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05-06-08, 01:03 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,241
Posted By dejinshathe

It's Right-Front as standard in Oz, and I really...

It's Right-Front as standard in Oz, and I really had hassles when we hired bikes to ride around San Francisco. I just couldn't remember that my brakes were reversed and I kept skidding the rear tyre....
Forum: Foo
04-30-08, 01:13 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,387
Posted By dejinshathe

My first memory of an album I LOVED is...

My first memory of an album I LOVED is Guns'N'Roses - Appetite for Destruction - more for the album art than the music, though I loved the music.
Forum: Foo
04-30-08, 01:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 967
Posted By dejinshathe

Over here, they ask for your last couple years'...

Over here, they ask for your last couple years' tax records and means-test your earnings. If they consider the earnings a feasible amount for you to have lived on, and you have a different address...
Forum: Foo
04-30-08, 01:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 971
Posted By dejinshathe

I love them, they look great on me, but you...

I love them, they look great on me, but you should see what they cost in Australia ...

... although even when I was in SF in January, I only bought a pair of Oil Drums. I spent too much at Amoeba...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-08, 11:01 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,231
Posted By dejinshathe

Over here, if your lights were obscured and you...

Over here, if your lights were obscured and you had no other way of carrying the bikes without obscuring the lights, the cop might not have just cited you, he might have put a big red sticker on your...
Forum: Commuting
04-21-08, 07:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 934
Posted By dejinshathe

No stops on the way, but the little Turkish place...

No stops on the way, but the little Turkish place two doors up from the office makes great pide that I love to have for breakfast. So I arrive and hour early, stow the bike, shower, dress and then...
Forum: Touring
04-18-08, 01:10 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,568
Posted By dejinshathe

The fenders I have on my commuting rig are...

The fenders I have on my commuting rig are plastic and really quite light. They don't rattle, and they keep the filthy road-water down near the road. It's true that in Melbourne there isn't often...
Forum: Commuting
04-06-08, 07:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,115
Posted By dejinshathe

Only one person attached to my circle of friends...

Only one person attached to my circle of friends started commuting because of a DUI licence-suspension, and he's a meathead who has emphatically stated that he'll be consigning his bicycle to the...
Forum: Foo
03-31-08, 10:39 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,484
Posted By dejinshathe

Anything from Mojo's Weird Pizza. They're a...

Anything from Mojo's Weird Pizza. They're a franchise down here. Link to a menu page from the Richmond store :...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-08, 05:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,104
Posted By dejinshathe

I donate whole blood every 12 weeks and plasma or...

I donate whole blood every 12 weeks and plasma or platelets (alternating) every two weeks, between whole blood donations.

I don't know how platelets (plasma is an identical process) are taken on...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-03-08, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 609
Posted By dejinshathe

The worst thing about a half-dead kangaroo on the...

The worst thing about a half-dead kangaroo on the side of the road is the tendency to stop pedaling to get a good look/negotiate the obstacle; the sound of your freewheel can frighten something...
02-26-08, 10:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,715
Posted By dejinshathe

High-grown, Darjeeling unless I really need a...

High-grown, Darjeeling unless I really need a pick-me-up, in which case Ceylon. Black, either way.
Forum: Commuting
02-26-08, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,087
Posted By dejinshathe

+1. My thought exactly. Incidentally, my...

+1. My thought exactly.

Incidentally, my bike lives in a small, little-used tea-room on the seventh floor of my office building. I asked our company infrastructure manager where the best and most...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-08, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,785
Posted By dejinshathe

My Trek Soho just didn't look right until it had...

My Trek Soho just didn't look right until it had its rack fitted. I can't remember what it felt like to ride without the rack and at least one pannier on it. Contrariwise, I can't imagine the MTB...
Forum: Commuting
02-19-08, 05:43 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,651
Posted By dejinshathe

Voting None of the Above is easy here, where the...

Voting None of the Above is easy here, where the wind rarely makes headway impossible, it never snows, and rarely hails. I take the train on days that I donate blood or plasma - doctor's orders.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-08, 09:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 638
Posted By dejinshathe

http://nzoactive.co.nz/products/NXPMH1718 ...

http://nzoactive.co.nz/products/NXPMH1718

They wear well over your favorite knicks and don't add TOO much drag - so say my lycra-shy road-riding friends. I use them for XC and commuting and...
Forum: Foo
01-16-08, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 734
Posted By dejinshathe

Wouldn't you then be always spilling some sort of...

