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10-10-08, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 544
Posted By grayloon

I'd suggest peddling down to Panama, then back up...

I'd suggest peddling down to Panama, then back up Mexico's east coast. By the time you make Texas, the weather should be much warmer.:)
10-07-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,397
Posted By grayloon

Certainly, there's is good reason to see that. ...

Certainly, there's is good reason to see that. But, speculators also have moved on. The big money was made and those who made it moved out, leaving the little guys holding the bag as the price...
10-07-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By grayloon

The way the subject is treated around here, or...

The way the subject is treated around here, or maybe not treated is the better descriptive, some appear to see advocacy as developmentally challenged.
10-07-08, 02:11 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,397
Posted By grayloon

Electric cars will evolve to provide space for 4...

Electric cars will evolve to provide space for 4 or 5 and be as wide as something like the Civic. There's little reason to keep them small once the battery life issue is worked out. The Chevy...
Forum: Touring
10-07-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By grayloon

No, it doesn't show all the FM/Ranch roads, only...

No, it doesn't show all the FM/Ranch roads, only the major ones. I'm not sure there is any map that shows which have wide shoulders vs narrow. Its not atypical to be going along on any of the...
10-07-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By grayloon

Maybe special, the short bus will pick you up...

Maybe special, the short bus will pick you up this afternoon.:D
10-07-08, 09:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By grayloon

The extremely rare exception.

The extremely rare exception.
10-07-08, 07:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By grayloon

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2::lol::lol::lol:

:roflmao2::roflmao2::roflmao2::lol::lol::lol:
10-06-08, 10:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By grayloon

Are there ever any posts concerning proactive...

Are there ever any posts concerning proactive advocacy or safety?
Forum: Texas
10-06-08, 08:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By grayloon

I'd be surprised if they saw many birds. The...

I'd be surprised if they saw many birds. The stock tanks and ponds are still salty I would guess
10-06-08, 05:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

I'm not sure what that would be. The market sets...

I'm not sure what that would be. The market sets the price. Of late, speculators have caused some of the run up in price and, as they've backed out of the market, the price has dropped. From what...
Forum: Texas
10-06-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By grayloon

Read on a fishing website that the San Luis...

Read on a fishing website that the San Luis bridge is open now. Apparently, they're now letting people go on the west end of the island. The same poster said he hadn't been across the bridge and...
Forum: Touring
10-06-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By grayloon

You usually don't have to go to the state to get...

You usually don't have to go to the state to get the maps. Most states offer then either through their DOT or tourist bureau and you can order on-line or by mail. Texas' road map is adequate, but...
10-06-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

No disagreement that we face problems if there...

No disagreement that we face problems if there are no changes in the near future. The very first step needs to be toward conservation of resources, especially petroleum. Unfortunately, the only...
10-06-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

While it would be great if everyone adopted at...

While it would be great if everyone adopted at least a car light lifestyle tomorrow, I don't see that happening. I'm not an optimist in regards to the environment. I've been on the periphery of...
10-06-08, 10:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

No, I do not underestimate migration due to...

No, I do not underestimate migration due to unpredictable economic and social forces. At this point, though there is trouble in the credit markets, resulting in an effect on other markets, there...
10-06-08, 08:01 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

This is a good thing? Yes, slooooooowly...

This is a good thing?

Yes, slooooooowly some people are moving back to cities. Its the newest thing for singles and couples to move back to the city. For many, its the latest fad. The next...
10-06-08, 07:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

But, you are wrong, mass transit can work in...

But, you are wrong, mass transit can work in Houston. As for class warfare, reread your post to which I responded.
10-04-08, 11:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,305
Posted By grayloon

Though its been a while since I lived in a small...

Though its been a while since I lived in a small space...my current home has 2200 sq ft, though 5 adults and one 5 year old live in it... my experience was that how livable a small space was had...
10-04-08, 10:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

The smugness factor I see on this board isn't...

The smugness factor I see on this board isn't from everyone, but there are more than a few who have that attitude. Some appear gleeful when gas prices go up or there are shortages creating long...
Forum: Texas
10-04-08, 09:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By grayloon

The picture was of the Bluewater. As I...

The picture was of the Bluewater. As I understand, it was taken near San Luis Pass. Actually, except for Rollover Pass, I think the Bolivar road faired a bit better, except for sand piled on the...
10-04-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,206
Posted By grayloon

One caveat, its not waterproof.

One caveat, its not waterproof.
Forum: Texas
10-04-08, 07:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By grayloon

If you mean Bolivar, forget about it. That's...

If you mean Bolivar, forget about it. That's major disaster. The best coastal rides are going to be along the middle and lower coast for the near future.
Forum: Texas
10-04-08, 06:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,959
Posted By grayloon

The road between San Luis Pass and Surfside has ...

The road between San Luis Pass and Surfside has a number of impassable areas. The Gulf owns parts of where the roadway was from the information I've seen on fishing websites. Both the west end of...
10-04-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

Change in the form of answers to the energy...

Change in the form of answers to the energy crisis is going to come from many sectors of our society and economy.
10-04-08, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By grayloon

A student? Where and in what? Its pretty lame...

A student? Where and in what? Its pretty lame not to introduce yourself and let us know a bit about the project. Along with that information, a promise to share the results works wonders.
10-04-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

Suffice it to say that I hope its not yours. The...

