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Forum: Commuting 03-17-07, 09:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,589
Posted By nycm'er
love it.

love it.
Forum: Northeast 02-10-07, 11:23 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 22,388
Posted By nycm'er
it's part of my name even...

it's part of my name even...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-20-06, 01:57 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,527
Posted By nycm'er
You do not see how I feel you are letting bad...

You do not see how I feel you are letting bad drivers off the hook? Scooters or drivers that buzz you in a wide outside lane or bike lane?
Please tell me GPS how the bikers in NYC are "100%...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-19-06, 03:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,527
Posted By nycm'er
I am talking about NYC streets, not even bike...

I am talking about NYC streets, not even bike lanes. If you let motorists do as they please, then they will do as they please. I do not advocate loud cursing verbal exchanges, but they happen. I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 12-19-06, 03:27 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,527
Posted By nycm'er
I would say that every mamy pamby cyclist who...

I would say that every mamy pamby cyclist who does not stand up for themselves whether it be to selfish, already road raged drivers, tragically uncool 'scooterists', or even cops who don't know...
Forum: Commuting 12-04-06, 05:49 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,305
Posted By nycm'er
930 pm on a friday night? That driver must have...

930 pm on a friday night? That driver must have passed more bikers. We have to look out for one another and call these people on the dangerous and selfish crap they pull. I have definitely seen...
Forum: Northeast 11-12-06, 05:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 293
Posted By nycm'er
I was going to start the same thread. We may have...

I was going to start the same thread. We may have more luck in the Singlespeed/fixed forum. I had a guy who made bombproof wheels, but apparently he has moved to France, with my two wheels. I am...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-21-06, 11:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,118
Posted By nycm'er
So I just had a pretty good run in with this...

So I just had a pretty good run in with this exact thread topic. Wrong way cyclist in Bklyn on Henry Street, Saturday night, late, who's not drunk? This kid my age, (seemed to level the field) is...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-18-06, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,269
Posted By nycm'er
Last winter was rather mild for the record. I...

Last winter was rather mild for the record. I dont recall it getting much below 15 deg F except maybe early morning. I thought I was so tough riding the year before in 7 deg weather, then I read...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 10-15-06, 10:06 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,118
Posted By nycm'er
To be precise: I would rather be riding...

To be precise:

I would rather be riding towards someone with no light on their front, than a red light on their front.

Red light on the front of a bike= Moron
Forum: Commuting 08-17-06, 09:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,374
Posted By nycm'er
One style choice: Try riding on the left side of...

One style choice: Try riding on the left side of one way streets. It is legal in NYC on roads that are wider than 40 feet. I do it everywhere regardless. I find it improves my visibility to drivers...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-16-06, 08:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 652
Posted By nycm'er
Two (2) baby, and you don't even have to like the...

Two (2) baby, and you don't even have to like the person.
Forum: Commuting 08-15-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,374
Posted By nycm'er
And so it is true... You don't need a helmet...

And so it is true...

You don't need a helmet in NYC, I have dented enough of them, I wear one all the time. You need blinkies in NYC, but not lights to see by. You can read the paper almost...
Forum: Commuting 08-13-06, 08:13 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,374
Posted By nycm'er
Just now I am in transition in respect to my...

Just now I am in transition in respect to my tires, I even started a recommendation thread in the Commuting forum. I think I will be switching to Continental Contacts. I have Specialized...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-12-06, 10:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,909
Posted By nycm'er
I can't get past the 'HD brilliance' part. Maybe...

I can't get past the 'HD brilliance' part. Maybe I saw a different movie?
Forum: Commuting 08-12-06, 10:40 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,374
Posted By nycm'er
JY you really covered it, thank you. h00l I...

JY you really covered it, thank you. h00l I would say fenders, and I have the ones JY recommended, are a necessity. They really cover the wheel and keep water and that lovely sludge that leaks out...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-11-06, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,152
Posted By nycm'er
Well said Brian, Thank you.

Well said Brian, Thank you.
Forum: Commuting 08-11-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 250
Posted By nycm'er
Anyone else switch from Conti TT 2000 to Contacts?

Or any other tire you are super happy with?

I just pried on my 2nd to last Conti TT2000, and I am wondering how the Contact is holding up. I have Armadillos on another bike, they seem okay, but...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-08-06, 03:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 574
Posted By nycm'er
Hey Les Waters, I have family in Hill and rode...

Hey Les Waters, I have family in Hill and rode from there to Hampton Beach, great ride, all backroads.

I grew up in Cape Ann Mass. NH is where we always went to get away. I miss the smell in...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-05-06, 07:10 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,551
Posted By nycm'er
The Brooklyn thing is a sign at the end of the...

The Brooklyn thing is a sign at the end of the bike/ped lane at Tillary. The rule is only for riders coming off the bridge and is up high above the path, a place you are not looking as you slow down...
Forum: Commuting 07-28-06, 02:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 635
Posted By nycm'er
The dismount thing is Bklyn bound on the Bklyn...

The dismount thing is Bklyn bound on the Bklyn side. Ever notice the signs ABOVE the lane there? I didn't till someone got a ticket and wrote about it to TA. Also, I would love to know where the ped...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-09-06, 08:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 468
Posted By nycm'er
Ouch, after the crap we 5 pulled last Saturday...

Ouch, after the crap we 5 pulled last Saturday going up Madison and down 5th, this happens to you in a park?
I second the kid banning, or maybe park closing... Feel better Yosh.
Forum: Commuting 07-08-06, 02:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 375
Posted By nycm'er
Not true, I find most of the support is in the...

Not true, I find most of the support is in the clip that attaches through the brake mount, and the metal stays give the left, right rigidity. The clip at the bottom bracket needs to be secured but...
Forum: Commuting 07-08-06, 07:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 375
Posted By nycm'er
I haven't had that problem, but I have mounted...

I haven't had that problem, but I have mounted several sets of those fenders. I would recommend zip-ties and electrical cable clamps to solve most mounting dilemmas. My girl attached her clip to...
Forum: Commuting 07-03-06, 07:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 264
Posted By nycm'er
still working on this, it was last week, it was...

still working on this, it was last week, it was early, but not sure if the guy hit knows who did it. i.e. is in contact with who hit him.
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