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11-12-02, 02:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By A F Baker

...jealous?

...jealous?
11-12-02, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By A F Baker

Here is the scenery that I get to look at....

Here is the scenery that I get to look at....
11-12-02, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By A F Baker

Here is a wintertime pic...

Here is a wintertime pic...
11-12-02, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By A F Baker

Try this one...

Try this one...
11-08-02, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By A F Baker

I think "hvor længe har i blevet i Danmark?"...

I think "hvor længe har i blevet i Danmark?" means something like "How long will you stay in Danmark?
11-08-02, 03:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By A F Baker

Hejna is Swedish for hello.:)

Hejna is Swedish for hello.:)
11-08-02, 01:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 697
Posted By A F Baker

Hejna!

Hejna!
11-08-02, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 762
Posted By A F Baker

Just like this:

Just like this:
11-05-02, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By A F Baker

2003 Giant Yukon

I bought a bike like this last night. Anyone one here own a bike like this? How do you like it? How does it handle on roads and trails?
08-10-02, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By A F Baker

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?threadid=...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?threadid=5583&highlight=immortal+class

Check out this link.
08-10-02, 04:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By A F Baker

Don't miss this film on Monday 8-12-02

http://www.sundancechannel.com/destinations/?destinations=matteroffact

The film is called Pedal, and it is about bike messengers in NY City. It should be cool! It is on the Sundance Channel at...
08-03-02, 09:04 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 25,757
Posted By A F Baker

I'm 6'3', and I could crush Francois Simon...

I'm 6'3', and I could crush Francois Simon between my toes. However, I have never had the desire to become a professional cyclist. I'll never be a specialist at mountains, and I'll never find...
07-30-02, 07:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By A F Baker

I think I know where I can get one for very...

I think I know where I can get one for very cheap. A family member of mine (with a bit too much money) bought a bike trailer a few years ago, and has used it once.

Thanks oceanrider. I'm very...
07-30-02, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By A F Baker

...and a child is not completely obnoxious until...

...and a child is not completely obnoxious until the younger sibling arrives.
07-30-02, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 519
Posted By A F Baker

What has prevented you from riding this year?

Here is my excuse. He arrived on 24 July, and until then I've felt guilty leaving my pregnant wife alone with a 3 year old while I go riding through the countryside.
Forum: Commuting
07-30-02, 07:29 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,909
Posted By A F Baker

98 Ford F150 w/ a radio that goes boom boom :) ...

98 Ford F150 w/ a radio that goes boom boom :)

99 Dodge Caravan w/ a radio that usually plays a tune like this...
The wheels on the bus go round and round...
07-30-02, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 373
Posted By A F Baker

I live in a medium sized Central Kentucky town,...

I live in a medium sized Central Kentucky town, and not only do we have paramedics who ride bicycles, we also have bicycle cops.
The bicycle cops ride about 30 miles a day in their patrol. The...
04-24-02, 04:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 911
Posted By A F Baker

My wife wouldn't let me buy the 700 dollar bike,...

My wife wouldn't let me buy the 700 dollar bike, so I bought a new (to me) truck instead. I still haven't figured that out!
04-11-02, 06:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 585
Posted By A F Baker

I think the best way to make that bike look...

I think the best way to make that bike look prettier is to invite Lance to ride it. Good luck.
Forum: Commuting
04-11-02, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By A F Baker

It takes me 9 minutes to ride on my bike from...

It takes me 9 minutes to ride on my bike from home to work. I can get home for lunch in the same amount of time, but I have to climb two moderate hills. If my knees ache, or I just wimp out, I can...
04-06-02, 07:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,215
Posted By A F Baker

I rode a C-dale C400 today, and I really like it....

I rode a C-dale C400 today, and I really like it. I think I'm going to buy one in a few weeks.
04-01-02, 08:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 353
Posted By A F Baker

campus day!!

Tomorrow it will be 71 degrees in Central Kentucky. This will be the first day this Spring that the weather will be warm enough for shorts. I am sooo looking forward to riding my bicycle through...
04-01-02, 08:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 431
Posted By A F Baker

Compared to Last Year...

Last Spring was my first start of the warm season on a bicycle in about 5 or 6 years. I have been riding almost everyday since December 2000. It is funny how I've changed as a cyclist by just...
04-01-02, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,373
Posted By A F Baker

Good Job Joe! I think this is the second year in...

Good Job Joe! I think this is the second year in a row that I've fallen for your April Fool's joke.
03-24-02, 09:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By A F Baker

dag-on my knees hurt

I thought cycling caused miminal stress to your knees. I read somewhere that in fact cycling cause less stress to your knees than walking. I've had ONE wreck in the past 3000 miles, and it was in...
03-17-02, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 611
Posted By A F Baker

My son is only 2, and can only ride a tricycle...

My son is only 2, and can only ride a tricycle (which he calls his "bike"). Today I went cycling, and before I left the house, I was riding around where my son could see me. I saw a look on his...
03-06-02, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,745
Posted By A F Baker

I ride my bicycle because I like to ride my...

I ride my bicycle because I like to ride my bicycle; I ride my bicycle when I want to ride my bicycle, which is most of the time, because I like to ride my bicycle; I ride my bicycle even when my...
03-01-02, 09:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 802
Posted By A F Baker

73 hilly miles.

