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Forum: Commuting 03-17-11, 08:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By Mr_H
For those of you with the Ixon IQ: Are the NiMH...

For those of you with the Ixon IQ: Are the NiMH batteries & charger a 'necessity' for good lighting, or do you think you'd get the same out of regular AA rechargeable?

The Ixon IQ is looking like...
Forum: Commuting 03-15-11, 09:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By Mr_H
Thanks for all the suggestions folks. I'm...

Thanks for all the suggestions folks. I'm narrowing down the list and doing some more research. I think right now I'm angling towards the Ixon IQ, the NiteRider MiNewt 250, and the TrailLEDs.
...
Forum: Commuting 03-14-11, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 766
Posted By Mr_H
Replacing old Headlight: Advice?

I could use some advice in cutting through the massive amount of information out there.

I'm seeking to replace the headlight I have on my bike. Right now it's an 4 year old Nite-Hawk Phoenix. ...
Forum: Commuting 06-10-10, 05:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Mr_H
Thanks for the suggestions. I think I'm going to...

Thanks for the suggestions. I think I'm going to try the eyeball thing, maybe swing by a craft store and see if they have any good size stickers.
If that fails I'll see about a small tennis racket:)
Forum: Commuting 06-10-10, 03:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 660
Posted By Mr_H
Death from Above - Bird Attack on Commute

Man, I thought drivers were bad, but now I've encountered a new one. A bird has decided that I'm a good target, and it's coming after me.

I think it's a blackbird with a red chest. It's...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-20-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
That sorta looks like one of our Michigan...

That sorta looks like one of our Michigan roads....

:)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
I would consider the sidewalks more dangerous...

I would consider the sidewalks more dangerous here, as I have some personal experience with it. Two years ago I used to ride on a bike trail up to my work place, but I stopped after a large number...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-09, 02:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
Understood, I was just agreeing with your comment...

Understood, I was just agreeing with your comment about the effect it had on others. Bummer all around.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-09, 02:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
Part of the question raised is whither this...

Part of the question raised is whither this fellow was a true law enforcement officer, or a simple Parking Enforcement officer (ie, Meter Reader). I checked the Police departments website and it...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-09, 01:52 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
I just assumed he was joking...:) I...

I just assumed he was joking...:)

I appreciate the suggestions out there. I havent been able to find the Chiefs email address nor an oversight commisions information yet, but I'll keep looking...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-09, 08:57 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
In hindsight, I think the whole "Well, what COULD...

In hindsight, I think the whole "Well, what COULD he do?" was the main reason I didn't want to do anything more to this.

I'm in the Saginaw area. I can count on one hand the number of other...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-19-09, 07:42 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
This morning I went to the police station and...

This morning I went to the police station and asked them that I wanted to "File a complaint against an officer whom I had an encounter with yesterday". The lady at the front desk was nice, gave me...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 07:19 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
That aint gonna happen...if I got arrested over...

That aint gonna happen...if I got arrested over this I'd have to stay in jail to protect me from my wife wanting to kill me for getting arrested over something stupid:)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 06:57 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
I'm afraid i didn't see a badge number. I saw...

I'm afraid i didn't see a badge number. I saw his badge, but I was too far away to read it. The car was clearly marked Parking Enforcement (the video pretty much shows that, if you cleaned it up...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 06:44 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I'm going...

Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I'm going to go to the township police station tomorrow and ask to file a complaint. I have written up a page and a half 'report' of the incident so it'll help...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
I thought so too, but I've been digging for the...

I thought so too, but I've been digging for the law text and I can't say 100% certain.
There is a section...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-18-09, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,140
Posted By Mr_H
Cop tells me: Get on the sidewalk - Advice?

I could use some assistance and advice. Today while biking home, the same route I've done almost every day for three years. It isn't the widest of roads, so there are points where traffic is held...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 05-07-09, 04:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By Mr_H
More then happy to take suggestions for hiking:)...

More then happy to take suggestions for hiking:) Thanks

DnvrFox Thanks! That sounds like it'd be a ride the wife might enjoy (well, not the whole 44 miles, but a few of 'em :) )
Forum: Mountain - Plains 05-05-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By Mr_H
I had actually intended to ride on the roads and...

I had actually intended to ride on the roads and not the trails, I guessed that it wouldn't be allowed, but it's good to know for sure:) Thanks.

I'll make sure to check those trails near Estes...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 05-05-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By Mr_H
Snowmass/Aspen/Estes Park Vacation

Hi all, in July I finally get a chance to return to Colorado for a vacation (I haven't been there in almost 10 years). We're spending four days in the Snowmass/Aspen area (Snowmass Village to be...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-17-08, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Mr_H
Thanks for the suggestions. Totally looking...

Thanks for the suggestions. Totally looking forward to this trip :)
Forum: Pacific Northwest 09-16-08, 08:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 538
Posted By Mr_H
Visiting Portland

Hi all...I'm a lucky guy - My wife has a conference next week in Portland and I'm tagging along for the free hotel room. While she's in meetings Friday and Saturday, I need to find something to do....
Forum: Commuting 07-01-08, 08:29 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,372
Posted By Mr_H
Thanks....I also forgot to search for 'sponge...

Thanks....I also forgot to search for 'sponge bath'. There's a ton of good info in there, probably answered all my questions:)
Forum: Commuting 07-01-08, 07:11 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,372
Posted By Mr_H
Shower Alternatives

Normally I'm rather lucky in that my work place (a university) let's faculty and staff use the athletic center to shower and store stuff in lockers. Of course, this week they are doing maintenance...
Forum: Commuting 05-27-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 993
Posted By Mr_H
Wouldn't mind that at all. Our town needs some...

Wouldn't mind that at all. Our town needs some more people on bikes (I've seen a few more, short trips, but a few).
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