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10-03-08, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,187
Posted By ephemeron

I'm holding out for a handlebar-mounted Death...

I'm holding out for a handlebar-mounted Death Star. I hear Dinotte is working on it, but having a little trouble keeping the prototypes safe.
Forum: Commuting
09-15-08, 10:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,208
Posted By ephemeron

Seconding Mr. Underbridge, I also have the AA...

Seconding Mr. Underbridge, I also have the AA version of the light, the Velcro strap for the battery pack will wrap around one of the vents on my helmet, and the weight isn't a problem. (The 4-AA...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,428
Posted By ephemeron

Nah, just remembering some things I needed a...

Nah, just remembering some things I needed a little while to adjust to.

And if those are the problems, my advice is hands on hoods most of the time, and working on steering by leaning rather than...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-08, 09:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,428
Posted By ephemeron

What exactly makes you feel unsafe -- do you feel...

What exactly makes you feel unsafe -- do you feel that you can't brake as easily? Does the handling seem twitchy? Something else?
08-01-08, 08:33 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,250
Posted By ephemeron

The correct link for the manual is...

The correct link for the manual is http://www.dinottelighting.com/manuals/200L_INST_A.pdf

Short version: when it's on and in "beam" mode, each press of the button should change the intensity, high...
07-27-08, 04:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,250
Posted By ephemeron

Mine does everything on the instruction sheet --...

Mine does everything on the instruction sheet -- steady light at three intensities, and three different blink patterns.

I did just buy mine last month, so does this mean that Telkwa and DScott...
07-24-08, 08:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,250
Posted By ephemeron

Sorry about that -- my punctuation accidentally...

Sorry about that -- my punctuation accidentally got into the link.


So it looks like you got the current LED and the old firmware, for $10 less than the current model? Could be worse. (And I...
07-21-08, 08:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,250
Posted By ephemeron

That's the same sequence as my 200L, so either...

That's the same sequence as my 200L, so either it's not a unique model identifier, or Peter White Cycles silently updated their inventory.

Have you tested all of the modes listed in the manual...
Forum: Commuting
07-14-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,342
Posted By ephemeron

That's a lot of light. How does 300L compare to...

That's a lot of light. How does 300L compare to car taillights?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By ephemeron

The 2008 Chicago...

The 2008 Chicago (http://www.specialized.com/bc/SBCBkModel.jsp?spid=32824) model says "Gangster" instead of "Langster" on the top tube. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 17,302
Posted By ephemeron

After that, I think I'll change the question I...

After that, I think I'll change the question I was going to ask to:
Was the prison in Mordor?

Oh, and as for the main subject: that bike is a nice catch. Target selling decent entry-level road...
07-11-08, 09:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 686
Posted By ephemeron

There's one in front of Great Lakes Cycling &...

There's one in front of Great Lakes Cycling & Fitness in Ann Arbor, too. I wonder about the claim to have had the first LBS vending machine in the US in 2005...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-08, 10:35 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,518
Posted By ephemeron

Sounds like sleep paralysis...

Sounds like sleep paralysis (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sleep_paralysis). It's also happened to me a couple of times, once when I was 18 and in pretty good shape, once a few years later when I was...
Forum: Commuting
07-06-08, 07:37 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,913
Posted By ephemeron

Yeah, me too. It really hurts right now, though,...

Yeah, me too. It really hurts right now, though, because I let myself get out of shape and haven't been riding regularly enough lately to fix it.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-08, 04:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By ephemeron

Yep, like that. They come in a bunch of sizes.

Yep, like that. They come in a bunch of sizes.
Forum: Commuting
07-04-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 770
Posted By ephemeron

A couple of P-clamps from a hardware store will...

A couple of P-clamps from a hardware store will let you connect the rack to the seatstays.
Forum: Commuting
06-22-08, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,750
Posted By ephemeron

When I ordered from Identi-Tape a couple years...

When I ordered from Identi-Tape a couple years (okay, three years now) ago, I got 10' each of red, black, and glow-in-the-dark tape. The pattern idea has a great deal of appeal now that I've heard...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-08, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 660
Posted By ephemeron

I remember hearing about Marvel Comics licensing...

I remember hearing about Marvel Comics licensing a few jerseys a couple of years ago, but as far as I know, DC hasn't tried the same -- so no Superman or Batman.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-08, 10:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,164
Posted By ephemeron

When you get a flat, checking for something stuck...

When you get a flat, checking for something stuck in the tire is quicker if you know which part of the tire was next to the hole in the tube.
06-10-08, 10:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 789
Posted By ephemeron

I have a Legend, which I think is one step down...

I have a Legend, which I think is one step down from the Vista, and the built-in map on it wouldn't help it all for what you want -- it just shows roads (only fairly major streets in town). I...
Forum: Commuting
06-09-08, 08:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 564
Posted By ephemeron

Did you start at the beginning of the thread? A...

Did you start at the beginning of the thread? A lot of old picture links are now broken -- try reading from the last page backward.
06-01-08, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By ephemeron

It certainly looks that way. I haven't been...

It certainly looks that way.

I haven't been able to find Canadian or Mexican sources either, and can't quite justify paying the trans-Atlantic shipping rates I've seen for just one little light. ...
05-28-08, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 534
Posted By ephemeron

Looking for a Cateye LD-500 front light/reflector

Is there a US source for the clear/white version of the LD-500? The Jandd Extreme front rack I got a little while ago is drilled for a reflector bracket, and it'd be nice to put a combination...
Forum: Commuting
05-26-08, 07:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 791
Posted By ephemeron

Yes.

