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Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,305
Posted By PainTrain

I mount my Road Morph on the top tube and it's...

I mount my Road Morph on the top tube and it's not an issue for me. It's not as convenient to put the bike on a stand, no big deal. Oh, also I ride alone and don't care if I look like a fred.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 16,460
Posted By PainTrain

Weighing in for California gold country, east of...

Weighing in for California gold country, east of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada foothills.

Hills of all heights, sunny, good roads and strong cycling community. Bay Area and Tahoe relatively...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-13, 04:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,779
Posted By PainTrain

I augment lights with some SOLAS tape. Ride...

I augment lights with some SOLAS tape. Ride almost exclusively at night.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,298
Posted By PainTrain

MJ-808e bar mounted, PDW Danger Zone rear blinky,...

MJ-808e bar mounted, PDW Danger Zone rear blinky, and a lot of reflective tape on the frame. I ride primarily at night on suburban/exurban roads.
08-12-12, 11:27 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,464
Posted By PainTrain

It seems for every "support your LBS" post there...

It seems for every "support your LBS" post there is a countering post about an a-hole working in a bike shop. They certainly don't help themselves with that attitude.

My ride this evening: 25.4...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-12, 06:23 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,144
Posted By PainTrain

I used to commute on a popular MUP that goes...

I used to commute on a popular MUP that goes around a lake used heavily for NCAA crew events. When the local crew would be out jogging, they would pass the word "Bike!" up the line to alert those...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-12, 10:21 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,633
Posted By PainTrain

Before reading that I could have just replaced...

Before reading that I could have just replaced the pads on my Tektro brakes I upgraded the front to 105. Holy crap what a difference. I have to brake with a light touch now, the 105's are capable of...
07-31-12, 10:58 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,275
Posted By PainTrain

I would like to think my muscle mass skews my...

I would like to think my muscle mass skews my BMI. But when I'm in a 34" waist pair of pants I'll know I'm thin again.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-12, 02:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,151
Posted By PainTrain

Excellent resource, the late great Sheldon Brown....

Excellent resource, the late great Sheldon Brown.

http://sheldonbrown.com/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-12, 12:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,145
Posted By PainTrain

I doubt this one would. It's a straight mile with...

I doubt this one would. It's a straight mile with about 30 ft. of gain, on a very wide neighborhood street.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-12, 10:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,145
Posted By PainTrain

Strava segments disappear?

I've noticed a segment on my daily ride is not showing up on Strava anymore. Google led me to a thread at Strava support with many similar complaints but nothing from Strava.

Some have posited...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-12, 02:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,034
Posted By PainTrain

Mine is mounted to the top tube with a long strip...

Mine is mounted to the top tube with a long strip of velcro.
07-16-12, 12:59 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 3,178
Posted By PainTrain

I guess I will throw in. I just started...

I guess I will throw in.

I just started riding a road bike a few weeks ago. I commuted for a few years and used to post in that forum. Used a Trek 7100 with 700/23 wheels for that.

I'm 6'0...
07-14-12, 06:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,425
Posted By PainTrain

During the Tour of California the riders put 'ice...

During the Tour of California the riders put 'ice stockings' down their backs. Nylon stockings, put in some ice cubes, twist, put in some more, twist... like they used to store onions if anyone is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-12, 11:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,100
Posted By PainTrain

I am a Fred because I bought a Windsor Fens on...

I am a Fred because I bought a Windsor Fens on BD. Or poser? Or both?

Anyway I have fun, enjoy my rides and lurk here for the good information. It's here just have to sort the pepper from the ant...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-12, 04:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,999
Posted By PainTrain

When I was commuting I used to hear that quite a...

When I was commuting I used to hear that quite a bit. Bunch of savages in this town (Sacramento suburbs). I opened this thread because that was my running joke: "Whenever I hear, 'Hey Lance!' I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-12, 11:11 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,827
Posted By PainTrain

North Georgia is similar to North Alabama as...

North Georgia is similar to North Alabama as described. No shoulder and short sight lines for cars = you could have a bad time. I didn't get back into cycling until I moved to California.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-05, 02:30 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,448
Posted By PainTrain

I was on Wellbutrin for the reason it is made....

I was on Wellbutrin for the reason it is made. The loss of desire to smoke was a side effect. Now off the 'butrin for over a year, and still no desire to smoke. Better living through chemistry.
10-03-05, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By PainTrain

That did the trick. Thanks.

That did the trick. Thanks.
09-28-05, 04:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By PainTrain

Is this snake bite? I didn't even ride....

I commute on 700x25 Specialized All Condition tires. The other morning before going home (I work nights) the front tire was completely deflated. I pumped it up and it held, I thought one of my...
Forum: Foo
09-02-05, 01:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 438
Posted By PainTrain

Calling RainManP, calling RainManP.....

Calling RainManP, calling RainManP.....
Forum: Foo
08-24-05, 12:56 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 5,274
Posted By PainTrain

I've always liked skater's legs. ...

I've always liked skater's legs.

http://homepage.mac.com/rj_chaos/chaos/9712219.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-24-05, 12:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 465
Posted By PainTrain

The Funniest Clip in the Entire World

I grew up in the Ozarks... and I tend to get annoyed at hillbilly-bashing. But this is just too funny. I do like to point out that one of these folks is an Aussie, not a hillbilly. Enjoy (needs...
Forum: Foo
08-10-05, 02:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 629
Posted By PainTrain

Sounds like you picked up a worm or something to...

Sounds like you picked up a worm or something to me. Be careful out there.
Forum: Foo
08-10-05, 02:30 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By PainTrain

Walked straight into that, didn't I.

