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Forum: General Discussion 08-12-2010, 01:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,121
Posted By Duncan
Umm... he probably wanted to see where you were...

Umm... he probably wanted to see where you were because you werent using anything resembling a light.

1w? why not just hold a Bic lighter overhead while biking?
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2010, 06:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,411
Posted By Duncan
I am surprised the bike arrived safely at any...

I am surprised the bike arrived safely at any price... UPS doent get the meaning of the word "fragile"
Forum: General Discussion 08-08-2010, 06:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,110
Posted By Duncan
Over the years in Portland, I cannot count how...

Over the years in Portland, I cannot count how many black clad lightless bike riders I have not seen until the last minute on well lit city streets traveling 20-30 MPH (for the cage-ragers, 30 is on...
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2008, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,601
Posted By Duncan
or

pedal faster while riding in traffic!

:cool::cool:
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2008, 06:46 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,206
Posted By Duncan
I tangled with the tracks out at Ruby Junction...

I tangled with the tracks out at Ruby Junction last year... it happens.

She is probably OK- the worst thing that I bruised was my ego. Not that it didnt need some deflating, but still.
Forum: General Discussion 12-04-2008, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,601
Posted By Duncan
If you aren't getting adrenalin on your bike ride...

If you aren't getting adrenalin on your bike ride you need to pedal faster! :D
Forum: General Discussion 12-03-2008, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,601
Posted By Duncan
Cool as someone who both

bikes and cycles...

It is different, but they share similar elements. I would not put one above the other.

Motorcycles are heavier than you are, they accelerate at rates that blow away most...
Forum: Tips & Advice 11-25-2008, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 991
Posted By Duncan
while I like rack attack- and reccomend them, if...

while I like rack attack- and reccomend them, if you are handy you can save a bundle by buying used of CL. Generally you will spend half (or less) of the new price. All it takes is time, knowing what...
Forum: General Discussion 11-25-2008, 07:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,462
Posted By Duncan
Maybe they don't like the smell of two-strokes?:D

Maybe they don't like the smell of two-strokes?:D
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-20-2008, 07:33 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,056
Posted By Duncan
I like ninja Salmon just fine. Damn thats...

I like ninja Salmon just fine.

Damn thats funny.
Forum: Report your Close Calls 11-19-2008, 08:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 9,056
Posted By Duncan
You know I miss the days when I could smoke a...

You know I miss the days when I could smoke a cigarette and ride... Now I cannot smoke at all (asthma, HBP) but in my gloriously misspent youth I loved nothing more than smoking a cigarette while out...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2008, 07:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,312
Posted By Duncan
Because the bike industry doesnt lobby DC like...

Because the bike industry doesnt lobby DC like the big 3 do?

(Q up "I am changing my name to Chrysler")

Seriously though I think that there should be a whole lot of strings tied to the big 3...
Forum: General Discussion 11-18-2008, 07:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,562
Posted By Duncan
Higher average road speeds lack of bike blvds...

Higher average road speeds
lack of bike blvds for new cyclists
less support (ie fewer bike shops)
more agressive drivers

thats all I can think of now...
Forum: General Discussion 09-10-2008, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,126
Posted By Duncan
Franklin HS is the same way- parents stop in the...

Franklin HS is the same way- parents stop in the middle of the street- people turn left and right (or pull Uturns) w/o signalling to get parking places.

Earlier this year after a student hit me in...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2008, 12:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,151
Posted By Duncan
got clocked by the cops doing 43 in a 35 in...

got clocked by the cops doing 43 in a 35 in Arcata.
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2008, 05:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,636
Posted By Duncan
I understand and applaud your dads reaction......

I understand and applaud your dads reaction... BUT

The couple was right- the woman should be checked out by an EMT/paramedic after an accident- it is the best way to determine if she has and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-06-2008, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,571
Posted By Duncan
proof that bikes make you manly:

http://www.craigslist.org/about/best/sfo/765370039.html

:D
Forum: General Discussion 08-18-2008, 12:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,509
Posted By Duncan
So Vincent this is how I see the situation- The...

So Vincent this is how I see the situation- The guys in the car are menacing the bike with a deadly wepon (the car)

There actions show a clear intent to harm/kill the bicyclist who cannot flee...
Forum: General Discussion 08-14-2008, 12:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,168
Posted By Duncan
what was the SUV doing in the bike lane?

what was the SUV doing in the bike lane?
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2008, 10:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,509
Posted By Duncan
I disagree here- I think intentionally swerving...

I disagree here- I think intentionally swerving towards a bike is an attack- or at least menacing. Now I know that when out gunned the best defense is a speedy retreat (ie using the fact that a bike...
Forum: General Discussion 08-13-2008, 07:26 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,509
Posted By Duncan
Remember to keep that U Lock within reach! ...

Remember to keep that U Lock within reach!

You will notice that many motorists helped apprehend them- I think that is a good sign.

Duncan
Forum: Tips & Advice 08-12-2008, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,009
Posted By Duncan
hey

in the winter I use vasque sundowners (shoebuy.com) and goretex gators and my feet never get wet.

I would however plan on changing socks because in the winter you will want heavier socks for the...
Forum: General Discussion 08-10-2008, 02:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,460
Posted By Duncan
I think my last Boston Apartment could have fit...

I think my last Boston Apartment could have fit between that curb and the car.:D
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2008, 09:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,396
Posted By Duncan
Well in my case I had a light, and if the girl...

Well in my case I had a light, and if the girl hadn't been stopped in the middle of the street (ie not at an intersection) talking on her cell phone before taking a right without signaling into a...
Forum: General Discussion 08-09-2008, 05:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,396
Posted By Duncan
That would be the ford escort with the drunk...

That would be the ford escort with the drunk driver....
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