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Forum: Commuting
09-22-11, 02:42 PM
Forum: Southeast
03-02-11, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 581
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Forum: Commuting
02-01-11, 02:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-10, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,002
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Forum: Commuting
06-08-10, 02:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 326
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-09, 03:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
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Forum: Commuting
10-06-09, 02:52 PM
Forum: Commuting
08-25-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,038
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-09, 07:31 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 885
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Forum: Commuting
08-14-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 4,338
Posted By oakback

Offer to buy it from him for $50.

Offer to buy it from him for $50.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-09, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
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Forum: Triathlon
06-02-09, 09:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 971
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-09, 03:59 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 32,967
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-08, 09:06 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,342
Posted By oakback

I hope you carry.

I hope you carry.
Forum: Commuting
11-24-08, 09:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,745
Posted By oakback

I use an Axiom Magellan trunk bag. It can handle...

I use an Axiom Magellan trunk bag. It can handle pants, shirt, belt, cell phones, maybe a bit of food, but that's about it. If I have to take an extra pair of shoes with me it gets real top-heavy...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,081
Posted By oakback

You folks are taking the original post way too...

You folks are taking the original post way too seriously.

All that's said was, liquid courage costs more than gas. Anyone would be an idiot to actually suggest that commuting by bicycle is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,297
Posted By oakback

It hurts me more to stretch than to not stretch,...

It hurts me more to stretch than to not stretch, so I don't. I find stretching to be incredibly uncomfortable. I do it all correctly, I did yoga for awhile, and my wife was a certified personal...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-08, 08:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,229
Posted By oakback

Downshift to a really low gear, pedal furiously...

Downshift to a really low gear, pedal furiously while yelling "I'M TRYING, FOR GOD SAKES I'M TRYING!!"
Forum: Commuting
11-19-08, 08:10 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,170
Posted By oakback

It's been a proven technology in cars and...

It's been a proven technology in cars and motorcycles for many years, I don't see why it wouldn't work for bicycles.
Forum: Commuting
11-18-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,432
Posted By oakback

The website is "stuff white people like", and...

The website is "stuff white people like", and you're more concerned about the term "hipster"?
Forum: Commuting
11-17-08, 09:55 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 1,142,466
Posted By oakback

Sucked, I didn't dress warm enough. I think the...

Sucked, I didn't dress warm enough. I think the middle of my knees still feel cold, after being at work 2.5 hours.
11-14-08, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 884
Posted By oakback

I don't get how that thing steers? I looks like...

I don't get how that thing steers? I looks like the front wheel moves independently of the arm that the pedals are on (which looks fixed). How does the chain keep aligned when turning? Or what am...
11-14-08, 07:25 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 339,526
Posted By oakback

I e-mailed dealextreme about my defect light. I...

I e-mailed dealextreme about my defect light. I don't think I'm going to buy from them again, unless I don't mind just eating the cost if something doesn't work right when I get it.

Here's what I...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-08, 11:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By oakback

Haha, reminds me of a motorcyclist I saw once, he...

Haha, reminds me of a motorcyclist I saw once, he was signaling his lane changes with his leg.
Forum: Commuting
11-13-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 787
Posted By oakback

When stopping hard, you need a lot more brake...

When stopping hard, you need a lot more brake pressure on the front than the rear. As your weight transfers forward during braking, the rear tire has much less weight on it compared to the front. ...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 980
Posted By oakback

Have you tried any of the "dry-fit" type of...

Have you tried any of the "dry-fit" type of clothing? I can be sweating like crazy, but it evaporates so quickly from the fabric that it's never an issue.
Forum: Commuting
11-13-08, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 683
Posted By oakback

Was there sand or water on the road, or what? ...

Was there sand or water on the road, or what? Glad you're ok!
Forum: Commuting
11-13-08, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 798
Posted By oakback

Motorcycle tires are built more like car tires. ...

Motorcycle tires are built more like car tires. Most, if not all (I'm not sure), are tubeless. You run over glass, usually the glass just breaks. Staples or thorns may stick into the rubber, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-08, 07:48 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,910
Posted By oakback

One thing I recently figured out, when you turn...

