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07-02-13, 05:05 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 967
Posted By joejeweler

For $250 do they include extra lube? You're...

For $250 do they include extra lube? You're going to need it! :eek:


BTW,.....i have a few older but mintish Dura Ace RD-7402 rear derailleurs. I mounted one on my Serotta "commuter". :D
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07-01-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,612
Posted By joejeweler

Well,...A helmet with greater coverage would...

Well,...A helmet with greater coverage would logically offer MORE protection regardless of all having passed the minimum required drop testing. That only makes sense, really.

I have a few bicycle...
07-01-13, 12:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Maybe i was wrong about folks like you. I take it...

Maybe i was wrong about folks like you. I take it reading comprehension was not a strong point for you???

(Hint: Why don't you go back and highlight where you're inferring i'm calling cyclists...
06-30-13, 11:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Listen, i never said road cyclists were dumb in...

Listen, i never said road cyclists were dumb in any way, so please do not put words in my mouth.

I DID find and state the fact that not one of them will admit to the very real dependence that...
06-30-13, 09:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Every comment i made was at least a thought out...

Every comment i made was at least a thought out and reasonable response contributing something to the thread.

Much like in that post #39...
06-30-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Well, i have an idea where you where you can...

Well, i have an idea where you where you can "store" that list. :eek:

I remember reading:

"Never argue with an idiot, they only bring you down to their level,.....

.......and then beat...
06-30-13, 03:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Well,.....at least "someone" :D sees my point....

Well,.....at least "someone" :D sees my point. What you may have missed before John, in some other posts is that i am referring to the situation in my area.

Lots of heavy traffic (many trucks,...
06-30-13, 02:42 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Another brilliant analogy. Riding a...

Another brilliant analogy.

Riding a bicycle to commute or for any other reason on the road with it's often overlooked risks,.....doesn't come close to accepting the risks with doing a NECESSARY ...
06-30-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

That's a "typo",....since i never claimed to be a...

That's a "typo",....since i never claimed to be a typist. :D
06-30-13, 01:22 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Bla bla bla,........ Now go ride in traffic where...

Bla bla bla,........ Now go ride in traffic where it's all safe and cozy.

Nothing wrong with how i think (blessed/cursed with a 165 IQ), which is probably why most of you don't "see" it.

Please...
06-30-13, 01:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Saying it's "unfounded fear" is a way of denying...

Saying it's "unfounded fear" is a way of denying the very existance of ALL the impaired drives that DO exist behind you. Disingenuous to say the least.

It still amazes me how most roadies won't...
06-30-13, 12:03 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Don't confuse "fear" with just being smart....

Don't confuse "fear" with just being smart. (based on the conditions at my location) I've stated many times if the roads i traveled were 25-30 mph roads, or had dedicated cyclist's lanes,...i would...
06-30-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Nope,.....but i know what's worth the risk and...

Nope,.....but i know what's worth the risk and what's not. You wouldn't put a child in the ring with an in his prime Mike Tyson,.....not a fair contest.

Heck,....from all the supposed statistics...
06-30-13, 11:01 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

I call BS,...for we all know they end up in...

I call BS,...for we all know they end up in jail,....DEAD,......or in a bad marriage!

The sidewalk, perhaps,.......is where they go to relieve themselves. :D

Alas,....drunk drivers are just...
06-30-13, 01:46 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Which begs the obvious answer,....cycling is...

Which begs the obvious answer,....cycling is great fun, healthy exercise, and cheap transportation.......

......whereas dodging 45 mph heavy traffic in narrow lanes is NOT!

I'll leave the...
06-28-13, 10:57 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Rebel & I-Like-To-Bike,...why don't you go out...

Rebel & I-Like-To-Bike,...why don't you go out and dodge traffic,....it's not all that dangerous for guys with your smarts! :D

Seriously,....are you for real? Several of the Wallenda's and...
06-28-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

I'm not sure "if" any statistics are kept of this...

I'm not sure "if" any statistics are kept of this or not, nor do i care. I know a dangerous situation when i see it. Riders splitting lanes and shooting through intersections at speed are a...
06-27-13, 10:07 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

You make it all sound so sweet,....and messengers...

