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05-24-17, 12:14 PM
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Posted By RogerB

Thanks, I'll get right on that.

Thanks, I'll get right on that.
05-23-17, 12:30 PM
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Posted By RogerB

First off, thanks for all of the inputs. I've...

First off, thanks for all of the inputs. I've been rethinking my earlier "requirements" and it seems at this point that it's really down to battery life. So, helmet mounting and looped recording not...
05-23-17, 12:18 PM
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Views: 2,469
Posted By RogerB

Thanks. I should have begun with "It appears...

Thanks. I should have begun with "It appears that..."
05-22-17, 01:07 PM
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Posted By RogerB

The right turn lane is to the right of the bike...

The right turn lane is to the right of the bike lane.
05-19-17, 12:28 PM
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Posted By RogerB

I guess no system is perfect. Can't...

I guess no system is perfect.


Can't envision what would have happened 5 hours ago that's relevant to the incident investigation in which I'm using the video evidence, but it sounds like there...
05-18-17, 12:45 PM
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Posted By RogerB

Thanks, KingCat. So, thinking long...

Thanks, KingCat.


So, thinking long enough about it, I can envision a scenario where I'm incapacitated and the camera keeps rolling, eventually looping over the incident evidence I need to keep....
05-17-17, 12:37 PM
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Posted By RogerB

Can you elaborate please?

Can you elaborate please?
05-17-17, 12:35 PM
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Posted By RogerB

To clarify, "adventure" cameras have a different...

To clarify, "adventure" cameras have a different use case than "black box" cameras, so their feature set is geared to the "adventure" user, who would not be expected to record anything they wanted to...
05-16-17, 12:19 PM
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Posted By RogerB

Which Helmet Safety Camera?

I'm looking for a safety or "black box" camera to take on my rides but I'm having trouble finding what I want. I'd like it to have looped recording and decent battery life, and I'd like it to mount...
09-18-15, 01:48 PM
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Posted By RogerB

So I realize this is an "old" thread, but let's...

So I realize this is an "old" thread, but let's put this to a practical example.

Let's say I'm considering two bikes, with the chief difference between them being that one has mechanical discs...
07-05-12, 12:04 PM
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Views: 3,798
Posted By RogerB

Snohomish FTW! Actually, Seattle Hill area,...

Snohomish FTW! Actually, Seattle Hill area, closer to Mill Creek. Good schools, only 10 miles from work, and just a few miles from the Centennial Trail. Unfortunately, the place is less walkable...
03-27-12, 03:25 PM
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Posted By RogerB

I would say that my job is in Mukilteo for the...

I would say that my job is in Mukilteo for the foreseeable future: 5 years or so.

County taxes are one consideration of many. The old "if all else is equal" argument applies, here, but when is...
03-27-12, 10:47 AM
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Posted By RogerB

Well, I hear Snohomish is better than King for...

Well, I hear Snohomish is better than King for taxes, but I've also been advised to look in the Bothell area. Bike commuting to Muk may be a pipe dream, because other considerations will take...
03-21-12, 12:12 PM
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Views: 3,798
Posted By RogerB

Might be Moving -- Which Snohomish County Community?

My job is moving to Mukilteo, WA. I'm wondering what the communities around there are like wrt biking. I'm interested in commuting as well as recreational, family, and endurance riding, so trying to...
10-25-11, 11:20 AM
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Views: 45,931
Posted By RogerB

Jenson USA still has UN-26, UN-73, UN-53, UN-54,...

Jenson USA still has UN-26, UN-73, UN-53, UN-54, and UN-55.

I see a lot of anecdotal conjecture all over the web, which is only partially useful. Is there any info out there about the actual,...
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Views: 2,292
Posted By RogerB

Good. I wasn't real impressed with their "weight...

Good. I wasn't real impressed with their "weight doesn't matter" attitude. Look, people want to know. Even if comfort is the prime concern on a saddle, the weight still factors in somewhere.
...
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Views: 502
Posted By RogerB

This post is a lot better than all of my whiny...

This post is a lot better than all of my whiny posts about how I never have time to ride. Way to go for it.

My first attempted Century was in 1992. My first successful (after a long break for...
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Views: 5,362
Posted By RogerB

Sorry, but except for the fork crowns, it is a...

Sorry, but except for the fork crowns, it is a welded frame. Still pretty, though.
...
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Posted By RogerB

Thanks. The mediocre picture quality hides some...

Thanks. The mediocre picture quality hides some of the blemishes. Much yet to be done, but I love riding it so much I don't want to tear it down.
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Posted By RogerB

Many vintage frames with vertical dropouts. As...

Many vintage frames with vertical dropouts. As for the cost of restoration vs buying a new bicycle, please recall that the OP asked about "frames." Not complete bikes.

There are some, or at...
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Posted By RogerB

Given the material properties of steel, is there...

Given the material properties of steel, is there any reason to get a "new" lugged frame?
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Posted By RogerB

I don't remember if I did this, but the bike has...

I don't remember if I did this, but the bike has changed a bit since I would have done so. 1986 Centurion Ironman.

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06-28-11, 01:07 PM
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Views: 503
Posted By RogerB

Thanks, all! It's a 6400 series (600). ...

Thanks, all! It's a 6400 series (600).

Roger
06-27-11, 04:41 PM
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Views: 503
Posted By RogerB

Alright. Can an 8/9/10 freehub be fitted to a...

Alright. Can an 8/9/10 freehub be fitted to a wheel with 126mm spacing?
06-27-11, 12:03 PM
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Posted By RogerB

8-speed cassette on a 7-speed freehub?

