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Forum: Commuting 07-07-08, 05:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,469
Posted By margoC
I'd like to do something like that to my jamis...

I'd like to do something like that to my jamis nova!
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-03-08, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,010
Posted By margoC
Around here if you want something other than a...

Around here if you want something other than a strick road bike (a more touring geometry) you are directed towards the comfort bikes. There is no grey area. Sure they make them, somewhere. I don't...
Forum: Commuting 07-03-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,260
Posted By margoC
Yeah, my commute is short and it's easier to ride...

Yeah, my commute is short and it's easier to ride my bike than to walk, esp with my knees.

You really have to put some effort into riding to make it an exercise.
Forum: Commuting 07-01-08, 09:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 915
Posted By margoC
The look like the locks that are sold with guns....

The look like the locks that are sold with guns. I have a whole box of them.
Forum: Commuting 06-30-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,477
Posted By margoC
I used to believe that more accidents happen on...

I used to believe that more accidents happen on mups and sidewalks but it seems like all the accident threads are about accidents on the road. I know around here all the deaths are road riders.

I...
Forum: Commuting 06-29-08, 09:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By margoC
Thanks for the tip!

Thanks for the tip!
Forum: Commuting 06-29-08, 09:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,004
Posted By margoC
I have the topeak rack and trunk bag, the bag...

I have the topeak rack and trunk bag, the bag fits into a rail built in the rack. They are perfect for my needs but I am not so sure about the durability of the fold out bags. I will know more later...
Forum: Commuting 06-25-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By margoC
I have a raliegh international with 700X23 tires,...

I have a raliegh international with 700X23 tires, a jamis nova with 700x30's (I think) a mongoose hilltopper (an older model when mongoose was mongoose) and a specialized expedition geezer glide....
Forum: Commuting 06-25-08, 10:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,773
Posted By margoC
I love the rain.

I love the rain.
Forum: Commuting 06-24-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,364
Posted By margoC
And this is why I get all upset at the sidewalk...

And this is why I get all upset at the sidewalk riding threads. Bike commuting is very differant than recreational riding (the fast kind). After riding in traffic for years I won't do it anymore...
Forum: Commuting 06-23-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,866
Posted By margoC
That article doesn't make any sense. I have...

That article doesn't make any sense. I have ridden motocycles and bicycles, plus a few other risky hobbies and the bicycle wrecks have been way worse. Then I read in threads here about folks that...
Forum: Living Car Free 06-23-08, 08:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,656
Posted By margoC
That's kind of what I was thinking as well. When...

That's kind of what I was thinking as well. When we went to the biltmore house last fall there was a variety of tours you could do. I had just had knee surgery so any kind of getting around was...
Forum: Commuting 06-23-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,866
Posted By margoC
:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting 06-23-08, 02:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By margoC
Riding my road bikes is becoming more difficult...

Riding my road bikes is becoming more difficult with time because of my degenerated disks in my neck, and also whatever I did to my shoulder. I hadn't ridden at all in over a year then out of guilt...
Forum: Commuting 06-21-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By margoC
See, that's the stuff I like to hear. It's true...

See, that's the stuff I like to hear. It's true that a road bike is more effeciant but if someone is very out of shape or has ortho problems it will not be comfortable and sit in the garage just as...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-20-08, 06:44 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 34,051
Posted By margoC
My electra townie looked good, it was black with...

My electra townie looked good, it was black with the black fenders, the 700c model. But I found that the forward postioning made it very difficult to pedal, something you can't tell just riding...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-20-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,299
Posted By margoC
I could not get used to riding my townie electra...

I could not get used to riding my townie electra so I traded it for a specialized expedition, the new model. Not having my legs under me made it really hard to pedal. I have ridden the explorer 13...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-19-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By margoC
Thanks for the replys. I knew the bracket was to...

Thanks for the replys. I knew the bracket was to hold it together but did not understand why the redundant wrench thing, I've never had that issue on the road. It didn't come with instructions, none...
Forum: Commuting 06-19-08, 08:02 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,477
Posted By margoC
I rode on the sidewalk as much as possible today...

I rode on the sidewalk as much as possible today on the way home. We had severe thunderstorms and the roads were flooded. The sidewalks were about the only dry land. IT WAS AWESOME!!!ONEONE111 I LOVE...
Forum: Commuting 06-19-08, 07:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 8,551
Posted By margoC
My nova: ...

My nova:
http://i31.photobucket.com/albums/c390/gitarmac/bikes/cockpit21.jpg
Forum: Commuting 06-19-08, 07:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,274
Posted By margoC
I had a townie electra I got for short rides and...

I had a townie electra I got for short rides and so my friend would ride with me but the forward postioning was not doing it for me, I could not raise myself off the pedals. Also I got the one with 3...
Forum: Commuting 06-19-08, 07:07 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,908
Posted By margoC
I also commuted on a serous road bike in the late...

I also commuted on a serous road bike in the late 70's. I think it was serious anyway, it was a viner frame, some of the components were better than others, I replaced parts as needed with better...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 06-18-08, 08:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By margoC
dissapointed in park multitool

Actually I guess it's probably OK, but I thought I was getting the MTB3 but I really got the MTB7. I was after the pedal wrench but I didn't get that one dangit!!!! I already have an alien tool so...
Forum: Commuting 06-18-08, 07:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 516
Posted By margoC
You can ride on the base usually. There is a big...

You can ride on the base usually. There is a big loop around it and the traffic is not bad. I live near the rio road gate (by the savannah mall) so I go in there. There is a group of older folks that...
Forum: Commuting 06-18-08, 07:36 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,477
Posted By margoC
beer bottle whizzed by his head - hardly his...

beer bottle whizzed by his head - hardly his first run-in with a hostile motorist.

Again, he was lucky.

"There have been stories of people getting hit upside the head with a beer bottle," said...
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