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Forum: Commuting
05-23-05, 08:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,164
Posted By JohnCub

I'm glad you shared the story. Some days, when...

I'm glad you shared the story. Some days, when things aren't really going our way, it's nice to hear that someone has had a moment that makes more than a few people smile.

I'm a big fan of "Good...
Forum: Commuting
05-18-05, 07:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 834
Posted By JohnCub

Where I ride I find the tractor trailers give me...

Where I ride I find the tractor trailers give me more room than the 2fast 2furious types.
Forum: Recumbent
05-15-05, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,602
Posted By JohnCub

I ride my bike in downtown Savannah Georgia. Not...

I ride my bike in downtown Savannah Georgia. Not the biggest of towns but big enough to be called urban I suspect. I have a short wheel base actionbent and I don't have any trouble at all. I lock...
Forum: Recumbent
05-11-05, 02:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,285
Posted By JohnCub

His information comes from a Yahoo group which I...

His information comes from a Yahoo group which I am also a part of. He is speaking the truth. I disagree with his tone, I love my actionbent and aside from the 5 seats that have had problems (all...
Forum: Recumbent
05-06-05, 05:47 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 586
Posted By JohnCub

Actually I hear more complaints about knee...

Actually I hear more complaints about knee problems from bent riders. It is likely as Lucky13 said about trying for too big of a gear. Don't forget that on a bent you aren't able to use your...
05-06-05, 05:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 905
Posted By JohnCub

OFF TOPIC Lottery isn't a tax on people who...

OFF TOPIC

Lottery isn't a tax on people who are bad at math.
Lottery is like social security: a savings plan that may never pay off.
05-05-05, 03:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 389
Posted By JohnCub

Quality Bicycle Products Announce Recall of Bicycle Handlebar

NEWS from CPSC
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Office of Information and Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20207

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2005
Release #05-166 ...
05-05-05, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By JohnCub

http://www.cycling.tv/ I think that is one. ...

http://www.cycling.tv/

I think that is one. I'm behind a firewall and can't view streaming video so I haven't tested it personally.
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-05, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 847
Posted By JohnCub

I thought I might be the only one old enough to...

I thought I might be the only one old enough to have noticed that. I didn't want to speak up and let loose with my age. :P
05-02-05, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,215
Posted By JohnCub

ARBR = alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent

ARBR = alt.rec.bicycles.recumbent
Forum: Recumbent
05-02-05, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By JohnCub

I'm pretty new to the bent scene so I fear really...

I'm pretty new to the bent scene so I fear really long trips at this point but I've been thinking about trying out some of the Georgia bike routes. I recently got copies of the map of Georgia bike...
04-30-05, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By JohnCub

I recently received my copy of the Georgia maps. ...

I recently received my copy of the Georgia maps. I think they are great and are very handy. I do wish there was a bit more detail on the bike route portions but all in all they suit my needs.
Forum: Recumbent
04-30-05, 07:29 AM
Replies: 985
Views: 369,778
Posted By JohnCub

I love the windsock idea. I'm going to have to...

I love the windsock idea. I'm going to have to get one of those!
04-29-05, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,378
Posted By JohnCub

I guess it is your call. I wouldn't do it that...

I guess it is your call. I wouldn't do it that way, I'd simply say I'm off to ride and leave it at that. I don't think the wife would think anything more of it than if she were to say she's off to...
04-29-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,585
Posted By JohnCub

But not any idiot can build a motorized...

But not any idiot can build a motorized two-wheeler. I think credit should be given where credit is due. Yeah, it's not the most beautiful mounting job in the world but they guy did some innovating...
04-29-05, 10:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By JohnCub

From the rear...

From the rear (http://www.longwell.net/recumbent/images/small/100_2096.jpg)
From the side (http://www.longwell.net/recumbent/images/small/100_2095.jpg)
04-29-05, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,757
Posted By JohnCub

That bike is absolutely beautiful. If those were...

That bike is absolutely beautiful. If those were mass produced I believe I'd have to have one.
04-29-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 484
Posted By JohnCub

From the Discovery Channel Store...

