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03-12-13, 05:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,399
Posted By jisho

I know this is an old thread but just wanted to...

I know this is an old thread but just wanted to put in my experience with cold setting the triangle. After reading through the (numerous) forums about the issue, I was very concerned about cold...
Forum: Touring
02-09-13, 01:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,450
Posted By jisho

That was my first option but the frame is one...

That was my first option but the frame is one which I just reconditioned, new top tube and paint. I was informed that to use and IGH I'd have to cold set the rear hub stays and modify other parts on...
Forum: Touring
02-07-13, 03:10 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 8,450
Posted By jisho

Thoughts on double vs triple

I'm currently in the preliminary stages of building a touring bike. My thoughts for the drive train include a Shimano XT 10 speed setup. The LBS guy advised that I should go with a double as with...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-08, 08:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By jisho

I was as far to the right as I could humanly get...

I was as far to the right as I could humanly get without riding on the top of the parked cars which lined the curb. Maybe I should consider doing that, the ride would be bumpy but gee, I wouldn't...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-08, 07:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By jisho

Sorry for my ignorance but what's A&S?

Sorry for my ignorance but what's A&S?
06-19-08, 07:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,170
Posted By jisho

Oh, by the way, assaulted is too tame a word....

Oh, by the way, assaulted is too tame a word. Attempted murder is more like it.
06-19-08, 04:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,170
Posted By jisho

I can rail on about the SFPD and their general...

I can rail on about the SFPD and their general indifference to the City's populace. What they hope is that you'll fade away. Some advice: Talk with the district captain where the report was filed....
Forum: Commuting
06-19-08, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 752
Posted By jisho

Cluless drivers

I'm not quite sure what to make of this City (San Francisco) sometimes. I was clipped by a car headed north on Mission St just after crossing the intersection on Cesar Chavez. When I caught up to the...
05-14-07, 03:56 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,092
Posted By jisho

Bicyclist's head run over by truck and lives

I'm guessing the anti-helmet crowd will say the outcome would have been the same either way.

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/n/a/2007/05/14/national/a133939D73.DTL
Forum: Foo
04-27-07, 03:31 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 1,959
Posted By jisho

What's that latin music the priests play in the...

What's that latin music the priests play in the rectory called?
Forum: Foo
10-05-06, 03:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 998
Posted By jisho

Tons of online programs. Try Guitar Pro 5. They...

Tons of online programs. Try Guitar Pro 5. They have a trial version and links to downloadable lessons and songs. I'd send the link but I'm filtered out on my work PC.
10-05-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,306
Posted By jisho

In SF the bike lanes are used by everyone....

In SF the bike lanes are used by everyone. Parents dropping kids off for school; double parking in them is rampant. The meter maids drive in them as their own personal highway. I've encountered a few...
09-25-06, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By jisho

I'm a VC kind of rider. I would never give up my...

I'm a VC kind of rider. I would never give up my lane if I thought the outcome would in any way do me harm. The grease factor came as a complete surprise. As for reporting it, no one seems to care....
09-25-06, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 694
Posted By jisho

Greased

I was commuting to work on Friday, coming down a slight grade perhaps about 15 -20 mph, but not fast enough for the car behind me who was dogging my tail. I kindly pulled into the parking lane, no...
09-21-06, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 591
Posted By jisho

Abandoned Yellow frame

Observed a yellow bike frame sans wheels, groupo with brown handle bar tape on the side of the road as I was exiting 280 on Third Street/China Basin in SF. I conjecture it fell from a vehicle or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-06, 02:29 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,554
Posted By jisho

Near misses at least once a week (I commute via...

Near misses at least once a week (I commute via bike). Ran off road by a Winnebago near Ft Bragg while riding Highway 1. Had just put on my helmet a few minutes earlier. My head bounced off the...
08-09-06, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 280
Posted By jisho

I've seen them on my infrequent visits to the...

I've seen them on my infrequent visits to the water front. The rental company I see most often used is from the following link.

http://www.blazingsaddles.com/
04-24-06, 03:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By jisho

Wayward youth in Bay Area

Makes you want to carry a weapon.

http://sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2006/04/24/MNGFAIEBAC12.DTL
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-06, 02:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 8,620
Posted By jisho

I have a Cannondale I bought in 1985. Never had...

I have a Cannondale I bought in 1985. Never had a problem with it.
Forum: Foo
12-28-05, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By jisho

http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200512/s15387...

http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200512/s1538772.htm (http://)
Forum: Foo
12-28-05, 01:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 312
Posted By jisho

Wonder if he was wearing a helmet

Not that it would have made a difference.

[URL=http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200512/s1538772.htm]
Forum: Foo
12-15-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By jisho

Sorry, that's tunebite. Here's the link. ...

Sorry, that's tunebite. Here's the link.

http://www.tunebite.com/website/v2/en/home.php?affiliate=60240[/URL]
Forum: Foo
12-15-05, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By jisho

There's a program called tunebit that does the...

There's a program called tunebit that does the job fairly well, or so I'm told.
Forum: Foo
12-06-05, 08:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 443
Posted By jisho

I'm a little over the hill and family involved to...

I'm a little over the hill and family involved to recommend much. Here are a couple of resources that may help though. Have fun!

http://sanfrancisco.citysearch.com/

http://sfgate.com/
Forum: Foo
11-23-05, 02:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,685
Posted By jisho

I had one several years back after my second kid....

I had one several years back after my second kid. The Urologist asked if a bevy of med students (Several young females) could observe the procedure,. I agreed, for the advancement of science and all....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-05, 10:08 AM
Replies: 272
Views: 9,072
Posted By jisho

I'm guessing you have worked in ER's and have...

