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Forum: Commuting 06-01-04, 04:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,077
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Those of you who are quick to criticise someone,...

Those of you who are quick to criticise someone, give the lady a break. Everyone has a diffierent way of learning new things. It's pretty dumb to expect everyone else to behave and perceive (new)...
Forum: Commuting 05-18-04, 11:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I agree with the high cost per crossing. ...

I agree with the high cost per crossing. However, it might be a smart way of investing into more bike commuters in the future. The city will benefit from it in many ways. Just a thought.
Forum: Commuting 05-10-04, 02:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 876
Posted By Wasatch_commute
In a sense, you've earned all those days by...

In a sense, you've earned all those days by working hard. So, take them all. Go for doctor's appointments for full check-ups, mri, whatever excuse you can come up with.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-09-04, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,410
Posted By Wasatch_commute
When I was going to college in Hawaii, I used to...

When I was going to college in Hawaii, I used to work as a server at a Polynesian restaurant for some time. We (men) were required to wear Polynesian traditional skirt-looking dress. (called...
Forum: Commuting 05-07-04, 05:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Like said in the couple of posts above, I love my...

Like said in the couple of posts above, I love my George Foreman grill. I'm a big meat eater, so I throw in a steak in the Foreman grill, it comes out nicely done in 6-7 minutes. I usually eat my...
Forum: Commuting 04-28-04, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I carry all of mine in the pannier. I actually...

I carry all of mine in the pannier. I actually feel more "secure" that way because I know for sure that my wallet and keys wouldn't accidentally fall off while riding. I always feel uneasy about...
Forum: Commuting 04-28-04, 02:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,303
Posted By Wasatch_commute
It may not be appropriate to bring this up on the...

It may not be appropriate to bring this up on the forum. One of the surprising "benefits" I've seen since I started commuting and light touring on bike is that my intimacy level (with my wife, of...
Forum: Commuting 04-22-04, 11:32 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,702
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Had to ride about 5 miles with 35-40mph headwind...

Had to ride about 5 miles with 35-40mph headwind on the way home from work tonight. It was a bad experience, but I looked at it as a good workout. Kept telling myself "wind is your friend." (a...
Forum: Commuting 04-22-04, 10:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,404
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I agree wholeheartedly. Before I got my...

I agree wholeheartedly. Before I got my Randonee, I asked the same question on the forum. Now I'm not going back to straight handle bars after having been using the drop bars.
Forum: Commuting 04-20-04, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14,489
Views: 8,649,133
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Here's my Novara Randonee 04 I use to commute...

Here's my Novara Randonee 04 I use to commute about 15 miles each day. I added Topeak rack and matching trunk bag. I like them because it's easy to slide the bag in and out of the rack. Handlebar...
Forum: Touring 04-12-04, 05:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,519
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I've never toured the souther utah on a bike...

I've never toured the souther utah on a bike before. But, I've driven to Bryce, Zions, Mt. Carmel junction area several times. In general, I'd say it would be a very nice ride except the dry...
Forum: Mountain Bike Racing 04-12-04, 05:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 952
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I'm in Utah as well - Provo. I'm new to mountain...

I'm in Utah as well - Provo. I'm new to mountain biking, esp. XC racing. So, 5-mile pass race is little too soon for me. If you guys do it, please keep us posted. Thanks.
Forum: Mountain Biking 04-09-04, 05:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,645
Posted By Wasatch_commute
American bulldogs (the performance line) are...

American bulldogs (the performance line) are great companions. They are extremely athletic and quick learners. However, they can be animal aggressive, so taking other dogs with an american bulldog...
Forum: Commuting 04-09-04, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 405
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I've seen their ad on Bicycle magazine. But, the...

I've seen their ad on Bicycle magazine. But, the website is definitely easier to spread the info. Thank you.
Forum: Commuting 04-09-04, 11:14 AM
Replies: 14,489
Views: 8,649,133
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Great idea! I'm highly interested. I will post...

Great idea! I'm highly interested. I will post the picture of my bike over the weekend.
Forum: Commuting 04-07-04, 04:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,069
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Must have been an attractive girl, the driver...

Must have been an attractive girl, the driver was. :) Reminds me of a Seinfeld episode in which Jerry chased after a wreckless driver and was speechless when he actually confronted the driver who...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-02-04, 07:00 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,796
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Amen. Not to mention all other potential...

Amen. Not to mention all other potential problems that could ensue after getting bitten by a dog with rabbies etc...
Forum: Commuting 04-01-04, 02:04 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,401
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I'm against violence too like some people who...

I'm against violence too like some people who replied to this post. But, it's my personal opinion that someone has to speak out to the offenders, or else we'll all be thrown cigarette butts at. Men...
Forum: Commuting 04-01-04, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Yes, I think that's good strategy, I think. I...

Yes, I think that's good strategy, I think. I also slow down at the same time. However, climbing the steep hill right after the tracks becomes little more challenging because I lose the speed...
Forum: Commuting 03-31-04, 06:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I failed to mention that my bike is Novara...

I failed to mention that my bike is Novara Randonee touring bike. So, I'm relieved now.
Forum: Commuting 03-31-04, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 739
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Crossing railroad tracks

On my commute to work, I have ride accross 2 large railroad tracks. (each crossing has several tracks) Everytime I go over the tracks, I'm concerned about potential damage to my tires/wheels caused...
Forum: Commuting 03-31-04, 04:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 438
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I've been wondering the same thing since I...

I've been wondering the same thing since I started commuting on bike. I've always attributed it to more hassles involved with parking my car and traffic lights. I'm sure the experienced commuters...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-31-04, 01:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 945
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Have you considered taking the issue with the...

Have you considered taking the issue with the cops? They are always helpful.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-30-04, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By Wasatch_commute
Freewheel noise

I have a week old brand new bike. Recently, it started to make this scratchy noise in the freewheel when I glide or freewheel as if it were rusty, old, and dry with no lubrication. It does the same...
Forum: Commuting 03-25-04, 01:35 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,702
Posted By Wasatch_commute
I thought Utah wasn't bike friendly (in terms of...

I thought Utah wasn't bike friendly (in terms of weather). But, now, I'm grateful that I'm enjoying 60 degree sunny weather commute in the morning.
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