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Forum: Foo
09-23-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 666
Posted By Squeeze

Right around beer-thirty. :thumb:

Right around beer-thirty. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,211
Posted By Squeeze

I remember my father and the neighbors drinking...

I remember my father and the neighbors drinking Black Label in the 1970s when I was a kid in Vermont. They also drank Schaefer and Genessee and whatever else was cheap and dropped the pop-tops inside...
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,211
Posted By Squeeze

Yuengling is west of the Mississippi now? Cool. ...

Yuengling is west of the Mississippi now? Cool.

Haven't seen any around here yet, but it'll probably make its way to Colorado from Texas just like Whataburger and too many Texans. :lol:
:beer:
08-13-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 574
Posted By Squeeze

There's also the Wolftooth B-Rad system. ...

There's also the Wolftooth B-Rad system.

https://www.wolftoothcomponents.com/collections/b-rad-system

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0230/9291/files/b-rad-main-image.jpg?v=1524385405

No...
Forum: Foo
08-13-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,174
Posted By Squeeze

I thought everything was supposed to be bigger in...

I thought everything was supposed to be bigger in Texas.

https://pisces.bbystatic.com/image2/BestBuy_US/images/products/6252/6252365_so.jpg
08-12-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,741
Posted By Squeeze

;)

;)
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By Squeeze

Remember Bactine? :eek: Kids who ran home...

Remember Bactine? :eek:

Kids who ran home crying with scraped knees would run back out of the house, crying even louder at the sight of Mom with her spray-can of Bactine. :lol:
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 661
Posted By Squeeze

https://img-9gag-fun.9cache.com/photo/ae5wjwp_700b...

https://img-9gag-fun.9cache.com/photo/ae5wjwp_700bwp.webp
Forum: Foo
07-27-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,532
Posted By Squeeze

Preach on, brother! :thumb: My first two cars...

Preach on, brother! :thumb:
My first two cars were air-cooled VW Beetles. They helped make me into the luddite I am today! :50:
Forum: Foo
07-26-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,532
Posted By Squeeze

Nope. I understand why some lease cars but I...

Nope. I understand why some lease cars but I would never do so. In my case, I:

- can't write it off as a business expense

- never want to have a car payment

- don't want to obsess over every...
07-22-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,426
Posted By Squeeze

I found a used Surly Cross Check on craigslist a...

I found a used Surly Cross Check on craigslist a little over a year ago and have no regrets. I ride it probably 50/50 on road and off road. Off road for me means gravel MUPs, dirt roads, and single...
07-19-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,019
Posted By Squeeze

Oh, and while I'm here... "Price point"...

Oh, and while I'm here...

"Price point" means price. Why add an extra word?

Why did someone make up "colorway"? What's wrong with "color" or "colors"?



:50: Yeah, I know.
07-19-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Squeeze

OP here again. The shop set up my tires as...

OP here again. The shop set up my tires as tubeless. Here's what I ended up with, if anyone is curious. They look like presta valves to me, only shorter. I saw a tiny white spot of what I assume is...
Forum: Foo
07-15-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 4,497
Posted By Squeeze

Slightly off topic, but I once knew a US Marine...

Slightly off topic, but I once knew a US Marine who said P.T. (physical training) was free. I said something about running shoes and he said, and I quote: "Hell no! You can run P.T. butt nekkid!"...
07-13-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By Squeeze

OP here. Just heard back from the LBS. They said...

OP here. Just heard back from the LBS. They said to bring it by and they'd set it up while I wait and that it would take about fifteen minutes. Sounds good to me.

Thanks, everyone.
07-08-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,340
Posted By Squeeze

Since this is the C&V forum, how about a Selle...

Since this is the C&V forum, how about a Selle Italia Turbo?
07-05-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 12,697
Posted By Squeeze

I don't do business with Amazon for several...

I don't do business with Amazon for several reasons.

The reason I get a daily reminder about is how poorly their delivery drivers drive and especially how they park. They regularly block narrow...
Forum: Foo
06-29-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 590
Views: 57,805
Posted By Squeeze

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E46ZRejXwAcb1oW?format...

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/E46ZRejXwAcb1oW?format=jpg&name=small
Forum: Foo
06-22-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9,727
Views: 1,324,051
Posted By Squeeze

He doesn't want to get bugs in his teeth.

He doesn't want to get bugs in his teeth.
06-17-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,621
Posted By Squeeze

I cut the straps off my helmet. It's more...

I cut the straps off my helmet. It's more comfortable that way, doesn't interfere with my prescription sunglasses, and I don't get sweat caked in the chin strap.

Plus, I like to tip my helmet to...
06-02-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,158
Posted By Squeeze

In college, I helped a guy move and he gave me an...

In college, I helped a guy move and he gave me an old bike he didn't want anymore. It was a rusty white Free Spirit "ten speed", as we called them then. It had foam "Grab-On" grips that were rotting...
06-01-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,166
Posted By Squeeze

Agreed. I liked them very much. Forte brand tires...

Agreed. I liked them very much. Forte brand tires were a particular bargain and they had lots of cheap bags for commuting.
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 864
Posted By Squeeze

https://hg1.funnyjunk.com/pictures/Hank+god+dammit...

https://hg1.funnyjunk.com/pictures/Hank+god+dammit+bobby_a042de_4680627.jpg
Forum: Foo
04-15-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,042
Posted By Squeeze

Got my first Moderna shot this morning. That was...

