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09-16-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 142
Posted By J.Higgins

Front hub OLD has commonly been 100mm forever,...

Front hub OLD has commonly been 100mm forever, but there were a lot of bikes with 96mm made in the '60's, IIRC. My advice to you would be to:

1. check your frame for straightness.
2....
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Raises bees. He talks to them in, what many...

Raises bees. He talks to them in, what many people have claimed, is a very accurate impersonation of Jerry Seinfeld's voice. He thinks it helps, but the bees keep doing what they do, but in reality...
Forum: Foo
09-16-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By J.Higgins

I am of the opinion that there can never be too...

I am of the opinion that there can never be too many maple syrup jokes or references. I love a good rich dark maple syrup. This isnt Vermont, but there is a lot of money generated in the maple syrup...
Forum: Foo
09-14-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Despite him being life-long hetero soulmates with...

Despite him being life-long hetero soulmates with Herve, he still kids him about his size, lies to him, punches him in the forehead, and steals his donuts. Herve has been known to chase Thook down...
Forum: Foo
09-14-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 325
Posted By J.Higgins

RIP Norm. You are missed, brother.

RIP Norm. You are missed, brother.
Forum: Foo
09-14-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

OT: <<insert a huge round of applause here>>...

OT:

<<insert a huge round of applause here>>

Thanks for changing your avatar. I couldn't stop thinking of my dental hygienist.

Back on track:

Ahsposo, Thook, and 3A once thook part in a...
Forum: Foo
09-13-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 1,978
Views: 83,581
Posted By J.Higgins

^^^coffee^^^

^^^coffee^^^
Forum: Foo
09-13-21, 05:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 209
Posted By J.Higgins

I love Christ, but every year his birthday gets...

I love Christ, but every year his birthday gets worse and worse. Its not easy to ignore the greed and just worship Him. Just like De Beers created from the start, a monopolized market and manipulated...
Forum: Foo
09-11-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

aka, Jet Lie. Also, everyone knows that Jet Lie...

aka, Jet Lie. Also, everyone knows that Jet Lie can kick Bruce Lie's ass all over the place.
Forum: Foo
09-10-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9,950
Views: 2,083,323
Posted By J.Higgins

I would have liked to have

...seen this.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNrAFb3I2js

A talented man, who surrounded himself with talented people.
Forum: Foo
09-10-21, 06:07 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,945
Posted By J.Higgins

You are right! :thumb: It is rather nice to...

You are right! :thumb:

It is rather nice to exercise my creativity over there. If tastefully-done, a fabricated lie can be a work of art. I especially like ones that have multiple levels of...
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

I know, right!

I know, right!
09-09-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By J.Higgins

And that is exactly what I did not want this...

And that is exactly what I did not want this project to be - a mutated truing stand, Andy! :) I already have two Park truing stands, and I dont like to do anything other than true wheels with them....
09-09-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By J.Higgins

This would be a major concern for me as well, and...

This would be a major concern for me as well, and I designed the notches that hold the axle ends to be about as thick as a bike's dropouts so that the skewers could be clamped down tightly. The arms...
09-09-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 185
Posted By J.Higgins

I use a paper towel with WD40 to remove old...

I use a paper towel with WD40 to remove old grease and crud. What I can't seem to get rid of are those stupid tachyon particles. Any thoughts on what solvent I should use for those?
09-09-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 553
Posted By J.Higgins

Agreed. Paul brakes aren't even in the same...

Agreed. Paul brakes aren't even in the same category as the linear-pull brakes in this category. Paul brakes, as well as most of his components, are God-level. Its nice when you can afford to get...
09-09-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 230
Posted By J.Higgins

Wheel-Holding Work Stand

I've been working on a series of shop tools that will make certain bike maintenance tasks easier and somewhat more pleasurable. Mostly what I'm doing is exercising my brain, and allowing me to work...
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 948
Posted By J.Higgins

I quoted the pic, but after reading this link, I...

I quoted the pic, but after reading this link, I feel the need to comment about this as well.

I'll start out by making a declaratory statement. I think that anyone who is healthy enough to get the...
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 948
Posted By J.Higgins

New Foo Contest: Guess how many people are peeing...

New Foo Contest: Guess how many people are peeing in that water at the time the photo was taken. :eek: Gross.
09-08-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 327
Posted By J.Higgins

^^^THIS^^^ The paint that's on there is...

^^^THIS^^^

The paint that's on there is truly the best base coat you can get.

Also, for what its worth, the lead paint issue was primarily a concern for house paint, and I think manufacturers...
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Calls Doohickie's father, ThingaMaBob, by the...

Calls Doohickie's father, ThingaMaBob, by the name of DooDad. It get's Doohickie's father pretty hot under the collar, because he always told him that WhatchaMaCallit (then a UPS driver) was his real...
Forum: Foo
09-07-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Spends most of his evenings in the cellar of an...

Spends most of his evenings in the cellar of an abandoned house next door to him, growing magic mushrooms for fun and profit. After feeding the people under the stairs, he slips away to tend his...
Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 05:10 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 3,945
Posted By J.Higgins

Hey, and when I get really good at it, I'll be...

Hey, and when I get really good at it, I'll be able to do it at night! :thumb::p
Forum: Foo
09-04-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Only likes the donut hat because it... looks......

Only likes the donut hat because it... looks... like a... :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
09-02-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Got his vaccination. Went to Krispy Kreme. ...

