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Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 25,245
Posted By OldCog
During my time as a designer and engineer, the...

During my time as a designer and engineer, the one saying I kept close at hand is --- "Never say never".

Yeah I love my 27 speed - or I should say my old legs do. I'm sure internal hubs and belts...
Forum: General Discussion 09-12-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,113
Posted By OldCog
Wow that is a smashing looking bike Mr...

Wow that is a smashing looking bike Mr KeithWalker !

Did my first ride on Tuesday with new pedals and shoes. You get so much more power when you are snapped in -- and not having to avoid heel...
Forum: Tips & Advice 09-09-2012, 09:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,551
Posted By OldCog
Riding like Einstein

Yeah thats how I roll now and I no longer have any pain or tingling in my hands. As I've gotten into my late 50s numbness and tingling kept getting more common and just in general through out...
Forum: General Discussion 09-09-2012, 08:33 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,113
Posted By OldCog
Thanks for your help - not sure what type of wear...

Thanks for your help - not sure what type of wear you are referring to.

I will move them forward maybe half an inch - should still be fine
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,113
Posted By OldCog
I love solving my own problems - so rewarding. ...

I love solving my own problems - so rewarding.

After bowl of gruel and some grog for dinner, I went out the garage to reconsider my options and plan of attack for Sunday. I then noticed the wide...
Forum: General Discussion 09-08-2012, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 15,113
Posted By OldCog
Heel strikes - rear panniers

Long time - no post.

But I'm back into riding - and specifically commuting to work. I fell into a great deal on a pair of Ortlieb rear panniers a couple years ago (a new pair for $85). And I like...
Forum: General Discussion 05-08-2009, 10:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,024
Posted By OldCog
Hi K'Tesh Not surprised there has been no...

Hi K'Tesh

Not surprised there has been no action on this - the church biz manager has blown off my wife a few times on this issue. And on some other pending business with our local neighborhood -...
Forum: General Discussion 04-15-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,024
Posted By OldCog
Have to choose E: Come to a complete stop - have...

Have to choose E: Come to a complete stop - have a 420 break and totally scope the situation out. What was the question ?
Forum: General Discussion 04-07-2009, 04:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,801
Posted By OldCog
I think you meant "Most people see what they want...

I think you meant "Most people see what they want to believe." Some people are closer or more open to reality (or realities ... reality of poverty - or reality of the environment - etc.) others are...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2009, 08:22 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,021
Posted By OldCog
Silent Protest

Perhaps instead of all these exotic stopping maneuvers --- while silently longing for a sensible law that gives riders a safe legal choice at an intersection. We just need to leave a silent reminder...
Forum: General Discussion 03-30-2009, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,895
Posted By OldCog
I agree with keep it simple ala the Idaho law. ...

I agree with keep it simple ala the Idaho law.

All I want is the ability to roll thru ( I didn't say blow thru) a stop sign when there is no traffic OR I'm clearly the first at the intersection by...
Forum: General Discussion 03-29-2009, 10:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,098
Posted By OldCog
If you have the time to do a post here or...

If you have the time to do a post here or elsewhere ... you have time to write a quick note to your state rep on this. This (and the Oregonian) is a bunch of jibber-jabber --- letting your...
Forum: General Discussion 03-28-2009, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,017
Posted By OldCog
I'm a bit on the fence on this - but --- as the...

I'm a bit on the fence on this - but --- as the MAJOR INTERSTATE connection not just between Oregon and Washington --- but for INTERSTATE travel up and down the whole coast ... the bridge must be...
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,217
Posted By OldCog
Future Darwin Award Recipient .... maybe he's in...

Future Darwin Award Recipient .... maybe he's in training for the event
Forum: General Discussion 03-13-2009, 10:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,964
Posted By OldCog
I was riding my first 2 wheeler at age 6 and a my...

I was riding my first 2 wheeler at age 6 and a my Uncles beat to hell Yamaha 80cc dirt bike when I was 10. I've been riding both ever since.

I've put nearly 30K on my Harley touring bike, and I...
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-08-2009, 11:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,858
Posted By OldCog
Nope I didn't buy that frame --- still in the...

Nope I didn't buy that frame --- still in the planning / learning stage. But thanks for the comments. At 6'2" and 200Lbs I want a good steel frame that fits me - I'll drop by the CCC and have a chat....
Forum: Tips & Advice 03-07-2009, 11:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,858
Posted By OldCog
Building a road bike on the cheap

As I still mourn the loss of my 62cm Lemond steel frame road bike ... I wonder about building something up. While I've done a lot of wrenching on cars and motorcycles - and some basic bicycle repairs...
Forum: General Discussion 03-06-2009, 07:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,854
Posted By OldCog
Was there "Rocky Music" playing in the back...

Was there "Rocky Music" playing in the back ground ?

Thats always a tip-off
Forum: General Discussion 03-04-2009, 09:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,181
Posted By OldCog
""Although there are 20,000 strands of human DNA,...

""Although there are 20,000 strands of human DNA, the lab hunts for variations of just one.""

I think that sums it up --- one gene -- its really telling you very little about any type of realistic...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2009, 10:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,272
Posted By OldCog
I'm just an average Joe - don't need a super bike...

I'm just an average Joe - don't need a super bike - but I had my dream bike 5 years ago when I thought I was going to really serious - a $1300 road bike from Lemond - their largest steel frame. A...
Forum: General Discussion 03-01-2009, 09:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,435
Posted By OldCog
I think the real issue here is do you want an...

I think the real issue here is do you want an electric bike that can easily go faster (or as fast) as a very fit rider (20mph) --- or do you want a minimal setup that can give you a bit of assist...
Forum: General Discussion 02-27-2009, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,435
Posted By OldCog
I pedal my 54yr old ass around just fine thank...

I pedal my 54yr old ass around just fine thank you.

The PRIMARY reason I don't bike / commute more are:
- Not the weather
- Not hills
- Not the lack of facilities at my employer (a public...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2009, 09:00 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,417
Posted By OldCog
The whole fixie thing IMHO is already over the...

The whole fixie thing IMHO is already over the top -- but hey if you want to wear retro clothes and ride some heavy iron on fat tires --- thats totally cool.

I'm happy on my Giant hybrid road bike...
Forum: General Discussion 02-13-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By OldCog
Too many asshats in one group or location is...

Too many asshats in one group or location is always a ticket for trouble
Forum: General Discussion 02-11-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 11,700
Posted By OldCog
If you haven't seen the original classic "Reefer...

If you haven't seen the original classic "Reefer Madness" you should check it is out quite a hoot. Movie Madness on Belmont has a copy.


Also a hoot is the "war on drugs" - at least as far as the...
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