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01-01-07, 12:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 733
Posted By ljbike

I wish all of you the best year ever in 2007.

I wish all of you the best year ever in 2007.
Forum: Foo
02-21-06, 02:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,920
Posted By ljbike

Maelstrom, your voice may have been one of reason...

Maelstrom, your voice may have been one of reason at that time, but the unthinking ones were the ones I remember. We are, to be sure, allowed to have differing opinions and mine now, as then, differs...
Forum: Foo
02-21-06, 01:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 444
Posted By ljbike

Does a year or so count? Maybe only 6 mos. I...

Does a year or so count? Maybe only 6 mos. I can't remember. It's had been awhile though.
I've posted more in the last couple days . Does that negate the previous absence?
Forum: Foo
02-21-06, 01:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 656
Posted By ljbike

That answering question bit sounds like what...

That answering question bit sounds like what Carnac used to do on the old Johnny Carson show.

But the real question was....

Damn! I forgot it again.

But youse guys and gals have been a real...
Forum: Foo
02-20-06, 07:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 656
Posted By ljbike

No, it had nothing to do with cheese, and I am...

No, it had nothing to do with cheese, and I am getting old and almost deaf so I can't hear the voices in your head. I have a hard time hearing the ones in mine.

The only thing I know for sure is...
Forum: Foo
02-20-06, 07:08 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 8,920
Posted By ljbike

I've been trying to think of something...

I've been trying to think of something intelligent, and encouraging to say to you, my58vw, that would be supportive, but all I can think of is the many whom have answered your call for understanding...
Forum: Foo
02-20-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 656
Posted By ljbike

Lost question

Have you ever had a question that was driving you crazy and you couldn't wait to get here on the forum to ask for help?

Then...when you got here you forgot what it was...?

I did. Just now.
...
Forum: Foo
02-20-06, 05:26 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By ljbike

Have any of you seen "Notting Hill' with Hugh...

Have any of you seen "Notting Hill' with Hugh Grant?
She was both attractive and appealing in that one.
Forum: Foo
02-20-06, 05:19 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 1,816
Posted By ljbike

The only posts I've regretted are the 100 or 1500...

The only posts I've regretted are the 100 or 1500 or so that I've made already. I vow never to regret another post until the next one.
02-02-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,454
Posted By ljbike

I couldn't Haiku If my life were in danger ...

I couldn't Haiku
If my life were in danger
Thank you old fart sans
For bringing me pleasure
08-21-05, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,969
Posted By ljbike

Some of the Electric bike companies have motors...

Some of the Electric bike companies have motors that will bolt on. None are cheap though.
Forum: Introductions
08-21-05, 06:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 170
Posted By ljbike

Interesting question. However gas prices will...

Interesting question. However gas prices will have to get around $10.00 before there are any major shifts of the population to bicycles. Bicycle Retailer and Industry News is a trade magazine which...
04-05-05, 08:33 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 6,616
Posted By ljbike

You spend the rent money on a new cassette.

You spend the rent money on a new cassette.
Forum: Foo
01-03-04, 01:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By ljbike

Dearest Koffee; Thank you for your kind words...

Dearest Koffee;
Thank you for your kind words and cheer.
I actually had a delightful headache free day after the New Year's eve night of carousing and debauchery spent with three of my closest...
11-29-03, 01:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 886
Posted By ljbike

You might check out Sturmy Archer oil to see if...

You might check out Sturmy Archer oil to see if it has the same formula as the Rohloff.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-03, 01:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 533
Posted By ljbike

They are as comfortable as a broken in Brooks...

They are as comfortable as a broken in Brooks right out of the box. Whether they will last as long remains to be seen. Best saddle I've ever tried.
11-29-03, 12:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,226
Posted By ljbike

Several years ago a TV magazine show --can't...

Several years ago a TV magazine show --can't remember which one-- actually planted one in a bike in NYC to see how long it would take for it to be stolen. It had a chain lock on it and a hidden...
Forum: Foo
11-27-03, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,895
Posted By ljbike

Does that mean there'll be no Xmas this year?

Does that mean there'll be no Xmas this year?
11-25-03, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,432
Posted By ljbike

There was a member here looking for one a few...

There was a member here looking for one a few months ago. You might do a search in the Tandem forum.
11-25-03, 12:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,467
Posted By ljbike

fatman, I stand corrected. But, If you are...

fatman, I stand corrected.

But, If you are getting a free chain, I'd go for the wipperman.You won't be sorry.
Forum: Commuting
11-23-03, 11:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 606
Posted By ljbike

pinerider, Thanks for the link. Incredible pics!

pinerider, Thanks for the link. Incredible pics!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-03, 08:28 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 982
Posted By ljbike

A fun story. Thank you! It's posts like this...

A fun story. Thank you!

It's posts like this that keep me coming back to the forums. Never know when you'll find gold amongst the pyrites.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-03, 03:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,833
Posted By ljbike

Saddle Company FLOW saddle is a fairly new...

Saddle Company FLOW saddle is a fairly new outfit. It's made out of a kind of mesh, is light and conforms to the shape of your body much like a broken-in Brooks. Only there is no break-in time. It...
Forum: Commuting
11-22-03, 12:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,483
Posted By ljbike

I use a Polar waterbottle for carrying warm...

I use a Polar waterbottle for carrying warm liquids, but rarely drink it while riding. Preferring to stop and snack on the way.
Blackburn used to make a handlebar waterbottle holder. Don't know if...
Forum: Foo
11-22-03, 10:00 AM
Forum: Foo
11-20-03, 10:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 425
Posted By ljbike

I categorically deny ever being near Baldy...