Walked straight into that, didn't I.
Forum: Foo
08-10-05, 01:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By PainTrain

I usually like to have fun with avatars, but...

I usually like to have fun with avatars, but 60X60 is so stifling. However, I have been given new inspiration by these replies.

BTW, my current avatar on another board, with the tag: 'I need the...
Forum: Foo
08-09-05, 06:52 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By PainTrain

Truly unique. ;)

Truly unique. ;)
Forum: Foo
08-09-05, 06:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By PainTrain

Not until you explain what that yellow thing up...

Not until you explain what that yellow thing up above my head is. It hurts my eyes when I look at it.
08-09-05, 06:00 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,207
Posted By PainTrain

This thread has serious legs. Ought to make it a...

This thread has serious legs. Ought to make it a sticky, maybe.
08-09-05, 05:58 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,255
Posted By PainTrain

They've been calling me 'Lance' at work for a...

They've been calling me 'Lance' at work for a long while.

I did, during the commute, get a "Hey, Lance!" from a Jeepload of teens the other day, just before they lobbed a bottle at me.
Forum: Foo
08-09-05, 05:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 766
Posted By PainTrain

Avatar confusion?

I post on a few boards. The regulars on each board, I tend to identify by their avatar. However, jumping from board to board, I get mixed up sometimes.

For instance, Bethechange uses the kittycat...
Forum: Foo
08-09-05, 01:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 264
Posted By PainTrain

Best interweb resource since Google.

Best interweb resource since Google.
Forum: Foo
08-04-05, 04:26 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,000
Posted By PainTrain

Update since this thread has been bumped once or...

Update since this thread has been bumped once or twice: I got the promotion, and am this moment sitting in my company's NOC. Sleepy, so sleepy......
Forum: Foo
08-04-05, 04:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 382
Posted By PainTrain

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v382/aksooted/Bu...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v382/aksooted/BunnyPancakeSmlr.jpg
Forum: Foo
08-04-05, 04:20 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 812
Posted By PainTrain

Your a youngster so don't have the cash, but the...

Your a youngster so don't have the cash, but the Dyson vaccuum cleaner with the pet attachment is the stuff. Best 400 bucks you'll ever spend.
Forum: Foo
07-29-05, 06:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 428
Posted By PainTrain

Go re-read 'Farenheit 451' to further reinforce...

Go re-read 'Farenheit 451' to further reinforce your paranoia of big screen, flat panel TV's.

You can thank me later.
Forum: Foo
07-28-05, 11:27 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,653
Posted By PainTrain

In the Ozarks where I grew up, homeschooling is...

In the Ozarks where I grew up, homeschooling is so popular the kids have their own social centers and sports leagues. All that Godless humanism in the public schools, don'tcha know.

I forgot to...
07-27-05, 06:31 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,708
Posted By PainTrain

OMG, you should actually sit in a poker room...

OMG, you should actually sit in a poker room sometime. You'd think you were in Death Valley with all the caps and sunglasses.

I've played casino poker for years.... just my luck I got married...
07-27-05, 05:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,687
Posted By PainTrain

That is a real shame BTC, because you live in...

That is a real shame BTC, because you live in some of the best hiking country in the U.S.
07-27-05, 05:44 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,304
Posted By PainTrain

I notice OP is from the Bay Area. I find the Bay...

I notice OP is from the Bay Area. I find the Bay Area, Berkeley in particular, to be a shockingly *intolerant*, rude place. Wouldn't surprise me at all to learn these cyclists were part of the...
Forum: Foo
07-27-05, 05:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By PainTrain

Ugh. DeBeers is responsible for more sorrow in...

Ugh. DeBeers is responsible for more sorrow in this world than all the car manufacturers combined. If you have ever read anything about their practices in Africa.... oh, well, sorry to rain on the...
Forum: Foo
07-27-05, 05:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 864
Posted By PainTrain

WTG Princess!!!

WTG Princess!!!
Forum: Introductions
07-26-05, 11:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By PainTrain

Hello Montague, I'm in Orangevale and bike...

Hello Montague,

I'm in Orangevale and bike commute to Rancho Cordova. There are many Sacto area folk on the boards. You will see 'caloso' post a fair bit, he's in Sacto and commutes to downtown....
Forum: Foo
07-26-05, 08:00 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,749
Posted By PainTrain

I have heard that Lance's ex is spreading the...

I have heard that Lance's ex is spreading the word in Austin that "He's already cheating on Sheryl." Take that for what it's worth... but remember the breakup rumors from a couple of months ago.... ...
Forum: Foo
07-26-05, 07:40 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,749
Posted By PainTrain

Hey, go for it. My understanding is that he does...

Hey, go for it. My understanding is that he does not, even now. You might get lucky.
07-26-05, 05:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 514
Posted By PainTrain

Night commuter.

Night commuter.
Forum: Foo
07-25-05, 11:52 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,387
Posted By PainTrain

I'm really sorry to hear about this. Pack...

I'm really sorry to hear about this.

Pack any stuff (books, CD's, etc.) that's important to you now.
Forum: Foo
07-25-05, 12:00 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,245
Posted By PainTrain

I only looked after I saw that Koffee had done.

I only looked after I saw that Koffee had done.
Forum: Foo
07-24-05, 11:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By PainTrain

"Why the lights on my router thingy go...

"Why the lights on my router thingy go blinky-blinky?"
Forum: Foo
07-24-05, 11:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 403
Posted By PainTrain

Oh, um, sorry for the delay. 'Warchalking',...

Oh, um, sorry for the delay.

'Warchalking', (the end of the means 'Wardriving') is a geek hobo symbol whereby you chalk a symbol near a hotspot. They are often found by 'Wardriving', going around...
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