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Forum: Folding Bikes
07-13-15, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,509
Posted By Hoshnasi

Good tip. The role for the bike is purely to...

Good tip. The role for the bike is purely to ride from the massive train station parking lot to the train, board the train and then ride from the train to my work location. It's under 2 miles. The...
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-12-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,509
Posted By Hoshnasi

Oh ok! Thanks for that! I guess I might...

Oh ok! Thanks for that!

I guess I might have to stick with my Citizen a while and maybe wait and see if Groupon does another deal.
Forum: Folding Bikes
07-11-15, 02:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,509
Posted By Hoshnasi

Deciphering Strida Models?

I can't figure out what seperates all the Strida models. Aside from the EVO with internal gearing what else is to know?

I live in Southern California and I want to use the Strida for last mile...
01-28-14, 11:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

We do it here in LA, Orange and Riverside county....

We do it here in LA, Orange and Riverside county. They offer "fast track" toll lanes to bypass the public traffic at a cost, which covers their expenses.

Also, I think its sort of appealing to...
01-28-14, 11:01 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Implying the healthcare system is truly private...

Implying the healthcare system is truly private is naive. :thumb:
01-28-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Almost everyone. :thumb:

Almost everyone. :thumb:
01-27-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Do nothing is cheap, privatizing is cheap....

Do nothing is cheap, privatizing is cheap. Neither involve bikes.
01-27-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Fair enough, but you did ask the question.

Fair enough, but you did ask the question.
01-27-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Google auto-drive. Congestion will become a...

Google auto-drive. Congestion will become a thing of the past.

Seriously though, your question implies the issue needs a solution, or that the technology exists for there to be an adequate...
01-27-14, 06:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

I'd say collectively, that is a states/city...

I'd say collectively, that is a states/city issue. Here in Ca. My city may not be worthy of a lions share to that % of funds, but there are other cities that have people ready and willing to...
01-27-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Would it be possible for you to post some...

Would it be possible for you to post some evidence of a 6% growth rate. Regardless of the country or city that is a very high return.



I've said it before and I think a lot of others have also...
01-27-14, 05:20 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

I read the article and thanks for posting, don't...

I read the article and thanks for posting, don't get me wrong, I appreciate the idea and sentiment. However, I honed in on something there that speaks to what I am saying



In other words,...
01-26-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

How many people? And at what point is it worth...

How many people? And at what point is it worth throwing public money at? Society has to change before any gov. spending would be worth it.



Whats the point of a bigger piece of pie when there...
01-26-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Let me step back a second. I love my mup. I'm...

Let me step back a second. I love my mup. I'm not saying "Infrastructure is bad". I'm saying "We need to be more objective on cost and pretending a biking boom will result in more infrastructure."...
01-26-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Laughable. You found a link that also says "If...

Laughable. You found a link that also says "If you build it, they will come." Yet it lacks ANYTHING of objective evidence that it will happen in appreciable numbers over a realistic time to be...
01-26-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

Which won't happen as the numbers don't prove a...

Which won't happen as the numbers don't prove a substantial number of people have taken to riding, so the infrastructure cost will never be recouped.
01-26-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

So in short term, no return on investment ($$$)...

So in short term, no return on investment ($$$) large enough to recoup expenses. In the long-term, you can't guarantee the nirvana you described above would even happen within the society to make it...
01-26-14, 06:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

I've never paid to ride the MUP to work, or the...

I've never paid to ride the MUP to work, or the bikeways. Where is the return coming from to upkeep?
01-26-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 6,077
Posted By Hoshnasi

One of the very first sentences from the...

One of the very first sentences from the interview is her denegrating a whole political group.



I always kind of chuckle when people use "Think Tanks", "Big Business" or "Big Oil" etc. to...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-14, 11:21 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hoshnasi

It's so we know who to point the finger at after...

It's so we know who to point the finger at after the fact.
Forum: Commuting
01-24-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hoshnasi

Fair enough and thanks for the clarification. I...

Fair enough and thanks for the clarification. I too try to allow passing situations at all time, except for where I start to feel nervous, then I'll take assertiveness and potentially getting honked...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-14, 02:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hoshnasi

IDK what point you are trying to make. Your...

IDK what point you are trying to make. Your opinion on taking the lane or not is subjective based on your comfort level.

If you can give motorists more space and feel safe, great. I on the other...
Forum: Commuting
01-24-14, 12:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hoshnasi

Exactly and yes, as the the law is written, it...

Exactly and yes, as the the law is written, it provides an 'out' to let people squeeze by based on the drivers perception of what is "safe".

Take the lane, problem -almost always- solved.
Forum: Commuting
01-24-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,914
Posted By Hoshnasi

I take the lane... 3' rule or not, it sounds...

I take the lane... 3' rule or not, it sounds like you were not in a comfortable enough position considering the road conditions to be sharing the lane with any vehicle. Let alone a dang bus.
...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-14, 03:49 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,593
Posted By Hoshnasi

To the men that honk and curse, I give them the...

To the men that honk and curse, I give them the thumbs up.

