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Forum: Foo
11-25-04, 11:08 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,739
Posted By HoboRandy

I have 4 Gmail account invitations available now...

I have 4 Gmail account invitations available now - PM me if you'd like one. First come, first serve.
Forum: Foo
11-25-04, 01:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 477
Posted By HoboRandy

Hamer Standard!

Hamer Standard!
Forum: Foo
11-20-04, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 460
Posted By HoboRandy

How about a Merlot for under $10 that doesn't...

How about a Merlot for under $10 that doesn't leave an aftertaste reminiscent of lighter fluid? :o
Forum: Foo
11-19-04, 11:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By HoboRandy

You can get a PayPal account that will allow you...

You can get a PayPal account that will allow you to make payment from a credit card or from your checking account. Sellers with a PayPal Business account can accept credit card payments from buyers...
11-19-04, 09:46 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,521
Posted By HoboRandy

I thought I WAS the feces cannon...

I thought I WAS the feces cannon...
11-19-04, 05:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,521
Posted By HoboRandy

Just a little something I've been working...

Just a little something I've been working on...knife-chucks.
(sorry for the webcam pic - my digital camera died).

Much more portable than the "shotgun-chucks" that were originally on the drawing...
11-19-04, 03:37 PM
Replies: 7,697
Views: 3,943,949
Posted By HoboRandy

Oh man, I could post in this thread all day long...

Oh man, I could post in this thread all day long (all I do is listen to music all day) - I'll just post my playlist and come back in 12 hours! This is my "trendy hipster" playlist - I was in one of...
Forum: Foo
11-19-04, 03:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 891
Posted By HoboRandy

I wanted to post Real Ultimate Power the second I...

I wanted to post Real Ultimate Power the second I read the thread title!

If anyone cares to look at some more...

www.badgerbadgerbadger.com - The guy who did this makes some great cartoons,...
11-19-04, 02:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 430
Posted By HoboRandy

I've seen the Lucas Brunelle vids, but was...

I've seen the Lucas Brunelle vids, but was wondering if there are any videos out there showing people on fixed gears just doing cool stuff - excessive skidding, fishtails, super quick stops, maybe a...
11-18-04, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By HoboRandy

I think I'd like to build up a really nice road...

I think I'd like to build up a really nice road bike to round out my stable of old clunkers, a single-speed conversion, and my soon-to-be-purchased fixed gear. I most definitely want to build it...
11-18-04, 05:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,918
Posted By HoboRandy

I'd cry a little on the inside. But in all...

I'd cry a little on the inside.

But in all honestly I don't see why anyone would. A real thief who knew what they were doing could probably defeat the lock pretty easily - but they'd also have...
11-18-04, 11:42 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,918
Posted By HoboRandy

I thought it was pretty funny, but the poo seat...

I thought it was pretty funny, but the poo seat one was good, too.


I only have a Masterlock cable combo lock I got from Target for $10. It cost as much as my current bike. I don't really think...
11-17-04, 02:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 837
Posted By HoboRandy

"They" (that notoriously evil faction of faceless...

"They" (that notoriously evil faction of faceless supervillains) have to act fast, or before you know it cyclists will want to use their drinking fountains, vote, own land, sit at the front of the...
11-17-04, 01:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By HoboRandy

Sweet - but the when you install a cleat it's...

Sweet - but the when you install a cleat it's totally recessed? No click-clacking when you walk?
11-17-04, 12:55 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By HoboRandy

Weird question - but could someone with a pair of...

Weird question - but could someone with a pair of those 661's post a pic with the cleat in them? I'm admittedly not the expert on cycling shoes, but how do the cleats go on these?
...
11-17-04, 12:36 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,612
Posted By HoboRandy

As a born & raised resident of Iowa, I can tell...

As a born & raised resident of Iowa, I can tell you that Ashton did not start that trend. "The kids" here have been sporting that style long before he was around. Owning a John Deere hat is a...
11-16-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,117
Posted By HoboRandy

I have a Chrome Metropolis. It's a workhorse - I...

