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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 01-06-10, 11:17 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,977
Posted By obstacle
This bike was not fixed either. It was (is) a fun...

This bike was not fixed either. It was (is) a fun ride and looks great on his wall now-a-days (now that his ass cancer is gone).
Forum: Northeast 11-17-09, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 456
Posted By obstacle
Where in this day and age do you even get the...

Where in this day and age do you even get the idea that you could bring a bike, folding or not, into anywhere? There are stupid questions and then there is the one you just asked. Use your head.
Forum: Northeast 11-17-09, 10:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,204
Posted By obstacle
"best bike shops" and "NYC" don't go together....

"best bike shops" and "NYC" don't go together. All bike shops in NYC are fail. Don't waste your time. Use the internet.
Forum: Northeast 11-10-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 555
Posted By obstacle
Park closes at 1am (and NYPD is diligent about...

Park closes at 1am (and NYPD is diligent about getting everyone out), so "Midnight Ride" should be more like "evening ride".

As one who does 99% of their weekly mileage (on bike and foot for the...
Forum: Northeast 09-10-09, 12:42 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,529
Posted By obstacle
But we have bike lanes and are much smaller on...

But we have bike lanes and are much smaller on the street. Yes, there are many cyclists that break traffic laws, but generally they aren't 5' wide and riding 4 abreast. Not to mention most cyclists...
Forum: Northeast 09-10-09, 11:11 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,529
Posted By obstacle
I'll one up you. How about a regulation banning...

I'll one up you. How about a regulation banning those damn things from city streets, period. I'm all for greening up NYC but the people peddling those pedicabs are 99% of the time NOT cyclists and...
Forum: Northeast 09-10-09, 10:24 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,529
Posted By obstacle
For the past 5 years I've done 90% of my training...

For the past 5 years I've done 90% of my training (bike and on foot) in Central Park, usually between 9-Midnight, year round. It's wonderful because NO ONE IS THERE and it's empty and all mine which...
Forum: Northeast 09-10-09, 08:35 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,529
Posted By obstacle
I should say I also only run/ride at night when...

I should say I also only run/ride at night when the park is closed to traffic. I won't set foot in the park to train when it's open to traffic or during daylight hours. The human debris and weekend...
Forum: Northeast 09-03-09, 02:18 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 21,145
Posted By obstacle
But, but...bikes don't belong on pedestrian paths...

But, but...bikes don't belong on pedestrian paths in the park...
Forum: Northeast 09-03-09, 01:38 PM
Replies: 495
Views: 21,145
Posted By obstacle
7-10mph average? Goodness. My runs are faster...

7-10mph average? Goodness. My runs are faster than that (and I'm slow). That sure is a flower watching experience and far different than the hammerfests I'm accustomed too on group rides.

Sounds...
Forum: Northeast 09-03-09, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,529
Posted By obstacle
If I see someone coming at me the wrong way, in a...

If I see someone coming at me the wrong way, in a bike lane or otherwise, I don't move. I give those idiots no quarter. If anything I'll move over to push them into traffic so maybe they will have a...
Forum: Northeast 09-03-09, 10:16 AM
Replies: 495
Views: 21,145
Posted By obstacle
There isn't a single part of the main loop in...

There isn't a single part of the main loop in Central Park that you need a headlight for (and you aren't supposed to be riding on any of the paths off the loop). In fact the only area that was...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-28-09, 08:24 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By obstacle
I appreciate that.

I appreciate that.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-27-09, 05:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By obstacle
Why? So you can turn it into another piece of...

Why? So you can turn it into another piece of crap? You don't deserve a frame like that my friend. You barely deserve the one you have already destroyed.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-27-09, 08:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By obstacle
All services a good mechanic (at a shop or not)...

All services a good mechanic (at a shop or not) can do.

As far as shops organizing parties...not my thing. As far as shops sponsoring racers... all I can say is whenever I see some ****** in his...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-27-09, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,366,923
Posted By obstacle
Oh, I think this isn't a joke and I love two...

Oh, I think this isn't a joke and I love two things about this video;

1) It's mostly featuring a bunch of dudes sitting at a table eating biscuits in sunglasses trying to look cool but failing...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-26-09, 03:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By obstacle
The bookstore example doesn't work here. All...

The bookstore example doesn't work here. All major brick-and-motor bookstore (media stores) are doomed by digital downloads. They should have seen that coming long ago.

Bikes are physical things,...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-26-09, 02:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By obstacle
If you like your local shop great. Lucky you. If...

If you like your local shop great. Lucky you. If your local shops all have pros/cons they you know where to go for what. All the online shops have the same deal. I know where to go for what.

I...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-26-09, 01:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,611
Posted By obstacle
I'm actually trying not to be snarky by saying...

I'm actually trying not to be snarky by saying this, but....

All bike shops = fail, especially in NYC.

Buy online. Don't support locals who jack up prices because they sell a product that can...
Forum: Northeast 08-26-09, 09:34 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 22,375
Posted By obstacle
And this is why one never goes near Central Park,...

And this is why one never goes near Central Park, Prospect Park, West-side bikepath or any other public area on a bike during daylight hours on a weekend.

Unless of course you like going 9mph and...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-25-09, 10:59 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,311
Posted By obstacle
I LOL'd

I LOL'd
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-25-09, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,366,923
Posted By obstacle
Seriously, every time I look at that bike I find...

Seriously, every time I look at that bike I find more things wrong with it, ridiculous with it or flat out funny about it. It's hitting on all angles...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 08-25-09, 01:29 PM
Replies: 14,057
Views: 1,366,923
Posted By obstacle
http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=113786&d=1249859571

Had to be done.
Forum: Northeast 08-07-09, 11:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 448
Posted By obstacle
Ya, you don't loose much, .4 miles by my...

Ya, you don't loose much, .4 miles by my computer...but you don't climb and if you just want to spin it works out. Raccoons you see everywhere in the park now.

I mis-judged the paver's progress....
Forum: Living Car Free 08-06-09, 01:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,325
Posted By obstacle
Ok, let me ask this. So why be car free? What is...

Ok, let me ask this. So why be car free? What is it doing for you? Saving you money? Are you saving the environment? Are you living more simply?
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