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08-01-12, 03:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Placid Casual

Had a bike or bike part stolen in LA lately?

This guy might be selling it.

http://midnightridazz.com/forums.php?topicId=18385&pgnum=1

Note that, as the original poster in the MR thread points out, the guy is trying awfully hard to make...
12-23-08, 04:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 611
Posted By Placid Casual

All that money up there and they can't afford a...

All that money up there and they can't afford a lawyer to inform them that they can't just make up any traffic law they feel like?
12-10-08, 08:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,616
Posted By Placid Casual

Why notto?

Why notto?
12-04-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,564
Posted By Placid Casual

Public road. Here's a hankie. Blow.

Public road. Here's a hankie. Blow.
12-02-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,564
Posted By Placid Casual

Sure sounds like you're projecting.

Sure sounds like you're projecting.
10-14-08, 04:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,545
Posted By Placid Casual

Gone. I'm back now.

Gone. I'm back now.
10-11-08, 05:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,545
Posted By Placid Casual

It's an archaic Los Angeles municipal code that...

It's an archaic Los Angeles municipal code that hasn't been enforced in any meaningful way for decades, if ever. Very few bike shops include licenses with new bicycles, as they are technically...
10-09-08, 05:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Placid Casual

Dude...the bike. You won't regret it.

Dude...the bike. You won't regret it.
10-04-08, 02:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 664
Posted By Placid Casual

Sure you can ride through the harbor, LA and Long...

Sure you can ride through the harbor, LA and Long Beach. They're just streets like any other. I ride them all the time. Terminal Island is hard for cyclists to get on to and off of, but I doubt...
10-02-08, 04:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By Placid Casual

You're correct, but the Long Beach cops don't...

You're correct, but the Long Beach cops don't know that, or they're pretending not to know. The CVC allows cities to require licensing of *residents*, not of everybody who rides a bike in that city....
09-30-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,192
Posted By Placid Casual

FIX closes at six? WTF? Why do coffee places...

FIX closes at six? WTF? Why do coffee places close early? Why? I'll never understand that.
07-30-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,605
Posted By Placid Casual

To let people know that you aren't just riding...

To let people know that you aren't just riding the bike because you got a DUI, but rather that you are a hip member of the bike kulture. Also, ostensibly, to prevent chips and dents from your...
07-26-08, 04:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,605
Posted By Placid Casual

The side of a tire is called a sidewall. The...

The side of a tire is called a sidewall. The part that contacts the road is called the tread area. There is no name for the practice of having the tread area and the sidewall be different colors,...
07-23-08, 04:21 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,585
Posted By Placid Casual

I'm trying to figure out a way to make this...

I'm trying to figure out a way to make this sentence into a filthy double-entendre, just because I want so badly for it to be one.

BRB, K
07-23-08, 04:17 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,605
Posted By Placid Casual

I win!

I win!
07-22-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,605
Posted By Placid Casual

How does a gear ratio make your back tire pop?

How does a gear ratio make your back tire pop?
07-13-08, 01:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,224
Posted By Placid Casual

I don't know. Would you have even heard it above...

I don't know. Would you have even heard it above all the yelling?
07-11-08, 04:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 646
Posted By Placid Casual

Am I the only one...

...who savors the taste of human flesh, whether raw, baked, roasted, or broiled? Am I the only person in the Bikeforums.net Southern California subforum who begins to salivate at the very thought of...
07-07-08, 01:07 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,605
Posted By Placid Casual

If it's a track bike dealer you want, and Orange...

If it's a track bike dealer you want, and Orange 20 doesn't have what you're looking for, try Bill Ron in Redondo Beach.
06-27-08, 01:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,422
Posted By Placid Casual

I wear them ironically, so that makes it OK.

I wear them ironically, so that makes it OK.
06-27-08, 03:58 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,422
Posted By Placid Casual

Clothes.

Clothes.
06-09-08, 02:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,387
Posted By Placid Casual

Clearly, these cyclists were inspired by Lawrence...

Clearly, these cyclists were inspired by Lawrence Orbach, recent winner of New York's Five Boro Bike Tour (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2008/05/dominating-unwitting-winning-five-boro.html).
06-06-08, 03:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 559
Posted By Placid Casual

Translation for people of the mean age in this...

Translation for people of the mean age in this forum:

Like, man, there are gonna be some mindblowing Family Dog dances at the Fillmore this summer. The Airplane, the Mystery Trend, and the...
06-06-08, 03:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By Placid Casual

Reader, I married her!

Reader, I married her!
06-05-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,017
Posted By Placid Casual

Hi, I'm new to this forum. Can somebody tell me...

Hi, I'm new to this forum. Can somebody tell me where the "insert trite disquisition on the sociology of street fixed gear bicycle riding" button is?
06-04-08, 03:07 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

Let's go do some crimes.

Let's go do some crimes.
06-03-08, 04:49 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

I didn't stutter. The following, and...

