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08-27-16, 04:13 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 25,094
Posted By kc9eog

Rode to work on Wednesday, about 12 miles round...

Rode to work on Wednesday, about 12 miles round trip. A very routine ride.
08-20-16, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 545
Posted By kc9eog

I had my 2005 posted for $100 and had people...

I had my 2005 posted for $100 and had people trying to haggle me at that price. Is it worth $200? Yeah. Will anybody pay it? Be prepared to sit on it awhile.
05-19-16, 06:51 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 25,094
Posted By kc9eog

Got home from work today, routine trip home.

Got home from work today, routine trip home.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,035
Posted By kc9eog

He told you a specific price for the CAAD 12?...

He told you a specific price for the CAAD 12? Does he think he is moving down to the non-sale price?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-16, 03:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 839
Posted By kc9eog

We left at 5 am to avoid the worst of it, then...

We left at 5 am to avoid the worst of it, then raced home downwind at 30 mph.
Forum: Touring
03-29-16, 10:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 20,086
Posted By kc9eog

What does this mean?

What does this mean?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-14-16, 07:40 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,976
Posted By kc9eog

I don't see a problem, don't wanna get passed?...

I don't see a problem, don't wanna get passed? Get stronger.
Forum: Commuting
11-27-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,869
Posted By kc9eog

I have decided mine is too pretty to lock up for...

I have decided mine is too pretty to lock up for hours while I go inside to a movie or something, not tank enough to commute on, and totally unsuitable for riding to the next town over. Basically, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-15, 04:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 691
Posted By kc9eog

My 1.1 is just fine, if you can buy the 1.2 cheap...

My 1.1 is just fine, if you can buy the 1.2 cheap now I'd say do it! If you've rode the hybrid for years then you'll be happy with the $600 road bike.
05-11-15, 06:07 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 108,659
Posted By kc9eog

Like this. Styrofoam Egg Cartons - 12 Egg...

Like this.
Styrofoam Egg Cartons - 12 Egg (http://www.eggcartonsource.com/Styrofoam-Egg-Cartons-12-Egg-Capacity-FOAMEGGCTN12.htm)
05-11-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 108,659
Posted By kc9eog

They were in that Styrofoam box they come in,...

They were in that Styrofoam box they come in, wrapped in the plastic grocery bag and I put them in my pannier attached to the rack. It wasn't a bumpy ride coming back but I guess I need to do more.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-15, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 697
Posted By kc9eog

I've never had a crash that involved my helmet,...

I've never had a crash that involved my helmet, hope to keep it that way.
05-10-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 1,414
Views: 108,659
Posted By kc9eog

I rode to the new grocery store 2.5 miles away,...

I rode to the new grocery store 2.5 miles away, when I got home I had two broken eggs :( need to figure out how to carry eggs on a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-15, 01:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,469
Posted By kc9eog

That's what I had on my blue Huffy from K-Mart...

That's what I had on my blue Huffy from K-Mart circa 1990 :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-14, 04:28 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,042
Posted By kc9eog

4000 miles and ride a full century.

4000 miles and ride a full century.
11-12-14, 01:46 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 5,080
Posted By kc9eog

I'd like a cite for this before we go on. My...

I'd like a cite for this before we go on. My impression is that legislators are not exactly quaking because of the power of the Bicycle Manufacturer's lobby.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-14, 05:03 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 9,143
Posted By kc9eog

Your first mistake is that grown men should not...

Your first mistake is that grown men should not be wearing tighty whiteys.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 04:05 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,465
Posted By kc9eog

Well poop :)

Well poop :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-14, 12:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,465
Posted By kc9eog

I ride mine to visit my Mom, to get lunch two...

I ride mine to visit my Mom, to get lunch two towns over, and to run errands.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,465
Posted By kc9eog

I have one on mine, the only other person I know...

I have one on mine, the only other person I know with one is my brother.
10-28-14, 07:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,212
Posted By kc9eog

The Trash Can Robots would be a good name for a...

The Trash Can Robots would be a good name for a band.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,614
Posted By kc9eog

Nonsense, white is the fastest bicycle color.

Nonsense, white is the fastest bicycle color.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-05-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,022
Posted By kc9eog

I never switch to the easy gear in front but I'm...

I never switch to the easy gear in front but I'm in flat Illinois and avoid serious headwind.
10-08-13, 04:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,026
Posted By kc9eog

Yeah but I wouldn't want to wait even five...

Yeah but I wouldn't want to wait even five minutes for the car to show up, I'd rather spend more to have it RIGHT NOW.
08-25-13, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By kc9eog

Right, I'd love a vintage looking bike to tool...

Right, I'd love a vintage looking bike to tool around on but all the new bikes I see tend to have a hybrid look to them. That's the only pic I have, it was posted on a Facebook page and my question...
08-25-13, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By kc9eog

What is this bicycle?

I rather like the look of this bike; what is it though?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-13, 09:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,267
Posted By kc9eog

Get padded shorts? Otherwise, congratulations!

Get padded shorts? Otherwise, congratulations!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2,164
Views: 303,130
Posted By kc9eog

Central Illinois a couple summers ago.

