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Forum: Commuting
04-03-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 50,233
Posted By joeyduck

Thank you. I thought of you as I drove...

Thank you.

I thought of you as I drove through northern Cali, and gosh it was lush and green.
Forum: Commuting
04-03-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 50,233
Posted By joeyduck

I hate that plateau when in recovery. It is...

I hate that plateau when in recovery. It is frustrating that you know you're almost better but at the same time know you're not and the real risk lies in easily over doing it. I wish you continued...
Forum: Commuting
04-03-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 50,233
Posted By joeyduck

I actually drove past a guy on a recumbent trike...

I actually drove past a guy on a recumbent trike yesterday afternoon and I have to say I think everyone saw him. Everyone gave him a lane change pass, my biggest concern was his visibility over my...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 15,295
Views: 11,046,015
Posted By joeyduck

Welcome back, long time no post.

Welcome back, long time no post.
Forum: Commuting
01-15-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 50,233
Posted By joeyduck

darth_lefty I wish you well on your surgery, I...

darth_lefty I wish you well on your surgery, I know they are no fun! If possible to get in better shape on the upper half and core I would recommend it. You will lose fitness regardless but if you...
Forum: Commuting
01-02-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,631
Views: 50,233
Posted By joeyduck

Happy New Year friends! I have not been...

Happy New Year friends!

I have not been riding but I have finally fixed my bike trailer, again.

We spent the start of the winter holidays without a boat and without power. We had a big wind...
Forum: Commuting
10-14-18, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

I am not against pot, I am a supporter of...

I am not against pot, I am a supporter of moderate consumption at the right time and place; neither school or driving are those places. I should have used the worse more common rather than worse.
...
Forum: Commuting
10-11-18, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

I can not imagine NYC is worse than BC. But it...

I can not imagine NYC is worse than BC. But it has increased over the many years. Come to think of it I don't think I have busted anyone for weed yet this school year.

I haven't been able to hop...
Forum: Commuting
10-01-18, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

Yeah, they aren't common in that part of the...

Yeah, they aren't common in that part of the world. I spoke to my friend in Ottawa and he said they missed him by about 100 yards. He suffered some minor damage but all in all, he got lucky.

We...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-18, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

No riding the last few weeks for me. I went...

No riding the last few weeks for me.

I went back to Vancouver for a surgical revision of my scars June 26th. They were hoping to beef up the area behind my knee with another graft. The plan was a...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-18, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

We'll listen and commiserate with you. I think...

We'll listen and commiserate with you. I think that complaints lodged through the city or park boards will only result in issues for us the cyclists.

We have had gorgeous weather and I have so...
05-01-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 73,096
Posted By joeyduck

This may have been covered but what about going...

This may have been covered but what about going through all our old posts. Are they saved? I only have some back to 2016?

Also, I thought I had more than 2,000 posts?
05-01-18, 02:58 PM
Replies: 566
Views: 73,096
Posted By joeyduck

noglider I agree I do not like the infinite...

noglider I agree I do not like the infinite scrolling.
Forum: Commuting
04-25-18, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

I hate when I do that. I was searching my house...

I hate when I do that. I was searching my house for my lunch bag the last two days. I found it this morning. In my office, arghh.

Ahywho, riding has been fine, the weather has finally made the...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-18, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1,195
Views: 125,755
Posted By joeyduck

I did this and eventually gathered them as my...

I did this and eventually gathered them as my own. They were firm grip brand and I washed them and used them for a few years. And just last week I finally replaced them with a new pair from Home...
Forum: Commuting
03-01-18, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

Yucky weather. Tom, congrats on the new job!...

Yucky weather.

Tom, congrats on the new job! Also, you're looking great in that photo!
Forum: Commuting
02-07-18, 08:32 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

Tundra_Man I got worried when you started that...

Tundra_Man I got worried when you started that you wimped out. I thought you threw in the towel and lost that amazing Sioux Falls Streak.

