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06-02-04, 09:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,090
Posted By hayneda

If your headset is tighter in one direction of...

If your headset is tighter in one direction of rotation than the other, that indicates that your headtube ends are not parallel and need to be faced. If you decided to replace your headset anyway,...
Forum: Recumbent
05-20-04, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,392
Posted By hayneda

Any upright road bike with aerobars would do for...

Any upright road bike with aerobars would do for a reasonably fit rider.

Dave
Forum: Commuting
05-07-04, 11:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,207
Posted By hayneda

Let's see: 1) When I commute by bike I...

Let's see:

1) When I commute by bike I cannot run silly cyclists off the road with my SUV.
2) My bike doesn't have a window to throw trash out of.
3) My bike doesn't have a cigarette lighter....
04-28-04, 02:49 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,101
Posted By hayneda

Posers and racer wannabees on $5,000 wonderbikes...

Posers and racer wannabees on $5,000 wonderbikes with full color-coordinated cycling wear that look down on me on my retro bikes with fenders and panniers. Of course, when said poser/racer wannabee...
04-26-04, 09:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,819
Posted By hayneda

My fixie, all my bikes in fact, are breakless. ...

My fixie, all my bikes in fact, are breakless. However, it does have both front and rear brakes.

Grins,
Dave
Forum: Touring
04-26-04, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,401
Posted By hayneda

I love the Shimano SPD sandals. Great for...

I love the Shimano SPD sandals. Great for touring, randonneuring and ultra marathon cycling. Great for riding in the rain. No need to take "off the bike" shoes. Great for those hot days when your...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-04, 09:34 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By hayneda

Yes, many times. Sometimes thousands of miles...

Yes, many times. Sometimes thousands of miles from home. I learned how to fix flats a long time ago.




Been there, done that. Some of the things I've dealt with on the road include: broken...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-04, 03:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By hayneda

My goodness what for? For the weight of a cell...

My goodness what for? For the weight of a cell phone you could carry an extra spare tube and folding tire. In the event of trouble, those would be far more useful.

I don't mean any offense, it...
04-23-04, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 14,834
Posted By hayneda

Correct. But for all practicle purposes, you can...

Correct. But for all practicle purposes, you can dispense with them for the cages.

Dave
04-23-04, 11:05 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 33,360
Posted By hayneda

By the way, it's known as "endurance limit" not...

By the way, it's known as "endurance limit" not fatigue limit.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-04, 10:47 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 948
Posted By hayneda

Stay hydrated and fed and you'll be fine. ...

Stay hydrated and fed and you'll be fine.

That's my favorite way to tour, credit carding and staying in hotels, carrying no more than a rain jacket, t-shirt, and shorts with maybe an extra jersey....
04-22-04, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By hayneda

Cahaba in B'ham are good folks with three...

Cahaba in B'ham are good folks with three different locations.

Dave
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-04, 07:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,027
Posted By hayneda

I run DT shifters on my racing bike. In fact,...

I run DT shifters on my racing bike. In fact, I've removed STI from all of my bikes. My tourer and tandem both have bar ends, and my fixie don't need no stinkin shifter. For long brevets, touring,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-04, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By hayneda

Similar to Chevy Chases' advice in Caddyshack,...

Similar to Chevy Chases' advice in Caddyshack, "be the wind."

Dave
02-02-04, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,718
Posted By hayneda

Moonshot, Where abouts in AL is your new...

Moonshot,

Where abouts in AL is your new club? I'm in Madison County.
Forum: Commuting
01-08-04, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,690
Posted By hayneda

EXACTLY! Try hoisting a car onto your...

EXACTLY!

Try hoisting a car onto your shoulder and hoofing it on down the road!

Taco a wheel--throw the bike on your shoulder and walk.
Get "stuck" in the snow--throw the bike on your...
Forum: Commuting
01-08-04, 09:21 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,690
Posted By hayneda

No need to buy them, just make them yourself. ...

