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Forum: Foo
10-11-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,264
Posted By alexanderaf

Woohoo! High Fructose Corn Syrup is safe again!

I saw this on tv...
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YE5aSUcU3YA



Don't put that soft drink down just yet, child!
http://www.moonbattery.com/archives/fat_child.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 12:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By alexanderaf

By the way this happened at Cassady on 5th avenue...

By the way this happened at Cassady on 5th avenue in Columbus.
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 12:18 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By alexanderaf

I was out of line with my OP. You have to...

I was out of line with my OP. You have to understand there's been a lot going on and it's been stressful. It's just when you see a mom and her 10 and 17 yo kids and a mob throwing rocks at your house...
Forum: Foo
08-26-08, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,018
Posted By alexanderaf

White Flight [Graphic]

My parents are moving...

I was outside at my parent's house helping my dad with yardwork. A loose pitbull ran into our yard and went straight after my dog, Buddy. He latched onto Buddy's face and...
08-13-08, 07:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,942
Posted By alexanderaf

I think we can all learn a lesson here. Do not...

I think we can all learn a lesson here. Do not veer in front of a semi-truck on the freeway.
Forum: Foo
08-12-08, 06:18 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,891
Posted By alexanderaf

Yes...and it ended up akward after we broke up....

Yes...and it ended up akward after we broke up. Then she started dating my coworker and they both behaved like normal around me, then talked behind my back about how funny it was I had no clue...
...
07-31-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 882
Posted By alexanderaf

Good luck and share the road. Keep to the...

Good luck and share the road. Keep to the right-hand-side unless passing another cyclist or making a left turn and you should be fine.
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,651
Posted By alexanderaf

Interesting, lol! Near the beach (where...

Interesting, lol!

Near the beach (where most towns the median income is $100,000k), no one even thought to touch the bike. Move it to Compton and sure enough...


I've had 3 cars broken into...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,741
Posted By alexanderaf

Good idea...I didn't think about the jackstands....

Good idea...I didn't think about the jackstands. I've got a spacious garage so I won't ever have to move my car. Thanks!
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 748
Posted By alexanderaf

When I finished my very first century, I didn't...

When I finished my very first century, I didn't padded lycras or anything. It was just boxers and shorts. My nuts were not feeling good! For my next, I bought lycras that happened to be padded. I...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-08, 07:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,741
Posted By alexanderaf

"Livin the Dream" I was told...

I work at Wright Patterson AFB, and every weekday morning a line of cars will form at the gates. The gateguards will check their IDs and let them in.

It was a gorgeous day outside, and I rode my...
Forum: Commuting
07-15-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,923
Posted By alexanderaf

39 mph...pretty good for flat Ohio!

39 mph...pretty good for flat Ohio!
Forum: Commuting
07-13-08, 07:18 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 7,808
Posted By alexanderaf

Are flashlights illegal? I carry a 5-cell MagLite...

Are flashlights illegal? I carry a 5-cell MagLite made of aircraft aluminum in my car. I carry it just in case I'm attacked to 'see' :D


...
07-12-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 975
Posted By alexanderaf

Be sure to wear a t-shirt that reads on the back...

Be sure to wear a t-shirt that reads on the back "Like that rush-hour traffic?", "$4.00/gallon", or "$700 Billion to Saudi Arabia every year" as you pass the idle traffic. A T-shirt will keep you...
07-12-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,852
Posted By alexanderaf

Coincidentally there is a Christopher Thompson on...

Coincidentally there is a Christopher Thompson on Mandeville Canyon Road after a simple White Pages search. I imagine with that information so easily available there is already a protest mounting...
07-12-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,852
Posted By alexanderaf

I found a review online for our Dr. Christopher...

I found a review online for our Dr. Christopher Thompson on Vitals.com. Apparently he wasn't that good...


http://www.vitals.com/doctor/profile/1053491886
Forum: Commuting
07-12-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,772
Posted By alexanderaf

I've looked into the Respra Sportster mask, but...

I've looked into the Respra Sportster mask, but it is not a NIOSH mask. There are plenty of NIOSH masks on the market...you may find them at a hardware store.
Forum: Commuting
07-12-08, 07:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,436
Posted By alexanderaf

What you will not see in America...

This kind of rush hour traffic!



Congestion in Copenhagen! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYajXN4pPHI&feature=related)



:)
07-12-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 419
Posted By alexanderaf

Any progress in the bicycling community is good...

Any progress in the bicycling community is good enough for me. Afterall, I'd much rather see that article floating around than this...

China discourages bicycling...
07-12-08, 07:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,923
Posted By alexanderaf

I've been to Copenhagen. I spent a lot of time...

I've been to Copenhagen. I spent a lot of time there studying 'Wind Turbine Design' for my Aero degree. They had some very good bike programs there! They had a city-shared bicycle program. You could...
07-12-08, 07:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By alexanderaf

I think that is an excellent plan. It not only...

I think that is an excellent plan. It not only addresses the 'car door' problem, but you don't have to deal with people parking in bike lanes, road debree in bike lanes, left-turn traffic not looking...
07-12-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,916
Posted By alexanderaf

If people did do the things Michaelbe said, like...

If people did do the things Michaelbe said, like moving closer to work or working closer to home, or buying a fuel efficient car (maybe not now, but within the next decade), they would save on gas....
07-12-08, 04:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,823
Posted By alexanderaf

I didn't know non-violent teens beat complete...

I didn't know non-violent teens beat complete strangers with baseball bats...did you?
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 08:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,154
Posted By alexanderaf

Oh...and 93 octane gas. It takes some getting...

Oh...and 93 octane gas. It takes some getting used to to stomach!
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,154
Posted By alexanderaf

I eat cheap but healthy. Actually, I try to keep...

