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02-03-13, 10:01 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,304
Posted By Stealthammer

Sorry, but I don't remember flaming you "for...

Sorry, but I don't remember flaming you "for saying freeways are different", or saying that "you are completely wrong and a dooshbag assclown.", and I do infact agree with you "there are significant...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-13, 09:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 988
Posted By Stealthammer

I would suggest that you test ride both bikes a...

I would suggest that you test ride both bikes a couple times, and side-by-side if you can, before you decide. And don't just go by the specs on a datasheet. I very much agree with Christobevii3 that...
Forum: Foo
02-03-13, 09:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 887
Posted By Stealthammer

Google "seafood chili" or "Maryland-style seafood...

Google "seafood chili" or "Maryland-style seafood chili" and you will find several good recipes for:
- tomato-based "red" seafood chilis, usually with lump or flaked crabmeat (or krabmeat), shrimp,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-13, 07:45 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,246
Posted By Stealthammer

To claim that it is "counter-productive" and that...

To claim that it is "counter-productive" and that "it reduces your gross efficiency" unconditionally is speaking in absolutes, and it is simply incorrect. There are instances when I am standing at...
02-03-13, 07:21 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 838
Posted By Stealthammer

The really ridiculous aspect of this story is...

The really ridiculous aspect of this story is that the parent of a kid caught on a bicycle or skateboard without a helmet can be ticketed, and that it may affect their auto insurance. How can a...
02-03-13, 07:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,241
Posted By Stealthammer

Maybe, maybe not, but please lets not turn this...

Maybe, maybe not, but please lets not turn this thread into another "Pro-Helmet/Anti-Helmet" discussion. We have plenty of those already.

What I will say though, is that a helmet and gloves...
02-03-13, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Stealthammer

Most of my more polite family members and friends...

Most of my more polite family members and friends have called me "a bit of an individual" or an "eccentric" since I was in my early 20s, and before that the just they would just say that I had my...
Replies: 4
Views: 516
Posted By Stealthammer

No idea on the frame at this point, but those...

No idea on the frame at this point, but those Maillard 700 small-flange hubs (with the original pre-Helicomatic logo) were France's answer to Campagnolo in the late-70's, and the logo changed in the...
02-03-13, 03:38 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 83,606
Posted By Stealthammer

Yeah, I buy both wild and farmed salmon because...

Yeah, I buy both wild and farmed salmon because buying strictly wild would be cost-prohibitive on my budget, but I am cognisant of the fact that in one case I am buying a really healthy fish product...
Forum: Touring
02-02-13, 04:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,248
Posted By Stealthammer

Look carefully in the orange groves as you ride...

Look carefully in the orange groves as you ride through and you might find an avocado tree too. When I lived in SD I would carry a knife and salt shaker with me everywhere I rode, because I would...
02-02-13, 04:11 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 6,916
Posted By Stealthammer

We have a winner! :thumb: My favorite method...

We have a winner! :thumb:

My favorite method is simply to backpedal one of the pedals on top of a handy curb or rock, and then watch as people try to figure out what is holding it up. But I...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 03:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 887
Posted By Stealthammer

Thankfully we are doing all of this at my friend...

Thankfully we are doing all of this at my friend Mike's house because he has the 60" LCD tv with the Bose home theater sound system, and two outdoor grills, and I am just doing the cooking and...
02-02-13, 03:14 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,304
Posted By Stealthammer

Actually I was agreeing with you and indicating...

Actually I was agreeing with you and indicating the what you were saying about bicycle being allowed on some CA freeways was just going right over GrouchoWrench's head, not yours. Sorry for any...
02-02-13, 01:27 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,304
Posted By Stealthammer

.....unless there is no alternate roadway that...

.....unless there is no alternate roadway that cyclists can use, which was the case at the collision location.[/QUOTE]
Hey Don..... vvvvv ....... Nice try though. :thumb:
http://youtu.be/wCy8MpT45gk
02-02-13, 01:02 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,304
Posted By Stealthammer

Your knowledge and understanding of both traffic...

Your knowledge and understanding of both traffic laws and civil liability are a wonder to behold! I stand in awe of your expertise. :roflmao:



Wow, once again you show us how well versed you...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 887
Posted By Stealthammer

:thumb: Alton Brown's Steam and Bake Buffalo...

:thumb:
Alton Brown's Steam and Bake Buffalo Chicken Wing recipe is excellent and I will be using the same type of steam and bake technique for the Anchor Bar Buffalo-style and Tomatillo & Mango...
Forum: Foo
02-02-13, 11:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By Stealthammer

That is not really surprising because the hot...

