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09-22-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 189
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.
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 552
Posted By SkinGriz

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

Buck looks good. Soon heíll be abusing your trees. ArghÖ....
09-15-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
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: 777
Posted By SkinGriz

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.
09-13-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,877
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...
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 831
Posted By SkinGriz

You watched golf?

You watched golf?
09-08-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By SkinGriz

Iíd rather replace a chain than any of those...

Iíd rather replace a chain than any of those other components.
09-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By SkinGriz

Bike island or bikes direct. More pricey would...

Bike island or bikes direct. More pricey would would be a specialized roll.

I wouldnít rush into the Electra cruisers because of the weird crank forward ďflat foot technology.Ē Then the owners...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 561
Posted By SkinGriz

Like a moth to a flame.

Like a moth to a flame.
08-30-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,385
Posted By SkinGriz

Everyone wants to make $1,000,000/hr and pay...

Everyone wants to make $1,000,000/hr and pay their gardener and babysitter $1/hr under the table while grandstanding ďThere should be a living wage law!Ē Just the way it is.

I remember having...
08-25-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 829
Posted By SkinGriz

I would measure the reach and get the Tektro that...

I would measure the reach and get the Tektro that works. I think the tektro dual pivot is worth the extra 10$ or whatever on Amazon. And kool stop pads.
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 420
Posted By SkinGriz

Oh. And I hope you got a winner and come up big. ...

Oh. And I hope you got a winner and come up big.

I hope I own a horse ranch and your triple crown winner boards at my place.
08-24-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By SkinGriz

+1. Maybe the only place to leave a bike...

+1.

Maybe the only place to leave a bike safe for a couple minutes is the wine/horse country of Temecula?
08-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,743
Posted By SkinGriz

Thanks. Iím not anti- drop bar, just have zero...

Thanks. Iím not anti- drop bar, just have zero experience with them.

It is a little weird to me that I rarely see anyone in the drops, but if I had more experience I might understand why.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,022
Posted By SkinGriz

Nice! ...

Nice!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=q5K1fm56gI8
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,022
Posted By SkinGriz

He was probably ex army NCO. ďDonít call me...

He was probably ex army NCO.

ďDonít call me sir, I work for a living.Ē Itís an enlisted military saying, kind of as a joke. Itís a way of saying ďIím not/wasnít an officer.Ē

Officers work too,...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,022
Posted By SkinGriz

I used to sail with my grandparents. Seemed to me...

I used to sail with my grandparents. Seemed to me grandma was the sailor, grandpa just steered. She still races sabots, so apparently she could have steered and he could have got off his ass and flew...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,123
Posted By SkinGriz

I think itís a rural/urban divide far more than a...

I think itís a rural/urban divide far more than a CA/TX divide.

I grew up fairly rural. I remember hearing about city people buying a place next to the chicken farm / dove coat / dairy... then...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 609
Posted By SkinGriz

Iíve never eaten a rabbi. Probably not kosher.

Iíve never eaten a rabbi. Probably not kosher.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 611
Posted By SkinGriz

There is not enough info here to answer your...

There is not enough info here to answer your question.
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 518
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vfpgpf6QVnI

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vfpgpf6QVnI
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 609
Posted By SkinGriz

Karens and Do-Gooders make life worse. She...

Karens and Do-Gooders make life worse.

She probably feels self righteous completely missing the point that she potentially introduced a whole other level of violence into the situation.
08-20-21, 09:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By SkinGriz

https://www.bikeforums.net/beach-cruisers/1236714-...

https://www.bikeforums.net/beach-cruisers/1236714-other-types-handlebars-your-cruiser.html

I have some bars like the ones VeloMule uses, but a little different. Mine were intended as MTB bars with...
08-17-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By SkinGriz

~20 years ago I saw a guy on a scooter give a...

~20 years ago I saw a guy on a scooter give a push to a young woman riding a step through going around the Arc de Triomphe round about.

She was pretty and looked back at him with an amazing smile....
08-17-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,116
Posted By SkinGriz

Will your foreman let you keep the boots at the...

Will your foreman let you keep the boots at the job site?
Maybe lock them in the gang box?

That wonít necessarily make your pedals last longer.
But I get out of my work boots ASAP.
Used to...
Forum: Foo
08-17-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By SkinGriz

I canít stand most stroads.

I canít stand most stroads.
08-16-21, 10:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 777
Posted By SkinGriz

I could see Eddie Lawson flying through a corner...

I could see Eddie Lawson flying through a corner with those bars.
Forum: Foo
08-16-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,298
Posted By SkinGriz

Thanks. Will digest later. Very helpful.

Thanks. Will digest later. Very helpful.
Forum: Foo
08-16-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 15,987
Posted By SkinGriz

And in spite of the hype of AI, computers canít...

And in spite of the hype of AI, computers canít ad lib.