No need to buy them, just make them yourself. For permanent tire casing repair, a piece of denim (from blue jeans) or dacron (sail cloth) should be glued into the tire casing using contact cement.
...
12-18-03, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 946
Posted By hayneda

In my experience, travel agents suck. They are a...

In my experience, travel agents suck. They are a kludgy solution at best. I have a tandem that was equiped with travel agents and v-brakes and, while it worked okay, the brakes felt like crap. ...
Forum: Recumbent
12-18-03, 11:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,263
Posted By hayneda

Tell your wife that: 1) It's cheaper than...

Tell your wife that:

1) It's cheaper than heart surgery.
2) More fun than the gym.
3) Goes faster than the couch.
4) Looks better than a hot, young mistress.

Grins,
Dave
12-16-03, 11:43 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,913
Posted By hayneda

I believe that fixed gear road bikes are the most...

I believe that fixed gear road bikes are the most efficient machine for transport. Yes, you have to get up and muscle up the hills and spin down them. But the incredable efficiency of a fixed...
12-15-03, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,552
Posted By hayneda

Just because someone is a "serious cyclist" (nice...

Just because someone is a "serious cyclist" (nice go fast bike, lycra, hard riding, etc.) does not mean they are an experienced, knowledgeable cyclist. This is a serious problem due to the lack of...
Forum: Commuting
12-12-03, 11:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,250
Posted By hayneda

I'm a car free full time bike commuter. Also,...

I'm a car free full time bike commuter. Also, I'm a randonneur. As someone that has riden through the entire night while on my randonneuring rides, I have become absolutely convinced that I'm safer...
Forum: Commuting
12-11-03, 04:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,614
Posted By hayneda

Fendered fixed gear with plenty of lights.

Fendered fixed gear with plenty of lights.
Forum: Touring
11-17-03, 09:50 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,976
Posted By hayneda

I'm a RUSA member for the past two years. I've...

I'm a RUSA member for the past two years. I've done full brevet series the past two years and completed BMB last year and PBP this year.

Dave
11-14-03, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 493
Posted By hayneda

What a bunch of crap. The League didn't do squat...

What a bunch of crap. The League didn't do squat in pursuing the matter with Clear Channel. Heck, they wouldn't even return our club's emails to them about the matter.

They are apparently too...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-03, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,549
Posted By hayneda

I would either get the real thing, or just use a...

I would either get the real thing, or just use a rack with a solid top in the back. Those snap on pretenders are a waste of time and money.

However, you can mount real fenders using zip ties...
Forum: Touring
11-14-03, 09:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By hayneda

Child trailers are an altogether different...

Child trailers are an altogether different matter. We have one of those as well. They are about twice as heavy as a touring trailer, and MUCH greater size and aero drag (due to the large profile)....
Forum: Touring
11-13-03, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By hayneda

I'm a hard and fast rider and would probably be...

I'm a hard and fast rider and would probably be considered a hammerhead by most touring riders. I like to cruise in the 18-20 mph range, and at those kinds of speeds the trailer's better...
Forum: Touring
11-12-03, 03:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,328
Posted By hayneda

Trailer vs. Panniers

I'm one of those that have actually toured with both. I honestly can't decide which I like best. But, I can provide some comments and observations about the two options compared.

The trailer...
Forum: Commuting
10-31-03, 09:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,907
Posted By hayneda

Fight it. It is illegal to disobey a police...

Fight it. It is illegal to disobey a police officer--but not when his order is an illegal order.

Sounds like a case of young "Billy Bad Ass Syndome" you know, a young snot-nosed, bad attitude...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-03, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By hayneda

Two riders.

Two riders.
Forum: Commuting
09-16-03, 08:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,185
Posted By hayneda

Use a cycling cap. I learned this trick from...

Use a cycling cap. I learned this trick from fellow randonneur Kent Petersen. You can wear it under your helmet and simply duck your head enough to block the headlights until the car passes.
09-16-03, 08:06 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,257
Posted By hayneda

Also, some have asked about arrangement or where...

