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Forum: Foo
12-04-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,598
Posted By skidder

Pressure waves caused by a controlled explosion...

Pressure waves caused by a controlled explosion in a tunnel.

The series of shockwaves from this explosion in a tunnel - YouTube

Props to whoever set the camera up so it would survived the...
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 34,192
Posted By skidder

The Piano Guys meet The Cello Guys for a...

The Piano Guys meet The Cello Guys for a Christmas mash-up. Pretty cool how they 'work' all the parts of the piano to get all the sounds you hear.

Angels We Have Heard on High (Christmas w/ 32...
11-29-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 943
Posted By skidder

I used to work with a guy that came from Florida...

I used to work with a guy that came from Florida and went back during the holidays. When back there he liked to play golf, and if an alligator appeared on the course they'd just shrug it off (meh!)...
11-29-21, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 376
Posted By skidder

As ooga-booga states above, there are a lot of...

As ooga-booga states above, there are a lot of tidal inlets to lagoons in the North County area, so you'd have to pop up onto the streets to et around those. Also up-and-down on some of those...
11-28-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,161
Posted By skidder

How about a little more detail on the firewatch...

How about a little more detail on the firewatch and response issues that you'll be dealing with that necessitates you having a bicycle; you might be using those terms differently than they are...
Forum: Foo
11-27-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 546
Views: 34,192
Posted By skidder

Pop-blues guitarist Samantha Fish doing a few...

Pop-blues guitarist Samantha Fish doing a few Christmas covers:

Samantha Fish - Run Run Rudolph (Official Audio) - YouTube

Samantha Fish - Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) (Official Audio) -...
Forum: Foo
11-27-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 60,174
Posted By skidder

Only 100 rounds of ammo for all that...

Only 100 rounds of ammo for all that "hardware"?
Forum: Foo
11-27-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 228
Posted By skidder

Southern California checking in. Windy on...

Southern California checking in. Windy on Thanksgiving, steady 20mph winds with gusts up to 50mph in my area. Yesterday and today (and tomorrow and next week) around 45F at dawn, 75F-80F for a high,...
Forum: Foo
11-22-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 2,547,730
Posted By skidder

Don't forget the political cartoons on the...

Don't forget the political cartoons on the editorial page, too. The larger papers, such as the Los Angeles Times, used to employ some really good, creative artists who drew really caustic, biting...
Forum: Foo
11-22-21, 07:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 573
Posted By skidder

I remember seeing them in the late-1970s at the...

I remember seeing them in the late-1970s at the Forum here in Los Angeles. Seating for about 17,000 IIRC. That was the tour with the fold-down stage with the inflatable 'phallic' device that rose...
11-22-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 998
Posted By skidder

Rather than outside, look inside your shoes. Buy...

Rather than outside, look inside your shoes. Buy a pair that are a size too big and add another layer of socks - preferably wool or a cold-weather blend of wool & poly.
11-18-21, 07:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,976
Posted By skidder

The bridges crossing the SART are as high as the...

The bridges crossing the SART are as high as the levees on each side of the river, and the trail is on top of those levees I'd guess they are 15-20 feet above the riverbed?. They're truss bridges,...
11-14-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,697
Posted By skidder

As the saying goes, "every dog's got a few...

As the saying goes, "every dog's got a few fleas". Just put those folks on 'ignore', report them and the problem should solve itself. Some 'newbies' don't seem to be browsing all the subforums...
Forum: Foo
11-13-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 160,486
Posted By skidder

Dead Kennedy's "Police Truck" cover: DEAD...

Dead Kennedy's "Police Truck" cover:

DEAD KENNEDYS 'POLICE TRUCK' COVER- FEAT: NOFX, DANKO JONES, FISHBONE, PUNK ROCK KARAOKE, FAIRMOUNTS - YouTube

Original:

Dead Kennedys-Police Truck -...
Forum: Foo
11-13-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,598
Posted By skidder

The Great Duck Adventure - YouTube

The Great Duck Adventure - YouTube
Forum: Foo
11-12-21, 07:49 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By skidder

aka a "Chimenia". I see a propane tank in the...

aka a "Chimenia". I see a propane tank in the background; how far away from the propane tank is that thing? I dont want to see any news reports of an explosion in Hondo Texas on tonight's news.
...
11-12-21, 07:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 607
Posted By skidder

We have a Carol Lewis where I work. I'm off from...

