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Forum: Commuting 02-15-08, 11:04 AM
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Posted By kafkaesque
My winter commuter, made from a 1980 Schwinn...

My winter commuter, made from a 1980 Schwinn LeTour frame and a bunch of mismatched parts.

http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2121/2220018724_cd91630652.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 10:30 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
cheers! :beer:

cheers!
:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 01:46 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
The Vegetarian Cycling and Athletic Club...

The Vegetarian Cycling and Athletic Club (http://www.vcac.vegfolk.co.uk/) was founded in the UK in 1888, and is still active today.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 01:22 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
I was really trying to respect your position when...

I was really trying to respect your position when you said you ate them for the taste and to satiate a craving, but you are deluded if you think the animal is making a sacrifice for your sake. You...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 11:58 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
That is a perfectly valid reason; it is not based...

That is a perfectly valid reason; it is not based on misinformation or on erroneous arguments about health or nature. I respect that completely.

For me personally, that was just not strong enough...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 10:52 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
I agree that what you are doing is far more...

I agree that what you are doing is far more humane than the meat industry and actually better for the animals than if they had lived wild. No argument there, and I respect your methods.

I am just...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-15-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By kafkaesque
Just curious about why you eat eggs. There are...

Just curious about why you eat eggs. There are some good nutrients there but they are much higher in cholesterol than meat (or any other food).
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
Those are pretty chickens. Having grown up on a...

Those are pretty chickens. Having grown up on a ranch I have chopped the heads off of many similar.
And I can tell you that I would much rather watch them peck around the dirt for bugs and raise...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-15-07, 10:11 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
Interesting stuff but not real useful. Modern...

Interesting stuff but not real useful. Modern societies are not going to be reverting back to hunter gatherers now or in any foreseeable future.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-07, 12:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,590
Posted By kafkaesque
I would not say "easy".

I would not say "easy".
Forum: Commuting 06-14-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,884
Posted By kafkaesque
The stretch of road that I thought was going to...

The stretch of road that I thought was going to get new asphalt turned out to be chip seal. ugh. It is not a long stretch though.
Forum: Foo 06-13-07, 08:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By kafkaesque
It's complete hooey, I don't need to learn...

It's complete hooey, I don't need to learn nothin'. Thanks Goddy.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-13-07, 08:02 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
Sure, that is clearly closer to what happens in...

Sure, that is clearly closer to what happens in nature than getting something that comes out of the mass-meat industry. However, I still do not see it as natural nor is it necessary. But, unlike the...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-13-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 4,596
Posted By kafkaesque
Docile animals being slaughtered in a factory and...

Docile animals being slaughtered in a factory and then someone pulling up to a drive-thru in car for a processed burger is not exactly "nature".
Forum: Commuting 06-13-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,884
Posted By kafkaesque
Good weather this morning. Fast ride in despite...

Good weather this morning. Fast ride in despite about of quarter mile stretch of construction that was covered in loose gravel. It was real loose and dusty on my ride home yesterday, but this morning...
Forum: Commuting 06-13-07, 08:07 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By kafkaesque
I saw and older man pedaling around my...

I saw and older man pedaling around my neighborhood with one leg. He had two legs but only pedaled with one, one side of the crank just had a peg that he rested his foot on.
Forum: Introductions 06-12-07, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 410
Posted By kafkaesque
Hello aprilm, I am pretty new here too. I bought...

Hello aprilm, I am pretty new here too. I bought a bike after not riding for years and got hooked within month as well. I started a few months ago and I already added a road bike. I did not skip my...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 06-12-07, 08:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,299
Posted By kafkaesque
I have been a vegetarian for about 4.5 years now....

I have been a vegetarian for about 4.5 years now. I was surprised to find the transition to be remarkably easy. I was fortunate though that my roommate, who turned me on to veg, is an excellent cook....
Forum: Foo 06-12-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 555
Posted By kafkaesque
It is possible. But he seems so simple and...

It is possible. But he seems so simple and friendly.
It is the cats that always appear to be plotting something.
Forum: Foo 06-11-07, 11:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 555
Posted By kafkaesque
yes.

yes.
Forum: Foo 06-11-07, 11:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 555
Posted By kafkaesque
sorry

sorry
Forum: Foo 06-11-07, 11:34 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,344
Posted By kafkaesque
I say those who advocate wearing a helmet while...

I say those who advocate wearing a helmet while cycling but who do not wear a helmet while walking up stairs are hypocrites.
Forum: Foo 06-11-07, 11:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 555
Posted By kafkaesque
Interesting you should mention that because I...

Interesting you should mention that because I just made up the whole fell-on-the-stairs story to get sympathy.

I actually split my ear open


wrestling bears.


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Forum: Commuting 06-11-07, 10:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 463
Posted By kafkaesque
These are great. memorizing…

These are great. memorizing…
Forum: Foo 06-11-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 924
Posted By kafkaesque
My high school had a big M on it. So the obvious...

My high school had a big M on it. So the obvious prank was to spray paint a big tv on the m. Get it? MTV. Ha.
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