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Forum: General Cycling Discussion 09-23-15, 02:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 388
Posted By JusticeZero
Part I don't know the name for

You have handlebars that do crazy pretzel curves, you have to mount lights and stuff, you bolt a crossbar across the handlebar, what is that part called and where to get one?
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-16-15, 01:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,013
Posted By JusticeZero
Back flat basket recommendations?

The other half is commuting between work and class now and carrying a heavy backpack with laptop, books, etc. etc. Right now we have a rear rack, but it won't hold the bag. A decent sized front wire...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-19-15, 12:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Yeah, I don't know. The whole household has...

Yeah, I don't know. The whole household has painfully low income. I can't easily increase my part without making being here in the first place irrelevant.
Forum: Living Car Free 03-18-15, 06:24 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Between the two, yes.Taxi service is sketchy...

Between the two, yes.Taxi service is sketchy around here. There's lots of taxis, and they are all reckless and insane. I'd rather be in traffic when a high school lets out than near a bunch of...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-18-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Everything WE need to go to is a short bike ride...

Everything WE need to go to is a short bike ride away, maybe with a bus. I refuse to get a car because not only is it very expensive but I don't have medical insurance to pay for the blood pressure...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-18-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Nope. those things are stupidly spendy and...

Nope. those things are stupidly spendy and completely unnecessary for day to day living. Also, every time I have to drive somewhere I feel like screaming at people afterward. How people put up with...
Forum: Living Car Free 03-18-15, 03:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Two poor student grandparents and a precariat...

Two poor student grandparents and a precariat single mother-to-be who doesn't have a drivers licence. Not the greatest financial situation. No relatives locally. All adding up to the "unfortunately".
Forum: Living Car Free 03-17-15, 01:06 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Yes. Comfortable temperature, glass-flat...

Yes. Comfortable temperature, glass-flat topography, very bumpy roads. We use bike and bus.
Forum: Living Car Free 03-17-15, 12:04 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,687
Posted By JusticeZero
Babies?

Someone in the family has gotten pregnant, to our annoyance. What are the preferred options for carfree living with infants right now?
Forum: Living Car Free 12-09-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 6,999
Posted By JusticeZero
It's an attack from certain oil producing nations...

It's an attack from certain oil producing nations who are dumping their stockpiles on the market and selling dirt cheap at great cost to themself, because they feel they can survive the consequences...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-06-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By JusticeZero
Oh, I know i'm not going to find any easy lists....

Oh, I know i'm not going to find any easy lists. Any approach will be fairly scattergun; I just need to be a bit more picky with where i'm aiming so that I get a higher proportion to work with than...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-06-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By JusticeZero
*American, *living inside the borders of a...

*American,
*living inside the borders of a Metropolitan Statistical Area,
*moved within past 12 months,
*income equivalent to peers who are not zero car households.
Either:
--A: owned a car...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-06-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By JusticeZero
It's doctoral research, and I *know* carfree...

It's doctoral research, and I *know* carfree aren't easy to find - that's why i'm trying to find populations that will at least hit them more densely. Read the travel literature and most of it just...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-05-14, 10:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By JusticeZero
Car-free. Not necessarily cyclists. (Actually, if...

Car-free. Not necessarily cyclists. (Actually, if I get mostly cyclists, there's something horribly wrong with my data. Cyclist carfree people are rare among the carfree, by trip.) The methods are a...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-05-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By JusticeZero
That's a how, I need to find out how to target...

That's a how, I need to find out how to target the who before I can do anything with the how. Without trying to raise money to mail everybody in the country a series of letters, anyways. (The budget...
Forum: Living Car Free 12-05-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 794
Posted By JusticeZero
Research trouble - finding CF conversions to/from

Trying to do some needed research on CF types, having a bit of a headache with some methods.
I'm looking at focusing on people who have become CF at about the same time as moving, or people who have...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By JusticeZero
Well, they haven't tried to charge me or sell me...

Well, they haven't tried to charge me or sell me a new wheel, so I don't blame greed. I'll stop in in the morning and see what tools they were trying to use.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-14, 03:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By JusticeZero
Okay, well, my LBS can't get enough torque to get...

Okay, well, my LBS can't get enough torque to get it off, so what should I do?
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-14-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,368
Posted By JusticeZero
Freewheel too tight to remove?

On the 4 year old or so Trek Navigator 3, one of the spokes finally wore out. When we went to get it fixed, the shop reported that the freewheel is apparently too tight to remove, even after applying...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-20-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 941
Posted By JusticeZero
"Taxi" bike?

As it turns out, one of the most common things I have to do is to go meet up with a family member and give them a lift home, or to bring them somewhere they have a ride home from. Weight is a non...
Forum: Living Car Free 05-03-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,803
Posted By JusticeZero
I do most of my shopping at Costco by bicycle, so...

I do most of my shopping at Costco by bicycle, so I think the issue is that people just aren't aware of the options for utility bicycles. Mine is a basic single speed Sun Atlas with ginourmous...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-05-13, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By JusticeZero
Oddly, campus police reports that they do not...

Oddly, campus police reports that they do not have any tool to remove the lock.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 11-01-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 501
Posted By JusticeZero
Cheap best way to cut a cheap lock?

Friend of mine has been bike commuting around campus. I told her to get a good U lock instead of a cheap cable lock. She decided to use both. She called to ask for help because the cable lock is...
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-29-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,966
Posted By JusticeZero
As with everything in a bike shop, "on a rainy...

As with everything in a bike shop, "on a rainy and miserable day".
Forum: Beach Cruisers 10-29-13, 06:39 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,966
Posted By JusticeZero
1: They're snow tires, for bicycle racing on...

1: They're snow tires, for bicycle racing on fresh snow.
2: A little bit, mostly when you deal with hills or wind in either direction.
There are also cruisers with gears, either internal hub or...
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