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02-26-14, 08:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,199
Posted By Bander

My friends tell me it's easier to stop when you...

My friends tell me it's easier to stop when you have brakes.
09-24-12, 10:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 970
Posted By Bander

Motorist slapped with $750,000 lawsuit

A reckless motorist hit a cyclist in my hometown during an unsafe pass, causing several broken bones and knocking the cyclist unconscious. The motorist plead guilty to failure to yield right of way,...
Forum: Touring
06-18-12, 03:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Bander

Well done, I especially liked the rolling...

Well done, I especially liked the rolling footage. My only suggestion would be to add subtitles so we know where you are at/going.
Forum: Touring
05-25-12, 07:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 772
Posted By Bander

Don't know if this will help or not, but here's a...

Don't know if this will help or not, but here's a short video about a pretty boring topic (a guy woodworking) but it's actually not too bad to watch because of the music and interesting camera shots....
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 06:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 547
Posted By Bander

Welcome to the club :)

Welcome to the club :)
Forum: Commuting
04-26-12, 10:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,173
Posted By Bander

Once while commuting in the early morning dark, I...

Once while commuting in the early morning dark, I saw a car from a cross street that try to cut through traffic and get T-boned by a large pick-up going about 30-35 mph. This happened about 10-15 car...
Forum: Commuting
03-05-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,795
Posted By Bander

But does your girlfriend know you're using your...

But does your girlfriend know you're using your helmet camera to film your "encounters" with her?
11-23-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By Bander

Forget racing it, it would be awesome just to be...

Forget racing it, it would be awesome just to be able to ride it.
Forum: Touring
03-04-11, 07:06 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,822
Posted By Bander

Hey, somebody has to ask the important questions.

Hey, somebody has to ask the important questions.
Forum: Commuting
10-06-10, 02:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By Bander

I have been riding a 2009 Aurora for almost a...

I have been riding a 2009 Aurora for almost a year now. It's a great commuter. I like how easy it is to adjust the height on the handlebars. The only problem I have had is 2 spokes in the back...
10-05-10, 02:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,237
Posted By Bander

Hey, at least they didn't yell at you. ...

Hey, at least they didn't yell at you.
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?200479-We-re-going-to-yell-at-you.
Forum: Commuting
09-03-10, 09:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,159
Posted By Bander

How are you guys mounting the keychain cameras to...

How are you guys mounting the keychain cameras to your handlebars/helmets? Found any good methods?
08-11-10, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 590
Posted By Bander

Light touring bike. Jamis Aurora or Surly XC. ...

Light touring bike. Jamis Aurora or Surly XC. And check what REI is offering.
08-05-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,946
Posted By Bander

Proving that the widely held belief that ninjas...

Proving that the widely held belief that ninjas are invincible is erroneous.
Forum: Touring
08-04-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Bander

Awesome! I love the pic.

Awesome! I love the pic.
Forum: Touring
08-03-10, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Bander

Thanks all for the replies and encouragement. ...

Thanks all for the replies and encouragement. Sounds like taking it easy on the hills and having a plan B is the ticket. I'm looking forward to this very much!
Forum: Touring
08-02-10, 02:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Bander

How much climbing is too much?

Work is sending me to the island of Crete in September, and I am planning on taking advantage of the opportunity to take some time off and tour around the western part of the island for about 10...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-10, 08:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,200
Posted By Bander

Some guys will do anything just to get a cute...

Some guys will do anything just to get a cute doctor to feed them a ham sandwich.
07-21-10, 11:02 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,236
Posted By Bander

Sheldon says to just use the front brake in most...

Sheldon says to just use the front brake in most cases:
http://www.sheldonbrown.com/brakturn.html

When I was younger, I would use both brakes and skid the bike sideways until I skidded to a...
Forum: Commuting
07-21-10, 10:49 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 8,315
Posted By Bander

Haven't done the drive through ATM at my credit...

Haven't done the drive through ATM at my credit union yet (visits there are rare), but I would. I do use the drive through service at the pharmacy on my bike, and all I've gotten is positive...
07-13-10, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 271
Posted By Bander

Numb foot

I have been happily commuting on bike over 2 years now. Several months ago I decided to upgrade my steed from a cheap aluminum hybrid to a 2009 Jamis Aurora (steel frame light touring/commuting...
Forum: Commuting
07-13-10, 11:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,785
Posted By Bander

From your description you're just riding for fun...

From your description you're just riding for fun & utility (versus racing competetively), so you don't really need a new/carbon bike. But if that is what you want to spend your money on, knock...
Forum: Commuting
06-10-10, 01:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,664
Posted By Bander

Seriously, talk to your doctor. That happened to...

Seriously, talk to your doctor. That happened to me and it was bronchitis.
Forum: Introductions
05-26-10, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 245
Posted By Bander

The first rule of Questbikes is don't talk about...

The first rule of Questbikes is don't talk about Questbikes.
Forum: Touring
05-26-10, 07:31 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,989
Posted By Bander

Currently living on the East coast, but I'm from...

