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08-20-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By Koobazaur

Aye I'm looking to find my original paperwork for...

Aye I'm looking to find my original paperwork for serial. In retrospect I should have taken some photos, wrote that down, and made some identifying hidden "marks." But even with those, I frankly...
08-18-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By Koobazaur

Thanks for the replies. It was near...

Thanks for the replies. It was near Alhambra/Elsereno border, just on main. Dont have a good pic of my own bike but it was this exact one + pedal cages:

...
08-18-13, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,035
Posted By Koobazaur

Bike stolen

Sorry form crossposting from general bike talk but just wanted to give heads up to any locals - I had my bike stolen (after being punched off and then hit repeatedly by it while on the ground). What...
08-18-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 396
Posted By Koobazaur

Stolen bike - what to do about it ?

So I guess the lAw of statisticts reared its head and I had my bike stolen (after being punched off and then hit repeatedly by it while on the ground). What is a good "next step" ? I already called...
04-18-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,741
Posted By Koobazaur

Yup. I dont have fat tires but that is the reason...

Yup. I dont have fat tires but that is the reason i went with a hybrid over a roadie - the road quality in my neighborhood can be pretty atrocious. I also imagine fat tires are much better off...
04-18-13, 09:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 516
Posted By Koobazaur

Ugh same here and ive been hating it. My speed...

Ugh same here and ive been hating it. My speed probably halves and i feel like im constantly fighting against the invisible force. Sucks the fun out of the ride; id much rather be climbing hills than...
01-03-13, 12:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Koobazaur

Mmm cherries? I sometimes put raisins in when I...

Mmm cherries? I sometimes put raisins in when I feel fruity, but been looking for other dried fruit to mix it up, havent had dried cherries so might just give that a shot!
01-02-13, 01:10 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Koobazaur

Hasn't the whole "carbs at night = FAT" been...

Hasn't the whole "carbs at night = FAT" been disproved already? I have like a bowl of oatmeal before bed on regular basis and no chance in hell I'm giving that up. Not that I need to...
12-30-12, 10:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,187
Posted By Koobazaur

To add to what others said - remember that...

To add to what others said - remember that counting calories is an approximation of how your body functions and should only be used as a guide. Yes, it can be helpful to get a gauge on how much...
12-23-12, 09:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,391
Posted By Koobazaur

real food contains sugar SHOCK!

real food contains sugar

SHOCK!
12-11-12, 01:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 769
Posted By Koobazaur

Repeating what others said, when I go on my...

Repeating what others said, when I go on my shopping run, I can only get as much stuff as fits in my backpack, and curse myself if I over-buy and need to awkwardly hold an extra bag on the side. But...
11-26-12, 08:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Koobazaur

Thanks for all the good advice! I think I will...

Thanks for all the good advice! I think I will roll with Venice Blvd. when I finally get around to this; maybe try the expo line road some time after.
11-25-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 684
Posted By Koobazaur

Every time I stumbled upon a long line of cars...

Every time I stumbled upon a long line of cars stuck in traffic and just scoot on the side to the front. Weeee...
11-23-12, 11:09 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,304
Posted By Koobazaur

And that is why I always carry my bike up the...

And that is why I always carry my bike up the stairs and leave it at my apartment overnight. That and refuse to leave my bike anywhere remotely close to downtown la
Forum: Foo
11-22-12, 12:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 664
Posted By Koobazaur

My friends always found it weird but I love to...

My friends always found it weird but I love to dip some hot fresh cornbread in a cup of milk. Mmmmm



oi very true. Replace half the flour in your pancake mix with corneal and the result is...
Forum: Foo
11-22-12, 12:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By Koobazaur

But are they riding on a shooting star towards...

But are they riding on a shooting star towards hybrid rainbows ?
11-22-12, 12:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 667
Posted By Koobazaur

No problem with logging in but I'm not warmed up...

No problem with logging in but I'm not warmed up to the new design. Previously I could get the direct links and embed codes on the general browse page but now it seems I have to first click on the...
11-21-12, 11:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 907
Posted By Koobazaur

I really feel like biking but my muscles are...

