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Forum: Foo 07-06-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 6,605
Views: 733,989
Posted By Fissile
First car I drove was a 1959 Cadillac. It...

First car I drove was a 1959 Cadillac. It belonged to my uncle, he let me drive it around the mall (closed on Sunday) parking lot. I was 11 years old.
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Forum: Foo 07-06-16, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7,263
Views: 347,185
Posted By Fissile
Blew off all his fingers with a homemade sparkler...

Blew off all his fingers with a homemade sparkler bomb. Types with his toes.
Forum: Foo 07-05-16, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By Fissile
All-Night Warriors Ride from the Bronx to Coney Island

45 miles from the Bronx to Coney Island. Could you survive?

I dunno, that gang of jerks look pretty tough.

Photos: Biking All Night From The Bronx To Coney Island With 'The Warriors Fun...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-15-16, 07:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 368
Posted By Fissile
If you want indexing on an old frame that...

If you want indexing on an old frame that originally had a friction setup, you'll save yourself a lot of grief by swapping over an entire indexing group....chain rings, derailleurs, cassette, chain,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-14-16, 11:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 602
Posted By Fissile
I always use anti-seize on pedals. Available at...

I always use anti-seize on pedals. Available at any auto parts store for $3-$4. Liberally apply to threads before assembly. Never have another stuck pedal again.

ITW Global Brands 81343...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-14-16, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 335
Posted By Fissile
Good info. The OP should also know that it's...

Good info. The OP should also know that it's possible to anodize aluminum at home. This company sells (expensive) an anodizing kit for hobbyists. Anodizing Kits - Caswell Inc...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-25-15, 09:53 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 17,523
Posted By Fissile
I have a Superior frame made in 1978, the last...

I have a Superior frame made in 1978, the last year they were made. I could never understand why Schwinn made the Super Sports. They hung the really horrid Varsity/Continental components on a...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-24-15, 05:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Fissile
Most auto body supply places WILL sell color coat...

Most auto body supply places WILL sell color coat by the pint, although primer and clear is usually only offered by the quart. Quart quantities of primer and clear are not a problem for me because I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-15, 06:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Fissile
You can use a Preval sprayer (available at DIY...

You can use a Preval sprayer (available at DIY home centers) to mix and spray small quantities. The Preval works alright IF you get the mix thinned properly, a trial and error process.

Take the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-15, 04:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Fissile
See above, I fixed it.

See above, I fixed it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Fissile
Air cured paints will never be as hard as...

Air cured paints will never be as hard as catalyzed paint even if you bake it. Factory applied bike paint is all catalyzed. There are three ways to apply catalyzed paint: With a spray-gun and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 06-23-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 611
Posted By Fissile
Use a catalyzed auto paint and you don't need to...

Use a catalyzed auto paint and you don't need to bake anything.
Forum: Winter Cycling 03-06-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,267
Posted By Fissile
Foxwear windproof fleece. The front panels of...

Foxwear windproof fleece. The front panels of the jacket are windproof to keep the cold from cutting through you. the sides and back are breathable fleece. It seems like a good balance of wind...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-21-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
Yeah, I got in my car on the 19th and the...

Yeah, I got in my car on the 19th and the exterior tempt gauge said 72, but I'm way down South in Hudson Co, which is practically next to Miami. I think it's you who needs to STFU.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-21-14, 07:19 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
Cooler? Yeah, it went down to a bone chilling...

Cooler? Yeah, it went down to a bone chilling 72. He needs to protect his throat from the chill? Really? Is he a horn player or an opera diva?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-21-14, 06:34 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
That picture was taken the day after the accident...

That picture was taken the day after the accident while he was exiting his lawyer's office.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-20-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
No he looks like a self-important, entitled,...

No he looks like a self-important, entitled, narcissistic, hipster, doosh. The scarf is a really nice touch.....in 75 degree weather.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-20-14, 06:38 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
The walkway on the Brooklyn Bridge is even worse....

The walkway on the Brooklyn Bridge is even worse. Lots of tourists doing tourist things....photos, selfies. stepping out of the pedestrian lane into the bike lane. Then I see the Lance Wannabes...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 07:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
If the trash includes bloody clothing and empty...

If the trash includes bloody clothing and empty shell casings from the murder you just committed, yup, it's evidence, and you've just committed another crime.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
You don't have a grasp of what the 5th amendment...

You don't have a grasp of what the 5th amendment really means. Yup, destroying evidence is a crime.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 06:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
There are witnesses who claim they heard him...

There are witnesses who claim they heard him shouting, "Get out of the way." That proves that he saw her, it could also indicate that he had time to take evasive action. If he saw her, had time and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-19-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,291
Posted By Fissile
I bought a Minoura truing stand. Not pro...

I bought a Minoura truing stand. Not pro quality, but it's fine for DIY and much cheaper than a Park stand.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
Interrupter levers, I have those on one of my...

Interrupter levers, I have those on one of my bikes. If he saw this woman, had the time and ability to take evasive action, and refused to do so, he's screwed.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
Where did you did you get your J.D.? Hollywood...

Where did you did you get your J.D.? Hollywood Upstairs School of Law? If I were you, I'd ask for my tuition to be refunded. If it can be proven that he saw this woman, and had time to take...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-19-14, 05:46 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,996
Posted By Fissile
Yup, even if you have the right of way, the law...

Yup, even if you have the right of way, the law requires you take evasive action if possible. "Right of way" doesn't mean you can escalate a bad situation. It's no different than if a cyclist is...
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