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Forum: Great Lakes
09-03-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 991
Views: 99,584
Posted By nova

Akron ohio here near brown st and waterloo

Akron ohio here near brown st and waterloo
Forum: Introductions
08-30-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 292
Posted By nova

Old member but returning

Hi all some here may remember me others not. Just a quick re intro
Im 41 years old male akron ohio currently riding but looking to trade a sun key west cruzer in near mint 2013 i think found it on...
09-28-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By nova

not in the same way as a through road intersects...

not in the same way as a through road intersects another road. A drive way would be more akin to a t intersection where the road is only coming from one side. How ever when on a side walk it is much...
09-28-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By nova

I said they have more not less. Each drive way...

I said they have more not less. Each drive way becomes a sort of intersection in that cars bikes or other vehicles can and do intersect each others paths.
09-27-07, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 755
Posted By nova

The biggest problem with riding on sidewalks is...

The biggest problem with riding on sidewalks is there are way to many intersections. Every drive way is one every parking lot every road. Now there are instances where such as in front of school...
09-27-07, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,273
Posted By nova

I normally go when they do this. But it does...

I normally go when they do this. But it does annoy me when im doing a track stand and loose it just as they start to wave me through. I hate un clipping then re clipping in a second after my foot...
09-22-07, 02:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By nova

1 Not really at 10 years old kids are just now...

1
Not really at 10 years old kids are just now starting to learn how to behave when it comes to being polite etc. I my self do not have kids of my own. How ever i do know how kids should be raised...
09-22-07, 12:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,412
Posted By nova

Sorry but i do not see any reason to loose your...

Sorry but i do not see any reason to loose your temper with a child over something like this. If you felt so wronged by what the kids said talk to their parents. At ten years old they do not know...
09-12-07, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By nova

Any canal town village or city along the ohio...

Any canal town village or city along the ohio erie canal. Ive been down south as far as south massilion(sp) and as far north as south cleveland. Any where along that area is awesome to ride in on or...
09-12-07, 08:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,794
Posted By nova

Guess you never tried that your self? That myth...

Guess you never tried that your self? That myth is bogus as a $3 bill. They tested it on myth busters with massive amounts. I suppose if your do it enough times like every time they add gas it might...
Forum: Foo
09-11-07, 01:11 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,845
Posted By nova

While im not a parent i do help watch my nieces...

While im not a parent i do help watch my nieces friends kids. I know from my experience with them that you do not always need to punish a child to get them to do the right thing. Often (depends on...
09-11-07, 08:22 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,584
Posted By nova

Question is what will you do if the owner sees...

Question is what will you do if the owner sees you riding it and tells you its his bike?

If i find a bike that has sat in the same place for a while and is not road ready ie cables trash chain...
09-08-07, 11:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,483
Posted By nova

For me where i use to live it was the Sunday...

For me where i use to live it was the Sunday Christians.Another big one i noticed recently are moms returning home after dropping off their kids at school. Where i live now is a marked bus stop for...
09-08-07, 09:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,098
Posted By nova

Hit once and got a small nick on my elbow that...

Hit once and got a small nick on my elbow that was about it though. That was a mirror that hit me hard enough to knock my hand off the bars then lift my bike up and swing the rear pegs in to the car...
09-08-07, 06:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,483
Posted By nova

+1 I'm 35 while i my self don't drive all my...

+1
I'm 35 while i my self don't drive all my friends also in the 30 to 40 age group do. At least around here we all tend to have the same attitude about most things. When we drive we tend to be a...
09-08-07, 06:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,010
Posted By nova

I'm most likely going to get smacked by a mod for...

I'm most likely going to get smacked by a mod for this. But HH get the hell out of this topic with your crap and stay out of these topics. Who gives a damn where he was riding quit using things like...
09-07-07, 02:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,900
Posted By nova

You would be surprised at just how small...

You would be surprised at just how small something can be and still flatten a tractor tire. I helped change a tire once that got a flat from a 2 inch dry wall screw. If the farm tractors tires are...
09-07-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

No of course not but he could have taken it to...

