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Forum: Texas
10-05-14, 09:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,115
Posted By ScottStr

Margo is the wife of another bikeforums member,...

Margo is the wife of another bikeforums member, pallen.
07-07-12, 05:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By ScottStr

While I'm sure that many people would answer this...

While I'm sure that many people would answer this question with a picure of me, here is my answer:

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07-04-12, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 587
Posted By ScottStr

Congrats on getting back on. Stay with it. I...

Congrats on getting back on. Stay with it.

I haven't been off the bike for nearly a year. In fact I rode about 11 miles Sunday night, but I haven't been riding much more than 1 short ride a month...
Forum: Foo
06-07-12, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By ScottStr

It sounds almost as good on the speakers of my...

It sounds almost as good on the speakers of my laptop as it did on my car stereo in '79.
Forum: Foo
06-05-12, 12:09 AM
Replies: 179
Views: 7,040
Posted By ScottStr

When I worked at Microsoft, dress was extremely...

When I worked at Microsoft, dress was extremely casual. We wore shorts, tank-tops and flip-flops every day if we wanted to. But we always dressed up for interviews, even for internal, lateral...
Forum: Foo
06-04-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,401
Posted By ScottStr

The Astrophysics of Grief Grief is a star. When...

The Astrophysics of Grief
Grief is a star. When you lose someone you love, it’s as though you’re standing on that star. The heat is so intense that you can’t stand it. The heat surrounds you and...
Forum: Commuting
05-17-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 972
Posted By ScottStr

The lock turned out to be exactly the one I was...

The lock turned out to be exactly the one I was thinking of when I read the title.
05-15-12, 06:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 736
Posted By ScottStr

Ride of Silence May 16th, 2012 7:00 pm

Tomorrow night, we roll in silence, in memory of our fallen friends. Please join us.

There is a ride in every state in the US, 15 in Texas. The original Ride of Silence is in Dallas, right where...
04-27-12, 09:41 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,889
Posted By ScottStr

I've been wanting to get on of these and clip it...

I've been wanting to get on of these and clip it on a seatstay. It's only for dogs. I like that it's pink and has Barbie graphics on it.
...
Forum: Texas
04-27-12, 09:06 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,734
Posted By ScottStr

Also, there are several individuals in town who...

Also, there are several individuals in town who love to play with older bikes. Many of them would consider those too new for their tastes. Holmes Zilla on Facebook is one of those.
Forum: Foo
04-04-12, 11:15 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 554
Posted By ScottStr

A friend of mine was in the nursing home that was...

A friend of mine was in the nursing home that was severely damaged. There are some news photos of her in a wheelchair, being relocated. The Bicycles Inc., in Arlington was barely out of the path of a...
Forum: Texas
03-22-12, 07:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,104
Posted By ScottStr

I hadn't read the comments before I read this...

I hadn't read the comments before I read this thread. What a bunch of morons. They make us sound like Arlington.
12-21-11, 11:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,036
Posted By ScottStr

I'm in just about every shop in town. That...

I'm in just about every shop in town. That Performance is one of my favorites, especially when Mariah is working.
Forum: Texas
09-20-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By ScottStr

MMach5, the friend I mentioned who suggested it...

MMach5, the friend I mentioned who suggested it was Bernie. Trinity was the first shop to have some of my cards.
Forum: Texas
09-19-11, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 837
Posted By ScottStr

Cool Bike Friendly Cab in Fort Worth

I started driving a taxi in Fort Worth a little oer a week ago. One of my friends who owns a bike shop asked if I was available for sag support. I'm getting cards printed to leave at all the local...
Forum: Foo
06-28-11, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 895
Posted By ScottStr

208548 I never actually had one, but I helped...

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I never actually had one, but I helped the girl across the street cook some stuff. I ate some of the "food" that came out of it too. Their slogan should have been a take-off on Jiffy Pop's...
06-28-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,017
Posted By ScottStr

One of my favorites is a spot on one of the local...

