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06-26-18, 01:02 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Cyclon

Did the bald eagle attempt to steal any of your...

Did the bald eagle attempt to steal any of your catch?
06-26-18, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By Cyclon

I thought this thread was about some bad cyclist...

I thought this thread was about some bad cyclist salmoning into traffic until I saw the salmon in the pics.

Great catch. Now you're making me hungry.
06-18-18, 11:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Cyclon

When I was in Beijing last year I couldn't rent a...

When I was in Beijing last year I couldn't rent a bike because I didn't have a local SIM card on my smartphone. I would need to scan the QR code on the bike, pay via smartphone, then the bike would...
06-17-18, 06:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 462
Posted By Cyclon

Just 600 mi per year? I'm surprised by that low...

Just 600 mi per year? I'm surprised by that low number.
09-06-16, 08:52 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,079
Posted By Cyclon

I throw my garage door opener into the backseat...

I throw my garage door opener into the backseat when I have a bike on the roof rack. So if I go into autopilot mode I won't accidentally drive into the garage.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-16, 03:08 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,584
Posted By Cyclon

To avoid biking in the hotter times of the day, I...

To avoid biking in the hotter times of the day, I offset my work hours by coming in later in the morning and leaving later in the evening when the sun has started setting.
Forum: Commuting
06-19-13, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cyclon

That was a Land Rover Discovery, not a Land Rover...

That was a Land Rover Discovery, not a Land Rover Range Rover.

Land Rover = brand
Discovery, Range Rover = models

(in case you need to properly identify a vehicle if there was an accident or...
Forum: Commuting
10-05-12, 03:40 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,238
Posted By Cyclon

With regular gas in Southern California hitting...

With regular gas in Southern California hitting $4.60 and premium gas hitting $4.80 perhaps we can only hope that the soft bike commuters stand up to their fear of the "cold" weather and overcome it....
Forum: Commuting
10-05-12, 03:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,238
Posted By Cyclon

Southern Californians are soft. 70 degrees and...

Southern Californians are soft. 70 degrees and many are wearing sweatshirts/jackets with pants and complaining it's too cold. I'm still biking in shorts and t-shirt in the 55 deg mornings.
Forum: Commuting
10-05-12, 03:11 PM
Replies: 752
Views: 117,028
Posted By Cyclon

Bent bolt cutters and a broken chain.

Bent bolt cutters and a broken chain.
Forum: Commuting
07-05-12, 03:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,225
Posted By Cyclon

Found a pair of bolt cutters in the bike lane....

Found a pair of bolt cutters in the bike lane. Hmmmm, I wonder if it was from a bike thief.

5 Gallon Rubbermaid water jug with water in it.
Forum: Commuting
09-21-11, 04:43 PM
Replies: 5,295
Views: 152,831
Posted By Cyclon

Some contractor driving a full size truck lost...

Some contractor driving a full size truck lost his 5-gallon water jug into the middle of the road. I was nice enough and picked up the water jug and moved it to the sidewalk. One, it'll reduce the...
Forum: Commuting
06-01-11, 06:25 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,830
Posted By Cyclon

For me, I'd say 95 is my limit. I try to stay...

For me, I'd say 95 is my limit. I try to stay late at work during the hot months until about 6:30pm-7:00pm and by then it's 95 or under.
Forum: Commuting
05-02-10, 01:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By Cyclon

Since you live less than a mile from work and you...

Since you live less than a mile from work and you said you're short on funds, how about just walking to work then? One mile is a 15-30 min walk.
Forum: Commuting
08-26-09, 02:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,658
Posted By Cyclon

School zone speed limits vary by state. I...

School zone speed limits vary by state. I noticed some are 25 mph some are 15 mph. I'm sure there has to be a state with 20 mph.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-09, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 821
Posted By Cyclon

At $975, that light would cost more than my...

At $975, that light would cost more than my commuter bike!
Forum: Commuting
08-13-09, 03:45 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 10,940
Posted By Cyclon

Way to go! It's fairly common seeing girls...

Way to go!

It's fairly common seeing girls in heels riding bikes in places such as Copenhagen. Nothing wrong with that.
Forum: Commuting
07-30-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 971
Posted By Cyclon

I basically only drive on the weekends. During...

I basically only drive on the weekends. During the work week, it's all bicycle.
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,953
Posted By Cyclon

Unfortunately the only T-serv tires available at...

Unfortunately the only T-serv tires available at Jenson right now are the blue (all sizes), red (all sizes), and black in (700x32 and 700x35). I want to pick up a pair of 700x28's in black. I'm...
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,953
Posted By Cyclon

The T-serv does come in a model with reflective...

The T-serv does come in a model with reflective sidewalls
http://www.jensonusa.com/store/product/TI299B01-Panaracer+T-Serv+Reflective+Tire.aspx
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,076
Posted By Cyclon

I have a u-lock and the limitation about the...

I have a u-lock and the limitation about the u-lock is finding an object I can lock my bike to in bike-unfriendly areas.
Forum: Commuting
08-29-08, 01:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,076
Posted By Cyclon

I always wondered about the stolen bike warranty...

I always wondered about the stolen bike warranty from Kryptonite. I wonder if there are people who buy new locks annually.
Forum: Commuting
08-20-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,178
Posted By Cyclon

Some urban planners are learning from the...

Some urban planners are learning from the "mistakes" of zoning areas of separating commercial zones far from residential zones which is believed to be one factor in the cause of American obesity and...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Cyclon

No problems here either. Actually, the road was...

