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Forum: Foo 07-08-16, 08:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By trackhub
Hey, this is great! I am assuming that this is a...

Hey, this is great! I am assuming that this is a nod to the 70s Grindhouse classic, "The Warriors", directed by Walter Hill.
Forum: Foo 04-29-16, 04:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,804
Posted By trackhub
+100. I very much enjoy ordering items from...

+100. I very much enjoy ordering items from Amazon, and having said items delivered right to me. This is far preferable than
going to a brick and mortar store, only to be met with a totally blank...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-29-16, 04:29 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 5,089
Posted By trackhub
I've been running my niterider Lumina 550, in...

I've been running my niterider Lumina 550, in flash mode, during the day, for several years now.
Yes, it works. Definitely gets you noticed in busy traffic situation, or on morning commutes when...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-29-16, 06:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,117
Posted By trackhub
I envy you sir! I have three years to go.

I envy you sir! I have three years to go.
Forum: Foo 03-29-16, 06:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By trackhub
Thanks for all the input. To answer question: ...

Thanks for all the input. To answer question:

-My down does have waste disposal days, but they can only take in such things as paint, household chemicals,
old mercury thermometers and...
Forum: Jokes & Humor 03-27-16, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,299
Posted By trackhub
Looks like a good thread. ...

Looks like a good thread.

http://adaholic.com/wp-content/uploads/3121.jpg


I cannot think of a better way to win a lady over, than to play a trombone on the beach....
Forum: Foo 03-27-16, 06:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 436
Posted By trackhub
Turning in old computers to Best Buy.

I have an old iMac, and an old Dell PC laptop (Hard drives removed) that I would like to get rid of,
in a responsible, safe manner. I've been told that Best Buy will accept old computers, no matter...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-27-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 786
Posted By trackhub
I keep hearing that it rains a lot, but the place...

I keep hearing that it rains a lot, but the place is packed with young techno-nerd types.
I've also heard that Seattle has some great restaurants.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-27-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,190
Posted By trackhub
A good point. Luckily, my LBS loves old,...

A good point.

Luckily, my LBS loves old, vintage, and unusual stuff. In fact, they specialize (pun not intended) in it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-26-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,236
Posted By trackhub
Only two reasons: -First, the aforementioned...

Only two reasons:

-First, the aforementioned road-rash reduction. It really does help with cleanup and dressing
of wounds.

-Second, Most ladies like it. A lot. :D Perhaps the best reason of...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-23-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,190
Posted By trackhub
What the heck, this looks like it could be fun! ...

What the heck, this looks like it could be fun!

A young dude is commuting to work on a vintage 3-speed.
-Bike lover: "Oh man, that is one fine old 3-speed."
-Bike snob: "I cannot believe anyone...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-20-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,255
Posted By trackhub
My Gunnar is Reynolds 853. You can still get it,...

My Gunnar is Reynolds 853. You can still get it, if you are willing to pay the price and wait a little. Local frame builder, Peter Mooney, will make your custom frame from Reynolds, Columbus, or...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-16-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,802
Posted By trackhub
Kueffel and Esser made some very lovely slide...

Kueffel and Esser made some very lovely slide rules. My first and perhaps, best
was my all metal (aluminum) Pickett. Most other HS students were happy to get
one of the plastic student models, but...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-16-16, 07:11 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,255
Posted By trackhub
Welcome back! :thumb: Meanwhile check out...

Welcome back! :thumb:

Meanwhile check out this very lovely offering from Bianchi. Link to it. (https://www.bianchiusa.com/bikes/road/all-road/eroica/)
Pricey, yes, but my-oh-my. I like the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-14-16, 02:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By trackhub
The movie "Pi the Movie" is well worth the...

The movie "Pi the Movie" is well worth the rental, for those who have not seen it
Black and white, stark photography. Good for when you tire of chase scenes, and
stuff getting blown up.
...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-14-16, 02:24 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 11,802
Posted By trackhub
But these threads are always so enjoyable... ...

But these threads are always so enjoyable...

-You still have a slide rule, and you still know how to use it. (In my case, yes to both)

-You remember when the so-called "concierge medical...
Forum: Foo 03-08-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 516
Posted By trackhub
Man, I would love to help you, but I have been...

Man, I would love to help you, but I have been very busy with my friend, the Nigerian prince, who has promised to make me rich
if I can help him out, and all those gorgeous Russian ladies who want...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-06-16, 05:11 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,935
Posted By trackhub
That sir, is awesome! :thumb:

That sir, is awesome! :thumb:
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-06-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,777
Posted By trackhub
MA law does require pedal reflectors, OR...

MA law does require pedal reflectors, OR reflective leg bands. I have never
heard of anyone being stopped by police for not having them.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-05-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,935
Posted By trackhub
It is interesting / amazing at how the bike...

It is interesting / amazing at how the bike business has changed. I love the vintage, early 80s Treks. Back then, they were truly special, being made of Reynolds steel,
at their small factory in...
Forum: Foo 02-21-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,571
Posted By trackhub
On the other hand, let's not forget Han Solo's...

On the other hand, let's not forget Han Solo's advice, spoken in The Force Awakens: "Women always find out the truth. Always".
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-21-16, 03:24 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,227
Posted By trackhub
I did that, putting baseball cards in my spokes....

I did that, putting baseball cards in my spokes. I think everyone did.

Remember when the coolest kid around, was the one with the Schwinn Lemon Peeler, or some similar model? Of course, the very...
Forum: Foo 02-19-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,571
Posted By trackhub
If it isn't broken, don't fix it.

If it isn't broken, don't fix it.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 839
Posted By trackhub
one4smoke, all the advice here is good. I'm...

one4smoke, all the advice here is good. I'm afraid though, that as you age, the cold will simply bother you more, and
there is not a heck of a lot you can do about it. I used to ride regularly in...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 02-19-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,582
Posted By trackhub
I was. Delivered the Boston Herald American....

I was. Delivered the Boston Herald American. (Now, just "The Herald") Boston used to have the Herald, Boston Globe, Record American, and The Traveler.
I did my route on a small coaster brake bike....
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