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Forum: Foo
11-30-07, 10:27 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,147
Posted By Thrifty1

I am Scottish and extremely frugal....... er...

I am Scottish and extremely frugal....... er Thrifty
11-13-07, 09:44 AM
Forum: Foo
11-12-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Thrifty1

Man am I ever chronologically gifted:eek: ...

Man am I ever chronologically gifted:eek:

JFK was my Commander In Chief....I saluted him (at MacDill AFB) 2 days before he went to Dallas......
Forum: Foo
11-11-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 614
Posted By Thrifty1

Veteran's Day Salute to fellow Vets

I, proudly, served in the US Air Force from 1963 to 1967

Assignments/Stations:
San Antonio, Texas
Tampa, Florida
Bien Hoa, Vietnam
Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam

When/Where did you serve our GREAT...
Forum: Foo
11-10-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 6,138
Posted By Thrifty1

Finding a peach on the "switch" tree was a...

Finding a peach on the "switch" tree was a reward....
Forum: Foo
11-09-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,612
Posted By Thrifty1

If Happy is the opposite of Sad and Love is...

If Happy is the opposite of Sad and
Love is the opposite of Hate.....
Why is GiddyUp the opposite of WOE??
11-08-07, 03:42 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,879
Posted By Thrifty1

The 1UpUSA site has the best prices on Kurt...

The 1UpUSA site has the best prices on Kurt Kinetic.
http://www.1upusa.com/
This will be the 4th winter that I have used my Kurt Kinetic Road Machine trainer.......NO problems and very realistic...
11-05-07, 11:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,364
Posted By Thrifty1

Girls had Cooties.......:(

Girls had Cooties.......:(
11-05-07, 11:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,364
Posted By Thrifty1

The castor/alchohol fuel smell and raped bee...

The castor/alchohol fuel smell and raped bee sound of a model airplane engine. The thrill/anxiety of a model airplane's "maiden flight". Fall colors. The smell of freshly cut grass. Armed Forces...
Forum: Foo
11-01-07, 12:00 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,165
Posted By Thrifty1

Helicopters don't fly......they beat the air into...

Helicopters don't fly......they beat the air into submission.

If the bird has floats/pontoons, try to talk the pilot into setting down on water......the main rotor thrust creates has interesting...
11-01-07, 11:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 879
Posted By Thrifty1

The German's did this with their Enigma...

The German's did this with their Enigma machine......1930s
Forum: Foo
11-01-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,165
Posted By Thrifty1

MANY hours/miles in variety of...

MANY hours/miles in variety of helicopters....especially in Viet Nam. A bit shakey during take off and landing "ground effect" but fantastic while airbourn. They can be noisy (with side doors open)...
10-29-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 316
Posted By Thrifty1

http://www.spinlitecycling.com/mountain_wheels.htm

http://www.spinlitecycling.com/mountain_wheels.htm
10-29-07, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 427
Posted By Thrifty1

Stealth hunting/transport......

Stealth hunting/transport......
10-27-07, 08:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 633
Posted By Thrifty1

Lowry AFB is still open/active? I had heard that...

Lowry AFB is still open/active? I had heard that it had been closed/deactivated.
Forum: Foo
10-26-07, 12:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,436
Posted By Thrifty1

Rules??? I met and dated a girl on a Friday. ...

Rules???
I met and dated a girl on a Friday. Called and dated same girl on the following Saturday.
Proposal to her one week after first meeting/date.
Been happily married over 40 years........
Forum: Foo
10-25-07, 11:12 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,363
Posted By Thrifty1

The opposite of woe is.....giddyup :D

The opposite of woe is.....giddyup :D
Forum: Foo
10-24-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,239
Posted By Thrifty1

Is Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, or other dead...

Is Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, or other dead artist/musician going to care or be compensated if I burn CDs from records (33 1/3) that I inherited when my father passed away?
Forum: Foo
10-24-07, 09:53 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 568
Posted By Thrifty1

Dear Harley makers: Enough with your "patened...

Dear Harley makers:
Enough with your "patened sound"......
Forum: Foo
10-24-07, 08:47 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,621
Posted By Thrifty1

Politician to celebrity convert.......Al Gore!

Politician to celebrity convert.......Al Gore!
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 05:54 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,330
Posted By Thrifty1

Thanks!! I spend most of my time in 50+

Thanks!! I spend most of my time in 50+
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 05:28 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,330
Posted By Thrifty1

I have been a "rodie" for forever and purchased...

I have been a "rodie" for forever and purchased my first mountain bike (due to their "increased cardio workout") about 2 months ago for post triple bypass surgery recovery therapy. I interacted with...
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,330
Posted By Thrifty1

Who are you to define "discussion forum"?? ...

Who are you to define "discussion forum"??
You're just SILLY (notice the you're instead of your)....yea me!
Do you walk to work, or take your lunch?
Here's laughing WITH you kiddo....;) :D
...
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 02:45 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,330
Posted By Thrifty1

Just about any thread/post in Mountain Biking can...

Just about any thread/post in Mountain Biking can result a semantic/grammer/accuracy war with Pete.
10-22-07, 02:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By Thrifty1

European version would be SPAINish :rolleyes:

European version would be SPAINish :rolleyes:
10-22-07, 11:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,264
Posted By Thrifty1

Wish I could send our relentless rain to you!! ...

Wish I could send our relentless rain to you!! Good Luck.....
10-22-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 734
Posted By Thrifty1

You are really shwing your age.......windows are...

