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Forum: Foo
03-30-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 354
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Both of these sites have good reviews. I'm more...

Both of these sites have good reviews. I'm more or less in the same market, but now it looks like it won't be until late in the year or next year.
...
Forum: Recumbent
03-30-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 950
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Rambler?

Rambler?
03-25-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 659
Posted By Notso_fastLane

A more appropriate, and constructive, question to...

A more appropriate, and constructive, question to ask is: Did I do something that caused that cyclist to be upset, and could I have done something differently?

Sometimes, the answer is no,...
03-25-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By Notso_fastLane

LOL@ Ouch, that's not how to do it! :D

LOL@ Ouch, that's not how to do it! :D
03-24-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,353
Posted By Notso_fastLane

What's wrong with combative? stupidity should...

What's wrong with combative? stupidity should hurt.
Forum: Commuting
03-23-20, 10:33 AM
Forum: Commuting
03-20-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 22,865
Posted By Notso_fastLane

If I get an e-assist, it will probably be this: ...

If I get an e-assist, it will probably be this:

https://store.bicycle-evolution.com/ewaw-white-393.html?cat=119
Forum: Commuting
03-20-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 596
Posted By Notso_fastLane

The nice thing about commuting is that in the...

The nice thing about commuting is that in the afternoon, you're already on your bike. You don't have to go straight home. ;)

My commute is 5 miles. I rarely (not even 1/week) go straight home. My...
03-19-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Overhand? ;) ...

Overhand? ;)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oP6oV26SV8k
Forum: Road Cycling
03-17-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,784
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Washington Motorcycle Road Racing Association...

Washington Motorcycle Road Racing Association 2014 Lightweight Early GP.

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,784
Posted By Notso_fastLane

It is somewhat understandable, as a lot of people...

It is somewhat understandable, as a lot of people go from riding BMX style bikes (and dirt-motorbikes) as kids. When riding on dirt, you tend to weight the outside and drop the inside leg for...
03-16-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 293
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I would think if it was specialized for downhill...

I would think if it was specialized for downhill riding, it might make sense. Also, bigger is always better, isn't it!?! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 6,784
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Countersteering explained (pick one): ...

Countersteering explained (pick one):
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=countersteer+motorcycle

As for sticking your inside knee out, not sure why you would do it on a bicycle, except...
03-16-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 365
Views: 17,857
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I (and probably most of us here) are relatively...

I (and probably most of us here) are relatively safer from the virus simply due to our exercise and relative health, I would expect.

However, a lot of riders still have asthma, diabetes, and other...
Forum: Southwest
03-13-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,219
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Background: I lived in Tucson for over 20 years,...

Background: I lived in Tucson for over 20 years, and although I'm not currently there, I consider it my home. I have done multiple rides from Tucson to Phoenix, a couple in the middle of summer, and...
03-13-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 315
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Not all GPS trackers require subscriptions, but...

Not all GPS trackers require subscriptions, but there are a lot that do, so do your research.

If you're in Europe (especially the UK), the iTrackit looks like a good deal. They've even got some...
03-13-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 974
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Combination of the injustice system and 'only'...

Combination of the injustice system and 'only' killing a bike rider. I don't have much hope for justice. :(
03-13-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,792
Posted By Notso_fastLane

This is why proper gear is important. It need not...

This is why proper gear is important. It need not be expensive, but it needs to be appropriate. I lived and commuted in Seattle for 3 years. There were very few days I didn't ride my bike to work,...
03-11-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I guess you're all right, it's not always 'rage',...

I guess you're all right, it's not always 'rage', but yesterday's ride was. I even did a little primal scream therapy going up the good hills.... :D

I have to be much more careful about it on my...
03-11-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,687
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Do you rage ride?

I don't mean getting annoyed at drivers, although that's entirely understandable. ;)

I have had some really bad **** happen recently in my personal life.

Riding is my therapy. There are times...
Forum: Foo
03-10-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 406
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I saw Priest right after Nightcrawler came out,...

I saw Priest right after Nightcrawler came out, and Ripper was the lead singer, but the rest of the band was still original JP. It was a club show, with seating for less than 400, so it was pretty...
Forum: Foo
03-10-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,987
Posted By Notso_fastLane

That's a good size bull.

That's a good size bull.
03-10-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 653
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Punished? This isn't punishment. That mentality...

Punished? This isn't punishment. That mentality is a big part of the problem. The only thing that should work while a phone is moving is the navigation app.
03-10-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Notso_fastLane

100 kph in a velomobile (level ground)

Now, I've gone slightly faster than this in my velo, but I had a lot of help from gravity. Ok, at that point, I'd spun out and gravity was doing all the work. I want to know what this guy's front...
03-10-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,854
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Well, contrary to popular belief, roadrunners can...

Well, contrary to popular belief, roadrunners can fly, they just don't very often. One of the coolest moves they do is 'run' up the side of buildings. They use their wings to basically hold...
03-10-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,755
Posted By Notso_fastLane

It's not the same. Flat Attack is made from...

It's not the same. Flat Attack is made from recycled cardboard, and it dries quickly and seals holes better. The guys at the recumbent shop sell both, but they pretty much steer people away from...
Forum: Foo
03-09-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 334
Views: 7,948
Posted By Notso_fastLane

The problem with those optical illusion...

