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Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-01-15, 07:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 269
Posted By kjmillig
Rear axle/bearings tightness?

I just bought a 10 year old Schwinn Frontier that is cosmetically in really good shape. I adjusted the rubbing rear brakes, cleaned and lubed the derailleure, cahin, and freewheel, and sprayed a...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 04-03-14, 03:11 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 506
Posted By kjmillig
True advocacy!!

Creating a Neighborhood Network of Parent Cycling Champions - Momentum Mag (http://momentummag.com/families/creating-a-neighborhood-network-of-parent-champions/)
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-30-14, 03:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,999
Posted By kjmillig
Houston's Undercover Cyclist Harassment Sting

Good!
Undercover stings target drivers endangering bicyclists | khou.com Houston (http://www.khou.com/news/local/Undercover-stings-target-drivers-endangering-bicyclists-252369641.html)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 01-17-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,544
Posted By kjmillig
Use a Pletscher! 360047

Use a Pletscher! 360047
Forum: Commuting 01-17-14, 05:50 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 7,738
Posted By kjmillig
After many jobs in the service industries I...

After many jobs in the service industries I finally went back to school at age 34, finishing a BA-Ed. I'm currently teaching EFL at an elementary school in Taiwan after teaching middle and high...
Forum: Living Car Free 01-03-14, 10:59 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,174
Posted By kjmillig
I'm now 8 months from turning 50. That's sort of...

I'm now 8 months from turning 50. That's sort of a scary thought even though I know it shouldn't be.
Two of my goals this year:
1. Commute by bike at least twice a week every week no matter the...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-26-13, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,196
Posted By kjmillig
MET and POC both make good helmets. The MET...

MET and POC both make good helmets. The MET Parachute is a full face bike helmet designed for downhill or extreme mountain biking. There are also other brands of full face helmets designed for MTB...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 12-03-13, 02:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 853
Posted By kjmillig
40-42 teeth rear

I've just learned about 42 teeth rear cogs and read a short article about 1x10, 1x11, and 2x10 setups. What I want to know is can a 3x10 setup work? Is it just overkill? My thoughts are of loaded...
Forum: Commuting 11-16-13, 12:51 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,551
Posted By kjmillig
Nothing for my own bike since nursing a broken...

Nothing for my own bike since nursing a broken leg for several months, but just bought my 21 year old daughter new, smoother tread tires for her daily commuter. She also bought herself some new valve...
Forum: Commuting 11-16-13, 12:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 389
Posted By kjmillig
IMHO it's a ripoff. I bought a composite plastic...

IMHO it's a ripoff. I bought a composite plastic resin extender that holds my computer and headlight for under $10.
Forum: Commuting 11-06-13, 12:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 994
Posted By kjmillig
Rumrunn6, I'm believing you. Here we are 8 months...

Rumrunn6, I'm believing you. Here we are 8 months out (as of 11 Nov). I got cleared to begin walking with full pressure at the 6 month mark in September but it took me another month or so to lose the...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-03-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,601
Posted By kjmillig
Dave Cutter, I never said I had a fear of...

Dave Cutter, I never said I had a fear of driving. I said I dislike driving, and in my posting on page 2 I describe that city traffic is what I really hate the most. As others have said and from my...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-01-13, 03:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 331
Posted By kjmillig
Same thought here. GT is a brand name with lots...

Same thought here. GT is a brand name with lots (mostly? exclusively?) MTB and BMX bikes.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-31-13, 03:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,728
Posted By kjmillig
Still a school zone. Just like a stop sign...

Still a school zone. Just like a stop sign obscured by trees is still a stop sign. MAYBE one can argue it in court, but I don't want to be that one.
Forum: Commuting 10-30-13, 06:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 950
Posted By kjmillig
Panniers? Milk crate? I use a Topeak MTX...

Panniers?
Milk crate?
I use a Topeak MTX TrunkBag DXP with pannier bags that zip out when needed.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-30-13, 05:51 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,728
Posted By kjmillig
Speeding? Ticket. Get caught violating rules of...

Speeding? Ticket. Get caught violating rules of the road? Ticket. Makes perfect sense.
Forum: Commuting 10-29-13, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By kjmillig
The IRS says no to bike share programs.

The IRS has disallowed bike share use to be included in employer transportation benefits.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2013/10/26/irs-nixes-bike-share/
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-29-13, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 450
Posted By kjmillig
IRS says Bike Shares don't count

The IRS says NO to allowing Bike Share use for qualified transportation benefits by employers.
http://www.forbes.com/sites/robertwood/2013/10/26/irs-nixes-bike-share/
Forum: Living Car Free 10-29-13, 01:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,601
Posted By kjmillig
It's city driving that I hate the most. I lived...

It's city driving that I hate the most. I lived in the Houston area most of my life before moving to Taiwan 4 1/2 years ago. Houston traffic is terrible, but at least I never had to use the freeways...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-28-13, 05:56 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,601
Posted By kjmillig
That's exactly what I'll likely be doing very...

That's exactly what I'll likely be doing very soon. Although I'll probably get a bike for my daughter or maybe my wife.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-27-13, 05:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By kjmillig
Valve stem lights front and rear. ...

Valve stem lights front and rear.
http://www.amazon.com/Flash-Wheel-Valve-bicycle-Motorbicycle/dp/B00ESU83PC/ref=pd_sim_sg_2
Spoke lights.
http://www.ebay.com/bhp/bicycle-spoke-lights
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-27-13, 05:26 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By kjmillig
Seriously, the link was there. The second time I...

Seriously, the link was there. The second time I came to this thread and before logging in I could see the link. I logged in and the link wasn't there. I know I'm not hallucinating. The evil computer...
Forum: Living Car Free 10-27-13, 01:53 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,601
Posted By kjmillig
Do you dislike driving?

I still own my beat up old car, and I've found that I've come to really dislike driving. Maybe it's partly due to the condition of the car, but I think a big part is also that I hate the way I feel...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-27-13, 01:45 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 362
Posted By kjmillig
Sea Shepherd piracy supporter? But that has...

Sea Shepherd piracy supporter? But that has nothing to do with Japan's efforts to bring back cycling to it's overcrowded streets. Taiwan could do well to do the same. As people's wealth increases,...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-27-13, 01:37 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,192
Posted By kjmillig
The link was in my OP, but yes, I took the extra...

The link was in my OP, but yes, I took the extra 60 seconds to look it up for you:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/opinion/editorials/bikes-ct-edit-1025-20131025,0,536855.story
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