Whats between your ears is still an amazing, unmatched piece of engineering.
Forum: Foo
08-15-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 453
Views: 15,987
Posted By SkinGriz

Like EVs. I want autonomous cars to work. ...

Like EVs. I want autonomous cars to work.

Iíd love(!) to be able to enjoy my coffee and read a book. Stretch out and move around. Maybe even fold down the extra seats and repair a bike watching an...
08-14-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,187
Posted By SkinGriz

^ This This This +1 It seems engineered to...

^ This This This
+1
It seems engineered to drive wedges and get people at each other.
08-10-21, 11:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 698
Posted By SkinGriz

Itís not stuck on the dock. Itís stuck on the...

Itís not stuck on the dock. Itís stuck on the ship waiting for space at the dock. Family friends have been asking me for like 8 months now ďWhatís going on? Every time I go to the beach I see all...
Forum: Foo
08-10-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 899
Posted By SkinGriz

Agree. A lot of those dogs are probably...

Agree.

A lot of those dogs are probably bored and lonely. Owners probably watching TV.
Forum: Foo
08-09-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 899
Posted By SkinGriz

This is exactly what Iím talking about. So the...

This is exactly what Iím talking about. So the dog does whatever it wants. Still gets food and affection. And we call the dog stupid? Seems to me the dog has it all figured out.

I also wonder if...
08-08-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,945
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Hphwfq1wLJs

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Hphwfq1wLJs
08-07-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,018
Posted By SkinGriz

Thank you cxwrench... koolstop

Thanking cxwrench. Finally got around to getting koolstop pads for some dual pivot calipers. The Continentals.

They felt stickier and softer out of the package than what came with the Tektros.
...
08-07-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,418
Posted By SkinGriz

Looks like Tracklocross is fixed gear in the...

Looks like Tracklocross is fixed gear in the dirt?

looks fun.
08-06-21, 04:41 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 48,160
Posted By SkinGriz

Nice patina! Years ago I took a picture of...

Nice patina!

Years ago I took a picture of some badly rusted structural steel at work. Sent pic to my mother in law captioned ďJoanna Gaines eat your heart out.Ē
08-06-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,006
Posted By SkinGriz

Thank you everyone who contributed to this thread.

Thank you everyone who contributed to this thread.
08-05-21, 10:50 PM
Replies: 416
Views: 48,160
Posted By SkinGriz

I like it. Eventually need to get my wife a...

I like it.

Eventually need to get my wife a decent step through.

Taught her how to mount a diamond frame when I saw her trying to step over the TT.
08-02-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,104
Posted By SkinGriz

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/e1d1ae4d_6bfa_47b5_bcdc_036b31b89b59_56afdde8f8839daa3c9bbc685742b0b04fbcadce.jpeg
Was driving through this town. At first thought...
07-30-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,904
Posted By SkinGriz

The west is as corrupt as any place on earth. It...

The west is as corrupt as any place on earth. It just happens at a different level.
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,346
Posted By SkinGriz

We probably have similar tastes in vehicles. ...

We probably have similar tastes in vehicles.

Iíve complained, ďI donít care if itís ugly, I just wish more engineering went into making sure the transmission will go 300k than into frill doodads.Ē
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 554
Posted By SkinGriz

Youíll probably be fine. But the max brings...

Youíll probably be fine.

But the max brings a couple questions to my mind.

1) Is it crazy to have an unstable airplane that hauls people?

2) Why all the craziness with the MACS system? I...
Forum: Foo
07-24-21, 10:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,328
Posted By SkinGriz

Taxes by citizenship instead of by residence. Is...

Taxes by citizenship instead of by residence. Is their any better way to tell a people ďYou are our slave, keep turning the millstone.Ē?

The idea that you owe your nation anything is ludicrous....
Forum: Foo
07-21-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,809
Posted By SkinGriz

Definitely something to be said for that. I read...

Definitely something to be said for that. I read Cheís Motorcycle Diaries when I was a teenager. I think Francis Chan chose to be homeless for awhile.

Most people assume they care because they...
07-21-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,552
Posted By SkinGriz

Havenít seen the crank in question. But in my...

Havenít seen the crank in question. But in my experience a drill press is a better tool for the job.
07-20-21, 08:21 PM
Replies: 1,284
Views: 431,713
Posted By SkinGriz

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/b52cc57e_0e2c_47ef_bc57_2ad6f95dfcdd_5b9dfebcc462f51b55b0dc51806cb9a5d2af5a6c.jpeg...
07-20-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,085
Posted By SkinGriz

So maybe thereís a market for the IU ones after...

So maybe thereís a market for the IU ones after the race?

Selfishly asking. Iíd rock one for 100-150 if it fit me.
Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,243
Posted By SkinGriz

I didnít know who she was until your post. ...

I didnít know who she was until your post.

Monitoring texts and a ďsupply chain disruption task force.Ē
...
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