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Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Blue Jays

High-quality spray lubricants are ubiquitous. ...

High-quality spray lubricants are ubiquitous. Don't let stuff begin to rust if you don't have to!
11-11-07, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,377
Posted By Blue Jays

Lon Haldeman loved milkshakes during his early...

Lon Haldeman loved milkshakes during his early Race Across America (RAAM) days. Reporters were giving him a hard time about his food choices until determining he was burning 9,500 to 10,000 calories...
11-11-07, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By Blue Jays

You're looking more for a traditional cableknit...

You're looking more for a traditional cableknit Irish fishing sweater with the water-resistant oiled finish? Very nice, but big bucks. Figure $225.00 or more for the real-deal from Ireland.
11-11-07, 06:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,369
Posted By Blue Jays

The courteous thing to do is to post normal-sized...

The courteous thing to do is to post normal-sized images that won't inconvenience the vast majority of users using typical monitors.
Forum: BMX
11-11-07, 05:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 667
Posted By Blue Jays

All in the name of science, of course! :D

All in the name of science, of course! :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 996
Posted By Blue Jays

Math and momentum are on your side! You'll find...

Math and momentum are on your side! You'll find sufficient suitable days between now and December 31st to achieve your goal. Keep the faith and go for it!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 05:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,543
Posted By Blue Jays

Did the police officer advise you he was going to...

Did the police officer advise you he was going to speak with the motorist? It sounds like you may have successfully obtained the license plate, which is great news. Good luck.
Forum: Great Lakes
11-11-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 3,731
Posted By Blue Jays

Went for a ride this morning since the weather...

Went for a ride this morning since the weather was cold but sunny. If we had ice coupled with wet leaves, it would have been a run on the treadmill at the excellent Y.M.C.A. near my home.
11-11-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,475
Posted By Blue Jays

Look at the chromed lugs on that cool old blue...

Look at the chromed lugs on that cool old blue Colnago pictured. Sweet!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 05:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,543
Posted By Blue Jays

permanentjaun hit the nail on the head. Any...

permanentjaun hit the nail on the head. Any remote ground upon which he was righteously standing was sacrificed the moment he intentionally struck you. Hopefully you weren't cut or your bike...
11-11-07, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 930
Posted By Blue Jays

You mean like a tight-fitting, military-style...

You mean like a tight-fitting, military-style sweater in olive drab or black with nylon shoulder reinforcements?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-07, 05:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By Blue Jays

Remove the seatpost and hang upside down to dry...

Remove the seatpost and hang upside down to dry if you wish to get fancy. Lubricate seatpost with appropriate product (depending on material of seatpost and frame) and reinsert when completely dry. ...
11-11-07, 01:13 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,932
Posted By Blue Jays

Yowza! You guys get some BIG group rides out...

Yowza! You guys get some BIG group rides out there!
11-10-07, 11:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,264
Posted By Blue Jays

"...Wilfredo J. Pujols, 24, faces one count of...

"...Wilfredo J. Pujols, 24, faces one count of second-degree murder, one count of resisting arrest and two counts of leaving the scene of an accident and driving while intoxicated..."

Murdering...
11-10-07, 09:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,866
Posted By Blue Jays

The other thing might be simple jealousy. The...

The other thing might be simple jealousy. The driver is stuck in his car while eight thin & buff riders are pedaling around his car.
The guy who was smiling might have pushed the motorist over...
Forum: Foo
11-09-07, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 425
Posted By Blue Jays

I thought you were going to tell us the delivery...

I thought you were going to tell us the delivery people knocked over your bikes! :eek:
Forum: Foo
11-09-07, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Blue Jays

botto, saw the great JUDAS PRIEST five times last...

botto, saw the great JUDAS PRIEST five times last year.
Rob Halford, Glenn Tipton, K.K. Downing, Ian Hill, & Scott Travis sound better than ever. Give 'em a listen and regain your youth!