Anywho all is going well here. I got a job that I...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,142
Posted By joeyduck

I didn't get any bike stuff this year, since...

I didn't get any bike stuff this year, since cycling hasn't been to same extent for the last three years. We also kept the gift giving to a minimum since we dd buy a house this year.

But,,

My...
Forum: Commuting
01-17-18, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,320
Views: 65,128
Posted By joeyduck

Good morning and Happy New Year. I have been...

Good morning and Happy New Year. I have been busy with nothing major but all the small things that keep me off the forum.

I have been busy this second week back to school after break, so busy...
Forum: Commuting
12-20-17, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

dramiscram Marc I am sorry to hear about the...

dramiscram Marc I am sorry to hear about the rough patch and I hope that it starts to smooth out and get better. I hope this holiday season brings some peace and relaxation.
Forum: Commuting
12-18-17, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Ice Racing, that sounds fun! If I could get my...

Ice Racing, that sounds fun! If I could get my wife on board would be the other question.

I really wish fat bikes were around when I was a kid growing up in the Upstate NY snowbelt. (Near home: ...
Forum: Commuting
12-18-17, 03:42 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I always enjoy dramiscram and his tagline of...

I always enjoy dramiscram and his tagline of "Tabarnac de vent!!!" My French is crummy but I know what this means.
Forum: Commuting
12-12-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Hilarious!

Hilarious!
Forum: Commuting
12-11-17, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

timvan_78 I see your pea soup fog and raise it...

timvan_78 I see your pea soup fog and raise it nuclear reactor concrete fog.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/oBIxbirQU0py0k0D2

The clear photos were Wednesday. The fog was Thursday. The screenshot...
Forum: Commuting
11-30-17, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

noglider Such crummy news. I I hope...

noglider Such crummy news.

I I hope everyone is having a good day otherwise.
Forum: Commuting
11-29-17, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

It is funny how we can recognize people in...

It is funny how we can recognize people in certain situation and not at all in others.

I swam through university and high school and at the end of each season we would shave our bodies and taper...
Forum: Commuting
11-29-17, 02:47 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Great rhyme. Isn't life more fun when you sing....

Great rhyme. Isn't life more fun when you sing. For the record I am a terrible singer and my two year old tells me to, "Stop singing Daddy!" at the slightest indication of me singing or rhyming.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-17, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

The rain had been so heavy the last few weeks in...

The rain had been so heavy the last few weeks in the area, but that creek is ridiculous timvan_78 .

Happy Thanksgiving fellow Americans! We're enjoying a leftover Shepard's Pie analogue tonight....
Forum: Commuting
11-21-17, 04:49 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

How does this picture look?

How does this picture look?
Forum: Commuting
11-21-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Thanks. Do you paste the link directly to...

Thanks.

Do you paste the link directly to the text box, or do you use the link or image icon in the editor?

This is just the link pasted.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/C8Qvq2ZPnKVPT6lC2...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-17, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I have not bee great about riding the last two...

I have not bee great about riding the last two weeks. I have been solo parenting and decided that I needed to take it east since when I get too stressed that is what causes infections.

But I rode...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-17, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I'm glad you're okay. I hope everyone...

I'm glad you're okay.

I hope everyone involved is managing. There are a lot of thoughts and prayers with them.
Forum: Commuting
10-12-17, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

A good argument for fenders is; maybe it isn't...

A good argument for fenders is; maybe it isn't water.

Living in the PNW it still isn't worth wearing rain gear most days, except for maybe when it is under 40°F and rainy. That is the worst...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

I have gotten used to it and I'm well organized....

I have gotten used to it and I'm well organized. I am able do it all in just over an hour, this includes getting dressed and ready for the weather. We all leave together most days since it's easier...
Forum: Commuting
10-04-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

Yeah, some weekday mornings I feel like I'm...

