Bike Forums - Search Results

Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: skidder
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.58 seconds.
04-05-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 18,771
Posted By skidder

This is what I expect to happen here in the USA...

This is what I expect to happen here in the USA in the near future. Get the virus under control, then play a nationwide game of 'Whack-a-Mole":
...
Forum: Foo
04-05-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 115,811
Posted By skidder

'Higher and Higher', the social isolation...

'Higher and Higher', the social isolation version:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fm65dbcietQ
04-05-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 215
Posted By skidder

Over-inflation? I've had it happen twice, both...

Over-inflation? I've had it happen twice, both times when I inflated a tire in the PM for a ride the next morning. I overinflated 70psi tires to about 85psi and they went 'BOOM' without warning a...
04-04-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 222
Posted By skidder

I'm in a work-from home status for the near...

I'm in a work-from home status for the near future. Not too exciting, and I do have a 'digital leash' between 8AM-5PM, but it does allow me some flexibility in hours so I can do things around the...
04-04-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 169
Posted By skidder

I started watching it but it reminded me of the...

I started watching it but it reminded me of the inflammatory and slickly produced video that was circulating a few years ago on the dangers of 5G communications networks that misquoted a lot of...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 173
Posted By skidder

Coronavirus B.S.?

Coronavirus B.S.?
04-03-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By skidder

Post 'em up! (At least a few). Those of us who...

Post 'em up! (At least a few). Those of us who speak (at least passible Espanol) might enjoy them.
04-03-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,277
Posted By skidder

How about this little gem: :D ...

How about this little gem: :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OxOJ7hh3H-I
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 281
Posted By skidder

I wasn't born here, but I cant remember living...

I wasn't born here, but I cant remember living anywhere else but California. Except for three years in the San Francisco Bay area, its all been in the Los Angeles area, and 8 different addresses. ...
Forum: Foo
04-03-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 234
Posted By skidder

Southern California checking in - $2.99/gallon...

Southern California checking in - $2.99/gallon last weekend, and it hasn't been below $3.00 in a l-o-n-g time. A lot of that extra $$$ over what you others pay are taxes and fees for all kinds of...
04-03-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 257
Posted By skidder

yep, riding solo (as is usual). I'll ride in the...

yep, riding solo (as is usual). I'll ride in the pre-dawn hours during the week, at dawn on the weekends. The local MUP (SART) is pretty barren at first light, and I'm long-gone-off-it by the time...
04-02-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 673
Posted By skidder

Here's the link to the Los Angeles County closure...

Here's the link to the Los Angeles County closure order:

https://parks.lacounty.gov/covid-19/

Biggest cycling impact would be on two riverside trails, the Los Angeles River and the San Gabriel...
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 217
Posted By skidder

These days I'm mostly into mutual funds, but do...

These days I'm mostly into mutual funds, but do keep a few $$$ on the side for individual stock investing. I put some $$$ into the funds I own when the DJIA fell to 19000, probably put in more when...
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 637
Posted By skidder

I think I'll just go outside and pee behind the...

I think I'll just go outside and pee behind the bushes. :innocent:
Forum: Foo
03-31-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 637
Posted By skidder

Deja Vu. Two Fridays ago I had to go around and...

Deja Vu. Two Fridays ago I had to go around and put up similar signs outside all the bathrooms at work. One was basic 'wash hands, cough into your sleeve' rules, the other was a social distancing...
Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 478
Posted By skidder

Here's your song: ...

Here's your song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awhGI0_o90s
03-30-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,284
Posted By skidder

Currently just drinking water. However . . .back...

Currently just drinking water. However . . .back in my running days we used a stuff called Gookinaid, developed by a biochemistry professor at San Diego State University. IT came out about the same...
03-30-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,284
Posted By skidder

Dunno - are you going to be tested for isotopes? ...

Dunno - are you going to be tested for isotopes? Maybe excessive emission of gamma, beta, or alpha radiation? ;)

Probably just the usual stuff - residues associated with pot,, cocaine,...
Forum: Touring
03-30-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 2,131,509
Posted By skidder

Thanks. I'll have to try mine again, see if I...

