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Forum: General November 16th 09, 05:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By [email protected]
Dog & Bike Stories Wanted

Pat wrote:

Sorry, but my experience is different from yours. You seem to be saying that
nothing can be done about dogs vis a vis chasing bicyclists. I lived and
rode a...
Forum: General November 15th 09, 01:17 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By [email protected]
Dog & Bike Stories Wanted

Norman wrote:
On Nov 14, 2:26*am, wrote:
* *I continue to try to recoup damages for dog/bike accident I was in
last year. *A dog ran in...
Forum: General November 14th 09, 08:26 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 23
Views: 677
Posted By [email protected]
Dog & Bike Stories Wanted

I continue to try to recoup damages for dog/bike accident I was in
last year. A dog ran in front of me, causing me to swerve and crash.
But the dog owner's insurance people are laying the blame...
Forum: General November 1st 09, 05:19 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 58
Views: 1,352
Posted By [email protected]
Sacramento fixed-gear bikes: braking the law

Tom Sherman _ wrote:
Sacramento fixed-gear bikes: braking the law
Sacramento police recently began targeting illegal fixed-gear bikes.
But are the...
Forum: General October 16th 09, 04:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 3
Views: 539
Posted By [email protected]
Odometer which is also a watch

wrote:
I am sure wireless odometers have a clock, but is there one you could
wear as a watch, and then when you ride your bike you do not have to
...
Forum: General September 1st 09, 05:58 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 2
Views: 639
Posted By [email protected]
Courteous drivers [was "Share the road, not the lane")

wrote:

I hear you on "overly 'courteous'" drivers.

They think they're doing a great service to cyclists by, say, stopping
at a green light so the...
Forum: General August 12th 09, 06:06 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By [email protected]
Glueless Tire Patches

Paul wrote:
On Aug 10, 11:57*pm, wrote:
* *I happened to be in a K-Mart store yesterday, and decided I'd see
what sort of bike stuff they had....
Forum: General August 11th 09, 04:57 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 14
Views: 900
Posted By [email protected]
Glueless Tire Patches

I happened to be in a K-Mart store yesterday, and decided I'd see
what sort of bike stuff they had. The thing I noticed was a patch kit
that features patches that don't require cement/glue.
...
Forum: General August 7th 09, 04:25 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 20
Views: 2,973
Posted By [email protected]
Just what does a 60% chance of rain mean?

Bill Baka wrote:

(F) but if I am riding and hit a cold front and drop to that I can't
ride over 5 MPH. I had to have some bored firefighters pick me up once
when...
Forum: General August 2nd 09, 06:51 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By [email protected]
Free Mountain Bike Ebook

Leo Lichtman wrote:

wrote: I'd ask if he'd ever heard of
Fletcher's Law of Inverse Appreciation.
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
Would you please...
Forum: General August 2nd 09, 05:00 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 5
Views: 553
Posted By [email protected]
Free Mountain Bike Ebook

ejflash wrote:

I want your feedback on the following two questions:

1. If you had 5 minutes to talk with a pro mountain biker what
question are you dying to get...
Forum: General July 24th 09, 04:01 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 10
Views: 721
Posted By [email protected]
For you who use ::: what is your Favorite Bicycle Helmet ??

Janet O'Leary wrote:
I'm looking to replace my old Bell..

So far, can't decide which one to get..

I don't want fancy. Comfort is more important.

Also, I am...
Forum: General July 14th 09, 07:47 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 15
Views: 684
Posted By [email protected]
The Cyclist Disposition

Papa Tom wrote:
Can somebody explain to me why so many bicyclists are so angry?

They don't ride enough. Endorphine withdrawal.



Bill

__o |
Forum: General June 26th 09, 04:27 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 11
Views: 2,206
Posted By [email protected]
Weird Bike Sighting of the Year

Wow, did I see one today. In the area between downtown Salt Lake
City and the University of Utah, there it was, unfortunately going the
other way on a busy street. I only got a glimpse, but what...
Forum: General June 24th 09, 11:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 679
Posted By [email protected]
Very Sad - VA & NC Please Read

http://www.sltrib.com/news/ci_12673684

This is a very sad case, a tragic accident in which a cyclist was
killed. To make matters worse, authorities found little or nothing to
enable them to...
Forum: General June 2nd 09, 03:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 3
Views: 664
Posted By [email protected]
Driver's education in 2009?

wrote:

This tells me that the newer generation is still clinging to the idea
of "getting a driver's license at 16 is still the thing to do.

So, this...
Forum: General May 24th 09, 06:24 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
ID for Riding

John Thompson wrote:
On 2009-05-23, Leo Lichtman wrote:

But then you need a bracelet with a message telling the ambulance crew (or
...
Forum: General May 23rd 09, 11:16 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 6
Views: 724
Posted By [email protected]
Walkie-Talkie system for cyclists

Kroma wrote:

My wife and I have just got into cycling but we are finding it quite lonely
as, unless we are cycling right next to each other, we cannot hear each
...
Forum: General May 22nd 09, 06:32 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 23
Views: 1,366
Posted By [email protected]
ID for Riding

A while back I seem to recall a thread on this NG about whether
riders should carry ID, driver's license, credit card, or whatever, in
case of accident or other need.
So tonight I'm watching the...
Forum: General May 20th 09, 08:35 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 14
Views: 1,013
Posted By [email protected]
OMG, The kids these days and their bicycles...

SMS wrote:

I told the dad of the kid I escorted to the meeting, "Alex needs a new
bike, and don't go to Target!" I guess I should have added "or Wal-Mart."

I...
Forum: General May 18th 09, 06:26 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 31
Views: 1,881
Posted By [email protected]
Any "insulated" bottles that actually work?

Phil W Lee phil(at)lee-family(dot)me(dot)uk wrote:

In theory, a bottle kept wet should help, as evaporation would cool
the contents. I'm not sure how much of the capacity would get used
...
Forum: General May 10th 09, 04:01 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 15
Views: 984
Posted By [email protected]
black moldy crud in old water bottle

wrote:
I forget, isn't there some way to get rid of the black moldy cruds in
old water bottles? Vinegar? Baking soda? Does anybody remember?
Thanks.

Nice long soak...
Forum: General May 9th 09, 10:11 PM Posted to alt.usage.english,rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 121
Views: 3,946
Posted By [email protected]
Push bike

In rec.bicycles.misc John Kane wrote:
A push bike typically refers to bicyle (human powered). I was talking
to a sport shop owner the other day and said that I was in the...
Forum: General May 8th 09, 01:31 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 22
Views: 1,229
Posted By [email protected]
Adjusting helmet

Mike Jacoubowsky wrote:
wrote in message
...
Hello Everyone. I dug my...
Forum: General April 30th 09, 05:10 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 12
Views: 1,423
Posted By [email protected]
Shorts question-

CM wrote:
I got a serious question about bicycle shorts. I'm kind of well endowed and
shudder at the thought of wearing skin tight lycra bicycle shorts. To be
honest, I'm not...
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