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09-17-12, 03:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 878
Posted By jeph

We have a similar case out here. This guy is up...

We have a similar case out here. This guy is up on attempted murder charges. It wasn't his first road rage and his license was suspended.



Some people are just crazy out there. Be safe.
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06-12-12, 10:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 652
Posted By jeph

Steve Norwick Support Ride june 13th

In case anyone here is interested.

Steve Norwick Support Ride
7 a.m. Wednesday, June 13th, 2012
Ride to the Robert Cowart Arraignment
Tomorrow, June 13th at 7:00 a.m., please join Sonoma County...
01-19-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By jeph

Thanks for your help. She did go to the local...

Thanks for your help. She did go to the local flea market and we have been looking on craigslist. I think you are correct that the chances of recovery are low. One of her TA's at school did get lucky...
01-16-12, 10:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 395
Posted By jeph

STOLEN BIKE: Santa Cruz, vintage green Cannondale

My daughters 1987 Cannondale road bike and her roommate's puegot were taken from the back yard. I don't have details on the puegot other than it's black with some red and yellow.

Mint Green frame,...
10-23-11, 08:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,320
Posted By jeph

i've been using motion x. It'g a gps app. It...

i've been using motion x. It'g a gps app. It works well. It does use up the battery so for longer than 3-4 hours you may not have a working phone. Are all GPS apps power hungry. Does the gps chip set...
01-27-11, 01:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 762
Posted By jeph

The latest online bike monkey magazine has some...

The latest online bike monkey magazine has some xray pics of some famous and not so famous riders around the northbay.

http://www.bikemonkey.net/
12-07-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 491
Posted By jeph

If you are still interested in sending the to...

If you are still interested in sending the to Africa (Namibia) this place does that.
http://www.bicycles-for-humanity.org/santarosa/Contact_Us.php

They have sent a shipping crate of bikes there...
12-06-10, 10:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 837
Posted By jeph

+1 on the zip ties. I put one not too tight...

+1 on the zip ties. I put one not too tight through a couple of the back vents on a Bell delierum. My super flash hangs on that even mountain biking. Some helmets don't have vents that allow a a...
11-23-10, 10:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,563
Posted By jeph

very sad. Just another data point in the falling...

very sad. Just another data point in the falling integrity of the profession of law enforcement. It will be interesting to see what happens. Sounds like a small town police force that thinks they own...
10-01-10, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By jeph

check out these wheels. might not be what you...

check out these wheels. might not be what you want and look like a lot of labor to build.

http://krankboomclank.com/
10-01-10, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 313
Posted By jeph

not sure what you front light looks like, but I...

not sure what you front light looks like, but I have a PB super flash that hangs on my helmet with a slightly loose ziptie. I hansn't fallen off in 4 years or so, and goes mountain biking too.
I...
09-14-10, 08:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 854
Posted By jeph

There is Community Bikes on Sebastopol road, they...

There is Community Bikes on Sebastopol road, they have wierd hours so you might call
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Bikes-Santa-Rosa/204878343598

There is also http://bicycleczar.com/
...
08-20-10, 03:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,119
Posted By jeph

I don't know if he was 1 foot or 1 inch. He did...

I don't know if he was 1 foot or 1 inch. He did say after he was "drafting" me so he was close. I didn't have a mirror then.

I think that if someone is on a rider's wheel they should at least...
08-20-10, 09:35 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,119
Posted By jeph

I've had an unknown to be drafter on the MUP that...

I've had an unknown to be drafter on the MUP that is my commute. I didn't know he was on my wheel. I saw a new section of trail that I wanted to try and I grabbed some brakes,

This guy hit me...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 714
Posted By jeph

I'm not familar w/ the Shimano M416, but I have...

I'm not familar w/ the Shimano M416, but I have Avid Juicy 7's on a mtb and it sounds like the caliper is not adjusted correctly. On mine, I loosen the caliper bolts spin the wheel and grab the brake...
03-11-10, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 471
Posted By jeph

Today is virtual lobby day for this bill. If you...

Today is virtual lobby day for this bill. If you support it, call your representative.

http://www.americabikes.org/take-action/
03-11-10, 03:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 285
Posted By jeph

Active Community Transportation Act, H.R.4722 Virtual Lobby Day

I think this bill has been mentioned on this forum. Today is the virtual lobby day to contact your representative in congress if you support this bill.

