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04-03-17, 10:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By BryE

I used to live out there 30 years ago - I...

I used to live out there 30 years ago - I remember what it was like to go from Greeley -> Central IL as a kid. The air was so thick we had to push it out of our way to move through it :cry:. The bike...
03-29-17, 11:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By BryE

To be honest, I'm not sure. I'd say by "Denver...

To be honest, I'm not sure. I'd say by "Denver area" I mean something within a shortish drive of the city. We have yet to make final plans, so everything is up in the air. Probably we'll look into an...
03-15-17, 01:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By BryE

That's great info, thanks! I'll certainly keep...

That's great info, thanks! I'll certainly keep those rides in mind.
03-15-17, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,030
Posted By BryE

Denver-area road bike rental?

Can anyone recommend a place in the Denver area to rent a road bike for a few days? My wife will be attending a professional conference in Denver in mid-July, and we thought it would be a great...
01-15-17, 10:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By BryE

Yes, the frame on the photo matches closely with...

Yes, the frame on the photo matches closely with the one I'm considering. Thanks for your help, that's exactly the info I needed.
01-15-17, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By BryE

I don't have a photo, but the paint scheme is a...

I don't have a photo, but the paint scheme is a lot like featured bikes #1 and #3 with the yellow and black paint. The downtube has an aero shape but no shifter bosses. There are housing stops on the...
01-15-17, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By BryE

Thanks for the reply. I looked there first and...

Thanks for the reply. I looked there first and learned quite a bit about the company, but very little about how the 90s-made frames are regarded. Lots of pics, very fun if you're into vintage bike...
01-15-17, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,061
Posted By BryE

Mid to late 90s Bertin road frame?

Maybe this isn't "classic" enough for this forum, so please let me know if I'm off-topic here.

I've been riding an early 80s Miyata for many years, and it's about to expire from old age - stripped...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,085
Posted By BryE

Yeah, I fainted, too. Mine was done at a clinic,...

Yeah, I fainted, too. Mine was done at a clinic, my wife drove me home. Total cost for me was $20 after insurance. I love my two kids and I wouldn't trade my life with them for anything, but yeah,...
Forum: Commuting
01-10-11, 09:44 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 9,266
Posted By BryE

"Nice tush!" from a car filled with college...

"Nice tush!" from a car filled with college girls.

No, wait, that wasn't dumb - that was awesome.
03-25-09, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By BryE

Wait, this is an actual stage? I hadn't looked...

Wait, this is an actual stage? I hadn't looked through the Giro stages yet this year, and when I saw the image in the first post I just assumed it was an uphill TT (though quite long). Wow, I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By BryE

Aerobar recommendations?

I'm looking for some aerobars for my road bike. My handlebars have fairly shallow drops, so I'm pretty sure that aerobars would get me a little lower - a good thing since wind season (that is,...
Forum: Foo
12-11-08, 01:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,046
Posted By BryE

I'm way ahead of you all. Most of my neighbors...

I'm way ahead of you all. Most of my neighbors at one time or another have said something like "I'm coming to your place if it all goes wrong." As I see it, my problem was in letting anyone know...
Forum: Foo
12-11-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 784
Posted By BryE

I kind of like the Midwest. There's just...

I kind of like the Midwest. There's just something about it that's less complicated than other places. There are lots less people - you just have to stay away from the cities. On a Sunday morning...
Forum: Foo
09-15-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,853
Posted By BryE

Holy crap, I just about spit tea all over my...

Holy crap, I just about spit tea all over my desk! You really need to give some sort of warning when you post something that funny.
09-15-08, 11:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By BryE

Basso signed with Liquigas, and will become an...

Basso signed with Liquigas, and will become an active rider on the first of November - I'm sure he'll be on the Tour roster. I don't see any doping-related reason why Ulle couldn't come back - he...
09-10-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,186
Posted By BryE

That never stopped him before.

That never stopped him before.
09-10-08, 10:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,186
Posted By BryE

Perhaps Jan Ullrich will come out of retirement,...

Perhaps Jan Ullrich will come out of retirement, too, just to have one last shot at beating Armstrong.
Forum: Foo
03-19-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,048
Posted By BryE

If we do the typewriter/woods route, we'll need...

