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03-29-11, 04:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,728
Posted By Paul L.

I concur with you. I got hit by a school bus...

I concur with you. I got hit by a school bus from behind and though the accident report put the blame on the bus driver he was not issued a citation for the violation of the 3 foot law.
11-20-09, 12:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 757
Posted By Paul L.

Group rides in Provo Utah area

I am going to be visiting my sister in Springville next week and was wondering if there were any weekly group rides in the Provo area.
10-09-08, 04:29 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,408
Posted By Paul L.

As a kid I thought it was Pee-oo-gi--ott

As a kid I thought it was Pee-oo-gi--ott
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,482
Posted By Paul L.

Oh oh oh, I've got one! Never start a fire in...

Oh oh oh, I've got one! Never start a fire in your fireplace using white gas! (My wife is still laughing but my hair has grown back).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-08, 04:16 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,992
Posted By Paul L.

Hit mile 120 ish on a warm day without any salts...

Hit mile 120 ish on a warm day without any salts or electrolytes. You should have something going on shortly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-08, 05:13 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,482
Posted By Paul L.

First time back on bikeforums in half a year and...

First time back on bikeforums in half a year and this is one of the first threads I read. Thank you sir! Thank you very much. Almost takes the edge off getting laid off on Friday. Helmet in the...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-08, 03:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,716
Posted By Paul L.

As of Friday I will be in the same boat as you. ...

As of Friday I will be in the same boat as you. I at least got 4 months notice since if they cut me off right away they would have been totally screwed. The current top job prospect is only 9...
Forum: Commuting
10-08-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,278
Posted By Paul L.

One of the funniest moments of my life was when I...

One of the funniest moments of my life was when I was doing this with a friend on our way somewhere in Japan. He was faster than me and liked to get ahead to rub it in and then one rainy night I...
08-13-08, 11:45 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Paul L.

Ok, I found the problem. One side of the wheel...

Ok, I found the problem. One side of the wheel had low spoke tension for some reason and so once the load exceedeed 200 lbs (explaining why it only happened when I had my rack on as well) the...
08-11-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 361
Posted By Paul L.

Rear hub funny noise

Ok, I am perplexed on this one. It sounds like a tire rubbing on a brake or the frame but I have confirmed this is not happening. As near as I can tell the noise is coming from the hub and occurs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-08, 12:58 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,013
Posted By Paul L.

None of them were Aerobic/Endurance sports by...

None of them were Aerobic/Endurance sports by nature. No marathon runners, no swimmers, no cyclists. Evidently they were just going for the sprint and rest type sports.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,759
Posted By Paul L.

Being a mere mortal I find 12-13% to be 4-6 mph...

Being a mere mortal I find 12-13% to be 4-6 mph or so. 8-10% 7-8 and 5-8% around 9 -12 or so. I am admittedly an average guy though (ok, better than the average guy but more of an average cyclist, ...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-08, 11:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,030
Posted By Paul L.

"Mental Disorders in America Mental disorders...

"Mental Disorders in America
Mental disorders are common in the United States and internationally. An estimated 26.2 percent of Americans ages 18 and older — about one in four adults — suffer from a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Paul L.

All the highway signs south of Tucson and thereby...

All the highway signs south of Tucson and thereby on the edge of the course are in kms funny enough.

When my kids grow up there will be 4 more added to that community. :)

Unfortunately we...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-08, 05:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,839
Posted By Paul L.

Proudest day of the year was when I realized the...

Proudest day of the year was when I realized the wall on my rims were wearing too thin. I felt like a "Real" cyclist that day, then I went home and ordered a new rim to stitch onto the still...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-08, 05:38 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,030
Posted By Paul L.

Ok, I'll buy that. There are a number of people...

Ok, I'll buy that. There are a number of people on drugs that describe themselves as bipolar but have no idea what it even is too. (and then there are those that try to selftreat it with drugs with...
Forum: Commuting
06-18-08, 04:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 592
Posted By Paul L.