Got my first Moderna shot this morning. That was about five hours ago and so far, I feel completely normal. Time will tell.

Thanks for sharing your stories, everyone. It's good to read what people...
04-13-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,704
Posted By Squeeze

I donated my old and well-worn road bike to a...

I donated my old and well-worn road bike to a bicycle co-op in 2019 because I live where gravel trails are everywhere and I was tired of being limited to pavement on 700x25 tires. I rode it on gravel...
04-07-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,036
Posted By Squeeze

Off topic, but I really like your homemade stand....

Off topic, but I really like your homemade stand. Hope it's not patented, as I'm probably going to copy it. :thumb:
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,470
Posted By Squeeze

https://themasterstable.files.wordpress.com/2016/1...

https://themasterstable.files.wordpress.com/2016/11/screenshot-2016-11-07-at-6-36-01-pm.png
Forum: Foo
03-04-21, 06:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,470
Posted By Squeeze

For those who like streaming internet radio, you...

For those who like streaming internet radio, you might like this site. The between-song chatter and comedy shorts can be NSFW, but the music is good and not the same old "greatest hits" over and...
02-23-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 6,821
Posted By Squeeze

I finally found an older (2017) picture I've been...

I finally found an older (2017) picture I've been meaning to find and post since this thread started.

Does anyone else have a matching bicycle and snow shovel? :roflmao:
...
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 948
Posted By Squeeze

Happy birthday Hondo! I'll be there myself in...

Happy birthday Hondo! I'll be there myself in June.

*cracks open lukewarm can of Keystone light*
Forum: Foo
01-29-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,592
Posted By Squeeze

Wait, Keystone Light comes in bottles?! :eek:

Wait, Keystone Light comes in bottles?! :eek:
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 513
Posted By Squeeze

Quarantine 451 Coronavirus-Five The Virus In...

Quarantine 451
Coronavirus-Five
The Virus In The White City
How To Win Friends And Infect People
I Know Why The Quarantined Girl Sings
09-14-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,901
Posted By Squeeze

What about a Surly Cross Check? I wanted a BMC...

What about a Surly Cross Check? I wanted a BMC Monstercross but didn't like the most recent yellow color, and the older blue and green ones were sold out in my size by the time I got hip to Black...
09-03-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,427
Posted By Squeeze

I like what I'm used to, what works, and what is...

I like what I'm used to, what works, and what is commonly available just about anywhere.

Heck, I don't even want disc brakes.
Forum: Foo
07-30-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,821
Posted By Squeeze

Wow, that's a great looking VW. My first car...

Wow, that's a great looking VW.

My first car was a 1974 SuperBeetle. My second was a 1971 SuperBeetle.

I still have my copy of John Muir's book "How To Keep Your VW Alive For The Compleat...
07-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,950
Views: 2,326,208
Posted By Squeeze

Great link. And a parts list, too! Thanks. ...

Great link. And a parts list, too! Thanks.

That is excellent reading for anyone interested in converting old mountain bikes to 1x10.
07-11-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Squeeze

You're exactly right. I should have examined it...

You're exactly right. I should have examined it more closely but I wasn't riding when I noticed it. I just looked down and happened to see it in the garage and thought "that's not right!"

...
07-10-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks wgscott. I think I'll post a picture when...

Thanks wgscott. I think I'll post a picture when I get home. I noticed it last night, forgot to take a pic this morning, and now I'm at work.

As always, I'm very grateful for the help at this...
Forum: Foo
03-12-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,182
Posted By Squeeze

Yes! And with iron-on patches, too. :lol: I...

Yes! And with iron-on patches, too. :lol:

I wore 'em for years in blue, green, brown, maroon, and probably other groovy 1970s colors, too. Wide white belts too. Mom ordered them from the...
11-12-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,551
Posted By Squeeze

Sorry for your troubles - really. I'd bet...

Sorry for your troubles - really.

I'd bet all my money that she was staring at her smart-phone.

I am constantly concerned in traffic while looking my rearview mirror when I see drivers' eyelids...
Forum: Foo
10-15-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 11,911
Views: 2,523,347
Posted By Squeeze

Hey, you're right! :lol: I wonder if the...

Hey, you're right! :lol:

I wonder if the driver was wearing one of these shirts...

https://i.imgur.com/NPBUH1H.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-25-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 8,023
Posted By Squeeze

There are a couple of Birdcall restaurants near...

There are a couple of Birdcall restaurants near where I work. They are entirely kiosk-based, unless you're paying cash. I did the first time I went there and someone came from the kitchen took my...
08-26-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,742
Posted By Squeeze

Hardcore History by Dan Carlin. ...

Hardcore History by Dan Carlin.

www.dancarlin.com
08-26-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,357
Posted By Squeeze

When I need to do something to a bike that I...

When I need to do something to a bike that I haven't done before, RJ The Bike Guy usually has a video that teaches me what I need to know.
08-19-19, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,227
Views: 2,914,768
Posted By Squeeze

Good stuff, @HTupolev...

Good stuff, @HTupolev (https://www.bikeforums.net/members/htupolev-406505.html). I'm trying to learn about chainlines now and I appreciate the pictures and descriptions.

Unrelated, I took just one...
06-17-19, 12:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,503
Posted By Squeeze

Thanks, jadocs.

Thanks, jadocs.
04-25-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,069
Posted By Squeeze

Cool! Will be watching as this progresses.

Cool! Will be watching as this progresses.
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