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#84445 "Walking" Bicycle

Posted by Nitixope on 03 June 2014 - 11:16 AM

I know someone who bought an ElliptiGo.  It is similar to your product above.  I wasn't impressed with the quality of construction but I like the concept.  The gear system made a very noticeable sound when in-stride for some reason....I had assumed it was a cheap $299 mail order deal, but when I checked online, was surprised at the entry level model starts around $1800.  This sort of exercise is supposedly a lot less harmful to your back and neck than traditional biking.  If you are adverse to traditional biking due to injury or age, I'd suggest a recumbent trike...Greenspeed makes some great equipment that you can link in tandem or go solo.






Greenspeed Anura Recumbent Trikes In Tandem


#80814 Kimbell Art Museum Expansion

Posted by Nitixope on 12 November 2013 - 12:25 PM

The Renzo Piano Pavilion is unveiled at the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas



Photography: Robert Polidori

























#80568 NBC 5 Turns 65

Posted by Nitixope on 02 November 2013 - 06:18 PM

I just watched a nice 30-minute documentary on TV by NBC 5 revisiting their 65-year history in Fort Worth.  I think you can watch it here:



#78910 dogs in our parks

Posted by Nitixope on 05 August 2013 - 12:33 PM

Cheaper Than Dirt carries this for $40. If you go into the store on 820 and 35W you can get essentially the same thing but half the price... buy a medium to large can (4-6oz) of their splatter spray for $9 (the one that the police use) and a universal fit flashlight holster with belt clip for $5.  Secure this to your bike with a pair of plastic cable ties (<$1 at Wal-Mart or Home Depot). 



#78413 New 7th Street Bridge

Posted by Nitixope on 11 July 2013 - 11:20 AM

Brenneke and Fay also designed the Paddock Viaduct. 

#63237 Photos of the distance. (Telephoto lenses)

Posted by Nitixope on 19 October 2010 - 12:37 PM

Is it the Charlton Medical Center new Patient Bed Tower? (they had tower cranes out there for a while for some new construction…see post at the top of page three of this thread…I think we were guessing on this a few months ago when the cranes were up.)
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My other guesses:
-Mountain Creek Power Plant
-Mountain View Community College
-Potter’s House

#53048 Photos of the distance. (Telephoto lenses)

Posted by Nitixope on 14 January 2009 - 12:42 PM

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Here is a shot South down Hwy 287 (Willbarger & Miller) That is my favorite house on the left with the view of Downtown. (We can know that at this point)

Isn't this the impenetrable house? There's a good posting buried somewhere on the forum discussing it...

I have been curious about that house for many years. I have never read anything about it.

It is the house I would build for myself. (Secure with a view of Downtown.)
I also wonder who owns it, and for how long etc... Would love to talk with the person to see what makes him tick.

Funny thing is, it may be a completely different story then we guess. (ie,. He didn't require it to be secure, just had a lot of left over steel at his business. And did not want a view of Fort Worth but needed all the windows high to grow dope.) We speculate.

If anybody knows about this building I will give you a buck to let loose with it.

I found the original forum thread about this house and stormalong's story:
"I have a friend who used to live not too far from that house several years ago before the death of the owner. He told me some time back that once when he was out running an errand, he happened by the house when the owner was out. My friend struck up a conversation with this guy and learned that the property already boasted a nice view of DTFW with its elevated terrain. The guy bought the property and tore down the house that was there, designed, and built this new one. My friend was treated to a tour of the house which included Star Trek like doors on the ground level. He said also that the windows in the upper level with the view of FW were built in such a way that even if one were broken in the process of attempting a burglary, their framing was too narrow for a human to slip through. I too would not mind having a tour of the house."

What do you think?