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Forum: Foo
01-16-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 556
Posted By Clyde1820

Growing up, my father always did up the garage...

Growing up, my father always did up the garage work area that way, with a pegboard and outlines, each tool having its place. With a decent toolbox or two off to the side, to hold the miscellaneous...
01-16-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 542
Posted By Clyde1820

I'm assuming the estimates are roughly good ones,...

I'm assuming the estimates are roughly good ones, having taken into account all the obvious things. Advancements in medicine and treatment, changes in diet and lifestyle, changes in physical...
01-16-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By Clyde1820

Just checked it (the HyperShot 350). ...

Just checked it (the HyperShot 350).

Powered-on, I set it to the mode I want. Then, plugged into USB for charging. Stays in the in-use mode I had selected. I can then power-off the light, in...
01-16-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,015
Posted By Clyde1820

A 60-90min snooze, mid-day, doesn't seem strange...

A 60-90min snooze, mid-day, doesn't seem strange to me. I generally don't need it, but sometimes it helps. Usually tied to a crappy previous night's sleep, or lack of a suitably long-lasting...
01-16-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 400
Posted By Clyde1820

Have a couple of the new HyperShot 350's myself....

Have a couple of the new HyperShot 350's myself. They do have one button to flip modes (steady, pulse, flicker, etc). On steady mode, at least, the other button can be used to alter the intensity...
01-16-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,757
Posted By Clyde1820

Good way to get killed. He'll get nailed, at some...

Good way to get killed. He'll get nailed, at some point. Probably inevitable.

One would think there's limited demand for going the double-hip replacement route, with titanium skull plate...
01-15-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 480
Posted By Clyde1820

Have always found about 8-10oz of a good...

Have always found about 8-10oz of a good whole-milk yogurt with a handful of "granola" (raisins, choc bits, oats, nuts) with some fruit added in works well. (Banana, for more potassium; honey, if I'm...
01-15-21, 03:20 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,524
Posted By Clyde1820

Doing without water for a 3hr+ effort can be a...

Doing without water for a 3hr+ effort can be a sketchy proposition, depending on intensity and other factors.

Can't imagine going without food would be dangerous. Could "bonk," sure, if running...
01-13-21, 06:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,624
Posted By Clyde1820

Nor can I. If I did they'd probably take me out...

Nor can I. If I did they'd probably take me out to "the woodshed" for good old-fashioned flogging. Wouldn't even try.

Uncertain if the others in the HyperShot or HotShot line-up allow...
01-13-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,952
Posted By Clyde1820

Great-looking bike. :thumb: All the parts and...

Great-looking bike. :thumb: All the parts and accessories work to enhance the look, color-wise. Nice.

Just picked up a Crane Suzu Mini (https://www.cranebellco.com/bells?lang=en) bell (45mm dome),...
01-13-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,624
Posted By Clyde1820

Right. My observations as well. What I'm...

Right. My observations as well.

What I'm speaking of is one two-light CygoLite HyperShot 350 taillight mounted high, set to pulse+steady, in which the pulse is exceedingly bright and the dominant...
01-13-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,624
Posted By Clyde1820

Can't speak to the CygoLite HotShot 150's, but I...

Can't speak to the CygoLite HotShot 150's, but I can say that the HyperShot 350's are bright. Can see them many hundreds of yards distant, even among a mess of other cars and lights crowding the...
01-12-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,056
Posted By Clyde1820

That'll do it. What, 6-7% grade for something...

That'll do it. What, 6-7% grade for something like 10 miles, and steeper still (but shorter) on the "nasty" stuff? Has been some years since I've driven a vehicle over the Pass, there.

At about...
Forum: Foo
01-11-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,040
Views: 1,499,853
Posted By Clyde1820

Several, eh? As of 2013, apparently some were...

Several, eh? As of 2013, apparently some were selling for north of US$1M. A far cry from the sub-$100K back around 2000 or so.

Haven't seen one on the streets for decades. If I recall...
01-11-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,624
Posted By Clyde1820

Recently picked up a couple of their lights,...

Recently picked up a couple of their lights, myself.

Headlight -- CygoLite Metro Pro 1100 USB (https://cygolite.com/product/metro-pro-1100-usb/). Lots of light. Numerous modes, handling daylight...
01-11-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 361,556
Posted By Clyde1820

Well, there's periodic maintenance on such bikes...

Well, there's periodic maintenance on such bikes that I'm sure he'll get a kick out of learning how to do. Tube repair, brake pad swap and tuning, cable swap along with derailleur tuning. All good...
01-10-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 361,556
Posted By Clyde1820

Very cool. Plus, since he now knows quite a...

