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Forum: Foo
11-11-11, 08:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 415
Posted By Seamless

On 11/11/11, at 11:11 am, my computer ran its...

On 11/11/11, at 11:11 am, my computer ran its Power On Self Test.
Passed, so it claims.

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Forum: Foo
11-09-11, 12:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 313
Posted By Seamless

One of my database clients receives similar...

One of my database clients receives similar information for their custom system, from customers who allow entry via web and other means (including fax), in any possible format. It's insanely wasteful...
Forum: Foo
11-06-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 206
Posted By Seamless

Is it safe? Are they gone yet? Are we all clear to come out now, safely?

I can' tell if they'll still with us; the "what's new" status page simply shows "What's New?".
At least they paid upfront for site maintenance.

http://www.familyradio.com/tv/whatsnew.html
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-11, 05:26 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,507
Posted By Seamless

Not that it's necessarily one or the other; but...

Not that it's necessarily one or the other; but the observer wonders whether former partners' interest might have been drawn primarily to the attraction of the new bikes. :love:
10-30-11, 05:11 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,404
Posted By Seamless

More Cowbell!

More Cowbell!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-11, 08:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,507
Posted By Seamless

I'd like to think that it's when I discern...

I'd like to think that it's when I discern significant improvement in new models' design/components/handling as compared to my older bike, but an independent observer might interject it's been...
Forum: Great Lakes
10-27-11, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Seamless

Ald. Mell has a reputation of badmouthing bike...

Ald. Mell has a reputation of badmouthing bike riders. The most experience most alderpersons have with bikers is downtown, where the dense mix of bikes (esp. couriers), pedestrians, autos, cabs and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-11, 08:57 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,717
Posted By Seamless

[T]he talking to yourself thing is kind of...

[T]he talking to yourself thing is kind of weird.[/QUOTE]

It's the only option, since surgeonstone's not carrying.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,717
Posted By Seamless

Assuming lack of cell service wasn't a result of...

Assuming lack of cell service wasn't a result of the heralded end of the world--
Do you prefer riding with the other camera (the one you used to take the photo of no service) rather than the one...
10-22-11, 10:06 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,404
Posted By Seamless

Not all MUPs are just for riding

A few quick shots from today; most color has been blown away, but still some lingers.

(If they were rotated by upload, don't know why.)
10-20-11, 12:11 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,404
Posted By Seamless

That's a great shot, especially...

That's a great shot, especially composition/framing.
Forum: Commuting
10-11-11, 07:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,270
Posted By Seamless

If your shoes have holes for cleats--even if you...

If your shoes have holes for cleats--even if you have cleats installed, if the site wasn't water proofed--you may be getting water in through the sole, coming up through the pad. It isn't noticeable...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-11, 12:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 451
Posted By Seamless

If this is a recent change from a previous...

If this is a recent change from a previous consistent history of no such problem--
The fit of the shoes may change during a long ride, so perhaps you could adjust on the fly as you stop for a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,048
Posted By Seamless

That's an important point (bonus mid-term quiz...

That's an important point (bonus mid-term quiz points!): it wasn't just a threat, but unconsented and offensive actual contact (thus both assault and battery). And they were criminal acts, not merely...
Forum: Commuting
09-23-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,000
Posted By Seamless

I used that frame (same model, same color) for...

I used that frame (same model, same color) for road, touring and light commuting for years, with a rear rack; it's now in use by a nephew at grad school in Denver.

The frame--assuming no...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-11, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,563
Posted By Seamless

If the goal is for them to get some exercise,...

If the goal is for them to get some exercise, might be more efficient to hook your bike up to the dogs (a la Iditarod/Idatarod) and let them power on.
09-10-11, 11:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,810
Posted By Seamless

Stick with the bell near UN Plaza.

Stick with the bell near UN Plaza.
Forum: Foo
09-08-11, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 650
Posted By Seamless

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218024
09-08-11, 06:43 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,810
Posted By Seamless

Seen all of those behaviors by bike riders,...

