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Old 08-30-06, 09:08 AM   #11951
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luckily, this friend isn't one of those in-your-face-breastfeeding-on-the-subway kind of people.
I witnessed a walking & talking 2.something year old breast feeding last weekend. Disturbing.
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Old 08-30-06, 09:09 AM   #11952
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I was working alot on a astronomy project for a certifacate
Where (what school) are you doing this?
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Old 08-30-06, 09:12 AM   #11953
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I witnessed a walking & talking 2.something year old breast feeding last weekend. Disturbing.
i don't consider myself and insensitive person but that just seems plain wrong. if they can ask for it, they're too old to breastfeed. or if they have teeth...
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Old 08-30-06, 09:17 AM   #11954
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i was walking along king/spadina for my morning coffee this morning and spotting a busted post/ring lock, the ring perfectly cracked right down the middle amid broken splinters of 2x4. i'm pretty familiar with the bikes locked up in that area and i'm sure no one locks up anything really high-end there. called the number to report damage post/rings and left a message. it's the first one i've seen.. steps away from my fcking work!!!
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Old 08-30-06, 09:27 AM   #11955
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Where (what school) are you doing this?
I am working on it for Royal Astronomical Society of Canada not a school thing , I work on it in my observatory and sometimes I pack a small travel telescope with all the gear in the bike trailer and drive the bike out to the spit . off to work later
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Old 08-30-06, 09:28 AM   #11956
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"Did you see the baby on that nose?"
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Old 08-30-06, 09:40 AM   #11957
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I am working on it for Royal Astronomical Society of Canada not a school thing , I work on it in my observatory and sometimes I pack a small travel telescope with all the gear in the bike trailer and drive the bike out to the spit . off to work later
I'd love to do some observing some time.. as long as it's not too far past my bedtime.
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Old 08-30-06, 09:54 AM   #11958
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What time is lunch? 1:30? <- Kensigngton ftw?
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Old 08-30-06, 09:56 AM   #11959
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a classic episode...
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Old 08-30-06, 10:01 AM   #11960
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I witnessed a walking & talking 2.something year old breast feeding last weekend. Disturbing.
ewwwwwwwwwwww my wife wants my 5 month old on a bottle already...cant imagine that anyone would wanna breast feed a kid at the age of two...
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Old 08-30-06, 10:36 AM   #11961
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ewwwwwwwwwwww my wife wants my 5 month old on a bottle already...cant imagine that anyone would wanna breast feed a kid at the age of two...
I saw one Mom at Carrot common on the danforth, man, I'd be breast feeding until I was fifty.
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Old 08-30-06, 11:07 AM   #11962
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Old 08-30-06, 11:14 AM   #11963
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E-mailing is occuring, I'm just really busy getting ready for Top Challenge and figuring out how the hell to shoot a luge going 100kph down Mont Royale.

More new as I get it
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ugh.. one of my biggest tech annoyances: websites that resize your browser window without asking. that's just rude.
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ugh.. one of my biggest tech annoyances: websites that resize your browser window without asking. that's just rude.
Solution: Macs sux
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Old 08-30-06, 12:13 PM   #11966
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Solution: Macs sux
back to your asinine comments eh? This is in Firefox on a Windows machine.
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Old 08-30-06, 12:16 PM   #11967
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Opera is the one true browser, the browser to rule them all!
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Old 08-30-06, 01:09 PM   #11968
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i'm reporting this post to a moderator for lack of bike content.
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Old 08-30-06, 01:15 PM   #11969
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wheel building peeps: is it much harder to build a wheel with a low spoke count vs one with a more standard #? I've never built a wheelset before, but I'm considering building up a bling track wheelset this fall. Is it stupid for me to build my first wheel with say 20 spokes?

and on a similar note, is it stupid to build a track wheel with a low spoke count?

edit: it appears as though track hubs don't come in anything lower than 28-spoke.

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Old 08-30-06, 01:28 PM   #11970
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http://toronto.craigslist.org/bik/200644933.html

This is nice and the price isn't bad either.
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Old 08-30-06, 03:11 PM   #11971
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wheel building peeps: is it much harder to build a wheel with a low spoke count vs one with a more standard #?
Not really. The only reason it would be any harder is if you build to a higher spoke tension, which will result in more winding up of the spokes. Not really a big deal. Really, you should be able to build it almost 2x as fast.

You *could* build a 16 spoke wheel on a 32 hole track hub, skipping every other hole....I wouldn't want to, but it can be done if you are so inclined. Just tell your buddies that the empty spoke holes are "speed holes".

If you do build a low spoke count wheel, use a deep section rim, it will help with wheel strength.
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Old 08-30-06, 03:59 PM   #11972
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[QUOTE=somnambulant] Is it stupid for me to build my first wheel with say 20 spokes?

and on a similar note, is it stupid to build a track wheel with a low spoke count?

[QUOTE]
Yes.
Yes.
Zipp makes 20 hole hubs.
Typically low spoke count wheels have components engineered to work together. When you try and take standard parts and do this type of thing it doesn't work out too well. Case in point spoke nipples. because a low count wheel has so fewer spokes each one must be at a higher tension. Standard nipple flanks don't take well to reefing on them at high tension and stripping them is very easily done. You would want hex head spoke nipples which present their own problems. 28 is low for track wheels.
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[QUOTE=darkmother]

You *could* build a 16 spoke wheel on a 32 hole track hub, skipping every other hole....I wouldn't want to, but it can be done if you are so inclined. Just tell your buddies that the empty spoke holes are "speed holes".

[QUOTE]
A free ticket to a busted hub flange imho.
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Old 08-30-06, 04:09 PM   #11974
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Oh man, I get defrauded 1600 dollars from my bank account, dumped by my girlfriend and drop my chain going through a red all in one day. Talk about a ****ty day. Plus I have to move houses tomorrow. And its the busiest week at work yet and I have to organize a camping trip. Argh.
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Oh man, I get defrauded 1600 dollars from my bank account, dumped by my girlfriend and drop my chain going through a red all in one day. Talk about a ****ty day. Plus I have to move houses tomorrow. And its the busiest week at work yet and I have to organize a camping trip. Argh.
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