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10-15-07, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,914
Posted By Hawkear

I've had similar experiences - the Pacific...

I've had similar experiences - the Pacific Surfliner does not charge for storing bikes, and most cars have 3 bike hooks.
09-07-07, 01:31 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 717
Posted By Hawkear

In Orange County, possibly Como Street...

In Orange County, possibly Como Street (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Como_Street)
07-27-07, 03:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 605
Posted By Hawkear

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=326137

http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php?t=326137
03-30-07, 05:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,229
Posted By Hawkear

Yet Another UCI Graduate checking in. Plenty of...

Yet Another UCI Graduate checking in. Plenty of good riding and clubs in the area that has been covered. Also, check out the UCI Cycling Team: http://spirit.dos.uci.edu/bike/home.html
01-26-07, 09:06 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,126
Posted By Hawkear

HH, you could just drive up the coast, stop by...

HH, you could just drive up the coast, stop by Hans's place Laguna Beach or The Bike Company shop in Lake Forest and get conclusive answers from a primary source. I seriously doubt these are...
01-08-07, 04:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,484
Posted By Hawkear

If the driver hit you deliberately and fled, then...

If the driver hit you deliberately and fled, then that is assault with a deadly weapon, coupled with hit and run. Criminal charges should be involved.

You should speak to a lawyer, and also to...
01-05-07, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 575
Posted By Hawkear

I regularly commute on the Surfliner. The cars...

I regularly commute on the Surfliner. The cars can hold 3 bikes each, but if there's no room you can toss it in the baggage car, usually.
12-28-06, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 553
Posted By Hawkear

Sorry, this isn't true. There just aren't many...

Sorry, this isn't true. There just aren't many (if any) bike messengers in OC.

http://www.scorcher.org/cmhistory/howto.html

The ones I've seen seem to be just out for a good ride, with a...
08-11-06, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hawkear

Well, the lane was wider than that at this point,...

Well, the lane was wider than that at this point, but it was splitting into two about 15 yards in front of me (I think - I'm obviously not very good at estimating exact distances). It was a wierd...
08-11-06, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hawkear

Well, there was no bike lane. It was a wide...

Well, there was no bike lane. It was a wide outer lane that was transitioning to double right-turn-only lanes, thick dashed lines and all. I was aiming for the center of the right right-turn-only...
08-11-06, 02:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hawkear

I was approaching an intersection where right...

I was approaching an intersection where right turns were definitely authorized, as I was planning on turning right, but what constitutes approaching a place where a right turn is authorized in a...
08-11-06, 01:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hawkear

Thanks, I remember reading that a while ago. ...

Thanks, I remember reading that a while ago. I'll keep it bookmarked to review.
08-11-06, 01:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,159
Posted By Hawkear

Cited for violating CA CVC 21202

A police officer cited me for not riding as far to the right as praticable even though I was nearing an intersection.

Has anyone successfully (or unsuccessfully) defended themselves from this in...
08-11-06, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Hawkear

Maybe that's because people don't give their...

Maybe that's because people don't give their unwavering support for someone based on one issue only.
08-07-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,069
Posted By Hawkear

XC is a step up from the recreational...

XC is a step up from the recreational trails/paths. XC bikes can handle quite a bit.
08-07-06, 07:06 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By Hawkear

It's just north of Fawnskin. You can park there...

It's just north of Fawnskin. You can park there and ride up, or drive up to the campgrounds and park (it might cost you money, though!). There's a trailhead near campsite 47.

Grab Franko's map...
08-06-06, 10:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By Hawkear

I talked to some guys in a bike shop there, and...

I talked to some guys in a bike shop there, and they said that the people manning the lifts are relatively lenient. If you don't have an obvious downhill bike, then you should be fine.

BTW - If...
08-02-06, 12:26 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 856
Posted By Hawkear

mrwhite, you are my hero.

mrwhite, you are my hero.
08-01-06, 04:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By Hawkear

I'll find that out, too - my GF has the '06...

I'll find that out, too - my GF has the '06 Hardrock Pro with the bash ring instead of a big ring.
08-01-06, 04:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 624
Posted By Hawkear

I'll check it out this weekend for you. I'm...

I'll check it out this weekend for you.

I'm heading up there with my Hardrock Pro.
07-31-06, 12:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,663
Posted By Hawkear

Did you call the cops on them?

Did you call the cops on them?
07-27-06, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 617
Posted By Hawkear

Be sure to give us an update when you decide what...

Be sure to give us an update when you decide what to have for dinner tomorrow!

We really need to know every decision you make.
07-27-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 504
Posted By Hawkear

Lay off the meth - you're getting a little too...

Lay off the meth - you're getting a little too paranoid.
07-27-06, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 814
Posted By Hawkear

Mommy, he called us bad names!

Mommy, he called us bad names!
07-26-06, 01:16 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 3,753
Posted By Hawkear

Bekologist, you're being deliberately obtuse. ...

Bekologist, you're being deliberately obtuse.

You should try looking up the definition of "analogy" some time.
Forum: Commuting
07-25-06, 06:44 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,466
Posted By Hawkear

When I'm screaming down a hill at 40 mph, I'm not...

