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Forum: Northeast 04-17-10, 12:11 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 13,252
Posted By Kevrob
I haven't posted in a while. I'm still riding my...

I haven't posted in a while. I'm still riding my Univega Trail Hybrid. I did manage to get rid of my Dept. Store FauxMTB that needed fixing. Someone was nice enough to take it to Norwalk, where it...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-13-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 1,482,202
Posted By Kevrob
No riding today. It'll be rain all day today and...

No riding today. It'll be rain all day today and throughout the weekend, with flood warnings.

As soon as I get to go back to work after the weekend, it'll be sunny.
...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-06-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 1,482,202
Posted By Kevrob
First ride of the new year, today! It was ~ 35 F...

First ride of the new year, today! It was ~ 35 F when I left the house in the 9 am hour. The temp was predicted to approach 50 F by mid-day. I haven't been on the bike since early December, and the...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-28-09, 02:08 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 1,482,202
Posted By Kevrob
I was astonished to be able to ride today. The...

I was astonished to be able to ride today. The day started cloudy, but the sun broke through by noon. More important, we had wind gusts of 50mph overnight and into the morning. I rode out about 11:45...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-21-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 1,482,202
Posted By Kevrob
I'm about 40% done with a 10-mile trip. Home...

I'm about 40% done with a 10-mile trip. Home ->library (where I'm posting this)->town for lunch->back home.

57 F in late November in CT. Pretty sweet.

I'll probably do a brunch run tomorrow...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-07-09, 02:49 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 1,482,202
Posted By Kevrob
I'm doing 10 miles today: 5 miles into town for...

I'm doing 10 miles today: 5 miles into town for lunch, a little shopping and a stop at the library, then back home.

On Tuesday I did a 35 mile round trip commute to work. I got there on time, but...
Forum: Northeast 10-25-09, 02:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 756
Posted By Kevrob
Nah, you've just done a header while reading the...

Nah, you've just done a header while reading the forum on your iPhone and riding at the same time. :D

Kevin
Forum: Northeast 10-25-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kevrob
Here's a New Haven Register story about teens...

Here's a New Haven Register story about teens promoting biking to school:



More on the Register's website (http://www.nhregister.com/articles/2009/10/23/news/valley/b6-_shgogreen.txt)

I went...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-24-09, 12:27 PM
Replies: 18,954
Views: 1,482,202
Posted By Kevrob
I started a new temp job a few weeks ago. In the...

I started a new temp job a few weeks ago. In the second week, they cut us down to a 4-day week. So I was able to ride on any of 3 days in the week, and usually did, if the weather permitted.* This...
Forum: Road Cycling 10-08-09, 02:21 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,533
Posted By Kevrob
I actually got to talk to one of these folks last...

I actually got to talk to one of these folks last week. I had slowed to a near stop in the left-turn lane of a local highway. The cars to the right of me were going through, as they had the green. I...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-03-09, 12:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,068
Posted By Kevrob
I was in elementary school in the 1960s. I biked...

I was in elementary school in the 1960s. I biked a mile and back to my (parochial) school often, as soon as my folks figured I was old enough. Many of our students couldn't, because they lived much...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 10-03-09, 11:15 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 56,804
Posted By Kevrob
Being no fan of Budweiser, I'd prefer to be a...

Being no fan of Budweiser, I'd prefer to be a Percheron.

Kevin
Forum: Commuting 09-15-09, 05:37 PM
Replies: 7,649
Views: 196,427
Posted By Kevrob
Gorgeous day. Rode my hybrid to a temp job I've...

Gorgeous day. Rode my hybrid to a temp job I've been doing for a week or so. 30 mile round trip. I'm about to start the "going home" leg.

I should have done a "dry run." I thought I knew the...
Forum: Mountain Biking 08-29-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 492
Posted By Kevrob
I had a similar mishap a couple of Fridays ago,...

I had a similar mishap a couple of Fridays ago, with my rigid fork pushed back so that the tire couldn't clear the frame. Luckily for me the kind fellow who stopped his company truck to help me......
Forum: Commuting 08-29-09, 11:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,785
Posted By Kevrob
{Attempted Humor**That's `cause `stralia was...

{Attempted Humor**That's `cause `stralia was settled by those who got caught, and the USA was settled by those who outran the sheriff!{/Attempted Humor**

Our states did, in fact, get rid of one...
Forum: Commuting 08-26-09, 03:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 3,785
Posted By Kevrob
Call the assistant principal (headmaster)/dean of...

Call the assistant principal (headmaster)/dean of discipline at the nearby school and complain.

I did this once about rowdy pre-teens on my city bus ride and got some satisfaction.

Kevin
Forum: Commuting 08-25-09, 03:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,390
Posted By Kevrob
...of Branford, CT? Kevin

...of Branford, CT?

Kevin
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-25-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,415
Posted By Kevrob
Besides the weight, which isn't an issue for me,...

Besides the weight, which isn't an issue for me, sometimes a kickstand leads to heelstrike.

What I like about the Click-Stand is that it seems like it would be more stable when used on wet or...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-25-09, 11:19 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,415
Posted By Kevrob
Both my bikes have kickstands. The X-Mart...

Both my bikes have kickstands. The X-Mart FauxMTB has one standard. My craigslist/bikeshop hybrid has a Greenfield, which could have been an aftermarket addition.

If I was buying a new...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-24-09, 11:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,464
Posted By Kevrob
I think that's chalk, which would come in handy...

I think that's chalk, which would come in handy when I'm finally creamed by an SUV, and whoever finds me needs to draw an outline. :cry:

@ DnvrFox:

I'm just under 239, myself.

Kevin
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-24-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,484
Posted By Kevrob
An Activa Trail is my main ride. Have you had to...

An Activa Trail is my main ride. Have you had to make any repairs to it? I see a replacement for the fork in my future, and I'm wondering how hard that might be to source.

My "other bike" is a...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-22-09, 12:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,164
Posted By Kevrob
Talking The Hybrid Forum has magic powers. I've been...

The Hybrid Forum has magic powers.

I've been out of work for awhile. Then the HF was created.

Yesterday, I found some work.

What can the forum do for you?

Kevin
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-22-09, 12:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,464
Posted By Kevrob
Y'know, I think you are right about that. ...

Y'know, I think you are right about that.

Hurrah! I'll be 3 oz. lighter!

Kevin
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-22-09, 12:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,464
Posted By Kevrob
I'm not doing training rides. I'm biking for...

I'm not doing training rides. I'm biking for utility/commuting purposes. Any fitness improvement is a bonus. As someone who tips the scales at over 200 lbs and stands 5'8", I'm not concerned about...
Forum: Foo 08-22-09, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8,926
Views: 962,819
Posted By Kevrob
Freak Scene by Dinosaur, Jr. on WFUV's Alternate...

Freak Scene by Dinosaur, Jr. on WFUV's Alternate Side (http://www.thealternateside.org/).

Kevin
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