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07-20-10, 08:14 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 356,855
Posted By yater

15 year fixed rate right now is REALLY low....

15 year fixed rate right now is REALLY low. You'll have PLENTY of equity in 10 years. You have to know what you're doing, I guess.
07-20-10, 04:18 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 356,855
Posted By yater

You own EQUITY in your home if it's "your home"....

You own EQUITY in your home if it's "your home". If you pay 10 years on a mortgage, you have 10 years worth of equity...meaning you can sell the house at the new market value (almost always...
07-20-10, 04:09 PM
Replies: 1,820
Views: 356,855
Posted By yater

You must be ~21 y/o.

You must be ~21 y/o.
07-20-10, 01:11 PM
05-16-09, 12:58 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,713
Posted By yater

The ugly, overweight,...

The ugly, overweight, I-can't-afford-kids-but-I'll-have-8-of-them-anyway, irresponsible, overbreeding mouthbreathers have that under control.

So much for Darwinian theory.
05-16-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,713
Posted By yater

It doesn't take a genius to breed.

It doesn't take a genius to breed.
05-15-09, 05:46 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,713
Posted By yater

Seriously? Read your own words and get back to...

Seriously? Read your own words and get back to us. Not everyone wants to raise a family. I hope your kids are aware that they have options.

Also, don't even TRY to define "normal".
05-15-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,713
Posted By yater

Speak for yourself. Some of us have NO INTEREST...

Speak for yourself. Some of us have NO INTEREST in kids. No need to force your ideals on the rest of the world. We get enough of that from the religious types.
Forum: Touring
12-19-08, 04:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,900
Posted By yater

Why not throw your meat on a little pan/skillet...

Why not throw your meat on a little pan/skillet and cook it on the stove? You can mix in veggies, onions, etc. If you must grill, find a campsite....but I sure wouldn't carry one with me.
Forum: Touring
12-16-08, 07:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 17,754
Posted By yater

I had a 26" version and hated it. The bike was...

I had a 26" version and hated it. The bike was very piggish even without a load. The tire choices were limited to mtb treads and mtb slicks. I used a tom slick at 1.25" and it was WAY wide for a...
Forum: Touring
12-04-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,865
Posted By yater

^this....if there's any chance that someone might...

^this....if there's any chance that someone might stumble upon my camp, I don't camp there. I have never had a problem.
Forum: Touring
12-01-08, 05:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,671
Posted By yater

What about all of those documentaries of him...

What about all of those documentaries of him living at his home in France and training there during the winter? He was always wearing tights, booties, at least one long sleeve base layer, and a...
12-01-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,461
Posted By yater

This is as racist as any post in this thread....

This is as racist as any post in this thread. What a moron.
Forum: Commuting
12-01-08, 04:57 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,666
Posted By yater

In today's age of technology they can find out if...

In today's age of technology they can find out if you have warrants in less than a few minutes. I personally do not have a problem with that.[/QUOTE]

Yeah, I must be hiding something if I don't...
Forum: Commuting
12-01-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 12,666
Posted By yater

The cops will likely treat you like a criminal,...

The cops will likely treat you like a criminal, run you for warrants, detain you, etc, if you bring it to them. I'd rather deal with the owner.
Forum: Commuting
11-22-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,900
Posted By yater

At least you'll be able to see and hear what's...

At least you'll be able to see and hear what's going on if you watch it on TV. I don't see the point in cramming in with 4 million people just to say I was there. Of course, I don't like Obama any...
Forum: Touring
10-26-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By yater

You can fly just about anywhere in the US for...

You can fly just about anywhere in the US for <$100 one way. A bike box will cost more, but you'll pay for it on the bus too.
10-24-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By yater

I won a specialized air tool comp at a race and...

I won a specialized air tool comp at a race and it's the best pump I've ever used. I run all presta valves so don't know how it works with shraeder.
10-22-08, 04:41 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 57,321
Posted By yater

I have a new-in-box brooks b17 standard....honey...

I have a new-in-box brooks b17 standard....honey with black rails. I'll trade for a new b17 narrow. Fat chance, I know, but what the hell.

I also have a new set of dura ace barend shifters...
Forum: Touring
02-26-08, 11:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By yater

Anyone got a link...please?

Anyone got a link...please?
Forum: Touring
02-26-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 10,230
Posted By yater

The long haul trucker with the 26" wheels is a...

The long haul trucker with the 26" wheels is a pig. I built one up using nice parts and it weighed 35lbs without racks....handled like a tank (a slow one). I sold the frame, built up some xt/a719...
Forum: Touring
02-20-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By yater

Very nice....I have one of those sitting around.

Very nice....I have one of those sitting around.
Forum: Touring
02-20-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 291
Posted By yater

cannondale specs page?

I have a T1 frame on order and need to find a few things for it....specifically, a front derailleur and seat post. Does anyone know these measurements off-hand or know of a specs page with the...
Forum: Touring
02-17-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 651
Posted By yater

I wouldn't mess with riding lights unless you...

I wouldn't mess with riding lights unless you PLAN to ride at night. Carry a light weight flashing tail light and I cheap LED headlamp and you can limp home/set up camp/read maps/etc if you get...
Forum: Touring
02-16-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 662
Posted By yater

I would definately stay well west of the...

I would definately stay well west of the metromess. I'd make a b-line for New Mexico....that whole area of Texas is beautiful and sparsely populated. There's no need to go through Lubbock...have you...
Forum: Touring
02-15-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By yater

Just a follow-up in case anyone needs to know in...

Just a follow-up in case anyone needs to know in the future:

The T1 and T2 are available as framesets and retail for $550. I ordered the 2008 T1 frameset this morning since I prefer the "titanium...
Forum: Touring
02-13-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By yater

For this one, I'll probably ride from here (east...