We have a Carol Lewis where I work. I'm off from work today (Friday), so I'll ask her on Monday.
Forum: Foo
11-11-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 185,733
Posted By skidder

Deleted post, video was not 'authorized' for...

Deleted post, video was not 'authorized' for posting.
11-11-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,976
Posted By skidder

I was on it this morning between Angel Stadium...

I was on it this morning between Angel Stadium and the beach. Cool morning air, no wind, no clouds, very few people, great sunrise. Just another uneventful day in paradise. :D
11-11-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,009
Posted By skidder

This. To make it a little easier you can use a...

This. To make it a little easier you can use a strap to secure the rear wheel to the seat stays or chain stays, or squeeze the rear brake lever with it, so it doesn't rotate, then lift it to...
Forum: Foo
11-09-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 650
Posted By skidder

I'm surprised no one has mentioned peanut butter...

I'm surprised no one has mentioned peanut butter and banana sandwiches. Make them with toasted bread, drizzle on a little honey, maybe throw in a few mini-marshmallows. Yummy!
Forum: Foo
11-06-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,598
Posted By skidder

Its fall, so how about a little skiing video for...

Its fall, so how about a little skiing video for today? Reminds me a lot of skateboarding the way he uses the 'street' features of the resort & town to do tricks.

Markus Eder's The Ultimate Run...
11-04-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 345
Posted By skidder

I didn't stop at my LBS today, but I did go into...

I didn't stop at my LBS today, but I did go into a discount store and noticed there is plenty of toilet paper on the shelves. A new bicycle I can wait on, but I gotta have toilet paper when I need...
Forum: Foo
11-04-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 421
Posted By skidder

See a doctor ASAP. Urgent care would be my...

See a doctor ASAP. Urgent care would be my choice. It might just be dust that needs to be flushed out properly, but if it spreads to the other eye it's probably an infection that will require...
Forum: Foo
11-04-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,012
Posted By skidder

That's purrfect!

That's purrfect!
Forum: Foo
10-31-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,145
Posted By skidder

I've been laid off, or avoided layoffs, due to...

I've been laid off, or avoided layoffs, due to company bankruptcies, plant relocations, or reorganizations more times than I like to admit. I came to the realization pretty quickly that I'm nothing...
Forum: Foo
10-31-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,145
Posted By skidder

20 years ago I went through a few months of job...

20 years ago I went through a few months of job interviews in the EH&S field after I got laid off in a company bankruptcy. Most companies 'ghosted' me. One brought me in for two interviews, then...
Forum: Foo
10-31-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 498
Views: 36,877
Posted By skidder

Its 'Cover Song' Sunday, and Halloween, so a...

Its 'Cover Song' Sunday, and Halloween, so a cover of 'Sympathy for the Devil by Motorhead' seems appropriate:

Motörhead - Sympathy For The Devil (Bad Magic 2015) - Rolling Stones Cover - YouTube...
Forum: Foo
10-29-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 613
Posted By skidder

For motor oils just change your oil on a regular...

For motor oils just change your oil on a regular basis and don't use oil additives. Modern engines are made to run on specific grades/multi-grades of oils and modern oils have plenty of additives in...
10-29-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By skidder

On the internet it will be picked up by an...

On the internet it will be picked up by an influencer, be promoted as 'the truth', and become the next big social movement . . . .

. . . . until a tik tok or a meme (or both!) of a cute...
10-29-21, 09:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,099
Posted By skidder

I just want to know where the cobs go after they...

I just want to know where the cobs go after they create their cobwebs.

Anybody got an answer?
Forum: Foo
10-29-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 498
Views: 36,877
Posted By skidder

'This is Halloween' From "The Nightmare Before...