I have a Chrome Metropolis. It's a workhorse - I use it for all my grocery shopping, beer runs, meetings (comfortably holds my padded laptop case, files, portfolio), beer runs, tailgating, etc. ...
11-16-04, 01:22 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By HoboRandy

I couldn't help myself - I emailed Tony about...

I couldn't help myself - I emailed Tony about putting together another one in all-black. I promise I'll do something to set it apart so I'm not TOTALLY ripping yours off, but DANG that's hot!
11-16-04, 12:01 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By HoboRandy

You can PM me if you don't want to share this...

You can PM me if you don't want to share this info publicly, but may I ask what you've got on there, and how much it set you back?
11-15-04, 11:54 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,260
Posted By HoboRandy

Did you order the black components from Tony, or...

Did you order the black components from Tony, or get those yourself? That's a dead sexy bike! I think I need to write to Tony and hook one of these up...
11-14-04, 10:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,112
Posted By HoboRandy

I think he's talking about their lifetime crash...

I think he's talking about their lifetime crash policy - no matter what happens to the frame, you can get it replaced for 1/2 off the current retail price.
...
11-14-04, 10:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By HoboRandy

I have no experience myself, but Sheldon Brown...

I have no experience myself, but Sheldon Brown does dismiss the cadence issue at the link I posted.
11-14-04, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,354
Posted By HoboRandy

People are often astonished to learn that I ride...

People are often astonished to learn that I ride Biopace chainrings on fixed-gear bikes. They imagine that there will be tremendous changes in chain tension as the chainring rotates. In practice,...
11-14-04, 07:16 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,875
Posted By HoboRandy

I believe he mentioned that he got into a...

I believe he mentioned that he got into a collision with the car on the video.
11-14-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 7,875
Posted By HoboRandy

Haha! That was the funniest thing in the world -...

Haha! That was the funniest thing in the world - I loved it when "Highway to the Danger Zone" starts playing when the guy comes after him and he crosses into head-on traffic. I probably would have...
11-14-04, 05:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 646
Posted By HoboRandy

I did the same thing as junioroverlord. I bought...

I did the same thing as junioroverlord. I bought a spiffy black steel lugged 10-speed (nameless) from the Salvation Army for something like $10, pulled off the derailleurs and such, shortened the...
11-13-04, 06:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,638
Posted By HoboRandy

I think I saw someone try this on Monster Garage...

I think I saw someone try this on Monster Garage last year - used heat and cold to try and get the metal to snap back in place. The head guy (Jesse James?) came in, saw the terrible terrible mess it...
11-13-04, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 847
Posted By HoboRandy

Looks like a big gaudy wal-mart purse.

Looks like a big gaudy wal-mart purse.
11-12-04, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By HoboRandy

My roommate saw the flyer, and he's interested,...

My roommate saw the flyer, and he's interested, bu he's trying to talk me into running a marathon rather than cycling a century...so who knows what I may end up doing. I'll definitely hit up that...
11-12-04, 07:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By HoboRandy

Wow - that's a lotta cash! But certainly not...

Wow - that's a lotta cash! But certainly not impossible, I guess.
11-12-04, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By HoboRandy

May I ask what the minimum amount of funds to...

May I ask what the minimum amount of funds to raise was at your event?
11-12-04, 04:29 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,812
Posted By HoboRandy

My thoughts expressed much more clearly and...

My thoughts expressed much more clearly and eloquently than I was capable. Kudos genec.
11-12-04, 04:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,812
Posted By HoboRandy

Pay before you pump - seems perfectly logical to...

Pay before you pump - seems perfectly logical to me...why should they let you fill up your car with gas before you've given them any money? If you fill up your cart with groceries, and then can't...
11-12-04, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 258
Posted By HoboRandy

I just received a pamphlet in the mail for this...

I just received a pamphlet in the mail for this organization, and I'm pretty interested. Has anyone done this, and can you tell me what to expect for commitment (my time, money, etc)? There's an...
Forum: Foo
11-12-04, 12:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 772
Posted By HoboRandy

Hehe..another fisher. Rapala's seem to have...

Hehe..another fisher.

