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04-19-18, 07:32 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,270
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

You are correct: it was 100% my own fault. ...

You are correct: it was 100% my own fault.

I've come to feel quite embarrassed I even posted this. But I did get to learn I'm pretty much a ***n idiot. I guess I'll work on that instead of...
04-18-18, 07:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,270
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

What was my avatar?

What was my avatar?
04-18-18, 06:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,270
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

No. I did not break them. I "broke them in". Let...

No. I did not break them. I "broke them in". Let me rephrase, 'cuz I hosed it.

Previously, I've bought three new bikes with Deore RDs and rode them through the cable-stretching ("break-in")...
04-18-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,270
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

That was slick, my friend :thumb:

That was slick, my friend :thumb:
04-18-18, 04:56 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,270
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Had To Return A Brand New Bike :(

I've always loved Cannondale. It was my first of many of my adult bikes. Had a mountain, road and hybrid Cannondale. Always reliable, totally solid: I never really had any problems with them.

For...
Forum: Southeast
04-08-18, 09:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

This part of the path (Erskine/Otello) is free...

This part of the path (Erskine/Otello) is free from driveways and businesses. The road is nice but the intersection happens at the bottom of three hills, so no matter which way you travel the urge to...
Forum: Southeast
04-07-18, 07:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 907
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Stone Mountain Path: Clarkston

Despite a dedicated old-rail-line path through the area, road bike cyclists tend to use the streets instead (which is perfectly fine).

WARNING: At the intersection of Erskine and Otello you road...
04-01-18, 05:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 22,498
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I've been using the Schwalbe Spicer, though they...

I've been using the Schwalbe Spicer, though they don't have a 32mm in that line. Their other lines have some phenomenal products.
Forum: Introductions
03-26-18, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I don't even know where to post in here anymore....

I don't even know where to post in here anymore. Things have..... pluralized
Forum: Introductions
03-26-18, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Hi Ron! You have a heckuva memory! Congrats on...

Hi Ron! You have a heckuva memory! Congrats on your move and I'm glad to see you're still at it!
Forum: Introductions
03-25-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 799
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Joined BF As A Young Man, Now I'm An Old Man!

Bikes-N-Drums. Joined when I was about 30, signed back in at a few years under 50.
Atlanta area, near St. Mtn. Path.
There's a rare chance someone may remember me.
Hi.
08-22-06, 08:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I'm honestly amazed at how incredibly serious the...

I'm honestly amazed at how incredibly serious the posts are in this thread! It's as if any theory, story or fable is a platform for legal debate, courtesy & etiquette and psychological profiling. ...
08-22-06, 01:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Ya baited me once and I took it. Now the triple...

Ya baited me once and I took it. Now the triple bait in a single post! I'm not taking it this time: I'm on you you. You're a master baiter.
08-22-06, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Man, people take every aspect of cycling really,...

Man, people take every aspect of cycling really, extra, super seriously these days! If that point wasn't clear at the top of the thread, it sure becomes more clear as one pages down.

Maybe...
08-21-06, 06:58 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Hmm. You might be right about that. Then again,...

Hmm. You might be right about that. Then again, it could just be about making it fun for both of us and exploring other perspectives of these chance encounters that become unofficial competitions. ...
08-21-06, 05:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

It has nothing to do with the kind of bike I...

It has nothing to do with the kind of bike I ride. I'm certainly not a better, faster or cooler rider because of the bike. In cosmological terms, I have little, if any, significance. The story...
08-19-06, 07:12 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,055
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

The Satisfaction Of Losing The Chase

I'm not a speed demon. I was once for about a year but just found myself concentrating on numbers on a computer screen instead of enjoying the ride. Not that I'm a slowpoke either. Since I got a...
08-14-06, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

And there's the rub. It may have been something...

And there's the rub. It may have been something to consider had I been killed or injured, but since I'm not it's an "isolated incident".

And certainly this doesn't happen everyday. But it...
08-14-06, 05:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 598
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Can Bike Paths Be Made Safer From Errant Autos?

I'm lucky to be typing this. A truck came within iches of wiping me and my lady out yesterday.

So we're riding down the bike path, which in this area is nothing more than a widened sidewalk next...
08-10-06, 08:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 585
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

"No ****ing bicycles in Black Forest" Can we...

"No ****ing bicycles in Black Forest"

Can we be certain of its meaning without proper punctuation?

They may have meant...

"No ****ing, bicycles in Black Forest!"

or maybe
08-10-06, 04:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Right. So what if someone kills one of these...

Right. So what if someone kills one of these people?

http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20060809/od_nm/spain_traffic1_dc_1

Same penalty?
08-09-06, 01:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

This is exactly why I am glad to have a justice...

This is exactly why I am glad to have a justice system, broken as it is. The victim's version of justice is always nothing short of medieval.
08-09-06, 01:23 PM
08-09-06, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Decatur Holidy Inn! Great! I can ride the...

Decatur Holidy Inn! Great! I can ride the P.A.T.H. over there!

$200 is a bit steep though
Forum: Recumbent
08-09-06, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Thanks for the advice, folks. I'm gathering from...

