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Forum: Commuting
08-23-09, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,818
Posted By fillthecup

From the opposite side of things...sometimes bike...

From the opposite side of things...sometimes bike shop customers DO know a thing or two, and sometimes there is some decent knowledge to be found on sites such as this.

From the customer side of...
Forum: Touring
09-09-08, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 816
Posted By fillthecup

By the end of a tour I'm in good shape, usually...

By the end of a tour I'm in good shape, usually not at the beginning. Getting your butt used to saddle time (and your saddle) is helpful. Good bike fit can go a long way too. Some of that...
Forum: Touring
07-22-08, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 418
Posted By fillthecup

Ken Kifer wrote a good article on how to make...

Ken Kifer wrote a good article on how to make inferences regarding routes from analyzing maps. Worth a read.

http://www.kenkifer.com/bikepages/touring/maps.htm
Forum: Touring
07-15-08, 10:01 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,717
Posted By fillthecup

Graduate research on mosquitoes, but am now...

Graduate research on mosquitoes, but am now beginning a transition to teaching.
Forum: Touring
04-17-08, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,303
Posted By fillthecup

I love my mirror, allows me to make sure the...

I love my mirror, allows me to make sure the people coming up behind me are giving me enough space. Comforting on long, narrow, winding roads.

I use a helmet mounted mirror, it works well, but I...
Forum: Touring
03-28-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,119
Posted By fillthecup

Strauss' 'Blue Danube'. Don't really know why,...

Strauss' 'Blue Danube'. Don't really know why, but it's nice.

Black Sabbath's 'Iron Man' comes to mind sometimes, when I'm pedaling up up up up while children in mini-vans and RV's gawk at me as...
Forum: Foo
03-09-08, 01:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,306
Posted By fillthecup

Happy bday! Happybdayhappybday!

Happy bday! Happybdayhappybday!
Forum: Touring
01-10-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By fillthecup

Yeah, I didn't do my research, and occasionally...

Yeah, I didn't do my research, and occasionally rode on restricted roads. The police eventually informed me of that (sans ticket), and I started using bike routes when I had to. But I have to say I...
Forum: Foo
01-10-08, 12:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By fillthecup

Helmet-cam montages from Germany/Switz.

Hello again peoples, it's been many moons.

I finally got around to editing more footage from my germany/switzerland tour last year, and figured I'd post links in both touring and Foo (the...
Forum: Touring
01-10-08, 12:03 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By fillthecup

Helmet-cam footage from Germany/Switz

Last summer I biked around Germany and Switzerland for a few weeks, taking hours of footage with my helmet cam as weather allowed. I've finally gotten around to editing some of it, I find the...
Forum: Foo
01-05-08, 11:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,052
Posted By fillthecup

I'm sorry for your loss PATH.

I'm sorry for your loss PATH.
Forum: Foo
11-01-07, 10:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,683
Posted By fillthecup

Sorry Mirona. I failed two classes while taking...

Sorry Mirona. I failed two classes while taking care of my grandad when he was failing. Just keep breathing, go on a walk with those crutches, then breathe some more after that.

I TA a few...
Forum: Foo
09-13-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 845
Posted By fillthecup

HAL9000. That staring eye. Just...staring.

HAL9000. That staring eye. Just...staring.
Forum: Foo
09-09-07, 09:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By fillthecup

erm...that wasn't the OP, that was max. ...

erm...that wasn't the OP, that was max.

And thanks BDG. I used to feel like a real chump for not being about casual hookups. Nice to get a thumbs up.
Forum: Foo
09-09-07, 11:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,339
Posted By fillthecup

I'm with the OP on this, and some of my friends...

I'm with the OP on this, and some of my friends have trouble understanding. For example: I went on a trip to Germany/Switzerland a few months ago. Several of my friends wanted to know if I'd tagged...
Forum: Foo
09-04-07, 10:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 922
Posted By fillthecup

Just finished watching six last night. Not...

Just finished watching six last night. Not pleased with where it's going, and the writing does seem stale. Still, there have been a few great one liners, janitor moments, etc.