No problems here either. Actually, the road was fairly clear of cars. Probably because people went home early or stayed home after the quake.
06-24-08, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 636
Posted By Cyclon

Instead of closing the entire route, can't the...

Instead of closing the entire route, can't the Public Works just close sections and set up detours?
05-30-08, 12:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By Cyclon

Nice video. I just finished watching it.

Nice video. I just finished watching it.
Forum: Commuting
02-11-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 619
Posted By Cyclon

And in SoCal, it jumped up to 85 degree high this...

And in SoCal, it jumped up to 85 degree high this past weekend! :mad: It went basically from winter to summer without spring. I guess I'll be suffering from heat waves in no time.
Forum: Commuting
02-05-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,026
Posted By Cyclon

I use that technique for my scuba diving mask.

I use that technique for my scuba diving mask.
Forum: Commuting
01-23-08, 02:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,248
Posted By Cyclon

Some people pay good money for aged cheese.

Some people pay good money for aged cheese.
01-22-08, 02:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 722
Posted By Cyclon

Thanks for that good explanation.

Thanks for that good explanation.
Forum: Commuting
12-05-07, 12:24 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,884
Posted By Cyclon

Me: Fully loaded Bianchi Volpe with two...

Me: Fully loaded Bianchi Volpe with two panniers, lights, water bottles, the works. I was wearing full fingered gloves, long pants, wind breaker, helmet.

Other guy: Some guy on a road bike...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-07, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,884
Posted By Cyclon

Mid-November in SoCal, and it's still so warm; 73...

Mid-November in SoCal, and it's still so warm; 73 deg F at 9 in the morning. So I get to continue to bike in shorts.

I did a stupid thing today. I overstuffed my messenger bag with too much...
10-27-07, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11,544
Views: 343,078
Posted By Cyclon

Send the rain closer to LA then! It'll help...

Send the rain closer to LA then! It'll help reduce the amount of ash that is floating in the air.
10-27-07, 10:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,010
Posted By Cyclon

I already have a 200L, but I passed on the info...

I already have a 200L, but I passed on the info and one of my friends bought one. When I first got the 200L, I showed off the light to him and he was mighty impressed.
10-25-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 11,544
Views: 343,078
Posted By Cyclon

I'm snacking on trail mix that has cranberries,...

I'm snacking on trail mix that has cranberries, almonds, cashews, and macadamia nuts.
10-25-07, 09:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,667
Posted By Cyclon

The Angeles Forest closed on 10/23. Same with...

The Angeles Forest closed on 10/23. Same with the Cleveland Forest. Not too sure about San Bernardino.
10-25-07, 03:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 981
Posted By Cyclon

Actually, what had happened was the female ranger...

Actually, what had happened was the female ranger got a break-up letter from her then bf. She got mad, tore up the letter, and lit the letters on fire in a campfire ring. Well, she did not...
10-24-07, 07:40 PM
Replies: 11,544
Views: 343,078
Posted By Cyclon

Generally. Produce from personal gardens? ...

Generally.

Produce from personal gardens? Not allowed.

Produce from grocery stores? Usually allowed because the produce is treated and tested for pests/diseases.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-07, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 596
Posted By Cyclon

I'm still commuting by bike to work. I am riding...

I'm still commuting by bike to work. I am riding at a slower pace though. Fortunately I'm not in the line of fire, but the smoke and ash does reach here.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,884
Posted By Cyclon

Send the rain to SoCal. We could use it to help...

Send the rain to SoCal. We could use it to help in slowing down all the wildfires.
Forum: Commuting
10-24-07, 10:09 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 904,884
Posted By Cyclon

I forgot to bring a shirt to change into. ...

I forgot to bring a shirt to change into. Fortunately I'm wearing a t-shirt and not a jersey.
Forum: Commuting
10-23-07, 07:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,809
Posted By Cyclon

That's what happens in car-centric cities where...

That's what happens in car-centric cities where they discriminate against those that are not in a car. No car? Then too bad, you can't order.

In cities that are geared more towards walking and...
Forum: Commuting
10-22-07, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Cyclon

I heard on the news that some lines of the...

I heard on the news that some lines of the Metrolink are closed due to power outages.
Forum: Commuting
10-22-07, 12:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 532
Posted By Cyclon

I biked into work today. I did bike slower than...

I biked into work today. I did bike slower than usual due to the excessive amounts of smoke in the air.
Forum: Commuting
10-18-07, 10:48 AM
Replies: 15,232
Views: 10,931,735
Posted By Cyclon

WTB All Terrainasaurus

WTB All Terrainasaurus
10-18-07, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 230,111
Posted By Cyclon

You can right-click and save a copy of this...

You can right-click and save a copy of this picture of a bigger version of the Bianchi Volpe.
http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/5180/b04ir6.jpg
10-17-07, 03:29 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 230,111
Posted By Cyclon

What kind of tires? 15" gravel tires? :D ...

What kind of tires? 15" gravel tires? :D

And what kind of Spyderco?
10-17-07, 03:28 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,396
Posted By Cyclon

The mud was part of the package deal. :D ...

The mud was part of the package deal. :D

Now I have mud on the drive train too. Argh, I hate the cleaning part. Gotta pay to play.
10-17-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 6,396
Posted By Cyclon

My new Bianchi Volpe ...

My new Bianchi Volpe
http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/3249/b01tr6.jpg

http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/6492/b02ku6.jpg
10-17-07, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5,739
Views: 230,111
Posted By Cyclon

My new Bianchi Volpe ...

My new Bianchi Volpe
http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/3249/b01tr6.jpg

http://img98.imageshack.us/img98/6492/b02ku6.jpg
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