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02-06-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 174,190
Posted By Bob Ross

I just finished Peter Godfrey-Smith's Other...

I just finished Peter Godfrey-Smith's Other Minds: The Octopus, The Sea, and The Deep Origins of Consciousness.
Forum: Foo
02-04-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By Bob Ross

"Eros"?! Sidney, my end is sore!

"Eros"?! Sidney, my end is sore!
01-30-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Bob Ross

Why would you even bother merging them when the...

Why would you even bother merging them when the only difference is the acknowledgement that they are cross-posted and the reference to context only pertinent to the other subforum it was cross-posted...
01-30-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Bob Ross

Can Garmin Varia radar talk to a Wahoo ELEMNT?

(I also posted this in the Electronics/Gadgets subforum, but since this is related to riding with a fused spine I thought maybe there'd be some ideas here also. Apologies for double-posting.)

Back...
01-30-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By Bob Ross

Can Garmin Varia radar talk to a Wahoo ELEMNT?

Back story: Wife was in a catastrophic crash last year, fractured her C2 vertebrae, had emergency spine surgery which fused C1-4. She'll permamently have restricted range of motion in side-to-side...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 958
Posted By Bob Ross

"Carry"?!?! I don't even own a comb!

"Carry"?!?! I don't even own a comb!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,301
Posted By Bob Ross

What's your longest ride (distance) -- probably...

What's your longest ride (distance) -- probably the Markleeville Death Ride, which was 129 miles (and 15,000' of elevation!)
What's your average ride (distance) -- no idea (though I do have the...
Forum: Foo
01-24-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 779
Posted By Bob Ross

Jesus, I wish I'd thought of that when I was 13...

Jesus, I wish I'd thought of that when I was 13...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bob Ross

Y'know how I know you've never been to Six Flags?

Y'know how I know you've never been to Six Flags?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,756
Posted By Bob Ross

Not sure I would ever use the phrase "mix it up"...

Not sure I would ever use the phrase "mix it up" to describe what I do, but yeah, I love night riding. All of mine is on the road; I have yet to find a practical headlamp that illuminates the dark...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,229
Posted By Bob Ross

Not counting the 1 pair (Specialized) that I keep...

Not counting the 1 pair (Specialized) that I keep down at my parents' place (to go along w/ the 1 bike I keep there) I have 4 pairs of cycling shoes:
- SIDI - the newest, and hence my usual go-to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,854
Posted By Bob Ross

I think you answered your own question.

I think you answered your own question.
Forum: Foo
01-06-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,148
Posted By Bob Ross

btw, this thread reminds me of a review I read in...

btw, this thread reminds me of a review I read in the local paper when King Crimson's Discipline album came out in 1981, and this particular reviewer was positively apoplectic about what he referred...
Forum: Foo
01-06-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,148
Posted By Bob Ross

Didn't George Harrison already do the...

Didn't George Harrison already do the self-referential thing with "It's Only A Northern Song" circa 1967?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vcvd-L73Cqs




I was once driving my sister home from...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 11,957
Posted By Bob Ross

Close enough: 6,001 miles for calendar 2019 ...

Close enough: 6,001 miles for calendar 2019

That's actually the fewest annual miles I've ridden since 2013 (when I was off the bike for 6 weeks with a bunch of broken ribs) and the second fewest...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 11,957
Posted By Bob Ross

:::insert obligatory TRAINER MILES AREN'T ACTUAL...

:::insert obligatory TRAINER MILES AREN'T ACTUAL MILES! scree here:::

/Captain Pedantic


As for real miles, I'll know later tonight when I complete my commute. Expect it to be right around...
12-24-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,316
Posted By Bob Ross

My three road bikes all have 50/34 chainrings....

My three road bikes all have 50/34 chainrings. One has an 11-25 cassette, one has an 11-26 cassette, and one has an 11-28 cassette.
My gravel bike has 48/32 chainrings with an 11-32 cassette.
Forum: Foo
12-24-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By Bob Ross

We can hang.

