Will the altitude change make things explode?

Bikes, trikes, personal mobility and getting to/from the event - this is the place to discuss general transportation issues.
User avatar
theCryptofishist
Posts: 40313
Joined: Mon Feb 23, 2004 9:28 am
Burning Since: 2017
Location: In Exile

Post by theCryptofishist » Fri Jul 24, 2009 9:49 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:But can you make Gummy Bears explode?
You gotta get that teeny, tiny "matchstick" tnt, and shove it in their mouths. Works every time.
The Lady with a Lamprey

"The powerful are exploiting people, art and ideas, and this leads to us plebes debating how to best ration ice.
Man, no wonder they always win....." Lonesomebri

User avatar
gladeye
Posts: 104
Joined: Mon Sep 01, 2003 2:48 pm
Location: 90048

Post by gladeye » Fri Jul 24, 2009 11:55 am

If you are lucky, the change in attitude may cause your mind to explode.
"Madness is the first sign of dandruff" - Dr. Winston O'Boogie

User avatar
LostinReno
Posts: 649
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2009 4:57 pm
Burning Since: 2009
Location: 4:30 & G

Post by LostinReno » Fri Jul 24, 2009 12:50 pm

DoriumLux wrote:It's true. Gummy bears do have a boiling point. So be sure to leave your gummy bear chandeliers safe at home...
Image
That's hilarous! :twisted: Dusting it would be a bitch, not to mention all the bugs you would attract. :shock: I wonder if we could pass that melted mess off as art instead of MOOP?

As far as exploding gummy bears...never seen it, but it would be cool!
:twisted:

User avatar
Sail Man
Posts: 4523
Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2008 10:03 am
Burning Since: 2008
Camp Name: Kidsville: Delicious
Location: 20 Minutes into the Future

Post by Sail Man » Fri Jul 24, 2009 1:58 pm

motskyroonmatick wrote:The bike tire thing is true. I have repaired several blown tires that were inflated to capacity at near seal level and then brought to BRC.
Is this what you mean by a level seal?

Image


:P


jeez, nobody else caught this??
Excuse me Ma'am, your going to feel a small prick.
_______________________________________

Algorithms never survive the first thirty seconds of patient contact

User avatar
gidget
Posts: 141
Joined: Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:56 am
Location: Southern OR

Post by gidget » Fri Jul 24, 2009 9:45 pm

Only thing I've had explode out there was a case of soda which we accidentally left in the sun. Again, heat, not elevation.
gidget is gadgety-good!

User avatar
Ugly Dougly
Posts: 17149
Joined: Wed Sep 10, 2003 9:31 am
Burning Since: 1996
Location: เชียงใหม่
Contact:

Post by Ugly Dougly » Sat Jul 25, 2009 8:45 am

On the fourth of July, me and the tribe go to Donner Pass and watch bags of potato chips exploding. It's quite a show.

skygnome777
Posts: 83
Joined: Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:11 pm

Post by skygnome777 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 11:10 am

[quote="gladeye"]If you are lucky, the change in attitude may cause your mind to explode.[/quote]

Well I'd hope so. Otherwise it wouldn't seem worth the trip!
Peace, love, intellectual stimulation, and good times!

User avatar
gyre
Posts: 15457
Joined: Sun Aug 07, 2005 6:01 pm
Location: ΦάÏ

Post by gyre » Sat Jul 25, 2009 12:10 pm

Enable bbcode and smilies on your profile for the features.
It should all work in preview.

I recommend enabling email too.

skygnome777
Posts: 83
Joined: Tue Jun 02, 2009 3:11 pm

Post by skygnome777 » Sat Jul 25, 2009 3:57 pm

woops. That is pretty ugly. Good idea.
Peace, love, intellectual stimulation, and good times!

User avatar
Igneouss
Posts: 505
Joined: Sun Jan 25, 2009 11:27 am
Burning Since: 2009
Location: virginia

Post by Igneouss » Sat Jul 25, 2009 4:46 pm

A bike tire that would explode due to being moved from sea level to 4000 feet would have to be on the edge of exploding at sea level. Cheap tire, over inflated. Would have exploded at sea level if you rode it over a bump.

Post Reply

Return to “Bikes & Transportation”