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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-24-11, 08:15 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,244
Posted By dobber
Twice in 20 years and you're letting it bother...

Twice in 20 years and you're letting it bother you?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-11, 12:08 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,505
Posted By dobber
No, it's because it was awful difficult to put...

No, it's because it was awful difficult to put ones right hand out the window.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-11, 12:04 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 2,505
Posted By dobber
Which part of his post did you fail to read? I'm...

Which part of his post did you fail to read? I'm betting it was the part where he indicated the person had been patiently waiting behind them.

People just aren't use to seeing hand signals...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-06-11, 05:34 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 5,865
Posted By dobber
I'm generally less concerned with imaginary...

I'm generally less concerned with imaginary confrontations and more concerned with enjoying my day, my ride, my life.

You should try it.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 02-06-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,095
Posted By dobber
To be fair, they're an auction service. Someone...

To be fair, they're an auction service. Someone less inter-tube savvy brings the item to the auctioneer, may or may not write the description and turns it over. They, the auction service, get...
Forum: Commuting 02-06-11, 07:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,714
Posted By dobber
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4018/4450317097_415...

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4018/4450317097_4150ae32ab_z.jpg

I like the extra hand positions. With the protuberance at my mid-section I ain't crouching into any aero position
Forum: Commuting 02-06-11, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 505
Posted By dobber
Improperly secured skewer, poor quality skewer or...

Improperly secured skewer, poor quality skewer or the mating surfaces are compromised.
Forum: Commuting 02-04-11, 02:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,799
Posted By dobber
Rolled in one morning during 1st break. Was...

Rolled in one morning during 1st break. Was about -15F outside, I'd made the 10 mile ride in on the fixed 1x1, sporting my famous Ninja Guinea Pig in a Wetsuit look. As I parked the bike, the...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-30-11, 03:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,916
Posted By dobber
Vintage 70s era gas pipe frame. The stem mounted...

Vintage 70s era gas pipe frame. The stem mounted shifters are a dead give away, harpoons for the family jewels.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-30-11, 12:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 538
Posted By dobber
Actually it would. Unless you've got the...

Actually it would. Unless you've got the required picks and have the experience / dexterity you can wind up trashing the seal.

Free spinning is more an indication of adjustment, not lubrication.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-30-11, 08:40 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,741
Posted By dobber
What would the result have been without the...

What would the result have been without the helmet?

Facts only please, no conjecture.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-30-11, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By dobber
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_negligence

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Criminal_negligence
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-29-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 696
Posted By dobber
What would you charge him with?

What would you charge him with?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-28-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,357
Posted By dobber
What part of using a music player or phone...

What part of using a music player or phone precludes the ability to stop, look and listen? Why not just legislate that activity itself?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-20-11, 07:12 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,075
Posted By dobber
Sorry, but are you whining about the fact that...

Sorry, but are you whining about the fact that you're being inconvenienced? Does anyone else get to store their bikes in their rooms? The world is full of situations which people see as inequities....
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-19-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 456
Posted By dobber
http://www.amazon.com/Cromoly-Quill-Extender-8-25i...

http://www.amazon.com/Cromoly-Quill-Extender-8-25in-22-2mm/dp/B000XNZUIQ

I've used this on a conversion. They're fairly robust. Perhaps the UK iteration of Amazon carries them
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-19-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By dobber
She wanted to wear it. And I've learned it's...

She wanted to wear it.

And I've learned it's easier to just give in.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 01-19-11, 12:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 640
Posted By dobber
Safety Helmet Fail

http://farm6.static.flickr.com/5123/5370060233_bb9647a6b1_z.jpg
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 01-12-11, 10:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 322
Posted By dobber
Go with XT unless your a weight weenie.

Go with XT unless your a weight weenie.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-28-10, 07:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,517
Posted By dobber
You're probably a bit pigeon toed, at least when...

You're probably a bit pigeon toed, at least when you pedal. The additional bulk of the boot accentuates the problem. Have (or had) the same issue with my Lake and Answer boots in combination with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-23-10, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,623
Posted By dobber
Ease of manufacturing. Much easier to...

Ease of manufacturing. Much easier to stamp/mill/drill/tap a piece of aluminum. No painting or surface protection.
Forum: Commuting 11-20-10, 10:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 849
Posted By dobber
I think I saw a pregnant virgin wearing one.

I think I saw a pregnant virgin wearing one.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-13-10, 09:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 413
Posted By dobber
The Kama Sutra

The Kama Sutra
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 11-07-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,345
Posted By dobber
Why even bother? The replacement of a loose ball...

Why even bother? The replacement of a loose ball with a cartridge bottom bracket is way too easy.
Forum: Commuting 11-02-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,727
Posted By dobber
Justice served. Lesson learned.

Justice served. Lesson learned.
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