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07-01-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,040
Posted By jon c.

Tape a plastic club divider tube to the top tube,...

Tape a plastic club divider tube to the top tube, slide the club in and secure the clubhead.

50 years ago I rode my bike to the pro shop to pick up a Ping putter I had ordered. That was the...
07-01-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 410
Posted By jon c.

Spyro Gyra has been a fixture at such events in...

Spyro Gyra has been a fixture at such events in Rochester for nearly 50 years.
07-01-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 545
Posted By jon c.

Planned obsolescence usually refers to items...

Planned obsolescence usually refers to items designed to require replacement more frequently than should be necessary. Which I don't find to be the case with bicycles. I ride 40 year old bikes...
06-27-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 179
Views: 4,417
Posted By jon c.

If you ask the crowd for their opinions, you will...

If you ask the crowd for their opinions, you will get what you asked for.
Forum: Foo
06-23-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 849
Posted By jon c.

We had a similar problem once. But before we...

We had a similar problem once. But before we could catch the mama and get her spayed, she was carrying again. Then two of the kittens got pregnant. We ended up with 21 kittens in the yard. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 335
Posted By jon c.

When riding with a sinus cold I usually take...

When riding with a sinus cold I usually take Ephedrine. Would disqualify one in competition, but it clears the sinuses nicely on a recreational ride.
Forum: Foo
06-21-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 730
Posted By jon c.

I've read that saccharine is now considered no...

I've read that saccharine is now considered no more dangerous than other sweeteners. The ban on its use could be lifted if the end users wanted to spend the money to produce the scientific studies...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,758
Posted By jon c.

Shorts work for me. Haven't felt a need to try...

Shorts work for me. Haven't felt a need to try bibs.
06-20-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,398
Posted By jon c.

I had a Raleigh Record with a frame like that...

I had a Raleigh Record with a frame like that when I was a teen.

Of course, it wasn't like that when I bought it. Riding in a cemetery after dark I encountered a piece of heavy equipment in the...
06-16-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,158
Posted By jon c.

sometimes humans don't do our collective image...

sometimes humans don't do our collective image any favors
06-16-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,017
Posted By jon c.

I hate cold so my range is about 65 - 105. I'd...

I hate cold so my range is about 65 - 105. I'd ride if it were warmed, but it seldom gets much above 100 here.
06-16-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,718
Posted By jon c.

I did have some yell "get on the sidewalk" once,...

I did have some yell "get on the sidewalk" once, but I'm pretty sure he was making a joke as the nearest sidewalk is about 8 miles away.
Replies: 18
Views: 544
Posted By jon c.

Certainly not a bad place to start, but you...

Certainly not a bad place to start, but you probably want to cast a wider net for such a niche item. There are a small number of potential buyers so you want to try multiple avenues to reach them....
06-11-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 52,793
Posted By jon c.

don't know whether to laugh or cry

don't know whether to laugh or cry
06-08-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,959
Posted By jon c.

In every state in which they exist, helmet laws...

In every state in which they exist, helmet laws apply only to children. The concept of police enforcing trivial laws against children might have worked in Mayberry 60 years ago, but it really...
Forum: Foo
06-06-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 4,859
Posted By jon c.

I've heard that the two happiest days in a boat...

I've heard that the two happiest days in a boat owner's life are the day they buy the boat and the day they sell the boat.
Forum: Foo
06-01-22, 07:04 PM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,435
Posted By jon c.

I was playing regular golf not long ago when I...

I was playing regular golf not long ago when I hit a shot into a pond. But the water was low and the ball was sitting on mud in a spot where it looked like I could play it. It wasn't that I wanted...
06-01-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 837
Posted By jon c.

You would expect NO to have the "worst"...

You would expect NO to have the "worst" statistics in that regard. It's a mecca for tourists who like to drink a lot. Being a pedestrian really isn't dangerous if you're sober and paying attention....
05-31-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By jon c.

I wouldn't hand over any amount of cash for a...

I wouldn't hand over any amount of cash for a test ride.
05-23-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,180
Posted By jon c.

Never had a problem while riding. I don't push...

Never had a problem while riding. I don't push myself that hard. I've had a couple of bad heat stroke episodes doing clearing and landscaping work in high heat, I work harder than I realize...
Forum: Foo
05-23-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 770
Posted By jon c.

I drive an old truck that only has a CD player so...

I drive an old truck that only has a CD player so I still listen to CDs every day.
05-23-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,053
Posted By jon c.

Haven't felt the need. But I ride mostly...

Haven't felt the need.

But I ride mostly lower traffic roads with friendly drivers.
05-20-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,735
Posted By jon c.

We do indeed ride on very different roads. With...

We do indeed ride on very different roads. With shoulders like that, I completely agree. My apologies for glossing over that part when I read it.

My roads have no shoulder. Not infrequently the...
05-19-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By jon c.

So not really relevant here.

So not really relevant here.
05-19-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,959
Posted By jon c.

Freedom is a good thing.

Freedom is a good thing.
05-19-22, 07:03 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,735
Posted By jon c.

