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06-27-16, 07:42 PM
Replies: 294
Views: 16,998
Posted By dark_energy

Each time somethings been thrown at me from a...

Each time somethings been thrown at me from a moving vehicle, it has been from a pickup truck.
Each time the pickup truck has been driven by a male driver. :crash:
01-01-13, 07:09 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 36,455
Posted By dark_energy

+1, Unbroken is a great read. The author, Laura...

+1, Unbroken is a great read. The author, Laura Hillenbrand is superb.

I just finished, Take the Cannoli by Sarah Vowell.
Forum: Foo
11-14-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 760
Posted By dark_energy

Wifes a nooner or a nighter. A man can dream...

Wifes a nooner or a nighter.
A man can dream can't he?:)

Sex at Dawn....
Forum: Foo
11-02-12, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 805
Posted By dark_energy

Apparently this ios6 has issues. Have you heard...

Apparently this ios6 has issues. Have you heard about this problem? People are complaining about huge data charges. Even if you don't have an iphone, but download podcasts from iTunes, those files...
Forum: Commuting
10-24-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,063
Posted By dark_energy

You could wear those pants with the mirror eagle...

You could wear those pants with the mirror eagle tee shirt ($350) and look pretty spiffy on a fixie. :)

I think that site is real, and not a spoof.:(
09-29-12, 09:45 AM
Replies: 1,105
Views: 67,280
Posted By dark_energy

That's a great goal and good luck to you, Nerys. ...

That's a great goal and good luck to you, Nerys.

Here's a tip for you, the food industries are not your friend. Try as hard as you can to NOT order out. It's difficult and takes planning. When...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-12, 09:40 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,331
Posted By dark_energy

I can recommend Gary Taubes other book, Why we...

I can recommend Gary Taubes other book, Why we get Fat, and what to do about it.
http://www.amazon.com/Why-We-Get-Fat-About/dp/0307474259/ref=la_B0034P66MY_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1348543771&sr=1-1

Do...
09-12-12, 06:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,048
Posted By dark_energy

I added the Crane bell this year and like it. MUP...

I added the Crane bell this year and like it. MUP people seem to like hearing it. But I think dogs seem to think the sound is kind of nice and are curious about it. We have lots of dog walkers where...
Forum: Foo
08-25-12, 12:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 357
Posted By dark_energy

He's got a nice honey with a feather in her cap!

He's got a nice honey with a feather in her cap!
08-25-12, 05:35 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,398
Posted By dark_energy

Thanks to the OP, this thread has some good...

Thanks to the OP, this thread has some good ideas. l don't subscribe to any of the popular diets. But I am always looking for new ideas, specifically low-glycemic-index tips and recipes.

& My wife...
08-22-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,079
Posted By dark_energy

Thanks for the tip, I'm going to get one of those...

Thanks for the tip, I'm going to get one of those for being on my commuters seat post. Then I'll have three red blinkies going off behind me. All my Dealextreme purchases have been very good value....
08-22-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,755
Posted By dark_energy

Indiana - Yes. ...

Indiana - Yes.
http://www.in.gov/legislative/ic/2010/title9/ar21/ch11.html
Forum: Commuting
07-29-12, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 816
Posted By dark_energy

Thanks for that post, I've needed a bike specific...

Thanks for that post, I've needed a bike specific jacket. And that looks like a good one.

A few weeks ago I was looking at this jacket by Endura, it's really nice but pretty pricey. Has anybody...
Forum: Foo
07-25-12, 05:14 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,718
Posted By dark_energy

You make due with the wheels you got.:) 73 VW...

You make due with the wheels you got.:)
73 VW Beetle
77 Chevy Chevelle
07-23-12, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 745
Posted By dark_energy

I bet Marsha is glad you two rolled by!

I bet Marsha is glad you two rolled by!
07-16-12, 09:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,882
Posted By dark_energy

Kudo's to you for trying to get healthier. You've...

Kudo's to you for trying to get healthier. You've made a start. All diets and starving yourself are bogus, that just makes you hungrier and craving. If I was you would try to cycle another time...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,514
Posted By dark_energy

You can't go wrong with that Specialized model....

