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07-05-09, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

Ouch!!! She just said the extra weight of the...

Ouch!!! She just said the extra weight of the kickstand would make our downhill "races" more even :cry:
07-05-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

Yes, after daughter saves up some more money :) ...

Yes, after daughter saves up some more money :)
She says her first purchase will be a kickstand
07-03-09, 08:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

Absolutely! Better late then never. ...

Absolutely! Better late then never.

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06-13-09, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

Thank you for the very helpful suggestions. In...

Thank you for the very helpful suggestions. In fact, I'm saving them for reference the next time I buy a bike. Regarding my daughter, we bought a new Diamondback Clarity last Sunday. My older...
06-11-09, 08:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kevin S

We bought a bike w/o suspension. Older daughter...

We bought a bike w/o suspension. Older daughter works at a sporting goods store that has a family discount evening each year. That brought the price of a Diamondback Clarity within our reach. The...
06-11-09, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kevin S

Hmmm, an idea for "Will it blend?" ...

Hmmm, an idea for "Will it blend?"
http://www.willitblend.com/

Kevin S.
06-06-09, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

By the numbers, I would have thought so, but this...

By the numbers, I would have thought so, but this is a reputable LBS (FreeFlite in Marietta, GA) and she looked perfect to a bit squashed on the 16". (This being my 4th child, I know better than to...
06-06-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

Thanks. I know that this may take awhile. The...

Thanks. I know that this may take awhile. The good news is that bike bug bit her hard. She's willing to wait if it means a better bike.
I'm checking Craig's List now and have seen two bikes for me...
06-05-09, 10:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 691
Posted By Kevin S

Wheels for 14 y.o. Daughter

My daughter has outgrown her mom's old Schwinn Stardust and we would like to get her a decent bike without breaking the bank (4th child).
She's 14 y.o., about 5'1". She likes mountain bike style...
06-05-09, 05:32 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kevin S

Cyclezen, Thank you. Sometimes the problem is...

Cyclezen,
Thank you. Sometimes the problem is defining the problem too narrowly :)

I'll post a broader request later today -- no work access.

Kevin S.
06-04-09, 09:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kevin S

Thank you all for the ideas. We would prefer...

Thank you all for the ideas. We would prefer non-suspension, but our budget is about $200 and that leaves us firmly in the suspension bike market.
Even moderately priced road bikes and hybrids jump...
06-03-09, 10:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 533
Posted By Kevin S

Do Suspension and Fenders Mix?

I'm looking to buy a Realm Province for my 14 y.o. daughter. Practical girl that she is, she wants fenders so she can ride in all weather. Will a front fender work with a suspension fork? It looks to...
08-07-08, 08:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Kevin S

+1 on the "Adventure" test. Mine is a little...

+1 on the "Adventure" test. Mine is a little different situation, but to get time with my kids and give them some exercise I walk with them pre-dawn. We've been doing three miles 3 - 4 days a week...
05-17-08, 07:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By Kevin S

My home desktop for Spring ...

My home desktop for Spring
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05-16-08, 04:21 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 955
Posted By Kevin S

My work desktop -- works well when put on the...

My work desktop -- works well when put on the conference room screen for meetings :D
http://i306.photobucket.com/albums/nn269/KevinS_Photos_album/TrafficLights.jpg
04-05-08, 02:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,171
Posted By Kevin S

Just saw this and I'm praying for your dad and...

Just saw this and I'm praying for your dad and you. Your dad sounds like a great guy!
03-24-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 596
Posted By Kevin S

My wife has type II and we've found that when she...

My wife has type II and we've found that when she is getting her blood sugar back under control she will experience "low" symptoms (anger, impatience) even when a blood test shows that her blood...
03-24-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,327
Posted By Kevin S

Long-time member, but usually quiet. Busy...

Long-time member, but usually quiet. Busy learning and enjoying the discussions in this forum and the Commuting and Fifty+ forums until I can shoe-horn some more riding time into my life. Sounds lame...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 08:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,091
Posted By Kevin S

So far 4 out of 5 in my house have failed...but...

So far 4 out of 5 in my house have failed...but are much more aware now.
01-07-08, 06:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,967
Posted By Kevin S

Found out a couple of months ago that fish oil is...

Found out a couple of months ago that fish oil is an anti-inflamatory. Doctor has my wife on 4 capsules a day, I upped mine from one to two. Ran out of Glucosimine/Chondroitin about the same time and...
11-15-07, 06:42 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,363
Posted By Kevin S

+1 My kids have gotten used to the fact that on...

+1 My kids have gotten used to the fact that on at least one night of any camping trip we will spend some time just staring at the sky. The oldest three tolerated, but the youngest (now 12) likes it...
09-10-07, 12:16 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 8,689
Posted By Kevin S

I buy Kroger brand on sale. The improvement is so...

I buy Kroger brand on sale. The improvement is so gradual (3 weeks) that I questioned whether it helped. Then I quit taking it for a couple of weeks and was convinced -- I take two tablets in the...
Forum: Foo
09-10-07, 11:10 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 530
Posted By Kevin S

Yes, if everybody took his advice at the same...

Yes, if everybody took his advice at the same time the economy would tank. However, since it is a one person at a time thing, it will be much better in the long run. Get rid of the debt and you can...
08-31-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,081
Posted By Kevin S

What timing! I like the price too!:D

What timing! I like the price too!:D
08-13-07, 08:25 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,081
Posted By Kevin S

[QUOTE=islandboy;5054070]According to my GI Dr....

