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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-21-16, 09:32 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 16,898
Posted By chipcom
Rode hard, put up wet...but much better now. ;-) ...

Rode hard, put up wet...but much better now. ;-)

How ya'll doing?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-21-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 16,898
Posted By chipcom
That you don't know the difference between rules...

That you don't know the difference between rules and operational tactics is why I never take you seriously, Joey. The rules of the road say we stop at signals...on a bike we can comply with the...
Forum: Touring 06-21-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 477
Posted By chipcom
While I like Vittoria Randonneurs, I found that...

While I like Vittoria Randonneurs, I found that the "Cross" version of the tire had excessive rolling resistance for touring.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-21-16, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By chipcom
I'll not be claiming to be part of some...

I'll not be claiming to be part of some "vulnerable user" protected class. I survived and have remained relatively undamaged all these years by being just a normal user of the road, following the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-21-16, 06:08 AM
Replies: 758
Views: 16,898
Posted By chipcom
Horsepucky. Everyone needs to be operating from...

Horsepucky. Everyone needs to be operating from the same playbook...rules of the road apply to all vehicles operating on the road. The advantage of a bicycle is that the rider has some unique ways...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-20-16, 09:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,220
Posted By chipcom
ProLink...

ProLink (http://bikes.progoldmfr.com/products/?product=prolink)
Forum: Commuting 06-14-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,178
Posted By chipcom
still alive and kicking...just don't have much...

still alive and kicking...just don't have much time to get in here to play. :(
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-13-14, 02:36 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,385
Posted By chipcom
It reminds me of my Swift, only a little wider...

It reminds me of my Swift, only a little wider where it counts and with a better overall shape - which is why it seems to be more comfortable for me. Of all the Brooks saddles I have had, this one...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-11-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 146,299
Posted By chipcom
Until about 5 years ago the Hancock Horizontal...

Until about 5 years ago the Hancock Horizontal Hundred, which started back in the 70s, did not require helmets. Then of course the nannies took over and started requiring them...and I haven't...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-11-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 146,299
Posted By chipcom
It seems you can't even read very well...since I...

It seems you can't even read very well...since I mentioned your "experience indicates" and nothing about your "thinking". Wait, let me guess, you've hit your widdle head way too many times, proving...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-07-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,642
Posted By chipcom
Don't hug the curb and you'll decrease your odds...

Don't hug the curb and you'll decrease your odds of crashes and replacing helmets.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-07-14, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,232
Views: 146,299
Posted By chipcom
My experience in nearly 50 years of riding in...

My experience in nearly 50 years of riding in traffic has never given me reason to want to wear a helmet. If your experience indicates otherwise, great, but perhaps you should go back to the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-07-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,385
Posted By chipcom
Brooks Cambium.

Brooks Cambium.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 11-07-14, 07:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,410
Posted By chipcom
So something that happens to people everyday,...

So something that happens to people everyday, whether operating a car, truck, motorcycle or bike...or just walking, jogging, etc. gets your spandex bunched why? It's called traffic...don't over...
Forum: Foo 10-31-14, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By chipcom
I was thinking of reporting myself as an Ebola...

I was thinking of reporting myself as an Ebola victim to get a 21 day vacation away from it all...but that'll work too!
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,887
Posted By chipcom
Barely. I am thinking of reporting myself as a...

Barely. I am thinking of reporting myself as a potential Ebola victim just to get a nice 21 day vacation.
Forum: Foo 10-31-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,294
Posted By chipcom
415042

415042
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,453
Posted By chipcom
If the bike is used for competition...just say no...

If the bike is used for competition...just say no to kickstands. Otherwise, do what works for you.
Forum: Road Cycling 10-31-14, 06:17 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,887
Posted By chipcom
If my wife is holding it, it's definitely...

If my wife is holding it, it's definitely up...and a photo would be NSFW
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-07-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,099
Posted By chipcom
Many moons of experience bears out 10% as a good...

Many moons of experience bears out 10% as a good number. YMMV
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-07-13, 08:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,099
Posted By chipcom
Ok now go back and read what I wrote and try...

Ok now go back and read what I wrote and try again...here let me paraphrase: how does the activity you are doing...ie walking cycling, wacking off, etc. make the wacko in the truck more or less...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-07-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 9,466
Posted By chipcom
f with the bull and you might get some horn

f with the bull and you might get some horn
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-07-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 9,466
Posted By chipcom
I think it was more because he was being a doosh....

I think it was more because he was being a doosh. That doesn't mean I condone what the cop did, but I sure as hell can understand why he did. Moral of the story...if you want to be treated with...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-06-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 9,466
Posted By chipcom
There are laws against interfering with a police...

There are laws against interfering with a police officer while in the performance of his duty.

As far as I am concerned, cop or no cop, if you come get in my face while I am doing something, I'm...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-06-13, 11:58 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,099
Posted By chipcom
Perhaps if cyclists would also remember that...

Perhaps if cyclists would also remember that drivers are human (even the nutballs), rather than treating them all as the enemy in a war, we might make some progress.

Splain to me how that guy in...
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