Seen all of those behaviors by bike riders, whether on MUP, street or sidewalk.
Sometimes simultaneously (last week a no-hands rider emailing or texting; more frequently, phone conversations).

...
Forum: Great Lakes
09-08-11, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 658
Posted By Seamless

I'm not on a single speed, maybe some will join...

I'm not on a single speed, maybe some will join in and share their experiences--

Depending on the chosen route, there may be some highway bridges and overpasses to cross, not much in the way of...
Forum: Commuting
09-06-11, 08:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Seamless

Not likely the perceived risk. This type of...

Not likely the perceived risk.
This type of logic (guard against a hidden weapon) provides no limit to the list of potential dangers, and corresponding security needs inherently escalate. I hope it...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-11, 11:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 809
Posted By Seamless

With federal matching funds, and charitable...

With federal matching funds, and charitable contribution deductions, it is partially publicly funded.

MLK Memorial is located on public property, open to all as a completely public facility,...
08-23-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,476
Posted By Seamless

Dogs (and toddlers) usually aren't the problem:...

Dogs (and toddlers) usually aren't the problem: it's the idiot owner/guardian.
Many thanks to Roxie's adult owner who decided, upon seeing me approach on the MUP, to wait until I was passing to call...
08-22-11, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,476
Posted By Seamless

Inflatable cow-catcher on the front? Water...

Inflatable cow-catcher on the front?
Water pistol?

Sometimes yelling "WATCH OUT" or "WAKE UP" works, and nobody needs extra time to calculate right/left perspective shifts.
Forum: Touring
08-22-11, 08:17 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,724
Posted By Seamless

Unfortunately both of you are absolutely correct.

Unfortunately both of you are absolutely correct.
Forum: Touring
08-21-11, 05:25 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,724
Posted By Seamless

Well, the longer you live, the greater likelihood...

Well, the longer you live, the greater likelihood you'll die someday?

Most mistakes tend to be made by novices, not the experienced, so the odds of rider-caused injuries are the greatest the less...
Forum: Commuting
08-17-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Seamless

A bit off the lakeshore path, but-- The stretch...

A bit off the lakeshore path, but--
The stretch of Lincoln I'm familiar with, from around Western south to Belmont, has clearly marked bike areas (some dedicated lanes, but mostly shared lane...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-11, 09:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 562
Posted By Seamless

You and 69,999 other MUP users (70% are peds, BTW)

70,000 people use Lake Shore path daily
BY DARRYL HOLLIDAY Staff Reporter/dholliday@suntimes.com August 16, 2011 7:52PM


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Forum: Commuting
08-15-11, 05:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,525
Posted By Seamless

If it's the color of my previous H-frame, it's a...

If it's the color of my previous H-frame, it's a unique pearl finish (not metalic), so the color hue appears different depending on lighting conditions (sun v. fluorescent, e.g.). It's a standout...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-11, 09:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By Seamless

You might get better response if you post in the...

You might get better response if you post in the Regional Discussions -> Great Lakes area for discussions.

I've done the ride a couple times, my enjoyment tends to rise or fall with the weather...
08-09-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 13,617
Posted By Seamless

Exactly why it's illegal. But do enjoy...

Exactly why it's illegal.
But do enjoy defending yourself against impersonation charges, and potentially attempted stalking or worse (victims are "pulled over" by fake cops and assaulted); it should...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,166
Posted By Seamless

Free use of pumps, and free air, are often...

Free use of pumps, and free air, are often available at bike shops.
A college dorm/residence hall office might agree to purchase one for resident use.
Colleges sometimes have campus transport...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-11, 06:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 985
Posted By Seamless

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07-30-11, 06:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,034
Posted By Seamless

I can't speak to the other jurisdictions, but the...

I can't speak to the other jurisdictions, but the case you refer to is not unique in Illinois (it's not a single rogue or activist judge).
Appellate cases have held that auto drivers outside of...
07-26-11, 06:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,595
Posted By Seamless

The top peeve on your list seems to require: ...

