Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: spooner
Showing results 1 to 50 of 256
Search took 0.05 seconds.
Forum: Texas
09-13-10, 05:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By spooner

Let me be clear - my friend DOES NOT like to ride...

Let me be clear - my friend DOES NOT like to ride in any street or road.

That being said, biking will not be our means of transport. We can drive to a location to hop on a bike path or trail.
Forum: Texas
09-11-10, 08:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 741
Posted By spooner

Bike Paths in Richmond

Hi

I'll be visiting a friend in Richmond (SW of Houston) for about a month and he's not up on the bike scene there. He likes to ride, but doesn't feel comfortable on the roads and streets.

Can...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-10, 08:12 AM
Replies: 301
Views: 21,423
Posted By spooner

Me too. 165463

Me too.

165463
08-19-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,648
Posted By spooner

Isn't the old guy the cyclist and the storyteller...

Isn't the old guy the cyclist and the storyteller the Fred?
08-18-10, 05:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By spooner

Dog dragged down street by man on bike

This could get ugly.

CANTON

Some horrified motorists intervened late Tuesday morning as they watched a bicyclist drag a leashed dog along a busy section of Tuscarawas Street W.

Two drivers...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 05:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 18,199
Posted By spooner

"Do the right thing."

"Do the right thing."
08-17-10, 08:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,003
Posted By spooner

Maybe a soft swap - but not a full swap. No way.

Maybe a soft swap - but not a full swap. No way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-10, 04:35 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,034
Posted By spooner

I won't use more lane than I need. You don't...

I won't use more lane than I need.

You don't use more lane than you need.

If the lane isn't big enough to share then I'll take the right lane and you can have the left.

If there is only one...
08-16-10, 07:51 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,878
Posted By spooner

I lived in China for nearly 2 years (in Shanghai)...

I lived in China for nearly 2 years (in Shanghai) and commuted by bike and never had anyone yell at me. Then again, I was on the road with thousands of other riders.

I also lived in South Korea...
Forum: Touring
08-15-10, 12:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,741
Posted By spooner

I'm glad I'm not alone :D Oh there...

I'm glad I'm not alone :D




Oh there are plenty of those moments too. But it seems that during a long ride there are times when things just quieten down and I get into a zone and its just me...
08-15-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,478
Posted By spooner

I just want to say I think its great that you're...

I just want to say I think its great that you're getting there by bike.
Forum: Touring
08-15-10, 09:19 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,741
Posted By spooner

How much do you enjoy 'the ride.'

For a lot of people seeing new and different places is the best part of touring. For others, its meeting people. I'd imagine a few like it because they are crossing something off of their bucket...
Forum: Commuting
08-15-10, 09:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 8,429
Posted By spooner

2010 Motobecane Fantom CX. Plant Bike fenders....

2010 Motobecane Fantom CX. Plant Bike fenders. Topeka Rack. Nashbar bags.
164748
08-13-10, 06:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 914
Posted By spooner

Build yourself a commuter out of a Surly Big...

Build yourself a commuter out of a Surly Big Dummy and ride everywhere. Do everything possible on that bike. Shop, go to the video store, just ride it.

164573
Forum: Great Lakes
08-13-10, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 426
Posted By spooner

For you MS150 riders on August 14 and 15 - Good Luck

It's going to be warm weekend for the ride. Be sure to hydrate and enjoy the ride.
Forum: Commuting
08-13-10, 04:59 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,892
Posted By spooner

+1 Clearly a hoax.

+1

Clearly a hoax.
08-12-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,387
Posted By spooner

These are the same type of people who won't let...

These are the same type of people who won't let you hang your laundry outside to dry.

I say f*ck 'em.

Let them live in their small little protected world.

Next time, ride a craiglist beater...
08-09-10, 05:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,716
Posted By spooner

Make exercise a priority and develop it into a...

Make exercise a priority and develop it into a habit. Wake up with the sun and get on the bike and ride. After a few weeks of that you won't be able to imagine not riding in the morning.

Since...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-10, 03:58 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 832
Posted By spooner

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19zFlPah-o

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z19zFlPah-o
08-09-10, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 519
Posted By spooner

There's like a hundred threads about this here on...

There's like a hundred threads about this here on BF. Well, maybe 4.
Forum: Touring
08-09-10, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 251
Posted By spooner

I'm driving from Cleve to Houston - Bike Trips Along the Way?

In 2 months a friend and I are driving from Cleveland to Houston. Our route is totally customizable.

We'd like to hit a few nice bike trails that are +/-40 miles or so. Preferably loops and if...
08-08-10, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 559
Posted By spooner

Yeah..but how much wattage were the horses...

Yeah..but how much wattage were the horses putting out?
Forum: Commuting
08-08-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,554
Posted By spooner

I got yelled at the other day. I yelled back, 'Do...

I got yelled at the other day. I yelled back, 'Do you need a hug?'

Kill 'em with kindness.
08-08-10, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 657
Posted By spooner

Check out a Trek 7.3. ...

