Recent Changes for "Bicycles" - Davis Wikihttp://daviswiki.org/BicyclesRecent Changes of the page "Bicycles" on Davis Wiki.en-us Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2013-09-09 09:20:37LeoRainer <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 82: </td> <td> Line 82: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Bicycle Repair Stations"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2012-07-10 10:35:13Sheldon <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''29'er''' -- The 29'er is newest incarnation of the mountain bike. The 29'er is basically a mountain bike with 700c wheels instead of 26" wheels.<span>r</span> The thought is that the bigger wheels are more efficient and roll over obstacle<span>&nbsp;better than the</span> smaller wheeled brothers. <span>The</span> 29'er makes a great town bike especially if you throw on some narrower tires like some 700x28, now you have a very solid town bike that can take more than a bump or two and capable of hanging pretty well with your road bike friends. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''29'er''' -- The 29'er is newest incarnation of the mountain bike. The 29'er is basically a mountain bike with 700c wheels instead of 26" wheels. The thought is that the bigger wheels are more efficient and roll over obstacle<span>s better than their</span> smaller wheeled brothers. <span>A</span> 29'er makes a great town bike especially if you throw on some narrower tires like some 700x28, now you have a very solid town bike that can take more than a bump or two and <span>is </span>capable of hanging pretty well with your road bike friends. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old non-big box store bike (one bought from an actual bike shop) than a new big box store bike <span>(that started out as a piece of crap)</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old non-big box store bike (one bought from an actual bike shop) than a new big box store bike <span>that started out as a piece of crap</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2012-07-10 10:28:48Sheldon <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> - '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old bike (<span>that started out as a nice bike</span>) than a new bike (that started out as a piece of crap). </td> <td> <span>+ '''29'er''' </span>-<span>- The 29'er is newest incarnation of the mountain bike. The 29'er is basically a mountain bike with 700c wheels instead of 26" wheels.r The thought is that the bigger wheels are more efficient and roll over obstacle better than the smaller wheeled brothers. The 29'er makes a great town bike especially if you throw on some narrower tires like some 700x28, now you have a very solid town bike that can take more than a bump or two and capable of hanging pretty well with your road bike friends.<br> + <br> +</span> '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old <span>non-big box store </span>bike (<span>one bought from an actual bike shop</span>) than a new<span>&nbsp;big box store</span> bike (that started out as a piece of crap). </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2010-10-20 23:47:19Sheldon <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fall down mountains at insane speeds. They are huge, strong, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can take inordinate amounts of abuse. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor and full-face helmets to counter the inevitably huge wipeouts. For lack of mountains, these bikes are rarely seen in Davis.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fly down mountains at insane speeds with confidence. They are durable, strong, have plenty of suspension (front and back) and can take on anything that gets in their way. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor and full-face helmets to counter the potentially huge wipeouts. These bikes are perfect for trips to Northstar Ski Resort, Downieville and many other great trails that Northern California has to offer.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. <span>Although m</span>ore common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), th<span>is bik</span>e f<span>eels un</span>comfortable <span>and sel</span>f<span>-conscious</span> w<span>hen so far remo</span>ve<span>d from its natural habitat</span>.<span>&nbsp;These expensive mountain bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly all get ["Bicycling Tips" stolen].</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. <span>M</span>ore common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), th<span>ese bikes usually hav</span>e f<span>ront suspension making them ideal and </span>comfortable f<span>or handling all types of terrain. Just like the racer these bikes must be locked up</span> w<span>ith care and/or taken indoors whene</span>ve<span>r possible</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Trials''' -- These have fat tires, low gearing, and are built to jump on tables, platforms, off ledges, across gaps, and a number of other stunts one would not have thought possible on a bike. ["Trials"] bikes are rarely seen without their riders, as their low gearing makes it difficult to actually ''go'' <span>anywhere</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Trials''' -- These have fat tires, low gearing, and are built to jump on tables, platforms, off ledges, across gaps, and a number of other stunts one would not have thought possible on a bike. ["Trials"] bikes are rarely seen without their riders, as their low gearing makes it difficult to actually ''go'' <span>long distances</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 56: </td> <td> Line 56: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Cyclo-cross''' -- These bikes are designed for races that go between pavement and rough off-road courses. These bikes generally are like racer road bikes, except with lower gearing and knobby tires. <span>Some of these bikes may be considered '''hybrids''' (see belo</span>w<span>)</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Cyclo-cross''' -- These bikes are designed for races that go between pavement and rough off-road courses. These bikes generally are like racer road bikes, except with <span>sturdier frames, </span>lower gearing<span>, cantilever brakes</span> and knobby tires. <span>if you think a road bike is too delicate for you but you </span>w<span>ant to ride fast on the road then a cyclo-cross bike may be an option for you</span>.<span>&nbsp;These heavy duty road bikes can use the same tires as most modern road bikes making them great everyday road bikes.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2010-05-19 18:50:08JimStewartAdded Cop Bikes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 52: </td> <td> Line 52: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Cop Bikes''' -- Used by Davis Police Department, they are black heavy duty road bikes. They have LED red/blue emergency lights, siren, and a black pack mounted over the rear wheel.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-10-27 10:16:10SteveDavisonAlphabetize <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Track bike''' -- A fixed gear designed for use in [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]). These never have brakes and often have [wiki:wikipedia:"Bike_tires#Tubular_or_sew-up_rims" tubular tires] running at insanely high pressures up to 200 psi. These bikes have the bare minimum needed to ride; you won't find water bottle cage, fender, or rack mounts on these babies. This makes them a poor choice for long distance rides, but are a good way to get around town if you lower the pressure in the wheels to something reasonable to smooth out the ride.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 31: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - '''Track bike''' -- A fixed gear designed for use in [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]). These never have brakes and often have [wiki:wikipedia:"Bike_tires#Tubular_or_sew-up_rims" tubular tires] running at insanely high pressures up to 200 psi. These bikes have the bare minimum needed to ride; you won't find water bottle cage, fender, or rack mounts on these babies. This makes them a poor choice for long distance rides, but are a good way to get around town if you lower the pressure in the wheels to something reasonable to smooth out the ride.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. Although more common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), this bike feels uncomfortable and self-conscious when so far removed from its natural habitat. These expensive mountain bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly all get ["Bicycling Tips" stolen].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old bike (that started out as a nice bike) than a new bike (that started out as a piece of crap).</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old bike (that started out as a nice bike) than a new bike (that started out as a piece of crap).</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. Although more common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), this bike feels uncomfortable and self-conscious when so far removed from its natural habitat. These expensive mountain bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly all get ["Bicycling Tips" stolen].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 74: </td> <td> Line 74: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *["Bicycling Advocacy"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 76: </td> <td> Line 75: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Bicycle License"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 77: </td> <td> Line 77: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *["Bicycle License"]</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 82: </td> <td> Line 81: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://cityofdavis.org/bicycles/ Bicycles and Davis]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 83: </td> <td> Line 83: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *[http://cityofdavis.org/bicycles/ Bicycles and Davis]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Bicycling Advocacy"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-10-27 10:11:58SteveDavisonHope this works -system failure <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(blackbike.jpg,"<span>b</span>i<span>k</span>e parked at the ["Davis Farmers Market"]",thumbnail, 400, right)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(blackbike.jpg,"<span>B</span>i<span>cycl</span>e parked at the ["Davis Farmers Market"]",thumbnail, 400, right)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In a town where '''bicycles''' are more prolific than ["Demographics" people] (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. Owing partially to Davis' ["Davis isn't flat" almost-flat] topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In a town where '''bicycles'''<span>&nbsp;(colloquially, '''bikes''')</span> are more prolific than ["Demographics" people] (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. Owing partially to Davis' ["Davis isn't flat" almost-flat] topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 64: </td> <td> Line 64: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- = Honorary Bikes =</span> </td> <td> <span>+ = Other HPV's =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 66: </td> <td> Line 66: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(Weather.jpg, thumbnail, right, 250, "The pleasant Davis ["weather"] year round makes for good bicycling conditions. <span>&nbsp;</span>Other towns, as this image shows, are not so <span>l</span>u<span>cky</span>.")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(Weather.jpg, thumbnail, right, 250, "The pleasant Davis ["weather"] year round makes for good bicycling conditions. Other towns, as this image shows, are not so <span>fort</span>u<span>nate</span>.")]