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    Southwest + companion pass = best deal in travel...

    Southwest + companion pass = best deal in travel anywhere.

    United points, FWIW, can be used for booking on partner airlines (Star Alliance).

    If you don't want to travel, then there's no reason...
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    ^^^ Though if you just want to keep it simple and...

    ^^^ Though if you just want to keep it simple and not mess with multiple cards, tracking points, searching for flight deals, etc. -- a simple 2% cash back card is easy. Citi has one (Double Cash),...
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    If the points are more valuable. IMHO these...

    If the points are more valuable.

    IMHO these days, it'd be mostly for when there's a large sign up bonus AND those SUB points are valuable. For example, Mrs C signed up last year for an Amex...
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    My camper has little hinged doors at the back, so...

    My camper has little hinged doors at the back, so I cram stuff in the area between the camper and the bed. Folding chairs and folding table go in above the wheel wells.

    I remove all the jacks and...
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    They're all scams.

    They're all scams.
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    Poll: Surely you can't be serious.

    Surely you can't be serious.
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    If Sirius had their "dark wave" show (the Sunday...

    If Sirius had their "dark wave" show (the Sunday night one on Ch 33) as a full time station, it'd be like they took my CD collection and put it on shuffle.
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    I think you and I have a lot of music in common....

    I think you and I have a lot of music in common.

    I could list hundreds more bands I like that started (and some ended) in the 80s. Here's a few that I don't think have been mentioned:

    New...
  9. You could also use a boost fork, and add boost...

    You could also use a boost fork, and add boost conversion spacers to the front wheel. Mrs C's bike is set up like that - 5mm spacers on each side of the hub, plus disc rotor spacer - kit comes with...
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    Thanks everyone - good info. Our Ecuador trip...

    Thanks everyone - good info.

    Our Ecuador trip starts with a day hike in Cotopaxi National Park around 13,000'. We have two full days in Quito before, so we're going to feel the elevation. We...
  11. Turn steering to full lock in one direction,...

    Turn steering to full lock in one direction, drive slowly in a circle with helper outside listening. Turn to opposite full lock, repeat. One side should sound louder.

    A CV joint can fail with...
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    And Tanya Donnelly and Kristin Hersh's solo...

    And Tanya Donnelly and Kristin Hersh's solo albums are worth checking out if you're a fan.

    Can't forget Belly either!
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    Furs and EATB are both still pretty good live -...

    Furs and EATB are both still pretty good live - Furs sound great, McCulloch's voice is rough these days.

    FWIW pre-sale code for Bunnymen tickets is EATB40.

    I started a thread on the Cruel World...
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    We're just going to be in Cartagena, for four...

    We're just going to be in Cartagena, for four nights, then fly to Quito and have a tour in Ecuador for about 7 days.

    Figured we'd explore the old walled city, walk around, spend some time on the...
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    16-year bump! Anyone been more recently? We're...

    16-year bump! Anyone been more recently?

    We're going for a few days on the way to Ecuador.
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    Ball joint?

    Ball joint?
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    Hammer would probably work, but could take...

    Hammer would probably work, but could take awhile.

    For immediate relief, try an air chisel.
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    Bauhaus was fantastic. All four original members....

    Bauhaus was fantastic. All four original members. Ash is a seriously underrated guitarist.

    Set list, going from memory, probably not in total right order:

    Double Dare, In the flat field,...
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    That was excellent. Hot! 94* high in Pasadena...

    That was excellent. Hot! 94* high in Pasadena yesterday.

    Bands we saw:
    Christian Death
    English Beat
    Missing Persons
    Cold Cave
    Gene Loves Jezebel
    Violent Femmes
    PiL
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    My favorite LBS fuckup is when a friend had a...

    My favorite LBS fuckup is when a friend had a shop replace his threaded bottom bracket. Shop cross threaded the Shimano external BB and forced it all the way into the frame.
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    Or did he put the olive downstream of the...

    Or did he put the olive downstream of the compression nut (not on the lever side, but on the caliper side)
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    ^^^ I finally tried automotive brake cleaner on...

