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  1. 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.
  3. 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.
  6. anyone surprised by the attackers?

    anyone surprised by the attackers?
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    Sticky: 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
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. Thread: Pepper Spray?

    by sm1960
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    Sorry, but I find this statement ludicrous. I...

    Sorry, but I find this statement ludicrous. I have been attacked by 4 dogs in my life, bitten twice. Both bites from pit bulls, and barely escaped another pitbull and a german shepard. Not...
  17. In Massachusetts the power company is out in...

    In Massachusetts the power company is out in force with the tree cutting. Anything hanging over power lines are being cut, leaving some trees shaped like a bit Y and some just an I, with all the...
  18. I had complained to the town (Shrewsbury, ma)...

    I had complained to the town (Shrewsbury, ma) about a sensor not detecting my bike. They were very nice about it and had an engineer meet me at the offending intersection to adjust the sensor. ...
  19. MA - Merging traffic means holding place with car...

    MA - Merging traffic means holding place with car in front and not letting the other turd in. Expected by SUV's driven my women and bmw's by men in suits.
  20. My contour HD takes great video. I use it mostly...

    My contour HD takes great video. I use it mostly skiing, just got a helmet mount for my bike, only used on a few rides so far.
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    or ziptie a milk crate to the rack, put your...

    or ziptie a milk crate to the rack, put your backpack in it. How I used to carry my backpack.
  22. I would start by putting a tiny pebble in one or...

    I would start by putting a tiny pebble in one or more of the valve cover caps on your co-workers tire(s). Create a slow leak, he can get a flat part way home. Real funny.
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    +1 on the helmet. I only got one use out of my...

    +1 on the helmet. I only got one use out of my first helmet. I impacted the ground so hard there was nothing left but bits of styrofoam and plastic. I have no recollection of the accident, had a ...
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    It gets easier. I have a 12.5 mile commute with...

    It gets easier. I have a 12.5 mile commute with some big hills. I do it now in about 50 minutes, 40 if I really want to push it. Dealing with the traffic gets easier also. Get some front and rear...
  25. Thread: Injuries

    by sm1960
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    really? If it hurts don't do it. Probably...

    really? If it hurts don't do it. Probably bruised or cracked rib. Take a few days off and reassess then.
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