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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-05, 11:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,299
Posted By ckleps

I'd go with a kidney transplant, based on my...

I'd go with a kidney transplant, based on my assumption that there are more kidneys available for transplant.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-05, 04:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By ckleps

I don't have any advice on what to do other then...

I don't have any advice on what to do other then post this in the bike mechanics section if you haven't already, probably be more likely to be read by someone with the right knowledge.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-05, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 297
Posted By ckleps

Here's instructions on how to adjust your front...

Here's instructions on how to adjust your front and derailleurs.
http://www.parktool.com/repair_help/howfix_frontderailleur.shtml

Hopefully it helps.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-05, 08:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,778
Posted By ckleps

Looks like an updated version of "mr Ick" I was a...

Looks like an updated version of "mr Ick" I was a close aquantance of him when I was a youngster exploring my house.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-05, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,441
Posted By ckleps

Is it just me or do they have different stems?...

Is it just me or do they have different stems? Meaning A. They aren't completely stock or are there mens and womens bikes in this line? And B. it appears that all the urges people are resisting are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-05, 12:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By ckleps

Just so you know waivers on the back of tickets...

Just so you know waivers on the back of tickets are meaningless. Ever have your car valeted? The back of the ticket say, "We are not responsible for damage to this car, theft of contents, or theft of...
08-04-05, 02:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 733
Posted By ckleps

Yeah, he said that was part of the reason for his...

Yeah, he said that was part of the reason for his sojourn to South Africa.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-05, 02:34 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,027
Posted By ckleps

what about powerbar harvest? I don't like...

what about powerbar harvest? I don't like powerbars but do enjoy the harvest.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 06:24 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By ckleps

Why should riding one of these mean you are...

Why should riding one of these mean you are always at fault?
http://www.auswaterblasters.com.au/scans/980.jpg

Oh, you said ride "in" a vacuum I thought you said ride "on" a vacuum. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 05:08 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,243
Posted By ckleps

I majored in Psychology and Philosophy in...

I majored in Psychology and Philosophy in college. Can't tell you how many times I had to sit there in philosophy saying, "Yeah that's a great and pretty theory you have there of the mind, but guess...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 04:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By ckleps

Assumed risk is something that governs lawsuits...

Assumed risk is something that governs lawsuits like this just about every time. Now lets say that the biking accident was caused by someone who drank a bottle of whiskey before the race and did...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 03:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By ckleps

unfortunately this seems to be a general rule for...

unfortunately this seems to be a general rule for many,"if you can get away with it then its okay." I overheard someone talking about a scam they read in the paper and they said, "Well if these guys...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 02:32 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,266
Posted By ckleps

I'm headed to law school and here is my take, and...

I'm headed to law school and here is my take, and its the same opinion I have on all personal injury suits. The people who decide awards in these cases are juries, juries are made up of people like...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 01:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,243
Posted By ckleps

are you taking issue with the fact that I tried...

are you taking issue with the fact that I tried to present the internet as a credible resource? Because I understand that it isn't always, but the AMA's website for example is no more or less...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 12:57 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,739
Posted By ckleps

22 started at 22.

22 started at 22.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 12:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,243
Posted By ckleps

I'm talking about emperical evidence, not...

I'm talking about emperical evidence, not dateline nbc specials.
Search google for identical twins reared apart.
You'll find plenty of studies and college course presentations that profs put up for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 12:36 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,243
Posted By ckleps

some studies indicate it may be this gene. ...

some studies indicate it may be this gene.
"Being a risk taker has been linked to a certain DNA change in the DRD4 (Dopamine Receptor D4) gene."

And sorry, but we are determined partly by our...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-05, 10:57 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 22,493
Posted By ckleps

That person of course would be me. I hope you...

That person of course would be me. I hope you knew what that word meant, and I'm sure mr. krispistoferson knew what the word meant, but everyone who read this thread probably didn't know. So I saw it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 10:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,939
Posted By ckleps

I had a guy on my soccer team who had to special...

I had a guy on my soccer team who had to special order his own jerseys because he just couldn't stand the feeling of synthetics, so I can see what you're saying. Here's another question. How many...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 09:56 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 22,493
Posted By ckleps

"meshuggah" means crazy/foolish, its derived from...

"meshuggah" means crazy/foolish, its derived from the yiddish word, meshuge. Hardly strikes me as anti-semitic. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 09:40 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,939
Posted By ckleps

Wear your normal cotton shirt for a long ride,...

Wear your normal cotton shirt for a long ride, then the next day wear your jersey for a long ride. If the jersey doesn't feel a lot better then maybe its just not for you. Some people, and I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-05, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By ckleps

I don't care much for the unclipping system....

I don't care much for the unclipping system. Sounds akward and even looks like a motion that might occur from time to time causing you to unclip when you don't want to.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-05, 09:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 517
Posted By ckleps

Here's the definition "having a reputation of...

Here's the definition
"having a reputation of the worst kind."

Edit: Hmm looks like the original post was 5 months ago so no point in trying to edit his essay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-05, 12:08 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 22,493
Posted By ckleps

reminds me of an argument I had on the forum...

reminds me of an argument I had on the forum saying that its extremely hard to get a good deal on ebay bikes because most bidders have no sense of what the value is. Right now somone is paying...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-05, 06:12 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 22,493
Posted By ckleps

i'm finally figured it out. People have become so...

i'm finally figured it out. People have become so accustomed to a certain lifestyle that they begin to think certain things are neccesities. Lets say that bike lasts 3 years, that's 200 dollars a...
07-29-05, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By ckleps

Thanks everyone for the help. I finally have...