You can't go wrong with that Specialized model. We were looking at that one, when I last visited the local bike shop.
Hey, I thought the Jamis Coda Sport, was a great bike for about the same monies.
Forum: Foo
07-14-12, 08:15 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 3,209
Posted By dark_energy

Lol, great description. It's unpleasant. But,...

Lol, great description. It's unpleasant. But, that's true of a lot of stuff that we all eat.




Yuck is right. That is soup made from the dried saliva of swallows.
07-08-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,354
Posted By dark_energy

So true, never a nod or a wave.:) ...

So true, never a nod or a wave.:)



That's my experience on the paths and streets I ride. Couples are very are chatty, probably because they've been carrying on conversation throughout their...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-12, 07:19 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,449
Posted By dark_energy

I've been wearing and liking these during the...

I've been wearing and liking these during the heat wave.
http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/ag1.htm
Forum: Foo
06-23-12, 08:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 492
Posted By dark_energy

Inge can't be blamed as Faux Noise regularly...

Inge can't be blamed as Faux Noise regularly schedules a ***** in heat on their broadcast?:)
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Forum: Foo
06-11-12, 09:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,078
Posted By dark_energy

Proud to say my first album purchase was a...

Proud to say my first album purchase was a classic, Cream - Disraeli Gears
Forum: Foo
05-28-12, 03:58 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,419
Posted By dark_energy

Yeah, but our mayor is chillin' too.:) 252989

Yeah, but our mayor is chillin' too.:)
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05-28-12, 06:07 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,566
Posted By dark_energy

Yeah, me too. I've stared back incredulous at...

Yeah, me too. I've stared back incredulous at drivers, and they won't look you in the eye. They know they're wrong. I've never gestured or yelled at them, yet anyway.
Forum: Foo
05-27-12, 10:24 AM
Forum: Commuting
05-26-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,043
Posted By dark_energy

Agreed. For me it's situational. In my work...

Agreed. For me it's situational. In my work commute I will take the lane, run on the shoulder, sail down a bike path, and in those trouble spots ride carefully on the sidewalk.
05-20-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 36,455
Posted By dark_energy

Overthrow by Stephen Kinzer, just leaves you...

Overthrow by Stephen Kinzer, just leaves you shaking your head.

The Hawaiian monarchy, Cuba, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Nicaragua, Honduras, Iran, Guatemala, South Vietnam, Chile, Grenada,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,973
Posted By dark_energy

Over the past couple weeks I've been trying...

Over the past couple weeks I've been trying different pedals for my commuter bike. I must say that I love the MKS Grip king platform pedals. (http://www.rivbike.com/product-p/pe1.htm) This morning...
Forum: Foo
05-09-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,374
Posted By dark_energy

Wonderful news, teach. In my family and little...

Wonderful news, teach. In my family and little circle of friends I have school teachers and even a professor, so I know how much you folks do all of us.
Congrats!
Forum: Foo
03-10-12, 05:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,406
Posted By dark_energy

Yes, David Gilmour is one helluva rock guitarist!

Yes, David Gilmour is one helluva rock guitarist!
Forum: Foo
02-05-12, 07:20 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,528
Posted By dark_energy

The first computer I ever saw was a Sperry Univac...

The first computer I ever saw was a Sperry Univac honker with big tape drives.
The first computer I owned was a Texas Instruments TI-99 micro with audio cassette storage.
The first computer I ever...
02-02-12, 07:22 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,504
Posted By dark_energy

Simon Winchester's - The Map that changed the...

Simon Winchester's - The Map that changed the World: William Smith and the birth of modern Geology.
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01-19-12, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2,137
Views: 259,847
Posted By dark_energy

From the 60's, The Beatles - Revolver (on vinyl) ...

From the 60's, The Beatles - Revolver (on vinyl)
from the Oh-Oh's, The Decemberists - The Crane Wife
Forum: Commuting
01-16-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 64,670
Posted By dark_energy

Yes, I would join the others in telling the...