We can hang.
Forum: Foo
12-23-19, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,301
Views: 88,046
Posted By Bob Ross

Zut3IONmZXE

Zut3IONmZXE
Forum: Foo
12-01-19, 11:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,329
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm a bassist by trade, played professionally for...

I'm a bassist by trade, played professionally for 20+ years, so my bass collection is so large and geographically scattered that I don't have any pics of the whole quiver. But I play enough guitar to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,747
Posted By Bob Ross

You may not have a choice: I tried to replenish...

You may not have a choice: I tried to replenish my closet full of spare GP4000S clinchers last month and nobody had them in stock! Had to "settle" for GP5000s ...which were on sale, so yay for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,819
Posted By Bob Ross

Yes, I've been a member of the New York Cycle...

Yes, I've been a member of the New York Cycle Club since 2006.
If we move out of NYC in the near future we would definitely look into joining another Club in our new locaale.
But if we don't move...
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,099
Posted By Bob Ross

^^^This. If you really want one of the >100-disc...

^^^This. If you really want one of the >100-disc "CD jukeboxes" the only one that won't crap out two days after the warranty expires is the Kaleidescape DV700, which is A) complete overkill; and B)...
06-25-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 530
Views: 57,290
Posted By Bob Ross

Last complete series I watched -- and,...

Last complete series I watched -- and, admittedly, the first one in a number of years -- was Fosse/Verdon.

I'll give it an 8/10. The actors' portrayals were fabulous. The scenes of show rehearsals...
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,426
Posted By Bob Ross

This tune always struck me as heart-wrenchingly...

This tune always struck me as heart-wrenchingly sad if you presume that the person it's written about is dead:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__ihW9qZ9Rs
Forum: Foo
06-25-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 7,426
Posted By Bob Ross

Can't believe we got to 58 posts and no one...

Can't believe we got to 58 posts and no one mentioned Samuel Barber's "Adagio For Strings"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izQsgE0L450
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,646
Posted By Bob Ross

I will wipe them down maybe two or three times a...

I will wipe them down maybe two or three times a year. I grease them once a year, and that's such a messy job that I pretty much have to clean them after I'm done. And then I usually lube my cleats...
Forum: Foo
06-13-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,973
Posted By Bob Ross

In fact sometimes it's exactly like riding a bike.

In fact sometimes it's exactly like riding a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 2,846
Views: 330,268
Posted By Bob Ross

Whew! Thank god this thread has drifted back into...

Whew! Thank god this thread has drifted back into dick-waving braggadocio; for a second there folks were starting to actually dispense sage & prudent advice!
Forum: Foo
05-15-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,657
Posted By Bob Ross

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million...

Adjusted for inflation, he's the 34.5 Million Dollar Man!
Forum: Foo
05-13-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,010
Posted By Bob Ross

I have no idea what that sentence means.

I have no idea what that sentence means.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,976
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm conflicted about this whole issue. I...

I'm conflicted about this whole issue.

I would love nothing more than to turn my phone off when I go out for a bike ride (...and not turn it on again until the following millennia. Y'know, just to...
04-26-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 1,758
Views: 174,190
Posted By Bob Ross

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/302x499/514aw2dmlyl_sx300_bo1_204_203_200__9470b79d66789639ba2934f4548edf674e77e6e8.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 11,170
Posted By Bob Ross

10 year old post and still the best advice you'll...

10 year old post and still the best advice you'll find on the internet.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,789
Posted By Bob Ross

For a day like that I'm wearing: - wind vest ...

For a day like that I'm wearing:
- wind vest
- arm warmers
- knee warmers (or maybe leg warmers)
- ear warmers
- full-fingered glove liners
...all of which will eventually come off and get...
04-15-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 746
Posted By Bob Ross

road cycling near Montreal and/or Quebec City?

