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05-27-16, 10:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,065
Posted By Limey1212

Bought one of these about a year ago for my Trek,...

Bought one of these about a year ago for my Trek, tucks out of the way, easy to fit, very stable and costs 20 bucks. What's not to love? ...
09-07-15, 02:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,062
Posted By Limey1212

Both great bikes. Recently bought a Fuji Sportif...

Both great bikes. Recently bought a Fuji Sportif 1.1. and love it, nice and stiff and lots of fun. No problem fitting a rack on the Fuji.
Forum: Commuting
05-19-15, 09:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,306
Posted By Limey1212

Nobody seems to have mentioned the Topeak stuff....

Nobody seems to have mentioned the Topeak stuff. I've used their bag and rack now for about five years, and they are still going strong. The mounting system for the bags is a game changer, just slide...
03-22-13, 01:41 PM
08-08-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,631
Posted By Limey1212

+1 to both points LOL However, apart from an...

+1 to both points LOL

However, apart from an inadvertent slip in a car once when I first moved here, (my wife and step kids still talk about that to this day LOL), I would not think to ride my...
07-06-12, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 306
Posted By Limey1212

Ask yourself this, if their was a problem with...

Ask yourself this, if their was a problem with the order, (and these are not cheap items), how would you seek redress? Even looking up their domain name on WhoIs reveals a "privacy" organization and...
02-28-12, 03:57 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,327
Posted By Limey1212

This is the California law you refer to: ...

This is the California law you refer to:

Turning Out of Slow-Moving Vehicles

21656. On a two-lane highway where passing is unsafe because of traffic in the opposite direction or other...
02-15-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By Limey1212

+1 My thoughts exactly!:notamused:

+1 My thoughts exactly!:notamused:
02-13-12, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 759
Posted By Limey1212

Sorry to hear mate, I hope it shows up. Have you...

Sorry to hear mate, I hope it shows up. Have you tried posting on the regional forum for your area too? Long shot, but you never know.
10-10-11, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,537
Posted By Limey1212

Yeah I was wondering WHICH Los Angeles he was on...

Yeah I was wondering WHICH Los Angeles he was on about :lol:
09-29-11, 07:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 398
Posted By Limey1212

Good for you mate!!! Yeah what Cyclomania said

Good for you mate!!! Yeah what Cyclomania said
Forum: Commuting
09-14-11, 05:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,681
Posted By Limey1212

If you have a Amazon Prime account this is a good...

If you have a Amazon Prime account this is a good deal (http://www.amazon.com/Brooks-Heritage-Saddles-B17-Standard/dp/B004GIQD30/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1316042347&sr=8-1)
08-31-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,784
Posted By Limey1212

My red face moment when getting back into cycling...

My red face moment when getting back into cycling over here, was to go into a bike shop and talk about the "mech". It was as I looked up from the "mech" into the puzzled faces of the mechanics, that...
Forum: Commuting
08-16-11, 08:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 657
Posted By Limey1212

I'd go along with everything said here, but also...

I'd go along with everything said here, but also add that a drop bar is going to give you more hand positions, important when getting comfortable over longer distances. There are good bar-end...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-11, 04:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,389
Posted By Limey1212

And ditto again

And ditto again
07-28-11, 09:10 AM
Forum: Commuting
07-08-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 510
Posted By Limey1212

Pretty bloody gorgeous in the beach cities, mid...

Pretty bloody gorgeous in the beach cities, mid to low seventies, I'll take it anytime ;)
07-01-11, 09:37 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,576
Posted By Limey1212

What a pair of heroes! I thought a taser was...

What a pair of heroes! I thought a taser was supposed to be for defense, not shooting people, (in this case a minor), in the back. What excuse can they possibly offer? Incredible.
05-25-11, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,731
Posted By Limey1212

Never used one, but thanks for the heads up, for...

Never used one, but thanks for the heads up, for $70 I'm prepared to take a punt, it looks excellent.
04-19-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,921
Posted By Limey1212

+1 to this. When I learnt to ride...

+1 to this.

When I learnt to ride motorcycles, (years ago in England), we were told not to use the mirrors on the test as it would be an instant fail. We were encouraged to remove them and taught...
04-13-11, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 866
Posted By Limey1212

There, I fixed it for them. :notamused:

There, I fixed it for them. :notamused:
Forum: Commuting
04-07-11, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 314
Posted By Limey1212

Congrats :thumb: Welcome to the "club" and all...

Congrats :thumb: Welcome to the "club" and all that. May your time with us be long and safe.

How long is the commute??
04-01-11, 08:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 878
Posted By Limey1212

Yeah looking at speed being a possible factor...

Yeah looking at speed being a possible factor too, sounds like a combination of both things, but too early to tell. Either way very tragic. :(
03-31-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 145,077
Posted By Limey1212

The gentleman is exclaiming that he may have...

The gentleman is exclaiming that he may have soiled himself, and wondering that a change of under attire is not in order. :)
02-14-11, 01:11 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,297
Posted By Limey1212

I'm sure the anger from their little temper...

I'm sure the anger from their little temper tantrum is so great that they don't care what the consequences, until one day it happens.:notamused:

I don't think I'd describe the guy this happened to...
Forum: Commuting
02-07-11, 12:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,134
Posted By Limey1212

Bloody hell someone actually said that???? :eek:...

Bloody hell someone actually said that???? :eek: What idiots!!

