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08-10-03, 11:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By LightBoy

Now, I'd love to tell you that I was travelling...

Now, I'd love to tell you that I was travelling the world, training for Le Tour, or working covert ops for the CIA, but the real answer isn't anything that exciting. I moved back home and my...
08-08-03, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 637
Posted By LightBoy

3096 is quite impressive, especially considering...

3096 is quite impressive, especially considering that that is nearly half of the membership. I know the place has grown a bit in my absence, but this is more than I was expecting. :p
08-08-03, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By LightBoy

I'm back (again)!

I noticed that my last post was exactly one year ago today. In honor of this momentous occation, I'm posting again. Yea me.

I also noticed that despite not having poseted anything for an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-02, 08:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 877
Posted By LightBoy

What are the factors that create these harmonics...

What are the factors that create these harmonics and wobbles? I have an old Specialized MTB set up for road touring. I only have a wobble when riding hands free above about 17 mph, and only if I...
07-26-02, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By LightBoy

Not really. When refering to "one who affects a...

Not really. When refering to "one who affects a particular attribute, attitude, or identity to impress or influence others," i believe poseur is the proper word choice. Though poser can be used as...
07-21-02, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 698
Posted By LightBoy

Of course he did. Segways are cutting edge,...

Of course he did. Segways are cutting edge, they're hip, they cater to the "I'm lazy and would pay someone to chew for me if I had the money" demographic, which for some God-awful reason seems to...
07-10-02, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By LightBoy

Thanks lotek! It's good to be back. (I went...

Thanks lotek! It's good to be back. (I went back to school for the spring term where my computer went a little loco, hence my unexplained absence).

I'll keep looking into this, but before I...
Forum: Commuting
07-10-02, 12:19 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,355
Posted By LightBoy

I always stuff my old driver's license in my...

I always stuff my old driver's license in my pocket when I go out for a ride. The info is still valid, and in the likely possibility that I lose it, I still have my current license to get me into...
07-08-02, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By LightBoy

Aero helmet

I was flipping through the Excel catalog and saw a listing for a new aerodynamic helmet, the Louis Garneau Prologue. It claims to be "the one and only aero helmet on the market that is certified and...
06-28-02, 04:52 PM
Replies: 674
Views: 21,867
Posted By LightBoy

When I joined my fraternity (Phi Kappa Tau) I was...

When I joined my fraternity (Phi Kappa Tau) I was given the fraternal name Brother Incandescent Light Boy. I don't really understand it, but I like it, so I use it.
04-16-02, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 353
Posted By LightBoy

Don't get too excited folks...we're looking at...

Don't get too excited folks...we're looking at high 40s for the weekend.

Although I must say that I find it very amusing that it was 90 degrees in Minneapolis yesterday, and yet there were still...
Forum: Commuting
04-02-02, 09:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 804
Posted By LightBoy

I woke up this morning to find snow. Cold, wet...

I woke up this morning to find snow. Cold, wet snow. On the ground. All over the place. Yesterday, it was almost amusing. An April Fools joke, of sorts. Now it is just irritating. Stupid...
04-01-02, 10:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By LightBoy

It's snowing! It is freaking snowing! WTF!?!

It's snowing! It is freaking snowing! WTF!?!
03-31-02, 03:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 374
Posted By LightBoy

Park Tool Article

There was a sort of interesting article about Park Tool in the Minneapolis Star Tribune the other day. I meant to post this earlier, but I just moved and things have been kind of hectic. Anyway,...
03-27-02, 09:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By LightBoy

I just found out tonight that the artist, Andy...

I just found out tonight that the artist, Andy Singer, is going to be having a show in about a month, at the very place I have been volunteering for several months (it's sort of a cycling advocacy...
03-12-02, 10:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,195
Posted By LightBoy

Here's another article: ...

Here's another article:

http://www.dallasnews.com/latestnews/stories/030702dnmethitandrun.b7a85.html

I don't even know what to say about this. Her lawyer should be put on trail too, for being...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-12-02, 09:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By LightBoy

Of course! Why pay for something only once when...

