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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-08, 12:07 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,126
Posted By Feathers

Anything with understated graphics moves up a few...

Anything with understated graphics moves up a few rungs on the style ladder.
The old-school blue Eddy Merckx pictured earlier was extremely nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,126
Posted By Feathers

Sweet! Extra points for the titanium seatpost...

Sweet! Extra points for the titanium seatpost and matching titanium stem. Nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-08, 06:03 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 6,349,126
Posted By Feathers

Coldest state, hottest governor. Don't know if...

Coldest state, hottest governor. Don't know if she rides bicycles.
08-30-08, 11:11 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,643
Posted By Feathers

Witnessing someone taking a good smack to the...

Witnessing someone taking a good smack to the head in the midst of a crash is usually enough to convince the doubters.
08-30-08, 03:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 981
Posted By Feathers

Perhaps there is a mechanic in Vancouver who can...

Perhaps there is a mechanic in Vancouver who can purchase the bike for $40.00, install new tubes, tires, cables, and brakepads, as well as clean & lubricate the whole bike.
He or she can then...
08-30-08, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,401
Posted By Feathers

The bike will command a higher price with fresh,...

The bike will command a higher price with fresh, functional, and safe new tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-08, 02:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,032
Posted By Feathers

A longer stem will slow the perceived...

A longer stem will slow the perceived "twitchiness" if you can accommodate being slightly more stretched across the top of the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-08, 07:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,627
Posted By Feathers

Awesome news! Congratulations!

Awesome news! Congratulations!
08-28-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,914
Posted By Feathers

Exactly. Take it to the P&R dustbin.

Exactly. Take it to the P&R dustbin.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-08, 02:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,094
Posted By Feathers

Drag your feet forcefully on the ground. Shoes...

Drag your feet forcefully on the ground. Shoes can be replaced later.
08-27-08, 01:53 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 9,643
Posted By Feathers

Helmets weigh virtually nothing and the...

Helmets weigh virtually nothing and the protection they provide is very valuable.
It's a personal decision, but people who opt not to wear a helmet are behaving in a very silly manner.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-08, 02:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,627
Posted By Feathers

I know. That's why I said what I said.

I know. That's why I said what I said.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-08, 11:30 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,627
Posted By Feathers

Sweet bike that looks great. Love the...

Sweet bike that looks great. Love the aerodynamic sweep of the seat tube.
Raleigh definitely outshines other Asian-sourced bicycles in terms of their attention-to-detail and overall finish.
Forum: Commuting
08-23-08, 01:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,658
Posted By Feathers

One could always ride 4x per week and drive 1x...

One could always ride 4x per week and drive 1x per week with all the food/clothes/toiletries/shoes that might be needed for the whole week.
No muss, no fuss.
Forum: Introductions
08-23-08, 01:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Feathers

Welcome!

Welcome!
08-23-08, 12:36 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,884
Posted By Feathers

My butt.

My butt.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-08, 12:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 806
Posted By Feathers

You would probably enjoy PrimalWear jerseys.

You would probably enjoy PrimalWear jerseys.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-08, 12:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,489
Posted By Feathers

What about Spectrum, Goodrich, Parlee, Sachs,...

What about Spectrum, Goodrich, Parlee, Sachs, Rivendell, Mariposa, Hampsten, Strong, Weigle, Baylis, Walker, Vanilla, Swann, Rebolledo, and other custom builders? Where do they fit in?
08-23-08, 12:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By Feathers

Either geometry, riding lots of miles, plus a...

Either geometry, riding lots of miles, plus a sensible diet will help with controlling weight.
There are going to be many cruel responses to your query. Steady your nerves for the onslaught.
08-22-08, 09:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,733
Posted By Feathers

Absolutely, positively correct. The energy...

Absolutely, positively correct.
The energy transfer (whether from a small car or a large truck) to a pedestrian or cyclist is enormous. Even getting hit at 15 m.p.h. could easily be fatal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,643
Posted By Feathers

Holy frijoles that guy has nearly 20,000 posts!

Holy frijoles that guy has nearly 20,000 posts!
08-21-08, 01:01 AM
Replies: 458
Views: 23,561
Posted By Feathers

Zen is a funny word.

Zen is a funny word.
08-21-08, 12:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,198
Posted By Feathers

Sidi winter cycling shoes coupled with neoprene...

Sidi winter cycling shoes coupled with neoprene stretch booties over top.
N-I-C-E!
08-20-08, 11:10 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 8,648
Posted By Feathers

Absolutely, positively a correct post. The...

Absolutely, positively a correct post. The trucker may have already checked his mirrors before starting his turn and the arrival of the passing cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-08, 01:49 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 14,838
Posted By Feathers

Interesting point-of-view from the man. Lots...

Interesting point-of-view from the man.
Lots of folks would be more pleased with wider tires if they gave them a whirl. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-08, 01:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By Feathers

Curt Goodrich is located in the building closest...