Thanks. I'll have to try mine again, see if I can make it work with some fiber/plastic spacers so somethin similar.
FWIW: The Nashbar one I have has "10kb/22lbs" stamped into the metal, so your...
Forum: Touring
03-29-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,439
Views: 2,131,509
Posted By skidder

Nashbar front rack? Any problems with it...

Nashbar front rack? Any problems with it interfering with the brake mounts? I've got one, tried to install it, but the brakes would get stuck (usually closed around the rim). It was a great deal...
03-29-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 300
Posted By skidder

John Prine in bad shape . . Damn!

Just saw this on a news feed. He's had quite a few medical issues over the last decade (including cancer). I've been a fan since high school when his first few albums came out, seen him a few times...
03-29-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By skidder

I went by it yesterday (Saturday) about noon in...

I went by it yesterday (Saturday) about noon in Huntington Beach at LeBard Park (where the footbridge is about 2 miles up from the beach). Holy smokes! Oodles of joggers, walkers, dog walkers, and...
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,695
Posted By skidder

I went in a local grocery store yesterday morning...

I went in a local grocery store yesterday morning 9AM and the crowds are gone. Still no TP or paper towels, canned foods are plenty (except smaller canned soups), lots of pasta, no chicken in the...
03-29-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 590
Posted By skidder

I live in Southern California, earthquake...

I live in Southern California, earthquake country. I've got about 4 weeks of stuff, but always concerned if I have enough water. Most is stored in an old refrigerator out in my garage ('fridge...
Forum: Foo
03-29-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 1,532
Views: 115,811
Posted By skidder

Best cover of a Rush tune I've ever heard. Mike...

Best cover of a Rush tune I've ever heard. Mike Masse doing 'Time Stands Still':

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j11UuiZcxMU
03-28-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,536
Posted By skidder

Odd situation here in the Los Angeles...

Odd situation here in the Los Angeles County/Orange County areas (California) due to the coronavirus situation and overcrowding. We have two river-top MUPs close to me, the Santa Ana River Trail (in...
03-27-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By skidder

Here's the latest from the OC Parks website. Its...

Here's the latest from the OC Parks website. Its dated March 25 and I couldn't find a more recent updates:
...
03-27-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,331
Posted By skidder

Just to put something interesting into the...

Just to put something interesting into the conversation: I had a 'head cold' three weeks ago - sinuses stuffed up, sore throat, cough, but no fever. My workplace sent me home with stuff to do on...
03-27-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 733
Posted By skidder

First off - Where will you be riding the new...

First off - Where will you be riding the new bicycle (primarily). Smooth paved roads, dirt roads, gravel rutted 4WD roads, trails? Using it for errands, fitness rides, long distance rides, touring?...
03-27-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,331
Posted By skidder

I'm thinking it'll subside due to all the...

I'm thinking it'll subside due to all the government-requested isolation procedures, but when we get back into 'normal mode' and go about our daily business (including close social interaction) its...
03-27-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By skidder

Regular liquid laundry detergent. The only...

Regular liquid laundry detergent. The only bike-specific clothing I have are shorts. I typically hand wash in a basin of cold water/soap (also throw the gloves in the mix); knead them, let them...
Forum: Touring
03-26-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 389
Posted By skidder

I never would have thought of going through Death...

I never would have thought of going through Death Valley (yes it does get windy during the spring out there). Seems like its far out of the way if you're traveling towards Santa Barbara. Anyway,...
03-26-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By skidder

Definitely a no-no. Railroad right-of-ways are...

Definitely a no-no. Railroad right-of-ways are private property, except where public streets & sidewalks cross them. And railroad companies have their own police departments (federally licensed)...
03-26-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By skidder

Yeah, I don't know how they would do it either. ...

Yeah, I don't know how they would do it either. Maybe close the gates at county parks that border it, get the local cities that have bordering parks to close theirs, too, then have the sheriff and ...
03-26-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By skidder

Here's the link to the L.A. County Parks website:...

