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03-24-16, 01:32 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,225
Posted By Artkansas

http://brimages.bikeboardmedia.netdna-cdn.com/wp-c...

http://brimages.bikeboardmedia.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Bird-of-Prey-10.jpg

I agree.
03-24-16, 01:14 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,225
Posted By Artkansas

I like the view from my recumbent better. Too...

I like the view from my recumbent better. Too much staring at pavement with this one.

But it's not exactly a new concept. The first prone bike was manufactured in 1897 according to Wikipedia...
Forum: Commuting
03-21-16, 11:58 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,841
Posted By Artkansas

I think what really sets off your commuting bike...

I think what really sets off your commuting bike is that you can optimize it specifically to your commute since that tends to be a ride that you do repeatedly.

Beyond that, it all depends on what...
03-20-16, 03:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,377
Posted By Artkansas

Congratulations! :thumb: I'm so envious.

Congratulations! :thumb: I'm so envious.
03-17-16, 01:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,403
Posted By Artkansas

We all have our own answers to that. If you...

We all have our own answers to that.

If you had just one bike and then a beater backup, how would that be.

My main bike that gets 99% of the riding is a streetified mountain bike that is 27...
03-14-16, 09:47 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 68,639
Posted By Artkansas

Very cool.

Very cool.
03-12-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,502
Posted By Artkansas

Nice bike there. Alt Bikes is one of the smaller...

Nice bike there. Alt Bikes is one of the smaller forums, so it can be kind of quiet sometimes.

I've never heard of path racing. What is it?

Your bike reminds me of a Wright St. Clair one of...
03-10-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 68,639
Posted By Artkansas

Last Sunday, after work, I rode to the State...

Last Sunday, after work, I rode to the State Capitol.

They were having a marathon run throughout downtown and I figured that the Capitol, because multiple bus lines stop there, would be the least...
03-09-16, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 9,452
Posted By Artkansas

It reminded me of the Couchbike by Bicycle Forest...

It reminded me of the Couchbike by Bicycle Forest (http://www.bikeforest.com/cb/cb.php)a number of years ago. Their's is a tandem.
...
03-08-16, 03:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,564
Posted By Artkansas

Not many cars here. ...

Not many cars here.

http://www.pointhappy.com/gcf/VENICE.JPG
03-01-16, 05:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,387
Posted By Artkansas

Bikes vs Cars

Bikes vs Cars (http://www.bikes-vs-cars.com/) is a new movie by Fredrik Gertten.

The ad from the theater where I work says "Bikes vs Cars depicts a global crisis that we all deep down know we need...
02-29-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,241
Posted By Artkansas

Nope. Never saw it.

Nope. Never saw it.
Forum: Recumbent
02-28-16, 08:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,033
Posted By Artkansas

Touring Russia and China on bents

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qTeOcY1lug&feature=player_detailpage

Pretty Cool.
02-26-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By Artkansas

Was that the Riviera campus? Where UCSB got its...

Was that the Riviera campus? Where UCSB got its start. I always enjoyed visiting there.
02-26-16, 05:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By Artkansas

You can take that up with the Daily Nexus.

You can take that up with the Daily Nexus.
02-24-16, 12:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By Artkansas

Yeah, the local university has virtually none. I...

Yeah, the local university has virtually none. I can understand. The two main streets near it are nasty on a bicycle. High traffic, poor condition, little room for bikes and uneducated drivers.
02-23-16, 10:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,953
Posted By Artkansas

just walk, bike, take the bus or train when...

just walk, bike, take the bus or train when possible. To my mind LCF is a day by day thing. Some days you are car-free, other days you are not (at least in these times). Do what you can, but don't...
02-22-16, 03:49 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 39,089
Posted By Artkansas

I understand. When I went to Santa Monica...

I understand. When I went to Santa Monica College, I bicycle commuted from Inglewood.
02-22-16, 03:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By Artkansas

I went there before the roundabouts were built. I...

