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Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 24,285
Posted By keithwwalker
Convincing traditional conventional wisdom...

Convincing traditional conventional wisdom cyclists on the merits of the belt will never work.

The reason it won't work, is that you are also telling them to throw away their derailleur as well. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-11-2012, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 14,903
Posted By keithwwalker
My solution was to get a Nitto Campee front rack....

My solution was to get a Nitto Campee front rack.
https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-aGCGvUzMGBA/TOO4H1N1UEI/AAAAAAAABjo/XuKLFNRoHq8/s640/P1050651%25281%2529.JPG
Forum: Tips & Advice 06-06-2011, 04:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,666
Posted By keithwwalker
I agree Alan, I would of liked amber and red but...

I agree Alan, I would of liked amber and red but they just have white, pink and blue.....

I got one of the lights, it really does work, but there is no 'off' switch! Which means that the motion...
Forum: General Discussion 06-06-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,116
Posted By keithwwalker
Not navigation, but gps tracking for training,...

Not navigation, but gps tracking for training, etc. works very well on Android with smartphone:
google mytracks (http://mytracks.appspot.com/)

Here is a non-bicycle example, my climb of Mt. Hood...
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-04-2011, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,666
Posted By keithwwalker
Would be nice to have them powered by a dyno, but...

Would be nice to have them powered by a dyno, but again, I think I would keep them in my pocket and use them sparingly for when I do ride at night/winter. I don't know what the battery life is.
Forum: Tips & Advice 05-03-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,666
Posted By keithwwalker
PIAA Wheel LED's for safety!

Usually I think these things are junk, but PIAA is a quality lighting company, so I am inclined to think different about these:
WheeLED's...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2011, 03:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,385
Posted By keithwwalker
I did not mean to imply that bicycles must use...

I did not mean to imply that bicycles must use the sidewalk, only to walk bikes if they decide to use the sidewalk.
Forum: General Discussion 03-14-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,385
Posted By keithwwalker
Just to post some facts: Speed limit is 30mph...

Just to post some facts:
Speed limit is 30mph on roadway
And there is a sign that states for bicycle users to walk bikes on the sidewalk
Sellwood Bridge Signs...
Forum: General Discussion 03-07-2011, 02:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,385
Posted By keithwwalker
I walk up the uphill portion on the sidewalk,...

I walk up the uphill portion on the sidewalk, then ride the road on the downhill portion; unless it is rushhour and then I use the road for the entire ride. I rarely ride the bridge, instead taking...
Forum: General Discussion 10-27-2010, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,674
Posted By keithwwalker
I have a waxed cotton rain cape and just got some...

I have a waxed cotton rain cape and just got some Rainmates rain chaps aka 'assless chaps' sold here:
http://clevercycles.com/products/apparel/outerwear/#_
http://www.rainmates.nl/index.php...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2010, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,072
Posted By keithwwalker
good choice, the Edelux is basically the same LED...

good choice, the Edelux is basically the same LED and reverse reflector with a better heat sink. One is basically 98% of the other performance wise.

Just be sure to aim the unit correctly. The...
Forum: General Discussion 10-11-2010, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 8,705
Posted By keithwwalker
Did he look like this guy? ...

Did he look like this guy?

http://www.firstshowing.net/img/machete-poster-big.jpg

Sorry, couldn't resist!
Forum: General Discussion 08-24-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,234
Posted By keithwwalker
Camel Toe, no extra cost with this suit?!?

Camel Toe, no extra cost with this suit?!?
Forum: General Discussion 07-20-2010, 04:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,178
Posted By keithwwalker
Well, you safely made passage, so I don't think...

Well, you safely made passage, so I don't think the ticket will hold. Also bring photos of your bike and bring the safety gear you were wearing to the hearing. That could help establish that you...
Forum: General Discussion 06-30-2010, 04:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,789
Posted By keithwwalker
I really wish a no passing during rush hour would...

I really wish a no passing during rush hour would go into effect.

oh and btw, only once I have come to a full stop for pedestrians in the bike path instead of passing on the right.

I even...
Forum: General Discussion 06-23-2010, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,885
Posted By keithwwalker
The solution is to call out douchebags when they...

The solution is to call out douchebags when they litter, not change world production practices on bottle manufacture.
Forum: General Discussion 05-12-2010, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By keithwwalker
Here's another motorcycle incident, two...

Here's another motorcycle incident, two motorcycles are pulled over and the cop shoots one in the back and paralyzes him.
http://abclocal.go.com/wtvg/story?section=news/local&id=7433661
Forum: General Discussion 05-07-2010, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,698
Posted By keithwwalker
There was a thread on this incident on a...

There was a thread on this incident on a motorcycle forum that I frequent. It happened in Maryland I believe.

The actual incident doesn't show the marked police car behind the unmarked car. You...
Forum: General Discussion 04-01-2010, 03:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,819
Posted By keithwwalker
My father who passed away in 2009 had a similar...

My father who passed away in 2009 had a similar condition, PSP (Progressive Supranuclear Palsy). I would remember times where he could normally climb stairs, and amazingly perform other complex...
Forum: General Discussion 03-20-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By keithwwalker
Jealous, by fact that in a tough economy this guy...

Jealous, by fact that in a tough economy this guy has expanded to 4 stores and is putting the squeeze on other shops. That is speculation btw.

What isn't speculation is that a stolen CoMotion...
Forum: General Discussion 03-18-2010, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By keithwwalker
So the business went from 1 or 2 shops to 4 now? ...

So the business went from 1 or 2 shops to 4 now? There is the potential, that some people are jealous. That being said, I have been to two of the shops and the part-time help, which helps Recyclery...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2010, 10:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 2,526
Posted By keithwwalker
You have heard of 'Copenhagen left', how about the 'Taipei left'?

Granted it is only for scooters in Taipei, but look at the setup:
http://lh4.ggpht.com/_PkwMo1_w6Nc/SvlGHUGNHAI/AAAAAAAAAxY/pJqQ4lFz87k/s800/P1000507%281%29.JPG

The scooters in front of the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-09-2010, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,428
Posted By keithwwalker
I have been to LA only once, so take my comment...

I have been to LA only once, so take my comment with a grain of salt. I heard that one of the problems with living in LA is that everything is so decentralized, that for most, the commute would be...
Forum: General Discussion 02-02-2010, 02:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,823
Posted By keithwwalker
I see what you are saying Alan, but I think of it...

I see what you are saying Alan, but I think of it by annual out of pocket costs + investment value.

If I were to do a calculator, I would show the principle payments in addition to the finance...
Forum: General Discussion 02-01-2010, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,823
Posted By keithwwalker
When is a $28k car actually a $70k car?

What edmunds doesn't mention is the huge amount of working capital that you need to get the car in the first place, and the crush of depreciation. In fact their calculator doesn't even include the...
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