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Forum: Foo
12-21-08, 08:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 2,211
Posted By twahl

Several times, mostly local. My drill team...

Several times, mostly local. My drill team performed at the Virginia War Memorial which was aired in full, and we made a clip for the dedication of the USS Newport News. Local parades more recently,...
Forum: Foo
12-21-08, 08:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,560
Posted By twahl

Actually that's not the only difference. Facebook...

Actually that's not the only difference. Facebook has a much cleaner interface and appears more "businesslike." You won't find yourself scrolling sideways to view someone's page, you won't find...
Forum: Foo
10-17-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 1,783
Posted By twahl

My step-dad has been with RH&B since the original...

My step-dad has been with RH&B since the original in Crystal City. In fact he opened the one in Annapolis, and several others.

I like Red Robin for burgers, although Foster's is also a favorite...
Forum: Foo
10-17-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,474
Posted By twahl

Actually yes. IT guys coming out of the military...

Actually yes. IT guys coming out of the military are a dime a dozen, relatively speaking. Any experience in that area to go along with the degree you plan to earn is good, but you can improve on it....
Forum: Foo
10-16-08, 08:57 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,474
Posted By twahl

Partly true. The promotion bit is not correct,...

Partly true. The promotion bit is not correct, the AF has a slower promotion process but it is also much harder to lose it once you have it. I was on the fast track, as in damn near perfect as far as...
Forum: Foo
09-23-08, 10:03 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,767
Posted By twahl

I got Canadians to use "ya'll" within 24 hours....

I got Canadians to use "ya'll" within 24 hours. I'm good.
Forum: Foo
09-03-08, 06:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,209
Posted By twahl

I'm a Honda fan, and though I ride a 750, I don't...

I'm a Honda fan, and though I ride a 750, I don't have an aversion to smaller bikes. My wife has a 250 Rebel, which is about as simple of a piece of machinery you can buy. Duel sport bikes are...
Forum: Foo
09-01-08, 09:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 990
Posted By twahl

I think Bill got the better end of that deal.

I think Bill got the better end of that deal.
Forum: Foo
08-27-08, 05:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,677
Posted By twahl

I'm going to go out on a cartoon limb here... ...

I'm going to go out on a cartoon limb here...

Happy Feet.

rabid environmentalist propaganda.
Forum: Foo
08-19-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By twahl

It may be that the person you talked to didn't...

It may be that the person you talked to didn't know what they were doing, but I would suggest that there is an equal chance that there was a communication issue. Give them another chance at it, be...
Forum: Foo
08-19-08, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By twahl

Let me try this again. You can't just tighten...

Let me try this again. You can't just tighten spokes. If the wheel is true with loose spokes, it will not be true when you tighten them. Especially on a 3-cross or 4-cross pattern of a typical rear...
Forum: Foo
08-19-08, 08:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 473
Posted By twahl

I don't get it. What is it that you feel they did...

I don't get it. What is it that you feel they did wrong? You don't just "tighten spokes," you put the wheel on the stand and true it, while adjusting the tension. If the wheel was rubbing a brake pad...
Forum: Foo
08-19-08, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 801
Posted By twahl

You could just ask the finance officer of the...

You could just ask the finance officer of the organization. I belong to two organizations this would apply to, and our policy on both is that if someone asks, our finance officers (or equivalent)...
Forum: Foo
08-17-08, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 622
Posted By twahl

I am highly impressed with his maturity. Anyone...

I am highly impressed with his maturity. Anyone remember what a $%^# he was when he was younger? Remember him getting busted for a DWI, underage when he came home from the last Olympics? He has shown...
08-12-08, 08:42 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,383
Posted By twahl

Old, but still funny. And as a cyclist I would...

Old, but still funny. And as a cyclist I would never dream of doing what the cyclist does in this commercial. As a driver I would do the same, or worse. Why would you think it OK to lean on someone's...
Forum: Foo
08-12-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By twahl

Sometimes they will pop right out. about ...I...

