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Forum: Foo
01-26-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 184,414
Posted By Bob Ross

1972 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwVE028C5Lc

1972
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VwVE028C5Lc
01-24-22, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

Surrogates...

Surrogates (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surrogates), with Bruce Willis -- eh, maybe 6/10.

I had two thoughts running through my head for the entire film:
- this whole movie is just a mashup...
Forum: Foo
01-21-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10,022
Views: 2,103,853
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7j60WFotD8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7j60WFotD8
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 2,595
Views: 184,414
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aAlOysB8z4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0aAlOysB8z4
Forum: Foo
01-20-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,680
Posted By Bob Ross

"Feel good" isn't typically a quality I seek out...

"Feel good" isn't typically a quality I seek out in my music selection, but this is the first tune that came to mind:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2v0maqiXwwk
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,933
Posted By Bob Ross

^^^This. Anyone intent on chasing Strava downhill...

^^^This. Anyone intent on chasing Strava downhill segments should Google Kim Flint.
01-18-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

Oh, I completely get why No Country For Old Men...

Oh, I completely get why No Country For Old Men won an Academy Award. And I don't think it didn't deserve one. But the things that shine about that movie, that actually make it Oscar-worthy, are so...
01-17-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 646
Views: 86,120
Posted By Bob Ross

Finally finished watching every episode, all...

Finally finished watching every episode, all seven seasons, in order, of The West Wing (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_West_Wing).

Holy crap what an excellent television series! 10/10
Great...
Forum: Foo
01-17-22, 04:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 828
Posted By Bob Ross

:::head explodes:::

:::head explodes:::
01-15-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26,162
Views: 2,770,609
Posted By Bob Ross

Ugh... 13°F with a wind chill/Real Feel temp of...

Ugh... 13°F with a wind chill/Real Feel temp of 2°F according to AccuWeather. I managed to get in an easy 14 mile ride, but it took about an hour after I got back home for the sensation to return to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,778
Posted By Bob Ross

I don't disagree that trunk racks can require a...

I don't disagree that trunk racks can require a lot of futzing around to get things to sit perfectly, but if the alternative solution is to spend more money on something "incredibly expensive" I'd...
Forum: Foo
01-11-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 150,733
Posted By Bob Ross

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

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=it0Ouo_6AZk
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,778
Posted By Bob Ross

Been carrying a pair of Cannondale Synapse Carbon...

Been carrying a pair of Cannondale Synapse Carbon bikes on trunk-mounted racks since 2006 without issue.
Forum: Foo
01-04-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,976
Views: 150,733
Posted By Bob Ross

from 1977: ...

from 1977:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJ3ZyLgKH0U

mostly same band, from 1998:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBsyQmorCIM
Forum: Southwest
01-03-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Bob Ross

Bring extra water if you plan to go all the way...

Bring extra water if you plan to go all the way to the top; the spew that comes out of the pump at mile post ~18 is undrinkably vile...and that's if anything comes out of it.
01-03-22, 07:44 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm looking forward to seeing it, but I'm...

I'm looking forward to seeing it, but I'm surprised at how polarizing the online reviews have been.
01-03-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 952
Posted By Bob Ross

Weather cooperated a little bit: I wound up with...

Weather cooperated a little bit: I wound up with 224,813' total.
01-03-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 525
Posted By Bob Ross

6,280 miles for the year. All on a bike,...

6,280 miles for the year. All on a bike, outdoors, "real" road miles. Not bad for a pandemic year (at least ~1,000 miles more than last year) but not as high as some previous years. I get the feeling...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,113
Posted By Bob Ross

Total real non-virtual outdoor actual miles...

Total real non-virtual outdoor actual miles ridden: 6,280.
Total non-real virtual indoor trainer fake "miles" [sic] ridden: 0
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,582
Posted By Bob Ross

As others have suggested, for consumables like...

As others have suggested, for consumables like chains and cassettes, 105 is what you want. For deraileurs and shifters (and maybe cranks) Ultegra is worth the premium purely for fit & finish.
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,369
Posted By Bob Ross

Depends: Is this hypothetical You Are Restricted...

Depends: Is this hypothetical You Are Restricted To Only One Appliance a result of some dystopian disaster and/or reverse time-travel where we have reverted to hunter/gatherer-style survival? In...
12-27-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,228
Posted By Bob Ross

~2 years ago before this pandemic changed...

~2 years ago before this pandemic changed everything my sweet spot was 65-80 miles...although that presumes a group ride with maybe 3 other cyclists pacelining. Solo, a bit less; call it 50-70 miles....
Forum: Foo
12-27-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 733
Posted By Bob Ross

"Use"? No. But I still have one.

"Use"? No. But I still have one.
12-26-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

The Matrix Resurrections - √(−1)/∞ I mean,...

The Matrix Resurrections - √(−1)/∞

I mean, seriously, a reboot/sequel to the first three films that themselves made zero sense, written as a meta-inside joke/self-referential paradox...how could...
12-24-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 952
Posted By Bob Ross

This is the first year I've owned a GPS...

This is the first year I've owned a GPS cyclometer, so it's the first year that I get to participate in this particular end-of-year pissing contest, yay! According to RideWithGPS I climbed 219,848'...
12-23-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

Conversely, I was raised in musical theater -- my...

Conversely, I was raised in musical theater -- my parents met in college while performing in musicals, and they encouraged me to join the Clarkstown Summer Theater Festival when I was ~14 years old...
Forum: Foo
12-23-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 202
Posted By Bob Ross

"Eros?!?!" Sidney, my end is sore!