I eat cheap but healthy. Actually, I try to keep myself under $25/wk with groceries. Here's what I typically buy...

- Quaker Simple Harvest Oatmeal (has a $1.00 off coupon in the box...runs about...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 796
Posted By alexanderaf

I think the super flash would be good! I always...

I think the super flash would be good! I always like to be seen from behind. The air horn would be nice, but if someone cuts you off, he'll be long gone by the time you find the horn!
07-11-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 906
Posted By alexanderaf

We should all keep our bikes in the garage where...

We should all keep our bikes in the garage where they belong and stick to big, safe SUVs...


http://k53.pbase.com/u44/maxgts/upload/28340510.xterrarollover_0002e.jpg
07-11-08, 09:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,163
Posted By alexanderaf

Hell, they were right. If you want to save on...

Hell, they were right. If you want to save on gas, buy a bike.

Of course people will think such a suggestion is audacious, but I'd feel the same way about wasting my money on 20 gallons every...
Forum: Commuting
07-08-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,017
Posted By alexanderaf

http://www.thickstunalex.smugmug.com/photos/681314...

http://www.thickstunalex.smugmug.com/photos/68131401_BpMoy-L.jpg
Forum: Commuting
07-08-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 8,017
Posted By alexanderaf

That's a really nice bike! What the heck is that...

That's a really nice bike! What the heck is that orange thing in front of it though?
Forum: Commuting
07-08-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,213
Posted By alexanderaf

Is the environment a concern when commuting?

I know many of us bike to work to keep in shape and save money on gas, but how many of you do it out of concern over the environment as a factor? Here's an interesting video to put things into...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-08, 07:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By alexanderaf

That second trail looks awesome! Except people...

That second trail looks awesome! Except people drive like morons on Topanga Canyon Blvd...at least from what I remember :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 10:42 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 12,492
Posted By alexanderaf

She may not bike but I like her legs... ...

She may not bike but I like her legs...

http://www.repubblica.it/2006/08/gallerie/gente/le-top-gambe/este_27193121_31_big.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 10:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 388
Posted By alexanderaf

Anyone in Los Angeles?

I have until April 2009 until I get stationed at Los Angeles AFB from Dayton, Ohio, but I already am planning trails. Think I'm excited?

I loved Palos Verdes when I visited a month back, but I...
07-07-08, 09:07 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,551
Posted By alexanderaf

I have probably 2-3 drinks 3-5 times a night. I...

I have probably 2-3 drinks 3-5 times a night. I drink good beer or red wine. That's probably the most I want to drink to not be considered a heavy drinker. I'm thin, I exercise all the time and feel...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 860
Posted By alexanderaf

"Do you want to fly with me? Off we...

"Do you want to fly with me? Off we go!!!"
07-06-08, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By alexanderaf

Updated with pics (see OP)! I'm disassembling the...

Updated with pics (see OP)! I'm disassembling the bike piece by piece and cleaning it day by day.
07-06-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By alexanderaf

I'll get some pics...I've been working and I have...

I'll get some pics...I've been working and I have a 12 shift today!
07-04-08, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 810
Posted By alexanderaf

Found a 1971 Peugeot

I was doing some work at my parent's house when I found a dirty, dusty bicycle hanging on the wall in the garage. I looked closer, and it was a 1971 Peugeot bicycle. Apparently my mom hasn't ridden...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,120
Posted By alexanderaf

Growing up in the suburbs changed a lot for me......

Growing up in the suburbs changed a lot for me...

My parents and I moved to Reynoldsburg, Ohio (a suburb east of Columbus city) in 1985. At that time, Reynoldsburg was the suburban sprawl outside...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-08, 06:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,441
Posted By alexanderaf

I have a pretty much unwritten rule for myself. ...

I have a pretty much unwritten rule for myself.

If my commute is within a mile, I'll just walk. The effort of taking the bike and locking it, etc is just not worth the hassle.

Anything...
Forum: Commuting
07-03-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,850
Posted By alexanderaf

All I saw were a couple of cars and some man...

All I saw were a couple of cars and some man riding on a bike? He's on the road, where's his car / truck / SUV? :eek:
Forum: Commuting
07-02-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,710
Posted By alexanderaf

Ahhhh

Ahhhh
Forum: Commuting
07-02-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,710
Posted By alexanderaf

You're joking, right? Or are you flicking these...

You're joking, right? Or are you flicking these people off because they did something wrong? Or are you just flicking people off?
Forum: Commuting
07-02-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,120
Posted By alexanderaf

10 Things You Can Like About $4 Gas

I came across this news article from TIME. It's points out some interesting benefits that will come with $4+ gas.

...
06-29-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,742
Posted By alexanderaf

[QUOTE=billwatson58;6965766]Remember: jogging,...

[QUOTE=billwatson58;6965766]Remember: jogging, walking, or riding your bike in the street is a safety hazard to pedestrians and motorists". [QUOTE]

Sounds like they need to attend a writing class...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-08, 06:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,179
Posted By alexanderaf

I read that article... "What does he think...

I read that article...

"What does he think we are -- Swedes? We're Americans. This is a prosperous country. We will not live like Swedes. We want 18-ton Ford Exploro-cruisers, cell phones, CDs,...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,192
Posted By alexanderaf

I am in uniform when I pedal to Wright Patt AFB....

I am in uniform when I pedal to Wright Patt AFB. Some days, I get a lot of thumbs up from people in cars.
Forum: Commuting
06-29-08, 03:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,520
Posted By alexanderaf

That would be a win situation for me! 'Alright,...

That would be a win situation for me! 'Alright, sandwich!' :D
Forum: Commuting
06-29-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,179
Posted By alexanderaf

Exactly, why bike when you can drive a car? ...

Exactly, why bike when you can drive a car?


lol, jk
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