The top peeve on your list seems to require:

(1) (a) either infallible superhuman mind-reading ability; or
(1) (b) strongly suggests you waste an incredible amount of time stopping and...
07-25-11, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Seamless

"Funnest" looked odd, so I had to check. Oxford...

"Funnest" looked odd, so I had to check.
Oxford English (New American) Dictionary notes it's an increasingly-used informal form. What's the matter with kids today.

Seems fine for a blog...
Forum: Foo
07-24-11, 08:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 426
Posted By Seamless

Nicely done. Of course, now you've given...

Nicely done.
Of course, now you've given encouragement to Ceiling Cat.
07-23-11, 05:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Seamless

New Jersey transportation officials report...

New Jersey transportation officials report "Statistics indicate bicycling is about as safe as driving or riding in a car." You assert otherwise (p.s./ your profile indicates you are from Colorado,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-11, 05:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 7,882
Posted By Seamless

With a company that large, you should be able to...

With a company that large, you should be able to find several other riders who would appreciate being able to do what you want, so I agree: start your own group.

Then organize a company-wide...
Forum: Foo
07-13-11, 11:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 239
Posted By Seamless

Actual ownership in the company may not have been...

Actual ownership in the company may not have been required (and thus might be irrelevant to your question) if the lender was satisfied with your grandmother's personal guarantee, if that's what she...
Forum: Touring
07-13-11, 11:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,261
Posted By Seamless

That weight's on the high side for those wheels....

That weight's on the high side for those wheels. Be sure to check the tire pressure regularly. Those spokes (and nipples) if I recall correctly may have to be special ordered and not generally...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-11, 04:13 PM
Replies: 447
Views: 13,994
Posted By Seamless

Simply astonishing that you don't know the 3-inch...

Simply astonishing that you don't know the 3-inch space is not a bike lane.

You don't know enough about riding on the road to be able to recognize a bike lane (and, therefore, where bikes should...
Forum: Foo
07-09-11, 09:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By Seamless

Income for US tax purposes is not regarded as...

Income for US tax purposes is not regarded as received only if received from an employer, so no, you aren't restricted in funding an IRA by money paid by an employer. In other words, earned income is...
07-07-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,174
Posted By Seamless

Does not have to be sworn, or even written. For...

Does not have to be sworn, or even written.
For a recent example, there's a woman in Florida who was just sentenced to 4 years (albeit time served) for providing false information to police. In...
07-05-11, 06:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By Seamless

Uh huh. That logic applies equally well for...

Uh huh. That logic applies equally well for mandatory universal health insurance coverage, right? (Sorry, different forum/issue. At least if we had universal health coverage the auto insurance...
07-04-11, 04:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 931
Posted By Seamless

Insurance coverages are state-specific; whether...

Insurance coverages are state-specific; whether policies can be stacked varies by jurisdiction (either as matter of insurance regulations or court interpretation of policy language). Major insurers...
Forum: Great Lakes
07-01-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,282
Posted By Seamless

More sad--I misread your post (sorry). So you...

More sad--I misread your post (sorry). So you already ride from Hyde Park north to the museum campus.
If you add a loop of Northerly Island, that's almost another mile.
Promontory Point loop adds...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-30-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 6,282
Posted By Seamless

1. Ride east to the lakefront path. 2. Turn...

1. Ride east to the lakefront path.
2. Turn south.

Notes:
Much lighter traffic on the path south of Adler and museum campus, to slightly south of Museum of Science and Industry.
Unfortunately...
Forum: Commuting
06-29-11, 08:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,360
Posted By Seamless

Tall black object, reflects little light: first...

Tall black object, reflects little light: first teacher.

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I've seen that scenario a few times: from some distance, even while dangling precipitously from a ledge or upside down, just...
Forum: Foo
06-20-11, 07:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,263
Posted By Seamless

Wearing jeans (generally, clothing) is to some...

Wearing jeans (generally, clothing) is to some extent a matter of gift wrap. You may better enjoy your clothing by wearing something that a partner enjoys looking at and handles, before unwrapping....
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