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Forum: Commuting
05-02-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,628
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Re: Frame splitting. Thatís been a big roadblock...

Re: Frame splitting. Thatís been a big roadblock to me getting a belt drive. I do like my IGH (shimano 8 speed) that is quiet and low maintenance with a chain drive but a belt would be better. Why...
Forum: Touring
04-20-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,794
Posted By Joe Bikerider

According to the TV news (KTVU) this morning the...

According to the TV news (KTVU) this morning the road will open this Friday at noon. That would be the 23rd. Enjoy!
04-15-21, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 643
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Rider killed in Layafette

This happened a couple days ago but this is the only link I got:

https://news24-680.com/2021/04/14/mount-diablo-power-rider-joe-shami-dies-after-lafayette-road-collision/

Maybe someone can find...
04-14-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,246
Posted By Joe Bikerider

When I bought my Della Santa in (about 1992) it...

When I bought my Della Santa in (about 1992) it included a fit. It was really good and I was riding pretty fast on that set up. Especially up hill. That was when I was 40 years old. But fits donít...
04-10-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,510
Posted By Joe Bikerider

This article says the road will be open at the...

This article says the road will be open at the end of April:

https://www.ukiahdailyjournal.com/2021/04/08/big-sur-highway-1-at-rat-creek-to-reopen-by-april-30-after-washout/

Enjoy
04-08-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 85
Igh
Views: 3,486
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I ride my Shimano 8 speed IGH bike regularly. I...

I ride my Shimano 8 speed IGH bike regularly. I bought it because maintenance is minimal and it has adequate gears. It doesnít use oil, a special grease. Iíve overhauled it twice in five years an...
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 688
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Yea!

Yea!
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 965
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I oftentimes eat my mid-ride snack at the local...

I oftentimes eat my mid-ride snack at the local park with a disc golf course. From chatting with those guys I have learned that the discs can be purchased pretty cheaply from the local used sporting...
Forum: Foo
04-02-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,252
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Hey Trackman, I think you better check your map. ...

Hey Trackman, I think you better check your map. The Velo Center is in Carson California. Like south of LA. Carson City is in Nevada East of Lake Tahoe. Good luck.
Forum: Foo
03-29-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 570
Views: 49,437
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Thatís so true, I often ride my bike to do...

Thatís so true, I often ride my bike to do errands. One morning I went into my bank in my tights and there was a little girl there in her tutu ( with her mom ). I canít remember exactly how this...
03-16-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,936
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Despite all your squawking it is good news that...

Despite all your squawking it is good news that John Kerry (another bike rider) is in the current administration. Heís very tall and has been riding for a long time. Fully recovered now as they say.
Forum: Foo
03-13-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,102
Posted By Joe Bikerider

There are tons of different vaccination buttons...

There are tons of different vaccination buttons available on Amazon. Or go to the local flea market button booth and get one made for you. Thatís what Iíll be doing tomorrow. I mean after my second...
03-06-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,788
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I disagree. I think cycling should be simple. I...

I disagree. I think cycling should be simple. I spent many years managing computers systems big and small. I try to keep computers out of my life now. My bike requires no batteries or updates. The...
02-22-21, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,874
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Iíve gone back to riding that street. (McNutt) in...

Iíve gone back to riding that street. (McNutt) in both directions. It really is the best way riding wise to go. No traffic and mostly pleasant otherwise. That day I got bit I really didnít get a good...
02-22-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,263
Posted By Joe Bikerider

my dad would have answered that immediately. He...

my dad would have answered that immediately. He lived through the whole mess. So consider this story. When I was a Peace Corp math teacher in Ghana (1976) the head sent the office assistant over to...
02-22-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 617
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I have noticed the same thing. People are...

I have noticed the same thing. People are friendlier, including me. I even said good morning to that annoying woman who comes to the park and immediately lets her two dogs off their leashes. I mark...
02-21-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,138
Posted By Joe Bikerider

And another rocket too ...

