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Monthly Archive February, 2005


February 28, 2005

I was just listening to White Fluffy Clouds by Camper Van Beethoven (from the album “New Roman Times – EP” | Get it) and Googling up all the military equipment and ordnance references (M-4, M-9, JDAM, A to A, OH-58): the next track was The Military by Ornette Coleman from the album “Skies of America.” […]

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real or fake?

The color photo was invented in: The color photo was invented in 1903 by the Lumiere brothers, and the French army was the only one taking color photos during the course of the war. The images are artful and interesting, but are they really authentic color photos from the First World War? Or are they […]

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a record turnout for the Chilly Hilly

5,000 cyclists huff and puff the Chilly Hilly: Sunshine, lack of skiing may have boosted numbers So that handwritten bib with “5001” on it was not a fluke . . . Now playing: Pipeline by Dick Dale & Stevie Ray Vaughan from the album “Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble: The Real Deal – Greatest […]

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coarse cycling

So in the aftermath of yesterday’s misadventures, I took the chewed up plastic pedals off the hybrid and replaced one of them with the old pedals from my road bike (basic metal platforms, no cleats: I’m debating getting clipless pedals for it). One came off without incident, and it of course would be on the […]

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