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Forum: Foo
06-11-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,284
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

What about the dotard himself? (Does "reality TV"...

What about the dotard himself? (Does "reality TV" count?) It always reminds me of Beavis & Butthead watching an episode of "Teen Mom":

(I'm paraphrasing...)
Beavis: "This show sux. This is some...
Forum: Foo
06-06-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,111
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Lucille Bluth (Jessica Walter), from "Arrested...

Lucille Bluth (Jessica Walter), from "Arrested Development"
06-02-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,586
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

It would be my hope that the autonomous vehicle...

It would be my hope that the autonomous vehicle would place environmental safety higher in its "hierarchy of needs" than determining whether or not they arrive "on time". I could be wrong on that,...
Forum: Foo
06-02-19, 03:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,284
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Even the chopping off of his son's hand... was...

Even the chopping off of his son's hand... was only after the emotional little brat, having been radicalized by some dude in the desert and hanging out with criminals, came around to assassinate him!...
06-01-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,317
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I've learned, the hard way, to either push with...

I've learned, the hard way, to either push with an open hand, or if you have the option, to pull up on a wrench.

But I still make mistakes, like crushing my finger in a fold-up bed. At least that...
Forum: Foo
05-31-19, 09:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,284
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Darth Vader always gets such a bad reputation......

Darth Vader always gets such a bad reputation... and why? He always acted rationally (unlike his kids), was honest with them, even offered to include them in the family business. The guy had both his...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,117
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I'd bet Lance is probably a pretty cool guy now...

I'd bet Lance is probably a pretty cool guy now that he's got the burden of being an ******* well behind him. His cameo in "Pharmacy Road" (or "Tour de Pharmacy") was hilarious.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,280
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Silver bar tape (though red as previously...

Silver bar tape (though red as previously suggested might be good too).
Vittoria Corsa tanwall tyres.
05-22-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,547
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Oh, it's a lot more than "reading a few lines of...

Oh, it's a lot more than "reading a few lines of BS". Arrange to meet, very interested in the bike, load up the bike, meet the guy, chat about bikes, he takes it for a quick spin around the forecourt...
05-21-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,547
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Pretty fair assessment, half of it anyway. I...

Pretty fair assessment, half of it anyway. I don't sell crap bikes, and I do take that personally. If you want a piece of crap commuter to chain to a lamp post in city centre, don't bother looking at...
05-20-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,119
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

What about it? Do you store your bike underwater?

What about it? Do you store your bike underwater?
05-20-19, 03:30 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,119
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

My steel '97 Colnago is quite light, and it's not...

My steel '97 Colnago is quite light, and it's not their top-grade steel frame by about two or three levels - you can get a steel frame that's just as light as anything else (within a certain budget...
05-20-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,119
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

If you're used to one type of frame material that...

If you're used to one type of frame material that isn't steel, or never had a steel bike (e.g. only aluminum or carbon bikes), then you should be pleasantly surprised by the different riding...
05-17-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,282
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

^^^ This, and if the helmet meets whatever safety...

^^^ This, and if the helmet meets whatever safety standard is applicable to your region, e.g. EN 1078 in the EU.

It's much like motorcycle helmets: all helmets, regardless of price, must meet the...
05-15-19, 01:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 474
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

90s (?) Fondriest Coming To Me Shortly

As the bids on these things usually shoot up in the last minute or so, I was quite surprised I won this one. Maybe because it was misspelled "Fondreist" in the description, there weren't many looking...
Replies: 53
Views: 2,905
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

It sounds to me your biggest problem is with the...

It sounds to me your biggest problem is with the shipping process (your local USPS, mostly), and nothing to do with Wiggle at all.
Forum: Foo
05-09-19, 03:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,004
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

I find rewarding a dog with treats can make it...

I find rewarding a dog with treats can make it your friend for life - they see you as a source of goodies, not a threat to their territory. Always ask the owner first (the dog will never say no to...
Forum: Commuting
05-04-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,672
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

Lots of good advice to follow in this thread! ...

Lots of good advice to follow in this thread!

As someone who's commuted on a motorbike daily, and ridden all bikes extensively throughout the year in Ireland, I feel I have a lot of credibility in...
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