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Forum: Classic & Vintage 03-22-16, 02:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,436
Posted By Italuminium
Been off the vintage bike grid for a while......

Been off the vintage bike grid for a while... Have no plans to go yet, and no bike to go with, since I sold all my downtube shifted stuff - actually, most of my stuff - and just kept my SOMEC.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-24-15, 04:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,118
Posted By Italuminium
Yes, I do. Can you use twist for actual events or...

Yes, I do. Can you use twist for actual events or is that word strictly reserved for plots?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-23-15, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,118
Posted By Italuminium
except the dude got shot in the afterword. That...

except the dude got shot in the afterword. That was a pretty sick twist. I liked the book better than you though. Didn't become more zen, so I guess it failed in that regard.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-23-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,182
Posted By Italuminium
Just heard this dude do a Lohengrin here in...

Just heard this dude do a Lohengrin here in Amsterdam on friday. It was amazing.

https://youtu.be/f_wH7zbGWpo

And then I went to see Star Wars this monday. John Williams did some major league...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-20-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 586
Posted By Italuminium
it's fun, but for a historian and a frequenter of...

it's fun, but for a historian and a frequenter of this forum quite glaringly inaccurate. It seems as if written by a recent convert of the bike cult, and lacks depth and nuance. Cool pics though. I...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-16-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,750
Posted By Italuminium
Envy indeed.

Envy indeed.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-12-15, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By Italuminium
awww yisss that is some great oddball french...

awww yisss that is some great oddball french stuff. IMHO the only bike that justifies the use of an ergostem.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-10-15, 06:56 AM
Replies: 569
Views: 20,063
Posted By Italuminium
Finished my reading of the entire oeuvre of...

Finished my reading of the entire oeuvre of William Gibson. Don't know how that happened, but what a trip. Amazing writer that defies all categories.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-07-15, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By Italuminium
LOL. Shoulda watched this before wiping out...

LOL.

Shoulda watched this before wiping out like an idiot without precautionary potatoes last week.

See, even the "natives" don't know all the correct procedures!
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-03-15, 12:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,260
Posted By Italuminium
Pretty well stunned by now. These Picchio's...

Pretty well stunned by now. These Picchio's really have some beautiful aristocratic air to them, so unlike more gaudy - guido - eyetalians.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-02-15, 06:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,633
Posted By Italuminium
I LOL'ed though. Thanks for keeping Europe scared...

I LOL'ed though. Thanks for keeping Europe scared and entertained with Trump for the coming year, sincerely, a European politics nut.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-01-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,313
Posted By Italuminium
One of the prettiest carbon bikes ever made....

One of the prettiest carbon bikes ever made. Which is, like, the least bad venereal disease.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-30-15, 02:10 PM
Replies: 5,735
Views: 1,248,426
Posted By Italuminium
ow... wow. I need a moment.

ow... wow. I need a moment.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-23-15, 04:28 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,040
Posted By Italuminium
And here I am, a € 29 train ticket away from...

And here I am, a € 29 train ticket away from Paris (AirBnB's are really cheap now... go figure) and all I do is dreaming about getting a custom MTB welded up in some shed near VT/Moab/Marin County :)...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-23-15, 02:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,012
Posted By Italuminium
just how is breaking two vertebrae not a life...

just how is breaking two vertebrae not a life changing injury?

best wishes...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-20-15, 02:41 AM
Replies: 6,524
Views: 535,750
Posted By Italuminium
Being a journalist and all i get to see some fun...

Being a journalist and all i get to see some fun stuff. Did a few pieces in Greece last month and being a bit of an art wonk too I saw some really nice stuff, ancient and modern.
...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-20-15, 02:34 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 718
Posted By Italuminium
Imagine selling some nubbin' on the bay and than...

Imagine selling some nubbin' on the bay and than having to address it to a real Sir and all...

It's good to know though that he's in the cult.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-17-15, 11:06 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,182
Posted By Italuminium
I'm not a FT software pro, but...

I'm not a FT software pro, but...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-17-15, 08:55 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,182
Posted By Italuminium
hey I just got a great book in the mail, The...

hey I just got a great book in the mail, The Cogwheel Brain, by Doron Swade, about the construction of the Difference Engine and the Analytical Engine by Charles Babbage.

Am I doin' this right?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-16-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,215
Posted By Italuminium
absolutely love that osgear. Thanks for sharing,...

absolutely love that osgear. Thanks for sharing, beautiful bike.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-13-15, 05:49 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 876
Posted By Italuminium
you sir win the internet for today. What a story.

you sir win the internet for today. What a story.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-13-15, 05:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,008
Posted By Italuminium
I was born when the wall fell, but love old stuff...

I was born when the wall fell, but love old stuff (MA in history) and too cheap/broke to buy new :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-13-15, 05:45 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,002
Posted By Italuminium
yes. I don't have any modern bikes and I ride...

yes. I don't have any modern bikes and I ride everyday, rain or shine, exercise and commute. And the bike you described - if it's in good nick - will outlast you.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-12-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 568
Posted By Italuminium
Aren't you a master of your own? :)

Aren't you a master of your own? :)
Forum: Classic & Vintage 11-11-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 876
Posted By Italuminium
I regularly ride near the cemeteries of Margraten...

I regularly ride near the cemeteries of Margraten and Henri Chapelle.

Some days merit a detour and a very, very deep bow, helmet in hand. Good thing it's a bike helmet now.

Not to ruin...
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