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03-13-02, 10:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By JonR

They took extra care with yours because you're...

They took extra care with yours because you're not just a flashy soon-to-be-forgotten celeb but a real person. ;)
03-13-02, 10:38 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,752
Posted By JonR

Agree 100%. :thumbup:

Agree 100%. :thumbup:
03-13-02, 10:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By JonR

The MAN is those paunchy guys in blue and Kevlar...

The MAN is those paunchy guys in blue and Kevlar you see hanging around at Krispy Kreme. :D
03-13-02, 05:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By JonR

Could it be the Clark Kent eyeglasses? :confused:

Could it be the Clark Kent eyeglasses? :confused:
Forum: Commuting
03-13-02, 05:00 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,213
Posted By JonR

I'd rather be a rain wimp than a brain wimp. ...

I'd rather be a rain wimp than a brain wimp.

But I'd rather be neither than either. :)
03-12-02, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By JonR

Something else to worry about--I'm running out of...

Something else to worry about--I'm running out of room on my list.... :(
Forum: Commuting
03-12-02, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 621
Posted By JonR

I do my part to make amends by saying "Plastic"...

I do my part to make amends by saying "Plastic" in response to the supermarket check-out query. I think the plastic's made from petroleum. Anyway I know paper isn't.
03-12-02, 05:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 608
Posted By JonR

Nice to read some good news for a change. :beer:

Nice to read some good news for a change. :beer:
03-12-02, 05:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 537
Posted By JonR

Mainly, just try not to disable yourself to the...

Mainly, just try not to disable yourself to the point where you can't be a Forums moderator. :)
Forum: Commuting
03-12-02, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By JonR

Originally posted by surreal -i need to check...

Originally posted by surreal
-i need to check out the safety/advocacy forum for info on driving thru high-crime areas... as my route to school includes that kind of neighbourhood.-speaking of...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-02, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By JonR

It's hard to ask a dumb question--a lot easier to...

It's hard to ask a dumb question--a lot easier to give a dumb answer, and I've provided my share of THOSE. :p
Forum: Commuting
03-12-02, 12:18 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,213
Posted By JonR

MichaelW wrote: ". Maybe you rain-shy riders...

MichaelW wrote: ". Maybe you rain-shy riders need training bikes fitted with fenders to use in bad weather."

Good idea!

...and barrda wrote: "We looked like two drowned rats eating chilli...
Forum: Introductions
03-12-02, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 253
Posted By JonR

What a great birthday present you gave yourself!...

What a great birthday present you gave yourself! :thumbup:

Bikes and pizza--two of the favorite things here...

Welcome! :)
03-12-02, 11:15 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

Certainly a wife and husband, or a person and...

Certainly a wife and husband, or a person and partner, constitute a family, with or without children. My great friend David, who died in August 2000, had a family consisting of two cats that he was...
Forum: Commuting
03-12-02, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By JonR

I think you (and Mr. Hofstadter) are exactly...

I think you (and Mr. Hofstadter) are exactly right. Still, this is no excuse for not seeing a cyclist or pedestrian: patterns can be improved on, and should be. It's done through a process called...
03-12-02, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 546
Posted By JonR

"At your own risk" wouldn't have any impact on...

"At your own risk" wouldn't have any impact on malicious behavior.

It's like "Drug-Free Zone" signs--what a joke. (There are even "Gun-Free Zone" signs. Oh, gosh! I'll have to take my Glock...
03-12-02, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 488
Posted By JonR

Your new watch sounds cool, hope you enjoy it! ...

Your new watch sounds cool, hope you enjoy it!

For altitude, I just follow my nose--if it starts to bleed, I know I'm either at a high altitude, or I fell off my bike and got a concussion I don't...
03-12-02, 12:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By JonR

Sounds hard core to me! :D Welcome to the...

Sounds hard core to me! :D

Welcome to the Bike Forums. From the looks of your post, you have energy, enthusiasm, and passion about cycling to contribute--have at it!
03-11-02, 11:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

That's why we need to learn to pedal fast. :eek:

That's why we need to learn to pedal fast. :eek:
Forum: Commuting
03-11-02, 11:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By JonR

Well, ahuman, at least you had reflective gear. ...

Well, ahuman, at least you had reflective gear. That probably was adequate, but of course I'd feel antsy too if my lights failed. I only had my Nightsun light fail once, and that was around dusk...
03-11-02, 11:31 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,194
Posted By JonR

A nurse friend in Boston emailed me that story...

A nurse friend in Boston emailed me that story the other day. She can't get it out of her mind....

It reminded me of an AA meeting I attended where somebody said she would get up the morning...
03-11-02, 11:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By JonR

I still think about getting some, Weasel... I...

I still think about getting some, Weasel... I think they look very nice, usually (that's one reason I consider getting them, frankly). (Another is to see if they help me on some of these urban...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-02, 11:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,213
Posted By JonR

But Gus, this is a consumer society! You're...

But Gus, this is a consumer society! You're supposed to just go out and buy a new bicycle (or better yet, an SUV) when your bike rusts due to neglect, benign or otherwise.

As for the wimp...
03-11-02, 11:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

OUCH! What part of Kansas City do you live in? ...

OUCH! What part of Kansas City do you live in? I live in historic crime-saturated Northeast! :D
Forum: Commuting
03-11-02, 08:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By JonR

Not a week goes by that I don't see something...

