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Old 08-28-03, 07:38 AM
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Just thought I'd share the dream I had last night. I think it means I spend too much time on this board. I think the dream came from the "flight deck" post...

I was riding along in an MS 150 and came up on a rider whose bike was, at least, 22nd century. Apparently, instead of having a frame, his bike components were held together with energy bands. Additionally, instead of having a cyclocomputer, he had two 14" LCD penals branching off the hoods. The one on the left displayed more information than I knew existed (and, as dreams are prone to do, some of this information dealy with forces that have yet to be discovered). The one of the right had a satellite uplink and he was able to communicate in real-time video with trainers, family etc. he could also check stock quotes (buy Microsoft), e-mail, news, weather, etc. I was concerned about aerodynamics since the panels might act like wings. Apparently, the entire bike had some kind of shield that rendered such concerns moot. I think he said the whole thing weighed 3 pounds.

Don't know what else happened in the dream (right about that time, I woke up to realize my dog had thrown up in bed ), but I thought you all might like a glimpse of the future.
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Old 08-28-03, 07:45 AM
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hahaha..... that's too funny. the future american will be so busy that even his recreation time will be filled with distractions
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Hey Carl, is that Wired Dream or Wierd Dream?
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I think my carbon frame has some life in it still, but where can I buy one of those shielding devices to eliminate wind resistance? I want one!
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Hey Carl, is that Wired Dream or Wierd Dream
Supposed to be "wierd" but "wired" kinf of fits, don't it?



where can I buy one of those shielding devices to eliminate wind resistance?
I'll be sure to ask that guy tonight if O find him again
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Originally posted by CarlJStoneham
Supposed to be "wierd" but "wired" kinf of fits, don't it?
I don't know, I kind of thought the whole thing was
"wireless"


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What's wrong with the dog?


Anyway, people laugh, but with the cell phone technology today, you can do most of this stuff already. I can text message with my phone, and I have a GPSr on the bars.

Skin suits, aero everything, tapered helmets, etc has cut the wind down to almost nothing.

Power drinks, power gels, pre-ride and post-ride nutrition guidelines keep you, the motor, in top condition...

It's a whole new world!
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