One of my favorites is a spot on one of the local MUPs where I turned around to go back to the car the first time my wife and I walked there, after my back surgery. I always try to make a note of...
06-28-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 876
Posted By ScottStr

My wife lost 75 lbs in '08. She cut all the bad...

My wife lost 75 lbs in '08. She cut all the bad foods out of her diet and only ate the good ones in moderation. She spent a lot of time on the treadmill and the track. When I lost my driving job in...
06-28-11, 12:40 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,359
Posted By ScottStr

Congrats. Keep it up and you'll have people here...

Congrats. Keep it up and you'll have people here jealous of the miles you are doing. You already have people younger and thinner than you who know they couldn't keep up with you.
Forum: Texas
06-27-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 700
Posted By ScottStr

On weekdays, most of the organized rides are in...

On weekdays, most of the organized rides are in the evenings. the LMRA Bicycle Club (http://www.lmrabicycleclub.com/) and MBBC (http://www.teambulge.com/) both do Saturday morning rides at a good...
06-24-11, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,336
Posted By ScottStr

On a ride a little over a week ago, we had 2...

On a ride a little over a week ago, we had 2 serious hill climbs. In the middle of the second a friend of mine, Bob, who is about 5'4" and 120 lbs, said "I'd hate to pull you up a hill on a bike. I'm...
06-23-11, 01:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,233
Posted By ScottStr

I was riding with a friend last Sunday. As we...

I was riding with a friend last Sunday. As we passed a man going the other way on the trail, he said to my friend "Wear a helmet, Ma'am." I was wearing a helmet, as I always do. When we took a break...
06-13-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,363
Posted By ScottStr

I do, and my legs are a lot to shave. Road rash...

I do, and my legs are a lot to shave. Road rash is the main reason I keep the hairless.
06-09-11, 05:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,826
Posted By ScottStr

W98seeng, I have ADD too. Riding my bike is one...

W98seeng, I have ADD too. Riding my bike is one of the few things that makes me concentrate on exactly what I'm doing for over an hour at a time.
06-09-11, 05:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 738
Posted By ScottStr

I think a bike with all the tubes bar-taped would...

I think a bike with all the tubes bar-taped would be interesting. Not that I'd be willing to try it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-11, 12:46 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,394
Posted By ScottStr

I forgot to mention another side effect I had on...

I forgot to mention another side effect I had on Coumadin. It's aparently fairly uncommon, but not unheard of and can be important to a cyclist. I had major dizzy spells both starting and stopping...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-11, 03:01 PM
Replies: 567
Views: 18,394
Posted By ScottStr

Get well PCad. When I had my DVT, after my...

Get well PCad.

When I had my DVT, after my post-L5-S1 fusion infection, they checked my lungs and found them clear. The Lovenox shots actually got harder for me over time. The shots didn't hurt,...
06-07-11, 01:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,046
Posted By ScottStr

Every river has a unique smell. My favorite is...

Every river has a unique smell. My favorite is the San Saba, as it runs through Menard, Texas. My grandparents lived on a farm 5 miles east of town. I played in that river as often as I could, and...
Forum: Foo
06-06-11, 12:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,125
Posted By ScottStr

205021205020 It was yummy too.

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It was yummy too.
Forum: Texas
06-02-11, 02:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 791
Posted By ScottStr

Between Fort Worth and Bowie, there's a lot of...

Between Fort Worth and Bowie, there's a lot of Hwy 110 that follows the old Fort Worth and Denver railroad track (now BNSF.) That cuts down on the elevation changes a bit. I've never ridden any of...
06-01-11, 09:04 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,639
Posted By ScottStr

I have a can of Halt clipped near the handlebars....

I have a can of Halt clipped near the handlebars. It is innocent looking enough. I mostly bought it for its intended use: fending off dog attacks. I'm sure it would be as useful as any other...
Forum: Foo
05-31-11, 05:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,760
Posted By ScottStr

204213 Bath time is always happy time.

204213
Bath time is always happy time.
05-31-11, 05:36 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,238
Posted By ScottStr

I'm a regular here and I have a little over 6...

