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10-14-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,258
Posted By fsor

Sorry, I am glad the cop was incorrect. It isn't...

Sorry, I am glad the cop was incorrect. It isn't too surprising as the code is a bit much to remember. I am not too hopeful for the technology, myself.
10-14-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,258
Posted By fsor

I asked a cop and was told that Ca. does not have...

I asked a cop and was told that Ca. does not have a waiver for non-responsive lights....he may be wrong, I did not check the vehicle code. My city has actually responded to my requests for sevice on...
10-14-09, 02:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By fsor

We had another young female racer killed in the...

We had another young female racer killed in the bay area a short time ago. She was waiting for a red light and asshat parked on top of her. The sun reflected off his windshield and so it was an...
10-13-09, 06:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,394
Posted By fsor

After the wreck, council was pacing up and down...

After the wreck, council was pacing up and down the street raving about how his career was over....no effort to render aid while the cyclists died. But hey, sherrif Laurie shed a tear for the camera....
10-13-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,097
Posted By fsor

He approached at speed, honked and then pulled...

He approached at speed, honked and then pulled even and initiated verbal assault. So the cyclists 'taunted' him and got what they had coming? oh well

yeah he'll walk
the da didn't even want to...
10-09-09, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By fsor

I have a kog and wasn't totally happy. It is a...

I have a kog and wasn't totally happy. It is a very hard time for the industry and kog seemed to be branching into way too many flavors without (to my thinking) perfecting any one product. I think...
Forum: Commuting
09-30-09, 04:49 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By fsor

If the other tactics don't work, try a solvent...

If the other tactics don't work, try a solvent like a little lighter fluid. Make sure it doesn't attack the base fabric first. Dry cleaning works wonders but is expensive.
09-30-09, 12:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By fsor

Police officers and sheriff deps are first of all...

Police officers and sheriff deps are first of all professional drivers trained at great expense (our expense, mind you) and equipped with well maintained vehicles. They are trained far beyond the...
09-29-09, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By fsor

I didn't know if anyone would catch the...

I didn't know if anyone would catch the reference.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=548716&highlight=Deputy+council

more than a years' paid holiday and rehired after vehicular...
09-29-09, 05:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,608
Posted By fsor

Deputy Council must have gotten his badge back.

Deputy Council must have gotten his badge back.
06-20-08, 09:34 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

I just heard this morning that Council will be...

I just heard this morning that Council will be charged. I NEVER in my wildest dreams thought that we would see charges, much less, conviction. I am sooooo happy to have been soooo wrong. Thank you to...
06-05-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

A really good indication of how inbred the entire...

A really good indication of how inbred the entire system is came from todays' SJ Merc. We have a female whose escalade rear-ends a car with enough force (in a 40mph limit zone) that the escalade goes...
06-04-08, 07:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

I am sorry if I come across as a strident prick,...

I am sorry if I come across as a strident prick, but I want to not be the only person who writes prosecuting attorneys and sheriff's when this stuff happens. Motorcyclists worked for decades to make...
06-04-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

There has been nothing on the county prosecutors...

There has been nothing on the county prosecutors website or on the Sherrif Lorrie's PR website about charges being filed. They will wait as long as possible to let us all forget before they wash this...
04-11-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By fsor

I am full of contempt toward a system that has...

I am full of contempt toward a system that has placed Council above the law. He was indeed treated very differently than any of us would be treated. None of what I wrote about the accident was...
04-11-08, 01:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 746
Posted By fsor

The guy got two counts of DUI and one count of...

The guy got two counts of DUI and one count of street racing swept under the carpet and was hired into the same dept as his cop daddy. Independent witnesses (not cyclists) saw Deputy Council driving...
04-09-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 899
Posted By fsor

In addition to the above recommendations, I have...

In addition to the above recommendations, I have found holding a soldering iron on the nipple before reefing with the screwdriver will get almost all of them.
Forum: Touring
04-01-08, 04:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,482
Posted By fsor

Building a bike may be uneconomic, but if there...

