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Forum: Commuting
07-29-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By SMorrison

YOU GOT OFF THE BIKE! YOU GOT OFF THE BIKE! ...

YOU GOT OFF THE BIKE! YOU GOT OFF THE BIKE!

Judge rules: New errand, new ride, new (separate) points.

We are adjourned (gavel bangs).:thumb:
Forum: Commuting
06-06-14, 07:58 AM
Replies: 752
Views: 116,680
Posted By SMorrison

Talk about being in the right place at the right...

Talk about being in the right place at the right time, twice.

Good for you, man. Made my day just to read this.
02-20-14, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By SMorrison

Weather's beginning to change in my area, so I'm...

Weather's beginning to change in my area, so I'm going to try to come up with the more traditional english haiku -- 5-7-5, sudden realization of beauty in nature or transition of seasons.
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Forum: Commuting
02-19-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,484
Posted By SMorrison

. You're too kind, to make an old man...

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You're too kind, to make an old man feel good. So, the list of things one may find to eat on a bike continues:

"No birds here. There are snakeses, wormses, things in the pools. Lots of...
Forum: Commuting
02-17-14, 09:00 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,484
Posted By SMorrison

"Give me fish NOW and keep the nassty chips! ...

"Give me fish NOW and keep the nassty chips!




We only wish
To catch a fish,
So juicy-sweet!"
Forum: Commuting
02-08-14, 01:37 PM
Replies: 15,230
Views: 10,924,450
Posted By SMorrison

Bhop -- Retro road bikes are things of beauty. ...

Bhop -- Retro road bikes are things of beauty. Particularly like the gussets, fork crown, stem and those long flutes at the top of the seatstays.

Get those drops parallel to the ground (kidding...
02-01-14, 06:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By SMorrison

Damn. You're all on topic. And good. Bike...

Damn. You're all on topic. And good.

Bike ninja salmon,
Swimming upstream, so alive.
Bear (Tundra) waiting...

So there!
01-31-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 772
Posted By SMorrison

Left bike on bright porch Lazing back on sunny...

Left bike on bright porch
Lazing back on sunny day
Bang! go tires and dreams


Composed while watching snow fall in Colorado Springs
01-07-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 270
Posted By SMorrison

_ Man, was that a surprise to think of my '59...

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Man, was that a surprise to think of my '59 green-enameled Schwinn Spitfire in eastern Iowa, all the rich kids' Corvettes around me, and my cousin's Raleigh with pump, tourist bag and skinny tires...
Forum: Commuting
11-02-13, 08:23 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,870
Posted By SMorrison

Simper. Which U-Lock do I take, the Gucci...

Simper.

Which U-Lock do I take, the Gucci or the Prada (I'm going to the wine shop and Trader Joe's.)? Which means I have to pass by Starbuck's and those horrid, whistling fixie boys.

Eeeww.
10-04-13, 08:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,804
Posted By SMorrison

...and now for something completely different. ...

...and now for something completely different.



This was a Ford innovation on the '64 T-Bird, and has recurred on them often, and copied elsewhere (including J.C. Whitney DIY). The advantages...
09-02-13, 10:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,152
Posted By SMorrison

They can't. The carbon-zinc/alkaline rechargers...

They can't. The carbon-zinc/alkaline rechargers of the past were failures in their market for their performance, and are considered unsafe by today's standards. If you see them advertised, they're a...
Replies: 53
Views: 6,373
Posted By SMorrison

Nice to see those pretty, old Dura-Ace track...

Nice to see those pretty, old Dura-Ace track styles again. The bearings alone were works of engineering beauty and delight. I broke two of the proprietary toeclips, and my local bike shop said go...
07-29-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 546
Posted By SMorrison

In the latter '80s I was midway between Hi and ND...

In the latter '80s I was midway between Hi and ND (USAF), and took a month to visit my mom in the north county of San Diego. I would do 40+ loops of the county, the Pacific Coast Highway and...
Forum: Commuting
07-24-13, 08:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,842
Posted By SMorrison

I just saw, in another forum a project turning...

I just saw, in another forum a project turning the Plano crappie Fishoflauge bag (apparently on sale) into a handlebar bag. Ironic, since one of their long time economy bags is a little smaller,...
02-18-13, 09:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,363
Posted By SMorrison

Attributed to comedian Emo Phillips.