No of course not but he could have taken it to court or went to another store with out such policies. I can assure you that any thing he would get from CC bb or comp usa can easly be gotten from any...
09-07-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

Well I would not either but they do. And the...

Well I would not either but they do. And the truth is bigboxstore like best buy et all all suck any how. They are high pressure high price crap holes. But when you have options and still choose to...
09-07-07, 09:02 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

I fully agree. I am a very kids come first person...

I fully agree. I am a very kids come first person . I am some one who would do any thing to protect a child i do not care if they are related or not. As i told my nieces friends daughter last night...
09-06-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

Point is fair policy or not it is the stores...

Point is fair policy or not it is the stores right to implement and carry out these policies. By treating all customers the same they also avoid potential flack for things such as discrimination of...
09-06-07, 12:41 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

Well its not like grocery etc type stores but...

Well its not like grocery etc type stores but places like best buy comp usa CC etc all do it sears does spot checks now and then. Kmart normally doesn't but they do put a paid sticker on some items....
09-06-07, 11:15 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,125
Posted By nova

Na it don't. I can eat like a pig any where and...

Na it don't. I can eat like a pig any where and not gain weight (150 pounds 5,9 give or take)
09-06-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

So you do not shop any where then? Cause guess...

So you do not shop any where then? Cause guess what at some point every single store known to man has asked or will ask for a receipt for your purchases. Some do it almost all the time other almost...
09-05-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 915
Posted By nova

Don't know about a serial killer but its about...

Don't know about a serial killer but its about time some one gets nailed good and hard for this sort of thing. And while i hate that this happened not once but twice I am glad that this will make it...
09-05-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,404
Posted By nova

Im sure you have ridden where you can not really...

Im sure you have ridden where you can not really go faster than say 5 or 10 mph for a small stretch. at low speeds bikes tend to get more and more wobbly. Basically the heavier a 2 wheeled vehicle is...
09-05-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

And now i have zero respect for this dork. He now...

And now i have zero respect for this dork. He now has a donate link on his site. Also interesting is i find no arrest record for this guy. And well typically those are easy to find. Basically if he...
09-05-07, 09:05 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,538
Posted By nova

In some maybe even most cases i say yes. There...

In some maybe even most cases i say yes. There are of course exceptions like old 21 aka great lakes blvd. It is a 55 to 65 mph road where bikes are allowed. But do to the fact that years ago it was a...
09-04-07, 12:53 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

I would to if he had not had children present so...

I would to if he had not had children present so small? Take your id out and show it. When you refuse to do so you make your self look guilty of something. Maybe you have a bench warrant out for you...
09-04-07, 10:00 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 5,521
Posted By nova

Id like to slap Michael for putting kids through...

Id like to slap Michael for putting kids through that crap just to try and prove some point. While true you you do not have to provide id the cops also have the legal right to arrest you for...
09-02-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,333
Posted By nova

Lol That is so true. I said that one time when...

Lol
That is so true. I said that one time when i was sitting on my top tube side ways and immediately fell over then down a hill in to my friends driveway that had just been re blacktopped.
09-02-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,333
Posted By nova

While i have yet to find a hill i can not climb...

While i have yet to find a hill i can not climb ive been up a few that will leave you wondering just how the heck you got up the thing. There are hills here both short and long that can hit a grade...
09-02-07, 08:06 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,916
Posted By nova

I have to agree. I think CM is the worst thing to...

I have to agree. I think CM is the worst thing to happen to cycling advocacy in the last 10 years. Instead of being advocates they are being anti advocates IMO. I follow all traffic laws. Sure ohio...
09-01-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,333
Posted By nova

Heh a big yes here. 2 times for sure. Once on bmx...

Heh a big yes here. 2 times for sure. Once on bmx when i did a face plant in to a rock wall when i came up short on a 15 foot jump do to a stick through my back spokes. Before that a 38 to 40 mph...
08-30-07, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 664
Posted By nova

Why go to the parents at all when trying to get a...