I really feel like biking but my muscles are telling me they want a day off. Maybe just a slow joyride around the neighborhood or to a nearby cafe then...
11-18-12, 09:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,211
Posted By Koobazaur

From what I've been reading "late night eating =...

From what I've been reading "late night eating = bad" is really just a myth; as long as you eat reasonably and healthily, it doesn't matter. I've been falling in the patter of having a small, hot...
11-18-12, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 638
Posted By Koobazaur

Best way from LA Downtown to Santa Monica / Venice Beach (and Long Beach)?

So I've been wanting to do an extended ride from my place to either Santa Monica or Venice Beach. I can get from my home to DT easily, but there's so many roads to take after that! I want to avoid...
11-14-12, 11:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,314
Posted By Koobazaur

Last time I got caught in rain I was really...

Last time I got caught in rain I was really enjoying it, until I somehow got a flat (no spare tube on me) and was about 10 minute walk from the nearest bus stop home with nothing to cover :[

the...
09-20-12, 09:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 947
Posted By Koobazaur

Dried fruit, nuts, beans.

Dried fruit, nuts, beans.
09-18-12, 01:08 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By Koobazaur

and the kicker is, fat is more filling than...

and the kicker is, fat is more filling than sugar, so even at the same "caloric" content it was probably a worse choice!
09-16-12, 10:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 358
Posted By Koobazaur

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html will let...

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html will let you convert the .flv into a more editor-friendly format so you can open it in MovieMaker. Also give VirtuaDub (http://www.virtualdub.org/)a shot.
09-14-12, 04:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,353
Posted By Koobazaur

The problem is, 99% of bike thieves sell the...

The problem is, 99% of bike thieves sell the bikes on pages like craiglist, and 99% of their audience is usually either uneducated about biking / really poor / fully aware the "great deal" is a...
Forum: Foo
09-13-12, 08:47 PM
Replies: 9,455
Views: 1,947,254
Posted By Koobazaur

right at this moment, Lisa Miskovsky's Sweet...

right at this moment, Lisa Miskovsky's Sweet Misery (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9N7bhasHCIs)
Forum: Foo
09-13-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By Koobazaur

Reminds me of when I was travelling to India and...

Reminds me of when I was travelling to India and noticed how most people there, despite the heat, were jeans and boots. Being the silly tourist it puzzled me initially, but I quickly learned why....
09-13-12, 03:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,551
Posted By Koobazaur

I used to think I can't bike on an empty stomach...

I used to think I can't bike on an empty stomach in the morning - I'd have no energy and feel like death as soon as I hit any incline. But when I started eating more in general (especially for a few...
09-13-12, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,050
Posted By Koobazaur

I fell for a food fad saying sugar does do nasty...

I fell for a food fad saying sugar does do nasty things.

As everyone said, moderation. Moderation doesn't only mean not eating too much - it also means not eating too little. I got into a...
09-13-12, 03:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 372
Posted By Koobazaur

Well, it's definitely possible. I'm no doctor,...

Well, it's definitely possible. I'm no doctor, but there's a few ways I can see riding affecting it:
* The handlebar material or texture may be causing an allergic reaction / aggravating your hands...
09-13-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,406
Posted By Koobazaur

Ugh, I hate it when people lock their bikes on...

Ugh, I hate it when people lock their bikes on the most obnoxious way possible, especially when there is absolutely no reason to. The other day, after half hour in the heat, I was dying and just...
Forum: Foo
09-10-12, 07:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Koobazaur

Heh, we actually got really lucky with our...

Heh, we actually got really lucky with our locations. The greenscreen shot is our friend's apartment which is actually awesome - each room has a whole different vibe to it, and there's so much...
Forum: Foo
09-09-12, 10:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Koobazaur

I don't, I'm the director of photography, so I...

I don't, I'm the director of photography, so I handle the camera and lighting, making sure things look pretty :) I'm in the last photo, in the wheelchair. But we were talking about some skits I could...
Forum: Foo
09-09-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Koobazaur

Oh and here's a few more production shots,...

