celeriac's Diaries
Print Story New wheels!
By celeriac (Tue Apr 04, 2006 at 12:46:49 AM EST) bicicletas, ciencias, fun loving battqas., conde draco, poll (all tags)
Two of 'em, let's count, one, two, TWO WHEELS, ah ha ha ha ha. <thunder>

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Print Story I'm working for MNS
By celeriac (Sat Jan 21, 2006 at 04:15:55 PM EST) (all tags)
at least, a guy with those initials.

Physics & girls.

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Print Story is it safe to come out?
By celeriac (Sun Jan 01, 2006 at 11:24:53 AM EST) (all tags)
So I'm up to a few different things now.

Things I've Done: Adventure!
Things I've Seen: Pretty!
Things I'm Doing: Science!

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Print Story The train and I, we don't agree.
By celeriac (Wed Jan 26, 2005 at 12:32:55 PM EST) (all tags)
Firefox ate my diary. Shorter, snapper version. Many sentence fragments.

Train wrecks. Bad mood.

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Print Story There's a thing
By celeriac (Sat Nov 13, 2004 at 05:24:26 PM EST) (all tags)
That holds the thing that moves the thing that tightens the thing that turns the thing that balances all the other things that make the bike go.

And that's why it's the #2 Google result for "doohickey."

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Print Story Drop out and become a machine-herd.
By celeriac (Tue Aug 24, 2004 at 12:51:11 PM EST) (all tags)
It might not actually be a bad idea.

It's a very nice way to spend the time. It requires concentration but at the same time you always making steady, concrete progress. The machines require your undivided attention; if you space out you might lose a finger. It's a sensory experience. To know your machine you must be in tune with all of its chatterings and vibrations. The acrid smell of cutting oil. The uncertain interpretation of blueprints.

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Print Story Stupid bird.
By celeriac (Mon Jul 19, 2004 at 09:10:05 AM EST) (all tags)
I was going to bike Pacoima Canyon this weekend. Now I will have to wait until it stops being ON FIRE.

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Print Story Raar
By celeriac (Mon Jul 12, 2004 at 04:43:31 PM EST) (all tags)
Are we taking requests for UI design? Because I really should be able to upload a file from the New Diary page.

Anyone know of a free device that will throw up bids on eBay at the last minute?

Today I did a 1300 ft climb over 3.15 miles without stopping. I passed several riders and was not passed myself. Clipless pedals are definitely a worthwhile investment.

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Print Story "Dedekind cut" would make a good name for a rock band.
By celeriac (Tue Jun 22, 2004 at 04:47:52 PM EST) (all tags)
Well, I picked a random trail on the map, and drove there to find some kind of mountain bike club had also picked this trail head. So I tagged along on their ride...

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Print Story Fascists
By celeriac (Fri Jun 11, 2004 at 09:55:32 AM EST) (all tags)
OK, why was no one mentioned the upcoming birthday?

Yesterday I heard that Richie Hawtin was going to be playing at some club in Hollywood. So off I went.

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