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 72: </td> <td> Line 72: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> =<span>&nbsp;See</span> Also = </td> <td> <span>+</span> = Also <span>see </span>= </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 84: </td> <td> Line 84: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Bike Commute Month"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 89: </td> <td> Line 90: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Tricycles"]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 90: </td> <td> Line 92: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *["Bike Commute Month"]<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-08-03 19:14:39BrettHallFrom wiki to daviswiki <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [<span>wiki:WikiPedia:</span>Fixed<span>-gear_bicycle</span> fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com].<span>&nbsp;["APEX Cycles"] stocks the most variety of fixed gear equipment.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [<span>"</span>Fixed<span>&nbsp;Gear Bicycles"</span> fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-08-03 16:06:23PhilipNeustromtouring bike text addition <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Touring''' -- These bikes are designed to go long distances carrying loads of gear. See [wiki:wikipedia:"Bicycle touring"]. They often come in recumbent or tandem configurations. They are much like racers, except that they have a more relaxed geometry and generally have beefier wheels (more durable rims, more spokes). They have braze-on mounts for <span>panniers and rack</span>s. If you like the feel of a road bike but want something a bit more comfortable and durable, these might be exactly what you're looking for. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Touring''' -- These bikes are designed to go long distances carrying loads of gear. See [wiki:wikipedia:"Bicycle touring"]. They often come in recumbent or tandem configurations. They are much like racers, except that they have a more relaxed geometry and generally have beefier wheels (more durable rims, more spokes). They have braze-on mounts for <span>racks and usually have cantilever brakes to allow for larger tires and fender</span>s. If you like the feel of a road bike but want something a bit more comfortable and durable, these might be exactly what you're looking for. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-07-02 19:09:18JustinAi <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- <span>Also known as a "fixie," t</span>his successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. ["APEX Cycles"] stocks the most variety of fixed gear equipment. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- <span>T</span>his successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. ["APEX Cycles"] stocks the most variety of fixed gear equipment. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-07-02 19:09:02JustinAi <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- <span>T</span>his successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. ["APEX Cycles"] stocks the most variety of fixed gear equipment. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- <span>Also known as a "fixie," t</span>his successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. ["APEX Cycles"] stocks the most variety of fixed gear equipment. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-07-02 19:08:01JustinAi <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 34: </td> <td> Line 34: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fall down mountains at insane speeds. They are huge, strong, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can take inordinate amounts of abuse. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor to counter the inevitably huge wipeouts. For lack of mountains, these bikes are rarely seen in Davis. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fall down mountains at insane speeds. They are huge, strong, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can take inordinate amounts of abuse. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor <span>and full-face helmets </span>to counter the inevitably huge wipeouts. For lack of mountains, these bikes are rarely seen in Davis. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-07-02 16:36:25Angel.York <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 83: </td> <td> Line 83: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *[http://cityofdavis.org/bicycles/ Bicycles and Davis]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-05-07 21:22:26DarinWick(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 56: </td> <td> Line 56: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Ghetto''' -- These bikes have been reincarnated by frankensteining together odd parts from old bikes. Check out the ["Bike C<span>hurch</span>"] for resources on how to assemble your very own. Luckily for you, thieves won't deign to touch your bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Ghetto''' -- These bikes have been reincarnated by frankensteining together odd parts from old bikes. Check out the ["<span>Davis </span>Bike C<span>ollective</span>"] for resources on how to assemble your very own. Luckily for you, thieves won't deign to touch your bike. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-04-22 12:42:34BrandonBarrette+ California_Bicycle_Museum <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 84: </td> <td> Line 84: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["California Bicycle Museum"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-03-20 21:11:22JasonAllerUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=Electric.JPG">Electric.JPG</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2009-03-20 21:11:01JasonAller <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 62: </td> <td> Line 62: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(citydavisyellowbike.jpg, left)]] [[Image(choppers.jpg, thumbnail, "frankensteining")]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(citydavisyellowbike.jpg, left)]] [[Image(choppers.jpg, thumbnail, "frankensteining")]]<span>&nbsp;[[Image(Electric.JPG, thumbnail,"Electric")]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-10-14 13:37:26MattCool <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 22: </td> <td> Line 22: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Tandem''' -- A bike for two. They are quite popular in Davis, especially with families and couples. Tandem recumbents can even be spotted. However, don't ride a tandem by yourself. That's just sad. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Tandem''' -- A bike for two. They are quite popular in Davis, especially with families and couples. Tandem recumbents can even be spotted. However, don't ride a tandem by yourself. That's just sad.<span>&nbsp;You can rent a tandem bicycle from ["Ken's Bike &amp; Ski" Ken's Bike &amp; Ski] for $20 for 4 hours, or $39 a day.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-10-02 08:46:50Aaron.Curtin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the ["penny-farthing"] bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com].<span>&nbsp;["APEX Cycles"] stocks the most variety of fixed gear equipment.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vein as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] stocks time trial bikes. ["APEX<span>_</span>Cycles"] stocks frames and will build a TT bike to your preference and budget. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vein as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] stocks time trial bikes. ["APEX<span>&nbsp;</span>Cycles"] stocks frames and will build a TT bike to your preference and budget. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"] or ["UC Davis Triathlon Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] stocks triathlon bikes. ["APEX<span>_</span>Cycles"] stocks frames and will build a TRI bike to your preference and budget. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"] or ["UC Davis Triathlon Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] stocks triathlon bikes. ["APEX<span>&nbsp;</span>Cycles"] stocks frames and will build a TRI bike to your preference and budget. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-10-02 08:18:12Aaron.Curtin <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vein as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] <span>is the only</span> ["<span>Bicycle Sho</span>p<span>s" bike shop] in town that stocks time trial bikes</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vein as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] <span>stocks time trial bikes.</span> ["<span>APEX_Cycles"] stocks frames and will build a TT bike to your </span>p<span>reference and budget</span>. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"] or ["UC Davis Triathlon Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] <span>is the only ["Bicycle Sho</span>p<span>s" bike shop] in town that stocks triathlon bikes</span>. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"] or ["UC Davis Triathlon Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] <span>stocks triathlon bikes. ["APEX_Cycles"] stocks frames and will build a TRI bike to your </span>p<span>reference and budget</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-07-23 23:43:39MaryLiethmoving some stuff to "Unique Bikes Seen In Davis", other minor stuff <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In a town where '''bicycles''' are more prolific than <span>people</span> (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. Owing partially to Davis' <span>flat</span> topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In a town where '''bicycles''' are more prolific than <span>["Demographics" people]</span> (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. Owing partially to Davis' <span>["Davis isn't flat" almost-flat]</span> topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 5: </td> <td> Line 5: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> Beware of shopping for a bicycle at department stores. Department store bikes are cheap toys intended for children. If you use a bike as your primary mode of transportation, you'll put more wear on the department store bike than it was designed for in a short period of time. They're built from the cheapest parts and are frequently <span>put together</span> incorrectly. The brakes are frequently dangerously ineffective, especially in <span>rain</span>. Parts <span>will</span> rattle and fall off. If you do decide to go the department store route, you will end up spending more on repairs and new bikes than if you just got a nice new or used bike to begin with. You'll also have a nicer ride if you go with the nicer bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> Beware of shopping for a bicycle at department stores. Department store bikes are cheap toys intended for children. If you use a bike as your primary mode of transportation, you'll put more wear on the department store bike than it was designed for in a short period of time. They're built from the cheapest parts and are frequently <span>assembled</span> incorrectly. The brakes are frequently dangerously ineffective, especially in <span>["rain"]</span>. Parts <span>may</span> rattle and fall off. If you do decide to go the department store route, you will end up spending more on repairs and new bikes than if you just got a nice new or used bike to begin with. You'll also have a nicer ride if you go with the nicer bike. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the <span>penny farthing</span> bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the <span>["penny-farthing"]</span> bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. See [http://davisfixed.com]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Single speed''' -- A close relative of the fixed gear, the single-speed bicycle has only one gear ratio but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its d<span>e</span>railleur. