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Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-25-15, 02:13 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By Fantasminha
Found it! THIS is the "intermediate shaft shell."...

Found it! THIS is the "intermediate shaft shell." I would have called it the "bit that gives you independent coasting" LOL
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Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-25-15, 01:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Fantasminha
I emailed DaVinci and they replied ... on...

I emailed DaVinci and they replied ... on MEMORIAL day! I can't believe it. They said "It is on top of the intermediate shaft shell." I still don't know where it is. I'll go stand on my head in the...
Forum: Tandem Cycling 05-24-15, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,092
Posted By Fantasminha
DaVinci Grand Junction

We are so proud of our brand new DaVinci Grand Junction. I'm the stoker and B]loving[/B] the independent coasting! One small issue though: we can't register it with the local police department...
Forum: Utility Cycling 02-24-15, 10:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 8,238
Posted By Fantasminha
Has anyone seen the Yuba Boda Boda? It's the...

Has anyone seen the Yuba Boda Boda? It's the sexiest thing I've seen on two wheels but I really want my "big" cargo bike to be steel. I've been "on again off again" thinking about one for almost a...
Forum: Commuting 02-16-13, 01:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Fantasminha
We used ours when we lived in Ireland to get the...

We used ours when we lived in Ireland to get the groceries and LOVE it. You barely notice it's back there! We will be testing it out for touring n April.
Forum: Touring 02-16-13, 12:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,286
Posted By Fantasminha
I have a rain cape that I used to commute in...

I have a rain cape that I used to commute in Ireland but have not used it for touring. As at least one other person has pointed out, if there's wind they are a real problem since they turn into a...
Forum: Touring 02-07-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By Fantasminha
Thanks for all the great advice about the...

Thanks for all the great advice about the potential weather issues in mid-April guys. I can't change my vacation ... in my job I can't take holidays in May or June, and July-August mean kids out of...
Forum: Touring 01-27-13, 11:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By Fantasminha
Your plan leaves out the best parts of Ireland...

Your plan leaves out the best parts of Ireland (can't speak for UK)! Co. Wicklow is beautiful and if you skip Co. Kerry MacGillicuddy reaks, Gap of Dunloe, Moll's Gap, Black Valley, Gouganne Barra,...
Forum: Touring 01-18-13, 04:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,191
Posted By Fantasminha
First trip will be in April from Half Moon Bay...

First trip will be in April from Half Moon Bay (SFO) to Ventura then Ojai. Hopefully I'll get another week or two in August and we will do the northern part of that same route from the CA/OR border...
Forum: Touring 01-18-13, 04:39 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,392
Posted By Fantasminha
I have na airzound on my touring bike. It Works...

I have na airzound on my touring bike. It Works on freightliners, random wild animals, and dogs. Never had one bother me yet. I just let them get pretty close (trying to "shoo" them verbiall) then...
Forum: Touring 01-18-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 470
Posted By Fantasminha
My husband and I are planning to cycle from Half...

My husband and I are planning to cycle from Half Moon Bay to Ventura then over to Ojai in April. Since I'm not familiar with the route but want to cycle the PCH through Big Sur, we will follow the...
Forum: Commuting 12-23-12, 04:49 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fantasminha
I'm not sure if you're addressing me or the OP,...

I'm not sure if you're addressing me or the OP, but in my case we were being pulled over by the police. I would guess that ignoring them would be against the law, even in Ireland.
Forum: Commuting 12-05-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fantasminha
:roflmao2: :crash:

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:crash:
Forum: Commuting 12-05-12, 09:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fantasminha
Exactly right. My helmet cam has a wierd kind of...

Exactly right. My helmet cam has a wierd kind of fisheye distortion. The taxi was actually close enough that I could have touched it and the Garda car was even closer than that.
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 01:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,115
Posted By Fantasminha
My husband and I were almost hit by a taxi...

My husband and I were almost hit by a taxi (first) then a Garda car right after. I think the Guard wanted to ticket me until he saw the helmet cam - there was no other reason for the absurd...
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 01:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,668
Posted By Fantasminha
+1 ... well, "calling the hubby" :)

+1 ... well, "calling the hubby" :)
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,070
Posted By Fantasminha
A cuppa and some leg warmers under my work...

A cuppa and some leg warmers under my work clothes do me. :)
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 12:53 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 37,152
Posted By Fantasminha
I use good quality plastic bottles. They don't...

I use good quality plastic bottles. They don't taste like plastic but I use mouthwash (the really cheap, harsh, alcohol-y ones) to clean them. Never have any probs.
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 12:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,494
Posted By Fantasminha
X2. I have both helmet mirror and handlebar...

X2. I have both helmet mirror and handlebar mirror. I never use my handlebar mirror anymore. You can also get them that clip onto your glasses.
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 12:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 606
Posted By Fantasminha
Congrats! That's a good distance for your first...

Congrats! That's a good distance for your first commuting ride. It's my favorite part of the day. :)
Forum: Commuting 12-02-12, 12:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,395
Posted By Fantasminha
I have this on the front of my helmet though I...

I have this on the front of my helmet though I didn't pay nearly that much for it (I got an open box unit at a garage sale) http://www.rei.com/product/845392/cygolite-turbo-800-front-bike-light. I...
Forum: Touring 11-26-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,600,670
Posted By Fantasminha
Yes! We ride weekly from our house in South Reno...

Yes! We ride weekly from our house in South Reno to Verdi to buy a lotto ticket. I wanted to try the Mendon route this weekend but in the end I had too much to do and we couldn't get as much cycling...
Forum: Touring 11-24-12, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,600,670
Posted By Fantasminha
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Forum: Touring 11-24-12, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,792
Views: 1,600,670
Posted By Fantasminha
Hi Brazuca - My husband has one of these on one...

Hi Brazuca - My husband has one of these on one of his bikes. Topeak has a great frame pump; made of aluminium so it's light and won't rust. Just be aware that it comes in three sizes so you should...
Forum: Touring 11-24-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,620
Posted By Fantasminha
We have a Northface Tadpole, and absolutely love...

We have a Northface Tadpole, and absolutely love it. We used it for two tours in IRELAND, some of it in sideways rain, and it was fabulous. Even in 40-50mph winds it was stable and from inside the...
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