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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-21-11, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By OPC
George on the Dragon

Killboy.com captured a nice pic of George riding on the 129:
http://killboy.blogspot.com/2011/10/biker-gang-rolled-through.html

Some "share the road sentiment" from motorcyclists' comments, but...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-03-11, 05:52 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,710
Posted By OPC
I understand your point, but the data is not...

I understand your point, but the data is not misleading. The report is a simple summary, with averages, of historical information. It makes no claims of future projections nor probabilities. That...
Forum: Road Cycling 08-02-11, 09:29 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,710
Posted By OPC
A little out of date (2009 publication), but...

A little out of date (2009 publication), but interesting:
"Almost three-fourths (72%) of the pedalcyclist fatalities were killed during the
daytime between the hours of 4 a.m. and 8 p.m., a...
Forum: Foo 09-17-10, 02:34 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,395
Posted By OPC
ephemeral

ephemeral
Forum: Books, Movies, Music & Entertainment 09-19-08, 02:05 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 85,127
Posted By OPC
Yeah, this really bummed me out. I only read...

Yeah, this really bummed me out. I only read Infinite Jest...it was remarkable.

Just finished:
The Good Fairies of New York and Lonely Werewolf Girl, both by Martin Millar. Very funny stuff.
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-28-08, 10:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By OPC
Take a look at at the Hostel Shoppe...

Take a look at at the Hostel Shoppe (http://www.hostelshoppe.com/cgi-bin/search.pl?category=205000). Mostly intended for 'bents & tandems, but you might find something that works for you.
Forum: Foo 07-14-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,382
Posted By OPC
In the immortal words of Garth - "Uhm, get over...

In the immortal words of Garth - "Uhm, get over it. Go out with somebody else." :lol:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,337
Posted By OPC
In no particular order: Dumb-***** wet...

In no particular order:

Dumb-***** wet pavement - hit a turn too fast & overshot into a chainlink fence
Wasp caught between sunglasses & helmet - freaked out & lost control.
Dumb-***** forgot to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By OPC
Indeed, they make the point of mentioning what...

Indeed, they make the point of mentioning what their design target is for yearly milage. Not saying that they're over-designed, just making an observation. :thumb:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-14-08, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By OPC
Anyone else make note of the specs? 50# pounds...

Anyone else make note of the specs? 50# pounds and $3,400. Those things are tanks. :D
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-10-08, 08:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 852
Posted By OPC
Very nice. Congrats on the new ride.

Very nice. Congrats on the new ride.
Forum: Foo 07-09-08, 12:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 793
Posted By OPC
I haven't tried them all, but Starbucks is the go...

I haven't tried them all, but Starbucks is the go to espresso for me. Triple, please.

Peets - a little too bitter to me.
Illy's - I've made pressed coffee, but never espresso. Very good.
Not...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-08-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,233
Posted By OPC
I've tried Pearl Izumi, DeMarchi (low end of the...

I've tried Pearl Izumi, DeMarchi (low end of the line), Assos, Nalini (made for Bianchi), and Descente. The Descente Aero-X series with the Spectra Chamois is what I settled on. Still occasionally...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-08-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,430
Posted By OPC
Exactly. IMO, every cyclist should ride at least...

Exactly. IMO, every cyclist should ride at least one in their lives, flat or hilly, supported or solo.
Forum: Southwest 06-24-08, 10:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 848
Posted By OPC
Great. Thanks.

Great. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,794
Posted By OPC
Bike Forum Law states "Thou must post pics". ...

Bike Forum Law states "Thou must post pics". :thumb:

Once you have it, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling 06-05-08, 10:41 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,794
Posted By OPC
Adding a very biased Bianchi vote. Though, I do...

Adding a very biased Bianchi vote. Though, I do like the 928SL frames better.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-22-08, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 279
Posted By OPC
Try velowear.com for good quality & reasonable...

Try velowear.com for good quality & reasonable prices.

I've found that 2pair of bibs is all I need as a frequent rider. I alternate riding in each pair, wash immediately after each ride, always...
Forum: Recreational & Family 05-09-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 847
Posted By OPC
I would recommend giving the recumbents some...

I would recommend giving the recumbents some consideration as well.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-09-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,024
Posted By OPC
Tough enough to avoid chafing and saddle sores...

Tough enough to avoid chafing and saddle sores with cycling attire designed to prevent it much less in regular street clothes.

Funny, though, it is such a PITA to gear up for a ride that I won't...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-06-08, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By OPC
I forgot to add that for rides over 4hrs, I find...

I forgot to add that for rides over 4hrs, I find I need to add solid food to my intake or I begin to run too much of a calorie deficit & risk bonking. A bagel or a Cliff bar or some trail mix -...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-06-08, 08:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,346
Posted By OPC
Mini-pump & CO2. I've had occassion to...

Mini-pump & CO2.

I've had occassion to give away my CO2 to a fellow cyclist who needed it. It was good peace of mind to know I still had the pump if I needed it.
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 05-06-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 949
Posted By OPC
It's a question of how many calories you want to...

It's a question of how many calories you want to consume over your ride. I work well on about 150-200calories per hour. For me this means about 1/2 bottle of energy drink per hour and packet of Gu...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-02-08, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,203
Posted By OPC
Did a thread on this a while back: ...

Did a thread on this a while back:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=117682&highlight=
Forum: Road Cycling 05-01-08, 09:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By OPC
During my fittting, the PT had me spin at my...

During my fittting, the PT had me spin at my normal cadence for 10-15min. That can be long enough to start to perspire, especially indoors. Wear your cycling clothes, you'll be much more...
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