I didn't stutter.

The following, and similar uninformed drivel of the sort that inevitably comes up when people who read too many magazines try to discuss fixed gear bicycle riding, is just...
06-02-08, 02:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,020
Posted By Placid Casual

South of Herondo (or First or wherever it is that...

South of Herondo (or First or wherever it is that Valley/Ardmore becomes an option), PCH is the only way to fly. It's like the bike path...but without any pedestrians. I'm not sure why so many...
06-01-08, 11:02 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,109
Posted By Placid Casual

Sunset and Fountain in Silverlake.

Sunset and Fountain in Silverlake.
06-01-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,109
Posted By Placid Casual

I guess this race isn't for you, then. This...

I guess this race isn't for you, then.

This is a street race, and it's from Tangs to San Pedro. The only people who have to kiss ass if they lose are Tyler and CJ. Anybody else races for fun and...
06-01-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

The comparison was to flatland BMX. A fixed gear...

The comparison was to flatland BMX. A fixed gear bicycle with road or track geometry (that's 99% of them) is much more useful as transportation and is also suited for high-speed thrill riding, which...
06-01-08, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,544
Views: 343,868
Posted By Placid Casual

OK, which of you true roadies were at the...

OK, which of you true roadies were at the Catalina Coffee Company yesterday (Sunday May 31) at around 10:30 AM? I could hardly read the menu for all the corporate logos on lycra in there. I almost...
06-01-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,570
Posted By Placid Casual

STARTING to talk weird?

STARTING to talk weird?
06-01-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

The thing about flatland BMX is that it's great...

The thing about flatland BMX is that it's great if your idea of a good time is staying in one spot and doing a bunch of tricks. The bicycle itself is designed for this one purpose, at the expense of...
06-01-08, 04:39 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

If it finds them it will find them in the same...

If it finds them it will find them in the same place, mutatis mutandis, that it found Tony Hawk and Rodney Mullen. Messrs. Hawk and Mullen weren't created in test tubes, you know.

Alleycat...
06-01-08, 01:36 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

25 years later, it's still skaters. Subcultures...

25 years later, it's still skaters. Subcultures come, but they don't always go. I've noticed that over the last ten or fifteen years, fewer and fewer of them have really gone, although there's...
05-31-08, 03:02 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

Only you, cutie pie. And welcome back.

Only you, cutie pie. And welcome back.
05-31-08, 12:48 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

That's darned observant of you. Surely, then,...

That's darned observant of you. Surely, then, you are capable of understanding why some of those young fixie guys don't want to hear crap from the likes of you any more than you want to hear it from...
05-30-08, 11:58 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,109
Posted By Placid Casual

Offer still stands to provide beers if the two of...

Offer still stands to provide beers if the two of you want to do the Tangs race.
05-30-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

I'll bet that was a lot funnier when you typed it...

I'll bet that was a lot funnier when you typed it three years ago.
05-30-08, 01:40 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

I'll bet that was a lot funnier when you typed it...

I'll bet that was a lot funnier when you typed it in all caps.
05-30-08, 01:24 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

It doesn't matter who sends the memo, as long as...

It doesn't matter who sends the memo, as long as they get it. Jesus.
05-30-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

Yes. We're all messengers. Messengers of...

Yes. We're all messengers. Messengers of awesome. Hey, your doorbell is ringing!
05-30-08, 01:00 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,293
Posted By Placid Casual

I feel the same way about old, fat, boring...

I feel the same way about old, fat, boring spandex roadies. This means that we are, as it were, on the same page.

For some reason I feel like hugging you right now. And holding it for a few...
05-30-08, 04:41 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,109
Posted By Placid Casual

Bwak bwak bwak bwak...

Bwak bwak bwak bwak...
05-29-08, 04:44 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,109
Posted By Placid Casual

You kids and your youthful naïveté. Do you...

You kids and your youthful naïveté. Do you really think you can buy your way out of a smooch? Nothing doing.

Two men enter, one man leaves (with his dignity). That's how this is going to...
05-28-08, 05:20 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 798
Posted By Placid Casual

True roadies disdain this sort of thing, just so...

True roadies disdain this sort of thing, just so you know.





Aw come on, I couldn't resist.
05-28-08, 05:17 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,109
Posted By Placid Casual

Make it fair. Loser of the Piru race has to kiss...

Make it fair. Loser of the Piru race has to kiss the winner's ass, no matter who loses. Loser of the Tangs race has to kiss the winner's face--again, no matter who loses or wins.
05-26-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,133
Posted By Placid Casual

It must have been Palos Verdes Critical Mass. ...

It must have been Palos Verdes Critical Mass. People in kit are never inconsiderate.
05-25-08, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 513
Posted By Placid Casual

Were you in downtown LA this morning at about...

Were you in downtown LA this morning at about 9:00 or 9:30?
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