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03-08-17, 09:50 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 6,045
Posted By chopsteeks

Well include me in that wimp 'r us club. I rode a...

Well include me in that wimp 'r us club. I rode a few times this year in the 40's but I got seek each time. Perhaps my previous pneumonia illness caused me to start coughing endlessly as I always get...
03-02-17, 10:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,552
Posted By chopsteeks

I have stopped using Ebay for years now. I find...

I have stopped using Ebay for years now. I find the prices on that site not really cheap. The cheap ones are likely to be fake.
03-02-17, 10:12 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,810
Posted By chopsteeks

Sorry if I posted on the wrong board. Mods please...

Sorry if I posted on the wrong board. Mods please move this thread to the appropriate board.
03-02-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,810
Posted By chopsteeks

Are there bad helmets out there that will not protect your noggin ?

Prices on helmets vary quite a bit. Seems to me aerodynamics and style are the factors that dictate prices of helmets.

If I go on the cheaper end, will my noggin be protected as well as the more...
03-02-17, 09:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,697
Posted By chopsteeks

I drove thru Kansas once, thanks for those lane...

I drove thru Kansas once, thanks for those lane markers otherwise I felt I was not moving at all.
03-02-17, 09:56 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By chopsteeks

Thank you folks. I went with bikefkights and for...

Thank you folks. I went with bikefkights and for a 3 day shipping, the cost was $68.57 with insurance and pickup service.
03-01-17, 09:52 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,792
Posted By chopsteeks

Where did you gather the details of the accident...

Where did you gather the details of the accident ? I have not heard nor read any report that the driver of the car was at fault ?
Forum: Foo
02-28-17, 09:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,836
Posted By chopsteeks

CONGRATS !!!! Can I borrow it this weekend ?...

CONGRATS !!!!

Can I borrow it this weekend ? :innocent:
02-28-17, 12:07 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

My English Bulldog, she is in dog heaven now,...

My English Bulldog, she is in dog heaven now, loved to bite and pop bicycle tires. As a present each year, on her birthday, we bought new tubes and put inside a tire just for her to pop....
Forum: Touring
02-27-17, 11:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,725
Posted By chopsteeks

Nope, but two of my dogs got sprayed by a skunk....

Nope, but two of my dogs got sprayed by a skunk. This house backs into an open space. With a 3 foot split railing fence, dogs easily jumped it. Heard them running back thru the bushes..I opened the...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-17, 01:45 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 5,039
Posted By chopsteeks

Those motorized bike should have an auto-shutoff...

Those motorized bike should have an auto-shutoff builtin. When the pavement is flat or on descending down, the motor will shut-off. This will force folks to at least pedal....will be good for them.
02-27-17, 01:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,448
Posted By chopsteeks

Copenhagen is one of my favorite cities....the...

Copenhagen is one of my favorite cities....the city deserves to be called 'The Happiest Place in the World' !!!
02-27-17, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,574
Posted By chopsteeks

Biking Sherpas ? More info please.

Biking Sherpas ? More info please.
02-27-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,238
Posted By chopsteeks

Talking is becoming a lost Art !!!

Talking is becoming a lost Art !!!
02-27-17, 10:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By chopsteeks

Shipping Road Bike from Bay Area to Denver Advice

I want to ship/transport a road bike from the Bay Area to Denver.

As for service and price seems like BikeFlights ($45) is the way to go from reading thru past discussions. Also looked into FedEx...
02-26-17, 11:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,238
Posted By chopsteeks

Sellers who demand phone calls only for most part...

Sellers who demand phone calls only for most part are not really desperate to sell their items. If it sells great.....otherwise. These sellers are really just screening out buyers with attitude.......
02-26-17, 11:25 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,238
Posted By chopsteeks

Just move on down the list. If folks just want to...

Just move on down the list. If folks just want to be contacted only via a call, they have their good reasons......

When I used to sell on craigslist, I required folks to call or email me back with...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-17, 04:22 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,018
Posted By chopsteeks

Sorry to hear this BS from Bianchi.....Definitely...

Sorry to hear this BS from Bianchi.....Definitely Bianchi is off my list if ever I will buy a new bike again.
02-26-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

Dogs are now gang members ? Oh my....:eek:

Dogs are now gang members ? Oh my....:eek:
02-26-17, 10:20 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

The world needs more Ceasar Milan, the dog...

The world needs more Ceasar Milan, the dog whisperer.......
02-25-17, 12:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,604
Posted By chopsteeks

Cashier's check can be cancelled by the buyer...

Cashier's check can be cancelled by the buyer claiming it got lost.
02-24-17, 11:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

Possible, probably, maybe are nothing but...

Possible, probably, maybe are nothing but generalizations and you will always fault the dogs. The OP mentioned he surprised the dogs. Common sense tells me the dogs were being defensive. Likely to...
02-24-17, 09:57 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

I asked the OP if he stopped too close to the dog...

I asked the OP if he stopped too close to the dog (no answer yet). There was a difference with how you got bit. The dog 'attacked' you by running out of the yard and bit you.

But the OP stated...
02-24-17, 09:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

Just curious, why call the police ? Did the dog...

Just curious, why call the police ? Did the dog 'attack' the rider or he invaded the dog's space thus the dog became defensive ?
02-24-17, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 328
Posted By chopsteeks

Yes, white flakes are falling on the Mile High City again

Winter has decided to pass thru Denver again. In as much as I liked to go out to start the cycling season, I started to miss snow. Not a big storm nor it is very cold, but very pretty outside. Time...
02-24-17, 09:28 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 6,321
Posted By chopsteeks

Sorry to hear this. Hope you are ok...and nothing...