Currently living on the East coast, but I'm from Utah :)
where most of the land is BLM or Forest Service:
http://www.nationalatlas.gov/printable/images/pdf/fedlands/ut.pdf
Forum: Touring
05-26-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,989
Posted By Bander

If you are out west, most range land is public...

If you are out west, most range land is public land. It is used by ranchers that have a grazing lease, but you still have the right to access public land in most cases even if a rancher has built...
05-01-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 590
Posted By Bander

You can easily do 220 kms over two days on that...

You can easily do 220 kms over two days on that bike, provided you are fit enough. Get a more comfortable seat and put on narrower road tires like you said. Also I would suggest putting on bar ends...
Forum: Commuting
04-05-10, 07:52 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,611
Posted By Bander

Driving home from work one time I had a brief...

Driving home from work one time I had a brief moment of panic when I noticed I was not going the right way and needed to quickly figure out how to get back on track. Then I realized that I was not...
03-24-10, 11:05 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,441
Posted By Bander

I keep an extra wheel set strapped to my back. ...

I keep an extra wheel set strapped to my back. That way, if I get a flat I can just switch out the wheel and keep going.
03-23-10, 09:54 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bander

Wow, that is a great mental picture. Props to...

Wow, that is a great mental picture. Props to your storytelling, Joey.
03-16-10, 08:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,679
Posted By Bander

Wow, best thread revival ever. sagacitoma, you...

Wow, best thread revival ever. sagacitoma, you must have found some serious inner peace. I do not think I would have such a kind attitude towards someone that acted in utter disregard to my life.
Forum: Commuting
03-08-10, 10:05 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,061
Posted By Bander

That's a man, baby! Well at least she is...

That's a man, baby!

Well at least she is doing something to burn some calories.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-10, 10:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,659
Posted By Bander

Dude! Welcome to the club.

Dude! Welcome to the club.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-10, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Bander

So if she weighs the same as a duck, you don't...

So if she weighs the same as a duck, you don't want to marry her.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-10, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Bander

How does that one saying go? Some things I have...

How does that one saying go? Some things I have to learn by experience, but I rather would have just read about them on the internet. Somebody around here has that in their sig line.
Forum: Commuting
03-04-10, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 384
Posted By Bander

Wood ices quicker than pavement

Wood ices quicker than pavement
aka, my annual wipeout

Since becoming a regular bike commuter, I seem to take a spill on the roads once a year. This has so far always been solo accidents, and...
Forum: Commuting
02-24-10, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 857
Posted By Bander

I ride a 2009 Jamis Aurora, and am running 45 mm...

I ride a 2009 Jamis Aurora, and am running 45 mm Planet Bike HC fenders. They fit just fine
01-28-10, 01:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 780
Posted By Bander

And yet you left "resultant" in there? Tsk, tsk....

And yet you left "resultant" in there? Tsk, tsk. :50:
Forum: Commuting
01-18-10, 11:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By Bander

Yeah, Gordon gets all my business, best bike shop...

Yeah, Gordon gets all my business, best bike shop around. It is funny to go in his shop, which is geared towards C&V and racers, and see all these guys come in with Walmart junkers. But Gordon is...
Forum: Commuting
01-13-10, 07:19 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By Bander

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Commuting
01-12-10, 11:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,386
Posted By Bander

Not sure how to feel on this one...

The Police Chief in a city I commute through struck a cyclist with his SUV; luckily, it was at low speed and no one was hurt.
...
Forum: Great Lakes
01-07-10, 10:39 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,274
Posted By Bander

But think of all the money you'll save on...

But think of all the money you'll save on penicillin.
12-20-09, 06:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,480
Posted By Bander

Or just use a wet spot...same result without a...

Or just use a wet spot...same result without a lasting mark anywhere.
Forum: Commuting
11-21-09, 01:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,293
Posted By Bander

The Virginia bicycle code allows a cyclist to...

The Virginia bicycle code allows a cyclist to overtake a slower moving vehicle on the left or the right.
11-14-09, 04:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,906
Posted By Bander

Um, what?!? When did this happen? :(

Um, what?!? When did this happen? :(
Forum: Commuting
11-14-09, 09:56 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,492
Posted By Bander

Starting up in the cold with colder leg muscles...

Starting up in the cold with colder leg muscles always makes winter riding seem tougher to me.
Forum: Touring
11-08-09, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 542
Posted By Bander

Hey, you look a bit like the Bulgarian version of...

Hey, you look a bit like the Bulgarian version of Sean Connery in some of those pictures.
11-08-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,638
Posted By Bander

Last year I biked through a speed trap that two...

Last year I biked through a speed trap that two police officers on foot were running on a neighborhood street near my work. They radar gunned me as I went by and yelled "18!" to let me know my speed...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-09, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 982
Posted By Bander

Maybe try this bike? Similar to the CC but with...

Maybe try this bike? Similar to the CC but with indexed shifters instead of bar ends. My LBS is currently selling this on discount below MSRP....
11-03-09, 10:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,467
Posted By Bander

Those guys make JoeyBike look like a safety nanny.

Those guys make JoeyBike look like a safety nanny.
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