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Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 141,329
Posted By skidder

What does a pot sobriety test look like? (SATIRE)...

What does a pot sobriety test look like? (SATIRE) - YouTube
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 156,697
Posted By skidder

David Byrne covering the big Whitney Houston hit....

David Byrne covering the big Whitney Houston hit. I thought I had already posted this, but I couldn't find it.

David Byrne - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" [Live from Austin, TX] - YouTube
...
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,724
Views: 1,322,114
Posted By skidder

Probably one of Hondo Gravel's friends, heading...

Probably one of Hondo Gravel's friends, heading to the next headbanging summer rock-n-roll festival in Texas! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,724
Views: 1,322,114
Posted By skidder

The umpire making the call is down the 1st base...

The umpire making the call is down the 1st base line, that camera is the far end of the dugout, so the angles are a little different. And its a tough call when the bat is moving that fast in the...
10-16-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 975
Posted By skidder

Well, this is the 'Fifty Plus' forum. ;)

Well, this is the 'Fifty Plus' forum. ;)
10-16-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 493
Posted By skidder

Search on the web as I'm pretty sure there was a...

Search on the web as I'm pretty sure there was a BBC series called 'Fat Man On A Bicycle' that was shown here in the USA on PBS stations back in the 1980's/1990s. IT focused on a 'big' guy bicycling...
Forum: Foo
10-09-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 327
Posted By skidder

I see your problem as one of commitment to...

I see your problem as one of commitment to cycling - you've got no "skin in the game" so no motivation.
Are you getting enough sleep? You look "bone-tired" on that bicycle.
You also need to...
10-08-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 3,770
Posted By skidder

Read through the specs: Chainwheel: ...

Read through the specs:

Chainwheel: 170 three small sprocket (what does that mean?)
Tires: 700c
Tire size: 26in (which one is it, 700c or 26 in?)
Gross Weight:...
10-04-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,341
Posted By skidder

If I had to spend that much time cleaning and...

If I had to spend that much time cleaning and re-lubing a chain I just would not ride a bicycle. I ride on pavement probably 80-100 miles per week, sometimes near the beach ('fugitive' sand). I...
Forum: Foo
09-27-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 322
Posted By skidder

There's a nice ski resort just outside of town...

There's a nice ski resort just outside of town which is why a lot of folks went there. About 20 years ago I used to know a couple that had a house there and it was a nice base from which to go...
09-27-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 294
Posted By skidder

Did you try googling it? I did and it came up...

Did you try googling it? I did and it came up pretty quickly as one of the first search results. Nevada County, CA isn't too far away from the Nevada location where there's a yearly time trial...
Forum: Foo
09-26-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 330
Posted By skidder

Going up to Hollywood (Hollyweird?) here in the...

Going up to Hollywood (Hollyweird?) here in the Los Angeles area next Friday to see Samantha Fish at the Troubadour Nightclub. First live music show in the last 5 years, and I haven't been in the...
09-26-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,230
Posted By skidder

No. IF a new tires doesn't fit on the rim when I...

No. IF a new tires doesn't fit on the rim when I try it, it goes back to the LBS for a different brand/model. Not going to suffer on the side of the road with a tough-to-mount tire.
Forum: Foo
09-24-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 437
Posted By skidder

When someone posts an incomplete click-bait title...

When someone posts an incomplete click-bait title to a thread such as "Don't You Hate It When . . . . "
Forum: Foo
09-19-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 659
Posted By skidder

You'll find them in the northern, wilder areas of...

You'll find them in the northern, wilder areas of California - Shasta, over towards the coast, and eastward to the Klamath River area. Also in some pockets of Northern Nevada; there are some big...
Forum: Foo
09-18-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 659
Posted By skidder

There are some nice whitetails in the northern...

There are some nice whitetails in the northern parts of California, but all we have here in Southern California is mule deer. Its been overhunted here for a long time and the season is only about...
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 659
Posted By skidder

Deer in Texas, kangaroos in Australia: (123)...

Deer in Texas, kangaroos in Australia:

(123) Kangaroo crashes into cyclist in Queensland - YouTube

I don't know whether this is funny or scary if I came upon it:

(123) Kangaroo horde during...
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 659
Posted By skidder

You can come to Central California for the annual...