The problem with those optical illusion crosswalks is they only tend to 'work' once, or on drivers who only infrequently drive that route and forget it's an illusion.

After the first time, regular...
03-09-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,854
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Glad someone got the reference! :D

Glad someone got the reference! :D
Forum: Foo
03-06-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 886
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Guinness! It's not just for breakfast anymore. ;)...

Guinness! It's not just for breakfast anymore. ;)


What?!?!
03-06-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,755
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Now that the weather's (finally!) starting to get...

Now that the weather's (finally!) starting to get reasonable, I need to order some Flat Attack for my 2-wheel recumbent. I currently run Schwalbe Kojaks on it at ~95 psi. They aren't known for their...
03-06-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,854
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Whole host of 'em: ...

Whole host of 'em:

https://cycliq.com/videos/animal-encounters-2/?v=7516fd43adaa
Forum: Commuting
03-06-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,061
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Mtn bike videos are fun to watch, mostly because...

Mtn bike videos are fun to watch, mostly because I suck at trail riding and love watching riders with actual skill.

I only have two videos that I've ever kept as actual ride videos, although I...
03-06-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,929
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Good deal. Thanks for the update. Let's hope...

Good deal. Thanks for the update.

Let's hope the state rep doesn't use his 'influence' on the DA and try to get this downplayed. It will be hard now that it's made the news.
03-06-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 7,653
Posted By Notso_fastLane

A shocking outcome. And by shocking, I of...

A shocking outcome.

And by shocking, I of course mean, the only sensible one and what most everyone here predicted.

What's not mentioned in that press release is the ridiculous over reaction by...
Forum: Foo
03-05-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 886
Posted By Notso_fastLane

I got horribly drunk (not on beer) when I was ~14...

I got horribly drunk (not on beer) when I was ~14 yrs old. The good news is that it pretty much kept drinking from ever being a problem for me. I randomly tried beer off and on as an adult, but never...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,838
Posted By Notso_fastLane

It's studied more extensively for motorcycles, so...

It's studied more extensively for motorcycles, so you'll find more info that way. :)

Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO0ozBIk0sw
03-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,854
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Where, behind the rabbit? ;) Amusingly,...

Where, behind the rabbit? ;)

Amusingly, when I ride my velomobile, dogs (even the larger ones) tend to shy away and seem to be afraid of it. When I'm on my recumbent bike, they want to chase,...
03-03-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 805
Posted By Notso_fastLane

There is already and existing service (that has...

There is already and existing service (that has successfully been used in court) that has this feature: https://closecalldatabase.com/
03-02-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,500
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Hey, I only make 20 watts! Every little bit...

Hey, I only make 20 watts! Every little bit counts. ;)
Forum: Recumbent
02-26-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,165
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Congrats on the new ride. Post a picture in the...

Congrats on the new ride. Post a picture in the pictures thread when you can! :)
Forum: Commuting
02-26-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,065
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Some days, I wonder why I'm riding and not...

Some days, I wonder why I'm riding and not driving.

However, since I work on a military base, and the wait to get through the gate is ~40 mins, I remember why I ride as I'm passing by all those...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 938
Posted By Notso_fastLane

There's an estimated 10-11 mph that the app uses....

There's an estimated 10-11 mph that the app uses.

For level ground, I'm always faster than their estimated time. There a couple of routes I do with a lot of climbing that I'm usually a little...
02-26-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 320
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Wow, a lot (almost all of them listed) are new...

Wow, a lot (almost all of them listed) are new since I left Wichita. Miller's Meadow was the only game in town back then, and it frankly sucks.

It's single track, through trees, but it's flat (as...
02-26-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,453
Posted By Notso_fastLane

TBF, bike racks are rare enough most riders...

TBF, bike racks are rare enough most riders probably don't know how to use one. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,111
Posted By Notso_fastLane

You can never have too many Ducs. ;)

You can never have too many Ducs. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,111
Posted By Notso_fastLane

They're discs. Glad I could help. ;)

They're discs.



Glad I could help. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 22,205
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Don't most cargo bikes and heavier pedal vehicles...

Don't most cargo bikes and heavier pedal vehicles (like my velo) use drums? Is that just a low maintenance thing, or do drums have a higher heat sink effect so can stop more weight?
02-25-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,755
Posted By Notso_fastLane

This is true. I did note that nothing is...

This is true.

I did note that nothing is fool proof. I have had a few flats, even using tire liners. Everyone of them was something very sharp and metallic (those large, industrial copper box...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 487
Views: 22,205
Posted By Notso_fastLane

Hadn't thought of this. My bikes are a ~2010 and...

Hadn't thought of this. My bikes are a ~2010 and 2014 model. I don't notice any issues with the cables/housing in any of the components. Have they changed enough, in your opinion, in this time frame...
02-25-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 6,755
Posted By Notso_fastLane

For my money? Schwalbe Marathon Plus. No...

For my money? Schwalbe Marathon Plus.

No tire is perfect (and Gatorskins are good). Sharp metal object will puncture even the most 'bulletproof' tire, but for glass, goatheads, etc., then the...
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