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Single speed''' -- A close relative of the fixed gear, the single-speed bicycle has only one gear ratio but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its d<span>é</span>railleur. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 45: </td> <td> Line 45: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - '''Mobile Home''' -- This is a bike that you can live in. There are two of these in Davis. A man named ["Brian"] lives in one and calls it the ["Human Powered Housing Project"].<br> - <br> - '''Penny-farthing''' (aka: ''Highwheelers'' or ''Bone Shakers'') -- As the ancestor of all modern day bicycles, the ["Penny-farthing" penny-farthing] bicycle features a large front wheel on which the pedals are directly mounted. Obviously, you don't see a whole lot of these rolling about, but ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside their shop during business hours. Also, there's a fair amount of ["Town Art" town art] in the form of penny-farthing bicycles.<br> - <br> - '''Rowbike''' -- As the name suggests, a [http://www.rowbike.com rowbike] is a bicycle that is rowed like a boat. The motion is similar to that of the rowing machines found in the ["Gyms" gym].<br> - <br> - '''Whymcycles''' -- The Davis ["Whymcycles" Whymcycle] Club/Society creates these crazy bikes that are often featured at the ["Whole Earth Festival"] and ["Picnic Day"].<br> - <br> - '''Fishbike''' -- Built out of reused scrap metal and painted canvas, the ["Users/PxlAted" Fishbike] is modeled after the female, deep sea Angler fish.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ ''See ["Unique Bikes Seen In Davis"]''</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 59: </td> <td> Line 50: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''BMX''' (Bicycle Moto-cross) -- Characterized by 20" wheels, these bikes are small and maneuverable, ideal for racing on hilly tracks as well as performing jumps, spins, and other tricks. BMX originated in California. Lower quality BMX bikes have too many pegs, are brightly colored, and are sold at ["Target" big box stores]. Higher quality BMX bikes are much plainer looking and usually very beat up from lots of healthy abuse. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''BMX''' (Bicycle Moto-cross) -- Characterized by 20" wheels, these bikes are small and maneuverable, ideal for racing on hilly tracks as well as performing jumps, spins, and other tricks. BMX originated in <span>["</span>California<span>"]</span>. Lower quality BMX bikes have too many pegs, are brightly colored, and are sold at ["Target" big box stores]. Higher quality BMX bikes are much plainer looking and usually very beat up from lots of healthy abuse. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 60: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''</span>Yellow Bi<span>cycle</span>''' -- These strange bicycles are painted completely yellow and have City of Davis markings all over. The one in this picture was not locked. <span>Assuming it's one</span> of <span>those</span> [wiki:WikiPedia:Community_bicycle_program community bicycle program<span>s</span>]<span>?</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''["Bike Church/</span>Yellow Bi<span>ke" Yellow Bicycle]</span>''' -- These strange bicycles are painted completely yellow and have City of Davis markings all over. The one in this picture was not locked. <span>These are part</span> of <span>a fledgling</span> [wiki:WikiPedia:Community_bicycle_program community bicycle program]<span>.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 102: </td> <td> Line 93: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["StevenDaubert"] sez that his dad bought a brand new rode bike as his means of conveyance from North Davis to Campus, and promptly spray painted it black and declared that "it was no longer asthetically pleasing and now sticks out less for thieves". You got to remember the two types of bike theft, opportunity [hey I need a ride across town once, I will take this bike and ditch it] and straight out deviousness ie "My GF wants a new bike so me and my buddies are hitting up campus with bolt cutters" =\ </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["<span>Users/</span>StevenDaubert"] sez that his dad bought a brand new rode bike as his means of conveyance from North Davis to Campus, and promptly spray painted it black and declared that "it was no longer asthetically pleasing and now sticks out less for thieves". You got to remember the two types of bike theft, opportunity [hey I need a ride across town once, I will take this bike and ditch it] and straight out deviousness ie "My GF wants a new bike so me and my buddies are hitting up campus with bolt cutters" =\ </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 104: </td> <td> Line 95: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> ["GavinElliott"] is a web visitor from Australia. His town of Noosa is also cycle friendly. </td> <td> <span>+</span> ["<span>Users/</span>GavinElliott"] is a web visitor from Australia. His town of Noosa is also cycle friendly. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-05-05 22:03:42KevinChin+ bike commute month <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 97: </td> <td> Line 97: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Bike Commute Month"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-05-05 20:29:25PhilipNeustromdavisfixed.com <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;See [http://davisfixed.com].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-04-01 08:42:18PxlAted(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 54: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Fishbike''' -- Built out of reused scrap metal and painted canvas, the ["Users/PxlAted" Fishbike] is modeled after the female, deep sea Angler fish.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-01-18 19:15:17BrettHall(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weigh<span>t</span> less than most students' backpacks during ["finals"] week. If you're streaking through ["campus"] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["bike cops"] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weigh less than most students' backpacks during ["finals"] week. If you're streaking through ["campus"] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["bike cops"] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2008-01-02 22:08:50WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes on flat ground. Many recumbents are trikes, generally with two wheels in front and one in back ("tadpo<span>ol</span>" configuration). The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensive than regular ones. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes on flat ground. Many recumbents are trikes, generally with two wheels in front and one in back ("tadpo<span>le</span>" configuration). The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensive than regular ones. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-11-18 15:55:14BrettHall(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same v<span>a</span>in as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that stocks time trial bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same v<span>e</span>in as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that stocks time trial bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-26 06:13:04kelvinkayUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=campusbiking.jpg">campusbiking.jpg</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-25 18:57:58NickSchmalenbergerfix link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(blackbike.jpg,"bike parked at the ["Davis<span>_</span>Farmers<span>_</span>Market"]",thumbnail, 400, right)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(blackbike.jpg,"bike parked at the ["Davis<span>&nbsp;</span>Farmers<span>&nbsp;</span>Market"]",thumbnail, 400, right)]] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-25 14:00:21JabberWokkyPure fetish <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In a town where <span>bicycles</span> are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In a town where <span>'''bicycles'''</span> are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-25 06:49:00kelvinkay <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p>No differences found!</div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-24 21:34:03kelvinkay <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- [[Image(WEBike.jpg,"Ceci n'est pas une bicyclette",right)]]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(blackbike.jpg,"bike parked at the ["Davis_Farmers_Market"]",thumbnail, 400, right)]]</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(WEBike.jpg,"Ceci n'est pas une bicyclette",right)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-24 21:25:59kelvinkayUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=blackbike.jpg">blackbike.jpg</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-10-16 15:50:24MichaelStoner <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that stocks triathlon bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]<span>&nbsp;or ["UC Davis Triathlon Team"]</span>. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that stocks triathlon bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-27 21:13:40RonBAdded 'Unique Bikes Seen in Davis' link. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 93: </td> <td> Line 93: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Unique Bikes Seen In Davis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 12:16:04WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 64: </td> <td> Line 64: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner slick tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones if you have knobbies or wider tires and you want a bit more speed and don't care for non-paved trails. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use<span>&nbsp;and are mainly aimed at commuter cyclists</span>. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner slick tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones if you have knobbies or wider tires and you want a bit more speed and don't care for non-paved trails. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 12:05:05PeterAnselmobeing nit-pickey <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 33: </td> <td> Line 33: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fall down mountains at insane speeds. They are huge, strong, usually single speed, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can take inordinate amounts of abuse. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor to counter the inevitably huge wipeouts. For lack of mountains, these bikes are rarely seen in Davis.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fall down mountains at insane speeds. They are huge, strong, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can take inordinate amounts of abuse. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor to counter the inevitably huge wipeouts. For lack of mountains, these bikes are rarely seen in Davis.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 09:29:51WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 29: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Track bike''' -- A fixed gear designed for use in [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]). These never have brakes and often have [wiki:wikipedia:"Bike_tires#Tubular_or_sew-up_rims" tubular tires] running at insanely high pressures up to 200 psi. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Track bike''' -- A fixed gear designed for use in [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]). These never have brakes and often have [wiki:wikipedia:"Bike_tires#Tubular_or_sew-up_rims" tubular tires] running at insanely high pressures up to 200 psi.