Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: frymaster
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.88 seconds.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 10:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 462
Posted By frymaster

sturmey archer s2c duomatic igh -- pre-first-ride advice?

my loving partner of many years has purchased for me a sturmey archer s2c duomatic (http://www.sturmey-archer.com/products/hubs/cid/7/id/55) wheelset. it's very fancy and i am keen to ride it soon......
11-29-11, 04:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 920
Posted By frymaster

i would submit that it doesn't 'get colder' in...

i would submit that it doesn't 'get colder' in edmonton... it just stays colder longer.

seriously, if i were you i'd just pick up the phone and call ebca and ask.
02-04-11, 08:19 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,873
Posted By frymaster

and if you had just said that in the first place,...

and if you had just said that in the first place, you wouldn't have sounded like some shrill evangelist harping about "thousands of factors"... and maybe, just maybe, would have gotten some headway...
02-03-11, 11:05 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,873
Posted By frymaster

whoa! where did you get that sentiment? all i did...

whoa! where did you get that sentiment? all i did was call you on some gross hyperbole and now you're super defensive and misrepresenting my statement. you have no idea what i think about helmets or...
02-03-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 3,873
Posted By frymaster

thousands? really? name six factors that...

thousands? really?

name six factors that are under your control and i'll be satisfied.
01-25-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By frymaster

well, pincott used to manually shovel paths...

well, pincott used to manually shovel paths before he became a councillor...

seriously, though, next big snow post a callout here and i'll show up with a shovel and maybe even a small posse.
01-12-11, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By frymaster

goddamn! that's an inspiration!

goddamn! that's an inspiration!
12-08-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By frymaster

really, i'm just loving the fact that for the...

really, i'm just loving the fact that for the first time in memory, toronto is making calgary look good. between rob ford and bill blair, i feel like we just deported all our rednecks and...
11-26-10, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,657
Posted By frymaster

i vote user error. clearly, since you live in new...

i vote user error. clearly, since you live in new westminster bc, you have no idea what people are talking about when they say 'winter'.
Forum: Commuting
11-24-10, 02:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,459
Posted By frymaster

it's worth noting that if cost is a major...

it's worth noting that if cost is a major concern, you can always opt to run a studded tire in the front only. it won't help you with getting traction on your power wheel, but if your primary concern...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,816
Posted By frymaster

or you can treat your partner as, you know, a...

or you can treat your partner as, you know, a partner and equal and come to a solution that addresses both of your concerns.
Forum: Commuting
10-21-10, 12:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,037
Posted By frymaster

then you should consider that officer bubbles is...

then you should consider that officer bubbles is getting wheat he deserved: you act like a bully, people push back.
Forum: Commuting
10-20-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,037
Posted By frymaster

absolutely not. their job is to follow due...

absolutely not. their job is to follow due procedure and treat citizens with respect. if they are incapable of doing that, they should find another line of work. saying 'the job is difficult' is no...
10-19-10, 10:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,352
Posted By frymaster

probably one of the twofish blocks:...

probably one of the twofish blocks: http://www.twofish.biz/bike.html

i ran an ld20 like this for years 'til the flashlight crapped out, then replaced it with another cree light of similar specs...
10-19-10, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,170
Posted By frymaster

wait... floyd landis still has fans?

wait... floyd landis still has fans?
10-19-10, 10:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,504
Posted By frymaster

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH5W1Z23wPg ...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OH5W1Z23wPg

again: ted shred 'ftw'.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-10, 11:33 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,037
Posted By frymaster

that, however, would require most cops to even...

that, however, would require most cops to even know the law they are charged with enforcing. go quiz some cop on the street about some of the only marginally less than obvious stuff about your local...
10-18-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 5,291
Posted By frymaster

i'm sorry... are you implying that the recent...

i'm sorry... are you implying that the recent increase in the popularity of cycling is directly due to the government painting some lines on the road?
Forum: Commuting
10-17-10, 11:23 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 5,037
Posted By frymaster

i don't think the cop is an idiot. i think he is...

i don't think the cop is an idiot. i think he is a bully. if he's that insecure or afraid he's probably not the person who should be carrying a taxpayer-funded gun.
10-15-10, 10:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

except, if 4chan shows up the results will be...

except, if 4chan shows up the results will be 278,000 votes or something like that, not 120. if you're going to run an ip-spoofing script, afterall, you're going to run it all day.
10-13-10, 02:39 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

i have spent so much of my life learning from my...

i have spent so much of my life learning from my mistakes that i now equate education with failure.
10-13-10, 12:50 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedant

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedant
10-11-10, 10:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

the key here, of course, is to "pre-eat". staff...

the key here, of course, is to "pre-eat". staff party at the bucket-o-blood rib house? scarf two clif bars in the parking lot for a fast 500 cals, then order the most outrageous drink on the menu as...
10-08-10, 01:30 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

doughnuts are usually deep fried in some sorta...

doughnuts are usually deep fried in some sorta animal fat and almost always contain egg or dairy.

however, if you're looking for some serious vegan bad-for-youness, i present the vegan...
10-07-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

well that will go out the window as soon as you...

well that will go out the window as soon as you find out that choclate creme oreos are accidentally vegan.
10-05-10, 02:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,148
Posted By frymaster

+1 in the age of the ubiquitous ipod and/or...

