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10-04-05, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 965
Posted By amahana1

I have a Cannondale Cyclocross Disc bike. I love...

I have a Cannondale Cyclocross Disc bike. I love it. Has been very good to me. I ride almost exclusively on the road. I get some looks thats for sure with those Avids hanging on there.
10-03-05, 01:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By amahana1

If there has ever been a more useless, lazy-ness...

If there has ever been a more useless, lazy-ness promoting invention in the last 100 years than the Segway I haven't seen it. Yeah, lets substitue a machine for walking. For christ's sake some...
10-02-05, 09:05 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 990
Posted By amahana1

We live in a reactionary society. Very dangerous...

We live in a reactionary society. Very dangerous to live this way. It would be nice that for once we were proactive (as a country) and bought more bikes than cars when there really isn't a need to....
09-26-05, 02:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,140
Posted By amahana1

Can you visually see the that the rotor is...

Can you visually see the that the rotor is warped. If you can't see where the rotor is warped then I wouldn't worry about it. I've used three different pairs of BB7s and they all rubbed a tiny bit....
08-20-05, 09:22 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,036
Posted By amahana1

Rarely!

Rarely!
08-17-05, 10:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 432
Posted By amahana1

Just decide when you get on the bike. Just start...

Just decide when you get on the bike. Just start riding in a direction you havent before and very soon you will come upon an Idea of a good place to ride. Other than that, I like the random dart...
08-16-05, 09:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 749
Posted By amahana1

Ill take red every time if I am comming from a...

Ill take red every time if I am comming from a sidewalk like that....If I were riding up the street then its blue every time.
08-08-05, 11:07 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

too funny :)

too funny :)
08-08-05, 08:37 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

The issue was wether or not the GM could bar me...

The issue was wether or not the GM could bar me from cycling to work, not wether he can make me do errands. I like the beater Idea tho...but the GM owns a ranch and he drives just about what you...
08-08-05, 07:28 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

Ok, I think it might have come to a end, finally!...

Ok, I think it might have come to a end, finally! I met with the HR manager and he explained it thus: It is well within my rights to commute to work via bicycle...however it is well within the GM's...
08-06-05, 12:47 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

I was supposed to meet with the HR super and get...

I was supposed to meet with the HR super and get his opinion on wether or not my super was reasonable in his demand that I drive to work, but he cant see me until monday morning.

An interesting...
08-04-05, 09:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,094
Posted By amahana1

My crosscheck has been the best bike I have owned...

My crosscheck has been the best bike I have owned to date. Hands down the most versatile bike I have ridden. I have owned cannondales, giant and raleigh and now Surly. It does everything well.
08-03-05, 02:18 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

The whole crux of the matter is this....driving a...

The whole crux of the matter is this....driving a car in no way shape or form enables me to execute my job any better that if I dont drive a car or any other powered vehicle to work. Driving a car...
08-03-05, 12:44 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

Actually I do fly the airplane. I would love to...

Actually I do fly the airplane. I would love to tell the boss to take a FLYING leap..pun intended!
08-02-05, 02:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

Totally agree and thats the path I will take with...

Totally agree and thats the path I will take with this.....racing down the legal rarely produces a winner.
08-02-05, 10:54 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 7,377
Posted By amahana1

How do we get them once or if a jersey is...

How do we get them once or if a jersey is selected?
08-02-05, 10:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

Its not that I refused. I simply explained that...

Its not that I refused. I simply explained that I rode a bike to work. Very non-confrontational.

Arranging with co-workers to borrow their cars is like asking a pizza delivery guy to make sure...
08-01-05, 11:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,674
Posted By amahana1

For most but not all....I really like the way...

For most but not all....I really like the way carbon feels, but want a solid color to go with the rest of my solid color bike...black. The carbon weave that is visible on the fork looks out of place...
08-01-05, 11:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 851
Posted By amahana1

sheldon brown

sheldon brown
08-01-05, 09:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By amahana1

Cant argue with that. Damn, I hope that doesnt...

Cant argue with that. Damn, I hope that doesnt happen to me....I buy almost everything from OL sources.
08-01-05, 09:41 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

I understand the perspective that comming to work...

I understand the perspective that comming to work on a bike and not in a car as "instructed" could be construed as insubordination and grounds for corrective action. However, I dont see how in any...
08-01-05, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By amahana1

Sound reasoning....but there is always the lure...

Sound reasoning....but there is always the lure of the almighty dollar and those who will put up with the shody service some OL shops to save a buck here or a buck there. I dont think that poor...
08-01-05, 09:05 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

I work at a corporate jet charter company and...

I work at a corporate jet charter company and never in the three years Ive been here have I been told that my personal vehicle is essential to complete my job. Never once have I read anything in...
08-01-05, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By amahana1

I think the current balance will probably prevail...

I think the current balance will probably prevail in my opinion. The local LBS' might find themselves as more of niche market with a focus on selling complete bikes and selling maintainence. I dont...
08-01-05, 08:29 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,050
Posted By amahana1

Banned from riding bike to work! Legal?

Today I was asked by my supervisor to run an urgent and important errand and I had to tell him that I commute to work on a bike and that I couldnt unless I used his car or someone else ran the...
08-01-05, 08:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,674
Posted By amahana1

excellent. thanks for the help everyone!

excellent. thanks for the help everyone!
07-31-05, 06:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,674
Posted By amahana1

Painting carbon fiber

Can carbon fiber be stripped of its clear coat in order to paint it a different color? Dont really like the carbon fiber weave look and want to paint it a solid black. Its the fork by the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-05, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,224
Posted By amahana1

Something that helps me is to plan to...