I have an old 7-speed uniglide cassette on a 126mm freehub. Can I upgrade to an 8-speed cassette?
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Views: 3,931
Posted By RogerB

Keep in mind when you read the comments to that...

Keep in mind when you read the comments to that vid, the "monotony of the Kansas Plains" starts, for a good portion of time, in Eastern Colorado and ends just east of Wichita as you enter the Flint...
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Posted By RogerB

There were some 72 mph winds recorded last night...

There were some 72 mph winds recorded last night in Wichita.
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Posted By RogerB

Homeyba, The way, in Kansas, to tell a...

Homeyba,

The way, in Kansas, to tell a tornado siren test or drill from the real thing? If nobody seems concerned, it's a drill. If they run outside with their video cameras, it's real.
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Views: 1,329
Posted By RogerB

I love my mirror, but I've still had a few...

I love my mirror, but I've still had a few episodes where my attention drifts and I get startled by a passing vehicle (usually a motorcycle with loud pipes). The mirror is better for riding upright....
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Views: 1,329
Posted By RogerB

Wear the bright gear and use plenty of lights. ...

Wear the bright gear and use plenty of lights. Even with that, some things are left to chance.

It's easy for me to say from the comfort of my computer, but you can't look at two incidents close...
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Views: 693
Posted By RogerB

You need some of this: ...

You need some of this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNFUP9Hx9_I
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Posted By RogerB

Just fill my bandanna with a bunch of bananas. ...

Just fill my bandanna with a bunch of bananas.
I'll eat them for lunch on my way to Montana.
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Views: 8,240
Posted By RogerB

This thread is just additional evidence that we...

This thread is just additional evidence that we are all different.

I have a B-17N Imperial and loved it from the first ride. What break-in? I have it at 155 mm wide, not 151, but that is...
Replies: 136
Views: 7,812
Posted By RogerB

I am a slow rider, but I wish I were fast. I...

I am a slow rider, but I wish I were fast. I will ride my own ride. Please don't ride slow or sacrifice your goals (if you're a fast rider) for mine. I don't mind a little chit-chat, but I...
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Views: 1,020
Posted By RogerB

The orange Gatorade canister is kind of an icon. ...

The orange Gatorade canister is kind of an icon. Hard to imagine it was anything else, especially considering how cheap it is, compared to the more specialized formulas out there.
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Views: 2,688
Posted By RogerB

OK. Coming back to the discussion at hand, which...

OK. Coming back to the discussion at hand, which is about the Vuelta Corsa Pro, Corsa HD, and Corsa Lite...

Would it make a difference if I revealed my current weight is just shy of 200 lbs? I...
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By RogerB

Every time this comes up I have to say "Brooks...

Every time this comes up I have to say "Brooks Imperial."

Now that that's done, I can say that saddle "fit" is a bit tricky. If you can only get the saddle to feel good by tilting it forward,...
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Posted By RogerB

What's not to love? That's a pretty frame, and I...

What's not to love? That's a pretty frame, and I like old or old-looking frames with modern components. (Reference the 2011 Raleigh International,...
Replies: 13
Views: 2,693
Posted By RogerB

Yes, all bikes are built differently. My "old"...

Yes, all bikes are built differently. My "old" 89 was a 54 cm with a 57 cm top tube. My "new" 86 is a 56 cm with a 56 cm top tube. I can feel the difference.

A new bike I would strongly...
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Views: 7,812
Posted By RogerB

I'm going to go to the local club's "slow" ride...

I'm going to go to the local club's "slow" ride and demand that speeds be increased. (I'm too slow for the "fast" ride.)
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Posted By RogerB

Odd, considering that here in the states,...

Odd, considering that here in the states, "Time-speed-distance" (TSD) rally survives unto itself--separate from stage rally. The bicycling equivalent of stage rally is professional stage racing--you...
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Views: 7,812
Posted By RogerB

I don't get why fast riders would care. We're...

I don't get why fast riders would care. We're not in their way, after all.
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Posted By RogerB

I used to be really frustrated by all this, but I...

I used to be really frustrated by all this, but I did some serious evaluation of my core values. Bottom line is childhood is fleeting. The schedule challenges I face now are temporary. On my death...
Replies: 136
Views: 7,812
Posted By RogerB

When you say "rando lifestyle" in mixed company,...

When you say "rando lifestyle" in mixed company, I wonder what most of them are thinking?
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Views: 561
Posted By RogerB

Well, then, they won't last, will they? I have...

Well, then, they won't last, will they? I have run for fitness before, but I hate every minute of it. I avoid running if I can, and I certainly don't call myself a runner.
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Views: 5,500
Posted By RogerB

You could experiment with lower pressures. ...

You could experiment with lower pressures.

See http://www.bikequarterly.com/images/TireDrop.pdf
Replies: 136
Views: 7,812
Posted By RogerB

I hear you. I do the "Dark:30" training rides,...

I hear you. I do the "Dark:30" training rides, or the commutes whenever I can. I cram in intervals to maximize the saddle time I manage to get.

But, it's not enough (based on my century last...
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Views: 561
Posted By RogerB

Isn't this true for everyone? How would you be...

Isn't this true for everyone? How would you be an able advocate, otherwise?
Replies: 136
Views: 7,812
Posted By RogerB

^This. I am 44 with a non-cycling Wife and 4...

^This. I am 44 with a non-cycling Wife and 4 kids, and I don't really foresee having enough training time for at least another decade. I know a guy who is about my age, re-married to a female...
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