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Forum: Living Car Free 06-20-13, 11:14 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 14,541
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
I also put my panniers in shopping carts for...

I also put my panniers in shopping carts for stores with carts. Not only is it more convenient than carrying them through the store, but - as others have already noted - human beings tend to...
Forum: Living Car Free 09-10-12, 07:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,310
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
If the wood wasn't treated, and if you had a...

If the wood wasn't treated, and if you had a fireplace, and if it wasn't TOO rotten, then you could "recycle" the wood over the winter and burn it.
Forum: Commuting 04-17-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,113
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
If you want to make your bike look undesirable,...

If you want to make your bike look undesirable, I'm pretty sure you could use "rust paint" (ie, paint that is designed to look like rust). Although, how to most effectively apply it so it doesn't...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-13-12, 02:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,245
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Not that I would do this myself (I'd be taking a...

Not that I would do this myself (I'd be taking a more cautious route), but you could always take off the pedal on the side where your leg is broken and pedal strictly with your good leg (like this...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-13-12, 01:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,775
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
At first I thought this thread maybe had...

At first I thought this thread maybe had something to do with super bicycle commuters... 100-200 miles per day would be quite an impressive commute by bicycle!
Forum: Commuting 04-08-12, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,436
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Bored117(CA)__________________2377.3 (2888.0...

Bored117(CA)__________________2377.3 (2888.0 total)
MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120)
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________ 2050 (2781 total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________1973
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Commuting 04-08-12, 11:45 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,588
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
I think it's really cool that your boss of all...

I think it's really cool that your boss of all people is the understanding one. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Commuting 04-08-12, 02:16 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,011
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
I read the Sheldon Brown article sometime back in...

I read the Sheldon Brown article sometime back in highschool (http://sheldonbrown.com/brakturn.html for anyone who is interested) and since then have configured my bikes with the front brake on the...
Forum: Commuting 04-04-12, 12:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,331
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
This sounds like fun. We should make little...

This sounds like fun. We should make little achievement icons and put them in our signatures.
Forum: Commuting 04-04-12, 12:01 AM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,436
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120)
Bored117(CA)__________________2190.6 (2701.3 total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________1973
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________ 1965 (2603 total)
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Living Car Free 04-03-12, 02:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 635
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
It looks to me like the comments are Facebook...

It looks to me like the comments are Facebook based. Given that so many workplaces block Facebook, that is very probably what the issue is.

Regarding riding in rushhour traffic... depending on...
Forum: Commuting 04-03-12, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,436
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120) ...

MNBikeCommuter (MN)__________2202 (3120)
Bored117(CA)__________________2190.6 (2701.3 total)
silk (BC/CAN)__________________1973
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_____________ 1965 (2603 total)
buzzbee (CA)...
Forum: Commuting 03-14-12, 06:00 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,436
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Bored117(ca)__________1655 (2090.61 total) ...

Bored117(ca)__________1655 (2090.61 total)
mnbikecommuter (mn)___1616 (2324)
silk (bc/can)___________1563
jeffpoulin (fr/ch)________1421 (1843 total)
augustgarage (ca)______1305.3 (2306.6 total)...
Forum: Commuting 03-05-12, 11:30 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,834
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
@bluegoatwoods - Wow! That looks like you can...

@bluegoatwoods - Wow! That looks like you can haul some impressive sized loads on those racks!
@K'Tesh - I'm unclear as to how that attaches to the handlebars. Is it bungie-strapped on?...
Forum: Commuting 03-05-12, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,436
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Bored117(CA)__________1558.9 (1898.41 total) ...

Bored117(CA)__________1558.9 (1898.41 total)
MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1317 (1808)
Silk (BC/CAN)__________1265
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_______1254 (1649 total)
augustgarage (CA)______1181.1 (2020.3 total)...
Forum: Commuting 03-03-12, 08:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,834
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Show us your DIY Gear

So, when commuting by bike, there are often obstacles to overcome. Gear to haul, weather to adapt to, health problems to work around, sweat to wick away, repairs to be made, and so on. While many...
Forum: Commuting 03-03-12, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1,893
Views: 36,436
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Bored117(CA)__________1401.0 (1691.43 total) ...

Bored117(CA)__________1401.0 (1691.43 total)
MNBikeCommuter (MN)___1317 (1808)
Silk (BC/CAN)__________1265
JeffPoulin (FR/CH)_______1254 (1649 total)
augustgarage (CA)______1181.1 (2020.3 total)...
Forum: Western Canada 03-02-12, 11:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 914
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
I'm thinking I'll join the S'toon winter cycling...

I'm thinking I'll join the S'toon winter cycling crew a bit late in the game this year. I had been driving to and from work... but then I ran the numbers and realized that I was spending in excess of...
Forum: Commuting 09-17-11, 05:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 987
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Almost 2 years ago, I ordered a brand new Sturmey...

Almost 2 years ago, I ordered a brand new Sturmey Archer SRF3 from my LBS and had them build a 26" wheel up around it. As best as I can tell, the gearing on the SRF3 seems comparable to my old...
Forum: Western Canada 09-09-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
I believe I saw it on the sidewalk on the...

I believe I saw it on the sidewalk on the southeast corner of Broadway bridge, in case any Saskatoon cyclists want to see it first hand.
Forum: Western Canada 09-09-11, 07:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 567
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Walk Your Bike - Comical Saskatoon Grafiti

So, in Saskatoon many of our sidewalks in areas of the city with dense foot traffic have "Walk Your Bike" signs painted on the sidewalks. I was riding near Broadway Ave a number of weeks back, when I...
Forum: Commuting 08-08-11, 02:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Oh, I WISH we had a MEC in Saskatchewan. Sadly, I...

Oh, I WISH we had a MEC in Saskatchewan. Sadly, I would have to travel to either Manitoba or Alberta to find a MEC. But I think at this point I'll rig up a basket or a mount for my "man purse" (I...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-08-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 369
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
What I find is that often a bike performs a bit...

What I find is that often a bike performs a bit differently when adjusting it than when riding it. Why it does this I do not know. The place I would start is bringing out your top limiter a bit....
Forum: Commuting 08-08-11, 11:35 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
Excellent suggestion! This would solve much of my...

Excellent suggestion! This would solve much of my problem. Thank You!



Cool. I may have to see if I can find those anywhere.




Well, I will also look into those Vibram shoes, then.
Forum: Commuting 08-07-11, 07:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 933
Posted By Sir Lunch-a-lot
I LOVE the suggestion of a raincape (I had to...

I LOVE the suggestion of a raincape (I had to google it to see what it is, but now that I know...). In my experience riding in Saskatoon if it is raining a little bit, there is a good chance that it...
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