To the women, I blow a kiss.
01-23-14, 03:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

It looks like the hub is relatively no-name, with...

It looks like the hub is relatively no-name, with an SRAM 850 12-26, 8 speed cassette.

While I would eventually build up a wheelset on the 105 hubs, I won't have the money to do that after buying...
01-23-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

OH, I forgot to ask about the hubs? Do I need to...

OH, I forgot to ask about the hubs? Do I need to rebuild my wheels with the 105 hubs? Or will the cassette fit on my Trek 1000?
01-23-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

Thanks! I'm going to bookmark this!

Thanks! I'm going to bookmark this!
Forum: Commuting
01-22-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 9,106
Posted By Hoshnasi

BS in Computer Information Systems. I work...

BS in Computer Information Systems. I work primarily Systems and Software Engineering at an Aerospace company in Southern Ca. Been doing it for ten years, having fun with it still!
01-22-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

Ah! Ok my initial concern was the BB, but I'll...

Ah! Ok my initial concern was the BB, but I'll keep an eye on the FD clamp size. Thank you!
01-22-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

I put the link the bike in the OP. But here it...

I put the link the bike in the OP. But here it is again. (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/bikes/2006/archive/trek/1000/#)

It's a miss-mass of alot of parts. Tiagra rear derailer, bontrager crank...
01-21-14, 05:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

Yes, I'll be going for the ten speed I believe....

Yes, I'll be going for the ten speed I believe. If the 5700 is much more than the 5500 than I'll take the cheaper option if there is no large difference.

I'll also be buying the groupset together,...
01-21-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

Out of curiosity, I thought the 105 was kind of...

Out of curiosity, I thought the 105 was kind of the highest in reliability (for Shimano) and then Ultegra is about the same with less weight, Dura Ace being lighter than the rest.

Any reason I...
01-21-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

Great news! The frame and even better the CF...

Great news! The frame and even better the CF fork are in great shape. It has roughly 3k miles on it, almost all on the MUP here that follows the LA river out to the Pacific ocean.
01-21-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,609
Posted By Hoshnasi

Installing a 105 groupset on 2006 Trek 1000?

Assuming I have the cup tool for the bottom bracket will this groupset...
08-31-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,702
Posted By Hoshnasi

This is false, and patently against what the...

This is false, and patently against what the founding fathers had in mind regarding the country. I'll speak no more politics in this thread, just leave a link which you can go read. ...
Forum: Foo
08-30-12, 09:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 321
Posted By Hoshnasi

Then you don't have time for a beard sir!

Then you don't have time for a beard sir!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-12, 09:45 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,400
Posted By Hoshnasi

best way I can explain it is your legs provide...

best way I can explain it is your legs provide the energy to the crank, which turns the chain ring and then a cog on the rear cassette which turns the rear wheel.

When you start pedaling from a...
Forum: Foo
08-30-12, 09:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 321
Posted By Hoshnasi

I just let is grow out enough till it stops...

I just let is grow out enough till it stops itching.
Forum: Foo
08-30-12, 07:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 314
Posted By Hoshnasi

wat?

wat?
08-30-12, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,243
Posted By Hoshnasi

270256

270256
08-28-12, 06:35 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,702
Posted By Hoshnasi

100% AGREE. I have had elderly pass within an...

100% AGREE. I have had elderly pass within an inch traveling as slow and precise as possible to do it without going into the next lane. Like they are threading a needle.



That is pretty funny...
08-28-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 159
Views: 7,702
Posted By Hoshnasi

You really should have "The Devils Advocate"...

You really should have "The Devils Advocate" under your user name.
08-26-12, 11:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,313
Posted By Hoshnasi

He should just ride onto events. Turn it into...

He should just ride onto events. Turn it into some kind of prank.. "Oh there is a Lance again, he attempted to register, but then when denied hid in a local Denny's until race time and came flying...
08-26-12, 11:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,921
Posted By Hoshnasi

Thank you, searching for that company led me to...

Thank you, searching for that company led me to this....

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Z8dFlVNrY8&feature=related
08-24-12, 11:57 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,877
Posted By Hoshnasi

I wonder when cyclists will stop saying this? ...

I wonder when cyclists will stop saying this? Buy the Foam spray, wind will not equalize it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-12, 11:40 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,527
Posted By Hoshnasi

OP passed him after he slowed down. Not sure...

OP passed him after he slowed down. Not sure what your point is.
Forum: Foo
08-24-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hoshnasi

Classic!

Classic!
Forum: Foo
08-23-12, 11:59 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,210
Posted By Hoshnasi

I still advocate for cans. Its a bummer that...

I still advocate for cans. Its a bummer that breweries I like don't use them and prefer glass, which lets the sun light in.
Forum: Commuting
08-21-12, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,987
Views: 93,320
Posted By Hoshnasi

Worst commute today since I started commuting! ...

Worst commute today since I started commuting!

At about mile six I got a slow flat. I thought "Lets just take care of it now rather than wait it out."

I hop off the bike, about five minutes...
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