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Forum: Foo
01-17-07, 03:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,964
Posted By WorldWind

always on the bark

always on the bark
Forum: Foo
01-05-07, 03:46 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 625
Posted By WorldWind

My SO has one. She uses it almost every day. I...

My SO has one. She uses it almost every day.
I was conscripted to assemble it, and I move it when it needs moving.
It is well designed and built and seems sturdy enough to last many years.
We...
Forum: Foo
01-03-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,975
Posted By WorldWind

Well, MY only big extravagance is giving my wife...

Well, MY only big extravagance is giving my wife the extra money to get her hair and nails done.
Forum: Foo
12-27-06, 04:23 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,687
Posted By WorldWind

Politicians, who say they are Christian, while...

Politicians, who say they are Christian, while their actions shriek “I am the antichrist.”
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 9,475
Posted By WorldWind

Darwin

Darwin
12-12-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,747
Posted By WorldWind

You are but a dim ‘candle in the wind’ You...

You are but a dim ‘candle in the wind’
You could be the ‘wind beneath ones wings’
Or someone’s ‘summer wind’

To ‘tilt against the wind’ is a futile act
She will leave you ‘twisting’
In the end...
Forum: Foo
11-14-06, 08:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By WorldWind

Is this your clever way of getting me to admit...

Is this your clever way of getting me to admit that I put that green goop in my tubes....


I only did it that one time, I was young, inexperienced and impressionable. The other guys, they made...
Forum: Foo
10-31-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 696
Posted By WorldWind

I cut myself, and it healed. You can't even tell.

I cut myself, and it healed. You can't even tell.
10-23-06, 08:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,541
Posted By WorldWind

I deflate mine, but not until I get them home....

I deflate mine, but not until I get them home. Both mtn and road.
I inflate before I load them in the car.
Forum: Foo
10-20-06, 04:31 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,713
Posted By WorldWind

http://www.gearreview.com/images/ib05/s-works-cran...

http://www.gearreview.com/images/ib05/s-works-crank-big.jpg
10-18-06, 09:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By WorldWind

A Clip is a device that attaches; it also implies...

A Clip is a device that attaches; it also implies alignment and a supporting framework.

How could that term not be more perfect to describe what a toe clip is? And clipless would then be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-06, 05:50 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,098
Posted By WorldWind

Are you pronating a little and rocking the bike?

Are you pronating a little and rocking the bike?
10-16-06, 03:06 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By WorldWind

I hope no one gets the idea that I am implying...

I hope no one gets the idea that I am implying that toe-clips are named after Jacky, because it’s quite the reverse. But when I think of those that were clipless back in the day, Joe Breeze comes to...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,881
Posted By WorldWind

Wow, PMS, and a stick up your ... ...

Wow, PMS, and a stick up your ...




Aparently I have touched a nerve. Sorry, my bad.
10-16-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By WorldWind

Ours is a sport that is literally steeped in...

Ours is a sport that is literally steeped in tradition but is always changing and growing.
Those of us who have been in it for a while, understand that there are oddities about how things are...
Forum: Commuting
10-16-06, 08:50 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,881
Posted By WorldWind

Thats easy vendorz... You will then have a...

Thats easy vendorz... You will then have a poser bike and we will, from then on call you Fred.
10-13-06, 04:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By WorldWind

Clearly you have never used cleats and toe clips.

Clearly you have never used cleats and toe clips.
Forum: Commuting
10-13-06, 04:44 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,881
Posted By WorldWind

Sorry if I insulted anyone’s fragile...

Sorry if I insulted anyone’s fragile sensibilities with my off road humor but to me the thread title just screams tongue in cheek. And yes Nancy you can put a kickstand on a racing bike, but you...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-06, 04:27 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,881
Posted By WorldWind

Cyclocross bikes by definition don’t have...

Cyclocross bikes by definition don’t have kickstands, for the same reason you can’t call a car with and automatic transmission a sports car. Well you can, but you would be incorrect.

Don’t get me...
10-12-06, 01:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,081
Posted By WorldWind

First you would need to define what best is....

First you would need to define what best is. Then, best for what, a down tube? for what design? for what rider?

There are literally hundreds of steel frame configurations that all differ in what...
10-12-06, 01:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,679
Posted By WorldWind

Tradition

Tradition
10-11-06, 04:53 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By WorldWind

Whether itís a foot or a face it is a dab, and...

Whether itís a foot or a face it is a dab, and thatís points off.:o
10-11-06, 08:46 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,149
Posted By WorldWind

Yes every one has done the Face Plant. You...

Yes every one has done the Face Plant. You discover that you donít like it much so you do endoes for a while until you figure out not to try slowing down on those steep sections, how to loft your...
10-09-06, 03:05 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,128
Posted By WorldWind

Not having the 'techlogy' says "Who cares how...

Not having the 'techlogy' says "Who cares how far?"

Just ride untill it's time to go home, or untill you are not having fun anymore.
Forum: Foo
10-06-06, 03:16 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,123
Posted By WorldWind

God gave man a brain bigger than a dog’s, so...

God gave man a brain bigger than a dog’s,
so that they wouldn't hump lady's legs at cocktail parties.



Hackers
10-05-06, 06:12 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,071
Posted By WorldWind

Australia?

Australia?
10-05-06, 06:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 549
Posted By WorldWind

My reply was in qualitative terms not...

My reply was in qualitative terms not quantitative. In my world the terms a lot and a little bit are both the same; meaningless exaggerations.

Energy is only lost from a system if it is allowed to...
10-05-06, 03:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 549
Posted By WorldWind

Energy is not lost from the foot to shoe...

