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11-24-04, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 985
Posted By dab60

Wow, Hockey, if everyone acted like you and...

Wow, Hockey, if everyone acted like you and "Oscar Grope", car insurance would cost about 100 dollars a year and there would be about a million unemployed lawyers (well we can dream can't we!).
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11-24-04, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,769
Posted By dab60

Harbor Freight! Cant beat it at 5.99. More...

Harbor Freight! Cant beat it at 5.99. More reflective material than the 22 dollar vests.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=3604
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 869
Posted By dab60

Don't fool yourselves, there are an awful lot of...

Don't fool yourselves, there are an awful lot of us lurkers out here who ride platform by choice. There are risks involved in clipping in, as well as advantages. Yea, yea I know " ..but I can unclip...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-04, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,635
Posted By dab60

Also look at the Trek 7*00 FX models. I have a...

Also look at the Trek 7*00 FX models. I have a 7300FX, but if you can afford it go for the 7500FX or 7700FX.

I am not sure why so few people in this forum recommend Trek, I wonder if there is not...
11-13-04, 08:40 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By dab60

Ok, but is there some way to make sure the...

Ok, but is there some way to make sure the platform side stays face up when you are in street shoes, and the clipless side stays up when you are in bike shoes?
Forum: Commuting
11-10-04, 11:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,791
Posted By dab60

YES, That's it! The holy grail of visiblility!...

YES, That's it! The holy grail of visiblility! Where can I get one? This URL is only to the manufacturer.
11-10-04, 10:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By dab60

1. I realize this is heresy for the those members...

1. I realize this is heresy for the those members of the Clipless religion, but I ride in traffic in the city, and I when I tell my feet I want them on the ground, I want them on the ground NOW! ...
11-09-04, 03:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By dab60

Ain't that the truth!! It is really frustrating...

Ain't that the truth!! It is really frustrating that so much more concern is given in the design of cycling gear to being cool, than to being safe and functional. Even when they put in reflective...
11-09-04, 11:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,484
Posted By dab60

What brand do you have? I have a Lightman xenon...

What brand do you have? I have a Lightman xenon strobe, and while it is noticeable, it is not that bright.
Forum: Commuting
11-05-04, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,207
Posted By dab60

How well does it work in the rain. I have a...

How well does it work in the rain. I have a terrible problem with rain at night on my glasses. The glare caused by lights refracting on raindrops nearly blinds me.
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 02:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,791
Posted By dab60

The problem with Illuminite jackets is that they...

The problem with Illuminite jackets is that they dont make one in a total Hi Vizabilitiy Color.
As a commuter, visibility both day and night is essential. I wear an Alert Shirt (...
Forum: Commuting
11-03-04, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Posted By dab60

RainmanP, What type of Rain Jacket do you have?

RainmanP, What type of Rain Jacket do you have?
Forum: Commuting
10-29-04, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 899
Posted By dab60

Yea, it's called maturity.

Yea, it's called maturity.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-04, 10:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,638
Posted By dab60

To clairify, The xenon strobe on the helmet is in...

To clairify, The xenon strobe on the helmet is in addition to a front and rear light. The goal here is to prevent getting clipped from the side or an angle.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-04, 08:44 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,638
Posted By dab60

My trunk bag would block any rear mounted light...

My trunk bag would block any rear mounted light from being visible towards the front, and the xenon's come in amber.
Forum: Commuting
10-29-04, 08:21 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,638
Posted By dab60

I think most commuters have their front and backs...

I think most commuters have their front and backs covered with adequate lighting. What concerns me is vehicles approaching from an angle or on the side. A commuter really neads active lighting for...
Forum: Commuting
10-26-04, 10:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 892
Posted By dab60

[QUOTE=Inoplanetyanin]Hey, cool bar tape! ...

[QUOTE=Inoplanetyanin]Hey, cool bar tape!

The reflective stripe on the tires is surely one of the most effective things helping drivers to realize it's a bicycle faster.


Anybody have any...
10-14-04, 11:36 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 13,024
Posted By dab60

I bought a Trek 7300FX in August and have been...

I bought a Trek 7300FX in August and have been using it as a commuter (16 miles round trip), and some longer rides on the weekends. It does seem a bit slow, and the speeds mentioned by Stormy sound...
Forum: Commuting
08-03-04, 01:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,757
Posted By dab60

Shocks Vs. No Shocks

I am looking for a commuter to handle an 8 mile (one way) hilly commute though poorly maintained city streets. I think I have narrowed it down to the Trek 7300 (with Suspension) or Trek 7300FX(no...
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