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11-28-07, 01:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,512
Posted By Pajaro

What an unfortunate report. Condolences to his...

What an unfortunate report.
Condolences to his surviving friends & family.

:(
Forum: Foo
11-28-07, 01:26 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 840
Posted By Pajaro

Sounds like a regional bus service will be your...

Sounds like a regional bus service will be your best bet, or even a Greyhound trip. Greyhound has roundtrip rates around $75.00/person if purchased in advance.
Do any of the ski areas offer...
Forum: Foo
11-28-07, 01:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By Pajaro

Ouch. Maybe some workouts in the pool as an...

Ouch. Maybe some workouts in the pool as an option?
11-28-07, 01:17 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,694
Posted By Pajaro

You look great, keep up the excellent work! A...

You look great, keep up the excellent work! A poster made note about energy bars, gels, drinks and things like that on rides. I usually opt for plain water since it seems to just work better with...
11-28-07, 01:02 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pajaro

x136, excellent point. I use the more-secure...

x136, excellent point. I use the more-secure clamp on my around-town bike and simply use the clip if I'm out training and think I might not quite make it back before nightfall.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-07, 12:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pajaro

It's all a matter of time dedicated to practicing...

It's all a matter of time dedicated to practicing on the rollers.
I eventually reached the point where I could swap out of a damp tee-shirt into a nice dry one while remaining on the rollers.
11-28-07, 12:56 AM
Replies: 703
Views: 853,560
Posted By Pajaro

These e-bikes are sweet, they would make for a...

These e-bikes are sweet, they would make for a dream commute when a little more speed is needed and/or mandated.
11-28-07, 12:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 611
Posted By Pajaro

Go for the easy-to-remove-and-lubricate items...

Go for the easy-to-remove-and-lubricate items first like pedals. Sounds reverberate and transfer all over bicycles...so what sounds like a bottom bracket creak could easily be from the saddle.
11-28-07, 12:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By Pajaro

If a new headset is being installed, that...

If a new headset is being installed, that requires tools that many won't have in a home workshop. A new bottom bracket is also best for a good mechanic.
Most shops would remove a freewheel from...
11-28-07, 12:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,097
Posted By Pajaro

How are these tires if the roadways are...

How are these tires if the roadways are eventually plowed or the weather warms during the day and they mostly cleared of snow/ice/slush?
Are the studs exceptionally slippery against the hard...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-07, 12:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,785
Posted By Pajaro

.. * mountainbike riding on the trails since...

..
* mountainbike riding on the trails since it tends to be warmer in the woods with less wind
* roadbike riding as long as there is no ice on the asphalt
* weightlifting and treadmill running...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-07, 12:25 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pajaro

StanSeven, my technique has been to fill the...

StanSeven, my technique has been to fill the bladder most of the way full with a couple of CamelBak Elixir tablets tossed inside.
Place it in the freezer overnight to create a huge block of ice,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-07, 12:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 716
Posted By Pajaro

It seems like it would permit a decent amount of...

It seems like it would permit a decent amount of "good" flex.
11-28-07, 12:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 654
Posted By Pajaro

tntom, which model did you pick in the end?

tntom, which model did you pick in the end?
Forum: Foo
11-28-07, 12:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,334
Posted By Pajaro

Thank goodness for that fantastic dog! Best...

Thank goodness for that fantastic dog! Best wishes for the health of you and your family.
Forum: Commuting
11-28-07, 12:10 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,494
Posted By Pajaro

One must also factor the facilities at their...

One must also factor the facilities at their place of employment. Indoor racks and storage areas for bicycles? Showers and locker rooms? How "dressed" does one need to be as an employee? Things...
Forum: Commuting
11-28-07, 12:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By Pajaro

The top picture has a vague firefighter look to...

The top picture has a vague firefighter look to it!
11-28-07, 12:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,130
Posted By Pajaro

Planet Bike Superflash is a fantastic, low-cost...

Planet Bike Superflash is a fantastic, low-cost piece of safety equipment. Go for it!
Forum: Commuting
11-27-07, 11:02 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,639
Posted By Pajaro

Perhaps it is time to reconsider the quality of...

Perhaps it is time to reconsider the quality of this investment? Why purchase a house that would likely be difficult to sell one day?
Forum: Commuting
11-27-07, 10:55 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,639
Posted By Pajaro

Firearms are manufactured from genuine metal,...

Firearms are manufactured from genuine metal, typically stainless steel in the models of higher quality.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 10:36 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pajaro

Sirrus Rider, good points.

Sirrus Rider, good points.
11-27-07, 10:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,247
Posted By Pajaro

Looks like a great place to sharpen the...

Looks like a great place to sharpen the mountainbike skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 10:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,330
Posted By Pajaro

Miles because I live in the United States. If I...

Miles because I live in the United States. If I lived someplace that designated distance in kilometers, I would use that system.
Forum: Foo
11-27-07, 10:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Pajaro

It could have also been The Gap Band...

