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Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-05-09, 01:37 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,887
Posted By harleyfrog
I have a dual-tube amber DLG and have gotten...

I have a dual-tube amber DLG and have gotten nothing but positive comments on 'em. I second the thought "if you like 'em, get 'em and forget what others say".
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-05-09, 01:22 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,217
Posted By harleyfrog
I use a combination of reflective tape,...

I use a combination of reflective tape, reflective sidewall tires, and a dual-tube Down Low Glow (http://rockthebike.com/down-low-glow). Haven't had a problem with cars not seeing me at night.
Forum: Commuting 02-05-09, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 382
Posted By harleyfrog
Hi-Vis Yellow: The new black

Hi-Vis Yellow: The new black
Forum: Commuting 01-28-09, 02:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 14,700
Posted By harleyfrog
Check out the new Kona Dew Drop...

Check out the new Kona Dew Drop (http://www.konaworld.com/09_dewdrop_u.cfm). It's a hybrid (part of Kona's Dew series) but with drop bars. It ranks fairly high on my "Next Bike to Buy" list. ;)
Forum: Commuting 01-28-09, 02:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,077
Posted By harleyfrog
We do have our fair share of the North American...

We do have our fair share of the North American Whacko down here. Incidentally, the event I mentioned happened in a residential neighborhood. I'm just glad that it was at night and no children were...
Forum: Commuting 01-28-09, 01:56 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,838
Posted By harleyfrog
My first ride in the rain today and headwinds up...

My first ride in the rain today and headwinds up to 15mph. Temperature started off pretty nice, though, about 57° at around 8:00am, but it's suppose to go down today. Should be in the mid-to upper...
Forum: Commuting 01-23-09, 11:06 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,838
Posted By harleyfrog
You keep using that word. I do not think it means...

You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means. - Inigo Montoya :roflmao2: Sorry, just had to say it.
Forum: Commuting 01-23-09, 08:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 859
Posted By harleyfrog
I notice a difference between 100psi (which is...

I notice a difference between 100psi (which is where I like to keep it) and 85-90psi on my 700x38c Specialized Nimbi (plural of Nimbus). The lower tire pressure makes me feel like I'm slogging...
Forum: Commuting 01-23-09, 08:15 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,838
Posted By harleyfrog
First commute to work in two months. Weather was...

First commute to work in two months. Weather was pleasant, clear skies, 52°, 89% humidity and little to no wind. Legs felt strong at the start but started to slack after the second half of the...
Forum: Commuting 01-22-09, 10:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By harleyfrog
I have one of these Greenfield kickstands and...

I have one of these Greenfield kickstands and love it. Very handy when loading/unloading my panniers.
Forum: Commuting 01-22-09, 10:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,077
Posted By harleyfrog
+1 on DLG Not just side protection, but...

+1 on DLG Not just side protection, but all-around. I've noticed drivers going out of their way to give me room when they pass. :D In fact, there was one jackhole who nearly caused an accident...
Forum: Commuting 01-22-09, 10:01 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 703,838
Posted By harleyfrog
Been seriously slacking on my commutes since my...

Been seriously slacking on my commutes since my little aerobatic display back in November. Ah, well, may be tomorrow, most definitely this weekend.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-13-09, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,581
Posted By harleyfrog
:roflmao2: That's good. My initial reaction...

:roflmao2:

That's good. My initial reaction to reading the title was, "You want to have sex on the saddle?" What? A new position? (Oh, the wealth of jokes this one conjures up. :lol:)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-07-09, 03:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,063
Posted By harleyfrog
Best Bicycling Quote, EVER!

‘A Zen teacher saw five of his students returning from the market, riding their bicycles. When they arrived at the monastery and had dismounted, the teacher asked the students, “Why are you riding...
Forum: Commuting 01-07-09, 08:18 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,463
Posted By harleyfrog
I have a Greenfield Rear Stabilizer...

I have a Greenfield Rear Stabilizer (http://www.greenfieldny.com/chart_bicycle.htm#stabilizer) on my bike and I love it. Very useful for when I have to lock/unlock my apartment door, load my...
Forum: Commuting 01-05-09, 04:03 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,920
Posted By harleyfrog
I gotta twofer: Christmas and my birthday (Jan....

I gotta twofer: Christmas and my birthday (Jan. 1). Let's see, my haul includes: a Smartwool headliner and a pair of Smartwool PhD. socks, a new Nashbar jersey and cycling shorts, and a University...
Forum: Commuting 12-19-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 600
Posted By harleyfrog
Not entirely true. Eratosthenes...

Not entirely true. Eratosthenes (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eratosthenes) calculated the circumference of the earth with amazing accuracy considering the technology available at the time.
Forum: Commuting 12-18-08, 12:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,773
Posted By harleyfrog
My wife did a program on Native American Stick...

My wife did a program on Native American Stick Ball (what they referred to as "Little Brother of War", or as we know it, LaCrosse). The Native Americans revered the turkey as a fierce warrior and...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-18-08, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,171
Posted By harleyfrog
Pretty cool. I love anime, but now bicycle...

Pretty cool. I love anime, but now bicycle anime? Sweet. :thumb: I love the fact they used actual names (Trek, Tiagra, etc.); nice touch.
Forum: Commuting 12-18-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 376
Posted By harleyfrog
Geez, I must be the only one here that digs the...

Geez, I must be the only one here that digs the fog. Of course, my route takes me off most of the major roads, but short of being in the mountains, how often do you get to ride with her head...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-18-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By harleyfrog
Dang, beat me to the joke. :lol: "Is that a tuba...

Dang, beat me to the joke. :lol: "Is that a tuba back there or just a large truck?"
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-18-08, 08:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,072
Posted By harleyfrog
I know the average motorist hasn't gotten much...

I know the average motorist hasn't gotten much "brighter", either. :lol:

And one more for the "You're headlights might be too bright if. . . " thread. You're headlights might be too bright if on...
Forum: Commuting 12-18-08, 07:58 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,380
Posted By harleyfrog
I have reflective sidewalls that are getting a...

I have reflective sidewalls that are getting a little dirty but the reflection is still fairly good. I've thought about trying some white wall cleaner...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 12-17-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 343
Posted By harleyfrog
Oh, joy. :rolleyes: I took two years of French...

Oh, joy. :rolleyes: I took two years of French in high school and to this day the only thing I can say in French comes from an old Motown song. :lol:
Forum: Commuting 12-17-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,268
Posted By harleyfrog
So you'd get punished for other people's bad...

So you'd get punished for other people's bad behavior (lack of preparation)? That is twisted. I weep for her children.
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