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Forum: Commuting
07-20-01, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 631
Posted By Stumon

Squirrels: They don't taste anything like...

Squirrels:

They don't taste anything like chicken.

I used to have a cat (Spam) who would sleep on the backyard picnic table, seemingly oblivious to the squirrels scampering around, beneath,...
07-20-01, 01:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,797
Posted By Stumon

fubar, I confess. I suffer F.O.S. syndrome....

fubar,

I confess. I suffer F.O.S. syndrome. Sometimes the pressure gets so great that I have to vent it here on this forum.

In truth, I did shave my legs once to psyche out other racers, but my...
07-20-01, 07:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,797
Posted By Stumon

This happens whenever I get near a computer early...

This happens whenever I get near a computer early in the morning, after half a pot of stand-a-spoon-in-it coffee. My mind takes a concept and runs with it, I hold on for dear life.

You should see...
07-20-01, 06:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,797
Posted By Stumon

CAUTION!!! ;) ;) ;) ;) ;) Don't shave your...

CAUTION!!! ;) ;) ;) ;) ;)

Don't shave your legs! Really. You're asking for trouble!

I have to warn all of you about one seldom talked about danger of shaving your legs...

In the early...
07-18-01, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 586
Posted By Stumon

Helmets for everyone!

I've been thinking about protective headgear.

I've worn a helmet when bicycling for so many years that I don't notice it when it's there, but very much feel its absence when I don't wear it.
...
07-18-01, 01:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 822
Posted By Stumon

You made a wise decision. I always wear a...

You made a wise decision.

I always wear a helmet when cycling... I'd feel somehow not quite dressed without it.

Plus, helmets cover that giant bald spot... you know, the one I water...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-01, 09:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 511
Posted By Stumon

Bravo, Bill... Bicycle commuters are a...

Bravo, Bill...


Bicycle commuters are a special breed. We're the only folks I know of who would like to move FARTHER AWAY from work.

I'll just bet that you feel kinda cheated when you just...
Forum: Commuting
07-18-01, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 496
Posted By Stumon

Waitaminit!!! You could very well have seen...

Waitaminit!!!

You could very well have seen nebill's Evil Twin! One thing that 42 years of television have taught me is that every hero has a doppleganger. Here's how to tell:

1. The guy was...
Forum: Commuting
07-16-01, 01:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By Stumon

A few comments about JUNK MILES: I ride...

A few comments about JUNK MILES:

I ride because I'm addicted to the sensation... it's like flying, only closer to the ground.

I love that "gyro effect" when I go around corners. I can't quite...
07-13-01, 01:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,836
Posted By Stumon

PapeteeBooh: 1) Meet date prospect at...

PapeteeBooh:

1) Meet date prospect at concert, park, school, work... whatever.

2) Make date.

3) Rent a decent car. Suppress the urge to rent a cheapo Corolla or Neon. When in doubt, go for...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-01, 06:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By Stumon

Thanks, everyone! I have no car. I...

Thanks, everyone!

I have no car.

I just recently gave it away to a family member. It was an '87 Nissan pickup, paid off in 1990, and was costing me very little. Still, there was the hassle of...
Forum: Commuting
07-12-01, 01:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 819
Posted By Stumon

I ain't braggin', but...

I'm not bragging... but I have to share this:

My YTD mileage was 6,010.7 as of the end of my morning commute today.

I'm very proud, but my coworkers have no idea what that means. I coulda said...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-01, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Stumon

Guys! Now you know what Isaac Newton was...

Guys!

Now you know what Isaac Newton was b*tching about all those years ago.

A bicycle is a gyroscopic device, and will find its own balance so long as it is moving faster than a walking...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-01, 01:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 605
Posted By Stumon

The nice thing about bicycling home in the rain...

The nice thing about bicycling home in the rain is that you can't tell whether you ever got sweaty...

Meanwhile, I'm looking at a 101 degree heat index and only a 20% chance of precip for my...
07-11-01, 11:55 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,836
Posted By Stumon

Pop always told me that "beer would put hair on...

Pop always told me that "beer would put hair on your a$$." The picture proves it!
07-11-01, 08:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,836
Posted By Stumon

You could always "fake" owning a car. Rent...

You could always "fake" owning a car.

Rent something nice for the weekend... not too over the top... just a bland, respectible car.

Pull it in front of YOUR house, or even into the garage....
Forum: Commuting
07-10-01, 08:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,599
Posted By Stumon

I am truly blessed... um, I mean obsessed. I...

