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03-01-03, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 847
Posted By Ouch !

I'm with Poptart. Hants try swimming , just...

I'm with Poptart.

Hants try swimming , just forget about kicking your legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-03, 04:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,505
Posted By Ouch !

Wabbit, in normal day activities I've experienced...

Wabbit, in normal day activities I've experienced deja-vu, you know you could be cycling down a strange road that you've never been down before only to get the curious sensation you've been there at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-03, 05:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,505
Posted By Ouch !

Pletcgm, did you have Deja Vu just before the...

Pletcgm, did you have Deja Vu just before the seizure ? because if there is one thing I wish other people could experience it's that.

Now that was one wild sensation:) totally trippy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-03, 04:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,505
Posted By Ouch !

Pletcgm. I also suffer from Epilepsy, though...

Pletcgm.
I also suffer from Epilepsy, though mine is so mild and harmless as to be of no consequence, because I never blackout or lose control, I decided to come off the meds and sort myself out...
Forum: Commuting
02-21-03, 03:41 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Commute , What commute. I've been laid low with...

Commute , What commute.
I've been laid low with the flu, so not only have I not been to work,I've been unable to use all of the free time cycling.

Still I'm getting better at using my son's...
02-21-03, 03:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 881
Posted By Ouch !

Just to expand this thread a little more, In an...

Just to expand this thread a little more, In an old episode of Friends that was on last night, there was a bike shop in the background of one scene and it definitely had a Cannondale in the window....
02-08-03, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By Ouch !

I just use good old vaseline as a face protector,...

I just use good old vaseline as a face protector, plaster it on and it protects me from the wind and rain. No problems.
Forum: Commuting
02-08-03, 02:39 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,276
Posted By Ouch !

Looking down and seeing 14.05 mins on the clock...

Looking down and seeing 14.05 mins on the clock for a 4.5 mile commute, still my fastest time.
Forum: Commuting
01-21-03, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

It getting slightly warmer so ditched the tights...

It getting slightly warmer so ditched the tights and just put on a pair of shorts and it was worth it.

I had my first wolf whistle whilst riding:) so I'm seriously considering shaving my legs...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-03, 05:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,477
Posted By Ouch !

I'm with you chewa on this one. provided I think...

I'm with you chewa on this one. provided I think I can force the issue without injuring myself I'll also make the car wait. Though I have to say I've been lucky lately and it hasn't happened.
01-21-03, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 507
Posted By Ouch !

Tyres the wrong way around ?

A simple question.

I've a set of Tioga XC tyres which have the word tioga written between every tread.

If I'm sitting on the bike and I look down at the front tyre should I be able to read the...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-03, 03:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,765
Posted By Ouch !

I've always wanted a T-Shirt with a sign that...

I've always wanted a T-Shirt with a sign that said "Cyclist on Board" on the back and it has to be the same design as the "baby on board" signs that people love to put in their cars.
Forum: Commuting
01-15-03, 03:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,477
Posted By Ouch !

Coming home at 11pm, it when the drunks get...

Coming home at 11pm, it when the drunks get thrown out of the pubs. Most of the week it's no problem but friday night is a nightmare.

Gangs of youngsters tanked up on 3 pints and a shandy who...
Forum: Commuting
01-15-03, 03:14 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Today's commute was wet and windy in the morning...

Today's commute was wet and windy in the morning but the rain kindly stopped for the journey home.

I also managed to finish work very early today and had a wonderful time when I noticed that the...
01-04-03, 05:35 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,044
Posted By Ouch !

The chain and cassette wear away at the same time...

The chain and cassette wear away at the same time and as a result they blend together. you will then find that just replacing one may be worse than the original problem (i did).

To replace the...
Forum: Commuting
12-19-02, 12:31 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Today was horrid. First I had to scrap ice...

Today was horrid.

First I had to scrap ice of the windscreen, then I had to put up with other motorist on the road, who all seem in a hurry to get to Work !

I did notice that the radio in the...
Forum: Commuting
12-16-02, 03:02 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Bloody awful start to the day, got ready to go to...

