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Forum: Foo
12-08-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 601
Views: 60,177
Posted By RubeRad

If he had picked up a used couch off the street...

If he had picked up a used couch off the street like a REAL florida man, he would have found 3
12-07-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 429
Posted By RubeRad

For reference, here's the log I kept of my...

For reference, here's the log I kept of my CrossCheck build from frameset:

CrossCheck build report: pics, parts, costs...
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

I have a 3D printer, so I was able to download...

I have a 3D printer, so I was able to download the stl files and print the device for myself. Also my local library has a lab with 3D printers and the public can print stuff for cost of material...
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

I had the same problem with my Northern Brewer...

I had the same problem with my Northern Brewer (tm) Big Mouth Bubbler lid. This 3D-printed design from thingiverse solved that problem beautifully:

https://www.thingiverse.com/thing:2451253

I...
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 2,547,750
Posted By RubeRad

reminds me of this one I saw years ago: ...

reminds me of this one I saw years ago:
...
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 2,547,750
Posted By RubeRad

Hey congrats on Purdue's very promising...

Hey congrats on Purdue's very promising basketball team this year! I watched the game against Iowa, they looked really impressive
Forum: Foo
12-07-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 2,547,750
Posted By RubeRad

lol I heard a thing where you go to the first...

lol I heard a thing where you go to the first page of any book, and insert as the 2nd sentence "And then the killings began". For this book, it should be the 4th sentence
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

Interesting. I didn't know they got LIDAR to come...

Interesting. I didn't know they got LIDAR to come out of MEMS chips at low power, I had only seen the bulky spinning devices before. Would be interesting to know the effective range. He mentions 'a...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

That version doesn't have the ILTB-approved...

That version doesn't have the ILTB-approved ending of plowing through a bus-stop full of nuns and crippled puppies
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

I've heard of range sensors in tablet/phone...

I've heard of range sensors in tablet/phone devices, but I didn't think that was technically LIDAR. It's been a few years, but the one I had learned about could only detect up to about 5m away.
...
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

These are great: ILTB you should make one...

These are great:

ILTB you should make one where he's trying to drive his driverless car
Forum: Foo
12-06-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,801
Views: 144,606
Posted By RubeRad

lol those are great, I'm stealing them for the...

lol those are great, I'm stealing them for the driverless cars thread!
Forum: Foo
12-05-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 2,547,750
Posted By RubeRad

Seattle Forrest was that you?

Seattle Forrest was that you?
Forum: Foo
12-03-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,003
Views: 2,547,750
Posted By RubeRad

Seems like it shouldn't be that hard to have a...

Seems like it shouldn't be that hard to have a rigid scaffolding that just stands on the bottom of the pool and gets wet
Forum: Commuting
12-03-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 15,528
Views: 11,759,601
Posted By RubeRad

It's weird, I often can't see posted pictures...

It's weird, I often can't see posted pictures because of firewalls, but I specifically remember seeing WestMass's cool Surly and noting the username, but now I can't see the picture. (Maybe I saw it...
Forum: Foo
12-02-21, 01:17 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

Thanks for that very informative link. This...

Thanks for that very informative link.

This section with a concrete f'rinstance is also worth quoting:

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However, an automated vehicle would (potentially) not be as impaired by fog,...
Forum: Foo
12-02-21, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,363,170
Posted By RubeRad

Actually at first you only see the front wheel...

Actually at first you only see the front wheel pop in on the left, only at the end when 2 people climb out of the tarp is it evident there must have been 2 on the moto
Forum: Foo
12-02-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,363,170
Posted By RubeRad

I'm seeing two riders on a motorcycle that the...

I'm seeing two riders on a motorcycle that the tarp lands on
Forum: Foo
12-02-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

Cool, I hadn't heard of BNS or Fall.

Cool, I hadn't heard of BNS or Fall.
Forum: Foo
12-01-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

I'm guessing EmergenC isn't kosher according to...

I'm guessing EmergenC isn't kosher according to reinheitsgebot?

I brew, but as simple/minimal as possible, only Northern Brewer 5gal extract kits, only dry yeast, no secondary, only bottle...
Forum: Foo
12-01-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,363,170
Posted By RubeRad

Makes sense. Anyways I hope he wasn't hurt too...

Makes sense. Anyways I hope he wasn't hurt too bad from the collapse.
Forum: Foo
12-01-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 9,556
Views: 1,363,170
Posted By RubeRad

"Whew, that was a lot of work toting everything...

"Whew, that was a lot of work toting everything up the stairs, but FINALLY this is the last of the supplies I'll need for this deck upgrade project..."
Forum: Commuting
12-01-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 15,528
Views: 11,759,601
Posted By RubeRad

That is noice! I think gumwall tires look really...

That is noice! I think gumwall tires look really cool. And that is a very chubby crankarm for such a small chainring. But the bashguard looks cool.
Forum: Foo
11-30-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 300
Posted By RubeRad

I helped a friend move once, he actually brought...

I helped a friend move once, he actually brought along a bbq/firepit/something like that that was so big and heavy, he actually had to hire a crane to lift it over his house and install it into his...
Forum: Foo
11-29-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By RubeRad

Ah, so it's just an iPhone thing then. Bummer the...