:beer:
11-09-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,866
Posted By Blue Jays

Jeez, if the motorist was that concerned he could...

Jeez, if the motorist was that concerned he could just push the accelerator harder and probably escape the cyclist. Unless the rider has "twin thighs of fury" and could just pedal harder to keep up!
Forum: Foo
11-09-07, 08:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Blue Jays

KingTermite, there is something very cool about...

KingTermite, there is something very cool about hearing:
And then they launch into Detroit Rock City. Awesome! :D
Forum: Foo
11-09-07, 07:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Blue Jays

botto, word on the street among heavy metal fans...

botto, word on the street among heavy metal fans is that the great Iron Maiden is going to start a North American tour as well. Woo-hoo! :)
11-09-07, 07:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By Blue Jays

thedon, yes, that is a good price for SmartWool...

thedon, yes, that is a good price for SmartWool (http://www.SmartWool.com) socks, depending on the model. A good one to start with is the Adrenaline series.

There will always be detractors and...
11-09-07, 12:39 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,170
Posted By Blue Jays

I would be on the ledge too if I had to ride a...

I would be on the ledge too if I had to ride a Giant with sloping top tube rather than my custom bikes! ;)
Happy Birthday, botto!
11-09-07, 12:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,322
Posted By Blue Jays

Once you go SmartWool (http://www.SmartWool.com)...

Once you go SmartWool (http://www.SmartWool.com) you'll never come back! They are the Audi, BMW, Cadillac, Jaguar, and Mercedes-Benz of sockdom rolled into one. They are incredibly durable, the...
Forum: Foo
11-08-07, 11:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 515
Posted By Blue Jays

First vinyl album I ever purchased was Kiss...

First vinyl album I ever purchased was Kiss Destroyer (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8g-t8zSNWw0) and loved it.
11-08-07, 01:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 827
Posted By Blue Jays

Exactly. Go for a long bicycle ride before the...

Exactly. Go for a long bicycle ride before the interview, come home, relax, shower, drive there, and score yourself the new job. Deal with bicycle commuting after you have secured yourself a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-07, 01:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,884
Posted By Blue Jays

/\/\ rooftest and I were thinking the same thing...

/\/\ rooftest and I were thinking the same thing and posting simultaneously...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-07, 01:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,884
Posted By Blue Jays

Why is everyone saying this would be illegal...

Why is everyone saying this would be illegal activity? Is it posted "no trespassing" or similar? In a matter of two weeks it's going to be jammed with THOUSANDS of cars...I hardly think a police...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-07, 01:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By Blue Jays

Just like Bob Dopolina said, there is more...

Just like Bob Dopolina said, there is more debris, gravel, sand, rocksalt, and other stuff that is rough on tires. The extra weight of true training tires will only boost the cardiovascular effect....
11-08-07, 01:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,851
Posted By Blue Jays

Utilize both since the enemy of thieves is...

Utilize both since the enemy of thieves is time-at-the-crime-scene.
As mentioned, they're likely not hauling around all the tools they need to steal a bicycle with two types of security. Good...
11-07-07, 11:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 797
Posted By Blue Jays

Take a look at the Spectrum Powder Works...

Take a look at the Spectrum Powder Works (http://www.spectrumpowderworks.com/spwfaq.htm) website for their FAQ section. Please note that this company is completely unrelated to Tom Kellogg & Jeff...
11-07-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,866
Posted By Blue Jays

Roadbikes & mountainbikes are cool Motorcycles...

Roadbikes & mountainbikes are cool
Motorcycles are cool
Automobiles are cool
Watercraft are cool
Airplanes are cool

It all depends on what one is doing (and where they are...under what...
Forum: Foo
11-07-07, 05:04 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 9,665
Posted By Blue Jays

NY Times publishes photos of Chandra Levy @ Rock...

NY Times publishes photos of Chandra Levy @ Rock Creek Park
Forum: Foo
11-06-07, 01:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 517
Posted By Blue Jays

Can you eat something else as a snack for a...

