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Forum: Foo
05-13-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 499
Posted By J.Higgins

I'd be happy with a million. I'm a pretty simple...

I'd be happy with a million. I'm a pretty simple guy. I like the simple things. The sound of a stream... birds singing in the cool morning air... watching my grandchildren play...

I think with...
Forum: Foo
05-13-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 499
Posted By J.Higgins

You are an honorable man, Mr. Griswold. I like...

You are an honorable man, Mr. Griswold. I like your words of projected change if you were to become Bezos.

In following with the same theme, I'd become Elon Musk and shift his space and...
Forum: Foo
05-13-21, 04:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 380
Posted By J.Higgins

The future looks grim and it worries me. I'm...

The future looks grim and it worries me. I'm going to explore human powered vehicles now. I've been a bike mechanic since 1972, and I'm a retired machinist. I think HPVs are the future. Its 6 miles...
Forum: Foo
05-12-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

After doing his daily duties He likes to watch...

After doing his daily duties
He likes to watch porn with big booties
with girls at Itching Man,
who slept in his van,
but woke up all covered with cooties!
Forum: Foo
05-11-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By J.Higgins

By the way, I'm seriously hot for that Univega!...

By the way, I'm seriously hot for that Univega! Sweet ride!
Forum: Foo
05-11-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By J.Higgins

I like how you've mounted your Lezyne pump on the...

I like how you've mounted your Lezyne pump on the seat tube in place of a cage. For most rides, the 40-ouncer KK does the trick. No need to have two bottles.
Forum: Foo
05-11-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 499
Posted By J.Higgins

I've actually spent some time on this flight of...

I've actually spent some time on this flight of fancy. As a GI, you often get locked into the "hurry up and wait" routine. So many times have I spent long hours on a C130 heading God-knows-where, or...
Forum: Foo
05-11-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By J.Higgins

It is! I'm waiting on some new bottle cages. I...

It is! I'm waiting on some new bottle cages. I keep a tote full of all the cages I remove from bikes, but there were none that were decent enough to permanently install on our new bikes. The wife's...
Forum: Foo
05-11-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By J.Higgins

Well the wait is over! The dealer told me that...

Well the wait is over! The dealer told me that these are two of the four Ogres he is allotted for the 2021 season. Its a good thing I started trying to get these back in February! I drove up to Maine...
Forum: Foo
05-09-21, 03:44 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

Thook: "Your underwear is much too tight and...

Thook: "Your underwear is much too tight and revealing."

Thook's Wife: "Then wear your own, jackass."
Forum: Foo
05-08-21, 04:42 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 106,400
Posted By J.Higgins

That sounds pretty tasty, Thookie! :thumb:

That sounds pretty tasty, Thookie! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
05-07-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

He was the inspiration behind Tom Hank's movie,...

He was the inspiration behind Tom Hank's movie, Castaway, but the producers had to clean it up a little for selling it to the general public.

You see the real story goes like this. After his plane...
Forum: Foo
05-06-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 106,400
Posted By J.Higgins

Thook's neighbor: "My dog got struck by...

Thook's neighbor: "My dog got struck by lightning."

Thook: "What color was your dog?"
05-05-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 7,705
Posted By J.Higgins

For goodness sakes, please strip and polish that...

For goodness sakes, please strip and polish that stem! It hurts! It hurts! :twitchy:
Forum: Foo
05-05-21, 01:02 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

His sex dolls are really ugly, but they still...

His sex dolls are really ugly, but they still manage to take his breath away.
Forum: Foo
05-02-21, 03:51 PM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

Not a lie. One more and its the penalty box for...

Not a lie. One more and its the penalty box for you! :p
Forum: Foo
05-01-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 283
Posted By J.Higgins

My wife and I drive out to the coast and sit by...

