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01-24-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 10,441
Posted By canklecat

Continental Ultra Sport II on pretty much any...

Continental Ultra Sport II on pretty much any rim. I started toting a Kool Stop bead jack in my jersey pocket or seat bag every ride, and heavy duty plastic tire levers to remove them.

Eventually...
Forum: Foo
01-24-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 428
Posted By canklecat

I was pleased to hear some music critics on NPR...

I was pleased to hear some music critics on NPR compare Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell" era to Queen's "A Night at the Opera". First time I heard Meat Loaf in 1977 my first thought was "Dang, he's our...
Forum: Foo
01-24-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 355
Posted By canklecat

Regarding the issue of homeless people opting for...

Regarding the issue of homeless people opting for DIY camps rather than designated shelters, there's a valid reason for that.

I've chatted with many homeless folks who prefer to stay downtown or...
01-24-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,143
Posted By canklecat

I've learned a few hard lessons from my two...

I've learned a few hard lessons from my two unsatisfactory experiences with doctors and lawyers after being struck by negligent drivers twice in less than 20 years.

First thing I'd do differently...
Forum: Foo
01-23-22, 02:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 299
Posted By canklecat

Nothing. I prefer jogging in cold weather. Less...

Nothing. I prefer jogging in cold weather. Less wind chill, so I don't get cold and my hands don't get numb.

Before I resumed jogging a little over a year ago, I'd occasionally see guys running in...
Forum: Foo
01-22-22, 12:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 187
Posted By canklecat

He was. ...

He was.

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Digression?...
Forum: Foo
01-22-22, 12:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 325
Posted By canklecat

I've never found Cops or similar...

I've never found Cops or similar pseudo-documentary crime shows entertaining or amusing. It's exploitation that primes gullible viewers to be fearful, and promotes a very one-sided view of law...
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By canklecat

Yup, She Talks to Rainbows has been on my...

Yup, She Talks to Rainbows has been on my jogging/walking playlist the past week. Ronnie did a lovely version of "Don't Worry, Baby," which Brian Wilson originally wrote with Ronnie Spector in mind....
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 738
Posted By canklecat

Oh, another anecdote/internet-data-point: Both...

Oh, another anecdote/internet-data-point: Both neighborhood laundromats have several commercial grade washers out of order. Probably waiting for parts. Hard to tell since many laundromats nowadays...
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 02:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 246
Posted By canklecat

Ronnie was fabulous and seemed to be having fun...

Ronnie was fabulous and seemed to be having fun with celebrity guest appearances with other musicians during the past 20-30 years, including with ? and the Mysterians about 10-15 years ago. Even...
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 02:14 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 738
Posted By canklecat

Fascinating stuff, thanks. After reading the...

Fascinating stuff, thanks. After reading the wikipedia article I've bookmarked some YouTube video tutorials to get a better sense of the theory.
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 02:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 738
Posted By canklecat

I've noticed a few shelves bare of some items,...

I've noticed a few shelves bare of some items, like Tide Pods and other brands of laundry gel flings at Kroger today. But Walgreens still had 'em in small and medium size packets, steeply discounted....
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 01:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 738
Posted By canklecat

I'll probably regret not buying a pair of Saucony...

I'll probably regret not buying a pair of Saucony Endorophin Speed or Pro version 1 shoes when version 2 was introduced in late 2021. I'm not really fast enough to justify a carbon or any plated...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 02:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 233
Posted By canklecat

Hellerwork sounds like a less brutal form of...

Hellerwork sounds like a less brutal form of Rolfing, which my dad used back in the 1970s-'80s for chronic pain and related mental wellness issues. It worked for him.

Not my thing -- my background...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 01:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By canklecat

Fortunately I stocked up on enough tires before...

Fortunately I stocked up on enough tires before the shipping crisis to last me a couple of years... especially at the rate I'm *not* riding. Due to chronic neck pain from injuries my cycling mileage...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 01:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 738
Posted By canklecat

Yup. Definitely a shortage of automobiles. But...

Yup. Definitely a shortage of automobiles. But that's primarily a shipping crisis, not specifically related to the pandemic, although the Super Cooties Apocalypse didn't help matters. We were going...
Forum: Foo
01-19-22, 01:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 671
Posted By canklecat

The best cutthroat Monopoly strategy is more than...

