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Forum: Introductions
05-03-04, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By blueline

Wow! Times sure do change. When we first lived...

Wow! Times sure do change. When we first lived there, I-40 out to Raleigh was 2-lanes each way, I-85 the same, and the Durham Freeway stopped somewhere downtown. We used to live near the "grass...
Forum: Commuting
04-30-04, 11:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,106
Posted By blueline

I don't know about written resources, but how...

I don't know about written resources, but how about, been there, done that accounts? It is my understanding that the official "road" rules are similar to the U.S. - i.e. bicycles are vehicles, and...
Forum: Introductions
04-29-04, 08:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 413
Posted By blueline

Welcome to the forums. I lived in "Heart of...

Welcome to the forums. I lived in "Heart of Carolina" from '88-'96 (as you might guess from my avitar). Your wife doesn't have any connection to the big one (Duke) or little two ;) , does she? I...
Forum: Foo
04-29-04, 05:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By blueline

saki o tsumatai onegaishimasu! (cold saki,...

saki o tsumatai onegaishimasu! (cold saki, PLEASE).

I forgot about the eel! Japanese can do some wonderful things with eel. Walking around the tourist spots in the summer with the grills out,...
Forum: Foo
04-29-04, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 501
Posted By blueline

You would've fit in very well with the Japanese...

You would've fit in very well with the Japanese that I used to work with. I couldn't tell if they liked the uni because of the taste, or just that it was the most expensive stuff on the platter. ...
Forum: Commuting
04-29-04, 10:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 895
Posted By blueline

I've posted about my bike before, but anyway, I...

I've posted about my bike before, but anyway, I think of my Trek 1500 as a "nice" roadbike. I commute with it twice a week because that's how often I'm working. I do not leave it outside, when I'm...
04-28-04, 10:39 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,226
Posted By blueline

Where are you located? We are moving to...

Where are you located? We are moving to Cookeville in a couple of months, and they have one bike store listed in the phone booth. Two Wal-Marts within 3 miles of each other, and people are proud of...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-04, 09:55 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 967,638
Posted By blueline

Windy in Kansas today too. Gusts up to 45 MPH...

Windy in Kansas today too. Gusts up to 45 MPH were expected and I believe it. Temp was nice though. Average cycling speed to work, about 10 mph, coming back home 25 mph. Well, no, I don't really...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-04, 11:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,636
Posted By blueline

I refer to the weather channel as the place that...

I refer to the weather channel as the place that brings you the weather forcast for everyplace but where you want it. I think of www.weather.com as bringing you the "current" weather from an hour...
04-28-04, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,385
Posted By blueline

Reiterating some of what has already been posted,...

Reiterating some of what has already been posted, other countries are both more ameneable to bicycling as a form of transportation, and it may be more difficult to get a bike that fits you at a good...
04-26-04, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 798
Posted By blueline

In my experience, if you want to get a club...

In my experience, if you want to get a club started in school, you need to find an enthusiastic faculty member (or two) involved to sponsor the club. Of course you also need fellow students who are...
Forum: Foo
04-26-04, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 584
Posted By blueline

Some people should not own dogs (or any animals)....

Some people should not own dogs (or any animals).
Many people that have dogs, should not have the kinds of dogs that they have. People are often poorly suited to the kinds of dogs that they own due...
04-24-04, 02:18 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,950
Posted By blueline

I suppose they don't pay U.S. Senators enough to...

I suppose they don't pay U.S. Senators enough to buy a bicycle? Nor enough to buy a car? Let me guess, if you are married you have his and hers money too?

Thank heavens our current President,...
Forum: Commuting
04-24-04, 02:10 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,278,759
Posted By blueline

You guessed correctly. The area seemed to offer...

You guessed correctly. The area seemed to offer a lot for my preferred lifestyle. Right near the water. Ice hockey close by. Both city and country living in close proximity. Of course, I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-04, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,646
Posted By blueline

I have two (one dark, one light) of these that I...

I have two (one dark, one light) of these that I wear for soccer games. They work great for keeping the sweat off. I'm sure (as others have indicated above) that they would be great for cycling too.
04-24-04, 11:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By blueline

Oh well. I guess if you think about it, the...

Oh well. I guess if you think about it, the exterior nut should help prevent stresses from pushing in on the tube valve, but not stresses from pulling on the tube valve.
Forum: Commuting
04-24-04, 10:05 AM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,278,759
Posted By blueline

Nice looking bike. Beautiful area you live in...

