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Forum: Touring 04-21-05, 06:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Two of mine burn white gas, one needs no priming,...

Two of mine burn white gas, one needs no priming, the other primes, might be the design, you open the valve enough to put a little gas in a cup under the burner, light it and wait for the hiss,...
Forum: Commuting 04-21-05, 05:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 822
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Kinda agree with Genec on this one. You tend to...

Kinda agree with Genec on this one. You tend to redistribute the weight some, don't let the scale guide you as much as the tightness of your belt! I went through the same thing where my weight loss...
Forum: Touring 04-21-05, 05:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,083
Posted By Ohio Trekker
I just carry a pair of disposable rubber gloves,...

I just carry a pair of disposable rubber gloves, pull them off with the grease inside and you can put them on over and over without getting dirty.

How sooty does your stove get and what are you...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-19-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Typically around here the MUP's have stop signs...

Typically around here the MUP's have stop signs that specify, "Stop Walk Bike". When riding with the kids, if there are cars in either direction, we do stop and walk, if there are no cars, we slow...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-13-05, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 561
Posted By Ohio Trekker
That settles it, we are all riding car magnets...

That settles it, we are all riding car magnets around, and all this time I thought it was a reflection on drivers.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 04-13-05, 01:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 427
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Our bikes have Trek Interchange racks on them,...

Our bikes have Trek Interchange racks on them, with an Interchange bag that has fold out panniers. Not big, but I can stuff some winter gear in the panniers and still have the expandable trunk bag...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-08-05, 11:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,652
Posted By Ohio Trekker
If the contractor was registered with the City to...

If the contractor was registered with the City to do the work, you would actually have better luck than dealing with the city istelf. I can also tell you the last time we had a tire complaint, I was...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-07-05, 11:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Ohio Trekker
From what I have read, the micro-brutes were...

From what I have read, the micro-brutes were provided with the better lights, and the digials were the better of the halogens. I have since gone with their top of the line HID, kinda spendy for my...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-07-05, 10:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Way to go!!

Way to go!!
Forum: Road Cycling 04-07-05, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 454
Posted By Ohio Trekker
"Passing" works better for me, and when I'm with...

"Passing" works better for me, and when I'm with the kids, one has a bell that works on pedestrians just like Pavlov's dog. People just associate bells with bikes and instinctively step aside. I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-07-05, 09:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By Ohio Trekker
My digital uses that same charger, but my...

My digital uses that same charger, but my connector is different. That's the biggest problem I have with their products is the range of connectorrs they use. If you don't want to drop the bucks on a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 09:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Ohio Trekker
OK I'll check the E-.... I actually like the...

OK I'll check the E-....

I actually like the freeze thaw time of year, drivers are understanding when I am on the road, and my favorite trails are deserted. Plus all the snow birds are down there...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 09:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,192
Posted By Ohio Trekker
If I am on the MUP with the kids, I ride to the...

If I am on the MUP with the kids, I ride to the rear and make sure they call out "Passing", on your left tends to confuse the pedestrians who often think we mean for them to move left. DOY.........
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 08:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Endless Freeze Thaw, Saturday 10" of snow,...

Endless Freeze Thaw, Saturday 10" of snow, Mon-Tues-Wed 60-80, managed to get 60 miles the past 3 days so that's a good thing!

Far cry from your neck of the woods, although last time I was down...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By Ohio Trekker
larue, Not a "SPRINTER", and haven't figured...

larue,

Not a "SPRINTER", and haven't figured out my schedule for next month but am going to try and schedule my monthly Naples visit to coincide with your ride. Could you give me a "clue" where...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Went to take a ride on one of my favorite...

Went to take a ride on one of my favorite parkways to find the road closed. Turned out it was salamander and peeper migration time and they had to be provided safe passage!! I just love the first...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-07-05, 05:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,069
Posted By Ohio Trekker
At very least he could have rented you the tool,...

At very least he could have rented you the tool, which in his pursuit of business would negate insurance liability for "loaning" as opposed to renting, and would have given him a little profit, and...
Forum: Touring 04-07-05, 05:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 853
Posted By Ohio Trekker
John, I wouldn't rule out the MTB just...

John,

I wouldn't rule out the MTB just because of gearing, I have a 520 full blown touring bike that has seen thousands of miles. It is very serviceable, and I can still throw panniers and ride it...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-07-05, 09:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,572
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Helmet Girl has something to sell!!

Helmet Girl has something to sell!!
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 09:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Ohio Trekker
You know what, riding with the thought that the...

You know what, riding with the thought that the frame could suddenly fail is going to haunt you and lessen your enjoyment anyway. I tend to agree with pseduobrit.

Being a long timer, I don't know...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-07-05, 08:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 436
Posted By Ohio Trekker
What did the bike shop that did the test on it...

What did the bike shop that did the test on it recommend????
Forum: Commuting 04-07-05, 08:11 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,246
Posted By Ohio Trekker
pj7 Let me tell you a little story, I was...

pj7

Let me tell you a little story, I was out of biking for a while and gained a LOT of weight. I bought my 7700 in 2003 at 300 pounds. After a year of riding and 2500ish miles, 50 pounds later. I...
Forum: Commuting 04-06-05, 01:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 594
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Treespeed, I'm with you on this one, VC and...

Treespeed,

I'm with you on this one, VC and any other styles aside, I do the same thing I pull up to the right of the car proceeding through allowing people to make the right turn. Usually I don't...
Forum: Commuting 04-06-05, 12:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Ohio Trekker
HEH I married a hot-head, I learned along time...

HEH I married a hot-head, I learned along time ago to wait till she cools down to attempt a civil conversation.

I'm kinda thinking about what halfbiked said about corporate communique not...
Forum: Commuting 04-06-05, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 271
Posted By Ohio Trekker
Personally I don't work in "corporate" America,...

Personally I don't work in "corporate" America, but I know the politics only too well. I wouldn't try to fight it but I would suggesta pro-active approach to the situation. Obviously your employer...
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