Of course! Why pay for something only once when you can pay twice or even three times what it's worth (and all in 15 dollar increments)!
Forum: Introductions
03-09-02, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By LightBoy

I don't really belong here, but...

http://www.grillsportverein.de/smilies/contrib/owen/newbie.gif

Okay, so I know I'm not technically a newbie, but I found these groovy little newbie dudes, and I didn't really know where else to...
03-08-02, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By LightBoy

Polar S-Series HRM

I've finally decided to buy a heart rate monitor, and I've narrowed it down to either the Polar S-210 or the S-410. They're the exact same thing, except the 410 had computer download capability (and...
03-08-02, 07:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 611
Posted By LightBoy

Bonehead

This was in the Minneapolis Star Tribune a few days ago:

HOV lanes aren't for today

Can we just come out and say why high-occupancy vehicle lanes are not successful? It is unrealistic in...
03-08-02, 07:04 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,552
Posted By LightBoy

Yep. Though I haven't in a few months, since...

Yep.

Though I haven't in a few months, since I've been a pansy for much of the winter and not riding as much as I should be. Besides, my relationship is now officially long-term long-distance, so...
03-08-02, 06:50 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,344
Posted By LightBoy

My vote is still with Pee Wee, but I saw a...

My vote is still with Pee Wee, but I saw a preview for a movie called Bejing Bicycle (or something like that) that looked really interesting. I doubt it will be in wide release (it's one of those...
Forum: Recumbent
03-07-02, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By LightBoy

I can sympathize with this. After all, I'm...

I can sympathize with this. After all, I'm currently toiling away for potentially useless degrees in theatre and music. Actors, of course, need not learn things grammatical, as everything they say...
Forum: Recumbent
03-04-02, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,165
Posted By LightBoy

One should never end a sentence with a...

One should never end a sentence with a preposition. You have done this twice in one short paragraph. That is disgraceful. Where did you learn your grammar from?

:D
03-03-02, 10:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,561
Posted By LightBoy

What counts as cold to me will depend greatly on...

What counts as cold to me will depend greatly on the situation, but I assume you meant in regards to riding, so that's the question I answered.

I put my notch down for 0-10 degrees, though that's...
02-24-02, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 375
Posted By LightBoy

Sounds like a blast, Greg! I'm glad you and your...

Sounds like a blast, Greg! I'm glad you and your son are having such a great time.



You know, I've often thought the same thing. I mean, if I were to buy a trailer now, just so I have one...
02-24-02, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 678
Posted By LightBoy

I'd agree that sunglasses are a must. In...

I'd agree that sunglasses are a must. In addition to all the reasons already listed, they help to keep the wind out of your eyes. Even when it's overcast, I still wear my glasses with clear lenses...
02-20-02, 11:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 934
Posted By LightBoy

I don't see too many bull bars around these...

I don't see too many bull bars around these parts. The Minnesota version is a six-foot (eight-foot if you want to go deluxe) snowplow on the front of your truck. Of course, these tend to be rather...
02-20-02, 11:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 687
Posted By LightBoy

I know what you mean. I can't get enough of...

I know what you mean. I can't get enough of Dawson's Creek either.

That is what you meant, right?
02-15-02, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By LightBoy

Thanks Weasel, I appreciate that. I think I'll...

Thanks Weasel, I appreciate that. I think I'll give one (or several, if need be) of the links that everyone posted a try first, but I'll let you know.

:beer:
Forum: Introductions
02-15-02, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By LightBoy

That's the spirit! Welcome aboard.

That's the spirit! Welcome aboard.
02-15-02, 06:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By LightBoy

If/when you donate, you'll get a little star next...

If/when you donate, you'll get a little star next to your name too (which is also, as I just discovered, a link to the donations page)!
02-14-02, 08:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By LightBoy

Okay, nevermind. I'm officially stupid. ...

Okay, nevermind. I'm officially stupid.

Through all my fruitless searches for "Telekom," "Telekom jersey," "Telekom Ullrich (or Zabel, or whoever)," and a bunch of other stuff, I neglected to try...
02-14-02, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,129
Posted By LightBoy

Illogical desire to wear pink

I am in a bit of a predicament. I am in need of a Telekom jersey. Okay, maybe not need, but I am in want of a Telekom jersey. The problem is, I cannot for the life of me find a place that sells...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-02, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 556
Posted By LightBoy

I read it too. It was, as you say, very...

