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08-24-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,666
Posted By Ubie

We just recently got my 7 year old a Giant XTC Jr...

We just recently got my 7 year old a Giant XTC Jr 20. It's a 7 speed and he can't quite gather the hand strength to go down in gears so we leave it in 4th for the most part. Cost is about $230...
08-24-14, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,476
Posted By Ubie

Be sure to check with some of the biggies like...

Be sure to check with some of the biggies like Trek and Giant. I know both of those dealers in my area offer a trade in program in kids bikes. For Giant is is 50% of the original purchase price...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-14, 10:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,269
Posted By Ubie

10.09mi on the usual route this morning with...

10.09mi on the usual route this morning with ~500' of climb. Finally crossed 40mph on the downhill, w00t!
06-25-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 652
Posted By Ubie

Can you post more pics? Maybe there's a quirk to...

Can you post more pics? Maybe there's a quirk to the frame that can help identify?
06-25-14, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Ubie

130 stolen bicycles recovered in Marin County, CA

Title gives most of the info, article at SFgate:



Entire article here:
130 stolen bicycles recovered in Marin County raid - Crime Scene...
06-22-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 664
Posted By Ubie

Garmin Forerunnder 410 paired with GSC 10

Did a search of the forums and couldn't find an answer, so hoping someone here with this setup can help me out.

I recently lost my Cateye Astale 8 headunit. I have a Garmin Forerunner 410 that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-14, 08:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,030
Posted By Ubie

75k in the Palo Alto Tour de Cure. Nice ride,...

75k in the Palo Alto Tour de Cure. Nice ride, went fairly slow to enjoy the ride with a friend that has diabetes.

Super friendly rider saved my tail at about the 38mi mark when I bonked in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,188
Posted By Ubie

There used to be an under $700 road bike thread...

There used to be an under $700 road bike thread on here that was had a ton of useful information, but it seems to have disappeared. Anybody know what happened to or have a link to where it lives now?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-14, 10:56 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,975
Posted By Ubie

#4...

#4 (http://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)
Forum: Foo
05-31-14, 08:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 800
Posted By Ubie

Mostly I find it easier to run on the street to...

Mostly I find it easier to run on the street to avoid walking pedestrians. I'm in a vaguely suburban area where the streets are plenty wide enough to ensure I'm safely out of the way of the oncoming...
05-29-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 931
Posted By Ubie

I'll be there, doing the 75k. Looks to be...

I'll be there, doing the 75k. Looks to be moderately hilly, the 75k at least has something like 2700' of elevation gain.
07-25-09, 12:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Ubie

Other than stop signs and redlights no stops or...

Other than stop signs and redlights no stops or breaks on today's ride. Never used the granny gear (close, but this is for *small* milestones) and added about 1.5mi to my usual route...
Forum: Foo
07-19-09, 09:45 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 466
Posted By Ubie

What you can afford. When one couple of our...

What you can afford. When one couple of our friends got married we gave them $100. When another couple got married and we were in a better financial position they got $500 (hey, they're good...
07-19-09, 12:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Ubie

Did you run in to Mr.s Todd? I hear she knows of...

Did you run in to Mr.s Todd? I hear she knows of some pretty amazing shortcuts. Just be carefull of those trees, I hear they like to snatch hats and I would assume helmets as well!


(If any...
07-19-09, 11:58 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 40,863
Posted By Ubie

Performance Bikes on Brannan in SF today: Walked...

Performance Bikes on Brannan in SF today: Walked in the door and was handed a $20 certificate, spun a wheel and was given $5 more. Everything in the store was on sale, with an additional 15% on top...
07-19-09, 11:54 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 942
Posted By Ubie

I specifically chose my regular route because of...

I specifically chose my regular route because of the prevailing winds. Headwinds on the way out, glorious tailwind on the way home :thumb:
07-18-09, 12:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By Ubie

Small Milestones Thread.

No, it's not a big deal but I managed my 20mi ride up and over Golden Gate Bridge today without walking up any of the hills. That one coming from the east in to Ft. Mason especially is a bear!
...
Forum: Foo
07-16-09, 10:17 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,613
Posted By Ubie

My two year old will not take his off. ...