And another rocket too

https://archive.eiffel.com/doc/manuals/technology/contract/ariane/

units matter. Interesting reading for programmers.
02-21-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 843
Posted By Joe Bikerider

you know banana peels are actually very slippery....

you know banana peels are actually very slippery. Some time ago, I stopped at a light and put down my foot down right onto a peel on the ground. Just like in a cartoon my foot slid right out and...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 599
Posted By Joe Bikerider

What does Owsley have to do with Oregon? As far...

What does Owsley have to do with Oregon? As far as I knew he lived in California, like the San Francisco Bay area. Not that I would know directly but his brand of ďproductĒ was certainly well known...
Forum: Foo
02-20-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,915
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Iíve been in similar situations but always came...

Iíve been in similar situations but always came out better. Once I just quit, it was wonderful. Whatever was holding me back was just gone. I felt free. Secondly, I got fired. My boss was not bad, he...
02-11-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,671
Posted By Joe Bikerider

All good reasons I donít use Strava or own any...

All good reasons I donít use Strava or own any fitness devices. Just ride.
02-09-21, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 125,846
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Sorry but when I got home the turkeys were gone....

Sorry but when I got home the turkeys were gone. Maybe all sleeping somewhere after their good feed this morning.
02-08-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 125,846
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I know where a flock of turkeys hang out, in my...

I know where a flock of turkeys hang out, in my yard! This morning I rode out to get a picture but they all scurried away. I know the lady down the street that feeds them so maybe they went down...
02-03-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Me too. A couple recent encounters with...

Me too. A couple recent encounters with emotorcycles may have influenced my answers😀
01-31-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,128
Posted By Joe Bikerider

35F would be my minimum. But really if I look out...

35F would be my minimum. But really if I look out the window and check my phone. I will lay in bed until at least 40F. I mean whatís the big hurry? If the sun is coming up and Iím retired and the...
01-31-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,091
Posted By Joe Bikerider

What I watch on NBCSN is English soccer. And if...

What I watch on NBCSN is English soccer. And if today is any indication Iím screwed. No soccer at all. I did sign up for Peacock since itís offered for free by Comcast but It sucks. As I understand...
01-20-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 510
Posted By Joe Bikerider

On the CCC Canal trail

Just now I was heading west at about Cherry Lane when an electric motorcycle crossed going the other way at a pretty fast speed. I had seen a small white pickup parked at the intersection earlier in...
01-19-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By Joe Bikerider

And speaking of wind, I always check the airport...

And speaking of wind, I always check the airport readings because, well, they actually care. The TV weather people are more focused on temperature but I think wind is important too. And on a couple...
01-19-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,627
Posted By Joe Bikerider

This morning at our local airport (Concord CA)...

This morning at our local airport (Concord CA) they are reporting winds N@20 gusts up to 40. It was pretty hairy out there just now. On the bridge over Treat Blvd I got blown to a stop and walked the...
Forum: Foo
01-09-21, 04:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,026
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Hey, Hondo you might consider changing your...

Hey, Hondo you might consider changing your picture, Iíve heard the government is looking all over for guys wearing horns. I did take your suggestion about beer and then more beer. So I guess Iíll...
12-30-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,980
Views: 580,827
Posted By Joe Bikerider

That amount of water probably damps out the ring....

That amount of water probably damps out the ring. It reminds me of last winter when on a rainy morning I rang my bell when approaching an oncoming group of kids. The bell just went ďclunkĒ. My...
12-28-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I had grabbed this site that I hope may help ...

I had grabbed this site that I hope may help

https://www.bikeradar.com/advice/fitness-and-training/cycling-knee-pain-the-problem-areas/

something to look at.
12-27-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,274
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I asked my dentist and he gave me couple cleaning...

I asked my dentist and he gave me couple cleaning picks. Great for taking off snap rings, like inside IGH. Except they are also great for shooting them across the garage into the ďnever be found...
12-19-20, 12:45 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,155
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Heís a bigwig in the bike world. I am suggesting...

