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01-31-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 7,336
Posted By Blues Frog

You mean it is against the rules to say...

You mean it is against the rules to say ************* Won't be here again. Don't need foaming at the mouth liberalism. Call it PC if you will.
10-13-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,005
Posted By Blues Frog

Thanks.

Thanks.
10-13-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,776
Posted By Blues Frog

I've only had one dog in the last eight years...

I've only had one dog in the last eight years that required the OC. I tried the yell, the waving of arms and even putting the bike between us. The last time I did the bike in front of me he had a...
10-13-14, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,005
Posted By Blues Frog

What website gives the specs on the transport? I...

What website gives the specs on the transport? I went to the Trek site and it gives nothing.
10-13-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,242
Posted By Blues Frog

In Misery, north of Kansas City I commute each...

In Misery, north of Kansas City I commute each day. I hear that "You didn't ride a bike today, Did you?"I have held inside the comment, "You haven't given the gas station half your paycheck this week...
10-13-14, 10:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,409
Posted By Blues Frog

Ordered my Winter Marathons today. 240 studs. I...

Ordered my Winter Marathons today. 240 studs. I feel better already, though lighter in the wallet.
10-13-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,102
Posted By Blues Frog

Western what??? Civilization? I work in a...

Western what??? Civilization? I work in a corrections facility and I question that statement.
10-13-14, 10:05 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,776
Posted By Blues Frog

I found, if it comes to that, my Sabre Red from...

I found, if it comes to that, my Sabre Red from work does the job. I wear my duty belt to and from home, sans ***. I have been bitten and had to get rabies shots as a child. The cop meant well, but...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-14, 10:53 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 12,257
Posted By Blues Frog

Most of all the comments have already been made...

Most of all the comments have already been made and shared. And most of my coworkers have a friendly comment and admiration for my miniscule ride to work. I only had one who said the word stupid. I...
Forum: Commuting
08-29-14, 10:01 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,350
Posted By Blues Frog

Know from where the wind is coming from if using...

Know from where the wind is coming from if using mace. I have used mace in martial situations on people. You usually get a good snort of mace when you spray it. (Worse if your partner mistakenly...
08-29-14, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By Blues Frog

I am considering a podiatrist at this point. I...

I am considering a podiatrist at this point. I have been off the fish oil for a week and pain is the same. But like lots of folks our age, I have numerous pains. As I say a lot, after the first foot...
08-24-14, 03:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By Blues Frog

I have heel pain. A friend suggested my fish oil...

I have heel pain. A friend suggested my fish oil supplement is a possible cause. He said he and his wife had that problem. It went away by ending the fish oil use. I was wondering if he was just...
08-22-14, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 929
Posted By Blues Frog

Foot Pain?

No answers?
08-22-14, 04:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,237
Posted By Blues Frog

It is late in the thread but I use the...

It is late in the thread but I use the Take-A-Look mirror for eyeglasses. It has been dropped in the dark and then walked on. Only slightly bent. Still works great. And I would ride NOWHERE without...
08-22-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,690
Posted By Blues Frog

Watch out for the snapping turtle. But worse yet...

Watch out for the snapping turtle. But worse yet is too of them.
06-08-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,477
Posted By Blues Frog

I like the SPD pedals of mountain bike fame. I...

I like the SPD pedals of mountain bike fame. I like the shoes for riding. I get to work and put my duty boots on. Works for me.
06-04-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,511
Posted By Blues Frog

It would be a great buy. Did you get it?

It would be a great buy. Did you get it?
06-04-14, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,848
Posted By Blues Frog

Bar Mitts. They were advertised in Bicycle Times...

Bar Mitts. They were advertised in Bicycle Times Magazine. Read the sticky above here by Sixtyfiver. He lives in Canada and cycles year round as I do in the State of Misery. ( Winter Cycling 101 )
04-17-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By Blues Frog

The car always wins Daspyder. I had an ice truck...

The car always wins Daspyder. I had an ice truck pass me as I turned into a Chinamart. He turned into the same place and then slowed down. He didn't even look back. I only made a save due to a sixth...
04-17-14, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,235
Posted By Blues Frog

I see these kind of people at work every day,...

I see these kind of people at work every day, after they have been given a second chance and made good on it. And killed the poor victim this time. But people want to make sure the Perp's rights are...
03-12-14, 07:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,514
Posted By Blues Frog

NOS is being polite. Rule number D2.2 "...

NOS is being polite. Rule number D2.2 " Photographs are always required for proof." Betcha didn't read that one? Eh?
03-12-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,450
Posted By Blues Frog

Looks great. I would have to really increase my...

Looks great. I would have to really increase my fitness. At least while the bike begs to go out.
02-20-14, 06:17 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,042
Posted By Blues Frog

WPHamilton and NOS88 +1. Be truthfull. I...

WPHamilton and NOS88 +1. Be truthfull. I believe it is cheaper to keep her. In emotional ways as well as $. When I was a teenybopper I let a girl break my heart. My trophy wife of 42 years is the...
02-12-14, 02:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 81,576
Posted By Blues Frog

A few years ago I used 1/8th inch pop rivets from...

A few years ago I used 1/8th inch pop rivets from the inside of the tire with washers on the outside shank. Make a liner out of an old tube for the inside and use the good tube inside of the tire....
02-12-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,318
Posted By Blues Frog

I've used the SPDs for four winters and not had...

