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Forum: Foo
10-24-07, 04:59 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,311
Posted By dcon

Yeah, I just felt like being a prick...which I...

Yeah, I just felt like being a prick...which I am, in case you missed it.

I'll admit, I could have chosen a better example. I was thinking mostly along the lines of not always looking for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-07, 04:41 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,758
Posted By dcon

To Patriot: Don't bother following my advice. ...

To Patriot: Don't bother following my advice. Just ask Cooker to help you boil your feet.
Forum: Foo
10-24-07, 04:27 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,311
Posted By dcon

That's cool. I meant no disrespect to Martin. ...

That's cool. I meant no disrespect to Martin. Their guitars are as perfect as a guitar is going to get. Knowing what you want is critical to being happy with your guitar.
Forum: Foo
10-24-07, 04:23 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,311
Posted By dcon

...still waiting for a point to your post, if...

...still waiting for a point to your post, if there was one...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,758
Posted By dcon

I've battled them, too. If you can get them...

I've battled them, too.

If you can get them to bugger off, wash your socks well, mop all hard surfaces you may have walked on bare foot, clean your tub, and change the insoles in your shoes.
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 06:01 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,831
Posted By dcon

Because of Trolls.

Because of Trolls.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-07, 05:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,608
Posted By dcon

Not all that different from Boston here in...

Not all that different from Boston here in Toronto. A bit colder, maybe. Boston probably even gets about the same amount of snow as Toronto.

The Hall of Fame is fun. It's overpriced and far...
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 05:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,311
Posted By dcon

If you're near Toronto or Montreal, you should go...

If you're near Toronto or Montreal, you should go to Steve's Music.

You must play guitars before deciding on one.

Taylor is the only "mass" acoustic guitar I'd bother buying nowadays. Guild is...
Forum: Foo
10-23-07, 05:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,834
Posted By dcon

I'm a big fan of mustard and onions on my burgers.

I'm a big fan of mustard and onions on my burgers.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,608
Posted By dcon

I wouldn't ride through the south end of...

I wouldn't ride through the south end of Toronto's downtown core. I also wouldn't ride on bike paths.

The latter is probably a more relevant consideration for you than is the former. Good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-07, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,387
Posted By dcon

Two things come to mind: (a) check your saddle...

Two things come to mind: (a) check your saddle height and (b) stretch. Get some blood through the muscles before you stretch too intensely, though.

I had to play around w/ saddle height a bit...
Forum: Foo
10-16-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,691
Posted By dcon

Hey Doc...I'm really sorry to hear that things...

Hey Doc...I'm really sorry to hear that things are not going well at all. I can't give you any sage first-hand advice and I don't really know what to say other than hang in there. Take care of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,615
Posted By dcon

I think the dick quotient could get a little...

I think the dick quotient could get a little higher, so here we go: You really shouldn't have to look down to click in, regardless of which pedals you use.

That said, I like Speedplay, so yeah,...
Forum: Foo
10-11-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,294
Posted By dcon

:eek:

:eek:
Forum: Foo
10-10-07, 05:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,294
Posted By dcon

I thought Canada already exported water to the...

I thought Canada already exported water to the States.
Forum: Foo
10-06-07, 11:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 537
Posted By dcon

A radio station in Madison, WI used to play that...

A radio station in Madison, WI used to play that (maybe they still do) every Friday afternoon to ring in the weekend.

Good times.
Forum: Foo
10-05-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,579
Posted By dcon

That is a great story. I had to put my cat down...

That is a great story. I had to put my cat down on Monday, so reading your news was a major mood lifter tonight.
Forum: Foo
09-28-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 730
Posted By dcon

WiFi signals. Mmmmkay. There's nothing more...

WiFi signals. Mmmmkay.

There's nothing more important to direct resources toward? Cancer drugs...cure for diabetes...world hunger...poverty...Nope. Pretty much nope. WiFi signals.

I'm going...
Forum: Foo
09-19-07, 06:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,250
Posted By dcon

Pretty much. There's almost always work, though...

Pretty much. There's almost always work, though it may not always be too sexy.

However, I wouldn't go to law school just to go to law school. For starters, if you don't really want to be...
Forum: Foo
09-19-07, 06:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,250
Posted By dcon

+ Eleventy billion As the long-suffering...

+ Eleventy billion

As the long-suffering husband of an ABD, I can say this is absolutely the best advice I've ever read about the PhD issue, especially re: politics.
Forum: Foo
09-13-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 718
Posted By dcon

You need to be extremely careful about what you...

You need to be extremely careful about what you say to people under the guise of law student.

Logic and reason might come into play later in the process - writing briefs, crafting arguments,...
Forum: Foo
09-13-07, 10:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 690
Posted By dcon

You need to find out what consumer protection...

