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Forum: Triathlon
09-17-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,359
Posted By smittie61984

Vibram vs Nike Free vs running shoes

I've heard a bunch about the Vibram 5 fingers shoes. I was a huge skeptic of them at first but now I'm thinking of getting some. My buddy got some along with a few people at his work and they swear...
Forum: Triathlon
09-08-09, 05:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 774
Posted By smittie61984

Tri top in pools?

I just got a triathlon top and want to try it in a pool before I do a triathlon in it (just to get a feel). It's 92% Polyester 3% spandex body with a 94% Nylon and 6% Spandex Mesh. How harmful are...
08-22-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,340
Posted By smittie61984

I'd try Chicago. I hear there are no guns there...

I'd try Chicago. I hear there are no guns there so it's very safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-09, 09:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,252
Posted By smittie61984

Come on. Everyone knows that the roadways were...

Come on. Everyone knows that the roadways were designed to recreational bicyclists. Or that's at least how I've seen a lot of cyclists act. Which I'm a road cyclist and can't stand road cyclists. ...
Forum: Triathlon
08-08-09, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By smittie61984

I'm still looking for an IM that has a 2.4mile...

I'm still looking for an IM that has a 2.4mile swim, 112 mile bicycle ride and a 1 mile fun run.
08-08-09, 10:23 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,850
Posted By smittie61984

That's just stupid, you're just worried that...

That's just stupid, you're just worried that wikipedia might upset something you are so 100% sure about. I'm sure when you want to figure out the history of your favorite band or want to figure out...
08-08-09, 09:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,285
Posted By smittie61984

Look at Switzerland Switzerland has...

Look at Switzerland

Switzerland has mandatory gun ownership and they must keep a Sig 550 in the house. My guess is people don't feel so easy breaking into a house knowing there is a fully...
08-07-09, 06:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,285
Posted By smittie61984

Bu bu but us Cyclists are perfect and cars are...

Bu bu but us Cyclists are perfect and cars are the ones that aren't suppose to be on the road. How could a cyclist be at fault???
08-07-09, 06:00 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,340
Posted By smittie61984

I do not know. And neither do you. No one...

I do not know. And neither do you. No one except the firefighter knows what was going through his head unless after the trial he decides to confess to it. Maybe he didn't intend to kill the man...
08-06-09, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 992
Posted By smittie61984

I heard a while back that Atlanta was in the...

I heard a while back that Atlanta was in the process of designing and funding pathways that were for bicycles or atleast a multi-purpose paved trail (But not super curvy like at a county park). If I...
08-06-09, 07:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,518
Posted By smittie61984

My buddy's dad was talking to me years about...

My buddy's dad was talking to me years about about watching drag racing in the 70s with the top fuel cars. Then their superchargers didn't have belt catches and would often blow during the burnout...
08-06-09, 06:58 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,285
Posted By smittie61984

I was pulled over by the USFS in the mountains...

I was pulled over by the USFS in the mountains for speeding on my motorcycle (week before Tour de Georgia which I didn't know so the cops where out getting motorcycles which is was the cop told me). ...
08-06-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 5,340
Posted By smittie61984

He didn't shoot him in the head. He shot him in...

He didn't shoot him in the head. He shot him in the helmet. And an assault charge would be much easier to convict. A 1st degree attempted murder would be defeated easily.

- He shot the guy in...
08-05-09, 07:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By smittie61984

And the meat has already been tenderized.

And the meat has already been tenderized.
Forum: Triathlon
08-04-09, 08:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,130
Posted By smittie61984

Also does your shocks (if any) have a lock out? ...

Also does your shocks (if any) have a lock out? If so then lock it out.
08-04-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,978
Posted By smittie61984

That's easy. Carry a gun and shoot the hunter...

That's easy. Carry a gun and shoot the hunter back. Duh

By the way, prove to me that your story DIDN'T happen.
08-04-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By smittie61984

Government is government. Working today I had to...

Government is government. Working today I had to pull some cable into a new school board building for a city that also boasted some chandeliers at $1500 a peice (and there were 9). Just great...
08-02-09, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By smittie61984

Here in Georgia for someone to test for their...

