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Forum: Foo
05-29-07, 10:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 322
Posted By Mothra

Someone summoned me???

Someone summoned me???
Forum: Foo
09-02-06, 10:32 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,648
Posted By Mothra

Hey thanks...I'm trying to find the babes on...

Hey thanks...I'm trying to find the babes on bikes section... I really don't want to be looking through all that filth to find a decent bike with a nice accessory..
Forum: Foo
09-02-06, 10:03 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 2,648
Posted By Mothra

You mean these moobies??? :eek: I don't think...

You mean these moobies??? :eek: I don't think you'll get any complains from the guys about this picture... as gross as it is...

http://i70.photobucket.com/albums/i92/Mothra99/Moobies.jpg

......
Forum: Foo
08-11-06, 05:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 930
Posted By Mothra

If I shave my head, will it grow back faster???

So ah... I remember from high-school that they said if you shave your moustache, it'll grow back faster? Some girls seem to be saying that about their legs as well, thus the waxing and yanking.
...
Forum: Foo
08-06-06, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 755
Posted By Mothra

How much can that possibly cost anyway? Seems...

How much can that possibly cost anyway? Seems like jet-engines are appearing on just about everything. My favorite is the jet-powered outhouse and fire-truck! :)
Forum: Foo
08-05-06, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Mothra

These aren't silk dress-shirts with thin smooth...

These aren't silk dress-shirts with thin smooth weave. The Tommys have 3D weaving for a thicker dimpled surface that doesn't cling & stick.

Yeah, and you can even wear them inside-out if you want...
08-05-06, 07:04 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,874
Posted By Mothra

The problem with simplistic junior-high physics...

The problem with simplistic junior-high physics is that it doesn't take into account complex interactions in the real world. We have to deal with wind-resistance and most junior & high-school physics...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-06, 04:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 426
Posted By Mothra

Yeah, I agree that technique makes the biggest...

Yeah, I agree that technique makes the biggest difference over patch-kit brands or even "quality". I buy the automotive Camel kits for $5-10. Comes with a HUGE tube of vulcanizing fluid, like 2-oz...
Forum: Foo
08-05-06, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 691
Posted By Mothra

Get the Tommy Bahama silk shirts. Soft and cool...

Get the Tommy Bahama silk shirts. Soft and cool on hot days. Very colorfast and won't fade like cotton shirts. :)
Forum: Foo
08-05-06, 03:41 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mothra

More Wal-mart news: Employees unionize Chinese...

More Wal-mart news: Employees unionize Chinese Wal-Mart (http://money.excite.com/ht/nw/bus/20060805/hle_bus-pek331394.html)
Forum: Foo
08-05-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,276
Posted By Mothra

Try comparing it to a BLACK car the same number...

Try comparing it to a BLACK car the same number of days after a wash... ;)
Forum: Foo
08-03-06, 03:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 340
Posted By Mothra

There are three factors that determine the...

There are three factors that determine the quality of the video:

1. resolution, 720x480 is standard on miniDV and home DVD standards. It works to keep the image-ratio correct with the non-square...
Forum: Foo
08-03-06, 03:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 828
Posted By Mothra

Don't ask, take action and make the moves. Chics...

Don't ask, take action and make the moves. Chics respond to that a lot more favorably than guys fumbling around and stuttering... "... uh. umm... ah...".

1. First, set the context for the moves,...
08-03-06, 02:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 560
Posted By Mothra

Well, it comes down to what exactly is hurting on...

Well, it comes down to what exactly is hurting on his back. Spine-compression pains will be sharp and intense. You turn this way or that or look up or bend down and the searing hot pain will have you...
08-03-06, 02:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 502
Posted By Mothra

He saw that the curved concave side was facing...

He saw that the curved concave side was facing outwards instead of inwards. In the open position, a lot of inexperienced people will just grab the lever and spin it around to tighten. Getting it as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 02:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 588
Posted By Mothra

Buy a 3-4 year-old used bike for $250-350. Great...

