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Forum: Foo
12-11-11, 07:11 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,953
Posted By Rob P.

75) Couch's showertime fantasies

75) Couch's showertime fantasies
12-07-11, 08:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Rob P.

I thought this thread dead and done. Apparently...

I thought this thread dead and done. Apparently I was wrong.

I ended up with a set of WTB Exiwolf's F&R. Good grippy tire with a lot of volume. Stuck the SB8's on a mixed set of wheels for a...
Forum: Foo
11-14-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rob P.

An alternative is that the black wire and the...

An alternative is that the black wire and the white wire make a "loop" for the switched leg. What I mean by this is that the 2 wires just go to the switch and then come back to the fan unit. Unless...
Forum: Foo
11-14-11, 09:12 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,804
Posted By Rob P.

You're confusing yourself. (Plus the wiring...

You're confusing yourself. (Plus the wiring diagram uses a switch you don't have.)

Simply put, an electrical circuit is a "loop" with the device in the middle of the "loop." A switched circuit...
11-09-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,874
Posted By Rob P.

Unfortunately, there are a couple of largish...

Unfortunately, there are a couple of largish groups in the Ventura area who ride in pacelines on the bike trails. Their seemingly uncaring attitude about speed and close quarters with peds and...
11-09-11, 05:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,792
Posted By Rob P.

If you got sick feeling after your ride you need...

If you got sick feeling after your ride you need to change what you are doing. Especially since you are only riding 30 mile rides.

I used to get a fever during the night after I rode a few 60+...
11-09-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,796
Posted By Rob P.

13 tough climbing miles off road is a good ride. ...

13 tough climbing miles off road is a good ride. It'll build a ton of muscle and increase your cardio/pulmonary capabilities.

For a REALLY tough workout, use your middle ring and small cogs and...
11-09-11, 04:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,466
Posted By Rob P.

It doesn't get all that cold here. And then it...

It doesn't get all that cold here. And then it doesn't usually STAY cold.

So, the trick is to layer with lightweight stuff.

Underlayers depend on what month it is. Nov-Dec I just wear a long...
Forum: Foo
11-08-11, 09:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 395
Posted By Rob P.

I tried brining some chops once. 1/2C sea salt...

I tried brining some chops once. 1/2C sea salt in 1/2 Gal water, seasoning (don't remember exactly what) and let sit for 2 hours.

Rub w/ brown sugar and more spices including some ground smoked...
Forum: Foo
06-25-11, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 704
Posted By Rob P.

For the occasional use homeowner, a "big box"...

For the occasional use homeowner, a "big box" chainsaw is fine. I have a Pulan and it's worked great for me for the limited use I have it for.

That said, a saw is only as good as it's chain. Get...
Forum: Foo
06-24-11, 02:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,439
Posted By Rob P.

Wait, I apologize all the time. I say "I'm...

Wait, I apologize all the time.

I say "I'm sorry I don't want any" to the girl scouts at cookie time
I say "I'm sorry I'm not interested" to sales people who call me on the phone
I say "I'm...
Forum: Foo
06-08-11, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 543
Posted By Rob P.

First of all it AIN'T no "Otter." "Otters" live...

First of all it AIN'T no "Otter." "Otters" live in the OCEAN and don't come onto land to eat fish. Their main diet consists of SHELLFISH and/or crustaceans.

Weasel's, OTOH, live near inland...
Forum: Foo
06-02-11, 10:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 236
Posted By Rob P.

It's a photoshop job. The reflections on the...

It's a photoshop job. The reflections on the water are from all different directions.

Oh wait, it's choppy water - nebbermind. :D
Forum: Foo
05-26-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 588
Posted By Rob P.

Gack! Apparently I'm so anonymous no one knows...

Gack! Apparently I'm so anonymous no one knows anything true about me.

Although Nekohime once sent me jsharr's balls...
Forum: Foo
05-24-11, 07:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 588
Posted By Rob P.

Travels a lot

Travels a lot
Forum: Foo
05-24-11, 06:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,351
Posted By Rob P.

I don't know about you, but while I may fall...