I second the duct tape approach. Since this is a...

I second the duct tape approach. Since this is a free wheel as long as you can limit the lateral shifting of cogs you are good to go even if the thing tanks. I would make sure you have an inch or...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-08, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,711
Posted By Paul L.

Well. It would look pretty stupid being called...

Well. It would look pretty stupid being called "El Tour of Tucson" .
Forum: Commuting
06-18-08, 03:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,030
Posted By Paul L.

Well, if you throw out all that scientific...

Well, if you throw out all that scientific evidence you make a lot of sense with those assumptions of yours. As with any medical condition some people have it more acutely than others. There are...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-08, 01:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 968
Posted By Paul L.

Anything that conducts electricity held close to...

Anything that conducts electricity held close to the sensor will trip it. incidentally Aluminum is just as good a conductor (read alloy wheels) as the copper on your electro magnet. Magnetism has...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-08, 02:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,196
Posted By Paul L.

I believe this is possible but the water has to...

I believe this is possible but the water has to be really cold I have heard. It can cause a kind of shock. If the water isn't cold though I have not heard of anything that could even remotely spell...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,706
Posted By Paul L.

Thanks. I felt more drained after that ride than...

Thanks. I felt more drained after that ride than most 300k's I have done. It was worth it though.
Forum: Southwest
06-11-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 817
Posted By Paul L.

Bike Friendly Phoenix Area Companies

I am going to be phased out of a job in October and seeing as the world is now my oyster I am curious as to who in the Phoenix Metro area are "desirable" employers for a bike commuter. My commute...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 01:11 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,539
Posted By Paul L.

Everything on my bike has to be completely...

Everything on my bike has to be completely dependable,serviceable, and rebuildable by me so yeah, 32 hole Open Pros all the way (with Ultegra hubs).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,925
Posted By Paul L.

I don't ride in many group rides as none are held...

I don't ride in many group rides as none are held around my house. I do many 100 mile+ rides and the extra hand position is quite refreshing not to mention more efficient. Drops don't get me any...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-08, 04:44 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,327
Posted By Paul L.

My Dad rode a bike to work so I didn't have that...

My Dad rode a bike to work so I didn't have that problem. However I have done my share of what they don't know doesn't hurt them. Your options are limited though living on their dime at present so...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-08, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 970
Posted By Paul L.

Mine picks up the GPS if it is mounted to close...

Mine picks up the GPS if it is mounted to close as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,224
Posted By Paul L.

If you were drafting then you will catch up until...

If you were drafting then you will catch up until you try to pass and then the air will slow you down. in that case it is merely the fact your buddy is splitting the air for you that you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-08, 09:58 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,722
Posted By Paul L.

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=73544&stc=1&d=1213113637

This one's pretty good.

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=73545&stc=1&d=1213113738
This one...
Replies: 24
Views: 1,160
Posted By Paul L.

Highest I have finished in was 102 degrees almost...

Highest I have finished in was 102 degrees almost no humidity. Might try a hot one this summer.
Replies: 35
Views: 2,706
Posted By Paul L.

Well, here is my ride report on the 200k...

Well, here is my ride report on the 200k permanent I did Friday.

http://randocommute.blogspot.com/2008/06/out-of-time-hutzpah-and-water.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 888
Posted By Paul L.

About a week or two ago. Great service.

About a week or two ago. Great service.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-08, 02:33 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,322
Posted By Paul L.

I use them so when I cram the pump head onto the...

I use them so when I cram the pump head onto the valve I am pushing against that washer instead of the tube. Also helps to keep the valve stem from moving too much when using a hand pump for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-08, 01:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,173
Posted By Paul L.

I suppose if the nail hit right it could cause...

I suppose if the nail hit right it could cause rim damage. They also might have noticed spoke hole cracking which of course can go unnoticed for awhile before it becomes....wait for it........
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-08, 11:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 667
Posted By Paul L.