Rapala's seem to have gone downhill lately. If you've got a 10 year old wooden Rapala that still works, you've got gold. That being said, I'd done most of my fishing with...
11-12-04, 11:58 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,602
Posted By HoboRandy

Nothing so "insider" - it's a Fight Club...

Nothing so "insider" - it's a Fight Club reference - the narrator reads a series of essays written in the first person, from the perspective of a guy named Jack's organs. "I am Jack's medula...
Forum: Foo
11-12-04, 11:39 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,803
Posted By HoboRandy

Man, those were the days. I finally quit that...

Man, those were the days. I finally quit that terrible paintball addiction three years ago, after playing for over five.

My last rig was a blue 2k1 C&C Angel LCD, matching blue-anodized SP Freak...
11-12-04, 11:00 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,602
Posted By HoboRandy

It was posted earlier that people used to eat pie...

It was posted earlier that people used to eat pie for breakfast - I have been known to knock back a few in place of food first thing in the morning...does that count?
11-12-04, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 557
Posted By HoboRandy

http://www.bikeiowa.com/asp/dealers/Dealers.asp?AC...

http://www.bikeiowa.com/asp/dealers/Dealers.asp?ACity=DAVENPORT

It was in my head that there was a nice one over on Kimberly Street (somewhere between Elmore and Brady...closer to Elmore,...
11-12-04, 10:27 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,812
Posted By HoboRandy

Amen! That's a nice reminder that cops...

Amen!

That's a nice reminder that cops aren't "them" - they're "us."
11-12-04, 04:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,812
Posted By HoboRandy

Just to add something to this for clarification -...

Just to add something to this for clarification - if you don't provide identification to a police officer upon request, they will detain you until you can be identified - not to be confused with...
11-12-04, 02:47 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,602
Posted By HoboRandy

Clearly I've stumbled onto something amazing... ...

Clearly I've stumbled onto something amazing...

Hi, my name is Randy. I like single speeds and fixed gears, and I have no idea what you guys are talking about. ...and I am an alcoholic?
Forum: Commuting
11-12-04, 01:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,923
Posted By HoboRandy

It's about 0.00001 miles from my bed to my desk...

It's about 0.00001 miles from my bed to my desk (work from home), but I try to get out every day. I've got a few coffee shops with hotspots I can work from, or there's a library with a hotspot, and...
11-11-04, 04:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 499
Posted By HoboRandy

That's a really cool idea. I'm not sure I'd be...

That's a really cool idea. I'm not sure I'd be comfortable using that as the only deterrant method, but it'd make a nice addition to a traditional lock.

I don't want to put down your idea or...
Forum: Foo
11-11-04, 02:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,739
Posted By HoboRandy

I'll welcome the invitation, if someone were to...

I'll welcome the invitation, if someone were to offer me one :)

**edit**

I have received an invite and I don't want to be greedy. Thanks!
11-11-04, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 442
Posted By HoboRandy

Got a link to the auction? I want to make a bid....

Got a link to the auction? I want to make a bid. $1000000 sounds fair, right?



Their website really sucks the devil's ass, but there are plenty of websites for legitimate bike companies that...
11-11-04, 02:13 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 44,656
Posted By HoboRandy

I tried it, no luck. Maybe over the phone?

I tried it, no luck. Maybe over the phone?
11-10-04, 10:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,404
Posted By HoboRandy

I hate the scams. Report 'em to eBay, and if you...

I hate the scams. Report 'em to eBay, and if you have the means of acquiring an extra eBay account (where your buyer's feedback won't matter), then bid $1000000 to protect someone else from falling...
11-10-04, 11:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 612
Posted By HoboRandy

I'm new to cycling and bike maintenance, etc. I...

I'm new to cycling and bike maintenance, etc. I have an old bike that I'd like to make into a fixed gear and I have one question that I haven't managed to wrap my brain around (some of you will...
11-10-04, 02:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 571
Posted By HoboRandy

Another tool kit question

I read the other recent tool kit threads - I didn't really find an answer and I didn't want to hijack anyone's thread. My feelings won't be hurt if this is closed or merged or whatever.

I'm...
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