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11-21-02, 08:23 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,227
Posted By Nobby

As a speeder, you make the problem worse. No...

As a speeder, you make the problem worse. No question. Your driving record to date is of no consequence.

Speeding is THE single most common factor in MVA's. Speeding doesn't aid in lowering...
11-06-02, 08:31 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 19,424
Posted By Nobby

WAIT! If it's different , then it MUST be...

WAIT! If it's different , then it MUST be evil!!!!! .

Death and/or destruction to anything different from whatever you choose to ride, tolerance be damned!
10-28-02, 12:30 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,052
Posted By Nobby

Perhaps because it's nowhere near ones home? ...

Perhaps because it's nowhere near ones home? Perhaps also, the trailhead doesn't interfere with anyone's neighbourhood in the least. One needs to consider that there are a lot of people in these...
10-13-02, 10:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 442
Posted By Nobby

I'm very impressed! I've never hit a park...

I'm very impressed! I've never hit a park (state, provincial or otherwise) but I did crash into a nasty rose bush once.

Onward to bigger things...think NATIONAL PARK! :D
09-30-02, 09:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,655
Posted By Nobby

This is not meant as a flame or judgement of...

This is not meant as a flame or judgement of anyone at all, just a different view. I certainly do agree that the children should have been restrained from riding in traffic - common courtesy and...
09-27-02, 10:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,270
Posted By Nobby

Oh dear...a "different" bike. It must be evil. ...

Oh dear...a "different" bike. It must be evil. Destroy the evil bicycle, for it doesn't look like mine. :rolleyes:
Forum: Recumbent
08-21-02, 05:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,273
Posted By Nobby

How very profound! Nuttin more needs to be said....

How very profound! Nuttin more needs to be said. Your friend is to be commended :)
Forum: Recumbent
08-18-02, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,238
Posted By Nobby

Me! Pick ME! I'd be into it. A bikeforums.net...

Me! Pick ME! I'd be into it. A bikeforums.net jersey in bent form is a thought....yes/no?
08-15-02, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 702
Posted By Nobby

Ummm..."stop" means "stop", does it...

Ummm..."stop" means "stop", does it not?
Forum: Recumbent
08-13-02, 09:35 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,226
Posted By Nobby

Let's see...50% income tax...7% federal tax on...

Let's see...50% income tax...7% federal tax on everything...nawww...we're not overtaxed :D

I don't know where you are from or where you are getting your information, but the standard of living in...
Forum: Recumbent
08-01-02, 06:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,052
Posted By Nobby

Quite the opposite for me. I ride my bent more...

Quite the opposite for me. I ride my bent more than I did my upright and therefore I am more fit for the extra exercise. I get plenty of exercise on it and I don't much care how fast I go. While I...
Forum: Touring
07-31-02, 10:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By Nobby

BC's Sunshine Coast

Anyone ridden it? My good wife ("tmayder" here in bikeforums) have a few days to do a short tour next week and we are giving serious consideration to spending 3 days or so in that area. Any...
07-26-02, 11:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,531
Posted By Nobby

Thank you, no.

Thank you, no.
07-21-02, 09:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 557
Posted By Nobby

Seems to me that if there is a problem at all it...

Seems to me that if there is a problem at all it might be linked to the fall frequency that the good Chris L has grown accustomed to.
07-20-02, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 551
Posted By Nobby

Chris L...you forgot to tell us about falling. ...

Chris L...you forgot to tell us about falling. We want to know about how you fell off the amazing and magical old bike, please :D
07-16-02, 10:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 733
Posted By Nobby

Perhaps Chris L's training wheels are out of...

Perhaps Chris L's training wheels are out of calibration? :D
07-15-02, 11:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,455
Posted By Nobby

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!!...

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU!!!! :thumbup:
07-14-02, 04:47 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,455
Posted By Nobby

Are you implying that you don't and that your...

Are you implying that you don't and that your average is much higher?
07-14-02, 01:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By Nobby

Now if he could just work on his sense of...