Building a bike may be uneconomic, but if there were one bike build in your life, it should be a touring bike. That is one mount that you want to be completely familiar with, mechanically speaking....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-08, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By fsor

A q for you...not being wise guy, I don't know...

A q for you...not being wise guy, I don't know and you probably do. The op listed 2003 Ultegra so I assumed that he was working with 6500 9sp fd....is there a real difference with the 6600? I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By fsor

Go back to the intro of the r700...there was much...

Go back to the intro of the r700...there was much discussion on this forum about the NEW Compact compatible fd from Shimano for the R700. Search this forum. They (Shimnano) did not do a very good job...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-24-08, 12:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By fsor

OP did say ULTEGRA at the time R700 came out...

OP did say ULTEGRA
at the time R700 came out Shimano was actually telling people that they needed a new fd...that proved not to be true. I did not pass out advice, I related my experience based on...
Forum: Touring
03-23-08, 01:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By fsor

My Arekl T-42 were actually shipping water in...

My Arekl T-42 were actually shipping water in from the back side...the rain covers don't cover that. Arkel pannier are not waterproof in my experience. One real problem with rain covers is that if...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-08, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,336
Posted By fsor

As what Botto said...I replaced ultegra std. with...

As what Botto said...I replaced ultegra std. with R700 compact. All I had to do was drop the ultegra fd down. At one time the claim was made that there was a special fd but I didn't use it, or need...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,656
Posted By fsor

One thing that I like about speedplay frogs is...

One thing that I like about speedplay frogs is that the cleats are not sided...when on tour, I carry one spare cleat and screws...weighs nothing but beats peddling 100mi with one leg.
Forum: Touring
03-22-08, 02:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 577
Posted By fsor

I have used the raincovers that go on Arkel T42...

I have used the raincovers that go on Arkel T42 with no problem, even in high winds. Like Machka says...they are not 100% waterproof.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-08, 01:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,656
Posted By fsor

Pedals are really user specific and there is a...

Pedals are really user specific and there is a big difference even within Speedplay models. My feet are not symmetric in the way that they rest on the pedal. I need the right to allow a lot more...
03-21-08, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,523
Posted By fsor

While it can be done, I would really recommend...

While it can be done, I would really recommend using a separate buffer. One little bit of grinding swarf can really make for a bad day buffing. Crossing over the two functions onto the same work...
03-20-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,108
Posted By fsor

The other thing is that the drafts may have...

The other thing is that the drafts may have increased your usual sodium intake well above normal....that can account for it as well. My physician seems to think that a beer or two is ok but then she...
03-18-08, 06:43 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

I believe that a well written, rational, letter...

I believe that a well written, rational, letter cannot hurt but in the long run DA's tend to move further in politics. A hundred well written rational letters would probably wake things up a bit. It...
03-18-08, 12:44 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

If the DA files charges it will be a social...

If the DA files charges it will be a social mollification. I do not believe that charges will be filed but if so, they will be quietly dropped when things cool down. The bottom line is we are as...
03-17-08, 05:12 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

I have to reject that the family had much to say...

I have to reject that the family had much to say about the above case. The prosecuting attorney has the sole judgement of what he/she feels they can go after and get a positive return. The PA is...
03-17-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

You have the point.. That is extremely rare and...

You have the point.. That is extremely rare and probably why the cop/author is using it as an extreme example. I still maintain that no charges will be filed. Council knew exactly what to say. He did...
03-17-08, 04:04 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

Deputy Council said exactly the right thing. He...

Deputy Council said exactly the right thing. He fell asleep. That prevents a charge of negligent manslaughter and places the blame on the big pockets...the county. He is LEO they know exactly what to...
Forum: Touring
03-17-08, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,434
Posted By fsor

sorry! Anne Musgrave more grit and charm...

sorry! Anne Musgrave

more grit and charm than I ever imagined
Forum: Touring
03-17-08, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,434
Posted By fsor

I cannot for the life of me recall the name of...