Feel the same...
Forum: Foo
09-04-07, 10:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,463
Posted By fillthecup

I have a t-shirt that looks like a Star Trek...

I have a t-shirt that looks like a Star Trek uniform (next gen).

I also have a t-shirt from a family reunion that says 'Team Kane!' on it, makes people angry just to look at it.
Forum: Foo
08-26-07, 07:42 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 925
Posted By fillthecup

WOW. Been a while since I've seen DOS commands...

WOW. Been a while since I've seen DOS commands discussed. Totally awesome. That 'attrib' command was how my angst-filled adolescent self hid his porn ummmm TEN years ago. Waitaminute...I'm...
Forum: Foo
08-23-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 837
Posted By fillthecup

Happy day of the birthing Chica! I'll down a...

Happy day of the birthing Chica! I'll down a Cosmo in your honor tonight.
Forum: Foo
08-16-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 546
Posted By fillthecup

Happy b-day Ravenmore!

Happy b-day Ravenmore!
Forum: Foo
08-15-07, 03:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 599
Posted By fillthecup

I'll dig around, in high school mine was almost...

I'll dig around, in high school mine was almost down to my waist (think Conan the Barbarian). Also sported a ZZ-top beard. Good times.
Forum: Foo
08-14-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,025
Posted By fillthecup

I'd consider it cheating on his current wife. ...

I'd consider it cheating on his current wife. She should cut and run, or at least saunter.
And how COULD anyone fall in love with a knowingly false representation of someone else? I imagine...
Forum: Foo
08-14-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 599
Posted By fillthecup

Happy birthday, PhantomCow.

Happy birthday, PhantomCow.
Forum: Foo
08-14-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,025
Posted By fillthecup

Happy birthday PATH!

Happy birthday PATH!
Forum: Foo
08-09-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,999
Posted By fillthecup

Now there's a question for debate, is it rude to...

Now there's a question for debate, is it rude to be rude to rude people? Or is it appropriate to hold them accountable for their actions (fire with fire)?

From your description of this guy, I...
Forum: Foo
08-08-07, 12:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,120
Posted By fillthecup

That sums it up for me. That being said, the...

That sums it up for me. That being said, the transition to TRUE friends process suuuuucccckkkkeeeeddddd. I don't have that kind of energy anymore, so no more friendships after relationship for me...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-07, 09:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By fillthecup

Very cool stuff. I've wrapped my own bars...

Very cool stuff. I've wrapped my own bars before, and had my LBS do it, and in 2-3 months the tape works itself loose. I now notice that my new LBS built up Trek is wrapped left to right on both...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,046
Posted By fillthecup

Awwww...yeah. If you gotta change jumper...

Awwww...yeah. If you gotta change jumper settings to get a game working, you KNOW it's something special.

I'll jump back into this tomorrow, cooking for a RL GF at the moment. Didn't expect so...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 07:13 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,780
Posted By fillthecup

No doubts about you senor. I worked a few months...

No doubts about you senor. I worked a few months in Monteverde studying stingless bees (Trigona fulviventris) and squeezing bot flies out of cows. Among the best times of my life. When I visit...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 07:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,046
Posted By fillthecup

Ahhhh, my children. I am a king amongst the...

Ahhhh, my children. I am a king amongst the ranks of the old PC games (Ultima, Wolfenstein, D&D, Diablo and such and such). Grew up playing those things, STILL really good at configuring DOS to...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,780
Posted By fillthecup

More purple due to the bloodshot, and I can only...

More purple due to the bloodshot, and I can only just barely see through time.
Still, my name IS a pretty effective killing word.

Nerd alert!
Forum: Commuting
08-03-07, 01:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By fillthecup

Interesting stuff. I've been using cushy...

Interesting stuff. I've been using cushy Bontrager foam/gel tape. It's wrapped outside to in, starting from the bar-ends. Drop bars on a Trek 520, with clean handlebar surface beneath. Still, it...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 12:59 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,780
Posted By fillthecup

Anonymity doesn't just allow the meek to bark...

