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Forum: Classic & Vintage 08-08-15, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1,805
Views: 444,214
Posted By Fizzaly
Picked this guy up from a coworker for 40$ today,...

Picked this guy up from a coworker for 40$ today, its all original including tires which are surprisingly in good shape. Not sure on the year but assuming early 80's, I believe these were low end...
Forum: Commuting 01-31-15, 09:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 10,154
Posted By Fizzaly
In all her steel pride and glory, sadly I just...

In all her steel pride and glory, sadly I just traded her last week for some parts...

http://i.imgur.com/Y9T2PoV.jpg
Forum: Commuting 12-30-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,252
Posted By Fizzaly
I bought a new house that drastically cut my...

I bought a new house that drastically cut my commute down, don't get me wrong I love riding my bike to work but I just got sick of 12 miles each way. I tend to work long shifts and I'm usually on my...
Forum: Commuting 12-29-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,158
Posted By Fizzaly
I'll give ya the staying light longer, but like...

I'll give ya the staying light longer, but like someone else said winter doesn't start in the northwest til mid to late January and sometimes sticks around til late March. Two weeks ago it was in...
Forum: Commuting 12-28-14, 10:39 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,158
Posted By Fizzaly
Boise foothills disagree! ...

Boise foothills disagree!

http://i.imgur.com/hN49Xq7.jpg
Forum: Commuting 12-18-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,037
Posted By Fizzaly
If a Bicycle rehab existed I'm sure my wife would...

If a Bicycle rehab existed I'm sure my wife would have checked me in a few years ago...:thumb:
Forum: Commuting 12-11-14, 10:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,792
Posted By Fizzaly
I ride regardless, we got a freak storm last...

I ride regardless, we got a freak storm last month in boise got 7" in two days then the temp dropped into single digits so everything froze and actually made riding easier. I bought a new pair of...
Forum: Commuting 12-10-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Fizzaly
I Rebent my bracket for the front rack to first...

I Rebent my bracket for the front rack to first go down then out and up basically made a "U" to get it under the cable(I was running v-brakes) if you need a picture let me know I can snap a quick...
Forum: Commuting 12-09-14, 11:00 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Fizzaly
Do you have any shots from the front, I'm having...

Do you have any shots from the front, I'm having a hard time understanding how you fit 55 wide fenders on that frame. I'm not trying to say you're wrong I just can't see from that angle, I had a...
Forum: Commuting 12-05-14, 05:39 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,161
Posted By Fizzaly
Is a screen name I came up with back in the aol...

Is a screen name I came up with back in the aol messenger days, it was the first set of letters I typed that didn't require a number after them and it's just kinda stuck ever since. I think I've...
Forum: Commuting 12-04-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 919
Posted By Fizzaly
Getting a more traditional "full coverage" fender...

Getting a more traditional "full coverage" fender would be the best bet but like others have suggested getting a mud flap or spray skirt also helps? Your biggest problem is your fender is nearly the...
Forum: Winter Cycling 11-17-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 76,741
Posted By Fizzaly
About to head out the door, temp is 6f with some...

About to head out the door, temp is 6f with some wind. Base layer of merino wool long underwear, wool boot socks. Soft shell vest with insulated wind she'll over, rain pants (still snow on ground),...
Forum: Commuting 11-14-14, 04:25 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,690,027
Posted By Fizzaly
Recently got the winter bike finished and am...

Recently got the winter bike finished and am glad! Almost didn't put the studded snow tires on as I thought this so called storm was gonna flop. So far we've gotten more snow that we've gotten...
Forum: Commuting 10-15-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,690,027
Posted By Fizzaly
Finally finish up (for now) the back up/winter...

Finally finish up (for now) the back up/winter commuter last night and it's already the primary, it's time to tear down the kuwie and replace the drivetrain. Upon some routine maintenance I noticed...
Forum: Commuting 10-12-14, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 669
Posted By Fizzaly
I've been riding through construction for the...

I've been riding through construction for the whole year while hey build a new bridge over an interstate I have to cross but they're maiming the bike lane worse by now havnt two lanes into on ramp...
Forum: Commuting 10-11-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Fizzaly
To post stuff for sale I believe you have to have...

To post stuff for sale I believe you have to have a premium membership though, regardless of which section its in.
Forum: Commuting 10-09-14, 08:44 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,690,027
Posted By Fizzaly
It's a random project I've been messing with,...

It's a random project I've been messing with, it's a Whelen brand light usually used as a driving or scene light on fire trucks I got from work, I'm using a 12v 8kmah battery through a pulse width...
Forum: Commuting 10-09-14, 06:14 PM
Replies: 14,493
Views: 8,690,027
Posted By Fizzaly
Building up the new winter bike and figured I may...

Building up the new winter bike and figured I may as well get a fitment for the new stupidly bright headlight (I've made it dimable for road use). Sadly the bike will be non disc for now as I just...
Forum: Utility Cycling 09-18-14, 09:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,400
Posted By Fizzaly
Yes. with that being said though I'd...

Yes.

with that being said though I'd probably only use one on my commuter as it sees the most use and is generally the number one offender of marking up my right leg.
Forum: Commuting 09-18-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,092
Posted By Fizzaly
I'm in the works building a new monster this...

I'm in the works building a new monster this year, I'm resurrecting a past frame that's been sitting an early 2000's trek, I'm currently doing some up grades on my MTB which works out pertly so the...
Forum: Commuting 09-18-14, 09:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,099
Posted By Fizzaly
I recently got a Portland design works tail...

I recently got a Portland design works tail light, it comes with a seat post, rack, and seat stay mounts which is handy for multiple bikes, it also has a reflector which is nice. I run the rack...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-14, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 611
Posted By Fizzaly
Either way adding extra hand positions will be...

Either way adding extra hand positions will be super helpful. I went the route of shallow drops "dirt drops" and couldn't be happier. It I see no reason why bar ends would be any less desirable and...
Forum: Commuting 09-07-14, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 560
Posted By Fizzaly
He tougher of the two materials is gonna win...

He tougher of the two materials is gonna win every time and denim is pretty strong. I ride a leather saddle on my commuter it's 35 years old and I'm pretty sure indestructible.
Forum: Commuting 09-06-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 10,295
Posted By Fizzaly
My coworkers are always offering me rides home...

My coworkers are always offering me rides home and act surprised everytime when I tell the no thanks I enjoy riding, it's the winter when I get the most comments usually "are you nuts". Funny thing...
Forum: Commuting 09-06-14, 10:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By Fizzaly
And learn how to ride safely...

And learn how to ride safely...
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