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Forum: Recumbent 10-24-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,658
Posted By PJones0012
Touring tadpole

I have many years (since early 70's) riding experience but because I'm getting older (61) and arthritis it makes sense to go to a recumbent that I'll be using for touring. There's some requirements...
Forum: Commuting 08-06-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,934
Posted By PJones0012
If the top speed is below 20MPH and it has pedals...

If the top speed is below 20MPH and it has pedals the Feds (Federal Highway Transportation Administration Administration) consider it a bicycle. Can't tell by the pics but if they are gas powered...
Forum: Commuting 08-06-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 665
Posted By PJones0012
Don't have a car, don't want one and don't need...

Don't have a car, don't want one and don't need one. Haven't had a car since 2001. If I can't get there by bike, foot or public transportation I don't need to go. BTW, visually impaired veteran here...
Forum: Commuting 08-06-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 954
Posted By PJones0012
In fact I'm thinking of doing an all night ride...

In fact I'm thinking of doing an all night ride soon. Leave about midnight, get back around 6AM. Just a tour around the city. Have the road mostly to myself, get some nighttime pics, grab something...
Forum: Commuting 08-06-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,588
Posted By PJones0012
No, but I carry it for the dog I may encounter on...

No, but I carry it for the dog I may encounter on the street, not when they are in a fenced area. And yes, it would work just as well on the owner if they have a problem with me macing their dog and...
Forum: Commuting 08-06-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,825
Posted By PJones0012
My last bike was a Motobecane Elite FS (hybrid)....

My last bike was a Motobecane Elite FS (hybrid). Suspension seat post and front fork. Came with cyclocross type tires. Currently have a Motobecane Cafe Latte which is a road frame bike that came...
Forum: Commuting 08-06-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 614
Posted By PJones0012
Waco has had over 30 days over 100. Here in...

Waco has had over 30 days over 100. Here in Houston yesterday heat index was 110. Currently at UH Downtown it's 97.2 with a heat index of 103 (1:59PM). Every time I turn on my laptop the little...
Forum: Commuting 08-04-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By PJones0012
You are correct. I just notices that the last...

You are correct. I just notices that the last podcast was dated 05/27/09. Good listening then delete. :twitchy: Came across The FredCast as well. It's very extensive and up to date.
Forum: Commuting 08-04-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 212
Posted By PJones0012
Bike to work Podcast

Just came across this while browsing through iTunes. So fat it is a series of 6 podcast, 1 with Gary Fisher and one with Rich Kelly of Interbike. The link will send you to the website...
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By PJones0012
When I'm a 200lb guy on a bike with nothing...

When I'm a 200lb guy on a bike with nothing between me and injury/death going up against a couple of tons of steel, rubber and plastic I will err on the side of caution every time. Remember also that...
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 889
Posted By PJones0012
Critical Mass has just become an excuse for some...

Critical Mass has just become an excuse for some cyclist to act out. It may have served a purpose at one time but with incidents like this they do more harm than good.
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,588
Posted By PJones0012
When I ride past a fenced in dog park, a dog runs...

When I ride past a fenced in dog park, a dog runs up to the fence chasing me barking and the owner says to the dog "Get the bike, get the bike". (I care Mace for just the reason).
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,476
Posted By PJones0012
Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,588
Posted By PJones0012
Yup, that would be me on major streets. Deal with...

Yup, that would be me on major streets. Deal with it.
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,453
Posted By PJones0012
Yup, absolutely. I even go as far as if a car...

Yup, absolutely. I even go as far as if a car pulls up behind me AND has their right turn signal on when I'm trying to so straight, I signal them to go around me to make their turn.
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,166
Posted By PJones0012
Magellan shorts, mesh liner. No undies.

Magellan shorts, mesh liner. No undies.
Forum: Commuting 08-02-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,588
Posted By PJones0012
cyclist- riding on the street going against...

cyclist- riding on the street going against traffic.
motorist- following to close
people in general
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-02-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,957
Posted By PJones0012
Yeah, but will he care? I agree that's probably...

Yeah, but will he care? I agree that's probably what he was thinking so my guess is no, he won't care. The cyclist MADE him do it because he was on HIS rode.
Forum: Commuting 07-31-11, 04:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By PJones0012
I agree 100%. Well put.

I agree 100%. Well put.
Forum: Living Car Free 07-31-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 2,429
Posted By PJones0012
Some, such as myself, have no choice but to bike,...

Some, such as myself, have no choice but to bike, take public transportation or walk. Why? Because I'm legally blind. I haven't driven in several years, don't have, don't need and don't want a car....
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-30-11, 03:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,602
Posted By PJones0012
I use to invest a lot of money in cycling...

I use to invest a lot of money in cycling clothing. Now I wear what is comfortable off bike as well as on. Do a lot of my clothe shopping at Academy and buy shorts and ****s from Magellian and off...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-30-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 299
Posted By PJones0012
Bike Tracks app for iPhone.

I downloaded the Bike Tracks app from the Apple Store yesterday and used it this AM on a very short ride. Seems to work well enough for what it says it will do; speed, distance, elevation, take pics...
Forum: Commuting 07-30-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 894
Posted By PJones0012
Depending on the road I will either stay on the...

Depending on the road I will either stay on the street or take the sidewalk. I make every effort to take residential areas and side streets and stay on the road. If I need to take a major roadway,...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-30-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By PJones0012
Not the rim tape. It now appears the the...

Not the rim tape. It now appears the the punctures are occurring at different places. They have been on the side, next to the tire and next to the rim. The rim tape was removed and plastic electrical...
Forum: Introductions 07-29-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 137
Posted By PJones0012
Montrose/ Upper Kirby area (59S & S....

Montrose/ Upper Kirby area (59S & S. Shepherd).
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