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I ate it on the way to work today

Old 02-23-09, 10:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Hot Potato View Post
Did you ever discover the cause?
No, we were going out of town the next day so I ended up driving, and I was off today, so I haven't been back by there yet. I'll be looking when I pass it again though.
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Old 02-23-09, 10:57 PM
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Originally Posted by BA Commuter View Post
Everything should be better now that Locke fixed the monkey wheel. When are we???

Stay safe & LOST!
I don't understand this at all.
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Old 02-23-09, 11:11 PM
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Originally Posted by xB_Nutt View Post
What bike had you been riding prior to the Tri bike? I find that when I switch from a slacker geometry bike to a tighter one and vise versa, it takes a little time to adjust my steering inputs to ensure I get the desired results.
Glad you asked cause now there's a reason to post some pictures, and I think we can all agree that pictures make every thread better.

This is the bike I was riding when I wiped out:


This is what I rode the day before:


This is what I've been riding most of the time:


And this is what I'll be riding soon:


Which used to look like this:
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Old 02-24-09, 02:24 PM
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Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
I took some trolley tracks (embedded in the road) at a bad angle once, and I felt a sudden jerk to the right sort of what I think you're describing. The bike went down, but I somehow managed to clip out and land on both feet Not really sure how I pulled that one off. It just sort of happened.
Not as impressive, but I was once trying to make a very sharp uphill turn on a narrow path (Gasworks hill if you're familiar with Seattle) and felt my road bike going down under me. Somehow I managed to eject myself: launch myself off the bike, unclip both feet, and land next to my bike as it toppled over in the grass.
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Old 02-24-09, 03:48 PM
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Originally Posted by JanMM View Post
Team Cinzano likes to sneak up on folks and stick a frame pump into the front wheel. Very sneaky.
That gets a laughy face
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Old 02-24-09, 06:45 PM
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Doing a steep mtb downhill, I'm thinking
"I am ze great downhillair" next thing I'm plowing 15 feet
of trail with my shoulder. Even had time to think about it
as my head is bouncing.
I just chalk it up to what I call "bicycle moments".
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Old 02-24-09, 06:53 PM
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If you like the middle of the lane it could have been a small spot of oil.

On this morning's ride a gentleman on a mtb was coming over the bridge just before a right turn. For some reason the guy turned hard right and almost flipped the bike over. Luckily he corrected his mistake and just rode away.
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Old 02-24-09, 10:19 PM
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You probably did this already, but did you check if everything was screwed tight, like your handlebar stem or something else in that area?
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