Sorry for the late notice. I just got an...
Forum: Commuting
03-10-10, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,705
Posted By jeph

My GF has some specilized fat boys. They may not...

My GF has some specilized fat boys. They may not be that cheap at about $25 ea. But they take 100psi. I don't recall if they are 1.25 or 1.5. They seem to be holding up well and she hasn't flatted.
...
03-10-10, 03:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,125
Posted By jeph

I used it and it sent be a block over from a...

I used it and it sent be a block over from a newly designated bike blvd. (8 months or so). It did direct me to a main street that did have a bike lane.

I did another route I take which I cut...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-10, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 26,636
Posted By jeph

Those look like the way to go. I have used p...

Those look like the way to go. I have used p clamps and they work ok. And like the above poster mentioned, they are a royal PITA to install/uninstall. Also, I have had them slip from too much wieght....
Forum: Commuting
02-04-10, 04:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By jeph

not sure how this would work on a daily basis,...

not sure how this would work on a daily basis, but our county bike coalition does valet bike parking for events. They secure an area and give you tag etc. I wonder if this could be extended to a...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-10, 10:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,390
Posted By jeph

Sorry if you took offense to my post. None was...

Sorry if you took offense to my post. None was intended. Also, I had no way to tell your gender from your post.

At least some people got a laugh out of it.

Jeff
Forum: Commuting
01-26-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,390
Posted By jeph

Are you guys big? Also, it might be worth find a...

Are you guys big? Also, it might be worth find a better grade of bolt that has more shear and tensile strenght.
Also, you should make sure it is torqued properly.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Screw
01-22-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 4,021
Posted By jeph

Here's what California CVC 21201 says: 2) A...

Here's what California CVC 21201 says:

2) A red reflector on the rear that shall be visible from a distance of 500 feet to the rear when directly in front of lawful upper beams of headlamps on a...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,519
Posted By jeph

I would like to think my bike is more like this...

I would like to think my bike is more like this band

http://www.myspace.com/thedeadkennygs

Great band, lots o fun to see. Might not be for everyone, they get pretty wacky.



jeff
Forum: Commuting
11-02-09, 08:16 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,622
Posted By jeph

Yeah, down by the colisuim is pretty rough. ...

Yeah, down by the colisuim is pretty rough.

My brother used to live on Magnolia. It was an "interesting" neighborhood.

my brief visit to NOLA struck me that racism is really still alive down...
Forum: Commuting
10-27-09, 09:27 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,622
Posted By jeph

I almost walked that route one year (May 05...

I almost walked that route one year (May 05 before katrina) after Jazzfest. The cab line was way long and we didn't want to wait. We were a pretty good crowd but I wonder how that would have went. It...
10-06-09, 10:41 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,888
Posted By jeph

I guess the Forget-me-not farm is worthy of the...

I guess the Forget-me-not farm is worthy of the level of many of the fund raising rides like MS etc. I think I would have a hard time hitting up people for pledging to get the tour of calif rolling...
10-06-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,888
Posted By jeph

I guess the gravel makes it more authentic. :)...

I guess the gravel makes it more authentic. :) That section of trail is scheduled to be paved so they might have to go up willow creek road or something to make it interesting. Not sure if it will be...
Forum: Commuting
09-25-09, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,284
Posted By jeph

Great idea! I'll buy it for my roommate. :lol:

Great idea! I'll buy it for my roommate. :lol:
09-25-09, 03:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By jeph

bummer, the san francisco show is sold out :(

bummer, the san francisco show is sold out :(
09-25-09, 02:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 759
Posted By jeph

Not sure if this is relevent. ...

Not sure if this is relevent.

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=526551&highlight=auto+insurance+coverage

I did hear of someone that was hit by an unisured motorist while on a bike...
09-23-09, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 947
Posted By jeph

Actually, i'm surprised that there were not more...

Actually, i'm surprised that there were not more entries like "autumnleaves". ever been to Redding Ca? Things may be changing there. :)
09-23-09, 12:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 818
Posted By jeph

He's one of my heros. I make sure I see his...

