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Forum: Techniques December 10th 08, 02:24 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 25
Views: 1,002
Posted By slide
"Professional" fit pet-peeve

Mike Jacoubowsky wrote:
For example, you can get to the same height with stems of
differing angles, simply by putting spacers above or below it.

Perhaps but is that really the whole story? I...
Forum: Techniques December 5th 08, 07:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 688
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

Andre Jute wrote:


Are you familiar with the work of John Rawls? At the most basic, Rawls
posits two parties and a cake behind a curtain. One party goes behind
the curtain and may cut the...
Forum: General December 5th 08, 07:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 70
Views: 3,611
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

Andre Jute wrote:


Are you familiar with the work of John Rawls? At the most basic, Rawls
posits two parties and a cake behind a curtain. One party goes behind
the curtain and may cut the...
Forum: General December 5th 08, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 70
Views: 3,611
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

Andre Jute wrote:
On Dec 5, 3:25 pm, slide wrote:


Condemning a company w/o inspecting the strap or hearing the POV of the
company strikes me as grossly unfair.
...
Forum: Techniques December 5th 08, 04:40 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 688
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

Andre Jute wrote:
On Dec 5, 3:25 pm, slide wrote:


Condemning a company w/o inspecting the strap or hearing the POV of the
company strikes me as grossly unfair.
...
Forum: General December 5th 08, 04:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 70
Views: 3,611
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

SMS wrote:
slide wrote:

Condemning a company w/o inspecting the strap or hearing the POV of
the company strikes me as grossly unfair.

It's really immaterial how the strap came off....
Forum: Techniques December 5th 08, 04:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 688
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

SMS wrote:
slide wrote:

Condemning a company w/o inspecting the strap or hearing the POV of
the company strikes me as grossly unfair.

It's really immaterial how the strap came off....
Forum: Techniques December 5th 08, 03:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 67
Views: 688
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

Andre Jute wrote:


What a stupid, stupid thing for Lone Peak to do. They've just
motivated you to put on the permanent record that their word is no
good. They were actually at the top of my...
Forum: General December 5th 08, 03:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 70
Views: 3,611
Posted By slide
Beware of Lone Peak Packs Non-Warranty

Andre Jute wrote:


What a stupid, stupid thing for Lone Peak to do. They've just
motivated you to put on the permanent record that their word is no
good. They were actually at the top of my...
Forum: Techniques December 3rd 08, 08:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 94
Views: 1,485
Posted By slide
RST #541: Why does the stem stick out forward?

Leo Lichtman wrote:
"philcycles" wrote: (clip) Countersteering is a hot topic in motorcycling
where many still think
you steer by leaning (clip)
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
You turn by...
Forum: General December 1st 08, 01:02 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 25
Views: 1,311
Posted By slide
Remember to help out your fellow cyclists that use CO2 cartridges.

SMS wrote:
I was on the north end of the Golden Gate Bridge yesterday, waiting for
the rest of the people in my group. There's a guy with a wheel walking
around looking at various bikes...
Forum: Techniques November 29th 08, 08:37 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 837
Posted By slide
Precisely how bad is a recumbent at climbing hills?

Tom Sherman wrote:
slide wrote:
[....]
Well, my CF Rans isn't a recumbent nor a fully conventional bike so it
seems to share some attributes of both.[...]

What is a "Rans" (sic)?
...
Forum: Techniques November 29th 08, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 26
Views: 1,053
Posted By slide
Best Way To Carry Pepper Spray ?

Steve Sr. wrote:

Next question... What do you do about a dog that has been hit point
blank with pepper spray about 3-4 times by myself or co-worker yet
still continues to try to attack the...
Forum: General November 29th 08, 04:07 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 32
Views: 911
Posted By slide
Best Way To Carry Pepper Spray ?

Steve Sr. wrote:

Next question... What do you do about a dog that has been hit point
blank with pepper spray about 3-4 times by myself or co-worker yet
still continues to try to attack the...
Forum: Techniques November 29th 08, 03:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 46
Views: 837
Posted By slide
Precisely how bad is a recumbent at climbing hills?

Andre Jute wrote:
On Nov 28, 8:40 pm, nmp wrote:
Andre Jute wrote:
But I didn't have something quite that low in mind,
Isn't being low (and aerodynamic) the whole...
Forum: Techniques November 25th 08, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 35
Views: 902
Posted By slide
Bicyclist shot

Chalo wrote:
slide wrote:
datakoll wrote:
http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/nov/23/experts-support-collier-de...
Sounds like the police behaved properly given the circumstances.

...
Forum: Racing November 25th 08, 04:33 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 35
Views: 701
Posted By slide
Bicyclist shot

Chalo wrote:
slide wrote:
datakoll wrote:
http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/nov/23/experts-support-collier-de...
Sounds like the police behaved properly given the circumstances.

...
Forum: Techniques November 25th 08, 12:16 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 35
Views: 902
Posted By slide
Bicyclist shot

datakoll wrote:
http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/nov/23/experts-support-collier-deputies-actions-recent-sh/

Sounds like the police behaved properly given the circumstances.
Forum: Racing November 25th 08, 12:16 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.racing
Replies: 35
Views: 701
Posted By slide
Bicyclist shot

datakoll wrote:
http://www.naplesnews.com/news/2008/nov/23/experts-support-collier-deputies-actions-recent-sh/

Sounds like the police behaved properly given the circumstances.
Forum: Techniques November 24th 08, 06:04 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By slide
New Crank Forward - First Impressions

Bernhard Agthe wrote:
Hi,

slide wrote:
I will surely check things out before replacing anything. Right now I'm
just accepting the lousy shifting figuring it can be fixed even if I'm
...
Forum: Techniques November 24th 08, 02:44 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By slide
New Crank Forward - First Impressions

Bernhard Agthe wrote:


If you try that, you'd have to change your rear mechanics, too. But try
to find out why your actual drive train is not satisfying - check the
attachment points, the...
Forum: Techniques November 23rd 08, 05:27 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By slide
New Crank Forward - First Impressions

landotter wrote:
On Nov 23, 10:23 am, slide wrote:

The only real dislike I have for the bike is the grupo - specifically
the SRAM X.5 gears. My conventional bikes...
Forum: Techniques November 23rd 08, 04:23 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By slide
New Crank Forward - First Impressions

Due to major back injuries / surgeries, I sold my conventional diamond
frame bikes and bought a Rans CF bike called the Dynamik. This isn't a
recumbent but rather a 'real' bike but in the form of...
Forum: Techniques November 21st 08, 02:08 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 122
Views: 3,855
Posted By slide
Is a carbon fork the safest?

Paul Kossa wrote:
I'm getting a custom ti bike build, which comes with a carbon fork --

Then it's not custom. Get what makes you happy. If you have any
reservations, you're missing out on what a...
Forum: Techniques November 20th 08, 01:04 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 8
Views: 357
Posted By slide
Long Chain, Less Wear?

Tom Sherman wrote:


Chain wear mostly occurs as the chain is being bent around the rear
sprocket(s). I get about one-half the rate of chain wear on my RANS
Rocket as I do on an upright...
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