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06-15-10, 11:02 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,245
Posted By macwild

Yes. Everytime

Yes. Everytime
Forum: Commuting
04-30-10, 11:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,280
Posted By macwild

I work for a college and I asked the human...

I work for a college and I asked the human resources office about it and their reply was "the college will not pay you to ride your bike".
04-08-10, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By macwild

I guess my point was do we really need this kind...

I guess my point was do we really need this kind of anti biking/walking **** given to our kids? Yes I know that parents are responsible for their kids and what they read but many parents aren't. Btw...
Forum: Foo
04-08-10, 08:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

I must say this is MUCH better advice than I...

I must say this is MUCH better advice than I thought I'd get from FOO. Thanks. The last few days, things have been better. We both apologized for the screaming and the arguing (what started this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,043
Posted By macwild

this 145080

this 145080
04-06-10, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By macwild

ok so maybe it is just me.

ok so maybe it is just me.
Forum: Commuting
04-06-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,697
Posted By macwild

I'm lucky, I can leave it outside at the covered...

I'm lucky, I can leave it outside at the covered bike rack or bring it up a flight of stairs to my office. So far I've been lucky, no one has messed with my bike or taken anything off of it.
04-06-10, 08:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 793
Posted By macwild

Is it just me...

This weekend I was reading a book to my niece, "Junie B's Essential Survival Guide to School" In section two - Getting there, she says "The worst way I can think of to get to school is called...
Forum: Foo
04-06-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

I guess I'm naive but I really didn't think it...

I guess I'm naive but I really didn't think it was to the point where we need to see a counselor (or an attorney)
Forum: Foo
04-06-10, 08:32 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

No, why?

No, why?
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 06:27 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

Ok not really what I wanted to hear but thanks...

Ok not really what I wanted to hear but thanks for your perspective. But how could it possibly be me? I mean really, look at me. Ok so maybe that is an option.
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 03:50 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

I try that but she just gets upset, starts crying...

I try that but she just gets upset, starts crying and then it's all over from there. She usually says something like "I should just leave". I've been temped to say fine, leave. But I haven't.
...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 02:05 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

I knew about her not getting along with her...

I knew about her not getting along with her family, I just didn't realize that it was so strong that it would determine where she lives.

Looking back, maybe it was selfish on our part (the kids...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 12:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

Thanks to all for the comments. We met today...

Thanks to all for the comments. We met today during lunch and things seem to be a little less tense than this morning.

I have an idea on why she didn't want to move back to our home state. Her...
Forum: Foo
04-05-10, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,522
Posted By macwild

Need advice from a married woman or marriage counselor.

I need some help as to why Iím failing as a husband and my wife doesnít think I love her anymore (yes I do, no you donít!)

Iíll try to sum up my side as briefly as possible (does not involve...
03-31-10, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By macwild

Thanks for the info. I'll try to tackle this this...

Thanks for the info. I'll try to tackle this this weekend.
03-31-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By macwild

Replacing grip shifters

Our Univega tandem has grip shifters which I just don't like. I think it's more of a preference thing, but they're just not for me.

Is it very difficult to replace them with thumb shifters?
03-18-10, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,696
Views: 3,941,820
Posted By macwild

Robert Earl Keen Jr

Robert Earl Keen Jr
Forum: Foo
02-27-10, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By macwild

Thanks. That helps.

Thanks. That helps.
Forum: Foo
02-26-10, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 336
Posted By macwild

GPS for Motorola 9Qc

I have a Motorola 9Qc and I've been trying to find a GPS download or device for it but no luck. Anyone have any ideas?
From what I've read on the world wide inter-web, is that it should work and...
Forum: Introductions
02-25-10, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 292
Posted By macwild

Go Gorillas! The wife and I graduated from PSU...

Go Gorillas!
The wife and I graduated from PSU in 93 (nursing). There are some pretty nice rides around Pittsburg. We would ride up to Girard on the weekends.
We did the Gorilla century this past...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-10, 09:52 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,646
Posted By macwild

I stopped commuting the middle of December when...

I stopped commuting the middle of December when 1. the class i teach was out for Christmas break and 2. the temp was in the 20's.
I've ridden once so far this year (mid 30's) and will again as the...
Forum: Foo
02-18-10, 03:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,614
Posted By macwild

The inside of a Stretch Armstrong

The inside of a Stretch Armstrong
02-18-10, 09:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,006
Posted By macwild

Yes always. I usually only see them on a two lane...

Yes always. I usually only see them on a two lane black top near our house and they only take a minute or two. I'm not in that big of a hurry.
Forum: Commuting
02-18-10, 09:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,560
Posted By macwild

I also keep most of my stuff by the back door....

I also keep most of my stuff by the back door. Messenger bag, handle bar bag, helmet, gloves, and shoes. Also depending on the weather, an assorted variety of hats and shoe covers. It's a little more...
Forum: Commuting
02-18-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 234,817
Posted By macwild

Finally got to ride my bike to work today. Yes...

Finally got to ride my bike to work today. Yes first time this year. The wind, snow, and wind cooperated enough that I thought I would chance it. I've been riding the stationary bike and using a...
02-15-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,110
Posted By macwild

Sorry, but after reading the e-mail exchange and...

Sorry, but after reading the e-mail exchange and responses from Chad, I'm not interested in buying from him.
02-12-10, 09:06 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-10, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18,544
Views: 3,657,043
Posted By macwild

Picked this up for my commute to work and for the...

