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12-18-10, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By Goatbiker

Driver Bbehaving badly? Yellow Card 'em.

http://www.boingboing.net/2010/12/18/magnetic-yellow-card.html
Forum: Recumbent
10-11-09, 01:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,917
Posted By Goatbiker

Being a 'bent ambassador takes its toll...

Being a 'bent ambassador takes its toll sometimes, but spreading the word to those who are open to listening is what's making this industry grow.

Good on ya.
10-10-09, 11:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 806
Posted By Goatbiker

55>, Foxy's is a great century for people...

55>,

Foxy's is a great century for people who don't think they can do one.

You ride about 20 miles, have a nice rest, and eat a lot of food. You ride about 21 miles, have a nice rest, and eat...
Forum: Recumbent
10-01-09, 10:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,337
Posted By Goatbiker

I used to get all possessive of the MUP that...

I used to get all possessive of the MUP that forms part of my commute ( I called it a 'bike trail') until I saw one of those signs that remind us that pedestrians have right-of-way over bikes.
...
08-28-09, 08:26 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,695
Posted By Goatbiker

Red Rider, If you ride, I think I'll have...

Red Rider,

If you ride, I think I'll have that recognition thing down this year.

Tom
08-26-09, 11:41 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,695
Posted By Goatbiker

Foxy's Registration is Open

Registration for Foxy's Fall Century is open.

http://davisbikeclub.org/foxys/2009/index.htm
07-31-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,090
Posted By Goatbiker

Oak Tree fell and injured cyclists? I blame...

Oak Tree fell and injured cyclists? I blame ACORN.
05-17-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 545
Posted By Goatbiker

This getting old is just getting old! I'm...

This getting old is just getting old!

I'm standing there face-to-face with a beautiful readhead, and I KNOW that I know her from someplace, but I just can't remember who or where. Finally we put...
03-08-09, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 617
Posted By Goatbiker

That must be a sweet, sweet ride.

That must be a sweet, sweet ride.
03-08-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Goatbiker

World Naked Bike Ride, Coming to the Northern Hemisphere June 13th

This sounds so Berkeley, and a little bit San Francisco.

http://green.yahoo.com/blog/greenpicks/233/world-naked-bike-ride.html
03-01-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,728
Posted By Goatbiker

That's a sting? I thought a sting would be,...

That's a sting? I thought a sting would be, like, "hey, I got your discount right-turn-on-red-without-stopping thing right here. Just fell off the back of a truck, if ya' know what I mean." Gotcha!
Forum: Recumbent
12-27-08, 02:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,336
Posted By Goatbiker

No, Bryroth, they are not safe. Almost every...

No, Bryroth, they are not safe. Almost every time a recumbent rider ventures out on public roads, they die. This is why there are so few people on these recumbent boards. They are people like me,...
12-14-08, 12:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,158
Posted By Goatbiker

Riding in fog, fugeddabout a headlight. You need...

Riding in fog, fugeddabout a headlight. You need a serious tail light. I love the Dinotte tail light as a day time tail light (too bright for night when riding with others, or in heavy traffic.). ...
11-08-08, 07:56 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,415
Posted By Goatbiker

Don Chamberlain, host of "California girls," the...

Don Chamberlain, host of "California girls," the nation's second sex talk radio program, fashioned after the first one by Bill Balance in So. Cal. Very popular radio programing for 1972.
11-03-08, 12:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,817
Posted By Goatbiker

First choice is Dave's Giant Burger in Fairfield....

First choice is Dave's Giant Burger in Fairfield. They are mom place. Used to be a pop place but pop died and mom took over. Chain wise, I have agree with Spingineer; for me it's Nation's, almost...
11-01-08, 10:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,925
Posted By Goatbiker

Beach Boys at the Vets Memorial, "Crazy Walking"...

Beach Boys at the Vets Memorial, "Crazy Walking" diagonally through intersections in the downtown on four-way red lights, Sacto Union paperboys (men) yelling over and over in the downtown, "Get your...
10-15-08, 06:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 482
Posted By Goatbiker

Sounds like fun. Please send pertinent info and...