73 hilly miles.
02-24-02, 10:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 678
Posted By A F Baker

www.diabetes.org/tourdecure/...

www.diabetes.org/tourdecure/ (http://www.diabetes.org/tourdecure/)

I would love to do the Tour de Cure this year. I just looked at the website, and so far there isn't a tour in Kentucky. I may...
02-22-02, 08:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,456
Posted By A F Baker

Good point Pete. I like to say "motorists" when...

Good point Pete. I like to say "motorists" when referring to them, and "cyclist" when referring to me. If I really want to be honest, however, I'd have to say that I'm both.
02-20-02, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 906
Posted By A F Baker

My great uncle had a trike. He died in the early...

My great uncle had a trike. He died in the early 1980's, and I haven't seen the trike since. I always loved to look at the trike; I never saw my great uncle riding it. It was in excellent...
02-18-02, 06:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 630
Posted By A F Baker

barrda, You and I are about the same size. I...

barrda,
You and I are about the same size. I didn't have a problem finding bicycling shorts at all. I wear a size XL shorts. The problem you are going to have is getting up the nerve to wear...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-02, 07:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,132
Posted By A F Baker

It sounds like Pete finally saw the commercial on...

It sounds like Pete finally saw the commercial on tv about the guy who reached the end of the internet.:crash:
02-11-02, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,033
Posted By A F Baker

http://www.chibikefed.org/ I learned about...

http://www.chibikefed.org/

I learned about this website from the book called The Immortal Class by Travis Culley. The book is about bike couriers in Chicago, and the website is at least partly...
02-11-02, 06:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 567
Posted By A F Baker

I can imagine what the CarForums website post...

I can imagine what the CarForums website post would look like to the question: What happens at a red light when a bicyclist rides up to your window and tells you that you are rude, and you should...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 08:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,313
Posted By A F Baker

I live in the same town as my parents. On a...

I live in the same town as my parents. On a daily basis my mother tells me she wishes I wouldn't ride my bike all the time, but especially to work. It drives me crazy! She said to me not long ago,...
02-08-02, 07:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 563
Posted By A F Baker

I make fun of the sedentary folk where I work...

I make fun of the sedentary folk where I work when they bi#@h about the heat or cold weather.

BTW, I went to lunch today with a few guys I work with who tend to eat too much. There were 5 of us...
02-08-02, 07:40 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 10,529
Posted By A F Baker

<--This is exactly what my bike looks like. I...

<--This is exactly what my bike looks like. I got bored one day at work and drew this with my paint program.
02-05-02, 06:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,107
Posted By A F Baker

Jon, what is an UNWORDLY pack rat? I thought you...

Jon, what is an UNWORDLY pack rat? I thought you liked to read.

I haven't seen Breaking Away yet. My favorite cycling movie is still American Flyers . It was on last night on HBO. I saw the...
02-05-02, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,186
Posted By A F Baker

'...it takes a community to raise' a NEWBIE.:) ...

'...it takes a community to raise' a NEWBIE.:) I've been around the block more than a few times on my bike, but when it comes to bicycle mechanical problems, I'm still a newbie.

My front hub QR...
02-04-02, 08:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,186
Posted By A F Baker

Maybe I've got my QR too tight. I'll go out in a...

Maybe I've got my QR too tight. I'll go out in a bit to loosen it.
If it eliminates the noise, I'll make sure to post it.
02-02-02, 07:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,186
Posted By A F Baker

I've got Shimano 105s for my front and rear hubs....

I've got Shimano 105s for my front and rear hubs. I've only put about 3000 miles on the hubs. Today I noticed a bit of noise in the rear hub. It would suck if I needed new hubs. I just got new...
01-31-02, 05:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,186
Posted By A F Baker

Funny noise in my front hub

I've got a noise that I think is coming out of my front hub. It kind of sounds like a grinding. It happens even if I'm not pedaling. What could it be?
Forum: Commuting
01-30-02, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By A F Baker

You're right Chris. The hand sign will not get...

You're right Chris. The hand sign will not get me to work alive.
Being agressive will not get me to work alive. Being non-agressive will not get me to work alive. Riding a bike will not get me to...
01-29-02, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By A F Baker

If you had eyes in the back of your head, you'd...

If you had eyes in the back of your head, you'd have to have holes in the back of your helmet.
Forum: Commuting
01-29-02, 09:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 629
Posted By A F Baker

I'm an agressive commuter, and I'll admit it...

I'm an agressive commuter, and I'll admit it openly. I got honked at TWICE this morning in the span of one minute. The line of traffic behind me was quite long, and the idiots were too scared to...
01-27-02, 10:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 577
Posted By A F Baker

I wouldn't mind having another butt cheek. ...

I wouldn't mind having another butt cheek. Imagine the sounds vibrating against a third cheek!:D
Forum: Commuting
01-25-02, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By A F Baker

Even if I walk at a fast rate to work I barely...

Even if I walk at a fast rate to work I barely break a sweat. Sometimes I'll be sweating when I arrive at work if while cycling I've raced an 18-wheeler from the stop light down the hill to the...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-02, 07:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 620
Posted By A F Baker

I don't have a choice Pete. My car sits in my...

I don't have a choice Pete. My car sits in my driveway with a flat tire and a dead battery from the lack of use. Besides I cancelled my insurance last year. Luckily I live so close to work. If I...
01-23-02, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,671
Posted By A F Baker

RayBan, Have you read The Immortal Class by...

RayBan, Have you read The Immortal Class by Travis Culley? It is about cycling and Chicago. I finished it a few months ago. I think I'll read it again really soon.
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