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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-20-09, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,650
Posted By leadchucker
I've heard the theory that it's instinctual for...

I've heard the theory that it's instinctual for animals to change direction frequently when trying to evade predators. That running directly away from predators is not as effective as jinking. ...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 12-29-08, 06:22 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,959
Posted By leadchucker
Try this... ...

Try this...

http://coachlevi.com/training/nike-sparq-parachute-trainer/
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-10-08, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 385
Posted By leadchucker
I think it's already an elevated rail line......

I think it's already an elevated rail line... being converted to an elevated trail.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-04-08, 11:39 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By leadchucker
Air!? Sorry - I couldn't resist. ;)

Air!?

Sorry - I couldn't resist. ;)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-03-08, 02:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 532
Posted By leadchucker
Out of curiosity, what are you seeing that leads...

Out of curiosity, what are you seeing that leads you to that belief?



While I agree with what you are saying, I also think that most of the general population want's a "solution" that doesn't...
Forum: Northern California 11-03-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By leadchucker
If it were me, I'd do something like this... ...

If it were me, I'd do something like this...

Map:
http://www.mapmyride.com/route/us/ca/placerville/965234169679

Be aware that Sly Park Rd is narrow and winding, and Pleasant Valley Rd, while...
Forum: Commuting 10-31-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,667
Posted By leadchucker
I haven't either, but I bet they feel like a...

I haven't either, but I bet they feel like a parachute on the flat going into a head wind!
Forum: Northern California 10-31-08, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 322
Posted By leadchucker
Going up the Mormon Immigrant Trail road, away...

Going up the Mormon Immigrant Trail road, away from the reservoir, there is a paved road that goes off to the right. I don't remember what the road sign says (google maps says it's Ferrari Mill Rd,...
Forum: Northern California 10-30-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,991
Posted By leadchucker
You can remember when Alcatraz was still a prison.

You can remember when Alcatraz was still a prison.
Forum: Commuting 10-01-08, 11:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 552
Posted By leadchucker
Assuming you mean 'compared to the 7.6FX" - hear...

Assuming you mean 'compared to the 7.6FX" - hear ya go...

comparison of trek 7.6FX to 7.7FX (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/compare/#/76fx,77fx,empty)
Forum: Commuting 09-25-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,780
Posted By leadchucker
Anyone try this one? ...

Anyone try this one?

http://www.webbikeworld.com/r3/safety-vest/safe-lites-beaconwear.htm
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-25-08, 10:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,556
Posted By leadchucker
Did we win? :innocent:

Did we win? :innocent:
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-23-08, 03:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 931
Posted By leadchucker
Just out of curiosity, but what country do you...

Just out of curiosity, but what country do you know of where someone who is willing to disregard the law (which this guy obviously is), can't get his hands on a gun?
Forum: Commuting 09-23-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,796
Posted By leadchucker
Yer gonna need some Tums with that! ;)

Yer gonna need some Tums with that! ;)
Forum: Commuting 09-23-08, 01:05 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 7,796
Posted By leadchucker
And don't forget the 'consumables' like, air...

And don't forget the 'consumables' like, air filters, oil filters, tires, windshield wipers, batteries, etc, etc... those all have to be manufactured, shipped, etc. The number of 'consumables' for...
Forum: Commuting 09-16-08, 11:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 882
Posted By leadchucker
at about 1250... all commuting.

at about 1250... all commuting.
Forum: Commuting 09-15-08, 02:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,277
Posted By leadchucker
Unfortunatly, this describes the situation in my...

Unfortunatly, this describes the situation in my area all to well...

"When a roadway is repaved over the loop sawcuts, a cyclist cannot determine the location of the sensor's wires, and as a...
Forum: Commuting 09-15-08, 02:30 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By leadchucker
I was somewat off-the-mark on that... When a...

I was somewat off-the-mark on that...

When a person is suspected of having rabies, testing may be conducted to diagnose the condition. There is no single test used to diagnose rabies in humans;...
Forum: Commuting 09-15-08, 02:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By leadchucker
For what it's worth: Rabies transmission may...

For what it's worth:

Rabies transmission may occur as a result of animal bites, non-bite exposure, or human-to-human exposure. In most cases of rabies, transmission of the virus is caused by the...
Forum: Commuting 09-15-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By leadchucker
LOL... well, yeah - gotta take care of the bat! ...

LOL... well, yeah - gotta take care of the bat!

Seriously - I don't think the potential transmittee can be tested, as it doesn't show up until too late. When there is potential infection, and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-15-08, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 486
Posted By leadchucker
An interesting alternative to a vest... ...

An interesting alternative to a vest...

http://www.duluthtrading.com/store/clothes-footwear/mens/vests/61088.aspx?feature=Product_14

and a vest that actually has blinking lights...
...
Forum: Commuting 09-15-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,792
Posted By leadchucker
Sorry about taking this in a negative...

Sorry about taking this in a negative direction... but assuming you got some bat blood in your face, does anyone know if rabies could be transmitted this way? Should the bat be taken in to be tested?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-09-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 611
Posted By leadchucker
I generally agree with that, but there are plenty...

I generally agree with that, but there are plenty of 'not-nice' drivers out there to get POd at... I'm not gonna get too upset with someone trying to be nice unless it's actually putting me at risk....
Forum: Commuting 09-04-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 12,706
Posted By leadchucker
That's a great one... You should make that your...

That's a great one... You should make that your sig line! :lol:
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-04-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,584
Posted By leadchucker
... who don't have a clue how wide they are!

... who don't have a clue how wide they are!
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