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Forum: Commuting 06-17-15, 08:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ftimw
I agree with ya. But there is the rare occasion...

I agree with ya. But there is the rare occasion when I can impress someone. It happens when I pass a car on the left side. And I'm still legal and legit and don't make anyone mad.:thumb:
Forum: Commuting 06-17-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 785
Posted By ftimw
Weirded out bikes...

Why is it that the commuters have the bikes that are all miss matched and have the bizarre components and just look so "personalized." I will refer you to this ...
Forum: Foo 03-13-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 733
Posted By ftimw
Me too.

Me too.
Forum: Commuting 01-07-15, 03:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,218
Posted By ftimw
I was given an XXL vest from a friend because it...

I was given an XXL vest from a friend because it was, get this, to small for him. Well it's huge on me. Unless I wear it over my backpack. Works well.
Forum: Commuting 01-06-15, 08:25 PM
Replies: 14,489
Views: 8,651,608
Posted By ftimw
^^^ Thanks for owning the Fredliness of it all....

^^^ Thanks for owning the Fredliness of it all. Sweet.
Forum: Commuting 01-06-15, 03:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,948
Posted By ftimw
I have not commuted anywhere else and I am...

I have not commuted anywhere else and I am partial to Savannah. But I haven't had any trouble living car free here. Some destinations can be a little difficult but with a little creativity I usually...
Forum: Commuting 12-30-14, 04:57 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,157
Posted By ftimw
Hats off to you guys. I can do heat, humidity,...

Hats off to you guys. I can do heat, humidity, rain, and dark. I try not to complain about the half dozen or so below freezing days we might have during the season. But snow? No. Simply, no. We still...
Forum: Commuting 12-11-14, 01:53 PM
Replies: 14,489
Views: 8,651,608
Posted By ftimw
Are those Soma Noah's Arc bars? Thinking about...

Are those Soma Noah's Arc bars? Thinking about those on my next one. How do you like them?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-30-14, 10:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By ftimw
Cable set was fine. In a sealed Shimano package....

Cable set was fine. In a sealed Shimano package. Rear cable surprisingly easy to replace. Now if I could find a replacement cover screw to replace the one I lost.:rolleyes:
Forum: Commuting 06-30-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,716
Posted By ftimw
I have well over 4k miles on my square taper UN??...

I have well over 4k miles on my square taper UN?? bb on my 2011 Specialized Sirrus. Just last week it started the (what I consider) tell tale "creaking" of being worn out. I ride in all weather. I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-27-14, 01:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By ftimw
Thanks all. I ordered a set. I cracked open the...

Thanks all. I ordered a set. I cracked open the cover and saw the head and confirmed the same shape. I'm glad I asked because I didn't take that into consideration. I was thinking about gauge and...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-25-14, 10:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 973
Posted By ftimw
Shifter cable question

Is this what I use to change the shifter cables on my Rapid Fire ef51 shifters? Thank you in advance for your help.
...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-29-14, 07:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By ftimw
I must admit that when I did my first century I...

I must admit that when I did my first century I did experience hot spots, I chalked it up to new shoes not broken in. But I don't remember any knee trouble. I may give the yellows a try again on a...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-28-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,005
Posted By ftimw
I was clueless about spd-sl cleats too. Used...

I was clueless about spd-sl cleats too. Used yellow for a short time. New shoes, new cleats. I got the blue. Have at least 500 or more miles on them. Why not blue?
Forum: Commuting 01-09-14, 09:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 922
Posted By ftimw
A bit on the smaller side, Tybee Island...

A bit on the smaller side, Tybee Island (http://www.tybeeisland.com/) is very bike friendly. It is isolated from the mainland and Savannah, but after all it is an island. Bike is the preferred mode...
Forum: Commuting 12-03-13, 09:29 PM
Replies: 14,489
Views: 8,651,608
Posted By ftimw
I have used edecals.com (http://www.edecals.com)...

I have used edecals.com (http://www.edecals.com) for some decals. they looked great and even sent extras. I was pretty impressed with their professionalism. I don't know about reflective, but I know...
Forum: Commuting 10-06-13, 11:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,699
Posted By ftimw
From what I've read and those that I have spoken...

From what I've read and those that I have spoken to, this bill is going nowhere.

BTW: For those of you with disparaging remarks regarding Georgia: If you stay out, we'll both be happy.
Forum: Commuting 09-16-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By ftimw
Oh. Ok, I can see that. Very cool.

Oh. Ok, I can see that. Very cool.
Forum: Commuting 09-15-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 779
Posted By ftimw
What is that in the rear rack area? Some kind of...

What is that in the rear rack area? Some kind of spoiler to keep traction for the awesome German downhills? Or is it really some kind of rack system?
Forum: Commuting 09-15-13, 05:17 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,884
Posted By ftimw
This is what I bought. And ordered these...

This is what I bought.

And ordered these twice:
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001CK2MV2/ref=oh_details_o05_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-10-13, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,851
Posted By ftimw
If you get this you could be riding while you...

If you get this you could be riding while you save up for the next one.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-09-13, 11:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,851
Posted By ftimw
I think this is what you have. ...

I think this is what you have.
http://www.bikepedia.com/quickbike/BikeSpecs.aspx?Year=2009&Brand=Trek&Model=7200&Type=bike#.Ui6o2X-Zb9A

FWIW- Seems like an ok deal to me. If it's comfortable to...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 06-09-13, 04:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,563
Posted By ftimw
You check your email with your phone. Click on...

You check your email with your phone. Click on the link in the email that you receive with your phone. Make sense?
Forum: Road Cycling 05-08-13, 06:14 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,099
Posted By ftimw
Well, ok then Betty. I am a little touchy about...

Well, ok then Betty. I am a little touchy about my bikes. They helped save my life from a debilitating illness. I tend to protect them like my children. So yes. Thanks for spelling it out too. All in...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-07-13, 07:39 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,099
Posted By ftimw
You know what, you just stepped over the line. I...

You know what, you just stepped over the line. I was ok with people calling me a dork, calling me FRED in what seemed to be a derogatory way, just generally making fun of me. So what. I asked for it...
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