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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-03-10, 12:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 633
Posted By aliensporebomb
Crimeny that's bright! I wonder what kind of...

Crimeny that's bright! I wonder what kind of battery life you'd get in real world conditions.

"Honest officer, I got blinded by a UFO with a guy wearing a bike helmet on top..."
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-03-10, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By aliensporebomb
Nola_Gal: Yes, they are from the NOLA area -...

Nola_Gal: Yes, they are from the NOLA area - they make mention of it a few times. We went down there on a trip and walked everywhere last year and had a lot of fun there.

Didn't get to ride at...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 06-02-10, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 292
Posted By aliensporebomb
From success to failure (and back to success again).

So I've been here on and off and had lost 60+ pounds back in 2004 where I went from 236 pounds to 165 or thereabouts.

I almost got lazy and complacent about it figuring I could always ride off any...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-12-09, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 553
Posted By aliensporebomb
Exclamation Yep

Using MotionX GPS on mine as well.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-29-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 562
Posted By aliensporebomb
I had to chime in on this post because I bought a...

I had to chime in on this post because I bought a Giro Atmos for a song at a place that was clearancing
out last years colors and found that compared to my Specialized Enduro (MTB) type helmet that...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-04-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,539
Posted By aliensporebomb
Lightbulb Quite interesting

I was running a Cateye LD550 up until the mount snapped off and fell off the bike:

http://pod.ath.cx/hid/z_old/taillightatdusk.jpg
http://pod.ath.cx/hid/z_old/taillightonsteadflood.jpg...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 12-29-08, 03:51 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,354
Posted By aliensporebomb
Ugh. 1753 - not so hot this year. Might get a...

Ugh. 1753 - not so hot this year. Might get a little more.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-19-08, 03:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By aliensporebomb
Indeed. The conclusion was that after all of...

Indeed.

The conclusion was that after all of this I had a physical and came thru just fine.

They want to retest my thyroid but after my MD bro-in-law saw my results
he felt they were excellent...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-19-08, 02:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,380
Posted By aliensporebomb
Awesome vbclown! You rock! Sorry to hear...

Awesome vbclown! You rock!

Sorry to hear of your friend, djnzlab1 - we've got a friend who is heading for that kind
of fate if he's not careful. The problem is, some people get the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-19-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By aliensporebomb
They come in threes.....

I've been riding with a friend of mine for the past twelve or so years, both road and mountain.

We've both carried extra weight on and off but I've managed to keep the weight
below 200 pounds for...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-05-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,026
Posted By aliensporebomb
I don't quite know what the situation is, but...

I don't quite know what the situation is, but anytime I take my hands off the bars, my bike's
wheel VIOLENTLY turns to either side the wind is blowing and kicks me off the bike and I land
in the...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-05-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 315
Posted By aliensporebomb
Not until the end of the month did I feel like I...

Not until the end of the month did I feel like I got some time in - I ended up taking some days
off to go off on long exploratory rides.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 11-05-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By aliensporebomb
I ate absolutely nothing after a spartan supper...

I ate absolutely nothing after a spartan supper after spin class.
I had to fast because I had a physical this morning.

When I got to the office I was freaking ravenous and ate some
leftover...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-20-08, 02:22 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,853
Posted By aliensporebomb
Dan: what did you pay for this flashlight? ...

Dan: what did you pay for this flashlight?

Would it be small enough that you could have TWO of them on your handlebars?

Seems very bright for a flashlight bought at a regular store, a good...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-21-08, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,004
Posted By aliensporebomb
The main problem is that IE's design by its very...

The main problem is that IE's design by its very nature stinks to high heaven: the whole idea of
using a "temporary internet files" location because microsoft believes 90% of the USA is still on...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-21-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 767
Posted By aliensporebomb
Where I see this is: -Ultrasonic alarm...

Where I see this is:

-Ultrasonic alarm systems - tripping the periphery of an alarmed location causes high spurious speeds.
-Ultrasonic dog fences where if the dog leaves the periphery they get...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-24-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 9,221
Posted By aliensporebomb
Exclamation !!!!!!

That's possibly the creepiest thing I've ever seen.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-22-08, 09:39 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 435
Posted By aliensporebomb
Lightbulb Wow! Osram breaks record: 500 lumens from a single LED

http://gizmodo.com/5027606/osram-push-white-leds-to-world+record-brightness-super-efficiency

Awesome! I just need two or three in a single lamp and I'll be raring to ride!

OSRAM Achieves...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-17-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 743
Posted By aliensporebomb
If you're doing it on the cheap: Planet Bike...

If you're doing it on the cheap: Planet Bike Superflash/Superflash Stealth or Cateye TL-LD610.

If you're spending some $: Dinotte.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-07-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 359
Posted By aliensporebomb
Exclamation Saw the ad for this in the latest Dirt Rag, looks impressive but...

http://www.niteflux.com/Products_photonMax.htm

According to the ad, it claimed output of 50-something lux, 800-some lumens.

If true, very impressive since this is LED technology.

Anyone seen...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-22-08, 01:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,529
Posted By aliensporebomb
As cool as the 6000 lumen monster light (and as...

As cool as the 6000 lumen monster light (and as dangerous as it is), I think I'll stick with this:

http://pod.ath.cx/hid/z_old/helmetmount.jpg
Trailtech 13W HID 675 lumens and got it at the old...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-22-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 859
Posted By aliensporebomb
Whatever you do, don't joke around and show your...

Whatever you do, don't joke around and show your friends by shining it into their face.

You could blind someone with that.

Anyone who says LEDs don't have the power though....heh. NUKE!
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 05-22-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By aliensporebomb
Not only are they susceptible to interference but...

Not only are they susceptible to interference but I've found that sometimes they just spazz out all by themselves - once after a workout I found it had been tracking a "heart rate" all by itself when...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-09-08, 09:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,459
Posted By aliensporebomb
Very sad indeed. I hope things turn around for...

Very sad indeed. I hope things turn around for them no matter how bleak it seems.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-06-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By aliensporebomb
What wheelset is on the Jamis?

What wheelset is on the Jamis?
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