Not a week goes by that I don't see something similar here in KC. Then now and again I see somebody with blinking taillight and a halogen headlight and bright yellow or white upper garment. But the...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-02, 08:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,018
Posted By JonR

Such as-- "Nothing could be finah Than to...

Such as--

"Nothing could be finah
Than to be in Carolina
In the mo-o----o-oo-ornin'!"

(Have to imagine the bouncing ball and little music notes dancing around, sorry)
03-11-02, 07:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 774
Posted By JonR

I don't have any, though have thought of getting...

I don't have any, though have thought of getting them several times. I always found a good reason not to.

But I loved your post. It was the best post I've read in about a month. Seriously. ...
03-11-02, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 581
Posted By JonR

Me neither. I mean either. Too. I, also. You...

Me neither. I mean either. Too. I, also. You know. :)
Forum: Commuting
03-11-02, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 570
Posted By JonR

...or a right turn, for those forum members who...

...or a right turn, for those forum members who live in "left-side" driving countries. In other words, a turn across oncoming traffic.

I didn't check any of the boxes, because the approach varies...
Forum: Commuting
03-11-02, 08:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,928
Posted By JonR

Yep! :)

Yep! :)
03-11-02, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By JonR

At one time, any public park had at least one...

At one time, any public park had at least one drinking fountain, often more. Now they're increasingly rare. I pointed out a broken one to the City people in charge, and was told they try to keep...
03-11-02, 07:47 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,114
Posted By JonR

I can see why you might be scared, but it won't...

I can see why you might be scared, but it won't do any good, so try not to be, and remember that you're doing the correct thing here. Sometimes people do have changes of heart, so maybe at the...
03-10-02, 11:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By JonR

Yes, I think it does, since it's exactly my point...

Yes, I think it does, since it's exactly my point of view! :thumbup:

Just as you don't wear cutoff jeans to a fancy restaurant or sing out loud in the library, so you have different modes of...
03-10-02, 09:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,189
Posted By JonR

It just makes sense to keep things civil whenever...

It just makes sense to keep things civil whenever possible, so that users can approach the Forums with a sense of pleasure rather than dread. Dread of the junk I'd see on newsgroups is what keeps me...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-02, 06:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By JonR

That 9-mm automatic in your hand might have had...

That 9-mm automatic in your hand might have had something to do with it, too. :p
03-10-02, 06:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

I never saw the voting part of it till just now. ...

I never saw the voting part of it till just now. Shows how observant I am after about a century on the Bike Forums.

So I voted "moderate" because I don't have a car with a bike rack, so how can I...
03-10-02, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By JonR

I've heard there are discontinued ones still...

I've heard there are discontinued ones still obtainable if you look hard enough. I like friction better, too.
03-10-02, 02:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

ˇOlé! (Yip, yip)

ˇOlé! (Yip, yip)
03-10-02, 02:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 626
Posted By JonR

Water filter systems such as Brita and Pur...

Water filter systems such as Brita and Pur effectively remove bad tastes from tap water. And the price per gallon is only a few cents.
03-10-02, 02:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 626
Posted By JonR

It's purty. If it doesn't work, you can always...

It's purty. If it doesn't work, you can always hang it up to decorate your room. :)
03-10-02, 01:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

Depends on whether the guy's driving the car, or...

Depends on whether the guy's driving the car, or pedaling the bike! :)
03-10-02, 12:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,670
Posted By JonR

The truth: single, retired, lonely, lazy, "maybe...

The truth: single, retired, lonely, lazy, "maybe someday I'll get back to cycling regularly."

The acceptable version: single, retired, wise, experienced, just rarin' to cycle.
Forum: Introductions
03-10-02, 12:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 231
Posted By JonR

Hearty welcome from a temporarily sunny Midwest! ...

Hearty welcome from a temporarily sunny Midwest! That's good, choosing a name based on a pleasant historical association.
03-10-02, 11:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 594
Posted By JonR

Just so you don't think you're all alone in this,...

Just so you don't think you're all alone in this, I had the same thing happen to me once--but long ago, and for the life of me I can't remember what turned out to be wrong. Nothing's broken, just...
03-10-02, 11:56 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,340
Posted By JonR

What? What did you say?? Turn that music down! ...

What? What did you say?? Turn that music down! I can't hear you!!!! :D
03-10-02, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 731
Posted By JonR

Meringue is originally a French word, which helps...

Meringue is originally a French word, which helps explain the spelling. The Random House Unabridged Dictionary (electronic edition) says this: "[1700–10; < F méringue; perh. to be identified with...
03-10-02, 11:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By JonR

Just remember that clipless wouldn't be so...

Just remember that clipless wouldn't be so popular if the advantages didn't outweigh the disadvantages. I'm sorry you're having a painful introduction to them, but try not to become discouraged--in...
03-09-02, 06:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 719
Posted By JonR

Well, it was like "kittycats," only substitute...

Well, it was like "kittycats," only substitute "p" for "k" and "s" for "t." Boy, it's tough working around the censors! :D Oh, yeah, you also have to put a "u" in place of the "i." Doh.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-09-02, 06:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By JonR

Although anybody's entitled to a mistake, you...

Although anybody's entitled to a mistake, you might want to check out other bike shops in your area...
Forum: Introductions
03-09-02, 06:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 376
Posted By JonR

LightBoy, huh? That sounds... I mean I could...

LightBoy, huh? That sounds... I mean I could swear I'd heard that name before...somewhere....
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