The best cutthroat Monopoly strategy is more than just buying up every property you land on. Eventually you'll need to trade to acquire a monopoly.

And a mathematical analysis of the game, done...
Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 12:04 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 671
Posted By canklecat

The contemporary Monopoly game could still be...

The contemporary Monopoly game could still be interpreted as a cautionary tale about capitalism, when played cutthroat style. There's nothing in the rules prohibiting side deals, favors to certain...
12-28-21, 02:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 357
Posted By canklecat

Yup, Delta. I still have one for my old iPhone...

Yup, Delta. I still have one for my old iPhone 4s. Good mount for the money. No way will a phone pop out of that thing, and it's well protected in crashes (ask me how I know).
12-28-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 595
Posted By canklecat

I use Conti Ultra Sport II on my Cycleops...

I use Conti Ultra Sport II on my Cycleops trainer, so I don't need to switch wheelsets to ride outdoors. Works fine, no problems after many trainer hours/"miles," no unusual wear. Good (but not...
12-28-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By canklecat

USPS performance is often determined at the most...

USPS performance is often determined at the most local level, which is why we hear such varying reports of customer satisfaction. Of course I'm biased -- I've had family and neighbors who worked for...
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 11:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 427
Posted By canklecat

The WHO misspelled pundemic, since this...

The WHO misspelled pundemic, since this generation will go down meming it's way through the Super Cooties Apocalypse.
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 373
Posted By canklecat

I've had only a couple of jobs where company cars...

I've had only a couple of jobs where company cars were an option.

One was as a car salesman. We could use demo cars, but were expected to log some sort of actual demonstrations to prospective...
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 01:40 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,357
Posted By canklecat

You mean besides the basics? Fridge, stove, oven?...

You mean besides the basics? Fridge, stove, oven?

I'd say microwave.

With a broiler top. And dishwasher. And pressure cooker. Coffeemaker.

Kidding, just the microwave. Usually I cook from...
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 713
Posted By canklecat

Nope. The advantages to a traditional landline...

Nope. The advantages to a traditional landline vanished when the "phone company" switched from discrete infrastructure to VOIP. In ye olden dayes of yore if the electricity failed the phones still...
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 12:31 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 797
Posted By canklecat

Nikolas mentioned in post #18 that he had...

Nikolas mentioned in post #18 that he had breakthrough COVID despite the vaccine (I'm pretty sure I did as well, beginning the end of September and easing up only in early December, also despite the...
Forum: Foo
12-25-21, 08:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 797
Posted By canklecat

Yup, I'm pretty sure I had a breakthrough case of...

Yup, I'm pretty sure I had a breakthrough case of COVID (despite the two doses of Moderna in April-May this year), but the symptoms were relatively milder compared with a friend who's 20 years...
12-24-21, 10:27 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,950
Posted By canklecat

Rider first. Somewhat grudging wrencher, mostly...

Rider first. Somewhat grudging wrencher, mostly because I like to know how stuff works but don't always look forward to doing it myself. I'd rather just ride.

I don't collect anything but memories...
Forum: Foo
12-24-21, 02:39 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 797
Posted By canklecat

Not all medicines for anxiety, depression, etc.,...

Not all medicines for anxiety, depression, etc., are addictive. Some do require a careful tapered dosage reduction, but not all do. Be sure to ask your doctor and read credible online resources....
Forum: Foo
12-24-21, 02:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 511
Posted By canklecat

Hondo Gravel , they're good. I bought a Jackery...

Hondo Gravel , they're good. I bought a Jackery Bar Premium 6000 mAh USB pack five years ago based on a friend's recommendation. Cost $15 at the time. It still works fine. I've dropped it a few times...
12-16-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By canklecat

Nobody is going to pick a bike lock, other than...

Nobody is going to pick a bike lock, other than YouTubers. They'll use brute force or cut it.

I'd bet if a fake U-lock simply snapped together and apart, no lock needed, thieves would still cut it...
12-16-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,534
Posted By canklecat

ID, keys and phone stay on my person, always....

ID, keys and phone stay on my person, always. Jersey pocket on road bike rides, shorts pocket on casual rides.

If we're injured we're likely to be separated from our bike and anything mounted on...
12-16-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 404
Posted By canklecat

Back in the late 1980s some manufacturers like...