Attributed to comedian Emo Phillips.
01-13-13, 03:55 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,678
Posted By SMorrison

Blackburn was absorbed by Bell years ago, and...

Blackburn was absorbed by Bell years ago, and under that name you can get this for well under $20 at any Walmart.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-12, 01:14 PM
Replies: 812
Views: 45,758
Posted By SMorrison

Lol!

Lol!
Forum: Commuting
12-18-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By SMorrison

Had to be a great personal moment -- thanks for...

Had to be a great personal moment -- thanks for sharing!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-12, 09:09 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,991
Posted By SMorrison

Pikes Peak has just opened to all, no...

Pikes Peak has just opened to all, no restrictions though we're 30 - 40F daytimes down here in Colorado Springs/Manitou. Just ride up and pay the same as a one-occupant car.
Forum: Commuting
12-08-12, 12:46 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 715
Posted By SMorrison

Bicycle Light Dimming

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It already has. Whether they're acknowledging you for the same reason or not, you can bet at least one is willing to emulate you elsewhere.

How cool, to find yourself at the center of a...
12-05-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,317
Posted By SMorrison

Bike Commuter Talking-To in Traffic

I see what you did there. Your story completely made my day, and I'm sure many others also!

:thumb:

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10-17-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By SMorrison

Try these,,, ...

Try these,,,

http://www.action-led-lights.com/collections/accessories/products/bar-mount-clamp-on

http://www.el34world.com/Misc/bike/BikesLights38.htm


...
Forum: Commuting
09-08-12, 08:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,059
Posted By SMorrison

Free coffee's in the Constitution, man! Look it...

Free coffee's in the Constitution, man! Look it up.
-- Dr. Johnny Fever, WKRP in Cincinnattii
Forum: Commuting
08-23-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,060
Posted By SMorrison

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif...

http://www.bikeforums.net/images/smilies/thumb.gif




OMG. To live so long and come so close to perfection. I'm wearing my PNS* t-shirt right now after cycling to a Subway breakfast.

To be...
08-21-12, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 901
Posted By SMorrison

Love the CherryBomb and always wondered how well...

Love the CherryBomb and always wondered how well it would do there. Guess it'll stay on the back strap of my helmet, where it seems to stay relatively level and prominent from the side. Thanks for...
Forum: Commuting
05-28-12, 07:58 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,828
Posted By SMorrison

. Why, are virgins particularly at risk...

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Why, are virgins particularly at risk from a Brooks?

No, wait, I got it: Why are virgins particularly at risk from a Brooks?



(I am sorry, I'm leaving now....)
Forum: Commuting
05-17-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,934
Posted By SMorrison

Used my first one in the Phillippines, 1978. Used...

Used my first one in the Phillippines, 1978. Used plenty since then. Personally I prefer the large ones, but....
Forum: Commuting
05-16-12, 08:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By SMorrison

A box of cheap, thin throwaway gloves and a box...

A box of cheap, thin throwaway gloves and a box of cheap wipes.

Make sure the pump can handle both Presta *AND* Schraeder valves.

Cheap duct tape.

If there's a common tube size among you, a...
Forum: Commuting
05-02-12, 08:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,316
Posted By SMorrison

. Ha! Thank you for bringing back...

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Ha! Thank you for bringing back that memory (good ones)!

I see where I got some of my O-C tendencies.
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Forum: Commuting
03-04-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By SMorrison

You gotta love it when a plan comes together!

You gotta love it when a plan comes together!
Forum: Commuting
02-15-12, 09:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,088
Posted By SMorrison

Delightful!

Delightful!
Forum: Commuting
02-14-12, 09:34 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,889
Posted By SMorrison

Check in again in the morning and let us know how...

Check in again in the morning and let us know how you're doing.
Forum: Commuting
01-20-12, 01:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 639
Posted By SMorrison

Lol!

Funny as hell!

The guy's tone is informal, his language is polite, and I didn't give up the idea he was on a bike until the escalator. I know that for native-speakers there's got to be some inside...
Forum: Commuting
12-30-11, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 923
Posted By SMorrison

On sale at Colorado Cyclist www orders,...

On sale at Colorado Cyclist www orders, http://www.coloradocyclist.com/product/item/CROQMUFE or 800-866-8600 right now.
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