I don't understand your point. Given a...

I don't understand your point.

Given a substandard road width, which is every road I ride save for the primary thoroughfares with shoulders, a driver must enter the opposing lane to pass safely. ...
05-19-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 709
Posted By jon c.

Excellent! Hope we can all do the same when...

Excellent!

Hope we can all do the same when we get there.
05-19-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,217
Posted By jon c.

It is specifically illegal. 40 or 50 years ago...

It is specifically illegal. 40 or 50 years ago when their numbers were larger, Angels and Bandidos used to ride in groups that size.
05-18-22, 05:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,217
Posted By jon c.

75 does seem a bit much. Our local groups tend to...

75 does seem a bit much. Our local groups tend to top out at 30 or so.

Riding single file would be pointless. There are a few spots where you might be able to pass if they're clustered but you...
Forum: Touring
05-17-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,683
Posted By jon c.

It's a patty in Jamaica.

It's a patty in Jamaica.
05-16-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,413
Posted By jon c.

You get faster when you start but in my...

You get faster when you start but in my experience that plateaus fairly soon. After that if you want to get faster you have to really work at it. Which is hard to do alone. Riding with faster...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 07:51 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,507
Posted By jon c.

With predictable long term results

With predictable long term results
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 498
Posted By jon c.

Given his track record, I agree. I've been...

Given his track record, I agree.

I've been following him since the early 80s when he was winning quarter horse futurities at bush tracks in Arizona. I was a fan for a long time, But the...
Forum: Foo
05-11-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 498
Posted By jon c.

His current 90 day suspension is effective...

His current 90 day suspension is effective nationwide. That was imposed by the Kentucky Racing Commission and is honored by other jurisdictions. So his other horses in California are also running...
05-02-22, 08:41 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,134
Posted By jon c.

Not on country roads around here.

Not on country roads around here.
04-27-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 729
Posted By jon c.

I'll often move into the opposing lane and allow...

I'll often move into the opposing lane and allow the car to pass on the right as I'm turning. But I'm mostly riding in a rural area. Certainly not appropriate in all situations.
04-26-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,385
Posted By jon c.

People now defend rude behavior because wokeness....

People now defend rude behavior because wokeness. Calls for basic civility are met with sneers. Fine place our society has come to occupy.
Forum: Foo
04-26-22, 05:52 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,435
Posted By jon c.

Based on recent legislation, that one actually...

Based on recent legislation, that one actually makes sense.
04-21-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 491
Posted By jon c.

If they're new they certainly shouldn't be...

If they're new they certainly shouldn't be sticky.

I've made mine sticky cleaning them with the wrong cleaner. Repeated applications of baby powder before every ride eventually got them back...
Forum: Foo
04-19-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By jon c.

Had my roof done recently and all the estimates...

Had my roof done recently and all the estimates were in the same ballpark. I ended up using a GC as he was willing to do some other work that no one else would touch.

I replaced the original...
04-17-22, 07:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,364
Posted By jon c.

The majority of cars around here have dark enough...

The majority of cars around here have dark enough tint on the windows that eye contact isn't really possible.
Forum: Foo
04-11-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,273
Posted By jon c.

100 years wasn't that far back. They certainly...

100 years wasn't that far back. They certainly had indoor plumbing and the mansions of the day arguably provided a style of luxury unmatched today. The lifestyle was very different then, so the 3...
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,273
Posted By jon c.

The 50% depends on how you're defining it. The...

The 50% depends on how you're defining it. The top 1% is the top, no matter how you slice it. And 100 years isn't that long ago. I'd definitely prefer to be on top.

If the time frame was...
Forum: Foo
04-08-22, 06:06 AM
Replies: 690
Views: 72,435
Posted By jon c.

That was reversed in one the latest initiatives. ...

That was reversed in one the latest initiatives. Now as long as you can say you felt threatened, you can dispatch your gator as you see fit in order to protect yourself.
04-05-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,114
Posted By jon c.

Reminds me of the time I was invited to join a...

Reminds me of the time I was invited to join a group of women who had stopped for minute at a rural road I often traverse. I managed to hold on to the last wheel for a couple of miles and before I...
04-04-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,767
Posted By jon c.

got chased by a raccoon once. nasty little...

got chased by a raccoon once.

nasty little creature.
04-01-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,975
Posted By jon c.

Life is a crap shoot. We all make mistakes but...

Life is a crap shoot. We all make mistakes but if we could go back and change anything then everything subsequent in our lives would change. Perhaps not for the better. So I'm happy enough to...
04-01-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 854
Posted By jon c.

You should post your desires on the C & V sales...

You should post your desires on the C & V sales page. Mostly the same audience, but you might get lucky.

Good luck on your search. I've seen enough of these models that I think if if you...
04-01-22, 06:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,356
Posted By jon c.

I bought a bike online for my wife and it worked...

I bought a bike online for my wife and it worked out great. However, she had already taken a test ride on the same model, which was the personal ride of someone at the shop. We ordered one from...
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