I am truly blessed... um, I mean obsessed.

I ride to work & back every day... My office is only 12 miles from home, but I do like so many of you, and add "warmup miles." So, I end up with anywhere...
07-10-01, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,002
Posted By Stumon

PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW MY ADVICE... I am not a good...

PLEASE DO NOT FOLLOW MY ADVICE... I am not a good role model.

I injured my right rotator... "shoulder joint"... about ten years ago while saving my motorcycle from a low-speed slide. I kept my...
07-10-01, 07:01 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,836
Posted By Stumon

Why own a car when you don't really NEED a car? ...

Why own a car when you don't really NEED a car?

I mean, if your job required a motor vehicle... say, real estate agent, building contractor, getaway driver... sure, you gotta have wheels. But, if...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-01, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 700
Posted By Stumon

There's no dishonor in wanting to live. Catch a...

There's no dishonor in wanting to live. Catch a ride home when you must... cars aren't evil... they're useful things, sometimes. (Our car culture, however, IS evil. Trust me.)

Biking in 100+...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-01, 06:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By Stumon

Lest we forget Cairo... pronounced "Cay-row," and...

Lest we forget Cairo... pronounced "Cay-row," and home to the Pulpwood Truck Drivers' Hall of Fame!

Those of y'all not from the south... don't be frightened... You'll be okay here as long as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-01, 03:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 888
Posted By Stumon

Hmm.. no Paris in my state. BUT! Here...

Hmm.. no Paris in my state.

BUT!

Here in Georgia, I can ride from Rome to Athens, via some pretty good size mountains. That would be Giro D'Italia meets The Odyssey, with banjo music wafting...
06-29-01, 01:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By Stumon

I've never used clipless pedals... There's...

I've never used clipless pedals... There's probably a support group for that, like Luddites Anonymous... "My name is Stu, and... sigh... I'm afraid of new technology...sobbb."

I used to date a...
06-22-01, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 802
Posted By Stumon

JonR, A guy I worked for about 20 years ago...

JonR,

A guy I worked for about 20 years ago was a big time roadie. He and his riding buddies came up with this inside joke about "low brain sugar," as in, "yeah, low brain sugar caused me to turn...
06-20-01, 02:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,002
Posted By Stumon

Alphageek... Ever broken the law and biked...

Alphageek...

Ever broken the law and biked the Riverwatch Parkway? I did that one night in a desperate attempt to get home between thunderstorms. (My levee road was dirt soup by then.) Whatta...
06-20-01, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,015
Posted By Stumon

Sergio, I just can't picture you with dirty...

Sergio, I just can't picture you with dirty hands. Sure sounds like you've done this before, tho...
06-19-01, 01:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,742
Posted By Stumon

Stupid bicycle trick: Winter '98, at home,...

Stupid bicycle trick:

Winter '98, at home, off sick with pneumonia. I felt kinda okay, and it was sunny and maybe 50 outside... So I took a ride, hoping that nobody from work would see me. Out I...
06-19-01, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 643
Posted By Stumon

Man, I love night rides! My commute takes...

Man, I love night rides!

My commute takes me on a levee-top road alongside a canal all overgrown with Spanish-moss covered trees. After October, and before late April, I reach the levee road...
06-19-01, 01:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Stumon

I work on my own bikes for a very good reason......

I work on my own bikes for a very good reason... see, if I drop a broken bike off at my local shop, despite Herman at Outspokin' Cycles (Augusta, GA) being The Best Bike Wrench That Ever Lived... (He...
06-18-01, 08:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,672
Posted By Stumon

I wasted my youth working on cars and...

I wasted my youth working on cars and motorcycles. I wasn't really cut out for that kind of work, but it was something my friends all did, so, grease monkey see... grease monkey do. I became...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-01, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 708
Posted By Stumon

We're getting the remains of that Gulf coast...

We're getting the remains of that Gulf coast tropical storm... something like 60% to 90% chances of liquid sunshine for the rest of the week. I knew that this would happen once I gave up my car. I...
Forum: Introductions
06-11-01, 09:33 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 10,684
Posted By Stumon

Hi all. I am Stu, also from Augusta, GA....

Hi all.

I am Stu, also from Augusta, GA. Serge browbeat me until I logged into this site and signed-up. Hey, Alphageek - I live in Martinez, and work for GA Power.

I am 42, a...
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