One thing I recently figured out, when you turn your head to the side, don't tilt it into the wind (like making your head horizontal to the ground). Keep your head upright, and the wind pulls it out...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-08, 03:31 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,234
Posted By oakback

I've noticed that many folks act like they don't...

I've noticed that many folks act like they don't know what "on your left/right!" means. I'll usually yell it clear enough for anyone around to hear, then as I approach, they happen to glance, and...
Forum: Commuting
11-12-08, 10:46 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,006
Posted By oakback

Is it costing you anything to stop and pic it up?...

Is it costing you anything to stop and pic it up? If so, compare the costs. Go with which is more beneficial.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-08, 10:10 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,910
Posted By oakback

Perfecting my snot rocket. My nose will not stop...

Perfecting my snot rocket. My nose will not stop running when I ride, so I'm constantly thinking about when to sniff, when to blow, when to wipe. It gets really annoying, because I'm real...
11-10-08, 09:37 AM
Replies: 926
Views: 339,526
Posted By oakback

I was excited to use this light. It worked...

I was excited to use this light. It worked great, I used the strobe setting more than anything else (since the mornings have more light after the time change.

Recently I pulled it off the bike to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-08, 03:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,124
Posted By oakback

We should keep an on-going thread of pleasant...

We should keep an on-going thread of pleasant driver interactions. It's really uplifting after reading negative threads all day.


2nd best exhaust note ever. I try to get behind one any chance...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-08, 03:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,772
Posted By oakback

They probably just want a better look at your...

They probably just want a better look at your legs. There's no other logical explanation.


haha, track standing between the velvet ropes waiting your turn.
Forum: Commuting
11-07-08, 03:07 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 32,413
Posted By oakback

here!...

here! (http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=&ie=UTF8&ll=39.294537,-117.988229&spn=0.011807,0.027466&t=h&z=16)

Apparently there are quite a few shoe trees....
Forum: Commuting
11-07-08, 02:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 915
Posted By oakback

It's big, it's heavy, it's wood.

It's big, it's heavy, it's wood.
11-07-08, 02:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,193
Posted By oakback

Like others have said, I'd take the left...

Like others have said, I'd take the left right-turn lane. If that doesn't feel safe, hop off and use the crosswalk.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-08, 01:31 PM
Forum: Commuting
11-07-08, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,820
Posted By oakback

Commuting is my cycling. If it wasn't for...

Commuting is my cycling.

If it wasn't for commuting, I wouldn't be able to ride very much. Evenings are full of routine stuff, dishes, help my son with his homework, all that. Plus our 2nd kid...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-08, 08:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,650
Posted By oakback

Tallahassee is an oddity in FL, it's much more...

Tallahassee is an oddity in FL, it's much more hilly than the rest of the state. I'm not talking N. GA type of hills, but hills nonetheless.
11-06-08, 01:08 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,653,432
Posted By oakback

My main beef with sidewalks is the joints and...

My main beef with sidewalks is the joints and cracks. Why aren't they paved with asphalt? Concrete (or cement, I get them mixed up) doesn't handle changes in ground contours well at all, the...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-08, 12:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,692
Posted By oakback

Coincidentally, I'm watching a video about...

Coincidentally, I'm watching a video about internal customer service and conflicts at this very moment.

Your coworkers should try using the BIF approach. They should mention to you the...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-08, 09:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,210
Posted By oakback

I figure, "well, I ain't walkin' home".

I figure, "well, I ain't walkin' home".
11-06-08, 09:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By oakback

Holy **** you are looking WAY too much into this....

Holy **** you are looking WAY too much into this. "Joe Six Pack" will think, "dur, what a cool song! I'ma get me a free credit report!" (then consequently be charged $12 a month for credit...
11-06-08, 08:04 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,513
Posted By oakback

This was discussed at length in another section...

This was discussed at length in another section (I forget which). If you listen, they're not in any way saying that cyclists have bad credit. They're saying that:

1. Someone stole his...
Forum: Commuting
11-05-08, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,290
Posted By oakback

Does cycling make the butt muscles bigger? I've...

Does cycling make the butt muscles bigger? I've got a bubble-butt as it is, it doesn't need to get any bigger.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-08, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,064
Posted By oakback

You get used to it. If you get a couple extra...

You get used to it. If you get a couple extra puffs than recommended, you get hyper. :twitchy:
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