It could have also been The Gap Band (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTo7BXlqcHs) you're thinking about...
Forum: Foo
11-27-07, 10:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 587
Posted By Pajaro

Pink

Pink
Forum: Foo
11-27-07, 10:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 454
Posted By Pajaro

Go with simple oil & vinegar. Natural, healthy,...

Go with simple oil & vinegar. Natural, healthy, and you know the precise amount of each you're using.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 10:00 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pajaro

Yikes! :eek:

Yikes! :eek:
11-27-07, 09:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 902
Posted By Pajaro

f-a-n-t-a-s-t-i-c!

f-a-n-t-a-s-t-i-c!
Forum: Foo
11-27-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,194
Posted By Pajaro

Michigander, sorry to hear you were the victim of...

Michigander, sorry to hear you were the victim of racist shopowners. That is unfortunate.
Forum: Triathlon
11-27-07, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 696
Posted By Pajaro

If you win they certainly won't recognize you as...

If you win they certainly won't recognize you as the winner, that's for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 05:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 726
Posted By Pajaro

A friend of mine had an Ofmega Mistral crank on...

A friend of mine had an Ofmega Mistral crank on his bicycle that looked pretty cool back in the day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 05:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pajaro

If one drinks a full 100-ounce bladder of water,...

If one drinks a full 100-ounce bladder of water, one will eventually wish stop to relieve their bladder! :)

If on my roadbike in a very remote part of the country in extremely hot weather...I'll...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 03:52 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,312
Posted By Pajaro

The simple reason roadies favor bottles over a...

The simple reason roadies favor bottles over a CamelBak is that there are typically plenty of stores at which to stop to replenish supplies if needed. If one is planning several hours in the woods,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-07, 03:41 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,842
Posted By Pajaro

" ________ is a sockpuppet!"

" ________ is a sockpuppet!"
Forum: Commuting
11-27-07, 02:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,010
Posted By Pajaro

Best wishes that it doesn't happen again. Lots...

Best wishes that it doesn't happen again. Lots of people out and about on bicycles in the Netherlands.
11-27-07, 01:52 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,113
Posted By Pajaro

Hammerfest on known hills with known manhole...

Hammerfest on known hills with known manhole covers, grates, places for loose gravel. A little more conservatism is exhibited on unfamiliar downhill stretches.
11-27-07, 01:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,097
Posted By Pajaro

Dead Dog...they don't mess around with those...

Dead Dog...they don't mess around with those trail names up there. :)
11-27-07, 01:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,499
Posted By Pajaro

As long as your body is used to smoothly absorb...

As long as your body is used to smoothly absorb the impact and the bicycle isn't forced to take a huge hit that reverberates through the wheels and frame, you're definitely reducing the...
11-27-07, 01:31 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,097
Posted By Pajaro

Great pictures to see when it's dark and gloomy...

Great pictures to see when it's dark and gloomy outside and keeping the inspiration levels up!
11-26-07, 11:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,601
Posted By Pajaro

If a person manages to bridge up to me and is...

If a person manages to bridge up to me and is just seeking a breather in the draft, it really doesn't impact me one way or the other.
11-26-07, 11:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,499
Posted By Pajaro

Your bike should remain diggle-free if you're...

Your bike should remain diggle-free if you're only riding off standard-height curbs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-07, 11:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,247
Posted By Pajaro

Campagnolo does not have weight limits for their...

Campagnolo does not have weight limits for their wheelsets. You'll be absolutely fine at 210 pounds on those wheels.
Forum: Commuting
11-26-07, 11:39 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 4,639
Posted By Pajaro

Hopefully this thread won't get kicked over to...

Hopefully this thread won't get kicked over to P&R because it mentioned firearms.
11-26-07, 11:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,003
Posted By Pajaro

Yes, recalling my early days of riding and the...

Yes, recalling my early days of riding and the classic vented Detto Pietro shoes with the slotted cleats for my Campagnolo Superleggera pedals with Campagnolo toe clips and laminated Alfredo Binda...
11-26-07, 11:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By Pajaro

* What month of the year? * What geographical...

* What month of the year?
* What geographical location?
* Who are the targeted ride participants?
11-26-07, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By Pajaro

Definitely contact Steve Hampsten...

Definitely contact Steve Hampsten (http://www.Hampsten.com) to get pointed in the right direction.
11-26-07, 11:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,504
Posted By Pajaro

Opt for a unique Calfee Design or wonderful...

Opt for a unique Calfee Design or wonderful Parlee Cycles frameset and rider weight won't even be an issue.
Forum: Foo
11-26-07, 11:10 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,001
Posted By Pajaro

Trek Antelope from twenty years ago.

Trek Antelope from twenty years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-07, 11:05 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,842
Posted By Pajaro

ftw

ftw
11-26-07, 10:52 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,170
Posted By Pajaro

Might makes right. A 4000-pound vehicle built of...

Might makes right. A 4000-pound vehicle built of steel, aluminum, rubber, plastic, and glass "calls the shots" as far as I'm concerned. Best wishes for a speedy and full recovery.
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