I'm a regular here and I have a little over 6 months before I'm officially elligible. My good friend Doohickie is in the same boat.
05-31-11, 05:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 729
Posted By ScottStr

Moderate could mean just about anything. If...

Moderate could mean just about anything. If they're serious roadies, it'll be fast, like maybe 17-18. Even if it's described as a no-drop ride, there's a chance you'll be left behind. Don't be afraid...
05-31-11, 04:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 909
Posted By ScottStr

204209 I finally got another pic of a bobcat...

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I finally got another pic of a bobcat with a good camera. The camera was still a little cool, so the lens fogged up a bit. The cat walked up beside me and pooped 4 feet from me. I guess I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-11, 08:36 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,917
Posted By ScottStr

I never race. I'm fat and slow. I'm also clumsy...

I never race. I'm fat and slow. I'm also clumsy so I shave regularly. Once the hairs grow longer they clog the razor. If I go more than a month without shaving I use spray on hair remover to get...
05-26-11, 08:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 599
Posted By ScottStr

I use the Sigma DTS 1706 HR ...

I use the Sigma DTS 1706 HR (http://www.nashbar.com/bikes/Product_10053_10052_520272_-1___)bike computer. It's on sale for $49 at Nashbar right now. It sometimes loses signal both on speed and HR,...
05-26-11, 08:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,275
Posted By ScottStr

The most important thing is not to limit yourself...

The most important thing is not to limit yourself to one option. Check all the websites listed above, get familiar with what Walmart and each local LBS stock and specialize in. When you're ready to...
05-26-11, 08:03 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,677
Posted By ScottStr

Fixed

Fixed
05-25-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,677
Posted By ScottStr

Clydes also understand that the half-ounce you...

Clydes also understand that the half-ounce you can save with a carbon fiber water bottle cage doesn't make a whole lot of difference compared to the 100+ pounds I need to lose.
05-24-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 825
Posted By ScottStr

I always carry at least one copy of the map of...

I always carry at least one copy of the map of the Trinity Trails with me, even though I have it memorized. That way, I can hand it to losts cyclists and runners. Most of the cyclists I know give the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 03:40 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,263
Posted By ScottStr

VIP and the Rainbow Lounge.

VIP and the Rainbow Lounge.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-11, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 822
Posted By ScottStr

You left out Apex - You're too fat to ride a...

You left out
Apex - You're too fat to ride a bike
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-11, 05:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,263
Posted By ScottStr

You're not just saying that because we're going...

You're not just saying that because we're going to a gay bar, are you? : )
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-11, 12:42 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,263
Posted By ScottStr

It was an amazing experience here. I lead the...

It was an amazing experience here. I lead the ride and never had to stop for more than 20 seconds at a light without one of the police officers directing us through. We were fortunate not to have...
05-16-11, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 229
Posted By ScottStr

You make me sick coming in here and calling...

You make me sick coming in here and calling yourself a Clyde when you only weigh 220.

Welcome! I just wanted you to have someone tell you you're too skinny, when so many people will tell you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-11, 01:00 PM
Replies: 40
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Views: 1,632
Posted By ScottStr

I see a red door and I want to paint it black.

I see a red door and I want to paint it black.
05-16-11, 12:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 880
Posted By ScottStr

I made the mistake of telling someone, last week,...

I made the mistake of telling someone, last week, that I hadn't had a flat in about 3 months. I got really lucky. I went out and rode 25 miles on Saturday morning with no problems. Sunday evening,...
05-16-11, 12:22 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,938
Posted By ScottStr

If they said anuthing to me I would say "You mean...

If they said anuthing to me I would say "You mean my special wheelchair? Isn't this hotel ADA compliant?"
Forum: Texas
05-16-11, 11:59 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,094
Posted By ScottStr

Along Fossil Creek, they are paved multi-use...

Along Fossil Creek, they are paved multi-use trails. There are some areas of the Trinity Trails through Fort Worth that are crushed limestone; not as road-bike-friendly as pavement, but doable. There...
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