Thanks for the advice, folks. I'm gathering from what was posted that this may not be related to an adjustment issue - rather, this just seems to happen for time to time?

Thanks LBM, I'll try an...
Forum: Recumbent
08-08-06, 07:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 721
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

What's Wrong With My Drivetrain?

Bike: Actionbent Road Runner.

So I had my bike's break-in tune up at the LBS that assembled it. Additionally, the chain was initially too short and was causing "lock ups", so they added some links...
08-04-06, 11:47 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,399
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

While this is a tragedy I'm going to play devil's...

While this is a tragedy I'm going to play devil's advocate here. I'd bet that even with 4 brand new tires that this probably couldn't have been prevented.
08-03-06, 02:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Oh, the humanity! Just don't start dressing...

Oh, the humanity!

Just don't start dressing up like them. Especially the "motorcycle enthusiast".
08-03-06, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 686
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I am a hero because I am a submarine sandwich

I am a hero because I am a submarine sandwich
08-03-06, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 368
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Flowery Branch is located by Lake Lanier. Many of...

Flowery Branch is located by Lake Lanier. Many of the roads are no shoulder country type roads. As long as you avoid the arterial roads that take people to the lake you'll have quite a scenic ride....
08-01-06, 03:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 923
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

The Village People Oh, the humanity

The Village People

Oh, the humanity
07-27-06, 03:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 835
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Watching this person's posts all summer have been...

Watching this person's posts all summer have been like watching a never ending David vs Goliath saga.
07-27-06, 03:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,402
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

It's quite sad that considering what happened...

It's quite sad that considering what happened that this thread immediately became a political debate.

My condolences to this woman's family and friends.
07-19-06, 02:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,251
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I used to live for average speed. Why, I don't...

I used to live for average speed. Why, I don't know. I should be enjoying my ride, but instead I compete against myself. What a catastrophe.

Nowadays, my average speed is about as important to...
Forum: Recumbent
07-14-06, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Feh! They said the same thing about son of sam....

Feh! They said the same thing about son of sam. What do they know?!

:D
Forum: Foo
07-14-06, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 549
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Hopefully they're not there to strip his bottom...

Hopefully they're not there to strip his bottom bracket. Or hopefully they are.

Happy B-day Mr. Brown!
Forum: Commuting
07-13-06, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,229
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Maybe he really, really had to take a dump. ...

Maybe he really, really had to take a dump.

Maybe he called his wife at home and another man picked up the phone.

Maybe he was going after the license # of a driver that nearly killed him.
...
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-06, 02:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,018
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I've found that kids really dig the 'bent (for...

I've found that kids really dig the 'bent (for the most part). Last night I passed a little boy, mouth gaping, and once I passed I heard him say "Now THAT'S what I call a BIKE!". :)

There's a boy...
07-10-06, 03:24 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,878
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I know that area. It seems everyone has a...

I know that area. It seems everyone has a cruiser-style bike over there.
07-08-06, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 885
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I suppose I hadn't considered that. Thanks!

I suppose I hadn't considered that. Thanks!
Forum: Foo
07-07-06, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,271
Views: 95,099
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Here I am, rockin' with Dokken, back in the 80s...

Here I am, rockin' with Dokken, back in the 80s or 90s or something.
07-07-06, 11:08 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,878
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I recently returned from a trip to New Orleans. I...

I recently returned from a trip to New Orleans. I was there volunteering for animal rescue. The city is still destroyed in many places. Particularly, the St. Bernard's Parish and Gentilly...
07-07-06, 07:27 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,878
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Had an old cemetery on my route that was always...

Had an old cemetery on my route that was always dark and always cold no matter what the ambient temperature. And I'm talking OLD: there was a grave of a veteran of the revolutionary war there. That...
Forum: Foo
07-06-06, 12:55 PM
Replies: 2,271
Views: 95,099
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Small world! I analyze lab data from an oil...

Small world! I analyze lab data from an oil laboratory.
07-06-06, 12:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 858
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

It's just an observation... and I don't know you...

It's just an observation... and I don't know you and don't wish to offend you... but you seem to be an unusually confrontational person.
Forum: Foo
07-06-06, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,271
Views: 95,099
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Here's a self shot just taken in my office. Note...

Here's a self shot just taken in my office. Note my fabulous enthusiasm.
Forum: Foo
07-06-06, 11:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,537
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Mr. Nature's Trail Mix "Good Nuts Are Good...

Mr. Nature's Trail Mix

"Good Nuts Are Good Health"
07-06-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 510
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

TV newsman accused of enticing kids to ride bikes in floodwater

TV newsman accused of enticing kids to ride bikes in floodwater

Associated Press
Jul. 5, 2006 08:20 AM

NORWALK, Ohio - A television news cameraman paid a $145 fine after police said he enticed...
Forum: Foo
07-06-06, 09:31 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,029
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

Gave up alcohol.

Gave up alcohol.
Forum: Foo
07-06-06, 09:12 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,367
Posted By Bikes-N-Drums

I promise I won't smoke around my kids now, but...

I promise I won't smoke around my kids now, but is it still cool to bum cigarettes from them?
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