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Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-26-17, 11:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 749
Posted By FrenchFit
I sold mine for $300. Nice bike, but I like my...

I sold mine for $300. Nice bike, but I like my '89 312 better.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-20-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By FrenchFit
Plantronics are excellent for business. Bluefit...

Plantronics are excellent for business. Bluefit for high fidelity / music. I am that guy who always has an effing dongle in one ear.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-19-17, 08:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 920
Posted By FrenchFit
That's my routine work-out, and I follow a...

That's my routine work-out, and I follow a coaching mp3 to maintaining timing and structure in 45 min and hour runs. Bikes are problemactic given that traffic and road condition interrupt a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-16-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,615
Posted By FrenchFit
Boy, I disagree on that one. Spouse and I notice...

Boy, I disagree on that one. Spouse and I notice that 'mad bike face' on just about everyone we encounter riding. Roadies never smile. I'd hazard to say cyclists are just about the angryst...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-13-17, 09:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,104
Posted By FrenchFit
Since no one has mentioned tires, I'll add that...

Since no one has mentioned tires, I'll add that there are some real smooth riding tires and not so smooth.

GP4000s II might be a natural go to, but I've found the 150 TPI casing Vittoria Rubino...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-10-17, 07:12 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrenchFit
In Wisconsin I think it is referred to as marital...

In Wisconsin I think it is referred to as marital property. ;)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-09-17, 07:52 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,344
Posted By FrenchFit
No, though similar in the ways people use the...

No, though similar in the ways people use the terms. Legal liability in this context means breach of a duty resulting in damages, and each of those elements need to be proved separately. Damages is...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-09-17, 07:45 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrenchFit
Yes and no. In the yes column, I had a Schwinn...

Yes and no. In the yes column, I had a Schwinn Tandem I parked in front of the house Sat/Sun, invited the neighbors on the block to jump on, take it for a ride during the weekend whenever they felt...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-08-17, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,344
Posted By FrenchFit
No, you may be mixing the issue of liability with...

No, you may be mixing the issue of liability with damages. In the McDonald's Coffee case the company's “callous disregard for the safety of the people.” justified the punitive damages. In the...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-08-17, 05:42 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrenchFit
I think you asked, "...show me references..", of...

I think you asked, "...show me references..", of any group advocating this ideology. So, I responded.

How about this one: "Stolen water is sweet." Proverbs.

The idea of community property has...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-17, 07:43 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrenchFit
God's Law?; meaning the Old Testament, based on...

God's Law?; meaning the Old Testament, based on the Hebrew Bible? So, you are of the Jewish faith?

Well, I think we are verging of violating BF's Law in continuing this discussion. :rolleyes:
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-07-17, 05:23 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrenchFit
LOL. You in Texas? OK, well, in the...

LOL. You in Texas? OK, well, in the Judeo-Christian world it probably began with that Jesus guy. Lots of quotes you can look at, like: “And all who believed were together and had all things in...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 05-07-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 521
Posted By FrenchFit
Found it. Ultra fine monofilament line...

Found it.

Ultra fine monofilament line wrapped around the hub at the back/inside of the freewheel.`I guess the sound transferred up the tubes and drivetrain, but switching wheels was the right...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 05-06-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,041
Posted By FrenchFit
No, it's mostly campus community culture and not...

No, it's mostly campus community culture and not much more. Bicycles, wheels, components are often considered just community property. I recall a upscale fancy island town I used to visit that had...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 05-06-17, 04:17 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,344
Posted By FrenchFit
It's mostly punitive damages. The jury...

It's mostly punitive damages. The jury "punished" the defendant because the conduct was grossly negligent and the verdict is sending to message to others that this sort of conduct will not be...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 05-05-17, 01:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By FrenchFit
I think your nomenclature might be off. Single...

I think your nomenclature might be off. Single speed is a bike without derailleurs and the chain sized to one cog. You could do that minutes to any bike with 'gears'. Fixed gear means the cog is...
Forum: Northern California 04-30-17, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 403
Posted By FrenchFit
No, but updates, map, etc. here:BICYCLE AND...

No, but updates, map, etc. here:BICYCLE AND PEDESTRIAN PATH | Bay Bridge Info (http://baybridgeinfo.org/path)

New hours in May, and it looks like the intermittent closures are done with.

From...
Forum: Northern California 04-28-17, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By FrenchFit
Oh, what a beautiful Mornin' Oh, what a...

Oh, what a beautiful Mornin'
Oh, what a beautiful day.
I've got a beautiful feelin'
Everything's goin' my way.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-26-17, 03:46 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 4,880
Posted By FrenchFit
I think you mean HIIT and endurance training has...

I think you mean HIIT and endurance training has health benefits.


As a group, cyclists are probably the least fit 'athletes' in any sport on planet earth.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-26-17, 02:23 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 4,880
Posted By FrenchFit
That's a funny response, it should a win BF...

That's a funny response, it should a win BF award. Thanks for generating that laugh. :)

Personally, I think it's the monkey brain at work. Our culture seems to believe going nowhere fast is some...
Forum: Northern California 04-26-17, 11:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 281
Posted By FrenchFit
Bay Area Weather

All I can say is -- it's about time!
Forum: Road Cycling 04-25-17, 02:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 346
Posted By FrenchFit
I have a Bianchi Brava. Upright geometry? ...

I have a Bianchi Brava. Upright geometry? Figure a 2 inch drop from seat to bars, nothing upright about that. This is what you're looking for: Ticino 20D | Electra Bikes...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 04-25-17, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,333
Posted By FrenchFit
When you say stationary bike, you are probably...

When you say stationary bike, you are probably thinking spin bike. There are a lot of heavy, upright bikes in the stationary bike category, and people fall off, potentially tip them over -- these...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-25-17, 12:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 725
Posted By FrenchFit
Your title doesn't match your post. I've run a...

Your title doesn't match your post. I've run a 48/34 crank with more of corn cob freewheel, like 11-21, and like it a lot. But, I am talking pure recreational riding, not blasting down hills 40+...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 04-24-17, 10:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 588
Posted By FrenchFit
I owned the '89 and '91 Alumicross; still have...

I owned the '89 and '91 Alumicross; still have the '91, (crashed the '89, had to put it down). Very nice bikes, but I'm biased.

I think it's great you embrace the pink.
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