For this one, I'll probably ride from here (east Tx) to Missouri, via Clayton, Oklahoma, Mena Arkansas, and the Ozarks. I'm really looking forward to some "down time" away from racing/training.
Forum: Touring
02-13-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By yater

Yessir! I've been too busy training these past 4...

Yessir! I've been too busy training these past 4 months to really ride dirtbikes. I usually do my multi-day trips on the mountain bike (off-road)....but I've been reading all these spring time ride...
Forum: Touring
02-12-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By yater

Where are these located? Just curious....that's...

Where are these located? Just curious....that's the same bike without the 6 week wait.
Forum: Touring
02-12-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By yater

Also, I'm being told that there's a 4-6 week wait...

Also, I'm being told that there's a 4-6 week wait for the bike or frame. Does that sound right?
Forum: Touring
02-11-08, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,594
Posted By yater

Cannondale T2 price check

I think I've decided to just go with the complete bike instead of piecing one together. The cannondale looks almost ready to rock out of the box. My favorite shop says cannondale builds/ships these...
Forum: Touring
02-09-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 273
Posted By yater

buying frame and wheels only?

I've been collecting touring components over the past year in hopes of building a bike for a tour this summer. I have everything but a frame and wheels at this point. I'm sponsored by a...
Forum: Commuting
02-09-07, 08:18 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,820
Posted By yater

No one has mentioned common sense. Go above the...

No one has mentioned common sense. Go above the security guard's head (not hard) and find someone with some authority. Tell them the situation (you work there and are there every day). When they see...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,496
Posted By yater

NICE!! Enjoy 17-life *****!

NICE!! Enjoy 17-life *****!
Forum: Touring
02-07-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,341
Posted By yater

Yep...I'm in Tyler and ride/train here daily....

Yep...I'm in Tyler and ride/train here daily. There is not one stretch of road in any of my loops (30-75 mile loops) that is not up or down hill. There are NO flats on any of them. Also, anyone who...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-07, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 513
Posted By yater

Try going lower and forward with your saddle. I...

Try going lower and forward with your saddle. I don't know what your setup is now but that calf pain is common and the saddle adjustment helped mine.
Forum: Touring
02-05-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By yater

What about the 68x115...I have a line on one of...

What about the 68x115...I have a line on one of those and I've seen several guys here use them on the LHT.
Forum: Touring
02-05-07, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By yater

I can find the 113 pretty easily online. I was...

I can find the 113 pretty easily online. I was thinking it would be too short though? What crank are you using with it? Plenty of clearance?
Forum: Touring
02-05-07, 11:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By yater

Where to order LHT BB???

I'm looking for a 68x118 un73, un53, or even a un52 at this point. I've tried jenson, performance, nashbar, cambria, aebike, ebay, greenfish, probikekit....and haven't found one yet. Where are you...
Forum: Touring
02-01-07, 09:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,392
Posted By yater

Ok, I like the nexus. Any idea on battery life?...

Ok, I like the nexus. Any idea on battery life? How about reception? Is it comparable to the car receivers like the roadie?
Forum: Touring
02-01-07, 08:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,392
Posted By yater

Yeah that's sweet...but the roadie was $30. I...

Yeah that's sweet...but the roadie was $30. I still think I'll end up with a portable eventually. It'll pay for itself many times over in endless tunes...and baseball games

edit: nevermind, we're...
02-01-07, 08:46 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,394
Posted By yater

Typical "not in my backyard" response. I'll bet...

Typical "not in my backyard" response. I'll bet you don't live within view of one of said apartment complexes do you? Why do you assume we are all white?? There is a difference between money and...
02-01-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,394
Posted By yater

Define "criminalize". Unless I've missed...

Define "criminalize". Unless I've missed something, isn't that someone who breaks the law? Anyone who drives a truck without registration, insurance, license is criminalizing themselves according to...
Forum: Touring
02-01-07, 05:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,392
Posted By yater

I have an xm roady 2 in the truck but haven't...

I have an xm roady 2 in the truck but haven't gone portable with it. Do you ride with one? What kind of setup do you use for batteries and antenae? I'm really considering this
02-01-07, 10:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 969
Posted By yater

I ride up in se Oklahoma and western arkansas...

I ride up in se Oklahoma and western arkansas where the land is for timber....nothing else. There are about 1,000,000 acres of nothingness out there. No fences, no houses, just vast plots of national...
01-31-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,394
Posted By yater

What do you mean he's not like the others??? The...

What do you mean he's not like the others??? The second he rearends someone, he's just as bad as any deadbeat without insurance. If he can't pay $1200 for penalties on his license (that figure...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-07, 01:58 PM
Replies: 324
Views: 22,410
Posted By yater

The best car is a truck. If you need 4 doors, a...

The best car is a truck. If you need 4 doors, a toyota or nissan crew cab with a short bed for bikes is perfect. I have the nissan frontier crew cab 4x4 and love it. If you don't need the doors, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-07, 09:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,106
Posted By yater

I have the '05 virata and it's a beautiful bike....

I have the '05 virata and it's a beautiful bike. I paid $1800 for mine in '06. $1400 for a virata is ridiculously cheap considering retail is $2300
Forum: Touring
01-29-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,392
Posted By yater

Your choice...but music can be a beautiful...

Your choice...but music can be a beautiful addition to a ride. Sometimes it flows with the highs and lows. Sometimes I'll play an entire album (the wall is a favorite) and just let it take me along....
Forum: Touring
01-29-07, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 708
Posted By yater

One bag won't work for spring/fall and summer. In...

One bag won't work for spring/fall and summer. In Tx, Ar, Ms, etc, we have lows in the 30s during much of march, part of april, october, and november. During the summer, the lows can be in the 80s. I...
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