Sometimes they will pop right out. about ...I don't know, 22 years ago? I caved in the door on my old man's IROC. I popped it back out and he never knew. In fact it's sitting in his garage with less...
Forum: Foo
08-10-08, 11:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,109
Posted By twahl

DMV questions depend on the state, but most have...

DMV questions depend on the state, but most have 50 cc as the size limit to not require a motorcycle endorsement. Some are the same for registration and insurance. Virginia just got real stupid and...
Forum: Foo
08-10-08, 11:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,109
Posted By twahl

That pretty much covers it. Buddy of mine is...

That pretty much covers it. Buddy of mine is finally looking to sell his 1976 Goldwing. He had a frame issue recently, and had it professional repaired by a guy that builds custom bikes. It runs...
Forum: Foo
08-09-08, 04:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,035
Posted By twahl

Please pass on the congratulations of a veteran....

Please pass on the congratulations of a veteran. I'm honored to have served for not only for natural born citizens, but especially for those that crave citizenship enough to learn what being an...
08-05-08, 10:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 411
Posted By twahl

Don't worry about it bhill, the tires actually...

Don't worry about it bhill, the tires actually don't get filled with air either, the tubes do. The tires are filled with air filled tubes. :-)

Chances are that it won't be worth the trouble to add...
Forum: Foo
08-05-08, 08:00 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,318
Posted By twahl

Since we're having a motorcycle discussion, I'd...

Since we're having a motorcycle discussion, I'd like to throw a question out for consideration. First, background information.

I rode dirt bikes some as a kid, and have a little bit of experience...
Forum: Foo
08-05-08, 07:01 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,269
Posted By twahl

I think this is kinda out of line, for a user to...

I think this is kinda out of line, for a user to place a privately owned web site and domain name on facebook. If the owners want to do it, fine, but this aint cool.
08-05-08, 09:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By twahl

I have the 4 bike version, and haven't seen...

I have the 4 bike version, and haven't seen anything else on the market that I'd rather have. Adjusts fairly easily to fit different bikes, loads easily, holds bikes securely, although I still like...
Forum: Foo
08-04-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,764
Posted By twahl

Linky (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkzVVYJggi4)

Linky (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WkzVVYJggi4)
Forum: Foo
08-04-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,764
Posted By twahl

Yes, in a quirky way.

Yes, in a quirky way.
Forum: Foo
07-27-08, 11:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 365
Posted By twahl

Living in DC and commuting to Annandale is sort...

Living in DC and commuting to Annandale is sort of backward from what most people do. Bike commuting may not be too bad. There is a rather good network of trails available in Arlington County and...
Forum: Foo
07-27-08, 11:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,234
Posted By twahl

The most obvious solution is to leave it with no...

The most obvious solution is to leave it with no more than half a tank of gas and ask a parent or other responsible person to drive it once a week or so, and add in a fresh 1/4 tank of gas when it...
Forum: Foo
07-24-08, 08:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,529
Posted By twahl

Painted toenails. I don't know what the deal is,...

Painted toenails. I don't know what the deal is, maybe I'm just not facinated by feet and don't care to have my attention drawn to them, but I just can't stand to see a woman with bright red (or any...
Forum: Foo
07-22-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,794
Posted By twahl

Any Ford SUV, bonus points for a fish emblem. I...

Any Ford SUV, bonus points for a fish emblem. I think that they extend the phrase "God is my copilot" to include "so I don't have to pay attention when I'm driving."
Forum: Foo
07-22-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,261
Posted By twahl

New scooters at my house. ...

New scooters at my house.

http://www.4wahls.net/images/scooters.jpg

I'm anticipating 55-60 MPG on the Aero, 75 or so on the Rebel. I learned to ride first on an old CB360. Good times.
Forum: Foo
07-22-08, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 789
Posted By twahl

I'm just shocked that you're 22.

