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Forum: Foo
02-05-12, 01:46 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,193
Posted By stonefree

This one was nicer than my Simplex Trig by...

This one was nicer than my Simplex Trig by Pickett that got me through 11 years of college. Still have it, but Wilson Pickett was better.
01-26-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,459
Posted By stonefree

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer is plastic. It's...

Carbon fiber reinforced polymer is plastic. It's CFRP... what's wrong with that? Surfboards, missiles, jets, etc. are made out of the same material.
01-25-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,982
Posted By stonefree

The aging denial is fine, just don't make a...

The aging denial is fine, just don't make a mistake, slip, fall and break something like a hip, because then....poof, it all goes out the window and you might be in a new set of wheels.
01-23-12, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 661
Posted By stonefree

I think that generally newer darker asphalt is...

I think that generally newer darker asphalt is being used more now for vehicle road surfaces, including bicycle paths, because of the addition of a polymer modifier called crumb rubber to increase...
Forum: Foo
01-21-12, 02:27 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,695
Posted By stonefree

Yuk, sprinkle a little aluminum dust on that and...

Yuk, sprinkle a little aluminum dust on that and you've got a typical chocolate cookie.
Forum: Foo
01-20-12, 10:46 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,695
Posted By stonefree

Anything with erythritol or xylitol in it, which...

Anything with erythritol or xylitol in it, which could be almost anything sweet.
01-20-12, 08:53 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,559
Posted By stonefree

Absolutely not true. The tires on both my road...

Absolutely not true. The tires on both my road bikes stay a around 100psi for days at a time with adapters on them. I alternate using two bikes, so I check them right before I leave.
Forum: Foo
01-19-12, 09:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By stonefree

I have a lot of experience with addictive...

I have a lot of experience with addictive substances, hence my login ID. I'm just not that good at inspiring people, so to simplify...it's all about choosing life over death.

I quit a 40+ year...
01-19-12, 08:46 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,325
Posted By stonefree

I quit a 40+ year habit about 5 years ago...

I quit a 40+ year habit about 5 years ago gradually over a few months of working my way down from store bought smokes to hand made and eventually to none. Sometimes I still want one, but I never...
01-18-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,048
Posted By stonefree

This plus terminal gluttony is the essence of...

This plus terminal gluttony is the essence of this rant.
01-18-12, 08:39 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,048
Posted By stonefree

Survival of the fittest eh. Get serious will ya....

Survival of the fittest eh. Get serious will ya. They need tough love anyway.
01-17-12, 06:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,014
Posted By stonefree

I hung a 30lb Raleigh Gran Prix by it's rear...

I hung a 30lb Raleigh Gran Prix by it's rear wheel on a single rubber coated hook in my garage for 20 years untouched with absolutely no resultant damage. The tires didn't even rot.
01-16-12, 05:31 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 10,623
Posted By stonefree

This... Or you could just get younger.

This...

Or you could just get younger.
01-15-12, 08:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,692
Posted By stonefree

The physics is basically all about drag...

The physics is basically all about drag coefficient (surface treatment) and frontal area, and the lowest numbers achieved for each.
Forum: Texas
01-15-12, 07:14 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,649
Posted By stonefree

The piney woods of Bastrop are pretty much...

The piney woods of Bastrop are pretty much decimated and in the very slow process of being removed, tree by tree. I happen to drive through there about every couple of months, and I see quite a lot...
Forum: Texas
01-15-12, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By stonefree

Thanks for the reminder. BTW...GO TEXANS.

Thanks for the reminder.

BTW...GO TEXANS.
Forum: Texas
01-15-12, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,804
Posted By stonefree

Don't forget Brazos Bend state Park on the...

Don't forget Brazos Bend state Park on the southwest side of town.

http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/spdest/findadest/parks/brazos_bend/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-12, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By stonefree

No, but you might lose some warts if you do.

No, but you might lose some warts if you do.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-12, 11:14 AM
01-14-12, 10:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 925
Posted By stonefree

Watching TV while driving a car will cause a...

Watching TV while driving a car will cause a heart attack.
01-10-12, 11:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By stonefree

How about a motorcycle helmet? It's cheaper and...

How about a motorcycle helmet? It's cheaper and covers your entire face.
Forum: Texas
01-07-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,660
Posted By stonefree

We've probably seen each other out on the Brays...

We've probably seen each other out on the Brays Bayou trail but didn't know it because I ride the western end nearly every day. If I hadn't pestered the precinct commissioners Larry Shuck and El...
01-07-12, 07:10 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,636
Posted By stonefree

geek + dork = frump > snob :lol:

geek + dork = frump > snob :lol:
01-07-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,451
Posted By stonefree

dohbarfing, no...uh trollwagging,, sauropost or...

dohbarfing, no...uh trollwagging,, sauropost or maybe dinoposting I should know this.
01-07-12, 06:35 AM
Replies: 427
Views: 102,715
Posted By stonefree

My '97 Trek 5500 OCLV that I bought off ebay a...

My '97 Trek 5500 OCLV that I bought off ebay a couple months back. I love this bike. 18.5lbshttp://i1176.photobucket.com/albums/x337/Bikesolo/MyNewCFTrek.jpg
01-05-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,604
Posted By stonefree

Ok, agreed, but happily it also means that a...