I don't know about you, but while I may fall it's NEVER "short." When it comes to us tall guys, down is a long way down if you know what I mean.

As for the rapture, I was busy working so I musta...
05-15-11, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 568
Posted By Rob P.

Yep, basically it's the shoulder of the hwy in...

Yep, basically it's the shoulder of the hwy in both directions. It's well marked, just use the on-ramp at Bates Rd to go southbound. The northbound bike lane just merges with the highway shoulder...
Forum: Foo
05-12-11, 01:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 403
Posted By Rob P.

Hot = English breakfast & Earl Grey are in my...

Hot = English breakfast & Earl Grey are in my everyday go-to stash. Lady Grey when I'm wanting something mild for the afternoon/evening; Oolong when I really need a jolt; Irish Breakfast for special...
Forum: Foo
05-10-11, 05:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 660
Posted By Rob P.

A gas grill is just a stove moved outdoors. No...

A gas grill is just a stove moved outdoors. No soul. You should follow the Brinkman's smoke n grill recommendation - the thing just flat WORKS.

And, +1 on the charcoal chimney. Best invention...
Forum: Foo
05-09-11, 02:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 660
Posted By Rob P.

Get the grill hot and the coals should be gray...

Get the grill hot and the coals should be gray ash all over and evenly distributed in the well. Do not start before this point unless you like the taste of starter fluid marinade. Set the rack...
Forum: Foo
05-09-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 674
Posted By Rob P.

I don't. But then I don't shop Amazon.

I don't. But then I don't shop Amazon.
Forum: Foo
05-04-11, 04:21 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Rob P.

It's probably a miniature horse. ...

It's probably a miniature horse.

http://www.thevine.com.au/resources/imgdetail/270809105301_koda_miniature_horse_detail.jpg
Forum: Foo
05-03-11, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 302
Posted By Rob P.

Basic citation requires that you identify the...

Basic citation requires that you identify the author, the book, the article, and where the cited reference is located in the book and the edition and publication year.

Ima Bigbook Author,...
Forum: Foo
05-03-11, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 482
Posted By Rob P.

And this is a problem? Eau de equine is nature's...

And this is a problem? Eau de equine is nature's way of distinguishing between those who do and those who only claim they do.

But, if you must...vacuum, dust, and shampoo the interior. Some...
Forum: Foo
05-03-11, 09:07 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

Isn't quite sure that this newfangled thing...

Isn't quite sure that this newfangled thing called a zipper is going to catch on.
05-02-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,950
Posted By Rob P.

You CANNOT fit a bike by seat tube length. A...

You CANNOT fit a bike by seat tube length. A bike is fitted to you by TOP tube length.

For your size I'd say that you need to start with a top tube of around 22 1/2" long and a 110mm stem. You...
Forum: Foo
04-28-11, 03:51 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,627
Posted By Rob P.

I hope you eventually realized that the muffin...

I hope you eventually realized that the muffin you look like you are about to attack, slice/dice, & devour is only a picture on that poor guy's T-shirt. Besides, you forgot the Polaner's.
Forum: Foo
04-26-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

Has no idea he had an "accident"

Has no idea he had an "accident"
04-26-11, 04:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,976
Posted By Rob P.

I didn't "hear" anything. I formed MY OWN...

I didn't "hear" anything. I formed MY OWN OPINION based on what I learned when I looked at the geometry, the weight, the intended use, the components, and my own experiences in life and 20 years of...
04-25-11, 07:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,976
Posted By Rob P.

There's a LOT of difference in the frames. ...

There's a LOT of difference in the frames.

The rockhopper is an entry level MOUNTAIN bike. The hardrock is a BOARDWALK/BIKE PATH bike. The hardrock is heavier, has poor handling characteristics...
04-25-11, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By Rob P.

+1 to the "ride ride ride" advice. Don't take...

+1 to the "ride ride ride" advice. Don't take the advice of bike shop employees as to "what is best." Invariably the bike they sell is "the best" so their opinion is a bit lopsided.

But, beyond...
04-25-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,172
Posted By Rob P.

Your FSR isn't that far back behind the times. ...

