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08-12-11, 07:46 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,844
Posted By SoonerBent

It's been at least 6 or 7 years and many...

It's been at least 6 or 7 years and many thousands of miles since I've had a flat on the bicycle.

The motorcycle and cars are a different story. If I don't have at least a couple of flats a year...
Forum: Foo
08-11-11, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 297
Posted By SoonerBent

Thanks. Stupid me, I hadn't thought of scanning...

Thanks. Stupid me, I hadn't thought of scanning and backing up old papers. During a govt. background check they required my divorce papers from 20 years ago. I had to do some digging but I found the...
Forum: Foo
08-09-11, 01:50 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,248
Posted By SoonerBent

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/SoonerSoft...

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/SoonerSoftail/Key%20West%20Pics/KeyWest045.jpg
Key West. My favorite place on the planet!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-11, 08:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,439
Posted By SoonerBent

The last time I went down was close to 20 years...

The last time I went down was close to 20 years and many, many thousands of miles ago. Don't remember exactly which bike but it was probably my black Vitus 979. It was my first set of clipless pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-11, 06:34 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,855
Posted By SoonerBent

About 41 years. In 70 or so it started to be that...

About 41 years. In 70 or so it started to be that if you found me you also found my bike. In 72 a couple of teachers that raced got me and a couple of my buddies to start racing. Got tired of racing...
Forum: Foo
08-02-11, 07:58 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,771
Posted By SoonerBent

Yes I Do - Rascal Flatts When will the heat...

Yes I Do - Rascal Flatts

When will the heat stop?
Forum: Foo
08-02-11, 07:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 541
Posted By SoonerBent

I don't care what my dog and cats cost. They are...

I don't care what my dog and cats cost. They are well worth it in affection and entertainment value..
08-01-11, 06:39 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,407
Posted By SoonerBent

We have a three bed house and there's only the...

We have a three bed house and there's only the two of us. She uses one of the rooms for a sewing/craft room and I use the other for bikes and bike stuff.
Forum: Foo
07-29-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 1,771
Posted By SoonerBent

Legs - ZZ Top Which way is up?

Legs - ZZ Top

Which way is up?
07-27-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,310
Posted By SoonerBent

I had just pulled in at work one morning and was...

I had just pulled in at work one morning and was waiting out a heavy rain. Lightening hit the car next to me at the tip of the antenna. There was a baseball size hole in the fender where the antenna...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-11, 09:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 577
Posted By SoonerBent

There a a lot of 650c tire choices and tubes are...

There a a lot of 650c tire choices and tubes are plentiful - online. You might or might not find an LBS that keeps any. My advice, from experience, is to keep a spare tire and a couple of spare tubes...
Forum: Foo
07-21-11, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 22,092
Posted By SoonerBent

Amazing Rythym Aces Your New Riders...

Amazing Rythym Aces




Your New Riders Of The Purple Sage from page 16 was used on page one. So what. We're not expected to search X number of pages to make sure we're not duplicating anything.
07-21-11, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 599
Posted By SoonerBent

I have not and I'm sure the world is grateful!

I have not and I'm sure the world is grateful!
07-21-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 333
Views: 9,338
Posted By SoonerBent

I was so ticked this morning. I've been following...

I was so ticked this morning. I've been following the Tour on the live internet updates at work. Our internet server bit the dust this morning just as the second climb started. I didn't know that...
07-20-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,046
Posted By SoonerBent

On all of our "C" rides someone knowledgeable...

On all of our "C" rides someone knowledgeable brings up the rear. But one problem we do have a lot of is new people coming up to one of us at the end complaining "This is advertised as a 14 mph ride...
Forum: Foo
07-20-11, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 22,092
Posted By SoonerBent

Steely Dan

Steely Dan
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 707
Posted By SoonerBent

On the bicycle it's left front, right rear. My...