Check out a Trek 7.3.

http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/road/fx/73fx/
08-07-10, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 675
Posted By spooner

Critical Mass Cleveland - July 2010

I didn't see this posted so I thought I"d add it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BMuT81nBIM

There was a bit of drama on this ride as a few riders got tickets for riding in the RTA (bus) lane....
Forum: Touring
08-06-10, 09:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,676
Posted By spooner

I'm slowly building up a touring bike using the...

I'm slowly building up a touring bike using the Motobecane Fantom CX. This is in spite of just about everything I've read on a touring bike. For example, it has 700 wheels, aluminum frame, 32 spoke...
08-05-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 660
Posted By spooner

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?668617-Bi...

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?668617-Bike-share-leads-to-world-government

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?668748-Bike-Riding-Now-A-Threat-To-Your-Freedom
Forum: Foo
08-05-10, 09:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 772
Posted By spooner

There is no one to blame but yourself.

There is no one to blame but yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 10:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,274
Posted By spooner

Tell your buddy thanks for making it a little...

Tell your buddy thanks for making it a little more difficult for the rest of us.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,494
Posted By spooner

I think a lot of drivers get nervous and...

I think a lot of drivers get nervous and uncertain when presented with a bike rider in front of them.

If on a single lane road they might not want to cross the center line (or be faced with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-10, 09:04 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,049
Posted By spooner

I'm a bit confused by the details. You were...

I'm a bit confused by the details.

You were sharing the right lane with all of these cars.

A group of cars passed you going down this street.

The light turned red and these cars stop.
...
Forum: Foo
08-04-10, 07:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 713
Posted By spooner

Firefox because of: Adblock Plus Zotero ...

Firefox because of:

Adblock Plus
Zotero
YouTube Download
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 09:10 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,715
Posted By spooner

I'm pretty sure adults have been saying this...

I'm pretty sure adults have been saying this about kids since the dawn of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 08:29 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,715
Posted By spooner

Fixed.

Fixed.
08-03-10, 08:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,922
Posted By spooner

Driving across the country with my sister about...

Driving across the country with my sister about 10 years ago. We hit Iowa and I was crazy tired. She took over driving and I took a nap in the passenger seat.

About an hour later I feel the car...
08-03-10, 08:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,270
Posted By spooner

163089

163089
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 299
Views: 11,715
Posted By spooner

Have fun when the kids see you again - and this...

Have fun when the kids see you again - and this time they're equipped with paintball guns.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-10, 08:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,117
Posted By spooner

For me, if I get lazy my hands go numb. By...

For me, if I get lazy my hands go numb.

By lazy I mean letting my abs relax and leaning forward on my hands.

If I keep my stomach tight and shoulders back I don't have any numbness problems.
08-02-10, 06:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,970
Posted By spooner

Officers seek bicyclists who hit toddler

http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/local_news/cleveland_metro/officers-seek-bicyclists-who-hit-toddler-at-edgewater-state-park
08-02-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 733
Posted By spooner

Give A Wave

Thought a few here might be interested in this.

http://www.giveawave.net/about.html
Forum: Foo
08-02-10, 02:27 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 3,028
Posted By spooner

"You squirrels better have some nuts in your...

"You squirrels better have some nuts in your mouth or you're goin' downtown!"
08-01-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By spooner

Yeah. This type of riding will really help with...

Yeah. This type of riding will really help with recovery times. That is one of the things I've really noticed about my riding. The amount of time I need to recover after climbing a big hill has...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-01-10, 07:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,561
Posted By spooner

I am very excited about trying this out. A...

I am very excited about trying this out. A thousand thanks.
08-01-10, 07:25 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,355
Posted By spooner

What do you mean that you are 'riding' 8 miles...

What do you mean that you are 'riding' 8 miles per day? Is that pedaling for 4 miles and coasting for 4 miles?

I think a lot of people think the total miles are important when really its how much...
08-01-10, 07:13 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By spooner

I noticed this too. It seems like, among...

I noticed this too.

It seems like, among others, Team Radio Shack used Coke as an energy drink (http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2010/07/23/assignment-41/):



This information is interesting...
08-01-10, 07:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 917
Posted By spooner

I drink every 15 minutes and eat half a Clif Bar...

I drink every 15 minutes and eat half a Clif Bar every 30 minutes.
Forum: Foo
07-30-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 718
Posted By spooner

Lovin' my apartment.

Lovin' my apartment.
07-30-10, 08:49 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 10,396
Posted By spooner

My month has been inconsitent but I did a metric...

My month has been inconsitent but I did a metric century (my first in 20 years) yesterday to put me at 497 for the month. I have a very casual ride scheduled tomorrow with a friend to put me over...
Forum: Touring
07-30-10, 08:00 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,275
Posted By spooner

I assume this is because it puts a strain on the...

I assume this is because it puts a strain on the chain? If so, is this personal preference or considered 'good practice'?
Forum: Commuting
07-30-10, 06:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 855
Posted By spooner

Or as I practice it: ...

Or as I practice it:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5513mXmQbw4
Showing results 1 to 50 of 256
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.