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Forum: Commuting 09-16-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Well - I suppose that rather settles it in my...

Well - I suppose that rather settles it in my mind, still need to go to a store that sells Brooks and check other B17 saddles, but I went for a long ride on the Selle Royal today and it was...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-14-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,180
Posted By lawrencehare
Ha ha - I am the exact reverse, I have a TSR8 and...

Ha ha - I am the exact reverse, I have a TSR8 and a TSR30 and I am looking at a folder, a Brompton I am almost sure, as I need to be able to mix and match bike to work (14 miles) - metro home - and a...
Forum: Folding Bikes 09-14-12, 08:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,548
Posted By lawrencehare
Anyone got any more information about this? Seems...

Anyone got any more information about this? Seems a bit of a stretch. And how would one convert a Moulton to a recumbent, I'd be very interested in this...
Forum: Commuting 09-14-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Well - this was educational. Both my B-whatever...

Well - this was educational. Both my B-whatever saddle, with the springs, and my B17, without springs have the three holes. The sprung saddle is wider than the B17. If I run my hand over the spring...
Forum: Commuting 09-13-12, 07:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 526
Posted By lawrencehare
Good grief - I had no idea! I commute from...

Good grief - I had no idea! I commute from Bethesda to Alexandria and in Alexandria I ride the sidewalks from the trail to my office, a matter of 8 or so blocks. Hardly anyone using them and I see...
Forum: Commuting 09-13-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Yes it does - and I wonder, you may well be...

Yes it does - and I wonder, you may well be right. It is exactly at that location where the rawness is generated. I shall check tonight to see if I run a hand over them I can feel any raised edges or...
Forum: Commuting 09-12-12, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 912
Posted By lawrencehare
Ah - but I do, I care a lot! We all should care...

Ah - but I do, I care a lot! We all should care how much we pay and where it goes.





Yes - you are right - but it goes further than that in my mind.


First, the degree to which my...
Forum: Commuting 09-12-12, 09:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Not really, the swift or pro was used on a...

Not really, the swift or pro was used on a Campagnolo Mondia as was the original Brooks sprung version I retired, that saddle was also used on an old Raleigh I rebuilt and was inordinately fond of...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 10:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Yes - but at what point does one realize this?

Yes - but at what point does one realize this?
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Not at all and, no, I don't. Well, I wear shorts...

Not at all and, no, I don't. Well, I wear shorts of a regular kind that I have been wearing for years when I bike, but not bike-specific shorts. I simply do not like those padded shorts! But having...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 10:05 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,985
Posted By lawrencehare
A couple of years back here in DC there as a...

A couple of years back here in DC there as a confrontation with a pedestrian and a car - when the pedestrian walked in front of the car the driver gunned the engine and ran him down.

No one died...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 09:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 670
Posted By lawrencehare
When I was a student in London I drove a 1934...

When I was a student in London I drove a 1934 Austin 7, it had a "banjo" differential. It was considered oh-so-funny to jack up the rear end and simply rotate the differential around - while the...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 758
Posted By lawrencehare
Which is how it all starts! In these days what...

Which is how it all starts! In these days what with GPS and smart phones, credit card use and all the rest, anyone can figure out where I am pretty much any time they want given the desire to do so....
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 09:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
No argument here - I have had four Brooks and...

No argument here - I have had four Brooks and never a problem though, until this one. Could it be just harder than the others? Not that I can see. I went from my older bike to the new one, both with...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 912
Posted By lawrencehare
Well - don't know about you - but I pay an...

Well - don't know about you - but I pay an absolute fortune in taxes and my use of the bike creates almost no wear and tear on the roads, not to mention emissions and the benefit to the environment....
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 08:56 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 923
Posted By lawrencehare
Tired of saddle breaking in...

Ow! I am giving up on this saddle, I wonder if anyone has a suggestion other than more of the same - pain -and I think I have endured enough!

I have had four Brooks saddles. The first one I...
Forum: Commuting 09-11-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 871
Posted By lawrencehare
I got sick on the way home, 14 mile commute, 28...

I got sick on the way home, 14 mile commute, 28 mile round-trip. At mile 4 on the way home I was belting along and wham - all energy gone. Totally without breath. I stopped, breathing hard, no pain,...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 05-14-12, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3,200
Views: 1,920,178
Posted By lawrencehare
I just wanted to throw this out, even though I...

I just wanted to throw this out, even though I expect many here have heard it and, one way or another, have scorned it or tried it or whatever it! I'm 64 and ride - or did up until four weeks back -...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-12, 02:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,011
Posted By lawrencehare
Who uses a right-side front brake

Despite the fact I have not ridden a motorbike for decades, I still feel that my right hand should operate the front brake! It's stronger, I have better control and all that! I recently read of some...
Forum: Commuting 03-23-12, 09:18 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 16,434
Posted By lawrencehare
Leaving Alexandria VA on the way to Bethesda MD,...

Leaving Alexandria VA on the way to Bethesda MD, 5:30 pm, 3/22/2012:
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7090/6862446352_76c099fcb3_b.jpg

And on the same commute, passing through Georgetown by the...
Forum: Commuting 03-23-12, 08:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,665
Posted By lawrencehare
This guy comes past my house early in the morning...

This guy comes past my house early in the morning typically as I am out picking up the newspaper, we live on a hill and he comes by very fast. Last fall his helmet came off and bounced all over the...
Forum: Commuting 03-21-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,763
Posted By lawrencehare
This baby: ...

This baby:

http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6228/7003972857_8db966aa8e_b.jpg
Forum: Commuting 03-21-12, 02:50 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,055
Posted By lawrencehare
+1 And the saddlebag...

+1

And the saddlebag...
Forum: Commuting 03-21-12, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 448
Posted By lawrencehare
The article states there are out-runner...

The article states there are out-runner brushless electric motors, he uses a Seeduino ADK micro controller and a Wii Motion Plus and a Wii Nunchuck - these devices are readily available and very...
Forum: Commuting 03-19-12, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By lawrencehare
Dressed for the occasion too...

Dressed for the occasion too...
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