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05-16-21, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 505
Posted By Juan Foote

I worked with a bike shop for just short of two...

I worked with a bike shop for just short of two years. Most of your customers are going to be super easy to deal with and talk to. The ones to watch for are those have have truly studied what they...
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By Juan Foote

This was a notoriously good frameset out of GT....

This was a notoriously good frameset out of GT. The sales info indicates that it should be ready to ride, new tires. I don't think $125 is a bad deal at all so long as it FITS.

I had a Timberline...
Forum: Foo
05-16-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

And the aspect that should really be burning...

And the aspect that should really be burning 'greenies' asses over the situation:

Electricity in the U.S. - U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)...
05-15-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 370
Posted By Juan Foote

Right when this first happened we had our...

Right when this first happened we had our (traveling) techs go fill up and fill a gas can. Most of them drive hybrid Prius, so a can is almost a fill up and good for a while. We are able to work from...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

Hydrogen is a good/bad situation. I can only...

Hydrogen is a good/bad situation. I can only imagine that all ICE vehicles will eventually fall into this category. They aren't particularly harmful to the enviro. The issue as things stand now is...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

I read an article recently that was an open...

I read an article recently that was an open letter from a volcanologist regarding an active/erupting volcano in Norway IIRC...anyway, he was basically saying that the last week of emissions from the...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

There is a guy that used to come out to Friday...

There is a guy that used to come out to Friday night drags (when such events were going on) that had a 2xxZ (it was either a 40 or a 60) that was converted to electric. Super duper fast.
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

Not just that, but from crashes. Lithium...

Not just that, but from crashes. Lithium batteries are extremely hazardous in this regard. I have been working fire safety for the past 7 ish years. There is one manner of place that we will NOT get...
Forum: Foo
05-15-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

Wow, great bunch of posts and good reading here. ...

Wow, great bunch of posts and good reading here.

I prefer not to travel by airplane and don't feel I have the patience for a train trip. I have done bus once and hope I never have to again. I...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

I am also interested in knowing from a wider...

I am also interested in knowing from a wider group of owners.

One of the people I attend a cycling event with owns an EV. He went on a trip up to Tenn. a couple years ago and took a gas generator...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

This is actually an interesting idea, if we were...

This is actually an interesting idea, if we were of the assumption that the battery that runs these vehicles were small enough to be easily portable. Interesting take on how things could happen.
...
Forum: Foo
05-14-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 869
Posted By Juan Foote

About electric vehicles

There is a pending policy in which ICE are to be phased out within a fairly short time frame, all things considered. I was curious about an aspect of travel in regard to these vehicles.

As of now...
Forum: Foo
05-09-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 283
Posted By Juan Foote

When I was a kid Syd and Marty Croft had a semi...

When I was a kid Syd and Marty Croft had a semi permanent "circus" style event that went on here in Atlanta. It was at or around the same time as the TV show and I recall being simply astounded that...
Forum: Southeast
05-07-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 133
Posted By Juan Foote

Pro Tip Go to Google Maps and scan down to...

Pro Tip

Go to Google Maps and scan down to your local area. In the upper left you have an option in the drop down for "cycling". Click that.
All of the approved bike routes and trails will be...
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By Juan Foote

You should consider asking the mods to move this...

You should consider asking the mods to move this to the appropriate section....
04-10-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 75,497
Posted By Juan Foote

Agreed. It was very captivating.

Agreed. It was very captivating.
04-10-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,413
Posted By Juan Foote

I DL'ed the "Bell Standard Ringer". Reminds me of...

I DL'ed the "Bell Standard Ringer". Reminds me of the old wall phone.
Forum: Foo
04-10-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,300
Posted By Juan Foote

20 was a pretty slow year work wise and also...

20 was a pretty slow year work wise and also completely agree with that first (para) of canklecat's post. I feel like I have lost interest in doing anything pertaining to inside, and have lost the...
Forum: Southeast
04-06-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 196
Posted By Juan Foote

Atlanta Beltline?

I haven't been up there in a while. Their website shows connections that I know in the past either weren't there, or were a part of the gravel/planned sections.

My understanding is that you can...
04-06-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 75,497
Posted By Juan Foote

We are re-watching True Blood. It's all over the...

We are re-watching True Blood. It's all over the place. I don't want to say bad, but it sure isn't good. Sort of along the lines of an actually R rated daytime drama, with vampires instead of black...
Forum: Foo
04-06-21, 08:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 691
Posted By Juan Foote

I would not go so far as to say "screw up", but...

I would not go so far as to say "screw up", but it damned sure would have made Oracle the Gatekeeper, big and rich as hell after everyone had to pay them royalties/licensing.
Replies: 1
Views: 542
Posted By Juan Foote

Fellow BK amps...sacroiliac pain?

I can't be the only one with sacroiliac disfunction.

Basically when I do anything beyond mildly active, or walk a lot I develop a sacroiliac "lock up" on my left (amp) side. I have a chiro that I...
04-04-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 309,868
Posted By Juan Foote

Urge - 2016. Has Pierce Brosnan in it. We figured...

Urge - 2016. Has Pierce Brosnan in it. We figured it couldn't be TOO bad...and his part isn't awful, it's just that the writing and direction didn't give ANY of the actors much to work with. It's...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 791
Posted By Juan Foote

If you are going to toss them, back them up in a...

If you are going to toss them, back them up in a lossless format first.
04-03-21, 09:00 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 926
Posted By Juan Foote

Are you familiar with where your diaphragm is, in...

Are you familiar with where your diaphragm is, in relation to this pain?

My guess, and based on my own past experience is that adding the hills caused you to go over your ability to deliver...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,922
Posted By Juan Foote

Have you had yourself checked for things like...

