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Forum: Foo
07-20-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 533
Posted By jon c.

I had to laugh when I read this because I...

I had to laugh when I read this because I completely understand it. I could do something like that.
07-19-21, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 496
Posted By jon c.

They generally don't kill them, they just move...

They generally don't kill them, they just move them to another location.
Replies: 12
Views: 276
Posted By jon c.

Good luck. I might fear it's a 52 as well just...

Good luck. I might fear it's a 52 as well just eyeballing it.
07-13-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 316
Posted By jon c.

Assuming this is a fact, do you think the battery...

Assuming this is a fact, do you think the battery makers may be paying more because they're purchasing in much smaller volume? Or do the Li cell manufacturers really base the price they charge on...
Forum: Foo
06-17-21, 09:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,392
Posted By jon c.

Colorado? Nobody goes there anymore because...

Colorado?

Nobody goes there anymore because it's too crowded.
06-16-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,113
Posted By jon c.

As you'll see from the SS site, the longer you...

As you'll see from the SS site, the longer you wait the higher your monthly check.

If you know exactly how long you're going to live it's fairly easy to calculate the optimal age to start...
06-07-21, 09:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,702
Posted By jon c.

Does that really ever happen? I've never...

Does that really ever happen?

I've never been in a bike shop where anyone suggested the purchase of bike clothing. Over the years I've heard various versions of the concern that average people...
06-07-21, 09:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 867
Posted By jon c.

not a problem here. no one ever uses turn...

not a problem here. no one ever uses turn signals.
Forum: Foo
06-07-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,389
Posted By jon c.

There is a lot to be said for a good urban...

There is a lot to be said for a good urban neighborhood. But I've been living in a rural area for 25 years now and at this point I don't think I could ever go back to city life. And it's great for...
Forum: Foo
06-01-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By jon c.

I have ticket stubs from the early 70s that only...

I have ticket stubs from the early 70s that only cost $3.50. But the money back then was in record sales and the record companies subsidized the tours so they could sell more records. Time and...
05-31-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,940
Posted By jon c.

I ride on many 60 mph roads. Very common here...

I ride on many 60 mph roads. Very common here for a lot of thoroughfares once you get outside the city. And with the exception of the interstate highway,they all allow bicycles.

I ride them...
05-28-21, 09:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,023
Posted By jon c.

The Italian Road Bike Mirror. Far superior to...

The Italian Road Bike Mirror. Far superior to others I've tried. Clear image and great field of view.
05-24-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,480
Posted By jon c.

Turmeric. It's the worst. We're thinking...

Turmeric. It's the worst.

We're thinking about new countertops but we want something that resists turmeric stains.
Forum: Foo
05-19-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,389
Posted By jon c.

I absolutely love working from home. I have to go...

I absolutely love working from home. I have to go back to the office in August and am dreading the idea. It's not the work I dislike, it's going to work. Email and zoom are all the human connection I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 06:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 245
Posted By jon c.

The Italian Road Bike Mirror attaches to the...

The Italian Road Bike Mirror attaches to the outside of the bar under the tape, so that might work.
...
04-28-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,221
Posted By jon c.

Sweet. Weird, but sweet.

Sweet.

Weird, but sweet.
04-28-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,072
Posted By jon c.

Took four pages to get to that. Maybe that's...

Took four pages to get to that. Maybe that's progress?
Forum: Foo
04-26-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 763
Posted By jon c.

I've been a grateful dead fan since I got my...

I've been a grateful dead fan since I got my first ten speed and still travel the country to see Bob Weir in whatever band he's playing with.

I work at a large university and one day a young lady...
Forum: Foo
04-21-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,424
Posted By jon c.

Had my second Pfizer last week. A bit of a sore...

Had my second Pfizer last week. A bit of a sore arm, but not enough to impact golf the next day. Otherwise it didn't have any side effects for me.
04-19-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,182
Posted By jon c.

If you're riding a vintage bike you have vintage...

If you're riding a vintage bike you have vintage tire pressure. In the 70s, we pumped them to the max.
04-07-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,646
Posted By jon c.

What constitutes "sport" is one of the oldest and...

What constitutes "sport" is one of the oldest and most pointless arguments extant. Everyone believes the term means what they wish it to mean and no opinion will ever change.
Forum: Foo
03-24-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,068
Posted By jon c.

I've got tickets to a show in the middle of...

I've got tickets to a show in the middle of October. I think I might actually go.
Forum: Commuting
03-24-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,164
Posted By jon c.

A zombie thread that brought back even older...

A zombie thread that brought back even older memories. I used to cross those tracks 45 years ago.
03-18-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,403
Posted By jon c.

Salmoning uphill in a bike lane seems like a very...