My wife and I drive out to the coast and sit by the sea for a couple hours. We then stop somewhere and get a lobster roll. This is our anniversary ritual. We have everything we want and more than we...
Forum: Foo
05-01-21, 01:19 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 591
Posted By J.Higgins

Post-Covid Foo Party

Let's have a post-covid Foo Party. It'll be a meeting of the mindless! Burning Man, or Itching Man will have nothing on us! We Foosters all seem to enjoy each other's posts and we're a kinder,...
Forum: Foo
05-01-21, 01:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 595
Posted By J.Higgins

I think we'd get on quite well. I like Slayer and...

I think we'd get on quite well. I like Slayer and most metal bands, particularly from the hair band days, but not hair bands if that makes any sense. I mean, hair metal is good, but I like stuff from...
Forum: Foo
04-30-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 205
Posted By J.Higgins

That's what Homer Buckets are for! :D ...

That's what Homer Buckets are for! :D

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Forum: Foo
04-30-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 595
Posted By J.Higgins

About 1400 in my town, which is small by New...

About 1400 in my town, which is small by New England standards. Almost everyone works at the papermill, which I've successfully managed to avoid the 30 years we've lived here. And... we got a Dollar...
Forum: Foo
04-30-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 595
Posted By J.Higgins

Yeah, you can hear the cactus growing up there.

Yeah, you can hear the cactus growing up there.
Forum: Foo
04-29-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 2,520
Views: 106,400
Posted By J.Higgins

Covid project. Stairs leading down to the...

Covid project. Stairs leading down to the mudroom. I rebuilt them entirely last year with solid oak treads, but the underside was open. This year, I built closets into it. There are shelves inside...
Forum: Foo
04-28-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

When visiting the hardware store he feels...

When visiting the hardware store he feels compelled to slip a dollar bill or two under the cans of stripper on the shelf. Old habits die hard with this one.
Forum: Foo
04-27-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

Broke up with his roblox girlfriend by sending...

Broke up with his roblox girlfriend by sending her a message, 30 seconds later heard his uncle crying in the next room.
Forum: Foo
04-27-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 447
Posted By J.Higgins

Agreed. 1/3rd of my lawn is moss, 1/3rd is grass,...

Agreed. 1/3rd of my lawn is moss, 1/3rd is grass, and the rest is weeds. The only water it gets is from rainfall, and I keep it mowed. Curb appeal? For some uncanny reason, I get compliments....
Forum: Foo
04-27-21, 05:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 466
Posted By J.Higgins

Imaginative. Graphic. Horrifying... and perfect....

Imaginative. Graphic. Horrifying... and perfect. :thumb:

Some of the young girls in various customer-related positions around here such as deli counters, checkouts, bakeries, etc, all speak like...
04-26-21, 04:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By J.Higgins

Marathons.

Marathons.
Forum: Foo
04-23-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By J.Higgins

I got promoted! :beer: I was a only a low-life...

I got promoted! :beer: I was a only a low-life Grammar Lieutenant up until now.

I am with you on the Cross Check, and I'm on the lookout for one as well. The trouble is that they are either...
Forum: Foo
04-23-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 706
Posted By J.Higgins

The following pics are all past Surlys, and I...

The following pics are all past Surlys, and I have a pair of Ogres on order, which should be here within two weeks, according to the dealer.
...
Forum: Foo
04-22-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

Loves McDonald's so much, he calls his house the...

Loves McDonald's so much, he calls his house the McCrib.
Forum: Foo
04-21-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

Bought a gym membership through Costco and now...

Bought a gym membership through Costco and now has 36-pack abs.
04-21-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By J.Higgins

Shakedown Cruise

Well I finally got it finished. I mounted a handlebar mount for my Wahoo, a bell, and old Cannondale saddlebag, and a bottle cage.
...
04-19-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By J.Higgins

Its a Wahoo Elemnt. Its twists on and off easily,...

Its a Wahoo Elemnt. Its twists on and off easily, and fits in a pocket. I track my mileage. The nearest grocery store is a 30-minute ride.
04-18-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By J.Higgins

A few more pics. I wanted to get a couple more...