A yahoo search turned up this- ...

A yahoo search turned up this-

http://www.bikingthings.com/loslje1.html

It would have to be winter to make spiderman work though.
Forum: Commuting
06-04-08, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,674
Posted By Paul L.

Yeah, I believe the humor of such a word stems...

Yeah, I believe the humor of such a word stems from the overexageration but I do see your point.
On the other hand, of all the self inflated, stupid, mean, bigoted people on this planet that...
Forum: Commuting
06-04-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,998
Posted By Paul L.

Hmmm. I commute 24 miles in and hitch a ride...

Hmmm. I commute 24 miles in and hitch a ride home with my Father in-Law so-

3 gallons of gas for my Jeep = $12
800 Calories = 2/10 of a $5 Marie Calendars Key Lime Pie = $1
Net Savings is $11 ...
Replies: 35
Views: 2,706
Posted By Paul L.

I am doing my permanent on Friday, will post...

I am doing my permanent on Friday, will post some pics and blog on Saturday. Nice pics from the Flagstaff guy. Takes me back to when I lived there.
06-02-08, 05:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,405
Posted By Paul L.

An old acquaintance of mine would like me to tell...

An old acquaintance of mine would like me to tell you that you should absolutely not, under any circumstances pop a wheelie while turning the front wheel sideways on one of these things. Bad...
06-02-08, 05:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,050
Posted By Paul L.

depends on how long and thoroughly you like to...

depends on how long and thoroughly you like to clean your camelback.

I myself try to stick to water only as I can never quite get the inside of that dang tube clean.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-08, 05:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,674
Posted By Paul L.

Well since I don't ride 100% everywhere I go in...

Well since I don't ride 100% everywhere I go in fear that some doofus will sprint up behind me, I was tooling along at around 17 mph.
I myself have yanked a trailer along at 20+ on my road bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-08, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,705
Posted By Paul L.

Just one?

Just one?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-08, 03:20 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,793
Posted By Paul L.

I didn't make headway on my weight until I...

I didn't make headway on my weight until I started tracking everything I ate and it was pretty enlightening. I use fitday.com and tend to chop a bit off the calories it says I burned and go a little...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-08, 03:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,674
Posted By Paul L.

Well, It was near Chandler Boulevard and...

Well, It was near Chandler Boulevard and Chandler Blvd Bell Nazi rolled off the tongue better than Canal path bell nazi. I guess I was being to dramatic come to think about it.. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-08, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,705
Posted By Paul L.

Sun Protection, Rain Deflection, Sweat...

Sun Protection, Rain Deflection, Sweat correction. Keep that head cooling sweat up on top of my head instead of in my eyes which have no problem staying cool for some reason. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-08, 11:28 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,299
Posted By Paul L.

The fatter the driver is the better this comeback...

The fatter the driver is the better this comeback gets.
Forum: Commuting
06-02-08, 11:12 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,096
Posted By Paul L.

Yes with an s, and no with a but...... You...

Yes with an s, and no with a but......

You can commute on anything. Efficiency, safety and comfort are the next standards which should be measured. Can you commute comfortably and efficiently...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-08, 10:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,674
Posted By Paul L.

To the Bell Nazi of Chandler Boulevard

Ordinarily, in the past I have been of the mindset of people just jump in your way when you ding or yell when you are passing, but lately I have been playing the good boy and calling out the side I...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-08, 10:37 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 464
Posted By Paul L.

Anything over an hour and I need a drinking...

Anything over an hour and I need a drinking fountain on the way for a good jersey soaking. Of course during monsoons that is less effective but then again with Monsoons you often have breezes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-08, 05:45 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,374
Posted By Paul L.

Bladed spokes. Maybe some Carbon handlebars, I...

Bladed spokes. Maybe some Carbon handlebars, I hear George Hincapie highly recommends them in rough terrain like this thing is built for. Oh yeah, some smaller slicks might take some rotational...
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