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Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 653
Posted By jgedwa

Chicken of the cave!

Chicken of the cave!
08-09-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 944
Posted By jgedwa

He got a lot of use out of it for a few years. ...

He got a lot of use out of it for a few years. Not really useful in any way. But fun to play with.

I do not have any video, and not a lot of photos. The best I can do is direct you back to a...
08-08-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 944
Posted By jgedwa

Is that the conversion kit you sold to me a...

Is that the conversion kit you sold to me a number of years ago?

Like others have mentioned here, it was a whole new learning process to figure out how to ride it. Everyone thinks it will be...
07-10-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By jgedwa

v Well, whenever I walked fix I would not...

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Well, whenever I walked fix I would not dream of not using clips.

Jim
Forum: Foo
07-05-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,295
Posted By jgedwa

Its defined the same way it always has been. If...

Its defined the same way it always has been. If you are passing off someone else's words or ideas as your own, then you have plagiarized them.

What it is is very simple, and in an academic...
Forum: Foo
07-02-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 11,891
Views: 2,518,867
Posted By jgedwa

Am I the only one who thinks it is perfectly...

Am I the only one who thinks it is perfectly sensible to save concrete by filling the space with whatever one has at hand. Bowling balls would work perfectly well for fill.

Jim
06-27-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,386
Posted By jgedwa

This would be news to me. Are you suggesting...

This would be news to me. Are you suggesting that 27 x 1 1/4 is code for hooked rim? I really do not think that is true.

Jim
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,254
Posted By jgedwa

Buttery is not the word I would have chosen to...

Buttery is not the word I would have chosen to describe it. It shifts like a box of rocks. But that seems appropriate for what it is, and I am sure it was just as rough right from the factory. I...
Forum: Foo
06-21-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,254
Posted By jgedwa

2007 Honda Fit that is kind of fun to drive, even...

2007 Honda Fit that is kind of fun to drive, even though it is pretty gutless.

Also a couple of farm trucks with manuals. An 85 Chevy C30 with a 350 and a 3 speed Muncie that is just a blast to...
06-16-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,960
Posted By jgedwa

He had lots of great advice about bikes, and was...

He had lots of great advice about bikes, and was very generous with his time writing up his knowledge for us.

But, that is not really what made him special. He was decent, kind, and funny. That is...
05-30-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,003
Posted By jgedwa

Amazing bike, and photos, and memories. I...

Amazing bike, and photos, and memories.

I hope you never tire of sharing stuff like this with us.

Thanks,

Jim
Forum: Foo
03-19-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 966
Posted By jgedwa

Shapiro's Deli

Shapiro's Deli
Forum: Foo
02-08-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,700
Views: 1,315,939
Posted By jgedwa

Not to say he does not have good balance, but the...

Not to say he does not have good balance, but the taller the bike (the longer the lever) the easier it is to balance. For basically the same reason that tightrope walkers use those long horizontal...
12-24-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,646
Posted By jgedwa

reductio ad absurdum is most certainly not a...

reductio ad absurdum is most certainly not a logical fallacy.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-02-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,579
Posted By jgedwa

Until just recently he was doing really well. ...

Until just recently he was doing really well. But in the last year, he is starting to go downhill. For a while there, I was thinking he might go for the record (29 years old, if I remember...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,579
Posted By jgedwa

And another of Rikki. Not the most flattering of...

And another of Rikki. Not the most flattering of either of us, but it gets us right anyway. Jim...
Forum: Foo
09-30-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,579
Posted By jgedwa

Yeah. And until just the last year or so, he was...

Yeah. And until just the last year or so, he was seemingly ageless. But he is fading now, I am sorry to say. He was a rescue from the pound, so I am not too sure of his heritage, but I would guess...
Forum: Foo
09-29-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,579
Posted By jgedwa

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This guy is coming up on 21 years old. He is the best.

Jim
Forum: Foo
09-01-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,383
Posted By jgedwa

Years ago, in a house I sold long ago, I redid...

Years ago, in a house I sold long ago, I redid the bathroom and had to do a bit of non-standard plumbing to make it work. In short, I had to marry modern plumbing standards into some sort of archaic...
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,520
Posted By jgedwa

I can eat fifty eggs

I can eat fifty eggs
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By jgedwa

Don't spill any of that sardine oil on your feet

Don't spill any of that sardine oil on your feet
03-02-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,217
Posted By jgedwa

I have three acres that I regularly use an...

I have three acres that I regularly use an ancient walk-behind Gravely to mow. It has a large deck out front, and moves along at a very fast clip, and so takes only two hours. But still, that is a...
Forum: Foo
11-27-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,013
Posted By jgedwa

Tamales. But with all the traditional...

Tamales. But with all the traditional Thanksgiving sides.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-27-19, 12:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,780
Posted By jgedwa

The very best coffee in the world is served by a...

The very best coffee in the world is served by a specific diner in Manhattan. It says so right on their sign.
Forum: Foo
06-05-19, 01:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,632
Posted By jgedwa

I have a total of about 1500 gallons of rain...

I have a total of about 1500 gallons of rain barrel capacity. Its like stealing water.

Jim
Forum: Foo
12-20-18, 10:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,696
Posted By jgedwa

I think this will be generally true: that opting...

