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Forum: Foo
10-21-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 338
Posted By SkinGriz

Opossum wont hurt your cat. My grandmother was a...

Opossum wont hurt your cat. My grandmother was a caretaker for baby opossums whose mother was ran over. Some do-gooder organization. Opossum is the softest fur Ive ever felt.

Downside to opossum...
Forum: Foo
10-20-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 497
Views: 17,380
Posted By SkinGriz

Divest to accept Gov job? Thats not how the game...

Divest to accept Gov job? Thats not how the game is played.
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,019
Posted By SkinGriz

Ive always worked outside. Never worked...

Ive always worked outside.

Never worked shipyards. Coworkers said theyre dangerous. Pipes and pressure vessels people forget to clear before hot work. Confined spaces. And I generally had better...
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 10:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 407
Posted By SkinGriz

Land of the free

Land of the free
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 984
Posted By SkinGriz

No. On the fly is really on the fly, using all...

No.
On the fly is really on the fly, using all the data your car already needs to know its easily transferred to an instant MPG rating for you.
Manifold vacuum/mass air flow (Load on engine),...
Forum: Foo
10-07-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 458
Posted By SkinGriz

Probably easy. Looks like channel with maybe 1/8...

Probably easy. Looks like channel with maybe 1/8 on top? So you might get away with just drilling through that.

I wouldnt try to drill through the channel where the flange and web come together....
Forum: Foo
10-07-21, 10:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By SkinGriz

I mean wasps eat bugs. Ants also will also take...

I mean wasps eat bugs.
Ants also will also take to meat or peanut butter.
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By SkinGriz

Wasps are game for fat and protein. Theyre good...

Wasps are game for fat and protein. Theyre good garden predators/insectivores. Their little combs also have a tiny bit of edible honey inside.

I dont know if Ive ever seen a hornet.
10-06-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,705
Posted By SkinGriz

Wires heating up instantaneously is old news. ...

Wires heating up instantaneously is old news.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/jalopnik.com/heres-why-your-turn-signals-make-that-clicking-noise-1793380845/amp
10-06-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,705
Posted By SkinGriz

Gotta love it. That rear engined car is...

Gotta love it.
That rear engined car is dangerous. Pay no attention to our exploding gas tanks.
Corporate hypocrisy is hilarious.
I bet Boeing lobbied for the strict rules on airplane models and...
10-05-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 669
Posted By SkinGriz

Would be cool idea for a few local friends to go...

Would be cool idea for a few local friends to go in on one together. They could pass it around on bikes they are considering putting drop bars on. Think I dont want to be out 100$ or the time to...
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 433
Posted By SkinGriz

Good for Hondo living his life.

Good for Hondo living his life.
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,682
Posted By SkinGriz

Yes. We have an electronics junk drawer. Most...

Yes. We have an electronics junk drawer. Most things stay in there forever. Its like the overstuffed closet in cartoons.

I pulled some junk out and stripped some wire to teach kids about...
10-04-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,060
Posted By SkinGriz

1 piece crank = 1/2 Almost all others = 9/16

1 piece crank = 1/2
Almost all others = 9/16
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By SkinGriz

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/37531504_a574_439c_b5af_ed91e54f6d66_792944b5a84fac5dd644714602d971f3125705e3.jpeg...
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 07:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 410
Posted By SkinGriz

October photo theme.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/eaa28f72_c1a4_4607_84af_856aea5bab68_65cf8802fc57ac873f9a3ceab71ef665178d981f.jpeg
10-03-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,060
Posted By SkinGriz

Thank you! Im actually perfectly happy with...

Thank you!
Im actually perfectly happy with Ashtabula for my current needs. Except.. lack of pedal variety.

I was scratching my head about using 9/16 without adapter. Now I can put a little...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-02-21, 11:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,061
Posted By SkinGriz

Ive made similar bends in ironwork by gradually...

Ive made similar bends in ironwork by gradually heating the piece. Handrails for stairs.

I made a big arch by tacking the piece to my layout scribe on a fab table. Tack bend with heat. Repeat...
10-02-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 863
Posted By SkinGriz

Eh Regular washers and whatever grade 8...

Eh

Regular washers and whatever grade 8 bolt/nut that fits are fine. Torque property. Ride around and torque again.

After that, youd have to be one Bad MoFo if you managed to break that setup...
10-02-21, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 863
Posted By SkinGriz

Like the video, except reusing the old crank arm....

Like the video, except reusing the old crank arm.
Ive done it twice. Been awhile, but I think once on drill press and once in vice.

Drill the rivets out. Reattach only the middle ring with...
10-01-21, 10:28 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 55,248
Posted By SkinGriz

I noticed also. I feel like I need a little more...

I noticed also. I feel like I need a little more sidewall to protect me from myself.

Beautiful bike though.
Forum: Foo
10-01-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By SkinGriz

Still prescient 39 years later.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=YHimia_Fxzs
09-30-21, 06:39 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 863
Posted By SkinGriz

You can just drill through the rivets and...

You can just drill through the rivets and reattach the middle chainring with whatever bolts work. This might also allow you to fine tune chain line with washers for spacers or whatever.
Forum: Foo
09-29-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 187
Posted By SkinGriz

I love a good nap.