Ok, agreed, but happily it also means that a person would be more likely to be able to get a handle on it, mentally, and control it by just blocking it out, which is what I have to do, and what...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-12, 08:51 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 5,246
Posted By stonefree

Using Virgin coconut oil in your diet will take...

Using Virgin coconut oil in your diet will take off at least about 20% of your accumulated fat within a few weeks with no additional exercise. Ask the people of southern coastal India who are all...
Forum: Foo
01-04-12, 08:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By stonefree

Stack 'em..Pack 'em and Rack 'em.

Stack 'em..Pack 'em and Rack 'em.
01-04-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,604
Posted By stonefree

From the article, "In participants with...

From the article,

"In participants with tinnitus, this seemingly normal signal from the brainstem comes from the brain compensating for its hearing loss by boosting nerve cellsí signal-sending...
Forum: Foo
01-04-12, 09:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 362
Posted By stonefree

"Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of...

"Fate, it seems, is not without a sense of irony" Morpheus in the Matrix
Forum: Texas
01-04-12, 09:30 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,649
Posted By stonefree

I've never heard a question like that. You must...

I've never heard a question like that. You must not have lived here very long. It's 187 miles to west Austin, where Loop 360 is. Then there's FM 2222 if you're really brave.
01-03-12, 06:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,604
Posted By stonefree

I've got it too. It's intermittent and there are...

I've got it too. It's intermittent and there are more than several causes. Previous poster nailed one of the main causes and another big one is "stress". I have a continuous low hissing sound most...
01-03-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,389
Posted By stonefree

This works.

This works.
01-03-12, 08:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,389
Posted By stonefree

Close but not exactly true. Pneumonia is a...

Close but not exactly true. Pneumonia is a bacterial infection that sets in when immune system resources are low. Cold weather uses up immune system resources, in unhealthy people.

A "cold"...
01-02-12, 07:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By stonefree

You go, young man... and the camelbak will at...

You go, young man... and the camelbak will at least be a little padding on your back too. I'll just pull over and take a gulp out of my sport bottle.
01-01-12, 11:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By stonefree

To clarify...I think I just misinterpreted this...

To clarify...I think I just misinterpreted this statement, and then tried to make a snarky joke out of it. Sorry.:)
01-01-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 949
Posted By stonefree

Get well soon and it does look like lots of fun,...

Get well soon and it does look like lots of fun, but it also looks like you might have been trying to do two things at once, like take off your riding glasses while you were moving. Did I see that...
12-31-11, 10:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By stonefree

Since they linked vitamin B deficiency to...

Since they linked vitamin B deficiency to dementia 10 years ago and nothing's changed since then, I'll just stick with that. My farts are already old anyway.
12-30-11, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 373
Posted By stonefree

Nice Urban assault vehicle. You should get a...

Nice Urban assault vehicle. You should get a medal for bravery just for the ride itself, and another for sticking to your plan. Keep Austin Weird.
12-30-11, 09:08 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,143
Posted By stonefree

For over 60 years old, 300 quality scenic fun...

For over 60 years old, 300 quality scenic fun miles a month with some upper body exercise is fine by me. Any more than that would be pushing my luck. A lot of you old hotshots will find this out...
12-30-11, 08:51 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 949
Posted By stonefree

So you need Viagra to ride a bike?

So you need Viagra to ride a bike?
12-30-11, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,446
Posted By stonefree

I'm currently enjoying riding a couple of 10-12...

I'm currently enjoying riding a couple of 10-12 year old pro racing bikes that I found on ebay for about 10 cents on the dollar, neither of which required any build-up or additional parts. One has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 891
Posted By stonefree

Good one, 10. Yeh that definitely looks like a...

Good one, 10. Yeh that definitely looks like a clone of the Schwinn/Malwart one. Some people like their circuit boards in a fancy box with a big gadget name on it, but not me. C= pie(d)....dude.
Forum: Commuting
12-27-11, 08:45 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,624
Posted By stonefree

Using popular modern criteria for reasonable...

Using popular modern criteria for reasonable thinking, it probably depends on whether or not you can see your feet.
12-20-11, 09:20 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,541
Posted By stonefree

I guess I'm the only one that remembers those...

I guess I'm the only one that remembers those decades with absolutely no data whatsoever, zero, zip, nada. Pain was a living thing that went away before the ride was over. I must have imagined it.
12-20-11, 03:58 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,710
Posted By stonefree

One good solar flare and we're done. Then we can...

One good solar flare and we're done. Then we can flush all our gadget addictions and our Borg dreams down the big white phone. Won't be much left to yabber on endlessly about, much less a place to...
12-19-11, 09:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 650
Posted By stonefree

There are handlebar tape wrapping tutorials on...

There are handlebar tape wrapping tutorials on Youtube, but I'm too lazy to post the link.
12-11-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 702
Posted By stonefree

Seam lines in concrete paving are still the...

Seam lines in concrete paving are still the trickiest for me also, even after a lifetime of riding. If I can immediately perceive one coming now that I haven't already prepared for, I just firm up...
12-11-11, 08:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 975
Posted By stonefree

I've been using the adapter as a valve cap even...

I've been using the adapter as a valve cap even though one of my pumps works on both.
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