I read it too. It was, as you say, very braggardly. It was also arrogant and needlessly self promoting.

Congratulations fubar. You are now a roadie. Brag on, brother. Brag on.
02-13-02, 05:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,895
Posted By LightBoy

I am the proud owner of a fixed gear bike, sans...

I am the proud owner of a fixed gear bike, sans wheels. I've been building it up from junk parts over the last month or so, and it's all finished, except for the wheels.

But, I phoned an order in...
02-13-02, 05:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 695
Posted By LightBoy

My first bike wasn't a Huffy (that distinction...

My first bike wasn't a Huffy (that distinction goes to some tiny little clunker - now painted pink and purple to accomidate my kid sister - that my folks found at a garage sale), but my second bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-02, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 926
Posted By LightBoy

I use the Pneumo, and I'm a big fan. The vents,...

I use the Pneumo, and I'm a big fan. The vents, as mentioned, help keep you cool, and it comes with a visor, if you're into that sort of thing (I'm not, but I thought I'd mention it). The Roc Loc 4...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-02, 06:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By LightBoy

Just don't let the sound of your own wheels drive...

Just don't let the sound of your own wheels drive you crazy!


Oh, that was bad...
02-11-02, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By LightBoy

My favorite to date was a car full of young guys,...

My favorite to date was a car full of young guys, about high school age. They pulled along side of me and the guy in the back seat rolled down his window and said, "Hey, how fast are you going?"
...
02-10-02, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 366
Posted By LightBoy

You have to click the Back button twice. "View...

You have to click the Back button twice. "View New Posts" takes you to the "Bike Forums is searching for yada yada yada" page, which goes to the list of new posts. One click on the Back button will...
02-09-02, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,045
Posted By LightBoy

Of course not. And in the end, I do not blame...

Of course not. And in the end, I do not blame you for the scarring my eyes suffered, but rather my own youthful curiosity.

Heck, I should be thanking you. Now I have another weapon in my...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-02, 12:16 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,984
Posted By LightBoy

I have only ridden while drunk once, but I think...

I have only ridden while drunk once, but I think it was good enough to make up for all the times that I haven't.

About six months ago, my friend Tyler and I were at a party at the home of a third...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 11:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By LightBoy

See! I'm not the only one that thinks like this!...

See! I'm not the only one that thinks like this! There are others! Ha!



We used to do this on the ice when I played hockey. We did it to 'break in' freshmen. I've heard it called 'Crack...
02-08-02, 11:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,045
Posted By LightBoy

I know, I know. But still, it's just so...well,...

I know, I know. But still, it's just so...well, ICK!
02-08-02, 01:46 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,116
Posted By LightBoy

Despite previous threads expressing my dislike of...

Despite previous threads expressing my dislike of cycling movies, I have had some time to think about it, and have decided that there is a possibility that perhaps they are not as bad as I had...
02-08-02, 01:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 627
Posted By LightBoy

The time is now 10:53 pm. The date is...

The time is now 10:53 pm.

The date is February 4. Somehow I think February 2 would be more appropriate.

I hate my computer.


(Joe - maybe you should move this to the Rants section, since...
02-08-02, 12:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 815
Posted By LightBoy

This is also a good point. God, when did I...

This is also a good point. God, when did I become so agreeable?

Actually, I think this is along the lines of what I was thinking in my post that manderax quoted. The unfortunate part, however,...
02-08-02, 12:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,045
Posted By LightBoy

You know, you've mentioned this "******" before,...

You know, you've mentioned this "******" before, though you would not provide details. Being the inquisitive sort that I am, I researched the topic on my own. Big mistake.

I feel very dirty. I...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 12:16 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,282
Posted By LightBoy

I've heard that messengers will use this trick as...

I've heard that messengers will use this trick as well. Of course, most of the messengers I know have a few more lose screws than the rest of us, so maybe that's why they do it. Or is that how the...
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