Heís a bigwig in the bike world. I am suggesting that he should have some ideas and do something instead of just floating along and let all us poor riders take the hit. I think that would be called...
12-17-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,155
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Thatís why I brought up this topic. Bike stealing...

Thatís why I brought up this topic. Bike stealing has always been left to the victim. The police have just shrugged it off. And the robbers have been let run free. There have been some half hearted...
12-17-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,227
Posted By Joe Bikerider

To me, sag means come along later and help out as...

To me, sag means come along later and help out as needed. This arrangement was not safe at all. If you look at how races like the TDC are run there are cars ahead and then far behind the riders. If...
12-17-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,155
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I hope this makes Mike Sinyard think at least a...

I hope this makes Mike Sinyard think at least a little about making bikes that are harder to steal. This whole bike stealing thing has gone on long enough. Iíve had 3 bikes stolen in my life. Each...
12-13-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 579
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I am removing my post which doesnít seem very...

I am removing my post which doesnít seem very useful. I looked at the sites for the two shops you mentioned. Blue heron and Cycle monkey. Never heard of either one. But when my Shimano 8 speed hub...
12-10-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,874
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I got bit today

Small black shaggy dog chased me down the street and then nipped on my left ankle.

Iíve been riding on McNutt Ave recently in Walnut Creek to avoid the construction going on a block over for a...
12-08-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,890
Posted By Joe Bikerider

In the meantime we canít go out and swim in slime...

In the meantime we canít go out and swim in slime in hopes of catching up. So get vaccinated already, your anti posts are killing people.
12-06-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,890
Posted By Joe Bikerider

I remember when my American passport would get me...

I remember when my American passport would get me in pretty much anywhere. But now we have generated so many nut cases that It has spoiled all that. I think when the world sees gun toters parading...
12-06-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,103
Posted By Joe Bikerider

The thing is it takes so few non compliant people...

The thing is it takes so few non compliant people to screw it up for everyone. Iím talking about masks, staying home, gatherings etc. The other thing is that the USA is full of people who think non...
12-04-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,883
Posted By Joe Bikerider

It strikes me as odd that a famous bike racer who...

It strikes me as odd that a famous bike racer who was able to go fast (it just gets harder) is now selling machines to help people go fast with less effort. Oh, Greg how little we knew you. The...
12-03-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,957
Posted By Joe Bikerider

LA mayor restricting bicycles

I think this is a first. LA Mayor on December 2 statement. includes

ĒWalking, driving, travel on public transport, bikes, motorcycles and scooters are prohibited, other than for those...
Forum: Commuting
11-25-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,179
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Whatever gets you out the door. Glad to hear of...

Whatever gets you out the door. Glad to hear of you and your daughter enjoyed the bike. When I can get out and step over and go thats a good day.
Forum: Commuting
11-25-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,179
Posted By Joe Bikerider

https://biria.com/bike/eb-lite-8-internal-nexus-8#...

https://biria.com/bike/eb-lite-8-internal-nexus-8#bike-1

i have one of these and love it. They also have other gearing arrangements on the same frame. Enjoy.
11-06-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 125,846
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Maybe too late but in the same line ...

Maybe too late but in the same line


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ab2c44ac_ba88_4da3_b282_52dcc4fe2b0b_cc762253022a98846b7c038ffe0f3c21a07f96c2.jpeg

Sad...
11-02-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 337
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Speaking of beer. I bought three cans of beer and...

Speaking of beer. I bought three cans of beer and wrapped them up into my canvas bag and bungied it up onto my rack. I think the aluminum cans have gotten thinner. At home one of the cans had...
10-24-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1,565
Views: 125,846
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Whereís the picture? No pic, no prize.

Whereís the picture? No pic, no prize.
Forum: Commuting
10-20-20, 11:03 PM
Replies: 614
Views: 115,561
Posted By Joe Bikerider

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California Bay Laurel
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