When I'm screaming down a hill at 40 mph, I'm not going to hear a car coming up behind me. Even while going slowly uphill, hearing is secondary to vision by a long shot.

Also, no rider who has...
07-21-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 7,104
Posted By Hawkear

Did you not watch Stage 17? What kind of...

Did you not watch Stage 17? What kind of question is that?
07-12-06, 03:00 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By Hawkear

I am looking for something similar to use on days...

I am looking for something similar to use on days I feel adventurous and ride the Hardrock to work instead of the Road bike. I'd want tires that don't make me feel like I'm piloting a tank while on...
07-10-06, 11:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 976
Posted By Hawkear

Voight on a breakaway?

Voight on a breakaway?
07-07-06, 03:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 766
Posted By Hawkear

They are there so you can blow your horn at...

They are there so you can blow your horn at people going too slow in your direction or too fast towards you.
Forum: Triathlon
07-07-06, 03:19 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 334,060
Posted By Hawkear

It's mainly for Time Trial/Tri bikes, as the...

It's mainly for Time Trial/Tri bikes, as the design focus is more on aeordynamics than anything else.
06-17-06, 02:01 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,037
Posted By Hawkear

You're trying really hard to be a troll, sbhikes....

You're trying really hard to be a troll, sbhikes. It's beyond the point of being mildly funny, and downgraded to being really annoying.
06-16-06, 05:49 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,296
Posted By Hawkear

Orange County, California: ...

Orange County, California:
http://www.octa.net/bikeways.asp?category=bikeways&page=bikeways%20map
06-12-06, 12:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Hawkear

Sounds like it was in the river bed, rather than...

Sounds like it was in the river bed, rather than the trail.
06-09-06, 08:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Hawkear

You'd have to be MTBing. The river starting...

You'd have to be MTBing. The river starting around there transitions from a concrete channel (think LA River like in Grease) to a concrete channel with tons (literally) of debris collected from...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 663
Posted By Hawkear

Not necessarily - you just have to realize it...

Not necessarily - you just have to realize it takes a while for you to get warmed up, and stretching alone isn't going to do it.
06-09-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 498
Posted By Hawkear

Wow - I'll have to ride by there tomorrow morning...

Wow - I'll have to ride by there tomorrow morning to see what the trail looks like now.

edit: wait, if it happened on the riverbed, what the heck was a cyclist doing down there? There's way too...
06-08-06, 08:56 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 3,561
Posted By Hawkear

I don't think he's from New Zealand.

I don't think he's from New Zealand.
05-31-06, 06:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,325
Posted By Hawkear

Where you watching the same video as the rest of...

Where you watching the same video as the rest of us?
Forum: Commuting
05-30-06, 12:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 378
Posted By Hawkear

Another advantage (which is slightly ergonomic): ...

Another advantage (which is slightly ergonomic):
The weight is lower on the back, which releases some of the tension on the upper back. This leads to keeping the weight from swinging around more...
05-28-06, 05:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hawkear

Lottery tickets are commonly referred to as a tax...

Lottery tickets are commonly referred to as a tax for the stupid. Looking at it from a purely rational standpoint, the purchase of a lottery ticket has such a small chance of actually producing a...
05-26-06, 05:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,089
Posted By Hawkear

HH, maybe it will discourage people from drinking...

HH, maybe it will discourage people from drinking and driving. The penalties for that are criminally weak.
05-23-06, 07:40 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,122
Posted By Hawkear

HH already pointed out the situations where...

HH already pointed out the situations where two-abreast occurs naturally.

Splitting lanes happens more than just when traffic is at a standstill. Come down to California and observe behaviors in...
05-23-06, 04:57 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,122
Posted By Hawkear

This is patently false, and negates the...

This is patently false, and negates the foundation of your argument.

Motorcycles typically are allowed to ride two abreast in a lane, and allowed to split traffic lanes in some states. If the...
Forum: Commuting
05-22-06, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By Hawkear

It's a good morning when I don't have to use the...

It's a good morning when I don't have to use the small ring on my triple. :D
Forum: Commuting
05-22-06, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 752
Posted By Hawkear

I love my ride home - about 2 miles (of the 18)...

I love my ride home - about 2 miles (of the 18) are all downhill on a 45 mph road.

I would be passing cars if they went the speed limit, but sadly, they don't.
Forum: Commuting
05-22-06, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,118
Posted By Hawkear

The MTX bags are much longer than the RX bags. ...

The MTX bags are much longer than the RX bags.

I think there are some nubs on the MTX bags that are not on the RX bags that force them to be used on the MTX racks only. If you wanted to, I think...
Forum: Commuting
05-19-06, 03:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 388
Posted By Hawkear

If you had the base Allez, I would tell you to...

If you had the base Allez, I would tell you to upgrade your wheels to something like an Open Pro, but you should be OK.
Forum: Commuting
05-19-06, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By Hawkear

Multi-mode transportation is a good thing,...

Multi-mode transportation is a good thing, especially in the urban sprawl of southern california. I will soon be moving to a new place, and I would much rather take the train and ride 5-10 miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-06, 12:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,483
Posted By Hawkear

Sometimes you just have to wait. It's life.

Sometimes you just have to wait.

It's life.
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