Thanks everyone for the help. I finally have myself a commuter bike for grad school.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-05, 10:34 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 22,493
Posted By ckleps

I don't really think personal attacks are...

I don't really think personal attacks are neccesary to get your point across. That said you still missed what he was trying to say. Life is about prioritizing, yes there are some people who are...
07-29-05, 09:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

The wheels are really old, the spokes and hubs...

The wheels are really old, the spokes and hubs have rust on them so I figured it would make more sense to get new prebuilt wheels instead of rebuilding the rear wheel, because I really don't trust it.
07-28-05, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

great. Thanks for the assistance. I'm sure its...

great. Thanks for the assistance. I'm sure its been said before but nice avitar. I walked from the field museum to landmark cinema theatre on clark in a brand new pair of shoes to see that movie,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 09:35 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,392
Posted By ckleps

Check it out they got a super brand mall in the...

Check it out they got a super brand mall in the top pic!!!
07-28-05, 08:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

Just took these in a cramped dark garage. If they...

Just took these in a cramped dark garage. If they don't show what you need to see let me know and I'll try to get a better shot.
07-28-05, 08:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

Its a schwinn world I believe. Has a sticker that...

Its a schwinn world I believe. Has a sticker that says made in taiwan if that helps.
07-28-05, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

The current rings are 52 and 40. Could I use...

The current rings are 52 and 40. Could I use either of those, it seems like I always see people with 48 tooth rings?
07-28-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

so the issue with wheel size isn't the frame but...

so the issue with wheel size isn't the frame but the brakes? So with bigger wheels instead on touching the rim they would end up touching the tire instead? I looked at those cranks at harris and...
07-28-05, 08:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 508
Posted By ckleps

Help the idiot with wheel/crankset questions.

"The idiot" is of course refering to me. I needed to get a commuter bike for grad school and figured that if I was getting a used bike and already have two geared bikes I'd convert it to a fixed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 03:38 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,392
Posted By ckleps

what's funny is how people on the opposite ends...

what's funny is how people on the opposite ends of the political spectrum will unite. I'm pretty darn liberal, yeah I'll admit it, but I'm not a touchy-feely-PC-bleeding heart type, and its these...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 02:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,695
Posted By ckleps

hmm, I know this is like a parent telling their...

hmm, I know this is like a parent telling their kids that santa isn't real, but I must remove all the illusions you may hold. John Kerry is, get this, a politician, and well most/all politicians are,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 02:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,695
Posted By ckleps

Yeah nothing says serious like running shoes and...

Yeah nothing says serious like running shoes and toeclips

http://www.sdbc.org/photos/albums/userpics/10002/bush_bike.jpg

Kerry may be wearing a loose t-shirt but he did match his helmet to his...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 01:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 423
Posted By ckleps

ny times article

Sorry if this got posted already but here is a NY times article about various biking gizmos.
Peace

July 28, 2005
By Data Obsessed
By GINA KOLATA

MY husband, son and I were about to go for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 607
Posted By ckleps

Just tried to explain this to my dad last night,...

Just tried to explain this to my dad last night, he didn't really understand.
07-28-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By ckleps

when it comes to all things bike I'm a bit of a...

when it comes to all things bike I'm a bit of a newbie. What am I looking for when I check the headset and BB? Am I just rotating them and seeing if it feels smooth and rhythmic?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 10:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,291
Posted By ckleps

My suggestion is that you get a beater bike and...

My suggestion is that you get a beater bike and an entry level road bike. You want a bike that isn't going to get stolen, but at the same time the bikes that don't get stolen are the ones that you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 09:36 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,392
Posted By ckleps

Why do I have a responsability to ensure future...

Why do I have a responsability to ensure future Americans and Europeans have a job, but I shouldn't be concerned if future people in "third world" countries have jobs?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-05, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 607
Posted By ckleps

I'm completely split when it comes to this kind...

I'm completely split when it comes to this kind of stuff. My problem is that I really hate criminals. I also really hate invasions of privacy. So if I really think something is going on I may contact...
07-28-05, 08:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 602
Posted By ckleps

What to check on a used bike

I'm going over to look at a used bike in my neighborhood. What things should I be looking for to ensure that it still functions properly and will continue to do so? What should I look for on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-05, 10:56 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 14,392
Posted By ckleps

No, it has nothing to do with that. Its because...

No, it has nothing to do with that. Its because in every Asian factory there is a statue of Mao glaring at the workers, infusing the bikes with evil communist vibes, forcing the bike not to stand out...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-05, 10:36 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,170
Posted By ckleps

i'm intrigued. Do tell more.

i'm intrigued. Do tell more.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 03:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By ckleps

Thanks for the tips. Someone else recomended...

Thanks for the tips. Someone else recomended champaign cycle so I think I'll check it out. I have a mtb too so i'll also make sure to try and get to kickapoo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By ckleps

I notice you said you live near champaign. I'm...

I notice you said you live near champaign. I'm going to be starting law school at UofI in August, do you have any recomendations for bike routes? Roads I should go on or areas I should stay away...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 01:32 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 873
Posted By ckleps

Maybe I've just been desensitized, but I don't...

Maybe I've just been desensitized, but I don't think Chicago drivers are terrible, nor do I think the city is full of hostile people. I've got some friends living in New York and they come to Chicago...
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