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Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-16, 09:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 11,664
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Only "fine gents" that is :rolleyes:

Only "fine gents" that is :rolleyes:
Forum: Foo
04-06-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 8,007
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Too bad USPS, UPS, FEDEX, etc. don't treat their...

Too bad USPS, UPS, FEDEX, etc. don't treat their employees with that kind of respect.
Forum: Commuting
03-31-16, 08:43 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,410
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I'll gladly give up my man card, if I even have...

I'll gladly give up my man card, if I even have one.

The idea of driving a hybrid appeals to me because it supports the progress towards fuel efficiency and all the good that that brings about. ...
03-30-16, 08:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 18,175
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

anyone have the poop on priority bicycles Yes. ...

anyone have the poop on priority bicycles
Yes. But I cleaned it off. (Sorry. Pay no attention. I just couldn't resist.)
03-29-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,722
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I like your style. That's pretty much what I do....

I like your style. That's pretty much what I do. Although, I will occasionally use a little citrus cleaner and a brush. I use a light application of mineral oil (the kind that is used as a...
03-29-16, 08:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,275
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Wow! What a great experience. More stores (of...

Wow! What a great experience. More stores (of all kinds) should be like that. If you invest in potential customers you will eventually get your investment back and then some.
03-29-16, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,275
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

No. I wouldn't pay that kind of money for a test...

No. I wouldn't pay that kind of money for a test ride. My LBS lets folks test ride for free. They were so nice that they even let me return a bike I purchased after I took it home and rode it for...
Forum: Foo
03-29-16, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Yes. I paddle almost entirely flat water: rivers...

Yes. I paddle almost entirely flat water: rivers and lakes in the NJ Pine Barrens, on the Delaware River and some of its tributary rivers/creeks. The reason I took up cycling again after many years...
Forum: Foo
03-29-16, 08:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 755
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Another problem with trailers here in NJ is that...

Another problem with trailers here in NJ is that many water access points charge a fee if you trailer in any kind of boat/kayak/canoe. There are seldom fees for bringing your boat to the water on...
03-29-16, 06:37 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,103
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Here's good news. The town I work in has an...

Here's good news. The town I work in has an ordinance that requires that whenever major renovations are done to a street, bike lanes must be established. There are still a lot of streets that need...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 06:29 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

OK. Now I'm using Google Chrome and it seems far...

OK. Now I'm using Google Chrome and it seems far superior. No typos at all and I've typed a whole 3 sentences. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I'm sorry to hear you are having the same...

I'm sorry to hear you are having the same problems, but a little relieved to hear I'm not the only one. Maybe the issue will eventually get fixed.

I have tried the advanced mode and at first...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-16, 06:21 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Thank you for the advice. It just seems strange...

Thank you for the advice. It just seems strange that I have the same problems whether I'm posting from a PC or a iPad or iPhone and using different IPSs.
03-28-16, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,080
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Oh. Yeah. That does sound like he's a bit of a...

Oh. Yeah. That does sound like he's a bit of a jerk.
03-28-16, 12:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,552
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Uh oh. You're on that slippery slope. :)

Uh oh. You're on that slippery slope. :)
03-28-16, 12:02 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,080
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I can see how that would be annoying. Sometimes...

I can see how that would be annoying. Sometimes I think folks like that are pretty sure they can't afford some of the things that others enjoy doing and they just want to be sure. It's like they...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

My 2004 AWD Toyota Matrix gets about 27 MPG real...

My 2004 AWD Toyota Matrix gets about 27 MPG real world and it's probably about the same size as the Element. That's kind of what I go by, decency-wise for that kind of car. Honestly, I don't even...
03-28-16, 08:45 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,080
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Well, the jokester is only in his 60's. So,...

Well, the jokester is only in his 60's. So, there is still chance he might grow up.:thumb:
03-28-16, 07:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,080
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I agree with you about questioning why someone...

I agree with you about questioning why someone would bring up costs at a time like that. However, as to your larger question, I would disagree with the premise that the experience your club mate's...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-16, 07:30 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Good luck. I hope you find what you're looking...

Good luck. I hope you find what you're looking for. The Element looks like a good choice if you are set on putting your bike in the vehicle. The Element has good reviews, few recalls, and gets...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I think I mentioned before that I have trouble...

I think I mentioned before that I have trouble with the Bike Forum's site. Typing and posting are a real challenge and I've tried with different computers and different IPSs. Here's an example of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-16, 05:47 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Car Manufacturers With The Most Vehicles Recalled...

Car Manufacturers With The Most Vehicles Recalled (http://www.business2community.com/automotive/car-manufacturers-vehicles-recalled-01492095#IZ2rvJOA72zFbMZ3.97)
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

There is a reason I deleted the message. I do...

There is a reason I deleted the message. I do like to be accurate and I didn't feel I had been as accurate as I would like to have been. That said, I would point out that the title of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-16, 09:04 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I'm not being critical here. To each his own. I...