My two year old will not take his off. Personally, I like my Keen H2s
07-12-09, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Ubie

To the best of my knowledge Garmin software does...

To the best of my knowledge Garmin software does not measure elevation changes, do TomTom or GPSmeter?
07-11-09, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Ubie

GPS Windows 6.1 mobile?

Hey all. Just getting back in to cycling. I have a windows mobile 6.1 smart phone with gps and i'm trying to find a good low cost (free would be nice :thumb:) gps program that will do the following...
09-05-08, 11:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,193
Posted By Ubie

And qualifies for an extra 10% off, very tempting...

And qualifies for an extra 10% off, very tempting at $80!
09-01-08, 06:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,193
Posted By Ubie

Nashbar Kid Karriage

Does anyone here have experience or an objective review of the Nashbar Kid Karriage? I'd like to pick up a trailer for my 17mo old to ride with me, but don't have much $$. Here's a link:...
Forum: Foo
06-08-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 642
Posted By Ubie

Tagalog is *very* similar to Spanish. The ladies...

Tagalog is *very* similar to Spanish. The ladies in my office speak it all the time and i've had no troubel picking it up, although i can't speak it.
Forum: Foo
07-24-06, 04:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By Ubie

That's immediately what popped into my head too :)

That's immediately what popped into my head too :)
Forum: Foo
07-24-06, 04:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 200
Posted By Ubie

Hydrogen powered car

My geek sense is tingling:

http://www.horizonfuelcell.com/buynow.php


and all for only $110 shipped!
Forum: Foo
07-18-06, 02:27 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,533
Posted By Ubie

Cheer up Emo kid. ...

Cheer up Emo kid.








I love that sticker...
Forum: Foo
07-04-06, 06:54 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,386
Posted By Ubie

Worst ad of the year? Hands down Pepsi's 'Brown...

Worst ad of the year? Hands down Pepsi's 'Brown and Bubbly' ads from the Super Bowl. Yeah, let's have our softdrink remind consumers of explosive diarrhea.
Forum: Foo
04-28-06, 06:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 595
Posted By Ubie

Or we could go the anti-Chipper Jones route and...

Or we could go the anti-Chipper Jones route and call you Lawrence.
Forum: Foo
04-27-06, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 591
Posted By Ubie

I would have done better, but well, when they...

I would have done better, but well, when they start killing people for being too dumb to live, i'm going to be just below the cut-off :)
Forum: Foo
04-27-06, 09:51 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 897
Posted By Ubie

I think 1230/1600 (or 1280) back in early...

I think 1230/1600 (or 1280) back in early '94/late '93. I know i took the last test before they readjusted the average to 1000. i do remember i was 91st percentile.
Forum: Foo
04-25-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 284
Posted By Ubie

Nielson sends out questionairres (sp?). they use...

Nielson sends out questionairres (sp?). they use that as a sample to extrapolate how many homes are watching a show.
Forum: Foo
04-24-06, 09:53 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,953
Posted By Ubie

Kittens as art: ...

Kittens as art:
http://def.con.ca/bonsaikitten/bkguestbook.html
Forum: Foo
04-23-06, 07:51 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 666
Posted By Ubie

Oh man, i have a ton of stupid scars: 1)...

Oh man, i have a ton of stupid scars:

1) Basket weaving. I have a divot taken out of my ankle, i was cutting a reed and sliced myself

2) Pool cleaning. I was carrying a pool vacuum back to...
Forum: Foo
04-23-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Ubie

A bunch of us rented a Uhaul truck and went to...

A bunch of us rented a Uhaul truck and went to the prom in that. Thew two couches, a rolling ottoman and a mechanics droplight in the back and we were good to go (15 of us in the back, two up front...
Forum: Foo
04-17-06, 08:04 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ubie

Well, no, you're not right. First off, Celts and...