Buy a 3-4 year-old used bike for $250-350. Great deals out there in that price-range with full Ultegra. I've even seen Dura-ace equipped bikes in that range.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-06, 02:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By Mothra

It's not too hard to have watts on a trainer...

It's not too hard to have watts on a trainer because it can be directly tied to the mag-resistance unit. The conversion-efficiency is known and you just have to measure volts & amps and multiply to...
07-31-06, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By Mothra

Well, you can plug in your gears' teeth-count...

Well, you can plug in your gears' teeth-count into Sheldon's calculator. Then you can draw in a shift-pattern for your particular bike. Similar to this one:
...
Forum: Commuting
07-31-06, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,290
Posted By Mothra

Your seat's not adjustable on the trike? Seems...

Your seat's not adjustable on the trike? Seems making an adjustable mounting wouldn't be too tough.

Sounds like you could use some strength-training in gym? Build up the muscles and ligaments will...
07-31-06, 01:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 433
Posted By Mothra

Is it shifting unintentionally on you? Frame-flex...

Is it shifting unintentionally on you? Frame-flex on the up-hills can change the distance of the cable-run and cause the RD to shift.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-06, 01:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By Mothra

Sounds like you could've been pinching a nerve in...

Sounds like you could've been pinching a nerve in the soft valley in the palm of your hand. The carpal and median nerves as well as arteries run though the center of the hand, so you don't want to be...
07-30-06, 11:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 703
Posted By Mothra

Never got up more than 245-lbs, and at that time,...

Never got up more than 245-lbs, and at that time, I was riding the original Flite with titanium rails. No have a complaint about it. :)
07-30-06, 12:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 694
Posted By Mothra

You mean Obi-Wan was hiding in the bushes near...

You mean Obi-Wan was hiding in the bushes near the scene?
Forum: Foo
07-29-06, 06:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,649
Posted By Mothra

Wal-mart haters rejoice !

Wal-Mart bows out of Germany (http://money.cnn.com/2006/07/28/news/international/bc.retail.metro.walmart.reut/index.htm)
07-29-06, 02:12 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,185
Posted By Mothra

Heh, heh... good lesson eh? The paradox of...

Heh, heh... good lesson eh? The paradox of bike-racing is that you can make up for a lot of physical deficiencies with strategy and tactics, however, if you don't have that mental game down,...
07-27-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 732
Posted By Mothra

I was 6 years old and at my dad's company picnic....

I was 6 years old and at my dad's company picnic. Saw some kids on bikes and wanted to ride. So my dad borrows a bike from them, puts me on it, holds the seat and pushes me off. I have no idea when...
Forum: Foo
07-27-06, 02:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By Mothra

The problem with the Windows Movie Maker is it...

The problem with the Windows Movie Maker is it forces the incoming video to be highly compressed into WMV format. This tosses out a tonne of image quality, about 80%, right off the bat. WMV also has...
07-27-06, 02:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Mothra

Why does he have to spend any money at all? All...

Why does he have to spend any money at all? All those components will work just fine once they've been cleaned, oiled, greased and adjusted optimally.
Forum: Foo
07-27-06, 01:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 381
Posted By Mothra

Centripedal...

Centripedal...
07-26-06, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By Mothra

Yeah, we get into analyzing the minute details...

Yeah, we get into analyzing the minute details and while qualitatively there are differences, in real-world results of quantitative measurements, the actual differences are very, very minor. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-06, 12:05 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,676
Posted By Mothra

... which also changes with time and training......

... which also changes with time and training... ;)
07-26-06, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 773
Posted By Mothra

Personally, I would save that entire bike. Take...

Personally, I would save that entire bike. Take it apart down to the last bolt & ball-bearing. Strip and sand the frame. Shoot it with some rattle-can primer & paint. Re-assemble with cleaned and...
07-26-06, 12:56 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,430
Posted By Mothra

I'm one of the extreme few that can give you...

I'm one of the extreme few that can give you another reason for discs: overheating & melting brake-pads to the rim on downhills. I've petitioned all the local clubs to have their hill time-trials...
Forum: Foo
07-25-06, 08:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 511
Posted By Mothra

They give tours Segways for the old folks around...

