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Forum: Touring
05-15-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Corcis

Called Wayne, seems very eager to help. Thanks...

Called Wayne, seems very eager to help. Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

As to whether I'm buying panniers and a rack from him, probably. The Wiggle site has good prices, but you...
Forum: Touring
05-14-09, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 653
Posted By Corcis

Trek 1000 - pannier questions

I've got a 2006 Trek 1000 that I'd like to do some short loaded touring on soon. Short as in less-than-a-week. I don't have enough money to switch up to a 520 or LHT. I do have an Ultegra/Open Pro...
Forum: Foo
11-13-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By Corcis

Eck. I have a full Guild Wars account, but that's...

Eck. I have a full Guild Wars account, but that's the extent of it. Tried WoW, but flavor text does nothing for me and a month-long grind (assuming I give up a social life and bike riding and beer...
Forum: Foo
11-10-08, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 564
Posted By Corcis

I eat with a friend a lot, but I always do the...

I eat with a friend a lot, but I always do the dinner cooking. Dessert is her arena. We swap once in a while.



Back home, my dog responds to Hoover for the same task.
Forum: Foo
11-10-08, 10:50 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,293
Posted By Corcis

Washington has... - East vs West. From the...

Washington has...
- East vs West. From the Western half's perspective, the Eastern half is filled with white trash, hicks and farmers, little else. From the Eastern half's perspective, the Western...
Forum: Foo
11-10-08, 10:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,012
Posted By Corcis

I'll let the fact that I'd have a bi-color beard...

I'll let the fact that I'd have a bi-color beard stop me. At least til I'm a grayhair. Then I could do the full-on beard my grandfathers pulled off so well.
Forum: Foo
11-10-08, 07:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 576
Posted By Corcis

No. Just because Axel finally figured out that...

No. Just because Axel finally figured out that singing, "Welcome to the Jungle," won't sustain him forever does not mean this will be good. I heard a good comment about one of the leaked songs this...
Forum: Foo
11-07-08, 05:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,177
Posted By Corcis

A friend of mine has Hebrew on her arm. Of...

A friend of mine has Hebrew on her arm. Of course, it's below a rainbow-flaming Star Of David. She did get crap for it from some anti-semetic idiot at work, one time. She's not the type to be...
Forum: Foo
11-01-08, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 193
Posted By Corcis

Knocking out 'finally'-type tasks today

Today has been great. Not to say yesterday wasn't good - there's something to be said for Halloween at college. Today has been relaxing, though. A lot of 'finally' type things have been done, which...
Forum: Foo
11-01-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 583
Posted By Corcis

Beef, leek and barley soup...

Beef, leek and barley soup (http://smittenkitchen.com/2008/10/beef-leek-and-barley-soup/#comments) absolutely rocks. I made it a week or two ago, absolutely awesome soup. I made a comment near the...
10-25-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 821
Posted By Corcis

First (finished) race today!

I went to a CX race last fall, initially just meaning to help set up the course. Eventually the team convinced me to ride it. On a rigid steel mountain bike. I DNF'ed, but made it through enough laps...
Forum: Foo
10-24-08, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 460
Posted By Corcis

So, Foo - College: Stay or pay? tl;dr

Foo,
I've been in college since Fall 2004 til now, possibly into the future. But, Foo, I have yet to get a degree. I have yet to get my butt in gear. I took a semi-break from college the year before...
10-23-08, 01:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,651
Posted By Corcis

My vote is SPDs and Lake MX165s. I have ATACs on...

My vote is SPDs and Lake MX165s. I have ATACs on my new cross bike and am just not feeling them so far. The shoes (Lake), on the other hand, feel great. I've got SPDs on my commuter and they work...
Forum: Foo
10-16-08, 10:40 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,386
Posted By Corcis

I was looking at hacking OSX to run on an ASUS...

I was looking at hacking OSX to run on an ASUS N10. Was.
10-13-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 121,904
Posted By Corcis

We clogged up one lane for an entire block on the...

We clogged up one lane for an entire block on the last leg of our ride. It was pretty glorious. We had split up into 4 groups (12 people each) prior, but the last jaunt was to the captain's house,...
10-10-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1,165
Views: 121,904
Posted By Corcis

Another Bellinghamster here. Not permanent, but...

Another Bellinghamster here. Not permanent, but I've been here for ~5yrs now. Lived in Kitsap (Port Orchard) for 17yrs beforehand.