On the bicycle it's left front, right rear. My main mode of transportaion is a Harley. I've never had an issue with the brake lever positions on each machine being absolutely automatic for my brain....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-11, 08:01 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,749
Posted By SoonerBent

I'm an addict. I have a closet full of shorts,...

I'm an addict. I have a closet full of shorts, tights, jerseys, jackets, etc. I've never had a frame that did'nt get every component changed at least once while I owned it. And I've never kept a...
Forum: Foo
07-20-11, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 22,092
Posted By SoonerBent

T Rex

T Rex
Forum: Foo
07-19-11, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,397
Views: 22,092
Posted By SoonerBent

Hansen

Hansen
07-18-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,748
Posted By SoonerBent

Tubes? I don't understand the question. ...

Tubes? I don't understand the question.
Chain. More length means less time per ride bending around rings and cogs which is where the most wear occurs. So bent chains last longer.
Forum: Recumbent
07-18-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,515
Posted By SoonerBent

Probably most if not all the lower to mid range,...

Probably most if not all the lower to mid range, couple of years old or older recumbents you're going to find are going to be 8 speed cassettes. Bents have always seemed to be a generation behind...
Forum: Foo
07-18-11, 07:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 511
Posted By SoonerBent

Good reason fo me to never go to Tokyo. I can't...

Good reason fo me to never go to Tokyo. I can't stand the push to get out of a plane when they open the door. That looks 1000 times worse.
06-24-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,982
Posted By SoonerBent

All my crashes have been operator error. Years...

All my crashes have been operator error. Years ago in the sew-up age you occasionally saw a tire roll off a rim in a hard corner. When bonded aluminum/carbon fiber frames first came out I saw a...
06-24-11, 07:33 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,156
Posted By SoonerBent

This set-up wasn't a suspension seatpost like a...

This set-up wasn't a suspension seatpost like a hydraulic. It was to let you put your seat down for "stand-up" trails and then have it come right back to your set height when done.
06-12-11, 06:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,527
Posted By SoonerBent

A batch of bad tubes can happen. A few years ago...

A batch of bad tubes can happen. A few years ago I bought two new Continental Gran Prix tires and three new Continental tubes. I put the tires and tubes on and took the third tube as a spare. Also...
Forum: Foo
06-10-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,442
Posted By SoonerBent

Except for my being 52 this describes my...

Except for my being 52 this describes my perfectly. I just don't do well talking to people in person.
Forum: Recumbent
06-09-11, 08:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,428
Posted By SoonerBent

Reminds me of my first test ride. I went to the...

Reminds me of my first test ride. I went to the local LBS that carries Bacchetta and got on a Strada. The first lap around the back lot, which was broken up by many stops due to my inability to...
06-07-11, 03:15 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 11,052
Posted By SoonerBent

I remember well when Cannondale pretty much had a...

I remember well when Cannondale pretty much had a frame and the difference was the group hung on it. I wanted a new one really bad but the local Cannondale dealer was a guy I wouldn't take free gold...
Forum: Recumbent
06-07-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 267
Views: 22,406
Posted By SoonerBent

I love how the OP uses one of the heaviest,...

I love how the OP uses one of the heaviest, longest bents to make the point that bents aren't efficient. I'm just coming back from a couple of years off a bike but from two to six years ago I had a...
06-02-11, 09:10 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 19,604
Posted By SoonerBent

52 180 to 190 5'7"

52
180 to 190
5'7"
Forum: Foo
05-25-11, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 366,588
Posted By SoonerBent

Love The One Your With - Stephen Stills

Love The One Your With - Stephen Stills
Forum: Foo
05-25-11, 06:57 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 5,605
Posted By SoonerBent

Here's my newer baby.

http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx84/SoonerSoftail/MC%20Pics/HeritageSide.jpg

This is actually an older picture. It now has the windshield back on, a leather trunk bag and a 30s style light on...
Forum: Foo
11-30-09, 08:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 525
Posted By SoonerBent

My daughter and only child was with my first...

