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Forum: Utility Cycling 12-19-09, 08:55 AM
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Posted By bigshew
Thanks for the pic, BossCat, but I said sexy...

Thanks for the pic, BossCat, but I said sexy BOOTS not BOOTY. :)
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-18-09, 10:45 AM
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Views: 122,085
Posted By bigshew
Only a hardcore bikeforums member would capture...

Only a hardcore bikeforums member would capture the guy on the bike and not the woman in the sexy boots. :(
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-13-09, 04:25 PM
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Views: 122,085
Posted By bigshew
I would move those wheels back at least 4 or 5...

I would move those wheels back at least 4 or 5 inches. As you found out, you need more weight on the hitch to keep your back wheel earthbound.
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-11-09, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 800
Posted By bigshew
Hasn't UPS been using bikes for delivery in a few...

Hasn't UPS been using bikes for delivery in a few cities in Europe for awhile?
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-09-09, 09:34 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 122,085
Posted By bigshew
You should think about installing Kevlar liners...

You should think about installing Kevlar liners or something equivalent to protect the tubes.

And about the accident, I think most of us have at least come close to doing the same. I was waiting...
Forum: Winter Cycling 12-09-09, 03:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,898
Posted By bigshew
Add some alcohol :)

Add some alcohol :)
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-07-09, 04:05 PM
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Views: 3,591
Posted By bigshew
I've used the Sunlite double kickstand with 26"...

I've used the Sunlite double kickstand with 26" and it worked fine without having to do any tinkering.
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-05-09, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 786
Posted By bigshew
I'm sure you meant to say 20-40 HOURS a week,...

I'm sure you meant to say 20-40 HOURS a week, unless you've really been slacking off lately. :)
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-03-09, 04:12 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 122,085
Posted By bigshew
Don't feel bad. The person that was supposed to...

Don't feel bad. The person that was supposed to pick him up should take the blame.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 11-19-09, 07:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 830
Posted By bigshew
Snake is no dummy. That's the best place to catch...

Snake is no dummy. That's the best place to catch slow moving prey.
Forum: Living Car Free 11-19-09, 06:53 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,259
Posted By bigshew
I don't ride If I'm feeling really sick or have a...

I don't ride If I'm feeling really sick or have a pounding headache because I'm probably not as alert as I should be. No sense in making a bad day worse with a crash.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-10-09, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,187
Posted By bigshew
What? None of you have ever used your feet to...

What? None of you have ever used your feet to steer! :recum:
Forum: Utility Cycling 11-09-09, 09:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,744
Posted By bigshew
That's not a drill press! It's my drink mixer. ...

That's not a drill press! It's my drink mixer.

Back on topic...I built my own porteur and used an old aluminum lawn chair frame for the struts. They even had the holes for mounting on the axle...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-07-09, 02:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 596
Posted By bigshew
I viewed the "how it works" video and the padlock...

I viewed the "how it works" video and the padlock "learns" your key pattern the first time you insert a key. You don't send them your car key. You have to buy the right lock to match your make of...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-29-09, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By bigshew
Actually, there was a batch of Nokian tires that...

Actually, there was a batch of Nokian tires that came from the plant printed Nokia. Maybe the OP got some of them.
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-23-09, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 122,085
Posted By bigshew
Since you can't bring all of that into the...

Since you can't bring all of that into the building in one trip, do you worry about some lowlife grabbing stuff off the trailer?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-23-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,011
Posted By bigshew
Maybe inspired by this Claes Oldenburg...

Maybe inspired by this Claes Oldenburg sculpture..."bat column" in Chicago.

http://static.px.yelp.com/bphoto/iWEK7h4eILaN2LnJGlUDdg/l
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-22-09, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,025
Views: 122,085
Posted By bigshew
Somebody expecting a lot of trick-or-treaters?

Somebody expecting a lot of trick-or-treaters?
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-22-09, 03:35 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,895
Posted By bigshew
Chucky, I think this photo shows the kind of...

Chucky, I think this photo shows the kind of weight you're talking about and why one needs more than a single gear.

http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3649/3607089514_06d34a0854_b.jpg
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-22-09, 09:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,895
Posted By bigshew
http://cargocycling.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09...

http://cargocycling.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/furnituretrike.jpg

It kinda looks like coffins up top. Now that's real dead weight! :)

As for having the load in front or in back, it's always...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-21-09, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,246
Posted By bigshew
You can drill holes through the bottom of the...

You can drill holes through the bottom of the ActionPacker and mount to the frame with U-bolts. Add large washers for reinforcement. I've stuffed my 24 gal AP with 125 pounds and it looks good as...
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-16-09, 10:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 713
Posted By bigshew
What about when you try to leave the supermarket...

What about when you try to leave the supermarket parking lot and trigger the automatic wheel locks.:crash:
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-15-09, 04:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,129
Posted By bigshew
It looks like you could just grab any one of...

It looks like you could just grab any one of them. I don't see a bike lock in any of these nice pics. Do Amsterdammers lock up?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 10-15-09, 04:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,129
Posted By bigshew
for better traction on wet cobblestones?

for better traction on wet cobblestones?
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-09-09, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 648
Posted By bigshew
and only the rear brake.

and only the rear brake.
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