I went there before the roundabouts were built. I don't recall anyone I knew having a bike accident on campus, though someone stomped on my bicycle while it was in a parking lot. I assume it was...
02-17-16, 01:15 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,506
Posted By Artkansas

One girlfriend and I took a week's trip up from...

One girlfriend and I took a week's trip up from Los Angeles and spent New Year's Eve in Solvang. We took the train from L.A. to Oxnard, got off and rode our bikes up into the Mountains and camped at...
02-16-16, 12:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,718
Posted By Artkansas

The problems with biking

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=_Io7vMjvC3U

UCSB is a Gold level Bicycle Friendly University, a paradise for bicycling. Apparently people bicycle as they drive. :lol: Enjoy
02-15-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,506
Posted By Artkansas

Yeah, after that, I took the train up to...

Yeah, after that, I took the train up to Copenhagen and then got invited to stay in Stockholm by a Swedish lady. That was fun.
02-13-16, 03:32 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,093
Posted By Artkansas

Talk to the bank officers. They may have a...

Talk to the bank officers. They may have a security video that shows the incident and the license plate of the car.
Forum: Commuting
02-11-16, 03:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,165
Posted By Artkansas

In one of my more recent jobs, on of my tasks was...

In one of my more recent jobs, on of my tasks was to make sure that the ads on the Jumbotron at the local sports arena played during the Arkansas Twister's games. I got to ride from our company to...
Forum: Commuting
02-11-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 7,165
Posted By Artkansas

Early in my career I did. I was a Utility Worker...

Early in my career I did. I was a Utility Worker B at Hughes Aircraft. My job was to move boxes and parts from point A to point B by whatever means necessary. Sometimes, point B was at the location...
02-11-16, 01:28 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 35,506
Posted By Artkansas

I'm glad you had fun on your trip. One time,...

I'm glad you had fun on your trip.

One time, touring in Europe. I stopped in Venice and then took the train to Calais. Only my bicycle got shipped to Boulogne. I waited a week for it to arrive in...
02-10-16, 05:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Artkansas

Congratulations!

Congratulations!
02-09-16, 09:48 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 9,054
Posted By Artkansas

Arcology was coined by Paolo Soleri in the 1960s...

Arcology was coined by Paolo Soleri in the 1960s to refer to a combination of Architecture and Ecology. Follow this link to Soleri's Arcology page. ...
02-09-16, 02:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,688
Posted By Artkansas

Comparing my thick rolled oats to the OPs instant...

Comparing my thick rolled oats to the OPs instant oatmeal, the difference, beyond cooking it to a porridge, is:

SUGAR, SALT, CALCIUM CARBONATE, GUAR GUM, SPICES, NIACINAMIDE*, REDUCED IRON,...
02-08-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,688
Posted By Artkansas

Give up oatmeal, eat oats. I sprinkle a few...

Give up oatmeal, eat oats.

I sprinkle a few raisins in a bowl and then drop in 1/3 of a cup of organic thick rolled oats. I fill the bowl with water so it is about 1/8" above the oats. Then I...
02-03-16, 10:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,721
Posted By Artkansas

I have realized that even though I have owned and...

I have realized that even though I have owned and ridden my American Eagle/Nishiki since 1976, there have been times where it was ridden hard and times when it was not ridden at all. The bike that...
02-02-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,495
Posted By Artkansas

When I purchased a 1962 Falcon Squire wagon in...

When I purchased a 1962 Falcon Squire wagon in 1994, I remembered this ad.

http://www.magazine-advertisements.com/uploads/2/1/8/4/21844100/4949743_orig.jpg
01-31-16, 11:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,263
Posted By Artkansas

My mother's doctoral dissertation was on...

My mother's doctoral dissertation was on redesigning the claw hammer.
01-31-16, 08:11 PM
Replies: 60
Ice
Views: 3,125
Posted By Artkansas

It was 73 degrees today. I celebrated by riding...

