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Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-26-10, 08:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 508
Posted By boilermaker1
You're making too much of this; it's just riding...

You're making too much of this; it's just riding a bike. Most people haven't needed assistance with that since the age of what, 4 or 5 years old?
Forum: Recumbent 07-28-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,367
Posted By boilermaker1
How prissy.

How prissy.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-28-10, 02:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 349
Posted By boilermaker1
Try dark safety glasses. Cheap, reliable and come...

Try dark safety glasses. Cheap, reliable and come in many styles.

http://www.safetyglassesusa.com/made-in-usa.html
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-21-10, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By boilermaker1
Indeed Dan. I took the bike in today; the...

Indeed Dan. I took the bike in today; the mechanic tightened the cable and now it's shifting fine.

Thanks for the replies folks.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-20-10, 02:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By boilermaker1
DMF---The bike is new. I'm gonna take it to the...

DMF---The bike is new. I'm gonna take it to the dealer tomorrow and have him get things properly adjusted (if they aren't already) and go from there.

Thanks
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 06-19-10, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 324
Posted By boilermaker1
Shifting Problems with base level Shimano gear

I recently bought a 7 speed Biria bike with base model Shimano "Tourney" derailer and Revo "twist" shifter. This setup isn't very precise and often I have to "jiggle" the shifter to get proper...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-19-10, 10:46 AM
Replies: 1,064
Views: 25,187
Posted By boilermaker1
In heavy duty commercial and industrial...

In heavy duty commercial and industrial construction stuff is often falling-----spud wrenches, fire, come-alongs, shackles, planks, hammers, nuts and bolts, welding rods, wedges....you name it. That...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-19-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By boilermaker1
The worst thing about riding on the handlebars...

The worst thing about riding on the handlebars was when the bike's driver would hit the brakes and "launch" you.

You could also ride on the crossbar or tank but that looked kind of "femmy".
Forum: Hybrid Bicycles 06-15-10, 08:58 PM
Replies: 6,498
Views: 1,646,598
Posted By boilermaker1
My wife and I got these things yesterday. Are...

My wife and I got these things yesterday. Are they hybrids? If not just what in the Hell are they, besides quite useful I mean. ;)
...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-15-10, 08:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,457
Posted By boilermaker1
Handlebar riding

When my kids ride other kids on the handlebars should I insist the handlebar rider wear a helmet?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-15-10, 04:07 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,088
Posted By boilermaker1
This makes a good case for pedestrians wearing...

This makes a good case for pedestrians wearing helmets. If only one life is saved.......blah, blah, blah.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 06-15-10, 10:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 378
Posted By boilermaker1
Evidently it is.

Evidently it is.
Forum: Commuting 06-14-10, 08:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,875
Posted By boilermaker1
I'm retired, worked out of the hall for 35 years....

I'm retired, worked out of the hall for 35 years. I come back once in awhile when the hall is empty; just worked at Fisk for one of my sons.
Forum: Commuting 06-14-10, 11:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,875
Posted By boilermaker1
I live in a neighborhood with a great deal of...

I live in a neighborhood with a great deal of bike traffic and from my balcony have a view of the intersection of 14th and Indiana which is a 4-way stop. I often watch the intersection while enjoying...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-03-07, 01:14 PM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 144,084
Posted By boilermaker1
LOL

LOL
Forum: Commuting 09-01-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,284
Posted By boilermaker1
At UC one shouldn't be judgemental about...

At UC one shouldn't be judgemental about alternate lifestyles that involve bicycle theft; theft is a choice and just because you choose not to steal doesn't give you the right to look down on those...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 09-01-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By boilermaker1
"We met up at Turtle Boy during a protest against...

"We met up at Turtle Boy during a protest against Bank of America funding coal mining and then took to the streets. "


What do you have against coal miners?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-28-07, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,020
Posted By boilermaker1
Art---Wicking shirts allow businessmen to turn...

Art---Wicking shirts allow businessmen to turn simple clothing into "gear". Thus they prey on the penchant of people to be "into" things rather than simply doing things.
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 08-28-07, 01:24 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,908
Posted By boilermaker1
I wear a linen "newsboy" cap. It protects the top...

I wear a linen "newsboy" cap. It protects the top of the ears.

http://www.dadshats.com/capsmal1.html
Forum: Commuting 08-27-07, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 290
Posted By boilermaker1
35 years in the building trades in Chicago I saw...

35 years in the building trades in Chicago I saw two, count 'em, two fellas take bikes to work. You get plenty of exercise doing your job. Who feels like a bike ride after 10 hours with the tools on...
Forum: Commuting 08-27-07, 10:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By boilermaker1
Though I've a drawer full of safety glasses when...

Though I've a drawer full of safety glasses when I'm out riding (or just out) I wear old-school Ray-Ban Wayfarers or Persols. Just because they look so damned cool.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 08-25-07, 07:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 586
Posted By boilermaker1
Yes, the shorter days are depressing. Makes one...

Yes, the shorter days are depressing. Makes one think of the inevitability of death; how much longer do I have, will I be a vegatable, what was that little pain in my leg today; bad circulation,...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-07, 07:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 816
Posted By boilermaker1
http://www.safetyglassesusa.com/index.html ...

http://www.safetyglassesusa.com/index.html


You'll probably find something that suits you here. Safety glasses are cheap and functional and even come in rooty-kazootey sports styles. Many have...
Forum: Commuting 08-25-07, 07:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,407
Posted By boilermaker1
He probably heard it on the Cartoon Network.

He probably heard it on the Cartoon Network.
Forum: Commuting 08-24-07, 06:16 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,407
Posted By boilermaker1
That's because you'd never really punch a man but...

That's because you'd never really punch a man but probably would punch a woman.
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