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03-15-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,912
Posted By rseeker

Looking at that picture, first thing that comes...

Looking at that picture, first thing that comes to mind is the scene at the end of Lawrence of Arabia where he's killed on his motorcycle. Beautiful setting. Stay safe.

(I'll have to watch it...
03-13-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By rseeker

Thanks for the link. Yes, a tragic death and a...

Thanks for the link. Yes, a tragic death and a terrible situation overall.

I happen to have discovered a new podcast (I went to it for climate then saw an episode about bike lanes) which happens...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-19, 01:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 400
Posted By rseeker

Is it only in the centered steering position that...

Is it only in the centered steering position that it sticks? Or are there other sticky spots as you steer to the sides?
03-10-19, 02:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 794
Posted By rseeker

Bike lane support demonstratation along Howard in SF

I don't know any of the backstory but I ran across this, showing a line of demonstrators/activists/bicyclists/human people standing along the car-side boundary of a bike lane* after a cyclist was...
03-06-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,213,527
Posted By rseeker

Rode at dawn this morning on local hills. ...

Rode at dawn this morning on local hills. Started at 21F and 10mph winds with bare ears, a mistake I soon stopped to correct. Part of this route goes through a block of forest where a passage was...
03-06-19, 01:02 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,213,527
Posted By rseeker

Very cool - that looks incredibly fun. Thanks for...

Very cool - that looks incredibly fun. Thanks for the picture and link, that makes it very clear.



Same here, that sounds very familiar. This has been one of the wettest grayest winters, with...
03-05-19, 12:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By rseeker

Thanks for explaining.

Thanks for explaining.
03-04-19, 03:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 860
Posted By rseeker

Rationale?

Rationale?
03-04-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,040
Posted By rseeker

One counter-argument (against that author) is...

One counter-argument (against that author) is that the exercise we do when biking -- or equivalent -- is necessary for our health, and should be taken as a baseline when we budget for sustainable...
Forum: Foo
03-01-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 1,989
Posted By rseeker

Yes. Humans have limitations and we're seeing...

Yes. Humans have limitations and we're seeing them demonstrated every day. It's us.

Will we be able to surpass our limitations? Stay tuned, we'll know in a generation or two.

But I don't think...
03-01-19, 01:47 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,213,527
Posted By rseeker

That all sounds great! How do you transport...

That all sounds great!

How do you transport a tandem bent? Do you disassemble it? Are there roof racks for bents at all, let alone tandem bents?
Forum: Touring
02-27-19, 10:55 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,289
Posted By rseeker

It depends on the helmet and the mirror....

It depends on the helmet and the mirror. Different mirrors attach different ways and may depend on the helmet having a certain shape. My Take-a-Look depends on having some kind of thin edge to attach...
Forum: Touring
02-27-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,289
Posted By rseeker

I have both a helmet-mounted mirror and a...

I have both a helmet-mounted mirror and a (left-side) wing mirror. I put the wing mirror on first and it was pretty great, but then I added the helmet mirror and that is *so much better*. For one...
Forum: Touring
02-27-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,104
Posted By rseeker

Was it Timothy Treadwell? That name is floating...

Was it Timothy Treadwell? That name is floating up out of memory. And I think the film about the incident was directed by Werner Herzog. I usually like his work but I skipped that one for some reason...
Forum: Touring
02-27-19, 12:35 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,104
Posted By rseeker

I was camped in Yellowstone one night when a big...

I was camped in Yellowstone one night when a big pack of coyotes came through camp. Their howling woke me up as they came through. A little creepy, but mostly I felt lucky for the experience. It...
02-24-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,213,527
Posted By rseeker

Friday night a speed run to the greenway. I was...

Friday night a speed run to the greenway. I was trying to squeeze into a four-hour gap in the rains, but by the time I left home that was a half-hour gap at most. 56F and solid rain on the return,...
02-23-19, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 638
Posted By rseeker

Very cool find. Red reflector on the front...

Very cool find.

Red reflector on the front of the Schwinn .. looks like they hired you just in time.

What's that number board over the counter, with 8 0 - 9 highlighted? ETA is that the phone...
02-23-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,088
Posted By rseeker

Pretty much exactly what you said (minus the...

Pretty much exactly what you said (minus the techie part -- no computers, no phones, just a 1980s-vintage Timex Ironman watch). All of that. ^^^

I always feel better after a ride, and I feel like...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-19, 04:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,409
Posted By rseeker

Glad you're OK.

Glad you're OK.
02-19-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,213,527
Posted By rseeker

Set out for a speed run to the greenway, about...

Set out for a speed run to the greenway, about 5.5 miles from home. This is the only ride I do for time, everything else is just for exercise and fun. Got caught by the light and blew my time a...
02-19-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 24,031
Views: 2,213,527
Posted By rseeker

You really post some impressive mileage. That...

You really post some impressive mileage. That must have been an awesome ride.
02-19-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,835
Posted By rseeker

VIctim = Jose Lopez, so quite possibly brown. ...

VIctim = Jose Lopez, so quite possibly brown.

Only two years is indefensible.
02-17-19, 08:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By rseeker

LOL yeah. Now that mention it, it was kind of an...

LOL yeah. Now that mention it, it was kind of an intimate touch.

The first time I had my fingers in a front hub I was at it all night. (That's literally true: it took longer than I thought, and I...
02-17-19, 05:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 792
Posted By rseeker

Before my first home truing, the mechanic at my...

Before my first home truing, the mechanic at my LBS let me feel up a properly-tensioned wheel. Good thing, because it was more springy and less rigid than I'd expected. It was a help.
02-17-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,046
Posted By rseeker

I must have the reverse landscape .. from...

I must have the reverse landscape .. from anywhere back to my driveway. (Saving grace is once I'm in the driveway, it's downhill to the garage, so a little relief at the very end.)
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