From the Discovery Channel Store (http://shopping.discovery.com/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10000&catalogId=10000&langId=-1&productId=57291&partnumber=P719070)

Gah, $100? Sorry, I'm...
04-29-05, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,002
Posted By JohnCub

I put my belt-clipless cd player in my seat bag. ...

I put my belt-clipless cd player in my seat bag. I don't really know if that would work for you. I don't use headphones, I have 2 old computer speakers (non-powered) in the side pockets of my seat...
Forum: Recumbent
04-29-05, 07:24 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,304
Posted By JohnCub

I've been thinking about this whole scenario for...

I've been thinking about this whole scenario for a while. Regarding Spuds, Mcgilla, professor, etc. I believe I have to side with your above comment. Honestly I'm considering putting them all on...
Forum: Recumbent
04-24-05, 05:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,236
Posted By JohnCub

Incidentally, actionbent is now in the long wheel...

Incidentally, actionbent is now in the long wheel base market as well. They announced a new long wheel base yesterday that comes in 2 component groups. The Mantaray...
Forum: Recumbent
04-23-05, 05:57 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 9,350
Posted By JohnCub

The fastest I have ever gone was 31.5 miles per...

The fastest I have ever gone was 31.5 miles per hour. It was downhill and I was pedalling like a madman. That was within a week or two of getting it and honestly it was probably a really bad idea. ...
04-23-05, 05:08 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 452
Posted By JohnCub

Bike Messenger Escapes with life and limb

Bike Messenger wedged into 8 inch gap and lives (http://www.nypost.com/news/regionalnews/43085.htm)

The ironic part of the story is that the truck beared the message, "Be a Blood Donor. Thanks"...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-05, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By JohnCub

Monument Man, the drawbridge is of the metal...

Monument Man, the drawbridge is of the metal grate type and I just cannot fathom going over it. I suppose it could be done but it wouldn't be done by me. I'd rather walk it and there are no...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-05, 07:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By JohnCub

Tybee island is beautiful and I've enjoyed it...

Tybee island is beautiful and I've enjoyed it while I've been here. I work for a construction company that moves from paper mill to paper mill. I'm working in Port Wentworth, just south of the...
Forum: Commuting
04-22-05, 06:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By JohnCub

Vlc + Vlh = Vbd?

Very Long Commute + Very Long Hours = Very Bad Idea?


My round trip commute is 30 miles. This is actually a partial commute. I commute 20 other miles every day by car to put it in a parking...
Forum: Recumbent
04-22-05, 03:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 793
Posted By JohnCub

I have a swb actionbent with the 20" in the front...

I have a swb actionbent with the 20" in the front and 26" in the rear (I don't know what the metric sizes are.)

Crushed limestone is ok to ride on for me, although anything above 15 mph is...
Forum: Recumbent
04-21-05, 04:38 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 369,778
Posted By JohnCub

Here's hoping you have a ground level place to...

Here's hoping you have a ground level place to store that thing!
Forum: Commuting
04-21-05, 11:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,068
Posted By JohnCub

Uhh yeah, caloso, you're not doing anyone any...

Uhh yeah, caloso, you're not doing anyone any favors by adding to the stereotypical image.

Greetings from Georgia.
Forum: Commuting
04-21-05, 09:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,895
Posted By JohnCub

You mean not everyone flips their bosses and...

You mean not everyone flips their bosses and coworkers the bird? :p
Forum: Commuting
04-21-05, 08:21 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,603
Posted By JohnCub

It doesn't really go to show that cops can do...

It doesn't really go to show that cops can do whatever they want. It shows that there are laws and as vehicles we too must follow them.
Forum: Commuting
04-21-05, 08:16 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,603
Posted By JohnCub

Exactly how smart did you get with the cop for...

Exactly how smart did you get with the cop for him/her to have to bring up the no signal when pulled over?
04-21-05, 06:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,748
Posted By JohnCub

http://www.craigslist.org/ Craigs list is...

http://www.craigslist.org/

Craigs list is like ebay, only more like local classifieds.
Forum: Commuting
04-20-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,840
Posted By JohnCub

The la-Z-Boy.

