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Forum: Great Lakes
07-28-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 442
Posted By ilmooz

Seat Pack Found

Anyone who lost a seat pack on Thursday, July 28, on the North Branch Trail can send me a private message describing it and its contents to claim it.
Forum: Commuting
06-23-11, 06:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,244
Posted By ilmooz

You could look at it as a good thing that he was...

You could look at it as a good thing that he was there. If the lane was clear and someone timing that green light was approaching at speed the outcome could have been worse.
Forum: Introductions
06-22-11, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 245
Posted By ilmooz

That's a nice bike to re-energize your riding....

That's a nice bike to re-energize your riding. Welcome to the forums.
Forum: Commuting
05-06-10, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 625
Posted By ilmooz

It's likely better than your Sears bike, and at...

It's likely better than your Sears bike, and at $249 with free shipping it looks like a decent choice for a self-admitted cheapskate. Cheap bikes serve a good purpose by tactilely demonstrating their...
04-29-10, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,835
Posted By ilmooz

Conti Gatorskins or Top Contacts. There's a Gator...

Conti Gatorskins or Top Contacts. There's a Gator Hardshell too, which I haven't tried but sounds to be even more puncture resistant.
04-28-10, 03:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 603
Posted By ilmooz

+1 Or forget the front wheel and wheelie...

+1

Or forget the front wheel and wheelie home if necessary. That's how Evel Knievel got started.

Unicycle: mandatory.
04-28-10, 03:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,778
Posted By ilmooz

An "on your left" from me often garners a glance...

An "on your left" from me often garners a glance over the left shoulder from the person I'm about to pass along with inadvertently veering left while doing so. That's why I sometimes wait until I'm...
Forum: Great Lakes
04-28-10, 03:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 773
Posted By ilmooz

http://villagecycle.com...

http://villagecycle.com (http://villagecycle.com/)

I'd recommend Village Cycle for it's knowledgeable sales staff and wide selection of bikes to choose from, and she can also snatch up a pretty...
04-27-10, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,187
Posted By ilmooz

This is worse than when Elaine hit Ping when he...

This is worse than when Elaine hit Ping when he was delivering Kramer's big flat noodle.
Forum: Commuting
04-27-10, 02:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 228
Posted By ilmooz

That should be occurring on the North Branch...

That should be occurring on the North Branch Trail:

http://www.fpdcc.com/downloads/nbn_trailmap.pdf

Yes, it's nicely paved throughout.

Good luck! Can't join you myself since I'll be busy...
Forum: Commuting
04-27-10, 02:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By ilmooz

That Dymo label just might jinx you. Beware the...

That Dymo label just might jinx you. Beware the inevitable tip-over!
04-27-10, 02:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 751
Posted By ilmooz

Yow! I was actually able to spell out this entire...

Yow! I was actually able to spell out this entire sentence with my alphabet soup during lunch this afternoon. I even had a hyphen. Who'd a thunk?
04-26-10, 04:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,276
Posted By ilmooz

You're on to something here...

You're on to something here...
04-24-10, 10:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,561
Posted By ilmooz

What would be ironic is if the guy delayed coming...

What would be ironic is if the guy delayed coming out of the pizza place because he saw that he couldn't get back into his parked car since you were six inches away from it blocking the driver's...
04-24-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,276
Posted By ilmooz

Half of those fools don't even have batteries in...

Half of those fools don't even have batteries in their iPods. They're too self-aggrandizing to notice that noise in their ears is only the wind howling through their heads. The other iPod-less half...
04-24-10, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 839
Posted By ilmooz

Your interest in riding might soon fizzle if you...

Your interest in riding might soon fizzle if you settle for a "comfort" bike that you think is as equally uncomfortable as it is comfortable. How about expanding your search beyond the comfort bike...
04-22-10, 08:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 817
Posted By ilmooz

Were these two of the Kardashians, by any chance?...

Were these two of the Kardashians, by any chance?

Call 911 and report it. That gives police cause to stop the vehicle if they see it and determine if further action is warranted.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By ilmooz

Thank you everyone for your replies. I...

Thank you everyone for your replies.

I mistakenly went with published data regarding the spoke count of my R550s as being 20 front, 24 rear - they're actually older wheels with a 16 front, 20 rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-10, 05:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,105
Posted By ilmooz

Easton EA90 SL vs EA90 SLK

My question regards choosing between the EA90 SL or EA90 SLX as an upgrade for my current Shimano 550 wheels. Perhaps someone experienced with these wheels or more knowledgable can help guide me.
...
Forum: Commuting
03-22-10, 02:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By ilmooz

Not enough people have seen early season episodes...

Not enough people have seen early season episodes of "All in the Family" and "Sanford & Son" to appreciate how entertaining non-political correctness can be.

Or is that political un-correctness?
...
Forum: Introductions
03-22-10, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By ilmooz

Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
Forum: Great Lakes
03-17-10, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By ilmooz

If you're able to come back Sunday afternoon and...

If you're able to come back Sunday afternoon and post this same news I'll be very grateful. Let's hope the weatherman is wrong.
12-27-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 987
Posted By ilmooz

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

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tire
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Para_rubber_tree
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-09, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 485
Posted By ilmooz

Try some puncture resistant clincher tires along...

