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05-25-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

Extract (2009) starring Jason Bateman and Mila...

Extract (2009) starring Jason Bateman and Mila Kunis. Can't believe I hadn't seen this before. Was pleasantly surprised.

7.5/10
05-05-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,150
Posted By Cornchips

Oh yeah, thanks for the link to the exercises. I...

Oh yeah, thanks for the link to the exercises. I have invested in a set of elastic bands - the Physio at the start had me doing a lot of the isometric exercises, but after YouTubing 'AC joint rehab'...
05-05-22, 03:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,150
Posted By Cornchips

I'm in my 8th week now of a supposed Grade II...

I'm in my 8th week now of a supposed Grade II strain. I've been back at work for 2 weeks on 'light duties'. A lot of simple things I took for granted are still beyond me...like throwing, rolling...
04-21-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,672,531
Posted By Cornchips

Not mine, but took this out for a spin while I...

Not mine, but took this out for a spin while I was getting my car serviced today (I crossed over to the dark-side during lockdown). A good old fashioned 90s MTB (that might actually be early 2000s) -...
04-19-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,150
Posted By Cornchips

Here is the latest X-Ray of my AC joint. The...

Here is the latest X-Ray of my AC joint. The Ortho said I was on track for a 'full recovery' and that it is pretty mild as far as AC sprains go (although it doesn't feel like it). Unfortunately...
04-12-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

The Edge of Seventeen (2016). Surprisingly...

The Edge of Seventeen (2016).

Surprisingly good.

7.5/10
04-11-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 14,830
Posted By Cornchips

OK, so I've just gone through this thread after...

OK, so I've just gone through this thread after suffering a Grade II strain myself, and I think I can sum it up as follows:

- DON'T get the surgery: PT will be enough to solve the problem on its...
04-10-22, 05:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,150
Posted By Cornchips

This thing has knocked me flat. Coming to nearly...

This thing has knocked me flat. Coming to nearly a month after the fall and it is still pretty painful. The good news is I have nearly full ROM and the bad news is it still hurts, and I've lost a lot...
04-07-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

Most Wanted (2022). A Canadian film about a...

Most Wanted (2022).

A Canadian film about a small-time peddler that gets set up by his 'friend' and some cops trying to import some heroin from Thailand. Allegedly based on a true story. It was...
04-01-22, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

Broken Law (2020). An Irish film, I really...

Broken Law (2020).

An Irish film, I really enjoyed it.

7/10.
03-30-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,150
Posted By Cornchips

I've been belatedly diagnosed with a Grade II AC...

I've been belatedly diagnosed with a Grade II AC joint sprain. Does this thing get any better? For those of you who experienced it, what helped?

The Doctor advised I wear a sling for 6 weeks, but...
03-30-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,148
Posted By Cornchips

What's Your Worst Bike Related Injury?

I've had a pretty good run on my bike...until now. Recently I was riding along and moved to get out of the way of a parked car when my front tyre got caught in tram tracks (here in Melbourne,...
12-06-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,672,531
Posted By Cornchips

I found the official report! Damaged beyond...

I found the official report! Damaged beyond repair! I think they tried to fix it, but it just didn't work. I know its a grey area if the BB is part of the frame, but Reid claimed to offer a 'lifetime...
11-25-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 7,736
Views: 2,672,531
Posted By Cornchips

I didn't think I'd see a Reid on here. One of my...

I didn't think I'd see a Reid on here. One of my first 'proper' bikes after I upgraded from the $90 'Kent' I bought on Gumtree. It was a great bike for about 2 years before it fell to bits (issues...
07-23-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 722
Posted By Cornchips

Oh, this takes me back to my undergrad days. I...

Oh, this takes me back to my undergrad days. I believe it has gone through several updates since the 1950s and is still very readable. From memory though, not so much about economics per se as the...
07-06-21, 01:48 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,383
Posted By Cornchips

Star Trek/Star Wars

Star Trek/Star Wars
07-05-21, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 336,363
Posted By Cornchips

Put some new brake pads on the old Giant Escape -...

Put some new brake pads on the old Giant Escape - I think they needed it!
...
06-13-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,203
Posted By Cornchips

This guy gets it.

This guy gets it.
06-13-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

Coming 2 America. 5/10. No need for a...

Coming 2 America.
5/10.
No need for a sequel...
06-13-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,136
Posted By Cornchips

Superstore. 8/10.

Superstore. 8/10.
09-27-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 12,383
Posted By Cornchips

Star Wars and Gone With The Wind. Frankly, I...

Star Wars and Gone With The Wind.

Frankly, I don't give a damn about SW.
09-24-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,301
Posted By Cornchips

I'm not a car person at all - don't even have one...

I'm not a car person at all - don't even have one - but I really enjoyed this movie!

I can't believe a car race goes for 24 hours.
09-24-20, 02:57 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

Giant have added a RoamE to the 2021 line up! ...

Giant have added a RoamE to the 2021 line up!

If ever I had a dream bike, this would be it!

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/au/roam-eplus
09-02-20, 05:44 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

I was just watching a YouTube video on the...

I was just watching a YouTube video on the Talons, apparently you can 'customise' your wheel-size - either 27.5 or 29 inch. Given that biking is very 'personal' to each individual, I'm surprised...
08-29-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

Forgive my 'technical' ignorance - I don't know...

Forgive my 'technical' ignorance - I don't know much about the mechanics of bikes - I just like riding them, and perhaps to a lesser extent, learning about them :)

But...I hardly ever change out...
08-28-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 28,384
Posted By Cornchips

I watched Bicycle Thieves (1948) for the first...