I've used the SPDs for four winters and not had difficulties. ???
02-12-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,813
Posted By Blues Frog

I use Bar Mitts. Found them in the Bicycle Times...

I use Bar Mitts. Found them in the Bicycle Times Magazine. They work by keeping the wind from hitting your hands. I no longer use the Olympia Gore-Tex gauntlet gloves bought at JP Cycles. Under the...
02-10-14, 08:22 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,597
Posted By Blues Frog

I think I saw that too. At twelve I was into...

I think I saw that too. At twelve I was into anything the girls liked. Ah yes 1964. Turned thirteen later that year.
02-02-14, 07:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,699
Posted By Blues Frog

I use Bar Mitts on the Trek 520. Before I got...

I use Bar Mitts on the Trek 520. Before I got them I used motorcycling overgloves with a long cuff/gauntlet. I wore a liner glove inside them and couldn't get any wind on the wrist. NO GAP! I also...
01-27-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,063
Posted By Blues Frog

Send the driver to me. Actually send him to the...

Send the driver to me. Actually send him to the victim's survivors to decide and carry out the sentence.
12-13-13, 03:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,971
Posted By Blues Frog

I take a twice a day Centrum Specialist Heart....

I take a twice a day Centrum Specialist Heart. Then I add 500 MG chewable vitamin C, krill oil, and a garlic with cayenne capsule. I guess twice a day spreads out the dosages.
12-07-13, 02:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 869
Posted By Blues Frog

What's off season?

What's off season?
12-07-13, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Blues Frog

God Bless you SC Joe.

God Bless you SC Joe.
12-07-13, 10:39 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,090
Posted By Blues Frog

This was my first time back since starting the...

This was my first time back since starting the thread. Thanks for all the info folks. I rode this week but wussed out this morning. I got up before the light and said NOT! It was +2*F with a light...
12-02-13, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,455
Posted By Blues Frog

Wonderful idea and great worksmanship. It means...

Wonderful idea and great worksmanship. It means more coming from Noglider though.
12-02-13, 10:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,561
Posted By Blues Frog

Sweet looking winter ride.

Sweet looking winter ride.
12-02-13, 10:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,675
Posted By Blues Frog

I'm obviously not 65er but check out his blog at...

I'm obviously not 65er but check out his blog at ravingbikefeind. It is informative and he has his own Winter Cycling 101 there. I go back there in the fall as a refresher.
12-02-13, 10:30 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,384
Posted By Blues Frog

I don't think studs help you much on steel...

I don't think studs help you much on steel plates. I try to avoid them when possible. I'm plus one on the lower tire pressure for more footprint. Around here the city will dig a hole this time of...
12-02-13, 10:26 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,426
Posted By Blues Frog

I commuted in -12* with a mild North wind about...

I commuted in -12* with a mild North wind about three winters ago. I go North three miles minimum each morning.
12-02-13, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,426
Posted By Blues Frog

I have a pair of winter motorcyclist gloves with...

I have a pair of winter motorcyclist gloves with gauntlet wrist. They say Olympia and Gore-tex on them. I bought one size too large and use the stretchy gloves from the local Chinamart as liners. The...
12-02-13, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 751
Posted By Blues Frog

You have a good heart NCJoe. God Bless you.

You have a good heart NCJoe. God Bless you.
12-02-13, 09:40 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 5,090
Posted By Blues Frog

How many ride all winter?

Just curious about the 50+ riders. I commute to work but on weekends I try to get a club ride in. I don't like to ride distance by myself as I am seldom motivated to do so. I am on winter number...
11-28-13, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By Blues Frog

Welcome. From the State of Misery!

Welcome. From the State of Misery!
11-28-13, 07:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,177
Posted By Blues Frog

John V X 2.

John V X 2.
10-18-13, 05:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,516
Posted By Blues Frog

With liners the only flats I've had is from the...

With liners the only flats I've had is from the valve coming loose from the tube on Bontrager tubes. No more Bontragers for me. That is 4600 miles now on the 520. And an unknown mileage while my...
10-18-13, 05:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 875
Posted By Blues Frog

Still a sweet story to be told of a life well...

Still a sweet story to be told of a life well lived. You have my concolences. Blues Frog
10-18-13, 04:25 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,396
Posted By Blues Frog

I use a Cateye front light on strobe. It works...

I use a Cateye front light on strobe. It works well. I talked to a local police captain about it and he said " I'd rather see the light than get you off the pavement with a paint scraper." I will...
10-18-13, 04:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 753
Posted By Blues Frog

Maybe they will come out with a stronger model....

Maybe they will come out with a stronger model. Though probably at higher cost. Would like to have half the money back I have spent on cheap lighting. My Cateye and home made lights are the best I...
10-18-13, 04:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Blues Frog

Wasn't sure I should share but thanks for the...

Wasn't sure I should share but thanks for the condolences. And the dead white guys were right in lots of things John E.
10-14-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,318
Posted By Blues Frog

SFCRetired. Thanks for the recipe.

SFCRetired. Thanks for the recipe.
10-14-13, 06:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 940
Posted By Blues Frog

Buried a Friend Saturday

Saturday we had funeral services for a work friend. He was part of the corrections transportation team, Emergency Squad, and Dog Team. About three years my senior, he retired three years ago. In...
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