I cannot for the life of me recall the name of the English lady that retired from being headmistress to a 'round the world tour...I think that she did the first half on a mixte. I am sure that it can...
03-17-08, 02:24 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

That particular section of the road is indeed...

That particular section of the road is indeed very safe as far as can be expected given the terrain. One photo showed a bicycle embedded upright in the front of the cruiser as the cruiser sat...
Forum: Touring
03-17-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By fsor

I have actually toured with T42 in rainy climes...

I have actually toured with T42 in rainy climes and as long as you are willing to use the covers they are pretty waterproof. I have ortleib handlebar bags and I think that you could scuba dive with...
Forum: Touring
03-17-08, 12:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By fsor

Sorry no pics...the T42 has a three side...

Sorry no pics...the T42 has a three side perimeter zipper that opens the sides and top on the outside of the pannier. You are correct if you assume this is not a waterproof arrangement. You must use...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-08, 01:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By fsor

I do a lot of my climbing from the saddle and so...

I do a lot of my climbing from the saddle and so I can say the slr gel flow is durable....now it might break today and make a liar out of me, but so far, so good. I usually stay away from "gel" as...
Forum: Touring
03-16-08, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,434
Posted By fsor

I think that it might come down to frame flex and...

I think that it might come down to frame flex and load distribution. I like mixte partly because the flex gives a plush ride in town. I would worry about the effect of load distribution. The other...
Forum: Touring
03-16-08, 01:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 11,185
Posted By fsor

I would have to vote with tzuohann. In the end...

I would have to vote with tzuohann. In the end all that are left you are memories and experiences....safety is an illusion. My worst experiences cycling have been within twenty miles of home. My most...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-08, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,186
Posted By fsor

I have no knowledge of the San Marco so cannot...

I have no knowledge of the San Marco so cannot help you there. I have the slr gel flow on one bike and have maybe 4yr and 5k mi......don't ride that bike too much. It hasn't faded or degraded to any...
03-15-08, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,514
Posted By fsor

Maybe you can contact the bicycle club that put...

Maybe you can contact the bicycle club that put on the SCOR Solvang (Calif.) bike ride. Google the Solvang century bike ride there are two, you want the one run by SCOR. They started as a group doing...
03-15-08, 01:31 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 25,264
Posted By fsor

I grew up in Japan in an era where the family...

I grew up in Japan in an era where the family transport was invariably a bike. These were often mixte with fenders, full chain guard and rear rack/ basket front. The mixte works especially well if...
03-14-08, 01:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By fsor

I cannot tell you if the Simplex will fit the...

I cannot tell you if the Simplex will fit the pods or not. I have several bikes with Silvers and with Ultegra 9sp....maybe it is just my copies but the Ultegra are smoother and hold position better...
03-11-08, 05:20 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

Ya, probably rear admiral at least.... I loved...

Ya, probably rear admiral at least....
I loved the part where the eyewitness a few seconds behind sees Council walking back and forth as cyclists screamed in pain wringing his hands about his career...
03-11-08, 04:52 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,680
Posted By fsor

The first SJ merc article showed pretty much...

The first SJ merc article showed pretty much where this will go. The CHP spokesman Thibodeau lied saying deputy council administered first aid (refuted by witnesses) and that he did not know if...
01-10-07, 03:21 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,656
Posted By fsor

Its paid for

Its paid for
01-10-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 539
Posted By fsor

My experience has been George may have it. If the...

My experience has been George may have it. If the noise goes away when standing..try greasing saddle rails and checking the saddle structure. And make sure the rear QR isn't shifting slightly.
Forum: Commuting
12-20-06, 04:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,782
Posted By fsor

I found the Dumbarton to be kind of...

I found the Dumbarton to be kind of exillarating.....especially when the bay is whipped to a froth. Jeff is correct about the noise....I have considered earplugs just for that section. The auto toll...
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