He's one of my heros. I make sure I see his musical shows when they come around. Even wore my bike pin while on the rail at Davies Hall durning the last show, I think I got a nod:D. Might have to go...
09-18-09, 04:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,188
Posted By jeph

Actually, I have heard if Mr. Happy himself goes...

Actually, I have heard if Mr. Happy himself goes numb you've got a problem. Which is probably fixed by seat/fitting.

FWIW, both my bikes have WTB seats with the "love groove" and I'm 51 and have...
09-14-09, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By jeph

seems like more "professional courtesy" to me....

seems like more "professional courtesy" to me. :mad:
Forum: Commuting
09-14-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,936
Posted By jeph

Interesting about the organic /inorganic...

Interesting about the organic /inorganic compounds. I looked at the cool stop site and there are red and silver pads for the Avid brakes. It doens't say anything about compounds. The rim brake pads...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-09, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,936
Posted By jeph

I have juicy 7's on a full suspension Mountain...

I have juicy 7's on a full suspension Mountain bike, not sure if they would have a similar result. These brakes, esp the back one made incredible noise. I tried different rotors and cleaning the pads...
Forum: Commuting
08-27-09, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,696
Posted By jeph

My mountain bike has avid juicy7 disc brakes....

My mountain bike has avid juicy7 disc brakes. They were very loud and going down hill I could play them like a theriman.

Your problem sounds different then mine was. I guess it is possible your...
08-24-09, 05:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,745
Posted By jeph

I agree this can be dangerous when there are...

I agree this can be dangerous when there are other cars around; it's a lot more then just the two drivers/rider and creates confusion. I have also noticed as someone posted here that this behavior is...
08-24-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,745
Posted By jeph

I get this a lot more too. At 4 way stops I don't...

I get this a lot more too. At 4 way stops I don't think it's too big a deal to take what they give. I have gone back and forth with hands motions "no you go ahead". Your take on "training" drivers...
08-21-09, 02:46 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,824
Posted By jeph

+1 After my handfull of brief visits, I...

+1

After my handfull of brief visits, I would have to agree.
Forum: Commuting
08-19-09, 01:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,957
Posted By jeph

+1 I have stopped before, certainly if it...

+1

I have stopped before, certainly if it wasn't a mechancal but a crash or something.

A big concern if they flatted they will want my one and only CO2 cartridge or tube. Not sure I would...
Forum: Commuting
08-19-09, 01:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,957
Posted By jeph

However, idyllic as that appeared, I was still...

However, idyllic as that appeared, I was still angry at him for passing me on the hill, so I pushed him into the (thorny) blackberry bushes, let the air out of his tires, and went on my way.[/QUOTE]...
08-13-09, 06:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 596
Posted By jeph

Not sure if Rancho Nicasio has rooms or not....

Not sure if Rancho Nicasio has rooms or not. There are some B&B's in Olema. If you want a regular Motel/hotel you might have to Terra Linda or San rafael. Novato may have some rooms like that. I have...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-09, 08:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 28,707
Posted By jeph

+1 on the fatboys for a MTB wheel. They're a bit...

+1 on the fatboys for a MTB wheel. They're a bit of a ***** to get on and off, at least the one's I put on my GF's bike as they had a wire bead. The higher the pressure=less rolling...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-09, 08:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,301
Posted By jeph

Yep, the good 'ol "professional courtesy" thing...

Yep, the good 'ol "professional courtesy" thing seems to work pretty far up the crime chain.
08-09-09, 08:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,825
Posted By jeph

I think as cyclists (our collective group) we...

I think as cyclists (our collective group) we should be calling the cops for this sh*t. At the least it would get it more on their radar. He started it off by buzzing you. It seems how it was...
08-07-09, 04:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 970
Posted By jeph

I had an accident in my car, elderly lady blowing...

I had an accident in my car, elderly lady blowing a red light, we were real lucky. As far as settling a claim, in california, you have two years to settle. The paying insurance company only pays a...
08-04-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 958
Posted By jeph

Santa Rosa, ca recently (last two weeks) got a...

Santa Rosa, ca recently (last two weeks) got a street converted to a bike blvd as an experiment. Most of the 4 way stops were turned into roundabouts w/ yield signs all around. I have been told they...
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