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02-28-02, 12:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,920
Posted By manderax

I once had imaginary hypothermia. :)

I once had imaginary hypothermia. :)
02-28-02, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 871
Posted By manderax

It looks like a cool toy. The device...

It looks like a cool toy. The device waterproofing method (see the FAQs) is a bit lacking.
02-28-02, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By manderax

The other day I was riding home. I arrived at my...

The other day I was riding home. I arrived at my house, and just rode right past. It was an amazing feeling at the moment, as I realized I just wasn't ready to quit riding. I went for about 3 more...
02-22-02, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 794
Posted By manderax

Seven Cycles

Does anyone have any experience with this company and their products?

www.sevencycles.com

Thanks,
Manderax
02-13-02, 04:00 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,653
Posted By manderax

I am lucky enough to live in a town where escape...

I am lucky enough to live in a town where escape to the mountains is easy. So skiing and trekking are my favorites, along with biking. When I used to live in the city, my favorite was biking by...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,121
Posted By manderax

Not more than $250.00? No jail time? A mere...

Not more than $250.00? No jail time? A mere slap-on-the-wrist when compared to driving. Heck, they are practically endorsing it as an alternative.

Walking would be best, but through the big...
02-08-02, 12:42 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,982
Posted By manderax

I am from Missoula, and have done some riding in...

I am from Missoula, and have done some riding in the Flathead Valley and around the Lake, and on up to glacier, etc... although lately, I have been staying pretty local.

manderax
02-08-02, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 480
Posted By manderax

I don't know much about them, but I hear they are...

I don't know much about them, but I hear they are bad for your teeth.

I use Whey Protein powder mixed with milk or water as a supplement, and have been happy with it. I am also a skinny, wirey...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 12:18 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,121
Posted By manderax

Drinking and Riding?

For all of you who "go out" on your bikes:

Should drinking and riding be viewed as a preferred alternative to drinking and driving?

As for me, I avoid riding with drunk drivers at all costs. ...
02-08-02, 12:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 658
Posted By manderax

I have noticed the same thing as well. I lived...

I have noticed the same thing as well. I lived in New Orleans, where my more sedentary friends would sweat heavily while I sat comfortably. I now live in Montana, where I am comfortable with my...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,399
Posted By manderax

I have heard of people doing that. Kinda like...

I have heard of people doing that. Kinda like "Back to the Future" when he is on the skateboard. I don't think I would try that one, but I would like to hear how it goes if you do.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-08-02, 11:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,672
Posted By manderax

For me it is a need to experience the world as...

For me it is a need to experience the world as fully as possible... to feel the cold, the hot, the wind, the sun. To have a life more interesting, and less conditioned. Every ride is an adventure,...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-02, 05:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,054
Posted By manderax

I changed this post... I felt the karma coming to...

I changed this post... I felt the karma coming to get me.
02-06-02, 10:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 804
Posted By manderax

Outstanding! Thanks for pointing that out! I...

Outstanding! Thanks for pointing that out! I live in Missoula, so getting to Spokane for the Double Century is eeeezeee for me! Gives me something to really look forward to! Thanks again! See you...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-02, 10:41 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,054
Posted By manderax

Complex?? A-hem. It is less about saving a...

Complex?? A-hem.

It is less about saving a few seconds and more about keeping moving... keeping the momentum going... and not sitting at the light inhaling tailpipe fumes.

And sure, Chris...
Forum: Commuting
02-06-02, 09:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By manderax

Are you saying that you can't listen to music...

Are you saying that you can't listen to music while you eat?
Forum: Commuting
02-05-02, 05:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,198
Posted By manderax

I actually agree with everything Chris has to say...

I actually agree with everything Chris has to say here. In front, I feel like I can beat the cars off the line and position myself safer to get passed by them. Plus, out in front I am seen by...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-02, 05:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,054
Posted By manderax

2 Right Turns + 1 U-Turn = Straight?

So, you pull up to the red light. All you have to do is turn right, pedal for 100 feet or so, pull a U-turn, take another right, and PRESTO, you are on your way, Right!?

Do you...
02-05-02, 03:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 673
Posted By manderax

I sit behind a desk all day. YEEHAAA... NOT. ...

I sit behind a desk all day. YEEHAAA... NOT. :crash:
Forum: Touring
02-05-02, 03:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,676
Posted By manderax

When camping alone, I don't particularly prefer a...

When camping alone, I don't particularly prefer a 2-person tent.

My experiences with solo extended camping lead me to believe that a bivy sack is better. I usually take my bivy along with a ...
02-05-02, 03:30 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,862
Posted By manderax

Italian, thats right... thanks for the correction.

Italian, thats right... thanks for the correction.
02-05-02, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,402
Posted By manderax

Like the others said, don't give up.. don't be...

Like the others said, don't give up.. don't be afraid to put on some protective clothing and take some spills while learning.
02-05-02, 12:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,862
Posted By manderax

Oh, yep, yep, yep... thats it. Thanks Ba-Dg-Er.

Oh, yep, yep, yep... thats it. Thanks Ba-Dg-Er.
02-05-02, 12:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By manderax

This makes sense to me... a hit may be an...

This makes sense to me... a hit may be an accident, but the RUN part is intentional and cruel.
02-05-02, 12:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 876
Posted By manderax

I have never been able to stomach the "it was...

I have never been able to stomach the "it was just his/her time" bullsh*t excuse. At least in prison she can learn to say new things about God, such as:

"God, I hope I don't drop the soap."

or...
02-05-02, 12:43 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,309
Posted By manderax

LOL... actually I already sold it. Sorry. :)

LOL... actually I already sold it. Sorry. :)
02-05-02, 12:29 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,982
Posted By manderax

yea, there seems to be folks out there that...

yea, there seems to be folks out there that think, "I'm a real biker and you are not" because they have all this bright, annoying garb on. Usually I just pass those guys.

