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  1. Thread: Dogs

    by sm1960
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    A few years back my friend who lived outside of...

    A few years back my friend who lived outside of Vegas had a very steep gravel climb to his house, on a motorcycle he had to go slow. A neighbors bernard always came out after him, the dog finally...
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    Maybe the 1st flat was legit, and the second was...

    Maybe the 1st flat was legit, and the second was from a pinched tube from changing the 1st. Did you determine the cause of the flat?
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    Back in 83, while stationed in Portland, OR, I...

    Back in 83, while stationed in Portland, OR, I borrowed my neighbors bike. As I was going down a road I came upon a small dog that didn't seem to hear me, just as I reached the dog I yelled and...
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    169.18 DRIVING RULES - Yes cars can cross the...

    169.18 DRIVING RULES - Yes cars can cross the double yellow to pass when the road is obstructed, including slow vehicles.
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    I always carry a baseball hat in my bag. I wear...

    I always carry a baseball hat in my bag. I wear it under my helmet in the rain, keeps my glasses dry and a shield if a car is spraying me.

    Warm rain, love it. Thunder storm, feels like an...
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    dog whistle attached to front forks....warns the...

    dog whistle attached to front forks....warns the dogs to look out for you
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    Didn't mean to criticize the clothing, just...

    Didn't mean to criticize the clothing, just pointing out he's on his way to work
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    This highway is so busy the breakdown lanes...

    This highway is so busy the breakdown lanes (where a bicycle would ride), are authorized for traffic use. Cars were attempting to swerve out of the breakdown lane and into the 1st lane while traffic...
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    It took me a year to get back on(1996). Had to...

    It took me a year to get back on(1996). Had to buy a new bike. Quick release on front disengaged, I think my kids did it playing near my bike ( 5 yrs old), old type release, only a lever. ...
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    What can they be thinking

    Ever see a cyclist doing something bizarre? This morning on 93s, north of Boston I passed a cyclist. This is a major highway so busy during morning and evening rush hour the breakdown lanes are...
  11. Thread: Lawyer lips.

    by sm1960
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    Before I became a regular cycist I went out on my...

    Before I became a regular cycist I went out on my bike for a ride. Tuned it up the week before as I wanted to make it a regular thing. My kids (very small) had been playing around my bike and the...
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    I'm already paying excise taxes (yearly car tax...

    I'm already paying excise taxes (yearly car tax in MA) on 5 vehicles, don't need another tax.
  13. I like a touring bike. Made to carry load,...

    I like a touring bike. Made to carry load, longer wheel base for stability, heavy duty rims and tires.

    2007 Trek 520
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    dog spray or get license to carry. Both fix...

    dog spray or get license to carry. Both fix problem
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    It is only trespass when clearly mark "No...

    It is only trespass when clearly mark "No Trespassing", or the owner has verbally asked you to leave the property and you refuse to do so.
  16. anyone surprised by the attackers?

    anyone surprised by the attackers?
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    Poll: I would be dead, or at best a veg without my...

    I would be dead, or at best a veg without my helmet. 1st day I ever wore one the quick release on my front wheel failed as I attempted to hop a dip in the road. Going about 25mph, helmet shattered,...
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    Rolling stop, say hi to the kid

    Rolling stop, say hi to the kid
  19. I purchase a car for my daughter from a guy...

    I purchase a car for my daughter from a guy selling his grandfathers car. When he couldn't start the car by inserting the key into the air vent they figured it was time to take the keys.
  20. I had a light that wouldn't change for me on a...

    I had a light that wouldn't change for me on a bad intersection. I called the town and an engineer met me there the next day. He adjusted the sensor so my bike would trip it.
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    sometimes it work, and sometimes not. Have had...

    sometimes it work, and sometimes not. Have had drivers almost collide head on because the tool passing me isn't paying attention.
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    Trek 520 Flat no load about 28. Loaded panniers...

    Trek 520
    Flat no load about 28.
    Loaded panniers downhill 42 (35mph speed limit, and cars still have to pass me)
    My other downhill I'm to chicken to tuck it. Too steep with an S turn on the bottom.
  23. your camera location sucks. Are you riding a...

    your camera location sucks. Are you riding a pogo stick? Either fix it on your bike or on your helmet. Some can wear it on their chest, you are not one of these people.
  24. Thread: Vent

    by sm1960
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    Giving away his service is one thing, taking...

    Giving away his service is one thing, taking money out of his pocket is another.
  25. Ticket was totally justified. More tickets...

    Ticket was totally justified. More tickets should be issued for the left lane hogs whose self entitlement is inconsiderate of all other users.
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