A few more pics. I wanted to get a couple more pics for the build process, but I didn't think anyone would be interesting to watch tires going on and all that. The key elements to this build are the...
Forum: Foo
04-17-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

A man named, I Had A Huffy, was reported to be...

A man named, I Had A Huffy,
was reported to be quite the toughie.
He made puns about cereal
and other material,
but they all came off rather stuffy.
Forum: Foo
04-17-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

Tsunami: The T is silent Honest: The H is...

Tsunami: The T is silent
Honest: The H is silent
Island: The S is silent
Queue: The ueue is silent
His Jokes: Everyone is silent
04-13-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 798
Posted By J.Higgins

Grocery Getter Build

I am friendly with the guys at our town recycling center. They work for the town, and I also do some favors for the town road crew, who is also in charge of setting out the floats and rafts at the...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,284
Posted By J.Higgins

True true true. Those...

True true true. Those male-enhancing-testosterone-boosting pills are bullsh*t.
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16,545
Views: 918,752
Posted By J.Higgins

A master of style, loaded with cunning and guile,...

A master of style, loaded with cunning and guile, he travelled to the Nile, but all he found was bile. Meanwhile, he aspired to change his lifestyle, but but all he got was exiled... by a reptile....
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,284
Posted By J.Higgins

Plastic bottle or no, vitamins are worth it. The...

Plastic bottle or no, vitamins are worth it. The foods we get in this country are no where close to the level of nutrients and minerals they should have, instead they are genetically altered to last...
Forum: Foo
04-07-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By J.Higgins

I'm thinking that I may have become my father....

I'm thinking that I may have become my father. What is funny, is that I'm no stranger to the world of computers. I've had some form of home computer since about 1984. My brother and I would swap...
04-01-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 11,294
Posted By J.Higgins

Agreed. Look at the auto industry. You cant even...

Agreed. Look at the auto industry. You cant even touch a decent car for less than $30k now. I feel so sorry for all of the younger people who are forking over a weeks pay or more per month just to...
Forum: Foo
03-29-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By J.Higgins

Agreed. I seem to remember that Del Rio was some...

Agreed. I seem to remember that Del Rio was some kind of tick quarantine zone back in the day? That was a long tine ago, and I've killed a lot of brain cells along the way.

The doctor prescribed a...
Forum: Foo
03-28-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 9,514
Views: 1,169,549
Posted By J.Higgins

I marvel at the way the truck tire hit the bike...

I marvel at the way the truck tire hit the bike wheel at just the right spot so as not to flip her over, or God forbid - into the truck wheels. She rode her bike into the rear wheels of that truck...
03-23-21, 05:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,371
Posted By J.Higgins

I know, right? It never ceases to amuse and...

I know, right?

It never ceases to amuse and amaze me, how people have a nice bike and take such crappy pictures of it, and don't take the time to orient them properly. Its also "amusing" to see...
Forum: Foo
03-23-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 748
Posted By J.Higgins

The Waiting is the Hardest Part

My darling wife and I are excited. We've got a matching pair of Surly Ogres on order. The bike shop owner says they'll be here around mid-April. Meanwhile, I can't get this song out of my head.
...
Forum: Foo
03-17-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,491
Posted By J.Higgins

My second dose of Pfizer was Monday, and so far...

My second dose of Pfizer was Monday, and so far I've felt great. My arm wasn't even sore. Maybe its the good healthy stuff I've been doing? I make myself a tonic of water, apple cider vinegar, lemon...
Forum: Touring
03-17-21, 04:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,836
Posted By J.Higgins

32's are fat tires for some of us old guys who...

32's are fat tires for some of us old guys who still remember touring on the narrow stuff. I have 32's on my Bilenky and it seems to be a decent compromise between weight, speed, handling, and...
03-17-21, 04:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 476
Posted By J.Higgins

I've performed the drops-to-flats conversion on...

I've performed the drops-to-flats conversion on dozens of bikes. Definitely doable, so be sure to map out exactly what you need to do and what parts you need. Nothing worse than getting in the middle...
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