Try some puncture resistant clincher tires along the lines of Continental Ultra Gatorskins or Top Contacts.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-09, 07:38 AM
Forum: Introductions
12-19-09, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 203
Posted By ilmooz

Welcome to the forums.

Welcome to the forums.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-09, 08:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,899
Posted By ilmooz

My '69 Schwinn Sting-Ray. It suffered a terrible...

My '69 Schwinn Sting-Ray. It suffered a terrible fate when I butchered it up in 1978 to transform it as best I could into a BMX bike before selling it for $20.
11-27-09, 06:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 776
Posted By ilmooz

Damn, they look nice, but eight double spokes?...

Damn, they look nice, but eight double spokes? Under my 205 lbs. I'd worry that they'd fold up on me faster than Superman on laundry day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-09, 06:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,687
Posted By ilmooz

Often when I'm waiting for a safe opportunity to...

Often when I'm waiting for a safe opportunity to pass on MUPs I find the person ahead of me will soon start spitting once they're aware of me. I'm assuming they think I'm drafting them, even though I...
11-21-09, 09:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By ilmooz

ABC Action News posted a recent follow-up on the...

ABC Action News posted a recent follow-up on the vehicle involved in the incident.

http://www.thestudiotour.com/ush/studiotour/transportationdept/animalhouse.jpg
11-21-09, 09:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 602
Posted By ilmooz

http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Youn...

http://images.fanpop.com/images/image_uploads/Young-Frankenstein-mel-brooks-118230_340_255.jpg
Only if Marty Feldman was piloting it.
11-12-09, 09:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,053
Posted By ilmooz

Living the life of a jobless liberal starving...

Living the life of a jobless liberal starving artist contemplating where you're going to have your next tattoo or body piercing placed can spur you on to accomplish great things despite being poised...
11-11-09, 05:36 AM
Forum: Commuting
10-23-09, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 340
Posted By ilmooz

Must have been a country squirrel. City squirrels...

Must have been a country squirrel. City squirrels are more adept at avoiding squishings.

Lucky you didn't actually break anything, or worse.
10-23-09, 07:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,494
Posted By ilmooz

Oh, don't kid yourself. They love it. :)

Oh, don't kid yourself. They love it. :)
10-23-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,197
Posted By ilmooz

There's no lane available to change into....

There's no lane available to change into. Wellington is a one lane one-way street, and Damen is a two lane street, one lane in each direction. It must have occurred on Damen since that is the CTA bus...
Forum: Commuting
10-21-09, 07:06 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,377
Posted By ilmooz

The event definitely sounds like a precursor for...

The event definitely sounds like a precursor for hump day. :)
10-15-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,303
Posted By ilmooz

Fortunately, you're in Finland and therefore...

Fortunately, you're in Finland and therefore ineligible for jury selection should this suit go to trial. You won't have the opportunity to act on your preconceived notions of the totality of case...
10-14-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,303
Posted By ilmooz

No, or I wouldn't have expounded on the topic.

No, or I wouldn't have expounded on the topic.
10-14-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,303
Posted By ilmooz

There's no disagreement that it's not a frivolous...

There's no disagreement that it's not a frivolous lawsuit, but no, I don't think 1.5 million is reasonable compensation for a body check onto the sidewalk. If you or I had done that and were sued for...
10-13-09, 12:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,303
Posted By ilmooz

Feel free to chip in more if you like. I'm sure...

Feel free to chip in more if you like. I'm sure your personal check will be accepted. :)
10-13-09, 12:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 817
Posted By ilmooz

I rolled right over one of those leashes once...

I rolled right over one of those leashes once with the dog owner walking on the left side of the trail and her poodle on the right side. I was astonished at the flurry of profanities spewing from...
10-12-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,748
Posted By ilmooz

Agreed, but I also like a casual ride with the...

Agreed, but I also like a casual ride with the wife once in a while too. I consider those my recovery rides even though I don't tell her that.
10-12-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By ilmooz

It might be an occasion to take an introspective...

It might be an occasion to take an introspective look to see if, in fact, the specific circumstances dictated that you probably should "get out of the way" and "move over". Whenever I see families...
10-11-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,492
Posted By ilmooz

What kind of liquor store sells motor oil? KC...

What kind of liquor store sells motor oil? KC boozers must be a little freaky.
10-09-09, 06:10 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,492
Posted By ilmooz

He disobeyed the officer, evaded him, then...

He disobeyed the officer, evaded him, then resisted arrest. It's no surprise the pepper spray and use of force made an appearance. It's also no surprise the title of this A&S thread is misconstrued.
10-08-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,517
Posted By ilmooz

Illegal.

Illegal.
Forum: Commuting
10-07-09, 03:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 701
Posted By ilmooz

I'd rather read the Penthouse Forum version of...

I'd rather read the Penthouse Forum version of this story. Can't you spice it up a little?
Forum: Commuting
10-06-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,501
Posted By ilmooz

Squirrels around here have been very good about...

Squirrels around here have been very good about getting the heck out of my way all year. Chipmunks, on the other hand, seem brainless and bent on self destruction.
Forum: Commuting
10-05-09, 06:26 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 4,425
Posted By ilmooz

Your position continues to revolve around...

Your position continues to revolve around speculation before all the facts are known, and you obviously prefer to give the benefit of doubt to the gentleman hanging around a construction site at 2:00...
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