The la-Z-Boy.
Forum: Commuting
04-20-05, 11:44 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,010
Posted By JohnCub

I'm only in the 2nd week of my Very Long Commute...

I'm only in the 2nd week of my Very Long Commute but no sense in going back to that thread when this is the hopping one. My ride is right at 15 miles each way and every now and again (2nd time...
04-20-05, 09:44 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,072
Posted By JohnCub

Once again this morning on bike route 85 in...

Once again this morning on bike route 85 in Savannah I was chased by 4 dogs not on leashes. This was within the city limits and quite scary actually. I wasn't able to outpace them and one was...
Forum: Commuting
04-20-05, 07:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 471
Posted By JohnCub

Beautiful commute, I am quite envious.

Beautiful commute, I am quite envious.
Forum: Commuting
04-20-05, 07:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By JohnCub

http://www.wemsi.org/tr_10.html

http://www.wemsi.org/tr_10.html
Forum: Commuting
04-18-05, 06:03 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,895
Posted By JohnCub

Steel_is_real I feel the same as you do I think. ...

Steel_is_real I feel the same as you do I think. Often when people get mean with me my first reaction is to get reactionary. I've been doing my best to just keep on truckin' and not let it get me...
04-18-05, 11:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,195
Posted By JohnCub

I fear this situation every day. I recently...

I fear this situation every day. I recently purchased an inexpensive rear rack and the instructions said I needed to lock the bike to the rack with parts not supplied. They didn't really go into...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-05, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 315
Posted By JohnCub

I ride 15 miles one way on my route to work. The...

I ride 15 miles one way on my route to work. The only scheduled stop I have is at 4.9 miles on a bridge over railroad tracks. I live in a coastal city so the ground is more or less flat. I find...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-05, 01:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 481
Posted By JohnCub

Hope you have a great ride, dfw. Don't forget to...

Hope you have a great ride, dfw. Don't forget to take your water.
Forum: Recumbent
04-18-05, 01:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,236
Posted By JohnCub

http://www.bentrideronline.com/Buyer's%20Guide/SWB...

http://www.bentrideronline.com/Buyer's%20Guide/SWB%202002.htm

I think that's the one you're looking for.


[edit] now that I look at it I don't think it is.
Forum: Recumbent
04-17-05, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,179
Posted By JohnCub

I had never ridden a bent before and went...

I had never ridden a bent before and went straight to swb, uss. I even video taped the first ride in case I put it down. Luckily for me/unluckily for the video I didn't wreck.
Forum: Recumbent
04-17-05, 03:01 PM
Replies: 985
Views: 369,778
Posted By JohnCub

Here's my 2004 Actionbent Jetstream II Under seat...

Here's my 2004 Actionbent Jetstream II Under seat steering. I do a partial commute to work every day totalling 30 miles per day. Not much to look at but I enjoy it for all its worth. It's kind of...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-05, 06:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,781
Posted By JohnCub

I'm all about the fred. I wear sweatpants on the...

I'm all about the fred. I wear sweatpants on the commute to work and change to jeans after I've been there 30 minutes or so.

I own no lycra, spandex, or any other fancy fiber. Not many bikers...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-05, 06:21 AM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,295
Posted By JohnCub

I've not actually seen this one but I'm thinking...

I've not actually seen this one but I'm thinking about having it made for my 98 Chevrolet Metro:
04-16-05, 05:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 920
Posted By JohnCub

I guess I'm on the other side of this one. I...

I guess I'm on the other side of this one. I enjoy helping people with directions. Maybe it is because I like maps or maybe it's just because I like to be helpful. I figure it gives me an...
04-16-05, 05:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,111
Posted By JohnCub

I grew up riding bmx (as in dirt, not freestyle,)...

I grew up riding bmx (as in dirt, not freestyle,) did some 10 speed racing in the 80's, eased into mountain biking, and now I ride 99% roads. I still take the 20" bmx offroad for kicks but I don't...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-05, 07:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,542
Posted By JohnCub

Everybody has personal goals. He may have set a...

Everybody has personal goals. He may have set a short term goal on you so take it like this: You helped him achieve that. Karma +10.

:)
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