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Forum: Road Cycling 03-15-10, 11:01 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,359
Posted By Rober
Thank you, ahsposo. BTW, this thread is here...

Thank you, ahsposo. BTW, this thread is here because if we don't have functional bodies we can't ride so we can have functional minds. -R
Forum: Road Cycling 03-08-10, 08:42 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,359
Posted By Rober
I guess I lost you on my point. The plan we had...

I guess I lost you on my point. The plan we had was part of a compensation package. The employer picked up most of the cost of the plan, including almost all the deductible as a means of paying me....
Forum: Road Cycling 03-04-10, 07:19 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 4,359
Posted By Rober
Employer-financed, $20 co-pay and $10 for meds,...

Employer-financed, $20 co-pay and $10 for meds, 50% dental, accidents 100% covered, ER and hospitalizations 100% covered. I pay 20% of the total premium every month. Pretty good plan but will soon be...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-31-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rober
+10 Now! As for the helmet, get the one you...

+10 Now!

As for the helmet, get the one you like - Bell, Giro, Rudy Project, etc. They're all "rated," and will protect you equally. Price/style is the usual ratio. Also, put clipless pedals on...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-25-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rober
Also: 1) Think about unwrapping your bars,...

Also:
1) Think about unwrapping your bars, loosening your brake levers (there is a screw clamp inside that can be reached through the opening when the handles are pulled slightly) and lowering your...
Forum: Professional Cycling For the Fans 07-26-09, 06:09 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 7,093
Posted By Rober
Agreed, ...and Kias and Hundais, not Kia's and...

Agreed, ...and Kias and Hundais, not Kia's and Hundai's. Fair's fair.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-11-09, 12:17 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,877
Posted By Rober
I've read, and very occasionally posted here, for...

I've read, and very occasionally posted here, for about 2 years. I have always felt like a noob and, once in a while, this forum takes on the character of a bad high school reunion complete with...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-08-09, 10:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 654
Posted By Rober
I use a big messenger bag I bought at REi. It has...

I use a big messenger bag I bought at REi. It has pockets everywhere, is pretty waterproof, and has an extra wide shoulder strap and stays on well. It is not nearly as "neat" as the set of Lone Peak...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-04-09, 08:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,556
Posted By Rober
One of the underrated treasures of age... ;)

One of the underrated treasures of age... ;)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-04-09, 07:24 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,556
Posted By Rober
[/COLOR] Yes. Never better said. I've...

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Yes. Never better said.

I've long since given up listening to, let alone believing, what others have to say to or about me. i simply don't care. When I run into someone who regards age...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-02-09, 09:41 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,342
Posted By Rober
In the spring: deer, elk, moose, lots of...

In the spring: deer, elk, moose, lots of different kinds of birds, squirrels everywhere.
In the summer: coyotes, deer, snakes, tarantulas, very small rabbits, desert grouse, hawks, once a weasel,...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-20-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 694
Posted By Rober
Try this: ...

Try this:
http://www.sierratradingpost.com/p/187,87128_Etxe-Ondo-Carbono-Cycling-Jersey-Short-Sleeve-For-Men.html?color=23&cm_sp=CC-_-87128-_-23
Forum: Road Cycling 04-16-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 14,816
Posted By Rober
5'10" 56 cm (steel - level TT)

5'10"
56 cm (steel - level TT)
Forum: Road Cycling 04-13-09, 10:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 458
Posted By Rober
Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Road Cycling 04-12-09, 10:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 458
Posted By Rober
Contender, Cyclesmith, Fisher's. Golshan's went...

Contender, Cyclesmith, Fisher's. Golshan's went 100% Trek and Bicycle Center is 100% Specialized. There's a Trek "company store" downtown somewhere (200 East?), trying to seem "local," but I haven't...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-29-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,481
Posted By Rober
2007 LeMond Sarthe (butted steel / Shimano) road ...

2007 LeMond Sarthe (butted steel / Shimano) road
1983 Puch Austro Daimler (lugged steel / Suntour) road

1986 Univega Grand Touring (lugged steel / Suntour) touring
- and for sale, by the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-09, 06:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,200
Posted By Rober
I've ridden that route many, many times and where...

I've ridden that route many, many times and where he was hit was a very wide part of the road with ample shoulders. The driver was completely impaired if he crossed to the other side of the road and...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-17-09, 07:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,180
Posted By Rober
I didn't realize Oregon had a progressive income...

I didn't realize Oregon had a progressive income tax. Is it property taxes that Oregon doesn't have? I know its something that could be a source of fairly distributed revenue collection that isn't...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 03-15-09, 10:39 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 2,659
Posted By Rober
As so many people here have already told you, the...

As so many people here have already told you, the problem seems to be you and not those whom you seem to hold in so much contempt. You are telling crazy stories about the people you see and imagining...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-10-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,180
Posted By Rober
When is Oregon going to wake up to the idea of...

When is Oregon going to wake up to the idea of sales tax and progressive income taxes?
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-09, 07:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By Rober
Yes, mine says "Made in Austria." In the US,...

Yes, mine says "Made in Austria." In the US, anything made in Europe is a rarity today. Most everything we have is "Made in China," including most hi-end road bikes.

My Puch looks like the lower...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-22-09, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By Rober
Hi Javal - I'm not really sure what market...

Hi Javal -

I'm not really sure what market the Puch Pacifica I have was intended to serve, but I think it must have been aimed at the late 70s and early 80s "bike boom" market in the US. In its...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-21-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By Rober
Here's my Pacifica. I kept all the stock...

Here's my Pacifica. I kept all the stock components except the brake levers and cables. It is a great bike! I hope you like yours as much as I do mine. Great find...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-16-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,011
Posted By Rober
Fixed

Fixed
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-12-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,992
Posted By Rober
I posted these comments on that editorial: ...

I posted these comments on that editorial:

Gina -

I live in Salt Lake City and commute on a bike most days, a 20-mile round trip. Considering recent events, you probably would not consider...
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