Yes.
11-29-07, 09:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,201
Posted By ephemeron

The company that publishes Cycling Plus has a US...

The company that publishes Cycling Plus has a US branch. I've had this vague idea for a while about asking them for a US edition of Cycling Plus, but have yet to do anything about it.
Forum: Commuting
11-29-07, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,842
Posted By ephemeron

I find messenger bags a lot more comfortable in...

I find messenger bags a lot more comfortable in warm/hot weather.

On the other hand, I've pretty much switched to a backpack as of this past summer, because my shoulder was getting messed up. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-07, 08:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,186
Posted By ephemeron

I did smile a bit at Nashbar's "we crashed"...

I did smile a bit at Nashbar's "we crashed" picture, though.
10-12-07, 08:27 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By ephemeron

I have a pair of Cannondale Pittards gloves. The...

I have a pair of Cannondale Pittards gloves. The leather is thin and unpadded, but the stitching could be better.
Forum: Commuting
10-09-07, 06:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,375
Posted By ephemeron

I bought a 2002-ish Trek 520 used just over a...

I bought a 2002-ish Trek 520 used just over a year ago and use it for commuting and grocery shopping. I had to do some tweaking to get it comfortable (mostly undoing what the original owner had done...
Forum: Commuting
10-07-07, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 505
Posted By ephemeron

But the extra room cagers give you might make up...

But the extra room cagers give you might make up for the weight.
Forum: Touring
10-06-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,411
Posted By ephemeron

Seconded -- I couldn't get Conti Top Touring...

Seconded -- I couldn't get Conti Top Touring 2000's onto my Trek 520 until I got one, and then it was easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-07, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,169
Posted By ephemeron

And since nobody has posted a picture of the...

And since nobody has posted a picture of the cadence sensor (this isn't my setup, just a picture that was already online; it goes with the review here...
09-29-07, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 764
Posted By ephemeron

A little nitpicking from someone who has spent...

A little nitpicking from someone who has spent more time studying Latin than is perhaps healthy:
"Moneo" means "I warn" ("money" does come from the same root, but in a roundabout way; the first mint...
09-18-07, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By ephemeron

What's Ozonol?

What's Ozonol?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-07, 07:27 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,477
Posted By ephemeron

How far is it from the place you'll be living to...

How far is it from the place you'll be living to the nearest grocery store? To campus? If you're in a reasonably urban area, a beater with a rack and panniers would probably do the job as well as a...
09-03-07, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 566
Posted By ephemeron

Something like this...

Something like this (http://www.mightygps.com/DL200BT.htm), maybe? I just found that via Google, so don't know anything about the gadget or the seller, but it looks like the sort of thing you want,...
08-19-07, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By ephemeron

My 305 can pick up the satellite signals from...

My 305 can pick up the satellite signals from indoors, so I'd expect it to work just fine inside a case.
Forum: Commuting
08-11-07, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,930
Posted By ephemeron

The closest thing I've heard of is this...

The closest thing I've heard of is this (http://www.ihomeaudio.com/products.asp?product_id=10186) -- but it's iPod-only and costs $100.
07-13-07, 07:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,641
Posted By ephemeron

For kids who have outgrown the ShelBroCo...

For kids who have outgrown the ShelBroCo Carrababy (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/carrababy.html)?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-07, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By ephemeron

I only have one Edge to experiment with, but I'd...

I only have one Edge to experiment with, but I'd guess that's it. For what it's worth, the manual says that the sensor and Edge should be within 3 meters of each other and "far away from any other...
Forum: Commuting
06-30-07, 08:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 570
Posted By ephemeron

Shifting has probably changed the most. Now road...

Shifting has probably changed the most. Now road bikes normally come with shifters built into the brake levers, and indexed, so you just push either the brake lever or a little paddle next to it...
06-20-07, 10:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,131
Posted By ephemeron

Personally, I've never been able to get the taper...

Personally, I've never been able to get the taper quite right, but a few wraps of electrical tape cover imperfections well enough.
06-16-07, 07:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By ephemeron

I'm a little rusty at tech support, but that...

I'm a little rusty at tech support, but that sounds like a possible privileges issue. Does the account you were logged into when you tried the install have administrator privileges? My WinXP...
06-15-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 850
Posted By ephemeron

There's a number of third-party software options...

There's a number of third-party software options out there. Ascent (http://www.montebellosoftware.com/) is probably the slickest. I just started playing with TrackRunner...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-07, 12:01 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,570
Posted By ephemeron

The version I've seen is "Free Tibet with Weapons...

The version I've seen is "Free Tibet with Weapons Purchase".
06-12-07, 10:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By ephemeron

It'll get that from the GPS. Ascent does...

It'll get that from the GPS.

Ascent does that. I don't know which Windows programs do.
06-12-07, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By ephemeron

You may have to connect the GPS to your computer...

You may have to connect the GPS to your computer and have it figure out that data. I have an old, just-plain Legend, which doesn't keep track of elevation gain by itself, but SportTracks...
05-10-07, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,175
Posted By ephemeron

I have an eTrex Legend -- I got it a few years...

I have an eTrex Legend -- I got it a few years ago to try out geocaching, and ended up mostly using it on the bike instead, pretty much the way you describe using yours. It's effectively a bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-07, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By ephemeron

I've seen a bike with reflective paint before,...

I've seen a bike with reflective paint before, but -- wow. That's another level entirely.
04-09-07, 08:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,221
Posted By ephemeron

Wow. A friend of mine got his RB-T via...

Wow. A friend of mine got his RB-T via Craigslist last summer for $225. I was thinking about replying to the ad when he asked me whether it was a good deal -- if I'd known how good a deal it was,...
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