Something that helps me is to plan to ride...doesnt matter where, just say to yourself that when you get home from work you are going to hop on the bike and spend a couple of hours or an hour just...
Forum: Foo
07-31-05, 01:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 769
Posted By amahana1

I took an F-16 incentive ride about three weeks...

I took an F-16 incentive ride about three weeks ago...makes the the Cessna 185 i fly for a living seem like a childs toy.
07-30-05, 02:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 821
Posted By amahana1

Thats a long read...im not sure if i dissagree or...

Thats a long read...im not sure if i dissagree or agree...I never got to the end.
Forum: Touring
07-30-05, 02:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,554
Posted By amahana1

Dura Ace barrend shifters? I have a feeling that...

Dura Ace barrend shifters? I have a feeling that there are probably five other cheaper alternatives that I would take on a tour across the country.
07-30-05, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By amahana1

I still prefer the wipe the whole thing down by...

I still prefer the wipe the whole thing down by hand with a little bottle of lightly soapy water and a towel. I will degrease components but only after I remove them, chain or cassette...etc. Oh...
07-28-05, 11:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By amahana1

bikeforums.net :)

bikeforums.net :)
07-28-05, 09:52 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,207
Posted By amahana1

The problem with a tax credit for commuting on a...

The problem with a tax credit for commuting on a bicycle is that everyone and their dog would say..."I have a bike and ride it to work.....wink wink nod nod, I want a tax credit!" There is no way to...
Forum: Touring
07-27-05, 01:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,708
Posted By amahana1

They do. Nokon makes silver aluminum ferrule...

They do. Nokon makes silver aluminum ferrule shift and brake housing. Its pricey but looks nice.

http://www.performancebike.com/shop/Profile.cfm?SKU=16556#
07-25-05, 10:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 319
Posted By amahana1

I have a Crosscheck set up as a SS and its easily...

I have a Crosscheck set up as a SS and its easily the most versitile bike I have owened to date. I LOVE IT. Its rides very very nicely. Its better than the three previous bikes I have owned....Two...
07-25-05, 09:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,131
Posted By amahana1

Hmmm, good question. For me I wouldnt hesitate...

Hmmm, good question. For me I wouldnt hesitate buying online if you get a significantly better price. If you are commited to buying bikes from this LBS then you are already giving them quite a good...
07-25-05, 09:42 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,161
Posted By amahana1

I totally agree. Its sad but true and the root...

I totally agree. Its sad but true and the root cause of alot of the hatred aimed right at the U.S.
07-25-05, 09:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 967
Posted By amahana1

I agree, making eye contact is probably the most...

I agree, making eye contact is probably the most important saftey device you need to use as a cyclist. When you do make eye contact, usually there is silent communication on what the drivers...
07-24-05, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,075
Posted By amahana1

I watch for eye contact as much or more than I...

I watch for eye contact as much or more than I look for signals. If I dont get eye contact with a driver that Im not sure what they are going do, I use extreme caution.
07-24-05, 07:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 522
Posted By amahana1

It just goes to show that in the U.S. we are...

It just goes to show that in the U.S. we are lacking far behind other countries with regards to attitudes towards cyclists.

I wonder what happened to people in the U.S. to forget that they too...
Forum: Touring
07-23-05, 03:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,336
Posted By amahana1

Have you looked at the Surly LHT? I know you...

Have you looked at the Surly LHT? I know you mentioned steel feeling a bit squirly under loaded conditions but the LHT has really good reviews generally. Having not ridden a LHT, I dont have direct...
Forum: Touring
07-23-05, 02:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By amahana1

Schwalbe Marathons....end of discussion.

Schwalbe Marathons....end of discussion.
07-23-05, 12:55 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,659
Posted By amahana1

That guy needs to grow a heart and stop being...

That guy needs to grow a heart and stop being such a robot. Whatever happened to just dropping by with a six just to say thanks just because you wanted to be nice.

Giving a guy extra fast...
07-23-05, 10:19 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,161
Posted By amahana1

This thread got WAY off topic.

This thread got WAY off topic.
07-23-05, 10:14 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,161
Posted By amahana1

Im going to Iraq because its my job moron. Not...

Im going to Iraq because its my job moron. Not because I have this undieing love for George W. I happen to agree that the initial premise for being there is wrong and the main reason that terrorism...
07-22-05, 10:23 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,161
Posted By amahana1

I agree with the poster that said that trying to...

I agree with the poster that said that trying to judge peoples "patriotic index" by what they drive or how they look or whatever is so stupid its beyond rediculous! I couldnt care less how my...
07-20-05, 11:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 539
Posted By amahana1

Funny thing you have this problem, because I have...

Funny thing you have this problem, because I have an identical set-up as you....salsa 42t chainring on a sugino crank. I am having the exact same problem. I have tried to tighten them as tight as...
07-20-05, 10:55 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,161
Posted By amahana1

I would have to say that riding my bicycle is...

I would have to say that riding my bicycle is better for the energy crunch and better for the earth in general than driving a biodiesel car. Next time your are tempted to say that there are people...
07-20-05, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 497
Posted By amahana1

I think some of todays pop culture icons are...

I think some of todays pop culture icons are having an positive effect on kids wearing helmets. Guys like Tony Hawk or David Mira are never seen on a skateboard or bike without one. They are also...
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