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The Illusion of Speed

Posted by RedTR250 on March 27, 2011 at 2:48 PM

Speed is not absolute, it is relative. It needs context. When you travel on a commercial airliner, does your environment make you actively aware that you are arrowing through the ether at 500 miles per hour? Likewise, riding a bicycle down a steep, winding hill might see you peak at 40 mph. Which trip left you with a lengthier catalog of exhilarating sensations?

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The Best Part

Posted by RedTR250 on March 22, 2011 at 9:44 AM

It's been thirty, forty, fifty years or longer since genuine service parts for today's classic British cars were available from an authorized dealer. Your only chances of scoring something like that now are from a lucky day on eBay or Craigslist, a Britcar parts specialist thinning his hoard, or a swap meet/autojumble. "New Old Stock" parts ...

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