You make it all sound so sweet,....and messengers are just doing the job they were hired for.

Even if the problem is the expectations of the "client" who calls at the last few minutes and expects...
06-27-13, 09:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,848
Posted By joejeweler

When i was younger (25 years ago) i carried a...

When i was younger (25 years ago) i carried a jacket pocketful of dried peas for just this kind of thing. I only used them ones, and covered the hood and up around the wipers with a few handfulls...
06-25-13, 07:17 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

There's i BIG difference between being...

There's i BIG difference between being self-centered with the goal of fast deliveries and putting no one else at risk,......and what we see on the video.

If the riders have to ride like maniacs...
06-25-13, 06:29 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Nope,...but ANY fair minded examination of the...

Nope,...but ANY fair minded examination of the high speed lane splitting (often with inches to spare and more than a fair share running brakeless probably) and other reckless riding cannot describe...
06-25-13, 04:16 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

After looking at the video of the OP, You sir, ...

After looking at the video of the OP, You sir, ARE FULL OF SH*T!
06-25-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Mark Twain once said: " It is better to...

Mark Twain once said:

" It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt."


Fitting i think :D

"conservative and careful" my...
06-25-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

You and member Wolfchild should start your own...

You and member Wolfchild should start your own style of riding, since you both seem proponants of wreckless and irresponsible bicycling habits.

Lets call it riding "VCS" , for "Vehicular Cycling...
06-24-13, 09:49 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,936
Posted By joejeweler

Rather lame reasoning to break the law,....it's...

Rather lame reasoning to break the law,....it's their "job".

They drive a bicycle wrecklessly and put others as well as themselves at risk,....but heh,....when you absolutely, positively need...
06-24-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By joejeweler

Just a heads up to a small size Dean Colonal...

Just a heads up to a small size Dean Colonal titanium MTB hardtail frame on sale currently on ebay. A buy it now for $615.00 , but the seller is taking offers.

My last large frame i bought...
06-24-13, 10:35 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,999
Posted By joejeweler

Ummm,...not really. I think today it's more age...

Ummm,...not really. I think today it's more age related (i'll be 57 in 3 weeks). My neck has been developing what i think is arthritis, and it's painful to be bent over and looking up. It's gotten...
06-24-13, 10:21 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 13,999
Posted By joejeweler

That's because you "roadies" are bent over like...

That's because you "roadies" are bent over like contortionists trying to reap the aerodynamic benefits that for you outweigh the extra discomfort that position brings. Not my idea of having a good...
06-23-13, 11:28 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

You sound like a sensible rider, and were my...

You sound like a sensible rider, and were my route to include the lower 25-30mph speeds you mention i might very well ride the road here and feel safe in doing so. But 40-45mph in usually heavy...
06-23-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By joejeweler

Heck,....some men have THREE wives! These are...

Heck,....some men have THREE wives! These are cheaper by far, and they don't get jealous of each other. :D
06-23-13, 10:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By joejeweler

Anyway, here is a pic of the 3 Dean Colonal...

Anyway, here is a pic of the 3 Dean Colonal frames lines up in a row so you can see how the front triangles compare. I'd like to point out that all three are comfortable and work well with my riding...
06-23-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,009
Posted By joejeweler

Dean Titanium MTB Frames Compared (Three Sizes & I Ride Them ALL!)

I thought i would post a thread regarding the 3 Dean Titanium Mountain Bike Hardtail frames i've been fortunate to pick up at what i consider very reasonable prices on ebay over the last several...
06-23-13, 09:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,612
Posted By joejeweler

You must not have been "clipped" as a youngster! ...

You must not have been "clipped" as a youngster! :D
06-23-13, 09:01 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

OK,...this is a pointless discussion with a party...

OK,...this is a pointless discussion with a party who's name must be Clark Kent, because those others less fortunate than you who died on your cycling route MUST have done something wrong. I'd...
06-23-13, 07:18 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

WOW,.....thanks for proving my point. ...