Also, some have asked about arrangement or where to send flowers, etc. I received the following from Ken's sister-in-law:



Date: Tue, 16 Sep 2003 02:13:26 -0000
From: "tanya"...
09-16-03, 08:03 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,257
Posted By hayneda

Latest update: Here's the story in the...

Latest update:

Here's the story in the Scottsboro Daily Sentinel

http://www.thedailysentinel.com/story.lasso?wcd=165

Identity of biker killed remains unclear

By Mazie Aldrich
The Daily...
09-15-03, 03:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,257
Posted By hayneda

I have confirmed this with the Alabama State...

I have confirmed this with the Alabama State Troopers that worked the accident (murder). Ken was not killed instantly but died later at the hospital. Other details are sketchy since they are still...
09-15-03, 09:25 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 21,257
Posted By hayneda

Ken Kifer killed by drunk

Many of you have no doubt heard of Ken Kifer and seen his rather extensive cycling website at www.kenkifer.com. We were just informed that Ken was killed by a drunk driver about 6 miles from his...
Forum: Commuting
09-12-03, 08:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 888
Posted By hayneda

On the traffic side, which in the US is on the...

On the traffic side, which in the US is on the left--the more that sticks out into the traffic lane, the better. This is also good since the left, non-derailleur side is also the "light" side of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-03, 03:32 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,700
Posted By hayneda

Who has not crashed? . . . those that will.

Who has not crashed? . . . those that will.
Forum: Commuting
09-10-03, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By hayneda

Thanks Paul, I wasn't aware that list existed. ...

Thanks Paul, I wasn't aware that list existed.

Dave
Forum: Commuting
09-09-03, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By hayneda

By mailing list, I mean one of lists available...

By mailing list, I mean one of lists available for free from topica, yahoo and others. Basically, you join and then can post to the list. Everyone on the list can get the messages either as...
Forum: Commuting
09-09-03, 09:00 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 590
Posted By hayneda

Bike Commuter Email List

I have been toying with the idea of starting an email list for bike commuters and utility cyclists. The idea is that this list would serve those that use bikes as a practical transportation vehicle....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-03, 10:10 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,684
Posted By hayneda

765 miles in 77 hours on PBP. Most in a day is...

765 miles in 77 hours on PBP. Most in a day is around 300 miles.

Eat, sleep, ride, repeat!
09-04-03, 04:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,997
Posted By hayneda

If it is a senor controlled light, and your bike...

If it is a senor controlled light, and your bike will not trip the sensor, then the theory is that it is a "disfunction/malfunctioning" signal. Most vehicle codes have language that you treat such...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-03, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 490
Posted By hayneda

No.

No.
Forum: Touring
09-02-03, 08:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 841
Posted By hayneda

REI has them.

REI has them.
09-02-03, 08:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 910
Posted By hayneda

I used to be [a league member] but let my...

I used to be [a league member] but let my membership lapse due several things that bug me about the LAB.

1. They have gotten too hung up on bike paths, helmet, and kiddie bike advocacy.

2. ...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-03, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 837
Posted By hayneda

I commute on fixed most of the time. It's simply...

I commute on fixed most of the time. It's simply much more durable and lower maintenance than anything else.
08-08-03, 07:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By hayneda

The AAA fights anything they see as restricting...

The AAA fights anything they see as restricting motorists. I had assumed that was pretty well known.
08-07-03, 03:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By hayneda

Notice who did the study: AAA. They have a...

Notice who did the study: AAA. They have a vested interest in promoting use of the automobile. Since they know eating, drinking and such can't realistically be banned, they show these as more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-03, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 436
Posted By hayneda

I did it back in the late 80's. I rained all...

I did it back in the late 80's. I rained all day. On top it was very cold. So cold the hydration drink of choice was coffee! We ditched plans to ride back down the mtn after the ride.

hayneda
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