Hey! You didn't happen to come to the utterly ridiculous WWU...
Forum: Foo
10-07-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Corcis

Figure ~$40 for ingredients and consumables plus...

Figure ~$40 for ingredients and consumables plus your time - probably about the same as the cost of a tech support call out. Not a bad trade at all. Certainly a lot better than a six-pack.

You...
Forum: Foo
10-07-08, 11:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Corcis

Patience wins results. It's fermenting, no extra...

Patience wins results. It's fermenting, no extra yeast added. Everything I read said aim for 70-72degF when fermenting ales, which the fermenter has been holding at.
Forum: Foo
10-06-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Corcis

Smack packs are vacuum sealed packages with...

Smack packs are vacuum sealed packages with liquid cultures and a nutrient packet. Wyeast (http://www.wyeastlab.com/hb_productdetail.cfm?ProductID=16) sells them as the "Activator" packs. There's a...
Forum: Foo
10-06-08, 03:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Corcis

Patience is a virtue. I might be able to pick up...

Patience is a virtue. I might be able to pick up another smack pack from a friend later today, but the brew shop will be open Tuesday. Might just wait for that. I probably just need more experience...
Forum: Foo
10-05-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 439
Posted By Corcis

Homebrewers - Second batch woes(?)

I brewed up my first batch back in May pretty successfully. Learned a few lessons then that made this round go a lot more smoothly. I kept it from boiling over, only scorched a little bit to the...
Forum: Foo
08-29-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 438
Posted By Corcis

Because it's just better. I've like a few from...

Because it's just better. I've like a few from the bottle, but pouring them into a glass does something wonderful. Namely forming head.
Forum: Foo
08-24-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 198
Posted By Corcis

If you're anything like me, you'll dig it. After...

If you're anything like me, you'll dig it. After using Windows through the gamut of incarnations (3.11, NT 4, 95, 98SE, 2000 Sever+Professional, XP Home & Professional), I used MacOS 10.3.1 through...
Forum: Foo
08-24-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 382
Posted By Corcis

Good riddance! + LBS Therapy

I'm down to a week left with one of my roommates. She's due to go to Seattle on Friday, possibly even Thursday. She's also not going to be allowed back in the house after Aug 31 - when she will no...
08-21-08, 08:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,883
Posted By Corcis

Word is that Civic Field will be this season's...

Word is that Civic Field will be this season's practice location. More details as they come.

EDIT: New details! Dropped by Fanatik Bikes today (grabbing stuff to build wheels for the bike I'll be...
Forum: Foo
08-18-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 950,569
Posted By Corcis

Malistryx (and every other woman who has posted a...

Malistryx (and every other woman who has posted a picture, lately): You have captivating smiles.



I won't be there, sadly. I live most of the year up here in Washington with a few visits to Sac...
Forum: Foo
08-18-08, 07:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 481
Posted By Corcis

Lemon juice + seltzer/soda water + simple syrup +...

Lemon juice + seltzer/soda water + simple syrup + 1 shot vodka. Pour ingredients into glass with ice, stir, enjoy.
Forum: Foo
08-18-08, 06:49 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 950,569
Posted By Corcis

OT: I think my family went on Saturday, they'd...

OT: I think my family went on Saturday, they'd have been behind homeplate or close to the Rivercats dugout. Cheer on Aaron Cunningham when he gets up to pitch for me, next time you go!
Forum: Foo
08-16-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 487
Posted By Corcis

Pretty recently, I was searching through...

Pretty recently, I was searching through someone's Flickr stream (maybe Vikapproved's stream, maybe Surlybikes.com's stream) and saw the "Nice Rack". Of course, noticing the disc brakes and it being...
Forum: Foo
08-13-08, 10:36 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,302
Posted By Corcis

:notamused: It meant Chris Cornell wasn't...

:notamused:

It meant Chris Cornell wasn't running amok like he's doing these days. Srsly, he needs to just get Soundgarden back together.

*cough* Of course, I HATE One Day As A Lion's current...
Forum: Foo
08-13-08, 06:48 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,302
Posted By Corcis

Coachella last year, I think. What, January or...

Coachella last year, I think. What, January or February? In a nutshell: Rage played there; critical mass for reunion achieved; Audioslave dissolved; Rage reformed.
Forum: Foo
08-11-08, 05:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 356
Posted By Corcis

Charcoal! Get a chimney starter, some new...

Charcoal!

