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Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 09-03-09, 11:26 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,433
Posted By TexasEdit
Definitely gloves ... bike feels strange when I...

Definitely gloves ... bike feels strange when I don't wear them.
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-27-09, 10:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,347
Posted By TexasEdit
I agree with this ... but it sure seems...

I agree with this ... but it sure seems counter-intuitive ... it would seem that riders would be more likely to lay down or lean a cheaper bike ... I would think if you put some real coin into your...
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 08-27-09, 03:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,667
Posted By TexasEdit
OK ... so I've been away from the forums for...

OK ... so I've been away from the forums for awhile because life got a little crazy -- your wife having twins will do that to a family ... and when I get back there's a Hybrid forum????? ... All I...
Forum: Commuting 10-10-08, 08:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,007
Posted By TexasEdit
I am a 20-mile rt commuter whose daily driver is...

I am a 20-mile rt commuter whose daily driver is a Giant Cyprus; at times I've put areo bars on the riser handlebars because it is comfortable; I bungee cord my backpack with my work clothes to my...
Forum: Commuting 08-01-08, 05:29 PM
Replies: 14,449
Views: 8,647,449
Posted By TexasEdit
The bike looks AWESOME!

The bike looks AWESOME!
Forum: Commuting 08-01-08, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 392
Posted By TexasEdit
I really wish that Schwinn came in my size

I really wish that Schwinn came in my size
Forum: Commuting 07-30-08, 08:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,074
Posted By TexasEdit
I have been commuting off and on (20 miles RT) on...

I have been commuting off and on (20 miles RT) on a Cypress for three years or so. I've been pretty consistent at least four days a week the past year.

The Pros: The bike is comfortable and easy...
Forum: Commuting 07-23-08, 12:03 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,043
Posted By TexasEdit
Hey, if it wasn't for Bicycle where would the...

Hey, if it wasn't for Bicycle where would the Style Guy - or Style Guru, or Super Style, or Style Swish or whatever his name is - work?
Forum: Commuting 07-15-08, 06:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By TexasEdit
Performance Bikes only have it in small and medium

Performance Bikes only have it in small and medium
Forum: Commuting 07-11-08, 09:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,326
Posted By TexasEdit
You guys have bike lanes!!!!! You guys...

You guys have bike lanes!!!!!



You guys have shoulders!!!!!!
Forum: Commuting 07-11-08, 08:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,750
Posted By TexasEdit
It isn't everything you are looking for, but...

It isn't everything you are looking for, but check out the Jamis Commuter 4 (jamisbikes.com)
Forum: Commuting 07-04-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,026
Posted By TexasEdit
Absolutely go to Craigslist .... as a test I just...

Absolutely go to Craigslist .... as a test I just went to the local craigslist in Dallas and found a handful of bikes for under $200 that would fit the bill for you.
Forum: Commuting 07-04-08, 12:11 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,764
Posted By TexasEdit
What EXACTLY is a Fred and is it something I want...

What EXACTLY is a Fred and is it something I want to aspire to?
Forum: Commuting 07-04-08, 11:46 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 23,834
Posted By TexasEdit
All hipsters are dorks Not all dorks are...

All hipsters are dorks

Not all dorks are hipsters

Fred rules all.
Forum: Commuting 07-02-08, 09:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,209
Posted By TexasEdit
Beautiful ... I knew I felt a disturbance in the...

Beautiful ... I knew I felt a disturbance in the force in Texas
Forum: Commuting 07-02-08, 08:04 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,209
Posted By TexasEdit
I am a Democrat Yankee former Catholic Southern...

I am a Democrat Yankee former Catholic Southern Baptist Sunday School teacher living in East Texas.

I am a liberal newspaper editor working in a Republican rural town with one stop light where...
Forum: Commuting 06-20-08, 07:21 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,865
Posted By TexasEdit
I'm a yankee living in rural Texas riding a bike...

I'm a yankee living in rural Texas riding a bike at least 20 miles a day with a backpack bungee corded to the rack ... I don't do the lycra thing, but I do wear a helmet ... sometimes as the pickups...
Forum: Commuting 06-13-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,095
Posted By TexasEdit
Was telling my wife about this thread and about...

Was telling my wife about this thread and about the fact that I'm a Fred (the positive connotation, at least in my mind), and she said: "Of course, you're a blue collar biker."

So there's my...
Forum: Commuting 06-13-08, 03:37 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,095
Posted By TexasEdit
No downtube shifters .... but I have barends! I...

No downtube shifters .... but I have barends! I also have a rack to which I bungee cord a backpack ... I just have to make sure I don't move the lights when I do it.

And don't forget the mirror on...
Forum: Commuting 06-07-08, 10:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,052
Posted By TexasEdit
I actually ran a an inexpensive set of aero bars...

I actually ran a an inexpensive set of aero bars on my Giant Cyprus ... not for getting in an aero position so much (although I could do that on occassion), but to give me added hand positions like...
Forum: Commuting 06-06-08, 06:16 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,938
Posted By TexasEdit
Dang ... I hate those freakin' show off commuters...

Dang ... I hate those freakin' show off commuters ... were you listening to an IPOD? That would really put him in his place!
Forum: Commuting 05-31-08, 09:30 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,425
Posted By TexasEdit
If you can afford $1,200 then it is not too much...

If you can afford $1,200 then it is not too much money.

I would suggest looking at the cyclocross and touring models. You are a big guy (me too) and those models will probably take the strain...
Forum: Commuting 05-31-08, 09:13 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,619
Posted By TexasEdit
Thank you for pegging exactly what I was trying...

Thank you for pegging exactly what I was trying to say. I do a 9 mile commute one way with one stop sign, no traffic lights, and sometimes what I am letting pass by is an 18-wheeler traveling down a...
Forum: Commuting 05-31-08, 02:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,619
Posted By TexasEdit
I certainly believe you are a considerate person,...

I certainly believe you are a considerate person, Jeff. From reading these forums and just looking around me when I'm riding I realize I commute in a different environment than most people. I was...
Forum: Commuting 05-31-08, 02:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,619
Posted By TexasEdit
If I were only able to go 15 MPH in a car, I...

If I were only able to go 15 MPH in a car, I would move over as far as I safely could. Why should I do differently if I'm on a bike? It just happens I can safely go farther to the right while on my...
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