<span>&nbsp;These bikes have the bare minimum needed to ride; you won't find water bottle cage, fender, or rack mounts on these babies. This makes them a poor choice for long distance rides, but are a good way to get around town if you lower the pressure in the wheels to something reasonable to smooth out the ride.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 09:22:46WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers].<br> - <br> - A close relative of the fixed gear is the single-speed bicycle, which has only one gear ratio, but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its derailleur.<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 15: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (see '''Track bike''' below) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Not all fixies are track bikes. Generally, the old road bike conversion isn't considered a track bike. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. They're popular among many for their ability to [wiki:wikipedia:"Track stand"] with relative ease.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 21: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + '''Single speed''' -- A close relative of the fixed gear, the single-speed bicycle has only one gear ratio but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its derailleur.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 29: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + '''Track bike''' -- A fixed gear designed for use in [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]). These never have brakes and often have [wiki:wikipedia:"Bike_tires#Tubular_or_sew-up_rims" tubular tires] running at insanely high pressures up to 200 psi.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 63: </td> <td> Line 64: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner slick tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones if you have knobbies or <span>700x38Cs if</span> you want a bit more speed and don't care for non-paved trails. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner slick tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones if you have knobbies or <span>wider tires and</span> you want a bit more speed and don't care for non-paved trails. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 02:14:28WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>''Touring'' -- These bikes are designed to go long distances carrying loads of gear. See [wiki:wikipedia:"Bicycle touring"]. They often come in recumbent or tandem configurations. They are much like racers, except that they have a more relaxed geometry and generally have beefier wheels (more durable rims, more spokes). They have braze-on mounts for panniers and racks. If you like the feel of a road bike but want something a bit more comfortable and durable, these might be exactly what you're looking for. </td> <td> <span>+ '</span>''Touring<span>'</span>'' -- These bikes are designed to go long distances carrying loads of gear. See [wiki:wikipedia:"Bicycle touring"]. They often come in recumbent or tandem configurations. They are much like racers, except that they have a more relaxed geometry and generally have beefier wheels (more durable rims, more spokes). They have braze-on mounts for panniers and racks. If you like the feel of a road bike but want something a bit more comfortable and durable, these might be exactly what you're looking for. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 02:14:00WilliamLewis <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 25: </td> <td> Line 25: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ''Touring'' -- These bikes are designed to go long distances carrying loads of gear. See [wiki:wikipedia:"Bicycle touring"]. They often come in recumbent or tandem configurations. They are much like racers, except that they have a more relaxed geometry and generally have beefier wheels (more durable rims, more spokes). They have braze-on mounts for panniers and racks. If you like the feel of a road bike but want something a bit more comfortable and durable, these might be exactly what you're looking for.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 01:19:24WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 61: </td> <td> Line 61: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner slick tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones if you have knobbies or 700x38<span>c'</span>s. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner slick tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones if you have knobbies or 700x38<span>Cs if you want a bit more speed and don't care for non-paved trail</span>s. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 01:13:13WilliamLewisdepartment store bikes... WARNING! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 4: </td> <td> Line 4: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + Beware of shopping for a bicycle at department stores. Department store bikes are cheap toys intended for children. If you use a bike as your primary mode of transportation, you'll put more wear on the department store bike than it was designed for in a short period of time. They're built from the cheapest parts and are frequently put together incorrectly. The brakes are frequently dangerously ineffective, especially in rain. Parts will rattle and fall off. If you do decide to go the department store route, you will end up spending more on repairs and new bikes than if you just got a nice new or used bike to begin with. You'll also have a nicer ride if you go with the nicer bike.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 01:04:57WilliamLewis(quick edit) <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes on flat ground. The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensive than regular ones. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes on flat ground. <span>Many recumbents are trikes, generally with two wheels in front and one in back ("tadpool" configuration). </span>The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensive than regular ones. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 01:03:23WilliamLewis+ cyclo-cross <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 55: </td> <td> Line 55: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Cyclo-cross''' -- These bikes are designed for races that go between pavement and rough off-road courses. These bikes generally are like racer road bikes, except with lower gearing and knobby tires. Some of these bikes may be considered '''hybrids''' (see below).<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 59: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner <span>slick </span>tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones<span>&nbsp;if you have knobbies or 700x38c's</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-09-11 00:57:55WilliamLewis+ hybrid <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Hybrid''' -- These bikes are some combination of a road bike and a mountain bike. They're designed for road use and light unpaved trail use. They typically have the lower gearing and straight handlebars of mountain bikes and thinner tires like road bikes. They may or may not have suspension. The exact balance between road and mountain varies from manufacturer to manufacture and model to model. They're a good choice for Davis, but you might want to swap the tires out for skinnier ones.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-08-14 18:17:39PhilipNeustromlinked news articles page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 73: </td> <td> Line 73: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> *["Bicycle History Presentation"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> *<span>["Bicycle News Articles"] and </span>["Bicycle History Presentation"] </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-08-09 09:04:40KevinChinlinked stolen bikes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 82: </td> <td> Line 82: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Stolen Bikes"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-07-19 00:54:41WilliamLewisrecumbent hill thing is a myth. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes on flat ground.<span>&nbsp;</span> The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. <span>&nbsp;Howe</span>ve<span>r, recumbent bikes have trouble climbing hills, which is why traditional bikes are still around and have a purpose</span>.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensive than regular ones.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes on flat ground. The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. <span>Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensi</span>ve<span>&nbsp;than regular ones</span>. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-07-19 00:03:23PaulWilburn <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. <span>&nbsp;</span>Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes<span>&nbsp;on flat ground</span>.<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;The land speed record is set by a recumbent at 81.1mph. However, recumbent bikes have trouble climbing hills, which is why traditional bikes are still around and have a purpose. Due to many non-standard parts, recumbent bicycles are typically more expensive than regular ones.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-07-10 00:51:52JessicaRockwellfixed links <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 71: </td> <td> Line 71: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- *[Bicycling Advocacy]<br> - *[Bicycle Census]<br> - *[Bicycle History Presentation]<br> - *[Bicycle License]<br> - *[Tour d' Davis]<br> - *[Bicycle Parking]<br> - *[Bicycle Rides]<br> - *[Bicycle Shops]<br> - *[Bicycle Statue]<br> - *[Bicycling]<br> - *[Burning Bike Festival]<br> - *[Davis Municipal Code/6]<br> - *[Tour d' Davis]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ *["Bicycling Advocacy"]<br> + *["Bicycle Census"]<br> + *["Bicycle History Presentation"]<br> + *["Bicycle License"]<br> + *["Bicycle Parking"]<br> + *["Bicycle Rides"]<br> + *["Bicycle Shops"]<br> + *["Bicycle Statue"]<br> + *["Bicycling"]<br> + *["Burning Bike Festival"]<br> + *["Davis Municipal Code/6"]<br> + *["Tour d' Davis"]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-07-10 00:43:33JessicaRockwelladded a "see also" section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 61: </td> <td> Line 61: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 71: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ = See Also =<br> + <br> + *[Bicycling Advocacy]<br> + *[Bicycle Census]<br> + *[Bicycle History Presentation]<br> + *[Bicycle License]<br> + *[Tour d' Davis]<br> + *[Bicycle Parking]<br> + *[Bicycle Rides]<br> + *[Bicycle Shops]<br> + *[Bicycle Statue]<br> + *[Bicycling]<br> + *[Burning Bike Festival]<br> + *[Davis Municipal Code/6]<br> + *[Tour d' Davis]<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-06-03 18:18:39JasonAllerdeorphanizing Bicycle News Articles <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. <span>There have been many ["Bicycle News Articles" articles] written about the relationship that Davis has with its bicycles. </span>Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a ["Car-Free in Davis" primary mode] of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-05-11 20:15:48EdHennanchor recumbent <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- </span>'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes. </td> <td> <span>+ [[Anchor(Recumbents)]]</span>'''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden in a seated position with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-04-06 15:36:04DavidPoole <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 67: </td> <td> Line 67: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''[<span>["Unicycles"]</span>]''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No Unicycling" signs. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''[<span>"Unicycles"</span>]''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No Unicycling" signs. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''[<span>[</span>"Tricycles"<span>]</span>]''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling cargo. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''["Tricycles"]''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling cargo. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-04-06 15:35:38DavidPoole <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 67: </td> <td> Line 67: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Unicycle</span>''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No Unicycling" signs. </td> <td> <span>+ '''[["Unicycles"]]</span>''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No Unicycling" signs. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Tricycle''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling cargo. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''<span>[["</span>Tricycle<span>s"]]</span>''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling cargo. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-03-18 14:00:12ArlenAbrahamyellowbike.org is gone <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Yellow Bicycle''' -- These strange bicycles are painted completely yellow and have City of Davis markings all over. The one in this picture was not locked. Assuming it's one of those <span>community </span>bicycle<span>&nbsp;programs such as [http://www.yellow</span>bi<span>ke.org yellowbike.org</span>]? </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Yellow Bicycle''' -- These strange bicycles are painted completely yellow and have City of Davis markings all over. The one in this picture was not locked. Assuming it's one of those <span>[wiki:WikiPedia:Community_</span>bicycle<span>_program community </span>bi<span>cycle programs</span>]? </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-03-12 19:15:20JabberWokky+weather photo illustrating why Davis is great for bikes. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 65: </td> <td> Line 65: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(Weather.jpg, thumbnail, right, 250, "The pleasant Davis ["weather"] year round makes for good bicycling conditions. Other towns, as this image shows, are not so lucky.")]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-03-12 19:14:19JabberWokkyUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=Weather.jpg">Weather.jpg</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-02-24 20:33:23PhilipNeustromspelling, removed my joke because it doesn't apply in davis so much <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A close relative of the fixed gear is the single-speed bicycle, which has only one gear ratio, but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a guy in girl jeans on road bike that's missing its derailleur.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ A close relative of the fixed gear is the single-speed bicycle, which has only one gear ratio, but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its derailleur.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["<span>Finals" finals</span>] week. If you're streaking through ["<span>Campus" campus</span>] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["<span>Bike Cops" bike cops</span>] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> <td> <span>+ <br> +</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["<span>finals"</span>] week. If you're streaking through ["<span>campus"</span>] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["<span>bike cops"</span>] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-02-24 20:28:22PhilipNeustromBURRNN!!! <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. A close relative of the fixed gear is the single-speed bicycle, which has only one gear ratio, but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its derailleur. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers].<span><br> + <br> +</span> A close relative of the fixed gear is the single-speed bicycle, which has only one gear ratio, but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. To spot a fixie or single-speed around Davis, just look for a <span>guy in girl jeans on </span>road bike that's missing its derailleur. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-02-24 18:40:51TomDenton'fixed gear' section: desc. of single speeds, low-maintenance <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. To spot a fixie around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its derailleur. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. <span>A close relative of the fixed gear is the single-speed bicycle, which has only one gear ratio, but has a freewheel so the rider can coast. Fixed gear and single speed bikes have the advantage of being extremely low maintenance, since there are fewer moving parts to worry about. </span>To spot a fixie<span>&nbsp;or single-speed</span> around Davis, just look for a road bike that's missing its derailleur. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-02-22 01:05:20JoRoadded link <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a primary mode of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a <span>["Car-Free in Davis" </span>primary mode<span>]</span> of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-02-14 19:07:12GavinElliott <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 69: </td> <td> Line 69: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + ["GavinElliott"] is a web visitor from Australia. His town of Noosa is also cycle friendly.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-01-24 17:04:01JeffShawadded image of choppers <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 56: </td> <td> Line 56: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(citydavisyellowbike.jpg, left)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(citydavisyellowbike.jpg, left)]]<span>&nbsp;&nbsp;[[Image(choppers.jpg, thumbnail, "frankensteining")]]<br> + <br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-01-24 16:59:17JeffShawUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=choppers.jpg">choppers.jpg</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2007-01-15 00:14:17SteveDavisonthis is not a bicycle <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 1: </td> <td> Line 1: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> [[Image(WEBike.jpg, right)]] </td> <td> <span>+</span> [[Image(WEBike.jpg,<span>"Ceci</span> <span>n'est pas une bicyclette",</span>right)]] </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 27: </td> <td> Line 27: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. Although more common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), this bike feels uncomfortable and self-concious when so far removed from its natural habitat. These expensive mountain bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly all get ["Bicycling Tips" stolen]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. Although more common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), this bike feels uncomfortable and self-con<span>s</span>cious when so far removed from its natural habitat. These expensive mountain bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly all get ["Bicycling Tips" stolen]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-12-21 13:56:02PhilipNeustrom <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 63: </td> <td> Line 63: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + = Comments =<br> + <br> + ["StevenDaubert"] sez that his dad bought a brand new rode bike as his means of conveyance from North Davis to Campus, and promptly spray painted it black and declared that "it was no longer asthetically pleasing and now sticks out less for thieves". You got to remember the two types of bike theft, opportunity [hey I need a ride across town once, I will take this bike and ditch it] and straight out deviousness ie "My GF wants a new bike so me and my buddies are hitting up campus with bolt cutters" =\</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-11-14 00:25:03MartySmithAdded the Davis Yellow Bike. A large, better quality picture is appreciated <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 54: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Yellow Bicycle''' -- These strange bicycles are painted completely yellow and have City of Davis markings all over. The one in this picture was not locked. Assuming it's one of those community bicycle programs such as [http://www.yellowbike.org yellowbike.org]?<br> + <br> + [[Image(citydavisyellowbike.jpg, left)]]<br> + </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-11-14 00:23:43MartySmithUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=citydavisyellowbike.jpg">citydavisyellowbike.jpg</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-10-07 16:37:51KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ [[Image(damocles.jpg, "Tuition on Wheels", thumbnail, right)]]</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-10-07 16:35:09KaiTingUpload of image <a href="http://daviswiki.org/Bicycles?action=Files&do=view&target=damocles.jpg">damocles.jpg</a>.Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 18:26:30KaiTingok i'm done ... we need pictures of these bikes ... pretty please? <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 55: </td> <td> Line 55: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Unicycle''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No <span>u</span>nicycling" signs. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Unicycle''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No <span>U</span>nicycling" signs. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 17:58:34KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a primary mode of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a primary mode of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget].<span>&nbsp;There are also many pleasant ["Bicycle Rides" bike rides] awaiting you and your bike.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 17:53:04KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 3: </td> <td> Line 3: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- A bicycle is a two-wheeled rider-powered conveyance. Most people in Davis find that their primary means of transportation about town is the bicycle, owing partially to Davis' flat topography and the extensive network of bike paths. Once you've got a bicycle, ["Bicycling" bicycling] everywhere in Davis will become a breeze. Make sure you ["Bicycle Parking" park] your bike in designated locations. See ["Transportation"] for other forms of mobility. See ["Bicycling Tips"] for information on buying, finding, locking, and riding your bicycle.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ In a town where bicycles are more prolific than people (see the ["Bicycle Census"]), you will encounter a population of bicycles as diverse as their owners. Owing partially to Davis' flat topography and an extensive network of ["Bike Paths" bike paths], ["Bicycling" bicycling] is a primary mode of ["Transportation" transportation] for many. If you have a bike, make sure to ["Bicycling Tips" lock] it in a ["Bicycle Parking" designated area]. If you haven't a bike (and need one), there are a plethora of ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] to suit your needs, wants and ["Living Cheaply" budget].</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 17:18:43KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 47: </td> <td> Line 47: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''BMX (Bicycle Moto-cross)<span>'''</span> -- Characterized by 20" wheels, these bikes are small and maneuverable, ideal for racing on hilly tracks as well as performing jumps, spins, and other tricks. BMX originated in California. Lower quality BMX bikes have too many pegs, are brightly colored, and are sold at ["Target" big box stores]. Higher quality BMX bikes are much plainer looking and usually very beat up from lots of healthy abuse. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''BMX<span>'''</span> (Bicycle Moto-cross) -- Characterized by 20" wheels, these bikes are small and maneuverable, ideal for racing on hilly tracks as well as performing jumps, spins, and other tricks. BMX originated in California. Lower quality BMX bikes have too many pegs, are brightly colored, and are sold at ["Target" big box stores]. Higher quality BMX bikes are much plainer looking and usually very beat up from lots of healthy abuse. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Tricycle''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling <span>around </span>cargo. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Tricycle''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling cargo. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 17:17:26KaiTingthe rest of the page <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 47: </td> <td> Line 47: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''BMX''' -- 20" wheels are the trademark for this style. Small and maneuverable, often ideal for jumps, spins, and lots of other tricks. Can be broken down further into higher quality and lower quality, usually the lower quality have too many pegs, are brightly colored, and are sold at stores like k-mart (see above). The higher quality are much plainer looking, and usually very beat up from lots of healthy abuse.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''BMX (Bicycle Moto-cross)''' -- Characterized by 20" wheels, these bikes are small and maneuverable, ideal for racing on hilly tracks as well as performing jumps, spins, and other tricks. BMX originated in California. Lower quality BMX bikes have too many pegs, are brightly colored, and are sold at ["Target" big box stores]. Higher quality BMX bikes are much plainer looking and usually very beat up from lots of healthy abuse.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 49: </td> <td> Line 49: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Cruiser''' -- <span>Another great option for Davis' level terrain. They are h</span>eavy but reliable. <span>&nbsp;</span>Usually single-speed, they sport a comfortable seat and riding position. Often cruisers come with fenders. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Cruiser''' -- <span>H</span>eavy but reliable<span>, cruisers are another great option for Davis' level terrain</span>. Usually single-speed, they sport a comfortable seat and <span>upright </span>riding position. Often<span>,</span> cruisers come with fenders. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Ghetto''' -- This bike has been in Davis for years and is cobbled together from odd parts and duct tape. Check out the ["Bike Church"] for resources on how to assemble your very own.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Ghetto''' -- These bikes have been reincarnated by frankensteining together odd parts from old bikes. Check out the ["Bike Church"] for resources on how to assemble your very own. Luckily for you, thieves won't deign to touch your bike.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 53: </td> <td> Line 53: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Used''' -- A very good idea for newcomers and long time residents alike. Rather than shell out big money for a new one, check out the papers for a good used one. You will be glad you did if your bike is ever stolen.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ = Honorary Bikes =</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 55: </td> <td> Line 55: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- = Non-Bike Bikes =</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Unicycle''' -- While having one too few wheels to be a bicycle, the ["Unicycling" unicycle] is a good way to rebel against the bicycle culture of the ["People's Republic of Davis"]. Unicycles can also go anywhere, as there are seldom any "No unicycling" signs.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 57: </td> <td> Line 57: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''["Unicycling" Unicycle]''' -- while not technically bicycles, they have many of the same components. They're a good way of rebelling against the bicycle culture here in the ["People's Republic of Davis"].<br> - <br> - '''Tricycle''' -- not technically a bicycle either. Road trikes are easy, comfortable and stable to ride, and won't make you look like a toddler! While they're an excellent option for people with balance problems, many people use them for their good performance, or just for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta), and are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling around cargo.<br> - <br> - [[Comments]]<br> - ------<br> - ''2006-09-27 19:15:44'' [[nbsp]] This page could be a lot cooler with lots and lots of pictures! --["TheoPaaske"]</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Tricycle''' -- Obviously not a bicycle either and not just for toddlers! Road trikes are easy, comfortable, stable to ride, and an excellent option for those with balance problems or disabilities. Others use them for their performance or simply for fun. Road trikes are generally recumbent, with either two wheels in front and one in back (tadpole) or one wheel in front and two in back (delta). Trikes are great for commuting and long distance riding. Davisites also use more traditional upright trikes, often for hauling around cargo.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 14:10:41PeterAnselmochanged "sells" to "stocks" as Freewheeler and Ken's also sell tri bikes <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that s<span>ell</span>s time trial bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that s<span>tock</span>s time trial bikes. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that s<span>ell</span>s triathlon bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that s<span>tock</span>s triathlon bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 14:08:20KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p>No differences found!</div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 14:02:44KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Penny-farthing''' (aka: ''Highwheelers'' or ''Bone Shakers'') -- As the ancestor of all modern day bicycles, the ["Penny-farthing" penny-farthing] bicycle features a large front wheel on which the pedals are directly mounted. Obviously, you don't see a whole lot of these rolling about, but ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside their shop during business hours. Also, there's a fair amount of ["Town Art"] in the form of p<span>a</span>nny-farthing bicycles. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Penny-farthing''' (aka: ''Highwheelers'' or ''Bone Shakers'') -- As the ancestor of all modern day bicycles, the ["Penny-farthing" penny-farthing] bicycle features a large front wheel on which the pedals are directly mounted. Obviously, you don't see a whole lot of these rolling about, but ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside their shop during business hours. Also, there's a fair amount of ["Town Art"<span>&nbsp;town art</span>] in the form of p<span>e</span>nny-farthing bicycles. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 14:01:30KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Mobile Home''' -- This is a bike that you live in. There are two of these<span>&nbsp;bikes</span> in Davis. A man named ["Brian"] lives in one and calls it the ["Human Powered Housing Project"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Mobile Home''' -- This is a bike that you <span>can </span>live in. There are two of these in Davis. A man named ["Brian"] lives in one and calls it the ["Human Powered Housing Project"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 14:00:44KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 36: </td> <td> Line 36: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Mobile Home''' -- <span>t</span>his is <span>the kind of</span> bike you<span>&nbsp;can</span> live in. There are two of these bikes in Davis. A man named ["Brian"] lives in one <span>of the bikes </span>and calls it the ["Human Powered Housing Project"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Mobile Home''' -- <span>T</span>his is <span>a</span> bike <span>that </span>you live in. There are two of these bikes in Davis. A man named ["Brian"] lives in one and calls it the ["Human Powered Housing Project"]<span>.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Penny-farthing''' (aka: ''Highwheelers'' or ''Bone Shakers'') -- As the ancestor of all modern day bicycles, ["Penny-farthing" penny-farthing] bikes feature a large front wheel on which the pedals are directly mounted. Obviously, you don't see a whole lot of these rolling about, but ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside their shop during business hours. Also, there's a fair amount of ["Town Art"] in the form of panny-farthing bicycles.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Penny-farthing''' (aka: ''Highwheelers'' or ''Bone Shakers'') -- As the ancestor of all modern day bicycles, the ["Penny-farthing" penny-farthing] bicycle features a large front wheel on which the pedals are directly mounted. Obviously, you don't see a whole lot of these rolling about, but ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside their shop during business hours. Also, there's a fair amount of ["Town Art"] in the form of panny-farthing bicycles.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:59:09KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 38: </td> <td> Line 38: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''["Penny-farthing"]''' -- aka. "Highwheelers" or "Bone Shakers" These old style bikes are pretty rare on the streets. ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside during business hours.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Penny-farthing''' (aka: ''Highwheelers'' or ''Bone Shakers'') -- As the ancestor of all modern day bicycles, ["Penny-farthing" penny-farthing] bikes feature a large front wheel on which the pedals are directly mounted. Obviously, you don't see a whole lot of these rolling about, but ["Wheelworks"] parks one outside their shop during business hours. Also, there's a fair amount of ["Town Art"] in the form of panny-farthing bicycles.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 40: </td> <td> Line 40: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''[http://www.rowbike.com <span>R</span>owbike]<span>''' -- Like</span> i<span>t sounds, it'</span>s a bi<span>k</span>e <span>you</span> row like a boat. <span>M</span>otion is similar to the rowing machines found in the ["Gyms" gym]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''<span>Rowbike''' -- As the name suggests, a </span>[http://www.rowbike.com <span>r</span>owbike] is a bi<span>cycl</span>e <span>that is</span> row<span>ed</span> like a boat. <span>The m</span>otion is similar to<span>&nbsp;that of</span> the rowing machines found in the ["Gyms" gym]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 42: </td> <td> Line 42: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''["Whymcycles"]<span>'''</span> <span>--</span> <span>T</span>hes<span>e ar</span>e crazy bikes <span>cre</span>at<span>ed by the Davis Whymcycle Club/Society and</span> are featured at the ["Whole Earth Festival"] and ["Picnic Day"] </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''<span>Whymcycles''' -- The Davis </span>["Whymcycles"<span>&nbsp;Whymcycle</span>] <span>Club/Society</span> <span>creates t</span>hese crazy bikes <span>th</span>at are<span>&nbsp;often</span> featured at the ["Whole Earth Festival"] and ["Picnic Day"]<span>.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 54: </td> <td> Line 54: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ </span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:39:26KaiTingminor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Retro''' -- Like the retro road bike, this was once an expensive mountain bike. Although age has made the bike unattractive to thieves, it still rolls well. Given Davis' topography, you may want to replace your knobby tires with a set of street tir<span>es instead of knobbi</span>es. Mountain bikes are often more comfortable than road bikes since you ride in a more upright position. Also, they can easily carry ["Freshman Stripe" fenders] and racks for your groceries. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Retro''' -- Like the retro road bike, this was once an expensive mountain bike. Although age has made the bike unattractive to thieves, it still rolls well. Given Davis' topography, you may want to replace your knobby tires with a set of street tires. Mountain bikes are often more comfortable than road bikes since you ride in a more upright position. Also, they can easily carry ["Freshman Stripe" fenders] and racks for your groceries. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:38:00KaiTingminor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 32: </td> <td> Line 32: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Trials''' -- These have fat tires, low gearing, and are built <span>strong </span>to jump on tables, platforms, off ledges, across gaps, and a number of other <span>things </span>stunts one would not have thought possible on a bike.<span>&nbsp;</span> ["Trials"] bikes are rarely seen without their riders, as their low gearing makes it difficult to actually ''go'' anywhere. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Trials''' -- These have fat tires, low gearing, and are built to jump on tables, platforms, off ledges, across gaps, and a number of other stunts one would not have thought possible on a bike. ["Trials"] bikes are rarely seen without their riders, as their low gearing makes it difficult to actually ''go'' anywhere. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:34:30KaiTingdeleted content moved to mountain section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 51: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Department Store''' -- This bike is the most popular bike on campus because most students don't know much about bikes and just go to Target/Wal-mart/K-mart and pick up a hot pink Magna bike.<br> - </span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:30:21KaiTingimproved mountain bike section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 24: </td> <td> Line 24: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Downhill Mountain''' -- Basically a motorcycle without a motor, this are huge, strong, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can usually be hucked off a cliff while staying in one piece. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy, and usually wear full body armor to counter the inevitable huge wipeouts. These are rarely seen as they are meant for the mountains.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Downhill''' -- These bikes are designed so that adrenaline junkies can fall down mountains at insane speeds. They are huge, strong, usually single speed, have obscene amounts of suspension (front and back) and can take inordinate amounts of abuse. Those who ride them can be classified as crazy and usually wear full body armor to counter the inevitably huge wipeouts. For lack of mountains, these bikes are rarely seen in Davis.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 26: </td> <td> Line 26: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Fancy Mountain''' -- More common on ["Campus" campus] than the fancy road bike, this bike has no place on campus as the campus is flat and paved. These bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly every nice mountain bike gets ["Bicycling Tips" stolen].</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Serious''' -- Unlike the so-called mountain bikes that can be bought at ["Target" big box stores], the serious mountain bike is actually capable of taking on mountains. Although more common on ["Campus" campus] than its road equivalent (the racer), this bike feels uncomfortable and self-concious when so far removed from its natural habitat. These expensive mountain bikes are popular targets for thieves. Truthfully, nearly all get ["Bicycling Tips" stolen].</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 28: </td> <td> Line 28: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Sane Mountain''' -- A good option for commuting with a set of street tires instead of knobbies. 26" wheels are tough and quick. Mountain bikes will usually ride more upright than road bikes and can easily carry ["Freshman Stripe" fenders] and racks. Their stout wheels also stand up to the abuse of around town riding a little better.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Retro''' -- Like the retro road bike, this was once an expensive mountain bike. Although age has made the bike unattractive to thieves, it still rolls well. Given Davis' topography, you may want to replace your knobby tires with a set of street tires instead of knobbies. Mountain bikes are often more comfortable than road bikes since you ride in a more upright position. Also, they can easily carry ["Freshman Stripe" fenders] and racks for your groceries.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 30: </td> <td> Line 30: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''["Trials"]''' -- These have big fat tires, low gearing, and are built strong to jump on tables, platforms, off ledges, across gaps, and a number of other things that one would not have thought possible on a bike. These are never seen without their riders, because they are not used to get anywhere efficiently - it takes about 500 pedal turns to get across the street.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Imposter''' -- The imposter mountain bike is typically purchased from a ["Target" big box store] and, although it looks like a mountain bike, it's really not. These bikes sometimes come with full suspension, but this is deemed unnecessary as the bike is too heavy to ever get airborne. Although cheap, these imposter mountain bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and fall off. It's better to buy an old bike (that started out as a nice bike) than a new bike (that started out as a piece of crap).<br> + <br> + '''Trials''' -- These have fat tires, low gearing, and are built strong to jump on tables, platforms, off ledges, across gaps, and a number of other things stunts one would not have thought possible on a bike. ["Trials"] bikes are rarely seen without their riders, as their low gearing makes it difficult to actually ''go'' anywhere.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 49: </td> <td> Line 51: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Department Store''' -- This bike is the most popular bike on campus because most students don't know much about bikes and just go to Target/Wal-mart/K-mart and pick up a hot pink Magna bike. It's cheap and works "well enough." Quite frankly, getting a cheap bike is probably a good idea since you'll be letting it sit through various rainstorms outside and there's always the possibility of it getting stolen. Why lose several hundreds of dollars when you can lose only one hundred dollars? Whether dual suspension or not, these bikes quickly start making a huge racket. As they age, parts seem to shake, rattle and roll awkwardly more than usual.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Department Store''' -- This bike is the most popular bike on campus because most students don't know much about bikes and just go to Target/Wal-mart/K-mart and pick up a hot pink Magna bike.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:07:20JabberWokkyRemoved the one that wasn't factual or useful. The other two are useful. <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events].<span>&nbsp;If you're burdened with loads of cash, ["Wheelworks"] has an impressive inventory of these bikes.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:06:28JabberWokkyRevert to version 84 (Two of those were factual (unless others sell them)). <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events].<span>&nbsp;If you're burdened with loads of cash, ["Wheelworks"] has an impressive inventory of these bikes.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills.<span>&nbsp;["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"].<span>&nbsp;["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells triathlon bikes.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 13:02:19PeterAnselmoRemoved the heavy wheelworks bias that was emerging <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events].<span>&nbsp;If you're burdened with loads of cash, ["Wheelworks"] has an impressive inventory of these bikes.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles usually cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] won't be able to catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills.<span>&nbsp;["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"].<span>&nbsp;["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells triathlon bikes.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but geared towards the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 12:45:32KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden <span>sitting dow</span>n with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden <span>in a seated positio</span>n with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 12:44:37KaiTingabc <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. To spot a fixie around Davis, just look for <span>road bikes that are</span> missing <span>their derailleurs.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast or shift. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. To spot a fixie around Davis, just look for <span>a road bike that's</span> missing <span>its derailleur.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden sitting down with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes.<br> + </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 15: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - '''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden sitting down with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 12:42:13KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 8: </td> <td> Line 8: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast<span>, as the pedals and wheels cannot turn independently</span>. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. To spot a fixie around Davis, just look for bikes that are missing their derailleurs. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Fixed Gear''' -- This successor to the penny farthing bicycle has no freewheel and only one gear ratio. This means that you can't coast<span>&nbsp;or shift</span>. Since it's possible to slow the bike by resisting the forward motion of the pedals, fixed gear bikes (also called [wiki:WikiPedia:Fixed-gear_bicycle fixies]) often have no brakes or just a front brake. They're most often ridden on [wiki:WikiPedia:Velodrome velodromes] (the nearest being [http://www.ridethetrack.com Hellyer Park]) and in large cities such as ["San Francisco"] and New York. However, Davis' flat topography is ideal for fixed gear bicycles. With the help of a local ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop], you can easily convert your old road bike into a fixie. Fixed gear bikes have obtained cult status amongst [http://www.digave.com/videos/ bike messengers]. To spot a fixie around Davis, just look for <span>road </span>bikes that are missing their derailleurs. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 10: </td> <td> Line 10: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles <span>often</span> cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] <span>can't</span> catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. If you're burdened with lo<span>t</span>s of cash, ["Wheelworks"] has an impressive inventory of these bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Racer''' -- Often made of carbon fiber, titanium or aluminum, these bicycles <span>usually</span> cost thousands of dollars and weight less than most students' backpacks during ["Finals" finals] week. If you're streaking through ["Campus" campus] on one of these bikes, chances are that the ["Bike Cops" bike cops] <span>won't be able to</span> catch you. Also, these bikes should never be left out in the open on campus or elsewhere. If you must, take them into your office, class or lab. Often used more for ["exercise"] than ["transportation"], your racer will be happy on one of these ["Bicycle Rides" rides] or participating in one of these ["Bicycling Advocacy" events]. If you're burdened with lo<span>ad</span>s of cash, ["Wheelworks"] has an impressive inventory of these bikes. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Retro''' -- A few decades ago, this bike was a young, fast, streaking racer. But with the relentless advancement of technology, these bikes became hand-me-downs or were sidelined in garages. However, they're ideal candidates for getting you around ["Campus" campus] and town! While most ["Freshmen" freshmen] buy a shiny new bike at some ["Target" big box store], the old road bike will be more reliable throughout your college years. Also, these bikes have more style than a hot pink Magna. These ["Living Cheaply" affordable] bikes can be bought at used ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] and garage sales for less than $100. They're also ideal candidates for conversion to fixed gear. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Retro''' -- A few decades ago, this bike was a young, fast, streaking racer. But with the relentless advancement of technology, these bikes became hand-me-downs or were sidelined in garages. However, they're ideal candidates for getting you around ["Campus" campus] and town! While most ["Freshmen" freshmen] buy a shiny new bike at some ["Target" big box store], the old road bike will be more reliable throughout your college years. Also, these bikes<span>&nbsp;are faster and</span> have more style than a hot pink Magna. These ["Living Cheaply" affordable] bikes can be bought at used ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] and garage sales for less than $100. They're also ideal candidates for conversion to fixed gear. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden sitting down, with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and wide seat (you sit on the seat, rather than straddling it) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier people, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. They take a little getting used to, but aren't really any more difficult to ride than a standard bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Recumbent''' -- These are bikes that are ridden sitting down with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and full seat (somewhat like a high-tech lawn chair) make these bikes very comfortable and a good choice for long-distance commuters, heavier cyclists, and those with back problems. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. Recumbents aren't any more difficult to ride than a traditional bike once you get the hang of it. Due to aerodynamics, they're typically faster than traditional bikes.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Tandem''' -- A bike for two. They are quite popular in Davis especially with families and couples. Tandem recumbents can even be spotted. However, don't ride a tandem by yourself. That's just sad. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Tandem''' -- A bike for two. They are quite popular in Davis<span>,</span> especially with families and couples. Tandem recumbents can even be spotted. However, don't ride a tandem by yourself. That's just sad. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 20: </td> <td> Line 20: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but <span>us</span>ed <span>in</span> the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells triathlon bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but <span>gear</span>ed <span>towards</span> the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells triathlon bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 11:08:30KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 19: </td> <td> Line 19: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + '''Triathlon''' -- These bikes are pretty much the same as time trial bikes, but used in the cycling leg of a ["Triathlons" triathlon]. If you've a triathlon bike, put it to use by joining the ["Mad Cows Racing Team"]. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells triathlon bikes.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 10:59:09KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock<span>. However, they are also used in team time trials</span>. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 10:52:18KaiTingminor <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. However, they are also used in team time trials. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes.<span>&nbsp;If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills.</span> </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alone against the clock. However, they are also used in team time tria<span>ls. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skil</span>ls. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 10:51:22KaiTingspelling <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alon<span>g</span> against the clock. However, they are also used in team time trials. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races alon<span>e</span> against the clock. However, they are also used in team time trials. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills. </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 10:50:44KaiTing+ the rest of the road bike section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 12: </td> <td> Line 12: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''Retro''' -- A few decades ago, this bike was a young, fast, streaking racer. But with the relentless advancement of technology, these bikes became hand-me-downs or were sidelined in garages. However, they're ideal candidates for getting you around <span>c</span>ampus and town! While most ["Freshmen" freshmen] buy a shiny new bike at some ["Target" big box store], the old road bike will be more reliable throughout your college years. Also, these bikes have more style than a hot pink Magna. These ["Living Cheaply" affordable] bikes can be bought at used ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] and garage sales for less than $100. They're also ideal candidates for conversion to fixed gear. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Retro''' -- A few decades ago, this bike was a young, fast, streaking racer. But with the relentless advancement of technology, these bikes became hand-me-downs or were sidelined in garages. However, they're ideal candidates for getting you around <span>["C</span>ampus<span>" campus]</span> and town! While most ["Freshmen" freshmen] buy a shiny new bike at some ["Target" big box store], the old road bike will be more reliable throughout your college years. Also, these bikes have more style than a hot pink Magna. These ["Living Cheaply" affordable] bikes can be bought at used ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] and garage sales for less than $100. They're also ideal candidates for conversion to fixed gear. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 14: </td> <td> Line 14: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>-</span> '''R<span>ecumbent or Semir</span>ecumbent''' -- <span>You ride this</span> sitting down, with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent<span>, depending on the type</span>. The back support and wide seat (you sit on the seat, rather than straddling it) make these bikes very comfortable, <span>and a good choice fo</span>r people<span>&nbsp;commuting long distances and heavier</span> p<span>eople</span>. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. They take a little getting used to, but aren't really any more difficult to ride than a standard bike once you get the hang of it. <span>They're also</span> typically faster than <span>standard</span> bikes. </td> <td> <span>+</span> '''Recumbent''' -- <span>These are bikes that are ridden</span> sitting down, with your legs out in front of you to a greater or lesser extent. The back support and wide seat (you sit on the seat, rather than straddling it) make these bikes very comfortable<span>&nbsp;and a good choice for long-distance commuters</span>, <span>heavie</span>r people<span>, and those with back</span> p<span>roblems</span>. It's a bit like riding a ["Comfy Chairs" comfy chair]. They take a little getting used to, but aren't really any more difficult to ride than a standard bike once you get the hang of it. <span>Due to aerodynamics, they're</span> typically faster than <span>traditional</span> bikes. </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 16: </td> <td> Line 16: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Tandem''' -- A bike for two. They are quite popular in Davis especially for families and couples. Tandem recumbents might even be spotted.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Tandem''' -- A bike for two. They are quite popular in Davis especially with families and couples. Tandem recumbents can even be spotted. However, don't ride a tandem by yourself. That's just sad.</span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 18: </td> <td> Line 18: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- '''Time Trial''' -- similar to a road bike, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort.</span> </td> <td> <span>+ '''Time Trial''' -- In the same vain as the racer, but geared towards aerodynamics at the expense of comfort. They are usually used in bicycle races in which the rider races along against the clock. However, they are also used in team time trials. ["Wheelworks"] is the only ["Bicycle Shops" bike shop] in town that sells time trial bikes. If you've a time trial bike, put it to use by racing the [wiki:WikiPedia:Putah_Creek_Time_Trial Putah Creek Time Trial] every other Wednesday during the summer. This 10 mile time trial is a great way to practice your individual time-trialing skills.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 10:24:12KaiTing <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 13: </td> <td> Line 13: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <span>- <br> - '''Sane Road''' -- Normally used around town, this bike is not fancy but practical. You can purchase one at some used bike stores but often people get them as handy downs. Generally costing around $100, they are more reliable than a Target bike, and are probably the best value for in-Davis biking. Being a road bike, they are often the single fastest way to ["navigating davis" get around]. Add a rack or two and these make great touring bikes.</span> </td> <td> </td> </tr> </table> </div> Bicycleshttp://daviswiki.org/Bicycles2006-09-28 10:22:31KaiTingimproved retro section <div id="content" class="wikipage content"> Differences for Bicycles<p><strong></strong></p><table> <tr> <td> <span> Deletions are marked with - . </span> </td> <td> <span> Additions are marked with +. </span> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> Line 11: </td> <td> Line 11: </td> </tr> <tr> <td> </td> <td> <span>+ <br> + '''Retro''' -- A few decades ago, this bike was a young, fast, streaking racer. But with the relentless advancement of technology, these bikes became hand-me-downs or were sidelined in garages. However, they're ideal candidates for getting you around campus and town! While most ["Freshmen" freshmen] buy a shiny new bike at some ["Target" big box store], the old road bike will be more reliable throughout your college years. Also, these bikes have more style than a hot pink Magna. These ["Living Cheaply" affordable] bikes can be bought at used ["Bicycle Shops" bike shops] and garage sales for less than $100. They're also ideal candidates for conversion to fixed gear.</span> </td> </tr> </table> </div>