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Forum: Recumbent
10-24-14, 09:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,234
Posted By PJones0012

Touring tadpole

I have many years (since early 70's) riding experience but because I'm getting older (61) and arthritis it makes sense to go to a recumbent that I'll be using for touring. There's some requirements...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-11, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,227
Posted By PJones0012

If the top speed is below 20MPH and it has pedals...

If the top speed is below 20MPH and it has pedals the Feds (Federal Highway Transportation Administration Administration) consider it a bicycle. Can't tell by the pics but if they are gas powered...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By PJones0012

Don't have a car, don't want one and don't need...

Don't have a car, don't want one and don't need one. Haven't had a car since 2001. If I can't get there by bike, foot or public transportation I don't need to go. BTW, visually impaired veteran here...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,285
Posted By PJones0012

In fact I'm thinking of doing an all night ride...

In fact I'm thinking of doing an all night ride soon. Leave about midnight, get back around 6AM. Just a tour around the city. Have the road mostly to myself, get some nighttime pics, grab something...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-11, 01:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,825
Posted By PJones0012

No, but I carry it for the dog I may encounter on...

No, but I carry it for the dog I may encounter on the street, not when they are in a fenced area. And yes, it would work just as well on the owner if they have a problem with me macing their dog and...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,941
Posted By PJones0012

My last bike was a Motobecane Elite FS (hybrid)....

My last bike was a Motobecane Elite FS (hybrid). Suspension seat post and front fork. Came with cyclocross type tires. Currently have a Motobecane Cafe Latte which is a road frame bike that came...
Forum: Commuting
08-06-11, 01:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 806
Posted By PJones0012

Waco has had over 30 days over 100. Here in...

Waco has had over 30 days over 100. Here in Houston yesterday heat index was 110. Currently at UH Downtown it's 97.2 with a heat index of 103 (1:59PM). Every time I turn on my laptop the little...
Forum: Commuting
08-04-11, 12:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By PJones0012

You are correct. I just notices that the last...

You are correct. I just notices that the last podcast was dated 05/27/09. Good listening then delete. :twitchy: Came across The FredCast as well. It's very extensive and up to date.
Forum: Commuting
08-04-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 276
Posted By PJones0012

Bike to work Podcast

Just came across this while browsing through iTunes. So fat it is a series of 6 podcast, 1 with Gary Fisher and one with Rich Kelly of Interbike. The link will send you to the website...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 04:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By PJones0012

When I'm a 200lb guy on a bike with nothing...

When I'm a 200lb guy on a bike with nothing between me and injury/death going up against a couple of tons of steel, rubber and plastic I will err on the side of caution every time. Remember also that...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,068
Posted By PJones0012

Critical Mass has just become an excuse for some...

Critical Mass has just become an excuse for some cyclist to act out. It may have served a purpose at one time but with incidents like this they do more harm than good.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:53 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,825
Posted By PJones0012

When I ride past a fenced in dog park, a dog runs...

When I ride past a fenced in dog park, a dog runs up to the fence chasing me barking and the owner says to the dog "Get the bike, get the bike". (I care Mace for just the reason).
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,167
Posted By PJones0012

Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,825
Posted By PJones0012

Yup, that would be me on major streets. Deal with...

Yup, that would be me on major streets. Deal with it.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:34 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,873
Posted By PJones0012

Yup, absolutely. I even go as far as if a car...

Yup, absolutely. I even go as far as if a car pulls up behind me AND has their right turn signal on when I'm trying to so straight, I signal them to go around me to make their turn.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:31 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,411
Posted By PJones0012

Magellan shorts, mesh liner. No undies.

Magellan shorts, mesh liner. No undies.
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 03:22 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,825
Posted By PJones0012

cyclist- riding on the street going against...

cyclist- riding on the street going against traffic.
motorist- following to close
people in general
08-02-11, 03:16 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,730
Posted By PJones0012

Yeah, but will he care? I agree that's probably...

Yeah, but will he care? I agree that's probably what he was thinking so my guess is no, he won't care. The cyclist MADE him do it because he was on HIS rode.
Forum: Commuting
07-31-11, 04:46 PM
07-31-11, 04:37 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 3,004
Posted By PJones0012

Some, such as myself, have no choice but to bike,...

Some, such as myself, have no choice but to bike, take public transportation or walk. Why? Because I'm legally blind. I haven't driven in several years, don't have, don't need and don't want a car....
07-30-11, 03:57 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,983
Posted By PJones0012

I use to invest a lot of money in cycling...

I use to invest a lot of money in cycling clothing. Now I wear what is comfortable off bike as well as on. Do a lot of my clothe shopping at Academy and buy shorts and ****s from Magellian and off...
07-30-11, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 406
Posted By PJones0012

Bike Tracks app for iPhone.

I downloaded the Bike Tracks app from the Apple Store yesterday and used it this AM on a very short ride. Seems to work well enough for what it says it will do; speed, distance, elevation, take pics...
Forum: Commuting
07-30-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,043
Posted By PJones0012

Depending on the road I will either stay on the...

Depending on the road I will either stay on the street or take the sidewalk. I make every effort to take residential areas and side streets and stay on the road. If I need to take a major roadway,...
07-30-11, 03:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By PJones0012

Not the rim tape. It now appears the the...

Not the rim tape. It now appears the the punctures are occurring at different places. They have been on the side, next to the tire and next to the rim. The rim tape was removed and plastic electrical...
Forum: Introductions
07-29-11, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 199
Posted By PJones0012

Montrose/ Upper Kirby area (59S & S....

