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  1. Thread: Help Me Out Here

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    Your panties will be forever wadded if you fret...

    Your panties will be forever wadded if you fret over who is commuting vs. joyriding (car, bike, or otherwise). It doesn't really matter what you consider worthwhile use of the road, everyone's reason...
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    (my hi-light in red) I haven't been keeping up...

    (my hi-light in red) I haven't been keeping up with all of the latest trends in bike mfr'ing, but all carbon drop-outs!?!? Wow, that can't be a good idea, can it? Can layers of fiber strands and...
  3. Thread: Help Me Out Here

    by Chief
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    dear concerned, I'll be the one on a bike, in...

    dear concerned,

    I'll be the one on a bike, in your way, while you are on your "commute" to work, to do your important job, and pay taxes. But I'm on my way to cash my welfare check, and then go...
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    Not required to even OWN (let alone carry) an ID...

    Not required to even OWN (let alone carry) an ID document in most states. This is the sticking point for requiring ID at a poling place.... one has an absolute right to vote, but cannot be compelled...
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    If you don't care how crappy it looks, then get...

    If you don't care how crappy it looks, then get the cheapest spray-can of gloss black Rust-Oleum and just go to town on that bike. (Just don't get overspray on your neighbors car.)

    Otherwise, any...
  6. Oh, we always have a "destination" or reason to...

    Oh, we always have a "destination" or reason to use use the roadway, it's just that motor vehicles have a more "important" destination than that of cyclists'. ;)
  7. Here's a thought.... the LEO (without...

    Here's a thought.... the LEO (without lights/siren) is a subordinate user to the roadway compared to me, the private citizen. In other words, my right as a private citizen to use public roadway to...
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    Pretty much ALL incorrect. Sheesh! Or maybe...

    Pretty much ALL incorrect. Sheesh!
    Or maybe this was a sad attempt at trolling?
  9. Go volunteer at your local bike coop.

    Go volunteer at your local bike coop.
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    Now you're talkin' ! Finally, someone I can...

    Now you're talkin' ! Finally, someone I can relate to!!
    For awhile, I thought I was just the only one!!!

    (still searching for sarcasm emoticon......)
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    Better yet, don't buy an expensive Park tool......

    Better yet, don't buy an expensive Park tool... read Sheldon Brown's solution... "nut, washers, and bolt" tool toward the bottom of this page. Tool Tips--Bottom Bracket Cups

    I have never had this...
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    or maybe find a bike trail ??!!

    or maybe find a bike trail ??!!
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    It would prolly fit in a breadbox.

    It would prolly fit in a breadbox.
  14. My Kona is a HumuHumuNukuNukuApua'A Deluxe. Oh...

    My Kona is a HumuHumuNukuNukuApua'A Deluxe.

    Oh never-mind, wrong question :(
  15. Sounds like you have the cable pinched in the...

    Sounds like you have the cable pinched in the wrong orientation on the clamp bolt... cable should run up from the BB, over the top of the metal "ear", and then immediately over the top side of the...
  16. Okay, I see your location.. Florida... say no...

    Okay, I see your location.. Florida... say no more...
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    Many of the 50 united states do not require ID...

    Many of the 50 united states do not require ID for voting, or encounters with LEOs; and Wyoming is one of these.... a citizen does not actually have to even OWN an ID document to exist and live...
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    So much to contest/debate here.... where do I...

    So much to contest/debate here.... where do I start?
  19. The IRS is now in charge of health care...

    The IRS is now in charge of health care "participation" (compliance)..... ever heard of those folks arresting people?
  20. ...darn that pesky 2nd amendment....

    ...darn that pesky 2nd amendment....
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    I ride a bike plenty ... in all sorts of road...

    I ride a bike plenty ... in all sorts of road types and traffic conditions. And when I am "buzzed" like that, the motorist gets reported to 911 (if I can read the plate). I'm not foolish enough to...
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    In most states, law requires passing vehicles to...

    In most states, law requires passing vehicles to move into the next lane (not straddle the yellow line). A competent LEO seeing this would have issued a citation for unsafe passing. Does that help...
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    Dear God! Here I am sans popcorn!

    Dear God! Here I am sans popcorn!
  24. Actually, entering an intersection out of turn,...

    Actually, entering an intersection out of turn, without right-of-way is quite wrong, and not by the book. You "assumed" that you had been waved thru; not that the driver was swatting flies.
    Think...
  25. This opens yet another can of worms about...

    This opens yet another can of worms about ovalizing wheels or some such nonsense... it's on your head next time the question comes up! ;)
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