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Forum: Foo
08-13-10, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 401
Posted By eubi

Geeze, I stay off Bike Forums for a few years and...

Geeze, I stay off Bike Forums for a few years and everyone grows up.
Forum: Commuting
03-20-10, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 567
Posted By eubi

I am totally sold on bandanas. I'm working on a...

I am totally sold on bandanas. I'm working on a collection of them. I'm completely bald and the pads against my skin are somewhat uncomfortable. The bandana also prevents me from getting sunburned...
Forum: Commuting
03-20-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,938
Posted By eubi

Well, I mount my pannier on the left because when...

Well, I mount my pannier on the left because when I dismount that's the side I'm on. My pannier is right there.
Forum: Foo
12-26-08, 11:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 945
Posted By eubi

The first time I saw "The Birds" I was trembling...

The first time I saw "The Birds" I was trembling with fear. No other movie came close.
Forum: Foo
12-26-08, 11:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 359
Posted By eubi

I bought these for myself...and a matching jersey.

I bought these for myself...and a matching jersey.
Forum: Foo
12-26-08, 11:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 705
Posted By eubi

Juggling is a great activity, I used to teach it...

Juggling is a great activity, I used to teach it to students at my wife's middle school during Ren Faire week. My best friend in HS taught me originally. It took me a few minutes to get it down. I...
11-17-08, 07:09 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,615
Posted By eubi

Sharrows are wonderful, but I could find no...

Sharrows are wonderful, but I could find no mention of them in the CA Driver handbook. Only Bike Lanes are mentioned. So...maybe some more education of the masses is necessary?

Yes, I know...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-17-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By eubi

My reasons for getting and using a folder? ...

My reasons for getting and using a folder?

I'm a daily bike commuter. I ride to the park 'n ride to my carpool. The folder easily fits into the car of whoever is driving that week.

On...
Forum: Foo
09-15-08, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 315
Posted By eubi

Take a trip to Germany. Kuhglocken are...

Take a trip to Germany.

Kuhglocken are everywhere.
Forum: Foo
09-15-08, 12:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,064
Posted By eubi

I wear undershirts very seldom. It's just too...

I wear undershirts very seldom. It's just too hot here in SoCA.

I rarely wear dress shirts, but I make sure the ones I get are the thicker materials, so no show through.

Shoot, I'm a redhead,...
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-15-08, 10:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By eubi

You hit the nail on the head. For a racing...

You hit the nail on the head.

For a racing bike, CF is great, but in the rough and tumble world of day to day folder commuting and storage, I'll stick to metal.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-15-08, 09:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By eubi

Yeah, it's cute, but be prepared to do a lot of...

Yeah, it's cute, but be prepared to do a lot of spinning!

With 24 gear inches, I'm roughly calculating over 200 rpm at 15 mph!

Also...maybe OK for the 100# model, but at 200#, I'd bust the...
Forum: Foo
09-15-08, 07:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 569
Posted By eubi

Well, not much I can add...the consensus is...

Well, not much I can add...the consensus is clear.

girljen, great post. It would be nice if everyone stayed within their comfort and skill zone. The search and rescue folks could stay home with...
Forum: Foo
09-12-08, 06:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 892
Posted By eubi

It all boils down to: How much do you want...

It all boils down to:

How much do you want to carry?

Do you want to share a boat with someone?

Solo overnighters, Kayak.

Extended voyages: Canoe.
Forum: Foo
09-11-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 414
Posted By eubi

Hmmm... Stacey, Chipcom, Randya...the old...

Hmmm...

Stacey, Chipcom, Randya...the old crew is still here...howya doin?

Yes, I'm a Silverstein fan too. Maybe "Cap'n Jim" would be appropriate to post on "Talk Like A Pirate Day" next week.
Forum: Folding Bikes
09-11-08, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,137
Posted By eubi

Well, I've basically earned Cycling Merit Badge...

Well, I've basically earned Cycling Merit Badge three times while riding my folder.

That's six 25 milers and three 50 milers. My Dahon Speed 7 is as comfortable as can be.

We're going for a...
Forum: Folding Bikes
03-24-08, 06:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 519
Posted By eubi

Ah, the good old D7. Just a few mods on...