It was 73 degrees today. I celebrated by riding the entire 7 miles to work and actually getting my right foot over the top tube when mounting the bike.

Since the encounter with black ice, to get...
01-30-16, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,013
Posted By Artkansas

Since I was car-free when I first left my...

Since I was car-free when I first left my father's house, car-free living has figured into every place I lived except two, those were when I was married. Usually, the big factor I considered was...
01-26-16, 10:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,517
Posted By Artkansas

Several years ago I took my bike in for an...

Several years ago I took my bike in for an overhaul. $300 in parts and labor for a bike that was originally a freebie. It was money well spent.
01-26-16, 07:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,771
Posted By Artkansas

Little Rock and North Little Rock have a...

Little Rock and North Little Rock have a streetcar system (http://www.littlerock.com/maps/streetcars/) in their downtowns. It's a good way for tourists to get around. I've only been on it once. We...
01-25-16, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By Artkansas

My cousin in NYC used to be a bike messenger....

My cousin in NYC used to be a bike messenger. This weekend he had a lot of shots of him out in the snow with his daughter in semi deserted New York.
01-25-16, 10:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,541
Posted By Artkansas

I was supposed to be at work that day. But I...

I was supposed to be at work that day. But I opted out based on the black ice I had fallen on the week before. In weather like this last year, I walked to work. this year I informed my boss that due...
01-25-16, 04:16 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,914
Posted By Artkansas

When I moved to Little Rock, I rented a car for 3...

When I moved to Little Rock, I rented a car for 3 days so I could find an apartment. I got the insurance. And somewhere along the way I met a small rock that flew into the windshield, cracking it....
01-24-16, 05:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,914
Posted By Artkansas

I have it, through Safeco. It's liability only. I...

I have it, through Safeco. It's liability only. I converted when I sold my car.
01-19-16, 01:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,630
Posted By Artkansas

I need her side of the story.

I need her side of the story.
01-19-16, 09:35 AM
Replies: 60
Ice
Views: 3,125
Posted By Artkansas

That was my problem, I had been riding on that...

That was my problem, I had been riding on that street for a little while without problem. I did not expect ice.

However, at the exact point I needed to start getting over, a storm drain or...
01-19-16, 07:14 AM
Replies: 60
Ice
Views: 3,125
Posted By Artkansas

Well, yesterday I successfully made it down Cedar...

Well, yesterday I successfully made it down Cedar Hill Rd. It had not rained recently so that spot at the top was safe. There had been a light dusting of snow during the night though. I descended...
01-14-16, 04:56 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,824
Posted By Artkansas

My front tire needs to be pumped up every day. ...

My front tire needs to be pumped up every day. I'll probably have to change the tube some time this year.
01-11-16, 07:47 PM
Replies: 60
Ice
Views: 3,125
Posted By Artkansas

I just encountered some this morning that almost...

I just encountered some this morning that almost made me surrender. It was at the top of Cedar Hill Road. A ruptured pipe somewhere under ground meant that a lot of water was covering the road from...
01-02-16, 11:14 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 48,839
Posted By Artkansas

Where I live it's very hilly, we get about 50" of...

Where I live it's very hilly, we get about 50" of rain per year. In winter we get a few days of ice, but rarely snow. We get tornados but not as many as Oklahoma. Our weather is second-hand Texas...
12-24-15, 01:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 819
Posted By Artkansas

Not many highlights this year. Just my on-going...

Not many highlights this year. Just my on-going struggle with Cedar Hill Road...
12-22-15, 09:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,700
Posted By Artkansas

When I moved to Arkansas from the desert, I...

When I moved to Arkansas from the desert, I packed my bike in a shipping box with instructions to ship it out. Apparently, while it waited to go, a black widow spider made herself a home in the box....
12-20-15, 04:20 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,938
Posted By Artkansas

So I saw. That behavior will have to be tailored...

So I saw. That behavior will have to be tailored for each area. Russian drivers seem to have less lane discipline and drive more aggressively than Americans.
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