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Forum: Commuting 06-14-10, 04:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,350
Posted By KonradNYC
I also made my own panniers from army surplus...

I also made my own panniers from army surplus bags:
http://www.konradprojects.net/blog/uploaded_images/11-780483.jpg

I sewed on a piece of black webbing to the back of each bag so that I can...
Forum: Northeast 04-29-10, 05:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,239
Posted By KonradNYC
I can't believe people have recently replied to...

I can't believe people have recently replied to this 2-year old thread, but...

I never did get a Bronx cap. I did learn how to sew my own cycling caps and have become pretty good at it (though...
Forum: Northeast 01-25-10, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,935
Posted By KonradNYC
I've camped at Harriman State Park, but it was a...

I've camped at Harriman State Park, but it was a planned overnighter leaving from NYC, so I had reservations. It was last summer (2009) during the heatwave - it looked to me like there were some...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 03-18-09, 06:13 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,112
Posted By KonradNYC
My good friend moved from Brooklyn to Philly. He...

My good friend moved from Brooklyn to Philly. He said it's got it's ups & downs. He never thought he could live anywhere else but NYC, but now that he left, he feels like he could live anywhere. ...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 01-09-09, 06:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 626
Posted By KonradNYC
rather than painting the lugs, a really simple...

rather than painting the lugs, a really simple solution would be to outline them with a gold paint pen -- like the kind you can by at an arts & crafts store. no need for clear coat and you could...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 01-09-09, 07:57 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,313
Posted By KonradNYC
I recently started this challenge again as one of...

I recently started this challenge again as one of my New Year's resolutions. Last time, I did it for over 8 weeks, but I didn't come close to 100 consecutive push-ups. My biggest problem was being...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-18-08, 02:45 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 6,755
Posted By KonradNYC
I'm an artist, mainly sculpture and drawing, but...

I'm an artist, mainly sculpture and drawing, but occasionally video and digital prints. When I'm not in my studio, I'm cramming a full-time job into a part-time work week as a digital image...
Forum: Northeast 11-30-08, 03:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,409
Posted By KonradNYC
Don't know if this is still happening, but count...

Don't know if this is still happening, but count me out. I strained my hamstring and have been off the bike and going to physical therapy for a month now.
Forum: Touring 10-09-08, 10:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By KonradNYC
Sounds like fun. After you finish, would you...

Sounds like fun. After you finish, would you mind letting us know how it goes and posting your route, if possible? I'd like to ride to the Dogfish Head brewery one day.
Forum: Foo 10-07-08, 03:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By KonradNYC
something to do with your Chinese zodiac...

something to do with your Chinese zodiac sign...year of the horse, perhaps?
Forum: Foo 10-07-08, 03:15 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By KonradNYC
I like the word 朋友 (pengyou, pronounced:...

I like the word 朋友 (pengyou, pronounced: pung-yo).
It means friend. I often mix the word into English and refer to my friends as "my pengyou's."

Ex1: Hey, pengyou, how are you doing?
Ex2: ...
Forum: Foo 10-07-08, 03:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 966
Posted By KonradNYC
pgoat, can you explain your tattoo? my chinese...

pgoat, can you explain your tattoo? my chinese is very elementary.

it looks like these are the characters: 馬恋男

ma lian nan - what does that mean? hopefully there's a better meaning than the...
Forum: Touring 09-29-08, 10:17 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 351
Posted By KonradNYC
I probably shouldn't say, or else everyone will...

I probably shouldn't say, or else everyone will go and buy'em all up, but I've already got 7 pairs and that's plenty for now:

Target (W. 225th St.) sells Champion brand wicking boxer briefs for...
Forum: Commuting 09-20-08, 04:11 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,673
Posted By KonradNYC
New York City law: 34 RCNY 4-12(p)(3)...

New York City law:

34 RCNY 4-12(p)(3) Bicyclists may ride on either side of one-way roadways that are at least 40 feet wide.

One way avenues in Manhattan are at least 40 feet wide, so it is...
Forum: Touring 09-15-08, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,566
Posted By KonradNYC
Scraped them off my Surly Pacer with an old...

Scraped them off my Surly Pacer with an old credit card and a hair dryer. Came right off, no damage to the paint.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 09-15-08, 02:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 818
Posted By KonradNYC
Bumping this thread with an update and new...

Bumping this thread with an update and new question on the same problem...

5 weeks since getting the derailler hanger straightened and fixing my shifting problems, I've come to realize that the...
Forum: Commuting 09-04-08, 04:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 585
Posted By KonradNYC
don't have any specific brand suggestions, but if...

don't have any specific brand suggestions, but if you find pants that you like, you can attach your own loop
Forum: Northeast 09-04-08, 04:45 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,287
Posted By KonradNYC
Not for me. I'll be riding about 7 miles to the...

Not for me. I'll be riding about 7 miles to the start and 7 miles back home afterwards, so I should put in about 112 miles when all is said and done.
Forum: Northeast 09-04-08, 02:38 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 2,287
Posted By KonradNYC
I'm doing the 100. Already got my bib in the...

I'm doing the 100. Already got my bib in the mail and have a printout of the cue sheet courtesy of Scorer75.

I'm down to meet up at 111th St. & Malcolm X. What time will you guys be leaving...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-04-08, 12:09 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 798
Posted By KonradNYC
If the weather is good, I'm looking forward to...

If the weather is good, I'm looking forward to putting 100 consecutive miles on my relatively new Surly Pacer, which hasn't seen more than 30 consecutive miles yet. If it's gonna rain, I'll take my...
Forum: Foo 09-04-08, 08:59 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 2,311
Posted By KonradNYC
International Friends...

International Friends (http://www.myspace.com/internationalfriends)

Boris (http://homepage1.nifty.com/boris/top.html)
Forum: Northeast 08-27-08, 01:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By KonradNYC
It can definitely be done. When you get to fence...

It can definitely be done. When you get to fence at 84th st. at the end alongside of Carl Shurz Park you do not have leave the greenway and go out onto East End Ave. There is an opening in the...
Forum: Northeast 08-27-08, 11:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 561
Posted By KonradNYC
If you really want to go to the northernmost tip...

If you really want to go to the northernmost tip of Manhattan, you'll find yourself crossing the Broadway Bridge which lets out in Marble Hill and riding up to West 230th St., which appears to be in...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 08-25-08, 09:11 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 14,313
Posted By KonradNYC
I haven't reported in a while. I did the program...

I haven't reported in a while. I did the program for 8 weeks (repeating week 5 and then going back to week 5 again after finishing week 6). I didn't feel like I was making any more significant...
Forum: Touring 08-22-08, 02:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By KonradNYC
The Surly is big & heavy, but if you're looking...

The Surly is big & heavy, but if you're looking for a platform with low rider mount rails (and a black finish as well), I don't know of any other alternatives.

I've been using Surly front & rear...
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