Ah, the good old D7.

Just a few mods on mine...Marathon tires, Crane Creek Bar ends, and a new saddle (cause I wore out the first one!). I don't consider lights and baggage "mods", they're...
Forum: Foo
11-25-07, 03:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 370
Posted By eubi

Spending time posting to BF is a good start. ...

Spending time posting to BF is a good start.

Seriously...do the most important stuff first. Go for the points and grades first. If you miss a 10 point lab, will it really hurt your overall...
Forum: Foo
11-25-07, 03:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By eubi

Clean up your MySpace page first. Then work...

Clean up your MySpace page first.

Then work on the resume.
11-25-07, 03:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,572
Posted By eubi

A very good attitude to have, especially in this...

A very good attitude to have, especially in this forum.



It's gotten me quite far, thank you. Anyway, back to topic...

I took 14 Scouts and three dads on a 25 mile bike ride yesterday. It...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-25-07, 03:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,061
Posted By eubi

Hmm. Well, CrimsonEclipse, I thought the...

Hmm.

Well, CrimsonEclipse, I thought the purile insults were the domain of A&S, but apparently they have crept into Foldling Bike forum too.

I've designed aluminum parts for marine...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-07, 10:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,303
Posted By eubi

Uh.... :eek: Never mind...

Uh.... :eek:

Never mind...
Forum: Foo
11-21-07, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By eubi

I can't start the day anymore without lolcats!

I can't start the day anymore without lolcats!
Forum: Foo
11-21-07, 04:30 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 822
Posted By eubi

A very Happy Thanksgrabbing from eubi and the...

A very Happy Thanksgrabbing from eubi and the eubi family; Mrs. eubi, Cloudstrife, and Mr. Mosquito.

...and Happy Thanksgrabbing anyway to all our friends around the world who don't celebrate it....
11-21-07, 10:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By eubi

Maybe we should turn this thread into a "gently...

Maybe we should turn this thread into a "gently used" equipment exchange.

I have a Bontrager saddle and a Bell handlebar bag that didn't quite work out...
Forum: Foo
11-21-07, 10:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 521
Posted By eubi

Wow, I never realized I could be polite, yet...

Wow, I never realized I could be polite, yet annoying at the same time.

Life just keeps getting better! :D

My grandmother used to say "Stop that" after one of us sneezed. Now THAT was...
11-21-07, 07:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 777
Posted By eubi

I'm with you on this. Almost everything I've...

I'm with you on this.

Almost everything I've bought for my bike and bicycling I've used until it wore out, broke, or got lost (I lose lots of blinkies!).

The last saddle I bought was a real...
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-21-07, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,061
Posted By eubi

Now aluminum rims, on the other hand, are a...

Now aluminum rims, on the other hand, are a significant upgrade from steel rims!

...and Aluminum is a perfectly good material for bike frames. I think someone learned that Aluminum doesn't have a...
Forum: Commuting
11-21-07, 06:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,864
Posted By eubi

Well, the most expensive bike I have ever locked...

Well, the most expensive bike I have ever locked up was about $600, I still have it, so there's proof.

I am considering buying a 'bent that will run about $1500, and I want to be extra sure I can...
Forum: Foo
11-20-07, 01:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 755
Posted By eubi

Generally true, but twice in my life, with God as...

Generally true, but twice in my life, with God as my witness, I have flipped a coin that landed on its edge.

So it's slightly less than 50%.

:D

How many sides does a coin have? Three!
Forum: Foo
11-20-07, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 847
Posted By eubi

Well, sorry I can't hook up. Have fun in...

Well, sorry I can't hook up.

Have fun in SoCA.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-20-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 18,061
Posted By eubi

You are on the right track. The modulus of...

You are on the right track.

The modulus of aluminum is almost a third that of steel. Basically, the modulus is the spring rate of the material. How far it deflects under a given load.
...
11-19-07, 01:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,561
Posted By eubi

Interesting post. I've NEVER been stopped by...

Interesting post.

I've NEVER been stopped by the police while on my bicycle...and we're talking over about 43 years of cycling.
Forum: Foo
11-19-07, 07:27 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,266
Posted By eubi

Glad you liked the program hickeydog, now that...

