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02-16-05, 12:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,326
Posted By Paige

I got a Kabuki/Bridgestone SMD @ a Habitat...

I got a Kabuki/Bridgestone SMD @ a Habitat ForHumanity resale store for $15. The best thing about this bike is it has a stainless steel frame. Keep an eye out @ the Goodwill stores and such in your...
Forum: Commuting
02-16-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,312
Posted By Paige

Here's a news alert: The gas tax doesn't cover...

Here's a news alert: The gas tax doesn't cover the cost of roads and hasn't for years.
10-05-04, 07:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 525
Posted By Paige

That was my horn I'm tooting. Yesterday was my 3...

That was my horn I'm tooting. Yesterday was my 3 year anniversary being car free.
Just got my internet access back after Charley. Riding conditions have greatly improved but there is still quite a...
Forum: Introductions
10-05-04, 07:12 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 411
Posted By Paige

Hey larue,Welcome to BF! I lived in Ft. Myers in...

Hey larue,Welcome to BF! I lived in Ft. Myers in 2002. I was on Summerlin. A nice route for me was taking Summerlin down to Gladiolous(sp?) to 6 Mile Cypress to Daniels down to Gateway, go thrhough...
08-21-04, 06:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 440
Posted By Paige

Charley survivor

I survived Charley in Punta Gorda. I'm 1 mile north of the airport and 2 miles south of Charlotte Harbor. My house was built in 1971 by a carpenter who told me he had built it for a hurricane. I had...
05-05-04, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By Paige

Yup, here in central Florida during the summer...

Yup, here in central Florida during the summer the humidity is awful. You sweat and sweat but never cool off because your sweat will not evaporate.
05-03-04, 05:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Paige

Actually the Nashbar/Cheng Shins are made in...

Actually the Nashbar/Cheng Shins are made in Taiwan where many bikes like Specialized, Bianchi and several others are made. Maybe Cheng Shins from China are poor quality but the Prima 2's are very...
05-03-04, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 677
Posted By Paige

Armadillos are indeed very flat resistant but in...

Armadillos are indeed very flat resistant but in my humble opinion take a pretty good performance hit for that heavy sidewall. I switched to Nashbar/Cheng Shin Prima 2 Plus which have a kevlar belt,...
04-06-04, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By Paige

Over a million killed on world's roads

Over 1.2m people are killed in road traffic accidents around the world each year, according to a report.

Figures from the World Health Organization and the World Bank suggest another 50m people...
03-30-04, 08:31 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,125
Posted By Paige

What I find ironic is both Bush and Kerry are...

What I find ironic is both Bush and Kerry are saying they will lower gas prices. Never mind the fact that oil production more likely than not has peaked and now will be in a downward spiral for the...
03-20-04, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 723
Posted By Paige

If you want to get a motorist uppity just tell...

If you want to get a motorist uppity just tell them driving is a privilege not a right.
03-13-04, 07:47 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Paige

scrap metals shortage

http://www.bikebiz.co.uk/daily-news/article.php?id=3804

Shortages of Chinese steel and Shimano parts continues to be the main topic of conversation at the Taiwan trade show. With lead-times on...
03-06-04, 08:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By Paige

It went down for about a week last year as I...

It went down for about a week last year as I recall.
Forum: Commuting
02-22-04, 01:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,317
Posted By Paige

To me it seems the county figures if the trail is...

To me it seems the county figures if the trail is not cleared it won't be used.
02-14-04, 06:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,669
Posted By Paige

If you regularly park in the same spot, leave a...

If you regularly park in the same spot, leave a heavy lock like the Kryptonite Fahgettaboudit and carry a good ulock. Or vice versa...... Some of the stores in my area have a few locks that are left...
02-14-04, 06:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,523
Posted By Paige

I use sidewalks for short cuts mainly. For...

I use sidewalks for short cuts mainly. For instance, my grocery store is on a 4 lane divided highway. I take residential roads up to the highway at which point I'm a half block from the store. Doing...
02-14-04, 05:44 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,769
Posted By Paige

I have that bell with a built in compass. Granted...

I have that bell with a built in compass. Granted it's not loud but most of the time I only use it in residential areas. I ring it at attractive women who are walking, 90% smile and wave. I mounted...
01-25-04, 08:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 508
Posted By Paige

I'm converting an 11x14 room in my house right...

I'm converting an 11x14 room in my house right now since I don't have a garage. Just finished painting a workbench I picked up at a school auction for $5.00. The top is butcherblock that looks great...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-04, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,601
Posted By Paige

I use a BOB trailer pulled by a Specialized Rock...

I use a BOB trailer pulled by a Specialized Rock Hopper. Carry a Rubbermaid storage container on it. If I buy more than the container can hold I'll strap the rest of the stuff on top with a cargo...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-04, 10:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,854
Posted By Paige

If I were really desperate I would do it. Years...

If I were really desperate I would do it. Years ago while working at McDonald's as a teenager I noticed all the food thrown out. Every night we would throw out a garbage bag of burgers and other...
Forum: Commuting
12-31-03, 09:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,628
Posted By Paige

Financial, enviromental, exercise and fun.

Financial, enviromental, exercise and fun.
12-31-03, 09:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,457
Posted By Paige

9555 miles, short of my 10k goal, oh well.......

9555 miles, short of my 10k goal, oh well.......
12-31-03, 09:30 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,972
Posted By Paige

6 bikes, 2 cats, fixer upper house, no cars, no...

6 bikes, 2 cats, fixer upper house, no cars, no mortgage or any other debt, divorced twice, live alone. I'm liking it!
Forum: Commuting
12-27-03, 05:59 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,915
Posted By Paige

I'm at 9440 miles, might break 9600. My goal was...