Nice looking bike. Beautiful area you live in too. :love: I visited Gothenburg/Molndal in 2002 when I interviewed with a pharamceutical company in the area. Came pretty close to moving there, too.
04-24-04, 09:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 341
Posted By blueline

I experienced ripping a presta valve while...

I experienced ripping a presta valve while pumping up a relatively new tube (Bontrager) on my road bike. The replacement tube (Specialized) came with a nut that keeps the tube from sliding back into...
04-23-04, 03:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,488
Posted By blueline

Wait, wasn't that a scene in "Breaking Away"...

Wait, wasn't that a scene in "Breaking Away" where one of the Italian team members uses a bicycle pump on the protagonists' bike wheel? I saw the movie about 20 years ago, so my memory may be a bit...
04-21-04, 03:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 557
Posted By blueline

I may have thought about doing it years ago,...

I may have thought about doing it years ago, probably after feeling like I was about to do an endo from braking harder with my dominant hand. Mentally, I just modulate the braking (as suggested...
04-21-04, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,635
Posted By blueline

A red chopper style bike with banana seat (back...

A red chopper style bike with banana seat (back in the late 60's). When I put a hole in the rear tire doing skids, that was the end of that bike. Next, a Sears 5 speed. I remember having had the...
Forum: Foo
04-18-04, 07:15 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,448
Posted By blueline

I guess times have changed in 25 years. When I...

I guess times have changed in 25 years. When I was in high school, back in the late 70's, our school had a bike club. At that time, there were only road bikes, as I recall. We did LAW (now LAB)...
Forum: Commuting
04-16-04, 01:31 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 967,638
Posted By blueline

Beautiful weather. 60's in the early morning...

Beautiful weather. 60's in the early morning there, 70's in the late morning on the way back. Today looks like it's going to be a bonus day as I get to cycle back in late this afternoon to proctor...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-04, 11:16 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 29,705
Posted By blueline

A) Physicist - currently underemployed afternoon...

A) Physicist - currently underemployed afternoon kindergardener watcher. Next semester will be in a new place, working full-time. I will have to see about the safety of the new commute.
B) about...
Forum: Commuting
04-14-04, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31,391
Views: 967,638
Posted By blueline

I guess it was just a bad luck day, although most...

I guess it was just a bad luck day, although most of the ride was fine. Cool in the morning, near freezing. Just getting out of the driveway, the mount that I've been using to support my home made...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-04, 01:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,205
Posted By blueline

Again, with respect to flag burning, one should...

Again, with respect to flag burning, one should not confuse supporting the rights of one's non-violent self expression, with approving of the expression itself.

"I disapprove of what you say,...
Forum: Commuting
04-13-04, 12:43 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,205
Posted By blueline

I think I answered that. Since I was writing on...

I think I answered that. Since I was writing on the subject, I decided to add a bit more. Although, I am not sure why you directed your original post to me.
Forum: Commuting
04-13-04, 11:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,205
Posted By blueline

Once more into the breach... Not quite. It...

Once more into the breach...

Not quite. It is totally inappropriate to fly two national flags from the same halyard, one over the other, regardless of whether the flags are flying within one of...
Forum: Commuting
04-12-04, 12:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,205
Posted By blueline

Many probably confuse respect for the office vs....

Many probably confuse respect for the office vs. respect for the office holder. Although I wonder how many felt the same way when the previous President was in office. I guess they weren't confused...
04-11-04, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,446
Posted By blueline

If you go to a department store warehouse,...

If you go to a department store warehouse, especially if you don't know what you really need, you will stand there, clueless, looking a rows and rows of bikes. What assistance do you expect in...
Forum: Commuting
04-11-04, 10:54 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,205
Posted By blueline

I get very mixed feelings when I hear (or read...

I get very mixed feelings when I hear (or read about) someone expressing such blatent intolerance. On the one hand, I am most certainly not a flag waving, flag wearing, wear it on your sleeve, in...
Forum: Commuting
04-10-04, 09:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,205
Posted By blueline

And by our cars, he means those FORDs that are...

And by our cars, he means those FORDs that are made in Canada. Give me one of dem there furrin imports like my good old Toyota, made in Kentucky.

Oh Canada, our home and native land...Whoops,...
04-10-04, 06:35 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,284
Posted By blueline

Thanks for sharing. I had no idea that Tasmania...

Thanks for sharing. I had no idea that Tasmania was such a beautiful country.
Forum: Foo
04-10-04, 06:25 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,301
Posted By blueline

One thing I remember about my trip to Wurtzburg...