Can you eat something else as a snack for a couple months like Cheerios, beef jerky, yogurt, bananas, cashews, or just something else? Why push your luck with your employer because of seeds?
11-06-07, 01:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By Blue Jays

Sounds great you're really getting into the...

Sounds great you're really getting into the sport! My preference is for my roadbike shoes to fit fairly snug. It seems to provide a bit more "connection" to the bike for lack of a better word. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,491
Posted By Blue Jays

TAKE THE 100% REFUND IMMEDIATELY AND DON'T LOOK...

TAKE THE 100% REFUND IMMEDIATELY AND DON'T LOOK BACK!

You'll find another bike. You're just very anxious and excited now and you dislike seeing your hopes dashed, that's all.
You'll be...
11-05-07, 09:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,213
Posted By Blue Jays

Observe all low-bridge signs! :eek:

Observe all low-bridge signs! :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 09:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,491
Posted By Blue Jays

My precise sentiments. You paid for a beautiful...

My precise sentiments. You paid for a beautiful and unblemished bike. FedEx clearly mishandled the package. You need a new frame. Accept nothing less.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 09:41 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,276
Posted By Blue Jays

Good machine for going places quickly. :D

Good machine for going places quickly. :D
Forum: Foo
11-05-07, 09:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,585
Posted By Blue Jays

Fine watches, firearms, pens, motorcycles, and...

Fine watches, firearms, pens, motorcycles, and cars. Bicycles naturally lead the list. :)
Forum: Foo
11-05-07, 09:23 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 9,665
Posted By Blue Jays

Portland, Oregon jail pics with BikeForums member!

Portland, Oregon jail pics with BikeForums member!
Forum: Commuting
11-05-07, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 894
Posted By Blue Jays

Very few people are chronically overtrained. ...

Very few people are chronically overtrained.
If it's just general soreness and discomfort...just work through it and keep the pedals turning. If genuinely tired, just take the bike out for a...
11-05-07, 09:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,659
Posted By Blue Jays

There is always the option of selecting lycra...

There is always the option of selecting lycra knicker-length tights complete with padded chamois liner. The fit is great, sagging is not an issue, and they look sleek. Use them for when the...
11-05-07, 04:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,866
Posted By Blue Jays

The OP mentioned the motorist passed the cyclists...

The OP mentioned the motorist passed the cyclists on a narrow, twisting, downhill with no shoulder accompanied with lots of horn-blowing and yelling.
Sounds like he had a bit of a temper problem...
11-05-07, 01:06 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,234
Posted By Blue Jays

Cosmoline, that icy story made me put on a fleece...

Cosmoline, that icy story made me put on a fleece jacket just reading it in the comfort of my home! That is absolutely wild and should give anyone a bit more respect for Mother Nature and her...
Forum: Touring
11-05-07, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 455
Posted By Blue Jays

Definitely opt for fenders of some sort. They...

Definitely opt for fenders of some sort. They work wonderfully on a rambling ride! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 07:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,571
Posted By Blue Jays

Opting for the sweet and almost-as-light...

Opting for the sweet and almost-as-light Campagnolo Shamal Ultra for the next wheelset. They're available in two finishes and I've selected their gray "titanium" color to match the clearcoated...
Forum: Foo
11-05-07, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 347
Posted By Blue Jays

:beer: ...

:beer: ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,571
Posted By Blue Jays

I like the slim burgundy line surrounding the...

I like the slim burgundy line surrounding the white letters. It has an "old school" feel to it and contrasts nicely with the tan of the coat. Good choice. They probably have that movie on Netflix.
Forum: Foo
11-05-07, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Blue Jays

I'm not following your commentary.

I'm not following your commentary.
Forum: Foo
11-05-07, 07:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By Blue Jays

Ban? botto, what the heck are you talking about?

Ban? botto, what the heck are you talking about?
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