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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-05-2020, 04:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,304
Posted By vmb
I clearly remember the year 2000, when I was...

I clearly remember the year 2000, when I was looking at a used 1991 NSX vs. a new S2000, which were the same price at the time. I picked the S2000, when Honda was saying that they were only making...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-09-2020, 05:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 780
Posted By vmb
Are you sure your neck isn't hurting? It's not...

Are you sure your neck isn't hurting? It's not uncommon for MVA pain to start 24-48 hours after the impact. Amazing how cooperative insurance can be when an injury is being considered. I am NOT...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-09-2019, 07:42 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,194
Posted By vmb
Make sure your name is spelled correctly on all...

Make sure your name is spelled correctly on all documents at closing. After 10 years of ownership I just got the county records fixed last week. I often wanted to decline paying the property taxes...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-29-2019, 06:08 PM
Replies: 14,432
Views: 2,158,657
Posted By vmb
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Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-02-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,386
Posted By vmb
as mentioned earlier, try to find one used. ...

as mentioned earlier, try to find one used. Gravity is gravity, haha. I bought one for $25 on craigslist. A few years ago I landed funny on a jump while mountain biking. Didn't crash, but it felt...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 04-06-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,668
Posted By vmb
I bought a '97 Miata 3 weeks ago for a few...

I bought a '97 Miata 3 weeks ago for a few thousand bucks. I just gotta say, it was 65 and sunny today, and I drove it all day. What a blast! Smiles/$ are way up there. My 9yo for some reason...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-18-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By vmb
Agree with Look 171's comments about grease and...

Agree with Look 171's comments about grease and the pawls needing to catch. I too made that mistake once. I currently use mineral oil or Dumonde Tech freehub oil, but just saw this video last week...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 03-17-2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By vmb
seemingly more popular than Chris King are...

seemingly more popular than Chris King are Industry 9 hubs, at least on my trails here in Baltimore. Faster engagement with more pawls is the reason. I personally don't like the sound, but they're...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 02-18-2019, 05:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 864
Posted By vmb
forgive me for going a little tangential on this...

forgive me for going a little tangential on this topic, but it got me thinking back to the late 80's when I ran some 18 or 19mm tires with "wings" or "shoulders" built up from the bead that made the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-30-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 572
Posted By vmb
I was just in the Orlando-Canaveral area with the...

I was just in the Orlando-Canaveral area with the family 3 weeks ago and I brought my EZPass which worked on all the roads we drove on. The Avis counter person said that Florida toll roads just...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-19-2019, 07:34 AM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7820/32926335028_36...

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7820/32926335028_36a5d5c1d1_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/SaA5gw)Mini Quadangle (https://flic.kr/p/SaA5gw) by madridvb (https://www.flickr.com/photos/15874269@N03/), on...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-18-2019, 05:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,511
Posted By vmb
I also have a Direct Lift 4 post from Greg Smith,...

I also have a Direct Lift 4 post from Greg Smith, going on 10 years now. Great for storage and some work on the 930, but my Honda Odyssey and 4Runner barely fit on it for oil changes. Check widths...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-14-2019, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
Thanks Byron! It does seem to be the 1989 Sting...

Thanks Byron! It does seem to be the 1989 Sting Team, now that I was able to google that specifically. In this picture, you can see both rear brakes (?!) mounted and what looks like a dual pull...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-13-2019, 05:30 AM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
I've been looking all over bmxforum.com and can't...

I've been looking all over bmxforum.com and can't find any threads about my mystery frame nor a serial number search function. Byron- do you have a link to what you've already posted and the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-12-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
Thanks guys, I forgot about that bmxmuseum site. ...

Thanks guys, I forgot about that bmxmuseum site. Looking at the headbadge of the predator, my frame does have two horizontal mounting holes that would have supported that badge. I haven't checked...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-12-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
BMX frame identification needed

OK, need the collective braintrust, (maybe specifically Byron's). I bought this a decade ago on ebay, represented as a Schwinn Sting, and I never got around to building it up. I brought it to our...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 01-12-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
I built this up for my daughter to race NICA next...

I built this up for my daughter to race NICA next year. Got it from a buddy at Backcountry who's son raced it then outgrew it. I modified it and installed a 1x11 drivetrain to keep things simple...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-27-2018, 12:57 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,044
Posted By vmb
Oh, the other nice feature on the Highlander is...

Oh, the other nice feature on the Highlander is that it only shuts down with a certain amount of pressure on the brake, more than what is necessary to hold at a stoplight,and more than I typically...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-27-2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,044
Posted By vmb
I drove a 2017 F150 and my parents' 2019 Subaru...

I drove a 2017 F150 and my parents' 2019 Subaru Forester Sport with this feature, both a little annoying with the vibration on shutdown and the slight delay on startup. But we just picked up a 2019...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-23-2018, 05:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,558
Posted By vmb
I'll second zakthor's comments on finding the...

I'll second zakthor's comments on finding the RIGHT saddle, and to get some miles in before the ride to make sure that that particular contact point is good for the duration. Many, many years ago I...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 12-11-2018, 04:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,629
Posted By vmb
So, I had a very similar problem the past 3...

So, I had a very similar problem the past 3 weeks, with a 9 year old Trane XR90 furnace. Throwing the 4 flash code which indicates a problem with the temperature limit sensor. So, I ordered a new...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 11-13-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
Interesting article. Tinker "produces no lactic...

Interesting article. Tinker "produces no lactic acid." I wish I didn't make so much, so easily! Sometimes I really hate gravity. Also found Tomac's description of the first race with Tinker...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-27-2018, 07:30 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,357
Posted By vmb
There is a country song by Jake Owen playing now...

There is a country song by Jake Owen playing now called "I was Jack (You were Diane)." Has the riffs of the original in a fun spin off. (If you liked the original, which I did)
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 10-22-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,212
Views: 424,997
Posted By vmb
I got to ride with a legend this weekend at my...

I got to ride with a legend this weekend at my daughter's NICA race. Tinker Juarez. A pretty cool, chill dude. Still doing 100 mile races! He came out just for the kids. My daughter and friends...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-16-2018, 03:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 24,132
Posted By vmb
already on the car when I bought them, no idea...

already on the car when I bought them, no idea where they came from

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