+1

in the age of the ubiquitous ipod and/or cellphone conversation, relying on an audio warning system in a mup or other mixed bike/pedestrian system is just a formula for getting annoyed or hurt....
Forum: Commuting
10-05-10, 11:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,557
Posted By frymaster

bingo. good and bad drivers come from all walks...

bingo. good and bad drivers come from all walks of life and demographic slices.

having said that, i am always wary of the u-haul. they often tend to be driven by people who
a) have never driven a...
10-01-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

there's lots of vegan breads available and bagels...

there's lots of vegan breads available and bagels are very often vegan (although be wary of sesame ones... sometimes they use an egg wash to stick them seeds on)

my solution was to buy a bread...
09-30-10, 03:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By frymaster

oh no, it's totally a terrifying product flaw....

oh no, it's totally a terrifying product flaw. here's why:

a) given the mounting options a shorter cable is almost always more useful than a longer one
b) never anywhere does l&m indicate that...
09-30-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 3,158
Posted By frymaster

bs is an animal product, so clearly no applicable...

bs is an animal product, so clearly no applicable here.
09-30-10, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By frymaster

actually, it's even easier just to return the...

actually, it's even easier just to return the damn thing. yes, a zip tie or whatever could do the job, but that's a kludge and i'd much rather have a system that works the way i want it to,...
09-28-10, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 842
Posted By frymaster

okay, then, i'll say it. i bought an l&m...

okay, then, i'll say it.

i bought an l&m stella 200 for the smoking good price of $180 and was feeling very pleased with my shopping savvy for scoring such a highly rated light... until i got the...
08-19-10, 09:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,310
Posted By frymaster

free shaves 500g off the weight of anything!

free shaves 500g off the weight of anything!
08-12-10, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,310
Posted By frymaster

man, you've got absolutely the biggest...

man, you've got absolutely the biggest one-sleeper tent i've ever seen! seriously, there's some weight savings to be had there...
08-03-10, 09:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By frymaster

i think he's saying the mtb was broken, actually.

i think he's saying the mtb was broken, actually.
07-30-10, 01:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 873
Posted By frymaster

oregon, actually.

oregon, actually.
07-30-10, 01:17 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,041
Posted By frymaster

sorry... did you just call lance armstrong a...

sorry... did you just call lance armstrong a "monkey"?

if so, then i feel justified in calling you a "troll".
07-30-10, 10:36 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,041
Posted By frymaster

i'm not entirely sure what it is you have against...

i'm not entirely sure what it is you have against lance armstrong or why you seem to be so anxious to see him go to jail.... however, the fact of the matter is that there really isn't a lot of...
07-15-10, 12:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By frymaster

fully agreed when it comes to pedalling, but i...

fully agreed when it comes to pedalling, but i submit there's a dramatic difference in ease of getting into and out of a cleated system. back in ye olde days i took at least a teeter-over fall a...
07-13-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By frymaster

lacks sufficient "urban cred" for inclusion in...

lacks sufficient "urban cred" for inclusion in the ssfg forum. response is discarded and will not be counted in future statistics.
07-13-10, 10:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By frymaster

and yet you only ever ride clipless, right? about...

and yet you only ever ride clipless, right? about 100% of the people i've talked to who bought dual-sided or large-platformed pedals so they could ride them without cleats never do.
07-12-10, 03:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,310
Posted By frymaster

oh please... canada is far larger than your...

oh please... canada is far larger than your average european nation and has a much smaller population. clearly the miles of highway to available tax dollar ratio here way lower than it is in holland...
07-12-10, 03:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,293
Posted By frymaster

don't stress. stopping and starting with clipless...

don't stress. stopping and starting with clipless is actually easier than messing around with straps.

the only real drawback you will find is when your cleats start to wear out and you suddenly...
07-03-10, 09:00 PM
Replies: 370
Views: 23,924
Posted By frymaster

and it's that time of year again... anyone know...

and it's that time of year again... anyone know where to find tdf on torrent? anyone?
06-18-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By frymaster

now *that's* the hot tip i was looking for!

now *that's* the hot tip i was looking for!
06-18-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By frymaster

a bunch of us did take over the bp on 17th avenue...

a bunch of us did take over the bp on 17th avenue for last weekend's england game quite successfully. the drawback was that the audio was way too low -- fine for football, but a disaster for the tdf.
06-17-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By frymaster

tdf showing in calgary

so, now that i've convinced my peer group that the world cup is dead dull compared to the tour they all want to know where in calgary they can go to watch said bicycle race in a public-ish setting.
...
05-06-10, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By frymaster

tomorrow has been upgraded by the shamans and...

tomorrow has been upgraded by the shamans and chicken-entrail-inspectors at environment canada to "partly cloudy". since this is the under-24-hour forecast, which i believe is done by going to the...
05-05-10, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 420
Posted By frymaster

the weather bunnies -- uh, i mean 'environment...

the weather bunnies -- uh, i mean 'environment canada' -- says 'freezing rain' for friday. actually, they say 'mixed precipitation', but we all know that's a bogus euphemism for 'freezing rain'......
04-26-10, 01:47 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,931
Posted By frymaster

you know i still use lynx... if for no other...

you know i still use lynx... if for no other reason than to make the young 'uns cringe.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.