Anonymity doesn't just allow the meek to bark long and loud, it's also good for protecting one from the crazies. But I've blown mine before, and I am one of the crazies. John Kane here, studying...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 10:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,704
Posted By fillthecup

I understand that way of thinking Stacey. We're...

I understand that way of thinking Stacey. We're just as subject to the processes of Nature as anything else. But I still think it's horrible. The sadness of family and friends, the fear and...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-07, 09:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,348
Posted By fillthecup

Normal duration of bar tape?

Hola all. I have the darndest luck with my bar-tape, leading me to wonder...

What sort of bartape do you use, on what kind of handlebar, and how long does/should it last for you?

Mine seems to...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 09:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 346
Posted By fillthecup

Sorry man. I know the feeling.

Sorry man. I know the feeling.
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 08:54 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,262
Posted By fillthecup

FRANKENHOOKER! Well worth a watch. ...

FRANKENHOOKER! Well worth a watch.

Also...Earth Girls are Easy
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 08:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,704
Posted By fillthecup

That's horrifying just to hear about. Life can...

That's horrifying just to hear about. Life can be so unabashedly cruel sometimes.

Now go hug your loved ones, drink that expensive scotch you've been hoarding, and appreciate your place on this...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,166
Posted By fillthecup

Witnessed at a zoo... "Look, shutup! Everybody...

Witnessed at a zoo...
"Look, shutup! Everybody smile! <takes pic> SHUT UP! Look...we're going to have fun today!"

I've done many stupid things. As a kid I was practicing my very essential...
Forum: Foo
08-03-07, 07:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 613
Posted By fillthecup

Happy birthday slvoid!

Happy birthday slvoid!
Forum: Foo
08-01-07, 07:58 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,262
Posted By fillthecup

Man, you guys got most of 'em already. How's...

Man, you guys got most of 'em already.

How's about...Zardoz?
Jason X (upgraded cyberjason in SPACE!)
Freddy vs. Jason
Leprechaun (4 is also set in, you guessed it, SPACE!)
He-Man and the...
Forum: Foo
07-31-07, 01:37 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 4,233
Posted By fillthecup

I'm PMing Portis the next time I have a...

I'm PMing Portis the next time I have a relationship meltdown.

Very sorry, Serendipper. This kind of thing can just hollow a person out, words are comforting, but don't seem to speed up the...
Forum: Foo
07-31-07, 12:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 794
Posted By fillthecup

Happy birthday, you magnificent b@stard you.

Happy birthday, you magnificent b@stard you.
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 12:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 607
Posted By fillthecup

I'm nervous to start...but once I get going on a...

I'm nervous to start...but once I get going on a topic I'm interested in and knowledgable about (normally biology), I forget my nervousness and feel comfortable again.

I deal with large rooms by...
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 12:14 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 973
Posted By fillthecup

<edit> great googely moogely! Ya know, there...

<edit> great googely moogely!
Ya know, there should be a function whereby we can buy other BF-ers gift certificates and such and such, yeah? Would that be so wrong?
Happy B-day shnowy, you kick...
Forum: Foo
07-24-07, 12:35 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,469
Posted By fillthecup

My cat Scuba (17 years old so far). Errr..my...

My cat Scuba (17 years old so far).

Errr..my many inner demons also refuse to die. In fact, next year we're planning a trip to every major league baseball park.
Forum: Commuting
07-23-07, 08:38 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 6,923
Posted By fillthecup

3216 + 10 = 3226

3216 + 10 = 3226
Forum: Foo
07-23-07, 07:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 954
Posted By fillthecup

I get teased all the time, but they're so much...

I get teased all the time, but they're so much more comfortable on a hot day. I don't care if I get hollered at, and sometimes they're the flattering kind of holler. I do take into account local...
Forum: Foo
07-22-07, 05:32 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,376
Posted By fillthecup

Where does everything I use on a daily basis...

Where does everything I use on a daily basis actually come from, and how?
Forum: Foo
07-22-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,065
Posted By fillthecup

...or a raven like a writing desk?

...or a raven like a writing desk?
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