Now if he could just work on his sense of humour...sigh...

Thanks for the update, Hunter!
07-14-02, 09:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Nobby

...or that...yeah, that should work...

...or that...yeah, that should work...
07-14-02, 12:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 406
Posted By Nobby

I'm here because I'm here.

I'm here because I'm here.
07-14-02, 12:56 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,655
Posted By Nobby

Well...I had to write to him. No doubt he's...

Well...I had to write to him. No doubt he's stunned by my withering attack. Geez...I hope I didn't mis-spell anything!

Chris, I know that you don't care, but I wanted you to know that I'm not...
07-14-02, 12:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 528
Posted By Nobby

ChrisL, I don't think there's anything to do but...

ChrisL, I don't think there's anything to do but to write your congressman. You certainly should be mad as hell!

:D
07-13-02, 06:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,455
Posted By Nobby

I don't mean to throw stones and I may not be...

I don't mean to throw stones and I may not be reading the spirit of this thread as meant, but it seems to me that by hiding or (if you like) avoiding the fact that one has a drivers licence when...
Forum: Introductions
07-13-02, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 406
Posted By Nobby

tmayder, I am ESPECIALLY pleased to see you...

tmayder, I am ESPECIALLY pleased to see you signed up here! Will you marry me? :D
Forum: Recumbent
07-13-02, 12:35 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,226
Posted By Nobby

Amir, you have made reference to this "myth" on...

Amir, you have made reference to this "myth" on several occasions recently. One must assume then, that you have hard facts to support that. Care to post them?

There is no bike type that is...
Forum: Recumbent
07-10-02, 11:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,226
Posted By Nobby

Perhaps saddest of all is that I have been toying...

Perhaps saddest of all is that I have been toying with the notion of getting myself a road bike. Why, after all of the pain and discomfort in struggling to adapt myself to an upright, would I want...
Forum: Recumbent
07-10-02, 11:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,014
Posted By Nobby

Yep, practice. I hardly ever fall over due to...

Yep, practice. I hardly ever fall over due to forgetting to unclip anymore. Personal growth! And of course the good news is, I don't have far to fall from my R-44, but man...is that ever...
07-10-02, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 543
Posted By Nobby

Good on ya Rainman! I love good news stories. I...

Good on ya Rainman! I love good news stories. I fell tonight...in loose gravel at a very low rate of knots on my 'bent. I was sprawled out in the gravel before I knew that I was falling. Didn't...
07-07-02, 05:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,428
Posted By Nobby

Chewa; Thank you for the report. I hated to...

Chewa;
Thank you for the report. I hated to read it but I'm sure that you and especially Sandra hated the whole experience (which I'm sure isn't completely over yet) much more! While I don't doubt...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-02, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By Nobby

For the most part, this thead is opinionated (as...

For the most part, this thead is opinionated (as are all of the threads in bikeforums) and worse - the opinions are stated as facts (especially those claiming that our compaints are "not true"). ...
Forum: Recumbent
07-05-02, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,226
Posted By Nobby

For the most part, the thead is opinionated (as...

For the most part, the thead is opinionated (as are all of the threads in bikeforums) and worse - the opinions are stated as facts (especially those claiming that our compaints are "not true"). What...
Forum: Recumbent
06-22-02, 11:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,556
Posted By Nobby

I suspect that we might react somewhat harshly...

I suspect that we might react somewhat harshly towards the sadistic SOB who invented the torturous things! ;)
Forum: Recumbent
06-16-02, 11:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,822
Posted By Nobby

Gotta back Lost Marble up on that one (great nick...

Gotta back Lost Marble up on that one (great nick btw). Landing Gear by any other name still sounds like training wheels. While they may indeed prevent me from falling down, I don't think that I...
Forum: Recumbent
06-14-02, 05:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 960
Posted By Nobby

Great start Pepper, but just how did you plan on...