I categorically deny ever being near Baldy Village at any time during my checkered career as a bicycle rider.
If I had, I would have been wearing my forums jersey, and would have enjoyed a chance...
Forum: Foo
11-20-03, 10:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,487
Posted By ljbike

Welcome to the "Club of the Disappointed." ...

Welcome to the "Club of the Disappointed."
(Those whom have joined with high expectations of stimulating conversation and knowledgeable information only to be disappointed by the less than erudite...
Forum: Foo
11-15-03, 07:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By ljbike

I think MsVickie's comment with a smiley face...

I think MsVickie's comment with a smiley face was, from a woman's point of view, quite eloquent and does not qualify for a DBP listing.

My concern is that she would deliberately intrude into a...
Forum: Foo
11-15-03, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
Posted By ljbike

or what it could be.

or what it could be.
Forum: Foo
11-15-03, 06:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 705
Posted By ljbike

I don't mind them Driving By while making a Post,...

I don't mind them Driving By while making a Post, but what pesters me is they don't acknowledge returning to the scene of their mischief by Posting again as they Drive By on their way back to...
Forum: Touring
11-10-03, 10:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,106
Posted By ljbike

I must be misunderstanding your point, because it...

I must be misunderstanding your point, because it sounds like you're saying that the farther forward the weight is, the less energy it takes to move it.

RichC[/QUOTE]

I think that weight on...
11-10-03, 10:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By ljbike

It is curious, to me, that whenever someone gets...

It is curious, to me, that whenever someone gets something for free, they start complaining that it is not just exactly what they wanted and demand it be changed. They never seem to think, or care...
Forum: Foo
11-10-03, 09:52 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,356
Posted By ljbike

I agree with SamDaBikinMan 100% except for the...

I agree with SamDaBikinMan 100% except for the following shows: Baywatch; I Dream Of Jeannie; All In The Family; Nascar's Greatest Moments; Football; Sports news --unless it's related to sailing and...
Forum: Touring
11-10-03, 09:38 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,106
Posted By ljbike

[QUOTE=Rich Clark]Weight is weight. If there's a...

[QUOTE=Rich Clark]Weight is weight. If there's a difference, it's from adding rolling resistance (the trailer tires) and friction (the trailer's wheel bearings). Plus any difference between the...
11-07-03, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,000
Posted By ljbike

I weigh myself twice a day: once after a very...

I weigh myself twice a day: once after a very large meal, and once after a ver big dump. I'm happy to report that it doesn't make any difference, I've still got the same body.

Tanta, the weight...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-03, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 681
Posted By ljbike

You might try calling the US distributor IBEX...

You might try calling the US distributor IBEX Sports @ 1 800 575 4873 explaining your problem. They're friendly guys.
10-28-03, 09:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 788
Posted By ljbike

Brooks, Saucony, New Balance, Asics... there's a...

Brooks, Saucony, New Balance, Asics... there's a dozen brands to choose from, but you probably won't find them except in a Sports Store with a good running section, but at 200# you need shoes with...
Forum: Foo
10-27-03, 04:53 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,021
Posted By ljbike

Couldn't happen to a nicer pair.

Couldn't happen to a nicer pair.
10-26-03, 08:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 799
Posted By ljbike

You forgot to mention if it is a Front or Rear...

You forgot to mention if it is a Front or Rear wheel. QR or solid axle.
10-25-03, 04:45 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,684
Posted By ljbike

Since the American dollar is currently worth...

Since the American dollar is currently worth about .87 cents compared to the Euro dollar, you are going to find substantial price increases coming from Europe. The increases began this year but will...
10-24-03, 07:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,601
Posted By ljbike

You might want to have a physical by a Dr....

You might want to have a physical by a Dr. specializing in Sports Medicine. There may be some hidden cause.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-03, 02:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 903
Posted By ljbike

To answer the original question, there are...

To answer the original question, there are tubular rims and there are clincher rims. The tires must match.

TUFO tires have been talked of in the forums. You'll find that mostly they are liked but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-03, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 699
Posted By ljbike

I interpret ALL car horns as a nuisance. Even...

I interpret ALL car horns as a nuisance. Even though I know that they are sometimes trying to warn me, it still bothers me.
10-23-03, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,381
Posted By ljbike

For tires, 1 3/8" knobbys are about as wide as...

For tires, 1 3/8" knobbys are about as wide as yuou'll get in 27". But for your intended purpose, it may be enough.
Forum: Foo
10-23-03, 01:58 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,155
Posted By ljbike

I'm extremely disappointed that only 64% of the...

I'm extremely disappointed that only 64% of the population is purer than I. I had hoped to be in Ba-dag-ers class. What it amounts to is that I'm not the SOB everyone says I am.
Forum: Foo
10-23-03, 01:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,071
Posted By ljbike

Chris, you have my sincere condolences. No one...

Chris, you have my sincere condolences. No one should have to suffer through that debilitating distraction on a daily basis. So here's my proposition, let's exchange places for the next 6 months. You...
10-22-03, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By ljbike

In 870 years the bicycle will be an antiquated...

In 870 years the bicycle will be an antiquated relic seen in museums an extolled as a quaint form of transportation used by our ancestors.

That's assuming, of course, that humanity or...
Forum: Touring
10-22-03, 09:26 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,824
Posted By ljbike

Would Turkey Turd Lane in Camden, Maine qualify?...

Would Turkey Turd Lane in Camden, Maine qualify? It's not a real road, but the name is.
10-20-03, 04:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,513
Posted By ljbike

Upstate NY is still 9 hours from here. But maybe...

Upstate NY is still 9 hours from here. But maybe next time.
10-20-03, 04:29 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,513
Posted By ljbike

Too bad you're in Philly. I'd let you come...

Too bad you're in Philly. I'd let you come hangout in my shop, and give you a decent discount too.
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