Here's the link to the L.A. County Parks website:

https://parks.lacounty.gov/covid-19-032320/

The page mention that all county recreation trails are closed. to get to a specific trail you...
Forum: Touring
03-25-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,183
Posted By skidder

The Surly Troll (already mentioned) or Surly Long...

The Surly Troll (already mentioned) or Surly Long Haul Trucker if you're not going to take it on rough roads or off-road. Looks like all frame sizes of the LHT can now be purchased with 26" wheel...
03-24-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 263
Posted By skidder

Do you know if he was on Las Vegas Blvd (aka 'The...

Do you know if he was on Las Vegas Blvd (aka 'The Strip' ) or on I-15? The big hotel-casinos are on the Strip, and I-5 parallels it. I-15 usually is not a problem to drive on if you're just...
03-23-20, 09:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 570
Posted By skidder

The river is dual-County jurisdiction in that...

The river is dual-County jurisdiction in that area (both OC and L.A. counties) so I wonder how Seal Beach will enforce any closure; maybe they're just locking the gates? And what about persons...
03-23-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,536
Posted By skidder

As predicted, today my employer implemented...

As predicted, today my employer implemented "Work-From-Home" or leave time for the next two weeks (minimum). I got stuff to do that should take two weeks, after that things will get a little slim...
03-23-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,536
Posted By skidder

Watching the financial markets, waiting to jump...

Watching the financial markets, waiting to jump in with some fresh cash. I thought the markets would run into some financial hick-ups and take a dive, but I never expected something like COVID-19 to...
03-22-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 8,328
Posted By skidder

I was going to do the San Luis Obispo - Los...

I was going to do the San Luis Obispo - Los Angeles ride in April, then a San Francisco-Los Angeles ride in the fall, but nixed both. Two reasons: Amtrak changed the commuter train's scheduling (the...
03-22-20, 10:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By skidder

Looked like business-as-usual in Huntington Beach...

Looked like business-as-usual in Huntington Beach yesterday. The pier was open and plenty of folks strolling on it with no observance of a 6 ft social distance buffer. Most restaurants were open...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,695
Posted By skidder

I went into one of our local chains on Friday and...

I went into one of our local chains on Friday and noticed all the frozen veggies were gone . . . except for 3lb bags of mixed veggies (corn/peas/carrot cur green beans/lima beans mixture) and when I...
03-21-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 290
Views: 29,836
Posted By skidder

Thought I'd see how much the coronavirus has...

Thought I'd see how much the coronavirus has effected traffic on Saturdays by going out on my regular weekday AM 6-mile loop circuit for a 4AM-5:30AM pre-dawn ride. If I do this on Saturdays I'll...
Forum: Foo
03-20-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By skidder

I prefer this version: :D ...

I prefer this version: :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fxlus4reZ5U
03-20-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 940
Posted By skidder

not going to happen, blatant constitutional...

not going to happen, blatant constitutional issues if the government tried to shut down everything (1st amendment - right to assemble). Some industries are under regulatory control (think...
03-19-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,235
Posted By skidder

I've got plenty of Crane Flies roosting on my...

I've got plenty of Crane Flies roosting on my house overnight, a real nuisance when you open the front or back door and they're all over it.

Seriously, at work there's been a 'head cold' bug...
03-18-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 833
Posted By skidder

I'm kinda in this 'camp' too. There are raw...

I'm kinda in this 'camp' too. There are raw statistics for numbers infected and deaths (as shown above), but who is dying? The only details I've seen have been from Japan, and its overwhelmingly...
03-18-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 408
Posted By skidder

Are you using an index shifting set-up, and are...

Are you using an index shifting set-up, and are both your shifter, RD and cassette the proper number of speeds (9-10-11)? If not you'll have issues regardless if Shimano, SRAM, or Microshift. I use...
Forum: Foo
03-17-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By skidder

Any idea what brand/model it is? Here in...

Any idea what brand/model it is? Here in Southern California there are car fanatics who will pay a princely sum for something like that (Ford F-100s from the late-1950s/early 1960s are really hot...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.