.
09-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,681
Posted By SkinGriz

OP been gone for awhile. But since the thread is...

OP been gone for awhile. But since the thread is opened back up.

He said itís all flat. If heís not going down big hills and doesnít mind not being able to backpedal, then I guess almost any brake...
09-15-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By SkinGriz

Iíve never ridden one. They do seem like nice...

Iíve never ridden one. They do seem like nice bikes.

Looks like the geometry of a cruiser with the lightweight of modern materials and diamond frame.
09-15-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 811
Posted By SkinGriz

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.
Forum: Foo
09-15-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 531
Posted By SkinGriz

Cats survive drops. They even land on all 4...

Cats survive drops. They even land on all 4 afterwards. Definitely not worth the scratching and biting to me. Not worth the potential cat scratch fever.

But I guess college students arenít known...
09-14-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,152
Posted By SkinGriz

Some of you might say ďEric. Donít reuse nuts...

Some of you might say ďEric. Donít reuse nuts that you completely removed the tempering from. Eric, compare old part to new part immediately, or at least before you forget left and right side.Ē
...
09-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By SkinGriz

Iím pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than...

Iím pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than they do on motorcycles.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ss78LfY3nE
09-14-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,001
Posted By SkinGriz

Qty of dollars is up + Qty of goods those dollars...

Qty of dollars is up + Qty of goods those dollars can buy is down = price goes up.
09-14-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,811
Posted By SkinGriz

Riding in flip flops for me is one of those...

Riding in flip flops for me is one of those ďYouíre going to do this and regret it.Ē type things.

Twice in the last 3 months or so feet slipped out of flip flops hopping up a curb.

Didnít break...
09-13-21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 239
Posted By SkinGriz

Vintage MTB brake levers.

Looking for non linear-pull/non V-brake levers with more leverage, probably achieved by longer levers.

Are Dia-Compe SS6 levers what you guys would recommend? Anything else? Thank you.
09-13-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,072
Posted By SkinGriz

^ This. Iím rocking a cheap bike also. A...

^ This.

Iím rocking a cheap bike also. A bike can still be fun, and you can learn a lot about maintenance and repairs along the way.

Was going to reward myself with something like a Nukeproof...
09-13-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 540
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EEMFZ3KxMpU

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=EEMFZ3KxMpU
09-13-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 316
Posted By SkinGriz

Use them at work. Yes theyíre strong enough. ...

Use them at work.
Yes theyíre strong enough.
But all the work applications clamp around much thicker wall thickness than a bike frame. FWIW.
Also, if clamping around something not actually round,...
09-13-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 365
Posted By SkinGriz

The world was no longer as safe as it had been? ...

The world was no longer as safe as it had been?
How do you know the difference between safety and the illusion of safety?

I read this post thinking your front wheel popped out of its dropout or...
09-13-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,152
Posted By SkinGriz

Have you checked the ball joints? The first...

Have you checked the ball joints?

The first part of any cars suspension is the tire sidewall. I wouldnít change any wheel/tire combo to lower profile, just to turn around and try to chase clunks...
09-13-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 185
Posted By SkinGriz

square taper jis 170mm Google that. Pick any...

square taper jis 170mm

Google that. Pick any crank arm you fancy.
09-12-21, 09:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,152
Posted By SkinGriz

If you donít off-road often you can extend stuff...

If you donít off-road often you can extend stuff like transfer case and rear diff service a long, long time.
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