Montrose/ Upper Kirby area (59S & S. Shepherd).
Forum: Commuting
07-29-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 327
Views: 27,381
Posted By PJones0012

...you forget that you have a car. Or, ...you...

...you forget that you have a car. Or,
...you need to move your bike out of the way to get to your car.
07-29-11, 01:08 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,531
Posted By PJones0012

I have been known to listen to music when I ride...

I have been known to listen to music when I ride but that depends on the surroundings. Never, never in traffic or where I need to be aware of surroundings. And always with an open type of ear speaker...
07-29-11, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By PJones0012

70 PSI, check with a digital gauge.

70 PSI, check with a digital gauge.
07-29-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By PJones0012

7 flats in 7 weeks

It's been a long time since I've posted and I didn't want to start out this way but here it goes.
7 weeks ago I purchased a Motobecane Cafe Latte to replace a worn out Motobecane Elite FS. The Cafe...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-08, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,236
Posted By PJones0012

Insults and curses only. I carry a can of Halt!...

Insults and curses only. I carry a can of Halt! of things start to get nasty. Works on people as well as dogs.
Forum: Texas
03-18-08, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 889
Posted By PJones0012

Aside from the original post, thanks for the link...

Aside from the original post, thanks for the link to Better World. I gotta check this out. Thanks Jim.
Forum: Commuting
02-23-08, 10:21 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,687
Posted By PJones0012

Fox Fluid rain jacket stays in my trunk.l Works...

Fox Fluid rain jacket stays in my trunk.l Works great for me. http://www.mtbr.com/reviews/Jackets/product_84381.shtml
02-23-08, 10:08 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,989
Posted By PJones0012

One way to piss off a soldier is to call him a...

One way to piss off a soldier is to call him a Marine. It would be more accurate to call a Marine a Sailor. Marines ID cards do say Department of the Navy. All that is said in jest, don't take it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-08, 04:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,318
Posted By PJones0012

Anyone who can't change their own flat should...

Anyone who can't change their own flat should have their handlebar taken away.
Forum: Texas
02-23-08, 04:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 443
Posted By PJones0012

Anyone doing anything tonight?

Anyone doing anything tonight?
Forum: Texas
02-22-08, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By PJones0012

Any of the residential areas. Stay off main...

Any of the residential areas. Stay off main routes, i.e. Westheimer, Richmond, Montrose. Especially after the bars close on Friday/ Saturday nights. Trails from downtown to Memorial Park are nice at...
Forum: Commuting
02-22-08, 09:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,965
Posted By PJones0012

:roflmao:There are times when I want to go slower.

:roflmao:There are times when I want to go slower.
02-21-08, 09:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,516
Posted By PJones0012

I noticed how many people post about not being...

I noticed how many people post about not being able to hear or feel the "train". None have been to Houston and the comments reflect that fact. The train>...
02-21-08, 09:15 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,516
Posted By PJones0012

I use these>...

I use these> www.koss.com/koss/kossweb.nsf/p?OpenForm&pc^sc^KSC9
02-21-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,516
Posted By PJones0012

It's a metrorail train. Electric. Makes very...

It's a metrorail train. Electric. Makes very little sound and no vibration. Still stupid. Probably a med or nursing student. Fortunately this happened in the Texas Medical Center area. Throw a stone...
02-21-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,484
Posted By PJones0012

Yeah, I would make the call for free even without...

Yeah, I would make the call for free even without a reward. But since there is a reward I would give it to the victim. Not that I couldn't use the money be she needs it more.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-08, 08:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 4,318
Posted By PJones0012

I have one and wear it every day.

I have one and wear it every day.
Forum: Commuting
02-21-08, 08:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,469
Posted By PJones0012

Negative response: Shaved or waxed? Positive...

Negative response: Shaved or waxed?
Positive response: My other car is a Corvette.
02-21-08, 08:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,736
Posted By PJones0012

Remember there are 3 sides to every story. The...

Remember there are 3 sides to every story. The opposing sides AND the truth. What you will get from this kid is a one-sided story tinted with his version of the truth.
02-21-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,736
Posted By PJones0012

+1. At least when I lost my temper with the woman...

+1. At least when I lost my temper with the woman who hit me it was strictly verbal. Violence or the threat of violence is never a good idea. Especially when a family and children are involved. I...
Forum: Texas
02-21-08, 08:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 589
Posted By PJones0012

I've done a lot of night rides around the...

I've done a lot of night rides around the Montrose/ River Oaks/ Memorial area. Never been hassled by HPD or anyone else. Been out until 4AM a couple of times on weekends. The key is probably to be...
02-19-08, 08:16 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 11,989
Posted By PJones0012

As a retired Army veteran, did my time at Desert...

As a retired Army veteran, did my time at Desert Shield/ Desert Storm then got out with my 20 years, I think what you are doing is GREAT! Anything that shows support for the members of the Armed...
02-17-08, 04:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,213
Posted By PJones0012

I really like the idea. You may want to run this...

I really like the idea. You may want to run this by the estate so you don't run into any legal problems, image rights, etc. Great idea and if you do a production run I would be interested in...
Forum: Texas
02-17-08, 04:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By PJones0012

Great day to ride. Go from urban to rural around...

Great day to ride. Go from urban to rural around here and that breeze turns into a headwind, doesn't it?:o
Forum: Texas
02-17-08, 04:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 511
Posted By PJones0012

Saturday sucked, thunderstorms and wind but I...

Saturday sucked, thunderstorms and wind but I still rode. Today, Sunday, 180 degree difference. Bright blue skies, sunshine with some breeze. Great day.
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