You need to find out what consumer protection laws in your state can do for you. Call your sister.
09-10-07, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By dcon

Infrastructure is the biggest issue to my mind. ...

Infrastructure is the biggest issue to my mind. Obviously, anyone who lives here knows that we have some very serious problems. My "bad joke" reference was to the dire need for investment in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-07, 06:33 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,826
Posted By dcon

My two faves are Cronometro and Yellow Jersey,...

My two faves are Cronometro and Yellow Jersey, both in Madison, Wisconsin.

Haven't encountered much in Toronto worth writing home about thus far, but I haven't been to Mike Barry's place yet.
Forum: Foo
08-20-07, 06:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,154
Posted By dcon

Doctors and lawyers, man. It sucks. Head...

Doctors and lawyers, man. It sucks.

Head down and keep at it. Wish I had some sage advice, but I don't. Luckily others do!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-07, 03:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 587
Posted By dcon

I ride a Bianchi, though not the model you're...

I ride a Bianchi, though not the model you're looking at. Bianchi really isn't all that unique. Ride the Specialized and the LOOK. Then, buy the LOOK and slap some Speedplay Zero pedals on it.
Forum: Foo
08-16-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 871
Posted By dcon

that's great news - congratulations!

that's great news - congratulations!
Forum: Foo
08-16-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 1,509
Views: 57,910
Posted By dcon

I haven't posted since the early days, but I...

I haven't posted since the early days, but I check in all the time. What a source of inspiration. Simply amazing. Happy anniversary!
Forum: Foo
08-16-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 431
Views: 9,706
Posted By dcon

Every single time. You'd think I'd have some...

Every single time. You'd think I'd have some form of recall at this point...
Forum: Foo
08-14-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 865
Posted By dcon

looks like Hawaii to me

looks like Hawaii to me
Forum: Foo
08-14-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 571
Posted By dcon

You can't press charges. Only the prosecutor...

You can't press charges. Only the prosecutor gets to do that. Sticky little point, I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 419
Posted By dcon

don't use fabric softener

don't use fabric softener
08-09-07, 07:21 PM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,091,732
Posted By dcon

I use conti gatorskins on my road bike. I think...

I use conti gatorskins on my road bike. I think they're a good balance between durability, weight, performance, and price. I'd buy them again, fwiw.

Edit: Haven't tried the gp4000s.
08-09-07, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,091,732
Posted By dcon

agreed

agreed
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,154
Posted By dcon

When the hyponatremia kicks in...

When the hyponatremia kicks in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By dcon

Look does have a website...I hear there's...

Look does have a website...I hear there's something the kids these days are calling "google" as well.

;)

J.W's right, btw.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-07, 06:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By dcon

+1

+1
08-08-07, 11:24 AM
Replies: 47,508
Views: 1,091,732
Posted By dcon

Absolutely tragic. I only "knew" him...

Absolutely tragic.

I only "knew" him through the forum, but news this bad still hits hard. What the **** is wrong with drivers?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-07, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,958
Posted By dcon

OP - Where do you live?

OP - Where do you live?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By dcon

You might want to PM Cypress

You might want to PM Cypress
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 03:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,149
Posted By dcon

Ah, I looked it up and see the confusion. ...

Ah, I looked it up and see the confusion.

http://www.bianchiusa.com/06_giro.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,878
Posted By dcon

:lol: I just shot beer out my nose...that...

:lol:

I just shot beer out my nose...that was great.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-07, 03:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,149
Posted By dcon

The seat stays?

The seat stays?
07-30-07, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,365
Posted By dcon

Lolz...No personal offense meant, even if,...

Lolz...No personal offense meant, even if, apparently, some was taken.

I love Toronto. I just see vast room for improvement in several areas, one of which is infrastructure.

Want to shake...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-07, 10:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 299
Posted By dcon

My guess is it'd be pretty hard to handle. I'm...

My guess is it'd be pretty hard to handle. I'm sure it's been done, but the risks of making the bike even harder to handle might outweigh the benefits.


EDIT: According to Wikipedia, Fignon...
Forum: Introductions
07-29-07, 05:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 303
Posted By dcon

Welcome to Bike Forums.

Welcome to Bike Forums.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-07, 08:09 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,043
Posted By dcon

Ah. Well, there you go.

Ah. Well, there you go.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-07, 08:08 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 8,043
Posted By dcon

dork disc just sayin'...

dork disc

just sayin'...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-07, 07:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,479
Posted By dcon

I think I know the feeling you're talking about,...

I think I know the feeling you're talking about, and I'm pretty sure it comes from using some muscles in ways you're not used to. I started riding a fixed gear to help my cadence and spin, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-07, 01:31 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,817
Posted By dcon

Pegoretti

Pegoretti
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