Pretty much only got encouraging comments myself, couple of "must be nuts to ride in the rain".
01-28-11, 09:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 539
Posted By Limey1212

You do? I just want to "unsee" that bloke in his...

You do? I just want to "unsee" that bloke in his skids :lol:
Good message though
01-19-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,125
Posted By Limey1212

I totally agree, if there was a "slap my head"...

I totally agree, if there was a "slap my head" smilie thingy, I'd use it here now
Forum: Commuting
01-19-11, 11:40 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,431
Posted By Limey1212

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii...

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice!!!
01-13-11, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,728
Posted By Limey1212

Consider this shot down :) ...

Consider this shot down :)

http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2011/01/13/nj-lawmaker-wants-license-plates-on-bicycles/
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-11, 01:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 590
Posted By Limey1212

The Sequoia is the forerunner to the present day...

The Sequoia is the forerunner to the present day Secteur, an endurance roadie, nice bike that was discontinued in 2009.

But as Rob944 says, it depends on which of the three, (base, elite or comp)...
12-16-10, 07:38 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,410
Posted By Limey1212

perhaps he was trying the break his Brooks in...

perhaps he was trying the break his Brooks in ultra fast :lol:
11-28-10, 07:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,486
Posted By Limey1212

All part of "seeing to be doing something" and...

All part of "seeing to be doing something" and achieving absolutely nothing. That's politics.;)
11-28-10, 06:58 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 7,150
Posted By Limey1212

Only if I am required to wear one,...

Only if I am required to wear one, (club/organized ride etc.) other than that pretty much never.

Like others have noted, having done considerable research, I find no compelling evidence to wear...
11-24-10, 09:58 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,690
Posted By Limey1212

So it's all a "visibility problem" according to...

So it's all a "visibility problem" according to the defense.

I can see that, after all driving blind drunk at seventy MPH I'd have problems seeing properly too :rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting
10-21-10, 08:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 659
Posted By Limey1212

Cycling in the land of the car

Thought I'd share this article from the BBC about bike commuting here in the land of the auto. Of course we that live Stateside know that we have a long way to go, but baby steps are better than no...
10-07-10, 09:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,634
Posted By Limey1212

You know it takes a special sort of scumbag to do...

You know it takes a special sort of scumbag to do that. I wonder if they can sleep at night, and how the hell they can look at themselves in the mirror.

I just shudder at the thought of some...
10-07-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,127
Posted By Limey1212

May I add my condolences also. If there is...

May I add my condolences also.

If there is any justice at all the driver will do at least some time, (doubtful but we can hope) or lose their license for a good long time. It's just sad that...
Forum: Commuting
10-03-10, 10:10 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,182
Posted By Limey1212

1. How old are you? 47 2. How far is your...

1. How old are you? 47


2. How far is your commute to work? 4 miles


3. How many days a week do you commute? 5


4. Do you commute year around? Yep
Forum: Commuting
09-29-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,362
Posted By Limey1212

Padded shorts are a nice to have, but not a...

Padded shorts are a nice to have, but not a necessity on longer rides, but on shorter rides it doesn't matter at all
Forum: Commuting
09-29-10, 08:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,409
Posted By Limey1212

I pulled the trigger on one of these a couple of...

I pulled the trigger on one of these a couple of months ago, and really like it. I use mine to tote groceries at the weekends, and it has carried everything I've asked of it solidly.

Yeah it was...
09-20-10, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,243
Views: 145,077
Posted By Limey1212

Nope, this is what they are referring to. ...

Nope, this is what they are referring to.

http://www.darwinawards.com/ :rolleyes:
09-16-10, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Limey1212

N is the amount of bikes you have, N+1 is the...

N is the amount of bikes you have, N+1 is the amount of bikes you should have. ;)
Forum: Commuting
09-08-10, 08:18 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,562
Posted By Limey1212

Nope. Why would I want to screw up a perfectly...

Nope. Why would I want to screw up a perfectly good bike ride, texting on the bloody phone?
Forum: Commuting
09-03-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 503
Posted By Limey1212

Yeah those look nice! The shop isn't too far away...

Yeah those look nice! The shop isn't too far away from me either, the wife likes the idea of a simpler "dutch" bike. Might take her for a wander this weekend.

Cheers for the heads up :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
09-03-10, 09:06 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 9,258
Posted By Limey1212

Certainly the wind blocking out sounds of cars...

Certainly the wind blocking out sounds of cars coming from behind is one reason people cite, (including myself), for not to wearing a helmet, if not all of the time then as in my case, most of the...
09-02-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Limey1212

Wow I didn't have to wait fifteen years, Mr....

Wow I didn't have to wait fifteen years, Mr. Cooper, you're ahead of your time LOL

And FWIW, I'm not anti-helmet, I just choose not to drink the kool-aid or wear one all the time.
09-02-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 762
Posted By Limey1212

Given the right marketing campaign, a couple of...

Given the right marketing campaign, a couple of spurious studies and about fifteen years, I guarantee you'll be defined as a moron for NOT wearing one
Forum: Commuting
09-02-10, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 892
Posted By Limey1212

My first bike was an Auto Mini, I hated it. My...

My first bike was an Auto Mini, I hated it. My parents were convinced by the salesman at our LBS that it was the "coolest" bike around, if I could only find that a******e now :lol:
It was a bloody...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-10, 07:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,139
Posted By Limey1212

Living in the city of (red) lights :rolleyes: I...

Living in the city of (red) lights :rolleyes: I have twelve to go through, most of them in the first half of my journey, and I do stop if they're red.
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