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Forum: Foo 08-10-13, 10:23 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By folder fanatic
:) Yes, we are all secret cat (& dog as well)...

:) Yes, we are all secret cat (& dog as well) videos junkies! The more weird, oddball, and cute-the better!

You don't believe me? Here is some proof:

".........animal lovers’ slow descent...
Forum: Foo 08-09-13, 10:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By folder fanatic
The videos are going viral all over the Internet....

The videos are going viral all over the Internet. That's where you probably saw them.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-09-13, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By folder fanatic
Bicycle-Powered Sewing Machine Sewing Up (What Else?) A Bicycle Cap!

http://vimeo.com/22382844
http://vimeo.com/22382844 (http://vimeo.com/22382844)

Now presented for your personal enjoyment and entertainment, here is the "marriage" between a treadle (foot...
Forum: Foo 08-09-13, 09:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By folder fanatic
Cats hate loud decibel noises like the ones that...

Cats hate loud decibel noises like the ones that vacuum cleaners (even the tiny ones) emit.
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-08-13, 03:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 10,618
Posted By folder fanatic
If you want to lock up bikes, you should have...

If you want to lock up bikes, you should have bought a regular bike. The fold up/carry about feature that folding bikes have to the lesser or greater extent is the way to best protect your bike. ...
Forum: Folding Bikes 08-08-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,516
Posted By folder fanatic
I really love the Dutch made Basil-which are one...

I really love the Dutch made Basil-which are one of the suppliers of your Seattle Bike Supply wholesaler. http://www.basil.nl/ (http://www.basil.nl/) But being rather poor I cannot simply afford...
Forum: Foo 08-08-13, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By folder fanatic
Thank you! My sister once taught one of our cats...

Thank you! My sister once taught one of our cats to be held as she rode her bike. I suppose some cats could be trained. The happiest cats are the ones that "think of the activity" themselves and...
Forum: Foo 08-08-13, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 430
Posted By folder fanatic
Better suggestion for your friend (and I have...

Better suggestion for your friend (and I have done this myself). If you got stuck in a bad deal, don't throw it away on charity (which does not appreciate the donations anymore and you will not get...
Forum: Foo 08-08-13, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By folder fanatic
Perhaps these excerpts will help to answer some...

Perhaps these excerpts will help to answer some of your concerns:
‘Shark Cat’ Loves Riding His Roomba
“............He loves to the ride the Roomba,” Max’s owner, Helen Arnold of Houston told...
Forum: Foo 08-07-13, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 686
Posted By folder fanatic
For The Foo Weird & Wacky Set; Cat in a Shark Suit Riding a Roomba

An obvious cashing in on the "Sharknado" current craze.
Here is another cat video featuring a hapless feline wearing a shark costume, riding a Roomba.

Starting off with just the cat only:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-31-13, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By folder fanatic
Another BBC Article On Brompton Bicycles For It's Many Fans & Foes

While there have been many, many articles and video features on the iconic and venerable Brompton bicycles over the years, here is some takes on why and the hows of it's successful place in the...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-31-13, 11:59 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,365
Posted By folder fanatic
Don't get too upset at these developments. I...

Don't get too upset at these developments. I sure did not when I rode my bikes. I learn to adapt to a simply hostile-to-bicycles/pedestrians/alternative small motor vehicles world that I always...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-13, 08:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By folder fanatic
Everything for serious commuting on rather...

Everything for serious commuting on rather somewhat hilly ground. Without the hassles of derailleur exposed to everything damaging gearing. All my present bicycles are IGH equipped speaks for...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-13, 07:06 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 9,141
Posted By folder fanatic
I always just love these very creative ideas...

I always just love these very creative ideas about what to do about carrying your precious possession on a little bikes such as folders are. Though my own ideas involve as little work as I can get...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-26-13, 06:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 729
Posted By folder fanatic
With extreme caution. If an owner does not offer...

With extreme caution. If an owner does not offer proof of purchase or anything else important about that particular bicycle (i.e. like recalls), I personally would not buy from that private party. ...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-22-13, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By folder fanatic
Real Truth About Cycling Anywhere; What You Believe, Even Adapt, For Yourself

The original challenge to cycling paradise-or the closest a first world country may do:

The Dutch Prize Their Pedal Power, but a Sea of Bikes Swamps Their Capital...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-22-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,529
Posted By folder fanatic
Don't miss this for further reading on bicycles...

Don't miss this for further reading on bicycles and their use in your own post-Apocalypse visions. This guide really encourages starting out writers of this genre to keep it realistic with bicycle...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-22-13, 11:49 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 8,529
Posted By folder fanatic
Sure bicycles will be more valuable than a...

Sure bicycles will be more valuable than a car-right up there with food, water and a secure elements protected housing. They will probably be worth their weight in gold. As for lacking in...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-21-13, 09:14 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,581
Posted By folder fanatic
While I actually did not own a car for many years...

While I actually did not own a car for many years prior to this, I drove borrowed and rented motor vehicles-light weight manual transmission trucks, passenger cars, limited time on motorcycles, and...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,842
Posted By folder fanatic
As for my own unique adaptation to making my...

As for my own unique adaptation to making my Twenty more like a modern folding bike (i.e. Dahons), here is my own take on keeping the parts together when it is folded up:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-17-13, 12:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,842
Posted By folder fanatic
I did just the opposite. The money and work I...

I did just the opposite. The money and work I did on my own Twenty was worth it. I don't miss my Dahons at all.



Huh :)



Just beautiful! Great result. Yours looks almost like mine does....
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-17-13, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 397
Posted By folder fanatic
30 Years of Dahon Documentary

To demonstrate that I myself don't have a problem with Dahons-just actually owning one or two ;)-here is a short video documentary of the Dahon bicycle and it's people behind them:...
Forum: Folding Bikes 07-16-13, 11:18 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 13,135
Posted By folder fanatic
I can only speak for myself. I noted that you...

I can only speak for myself. I noted that you did not specify a budget or space limitations. Just a enthusiasm and a strong attraction to the folding bike's unique ability and means of collapsing...
Forum: Commuting 07-06-13, 03:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 885
Posted By folder fanatic
You Are No Longer Alone On The Road; What's Fueling The US Present Day Bike Boom?

".............millions of Americans are doing just that – having a sudden romance with their bicycles. From the cliffs of Santa Monica, Calif., to the canyons of Wall Street, Americans of all...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-05-13, 04:44 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,787
Posted By folder fanatic
There is nothing wrong with using a car & a...

There is nothing wrong with using a car & a bicycle together. Or a train and a bicycle, bus and a bicycle, ferry and a bicycle, taxi and a bicycle, whatever happens to be available at the time. ...
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