Very cool.

Plus, since he now knows quite a bit more about how the parts work and go together, when he gets stranded for whatever reason he'll likely have a very good idea of what the problem is. ...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-21, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 217,569
Posted By Clyde1820

Used to fish off the coast for cod and other...

Used to fish off the coast for cod and other types, at depth. Made up my own rigs, with discarded window sash weights and custom lines. Had a dozen old, discarded McDonald's 5gal pickle buckets for...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 217,569
Posted By Clyde1820

A piece of rope. Some years ago, while...

A piece of rope.

Some years ago, while riding along a street I'd been on many thousands of times, a strange smell floated past. A familiar smell. One that took me back 50yrs to my childhood when I...
01-08-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 4,016
Views: 361,556
Posted By Clyde1820

More of a "What have I not been wrenching on?"...

More of a "What have I not been wrenching on?" post.

Been seriously delayed on a project, awaiting on parts availability since last February. Just got the last of them in, today. And, wouldn't you...
01-08-21, 01:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Clyde1820

It's been mutating since it was first seen...

It's been mutating since it was first seen (actually, that's how life rolls, on this planet, of course). There are more than a half-dozen mutations documented, along with the last couple since...
01-07-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 391
Posted By Clyde1820

Take a look at J&G Cyclewear, in Oregon. ...

Take a look at J&G Cyclewear, in Oregon.

They've got a couple that might suit you. Cycling jackets, both of them, and in bright high-viz yellow.

Yellowjacket wind jacket...
01-07-21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,056
Posted By Clyde1820

I'm a plodder, commuter, pleasure rider. Always...

I'm a plodder, commuter, pleasure rider. Always have been.

Generally I tool around in the 10-12mph range, I suppose, sometimes peaking at 15mph for spurts. But I don't push it nor really track...
01-07-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 498
Posted By Clyde1820

Apparently, the hope is with the mRNA type...

Apparently, the hope is with the mRNA type vaccines coming out that it'll handle a very wide range of mutations on the thing. (Can't recall where I read that; one of the research journals, in the...
01-02-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 977
Posted By Clyde1820

Under 5'9" with shorter legs, myself, so in terms...

Under 5'9" with shorter legs, myself, so in terms of height not really a petite sized rider. But I dislike being all stretched out, always have. These days, particularly, I much prefer a...
12-24-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,482
Posted By Clyde1820

Throughout the '70s, it was normal for kids who...

Throughout the '70s, it was normal for kids who hadn't yet made "bank" to have bikes for getting around, commuting, heading to and from school. Most days, I'd log 15-20 miles, just doing the basics....
12-09-20, 02:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 719
Posted By Clyde1820

An initial contracting for vaccine coverage for...

An initial contracting for vaccine coverage for "the most-vital" portions of society (frontline healthcare workers, and the most-vulnerable in society) makes sense. So, X hundreds of millions of...
12-09-20, 02:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,817
Posted By Clyde1820

Other than the high-speed fighting chariots of...

Other than the high-speed fighting chariots of ancient Egypt, there aren't a lot of examples of "lean and mean" effective wheels that can take punishment and keep on ticking, at speed, under rough...
12-01-20, 08:14 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,072
Posted By Clyde1820

Ah. So there's the likely source of...

Ah. So there's the likely source of misunderstanding, misconstruing.

Simply noted that air movement can indeed carry things great distances. Mentioned the simple example of dust and pollutants...
11-24-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,072
Posted By Clyde1820

Read it, and viewed most of the presentations and...

Read it, and viewed most of the presentations and discussions, as well has having read most of the cited and referenced support material and other reference works. From this along with several...
11-24-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,773
Posted By Clyde1820

Good way to describe it. It's why I prefer...

Good way to describe it.

It's why I prefer to walk, run, bike, ride a motorcycle ... rather than the faster/blinder (car, train, plane) modes of travel. As you say, preferring to be in the scene,...
11-24-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,072
Posted By Clyde1820

Didn't say "clouds" of anything were raining down...

Didn't say "clouds" of anything were raining down from the sky.

Just pointed out the simple fact that live viruses and bacteria have indeed been found in the air column great distances beyond...
11-21-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,072
Posted By Clyde1820

Again, false. Didn't make up a thing. Didn't...

Again, false.

Didn't make up a thing. Didn't propose a thing. Didn't claim anything was happening, or that any claim out there was what I was passing along.

Simply questioned how little is...
Forum: Foo
11-18-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8,040
Views: 1,499,853
Posted By Clyde1820

Nice. A buddy in the early '90s had a handful of...

