Introductions - Hi From NYC new member
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11-13-04, 01:39 PM
Hello,,i try keep short and sweet..
Born raised thru out NYC..was in my first 2 wheel bike race with older neighborhood kids at age 7 of coarse i ran into wall during race cause i was too excited LOL..then always had a bike ever since thru out the years til now..was a bike messenger on and off from 18 years old to 26 when my back could not take the weight of heavy packes i was delivering,,in bike messenger service usually pays commision here in NYC so the bigger the package the more money i get paid..it took toll on my back so i retired from the job i loved so much..now live on Long Island New York by JFK airport and work as Superintendant of my building..i still enjoy bike riding long distances thru out 4 boros/Long Island..im 30 years old now THE END..
11-13-04, 03:09 PM
Welcome aboard Hector... Nice to see another New Yoker in the house... Soon we'll have numbers and we can take over the place! The power! THE FAME! THE PRESTIGE!
Okay, maybe not.
But welcome anyway :lol:
11-13-04, 07:37 PM
Nice to see another New Yoker in the house... Soon we'll have numbers and we can take over the place! The power! THE FAME! THE PRESTIGE!
Hey, we're watching you. Not that us Minnesotans have to wory about our Reign getting usurped from those in the cycling backwaters...
11-13-04, 11:16 PM
Welcome to the Forums from a transplanted NYC'er living in AZ.
Welcome aboard! You out there by 5 towns? I may know you, I rode for 17yrs on a track bike back in the day. Good to see ya here. I feel you with the big package thing. I used to go long distances for the truck runs. Lynbook,Greak Neck,Rye Ny jobs...Made money though.
11-14-04, 03:07 PM
Thanks Bop Bop,iceratt for the welcome here.Vincenzosi lol,,yeah we take over lol ..TEAM NYC..#1
Ceya you definately know where money was at too with those big money truck jobs we used to do..but ruined my back,,one morning i could not even move my neck,,was stuck in weird position,,had to go to chiropractor in emergency..lol..he fixed me up that same day ..but made big desision to quit bike messenger job..And no im not from 5 towns,,im in Island park ,,im sandwiched in between Long Beach and Oceanside..and just moved here 5.5 years ago from the city..
BTW anyone here knows a good mail order company for mountain bike frames and accesories,,these NYC prices too high..thanks..
11-14-04, 04:11 PM
NYC Prices are ludicrous, man, but I like the tangible aspect of touching stuff before I buy it...
11-14-04, 05:32 PM
Isn't the Sands Country Club in Island Park? Went to wedding there a while back.
11-14-04, 05:59 PM
Yup Bop Bop,,the Sands is around here actually think its in town next to me Atlantic Beach,thats where all those country clubs are at..
Vincenzosi i hear you test drive first,,but im just looking for frame..got everything else mounted on my customized KHS FETISH down hill bike..king headset,avid disc brakes,ect..i switch everthing over to new frame..id like to see a website with all cool mountain Bike Frames .
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