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07-03-12, 04:33 PM
Replies: 163
Views: 9,852
Posted By kster

Yup, look into getting state disability and see...

Yup, look into getting state disability and see if your employer offers short term disability to bridge the gap to meet your normal income level. When I was hit by a car a few years ago, this was my...
07-20-11, 05:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By kster

In and around Fremont, here are some climbs: -...

In and around Fremont, here are some climbs:
- Palomeras (as you mentioned)
- Morrison Canyon Rd (very steep, but not that long)
- Calaveras Rd (take Niles Canyon into Sunol for the start)
-...
01-25-11, 05:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,498
Posted By kster

FWIW, I can add my experience. I was rear ended...

FWIW, I can add my experience. I was rear ended in 2009 by a car going ~40mph; the driver stopped and was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The police officer found him at fault and wrote...
01-19-11, 02:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 724
Posted By kster

^^ Just imagine the porta-potty lines if...

^^

Just imagine the porta-potty lines if you are at the back of that group. :)
08-14-10, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 698
Posted By kster

It was nice running into you uspspro (in...

It was nice running into you uspspro (in Woodside).
07-23-10, 06:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,908
Posted By kster

Congrats! We put our little one on a push...

Congrats!

We put our little one on a push bike before her second birthday. At close to three years old now, her balance is very impressive. I'd highly recommend one of these for your son in a...
07-19-10, 08:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,611
Posted By kster

The latest update states it was a solo accident: ...

The latest update states it was a solo accident:
http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_15550068?source=rss
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-10, 03:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,323
Posted By kster

I was hit from the rear in Apr 2009 and suffered...

I was hit from the rear in Apr 2009 and suffered multiple fractures. It does take a while to get back on the bike and be comfortable riding with traffic. Just take it in small steps and listen to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-10, 09:44 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,167
Posted By kster

Fractured neck, back, both ankles, right leg,...

Fractured neck, back, both ankles, right leg, tore my gluteus maximum tendon, concussion (was hit by a car in Apr 09).
06-01-10, 04:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,406
Posted By kster

Sorry to hear about your accident. Are you...

Sorry to hear about your accident.

Are you also signing the medical release at this time? Or is it just property damage?
03-17-10, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 824
Posted By kster

To second what BR said, try a M (moderate) pace...

To second what BR said, try a M (moderate) pace ride with FFBC. If that is too slow, you can move up to the faster rides.
02-27-10, 11:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By kster

Thanks guys. Considering how far I've come, I'm...

Thanks guys. Considering how far I've come, I'm doing pretty well. Some of the lingering problems:
- right lower leg still has a bit of swelling/fluid
- right calf is still tight with a few...
02-27-10, 12:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By kster

Bump - I got around to taking a few pics of my...

Bump - I got around to taking a few pics of my wrecked bike:
http://www.pbase.com/kster/look555

Enjoy. :)
02-19-10, 10:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By kster

Zito is getting something like $18M in 2010 and...

Zito is getting something like $18M in 2010 and Rowand is due $12M. That's ~$30M tied up with two players that had average, at best, seasons in 09. These contracts are also preventing the team from a...
02-18-10, 01:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 937
Posted By kster

He seems like a really cool guy. The Giants just...

He seems like a really cool guy. The Giants just paid too much for him (much like the Zito signing).
02-14-10, 08:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 506
Posted By kster

http://www.revolutionsinfitness.com Curtis...

http://www.revolutionsinfitness.com

Curtis is an excellent PT as well as a bike fitter. And he uses the Retul system.
02-07-10, 08:56 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,098
Posted By kster

Glad you're not hurt too badly Ron.

Glad you're not hurt too badly Ron.
02-05-10, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By kster

You are right, this is not a thread for off-topic...

You are right, this is not a thread for off-topic chatter. My apology.
02-05-10, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By kster

Compact spaces = ding me. I always try to...

Compact spaces = ding me.

I always try to park way in the back (with my small car).
02-02-10, 01:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,416
Posted By kster

Any details on how to send money?

Any details on how to send money?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-10, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,882
Posted By kster

I'm running bontrager x lite hardcase tires right...

I'm running bontrager x lite hardcase tires right now in 700x23. They aren't flat proof but a puncture is a rare event (I had a couple of flats while riding to work for a few months).

I agree with...
12-22-09, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,824
Posted By kster

There was a post on the GranFondo's Facebook page...

There was a post on the GranFondo's Facebook page stating the open spaces left.
12-18-09, 10:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,824
Posted By kster

I just registered.