Nice. A buddy in the early '90s had a handful of classic Alfas, including a 2600 Spyder.

Always thought a well-sorted Alfa GTV6 Calloway TT...
11-18-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,128
Posted By Clyde1820

Sure. It's all out the window, this year, due to...

Sure. It's all out the window, this year, due to the ease of transmission of this virus.

Getting the extended family together would mean gathering people to (or from) U.S. states with quarantine...
11-17-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,967
Posted By Clyde1820

The DS is a fairly decent bike, IMO. Had one...

The DS is a fairly decent bike, IMO. Had one (until it was stolen).

As for fitment, assuming it's the right sizing for you: if your preferred (desired) hands position differs not all that much...
11-16-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,524
Posted By Clyde1820

You're probably right. Nineteen Eighty-Four...

You're probably right.

Nineteen Eighty-Four (the 1984 version with John Hurt and Richard Burton) is somewhat like that as well. But I can get really into the characters, at which point I get most...
11-11-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 10,805
Posted By Clyde1820

ReneHerse Rat Trap Pass...

ReneHerse Rat Trap Pass (https://www.renehersecycles.com/shop/components/tires/26-inch/26x23-rat-trap-pass/) -- 26x2.3", 54mm wide, in the Endurance casing. Nice tires. Cushy and reasonably grippy....
11-10-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,072
Posted By Clyde1820

False. Thank you for playing. Accusation of...

False. Thank you for playing.

Accusation of "promotion of false information" is how it was phrased. Reading comprehension doesn't seem to be what it once was, does it.

Provision of such. ...
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8,040
Views: 1,499,853
Posted By Clyde1820

Let me see if my memory's still workin' ... ...

Let me see if my memory's still workin' ...

Lamborghini Miura S
Porsche 918 Spyder
Porsche 356 Coupe (~1958?)
Chevrolet Corvette (1955?) (can't believe I typed in "thunderbird" there; not the...
11-07-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Clyde1820

At the state levels, the Govs of many, many...

At the state levels, the Govs of many, many states issued exactly that. Sidestepping the legislatures. And many lawsuits were floated to attempt to thwart such. Indeed, the Executive at the...
11-07-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Clyde1820

There's a gulf of difference between what the...

There's a gulf of difference between what the elected representatives of a citizenry authorize and what one-man edict gets shoved upon a people.

I suspect that if the former were done instead of...
11-07-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 609
Posted By Clyde1820

That's great. To each their own, though. In...

That's great.

To each their own, though. In many places, liberty has value. In others, not so much. Even at the risk of catching something.

We'll all get past this. It's just another...
11-07-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,072
Posted By Clyde1820

Was accused of rumor-mongering and providing...

Was accused of rumor-mongering and providing false info, but was doing nothing of the sort. Replied as such.

Don't mind critique, even criticisms. It's one of the more useful aspects of dialog....
11-07-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,908
Posted By Clyde1820

In my case, with old leg injuries, I have a very...

In my case, with old leg injuries, I have a very limited amount of power I can put down with one leg. Which means I've got a certain range of "low" gearing that'll work for me. Much higher, anything...
11-03-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Clyde1820

IIRC, the Ritchey can adjust to about a 55 degree...

IIRC, the Ritchey can adjust to about a 55 degree angle. You just take off stem's "neck" from the stem's base, then reinstall so the splines lock up at a different angle, then tighten the bolt. ...
11-02-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 680
Posted By Clyde1820

I've used an adjustable stem, previously. A...

I've used an adjustable stem, previously. A Ritchey 4-axis adjustable (click (https://us.ritcheylogic.com/us_en/4-axis-adjustable-stem) @ Ritcheylogic.com); this one's an example of a stem for the...
11-01-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,049
Posted By Clyde1820

I know that well-made general fitness clothing...

I know that well-made general fitness clothing takes into account seams, rubbing points, stiffness/smoothness, binding/bunching, along with key features such as enhanced moisture wicking, that...
10-31-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,589
Posted By Clyde1820

Not a "budget" build, by any stretch, but I am...

Not a "budget" build, by any stretch, but I am fairly impressed with a recent "clyde" wheelset I had done by R&E Cycles (aka Rodriguez Cycles, in Seattle WA). They know "clyde" configurations and...
10-26-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,880
Posted By Clyde1820

Sounds like you're getting fitter and stronger,...

Sounds like you're getting fitter and stronger, capable of greater output without as much challenge to the body. Sounds like a good thing.

After all, even though you're 63yrs of age, you're...
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