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Forum: Living Car Free 04-16-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,502
Posted By lightning60
Our family owns two vehicles: 2005 Chrysler...

Our family owns two vehicles:

2005 Chrysler Town & Country Minivan
1960 Ford F-100 pickup

The minivan is my wife's daily driver. With three kids in tow (ages 6-2) she is hesitant to ride...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-16-14, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,147
Views: 67,066
Posted By lightning60
Yesterday I drove my wife's minivan to the...

Yesterday I drove my wife's minivan to the dealership for service, biked 3 miles to work, and then biked back at lunch to pick it up. The service guy at the dealership seemed confused that I didn't...
Forum: Commuting 12-05-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 993
Posted By lightning60
A video I watched on Youtube recounted how one...

A video I watched on Youtube recounted how one man in the UK had lots of problems with the ATF leaking out onto the brake disc after doing the oil bath. Have you had any leakage out of the hub?
Forum: Living Car Free 10-15-13, 04:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 680
Posted By lightning60
You guys will enjoy these ... Anti-Car Sauce Poster, etc.

http://postercabaret.com/gallery/bicycle-art.html

I can't decide which one (or ten) to get!
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 10-14-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 617
Posted By lightning60
Breezer Finesse Death Wobble

Here is my problem, as explained to the non-responsive info@breezerbikes.com:

Hello-

In May of this year I purchased a Breezer Finesse from an authorized dealer whose contact information I...
Forum: Commuting 05-06-13, 10:24 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 10,424
Posted By lightning60
:popcorn Best commuting topic EVER! The...

:popcorn Best commuting topic EVER! The suspense is killing me ;)
Forum: Mountain - Plains 03-17-13, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 821
Posted By lightning60
I know this is pretty far north, but I go from...

I know this is pretty far north, but I go from 900 East to 3200 West using 1700 South every day on my commute. I have been doing it for a year and have been really impressed with this route. I...
Forum: Hawaii and Pacific Islands Regional Forum 02-10-13, 10:26 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,901
Posted By lightning60
Anyone interested in joining me? - MTB down from Haleakala via Skyline Trail

Hello-

I will be visiting Maui on vacation from Feb 20 through March 5. I am planning on driving up to the summit on February 21 or 22 and then coming down on a MTB via the Skyline Trail.

Can...
Forum: Road Cycling 02-10-13, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 967
Posted By lightning60
Skyline trail

Bekologist, did you ever make it back for the skyline trail down to the coast? I fly out on the 20th and am contemplating the same route. Probably not fit enough to climb Haleakala on a road bike,...
Forum: Commuting 01-15-13, 11:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 3,035
Posted By lightning60
Coldest so far was this week here in Salt Lake...

Coldest so far was this week here in Salt Lake City, UT on my 6.5 mile commute. It was four degrees Fahrenheit when I left the house Monday morning. On top I was wearing a thermal baselayer,...
Forum: Commuting 01-01-13, 03:25 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,408
Posted By lightning60
Wanted to do a century over the holiday break to...

Wanted to do a century over the holiday break to get over the 2K mark, but a slipping freewheel made me hesitant to get too far from home.

NBikeCommuter(MN)____________________9191 (12733)
Silk...
Forum: Utility Cycling 12-28-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,369
Posted By lightning60
fattybikejones- Any further feedback on your...

fattybikejones-

Any further feedback on your Gravity Zilla? I am about to pull the trigger and am curious what you ended up doing about the Tektros. Did you upgrade to BB7s, or were you able to...
Forum: Commuting 11-28-12, 04:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,114
Posted By lightning60
I was wondering if there is an app that will run...

I was wondering if there is an app that will run a constant video buffer from your smartphone camera. I mount my iPhone to my handlebars and use as a cyclocomputer, would be nice if I could hit a...
Forum: Living Car Free 11-28-12, 12:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 909
Posted By lightning60
i...usedtoheartbacon- Keep those pedals...

i...usedtoheartbacon-

Keep those pedals spinning! When I was 26 I had an acute MI with two 100% blockages. I took up cycling to get the regular exercise recommended by my cardiologist, and then...
Forum: Commuting 09-06-12, 12:30 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,984
Posted By lightning60
Glad to hear that reflecting on this story could...

Glad to hear that reflecting on this story could change some future behavior. I consider myself a fairly level-headed fellow, but when put into a dangerous situation by a vehicle I do get angry...
Forum: Commuting 08-30-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 3,984
Posted By lightning60
Keep your cool if you want to live...

http://deadlinedetroit.com/articles/1725/bicyclist_dies_after_pickup_driver_shoots_him_during_confrontation_in_taylor
Forum: Commuting 08-24-12, 04:02 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,148
Posted By lightning60
Was riding to work in Bangalore, India and hit a...

Was riding to work in Bangalore, India and hit a dog right in the ribs. He had been snacking on some delicacies smeared into the road, looked up as I approached at 20 mph, and decided to head for...
Forum: Classic and Vintage Bicycles: What's it Worth? Appraisals and Inquiries 07-13-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,335
Posted By lightning60
Hercules Single Speed from India

I tried posting this in my local classifieds and, unsurprisingly, didn't get any responses. Photos and description are at the link below:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=20863988&cat=409...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-13-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,288
Posted By lightning60
Like this: ...

Like this:

http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=218&ad=20863988&cat=409

I bought a Hercules bicycle during my 10 month stint in Bangalore, India. Turns out it doesn't fit very well so I am trying...
Forum: Living Car Free 07-06-12, 01:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 685
Posted By lightning60
I ran into this same issue here in Salt Lake...

I ran into this same issue here in Salt Lake City, UT.

Option #1 (suggested by Roody)

"If the clothes are on hangers, I might cover them with a plastic garbage bag (right on the hangers). Then...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-25-12, 04:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,075
Posted By lightning60
That is excellent! I was impressed with my wife,...

That is excellent! I was impressed with my wife, we just went on a 6.5 mile ride with the kids and she is eight months pregnant. Riding to the hospital definitely tops our trip!
Forum: Commuting 05-17-12, 10:53 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,251
Posted By lightning60
I brush teeth at home, ride in to work, shower,...

I brush teeth at home, ride in to work, shower, and shave in the shower. It takes some time to get used to shaving without a mirror in front of you, but you get the hang of it. I guess I'm a less...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-16-12, 11:33 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,274
Posted By lightning60
Yesterday at the grocery store I came out and was...

Yesterday at the grocery store I came out and was complimented by a man standing outside holding his dogs, "Nice cross bike."

The bike for my car-light life is a 1988 Cannondale MTB, rigid fork,...
Forum: Commuting 05-11-12, 11:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,582
Posted By lightning60
Goofy-Looking Bike Gear

Today as I left the house for work, my wife commented on my outfit. I typically wear a long sleeve hi-vis yellow jacket, bike shorts, helmet and gloves.

"Somehow, when I see you in your bike gear...
Forum: Commuting 03-22-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,971
Posted By lightning60
Bern Macon in hi-vis yellow ...

Bern Macon in hi-vis yellow

http://www.bernunlimited.com/Products/Helmets/Macon?helmetType=Bike
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