I'm not being critical here. To each his own. I might go back to a manual if I lived in a rural area. But living in NJ and driving in heavy congestion every work day changed my mind about manual...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-16, 11:54 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Another good bet for you might be a AWD Toyota...

Another good bet for you might be a AWD Toyota Matrix. I've owned one for 12 years. It has over 200,000 miles on it and it has only required minor repairs that I have done myself. It gets about 27...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-22-16, 11:37 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

It might shock you to hear this, but my opinion...

It might shock you to hear this, but my opinion is just that. Nothing more. Nothing less. I stand by it. The OP needs no more.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-16, 09:06 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I always wonder why many people think Hondas are...

I always wonder why many people think Hondas are superior to Toyotas. I get an update from the USDOT every Monday and Hondas have many more recalls than Toyotas. None this week. None for Toyota...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-21-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

+1

+1
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

What one needs is part of what makes something...

What one needs is part of what makes something that addresses that need to be the best solution for them. Sounds like what your need is out of the norm. Most folks don't use their vehicles 90% of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-16, 12:37 PM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Then that makes sense. I don't thing getting the...

Then that makes sense. I don't thing getting the appropriate vehicle that meets one's needs without going overboard would meet with anyone but your car salesman's disapproval. :) The OP indicated...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I don't understand all this talk about buying...

I don't understand all this talk about buying trucks or mini vans or suvs just to move your one bike around. All you need is a car that you are comfortable driving and a rack. You said you are only...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-16, 07:21 AM
Replies: 611
Views: 104,303
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I drive a Toyota Corolla and it works out fine...

I drive a Toyota Corolla and it works out fine for both my bike and my kayak. I have a trailer hitch mount for the bike rack and a top rack for the kayak. The car is very reliable. If you're after...
03-17-16, 08:06 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,203
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I just have the one bike that you can see in my...

I just have the one bike that you can see in my icon. It's a 1961 Schwinn CoEd, welded steel bike. Obviously, I'm not a high tech, high performance cyclist. I bought a brandy-new aluminum bike and...
03-17-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,043
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I feel your pain. But I'm still glad for the...

I feel your pain. But I'm still glad for the change. Like you said, it's the first few days that can be rough. After that it's all OK.
03-16-16, 08:16 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 7,570
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Can't we all just ride our bikes and have fun? ...

Can't we all just ride our bikes and have fun?

No. I guess we all can't. Oh well.
03-16-16, 07:57 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,004
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

This is indicative of what I've been writing...

This is indicative of what I've been writing about here. DST has many different effects on our lives. DST may help when it comes to safety but hurt when it comes to conserving energy. I know of no...
03-15-16, 05:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,004
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Thank you. I had heard a story on public radio...

Thank you. I had heard a story on public radio indicating the increase in deaths in traffic accidents in the week after DST starts rose by 100. I don't know where they got their numbers.

I...
03-15-16, 12:33 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,004
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Do you have a link to that study? I'd be...

Do you have a link to that study? I'd be interested to read it.
03-15-16, 07:36 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,004
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

It's not an issue that has been studied in a...

It's not an issue that has been studied in a comprehensive enough manner to make an informed decision. Lot's of variables. Kids going to school in the dark. The effects of the "jet lag" on safety. ...
03-14-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,004
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Then they should start school later. This would...

Then they should start school later. This would also be good for teenagers especially as their natural sleep/wake periods run later than adults' natural sleep/wake periods. But then you have to...
03-14-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,004
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

One of the reasons for keeping standard time is...

One of the reasons for keeping standard time is so it won't be dark for the kids going to school in the morning. Just saying.
03-14-16, 01:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,048
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Hi!!

Hi!!
03-14-16, 12:47 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 16,916
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I'm so confused! :twitchy:

I'm so confused! :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,919
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

Very cool idea.

Very cool idea.
03-11-16, 09:37 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 24,063
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I like your idea. Maybe I'll just paint the...

I like your idea. Maybe I'll just paint the Kendas I have now. That seems more appropriate somehow.
03-11-16, 12:58 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,987
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

broonzy

Woodchucks can't chuck wood. The ones I've talked with indicated that they would in no way or ever chuck wood Your question will remain unanswered.
03-11-16, 12:56 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 8,987
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

The more you shine it it gets. No, wait that's...

The more you shine it it gets. No, wait that's the difference between a stove. Sorry.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,299
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I had a flat not long ago and the very first...

I had a flat not long ago and the very first cyclist to come along stopped. There was nothing much he could do because the whole tire was shot. He offered to let me use his cell phone to get some...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-16, 08:57 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 15,919
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

I'm a function over form kind of guy. I stop my...

I'm a function over form kind of guy. I stop my bike when out for rides and want to be able leave my bike standing. I don't want to lay the bike down or lean the bike against anything. I don't...
03-11-16, 08:32 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 24,063
Posted By hollywoodeskimo

What color tires will go with my rusted chrome...

What color tires will go with my rusted chrome handlebar and white-with-large-patches-of-red-primer paint job? I'm thinking black tires are not the right way to go. Because a lot of people laugh at...
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