If we do the typewriter/woods route, we'll need to dig a pond somewhere, too. ;)

I heard a saying once somewhere: "The more you know, the less you need." Thus far, it seems to be more or less...
Forum: Foo
03-18-08, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,048
Posted By BryE

Quite a bit, actually. Some of you may consider...

Quite a bit, actually. Some of you may consider this to be going a bit overboard but:

We moved into a house last fall on a 1 1/2 acre lot, only 1/2 mile from my wife's job (my own commute is 15...
Forum: Foo
03-18-08, 09:45 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 3,871
Posted By BryE

Now wait a minute here. If you're bitten by a...

Now wait a minute here. If you're bitten by a zombie, you turn into one yourself. Your organs die and you lose all higher brain functions. Everyone knows this.
...
Forum: Foo
02-28-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,191
Posted By BryE

Wow, lots of architecture people. I was in...

Wow, lots of architecture people. I was in architecture for exactly one semester - it took about two months to figure out that it just wasn't worth it - there were several times when I was up for 72...
Forum: Foo
02-13-08, 09:18 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 897
Posted By BryE

Back to the Future is good, but I'm gonna have to...

Back to the Future is good, but I'm gonna have to give The Incredibles the win.
Forum: Foo
01-28-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,479
Posted By BryE

Heh. My wife once said, "I never want to be like...

Heh. My wife once said, "I never want to be like my mother. If I'm ever acting like her, please tell me, and I'll stop."

That was when I was younger and much dumber. I only told her that once...
Forum: Foo
01-28-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 568
Posted By BryE

I'm not much of a knife guy, but the Mora knives...

I'm not much of a knife guy, but the Mora knives made by Frost in Sweden are pretty well-regarded. They're considered among the best of the low-budget knives - they cost $15-$20. No frills at all,...
Forum: Foo
01-25-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 636
Posted By BryE

You mean all of these...

You mean all of these (http://apod.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/ap001127.html) lights?
Forum: Foo
01-24-08, 05:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By BryE

Just tell them your family has a history of...

Just tell them your family has a history of severe heart disease and your doctor said you need to exercise and avoid ALL fatty foods.
Forum: Foo
01-24-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,270
Posted By BryE

I doubt by this time that they even pay for...

I doubt by this time that they even pay for deliveries anymore. Surely they've invested in their own delivery room by now, and it would double as a guest bedroom when she's not giving birth - they...
Forum: Foo
01-24-08, 01:54 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,270
Posted By BryE

Heck, this is easy (I'm assuming the other person...

Heck, this is easy (I'm assuming the other person is someone you have a romantic relationship with). Just off the top of my head:

Go work together in a homeless shelter or other charity
Read...
Forum: Foo
01-24-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,270
Posted By BryE

I'll spend it on more insulation for my house,...

I'll spend it on more insulation for my house, and possibly some better windows (which are made in the US, where it will best help the economy). The price of keeping your house warm just keeps going...
Forum: Foo
01-24-08, 10:54 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,242
Posted By BryE

There are schools that rent you your textbooks...

There are schools that rent you your textbooks for the semester. Eastern Illinois University is one of them. It's far, far cheaper than the buy/sell scheme that most places have. You can also buy...
Forum: Foo
01-23-08, 12:21 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,137
Posted By BryE

Hey, wow, I've been married for 11 years to...

Hey, wow, I've been married for 11 years to exactly the woman described in the original post, and she just gets better every day. Her body is a little worse for wear after two children, but I guess...
Forum: Foo
01-23-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,186
Posted By BryE

For those who shave w/ a straight razor - why/how...

For those who shave w/ a straight razor - why/how did you start?

I've been considering giving it a try, but I'm not entirely sure about it yet, and they're kind of expensive to get started with.
Forum: Foo
12-24-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 413
Posted By BryE

It's quite tasty, actually. I got my recipe from...

It's quite tasty, actually. I got my recipe from here: http://winemaking.jackkeller.net/watermel.asp

He's right though - you need a good-tasting watermelon. Don't use a crappy seedless melon,...
12-12-07, 04:08 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,336
Posted By BryE

I'm not sure about the overall yield of organic...

