MSP Restaurants - Magic Noodle Show more
It is very good. You get to watch them make noodles and then you eat the noodles (and other things like a scallion pancake) and the noodles are very good
The Goonies (1985) Show more
I wanted to see it because so many people compare it to Stand By Me, which is "of it's time" in many ways but still a subtle, beautiful film. I'm now mad that it gets listed along with totally forgettable 80s trash like The Goonies.
The Goonies (1985) Show more
Saw it for the first time last night. I expected the casual racism, misogyny, and ableism. I did *not* expect that the dialog would be a fucking mess and the editing would be sloppy as fuck. Why do so many people like this movie?
Courtney Barnett is good at music
"I wanna walk through the park in the dark". Such a simple and evocative demand
I'm not usually a big Tour de France guy, but this analysis of pros who run Strava is cool: https://www.cyclingweekly.com/news/racing/tour-de-france/strava-shows-just-tough-stage-10-tour-de-france-really-431382
Pretty baller move to record a stage of the TdF and leave the default Strava description "Lunch Ride" 😎
While I'm on a bike kick today, here's a good overview of the early pre-history of the bicycle, asking "Why Did We Wait So Long?"
Alan Turing - the face of the new £50 note.
It’s too little and too late, of course, to make up for the horrendous way that Turing was treated by the establishment. But it’s a good thing.
Bike Fixing 5 - Further Advice Show more
Not pictured, but when putting the bottom bracket and cranks back together they all got a liberal application of grease on the threads and everywhere else metal touches metal. This keeps out water and makes it easier to loosen the parts next time.
A general-purpose grease like Park Tools PPL-1 is a great cheap addition to your toolkit if you don't already have some
Bike Fixing 4 - It Fixed! Show more
I'm happy with the generic torque wrench I got from amazon, but the one limitation it has compared to the fancy Park Tools model is that it only measures torque in one direction, and one side of the bottom bracket is left-hand-threaded (lefty tighty, if you will).
So side two is approximated right after I did side one. At least I can make sure I didn't undershoot by a bunch
I like riding bikes and writing code and playing roller derby and doing nice things for people. He/Him.
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