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Forum: Commuting
10-02-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 297
Posted By Kat12

Soccer warmup pants? Not tight up top (in fact,...

Soccer warmup pants? Not tight up top (in fact, have a roomy fit because of course they're meant for someone who has shorts underneath) but fitted at the lower leg (so no catching in anything). ...
09-02-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,095
Posted By Kat12

I want to believe...

I want to believe...
08-22-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 331
Posted By Kat12

Yup; that's the same place I'd expect to see them...

Yup; that's the same place I'd expect to see them most often-- same places you'll find cops on bikes. The sort of thing where people are more likely to need a bandaid or a "no, that's probably just...
08-04-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 21,270
Views: 4,051,482
Posted By Kat12

I was actually referring to it saying that it...

I was actually referring to it saying that it used to be his family member, rather than that it used to belong to his family member/used to be his family member's...
08-03-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By Kat12

There, helmet. There, castle. Oh, wait......

There, helmet. There, castle.

Oh, wait... wrong line...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQQtgx4iG8E
08-03-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 21,270
Views: 4,051,482
Posted By Kat12

But it used to be his family member! :lol:

But it used to be his family member! :lol:
07-12-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,155
Posted By Kat12

Third base? I still remember a high...

Third base?



I still remember a high school friend telling a story about when she and her family went to Disneyland... "So somebody told my parents that at Disneyland, if you're lost, you hold...
06-25-22, 08:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 583
Posted By Kat12

I suppose it depends on your anatomy. All the...

I suppose it depends on your anatomy. All the bicycle helmets I've ever used have the strap sitting right at that crease where jawline meets throat. (For someone who's really not into having...
06-11-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 717
Posted By Kat12

Yup. Found a lot of good info here, both...

Yup. Found a lot of good info here, both addressed to me and not. And I've been told here that it's better to post here rather than some other sections, so that says a lot. :)
06-07-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,522
Posted By Kat12

I think BF is one of those forums where one would...

I think BF is one of those forums where one would do well to understand the lay of the land before posting. It's not true of all forums, but some have a certain "flavor" to them and it's often that...
Forum: Commuting
06-02-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,046
Posted By Kat12

If you're told your lights are too bright, maybe...

If you're told your lights are too bright, maybe think about it. If it's your shoes... as in, they simply don't like the color? Really? Are these people five years old? Offer to rectify the...
05-27-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 72,544
Posted By Kat12

Has anyone used the Lumintop tail light? I see...

Has anyone used the Lumintop tail light? I see good things here about the headlights, but not much about the tail lights-- the tail light isn't even shown on their site.
...
05-14-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kat12

Well, Bontrager it is... I was leaning slightly...

Well, Bontrager it is... I was leaning slightly toward the Lezyne just because of the chuck, but of the 6 stores in my area that would be candidates (4 bike stores, 2 general outdoors stores), only...
05-12-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kat12

I'm not sure if that sells me on its utility for...

I'm not sure if that sells me on its utility for Schraders!
05-12-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kat12

Thanks! Do you ever find any problem with...

Thanks! Do you ever find any problem with attaching the head? Like I said, I don't need a Presta adapter at all, so I don't want something that's going to give me trouble just so I can have a...
05-08-22, 08:21 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kat12

So I have a couple on my short list, both of...

So I have a couple on my short list, both of which I can get locally (faster, no paying for shipping); both are under $50 and get good reviews. Bontrager Charger, and Lezyne Macro Floor Drive. Any...
05-07-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
Posted By Kat12

Ha! I came here intending to ask this same...

Ha! I came here intending to ask this same thing, and you beat me to it. I suspect my pump is dead (either that, or *both* my tires are). It was a cheap-ish pump, no-name brand, so I'm guessing...
04-29-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 722
Posted By Kat12

I feel like flashlight-as-headlight was a "thing"...

I feel like flashlight-as-headlight was a "thing" here years and years ago... at least, I'm pretty sure I remember that from my early days on the forum. I read the idea somewhere that had me...
04-27-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,082
Posted By Kat12

I've always wondered why it is that the road-rage...

I've always wondered why it is that the road-rage nutters never meet up with each other. Certainly statistically, they would have to at least sometimes? (Or is it that they do, and one's just...
04-26-22, 08:31 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,082
Posted By Kat12

I admit I went off in search of cucumber cocktail...

I admit I went off in search of cucumber cocktail recipes as well...



At that hour of the morning there's no way in hell *I'm* ever woke (and "WTF??" is indeed sometimes what I say when the...
04-23-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,052
Posted By Kat12

And, of course, in the world {full} of "things...

And, of course, in the world {full} of "things that are unfair because people with a lot of money don't have as much of a burden as people who don't have a lot of money"... I would say this is pretty...
04-18-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,843
Posted By Kat12

So what if just your front wheel crosses the...

So what if just your front wheel crosses the finish line ahead of the other guy?
03-08-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kat12

Um, my solutions were to make it so I COULD ride...

Um, my solutions were to make it so I COULD ride home.

Who is crying?


Who mentioned "horrific"?

Y'all overreact much? A person mentions that they might want to cover a wound and you act...
03-07-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kat12

*shrug* If nothing else, blood trickling down my...

*shrug* If nothing else, blood trickling down my leg from a scrape all the way home would probably drive me nuts (and maybe ruin my sock). (Plus might look pretty gnarly to certain drivers, and I...
03-06-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kat12

Well, yes, but I'm assuming people are wanting to...