You can come to Central California for the annual Tarantula Festival at Henry Coe State Park on October 2. They come out of the ground "en masse" to mate at the end of the summer. Lots of them on...
09-15-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,468
Posted By skidder

I like my bananas in a Banana Split: (122)...

I like my bananas in a Banana Split:

(122) The Banana Splits/The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) (1969) - YouTube
09-11-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,004
Posted By skidder

Flat pedals with pins on all my bicycles (road,...

Flat pedals with pins on all my bicycles (road, touring, single speed). Never had an issue with them and I like that I can pull either foot off at any time since I'm riding in a suburban environment...
09-11-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 801
Posted By skidder

How about the Centurion/Dave Scott Ironman...

How about the Centurion/Dave Scott Ironman bicycles from the mid-1980s/early 1990s? Pretty neat two-tone paint jobs on a lot of them. There's a whole thred devoted to them in the Classic &Vintage...
09-06-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 524
Posted By skidder

For the last few years I've been riding only 32mm...

For the last few years I've been riding only 32mm and 35mm wide tires. Love the added 'cushioning' the wider, softer tires give. And by softer, I mean lower air pressure (usually 70-80 psi vs 110...
Forum: Foo
09-05-21, 07:06 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 141,329
Posted By skidder

This pilot gets to cross one more thing off his...

This pilot gets to cross one more thing off his 'Bucket List':

(112) WORLD FIRST AS AEROPLANE FLIES THROUGH TUNNEL AT 245 KM/H TO SET WORLD RECORDS || 2021 - YouTube
09-05-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 795
Posted By skidder

I'm going to guess your hybrid bicycle has flat...

I'm going to guess your hybrid bicycle has flat bars and the road bike has drop bars. Try taking the hybrid out for an extended ride (maybe a few extended rides) and see how your back feels after...
Forum: Foo
09-03-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 620
Posted By skidder

I cant remember the last time I went to a large...

I cant remember the last time I went to a large arena show. Most have been in smaller venues or clubs. Joe Satriani, David Lindley, but this young lady stands out the best of the newbies I've seen...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By skidder

Hit the waves at 6AM, get out of the water at...

Hit the waves at 6AM, get out of the water at 8AM. Head home to change clothes and get some breakfast, put the skis in the car, leave at 10AM and you'll be at the ski resort in 2 hours (buy a...
Forum: Foo
08-28-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1,766
Views: 156,697
Posted By skidder

The Rolling Stones 'No Expectations', as 'bluesy'...

The Rolling Stones 'No Expectations', as 'bluesy' as you'd expect:

(107) The Rolling Stones - No Expectations (Official Lyric Video) - YouTube

Cover by a group of well-known country and folk...
08-28-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,164
Posted By skidder

Somewhat similar to what I'm doing. I worked for...

Somewhat similar to what I'm doing. I worked for a neighbor (electrical contractor) back in my college days during the peak summer building periods, but ended up getting a college degree. After...
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,895
Posted By skidder

How 'bout some John Hiatt?: (106) John Hiatt...

How 'bout some John Hiatt?:

(106) John Hiatt - Thank You Girl - YouTube

and can't forget John PRine. Posting the live version of this, its SOOO much better than the studio version. Song stats...
Forum: Foo
08-26-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 754
Posted By skidder

Haven't you guys ever taken a big 'dump' that...

Haven't you guys ever taken a big 'dump' that left you totally satisfied, totally relieved, just feeling great? Like you wanted to run around the block free of all that 'excess.? Probably the same...
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 08:42 PM
Replies: 1,633
Views: 136,069
Posted By skidder

Nice blues from Samantha Fish. Got me hook,...

Nice blues from Samantha Fish. Got me hook, line, and sinker!

(103) Samantha Fish - "No Angels" - YouTube

(103) Shake 'Em On Down - Samantha Fish - LIVE!!!! in Las Vegas - musicUcansee.com -...
08-22-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 364
Posted By skidder

IF you're not sure what you want, why not try...

IF you're not sure what you want, why not try spending a few $$$ on the bike you have to get it to fit your body; maybe a longer seat post, different bar stem (or quill stem) to extend to handlebars...
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 641
Posted By skidder

The speed limit on most freeways and open...

The speed limit on most freeways and open highways here in California tops out at 70MPH. Most of the time when I'm driving on them when the traffic is light the cars treat that as a lower speed...
Forum: Foo
08-20-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By skidder

Ditto here in California back in the late-1960s -...

