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Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 11:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158,159
Posted By q`Tzal
This is what JM sent me: nope. not exactly....

This is what JM sent me:

nope. not exactly. but we are making some changes to the site and we've discussed dropping the vbulletin forums and creating a different type of system.

But yes, we do...
Forum: Notices & Feedback 06-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 49,955
Posted By q`Tzal
This is what JM sent me: nope. not exactly....

This is what JM sent me:

nope. not exactly. but we are making some changes to the site and we've discussed dropping the vbulletin forums and creating a different type of system.

But yes, we do...
Forum: General Discussion 06-11-2014, 11:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149,784
Posted By q`Tzal
This is what JM sent me: nope. not exactly....

This is what JM sent me:

nope. not exactly. but we are making some changes to the site and we've discussed dropping the vbulletin forums and creating a different type of system.

But yes, we do...
Forum: General Discussion 04-14-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 170,980
Posted By q`Tzal
I really just swing my right leg to the left side...

I really just swing my right leg to the left side of the frame and sit "side saddle" for the fraction of a second it takes to put my weight on my right leg on the left pedal. At this point I haven't...
Forum: Tips & Advice 01-02-2014, 02:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 29,686
Posted By q`Tzal
I really REALLY recommend RAM Mount hardware. ...

I really REALLY recommend RAM Mount hardware.
I've been driving a big rig for the last 2 years now and all OEM mounting hardware for both my current GS4 and former Droid 4 would shake loose or...
Forum: General Discussion 12-12-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 176,907
Posted By q`Tzal
+5 BUT if it is actually a French word the...

+5
BUT if it is actually a French word the English language has a compulsory requirement to steal it, mispronounce it and use it incorrectly.

If it is a paleo-neologism portmanteau I say kill it...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-18-2013, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,745
Posted By q`Tzal
My thought process is that if you can implement...

My thought process is that if you can implement roundabouts on more than a few token spots then you get a real effect.
Aside from the O&M costing and individual intersection safety increase when...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-14-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,745
Posted By q`Tzal
That whole area would be a great place to...

That whole area would be a great place to redesign all the major intersections as 2 lane roundabouts or 1 lane for the inter-neighborhood arterials.

Much of the perceived traffic is bunching...
Forum: All About the West Side 10-10-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 16,745
Posted By q`Tzal
Alas this utopian barter system paradise leaves...

Alas this utopian barter system paradise leaves me confused about how I'm going to pay for the newest tech. I gots ta have the newest smartphone. ;)
Forum: Tips & Advice 10-10-2013, 06:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 11,191
Posted By q`Tzal
Extreme Gadget Mounting Hardware

Consider RAM Mounts (http://www.rammount.com) for mounting items on your bike when you want something durable, good looking and don't have the time or skills to make it yourself.
They have a little...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2013, 09:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 305,286
Posted By q`Tzal
This is what I observed on the last video: can...

This is what I observed on the last video: can you confirm it?
Oregon license plate YVN 315
Ice Cream Express
503-235-5884
White male, 45+ years old, light blonde to grey hair long in back bald...
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 29,796
Posted By q`Tzal
Ok, ya called me dumb so justify yourself. ...

Ok, ya called me dumb so justify yourself.

I give you some context: the "weaving" I use is the 3" off center track meant to simulate an unskilled cyclist with poor balance that may suddenly...
Forum: General Discussion 08-17-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 29,796
Posted By q`Tzal
I don't know... I find that when I have racers...

I don't know... I find that when I have racers looking to pass me in a dangerous rush that promises a close call that playing dumb does the trick.
In particular if you rock your handlebars back and...
Forum: General Discussion 07-18-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 22,210
Posted By q`Tzal
My first inkling would be the Krylon premium...

My first inkling would be the Krylon premium paint job.
Unless it is done in a clean painting booth the finish will look like a$$; obviously this guy don't care.
Plus black is the cheapest color...
Forum: General Discussion 06-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 46,642
Posted By q`Tzal
You were supposed to caption that cat picture...

You were supposed to caption that cat picture "Lunch?";)

When I was working at PANG base just south of PDX Airport I had some issues with the Canadian Geese or as we called them "Canadian Air...
Forum: General Discussion 05-30-2013, 07:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,815
Posted By q`Tzal
Professional skill must be worked for and earned....

Professional skill must be worked for and earned.
Professional looking clothing can be bought. Fashion is all about fitting in and making noobs feel guilty about not fitting in so overpriced...
Forum: General Discussion 05-27-2013, 11:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 38,815
Posted By q`Tzal
There are too many cynical stories about how...

There are too many cynical stories about how these buttons aren't hooked up anyway. The conspiracy theory goes like:
"They used to be hooked up but after a certain number of upgrades or repairs they...
Forum: Report your Close Calls 05-09-2013, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 44,057
Posted By q`Tzal
AMEN TO THAT! Alas there are few...

AMEN TO THAT!

Alas there are few evolutionary pressures on American society (or elsewhere) that select for high intelligence; there are fewer still that select against the brain dead zombies that...
Forum: General Discussion 04-12-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 34,707
Posted By q`Tzal
Ditto. I shake my head NO, point at the stop...

Ditto.
I shake my head NO, point at the stop sign and pointedly remove my hands from anywhere near the handlebars of my bike.

Long ago, when learning to drive, I noticed that no one born after...
Forum: All About the West Side 03-18-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,877
Posted By q`Tzal
I've seen those and other low pressure/high...

I've seen those and other low pressure/high volume bladder implementations; they are not quite so good at tensile strength. This is reflected in what happens when an inflated tube is deflected:...
Forum: All About the West Side 03-18-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,877
Posted By q`Tzal
That's the main reason I avoid popular trails:...

That's the main reason I avoid popular trails: pedestrians can change direction much more suddenly than anything other than a butterfly, cars at least have to turn their steering wheel first.

As...
Forum: All About the West Side 03-17-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,877
Posted By q`Tzal
Urban Sluice Way

Ignoring for now Hall Blvd, high traffic highway it is, the light industrial business park also presents some issues.

When I worked and commuted there the traffic in the park was much less...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2013, 01:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 42,339
Posted By q`Tzal
That's it: a new constitutional amendment that is...

That's it: a new constitutional amendment that is an "automatic mass eject button" that voters can use to "get the bums out of Congress". When activated all congressional and senatorial members are...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2013, 09:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 48,263
Posted By q`Tzal
There are legions of "non street legal" vehicles...

There are legions of "non street legal" vehicles out there that are perfectly legal when used on private property. Furthermore, if any other on street laws applied to off street driving we wouldn't...
Forum: General Discussion 02-25-2013, 08:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 48,263
Posted By q`Tzal
I've always surmised that this is a subconscious...

I've always surmised that this is a subconscious function of hazard prioritization.
When pulling out in to traffic we instinctively look for things that are a direct hazard to us right now, then...
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