Suffice it to say that I hope its not yours. The image you present is one of class warfare, haves and have nots, and an unbelievable costs to you and all else who live through it.
10-04-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,305
Posted By grayloon

Own, put about 4000 miles on my truck last year,...

Own, put about 4000 miles on my truck last year, mostly to haul my kayaks and canoes to places for paddling and fishing and to transport my son back and forth to college 300 miles away at the...
Forum: Touring
10-03-08, 08:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 994
Posted By grayloon

Many states offer free road maps. Often, its...

Many states offer free road maps. Often, its part of the service the state tourism agency offers, sometimes the department of transportation. Most state tourist kiosks at or near borders have free...
10-03-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

And you are presenting exactly the problem smug...

And you are presenting exactly the problem smug bugs face in presenting living car free or reduced dependence on cars as an alternative. That lovely image of yours will be a problem and nightmare...
10-03-08, 02:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

The current land use patterns are what they are....

The current land use patterns are what they are. You aren't going to shift the pattern in a few years. It took decades to get to where we are now. To shift back to more centralized land use will...
10-02-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

Thank you for your non-contribution on behalf of...

Thank you for your non-contribution on behalf of 24 million Americans who live in Texas.
10-02-08, 09:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

That's saying something coming for a W....

That's saying something coming for a W. Virginian. Thanks for trying to make the discussion your personal opinion piece and coming off as an ass.
10-02-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

I keep hearing that, but see it as more wishful...

I keep hearing that, but see it as more wishful thinking. Yes, some are moving toward the center city. But, there's not the infrastructure or affordable housing to support a massive move to the...
10-02-08, 12:40 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

How about through River Oaks?:roflmao2: Yep,...

How about through River Oaks?:roflmao2: Yep, NIMBY is live and well with that one. This brings up the other quandary faced with mass transit. Spread cities like Houston are a nightmare to develop...
10-02-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

Really? Explain that one away. We've a huge...

Really? Explain that one away. We've a huge part of our economy built around motor vehicles. Our transportation infrastructure is geared to them. People love the supposed freedom personal motor...
10-01-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,160
Posted By grayloon

Keep dreaming. Old man Pickens has a plan. ...

Keep dreaming. Old man Pickens has a plan. While his plan may not work, the concept of finding other fuels for cars is going to be the way out. Bikes are nice, great for living without a car, but...
Forum: Texas
09-30-08, 08:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,103
Posted By grayloon

I've done that. Way back when, before the area...

I've done that. Way back when, before the area North of Herman Park started redeveloping, I lived in a house with 7 others and biked from there to UH and back day or night. Third Ward is about the...
09-29-08, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 790
Posted By grayloon

Don't gloat in the car free section about high...

Don't gloat in the car free section about high gas prices forcing people to ride bikes being a good thing. Keep the section on the positive side, emphasizing the good things about living without a...
09-29-08, 07:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,397
Posted By grayloon

Existing sprawl cannot be contained. It is what...

Existing sprawl cannot be contained. It is what it is.
09-28-08, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 51,030
Posted By grayloon

Thanks for the info. From what I've read here,...

Thanks for the info. From what I've read here, Adams had a big recall. Maybe it had something to do with the connection. My trailer is a cheap one and it hasn't held up well. The seat has some...
09-28-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 51,030
Posted By grayloon

Fender1, depth charges of sorts have been dropped...

Fender1, depth charges of sorts have been dropped from planes, but not on purpose on dry land. Is the trail-a-bike an Adams, or another brand? I've considered getting one for my 5 year old...
09-28-08, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,280
Views: 51,030
Posted By grayloon

14 miles on the greenbelt...lots of wooded...

14 miles on the greenbelt...lots of wooded trails. Took my 1996 Gary Fisher X-Caliber mtn bike, not my favorite for riding more than 5 miles, but I needed to stop at the grocery store on the way...
09-28-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 764
Posted By grayloon

Take a look at Cuba...lots of early and...

Take a look at Cuba...lots of early and mid-fifties American cars are still running around. Uruguay used to be the same, inflation made it difficult to buy a new car. Cars will not die if gas is...
09-28-08, 10:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By grayloon

Doesn't matter, there's no way to send you a...

Doesn't matter, there's no way to send you a ticket unless you wear a big sign with your address on it.:roflmao2:
09-28-08, 08:50 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,397
Posted By grayloon

Foxfire remains in business. ...

Foxfire remains in business. http://www.foxfire.org/ I never read the magazine, but did many of the books on Appalachian life, arts, and crafts. Many were not foreign to me. I had relatives...
09-27-08, 10:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 933
Posted By grayloon

Guess some areas the people are better behaved...

Guess some areas the people are better behaved when it comes to intersections than in others. Up in Kingwood and the Humble area, signal lights just now are operational at many intersections. There...
09-27-08, 07:17 PM
Replies: 4,669
Views: 361,783
Posted By grayloon

The above bike: ...

The above bike:

http://i525.photobucket.com/albums/cc336/davidw56/Raleigh003.jpg
09-27-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,397
Posted By grayloon

BTW, paid $3.37 for gasoline today, so it may hit...

BTW, paid $3.37 for gasoline today, so it may hit $5 in some areas because of shortages, but prices seem to vary across a broad range.
09-27-08, 06:35 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,397
Posted By grayloon

Not really, refining production was knocked down...

Not really, refining production was knocked down by 25 %. Gas supplies were already at a marginal level. Demand in the disaster area for gas to run generators also hurt other parts of the nation. ...
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