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Forum: Commuting
05-23-08, 08:26 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,622
Posted By GreenPremier

"Have you ever been in a Turkish...

"Have you ever been in a Turkish prison?"
05-21-08, 01:34 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,726
Posted By GreenPremier

What is the matter with you, chum? You keep...

What is the matter with you, chum? You keep saying that.
05-21-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

To me, as a separate matter, it depends on how...

To me, as a separate matter, it depends on how far you're riding. I ride about 4.5 miles to work. Or I'll ride 3 miles downtown, a mile to the store...
I'll wear a helmet for longer road rides and...
05-21-08, 11:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 4,726
Posted By GreenPremier

What is Mooi helm? something head? What...

What is Mooi helm? something head?
What closetbiker said about the attitudes towards cycling is a big one I feel. If people viewed us the way they do over there, we wouldn't feel like it's such a...
05-20-08, 03:01 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,066
Posted By GreenPremier

I guess you could say I always follow Idaho...

I guess you could say I always follow Idaho rules. Stop lights are treated like stop signs and stop signs are yield only?
05-20-08, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Lock it mods... Sorry John. We're all...

Lock it mods...

Sorry John. We're all biased in some ways.
Forum: Commuting
05-20-08, 11:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,248
Posted By GreenPremier

I always wear black. It's all about lighting. I...

I always wear black. It's all about lighting. I will not wear hi-vis clothing, I have to look like a normal human being. People on motor cycles don't wear hi-vis.
05-20-08, 11:14 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,066
Posted By GreenPremier

So you also take up the whole lane when you ride...

So you also take up the whole lane when you ride too, huh? If cars wants us to act just as motor vehicles and follow the "rules of the road" we should also ride in the middle of the lane. Most...
05-20-08, 11:11 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,066
Posted By GreenPremier

Stopped at a stoplight, treated it like a stop...

Stopped at a stoplight, treated it like a stop sign, got the finger from a dude turning. The rest of my ride was on bike paths, no law breaking there.
05-20-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

There is no end to this debate and I don't think...

There is no end to this debate and I don't think this will ever be resolved.
05-20-08, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

And in religion, mind you, Mr. Christian.

And in religion, mind you, Mr. Christian.
05-20-08, 10:07 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

I don't think anyone is saying that helmets are...

I don't think anyone is saying that helmets are of no use. I think, rather, they're saying that helmets are overrated and pro-helmet propaganda tells us that helmets are the difference between life...
05-20-08, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Quote of the century...

Quote of the century...
05-19-08, 03:18 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

That's what I'm beginning to think. Along time...

That's what I'm beginning to think. Along time ago when I was a kid, riding my bike down a big hill with a friend of mine; he lost control near the bottom going pretty fast. Neither of us were...
05-19-08, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

hmmmm this sounds like religion. So many people...

hmmmm this sounds like religion. So many people feel so deeply for a man that is 2000 years dead, never met, don't even know what he was really like, and follow things people wrote down in a book. If...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-08, 11:41 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,354
Posted By GreenPremier

George Carlin's a brilliant man. ...

George Carlin's a brilliant man. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eScDfYzMEEw
05-19-08, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Wow, what a crock of sh1t.

Wow, what a crock of sh1t.
05-19-08, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

But I do agree, that, if anyone is really serious...

But I do agree, that, if anyone is really serious about protecting their heads they'd wear full face helmets...I'd be more worried about facial reconstructive surgery than having to get stitches in...
05-19-08, 09:46 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,865
Posted By GreenPremier

I don't own a car.

I don't own a car.
05-19-08, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Hey Closetbiker, there's a guy where I work who...

Hey Closetbiker, there's a guy where I work who commutes to work, who is a pretty much a Fred when it comes to biking, always wear's a helmet, has a mirror for his sunglasses, wears a high-vis...
05-16-08, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

I think you missed my point. I ride the same way...

I think you missed my point. I ride the same way without a helmet on. I don't take anymore risks. I don't take many risks anyway, if the coast is clear at a light, I go. That's not much of a risk...
05-16-08, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Good call, hard shell helmets I feel would...

Good call, hard shell helmets I feel would provide more protection than the usual helmets. I actually just ordered a Pro-tec bmx helmet that has a hardshell. They're fairly comfortable and don't...
Forum: Commuting
05-15-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,354
Posted By GreenPremier

We can't transport goods across the nation on...

We can't transport goods across the nation on bikes...but this guy is a **** for saying that riding a bike is stupid. It WOULD decrease our dependence on foreign oil and would decrease gas...
05-15-08, 08:28 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

That's a cool video. I wish Amerika were more...

That's a cool video. I wish Amerika were more like that. Thing is, I kind of like being one of the only guys biking on a rainy day, all the people in cars give me looks, like that guy is crazy, or...
05-14-08, 09:20 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Being a safety nazi is not an oxymoron. You're a...

Being a safety nazi is not an oxymoron. You're a fascist of safety and those who aren't "safe" are inferior to you. You call them idiots, stupid, and that Darwin will sort out the rest. I choose...
05-13-08, 10:44 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Indeed, thanks for answering my question. I...

Indeed, thanks for answering my question. I understand that helmets protection is merely cosmetic and I have long hair...if I were to crash and, by chance, hit my head, dragging it on the pavement,...
05-13-08, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

Closetbiker, why do you choose to wear a helmet?...