'This is Halloween' From "The Nightmare Before Christmas":

This Is Halloween (From Tim Burton's "The Nightmare Before Christmas") - YouTube
Forum: Foo
10-29-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 613
Posted By skidder

I cant comment of 2-stroke engines or diesels,...

I cant comment of 2-stroke engines or diesels, but modern gasoline-powered cars don't need the additives. Back in the days of gasoline with lead compounds, I'd put a bottle of additive (remember...
Forum: Foo
10-23-21, 08:40 PM
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,394
Posted By skidder

Trying to pass himself off as a competent actor?...

Trying to pass himself off as a competent actor? ;)
Forum: Foo
10-22-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,598
Posted By skidder

What does a pot sobriety test look like? (SATIRE)...

What does a pot sobriety test look like? (SATIRE) - YouTube
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 160,486
Posted By skidder

David Byrne covering the big Whitney Houston hit....

David Byrne covering the big Whitney Houston hit. I thought I had already posted this, but I couldn't find it.

David Byrne - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody" [Live from Austin, TX] - YouTube
...
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,363,142
Posted By skidder

Probably one of Hondo Gravel's friends, heading...

Probably one of Hondo Gravel's friends, heading to the next headbanging summer rock-n-roll festival in Texas! :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-16-21, 07:00 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,363,142
Posted By skidder

The umpire making the call is down the 1st base...

The umpire making the call is down the 1st base line, that camera is the far end of the dugout, so the angles are a little different. And its a tough call when the bat is moving that fast in the...
10-16-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,212
Posted By skidder

I haven't done a ride over 35 miles in over a...

I haven't done a ride over 35 miles in over a year, so only short stops at turn around points (out-and-back rides), hot days when I need more water, flat tires & other mechanicals, and bathroom...
10-16-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,212
Posted By skidder

Well, this is the 'Fifty Plus' forum. ;)

Well, this is the 'Fifty Plus' forum. ;)
10-16-21, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 829
Posted By skidder

Search on the web as I'm pretty sure there was a...

Search on the web as I'm pretty sure there was a BBC series called 'Fat Man On A Bicycle' that was shown here in the USA on PBS stations back in the 1980's/1990s. IT focused on a 'big' guy bicycling...
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 160,486
Posted By skidder

The Monkees covering Carole King/Gerry Coffin: ...

The Monkees covering Carole King/Gerry Coffin:

(137) Sometime in the Morning (Original Stereo Version) (2006 Remaster) - YouTube

Original (Carole King's studio demo):

(137) Sometime In The...
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,713
Views: 160,486
Posted By skidder

The Beatles covering Buddy Holly: (137)...

The Beatles covering Buddy Holly:

(137) Words Of Love (Remastered 2009) - YouTube

Original:

(137) Buddy Holly- Words of Love - YouTube
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,598
Posted By skidder

Comic's microphone goes dead, he has to ad-lib...

Comic's microphone goes dead, he has to ad-lib it.

(137) Comedian's Mic Shut off When he talks about President - YouTube
Forum: Foo
10-10-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,598
Posted By skidder

Six shots to hit it? I think he's had enough...

Six shots to hit it? I think he's had enough beer already!
Forum: Foo
10-09-21, 08:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 452
Posted By skidder

I see your problem as one of commitment to...

I see your problem as one of commitment to cycling - you've got no "skin in the game" so no motivation.
Are you getting enough sleep? You look "bone-tired" on that bicycle.
You also need to...
10-08-21, 08:18 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,614
Posted By skidder

Read through the specs: Chainwheel: ...

Read through the specs:

Chainwheel: 170 three small sprocket (what does that mean?)
Tires: 700c
Tire size: 26in (which one is it, 700c or 26 in?)
Gross Weight:...
Forum: Foo
10-07-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,170
Posted By skidder

Mazda's 'Sky-activ' technology is actually a...

Mazda's 'Sky-activ' technology is actually a turbocharger that runs a little different than your standard turbocharger. Fortunately the 'Sky-active' system on the Mazda engines work far better than...
10-06-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,852
Posted By skidder

FWIW: Why not just use a solenoid to move the FD...

FWIW: Why not just use a solenoid to move the FD cage between the rings if an electric shifter is desired?
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