Salmoning uphill in a bike lane seems like a very poor plan. If you need to be on the sidewalk because that's where the shade is and the sidewalk is narrow and busy, I think the best idea is to just...
03-10-21, 07:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,144
Posted By jon c.

Aren't recumbents inherently pretentious?

Aren't recumbents inherently pretentious?
Forum: Foo
03-09-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 931
Posted By jon c.

She looks like a sweetheart. My condolences. ...

She looks like a sweetheart. My condolences.

Cats never really leave. We just can't see them anymore.
Forum: Foo
03-05-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 504
Posted By jon c.

A lot of younger folks today are fairly well...

A lot of younger folks today are fairly well versed in the music of 1970s. When I was young in the 70s, I can't say we had nearly the same knowledge of the music of the 1920s. We knew a few of the...
03-05-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,296
Posted By jon c.

If you bring the money, they'll take it.

If you bring the money, they'll take it.
Forum: Foo
03-02-21, 11:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,920
Posted By jon c.

I'd love to and I think I'm more effective...

I'd love to and I think I'm more effective working from home. But TPTB won't go for it.
02-28-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,840
Posted By jon c.

Never ridden in a group. I'd have to find one...

Never ridden in a group. I'd have to find one and appear at some predetermined place at an appointed time.

Riding solo, I just get on my bike when I feel like it and head out.
02-28-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By jon c.

When I was a kid in the 70s, if you had as much...

When I was a kid in the 70s, if you had as much seat post showing as is common now other riders would suggest your bike was too small for you.
02-25-21, 08:36 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 9,966
Posted By jon c.

Life is short. Enjoy every ride.

Life is short.

Enjoy every ride.
Forum: Foo
02-16-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 3,237
Posted By jon c.

Good luck with your power, Hondo.

Good luck with your power, Hondo.
02-04-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,517
Posted By jon c.

I stopped drinking long before I started riding,...

I stopped drinking long before I started riding, but I could certainly see it being useful for some people. It's a very individual thing. Programs work for some folks and more personal solutions...
02-04-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,036
Posted By jon c.

it's the OP's word against the documentary...

it's the OP's word against the documentary evidence.
02-04-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,213
Posted By jon c.

Too late to do anything in 2020. Looks good...

Too late to do anything in 2020.

Looks good though.
Forum: Foo
02-04-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 788
Posted By jon c.

Have a good one. 53 is practically a kid.

Have a good one.

53 is practically a kid.
02-04-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,004
Posted By jon c.

You need to ride one and find out. The perfect...

You need to ride one and find out. The perfect bike is a very individual thing.
02-03-21, 07:29 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,675
Posted By jon c.

that's some kind of creepy

that's some kind of creepy
01-31-21, 03:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,130
Posted By jon c.

Can you get those at WalMart now?

Can you get those at WalMart now?
01-27-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,202
Posted By jon c.

The final question makes it appear to be a push...

The final question makes it appear to be a push poll intended to yield responses that prove some new "ergonomic" bike, presumably with something other than a classic diamond frame, is necessary for...
01-21-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,681
Posted By jon c.

I already enjoy riding without rules. Adding...

I already enjoy riding without rules. Adding rules isn't likely to improve the experience.
01-21-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,441
Posted By jon c.

I think motorcycles are definitely safer than...

I think motorcycles are definitely safer than e-bikes. The underpowered scooters might not be any safer.
01-15-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,519
Posted By jon c.

If we're anywhere near close to hitting the...

If we're anywhere near close to hitting the intersection at the same time, the majority of drivers here will wave me. Or at least will wait for me. With so many tinted windows you often can't tell...
01-14-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,168
Posted By jon c.

Headlight, when I use it, flashing at ~300 lumens...

Headlight, when I use it, flashing at ~300 lumens during the day, steady at 600 or 800 at night. (figures as advertised.) I always use it in the city. On daytime local rides from my house I don't...
01-13-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,238
Posted By jon c.

Not hard at all. There was a time when all...

Not hard at all.

There was a time when all road bikes had them and no one gave it a second thought.
01-13-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,519
Posted By jon c.

We have some large groups that ride the roads...

We have some large groups that ride the roads where I live and it can be hard to pass them. Worst case was pulling out of my driveway right behind a group that I was stuck behind for the 3.5 miles...
Forum: Foo
01-07-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By jon c.

I understand there's now a bike loop that circles...

I understand there's now a bike loop that circles the entire city. You could hook up with that not far from the resort.
01-06-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,285
Posted By jon c.

In my teens, we rode while highly intoxicated...

In my teens, we rode while highly intoxicated with some frequency. The most fun was riding in the old cemetery at night while tripping.

That was many decades ago. It wasn't safe and I don't...
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