Glad you liked the program hickeydog, now that you're 18, the real fun begins: you can be a Scouter! Honestly, I think the adults in my troop have more fun that the Scouts do.

If you want to stay...
11-19-07, 07:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 675
Posted By eubi

I agree with rm-rf, the rollout method is the...

I agree with rm-rf, the rollout method is the only way to go.

Pump up your tires. Put a tape measure on the ground. Get on the bike. You may need a "spotter" for that step. Ride your bike so...
11-19-07, 07:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 906
Posted By eubi

If you want plenty of sage advice, post this on...

If you want plenty of sage advice, post this on A&S.

Anyway, we all have lapses in attention, You just got caught.

Glad you're OK.
Forum: Foo
11-18-07, 11:46 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,723
Posted By eubi

That must explain the smiles. Personally: ...

That must explain the smiles.

Personally:

"I'd rather have a bottle in front of me,
Than to have a frontal lobotomy."

...love that song...

:D
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-07, 11:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By eubi

Where are your Crane Creek bullhorns?!?!

Where are your Crane Creek bullhorns?!?!
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-18-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 866
Posted By eubi

Off topic, but... Hahaha. I've always loved...

Off topic, but...

Hahaha. I've always loved that line.

A parsec is a unit of distance, not time!
11-18-07, 11:28 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 949
Posted By eubi

No. I have a folder, so it stays with me. ...

No.

I have a folder, so it stays with me.

In the event I will be riding another bike, I take a very light cable lock. I don't expect to be away from the locked bike for very long, so I'm just...
11-18-07, 11:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,136
Posted By eubi

I was asked (the night before the event) to help...

I was asked (the night before the event) to help with a Bike Rodeo put on for the Cub Scouts in our Scout District.

I figured it would be a good idea to see how Cub Scouts handles bike safety. ...
11-16-07, 11:36 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,148
Posted By eubi

Well, I admit that I had to look this one up. ...

Well, I admit that I had to look this one up. 100 ft? 200ft? In a car, I always use my blinker well before I turn or make a lane change. I just flip my blinker when it feels right to do so.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-16-07, 07:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,652
Posted By eubi

If the space between my glasses and helmet gets...

If the space between my glasses and helmet gets too small, my sunglasses will steam up, especialy at a stop.

I just slide my glasses down my nose until they unfog.

But then, I ride in SoCA, not...
11-16-07, 07:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 939
Posted By eubi

Hahaha. Former safety committee member here...

Hahaha.

Former safety committee member here too...

...but we don't have many people hurt here either. We have a full machine shop and make big metal parts.
11-15-07, 04:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 655
Posted By eubi

Never wiped out on leaves, but am always aware of...

Never wiped out on leaves, but am always aware of it.

Also...muddy puddles may be a half inch deep, or a foot deep. Only your front tire will know for sure.
11-15-07, 04:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 432
Posted By eubi

When I practiced old school methods, I melted...

When I practiced old school methods, I melted paraffin in a double boiler and soaked my chain in it. It keeps the chain lubricated and clean. Just be sure you're outside when you try to straighten...
Forum: Foo
11-15-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,530
Posted By eubi

Are you popular on Foo? You won't have to...

Are you popular on Foo?

You won't have to buy a new T-shirt for years.

:D
Forum: Foo
11-15-07, 02:52 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 4,530
Posted By eubi

XS for me. My wife's teddy bear loves...

XS for me.

My wife's teddy bear loves t-shirts.
Forum: Folding Bikes
11-15-07, 07:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,778
Posted By eubi

I get the same feeling, thor. Like the...

I get the same feeling, thor.

Like the people that simply use the QR lever as a spinner to tighten up the axles, but never throw the lever?!?

I've seen this at community clinics, where kids can...
Forum: Foo
11-15-07, 07:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,010
Posted By eubi

I used to shoot a lot of B&W film. Forget...

I used to shoot a lot of B&W film.

Forget the UV filter, use a yellow for most situations. It will keep the sky a natural color.

Use red if you want the sky to be dramatically dark against...
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