Last Activity:03-09-2010 2:35 PM
Posted in thread: Dark Energy/Dark Matter on 01-19-2010 at 11:11 PM
fun, I picked up some DVDs at the library today on Einstein and black holes by PBS of America.
They are narrated by a black fellow who is an astrophysicist. I can't recall his name right now
but he's ...
Posted in thread: People of Wal-Mart on 01-19-2010 at 11:03 PM
What is with the divergent opinions I read about the American chain Walmart? Have never been in
one but they seem to be a polarizing business in your country. What gives? (Reader's Digest
Posted in thread: Desperate in Fairbanks on 01-19-2010 at 10:48 PM
markmay: Just now noticed Fairbanks. As in Alaska? Do you work on huskies much? My grandfather
spent time in Maine and Labrador training sled dogs with American Norman Vaughn who used dog
teams to res...
Posted in thread: Desperate in Fairbanks on 01-19-2010 at 10:39 PM
markmay, have you gone into any bike shops and asked around? Most shops have tons of odd gears
laying around. Might get it for a tetanus shot trade. I like any man who is a veterinarian. I'm
Posted in thread: Mirrors? on 01-19-2010 at 09:50 PM
I've never run a mirror on a bike in my life. Getting ready to turn 51, and still here.If they
work for you, or you want them, run them. If you don't want to, or can't be bothered to,
don't.If you're ...
Posted in thread: What is the advantage of 1 speed cassette over 10/9/8/7/6 speed, or the old 5 speed? on 01-19-2010 at 07:48 PM
The chains on the 11 & 10 speed bikes are much thinner than the old chains, do Pro riders like
yourself break many chains. To be able to spin a 55x14 you must be really stressing the chain?
I only use...
Posted in thread: What is the advantage of 1 speed cassette over 10/9/8/7/6 speed, or the old 5 speed? on 01-19-2010 at 07:36 PM
Hack, the best part of you is your love of the single-speed. A most underrated bike and best
for 90% of all riding when properly geared (70"). More if you ride all the time and have good
strength. I l...
Posted in thread: What is the advantage of 1 speed cassette over 10/9/8/7/6 speed, or the old 5 speed? on 01-19-2010 at 07:18 PM
OldPilot, don't get me going on fat people buying the lightest bike part when all they have to
do is lay off the pizza for one week and lose more body fat weight than all the money in the
world can pa...
Posted in thread: What is the advantage of 1 speed cassette over 10/9/8/7/6 speed, or the old 5 speed? on 01-19-2010 at 06:42 PM
Marketing. There really is no reason for 11. They can now make it fit and so they do.I race
trials and make very few gear changes. Road racers use about 3-4 gears unless riding in the
mountains and th...
Posted in thread: Leg shavers? on 01-18-2010 at 09:06 PM
I've never shaved and never will. Don't like shaving my face can't see much use in to many
other places. Hair does keep you from healing though. I've had to cut hair out of a few scabs
now and let me ...