Yeah, some weekday mornings I feel like I'm running a short order kitchen. Oatmeal for the boy, scrambled eggs for the rest, plus the lunches and snacks, French press coffee for me, lattte for the...
Forum: Commuting
10-02-17, 11:28 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

I am glad they were enjoyed. I think some real...

I am glad they were enjoyed. I think some real gems were hidden here.

Maybe this week I will try to scientifically test the butter vs bacon fat vs mayo grilled cheese.

RubeRad Here is my puff...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-17, 07:35 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

Here's my recipe: Preheat oven to 425°F ...

Here's my recipe:
Preheat oven to 425°F

Slice apples.
In frying pan melt 1/3ish cup of butter
Add 1/3ish cup of sugar
Stir. Add apple slices in a nice pattern when sugar butter begins to...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-17, 02:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

I may try that this weekend. I have switched to...

I may try that this weekend. I have switched to putting a nice layer of mayo on my bread and still buttering the pan. That has been working nicely.

I suspect the longer smoke/burn point is due to...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

Damn, you are right; this is where I went wrong. ...

Damn, you are right; this is where I went wrong. I can't meld together old school cool and new school fool. I tried my regular knife and butter when I certainly should have been using a torque...
Forum: Commuting
09-29-17, 01:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 8,710
Posted By joeyduck

I take my cast iron on kayak trips? Depending on...

I take my cast iron on kayak trips? Depending on the hike I would consider it as well.

RubeRad I used a knife to check a sausage in my carbon fiber pan and I scraped the surface. The next egg...
Forum: Commuting
09-27-17, 11:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,802
Posted By joeyduck

I have had no issues with the 700x35 Marathon...

I have had no issues with the 700x35 Marathon winters. They were easy to switch on and off. I would do this regularly since the Vancouver weather wasn't always requiring them. They were fitted...
Forum: Commuting
09-19-17, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I agree but the tail light thing has frustrated...

I agree but the tail light thing has frustrated me for twenty plus years. Too many idiots (car makers need to take some blame) drive with their daytime running lights on and oblivious to the fact...
Forum: Commuting
09-07-17, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Yeah the smoke is thick again, those are some...

Yeah the smoke is thick again, those are some amazing photos HardyWeinberg.
timvan_78 It is nice that the summer vacationers are gone and the dock is more empty.

Here are some photos from the...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-17, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Hardyweindberg That look famiiar. It is not as...

Hardyweindberg That look famiiar. It is not as thick of smoke but still makes a difference with the erie orange glow from the sun through the smoke

I have no teaching jobs yet, despite applying...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-17, 02:52 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

Yes that's where they are. My wife was there in...

Yes that's where they are. My wife was there in 86 as well, she had very fond memories of it; she was there for her birthday.
Forum: Commuting
09-02-17, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

It's been nice here, but warm again the last few...

It's been nice here, but warm again the last few days.

My poor wife promised our son she'd take him to Vancouver for the Pacific National Exhibition, a big fair. They had a blast but were tired...
Forum: Commuting
08-30-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

None of those are fun units for that measurement....

None of those are fun units for that measurement. I am also assuming it is not Kelvin.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-17, 11:16 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I did a fair bit of biking about the island...

I did a fair bit of biking about the island today. I had to go help clean out the kayaks from our weekend trip; which was great. https://goo.gl/photos/XZZ4iks1rib4RKyL9

On the way home I stopped...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-17, 11:08 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I really enjoyed walking around the Cloisters. My...

I really enjoyed walking around the Cloisters. My sister lived near Audubon and 190th for years and it was nice to walk about there.

Thanks for the words of support; but don't fret I am getting...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-17, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3,129
Views: 105,856
Posted By joeyduck

I'll guess it's my lack of posting and the loss...

I'll guess it's my lack of posting and the loss of tarwheel to retirement. The mileage is certainly on tarwheel.

Anywho all is good here. I'm just working in bikes and cleaning things. I'm still...
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