My daughter and only child was with my first wife. During most of her late teens/early twenties she wouldn't speak to me. As she was attending classes for her Masters Degree in Social Counseling she...
Forum: Foo
09-04-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By SoonerBent

Oops! I do have some plans for Saturday. FOOTBALL...

Oops! I do have some plans for Saturday. FOOTBALL IS HERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Forum: Foo
09-04-09, 08:10 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 4,120
Posted By SoonerBent

Football...

Football tomorrow!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:
Forum: Foo
09-04-09, 07:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,376
Posted By SoonerBent

My wife is extremely quiet and shy. I don't think...

My wife is extremely quiet and shy. I don't think she could flirt if her life depended on it. Fine with me.
Forum: Foo
09-04-09, 07:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 683
Posted By SoonerBent

No solid plans for Sat. or Sun. Depends on the...

No solid plans for Sat. or Sun. Depends on the weather. Probably some quality boat time.
Monday-Group ride @7:30 then I'm going to go pick up my wife (she has to work:() and take her to lunch on...
Forum: Foo
09-04-09, 07:35 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,390
Posted By SoonerBent

We left Chase a couple of months ago. They...

We left Chase a couple of months ago. They started posting AUTOMATIC payroll deposits days after the deposit was made causing some of my bills, also automatic, to be paid from "insufficient" funds....
Forum: Foo
09-03-09, 12:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,661
Posted By SoonerBent

The 80s have started?

The 80s have started?
Forum: Foo
09-03-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By SoonerBent

I knew it!

I knew it!
Forum: Foo
09-03-09, 07:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By SoonerBent

STRESSSSSSS!!! Just need to release.

Starting last week my assistant and I have been in the interview process for Govt. security clearance. This entails an investigator doing a personal interview (5 hours) and then interviewing pretty...
Forum: Foo
08-25-09, 02:48 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,704
Posted By SoonerBent

After reading all the posts I'm almost afraid to...

After reading all the posts I'm almost afraid to make my own. But, in answer to the original question. I don't know. I like to keep an open mind and there are a lot of accounts of pretty solid people...
Forum: Foo
08-25-09, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By SoonerBent

OK Tom, I now hate you. Just kidding. We go to...

OK Tom, I now hate you. Just kidding. We go to Key West in April for a couple of weeks every year. This year life happened and we didn't get to go. I am in MAJOR WITHDRAWAL. Can't wait until next...
Forum: Foo
08-25-09, 02:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,298
Posted By SoonerBent

Math, math and more math. For some reason our...

Math, math and more math. For some reason our Creator decided to bless me with an absolutely logical, mathmatical mind. And not much else.
Forum: Foo
08-25-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 3,696
Posted By SoonerBent

How do you design and build a multi-billion...

How do you design and build a multi-billion dollar stadium and end up with a scoreboard so low that decent punts will hit it. Of course it had to be in Texas. LOL:lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Foo
08-24-09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,454
Posted By SoonerBent

In this case I don't really know. I also don't...

In this case I don't really know. I also don't know how no one, or at least a lot of people, didn't see police cars sitting and watching. I wasn't there, just got a lot of posts on our local club...
Forum: Foo
08-23-09, 04:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,454
Posted By SoonerBent

Very Expensive Day For Some Local Cyclists

There is a town called Jones just to the east of OKC. It's frequented by a lot of individual cyclists and group rides because the surrounding areas provide a number of fairly wooded and pretty flat...
Forum: Foo
08-23-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,072
Posted By SoonerBent

I don't even dream about it. I can't even win at...

I don't even dream about it. I can't even win at local MC poker runs. The lottery? Ain't gonna happen for me.
Forum: Foo
08-21-09, 07:15 AM
Replies: 19,565
Views: 366,588
Posted By SoonerBent

Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers

Long Train Running - Doobie Brothers
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