Get a chimney starter, some new grills, and clean the thing out. It'll be good as new and crazy awesome. I want a f***off Weber, but I can deal with my little 14" round bbq. I also...
Forum: Foo
08-06-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 305
Posted By Corcis

Unused car - sell it?

Should I or should I not sell a reliable car that I haven't used since December and won't use for the foreseeable future?

I'm in college right now and bought the car last spring. I'd just driven...
Forum: Foo
08-03-08, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4
Aha
Views: 308
Posted By Corcis

One of the few Family Guy bits I never tire of.

One of the few Family Guy bits I never tire of.
Forum: Foo
08-02-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 413
Posted By Corcis

My kinda ugly right there!

My kinda ugly right there!
Forum: Foo
07-30-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By Corcis

It does seem to be the case. It could be the case...

It does seem to be the case. It could be the case that the files contained some manner of virus and were noted by the tech and inspected to see if they would be necessary to keep. But he could've...
Forum: Foo
07-30-08, 07:24 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,426
Posted By Corcis

+189465135415453745 If you haven't already...

+189465135415453745

If you haven't already talked to a lawyer, quit looking at this and call one. Ask them about what to do. Ask them how to find out whether charges have been filed and a proper...
Forum: Foo
07-29-08, 08:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,400
Posted By Corcis

I agree with Brillig's point about sequencing. I...

I agree with Brillig's point about sequencing. I can only drink IPAs after eating very spicy food. They're amazingly delicious then, but I never enjoy them otherwise.
Forum: Foo
07-29-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 804
Posted By Corcis

Brine them. Enough loud, here's how I do it:...

Brine them.

Enough loud, here's how I do it: For single pieces, use a sandwich bag. Fill it with cold water til it's fairly full, add 2tbsp salt, seal it and shake it around til the salt is...
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Corcis

I can't bring myself to go vegetarian, but my...

I can't bring myself to go vegetarian, but my compliments to you for having done it. Waking up happy is amazing. I don't drag myself out of bed. I enjoy the warmth, the feel of the comforter, til I...
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,400
Posted By Corcis

I'll have to try that. I think it's Unibroue that...

I'll have to try that. I think it's Unibroue that makes Blanche de Chamble. That was pretty good if my memory serves me right.

If you're in a state near Oregon, scour the beer shops for Dead Guy...
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Corcis

Finally feeling good about life. (long, positive)

I don't know when it finally happened, but something finally clicked. It happened in the past few months. Some confluence of events, circumstances, desires and value-changes brought happiness to me....
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 08:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 361
Posted By Corcis

Let's make it the last time I have to pay...

Let's make it the last time I have to pay roommate K bills! I don't want her gone or anything :rolleyes:

Five more weeks...five more weeks...
Forum: Foo
07-28-08, 07:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 661
Posted By Corcis

I've been meaning to hit the bar on the way home....

I've been meaning to hit the bar on the way home. "No crap on tap," is their slogan. 23 micros and cans of Rainier. When the heat and humidity beat 80 on the same day, I'll definitely be in for a...
Forum: Foo
07-25-08, 06:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,312
Posted By Corcis

Opinion: I live near the Canadian border, only a...

Opinion: I live near the Canadian border, only a couple hours (inc border lineup) from what I gather to be a reputable Canadian flight club. I also live a short distance from an airport here in the...
Forum: Foo
07-25-08, 06:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 403
Posted By Corcis

One day, on the way home from work, I found...

One day, on the way home from work, I found someone's REI card...then his social security card...then a visa, then a military ID, then a costco card of his and finally his movie rental store card....
Forum: Foo
07-24-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 927
Posted By Corcis

I rather liked that they didn't completely...

I rather liked that they didn't completely villainize him. He was rather likable and I was pleased to see him only taken so far before the end of the movie.

+1 to Ledger playing an excellent...
Forum: Foo
07-24-08, 08:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,312
Posted By Corcis

I want to get a PPL eventually. Possibly other...

I want to get a PPL eventually. Possibly other certs, but I'm just interested in getting started. Of course, being in college, I won't have the time for a while, nor the money.
Forum: Foo
07-23-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13,148
Views: 950,569
Posted By Corcis

There's a jersey in the picture? I can't get past...

There's a jersey in the picture? I can't get past the beautiful face.
Forum: Framebuilders
07-23-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 894
Posted By Corcis

+1 to the videotape idea. Be sure to videotape...

+1 to the videotape idea. Be sure to videotape over some rough terrain (potholes, curbs, etc) so we can visually evaluate its performance.
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