"Eros?!?!" Sidney, my end is sore!
Forum: Southwest
12-23-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 949
Posted By Bob Ross

Even when traffic gets heavy, I've never felt...

Even when traffic gets heavy, I've never felt threatened by automobile drivers around Tucson; they seem to be far more aware (or, dare I say, far more considerate?) of cyclists than drivers around,...
12-22-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 781
Posted By Bob Ross

Not buying them? :shrugs: I own a pair of...

Not buying them? :shrugs:

I own a pair of neoprene socks that I got from Performance Bike probably a decade ago. I've tried them over thick wool socks, under thick wool socks (but over a thin...
12-22-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

In The Heights...

In The Heights (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_the_Heights_(film)) (2021) - 2/10

Ugh, what were the producers thinking? This movie is horrible. Lame story with no dramatic arc, terrible tunes,...
12-22-21, 09:47 AM
Replies: 2,999
Views: 350,783
Posted By Bob Ross

Huh... I've seen Rami Malik in two or three other...

Huh... I've seen Rami Malik in two or three other films, and so far Bohemian Rhapsody is the only role I find him plausible and compelling in.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,257
Posted By Bob Ross

LOL! Entertainment indeed. I've been using a...

LOL! Entertainment indeed. I've been using a Bontrager WaveCel Specter for about two-and-a-half years now, and I simply have no idea what you could be talking about. That helmet is no hotter and not...
Forum: Foo
12-21-21, 10:41 PM
Replies: 10,022
Views: 2,103,853
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkWQ0Wqe7f0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkWQ0Wqe7f0
Forum: Foo
12-21-21, 10:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,199
Posted By Bob Ross

"Let's do some living after love dies" ?!?!? ...

"Let's do some living after love dies" ?!?!?

Ugh, talk about totally altering the meaning and impact of a lyric with just a single word change. :(
Nice to hear Keith singing the backing vox on...
Forum: Foo
12-20-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,652
Views: 140,248
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8aW7LLattM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8aW7LLattM
Forum: Foo
12-16-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 10,022
Views: 2,103,853
Posted By Bob Ross

Well this is pretty atypical for me... ...

Well this is pretty atypical for me...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UPGl-WIxvY
12-15-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,967
Posted By Bob Ross

You're doing it wrong. :) I'm only...

You're doing it wrong. :)


I'm only half-joking; the trick [sic] to maximizing efficiency when pedaling standing is to use the pedals to support your body weight, not your muscles...and to use...
Forum: Foo
12-15-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,199
Posted By Bob Ross

Holy crap, look at his backing band! Doug Wimbish...

Holy crap, look at his backing band! Doug Wimbish on bass, Simon Phillips on drums, Joe Satriani and Jimmy Rip (I think?) on guitars... !!!
Any idea who the keyboard player is?
Forum: Foo
12-14-21, 02:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,651
Posted By Bob Ross

How about a corollary question: What's the Best...

How about a corollary question: What's the Best Rule that's Not in Pro Sports?

My vote goes to "Four Fouls And You're Out"
12-13-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,077
Posted By Bob Ross

I think in the route-planning portion of the app...

I think in the route-planning portion of the app it just underestimated the linear distance covered by a lot of tiny twisty portions. And then during the actual riding portion the turn-by-turn...
12-12-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,077
Posted By Bob Ross

This "Ride Your Age!" crap is for the birds

...or for the young-uns, at least.

For my 61st birthday today the missus said "let's ride over to [area we haven't been to in almost a year], I designed a route that's 63 miles." I said "hey,...
12-08-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bob Ross

Back around 1980 I lived in Boston MA and my...

Back around 1980 I lived in Boston MA and my girlfriend moved to Miami FL to attend law school. I went to Miami in February to visit her after she'd been there for two months and she'd already become...
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 10,022
Views: 2,103,853
Posted By Bob Ross

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwXCpG9za_Y

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwXCpG9za_Y
Forum: Southwest
12-06-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By Bob Ross

We can hang :beer:

We can hang :beer:
12-03-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,323
Posted By Bob Ross

This thread reminds me of my two favorite...

This thread reminds me of my two favorite aphorisms about road cycling, one of which is admittedly a bit snarky, and the other which is imho one of the most beautiful statements ever made on the...
Forum: Foo
12-01-21, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10,022
Views: 2,103,853
Posted By Bob Ross

In memory of composer Alvin Lucier, who passed...

In memory of composer Alvin Lucier, who passed away today :( ...and also 'cuz The Beatles seem to be on everyone's mind thanks to the Peter Jackson movie
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adUkYPkPhRg
Forum: Foo
11-29-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,199
Posted By Bob Ross

In certain circles that is what's known as a...

In certain circles that is what's known as a band's "apex sequence" ...their undisputed greatest output that also happen to be consecutive albums. [edit: notwithstanding that you didn't list them in...
11-28-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,009
Posted By Bob Ross

We typically travel with steel bikes, and there's...

We typically travel with steel bikes, and there's nothing about the material that has unique needs for a short-term (<12 months?) trip. I.e., it's not like you'll need to bring a can of FrameSaver...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,569
Posted By Bob Ross

Why do you even have an under seat bag if you...

Why do you even have an under seat bag if you don't want to put stuff that you're potentially likely to need in it?
11-12-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 7,819
Views: 4,021,289
Posted By Bob Ross

In memory of guitarist John Goodsall, who passed...

In memory of guitarist John Goodsall, who passed away yesterday:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLaCZ5yGWAE
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