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Forum: Foo
10-30-09, 12:55 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,202
Posted By sisyphus321

Try reformulating as 12V = (R1+R2)I = R1(I+0.18)...

Try reformulating as 12V = (R1+R2)I = R1(I+0.18) = R2(I+.11). Hint: what is I^2?
Forum: Foo
09-22-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,796
Posted By sisyphus321

Location = Redmond, WA. Heh.

Location = Redmond, WA. Heh.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-09, 02:01 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,469
Posted By sisyphus321

For 99 bucks more, this idiot is selling this ...

For 99 bucks more, this idiot is selling this

http://albuquerque.craigslist.org/bik/1337469658.html

http://images.craigslist.org/3m33pd3l85Od5Pc5S898m46958f946f52167b.jpg[/QUOTE]

"A true...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 10:25 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-09, 03:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,888
Posted By sisyphus321

We ought to make this subject a sticky. Wait...

We ought to make this subject a sticky.

Wait ... that doesn't sound right.
Forum: Foo
08-12-09, 02:50 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,852
Posted By sisyphus321

Barenaked Ladies, on July 18. So far, this is the...

Barenaked Ladies, on July 18. So far, this is the only posting in this thread that is even vaguely bicycle-related. Pie for anyone who knows why.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-09, 04:57 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,599
Posted By sisyphus321

A 60-65 year old man yelled "nice f**king ass" at...

A 60-65 year old man yelled "nice f**king ass" at me when I was waiting at a stoplight. I'm not sure if he was trying to be nice or encouraging though.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By sisyphus321

Of course! By anywhere from 0 to 0.1% faster!

Of course! By anywhere from 0 to 0.1% faster!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-09, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By sisyphus321

When did Trek change the 1200 design?

http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/bik/1156898467.html
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-08, 10:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 827
Posted By sisyphus321

Does that bike have a carbon fork? If so, be very...

Does that bike have a carbon fork? If so, be very careful to look for cracks.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 932
Posted By sisyphus321

At 100-120 km/week, you'll be fine. When you...

At 100-120 km/week, you'll be fine. When you start doing 2X or 3X that, you might want to get a road bike.

Just curious about your experiences with mountain biking. What happened? I ride on- and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-08, 02:49 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,778
Posted By sisyphus321

Yeah, I don't get the recommendation for Chicago...

Yeah, I don't get the recommendation for Chicago either. The winters are ridiculous (I know, I know, HTFU), no one respects the few bike lanes that exist, there are no hills ... The only positive I...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-16-08, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,005
Posted By sisyphus321

There's always Mount Prospect. Heh.

There's always Mount Prospect.

Heh.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,852
Posted By sisyphus321

Bike racks, health club in basement (with lockers...

Bike racks, health club in basement (with lockers & showers). Plus, I get to read BF over lunch :)

My boss is actually mildly supportive. My job is very sendentary and involves a lot of travel...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-08, 11:18 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 6,123
Posted By sisyphus321

In pockets: Clif bars or gels, i.e., things I may...

In pockets: Clif bars or gels, i.e., things I may want during the ride. Everything else in the seat wedge. I figue that something valuable (cell phone, keys) might accidently get dragged along & get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 843
Posted By sisyphus321

I use the crank-bros "candy" style pedals on both...

I use the crank-bros "candy" style pedals on both my mountain and road bikes. I have Lake-brand shoes which seem to have fairly stiff soles. The shoes and pedals are probably a little heavier than...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-05-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 6,086
Views: 258,343
Posted By sisyphus321

8/4: 10 mile ride, truncated because of the storm...

8/4: 10 mile ride, truncated because of the storm (tornado?) in Elmhurst/Schiller park Illinois. Made it back to my garage just as the cloudburst hit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-08, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 251
Posted By sisyphus321

I assume the Trek 2.1 has either 23 or 25 cm...

I assume the Trek 2.1 has either 23 or 25 cm tires. Around here (Chicago area), the rails to trails paths are typically pretty good, but soft- and washed-out spots aren't uncommon. You're probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-08, 11:52 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,633
Posted By sisyphus321

(Sorry EventServices - not directed at you)

(Sorry EventServices - not directed at you)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-08, 11:49 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,633
Posted By sisyphus321

No, here's a profile of Chicago: ** ...

No, here's a profile of Chicago:

** ' ''" ' '' ''" ' ' * * * *
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* ** * ''' " """" ''''""" " * ** ** *...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-07, 11:23 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,562
Posted By sisyphus321

Of course we gain weight. It's to keep us warm...

Of course we gain weight. It's to keep us warm while we're sleeping in our dens.

Oh wait ... that's bears.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-07, 11:11 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,912
Posted By sisyphus321

Stupid crap? Did I get that right? He was...

Stupid crap? Did I get that right?

He was riding a bicycle, damn it!

I wasn't on the ride, I wasn't right behind the poor guy who bought it that day, but what evidence do we have that he was...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-28-07, 11:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,596
Posted By sisyphus321

I-355, huh? Wonder if I should bring my road bike...

I-355, huh? Wonder if I should bring my road bike or my mountain bike :\
Forum: Great Lakes
08-16-07, 03:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,256
Posted By sisyphus321

I think the PP actually ends around Manheim road...

I think the PP actually ends around Manheim road in hillside. You can pick a different path up on the other side of Manheim, but my memory fails.

It sounds like a fun trip, but you're going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-07, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By sisyphus321

I do. Often with co-workers. I have an...

I do. Often with co-workers.

I have an office job. Fortunately, my employer has created space for a health club with locker room facilities, so changing/showering isn't an issue (more employers...
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