I watched Bicycle Thieves (1948) for the first time ever last night. A timeless classic.

A lot of the bike films I have seen, namely The Kid With A Bike (2011), Beijing Bicycle (2001) borrow...
08-28-20, 01:18 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

The new 2021 Roams' are out! ...

The new 2021 Roams' are out!

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/au/bikes-roam

I'm probably going to stick with my Escape for now, but would love to be a Roam owner once again.
08-11-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,136
Posted By Cornchips

Watched episode 1 of the HBO series Chernobyl...

Watched episode 1 of the HBO series Chernobyl (2019) a while ago, but didn't really get into it. Watched episode 2 out of boredom the other day and now I'm hooked! Really like the way it shows how...
08-11-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 719
Posted By Cornchips

Quite the opposite - I really enjoyed it, and it...

Quite the opposite - I really enjoyed it, and it was based on a true story I believe...
08-05-20, 02:24 AM
Replies: 1,479
Views: 336,363
Posted By Cornchips

I installed some MTB pedals on my Giant Escape -...

I installed some MTB pedals on my Giant Escape - all by myself - after watching a few videos on YouTube. I really found the 'step on the wrench' technique very effective it getting the stock pedals...
08-04-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,054
Views: 712,270
Posted By Cornchips

Some sort of 'puncture resistant' tyre like the...

Some sort of 'puncture resistant' tyre like the Scwalbe Marathon or the Schwable Marathon Plus - hopefully you'll never have to worry about getting another flat again!
08-04-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

And you're now going through the process everyone...

And you're now going through the process everyone goes through when deciding which new bike to buy...:foo:
08-03-20, 12:38 AM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

There is a bike shop near me that specialises in...

There is a bike shop near me that specialises in selling Giant Roams with BBS01 and BBS02 conversions, because they are a solid, sturdy bike. I was considering the same thing a year or two ago, but...
08-01-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 251,669
Posted By Cornchips

The Coconut Children by Vivian Pham ...

The Coconut Children by Vivian Pham

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2020/feb/29/vivian-pham-on-western-sydney-fan-fiction-and-the-coconut-children-i-hope-its-universal
08-01-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,136
Posted By Cornchips

Brassic (UK), absolutely loved it, powered...

Brassic (UK), absolutely loved it, powered through season 2 (6 eps) in one sitting.

Reminded me a bit if This Is England as it has one of the same actors - Joe Gilgun, very underrated.
07-22-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,444
Posted By Cornchips

I'm in a similar situation to you in that I'm...

I'm in a similar situation to you in that I'm eying off my first gravel bike.

I've got my eye on the Giant Gravel Revolt 2 which starts at around $1000 USD and works 'straight out of the box' as...
07-22-20, 05:09 AM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,136
Posted By Cornchips

The Young Offenders (IRE). Brilliant....

The Young Offenders (IRE).

Brilliant. Hilarious.

9/10
07-18-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,898
Posted By Cornchips

I had more or less the same thing happen to my...

I had more or less the same thing happen to my old hardtail.

I thought it may have been 'normal' wear and tear given the mileage, but I guess at around 95kg/210lbs weight may have also played a...
07-17-20, 02:32 AM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 592,982
Posted By Cornchips

Haha...not exactly comfortable. I didn't spend...

Haha...not exactly comfortable. I didn't spend too much time in the seat, had to ride it like a BMX, but the ride was enjoyable enough nevertheless. I think this is why a lot of people don't get into...
07-16-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,982
Views: 592,982
Posted By Cornchips

I'm a 6'4 male, but took this XS ladies bike on a...

I'm a 6'4 male, but took this XS ladies bike on a 20km loop of the Grampians Rail Trail a couple of weeks ago...

...
07-14-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 40,684
Posted By Cornchips

My current ride Giant Cross City 3 (2018) ...

My current ride Giant Cross City 3 (2018)


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07-14-20, 09:22 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

And here it is in its natural habitat, quite a...

And here it is in its natural habitat, quite a few years later...


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07-14-20, 08:58 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

Here is my Giant Roam 3 (2015) in all its former...

Here is my Giant Roam 3 (2015) in all its former glory.


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07-14-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 675
Views: 93,136
Posted By Cornchips

I've recently stumbled across Not Going Out,...

I've recently stumbled across Not Going Out, written by British comedian Lee Mack.

Quite enjoyable and funny.
07-14-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

Blood and Money (2020). Not a lot of...

Blood and Money (2020).

Not a lot of dialogue, but there didn't need to be.

7
07-14-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,233
Posted By Cornchips

My understanding is they are essentially the same...

My understanding is they are essentially the same bike.

I think the general consensus is you will get more 'bang for your buck' with the Giant Roam. I had one and loved it, so I might be a little...
07-14-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3,109
Views: 370,757
Posted By Cornchips

The Dirt Bike Kid (1985), came up under...

The Dirt Bike Kid (1985), came up under 'recommended for you' on YouTube. Must have missed this one growing up. Corny, but in a good way.

6.5
07-13-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 342
Views: 161,326
Posted By Cornchips

I got quoted $350 to fix it at a LBS! There were...

I got quoted $350 to fix it at a LBS! There were a few other issues as well with the front and rear derailleur. I'm not really a mechanical person.but my understanding is that once you start having...
07-13-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2,088
Views: 251,669
Posted By Cornchips

Drive Your Plow Over The Bones of the Dead by...

Drive Your Plow Over The Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk
07-13-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 21,103
Posted By Cornchips

I would add to this The Affluent Society (1958)...

I would add to this The Affluent Society (1958) by John Kenneth Galbraith
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