One thing I remember about my trip to Wurtzburg (Deutchland) was that a small glass of coke cost about the same as a large glass of good german beer. I don't know about Geneva, but under those...
Forum: Foo
04-09-04, 08:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,301
Posted By blueline

I used to drink Coke all of the time. Then we...

I used to drink Coke all of the time. Then we moved to Japan for four years. Drank "Real" Coke for four years. Now I just can't drink the American crap.

I used to laugh when my dad would always...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-04, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,278,759
Posted By blueline

Hmmmmmm. Well, the replacement tubes I picked up...

Hmmmmmm. Well, the replacement tubes I picked up at my LBS are Specialized (since they didn't have any more of the Bontrager tubes with short stems). We'll see how long the replacement lasts vs....
04-09-04, 02:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 641
Posted By blueline

I do have to worry soon, however, about the large...

I do have to worry soon, however, about the large air vents in my Bell Ghisallo helmet. Sunburn don't you know ;) .
Forum: Commuting
04-09-04, 02:44 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,278,759
Posted By blueline

Thanks. Everything is stock '04 Trek 1500...

Thanks. Everything is stock '04 Trek 1500 (except for the rear tube - the valve stem and tube parted ways one day while I was pumping up the tire). The wheels are Bontrager Select and the tires are...
Forum: Commuting
04-09-04, 02:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 941
Posted By blueline

I cannot quite discern from your photo whether...

I cannot quite discern from your photo whether the following would work, but I am using a "Trek" rear light that has a clip on the back. I found a place on my seat bag to clip the light. If you...
04-09-04, 02:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,476
Posted By blueline

Are you and your wife compatable heights for a...

Are you and your wife compatable heights for a tandem? Don't the two riders have to fall within a certain height range to be compatable for a frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-04, 01:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 559
Posted By blueline

Nice time for a first century. Way to go!

Nice time for a first century. Way to go!
Forum: Commuting
04-09-04, 01:09 PM
Replies: 15,372
Views: 11,278,759
Posted By blueline

I've posted a picture of my bike elsewhere on the...

I've posted a picture of my bike elsewhere on the forum, but what the hey, here we go again :) . The front end picture (not shown here before) highlights the home-brew light setup.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-04, 11:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 925
Posted By blueline

Buy a Trek. Or a Fuji. Or a Cannondale, Giant,...

Buy a Trek. Or a Fuji. Or a Cannondale, Giant, Bianchi, Lemond, Rivendell, Seven, Felt, KHS, Klein, Sachs, Lightspeed,...

Really, as has already been mentioned above, first figure out what you...
Forum: Commuting
04-07-04, 07:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 309
Posted By blueline

Any commuters in Cookeville, TN?

We'll be moving to Cookeville in a couple of months and I was wondering if there are any commuters out there? The roads and traffic do not look very commuter friendly, based on my one visit there. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By blueline

Toe "clips" predate "clipless" pedals, although...

Toe "clips" predate "clipless" pedals, although to some extent both are a form of clip (clipless pedals are really more like ski bindings, but nobody calls them bindings for whatever reason). Toe...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-04, 05:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 649
Posted By blueline

Nobody seems to have mentioned it so far, but I...

Nobody seems to have mentioned it so far, but I leave my left foot (dominant) clipped in, take the right foot out of the clip and come forward off of the seat. At a full stop, I am standing over the...
Forum: Commuting
04-04-04, 10:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By blueline

Hopefully he already has a helmet? For cold...

Hopefully he already has a helmet? For cold weather, a balclava helps very much. Warm socks and shoes (maybe shoe covers?) - when I rode in sub 0C (20's F) temperatures for the first time this...
Forum: Foo
03-18-04, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By blueline

I know some Japanese (worked in Japan for 4...

I know some Japanese (worked in Japan for 4 years). Usually Japanese company e-mail addresses are in Romaji (i.e. roman alphabet) and end in:

co.jp

(for, of course, company, Japan). You...
Forum: Commuting
03-18-04, 02:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,815
Posted By blueline

The perfect commuter bike is whatever bike...

The perfect commuter bike is whatever bike motivates you to get on it and commute, whether it's a Muffy, 40 y.o. Hercules, cleaned up vintage Raleigh road bike, or new '04 mid-level road bike that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-18-04, 02:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,003
Posted By blueline

I bought mine from: http://www.permaco.com/ ...

I bought mine from:
http://www.permaco.com/

I was interested in a particular model and color (B17 Champion Special in Honey) and permaco had the best price on it at the time. There are some good...
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