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Forum: Foo
01-09-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,871
Posted By Baboo

I really like mine. After reading many recipes I...

I really like mine. After reading many recipes I have become quite leery of them, especially the “dump and go” ones. A whole industry has sprung up around the pots, many of the people writing recipes...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,062
Posted By Baboo

It seems we live in a culture where projecting...

It seems we live in a culture where projecting your fears on others is a hobby. This is usually done by people with no direct knowledge about the subject. I have always felt safe riding at nights,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,746
Posted By Baboo

This is a problem that seems to come up pretty...

This is a problem that seems to come up pretty often on BF. If you are unable to slow down to ride a social ride with your friends, at their pace, you might have a real hard think about why.
just...
Forum: Touring
12-28-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 785
Posted By Baboo

I’m probably totally off base on this but a...

I’m probably totally off base on this but a picture I found of your bike shows the rack mounts about 2 inches above the axle on the seat stay, this puts them in front of the axle quite a ways. Maybe...
Forum: Touring
12-18-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,379
Posted By Baboo

Keep in mind when packing a tent, many times it...

Keep in mind when packing a tent, many times it has to be packed wet because of rain or dew. I don’t know anything about bike packing bags but in a traditional touring set up it usually resides on...
12-12-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,021
Posted By Baboo

I don’t know about labels car free, car light,...

I don’t know about labels car free, car light, how important is it really except to achieve status on this forum. I have been married over 50 years and my experience tells me that if you wife isn’t...
12-12-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,271
Posted By Baboo

I have done the same with every new bike I have...

I have done the same with every new bike I have ever owned, ridden it exclusively while the others gathered dust. Guess what, all the new bikes now are gathering dust while I ride a frankenbike. I...
Forum: Foo
12-07-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By Baboo

I always like this assessment of success. I...

I always like this assessment of success.
I spent half my money on women and bikes, the other half I wasted.
Baboo
12-05-19, 08:39 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,061
Posted By Baboo

Good luck slowing down. I am 75 and slowed down...

Good luck slowing down. I am 75 and slowed down to pleasure riding and touring many years ago mostly because I didn’t enjoy getting dropped. It was difficult but I finally realized I just wasn’t able...
10-25-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 256
Views: 44,193
Posted By Baboo

I’ve had 4 heart attacks none of them were while...

I’ve had 4 heart attacks none of them were while exercising. 3 of them were when either sitting down or laying down one was while driving. I was an active bike rider during all of that time, most...
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,006
Posted By Baboo

My wife went and left me Took the dog with her...

My wife went and left me
Took the dog with her too.
The repo mans a circlin’
The rent is overdue
Got a real bad case of the lite beer blues

feel free to make up your own verse and add it on
Forum: Touring
10-15-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,453
Posted By Baboo

A friend and touring partner once called me...

A friend and touring partner once called me before a trip to ask it we could leave a couple of days early, because he kept adding stuff to his gear.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,078
Posted By Baboo

Go ride both bikes and see which one you like...

Go ride both bikes and see which one you like best, oh wait, you can’t ride the mail order one.
Forum: Touring
08-26-19, 07:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,973
Posted By Baboo

I have used Greyhound 3 times and have come to...

I have used Greyhound 3 times and have come to the conclusion , if the only way to get to the place I want to go is Greyhound, then I will find some where else to go.
08-26-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By Baboo

Sometimes you can flood them with wd40 and work...

Sometimes you can flood them with wd40 and work them around until the pawls free up then lube them-up. I’m not a bike mechanic but I have had this problem a couple of times. There will probably be...
Forum: Introductions
08-21-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,671
Posted By Baboo

This thread appears to be a duplicate of a thread...

This thread appears to be a duplicate of a thread in over 50. She returned the bike and is currently searching for a different one.
08-03-19, 08:12 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 7,466
Posted By Baboo

I had a headset with this issue it turned out the...

I had a headset with this issue it turned out the tab on the washer was trapped on a thread and wouldn’t transmit the force from the jam nut.
Forum: Touring
07-28-19, 05:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,280
Posted By Baboo

He doesn’t want to do any advertising so relies...

He doesn’t want to do any advertising so relies on donations only. This hasn’t been working for him for a number of years, if ever. A system like bike forums uses might work for him if he had...
07-25-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,053
Posted By Baboo

We had to get a shuttle out of North Jefferson...

We had to get a shuttle out of North Jefferson because the KATY trail flooded between us and the car on our planned 5 day trip, it also flooded behind us. The day we shuttled out there was a...
07-24-19, 04:33 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 7,282
Posted By Baboo

I have had perineum pain for about a year now,...

I have had perineum pain for about a year now, probably caused by an enlarged prostate gland (one of the joys of old age). The pain presents as a burning sensation then some numbness, to the point I...
07-13-19, 06:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,580
Posted By Baboo

Like another poster I have difficulty swinging my...

Like another poster I have difficulty swinging my leg over a trunk rack. What I use instead is a small waterproof pannier attached to the left side, this doesn’t seem to pose a problem mounting and...
06-30-19, 02:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,882
Posted By Baboo

I don’t know much about e-bikes but being in the...

I don’t know much about e-bikes but being in the electronics repair business all my life. I wouldn’t touch this bike. There could very well be some intermittent problem the owner is attempting to...
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