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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-02-13, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By joejeweler
For $250 do they include extra lube? You're...

For $250 do they include extra lube? You're going to need it! :eek:


BTW,.....i have a few older but mintish Dura Ace RD-7402 rear derailleurs. I mounted one on my Serotta "commuter". :D
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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-01-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 14,499
Posted By joejeweler
Well,...A helmet with greater coverage would...

Well,...A helmet with greater coverage would logically offer MORE protection regardless of all having passed the minimum required drop testing. That only makes sense, really.

I have a few bicycle...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 07-01-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Maybe i was wrong about folks like you. I take it...

Maybe i was wrong about folks like you. I take it reading comprehension was not a strong point for you???

(Hint: Why don't you go back and highlight where you're inferring i'm calling cyclists...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 11:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Listen, i never said road cyclists were dumb in...

Listen, i never said road cyclists were dumb in any way, so please do not put words in my mouth.

I DID find and state the fact that not one of them will admit to the very real dependence that...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Every comment i made was at least a thought out...

Every comment i made was at least a thought out and reasonable response contributing something to the thread.

Much like in that post #39...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Well, i have an idea where you where you can...

Well, i have an idea where you where you can "store" that list. :eek:

I remember reading:

"Never argue with an idiot, they only bring you down to their level,.....

.......and then beat...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Well,.....at least "someone" :D sees my point....

Well,.....at least "someone" :D sees my point. What you may have missed before John, in some other posts is that i am referring to the situation in my area.

Lots of heavy traffic (many trucks,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Another brilliant analogy. Riding a...

Another brilliant analogy.

Riding a bicycle to commute or for any other reason on the road with it's often overlooked risks,.....doesn't come close to accepting the risks with doing a NECESSARY ...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
That's a "typo",....since i never claimed to be a...

That's a "typo",....since i never claimed to be a typist. :D
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Bla bla bla,........ Now go ride in traffic where...

Bla bla bla,........ Now go ride in traffic where it's all safe and cozy.

Nothing wrong with how i think (blessed/cursed with a 165 IQ), which is probably why most of you don't "see" it.

Please...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Saying it's "unfounded fear" is a way of denying...

Saying it's "unfounded fear" is a way of denying the very existance of ALL the impaired drives that DO exist behind you. Disingenuous to say the least.

It still amazes me how most roadies won't...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Don't confuse "fear" with just being smart....

Don't confuse "fear" with just being smart. (based on the conditions at my location) I've stated many times if the roads i traveled were 25-30 mph roads, or had dedicated cyclist's lanes,...i would...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Nope,.....but i know what's worth the risk and...

Nope,.....but i know what's worth the risk and what's not. You wouldn't put a child in the ring with an in his prime Mike Tyson,.....not a fair contest.

Heck,....from all the supposed statistics...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
I call BS,...for we all know they end up in...

I call BS,...for we all know they end up in jail,....DEAD,......or in a bad marriage!

The sidewalk, perhaps,.......is where they go to relieve themselves. :D

Alas,....drunk drivers are just...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-30-13, 01:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Which begs the obvious answer,....cycling is...

Which begs the obvious answer,....cycling is great fun, healthy exercise, and cheap transportation.......

......whereas dodging 45 mph heavy traffic in narrow lanes is NOT!

I'll leave the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-28-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Rebel & I-Like-To-Bike,...why don't you go out...

Rebel & I-Like-To-Bike,...why don't you go out and dodge traffic,....it's not all that dangerous for guys with your smarts! :D

Seriously,....are you for real? Several of the Wallenda's and...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-28-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
I'm not sure "if" any statistics are kept of this...

I'm not sure "if" any statistics are kept of this or not, nor do i care. I know a dangerous situation when i see it. Riders splitting lanes and shooting through intersections at speed are a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-27-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
You make it all sound so sweet,....and messengers...

You make it all sound so sweet,....and messengers are just doing the job they were hired for.

Even if the problem is the expectations of the "client" who calls at the last few minutes and expects...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-27-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,671
Posted By joejeweler
When i was younger (25 years ago) i carried a...

When i was younger (25 years ago) i carried a jacket pocketful of dried peas for just this kind of thing. I only used them ones, and covered the hood and up around the wipers with a few handfulls...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-25-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
There's i BIG difference between being...

There's i BIG difference between being self-centered with the goal of fast deliveries and putting no one else at risk,......and what we see on the video.

If the riders have to ride like maniacs...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-25-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Nope,...but ANY fair minded examination of the...

Nope,...but ANY fair minded examination of the high speed lane splitting (often with inches to spare and more than a fair share running brakeless probably) and other reckless riding cannot describe...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-25-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
After looking at the video of the OP, You sir, ...

After looking at the video of the OP, You sir, ARE FULL OF SH*T!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-25-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Mark Twain once said: " It is better to...

Mark Twain once said:

" It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."


Fitting i think :D

"conservative and careful" my...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-25-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
You and member Wolfchild should start your own...

You and member Wolfchild should start your own style of riding, since you both seem proponants of wreckless and irresponsible bicycling habits.

Lets call it riding "VCS" , for "Vehicular Cycling...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-24-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,242
Posted By joejeweler
Rather lame reasoning to break the law,....it's...

Rather lame reasoning to break the law,....it's their "job".

They drive a bicycle wrecklessly and put others as well as themselves at risk,....but heh,....when you absolutely, positively need...
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