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Old 01-12-07, 09:58 PM   #1
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How to drop everybody!

Hey, R-dad! Let's put our en-gun-eer heads together and see what we can do, in the name of Foo! <serious Vega look>

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A friend of mine is a chemistry prof at University of Houston and rides a 'bent. He would SO be into this. Even more so if you could work in some explosions.
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wow, that's smart. I need to try that!

(I hear German in the background -- maybe that's how Jan is going to win this year?)
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Old 01-12-07, 10:18 PM   #4
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wow, that's smart. I need to try that!

(I hear German in the background -- maybe that's how Jan is going to win this year?)
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Wow, I expected it to blow up or something!
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There's a much easier way...

Eat a whole pile of baked beans the night before a ride and by the time you're up for your turn pulling the pack.... Well, I think you can figure out the rest without me getting too graphic.
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So, what you are saying Vega is that you want to build some sort of "strap on" device?
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I say instead of baked beans, down an entire taco bell grande meal (all bean burritos) about 3 hours before the race. I assure you that you shall never see a more powerful or constant stream of methane, ever.

I'm half tempted to offer this as a methane production system for use in maximum security prisons as a new form of prison labor.....provide gasses to run a powerplant that gives back energy to the surround ing community. I'm not sure how well the idea will go over though.
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So, what you are saying Vega is that you want to build some sort of "strap on" device?
Um, that, or maybe something I could be strapped into.
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Turbofans, man. That T-58 is just begging to be a turbofan. Save some gas while kicking @$$.
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Try this one: Rocket Bike
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Day-um! 245kph (approx 152mph)! And VegaSlug is doing an average of 16mph on the road!
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I say instead of baked beans, down an entire taco bell grande meal (all bean burritos) about 3 hours before the race. I assure you that you shall never see a more powerful or constant stream of methane, ever.

I'm half tempted to offer this as a methane production system for use in maximum security prisons as a new form of prison labor.....provide gasses to run a powerplant that gives back energy to the surround ing community. I'm not sure how well the idea will go over though.
Be post bariatric surgery!

I have the ultimate chemical weapon for the wheelsuckers!
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Seen that on the road cycling sub forum.............pretty cool!
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Back in the day, when Central Park NYC was my second home there was an older man that would do laps in the park; many 'new' riders would take his wheel for a break as he was so strong. We would all be hanging out by the boathouse (72nd street eastside) below cats paw hill. The next lap the 'newbies' would collapse in the grass complaining about the mans foul aroma. It was such a regular event I still laugh at the vision of the 'blue cloud' that hovered behind the man. He was our version of 'Pigpen' from Charlie Brown. We never did find out why, neither did we ever again try to hold his wheel.
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You don't need surgery for the wrath of the burrito grande meal to hit hard.....if you have ever had gas so bad that you could let go a nearly non-stop barrage of farts for around 12-18 hours...that's the wrath of the burrito grande meal.

I'm not joking, the gas is really that bad.
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You don't need surgery for the wrath of the burrito grande meal to hit hard.....if you have ever had gas so bad that you could let go a nearly non-stop barrage of farts for around 12-18 hours...that's the wrath of the burrito grande meal.

I'm not joking, the gas is really that bad.
I understand! I eat at Taco Smell and that's what I get! My record length is a continuous 48 second blast! The scary thing is I am NOT kidding!

edit: That's for a single output, by the way
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OK, I think we're entering the realm of TMI!
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OK, I think we're entering the realm of TMI!
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...and of course, we ALL know that women don't pass gas, do they?
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EE vs. ME

WTF?!

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...and of course, we ALL know that women don't pass gas, do they?
Well, I peed for two minutes and nine seconds once. A long story. In Budapest!
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