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09-13-12, 05:56 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,584
Posted By maddyfish

I have a 1957 vintage bicycle license on my daily...

I have a 1957 vintage bicycle license on my daily rider, it is kind of classic
09-06-12, 07:35 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,081
Posted By maddyfish

Maybe if most cyclist didn't ride like idiots...

Maybe if most cyclist didn't ride like idiots this would not be the case?? Any chance of that?
Forum: Commuting
09-02-12, 06:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 656
Posted By maddyfish

Be tough, NEVER, EVER push your bike. If you cant...

Be tough, NEVER, EVER push your bike. If you cant ride it up a hill, CARRY it.
09-02-12, 03:36 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,579
Posted By maddyfish

For me a test every 2/4 years, including written,...

For me a test every 2/4 years, including written, driving and eye test, would do the trick.
08-31-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,812
Posted By maddyfish

This is actually much more civil and thoughful...

This is actually much more civil and thoughful that I expected from BF congrats all.
08-31-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,812
Posted By maddyfish

Given the lack of info at this point, one thing...

Given the lack of info at this point, one thing can certainly be learned from this: if you are involved in a crash with a car on your bike, do not physically attack the driver of the car.
08-31-12, 07:06 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,812
Posted By maddyfish

Hard to say, beaten to death? Sexually assaulted...

Hard to say, beaten to death? Sexually assaulted in the mouth? For it to be a legal shoot, the attacker must have ability to do severe harm , opportunity to do severe harm, and intention to do severe...
08-30-12, 03:32 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,796
Posted By maddyfish

This is unfortunate. I ride in that area weekly...

This is unfortunate. I ride in that area weekly and believe I have seen this bike and rider before.
08-30-12, 03:30 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,812
Posted By maddyfish

Humm, need more info. Certainly the driver will...

Humm, need more info. Certainly the driver will regret the killing, but there is every possibility that this is a justified killing in self defense.
08-05-09, 09:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,155
Posted By maddyfish

Well maybe they walking to use their phones or to...

Well maybe they walking to use their phones or to talk?

Now that being said, my daughters blast past a bunch of bike pushing boys going up the big hill to school. But my daughters are in fine...
08-05-09, 09:15 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,600
Posted By maddyfish

I dislike stop sign runners -got hit by one a...

I dislike stop sign runners -got hit by one a couple years ago- luckily only he was seriously hurt-

but, I will have to disagree with your statement.

Every single car on the road breaks the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 633
Posted By maddyfish

I think the long term durability of these set ups...

I think the long term durability of these set ups is yet to be determined.

I used to work for Toyota USA, you know what they called the first product year buyers? They called them the R&D...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-09, 09:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,893
Posted By maddyfish

I had synvisc 3 months ago, and my knee feels...

I had synvisc 3 months ago, and my knee feels better than it has in years. In fact it feels good enough now that I notice the minor pain from the 'good' knee.
08-03-09, 11:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By maddyfish

Noooo, we can be sure that if the guy knew he was...

Noooo, we can be sure that if the guy knew he was going to be hit, he would not have gone through, hence we can assume he did not know he was going to be hit, therefore it is likely he 'knew' he...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,780
Posted By maddyfish

+1 I am not super fast downhills, or on flat...

+1 I am not super fast downhills, or on flat ground for that matter. But I am pretty strong up really steep hills. Love it. Love leaving (better?) riders behind because they can't take the pain, or...
08-03-09, 04:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,052
Posted By maddyfish

Markwebb- I do a fair bit of cycling in...

Markwebb- I do a fair bit of cycling in Louisville and find it wonderful to ride. No troubles.


Although I have never encountered a suspended license, dui idiot while in Louisville
08-03-09, 04:55 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,916
Posted By maddyfish

I will bet you this rider 'knew' it was...

I will bet you this rider 'knew' it was safe--right up until the time he was hit.
08-02-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 520
Posted By maddyfish

Regular shoes work ok on my frogs.

Regular shoes work ok on my frogs.
08-02-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By maddyfish

Almost every place that I have been with a bike...

Almost every place that I have been with a bike path. I have not been to Berkeley.

DO a search, it is not hard to find anecdotes of problems on bike paths.
08-02-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 3,181
Posted By maddyfish

37 mph on my country ride

37 mph on my country ride
08-02-09, 01:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,764
Posted By maddyfish

29.12 miles took a country ride.

29.12 miles took a country ride.
08-02-09, 01:02 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,533
Posted By maddyfish

I suspect that helmets save a few lives by their...

I suspect that helmets save a few lives by their use. Mostly children.

But I suspect many, many, many more cycling deaths are averted because people who do not want to wear helmets simply give up...
08-01-09, 07:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 967
Posted By maddyfish

Likethe other thread your bicycle streets will...

Likethe other thread your bicycle streets will quickly include strollers, dog walkers, skaters, and then have a 10 mph speed limit before you know it.
08-01-09, 07:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,475
Posted By maddyfish

I think most agree that the limits on these MUPs...

I think most agree that the limits on these MUPs is fine, so long as that is not the only place bikes are permitted to ride. Lots of bike advocates have that in mind- completely separate bike...
08-01-09, 08:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 549
Posted By maddyfish

Go to a bank, tell them you want a prepaid credit...