I remember my first MTB...
02-05-02, 12:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,862
Posted By manderax

What Is Your Favorite Cycling Movie?

I can't remember the Title of mine, but it was the one with the "Cutters". Included the American who spoke French because of his envy of the French racers.

Know which one I'm talking about?

I...
02-05-02, 12:16 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,309
Posted By manderax

I rode a Trek 930 for a long time and stepped WAY...

I rode a Trek 930 for a long time and stepped WAY UP to an Ellsworth Truth. Funny thing is, I actually like the Trek better!!!
Forum: Commuting
02-05-02, 12:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By manderax

Not the most positive outlook. Perhaps a live...

Not the most positive outlook. Perhaps a live that is not dreadful is lived by a winner.

How is winner defined? I say one who lives comfortably doing what they love, for themselves. Being a...
Forum: Commuting
02-05-02, 10:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 531
Posted By manderax

Interesting survey,... I like that they let you...

Interesting survey,... I like that they let you add your email to view the results.

I used to live in Austin, and they have good hike-and-bike commuter paths throughout the city. There was a...
02-05-02, 10:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,048
Posted By manderax

I have tried to be veggie, but never made it. ...

I have tried to be veggie, but never made it. Sorry cows, but if you didn't want to be eaten, you shouldn't taste so good.
02-05-02, 10:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 944
Posted By manderax

no comment

no comment
02-05-02, 09:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,772
Posted By manderax

Hi, There are lots of great resources out...

Hi,

There are lots of great resources out there for training regimens. The most important thing is that you stick with it, don't do things that promote injury, and do things that prevent injury....
02-05-02, 09:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,132
Posted By manderax

Yahoo - Ja - Quee!!! I love winter, but here...

Yahoo - Ja - Quee!!!

I love winter, but here in Montana, we are having yet ANOTHER mild winter! This is our fourth year of consecutive drought... unprecidented since they started recording...
02-04-02, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By manderax

Hmmm... sex or bike. On this one, I s'pose I'd...

Hmmm... sex or bike. On this one, I s'pose I'd have to go with sex. Sorry folks.
Forum: Commuting
02-04-02, 05:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 705
Posted By manderax

Sell the car - dicipline becomes much easier when...

Sell the car - dicipline becomes much easier when there are fewer choices.

Gavin
Forum: Commuting
02-04-02, 03:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By manderax

I think I would find it strange to start thinking...

I think I would find it strange to start thinking about my life as subdivided into an "indoor" life and an "outdoor" life. It doesn't have to be that simple, and can be alot more exciting. And I...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-02, 03:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By manderax

On the topic of listening to music while...

On the topic of listening to music while commuting, it was written:



I question this kind of "superficial elitist purism" <-- (Strong term, take with grain of salt). This was the same...
Forum: Commuting
02-04-02, 02:53 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,198
Posted By manderax

Stoplight Etiquette

So, you are in the right lane, in traffic, and approaching a stoplight on a street without bike lanes. Do you most often hug the curb, pass the cars on the right and get to the front, or do you hang...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-02, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 644
Posted By manderax

Yep, when biking, 90% of the rain comes from...

Yep, when biking, 90% of the rain comes from below. :)
02-01-02, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By manderax

Exp. on Continental Divide Trail?

Anyone have experience biking the CDT? I planned to hike it for a while, but knee problems are hindering that. I hear they have been working on alternative routes (ie rails to trails, logging roads,...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-02, 04:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 851
Posted By manderax

Yippee-Ka-Ya!! Its especially great to hear that...

Yippee-Ka-Ya!! Its especially great to hear that coming out of New Orleans, where the streets are small and potholed. Go Rainman GO!
02-01-02, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 896
Posted By manderax

It could be a flexibility problem, not a strength...

It could be a flexibility problem, not a strength problem. I am (by nature, I think) exetremely un-flexible. I started doing regular stretches and occasional yoga and, boy, my hamstrings, knees,...
Forum: Commuting
02-01-02, 03:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,299
Posted By manderax

Headphones While Commuting?

Obviously, this is a dangerous practice that I do not recommend!

However, I admit to occasionally being guilty of jamming out while cruzin in traffic. I know its not safe, but it really gives a...
02-01-02, 11:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 990
Posted By manderax

First, I would quit my job because of the little...

First, I would quit my job because of the little time left. That would free up alot of time to spend with my family.

Second, I would take my family on a killer, year long cross country bike...
Forum: Touring
02-01-02, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By manderax

Stephen, I have applied to graduate schools...

Stephen,

I have applied to graduate schools in the fall. If I get in, I may have a free summer. Let me know the dates and if I get in I will let you know. A trip like that is just what I could...
Forum: Touring
02-01-02, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,773
Posted By manderax

Plase Take my TOURING BIKE POLL

Please Take My Poll. I am Buying a new bike and am trying to decide which to go with. Which one and why?

Airborne Carpe Diem
Trek 520
Bruce Gordon BLT

Thanks!
Manderax

I ride. I fall...
Forum: Touring
01-31-02, 05:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 342
Posted By manderax

Continental Divide Trail

Anyone have experience biking the CDT? I planned to hike it for a while, but knee problems are hindering that. I hear they have been working on alternative routes (ie rails to trails, logging...
Forum: Commuting
01-31-02, 05:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By manderax

Big congrats on the one thou! Make the next goal...

Big congrats on the one thou! Make the next goal exponential: 10000!

-Manderax

I ride, I fall down, I get up.
Meanwhile, I keep dancing.
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