That is not really surprising because the hot wings are the one thing I expect the kids to try to pilfer tomorrow during our Superbowl party. My guess is that they will not even look at the...
02-02-13, 11:05 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,304
Posted By Stealthammer

Ahh yes, but it does not take an understanding of...

Ahh yes, but it does not take an understanding of the underlying science to acknowledge that the flame will burn you, just as it does not take an understanding of the underlying science to...
Forum: Touring
02-02-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,248
Posted By Stealthammer

Ramen noodles are surprisingly easy to upgrade by...

Ramen noodles are surprisingly easy to upgrade by just adding a bit of something extra like an egg or two folded in as they boil, by adding bean spouts to add a bit of crunch, or by adding a handful...
Forum: Commuting
02-02-13, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 747
Posted By Stealthammer

Here the issue is the opposite. They put down so...

Here the issue is the opposite. They put down so much salt that when the ice melts, the salt dries out the concrete so badly that it breaks down and loses it smooth top layer, and the sidewalks all...
02-01-13, 07:59 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 83,606
Posted By Stealthammer

True, and because farm-raised salmon are...

True, and because farm-raised salmon are generally also fed pellets containing primarily soy beans and corn rather than the krill and algae that wild salmon eat (so they also have relatively small...
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 07:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 887
Posted By Stealthammer

I'll be making a large crockpot of ground beef...

I'll be making a large crockpot of ground beef and black bean chili and a small one of white chicken chili with cannellini beans when I get to my friend Mike's house (using the ingredients I texted...
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By Stealthammer

I grew up in a midwestern-based "meat and...

I grew up in a midwestern-based "meat and potatos" family, and fastfood really kicked off about the time I reached high school, so my eating habits growing up were less than ideal, but then I too...
02-01-13, 05:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,289
Posted By Stealthammer

That was actually the most well thought out and...

That was actually the most well thought out and reasonable post I read in that entire thread. Thank you.

Ride Safe!



Wrong. The cyclist created the dangerous situation by failing to observe...
02-01-13, 05:44 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,071
Posted By Stealthammer

I've been carfree or carlite for 23 out of the...

I've been carfree or carlite for 23 out of the past 28 years, but I am also a bit of an eccentric according to those who know me best, so reading posts from other riders who embrace the joy and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,052
Posted By Stealthammer

If your shoes already fit your feet well, they...

If your shoes already fit your feet well, they are of course unlikely to change at all.




Nearly all of my cycling shoes have partial leather, synthetic leather or woven synthetic fabrics...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 04:56 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,246
Posted By Stealthammer

Yep... ...

Yep...
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Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,870
Posted By Stealthammer

The only one I saw that made any sense to me at...

The only one I saw that made any sense to me at all was "Your hair will be a mess", and I have a comb.....
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 04:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By Stealthammer

I am betting that you will notice a difference in...

I am betting that you will notice a difference in your health and energy because you have added meat and dairy back into your diet.

I eat "vegetarian" meals about 85-90% of the time, not because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,246
Posted By Stealthammer

I went to Shimano SPDs from LOOKs around 1990...

I went to Shimano SPDs from LOOKs around 1990 when they were first released, and I tried to get my nephews to try them on their BMX race bikes but they absolutely refused to even try them. A few...
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 434
Posted By Stealthammer

I know that this is probably a bit too high-end...

I know that this is probably a bit too high-end to be called "cheap" at $16/lb., but it was a great find for me this past week. The Sumatra Mandheling from Volcanica...
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 02:44 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,609
Posted By Stealthammer

Having been out of CA in NV for several years...

Having been out of CA in NV for several years now, I periodically "jones" for an In-and-Out double-double protein-style with an order of fries, but I generally shy away from most commercially served...
02-01-13, 12:46 PM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 83,606
Posted By Stealthammer

Na, its still: jsut - 0 rkwaki - 1 I...

Na, its still:
jsut - 0
rkwaki - 1

I just commented on the fish taco and tilapia to bring up the point about knowing where your fish comes from, and that while tilapia is technically a fish, it...
02-01-13, 12:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,724
Posted By Stealthammer

Since you need to buy most of the parts for the...

Since you need to buy most of the parts for the Quintana Roo anyway, you might want to just purchase a Tiagra, 105 or Ulterga triple road front derailleur (which will also shift a double of course),...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,431
Posted By Stealthammer

Backpack, hands down. The reason I choose to use...