Your FSR isn't that far back behind the times. You have full suspension, upgraded components, and full knowledge of what the bike can do with you aboard. So your current bike will do what you want....
04-25-11, 06:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 287
Posted By Rob P.

At 5' 10" an XL is more than "a bit big" for you....

At 5' 10" an XL is more than "a bit big" for you. It's at least 1 size if not 2 sizes too big. You should be looking for something in a medium frame and/or 18-18.5 inches.
04-25-11, 02:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Rob P.

Another "what tire" thread

Ok, here's the deal...

On my 29er I'm running Kenda Small Block's frt & rear. They are really fast but I don't like them because they are really squirrelly on loose DH corners. These tires...
Forum: Foo
04-21-11, 03:14 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 4,015
Posted By Rob P.

Well? Spit it out then and tell us.

Well? Spit it out then and tell us.
Forum: Foo
04-21-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

When he's sleepy, he's a 500 lb gorilla. . . ...

When he's sleepy, he's a 500 lb gorilla. . .

. . . without the gorilla part.
04-21-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By Rob P.

No thanks, I'm on a diet ...

No thanks, I'm on a diet

http://www.hamptonroadsdailyphoto.com/williamsburg/not-just-another-bimbo-bakeries.jpg
Forum: Foo
04-20-11, 06:26 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

Usually says that the red lipstick smear on his...

Usually says that the red lipstick smear on his collar is from a girl he knows at work.
Forum: Foo
04-20-11, 06:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 323
Posted By Rob P.

Get the best sheepskin money can buy. If that...

Get the best sheepskin money can buy. If that means waiting a year, then wait. But, you'd better have an EXCELLENT reason to support that decision other than "I waited too long to apply."
04-20-11, 06:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 607
Posted By Rob P.

With Sram, the little chainring is for climbing...

With Sram, the little chainring is for climbing and the big chainring is for cruising. You shouldn't be trying to mix the 2 so, when in the small chainring use the upper half of the cogset. When in...
Forum: Foo
04-19-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,476
Posted By Rob P.

I taught myself how to play an electric organ...

I taught myself how to play an electric organ when I was a kid in gradeschool. After a couple of years practicing I could actually play pretty decently for someone with no formal music instruction. ...
Forum: Foo
04-19-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,029
Posted By Rob P.

17. Klick Klacks ...

17. Klick Klacks

http://cdn1.iofferphoto.com/img/1133942400/_i/9676525/1.jpg


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clackers
Forum: Foo
04-19-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 237
Posted By Rob P.

Based on your image, I'd say you were OK as is. ...

Based on your image, I'd say you were OK as is. Afterall, the fence is chainlink so the posts are metal and set into concrete. It will take a LOT of erosion to make that fence fall down.

If it...
Forum: Foo
04-19-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

still can't write his name in the snow without a...

still can't write his name in the snow without a spelling error
Forum: Foo
04-18-11, 10:21 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

Keeps looking for the Buffet line in...

Keeps looking for the Buffet line in Margaritaville
Forum: Foo
04-18-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 4,015
Posted By Rob P.

Apparently we need a BIG hint. I say this...

Apparently we need a BIG hint.

I say this because I have no clue.
Forum: Foo
04-18-11, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

Suspended from his athletic club for running...

Suspended from his athletic club for running around in his tighty whiteys in the lobby and yelling "BEAT ME" at the visitors
04-18-11, 02:13 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 487
Posted By Rob P.

The Santa Monica's are a nice ride. Even riding...

The Santa Monica's are a nice ride. Even riding just along the coast from Pt. Mugu to Santa Monica over the rollers is peaceful sometimes.

But;

There are other places to ride out there that...
Forum: Foo
04-16-11, 08:13 PM
Replies: 29,933
Views: 5,342,798
Posted By Rob P.

Wishes he still had hair in his ears

Wishes he still had hair in his ears
04-16-11, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 535
Posted By Rob P.

What's the shim for? As far as I know, you...

What's the shim for? As far as I know, you shouldn't NEED to shim the front derailleur in ANY way.

To me it sounds like your LBS SUCKS in service and knowledge. Setting up a front derailleur...
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