Wouldn't you then be always spilling some sort of bleach-type products on dark-coloured shirts?
Forum: Commuting
01-14-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 508
Posted By dejinshathe

My work clothes and camping towel can be...

My work clothes and camping towel can be strategically placed to shield / pack around anything delicate. I've bounced the pannier off a few parked cars and poles and never broken anything ... yet.
Forum: Foo
12-05-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,423
Posted By dejinshathe

Unclench. You'll be surprised how much clearer...

Unclench. You'll be surprised how much clearer things look if you don't have your panties in a bunch. If you can't get any objectivity in a situation as important as this; you're heading for disaster.
12-04-07, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 813
Posted By dejinshathe

Carlton is quite close to UniMelb and many...

Carlton is quite close to UniMelb and many students live there. It's one of those old, cramped, densely populated inner-suburbs that are full of over-packed terrace-houses. If you have dreadlocks,...
Forum: Foo
11-20-07, 09:31 PM
Forum: Commuting
10-15-07, 11:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,639
Posted By dejinshathe

Wouldn't it be nice if on a random day, every...

Wouldn't it be nice if on a random day, every year or so, each driver's conduct was audited without their knowledge; so they didn't know to be on their best behaviour?

... ah, the things we could...
Forum: Foo
10-15-07, 12:05 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,032
Posted By dejinshathe

ROFL! Assuming I was still in college, and...

ROFL! Assuming I was still in college, and unmarried, if a girl walked up and said this to me, I think I'd go home with her, just for pulling out a line that I've only heard from mechanics drinking...
Forum: Foo
10-10-07, 06:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,131
Posted By dejinshathe

It may not come for you, but rather for your...

It may not come for you, but rather for your descendants, but eventually, it will come. ; )
10-09-07, 06:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,876
Posted By dejinshathe

+1 degreaser then a good wipe down with a rag and...

+1 degreaser then a good wipe down with a rag and then regrease. It takes ten minutes and as I make sure each bike gets the treatment every 100kms, nothing ever gets ingrained enough to need more...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 03:09 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,032
Posted By dejinshathe

Somone challenged me to do that, once. I still...

Somone challenged me to do that, once. I still don't know how I managed it, but I did.
I still have no idea of what the point of it was.

Has anyone said, "Excuse me, I've lost my phone number;...
Forum: Foo
10-09-07, 06:47 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,131
Posted By dejinshathe

For instance, my brother was recently looking at...

For instance, my brother was recently looking at English-teaching jobs in Japan. He was eligible for part-time work, but in order to qualify for full-time, he needed a Bachelors Degree or better from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-07, 06:42 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 5,667
Posted By dejinshathe

Oakley Monster Dogs in daylight and cheap clear...

Oakley Monster Dogs in daylight and cheap clear lenses (Euro?) at night. Always something, though. Not just bugs, but stones during commutes as well.
Forum: Foo
10-08-07, 09:01 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,032
Posted By dejinshathe

"Do you have any [insert your nationality here]...

"Do you have any [insert your nationality here] in you?"

"Do you want some?"
Forum: Foo
10-08-07, 08:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,131
Posted By dejinshathe

Really? Try slow-boiling them in a red wine...

Really? Try slow-boiling them in a red wine sauce. They're always thin and stringy, but with some onions and a long stewing process, they become quite palatable ...
10-08-07, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By dejinshathe

Put your head between your knees and kiss your...

Put your head between your knees and kiss your sweet šš goodbye?

Sorry, I realise that isn't at all helpful, but really, it's all I can think of just now; I mean, I can't imagine I'd have time,...
Forum: Foo
10-08-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,131
Posted By dejinshathe

At the end of the day, you have your hands and...

At the end of the day, you have your hands and your back. I'm assuming that you do have hands and a back. The best friend I mentioned above who's now happily designing brochures for cycle-tours of...
Forum: Foo
10-08-07, 05:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,131
Posted By dejinshathe

The work is finished when enough of your friends...

The work is finished when enough of your friends who are also artists yell things like, "Put that brush down! No! Don't touch it anymore!" We tell stories about artists that have broken into...
Forum: Foo
10-08-07, 05:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 475
Posted By dejinshathe

+1 The marketing job sounds like either a)...

