The Random Images Thread

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  1. Commissar Smersh

    Commissar Smersh 2020 Staff Member

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    Was leaving the garage when suddenly:

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    That's the Friday car, Monday through Thursday there's a Ferrari FF. (Also, that's a Panamera right behind it.)
    Greatbam says thanks for this.
  2. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    I've yet to ever see one except on TV.
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    86mcss Devouring your Soul

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  4. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    LOL, I love that pic!
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    86mcss Devouring your Soul

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  6. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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  7. 86mcss

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    your a fvcking beast goofus

    ....like the way you did the small thumb nails in the post.
  8. mistawiskas

    mistawiskas kik n a and takin names

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    Goofus......you make 50-something look good.;)
  9. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    No, it's the camera! The camera, I tell you! ;) Riding the bicycle on a regular basis has made me start feeling good too. My back, in particular, seems to be benefiting from it. I'd think that the bent over position would make it worse, but it seems that instead it's strengthening my core muscles which are supporting my back.

    The Watershed Trail has it all over the Confluence Trail in everything except access. To get to it, I have to pedal up Kendal Hill on Edwardsville Road. It's MOIDER, I tell you! In lowest gear, huffing and puffing, and my quadriceps yelling bloody murder at the abuse I'm heaping on them!

    I've been fiddling around with all of CHDK's raw settings. It's more complicated now that they've gone to the 1.1 version. DCRaw doesn't understand the Adobe DNG 1.3 standard for dealing with bad pixels, so I have to use DNG 1.1. The Canon CRW format isn't color corrected properly by DCRaw, so that everything comes out with this horrible magenta cast (probably due to the 10 bit per pixel colors), that I have a bear of a time fixing. So I'm stuck with DNG 1.1, till a new version of DCRaw that understands the new DNG bad pixel op-codes is available.

    The pic of me waving was taken by a helpful bicyclist I met on the confluence trail. My pitiful 16 mile trips are dwarfed by folks like him. He started out in Forest Park in St. Louis MO, and was heading to Grafton IL. That is some serious mileage (45.9, according to Google Maps bicycling directions)! It will be a while before I'm fit enough to do the 50+ "ride for pie", where on your birthday, you ride the number of miles that is your age, and get pie as the reward! :D I've been hanging out in the 50+ section of the Bike Forums almost as much as here anymore! Learning tricks of the trade, such as chamoise cream, bag-balm (it's not just for cow udders anymore!), and all sorts of other little bizarre factoids in dealing with biking during the second half of one's century! :D
  10. ninefivezero

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    Consider yourself lucky. Bike riding is one of the few things that can really aggravate my bad back.

    Oh shit. I'm planning on riding a bike across Botswana.... I'll think of you as inspiration :p
  11. Goofus Maximus

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    Actually, if any part gets aggravated by bike riding, that's a sign that some adjustments need to be done to seat height and handlebar height/placement... :)
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    aggrivates the taint, what do i do?
  13. Goofus Maximus

    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    Chamois and chamois creme (goes on you, not the chamois), and maybe a taint-friendly saddle! :)
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    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    I'll check it out, thanks.
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    MSP Haunting a dead forum...

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    Fiddy, you really need some swept-back handlebars so you can ride sitting upright. I had the same problem until I go those. Or you could get bar extenders I guess.
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    Yah, the bike I have (and the one I'm going to replace it with....) have swept back handle bars and a very upright sitting position. I did ride one before I bought it and decided that it was something I'd actually be able to ride for distances.
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    86mcss Devouring your Soul

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    back on topic

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  19. Commissar Smersh

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    I was kind of curious what results Google would give back if I tried it, so I did:

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    Look's like there are more educated minute men out there!
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    I need to wash my eyes with concentrated sulfuric acid now, thanks to you, Commissar Smersh! I think I'm gonna puke...

    I shall retaliate with a bad bicycling photo find.
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