You are really shwing your age.......windows are electric now....no "roll down" cranks.:D:D:)
10-21-07, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 674
Posted By Thrifty1

Take a look at Wheel World........ ...

Take a look at Wheel World........
http://wheelworld.com/itemlist.cfm?category=166
10-16-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,251
Posted By Thrifty1

Lil Peter ***erlin speaks (types) because he has...

Lil Peter ***erlin speaks (types) because he has to say (type) something.
10-16-07, 09:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 5,251
Posted By Thrifty1

Knowledgeable people speak (type) because they...

Knowledgeable people speak (type) because they have something to say (type).
Lil Peter ***erlin speaks (types) because he has to say (type) something.
10-16-07, 08:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,003
Posted By Thrifty1

We just broke the "All Time" record for the...

We just broke the "All Time" record for the wettest year. The previous wttest year record was 1908.
We don't need no stinkin snow......
10-14-07, 04:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,581
Posted By Thrifty1

Take a look at the Continental "High Pressure"...

Take a look at the Continental "High Pressure" rim tape........
http://www.biketiresdirect.com/productdetail.asp?p=COETP
Installs easily ....then forget about it....
10-13-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By Thrifty1

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=696909845...

http://www.biketoolsetc.com/index.cgi?id=696909845673&c=Tools&sc=Crank&tc=Extractors
10-13-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By Thrifty1

Here ya go....... ...

Here ya go.......
http://aebike.com/page.cfm?PageID=30&action=model&Category=852&Brand=312&type=T
10-12-07, 01:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Thrifty1

At lkeast you saw them in time for evasive...

At lkeast you saw them in time for evasive action. It is really uncomfortable to see and smell them at the same time.....tomoto juice does NOT work to eliminate the smell.
10-12-07, 12:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 508
Posted By Thrifty1

The Park Big Blue Book is excellent. I also like...

The Park Big Blue Book is excellent. I also like the Bicycling Complete Guide to Bicycle Maintenance....lots of photos.
10-11-07, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,652
Posted By Thrifty1

FWIW: I installed Kool Stop pads in the BB-7s on...

FWIW: I installed Kool Stop pads in the BB-7s on my wife's bike and adjusted evrything to "perfection".....excellent/flawless performance.........she didn't like it because, due to her small hands,...
10-11-07, 09:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 391
Posted By Thrifty1

Happy Anniversary!!! My wife has...

Happy Anniversary!!!
My wife has tolerated/endured 40 years......
10-11-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,652
Posted By Thrifty1

Mechainal disc of your choice with a bit more...

Mechainal disc of your choice with a bit more than recommended pad to rotor gap/clearance will result in more lever travel and and increased lever pressure to slow/lockup......adjust/maladjust to...
10-11-07, 08:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,362
Posted By Thrifty1

And check the air .....even in the "real" spare...

And check the air .....even in the "real" spare tire.
10-11-07, 08:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,362
Posted By Thrifty1

I remember being somewhere that they were called...

I remember being somewhere that they were called "chesterfields".....
10-10-07, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,056
Posted By Thrifty1

Looks like Bontrager is providing spoke lengths...

Looks like Bontrager is providing spoke lengths for a 26 inch wheel/rim. 26os would be for 26" while 29os would be for 700c wheels/rims. As you know, the front normally uses equal lengths for each...
10-10-07, 09:45 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,362
Posted By Thrifty1

Both of my parents immigrated from Scotland. ...

Both of my parents immigrated from Scotland.
My father arrived in the US just in time for the depression. Relentless stories of depression sacrifices. Strict financial prudence prevailed for us...
10-09-07, 03:21 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,046
Posted By Thrifty1

Don't you hate having to bite your tongue because...

Don't you hate having to bite your tongue because of their rank/position???
These stories/experiences redirect my occasional "was retirement the smart/proper thing to do" uncertainty........yes...
10-09-07, 02:05 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,979
Posted By Thrifty1

You impugn to mask your ignorance. OH...

You impugn to mask your ignorance.
OH NO.....the great KNOW ALL Pete doesn't approve of, like, or agree with my post/s......OH WOE.
10-09-07, 01:40 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,979
Posted By Thrifty1

How juvenile.....you obviously attended public...

How juvenile.....you obviously attended public schools........
10-09-07, 01:34 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,979
Posted By Thrifty1

Spoke (per Encarta Dictionary, North America) ...

Spoke (per Encarta Dictionary, North America)
Supporting rod for wheel rim:
a bar or rod that extends from the hub of a wheel to support or brace the rim.
10-09-07, 01:31 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,979
Posted By Thrifty1

You only ASSUME that you know it ALL!!!! ...

You only ASSUME that you know it ALL!!!!

SPOKE (per Encarta Dictionary, North America)
Supporting rod for wheel rim:
a bar or rod that extends from the hub of a wheel to support or brace the rim
10-09-07, 01:07 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,362
Posted By Thrifty1

What does "for crying out loud" mean???

What does "for crying out loud" mean???
10-09-07, 12:46 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 7,979
Posted By Thrifty1

Yes they do...... ...

Yes they do......

http://hawkcars.co.uk/parts/stratoswheels/coffinspokes.html

http://windsor.kijiji.ca/c-cars-vehicles-tires-rims-15-American-Racing-Painted-5-Spoke-wheels-W0QQAdIdZ22184882
...
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