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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-12-10, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By rbrian
If anything, that looks worse! Of course I...

If anything, that looks worse! Of course I haven't seen it in real life, it might be fine, but I'd rather have something which completely enclosed the phone, and was weather proof - I live in...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-10-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 606
Posted By rbrian
I bought one of these, or one exactly the same...

I bought one of these, or one exactly the same with somebody else's brand on it available from the Apple store. I took it out of the packaging, put the phone in, mounted it on the bike, decided...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-10-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 709
Posted By rbrian
Way too late to book time off unfortunately, and...

Way too late to book time off unfortunately, and I work weekends. I'm going to Earl's Court in October though.
Forum: Living Car Free 08-06-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By rbrian
The trailer they used for the mattress would have...

The trailer they used for the mattress would have been big enough for a fridge or a sofa, and what else do you have that's bigger than that?

I found some other links, here...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-04-10, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 575
Posted By rbrian
I reckon someone was riding along happily, when...

I reckon someone was riding along happily, when the bottom bracket detached, causing an unfortunate face/handlebar interaction. The rider was taken away in an ambulance so they could remove the...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-03-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,114
Posted By rbrian
Thanks, Mulleady, I'm definitely going to have to...

Thanks, Mulleady, I'm definitely going to have to order one now. Not that I don't like my racing green S6L, or my red (because it was 25 cheaper) M6R, I do, but neither of them are capable of time...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 08-03-10, 01:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By rbrian
I haven't had cause to contact them, but the fact...

I haven't had cause to contact them, but the fact that all the small parts are available puts them ahead of many other companies. I could have bought another light for my second bike, but I just...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-02-10, 09:33 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,883
Posted By rbrian
:DYou lucky git!...

:DYou lucky git! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XG63OtsKC7k)
Forum: Living Car Free 07-28-10, 03:10 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,391
Posted By rbrian
When I had a car, I was paying for a loan as well...

When I had a car, I was paying for a loan as well as fuel, tax, insurance, etc - the thousands I save go to charity and onto my mortgage, saving me even more over the long run - I might even pay it...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-28-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By rbrian
I didn't mention before that I work nights. As I...

I didn't mention before that I work nights. As I understand it power stations keep making energy nobody is using at night, is this correct?

You've all brought up some interesting points, but on...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-26-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 568
Posted By rbrian
Distributed computing and electricity use

I can leave my computer or PS3 on all day, working on large calculations related to potentially finding a cure for cancer, or life on other planets, or something similarly important. Doing so uses...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-07-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,912
Posted By rbrian
In Britain we have the Notional Cycling Network,...

In Britain we have the Notional Cycling Network, not just in London, it covers the whole country.

I actually live on a stretch of Notional Cycle Route 1! It is an urban dual carriageway, the main...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-02-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By rbrian
Intriguing, but somewhat limited. My Brompton...

Intriguing, but somewhat limited. My Brompton can do the shopping cart thing too (albeit not overly stable) in a partially folding state, and folds down further for easy storage and transportation.
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-22-10, 05:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 874
Posted By rbrian
The Cateye Uno works off a single AA. The likes...

The Cateye Uno works off a single AA. The likes of Knog Frogs are even smaller, running on watch batteries.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-21-10, 02:12 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,877
Posted By rbrian
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLUX0y4EptA ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HLUX0y4EptA

Well, somebody had to! :-)
Forum: Living Car Free 06-16-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,645
Posted By rbrian
I'm pretty sure that the plural of moose is mice....

I'm pretty sure that the plural of moose is mice. At least, that's what I always thunked.

As for plural Prius - I usually call them Piouses.

I love the way you can play with language, brake...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-15-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By rbrian
That's as big as the wheel! The rider must have...

That's as big as the wheel! The rider must have thews of steel to push that gear.
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-07-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,058
Posted By rbrian
It didn't take me long to make my S6L my most...

It didn't take me long to make my S6L my most comfortable bike. Stubby bar ends, and turning the pentaclip upside down, and it's perfect. So good that I sold my other bikes (moving from a medium...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-06-10, 05:09 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,260
Posted By rbrian
Of course we should make a noise about it, and I...

Of course we should make a noise about it, and I do whenever I find someone willing to listen (which isn't often). I also make noise about the disasters in Nigeria...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-06-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 409
Posted By rbrian
Mine are known as the red one and the green one. ...

Mine are known as the red one and the green one. If I was to put stickers on them, it wouldn't be their names, since I don't have the imagination to come up with something cool, it would instead be...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-03-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By rbrian
But if they weren't there, you'd fall into the...

But if they weren't there, you'd fall into the drain. In a similar vein, I don't mind the gap at all in tube stations. If it wasn't there, the trains would grind along the platform edge, and maybe...
Forum: Folding Bikes 06-03-10, 09:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By rbrian
I spent four times as much on bicycles than I did...

I spent four times as much on bicycles than I did on my iPhone, and according to www.ipayroadtax.com, I spent more than that on transport infrastructure. The difference is that I got to choose what...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-25-10, 05:01 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,953
Posted By rbrian
I grew up in a tiny village, 5 miles from the...

I grew up in a tiny village, 5 miles from the nearest small town. A bicycle was my first taste of freedom (and I still remember the euphoria when the stabilisers came off when I was 4).

I got a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 05-25-10, 04:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 668
Posted By rbrian
What did the Victorians ever do for us? I mean,...

What did the Victorians ever do for us? I mean, apart from steam power, electricity, telegraph, indoor plumbing, accurate timekeeping, accurate mapping, the bicycle...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-21-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,260
Posted By rbrian
http://www.green-oil.net/ You can oil your...

http://www.green-oil.net/

You can oil your chain and grease your bearings without petrochemicals. Also, I'm pretty sure cotton was harvested for hundreds of years before infernal combustion...
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