Why go to the parents at all when trying to get a child to put on a helmet? What i mean is if you can not convince the parent to talk to her son then go to the sun directly explain why helmets are...
08-30-07, 08:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,173
Posted By nova

Tell me about it. My grand nephew (hes 6) just...

Tell me about it. My grand nephew (hes 6) just started first grade yesterday and while at the bus stop with him (our own driveway) i counted no less than 8 parents (know they are because seen the...
08-26-07, 11:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 503
Posted By nova

List of bikes to avoid. 1 "honda" sold at...

List of bikes to avoid.
1 "honda" sold at places like dicks
2 next made by kent aka dyna corp (same manufacture as honda) sold kmart and walkmart
3 mongoose also a dyna corp sold at walmart (note...
08-26-07, 11:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 915
Posted By nova

Good job hopes the idiot got a huge fine. ...

Good job hopes the idiot got a huge fine.

Hmm wonder if your laws are sim to ohios with regards to construction and events etc where fines are doubled.
08-26-07, 11:01 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,254
Posted By nova

Well good end result at least. Your lucky you...

Well good end result at least. Your lucky you were not hurt more seriously than you were. How ever had you been more centered in the lane you could have had room to escape with the added buffer zone...
08-25-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,008
Posted By nova

I find that on your left passing on your left or...

I find that on your left passing on your left or even on your left works better. I my self say coming up on your left. To your left sounds like something you may say to a riding or jogging partner...
08-25-07, 11:44 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,254
Posted By nova

Id say that its do to being further out in the...

Id say that its do to being further out in the road allowing escape room. Riding centerish in the lane driver comes up behind begins pass but does not give enough room rider moves to their right...
08-25-07, 07:50 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 6,254
Posted By nova

once was more or less centered in the lane on...

once was more or less centered in the lane on jhonson road heading west. Older man who had on horse blinders (medical sunglasses they give you when they dilate your eyes for various test. These...
08-24-07, 10:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,606
Posted By nova

At 8 or 10 mph id feel like i was in a perpetual...

At 8 or 10 mph id feel like i was in a perpetual track stand. I keep a 17mph average on the ohio erie towpath trail which is very crowded most times. I get passed by as many people as i pass on a...
08-23-07, 01:00 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,326
Posted By nova

Id take advantage of the special privilege given...

Id take advantage of the special privilege given to bikes and buses unless doing so would hold up traffic. I know i hate when i get a car in front of me going strait in right turn strait lane and im...
08-23-07, 10:24 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,326
Posted By nova

I use the right turn lane for through travel when...

I use the right turn lane for through travel when there is no one behind me or using it. I figure this way those going strait need not have to wait for me at all. Now if theres even a single car...
08-23-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By nova

rofl so wrong yet so true. But seriously general...

rofl so wrong yet so true. But seriously general rule we will be less visible than a bus car suv etc. Does that mean that you should never ride in the center of a travel lane? No it simply means that...
Forum: Great Lakes
08-23-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,550
Posted By nova

With a tiny bit of luck ill at least be doing the...

With a tiny bit of luck ill at least be doing the cider fest ride on the 30th.
08-22-07, 03:05 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,370
Posted By nova

lol ive killed 3 squirrels one on mtb on a mtb...

lol ive killed 3 squirrels one on mtb on a mtb trail crushed his head between front tire and small rock jump other 2 were on road bike one nose to tail hit other broad side.
08-22-07, 11:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 991
Posted By nova

rofl this is a joke right? Bus every time....

rofl this is a joke right?
Bus every time. Every thing about a bus makes it much more visible than a bike.
08-22-07, 08:20 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,584
Posted By nova

So cyclist should just accept nearly being ran...

So cyclist should just accept nearly being ran down and not give it a second thought?
Good idea that way drivers learn that hey we can do what ever we want and if one day we kill some one we can say...
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