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    I'm shocked that you're going ahead with the suit...

    I'm shocked that you're going ahead with the suit and trying to get them fired. It sounds like you came to the same conclusion as the "dim-wit" case worker - that having a car is in the best...
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    Sticky: To line up the columns: when done editing, ...

    To line up the columns: when done editing, hi-light the entire post, click the font button and select courier new.
    Or, (using square brackets instead of &), put &font=courier new& at the front of...
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    Yeah, thanks, I may do that kind of home mashup.

    Yeah, thanks, I may do that kind of home mashup.
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    Sticky: borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587)...

    borosen____________________________ 5225 (7587) [131/133]
    augustgarage(CA)___________________ 4872.1 (6689.8 total) [128/128]
    f1xedgear(NC)______________________ 4756 [116]...
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    Thanks, but it spoils the ventilation.

    Thanks, but it spoils the ventilation.
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    Congrats and all the best.

    Congrats and all the best.
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    Broader, more solid helmet visor. I have strong...

    Broader, more solid helmet visor. I have strong prescription glasses and wear clip-on sunglasses, and in my riding position with my head a bit down, a lot of morning sunlight comes around the visor...
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    Assault is a criminal offence. Hit and run is a...

    Assault is a criminal offence. Hit and run is a criminal offence.
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    To me that sounds like some spurs where the valve...

    To me that sounds like some spurs where the valve hole is drilled through the rim.
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    Why two buildings? Why not an all-in-one complex?...

    Why two buildings? Why not an all-in-one complex?

    Actually the 20th century modern architect Le Corbusier had a vision for a city consisting of "skyscrapers in a park". Unfortunately what we...
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    what gave you that idea?

    what gave you that idea?
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    I found a tiny metal spur with my finger tip in...

    I found a tiny metal spur with my finger tip in one of my rims.
  13. Are you sure about that 60%? It sounds very high.

    Are you sure about that 60%? It sounds very high.
  14. To anticipate a couple of other newbie issues....

    To anticipate a couple of other newbie issues. Don't be too alarmed if whatever bike you get has toe overlap, where your toe touches the front tire during slow speed turns. Lots of bikes have that...
  15. Like others I prefer the one without suspension...

    Like others I prefer the one without suspension (Trek). Suspension just adds weight and slows you down, and with the seat far back like that, most of your weight will be over the rear wheel and...
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    Rare Saturday assignment. Probably here from 9...

    Rare Saturday assignment. Probably here from 9 'til noon. Since I'm at my 'old' office site, it's a good opportunity to colour in a bit more of the far side of the map on the way home.
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    I bike commute 70 miles per week for 3 seasons a...

    I bike commute 70 miles per week for 3 seasons a year and use public transit the rest of the time. I walk, bike and/or drive for errands on weekends. My weekend riding could be anywhere from 0-30...
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    I had a two stage injury - this was about in '96....

    I had a two stage injury - this was about in '96.

    First I crashed while mountain biking, trying to do a low-speed jump over a load of gravel dumped on the trail. My front wheel nose-dived into a...
  19. There's some very minimalist equipment of that...

    There's some very minimalist equipment of that sort near my old office: that's rowing machine in the foreground and an eliptical by the people, with yellow footplates and handles visible above their...
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    Seven loops of Poplar Plains Rd. hill to work on...

    Seven loops of Poplar Plains Rd. hill to work on fitness yesterday. Some random other guy (also a greybeard, like me) doing a longer loop, kept up with me, so I'm not that fast. However I got the...
  21. Sounds good. However, although you exercise...

    Sounds good. However, although you exercise regularily, you also mentioned in another thread, that you never walk anywhere if you can avoid it, so one concern for you with all the non-weight...
  22. Slow weight loss is probably also better...

    Slow weight loss is probably also better physiologically, to allow the body time to adapt to a new homeostasis.
  23. What a joke - they won a mileage prize by...

    What a joke - they won a mileage prize by drafting a Ford Excursion, but they didn't include the Excursion's gas.
  24. I'm a car light bike commuter. I don't track my...

    I'm a car light bike commuter. I don't track my cycling costs, although I did a few years ago. I think it was three or four hundred dollars a year, including amortized bike purchases, but I bike to...
  25. I only go to a fitness gym when I'm in a hotel...

    I only go to a fitness gym when I'm in a hotel and it's included, but I usually end up on the bike :rolleyes:

    We have a court type of gym at work and I sometimes play badminton there. That's a...
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