Yes, I would join the others in telling the original poster that 12 miles is a nice distance for a commute. My routes are 10 miles going to work and 12 miles coming home. I ride a mountain bike, and...
01-09-12, 08:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 521
Posted By dark_energy

McDonalds doesn't have a good batting average for...

McDonalds doesn't have a good batting average for me either. I do McD for breakfast about once a week, at least once a month they mess up my order.

I didn't eat well yesterday morning, went on my...
Forum: Commuting
01-09-12, 05:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 10,238
Posted By dark_energy

I concur, and the jogalite bands have enough...

I concur, and the jogalite bands have enough velcro stay secure, I use the one on my right pants leg always.
http://www.jogalite.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.productone&product=54
01-08-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,744
Posted By dark_energy

That Department of Public Safety Trooper makes an...

That Department of Public Safety Trooper makes an asinine statement. He is basically saying that riders need to ride as far right as possible. He is putting the onus on cyclists. Clearly, here the...
01-02-12, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,993
Views: 223,067
Posted By dark_energy

Simon Winchester's, The Map That Changed the...

Simon Winchester's, The Map That Changed the World - William Smith and the birth of modern geology.
Forum: Foo
12-31-11, 11:53 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 742
Posted By dark_energy

Sounds worse than my 2010. But 2011 was better....

Sounds worse than my 2010. But 2011 was better. So I'm optimistic about 2012.:)
12-26-11, 02:49 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,045
Posted By dark_energy

I've had a couple nice rices in the sunny 30's....

I've had a couple nice rices in the sunny 30's. If you dress right, it's downright comfortable riding this time of year.

I don't yet have cycling gloves with fingers, so I've worn clear latex...
12-26-11, 06:42 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 4,278
Posted By dark_energy

I'm enjoying following this thread. ...

I'm enjoying following this thread.

Tractorlegs, sad but true, that's the state of things in our old USA.:(

Rona, Netherlands is moving higher up my list of countries I want to visit.:)
12-20-11, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,993
Views: 223,067
Posted By dark_energy

Unbroken: a World War II story of survival,...

Unbroken: a World War II story of survival, resilience, and redemption - Laura Hillenbrand
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-11, 09:21 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,030
Posted By dark_energy

I feel like I need to take advantage of every day...

I feel like I need to take advantage of every day that I am off from work, and that the weather is not really bad (I don't ride in the rain). Smack dab in the middle of my ride is a 3 mile stretch...
10-21-11, 09:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,030
Posted By dark_energy

Same for me. Except, sometimes if I have a...

Same for me.

Except, sometimes if I have a line of cars in back of me, I go down to the second chainring if I want to really tear out.:)
Forum: Commuting
10-21-11, 08:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,461
Posted By dark_energy

Front lights, I set them to be in flashing mode...

Front lights, I set them to be in flashing mode only when in a street with lots of light (streelights, store fronts, signs), I can see well, I am pretty visible, but want to attract extra attention....
10-19-11, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 361
Posted By dark_energy

Congratulations Mymojo, hope you have a blast...

Congratulations Mymojo, hope you have a blast riding and continue with your health improvements!
10-18-11, 06:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By dark_energy

That is real cool. I want a high rez, print out....

That is real cool. I want a high rez, print out. To frame and put by my desk.
Forum: Commuting
10-16-11, 08:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,760
Posted By dark_energy

That's a sorry ad, by a sorry ass company. Is the...

That's a sorry ad, by a sorry ass company. Is the government bailed out, GM even making a profit yet?
10-07-11, 05:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,013
Posted By dark_energy

Sounds like fun, I've been thinking I'd like to...

Sounds like fun, I've been thinking I'd like to try the Hilly Hundred one year. A rare weekend working (to get some overtime $) will keep me indoors during the days.
10-03-11, 09:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,101
Posted By dark_energy

That's a damn tough young lady! I wish her a full...

That's a damn tough young lady! I wish her a full and speedy recovery.
I broke my left radius last year. My crash was caused by bad/uneven pavement, on a street I was not familiar.
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