Picked this up for my commute to work and for the Bike Across Kansas this year.137119
02-11-10, 11:13 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,110
Posted By macwild

Well if we can wait for 30 days, I'll order an XL...

Well if we can wait for 30 days, I'll order an XL Black w/Red long-sleeve. Or order it and wait for it to come in.
Forum: Commuting
02-11-10, 11:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 479
Posted By macwild

I also use SPDs. My pedal is platform on one...

I also use SPDs. My pedal is platform on one side, cleat on the other (nashbar pedal). I like them better than my old pedals which were cleats on both sides. When I take off from a stop light, I...
02-10-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,110
Posted By macwild

Sorry if I missed this somewhere but do all the...

Sorry if I missed this somewhere but do all the Jerseys have to be the same color to get the discount?
02-10-10, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 436
Posted By macwild

ok so I'm still at 212 this week (maybe 211, its...

ok so I'm still at 212 this week (maybe 211, its hard to read the scale). While I'm glad my weight hasn't gone back up, I'd sure like to get down to 210 by the end of the week. I guess a few for...
02-08-10, 01:24 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,110
Posted By macwild

I'll buy one. 1 long sleeve XL por favor

I'll buy one.
1 long sleeve XL por favor
02-08-10, 08:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By macwild

Ended last week still at about 212. So maybe my...

Ended last week still at about 212. So maybe my scale was correct. This week I should be able to exercise more (in-door, which I hate!) Too much snow (for me) to commute to work.
Any use a rowing...
02-01-10, 11:28 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,058
Posted By macwild

Ok so I ended this week at 212. That's down 5 lbs...

Ok so I ended this week at 212. That's down 5 lbs from when we started. But I don't trust the scale!
Will weigh in tomorrow.
01-15-10, 11:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,114
Posted By macwild

Ok sign me up please 217 on Wednesday of this...

Ok sign me up please
217 on Wednesday of this week. I'd love to get below 200 lbs. I've been trying to do that for about 5 years now.
My plan
1. Exercise more - duh
a. Since its been cold here...
Forum: Foo
12-13-09, 12:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By macwild

Again thanks for the great info. She has...

Again thanks for the great info.

She has signed up for an art welding class at the local community college. Since I teach there, I may swing by that department ans see what they'll be using for...
Forum: Foo
12-11-09, 02:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By macwild

Wow thanks for all the info. This changes my...

Wow thanks for all the info. This changes my search a little. I'll admit I know NOTHING about welding and I didn't realize that MIG welding required gas!
I'll take a look at the shops in town and...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,779
Posted By macwild

Typically I sit at my desk for a few minutes (or...

Typically I sit at my desk for a few minutes (or an hour) and "decompress". I shut my door and no one bothers me. I like to take the time to unwind before I change into my work clothes.
Forum: Foo
12-11-09, 12:13 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 905
Posted By macwild

Welding and Art - Wire or Arc welder?

My wife is thinking of adding welding to her art repertoire and I was going to get her a welding setup for Christmas.

Which do you think would be a better option:
Wire welder or an Arc welder?
...
Forum: Foo
11-26-09, 09:45 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,418
Posted By macwild

Here is one with me and my grandmother. She's was...

Here is one with me and my grandmother. She's was 100 this past October. She looks better than I do!126770
11-23-09, 11:34 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,700
Posted By macwild

The one you should have added was "Have to ride...

The one you should have added was "Have to ride bike because of a DUI". My wife and I (who both commute by bike) have been told that's what people in our town think when they see someone ridding a...
Forum: Foo
11-23-09, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 252
Posted By macwild

I took it in to a shop and they immediately told...

I took it in to a shop and they immediately told me to throw it away! They said it would cost more to fix that it was worth. I think I 'll check on ebay for parts and see if I can fix it my self.
11-23-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By macwild

Thanks for all the advance and encouragement....

Thanks for all the advance and encouragement. This trying to lose weight is a real struggle. I guess I just have to admit to myself that I'm not as young or as active as I was and it's taking a LOT...
Forum: Touring
11-22-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,247
Posted By macwild

1+ for the Nsshbar panniers. Mine are 14 years...

1+ for the Nsshbar panniers. Mine are 14 years old and still look relatively new and work well.
11-20-09, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By macwild

I have tried this as well. In my late 20's a...

I have tried this as well. In my late 20's a could up a run to an hour or more and lose weight Without changing my diet. Not anymore. So I'm thinking my diet has to change.

As for changing my...
11-20-09, 11:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By macwild

I HATE breakfast! The thought of food first thing...

I HATE breakfast! The thought of food first thing in the morning literally makes me nauseous. As for the Gatorade, I "usually" drink the G2 stuff (sugar free?). I know I sound like a cry baby but I...
11-20-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,285
Posted By macwild

Rode a bike as a kid and hated it. I was a fat...

Rode a bike as a kid and hated it. I was a fat kid and it was difficult. Rode again in college and really like it. My car was a *** and the bike would take me all over town. Switched to an adult...
11-20-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 567
Posted By macwild

Decreased energy level with new diet

I'm sorry if this has been discussed but I could not find it.
I've recently switched my eating habits. Now during the day, I have a Slim Fast shake for breakfast and lunch and some fruit in between...
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