Monday, December 01, 2008

Mōnandæg

I TRIED to take some pictures of the headlight beams in a real-life situation, but no joy. This is the best I could do, and I had to adjust the "brightness" (actually, the gamma, whatever THAT is!) to see anything!

2008Dec01 Slurry On Down

Hey, you remember that song...
Can you slurry, can you picnic? Can you slurry, can you picnic?
Come on, come on and slurry down to a stoned soul picnic.
(Apologies to the memory of Laura Nyro.)
Here is the "new" headlight, on the left side of Jamis:

2008Dec01 Commute 009

Here is the "old" headlight, on the right side of Jamis:

2008Dec01 Commute 008

The 90 degree angle metal on the "new" headlight is steel, while the 90° angle metal on the "old" headlight is aluminum. You wanna enter the pool on which one will break first?


In case you did not see it on Fark, there's a story going 'round about a bicyclist who just wanted some chicken strips, and instead got arrested. The best take on it I've seen is at Bicycle.net. There's link to the original article there, too, and a link to the Fark discussion thread, if you can stand the hate.

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