+1 The marketing job sounds like either a) something you're going to come home from feeling so greasy, you'll have to scrub yourself with river sand to feel clean again - EVERY DAY or b) a job you'll...
Forum: Folding Bikes
10-02-07, 07:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,079
Posted By dejinshathe

Thai, I believe. Not a lot of info around; not in...

Thai, I believe. Not a lot of info around; not in English anyway.
09-27-07, 05:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 395
Posted By dejinshathe

I have one on my Giant Rincon, which serves as...

I have one on my Giant Rincon, which serves as beater, trailer-hauler and general hacking about the countryside bike. It's the most comfortable saddle I have, but I don't own any expensive saddles to...
09-26-07, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By dejinshathe

Y'know, that's a really good idea. I might give...

Y'know, that's a really good idea. I might give that a go.

Cheers!

Deej
09-26-07, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By dejinshathe

Help the Aussie!

G'day guys,

I hope I'm putting this in the right forum. San Francisco looks more like the North end than the South on a map.

Anyway, I'm going to be in SF in January 2008 for a wedding and I...
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-07, 09:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,769
Posted By dejinshathe

I want to put that placard panel on the front of...

I want to put that placard panel on the front of my wife's roadie.

Was there not an option for bar-end ribbons? No daughter should be robbed of having ribbons on her bars.
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-07, 12:39 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,769
Posted By dejinshathe

Sounds sweet. What size cogs do you run?

Sounds sweet. What size cogs do you run?
Forum: Folding Bikes
08-14-07, 12:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,769
Posted By dejinshathe

I opened this thread because I was spun out by...

I opened this thread because I was spun out by the idea that maybe Huffy had made a folder!

I was only mildly disappointed because the entertainment value of foldie-riders posting like...
Forum: Commuting
08-13-07, 12:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 32,853
Posted By dejinshathe

I once saw a guy practically run up a flight of...

I once saw a guy practically run up a flight of stairs with his mountain bike when I was visiting a friend.

He had the bike on his right side, in a upright position with the rear wheel on the...
08-09-07, 11:30 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,739
Posted By dejinshathe

I'm property, not life; and I'm a broker, not an...

I'm property, not life; and I'm a broker, not an Underwriter or salesman, but essentially, you're correct: insurance is just like bookmaking at a racetrack, but instead of naming your bet and the...
Forum: Commuting
08-09-07, 04:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,815
Posted By dejinshathe

http://www.vpcomponents.com/pedals.asp?pcat=&pcat2...

http://www.vpcomponents.com/pedals.asp?pcat=&pcat2=3&nowPage=3&pagesize=5#

VP-565 's

I scored three pairs of these for AU$25 at a closing down sale. One pair for me, one for my wife, one...
08-09-07, 12:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By dejinshathe

I love my Crumpler Complete Seed messenger bag....

I love my Crumpler Complete Seed messenger bag. Crumpler messengers have a quick release strap that stops them from sliding around on your back with you ride. Anything that's too big or too much for...
08-09-07, 12:23 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,739
Posted By dejinshathe

As an Insurance Broker, it's expected that as I...

As an Insurance Broker, it's expected that as I achieve seniority, I'll be travelling to visit clients on a daily basis. I've made suggestions to my management regarding public transport (which in my...
Forum: Commuting
08-01-07, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By dejinshathe

www.crumplerbags.com...

www.crumplerbags.com (http://www.crumplerbags.com) (US site)

'Nuff said.
07-23-07, 08:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 784
Posted By dejinshathe

^^^ Oh see, and now I am thinking of updating my...

^^^ Oh see, and now I am thinking of updating my sig ...
07-19-07, 12:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 900
Posted By dejinshathe

That's cool. Bikes are a good, but often...

That's cool.

Bikes are a good, but often over-looked solution to a lot of things, it seems.

My brother is bipolar and his medication makes him prone to gaining weight. He was always a bit of...
07-16-07, 12:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 850
Posted By dejinshathe

The other night I was cruising home in the wee...

The other night I was cruising home in the wee hours of the morning after 70kms on the road and all of a sudden, there was a car, matching my speed and right up close to me. Before my foggy brain...
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