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Forum: Utility Cycling 01-18-12, 05:46 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 226,009
Posted By dan42
Singlespeed92, I have been enjoying mine. I use...

Singlespeed92, I have been enjoying mine. I use it more than I thought I would! I also picked up a "tuff box" at homedepot for $13.00 and just strap it down to the bed of the trailer for hauling...
Forum: Commuting 01-08-12, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 393
Posted By dan42
Yes, please repost the pics! I think alot of...

Yes, please repost the pics! I think alot of people underestimate the abilities of bikes such as Next and Magnas, especially in the hands of people that can work on them and are willing to give them...
Forum: Commuting 01-07-12, 05:02 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,647
Posted By dan42
I have an orange Gravity Zilla and the paint was...

I have an orange Gravity Zilla and the paint was peeling/flaking right out of the box......BikesDirect squared me up and I am happy with their customer service, but if I lived in Canada I may be...
Forum: Commuting 01-06-12, 05:40 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,674,050
Posted By dan42
Yeah it is the Gravity Zilla. It rides nice on...

Yeah it is the Gravity Zilla. It rides nice on the road, smoother than my roadbike and quicker than my mountain bike. I can feel the extra resistance of the semi-knobby tires compared to my road bike...
Forum: Commuting 01-04-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 14,491
Views: 8,674,050
Posted By dan42
My new commuter! I also picked up a child trailer...

My new commuter! I also picked up a child trailer and turned it into a flatbed. This is the trailers first haul.
http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy48/dan42_2009/trailer015.jpg
Forum: Commuting 01-03-12, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 455
Posted By dan42
Excellent!!!! Another bike commuter to add to the...

Excellent!!!! Another bike commuter to add to the ranks. Keep us updated and be sure to post pics of your new bike!
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-03-12, 06:56 PM
Replies: 661
Views: 226,009
Posted By dan42
I found a deal on craigslist for a instep trailer...

I found a deal on craigslist for a instep trailer and converted it to a flat bed.
http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy48/dan42_2009/trailer004.jpg...
Forum: Utility Cycling 01-03-12, 06:28 PM
Replies: 1,027
Views: 122,323
Posted By dan42
Hauling the tree to the tree graveyard! ...

Hauling the tree to the tree graveyard!
http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy48/dan42_2009/trailer015.jpg
Forum: Commuting 12-29-11, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 720
Posted By dan42
Seat post mounted racks usually have a lower...

Seat post mounted racks usually have a lower weight limit than frame mounted racks. Mine is rated at 20#, I think most standard racks are rated at 40#. A milk crate weighs 3# and a usual trunk bag...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 12-20-11, 05:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,173
Posted By dan42
Congrats on the light! I use to use a maglight...

Congrats on the light! I use to use a maglight clamped to my handle bars then finally splurged on a magicshine....I nearly peed myself I was so excited. The difference in light was substantial. I am...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 12-10-11, 06:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,303
Posted By dan42
The Magicshine light is the biggest bang for the...

The Magicshine light is the biggest bang for the buck that I know of, it's what I use. Alot of people use flashlights with purpose made handlebar mounts and this may be a cheaper way to go....check...
Forum: Southeast 12-01-11, 07:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 943
Posted By dan42
There are no sidewalks in the south because the...

There are no sidewalks in the south because the majority of the people in the south are fat, lazy, ********.
Forum: Commuting 12-01-11, 09:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,388
Posted By dan42
That is a great way to describe it! There is a...

That is a great way to describe it! There is a section on my commute where I have to begin to herd cars to make a left.....To the O.P.: TAKE THE LANE! Always try and control the traffic around you by...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 11-30-11, 07:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,945
Posted By dan42
Any chance you could post some pics of your bike?...

Any chance you could post some pics of your bike? I am trying to decide between the black or orange one...any updates on how it rides? Thanks!
Forum: Commuting 05-02-11, 06:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,984
Posted By dan42
I have a Volpe and I love it,love it,love it! I...

I have a Volpe and I love it,love it,love it! I have tried to ride others but they never seem to offer what my Volpe can. The Volpe is a cross between a touring bike and cross bike. I have taken it...
Forum: Commuting 04-17-11, 06:07 AM
Replies: 315
Views: 26,207
Posted By dan42
I do not think a bike freindly route exists in my...

I do not think a bike freindly route exists in my neck of the woods ( Canton, GA ). Most of the drivers around here are, for the most part, not trying to run me over and that is alot better than most...
Forum: Commuting 04-16-11, 05:44 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 26,207
Posted By dan42
A few pics of my commute home the other day. ...

A few pics of my commute home the other day.
http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy48/dan42_2009/IMG_0271.jpg

http://i776.photobucket.com/albums/yy48/dan42_2009/IMG_0273.jpg
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Forum: Great Lakes 01-14-11, 06:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By dan42
I ride a 57ish cm road bike or a 18-20"...

I ride a 57ish cm road bike or a 18-20" mountainbike.
Unfortunately my schedule is going to be pretty cramped due to work but I am hoping to get a ride in. I have never been to Wisconsin and want...
Forum: Great Lakes 01-14-11, 04:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By dan42
Arcadia, Wisconsin

I am going to be in Arcadia for a few days next week and was wondering if there are any trails and a place to rent a bike. I would atleast like to ride around the town if possible. Is anyone familiar...
Forum: Commuting 10-29-10, 05:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 545
Posted By dan42
Don't let your guard down!

I was riding to work this morning, going down the same roads, avoiding the same potholes and I stopped at the same stop sign and watched the cars go by. I patiently waited for the traffic to clear so...
Forum: Commuting 10-23-10, 06:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 692
Posted By dan42
That happens all the time around here. It is...

That happens all the time around here. It is especially bad if there are two left turn lanes for the people turning. I dont think the drivers are trying to save time, they are just bad drivers who...
Forum: Commuting 10-22-10, 04:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 513
Posted By dan42
Thanks for those links. I had never heard about...

Thanks for those links. I had never heard about the affiliations of the secretary of defense before. I was also told it was due to national defense reasons, now I know the other motives behind the...
Forum: Commuting 10-16-10, 06:11 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,642
Posted By dan42
I recently got the magicshine tailight and it is...

I recently got the magicshine tailight and it is much brighter than my pbsf. It does have a battery pack you have to lug around though.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-10-10, 09:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 307
Posted By dan42
IGH gear ratio help.

I am considering getting this bike:
http://bikesdirect.com/products/mercier/kilott_wt5.htm

I am trying to figure out what the gearing will be like so I visited Sheldon Browns site and used the...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 10-08-10, 03:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By dan42
I used a couple of old reflector mounts and a...

I used a couple of old reflector mounts and a piece of PVC pipe. I spray painted the PVC pipe to give it a little class, unfortunately it just looks like yellow PVC now.
...
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