WOW,.....thanks for proving my point.

Riders like you eqate being lucky with "proof" that there is NO undue risk to where and how they ride. The delusion i refer to IS that mentality.

The...
06-23-13, 06:15 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

I never said every cyclist in the road is a dead...

I never said every cyclist in the road is a dead person riding, but i WILL say most who respond like yourself are delusional as to their actual risk. I say this based solely on the fact their life is...
06-23-13, 04:57 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

Come on John,.....you can BS some of the people...

Come on John,.....you can BS some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time,....

.....but you can't BS all of the people all of the time!

While you don't...
06-23-13, 01:35 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

I agree a white stripe shouldn't confuse...

I agree a white stripe shouldn't confuse motorists, and if they are a bit lax on passing because it's there i can live with that. A buffer zone means a lot......

But this "expert" states his...
06-23-13, 01:13 PM
Replies: 701
Views: 22,693
Posted By joejeweler

Re: Forester's stance on NO white line marking a...

Re: Forester's stance on NO white line marking a separated bike lane.

At around 52:05 he addresses his view:

QUOTE: "Well, you said you had more room. All i will say to you is...you got the...
06-22-13, 10:15 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 295
Posted By joejeweler

One Wheel Motorcycle Video, Anyone Want To Bet We See A Unicycle on Steroids Someday?

This was kind of neat,......but i wonder if a much faster and versatile unicycle can be adapted if the "electronics" that help to stabilize the one wheel motorcycle can be adapted to pedal power?
...
06-22-13, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,641,301
Posted By joejeweler

Whatever,....i'll never convince folks like you...

Whatever,....i'll never convince folks like you they don't stand much chance should they come into serious contact with a several ton vehicle moving at a good clip.

"My" style of riding doesn't...
06-22-13, 09:04 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,641,301
Posted By joejeweler

"Proof, here i am posting away",.......REALLY????...

"Proof, here i am posting away",.......REALLY????

I'm posting here too,.....never been hit or even been down on the sidewalk,....NOT ONCE,....and i ride in up to 3" of SNOW and ice. Schwalbe...
06-22-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,641,301
Posted By joejeweler

You said that,....i didn't. :D But i'll...

You said that,....i didn't. :D

But i'll take my chances of walking away from any sidewalk collision over a VC rider exercizing his "right" to ride as an equal to motor vehicles.

That is just...
06-22-13, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,641,301
Posted By joejeweler

Some good stuff here,.....for you practical...

Some good stuff here,.....for you practical sorts. Thought it was worth a bump. :-)
06-21-13, 08:48 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,773
Posted By joejeweler

You both seem to have missed the fact that this...

You both seem to have missed the fact that this one dirtbag was barreling down Central Ave at 90+mph and a few minutes and miles later impaled the bicyclist on his truck ladder.

The simple fact...
06-21-13, 08:38 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,773
Posted By joejeweler

More nonsensicle statistics, if the source of...

More nonsensicle statistics, if the source of your numbers is using "miles traveled" in the equation.

Of course there are far fewer bicycles, and they travel WAY fewer miles per year than motor...
06-21-13, 03:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,773
Posted By joejeweler

Here's just one i quickly found:...

Here's just one i quickly found: http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Bicyclist-killed-in-truck-chase-identified-4063474.php

Related story details:...
06-21-13, 03:39 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,773
Posted By joejeweler

Well,...when the published BS is rating a sc****d...

Well,...when the published BS is rating a sc****d knee the same as a crushed and limp body,.....maybe the new and inexperienced riders need to know more.

Here it is again:...
06-21-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,773
Posted By joejeweler

It has NOT been one incident,....as i relayed...

It has NOT been one incident,....as i relayed there is a RECORD of bicyclist & pedestrian FATALITIES along this route over many years. However, NONE occured on a sidewalk that i could find!

News...
06-21-13, 11:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,773
Posted By joejeweler

I don't wish to become a martyr for...

I don't wish to become a martyr for cycling,.....you can if you wish.

Seems a pretty wreckless stance, considering road rage of some drivers.




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