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03-18-04, 07:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By widmn

Just curious about your system. Why not keep it...

Just curious about your system. Why not keep it at home? What is a lockable bike shed? Is it a public place where everyone keeps their bikes? What will keep it form happening again with your new...
03-06-04, 06:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By widmn

ITs a whatever Joeblow pump with a lever let off....

ITs a whatever Joeblow pump with a lever let off. I will check the tightness of the valves.
03-05-04, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By widmn

Is this normal? Help

My tires need refilling about every 4 days. Goes from 90lbs to about 40lbs commuting. IS this normal or do I have a slow leak?
03-05-04, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By widmn

Continuous slow leak from both tires? Help

I have to pump up my tires at least once per week. To 90lbs from typically 40 or 50. Is this normal for 26" tires??
03-02-04, 07:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By widmn

Fill your tires with invisible poison gas....

Fill your tires with invisible poison gas. Available at Home Depot in small red pressurized cans. When the perp cut tire, gas comes out and puts them to sleep next to bike. Then drag the body to a...
Forum: Recumbent
03-01-04, 09:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,825
Posted By widmn

HEY!!! Don't hijack my thread with this Vision...

HEY!!! Don't hijack my thread with this Vision stuff please!!!! Are they becoming more poplular or not???? Thanks
Forum: Commuting
02-27-04, 01:55 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,846
Posted By widmn

What's the problem? That's very believable and...

What's the problem? That's very believable and seemingly truthful.
Some of these guys are saying they could do a 7.5mph commute in 15 minutes. That 30 MPH. Sure Lance.
02-27-04, 06:51 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By widmn

First, It was not all your fault. Perhaps he was...

First, It was not all your fault. Perhaps he was too close or who knows but these types of accidents are usually "pilot" error and are often caused by 2 people. Rarely just one. Perhaps he was...
Forum: Commuting
02-27-04, 06:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,547
Posted By widmn

I second Topeak. Can remove it in a second with...

I second Topeak. Can remove it in a second with their rack system and bag expands as necessary to become a racktrunk and pannier. Great system. I love mine.
Forum: Commuting
02-26-04, 03:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,846
Posted By widmn

Hey you slowpokes!!!! Doesn't it feel good to...

Hey you slowpokes!!!! Doesn't it feel good to know we're not alone??? I said it before..."I run a 6 minute mile, I just do it in 15 minutes".

I feel purged like in a 12 step group or something.
...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-04, 01:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,846
Posted By widmn

Hot damn, That's what I like to hear. Someone as...

Hot damn, That's what I like to hear. Someone as slow as me. Where were you guys when these other guys were bragging about 20 to 25 MPH average on a 30 mile commute. You gotta be kidding. I've never...
Forum: Commuting
02-26-04, 01:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,846
Posted By widmn

I think some of these guys are lying or they are...

I think some of these guys are lying or they are in great shape and I am not because I'm like you.... 7 miles one way in 35 to 40 minutes. I'm pushing it to be at 15 MPH on my odometer at any given...
02-26-04, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 474
Posted By widmn

Another biker killed in Florida this morning

Florida on hwy 19 in St. Petersburg Clearwater area up by Drewe street. No details yet.
02-23-04, 08:15 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 268
Posted By widmn

Every cyclist needs a knife

I have the finest, and what I don't have, I can get.



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Forum: Foo
02-20-04, 03:21 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,730
Posted By widmn

PETA is weird to the max. and militant. They are...

PETA is weird to the max. and militant. They are also very very liberal/socialist to the point beyond the red Chinese I think. Total fanatics comrade and all. That's my opinion, and it should be...
02-20-04, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 723
Posted By widmn

I looooooove my Topeak explorer rack with the...

I looooooove my Topeak explorer rack with the Topeak bag. The bag quick detaches from the rack in a second..literally. Take it with you everywhere. Nice bag too. Converts to panniers in addition to a...
Forum: Recumbent
02-20-04, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,825
Posted By widmn

Are recumbents getting more popular??

I am a baby boomer and I just heard of and bought a recumbent Vision R40. Yes I know they are going out of business. That's why I bought it because it was so cheap. What a gas!!!!! I now commute to...
02-14-04, 11:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,773
Posted By widmn

I have probably gone overboard but I have 3 red...

I have probably gone overboard but I have 3 red blinky lights on my rear (One one the back of my head attached to my helmet and two on the back of my rack (middle and left). Also have a headlight and...
02-10-04, 10:06 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,439
Posted By widmn

Quote from Digger"Crime surely would drop and it...

Quote from Digger"Crime surely would drop and it would be a safer community if we all had guns!

Why that's brilliant! "

The CDC (Center for disease control) which was antigun studied the effect...
02-09-04, 07:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 316
Posted By widmn

02-06-04, 10:03 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,548
Posted By widmn

I ride on sidewalks when there is traffic in the...

I ride on sidewalks when there is traffic in the road. I try to stick to backroads and minimal traffic going out of my way to get to work. I avoid car traffic at all costs. Despite what many say...
02-03-04, 02:55 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

Really? I didn't know the subject was exhausted....

Really? I didn't know the subject was exhausted. Is that the way they do it in China where bicycles are one of the chief modes of transport? Is that why so many motorist hate bikers to the point...
02-03-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

No, I'm a statistician and bikes stop faster 78%...

No, I'm a statistician and bikes stop faster 78% of the time.
02-03-04, 02:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

I guess I'm just a lousy communicator because it...

I guess I'm just a lousy communicator because it sounds like we are after the same thing but are just arguing.

I am looking for a solution to the problems between motorists and bikers.
I...
02-03-04, 01:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

I didn't mean to get so technical; however,...

I didn't mean to get so technical; however, experience tells me that bikes can stop faster.
In theory, what you say is so true; however, reality(not theory) says that statistically bikes travel...
02-03-04, 01:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

[perspective. Many of us think we are saving the...

[perspective. Many of us think we are saving the planet...
Recommended reading..Forget who recommended the book
to me, "Home from Nowhere, " by James H. Kunstler. Excellant reading..About how our...
02-02-04, 03:13 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

Yes, on a cheaper bike that's OK. Bwahahaaaaaa.

Yes, on a cheaper bike that's OK. Bwahahaaaaaa.
02-02-04, 02:48 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

"Why should the cyclist have to pull over and...

"Why should the cyclist have to pull over and stop? Why not the cars? They can wait until the bicycle is gone, then proceed without the bother. Both of these vehicles are typically lugging (on...
02-02-04, 01:35 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

Roughstuff, My point exactly. You are a defensive...

Roughstuff, My point exactly. You are a defensive good rider IMHO. A secondary vehicle who realizes that bikes are more manueverable and can stop quicker than cars. You are not who I am talking...
02-02-04, 01:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

In my mind, It doesn't matter what you think your...

In my mind, It doesn't matter what you think your rights are. If you p$%^s enough people off by arrogant rude behavior, your "rights" may be taken away. I believe there may be answers to this issue,...
02-02-04, 12:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,767
Posted By widmn

Many Bikers seem rude and clueless.

I'm a biker myself and I'm sorry but I have to say this and I don't want to flame, but I have to say it anyway.
Many bikers are seem so rude and thoughtless. They ride in the middle of the road...
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