Bloody awful start to the day, got ready to go to work , went out to fetch the bike only to find it with a flat tyre, having no time to sort it out, quickly took the lights off and put them on my...
12-15-02, 05:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Ouch !

Hey Chris Nice photo's, I sure I've seen that...

Hey Chris Nice photo's, I sure I've seen that house on a pillar before.

If my memory serves me right, it was on Discovery Channel (probably something like "Australia's strangest Home Improvments"...
Forum: Commuting
12-13-02, 05:24 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Just completed my dreaded Friday night commute...

Just completed my dreaded Friday night commute home, I saved a bit of energy so that I could hammer past the stretch of road where the pubs are only to run straight over some broken glass.

It was...
12-10-02, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 724
Posted By Ouch !

I did did I not a banana baton he lived...

I did did I

not a banana baton

he lived as a devil eh ?

;)

! hcuO
Forum: Commuting
12-10-02, 05:31 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

It's bitterly cold and very windy, at one point...

It's bitterly cold and very windy, at one point on my commute to work I was going downhill, standing up on the pedals and giving it all I have and I only managed 18mph !! man that wind was strong.
...
12-06-02, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,521
Posted By Ouch !

This thread caught my curiosity so a quick search...

This thread caught my curiosity so a quick search resulted in

Cyberglow (http://www.cyberglow.co.uk)

I wonder if they can make a Bike Forums design or least a design for cyclists
Forum: Commuting
12-04-02, 12:55 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

A bad start this morning. I slept late and didn't...

A bad start this morning. I slept late and didn't have time for breakfast, The ride into work went okay but then realised that I'd left my bottle full of Carbohydrate drink on the Kitchen table:( .
...
12-04-02, 12:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 358
Posted By Ouch !

Hey if this is going to happen maybe I could join...

Hey if this is going to happen maybe I could join in.

I've just asked the boss(wife) and she has given the green light;) but does anybody know what time of year this happens ?

I've been to the...
12-04-02, 12:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 573
Posted By Ouch !

Hope it's nothing serious, did the doc recommend...

Hope it's nothing serious, did the doc recommend cycling specifically ?
Forum: Commuting
12-02-02, 12:34 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Let the wind blow. After a day of gale warnings...

Let the wind blow. After a day of gale warnings 60+mph I was psyched up to give it my best this morning and apart from one huge gust of wind that virtually stopped the bike is was pretty easy and I...
11-30-02, 04:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,424
Posted By Ouch !

To answer the question "do you look for to riding...

To answer the question "do you look for to riding in the rain" the answer will have to be NO, but will I let rain stop me going out ......NO NO NO.

I work on the theory that you can only get so...
11-30-02, 03:54 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,178
Posted By Ouch !

I guess with commuting every week day and wanting...

I guess with commuting every week day and wanting to ride on the weekends, it's nearly everyday. and I turn into a right grouch if I don't manage to go for a ride.
Forum: Commuting
11-25-02, 06:10 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

The ride into work was Damp but uneventful,...

The ride into work was Damp but uneventful, coming home at 11.00pm I couldn't believe my eyes (not that my eyes could see a lot) The fog was incredibly thick and I instantly prepared myself for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-02, 01:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,630
Posted By Ouch !

When I started wearing bibs. Like everything...

When I started wearing bibs.

Like everything else in life cycling is a progression. From a supermarket bike to a fair Mtb to a roadbike and the clothes improved as well, but I can still remember...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-02, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 326
Posted By Ouch !

Hi Naisme, I work alternating shifts of days one...

Hi Naisme, I work alternating shifts of days one week then afternoons the next and they DO present different problems.

On dayshift I go to work at 6.20am which means because there are not many...
Forum: Commuting
11-23-02, 06:49 AM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

My first ever apologetic driver whilst commuting,...

My first ever apologetic driver whilst commuting, The guy pulled out in front of me causing me to brake hard and just stop in time, He waved an apology then rolled down his window to say sorry and...
Forum: Commuting
11-20-02, 01:37 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

It's getting worse around here, today's commute...

It's getting worse around here, today's commute to work was very cold, very wet and very windy. it was a very cold rain that left me with a freezing painful forehead.
It improved quite a lot for the...
Forum: Commuting
11-19-02, 03:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 828
Posted By Ouch !