Going up to Canada this summer for a family event, will have several days in Montreal and several days in (old) Quebec City. Will bring our bikes. Not looking to make it a "cycling vacation" per se...
Forum: Foo
04-12-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,350
Posted By Bob Ross

I'm just the opposite: I wish I'd worked more...

I'm just the opposite: I wish I'd worked more when I was younger, so that I could work less now.
Forum: Foo
03-07-19, 12:51 PM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 119,557
Posted By Bob Ross

I remember seeing that album cover back in the...

I remember seeing that album cover back in the day but until now knew absolutely nothing about Henry Gross! Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-19, 12:01 PM
Replies: 19,184
Views: 3,954,367
Posted By Bob Ross

I just bought an assortment of M6 hex bolts in...

I just bought an assortment of M6 hex bolts in different lengths, because inexplicably the front fender mount at the top of the fork on my CAADX requires a different size bolt than all the other (M5)...
02-11-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 24,955
Views: 2,393,122
Posted By Bob Ross

Saturday: 30 mile group road ride in 18°F temps...

Saturday: 30 mile group road ride in 18°F temps with >18mph wind. That was...interesting.
Sunday: 75 mile group road ride in 30°F temps with almost no wind. That was a different kind of interesting;...
Forum: Foo
02-08-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 119,557
Posted By Bob Ross

I believe Manilow's point -- remember, he was...

I believe Manilow's point -- remember, he was talking to a room full of musicians...and not just musicians, but music students at a school with a reputation for producing educated jazz wankers -- was...
Forum: Foo
02-07-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 119,557
Posted By Bob Ross

1975 ...

1975
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v7KxyJ3ZyBA

1978
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4mx3KZ5zhI

1971
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKNOlDtZluU
Forum: Foo
02-07-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 2,260
Views: 119,557
Posted By Bob Ross

Barry Manilow did a master class at the Berklee...

Barry Manilow did a master class at the Berklee College of Music some time in the late 1980s/early 1990s, where he told this very funny story:

Early in his career he had written a tune which he...
02-07-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 24,955
Views: 2,393,122
Posted By Bob Ross

Once again I commuted today, will wind up with...

Once again I commuted today, will wind up with The Usual ~19 Miles™
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,966
Posted By Bob Ross

What in god's name are you doing that...

What in god's name are you doing that necessitates having to change shift cables every 2k miles?!?! I daresay it may be you who "eats cables"

I have one 12-year-old bike with Ultegra 6600 and one...
Forum: Foo
02-06-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,502
Views: 88,788
Posted By Bob Ross

1967 ...

1967
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DjGjxvYLXU

1969
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW6eHunEysA

1963
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B09BWkpVv74
Forum: Foo
02-05-19, 12:45 PM
Replies: 1,625
Views: 95,586
Posted By Bob Ross

Cat People ...

Cat People
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YWX_MFNOL_Y

Cat Food
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cmRbSFvh_90
Forum: Foo
02-05-19, 09:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,054
Posted By Bob Ross

And sometimes it has nothing whatsoever to do...

And sometimes it has nothing whatsoever to do with the sounds you were exposed to. Sometimes tinnitus is just genetic, and/or a side-effect of sensory-neural hearing loss.

In one of life's tragic...
02-05-19, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24,955
Views: 2,393,122
Posted By Bob Ross

Thread drift: What's the deal with LimeBike, is...

Thread drift: What's the deal with LimeBike, is it exactly what it appears to be, a dock-less bike share program?
I just saw those for the first time on a recent ride through Yonkers (NY). Seemed...
02-04-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24,955
Views: 2,393,122
Posted By Bob Ross

No kidding! On both days: That 22°F Saturday ride...

No kidding! On both days: That 22°F Saturday ride was actually pretty nice...because the skies were clear and the sun was out. Would rather ride bright sunny 20° than gray overcast 30° any day.
...
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