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Forum: Commuting 11-23-13, 10:17 AM
Replies: 14,448
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Posted By elvez
I think the bike shop did that so they wouldn't...

I think the bike shop did that so they wouldn't scare off any potential Lonh Haul customers.
Forum: Commuting 11-22-13, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,646,314
Posted By elvez
Brand spanking new commuter bike, starting Monday:

Brand spanking new commuter bike, starting Monday:
Forum: Commuting 10-17-13, 07:20 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,870
Posted By elvez
Not on purpose.

Not on purpose.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-16-13, 07:09 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,670
Posted By elvez
Nice to know. Did they carry the 1" BMX stem...

Nice to know.
Did they carry the 1" BMX stem size (21.1) that long?
Thats an DK XL inverted stem on there from way back.
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-15-13, 06:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,670
Posted By elvez
Heres mine: Straight downtube,Threaded headset...

Heres mine: Straight downtube,Threaded headset sized BMX , near I can guess its mid 80s. Frame found by curb, spare parts rounded it out. I love it even though its a bit small for me.
Edited for...
Forum: Commuting 10-14-13, 04:10 PM
Replies: 14,448
Views: 8,646,314
Posted By elvez
Arkel seat rail rack and matching bag really...

Arkel seat rail rack and matching bag
really cool set up. Working great so far
Forum: Commuting 10-14-13, 11:42 AM
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Views: 8,646,314
Posted By elvez
345997New Commuter, my 20 yr old clunker suffered...

345997New Commuter, my 20 yr old clunker suffered catastrophic end.
I happen to be flush right now so I got a new bike!
First week of commuting has been fantastic.
Forum: Commuting 03-19-12, 06:21 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,419
Posted By elvez
I got my license the week gas top $1.40 a gallon...

I got my license the week gas top $1.40 a gallon Highest in history up to that point. You woulda thought the world was coming to an end. That was the same week I bought my big block Charger! :)
Forum: Commuting 03-14-12, 07:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,419
Posted By elvez
32 gallon tank, 11mpg! Lots of riding in my...

32 gallon tank, 11mpg! Lots of riding in my future.
Forum: Commuting 03-14-12, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By elvez
Much more on the Panasonic effort to cover the...

Much more on the Panasonic effort to cover the same distance. Even with gears. I really like it but it freaks me out how a single speed BMX bike is so much all around pleasurable experience. I think...
Forum: Commuting 03-13-12, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By elvez
commuting conundrum

why is this bike241225
so much easier to commute on
241226than this bike?

I would ride the cruiser everyday except for the having to wear a back pack.
Forum: Commuting 06-12-11, 08:14 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 16,485
Posted By elvez
we're looking at another summer of many many 100+...

we're looking at another summer of many many 100+ days this summer. 2009 we had 60 days of 100+ and it's hotter sooner this year. I discovered these and they work. I was gonna bail on commuting this...
Forum: Commuting 06-12-11, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,444
Posted By elvez
Her house, her rules. I wouldn't let my 16 ride...

Her house, her rules. I wouldn't let my 16 ride the three miles home from her pool job after dark thru a park (really) . It's not you she's worried about It's every one else. You aren't missing...
Forum: Commuting 01-31-11, 06:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 658
Posted By elvez
I was just like the OP. I saw ever commute as a...

I was just like the OP. I saw ever commute as a battle after a while. Always on edge, ready to explode at the slightest provocation.
I was ready to quit. Then I thought that the way I was riding was...
Forum: Commuting 01-16-11, 03:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,352
Posted By elvez
+1 on being in the present. Switching to...

+1 on being in the present.
Switching to pannys after 18 years of backpacks.
Looking down at hot chicks in their cars at stop lights.
Forum: Commuting 10-17-10, 12:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,162
Posted By elvez
My barrio has its own feel and flow. I usually...

My barrio has its own feel and flow. I usually know pretty quick if something is a bit off. You can tell by a vehicle's make or bling if it belongs to the neighborhood. A group where there is not...
Forum: Commuting 09-26-10, 07:11 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,536
Posted By elvez
Yep I am. It's not a crippling fear but it's the...

Yep I am. It's not a crippling fear but it's the activity I perform everyday that has the greatest potential to kill me. I see it as a forgone conclusion so Its not really a big fear anymore. I...
Forum: Commuting 09-26-10, 07:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 777
Posted By elvez
I thought this was gonna be about the first time...

I thought this was gonna be about the first time you throw your leg over your bike after having just mounted a rack and coming up short and catching your pkg on your seat.
Forum: Commuting 08-31-10, 04:13 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 597
Posted By elvez
You can eat chorizo and eggs before you ride in....

You can eat chorizo and eggs before you ride in. That would make it interesting.
Forum: Commuting 07-26-10, 07:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 615
Posted By elvez
That's a shame about the kid. I have noticed...

That's a shame about the kid. I have noticed that this summer (much more mild than last summer) even with proper hydration, if I get the slightest bit heat sick it tends to last into the next day,...
Forum: Commuting 07-24-10, 06:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,074
Posted By elvez
Nothing pisses off a honker, or road rage idiot...

Nothing pisses off a honker, or road rage idiot more than blowing them kisses, I have found.
Forum: Commuting 05-31-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 16,697
Posted By elvez
It helps a lot but I doubt it would be as fast as...

It helps a lot but I doubt it would be as fast as a road bike.
Forum: Commuting 05-07-10, 06:40 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,356
Posted By elvez
Anybody else find they seem to happen in cycles?...

Anybody else find they seem to happen in cycles? I'll go a year and a half then get 3 in the next two weeks.
Forum: Commuting 04-25-10, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,805
Posted By elvez
My Panasonic commuter has 2.25s and it reallt...

My Panasonic commuter has 2.25s and it reallt soaks up the bumps. I took them off my 26" BMX commuter and put 1.2 inch slicks on there. took almost 10 minutes off my commute. Now I ride that bike...
Forum: Commuting 04-25-10, 07:06 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 712
Posted By elvez
And the fine minds on San Antonio just wrote an...

And the fine minds on San Antonio just wrote an oedinace echoing the state law. To thier credit they did pass the 3 feet passing ordinance with the caveat that it must be witnessed by a police...
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