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Forum: Living Car Free 11-25-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 657
Posted By zephyr
I have not lived in Hoboken, but lived in nearby...

I have not lived in Hoboken, but lived in nearby Montclair and in Union City for 3 years in the early 1990s. Here in Southern California, people look at me in disbelief when I tell them how much I...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-05-15, 05:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,987
Posted By zephyr
It's too bad more cities did not keep their...

It's too bad more cities did not keep their electric trolley bus lines. There's only a few left in the US, such as San Francisco, Seattle, Dayton, Philadelphia. Electric trolley buses can outlast...
Forum: Commuting 03-28-15, 07:54 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,679
Posted By zephyr
The past 15 years, I have been living in Orange...

The past 15 years, I have been living in Orange County, CA about 50 miles south of downtown Los Angeles. I have bike commuted almost every work day year round during this time. My most direct round...
Forum: Commuting 11-28-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,175
Posted By zephyr
I have gradually migrated my 3 road bike tires to...

I have gradually migrated my 3 road bike tires to Panaracer T-Serv (previously used Panaracer Pasela Tourguard). These are not available in most LBS, so I usually buy online. T-Serv have more...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-07-14, 10:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 949
Posted By zephyr
How is Memphis in general for cycling around the...

How is Memphis in general for cycling around the city? I visited Memphis in the late 90s when I was living in Alabama, but I did not ride in Memphis on those visits. I remember the terrain as...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 03-16-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,826
Posted By zephyr
I can sympathize with the OP because I also...

I can sympathize with the OP because I also experienced a Brooks saddle quality problem on a different model - B67. The B67 was discontinued last year after less than 4 years in production. The B67...
Forum: Commuting 12-29-13, 10:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 747
Posted By zephyr
$45 for Bulls Eye jockey wheels? That's a lot...

$45 for Bulls Eye jockey wheels? That's a lot more than the $10 jockey wheels that I buy from velo orange, which have sealed bearings and probably last as long as anything else on the market. I...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-14-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,363
Posted By zephyr
I have a full-sized pine wood (not particle...

I have a full-sized pine wood (not particle board) platform bed frame that was shipped to me by UPS. The pieces of the wood frame bolt together in about 10 minutes. I bought a zippered futon cover,...
Forum: Commuting 11-16-13, 10:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,373
Posted By zephyr
I have an old Carradice Nelson saddlebag that has...

I have an old Carradice Nelson saddlebag that has survived almost daily use for the past 2 decades. It was originally black but has faded to gray with some frayed edges in the outer fabric, not bad...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-16-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,179
Posted By zephyr
Back to the OP's post.... If I was an IT person...

Back to the OP's post.... If I was an IT person looking for a new work gig in L'ville, what about UPS? Their worldwide shipping distribution hub is at the airport, and they are probably one of the...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-06-13, 09:28 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,082
Posted By zephyr
I like this thread. Today was warm under super...

I like this thread. Today was warm under super clear skies so I went out for a leisurely 43 mile loop to Laguna Beach and back on my 31 year old Ciocc Mockba road bike. It is a fair weather,...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-03-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,459
Posted By zephyr
No, I would not have my own car in Berlin. I am...

No, I would not have my own car in Berlin. I am going to retire in 2015 or 2016 and would like to make a "home base" for a year or two in Europe. Berlin is so familiar to me and comfortable to...
Forum: Living Car Free 08-30-13, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,459
Posted By zephyr
A year ago I went to Berlin for a 2 week visit. ...

A year ago I went to Berlin for a 2 week visit. It was my first time back in Berlin since the mid-1980s during the divided / walled city, cold war era. I spent a lot of time in Berlin in the 1970s...
Forum: Commuting 05-23-13, 10:39 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,741
Posted By zephyr
A bigger frame is probably not a good idea and it...

A bigger frame is probably not a good idea and it might not actually get the bars higher. The Cross Check top tube length might get too long for you with a bigger frame. I am guessing that you...
Forum: Commuting 05-21-13, 10:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,002
Posted By zephyr
I've been to NOLA several times and had my bike...

I've been to NOLA several times and had my bike along on the trip. Yes, it's an easy city to pedal around, but for the most part the street surface is rough to put it nicely. An old school MTB with...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-07-12, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By zephyr
My 1981 Ciocc Mockba with campy NR rear hub 126mm...

My 1981 Ciocc Mockba with campy NR rear hub 126mm runs a 6 speed Sunrace freewheel 14-28. It shifts perfect (6 speed indexed shimano 105 downtube shifters) with any derailleur. Harris Cyclery has a...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-14-12, 09:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 755
Posted By zephyr
I just read another related article that...

I just read another related article that described plans by Amazon to open a huge distribution center in San Bernardino, about 50 miles east of Los Angeles and about 50 miles northeast from where I...
Forum: Commuting 07-01-12, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,644
Posted By zephyr
I have used Panaracer Pasela Tourguard tires on...

I have used Panaracer Pasela Tourguard tires on several road bikes for the past 7 years or so. The most wear I have got from one of these tires is around 10,000 miles, a front mounted 700x35, which...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-03-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 925
Posted By zephyr
It seems like there is always a tug-of-war that...

It seems like there is always a tug-of-war that starts up when a city begins to install bicycle infrastructure for the first time, especially in places where bicycles are not too common on the local...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-16-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,014
Posted By zephyr
Interesting thread and good comments from all...

Interesting thread and good comments from all previous. My area, Orange County (CA) would score high with infrastructure but low on other factors - Nearly two thousand miles of bike lanes and...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-18-12, 10:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,776
Posted By zephyr
Here in the southern california megalopolis, some...

Here in the southern california megalopolis, some of my co-workers participate in van pools for long haul commutes (40 to 60 miles each way). Each vanpool member pays roughly $60-$80 per month...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 04-16-12, 10:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 775
Posted By zephyr
This is a good thread. I have been the owner of...

This is a good thread. I have been the owner of a 1981 Ciocc Mockba since it was new. In the late 1980s the original Campy super record headset needed to be replaced. I installed a Tange Levin...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-05-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,444
Posted By zephyr
Why don't young Americans buy cars? (in other...

Why don't young Americans buy cars? (in other words, as often as the two previous generations or young Americans used to buy cars?)

The answer has several components. One component is cost. ...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-12, 11:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By zephyr
I've spent some time around Biloxi, Gulfport and...

I've spent some time around Biloxi, Gulfport and Ocean Springs. The bridge you are referring to goes from Biloxi to D'Iberville and is an interstate highway. Normally you can't ride a bike on an...
Forum: Commuting 02-17-12, 09:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,116
Posted By zephyr
I was in Portland last year and noticed some of...

I was in Portland last year and noticed some of that stuff. I was thinking, this is the world famous bicycle paradise? It looked whacked, I don't like those barriers separating the bike lane from...
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