I love a good nap.

I was just out a little while ago. It was nice. Neighbor woke me up about something.

Hes a really good neighbor, but man it was a nice nap.
09-27-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,449
Posted By SkinGriz

Cycling is more fun.

And that is what matters most.
Forum: Foo
09-25-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 497
Views: 17,380
Posted By SkinGriz

Let me guess. Apple car charger not compatible...

Let me guess. Apple car charger not compatible with Tesla or Rivian chargers. Your android phone wont auto sync.

But if you have an Apple TV the program you were watching will carry over to your...
09-24-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 481
Posted By SkinGriz

I love my wife.

If it was me and my wife bought me a bike, Id find a way to use it.
09-22-21, 10:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 353
Posted By SkinGriz

To the OP. It looks like a really nice bike to...

To the OP.
It looks like a really nice bike to me.
If you like it Im happy for you.
Forum: Foo
09-17-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 660
Posted By SkinGriz

Buck looks good. Soon hell be abusing your...

Buck looks good. Soon hell be abusing your trees. Argh....
09-15-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 540
Posted By SkinGriz

Ive never ridden one. They do seem like nice...

Ive never ridden one. They do seem like nice bikes.

Looks like the geometry of a cruiser with the lightweight of modern materials and diamond frame.
09-15-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By SkinGriz

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.

Last pic looks like a ton of fun.
09-14-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,111
Posted By SkinGriz

Im pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than...

Im pretty sure HD makes more money on swag than they do on motorcycles.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=2Ss78LfY3nE
09-13-21, 09:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,297
Posted By SkinGriz

^ This. Im rocking a cheap bike also. A...

^ This.

Im rocking a cheap bike also. A bike can still be fun, and you can learn a lot about maintenance and repairs along the way.

Was going to reward myself with something like a Nukeproof...
09-10-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 611
Posted By SkinGriz

Try scrubbing with bunched up aluminum foil.

Try scrubbing with bunched up aluminum foil.
Forum: Foo
09-09-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 898
Posted By SkinGriz

You watched golf?

You watched golf?
09-08-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,067
Posted By SkinGriz

Id rather replace a chain than any of those...

Id rather replace a chain than any of those other components.
09-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By SkinGriz

Bike island or bikes direct. More pricey would...

Bike island or bikes direct. More pricey would would be a specialized roll.

I wouldnt rush into the Electra cruisers because of the weird crank forward flat foot technology. Then the owners...
Forum: Foo
08-31-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 666
Posted By SkinGriz

Like a moth to a flame.

Like a moth to a flame.
08-30-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 12,076
Posted By SkinGriz

Everyone wants to make $1,000,000/hr and pay...

Everyone wants to make $1,000,000/hr and pay their gardener and babysitter $1/hr under the table while grandstanding There should be a living wage law! Just the way it is.

I remember having...
08-25-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By SkinGriz

I would measure the reach and get the Tektro that...

I would measure the reach and get the Tektro that works. I think the tektro dual pivot is worth the extra 10$ or whatever on Amazon. And kool stop pads.
Forum: Foo
08-25-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 494
Posted By SkinGriz

Oh. And I hope you got a winner and come up big. ...

Oh. And I hope you got a winner and come up big.

I hope I own a horse ranch and your triple crown winner boards at my place.
08-24-21, 11:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 710
Posted By SkinGriz

+1. Maybe the only place to leave a bike...

+1.

Maybe the only place to leave a bike safe for a couple minutes is the wine/horse country of Temecula?
08-23-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,754
Posted By SkinGriz

Thanks. Im not anti- drop bar, just have zero...

Thanks. Im not anti- drop bar, just have zero experience with them.

It is a little weird to me that I rarely see anyone in the drops, but if I had more experience I might understand why.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 11:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,219
Posted By SkinGriz

Nice! ...

Nice!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=q5K1fm56gI8
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,219
Posted By SkinGriz

He was probably ex army NCO. Dont call me...

He was probably ex army NCO.

Dont call me sir, I work for a living. Its an enlisted military saying, kind of as a joke. Its a way of saying Im not/wasnt an officer.

Officers work too,...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,219
Posted By SkinGriz

I used to sail with my grandparents. Seemed to me...

I used to sail with my grandparents. Seemed to me grandma was the sailor, grandpa just steered. She still races sabots, so apparently she could have steered and he could have got off his ass and flew...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,220
Posted By SkinGriz

I think its a rural/urban divide far more than a...

I think its a rural/urban divide far more than a CA/TX divide.

I grew up fairly rural. I remember hearing about city people buying a place next to the chicken farm / dove coat / dairy... then...
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 10:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 661
Posted By SkinGriz

Ive never eaten a rabbi. Probably not kosher.

Ive never eaten a rabbi. Probably not kosher.
Forum: Foo
08-22-21, 12:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 706
Posted By SkinGriz

There is not enough info here to answer your...

There is not enough info here to answer your question.
Forum: Foo
08-21-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 624
Posted By SkinGriz

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vfpgpf6QVnI

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vfpgpf6QVnI
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