Got his vaccination. Went to Krispy Kreme.

Got another vaccination. Went to Krispy Kreme.

Got another vaccination. Went to Krispy Kreme.

Got another vaccination. Went to Krispy Kreme.
...
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Collects ball-gags. His boss has asked him to...

Collects ball-gags. His boss has asked him to please not wear them at work. He always says okay just to get his boss out of his hair, and puts them back on when the boss leaves. He thinks its silly....
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 05:28 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By J.Higgins

You have no idea, brother. No idea. Growing...

You have no idea, brother. No idea.

Growing up on Mount Desert Island, we didn't have all of the modern distractions. All we had to inform us of the outside world, was what we could glean from our...
Forum: Touring
08-31-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,780
Posted By J.Higgins

+1 on the Pop Tarts. Easy to store. Easy to eat....

+1 on the Pop Tarts. Easy to store. Easy to eat. The brown sugar/cinnamon type are my go to.
08-31-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By J.Higgins

Agreed.

Agreed.
08-31-21, 06:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 298
Posted By J.Higgins

I've performed dozens of drops-to-flatbar...

I've performed dozens of drops-to-flatbar conversions. My experience with length-of-pull adapters leaves me to think that they are a compromise at best. They are a bit fiddly to use, and they DO...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 527
Posted By J.Higgins

I had a Hayabusa with a Schnitz turbo installed....

I had a Hayabusa with a Schnitz turbo installed. It literally could take you back in time, or scare you so much you get off the bike all withered and grey. I should have gotten killed on it, but no -...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 563
Posted By J.Higgins

THIS. So many people think they can just get...

THIS.
So many people think they can just get away with this sort of stuff. Bringing some of them to justice is worthwhile and satisfying. Lying, Cheating, and Stealing is rampant right now. It looks...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 05:07 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Lies about how many donuts he can stuff into his...

Lies about how many donuts he can stuff into his mouth at once. He claims he can only fit 7 donuts in that cavernous pie-hole, but one drunken night in Cancun, 3A and I personally jammed 11 chocolate...
Forum: Foo
08-30-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Feels like it might work if he could just get rid...

Feels like it might work if he could just get rid of the ants, but then what would he do when Itching Man comes around again? :foo:
Forum: Foo
08-28-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

When he was 16, he ran away from home to join the...

When he was 16, he ran away from home to join the circus. Walking down an old country road, he was picked up by a jug band on their way to Memphis. He learned to play the jug that day while riding in...
Forum: Foo
08-28-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

...compulsively begins twitching for jerky.

...compulsively begins twitching for jerky.
Forum: Foo
08-28-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 9,703
Views: 1,286,070
Posted By J.Higgins

What a little cutie!

What a little cutie!
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

I'm very aware of that. I was told that one test...

I'm very aware of that. I was told that one test - the one which uses your saliva - is more reliable. Have you heard the same?
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Years ago, sitting on his front porch, sipping...

Years ago, sitting on his front porch, sipping iced tea, he pondered with considerable envy Ahsposo's successful fleet of donut trucks. He rubbed his grizzled chin, closed his eyes, and started...
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

I wouldn't rule it out, but I've been healthy as...

I wouldn't rule it out, but I've been healthy as an ox since I got my shots, which was back in March. Actually scheduled a Lyme test. Going in for a Doppler (?) test on my arteries next week.
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 599
Posted By J.Higgins

I started this reply with the words, "Cats suck,"...

I started this reply with the words, "Cats suck," but I'm redacting because in my heart of hearts I think they are cute and can be quite fun. We're dog people, but we've had a few cats over our...
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 04:55 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

This very much sums up some of my concerns and...

This very much sums up some of my concerns and fears, Cank.

I love the Internet. Thank you, Al Gore! :innocent:

I love researching and studying. Over the last 20+ years, I've been glued to the...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

Let God's will be done then.

Let God's will be done then.
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 17,351
Views: 967,013
Posted By J.Higgins

Started dating a girl at the local REI, but broke...

Started dating a girl at the local REI, but broke it off when he found that she was just too in-tents.
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

Here's an interesting sidebar. I know that...

Here's an interesting sidebar.

I know that you love classic rock and heavy metal, buddy. Same here. Laying there in the emergency room, I came to and looked around. It felt like I was going to...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

No, I don't want to be a buckskinner or anything...

No, I don't want to be a buckskinner or anything like that. I'm too old to adapt to a primitive lifestyle like that, nor would I want to. I'm talking about giving up the things I listed, yet still...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

I've been doing this for 20 years at least. Why...

I've been doing this for 20 years at least. Why now? Why does it come and go?

Also, for what its worth, I just got all of my lab results back. Everything within normal range. Vitamin levels,...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

The jury is still out. Waiting for more test...

The jury is still out. Waiting for more test results. I've got a lot of metal in my body, so not sure I can tolerate an MRI if it comes to that. I had an engorged tick on me earlier this year, so a...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 998
Posted By J.Higgins

Ditching the Modern World. Could You Do It?

As a spinoff to THIS THREAD (https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/1237337-people-lazy-inattentive-just-whatever.html#post22201372), I'm posting here to see if anyone has ever felt like me about media and...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 658
Posted By J.Higgins

Buying/Selling on CL is one of my favorite...

Buying/Selling on CL is one of my favorite hobbies. I feel your pain. I try to make my ads bombproof and foolproof, but the fools always win. Over the years I've developed a very patient and...
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