[QUOTE=islandboy;5054070]According to my GI Dr. polyps are SLOW growing and if you get checked often enough they can snip them out during the colonoscopy - no muss no fuss.

+1 on the slow growth....
Forum: Foo
08-06-07, 10:59 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 996
Posted By Kevin S

SoonerBent, so he was in very much the same...

SoonerBent, so he was in very much the same position as a person on a SWB Bent -- just without being near any of the controls :)
Forum: Foo
07-25-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 606
Posted By Kevin S

It depends on the type of speaking. As a project...

It depends on the type of speaking. As a project manager I needed to lead meetings all the time and it's no problem. However, getting up in front of people to give a "speech" is a different story....
Forum: Foo
07-17-07, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 28,036
Posted By Kevin S

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1218
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07-02-07, 03:27 PM
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Views: 28,036
Posted By Kevin S

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1092
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06-26-07, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 28,036
Posted By Kevin S

http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms51-7-1028-s1-v

http://nla.gov.au/nla.ms-ms51-7-1028-s1-v
06-13-07, 01:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 12,797
Posted By Kevin S

Congratulations Joe. BF has come a long way and...

Congratulations Joe. BF has come a long way and I've learned so much here. Good luck on your next venture.

Kevin S.
Forum: Commuting
06-13-07, 12:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 609
Posted By Kevin S

Two levers get a section of tire over the rim and...

Two levers get a section of tire over the rim and 3 works even better as you can "step" your way around the tire/rim by taking out the center lever and moving to the next position. I guess you could...
06-11-07, 03:36 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,248
Posted By Kevin S

Here's another one at the low end. I'm 49 until...

Here's another one at the low end. I'm 49 until October. Why lurk here? The conversations are better and seem to apply to me more than the other forums. It seems more in the spirit of when Bike...
12-29-05, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 724
Posted By Kevin S

Check out Unconventional Ideas at: ...

Check out Unconventional Ideas at:
http://www.unconventionalideas.com/

His latest essay, found by clicking "What's New" is about car-free family living.
01-21-04, 06:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Kevin S

And these will be billed as "improvements." They...

And these will be billed as "improvements." They just won't say for whom. :mad:
Forum: Commuting
12-12-03, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By Kevin S

That's great! I suggest calling your councilman's...

That's great! I suggest calling your councilman's office to say thanks. If you don't, the plowing may go away next time they're looking for places to cut the budget.
12-12-03, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 478
Posted By Kevin S

Excellent point! My children and I wear those...

Excellent point! My children and I wear those orange jogger vests with the reflective stipe for our pre-dawn walk/run time. I've instructed them to always assume the driver is night-blind (just...
07-11-03, 02:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 636
Posted By Kevin S

Cycle Works on Johnson's Ferry just south of...

Cycle Works on Johnson's Ferry just south of Lower Roswell road has good people too.
04-30-03, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By Kevin S

Please give us a name or a link. Thanks.

Please give us a name or a link.

Thanks.
04-29-03, 10:32 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,570
Posted By Kevin S

Some people might say that BF is the loony bin. ...

Some people might say that BF is the loony bin. Imagine, saying that cycling is safe. :)
02-14-03, 12:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,047
Posted By Kevin S

Is it truly painted on, or just a decal/sticker...

Is it truly painted on, or just a decal/sticker that can be peeled off?
Forum: Commuting
11-14-02, 11:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By Kevin S

How true, on both counts. At our old office in...

How true, on both counts. At our old office in the Perimeter area, the drivers were pretty good (had to walk in the street, no sidewalks), but as a pedestrian, I learned to like weather that...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-02, 11:38 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,148
Posted By Kevin S

Would that be http://www.performancebike.com/ ?

Would that be http://www.performancebike.com/ ?
Forum: Commuting
09-13-02, 01:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,022
Posted By Kevin S

One other thing. Have your bike tuned up. I...

One other thing. Have your bike tuned up. I recently had the crank replaced on my discount store bike. During the delay getting a crank that would fit, the LBS greased the bottom bracket. The bottom...
Forum: Commuting
07-11-02, 12:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,562
Posted By Kevin S

TCHazzard, Cool light. Did you attach that...

TCHazzard,

Cool light. Did you attach that with a hook-and-loop strap (Velcro), glued hook-and-loop, something else?

Kevin S.
Forum: Commuting
07-03-02, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 464
Posted By Kevin S

Transportation most definitely. Hey,...

Transportation most definitely.



Hey, WorldComm got away with it for three years. :p

Kevin S.
07-03-02, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By Kevin S

As a fitness walker and cyclist, I'd say that...

As a fitness walker and cyclist, I'd say that makes you a better driver :thumbup:

Kevin S.
Forum: Commuting
06-26-02, 07:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,539
Posted By Kevin S

Lin_kieu, I use an old backpack bungeed into...

Lin_kieu,

I use an old backpack bungeed into a coke rack (plastic, used to hold 24-cans) that is fastened to a rear rack on my bike. It's very flexible as I can grab the pack and walk into the...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-02, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 778
Posted By Kevin S

At the other end of the scale. :) Mine is under...

At the other end of the scale. :) Mine is under 20. I park my car 2.5 miles from work and ride the rest about 3 times per week. It's low, but you've got to start somewhere.

Two possible plans for...
Forum: Commuting
06-25-02, 10:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 380
Posted By Kevin S

Congratulations! :beer: Even once in a...

Congratulations! :beer:

Even once in a while is good (at least it works for me).

Kevin S.
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