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Forum: Commuting 04-03-07, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By Gerdz
It was robots. with lasers.

It was robots. with lasers.
Forum: Commuting 03-28-07, 04:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,781
Posted By Gerdz
When I was in college, my buddy and I were riding...

When I was in college, my buddy and I were riding home from pizza and beer. Some jerk swerved across two lanes to splash us with a mudpuddle, then he got stuck at a light 100 feet up the road. I...
Forum: Commuting 03-27-07, 03:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Gerdz
I chickened out and mooched rides both ways. I...

I chickened out and mooched rides both ways. I didn't get to ride, but I didn't have to ride the bus.
Forum: Commuting 03-27-07, 03:30 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 24,509
Posted By Gerdz
Once I was riding my BikeE though a park and this...

Once I was riding my BikeE though a park and this little 3 year old girl said to her daddy "Look Daddy! A Barney Bike!"

That one hurt. Bad.
Forum: Recumbent 03-27-07, 12:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 645
Posted By Gerdz
Wow. Beautiful. Is that quilted maple?

Wow. Beautiful. Is that quilted maple?
Forum: Commuting 03-26-07, 11:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 381
Posted By Gerdz
Yowza. My trip home would be 9 miles to the...

Yowza. My trip home would be 9 miles to the south and west at about 2:00. Maybe I should take the bus tomorrow.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-26-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Gerdz
Any recommendations for a decent framebuilder or...

Any recommendations for a decent framebuilder or welder in Phoenix metro?
Forum: Commuting 03-26-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 620
Posted By Gerdz
Arizona smells like paradise right now, but...

Arizona smells like paradise right now, but Flonase is the only thing keeping me going. (sniff)
Forum: Commuting 03-26-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 518
Posted By Gerdz
I do. I ride a BikeE RX which is a long...

I do. I ride a BikeE RX which is a long wheel-base recumbent with a full suspension. I sit upright at about eye-level with motorists and am extremely comfortable on my ride. It's more of an...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 02:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Thanks, Brian. Unfortunately, we are in a...

Thanks, Brian. Unfortunately, we are in a position of riding because we need to get somewhere and not just for fun. Your advice is still good and I'll get a video as was suggested and do training...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 01:46 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Attorney, right?:)

Attorney, right?:)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 01:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Thanks. For a (at that time) 10 year old on one...

Thanks. For a (at that time) 10 year old on one of her first outings in traffic, who I would not expect to 'command' a lane with a 45 mph speed limit, I thought she did do everything right and felt...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 01:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Just for the record: I am a complete maroon. I...

Just for the record: I am a complete maroon. I take the reflectors off my kids and my bikes to save weight. We ride in the street, going the wrong direction so we can see what cars are doing. I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 12:18 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Sadly, you lost him at 'stay on task.' ;) He...

Sadly, you lost him at 'stay on task.' ;) He is very serious when we are out riding but he is still a little kid.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 12:02 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
That's the trick - there is no bike lane on the...

That's the trick - there is no bike lane on the bridge crossing the freeway - we were in the traffic lane where the bike lane was about to pick up again. Our only saving grace was that we were going...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Hey!:mad: j/k - you misunderstood what we...

Hey!:mad:
j/k - you misunderstood what we were doing. Hopefully my most recent post clears things up. :)

When riding alone, I think the only non-VC things I do are travelling in a bike lane...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-26-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
No, that isn't what we were doing. When I did...

No, that isn't what we were doing. When I did have her in the street, I taught her about right turn lanes and getting over to the first thru-lane rather than staying to the right of the right-turn...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-25-07, 11:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 168
Posted By Gerdz
Any welders in the Chandler AZ (East Valley) area?

My wife's BikeE CT has one of the notorious badly welded seats and I'd like to get it fixed for her before it breaks. Is anybody in here a welder in my area that could do this job? I don't want to...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-25-07, 11:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Gerdz
Car free with kids?

I posted a similar thread in Advocacy and Safety, but thought I might get a different take on it in here. I am car-free and my kids - 8 and 11 - have to use bicycles to get to their various...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-25-07, 11:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 858
Posted By Gerdz
Riding safely with children.

Hello,
My children, 8 and 11, and I must ride bicycles together on very busy suburban roads and I would like some advice on how to do this most safely. When I am alone, I ride in the street and am...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-25-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gerdz
We tried a Trek 3700 WSD and it was a nice bike. ...

We tried a Trek 3700 WSD and it was a nice bike. She didn't care much for the Schwinn Mesa and I wasn't really impressed either. I know, it's a cheap bike but still... Anyway, she wound up trying...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-25-07, 12:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gerdz
Thanks! I'll believe anything your avatar tells...

Thanks! I'll believe anything your avatar tells me.:)
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-24-07, 10:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 302
Posted By Gerdz
Fully rigid, serviceable MTB for not much money?

My 5'1" daughter needs a new bike and wants a mountain bike. She doesn't want any shocks, and that suits me fine because the shocks on all of the $300 or so bikes seem pretty weak. Any suggestions...
Forum: Recumbent 03-21-07, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Gerdz
These really had my eye while I was shopping. I...

These really had my eye while I was shopping. I went with the Jandd bag because it was designed for my BikeE and I didn't want to mess around with 'near misses' at the time.
...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-21-07, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 269
Posted By Gerdz
Thanks, y'all for the sound advice.

Thanks, y'all for the sound advice.
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