Energy is not lost from the foot to shoe interface unless the jell is heating up, but you are making your pedal strokes less efficent so their is more loss in the mussle to peddle interface.
10-05-06, 09:15 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By WorldWind

I can give you a contact for info and machines. ...

I can give you a contact for info and machines.

Alberone Sewing Machine inc.
1610 S. Main St. Los Angeles, Ca. 90015
alberoni@earthlink.net
Ph. 213-747-4217 ask for R.J.
10-05-06, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By WorldWind

I believe it’s a single needle lock stitch...

I believe it’s a single needle lock stitch machine, that’s about all I know. Would you want a double needle machine for bags?

I sew lightweight rip stop nylon on an electronically controlled...
10-03-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,072
Posted By WorldWind

I think itís very precise and self-explanatory,...

I think itís very precise and self-explanatory, all in all a good addition to our ever growing vernacular. Foshizzel my brother donít be a donka donk.
10-03-06, 03:49 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,072
Posted By WorldWind

A lot of them come from China, some from...

A lot of them come from China, some from Thailand, Russia etc. The country with the least number of babys is the Vatican.
Forum: Foo
10-03-06, 11:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By WorldWind

I like to teach people how to fly kites. ...

I like to teach people how to fly kites.




If you think you might like to try it, here is a good place to start.
http://www.foreverflying.com/fighter-small.html

These are real fighters, it...
Forum: Foo
10-03-06, 10:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By WorldWind

You can see me in front of my kite in this group...

You can see me in front of my kite in this group picture if you look closely.
http://www.csun.edu/~ghsiung/avi9723.jpg

Yes, I did sew that kite myself.
I am very fond of that particular design...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-06, 05:05 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 10,328
Posted By WorldWind

http://www.bauernhof.net/kuehe/rinderrassen/jersey...

http://www.bauernhof.net/kuehe/rinderrassen/jersey.jpg
Forum: Foo
10-02-06, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,313
Posted By WorldWind

Yesterday, upon the stair I met a man who...

Yesterday, upon the stair
I met a man who wasn’t there
He wasn’t there again today
Oh how I wish he’d go away
Forum: Foo
10-02-06, 04:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 448
Posted By WorldWind

The birds represent your freedom. The turning...

The birds represent your freedom. The turning into white balls your wholeness. the fact that others were throwing them at each other means you feel on some level that you are being used as a tool by...
Forum: Foo
10-02-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By WorldWind

Lets not get carried away here. If you are...

Lets not get carried away here.

If you are talking stunt kites…Now a days even the best commercial kites are well under $300. There are excellent stunters for under $150 all day long and even the...
Forum: Foo
10-02-06, 11:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By WorldWind

Here is a place to start. ...

Here is a place to start.
http://www.kite-plans.com/

Then, if you need the parts
http://www.intothewind.com/shop/Repair_and_Kitemaking
Forum: Foo
10-02-06, 11:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 403
Posted By WorldWind

Who likes to fly kites?

There are many people that feel that kites, like bicycles are merely toys for children.
Bikes and kites are toys, but they can also be much more than that. Depending on the design and use, they can...
10-02-06, 10:15 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 4,072
Posted By WorldWind

Oh contraire. The only true use for rhubarb...

Oh contraire.

The only true use for rhubarb pie is as a gesture of condolence for teasing someone, hence the name rhubarb.

Peach pie, apple pie, and cherry pie all have long standing in our...
Forum: Foo
10-02-06, 09:52 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,306
Posted By WorldWind

The smell of tricloroethylene on sintered...

The smell of tricloroethylene on sintered beryllium and ojive threads.

Oh, sorry.

The smell of fresh baked bread is pretty nice, and the top of a baby’s head, but my favorite is the smell of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-06, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,053
Posted By WorldWind

Once one clips in they do.

Once one clips in they do.
Forum: Foo
09-29-06, 08:31 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,123
Posted By WorldWind

Oh sure, I can order myself some rain. I can...

Oh sure, I can order myself some rain.
I can get myself a taxi, but finding someone
really nice, that’s not so easy.




Sabrina
Forum: Foo
09-28-06, 05:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,353
Posted By WorldWind

You know, the ideas for my kites sometimes come...

You know, the ideas for my kites sometimes come from the most interesting of places.
If I may, when I finish the large box kite I am now building I will start a Rogallo style sled kite in the shape...
Forum: Foo
09-28-06, 05:08 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,353
Posted By WorldWind

Yes, one of my biggest passions is kites. I fly...

Yes, one of my biggest passions is kites. I fly them, and build them, all types.

Much more than any food, I remember the times as a very young boy with my father teaching me to build his version...
Forum: Foo
09-28-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,353
Posted By WorldWind

Everyone has weird psychological anomalies,...

Everyone has weird psychological anomalies, everyone.

With some people itís food with other people itís string.

They normally donít become disorders. And I certainly wouldnít say that if you...
Forum: Foo
09-28-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,353
Posted By WorldWind

Itís likely you will succumb to the ravages of...

Itís likely you will succumb to the ravages of having a bad attitude.
Forum: Foo
09-28-06, 02:18 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,353
Posted By WorldWind

+1 I was never conditioned to sublimate my...

+1

I was never conditioned to sublimate my frustrations with food by my parents either. I guess we were just lucky. Or perhaps it was because my father had a degree in child psychology and was...
Forum: Foo
09-27-06, 02:26 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,123
Posted By WorldWind

"I can eat 50 eggs"

"I can eat 50 eggs"
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