Here in Georgia for someone to test for their license (like a 16 year old getting a license) there is I think an average of 3-4 month wait period (that was 3 years ago so probably longer now) just to...
08-01-09, 10:18 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By smittie61984

Why test at any age? No, seriously we should...

Why test at any age? No, seriously we should test old people becuase their bodies are deteriating and they do not have the same reflexes as younger people do nor can they see as well. Old people...
07-31-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,978
Posted By smittie61984

What protests did you go to, Kent State??? Where...

What protests did you go to, Kent State??? Where are these National Guard troops beating people at?

Anyways, it's the drivers fault. You yield at sidewalks regardless of what anyone is on. And...
Forum: Triathlon
07-31-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,886
Posted By smittie61984

My buddy did his first two tris in some TYR...

My buddy did his first two tris in some TYR Jammers from REI. I have Pearl Izumi triathlon shorts and love them to death. I did my 1st duathlon in my bicycle onsie and ran just fine in that (plus I...
07-30-09, 07:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,588
Posted By smittie61984

I think he meant that old/elderly/numerically...

I think he meant that old/elderly/numerically gifted people should be retested. If she did retest, then she'd probalby fail and wouldn't be on the road.

But the old people make up a huge voting...
Forum: Triathlon
07-30-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 529
Posted By smittie61984

I did a triathlon last week that had both a...

I did a triathlon last week that had both a duathlon and an Aquabike. Then they are having a more olympic distance aquathlon and aquabike in a month or so. I think there were only two participants...
Forum: Triathlon
07-18-09, 02:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,444
Posted By smittie61984

I got one for $15 from a LBS that is awesome. ...

I got one for $15 from a LBS that is awesome. It's made of aluminum and you just take a cage like you'd have on your frame and mount it to that. I used my mtn bike cage and even with a tall and...
Forum: Great Lakes
06-29-09, 08:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 917
Posted By smittie61984

Northern Illinois/Chicago bike shops/rentals

I'm from Georgia but am likely going to fly up to Chicago to visit my girlfriend in late July. She goes to school in Atlanta but stays with family during the summer and she wanted me to meet her...
Forum: Triathlon
06-25-09, 05:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 53,823
Posted By smittie61984

http://funkyheart.com/images/stories/Borat/verynic...

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I like it it a lot though I keep thinking I should see 1 gear only.

Your next investment should be one of those full aero-helmets. I'd...
Forum: Southeast
06-24-09, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,723
Posted By smittie61984

Thanks. I'll look into those depending on how...

Thanks. I'll look into those depending on how the evening goes (if I piss her off I'll see you guys bright and early).

Another question that I just thought of. My GF might get into some...
06-22-09, 03:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,129
Posted By smittie61984

That's why I use the Public Library.

That's why I use the Public Library.
06-22-09, 03:30 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,817
Posted By smittie61984

Hahaha. A buddy of mine who is black had dinner...

Hahaha. A buddy of mine who is black had dinner with some friends and I the other night. In the parking lot he set off his panic button somehow and couldn't find his keys or something. I yelled...
Forum: Southeast
06-21-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,723
Posted By smittie61984

Bike routes in Savannah/SC

My girlfriend and I are going to be in Savannah this coming up weekend. Saturday or Sunday morning I may take the road bike out for a spin. We're staying at the Westin on Hutchinson Island there at...
06-21-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,195
Posted By smittie61984

Oh yeah. Tell this to your horsie forum friends....

Oh yeah. Tell this to your horsie forum friends. Quit pretending riding horses is a sport. You use very little physical energy when riding (I've ridden horsies and such) a horse. I often wonder...
06-21-09, 03:01 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,195
Posted By smittie61984

Yes but a bicyclist isn't going to trample people...

Yes but a bicyclist isn't going to trample people because they get scared of a chipmunk. And when my dog craps he goes off the trail because he has a brain that functions. No he's not on a leash...
06-21-09, 02:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,817
Posted By smittie61984

Why miss out on all the fun???

Why miss out on all the fun???
06-21-09, 09:23 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,195
Posted By smittie61984

I do not know the actual size of a horse's brain....