    ^^^ I finally tried automotive brake cleaner on mtb disc pads - it works really well, much better than trying to burn off contaminants with a torch.
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    My Jeep owner phase taught me that AMC would use...

    My Jeep owner phase taught me that AMC would use whatever parts were laying around. I ended up with a fine collection of metric and SAE tools as a result.
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    How many carbon parts are you required to break...

    How many carbon parts are you required to break before buying a torque wrench?

    Me: one handlebar.
  25. IDK, his box scores have been nothing but zeroes....

    IDK, his box scores have been nothing but zeroes.



    Redundant post is redundant.
  26. I said Kobe-like smugness, not Kobe-like effort. ...

    I said Kobe-like smugness, not Kobe-like effort.

    Kobe would never have let his team fail like that, he'd at least have tried.

    (Cue homer defensiveness in 5...4...3..)
  27. Is the mobility scooter the only running vehicle?

    Is the mobility scooter the only running vehicle?
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    Echo and the Bunnymen canceled last minute, but...

    Echo and the Bunnymen canceled last minute, but rest of the lineup is intact.

    Bauhaus!
  29. Go Grizzlies! There's something about the...

    Go Grizzlies!

    There's something about the Warriors I find grating - a Kobe-like smugness. So I root against them.
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    He's got Heinz 57 wheels too!

    He's got Heinz 57 wheels too!
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    Cruel World Festival

    Anyone else here going?
    https://cruelworldfest.com/
  32. FIFY

    FIFY
  33. 7YvAYIJSSZY

    7YvAYIJSSZY
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    IMHO the real question is how many people need to...

    IMHO the real question is how many people need to keep telling you to go buy some anti-seize, apply it to the hub center bore where it contacts the wheel, and never worry about it again....
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    Our plan is the same - it's a marketplace plan...

    Our plan is the same - it's a marketplace plan with no coverage out of network, except for what the ACA requires (such as emergency room treatment).

    To cover that gap, I bought an annual travel...
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    Paging Mazderati...

    Paging Mazderati...
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    ^^^ He finally got one??!!!!

    ^^^ He finally got one??!!!!
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    Zoom-zoom.

    Zoom-zoom.
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    YT's response, in case anyone is interested: ...

    YT's response, in case anyone is interested:

    Hello,

    Thanks for reaching out!†

    The website shows the most updated availability next to each size and sub model. All bikes available for...
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    I just emailed YT to ask about more inventory.

    I just emailed YT to ask about more inventory.
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    I didn't see on YT's website how I could order...

    I didn't see on YT's website how I could order when a bike is out of stock. Will look around more for that.
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    Am waiting for the Izzo to come back in stock -...

    Am waiting for the Izzo to come back in stock - leaning toward the Core 2 build, because I can upgrade a ton of stuff for the price difference to step up to the 3.
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    That looks like a pretty decent buy in today's...

    That looks like a pretty decent buy in today's bike market.

    Am looking for something shorter travel for Mrs C -- a 140/150 bike isn't going to make her happy.
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    How many multiples of $4K is one of those Propain...

    How many multiples of $4K is one of those Propain builds?
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    Worth linking: ...

    Worth linking:
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    Tire didn't have a wobble when it was mounted...

    Tire didn't have a wobble when it was mounted previously - it's a partially worn DHF that was on the front wheel, and I moved it to the rear wheel and added the insert. It is seated properly on the...
  47. Good job tackling that project. Drum-in-hat...

    Good job tackling that project. Drum-in-hat e-brakes are a PITA.
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    Bump. Lowered PSI some more, am liking the ride...

    Bump. Lowered PSI some more, am liking the ride quality, haven't torn open a sidewall yet...

    Still have casing wobble though. I let all the air out of the tire, tried manipulating the insert...
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    Mrs C is rough on phones. She likes the Otterbox...

    Mrs C is rough on phones. She likes the Otterbox cases - and has actually managed to break them once or twice.

    I like the Spigen cases mentioned above. They give a little protection - enough if...
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    I found that Harry Potter fan who used to post...

    I found that Harry Potter fan who used to post here, in Reno today - he must have traded in the Jaaaaaag. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20220508/a853463be3cdf568dada2731deb21e2a.jpg
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