Well, yes, but I'm assuming people are wanting to not carry an entire trauma kit with them. The truth is that I could sustain a serious injury just about anywhere (or could see someone else who does...
03-06-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,420
Posted By Kat12

Yes-- I would think I'd carry the things that...

Yes-- I would think I'd carry the things that would keep me on the road with minor injuries. Not being a long-distance rider/commuter, this is just me guessing, but I'm thinking I would encounter...
03-06-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,684
Posted By Kat12

FWIW, it looks like Valentine is a dilute calico,...

FWIW, it looks like Valentine is a dilute calico, which means almost certainly female. I've not known of too many dilute calicos, personally... those pastel colors are so pretty.
03-05-22, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,684
Posted By Kat12

I love how Valentine looks in that first picture...

I love how Valentine looks in that first picture as if she doesn't even have legs... just a sprawl of fur with a head... (Ditto, OTOH, clearly doesn't care what he does with his...)

We also had a...
03-05-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,684
Posted By Kat12

That is a luxurious-looking fluff.

That is a luxurious-looking fluff.
03-05-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,684
Posted By Kat12

You guys. If the cops are knocking on your door...

You guys. If the cops are knocking on your door at some point because I died from all these cute kittens, you only have yourselves to blame... (but for the love of Bastet, don't stop posting...
03-04-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,684
Posted By Kat12

I had an odd dream once, a year or two after...

I had an odd dream once, a year or two after moving out on my own, that one of our cats jumped up on my bed. And it felt really, really real. In the dream I asked him, "How are you here?" since,...
02-14-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,545
Posted By Kat12

It's the hooves, speed, and sheer mass you should...

It's the hooves, speed, and sheer mass you should worry more about! I imagine a spooked horse jumping into you probably feels much like being doored... by half a car.



Maybe if he was riding...
02-13-22, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 541
Posted By Kat12

Not bike shoes, and didn't see hard use, but I've...

Not bike shoes, and didn't see hard use, but I've painted dance shoes with Angelus (silver, admittedly not day-glo colors) and never saw bleed onto my socks.
02-12-22, 07:40 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,483
Posted By Kat12

I sit at a desk looking at a computer indoors (no...

I sit at a desk looking at a computer indoors (no sunlight) whether I'm in the office or at home. Who are these people whose job at the office is vastly different than their job in the "home office"?...
02-10-22, 07:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,857
Posted By Kat12

Well... it gives that over-photographed Buddha...

Well... it gives that over-photographed Buddha head in Ayutthaya (https://www.thaizer.com/tourist-attractions/buddha-head-in-tree-roots-wat-mahathat-ayutthaya/)a run for its money...
02-07-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By Kat12

Probably I'm not a good person to ask about it--...

Probably I'm not a good person to ask about it-- I bought the road bike for cheap on Craigslist, hopped on and rode it down the street, said "eh, it fits well enough." I've not ridden it long/far...
02-06-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kat12

I bet he's a blast (no pun intended) to be next...

I bet he's a blast (no pun intended) to be next to at a red light on a nice day when you have your windows down...
02-06-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 597
Posted By Kat12

Personally, I prefer a "men's styled" bike. Ask...

Personally, I prefer a "men's styled" bike. Ask me when I'm older and maybe can't get my leg over the bar, but for most of my life I've preferred it both aesthetically, and find that style easier to...
02-06-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,116
Views: 353,684
Posted By Kat12

She wants to be the "cool aunt"! (Also-- hey, I...

She wants to be the "cool aunt"! (Also-- hey, I also want to snuggle them all, so who am I to criticize her??)
01-29-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,701
Posted By Kat12

Dogs are more aero? ...and was it...

Dogs are more aero?



...and was it reported for bike theft?
01-29-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,004
Posted By Kat12

Don't they still make record carrying cases, if...

Don't they still make record carrying cases, if records are so popular these days? (Hell, I have one I got at a thrift store that I use for transporting the hat of one of my dance costumes.)


...
01-29-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 720
Posted By Kat12

Yes, that's a UPS Store, when UPS bought out...

Yes, that's a UPS Store, when UPS bought out Mailboxes, Etc.

However, as others have mentioned-- you may need to call a few options and see if they have the ability to store several (how many?)...
01-29-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,887
Posted By Kat12

Are they really going to intimidate cars that...

Are they really going to intimidate cars that much? Before I saw the picture, I expected either tires laid on their side (to create space) or stood upright (to make an actual barrier). Are drivers...
01-24-22, 05:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,178
Posted By Kat12

...or at least toss me out on the side of the...

...or at least toss me out on the side of the road when I kept asking to drive...
01-22-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 678
Posted By Kat12

Or someone needs to build up their post count.

Or someone needs to build up their post count.
01-22-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,178
Posted By Kat12

Is THAT what I need to do to get a ride in a fire...

Is THAT what I need to do to get a ride in a fire engine??
01-21-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,178
Posted By Kat12

Yeah, but did you end up like that kid from a...

Yeah, but did you end up like that kid from a rather memorable episode of Rescue 911 who got his foot stuck in a toilet and (spoiler alert) in the end they had to carefully break apart the toilet to...
12-19-21, 10:42 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 5,437
Posted By Kat12

Haven't seen it (yet?), no, but I've seen them...

Haven't seen it (yet?), no, but I've seen them getting annoyed, and I suspect some altercations may not happen because the second person is too cool-headed or afraid of getting hurt/arrested and...
12-18-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,007
Posted By Kat12

...for?

...for?
12-18-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 926
Posted By Kat12

I'm just glad I wasn't the first one to go...

I'm just glad I wasn't the first one to go there... I was going to suggest dinner and a movie, maybe bring flowers.
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