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Forum: Folding Bikes
10-10-17, 02:54 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 16,708
Posted By Jeprox

Regarding the person that was complaining about...

Regarding the person that was complaining about the shifters on the Brompton, it is most likely that this person did not use the Brompton often enough that it did not become second-nature for this...
10-06-17, 02:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,853
Posted By Jeprox

Copenhagen Wheel. You will still be bicycling,...

Copenhagen Wheel. You will still be bicycling, since there is no throttle. And, you still get an aerobic workout.
06-07-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 853,271
Posted By Jeprox

copenhagen wheel

Superpedestrian's Copenhagen Wheel
Forum: Commuting
04-27-12, 01:27 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,760
Posted By Jeprox

On my way to work one morning, I came upon a...

On my way to work one morning, I came upon a traffic light intersection with the red light on (southbound, McCarthy Blvd & Ranch Drive, Milpitas, CA). I made a right turn, then a U-turn, and...
01-25-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,040
Posted By Jeprox

Where in Sacramento? It was not mentioned in the...

Where in Sacramento? It was not mentioned in the web-site. (Or my eyes are just crossed.)
11-01-10, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By Jeprox

The front tire does a good job of flicking to a...

The front tire does a good job of flicking to a vertical position a horizontal road hazard, perfectly timing it for the rear wheel to ride over it, then psssst.
Forum: Commuting
10-26-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,372
Posted By Jeprox

These are lower hooks, from Banjo Brothers. ...

These are lower hooks, from Banjo Brothers. These are to be mounted on racks, close to the dropouts. Got 'em.
http://store.banjobrothers.com/?p=171
Forum: Commuting
10-21-10, 01:54 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,752
Posted By Jeprox

My wife and kids were coming home from an...

My wife and kids were coming home from an activity at school one night. They happened to be on the same road I was and they saw how visible I was from a distance. Prior to that night, she was...
Forum: Commuting
10-05-10, 01:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,293
Posted By Jeprox

I have these and I find them fantastic! ...

I have these and I find them fantastic!
http://www.banjobrothers.com/products/panniers/saddlebag-pannier/

Here's the review....
Forum: Commuting
10-05-10, 01:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,385
Posted By Jeprox

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTP9ZmSwp_...

http://t2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTP9ZmSwp__GI-I8evLF0MdkygE9rtJB45Yox0rOXns93IeDXs&t=1&usg=__xl2hgyqv4JnX5JwsiYCwshi0tKo= Got one of these Chinese-style rain capes, works well, only if...
Forum: Commuting
09-22-10, 01:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,623
Posted By Jeprox

One of my routes home takes me close to an...

One of my routes home takes me close to an Outback steakhouse. Makes me just want to go in, start dinner, & call the fam to just meet me there. :P
Forum: Commuting
09-22-10, 01:23 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,684
Posted By Jeprox

One time I had a strange comment from a co-worker...

One time I had a strange comment from a co-worker upon him seeing my SIDI Dragons. His remark, "Hey, didn't know you played soccer." Haha! Just gave him that blank look.
04-01-10, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
Posted By Jeprox

april fools news

http://www.smdp.com/Articles-c-2010-04-01-69341.113116_New_gang_terrorizes_city_streets_drivers.html
Forum: Foo
03-24-10, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By Jeprox

Phil Wood, bicycle legend, dies at 86

http://www.mercurynews.com/breaking-news/ci_14742546?nclick_check=1

R.I.P.
05-22-09, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,063
Posted By Jeprox

If it ain't flat, yet, just deflate the tire...

If it ain't flat, yet, just deflate the tire before removal. Inflate it after it's back on the bike.
05-07-09, 01:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,397
Posted By Jeprox

I was once hit by a car turning to its left. The...

I was once hit by a car turning to its left. The sun was low and was behind me and it blinded the driver. Now, I make sure my front lights are on during day time, at least when the sun is low and...
03-16-09, 09:14 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 7,657
Posted By Jeprox

"Taking the lane" is legal in California under...