Back in the late 1980s some manufacturers like Araya and Wolber added numbers to some high performance clincher rims to denote the "naked" rim weight. For example, the Araya CTL-370 rim weighed 370...
12-16-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 443
Posted By canklecat

Rest and active recovery/physical therapy for up...

Rest and active recovery/physical therapy for up to a week.

Regarding cycling sprint work, don't pull up on the pedals. If you're certain you aren't pulling up on the pedals and strained your...
Forum: Foo
12-16-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,647
Posted By canklecat

TBH, I would have supported a free groin punch...

TBH, I would have supported a free groin punch rule in boxing against some opponents.

While Andrew Golota was a notorious offender, especially against Riddick Bowe, his low blows were so obvious...
Forum: Foo
12-12-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By canklecat

I saw that X-Files episode. It didn't end well...

I saw that X-Files episode. It didn't end well for the humans.
Forum: Foo
12-12-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,647
Posted By canklecat

My vote for worst rule in sports is the standing...

My vote for worst rule in sports is the standing eight count in boxing. It's well meaning and wrongheaded. It enables fighters to recover just enough to absorb more punishment and potential brain...
12-12-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By canklecat

At the risk of being a killjoy, I've never found...

At the risk of being a killjoy, I've never found any traditional, homeopathic/naturopathic, folk remedy, etc., solutions that effectively treat cysts, boils, warts, etc. Tried several, no results. I...
12-12-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,636
Posted By canklecat

That headlight angle is junk. C'mon,...

That headlight angle is junk.

C'mon, Brigitte, that's no way to make friends on the MUP.
12-12-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10,112
Views: 1,183,232
Posted By canklecat

Nothing sketchy about that listing of a clean...

Nothing sketchy about that listing of a clean Ironman with 600 group for $50. :twitchy:
12-11-21, 10:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 530
Posted By canklecat

I'm running a Shimano 8-speed 12-25 cassette on a...

I'm running a Shimano 8-speed 12-25 cassette on a bike with a 7-speed group. I just skip the big cog and ride the first seven 12-23 cogs. With a 53/39 chainring and our mostly modest roller terrain...
12-10-21, 02:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,160
Posted By canklecat

I'll stick with my childhood favorite. Part of a...

I'll stick with my childhood favorite. Part of a complete breakfast... for hummingbirds.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,198
Posted By canklecat

Check out the Kofuzi running channel on YouTube...

Check out the Kofuzi running channel on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLliIt6xk5PhY4Zytdd7x2pQr6mV21Xg95). He's mainly a runner but also got into cycling to compete in triatholons....
12-08-21, 10:38 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,736
Posted By canklecat

Yikes. Never let xenomorphs ride your bikes....

Yikes. Never let xenomorphs ride your bikes. Their sweat is almost as bad as their blood.

I have an old set of Dura Ace 7400 STI shifters almost that bad. I bought 'em used cheap just to...
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 416
Posted By canklecat

I don't care about new release movies and rarely...

I don't care about new release movies and rarely have. I don't even care about spoilers so I still enjoy movies two or three years after the initial release and hearing about them.

Amazon Prime is...
12-05-21, 12:00 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 645
Posted By canklecat

Only one way to find out... go for it. ...

Only one way to find out... go for it.

Seriously, though, after losing a bunch of weight since resuming cycling in 2015 I have so little padding on my sitbones that I'm pickier now about saddles...
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By canklecat

Ah, I didn't see enough detail to see where the...

Ah, I didn't see enough detail to see where the stacked lumber had been fastened before. If those were oak pallets it had to be for some very heavy, very valuable and fragile stuff.

I used to work...
12-03-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,560
Posted By canklecat

It's fuel. Enjoy every cookie. The only...

It's fuel. Enjoy every cookie.

The only problem is timing cookie consumption around workouts. Due to a chronic upper respiratory inflammation going on two months now, I've ridden my bike only...
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 10:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By canklecat

Yikes. Next I'll be hearing my Skull Candy...

Yikes. Next I'll be hearing my Skull Candy earbuds and phones are being renamed Skull Grenades.
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 505
Posted By canklecat

I see what appears to be oak lumber cross-stacked...

I see what appears to be oak lumber cross-stacked on a pallet. Looks like it was cross-stacked for drying and aging, then forgotten, maybe because the original business closed. My guess would be...
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