Well, no, you're not right. First off, Celts and Germanic tribes did quite a bit of tattooing. I was able to find that with less than two seconds of searching. I'm fairly certain that i could look...
Forum: Foo
04-17-06, 06:07 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ubie

Is it a fad if it's been around much longer than...

Is it a fad if it's been around much longer than we have written history? Wouldn't that make it the anti-fad? One would think a fad would be something like the feathered hair of the 70's, not...
Forum: Foo
04-11-06, 05:43 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By Ubie

It's algebra, obviously it's high school...

It's algebra, obviously it's high school material. I'm also pretty sure phantom is in HS, and that most people on the planet couldn't solve a quadradic equation if their life depended on it.

...
Forum: Foo
04-06-06, 09:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 815
Posted By Ubie

bah, my post seems to have been deleted, and i...

bah, my post seems to have been deleted, and i didn't do it!
Forum: Foo
04-03-06, 06:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 437
Posted By Ubie

I've been to the dr. once in 11 years. Had an...

I've been to the dr. once in 11 years. Had an ear infection and the woman made me go. waste of time and money. told the doc i couldn't take penicillan derivative antibiotics, he *swore* what he...
Forum: Foo
03-16-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By Ubie

You realize Joe is gonna come in, post something...

You realize Joe is gonna come in, post something like 'Booga booga booga' and that'll be the end of things, right?
i think there's only like one user number below his, and iirc it was the guy who...
Forum: Foo
03-16-06, 01:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,105
Posted By Ubie

I believe (or have found in my experience) that a...

I believe (or have found in my experience) that a tear/eye tattoo is for lost/dead children. All of the people i have known with that tattoo either had been forced to give children up for adoption...
Forum: Foo
03-15-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 752
Posted By Ubie

Ha ha suckers! I'm moving to SF and even...

Ha ha suckers! I'm moving to SF and even convinced my job to transfer me! No more NYC for me! muhahahahaha!

oh, wait, SF is just as expensive as NYC, and i own a car so that's another expense......
Forum: Foo
03-14-06, 11:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 209
Posted By Ubie

I'm sorry, this thread constitutes baiting! oh,...

I'm sorry, this thread constitutes baiting! oh, and happy birthday :)
Forum: Foo
03-11-06, 11:38 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 223
Posted By Ubie

Bike Bling

LED patterns for your bike wheels. I personally like the ghostie from Pac Man.



http://www.ladyada.net/make/spokepov/
Forum: Foo
03-10-06, 01:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 615
Posted By Ubie

Wait a minute! i'm already living in sin, don't i...

Wait a minute! i'm already living in sin, don't i get to spoon w/my GF in hell? What level of hell do i need to be at to make this happen? I mean richard simmons is awfully feminine and all, but...
Forum: Foo
03-10-06, 11:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 615
Posted By Ubie

Well, there are other factors of course; living...

Well, there are other factors of course; living in sin, moving to the 'gay hippie capital of the world', disbelief in a christian creator, the list goes on :) And let's face it, there's no choice...
Forum: Foo
03-10-06, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 215
Posted By Ubie

There was something in the UK about trademark...

There was something in the UK about trademark infringement i think, so google had to use 'GoogleMail' instead of 'GMail' there?
Forum: Foo
03-10-06, 11:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 615
Posted By Ubie

I am far too much of a 'Bear' to be considered...

I am far too much of a 'Bear' to be considered metrosexual (well, 'Bear' minus the whole physical attraction to men part anyway, heh). Besides, i'm in NYC (where do you think Harlem is, anyway?),...
Forum: Foo
03-10-06, 06:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 926
Posted By Ubie

Some pretty big baseball fans here in the office,...

Some pretty big baseball fans here in the office, and virtually no chatter about it at all. Just those 'heh, be funny if the US gets bounced in the first round' quips after we got spanked by our...
Forum: Foo
03-10-06, 06:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 615
Posted By Ubie

Am i now considered a bad person?

I am moving to SF at the end of April. I recently purchased a 1999 Jeep Cherokee (XJ). I needed something to pull a trailer for the move (3000mi+), and then also figured a 4x4 would be good for...
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