Curt Goodrich is located in the building closest to Hennepin Avenue (paralleling it) if one pulls into the driveway nearest the little coffee shop.
He is a true gentleman-among-gentlemen and a...
08-07-08, 11:17 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,236
Posted By Feathers

Ouch. That hurt to watch.

Ouch. That hurt to watch.
07-27-08, 12:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,513
Posted By Feathers

HenryL's friend sounds like a very cool cat! ...

HenryL's friend sounds like a very cool cat!
I would love to see one of those penny farthings still "in action" out on the streets! :)
07-26-08, 12:22 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 130,808
Posted By Feathers

Precisely. Having to do it because you're forced...

Precisely. Having to do it because you're forced because your wife is scheduled to give birth or you need to catch an overseas flight to Tokyo are unpleasant reasons to pedal faster.
It also...
Forum: Introductions
07-26-08, 12:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 218
Posted By Feathers

Welcome! Visiting scenic Minneapolis this week...

Welcome! Visiting scenic Minneapolis this week on business. Good to see you here with your Raleigh!
Forum: Commuting
07-19-08, 05:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,576
Posted By Feathers

Workplaces with complete locker room and shower...

Workplaces with complete locker room and shower facilities would likely push many more people to consider the option.
Forum: Commuting
07-17-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,576
Posted By Feathers

HenryL, it is probably due to the height of...

HenryL, it is probably due to the height of summer vacations and reduced need to be at the workplace.
07-14-08, 03:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,084
Posted By Feathers

Shoot, I didn't know that Siu Blue Wind had...

Shoot, I didn't know that Siu Blue Wind had crossed the magical 50-year barrier!
The writing style seems very youthful and everything. Good on ya'! :)
07-12-08, 09:26 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,044
Posted By Feathers

gunga din- Are those aluminum cranks...

gunga din-

Are those aluminum cranks pictured and you're imagining what would happen if they were carbon fiber, or are those actually carbon fiber cranks that have absorbed many rock smacks/hits...
07-12-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,162
Posted By Feathers

Just open another thread.

Just open another thread.
07-11-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,029
Posted By Feathers

That is fast for 50+ age guys no matter how you...

That is fast for 50+ age guys no matter how you slice it.
You must all be pretty buff or at least have a couple riders who can really drop the hammer and generate speed.
07-07-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 990
Posted By Feathers

I would continue to ride on the right to minimize...

I would continue to ride on the right to minimize hassles and use *extreme caution* in areas where getting left-hooked by a turning car could become a real issue.
07-07-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 833
Posted By Feathers

Rudy Project Ekynox SX prescription sunglasses...

Rudy Project Ekynox SX prescription sunglasses are unbelievably good. Clarity is simply fantastic.
07-06-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 839
Posted By Feathers

You are exactly correct. They are rebels without...

You are exactly correct. They are rebels without a clue, oops, I mean, rebels without a cause.
07-02-08, 12:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,313
Posted By Feathers

About what "revolution" do you keep writing...

About what "revolution" do you keep writing about?
07-01-08, 10:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,702
Posted By Feathers

Sweet! You guys absolutely know your trains. :)

Sweet! You guys absolutely know your trains. :)
07-01-08, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 758
Posted By Feathers

Bummer to hear this update. I was considering...

Bummer to hear this update. I was considering this model but your narrative has given me pause.
07-01-08, 10:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,313
Posted By Feathers

wonder if Tom Stormcrowe knew of these riders? ...

wonder if Tom Stormcrowe knew of these riders? he is active towards raising money for diabetes research.
06-26-08, 03:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,687
Posted By Feathers

Perhaps they threw something at you, too.

Perhaps they threw something at you, too.
06-25-08, 10:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 444
Posted By Feathers

My same sentiments. Especially if organizers...

My same sentiments. Especially if organizers cancel official registration and riders and their bicycles just automagically arrive at the departure spot.
06-24-08, 11:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,865
Posted By Feathers

What is DIAF?

What is DIAF?
06-24-08, 09:22 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,865
Posted By Feathers

I always love the absurd "taxation" angle as if...

I always love the absurd "taxation" angle as if cyclists n-e-v-e-r use cars, trucks, or motorcycles. Yeah, right.
06-23-08, 11:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,301
Posted By Feathers

Anything with a very high SPF does have a bit of...

Anything with a very high SPF does have a bit of "marketing hype" associated with it. I just happen to enjoy the light & pleasing fragrance of the Neutrogena product. :)
06-23-08, 11:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,842
Posted By Feathers

dirtysanchez, there is no need for violence in...

dirtysanchez, there is no need for violence in the scenario described!
06-23-08, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,842
Posted By Feathers

Sometimes people are fiddling with their stereos,...

Sometimes people are fiddling with their stereos, fumbling for the bottled water rolling on the floor, spanking their kid in the rear seat, reaching for cigarettes, and doing everything else but...
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