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Forum: Commuting 05-30-10, 10:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Quickener
After you get some use, I'd be interested in...

After you get some use, I'd be interested in hearing how it compares to a jacket. Seems like it would breathe better, but also feel more awkward.
Forum: Foo 08-19-09, 01:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By Quickener
Oh, and if you can afford one, go with Latex. Or...

Oh, and if you can afford one, go with Latex. Or at least go read up on it. It lasts significantly longer than springs do, isn't made from toxic petroleum products (like memory foam), and I...
Forum: Foo 08-19-09, 01:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 926
Posted By Quickener
They're expensive yes, but consider you'll spend...

They're expensive yes, but consider you'll spend 1/4 - 1/3 of your life on it for the next 5 years or so. A bad one can do really bad things to your body too. Once I reached 30, I realized there...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-23-09, 01:29 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 52,026
Posted By Quickener
Thanks for the compliments. Locations added.

Thanks for the compliments. Locations added.
Forum: Pacific Northwest 04-14-09, 12:33 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 52,026
Posted By Quickener
These are all taken with a Pentax K10D. While...

These are all taken with a Pentax K10D. While none of them were taken on a ride, every scene can be found on a well known cycling route here in the PNW.

Golden Gardens in Seattle:...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 03-12-09, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,531
Posted By Quickener
I also commute on a Poprad and have done a few...

I also commute on a Poprad and have done a few 50-65 mile club rides. I have 32c Schwalbe Marathons on it, which I love. They make for a pillowy soft ride without the glass-attraction or buzz that...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-14-08, 12:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,122
Posted By Quickener
This is exactly the right explanation. A car...

This is exactly the right explanation. A car driver trying to "shoot the gap", when faced with the scenario of a head on collision is more likely to come back into the lane & push the cyclist off...
Forum: Commuting 07-25-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,120
Posted By Quickener
Stupidest thread ever. You've profiled...

Stupidest thread ever.

You've profiled this lady who has a membership to the same gym as you, and goes there at the same time as you. The only difference outlined in your thread is that she...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-27-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,684
Posted By Quickener
A couple of weeks ago I participated in my...

A couple of weeks ago I participated in my longest ride yet, of 45 fairly hilly miles. (I'm pretty much a newb to anything other than my 12 mile round trip commute).

I was really concerned about...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-26-08, 11:41 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,007
Posted By Quickener
So just to make this clear, could someone buy the...

So just to make this clear, could someone buy the Edge 705, buy the Garmin mapping software, create a route in the mapping software on a PC, load it to the SD card in the Edge, and get directions as...
Forum: Commuting 06-14-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 826
Posted By Quickener
sounds like it's time to polish the resume & find...

sounds like it's time to polish the resume & find a new job
Forum: Foo 06-14-08, 08:27 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,921
Posted By Quickener
So you would buy a German hybrid, just not a...

So you would buy a German hybrid, just not a Japanese one. Are you hoping it'll be bundled with one of these?
...
Forum: Pacific Northwest 06-02-08, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Quickener
Wow - you really ought to take a day off now and...

Wow - you really ought to take a day off now and then.

16 round trip commutes - 192 miles.
Forum: Eastern Canada 05-20-08, 09:37 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,947
Posted By Quickener
This argument really bothers me. Minuscule...

This argument really bothers me. Minuscule amounts of freedom should not be for sale.

Ordinances like this are marketed as health & safety measures, but the reality is that they're probably a...
Forum: Commuting 07-23-07, 07:02 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 5,821
Posted By Quickener
3448 + 13 = 3461

3448 + 13 = 3461
Forum: Touring 07-13-07, 02:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 578
Posted By Quickener
The only tip i can offer is to watch out for the...

The only tip i can offer is to watch out for the bus drivers. They're crazy. They often drive from shoulder to shoulder.
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 12-29-06, 02:51 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,821
Posted By Quickener
Hey, thanks for the suggestions. I actually...

Hey, thanks for the suggestions. I actually haven't tried anything new on the rack yet, but I'm about to give it another go.

I actually have not experienced seat slippage. On the contrary,...
Forum: Touring 12-29-06, 02:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,550
Posted By Quickener
I run those Vittorias on my commuter. They seem...

I run those Vittorias on my commuter. They seem pretty good for the money, but I do miss my Schwalbe Marathons. I just don't get the same feeling of solid traction on the Vittorias, especially on...
Forum: Recreational Cyclocross and Gravelbiking 10-01-06, 12:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,821
Posted By Quickener
I'd like to try to revive this topic a bit. I'm...

I'd like to try to revive this topic a bit. I'm currently trying to find a rack to fit on my 07 Disc Poprad. I already tried working with a cheap Planet Bike commuter rack, but found that it isn't...
Forum: Foo 10-01-06, 02:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 212
Posted By Quickener
Try just reinstalling the appropriate driver. ...

Try just reinstalling the appropriate driver. Here's their website: http://forms.analog.com/Form_Pages/soundMAX/soundMAXtechSupport.html

Try to reply with the info Sabretech asked for if you...
Forum: Foo 10-01-06, 02:30 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,180
Posted By Quickener
Ben Harper's "Beloved One" live, but I edited the...

Ben Harper's "Beloved One" live, but I edited the crowd noise out of the beginning.

We listened to Live From Mars a lot when we started dating, so it just felt right.
Forum: Foo 09-28-06, 11:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 567
Posted By Quickener
I completely agree with the MSF recommendations. ...

I completely agree with the MSF recommendations. There's usually a long waiting list, so you should sign up now. I also recommend you don't actually buy a bike until after the class.

As for...
Forum: Commuting 07-22-06, 01:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 869
Posted By Quickener
Yeah, exactly. I've tipped over twice in the 7...

Yeah, exactly. I've tipped over twice in the 7 months I've been clipless, and neither of them hurt me or my bike, well except for a scuff on the seat the time I fell over in the middle of an...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By Quickener
For future forum searches, here's the western...

For future forum searches, here's the western washington bike maps URL:
http://www.metrokc.gov/kcdot/roads/bike/map.cfm

I've heard a lot of good things about the Burley jackets - particularly the...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-10-06, 02:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 342
Posted By Quickener
Seattle weather is never too bad

The nice thing about Seattle is that the bad weather isn't really all that bad. We'll probably have a single wind/thunderstorm in early-mid November, and besides that, a lot of drizzle with lows in...
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