I'm not sure about the overall yield of organic vs. industrial farming. I think overall they're about the same given the amount of work input, but in general organic farmers can get higher yields...
Forum: Foo
11-20-07, 07:10 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,546
Posted By BryE

Agreed, and the sooner, the better.

Agreed, and the sooner, the better.
Forum: Foo
11-20-07, 05:09 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,546
Posted By BryE

Yes, I know, and I admire you for your work. ...

Yes, I know, and I admire you for your work.

Jeavons' book specifically addresses this concern. He makes specific recommendations as to what crops in what percentage to grow in order to have...
Forum: Foo
11-20-07, 02:39 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,546
Posted By BryE

I have to disagree with this. I don't know where...

I have to disagree with this. I don't know where you get the 5 hectares per person from, but I believe that number is extremely inflated. Using intensive organic methods, you can produce a year's...
Forum: Foo
10-05-07, 11:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,251
Posted By BryE

Wait, now. That one in the hoodie behind you...

Wait, now. That one in the hoodie behind you with the expression of utter disdain, like she's at any moment expecting you to mortally embarrass her - is that your daughter?
Forum: Foo
09-14-07, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 797
Posted By BryE

I was under the impression that a chinup and a...

I was under the impression that a chinup and a pullup were the same thing, but you all got me thinking they aren't the same after all (they're different - a chinup has your palms facing you, a pullup...
Forum: Foo
08-20-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,287
Posted By BryE

When my daughter was 3, she told us she hated us,...

When my daughter was 3, she told us she hated us, and we told her not to say "hate" because it was mean to say it and that it was a bad word. A few days later, she asked us why it was OK to sing the...
Forum: Foo
08-13-07, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 954
Posted By BryE

Like bobbyahines said, it's all about the...

Like bobbyahines said, it's all about the cranking amps. If your battery's peak output isn't enough to start the engine, then you won't be going anywhere. Sorry I don't have any specific brand...
07-28-07, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 791
Posted By BryE

Heh. There's a farmhouse I ride by on my commute...

Heh. There's a farmhouse I ride by on my commute to work. I think the people who live there really like daschunds because they have three of them, and they all like to chase me. Now you may not...
07-25-07, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,172
Posted By BryE

Leipheimer - WTF??? *stage 16 spoiler*

Did Discovery tell Leipheimer to take the second place bonus time from Contador, or is Leipheimer just an a**hole? Those few seconds may turn out to be very valuable in the next several days.
Forum: Foo
07-23-07, 02:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,086
Posted By BryE

This one's easy. You're obviously going too fast.

This one's easy. You're obviously going too fast.
Forum: Foo
07-23-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 427
Posted By BryE

Spitzenberg - also Thomas Jefferson's favorite. ...

Spitzenberg - also Thomas Jefferson's favorite.

For a more modern variety, Honeycrisp is absolutely delicious - but I hear they're very tempramental and difficult to grow. Braeburn is also very...
Forum: Foo
07-10-07, 09:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 936
Posted By BryE

Here's something positive for me: my morning...

Here's something positive for me: my morning glories have started blooming for the summer. They're a variety known as "Grandpa Ott's" - they're a deep, velvety purple with a pink throat. I built a...
Forum: Foo
06-14-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 626
Posted By BryE

During the week I drink a cup of Earl Gray green...

During the week I drink a cup of Earl Gray green tea in the mornings, and typically a cup of Jasmine green tea in the afternoons. No tea on the weekends. I've been so long without caffeine that I...
Forum: Foo
06-05-07, 09:19 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,253
Posted By BryE

Ho, 80s songs! These are a few from my mp3...

Ho, 80s songs! These are a few from my mp3 collection - the cheesier the better! (some are from late 70s or early 90s)

Just Can't Get Enough - Depeche Mode
Total Eclipse of the Heart - Bonnie...
Forum: Foo
06-04-07, 11:13 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,293
Posted By BryE

... when you're in the right-hand lane. :)

... when you're in the right-hand lane. :)
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