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    haha, that's what i thought, too. we are usually...

    haha, that's what i thought, too. we are usually too horrified to mistreat books, but those books felt right for the purpose.
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    that was one of the racks i looked at when we...

    that was one of the racks i looked at when we moved into this small, awkward apartment. i finally found good rack designs that involve hanging the bike by its front tire, and i was really gung ho...
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    it would be inappropriate in my room. looks fine...

    it would be inappropriate in my room. looks fine in your room. i guess it doesn't matter if it's appropriate, though, if it's causing a conflict.


    each of the two bikes in this small apartment is...
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    that's amazing! i can hardly believe it. well...

    that's amazing! i can hardly believe it. well played!

    oh and i'm in oregon and ride a jamis aurora, too :)
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    It is immmmmperative that you practice...

    It is immmmmperative that you practice removing/replacing the wheel before you ride any distance from home or help. Until I changed some of the parts, I needed TWO WRENCHES to remove the rear wheel!...
  6. Thread: Honkers

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    Some jerk honked at me a day or two ago. The...

    Some jerk honked at me a day or two ago. The part that cracks me up is that the road is a dead-end and it's only a matter of time before I find them. I forgot I had my AirZounds on or I would have...
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    I found (and lost) a recipe for "sports drink." ...

    I found (and lost) a recipe for "sports drink." It was basically lemon, sugar and salt in water. It tasted really mild and nice. I don't usually worry about bonking or whatever, but sometimes I do...
  8. I was afraid to go too far when I started riding...

    I was afraid to go too far when I started riding again, too, so I rode loops. If you have a bike computer, you'll have a good idea of how far you can go, and have gone, and can easily track how long...
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    Congratulations on that ride! That's quite an...

    Congratulations on that ride! That's quite an accomplishment.

    My sister and her best friend are the two people I ride with most, and we've been honked at a number of times. We're girls so it's...
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    I love that Volvo chick. "There are KIDS present!...

    I love that Volvo chick. "There are KIDS present! They're IMPRESSIONABLE! Mind their tender ears and eyes! **** happens! [flipping bird]" loool
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    It would add another level of inconvenience, but...

    It would add another level of inconvenience, but if they really won't let you bring a folder on the bus, put it in a bag! Purpose-made bags start at about $30. A folder in a bag is cargo. It isn't...
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    I hurt myself the other day when I reinstalled...

    I hurt myself the other day when I reinstalled mine after having it off for a couple years. I tested it out on full blast :( It hurt :(
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    Poll: Red or black. Black might be boring, but...

    Red or black. Black might be boring, but sometimes it's the best choice. That's why it's boring (because it's so often the right choice). I think it would look stealth. Red would look flashy but...
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    Thank you rideorglide! I don't know why, but this...

    Thank you rideorglide! I don't know why, but this really takes a load off my shoulders :) I'm really glad you were on your toes with that Mercedes lady. It seems like that sort of thing is...
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    Haha, a bikely acquaintance of mine just posted...

    Haha, a bikely acquaintance of mine just posted this on his facebook: http://www.theonion.com/articles/massive-hitandrun-prematurely-ends-tour-de-france,17771/
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    Haha, yeah, I didn't actually need to go...it...

    Haha, yeah, I didn't actually need to go...it wasn't even my video. I needed a legitimate-looking excuse to ride my bike for two hours! Thank you! Good to see you, by the way :)



    Who knows...
  17. You got your sweet deal!!! Awesome!(!!!!)...

    You got your sweet deal!!! Awesome!(!!!!) Congratulations!
  18. Peter, it sounds like you're saying that it isn't...

    Peter, it sounds like you're saying that it isn't worth it to you yet. Maybe you need to find something that makes it worth it.

    Could you get away with a weekly Pepsi date? Or would that start...
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    No, but you will love it if you get one! If you...

    No, but you will love it if you get one! If you have everything else you need, and you can swing it, go for it! Or get the iPhone app equivalent. If nothing else, it will show you progress. Your old...
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    I don't speak French!

    I don't speak French!
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    Do you think that guy would have done more if...

    Do you think that guy would have done more if you'd been a guy, too? I think girls are more likely to fight with girls, guys with guys, with occasional mixed matches, but girl fights are a lot rarer...
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    whitecat: How long after the crash was it before...

    whitecat: How long after the crash was it before you saw him?
    You seem to have a lot of equanimity, which I really admire. In less-emotional situations at least, I try to give people the benefit...
  23. Hey, don't make fun of that guy in the coral...

    Hey, don't make fun of that guy in the coral pants. He is clearly a visiting dignitary of some kind. :mad:
  24. Wear a hi-vis jersey, shirt, jacket or vest, or...

    Wear a hi-vis jersey, shirt, jacket or vest, or make your backpack hi-vis. Reflective tape on any of these is a great idea. It is usually more visible at night than the orange or lime fabric itself....
  25. "Now"?

    "Now"?
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