Great start Pepper, but just how did you plan on steering it? Gotta agree with John I think...but then I could be just limited in imagination. Where will your steering head be? Is the frame...
06-14-02, 05:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,667
Posted By Nobby

For my money, one of the most pertinent comments...

For my money, one of the most pertinent comments submitted to these forums (just my lowly opinion). Thank you Inkwolf! :thumbup:
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-02, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By Nobby

Second try...

Second try...
Forum: Recumbent
06-02-02, 02:20 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By Nobby

Finally got a picture of my 1998 Vision R-44. I...

Finally got a picture of my 1998 Vision R-44. I have a set of Darcy bags on the back there...great for running errands. The plan is to try some touring this summer.

Enjoy!
Forum: Recumbent
06-01-02, 04:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 560
Posted By Nobby

I ride a Vision R-44 but I must confess, it's the...

I ride a Vision R-44 but I must confess, it's the only factory built bent I've been on. My other experiences are with my homebuilts. My Vision, however, is simply a joy to ride.

I have always...
Forum: Recumbent
05-20-02, 02:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,711
Posted By Nobby

This is one of my first homebuilts - "Yeller...

This is one of my first homebuilts - "Yeller Thang". I don't have any decent pictures of my Vision R-44 yet, but I will soon!
04-14-02, 06:09 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,785
Posted By Nobby

My first three homebuilts were named: 1. Pink...

My first three homebuilts were named:
1. Pink Peril (for it was perilous to ride)
2. Gearloose (named for Gearloose Goose due to it's ungainly appearance)
3. Yellerthang (for it is VERY yeller!)
...
04-13-02, 05:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 826
Posted By Nobby

I had real problems with numbness and pain but...

I had real problems with numbness and pain but when it passed (after a ride), like Chewa, I was rewarded. I tried for a long time to adjust my bike to fit but nothing worked, neither did a number of...
04-13-02, 04:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,208
Posted By Nobby

My first homebuilt. I don't want to call...

My first homebuilt. I don't want to call Alisters "ugly"...but I do want to claim that mine is uglier!

I've moved on since this attempt...

http://www.telusplanet.net/public/aww/bill/bike4-s.jpg
01-31-02, 11:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,679
Posted By Nobby

The corner of Portage & Main in Winterpeg is the...

The corner of Portage & Main in Winterpeg is the source of that bitter wind which the Americans call the "Canadian Clipper." (and you all thought it was a natural occurence) One of Canada's...
Forum: Recumbent
01-24-02, 04:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,244
Posted By Nobby

Couldn't agree with you more, bentrox. :thumbup:...

Couldn't agree with you more, bentrox. :thumbup: Bents are cool, period! When it comes to pass that they are more affordable, I'm certain that we'll see lots more of them on the streets. Look at...
01-22-02, 07:18 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,706
Posted By Nobby

Is there room for one more? My personal...

Is there room for one more?

My personal opinion, and of course that's all it is, is that the wearing of the 'whole package' (colour co-ordinated clothing with factory logos and what have you)...
01-20-02, 01:02 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By Nobby

:blush: Now if I had read all of the messages...

:blush: Now if I had read all of the messages before posting my last...but NOOOOOO....

I did the post because the chat won't open for me either, and I don't have a clue as to why. I'm on a...
01-20-02, 12:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,052
Posted By Nobby

As an alternative, we could create a chat channel...

As an alternative, we could create a chat channel in IRC on a chat network of our choice. As a somewhat reformed chat addict, I highly recommend Superchat (www.superchat.org). It has a web chat...
Forum: Recumbent
01-18-02, 05:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,998
Posted By Nobby

Andre; There are a LOT of trikers out there...

Andre;
There are a LOT of trikers out there commuting (a lot is a relative term of course...there aren't really a "lot" of trikes). I recommend that you check out the ihpva trikes mailing list. ...
01-16-02, 09:45 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 996
Posted By Nobby

There are those out there who consider me to be...

There are those out there who consider me to be a rubber dip. I cannot, however, be bought. On the other hand...I can be rented! I'm not sure about doing clamps though.
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