From a nice trip around central Illinois in 2011.
06-24-08, 11:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By kc9eog

Thanks luxroadie, this looks like decent info. ...

Thanks luxroadie, this looks like decent info. It isn't always easy finding information online like "they" would have us believe.
06-13-08, 11:44 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By kc9eog

Right, does anyone know why he took to living a...

Right, does anyone know why he took to living a hermit's life? The wikipedia article gives no reasons.
06-13-08, 01:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 671
Posted By kc9eog

Question about Charly Gaul, winner '58 TDF

I have wanted to know more about Charly Gaul after he retired and lived a hermit's life in the forest. Does anyone know why he did it? I do not believe there is a biography in English; I found a...
12-12-07, 05:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,096
Posted By kc9eog

Well I was there when we discovered a mistake in...

Well I was there when we discovered a mistake in the calculations and determined the field isn't nearly as large as projected. Or I could be lying. Or the "oil company executive" could be lying. ...
11-07-07, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,906
Posted By kc9eog

This may be the nicest thing I have ever read. I...

This may be the nicest thing I have ever read. I can only hope it is true.
11-02-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,440
Posted By kc9eog

And yet he gave a standard worthless feel good...

And yet he gave a standard worthless feel good response to a very serious question which affects our national security and economy. He is in favor of energy independence huh? He probably also...
10-22-07, 11:37 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 7,289
Posted By kc9eog

It would be easy to live in that world, until I...

It would be easy to live in that world, until I lost my job and the grocery store closed. But I would be able to get around easy enough. Until my bicycle broke down and I couldn't get spare parts...
09-06-07, 07:55 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,857
Posted By kc9eog

A key element of the $50,000 car is to justify...

A key element of the $50,000 car is to justify the $25-30,000 car. Maybe you can't afford an Escalade, but the Tahoe is half the price and almost as good. Same for misgivings about gas consumption...
09-06-07, 06:05 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,857
Posted By kc9eog

I came here to post this same article, but was...

I came here to post this same article, but was beaten to it. My question was to ask why has the bicycle transport crowd failed so miserably? This article says a car isn't a need, it is a want, and...
09-01-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,899
Posted By kc9eog

I think being a cager has more to do with...

I think being a cager has more to do with attitude than actually driving a car. A cager is the person who acts aggresively towards legal bicycle behavior. The person riding a bicycle facing...
06-18-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,124
Posted By kc9eog

If Floyd Landis is suspended

Does a suspension start from the time of the offense or when the final ruling is made?
Replies: 94
Views: 3,144
Posted By kc9eog

I went for a 20 mile ride at 2 AM. The silence...

I went for a 20 mile ride at 2 AM. The silence was beautiful, the sound of my wheels on the pavement pure poetry. I would whistle a little tune in the areas deer are active in so they would run...
Replies: 94
Views: 3,144
Posted By kc9eog

There is nothing better than the sound of the...

There is nothing better than the sound of the bike and the various nature sounds one will encounter on the road.
06-06-07, 07:35 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,004
Posted By kc9eog

I hear stories where I work, they will call...

I hear stories where I work, they will call something like 125 people who have submitted a resume, and only 12 will pass the drug test. The three who came to my department, two quit within the first...
06-05-07, 07:48 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,004
Posted By kc9eog

I think after re-reading the OP that I see a...

I think after re-reading the OP that I see a crucial part of TimJ's arguement, and I must say I agree wholeheartedly: People are not inherently stupid for driving cars! The implication some on this...
06-05-07, 07:20 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,004
Posted By kc9eog

I will not be satisfied until myself and TimJ are...

I will not be satisfied until myself and TimJ are in broad agreement about this issue...that being said, where is the common ground? I am quite "liberal", as a matter of fact my sympathy lies with...
06-05-07, 11:47 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,004
Posted By kc9eog

To TimJ The heart of the matter is this:...

To TimJ

The heart of the matter is this: people have the option of living far away from work and it is perfectly acceptable to gripe about the cost to then get to work, but it is like moving to...
06-05-07, 08:39 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 5,004
Posted By kc9eog

Look at a map of Alabama, why would anyone need...

Look at a map of Alabama, why would anyone need to live 66 miles from work? I almost buy the excuse of the people who live in connecticut and travel to NYC, but northern Alabama? Instead of looking...
05-23-07, 09:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,067
Posted By kc9eog

Define "midwest" please.

Define "midwest" please.
05-18-07, 11:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By kc9eog

How is yelling at me on a message board...

How is yelling at me on a message board constructive? Why would you take your frustrations out on us? I don't support what Bush is doing, not by a long shot. I wish we would elect people who would...
05-17-07, 07:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 720
Posted By kc9eog

We could change this slightly. What if these...

We could change this slightly. What if these officials, acting in there capacity as government officials, gave speeches about alien conspiracies and time-travelling monsters? Every government wants...
05-10-07, 11:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,349
Posted By kc9eog

How attached are you to racing? Is this...

How attached are you to racing? Is this something you could do less often? I want to sell my car, maybe you should buy it!
The idea being with me car-free maybe it would balance out.
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