"Taking the lane" is legal in California under the provisions indicated in the California Vehicle Code. It is unfortunate that a lot of Ca. LEOs are not even aware of the CVC regarding bicycles and...
09-16-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,772
Posted By Jeprox

My 49 cm Surly steamroller complete weighed in at...

My 49 cm Surly steamroller complete weighed in at 18.5 lbs. This was when I first got it out of the box. No air in tires, no pedals. I since have replaced the tires with the heavier Armadillos,...
Forum: Foo
09-03-08, 12:57 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Jeprox

Ahh, I must have vision issues. Thanks for...

Ahh, I must have vision issues. Thanks for clearing that up.
Forum: Commuting
09-03-08, 11:59 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,700
Posted By Jeprox

If I am going somewhere I know I will have to...

If I am going somewhere I know I will have to lock the bike outside, I set up like this:

I have helmet-mounted headlight, no computer, bag-mounted tail-lights, flat repair kit inside the bag, and...
Forum: Foo
09-02-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,719
Posted By Jeprox

Yeah, I'm curious, too. I think it's only...

Yeah, I'm curious, too.

I think it's only compatible with Vista (that's what's stated below the download button), so, I left it alone. Am on XP.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,698
Posted By Jeprox

Hey, that's great! You get to see/test ride the...

Hey, that's great! You get to see/test ride the bikes in person before you buy it, at BD prices.
08-29-08, 12:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,611
Posted By Jeprox

Wow! I didn't realize there was so much...

Wow! I didn't realize there was so much protection equipment underneath the race uniform. The riders must be more powerful without that much added weight. Thanks, Tomity-san.
08-27-08, 08:41 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,611
Posted By Jeprox

Thanks for the info!!!:)

Thanks for the info!!!:)
08-27-08, 09:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 13,611
Posted By Jeprox

Why are the helmets huge?:o

Why are the helmets huge?:o
08-25-08, 04:00 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,248
Posted By Jeprox

I own 1... 1 "fixed" convert 1 born...

I own 1...

1 "fixed" convert
1 born "fixed"
1 no-shocks mtb
1 full-suspension mtb
1 ti road bike
1 al road bike
08-22-08, 12:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,211
Posted By Jeprox

The seatpost is the pump! ...

The seatpost is the pump!

http://www.zorinpump.com/zorinpump.htmhttp://www.zorinpump.com/images/new%20images/zpumpmain.jpg
08-17-08, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,150
Posted By Jeprox

All one needs to do is add a spare belt in the...

All one needs to do is add a spare belt in the tool bag. No messing with chain tools and greasy links.:p
08-15-08, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 461
Posted By Jeprox

Maybe it is due to the fact that the paint used...

Maybe it is due to the fact that the paint used is lead-free.

[edit] Oops! I thought jgedwa was referring to painted steel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-08, 02:23 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,118
Posted By Jeprox

Used this...

Used this type...http://www.nalgene-outdoor.com/store/images/2590-4022S.jpg
08-13-08, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 323
Posted By Jeprox

Sidi Dragon 2 Carbon SRS on sale at Colorado...

Sidi Dragon 2 Carbon SRS on sale at Colorado Cyclist.
http://www.coloradocyclist.com/product/item/SIDZFSUM
08-11-08, 05:11 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,332
Posted By Jeprox

This order arrived today at around noon...

This order arrived today at around noon (according to my wife).

Order Details - Aug 1, 2008 1:59 PM PDT
Google Order #11237904076xxxx - Bike Stop Order #1xxx7
Carrier: Other - Tracking #:...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-08, 04:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 708
Posted By Jeprox

I once tried the Topeak Joe Blow Pro. My tire's...

I once tried the Topeak Joe Blow Pro. My tire's pressure reached 120 psi almost effortless and in no time. I suspect that the Joe Blow Ace would be even better. Pricey though, so I am stuck with...
Forum: Commuting
08-11-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,572
Posted By Jeprox

Anyone know where I can get that type of rain...

Anyone know where I can get that type of rain gear, in the U.S.?
Forum: Commuting
08-07-08, 10:16 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,116
Posted By Jeprox

Hope you got your tools back:D Thanks for...