Closetbiker, why do you choose to wear a helmet? out of curiousity...
05-12-08, 02:14 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

insane. how often are you going to have your head...

insane. how often are you going to have your head run over? Sure it seems that the helmet saved his head from getting crushed, but how would his head be if he hadn't been wearing the helmet?...
05-12-08, 11:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,324
Posted By GreenPremier

Good grief, this is the worst display of public...

Good grief, this is the worst display of public authority ever...a DUI for WALKING a bicycle in his own front yard? I can't begin to express my discontent with this case.
05-08-08, 07:55 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,915
Posted By GreenPremier

Claim your lane. 100ft before the stop.

Claim your lane. 100ft before the stop.
Forum: Commuting
05-06-08, 11:15 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,061
Posted By GreenPremier

I'm somewhere in between Bandit and Opportunist. ...

I'm somewhere in between Bandit and Opportunist. Depending on how busy the intersection is, if there's no one coming from the other way and there are no cops around I'll go right through the light. ...
Forum: Commuting
05-06-08, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 479
Posted By GreenPremier

nice pics. must not be that cold there if you...

nice pics. must not be that cold there if you don't have gloves on and the ears are exposed. What's the temp, in the 40s? Looks beautiful.
05-06-08, 11:07 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

No kidding. Big Dave, that's a real d*uche bag...

No kidding. Big Dave, that's a real d*uche bag move. Respect that the person is riding a bike and not be a tw*t by tapping your helmet...jesus, I can't believe that sh*t...
05-06-08, 09:32 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,589
Posted By GreenPremier

Good question, but I think the percentage is the...

Good question, but I think the percentage is the important number. How many people per 1,000 bike riders have been involved in accidents. Not necessarily a given number. If the percentage is going...
05-06-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,378
Posted By GreenPremier

Fred's... :rolleyes:

Fred's... :rolleyes:
05-06-08, 09:23 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

I think the point of the WHOLE argument is,...

I think the point of the WHOLE argument is, helmets provide preventative protection. They're not bullet proof and they don't garauntee you 100% safety, but they do help at times. This is what I've...
05-06-08, 07:53 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,378
Posted By GreenPremier

Dude quit being a *****. If someone cuts you...

Dude quit being a *****. If someone cuts you off, blatantly, you're going to just shrug it off and keep riding? You pansie, justice must be served. You don't just turn the other cheek like zombie...
Forum: Commuting
05-05-08, 08:24 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 12,659
Posted By GreenPremier

4 bikes. 70s fuji fixed conversion for winter...

4 bikes.
70s fuji fixed conversion for winter with nokians
2008 Surly Steamroller
2007 Giant TCR
2005 Gary Fisher Tassajara
04-30-08, 01:56 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 175,628
Posted By GreenPremier

I'll start wearing a helmet when it's mandated by...

I'll start wearing a helmet when it's mandated by law.
Forum: Commuting
04-30-08, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,007
Posted By GreenPremier

Fenders ne'er keep my feet dry though...even my...

Fenders ne'er keep my feet dry though...even my lower legs get wet, I still have to wear rain pants when it's raining out.
Forum: Commuting
04-30-08, 12:51 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,205
Posted By GreenPremier

It's this kind of statement that makes you safety...

It's this kind of statement that makes you safety nannies look like such pansies. Seriously? It's a public intox, not a DUI, and how do you suppose a cop will be able to tell. if not care at all,...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-08, 02:51 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,490
Posted By GreenPremier

The 3rd choice is rather amusing...no pleasure...

The 3rd choice is rather amusing...no pleasure car for me although sometimes it would be nice, just don't want to deal with insurance, gas, maintenance, worrying about it sitting there unused for...
04-24-08, 12:29 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,375
Posted By GreenPremier

I don't like any of those choices...I ride with...

I don't like any of those choices...I ride with my iPod all the time, being aware is fairly crucial. For riding on bike paths, residential streets and the smaller city that I live in, it's no big...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-08, 10:12 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 3,632
Posted By GreenPremier

I get asked alot, when the weater sucks, if I...

I get asked alot, when the weater sucks, if I rode in. If it's not below zero and windy, it's always, "of course!"
Today is was raining/storming on my way in, fortunately it was not windy. I like...
Forum: Commuting
04-23-08, 07:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,188
Posted By GreenPremier

Get a grip of yourself man! Car drivers aren't...

Get a grip of yourself man! Car drivers aren't okay until they stop driving a block to the store to pick up a gallon of milk.
Forum: Commuting
04-22-08, 12:12 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,849
Posted By GreenPremier

Depends how long your commute is. 4.5 miles for...

Depends how long your commute is. 4.5 miles for me I wear just a wicking tshirt and jeans rolled up to give a little air to the legs.
04-18-08, 08:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,381
Posted By GreenPremier

Was it a wide side walk? In that case I don't...

Was it a wide side walk? In that case I don't see why everyone has such a problem here, they're made wide to accomodate for cyclists and peds, respectively. The driver didn't stop at the stop sign,...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-08, 08:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,117
Posted By GreenPremier

You guys are funny. How often are you really...

You guys are funny. How often are you really going to break a chain to justify always carrying a chain tool and spare links? Honestly...
Forum: Commuting
04-17-08, 10:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 869
Posted By GreenPremier

Are we just talking consecutive days commuting by...

Are we just talking consecutive days commuting by bike to WORK? Or just consecutive days commuting and NEVER using a car? I don't have a car and ride to work everyday...but I'll get rides and stuff...
04-17-08, 10:14 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,378
Posted By GreenPremier

LOL that is very very amusing. "I drink your...

LOL that is very very amusing. "I drink your milkshake!"
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