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    I start out with my bell, if I fail to see...

    I start out with my bell, if I fail to see anything from the pedestrian (or fellow bike rider) that indicates they are aware I then call out. Sometimes they are completely zoned out, or as the above...
  2. Thread: The Right Hook

    by Rootman
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    Absolutely! There seems to be so many drivers out...

    Absolutely! There seems to be so many drivers out there who can't think more than 2 seconds ahead or look past the hood of their cars.
  3. Thread: The Right Hook

    by Rootman
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    If the pass was COMPLETE then NO right hook was...

    If the pass was COMPLETE then NO right hook was involved. It was the cyclists duty to stop or slow down for the car in order to proceed.

    What happens most of the time is that the pass is...
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    Sorry to hear of your accident. I hope you mend...

    Sorry to hear of your accident. I hope you mend totally and avoid surgery if at all possible. Wish you the best possible luck.

    The only advice I can offer is a recumbent bicycle is better than a...
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    Getting old :)

    Getting old :)
  6. Thread: Grill Trike

    by Rootman
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    Doesn't your bum get a little warm? :)

    Doesn't your bum get a little warm? :)
  7. Wow, had no idea that was even a sport. Pretty...

    Wow, had no idea that was even a sport. Pretty impressive track stands, I'd fall on my ass in about 2 seconds.
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    ??????????????????????????? So was he riding a...

    ???????????????????????????

    So was he riding a wheely the entire way?
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    Airzounds would come in handy right about here.

    Airzounds would come in handy right about here.
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    Got nothin' close to the post quoted above. I'm...

    Got nothin' close to the post quoted above. I'm 220 and have been on descents steep enough that I smelled burning rubber with regular rim brakes, no issues at all with my hydraulic discs. Love...
  11. I wonder too, had our first Maytag for 25 years...

    I wonder too, had our first Maytag for 25 years and I bought it USED back then. It was still working fine except a lot of internal hoses were rotting and the thing was rusted out on the bottom, we...
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    A guy bikes around here, does about 60 miles a...

    A guy bikes around here, does about 60 miles a day or more any day that's not raining hard or snowing. Retired, made a good piece of money selling out the company he started and retired in his 50's....
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    I went to a different part of a town about 10...

    I went to a different part of a town about 10 miles out form home. Saw a "trail" that I had never sen before on Google maps, thought I'd check it out. It was at the bottom a pretty tough hill, so...
  14. I actually do one of both, for some reason it...

    I actually do one of both, for some reason it easier for me to swig both feet counter clockwise, that is both heals to the right. I can't seem to swivel my right left clockwise for some reason. I...
  15. Replace the helmet, if it gets that stinky...

    Replace the helmet, if it gets that stinky chances are it's permeated the plastic or foam too. Skull caps and washing the pads helps but a fresh helmet over couple of years helps the most.
  16. Had a similar issue with another brand of washer...

    Had a similar issue with another brand of washer from Home Depot. It took almost 3 weeks to get the washer delivered and after getting it serviced twice because of failure to spin - both within a...
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    Welcome Morningrider! You'll get there, just...

    Welcome Morningrider!

    You'll get there, just keep at it, pretty soon you'll be looking back down the hill wondering what all the fuss was about.

    Personally I like the fatter tires, y bike has...
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    Last issue I had with the ended up being a bad...

    Last issue I had with the ended up being a bad pedal, took them apart and greased them up and it sitll did it. I replaced the pedals and it was gone. Before you start digging around in major...
  19. Mine involves clipless too. I pulled up to an...

    Mine involves clipless too. I pulled up to an intersection and stopped, for some reason I decided to NOT unclip my right foot and just leaned with my left foot on the ground. i let go of the...
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    It ought to do you just fine. While more gears...

    It ought to do you just fine. While more gears typically means more choices from top to bottom (and perhaps a little higher and lower range), seven should do you just fine.

    I have a 21 speed and...
  21. Thread: Catchy Name

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    Given the overall forum's theme how about : Bike,...

    Given the overall forum's theme how about : Bike, Bath and Beyond?
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    As far as the NO HELMET argument. all I can...

    As far as the NO HELMET argument. all I can speak from is experience. Last year I got tangled up somehow and went into a slow speed fall, would of been alright if I'd not of sort of tripped and...
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    Hope you mend well and soon! Could it be the...

    Hope you mend well and soon!

    Could it be the chain slipped off the chain ring and the pedal rotated so rapidly you either stumbled or actually lost your footing and stepped through the frame?
    ...
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    Isn't it amazing, planes, trains and automobiles...

    Isn't it amazing, planes, trains and automobiles all look drastically different from their 1894 counterparts and hardly anyone would bat an eye at this 1894 bike, at least in the overall shape of...
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    Interesting. The ones that mystify me are...

    Interesting.

    The ones that mystify me are around here in Arkansas. Every once in a while there will be two white stripes each leg maybe 16" long that form a sort of W with the bottom of the W...
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