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  1. Looks pretty good. Wonder about the negative...

    Looks pretty good. Wonder about the negative reviews if they just didn't know how to use the thing properly or as the one guy said it could have been the terrain, he was in canyons and what not....
  2. rebel1916: If you meant that as a joke I am not...

    rebel1916: If you meant that as a joke I am not amused
  3. If you have ever had the pleasure of being...

    If you have ever had the pleasure of being sprayed with mace or bear spray you wouldn't be so flip about it. It will blind a human and have them cryin for their mommy in an instant.
  4. Got her a stun gun to carry with her along with...

    Got her a stun *** to carry with her along with the bear spray.
  5. She has been running this trail for about 5 years...

    She has been running this trail for about 5 years and never has had any problems, on nice days there are a lot of folks on the trail. and a lot of houses around for the most part. Naturally things...
  6. Not much of a problem when the weather is nice...

    Not much of a problem when the weather is nice like it was today. She tells me these guys looked like they may be homeless types so its probably a homeless camp in there hidden but she does have bear...
  7. There is a lot of traffic normally on that trail...

    There is a lot of traffic normally on that trail and she saw several other women joggers but I work and she is retired and likes to get her run before I get home and besides if I told her not to she...
  8. Unseemly happenings on the Foothills Trail?

    My wife periodically will do her 5 mile run on the Foothills trail starting in Puyallup. There are several wooded areas that border the trail and twice now she has mentioned seeing men entering those...
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    Indeed :) True but I have good enough hearing...

    Indeed :)
    True but I have good enough hearing that I want my next vehicle to have a pretty quiet interior, then I can hear my tinnitus all the time instead of when I'm sitting in a quiet room. No...
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    LOL that's one way to beat the road noise but...

    LOL that's one way to beat the road noise but I've lost enough hearing from factory noise for nearly 40 years so I don't think that will work. :)
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    I drove a Honda Element and while it would work...

    I drove a Honda Element and while it would work well I found the road noise was so bad I couldn't even hear the CD player.
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    Caravan owners was it easy to get the bikes in?...

    Caravan owners was it easy to get the bikes in? Is there enough clearance at the back hatch to put them in upright or do you have to lay them down then get them in to stand up. I want to use some...
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    Pretty good idea now that the Caravan or one of...

    Pretty good idea now that the Caravan or one of its iterations would work for us.
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    Dodge Caravan as a bike hauler

    I am considering a Dodge Caravan as a retirement vehicle and think it looks like it would be a great bike hauler. Stow and go seating would give a nice flat floor and leave room for all the rest of...
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    When I completed the assembly of my Windsor...

    When I completed the assembly of my Windsor Tourist my shakedown ride was to my LBS. I asked them if I needed to check for anything odd and they told me to just ride it a few miles and check for...
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    I found this thread after 5 pages and did a bit...

    I found this thread after 5 pages and did a bit of back reading. I'm not a shill for BD or anyone else but I'll just say I've been commuting on a Windsor Tourist for going on 4 years and its not let...
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    Got to be a good samaratin yesterday

    Two blocks from my house I see a guy in the middle of the street. He had taken a header over the handlebars of a really beat up old road bike. Guy was screaming like crazy and when I got up to him I...
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    I never mind riding home in the rain but riding...

    I never mind riding home in the rain but riding at 4:00 A.M. in the rain knowing a lot of car and truck drivers are barely awake is not reassuring to me, for this reason I won't do much riding in the...
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    Its usually the components on the less expensive...

    Its usually the components on the less expensive bikes that give out. Brakes that won't stay adjusted and the like. If you can replace them with upgraded items that are used but not used up then you...
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    I bought one of these last year and I love it....

    I bought one of these last year and I love it. Keeps me dry and breathes well and I rode with this jacket and an Under Armor cold weather base layer and thin synthetic fabric t-shirt in low 30's...
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    Youngest kid off to grad school

    I read Ms. Kenton's thread about her son going off to the Air Force and about being empty nesters. My wife and I are in the same situation. Our youngest is moving to Florida in two weeks to start...
  22. Thread: N-1+1!

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    Very coo bike and I think we might all be a bit...

    Very coo bike and I think we might all be a bit better off by not installing an odometer on at least one of our bikes, just to ride and have fun, which is what its all about anyway. Good choice and...
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    Did you like the PI? If so try to find another...

    Did you like the PI? If so try to find another one. I think Carnari makes one also
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    Looks like a lot of old elector-forged Schwinn...

    Looks like a lot of old elector-forged Schwinn single speed stuff. Pretty badass
  25. When my wife was severely dehydrated after a bout...

    When my wife was severely dehydrated after a bout of the flu the doc said dilute Gatorade half with water. By the time she drank the second of 3 16 oz bottles over a period of 4 hours she was right...
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