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01-20-13, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,759
Views: 101,103
Posted By ChezJfrey

I agree with you on all points. Those Oprah...

I agree with you on all points.

Those Oprah interviews demonstrate just a slight twist on Lance's previous tactics; he's still lying, still manipulating, though this time the claim is, 'for the...
09-04-08, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 868
Posted By ChezJfrey

No doubt from out of nowhere... :rolleyes:

No doubt from out of nowhere... :rolleyes:
08-20-08, 01:37 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,749
Posted By ChezJfrey

I wonder if some of the 'losing it' might be...

I wonder if some of the 'losing it' might be attributed to complacency? I imagine after years of 'experience' one might tend to get a bit lax in surveillance.

This tendency might also account for...
08-08-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By ChezJfrey

I think the free bikes is a fine idea, regardless...

I think the free bikes is a fine idea, regardless of type...might even create a life-long habit for some of the recipients.

As for the possibility of craigslist...perhaps along with the pledge to...
08-04-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,645
Posted By ChezJfrey

Funny thing is, I know a guy that drives around...

Funny thing is, I know a guy that drives around with a cowbell in his vehicle and when he is driving up an extended hill where cyclists are prone to be, he rattles it as he passes and yells, "Allez!...
07-25-08, 11:29 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,506
Posted By ChezJfrey

Ah, fond memories! Someone mentioned a bit...

Ah, fond memories!

Someone mentioned a bit about taxes and such here: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=326071

But, my favorite, and most assuredly unbiased ;), post in that thread...
07-24-08, 04:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,480
Posted By ChezJfrey

Hehe, I finally read the blog. "Call them...

Hehe, I finally read the blog.

"Call them [Tri-Met] at 503/ 238-ride call them and tell them you do not want to see bikes inside the RQTC. Speak for the bus drivers who will no be asked or polled...
07-24-08, 02:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,480
Posted By ChezJfrey

And yet again the Oregonian's front page today...

And yet again the Oregonian's front page today with the "Cops Warn Bicyclists to Obey, or Else!" crap. Good thing all the other people traveling in/on their respective modalities are strictly...
04-18-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,149
Posted By ChezJfrey

Those trivial details? Although the ad was a bit...

Those trivial details? Although the ad was a bit lame, I thought it was nice that they at least presented the guy in the road like he belonged.
04-16-08, 03:01 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 10,022
Posted By ChezJfrey

Wow. I've been gone for months...Raiyn pretty...

Wow. I've been gone for months...Raiyn pretty much covered the reason for my departure...and that thread link makes me shudder - 52 pages of endless agony. Was that really 3 years ago? Has it been...
02-20-08, 06:23 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By ChezJfrey

Worse yet, probably late for lattes.

Worse yet, probably late for lattes.
Forum: Triathlon
02-06-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,126
Posted By ChezJfrey

I'm going to agree with the above post. ...

I'm going to agree with the above post.

Sponge, you mention flat feet and calf soreness and that you are looking for orthotics. Most orthotics address foot trouble that is often brought on by...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-08, 09:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,761
Posted By ChezJfrey

I like the idea of that pannier Junkdad linked...

I like the idea of that pannier Junkdad linked that can accommodate a backpack and can be secured to the bike.

Living in Washington, you are inevitably going to ride in conditions that will coat...
12-18-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By ChezJfrey

Well, well! Now we know why you're so easily...

Well, well! Now we know why you're so easily distrac.......

Ahem, where were we?
Forum: Foo
12-17-07, 04:55 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,922
Posted By ChezJfrey

The rose is likely a bad idea for many reasons. ...

The rose is likely a bad idea for many reasons.

I see someone is worried that humanity has fallen because a rose isn't acceptable, but that's really not the case. A rose is risky because of the...
12-14-07, 04:13 PM
Replies: 308
Views: 8,390
Posted By ChezJfrey

That is just too wild for me to wrap my head...

That is just too wild for me to wrap my head around!

You know what though (and I'm somewhat serious), I'd be a little claustrophobic on my bike if I rode in those conditions ;) I'm just not used...
12-13-07, 04:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,084
Posted By ChezJfrey

I have an older LeMond that had a slipping...