Ah, so it's just an iPhone thing then. Bummer the phone my work is paying for is an iPhone. But at least I'm not payin for it.

The 'song' I linked to is not really a song, it's a 21sec 'ditty'...
Forum: Foo
11-29-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By RubeRad

This frustrates me about print books, when I have...

This frustrates me about print books, when I have read a book, I know a certain quote or passage or statistic is in there, I can visualize whether I had read it near the top or bottom of a left or...
Forum: Foo
11-29-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 503
Posted By RubeRad

Why is it so hard to set up a custom ringtone? I...

Why is it so hard to set up a custom ringtone? I have an mp3 (http://tmbw.net/wiki/Ring_Ring), why doesn't the ringtones settings just have "choose mp3" or "choose audio file" or something?

I've...
11-28-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Awesome, thanks! Found a pair of R9 on eBay,...

Awesome, thanks! Found a pair of R9 on eBay, looks like those should do the trick!
11-27-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Yes that's kind of what I'm asking, what is the...

Yes that's kind of what I'm asking, what is the minimal part set to accomplish a swap, which means not touching the existing derailleurs or brakes. If I would have to buy new derailleurs or brakes,...
11-27-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Exactly the kind of thing I want to do. lol the...

Exactly the kind of thing I want to do. lol the amazon links show a left shifter (with marks only for gears 1 and 2) for both listings, even though the words say different. Hope you get the right...
11-27-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

OK that's good to know, thx

OK that's good to know, thx
11-27-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Yes You say RD-M780, I don't have...

Yes



You say RD-M780, I don't have that. The spesh already has a working 9sp rear derailleur and cassette, but I'd have to source a shifter to go with it.

The 780 I have is only the...
Forum: Foo
11-27-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 601
Views: 60,177
Posted By RubeRad

Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ arrested for...

Florida ‘Teacher of the Year’ arrested for hitting pupil who criticized award (https://nypost.com/2021/11/01/florida-teacher-of-the-year-arrested-for-hitting-pupil-who-criticized-award/)
11-27-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

As for brake levers, Tektro FL540 looks pretty...

As for brake levers, Tektro FL540 looks pretty good (https://www.ebay.com/itm/233546931292)
11-27-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Sweet, that looks perfect, thanks! ...

Sweet, that looks perfect, thanks!

(Expensive though!)
11-27-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Yep, you understand!

Yep, you understand!
11-27-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Thx, wil the mountain FD work with the larger...

Thx, wil the mountain FD work with the larger radius of road chainrings?
Forum: Foo
11-27-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

I have a group of friends that once a year rides...

I have a group of friends that once a year rides 'Port2Port2Port2Port', various people drop in/out at various points, but the fullest version is ride up to Pizza Port San Clemente, have pizza Fri...
11-27-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Also I found an old pair of DiaCompe XCT brake...

Also I found an old pair of DiaCompe XCT brake levers. I would have guessed they had come from some cantilever brakes, but the cable pull looks like about 20mm -- that's long-pull, right?
11-27-21, 12:30 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

I just remembered I have a SL-M780 2/3 shifter...

I just remembered I have a SL-M780 2/3 shifter and a FD-M786 (Deore XT) laying around from a 1x conversion. Would those work on a triple crank for a 3x9? Or would at least the shifter work with the...
11-27-21, 12:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 519
Posted By RubeRad

Drop-->Flat parts list

Hey all,

I'm interested in converting a road bike from drops to flat bars, because my wife hates drops and loves trigger shifters.

My options are a 3x8 Trek 1000, and a 3x9 Specialized Allez...
Forum: Foo
11-27-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

That would mean no coffee porter, so that's a big...

That would mean no coffee porter, so that's a big negatory right there
Forum: Foo
11-25-21, 11:13 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

Life is too short to waste effort on being a...

Life is too short to waste effort on being a militant purist
11-24-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 20,711
Views: 3,672,963
Posted By RubeRad

I wonder if it whistles if you ride fast enough

I wonder if it whistles if you ride fast enough
Forum: Foo
11-23-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,358
Posted By RubeRad

Because the colder it is, the less you can taste...

Because the colder it is, the less you can taste it
Forum: Foo
11-23-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

"until people see robots going down to the street...

"until people see robots going down to the street killing people" -- maybe that's why he's pushing FSD so hard?
Forum: Foo
11-23-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

Who said this:? spoiler...

Who said this:?



spoiler (https://www.theverge.com/2017/7/17/15980954/elon-musk-ai-regulation-existential-threat)
11-23-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By RubeRad

I"m assuming the 12-speed chainring won't matter...

I"m assuming the 12-speed chainring won't matter for my 10-speed, except the 10-sp chain might be a little loose sideways on the teeth designed for 12-sp chains. At least it's narrow-wide, and the 1"...
11-23-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 723
Posted By RubeRad

At the shop when the mech was looking up what was...

At the shop when the mech was looking up what was compatible/available, I showed him the pic of my broken cheap crank (in post #2). He said he recognized exactly what crank that was, and had seen...
Forum: Foo
11-23-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By RubeRad

OK (dangit!)

OK

(dangit!)
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