Hope you got your tools back:D Thanks for sharing (your story).
Forum: Commuting
08-06-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By Jeprox

This is the kind I have, no problem at the...

This is the kind I have, no problem at the bicycle clamp. On the other hand, the telescoping shaft's clamp gets loose after sometime. I just tighten the screw....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-08, 03:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,218
Posted By Jeprox

The GPS would be clocking your speed and distance...

The GPS would be clocking your speed and distance like you were going on a flat and horizontal terrain (from outer space). It does not know you're doing a climb or decending. Hence, a bike...
07-29-08, 02:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,854
Posted By Jeprox

Just curious... Since the lockring is...

Just curious... Since the lockring is reverse-threaded compared to the fixed-gear cog, if the cog was lose, it would just tighten up against the lockring, preventing a disastrous slip. I can't...
07-18-08, 03:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 552
Posted By Jeprox

My pedal made contact with a short-but-tall speed...

My pedal made contact with a short-but-tall speed bump. It lifted the bike up sending me butt bouncing up and landing hard on the saddle. Crotch hurt big time. Luckily, I did not fall, and...
Forum: Commuting
06-20-08, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,792
Posted By Jeprox

We have a co-worker who drives a two-seater...

We have a co-worker who drives a two-seater convertible. And he never drives when it's a big group going out for lunch. No one complains. The bicycle is no different.
Forum: Commuting
06-20-08, 01:44 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,213
Posted By Jeprox

The sanding will clean the tube, too.

The sanding will clean the tube, too.
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 10:27 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 909,562
Posted By Jeprox

Bike to Work Day today here in the SFO Bay Area. ...

Bike to Work Day today here in the SFO Bay Area. Obviously, lots of riders than normal. I got myself a couple of musette bags with goodies (bottled water, apple, two energy bars, and pamphlets from...
Forum: Commuting
05-08-08, 02:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,576
Posted By Jeprox

I have Michelin tubes with presta valves that do...

I have Michelin tubes with presta valves that do not have threads. They're kinda hard to find because these ones are made in France. Colorado Cyclist used to sell them. I wonder if they still do.
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 548
Posted By Jeprox

When we lived in Sin City, I replaced the battery...

When we lived in Sin City, I replaced the battery every two years. I would trade in the old one for a new one, and it would only cost me $10.00 (92 Ply. Gr. Voyager).
04-16-08, 05:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 964
Posted By Jeprox

Although Keirin is synonymous to bicycle track...

Although Keirin is synonymous to bicycle track racing, it is not unique to bicycle racing. Google "Mr Keirin" and you'll find that Keirin could be a first name or a last name.
Forum: Commuting
04-15-08, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,096
Posted By Jeprox

1] By bike alone, it takes me 1.5 to 1.6 hours to...

1] By bike alone, it takes me 1.5 to 1.6 hours to get to work (21.6 miles).

2] If I combine bike-train-bike, it takes me 45 minutes.

3] If I use public transit, it takes me 2 hours.
Forum: Commuting
03-31-08, 12:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,701
Posted By Jeprox

Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) allows bikes...

Altamont Commuter Express (ACE) allows bikes (there is a bike car).
Amtrack's Capitol Corridor Express train also allows bikes in their bike car.
Forum: Commuting
03-08-08, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,154
Posted By Jeprox

Going to the indoor gun range

How does one lawfully carry/transport a handgun and ammo to the gun range, by bicycle? Anyone done this? In California?

I was thinking, put the ammo in a handlebar bag, and the handgun locked...
Forum: Commuting
01-12-08, 01:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,760
Posted By Jeprox

Check this out and participate. ...

Check this out and participate. Thanks.http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=46741
Forum: Commuting
01-12-08, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By Jeprox

Thanks for sharing. I used to live in Vegas, but...

Thanks for sharing. I used to live in Vegas, but I never rode my bike at the Strip. Back then, I worked from home for a company in Sunnyvale, CA. Bicycling for me, at the time, was just for...
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