I'm guessing you have worked in ER's and have first hand knowledge of how the term is used. True, it's used primarily about motorcyclist's but is equally applied to bicyclist's. It doesn’t take much...
Forum: Commuting
10-20-05, 03:37 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,515
Posted By jisho

Those guys are weak! Probably wears them out to...

Those guys are weak! Probably wears them out to empty the trash.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-05, 03:13 PM
Replies: 272
Views: 9,072
Posted By jisho

I can attest both anecdotally and observationally...

I can attest both anecdotally and observationally about the benefits of wearing a helmet. Having had my head ricochet off the pavement south of Fort Brag subsequent to an unexpected meeting between...
10-13-05, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 262
Posted By jisho

Missing bike or parts in San Francisco?

Anyone missing a bike or parts thereof may want to check out some homeless entrepreneurs located behind the Safeway off Duboce and 14th (Around the trolley stop). I was walking by there today and one...
10-05-05, 08:52 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,548
Posted By jisho

Another tragic death

http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2005/10/04/BAGVPF26H71.DTL
09-27-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 6,057
Posted By jisho

Quite so. Didn't mean imply differently. I found...

Quite so. Didn't mean imply differently. I found the article offensive and beyond sensible. I have lost friends to bicycle vs. vehicle encounters so it hits a nerve when I read hatemongering guised...
09-27-05, 03:14 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 6,057
Posted By jisho

Makes him no less a bigot just because he gets...

Makes him no less a bigot just because he gets paid to do it. Rush Limbaugh comes to mind.
09-27-05, 02:26 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 6,057
Posted By jisho

For those of you who in anyway justify this man's...

For those of you who in anyway justify this man's remarks, have shame. Did you notice that he calls bicyclists "Those people". Humm, where have I heard that before? Second, he compassionately...
08-26-05, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 434
Posted By jisho

Tall folks have a greater incidence of these. The...

Tall folks have a greater incidence of these. The vein is essentially non functional and serves no purpose. Vein stripping, as it is called, is the primary form of treatment but chemicals are...
08-26-05, 03:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By jisho

Did. Said they would. The dispatcher indicated...

Did. Said they would. The dispatcher indicated they receive calls all the time.
08-26-05, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,328
Posted By jisho

Suspicious activity in San Francisco

Anybody in SF know anything about a homeless encampment under the new off ramp at South Van Ness and Duboce? I was going by there yesterday and some guy was parting out a not to old Raleigh. On a...
Forum: Foo
08-18-05, 03:56 PM
Replies: 395
Views: 9,988
Posted By jisho

I live in San Francisco where street parking is a...

I live in San Francisco where street parking is a premium. On our block three different households each own these humongous SUV's that sport the name of some equivalently sized mountain. You can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-05, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 606
Posted By jisho

Alameda De La Pulgas. What a street name! Means...

Alameda De La Pulgas. What a street name! Means Avenue Of The Fleas.
08-11-05, 03:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,362
Posted By jisho

The SFPD are a joke. Never once have I seen them...

The SFPD are a joke. Never once have I seen them enforce the law where it pertains to a bicyclist’s safety, instead they ignore the miscreant behavior no matter how dangerous; even when it's in front...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-05, 01:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,035
Posted By jisho

Duh!

Duh!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 01:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,383
Posted By jisho

SF bike friendly? The rest of the country must be...

SF bike friendly? The rest of the country must be the pits!
07-15-05, 09:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,626
Posted By jisho

16 to 21 drinks??? One beer puts an average...

16 to 21 drinks??? One beer puts an average drinker's blood alcohol level at around .08, the legal cut off for driving in most states. Surprised he was awake, or alive even.
07-15-05, 08:56 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,900
Posted By jisho

Your choice but considers an old saying commonly...

Your choice but considers an old saying commonly heard in ER rooms: What do you call a bicyclist without a helmet? A: An organ donor.
Forum: Commuting
07-11-05, 01:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,610
Posted By jisho

Pit bull, Rottweilers, pack of angry Chihuahuas.

Pit bull, Rottweilers, pack of angry Chihuahuas.
Forum: Commuting
07-01-05, 10:48 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,141
Posted By jisho

Being a vigilant bicyclist is second nature to...

Being a vigilant bicyclist is second nature to all seasoned bicyclists whether they know it or not. I can't imagine any one who was ever doored, or close to it, not learning from the experience....
Forum: Touring
07-01-05, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By jisho

In a week at 75 to 100 miles a day gets you to...

In a week at 75 to 100 miles a day gets you to Santa Barbara or LA. It's pretty hilly going through the Big Sur area with several drops and climbs; it gets windy. The traffic in December should be...
07-01-05, 08:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,122
Posted By jisho

I should have kept mine. But then again burnt...

I should have kept mine. But then again burnt toast sells for $23,000 on ebay.

http://dallas.craigslist.org/bik/80994887.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-05, 09:05 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 954
Posted By jisho

You must drive a bus for a living or have a...

You must drive a bus for a living or have a family member who does. You sound like GWB defending Iraq. I was clipped by a bus not too long ago which sent me to the curb. I was in a ~@#$$ bike...
06-23-05, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By jisho

I was considering it but their seeming...

I was considering it but their seeming indifference to my inquiries may discourage this.
06-22-05, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 483
Posted By jisho

San Francisco Bicycle coalition

Just a question. Does anyone have an opinion about the SFBC? They don't respond to email or phone messages. They are an advocacy group, right? Their pet project at the moment seems to be bike lanes....
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