I'm just shocked that you're 22.
07-22-08, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 430
Posted By twahl

Bike/Motorcycle Accident

Top headline in today's local paper. (http://www.insidenova.com/isn/news/local/article/two_hospitalized_after_motorcycle_bicycle_crash/18727/)

The road in question is 45 MPH speed limit, limited...
07-21-08, 05:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 92,929
Posted By twahl

+1. When I was first starting to ride any...

+1. When I was first starting to ride any distances, I was pretty consistantly averaging right around 10MPH. As beatnik stated, if you don't know already, you're probably new to this type of riding...
07-18-08, 06:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,035
Posted By twahl

It's been done, but there are a couple of...

It's been done, but there are a couple of significant problems. one is the neck strain caused by looking where you are going. Another is that it doesn't give you anything to push against. With a...
Forum: Foo
07-14-08, 05:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 626
Posted By twahl

I strongly suggest checking out an online coarse...

I strongly suggest checking out an online coarse called "Witeriffic" (http://www.ed2go.com/cgi-bin/ed2go/newcrsdes.cgi?course=wc1&title=Writeriffic:^Creativity^Training^for^Writers&departmentnum=PW)...
07-14-08, 04:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,142
Posted By twahl

I voted slight uptick, because it's certainly not...

I voted slight uptick, because it's certainly not heavy at this point. It falls somewhere in between. We have a rather large immagrant population here, and many of them are bicycle users, so they've...
Forum: Foo
07-12-08, 07:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By twahl

I just want to ride my motorcicle. ...

I just want to ride my motorcicle.

http://www.4wahls.net/images/tomshadow.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-10-08, 09:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By twahl

Indeed. My son was something like 16 months old I...

Indeed. My son was something like 16 months old I think when he ended up in an oxygen tent for several days. He was bummed, but really a trooper through the whole thing. You hurt for them, you do all...
Forum: Foo
07-10-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 310
Posted By twahl

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This is not a test.
07-10-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By twahl

WTH brought this 5 year old abomination back up...

WTH brought this 5 year old abomination back up again twice in one day?
Forum: Foo
07-10-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 794
Posted By twahl

He said he started the shower, not that he...

He said he started the shower, not that he actually bathed himself. Sounds like he got distracted by the spider to me.
Forum: Foo
07-10-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,272
Posted By twahl

Christmas parties.

Christmas parties.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-08, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,651
Posted By twahl

Time of the year most likely. The 2009s are...

Time of the year most likely. The 2009s are coming out and they are short on stock of 2008s in certain sizes. The model year changeover can cause delays like this. I had the same problem with a...
Forum: Foo
07-10-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By twahl

Or perhaps they were watching for the opportunity...

Or perhaps they were watching for the opportunity to bust the moron for a break in rather than an attempted break in.
07-10-08, 09:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 572
Posted By twahl

Nor does it go anywhere. I've been trying to...

Nor does it go anywhere. I've been trying to figure out what they are smiling about since we were first introduced to this contraption almost 5 years ago.
07-09-08, 05:17 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,147
Posted By twahl

He's probably found an answer sometime in the...

He's probably found an answer sometime in the last 14 months.
Forum: Foo
07-04-08, 08:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,046
Posted By twahl

If the blue monster is such a creampuff, it would...

If the blue monster is such a creampuff, it would be easier to just kick his ass.
Forum: Foo
07-03-08, 10:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By twahl

I've hit the water at about 60, and just managed...

I've hit the water at about 60, and just managed to roll my face out of the water before I lost consciousness. Kinda sucks the sense of adventure in certain situations right out of ya!
Forum: Foo
07-03-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By twahl

That's a very bad thing.

That's a very bad thing.
Forum: Foo
07-03-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By twahl

Yeah a single speed/neutral makes the boat much...

Yeah a single speed/neutral makes the boat much easier to deal with. I'm not an expert by any means, I just spent a lot of time around, in, and behind my buddy's boat. They are a kick. His was...
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