Have you had yourself checked for things like Attention Deficit Disorder? ...or do you just lack the willpower and focus to do what you are getting paid to do in a timely manner?

I have worked...
Forum: Foo
12-13-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 530
Posted By Juan Foote

I opted out.....what is that gonna mean?

Had a big banner pop up when I logged in today telling me that continued use of the site meant I was "opting in" to the cookie policy. I opted to read through a bit of it and for the most part,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-12-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,952
Posted By Juan Foote

My latest purchase was a GT Traffic "city" style...

My latest purchase was a GT Traffic "city" style (MTB). It is an inexpensive bike that I purchased to fill a desire to have a bike I didn't mind being stolen or damaged in relation to some social...
12-08-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,817
Views: 309,868
Posted By Juan Foote

Hillbilly Elegy. Amazing casting, really...

Hillbilly Elegy.

Amazing casting, really heartfelt. Never mind my review, watch it and form your own opinion. I don't feel (much of) anyone would be disappointed. Didn't even want to pause for...
Forum: Foo
12-08-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,292
Posted By Juan Foote

Y'all can't even help yourselves can you? Shoo,...

Y'all can't even help yourselves can you? Shoo, back to PnR, get outta Foo with that ****.
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,292
Posted By Juan Foote

Interesting. 21 This felt a whole lot like...

Interesting. 21

This felt a whole lot like those tests that (some) places will give, pre employment. I always love when they ask the same question again to see if you change your answer.
Forum: Foo
12-06-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,247
Posted By Juan Foote

Seeing as how the post was in May, I am guessing...

Seeing as how the post was in May, I am guessing OP got this worked out.
Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,752
Posted By Juan Foote

Does ars (or any current) do an article on the...

Does ars (or any current) do an article on the actual environmental cost of one of these lithium car batteries as opposed to this?

Totally not a fan of the *******s that do this, particularly to...
12-02-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,000
Posted By Juan Foote

The "city" bike that I currently use is nothing...

The "city" bike that I currently use is nothing more than a fendered, rigid mountain bike frame. It is super similar (except in tire size) to a Timberline I had years ago.

I would suggest looking...
12-02-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,176
Posted By Juan Foote

I have ridden bikes my entire life. I barely...

I have ridden bikes my entire life. I barely recall learning how and it was on training wheels that I had Paw Paw take off so I would quit getting stuck in ruts on the dirt road. Most of the bikes...
12-02-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 15,818
Posted By Juan Foote

IMO water is something that should be along for...

IMO water is something that should be along for ANY ride outside of the driveway of your home. Even if you aren't going to drink it having it to wash something out of your eye, a cut, etc. is...
Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By Juan Foote

The thing to understand about Harmon/JBL is that...

The thing to understand about Harmon/JBL is that they basically have two divisions. They have the crap you could buy at Circuit City, and then they had/have a high end line. Harmon Kardon and JBL...
12-02-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 75,497
Posted By Juan Foote

Been watching Dexter. I had a friend years ago...

Been watching Dexter. I had a friend years ago tell me how good it was and I just couldn't seem to get it. With the lack of shows out I tried it again and it has me interested. I am not going to go...
12-02-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 608
Views: 75,497
Posted By Juan Foote

I have heard so much good about this series. I...

I have heard so much good about this series. I have tried to watch it several different times as much as a year apart. For some reason I cannot seem to get into it. Watched ~4 episodes and it seems...
Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By Juan Foote

I have the smaller brother to this. It fits very...

I have the smaller brother to this. It fits very well in a bottle cage. Exceptional little speaker with a good range of sound. It is also marginally water resistant so works in weather too.
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By Juan Foote

If that mower has the “red” engine put it in your...

If that mower has the “red” engine put it in your will.
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By Juan Foote

Some years back they came out with a small clock...

Some years back they came out with a small clock radio looking item called "Wave" IIRC. I had never heard such a small speaker with the fidelity it had. I am sure this is equally as impressive. Nice...
Forum: Foo
11-30-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By Juan Foote

According to the generation of ipad it is likely...

According to the generation of ipad it is likely FAR more powerful and suited to your need.

There are some good reviews on YouTube regarding this unit. The new format makes it seem quite...
11-27-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,887
Posted By Juan Foote

I be honest. I stick a lithium AA in a "Cherry...

I be honest. I stick a lithium AA in a "Cherry Bomb" and don't worry about it for the next 5-7 years.
Forum: Foo
11-26-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,157
Posted By Juan Foote

As far as any social media putting you back in...

As far as any social media putting you back in touch with schoolmates...I feel like Classmates was among the first. Myspace and Facebook quickly ellipsed that. In my own experience I had a couple of...
Forum: Recumbent
11-17-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,975
Posted By Juan Foote

It might be helpful to check out Catrikes forum...

It might be helpful to check out Catrikes forum for sale section. I located our Roads that way, and both were local.

In relation to purchasing new or used...so far as I am aware there is not a...
11-15-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,951
Posted By Juan Foote

Yeah. Don't pressure wash your bike.

Yeah. Don't pressure wash your bike.
11-15-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By Juan Foote

For what it's worth, I am an LBKA and simply...

For what it's worth, I am an LBKA and simply cannot physically unclip from my left side while NOT standing.

For using clips I went two different ways according to the ride. I prefer egg beaters...
Forum: Recumbent
11-15-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,760
Posted By Juan Foote

I used to ride with a fellow that had a kit of...

I used to ride with a fellow that had a kit of some sort on his Catrike Expedition. I was riding a Road at the time and it certainly made it seem pretty effortless going up hills for him. We would...
11-13-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,844
Posted By Juan Foote

Yes, just like a car if you are applying your...

Yes, just like a car if you are applying your brakes correctly.
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