Oh and here's a few more production shots, including me as half man, half wheelchair, half dolly :D


http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/Koobazaur/th_snn_newcast.jpg...
Forum: Foo
09-09-12, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By Koobazaur

[NWS] Starving In Hollywood - a skit comedy variety show I've been working on

So I hope this is ok with forum rules (and mods feel free to move/delete if necessary), but I recently started working on Starving in Hollywood, an awesome edgy skit comedy variety show. We just...
09-09-12, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2,312
Views: 201,803
Posted By Koobazaur

The Dark Knight Rises - 7/10. Better than the...

The Dark Knight Rises - 7/10. Better than the first, worse than the 2nd. I wish they went more into showing the "life in "freed" gotham" rather than completely ignoring the topic.
08-19-12, 09:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,503
Posted By Koobazaur

Don't really drink post-ride specifically, but as...

Don't really drink post-ride specifically, but as far as beers and ales go, I quite like Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and Newcastle Brown,
08-14-12, 10:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 809
Posted By Koobazaur

i just did my first big group ride (80 people!),...

i just did my first big group ride (80 people!), which ended with some 2hrs of riding in semi-hilly terrain, more than I am used to! I've been super sore, but also had to do a fast-paced...
08-13-12, 11:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,357
Posted By Koobazaur

Well have you been trying to go faster? Our...

Well have you been trying to go faster? Our bodies are amazing at building strength and endurance... to the point that they need to. If you stay biking a certain speed, your body will get used to it...
07-26-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,434
Posted By Koobazaur

yes, bread is disastrous. If you were to eat...

yes, bread is disastrous. If you were to eat nothing but a single slice of bread you would be gaining on average 2-3 pounds a week.

Ok seriously, are you really asking this? Nevermind centuries of...
Forum: Commuting
07-22-12, 01:41 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,744
Posted By Koobazaur

Whenever I get honked at I always feel like the...

Whenever I get honked at I always feel like the car is saying "get the f- out of my way" tho it might just be a mental association with what honking during driving normally means. There's no way...
07-17-12, 10:12 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By Koobazaur

Honestly it sounds like you are overdoing it....

Honestly it sounds like you are overdoing it. Heavy lifting, lots of cardio, and a HUGE calorie deficit. Pick only two.
Forum: Commuting
07-17-12, 10:08 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,289
Posted By Koobazaur

Another Biker helped! My job here is done....

Another Biker helped! My job here is done. http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v474/Koobazaur/emot/bluethumbup.gif

*puts on a cape and rides away*
Forum: Commuting
07-16-12, 04:10 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,289
Posted By Koobazaur

My bad, I should have clarified; if you look at...

My bad, I should have clarified; if you look at your bike from the side so that the front wheel points to the LEFT, then counter-clockwise.

A good indicator is the direction of the bikes...
07-16-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 462
Posted By Koobazaur

So I know recovery food makes a difference, but how much of a difference?

Let's say you went for a long intense ride pushing against hills, or perhaps spent a good hour lifting heavy weights in the gym. It's well known having some simple carbs + good proteins right after...
Forum: Foo
07-16-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,897
Posted By Koobazaur

Repeating spaghettios, or any pre-made...

Repeating spaghettios, or any pre-made microwave/canned/frozen dishes. Maybe its just my healthy-eating-kick I got into over the past few years, but every time I eat any of these pre-mades, I can...
Forum: Foo
07-16-12, 11:21 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,323
Posted By Koobazaur

I always hated beer, then spent one year in North...

I always hated beer, then spent one year in North Ireland, and it grew on me. I've definitely been reading up on the different types and trying out new brands, especially the top-rated ones. Arrogant...
Forum: Foo
07-16-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By Koobazaur

Been following it, and was considering Portal 2,...

Been following it, and was considering Portal 2, but ended skipping since I already have too many games on my backlog. Nothing since that really caught my interest; and I should reeeaalllyyy finish...
Forum: Foo
07-16-12, 11:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 386
Posted By Koobazaur

MMmmmmmmmmmmm... I'm polish, so things like...

MMmmmmmmmmmmm... I'm polish, so things like "pickles" always make me drool. My gramma makes her own pickles, the old school way - in a clay pot, with a plate pressing down weighed by a rock. I need...
07-16-12, 10:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 363
Posted By Koobazaur

in the meantime, on the tvforums.com

in the meantime, on the tvforums.com
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