Backpack, hands down. The reason I choose to use a backpack rather than panniers is that I never know where I might find myself going (on-road or off-road) and I prefer to not have anything hanging...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,567
Posted By Stealthammer

The Hilly Hundred in Bloomington, IN, because...

The Hilly Hundred in Bloomington, IN, because there are no hills in Central Indiana, and I really miss the climbs in the San Gabriel Mountains of SoCal.... :mad:
Forum: Commuting
02-01-13, 10:27 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,227
Posted By Stealthammer

Yesterday I did a 20 mile loop to pick up a gyro...

Yesterday I did a 20 mile loop to pick up a gyro from my favorite Middle Eastern deli, and the final leg was an 8 mile stretch into a 20+ mph headwind pushing a good amount of icy snow crystals (not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,052
Posted By Stealthammer

Most cyclists seem to buy shoes based more on...

Most cyclists seem to buy shoes based more on brand loyalty or a quick "walk-in-a-circle" fit for some reason, so it is no wonder that so many cyclists have issues with "hot spots" as well as knee...
02-01-13, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 895
Posted By Stealthammer

Actually presta and schrader valve tubes take the...

Actually presta and schrader valve tubes take the same maximum psi, they just have different methods of getting the air into the tube. The tires dictate what the maximum pressure should be, not the...
02-01-13, 08:50 AM
Replies: 1,558
Views: 83,606
Posted By Stealthammer

I have to agree with MattM regarding trying...

I have to agree with MattM regarding trying Tilapia for your fish tacos as Tilapia has very little flavor of it's own, so you can season it in any way that you choose and it won't taste fishy at all...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-13, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 486
Posted By Stealthammer

I've commuted with various injuries over the...

I've commuted with various injuries over the years and I know that it is certainly no fun. Sprained wrists, knees and ankles, and even broken ribs are bad enough, but they are no problem at all...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-13, 07:14 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 12,463
Posted By Stealthammer

I want to really thank you for sharing that link...

I want to really thank you for sharing that link Rebel! It was highly instructive to me, and even though I have quite a bit of experience with both carbon fiber construction and bicycle frame...
02-01-13, 06:57 AM
Replies: 2,049
Views: 132,708
Posted By Stealthammer

Sumatra Mandheling from Volcanica...

Sumatra Mandheling from Volcanica (http://www.volcanicacoffee.com/estate-coffee/sumatra-mandheling-coffee.htm) brewed in a phin.....
This is a surprisingly inexpensive coffee that actually has a...
02-01-13, 05:45 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,606
Posted By Stealthammer

I'm not sure if I am boring or not, but my polite...

I'm not sure if I am boring or not, but my polite friends often refer to me as "a bit different" or "eccentric", and my best friend keeps looking in my ear and asking "How many people you got in...
Forum: Foo
02-01-13, 05:33 AM
Replies: 10,849
Views: 2,257,031
Posted By Stealthammer

Sent from my 10 year old niece: ...

Sent from my 10 year old niece:

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http://i221.photobucket.com/albums/dd133/stealthammer/CatShopping_zps48b162a5.jpg
...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-13, 05:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,710
Posted By Stealthammer

+1 ^^^^^ I never really make a Go/No Go...

+1 ^^^^^

I never really make a Go/No Go decision because I am always ready to go no matter what, but I have a good friend that I work with who passes by my house on his way into work, and when the...
02-01-13, 05:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 722
Posted By Stealthammer

I can't see the DA brifters being anymore...

I can't see the DA brifters being anymore vulnerable to damage than a lower-line Tiagra or 150 set because they are actually produced with better quality materials, but you may be able to trade the...
02-01-13, 04:23 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,304
Posted By Stealthammer

So rather than provide any true scientific...

So rather than provide any true scientific evidence for your position, you go to the default "any reasonable person knows" BS. How typical.

In our society, the current "Any reasonable person...
01-31-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 6,702
Posted By Stealthammer

+1 I really don't care what others have to...

+1

I really don't care what others have to say about me when introducing me to someone else, as long as it is true, but to be honest though, I would much rather be described as a "cyclist" than...
01-30-13, 08:08 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,292
Posted By Stealthammer

Melvinator, the divisiveness of most of these...

Melvinator, the divisiveness of most of these "clipless vs. platform" threads is because many of the responses are made speaking in absolutes by riders who have little or no experience with both. So...
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