I'm at 9440 miles, might break 9600. My goal was 10k but the fixer upper house that I bought earlier this year has taken some riding time away.
12-10-03, 10:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,585
Posted By Paige

I don't have a problem with the cold but I do...

I don't have a problem with the cold but I do have alergies. Take some pseudoephidrine, it will dry your sinus' and open up your lungs.
11-25-03, 07:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,667
Posted By Paige

Performance, Nashbar and Supergo are owned by the...

Performance, Nashbar and Supergo are owned by the same holding company, not by Performance.
I've never had a problem with spam. Not saying I don't get any, but it's rare.
10-26-03, 07:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By Paige

I have been car free since 10/01 but I do care...

I have been car free since 10/01 but I do care simply for the fact a significant portion of our "defense" spending is for the acquisition of oil and safe oil shipping routes from foreign countries....
10-24-03, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By Paige

Clear Channel is el stinko; they have bought...

Clear Channel is el stinko; they have bought several local stations in my area and turned thim into pure crap. I won't listen to a Clear Channel station.
10-24-03, 04:28 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By Paige

"The Ride" is a regional mag from the east coast....

"The Ride" is a regional mag from the east coast. Every issue has good coverage of advocacy, commuting or just fun riding. They also do not push a bunch of pricey top end stuff on you.
Adventure...
10-24-03, 04:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 837
Posted By Paige

The End Of The Oil Age

They don't mention bicycles, unfortunately.......

http://www.economist.com/opinion/displayStory.cfm?story_id=2155717
10-18-03, 10:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,657
Posted By Paige

What is up with the "I didn't see them" defense?...

What is up with the "I didn't see them" defense? Does that negate the fact that their vehicle, while they were operating it, hit a cyclist? I think not!
10-18-03, 10:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,494
Posted By Paige

I concur. $5.00 a bottle would make it...

I concur. $5.00 a bottle would make it prohibitively expensive to ride around throwing bottles out of the window. Might even sober a few addicts up.
10-16-03, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 597
Posted By Paige

Operating a motor vehicle on public roads is a...

Operating a motor vehicle on public roads is a privilege, riding a bike is a right.....Both must obey the law. Interstates and limited access highways aside, there are speed LIMITS not guarateed...
08-18-03, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 980
Posted By Paige

Just got home from a 35 mile ride, sat down to...

Just got home from a 35 mile ride, sat down to eat lunch and saw this on CNN. Got a good laugh at the cheesed off people, man they are HOT. "I want my gasoline!!!!". Too funny.
I think if this were...
08-17-03, 07:13 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,312
Posted By Paige

Performance, Nashbar And Supergo are owned by the...

Performance, Nashbar And Supergo are owned by the same holding company NOT Performance.They each operate as a separate entitiy.
FedEx WILL leave packages if you sign a waiver beforehand. I signed...
08-07-03, 05:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,665
Posted By Paige

I don't actually "Sit and watch" CNN but I do...

I don't actually "Sit and watch" CNN but I do have it on in the background while surfing the net. I was wondering why Jack wasn't on the other morning. Not a word had been said on CNN about this...
08-01-03, 04:05 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 10,120
Posted By Paige

Nashbar has always given me good service, Supergo...

Nashbar has always given me good service, Supergo on the other hand......
07-29-03, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,483
Posted By Paige

Everyone i different, I have never interfaced...

Everyone i different, I have never interfaced well with Body Geometry seats...
07-19-03, 09:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 932
Posted By Paige

The humidity is not as bad as last year this...

The humidity is not as bad as last year this time, not to say there is no humidity.
07-19-03, 09:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,330
Posted By Paige

She seems to be imlpying rights are means tested....

She seems to be imlpying rights are means tested. What she doesn't understand is driving is a privilege which requires meeting certain requirements.
07-12-03, 11:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 835
Posted By Paige

Awsome!

Awsome!
07-07-03, 04:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,293
Posted By Paige

If they cut me off I put a loogie on their car,...

If they cut me off I put a loogie on their car, if I can conjure one up that is......
07-03-03, 01:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 625
Posted By Paige

Put that thing together and ride, paint it this...

Put that thing together and ride, paint it this winter.
07-03-03, 12:59 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,185
Posted By Paige

Clearchannel has stations all over the place....

Clearchannel has stations all over the place. They yanked the only rock station in my area and replaced it with a yahoo chat station. What was really crummy about it was they didn't even tell any of...
06-27-03, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 557
Posted By Paige

The muck and color isn't from the brake pads per...

The muck and color isn't from the brake pads per se. When you ride in wet conditions sand and dirt will stick on your rim causing an abrasive action . In my experience I find the salmon and red wet...
06-25-03, 10:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,921
Posted By Paige

Wear bright colors= Safety green, yellow, orange...

Wear bright colors= Safety green, yellow, orange that borders on neon
No dark or neutral colors. That way if you do get hit and survive, manage to get to court your lawyer will be able to hold up...
06-25-03, 10:37 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,234
Posted By Paige

Kool Stop Publix brand raisin bran

Kool Stop

Publix brand raisin bran
06-20-03, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 541
Posted By Paige

I have a wireless Panoram and love it. ...

I have a wireless Panoram and love it.
Wal-Mart marketed several Topeak product as "Next". Got a Morph pump and Alien multi-tool from there.
06-16-03, 08:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,357
Posted By Paige

Even small amounts of hair have an insulating...

Even small amounts of hair have an insulating quality.
http://agham.asti.dost.gov.ph/1998/5th/extras/joanne/htmfile4/purpos.htm
Forum: Commuting
06-16-03, 04:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 874
Posted By Paige

Depreciation runs about 10% a year on a newer...

Depreciation runs about 10% a year on a newer car, that's with no high mileage or dents........ :eek:
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