Sorry to hear this. Hope you are ok...and nothing serious.

Were the dogs on a leash or you just came too close ? Agitated dogs + an imposing bike too close to them.....dogs got defensive.
02-24-17, 09:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,119
Posted By chopsteeks

You are not weird, just different :innocent: ...

You are not weird, just different :innocent:

As my as I like to support local stores, there are numerous times they do not stock what I am shopping for. They tell me they have it online to order....
02-23-17, 10:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,732
Posted By chopsteeks

Look for previous year's models !! You will be...

Look for previous year's models !! You will be able to get a bike with quality components for cheaper....
Forum: Foo
02-23-17, 09:27 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By chopsteeks

If something goes wrong with that bed say in a...

If something goes wrong with that bed say in a few days or you are just not happy with the bed. Sometimes you can't really tell if the bed is the correct one until you give it a try for a few days....
Forum: Foo
02-23-17, 08:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,522
Posted By chopsteeks

Any item that will be too cumbersome to return. I...

Any item that will be too cumbersome to return. I will never purchase used item online either.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-17, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,263
Views: 271,007
Posted By chopsteeks

Well done !!

Well done !!
Forum: Foo
02-23-17, 05:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,870
Posted By chopsteeks

What was wrong with his so called friends telling...

What was wrong with his so called friends telling him to get off this forum and be with his wife ?
02-23-17, 05:13 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 9,456
Posted By chopsteeks

Am I missing something here ? Is this a...

Am I missing something here ?

Is this a 'signal light' or a 'stop sign' ?

If it is a signal light, why does it matter if it is a rolling stop, complete stop ? A red light only means stop until...
02-22-17, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,119
Posted By chopsteeks

Not to me personally read it happens frequently.

Not to me personally read it happens frequently.
02-21-17, 08:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 951
Posted By chopsteeks

Another :thumb: Very soon one of the hybrids...

Another :thumb:

Very soon one of the hybrids will become your favorite.....you will only ride the other one to justify keeping two.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-17, 08:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,949
Posted By chopsteeks

I am happy for the buyer. If he is happy with...

I am happy for the buyer. If he is happy with getting a loan.....bless his soul. If he is happy about getting his bike....bless his soul.

What I am reading here are folks bragging about how they...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-17, 10:09 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,949
Posted By chopsteeks

Exactly.....unless the person asks for an advice.

Exactly.....unless the person asks for an advice.
Forum: Foo
02-19-17, 10:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,870
Posted By chopsteeks

Why the heck are you talking about lawsuits...

Why the heck are you talking about lawsuits ($$$$$) instead of attending to your wife right now ? Geez....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 09:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By chopsteeks

Hey we are neighbors !!!! Hehehe....

Hey we are neighbors !!!! Hehehe....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 08:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By chopsteeks

Brand spanking new 2014 Fuji Absolute 1.7 I...

Brand spanking new 2014 Fuji Absolute 1.7 I snagged off the clearance rack a few weeks ago.... :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 07:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,415
Posted By chopsteeks

Just glad no harm came your way. When I was...

Just glad no harm came your way.

When I was growing up, we lived in a not very nice neighborhood. Parents taught us never to flaunt anything at all. Do not show or let anyone know what you have....
02-19-17, 07:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,591
Posted By chopsteeks

Unable to ride today. All geared up, water...

Unable to ride today. All geared up, water bottles filled up with Propel drink, energy bars in my little bag.....went out and went right back in. Wind was gusting 25-30 mph, saw a little dust storm....
02-19-17, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,867
Posted By chopsteeks

Wow, very well done !!! Can I be your friend...

Wow, very well done !!!

Can I be your friend too ?:D:innocent:
02-19-17, 03:12 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 4,578
Posted By chopsteeks

Fast Food: Funny that my cravings for fast...

Fast Food:

Funny that my cravings for fast food go down the more I exercise or stay physically active. Listen to your body !!

Learned this the hard way as I kept ignoring what my body was...
02-19-17, 12:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,113
Posted By chopsteeks

X2. Also read that review ....hahaha, ended...

X2.

Also read that review ....hahaha, ended up getting Fuji Absolute 1.7 the 2014 flavor on closeout.
02-19-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,525
Posted By chopsteeks

:thumb:

:thumb:
02-19-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,584
Posted By chopsteeks

One trick I learned from riding my...

One trick I learned from riding my motorcycle....always watch the tires !!

I was on my Sports Bike waiting for the left turn to turn green......this was a double left turn. Beside me was a huge...
02-19-17, 11:21 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,525
Posted By chopsteeks

Oh around 5 years ago....I was riding a brand...

Oh around 5 years ago....I was riding a brand spanking new Road Bike. I was dressed like GQ's poster boy for Tour de France......then approached a busy intersection.......boom bam cover my...
02-19-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,591
Posted By chopsteeks

In the mile high city of the Rockies, it is...

In the mile high city of the Rockies, it is definitely spring riding weather. Winter ??? What is that ??

Also, changed the oil on the lawn mower !!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-17, 11:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,178
Posted By chopsteeks

Yogurt + Protein Powder + Milk.

Yogurt + Protein Powder + Milk.
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