Go to a bank, tell them you want a prepaid credit card. Your bank may have preset amounts-20 25 50 100 dollars, or you may be able to name your amount. Either way, then you have a credit card that...
07-30-09, 09:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By maddyfish

I cant even get Universal Sports in Fl. so I...

I cant even get Universal Sports in Fl. so I doubt you can get it Australia
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-09, 02:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By maddyfish

no I got the joke, it just wasn't funny

no I got the joke, it just wasn't funny
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-09, 02:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By maddyfish

out on the market

out on the market
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 966
Posted By maddyfish

What is the big deal about hidden cables? They...

What is the big deal about hidden cables? They have been out for several years.
Forum: Commuting
07-30-09, 01:14 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,454
Posted By maddyfish

It is the new ice age that I was taught all about...

It is the new ice age that I was taught all about in the late 70s. Now they are teaching that it is getting warmer or something. In 10 years they'll teach that the sky is turning purple or some...
07-30-09, 01:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,475
Posted By maddyfish

I have no problem with a speed limit 10 15...

I have no problem with a speed limit 10 15 whatever on these MUPS. The problem is, when cities have must-use laws that the mup must be ridden instead of the road if it rusn parallel to the road. So,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 11:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,178
Posted By maddyfish

Does that Scott have a replaceable rear...

Does that Scott have a replaceable rear derailleur hanger?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 11:06 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,588
Posted By maddyfish

Tell that to millions of riders in Europe.

Tell that to millions of riders in Europe.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 11:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 559
Posted By maddyfish

Is that what it looked like the whole way???...

Is that what it looked like the whole way??? Looks like a wasteland.
07-29-09, 11:00 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,940
Posted By maddyfish

You realized that a helmet is meaningless at this...

You realized that a helmet is meaningless at this speed right? At best they are good for "oops I fell over in the driveway"
07-29-09, 10:58 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,940
Posted By maddyfish

MAybe, but I have only personally know one person...

MAybe, but I have only personally know one person killed on a bike. On a bike path.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 10:43 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,588
Posted By maddyfish

No, but I have seen a very bad accident caused by...

No, but I have seen a very bad accident caused by a helmet. On a group ride, a gal who had been riding to close to the edge of the road all night finally got it. A tree limb into her helmet strap,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,588
Posted By maddyfish

Again you are overestimating the effects of a...

Again you are overestimating the effects of a styrofoam hat. A styrofoam hat is totally useless in this situation.
07-29-09, 10:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,649
Posted By maddyfish

If you are tied to the Walmart bike, here is the...

If you are tied to the Walmart bike, here is the $132 one http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=8399245 that was mentioned above.

I have looked at it and it is not bad. Decent for...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-09, 10:30 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,829
Posted By maddyfish

I have one $4 from Harbour Freight, I wear it at...

I have one $4 from Harbour Freight, I wear it at night when I ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,588
Posted By maddyfish

Reading this thread I think a lot of you...

Reading this thread I think a lot of you seriously over estimate the abilities of a little styrofoam hat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-09, 08:37 PM
Replies: 587
Views: 19,588
Posted By maddyfish

I do not wear a helmet for my commute. Less than...

I do not wear a helmet for my commute. Less than a mile.

I wear a helmet most of the time when road biking, but on long, hot climbs often take it off and hang it on the left brake lever for the...
Forum: Commuting
07-29-09, 08:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 841
Posted By maddyfish

I have a Huffy track bike from the 80's. Well...

I have a Huffy track bike from the 80's. Well just a frame, but it is very well made and I would consider it vintage.

I assume somebody else made it for them.
07-29-09, 01:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,751
Posted By maddyfish

Agree with a lot of what you have said. But I...

Agree with a lot of what you have said. But I hear this a lot in relation to bike lanes--that getting more people cycling will encourage even more to cycle. I dont buy it.

When you see a traffic...
07-29-09, 09:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,627
Posted By maddyfish

DO you do any group rides?

DO you do any group rides?
07-29-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,308
Posted By maddyfish

1. relax 2. stay aware 3. be 'big'-- those of...

1. relax
2. stay aware
3. be 'big'-- those of you who do not understand this one, probably never will
4. don't hide at the edge of the road, cars don't see things over there
5. be visible, i.e....
07-28-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,627
Posted By maddyfish

Obviously you are a very slow climber. These guys...

Obviously you are a very slow climber. These guys climb in the 10-17 mph range. A draft is of great assistance at those ranges.
07-28-09, 08:36 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,433
Posted By maddyfish

He has won 7 TDF. He should be arrogant. He...

He has won 7 TDF. He should be arrogant. He brings attention, and money to the sport. In this country and a lot of the world cycling, at least in pro cycling, does revolve around him.

If he shows...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-09, 03:18 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,173
Posted By maddyfish

I have a very small pump, works well, has been...

I have a very small pump, works well, has been used 10-15 times over the years. No need to buy replacement cartridges for it. I think I'll keep it.
07-28-09, 01:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,878
Posted By maddyfish

Maybe Conti and A. Schleck will be dis qualified....

Maybe Conti and A. Schleck will be dis qualified. That would be funny. LAnce backs into an 8th TDF
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