I do not know the actual size of a horse's brain. But deer are "flight" animals and they can't seem to grasp the concept of not to step in front of a car with lights, horns, and skid noises going. ...
06-17-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By smittie61984

If someone said that to me I'd beat them in head...

If someone said that to me I'd beat them in head with a crow bar. Is that even real or just some random law that someone made up???

I was talking about unmarked cars today at work and we often...
06-17-09, 10:08 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,195
Posted By smittie61984

I live out in the country and am surrounded by...

I live out in the country and am surrounded by horses. Race horses to overpriced donkeys I'm around them all. I myself am not a big fan of horses because they seem like such stupid creatures for...
06-16-09, 08:53 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,236
Posted By smittie61984

I'm sure if you hop from a couch to competing in...

I'm sure if you hop from a couch to competing in the Ironman Hawaii and trying to win that your heart would probably explode out of your body.

But we all have to die so why not go out in style....
06-16-09, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By smittie61984

I have a GoPro wrist camera. It's not as nice as...

I have a GoPro wrist camera. It's not as nice as the 170degree GoPro cameras but I got it for $30 from the REI s&d sale. But you can put it on the front of your bars and set it to take a picture...
06-16-09, 08:31 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 9,195
Posted By smittie61984

Besides a trophy wife there are two things that...

Besides a trophy wife there are two things that take more money than anything on this planet. Race cars and horses. Horse owners usually have big money and big influence. Politician daughters also...
06-16-09, 08:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,122
Posted By smittie61984

United States Forest Service (USFS)? I got...

United States Forest Service (USFS)?

I got pulled over by a USFS officer in an expedition while riding my motorcycle. He was cool as hell and gave me a tag violation vs a 15mph over speeding...
Forum: Triathlon
06-16-09, 05:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By smittie61984

http://thunkdifferent.files.wordpress.com/2008/05/...

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Forum: Triathlon
06-16-09, 04:23 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By smittie61984

Actually most triathlons seem to keep the roads...

Actually most triathlons seem to keep the roads open. I've been to more 5/10ks where they literally shut a road rown with multiple police. So I don't believe it's that.
Forum: Triathlon
06-15-09, 10:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By smittie61984

I know more goes into setting up a triathlon...

I know more goes into setting up a triathlon properly. And honestly a lot (sprints atleast)of triathlon entry fees aren't too bad. $50 or so isn't so bad considering most 5/10ks are usually around...
Forum: Triathlon
06-15-09, 09:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By smittie61984

In my 1st triathlon I was on a Trek Discovery...

In my 1st triathlon I was on a Trek Discovery Edition that I bought used for $400. Probably a $900 road bike (not tri) which is a joke in the biking world. People spend that on suits, helmets, and...
Forum: Triathlon
06-15-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,828
Posted By smittie61984

The sprint triathlons seem to be pretty relaxed...

The sprint triathlons seem to be pretty relaxed in many of the rules. But they have to be in order to keep the newbies. I did my 1st traithlon with no shirt but wish I did because of all the sand...
Forum: Triathlon
06-15-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,755
Posted By smittie61984

Who cares? She's out doing a triathlon instead...

Who cares? She's out doing a triathlon instead of sitting in an ice cream parlor or watching some game on TV. Mad props to her I say.

Besides if you are going to be pushing a bike up a hill why...
06-15-09, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,392
Posted By smittie61984

Walmart OCC chopper bike FTW!!! You can probalby...

Walmart OCC chopper bike FTW!!! You can probalby find them used on craigslist for super cheap too. Grab an airbrush and some drugged up artist (should be plenty at BM) and go to town on that bad...
06-15-09, 07:04 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 5,019
Posted By smittie61984

I was reading a pamphlet from our local county...

I was reading a pamphlet from our local county park. It said in the official rules that the proper thing to say when passing someone from behind is just "On your left". So after you say "On your...
06-14-09, 08:22 PM
Replies: 639
Views: 23,883
Posted By smittie61984

People can say it's about whatever they want. And...

People can say it's about whatever they want. And the people who do organize this event probably want to bring awareness. But it kind of reminds me of the protesters at both the DNC and the RNC. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-09, 08:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,252
Posted By smittie61984

I'd run next time.

I'd run next time.
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