Sounds like fun. Please send pertinent info and suggestions for what I can bring.
Tom
Forum: Foo
09-29-08, 06:54 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 21,654
Posted By Goatbiker

Please forgive a stranger for jumping in here,...

Please forgive a stranger for jumping in here, but, can we take the tourists out of the "Fred" category? I always thought of Freds as poseurs, bike geeks, and those completely without fashion or...
09-26-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 383
Posted By Goatbiker

Steady Eddie's has a rack, and just a few feet...

Steady Eddie's has a rack, and just a few feet away,on the corner, is a free public parking lot that also has racks.
09-18-08, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 589
Posted By Goatbiker

I love it! Especially the children, as proof that...

I love it! Especially the children, as proof that you got "back on the sidewalk where you belong." But there some missing. Beer bottles, alligators (tire treads), trucker bombs, lizards (may fall...
09-09-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 368
Posted By Goatbiker

Good find. I have spread this to a few other...

Good find. I have spread this to a few other forums. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 04:32 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 18,128
Posted By Goatbiker

The best looking thing on two wheels is a couple...

The best looking thing on two wheels is a couple on a tandem carving corners on a winding road. Simple, elegant, awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 04:19 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 18,128
Posted By Goatbiker

And, he covers the entire planet in ONE NIGHT....

And, he covers the entire planet in ONE NIGHT. What's not to like about that kind of speed?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 12:00 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 18,128
Posted By Goatbiker

I have to agree with BOBKAT. Fun is fun, but the...

I have to agree with BOBKAT. Fun is fun, but the hatred has to go.

When I got heavy (AND older), I parked my road bike and bought a recumbent. That was 12,000 miles ago. All 'bent riders come...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-08, 12:44 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 18,128
Posted By Goatbiker

Some people can drown in very little water. Get a...

Some people can drown in very little water. Get a life.
08-28-08, 10:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Goatbiker

http://www.ebparks.org/parks/trails/alameda_creek...

http://www.ebparks.org/parks/trails/alameda_creek

I should have posted this earlier. Sorry. It lacks photos of the really nice views of riding along the water's edge, but has all the "official"...
08-28-08, 10:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 376
Posted By Goatbiker

Takin' It Easy on Labor Day Weekend Ride--Alameda Creek Trail, Sunday, 8/31.

Time for something easy as the heat winds down on the Labor Day Weekend.

I think most Nor-CALers look at hills and say, "WANT", but that's just not me. I'm not a hammerhead, so this ride is those...
08-15-08, 06:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Goatbiker

TWO overpasses (for the metric) thank you. ...

TWO overpasses (for the metric) thank you.

Foxy's will run October 18th this year. Registration will open in late August or early September. You have to keep checking the Davis Bike Club website...
08-14-08, 07:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,070
Posted By Goatbiker

Don't let Rushfan freak you out. Foxy's statute...

Don't let Rushfan freak you out. Foxy's statute has 4,000 feet of climbing, but the metric has about 50 feet.
It is a great first century (the metric) for someone who wants an easy, well...
08-11-08, 05:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 438
Posted By Goatbiker

Woman hits cyclist with car, then it gets wierd

(Fark.com headline) Woman intentionally hits bicyclist with her car, commandeers another car and runs into her own car with it, then drives into a fence, gets out of the car, and starts running...
07-25-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Goatbiker

Jupiterboy, Thanks for the lesson. ...

Jupiterboy,

Thanks for the lesson.

Perhaps some cyclists with bar mounted camcorders could ride around town that day "baiting" the baiters (but be careful, they are masters) and catch them in...
07-19-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 774
Posted By Goatbiker

So, if the police initiate some sort of program...

So, if the police initiate some sort of program to keep residents safe from unthinking or uncaring drivers and cyclists, that would be good, proactive, police work? And, if they initiate some sort...
07-17-08, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 551
Posted By Goatbiker

In Fairfield, when we see glass on the bike trail...

In Fairfield, when we see glass on the bike trail or streets, a phone call to Public Works takes care of it. They say they just need to be made aware of it. Try a call to the Sac county road dept...
07-16-08, 08:52 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 37,866
Posted By Goatbiker

I have a pair of 2001 or '02 stainless Egg...