It has to be hard or it just gets boring,...

It has to be hard or it just gets boring, obviously the are some days that I just haven't got what it takes, those days I HAVE to take easy.
Forum: Commuting
11-19-02, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Bummer this morning, my back light fell off on...

Bummer this morning, my back light fell off on the way to work and smashed(my fault), but why did it have to happen right by a bus stop. Luckily I have a light on my Rucksack as well so I made it to...
11-18-02, 03:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,398
Posted By Ouch !

Mtnbikerchk that sounds a cool idea, now have you...

Mtnbikerchk that sounds a cool idea, now have you thought of a name for the shop.
11-18-02, 03:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,398
Posted By Ouch !

I really don't want anything myself for christmas...

I really don't want anything myself for christmas but I know what presents santa is bringing the kids and I cannot wait to play with those.

Errrr..... I mean watch the kids unwrap them and see the...
Forum: Commuting
11-18-02, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

It was cold this morning, no ice but it couldn't...

It was cold this morning, no ice but it couldn't have been much above freezing point, set off as normal and everything was okay but when I got to work found that my back light batteries were nearly...
11-18-02, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,165
Posted By Ouch !

Been there. He took one look at the bike and...

Been there.

He took one look at the bike and told me not to bother. He said he couldn't justify taking my money to repair a bike that he knew would be back in a week or two with the same problems.
11-17-02, 02:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,165
Posted By Ouch !

I understand what your saying, but it would be...

I understand what your saying, but it would be best to take the bike back and ask for your money back, then buy a magazine and look for a bargain in there.
Right at the moment they are off loading...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-02, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Today was the first dry day this week:) , so you...

Today was the first dry day this week:) , so you might be right about the bad weather moving north, though I hope it's pouring down tomorrow night.

The wetter the better on fridays because friday...
Forum: Commuting
11-13-02, 05:50 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Torrential Rain going to work and coming home. ...

Torrential Rain going to work and coming home.

Coming home was one of those rides were you feel like riding forever, the bike was as smooth as silk and it got me wondering if the bike is faster in...
Forum: Commuting
11-11-02, 06:09 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Todays commute into work was damp but uneventful,...

Todays commute into work was damp but uneventful, the commute home was a battle through torrential rain and a strong headwind, what with the weather and it being 11pm it was very quiet and I had a...
11-10-02, 04:05 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,601
Posted By Ouch !

My father passed away Several years ago and all...

My father passed away Several years ago and all my life I watched him struggle with ill health, as a kid I to wanted a dad that would play sports with me or take me around with him, instead of the...
Forum: Commuting
11-09-02, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

This morning was great hardly any traffic , no...

This morning was great hardly any traffic , no rain, no wind.

Coming home there was a slight headwind but nothing to get me down.

Pity it's saturday and I had to go into work:(
Forum: Commuting
11-08-02, 12:39 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Torrential rain going to work Torrential...

Torrential rain going to work

Torrential rain and strong headwind going home, also the closest NDE I've had as a commuter, it was only my yell of panic and the drivers quick reactions that saved...
Forum: Commuting
11-07-02, 03:11 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Cold but dry this morning which meant for the...

Cold but dry this morning which meant for the first time this week I didn't have to spend hours in work drying my clothes in readiness for the homeward journey.
It was also lovely and dry for the...
11-06-02, 03:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 604
Posted By Ouch !

I sometimes carry a phone when I ride, but it's...

I sometimes carry a phone when I ride, but it's switched off. I carry it as an emergency in case something happens and I'm unable to make it home.

I ride to escape everything for a while, so I'm...
11-06-02, 01:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,894
Posted By Ouch !

I'd rather you didn't mention that dirtbag,...

I'd rather you didn't mention that dirtbag, before he came along she was mine, mine I tell you.
Then he came along with his good looks and fancy clothes and swept her away, but I've got something...
Forum: Commuting
11-06-02, 01:04 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 908,010
Posted By Ouch !

Forget to mention that the rain was so hard that...

Forget to mention that the rain was so hard that it must have washed most of the lubrication off the bike, because on the way it creaked and squeaked with every turn of the pedals.

So I gave it...
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