I think this will be generally true: that opting out of new technology will leave one on the outside looking in. However, I also think there are plenty of circumstances where opting out will...
Forum: Foo
12-17-18, 06:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,573
Posted By jgedwa

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5ZwbDj7sQM&fr...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_5ZwbDj7sQM&frags=pl%2Cwn
12-12-18, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By jgedwa

This is the right forum. Looking forward to it. ...

This is the right forum. Looking forward to it.

Jim
12-12-18, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,474
Posted By jgedwa

That is the coolest bike I have seen on BF in a...

That is the coolest bike I have seen on BF in a long, long time. What else you have lurking out there in your garage? Start a whole new thread of awesomeness please.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-30-18, 06:33 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,790
Posted By jgedwa

You did not get the college experience. You...

You did not get the college experience. You cheated. Yuck.

Jim
Forum: Foo
10-18-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,790
Posted By jgedwa

There are still plenty of good old fashioned...

There are still plenty of good old fashioned blackboards still around in the university world. At my school, there was a push to replace them with whiteboards and then smartboards some years ago. ...
Forum: Foo
09-18-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 520
Posted By jgedwa

The grown men in the NFL would not even feel the...

The grown men in the NFL would not even feel the boys of college on the same field. It would be a bloodbath.
Forum: Foo
09-18-18, 02:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 707
Posted By jgedwa

"I sure hope he said peanuts"

"I sure hope he said peanuts"
08-06-18, 09:26 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,905
Posted By jgedwa

I was in too much of a hurry, I guess. I did not...

I was in too much of a hurry, I guess. I did not keep the blade parallel with the inside of the tube and it cut into it before I saw what was happening. It was an interesting raised chain stay MTB...
08-06-18, 02:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,905
Posted By jgedwa

Bought frame on eBay. Stuck seatpost. Sawsall. ...

Bought frame on eBay. Stuck seatpost. Sawsall. Sadness.

Jim
Forum: Foo
07-21-18, 09:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By jgedwa

I am no way cool enough to relate to being Billy....

I am no way cool enough to relate to being Billy. Big Mike is more my speed, sadly.

Jim
Forum: Foo
07-20-18, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 743
Posted By jgedwa

Big Mike from Reno 911

Big Mike from Reno 911
07-06-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,025
Posted By jgedwa

There is plenty of room in that dropout for any...

There is plenty of room in that dropout for any chain tension adjustment you might need. Even more so if you use a half-link.

Jim
Forum: Foo
06-02-18, 02:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,777
Posted By jgedwa

I am a professor and so am faced with many new...

I am a professor and so am faced with many new names to remember each semester. I struggle with it.

But one trick that was told to me years ago to deal with forgetting a name was to ask the...
02-17-18, 04:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By jgedwa

Thanks! He looks as good in person. I think his...

Thanks! He looks as good in person. I think his white fur hides the usual white muzzle that old dogs get. He looks and acts like he is young. Other than a problem with arthritis in one hip, he...
02-17-18, 07:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,891
Posted By jgedwa

Rikki. He will be 19 in a few weeks and is...

Rikki. He will be 19 in a few weeks and is seemingly ageless.

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 08:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,733
Posted By jgedwa

Ah, I thought this might be lurking in there...

Ah, I thought this might be lurking in there somewhere. The street understanding of metaphysics as astrology and ghosts and things like that is really nothing like what academic philosophers mean by...
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 07:04 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,733
Posted By jgedwa

Yeah, that is one way to understand metaphysics. ...

Yeah, that is one way to understand metaphysics. But that then makes metaphysics into nonsense. Maybe that is true, but I think that not all talk of nothing (and something, for that matter) is...
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 06:38 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,733
Posted By jgedwa

Well, maybe we should take a moment and try to...

Well, maybe we should take a moment and try to work out what metaphysics might be.

I would rather use that word to describe the study of something, but that's not what you meant by it. So, then...
Forum: Foo
01-19-18, 04:14 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,733
Posted By jgedwa

I would have said that exactly the opposite is...

I would have said that exactly the opposite is true. If metaphysics is the study of what existence is and physics is the study of how existence bounces around.

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-15-18, 04:49 PM
Replies: 11,891
Views: 2,518,867
Posted By jgedwa

I still don't see it. Hint? Jim

I still don't see it. Hint?

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-07-18, 09:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,367
Posted By jgedwa

Yup. Iowa for undergrad, and Indiana for Ph.D. ...

Yup. Iowa for undergrad, and Indiana for Ph.D.

I love those two towns dearly and would go back in a heartbeat. I liked the liberal weirdness of each.

Jim
Forum: Foo
01-01-18, 11:30 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,367
Posted By jgedwa

Iowa City, Iowa Bloomington, Indiana ...

Iowa City, Iowa
Bloomington, Indiana
Redlands, CA
Carlisle, PA

None of them are really all that special. Not tourist places, for example. But all are very livable, in my opinion. Iowa City...
12-25-17, 12:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,596
Posted By jgedwa

I had no idea you were paying significant costs...

I had no idea you were paying significant costs out of pocket for BF back in the day. So, I am all the more pleased to have chipped in a small amount to you to defray expenses some.

Jim
12-22-17, 01:59 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,596
Posted By jgedwa

Nothing to say. But I just wanted everyone to...

Nothing to say. But I just wanted everyone to admire my red star

Jim
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