I just registered.
12-16-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,391
Posted By kster

Looks like 3.0 was just released.

Looks like 3.0 was just released.
12-12-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,309
Posted By kster

Congrats on the new 3!

Congrats on the new 3!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-09, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,964
Posted By kster

I also use a Thomson on my Roubaix SL2. I've been...

I also use a Thomson on my Roubaix SL2. I've been using them for years and it's just something I automatically swap out.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-09, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 480
Posted By kster

Cool, thanks!

Cool, thanks!
12-05-09, 07:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By kster

There must be something missing in the reported...

There must be something missing in the reported story as to why the driver wasn't found at fault (by CHP). When I was hit in the rear last April, the driver was cited for two infractions.
12-03-09, 03:57 PM
11-23-09, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,309
Posted By kster

I bought two pairs of those last season from...

I bought two pairs of those last season from Sports Basement as well. They work pretty well and are a good value.
11-10-09, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By kster

Bicyclist fatality near De Anza College

I just saw this:
http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_13755910?source=rss

Very sad. It sounds like a "right hook" from the brief description.
10-14-09, 12:11 PM
09-26-09, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 502
Posted By kster

Yeah, there was a warning about the Niles Canyon...

Yeah, there was a warning about the Niles Canyon closure in the local paper (The Argus).
09-16-09, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 780
Posted By kster

Happy birthday!!

Happy birthday!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-09, 10:50 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,699
Posted By kster

Very nice. It kind of looks like you have a hole...

Very nice. It kind of looks like you have a hole in your seatpost though. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 05:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,325
Posted By kster

A quick summary: ...

A quick summary:
http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=576797

I am doing a lot better now, my fractures have healed and I returned to work last week. Now it's going to be a few months of PT...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-09, 03:49 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,325
Posted By kster

Very sorry to hear about your accident. I got hit...

Very sorry to hear about your accident. I got hit from the rear in late April and I'm still recovering as well.

Your positive attitude will go a long way towards making a full recovery.
08-30-09, 11:33 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,309
Posted By kster

Correct, reflectors (or some sort of reflective...

Correct, reflectors (or some sort of reflective materials) are only required by law for night riding. But you also will need front and rear lighting so the reflector on your handlebar will need to...
08-30-09, 07:03 AM
Replies: 1,969
Views: 84,309
Posted By kster

I like the black/white color scheme on the Trek. ...

I like the black/white color scheme on the Trek.

You don't see too many road bikes with reflectors and platform pedals though. :)
08-23-09, 07:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By kster

Thanks, it's a 52.

Thanks, it's a 52.
08-21-09, 06:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By kster

No, the accident occured in SJ as I was riding...

No, the accident occured in SJ as I was riding from Sunnyvale to Fremont.

loopybunny, the frameset was $2100.

Looking at the big picture, I was very lucky in this accident. I didn't have any...
08-21-09, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By kster

Thanks everyone for the kind words - I'm just...

Thanks everyone for the kind words - I'm just glad that I'm now able to do "normal" things again.
08-21-09, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,568
Posted By kster

Back on the bike after the accident

I didn't post this on BF but I was hit by a car in late April while riding home from work. I got rear-ended at close to 40mph (according to the witness). I fractured: neck, lower back, right leg,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 10:21 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,643
Posted By kster

mzeffex, yup that's an x-ray from my right ankle....

mzeffex, yup that's an x-ray from my right ankle. Unless they begin to bother me, I will leave the hardware in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-09, 09:57 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 17,643
Posted By kster

Pharding, I'm very glad to hear that you are...

Pharding,

I'm very glad to hear that you are feeling better.

I did not post this on BF, but I was hit by a car from the rear (travelling at ~40 mph) in late April. I fractured: neck, lower...
07-14-09, 05:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,866
Posted By kster

How can I learn more about the 20% off?

How can I learn more about the 20% off?
07-05-09, 10:54 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,866
Posted By kster

Livermore Cyclery has good service with decent...

Livermore Cyclery has good service with decent prices (usually below msrp).
07-05-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 882
Posted By kster

Very sad story - I really feel bad for the wife &...

Very sad story - I really feel bad for the wife & three kids.
04-21-09, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 772
Posted By kster

Hmm...this does look fun - but that long drive to...

Hmm...this does look fun - but that long drive to get there.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-09, 11:01 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,891
Posted By kster

A compact double is fine for the Bay Area climbs;...

A compact double is fine for the Bay Area climbs; and you can always get a cassette with lower gearing if you like to spin (like a 28 or 29).
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