They give tours Segways for the old folks around here. Makes sense really since their arthritis wouldn't allow them to cover much ground.

But the Woz? He needs to get out and play BIKE POLO...
Forum: Foo
07-24-06, 08:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 616
Posted By Mothra

Do you have a written job-description? Basically...

Do you have a written job-description? Basically what the other guys said, ONLY do the work that you were hired to do and ONLY the hours you're scheduled. DON'T take over anyone else's job, DON'T...
Forum: Foo
07-24-06, 07:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,148
Posted By Mothra

Girlfriend caught me making out with her mom...

Girlfriend caught me making out with her mom...
07-24-06, 07:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,397
Posted By Mothra

Funny article in the news a couple months ago...

Funny article in the news a couple months ago about a guy that poured gas into the washer to help clean the rags. Something set the fumes off (cigarette) and the machine blew up on his face! :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-06, 03:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,599
Posted By Mothra

1. first learn by coasting no-hands first 2....

1. first learn by coasting no-hands first
2. then practice steering while coasting
3. then pedal while riding no-hands, best if you can pedal smoothly, if you can't pedal without rocking, you won't...
07-24-06, 03:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 439
Posted By Mothra

Sounds like your wheels have way, way too little...

Sounds like your wheels have way, way too little tension...
Forum: Foo
07-23-06, 08:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By Mothra

I was pointing out freedoms other countries have...

I was pointing out freedoms other countries have that we don't. Drinking at 13-14years, unlimited speed-limits (TUV-approved vehicle), social ethics & manners, and healthcare. We don't pay it with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-06, 08:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,401
Posted By Mothra

Also NASCAR guys get a boost by getting into a...

Also NASCAR guys get a boost by getting into a train. The wind behind doesn't immediately come back as quickly and isn't as turbulent behind you with someone there. Back in the '80s, Road & Track did...
07-23-06, 08:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,408
Posted By Mothra

Sounds good. Going along with what GuitarWizard...

Sounds good. Going along with what GuitarWizard said, if you've got macrocycles planned out a couple months ahead of time, juggle them so that the rest week occurs right before your big RR....
Forum: Foo
07-23-06, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 744
Posted By Mothra

I'd like the freedom to drink when I've learn the...

I'd like the freedom to drink when I've learn the responsibility to do so. I'd want the freedom to drive my car at the limits of its capabilities given sufficient training to do so. I want my sister...
07-23-06, 03:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,617
Posted By Mothra

Aside from calling up the team-directors and...

Aside from calling up the team-directors and asking, you'd have to figure it out from the media articles I guess. Wasn't Lemond paid something like 10-12mil for 3-seasons with ADR?
07-23-06, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,001
Posted By Mothra

Reminds me of that movie... "Almost...

Reminds me of that movie... "Almost Famous".
07-23-06, 02:58 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,408
Posted By Mothra

sounds like you could've been overtrained a bit?...

sounds like you could've been overtrained a bit? Or at least insufficienctly recoverd before the race. What has your workouts been the past couple weeks?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-06, 02:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 846
Posted By Mothra

Like all the others said, it's the rider, not the...

Like all the others said, it's the rider, not the bike. Offer to carry one of this large water-bottles next time. Those weigh 2lbs filled, so you'd end up with a 1-lb heavier bike than him.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-06, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Mothra

Yes, the hips are big factor in upper-body reach...

Yes, the hips are big factor in upper-body reach to the bars. There's no one magic "right" number for seat-to-handlebar fit, it depends upon the type of rider and type or riding you do. Recreational...
07-23-06, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 715
Posted By Mothra

There is a difference based upon tyre-pressure......

There is a difference based upon tyre-pressure... but it's minimal... something like 5-ft in 10k or some such...
07-23-06, 02:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 326
Posted By Mothra

Most likely rotation of the shoe is the culprit....

Most likely rotation of the shoe is the culprit. Having the heel too far out will cause pain on the outside of the knee. Try adjusting the cleat to move your heel in more.
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