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Forum: Commuting 10-31-07, 09:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,868
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Nasty

Nasty
Forum: Commuting 10-15-07, 08:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,916
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
JoeyMac, You are a true Gentleman! I don't have...

JoeyMac, You are a true Gentleman! I don't have the control you do. You must have amazing patience and a love for mankind. I can't immagine what I would have done in that situation. The world needs...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 9,209
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I call mine "THE CLUNKER" .

I call mine "THE CLUNKER" .
Forum: Commuting 10-06-07, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,647
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I think lights are a must and I added reflective...

I think lights are a must and I added reflective tape all over my bike and wear a geeky orange glowing vest like the road-crews wear. The vest lights up when headlights hit it. I have had positive...
Forum: Winter Cycling 10-03-07, 03:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,209
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Seattle must be wet, so what about some kind of...

Seattle must be wet, so what about some kind of shoe/boot that protects your feet in cold and wet? Duck-shoes perhaps? Maybe get some waterproof windproof pants. I would get fenders...I heard it...
Forum: Commuting 10-03-07, 03:24 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,079
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Wow! Very nice indeed! What kind of a chain-guard...

Wow! Very nice indeed! What kind of a chain-guard is that?
Forum: Commuting 10-03-07, 03:23 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 732
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I find it hard to believe it wouldn't be hard to...

I find it hard to believe it wouldn't be hard to do hills with a single speed. Some of the hills by my place are huge and I am in mid to low range on my mountian bike. Isn't it hard on the knees?
Forum: Commuting 10-03-07, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,308
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I would love to hear the scream...record it and...

I would love to hear the scream...record it and post if you could, that would be so funny!
Forum: Utility Cycling 10-01-07, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 976
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Actually It is a reality in a big city. I wear...

Actually It is a reality in a big city. I wear one here too. I have even seen motorcyclists wear them. Lets face it if you are wearing those glow in the dark vests, you will be seen by drivers much...
Forum: Commuting 10-01-07, 04:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,776
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Every day that sweet old lady on a Dutch bike...

Every day that sweet old lady on a Dutch bike passes me! Then I finally figured out she's got a motor on that thing! Duh!
Forum: Living Car Free 09-29-07, 10:04 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 827
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Well I will take a little from all your...

Well I will take a little from all your advice...Thanks for your input, it is helpful. Firstly, I will have my asthma inhaler on hand and pre-medicate on really cold days. Second, I will purchase a...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-29-07, 09:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,010
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Don't forget, the mpg sticker is in ideal lab...

Don't forget, the mpg sticker is in ideal lab conditions. In real life, one must accellerate and stop more often, so the mileage will suffer.
Forum: Commuting 09-29-07, 08:37 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,229
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I think it is incredible anybody who rides that...

I think it is incredible anybody who rides that far every day! Wow! I tip my bike helmet to anybody who rides further than ten miles one way! Keep up the good work. You must ride on a light bike? Do...
Forum: Commuting 09-29-07, 08:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 947
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I feel for the people who have to wear nice...

I feel for the people who have to wear nice clothes to work...I wear coveralls and get very dirty in my job. However I would purchase a good pannier to neatly fold the suit and then I would take my...
Forum: Commuting 09-29-07, 08:22 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,353
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I ride an old bike because supporting a family...

I ride an old bike because supporting a family with huge bills, I can't justify buying a new $1500 bicycle...bike theves don't usually go for old bikes...knobody else has one like it...it has been...
Forum: Commuting 09-29-07, 08:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 491
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I sit back, relax and wait...I think trains are...

I sit back, relax and wait...I think trains are cool. I enjoy the sound they make.
Forum: Commuting 09-26-07, 06:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,330
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I would be ashamed if I were you Edzo...you my...

I would be ashamed if I were you Edzo...you my fellow cyclist sound like a conformist and Brown-Noser. If everyone was like you all our rights would go away and we all would be lemmings. Lets all...
Forum: Western Canada 09-26-07, 06:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 14,534
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
What about USED bike shops? Any Suggestions? Most...

What about USED bike shops? Any Suggestions? Most people only have a couple of hundred to spend max.
Forum: Western Canada 09-26-07, 06:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I agree, some days I am budled in the morning,...

I agree, some days I am budled in the morning, riding home in a sweater and no gloves in the afternoon. I also have seen it go from -20 celcius to 10 celcius in one short day.:)
Forum: Western Canada 09-26-07, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 874
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Tallard, you sound like you have lived in many...

Tallard, you sound like you have lived in many cities in Canada. Are you in the Military or RCMP? I heard cycling in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal where they use much salt on the road eats bikes. Some...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-26-07, 10:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 11,048
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I think most States/Provinces in North America...

I think most States/Provinces in North America allow citizens type arrest where you can use force to hold the theif until Police arrive. Be careful though some carry weapons like knives.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-26-07, 09:52 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 143,609
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Unfortunatelly we live in a society where we have...

Unfortunatelly we live in a society where we have to put labels on everything and everyone. I am not a "roadie" and not a "mountain biker"...I am just a guy who rides a bike to work and back and...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-26-07, 09:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 527
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
Where I live anything over 50cc needs a...

Where I live anything over 50cc needs a Motorcycle Licence, insurance etc...
Forum: Alt Bike Culture 09-26-07, 09:35 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,474
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
This one is expensive but sounds interesting... ...

This one is expensive but sounds interesting...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TWIKE
Forum: Living Car Free 09-26-07, 09:12 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,978
Posted By Cowtown Cumuter
I am a guy raising a family on a tradesman's...

I am a guy raising a family on a tradesman's income (good money but not wealthy). So I have to be thrifty with my bicycle. I purchased it at a used sports store for $80 three years ago (1982 Norco...
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