I have an older LeMond that had a slipping problem. I solved it with a simple combination of things already mentioned:

Steel QR with heavy serrations on both the locknut and the QR ends.
Tighten...
12-12-07, 11:37 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By ChezJfrey

No joke. How did that even happen? Makes my...

No joke. How did that even happen? Makes my head spin.
12-12-07, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,326
Posted By ChezJfrey

That has got to be one of the coolest things I've...

That has got to be one of the coolest things I've seen in quite awhile! Hauling his gear up the mountain while riding in ski boots...dude is hardcore!
12-10-07, 06:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,282
Posted By ChezJfrey

Ha ha! That's the first thing I thought of also!...

Ha ha! That's the first thing I thought of also! :)
Forum: Commuting
12-06-07, 04:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 771
Posted By ChezJfrey

Good that it was a close call and nothing worse. ...

Good that it was a close call and nothing worse. I'll add that jumping/anticipating lights is no good! I've had a couple close calls in an auto, while running and while biking by just normally...
12-06-07, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 762
Posted By ChezJfrey

That's great, I like this game! Here was...

That's great, I like this game!

Here was one of mine: http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?p=5570181#post5570181

Let's do some more!
12-03-07, 04:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,357
Posted By ChezJfrey

My roof sprung a small leak and is dripping down...

My roof sprung a small leak and is dripping down a ceiling air vent - grrrrr! Giant rocks from the hillside are sliding onto Barbur Blvd. There was also some street ashpalt pushed up on that same...
11-29-07, 04:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,594
Posted By ChezJfrey

But in this case, the police doing nothing is a...

But in this case, the police doing nothing is a vast improvement for him!
11-28-07, 11:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By ChezJfrey

I don't trust anyone out there, so no, I don't...

I don't trust anyone out there, so no, I don't stand in the middle of the road, but I do make it clear that I intend to cross by moving and taking that first step (if there is room out of the path of...
11-28-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By ChezJfrey

Possibly, but the problem continues unabated :) ...

Possibly, but the problem continues unabated :)

So, for a recent example, we'll take my run from work to home just this evening (many incidents unrelated to "right on red," but there is a...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-07, 06:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 684
Posted By ChezJfrey

The old Cygolite setup I have came supplied with...

The old Cygolite setup I have came supplied with a nylon/velcro bag to hold the battery. The problem is that, over time, the contact points can develop wear through the paint on the top/down tubes...
11-28-07, 05:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,513
Posted By ChezJfrey

I agree that the "right on red" law is frequently...

I agree that the "right on red" law is frequently and dangerously abused. I run frequently and nearly every urban/suburban run I take, I will have to halt several times when I have the ROW because a...
11-28-07, 03:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,066
Posted By ChezJfrey

Does it ever end? We've got a picture of a guy...

Does it ever end? We've got a picture of a guy riding in the clear, quite comfortably, with plenty of space all around him, traffic appears to be moving seamlessly by him, and his lane position is...
11-27-07, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,101
Posted By ChezJfrey

I also broke my clavicle when I was a youngster...

I also broke my clavicle when I was a youngster working my BMX mojo. As others have pointed out, it is nearly impossible to wear any form of padding/protection that will prevent a collar bone...
11-26-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,928
Posted By ChezJfrey

This place has reached a new low...mods editing...

This place has reached a new low...mods editing thread titles, inserting post content in order to ridicule certain members and participating in flame wars. Absolutely ridiculous behavior and lame...
11-21-07, 11:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 834
Posted By ChezJfrey

What I find disturbingly funny is that I see some...

What I find disturbingly funny is that I see some drivers employing multiple distractions at the same time - just a couple weeks ago, I saw a woman with a cell phone and pastry in one hand and an...
11-16-07, 11:25 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,931
Posted By ChezJfrey

Well, I guess the next logical question in your...

Well, I guess the next logical question in your sequence could be, "How many cyclists were not killed at intersection by turning traffic because they rode in a segregated, protected facility? 100,...
11-16-07, 04:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 4,264
Posted By ChezJfrey

Agreed. I've been through this. You may not...

