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Forum: General August 13th 18, 09:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 4
Views: 48
Posted By smharding
Learning how to ride a bicycle

Doc O'Leary wrote:
For your reference, records indicate that
Tanguy Ortolo wrote:


Hello,

I have a friend (~ 25 years old) that never had a chance to learn how...
Forum: General June 12th 17, 11:09 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 847
Views: 153,963
Posted By smharding
AG: sometimes I hate being a scofflaw

Tom wrote:
On 2017-06-11, Joy Beeson wrote:

So I was on a long, straight north-south road, slogging into a high
wind in a very low gear -- and came upon a sign...
Forum: General August 3rd 15, 10:04 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 847
Views: 153,963
Posted By smharding
AG: Safety Equipment for Bicycles

Frank Krygowski wrote:

I tend to judge based on data. I wonder why it's promoted for an
activity with such small risk, and ignored for other common activities
with higher risks and/or...
Forum: General August 3rd 15, 09:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 847
Views: 153,963
Posted By smharding
AG: Safety Equipment for Bicycles

Andrew Chaplin wrote:
Frank Krygowski wrote in news:[email protected]
email.me:


FWIW, I find eyeglass-mounted mirrors to be much superior to helmet
mounted...
Forum: General March 29th 15, 01:54 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 847
Views: 153,963
Posted By smharding
AG: Country Roads

Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 08/03/2015 03:31, Joy Beeson wrote:


On a lonely country road, ride far enough to the left -- this being a
multinational forum, make that "close enough...
Forum: General December 7th 14, 09:55 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 847
Views: 153,963
Posted By smharding
AG: Hand Signals`

Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 12/6/2014 10:44 PM, Joy Beeson wrote:


You don't signal to tell the operators of other vehicles what you have
done. They don't care.

You don't signal to...
Forum: Techniques February 4th 11, 01:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 181
Views: 2,174
Posted By smharding
Forester says...

Wes Newell wrote:

Yes. It's called common courtesy. The roads were built for automobiles
that can go a lot faster than I can on a bike. I give them the right of
way because it doesn't bother...
Forum: General February 4th 11, 01:32 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech,rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 184
Views: 2,944
Posted By smharding
Forester says...

Wes Newell wrote:

Yes. It's called common courtesy. The roads were built for automobiles
that can go a lot faster than I can on a bike. I give them the right of
way because it doesn't bother...
Forum: General March 13th 10, 09:33 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 52
Views: 1,014
Posted By smharding
Helmet Bill in Colorado to be Signed by Governor Recuperatingfrom Injuries in a Bicycle Crash

Paul O wrote:

In fact, I can't seem to recall any of my riding buddies ever mentioning
that they have been hit by meteorites. However, all of my riding buddies
can you tell stories about...
Forum: General March 13th 10, 09:24 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 52
Views: 1,014
Posted By smharding
Helmet Bill in Colorado to be Signed by Governor Recuperatingfrom Injuries in a Bicycle Crash

Bill Sornson wrote:

Bill "if your skull bounces off a curb edge, do you want it protected yes or
no?" S.

Yes, if I know my head is going for a meeting with a
brick wall, I'd want it protected...
Forum: General January 1st 10, 10:59 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 0
Views: 179
Posted By smharding
Out With the Old; In With the New

Jan 1 or at least before my first bike commute of the new year,
I always replace the batteries in my two winter bike cycle
computers. I also replace the 2A/3A batteries in my secondary
headlights...
Forum: Techniques December 9th 09, 07:31 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 168
Views: 1,726
Posted By smharding
"white" LED's vs. incandescent and halogen lights

Frank Krygowski wrote:
On Dec 9, 6:45 am, smharding wrote:

I just swapped out my 2.4/3W halogen B&M headlight for a new LED type
that I believe is a mere 1W. The LED...
Forum: General December 9th 09, 07:31 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc,rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 195
Views: 5,893
Posted By smharding
"white" LED's vs. incandescent and halogen lights

Frank Krygowski wrote:
On Dec 9, 6:45 am, smharding wrote:

I just swapped out my 2.4/3W halogen B&M headlight for a new LED type
that I believe is a mere 1W. The LED...
Forum: General December 9th 09, 11:45 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 195
Views: 5,893
Posted By smharding
"white" LED's vs. incandescent and halogen lights

Androcles wrote:

Listen up, dim bulb, if you want to illuminate asphalt then use more
candlepower, it's that ****in' simple.

Not sure what your problem is but there must be more to it than...
Forum: General October 30th 09, 01:18 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 55
Views: 766
Posted By smharding
This has got to be some sort of record!

On Sun, 25 Oct 2009 21:28:06 -0400,
(It's Chris) wrote:

What's the farthest y'all have ever been chased by the same dog?

I think I've told this story here a...
Forum: General October 30th 09, 01:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 55
Views: 766
Posted By smharding
This has got to be some sort of record!

It's Chris wrote:
Date: Mon, Oct 26, 2009, 2:03pm From:
(Stephen Harding)


Not chased per se, but had a fox run
along side me (about 15-20 feet off the
side of...
Forum: General October 30th 09, 12:58 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 55
Views: 766
Posted By smharding
This has got to be some sort of record!

thirty-six wrote:

The herdsman fears that any disturbance will affect the milk quality.
This could mean his milk is rejected which means he's worked for
nothing. It's a risk he'd rather not...
Forum: General October 30th 09, 12:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 55
Views: 766
Posted By smharding
This has got to be some sort of record!

Frank Krygowski wrote:

Very nice people! One gentleman heard us trying to phone ahead about
motel rooms (since tornadoes were forecast, we didn't want to camp),
and said "Oh, they'll have...
Forum: General October 30th 09, 12:51 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.misc
Replies: 55
Views: 766
Posted By smharding
This has got to be some sort of record!

Brian Huntley wrote:
On Oct 27, 7:40 pm, Stephen Harding wrote:

Stephen Harding wrote:


Took one of my favorite pictures the

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