I have a pair of 2001 or '02 stainless Egg Beater pedals. The wings on one of the bodies has collapsed (the spring has slipped over the shoulder-it looks like an x-wing fighter). I also have two...
07-04-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 433
Posted By Goatbiker

My recollection is that going clockwise, coming...

My recollection is that going clockwise, coming down from Spooner summit, there are a series of runnoff drains that have a width of about two feet and extend through shoulder from the right hand road...
06-28-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

Great Pix! It was fun meeting all of you. ...

Great Pix!

It was fun meeting all of you.

Tom
06-25-08, 10:08 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

GTG, Known recumbents and riders are...

GTG,

Known recumbents and riders are Goatbiker on a RANS V2, BentPebbles on a Wizwheels CF Edge, Michi on a Easy Racers Tour Easy, Rob on a ActionBent, and Thomas on a Easy Racers Gold Rush.
06-25-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

"Hard to say how many 'bents are going to show,...

"Hard to say how many 'bents are going to show, unless Goatbiker can jump on and give us some idea of the feedback his x-posts on the 'bent forums has generated."

From the recumbent groups, there...
06-18-08, 04:09 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

So far, it looks like a 95 degree day in Davis. ...

So far, it looks like a 95 degree day in Davis.

Any final thoughts on start time, or is it still too early?


Looking forward to this ride,

Tom
06-10-08, 05:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 713
Posted By Goatbiker

Here is a great site for reviewing your...

Here is a great site for reviewing your selections:http://www.dpreview.com/
06-10-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

There are people traveling, so lets plan for 9:00...

There are people traveling, so lets plan for 9:00 am, with the understand that it could move to 8:00 if the forecast warranted it.
06-09-08, 04:56 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

Early is good, to avoid the late afternoon heat. ...

Early is good, to avoid the late afternoon heat.

There are several people interested in this ride from Sacramento, and Contra Costa recumbent groups.

As local rides go, this one could prove to...
06-09-08, 04:26 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

By the way, while the few of you were chatting,...

By the way, while the few of you were chatting, did you mention a start time? :)
06-03-08, 04:34 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,883
Posted By Goatbiker

Two Overpasses? God, I hate mountains. ...

Two Overpasses? God, I hate mountains.

This would give me six organized rides for June AND the Southern California Recumbent Rally.

Oh yeah, I'm in. I'll be so ready for anything called...
05-09-08, 11:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 582
Posted By Goatbiker

Goatbiker, from Fairfield, and Bentpebbles, from...

Goatbiker, from Fairfield, and Bentpebbles, from Newark, are going to be there.

Goat is a newbie, but BP is a veteran.
05-05-08, 06:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 687
Posted By Goatbiker

I had a rattle sound, very faint, but I would...

I had a rattle sound, very faint, but I would hear it when I was settled-in and looking straight ahead. I could hear it evenly in both ears, but when I turned or twisted this way or that to find it,...
05-01-08, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By Goatbiker

Ron, Rob, and Tom will be part of the recumbent...

Ron, Rob, and Tom will be part of the recumbent contingent.
04-25-08, 10:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 761
Posted By Goatbiker

Interesting Electric Bicycle

http://gizmodo.com/assets/resources/2008/04/Unobike1.jpg

Yes, it does really have two wheels, and is a 'bicycle' in the same
way some people replace their cranks with pegs.
...
Forum: Folding Bikes
04-24-08, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,404
Posted By Goatbiker

One thing to watch for. 406 and 451 tubes are...

One thing to watch for. 406 and 451 tubes are both called 20", but 451 is too long for the 406 tire. GENERALLY, if the tube is measured in decimals (1.10) it is 406. If listed in fractions (1 1/8),...
04-18-08, 10:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 602
Posted By Goatbiker

Goatbiker and Bent Pebbles will be there doing...

Goatbiker and Bent Pebbles will be there doing the 40. We will do a few extra miles, then at 7 PM, we will join the Recumbent Riders of Sacramento at Bella Bru, 5 points shopping Ctr, Arden and Fair...
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