Agreed. I've been through this. You may not necessarily need a lawyer if the insurance claims adjuster is fair. In my case, they paid up the bike and clothing immediately. They covered all my...
11-14-07, 10:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 634
Posted By ChezJfrey

Nice. The article provides evidence that auto...

Nice. The article provides evidence that auto drivers are typically a problem in cycle-auto collisions, then closes with an example of a possibly drunk cyclist and the ever-vigilant and careful...
11-08-07, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 878
Posted By ChezJfrey

Portland authorities do seem to present a...

Portland authorities do seem to present a disturbing trend when tending to these matters...
11-03-07, 04:39 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 9,956
Posted By ChezJfrey

These drivers never frown They all smile so gay...

These drivers never frown
They all smile so gay
I've been for a ride
On a hostile way

I'd be safe and sound
Even in L.A.
California Dreamin'
On a hostile way
11-02-07, 05:08 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 9,956
Posted By ChezJfrey

Actually, this doesn't surprise me. I'm a member...

Actually, this doesn't surprise me. I'm a member of a running club and we've had a discussion about some of the recent cycling-related deaths here in Portland. I was surprised that so many of our...
11-02-07, 02:02 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 9,956
Posted By ChezJfrey

Wow. Bek, the "more saddle, less prattle"...

Wow.

Bek, the "more saddle, less prattle" admonishment is gold...I love it!

As for the VC panache, well, I'm struck with an even greater sense of awe...we are truly in the midst of a...
10-25-07, 05:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,115
Posted By ChezJfrey

You almost make my point...that's what YOU SEE...

You almost make my point...that's what YOU SEE and remember. I commute in Portland every day and most of the riders I see match me...lit like XMAS trees, packed panniers and packs, reflective, etc....
10-25-07, 05:13 PM
10-25-07, 05:00 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 3,115
Posted By ChezJfrey

Law bending cyclists are hardly the scourge they...

Law bending cyclists are hardly the scourge they are accused of being. The only reason people bring these renegades up in conversation is because they are so relatively few that they stand out in...
10-22-07, 10:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,564
Posted By ChezJfrey

How many of us will it take? I rode my first...

How many of us will it take? I rode my first Fall/Winter without fenders and, of course, had a miserable experience. The next year, on the advise of many others, I installed fenders -- long ones...
Forum: Foo
09-12-07, 04:54 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,496
Posted By ChezJfrey

I would have to agree with your assessment about...

I would have to agree with your assessment about the female in question. I've met Rad a few times on the road and he is a good-looking, fit and congenial guy. Plus, if you've ever seen his...
Forum: Foo
09-12-07, 03:11 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,496
Posted By ChezJfrey

Getting the next date confirmed is key - so...

Getting the next date confirmed is key - so you're good there. Just ease up a bit on the, "I really like this person" vibe and relax. Just take the steps and opportunities as they present...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-07, 02:08 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,587
Posted By ChezJfrey

So, to summarize the best of this thread: ...

So, to summarize the best of this thread:

Don't bother responding.

Just ride. And ride hard. And love every minute of it.
08-30-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,278
Posted By ChezJfrey

Exactly. And how did this auto suddenly...

Exactly.

And how did this auto suddenly dart into the cyclists' path? Did it, "come out of nowhere?" Oh, the irony.
Forum: Commuting
08-24-07, 04:34 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 5,092
Posted By ChezJfrey

This is the first thing on these forums that has...

This is the first thing on these forums that has made me crack a giggle in a long, long time! Well done.
Forum: Introductions
08-15-07, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By ChezJfrey

Welcome fellow Tigard rider...I'll wave next time...

Welcome fellow Tigard rider...I'll wave next time I see you on Hwy 99W!
08-14-07, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By ChezJfrey

I'll only answer what I know. Yes, biking is...

I'll only answer what I know.

Yes, biking is great here - you can bike all year, but expect to get wet.

There are many hills, downtown Portland is virtually surrounded by them. But, they...
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