Ditto here in California back in the late-1960s - early 1970s. We lived near an Indian reservation, the kids used to go to school with us, and we'd go there to shoot targets with bows & arrows,...
Forum: Foo
08-20-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,207
Posted By skidder

Just in case some of you don't get Deal4Fuji's...

Just in case some of you don't get Deal4Fuji's post (#28 above) of indyfabz's reference, here's the famous complete video (during a John Kerry presidential campaign stop):

(99) UF student Tasered...
Forum: Foo
08-18-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 606
Posted By skidder

Reminds me of Robocop: (96) RoboCop (1987) -...

Reminds me of Robocop:

(96) RoboCop (1987) - First Mission (1080p) FULL HD - YouTube
Forum: Foo
07-28-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By skidder

RIP. . Yeah, that's sad, but at least him, Billy...

RIP. . Yeah, that's sad, but at least him, Billy and Frank put out a lot of good music. You've got to realize we'll all pass away someday. Even Keith Richards will die . . . . eventually.

(46)...
Forum: Foo
07-23-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,895
Posted By skidder

Not so much the vocals, but I love the...

Not so much the vocals, but I love the instrumental parts of this song; a little slow, as blues should be played. Add to it Jimi's 'timbre'/'touch' on the guitar, the easy-going, relaxed sound he...
Forum: Foo
07-22-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 2,895
Posted By skidder

A little country diddy from Poco/Jim Messina: ...

A little country diddy from Poco/Jim Messina:

(38) Follow your dreams - Poco - YouTube

A little more up-tempo from Patti Smith:

(38) Patti Smith- People Have the Power - YouTube
...
Forum: Foo
07-18-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,294
Posted By skidder

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark...

Congratulations! You're now free of the 'Dark Force's' bondage. Go forth and enjoy your new-found freedom to engage with real people and things!
07-16-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,994
Posted By skidder

Most days its not a problem going out first thing...

Most days its not a problem going out first thing in the morning for a 20-30 mile ride. However, I keep a big bottle of strong home-brewed tea in the refrigerator. When I first get up in the...
Forum: Foo
07-13-21, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,010
Views: 144,282
Posted By skidder

Good Morning! (33) 1080p HD "Good Morning" -...

Good Morning!

(33) 1080p HD "Good Morning" - Singin' in the Rain (1952) - YouTube


(33) Good Morning Good Morning (Remastered 2009) - YouTube
Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 218
Posted By skidder

I've got my tin-foil hat right here next to me....

I've got my tin-foil hat right here next to me. :thumb:

Virgin Galactic launched their space plane this morning with passengers (including owner Richard Branson) so it can't be too strong of a...
Forum: Foo
07-11-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 612
Posted By skidder

In the early 2000s I worked at a Chevy dealer and...

In the early 2000s I worked at a Chevy dealer and it was well known they put crap tires on all the new cars**. That's one of the main reasons a lot of car dealerships have gotten into the tire...
07-10-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,671
Posted By skidder

You're going to trade that nice 15-20mph breeze...

You're going to trade that nice 15-20mph breeze you make while riding for increased aerodynamics? Not sure that would be a good idea in the summertime. Crosswinds might be a concern with all the...
Forum: Foo
07-10-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,966
Posted By skidder

If you really want to see brand consolidation...

If you really want to see brand consolidation then investigate who-owns-what in the worldwide automotive industry. China bought Volvo a few years ago, Fiat-Chrysler is partnered with Peugot (and...
06-29-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 715
Posted By skidder

Yo dawg, ya got sumpthin' to say!

Yo dawg, ya got sumpthin' to say!
06-27-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,551
Posted By skidder

Red/Black 'splash' tape. Really good match with...

Red/Black 'splash' tape. Really good match with the bike and Ridley logo colors, might also go good with the beige sidewalls on the tires (although all-black would look even better). :thumb:
06-21-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 643
Posted By skidder

Nice. Everyone needs a bicycle like that,...

Nice. Everyone needs a bicycle like that, something to use for running errands, beach cruising, whatever. Since its got 26" wheels you could probably find some cheap street tires that are puncture...
Forum: Foo
06-19-21, 08:43 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,006
Posted By skidder

You could try visiting Death Valley National...

You could try visiting Death Valley National Park. Not very many people there at all this time of year, but it is a little warm (127F this past Wednesday)
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